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56: Columbus Day: Interview With David Barton
Oct 16 • 22 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This special episode is content pulled from my terrestrial show on NewsRadio 1310 KNOX AM and it is an interview with David Barton. David is a professional historian and leads an organization called Wallbuilders. David is…
55: Impeachment Lite
Oct 7 • 50 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This week we talk about the impeachment process that is taking place in the US House of representatives. Many have said that the house in undertaking an impeachment inquiry, and the reality might not be what you are being told…
Special Episode: Guest Interview with Mark Meckler
Sep 23 • 21 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This special episode is content pulled from my terrestrial show on NewsRadio 1310 KNOX AM and it is an interniew with Mark Meckler. He is the leader of an organization called Convention of States Action and they are calling for…
54: Is Civil War Coming
Sep 20 • 43 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The 2nd Amendment is increasingly more a part of today political discourse. Some say that we are on the verge of Civil War. Others say we're not even close to that. The HIG joins me again this week and we discuss it all. If you…
53: Hong Kong Help
Sep 9 • 46 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The protestors in Hong Kong have made an official request to the American consulate for assistance in their struggle against Chinese tyranny. This week I probably rais more questions than answers and If I am honest I haven't…
52: Where have all the cowboys gone and why won’t they do something?
Sep 3 • 39 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This week I ask 2 questions. Where have all the cowboys gone and Why don't we do something about it? In today's world, there are lots of problems discussed but very few solutions offered. So this week I offer a glimpse into my…
51: Political Rock Star-ization
Aug 26 • 44 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show After a week off from being sick, I'm back in the saddle and The HIG is back too! We talk this week about the "rock star-ization" of politics. We make the argument that we need to elect legislators, not entertainers. We hope…
50: The Epstein Tragedy
Aug 14 • 42 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Jeffery Epstein's death is a tragedy and in today's episode, we look at why. Not many will mourn his death, he was a bad guy who did bad things. But nevertheless, his death is tragic. We hope you will continue to enjoy the show…
Dave Hughes Interview 8-5-19
Aug 6 • 23 min
This is a special episode - An interview with, Republican candidate for Minnesota Congressional District 7, Dave Hughes. This interview took place on my terrestrial radio show on News Radio 1310 KNOX AM & 107.9 KNOX FM in Grand Forks, ND. You can listen…
49: Evil Exists and Truth Matters
Aug 6 • 42 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This week on The Schmidt Show you get me. It is my beliefs and views on the recnt happenings in El Paso and Dayton. There are no links in the show notes its just my thoughts on a difficult subject. Please join us in the…
48: Politics & Business
Jul 29 • 49 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This week we are joined Dr. Kevin Fire from the Fire Audiology & Hearing Center in Grand Forks, ND. We take a look at the pitfalls of mixing business and politics. In addition to that, we chase a few rabbits down the trail and…
47: Immigration Part 2: Special Guest Todd Bensman
Jul 23 • 63 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show On this episode, we are joined once again by Todd Bensman from the Center for Immigration Studies. We take a little bit deeper dive into the issue of immigration. We hope you will continue to enjoy the show as we move forward…
46: Entrepreneurialism: Special guests Chad and Bret Borquin from Big Time Grain Company
Jul 18 • 23 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This week instead of the typical single episode, we have 2 shorter episodes. This one is an interview from my terrestrial radio show that I did with Chad and Bret Borquin of Big Time Grain Company. BTGC is a country band out of…
45: Immigration - Special Guest Todd Bensman
Jul 18 • 26 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This week instead of the typical single episode, we have 2 shorter episodes. This one is an interview from my terrestrial radio show that I did with Todd Bensman. Todd is a Senior National Security Fellow for the Center for…
44: Core Values
Jul 8 • 48 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show What are the "core value" of the United states of America? In this episode we discuss what they are and/or whether or not we've abandoned them as a nation. We also discuss at what level we need to maintain these core values as…
43: HIGstory Lesson
Jun 24 • 52 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show On this episode we are joined by the HIG to tell his story and talk about how it has interacted with the world of politics technology and podcasting. If we nothing else, we learn today that there are rarely any easy answers to…
