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Moment of Truth is the official podcast of American Moment, a Washington D.C.-based non-profit that seeks to identify, educate, and credential the young Americans who will implement public policy that supports strong fam
Latest Episode11/28/2022

Brexit Triumph To Total Collapse: Whither England? (feat. Raheem J. Kassam)

Season 2, Ep. 86
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Raheem J. Kassam, Editor-in-Chief of the National Pulse and former senior advisor to Brexit leader Nigel Farage, to discuss the real story of Brexit, what is was like working for Nigel Farage and Steve Bannon, what he learned at Trump's presidential campaign announcement in Mar A Lago, the midterm elections, plus his favorite DC Steakhouses.Raheem Kassam is the Editor-in-Chief of the National Pulse, co-founder of the War Room Podcast, former Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart London, and has served as a senior advisor to Brexit leader Nigel Farage, a senior distinguished fellow at the Gatestone Institute, a fellow at the Middle East Forum, and is a frequent contributor to television and radio shows across the United States and Europe.Learn more about Raheem Kassam's work:https://thenationalpulse.com/about/https://twitter.com/RaheemKassamhttp://www.fundrealnews.com/––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775BitChute – https://www.bitchute.com/channel/Xr42d9swu7O9/Gab – https://gab.com/AmMomentOrgCheck out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
11/28/2022

Brexit Triumph To Total Collapse: Whither England? (feat. Raheem J. Kassam)

Season 2, Ep. 86
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Raheem J. Kassam, Editor-in-Chief of the National Pulse and former senior advisor to Brexit leader Nigel Farage, to discuss the real story of Brexit, what is was like working for Nigel Farage and Steve Bannon, what he learned at Trump's presidential campaign announcement in Mar A Lago, the midterm elections, plus his favorite DC Steakhouses.Raheem Kassam is the Editor-in-Chief of the National Pulse, co-founder of the War Room Podcast, former Editor-in-Chief of Breitbart London, and has served as a senior advisor to Brexit leader Nigel Farage, a senior distinguished fellow at the Gatestone Institute, a fellow at the Middle East Forum, and is a frequent contributor to television and radio shows across the United States and Europe.Learn more about Raheem Kassam's work:https://thenationalpulse.com/about/https://twitter.com/RaheemKassamhttp://www.fundrealnews.com/––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775BitChute – https://www.bitchute.com/channel/Xr42d9swu7O9/Gab – https://gab.com/AmMomentOrgCheck out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
11/21/2022

How A President Could Get It Done (feat. Theo Wold)

Season 2, Ep. 85
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Theodore Wold, former Deputy Assistant to President Trump for Domestic Policy and Visiting Fellow at the Claremont Institute's Center for the American Way of Life, to discuss the disastrous state of America's immigration policies, triumphs and tragedies of the conservative legal movement, pitfalls faced by the Trump administration, what the midterms reveal about America's future, and what the next Republican administration must do to succeed where others have failed. Theodore Wold was the Acting-Assistant Attorney General in the Office of Legal Policy at the Department of Justice and Deputy Assistant to the President for Domestic Policy during the Trump Administration. He previously served as Deputy Chief Counsel to United States Senator Mike Lee on the Senate Judiciary Committee. He holds a B.A. from Georgetown University, where he studied government and English; an M. Litt. from the University of St. Andrews, where he studied English literature; and a J.D. from the University of Notre Dame. Mr. Wold clerked at the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit for Judge Janice Rogers Brown and the United States District Court for the District of Puerto Rico for Judge José Antonio Fusté. He has also lectured at the law school of the Universidad of Francisco Marroquín in Guatemala. Mr. Wold was a John Marshall Fellow at the Claremont Institute and a Madison Fellow at Hillsdale College’s Kirby Center.Learn more about Theo Wold's work:https://dc.claremont.org/scholars/?scholar=woldhttps://twitter.com/realtheowold––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
11/14/2022

Once and Future American Greatness (feat. Chris Buskirk)

Season 2, Ep. 84
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Chris Buskirk, Editor and Publisher of American Greatness and co-author of “American Greatness: How Conservatism, Inc. Missed the 2016 Election,” to discuss the rise of Donald Trump, the Trump administration's hiring and firing difficulties in the swamp, what the future of the right looks like, Christian nationalism, and how to restore American Greatness. Chris Buskirk is editor and publisher of American Greatness. He is a contributing opinion writer for The New York Times and has written for The Washington Post, The Spectator, USA Today, The Hill, The New Criterion, and other publications. Buskirk frequently contributes to “PBS Newshour,” NPR, Fox News, and “Hardball with Chris Matthews” and regularly appears on CNN. He is the author of the book, Trump vs. the Leviathan and co-author of American Greatness: How Conservatism, Inc. Missed the 2016 Election and What the D.C. Establishment Needs to Learn. Buskirk is a serial entrepreneur who has built and sold businesses in financial services and digital marketing.Learn more about Chris Buskirk's work:https://amgreatness.com/https://twitter.com/thechrisbuskirkBuy the book "American Greatness: How Conservatism, Inc. Missed the 2016 Election"https://www.conservativebookclub.com/book/american-greatness––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
11/7/2022

