Political Radar

Political Radar

Political Radar discusses political topics from multiple points of views while looking for common ground.

All Episodes

Eric Drzewiecki, joins Elliot for this episode of Political Radar Green Bay. They discuss how will Warren and Sanders policies effect Green Bay and it’s large population of insurance industry employees whether Andrew Yang is sane and knows math, whether Capitalism needs an image re-write

Sep 2019

54 min 13 sec

Chuck Collier, Co-Editor/Reporter for the Denmark News joins Elliot for this episode of Political Radar Green Bay. They discuss local engagement in the political process, corporate influence on lawmakers, and the death of the American family farm.

Sep 2019

42 min 44 sec

Phil Jennerjahn joins Elliot for this episode of Political Radar Green Bay. They discuss the voting record of Green Bay's newest mayor and the conservative view of the 2020 presidential election.

Sep 2019

41 min 1 sec

From Newmakers Network’s Milwaukee studio Elliot discusses the problems with public school with Jacob Jones, Political Radar’s Producer. They discuss the problem of school shootings, the red tape placed on school volunteers, and a recent case of alleged sexual assault from a school employee from Green Bay Southwest High school.

Aug 2019

37 min 25 sec

In this laid back episode of the The Big Picture with Mark Becker, Mark sits down with his good friend and Brown County board member, Tom Sieber. Mark and Tom discuss Tom’s winding road of political identity, the political divide in the media, and gerrymandering.

Aug 2019

1 hr 10 min

Many economists agree that the world is heading to another recession. In this episode Elliot and Jacob discuss how bad the next recession may or may not be, what we can do to prevent it (nothing), and how we should hold those responsible for the previous recession accountable.

Jul 2019

38 min 7 sec

WI State Representative for the 57th District and congressional candidate Amanda Stuck is challenging US Representative Mike Gallagher of Wisconsin’s 8th district on a platform of healthcare reform and receptiveness to the issues facing Wisconsin’s working class. Mark Becker and Amanda discuss how Amanda’s background shapes her as a candidate, The lessons she has learned as an a member of Wisconsin’s minority party, and Congressman Gallagher’s shunning of his community prioritizing party allegiance.

Jul 2019

27 min 24 sec

Donald Trump attacked 4 congresswomen* *collectively know as “The Squad”via Twitter. These attacks have been called out by many as racist, however the deciding factor on if it was racist or not seems to be party affiliation.

Jul 2019

40 min 7 sec

Representative Staush Gruszynski (Assembly District 90) joins Mark Becker for the very first episode of The Big Picture With Mark Becker. They discuss the extreme divide in the Wisconsin state government and how anything can get done with such a divide.

Jul 2019

1 hr 12 min

The 4th of July is a day for Americans to look back at their countries proud history.....or is it? The rise of authoritarianism and cynicism towards the government and wilsonianism intervention has left some Americans more jaded to patriotism/nationalism. Now the controversial president of the US, Donald Trump has set his sights on making the day about him. How will that go over?

Jul 2019

37 min 31 sec

Google, Amazon, Facebook, and Apple are all giant tech companies with massive reach. Recently, some politicians have proposed plans to break up these companies for various reasons. Jacob and Elliot discuss why this may or may not be a good idea and the general control of corporations on America

Jul 2019

46 min 8 sec

Jason Jerry, the founder of the Greater Green Bay Society of the Llama and a community activist is this episode's guest. In this episode, Elliot and Jason talk support for new media, the future of Green Bay under it's new mayor, and local happenings like controversies over liquor licenses.

May 2019

34 min 36 sec

It is about time for the 2020 Presidential Election Primary. In this episode, Elliot and Jacob discuss the announced candidates and what their goals are.

Apr 2019

1 hr 9 min

Changes to the way we vote in the US have been a hot topic over the past few weeks with several states changing their voting systems. In this episode, Elliot and Jacob discuss the effects of the electoral college and some of the alternate systems we could use.

Apr 2019

37 min 20 sec

Joe Moore, one of our most frequent guests and candidate for mayor is this episode's guest. In this episode, Elliot and Joe talk about the results of the mayoral primary, why Joe is pushing a write-in campaign, and what steps we can take to attract people to move to Green Bay.

