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Is democracy for sale? Peter Thiel thinks so.
We were honored to have Fred Wellman on the show. Fred pulls no punches about what’s happening in America and lowers the boom on Peter Thiel. #PFT
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Is our Democracy for sale? We discuss the influence of billionaire Peter Thiel and the consequences of his exorbitant political spending with Democratic political consultant, Fred Wellman. Fred Wellman is cofounder of Beer Hall Super PAC, which is dedicated to pushing back against the erasure of January 6th and Republican anti-democratic efforts. Wellman is a military veteran, who served four combat tours over Operation Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He previously served as the Executive Director and a Senior Advisor to the Lincoln Project and was CEO and Founder of his own public relations firm focused on veteran and military family issues for almost a decade after retirement from the Army.
0:00 - Intro
1:00 - Heidi Cuda’s Frontloaded
6:68 - Word Phrase of the Week: “Provokatsiya”
10:28 - Why it Matters by High Fidelity
28:23:16 - Brief Legal Briefs with Sean Conner
33:36:07 - Jim Stewartson's Hellscape
49:29:21 - Interview with Fred Wellman
1:26:38 - Wrap Up
****** Guest socials: Twitter: @fpwellman Instagram @FPWellmanUnfiltered Podcast: On Democracy with Fred Wellman (live on Callin; and published on Apple and Spotify) Beer Hall Project is @BeerHallProject on all platforms
Bio: Fred Wellman is Democratic political consultant, pro-democracy advocate, and activist. He is the host of his own podcast, ‘On Democracy with FPWellman’ on Callin and published on Apple and Spotify. He is the cofounder of the Beer Hall Project a Super PAC dedicated to pushing back against the erasure of January 6th and Republican anti-democratic efforts since. He is currently a senior advisor to several Democratic Congressional races against key members who voted against Electoral College certification as well as ‘Voters for Tomorrow’ a Gen Z voting rights group. He previously served as the Executive Director and a Senior Advisor to the Lincoln Project and was CEO and Founder of his own public relations firm focused on veteran and military family issues for almost a decade after retirement from the Army. Wellman served for 22-years as an aviator and public affairs officer including four combat tours over Operation's Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. He retired out of the Pentagon in 2010 and embarked on a civilian career as an entrepreneur and veterans advocate. Early in the pandemic crisis he served as Administrative Chief of Staff of a COVID Field Hospital in New York City staffed by military special operations veterans. He is Ranger-qualified and a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and the Harvard Kennedy School. He is from Kirkwood, Missouri and recently returned to St. Louis for family.
****** RADICALIZED: Truth Survives is a weekly investigative podcast exposing the strategies and techniques used in disinformation and the rise of far-right extremism with Heidi Cuda, Jim Stewartson, High Fidelity, and Sean Conner. New episode every Monday morning at 8:00am CST.