episodes about Culture and Society


02/01/2022

Episode 170: “Ethics at the Heart of Public Policy” with Ryan Anderson and Roger Severino


America’s founding ideals and our nation’s rich Judeo-Christian heritage have been under constant attack from a so-called “progressive” Left for over a hundred years.  Yet as they’ve marched through and deconstructed America’s great cultural institutions, instead of the “progress” they claim, we’re seein ...


12/14/2021

Episode 164: “Wrath: America Enraged” with Peter Wood


Over the course of roughly four generations, from around 1950 to the present, American culture has been transformed from a culture that believed in the value of self-control into a culture that celebrates self-expression. And that “self-expression” has now twisted into a new form of anger - political wrath - which makes a performance art out of our darkest emotions. So argues my guest on this ...


11/23/2021

Episode 161: “Whose Interest Does Big Business Serve?” with Justin Danhof and Matt Schlapp


In the past decade, America’s big businesses have increasingly moved to the political left. For evidence, take a look at their actions and stances on critical race theory indoctrination, vaccine mandates, radical climate change agendas, boardroom “diversity”, doing business and making common cause with a hostile China, etc … on issue after issue they align with the “woke” left. Now eve ...


07/06/2021

Episode 140: Talking with Charles Murray


Identity politics, and charges of systematic racism and white privilege, pose an existential threat to the American experiment and risk tearing our country apart. In this episode, I talk with Charles Murray - one of America’s greatest social scientists - who has now weighed in on this crisis with his latest book: “Facing Reality: Two Truths About Race in America” In it he argues that we must ...


12/17/2020

Episode 110: Paul Krugman vs. Ayn Rand with Tal Tsfany


In the era of mandated mask wearing and social distancing, we are fighting two battles: One against COVID-19, the other over preserving personal freedoms. In a piece about the virus, New York Times Columnist Paul Krugman blamed President Trump and Ayn Rand for Americans who have stood up against wearing a face covering. Calling it "libertarianism gone bad, a misunderstanding of what freedom is a ...


11/22/2020

Episode 102: The Gettysburg Address with Leigh Wilson Smiley


As we celebrate the 157th anniversary of the Gettysburg address, I try my hand at reciting and analyzing the historic speech with Voice and Acting Coach Leigh Wilson Smiley. We also discuss how the address relates to the current state of affairs in our country. ...


03/11/2020

Episode 77: “Countering the Lethal Narrative of the 1619 Project” with Kenneth Blackwell and Bob Woodson


“The most effective way to destroy a people is to deny and obliterate their own understanding of their history.” George Orwell


12/05/2019

Episode 72: Part 1: The Red Thread: Inside the Anti-Trump Conspiracy with Diana West and Frank Gaffney


The anti-Trump conspiracy is not about Democrats versus Republicans. It’s not about the ebb and flow of political power lawfully and peacefully transferred. It is about globalists versus nationalists, and they’re locked in the old and continuous Communist versus anti-Communist struggle, and fighting to the end whether we, the anti-Communists, recognize it or not.


10/10/2019

Episode 67: “Why It’s OK to be a Black Republican” with Star Parker and Winsome Sears


Star Parker and Winsome Sears discuss race, religion, poverty, and our addiction to government.


08/08/2019

Episode 60: Social Media Speech Police with Brent Bozell and Dan Gainor


Has Facebook corporate become a parody? They banned a Prager University video on the “Ten Commandments.” Their explanation? “Well, it mentioned murder.” Maybe next time Prager should do a video on the “Nine Commandments.”