Recorded, this afternoon, Peter Robinson and Avik Roy (from the United lounge at SFO) discuss the aftermath of the AHCA collapse.

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The Washington Post’s Robert Costa has been on the front lines of the campaign since day one. His coverage of the Donald Trump has been a must read since he entered the race. Bob chatted with Rob Long earlier today about how the campaign will handle the last three weeks of the campaign.

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Peter Robinson and Paul; Rahe discuss Paul’s new book The Spartan Regime: Its Character, Origins, and Grand StrategyAnd yes, they talk about the election too.

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Screen-Shot-2013-09-14-at-12.07.41-PMTV’s Andy is Levy is the “ombudsman” of Fox News’ Red Eye with Tom Shillue.

In this In Conversation, he and Rob Long discuss the current state of TV, what makes a good Red Eye panelist, and who decides what topics can (or can’t) be talked about on the show.

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Ricochet contributor Mike Stopa is a nanotechnologist. He’s also a fervent supporter of Donald Trump. He has published nearly a hundred papers on the physics, chemistry and bio-chemistry of very small things. And his main focus has always been: how do we get those small things to work for us?

avatar_1399534801He’s currently teaching graduate chemistry at MIT, consulting for the National Science Foundation and working with a start-up that has developed a new type of computer memory. Until last year he was a Harvard researcher specializing in computation and nanoscience in the Physics Department.

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Kyle Smith is the movie critic for the New York Post, a novelist, and essayist. A writer in Entertainment Weekly described Smith’s film-reviewing style as “an exercise in hilarious hostility.” He has been dubbed “America’s most cantankerous film critic” by The Atlantic magazine.

In this episode of In Conversation, Kyle and Rob discuss being conservatives in a liberal business, the new Star Wars sequel, the problem with Stephen Colbert, and more.

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Paul A. Rahe is Professor of History at Hillsdale College, where he holds an endowed chair, and last year he was a National Fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution. He is author of Republics Ancient and Modern: Classical Republicanism and the American Revolution. His new book is The Grand Strategy of Classical Sparta: The Persian Challenge.

In this episode of In Conversation, Paul and Rob discuss the lessons of the ancient world for today, and the current Presidential race.

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Andrew Klavan is the novelist, screenwriter, columnist and commentator. In this conversation with Rob Long, he discusses how his faith informs his work, how he became a conservative, and a preview of Gosnell, the upcoming movie Andrew wrote about abortion doctor Kermit Gosnell.

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Rob Portman is an American lawyer and the junior United States Senator from Ohio, in office since 2011. Previously he was the Congressman from Ohio’s 2nd District from 1993 to 2005.

In this conversation with Peter Robinson and Rob Long, he discusses the Iran deal, the Pope’s visit, and why he decided to sit this Presidential election cycle out.

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served on the White House staff as director of political affairs under President Ronald Reagan and as deputy assistant to the president for policy planning for President George H. W. Bush. In 2008, Pinkerton was a senior advisor to Mike Huckabee’s presidential campaign. He is a fellow at the New America Foundation in Washington, D.C. and a former columnist for Newsday.

In this conversation with Rob Long, Jim describes his recent health issues and how it has propelled him into the health care policy debate. It’s a very personal journey and a fascinating conversation.

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Bing West is an author and former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs during the Reagan Administration.

A graduate of Georgetown and Princeton Universities, he served in the Marine infantry. He was a member of the Force Recon team that initiated attacks behind North Vietnamese lines.

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Welcome to another in our continuing series of conversations, exclusively produced for Thatcher and Reagan level Ricochet Members.

In this edition Rob Long speaks with Peter Pomerancev, the the author of Nothing Is True and Everything Is Possible: The Surreal Heart of the New Russia

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Welcome to another in our continuing series of conversations, exclusively produced for Thatcher and Reagan level Ricochet Members.

In this episode, Rob Long talks with former Governor of California Pete Wilson. Mr. Wilson has served as the 36th governor of California (1991–1999), a United States Senator (1983–1991), the Mayor of San Diego (1971–1983) and a California State Assemblyman (1967–1971). Wilson is currently a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution, and works as a consultant at the Los Angeles office of Bingham McCutchen LLP, a large, national law firm. In this conversation, Wilson discusses California, past, present, and future, as well as the role the state must play in the upcoming Presidential election in 2016.

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Welcome to another in our continuing series of conversations, exclusive produced for Thatcher and Reagan level Ricochet Members. This month, Peter Robinson and Rob Long sit down with Peter Thiel.

A venture capitalist, and hedge fund manager, Thiel cofounded PayPal with Max Levchin and Elon Musk and served as its CEO. He also cofounded Palantir, of which he is chairman.

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Welcome Ricochet Reagan and Thatcher level members. On our special podcast series In Conversation, we’re featuring a conversation with Chris Ruddy, CEO of NewsMax, one of the most influential conservative news gathering organizations on the web.

In this interview, you’ll hear how Chris has built his business from a newsletter company into a media powerhouse that produces hours of live video each day for the web, the Dish Network, and DirectTV. You’ll also hear his thoughts on the future of journalism on the web, and his surprising thoughts on Bill and Hillary Clinton.

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Welcome to the first in an occasional series of podcast exclusively for Ricochet members. In this conversation, Rob Long and Peter Robinson talk to Dr. Ben Carson about his new book One Nation: What We Can All Do to Save America’s Future

They discuss Dr. Carson’s inspiring personal story, his views on race, education, and of course, health care. And yes, they also discuss Dr. Carson’s future plans, including what he might be doing in 2016.
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