New episodes every Thursday
Dec. 1st, 2016
Donald Trump is receiving feedback from his voters on some of his potential cabinet picks but it’s not all positive. Are some of his candidates putting him on a collision course with his base, and if so, how does he navigate that? We also discuss the death of Cuban leader Fidel Castro and how some in the world community seem to have forgotten just how harsh of a dictator he was.
Nov. 24th, 2016
The Alternative Right movement has embraced Donald Trump as their champion. But what does Donald Trump think of them and what does that mean for the future of the US? We attempt to answer in today’s episode.
Nov. 17th, 2016
It’s been more than a week since Donald Trump was elected president and some of the consequences of the election have begun to come into focus. In this episode we discuss some of the effects of the election and what trump might look to accomplish in his first 100 days.
Nov. 10th, 2016
Donald Trump shocked the world this week by becoming the 45th president-elect of the United States. What does his election mean and why is it causing so much anxiety? We attempt to answer in this week’s episode.
Nov. 3rd, 2016
Twenty million Americans who were previously uninsured now have health insurance. The rate of uninsured Americans is down from 18% to 11% in just 4 years. Health care cost inflation in the US is at the lowest rate in 50 years. So Obamacare is the greatest thing since sliced bread, right? Well, not exactly. In this episode we discuss why there may be signs of trouble on the horizon for Obamacare and why the fight over the law may be one of the bigger political battles in the coming year in Washington, DC.
Oct. 27th, 2016
The US spends roughly $600 billion a year on national security. More than the next 7 countries combined. Most Americans would be surprised to learn how much of that funding goes to waste yet are loathe to cut the defense budget or hold the Pentagon to a strict accounting. Can you advocate for cuts in Defense and still be tough on national security? We attempt to answer in today’s episode.
Oct. 20th, 2016
50,000 emails belonging to Hillary Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta were recently hacked and are being released to the public, a batch at a time, every day until Election Day on Nov. 8. Just as interesting, if not more, than what’s in the emails is who is behind their release. In this episode we discuss recent cyber attacks against the Clinton campaign and why it seems that an old conflict has been rekindled.
Oct. 13th, 2016
In the first century BC Rome was at its height. It was the greatest civilization in the world both militarily and economically. But many living within Rome’s borders could sense that something had changed. Roman society had begun to wane. The change intangible but was significant nonetheless.
In this episode we discuss recent developments in the financial world and in the presidential campaign and attempt to ascertain whether they are harbingers of worse things to come.