The Michael Knowles Show

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Michael goes beyond the headline, analyzing the top cultural and political issues of the day alongside his Panel of Deplorables

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Ep. 72 - CNN is Literally Hitler (ft. Victor Davis Hanson)

Facts are under attack, and the barbarous tyranny of feelings is ascendant. We will analyze a wonderful weekend of some of the fakest news yet, total self-humiliation by the mainstream media. Then, Victor Davis Hanson kicks off our new segment, “This Day In History” on the anniversary of Hitler’s dumb decision to challenge the Red, White, and Blue.

Ep. 71 - The War On Christmas: A History

Michael assumes the role of candy cane-chomping Douglas MacArthur in the War On Christmas. Does it exist? Are we winning? He explains why the War on Christmas matters Plus, the Mailbag!

Ep. 70 - Embassy In Jerusalem, Fire Destroying Hollywood: Are These The End Times?

With President Trump officially recognizing Jerusalem as the ancient capital of Israel and the Jewish people, and with my beloved city Hollywood literally burning to the ground, we must ask ourselves: are these the end times? We’ll analyze the apocalypse from the Christmas War Rooms. Then, Lauren Cooley of the Washington Examiner and the Daily Wire’s own Jacob Airey join the Panel of Deplorables to discuss President Trump’s once again coincidentally accurate prediction over Islamist threats to the UK, a woman marrying her chandelier, and human-mouse hybrids.

Ep. 69 - #NoMeansNo Unless #LoveWins

In these days of #MeToo and #NoMeansNo and politicians and media moguls dropping left and right for sexual coercion, consent has taken center stage unless you're Christian. We’ll discuss Masterpiece Cakeshop, the Supreme Court, and why no only means no until love wins. Then, Roaming Millennial and Amber Athey join the Panel of Deplorables to discuss what the resignation of John Conyers tells us about Democrat strategy, the Supreme Court’s upholding of Trump’s travel ban, and the joyful post-Michelle Obama return of 1% chocolate milk to school lunches.

Ep. 68 - The Consensus Is Always Wrong

Remember how President Trump could never pass tax reform in his first year? Turns out that was all fake news. We’ll analyze the Senate tax bill and what it means for the future. Then Laura Barron Lopez from the Washington Examiner and Amanda Prestigiacomo from the Daily Wire join the Panel of Deplorables to discuss Trump’s late endorsement of Roy Moore, the FBI indictment of Mike Flynn, and the Person of the Year.

Ep. 67 - Christmas Comes Early! Tax Cuts

John McCain says he’ll vote for tax reform, Nancy Pelosi has called on the longest-serving member of Congress from her own party to resign, the Daily Show mocks Senator Lie-awatha Warren and calls Trump woke. Did Christmas come early? Jason Russell and Vincent Butta discuss. Plus, speaking of Christmas, we’ll talk to author Leo Severino about his new book, “Going Deeper: A Reasoned Exploration of God and Truth.” Then, all of your questions will be answered in the Mailbag!

Ep. 66 - Watch Trump’s Fingers

Matt Lauer, Garrison Keillor, Joe Scarborough accused of murder, Muslim videos, showdown at the CFPB—so much news to talk about! Isn’t it strange that nobody is talking about the tax reform bill passing the Budget Committee yesterday? We’ll analyze Trump’s slick fingers. Then, Philip Wegmann and Paul Bois join the Panel of Deplorables to discuss how we’re finally winning the War on Christmas, a descendant of Pocahontas smacking down Elizabeth Warren, and today’s spate of Democrat sex scandals.

Ep. 65 - The Swampy Shore: Reality TV Reality

The Jersey Shore has announced a new season, but who needs Snooki, Mike, and Paulie when we’ve got Donald, Chuck, and Nancy? Allie Stuckey, Elisha Krauss, and Jacob Airey join the Panel of Deplorables to discuss new discoveries about the tomb of Jesus, why Millennials say “I feel” instead of “I think," and the latest in Democrat sex scandals.

Ep. 64 - And The Fake News Trophy Goes To…the CFPB!

CNN is trying to ban the term fake news, President Trump has called for a fake news trophy, and an Obama holdover, left-wing stooge is trying to subvert democracy and take over an executive agency, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Then, Amanda Prestigiacomo and Asawin Suebsaeng join the Panel of Deplorables to discuss a groundbreaking new study out of Yale that shows indulging ridiculous fantasies makes you more left-wing, Susan Saradon and John McCain’s telling Hillary to STFU, and Denzel Washington drops racist hate facts about personal responsibility and the family.

Ep. 62 - WINNING: ISIS Is Over

A mere 11 months to the day since President Trump took office, ISIS has been defeated in Iraq and Syria. Not bad. Also, grand-standing empty-head Charlie Rose has been fired for sexually harassing women after months of haranguing Donald Trump for saying naughty words to Billy Bush. We’ll catch you up on the latest Democrat sexual assailants to be exposed, pun very much intended. Bradley Devlin, Amber Athey, and Elisha Krauss join the Panel of Deplorables to talk the DOJ’s investigating Harvard for race discrimination over its affirmative action policies, how the era of sex bots is upon us—finally!—and, BLM activist Sean King’s idiocy. How redundant.

Ep. 61 - Kill The Elephants, Or Else They’ll Die

Should President Trump overturn a stupid Obama-era rule banning big game hunters from keeping trophies like elephant tusks? As someone with years of experience seeing pink elephants, Michael explains. Then, Paul Bois and comedian Owen Benjamin join the Panel of Deplorables to talk lascivious leftists at the New York Times, red tape destruction at the EPA, and President Covfefe’s latest poetry.

Ep. 60 - Luther Revisited ft. Eric Metaxas

Sanctimonious Democrat Al Franken has been not only accused of groping a news anchor during a USO tour while she slept, he even posed for a photograph doing it! If we have to lose the Alabama Senate race, we can at least take that clown down with him. White nationalist Richard Spencer loses his verified status as Twitter infringes on his constitutional right to a blue check mark, and Charles Manson lies on his deathbed 46 years after he was sentenced to death for the murder of 11 people. Best of all, the great Eric Metaxas comes on the show to defend Martin Luther’s honor and discuss his new book, “Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World.” Finally, all of your most pressing questions answered in the Mailbag!

Ep. 59 - Cynical Democrats Suddenly Recant Sex Crimes

Now that the Clintons are finished and Roy Moore is on the ropes, Democrats are spewing crocodile tears over their decades of covering up sexual abuse against women. Then, Amelia Hamilton, Jacob Airey, and Candace Owens join the Panel of Deplorables to discuss insufferable millennial card game Cards Against Humanity’s vow to subvert immigration law, the ironically named global atheist convention “Reason To Hope” being cancelled because no one wants to go, and the poetic diction of President Trump’s latest tweets.

Ep. 58 - Dems Grill Sessions On Russia: Do You Still Beat Your Wife?

Jeff Sessions headed to Capitol Hill today, where Democrats who couldn’t coherently grill him over alleged Russia collusion grasped for straws, humiliating themselves and entertaining us. Then Josh Yasmeh and Campus Reform’s Cabot Philips join the Panel of Deplorables to discuss Trump slam dunk on getting China to release UCLA basketball players in custody, the total media silence on a Democrat congressional candidates accused of stalking and sending lewd photos to a New Mexico woman, and conservatives’ victory over media matters in the great Sean Hannity Keurig Coffee War of 2017.