Our second episode features live audio from our No Better Friend Corp. forum on fighting Critical Race Theory that we hosted in Dane County in August. Today’s episode is in two parts and features both Mike Gonzalez from the Heritage Foundation and Adam Coleman from Wrong Speak Publishing.

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast: “Fight for America.” Our country’s future is on the line and it’s time to do something about it. In this season, we’ll focus on building a better future for us all by fighting for America.

The first episode of Season 4 features a conversation with Dr. James Lindsay, founder of New Discourses.  Join us as we learn more about the platform he created in 2020 to expose ‘woke ideologies,’ and dive into the crucial differences between the words ‘equality’ and ‘equity.’ We’ll also discuss the individual liberty and freedom that gives ALL Americans an opportunity to succeed – it’s time to have some ‘new discourses’ around the topic of identity politics.

Welcome to Season 4 of The Right Idea Podcast. In this season, we expose the hatred that drives Critical Race Theory while empowering our listeners to fight back with the decency of the human spirit.

Welcome to Season 3 of The Right Idea Podcast. I’m Kevin Nicholson, volunteer president and CEO of No Better Friend Corp. In this season, we’re highlighting the creativity and work ethic behind the businesses that make Wisconsin’s economy go round.

Today’s episode features a conversation with Craig Cook of Fall Line Outfitters. Join us as we learn how his love & passion for the outdoors motivates him each day, how his military career shaped his entrepreneurial outlook, and we’ll even learn which two United States Presidents used to travel to Wisconsin to fly fish in our great state.  If you enjoy Wisconsin’s outdoor beauty and want to support a veteran-owned business – you’ll want to check out Fall Line Outfitters – it’s Wisconsin’s very own fly-fishing destination spot!

Today’s episode features a conversation with Steve Sanders, owner and founder of Falls Coffee Join us as we dive into his inspiration behind starting the business, how his law enforcement background shaped the mission of Falls Coffee, and how the American spirit inspires him to plan for the future.  It’s coffee with a cause!  We hope you’ll take some time to listen here.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO of No Better Friend Corp.
Guest: Steve Sanders
Producer: Darryl Carlson, Executive Director

Today’s episode features a conversation with Rick Leonhard, President and Co-owner of Viking Masek. Viking Masek is a global leader in easy-to-use, reliable packaging machinery and was recently awarded a 2021 Top Workplaces honor by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Welcome to Season 3 of The Right Idea Podcast. In this season, we’re highlighting the creativity and work ethic behind the businesses that make Wisconsin’s economy go round.

Today’s episode features a conversation with Todd Thelen, owner of Slinger Speedway home of the world’s fastest quarter mile asphalt oval. We discussed his lifelong passion for racing, the history behind this legendary racetrack, and how Slinger Speedway adapted to survive in pandemic times.  We hope you’ll take some time to listen here (it’s going to be a heck of a ride!)

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President & CEO of No Better Friend Corp.
Guest: Todd Thelen
Producer: Emelia Rohl, Communications Director

June is National Dairy month and today’s episode features a conversation with the LaClare Family Creamery – a goat farm and creamery operated by Larry and Clara Hedrich.  What started as a hobby and a valuable life lesson for their children has grown into a successful Wisconsin business.

Our conversation ranged from business challenges and regulatory issues to favorite goat products (we even learned about goat yoga during our conversation with the owners!). We hope you’ll take some time to listen.

Today, we’re interviewing Evan Hughes and Pat McQuillan, owners of Central Standard Craft Distillery in Milwaukee.

In today’s episode with Evan and Pat, we’ll hear their story about how a night of enjoying some drinks and brainstorming can develop into a successful Milwaukee brand of liquor.

Today, we’re interviewing John Panetti, President & Owner of Team Industries, North America’s leader in high-quality pipe fabrication – a company located right here in Kaukauna, Wisconsin.

In today’s episode with John, we’ll dive into Team Industries renowned reputation for high-quality manufacturing, the significance of the Keystone Pipeline to national security, and the challenges of adapting a business during an era of pandemic chaos and heavy environmental regulation. It’s an important story, and we know that you’ll learn a lot as you listen.

