Mar. 29, 2015

Sun Setting on the West?
Derek Scissors, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute & author of the “China Global Investment Tracker,” on why America’s allies are abandoning Obama’s entreaties and signing up to join China’s new infrastructure bank -- and what that says about the geopolitical future

ALSO - Life Lessons from the NFL. Jeff Kemp, former NFL quarterback & author of the new book “Facing the Blitz: Three Strategies for Turning Trials into Triumphs,” on how thinking like an NFL quarterback can help you overcome personal and professional obstacles

Jan. 22, 2017
The Dawn of Trump
The Economics of Trumpism. Jordan Goodman, founder and CEO of DRPM Group, on what Trump’s economic policies actually entail, whether he might have more luck running Washington like a business, and how Americans should structure their portfolio to face what’s coming

Second Hour: The Coming Collapse of China? Michael Auslin, resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of the new book, “The End of the Asian Century: War, Stagnation, and the Risks to the World’s Most Dynamic Region,” on why the hype about China is just that, how Trump should handle the Asian region, and whether to worry about China fluffing its feathers over Trump’s overtures to Taiwan
Dec. 18, 2016
The Trouble with Fake News
We the People vs. They the Gov’t. Dick Sim, author and former CEO and chairman of two NYSE-listed corporations, on the coming clash between the U.S., EU and the Middle East and Africa, how disparities are fueling driving geopolitical changes, and his new book, “Freedom to Argue: We the People Versus They the Government”

Second Hour - The Anti-Globalism Wave Rolls into Italy. John Rubino, publisher of & author of “The Money Bubble,” on Italy becoming the latest arena for an anti-globalist revolt, how the world’s elites don’t appreciate the uprising transpiring against them, why Trump can’t save America from the next economic crisis (and gold’s still set to soar)
Nov. 13, 2016
Trust in Trump?
Forecasting an Economy After Trump. Chris Whalen, senior managing director and head of research at Kroll Bond Rating Agency, on what Trump’s surprise victory will mean for markets through the end of the year, what his first focus should be, and how his views on monetary policy will impact the larger global economy

Second Hour: America’s Dumbest Generation? Christopher Koopman, senior research fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, on millennials’ unashamed embrace of the socialism label, the growing ignorance of communism’s dark history, and why digging through survey data reveals cause for optimism
Nov. 06, 2016
Is America About to Have Its Own Brexit?
ObamaCare After Election Day. Dr. Scott Gottlieb, a former official at the FDA & current resident scholar at AEI, on the two possibilities for what happens with ObamaCare after Election Day, the myths Obama is spreading about ObamaCare, and the death spiral many economists say the system is descending into

Second Hour: Donald Trump, The Comeback Kid? Wayne Allyn Root, former Libertarian presidential candidate & author of “The Power of Relentlessness: 7 Secrets to Achieving Mega-Success, Financial Freedom, and the Life of Your Dreams,” on the latest developments into the FBI’s investigation of Hillary’s server and the Clinton Foundation; also, can Trump complete the comeback this Tuesday?
Oct. 31, 2016
Our Fragile Civilization
What’s So Bad About an AT&T/Time Warner Behemoth? Wayne Crews, VP for policy & director of technology studies at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, on what consumers will get from AT&T’s proposed purchase of Time Warner, whether Trump’s right too much power is being consolidated in too few hands, and why the feds should butt out
Oct. 16, 2016
The Media vs. American Democracy
What the FBI Didn’t Tell Us About Its Hillary Investigation. Ed Klein, #1 New York Times best-selling author and former editor-in-chief of The New York Times Magazine, on his new book, “Guilty as Sin: Uncovering New Evidence of Corruption and How Hillary Clinton and the Democrats Derailed the FBI Investigation”

Second Hour: Busting the Inequality Myth. Edward Conard, former managing director of Bain Capital and adviser to Mitt Romney, on how free market advocates can regain control of the GOP, the upside of more immigration, and his new book, “The Upside of Inequality: How Good Intentions Undermine the Middle Class”
Oct. 02, 2016
America Coming Apart at Our Racial Seams
Your Financial Adviser’s Illusion of Wealth. Doug Eberhardt, financial analyst and author, on why what most perceive as wealth is just an illusion, how to earn real returns in an era of ever-increasing uncertainty, and other tips from his new book, “Illusions of Wealth: Actively Manage Your Investments or Expect Losses in this Volatile Economy”

