In today’s American landscape, challenges both internal and external loom large, long neglected by the ruling elite. Representative Scott Perry, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus joins Kevin for a discussion on charting a path to revive the nation. Perry shares invaluable insights from his own journey, revealing how a new generation of steadfast conservatives can reignite America’s vigor—from the corridors of power to grassroots initiatives—revitalizing the country from within and beyond.

 

Heritage’s Chris DeMuth, Brenda Hafera, Delano Squires, Richard Stern, Bridget Weisenberger, Sarah Feldpausch, and Philip Reynolds join Kevin for a special Thanksgiving episode of “The Kevin Roberts Show.”


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Just two years ago, not a single state had universal school choice. Today, nine do.

 

Women’s sports are under attack. No one knows this better than Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines, a twelve-time NCAA All-American and five-time SEC Champion, who spoke out after tying with Lia Thomas, a male, at the NCAA Championships.

 

On October 7th, the world was left stunned by reports of Hamas’ brutal terrorist attacks on Israeli civilians. However, at the very moment when Americans should have rallied around our Jewish allies, our country has experienced a radical rise in vocal antisemitism, especially on college campuses.

 

Every good citizen should come to understand religious liberty. Not just lawyers, not just people who want to go fight about it—fundamentally, it’s a core part of the American commitment.

 

When it comes to the Left’s desire to control American kids, institutions, and government, “expect escalation,” Liz Wheeler writes in her new book, “Hide Your Children: Exposing the Marxists Behind the Attack on America’s Kids.” There is no denying the disastrous result of pandemic policies that shut down America and pushed kids out of the classroom—the latest ACT and NAEP results underscore the crisis.

 

From draconian COVID policies to the woke infiltration of our most vital institutions, the administrative state has destroyed the heart of democracy. President of The American Main Street Initiative, Dr. Jeff Anderson, joins Kevin to discuss why dissolving power away from the DC Swamp and restoring self-governance are crucial to stopping America’s decline.

 

The American public education system is facing significant challenges, including a stark decline in literacy and math performance according to recent NAEP statistics. In response to these pressing concerns—COVID learning loss, Critical Race Theory, disruptive classroom environments, to name a few—parents committed to reform are championing the causes of school choice, homeschooling, and classical education. At the forefront of this conservative education reform movement stands Jeremy Tate, the visionary founder of the Classic Learning Test (CLT).

 

The ominous specter of political persecution and the erosion of constitutional safeguards by U.S. intelligence agencies now loom as genuine threats to the bedrock of our republic. In recent years, both the FBI and the CIA have overstepped their bounds by engaging in unwarranted surveillance of American citizens, particularly those who hold conservative viewpoints. Shockingly, they have even wielded the threat of domestic terrorism investigations against parents who dared to raise their voices during school board meetings.

 

Over the past decade, we’ve witnessed significant shifts in society, from evolving notions of gender and diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives to immigration policies and government spending. Left-wing ideologies have increasingly shaped our national discourse, leaving many everyday Americans feeling unheard and unrepresented.

 

Retired Special Forces Officer, career public servant, and principal architect of the historic Abraham Accords, Robert Greenway, joins Kevin to discuss conservative national defense priorities.

 

This back-to-school season, parents across the country have something new on their supply list: agency over their child’s education.

 

After state decades of economic divide, a domineering central government, and political apathy, the state of Louisiana is emerging into a new era. Ahead lies a road unfettered by policy encumbrances of the past—an exit from the 100-year-long “rule of Huey Long,” according to this week’s guest and CEO of the Pelican Institute, Daniel Erspamer.

 

In the midst of Biden’s chaotic withdrawal from Afghanistan, 13 Americans were killed outside Kabul’s Karzai International Airport. Since then, a humanitarian catastrophe has swept the country and the Biden administration has failed to take accountability for the likely avoidable airport tragedy. After 20 years of fighting, and thousands of soldiers killed in action, Biden sold out Afghanistan to the Taliban with a stroke of his pen. In the wake of the U.S. withdrawal, millions of Afghanis are at risk of persecution by the Taliban and Al-Qaeda has a fertile breeding ground once again.

Jorge Hidalgo, the gold star parent of 1st Lt. Daren Hidalgo, is the latest guest on The Kevin Roberts Show. Daren, a graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, was stationed in Afghanistan when his unit was stumbled into an improvised explosive device (IED) that resulted in Daren being killed in action.

In 2019, the University of Pennsylvania’s swim team informed its female athletes that Lia Thomas, a man formerly known as William Thomas, would be competing alongside them. But the consequences of the university’s decision wouldn’t be limited to unfair competition. Although Thomas’ teammates were told he would use separate locker-room facilities, he was instead allowed to use the same locker-room as the rest of the team, subjecting the all-female group to changing clothes in front of a man. This incident, and the University of Pennsylvania’s intense crackdown on dissent, sparked many of its athletes to come forward and advocate for the future of women’s sports.

Paula Scanlan, a former University of Pennsylvania swimmer and teammate of Thomas, is the latest guest on The Kevin Roberts Show. Inspired by the injustice that she and her fellow Penn teammates suffered, Scanlan now spends her time making sure that the future of women’s sports is safe, and that no one has to go through her experience ever again.

The Left is engaged in total war against American energy. Armed with lies and faulty science, they are wholly committed to the destruction of our nations reliable energy resources, putting our national security, prosperity, and way of life at risk. Funded by billions of dollars from so-called green energy, leftist politicians have told Americans for years that their world is on the brink of destruction. And yet… we’re all still here.

 

Americans expect their prosecutors to prosecute crimes. After all, it’s in their title. Unfortunately, that is no longer the norm around many of America’s once-great cities. An insidious new movement, funded by radical leftist George Soros, has bankrolled District Attorneys across the nation who have turned safe communities into war zones by refusing to bring criminals to justice.

Cully Stimson, a senior legal fellow at Heritage, former federal prosecutor, and retired Navy JAG with 30 years of service to our nation, is the latest guest on The Kevin Roberts Show. Stimson is also the author of the new book “Rogue Prosecutors: How Radical Soros Lawyers Are Destroying America’s Communities.”

The Soviet Union fell in 1991, and with it fell the shadow of global communism. But while Americans breathed a collective sigh of relief at the thought of communism’s demise, a new conspiracy developed at home. Hiding behind a veil of “progressivism,” today’s communists have infiltrated many of the institutions that Americans cherish and use their newfound power to control and regulate the actions of everyday Americans.

 

President Ronald Reagan once famously said that freedom is never more than one generation away from extinction. For many Americans, it feels as if that time has come. The radical Left, led by the Biden administration, has put forward the most progressive and out-of-touch agenda in American history; the American people have had enough.