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According to the Washington Post tribalism in American politics is dividing us like never before, but is this really the case? Why is the American political arena so polarizing? Join us in a conversation to remind us that we are people not tribes today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Friday, January 26th, 2024

 

Direct download: TPS_012724_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:03pm EST

Anyone remember William Wilberforce? We know of his leadership in abolishing the slave trade but he had a second mission for Great Britain: the restoration of manners. Is there any chance such a mission could be restored in American political discourse today? That’s the conversation on this week’s episode of The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Wayne Shepherd and Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, December 8th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_120923_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:19pm EST

The Washington Post has recently published an article taking shots at Congressman Jim Jordan. There is so much we could discuss about Congressman Jordan's character from personal relationships but the bigger question to us is - Why are they so afraid of him? Why are they trying to bury Congressman Jordan? Maybe it's because they recognize a free agent making a difference? Let's discuss the bigger picture together on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Wayne Shepherd and Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, October 27th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_102823_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:28am EST

The Biden Administration is taking, or should we say forcing, new steps in their energy efforts including trying to halt the ability to own a gas stove. In all areas of public policy the Federal Government wants more and more control of what we consume, how we protest, how we exercise our rights, and how we live. Join our team today as we discuss these power grabs and more today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Wayne Shepherd and Dave Zanotti. 

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Release Date: Friday, September 29th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_093023_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 6:00am EST

So who is it going to be? It feels like everyone, from the press to your next door neighbor, is speculating who will receive the Presidential Nominations. Today our team shares their thoughts on the upcoming election and wrestle with the fact that no one really knows what will happens next. Join us today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics 

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Friday, June 23rd, 2023

Direct download: TPS_062423_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:50pm EST

Is this political theater or a genuine threat to the Republic? Does anyone remember "the rule of law"? Join in the conversation today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti 

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Release Date: Wednesday, June 21st, 2023

Direct download: Indictment_26MIN.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:25am EST

Today we tear down the veil that political parties and special interest groups have been protecting on state and federal levels. Our conversation focuses on The Life Issue, Ohio's 60% supermajority amendment, and legalizing marijuana.  Let's follow the money and ask the question "Who is paying the real world price for all this?" Don't miss this episode today on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics 

The Public Square® Long Format Program with host Dave Zanotti

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Release Date: Friday, June 9th, 2023

Direct download: TPS_061023_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:10pm EST

This special edition of The Public Square®, brought to you by the American Election Institute™, features a conversation between Rob Walgate and former Ohio Senate President Larry Obhof. They discuss what it’s really like to serve in elected office, whether there’s any agreement between political parties in the state senate, and what states can do to reduce unnecessary regulations.

Interested in more conversations like this special American Election Institute™ edition of The Public Square®? Stay tuned for more on your local station and coming soon to iHeart, Spotify, Apple Podcasts, and our own The Public Square® mobile app.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Thursday, June 1, 2023

Direct download: LarryObhof_26MIN_pt1.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:04am EST

This week, the team is catching up on interesting stories from state legislatures across the country. What happened to the Speaker of the House in Ohio? Are establishment Democrats and Republicans really playing on the same team for the benefit of special interests? We are discussing the power and corruption of political parties, how they are attempting to consolidate power, and how free agents can fight to get the power back - right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, February 24, 2023

Direct download: TPS_022523_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:44am EST

Here is a clue: It is not Republicans or Democrats. This week we bring this debate to the ground. What happens if someone dares to try and run for public office? What is next on the pro-abortion agenda and how will that agenda impact elections this year and next? We gather looking for real answers to real questions. Please join in the conversation on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, February 10, 2023

Direct download: TPS_021123_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:52pm EST

Our team is now taking a deeper look into the prop elements of President Biden’s most recent speech in Philadelphia. Does the location, the backdrop, the timing, and more set a tone for the speech? Let’s discuss this and more together on The Public Square®. 

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, September 14th, 2022

Direct download: Sep1422_BidenSpeechShow_26MIN_pt03.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:35am EST

Why is the Media obsessed with Donald Trump? What is really behind the motives of the FBI raid at Mar-a-Lago? We discuss this and more all this week on The Public Square®. Tune in today.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, August 26, 2022

Direct download: Aug2722.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:44am EST

Our nation is entering a time of change but is it for better or worse? This isn’t the first time the state of our nation has shifted one way or another but is there anything we can do? Join our panel as we discuss this question and more today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with your host David Zanotti.

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Release Date: Wednesday, June 1st, 2022

Direct download: AmericaInTransition.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:03am EST

Disney is embroiled in a controversy that will not go away. They are not the only company now playing front and center in American politics.

From energy policy to your kids' classroom, what role does corporate America play in dictating public policy? Is the White House in on the scheme and where is Congress?

So much to talk about this week on The Public Square®. Please join in the conversation.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

Release Date: Friday, April 29, 2022

Direct download: Apr3022.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:37am EST

Recently former President Trump held a large rally in Ohio and oddly received no major media coverage. So we have to ask - has the media frenzy surrounding President Trump disappeared? Is he no longer the media’s favorite punching bag? And how does the movement Donald Trump is seeking to maintain impact the elections happening right now? We ask the tough questions today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd. 

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Release Date: Thursday, April 28th, 2022

Direct download: TrumpPhenomenon_26MIN.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 3:02pm EST

Is trusting in a political party the pathway to real reform in America?

Has that strategy ever worked? We are looking for deeper answers in this conversation on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with your hosts David Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd.

