Cowboy State Politics
Morning Reload - Funny Money and Helicopters 9/26

Morning Reload - Funny Money and Helicopters 9/26

September 26, 2022

All of us are experiencing inflation but a lot of state legislators claim that Wyoming really doesn't have too much to do with that.  It's not true.

Weekend Update - Fremont’s Ivory Tower 9/24

Weekend Update - Fremont’s Ivory Tower 9/24

September 23, 2022

The Fremont County Commissioners don't seem to like being questioned very much.  They certainly don't like being confronted about it.

Replay - Cowboy State Politics Live 9-22-22

Replay - Cowboy State Politics Live 9-22-22

September 22, 2022

My 300th Episode!!!! You may have missed a few things the last few days: Sleepy Joe's Global Minimum Tax; and an Executive Order on Trans-humanism.  What the heck is that?!!  What the #1 issue in the general election campaign ought to be and some super strange headlines over the week.

The Media’s Gun Lies with John Lott Jr.

The Media’s Gun Lies with John Lott Jr.

September 21, 2022

John Lott Jr is a researcher and prolific writer.  His newest book is Gun Control Myths.  On Sunday September 18th he was in Casper at a Gun Owners of America event.  Its a revealing and fascinating presentation.

100,000 Downloads!!!!

100,000 Downloads!!!!

September 19, 2022

Cowboy State Politics has surpassed 100,000 downloads!  My thoughts on the deserved censure of Nancy Case.

Weekend Update -Guest Host Tom Kelly

Weekend Update -Guest Host Tom Kelly

September 16, 2022

Dr. Tom Kelly sits in for me on this episode.  Education, unions and what to watch out for on school boards.

Replay - Cowboy State Politics Live 9-15-2022

Replay - Cowboy State Politics Live 9-15-2022

September 15, 2022

Replay of the live broadcast from 9/15/2022

Mathematical Pronouns 9/14

Mathematical Pronouns 9/14

September 14, 2022

Inflation is up this month; but you wouldn't know that if you listened to Sleepy Joe.  It is actually hitting Wyoming at a higher rate.  A conversation with Jackson parent Gloria Courser whose 7th grade daughter was asked on the first day of school what her pronouns were.

Morning Reload - Thusfar Unknown Brand of Cheesecake 9/12

Morning Reload - Thusfar Unknown Brand of Cheesecake 9/12

September 12, 2022

Some things you just shouldn't mess with--elections, conservatism, birthdays and CHEESECAKE.

Weekend Update - September 11, 2022

Weekend Update - September 11, 2022

September 10, 2022

My thoughts on September 11 this year. 

Replay of the 9-8-2022 Live Broadcast

Replay of the 9-8-2022 Live Broadcast

September 8, 2022

Replay of the Inaugural Cowboy State Politics Live Broadcast.  Want to find out what Crickets, Wyoming education, Jon Gruden, the BLM pause of oil and gas leases and the "Road to Nowhere" have in common?  Truth is, not very much, but they were fun to talk about!

The Loan Forgiveness Trap 9/7

The Loan Forgiveness Trap 9/7

September 7, 2022

Brain surgeon Karine Jean Pierre doubles down on Sleepy Joe's MAGA Republican rhetoric and gets called on it.  Also, Wyoming GOP officials react the the President's dumb loan forgiveness plan.

Morning Reload - The Marxists and Labor Day 9/5

Morning Reload - The Marxists and Labor Day 9/5

September 5, 2022

Labor Day really isn't about barbecues and fishing.  It really started as a Canadian idea that was picked up by a marxist.  It was fueled by a nationwide riot and ended with the Democrats negotiating with unions.

Weekend Update - The Democrats’ Rank Hypocrisy

Weekend Update - The Democrats’ Rank Hypocrisy

September 2, 2022

The Democrats never fail to supply ample amounts of hypocrisy.  Joe Biden's Thursday night speech is no exception.  In fact, he presided over objections to elections himself.  But those objections weren't a clear and present danger now were they?!

