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The Townhall Review is a one-stop-shop for relevant news and intelligent analysis from the leading talk show hosts in the nation: Hugh Hewitt, Dennis Prager, Mike Gallagher,  Sebastian Gorka, and Charlie Kirk.

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Target and Bud Light: Paying a Price for Woke Capitalism

Friday, June 2

This week on Townhall Review – June 3, 2023 Joe Piscopo is joined by Mike Davis to discuss the Supreme Court's ruling against EPA overreach, potential regulatory implications, and the effect of Biden's judicial appointments on court balance. They highlight the need to protect citizens' rights and judicial integrity. Dennis Prager chats with Lorie Smith, owner of 303 Creative, and Kellie Fiedorek, government affairs director for Alliance Defending Freedom, to dig into Colorado's controversial law that could crack down on artistic freedom. As Smith's Supreme Court case looms, they highlight its potential impact on free speech, personal liberties, and government control. Hugh Hewitt and Mollie Hemingway, editor-in-chief at The Federalist, talk about the fallout from Bud Light's controversial actions. They explore the risks corporations face when adopting political stances in their marketing and the need for accountability in advertising strategies. Trish Regan reviews the big drops in Target's and Anheuser-Busch's stock prices, seeing consumer backlash against their radical strategies. Regan outlines how controversial socio-political stances can impact a company's financial performance and public image. Dennis Prager welcomes George Glider, author of the new book "Life After Capitalism: The Meaning of Wealth, the Future of the Economy, and the Time Theory of Money," to dive into American capitalism's transformation, the promise of an information economy, and the societal effects of secularism, reminding that innovation is one of our strong traditional values.

Reparations Math: When the Numbers Just Don't Add Up | Dan Proft with Ian Rowe

Tuesday, May 30

In this episode, Dan Proft talks with Ian Row, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, about the divisive influence of the 1619 Project's curriculum, the alarming trend of self-censorship among students, and the critical role of school choice in providing a balanced education. 👉Follow Dan on Twitter 👉Follow Ian on Twitter

The Price of Freedom: A Memorial Day Special | Joe Piscopo with Gen. Keith Kellogg

Monday, May 29

In this special Memorial Day episode, Joe Piscopo is joined by Lieutenant General Keith Kellogg (Ret.), a distinguished Vietnam War veteran and former National Security Advisor to Vice President Mike Pence. As we commemorate those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation, General Kellogg reflects on his own experiences in Vietnam, the meaning of Memorial Day from a soldier's perspective, and the enduring impact of this day on his life and service.  👉Follow Joe on Twitter 👉Follow Gen. Kellogg on Twitter

DeSantis Makes It Official

Friday, May 26

This week on Townhall Review – May 27, 2023 Joe Piscopo and veteran economist Stephen Moore analyze the upcoming U.S. debt ceiling negotiations. They cover the artificial 'June 1st deadline' and the likelihood of a default. Charlie Kirk welcomes Florida Congressman Byron Donald to discuss the debt ceiling negotiations. They discuss potential strategic moves, advocate for significant budget cuts, and critique President Biden's handling of the situation. Governor Ron DeSantis launches his 2024 presidential campaign on Twitter Spaces with Elon Musk, pledging to revive America, end the culture of losing, and bring sanity back to the nation, promising victory and effective governance if nominated. Jenna Ellis chats with 2024 Republican Presidential candidate Ron DeSantis about his defense of religious freedoms in Florida and his commitment to pro-life legislation, including the Heartbeat Protection Act. Bob Frantz talks with Ohio Congressman Jim Jordan, chair of the Weaponization Committee, about the retaliation against FBI whistleblowers who exposed governmental overreach. Sebastian Gorka and historian Niall Ferguson discuss Ferguson's article in The Spectator titled "Trump's second act: he can still win, in spite of everything." They discuss Trump's resilience, the burgeoning administrative state, education politicization, and the waning scientific method, offering insights into Trump's potential political future and the societal issues at play.

On The Brink: America's Debt Ceiling | Todd Starnes with Rep. Scott Perry

Tuesday, May 23

In this episode, Todd Starnes is joined by Pennsylvania Congressman Scott Perry, Chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, to discuss the looming debt ceiling crisis, the fiscal responsibility involved, and the possible impact on Americans amidst these critical negotiations. 👉Follow Todd on Twitter 👉Follow Rep. Scott Perry on Twitter

Brand Betrayal: The Wake-Up Call for Patriotic Consumers | Officer Tatum

Monday, May 22

In this episode, Brandon Tatum slams the rise of corporate 'wokeness,' questioning its impact on societal norms and individual health. He critically dissects the intersection of corporate support for LGBTQ+, mental health, body positivity, and its betrayal of traditional consumer values. 👉Follow Officer Tatum on Twitter 👉Subscribe to The Officer Tatum on YouTube

