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The Moderate Review

The Moderate Review

By Jack Taggart
Have you ever had a civil discussion with someone you disagreed with or had a different perspective? If you have, what did you learn? Here on The Moderate Review we try to have these kinds of discussions. So, let's talk!
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The Troubles | Rose Tinted View
On this episode I interview Colin Ferguson who served two tours in Northern Ireland during The Troubles, and we talk about the events that led to The Troubles and his perspective and insights as British soldier.
24:21
October 03, 2022
The Troubles | Trauma
On this episode I continue my interview with Joe Campbell and we talk about his involvement in The Troubles, his view on reconciliation, and how he deals and helps others with trauma. Listeners note the name's of the perpatrators have been censored to not bring noteriety.  Website: https://tarp.global/ For more stories check out The Troubles Podcast
29:11
September 15, 2022
The Troubles | A Policeman
On this episode I interview Joe Campbell from Truth and Reconciliation Platform (TARP) and we talk about the origins of Northern Ireland, how The Troubles started, and how Joe was involved in the Troubles. Website: https://tarp.global/ For more stories check out The Troubles Podcast
25:50
September 01, 2022
Exorcism | Entry Points
On this episode I continue my conversation with Father Lampert and we talk about what causes a demonic possession and how one can avoid being possessed.
27:01
August 15, 2022
Exorcism | The Power & The Authority
Have you ever met an exorcist, if you have what do you know about them? How do they determine if one is possessed or not. On this episode I talk with Exorcist Father Vincent "Vince" Lampert on what an exorcist does and how he determines when a exorcism is needed.
27:20
August 01, 2022
Comedians | The Slap
On this episode I continue my discussion with James and we talk about how he comes up with material, how his family relationships have been affected by his comedy, and The Slap that was heard around the world. Podcast: Hawaii Comedy with James Mane Twitter: @James_Mane Instagram: @comedianjamesmane TikTok: @comedianjamesmane National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-273-TALK
26:45
July 15, 2022
Comedians | A Bus Driver
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be a comedian and what they do? On this episode I’m joined by James Mane, comedian and host of the podcast Hawaii Comedy with James Mane. We talk about how James got into comedy, his comedy influences, and what he does as a comedian.   Podcast: Hawaii Comedy with James Mane Twitter: @James_Mane Instagram: @comedianjamesmane TikTok: @comedianjamesmane National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 or 1-800-273-TALK
31:50
July 01, 2022
Gentle Parenting
Have you ever wondered if there is a way to parent effectively without spanking your children? If you have, this interview may be for you. I am joined by Angela Harders on what Gentle Parenting is and how to impliment this method.  Instagram: @peacefulworldschoolers  Facebook: @PeacefulWorldSchoolers  YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/c/PeacefulWorldschoolers  Peaceful Worldschooling Podcast: https://anchor.fm/peaceful-worldschoolers  Book: https://www.amazon.com/Gospel-Based-Parenting-Biblical-Discipline-Discipling/dp/173342850X/ref=sr_1_1?crid=1XVPY7GR95R93&dchild=1&keywords=gospel-based+parenting&qid=1634686992&sprefix=gospel-based%2Caps%2C151&sr=8-1
27:16
June 15, 2022
Men's Rights Activist
In pop culture Men's Rights Activists have been lampooned. But have you met one? Do you actually know what they advocate for? On this episode I am joined by J Steven Svoboda, PR Director for the National Coalition for Men (NCFM) and we talk about what true gender equality is and what the NCFM advocates for. Website: ncfm.org Inspiration for this interview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3WMuzhQXJoY
31:39
June 01, 2022
Pageantry | Be a Pineapple
I continue my discussion Sindel Taylor and we talk about some of the misconceptions of pageantry and what it takes to be successful in pageants. Instagram: @sandahltaylor  Twitter: @sindelpgh  Tik Tok: @sandahltaylor1
23:02
May 16, 2022
Pageantry | Bit by the Bug
