Breaking Down the 3 Branches of Government and How Voting Works with The Chairman of Oklahoma’s Republican Party David McClain

Show Notes

The Chairman of Oklahoma’s Republican Party (David McClain) and Kevin McDugle the State Representatives for Oklahoma’s 12th District share how the government is supposed to work and why they support Governor Kevin Stitt’s response to the COVID-19 chaos.

The Federal Government

  1. Executive Branch – The United States President
    1. The Federal Agency
  2. The Judicial Branch – The Supreme Court
  3. The Legislative Branch
    1. The House
    2. The Senate

The State Government

  1. Executive Branch – The Governor
  2. The Judicial Branch
  3. The Legislative Branch
    1. The House
    2. The Senate

DEFINITION – “The Tenth Amendment was intended to confirm the understanding of the people at the time the Constitution was adopted, that powers not granted to the United States were reserved to the States or to the people.

NOTABLE QUOTABLE – “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.–That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed, –That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.” 

FUN FACT: The Insurrection Act of 1807 is a United States federal law prior to 2016, 10 U.S.C. §§ 331–335; amended 2006, 2007) that empowers the President of the United States to deploy U.S. military and federalized National Guard troops within the United States in particular circumstances, such as to suppress civil disorder, insurrection and rebellion.

Title – Thrivetime Show – Kevin McDugle | Oklahoma House of Representatives from the 12th district since 2016

  1. Yes, yes, yes and yes! Thrivetime Nation on today’s show we are interviewing Kevin McDugle who has served in the Oklahoma House of Representatives from the 12th district since 2016. Kevin, welcome onto the Thrivetime Show! How are you sir?!
  2. I know that you’ve had a ton of success at this point in your career, but I would love to start off at the bottom and the very beginning of your career. What was your life like growing up and where did you grow up?
  3. When did you first figure out what you wanted to do professionally?
  4. Kevin, when did you decide to first get involved in politics and why?
  5. What does your typical day look like? 
  6. What was your first big “welcome to politics” moment?
  7. What is the most difficult part about being a member of the Oklahoma House of Representatives?
  8. What you learned thus far during your time serving on the Oklahoma House of Representatives?
  9. For anyone listening right now, who is thinking about getting involved in politics, what are the first steps that they need to take?
  10. What was the process like of getting elected and running a political campaign?
  11. What message or principle that you wish you could teach everyone?
  12. You are super successful, but what do you struggle with the most…what is your weakness…what is your kryptonite? 
  13. What are a couple of books that you believe that all of our listeners should read?
  14. You’ve got the mic, what is one thing that you want to share with the Thrive Nation before you drop the mic? 

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