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Rising Storm Surges

Sept. 14th, 2017

     Hurricanes Harvey and Irma battered US coasts in recent weeks. The storms were some of the costliest in US history. There’s also another storm brewing in Washington DC that may prove to be just as consequential. In this episode, we discuss these recent events and why we, along with the President, may need to rethink our strategy for dealing with them.

Steve Bannon Regroups

Sept. 7th, 2017

     Steve Bannon has never been one to shy away from a fight. And his political ideology has taken him from Wall Street to Hollywood to the West Wing. But which role allows him to wield the most power? We discuss in today’s episode.

The Never-Ending War

Aug. 31st, 2017

     President Trump recently outlined a new strategy for the war in Afghanistan. Will the new strategy take us down a new road in Afghanistan or will lead us to the same place we’ve been for the last 16 years, more war? We attempt to answer in today’s episode.

The Alt-Right’s Side

Aug. 24th, 2017

     Violence erupted in Charlottesville, VA, a couple of weeks ago when white nationalist groups clashed with counter-protestors.  Did President Trump handle the events in the best possible way or did his reaction leave doubt about where his true loyalties on the subject of race lie?  We discuss in today’s episode.

Following the Money – Part II

Aug. 17th, 2017

Nearly $1.3 trillion has left Russia since the 1990s.  The Russian government has been unable to stop it.  But are they actually benefitting from it?  We discuss in today’s episode.

Following the Money – Part I

Aug. 10th, 2017

     The Russian hacking attack against the US was an unprecedented attack against the US and its election system.  The attack was conducted using cyber means but cyberattacks are not the only tools of influence that the Russian government employs from its arsenal.  In part one of a two-part series we discuss the other major means by which the Russian government seeks to expand its sphere of influence.

Return to Order

Aug. 3rd, 2017

John McCain cast a deciding vote against the repeal of Obamacare last week.  Why?  In this episode we discuss the vote and why it may be one that is remembered for a long time.

Punishing Loyalty

July 27th, 2017

     Donald Trump has embarked on a campaign of public humiliation against his Attorney General Jeff Sessions in frustration over Sessions’ decision to recuse himself from the Russia investigation.  Are the President’s criticisms well-founded, and do they serve the President well in the long term?  We discuss in today’s episode.

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