Sharon Wright Weeks joins me to discuss death penalty reform in Utah. It's a topic she knows all too well as a result of the murder of her sister and niece and the death sentence their killer received. Whatever your views on the death penalty, Sharon has some very eye-opening information about how the current process tends to punish the victims' families as much as it does the killer.
If you watched even a modest amount of the Rittenhouse trial in Kenosha, WI, you've seen some pretty hardcore efforts to portray anything that's not under the control of the state as being out of control. Kent McManigal has a blunt reminder for anyone who's paying attention: self defense isn't a crime.
Anyone who has started to get serious about personal preparedness is likely to experience some real anxiety over the costs involved. But a person can become better prepared, even on a budget. Aden Tate has a fun exercise to build your bug-out bag with a $20 bill and a trip to Harbor Freight. You'll feel pretty encouraged when you see what you can do with even modest means.
While the Kyle Rittenhouse case dominates the news cycle, another deeply concerning story is taking place just out of view of most Americans. Project Veritas is under direct attack by the U.S. government and so is freedom of the press. Glenn Greenwald directs some sunlight onto both stories and explains how the tribal slant of media coverage represents a disturbing inability to think in principles.
Learning to see through the daily narratives that we're being force-fed takes a conscious decision regarding the kinds of media we consume on a daily basis. The editorial board at Issues & Insights has some blunt but solid advice: Please stop trusting anything the mainstream media report.
None of us wants to think of ourselves as predictable but there's truth to the idea that if you talk politics for 10 seconds, astute observers will know--with 80% accuracy--where you get your news. Paul Rosenberg explains why this is so and why we cannot limit ourselves to closed circuit thinking.
What's the worst thing that can happen if you stand up for yourself and assert your natural rights? Sadly, this is a question that is being answered for a lot of people who are finding out what it means to suffer for their beliefs. Andrea Widburg says the otherization of unvaccinated people is proceeding quickly and leading us to some very dark places.
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