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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


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Nov. 22, 2015
Terror, Refugees, and Liberty
 Enjoy Cheap Gas While It Lasts. Leonard Brecken, principal at the hedge fund Brecken Capital LLC, on how the Fed caused the drop in energy prices, how it’s now backed itself into a corner, and why the good won’t last long



Exploring the ‘Deep State.’ John Whitehead, attorney and founder of the Rutherford Institute, on the little known government controlling the government, the so-called Deep State -- and what it means for our freedom
Nov. 08, 2015
Is Retirement Going Extinct?
 The Coming Crash. Bo Polny, financial trends forecaster & publisher of Gold 2020 Forecast, on why the market is getting set to crater, why precious metals make for a strong short-term investment, and Friday’s jobs report



Second Hour: The Price of Our Broken Politics. Jay Cost, reporter & columnist for The Weekly Standard, on his new book, “What’s So Bad About Cronyism?”
Nov. 01, 2015
More Americans Say Goodbye
 A Very Painful End to 2016? Michael Snyder, author & publisher of the Economic Collapse blog, on why some forecasters are calling for a major crash in November



Second Hour: More Life Lessons from the NFL. Jeff Kemp, former NFL quarterback & author of the new book “Facing the Blitz: Three Strategies for Turning Trials into Triumps,” on how to turn every Sunday into a lesson in life
Oct. 25, 2015
Is America Already Socialist?
The Recession After the Recession. Chris Duane, financial analyst & author of the book “Thrivalist: How To Survive After The Collapse,” on why the recession never really ended, why it’s about to get worse, and how you can prepare

Second Hour: Why Walmart’s Rout Is a Wake-up Call. John Rubino, publisher of DollarCollapse.com & author of “The Money Bubble,” on Walmart’s recent rout, why big banks also dislike zero interest rates, and why companies beating expectations are largely doing so through financial engineering
Oct. 04, 2015
Is the 2nd Amendment the Next to Go?
Forecasting the Future. Gerald Celente, publisher of the Trends Journal, on why bad news is good news for today’s markets, how currency wars will affect global trade, and future trends no one’s expecting



Second Hour: ObamaCare's Annual Exam. Dr. Elaina George, board-certified Otolaryngologist & author of “Big Medicine: The Cost of Corporate Control and How Doctors and Patients Working Together Can Build a Better System,” on why medical costs are skyrocketing under ObamaCare, the collapse in insurance co-ops the health care law created, and whether Congress can contain the damage
Sep. 13, 2015
Is America Less American Post-9/11?
The Futility of Experts. Lord Meghnad Desai, professor emeritus at the London School of Economics & author of the new book, “Why Economists Failed to Predict the Crisis and How to Avoid the Next One,” on whether governments can ever run balanced budgets, Saturday’s change in leadership in the UK’s Labour Party, and his new book 

 

Hour 2: Entitlements, on Disability. Veronique de Rugy, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center & columnist for Reason Magazine, on the Social Security Disability Program’s 2016 crash course 
Aug. 30, 2015
The Perils of Celebrating Victimology
The Dow: The Great American Scream Machine. Chris Casey, managing director at Windrock Wealth Management, on this week’s roller-coaster ride in the markets, whether China’s about to enter into total freefall, and whether it’s really good advice to simply ride this one out

Second Hour: Water, the Next Oil? Scott Rickards, CEO of Waterfund, on why water could become the world’s next scarce resource
Aug. 16, 2015
The China Game
 China’s Currency War? Chris Whalen, senior managing director and head of research at Kroll Bond Rating Agency, on what Americans should read into China’s decision to lets its currency drop, and what they may mean for the dollars in our bank account

Second Hour: Is Your Savings Account Really Safe? Craig Smith, chairman of Swiss America Trading Corp. & author of “Don’t Bank on It! The Unsafe World of 21st Century Banking,” on the many threats most Americans don’t realize imperil their bank accounts
Aug. 02, 2015
American Drones
 Made in China: Gold-Backed Money? Ken Hoffman, global head of Bloomberg Metals & Mining Research Project, on whether China’s cooking up a gold-backed currency, whether its economy is collapsing, and how what happens in the Middle Kingdom affects prices worldwide

Second Hour: Secretless in Seattle. Todd Gaziano, executive director of the Pacific Legal Foundation’s D.C. Center, on how Seattle authorities are now digging through their citizens’ garbage, and what he’s doing to stop it
Jul. 19, 2015
Fringe Candidates Going Mainstream
Dawn discusses the rise of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders and asks if Americans are rejecting politics as usual, or trying to make a statement -- that they'll later regret?

