Showing posts from October, 2019

American View: Wilfred McClay from "Land of Hope"

In this book hour segment, Ben takes an hour to sit down with author, Wilfred McClay, who’s been featured in multiple national news outlets as well as in Imprimis for his new American history textbook titled, “Land of Hope: An Invitation to the Great American Story”. Ben and McClay discuss the deteriorating quality of most textbooks today, and how the American story ought to be told in schools across America.

American View: How Trump caused a media flip-flop on terrorism

President of Americans for Tax Reform, Grover Norquist debates Ben on breaking up monopolies and Ben reveals how Donald Trump had the last laugh after the media botched their response to the killing of ISIS’s founder. Plus, Ben shares a riveting new account of the Obama administration’s efforts to sabotage the Trump presidency before it even began.

American: View: Christian Caruzo from ‘My Socialist Hell: 20 Years of Decay in Venezuela’

Venezuelan citizen and current resident, Christian Caruzo joins Ben and Alex via skype to describe how his life has been turned upside down by socialism. Plus, he shares how the Venezuelan government has begun working with the Chinese to increase surveillance on their citizens.  What can America learn from all this? Ben and Alex break it down for you in the second half. Caruzo’s story is currently being featured in a series of articles on

American View: Syria and the American Founders

Hillsdale professor and author Thomas West joins Ben and Alex to discuss President Trump’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria and the eerily similar view of the American founders on foreign policy. Ben and Alex also go through the highlights of the debate and talk about Project Veritas’ leaked recordings exposing the extreme views of CNN President, Jeff Zucker.

American View: Victor Davis Hanson on Impeachment

Historian and best-selling author of “The Case for Trump”, Victor Davis Hanson joins Ben to discuss impeachment, Donald Trump’s presidency and the Democrats ambitions in the coming years. Listen as Hanson articulates the big picture with details few others offer. Ben also shares his latest project, Where All Trails End. Learn more at

Where All Trails End: Ep. 1 Beginnings

Few know that the Boy Scouts of America is the largest youth organization in the United States. How did that come to be and is the organization still of value today?

In this first episode, Ben Dietderich traces scouting back to its origins. He lays out the important questions this five episode series will answer. Hear about a Camp Parsons staff member who played a critical role in the Apollo 11 moon landing and follow along as Ben introduces you to scouting and the sublime wilderness of the Olympic Peninsula.

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American View: Who is Hunter Biden?

Ben dives into the business dealings of Hunter Biden and describes a timeline of his work with major companies in China, the United States and the Obama Campaign. As a supplement to last week’s episode on the Democrats impeachment process, Ben makes sense of the competing narratives and presents an understanding of the big picture.