Interview Episodes

May 9, 2022

Episode 90: Making American Politics More Local and Civil

Former House Speaker Tip O'Neill is often credited with the phrase "all politics is local," and it may be more relevant to this d…

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April 25, 2022

Episode 88: Jumping Into the Arena of Ballot Boxing

Few of us can be as good as Muhammad Ali or Mike Tyson in the boxing ring. But there is a much more participatory arena for those…

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April 11, 2022

Episode 86: Mitigating the CCP's Dissonant Discourse Power

The global standing of the U.S. is evolving as adversarial nations create new ways to fight with information warfare and discours…

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March 28, 2022

Episode 84: Reimagining Financial Incentives in Broadcast News

Amid mass polarization and politicization, the fabric of American civics has been shaped and eroded by the mainstream news indust…

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March 14, 2022

Episode 82 Part 2: Universal Genius of the Hot Crazy Matrix

Listen to Part 1 HERE What would George Washington and the Founders think about the Hot Crazy Matrix? Find out more in Part 2! Or…

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March 14, 2022

Episode 82 Part 1: Universal Genius of the Hot Crazy Matrix

From Leonardo da Vinci to George Washington , Mary Shelley to Albert Einstein, the spectrum of geniuses is endless. A 7-minute vi…

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Feb. 28, 2022

Episode 80: Sparking Hope and Dignity with Joel's Story

What if one Facebook message could change a man's path in life? In early 2017, one message from a complete stranger sparked an un…

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Feb. 14, 2022

Episode 78 Part 1: Escaping the Cacophony of Communism with the Melod…

Born and raised in Communist Albania, Dr. Elida Dakoli overcame unprecedented political persecution from the regime run by Enver …

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Feb. 14, 2022

Episode 78 Part 2: Escaping the Cacophony of Communism with the Melod…

In Part 2 of this remarkable journey, Dr. Elida Dakoli shares her journey from Albania to America, how she cultivated her entrepr…

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Jan. 31, 2022

Episode 76: Developing Immunity Amid a Pandemic of Incivility

COVID-19 has exposed and created new challenges that have stretched the American political fabric thin. With polarization exacerb…

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Jan. 17, 2022

Episode 74: Restoring the Law of the Sea with U.S. Marine Leadership

As the Indo-Pacific security threat landscape evolves, so does U.S. military strategy. But how should a military branch like the …

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Jan. 3, 2022

Episode 72: Answering the Call to Save Veterans' Lives

When our nation called, countless men and women of our armed forces dutifully responded with their sacrifices and livelihoods. To…

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Dec. 20, 2021

Episode 70: Winter Holiday Trivia Game Special

The winter holiday season is packed with many surprises, including some fun facts that truly make it the most wonderful time of t…

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Dec. 6, 2021

Episode 68: Lighting the Beacon of Our American "Maritime Nation"

What makes the U.S. a unique "Maritime Nation" and beacon of freedom and opportunity? In Part 2, Mr. Jon Kaskin and U.S. Navy Rea…

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Nov. 22, 2021

Episode 66: The Rough Seas of Maritime Security in the Indo-Pacific

Since its founding, the U.S. has been a country built on a long maritime history. But in recent decades, to what extent have comp…

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