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Inside Sources Full Show April 15th, 2024: Stephanie McCrummen, Theo Meyer, Robert Sherman and More!

Start off your week with Boyd and get past the headlines on the day's biggest stories. Take a look into what will come of Iran’s attack on Israel over the weekend with Robert Sherman and understand how it will affect the Speaker of the House with the help of Theo Meyer. Curtis Bennet, the Executive Direct of One Kind Act, joins the show to talk about the One Kind Act Summit that happened this past weekend. Eric Boehm fills us in on the biggest Tax Day qualms and More!

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Apr 15, 2024 3:32 PM
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The Unifying Force of Tax Frustration

Boyd look back on the developing situation between Israel and Iran. How will this affect the conflict in Gaza? Will Speaker Johnson be able to pass an adequate aid package? Revisit the myth that Billionaires are only paying 8% in taxes. Why does this rumor persist despit being dubunked? The bottom line is that no one is happy with their taxes or what they're being used for. It's time for a change on a public stage.

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Apr 15, 2024 3:20 PM
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The Consequences of the Serengeti Land Grab

Stephanie McCrummen joins Boyd to take a deep dive into her cover story for the Atlatic. In the name of conservation, the African government has snatched hundreds of acres of land away from its indigenous people, the Maasai. Is boosted tourism worth the death of a culture? Does the government have the right to do this? Stephanie McCrummen from the Atlantic joins the show.

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Apr 15, 2024 3:14 PM
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An Important Moment for Aid Packages & Speaker Johnson

We're coming back to the Middle East discussion to understand how this will affect the aid battle in congress, specifically Speaker Johnson's ability to get controversial funding passed. Theodoric Meyer walks through the Speakers three most likely options in his Post piece today.

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Apr 15, 2024 3:10 PM
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The Humanitarian Work of the Inn Between

We can't forget that real change starts at home. Without the first small step into your community, towards your neighbor, the big goals we are all reaching towards will never come. An organization that exemplifies this philosophy is the Inn Between, reaching out in the community everyday to change lives. Executive Director Jillian Olmsted joins the show.

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Apr 15, 2024 3:9 PM
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The One Kind Act Summit with Curtis Bennett

Curtis Bennet, the Executive Director of One Kind Act, has made it his mission to increase kindness in the world, one day, one person, and one kind act at a time. The extraordinary work done by the One Kind Act a Day charity has transformed the lives of so many since its beginning, and continues their work around the world today.

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Apr 15, 2024 3:8 PM
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Who's Picking Up the Tab on Tax Day?

It's April 15th and the nation has united to bemoan the last day to file your 2023 taxes on time. With tax season comes the conversation of who should be paying more when everyone wants to be paying less. What does a fair share look like when most Americans don't understand how things are divided now? Eric Boehm from Reason joins the show. 

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Apr 15, 2024 3:8 PM
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How Will Israel Respond to Iran’s Latest Attack?

The world is still reeling from the attacks that took place over the weekend when Iran launched a series of missile and drone attacks against Israel. Thankfully, due to the Iron Dome, the skill of Israeli and American servicemen and women and the help of our allies, no one was killed from these attacks and minimal damage was done. But now we have to unpack what comes next. Robert Sherman from NewsNation joins the show.

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Apr 15, 2024 3:6 PM
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Inside Sources Full Show April, 2024: Rep. John Curtis, Time Shriver, Natalie Gouchner and More!

Spend Thursday Afternoon with Boyd Matheson and get past the headlines on the days biggest stories. Representative John Curtis joins the show to discuss the EXPLORE Act and the importance of protecting Utahs natural wonders. Tim Shriver and Natalie Gouchner have a conversation on the importance of human dignity. Tal Wilk-Glazer talk about the Utah Agritech Summit all the way from Israel and More!

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Apr 11, 2024 3:31 PM
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High Impact Math: Adding Up the Principles That Produced the Amazing Life of Ted Wilson

Boyd reflects on the honorable and admirable legacy Mayor Ted Wilson left behind on April 11, 2024. What does it take for a man to truly change his community for the better? To create an expectation of commitment and greatness for those around him? And most importantly, to be a friend to all? 

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Apr 11, 2024 3:27 PM
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The Life and Legacy of Mayor Ted Wilson

Former mayor of Salt Lake City, Ted Wilson passed earlier today at the age of 84. "Mayor Ted" was a true statesman, community influencer and leaves a legacy to celebrate and emmulate. Jason Perry from the HInckley Institute of Politics and KSL 5 TVs Carole Mikita join Boyd to reflect on the principle that drove an extraordinary life.

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Apr 11, 2024 3:22 PM
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Tim Shriver on Human Dignity

Our nation seems to be stuck in an age of rage and a season of unreason – where the cancer of contempt is undermining our confidence in our country and unraveling not only our trust in the institutions of our constitutional republic – but fraying the fabric of trust we have with each other as neighbors and fellow citizens. Many so-called leaders have resorted to political finger-pointing or finger wagging, while others have simply shrugged their shoulders saying “It’s not my job!” Two people who have taken a decidedly different direction to driving elevated dialogue and re-enthroning respect for human dignity are our friends Tim Shriver and Natalie Gouchner.

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Apr 11, 2024 3:16 PM
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Utah's Agritech Summit 2024

Tal Wilk-Glazer joins the show from Israel to speak on how Utah acts as a global agricultural intersection. The Agritech Summit will run from April 15th-18th in St. George, Utah!

