The Modern Federalist Podcast

The Modern Federalist Podcast

”The Modern Federalist” is a dynamic and thought-provoking podcast hosted by Charlton Allen. With a keen focus on politics, international affairs, American society, and life in the 21st century, this cutting-edge podcast offers a fresh perspective on the issues that shape our world. Through engaging discussions and insightful interviews, Charlton Allen delves into the complexities of modern governance, exploring the challenges and opportunities that arise in an ever-changing global landscape. Join us as we navigate the intricacies of contemporary politics and delve into the pressing issues that define our times. Tune in to ”The Modern Federalist” for an enlightening and captivating exploration of the world we live in.


June 11, 2024 48 mins

The Modern Federalist Podcast

Hosted by: Charlton Allen with Special Guest Dr. Robert Moffit  Episode 17 Show Notes

In Episode 17: “Modernizing Medicare—Before It’s Too Late,” Charlton covers a variety of topics:

  1. Episode Introduction: Charlton briefly reviews the docket for today.
  2. Segment 1: The episode begins with a discussion of the recent sanctions placed on Iran by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) due to th...

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**Modern Federalist Podcast** *Hosted by Charlton Allen*


**Episode Intro: ** Welcome back to the Modern Federalist Podcast, where we discuss the pressing issues confronting Americans today. In this Special Edition, we're dissecting the recent conviction of President Trump for felonies in Manhattan.

**Prologue: ** In our prologue segment, we'll provide an overview of this special edition, focusing on the landmar...

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Episode 15: "For Whom does the Flag Fly? It flies for Thee.” Segment 1: UNC’s DEI Dilemma
  • The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees diverts millions from divisive DEI programs to bolster public safety initiatives.
  • But this is just the tip of the iceberg—the roots of DEI run deep in the UNC system. And the UNC BOG is taking action.
  • Our battle to uproot these misguided policies has just begun.
Segment 2: Justice Samuel Ali...
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    Episode 14: “Podcastin' U.N.C. and the NoCal Professor Wipeout” Introduction

    Hosted by: Charlton Allen

    Special Guest: Grant Lefelar, editor, Carolina Review

    Segments: Prologue: Charlton introduces the episode
    1. Missed Opportunities

      • Senator Mitt Romney’s truth bomb: President Biden missed a golden chance by not pardoning former President Trump.
      • Despite campaign promises, Biden’s actions have fueled rancor and division.
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    May 11, 2024 56 mins
    Episode 13: It was a GDTBATH!  Introduction
    • Host: Charlton Allen
    • Special Guest: Grant Lefelar
    • Theme: It was a GDTBATH (meaning a "Great Day to be a Tar Heel").
    • Date: 11 May 2024
    • Charlton's customary prologue lays out the agenda for this episode
    Episode Segments 1. UNC Chapel Hill Flag Incident
    • Pro-Hamas protesters attempt to replace the American flag with the Palestinian flag at UNC-Chapel Hill.
    • Community resilienc...
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    April 30, 2024 41 mins

    Episode Notes: “Deep State U.”

    Host: Charlton Allen

    Special Guest: Jameson Broggi

    In this riveting episode 12 of the Modern Federalist Podcast, we dive deep into the heart of liberty, dissecting critical issues that shape our nation. Buckle up, patriots—here’s what’s on the agenda:

    1. The California Energy Circus 🎪🔥

      • Governor Gavin Newsom is in the center ring as we unravel the complexities of California’s energy crisis. ...
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    April 20, 2024 46 mins

    It's time for Episode 11 of the Modern Federalist Podcast!  Host: Charlton Allen

    Special Guest: Jack Fitzhenry of the Heritage Foundation

    1. Carnegie-Mellon’s $700 Million Problem: We discuss the failure of Carnegie-Mellon University to properly disclose a substantial financial tie to the Qatari government. We’ll explore the implications of this oversight and discuss Pennsylvania’s options for a penalty.

    2. Biden’s Corporate Ta...

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    April 12, 2024 35 mins
    Episode 10: "The Many Loves of Fani Willis"

    Hosted by Charlton Allen

    Introduction Segment 1: Fani's Love Affairs with Controversy

    District Attorney Fani Willis dances on the edge of controversy, embracing high-stakes RICO cases and reveling in election battles. And her soft spot for the attorney handling President Trump's election cases? Is it love, ambition, or chaos? Listeners, you decide.