Mar 2019

38 min 36 sec

Brenda Warren, one of Green Bay's School Board candidates is this episode's guest. In this episode, Elliot and Brenda talk about the steps made to improve the school district and Washington Middle School, security measures in schools, and how/when to cut administrative jobs.

Mar 2019

51 min 12 sec

Eric Vanden Heuvel , one of Green Bay's School Board candidates is this episode's guest. In this episode, Elliot and Kristina about why people leave the school district and thinking outside the box.

Mar 2019

41 min 38 sec

Kristina Shelton, one of Green Bay's School Board candidates is this episode's guest. In this episode, Elliot and Kristina about teacher hiring and why she is running.

Mar 2019

32 min 36 sec

Jacob Jones, the producer of Political Radar is this episode's guest. In this episode, Elliot and Jacob discuss the surprising results of the 2019 Mayoral election Primary for Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Feb 2019

41 min 33 sec

John Jahnke, one of Green Bay's School Board candidates is this episode's guest. In this episode, Elliot asks John about changes that need to be made to the school board and why John is running.

Feb 2019

33 min 9 sec

Joe Moore, one of Green Bay's mayoral candidates and a former three term alderman is this episode's guest. In this episode, Elliot asks Joe about his expected outcomes for the race, the things that set hime apart from the crowd and more.

Feb 2019

33 min 40 sec

Pat Evans, one of Green Bay's mayoral candidates and the Brown County Supervisor for District 9 is this episodes guest. In this episode, Elliot asks Pat about running car fines, how to balance the city's budget, and the lessons to learn from Monopoly.

Feb 2019

36 min 9 sec

Mark Steuer, one of Green Bay's mayoral candidates and Green Bay's Alderman for District 10. In this episode, Elliot asks Mark about the things that set him apart from the crowd andhis reaction to the town hall debate.

Jan 2019

38 min 12 sec

The midterm election was a pretty major success for Democrats and has lead to many questions of what will happen in 2019 and beyond. Elliot and Jacob discuss the chances of a Donald Trump Impeachment and throw out some crazy ideas for who might run for president in 2020.

Dec 2018

42 min 51 sec

Nick Mortensen is one of several candidates running for the position of Mayor in Green Bay, WI. In this episode, Elliot asks Nick about the current political climate in Green Bay and what distinguishes him from the other candidates on the ballot.

Nov 2018

49 min 11 sec

The past few weeks have heated up debates over how we as a nation treat our soldiers both current and past. In this episode, Elliot and Jacob discuss matters like the abysmal state of the VA, disrespect to fallen soldiers, and the current mobilization of troops to the southern border.

Nov 2018

25 min 50 sec

In the Midterm election Democrats made some expected gains while stumbling in some areas. In this episode, Elliot and Jacob discuss the results of the election, some of the races that weren't focused on much, and the tense race for Governor in Wisconsin between Tony Evers and Scott Walker.

Nov 2018

42 min 15 sec

The purging of voter rolls to influence the 2018 midterm election has been a big problem in the past few weeks. This episode Jacob and Elliot discuss their thoughts on voter suppression and make some predictions for the 2018 election.

Nov 2018

37 min 26 sec

Green Bay Board of Education Trustee Rhonda Sitnikau is our guest on this episode of Blind Partisan. This episode Rhonda and Elliot discuss the inner workings of the Green Bay Area Public School District Board of Education and some of the challenges Rhonda has faced since being elected to the board.

Oct 2018

1 hr 5 min

The purging of voter rolls to influence the 2018 midterm election has been a big problem in the past few weeks. This episode Jacob and Elliot discuss their thoughts on voter suppression and make some predictions for the 2018 election.

Oct 2018

37 min 50 sec

Many US voters have fears over the influence of money in politics. This episode Jacob and Elliot discuss their thoughts on money in politics, Lobbyists, and the impact of Super PACs and dark money.

Oct 2018

36 min 58 sec

President Trump has announced a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico to amend NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement). This episode Jacob and Elliot discuss their initial reactions to the new NAFTA deal and have some fun ranting about who knows what.

Oct 2018

28 min 27 sec

3 Women have come forward and accused supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. This episode Jacob and Dalton discuss how this may effect his nomination and how Republicans and Democrats have responded to the allegations.

