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A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues and at a 101 level. Every week, hosts Michelle Cordero and Tim Doescher present an entertaining mix of media clips, personal stories, and interviews with Heritage experts, to break down major news stories and policy debates raging in Congress. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues and at a 101 level. Every week, hosts Michelle Cordero and Tim Doescher present an entertaining mix of media clips, personal stories, and interviews with Heritage experts, to break down major news stories and policy debates raging in Congress. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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A weekly podcast that explains major policy issues and at a 101 level. Every week, hosts Michelle Cordero and Tim Doescher present an entertaining mix of media clips, personal stories, and interviews with Heritage experts, to break down major news stories and policy debates raging in Congress. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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English


Episodes

Abolish Thanksgiving?

11/23/2020
Did you know that some people find Thanksgiving controversial? They believe to celebrate this holiday, or the Pilgrims associated with it, is a celebration of genocide. They think it should be replaced by a "National Day of Mourning" according to The Daily Signal's Jarrett Stepman. Today, in a special Thanksgiving episode we read Stepman's article about why America's future depends on the celebration of Thanksgiving. P.S. Make sure you catch the end of the show, you don't want to miss Tim in...

Duration:00:10:43

George Soros' Rogue District Attorneys

11/16/2020
A few episodes ago, we began to uncover a plot driven by George Soros (and others like him) to completely reshape law and order in America. On this episode, we continue to expose the left's coordinated effort to dismantle traditional, independent-minded prosecutors who put the rule of law above politics and party. They are then replaced by rogues who usurp the constitutional role of the legislative branch by refusing to prosecute entire categories of crime. The question is: why would...

Duration:00:29:18

Do We Have a Winner? 2020 Election Results and What Comes Next

11/6/2020
Do we have a winner? When will we know? What comes next? This week, in a special Friday episode, Tommy Binion explains what conservatives need to know. Voter Fraud Map: Election Fraud Database See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:15:32

Turning Protest Into Praise

11/2/2020
In the wake of certain states limiting in-person church attendance and restricting things like singing due to covid-19, many people are rising up to push back. Is this an infringement on our first amendment rights? This week, we are joined by Sean Feucht. He started the #LetUsWorship movement, that has so far visited 45 cities around America, allowing tens of thousands of people to demand the right to worship. They are calling on the church to become more active in our political system, and...

Duration:00:25:54

How Critical Race Theory is Dividing America

10/25/2020
How woke is your workplace? This week, Christopher Rufo, a Heritage Foundation visiting fellow, explains what critical race theory is and how it’s dividing America. Rufo exposé Trump Ends Critical Race Theory VIRTUAL EVENT: Wokeism at Work: How "Critical Theory" and Anti-Racism Training Divide America VIRTUAL EVENT: Leftism’s Failure and the Rise of Homelessness See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:18:03

North Korea's Scary Weapons Parade and How Iran is Involved

10/19/2020
A report recently surfaced that North Korea and Iran have resumed working together on long-range missile cooperation. In addition, at a recent parade celebrating the 75th anniversary of the founding of the Korea Worker’s Party, North Korea showed off new, powerful weapons suggesting continued growth in their ability to pose serious threats to the US and our allies. On this episode, Tim talks with Bruce Klinger, and examine the relationship between North Korea and Iran - as well as what these...

Duration:00:19:47

Back to School: How Students are Being Silenced on Campus

10/12/2020
More and more universities are instituting speech codes and creating limited free speech zones in attempt to control what words can and cannot be used on campus. On part 2 of our “Back to School” special, Heritage's Jonathan Butcher walks us through the state of free speech at America’s colleges and explains how we can restore the First Amendment rights of students. Read: Will Free Speech Survive on College Campuses? Clips used in podcast Lawsuit challenges campus 'Bias Response...

Duration:00:20:28

George Soros and the Destruction of Law and Order

10/2/2020
Many have eyes fixed on Washington, DC when it comes to politics and policy. But a few very wealthy and powerful people are looking outside of DC – not just at the state level, but to cities and counties. Over the last several years, people like George Soros are investing millions of dollars in local district attorney races. They are looking to replace traditional “law and order” D.A.’s with progressive “reform-minded” D.A.’s. This week, we talk with Jason Johnson from the Law Enforcement...

Duration:00:26:55

What History Tells Us About the Supreme Court Nomination Process

9/25/2020
How quickly can a Supreme Court nominee be confirmed? What are the rules? What about what's happened in the past? This week Thomas Jipping, deputy director of Heritage’s Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, walks us through what the Constitution says and what history can tell us about how the process to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg should proceed. See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:25:08

Part 2: Her Mother Disappeared in China

9/18/2020
In part one of this two-part series, we discussed the Chinese Communist Party's overt attempt to completely destroy the culture and identity of millions of Uighur Muslims living in Western China. From arresting people in the middle of the night, to forcing them to attend reeducation camps for years, to their ruthless pursuit of limiting Uighur births through forced abortions and sterilization, the evidence is overwhelming that China's abuse of their own people is only getting worse. This...

