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A show about the perilous state of the Golden State—and what that means for you, wherever you live. California is the hothouse lab of the Left, the nation-state creating the statist policies, art, and lifestyles of the future – and generating the political dollars to make them a reality in a community near you. Hosts Will Swaim (California Policy Center) and David Bahnsen (The Bahnsen Group, Fox Business News commentator, conservative activist) beam this weekly show internationally, from mostly undisclosed pirate-radio platforms west of the Sierra Nevada. [Intro music graciously provided by Los Angeles-based Metalachi, the metal/mariachi soundtrack of the near-future. Find them at Metalachi.com.]

A show about the perilous state of the Golden State—and what that means for you, wherever you live. California is the hothouse lab of the Left, the nation-state creating the statist policies, art, and lifestyles of the future – and generating the political dollars to make them a reality in a community near you. Hosts Will Swaim (California Policy Center) and David Bahnsen (The Bahnsen Group, Fox Business News commentator, conservative activist) beam this weekly show internationally, from mostly undisclosed pirate-radio platforms west of the Sierra Nevada. [Intro music graciously provided by Los Angeles-based Metalachi, the metal/mariachi soundtrack of the near-future. Find them at Metalachi.com.]

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A show about the perilous state of the Golden State—and what that means for you, wherever you live. California is the hothouse lab of the Left, the nation-state creating the statist policies, art, and lifestyles of the future – and generating the political dollars to make them a reality in a community near you. Hosts Will Swaim (California Policy Center) and David Bahnsen (The Bahnsen Group, Fox Business News commentator, conservative activist) beam this weekly show internationally, from mostly undisclosed pirate-radio platforms west of the Sierra Nevada. [Intro music graciously provided by Los Angeles-based Metalachi, the metal/mariachi soundtrack of the near-future. Find them at Metalachi.com.]

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Episodes

Episode 237: L.A. Noses Ahead of San Francisco in Demolition Derby

8/11/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: Gavin Newsom is the surprise star of CPACNewsom’s office targets San Francisco in first-ever housing policy investigationL.A. City Council votes to ban homeless camps near schools, daycare centersLA Voters to decide if hotels must provide vacant rooms to unhoused Starbucks says these LA stores are too safe to stay openRecall of far-left DA Gascon threatened...

Duration:01:15:08

Episode 236: Unuseful Idiots

8/4/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: Pelosi courts controversy with Taiwan trip that’s personal to SpeakerSan Bernardino County supervisors are urged to secede from California, form new state named 'Empire'California secession movement was funded and directed by Russian intelligence agents, US government allegesCalifornia secession supporters file new initiative‘Buffer zone’ for independent...

Duration:01:11:55

Special Episode: Solutions to Three California Crises [235]

8/2/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: The Abundance Choice: Our Fight for More Water in CaliforniaRace for CA Superintendent of Public Instruction is on for NovemberIf cities are in financial crisis, why aren’t they panicking?The Municipal Financial Crisis: A Framework for Understanding and Fixing Government Budgeting

Duration:01:51:25

Episode 234: Monkeypox Business

7/27/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: How can patients skirt abortion bans? A clinic at sea could be the answer The Battle of Santa Monica BayWhat to know about California's head-turning gun control law Gavin Newsom vs. Florida continues, this time over unemployment ratesNewsom runs anti-GOP Texas newspaper ad saying gun control ‘protects the right to life’Kamala Harris introducing herself with...

Duration:01:07:30

Episode 233: Burning Bridges

7/20/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes Pelosi's favorite StalinistIndependent truckers snarl traffic in Long Beach, San PedroIndependent truckers strike at Port of Oakland over worries about AB5California home sales plunge 21% as soaring mortgage rates hitKamala Harris' chief speechwriter is departingKamala Harris compares end of Roe to slaveryKamala Harris, the Great UnifierKiley on Newsom’s...

Duration:01:10:29

Episode 232: Visually Impaired Pigs Find Acorn

7/12/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: California’s General Strike of 1934Will California law allow UCLA to play in the Big 10?California taxed millionaires to fix its mental health crisis. Why it’s fallen so shortCalifornia trucking prepares for AB5: Supreme Court won't hear appealCalifornia law might kill 70,000 trucker businesses, severely damage supply chainUber broke laws, duped police and...

Duration:01:04:10

Episode 231: The Abercrombie & Fitch Candidate

7/8/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes USC and UCLA rock college sports by leaving the Pac-12 for the Big TenKamala Harris ‘seriously’ roasted for repetitive remarks in Highland ParkCalifornia constitutional amendment securing abortion, contraceptive rights goes to votersCalifornia Senate Constitutional Amendment 10 (abortion and contraception)It sure seems Gavin Newsom broke CA law by making his...

Duration:01:15:07

Episode 230: Crime and Punishment and the Brothers Chesa (and George)

6/28/2022
Contact dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes Mike Reynolds Los Angeles DA George Gascon defends policies after 2 police officers killed: 'We have an imperfect system' A ‘Trojan Horse’ in the Los Angeles D.A.’s Office Tom Manzo Supreme Court limits California labor law that allows private suits against employers

Duration:01:10:36

Episode 229: ‘You’ve Got Bigger Things to Do, Dawg!’

