The Truth Quest Podcast

The Truth Quest Podcast is a treasure map to the truth in the arenas of politics, public policy, economics and Christianity.

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The purpose of this episode is, not only to summarize Ben Shapiro's book, How to Destroy America in Three Easy Steps, but to help you recognize the agenda and tactics used by the Disintegrationists - ...
September 14, 2020
August 2020 was rather tame when compared to recent months but it still had plenty to offer including: the DNC and RNC national conventions, George Floyd, Trump executive orders, Coronavirus, and cont...
September 2, 2020
Joe Biden recently selected California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. You may be wondering why I would spend any time talking about someone who, if history is any guide, will be a footnote...
August 20, 2020
If you asked 100 people if they think America is healthy culturally, financially, spiritually, educationally, racially, or constitutionally, I am willing to bet a large majority would respond in the n...
August 10, 2020
Another eventful month with Supreme Court opinions, lots of wokeness and virtue signaling on display, some news on the George Floyd front, the controversy over reopening schools and, of course, Covid,...
August 3, 2020
Have you noticed an overwhelming level of opposition to reopening schools in the corporate press and among many Democrats nationwide? Why is that? Why is there so much hysteria from the lockdowns-are-...
July 27, 2020
Isn't the death of George Floyd a clear cut example of police brutality and racism? Isn't a second-degree murder conviction of Officer Derek Chauvin a slam dunk? Upon examination of the evidence, the...
July 18, 2020
The prosecution of General Michael Flynn has proven yet again that, if you make enemies out of the wrong people on the Left side of the political spectrum, they will not hesitate to ruin your life. If...
July 10, 2020
June 2020 was another eventful month most notably because the radical left-wing and fascists jumped the shark by utilizing the claim of systemic racism to, not only attempt to unseat President Trump, ...
July 2, 2020
Recently, House Democrats voted on a Coronavirus relief package which included establishing national mail-in voting. President Trump opposed the idea on Twitter and all hell broke loose for a few news...
June 22, 2020
In the wake of the death of George Floyd - the protests, riots, looting, arson and murdering - it has become readily apparent to anyone paying attention that we have now entered a new era of forced co...
June 16, 2020
File this episode under "Epic Rant". Forty-five reasons why the majority find it difficult to share in the outrage culture. The Truth Quest Podcast Patron Page Join the conversation at The Truth Qu...
June 7, 2020
What a month it was!! Michael Flynn, Coronavirus, Mueller investigation, Obamagate, Cuomo, Twitter, Joe Rogan, Plandemic, riots and more!!! Show Notes Obama Participated in Plt to Frame Flynn - Sidne...
June 2, 2020
We covered a lot of ground in the first 100 episodes - the Constitution, economics, abortion, social issues, healthcare, socialism and Christian apologetics to name a few. In this episode, I take a br...
May 25, 2020
In Episode #98, we focused on the most common myths about Lincoln. In this episode, we take a deeper look at the man, his motivations, his actions and consider what his true legacy should be. Specific...
May 18, 2020
When you think of Abe Lincoln what do you think? "Honest Abe?" A great orator? The Gettysburg Address? The five dollar bill? Mount Rushmore? He saved America? His assassination by John Wilkes Booth? H...
May 10, 2020
Despite the fact that April 2020 was dominated by the Coronavirus - shelter-in-place orders, social distancing, mask-wearing, economy-killing, stimulus spending and daily news conferences with the Whi...
May 3, 2020
In America, we do not have definitional socialism where the government owns the means of production BUT we sure as hell have a bunch of socialistic tendencies, leanings, agencies and programs. In this...
April 25, 2020
In the last episode, we covered some of the lighter side issues like the importance of slowing down, enjoying our families, nature and the simple things in life. We also discussed the impact the crisi...
April 18, 2020
In this episode we begin by examining some of the the lighthearted lessons learned from the Coronavirus crisis. We then speculate/observe some of the booms spawned by the crisis. Next we turn our atte...
April 12, 2020
Wow! What a month it was! Obviously the Coronavirus is the only thing anyone can think or talk about. Listen for a recap of the month that was - March 2020. The Truth Quest Podcast Patron Page Joi...
April 5, 2020
As I record this episode in late March 2020, the world is living through the Coronavirus crisis. Recently my wife and I were discussing the toilet paper shortage. I explained that the reason there isn...
March 29, 2020
Joe Biden has spent almost 50 years in Washington, D.C. and, prior to that, a handful of years practicing law. He is the personification of a career politician. Personally I find him unimpressive, uni...
March 21, 2020
Bernie Sanders has been leading the charge toward socialism his entire life. Within a few weeks of this podcast's publication (at the most a few months), Bernie will be a two-time loser of the Democra...
March 15, 2020
The news cycle for February 2020 was dominated by two things: The Democrat's search for a presidential nominee and the Coronavirus! Listen to this episode for a recap of those and other major stories....
