What can happen in a week? Apparently quite a bit when Trump is president. Alain, Anneke, and Cris break down "alternative facts", the social media gag-order, the immigration ban, the 12th Article of Faith, and ways to get involved. Some harsh laguage is used in this episode, please keep children out of the room.
Our hosts join us on MLK Day to discuss the definition of public service, Mormonleaks, The Church's tax exempt status, and more.
Alain and Cris are back from a busy Holiday Break ready to jump into the topics of the day: Inauguration, repealing the ACA, loving bishops, ancient philosophers and the serenity prayer.
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Cris and his wife (Marlo Balmanno our producer) were called into the bishop's office. New callings, tithing settlement? It wasn't what they expected. This heart warming story will surprise you as well.
Anneke and Cris sit down this week and review the first presidential debate of the season. Other topics include The Church's removal of a scripture from For The Strength of The Youth standards handbook, international trade, Wells Fargo and the US's obsession with credit and more.
Mike Weinholtz Utah's Democratic candidate for governor and founder of CHG Healthcare joins us this week. Learn more about his background and his vision for the future of our beautiful state. Topics: healthcare, environmental stewardship, LDS values, and education.
Last season four first time voters weighed in on today's political issues. This week we welcomed three women back for a rousing discussion. Topics range from pardoning Snowden, The Avenger's: Civil War, one issue voting and more.
Cris Balmanno is back! The largest gathering of Native Americans in 150 years took place this week. Our hosts discuss what makes this protest so poignant. Cris our resident IT guy gives us Apple Issues 101: what the EU back taxes mean for the company and if head phone cords are a thing of the past. Should Facebook censor iconic images? Plus one giant rant that will get everyone talking.
Anneke Garcia sits in for Cris this week as Alain and her discuss the sainthood of Mother Teresa, Elizabeth Smart's message against porn and purity culture. Alain asks,"Taco Trucks on every corner? Why not!?" Plus we revisit the Epi-pen debacle, Turkey, Joe Biden, the Kurds, and texting while driving.
This week we explore religious freedom, burkinis, the history of the potato chip and more.