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Apr 11, 2024 3:10 PM
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Should President Biden Be Banking on a Childcare Revolution?

Possibly the most important conversation we can have on this show is the conversation of our children's future. What kind of world are we leaving our kids and our grandkids and their kids? How can we make it better for them? Well, it's possible that this shared question could strengthen the Biden campaign in crucial swing states. But how exactly could accessible childcare re-elect President Biden? Professor Bruce Ackerman joins the show.

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Apr 11, 2024 3:4 PM
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Rep. John Curtis on the EXPLORE Act

Utahns are passionate about the unique and incredible outdoor spaces that can be found throughout our state. Protecting these spaces of natural wonder is critically important, as is improving access so more people can share in the benefits of exploring the great outdoors. Rep. John Curtis is leading legislation to protect these places through the EXPLORE Act.

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Apr 11, 2024 3:3 PM
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Inside Sources Full Show April 10th, 2024: Japans Prime Minister Visits, Ceasefire Talks Continue, J.D. Tuccille and More!

Take on Wednesdays biggest stories with Boyd Matheson. Get a deeper understanding of the United States' role in the United Nations call for ceasefire in Gaza. Hear from J.D. Tuccille on Americas developing dictatorship problem. Get past the headlines on the FAFSA failure trial, the visit from Japans Prime Minister and more!

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Apr 10, 2024 3:27 PM
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Elephants Do Not Bite, But Fleas Do

If you only focus on lifes big issues, you'll miss the little things that move us forwards. The only way to succeed, whether it be in policy or personal life, small moments are the only ways to create larger waves. Boyd asks us to keep focus on our everyday actions and remember that little things build life. 

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Apr 10, 2024 3:15 PM
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Fixing the Motion to Vacate

We would all like to see a little less dysfunction and a little more function in Congress. One of the obstacles to slowing down legislation is the current rules surrounding the motion to vacate. Today, it is far too easy for disgruntled lawmakers to threaten to replace the Speaker of the House and throw the process into chaos, as we saw play out last year in the ouster of Kevin McCarthy. However, previously under Nancy Pelosi, it was impossible to vacate the Speakership. What if a simple change could be made that could find a better place in between these extremes? Robert Oldham joins the show.

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Apr 10, 2024 3:6 PM
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America Doesn’t Want a Dictator. But we are Tempted by Unilateral Power

Democracy is messy, it feels slow and cumbersome, and can too often fail to live up to its place as an ideal system of government. And in American democracy today, there is far too much focus on beating enemies of the opposite political party. How do we change this without giving anyone unilateral power and giving up on our democratic process? J.D. Tuccille from Reason joins the show.

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Apr 10, 2024 3:4 PM
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Congress Holds Hearings to Address Major FAFSA Update Failures

The Biden administration had an idea as part of their education policy. Let's make the process to apply for financial aid easier. The program known as FAFSA helps millions of students get help from the federal government to attend college. However, as they implemented their plan, it turns out it wasn't as easy as it seemed. Now, glitches in the system have delayed thousands of students from applying for and receiving aid.

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Apr 10, 2024 3:3 PM
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The Complicated Dynamic Between the US, the UN, and Israel

We've been talking about the noticeable shift surrounding the situation in Gaza and things are getting more complicated by the day. Despite the United Nations call for ceasefire in Gaza last month, Hamas and Israel have not been able to come to an agreement. There's also of global opinion, missing hostages and US obligation to consider. But what is the world proposing President Biden do? Is there an end in sight and who is part of it?

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Apr 10, 2024 3:3 PM
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The White House Hosts Japan Prime Minister Kishida and Bolsters Pacific Alliance

When things get tough, look to your friends. This piece of wisdom is more applicable today than ever in the world, and the United States needs friends to tackle the many challenges facing our nation and the world. Today, the White House is hosting the leader of one of our greatest friends, the nation of Japan. What are we trying to accomplish together?

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Apr 10, 2024 3:2 PM
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Inside Sources Full Show April 9th, 2024: Speaker of the House Mike Johnson, Representative Celeste Maloy and More!

Join Boyd Matheson to get a jump on Tuesdays best stories. Speaker of the House Mike Johnson calls in with Representative Celeste Maloy to discuss the state of Congress and the values we should be striving to get back to. Fiona Harrigan joins the show to analyze the constitutionality of President Bidens actions against the Houthis. Patrick Marley gives up an Inside Look on how recent changes to voter laws might impact the presidential election and more!

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Apr 9, 2024 3:14 PM
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Reviewing Unintended Consequences

Boyd takes a look back at the show, noting the thread of unintended consequences strewn throughout our stories today. How far does government reach go before Americas are left cleaning up the collateral damage? To ensure we keep our elected officials accountable, we ought to require transparency in front of the American people.

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Apr 9, 2024 3:9 PM
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How Voting Law Changes will Affect the 2024 Election

The Presidential election in November promises to be a close one - you can tell by the way our candidates are scrambling across every swing state in the country. Republicans and Democrats are both desperate to get their majority to the voting booths and, in some cases, keep their opponents supporters away. How have voting laws changed since the last election and what does that mean for our polls? Patrick Marley from The Washington Post joins the show.

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Apr 9, 2024 3:5 PM
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