Have you ever met a pageant queen? Do you know what the purpose behind pageantry? On this episode of The Moderate Review I interview Sindel Taylor and we talk about beauty pageants and what they actually are.  Instagram: @sandahltaylor  Twitter: @sindelpgh  Tik Tok: @sandahltaylor1
20:43
May 02, 2022
Politics & Religion | Heritage
I continue my discussion with Corey and we discuss the role politics should play in religion, his unique insights as a Christian who was an observant Jew, and how he continues to honor his Jewish heritage.  Personal  Twitter: @coreysnathan  LinkedIn: Corey Nathan  Facebook: @coreysnathan  Instagram: @coreysnathan  Talkin' Politics & Religion without Killin' Each other  Twitter: @TPandRPod  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tpandrpod/  Facebook: @TPandRPod  Instagram: @tpandrpod
21:07
April 15, 2022
Politics & Religion | Conversion
On this episode of The Moderate Reveiw I am joined by Corey Nathan, host of Talkin' Politics & Religion without Killin' Each Other, and we talk about how he converted to Christianity, his critiques on American Evangelicalism, and what it means to be a Christian.  Personal  Twitter: @coreysnathan  LinkedIn: Corey Nathan  Facebook: @coreysnathan  Instagram: @coreysnathan  Talkin' Politics & Religion without Killin' Each other  Twitter: @TPandRPod  LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/tpandrpod/  Facebook: @TPandRPod  Instagram: @tpandrpod
21:21
April 01, 2022
Dignified Death
Have you ever had a conversation with someone who campained for dignified death? Do you know what a dignified death is? This episode describes what it is and how it is different then suicide. LISTENER DISCRESSION IS ADVISED.  Website: humanism.org.uk  Twitter: @Humanist_UK Paul Lamb: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H1aga7TatYE
31:06
March 15, 2022
Humanism & Humanists
Have you ever heard of Humanism or Humanist? If you have what do you know about them? On this episode I interview a Humanist and what they believe and what they are all about.  Website: humanism.org.uk, understandinghumanism.org.uk, assembliesforall.org.uk  Twitter: @Humanist_UK
28:33
March 01, 2022
Atheism
On this episode I am joined by my podcasting mentor, Alex Williams, and we talk about his experience becoming an atheist and some of the misconceptions that he faces as an atheist.   Links:  https://polytropos.fm/  Social Media: @alexwilliamns   The Art of Manliness: https://www.artofmanliness.com/character/behavior/rise-of-the-religious-nones/  The Creation Stories:  Apple: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-creation-stories/id1585070563  Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/3RewzCGOpRN2EcBYKRkl7i?si=O2kX8nmhS8m_3kEas8tRiw  Books:   Free Will by Sam Harris   The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins   Finding Purpose in a Godless World by Ralph Lewis & Michael Shermer
22:51
February 15, 2022
Insider On The Hill | Influences
On this episode I finish my interveiw with Ryan and we talk about what influences a politician's vote.  Website: https://crsreports.congress.gov/ Sb6DfaobIVOld0y8wzMt
21:21
February 01, 2022
Insider on The Hill | Myth & Law
On this episode I continue my discussion with Ryan and we continue to talk about the misconceptions congressmen face as well as how the legislative process works.   Website: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
23:16
January 17, 2022
Insider on The Hill | Views from Inside
Have you ever wondered what goes on inside the US Capital Building? On this episode I interveiw Ryan Leavitt who has spent 10 years of his career working in the US Capital Building and with US Congressmen and he explains his perspective on what the US Congress is like.  Website: https://crsreports.congress.gov/
23:15
January 03, 2022
A Most Interesting Game Part 2
On this episode I continue my discussion about D&D and we talk about the role of the DM (Dungeon Master) and some of the misconceptions of D&D.
25:29
December 15, 2021
A Most Interesting Game Part 1
You may have heard about the stereotypes of individuals who play Dungeons and Dragons (D&D, but have you actually met someone who has played it? Or probably an even better question do you actually know how to play it? On this episode I talk about the origins of D&D and how to play it.
28:00
December 01, 2021
Fighting the Enemy Within
Have you ever wondered what may be stopping you from achieving your health goals? The answer may be suprising, it could be you. Personal trainer Jade Matthews elaborates more on that and offers some advice and warnings about health and fitness.
