The Silencing of Conservative Journalism – an Interview with Stacy Washington – Episode 255

May 16, 2017

On this episode of Blunt Force Truth, Chuck Woolery and Mark Young invite conservative columnist Stacy Washington onto the podcast. Recently, Stacy was suspended from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch because she defended the NRA in one of her op-ed pieces, arguing against a claim that the NRA is more dangerous to America than ISIS.

Stacy tells her side of the story and talks about her experiences – in both the media and her life – as a proud and outspoken gun-owning African American conservative woman. They discuss the out-of-touch, dying newspaper industry – usually run by liberals – and talk about the mindset of some Americans that keep them from getting ahead.

Stacy Washington is the host of the Stacy on the Right Show, broadcast on Urban Family Talk Monday through Friday from 2-3pm out of St. Louis Missouri. Stacy is a co-chair of the Project 21 National Advisory Council of the National Center for Public Policy Research. Stacy is an Emmy Nominated TV personality, highly sought after speaker and radio guest commentator who shares her conservative opinions nationally via television and radio. Stacy provides political guest commentary for The Wilkow Majority, The Bill Cunningham Show and Cam and Company on NRA News, and many others.

Stacy co-hosted the syndicated online radio podcast He Said, She Said: with Demetrius & Stacy Wednesday nights on CDNews Radio. Past guests include: Monica Crowley, Michelle Malkin, Kurt Schlichter, Alfonzo Rachel, Congressman Broun and Tony Katz.

Stacy served as the Executive Director of MoveOnUp.org and is currently an elected member of her local school district’s Board of Education. Stacy is a school choice and pro-life advocate, speaking out on education and personhood for the unborn.

The daughter of an Army Police Officer and Budget Analyst, Stacy spent the majority of her childhood growing up in Germany. During that time, Stacy traveled to Russia, Spain, Austria, France, England and the Netherlands, giving her an in-depth, cosmopolitan view of culture, U.S. foreign policy and the marked differences between a democratic republic and socialism.

After two years at Tennessee State University, Stacy enlisted in the Air Force as a weapons system analyst. During this time, Stacy served on the Eglin Air Force Base Honor Guard. Stacy also served a tour of duty in Saudi Arabia, supporting Operation Desert Shield. Stacy is a fourth generation decorated military veteran. Her time spent in service to this country has strengthened her stance on the 2nd Amendment and underpins her understanding of the effects of limited government on our armed forces.

Stacy writes for Freedom Works, and Townhall Magazine and has contributed to On the CultureConservative Daily News,  Big Journalism, Family Events, The Beacon and many other publications online and print.

Follow Stacy on Twitter @StacyOnTheRight, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/stacyontheright971/?ref=hl and on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/stacyontheright/.

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