Past Shows

Episode 101 - Gun Myths 101
July 16th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: It's a special edition of the Political Paradox Podcast. It's episode 101, and we're talking gun myths 101.

On This Week's Show:
                - Does gun control work in other countries?             
                - Is America the only country that experiences mass shootings?
                - How influential is the NRA?
                - Can we trust gun death statistics?
                - Can police prevent mass shootings?
                - And much more!

Episode 100- Childcare, Tobacco, And D.B. Cooper
July 2nd, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: A new report suggests a severe shortage of childcare spaces in Canada, but the shortage might not be as bad as it seems. Then, UK students complain over 8am start times, newsflash: the REAL world doesn't start at noon. Plus, how you can get that movie theatre popcorn in your own home.

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                Article: D.B. Cooper unmasked at last? Investigators say they've now confirmed skyjacker's identity

Episode 099- Immigration, Marijuana, And Private Property
June 25th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The trump North Korea summit is a success, but some don't think so. Then, Lyndsay Shepard sues her former University, this case could be VERY interesting. Plus, we now have an answer to that age old libertarian question: Who will build the roads?

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Episode 098 - The Election, Climate Change, And Wedding Cakes
June 11th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The PC's win a majority, what's next for the province of Ontario? Then, alarmists claim that deadly hurricanes have doubled due to climate change, but the real reason is a lot simpler. Plus, declining your ballot isn't the protest you think it is.

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Episode 097 - The Election, Free Trade, And Libertarians
June 4th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The Liberals give up the on the race, the NDP do an about face and the conservatives are still in first place.

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                Link:    The Ontario Libertarian Party

Episode 096 - The Election, The Debate, And Coffee
May 28th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: Debate analysis... we've got your debate analysis. Then, Polls have the NDP winning the popular vote... but will this translate winning enough seats? Plus, you think your coffee habit is expensive... wait till you hear the federal governments latest expense on java.

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Link:    Laurier Lispop
                Article: Tim Hortons falls to 67th in reputation rankings

Episode 095 - The Election, Amber Alerts, And Music
May 21st, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio


This Week: Ontario's Progressive Conservatives would allow beer and wine in corner stores if elected, is the a good idea? Then, a women's advocacy group wants to control the music you listen to, who died and put them in charge? Plus, want lower taxes and service cuts... vote for the NDP?

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Episode 094 - The Debate, Distracted Driving, And Government Handouts
May 14th, 2018- Podcast / Show Audio

This Week:
The first Ontario leaders debate is in the books, we have the highlights... and the lowlights. Then, a new scalper bot law is coming soon, will this measure put an end to online ticket gauging? Plus, did you get that emergency alert on your phone this week? No... you're not the only one.

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Episode 093 - The Ontario Election, Minimum Wage Policy, And Fake News
May 7th, 2018- Podcast / Show Audio

This Week:
Doug For flip flops again on another issue, does this guy have ANY principals? Then, some Families say minimum-wage changes are cutting jobs for people with disabilities. Plus, the three economic fallacies that just won't die.


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Episode 092 - The Toronto Van Attack, Universal Basic Income, And Racism

April 30th, 2018- Podcast / Show Audio

This Week:
Quebec's Green Party is calling for police to give up their guns... is this really a good idea? Then, the progressive left is trying to erase history, we'll tell you what's happening in Boston. Plus, our thoughts on the recent Toronto van attack.


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Episode 091 - The Ontario Election, Housing, And The Gender Pay Gap

April 23rd, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The Ontario election campaign is getting ugly... and it hasn't even started yet. Then, you've heard of gun control... get ready for knife control in the UK. Plus, is the modern feminist movement anti-woman?

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Episode 090 -
Electromagnetic Pulse Attacks
April 16th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio
   

This Week: It's been another slow week in politics so this week we'll be talking about EMP Electromagnetic pulse... you'll be in for a shock.

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Episode 089 - Elite Politicians, The Ontario Election, And Coffee

April 9th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio
   
This Week: It's been quite a week for arrogant politicians... we have two audio examples. Then, president Trump claims Amazon is costing the post office money... we'll explain the REAL reason for the losses. Plus, coffee causes cancer... but only in California.

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Episode 088 -
Affordable Housing, Identity Politics, And Gun Reform
April 2nd, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The federal government wants to declare housing a human right... I'll tell why it's not. Then, Ontario's sunshine list is out... we'll explain why the $100,000 threshold is still relevant. Plus, is Facebook listening to your conversations?

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Episode 087 - The Wage Gap, Universal Dental Coverage, And Amelia Earhart

March 19th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio


This Week: Ontario's New Democrats propose to bring in universal dental care if elected... but will such a plan work in Canada? Plus, oh that Doug Ford... is he in favour of privatizing pot sales or not? Then, even Canada's equal pay coalition admits that the gender wage gap statistics are bogus.

