Brian Gongol Show on WHO Radio - December 21, 2014
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The economy as we know itWe're taking some time tonight to look at the economy as we know it right now. What's the big picture?
Yay Capitalism PrizeDallas theater will run "Team America" in place of cancelled North Korea film
Sony cancelled the release after Carmike, AMC, Cinemark, and Regal said they wouldn't show it.
Tin Foil Hat AwardChina takes a terribly short-sighted move towards purging foreign-made technology
The "elf on a shelf" is a creepy way to get your kids comfortable with living in a police state
Other thoughts from this week
- In our mad rush to celebrate cigars and MLB recruits, let's not forget that under Castro, Cuba still isn't libre.
- Prediction: China takes reserves of US dollars, buys rubles at depressed prices. Earns goodwill from Kremlin, hedges against future oil price hikes.
In case you missed it
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