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Richest Americans Like Bezos, Musk Avoided Income Tax
"A report finds that America's billionaires are good at dodging the tax collector an anonymous source delivered reams of Internal Revenue Service data to ProPublica a nonprofit investigative journalism organization the report found the richest twenty five Americans pay less in taxes than many ordinary workers do an average of fifteen point eight percent of adjusted gross income tactics include the use of charitable donations and benefiting mainly from investment income tax around twenty percent instead of thirty seven percent for wage income among other findings Amazon founder Jeff Basil's paid no income tax in two thousand seven and two thousand eleven and Tesla founder Elon musk paid zero income taxes in twenty eighteen financier George Soros paid no taxes for twenty sixteen to twenty eighteen which is spokesman attributed to the billionaire losing money on his investments IRS commissioner Charles Rettig testifying today before senators on the finance committee said that when it comes to enforcement of tax collection the agency is out gunned as far as the pro publica data he said they are investigating the leak I'm Jennifer king
Why Would George Soros Get Involved in Local Politics?
"And producer Mike reminded me of something I said on my podcast weeks ago, talking about George Soros. Liberal mega donor who decided was a good idea to start to get involved in local races. Attorneys General City state's attorney's local prosecutors, why would he do that? Why would a billionaire left this get involved locally? Because that's where the real change happens. Right now. It happens to you. It's touchable, feel a ball change. Obamacare affected. A lot of people may not affected you. I promise you when your local city state's attorney, or whatever local prosecutor funded by George Soros money gets in there and stops prosecuting criminals like what's happening in L. A with Jorge Gascogne and others. And in Missouri and other places. All of a sudden the crime rate Expo explodes and your car gets stolen and your kid gets mugged or God forbid worse.
"soros" Discussed on The Dan Bongino Show
"Dan check it out today. We have to give you this one to take this one to see maybe running out again back to kalani just to go back the beginning i told you they're they're trying to cover this the people in the media that deep state sloppy state. Whatever the hell you want to call it. They're trying to cover up the massive scandal that went on in ukraine. We're george soros and george soros. Funds groups are all at the center of the obama administration and story colonial. Who ran this group and anpac funded by soros was on a do not prosecute list but then wanted soros's political opponents and business opponents prosecuted mitri tissue. Can listen to that on. I think it was monday. Show there at the center of it. All kalanick's group anthony. She's at the center of all this. The russia hoax impeachment hoax. She backed up the guy who produced the black ledger. The black ledger guy was working with fusion. Gps allegedly fusion gps produces the dossier. These people all know each other. Here's another excerpt from my book. I covered yessiree. It's important it's about. He who shall not be named the whistleblower remember the whistle blower the fake whistleblower for the impeachment oaks. I heard donald trump on a phone. Call no you. Didn't you didn't hear anything from my book supporting because it relates to another story. I'm going to show you in a minute. It says what's also true and this is important that according to white house logs dario kalani oke again visited the white house in december of two thousand. Fifteen while there she met with. The whistle blower was employees working on the national security council. She got meetings in the white house to how did kalanick. How did dario colonia. I worked at the white house. How the hell did doria kalani running. A george soros funded group in ukraine. Get into the white house. And what was she doing. Meeting with the whistle whistleblower who made up fake charge against donald trump about him in a quid pro quo with ukrainians. What was going on there. See how they're all tied together. You ready for this one. So colotti meets with the whistleblower. He who shall not be named. Check out this older article by keri pickett and jerry dudley by the way to carry pick if you watch my show. She texted me something a while ago. She has great reporting. I have like a really bad thing on my phone. I gotta call me reach out. Don't text me. Because i think i put your number accidentally block list. I promise i didn't do it intentionally. Delete e mails asked me. Want to block so most bizarre thing. I opened up an ipad. He's texts from keri pickett. I didn't see him on my phone but she's great. She wrote this article to wash that. We're comfortable gop congressman. Louie gohmert asked former ukraine minister about the whistle