Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - May 10, 2015 - Hr 2

May 10, 2015
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Interview with Dr. Philip Cafaro, author of the new book: "How Many Is Too Many? The Progressive Argument for Reducing Immigration Into the United States." A review of the economic, environmental and cultural concerns facing America which outline a clear case for the limitation of both legal and illegal immigration. Surprisingly, perhaps, progressives and conservatives appear to be finding common ground on the common sense of this most controversial of subjects. Dr. Cafaro is a Professor of Philosophy at Colorado State University.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - May 10, 2015 - Hr 1

May 10, 2015
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This week Hillary Clinton outlines an extreme open borders position on immigration, in direct conflict with her prior statements on the issue. Will this help or hurt her presidential aspirations? Why do only 25% of Americans regard Hillary as "honest and trustworthy"? Meanwhile, a Hispanic-owned BBQ restaurant in Milliken, Colorado announces an upcoming "White Appreciation Day." Controversy has ensued. Is this an appropriate-themed event? Plus celebratory thoughts on a snowy Mother's Day across Colorado. With music and listener calls. 

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - May 3, 2015 - Hr 3

May 3, 2015
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Connecting the dots on “Conservative Populism” Quotes from Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH) on how Republicans can fight for “regular American families.” Is Scott Walker becoming a threat to the Establishment? Plus, this week’s compendium of “irritations” arising from the mind of Jeb Bush. Notes on Immigration in America: A look at public schools in Wichita, Kansas in which 81 languages are now spoken by children in the district. A discussion of birth tourism, birthright citizenship, and fertility trends among illegal immigrants in America. Also, a review of the continuing immigration crisis in Europe and northern Africa, as mournfully depicted in the Arabic song “El Harraga” by the Algerian singer Khaled. Can Western Civilization survive the rest of the century? With music and listener calls.  

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - May 3, 2015 - Hr 2

May 3, 2015
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Interview with Jennifer Kerns, Beltway Correspondent. Socialist Senator Bernie Sanders announces a Democrat challenge to Hillary Clinton. Is Sanders a viable candidate? Will his fundamental “authenticity” expose certain weaknesses in his opponent? Meanwhile, the dodgy Clinton Foundation faces a new round of political problems, as Chelsea Clinton edges into the limelight. A populist Scott Walker gathers momentum in Iowa and New Hampshire. The noble Dr. Ben Carson announces his run for the presidency. Plus, pointed thoughts on the evolving situation in Baltimore. With music and listener calls.

Backbone Radio with Matt Dunn - May 3, 2015 - Hr 1

May 3, 2015
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Conservative “populism” is breaking out across the Republican political landscape. Is a new populist moment at hand? A review of immigration, trade, health care and foreign policy matters through the populist prism. Notes of concern about the increasing influence of “billionaires” in American politics, with a modest proposal for America’s first “Billionaire Debate” in which the middlemen (i.e. the actual candidates) are not invited. Plus, a look at the continued urban unrest in Baltimore. Is the American justice system holding steady, or is an impatient “mob mentality” gaining strength? With music and listener calls.