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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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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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America’s Perpetual Dissonance on Immigration; Also, the Nick Cannon and Elon Musk Approach to Fatherhood

Following the expiration of the Title 42 pandemic emergency rules for migrants, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana take a look at the current crisis at the border and discuss America’s long time reliance on and hostility toward immigration (01:27).  The guys consider the more is merrier approach to fatherhood apparently taken by people such as Nick Cannon and Elon...

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America’s Perpetual Dissonance on Immigration; Also, the Nick Cannon and Elon Musk Approach to Fatherhood
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Are the New Diversity Standards for the Oscars Oppressive to Artists? Also, Can Workism Bring Salvation?

With the new diversity and inclusion standards for Oscar eligibility kicking in, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the standards and the purpose of efforts like this while also reacting to some of the hostility being directed at the standards (01:53).  The guys discuss a recent piece in The Atlantic from Derek Thompson on the concept of workism and...

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Are the New Diversity Standards for the Oscars Oppressive to Artists? Also, Can Workism Bring Salvation?
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Weaponization (of the Government) is as Weaponization Does; Also, Are Americans Moving Away from Close Emotional Relationships?

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider what weaponizing of the government means, and also what it does not mean, and also discuss Rep. Jim Jordan’s Select Subcommittee on the Weaponization of the Federal Government and Disney’s new lawsuit against Ron Desantis and other Florida officials (01:27).  The guys also take a look at recent studies which suggest that Americans...

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Weaponization (of the Government) is as Weaponization Does; Also, Are Americans Moving Away from Close Emotional Relationships?
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Clarence Thomas and Diane Feinstein Are Manifesting Selfishness in Different Ways; Also, Turning CO2 into Useful Materials

Seeing that the America system needs its public officials to restrain their selfish impulses to work well, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss how the recently revealed conduct of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas and the circumstances surrounding California Senator Diane Feinstein look more like public servants putting themselves first (01:49).  The guys also take a look at research...

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Clarence Thomas and Diane Feinstein Are Manifesting Selfishness in Different Ways; Also, Turning CO2 into Useful Materials
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Culture Series: “Sapiens,” a Book by Yuval Noah Harari

James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss Yuval Harari’s bestseller “Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind,” a book that tracks the growth and development of human societies and cultures from the Stone Age through the modern day, and presents several key revolutions as being what changed everything over time and put humans on a path to in large part master...

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Using AI to Replace Humans is Coming, but is it Progress? Also, What to do About All the Lead Pipes the EPA Found in Drinking Water Systems

With Levi’s announcing that it will begin using AI generated models on its website and app, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana consider whether using artificial intelligence to replace people is the kind of “progress” we can expect moving forward and discuss how the rapid growth and implementation of AI has some tech leaders calling for a 6 month pause...

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Using AI to Replace Humans is Coming, but is it Progress? Also, What to do About All the Lead Pipes the EPA Found in Drinking Water Systems
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With Rule of Law, an Indictment of a Former President was Inevitable; Also, Banning Minors from using Social Media

Following the history making indictment of former President Donald Trump, James Keys and Tunde Ogunlana discuss the historic nature of the indictment and compare the situation to what has been happening in Israel following the indictment of its Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (01:30).  The guys also take a look at Utah’s move to ban minors from accessing social media...

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With Rule of Law, an Indictment of a Former President was Inevitable; Also, Banning Minors from using Social Media
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