6/23/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: DNC slashing price of Kamala Harris photo-op sparks mockery on Twitter: The one thing 'immune to inflation'Newsom finds the time to troll conservatives on Truth SocialCalifornia bill requiring CalPERS, CalSTRS to divest halted by committee chairCalifornia lawmakers promise relief with probe into ‘gas price gouging’California decides this is a great time to...

Duration:01:01:32

Episode 228: Less Than Total Recall

6/15/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: White House attorney told Trump legal advisor John Eastman to get ‘great f’ing criminal defense lawyer’ after Jan. 6Dems fool themselves on Biden’s aging because the alternative — Kamala Harris — is even worseProgressive backlash in California fuels Democratic debate over crimeNewsom: San Francisco DA’s recall was ‘so predictable,’ coverage was...

Duration:01:10:51

Episode 227: A Day at the Racism

6/7/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: V.P. Harris looks to show her clout at Summit of the Americas in L.A.Former Trump aide Navarro indicted for contempt of Congress over refusal to cooperate with January 6 investigationCalifornia spending millions to promote ‘red flag’ law following shootings nationwideKillings in L.A. are on pace to top last year’s highHistoric report details harm to Black...

Duration:01:02:53

Episode 226: A Red-Flag Warning on California’s Failed Red-Flag Gun-Control System

6/2/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: Outgunned: Why California’s groundbreaking firearms law is failingKamala Harris had a plan for executive action on guns. Biden hasn’t adopted itNewsom is ready to sign the gun billsFact check: Gavin Newsom says California gun deaths dropped after state passed gun lawsDistrict Attorney Gascón addresses recent mass shootings, gun violence and the need for...

Duration:01:03:24

Episode 225: The Pedantry of Courts and Schools

5/26/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: Why is Berkeley called Berkeley? (May 24, 1866)Elon Musk says 3 things are ruining CaliforniaEric Garcetti’s parents register to lobby for their son’s ambassador bidWelcome to Portugal, the new expat haven. Californians, please go homeNetflix cancels Ibram X. Kendi’s animated movie, “Antiracist Baby”Meet the conspiracy theorist behind Twitter’s ‘crisis...

Duration:00:52:33

Episode 224: The RFC California Primary-Ballot Mallet

5/17/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: Swalwell's response to Laguna Woods shooting shows just how over the edge Dems have goneJudge rules California law requiring women on corporate boards violates men’s constitutional rightsFBI resists Garland pressure to politicize ‘domestic terrorism’ probes of America’s parentsNetflix gives progressive culture warriors a wake-up call

Duration:01:52:04

Episode 223: Come to California for the Abortions, Stay for the High Cost of Living

5/12/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: Newsom is smart to attack his fellow Democrats. Presidential run or not, it’s good politicsRoseville restaurant that hosted ‘Newsom hour’ facing 30-day closure over COVID orderNewsom offers tax breaks for companies in anti-abortion states‘He held my hand.’ Bontas share abortion story, push for California reproductive rightsMike Tyson learns his fate in...

Duration:00:58:28

Episode 222: A Woman Is a Woman When She Demands an Abortion

5/6/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: May 8, 1945: Norman Corwin’s “On a Note of Triumph”Mike Tyson was reading Thomas Sowell’s “Basic Economics”Dave Chappelle: Comedian's attacker had replica gun and knife, police sayHarris warns the ‘rights of all Americans are at risk’ if Roe overturnedCalifornia governor labels draft abortion ruling an ‘appalling attack’Newsom, lawmakers want California...

Duration:00:53:04

Episode 221: Lithium Valley of the Dolls

4/26/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: Mike Tyson hits drunk, unruly passenger with flurry of punches aboard SFO plane Jill Biden's anger at Harris detailed in new book: 'Do we have to choose the one who attacked Joe?'California is aging — that’s what makes Feinstein the perfect representativeAB-2098 Physicians and surgeons: unprofessional conduct.(2021-2022)Stanford Law: Vaccine misinformation...

Duration:01:29:17

Episode 220: Non-Virtue Signaling

4/20/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes Art Rupe, record mogul who helped launch Little Richard and Sam Cooke, dies at 104Kamala Harris keeps traveling to unconventional places. Here’s why.Kamala Harris breaks down her daily Wordle habitColleagues worry Dianne Feinstein is now mentally unfit to serve, citing recent interactionsWho will follow Feinstein? Report on senator’s mental decline prompts...

Duration:01:08:32

Episode 219: Greetings from Clintville

4/13/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: Eastwood no ‘Dirty Harry’ in last scene as Mr. MayorPelosi adviser is among Biden’s nominees for SEC commissioner slotsAlumnus Jaime Lizarraga works in nation’s capital for social changeScoop: Team Schumer voices doubts about Garcetti’s chances for IndiaInfanticide or ‘pregnancy loss’? Abortion bill passes Assembly committeeCalifornia mother’s conviction in...

Duration:01:17:19

Episode 218: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here's Gavin Newsom

4/5/2022
Contact: dbahnsen@thebahnsengroup.com will@calpolicycenter.org Follow Us: @DavidBahnsen @WillSwaim @TheRadioFreeCA Show Notes: After another mass shooting in Sacramento, the crisis before us is clear: It’s the gunsCongresswoman Maxine Waters stops to help hundreds who lined up expecting housing vouchersL.A.’s homelessness crisis boils over: Pain, confusion, anger and a congressional F-bombNewsom’s energy regulations have oil tankers emitting more than twice what all of California’s...

Duration:01:01:04