Ahead of the Curve


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money culture politics
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 157:  “Standing Up For Truth” with Kevin Hassett


Guest(s): Kevin Hassett


First year economics classes usually begin the semester with the principles of supply and demand. You learn that incentives matter and that to suggest otherwise is to betray basic principles of economics - and human nature. You learn that you can ignore or violate these fundamental laws, but that you cannot change them. You learn that throughout history the societies that have succeeded r ...

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Episode 156: “Liberty or Lockdown” with Jeffrey Tucker


It is hard to overstate the assault  on civil liberties we are witnessing  in America today.  What began over a year and a half ago as temporary government measures to keep us safe from a virus spread from China, have now metastasized ...


Episode 155: “Afghanistan, China and an Unaccountable Congress” with Ambassador Pete Hoekstra


In this episode we talk with Ambassador Pete Hoekstra, formerly Chair of the House Intelligence Committee and now Chairman of the Center for Security Policy Board of Advisors. Some of the many things we explore: Biden’s preposterous claim that “America is not at war” seemingly oblivious to China President Xi’s aggressive global ambitions. And the Administration ...


Episode 154: “Restoring Our Election Integrity” with Ken Blackwell and Ken Klukowski


Election Integrity:  Why we don’t have it, how we lost it and what to do about it.   In the election of 2020 we saw a dramatic loosening of the chain of custody of ballots. We saw an indiscriminate use of mass mail-in ballots. We saw a verification process junked and pushed aside. And as a consequence, we saw major irregularities in that election.  The result: a waning confidence among voters ...


Episode 153: “Our Dunkirk Moment” with Steve Moore


The Reconciliation Bill, which Congress is rushing to pass in a matter of days, will push America over the brink into financial and social catastrophe. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is hellbent on this as her legacy project to turn the U.S. into a European entitlement state.  No one c ...


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


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 ...


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 ...




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