Breaking Battlegrounds
Breaking Battlegrounds

Breaking Battlegrounds

Breaking Battlegrounds

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Breaking Battlegrounds is a Politics Podcast show that interviews opinion leaders from across the world to discuss politics, culture, and policies that are shaping our day-to-day lives.

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Vice President JD Vance and What Went Wrong with Trump's Secret Service
JUL 19, 2024
Vice President JD Vance and What Went Wrong with Trump's Secret Service
<p>Join Chuck and Sam for a deep dive into this week's pivotal topics: Trump's attempted assassination and his VP pick. First up, Ryan James Girdusky, author, podcast host, and political consultant known for his incisive commentary on national populism, discusses the true nature of JD Vance on a personal level. Following Ryan, Susan Crabtree, political correspondent for RealClearPolitics, joins us to uncover what went wrong with the Secret Service during the attempted assassination of President Donald Trump, amidst mounting pressure for Kimberly Cheatle to resign. Stay tuned for Kiley's Corner as she shares the story of Steven Craig Johnson, an inmate who escaped prison 30 years ago and was captured on Tuesday. As always, we end the show on a positive note with the Sunshine Moment.</p><p><strong>Connect with us:</strong></p><p><a target="_blank" href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.vote/">www.breakingbattlegrounds.vote</a></p><p>Twitter: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle">www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle</a></p><p>Facebook: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>LinkedIn: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds">www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds</a>-</p><p><strong>Show sponsors:</strong></p><p><strong>Invest Yrefy</strong>Yrefy offers a secure, collateralized portfolio with a strong, fixed rate of return - up to a 10.25%. There is no attack on your principal if you ever need your money back. You can let your investment compound daily, or take your income whenever you choose. Make sure you tell them Sam and Chuck sent you!<em>Learn more at </em><em>investyrefy.com</em></p><p><strong>4Freedom Mobile</strong>Experience true freedom with 4Freedom Mobile, the exclusive provider offering nationwide coverage on all three major US networks (Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile) with just one SIM card. Our service not only connects you but also shields you from data collection by network operators, social media platforms, government agencies, and more.Use code <strong>‘Battleground’</strong> to get your <strong>first month for $9</strong> and <strong>save $10</strong> a month every month after.<em>Learn more at: </em><em>4FreedomMobile.com</em></p><p><strong>Dot Vote</strong>With a .VOTE website, you ensure your political campaign stands out among the competition while simplifying how you reach voters.<em>Learn more at: </em><em>dotvote.vote</em></p><p>-</p><p><strong>About our guests:</strong></p><p><strong>Ryan Girdusky</strong> is an author, podcast host, political consultant, and journalist. You can read his work on Substack @natpop and you can follow him on X <a target="_blank" href="https://x.com/RyanGirdusky">@RyanGirdusky</a>.</p><p>-</p><p><strong>Susan Crabtree</strong> is a political correspondent for RealClearPolitics. She previously served as a senior writer for the WashingtonFree Beacon, and spent five years as White House Correspondent for theWashington Examiner. You can follow her on X <a target="_blank" href="https://x.com/susancrabtree">@susancrabtree</a>. </p><p></p> <br/><br/>Get full access to Breaking Battlegrounds at <a href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe?utm_medium=podcast&#38;utm_campaign=CTA_4">breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe</a>
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68 MIN
Congressman Schweikert on Economic Opportunity and Dr. Everett Piper Discusses Biden's Moral Projections
JUL 12, 2024
Congressman Schweikert on Economic Opportunity and Dr. Everett Piper Discusses Biden's Moral Projections
<p>This week on Breaking Battlegrounds, we have an action-packed lineup. We start with Congressman David Schweikert, representing Arizona's 1st Congressional district and renowned for his pivotal roles in economic policy and healthcare innovation. As Vice Chairman of the Joint Economic Committee and Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee, Congressman Schweikert joins us to discuss the integration of AI in medical technology, recent economic developments, and the impact of Biden's border policies on the low-income working class. Following him is Maureen Castle Tusty, co-director of Sky Films Inc., sharing her latest project 'She Rises Up,' a documentary highlighting women entrepreneurs battling poverty worldwide. Then, we welcome back Dr. Everett Piper, former university president and columnist for The Washington Times, who delves into his piece 'Biden’s moral deflections: Projections of a liar in chief.' Stay tuned for Kiley’s Corner as they discuss the Alec Baldwin trial, and as always, we end the show with Jenna’s Sunshine Moment.</p><p><strong>Connect with us:</strong></p><p><a target="_blank" href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.vote/">www.breakingbattlegrounds.vote</a></p><p>Twitter: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle">www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle</a></p><p>Facebook: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>LinkedIn: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds">www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds</a>-</p><p><strong>Show sponsors:</strong></p><p><strong>Invest Yrefy</strong>Yrefy offers a secure, collateralized portfolio with a strong, fixed rate of return - up to a 10.25%. There is no attack on your principal if you ever need your money back. You can let your investment compound daily, or take your income whenever you choose. Make sure you tell them Sam and Chuck sent you!