This week, I talk about how the government undermined their own efforts to make people wear masks to slow the spread of COVID-19. Despite all the claims to the contrary, there are good reasons to love the U.S.A.
From freeing black Americans from slavery to freeing other nations from tyranny and oppression, America has always taken a lead role. We make and do cool stuff, like build the Panama Canal and send cars into space. We help the less fortunate in our own county and across the globe. Even when it comes to countries that we don't exactly see eye-to-eye with politically, we offer them help in their time of need. In short, there is an awful lot to be proud of if you're an American.
Now under the scourge of COVID-19, it is painfully apparent that we don't have many of the freedoms we thought were guaranteed us, and the celebration of Independence Day, 2020, served as an uncomfortable reminder that freedom is not free and is not guaranteed.
Is the anti-Trump, anti-Republican leftist who would knock the MAGA hat off a person's head a bigot? I think you can guess the answer, but listen anyway!
In episode #8 I talk about the overcharging of the Atlanta policemen in the case of Rayshard Brooks's death. Next, I talk about how the recent spate of statues and monuments being defaced and toppled could lead to even worse things. You can listen to this episode here. Please give the podcast a listen. J.P. … Continue reading LR Podcast Episode 8: “Cognitive Dissonance”
Episode lucky # 7! This week's podcast covers the CHAZ in Seattle and the question as to who should pay for the $55 million in damage done to Minneapolis is raised. Also, if you take God out of the public square who or what do you replace Him with? Listen to the Liberty Relearned podcast … Continue reading LR Podcast #7 “Rights and Responsibilities”
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In this weeks podcasts I talk about how as the demonstrations over the Floyd killing have hit their peak impact and the possibility of diminishing returns of further protests. Explored are examples of systemic racism and if such a thing exists in today's America. They question of whether to mask or not to mask is finally answered. (sort of).
Were the riots that took place in Minneapolis and other cities across the country simply an overreaction to the apparent wrongful death of Mr. Floyd by people with pent up energy from the Covid-19 lockdowns or were the riots caused by hostile actors with more sinister motives?
This week's topic: Blue State Utopians and Memorial Day Message.