John Loeffler

Steel on Steel is hosted by 50+ year broadcast veteran John Loeffler, whose commentary reflects independent insight into the driving forces behind contemporary issues from Washington politicians to Main Street. The Steel on Steel radio program is a weekly intelligence briefing dedicated to the sharpening of ideas, news, commentary, interview, information, and debate, much of which you will NOT hear elsewhere. Our goal and pledge is to put together 90+ minutes of solid news and analysis that the mainline media are ignoring by ignorance, bias, and/or neglect. The goal being to educate and equip today’s listener to discern the trends and connect the dots that most others miss.

John guests on Stand up for the Truth with Dave Fiorazo at Q90FM (q90fm.com) in Green Bay, Wisconsin.  They discuss the changes John has seen in news reporting over 50 years, as well as the most recent news events, and what this means especially for the freedom of religion.  Included is an examination of the failures of churches to counteract indoctrination present in public schools for decades, and what actions should be taken now to prevent large numbers of youth from being siphoned from the faith.

It Seems to Me – August 4, 2022

Broadcast Running Time: 26:37

John Loeffler

August 4, 2022

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John guests today on Tom Read's program 'It Seems to Me,' which is heard on the American Christian Network. They discuss John's career in radio and how it has spanned the changes in broadcast news, which have occurred over the decades and where that has left us today. Please remember to pray for the persecuted church and join us on Facebook at Praying for Persecuted Christians.

John Loeffler: You Can’t Ask That!

Broadcast Running Time: 08:18

John Loeffler

August 1, 2022

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Today John addresses the latest Wokus Pocus tactic being used to suppress truth claims by asserting that certain questions are off-limits because they are "racist" or "phobic." In reality, this poisoning-the-well tactic is simply an effort to avoid having to answer hard questions because the Wokies know they are losing the moral arguments. It dovetails with declaring logic and reason to be racist, double standards applied in issues of race, and the outright censorship of views they don't like. The bottom line? We need to keep asking the hard questions.

All good things must come to an end. After nearly 32 years on the air, this week marks the final radio broadcast of the Steel on Steel program. John kicks off the show by pulling together all we've learned in three decades about how the world works, how we got to where we are today, and where we can expect to head in the future. He leaves a lasting legacy to you, our loyal listeners.

To help John make sense of the changes in America over the last 30 years, he welcomes one of the show's earliest friends, Rabbi Burt Yellin of Messianic Congregation Roeh Israel in Denver, Colorado (roehisrael.org). Past mistakes are coming home to roost and those in power now haven't learned from them because they're proposing the same failed solutions today.

John finishes out the show with one more review, documenting the fellow travelers on the globalist train over the last century and how it affects us today. He then says goodbye to you, the listener.

On behalf of John; his incredible wife Carol who has been the glue that holds us all together; Brad, who solves every problem that comes across his path and keeps us relevant online; Producer Steve, who has had the privilege of occasionally joining John on the microphone for the last quarter of the show's tenure; and from everyone else involved in the show – thanks to all of you for your prayers, your kindness, and your loyalty over the years!

John and Crew: A Look Back

Broadcast Running Time: 35:19

John Loeffler

July 29, 2022

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Join us in-studio as we kick off the final weekday episode of Steel on Steel with a look back at thirty years of our most impactful guests, share our ups, downs, predictions and a few of our favorite memories. We also want to thank all of you who have supported us throughout the years and ask that you continue to join us as we transition to a new era. From John and all of us here at Steel on Steel; keep up the good fight, God bless and Semper Veritas!

Today's program continues the thread of how we got here in a divided country and where we're going.  Carol Loeffler returns to the program to pick up the economic thread from last week and John parallels that over the last century with a trace of all the 'fellow travelers' including theosophists, secular humanists, cultural Marxists such as the Frankfurt School, globalists and one-worlders, who have sought to "transform" our cultural from rugged individualist, free market capitalist economy to a globally oriented socialist state-run technocracy.

Today’s show revolves around our monthly geopolitical and persecution report for KYMS radio (todayschristiancountry.com) with Lee Lancaster hosting John. John gives an update on the situation with Pastor X and details how he and his family made their exodus from Pakistan to the United States. He also reveals the plight of Christians in Pakistan and explains some of the specific struggles they face there.

If you’d like to contribute to assisting Pakistani Christians in need, please visit candlelight.org/donate and select the fund: ‘Asia Missions – Pastor X‘. Please do remember to pray for the persecuted church around the world and join us for more resources, news, updates and prayer requests on our Facebook group: Praying for Persecuted Christians.

John Loeffler: What Have We Learned? Part1

Broadcast Running Time: 30:37

John Loeffler

July 26, 2022

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What have we learned in 30+ years of a daily talk show called, Steel on Steel?  With an eye to the future, John does an extended boralogue reviewing all the rules we have established for interpreting what politicians say, include the Three Rules of a Bureaucracy, the Four Questions to ask when a politician says something, How to Detect the Single Standard under a Double Standard and others.

Rabbi Burt Yellin of Messianic Congregation Roeh Israel in Denver, Colorado was a friend of Steel on Steel from its beginning in 1990. His keen insights provide some sense to the changes America has experienced during that time. This is true especially now that we are plowing into a period when the effects of past mistakes come home to roost and even greater mistakes of the past will be proposed once more as a solution.

All federal officials, except the President, swear to 'support the Constitution,' while the President swears to 'preserve, protect, and defend' it. So why do a large majority of those who ascend to these offices promptly ignore, and in some cases defy, the Constitution? First up this week, we welcome constitutional attorney Mark W. Smith (thefourboxesdiner.com) to the show. After the Supreme Court ruled that New York state can't ban conceal carry permits, state officials are labeling nearly every location a 'sensitive place' in regards to guns. So you can have a permit, you just can't carry anywhere. This is constitutional end running at its worst.

When politicians defy the Constitution, it's traditionally been up to the media to call them out. Our next guest, Dexter Van Zile (meforum.org), Managing Editor at the Middle East Forum, shows how the media are selectively reporting based on ideology. They ignore obvious facts staring them in the face, and twist a story to meet the worldview they've built in their heads. And if you dare challenge them, they will go to great lengths (read: censorship) to silence you.

One such ideological narrative pushed by the media and certain government officials has been the supremacy of covid vaccines. Wrapping up the program this week is Dr. Jane Orient (aapsonline.org), Executive Director of the Association of American Physicians and Surgeons. She examines the push to vaccinate teens and even toddlers, despite a statistically unlikely chance they will ever contract covid, let alone suffer from it. She also looks at the almost never discussed adverse reactions to the vaccines.