Feb 2, 2019

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Takes Two to Tangle

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Every Steel on Steel show features the phrase “the herd’s almost always running in the wrong direction.” In this week’s boralogue, John looks at the need to separate from the herd and think for yourself. Always do what is right, even in times of trouble. Do not be led down the slippery slope of idealism that has firmly entrenched itself into our society. Doing what is right isn’t always easy but it is always needed.

It’s time for John’s annual rant against taxes and who better to rant with than tax expert and owner of Tax Help Online Dan Pilla (www.taxhelponline.com)? John and Dan discuss the tactics of auditors and how to fight back against them, as well as a new artificial intelligence program the IRS is using to better identify sources of income – which would raise even more money for the government.

The Middle East is complicated as is its relations with other areas of the world. Ken Timmerman (www.iran.org), President of the Foundation for Democracy in Iran, examines the geopolitics between Iran and Europe, the effectiveness of President Trump’s policies in the region, and the current situation with the Kurds and Syria.

Finally, John looks further at the Middle East, specifically the so-called Peace Process and the events of the past decade, including President Obama’s destabilizing actions and President Trump’s attempts to clean up the mess. There are important things happening, but the media will either falsely report on it or completely ignore it all together. To give you a clear picture, you need Steel on Steel.

John’s quote of the week:
“Anyone who succeeds and says, ‘I can do this and that and I don’t need to listen to you,’ that’s where the criticism gets vicious because it ruptures the dependency narrative and shows it to be false. That endangers the money flow, the ideology flow, and the political flow.”

In this week’s Extras segment, we first play a brief boralogue from 2017 where John explains how the tax system really works. Then we transition to the first 30 minutes of a speech John gave about critical thinking entitled ‘Critical Thinking in an Age of Deceit‘. The complete speech is available in our Media Store for $19.99, or free of charge in the Veritas Lounge for Premium members. Learn more.


02/02/2019 Takes Two to Tangle

Podcast Episode Chapters – (Segment start time)

1 – John’s Boralogue – Recognizing and Doing the Right Thing (1:54)
2 – Dan Pilla – Tactics of Tax Auditors (13:29)
      Dan Pilla – IRS Uses AI to Better Levy Taxes (21:50)
3 – Dan Pilla – More on IRS Audits and AI (26:23)
4 – Ken Timmerman – Geopolitics between Iran and Europe (39:46)
5 – Ken Timmerman – Syria and the Kurds (52:40)
      John Loeffler – Variety: Gov. Policies, the Homeless, Global Warming debate (1:00:48)
6 – John Loeffler – Middle East Geopolitics (1:06:03)
7 – Extras Segment – Boralogue on Taxes / Speech on Critical Thinking (1:18:57)

End of Show (1:56:57)

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Mar 28, 2015

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The Clash of Worldviews

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150013 03/28/2015

Latte, latte, my kingdom for a latte! You guessed it! The boralogue this week features King Richard III and Starbucks, though admittedly not in the same sentence. After 529 years, the remains of King Richard III were transported to their final resting place. John recaps Richard’s ruthless rise to the throne and shows how politicians haven’t changed much.

Also, it seems the Starbucks plan to discuss race with its customers ended as quickly as it began. John shares a conversation he had with a barista this week that contained two things the barista wasn’t trained for confronting logic and critical thinking.

First up this week, Andre Schutten (www.arpacanada.ca), General Counsel and Ontario Director for the Association for Reformed Political Action, analyzes the religious freedom case of Loyola High School in Montreal, which the Canadian Supreme Court upheld this week providing Christian schools with the right to teach ethics the way they see fit.

What happens when you wake up and suddenly realize that your church has been hijacked by a surreptitious new message? Chelsen Vicari (www.theird.org), Evangelical Program Director at the Institute on Religion and Democracy, discusses her new book “Distortion: How the New Christian Left is Twisting the Gospel”, revealing how progressivism is slowly changing the evangelical church.

Finally, Vern Westgate (www.vernwrites.com), retired Air Force vet and NASA engineer, joins us in the studio to examine the latest National Geographic cover story “The War on Science,” that was featured on the March 2015 magazine cover. Vern tackles the scientific fallacies and presuppositions behind man-made global warming and the big bang theory and questions the new scientific method.

Join us for our Section 6 intelligence briefing, featuring analysis by John on important stories Our weekly intelligence news briefing, Section 6!highlighting emerging geopolitical trends around the world.

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