The Candidates and Well-Being

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With four days left to cast your vote for the next president of the United States of America, in case you haven’t decided which candidate will prioritize our well-being, yours and mine, Professor John Blakeman, political scientist at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point briefs us about the clear and stark differences between the policies proposed by President Obama and Governor Romney.  Take a quick listen and then







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Professor John Blakeman

Professor John Blakeman
Professor John Blakeman grew up in southeastern Kentucky in the heart of Appalachia. While he's lost his hillbilly twang, he retains his Alvin York outlook on life. He previously taught political science at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, and has been teaching at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point (UWSP) since 2003. He loves to fish and from time to time tries to advise and coach the UWSP Men's Rugby Club. He's a former rugby player himself​, having played for Wake Forest University, University of Glasgow, Hampstead (North London), and the infamous Waco Geezers (Waco, Texas). He advised and coached the Men's Rugby Club at Baylor University, and helped coach them to the USA Rugby Collegiate Division II National Championship in 2001. Blakeman is an IRB certified rugby referee with degenerating eyesight and most recently refereed in London​ with the London Society of Rugby Referees.Read Full