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Episode 30: Debating DACA and Immigration

9/8/2017
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In this episode: Vadum and Watson have a heated debate over the Trump administration's decision to revoke DACA, an Obama era policy protecting illegal immigrants brought over as children, and immigration policy more broadly.

Duration:00:58:43

Episode 29: Should We Remove Confederate Monuments?

8/25/2017
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In this episode: In the wake of Charlottesville, Confederate monuments are back in the news. Should we take them down or leave them up? We go over all the angles and perspectives.

Duration:00:45:44

Episode 28: Google's Diversity Memo

8/11/2017
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In this episode: Former Google employee James Damore was fired for writing a memo entitled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," which was accused of being sexist. Was it? We argue no! Read the full memo here: https://diversitymemo.com

Duration:00:58:11

Episode 27: Is the White House in Chaos?

8/7/2017
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In this episode: Is the White House in chaos? With the firing of Anthony Scaramucci, Reince Priebus, and many members of the National Security Council, the answer might be yes. But can new Chief of Staff General John F. Kelly change things?

Duration:00:57:37

Episode 26: Trump Speaks to the Boy Scouts

7/28/2017
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In this episode: Matthew Vadum and Michael Watson (filling in for Dr. Steven J. Allen) debate Trump's speech to the Boy Scouts as well as his general communications strategy.

Duration:00:42:19

Episode 25: Obamacare Repeal Failed?

7/21/2017
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In this episode: Republicans seemingly fail to get enough votes to repeal and replace Obamacare. But was their bill any good anyway?

Duration:00:44:24

Episode 24: Travel Ban Reinstated; Debating Its Merits

6/30/2017
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In this episode: Trump's executive order banning travel from select countries is reinstated by the Supreme Court. We debate the merits of that executive order.

Duration:00:50:59

Episode 23: Special Election in Georgia

6/23/2017
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In this episode: In the special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district, Jon Ossoff loses and Karen Handel wins, but it's a close one.

Duration:00:33:21

Episode 22: Jeff Sessions and James Comey Testify + Rep. Steve Scalise Shot

6/14/2017
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In this episode: Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former FBI head James Comey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Plus, a comment of the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise and others.

Duration:00:50:44

Episode 21: U.S. pulls out of the Paris Climate Accord

6/2/2017
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In this episode: The President is criticized for pulling America out of the Paris Climate Accord. Dr. Steven J. Allen, an expert on the accord, explains why the President made the right decision.

Duration:00:33:34

Episode 20: Trump Impeachment Incoming?

5/19/2017
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In this episode: Talk of a Trump impeachment has reached it's highest point yet. Will it happen?

Duration:00:35:16

Episode 19: James Comey Fired

5/12/2017
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In this episode: James Comey's firing and the political storm it has ignited.

Duration:00:40:56

Episode 18: Why Hillary Lost

5/5/2017
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The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Hillary Clinton emerges and discusses why she thinks she lost the 2016 election.

Duration:00:38:02

Episode 17: Soviet Islam / ClimateDollars.org

4/28/2017
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In this episode the Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the BEST news story of the last week: the launches of our brand new film America Under Siege: Soviet Islam (watch at DangerousDocumentaries.com), and our new study on spending in the climate change debate at at ClimateDollars.org

Duration:00:33:27

Episode 16: Military Escalation: Syria, North Korea, and Afghanistan

4/14/2017
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The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Our nation's current military interventions. War in Syria, the "Mother of all Bombs" dropped in Afghanistan, and North Korean escalation.

Duration:00:39:03

Episode 15: War on Syria / Susan Rice Unmasks Trump's Team

4/7/2017
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The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode, two stories: Trump strikes Syrian military targets after their use of chemical weapons, and former Obama National Security Advisor Susan Rice is discovered to have been behind the unmasking of Trump transition officials' phone calls captured during "incidental" collection.

Duration:00:38:58

Episode 14: Judge Gorsuch Filibuster

3/31/2017
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The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Democrats threaten to filibuster Judge Gorsuch's confirmation. Senate Majority Leader McConnell may "go nuclear."

Duration:00:30:35

Episode 13: Ryancare Bill Pulled

3/27/2017
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The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: the policy and politics of the failed Obamacare "repeal."

Duration:00:29:04

Episode 12: The Judiciary Blocks Trump's Travel Ban

3/17/2017
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The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Judges in Hawaii and Maryland block Trump's executive order on immigration.

Duration:00:31:21

Episode 11: Obama's Wiretap

3/10/2017
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The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Trump's accusation that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.

Duration:00:31:57