Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 29, 2015 - Hr 3

March 29, 2015
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Further conversation with Charles Johnson. Then, our interview with Jennifer Kerns, Beltway Correspondent. Maybe Hillary Clinton will not survive the present email scandal? Will Sen. Chuck Schumer take over for the departing Harry Reid? Plus, further thoughts on the very sad situation in Longmont. Coloradoan Tim Knight earns a spot on the NRA Board of Directors. Also, musings on the sale of the Tattered Cover bookstore, as Casa Bonita becomes a historic landmark. With music and listener calls.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 29, 2015 - Hr 2

March 29, 2015
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First-Half: A tongue-in-cheek review of Denver's current "public urination" crisis. We review the situation and ponder possible solutions, as the national media takes an increasingly unflattering look at Denver. Second-Half: Interview with Charles Johnson of GotNews.com. Is Ted Cruz a viable candidate for President? Will Sen. Bob Menendez face indictment? Why is Harry Reid set to retire from the Senate? Are college kids excessively "politically correct" these days? With music and listener calls.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 29, 2015 - Hr 1

March 29, 2015
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The egregious Dynel Lane will not be charged with homicide in Boulder County. Is this "justice" for Michelle Wilkins of Longmont, who lost her child after being attacked while 8 months pregnant? Why is Colorado one of only 12 states in which Lane cannot be designated a murderer? Analysis of some misguided comments from Rep. Gordon Klingenschmitt of Colorado Springs. Also, a review of Jeb Bush's relationship to former Secretary of State James Baker. Is Jeb showing "backbone" here? Plus, Garth Brooks plays nine shows in Denver. With music and listener calls.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 22, 2015 - Hr 3

March 22, 2015
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Continued interview with Jennifer Kerns, Beltway Correspondent. Author Camille Paglia dresses down Hillary Clinton with some very sharp language. Thoughts on President Obama's "mandatory voting" trial balloon. Do our establishment "experts" in foreign policy really have that much expertise? Might a foreign policy novice -- such as Ben Carson or Scott Walker -- have certain inbuilt advantages? On G.K. Chesterton, Michel Houellebecq and the Islamicization of Europe. Plus vignettes on child-rearing. With music and listener calls. 

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 22, 2015 - Hr 2

March 22, 2015
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Interview with Charles C.W. Cooke, author of "The Conservatarian Manifesto: Libertarians, Conservatives, and the Fight for the Right's Future." Can conservatives and libertarians find ways to work together to energize the Republican Party? Though the GOP now appears ascendant, is it more divided than we may realize? Should the GOP stop discussing social issues? Is there potential for an American "Nigel Farage" figure to lead a UKIP-like populist movement in America? Plus, first segment of interview with Jennifer Kerns, Beltway Correspondent. Ted Cruz readies to announce his campaign for president. With music and listener calls.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 22, 2015 - Hr 1

March 22, 2015
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Jeb Bush proclaims he's showing "backbone" in sticking to his positions on amnesty and Common Core. But is his backbone in the right place? Is Jeb a "joyful" candidate, or a surprisingly "angry" one? Meanwhile, Sen. Jeff Sessions stands up for American workers as he takes on billionaire Mark Zuckerberg. Why do American elites favor  open borders, going against the will of the American people? Plus Obama floats the concept of mandatory voting in America, Starbucks abandons its "Race Together" campaign, and we discover the German Barry Manilow. With music and listener calls.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 15, 2015 - Hr 3

March 15, 2015
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Interview with Jennifer Kerns. Thoughts on the Steve House victory over Ryan Call in the race for Colorado GOP Chair. A review of the still-percolating Hillary Clinton secret emails scandal. Does it have legs? Mayor Rahm Emmanuel of Chicago may be headed for defeat in his upcoming election. On the ludicrous flap over the American Flag at the University of California, Irvine. Notes from the gravestones of John Keats, Percy Bysshe Shelley and Antonio Gramsci in Rome. On the prospects for war with Iran. Plus music and listener calls. 

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 15, 2015 - Hr 2

March 15, 2015
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Interview with Allan Ryskind, author of "Hollywood Traitors: Agents of Stalin, Allies of Hitler." Were the blacklisted "Hollywood Ten" victims or thugs? Why does Hollywood continue to idolize them? Was Casablanca a film of pro-Soviet propaganda? Was Colorado-born Dalton Trumbo a communist? On Karl Marx v. Groucho Marx. On the legacy of Ronald Reagan. Plus music and listener calls.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 15, 2015 - Hr 1

March 15, 2015
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Steve House defeats Ryan Call for Colorado GOP Chair. Will this help unify the Republican Party? Celebrating "3.141592653" with a tribute to "Pi Day." Is pizza a right-wing food product? Sen. David Vitter moves to eliminate "birthright citizenship" in America. Will the Senate follow his lead? Discussion of Sen. Tom Cotton's letter to the Iranian mullahs. Good or bad idea? Plus a review of Friday night's Dwight Yoakam concert in Pueblo. With music and listener calls.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - Mar 8, 2015-hr3

March 8, 2015
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Further conversation with Jennifer Kerns. A cliffhanger for Obamacare at the Supreme Court in the King v. Burwell arguments. Is Scott Walker ready for prime time? On Marine Le Pen in France, leader of the National Front, who now tops French polls. Is this Le Pen's moment? Why has she scheduled a meeting with Madonna? Meanwhile, the future of the European Union looks increasingly precarious. Plus music and listener calls.