David Gornoski Reviews the Trump/Biden Debate, Trail Thoughts: How to Overcome Fear

While concluding that Trump won the debate against Biden, David highlights the absence of foreign policy disasters, among the debate topics, such as the innocent people killed in Yemen, the drone strikes that killed US citizen Anwar al-Awlaki and his son, and others killed due to US interventionism abroad. Does this reveal something sinister about the media status quo? Join David Gornoski as he reveals how political theater is a distraction to keep us from noticing the cracks in a system filled with the scapegoating of the non-violent.
Also in this episode, Alec Klein and Eric Kampmann join in for another segment of Trail Thoughts. Alec and Eric talk about fear and how we can overcome it. What is fear? In what way can the Scriptures help us in conquering fear?

Jeff Deist: Trump-Biden Debate Preview, Chris Pratt Attacked by ‘Mean Girls’

Jeff Deist, president of the Mises Institute, returns to the show for a preview of the Trump, Biden debate. On the aborted 60 minutes Trump interview, Deist says: “Talk to us directly… We don’t need the sham intermediary of CNN or any of these people. That, for me, is what the digital age is all about.” Is Trump the “lesser of two evils?” Deist makes the case that, in terms of centralization, there is almost no difference between Trump and Biden. Join David and Jeff as they reflect on all of this, plus the online mob-attack on Chris Pratt, and more.

Trump and Biden Final Battle, Sir Owen on the Lake Tana Issue

The media’s distraction with the Borat movie is pathetic! David says. He highlights how these “Pravda wannabes” are doing everything they can to hide the disgusting Hunter Biden revelations. Every day we’re getting more and more evidence that the whole system is filled with “riggedulations.” “Humpty Dumpty will not be put back again because the new media revolution is here, and you and I are part of it.” Join David Gornoski as he takes on the hive-mind news media, plus Sir Owen returns to the show to talk about the “cesspool in DC” that enriches themselves with taxpayers’ money. Will there be a change of mind on the Democrat side from the Hunter Biden news? What is the situation behind the American involvement in the Lake Tana issue between Ethiopia and Egypt?

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Keith Weiner on Prices and Regulations, Alice Marie Johnson: “Not Afraid of Cancel Culture”

Keith Weiner of Monetary Metals joins David Gornoski for another in-depth segment on the economy. What does it mean when we hear of prices going up in the market? Does market regulations have something to do with the rise and fall of prices? Is there any such thing as a good regulation?

Also in the show, Alice Marie Johnson, criminal justice reform advocate and former federal prisoner, calls in to recount her experience of being locked up for twenty one years in prison for a non-violent drug offense and on what led to her to being pardoned by President Trump. “I am not afraid of cancel culture,” Johnson says, “They tried to cancel me for twenty one years.” Join David Gornoski and co-host Chelsea Murphy for a groundbreaking episode on justice and defense of personhood.

Craig Cesal on Fake Media Justice vs Real Justice

David Gornoski starts the hour by reacting to Kanye West’s latest election ad. He is then joined by Craig Cesal who was imprisoned for a nonviolent marijuana offense. Craig takes us through his experience from being imprisoned for a first-time offense–repairing trucks used to transport marijuana–to home confinement. What led to the use of marijuana becoming illegal in the United States? Craig points to history and highlights the astonishingly racist intention behind making marijuana illegal. How has President Trump impacted criminal justice reform as compared to Obama? Craig credits Trump for implementing the First Step Act that has greatly benefited non-violent prisoners. Why is there a correlation between being soft on violent crime and being tough on nonviolent crime? Listen to the full episode for David and Craig’s deconstruction of the media narrative that Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are somehow liberators of victims.

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What’s Left for the Left?

“The American left should work toward abolishing the Constitution someday—either for a new document or a new democratic order without a written constitution.” This was written in a column for the New Republic. David analyzes this statement and points to the lack of any real vision on the Republican side as well as the alarming views held by many on the left. “What is left for the left?” David asks. The left has nothing to offer. At this point, they are all for victim-garbed totalitarian control and censorship. How do we move past the left’s victimist authoritarian ways and get down to solving real issues and defend real victims? The key, David says, lies in the imitation of Christ.

State of the Media Assessment

“The right doesn’t have a robust answer to the lies behind the utopian revolutionary moment that we’re entering.” Joining David Gornoski for this episode is Michael Rectenwald, author of Beyond Woke, to discuss this phase of near-totalitarianism rising in our country. How can the media collude with a character like Joe Biden and portray him to the public as a Mr. Rogers? Is Critical Race Theory a tool for producing warmongers? Also in the show, professor Wilfred Reilly, author of Taboo, calls in for a state of the media assessment; here he analyzes the Big Tech censoring of the Hunter Biden story and the change in language that favors the radical left’s worldview.

Neighbor’s Choice vs Victimist Coercion

David Gornoski starts the show with his analysis of the mainstream media’s alliance with the Biden campaign. Almost all the news outlets are saying that Biden is leading the polls. Are we headed towards a one-party system at the federal level? “There is no way we’re going to have liberty when we have a media that is totally owned by a one-party government.” “The state is the messiah,” David says, “for the politically correct religion.” Listen to the full episode as David cautions Americans not to give in to this victim-garbed power politics that is ruining our country.

Hunter Biden Email Scandal, Social Media Mass Censorship

David Gornoski starts the show by continuing his analysis of the New York Post Hunter Biden story and the subsequent mass censorship of this story by Big Tech companies like Facebook and Twitter. What are the consequences of Biden’s email leaks and Big Tech censoring any mention of it? How deep does corruption lie in the DNC? Join David as he comments on the latest news stories like Steve Scully admitting that he lied about his Twitter getting hacked, Gov. Tony Evers’ restriction order being blocked by a Wisconsin judge, and more.

The Media as “Team Biden Rapid Response,” Hunter Biden Emails

David Gornoski resumes his commentary on the media’s one-sided coverage of the 2020 presidential election. David expands on Mike Cernovich’s tweet that “the entire media establishment is Team Biden rapid response.” Join David Gornoski as he comments on the New York Post story surrounding Hunter Biden’s emails, Biden and Co’s horrendous foreign policy record, Big Tech’s social media monopoly and mass censorship, the media’s scapegoating of Trump on COVID deaths, and more.