42: You sir, are no Steven Crowder
Jun 17 • 54 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Today I talk a little bit about my story and how it interacts with what is happening in culture, in social media, and in the world of creating content that can, at times, be controversial. We hope you will continue to enjoy the…
41: The Times They Are a Changing
Jun 11 • 48 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The Schmidt Show takes a turn this week as we continue to strive to bring you more compelling and interesting content. This weeks episode was definitely a departure from the norm but it was a departure we needed to make. We…
40: Antitrusts and Libertarianism
Jun 4 • 31 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The HIG joins the show once again and we talk about the possibilities of Amazon, Google, and other tech giants facing anti-trust issues. We even drift in to libertarianism. If you are looking for a passionate and engaging look…
39: Dumbing it down for Diversity
May 20 • 55 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The university system in the US can't seem to find enough ways to shoot themselves in the foot as it relates to their credibility. Over and over again they implement policies that they hope will improve the system but in the…
37: William Barr and What’s Next
May 6 • 58 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The Mueller Report has been released. William Barr has testified. What happens next? We'll talk about the tmeline that got us here and look at what the future may hold today on The Schmidt Show Podcast. If you are looking for a…
36: Nazism - It’s Not What You Think
Apr 29 • 61 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show What is Nazism? It's not what you think. The modern left would like you to believe that it is a right wing totalitarian ideology. In reality it is much more closely aligned with their own ideology than anything the right has…
35: Mueller, Notre Dame, and the Media
Apr 22 • 62 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The Mueller Report has been released. Parisians, by the burning at Notre Dame, have experienced yet Another Tragedy, as have the people of Sri Lanka and we'll try to pack it all into today's episode. If you are looking for a…
Special Episode: The Importance of the Resurrection
Apr 19 • 56 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show In this special episode, we unpack the implications of the Ressurection of Jesus Christ. The Schmidt Show, Brad Schmidt, Politics, Conservatism, New Podcasts, Green New Deal, Economics, Leftist Deception, Socialism, Leftist…
34: Julian Assange: Good, Bad, or Somewhere in Between
Apr 15 • 53 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Jullian Assange, Is he a hero or a zero, a villian or a savior? Is he something in between and should we even care. We'll talk about this and more today on the podcast. If you are looking for a passionate and engaging look at…
33: You Don’t Know Joe
Apr 8 • 55 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Joe Biden; is he a predator, a harasser, a creepy old man, or just an older gentleman from a different era? Does it matter? Does his well known tradition of being the way he is disqualify him as a presidential camdidate? There…
32: Special Funding
Apr 1 • 56 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show A lot of people are upset that Secretary of Education Betsy Devos, in the release of the Dept of Ed's budget, revealed that funding to the Special Olympics would be eliminated. On the surface, this sees terrible, but is it…
31: Russian C̶o̶l̶l̶u̶s̶i̶o̶n̶ Delusion
Mar 24 • 47 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Russian collusion was more like Russian delusion and we'll talk about it today on The Schmidt Show Podcast. I haven't talked much about the Mueller investigation here on the podcast but I have talked extensively about it on my…
30: Mass Shooting Myths
Mar 18 • 51 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The media narrative is that mass shootings only happen in the US and that is an out of control situation of epidemic proportions. The truth is much more complicated and we'll talk about it today on The Schmidt Show Podcast. If…
29: Crisis of Credibility
Mar 14 • 56 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The crisis of credibility as it relates to the discussion of science. Often times the term, "anti-science" is thrown about. today we talk about why this term is used and what to do about it when you are accused of it. If you…
28: The Invention of Lying
Mar 4 • 42 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The invention of lying. Are we really surpised when politicians and bureaucrats lie? In this episode we talk about the lies that politicians tell and what we can do about it to stop it. If you are looking for a passionate and…
27: Back from AZ
Feb 25 • 52 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The Schmidt Show Podcast is back from Arizona and we just thought we'd ramble a little about the stories of the week. We take a call from Chas from New York who's considering becoming Chas from North Carolina. All in all a fun…
26: Could Ivanka be the next George W?
