Amity Shlaes is the author of Great Society: A New History, a sweeping revision of our last great period of governmental idealism, the 1960s. She is the presidential scholar at The Kings College in New York, chairs the board of trustees of the Calvin Coolidge Presidential Foundation, and previously wrote bestsellers The Forgotten Man and Coolidge. (You really need to read them all!)

The intro/outro song of the week is “Amity” by Elliot Smith. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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Trump greased the commander of Iran’s Quds Force and terrorist mastermind Qaseem Soleimani. Jon invites Kurt Schlichter to spike the football in the mullahs’ face, propose next steps, and ask why the media and Democrats are rooting for the bad guys. Kurt has authored several books, writes for Townhall Media, and hosts his own podcast, “Unredacted.”

The intro/outro song of the week is “The Queen Is Dead” by The Smiths. And to listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians this year, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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Stephen Miller returns for The Conservatarians’ annual Albums of the Year podcast. Stephen hosts his own podcast on Versus Media. and you can follow him on Twitter here. All 10 songs in our “Best of 2019” list are on Spotify.

The intro/outro song of the week is “Bells” by The Vacant Lots. And to listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians this year, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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While DC dithers, the real action is happening in the states. I attended the States and Nation Policy Summit this week, a conference organized by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). The smartest local and national politicians and policymakers from Florida to Alaska shared how they’re improving the lives of their constituents. Here’s the lineup:

The intro/outro and Jon’s song of the week is “Mainland” by Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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Comedian, author, and commentator Stephen Kruiser joins Jon to discuss impeachment, cybertrucks, and the state of comedy. Check out his new Kruiser Kabana podcast and get his latest book, Straight Outta Feelings: Political Zen in the Age of Outrage.

The intro/outro is “Alone Again Or” by Calexico. Stephen’s song of the week is “Play Me a Hank Song” by Tyler Childers; Jon’s is “Season of Mist” by Dead Horse One. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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Bridget Phetasy is a stand-up comedian, writer, and host of the Walk-ins Welcome podcast you can find right here on Ricochet. She’s written for everyone from the New York Post to being the “Playboy Advisor” for that august magazine. Bridget and Jon discuss the state of comedy, the joys of recovery, and her recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s number-one-rated podcast.

Bridget’s song of the week is “Graveyard” by Devil Makes Three. The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Grey Cell Green” by Ned’s Atomic Dustbin. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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We’ve dragooned (#dragoon) commentator, cigar aficionado, and raconteur Tony Katz to discuss impeachment, Bloomberg entering the race, and what Hoosiers think of Pete Buttigieg. Like him on Facebook and listen to his podcast, “Eat, Drink, Smoke.”

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Step On” by the Happy Mondays. Tony’s song of the week is “Grounds for Divorce” by Elbow. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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The Conservatarians make a huge announcement, share touching words, then tackle Twitter banning political ads while Facebook stands firm (for now).

The intro/outro song and Stephen’s song of the week is “Serve the People” by Handsome Furs. Jon’s song of the week is “Same Old Tricks” by Poppy Jean Crawford. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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Frank J. Fleming is the author of the new novel Hellbender and writer for The Babylon Bee. Follow him on Twitter! Then Stephen and Jon chat about the growing threat of impeachment and how GOP politicians will play it.

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Never Been to Paris” by Capitol. Stephen’s song of the week is “You’re the Only Good Thing in My Life” by Cigarettes After Sex. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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Kimberley Strassel is the author of the new book Resistance (At All Costs): How Trump Haters Are Breaking America and a member of the Wall Street Journal editorial board. Her previous book was the bestseller The Intimidation Game. Then Stephen and Jon chat about Tulsi vs. Hillary and the state of the Dem primary.

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Sally Go Round the Roses” by Medicine. Stephen’s song of the week is “In Your Room” by Airiel. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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One week in, and the NBA keeps making their China kowtow worse. Will the backlash from all sides force American companies to stop taking a knee for the Commies?

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Chopper” by The Hecks. Stephen’s song of the week is “Magic Marker” by Craig Finn. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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What on earth is going on with impeachment, Hunter Biden, Ukrainian investigations, whistleblower form changes, and Australian phone calls — and have voters tuned it out?

The intro/outro song and Stephen’s song of the week is “Sing Along” by Sturgill Simpson. Jon’s song of the week is “Ash Anywhere” by Narrow Head. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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The cosplaying Prime Minister of the Great White North was caught wearing blackface again and again and again. Luckily, the press was busy attacking a now-fired SNL castmember and publishing more fake news about Brett Kavanaugh. Is cancel culture doomed?

The intro/outro song is “Sad Song” by The Cars (RIP, Ric). Stephen’s song of the week is “A Word of Wisdom” by M83. Jon’s song of the week is “Turn Away the Bad Thing” by Ceremony. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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Melania puts her stiletto down and makes Donald ban flavored vapes. And did the third Democratic presidential primary debate change any voters’ minds?

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Heavy Echo” by White Noise Sound. Stephen’s song of the week is “Some Things Last a Long Time” by the late, great Daniel Johnston. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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Trump used a Sharpie on Hurricane Dorian’s tracking map; time for impeachment? Also, David French and Sohrab Ahmari debate federal policy on library drag queens.

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Topographe” by Corridor. Stephen’s song of the week is “Someone to You” by Katie Toupin. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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White liberals really don’t like Dave Chappelle’s latest Netflix special. Will the media cancel the groundbreaking comedian or did he just cancel them? Also, Greta Thunberg gets a hero’s welcome in New York City before speaking to the UN. Why are climate activists exploiting the 16-year-old and where are her parents?

The intro/outro song and Stephen’s song of the week is “Tonight I Have to Leave It” by the Shout Out Louds. Jon’s song of the week is “New Year’s Day” by HTRK. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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The President of the United States tweets The Conservatarians’ Photoshop, finally ensconcing this fine podcast in the National Archives. And why do Democrats call the late David Koch “polarizing” — was it his support for same-sex marriage, criminal justice reform, or legalized weed?

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Change With the Sun” by Soviet Soviet. Stephen’s song of the week is “Stained Glass Slipper” by WHY? To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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“Greenland’s not for sale,” Denmark says, but who discussed money? Jon and Stephen discuss the pros and cons of Trump seizing the frozen island (how hard could it be?) and offer our most likely conspiracy theories regarding Jeffrey Epstein’s death.

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Kill Switch” by Ride. Stephen’s song of the week is “Random Rules” by Bon Iver. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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(Yes, it’s a lousy pun. Sue me.) Jon and Stephen discuss Rep. Joaquin Castro’s doxxing of Trump donors and the media’s encouragement to harass Republicans at least through 2020. The intro/outro song and Stephen’s song of the week is “Margaritas at the Mall” by Purple Mountains. Jon’s song of the week is “Random Rules” by Silver Jews. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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High Priestess Marianne Williamson wins night one of the debates, while Tulsi flays Kamala on night two. Will they make it to the next round? And Josh Hawley’s atrocious bill to babysit Americans’ internet usage.

The intro/outro song and Jon’s song of the week is “Falling Down the Steps of Your Smile” by The New Pornographers. Stephen’s song of the week is “Tired I” by Wy. To listen to all the music featured on The Conservatarians, subscribe to our Spotify playlist!

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