Hour 1 guest: Around the World in 10 Questions. Michael Belkin, publisher of The Belkin Report, on the biggest financial developments erupting around the world, and what American investors need to be looking out for [Check out Belkin's new Gold Stocks Forecast]  

Hour 2 guest: What’s the Fed Hiding? Scott Sumner, director of the Mercatus Center’s program on monetary policy & publisher of the popular economics blog “The Money Illusion,” on Congress’ attempts to dig into the Fed’s alleged leaking, why he thinks the Fed mismanaged QE, and his novel theory for how monetary policy should be conducted
Jul. 12, 2015
A Time for Civil Disobedience?
 Secrets of the Fed, from a Former Insider. Danielle DiMartino Booth, former adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas & chief market strategist at the Liscio Report, on how the Fed is abdicating its responsibilities in hopes of making Wall Street happy, in so doing putting America’s economy in grave danger

Second Hour: Is Greece the First Domino to Fall in a Global Debt Default? Lowell Ponte, author of “The Great Withdrawal: How the Progressives’ 100-Year Debasement of America and the Dollar Ends,” on how the chaos in Greece could severely impact your assets
Jun. 28, 2015
Will America Go Greek?
 Mike Pento, president & founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies, on whether fallout from the EU-Greece standoff could spillover onto our shores 

Second Hour: When Dollars Kill. Philip Haslam, economic adviser & writer, on his new book, “When Money Destroys Nations; How Hyperinflation Ruined Zimbabwe, How Ordinary People Survived, and Warnings for Nations that Print Money”
Jun. 21, 2015
Can Millennials Manage Money?
Chris Versace, Forbes columnist & publisher of PowerTrend Profits Newsletter, on how millennials can avoid common money mistakes, why Janet Yellen is all talk and no tightening, and whether Europe is going to implode this week  



Second Hour: A People’s Plan for Saving America. Charles Murray, scholar the American Enterprise Institute & author of the classic book, “The Bell Curve,” on his new book, “By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission”
Jun. 14, 2015
A People’s Plan for Saving America
Charles Murray, scholar the American Enterprise Institute & author of the classic book, “The Bell Curve,” on his new book, “By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission”
Jun. 07, 2015
Busting the Mainstream Gold Myth
Jeffrey Snider, head of global investment research at Alhambra Investment Partners, on why gold price moves since QE3 have been a warning to mainstream economists, not a cause for celebrations -- and why Friday’s jobs report literally does not add up



Second Hour: Digital Gold? Nathaniel Popper, business reporter for the New York Times and author of the new book “Digital Gold: Bitcoin and the Inside Story of the Misfits and Millionaires Trying to Reinvent Money,” on this week’s sentencing of the founder of Silk Road to life in prison, whether bitcoin will ever become a currency everyone accepts, and how the government plans to crack down
May. 17, 2015
The Freer the Trade, the Better
How Not to Fix What Ails America. Liz Peek, reporter & columnist for Fox News and the Financial Times, on why Democrats can’t fix inner cities, why Bill needs to teach Hillary economics, and Obama’s backward plan to fix the climate

The Freer the Trade, the Better. Don Boudreaux, senior fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University & author of the book “Globalization,” on why the Trans Pacific Partnership will enhance prosperity on both sides of the Pacific
Apr. 26, 2015
Warning: Why 2015 Is Looking a Lot Like 2009
Michael Belkin, publisher of The Belkin Report, on why the latest economic data is starting to eerily mirror pre-crash 2009 [Check out his new stock forecast here] Second Hour: How Americans Are Losing a War Few Realize We’re Fighting. John Whitehead, attorney and founder of the Rutherford Institute, on his new book, “Battlefield America; the War on the American People”
Apr. 19, 2015
The 2016 Campaign Begins
Jonathan Hoenig, founding member of the Capitalist Pig hedge fund & regular contributor on Fox News, on how investors should view Rand Paul’s entry into the 2016 campaign; also, how can Americans responsibly rebel against Tax Day?
Second Hour: California’s Man-Made Drought. Tony François, senior staff attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation, on why California would currently have plenty of water if it weren’t for busybody bureaucrats from Washington
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
Mar. 22, 2015
Return of King Dollar?
Mike Pento, president & founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies, on why exactly the dollar is rising, whether it might actually be bad for the U.S., and what the future holds

Also -- Is the FCC Creating ObamaNet? Michael Daugherty, president & CEO of LabMD & author of the book “The Devil Inside the Beltway: The Shocking Expose of the U.S. Government’s Surveillance and Overreach into Cybersecurity, Medicine, and Small Business,” on what’s going on with the FCC’s new Internet regulations, how ObamaCare may be harming our privacy, and his new book
Mar. 15, 2015
How Low Will Gas Go?
Gary Shilling, president of A. Gary Shilling & Co. & staffer at the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco, on his prediction oil could drop to $10/barrel, whether that’s a good thing for average Americans, and how other commodities could likewise drop