<em>Learn more at </em><em>investyrefy.com</em></p><p><strong>4Freedom Mobile</strong>Experience true freedom with 4Freedom Mobile, the exclusive provider offering nationwide coverage on all three major US networks (Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile) with just one SIM card. Our service not only connects you but also shields you from data collection by network operators, social media platforms, government agencies, and more.Use code <strong>‘Battleground’</strong> to get your <strong>first month for $9</strong> and <strong>save $10</strong> a month every month after.<em>Learn more at: </em><em>4FreedomMobile.com</em></p><p><strong>Dot Vote</strong>With a .VOTE website, you ensure your political campaign stands out among the competition while simplifying how you reach voters.<em>Learn more at: </em><em>dotvote.vote</em></p><p>-</p><p><strong>About our guests:</strong></p><p><strong>Congressman David Schweikert</strong> is a friend of the show and represents Arizona's 1st Congressional district. He holds a seat on the Ways and Means Committee, and is the current Chairman of the Oversight Subcommittee. He is also the Vice Chairman of the bicameral Joint Economic Committee, Chairman the Valley Fever Task force, is the Republican Co-Chair of the Blockchain Caucus, Co-Chair of the Tunisia Caucus, and Co-Chair of the Telehealth Caucus.<a target="_blank" href="https://davidschweikert.com/">https://davidschweikert.com/</a></p><p>-</p><p><strong>Maureen (Mo) Castle Tusty</strong> is co-owner and the primary creative director and film director for Sky Films Inc., producing documentary films that inform, uplift and inspire. Her most recent project is <em>She Rises Up</em>, a feature documentary that follows the remarkable journeys of three women who are working to lift their communities out of poverty through the local businesses they are fighting to maintain.</p><p>-</p><p><strong>Dr. Everett Piper </strong>is a columnist for The Washington Times, former university president and radio host. He is the author of “Not a Daycare: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth." You can follow him on X <a target="_blank" href="https://x.com/dreverettpiper">@dreverettpiper</a>.</p><p></p><p></p> <br/><br/>Get full access to Breaking Battlegrounds at <a href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe?utm_medium=podcast&#38;utm_campaign=CTA_4">breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe</a>
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68 MIN
European Politics, Democrats' Post-Debate Panic, and Mexico Drug Cartels with Henry Olsen, Jeff Mason, and Abe Hamadeh
JUL 5, 2024
European Politics, Democrats' Post-Debate Panic, and Mexico Drug Cartels with Henry Olsen, Jeff Mason, and Abe Hamadeh
<p>Join Chuck and Sam today as they first welcome political analyst Henry Olsen, who weighs in on the recent U.K. and French elections and their implications for America. Then, White House Correspondent for Reuters, Jeff Mason, discusses the Democrats' post-debate panic and the process to potentially replace Biden. Finally, Abe Hamadeh, former U.S. Army Reserve Captain, Intelligence Officer, Maricopa County prosecutor, and congressional candidate for Arizona's 8th District, sheds light on how Biden's economy is impacting the voters in his district and his proposal to classify drug cartels as terrorist organizations. Stay tuned for Kiley's Corner, where we delve into the mistrial of the Karen Read case and the controversy surrounding a new case in the same town. Plus, Jenna closes the show on a lighthearted note, sharing the latest on the new hot dog eating champion in the Sunshine Moment.</p><p><strong>Connect with us:</strong></p><p><a target="_blank" href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.vote/">www.breakingbattlegrounds.vote</a></p><p>Twitter: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle">www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle</a></p><p>Facebook: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>LinkedIn: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds">www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds</a>-</p><p><strong>Show sponsors:</strong></p><p><strong>Invest Yrefy</strong>Yrefy offers a secure, collateralized portfolio with a strong, fixed rate of return - up to a 10.25%. There is no attack on your principal if you ever need your money back. You can let your investment compound daily, or take your income whenever you choose. Make sure you tell them Sam and Chuck sent you!<em>Learn more at </em><em>investyrefy.com</em></p><p><strong>4Freedom Mobile</strong>Experience true freedom with 4Freedom Mobile, the exclusive provider offering nationwide coverage on all three major US networks (Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile) with just one SIM card. Our service not only connects you but also shields you from data collection by network operators, social media platforms, government agencies, and more.Use code <strong>‘Battleground’</strong> to get your <strong>first month for $9</strong> and <strong>save $10</strong> a month every month after.<em>Learn more at: </em><em>4FreedomMobile.com</em></p><p><strong>Dot Vote</strong>With a .VOTE website, you ensure your political campaign stands out among the competition while simplifying how you reach voters.