MY RADIO SHOW/PODCAST HAS
COVERED IMPORTANT TOPICS
As we move into the last months of 2022, the urge to look back (a not altogether welcome impulse) creeps upon me.
The disruptions of this year — owing to COVID, some technical issues, and other concerns — are most apparent in this blog. You who follow my humble scribblings haven’t had much to follow lately — for which I apologize abjectly.
I’ve been able to keep reasonably close to a production schedule for my radio show, “Free Expression.” And so I’m happy to draw your attention to my latest episodes, which cover a number of important topics.
Take some time to sample a few. I particularly urge those of you in Michigan to catch my latest (Episode 63), in which I speak with Dr. Monica Miller, a longtime anti-abortion activist and founder of Citizens for a Pro-Life Society. Monica has some hair-raising insights into the dangers posed by Proposal 3, a dishonorable effort to amend the state constitution appearing on the current election ballot.
For one thing, Proposal 3 would legalize all types of abortion — including dismemberment, or so-called “partial-birth abortion” — right up to immediately before delivery. For another, it would lay a legal foundation for wholesale mutilation and sterilization of gender-conflicted children, without parental consent.
This is something which must be stopped. And Monica is rallying the troops to do just that.
Her interview and other provocative discussions can be accessed via Podbean, the well known podcasting platform. Just go here…
Episodes currently posted…
Episode 63: (1) Pro-Life activist Monica Miller lays out the evils of Proposal 3, a ballot initiative that would legalize abortion in Michigan up to birth, and open the door to “sex-change” procedures for children without parental consent; (2) singer-songwriter and music entrepreneur Burke Ingraffia, talks about the second annual Catholic Song Contest; (3) I offer a song of my own, “On My Way Back Home,” which won the Best Country Gospel award in last year’s contest.
Episode 62: (1) Philosophy Professor John Finley discusses Sexual Identity, the book he edited exploring current conflicts and confusion over gender and sexuality; (2) journalist Sarah Weaver examines how media and civil liberties groups are ignoring the medical harm being done to gender-conflicted young people; (3) Catholic singer-songwriter Anna Nuzzo offers her song, “Falling On My Knees.”
Episode 61: (1) Attorney Ron London, of the Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression, warns about the legal consequences of online posting of video shot on government property; (2) author and entrepreneur Matt Pinto discusses a conference he’s organized on how electronic currency will impact churches, Catholic businesses, and individual believers.
Episode 60: (1) Motion picture devotee Analee McGraw explains how her organization, the Educational Guidance Institute, uses classic films to help young people understand moral principles; (2) Catholic scholar, author and blogger, Leila Lawlor discusses helping children develop their moral imaginations.
Episode 59: (1) Stephen Meyer of the Discovery Institute looks at scientific evidence for the idea of an intentional creation of the universe; (2) Anthony Esolen of Magdalen College discusses his online journal, Word & Song, which explores music and poetry.
Episode 58: (1) Conversation with The Hillbilly Thomists, a group of Dominican priests who are trying to introduce Catholics to the joys of country gospel music; (2) Fr. Stephen McGraw discusses his mission work in the Dominican Republic.
Episode 57: (1) Trent Talbot, CEO of Brave Books, discusses combating propaganda aimed at children through kids’ books; (2) Hillsdale College scripture scholar, Justin Jackson, explores understanding biblical imagery.
Episode 56: (1) Rebecca Hatfield and Bryant Haines describe how their screening organization, 2nd Vote, identifies corporations to avoid because of their support of morally objectionable causes; (2) educator Helen Freeh explores the distorted view of families and relationships propagated in Disney films, even when Walt Disney himself was producing them.
All of these can be found here…
I’d love to know what you think of these sessions — as well as what books you’re reading, what media you follow, what sort of music communicates with your soul, plus your suggestions on topics I might explore in future episodes. Please go to the Contact Page, and share your thoughts.
The Diocese of Lansing provides a thorough explanation of Proposal 3 and its manifold dangers — including a video message from Bishop Earl Boyea. Check out the diocesan website…
Abortion advocates are nothing if not deceptive. All the ad materials promoting Proposal 3 tout “a woman’s right to choose.” This, of course, is merely an attempt to distract from the bloody murder that’s being chosen.
Britain’s left-leaning Guardian newspaper recently offered another glimpse of such propagandistic slight-of-hand. It featured a photo of cotton-like human tissue, claiming that this is what an unborn child looks like at less than 10 weeks gestational development. Interestingly, the lie was exposed by a “pro-choice” advocate who apparently is also an honest person…
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