Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey

Better Government through Citizen Involvement!

About the show

Host Kristopher H. Bilbrey is a no nonsense... well, maybe a little bit of nonsense... Political Activist, Local Government Watchdog & all around good Hoosier and God-fearing American citizen! With over 30 years experience in Local, State & National Politics and having a low threshold for stupidity, corruption & laziness within government... Bilbrey is in the unique position to help engage the hearts & minds of citizens, NOT ONLY, in his home state of Indiana... but Beyond.

Bilbrey has a passion for ensuring those in government are in compliance with the laws & practices of each City, County, State and the Constitution of the United States of America! He is committed to educating citizens about the importance of participating in government and he invites you to join in on the conversation. The focus here, will be to use real life common sense to work through the issues facing all of us... as we attempt to "Better Government through Citizen Involvement." One thing is certain... this podcast is sure to enlighten, entertain and/or enrage you as Bilbrey proves that most of the time, what it 'looks like' and 'seems like'... turns out to be 'just what it is', proving that on the stage of "Political Theater... Perception IS Reality!"

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Episodes

  • Episode 027: Refresher Course

    August 4th, 2019  |  53 mins 7 secs
    dayton ohio, el paso texas, indiana, mass shooting, muncie, nora powell, perception is reality w/kristopher h. bilbrey, phil nichols, refresher course, winchester

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses what the point of the show and "all this" is about... seeing that the listenership is increasing at a rapid pace it felt like a good time to give a recap on what we do here at 'Perception IS Reality'! A portion of the episode is dedicated to the victims of the deadly shootings in El Paso, TX & Dayton, OH and a prayer is offered! We wrap up by covering what is coming up in meetings around the area!

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 08.04.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

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    "Secret Agent Man"
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    Preformed by: Johnny Rivers
    Music & Lyrics by: P.F. Sloan & Steve Barri

  • Episode 026: A Line Drawn in the Sand

    July 31st, 2019  |  51 mins 51 secs
    a line drawn in the sand, audie barber, kristopher h. bilbrey, muncie city police department, nathan sloan, nora powell, perception is reality, sarah beach

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey goes a bit deeper into the issues of an elected official "weaponizing" police officers in an attempt to silence political critics! And the question is asked: "A line has been drawn in the sand... what side will the other elected officials or candidates... OR YOU come down on?"

    (This episode should be listened to either before or after episode #025: "Integrity?" at the following link: perception.fireside.fm/025)
    (Link to the original LIVE video: https://www.facebook.com/Bilbrey318/videos/10212178889622082/)

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.31.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 025: Integrity?

    July 28th, 2019  |  51 mins 56 secs
    audie barber, corruption, dennis tyler, integrity, kristopher h. bilbrey, mike white, muncie city police department, nora powell, perception is reality, phil nichols

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses some really disturbing news about actions taken by a current City Councilor (Nora Powell of Muncie, Indiana) and a select group of Police Officers! He goes on to talk about how this is something that citizens attempting to Better their Government Through their Citizen Involvement have to deal with and why we should stand strong against it!

    (This episode should be listened to either before or after episode #026: "A Line Drawn in the Sand" at the following link: perception.fireside.fm/026)
    (Link to the original LIVE video: https://www.facebook.com/Bilbrey318/videos/10212178889622082/)

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.28.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 024: Mari Streetman Interview

    July 23rd, 2019  |  45 mins 7 secs
    2019 general election, dan ridenour, election committee, kristopher h. bilbrey, mari streetman interview, perception is reality, trump

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey welcomes Special Guest: Mari Streetman to talk about her transformation from someone that didn't think her involvement in politics mattered to working on a committee to elect a candidate for Mayor! We discuss the importance of being involved and working to Better Government Through Citizen Involvement!

    Mari Streetman can be found on Facebook at www.facebook.com/mari.streetman
    You can find more information on Republican Candidate for Mayor of Muncie, Dan Ridenour, at www.danformuncie.com or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/DanForMuncieCommittee

    You can register to vote (in the state of Indiana) at www.indianavoters.com (registration ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, October 7th, 2019)

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.23.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

    (EDIT: I noticed after editing that at the very end I say, "No one is coming to save us, it is just us!" And that just didn't sit right with me... I want to make it known I was talking as far as the local politics go... and not that NO ONE... was coming to save us! Becasue of course I am a believer and am WELL AWARE that Jesus Christ, our Lord... is coming! Be Ready!)

  • Episode 023: Let's Talk About Stress, Baby!

