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Monday, March 9, 2020
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Today Dr. Merrill (Buddy) Matthews is our guest host and he’s going to have a super, busy show!

During the first hour Buddy’s guest, Demetrick Pennie, joins him in-studio. Dr. Tre Pennie shares how Blacks are taking a stand for Conservative Values. Buddy’s next guest is author Mark Stein. Mark brings us his new book, “The Presidential Fringe.” Buddy’s final next guest is financial expert Dan Pilla. They will be talking about things people should be thinking about with April 15 coming up in a month.

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Dr. Merrill Matthews
Resident Scholar - Institute for Policy Innovation
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Merrill Matthews, Ph.D., is a resident scholar with the Institute for Policy Innovation, a research-based, public policy “think tank.” He is a health policy expert and weekly contributor at Forbes.com. He also serves as Vice Chairman of the Texas Advisory Committee of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights. Dr. Matthews is a past president of the Health Economics Roundtable forRead More

Demetrick Pennie Show Page
Demetrick Pennie, PhD
Doctor of Education | Texas Tech - Candidate for US Congress, Texas - District 30
Dr. Tre Pennie is a Doctor of Education from Texas Tech University, a U.S. Army Veteran and an active 20-year Dallas Police Sergeant. He is nationally recognized as a law enforcement advocate who fought to protect the safety interests police. He has also championed legislative reform on CDA 230 of the Communications Decency Act. He is currently running for U.S. Congress in Texas District 30.
Demetrick Pennie
Avoiding Trump Impeachment 2.0
By: Demetrick Pennie - americanthinker.com - February 22, 2020 Congressional elections have unintended consequences for the nation.  The Republican Party cannot afford to wake up on November 4, 2020 and find that it was a day late, and a ...
Mark Stein Show Page
Mark Stein
Mark Stein is the author of The Presidential Fringe: Questing & Jesting for the Oval Office. His other non-fiction includes How the States Got Their Shapes, which became the basis for a History Channel series by the same name; American Panic: A History of Who Scares Us and Why; and Vice Capades: Sex, Drugs & Bowling from the Pilgrims to the Present. In other realms, his writing includes the screenplay for the Steve Martin/Goldie Hawn film, Housesitter, and the stage play, Direct from Death Row the Scottsboro Boys, whose 2015 Chicago production was cited as one of that year’s best by the Chicago Tribune and Chicago Sun Times.

Mark lives in Washington, DC, with his wife, a Reference Specialist at the Library of Congress. To any young person hoping to become a writer, he would urge them to marry someone who works at the Library of Congress.
The Presidential Fringe: Questing and Jesting for the Oval Office
This offbeat slice of American history places the story of our great republic beneath an unexpected lens: that of fringe candidates for president of the United States. Mark Stein explores how their quest for our nation’s highest office helped to amplify voices otherwise quashed during their day. His careening tour through elections past includes the efforts of true pioneers in the quest for social equality in our country: the first woman to run for president, Victoria Woodhull in 1872; the first African American to run for president, George E. Taylor in 1904; and the first openly gay cross-dressing candidate for president, Joan Jett Blakk in 1992.

But The Presidential Fringe also takes a look at those who would jest their way into the Oval Office, from comedians such as Will Rogers and Gracie Allen to Pat Paulsen and Stephen Colbert. Along the way, Stein shows how even seemingly zany candidates, such as “Live Forever” Jones, Vegetarian Party candidate John Maxwell, Flying Saucer Party candidate Gabriel Green, or, most recently, Vermin Supreme, provide extraordinary insights of clarity into who we were when they ran for president and how we became who we are today. Ultimately, Stein’s examination reveals that it was often precisely these fringe candidates who planted the seeds from which mainstream candidates later harvested genuine, positive change.

Written in Stein’s direct and witty style, The Presidential Fringe surveys and portrays an American landscape rife with the unlikely, unassuming, unexpected, and (in a few cases) unbalanced presidential hopefuls who, in their own way, have contributed to this nation’s founding quest to form a more perfect Union.
Dan Pilla Show Page
Dan Pilla
Founder & Executive Director - Tax Freedom Institute, Inc.
For over three decades, Dan Pilla has been the nation’s leader in taxpayers’ rights defense and IRS abuse prevention and cure. Regarded as one of the country’s premiere experts in IRS procedures and general financial problems resolution techniques, he has helped hundreds of thousands of citizens solve personal and business tax and financial problems they thought might never be solved. As the author of 14 books, dozens of research reports and hundreds of articles, Dan’s work is regularly featured on radio and television as well as in major newspapers, leading magazines and trade publications nation-wide. Dan is a frequent guest on numerous talk radio programs where he is heard by millions of people each year. His fast-paced interviews provide hard-hitting answers to even the toughest questions. His many media appearances include CNN, CBS, CNBC, Fox News, CSPAN, the CBS Radio Network, the USA Radio Network and many others. His books have been recommended by prominent magazines and financial publications such as the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Money, Family Circle, Investor’s Business Daily and more. Dan has written or contributed to major articles for Reader’s Digest, National Review, Reason, USA Today Magazine and others. The Associated Press once commented that “Dan Pilla probably knows more about the IRS than the commissioner.” The Wall Street Journal ranked his book, The IRS Problem Solver, as the number one tax book in America. Dan was a consultant to the National Commission on Restructuring the IRS. He works with numerous public policy research institutes and presented testimony to Congress on several occasions. His testimony to the Senate Finance Committee blew the lid off IRS abuse and led to many new taxpayers’ rights and protections. He was a member of the Editorial Board of the Road Map to Tax Reform Project, which drove the Bush Administration’s tax reform agenda. Dan is admitted to practice before the United States Tax Court and is enrolled to practice before the IRS. Dan is also the Executive Director of the Tax Freedom Institute, Inc., a national association of tax professionals.
IRS hit list
Here Come the Revenue Officers
By: Dan Pilla - NewsMax.com - March 05, 2020 In a recent announcement, the IRS made it clear that it will be unleashing its revenue officers (ROs) for a new wave of face-to-face collection action. The ...
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Agent Down: Murder On Highway 57
In February 2011, assassins from one of Mexico’s deadliest drug cartels ambushed two US federal agents on a covert mission. Special agent Jaime Zapata was killed. His partner Victor Avila was wounded. But Victor says his attempts to find out the truth have cost him his job – and exposed a cover-up.



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