Author: jrhoeft

Mary Jones, Republican Candidate for Congress, VA-2

Mary Jones, a Republican candidate for Congress in Virginia’s 2nd Congressional District, joins J.R. to talk about her background and candidacy.

Advancing Technology in Virginia with Gabe Venturi and Wayne Ozmore

From artificial intelligence to drones, broadband to wifi, workforce development to public safety, and much more, Gabe Venturi and Wayne Ozmore come on the show to talk about the current state of technology in Virginia, how it’s advancing, and some things to consider.

2017 Virginia Election Recap with Dr. Quentin Kidd, Director, CNU Wason Center

Dr. Quentin Kidd, Director of Christopher Newport University’s Judy Ford Wason Center for Public Policy explains the 2017 Virginia Election.

2017 Virginia Election Preview with Gov. Jim Gilmore and Norman Leahy

Governor Jim Gilmore and Norman Leahy join J.R. Hoeft to break down, preview and predict the results of the 2017 Virginia General Election.

Rev. Mark Nieting on the Reformation and Luther’s Legacy

Reverend Mark Nieting has been a Lutheran educator and pastor for four decades. He joins J.R. to explain the importance of Martin Luther and the ideas and reforms put into motion 500 years ago.

Ed Gillespie, State Sen. Jill Vogel, and John Adams

The 2017 Virginia Republican ticket joins J.R. for a comprehensive look at the campaign as it heads into the homestretch. Ed Gillespie for governor, State Sen. Jill Vogel for lieutenant governor, and John Adams for attorney general make their case as to why Virginians should elect them Nov. 7, 2017.

Episode 1. Dave Levitan, author, “Not a Scientist”

Author Dave Levitan joins J.R. to talk about his book, “Not a Scientist: How Politicians Mistake, Misrepresent, and Utterly Mangle Science.” Levitan talks about his inspiration for the book and goes into detail about what these rhetorical devices are that politicians use to muddy the waters. This is not a “bash the Republicans” podcast, but they do show up a lot!