Victims of Anti-Gun Laws. John Lott, economist & author of the seminal "More Guns, Less Crime," on the dangers of “gun-free zones,” how the Second Amendment could shape November, and his new book, “The War on Guns: Arming Yourself Against Gun Control Lies”
Sep. 18, 2016
How Washington Made Trump
America on the Brink. David Stockman, former OMB director & author of the best-seller "The Great Deformation: The Corruption of Capitalism in America," on how the fed has hollowed out America’s economy, his prospects for a Donald Trump presidency, and his new book, “Trumped! A Nation on the Brink of Ruin … and How to Bring It Back”

Second Hour: The Apple vs. EU Showdown. John Browne, former member of Britain’s parliament and a member of the UK Independence Party, on the EU’s attempt to extort Apple for $15 billion, why Ireland doesn’t want the billions the EU says it’s owed, and how large international organizations like the EU undermine tax competition
Aug. 28, 2016
Our Profitable Political System
Souring on Our Soaring Markets. Bo Polny, financial trends forecaster & publisher of Gold2020Forecast, on markets reaching all-time highs, gold’s golden year, and why all signs point to a historic crisis in 2016

Second Hour: Making Sense of America’s Mess. Mark Davis, author and talk radio host, on his new book, “Upside Down: How the Left Turned Right into Wrong, Truth into Lies, and Good into Bad"
Aug. 14, 2016
2016 and the Failure of Democracy
Clinton Cash, Cont’d. Peter Schweizer, author of the best-seller, “Clinton Cash,” on new emails revealing how the Clinton Foundation was used to help Clinton donors receive favors from the feds, Hillary’s ties to Russian oligarchs, and the new edition of his book, “Clinton Cash: a Graphic Novel”

Second Hour: The Future Failed to Deliver. Danielle DiMartino Booth, former adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas & publisher of the financial forecasting service Money Strong, on how the Jetsons’ shows America hasn’t lived up to our optimistic expectations for the future, why productivity is declining, and why all signs point to an imminent recession
Aug. 07, 2016
The 'Globalism' Backlash
Tale of the Tape: Hillary vs. Trump on Taxes. Gerard Lameiro, author & engineer, on which candidate’s tax plan has the best shot of accelerating America’s economy, why the Trump candidacy signals the end of the Republican Party as we know it, and how Brexit is the start of a larger global rejection of the status quo

Second Hour: The Case Against the More Trade. Curtis Ellis, executive director for the American Jobs Alliance, on why Trump is right to lead the charge against the TPP, why Republican voters are falling out of love with free trade, and how Hillary is misleading on her actual plans for the TPP
Jul. 31, 2016
The Normalization of Socialism
The World Is $300 Trillion in Debt. Richard Duncan, author & financial analyst, on how the world over the last few decades has relied on debt-fueled growth, why Janet Yellen is going to do everything she can to prop up the economy ahead of November, and his prediction of a historic crisis ahead

Second Hour: The Problem with Socialism. Tom DiLorenzo, author and economics professor, on the millennials’ disturbing embrace of Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton’s socialist "solution" to soaring tuition, and his latest book, "The Problem with Socialism"
Jul. 24, 2016
The United States of Paternalism
Constitutional Creep. John Berlau, senior fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, on the government’s plans to manage your IRA and 401(K) for you, how crowdfunding is reshaping the investing landscape, and how the SEC’s in-house kangaroo court makes a mockery of justice

Second Hour: Being Pro-Choice on Financial Regulation. Andrew Langer, president of the Institute for Liberty, on a free market alternative to Dodd-Frank, the Financial CHOICE Act
Jul. 10, 2016
A Summer of Rage?
Is America coming apart at the seams? Dawn discusses the recent spate of social unrest and what it portends for an already slowing economy.

