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Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel and KTAR-FM's Jim Sharpe bring the conservatarian perspective to the issues of the day.

Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel and KTAR-FM's Jim Sharpe bring the conservatarian perspective to the issues of the day.
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Ricochet Editor-in-Chief Jon Gabriel and KTAR-FM's Jim Sharpe bring the conservatarian perspective to the issues of the day.

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Episodes

Ep. 113: Brett Kavanaugh and the Feinstein Fiasco

9/18/2018
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If the Democrats didn't disgrace themselves in the Kavanaugh hearings, they certainly have over the past few days. The left has circled the wagons around Feinstein's unsubstantiated allegations and the press is complicit. How should the GOP handle the mess? The intro/outro song and Jon's song of the week is "Softcore" by Tamaryn. Stephen's song of the week is "Is It Ever Enough" by Geographer. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify...

Duration:01:04:45

Ep. 112: Algorithm ‘n’ Blues

9/14/2018
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Was Botham Jean wrongly killed by a Dallas cop? Of course, so why are we hearing about the weed he allegedly had in his apartment? Also, is Big Tech is biased against conservatives, but how much of that is intentional? The intro/outro song and Stephen's song of the week is "Letting Go" by Wild Nothing. Jon's song of the week is "T69 Collapse" Aphex Twin. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment...

Duration:01:07:40

Ep. 111: Circus Minimus

9/7/2018
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Jon and Stephen tackle the ludicrous theater of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's Senate hearings and the New York Times' self-owning anonymous op-ed. The intro/outro song is "Loved Ones" by Starflyer 59. Stephen's song of the week is "Here It Comes (The Road) Let's Go" by Spiritualized and Jon's song of the week is "Business Man" by FEWS. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment on this...

Duration:01:03:43

Ep. 110: Ending an Era

8/31/2018
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Jon and Stephen share their thoughts on the passing of Sen. John McCain and the current state of the political scene. The intro/outro song is "The Last Goodbye" by Jeff Buckley. Stephen's song of the week is "June" by IDLES and Jon's song of the week is "These Are Not Your Memories" by TVAM. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:57:10

Ep. 109: Full-Court Press

8/24/2018
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Paul Manafort was found guilty while Michael Cohen pleaded guilty. Is impeachment the result? Also, Iowa mourns Mollie Tibbetts while the press warns conservatives not to politicize her murder. I mean, seriously... The intro/outro song is "The Noise of Carpet" by Stereolab. Stephen's song of the week is "Flight of Fancy" by Interpol and Jon's song of the week is "Everything Takes Forever" by His Name Is Alive. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our...

Duration:01:04:06

Ep. 108: Journalists, Juries, and Judgements

8/17/2018
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Our non-partisan press wants to dox DC jurors, but plays the victim in 300 coordinated anti-Trump op-eds. And the Colorado Human Rights Commission targets a Christian cake artist again even though SCOTUS smacked them down two months ago. The intro/outro song is "Short Skirt/Long Jacket" by Cake. Stephen's song of the week is "Happiness Reigns" by Cullen Omori and Jon's song of the week is "Work/Life, Gym Etc" by The Shifters. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians,...

Duration:01:01:42

Ep. 107: Space Force vs. Alex Jones

8/10/2018
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Vice President Pence announces Space Force while Facebook and YouTube ban Alex Jones. Jon and Stephen discuss! The intro/outro song and Jon's song of the week is "Complex" by The Chills. Stephen's song of the week is "Way We Won't" by Grandaddy. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/the-conservatarians/space-force-vs-alex-jones/. Podcast...

Duration:00:58:22

Ep. 106: Handicapping the Dems

8/3/2018
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Who will the Dems run in 2020? Jon and Stephen handicap the race early with 15 hopefuls. The intro/outro song and Jon's song of the week is "Lust" by Rascalton. Stephen's song of the week is "Parking Lot" by Grouper. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/the-conservatarians/handicapping-the-dems/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet...

Duration:01:20:52

Ep. 105: Whither Twitter?

7/27/2018
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Jon and Stephen chat about the latest drama on social media -- from Twitter's shadowbans to deleting old tweets -- as well as the problems of big government when it comes to trade wars. The intro/outro song is "Not Too Soon" by Throwing Muses. Stephen's song of the week is "I Don't Want Love" by The Antlers and Jon's is "Carb Yr Enthusiasm" by MISS WORLD. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment...

Duration:00:57:15

Ep. 104: Spinning the Wheel of Crazy

7/20/2018
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After a two-week break, Jon and Stephen catch up with the news cycle by spinning the Wheel of Crazy. Topics include Alexandria Ocasio Cortez, media comparing the Helsinki summit to Pearl Harbor, and the death of comedy. The intro/outro song is "Stick" by Ovlov. Stephen's song of the week is "Canary Yellow" by Deafheaven and Jon's is "The Last Great Washington State" by Damien Jurado. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join...

