Ahead of the Curve


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what's true    what's right    what's next


Ahead of the Curve


money culture politics
what's true    what's right    what's next .

money culture politics
what's true    what's right    what's next

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Episode 152:  “The Administrative State vs Our Civil Liberties” with Philip Hamburger and Jenin Younes


Guest(s): Jenin Younes, Philip Hamburger


Joe Biden has mandated that businesses with more than 100 employees require every worker to be vaccinated or face weekly testing. It's estimated this will impact over 80 million people or almost two thirds of the country's workforce.  Setting aside his dictatorial and offensive ton ...

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Episode 147.2: “Ahead of the Curve” with John Mauldin


In this Part 2 of my show with John Mauldin, we range far and wide peering into an optimistic future for humanity.  Near term, things look pretty bleak, but when you step back and look at the innovations and technologies that will end up enhancing and prolonging human life, the fut ...


Episode 151: “The Afghanistan Debacle: What it Means for Americans” with Dr Stephen Bryen and Kyle Shideler


The Afghanistan debacle.  An in-depth look at its implications with Dr Stephen Bryen, Senior Fellow at the American Center for Democracy and Kyle Shideler, Director and Senior Analyst for the Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, both with the Center for Security Policy.  ...


Episode 150: The TBWS Brain Trust : “Afghanistan, what a Catastrophe”


It's on everybody's mind right now. Emotions are raw. What were we doing there? Where we're going to go from here? What this means for the country, and the rest of the world, going forward, since we cannot trust this Administration’ ...


Episode 149: “Why America Must Remain the World’s Preeminent Seapower” with Russ Vought and Arthur Herman


After decades of cuts to shipbuilding and maintenance, the United States Navy has been stripped down to a fleet barely larger than it was 100 years ago, in 1916.  Meanwhile, China has dramatically increased its spending on its Navy, as well as on its Air Force, cyberspace and elect ...


Episode 148: “Vaccine Mandates?” with Professor Todd Zywicki and Jenin Younes


On June 28th 2021, George Mason University announced its reopening policy related to the COVID-19 for the fall 2021 semester. The policy required all unvaccinated students and staff members - including those who can demonstrate natural immunity from prior COVID-19 infections - to wear masks on campus, physically distance and undergo frequent COVID-19 testing. On July 22, GMU emailed the policy to ...


Episode 147: “Fingers of Instability” with John Mauldin


In this episode I’m joined by John Mauldin the best-selling author of Bull's Eye Investing: Targeting Real Returns in a Smoke and Mirrors Market and whose “Strategic Investors Conference” is considered among the best events in the business. This is the 21st anniversary of John’s newsletter Thoughts from the Frontline aimed at helping individual investors and institutions develop a clearer ...




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