Where We Are Now 8/31

Where We Are Now 8/31

August 31, 2022

We have been told so many lies over the past two years.  Every single one of them seemingly extends the power of the Administration.  To what end?  Author Mattias Desmet argues that that end is totalitarianism.  I discuss his article with author Charles Cole.  This is a great discussion.

Morning Reload - Misplaced Education Arguments

Morning Reload - Misplaced Education Arguments

August 29, 2022

The WEA (Wyoming Teacher's Union) has filed a lawsuit against the Wyoming Legislature claiming, laughably, that we aren't giving them enough of our money.  Their argument is really pointed in the wrong direction.

Weekend Update - Political Gamesmanship and Guys Who Uncover It

Weekend Update - Political Gamesmanship and Guys Who Uncover It

August 27, 2022

My interview with Project Veritas founder James O'Keefe.  His response to the guilty pleas of the couple that provided Ashley Biden's diary and a discussion about Liberty.  Also, the Corporations Committee is up to their old tricks.  With the majority of that group not returning to the legislature, they are trying to strip the Secretary of State of his election oversight duties.

Sesame Street Meets Medicaid Expansion 8/24

Sesame Street Meets Medicaid Expansion 8/24

August 24, 2022

Once again we have to put up with yet another medicaid expansion bill.  There are a ton of reasons this is a horrendous idea.  Also, I briefly introduce you to the fight of a young Wyoming boy from Riverton with cancer and what doctors in Utah are trying to do to him and his family.

Morning Reload - Circus Side-Show Magicians 8/22

Morning Reload - Circus Side-Show Magicians 8/22

August 22, 2022

What really happened in the 2022 Wyoming Primary is not what the media is telling you.  They would like to dismiss conservative victories as, simply, Liz's fault.  As usual, they are insulting your intelligence.

Weekend Update - Cowboy Football and Beer

Weekend Update - Cowboy Football and Beer

August 19, 2022

Many of our kids are headed off to college.  Several of them will probably join fraternities or sororities.  Recent Pepperdine graduate and Buffalo resident, Alison Williams is taking on the challenge of moving these organizations back to their original purpose.  We had a great discussion.  Also some thoughts on this week's primary election.

Primary Election Wrap-Up

Primary Election Wrap-Up

August 17, 2022

The Wyoming Primary Election is in the bag.  Some thoughts on the outcome and a quick wrap-up.

Morning Reload - Follow the Money 8/15

Morning Reload - Follow the Money 8/15

August 15, 2022

In politics, most of the time, all you have to do is follow the money.  In this case, the incumbents that Wyoming Hope PAC gave money to are the same people that Western Conservatives are campaigning for.  They're all Redcoated liberal Republicans.  Not a coincidence.

Weekend Update - A Conversation with Rod Miller

Weekend Update - A Conversation with Rod Miller

August 12, 2022

Rod Miller and I don't agree on very much.  In fact, there are only a few things.  In March, we decided to have a debate right before the Primary Election and here it is.  Also, a brief discussion of the recent polling by UW and the dumb campaign mailing of Crickets Cheney.

2022 Park Co GOP Gubernatorial Debate

2022 Park Co GOP Gubernatorial Debate

August 12, 2022

2022 Park County Republican Party Gubernatorial Debate between Governor Mark Gordon and Colonel Brent Bien.  Rex Rammell was a no-show for the event.

Fun With Campaign Finance/Tamara Trujillo HD44

Fun With Campaign Finance/Tamara Trujillo HD44

August 10, 2022

Campaign finance reports are in!  Of particular note are the HD29 and HD40 races--mega spending and some donors that Wyoming Citizens should be aware of.  Also a discussion with Tamara Trujillo who is running in WY House District 44.

Morning Reload - Keith for Mayor 8/8

Morning Reload - Keith for Mayor 8/8

August 8, 2022

Dayton, WY stripped their mayor of most responsibilities last year.  The details of which are still a little fuzzy.  Keith Reichert is running for that office this election season.  He has a plan to save the town millions and he knows how to do it.  We had a fascinating discussion.