Second Hour: The New Prostitution Economy. Brandon Wade, entrepreneur & founder/CEO of SeekingArrangement, on how a slowing economy is boosting growth in the sugar daddy market, how sites like his are changing the nature of relationships, and how he handles accusations he’s just a glorified pimp
Jun. 26, 2016
The World After Brexit
The World After Brexit. Richard Williams, senior fellow at the Mercatus Center and former director at the FDA, on how insane EU regulations turned Brits against Brussels, the long-term market impact of Brexit, and what comes next

Second Hour: Ranking the States. Eileen Norcross, senior fellow at the Mercatus Center, on her new study ranking states by their fiscal health, what the rankings say about effective policy, and how it’s affecting population trends
Jun. 19, 2016
America's Rise of Political Violence
Dissecting Donald’s Deal-Making Skills. Andrew Feinberg, author and former money manager, on whether Trump’s deal-making skills match his hype, a USA Today report alleging a history of stiffing his own workers, and, and assessing if he’s equipped to remake America

Second Hour: Liberty’s Last Stand. Stephen Coonts, author of more than a dozen New York Times best-selling books, on his latest, “Liberty’s Last Stand”
Jun. 05, 2016
Dissecting Friday's Dismal Jobs Report
Bo Polny, financial trends forecaster & publisher of Gold2020Forecast, on Friday’s surprisingly terrible jobs report, how bad economic data will affect Yellen’s planned rate hikes, and why faith in the dollar is weakening

Second Hour: A Diamond Is … Manufacturable? TJ Walker, spokesman for Pure Grown Diamonds, on an innovative process that enables diamonds to be created in a labratory, how these diamonds will affect the larger market for gemstones, and the stigma attached to these lab-grown diamonds
May. 22, 2016
A Recessionary Recovery
Jeffrey Snider, head of global investment research at Alhambra Investment Partners, on why wages are so stagnant if the economy is recovering, spiking jobless claims, and why the Fed is positioning the U.S. to recreate Japan’s 30 year bear market

Second Hour: The Role of Race in 2016. Niger Innis, spokesman for the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) and chairman of Tea Party Forward, on how Trump can undo the damage with minority voters, whether Hillary really has a lock on black voters, and who Trump should pick as his VP
May. 08, 2016
Winning While America's Losing
Find Your Millions in the Morass. Jeff Cox, finance editor at, how to earn a return when markets are volatile, secret tricks from Warren Buffett, and his new book, “The 30-Minute Millionaire: The Smart Way to Achieving Financial Freedom”

Second Hour: Our Republican Constitution. Randy Barnett, constitutional law professor at Georgetown Law, on his most recent book, “Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People”
Apr. 23, 2016
America, Now Just Another Country?
The Fed’s Cascading Failures. David Beckworth, scholar at the Mercatus Center & associate professor at Western Kentucky University, on why the Fed made the recession much more painful, and why it’s currently botching its forward-looking guidance

Second Hour: The Scandal of Money. George Gilder, famed economist & publisher of the Gilder Technology Report, on his new book, "The Scandal of Money: Why Wall Street Recovers but the Economy Never Does"
Apr. 10, 2016
Surviving the War on Cash
The New Case for Gold. Jim Rickards, senior managing director at Tangent Capital, on his new book, "The New Case for Gold"

Second Hour: The Dollar’s Final Days? Axel Merk, president and chief investment officer at Merk Investments, on new data showing the dollar’s rise could be doomed, whether any real currencies remain, and why gold is doing so well in 2016
Mar. 20, 2016
The Truth on Tariffs
Amity Shlaes, author of four New York Times best-sellers & chairman of the Coolidge Foundation, on the Trump’s plan to impose big tariffs on Chinese and Mexican imports, the lessons of past tariffs, and why the next president should look to Calvin Coolidge for guidance

Second Hour: Another Year, Another Round of QE. Doug Noland, former hedge-fund analyst & publisher of Credit Bubble Bulletin, on the ECB’s announcement it will begin new rounds of “stimulus,” why markets are losing confidence in central banks, and why we’re in the eye of the hurricane
Mar. 06, 2016
The Economics of Trumpism
The Economics of Trumpism. Jordan Goodman, founder and CEO of DRPM Group, on what Trump’s economic policies actually entail, what their chances are of helping spur prosperity, and what Americans can do with their money today to earn a return -- without investing in collapsing asset classes