20 Years of Main Street Conservatism (feat. Emile Doak)

Season 2, Ep. 83
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh sits down with Emile Doak, Executive Director of The American Conservative and co-author of "Main Street Conservatism: The Future of the Right," to discuss the history of The American Conservative Magazine, how they've been right from the beginning on hot button issues from the war in Iraq, to gay marriage, to illegal immigration and assimilation, and what's at stake for the future of conservatism and the United States of America writ large.Emile Doak is the executive director of the American Ideas Institute, which publishes The American Conservative. He is a graduate of Georgetown University, where he studied political philosophy and theology, and previously worked in education before returning to the field of his studies. His writing has appeared in First Things, Front Porch Republic, Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture, and elsewhere. A proud Virginian, Emile and his wife live in the historic district of their hometown, Herndon.Learn more about Emile Doak's work:https://www.theamericanconservative.com/author/edoak/https://twitter.com/eadoakBuy the book "Main Street Conservatism"https://bookshop.org/p/books/main-street-conservatism-the-future-of-the-right-helen-andrews/18554902––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
10/31/2022

Why Russia Fell Flat (feat. Dr. Jon Askonas)

Season 2, Ep. 82
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down with Dr. Jon Askonas, Assistant Professor of Politics at Catholic University, to discuss the war in Ukraine, why Russia and the West overestimated Russia's military capabilities, Putin's next move, the future of war, AI, shipping, trade, China, and if that wasn't enough; where the conservative movement went wrong and how to get back on the right track.Jon Askonas is an assistant professor of Politics at the Catholic University of America, where he works on the connections between the republican tradition, technology, and national security. He is currently working on two books: A Muse of Fire: Why the U.S. Military Forgets What It Learns in War, on what happens to wartime innovations when the war is over and The Shot in the Dark: A History of the U.S. Army Asymmetric Warfare Group, the first comprehensive overview of a unit that helped the Army adapt to the post 9/11 era of counterinsurgency and global power competition. His writing has appeared in Russian Analytical Digest, Triple Helix, The New Atlantis, Fare Forward, War on the Rocks, and the Texas National Security Review. Learn more about Dr. Jon Askonas's work:https://politics.catholic.edu/faculty-and-research/faculty-profiles/askonas-jonathan/index.htmlhttps://americancompass.org/the-commons/author/jonathanaskonas/https://www.thenewatlantis.com/authors/jon-askonas––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
10/24/2022

The ESG Warrior of West Virginia (feat. State Treasurer Riley Moore)

Season 2, Ep. 81
In Today's special episode of "Moment of Truth," Saurabh and Nick sit down before a live audience with Riley Moore, State Treasurer of West Virginia, to discuss the pernicious impact of "ESG" banking policies, how state governments can fight back, and how West Virginia is leading the way to defeat woke capital and save American energy.Riley Moore is West Virginia's 25th State Treasurer and was elected in 2020. Born in Morgantown, Treasurer Moore started his career as a welder. He received an undergraduate degree in Government and International Politics from George Mason University and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Security Studies from the National Defense University at Fort McNair. For many years, Treasurer Moore served as a national security advisor to the Foreign Affairs Committee in the U.S. House of Representatives. He also worked as a contractor with the Department of Homeland Security. He most recently worked in the defense and aerospace industry at Textron. He and his wife, Mina, reside in Harpers Ferry with their three children.Learn more about Riley Moore's work:https://mooreforwv.comhttps://wvtreasury.com/About-The-Office/Meet-the-Treasurerhttps://twitter.com/RileyMooreWV––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj
10/17/2022

What We Build Over Boomer Infrastructure (feat. Dr. Matthew J. Peterson)

Season 2, Ep. 80
In Today's episode of "Moment of Truth," Nick sits down with Dr. Matthew J. Peterson, Co-Founder of New Founding, President of Firebrand Superpac, and Publisher of RETURN–a publication and community that brings together all those who want to harness technology for the sake of human flourishing, to discuss the origins of America's moral and spiritual rot, why so many 'respected' institutions perpetuate the status quo of decline, and what must be built to defeat woke capital and big tech censorship.Matthew Peterson is cofounder of New Founding. He is Publisher of RETURN—a publication and community that brings together all those who want to harness technology for the sake of human flourishing. Peterson is also President of the Firebrand Super PAC. Peterson founded The American Mind, a publication of The Claremont Institute, which rapidly became influential among select political, tech, and media figures since its start in 2018. He has two decades of experience in digital media, communications, political consulting, and program evaluation arising from a lifelong dedication to shaping hearts and minds to renew America. He lives in Dallas with his wife and four children.Learn more about Matthew Peterson's work:https://newfounding.com/founders/https://americanfirebrand.com/thewar/https://newfounding.podbean.com/https://twitter.com/docmjp––––––Follow American Moment across Social Media:Twitter – https://twitter.com/AmMomentOrgFacebook – https://www.facebook.com/AmMomentOrgInstagram – https://www.instagram.com/ammomentorg/YouTube – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4qmB5DeiFxt53ZPZiW4TcgRumble – https://rumble.com/c/c-695775Check out AmCanon:https://www.americanmoment.org/amcanon/Follow Us on Twitter:Saurabh Sharma – https://twitter.com/ssharmaUSNick Solheim – https://twitter.com/NickSSolheimAmerican Moment's "Moment of Truth" Podcast is recorded at the Conservative Partnership Center in Washington DC, produced by American Moment Studios, and edited by Jake Mercier and Jared Cummings.Subscribe to our Podcast, "Moment of Truth"Apple Podcasts – https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/moment-of-truth/id1555257529Spotify – https://open.spotify.com/show/5ATl0x7nKDX0vVoGrGNhAj