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Boyd Matheson brings a one-of-a-kind “insider” perspective to Utah and national politics. Matheson is the former chief-of-staff to Senator Mike Lee, head of the conservative Sutherland Institute and is current Opinion Editor at the Deseret News.

Boyd Matheson brings a one-of-a-kind “insider” perspective to Utah and national politics. Matheson is the former chief-of-staff to Senator Mike Lee, head of the conservative Sutherland Institute and is current Opinion Editor at the Deseret News.
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Boyd Matheson brings a one-of-a-kind “insider” perspective to Utah and national politics. Matheson is the former chief-of-staff to Senator Mike Lee, head of the conservative Sutherland Institute and is current Opinion Editor at the Deseret News.

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Episodes

Live from the Pacific Tour: Auckland, New Zealand

5/20/2019
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Recording live from New Zealand, Boyd discuss the world news from the weekend including Australia's federal elections, Michigan Congressman Justin Amash’s support of impeaching President Trump, recent 2020 polling, and The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints’ President Russell M. Nelson of the meeting with New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern in Wellington, New Zealand. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an...

Duration:00:19:16

The Calls of a Leader: Recording Live from Australia

5/17/2019
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Recording live from Australia, Boyd discuss the components of leadership missing in the United States and around the world. What do great leaders do? Great leaders call people to certainty, courage, character and a noble cause. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to thrive and live. Listen weekdays 12:30 to 1 pm at 1160 AM &...

Duration:00:20:18

So God Made a Farmer

5/15/2019
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Society is getting further and further removed from our farmers - most kids have no idea where the food they eat comes from. In tribute to his brother-in-law Boyd discusses the importance of farmers and the principles of farming that we would be wise to adopt into our lives. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to thrive and...

Duration:00:09:22

Find Your Way with Carly Fiorina

5/15/2019
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Carly Fiorina joins Boyd to discuss her participation in the 13th Annual Governor's Utah Economic Summit and her new book: Find Your Way: Unleash Your Power and Highest Potential. Boyd and Carly discuss the importance of choosing a path over a plan, and reclaiming your power to use it for good. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great...

Duration:00:10:15

The Road to 2020: Utah's Gubernatorial Race

5/14/2019
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The 2020 gubernatorial race is underway and Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox has thrown his hat into the ring. Lieutenant Governor Cox joins Boyd this morning to discuss leadership, his vision for his campaign, and what will make his campaign worth it. Jason Perry from the University of Utah’s Hinckley Institute of Politics joins Boyd to discuss the upcoming gubernatorial election and what Lieutenant Governor Cox’s entrance into the race means. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you...

Duration:00:21:31

What do these tariffs mean for Americans?

5/13/2019
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Boyd weighs in on the higher U.S. tariffs on China. What started this all? Who will be hurt the most by this? How does it impact Americans? What's the path forward? Boyd addresses how he thinks we can balance negotiating tactics with long term American interests and how he thinks this could impact 2020. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a...

Duration:00:11:40

Does expanding LGBTQ rights require limiting religious freedom?

5/13/2019
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Deseret News world religion reporter Kelsey Dallas joins Boyd to discuss the Equality Act: a piece of high-profile legislation aimed to protect gay and transgender Americans. Is it possible to strike a balance between LGBT rights and religious liberty rights? Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to thrive and live. Listen...

Duration:00:10:27

A Manufactured Crisis

5/9/2019
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Are we experiencing a constitutional crisis, a governing crisis, a leadership crisis, or a manufactured crisis? Chuck Coonradt, founder of The Game of Work, is internationally recognized in the fields of goal setting and profit improvement, as an author, consultant, and speaker. Chuck joins Boyd to discuss the crises across the nation and the crisis of leadership in Washington. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an...

Duration:00:21:19

The importance of the Golden Spike with Rep. Rob Bishop

5/8/2019
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Rep. Rob Bishop joins Boyd to discuss his recent speech on the floor of the House of Representatives regarding the Golden Spike at Promontory Summit 150 years ago. Boyd and Rep. Bishop discuss the history of the event and why it is important today. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to thrive and live. Listen weekdays 12:30 to...

Duration:00:09:51

Is it a gun problem? Is it a contempt problem? Or is it both?