Feb 18 • 51 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Could Ivanka Trump be the next George W? I'm certainly not ready to make any endorsements for the 2024 election cycle, heck I am not even ready to make any endorsements for 2020. But in today's world of familial politics I…
25: It’s Not Green, It’s Not New, and it is not a Deal
Feb 11 • 63 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show The Green New Deal is a lie from top to bottom, beginning to end. Even the title; it's not about being "green," it really isn't anything "new," and sure as heck isn't a deal. In this weeks episode we break it down for you and…
24: Candidates and Governors and Racism! Oh My!
Feb 4 • 60 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Cory Booker, Ralph Northam, and more. Today we talk a little about presidential politics and a little about identity politics. Who is a front runner and can who can beat Trump in 2020. Or is it even possible to defeat him? If…
23: Hats, Hoods, and History
Jan 27 • 67 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Make sure to listen all the way through the episode, even after the outro music for an exciting announcement. On today's episode, we discuss the real history of the Democrat Party. The left would have you believe that the MAGA…
22: Oscar Wilde and Idiocracy
Jan 21 • 52 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Oscar Wilde, way back in 1889 said, "Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life”. It seems like we are racing toward the world we see in the movie "Idiocracy." We tell boys that it's bad to be manly and masculine and we…
21: Stories from the Border
Jan 14 • 45 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This week we focus once again on the border. We are joined by a retired border patrol agent who gives us the lowdown about border security and why it matters. If you are looking for a passionate and engaging look at politics…
20: The Immigration Red Herring
Jan 6 • 53 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show In this week's episode we will be talking about why so much of what is being talked about in the news regarding immigration, the border wall, and the governemnt shutdown is little more than a bunch of red herrings. We do our…
Special Episode: Every Day Carry
Jan 3 • 63 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Today, was a fun episode on EDC. Not just me and the HIG, we are also joined by special guest Matt O. We spend an hour just barely scratching the surface of EDC but there is still a pile of information for anyone who is…
19: Netflix and Shutdown
Dec 31, 2018 • 63 min
Support The Schmidt ShowLinks:Netflix says more than 45 million accounts have watched ‘Bird Box’ - CNN — The streaming service on Friday said more than 45 million “accounts” have watched the Sandra Bullock-led film in its first week of release, the “best…
18: Boy Scouts, Bankruptcy, and Border Patrol
Dec 17, 2018 • 60 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Today we talk about the Boy Scouts and the revelation that they are considering filing bankruptcy. We talk about the crisis of mnahood our culture is facing. We alos planned to talk about Obamacare, the government shutdown, and…
SPECIAL EDITION: James Peppe for President 2020
Dec 13, 2018 • 38 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show James Peppe – his closest friends just call him Pep – is a regular American, NOT a professional politician or wealthy celebrity. He is a small business owner, licensed financial and our guest this hour on The Schmidt Show.…
17: Drain the Swamp or Just Move the Wetlands
Dec 10, 2018 • 56 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Today we talk about whether or not a blind squirrel has found a nut or if the blind squirrel is just a nut. Is it possible to drain the swamp or do we simply run the risk of draining it into a different swamp. We also took a…
16: Do we need a new “New World”
Dec 3, 2018 • 68 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Somewhat of a meandering discussion of race and the founding principles of the United States, the dangers of the destruction of the nuclear family, and race and how it relates to socioeconomic status. It was a bit disjointed…
15: Enemy of the People?
Nov 26, 2018 • 65 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Is the media the enemy of the people? What about if they intentonally mislead the people? What about if they ignore important stories that people need to know about? It may be time to start taking an objective look at this…
14: Prison - Punitive or Protective?
