within this week The Because the round tableEditors Matt Welch, Catherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and special guest Elizabeth Nolan Brown examine recent proposals from Florida Governor Ron DeSantis intended to combat various cultural grievances and an audience’s questions about the private power grid.
0:22: Governor Ron DeSantis and state power
27:02: President Joe Biden’s upcoming State of the Union address
36:09: Weekly audience question
47:21: The Super Bowl myth
52:44: This week’s cultural recommendation
As mentioned in this podcast:
“Ron DeSantis wants $12 million to transport immigrants ‘from any point’ in US” by Fiona Harrigan
“Did Ron DeSantis Really Change the AP African American Studies Curriculum?” By Bonnie Christian
“For Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, political stunts matter more than substance,” by Peter Suderman
Keith E. “Latest DeSantis Higher Ed Reform Proposals” by Whittington
“University of Florida may not like Ron DeSantis by suppressing speech, alleges,” by Joe Lancaster
“The Problem with DeSantis’ ‘Stop Wake’ Act” by Jack Weissmuller and Daniel Thompson.
“If Ron DeSantis is so bad, why is it so good to live in Florida?” By Nick Gillespie and Jack Weissmuller
“Biden’s spending spree is unprecedented,” by Jonathan Bydlak.
“The New York Times Blames ‘Deregulation’ for Regulated Electric Costs,” by Josiah Neely
“2021 Texas Power Crisis: What Happened and What Can Be Done to Avoid Another One?” by Michael Giberson
“Super Bowl Sex Trafficking Myth Gives Good Cover for Federal Security Theater” by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
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