Which back episodes should you listen to? Here's a shortlist based upon the most listened to in 2020. Everything from Gen Flynn being freed, to the civil unrest, to COVID-19 are covered.
St. Thomas Moore had his Utopia, Marx and Engels had their Communist Manifesto. Though the latter is better known for the destructive nature of its implementation in this and the last century, it has a commonality with the other books mentioned: the necessity of authoritarianism. It is this need for an authoritarian form of government and a ruling class, either explicit as in the Republic or implicit as with Marx and Engels that binds most, if not all Utopian systems with each other.
Biden voters looking for a collectivist utopia are probably ignorant of certain facts, particularly socialism's failures in the 20th century and the reasons for them.
These are only a couple of examples, there are more, and maybe more we don't yet know about. If against prediction #7, a Democrat is elected president, it will be under a dark cloud of suspected election fraud.
The presidential race was not the only race this past Tuesday, the Republicans picked up House seats and maintain tenuous control of the Senate, the republics last firewall between the hard left and the end of America as we've known it.
What will happen if Biden wins? An end to the America as we've known it? Eco-fascism?
In this episode I talk about an ominous Tweet sent out by former Labor Secretary under Clinton Robert Reich recommending punishment of Trump administration members and supporters. Trump scored some good points against Biden.
Hunter has created a problem for his dad, but only if enough people care about corruption.
The most devastating moment came when Harris refused, as her running mate has, to answer the question of support for court-packing.
How do the left and the right balance the risk vs. reward ratio? In what other ways can we contrast the approaches of the left and right on both the macro and micro levels.