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Author: Dave Rubin / Westwood One Podcast Network

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Care about free speech? Tired of political correctness? Join Dave Rubin for real conversations, real news, and one-on-one interviews with some of the most intriguing names in America today as they break down politics and current events.

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Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Lewis Howes (The School of Greatness Podcast Host, Bestselling Author) about how he went from being broke to being a millionaire, Kobe Bryant’s success secrets, and why you shouldn’t watch the news. Lewis talks about the steps he took to go from being on food stamps to being a successful entrepreneur. Lewis describes what he learned from interviewing Kobe Bryant. He describes how Kobe’s secret to success was not talent, but hard work and simple math. Lewis shares one piece of advice to anyone who wants to increase their productivity and get things done, stop watching the news. If you want to be successful or be an entrepreneur and need motivation, focus on your work and pleasing your customers.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Jon Taffer (Host of Bar Rescue) about the future of restaurants, why you should accept no excuses with your business and the effect on restaurants of raising the minimum wage. Jon first discusses why so many bar owners fail. If you are failing at your career or business, he suggests that you stop looking for excuses and look at what you could be doing differently. Jon also gives specifics about what you need to look for to know if the restaurant you’re eating out at is safe. Jon gives his honest feelings about the minimum wage and how it hurts workers and potentially raises unemployment.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Niall Ferguson (Historian, Hoover Institute Senior Fellow) about the decline of academia and the distorting of American history. Niall discusses the backlash to the progressive woke politics that are being forced on children and how it may make the next generation less "woke". Niall also discusses how increasingly intolerant political correctness is causing the decline of higher education. Niall also gives his opinion of the toppling of historic statues. Niall discusses the inaccuracies of the New York Times's Pulitzer Prize winning 1619 Project and how it distorts US history. Niall discusses why he is not worried about the current wave of protests across the country or any approaching tyranny. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report celebrates his birthday by discussing a gift he got himself, his first gun. Dave discusses what changed his mind about owning a firearm. He also responds to questions submitted on the Rubin Report community, www.rubinreport.com, live. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Eric Metaxas (TV Show Host, Author, Speaker) about how colleges have become progressive indoctrination factories, why evangelical christians should support Donald Trump, and what it’s like to be a Trump supporter in New York City. Eric discusses how despite being a conservative child of immigrants, he was converted to being a progressive at Yale University. Eric also details the dream that changed his life and led him to Christianity and conservatism. Eric also discusses the humor books he writes about Donald Trump that are parodies of children’s books. Eric shares what it’s like to be a Trump supporter in New York City. He shares why there may be more Trump supporters in NYC than people assume. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Mayor Rudy Giuliani (Former Mayor of NYC) about the current state of New York City, the NYPD and Bill de Blasio. Rudy tells the story of how he got into politics and why he chose to leave the Democratic party and become a Republican. Rudy discusses why many wealthy people are leaving NYC and how this fleeing tax base will hurt the poor. He also discusses how he would handle the protests and riots that are taking place across America’s major cities and how he would deal with CHAZ or something similar to the Capitol Hill autonomous zone. Finally Rudy discusses the deteriorating relationship between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD and what the future holds for New York City.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Michael Knowles (The Daily Wire) about progressive politics, woke college campuses, and the collapse of our liberal institutions. Michael discusses the true danger of progressive politics, it’s reliance on experts. Michael discusses how the SJW woke mobs from college campuses did not in fact change once they entered the real world. Instead they have moved on to destroying our cities and institutions. Michael shares his thoughts on the conflicting interests of Black Lives Matter and the LGBTQ communities. Michael also gives his thoughts on how fight Big Tech and discusses the importance of standing up for what you believe, and why you can’t wait for it to be the “right time”. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Burgess Owens (Former NFL Player) about racism in the NFL, failing black schools and the dying black middle class. Burgess Owens discusses how liberal ideas created failing schools that teach young black kids to hate free markets resulting in low levels of entrepreneurship in the black community and a declining black middle class. Burgess also discusses the racism he experienced as one of the first black football players in the NFL and whether or not racism is still experienced by black football players. Burgess also shares how he feels black communities have been taught to be victims and used by the left for political means and what can be done to reverse it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Dana Loesch (Author, Grace Canceled) about liberty, freedom and civil disobedience in a time of lockdown, riots, and civil unrest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Richard Grenell (Former Acting Director of National Intelligence & Former US Ambassador to Germany) about the Deep State, President Trump, how tech is disrupting diplomacy with international partners and gives an insider’s look at how Antifa could be affected by President Trump. Richard first gives an insider’s take on what exactly the “deep state” is. He shares how the DC elites make decisions for the rest of America while bearing little to no consequences for them. Richard discusses how Donald Trump has functioned as a disrupter to the way that Washington DC operates. Richard also discusses what Donald Trump refers to as Obamagate. Richard gives an insider’s look at how Barack Obama and his administration weaponized intelligence agencies like the FBI, CIA, and NSA to investigate Michael Flynn using James Comey and how this led to Russiagate hysteria. Finally he discusses what tactics could be used to deal Antifa for their connection to the violent riots across the country. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Peter Boghossian (Professor, Portland State University) about the tenth chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled “Move On with Your Life’’. Special guest Peter Boghossian and Dave Rubin talk about phone addiction. Since we are all spending more time online many of us are plagued by social media addiction or internet addiction. Both of these become even harder to fight due to smartphones. Our online habits can harm our relationships and make us less present. Dave shares some of his easy-to-implement digital detox tips. Dave and Peter discuss how practicing some digital minimalism can go a long way to improving our relationships and mental health. Dave also shares his process for writing “Don’t Burn This Book”, some tips for people considering writing a book, and some opinions of his that changed during the writing process. