Mar 28, 2020

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Devil’s Choice

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Sometimes you have to choose the lesser of two evils. In this week’s boralogue, John looks at the devil’s choice: stay isolated and probably kill the economy or ramp up the economy and most likely extend the virus. There needs to be a threading of the needle and our leaders should put aside the urge to behave like bureaucrats and act prudently during this crisis. And it’s up to us to pray for wisdom for those leaders.

Stephen RascheThe plight of persecuted Christians very rarely gets air time in worldwide media, especially so now that we’re dealing with Covid-19. Stephen Rasche (, Vice Chancellor at the Catholic University in Erbil, Iraq, joins us to give a clear understanding of how Christians are faring in Iraq and the Middle East.

John and Carol join forces to analyze today’s new economic and political paradigm. Things are changing where it concerns politicos’ behavior in government, the validity of buying gold and silver, and how headlines and perception fuel the market’s engine more than profit statements.

Kelly SadlerInevitably, for good or bad, politics seeps into a crisis. Kelly Sadler (, Director of Policy and Communications for President Trump’s re-election campaign, examines the relief bill, attacks on the President, and helping out businesses during this rough time.

Dr. Paul WilliamsWe close out the show this week with disaster and preparedness expert Dr. Paul Williams (, who stresses the importance of being calm in an emergency, eating healthy to stave off sickness, and the power of prayer in every situation.

John’s quote of the week:
You’re watching happen now what would happen if we implemented all of the designs that we’ve heard proposed in terms of taxes and carbon credits and the reduction of industry in order to stop man-made global warming. There’s no way the economy worldwide can even think about this for the next five or ten years as it climbs out of this mess.

On this week’s extra segment, we play a triple feature of noted doctor and preparedness expert Paul Williams. From 2010 after flooding in Nashville, from 2012 following Hurricane Sandy, and from 2014 in the middle of the Ebola outbreak, Dr. Williams gives good advice on how to prepare for emergencies.


03/28/2020 Devil’s Choice

Podcast Episode Chapters – (Segment start time)

1 – Boralogue – Devil’s Choice: Curbing the Virus vs Recharging the Economy (2:29)
2 – Stephen Rasche – Status of Christians in Iraq (13:29)
3 – Stephen Rasche – Future of Democracy in Iraq (26:24)
      John Loeffler – Clips from Past Gordon Chang Interviews on China’s Economy (35:02)
4 – John & Carol Loeffler – New Economic Paradigm (39:16)
5 – Kelly Sadler – U.S. Politics & the Virus Crisis (52:10)
      John Loeffler – Investment Post-Crisis (1:02:09)
6 – John Loeffler – Don’t Panic (1:05:33)
      Dr. Paul Williams – Be Healthy, Pray, and Don’t Fear (1:10:57)
7 – Extras Segment – Three Past Interviews of Dr. Paul Williams on Emergency Preparedness (1:18:27)

      End of Show (1:51:00)


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Aug 6, 2016

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Judicial Fiat

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With our two major party candidates set for this November’s presidential election, silly season has begun. In this week’s boralogue, John reminds us that politics is a blood sport and facts and reason are usually thrown out of the window in favor of soundbites. A day of reckoning approaches and while most people ignore the warning signs, whoever wins the upcoming election will be the one we chose to deal with it.

Our system of government was created as a series of checks and balances. What happens when one branch begins overstepping its authority? Dr. John Sparks (, Retired Dean at Grove City College, looks at the recent Supreme Court case involving abortion clinics in Texas and discusses the continuous onslaught of right trumping, being brought to you by the highest court in the land.

Next we play a brief clip from the Financial Sense Newshour of write-in presidential candidate and economist Laurence Kotlikoff ( explaining the real, and much higher, numbers behind our national debt.

Refugee crises have erupted in a number of countries, largely due to radical Islamists and the violence they perpetrate. But what about Christian refugees who are caught up in the crisis? Author and political pundit Joseph Klein ( looks at the problems Christians are facing in refugee camps and the Obama administration’s apparent disregard for Christians in favor of admitting more Muslim refugees.

Finally, we revisit the topic of gold and silver with precious metals aficionado Dave Morgan ( who predicts as currencies begin to falter, gold and silver will make a comeback. He also examines what the powers that be may have in store when the financial catastrophe hits.

John’s quote of the week:
“Governments may not get through times like these but people like you and I always do. If we know what’s happening, we can pray and ask God to show us our way through the tsunami waves to come and we can help each other.”

As always, join us online for our Section 6 intelligence briefing featuring analysis by John on important stories highlighting emerging geopolitical trends around the world.

Follow us on Twitter @steelonsteelpro as well as the Steel on Steel Facebook page and remember to join Praying for Persecuted Christians for the latest information concerning persecuted Christians around the world. Don’t forget to stop by our YouTube channel as well for our latest videos.

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