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485 - Criminalizing Speech, and Performative Outrage, with Kmele Foster, Michael Moynihan, and Matt Welch | Ep. 328
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  • 485 - Criminalizing Speech, and Performative Outrage, with Kmele Foster, Michael Moynihan, and Matt Welch | Ep. 328

    Megyn Kelly is joined by The Fifth Column hosts, Kmele Foster, Michael Moynihan, and Matt Welch, to talk about former journalists becoming hysterical anti-free speech crusaders, the inclination to criminalize speech you don't like on the left, fighting "authoritarianism" with authoritarianism, the self-loathing political industry, the gross Steve Schmidt meltdown, the lack of guardrails when it comes to standards in the media, Ricky Gervais' latest comedy special, the seismic transgender conversation shift, performative outrage, the latest in the Amy Cooper and Christian Cooper Central Park confrontation story, the media's focus on the narrative over the facts, Christian Cooper's new "bird watching" show, the truth about the Buffalo shooter, how to fight back against Cancel Culture, the latest on Amber Heard vs. Johnny Depp, Megyn Kelly accused of something a Real Housewife actually did, the Fifth Column guys' move to Substack, and more.

    Tue, 24 May 2022 - 1h 35min
  • 484 - A Culture of Fear, Social Media Toxicity, and America's Descent Into Stupidity, with Jonathan Haidt | Ep. 327

    Megyn Kelly is joined by social psychologist and "The Coddling of the American Mind" co-author Jonathan Haidt to talk about how social media is making us worse as a democracy, our culture's inability to even speak the same language or share the same overall truths, the way the American conversation got stupid over just 10 years, democracy versus dictatorship, how social media destroys the fabric of our society, the lack of a common shared story in America, how social media makes kids afraid to make mistakes, the rise of tribalism at the extremes (but not in the middle), how social media evolved into a platform for toxicity and addiction, the unlimited "dart guns" to shame via social media, how a culture of fear has led to to a chilling of speech and humor, what happens if we fight cancel culture with more cancel culture, the negative partisanship that helped lead to Trump's presidency, how social media leads to anxiety and thoughts of suicide, how we can reverse the negative trends in our society, and more.

    Mon, 23 May 2022 - 1h 34min
  • 483 - Dinesh D'Souza on Ballot Trafficking, "Election Integrity," and His Movie, "2000 Mules" | Ep. 326

    Megyn Kelly is joined by Dinesh D'Souza, filmmaker behind "2000 Mules," to talk about the difference between "ballot harvesting" and paid ballot trafficking, what "mules" do as it relates to elections, the geotracking used in various capacities, how the "True the Vote" team determined who the "mules" they identified are, the unique pushes in 2020 regarding "election integrity," how private dropboxes can lead to fraud, what the videos of possible "mules" showed, fact-checks of D'Souza's movie, the difference between the "mules" and the non-profits, tech censorship, the difference between "fake ballots" and illegal ballot trafficking, and more. For a different perspective, an AP fact-check on voter fraud: https://apnews.com/article/election-2020-ap-fact-check-joe-biden-donald-trump-technology-49a24edd6d10888dbad61689c24b05a5

    Fri, 20 May 2022 - 1h 25min
  • 482 - Cultural Backlash Against Truth, and Pawns in Political Games, with Glenn Loury and Rob Montz | Ep. 325

    Megyn Kelly is joined by Glenn Loury, Brown University economist, and Rob Montz, filmmaker and Good Kid Productions CEO, to talk about the push to find "pawns in a political game" after the horrific Buffalo tragedy, Roland Fryer's history and the story of his rise and alarming and unfair fall, Fryer's research about the true Black experience, cultural backlash against the truth, what Fryer found about how to help improve educational results in Black communities, the truth about police shooting unarmed Black men, the bizarre #MeToo claims against Fryer and when they originated, the extreme punishment against Fryer, the cowardice on college campuses, affirmative action, the cultural push to claim Kanye West is "crazy" instead of engaging with his ideas, the "spiral of silence" when it comes to certain crimes of the wrong narrative, the racial reckoning failing certain minority groups in America, and more.

    Thu, 19 May 2022 - 1h 34min
  • 481 - Uncovering the UAP Mystery, and Standing For Your Beliefs, with Lue Elizondo and Jonathan Isaac | Ep. 324

    Megyn Kelly is joined by Lue Elizondo, former director of AATIP, to talk about what we learned at the first public Congressional hearing about UAPs (UFOs) in 50 years, what was ignored by the witnesses, the lack of historical context in the hearing, new videos of UAPs that were shown at the public Congressional hearing, the danger of UAPs that can't be identified, why even identifying UAPs as "drones" could still be a problem, and more. Then Jonathan Isaac, NBA player and author of "Why I Stand," joins the show to talk about his decision to stand during the National Anthem when every other NBA player kneeled, the reaction from his teammates, how the media treated him, the Black Lives Matter organization, his decision not to get the COVID vaccine, the media backlash, fear and tech censorship, how faith and belief in God guided him through tough times, the importance of working hard, growing up and his family, and more. Find out more about vaccines at the CDC's official site: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/index.html The CDC's official COVID vaccine site: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/index.html The WHO's official site: https://www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/vaccines-and-immunization-vaccine-safety

    Wed, 18 May 2022 - 1h 40min