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    Episode 38: The Tortoise Is Gaining on the Hare

    On this episode, Victor discusses the ongoing Biden scandals, the media’s Biden protection racket, the tightening polls, Amazon’s Steele shut-down, the destruction of inherited institutions, the forthcoming presidential debate, advice to Candidate Trump, Rush Limbaugh’s discussion of his health, and the mindset of the elites who found themselves on Toobin’s smut-Zooming.   More

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    Episode 37: Muscular Politics, the Burisma Scandal, and the Scandal’s Scandal

    On today’s episode, Victor discusses the emerging Joe/Hunter Biden “Burisma” scandal, his latest NR column, “The Fragments of a Civilization,” California’s push to consider slavery reparations, the woke, disastrous, and just-completed NBA season, Kamala Harris’s Veep debate and SCOTUS hearings performances, a new CDC study that finds a vast majority of COVID-afflicted are hard-core mask wearers, how Donald Trump himself might better make the case for Trump.   More

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    Episode 36: Generals Foreign and Ancient

    Making good on a promise to devote an episode to generals foreign and ancient, America’s premier military historian discusses the merits of Caesar, Hannibal, Napoleon, Suleiman, Themistocles, Bolivar, Epaminondas, and many more who may or may not deserve their reputations as battlefield geniuses.   More

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    Episode 35: Mourning After?

    On today’s episode, Victor gives his take on the first Trump–Biden debate, Chris Wallace’s moderating tilt, vaccine scare tactics, Amy Barrett’s nomination to the Supreme Court, new charges that Hillary Clinton orchestrated the Russia collusion hoax, the 419 B.C.   More

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    Episode 33: Only You Can Prevent Preventing Forest Fires

    On today’s episode, Victor discusses California aflame (and the close call of his home), the “un-news” media, President Trump’s Middle East foreign-policy wins, the presidential horserace 47 days out, the big-money Left planning and bankrolling post-election violence, and tensions between Greece and Turkey.   More

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    Episode 32: Is Trump Creating a Middle-Class Coalition of All Races?

    On today’s episode, Victor discusses Joe Biden’s paradoxes, Donald Trump’s appeal to minority voters, America’s hamstrung police, the wild and much-repeated claims by The Atlantic that Donald Trump insulted America’s war dead, California’s continuing descent, and the mistake that was (and remains) the lockdowns.   More

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    Episode 31: Biden, in Sorta Trouble

    On today’s episode, Victor discusses silence about violence, Joe Biden’s trip to Pittsburgh, Donald Trump’s trip to Wisconsin, Portland madness, British SJWs shocked by Rule Britannia, and internal tensions among Red China’s leaders This episode is produced by Sarah Schutte and sponsored by Fatima, the Movie, and Claremont Institute’s terrific The American Story podcast series.   More

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    Episode 30: Conventional Wisdom

    On today’s episode, Professor Hanson grades the recent Republican Convention and President Trump’s acceptance speech; explains the motivations of thugs amok-running in American streets; the emerging political effects of the violence and Joe Biden’s response to it; profiles California’s emerging New Dark Ages; discusses the latest attempts by pro sports to kowtow to BLM; and remarks on author J.   More

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    Episode 29: Democrats and Their Mobocracy Dreams

    On this new episode, Victor discusses the massive issues and events and election influences of 2020, the Democratic assault on the Constitution and American political traditions, the calls for wealth taxes in a browned-out California, Joe Biden’s narrowing lead in the polls, Michelle Obama’s dishonest convention speech, John Kasich’s whinery, postal conspiracy theories, and the thuggery of Black Lives Matters in the streets of Portland and Chicago.   More

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    Episode 28: Cultural IEDs Blowing Up

    On this new episode, Victor discusses Kamala Harris winning the Democrat veepstakes, reparations, the thin veneer of civilization, the end of civil rights as we knew it, the A-bomb at 75, and the COVID nursing-home apocalypse.   More

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    Episode 26: Dunking on the NBA

    On today’s episode, Victor discusses the reasons and consequences of keeping America’s classrooms locked, free speech on campus, the NFL and NBA prioritizing woke, Donald Trump’s interview with Chris Wallace, and what 2021 might look like in Joe Biden’s America.   More

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    Episode 25: The Histrionic / Schizophrenic / Passive-Aggressive / Braggadocio / Weeping Woke, Explained

    On today’s episode, Victor discusses his syndicated column on the schizophrenic woke rioters, his new NR essay on Jacobin Leftists getting edgy, the boomerang heading towards NBA and NFL virtue-mongerers, Bastille Day-generated reflections on the French Revolution’s enduring influence, Gavin Newsom’s dis-openings for the Golden State, the meaning of contender Kanye West, and the Trump / Fauci contretemps.    More