Show Times

 Weekly show times: 

Channel 17,


Mondays at 2:00 PM


Wednesdays at 9:00 AM.  

Channel 71, "Culture": 

Tuesdays at 7:30 PM 

(evening Prime  time). 

Vlogging for Freedom with Ashton Whitty

With over 46.7K Twitter followers and a whopping 188,486  on her YouTubeChannel, Ashton Whitty is a social media sensation by any metric.  Bold and smart with a lot to say, Ashton Whitty rocks the conservative political world with both cautious praise and some biting critiques.  Whether you agree or disagree with Ashton she displays the true grit she developed fighting ANTIFA as a Berkeley College Republican with its president Troy Warden, himself a featured interview here on FREEDOM MATTERS 

Congresswoman Andrea Seastrand : Freedom's Legacy

One of her first actions in Congress was to cosponsor the Senior Citizens’ Equity Act, an outgrowth of the “Contract with America,” which proposed raising the Social Security earnings limit to $30,000, repealing a 1993 tax increase on retirees, and offering tax breaks to promote the purchase of private long–term care insurance. During her term, Congresswoman Seastrand voted with the Republican majority on legislation to balance the budget, cut taxes, and dismantle the welfare system.  

Protector Against Forced Speech Nada Higuera, Esq.

Engaging interview with Nada Higuera, Esq. of the Law Firm: Advocates for Faith and Freedom. . She speaks Arabic fluently and is a first generation Palestinian-Christian American.  Nada successfully represented the Scharpen Foundation in challenging AB775 Reproductive FACT Act where she filed a state court lawsuit later validated by SCOTUS.  This California statute required pro-life Christian-based pregnancy centers to provide women the contact information for where they can get free and low-cost abortions.  This 'forced speech' case was ruled unconstitutional thanks to her legal advocacy.  

Gen Z Defender of Freedom Alex Madajian

My Gen Z DEFENDING FREEDOM interview with George Mason University Junior, Alex Madajian on both TVSB programs Santa Barbara Forum and FREEDOM MATTERS with Mark McIntire  Produced at TVSB studios on August 13, 2019. with thanks to Michael Nicholson and Eliot Jacobson. Alex is a natural born leader, thinker, communicator, journalist and man of Faith as a Christian Armenian.  See for your self.

Freedom Fantasies Patrick Otte 6 26 2019 Interview

 My interview with Patrick Otte, writer-actor at Laguna Blanca High School in Santa Barbara. Patrick is the son of Peter Otte, CEO of POP Productions, Web Designer in Santa Barbara, California.   Seventeen year-old Patrick Otte is a voracious reader of contemporary fantasy novels such as GAME OF THRONES and OATH TAKERS. He aspires to a career in both journalism and acting. As you see in this his first television interview Patrick is 'rocked in the cradle' for success in both media.

Tech-Freedom Peter Otte 6 26 2019 Interview

 My interview with Peter Otte, CEO of POP Productions, Web Designer in Santa Barbara, California.   Peter Otte is a web developer and creative director at Peter Otte Productions. Based in Santa Barbara, POP serves clients with offices in the United States, mostly in the West and Southwest.  Peter is a pioneer in Future Digital Development Systems and Management.   He podcasts with Mark McIntire on THE MARK & PETER TECH BAR SHOW where they talk tech washed down with fine wine and humor. Check out this great video

“Pushing Back Against Cultural Marxism” 5-29-2019 Interview With Rev. Ralph J. Chittams, Sr.

 FREEDOM MATTERS with Mark McIntire   “Pushing Back against Marxism”, 5-29-2019  Interview With Rev. Ralph J. Chittams, Sr.  Rev. Ralph J. Chittams, Sr. is the Principal of Black Elephant Consultants LLC (, a company which focuses on issues of religious liberty on the national and international stage. He formerly served as the Senior Vice-Chairman of the District of Columbia Republican Party, and is also affiliated with the Frederick Douglass Foundation and the Douglass Leadership Institute. He also has over three decades private sector experience in office, human resources, and personnel management.   Check out this great video

Right To Work President Mark Mix 04-26-2019

Mark Mix, President of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation, was interviewed on TVSB program FREEDOM MATTERS with Mark McIntire. This interview took place at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley, California at the annual meeting of the Right To Work Foundation. A brief interview with Congressman Tom McClintock is also included in this video since Representative McClintock received the prestigious Senator Evertt Dirksen Award from the Right To Work Foundation this year for his stalwart support of Right To Work Laws in 27 states so far. 

Author & Professor: Dr. Jason D. Hill, PhD 4-24-2019

 Author of WE HAVE OVERCOME, ontological rebel, defender of freedom, legal immigrant from Jamaica, self-confident married homosexual, professor of Ethics and Political Theory, Dr. Jason D. Hill is a professor of philosophy at DePaul University and the author of four books. He holds a PhD. in philosophy from Purdue University, Dr. Hill came to national attention for advocating #DefundPublicEducation and most recently for his defense of the State of Israel under attack by terrorist organizations. 