25:37
November 15, 2021
Every Ounce Part 2
On this episode I continue my discussion with Lexi on the misconceptions of mental health and treatment.  Instagram: @everyounceofstrength  Website: www.everyounceofstrength.wixsite.com/everyounce
26:02
November 01, 2021
Every Ounce Part 1
This episode I interview Lexi Smith, host of the Every Ounce Podcast, on her experience on how she developed an eating disorder, how she overcame her eating disorder, and how she continues to live her life free of an eating disorder. Listener discression is advised.  Instagram: @everyounceofstrength  Website: www.everyounceofstrength.wixsite.com/everyounce
27:35
October 15, 2021
A Case for a Central Bank
What do you know about a central bank and what it does? Are you for or against the Federal Reserve? On this episode I talk to Dr. Daniel Moncayo about a case for a central bank, especially the Federal Reserve.  History of the Federal Reserve: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M7nj2X-yl_U  Monthly Meeting Minutes: https://www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/fomccalendars.htm
28:02
October 01, 2021
Trailer: Our Purpose
 
00:28
September 21, 2021
An Interview with a Catholic Priest Part 2
On this episode of the Moderate Review I continue my discussion with Father Martin Diaz and we talk about the importance of asking questions in one's faith as well as some of the misconceptions of he faces in regards to the teachings and practices of the Catholic Church.
22:22
September 15, 2021
An Interview with a Catholic Priest Part 1
On this episode of the Moderate Review I am joined by Father Martin Diaz of the Cathedral of the Madeleine and we talk about how one becomes a priest and what faith is.
21:48
September 01, 2021
From Cuba With Love Part 2
I continue my discuss with Gaby about what it was like living in Cuba and her thoughts about living in the United States.
22:07
August 16, 2021
From Cuba With Love Part 1
I interview my friend Gaby Perez Pino on the history of Cuba and what it was like living in Cuba
24:07
August 02, 2021
An Interview with a Rabbi Part 2
On this episode I continue my interview Rabbi Samuel Spector of the Congregation Kol Ami Synagogue and I learn about some of the practices and nuances of being Jewish. Website: www.conkolami.org Favebook: Rabbi Sam Spector The Moderate Review Twitter: @tmodrev
17:02
July 15, 2021
An Interview with a Rabbi Part 1
On this episode I interview Rabbi Samuel Spector of the Congregation Kol Ami Synagogue and I learn about some of the practices and nuances of being Jewish. Website: www.conkolami.org Favebook: Rabbi Sam Spector The Moderate Review Twitter: @tmodrev
23:23
July 01, 2021
An Interview with an Imam Part 2
On this episode I continue my interview Imam Shuaib of the Utah Islamic Center. Website: www.utislamiccenter.org Instagram: @utahislamiccenter
16:41
June 15, 2021
An Interview with an Imam Part 1
On this episode I interview Imam Shuaib of the Utah Islamic Center and we talk about the history and practices of Islam. Website: www.utislamiccenter.org Instagram: @utahislamiccenter
21:40
June 01, 2021
Why Pay Part 2
On this episode, I conclude my discussion with fellow podcaster Alan Holmes. On this episode we talk about Black Lives Matter and Police Brutality. Why Pay: https://why-pay.simplecast.com/ Hidden Lynchings: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1556462 Twitter: oh_HOLMES
28:34
May 01, 2021
Why Pay Part 1
On this episode of the Moderate Review I am joined by fellow podcaster Alan Holmes, host of the podcasts Why Pay and Hidden Lynchings, who makes a claim for slave reparations in the United States. Why Pay: https://why-pay.simplecast.com/ Hidden Lynchings: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1556462 Twitter: oh_HOLMES
24:29
April 15, 2021
Words, Among Other Things
On this episod I talk with coach and fellow podcaster Matty West on the importance of words and how it shapes our view of the world. The best way to follow and reach out to Matty is through LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/matty-west-82170940/.
26:37
April 01, 2021
Voting & Voter Fraud Part 2
This episode I finish my discussion about voting in the United States, voter fraud, supression, and the 2020 Presidential Election.
20:56
March 15, 2021
Voting & Voter Fraud Part 1
This episode Jack has a discussion about voting in the United States, voter fraud, supression, and the 2020 Presidential Election.
22:58
March 01, 2021