Episode 22

Published on:

31st Jan 2024

Gimme a "V" for Vilardebo! (Pt 1)

We welcome special guest and fellow candidate for SC State House, Matt Vilardebo!

Opening Banter (00:00)

Introduction (01:16)

  • Florida school board urges Moms of Liberty co-founder to resign (Axios)
  • Florida GOP chair faces police investigation (Axios)
  • Former Sen. Larry Craig Argues His Bathroom Antics Were Part Of His Work (NPR)

Introducing Matt Vilardebo (04:13)

  • South Carolina House of Representatives District 26 (Ballotpedia)
  • Candidates announce interest in State House District 26 Seat (CN2 News)

On the Campaign Trail (05:20)

Interview with Matt Vilardebo (24:20)

  • Teachers With Guns: District by District, a Push to Arm Educators Is Growing (Education Week)
  • The quiet rise of Christian dominionism (The Christian Century)
  • The Christian Nationalism of Speaker Mike Johnson (Time)

Closing (52:20)

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Black White and Blue in the South
Discussing Democratic Politics... with a Southern Flair
Welcome to "Black White and Blue in the South," the dynamic podcast that unites two progressive Democrats with distinct perspectives on the pressing issues of our time. Join hosts, Dr. Jumelle Brooks and Bill Kimler, as they engage in candid conversations about politics, society, and the pursuit of a more equitable future.

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Barrett Gruber

A transplant from Atlanta to Columbia; Barrett has been using his voice and quick whit to entertain for decades. Starting out in Radio and Television in the late 20th century, Barrett finds himself entertaining again in the 21st Century via a media that's easily paused.