We’re interviewing Larry and Katyrose Chapman, owners of Summerset Marine, the largest pier manufacturer in Wisconsin. If you’ve enjoyed a summer fishing or boating on a Wisconsin lake, odds are that you’ve utilized one of their piers.

In today’s episode with Larry and Katyrose, we’ll dive into the evolution of their pier business, how they’ve grown, and how they’ve created a successful strategy in an uncertain business climate.

Today, we’re interviewing Marine veteran BJ Ganem, founder of Sierra Delta, a non-profit that pairs veterans with their “life buddies” or therapy dogs.

In today’s episode with BJ, we discuss his service in Afghanistan and Iraq, some of the realities of the VA healthcare system, and the story behind how he founded Sierra Delta to help thousands of veterans find relief and support through adopting dogs.

Today, we’re interviewing Mike Doble, owner of Explorium Brewpub with two locations in Wisconsin, Greendale and the Third Ward neighborhood of Milwaukee.

We’ll dive into the history behind Explorium Brewpub’s location, growing a business during a global pandemic, and how a hobby and love for brewing turned into a successful business.

Today, we’re interviewing Dave Sobleman, owner of the famous Wisconsin burger chain “Sobleman’s” – and our No Better Friend Corp. Team can attest to the fact that there is no better burger or bloody mary in Milwaukee.

In today’s episode with Dave, you’ll hear our conversation, centered on how he built his business, the inspiration behind his famous burgers and bloodies – including the new Giannis Bloody Mary – and how his business has navigated a pandemic.

Today on the final episode of Season 2 of the Right Idea Podcast, we’re introducing you to the force that is the No Better Friend Corp team. We hope you enjoy getting to finally put a face to the name and ideas behind No Better Friend Corp.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President and CEO of No Better Friend Corp.

We sit down with Sam Rogers an army vet who’s served three tours abroad and now advocates for veterans issues through Concerned Veterans for America. He travels the state of Wisconsin giving veterans a positive platform to be heard. We dive into defining limits for our conflicts abroad, advocating for veterans rights- especially in healthcare- and getting to the heart of how we honor service members who have paid the ultimate sacrifice.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President and CEO of No Better Friend Corp.

We sit down with Chris Pope a Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute who’s research centers on health care payment policy. Some of his most recent reports dive into hospital market-regulation, entitlement design, and insurance market reform.  Chris gives us valuable insight on the pitfalls of government-run healthcare, the flaws in our current healthcare system, and practical, conservative solutions for the future.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President and CEO of No Better Friend Corp.

We’re sitting down with long-time Milwaukee Alderman Bob Donovan. If you lived in Milwaukee during Bob’s 20 years of service, you no doubt remember Bob for his common-sense opposition to the Milwaukee streetcar. Our conversation covered everything from the history of Milwaukee, to his time in public service, and a look at some of the positive, common-sense policy initiatives we could implement to improve Milwaukee’s infrastructure and police force.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President and CEO of No Better Friend Corp.

Sue Lynch is a familiar face in Wisconsin politics and has been a Republican activist for decades. Sue’s served as the President of the National Federation of Republican Women, she worked in President Reagan’s administration, she’s a longtime member of AIPAC, and she was even part of President Trump’s Victory Team in Wisconsin. We are so excited to welcome Sue today, and hear her insight on the policy issues that are most important to the people of Wisconsin.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President and CEO of No Better Friend Corp.

No Better Friend Corp. Advisory Board Member and Former Wisconsin Supreme Court Justice Michael Gableman talks with us about the current status of the election in Wisconsin, and about the importance of protecting the validity and accuracy of the election process in our state both today, and well into the future.  It’s an important conversation about maintaining the legitimacy of our governmental institutions.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President and CEO of No Better Friend Corp.

We’re sitting down with Professor John McAdams of Marquette University an outspoken conservative leader on the Marquette campus. Professor McAdams takes a deep dive into the dangers of cancel culture on college campuses and he shares the story behind the Wisconsin Supreme Court’s ruling in his case McAdams v. Marquette.

Host: Kevin Nicholson, President and CEO of No Better Friend Corp.