blower. Why does this story. Matter louie gohmert. Who's a real pelotas buster. Let's say on. I mean good way. He doesn't accept no for an answer. Good gop congressman. Louie gohmert was at a hearing a while ago. I was talking to this woman who had a connection to the whole ukraine. The bockel and louie gohmert started asking questions this woman. Did you know about this stuff that was going on. In ukraine democrats went wild. They started screaming ethic has pass. Because that's all they have. Because there are so terrified of the cirrus connection and yuko ukraine coming to fruition. So what did what did. What did we talk about. That drove them so crazy. Gohmert cited in april two thousand sixteen meeting at this restaurant close to the white house between the whistleblower. Another white house official and a ukrainian parliamentarian yoga bill cava a foreign agents. Registration act finally shows that the meeting was arranged by doug schoen a longtime hillary clinton ally and registered foreign lobbyists for ukrainian billionaire. Victor pinchuk donated heavy to the clintons. By the way that same day doug schoen arranged for bill. Kubota meet with david kramer. John mccain's guy who flew to britain to meet with christopher steele author of the dossier awfully strange Colonia soros's guy over in ukraine's meeting with the same whistle blower who's meeting with other ukrainian parliamentarians. Who then are meeting with david. Kramer mccain's got an all promoting the same trump fairytales. Really strange how they all know each other. Isn't that awfully odd. How that always seems to happen. What's our last one today. I never right on a second space go. I want to forget that. Don't you think that's a little strange folks. It's why titled again my book follow the money. Let me just wrap this up. And i'm going to get to some other stuff too it's important arizona and what's going on with the school boards rudy giuliani. And john. solomon know about all of this and it's awfully strange that the same. Bs charges that were lobbed against paul manafort using the fake black ledger. He's lobbying for ukraine. She that the exact same charge being lobbed. That rudy giuliani right now. Why because giuliani was the only one with sam had the guts to expose this story of key ukrainians in the ukrainian government colluding with soros's group to push fake fairy tales about donald trump through the whistle blower fusion. Gps and do the black ledger. each other. All of them all right moving on so you know. I know we've had a lot of bad news over the last few months. I don't. I don't ever want to run from that it. I read your emails. People are. I think they're starting to come around a little bit. People are ready to you. Know to get up off the mat dust off and get back in the fight. I understand believe me. I understand i get it. I've run for office myself. Proudly didn't win proud to have done it. Run from it at all. I mean i love when liberals say you ran for office and lost. The mike really didn't have the guts to do any of that. So what are you sat in the ring and screened from the sidelines popcorn. I'm proud to have done it but losing stinks. I know believe me. I've been there..
"soros" Discussed on The Dan Bongino Show
"Big is the george soros circle of influence Pretty big pretty huge. Why am i talking about. George soros again because george soros is back in the news. If you open up your browser this morning and read bongino report. The dan bongino conservative alternative to judge. Or you'll see there. Were a couple of stories about george soros again linked soros and the breaking news about soros as it relates to exploding crime in this country and the facebook decision. Soros's of a source involved in a whole lot of stuff. And i wanna talk about another bizarre connection which soros i've been talking about all week and again how it's related to the giuliani thing. I got that. And i've got a revolt. A revolt brewing amongst parents to videos must see today show brought to you by express. Vpn protect your online activity today. Get a vpn. Go to express the dot com slash bongino. Don't wait welcome to the dan. Bongino show Let's get right to it. As i said the george soros circle of influence is one of the most important stories that the mainstream media will not tell you and by the way. It's verboten the mainstream media. You're not allowed to talk about. George soros to which i promptly give them the double barrel middle finger. Because i don't care what you tell me to do matter of fact when you tell me not to do with i just do it more solely to piss you off sometimes all right today. Show buddy venturo there. It is there. It is one of my favorite sponsors keys rock and his joe's rock and has we all wear for and share on this show. Why because we know how important is to look and feel your best especially in the summer months. we're going gonna get out. Want to look good. Even if you got zoom call you still want to look at. They're going to see your arms..
