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Episode 163: “Challenging Leviathan” with Mark Chenoweth and Jenin Younes

12/07/2021

Guest(s): Jenin Younes, Mark Chenoweth


In this episode, we're talking again about the coercive power of the Administrative State and its serious threat to our constitutional freedoms. No other development in contemporary American law denies more rights to more Americans. Joining me to discuss is Mark Chenoweth, Executive Director, and Jenin Younes, Litigation Counsel for the New Civi ...

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Episode 162: “Is the Administrate State Democracy’s Death Knell” with Michael Pack

11/29/2021

Guest(s): Michael Pack


Your eyes may glaze over when you hear people talking about the “administrative state.” But if you care about liberty, it’s long past time to start paying close attention to what the Administrative State is and how impervious it has become to election outcomes. Today in Washington, we have what’s become effectively a fourth branch of government: an unelected permanent bureaucracy of self-r ...

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

11/23/2021

Guest(s): Matt Schlapp, Justin Danhof


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 ...

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Episode 160: “An Army of Momma Bears” with Tony Perkins

11/16/2021

Guest(s): Tony Perkins


I open this show fondly quoting Shakespeare about how “one man in his time plays many parts.” He could have been writing about my friend and one of my personal heroes Tony Perkins Tony's indeed a man of many extraordinary and effective parts. He's president of the Family Research Council. He's been chairman of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom and past President of the Counc ...

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Episode 159: “Marxism’s Long March” with Mark Meckler and Eric O’Keefe

11/05/2021

Guest(s): Mark Meckler, Eric O’Keefe


America is waking up to the capture of our institutions by the “progressive” woke Left. Beginning with K-12 education, universities, the media, and Hollywood, it’s now moved into many churches, our military and corporate boardrooms. This didn’t happen overnight. In this wide ranging and thoughtful conversation with Mark Meckler and Eric O’Keefe, we explore its roots going back to an obsc ...

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Episode 158: “After Covid: Recovering Our Liberty” with John Tamny and Don Boudreaux

10/26/2021

Guest(s): John Tamny, Donald J. Boudreaux


It’s almost two years on from the onset of the Covid virus and we know a lot now that we didn’t then. Society should be healing. But we live in vitriolic and partisan times, and widespread disagreement abounds about what it was, what it is, what it isn’t and how to cope with it. Yet to those who understand how economies work, this much seems clear: governments’ blunderbuss one-size-f ...

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Episode 157: “Standing Up For Truth” with Kevin Hassett

10/19/2021

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

10/12/2021

Guest(s): 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 ...

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

10/05/2021

Guest(s): Ken Klukowski, Kenneth Blackwell


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 ...

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Episode 153: “Our Dunkirk Moment” with Steve Moore

09/28/2021

Guest(s): 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 ...

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

09/21/2021

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

09/07/2021

Guest(s): Dr. Stephen Bryen, 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.  ...

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

08/31/2021

Guest(s): Russell Vought, Dr. 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 ...

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

08/24/2021

Guest(s): Todd Zywicki, 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 ...

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

09/14/2021

Guest(s): 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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Episode 147: “Fingers of Instability” with John Mauldin

08/17/2021

Guest(s): 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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Episode 146: “These People Are Crazy” with Steve Moore

08/10/2021

Guest(s): Steve Moore


My guest this week is economist Steve Moore  Our topic: the economy and how the trillion upon trillion dollar spending orgy in Washington is going to cause irreparable damage to America. “This is an extremely dangerous time for our country. What happens over the course of the next three or four months ...

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Episode 145: “America’s Intelligence Wars” with Ambassador Pete Hoekstra and Fred Fleitz

08/03/2021

Guest(s): Ambassador Pete Hoekstra, Fred Fleitz


We are living in a complicated and dangerous time in America. American intelligence and national security should not be part of partisan politics but that is exactly what they’ve become. “We saw it towards the end of the Obama administration, and the transition into the Trump administration,” according to my guest, Ambassador Pete Hoekstra. “The weaponization of intelligence and the i ...

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Episode 144: “Wokeness: A Grave Risk to America’s Military”

07/27/2021

Guest(s): Lt. Gen. (Ret.) William G. Boykin, J. Michael Waller


Today we are witnessing a growing threat to our American military. A threat that is capable of doing what no foreign enemy ever could:  Fracture the world’s greatest armed forces from within, through divisive political indoctrination and controls. That threat is called “wokeness.” ...

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Episode 143: Previewing the “Covid Olympics”

07/22/2021

Guest(s): Frank Wazeter, Greg Corombos, Brian McNicoll


As COVID cases continue to climb in Tokyo, the nation is preparing to host the world in what may wind up being the most infamous Olympic Games ever. The Bill Walton show team discusses the role the virus is already playing and impacting athletes. There’s also the issue of wokeness as members of Team USA are expected to protest the National A ...

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Episode 142: The Dictatorship of Woke Capital with Stephen Soukup

07/20/2021

Guest(s): Stephen R. Soukup


For the better part of a century, the Left has been waging a methodical - and largely successful - war to control American institutions. Our universities, K-12 education, the news media, Hollywood, federal government bureaucracies … to name just a few … have all fallen victim to what the Left calls their “long march.” During most of that time American business and the military escape ...

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Episode 141: Debunking the 1619 Project with Phil Magness

07/13/2021

Guest(s): Phil Magness


It’s becoming quite clear that one of the central aims of Critical Race Theory is to delegitimize and diminish the political and moral achievement that is the United States of America. And with their 1619 Project, the New York Times has weighed in to rewrite American history by deconstructing institutions responsible for our prosperity and our success: free market capitalism and the United St ...

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Episode 140: Talking with Charles Murray

07/06/2021

Guest(s): 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 ...

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