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Saturday Morning Live for July 30, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview Joseph Mueller about his WWI, Eagle Scout project in the first segment of today’s show. Robert Sutherland, candidate for U.S. Congress, Dist. 1, will be Kris’s guest for the remainder of the program.  

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Saturday Morning Live for July 23, 2016

Host Kris Halterman interviews Dr. Robert (Bob) Patton, on his white paper proposal, “The Case for a National Sales Tax.”      

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Saturday Morning Live for July 16, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview; Doug Karlberg, candidate for 42nd Dist. Rep. and 42nd Dist. Rep. Luanne VanWerven, incumbent, during the first half of the program.   The second part of the program will be an interview with Steve McLaughlin, candidate for Washington State Public Lands Commissioner.

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Saturday Morning Live for July 9, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview; Jacob Deschenes, Ed Kilduff, and Todd Hausman, from SAVE on their new project, Growing the Economy with RaspberryPi. and how the Maker Movement is set to expand economic business and employment opportunities in America.

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Saturday Morning Live for June 25, 2016

In the first segment of the show, Host Kris Halterman will interview Herb Meyer, author and of many books such as; The Cure for Poverty, Real World Intelligence, and Hard Thinking.  Herb will discuss his most recent book, Why is the World So Dangerous. Herb Meyer gives speeches all around the world and in our small community, about the greatness of the United States, and how much we have to be grateful for. The remaining segments, Host Kris Halterman will talk to Eric Minor, regarding the Convention of States, a movement to convene and restore our state’s ability to reign-in an out of control Federal Government.    

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Saturday Morning Live for June 18, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview retiring Executive Director, Ron Buchinski, on his past accomplishments and future plans, as he prepares to pass the torch of his successful leadership for the Lighthouse Mission Ministries.  

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Saturday Morning Live for June 11, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview Jami Lund, the Freedom Foundation’s Senior Policy Analyst on public education issues. Jami’s focus at the Freedom Foundation is on teachers’ rights, student curriculum, education costs, unionization cost vs. benefit analysis, and many, many, education related actions that form the future of Washington’s public education.

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Saturday Morning Live June 4, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview Ed Kilduff about the pending lawsuit to restore property rights and uphold the Supreme Courts recent decision that the government cannot require action by a property owner that affects the value of the property and their ability to use it, without a direct nexus between the action being required and its relation to the property. This week Pacific Legal Foundation filed this petition in the Supreme Court of the United States, asking it to decide whether the government can make shoreline property owners give up part of their land to serve as water quality buffers for the surrounding community. This case,Common Sense Alliance v. San Juan County, deals with a perennial problem that property owners face. Government jurisdictions require permits to develop property, and use that authority as leverage to take property which they would otherwise have to pay for. The Supreme Court has aptly described this as an “out-and-out plan of extortion.“ Previously, in limited circumstances where an adjudicative land use permitting decision required a dedication of property to offset impacts on the public from a particular project, reviewing courts would apply the Nollan/Dolan standard to ensure that the requisite property dedication had a reasonable nexus …

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Saturday Morning Live for May 28, 2016

Host Kris Halterman first talks to Tom Westergreen about the upcoming, 2016 Whatcom Woods Tour. Next up is Gerald Baron, speaking about the organization, Save Family Farming and their work to educate the public about the reality of farms, family farms, and the bad science and lies that threaten local farming. Gerald Baron will update the listeners about how the What’s Up Stream political media campaign was illegal, and what’s being done to prevent this from happening in the future.

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Saturday Morning Live for May 21, 2016

Host Kris Halterman discusses the proposed changes to the Whatcom County Comprehensive Plan update of 2016, with the Petree’s of Public Policy Perspectives, LLC.   

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