T-Rex coming to Stone Zoo in Boston area as part of T. Rex Adventure
"In stoneham massachusetts stone zoos. Getting a t. Rex adventure exhibit. Starting april sixteen th and going until september sixth. And if you visit you can see animatronic dinosaurs and realistic dinosaur skeletons. There's at t rex of course but also there's played soros and then based on the pictures looks like in kiowa source so could be a fun outdoor activity. If you're in the area. I'm not i'm really far away from massachusetts dr listeners. Who are closer.
"soros" Discussed on The Breakdown with NLW
"Is much more likely for bitcoin. To continue to grow unabated on the other hand it could mean that more regulatory scrutiny will be coming for stable coins which are more competitive for that currency status second on these highlights is the new financial action task. Force crypto currency guidelines as. I mentioned on the show where i discussed. This coin center argues that previous fattest guidelines around crypto have been while agreed in the sense that they really support a surveillance money system. At least we were in line with all of the rest of the traditional financial. Seen this seems to change that in a pretty significant way these new guidelines they argue have the potential to radically expand the definition of who or what is a virtual assets service provider vast are the entities that have to participate in am l. kyc and when the potential for vast to include people who run nodes. It could constitute a major legal threat to the way that p2p networks function. It is simply impossible for those notes to collect. Kyc information about every other note on the network every other transaction that flows through their node so this could be potentially big deal third on these highlights. We had treasury secretary janet yellen and fed chair. Jerome powell testify before congress and we had a couple of times discussed digital dollars in central bank digital currencies. On the i guess plus side jerome powell said that any digital dollar should have more privacy than china gee thanks. I'm glad that we're on the same page on that. On the downside he also went on the record saying that he did not support an anonymous cash like digital dollar. Janet yellen agreed that anonymity made an al. Kyc issues very difficult. This means that the starting point for our most important leaders is not to look at a digital dollar like a digital cash approximation but instead yet one more tool for surveillance in the battle against financial crime and speaking of digital dollar the last highlight from the regulatory and cdc side. We learned this week that we're going to see two prototypes from mit in the boston. Fed in a couple months for how a digital dollar might be designed by the beginning of the summer. So in summary. This week affirmed that one. We are headed aggressively and quickly into the central bank digital currency era. Too stable coins are seen as more of a threat than bitcoin. Currently and three nasty stable coin policies can still easily impact bitcoin as well looking for the best way to unlock. Ripta's liquidity next dot. Io is exactly what you need to borrow. 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There's no need to download separate apps or visit multiple websites beautifully designed desktop and mobile applications. Exodus users can secure manage and exchange their cryptocurrency in one. Easy to use wallet with exoduses non-custodial nature nothing stands between you and your assets. Take control of your out and download exodus today. Visit the app store or google play to download or visit exodus dot com for more information. Next on this weekly recap. Let's shift over to the macro. Seen the macro environment has been a little bit. Weird markets are trapped in a strange cycle with the fed where they see things getting better because of the vaccine where they see signs of inflation that the fed doesn't want to seem to recognize and they find it simply unbelievable that the fed would be able to keep interest rates near the zero bound or continue their asset purchase programs at the level. They've been at in that context. Bitcoin has a bit of a weird place. Markets pricing in inflation is a good thing for bitcoin. Given hedge against inflation for institutions has been a major the major macro driver for the last year at the same time. Bitcoin still falls for many institutions if not most institutions in the risk asset category for most allocations so repricing and move away from risky assets could hit bitcoin that price side as well. My feeling in general is that there is a shift in the macro landscape. That is going to leave risk on on and is going to leave. Inflation concerns hot for bitcoin. Were moving in short from fix the problem spending to build the future spending the easiest way to see. This is the move from the recent one point nine trillion dollar stimulus all about direct payments for covert relief supports for states and cities to a new debate around three trillion dollar stimulus package that is for future oriented infrastructure spending now. Let's hold decide whether infrastructure is a good place to spend three trillion. I think it's probably a much better place than a lot of the places. We spent three trillion. Currently the point is that the aggressive spending isn't changing. It's increasing directed towards is different. That's not the only part of the shift however the thing that markets. Keep being unwilling to hear when powell speaks is that the fed is obsessed with the full employment side of their mandate. That's what they're focused on. Of course at the same time. It's not like the fed has a different toolkit to get employment up. It's the same things. And what that means is there