Michael R. Strain is the director of Economic Policy Studies and the Arthur F. Burns Scholar in Political Economy at the American Enterprise Institute. He’s also the author of The American Dream Is Not Dead: (But Populism Could Kill It) During this podcast discussion, Michael talks about three things to know about the state of the US economy. He also talks about the right way to think about the debt ceiling.
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Cliff Bleszinski is a former Epic Games Design Director and twenty-five-year veteran of the video game industry. During his days at Epic, he was a key visionary behind the award-winning, multimillion-selling Unreal game series and the billion-dollar Gears of War franchise, and also lent his creative expertise to games such as Fortnite. On this episode, Cliff talks with Matt about his new memoir, Control Freak: My Epic Adventure Making Video Games. Cliff and Matt also talk about topics like Gamergate, screen time, whether video games inspire mass shootings, and how Cliff’s opposition to Donald Trump impacted his career.
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Long-time conservative radio host John Ziegler returns to the podcast to discuss NBC News’ reports that Donald Trump is planning to return to Twitter and Facebook. The two also discuss Tom Brady’s future, Kevin McCarthy’s speakership battle, and Joe Biden’s classified documents scandal.
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