Socialism vs capitalism

David Witt: South American Revival

Broadcast Running Time: 17:43

John Loeffler

April 4, 2022

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People around the world need to hear and read the Word of God, but rarely do we talk about that need in South America. Joining us today is David Witt (spritofmartyrdom.com), Chief Executive Officer of Spirit of Martyrdom International. He describes the need for God's Word in Venezuela and Colombia and what his organization is doing to provide Bibles and leadership in churches there. God is using the oppressive economic and cultural environment caused by the socialist government in Venezuela to begin a revival of the Christian Church and a renewal of the hearts of citizens, including those in hard-to-reach tribal areas.

Daniel Williams: How Politics Has Changed

Broadcast Running Time: 27:12

John Loeffler

April 1, 2022

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A new book is out about how the 1976 election signaled a sea change in American politics.  Joining us today is the author of that book, Daniel Williams (westga.edu), Professor of History at the University of West Georgia.  He describes the shift in electoral maps, party policies, and the thinking of the country in general that began in 1976 that has resulted in what we’re seeing today.  He goes on to chat about the Catholic Church and the changes that have befallen it since the late 1960s.

Can’t Serve Two Masters

Broadcast Running Time: 01:19:37

John Loeffler

November 13, 2021

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This week, it's a show about division. First up, there is a detailed, nuanced divide in Christianity where you have fundamental Christians on one side and social justice Christians on the other. Our first guest this week is Doug Morgan (uncommonsensepodcast.com), host of the Uncommon Sense podcast. He looks at the importance of maintaining relationships within Christianity without sacrificing doctrine. It's always been a delicate balance between living in a fallen world and holding fast to the core tenets of your faith. You can't serve two masters – in this case worldviews. Choose wisely.

This week marked the 32nd anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the ultimate symbol of the divide between the Soviets and the West. John asks why the West has never learned anything from the brutal Communism that gripped countries and cities behind the Iron Curtain for decades. We then welcome back to the show Ukraine-based defense expert Reuben Johnson. He discusses China and Iran's economic partnership, the climate conference, and Covid tyranny in cities. He also examines what life was really like under communism in Russia and shows that even Vladimir Putin knows America is inching closer to that reality.

Finally, we look at the division within the Democrat Party. Retired engineer John Green is back with us to try and make sense of the illogical, inept, and bumbling policies of the current administration. Are the power brokers running the show behind President Biden being frustrated by their public leader's incompetence? A civil war has broken out within the Democrat Party. Will the deep division destroy the party or push them completely into socialism? Only time will tell.

Today marks the 32nd anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Has the West learned anything from the brutal Communism that gripped countries and cities behind the Iron Curtain for decades? John begins today's podcast commenting on what actually happened behind the Iron Curtain and how today's youth don't remember the Cold War and the atrocities that happened then. Why doesn't the West ever learn the lessons of Marxism? John answers that question and more.

We then welcome back to the podcast Ukraine-based defense expert Reuben Johnson. He discusses Iran and China partnering up economically, the intellectual bankruptcy and hypocrisy behind the recent climate conference, and the state of cities today under Covid tyranny. He also gives a backgrounder on what life was like under Communism in the Soviet Union and how some of that mindset still remains. Even President Putin recognizes that America is doing the same things they criticized the USSR of doing right before they collapsed. Will we ever learn?

Build Back Inflation

Broadcast Running Time: 01:17:14

John Loeffler

October 30, 2021

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Given the policies that the current administration has put in place, it's not a shock that inflation is picking up. But some in government and the media are telling us it's not a problem. First up this week is Bruce Yandle (mercatus.org), Distinguished Adjunct Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He draws on his previous experience at the top of the Federal Trade Commission to predict when our economic tipping point will be if we don't fix things now. He also shows us what a Bruce Yandle-led Federal Reserve would do to solve the problem.

The Democrat Party is the party in charge right now, causing this inflation. But prior to our last election, several political forecasters were betting the party would soon come to an end. Is that prediction still valid after the election? Bob Adelmann (thenewamerican.com), retired entrepreneur and conservative columnist, is here to answer that. He describes why the party would disappear in a few years and gives an early prediction as to how the 2022 midterm elections will turn out for both houses of Congress.