are going to be cantillon effects financial institutions and the companies. They loan money to and the investors who can afford assets are all closer to the money spigot than the unemployed which means that they're going to benefit first and more and of course a likely byproduct of this is continued asset price inflation. Would i believe the fed is saying is that that is a price. They're willing to pay for making sure that everyone who wants a job has job. The point of all of this is that the narrative of concern around inflation from the economy running hot and staying at the zero bound for interest rates with expanding monetary and fiscal engagement remains. It's just shifting from crisis to new normal mode. last up on this weekly recap. Let's discuss the continued inflow of institutions. I discussed yesterday. How coins moving off exchanges suggested dip buying from wales and institutions. I also discussed fidelity's addition to the f. application seen. I wanted to wrap this week with a little bit about another actor that has gotten more public about their participation in the space in the last few weeks which is soros yesterday a clip from bloomberg's front row featuring soros chief investment officer dawn fitzpatrick started to make it around the twitter sphere. We think the whole infrastructure around crypto is really interesting and we've been making some investments into that infrastructure and And we think that is at an inflexion point. I'd say it's it's everything from kind of exchange managers custodians chew the mundane tax reporting on your on your crypto gains And everything in between. We think we think that's interesting. So when it comes to crypto. Generally i think there are. There are some some some important. We're a really important moment in time in that something like bitcoin might have stayed a fringe asset but for the fact that over the last twelve months we've increased money supply in the us by twenty five percent so there's a real fear of debasing of fiat currencies. And when you think about bitcoin. I don't think it's a currency. I think it's a commodity but it's a commodity that's easily storable. It's easily transferrable. Is the irs classifies as physical asset. It has a finite amount of supply. And that's apply halves every four years. So i think it's i think it's interesting and i think by the way when you look at gold price action in the context of a fairly robust inflation narrative late. It's struggled getting traction. And i think that's because bitcoin is taking some some of its power base away for many. This was the first heard of soros getting into bitcoin. In the crypto space as a whole obviously sources one of the most storied and controversial names in investing but an influential one. In truth the tea leaves have been there for anyone to read a couple of weeks ago. Niger announced its two hundred. Million dollar. financing round and soros fund management was among the investors. If you'll remember as well night. Ceo robert gutman said that none of these investors were just investors. They all had some deeper partnership or engagement with nine around bitcoin. So far we've learned about two of those deeper engagements the c o of new york. Life joined the night board and a week later. Morgan stanley announced three. Bitcoin funds available to wealthy clients one of which was powered by nine. So the question round source to me is obviously what bigger bitcoin play. Are they working on. I will obviously be watching this closely. One final note about nine dig at real visions crypto gathering this week. Their ceo also confirmed that sovereign wealth funds had approached them about bitcoin although not giving any more details for many the sovereign wealth funds are another huge domino's to potentially fall and many think that there probably are allocations beyond just to fund tied to singapore that we already know about soros wasn't the only new investor. We saw come into the space this week however a retirement fund in new zealand is reportedly now it. Bitcoin investor new zealand fund management's kiwi saver growth fund has invested five percent of its assets in bitcoin. The fund has around two hundred and forty four million usd and assets and began investing in crypto in october the cio. James gregoire's said happy to invest in gold. You can't really discount bitcoin. Now this is more than a random fund this falls under the auspices of the national kiwi saver program that was created by the new zealand labour party in two thousand seven. I think that there are two important notes about this announcement i. It's a whole different category. Retirement and pensions funds represent a massive massive pool of resources globally. Second this kiwi saver fund did not try to get this to press. It was dug up by a local news outlet. My question then is how many more like this are out there. How many more retirement. Funds or sovereign wealth funds or institutions or insurance companies or. Some other category of actor has been moving into the bitcoin space without even knowing it all in all. I'm feeling pretty good about this weekend. Feeling pretty good about where this industry is. And i hope you are as well until tomorrow guys be safe and take care of each other piece evokes annabi levin here. I'm coin desks managing editor podcasts. Would you like to turn your passion for crypto in news into a career quintez royal growing. We're looking for full-time reporters and market analysts. Who can move quickly and help unpack and explain the nuances of this crazy world. We're living in. That sounds interesting. Send us an email at recruiting at coined desk dot com. That's recruiting at quainton dot com. And tell him you heard about it on the breakdown. Thanks for listening..
