Whenever I go on a livestream or do the letters show, I get e-mail from people saying that the podcast should be more conversational. Instead of reading and commenting upon articles, it should be more freewheeling. These are probably a matter of taste, but there is some logic to the suggestion. Listening to someone on a show or podcast is like being in a conversation with them. The good interviewers are the voice of the audience, asking the questions the listener would ask the guest.
As an experiment this year, I thought I would do a show a month where I pick a few topics from the moment and say whatever comes to mind. No prep. No notes. No set up using a news article. All I did this week is take three topics that came up in my daily life and riff on them for the show. There is no editing, other than to remove weird noises that come up when you record from home. People may have noted the sirens from time to time in the background of shows. Welcome to Lagos.
The one topic of the three that I could probably talked about for hours is just how our rulers expect society to function under this new regime. One thing I did not mention is the fact that somehow things have not fallen apart already. It is going on a year now with the lock downs and riots. They say half of all restaurants are gone for good and the small retail sector is wiped out. The airlines are at 50% capacity and hotels are below that in terms of occupancy. How is the economy still standing?
Now that The Pretender is about to be installed, I am assuming the Democrats will start demanding everything open back up. They are that shameless. Still, they spent a year convincing their drones that Covid is the black death. Lots of people are now deeply invested in being afraid. Turning the economy back on will not come easy. That and the damage is mostly done at this point. If you are a business that survived this, then you can keep surviving. It will take years for the lost to recover.
The Pretender’s script writers say he will ask for a trillion dollar relief bill, but given the mess that is Congress, that will not happen easily. Mitch McConnell is a massive d-bag to everyone, not just his voters. He will use every trick he can to hamstring it. The Dems are a fractured party right now and we’ll see that clearly over this bill. Even if they pass it, you can run a country this way. Throw in their efforts to criminalize dissent and our rulers look like they are carelessly smoking on a powder keg.
This week I have the usual variety of items in the now standard format. Spreaker has the full show. I am up on Google Play now, so the Android commies can take me along when out disrespecting the country. I am on iTunes, which means the Apple Nazis can listen to me on their Hitler phones. The anarchists can catch me on iHeart Radio. I am now on Deezer, for our European haters and Stitcher for the weirdos. YouTube also has the full podcast. Of course, there is a download link below.
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This Week’s Show
- 00:00: Opening
- 02:00: An Albanian Communist Temptress
- 22:00: Contemplation On The Madness
- 42:00: The Number Of The Crazy
- 57:00: Closing
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