The Durham Report

Friday, May 19

This week on Townhall Review – May 20, 2023 Hugh Hewitt turns to Mollie Hemingway, Editor-in-Chief at The Federalist, to discuss the Durham Report, the FBI's bias, and the urgent need for change within the agency. Andrew Wilkow is joined by Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan, Chair of the Judiciary Committee, to pick apart the Durham Report's findings on the FBI's actions in the 2016 election. They scrutinize the misuse of the flawed dossier and shed light on the Judiciary Committee's key role in safeguarding against future government abuses. Todd Starnes and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz slam U.S. immigration under President Biden, discuss policy missteps and humanitarian crises, and present strategies for regaining control at the border. Hugh Hewitt chats with Wisconsin Rep. Mike Gallagher, chair of the House Select Committee on China, to examine China's potential aggression toward Taiwan, the West's underestimated risks, and the implications of economic engagement without addressing China's hostility. Dennis Prager talks with Peachy Keenan, a pseudonym for a writer and mother living deep behind enemy lines. Peachy has a new book coming out next month: "Domestic Extremist: A Practical Guide to Winning the Culture War."

Manhood: The Masculine Virtues America Needs | Charlie Kirk and Sen. Josh Hawley

Thursday, May 18

In this episode, Charlie Kirk is joined by Missouri Sen. Josh Hawley to discuss his new book, "Manhood: The Masculine Virtues America Needs." They explore the pivotal role of masculine virtues in America's future, delving into topics of manhood, responsibility, and leadership while discussing the intersection of personal character and societal freedom. 👉Follow Charlie on Twitter 👉Follow Sen Josh Hawley on Twitter

The Inconvenient Truths of Renewable Energy | Michele Tafoya with Dr. Patrick Moore

Tuesday, May 16

In this episode, Michele Tafoya is joined by Dr. Patrick Moore, a co-founder of Greenpeace and now a director at the CO2 Coalition, to discuss the often overlooked shortcomings of renewable energy sources like wind and solar, from infrastructural challenges to disposal concerns. They talk about the promise of nuclear power and debunk common misconceptions, revealing the harsh realities behind the "green" revolution. 👉Follow Michele on Twitter 👉Follow Dr. Patrick Moore on Twitter

Biden’s Border Crisis and Budget Crisis

Friday, May 12

This week on Townhall Review – May 13, 2023 Hugh Hewitt is joined by Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise, House Majority Leader, to discuss the urgent need for bipartisan action on the U.S. debt ceiling. Scalise criticizes the current administration's approach, calling for severe proposals and lamenting missed opportunities for negotiation. Larry O’Connor and Ken Cuccinelli, former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security under President Trump, delve into the escalating crisis of illegal immigration under the Biden administration, examining its consequences on national security, economic integrity, and the rule of law. Andrew Wilkow and David Harsanyi, of the Federalist, discuss ethical violations against Justices Clarence Thomas and Neil Gorsuch, the Democrats' politicization of the Supreme Court, its use as a 'super-legislature,' and concerns over Democrats prioritizing Roe v. Wade over constitutional amendments. Hugh Hewitt chats with Former U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley, also a 2024 Republican Presidential candidate. They discuss pressing international issues: the new Chinese foreign secretary's threats, the looming China-Taiwan conflict, the effectiveness of U.S. foreign policy, and the recent violence in Israel. Hugh Hewitt speaks with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on the "Red State 100 Days," highlighting the transformative actions that are reshaping Florida's legislative agenda.

Behind the Smoke: Marijuana's Destruction of Urban America | Seth Leibsohn with Dr. Kevin Sabet

Thursday, May 11

In this episode, Seth Leibsohn is joined by Dr. Kevin Sabet, President & CEO of Smart Approaches to Marijuana. They discuss the influence of marijuana legalization on cartels, debunk social justice myths, and explore the deteriorating conditions of urban neighborhoods due to widespread marijuana use. They delve into these interconnected issues and the potential risks of addiction. 📰 Read 'This is America's Surprising Youth Drug Crisis,' an opinion piece by Dr. Kevin Sabet for Fox News. 👉Follow Seth on Twitter 👉Follow Dr. Kevin Sabet on Twitter

Title 42: A Ticking Time Bomb at the Southern Border | Joe Piscopo with Thomas Homan

Tuesday, May 9

In this episode, Joe Piscopo is joined by Thomas Homan, Former Acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency, to discuss the grave consequences of Title 42 ending this week, its effect on border security, and the striking increase in undocumented migrants crossing into the U.S., along with tragic incidents such as the one in Brownsville, Texas. 👉Follow Joe on Twitter

Crime and Race: How the Media Misleads Us | Carl Jackson with Heather Mac Donald

Monday, May 8

In this episode, Carl Jackson is joined by Heather Mac Donald of the Manhattan Institute and author of "When Race Trumps Merit" to confront the media's skewed portrayal of interracial violence and the role race plays in crime statistics. They also discuss the harmful consequences of government failures in addressing crime and vagrancy and the urgent need to acknowledge harsh realities to effectively tackle the root causes of these pressing issues.  👉Follow Carl on Twitter 👉Follow Heather on Twitter