On this episode…
— GE CEO smacks Bernie Sanders off his socialist high horse
— FedEx CEO walks through the history of prosperity born from innovation, deregulation and free trade
— In praise of brokered conventions: A walk through the surprising history of Republicans nominating candidates who were not delegate leaders before the convention.
— Scott Ott sings
[NOTE: Annoying echo vanishes about 7:30 minutes in. I apologize for the glitch.]
In my KLIF 570AM interview with Dave Williams and Amy Chodroff (3/14/2016), I try to make sense of Ben Carson’s endorsement of Donald Trump, Trump’s dog-whistle to his ruffians against Bernie Sanders, and Marco Rubio’s last-ditch desperate strategy.
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.
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.
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.
Scott Ott will host a GOP Presidential Debate pre-game edition of Scott Ott Show at a special time: Thursday, January 28, 2016 from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Eastern, on YouTube and Periscope (via Twitter @Scott_Ott). The show will feature a LIVE chatroom on YouTube so viewers can talk communicate with each other and with the host, as well as Periscope’s interactive chat feature.
I watched Sarah Palin’s whole speech endorsing Donald Trump, watched Trump’s whole speech at Liberty University and read Trump’s whole new book. I’ve got a whole lot to say about all of that, plus some tips from my own experience running for local office, in case you’re thinking of doing such a thing.
All of that and more on episode 15 of Scott Ott Show.