The Week's Worst

The Week's Worst

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Investigative reporters Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst stories in government and politics from the past week.
30: Debating DACA and Immigration
Sep 8 • 58 min
In this episode: Vadum and Watson have a heated debate over the Trump administration's decision to revoke DACA, an Obama era policy protecting illegal immigrants brought over as children, and immigration policy more broadly.
29: Should We Remove Confederate Monuments?
Aug 25 • 45 min
In this episode: In the wake of Charlottesville, Confederate monuments are back in the news. Should we take them down or leave them up? We go over all the angles and perspectives.
28: Google’s Diversity Memo
Aug 11 • 58 min
In this episode: Former Google employee James Damore was fired for writing a memo entitled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber," which was accused of being sexist. Was it? We argue no! Read the full memo here: https://diversitymemo.com
27: Is the White House in Chaos?
Aug 7 • 57 min
In this episode: Is the White House in chaos? With the firing of Anthony Scaramucci, Reince Priebus, and many members of the National Security Council, the answer might be yes. But can new Chief of Staff General John F. Kelly change things?
26: Trump Speaks to the Boy Scouts
Jul 28 • 45 min
In this episode: Matthew Vadum and Michael Watson (filling in for Dr. Steven J. Allen) debate Trump's speech to the Boy Scouts as well as his general communications strategy.
25: Obamacare Repeal Failed?
Jul 21 • 44 min
In this episode: Republicans seemingly fail to get enough votes to repeal and replace Obamacare. But was their bill any good anyway?
24: Travel Ban Reinstated; Debating Its Merits
Jun 30 • 50 min
In this episode: Trump's executive order banning travel from select countries is reinstated by the Supreme Court. We debate the merits of that executive order.
23: Special Election in Georgia
Jun 23 • 33 min
In this episode: In the special election in Georgia's 6th congressional district, Jon Ossoff loses and Karen Handel wins, but it's a close one.
22: Jeff Sessions and James Comey Testify + Rep. Steve Scalise Shot
Jun 14 • 50 min
In this episode: Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former FBI head James Comey testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Plus, a comment of the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise and others.
21: U.S. pulls out of the Paris Climate Accord
Jun 2 • 33 min
In this episode: The President is criticized for pulling America out of the Paris Climate Accord. Dr. Steven J. Allen, an expert on the accord, explains why the President made the right decision.
20: Trump Impeachment Incoming?
May 19 • 37 min
In this episode: Talk of a Trump impeachment has reached it's highest point yet. Will it happen?
19: James Comey Fired
May 12 • 43 min
In this episode: James Comey's firing and the political storm it has ignited.
18: Why Hillary Lost
May 5 • 38 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Hillary Clinton emerges and discusses why she thinks she lost the 2016 election.
17: Soviet Islam / ClimateDollars.org
Apr 28 • 33 min
In this episode the Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the BEST news story of the last week: the launches of our brand new film America Under Siege: Soviet Islam (watch at DangerousDocumentaries.com), and our new study…
16: Military Escalation: Syria, North Korea, and Afghanistan
Apr 14 • 41 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Our nation's current military interventions. War in Syria, the "Mother of all Bombs" dropped in Afghanistan, and North…
15: War on Syria / Susan Rice Unmasks Trump’s Team
Apr 7 • 41 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode, two stories: Trump strikes Syrian military targets after their use of chemical weapons, and former Obama National Security…
14: Judge Gorsuch Filibuster
Mar 31 • 32 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Democrats threaten to filibuster Judge Gorsuch's confirmation. Senate Majority Leader McConnell may "go nuclear."
13: Ryancare Bill Pulled
Mar 27 • 31 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: the policy and politics of the failed Obamacare "repeal."
12: The Judiciary Blocks Trump’s Travel Ban
Mar 17 • 33 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Judges in Hawaii and Maryland block Trump's executive order on immigration.
11: Obama’s Wiretap
Mar 10 • 34 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news story of the last week. In this episode: Trump's accusation that former President Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.
10: Revolt of the Deplorables
Feb 27 • 58 min
Instead of a usual episode, this week we present a recording of CRC's panel at CPAC "Revolt of the Deplorables: Inside the 2016 Election," featuring Dr. Steven J. Allen, Fox News contributor Mercedes Schlapp, co-author the Almanac of American Politics…
9: Carbon Tax, 9th Circuit Court, Warren “Silenced”
Feb 10 • 31 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news stories from the week of 2/5/17.
8: The “Muslim” Ban, #MiloAtCal, Obamacare Repeal
Feb 3 • 30 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news stories from the week of 1/29/17.
7: Inauguration Protests, Trump in Office, Chelsea Manning
Jan 27 • 31 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news stories from the week of 1/22/17.
6: Trump “Leaks,” Protesting Inauguration, Who Represents the 1%
Jan 13 • 31 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news stories from the week of 1/8/17 and preview our upcoming documentary film "America Under Siege: Civil War 2017".
5: BLM Kidnapping, Hollywood, Hacking
Jan 6 • 31 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news stories from the week of 1/1/17.
4: Russian Hacking, Abolishing “White Men”, Planned Parenthood
Dec 16, 2016 • 31 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news stories from the week of 12/11/16.
3: Sanctuary Cities, Taiwan, Michael Moore
Dec 9, 2016 • 32 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news stories from the week of 12/4/16.
2: Fake News, The “Trump Effect,” Trudeau on Castro
Dec 2, 2016 • 29 min
The Capital Research Center's Dr. Steven J. Allen and Matthew Vadum discuss the worst news stories from the week of 11/27.
1: Election Aftermath
Nov 20, 2016 • 31 min