On the eve of the Super Tuesday primaries, including a big one in Texas, Scott Ott weighs in on the GOP presidential race, including Donald Trump’s difficulty distancing himself from the KKK and David Duke, whack job rumors of Romney (again), the RNC’s real agenda, and the best way to decide where to cast your ballot. The interview with Dave Williams and Amy Chodroff first aired in Dallas-Fort Worth on KLIF 570AM Monday, February 29, 2016 at 5:17 a.m..
Despite having two Cuban-American presidential candidates — Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio — Republicans don’t seem to be doing much to reach the rapidly growing Latino population. In this episode (#34) of Scott Ott Podcast, my daughter, Grace Barron-Martinez, makes the pitch for changing the approach from talk of walls and simmering xenophobia, to genuine connection with these future voters who share many Republican values.
It’s time for Republicans to speak bluntly about the undeniable weakness of Donald “Donny” Trump. On the eve of Super Tuesday, just before the GOP debate in Houston, I gave advice to Senators Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio for hamstringing the pompous blow-hard. Wonder of wonders, they took it. Listen to find out how they can take it further on episode #33 of Scott Ott Podcast.
Antonin Scalia, associate justice of the Supreme Court, died this week, but he left me with two priceless lessons — one about the Constitution, and the other about living a happy life. His view of the law, would keep the future in the hands of the people. His view of people would keep all of us happier in the long run. Joy and tears at the same time on this episode (#32) of Scott Ott Podcast.
Obscene, racist, anti-Semitic, homosexual slurs…that’s how supporters of Donald Trump responded to my recent Scott Ott Thought video, listing the 10 reasons why I’m not supporting him. Hear that story, plus my response to some listener questions about the presidential race on this episode (#31) of Scott Ott Podcast.
When Trumpians attack! I recount my experience with my most popular Scott Ott Thought ever, that resulted in a barrage of obscene, racist, anti-Semitic insults from supporters of Donald Trump. In this episode, I also talk about what the late Antonin Scalia taught me this week about the Constitution and about life.
Populism and Progressivism sweeps the land, as Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders give voice to the heart’s cry of so many Americans. Do liberty-lovers, Conservatives, Constitutionalists — even Republicans — have anything useful to say to these folks on the topics of student loan debt, manufacturing jobs, crony capitalism, racial injustice and immigration? Listen to Scott Ott Podcast #30 to learn a basic formula for addressing these concerns.
Progressives and populists (Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump) are connecting with millions of people around issues like student loan debt, manufacturing jobs, immigration, crony capitalism and racial justice. Do Conservatives, Republicans and other liberty-lovers have something to say about these issues? In this episode of Scott Ott Show (#18), we approach each one from a Constitutional free-market perspective in a way designed to win friends and influence people.
A young feminist needs Hillary Clinton like a fish needs a bicycle, to paraphrase a saying popularized by former feminist icon Gloria Steinem. On episode #29 of Scott Ott Podcast, we talk with my 27-year-old Progressive daughter, Grace Barron-Martinez about Steinem’s awkward interview with comedian Bill Maher, and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright’s damnation of Grace and her fellow non-Hillaryites to a special place in Hell. What can Hillary do to turn the tide of youth, and especially young women, toward the one who would become the first female president?
On the heels of a new round of sniping and squabbling among Republican presidential candidates, I offer a new way to approach the whole process…one that could change your frustration to joy. In episode #28 of Scott Ott Podcast, I explain how, “You are the face of liberty. You are the picture of the pursuit of happiness.”