Sep 2018

34 min 29 sec

Hurricane Florence Ravaged the US East coast and now Elliot and Jacob discuss our nations response to hurricanes, how (or if) FEMA should be funded, and the effects of global warming on hurricane frequency and intensity.

Sep 2018

29 min 55 sec

The chaos of the Trump White House is the topic of this Blind Partisan episode! Jacob and Elliot discuss the anonymous op-ed written by a trump white House staffer in this episode.

Sep 2018

31 min 7 sec

Elliot and Jacob discuss the feud between President Donald Trump and Google on this episode of Blind Partisan. As usual, they take several detours to discuss whether tech giants should be treated as utilities, whether “facts” can have implicit bias, and some creepy examples of tech companies spying on people.

Sep 2018

44 min 41 sec

Elliot, with special guests Phil Anderson and Patrick Baird of the Libertarian Party of Wisconsin discuss the race for the positions of Governor and Lieutenant Governor of Wisconsin and the challenges that arise for them as third party candidates on this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss some of the most pressing issues to Wisconsin Citizens like schools, the legalization of Marijuana, and Foxconn.

Aug 2018

29 min 42 sec

Elliot and Jacob discuss Info Wars Host Alex Jones on this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss the recent purge of his content from several major platforms like YouTube, Itunes and Spotify. They discuss censorship and where the line should be. They also discuss the battle between content creators and the platforms they publish on.

Aug 2018

37 min 49 sec

Elliot and Jacob discuss President Donald Trump's relationship with the media in this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss how both media on the left like MSNBC and media on the right like Fox News perceive the president as well as the interactions of Donald trump on social media.

Aug 2018

32 min 7 sec

Elliot and Jacob discuss the trade war currently brewing between between the United States and Canada in this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss how tariffs in general hurt both parties, which countries have the largest tariffs and why the US federal government is being aggressive with trade.

Jul 2018

28 min 59 sec

Elliot and Jacob discuss the relations between the United States and Russia in this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss some of the acts that Russia has committed, Whether Russia is an enemy of the United States, and whether US President Donald Trump has been compromised by the Russian given recent meetings between Trump and Putin in Helsinki, Finland.

Jul 2018

36 min 2 sec

Elliot and Jacob discuss the United States Supreme Court on this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss the announced retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy, his nominated replacement Brett Kavanaugh and the problems facing our justice system

Jul 2018

32 min 11 sec

Wendy Coriell joins Elliot on this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss the legalization of Marijuana, especially for medical uses. They also discuss negative experiences with landlords and the shakeups with city council.

Apr 2018

27 min 48 sec

Brown County Supervisor Erik Hoyer joins Elliot on this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss Brown County's controversial sales tax, the benefits of reducing the county's debt, and the need to fund the new expo center.

Apr 2018

31 min 29 sec

Director of Public Affairs for the Green Bay Packers, Aaron Popkey sits down with Bill in this episode of The Progress Report to discuss the Tittletown economic development project. They discuss some of the already finished projects in the district and some of the big new developments coming within the next year.

Apr 2018

33 min 12 sec

Green Bay City Council Candidate for District 12 Kathy A. Hinkfuss joins Elliot on this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss Green Bay's wheel tax, the number of years the tax should last, and how much constituents approve of an increase to sales taxes.

Apr 2018

27 min 14 sec

Brown County Supervisor Erik Hoyer joins Elliot on this episode of Blind Partisan. They discuss Brown County's controversial sales tax, the benefits of reducing the county's debt, and the need to fund the new expo center.

Apr 2018

31 min 29 sec

Green Bay Council Alder for District 9, Brian Johnson sits down with Bill in this episode of The Progress Report to discuss the results of the April 3rd Election. They discuss Brian's victory over District 9's incumbent, The other shakeups in the election and the projects Brian will champion for District 9.

Apr 2018

27 min 30 sec

Brown County Clerk, Sandy Juno sits down with Bill in this episode of The Progress Report to discuss April 3rd Election in Brown County for many important positions, why voter registration could be handled better, and we defend our elections.

Apr 2018

27 min 42 sec

De Pere Alderman Casey Nelson sits down with Bill in this episode of The Progress Report to discuss the De Pere Transgender Anti-discrimination Ordinance. They discuss the creation of the ordinance, the process of passing i, and the reasons to have such a law.

Apr 2018

25 min 8 sec