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Episode 189: “Ukraine Explained, Taiwan Explained” with Dr Stephen Bryen

05/25/2022

Guest(s): Dr. Stephen Bryen


This episode takes a hard look at what’s really at stake for the United States with Russian’s war on Ukraine, and China’s aim to take over Taiwan. Joining me is one the wisest national security experts around, Dr Stephen Bryen. With 50 years of experience in foreign relations and national security, he’s seen it all. Called the Yoda of the arms trade, he was the Pentagon's top cop, the man ...

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Episode 188: “Why Are We Investing American Retirement Dollars in China?” with Frank Gaffney and Roger Robinson

05/17/2022

Guest(s): Frank Gaffney


The Federal Retirement Thrift Investment Board is once again planning to allow federal employees’ to invest their retirement savings into companies controlled by the Chinese Communist Party. The FRTIB has decided to ignore directives by both President Trump - and President Biden - as well as strong opposition on Capitol Hill, to open a ‘Mutual Fund Window’ in June which would make availa ...

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Episode 187: “The Federal Government Is Using Twitter to Censor Speech” with Jenin Younes and John Vecchione

05/18/2022

Guest(s): Jenin Younes


Is this right and lawful? Well, we now have a test case to find out. In a first-of-its-kind First Amendment lawsuit against the federal government, attorneys Jenin Younes and John Vecchione of the New Civil Liberties Alliance, argue that the government acted wrongfully when it “directed s ...

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Episode 186: John Tamny and I Don’t Agree About Everything, and That’s OK

05/10/2022

Guest(s): John Tamny


Author John Tamny joins me on this episode for a freewheeling back and forth about some of today’s big concerns. John, a free market fundamentalist and original thinker, almost always has a contrarian take on things. John’s books include Who Needs the Fed, When Politicians Panicked, Popular Economics and The End of Work. Some of the questions we get into: Elon Musk’s plans for Twitter ...

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Episode 185: A Behind The Scenes Story Meeting with The Bill Walton Show Team

05/03/2022

Guest(s): Bill Walton, Alyona Wazeter, Frank Wazeter, Greg Corombos, Rich McFadden, Brian McNicoll


Listen in to a behind the scenes story meeting as the Bill Walton Show team speculates on what’s going on in the world. Starlink satellites and all the junk flying around in space, Elon Musk vs Jeff Bezos, Ukraine, the domino theory, Biden’s open borders, Alyona’s Kazakhstan take on Russia, media’s monolithic coverage of Ukraine, inflation, cooking oil and fertilizer prices, the insane (pe ...

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Episode 184: “A Final Report Card on the States’ Response to COVID-19” with Phil Kerpen

05/03/2022

Guest(s): Phil Kerpen


We’re more than two years into the Covid-19 pandemic. So by now, we should know enough to assess what we’ve learned about the measures our governments took to mitigate the virus?  What worked? What didn’t? Fortunately, we now have a comprehensive comparative s ...

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Episode 179: “Taking a Hard Look at our Dependence on China for Our Drugs” with Rosemary Gibson and Frank Gaffney

03/29/2022

Guest(s): Frank Gaffney, Rosemary Gibson


Thirty years ago, the United States, Europe, and Japan manufactured 90 percent of the global supply of the key ingredients for the world's medicines and vitamins. No more. China is now the largest global supplier.   Millions of Americans are taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs m ...

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Episode 178: “Stops Along the Way” with Brent Bozell

03/22/2022

Guest(s): Brent Bozell


Growing up Bozell. Stops Along the Way: A Catholic Soul, a Conservative Heart, an Irish Temper, and a Love of Life. Talking in this episode with L. Brent Bozell III, author of Stops Along the Way and who is one of the most outspoken and effective national leaders in the conservative movement today. Brent founded and is president of the Media Research Center, the largest media watchdog organization ...

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Episode 177: “A Nuclear War Scenario” with Dr Peter Vincent Pry

03/16/2022

Guest(s): Dr. Peter Vincent Pry


This is a very upsetting episode. I’m joined by my frequent guest Dr Peter Vincent Pry and we’re talking about Ukraine and the likelihood of nuclear war. Dr Pry is executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, served as chief of staff to the congressional EMP Commission, and director of the U.S. Nuclear Strategy Forum. Just recently, he published a piece titled, “Th ...