<em>Learn more at: </em><em>dotvote.vote</em></p><p>-</p><p><strong>About our guests:</strong></p><p><strong>Henry Olsen</strong> is a friend of the show, Political analyst and opinion columnist. He is also host of the Beyond the Polls podcast and author of The Working-Class Republican. Henry Olsen's work has appeared in The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Telegraph, The Guardian, and a host of other publications. He is a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center, and has served as a top executive with the American Enterprise Institute, the Manhattan Institute, and the Commonwealth Foundation. Henry also teaches at Catholic University and Hillsdale College, and has taught at Arizona State University and Villanova University.</p><p>-</p><p><strong>Jeff Mason </strong>is a White House Correspondent for Reuters. He has covered the presidencies of Barack Obama, Donald Trump and Joe Biden and the presidential campaigns of Biden, Trump, Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. He served as president of the White House Correspondents’ Association in 2016-2017, leading the press corps in advocating for press freedom in the early days of the Trump administration. His and the WHCA's work was recognized with Deutsche Welle's "Freedom of Speech Award." Jeff has asked pointed questions of domestic and foreign leaders, including Russian President Vladimir Putin and North Korea's Kim Jong Un. He is a winner of the WHCA's “Excellence in Presidential News Coverage Under Deadline Pressure" award and co-winner of the Association for Business Journalists' "Breaking News" award. Jeff began his career in Frankfurt, Germany as a business reporter before being posted to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. Jeff appears regularly on television and radio and teaches political journalism at Georgetown University. He is a graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and a former Fulbright scholar.</p><p>-</p><p><strong>Abe Hamadeh </strong>is a former U.S. Army Reserve Captain & Intelligence Officer, Maricopa county prosecutor, and current candidate for Congress in Arizona's 8th Congressional District. </p> <br/><br/>Get full access to Breaking Battlegrounds at <a href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe?utm_medium=podcast&#38;utm_campaign=CTA_4">breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe</a>
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62 MIN
A Reflection on America's Past and Present with Ken LaCorte, Martin Di Caro, and Jon Riches
JUN 28, 2024
A Reflection on America's Past and Present with Ken LaCorte, Martin Di Caro, and Jon Riches
<p>Join Chuck and Sam for our Independence Day episode, where we reflect on America's foundational history and the sacrifices of our founders. We begin with award-winning broadcaster Ken LaCorte, host of ‘Elephants in Rooms’, as he analyzes the Presidential debate and its implications for today's America. Later, Martin Di Caro, host of 'History As It Happens,' provides insights into today's societal divisions and the lasting impact of the American Revolution. Finally, Jon Riches, Vice President for Litigation at the Goldwater Institute’s Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation and General Counsel for the Institute, joins us to discuss two recent Supreme Court rulings. Don't miss this compelling discussion that connects history with current events, airing this week on Breaking Battlegrounds.</p><p><strong>Connect with us:</strong></p><p><a target="_blank" href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.vote/">www.breakingbattlegrounds.vote</a></p><p>Twitter: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle">www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle</a></p><p>Facebook: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>LinkedIn: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds">www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds</a>-</p><p><strong>Show sponsors:</strong></p><p><strong>Invest Yrefy</strong>Yrefy offers a secure, collateralized portfolio with a strong, fixed rate of return - up to a 10.25%. There is no attack on your principal if you ever need your money back. You can let your investment compound daily, or take your income whenever you choose. Make sure you tell them Sam and Chuck sent you!<em>Learn more at </em><em>investyrefy.com</em></p><p><strong>4Freedom Mobile</strong>Experience true freedom with 4Freedom Mobile, the exclusive provider offering nationwide coverage on all three major US networks (Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile) with just one SIM card. Our service not only connects you but also shields you from data collection by network operators, social media platforms, government agencies, and more.Use code <strong>‘Battleground’</strong> to get your <strong>first month for $9</strong> and <strong>save $10</strong> a month every month after.Learn more at: <a target="_blank" href="http://4freedommobile.com/">4FreedomMobile.com</a></p><p><strong>Dot Vote</strong>With a .VOTE website, you ensure your political campaign stands out among the competition while simplifying how you reach voters.Learn more at: <a target="_blank" href="http://dotvote.vote/">dotvote.vote</a></p><p>-</p><p><strong>About our guests:</strong></p><p><strong>Ken LaCorte</strong> is a friend of the show and Host of the podcast ‘Elephants in Rooms.’ He writes about censorship, media malfeasance, uncomfortable questions, and honest insight for people curious how the world really works. Follow him on X <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/KenLaCorte">@KenLaCorte</a>.