French Revolution

John opens the show this week with a brief comment on how our Constitution is working exactly as it was meant to work. And in doing so, it is stymieing the plans of the Left, which is why you see the constant attacks on the Constitution.

We then transition to our first topic: abortion. Abortion is in the spotlight due to the recent Dobbs decision, but how is the Church dealing with it? We welcome Dr. David J. Ayers (faithandfreedom.com), Fellow for Marriage and Family at the Institute for Faith and Freedom. He looks at how the church has taught about abortion historically and how they deal with women who suffer from the aftereffects of it. He relays his own experiences in how the Church has handled the issue of abortion.

When we discuss the topic of totalitarianism, both in the past and happening now, it's important to take a step back and study what exactly totalitarianism is. Helping us do that this week is literature and history teacher Walker Larson (thehazelnut.substack.com). He describes the different stages of totalitarianism, based on what we've seen in history, and shows some pretty shocking similarities to society today. If you want to understand how raging at the Constitution can lead to tyranny, this is the interview to listen to.

Finally, we look at a blatant power grab on the globalist stage. The World Health Organization has been horrible when it comes to accurate medical information, but they are maneuvering for more power. Rounding out the show this week is Alex Newman (thenewamerican.com), CEO of Liberty Sentinel Media and Senior Editor at The New American magazine. He describes how the United Nations is attempting to give the WHO powers to declare pandemic emergencies in any country regardless of whether that country gives consent or not.

Walker Larson: Primer on Totalitarianism

Broadcast Running Time: 32:42

We often talk about totalitarianism, that which occurred in the past as well as what's happening now. On today's podcast, we're going to take a break from the news and get into the details of what totalitarianism exactly is. Joining us to chat about that is literature and history teacher Walker Larson (thehazelnut.substack.com). He describes the different stages of totalitarianism, based on what we've seen in history, and shows some pretty shocking similarities to society today. These stages, by the way, mark a vivid resemblance to the different stages of religious persecution.

Andy Thomas: The Truth is Out There

Broadcast Running Time: 40:50

Today, we welcome a guest from northern England, programmer and software author Andy Thomas (kuiper.zone), to discuss his new article titled 'Was Nietzsche Premature in Declaring the Death of God.' It's a sophisticated philosophical discussion today about science, God, the nature of free will, and the essence of reality. So why bring this up? He writes in his article that modern science demolishes any reason that we've had for thinking any one of three things: that God wasn't needed anymore, that God didn't exist, or that God couldn't exist. We're going deep on today's podcast!

Cancel culture has gained a pervasive prominence in our society. How did it get to this point and is there a way to stop it? Joining us today is Mark Bauerlein (firstthings.com), Senior Editor at First Things and Professor Emeritus of English at Emory University. He describes how the millennial generation learned this cancelling behavior during their teenage years and then parlayed that knowledge to the campus and then to the workplace. While in school, woke educators taught a version of American history that projected America as a horrible place. It's easy to have a Marxist, cancel culture mindset after that. He also points out that many Christian denominations have fallen prey to this mindset as well. But if enough of us stand up, call it out, and reject it, we can put a stop to it.

Where are we heading? It's a question we like to visit often here at Steel on Steel. And who better to answer that question than our favorite futurist James Kunstler (kunstler.com)? He and John discuss many issues, including where resources and supply chains will be heading and how to prepare, where to locate should shortages happen, and the need for parallel societies – ones based not necessarily on political ideology but on need. They also look at the state of medicine today, which is a far cry from where it was pre-covid, and what medicine will look like once the covid narrative fades into obscurity. James breaks out his very realistic crystal ball on today's podcast.

Wayne Allyn Root: Protest on the Right

Broadcast Running Time: 11:42

John Loeffler

October 3, 2021

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The Left seems to have cornered the market on protests. What is the best way for the Right to organize demonstrations? Author, media dynamo, and radio talk show host Wayne Allyn Root (rootforamerica.com), is with us today for a brief Sunday extra podcast. He discusses his new book about how to protest and boycott – all peacefully – against woke companies. John also asks him why Jews largely vote for a party that doesn't seem to respect them.

A recording surfaced last week of former Secretary of State John Kerry leaking to Iran details of covert Israeli attacks on Iranian interests in Syria. Is it just the latest in a long line of abuses and usurpations? Joining us today is Larry Klayman (freedomwatchusa.org), Founder and Chairman of Freedom Watch. He relates his experiences battling the Deep State and how they are targeting him and others. There are many faceless unaccountable bureaucrats in Washington working against the American people and Mr. Klayman plans to fight back. A lot of people are fed up. No one is advocating violence, but a revolution may be near.

Dennis Cuddy: New World Shift in Education

Broadcast Running Time: 27:10

John Loeffler

April 1, 2021

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There has been a long rolling agenda to establish a New World Order and it has affected virtually every aspect of our lives. In order to understand how we got to where we are, specifically in education, we need to understand the history of this long rolling agenda. Back with us today is long-time friend of the show, historian and former Senior Associate at the Department of Education, Dennis Cuddy (newswithviews.com). He shows how the educrats planned to get rid of moral absolutes and replace logic and reason with emotional response. Judeo-Christian values were thrown out of school and a leftist belief system filled the vacuum. Why was all of this done? To move us toward a global government and away from national sovereignty.

Where does cancel culture lead?  In today's podcast, John looks at the history of revolutions, the events that led up to them – including different iterations of cancel culture – and the reason why they succeed or fail.  Logic and reason play a big part.  If logic and reason move forward decoupled from God, revolutions always fail.  America's revolution coupled logic and reason with morality and we are still here.  Basing a government on morals allows more controls on government and more freedoms to the people.  That's why cancel culture, which is absent from morality, has never worked, cannot work now, and will never work.

Bill Federer Part 1: History of Socialism

Broadcast Running Time: 32:54

John Loeffler

September 7, 2020

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We all know the answer to this question: has socialism ever worked in the history of it being tried? Author and historian Bill Federer (www.americanminute.com) joins us for part 1 of a two-part series on the ravages of socialism. He takes us on a whirlwind tour of historical references in literature of perfect, utopic places, but even in those examples it never seems to turn out well. The Pilgrims put this into practice when they arrived here in 1620, but it too failed, forcing them to abandon it in favor of private property.

Bill discusses the transition in society from a covenant based on God to contracts where God was replaced by the State. The French Revolutionists wanted a society without God but it failed. Many church leaders today claim that the Bible advocates for socialism, but Bill gives several examples refuting that.