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A weekly podcast that looks at issues in-depth, centered around politics, culture, and faith. Your hosts are Jay Caruso and Neal Dewing.

A weekly podcast that looks at issues in-depth, centered around politics, culture, and faith. Your hosts are Jay Caruso and Neal Dewing.
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A weekly podcast that looks at issues in-depth, centered around politics, culture, and faith. Your hosts are Jay Caruso and Neal Dewing.

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English


Episodes

James Hasson, author of Stand Down: How Social Justice Warriors Are Sabotaging America's Military

8/31/2019
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Follow James on Twitter (https://twitter.com/jameshasson20) and order his book (https://www.amazon.com/Stand-Down-Warriors-Destroying-Americas/dp/1621579182)! Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast every week in your favorite podcast app! Follow Jay on Twitter (https://twitter.com/jaycaruso) and sign up to receive his free weekly newsletter (https://mondaynotice.substack.com/p/coming-soon), The Monday Notice. Follow Ben on Twitter (https://twitter.com/benhowe) and...

Duration:00:58:42

Ben Howe and his book, The Immoral Majority

8/17/2019
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Ben plays the guest as Jay talks to him about his book, 'The Immoral Majority' - what it's about, who it's for and what it says about the conservative evangelical movement and their relationship with Donald Trump. Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast every week in your favorite podcast app! Follow Jay on Twitter (https://twitter.com/jaycaruso) and sign up to receive his free weekly newsletter (https://mondaynotice.substack.com/p/coming-soon), The Monday Notice....

Duration:01:01:49

The Democratic Debates

8/3/2019
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Another week of Democratic debates! Ben, Andrea and Jay discuss the debates and who, so far, is the best one to take on Donald Trump next year. Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast every week in your favorite podcast app! Follow Jay on Twitter (https://twitter.com/jaycaruso) and sign up to receive his free weekly newsletter (https://mondaynotice.substack.com/p/coming-soon), The Monday Notice. Follow Ben on Twitter (https://twitter.com/benhowe) and pre-order a copy...

Duration:01:07:57

Episode 105: Matt Lewis and all the news

7/24/2019
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What will the GOP do now that it's essentially become Trump's party? Will it change? And what of the new nationalist conservative movement that's formed and aligns in many ways with Trump? Matt Lewis of The Daily Beast joins the crew to discuss. Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast every week in your favorite podcast app! The Fifth Estate now has premium content (https://fifthestate.supportingcast.fm/). The latest is a a conversation with David where he, Jay and Ben...

Duration:01:09:35

Census and Gerrymandering, The law and Social Media and College Loan Debt with Gabriel Malor

6/28/2019
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Sometimes you need an expert talk about issues and when it comes to the law, it is never "clear." The gang welcomed attorney Gabriel Malor who helps break down the Supreme Court decisions on the census and gerrymandering as well as the legal issues surrounding Josh Hawley's bill and other legal ways people want to combat conservatives getting "silenced" on Twitter. There's also some talk on college loan debt and what it means. Make sure to follow Gabriel on Twitter!...

Duration:01:09:54

The Iran Issue, Social Media and Trump's Reelection

6/20/2019
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Jay and Ben welcome Noah Rothman to the show. They discuss the ongoing issue with Iran, how Trump is handling it and the conspiracy theories getting floated by the left. They also discuss Republican Sen. Josh Hawley's bill to eliminate the safe harbor provision enjoyed by Facebook, Twitter, and Google under the 1996 Communications Decency Act. The three also have a spirited debate about Trump's chances in 2020. Follow Noah on Twitter (https://twitter.com/NoahCRothman) and if you haven't...

Duration:00:58:36

Kellyanne Conway, Trump Ok With Foreign Help and Dan Bongino Lashes Out

6/13/2019
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Jay, Ben and Andrea talk about Kellyanne Conway's Hatch Act violations and the recommendation she be fired for what the U.S. office of Special Counsel said were multiple violations. President Trump said he'd look at dirt on political opponents offered up by foreign powers and they discuss Dan Bongino on his latest incident when dealing with criticism. Also, there's a fun game at the end and a quick discussion about weight loss. Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast...

Duration:01:10:35

The Hope Hicks/NY Times "Controversy", Abortion Clinics in Missouri and news from Alex Trebek

5/30/2019
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In the latest episode, Ben, Andrea and Jay go over the silly controversy about Hope Hicks supposed "glamour shot" in a New York Times story about her. They also give a quick recap of the final Game of Thrones Episode and also discuss the last abortion clinic remaining in Missouri as well as an update on Alex Trebek and a little talk about Apple (the company). Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast every week in your favorite podcast app! The Fifth Estate now has...

Duration:01:00:27

Free Markets, Social Media and the Woke Effect on Comedy With Carol Roth

5/23/2019
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Carol Roth joined the crew for a wide ranging discussion about free markets, the effect of social media on relationships and the difficulty of doing comedy in the age of wokeness. Follow Carol on Twitter (https://twitter.com/caroljsroth) and be sure to check out Future File (https://www.futurefile.com/), a legacy and wishes planning system. Carol also has a great podcast called The Roth Effect on the Ricochet (https://ricochet.com/series/roth-effect/) network. Be sure to sign up for that...