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Brandon Tatum (Co-Founder of Blexit & former police officer) about George Floyd, police brutality myths, and how America can bring a stop to the riots. Brandon gives his take on the arrest and death of George Floyd and if he thinks racism was a motivating factor. Brandon discusses some of the myths about police brutality. He feels that the narrative about racists cops is based on ignoring the actual data related to law enforcement. Brandon also discusses the riots and how to end them. He gives his thoughts on how liberals and black activists have only encouraged the violence which has only helped to destroy black communities. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Dennis Prager (Co-Founder, PragerU) about the ninth chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled “Find A Mentor’’. Special guest Dennis Prager and Dave Rubin talk about the importance of mentorship, and how to find a mentor. Dave shares how being on tour with Jordan Peterson on the “12 Rules For Life” book tour affected his life and how Jordan became an accidental mentor to him. They also discuss the myth that Jordan's fans are simply angry young men. Dennis and Dave discuss how mentoring can help us achieve the true goal of adulthood: taking responsibility. Dave and Dennis share tips on how taking on responsibility will help you build a path to self improvement and help you become a mentor yourself. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Michael Malice (Author, The New Right) about the eighth chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled “Learn How To Spot Fake News’’. Special guest Michael Malice and Dave Rubin talk about the hypocrisy and double standards of the mainstream media. They discuss how the media which was quick to report on many disproved allegations against Brett Kavanaugh now seem to be ignoring the seemingly more credible allegations against the DNC presidential nominee Joe Biden. The same media that chanted #metoo and “believe all women” now seem silent when it is politically inconvenient. Dave discusses this hypocrisy and how it leads to the further erosion of trust in our media institutions at a time when we desperately need trustworthy media to make sense of our world. Dave also discusses how many people who were lied about by the media like Nick Sandmann, James Damore, Bret Weinstein, Lindsay Shepherd and Ben Shapiro have all emerged stronger afterwards. Dave also shares his own personal experience concerning a smear piece in the New York Times that was written about him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Matt Kibbe (President, Free the People) about liberty in a time of lockdown. Matt discusses the need to address complex problems like pandemics with decentralized solutions. He discusses the numerous failures of government in handling the pandemic thus far. He gives the example of states making the decision to have hospitals cancel their elective surgeries. This decision has had the unintended consequences of having cancer patients forego treatment, but also eliminating a revenue stream for hospitals causing many to now possibly file for bankruptcy. Matt also gives a libertarian evaluation of Trump. He thinks that while he has been good on some issues, he has been awful on others. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to David Webb (Host of Reality Check) about the seventh chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled "Stop Hating (Straight) White Men, America, and Western Values." Special guest David Webb and Dave Rubin share the story of how they became friends despite Dave being a liberal and David being conservative at the time. They stress the importance of learning how to listen to different opinions and getting out of your echo chamber whether you are a Democrat or a Republican. One of the many ways to accelerate your personal growth is to question everything you believe, and be open to changing your opinion if new facts present themselves. David also discusses the time he was accused of benefiting from white privilege by CNN’s Areva Martin, because she didn’t know he was black. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Karlyn Borysenko (Psychologist) about why a lifelong liberal decided to attend a Trump rally and then walk away from the Democratic party. Karlyn shares the strange, but true story of how she witnessed online SJW woke mobs target and destroy the knitting businesses of Ravelry users for their opinions. She decided to make a sincere effort to get out of her echo chamber by attending a Trump rally. She describes what it was like being a democrat attending a Trump event and how she was treated there. She documented her experience in an article on Medium. The reactions to her article caused her to lose clients and friends. Despite this, she shares why leaving the left has actually improved her life.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Candace Owens (Founder of BLEXIT) about the sixth chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled ‘Never Surrender to the Mob’. Special guest host Candace Owens and Dave Rubin share their stories of how social justice outrage mobs and cancel culture have affected their personal lives. Dave shares how online hate, and losing friends took a severe physical toll on him and how close he came to quitting the Rubin Report for his health. Candace discusses how her conservative politics led to family members dismissing her and ignoring an invitation to her wedding. Dave and Candace give helpful tips on how to handle the pressure if an outrage mob ever comes for you, including when it’s advisable to apologize and when it’s important to not back down. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Rand Paul (U.S. Senator for Kentucky) about FISA courts, Trump and lockdowns. Rand Paul discusses the recent revelations regarding FISA abuse by the Democrats in the Obama administration to spy on Michael Flynn or as Donald Trump calls it "obamagate". He also discusses the documents released by Ric Grenell that implicate Joe Biden in the unmasking of General Michael Flynn. Rand also discusses his proposed amendment that would protect American citizens from FISA abuses. Rand gives his honest thoughts on Donald Trump’s strengths and weaknesses from a libertarian perspective. Rand also shares his thoughts on states rights during the coronavirus lockdown and how it has shown that while federalism works, governors and state leaders can abuse their power as well. He discusses how he thinks we can find a balance between liberty and public health. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
Dave Rubin of The Rubin Report talks to Andrew Klavan (Author and Podcast Host) about the fifth chapter of “Don’t Burn This Book”, entitled ‘Check Your Facts Not Your Privilege’. Special guest host Andrew Klavan talks to Dave about the time that Larry Elder destroyed Dave Rubin’s arguments with facts. Dave and Andrew discuss how important it is to know your facts before you form an opinion on an issue. They also discuss how learning the facts associated with a topic can get you to change your position. As Ben Shapiro says “facts don't care about your feelings”. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Aaron Britton

