The host of Breaking Battlegrounds, Sam Stone, is Chief of Staff for Phoenix City Councilman Sal DiCiccio - one of the few conservative warriors left standing in our biggest cities. In his day job, Sam has a front-seat view to the liberal dysfunction, waste, and mismanagement that ensure good ideas fail and bad ones grow.


Now he's sharing those insights with you, and bringing in some amazing guests, to talk about the bloated governments and progressive policy failures destroying our urban landscape: turning some of what were once the most beautiful cities into the world into dirty, violent, crime-infested, gridlocked disasters.



Chuck Warren is the Managing Director of September Group, LLC, a public affairs, crisis communication and initiative qualification company. He is also a partner in Monolith Registry, LLC, the USA-based top-level registry for .VOTE and .VOTO domain and Campaign Safe, LLC.


Chuck’s clients have included major law firms, municipalities, and companies as diverse as; Verisign; Blue Cross Blue Shield; Arches Health Plan, Inc.; Delta Airlines; Dorado Systems; Comcast; Gold Cross Ambulance; Ragnar Relay; Eureka Casino Resort; Casablanca Resort Casino; Republican Governors Association;; Republican National Committee; National Republican Senatorial Committee; Freedom Works; Lewis, Young, Robertson & Burningham, Inc.; and Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA).

Chuck served as an advisor on the successful efforts to appoint Amy Coney Barrett as Associate Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. He has also served on the Finance Committee and fund raised for the following elected officials: Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT); former Rep. Mia Love (R-UT); Sen. Mitt Romney; President George Bush; Rudy Giuliani; the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ); Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-TN); former Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ); former Sen. Martha McSally (R-AZ); former Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT); U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman (R-UT); Carly Fiorina for President Campaign; Gov. Doug Ducey (R-AZ); as well as numerous other candidates and issue advocacy groups. In addition, he served as National Republican Congressional Committee Finance Chair for Utah and Arizona.

Mr. Warren currently serves, or has served, as a consultant for former Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-UT); Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT); Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC); Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS); CARLY for America 2015-16; and Keep the Promise Super PAC, 2016. In addition, Mr. Warren was selected as “Campaigns and Elections” Influencers 500 in 2013.

He participated for a decade on the Business Constituency Committee at ICANN and is on the USGLC Utah Advisory Committee.  In addition, he is a former partner in Running With the Bulls, LLC and former franchise owner in Slices Pizza ( until the landlord razed the building for further development.


Chuck has been active in his community serving on the Board of Directors for the Boys and Girls Club of South Valley from 2002 – 2013 and the Utah Special Olympics from 2015 – 2020. He currently serves as co-chair of the Reagan Circle,; Board of Visitors, The University of Georgia, School of Public and International Affairs; Arizona State University President’s Club; and a Legacy Member BYU Cougar Club.


Chuck has been a guest on numerous local and national radio programs, including NPR, and is the current host of Broken Potholes on AM960 in Phoenix, AZ. Chuck has also written columns or has been quoted for publications such as; Breitbart, The Daily Caller, Roll Call, The Wall Street Journal, Arizona Capitol Times,, Washington Post, Politico, The Tampa Tribune, Cal News, Deseret News, and Washington Times.