Duration:01:24:36

Ep. 103: Dana Perino

6/29/2018
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Dana Perino, anchor of "The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino" and co-host of "The Five" on Fox News Channel talks about civility and our current political moment. Dana also has a weekly podcast, "I'll Tell You What," with Chris Stirewalt, and became the first Republican woman to be named as the White House Press Secretary. And did we mention her two books -- And The Good News Is and Let Me Tell You About Jasper? Then Stephen and Jon chat about the SCOTUS news and the press always making...

Duration:01:23:38

Ep. 102: Carol Roth

6/22/2018
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Carol Roth is a business advisor, investor, speaker, and author of the New York Times bestseller, The Entrepreneur Equation. She talks tariffs, Thursday's Supreme Court decision on internet taxes, and the outlook for American businesses during the Trump era. Jon and Stephen then chat about the late, great Charles Krauthammer and, of course, the immigration fallout. The intro/outro music is "Remember Me" by British Sea Power. Jon's song of the week is "The Rover" by Interpol; Stephen's song...

Duration:01:08:10

Ep. 101: S.E. Cupp

6/15/2018
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S.E. Cupp hosts HLN's "SE Cupp Unfiltered" and is a political commentator for CNN. She calls herself a "practical conservative" and is known for her fierce independent streak. After chatting with S.E., Jon and Stephen discuss the long-anticipated IG report and Trump's rapproachment with North Korea. The intro/outro music is "Tall Man Skinny Lady" by Ty Segall. Jon's song of the week is "Visions of You" by Sextile; Stephen's song of the week is "Thinning" by Snail Mail. To listen to all the...

Duration:01:12:24

Ep. 100: Ask Me Anything!

6/8/2018
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To celebrate the milestone of reaching the 100th Conservatarians podcast, Jon and Stephen opened Twitter for a super-sized, Reddit-style AMA. The intro/outro song is "100%" by Sonic Youth. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/the-conservatarians/episode-100-ask-me-anything/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a...

Duration:01:34:33

Ep. 99: Lightning Round!

5/26/2018
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Fast analysis of all the week's hot topics: Trump's on/off/(on again?) summit with North Korea! Elon Musk red-pilled! Spotify backs off of anti-hate policy! Die-in on the frozen aisle! The First Amendment requires Twitter access! No-scandal Obama's abuse of migrant kids! FBI spies on Trump campaign! And ... President Bill Kristol? Jon's song of the week is "Everybody" by Tennis System. In honor of his new pupper, Stephen's song of the week is "Help Me Make It Through the Night" by Kris...

Duration:01:12:15

Ep. 98: The Media vs. a Field of Rakes

5/19/2018
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The Conservatarians discuss a truly horrible week for the media. It began with portraying Hamas terrorists as loveable peace activists, followed by praising the humanity of the hyperviolent MS-13. Are CNN and MSNBC going to help blow the midterms for the Democrats? The intro/outro music is "The Woodpile" by Frightened Rabbit. Jon's song of the week is "Leave Me Alone" by New Order. Stephen's song of the week is "Death Dream" by Frightened Rabbit (rest in peace). To listen to all the music...

Duration:01:06:49

Ep. 97: Live! From AEI!

5/13/2018
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Sponsored by DonorsTrust The Conservatarians share their origin stories, define the "conservatarian" label, and drink Bulleit bourbon. We didn't get to music this week, but you should subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode: https://ricochet.com/podcast/the-conservatarians/live-from-aei/. Podcast listeners: Now become a Ricochet member for only $2.50 a month! Join and see what you’ve been missing:...

Duration:00:45:39

Ep. 96: Rudy Talks Up a Storm

5/4/2018
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The Conservatarians discuss Rudy Giuliani reaching his sell-by date, and the media hurting the Democrats' chances by focusing on shiny objects like Stormy Daniels. The intro/outro music is "Damaged" by Rips. Jon's song of the week is "Red Line" by Wooden Shjips. Stephen's song of the week is "Buzzing in the Light" by Dr. Dog. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:45:26

Ep. 95: Kanye Takes Chance on Trump

4/27/2018
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The Conservatarians discuss -- what else -- Kanye West, Chance the Rapper and their tweets about Trump and the GOP. Especially the backlash from floored liberals. The intro/outro music and Jon's song of the week is "Every 1's a Winner" by Ty Segall. Stephen's song of the week is "In My Room" by Graham Coxon. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist! More Join the conversation and comment on this podcast episode:...

Duration:00:58:29

Ep. 94: ¡Cuba Libre! con Alberto de la Cruz

4/20/2018
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The Conservatarians welcome Alberto de la Cruz, Managing Editor of Babalú Blog and expert on the Castro crime family's hijacking of Cuba. "Insipid apparatchik" Miguel Diaz-Canel has been selected to replace Raúl Castro as warden of the island prison -- should we expect changes or more of the same? Jon and Stephen then discuss the latest speech criminal, Prof. Randa Jarrar of Fresno State, whose job is in jeopardy for her ugly Barbara Bush tweets. The intro/outro music is "Sinner in the Sea"...

Duration:01:09:15