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Michelle Van Cleave, Paul Kengor, Adam Kredo, Fred Fleitz

August 22nd, 2013 · Comments

MICHELLE VAN CLEAVE, former counterintelligence executive and member of the Jack Kemp Foundation, dives into the US intelligence situation, looking at the damage done by Snowden and Manning and the history of checks and balances on covert organizations since the time of the Founding Fathers.

Dr. PAUL KENGOR, of Grove City College, reflects on the achievements made by the late Reagan-era Judge William P. Clark.

ADAM KREDO, of the Washington Free Beacon, examines the chemical weapons attacks in Syria and Al Jazeera entering the American market.

FRED FLEITZ, of Lignet.com, gives an overview of several events occurring throughout the world including; the recent chemical weapons attack in Syria, the Nidal Hasan trial and the new Saudi order.

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Paul Kengor, Mark Krikorian, Andy McCarthy, Peter Pry

April 9th, 2013 · Comments

Professor PAUL KENGOR of Grove City College reflects on the life and legacy of Margaret Thatcher, and why her combined foreign and domestic accomplishments arguably made her the greatest Prime Minister of Great Britain in the 20th century.

As the Senate’s “Gang of Eight” reportedly nears a deal on immigration reform, the Center for Immigration Studies’ MARK KRIKORIAN describes how the UK Labour Party used immigration in the 2000s as a means to get payback  against Margaret Thatcher’s scaling back of socialism in Great Britain.

Former federal prosecutor ANDY McCARTHY discusses the legal quandaries that will arrive with trying terrorists, such as Osama Bin Laden’s son-in-law, in U.S. criminal courts.

Dr. PETER PRY, executive director of the Taskforce on National and Homeland Security, talks about the likelihood of North Korea choosing to—and succeeding in—launching an EMP attack.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Andy McCarthy · Mark Krikorian · Paul Kengor · Peter Pry

Joseph Klein, Elaine Donnelly, Paul Kengor, Diana West

March 20th, 2013 · Comments

With Joseph Klein, Elaine Donnelly, Paul Kengor, and Diana West.

Author JOSEPH KLEIN discusses President Obama’s trip to Israel and the rhetoric of Red Lines concerning Syria and Iran.

ELAINE DONNELLY of the Center for Military Readiness contrasts data and policy in light of alarm increases in sexual assault in the U.S. Military.

Historian PAUL KENGOR reflects on the international relations context of the invasion of Iraq on this 10nth anniversary as well as the anniversary the Strategic Defense Initiative and it’s relevance to the present North Korean missile threat.

Author DIANA WEST discusses the context of the attempted assassination of free speech activist Lars Hedegaard in Europe.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Diana West · Elaine Donnelly · Paul Kengor

Cliff May, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, Paul Kengor, and Gordon Chang

March 11th, 2013 · Comments

With Cliff May, Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff, Paul Kengor, and Gordon Chang.

President of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies CLIFF MAY analyzes US/Afghanistan relations, Iran's imperialistic goals, and Syria's continuing collapse.

ELISABETH SABADITSCH-WOLFF, free speech advocate and president of the ACT! for America Austrian chapter, reports on her experiences at the recent conference held by the UN Alliance of Civilizations, an organization working closely with the OIC to limit freedom or speech supposedly in the name of religious acceptance.

Professor PAUL KENGOR of Grove City College reflects back on the importance of Ronald Reagan's "evil empire" speech 30 years later, and explains the importance that it still has today. Namely, that like communism, radical Islamism is committing evil and democracies should not be afraid to point it out.

GORDON CHANG, from forbes.com, explains how China is playing double games between the US and North Korea and how they are hoping to force the US out of Asia to intimidate Japan into surrendering contested territory.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Gordon Chang · Paul Kengor · Cliff May · Elisabeth Sabaditsch-Wolff

Andy Bostom, Diana West, Paul Kengor, Claudia Rosett

November 14th, 2012 · Comments

With Andy Bostom, Diana West, Paul Kengor, and Claudia Rosett

Today’s show focuses on the attack in Benghazi that left an American ambassador dead and many questions unanswered as to how the attack unfolded. Each guest tries to explain what happened that faithful night, both in Libya and Washington DC. What did the president know and when? Did he refuse to send aid to the consulate while it was under attack?