    July 21st, 2019  |  48 mins 14 secs
    anderson, fairmount, gaston, kristopher h. bilbrey, let's talk about stress baby, muncie, perception is reality, shon byrum, stress, winchester

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses stress on elected officials that run for office on the local level! We talk about what might cause it and how good candidates and officials can deal with it! We also talk about some Old Business from Winchester & Gaston and some New Business from Anderson, Fairmount & Muncie (all of these are cities in Indiana... and the goings on are used as examples to show why citizens should be involved and vigilant)!

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.21.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 022: What A Day! What It Means?

    July 16th, 2019  |  56 mins 29 secs
    airport board firings, dennis tyler, fbi raids, kristopher h. bilbrey, michael wickersham, muncie, nora powell, perception is reality, phil nichols, winchester

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses the events of the the 24 hour-ish period from Monday, July 15th through Tuesday, July 16th, 2019... as it pertains to LOCAL Government in Muncie & Winchester, IN... (Opps... Kris forgot to mention Gaston, IN like he said he would in the beginning of the episode, he'll make that up)! Give the episode a listen... Kris talks FBI raids and Airport Board Firings!

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.16.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 021: Nothing - A Quiet Before the Storm!

    July 13th, 2019  |  39 mins 18 secs
    a quiet before the storm, a show about nothing, kristopher h. bilbrey, nothing, perception is reality

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses... NOTHING (and how that can be a good thing)... well, and then, maybe there is... SOMETHING... coming!

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.13.19
    (Produced by: *** ****** ***** The Vulgar Poets are M.I.A. I can only assume the worst)

  • Episode 020: A/S/L?

    July 9th, 2019  |  49 mins 55 secs
    a/s/l, kristopher h. bilbrey, perception is reality

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey asks you... A/S/L? What is your answer going to be? Think you know what this means? Think again... better listen to the episode to find out!

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.09.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 019: Don't be Deterred

    July 6th, 2019  |  51 mins 2 secs
    craft cryptids, don't be deterred, if you've been affected, indiana, jack rivermann, jacob & jonathan vivet, kristopher h. bilbrey, muncie, my urban invites, perception is reality, winchester

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses the importance of keeping your head up during campaigns or taking on your local government! And we talk about why it is important to have people you can count on when we are working to Better Government Through Citizen Involvement!

    This episode is sponsored by: My Urban Invites (Wedding & Event Branding Specialist)
    Find them on the web at: www.myurbaninvites.com

    Podcast Cross Posts:

    'Craft Cryptids' (Time Stamp of mention: 4:08)
    Co-Hosted by: Jacob & Jonathan Vivet
    "Two brothers talk craft beer, conspiracies, cryptids, and everything else in between!"
    'Craft Cryptids' can be heard on: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts & Spotify

    -AND-

    'If You've Been Affected...' (Time Stamp of mention: 5:09)
    Hosted by: Jack Rivermann (and an assorted group of Co-Hosts from all over the globe, but mostly from England)
    "A Podcast that discusses Politics, News & Culture in England and all across the globe!"
    'If You've Been Affected...' can be heard on Soundcloud

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.06.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • *BONUS Episode* 07.04.19 Reading of the Declaration of Independence of The United States of America *BONUS*

    July 4th, 2019  |  22 mins 54 secs
    4th of july, declaration of independence of the united states of america, fireworks, fourth of july, god bless america, kristopher h. bilbrey, perception is reality

    Start this episode (and the Holiday) off right... with the National Anthem of The United States of America... then after some fireworks and a brief message from the host, Kristopher H. Bilbrey, prepare to sit back and listen to a reading of the "Declaration of Independence of The United States of America" (with military drums and all). We finish this July 4th, 2019 BONUS episode off with a bit of "God Bless America"! So get your kids, look up the "Declaration" so you can read along from home... and LET'S CELEBRATE OUR NATION'S BIRTH! God Bless America... and God Bless YOU!

    Click the link for text of the Declaration: www.ushistory.org/declaration/document/

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 07.04.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 018: Why We Should Welcome 3rd Party Candidates In Local Elections!

    June 29th, 2019  |  1 hr 1 min
    boss hog of liberty, henry county, jared hall, kristopher h. bilbrey, libertarian party of the state of indiana, new castle, perception is reality

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses the common sense role that the Libertarian Party and Libertarian Candidates might play in Bettering Local Government! Special Guest: Jared Hall, Political Director in charge of Candidate Recruitment & Support for the Libertarian Party of the State of Indiana, stops by for a discussion on the parties views & beliefs. Jared and Bilbrey talk about how Libertarians could help better local public offices. And Bilbrey asks YOU if you are a Libertarian... ARE YOU? Take "The World's Smallest Political Quiz" to find out! Bilbrey did.....