The FBI’s Guide To Winning People Over. Jack Schafer, psychologist & former FBI special agent, on his new book, “The Like Switch: An Ex-FBI Agent’s Guide to Influencing, Attracting, and Winning People Over” 
Mar. 08, 2015
America the Timid
Why the Fed Fears Transparency. Seth Lipsky, author & editor of The New York Sun, on why Janet Yellen so strongly opposed audit the fed legislation, why Americans should care, and Lipsky's latest book, The Floating Kilogram; and Other Editorials on Money from the New York Sun

America the Timid. Scott Taylor, delegate in the Virginia House of Delegates & former Navy SEAL sniper, on Obama's boycott of Netanyahu's speech this week, why his planned deal with Iran should be worrisome to most Americans, and his new book, Trust Betrayed: Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and the Selling out of America's National Security
Mar. 01, 2015
Why Our Markets Aren’t Free
Pippa Malmgren, founder and CEO of DRPM Group, on how free markets depend on accurate price discovery, how the Fed is interfering in this process, and her new book, “Signals: The Breakdown of the Social Contract and the Rise of Geopolitics”

Why 2016 Might Be Meaningless. Jay Cost, reporter & columnist for The Weekly Standard, on his new book, “A Republic No More: Big Government and the Rise of American Political Corruption”
Feb. 15, 2015
America’s Greek Tragedy
Charles Hugh Smith, author & financial columnist, on Greece’s impossible standoff with the EU, how that situation could easily kick off a series of increasingly horrible events, and why Americans should be paying attention

From the Street to the Slopes. Winthrop Smith Jr., former executive vice president of Merrill Lynch & current CEO of Vermont’s Sugarbush Resort, on why anyone would leave a high-paying Wall St. gig to work full-time at a failing ski resort, the story of how his father helped start Merrill Lynch, and the lessons he’s learned on Wall St. and the slopes that every American can apply to their professional life
Feb. 01, 2015
Criminalizing Super Bowl Sunday
The Last Currency Standing. Mark Thornton, senior fellow at the Mises Institute, on how the recent severe of most foreign currency affects the dollar, why Janet Yellen’s only bluffing about raising rates, and why Americans need to pay closer attention to the recent election in Greece

Criminalizing Super Bowl Sunday. Michelle Minton, fellow at the Competitive Enterprise Institute, on why the government’s ban on Internet gambling needs to be reconsidered
Jan. 25, 2015
The State of the Union (in Reality)
Logan Albright, analyst at FreedomWorks & writer at the Ludwig von Mises Institute of Canada, on how the successes Obama triumphed Tuesday night are actually just government-inflated bubbles … and the proposed reforms are steps backward
Jan. 18, 2015
Rough Seas Ahead.
Michael Belkin, publisher of The Belkin Report, on this week’s huge market fallout, how banks are set to be hit particularly hard, and the many threats facing the petrodollar

The White House from the Inside. Dan Bongino, former Secret Service agent & former candidate for U.S. Senate in Maryland, on how the struggle in Europe to fight back against Islamic extremism, President Obama’s snub of Paris’ Unity Rally, and four Secret Service officials resigning in the wake of a host of scandals
Jan. 11, 2015
Endangered Species: Young Entrepreneurs
Dane Stangler, vice president of research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation, on the benefits of young entrepreneurship, the current decline, and how to get things back on track. AND Dan Pierson, recent college grad & full-time worker at a consumer electronics company, on why -- despite a history of entrepreneurialism -- he decided to instead take a job with a big corporation

Busting the Overpopulation Myth. Joel Kotkin, author & fellow at Chapman University, on why Japan’s dramatically declining birth rate hurts its future growth prospects, why a growing population helps America, and how America’s middle-class is increasingly looking a lot like the lower class
Dec. 21, 2014
The Government vs. The Shared Economy
The Government vs. The Shared Economy. Matthew Mitchell, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center, on how shared consumerism is helping offset the rising cost of living, how local governments are cracking down on companies like Uber and Lyft, and whether these companies’ aggressive marketing might be … too aggressive

Collapsing Oil & America’s Surging Energy Market. Gregory Zuckerman, special reporter at the Wall Street Journal, on how collapsing energy prices are impacting America’s domestic energy producers, why he thinks oil will stay below under $100/barrel for years to come, and his book on fracking,"The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters"
Dec. 07, 2014
In Bankers We Trust?
Friday’s Fine Print. Michael Belkin, publisher of The Belkin Report, on Friday’s jobs report, why dropping oil prices might not actually be so great, and his band’s new single, “2Big 2Fail”

In Bankers We Trust? Nomi Prins, whistle-blowing author & former Goldman Sachs managing director, on her new book, “All the Presidents’ Bankers: The Hidden Alliance that Drive American Power”