Another excellent interview 👏

Jul 13th
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J.

Taking a stand and guarding liberal principles, defend free speech even the ones you disagree with -- that sounds like conservatism to me, Jim and Peter.

Jul 9th
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Jldubz

*certain people* lol you billionaires only think in masses. disconnect in full affect bike in front of bar means biker gangmembers are in there? lol 😆 your ancient

Jul 6th
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E J

👍

Jul 1st
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Juan Restrepo

don't do the rest of the country any favors. you voted for that crap. stay there and deal with it. if you vote Republican, we welcome you in normal America, if you vote blue, don't contaminate the rest of the country with your liberal leftist BS. we want no part of it.

Jun 22nd
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Jozigal M

Great episode! Might just go re-watch on the tube.

Jun 21st
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Beverly Tucker

good discussion.

Jun 18th
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Aaron Britton

Excellent episode 👏

Jun 15th
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E J

I hope "the left" will listen and incorporate the information Dave passes along! Please?

Jun 3rd
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Amber Williams

Yes! It's an issue of inequality, not an issue of racism!

Jun 3rd
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Aaron Britton

Damn good interview 👍👍

Jun 3rd
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Brian J Burke

Unfortunately, this podcast is starting to turn into a self promotion repeat. Stop patting yourself on the back and get some new ideas going.

May 16th
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E J

Brilliant episode!!! Listen to this guy! Right now!

May 13th
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Punkfake

I wanted this to be longer so Dave could press in a little more, especially at the end.

Apr 22nd
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Kurt Southworth

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Apr 21st
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Brad DeShano

ok.... I love your podcast, and most everything about what you're doing.... but why the fuck are you taking money from the PPP??? you're still in operation, what's being affected badly enough in your business that you would take money away from a business that's CLOSED???

Apr 18th
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E J

Another great interview 👍 Thanks Dave

Apr 17th
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paul zach

20 min back story. Omg. Painful.

Apr 17th
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Brian J Burke

Sadly, common sense is dead. Thanks for the interview.

Apr 11th
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Aaron Britton

Interesting conversation

Mar 16th
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