March 6, 2020
In Episode #87, I introduced you to the concept of secession. We reviewed current and past secession movements and offered three reasons it is necessary AND good - decentralization, self-determination...
March 1, 2020
The “S” word - secession - seems to be brought up with more and more frequency lately. Most recently we have seen counties in rural Virginia exploring the possibility of seceding from the state and jo...
February 25, 2020
We cover a lot of ground in this episode: starting with President Trump’s call for a prohibition of late-term abortion in his State of the Union Address. We then move on to discuss the Supreme Court's...
February 18, 2020
What does the spectacle known as the State of the Union Address reveal? In the first part of this episode, we examine President Trump's 2020 State of the Union Address through the eyes of someone who ...
February 10, 2020
January 2020 was another eventful month from Trump's impeachment to the Coronavirus, international trade deals and the death of Kobe Bryant. The Truth Quest Podcast Patron Page Join the conversatio...
February 5, 2020
You are likely familiar with the caricature of capitalism. You know the one - capitalism is some nefarious monster that does nothing but squash the little guy like bugs while the billionaires laugh, s...
February 2, 2020
Following the killing of Iranian General Qasem Soleimani (as discussed in the previous Episode #81), national Democrats insisted that Trump violated the War Powers Act of 1973 and passed a non-binding...
January 26, 2020
Two weeks prior to the original publication of this episode, the United States military killed a man named Qasem Soleimani outside the Baghdad airport. He was a top general in the Iranian army and the...
January 18, 2020
Is it just me or is anyone else bothered when you hear politicians and talking heads refer to America as democracy? The “D-word” is thrown around so often by so many that I don’t think many people bat...
January 11, 2020
Get caught up on all the news from December 2019 in fifteen minutes. The Truth Quest Podcast Patron Page Join the conversation at The Truth Quest Facebook Fan Page Order a copy of Shawn's books, Pr...
January 3, 2020
In this episode we examine the phenomenon of celebrities offering their opinions on politics and public policy. Why do so many people seem to care what they think? Show Notes: Episode #73 - The Truth...
December 31, 2019
As Christmas approaches, I am reading the Book of Luke. As I read the first few chapters, three words kept jumping off the page - “THE GOOD NEWS”. Inherently, I think most Christians know what this me...
December 23, 2019
If you pay the slightest bit of attention to the news – nationally or locally – you’ve likely noticed a movement to squash free speech. Sometimes it’s subtle such as a gentle reminder from your spouse...
December 15, 2019
When you hear discussions about the Constitution and the Founding Fathers, you are likely hearing about the majority group who supported the new Constitution called the Federalists. However, there was...
December 5, 2019
In case you hibernated through the month of November or boycotted the news, this episode will get you caught up on all the major stories from the month that was in only 12 minutes.  The Truth Quest Po...
December 2, 2019
When I first heard the term "Trump Derangement Syndrome", I thought, "This is nothing new! The opposing party of every President has some level of irrationality associated with it." I then came across...
November 23, 2019
If you ask the average American their impression of Edward Snowden, you are likely to hear him portrayed as a villain; he is a traitor to the country and should be tried for treason. A growing minorit...
November 17, 2019
Do you know how you can tell it's Fall, bordering on Winter? California is on fire! This annual event seems to fall on the heels of Oktoberfest and, we are being led to believe, that the problem is ge...
November 8, 2019
In this episode we review the month that was . . . October, 2019. From impeachment to the Democrat debates to transgender athletes and action in the Middle East, it was an eventful month.  The Truth Q...
November 1, 2019
The claim of white privilege is very popular these days but the idea itself raises questions. What does it really mean? What can or should be done about it? What is really accomplished by bringing it ...
October 26, 2019
Impeachment is a constitutional tool whose responsibility is granted solely to the House of Representatives. As outlined in the Constitution, the rules of impeachment are both specific (treason and br...
October 17, 2019
If you follow the financial markets to any extent you have likely heard the term “negative interest rates.” In this episode, we are going to examine this never-before-in-history phenomenon. We are goi...
October 9, 2019
Welcome to the inaugural Truth Quest Podcast month in review. In this short episode, we walk through the biggest news items from last month, September 2019. Show Notes Truth Quest podcasts: Episode #...
October 3, 2019
You've likely heard all the critics complaints about Walmart: The company underpays its employees, does not offer employee benefits, squeezes its suppliers which, in turn, kills domestic manufacturing...
September 29, 2019
What would you say if I told you the federal income tax is unconstitutional? You most likely would say, "How can that be? I thought we have a constitutional amendment that covers the income tax?" In ...
September 23, 2019

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