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Episode 175: “The West’s New Totalitarianism” with Dr. Naomi Wolf and Jenin Younes

03/08/2022

Guest(s): Jenin Younes, Naomi Wolf


In the past two years, measures taken to deal with Covid have resulted in extraordinary losses of freedom in the West - in fact, all over the world - driven by government mandates and lockdowns. Now that it's clear that we're no longer in the throes of a pandemic, what next? For how long are citizens prepared to accept these extraordinary extensions of state power and loss of their civil li ...

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Episode 174: “Race Marxism” with James Lindsay

03/01/2022

Guest(s): James Lindsay, PhD


James Lindsay is someone who truly understands Critical Race Theory and doesn’t believe a word of it. As James explains in this episode of The Bill Walton Show, “Critical Race Theory is a disaster. Critical Race Theory is the tip of a 100 year-long spear that's being thrust into the side of Western civilization. In its simplest terms, CRT is Race Marxism.” Like Marxism, CRT is a fun ...

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Episode 173: The Desecrators with Matt & Mercy Schlapp

02/22/2022

Guest(s): Mercedes Schlapp, Matt Schlapp


The subtitle of Matt Schlapp’s new book, written with Deal Hudson, sums up well why this book is a must read.   Defeating the cancel culture mob and reclaiming one nation under God   They write: “For half a century, people of faith have seen traditional ideas of morality undermined as a cascade of progressive revolutions impacted society. The waves of change hit the shores, but most neverthe ...

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Episode 172: Ukraine: Is the Biden Administration Unleashing Furies It Does Not Understand? with Dr Peter Vincent Pry and J. Michael Waller

02/15/2022

Guest(s): J. Michael Waller, Dr. Peter Vincent Pry


There are growing calls among political elites in Washington for the United States to “do something" about preventing a Russian invasion of the Ukraine.  But do we have the military capabilities to stop it? Why do we want Ukraine to join ...

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Episode 171: “Govzilla: How the Relentless Growth of Government Is Devouring Our Economy—And Our Freedom” with Steve Moore

02/08/2022

Guest(s): Steve Moore


On this episode we’re talking with economist Steve Moore about his terrific new book Govzilla. It’s a sobering, yet easy to read, tale of the gigantic expansion of government over the last 50 years, and especially over the last two years since COVID hit. “The virus became an excuse to massively expand the powers of government,” says Steve, “the size of government, the regu ...

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

02/01/2022

Guest(s): Ryan Anderson, 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 ...

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Episode 169: George F. Will on “American Happiness and Discontents” with Don Boudreaux and John Tamny

01/25/2022

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


In this episode we get to talk with George F. Will about his latest collection of essays, American Happiness and Discontents: The Unruly Torrent, 2008-2020, and also about his magnum opus, The Conservative Sensibility. Joining in on the conversation are John Tamny, Vice President of FreedomWorks, editor of RealClearMarkets, and author of W ...

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Episode 168: “No Rights, No Games” with Chen Guangcheng, Reggie Littlejohn and Yaxue Cao

01/18/2022

Guest(s): Chen Guangcheng, Reggie Littlejohn


The 2022 winter Olympics in Beijing China opens a few weeks from now, and the International Olympic Committee's 2015 decision to have China host the event looks ever more dubious. Since then, it's become obvious to most observers that China, never a champion of human rights, is growing ever more oppressive. It’s Communist Party leadership has become even more deeply committed to preserving it ...

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Episode 167: “The Great Reset” with Jay Richards and James Patrick

01/11/2022

Guest(s): Jay Richards


Unprecedented government measures to stop the spread of an unstoppable virus have morphed into mortal threats to our liberties and civil rights, not just here in the United States, but worldwide. First we were told that lockdowns, masks, and social distancing stop the spread of the virus. Do these things and we would be safe. There’s no clear correlation between these measures and the spread ...

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Episode 165: “Just Facts about the Virus” with Jim Agresti

12/21/2021

Guest(s): Jim Agresti


Albert Einstein said science can only flourish in an atmosphere of free speech.  Today, despite claims about “following the science” with regard to Covid 19, this is simply not happening. Why? Because “they” have taken away one of the essential elements of science: allowing ...

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