"soros" Discussed on CoinDesk Podcast Network
"This weekly recap. Let's shift over to the macro. Seen the macro environment has been a little bit. Weird markets are trapped in a strange cycle with the fed where they see things getting better because of the vaccine where they see signs of inflation that the fed doesn't want to seem to recognize and they find it simply unbelievable that the fed would be able to keep interest rates near the zero bound or continue their asset purchase programs at the level. They've been at in that context. Bitcoin has a bit of a weird place. Markets pricing in inflation is a good thing for bitcoin. Given hedge against inflation for institutions has been a major the major macro driver for the last year at the same time. Bitcoin still falls for many institutions if not most institutions in the risk asset category for most allocations so repricing and move away from risky could hit bitcoin that price side as well. My feeling in general is that there is a shift in the macro landscape. That is going to leave risk on on and is going to leave. Inflation concerns hot for bitcoin. Were moving in short from fix the problem spending to build the future spending the easiest way to see. This is the move from the recent one point nine trillion dollar stimulus all about direct payments for covert relief supports for states and cities to a new debate around three trillion dollar stimulus package that is for future oriented infrastructure spending now. Let's hold decide whether infrastructure is a good place to spend three trillion. I think it's probably a much better place than a lot of the places. We spent three trillion. Currently the point is that the aggressive spending isn't changing it's increasing. It's just what it's directed towards is different. That's not the only part of the shift however the thing that markets keep being unwilling to hear when powell speaks is that the fed is obsessed with the full employment side of their mandate. That's what they're focused on. Of course at the same time. It's not like the fed has a different toolkit to get employment up. It's the same things. And what that means is there are going to be cantillon effects financial institutions and the companies. They loan money to and the investors who can afford assets are all closer to the money spigot than the unemployed which means that they're going to benefit first and more and of course a likely byproduct of this is continued asset price inflation. Would i believe the fed is saying is that that is a price. They're willing to pay for making sure that everyone who wants a job has job. The point of all of this is that the narrative of concern around inflation from the economy running hot and staying at the zero bound for interest rates with expanding monetary and fiscal engagement remains. It's just shifting from crisis to new normal mode. last up on this weekly recap. Let's discuss the continued inflow of institutions. I discussed yesterday. How coins moving off exchanges suggested dip buying from wales and institutions. I also discussed fidelity's addition to the f. application seen. I wanted to wrap this week with a little bit about another actor that has gotten more public about their participation in the space in the last few weeks which is soros yesterday a clip from bloomberg's front row featuring soros chief investment officer dawn fitzpatrick started to make it around the twitter sphere. We think the whole infrastructure around crypto is really interesting and we've been making some investments into that infrastructure and And we think that is at an inflexion point. I'd say it's it's everything from kind of exchange managers custodians chew the mundane tax reporting on your on your crypto gains And everything in between. We think we think that's interesting. So when it comes to crypto. Generally i think there are. There are some some some important. We're a really important moment in time in that something like bitcoin might have stayed a fringe asset. But for the fact that you know over the last twelve months we've increased money supply in the us by twenty five percent so there's a real fear of debasing of fiat currencies. And when you think about bitcoin. I don't think it's a currency i think it's a commodity but it's a commodity that's easily storable it's easily. Transferrable is the irs classifies as physical asset. It has a finite amount of supply. And that's apply halves every four years. So i think it's i think it's interesting and i think by the way when you look at gold price action in the context of a fairly robust inflation narrative late. It's struggled getting traction. And i think that's because bitcoin is taking some some of its power base away for many. This was the first heard of soros getting into bitcoin. In the crypto space as a whole obviously sources one of the most storied and controversial names in investing but an influential one. In truth the tea leaves have been there for anyone to read a couple of weeks ago. Niger announced its two hundred. Million dollar. financing round and soros fund