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Will Federal Government Debt Destroy the Dollar? (3016)

February 18, 2024|Categories: Featured Program, Featured-Home, Politics, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

When Ronald Reagan took office in 1981, the total direct federal debt accumulated since 1789 was less than one trillion dollars. Today that debt is 34 trillion on its way to 50 trillion.

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National Defense Briefing Series Event

February 14, 2024|Categories: Featured-Home, Press Release|Tags: , |0 Comments

The recent National Defense Briefing Series, presentation of the Sam Johnson Defender of Freedom award to Mr. Darcy Anderson, to which I was invited, was a memorable one for many reasons. Several of our McCuistion Perspectives Matter television guests were at the event, including Jeff (Jeffrey) Engel, founding director of the Center for Presidential History at Southern Methodist University

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Immortally: Is Death Really Necessary? Part Two (3014)

February 11, 2024|Categories: Featured Program, Featured-Home, Human Interest, Recent Programs, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our guests claim that death is a disease and can be cured. They discuss the implications of immortality such as ethics, finance, religion, retirement and even marriage, surrounding the possibility of immortality. We learn even more unique perspectives as to whether death, like taxes, is inevitable.

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Immortally: Is Death Really Necessary? Part One (3013)

February 4, 2024|Categories: Featured Program, Featured-Home, Human Interest, Recent Programs, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Our guests believe it is possible to live 200-300 years or forever! This is part one of a two-part program on whether we humans actually have to see death as part of life. We look at the scientific research that is being done all over the world and whether in fact you or your loved ones can avoid death as we know it.

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The Geopolitics of Our Border Drug Trade (3009)

January 28, 2024|Categories: Featured Program, Featured-Home, Politics, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Joining Host Jim Falk on the controversial topic of how China and Mexico may be enabling the production and importation of illicit drugs into the United States and what options are being proposed to counter this growing problem are two guests who look at this issue very differently.

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Can We Fix Our Immigration Policies? (3010)

January 21, 2024|Categories: Featured Program, Featured-Home, Human Interest, Politics, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

In our discussion, we ask: What percentage of the total U.S. population is made up of immigrants and how much has it fluctuated in recent years? As America’s birth rate drops, should we or should we not increase the number of immigrants allowed into the country? Is the United States becoming less competitive for immigrant workers, particularly high-skilled? See what our experts have to say on Perspectives Matter - Can We Fix Our Immigration Policies?

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Our Youth’s Mental Health Crisis (3006)

January 14, 2024|Categories: Featured Program, Featured-Home, Human Interest, Mental Health, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Emergency room visits for anxiety and depression are up nearly 30%. Suicide attempts for girls are up dramatically. More young people are reporting “persistent” feelings of sadness, hopelessness, and thoughts of suicide. So, what’s going on that is causing this? And what are potential solutions? Join us to learn more.

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How to Really See and Be Seen (3008)

January 7, 2024|Categories: Featured Program, Featured-Home, Human Interest, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

According to a recent survey by the Pew Research Center, 61% of U.S. adults say having close friends is extremely or very important to live a fulfilling life. Yet, consider this, 30% say they have fewer than three close friends. See what our experts have to say about this.

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The Sixth Floor Museum and the JFK 60th Anniversary (3007)

November 19, 2023|Categories: Current News, Featured Program, Featured-Home, Global Affairs, Human Interest, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Joining Dennis McCuistion to talk about the President’s legacy and how the Museum honors this history, is Stephen Fagin, the Sixth Floor Museum, Curator and Oral Historian, and author of Assassination Commemoration, JFK, and the Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza.

  • Is Drone Warfare Ethical? (2901)

Is Drone Warfare Ethical? (2901) Re-air

November 12, 2023|Categories: Featured Program, Featured-Home, Niki Site, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Drone warfare remains controversial, with many questioning the ethics, morality, and critical legal issues of using drones to fight their wars, even though they may be considered essential instruments of war.

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The Inflation Crisis (2924)

November 5, 2023|Categories: Current News, Featured Program, Featured-Home, Global Affairs, Human Interest, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

According to Mauldin, the economy in 2019 was already indicating we could be headed for a recession. COVID-19 turned everything upside down. We were in a crisis. What direction do we take now? Are we headed for a financial meltdown?

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The Power of Forgiveness (2925)

October 29, 2023|Categories: Current News, Featured Program, Featured-Home, Global Affairs, Human Interest, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What is forgiveness? Why do we find forgiveness so challenging? How does harboring anger and resentment affect one’s health? And what are the benefits of forgiveness? Our guests say, there is a way to move forward through forgiveness, however difficult that may be. Join us to learn more.

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Technology and the Global Struggle for Power (2923)

October 22, 2023|Categories: Current News, Featured Program, Featured-Home, Global Affairs, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

There’s no doubt the U.S. and China are committed to having a military advantage over one another. While the risk of armed conflict, perhaps over Taiwan, exists, the real battle for technological supremacy is where the struggle for global power is taking place. Join us to hear more about where we stand with China today and the direction we may be taking in the future.

  • Graphic showing host Jim Falk and guests Jeffrey Engel, Ph.D., and David Walker

Voter Choice: Is It Time for a Third Party? (3005)

October 15, 2023|Categories: Current News, Featured Program, Featured-Home, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

With over a year to go, the 2024 presidential contest promises to have many twists and turns. Given the dissatisfaction in both parties, could a third party take the presidency?

  • Paul Scharre, Ph.D. and host Jim Falk discuss Global Power in the Age of AI on Perspectives Matter.

Global Power in the Age of AI (2926)

October 8, 2023|Categories: Current News, Featured Program, Featured-Home, Recent Programs|Tags: , , , , , , |0 Comments

Can international regulations organizations address the fact that the United States along with its liberal democratic allies might have a very different goal than that of China, Russia, and the growing number of authoritarian states who see AI as a means to gain and maintain power?