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An unknown country singer with a fake name has skyrocketed to the top of the charts with the song “Rich Men North of Richmond,” and the film “The Sound of Freedom” has become one of the top-grossing movies of the year. These sleeper hits were both fueled by the MAGA media and conservative audiences. What do they say about the movement and the divisions in American culture? Then, Skye talks to Kaitlyn about the launch of her new book, “The Ballot and the Bible,” and the way political movements have used and abused scripture throughout American history. She also explains how George W. Bush and Barack Obama used the Bible very differently during their presidencies, and the surprising reason Obama cited scripture far more often. Also this week—backyard billionaire wrestling, China hires full-time adult children, and a three-year-old with the worst superpower ever.


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Bonus interview with Kaitlyn Schiess


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0:00 - Intro


2:30 - Show Starts


3:57 - Theme Song


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6:35 - Listener Emails


11:08 - Zuckerberg vs Musk


16:17 - Full time children in China


30:31 - Rich Men North of Richmond


44:07 - Sound of Freedom


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59:08 - Interview Intro

Kaitlyn Schiess


1:02:13 - How the Bible was used during the American Revolution


1:09:29 - Romans 13


1:26:25 - How Bush and Obama used Scripture during their presidencies


1:37:11 - End Credits

Links mentioned in news segment:


Mark Zuckerberg says ‘it’s time to move on’ from Elon Musk cage fight


Young Chinese are getting paid to be ‘full-time children’ as jobs become harder to find


Oliver Anthony’s Viral Hit Doesn’t Love Its Neighbors

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The Ballot and the Bible by Kaitlyn Schiess


The Bible and Politics Explainer Video


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