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Two young conservatives having conversations with people who are in the arena of ideas.

In The Trenches Podcast Seth Root and J Cal Davenport

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Two young conservatives having conversations with people who are in the arena of ideas.

    Episode 78: The Soul of Politics: Harry Jaffa and the Fight for America w/Glenn Ellmers

    Episode 78: The Soul of Politics: Harry Jaffa and the Fight for America w/Glenn Ellmers

    Glenn Ellmers, who has previously been on In The Trenches Podcast, has recently written a book called, The Soul of Politics: Harry Jaffa and the Fight for America. Seth decided to sit down with the Claremont Institute scholar to talk about The Founding, Equality, East Coast v West Coast Straussians divide, and why politics matter. 


     


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    • 54 min
    Episode 77: The Time to Fund New Universities is Now w/Prof. James M. Patterson

    Episode 77: The Time to Fund New Universities is Now w/Prof. James M. Patterson

    In this episode, Seth and Cal sat down with Professor James M. Patterson of Ava Maria College who wrote a popular piece in Law & Liberty about how center-right folks must start anew when it comes to higher education. 

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    • 50 min
    Episode 76: Natural Law and The Constitution w/Prof. Hadley Arkes & Garrett Snedeker

    Episode 76: Natural Law and The Constitution w/Prof. Hadley Arkes & Garrett Snedeker

    In this episode, Seth sat down with JWI's own Hadley Arkes & Garrett Snedeker to talk about the principles before the Constitution and how those principles helped inform it. Then they transition to some issues of the day, and Seth asks both of his guests how they would use Natural Law to deal with things like free speech and abortion. 

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    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 75: No Retreat

    Episode 75: No Retreat

    In this episode, Seth and Cal talk about the disastrous pullout in Afghanistan and how there should be some resignations inside the Biden Administration while also talking about the state of the conservative movement. 


     


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    • 1 hr 9 min
    Episode 74: Rankest Punditry w/Chris Queen

    Episode 74: Rankest Punditry w/Chris Queen

    In this episode, Seth brought in his friend Chris Queen, who was a writer from the Resurgent days, as a guest host to talk about Andrew Cuomo's resignation and impeachment charges, Biden's response to COVID-19, and about the rethinking inside the conservative movement when it comes to economics. 


     


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    The articles: 

    https://www.cnbc.com/2021/08/13/new-york-state-assembly-will-suspend-cuomo-impeachment-investigation-after-resignation.html


    https://apnews.com/article/lifestyle-joe-biden-business-health-travel-caae4c9b16be16c4ad43500fb240b801


    https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/08/blm-narrative-induces-blacks-to-resist-vaccine.php


    https://www.powerlineblog.com/archives/2021/08/it-was-40-years-ago-today.php


     

    • 59 min
    Episode 73: What Happened to David French?

    Episode 73: What Happened to David French?

    In this episode, Seth and Cal talk about David French's new piece, making us wonder what the hell happened to him? We also talk about the new Dune trailer and what we expect from the movie. Seth also recommends that the listeners watch on Amazon Prime, The Tomorrow War, which stars Chris Pratt. 


     


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    • 1 hr 13 min

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