Duration:01:29:36

Tlaib and The Holocaust, Generation X and Game of Thrones with Bridget Phetasy

5/15/2019
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After a week off, the show is back with the entire crew. Jay, Ben and Andrea welcomed Bridget Phetasy to the show to talk about a variety of issues including Rashida Tlaib's comments about Palestinians and the Holocaust. A brief aside about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez delves into nicknames and how some don't make sense. They also discuss the recent hate-articles directed at Generation X and also discuss the latest from Game of Thrones! Follow Bridget on Twitter...

Duration:01:23:06

Barr Testifies, Impeachment and Ben on Morning Joe?

5/1/2019
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Ben and Jay talk about Wiliam Barr and his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, as well as the Democrats next move as they contemplate impeachment, the political culture and the guest appearance that Ben makes on Morning Joe...sort of. Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast every week in your favorite podcast app! The Fifth Estate now has premium content (https://fifthestate.supportingcast.fm/). The latest is a a conversation with David where he, Jay and...

Duration:00:48:49

Trump, The Mueller Report and Faith with David French

4/23/2019
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Jay and Ben welcome to the show, Senior Writer at National Review, David French. The gang starts talking about the Mueller report but pivot into a general discussion about Trump and why his supporters support him as strongly as they do. They also get into issues of faith and how that relates to the President. Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast every week in your favorite podcast app! The Fifth Estate now has premium content...

Duration:00:56:41

Talking Mayor Peter, Bernie, Chick Flicks and Game of Thrones

4/17/2019
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Jay, Ben and Andrea talk about Pete Buttigieg and his official entry into the 2020 Democratic presidential primary. They also talk about Bernie Sanders and his chances of getting the nomination and his briliant move of going on Fox News. They also talk about the Netflix Twitter account complaining about "chick flicks" and also have a discussion about Game of Thrones that does not include any spoilers! Click this link (http://smarturl.it/gatdjq) to get the podcast every week in your favorite...

Duration:01:22:03

Jay Cost on How To Bring Back The Strength of Political Parties

4/11/2019
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While Ben is recuperating, Jay and Andrea talk with AEI's Jay Cost about political parties, why they are weaker, have less ability to control members and what can be done about it. Jay and Andrea also discuss the latest with the Russia investigation and the overhaul Trump is making at DHS. This is also the first week there is premium content. The discussion with Jay Cost continues where he discusses his outlook for the 2020 election and has some very interesting things to say about the Never...

Duration:01:16:29

Mueller Report, Biden's #MeToo Problem and Party Political Power

4/3/2019
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Ben, Jay and Andrea have an in depth discussion about various topics including the Mueller Report, Joe Biden's #MeToo problem and engage in a back and forth about whether or not would be good for parties to regain some power over their members. Additionally, they also discuss the subsciption model for news and some ideas on how to make it better. If you are listening here, consider subscribing! (http://www.thefifthestate.us/subscribe) Go to our subscription page...

Duration:01:23:39

A Political Movement Fueled by Isolation and Alienation with Tim Carney

3/26/2019
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Tim Carney, commentary editor of the Washington Examiner talks with Ben and Jay about his new book, Alienated America: Why Some Places Thrive While Others Collapse. In the book he explores how Trump's election was fueled in part by a portion of America that feels alienated and isolated. They also discuss the Mueller report. Plus, there's Andrea Ruth with the news! You can buy Tim's book on Amazon!...

Duration:00:59:59

Social Media, Culture and Beto's Wokeness with Christine Rosen

3/20/2019
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In this episode, Christine Rosen from Commentary Magazine joins the crew to talk about social media, it's effect on politics and culture and the some talk about the backlash Beto O'Rourke received for not being sufficiently woke. Christine has a piece at Commentary about Beto's run-in with feminists. (https://www.commentarymagazine.com/politics-ideas/beto-orourke-hits-a-feminist-tripwire/) Also, the news with Andrea Ruth. Read the stories about dogs in Florida...

Duration:01:00:45

Episode 91: The Battle of Never Trump With Tom Nichols

3/13/2019
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Can one be Never Trump while still acknowledging he's done something good? Is one an "enabler" if they vote with Trump or approve of something Trump does, despite the label of Never Trump? That's the question tackled on this episode. Jay and Ben are joined by Naval War College professor Tom Nichols to take that on and try to find out if there is a middle ground. Also, the news with Andrea Ruth! Special Guest: Tom Nichols.

Duration:01:21:54

Episode 90: CPAC Is Different, Anti-Semitism and Mad About You Rebooted

3/11/2019
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Jay and Ben talk about CPAC and how it’s changed over the years. They also talk about the Democratic Party and how they seem to be diminishing anti-Semitism within their own ranks. Also, the news brought about a long discussion about television/movie reboots as Paul Reiser and Helen Hunt will reprise their roles in the sitcom, ‘Mad About You.’ (The old years??) Plus, the news with Andrea Ruth. Enjoy!

Duration:01:05:54