After much speculation and days of nervous liberals weeping and gnashing their teeth, Twitter executives accepted Elon Musk's offer to purchase the online platform. Back with us today is retired entrepreneur Bob Adelmann (thenewamerican.com) to look at Elon Musk, the man, and the runup to his mega-purchase. He discusses the board's decisions once an initial offer was on the table and what happened from there, including the poison pill maneuver and the always hyperbolic reactions from the left. Will Musk stick to his assurances that Twitter will be a free speech platform? Only time will tell.
John often tackles the question: how did we get to where we are today? That's an important question, but so is: where are we heading? To lead off the show this week, John combines the two questions, looking at all the puzzle pieces affecting us today. He tackles the situation with Russia and Ukraine as well as inflation, oil prices, climate change, the push to discontinue fossil fuels, and the state of U.S. currency as it relates to the world. He shows how we got to where we are today and where we could end up tomorrow.
To better understand the bigger picture, today's millennials and gen-zees need to shed the progressive ideology they're taught in schools and adopt a facts over feelings approach to thinking. Joining us today is Jason Hill (jasondamianhill.com), Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago. He discusses politics, education, and culture and gives us hope in the face of the discouragement we see every day. He relates his experience with students and how many of them are beginning to wake up to the fact that something is wrong and maybe the truth really is more important than feelings.
John finishes up recapping the current situation we find ourselves in, once again putting the puzzle pieces together with the Russia-Ukraine conflict, the global economy, and the always pervasive climate change narrative. We are flying into a perfect storm; a storm caused by decades of insane policies. But God is our anchor and our hope and we should always pray for His guidance in our lives.
A large percentage of college students are being taught progressive ideology and, as a result, focus more on feelings and opinions than on facts and truth. Today, John catches up with Jason Hill (jasondamianhill.com), Professor of Philosophy at DePaul University in Chicago, who interacts with students on a daily basis. If we look at not only education, but also politics and culture, it's really easy to become discouraged and think of the future as bleak. Is there hope? Professor Hill suggests that in order to counter progressives, the right needs to advocate for their principles rather than always being on defense. And he sees hope in university classrooms: more and more students today are waking up to the fact that something is wrong and maybe, just maybe, the truth is more important than feelings.
Free speech is essential for a free society. Why then is there such a brutal war on it? Back with us today to discuss is Brandon Smith (alt-market.us), Founder of the Alternative Market Project. The Left is waging this war and it is destructive to freedom if you look at their activities and ideologies. But reality is not on their side. Leftists never address the specifics of the misinformation they say is being put forth by conservatives. And they will not debate you because there is no substance to their arguments. So like most battles in history, they may cause a lot of damage, and freedoms will be ravaged in the process, but eventually, reality will win out.
Klaus Schwab, founder of the World Economic Forum, convened a meeting this month to create the Great Narrative. He said it, "will be a powerful catalyst to shape the contours of a more prosperous and inclusive future for humanity." Joining us to analyze this is Pat Wood (technocracy.news), President of Citizens for Free Speech and founder of Technocracy News. He looks not only at the Great Narrative, but also at the new globalist definition of biodiversity – one that includes mapping the genetic makeup of all species, including humans, on earth. He calls it scientific humanism. For the globalists, it's more shaping of the contours of humanity's future.
Karl Marx's ideology has influenced communism and the global elite's plans for nearly a century. How did we go from Marx to CRT? To answer that, we welcome back investigative journalist James Simpson (crisisnow.net). He discusses how Marxism has infiltrated the West, attempting to divide and subvert our culture. CRT and white privilege are just the modern day mechanisms they use to accomplish their plans. He shares some ideas on how to fight against these efforts. John then looks briefly at the Book of Revelation, today's globalist push, and whether we are in the End Times.
Wrapping up the show this week, we step back and look at the past year since the 2020 election and the attempts to determine if there was fraud. Joining us is Annalisa Pesek (thenewamerican.com), writer and editor at the New American Magazine. She examines the Maricopa County audit results and the push for election reform – against the wishes of some officials and mainstream media pundits. But some folks are waking up to the need for reform. As John says, if there's nothing to hide, why try so hard to hide nothing?
How has Karl Marx influenced the modern day far leftist progressive? To answer that, we welcome back investigative journalist and former economist with the White House Office of Management and Budget, James Simpson (crisisnow.net). The communism of Karl Marx infiltrated America and the West largely through the Frankfurt School, attempting to divide and subvert our culture. What we're seeing in 'white privilege' and critical race theory today are just the modern mechanisms to accomplish their plan. People are beginning to see what's happening but it seems like an uphill battle. Mr. Simpson shares some ideas on how to fight against it.
John finishes up today's podcast with a look at the Book of Revelation, the Four Horsemen, and today's globalist push. Are we indeed in the End Times? If so, what is our role as Christians?
The political atmosphere in America has become toxic in the past two decades, dividing this country and making virtually everyone angry. With us today is Dr. Peter Wood (nas.org), President of the National Association of Scholars. He discusses his new book, titled Wrath: America Enraged. He looks at the kind of anger we see in politics today, which differs from the protest anger of the 1960s. The Left today seems to be angry all the time, often in an effort to transform society. And because the Left largely controls the levers of communication, they have censored those on the Right. The Right, then, becomes angry because normal avenues of speech and debate are plugged up and people are being cancelled. The rage is building and the clock is ticking as to when it will boil over.