2014 Shows

EP 001 - What is a Libertarian?

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November 4th, 2014

This Week: It's the first ever episode of the political paradox podcast. On today's show, Paul explains what exactly a libertarian is. Then, he shares his story of how he became a libertarian.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

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EP 002 - Healthcare, Government Bans and The Olympics

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November 18th, 2014

This Week: How much "Free" healthcare really costs Canadians. Then, you won't believe what the province of Ontario is going to ban next... no really you won't believe it. Plus, the ridiculous list of IOC demands that prompted Norway to pull out of it's 2022 Olympic bid.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: How Much "Free" Health Care Really Costs Canadians

Article: Americans will pay an average of $328 a month for an Obamacare health plan, figures reveal

Article: Making Ontario's Roads Safer

Article: The Olympics: The Biggest Corporatist Sports Scam of All

EP 003 - Ferguson Protests, Uber and Menu Calorie Counts

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December 2nd, 2014

This Week: We talk about how the police in Ferguson have handled the Mike Brown situation. Then, Taxi's are upset about unregulated ride sharing services coming into Canada. And, we look at calorie counts on restaurant menus... is it a good idea or not?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: The Ongoing Situation in Ferguson

Article: Uber petition latest volley against taxi 'cartel'

Article: Ontario’s government plans to keep pushing for chains to post nutrition data in restaurants

Article: Socialists Push For $20 Minimum Wage But Won’t Pay Workers That Much

Article: A real Mickey Mouse election: Florida vote supervisor releases names of every bizarre write-in for November poll – with Disney favourite winning 300 votes

EP 004 - Electoral Reform, Price Gouging, and Climate Change

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December 16th, 2014

This Week: We talk about the Canada-US Price Gap, can Government legislation really fix this problem? Then, the NDP are on the electoral reform bandwagon... again. Plus, more fake statistics from the climate change movement... is anybody still taking these guys seriously?

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Canada-U.S. Price Gap: Competition Bureau Gets News Investigative Powers

Article: NDP’s Mulcair to talk about electoral reform in Sunday, Monday visit

Article: The Beer Store’s secret sweetheart deal with LCBO revealed

Article: 100% Of US Warming Since 1990, Is Due To Fake Temperatures

Article: Look What You Did To The Maldives

Article: McDonald's making gains in Canadian coffee wars, as U.S. sales decline deepens

EP 005 - Federal Election, CBC Cuts and Transit Innovation

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December 23rd, 2014

This Week: We may be a lot closer to a federal election than you think. Then, the CBC falls victim of the 'Washington Monument' syndrome. And I officially welcome the Toronto Transit Commission to the 21st century.

Articles and Links Mentioned:

Article: Elections Canada aims to be on election footing by March 2015

Article: New Democrat MPs top spenders on hospitality

Article: Culture of entitlement runs deep at TO2015

Article: TTC to take credit & debit purchases at all stations in 2015

Article: CBC shortens local supper-hour newscasts