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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” with Jeanne Allen

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” with Oren Cass

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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Episode 82: “Assessing Beijing’s Power” with Dean Cheng and Klon Kitchen

05/12/2020

Guest(s): Klon Kitchen, Dean Cheng


China presents a vastly different challenge from anything America has confronted before.

The United States economy has never been as deeply dependent on an oppositional government the way we are with China. We have outsourced significant portions of virtually every important supply chain to China.

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Episode 81: “Life After the CoronaVirus: Planting the Seeds of Growth and Resilience” with Lawson Bader and Tracie Sharp

04/21/2020

Guest(s): Tracie Sharp, Lawson Bader


The outbreak of the CoronaVirus has created a health crisis. But federal, state and local governments’ reactions to this challenge – however well intentioned – have created an economic crisis that will linger past any recovery from or stabilization of the spread of the disease.

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Episode 80: “China Rx: America’s Dependence on China for Medicine” with Rosemary Gibson and Frank Gaffney

04/09/2020

Guest(s): Rosemary Gibson, Frank Gaffney


“Millions of Americans are taking prescription and over-the-counter drugs made in China and don’t know it and neither do their doctors. These are prescription drugs in the legal supply chain that are distributed to U.S. hospitals, sold in corner drug stores and grocery store pharmacies, and distributed to military hospitals and clinics around the world,” explains Rosemary Gibson.

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Episode 79: Masks and Scarves and Overdraft Protection With Arnold Kling

04/01/2020

Guest(s): Arnold Kling


This week I sought out Arnold Kling to learn more about some of his innovative ideas to deal with the health, economic and social fallout from the Covid-19 crisis. Arnold, who blogs at arnoldkling.com/blog, author of “Specialization and Trade” and “The Three Languages of Politics” and with a PhD in Economics from MIT is one of America’s more original and penetrating thinkers.

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Episode 78: The health and economic crisis created by COVID-19 with Steve Moore and Jay Richards

03/25/2020

Guest(s): Steve Moore, Jay Richards


Join me as I talk with economist Steve Moore and Dr. Jay Richards about the health and economic crisis created by the coronavirus. And how to respond without all of our freedoms and civil liberties being trampled.

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Episode 75: Making “First Lady” and Life in the Screen Trade with Nancy Stafford and Nina May.

02/05/2020

Guest(s): Nancy Stafford


Nancy Stafford, known to millions as Andy Griffith’s law partner on TV’s “Matlock” and Nina May, an award winning independent film maker, join me to talk about their new film “First Lady” a romantic comedy feature film premiering Valentine’s Day 2020.

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Episode 73: “Big is Beautiful” with Robert Atkinson

12/10/2019

Guest(s): Robert D. Atkinson, Ron Nicol


What do you think about the following statements? Small businesses are overwhelmingly responsible for job creation, innovation and American prosperity. Small businesses are more productive than big companies. And small business owners are the core of democracy in America. Yet Washington, controlled by big business and engaged in “crony capitalism,” systemically discriminates against smal ...

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

12/05/2019

Guest(s): Diana West, 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.

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Episode 71: “Behind the Scenes of the Conservative Movement and The Republican Party” with Matt and Mercedes Schlapp

11/13/2019

Guest(s): Mercedes Schlapp, Matt Schlapp


Matt and Mercedes Schlapp give us a behind-the-scenes look at the conservative movement. Mercedes is the current communications director for the Trump/Pence re-election campaign and Matt is the chairman of CPAC.

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Episode 70: “China, Cyber-enabled Economic Warfare, 5G and Cyber-crime” with Klon Kitchen

11/07/2019

Guest(s): Klon Kitchen


Cyber warfare is raging around the world, with China as the leading state actor. But unlike Russia, and unlike Iran, and unlike North Korea, China is deeply integrated into the US economy and many aspects of our national strength. This is one reason why Congress wanted to learn from my guest Klon Kitchen about the Chinese app TikTok.

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