    Segment 2: Cherise Trump Interview


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    March 30, 2024 39 mins
    “The PRC Dolphins Will Make You Cry” – Episode 9 Show Notes

    Host: Charlton Allen

    1. The Francis Scott Key Bridge: A Collapse Shakes Foundations
    • Incident Recap:
      • On March 26, 2024, the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore collapsed after a container ship struck a support pillar.
      • Vehicles plunged into the Patapsco River, and the impact on the Port of Baltimore has been significant. 
    2. Upholding Free Speech: T...
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    March 24, 2024 33 mins
    “Mr. President, There’s a Pill for That”

    Host: Charlton Allen

    Segment 1: Fact Check on President Biden’s Tax Claims

    In our first segment, we dissect President Biden’s tax claims from the State of the Union address. The media often falls short when it comes to scrutinizing these claims, but fear not—Chris Edwards from the Cato Institute sets the record straight. Let’s separate fact from fiction and shed light on the truth. You can f...

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    March 14, 2024 35 mins

    It's time for Episode 7 of The Modern Federalist with host Charlton Allen and special guest Cherise Trump:

    1. Laken Riley Controversy: We discuss the recent controversy surrounding the tragic case of Laken Riley and dissect President Biden’s linguistic slip-up at the State of the Union address, as well as his subsequent apology for using the term ‘illegal’.

    2. Border Crisis: We turn our attention to the alarming situation at ou...

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    March 7, 2024 40 mins

    Episode 6: "It's Trump's Bond Like No Other; plus the rise of campus antisemitism, the unanimous (yet not so unanimous) Supreme decision: the metadata trail tells all"

    In this episode:

    1. Intro Monologue: We start the episode with a brief introduction from Host Charlton Allen, setting the stage for the discussions to follow. We acknowledge the unfolding political landscape following Super Tuesday and the suspension of Nikki Haley...

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    Episode 5: Hosted by Charlton Allen

    1.  **Interview with Special Guest North Carolina Senator Amy Galey** Discussion on the North Carolina Opportunity Scholarship program and the concept of School Choice in general.
    2. **Governor Roy Cooper's Call for a Moratorium on the Opportunity Scholarship Program**                   Analysis of the impact of the proposed moratorium on parents who are currently applying for the progra...
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    Episode Title: Power Plays: From Gridiron to Gavels, with a Green Twist on the 40 Acres

    Host: Charlton Allen

    Guest: John Malcolm

    Episode Summary:

    In this episode, we delve into a variety of topics that are shaping our nation and its future.

    1. Foreign Influence in Universities: We discuss a recent report by the Heritage Foundation that highlights the issue of foreign influence in America’s universities.

    2. Energy Sector Reform: We...

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    Welcome to the third episode of the Modern Federalist podcast. In this episode, we delve into a variety of topics that are shaping the current political, educational, and cultural landscape. Here are some of the highlights:

    1. Speech First vs UNC: We discuss the recent actions of Speech First, a non-profit organization dedicated to defending students’ free speech rights, as they take on the University of North Carolina.

    2. MIT and...

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    In this insightful episode of The Modern Federalist, host Charlton Allen brings to the fore critical discussions on U.S. national security and defense industry capacity.

    In the first segment, Charlton engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Director Robert Greenway, the head of the Allison Center for National Security at The Heritage Foundation. They delve into the recently published 2024 Index of U.S. Military Strength...

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    January 20, 2024 39 mins

    Here it is! The premiere episode of the Modern Federalist podcast is hosted by Charlton Allen. 

    In this episode we introduce the podcast, then visit with Melissa Giller, an executive with the Ronald Reagan Foundation and Presidential Library. Melissa discusses the ongoing exhibit at the library, Auschwitz: Not Long Ago, Not Far Away. This somber and powerful exhibition is even more meaningful today, given the recent resurgence of a...

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    December 28, 2023 2 mins

    Coming in January 2024, it's The Modern Federalist podcast! We'll be challenging the status quo in politics and society here soon. Stay tuned!

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