Duration:00:18:54

Part 1: China's Campaign to Destroy an Entire Ethnicity

9/11/2020
The Chinese Communist Party has targeted Uighur Muslims living in China by placing them in concentration camps/reeducation camps and turning their province into a police state. They've done this with the intent to strip them of their unique ethnic, cultural, and religious identity and replace it with allegiance to the Chinese Communist Party. From arresting people in the middle of the night, to forcing them to attend reeducation camps for years, to their ruthless pursuit of limiting Uighur...

Duration:00:21:00

Back to School: How Kids Are Being Taught to Hate America

9/4/2020
As our kids head back to school, there are massive protests and riots in America’s largest cities, increased anti-American sentiment, and the cancelling of some of the most important people from Western history. Amidst all this chaos comes the question: why is this happening? Why do these people in the streets hate America so much? The answer is they were taught to hate it. On this special “back to school” episode we are joined by Katie Gorka, who gives a crash course on American public...

Duration:00:20:55

Your New Polling Place: The Post Office?

8/28/2020
The Left continues to push for all-mail elections. They say it's safe, and we can trust the Post Office to handle the tens of millions of ballots that are cast during election season. They claim that President Trump is standing in the way of vote-by-mail, and claim he's disenfranchising voters. But if we hit pause for a second and look at the totality of the circumstances, there are very legitimate concerns when it comes to switching to an all vote-by-mail election, as well as the...

Duration:00:20:17

How to Stop the Looting and Violence

8/21/2020
It's been over 75 days of nightly riots in Portland and the violence is spreading to cities across the country. This week, Lora Ries, a senior research fellow in homeland security, talks about how this started, why the protests continue, and what we can do to stop them. 14-Step Action Plan for Stopping Targeted Violence in America’s Cities See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:18:49

Sports, The National Anthem, and Black Lives Matter

8/14/2020
Sports events have always been an escape from the challenges of everyday life. Think back to your favorite sports memories. Is there anything better than seeing your team win, and then celebrating with your friends and family? But what has been the one constant at all sporting events in America? The National Anthem. This is a time when we put our differences aside, and pay tribute to the nation and those who fight for it. But now, if you turn on most sports events, you’ll likely see teams...

Duration:00:23:51

How Pandemic Pods Are Reshaping K-12 Education

8/7/2020
The free market is offering hope to parents who were running out of options for the upcoming school year through something called “pandemic pods.” This week, Dr. Lindsay Burke explains what these pods are, how they work, how much they cost, and how they are reshaping our education system. "Pandemic Pods" Are Fundamentally Reshaping K-12 Education https://www.facebook.com/groups/pandemicpodsf/ https://prendaschool.com/ See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:19:38

China's Fear Campaign Against the Free World

7/31/2020
The US has seen a lot of action involving our relationship with China throughout July 2020. From sanctions, to closing consulates, to Hong Kong, to holding China accountable for the Covid-19 pandemic, this makes an already complex "tit for tat" situation even more complex. On this episode, we talk with Jim Carafano about why the media narrative of "tit for tat" is actually not the proper way to describe what's going on. We also discuss the proper way to deal with it to ensure our economic...

Duration:00:24:04

Why Schools Are the Safest Thing We Can Reopen

7/23/2020
More and more experts agree that science says it’s safe to send kids back to school as long as new guidelines and safety measures are in place. This week, Dr. Kevin Pham, a medical doctor, explains why he believes in person schooling would actually be one of the SAFEST activities to reopen in America. https://www.heritage.org/education/commentary/why-person-schooling-would-be-one-the-safest-activities-reopen See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:15:41

The Plot to Change America

7/17/2020
We’ve all seen the phrase E pluribus unum written all over American symbols. When translated from Latin it means: out of many, one. This phrase has helped create our unique American culture. But recently, the left has been using identity politics to divide us. This week, we talk to Mike Gonzalez. He has a brand new book out called “The Plot to Change America: How Identity Politics is Dividing the Land of the Free." This book exposes the myths that help identity politics perpetuate itself, it...

Duration:00:25:05

Why Our Statues Should Stand

7/10/2020
The left's assault on America’s history is nothing new, but it's getting worse. This week, Jarrett Stepman explains why statues of former President Thomas Jefferson and even Robert E. Lee should remain standing. Stepman is a contributor to The Daily Signal and author of “The War on History: The Conspiracy to Rewrite America's Past.” See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

Duration:00:16:44