Weekend Update - Petty Personal Politics

Weekend Update - Petty Personal Politics

August 6, 2022

There was some pre-debate and post-debate drama that happened at the Bighorn Mountains Governor Candidate Debate.  Also, apparently, there is nothing that is off limits in politics this cycle, and there ought to be.

Bonus - Bighorn Mountains Governor Candidate Debate

Bonus - Bighorn Mountains Governor Candidate Debate

August 5, 2022

A debate, in classic style, between Colonel Brent Bien and Rex Rammell for the office of Wyoming Governor.  It was moderated by the Buffalo High School Chapter of Turning Point USA.

Fast and Fortner with the Facts/Sarah Penn in HD33

Fast and Fortner with the Facts/Sarah Penn in HD33

August 3, 2022

Rep Bill Fortner had some interesting things to say about the Second Amendment Protection Act on July 30 in Gillette.  Most of it wasn't even close to accurate.  Also, a discussion with Sarah Penn who is running for the WY House in District 33.

Morning Reload - Roger Connett in SD1

Morning Reload - Roger Connett in SD1

August 1, 2022

Roger Connett is running for the Wyoming Senate in District 1 against Rep Bill Fortner and Sen Ogden Driskill.  I visited with him a few days ago.  Also there was an event July 30th featuring his opponent.  He had some interesting things to say.

Weekend Update - Debates, Definitions and Don Odom in HD61

Weekend Update - Debates, Definitions and Don Odom in HD61

July 30, 2022

The administration thinks that it can define away the recession we are all living through.  My thoughts on the few memorable moments from the debate along with post-debate reaction from Brent Bien.  Also, I visit with Don Odom who is running for WY House District 61.

Outrage in the Street/Mike Schmid HD20

Outrage in the Street/Mike Schmid HD20

July 27, 2022

The Red Star is at it again.  This time, they are trying to spin the results of their own devastatingly bad poll for Crickets Cheney.  A great discussion with Mike Schmid who is running for the WY House in District 20.  His opponent is the Majority Floor Leader Albert Sommers.

Morning Reload - Dumb School Districts and Wacky Weed 7/25

Morning Reload - Dumb School Districts and Wacky Weed 7/25

July 25, 2022

The Laramie County School District has a new policy for parents who are concerned about the books their kids are reading.  You'll find this hard to believe but it lets them continue to indoctrinate kids.  Also, yet another lesson in the internet is forever in HD61.

Weekend Update - Liz’s Long List Replay 7/23

Weekend Update - Liz’s Long List Replay 7/23

July 23, 2022

Liz Cheney has a long list of leftists that support her--some truly spooky people.  In this episode I expose them for you.

Grammar, Guns and Daniel Singh in HD61

Grammar, Guns and Daniel Singh in HD61

July 20, 2022

The lawsuit against the Uinta County GOP is over; and it was all over grammar.  Not kidding.  Buffalo Wyoming still has an 1887 gun control ordinance on the books.  Also, a conversation with Daniel Singh who is running for Wyoming House District 61 in Laramie County.

Morning Reload -The Rules for Bill

Morning Reload -The Rules for Bill

July 18, 2022

Johnson County Commission Chairman Bill Novotny gave an interesting interview to 307NetRadio in which he made some pretty extraordinary statements. 

Weekend Update - UW’s Website and Debates About Guns 7/16

Weekend Update - UW’s Website and Debates About Guns 7/16

July 16, 2022

UW's 'Shop Wyoming' website has finally allowed Wyoming gun manufacturers and retailers to participate.  I talked to Rep John Bear this morning about how all of this happened.  We also talked about the recent debate challenge that was issued by Sen Anthony Bouchard concerning the Second Amendment Protection Act.

