15 episodes

Welcome to A Bold Plan for America, the podcast created to educate our citizens about the biggest issues we face and encourage our leaders to make decisions that are in the best long-term interest of the United States. 

The importance of an informed citizenship has never been higher than in today’s environment of misinformation. On this podcast we break down America’s biggest problems and provide nonpartisan, fact-based solutions on how we can solve them. 

Tune in to get informed and please share to help educate America. 

“A small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead

See A Bold Plan for America for citations: https://aboldplan.com/download/ABoldPlanforAmerica.pdf 

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Welcome to A Bold Plan for America, the podcast created to educate our citizens about the biggest issues we face and encourage our leaders to make decisions that are in the best long-term interest of the United States. 

The importance of an informed citizenship has never been higher than in today’s environment of misinformation. On this podcast we break down America’s biggest problems and provide nonpartisan, fact-based solutions on how we can solve them. 

Tune in to get informed and please share to help educate America. 

“A small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.” - Margaret Mead

See A Bold Plan for America for citations: https://aboldplan.com/download/ABoldPlanforAmerica.pdf 

    How to Fix Gun Violence in America

    How to Fix Gun Violence in America

    This is an urgent call for change! Gun violence is having a devastating impact on American society. In this episode, Burke argues that the U.S. must address this crisis to save lives and reduce its massive economic toll. Key points include:The staggering human and financial costs of gun violence: 45,000 deaths and $557 billion annuallyDebunking misconceptions about the Second AmendmentProposing concrete solutions, including:Banning assault weapons and extended magazinesImplementing a gun buyb...

    • 11 min
    Administer a Responsible Foreign Policy

    Administer a Responsible Foreign Policy

    How can the U.S. can maintain global leadership while addressing its national debt through smarter foreign policy and defense priorities? In this episode, Burke explores this topic and proposes:Streamlining the military-industrial complex to cut $200 billion annually from defense spendingExpanding soft power initiatives like the Peace CorpsUsing military intervention judiciouslySetting a positive example on global issuesBurke challenges leaders to treat citizens as "adults" capable of underst...

    • 13 min
    Debate Aftermath: Where Does America Go From Here?

    Debate Aftermath: Where Does America Go From Here?

    In an emergency podcast going into the 4th of July weekend, JB discusses the debate, where America goes from here, and more:• Debate recap, winners, losers, and thoughts• Should Biden step down, and what should the Democrats do?• What should the Republican Party do?To download your free copy of A Bold Plan for America: https://aboldplan.com/book/For quizzes, blogs, and more content visit: https://aboldplan.com/

    • 19 min
    Simon Sinek & John Burke: How to Overcome the Obstacles America Faces

    Simon Sinek & John Burke: How to Overcome the Obstacles America Faces

    I recently had the honor of being a guest on Simon Sinek's podcast "A Bit of Optimism." During our conversation, we discussed the critical issues facing our nation and the lack of visionary leadership and comprehensive plans from political candidates to address them. As I shared with Simon, I am deeply concerned about the challenges we face - from the staggering national debt and threat of climate change, to the shortcomings of our healthcare system and long-term viability of Social Secu...

    • 9 min
    Right-Size Defense Spending

    Right-Size Defense Spending

    America needs to drastically rein in defense spending to tackle the $33 trillion national debt. In this episode, Burke proposes a "simplification plan" to streamline the bloated military-industrial complex, close redundant global bases, and scale back nuclear arsenal costs. Burke argues that the U.S. can increase capabilities while slashing the current $800 billion defense budget by $200 billion annually through smart prioritization. Challenging the next president to treat citizens as "adults...

    • 13 min
    Reform Congress

    Reform Congress

    In this episode, Burke shines a light on the corroding influence of money in congressional campaigns and lobbying efforts. He argues for sweeping reforms, including eliminating the Senate filibuster, ending partisan gerrymandering, canceling congressional pensions, and imposing term limits via a constitutional amendment. He advocates giving the president line-item veto power as a fiscal check on excessive spending bills from Congress.To download your free copy of A Bold Plan for America: http...

    • 17 min

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