The Kevin Roberts Show

The Kevin Roberts Show

Each episode of The Kevin Roberts Show is a weekly rallying cry for lovers of freedom everywhere, packed with Dr. Roberts’ analysis on the issues of the day and deep conversations with the movers and shakers of American politics and culture. And all of it backed by the academic excellence of The Heritage Foundation. As a former college professor and current president of The Heritage Foundation, America’s most influential policy organization, Dr. Roberts has spent his career learning, educating, and taking decisive action for a brighter America. He believes that conservatives have every reason to be hopeful, because conservative ideas are ideas that work. It’s time to go on offense. Hosted on Acast. See for more information.


June 7, 2023 27 mins

From the time they enter school, Americans are told that their elected Congress passes laws, which go to their elected President's desk for approval. Missing from that equation is the administrative state: a mass of dark money groups and powerful career bureaucrats which have tightened their grip over our country, our finances, and our future.

Former Utah congressman and Fox News contributor Jason Chaffetz is the latest guest o...

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In the last few decades, higher education has undergone a fundamental transformation. The monk-like scholars once responsible for the education of America's young adults have been replaced, by and large, with woke, self-serving political activists.

Classical education, employed by colleges and charter schools across the nation, uses logical reasoning and the great texts of the Western world to educate their pupils and fight the ...

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May 24, 2023 58 mins

At the core of America lies a set of guiding principles of free enterprise and a strong national defense.

Will Ruger — President of the American Institute for Economic Research — joins the show to cast his vision for effectively protecting American interests, its citizens and institutions without needless bloodletting, while securing a future of economic stability.

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May 17, 2023 34 mins
Taking on the New “Big Government”

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May 10, 2023 42 mins

What does an effective national security policy look like in an ever-changing world? How do conservatives ensure the United States maintains itself as a force for good and bulwark against enemies of freedom like the Chinese Communist Party, without falling into fallacies and approaches that have proven costly or wrong?

Joining the show to weigh in is Victoria Coates —senior advisor to the U.S. secretary of energy under Presiden...

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May 3, 2023 40 mins

From the football field to the U.S. Senate, Coach and Alabama Senator Tommy Tuberville has never turned away from risk or confrontation.

The former head coach of Auburn University’s football team joins the show to share the lessons and strategies he’s bringing from his time between the goalposts to Washington, breaks down why he left the world of sports for a political career, the issues he’s taking on — from keeping radical abo...

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April 26, 2023 16 mins

Gov. Ron DeSantis is the left's worst nightmare — despite massive and coordinated attacks against his administration, the sunshine state continues to thrive under his leadership.

He joins the show to lay out what he's doing to empower parents, fight woke corporate interests, defend life, tackle the climate cartel, and explain why the next conservative U.S. president must dismantle the administrative state.

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April 19, 2023 41 mins

Though Ryan Bomberger was conceived in rape, he says he was raised in love. His adoption by a large, multi-racial Christian family changed his life and the life of his 12 siblings, most of whom were also adopted.

His message? Live by love, regardless of how others perceive it.

Ryan Bomberger’s birth mother chose life for him. Fast forward to today, Ryan leads the Radiance Foundation, a life-affirming non-profit that focu...

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April 12, 2023 38 mins

Enes Freedom dunked on professional basketball to fight for freedom. Join Kevin as the former NBA star shares his inspiring journey of sacrificing his career to advocate for human rights and democracy — a move that even caused his home country of Turkey to place a $500,000 bounty on his head.

From TikTok to the Uyghur genocide, the Chinese Communist Party has shown itself as brutal and dangerous. Even still, the goods China pro...

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April 5, 2023 34 mins

“The truth is joy comes from the inside. For me, joy starts with my relationship with the Lord. Without that, I don't know how you have joy." This Holy Week, Senator Tim Scott shares an inspiring message about the significance of finding joy in our lives, particularly during difficult times.

Mired in poverty and raised in a single-parent household, U.S. Senator Tim Scott says that he is living his mother’s American Dream. Since ...

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March 29, 2023 51 mins

Red state governors and lawmakers must be equipped with the resources to advocate for conservative policies. Today’s guest, Theo Wold shares what he has learned from taking the battle to the Idaho state legislature—and why more conservatives need to do the same.

Theo Wold is a former deputy assistant to the president for policy in the Office of American Innovation in the Trump administration. Wold clerked at the United States C...

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March 22, 2023 16 mins
Ahead of TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew's appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee this week, Kara Frederick answers the question: What does TikTok’s ties to the Chinese Communist Party mean for the everyday American?

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The Heritage Foundation has been helping the conservative movement fight for America for 50 years. In a conversation with Texas Values President Jonathan Saenz, Kevin breaks down the strategy needed for the movement to tackle today's political problems.

Sharing insight from his time as President of Wyoming Catholic College and CEO of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, Kevin lays out what it means to be on offense and how Her...

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March 8, 2023 45 mins
What is missing from America’s China policy? Renowned China expert Dr. Michael Pillsbury joins Kevin for an in-depth discussion into the threat posed by the Chinese Communist Party and the new Cold War that China has initiated while American leaders have remained complacent.  

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March 1, 2023 40 mins
From harrowing special forces missions in Iraq and Afghanistan to the top position in the Pentagon, Chris Miller shares a gripping account of his time as the Acting Secretary of Defense during the tumultuous final days of the Trump administration and issues a dire warning about the military’s readiness under President Biden.

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February 26, 2023 38 mins

Missouri Senator Josh Hawley joins Kevin to discuss a truth that Washington needs to hear now more than ever: Our current foreign policy is falling apart at the seams.

If China invades Taiwan, they are likely to be successful. In his speech titled A Time for Truth, Senator Hawley argues for developing a defense policy that prioritizes our greatest geo-political threat—China—challenges the “uniparty” consensus on Ukraine, and s...

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February 22, 2023 41 mins

One only needs to recall the “Summer of Love” to understand the Left's nefarious intentions in their efforts to defund the police, leverage rogue prosecutors, and stoke further flames of division across our nation. These actions only harm the very communities that the left-leaning reformers claim to be helping.

Conservatives must lead the way in advocating for policies that prioritize public safety and ensure American cities r...

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The Heritage Foundation celebrates its 50th anniversary Thursday, February 16, and Heritage Foundation President Kevin Roberts is reflecting on the leading conservative think tank's success over the past five decades.

"There are a lot of ways I would put that, but I think most succinctly it would be [that] Heritage has always been willing without fail to state the truth, even in those times when stating the truth comes with some...

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February 15, 2023 41 mins

There is no denying the fact that the Left has coopted our institutions of education and manipulated them into a tool to advance their radical ideology. From curricula that teach students that America is racist and maleficent, to administrators that prioritize Drag Queen Story Hour over the fundamentals—reading, writing, and math—progressives have destroyed our education system and turned kids into ‘haters of America’.

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Heritage President Kevin Roberts shares some of his favorite moments from interviews with those in the fight to take back education from the grasp of the radical Left.

Through conversations with Governors Ron DeSantis and Doug Ducey, Chris Rufo, Tiffany Justice, and more, Kevin discusses the fraudulent, woke propaganda disguised as curricula, punitive COVID-era mask and vaccine mandates, and powerful K-12 bureaucracies that env...

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