Brian Gongol Show on WHO Radio - January 3, 2016
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If demonstrators in some foreign country had overrun our embassy, we would consider it a massive act of provocation. It is the same for the self-appointed "militia" that has taken over the headquarters of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. It doesn't need to come to a shootout with them (nobody wins when that happens), but they've stepped outside the boundaries of political expression into outlaw behavior.
And his reviews can give a decent bump to book sales. If you're not reading 50 books a year (and most of us probably aren't), it's worth considering that Gates probably has a lot more on his plate than most of us do, and a lot less to gain financially from learning new skills. Also worth noting: He prefers print to digital.
It certainly has its adherents among seniors
A resource bonanza is a lot of fun while it lasts, but it takes serious discretion and foresight to reinvest bonanza profits in long-term growth
Tin Foil Hat Award
Yay Capitalism Prize
- Podcast of this episode - segment 1 (giving to charity)
- Podcast of this episode - segment 2 (Barry Goldwater)
- Podcast of this episode - segment 3 (checking in on the Future Scale)
- Podcast of this episode - segment 4 (Saudi Arabia versus Iran will shape the news of the next week)
- Official station page for this episode (forthcoming)