Hold These Truths with Dan Crenshaw

by Dan Crenshaw

Congressman Dan Crenshaw joins the world's leading experts for deep and insightful conversations about the most important issues facing us today.

  

Latest Episodes

What Happened in Texas, with Alex Epstein and Robert Bryce

Alex Epstein and Robert Bryce join us to examine the truth about what went wrong with the Texas power grid this week.

Alex Epstein is the founder of Center for Industrial Progress, co-founder of Thoughtful.community, writer at EnergyTalkingPoints.com, and the author of "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels." Follow him on Twitter at @AlexEpstein.

Robert Bryce is host of The Power Hungry podcast and a visiting fellow at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity. He is the author of six best-selling, critically acclaimed books on American energy, including "Pipe Dreams: Greed, Ego, and the Death of Enron" and "A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations." He is the creator of the documentary "Juice: How Electricity Explains The World." Follow him on Twitter at @pwrhungry.


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Posted on 18 February 2021 | 2:10 am


How Progressive Energy Policies Are Hurting Average Americans, with Robert Bryce

Robert Bryce, host of The Power Hungry podcast and a visiting fellow at the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, joins us to discuss how progressive politics is shaping energy regulations across the country, and why it is ultimately an "energy" injustice to low and middle class Americans. We also cover California's grid problems, solar subsidies, Biden's energy mandates, and much more.

Bryce is also the author of six best-selling, critically acclaimed books on American energy, including "Pipe Dreams: Greed, Ego, and the Death of Enron" and "A Question of Power: Electricity and the Wealth of Nations." Follow him on Twitter at @pwrhungry.


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Posted on 14 February 2021 | 10:48 pm


SEAL Reunion, with Mike Hayes - Bonus Ep. 3

Mike Hayes is a former commander of SEAL Team Two and one of Dan's first mentors in the SEAL Teams. They talk battle stories, taking risks, coping with tragedy, and lessons from the SEAL ethos that everyone should know.

Mike Hayes is the author of "Never Enough: A Navy SEAL Commander on Living a Life of Excellence, Agility, and Meaning." He is the former Commanding Officer of SEAL Team Two, leading a two thousand–person Special Operations Task Force in Southeastern Afghanistan. In addition to a twenty-year career as a SEAL, Mike was a White House Fellow, served two years as Director of Defense Policy and Strategy at the National Security Council, and has worked directly with both Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.


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Posted on 9 February 2021 | 11:47 pm


Smarter Ways to Protect the Environment, with Dr. Bjorn Lomborg

Dr. Bjorn Lomborg returns! We examine the impractical realities of the Biden Administration's new energy mandates, how similar mandates have fared around the world, and a few simple policies that would have an enormous positive impact on Earth's ecosystem.. We also cover the bad second order effects of "renewable" energy on nature and developing countries, the truth about electric vehicles, how to debunk the left's most common and misleading argument on climate change, and much more.

Watch the video of this podcast on YouTube: https://youtu.be/Jj7WqsbOkw0


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Posted on 7 February 2021 | 6:49 pm


Left vs Right: The Definition of Free Speech - Bonus Ep. 2

For the next bonus episode, Dan expands on the ideas in his recent column for the Daily Wire: "Democrats and Republicans Have Different Definitions of Free Speech. That's A Problem."

Read it here: https://www.dailywire.com/news/crenshaw-democrats-and-republicans-have-different-definitions-of-free-speech-thats-a-problem

Watch and Subscribe to Hold These Truths on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2XDiCjAHtJqnSEzrHAY5IQ


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Posted on 6 February 2021 | 8:31 pm


The Secret to Prosperity in Life and Nations, with Matt Ridley

Matt Ridley joins us from across the pond for a wide-ranging conversation, including how British government works, post-Brexit Europe, vaccine distribution, and the key to prosperity in life, markets, and nations. And for all you Bridgerton fans out there - we cover what the title "Viscount" actually means.

Matt Ridley is a biologist, member of the British Parliament's House of Lords, and the bestselling author of How Innovation Works: And Why It Flourishes in Freedom, The Evolution of Everything: How New Ideas Emerge, The Rational Optimist: How Prosperity Evolves, Genome: The Autobiography of a Species in 23 Chapters, and The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature. Follow Matt on Twitter at @mattwridley.


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Posted on 2 February 2021 | 8:07 pm


COVID Culture Wars - Bonus Ep. 1

Dan expands on the ideas in his recently published opeds in the first of a series of bonus episodes for Hold These Truths.

First up is "COVID Culture Wars" - from an oped published recently in The Daily Wire - examining why policy decisions regarding COVID and lockdowns have fallen almost completely along partisan lines.

Read the oped on The Daily Wire here: https://www.dailywire.com/news/crenshaw-to-understand-illogical-lockdowns-we-must-understand-the-lefts-thinking

One more thing: Hold These Truths is coming to YouTube! This is our first episode with video accompanying, and soon every episode will feature video-taped interviews with Dan and guests. Over the next few weeks all 123 past episodes of the show will also be uploaded to YouTube. Follow along at Dan's official YouTube page: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2XDiCjAHtJqnSEzrHAY5IQ


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Posted on 1 February 2021 | 11:32 pm


How a New Generation Is Empowering the Right to Life Movement, with Lila Rose

Lila Rose is the Founder and President of Live Action, an organization which, in just a few years, has completely transformed the way activists win hearts and minds over to the pro-life movement. Lila joins us to talk about the art of persuasion, how Live Action helped revitalize the movement, and the best strategies to pass meaningful pro-life legislation at the state and federal levels.

Follow Lila Rose on Twitter at @LilaGraceRose.


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Posted on 29 January 2021 | 6:02 pm


Is Everything Really Getting Worse? - with Marian Tupy

Cato Institute and HumanProgress.org's Marian Tupy joins us for a look at the current state of humanity and the trends we're seeing in everything from poverty to health care to the environment.

Marian L. Tupy is the editor of Human​Progress​.org, a senior fellow at the Cato Institute's Center for Global Liberty and Prosperity and co‐​author of The Simon Project. He specializes in globalization and global well‐​being, and politics and economics of Europe and Southern Africa. He is the co‐​author of the recent book, "Ten Global Trends that Every Smart Person Needs to Know: And Many Other Trends You Will Find Interesting."


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Posted on 25 January 2021 | 11:45 pm