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

Direct download: Mar0222_TheFirstThirdParty.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:24am EST

HR1 is a bill that reforms voting procedures on a national level. The bill prohibits voter verification, allows 16 year olds to vote, accepts same day voter registration, and so much more! If this bill is passed it could destroy the American voting system.
 
Listen now on The Public Square® to learn more and find out how you can help. 

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Wednesday, March 16th, 2021

Direct download: Mar1721_Voting_26MINnew.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:00am EST

If you've listened to The Public Square® for any amount of time, you know how we feel about political parties. This week on TPS Express we are taking a historical look at political parties, along with how the current political parties are impacting American politics right now. Was America ever really established to be a two party political system? Tune in for 30 minutes today on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square®  with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Direct download: Jan2021_PoliticalParties.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:14pm EST

The Atlantic Monthly dedicated their December 2019 edition to the discussion of “How to Stop a Civil War.” The American system of government was designed to be incredibly flexible. But as the first Civil War proved, there is a point at which the systems built with such care no longer can hold together. Are we at that point? Tune in today to hear a lively discussion on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, January 10, 2020

Direct download: Jan1120.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 12:27pm EST

Is America on the brink of Civil War? Sounds grim, but let's take a look at what a leading University has to say. Is it revival, renewal or is it too late? Tune in today to hear this dynamic conversation, along with a followup on the Millstones conversation from last week -- all right here on The Public Square® .

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, November 1, 2019

 

Direct download: Nov0219.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:50am EST

The current political climate feels more like The Hunger Games than a Constitutional Republic. What are practical things that we can do to overcome evil by doing good particularly in the current political process?

Tune in today for 30 minutes as we talk about the impeachment process, how it works, and what is in store for the nation. What can we all do about the current situation of the nation? Tune in to The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

 

Direct download: Oct0919_Impeachment_26MIN_pt3.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 2:50pm EST

If you could change one thing about the U.S. Constitution what would it be? Many would say an amendment protecting unborn human life should be the first change. Others contend for a balanced budget amendment and term limits. These proposals are serious and worthy of full consideration. But...

We have a different suggestion. Tune in this week to The Public Square® to hear more about Senate Rule 22 and why there is so much gridlock at the U.S. Capitol. What can we do to change this? Don't miss this very important conversation on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, September 13, 2019

 

Direct download: TPS_091419_WEB.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:13am EST

The nation has been ripped apart by the confirmation hearing for the open seat on the U.S. Supreme Court. Where is the truth in the midst of all of this? And is the truth more important than the seat on the Court? Is the truth more important than political power? Join us this week on The Public Square® as we go behind the rhetoric and rancor and ask the most important question: What is the truth?

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, October 5, 2018 

Direct download: Oct0618.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:31am EST

The story has been featured in hundreds of articles and all across the cable shows. But what is the truth about what just happened to Congressman Jim Jordan? Did he commit some crime? Was there a criminal case involving abuse? Or did a member of the U.S. Congress just get tarred and feathered by a media mob? The media's case against Mr. Jordan will be fully on display this week on The Public Square®. A program you don't want to miss.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Thursday, July 26, 2018 

Direct download: Jul2818.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 9:50pm EST

Progressive leaders are now on record calling for a Civil War, here in America. Should their claims be dismissed or carefully discerned? Join in the conversation this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Thursday, April 12, 2018

 

Direct download: Apr1418.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 8:35pm EST

If we were around in 1860 and looking into the U.S. House and Senate what would we see? Would it look like the House divided we saw during President Trump's State of the Union Address? This week we ask the question: "What does civil war look like?" on The Public Square®. A tough question with real consequences for all our families. Please join in the conversation right here on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, February 9, 2018

 

Direct download: Feb1018.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:12am EST

Has the era of Donald Trump caused the Church to retreat from the arena of public policy? Are pastors afraid to obey the Scriptures and pray out loud for those in authority, for fear that a congregant will take offense? Tough questions about what it means to be salt and light in 2018, along with biblical answers--all this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, February 2, 2018

Direct download: Feb0218.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 1:55pm EST

Is the U.S. Senate the most corrupt branch of the government? Is that possible? Please join us for an exclusive story that will uncover a 100 year old scandal this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, January 26, 2018

 

Direct download: Jan2718.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 10:22am EST

Will Oprah Winfrey be the next President of the United States? To the surprise of many, the 2020 campaign began this month at the Golden Globe Awards. The team takes a look at the three year journey ahead this week on The Public Square®.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, January 19, 2018

 

Direct download: Jan2018.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:01am EST

Is President Donald Trump the answer or the question? Tune in as we discuss the recent news on health care reform and the nomination of Judge Neil Gorsuch. What are the rules of the U.S. Senate about cloture? And how does that affect you? Tune in today as we discuss these important topics.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, April 7, 2017

Direct download: Apr0817.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:52am EST

Over the past few weeks, media reports from around the country have been focused on a county clerk from Rowan County, Kentucky. This week on The Public Square®, the TPS team discusses what's happening in Rowan County and whether the "rule of law" was ignored.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, September 18, 2015

Direct download: Sep1915.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:13am EST

Wow, do we have a lot to talk about this week on The Public Square®. Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Iran. Term limits in Ohio. Hillary Clinton's secret emails. Corruption in the casino industry, in political parties, the list goes on. Sound action packed? Join the rodeo, we mean, radio show right here and learn more about how to make sense of some of the latest headlines.

Topic: Politics

The Public Square® Long Format Program with hosts Dave Zanotti and Wayne Shepherd

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Release Date: Friday, March 20, 2015

Direct download: Mar2115.mp3
Category:Politics -- posted at: 11:34am EST

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