Nov 19, 2018 • 74 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Should prison be punitive or protective? The criminal reform bill being discussed right now is not what it purports to be listen in to find out what it is really all about. If you are looking for a passionate and engaging look…
13: Potheads and Protestors
Nov 12, 2018 • 68 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show What happened with the election last week? We'll break it down, talking about what happened in MN and around the country. Also what happened with marijuana and why no protests this year? If you are looking for a passionate and…
12: Who should you vote for?
Nov 5, 2018 • 76 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show I am often asked, "Who should I vote for?" So every year on my terrestrial I usually go through my local ballot. However with a wider audience on the podcast we will simply give some pointers on hwo to make decisions for…
11: Rhetoric and Response
Oct 29, 2018 • 79 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show In recent days and weeks we've been told over and over again to tone down the rhetoric. I would suggest that this may actually be just more rhetoric and I would suggest a different tactic. If you are looking for a passionate…
10: Why do borders matter?
Oct 22, 2018 • 59 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Caravans, immigration, and why do borders matter. On this episode I break down the importance of borders and why they matter. I also give a simple 3 step process to dealing with the issue of immigration in the US. If you are…
9: Triggered!!
Oct 8, 2018 • 77 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show TRIGGERED!!! Today we are going touch on a hodge-podge of topics. There isn't much more to be said but it is going to be a fun episode. Noah Chelliah from the Ask Noah Show joins me as well. If you are looking for a passionate…
8: Dr. Arnold Kling - Is Poverty Noble
Oct 1, 2018 • 71 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Economist Dr. Arnold Kling joins The Schmidt Show podcast this week We talk about the myth that there is inherent nobility in poverty. Dr Kling enlightens me on the subject and gives me another way to look at things. We alaso…
7: Paul Jones and The Myth of Population Quotas
Oct 1, 2018 • 65 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show We open the show with a short discussion of the myth of the patriarchy and industry quotas. We then jump into an interview with Paul M. Jones. He is an internataionally recognized expert in the PHP programming language and a…
6: Kavanaugh Confirmation Timeline
Sep 24, 2018 • 64 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Today we break down the timeline of the Kavanaugh nomination and of course go off on a few tangents as well. There is a lot of material we didnt have time to cover as well, some of which will be linked in the show notes. If you…
5: Story time with Steve
Sep 12, 2018 • 69 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Steve Drees joins me on The Schmidt Show Podcast to tell his story. If you ever wondered about the issues of adoption and life and family this is without a doubt a must listen episode. If you are looking for a passionate and…
4: Kavanaugh and then some
Sep 10, 2018 • 72 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show North Dakota State Senator Janne Myrdal joins the show today to talk about the Kavanaugh hearings which she attended. We also venture down all sorts of rabbit trails. It's always interesting to talk about subjects when you are…
3: Men Be Men and Women be Women
Aug 28, 2018 • 79 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Today we talk about South Africa and ICE. We also kind of chase feminism down a rabbit trail. We also touch, a little bit, on the John McCain and Aretha Franklin funerals. We had a small glitch with the audio recording so we…
2: Russian Collusion, John McCain, and Murder/Suicide
Aug 22, 2018 • 65 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show This week we are going to begin the deep dive looking into all of the hullabaloo surrounding all of the news about Russian collusion. The investiagtion is like the energizer bunny and it just keeps going and going and going.…
1: Free Speech and Senate Races
Aug 20, 2018 • 72 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show There seems to be an increased effort to limit fee speech these days, but is that really what is going on? We talk about what free speech is and what it means and we also do an interview with Congressman Kevin Cramer from North…
0: Welcome to The Schmidt Show
Aug 13, 2018 • 66 min
Welcome to The Schmidt Show Welcome to The Schmidt Show! This is a new venture for me and I am excited to see where it will go. The inagural episode is a simply a fun and light discussion about what you can expect from the podcast. Noah Chelliah from the…