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Jun 24, 2021

In a Wall Street Journal Op Ed on Monday, June 21 two lobbyists close to Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and former House Speaker John Boehner gave us a patronizing look at how our political elite consider the vagaries of 'more democracy' or direct governance through voting.

Read full Op Ed Here

Mike Solon, a...


Jun 17, 2021

In the weeks On the Rocks Politica, we’re exploring the idea that white male candidates for office, in an effort to bring equity before the public, should bow out of races when their opponent is a BIPOC or female in order to support said candidate.

Co-host Scott M. Graves recently considered this concept following...


Jun 10, 2021

This week we spoke to the impending national legislation in the Senate which will begin to increase our public spending on Research and Development, particularly in the areas of artificial intelligence (AI), semicondictors and other innovation sectors.  Since the decades following the 1960's the United States...


Jun 3, 2021

It's that time of week again! Time for another hearty glass of "On the Rocks Politica"! 

This week Hosts Scott M. Graves & Bruce Chester get into a lively discussion on the national topic of the (or rather, the lack thereof a) January 6th Investigation Committee. 

Even though this topic takes most of the episode, Scott...