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Tags: Uncategorized · Claudia Rosett · Diana West · Paul Kengor · Andy Bostom

Sen. Jon Kyl, Roger Noriega, Paul Kengor, Claudia Rosett

September 19th, 2012 · Comments

Senator JON KYL discusses the recent attacks on US embassies and the fear he has concerning liberals using these attacks to curtail free speech. He also explains that in light of these attacks, we need to be strong in our convictions and not submit to terrorism.

Latin American analyst ROGER NORIEGA explains how Hugo Chavez could still steal the election even in his fragile state. He also analyzes the drug trade in Colombia and the need for the US to maintain a strong presence in the region.

Professor PAUL KENGOR of Grove City College joins Frank today to discuss the current turmoil in the Middle East. Kengor argues that “all Hell has broken” loose in the Middle East. The hardcore Islamist Extremists behind the chaos pose a dire threat to U.S. interests in the region and to the security and well-being of the American people. Kengor argues that President Obama’s weak policies toward our enemies in the Middle East eerily reflect Jimmy Carter’s weak stand against the Soviet Union and Islamists who took over Iran in 1979.

CLAUDIA ROSETT talks about what the UN, Rice and Benghazi have in common. Rosett argues that the Obama administration is taking a weak UN-style approach to the Benghazi Consulate attack – that is, refusing to “own” the situation and take charge. She also takes time to talk about the increasing tensions between China and Japan.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Claudia Rosett · Sen. Jon Kyl · Roger Noriega · Paul Kengor

Fred Grandy, Roger Noriega, Paul Kengor, Bill Gertz

June 7th, 2012 · Comments

·         FRED GRANDY from the Center for Security Policy discusses how the Muslim Brotherhood will not only win power in Egypt, but throughout the Middle East and how that will affect regional stability.

US Near Limit With Pakistan

·         AEI scholar ROGER NORIEGA explains how Venezuela is working to disintegrate the cooperation within the Organization of American States and how that disintegration will lead to an uptick in drugs and terrorists.

OAS rights body slammed at annual meeting

·         PAUL KENGOR of Grove City College educates us on how Obama needs to look at previous presidents in order to learn how to be an effective leader.

Obama, the Russians, and Missile Defense: Historical Parallels

·         BILL GERTZ of the Washington Times takes us Inside the Ring and explains how Obama is “dumbing down” China’s rise so he does not have to deal with the threat.

Inside the Ring: Forbes pressures Obama

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Tags: Uncategorized · Bill Gertz · Roger Noriega · Paul Kengor · Fred Grandy

Robert Joseph, Roger Robinson, Paul Kengor, Eric Blehm

May 24th, 2012 · Comments

· ROBERT JOSEPH of the National Institute for Public Policy educates us on the Obama administration’s failures as a Commander-in-Chief and in the foreign policy arena.

Resigning to Iran

· President of RWR Advisory Group, ROGER ROBINSON explains how Obama is allowing three Chinese banks to operate within the US banking system and thereby putting American economic and national security at risk. What is Obama ignoring the warning signs that face our nation?

G8 expresses concerns over North Korea, Iran

· PAUL KENGOR of Grove City College analyzes Obama’s failures in leading our nation and how he either ignores or doesn’t understand the threats that face this nation and what it takes to secure our freedoms.

The Flags at the Cemetery

· Author ERIC BLEHM takes us behind the scenes of his new book, “Fearless” and what it means to be a hero and a patriot.