English Professor Celeste Barber April 10, 2019

Professor Celeste Barber. "The Hero of the Pledge of Allegiance  to the Flag of The United States of America"   and a defender of the United States Constitution interviewed on FREEDOM MATTERS with Mark McIntire TVSB Program April 10, 2019

Dr. Michael Gendre Philosophy Professor 3-27-2019

Middlesex Community College , Massachusetts, Philosophy Professor criticizes systemic "cultural Marxism" in American Education in a conversation with retired Philosophy Professor Mark McIntire. Professor Gendre is co-author of the book : Aligning Values and Politics: Empowerment Versus Entitlement 

Professor McIntire is author of the book REASON ARGUE REFUTE: Critical Thinking About Anything

Both books available in Kindle @ 

This Week's Video 3-12-19 : Troy Worden

   By far this was the most enjoyable hour on camera I've spent in many of my 74 years. Troy D. Worden's erudition is only surpassed by his passion for a vibrant, robust and transcendent life of ideas. That's why I dubbed his episode: TROY, THE WARDEN OF FREEDOM. Enjoy and share with your friends...esp your younger ones who yearn for principles and values that transcend the superficiality of Marxist materialism and its bastard child 'socialism' .

February 27, 2019 Guest Seth Gruber Video

Riveting interview with Seth Gruber today. Seth is one of our country's youngest thought leaders on the issue of abortion/infanticide, and has been speaking publicly on behalf of unborn children since the age of 19. He has spoken across the U.S. educating and equipping pro-life advocates to be a gracious and persuasive voice for unborn children.   He is now a nationally renowned speaker for life and is represented by the Ambassadors Speaker Bureau

February 6, 2019 Guest Curt Levey

Had a robust drill down into the evolution of FREEDOM through 50 years of the American Judiciary. Curt Levey is the president of the COMMITTEE FOR JUSTICE in Washington, D.C.  He is an ideal guest with a depth of experience through many Supreme Court and Federal Court nominations individual freedom battles. Thanks Curt. Enjoy everyone! Podcast launched on March 1, 2010 -- Your Host Mark McIntire 

Check out this great video

Dr. Michael Shermer interviewed by Mark McIntire on February 4, 2019

February 4, 2019 Dr. Michael Shermer

In this interview Dr. Michael Shermer explains his concept of "Freedom" and how it affects us

  Dr. Michael Shermer is the Publisher of Skepticmagazine, a monthly columnist for Scientific American, and a Presidential Fellow at Chapman University where he teaches Skepticism 101. He is the author of Why People Believe Weird Things, Why Darwin Matters, The Science of Good and Evil, and The Moral Arc. His new book is Heavens on Earth: The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality & Utopia

 3 signed copies of Dr. Shermer's latest bestseller will be given away on  TWITTER during this interview

"The Scientific Search for the Afterlife, Immortality, and Utopia"


About Host Mark McIntire

With Ronnie and Nan backstage 1986


Opening night of THE CAINE MUTINY COURT MARTIAL starring Charlton Heston and Ben Cross. I was type-cast in the role of a psychiatrist

Screen Actor's Guild National Board of Directors 1985


Elected to represent conservative actors in SAG  and organize a successful amicus curiae in the 5-3 SCOTUS decision 


With Chuck Heston a Friend for 27 Years


Working as 'Aide de Camp' for Chuck defending  2nd Amendment freedoms and Right-To-Work legislation was the highlight of my life

Production Team

John Macker

John Macker


John Macker, Executive Producer and Montecito resident, served as executive producer in Hollywood on such programs as:

American Riviera (TV Series) (executive producer) 

2012American Riviera Television (TV Series) (executive producer) 

1983-1984Wheel of Fortune (TV Series) (producer - 195 episodes) 

Alex Madajian


Alex Madajian, Vice-President for Talent Acquisitions, now head-quartered in Washington, D.C., served as Talent Coordinator for VOICES OF SANTA BARBARA with 12 programs rated the highest in the Tri-County market in 2017-2018 procuring guests such as:

Dr. Michael Shermer

Dr. Jason Hill

Pastor James Streachberry

Bob Wageneck

Curt Levey

Caleb & Ayala Todd  

Betsy Grey

Melaine Sunukian 

Benjamin Moore

Michael Nicholson



Michael Nicholson, Television Director and Santa Barbara resident, continues to serve as Technical Director at TVSB-Ch- 17 for the past 25 years on such shows as:

Alternate Perspective  

The Animal Zone Show  

Rebecca Brand Recipes 

Tsunami FX 

Special Presentations 

Get Conscious Now!  

Worthen One on One  

Around the World  

Dying in Grace "Bloodwise" 

Pine Valley Medical 

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