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Trump Fell into the Authoritarian Trap Laid by the Founding Fathers; Also, Feeling Down May Not Always Be a Sign of Mental Illness

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to a piece in the Wall Street Journal which asserts that the founding fathers anticipated a government takeover attempt like Donald Trump’s and discuss how what comes next will be a test of the American people as much as a test of the American system (01:47).  The guys consider the difficulty in finding...

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UFOs, UAPs and the Perpetual Temptation to Center Ourselves in the Universe; Also, a Power Grab in Israel is Met with Serious and Persistent Protest

Following a Congressional hearing which saw some interesting claims about alien space craft and “nonhuman biologics,” James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider how much legitimacy should be given to the revelations and whether a high level of scrutiny on the self-proclaimed whistleblower David Grusch is appropriate or if that is just shooting the messenger (01:20).  The guys also take...

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The Resemblance Between Florida’s New History Teaching Standards the Lost Cause of the Confederacy is Telling; Also, Can Regulating Social Media Save the Children?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to Florida’s newly approved standards for teaching african american history and consider how they may compare to other efforts to rewrite history, such as The Lost Cause of the Confederacy mythology (01:31).  The guys also discuss the ongoing bipartisan effort to regulate social media companies and the algorithms they use to present content...

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The Resemblance Between Florida’s New History Teaching Standards the Lost Cause of the Confederacy is Telling; Also, Can Regulating Social Media Save the Children?
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Northwestern’s Quick Reversal Illustrates the Media’s Role in Holding the Powerful Accountable; Also, Will Old Transmission Lines Telecom’s be Lead Balloon?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the role of news media in holding powerful people and organizations accountable in light of Northwestern University’s recent firing of its head football coach, Pat Fitzgerald, following media reports which detailed the nature of the hazing allegedly taking place in the football program (01:48).  The guys also take a look at how the...

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Northwestern’s Quick Reversal Illustrates the Media’s Role in Holding the Powerful Accountable; Also, Will Old Transmission Lines Telecom’s be Lead Balloon?
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Have America’s New Cultural Norms Turned the Democratic Party a Conservative Party? Also, the Danger of Plastics Being In Us and Everywhere Around Us

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana react to a recent piece from The Atlantic which asserts that the way America’s modern cultural landscape has evolved has caused the Democratic Party to largely become the party of the status quo (01:16).  The guys also consider how deep of a hole we are digging with our (over)use of plastics and if there...

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Have America’s New Cultural Norms Turned the Democratic Party a Conservative Party? Also, the Danger of Plastics Being In Us and Everywhere Around Us
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The US Supreme Court’s Removal Societal Guardrails; Also, Handling All the Smoke from Canadian Wildfires

With recent US Supreme Court decisions operating to remove societal guardrails put in place by previous generations, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss why the guardrails were in place and whether the guardrails are still necessary in the US (01:42).  The guys also react to the smoke coming from Canadian wildfires that keeps coming to US cites and consider...

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The Coming Boom in US Manufacturing and What it Means; Also, Can the F.I.R.E. Lifestyle Deliver on Security or Happiness

Seeing reports of a huge year over year increase in investment in building factories in the US, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at what may be driving this spike and what a boom in manufacturing would mean in the 21st century (01:31).  The guys also discuss the financial independence, retire early lifestyle and why it may...

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The Coming Boom in US Manufacturing and What it Means; Also, Can the F.I.R.E. Lifestyle Deliver on Security or Happiness
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In a Liberal System, Where Do the Bounds of Individual Liberty Come From? Also, Is It Woke to Discuss Juneteenth?

After checking out David Brooks’ thought provoking piece in the Atlantic on the outer limits of liberalism, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss liberalism as an ideology focused on individual liberty, where the bounds of individual liberty should be, and how the extremes of any ideology can lead to a difficult place (01:31).  The guys also acknowledge Juneteenth and...

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In a Liberal System, Where Do the Bounds of Individual Liberty Come From? Also, Is It Woke to Discuss Juneteenth?
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U.S. v Trump is Quite Literally the Rule of Law v the Rule of Man; Also, Is there a Sex Recession in America?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what stood out in the federal indictment of Donald Trump and consider how this represents another instance where Trump demands that his supporters abandon their claimed principles when those principles do not serve him (01:29).  The guys also react to the premise of a recent article in Esquire Magazine that asks whether the...

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Raging Over Chick-fil-A’s Inclusivity and Demanding the Exclusion of Others; Also, Is Boredom the Key to Creativity and Sanity?

Seeing the firestorm surrounding Chick-fil-A over its employment of an executive for diversity, equity and inclusion, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss what appears to be a rising tide where the power of the pocketbook is used to pressure actors to be more exclusionary towards certain segments of society (01:31).  The guys also consider whether boredom, which modern technology...

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NAACP’s Florida Travel Advisory – Targeted Power Play or General Retreat? Also, Does Ending the Pandemic Emergency Leave Long Covid Sufferers in Limbo?

With the NAACP issuing a travel advisory relating to Florida in response its belief that Florida is openly hostile to Blacks and other minority groups, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the half measure nature of the travel advisory tactic and whether it can be an effective way to exert political influence (01:32).  The guys also consider how the...

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NAACP’s Florida Travel Advisory – Targeted Power Play or General Retreat? Also, Does Ending the Pandemic Emergency Leave Long Covid Sufferers in Limbo?
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Separating the “Guns in Society” Conversation from the Ja Morant Controversy; Also, Honoring Jim Brown as a Man Instead of as an Idol

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the suspension of NBA star Ja Morant following the posting of another social media video showing him brandishing a gun and take a look at the more general “guns in society” that many seem to want to have when looking at the Morant controversy (01:22).  The guys also take a look at the...

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Separating the “Guns in Society” Conversation from the Ja Morant Controversy; Also, Honoring Jim Brown as a Man Instead of as an Idol
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