Second Hour: How Presidents Destroy America. Brion McClanahan, historian & author of just-released "9 Presidents Who Screwed Up America -- and Four Who Tried to Save Her,” on why Americans are gravitating around Trump’s foreign policy, whether he would be another president who “screws up” America, and his new book
Feb. 28, 2016
Why Warren Buffett's Bullish on America
 The Promise and Peril of Brexit. Pippa Malmgren, founder and CEO of DRPM Group, on why Britons want out of the EU, what it could mean for America’s economy, and how the Trump phenomenon is being seen from across the pond

Second Hour: Where Recession Has Already Returned. Paul Craig Roberts, assistant secretary of the Treasury under Reagan & chairman of the Institute for Political Economy, on parts of America already in recession and why the next crash will be historic
Feb. 21, 2016
Apple vs. the State
 How the Fed Incinerates Liberty. Richard Ebeling, professor of ethics & free enterprise at The Citadel, on how the Federal Reserve actively undermines Americans’ liberty, why a gold standard can eliminate our constant economic uncertainty, and what the South Carolina primary means for America’s money

Second Hour: The Feds vs. Apple. Jeffrey Tucker, founder of and executive editor of Laissez Faire Books, on why Apple is right to fight back against the FBI
Feb. 14, 2016
Negative Rates and the Unmaking of Capitalism
 How the Fed Flunks Statistics 101. Danielle DiMartino Booth, former adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas & publisher of the financial forecasting service Money Strong, on how the Fed will misinterpret January’s jobs report, the importance of ‘creative destruction’ to any genuine recovery, and how Yellen is likely to respond to a worsening downturn

How Americans Can Bug out in Style. Robert Vicino, head of the Vivos Project, on the growing popularity of buying space in his luxury doomsday underground bunkers
Jan. 31, 2016
A Time for Incivility?
 The Erosion of the Middle Class, and More 2016 Predictions. Charles Hugh Smith, author & financial columnist, on why living a middle-class lifestyle has never been more difficult, and the trends we can expect to unravel this year

So Go Blue Chips, So Goes America? John Rubino, publisher of & author of “The Money Bubble,” on why statements from Apple, Caterpillar, Band of America, and Boeing signal broader problems with the economy
Jan. 17, 2016
The State of the Union (in Reality)
The State of the Union (in Reality). Logan Albright, analyst at FreedomWorks & writer at the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada, on the six biggest lies from Obama’s State of the Union, how America’s economy is faring in reality, and why we really do need to audit the Fed

Second Hour: Forecasting 2016. Mike Pento, president & founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies, on why we’re about to experience a crash worse than 2007-2008, plus five other predictions for 2016
Dec. 20, 2015
Christmas Season in a Slow Economy
A 2016 Credit Crunch? Chris Whalen, senior managing director and head of research at Kroll Bond Rating Agency, on why the Fed hasn’t fixed anything yet, the need to pre-emptively manage bad debt, and the failure implied by negative interest rates

The Fed’s Final Folly? Chris Martenson, founder of PeakProsperity, on whether the Fed’s rate hike will prove as successful as critics contend, what to expect from 2016, and his latest book, “Prosper! How to Prepare for the Future and Create a World Worth Inheriting”
Dec. 13, 2015
The 'Historic' Climate Treaty?
 Peaking Past the Precipice. Doug Noland, former hedge-fund analyst & publisher of Credit Bubble Bulletin, on why current market signals indicate the global economy is teetering on the precipice

Second Hour; Making Sense of Trump. Wayne Allyn Root, former Libertarian presidential candidate & author of “The Power of Relentlessness: 7 Secrets to Achieving Mega-Success, Financial Freedom, and the Life of Your Dreams,” on how Trump plays the media like a fiddle, whether he’s helping -- or hurting -- the Republican Party, and his new book