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Article: Doug Ford wants free market for cannabis in Ontario
Article: Province’s marijuana monopoly will be known as the ‘Ontario Cannabis Store’
Article: Ontario to bring in ‘pay transparency’ bill that aims to close gender wage gap
Article: The truth about the wage gap myth
Article: Donald Trump will become the first EVER U.S. president to meet with a North Korean leader
Article: Let youth start voting at 16, urges Liberal MPP in private member’s bill
Article: Beltway freaks out as Trump proposes death penalty for drug dealer
Article: Justin Bieber urges fans to sign March for Our Lives petition for stricter gun control laws
Article: Target, seeing better candidates, raises starting pay, again
Article: NDP will give Ontario full dental coverage, convert student loans to grants
Article: Sufferers pull out teeth due to lack of dentists
Article: United Airlines mistakenly flies family's Kansas-bound dog to Japan
Article: Bones discovered on a Pacific island belong to Amelia Earhart, forensic analysis shows

Episode 086 - The Florida Shooting, The Olympics, And Cassette Tapes
March 5th, 2018 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The democrats introduce the assault weapons ban of 2018; let's be honest, this is pretty much a ban on ALL firearms. Then, some want the CRTC to ban piracy websites; I think the government may have a place here. Plus, nine things you may have missed in last week's federal budget.

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Episode 085 - Electoral Reform, Scalper Bots, And Socialism
October 25th, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: Is the federal government backtracking on a major election promise? Some indications point to yes. Then, Ontario is pushing to ban scalper bots, I'll tell you why this plan won't work. Plus, is the US election rigged?

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Episode 084 - Minimum Wage, Electoral Reform, And The Canadian Healthcare System
October 18th, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: Conflict of interest in Ontario... should the government be deciding who gets to take water from a well? Then, my experience at our local electoral reform meeting. Plus, Trump is right about one thing... the Canadian healthcare system is sub par.

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Episode 083 - Private Healthcare, Hillary's Health, And Trusting Government
September 13th, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: A Poll claims Canadians trust in Government is on the rise, this poll is complete bogus and I'll tell you why. Then, Private healthcare in B.C.? It may be happening. Plus, want to know who will the U.S. presidency?... just look to the stock market.

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Episode 082 - Home Inspectors, Minimum Wage, And Climate Change
August 23rd, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: Inspecting the inspectors, will Ontario's push to regulate home inspectors REALLY protect consumers? Then, marijuana legislation is starting to take shape, and it isn't pretty. Plus, Don't call it a comeback it's been here for years, global COOLING is on the horizon.

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Episode 081 - US Election Debates, Government Grants To Business, And Media
August 9th, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: You can now order alcohol online from the Ontario Government, but more efficient private sector alternatives have been in place for years. Then, Does Government funding REALLY help small business? Plus, Hilary Clinton is going to raise taxes on the middle class, yup... that's what she said!

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Episode 080 - Thoughts On The Republican And Democratic Conventions
August 2nd, 2016 -
Podcast / Show Audio

This Week:
We offer our thoughts on the recent Republican And Democratic Conventions

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                Video: Ted Cruz's Full Speech At The 2016 Republican National Convention                 Article: Melania Trump’s Alleged Plagiarism Was Just a Front to Distract Us From Her Rickroll

Episode 079 - Electoral Reform, Political Plagiarism, And Money In Politics
July 19th, 2016 -
Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: Still no sign of these electoral town halls, now the government says... meh just organize it yourself. Plus, Did Melania Trump plagiarize a speech, I'll give you my take. Then, 40% of Canadians say they're not saving enough for retirement, why is this?

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Episode 078 - Electoral Reform Debate
July 5th, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: We present audio of a recent debate on electoral reform.

Episode 077 - The Brexit Vote, Toll Lanes, And Solar  Energy
June 28th, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The Brexit vote, why this is a victory for freedom. Then, StatsCan says It's trying to save your life, I say it's an excuse for bigger government. Plus, our thoughts on last week's CNN town hall with Gary Johnson.

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Episode 076 - CPP Reform, Guaranteed Basic Income, And Political Buzz Words
June 21st, 2016 -
Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The feds and provinces are working on CPP reform, can we just admit that the CPP is a pyramid scheme already? Then, Switzerland's voters reject a plan for a guaranteed basic income, this is an example everyone should follow. Plus, Some words of wisdom from the great George Carlin.

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Episode 075 - The Orlando Shooting, Electoral Reform, And Trump
June 14th, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: Another mass shooting in America, we'll shoot down some anti-gun myths. Then the Government shuffles the chairs on their electoral reform committee, but the Liberals STILL have a majority of seats. Plus, Cheri DiNovo will be next leader of the federal NDP, we'll tell you how we know.

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Episode 074 - #CPC16, Childhood Obesity, And Social Justice Warriors
May 31st, 2016 - Podcast / Show Audio

This Week: The Trudeau Liberals pull a prank at the Conservative convention, and the media fell for it too. Then, the Libertarian party has picked it's nominee for the 2016 election, but was Gary Johnson the right choice? Plus, what's the REAL reason politicians favour a $15/hr minimum wage?

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