Episode 58 | Kara Frederick
Ahead of TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew's appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee this week, Kara Frederick answers the question: What does TikTok’s ties to the Chinese Communist Party mean for the everyday American?
Episode 57 | Why State Legislatures Matter
The Heritage Foundation has been helping the conservative movement fight for America for 50 years. In a conversation with Texas Values President Jonathan Saenz, Kevin breaks down the strategy needed for the movement to tackle today's political problems. Sharing insight from his time as President of Wyoming Catholic College and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Kevin lays out what it means to be on offense and how Heritage is playing a key role in shifting the Overton Window of conservative policy.
Episode 56 | Michael Pillsbury
What is missing from America’s China policy? Renowned China expert Dr. Michael Pillsbury joins Kevin for an in-depth discussion into the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party and the new Cold War that China has initiated while American leaders have remained complacent.
Episode 55 | Chris Miller
From harrowing special forces missions in Iraq and Afghanistan to the top position in the Pentagon, Chris Miller shares a gripping account of his time as the Acting Secretary of Defense during the tumultuous final days of the Trump administration and issues a dire warning about the military’s readiness under President Biden.
BONUS | Sen. Josh Hawley
Missouri Senator Josh Hawley joins Kevin to discuss a truth that Washington needs to hear now more than ever: Our current foreign policy is falling apart at the seams. If China invades Taiwan, they are likely to be successful. In his speech titled A Time for Truth, Senator Hawley argues for developing a defense policy that prioritizes our greatest geo-political threat—China—challenges the “uniparty” consensus on Ukraine, and safeguards Americans at home.
Episode 54 | Rafael Mangual
One only needs to recall the “Summer of Love” to understand the Left's nefarious intentions in their efforts to defund the police, leverage rogue prosecutors, and stoke further flames of division across our nation. These actions only harm the very communities that the left-leaning reformers claim to be helping. Conservatives must lead the way in advocating for policies that prioritize public safety and ensure American cities remain safe. Kevin and Rafael unpack the misconceptions of public safety and discuss the path forward for public safety as a whole.
BONUS | America's Outpost in Washington Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary
The Heritage Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary Thursday, February 16, and Heritage Foundation President Kevin Roberts is reflecting on the leading conservative think tank's success over the past five decades."There are a lot of ways I would put that, but I think most succinctly it would be [that] Heritage has always been willing without fail to state the truth, even in those times when stating the truth comes with some risk," Roberts says in an interview with "The Daily Signal Podcast.""In other words, ... often stating the truth about fiscal restraint or the lack thereof, stating the truth about America's social and cultural weakness, stating the truth about violating federalism," he says.Roberts became president of The Heritage Foundation in October 2021 after serving for five years as president and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation in Austin, Texas. (The Daily Signal is Heritage's multimedia news organization.)Roberts joined "The Daily Signal Podcast" to discuss Heritage's success since its founding in 1973, what he hopes to see the think tank accomplish over the next five decades, and how he, as Heritage president, is working to build the think tank's role in the conservative movement as America's outpost in Washington.