24 General Michael Hayden – About the Intelligence Reports Published by Buzzfeed, and Trump’s Security Picks

In this episode, Jamie Weinstein talks with former director of the CIA General Michael Hayden about the Buzzfeed intelligence reports, Trump’s security picks, and more.

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Show Notes: 

  • What General Michael Hayden makes of the Buzzfeed article
  • Whether or not parts of the report or true
  • His views on the Russian hack of the DNC headquarters
  • How Putin views the world
  • What he thought of Rex Tillerson’s testimony
  • What he thinks of Trump’s national security team
  • How the CIA forecast the populist movements in the West
  • Career questions for Michael Hayden

 

 

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23 Dennis Prager – On Leftism, Trump’s Cabinet, and Israel

Famed radio talk show host, author, and conservative thinker Dennis Prager joins us on the podcast this week. We discuss his views on progressives and The Left, as well as his views on Israel and Jewish leftists. He talks about why he supported Trump in the general election even though he didn’t support him in the primaries. And we finished with what he says people should do to gain wisdom and educated themselves.

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Show Notes: 

  • Why Dennis was so happy the night of the election
  • His take of the fight that happened during the election among conservatives
  • Why he thinks The Left is the greatest danger to the United States
  • How he was anti-Trump during the primaries
  • What Trump’s position on Russia really is
  • Why the conservative base is different than Republicans think
  • Where he thinks Trumps stands on Israel
  • Why Dennis thinks so many Jews vote democratic
  • The only time that Dennis has ever raised his voice on his radio show
  • How the media covered the 2016 election
  • How to get more conservatives in Hollywood and academia
  • His relationship with Adam Carolla
  • How to be the next Dennis Prager
  • What we do to gain wisdom, and how it is different than knowledge
  • How Dennis taught himself how to conduct music
  • Why there is too much power in Washington

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22 Mickey Kaus – On Immigration Reform and Voting for a Republican Presidential Candidate for the First Time

A pioneer in the field of political blogging, writer Mickey Kaus is a liberal cut from a different cloth. He voted for Obama twice, then voted for Trump. He holds views that differ from democrats on issues like immigration, his signature cause at the moment. In this interview we discuss his views on Trump, why immigration is important to him, his failed Senate run, and more.

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Show Notes: 

  • What Mickey was doing on election night
  • Why he cast his first vote for a presidential Republican candidate ever in Mr. Trump
  • The policies that he is for that Trump put forth during the campaign
  • Why immigration is one of his key issues
  • How amnesty and border protection would work in Mickey’s view
  • Mickey’s concerns about Trump
  • Democrats that he would have voted for over Trump
  • What he thought of the Obama presidency
  • What he learned from his failed senate run
  • How the media treated Trump during the campaign
  • About his dinner with Matt Drudge
  • His time being a political blogger for Slate
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21 Stephen Hadley – On Trump’s Secretary picks, and How Trump Should Manage Syria, North Korea, and Europe

National Security Advisor to George W Bush, Stephen Hadley sat on the sidelines of this election and observed, and we get his insights into the 2016 Campaign and how he thinks the world reacted to it. We discuss what he thinks of Trump’s pick for Secretary of State, how Trump will be on foreign policy, and what he thinks about Russia’s meddling in the election.

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Show Notes: 

  • What Stephen made of the 2016 Campaign
  • Why the world looks at our election every four years
  • What Trump’s worldview on foreign policy is
  • How Rex Tillerson will be as secretary of state
  • Why Russia is a player that must be dealt with
  • What makes a good national security advisor
  • The problem areas that need to most focus on in foreign policy when Trump becomes President
  • The immediate threat of North Korea
  • What he thinks about Russian hackers during the election

 

 

 

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20 Michelle Malkin – On Trump’s Cabinet, Grass Roots Conservatives, and Fake News

Michelle Malkin, journalist and influential conservative author and blogger, joins Jamie to discuss Trump’s campaign, why she supported his candidacy, and what she thinks about his stance on key issues. We talk about immigration, cabinet picks, education and the Common Core, the Carrier deal, and more. We also discuss the media coverage of 2016, her new CRTV network show, and what to do about fake news.

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Show Notes: 

  • What she was doing on election night
  • Her brief interaction with Donald Trump
  • When she got behind Trump’s candidacy
  • What she made of the Never-Trump movement
  • Why she thinks that Trump won
  • How some conservatives didn’t see Trump’s rise coming
  • What Michelle’s stance on immigration issues are
  • How people will hold Trump accountable if he reverses his position on topics like immigration
  • What Michelle thinks about Trump’s cabinet picks
  • What she thinks about the Carrier deal
  • How she thinks the media covered the 2016 campaign
  • What the new CRTV network is all about and what her new show is going to be
  • What Facebook should do about fake news
  • How to become a journalist in today’s world
  • How she became on entrepreneur

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19 Roger Stone – On Trump’s Cabinet Picks, Why Trump Won, and How He Will Judge a Trump Presidency

Roger Stone is our first repeat guest, as he joins us again after the election to talk about Donald Trump’s new task as the 45th President. Roger gives insight into his conversations between him and Trump, what he thinks about Trump’s picks for his cabinet, and how he thinks Trump will act on issues like foreign policy and immigration. He discusses the role of alternative media in the election, why regular people are responsible for his win, and why Roger thinks Trump will be a popular president.