management was among the investors. If you'll remember as well night. Ceo robert gutman said that none of these investors were just investors. They all had some deeper partnership or engagement with nine around bitcoin. So far we've learned about two of those deeper engagements the c o of new york. Life joined the night board and a week later. Morgan stanley announced three bitcoin funds available to wealthy clients one of which was powered by ninety. So the question round source to me is obviously what bigger bitcoin play. Are they working on. I will obviously be watching this closely. One final note about big visions crypto gathering this week their ceo also confirmed that sovereign wealth funds had approached them about bitcoin although not giving any more details for many the sovereign wealth funds are another huge domino's to potentially fall and many think that there probably are allocations beyond just to fund tied to singapore that we already know about soros wasn't the only new investor we saw come into the space this week however a retirement fund in new zealand is reportedly now it bitcoin investor new zealand fund management's kiwi saver growth fund has invested five percent of its assets in bitcoin. The fund has around two hundred and forty four million usd and assets and began investing in crypto in october the cio. James gregoire's said happy to invest in gold. You can't really discount bitcoin..
The Real Danger of QAnon
"Finkelstein founder and director of the national contagion researchers to a nonpartisan multidisciplinary research group of experts including neuroscientists psychologists. Physicists machine learning experts who study online disinformation pamela. Presi is one of those experts. A senior research fellow at the institute who focuses on the psychology of thriving in a liberal democracy both have been sounding the alarm about the dangers of the antisemitic conspiracy theory cue on and we're not at all surprised to see the events at the capitol on january six there with us now to discuss what we can expect to see next from the movement and what is within our control to stop it pamela. Joel welcome to people of the pod. Thanks for having us so first of all. Please explain for our listeners. In the most basic of terms what is cunanan and why a group called. The american jewish committee might find it troubling. So cunanan is a cybercult that organized with populist conspiracy theories largely on twitter but another social networks as well it really got its roots in a trench community called h. ham and hmi is largely considered armpit of the internet Some of the worst ideas that arrived from social media come out of. Atm was inching about the colt of cunanan. Is that unlike other populist movements which rely on trash tags and organiz based on conspiracies have anti semitic components be value add for cunanan also had an anonymous profit so these diffuse organizations that form lobs on the basis of hashtags. They have a lot of power and benefit because people can act out in the name of the conspiracy without anybody really being responsible but one of the drawbacks. They have is that there's no leadership q. Figured out a solution to solve that you create anonymous leader who can drop missives secret coded information on avon that's encrypted with encryption that he's the only one that has the key for doing q enlisted his followers to become fellow researchers but got them researching with one another to portray vision of reality became increasingly apocalyptic. Interesting and so tell me a little bit more about the anti semitism that runs through cunanan. And how it informs these theories and this movement. The conspiracy group really semitic disinformation because every single successful conspiracy. Group necessarily has to reach for antisemitic. Disinformation as a matter of history and pragmatics. The beauty for a conspiracy theorist beauty being an awkward us but the the ease of anti semitic elements is that they are conspiratorial. And so there's a long history of as joe was saying things to grab things to look for that you just need to look at anti semitism defined and then you just enter that world that conspiratorial world where there is a mysterious you know evoke but somehow secretly powerful other who hides among you and is not always easy to spot that has tentacles in every seat of power government media and finance. That's the jewish conspiracy theory. That's the disinformation about jews. Jews benefit from transparency and the new technology of social media allows for so many areas of black boxes. You know so. Many areas of the dark web so many areas were light is not shining. And that's where these conspiracies grow pamela. Going back to your point about transparency. I'd argue everyone benefits from it. But yes i see your point about jews benefiting from that. I also should point out q. Went on rose to prominence not just during the isolation of the pandemic but during a moment of racial reckoning in this country is that relevant one of the places where we see this coming together