Finally this week, we take a look at why the catchphrase ‘Build Back Better' is an empty slogan that's actually accomplishing nothing. Joining us is Seton Motley (lessgovernment.org), Founder and President of the group Less Government. He looks at how everything fits together from our supply chain issues to China's rise after the fall of the Soviet Union to Chinese influence in our college education system. He finishes up weighing in on the future of pandemic-related issues in this country.

Seton Motley: Build Back Never

Broadcast Running Time: 19:23

John Loeffler

October 26, 2021

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The catchphrase of the year so far is 'Build Back Better,' a slogan our current administration keeps insisting we're following. To most people, though, nothing is better. Back with us today after a long hiatus is Seton Motley (lessgovernment.org), Founder and President of the group Less Government. Why is the plan seemingly to destroy the country and our economy rather than build back better? He looks at how everything fits together from our supply chain issues to China's rise after the fall of the Soviet Union to Chinese influence in our college education system. He even weighs in on the pandemic and where we're headed in this country.

Bruce Yandle: Frankenstein Economy

Broadcast Running Time: 23:07

John Loeffler

October 25, 2021

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Despite what some in government, and by extension the media, are telling you, inflation is a problem and it won't go away soon given the path we're on. Here today to discuss is Bruce Yandle (mercatus.org), Distinguished Adjunct Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University. He predicts when the tipping point will be in our economy if things don't change. Eventually, not only will our debt crush us, but even the interest on the debt will become too much. What does our economy look like? He likens it to Frankenstein's monster – stitched together, unpredictable, and one that may eventually turn on us. He also gives us what he would do if he were in charge of the Federal Reserve.

Whether people tell you globalism exists or not, the global power elite have been telegraphing their plans for decades. The puppet masters are pulling the world's strings and it's time we recognize what they're doing. First up this week is Jon Fleetwood (americanfaith.com), Managing Editor at American Faith. He links Klaus Schwab of the World Economic Forum and a mysterious organization called BlackRock to much of the chaos happening today – something collectively called the Great Reset. The chess board is set and the game has begun, but most people don't even believe it's being played. Let's change that.

China tested a nuclear-capable hypersonic missile that circled the globe back in August, catching U.S. intelligence agencies by surprise. Reuben Johnson, our Ukraine-based defense expert, joins us to explain the good news and bad news surrounding this development and discuss the planning that goes into weapons production. He also looks at Russia's military and what's really going on with China's economy.

Artur Pawlowski (streetchurch.ca), the embattled pastor from Calgary, Alberta has fought the pandemic lockdowns in his province and was arrested for it. He's here to give an update on his court case, the judgment handed down, and what he plans to do going forward. Though ordered to denounce the truth, Pastor Pawlowski has vowed not to be silenced.

We finish up this week's show with John's analysis on the state of globalism today and its affects on Western civilization. He pulls together the information provided by both John Fleetwood and Reuben Johnson and applies it to today's news.

With all of the chaos in the world, do you ever get the feeling that there's a puppet master behind the scenes pulling strings to their advantage? Joining us today is Jon Fleetwood (americanfaith.com), Managing Editor at American Faith. He looks at Klaus Schwab at the World Economic Forum and an organization called BlackRock. He shows the links between the media, the Afghanistan pullout, the climate change agenda, and the glue that holds it all together – the Great Reset. It's transitioning from free market capitalism to what's being called stakeholder capitalism. The globalists are predicting that within a few decades, the average little guy will own nothing and be happy about it. If you've ever wanted to know how the chess board is lined up to get them to that point, listen to this interview.

The International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church is upon us.  On today's podcast, John looks at how the Church is faring today amidst the Marxist fundamental transformation of society in the West.  First there was the decoupling from Christian thought and now there is an attempted replacement in the form of socialist utopianism.  John recalls his quest to cover the persecuted church over the years and the roadblocks he faced from those inside the Christian church who didn't think anyone wanted to hear about it or that it would affect attendance.  Whether we acknowledge it or not, persecution of the church is coming in the West and in certain aspects has already arrived.  We must stand with Christ – through the good times and the bad.