Joseph Ashby Show

Ray Merrick on the gotcha factor

The Kansas House of Representatives, led by its Speaker, decides to retain the ability to cast votes in secret. On the Joseph Ashby Show Kansas House of Representatives Speaker Ray Merrick appeared to discuss several issues, one being an issue regarding legislative procedure in Kansas. In particular, there is a movement to have all votes by members recorded, including those in committee. Ashby asked "Can we record all those committee votes and have that available online?" In a response that held a chuckle by Merrick -- you can tell he isn't comfortable with this topic -- the Speaker said that…
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Susan Estes of AFP and the upcoming summt

Susan Estes of AFP and the upcoming summt

On the Joseph Ashby Show, Susan Estes of Americans for Prosperity-Kansas appeared on August 7, 2014. Bob Weeks is the guest host. We discuss the the goals of AFP and the upcoming Defending the American Dream Summit in Dallas. There are bus trips available from Wichita.
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U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo

U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo

On the Joseph Ashby Show, United States Representative Mike Pompeo appeared on August 7, 2014, two days after primary election day. Bob Weeks is the guest host. We discuss the primary election and what's ahead for the United States Congress in the upcoming months.
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More illumination of Wichita City Council ethics

Today on the Joseph Ashby Show, the host shines additional light on problems with the Wichita City Council. [powerpress url="http://wichitaliberty.org/audio/joseph-ashby-show-2013-08-08-excerpt-bob-weeks.mp3"]Joseph Ashby Show, August 8, 2013 (excerpt). Some background material: Joseph Ashby on Wichita City Council Kansas Affordable Airfares program: Benefits and consequences Wichita airport statistics: The visualization Wichita Airport statistics: The video Wichita Eagle: Wichita City Council rejects conservative blogger for airport advisory board WE Blog: Peterjohn’s comment was inappropriate Joseph Ashby Show: Upcoming Wichita City Council meeting It will be a busy Tuesday in Wichita Fish, sauce, and the law: You make the call
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Joseph Ashby on Wichita City Council

Today on the Joseph Ashby Show, the host shines light on some problems with the Wichita City Council. [powerpress url="http://wichitaliberty.org/audio/joseph-ashby-show-2013-08-07-excerpt-3.mp3"]Joseph Ashby Show, August 7, 2013 (excerpt). Some background material: Kansas Affordable Airfares program: Benefits and consequences Wichita airport statistics: the visualization Wichita Eagle: Wichita City Council rejects conservative blogger for airport advisory board Joseph Ashby Show: Upcoming Wichita City Council meeting It will be a busy Tuesday in Wichita Fish, sauce, and the law: You make the call
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Joseph Ashby Show: Upcoming Wichita City Council meeting

On today's Joseph Ashby Show, Bob Weeks appears in the KQAM studios to discuss tomorrow's meeting of the Wichita City Council. The accompanying articles from Bob are It will be a busy Tuesday in Wichita and Wichita’s evaluation of development team should be reconsidered. [powerpress url="http://wichitaliberty.org/audio/joseph-ashby-show-2013-08-05-excerpt-bob-weeks.mp3"]Joseph Ashby Show, August 5, 2013 (excerpt).
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Pompeo on national security issues

On the Joseph Ashby Show today, U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo of Wichita explained his views on our national security programs. [powerpress url="http://wichitaliberty.org/audio/joseph-ashby-show-2013-07-16-excerpt-mike-pompeo.mp3"]U.S. Representative Mike Pompeo on the Joseph Ashby Show. When the host drew an analogy between the National Security Agency's collection of data and the Internal Revenue Service scandals, Pompeo said: "Had there been this kind of oversight of Lois Lerner, this would not have happened." He went on to explain that oversight of IRS is all by one branch of government, the executive branch. Oversight of NSA is "radically different," he said. Pompeo also noted that while we…
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Could Wichita be the next Detroit?

That Detroit has declared bankruptcy: Does this mean anything for Wichita? From time to time we see news stories wondering if there is a parallel between these two cities -- one known as Motor City, and the other as the Air Capital. The similarity is the concentrated nature of the economies of the two cities. Both have, as can be seen in the nearby chart, a greater percentage of jobs in manufacturing than does the United States as a whole. Furthermore, when considering the dominant manufacturing industry in each city, we see that Wichita is more concentrated in aviation than…
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Fired KAKE reporter on Joseph Ashby Show

Today former KAKE Television news reporter Jared Cerullo appeared on the Joseph Ashby Show. Audio is here or below. Additional background on this matter is at KAKE Viewers Say Reporter Was Fired, Express Their Anger on Station’s Facebook Page. There's also this story: Wichita mayor said to be ‘under lockdown.’ At this point it is not known whether there is any connection between this story and Cerullo's departure from KAKE.
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