5/8/2019
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Another high school shooting at STEM School Highlands Ranch near Denver leaves one student dead and eight injured. What is the role of contempt in these violent acts? Boyd discusses what questions he feels we really should be asking ourselves today. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to thrive and live. Listen weekdays 12:30 to...

Duration:00:09:54

The State of the Party: UT GOP Chairman Derek Brown

5/7/2019
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Newly elected Utah GOP Chairman Derek Brown joins Boyd to discuss his win at Saturday’s convention in Orem. They discuss the role of political parties, the future of the GOP in Utah and across the country, his take on 2020, and his objectives for the next two years. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to thrive and live. Listen...

Duration:00:21:24

Listen Louder Than You Sing

5/6/2019
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Mack Wilberg and Ryan Murphy of the Tabernacle Choir at Temple Square join Boyd to discuss the leadership principles behind the success of the Tabernacle Choir, the importance of mastering the basics, and the principle of listening louder than you sing. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to thrive and live. Listen weekdays...

Duration:00:22:51

Spike 150

5/3/2019
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150 years ago, the placing of the Golden Spike connected the east and west coasts of the United States. The Spike 150 Celebration Festival will take place next week to celebrate the 150th birthday party of the placing of the historic spike. Doug Foxley, Founder and Managing Partner of Foxley & Piganelli, joins Boyd to talk about the event. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that...

Duration:00:11:47

Looking Toward 2020

5/3/2019
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Long recognized as one of the world’s leading public opinion pollsters, Scott is the publisher of ScottRasmussen.com and Editor-at-Large for Ballotpedia. He is committed to enhancing the public dialogue through data-driven analysis that explores the underlying currents of public opinion. Scott joins Boyd to discuss national polling and the lay of the land for 2020. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated...

Duration:00:11:11

Can America's religious freedom ambassador save the world?

5/2/2019
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Sam Brownback, who serves as international religious freedom ambassador, is the top U.S. official charged with ending religious persecution around the world.World religion reporter Kelsey Dallas from the Deseret News joins Boyd to discuss his work over the last 15 months, and the roadblocks that stand in the way of further progress. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive...

Duration:00:10:40

The State of Civil Society

5/2/2019
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The Washington Post's Megan McArdle joins Boyd to discuss civil society, her view of the country, and why she thinks Utah is uniquely positioned to keep the American Dream alive. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to thrive and live. Listen weekdays 12:30 to 1 pm at 1160 AM & 102.7 FM, online, or on the app....

Duration:00:11:47

Advice from The Other Side

5/1/2019
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The Other Side Academy, or TOSA, is a two-year minimum life skills reeducation academy for those with deeply broken lives. Students have been arrested an average of 25 times. The damage and misery they have caused themselves and others gives them a unique perspective on what works and what doesn’t in life. Alan and Sierra join Boyd to discuss some of the lessons from The Other Side and how it applies to us as individuals. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the...

Duration:00:21:21

The Twenty-Percenters

4/30/2019
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A recent poll by scottrasmussen.com shows that what is most promising for President Trump's reelection is that Democrats are focusing on 20 percenter issues. Boyd discusses how the political lather-rinse-repeat method works, and what we should do to start the right kind of discussions. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation on the principles that drive this country and make Utah a great place to...

Duration:00:11:54

Who does the First Amendment belong to?

4/30/2019
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The White House correspondents’ dinner took place on Sunday but with a different angle.Historian Ron Chernow, best known for his biography of Alexander Hamilton that inspired the hit musical "Hamilton," was the headliner. Boyd discusses the balance between the presidency and the press, what the takeaways should be, and who the first amendment really belongs to. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an elevated conversation...

Duration:00:10:21

Overcoming Contempt

4/29/2019
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Another shooting occurred this weekend at a Jewish Synagogue in Poway, CA. Boyd takes a look at the darkness that has been spreading across the country, the role of social media in fostering attacks similar to this across the country, and what we as a nation need to do to overcome contempt and hatred with principles from Senator Ben Sasse from NE and Arthur Brooks, President of AEI. Boyd Matheson, Opinion Editor at Deseret News, takes you inside the latest political happenings. Bringing an...

Duration:00:21:58