Why It’s Called Pravda/Lars Lone in HD 10–7/13

Why It’s Called Pravda/Lars Lone in HD 10–7/13

July 13, 2022

There's a reason the Casper Star is called the Pravda and their front page is a prime example.  Converse County Rep Aaron Clausen stepped in it at a barbeque last weekend.  Also a great interview with Former Wyoming Representative Lars Lone who is running in House District 10.

Morning Reload - Always Choose the Rifle 7/11

Morning Reload - Always Choose the Rifle 7/11

July 11, 2022

Steven Willeford is the good guy with the gun who stopped the Southerland Springs church shooting in Texas.  In his bare feet with an AR15 he saved the lives of numerous people.  Here is his keynote address from the GOA Banquet July 10 in Casper.

Weekend Update - Biological facts and fiction/HD 7 Rick Coppinger

Weekend Update - Biological facts and fiction/HD 7 Rick Coppinger

July 8, 2022

The National Education Association wants to replace the word "mother" with birthing parent.  The Wyoming Education Association is training teachers to be activists--and it's on their website!  Also a great interview with Rick Coppinger who is running against Bob Nicholas in House District 7.

Crickets, the Cowpie and an Interview with Nina Webber 7/6

Crickets, the Cowpie and an Interview with Nina Webber 7/6

July 6, 2022

The Cowpie is at it again with an article about Ken Chestek of Wyoming Promise.  An interview with House District 24 Candidate Nina Webber.

Weekend Update - Crickets, The Debate and Independence

Weekend Update - Crickets, The Debate and Independence

July 1, 2022

The Congressional debate was held at Sheridan College on Thursday June 30.  There weren't that many fireworks but one thing we were all right about: Crickets did what we all thought she would do.

Bonus - 2022 Washakie County GOP Governor’s Debate

Bonus - 2022 Washakie County GOP Governor’s Debate

July 1, 2022

The 2022 Washakie County GOP Governor's Debate without interruption.  It was between Brent Bien and Rex Rammell.  Governor Gordon chose not to attend.

Wyoming Public BS Congressional Debate

Wyoming Public BS Congressional Debate

July 1, 2022

Bonus Episode - The 2022 Wyoming PBS Congressional Debate in its entirety.

Friday Night Forums or Historical Revisionism

Friday Night Forums or Historical Revisionism

June 28, 2022

The Sheridan County Republican Party held a forum on June 24th.  What resulted was nothing short of historical revisionism.  The story they tell us rarely resembles what happened in Cheyenne.

Morning Reload - WYPBS, Publicly Funded Bull…. 6/27

Morning Reload - WYPBS, Publicly Funded Bull…. 6/27

June 27, 2022

Wyoming PBS has barred the public and the press from the first congressional debate.  An interview with Skip Crawford who is running for Johnson County Clerk

Weekend Update - HD25 Troy Bray 6/25

Weekend Update - HD25 Troy Bray 6/25

June 25, 2022

I scooped the New York Times with the Crickets begging Democrats for help story!! Troy Bray is running in House District 25 in Park County.  We had a wide ranging discussion about guns, taxes and a lot more.

Election Integrity with Chuck Gray 6/22

Election Integrity with Chuck Gray 6/22

June 21, 2022

A flashback to my appearance on the Sean Hannity Radio Program.  Chuck Gray and I discuss the importance of election integrity.  And since he went to the Wharton School of Business, I get his thoughts on the economy

Morning Reload - A Conversation with Brian Schroeder 6/20

Morning Reload - A Conversation with Brian Schroeder 6/20

June 20, 2022

Wyoming Superintendent of Public Instruction Brian Schroeder is running for his first election.  We had a wide ranging discussion about school funding, critical race theory and the failure of the Fairness in Women's Sports Act.  It's a great discussion.

Weekend Update - News From Nepal

Weekend Update - News From Nepal

June 18, 2022

A few weeks ago I sat down with a few journalists from Nepal.  Chef Thomas, the owner of the Little Kitchen in Sheridan, Bijaya, and Gyaneshwor Acharya from Baahrakhari Media sat down with me to discuss the state of journalism, the Dhali Llama and a golf tournament on Mount Everest. 

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App