    World's Smallest Political Quiz: www.theadvocates.org/quiz
    You can find more information on the Libertarian Party of the State of Indiana at www.LPIN.org
    Jared Hall can be reached at 402.580.0941

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 06.29.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 017: Finding the BULL Amongst the SH*T!

    June 25th, 2019  |  56 mins 26 secs
    finding the bull amongst the shit, kristopher h. bilbrey, muncie matters, muncie voice, perception is reality, todd smekens

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses the importance between knowing the difference between: truth & rumors, facts & emotions, honesty & lies, perceptions & realties... and why that is important when trying to Better Government Through Citizen Involvement! We learn ways to look for the truth and to keep our officials and candidates accountable and understanding who the boss is! Special Guest: Todd Smekens (founder & publisher of the Muncie Voice and Muncie Matters) stops by for a chat about what brought him into the fold and how citizens should approach looking for the BULL... (or in other words... the TRUTH!)

    The Muncie Voice can be found at www.MuncieVoice.com
    Muncie Matters can be found at www.FaceBook.com/munciematters
    Todd Smekens can be reached at [email protected]

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 06.25.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 016: Culture of Corruption

    June 22nd, 2019  |  51 mins 36 secs
    boss tweed, culture of corruption, doug marshall, far-left fred davis, kristopher h. bilbrey, muncie, nora powell, perception is reality, phil nichols, shon byrum, tammany hall, winchester

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey, after a long week, discusses corruption and give some examples of it! Then of course explains why it is important to fight back against the "Culture of Corruption."

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 06.22.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 015: Bridging the Divide: Seeking the Common Sense Answer

    June 18th, 2019  |  1 hr 10 mins
    far left fred davis, kate thornburg, kristopher h. bilbrey, leesa friend, muncie, niles thornburg, nora powell, perception is reality, phil nichols, the vulgar poets, winchester

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey is joined by the "Vulgar Poets" (Producers Niles & Kate Thornburg) for a 'roundtable discussion' on what it takes to "Bridge the Divide" between Republicans & Democrats on the local, state and national levels of politics! Bilbrey, the Conservative/Republican or Right-Leaning Libertarian, meets Producers Niles & Kate, both Moderate-Lib/Democrats or Left-Leaning Libertarians, for a talk about coming together to work for the community and they talk about what it takes to work with all types of people, while trying to Better local Government Through Citizen Involvement. It takes: listening and understanding and just a touch of common sense... BUT, IT CAN HAPPEN!

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 06.18.19
    (Produced by & Appearing as Special Guests on the show: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 014: A Look at the Future... from the Past!

    June 16th, 2019  |  58 mins 21 secs
    david dominick, delaware county, dennis tyler, fire based ems, indiana, james carey, kristopher h. bilbrey, muncie, nora powell, perception is reality, phil nichols

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey with Special Guest: (Former, Republican Mayor of Muncie, IN) David Dominick take a look back at Mayor Dominick's time in office (he was a one term Mayor, of his own accord, from 1992 through 1996). We discuss his campaign, those in power around him, some of his achievements and some of his battles. We then look at the political climate then and now... Mayor Dominick talks a bit about a current hot button discussion... Fire-Based EMS... and he also give a bit of thought into the current FBI investigation that is plaguing the city!

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey & Special Guest: David Dominick (Former Mayor of Muncie, IN) 06.16.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)

  • Episode 013: Shall Make No Law

    June 11th, 2019  |  54 mins 56 secs
    black lives matter, blue lives matter, doug marshall, first amendment, founding fathers, freedom of speech, gaston, kkk, kristopher h. bilbrey, liberty, magna carta, muncie, nora powell, perception is reality, shon byrum, tonya hiatt, westboro baptist church, winchester

    Kristopher H. Bilbrey discusses the First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States of America! Covering some history and the importance of protecting speech we simply do not like! We take a look at the time his First Amendment Rights were violated and we talk about why it isn't just a "minor, little, thing" but something we should all fight for! We talk about protesters and protecting the speech of people that speak HATE! We look at the time one of our Producer's Freedom of Speech was violated and, of course, we cover why this is so very important for those of us on the front lines working to Better our Governments Through Citizen Involvement!

    Perception IS Reality w/Kristopher H. Bilbrey 06.11.19
    (Produced by: The Vulgar Poets)