Just Ask the Question Podcast podcast

Just Ask the Question Podcast

Brian Karem

Just Ask the Question is a unique and provocative look at the news in today’s headlines. Playboy White House correspondent and CNN political analyst Brian Karem hosts a conversation with newsmakers across the spectrum, asking the hardest questions and engaging them in deep conversation about issues that matter to all of us. Just Ask the Question is an unedited conversation with those in the public eye who influence life in the United States. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever heard.

114 Episodes

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    Episode 111: Free speech attorney Nora Benavidez - Is our freedom of speech in jeopardy?

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    Nora Benavidez is a senior attorney at Free Press. She's a Civil Right's attorney and a first amendment lawyer who joins us on Just Ask the Question to discuss her concerns for Free Speech and the 2022 mid-term electionSee Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 110: Dr. Stephen Hoffman - Which was handled better - The 1918 or 2021 pandemic?

    1:09:30

    Dr. Hoffman has over 30 years of experience building and managing large, successful research and development programs. From 1987-2001 he was malaria program director, Naval Medical Research Center, where his team were leaders in subunit malaria vaccine development and sequencing the Plasmodium falciparum genome and published the first studies in the world showing DNA vaccines elicited killer T cells in humans. In 2001 he joined Celera Genomics as Sr. VP biologics and created a program to utilize genomics and proteomics to produce biopharmaceuticals, begin the field of personalized (precision) medicine, and sequence the genome of the mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. He has held several professorships, chairs or serves on multiple advisory boards, is past president of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, authored > 460 scientific publications, and has > 60 patents. He is the most highly cited author in the world for scientific papers on malaria published between 1995 and 2005, was listed as the third most influential person in the world vaccine industry in 2015 when he received the Vaccine Industry Excellence Award for Best Biotech CEO. He received his BA from Penn, MD from Cornell, and Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, and did residency training at UC San Diego. He was elected to membership in the National Academy of Medicine in 2004, and received the Distinguished Alumni Award from Weill Cornell Medical College in 2016.He joins us today to discuss the Covid 19 pandemic; our successes and our failures so far...See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 109: Former FBI investigator Mark Rossini - 9/11 twenty years later

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    Twenty years ago terrorists changed our lives forever.Join us for a very special edition of "Just Ask the Question" this week as we discuss the world post 911 with former FBI investigator Mark Rossini who says "We're not any safer today," than we were then.Mark Rossini is a former FBI agent who labored to let the world know before the World Trade Center came crashing down about the terror threat. Thwarted by the CIA in doing so, Rossini says it is time for politics to be taken out of law enforcement. He joins us on Just Ask the Question as he answers the important question: Are we safer today than we were 20 years ago? His answer may frighten you.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 108: Officer Harry Dunn - How close did the insurrectionists come to capturing the Capitol?

    1:01:24

    Harry Dunn is a member of the U.S. Capitol Police Department who testified before Congress about the January 6 insurrection. He joins us here on Just Ask the Question to supply the answer to this: How close did the insurrectionists come to capturing the Capitol? Do you have any hope for the future?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 107: Dean Obeidallah - What would you change about politics in America?

    1:13:28

    Dean Obeidallah is a lawyer, American comedian and journalist. He is the host of SiriusXM Progress' The Dean Obeidallah Show. A frequent contributor to CNN, The Daily Beast, and MSNBC. Obeidallah was born in New Jersey and is of Palestinian and Italian descent. He joins us on this episode of "Just Ask the Question," answering several important questions about faith, politics and who is today's "Bill Hicks" among comedians. It's a memorable show!See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 106: Mark Zaid - Will the January 6th Commission lead to indictments?

    1:06:04

    Is there any hope the January 6 Commission will lead to indictments of those who were responsible for it? Donald Trump? Members of Congress? Attorney Mark Zaid, who represents two of the officers who've already testified tells us why he's worried the Democrats still don't get it - in this edition of "Just Ask The Question."See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 105: Police Chief Tom Manger - How do you prepare for an insurrection?

    1:06:20

    Capitol Police Chief Tom Manger is the former chief of police in Montgomery County Maryland, and Fairfax Virginia. He retired a little more than a year ago, but after watching the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6 he said he felt compelled to leave behind "the good life" of retirement for a chance to help Fix the Capitol Police Department. This is his second appearance on Just Ask The Question and we had to know - How do you prepare for an insurrection?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 104: John Fugelsang - Where in the Bible is the GOP agenda?

    1:08:22

    John Fugelsang is an American political commentator, stand up comedian, actor and a biblical scholar. That's right. He joins us on Just Ask the Question to talk about life, liberty, politics, spirituality and his favorite Beatle - George Harrison.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 103: Chip Franklin - how screwed are radio and politics?

    1:10:56

    Chip Franklin is a multiple Edward R. Murrow award winning broadcaster with 27 years experience as a radio talk show host. He's a standup comedian, deep thinker, producer and long-time friend. Today we ask Chip, how screwed is radio and politics?See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
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    Episode 102: Kurt Bardella - Do we live in a dystopia?

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    Our guest is Kurt Bardella. Kurt is an American journalist and frequent contributor on MSNBC. He's a former member of the Republican party and currently consults with the DNC. We discuss the state of our Republic and he tells us why he'd like to punch out Donald Trump in this episode of Just Ask The Question.See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

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