in terms of the tools of the network contagion research institutes used to to create transparency and social media. Literally our goals create literacy on social media use machine learning to extract trans at a massive scale. So you characterize the information operations from these groups like you know and one of the largest information operations ever witnessed took place in the middle of quarantine when george floyd was killed and it was mobilized by cuban on and it was blaming george soros for instigating a civil war against antifa the moral other and so that really kind of i think brings home pamelas point in very concrete terms. You had this entire conspiracy network mobilizing around the idea that jewish international financier was causing a civil war was the force behind the moral other and that that was happening in the midst of the conditions of quarantine in that force not coincidentally also behind the virus so that was the largest surge of source activity. We've seen on twitter
Republican Congressman vs. David C. Smalley
"Let's jump straight in. Because i want to bring our guest in on the conversation immediately. He's a former congressman from virginia's fifth district he's now nc are is chief strategist and author of bigfoot. It's complicated which. I really hope we have time to get into and i really hope. He's still a republican. Let's find out join me in welcoming denver riggleman to the show. Thanks for joining me today. Sir thanks for having me sir. Oh well you heard that with us for the first time it just came out moments ago. What are your thoughts. So i'd like to state as we start here. The president trump reid tweeted a few months ago that the joe biden. Kill seal team six. I think god you're right. No you know. That's and that's what i was when i was listening to that speech after what i heard Down near the white house right before the siege on the capital. In fact that i've been in. Congress have been in the house. And i knew some of those people that spoke like madison call or mo brooks of talked to many times Don jr. meant obviously rudy giuliani I've met obviously and and what i really saw. Their david was absolute Language to incite really. It happened over the months and months and to hear that right now. My my first reaction is not really a politician but as an intelligence officer and something counter-terrorism like somebody's very afraid of the senate trial for impeachment. I thought the same thing Michael came in a few seconds in michael goes. Looks like a hostage video like he looks like he like. It's not really his words. He just feels the need to say these things he had to. I mean you know. The thing is is that his his term does end. I know that there are some people that are still listening to pastures and trucks talking about biblical prophecy that president trump is right now hidden a bunker and mike. Flynn is going to be the next vice president but by the way that's true. I just saw this video two days ago. One hundred eighty five thousand likes david on a facebook video from some dude in a truck saying that you know he's a pastor and had biblical prophecy and he just went through the whole cunanan thing and i just shaking my head about the ridiculousness out there. But he still wants to keep his brand to. He's got to make money. And how's he going to do that. And i think there's a lot of things you need to worry about. And that speech was the copa. That was so too late and show not anything that he said before that very hard to believe men. You're spot on. I mean. I i you know about damn time is the first reaction and then does he even believe the stuff he's saying is the second reaction So late you know so late to the party So that so that my listeners have a little bit background as to why this conversation between the two of us is so important You know you're you're only a former congressman because apparently you weren't conservative enough for your district right you. You lost to someone who was far more conservative and on top of that. I've seen you. I've seen pictures. Anyway of you officiating. Same sex wedding so you don't sound very republican the to us sir. What's going what's going on over there. Why are you so open minded and logical. You know when iran. You know. i've only been. I don't know people know this about me. I was i was a ceo. sell my company in two thousand twelve doing counterterrorism and counterintelligence work. Could you know not. Only that i can. I can go back in time. If i told you the crazy stuff. I've done like we mission plan. The first bombing runs death in afghanistan for nine eleven. that was our squadron. It was me Oman training omanis on. F16 sixteen operations in two thousand and ninety nine. I was on. The romanian serbian border for operation. Allied for trying to stop ethnic cleansing. I've had a hell of a life and that's just the beginning counter idea. Actually our team that was tracking sulejmani and two thousand six two thousand seven so when people saw my resume like this son of a gun never been in politics before when i ran as a republican