</p><p>-</p><p><strong>Martin Di Caro</strong> is an award-winning broadcaster and host of 'History As It Happens,' a podcast that delves into current events through a historical perspective. Follow him on X <a target="_blank" href="https://x.com/MartinDiCaro">@MartinDiCaro</a>. </p><p>-</p><p><strong>Jon Riches </strong>is the Vice President for Litigation for the Goldwater Institute’s Scharf-Norton Center for Constitutional Litigation and General Counsel for the Institute. He litigates in federal and state trial and appellate courts in the areas of economic liberty, regulatory reform, free speech, taxpayer protections, public labor issues, government transparency, and school choice, among others.</p><p></p> <br/><br/>Get full access to Breaking Battlegrounds at <a href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe?utm_medium=podcast&#38;utm_campaign=CTA_4">breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe</a>
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77 MIN
Congressman Curtis Making Utah Great and Jon Levine's 2024 Election Predictions
JUN 21, 2024
Congressman Curtis Making Utah Great and Jon Levine's 2024 Election Predictions
<p>Tune in to Breaking Battlegrounds this week where we are first joined by Congressman John Curtis, representing Utah’s 3rd Congressional District and a candidate for U.S. Senate. He discusses critical national security issues concerning China and the border, along with President Biden’s high-speed internet plan and Utah’s upcoming primary election. In the second half of the show, Jon Levine from the Sunday New York Post joins us, covering the dropped charges against Columbia protestors, 2024 presidential election polling, Trump’s VP predictions, and the latest on Hunter Biden. Before we wrap up, Kiley returns with Kiley’s Corner to update us on the Karen Read trial and discuss the case of James Arthur McDonald, the former CNBC pundit turned fugitive. We end on a positive note with the Sunshine Moment, where Jenna shares an inspiring story of a 5th grader’s heroic act saving a 3rd grader’s life.</p><p><strong>Connect with us:</strong></p><p><a target="_blank" href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.vote/">www.breakingbattlegrounds.vote</a></p><p>Twitter: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle">www.twitter.com/Breaking_Battle</a></p><p>Facebook: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.facebook.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>Instagram: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds">www.instagram.com/breakingbattlegrounds</a></p><p>LinkedIn: <a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds">www.linkedin.com/company/breakingbattlegrounds</a>-</p><p><strong>Show sponsors:</strong></p><p><strong>Invest Yrefy</strong>Yrefy offers a secure, collateralized portfolio with a strong, fixed rate of return - up to a 10.25%. There is no attack on your principal if you ever need your money back. You can let your investment compound daily, or take your income whenever you choose. Make sure you tell them Sam and Chuck sent you!<em>Learn more at </em><em>investyrefy.com</em></p><p><strong>4Freedom Mobile</strong>Experience true freedom with 4Freedom Mobile, the exclusive provider offering nationwide coverage on all three major US networks (Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile) with just one SIM card. Our service not only connects you but also shields you from data collection by network operators, social media platforms, government agencies, and more.Use code <strong>‘Battleground’</strong> to get your <strong>first month for $9</strong> and <strong>save $10</strong> a month every month after.Learn more at: <a target="_blank" href="http://4freedommobile.com/">4FreedomMobile.com</a></p><p><strong>Dot Vote</strong>With a .VOTE website, you ensure your political campaign stands out among the competition while simplifying how you reach voters.Learn more at: <a target="_blank" href="http://dotvote.vote/">dotvote.vote</a></p><p>-</p><p><strong>About our guests:</strong></p><p><strong>John R. Curtis</strong> proudly represents Utah’s 3rd Congressional District where he is known for his reputation as someone who gets things done. Since being elected to Congress in 2017, John has passed 15 pieces of legislation into law, ranging in diverse topics such as better managing public lands, combatting human trafficking, reducing burdensome regulations on small businesses, and more. He has been ranked by the nonpartisan Center for Effective Lawmaking as the 9th most effective Republican member of Congress. John serves on the Energy and Commerce Committee including as Vice-Chair of the Energy, Climate and Grid Security Subcommittee and a member of the Communications & Technology Subcommittee. On the Natural Resources Committee, he serves as Vice Chair of the Federal Lands Subcommittee and member of the Energy & Mineral Resources Subcommittee.</p><p><strong>Jon Levine</strong> is a political reporter for the Sunday New York Post. His work covers city, state and national politics. He has worked on significant continuing stories and investigations, including Hunter Biden and the 2020 presidential election. A native New Yorker, he previously worked as a media reporter for TheWrap and Mediaite. His work has been featured on CNN.com, The Atlantic, and the Chronicle of Higher Education. When he’s not working, he’s thinking about work.</p> <br/><br/>Get full access to Breaking Battlegrounds at <a href="https://breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe?utm_medium=podcast&#38;utm_campaign=CTA_4">breakingbattlegrounds.substack.com/subscribe</a>
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61 MIN