TFOT 5/8/16 Mother’s Day with Gail McWilliams

TFOT 5/8/16 Gail McWilliams gave birth to 5 children knowing each birth would pose a risk and cause damage to her eyesight. Though she is now blind, her vision is...

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TFOT 4-2-16 Rep. Bobby Kaufmann & Linda Harvey – LGBTQ v. Government Oversight

  4-2-16 TFOT – Rep. Bobby Kaufmann serves as the Chair of the Iowa House Government Oversight Committee.   Recently the committee investigated the annual LGBTQ conference due to...

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Live 2-18-16 TFOT Dr. Gary Kohls – Vexed by the Zika Virus & Vaccine?

Archive podcast above 2-19-16 / Tune in for broadcast on 99.3FM noon 2-21-16 You’ve heard the warnings, been scared by the images, and seen the vaccine advertisements; why all...

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TFOT 1-20-16 IA Agriculture Secretary Bill Northey & Water Works Lawsuit

    Iowa’s Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey addresses Des Moines Water Works lawsuit with WW CEO Bill Stowe leading the charge against three NW Iowa counties, and ultimately, the farming...

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12-23-15 P. George Tryfiates re-tells Washington’s Christmas Crossing of the Delaware in 1776

2015 Christmas show 12-23-15 live on / 12-27-15 on 99.3FM central Iowa. When we think of 1776, our first thought is usually the Declaration of Independence.  When we...

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TFOT 12-16-15 Lynne Taylor discusses NCLB / ESEA / ESSA passage and its impact.

    1) My article which followed the Senate vote and some truths the big media forgot: 2) My article which followed the House vote with some truths...

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TFOT 12-9-15 Dr. Don Racheter and Dave Davidson

Dr. Don Racheter CEO of Public Interest Institute continues the discussion on a run-a-way, overreaching, unelected wing of bureaucrats adding, not passing through the legislative branch, but adding laws, rules,...

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TFOT 12-2-15 Government Regulations killing industries & costing taxpayers Rob Potter & Paul Reynolds

    Tri-Star Coal Sales Company Owner and President, Rob Potter and Alabama National Committeeman and CEO of Reynolds Technical Associates, Paul Reynolds discuss the ever increasing number of...

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TFOT America’s New Caste System

In America, we have long enjoyed and praised the fact that anyone could work hard and pursue the American Dream choosing whatever career path they desired no matter their...

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Dr. Karen Effrem and Jane Robbins discuss letter to congress to stop ESEA


10-14-15 – Truth For Our Time heard on at 10-11a.m. cdt, on   Dr. Karen Effrem from Education Liberty Watch and Florida Stop Common Core Coalition, and Jane Robbins from American Principles Project discussed the recent letter sent to congress (10-13-15) urging them to suspend work on reauthorizing No Child Left Behind.
The letter was sent to congressional education leaders responsible for crafting the bill – House Education Chairman John Kline (R-MN), Ranking Member Robert Scott (D-VA), Senate Education Chairman Lamar Alexander (R-TN), and Ranking Member Patty Murray (D-WA)
In an impressive show of revolt, the six page letter has five pages of signatures from representatives of 180 groups in 45 states.   Americans are pushing back against federal intrusion and overreach, the press release
This letter strongly urges suspension of work on this bill “until a new administration is elected that, we hope, will follow the rule of law and the Constitution regarding the proper federal role in education.”
This request is being made because:
“…for a conference report to be acceptable to this President, given the administration’s dangerous record in so many aspects of the ESEA and related statutes and programs, the report would be completely unacceptable to us and our membership – the millions of families, students, and in many cases teachers, such as the majority of those surveyed from Tennessee that oppose implementation of Common Core, of this nation who are affected by these policies.”
…This is a powerful statement from grassroots organizations across the nation that we demand the elimination of federal control over education.”
Please take 2 minutes seconds to call your congressional delegation and tell them to vote NO on the ESEA reauthorization: 202.224.3121.   
Tweet the abridged link to your congressional members and to tell them to stop ESEA.

Other links:

As promised in the show, here is the link to Lamar Alexander’s speech promoting the ‘brand new American school’ open for 12 hour days, 7 days a week, year round expanding to 3 month old babies.
The website SSRI Stories discussing the common denominator in many school shootings being the legal drugging of our children. anti
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Senator Mark Chelgren and Janet Huckabee, former 1st Lady of AR

TFOT 9-7-15


State Senator Mark Chelgren* SD 41 Iowa, @SenMarkChelgren, announced 9-6-15 he was running for congress in CD2, a seat currently held by Dave Loebsack.

Chelgren is has an eclectic and colorful background full of adventure, shying away from nothing.  His spirit of service took him down an entrepreneurial track of creating and patenting devices to help the disabled.

He promises, like his service in the State House, he will continue to vote up good and vote down bad bills no matter the party.

Janet Huckabee*, @JanetHuckabee, wife of Governor Mike Huckabee, shares why their family would undertake the ominous task of running for POTUF. What it might look like to have Janet as America’s First lady, and what voters should consider when choosing the POTUS.   She also shares from the heart what most any mama and grandma are weighing out for their families.

*TFOT is not endorsing any candidate/spouse and welcomes Congressman Loebsack, any other office holder or candidate/spouse for an interview any time.
EMAIL  Tamara serves in her capacity as a talk show host and not in a political capacity of any sort when hosting the show though undoubtedly worldview, wisdom, and opinion may shine through.

