Category Archives: Edwin Lyngar

From the RGJ: The right wing may have stolen the Supreme Court, but liberals won the culture war

My latest piece on the RGJ is up.  Here is an excerpt, below. I’m already hearing from a lot of people who thought the piece captured some hope in an otherwise hopeless time.

The right wing may have stolen the Supreme Court, but liberals won the culture war: Lyngar

Things seem bleak today, but I feel hopeful. Donald Trump’s latest right-wing pick for the Supreme Court likely will be confirmed, pushing America’s highest court far to the right of American public opinion and good taste. By vast margins, Americans support the rights of women, minorities, immigrants and the LGBTQ community. Despite the conservative tilt of our corrupt and broken government, the culture war is over and liberals have won … CONTINUE

 

Check out my column in the Reno Gazette Journal

Greetings all!

I started writing a bi-weekly column in the Reno Gazette Journal. I’ve had several in there over the years as a guest writer, but now I have a regular gig every couple weeks on Sunday. The last one was about Freedom of Speech.  Check it out if you are so inclined.

I’ll keep posted my new work for the RGJ right here, so check back often. Also, watch for original content right here as well. Next week, I’ll cover how my radio career imploded. Let’s here it for failure!!

 

Discussing “Religious Exemptions” with Nathaniel Lloyd

Today I welcomed reoccurring guest, Nathaniel Lloyd, author and purveyor of the podcast, Historical Blindness. We discuss:

  1. President Donald Trump announced more “religious exceptions” to the affordable care act and the history of religious discrimination in America.
  2. VP Mike Pence’s public relations move this weekend at the NFL.
  3. Trump’s battle with Senator Bob Corker.

Talking Fake News with Dr. Gleb Tsipursky

Today I sat down with Gleb Tsipursky to talk about fake news.

Gleb is passionate about promoting truth, rational thinking, and wise decision-making. He is a professorat OSU, serves as the volunteer President of the nonprofit Intentional Insights, is a co-founder of the Pro-Truth Pledge, and the author of a number of a number of books, most notablyThe Truth Seeker’s Handbook: A Science-Based Guide, due out in October 2017. He is currently writing The Alternative to Alternative Facts: Fighting Post-Truth Politics with Behavioral Science. He regularly publishes in venues like Time, Scientific AmericanPsychology TodaySalonThe Conversation, and elsewhere. Personal website: GlebTsipursky.com. Email: gleb (at) intentionalinsights (dot) org.

Interview with Jason Kander About Let America Vote

My guest today was Jason Kander, President of @LetAmericaVote. Former Missouri Secretary of State and Army intelligence officer, Afghanistan veteran and CNN contributor.

We also discuss taxes, and we have a fun story about camping today.

Beyond Spin with Guest Chip Evans

Our guest was Chip Evans, host of the Chip Evans show on Saturday, to talk about what’s on his show this week and the latest in his own political journey.

We heard from Kimmi Cole about an event with rural Democrats.

I talk about Eleanor’s crazy hat day.

And again, the situation unfolding in Puerto Rico is staggering.