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Students, Embrace Your Rights. All of Them.
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Students, Embrace Your Rights. All of Them.

Today, thousands upon thousands of students are exercising their rights in a protest. Fully embracing the First Amendment, they are learning the power of speech, assembly, and petition. While some are admonishing them based on the content of their protest, I for one applaud what they are doing. In fact, they need to take it...

Episode 5 – Are Guns the Problem?
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Episode 5 – Are Guns the Problem?

Ron Holmes joins Kevin for another episode. This time, they discuss whether guns are to blame for mass violence, or if there’s another root to the problem. Maybe it’s a people problem? They also ask, is the Second Amendment still relevent? Ron also fills us in on the latest training offered by RYKER, in order to...

North Carolina and America’s Redistricting Problem
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North Carolina and America’s Redistricting Problem

The battle continues to loom over North Carolina’s redistricting process. In the most recent chapter of the saga, a federal three-judge panel struck down NC’s congressional maps as a product of political gerrymandering. After being thrown out though, there isn’t much direction on how to proceed, leaving things in limbo, ultimately waiting on a decision...

Episode 6 – Tariffs & Bumble Guns
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Episode 6 – Tariffs & Bumble Guns

Does Tyler talk to women? Does Kevin understand economics? Will the podcast tariff kill Tavern Voices? On the 20th anniversary of The Big Lebowski, The Dudes Abide. Kevin and Tyler also tackle Bumble’s new anti-gun policy, sexual misconduct in NC, Trump’s lack of history knowledge, and other less important things.

Episode 5 – Buckley & Budgets
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Episode 5 – Buckley & Budgets

Who’s more trendy, Karl or Groucho? When will the Tavern Voices book club begin? Is Fox News state-run television? Kevin King and Tyler Cralle answer these questions and more on Tavern Voices. Kevin and Tyler also tackle Gov. Cooper’s cabinet raises, media bias, a loss of debate culture, and other less important things. We dedicate...

Episode 4 – Sweet Tea and Communism
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Episode 4 – Sweet Tea and Communism

On this episode, Tyler admits he talks about things he doesn’t know about, Kevin’s accent gets worse, and they both talk in circles about gun control. Is Tyler a Communist? Should you trust people born where there’s no sweet tea? Find out this and more on Tavern Voices.

Episode 3 – Not The Tyler Cralle After Hours Show
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Episode 3 – Not The Tyler Cralle After Hours Show

On this episode of Tavern Voices, Kevin King and Tyler Cralle discuss why it’s not the Tyler Cralle After Hours show and Kevin’s inability to shoot clays, while simultaneously tackling Roy Cooper’s slush fund, the debate over K-5 classroom size, and the impending national financial disaster.

Cooper wants your taxes higher
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Cooper wants your taxes higher

As if Governor Cooper couldn’t get more out of touch with the average North Carolinian, he took one more stab at it. This time taking aim at the take-home pay of the average hard working taxpayer. “Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper wants North Carolina business leaders to speak up for public education funding by telling the...

Episode 4 – Star Wars and Politics
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Episode 4 – Star Wars and Politics

On this episode, Kevin sits down with Stars Wars expert and political commentator Stephen Kent. What do you think about the geopolitical undertones of the Star Wars franchise? People see the same movie, but see different messages. Dive through the philosophy of George Lucas as Stephen lays down some serious knowledge. Guest Bio Stephen Kent is the...

Episode 3 – Defining the Fourth Estate
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Episode 3 – Defining the Fourth Estate

In this episode, Kevin talks with nationally syndicated journalist and podcaster, Matthew Oakley about the current state of the media. What role does the media have as the Fourth Estate, and are they living up to their calling? Guest Profile: Matthew Oakley is a podcaster and writer whose articles have been featured at a number...