Other topics mentioned today:

The fastest growing language in America?’s answer might surprise you, it’s not Spanish.

Upcoming Events:

 Join the Israel Allies Foundation on Tuesday, October 13th, 2015 at Grace Fellowship Church for the Jerusalem Call!   Grace Fellowship Church is located at 3980 Poweshiek St. SE, Iowa City, IA.   The event will begin at 7pm CST. This is combined church event for the community – everyone is welcome!
Join CUFI – Christians United for Israel and Quad Cities  12th Annual Night to Honor Israel, Calvary Church of the Quad Cities, 4700 53rd Street, Moline Illinois.    Speakers are Mark Biltz and Arielle Di Porto .  6:30 p.m. pre-show, 7:00 program
Friday, Nov 20th, from 4 – 5:15p.m.  before The FAMiLY Leader’s Presidential Forum,  Iowans will have a chance to stand with Christians United for Israel Action Fund and learn the latest information on Israel / Iran Deal / and the Middle East from Gary Bauer, the CUFI Action National Director.

Scriptures for today:

11 Teach me your way, Lord,
    that I may rely on your faithfulness;
give me an undivided heart,
    that I may fear your name.
12 I will praise you, Lord my God, with all my heart;
    I will glorify your name forever.
13 For great is your love toward me;
    you have delivered me from the depths,
    from the realm of the dead.


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Janae Stracke – CWA, Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave – SBA-List, Chuck Hurley – TFL defunding PPH

TFOT 9-30-15   Today three great guest join in the discussion taking place across this nation on defunding Planned Parenthood after gruesome videos expose the killing of the unborn and peddling their tiny body parts.

Janae Stracke is Communications Director for Concerned Women For America –  She sat through the congressional hearing when PPH’s Cecile Richards gave falsly implied the videos were doctored.   Janae promoted the website which gives locations of comprehensive full service medical clinics that are approved for Medicaid funding so women will actually have more options for full health care than limited abortion services at PPH.    CWA is asking Americans to call 202-224-3121 and call US Senators to vote for HR 3495 Women’s Public Health and Safety Bill which allows state to remove tax dollars from PPH now that it has passed the House.

Former Congresswoman Marilyn Musgrave now works with Susan B. Anthony List urged listeners to watch the videos at

Center for Medical Progress and see for themselves the atrocities taking place with the help of tax dollars. SBA reports that even if every penny of the group’s $528.4 million in government funding ended tomorrow, the group would retain 59% of its current baseline income.   Healthcare options would actually improve for women if Medicaid dollars went to clinics doing comprehensive care.

Chuck Hurley from The FAMiLY Leader has joined with state legislators to defund PPH and has turned up the heat with this 57 second video explaining how Iowa tax dollars are being used to fund PPH with the Medicaid state and federal matching funds.    Hurley urged Iowans to call Governor Branstad’s office at 515-281-5211 and implore him to stop funding PPH through Medicaid / IA matching dollars.
You’ve been informed, now be encouraged and never be complacent!



Freedom for Youth – Mark Nelson, saving lives saves communities.

It started with one, one girl they found under a bridge in Des Moines headed for certain death in her own words.   Since that time Freedom for Youth has served several hundred young adults.   Helping them learn healthy lifestyle habits, learn skills and vocations, hold jobs, and, most importantly find true freedom when they learn to  live for Christ.    The ministry accepts no tax dollars, but instead is saving taxpayers dollars when kids leave dangerous habits that can lead to unemployment, health risks, and living off government aid; and instead turning them into responsible members of society. Plus, in many smaller communities these young adults are the future.  Freedom for Youth may actually be saving some of these rural communities by making sure the next generation is productive – giving rather than taking services in the community.

Join Freedom for Youth at their Oct 13th banquet at the Airport Holiday Inn, 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines.   6-8 p.m.  Consider hosting a table to see how you can support a ministry that is truly making a difference where you live – right here at home.  RSVP to Joyce by Oct 5 at 515-282-4822.

TFOT 7-22-15 Lyndon Allen discusses CUFI and Iran Deal

Today on Truth For Our Time @Lyndon_Allen, author, dad, and host of also serves with Christians United For Israel.   Reminding us of Iran’s hatred for Israel, America, and the world, Lyndon explains the dangers of the Iran Deal signed by Secretary of State John Kerry, 7-14-15.  As only God could have planned, CUFI already had meetings set on Capitol Hill that same day and 5,000 CUFI members descended on Congress while the ink was still drying.   There are no surprises on God’s day-planner.   CUFI is ramping up their political action with a DC office headed by Gary Bauer which some are already comparing to the NRA in power.   See CUFI’s Iran Deal talking points for more information you can share with your friends and family as to why you should contact your US Senators and Representatives to encourage them to vote this bad deal down.   Live in each day in Victory – the battle is already won – Be Encouraged and Never Complacent!



TFOT 7-15-15 Tom McGovern –, Sharon Slater –, Penny Nance –

On the road, remote from Washington, D.C. to address the latest issues.   Tom McGovern, State Director of CUFI – Christians United For Israel discusses the Iran Deal signed by John Kerry 7-14-15.  As only God can plan, CUFI already had 5,000 members scheduled on the Hill to share concerns.     Sharon Slater, Family Watch International working within the UN to protect families and expose policies that harm individuals under the guise of sex ed and human rights.  Penny Nancy, President – Concerned Women for America, the nation’s largest women’s policy organization dealing with a variety of issues from families to national sovereignty offers hope of how you can be informed and make a difference.