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Episode 91 "Howard Zinn’s War on History"

Guest(s): Jarrett Stepman Mary Grabar


There is no historian like Howard Zinn.

Certainly no other history book has taken the place of the Bible at the swearing-in of an elected official . But in 2019, Howard Zinn’s “A People’s History” was the sacred object on which newly elected Oklahoma City council member JoBeth Hamon chose to place her hand for her oath of office .

“For ...

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Episode 90 "“Forget Covid 19. Worry about EMP.” With Dr. Peter Vincent Pry and Frank Gaffney."

Guest(s): Frank Gaffney Dr. Peter Vincent Pry


It’s time to wake up to an existential risk that looms infinitely larger than anything posed by the Covid 19 virus.      Electromagnetic pulse (EMP). EMP can be caused by a naturally occurring solar storm, a nuclear weapon or something as simple as a manmade suitcase sized device and would collapse electric grids and electrical critical infrastructures all over ...

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Episode 89 "Why Ayn Rand Matters Today with Tal Tsfany"

Guest(s): Tal Tsfany


Many of us have read Ayn Rand's novels especially, “Atlas Shrugged” and the “Fountainhead.” But I have been surprised to learn how her ideas and philosophy have continued to resonate throughout the world many years after her novels were first published.   To learn more about this I asked Tal Tsfany, President and CEO of the Ayn Rand Institute to come on the show to talk about the Ayn Rand ...

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Episode 88 "“Enough is Enough” with Donna Rice Hughes and Colby May"

Guest(s): Colby May Donna Rice Hughes


Some of society's problems are just so upsetting that it's hard to imagine that they continue to exist, or in fact, are spreading. Well, this episode explores one of the worst: Internet child pornography and sex trafficking. Internet pornography been called the largest unregulated social experiment in history. Ushered it into the cultural mainstream, it enjoys increasingl ...

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Episode 87.1 "Reality Economics 101 with Don Boudreaux and John Tamny"

07/02/2020

Guest(s): Donald J. Boudreaux John Tamny


A must see and wide ranging conversation about all things economic with Donald Boudreaux, best-selling author, professor of economics at George Mason University who writes the popular blog Cafe Hayek and John Tamny, editor of Real Clear Markets, an editor for Forbes Magazine and the author of “The End of Work” and “They’re Both Wrong.”

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Episode 86 "The True Human Costs of Government Imposed Lockdowns with Jim Agresti"

06/17/2020

Guest(s): Jim Agresti


Medical studies show that excessive stress and anxiety are among the most debilitating and deadly of all health hazards in the world. 

 

Beyond their obvious effects like suicide and substance abuse—these mental stressors are strongly related to and may trigger and inflame a host of ailments like high blood pressu ...

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Episode 85.2 "A conversation with Michael Pack, Chief Executive Officer of the U.S. Agency for Global Media"

Guest(s): Michael Pack


In part two of my conversation with Michael Pack, I talk with Michael about what it's like to be a conservative filmmaker in today's America and how documentaries have become almost the exclusive playground of the left. Michael Pack is an extraordinary man. President and co-founder of Manifold Productions, he has produced and directed over 15 documentaries, broadcast on PBS and has had an incredib ...

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Episode 85.1 "A Conversation with Michael Pack, the Director of “Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words”"

Guest(s): Michael Pack


Join me as go behind the scenes with writer, director and producer Michael Pack about the making of his extraordinary film about Justice Clarence Thomas. 

Distilled from over 30 hours of interviews during a six-month period with Justice Thomas and his wonderful wife Ginni, for the first time, he tells his entire ...

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Episode 84 "Post Pandemic K-12 Education: Why We Don’t Want a Return to “Normal”"

06/01/2020

Guest(s): Jeanne Allen


What comes next when we emerge from the COVID-19 lockdown? What is “normal” is going to be like? Well in the case of America’s K-12 schools we should not want a return to normal, where “normal” means a nation where fewer than 30% of students - and fewer than 15% in poor communities - read, write, spell, do math or know history, science, or civics on grade level. “With the doors to m ...

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Episode 83 "Calling for the Return of American Conservative Economics"

05/04/2020

Guest(s): Oren Cass Wells King


“There is more to life than economic freedom. And there is more to economic freedom than economic freedom. A society that attempts to maximize everyone’s freedom at every moment will fail miserably in preserving individual liberty and limiting government over time.”

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