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Show Notes: 

  • Why Roger wasn’t shocked when Trump won
  • What he was doing when the election results came in
  • Why he thinks there is more to be seen about Hillary’s emails
  • What Roger said to Trump the night of the election
  • Why he thinks it is time for new blood in the White House cabinet
  • Why he doesn’t want Romney to be Secretary of State
  • The war in Syria and what Trump’s presidency should do about it
  • How the grassroots is feeling about Trump’s picks for his cabinet
  • What Trump will do about his business interests
  • Why the people who elected Donald Trump are not the white nationalists that people make them out to be
  • Why Roger is not going to be in the cabinet or become a lobbyist
  • About Roger’s new book
  • Who is most responsible for Trump’s success
  • Fun questions, including where to get the best pizza in New York and who is the best dressed person in politics
  • Why Roger thinks Trump will be amazingly popular as president

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18 Richard Spencer – The Alt-Right’s Beliefs and Connection to Donald Trump

Richard Spencer is the president of the National Policy Institute, a white nationalist think-tank that recently sponsored a conference in D.C. Although he doesn’t like the term white nationalist, you may find the view he puts forth in this interview to be reprehensible – Jamie Weinstein certainly does. But they had a candid conversation regarding Trump, the policies and beliefs that the alt-right holds, and more. Spencer talks about getting kicked off of Twitter, what he thinks about the Nazi salutes at his conference, and why he opposes violence.

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Show Notes: 

  • How Richard Spencer grew up
  • What his parents think about what he does
  • What he thinks the alt-right should be about
  • How he evolved into a white-nationalist
  • What he thinks of Peter Thiel
  • What his goals are for the next 10 years
  • The alt-right’s connection to Trump
  • Why the alt-right doesn’t have much in common with conservatism
  • About the recent alt-right convention in D.C.
  • What he considers to be white
  • Why he opposes violence
  • His response to the Nazi salutes at his conference
  • Why Richard thinks Steve Bannon is not part of the alt-right
  • What the alt-right thinks about Israel
  • Why he says white people are the major obstacle to the change he wants to implement
  • Why he was banned from twitter
  • Why he keeps talking to journalists

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17 Tom Cotton – On President-Elect Trump, The First 100 Days, and His Time in The Military

In this episode, Jamie Weinstein talks with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton. Senator Cotton was a Trump supporter during the campaign, and has spoken with Trump since the election. We discuss the first 100 days of a Trump presidency, how to bring conservatives together, and Senator Cotton’s time in the military.

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Show Notes: 

  • What Tom did the night of the election
  • Tom’s conversations with Trump during the campaign
  • What Trump should do in his first 100 days
  • The mistake that Republicans and Democrats alike have made about immigration
  • Should Hillary be investigated?
  • What Tom would like to see happen with Iran
  • How we should be fighting ISIS
  • If Tom would work in Trump’s administration
  • What NeverTrumpers should do now
  • His time serving in the military

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16 Bill Mitchell – On Why He is Certain of a Trump Victory and How He Believes the Polls are Wrong

Bill Mitchell is probably the number one Trump fan on Twitter. With over a hundred thousand followers, he regularly defends Trump and provides controversial opinions on polls, the state of the race, and more. In this interview we discuss what Bill thinks a Trump presidency would be like, why he thinks the mainstream polls are completely wrong, and why he is 100% certain that Trump will win on November 8th.

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Show Notes: 

  • Bill’s background and education
  • When he first started to notice Trump
  • What it would be like to take business practices and apply them to government
  • Why Bill has wanted Trump to run for a long time
  • How he grew into a known presence just by doing well in social media
  • What Trump’s campaign is like
  • The Buzzfeed article about Bill Mitchell that has some lies in it
  • How he describes his ideology
  • Where Bill stands on social issues like gay marriage and abortion
  • What is wrong with NATO today and what Bill thinks Trump will do about it
  • One thing that annoyed Bill about Trump during the campaign
  • What Bill thinks about current polling
  • How the alt-right’s relationship with Trump has effected the campaign and social media
  • What Bill thinks about the mainstream media
  • What he will do if Trump loses, or if Trump wins

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15 Jeffrey Lord – On Trump’s Policies, Responding to Never-Trumpers, and Reagan Republicanism

Jeffrey Lord is a correspondent for CNN, where he frequently defends Trump and his campaign. A conservative writer who was a member of the Reagan administration, Mr. Lord responds to criticisms that Never-Trumpers have of Mr. Trump, point by point. We also discuss the role of the media, his role at CNN, what happens post-election, and the Alt-Right.

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Show Notes: 

  • When he started to support Trump
  • His flight with Trump
  • How he decided Trump could be a viable candidate
  • What it was like working on Trump’s campaign
  • The difference between Raegan and The Bushs
  • The criticisms of Trump from Never-Trumpers and how Jeffrey responds to them
  • About his role at CNN
  • What he thinks Trump’s business success shows about how he will be a politician
  • What happens if Trump loses
  • Should Trump denounce the alt-right?
  • Can the Republican party survive after Trump
  • What he would do if Trump wins

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