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Episode 33 – The Subprime Mortgage Crisis

This week, I take a break from the current news and look back at the subprime mortgage crisis, which led to the Great Recession. I talk about the things that lead up to the crisis, and how we didn’t learn from history and, sadly, might still repeat history in the future.

Episode 31 – Inconsistencies

This week, I talk about various inconsistencies on various issues such as gun control and abortion, the death of Payless Shoes, Amazon’s decision not to locate in NYC, and the deal to avoid another government shutdown with a side of national emergency and subsequent lawsuits.

Episode 29 – Local Talk

This week, I talk about local government. I get into the lawsuit that California Governor Gavin Newsom filed against the City of Huntington Beach. Also, I talk about the 2019 Financial State of the Cities report from Truth in Accounting. How much “truth” is there to their accounting? Listen to find out! (Hint: This week,…

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Episode 28 – The End is Near

The government shutdown appears to be ending. But is the re-opening only temporary? And is there a better way to deal with immigration? Also, Rep. Ocasio-Cortez predicts that the world will end in 12 years. Do I give “zero” f—s?

Episode 27 – Quick Takes

It’s a quick takes episode! This week, I follow up on a couple of points from last week’s show, the LAUSD teachers’ strike, an update on the shutdown and the peeing contest between Trump and Pelosi, what Trump really meant about Mexico paying for the wall, and the new “controversial” Gillette commercial.

Episode 25 – The “Blue Wave” Cometh

In the first episode of 2019, I get into what I think will happen with the government shutdown, why moderate politics is really the prevailing political philosophy but won’t take hold, as well as some other news and notes, as well as a tribute to the late, great “Mean” Gene Okerlund. Happy New Year!