Fearless

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Tags: Uncategorized · Paul Kengor · Roger Robinson · Eric Blehm · Robert Joseph

Paul Kengor, Rep. Louie Gohmert, Ed Godere, Andy McCarthy

February 7th, 2012 · Comments

What is the legacy of the late President Ronald Reagan? Paul Kengor explains how the life and policies of this great American leader has helped to shape 20th century and even 21st century America. This was a man who understood the threats that America faced and he knew what needed to be done to combat those threats. Ronald Regan was always ready to stand against the enemy in order to preserve freedom and democracy.

The president has expressed, on different occasions, his belief that the Constitution is a deficient document.  He has also indicated that a primary goal of his administration is to change the way things are done in the United States in order to balance the principles on which he believes the nation was founded.  Rep. Gohmert joins Frank today to share his opinion about Obama’s effort to change the Constitution and whether or not the president is trying to get the principles of the Founding Fathers back or trying to impose his own principles.

Vice President of Unmanned Systems for Qinetiq, Ed Godere, explains how the Dragon Runner family of unmanned systems is helping to improve survivability of our dismounted troops. This lightweight robot helps to detect IEDs as well as enemy positions which is allows troops to stay in a secure position while this robot enters houses or travels over roads that may hide IEDs.

What is Mitt Romney’s attitude towards Sharia? Does he understand this threat of is this just political rhetoric? Andy McCarthy provides his analysis pertaining to how Romney’s own religion might be affecting his stance towards the stealth jihad and his willingness to combat such a threat.

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Tags: Uncategorized · Andy McCarthy · Rep. Louie Gohmert · Paul Kengor · Ed Godere

Rep. Ted Poe, Michael Toscano, Paul Kengor, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser

August 25th, 2011 · Comments

From the recent hackings of Google e-mails to the infiltration of defense contractors, the Chinese have essentially declared cyber war on the United States. Not only are they openly and actively stealing trade secrets, but they are also hacking into our intelligence computers. It is about time that we recognize their declaration of war and finally deal with this problem posed by China’s high tech mafia, says Congressman Ted Poe of Texas’s 2nd district. Congressman Poe, who wrote an article in the Washington Times on this subject, is one of the first to openly suggest that the Chinese government backs these Mafioso-like crimes such as the intelligence hackings and counterfeiting of American products. These “thieves of American products,” as Poe describes the Chinese, are proactively making a profit out of counterfeiting our commodities at the expense of the US manufacturing industry. Additionally, Congressman Poe examines with Frank the “backdoor amnesty” policy of the Obama administration that is allowing 300,000 convicted illegal immigrants to walk free. This policy is an apparent disregard of the laws of the land put forth by the Legislative Brank of the United States government.

Next, Executive Director of the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, Michael Toscano joins Secure Freedom Radio to give us his insight on the air, ground, and maritime unmanned systems being implemented in military warfare. According to Toscano, the unmanned system that flies, drives, and navigates makes up only thirty percent of the enitre system. The other seventy percent is comprised of collection and processing data centers. While many people believe these systems are in themselves more effective and efficient than human operators, Toscano argues that these robotic machines are merely an extension of the eyes, hands, and ears of humans. They allow the operators to stand off at a distance for a longer period of time than they would if they were in the environment themselves. He also explores the commercial processing applications of these unmanned systems.

In the third segment, Professor of Political Science at Grover City College, Paul Kengor surveys the domestic spending problem in the US that has duped many political leaders into thinking defense should be cut. In a recent graph displaced by Kengor that shows federal spending from 1789 until 2016, the federal government did not decrease overall domestic spending from 1960 until 2006. The government did, however, greatly downsize the military budget, which left us unable to fulfill Reagan’s policy of peace through strength. Furthermore, Kengor argues that in today’s world we must have the capability to commit to two wars at one time.

Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum on Democracy, Dr. Zuhdi Jasser, concludes today’s show discussing the lack of true representation that Muslim Americans have in today’s US politics. He states that while only thirty percent of Muslims in America are affiliated with any group, one-half of those affiliated are aligned with Muslim Brotherhood front groups such as CAIR. Additionally, he urges those Muslims who came to this country to escape Islamist extremists need to be awakened and identify with more moderate groups.

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