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McCuistion TV Tapings – August 29th

  Challenging Topics, key thought leaders… Join us, Tuesday, August 29th for McCuistion tapings on some really thought provoking issues: Starting at 2:00 PM, continuing until 8:30 PM.  TOPICS 2:45 PM: The Opioid Crisis Lee Fitzgerald: Interventionist; CAADC, BRI. Paul  L. Hokemeyer, PhD: Clinical and consulting psychotherapist.   3:45 PM: The State of the State of Texas Vance Ginn:... [Read more]

What Really Caused the 2008 Financial Crisis, Part Two (re-air)

Is Wall Street still controlling our government? Left to Right: Rashad Abdel-Khalik, PhD, Richard M. Bowen, III, C.R. “Rusty” Cloutier and Michael G. Winston, PhD Was the financial crisis a planned, organized, strategic, systemic embracing of loopholes that allowed for deliberate fraud? And does the TBTF still have a stranglehold on government through regulations that are allowing them... [Read more]

What Really Caused the 2008 Financial Crisis, Part One (Re-Air)

So, what really caused the 2008 crisis: the failure of capitalism, socialism, too much regulation, too little regulation, Wall Street greed, fraud, corruption, cronyism, stupidity? Or all of the above? Guest, Representative Jeb Hensarling comments, “We suffered from dumb regulations and regulators, and Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac who practiced capitalism on the way up and socialism on the way... [Read more]

Silk Road: Drugs, the Internet, and Ross Ulbricht

Two years ago, Ross Ulbricht, “Dread Pirate Roberts, the creator of Silk Road, was sentenced to life in prison without parole for creating and running the Silk Road, a massive dark web drug market. Since this program was taped, an appellate court denied an application from his legal team. Ross has received two life sentences without parole. This last weekend I interviewed Lyn Ulbricht, who is... [Read more]

Relationships and Diversity in the Boardroom

Many decisions made in a boardroom rely on relationships and diversity of opinions and experience, skill and style. Diversity today is more than diversity in gender and ethnicity. Joining host Dennis McCuistion to talk about the critical role diversity and relationships play in good governance are: Deborah L. DeHaas, Vice Chair and Chief Inclusion Officer, Managing Partner; Center for Board Effectiveness,... [Read more]

Is the News Media the Enemy of the People?

President Trump has called the media the enemy of the people, routinely castigates them, and has referred to the media as the “opposition party” to his administration. The media has always been the whipping boy of the politician, this is not new. Journalists are supposed to ask questions, get answers from many different sources, and be the eyes and ears of the American people in their role... [Read more]

Globalization: The Pros and Cons

Why are so many people angered by and seemingly against globalization including our present administration? Left to Right: Dennis McCuistion, Pia Orrenius, PhD, Matthew Rooney, and Niki McCuistion Joining host, Dennis McCuistion, to discuss the pros and cons of globalization are: Pia Orrenius, PhD: Vice President and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve, Dallas and Matthew Rooney: Director of the Economic... [Read more]

Is the Federal Reserve Good for America?

The Federal Reserve has had promoters and detractors since its inception in 1913. An arm of the government and nominally owned by the banks that belong to the system, it’s been blamed for the Great Depression, praised, and criticized for helping lessen the 2008 financial crisis. As America’s central bank its purpose is to conduct monetary policy, the pursuit of full employment and stable... [Read more]

Ethics and Transparency as Antidotes to Financial Fraud (Re-Air)

Ethics, as defined by Merriam-Webster is “the discipline dealing with what is good and bad and with moral duty and obligation… the principles of conduct governing an individual or a group.” Our experts, Marianne Jennings, J.D.: Professor Emeritus Arizona State University Ethical and Legal Studies, author of The Seven Signs of Ethical Collapse; commended as a top 100 thought leader... [Read more]

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