i was asked to because the my predecessor had to resign because of alcoholism. Which is a little ironic. Since i'm going to stiller. I one on accident one by one. Vote against a christian. Dominion est They called me a baby killing sodomite But i thought if if practicality and i was a good guy team player like in my military days voted independently when i had to I thought i would see that. I care about people more than the career. Because i didn't need the paycheck and sadly after the same sex wedding david conspiracy theory started about me that i was working for soros to turn children into alternative lifestyles by funding schools. To teach that doug gay sex was okay. And that i really started saying cunanan was turning and blossom and this was back in twenty nineteen and since my background is in you tracking isis and al qaeda and disinformation and radicals. I said this also looks like that. We have almost the same type of thing here. We have people that are using language of dehumanisation and antisemitic. Tropes to go after people. And you know it's like a lot my book right. It's about bigfoot belief systems and take over people's lives so really been a hell of a time for me. I never thought that My family we get death threats You know i never you know. I never thought that. I can tell you this. Now that somebody would remove the lug nuts are in them all up on my right front tire at a rally where i came out and felt funny and took it to a shop and look like they tried to hurt me pretty bad so this has been one of my life has been like for the past two years david. And guess what athem you know. This is what they want to bring it. Bring it because i got fifty acres of distillery and i'm a second amendment guy and but i'm also a free thinker and pretty socially libertarian. So i don't know where. I fit bud
Your Friendly Black Sidekick
"Pay nba parker. I'm a producer here at the cut. But before this humble brag i was a film professor. And i obsessed about every minute beautiful and infuriating thing in film and television to be fair. I still do so. I was recently watching. The netflix. miniseries the queen's gambit because as a former chess club kid. I expected it to be my jam. So i was overjoyed and then befuddled to see the character. Joe lean the protagonists childhood. Bff from the orphanage and black girl. Savior extraordinaire whose entire purpose is to be labeled as difficult while sacrificing huge parts of herself so that the porcelain white girl can play chess and it felt all too familiar to me. It reminded me of this film. I loved as a kid called a little princess dealer. Decent thought i would die till i heard you talk about the magic. I grew up faithfully watching the one thousand nine hundred five version of a little princess by alphonso croissant about a rich orphaned white girl who ends up being a servant all girls school and spencer evenings in the attic with the orphan servant. A little black girl who shares in her daydreams in fantasies but unlike the queen's gambit for this cold where he comes from in a little princess both girls free themselves together and truly become princesses in lace and curls allow to grow up sisters. But still there is this disconnect. The black girls still feels like the friend on the sidelines. Even if she's spunky and nothing awful or bad happens to her. This was the case with a lot of the movies. I grew up on. They all had interruptions of the sweet black sidekick there was also lavender the best friend matilda. It's much better than being out there. And jesse in the babysitters club really an idea might be brilliant. And the most classic example for black kids of the ninety s was a grown man. Lavar burton as star trek. The next generation sweet brainy sidekick jordi la forge computer as we increased our power levels. Was there any counterreaction. Affirmative him but listen. I'm not here to complain. I'm just sort of navigating my way. Through this trope. It is not entirely a bad thing at all as a brainy spunky little black kid i loved these characters. I mean. I needed them. One of the first things. I noticed about the next generation is that they have shorty fords. I remember as a little girl. I had like a brown suede hip band. And i used to put it over my eyes. So i could be jordan forge. George soros outspoken introverted. He makes amazing friends. Went the android on this. And i was like. This guy is still gave the nerve babies though cool that is none other than the actress. Zelda harris. When she was ten years old she played one of these classic sidekick characters jesse the only black babysitter in the baby sitters club. I did not grow up reading the baby sitters club books. I read every single one of those books. Jesse was a dancer who always related to her kids. She learned sign language for one of the kids. She babysat and taught dance. Moves and the film adaptation of the baby sitters club was totally formative for me growing up. Zelda definitely plays the sidekick the supporting role to a host of white girls but she also stole scenes left and right dropping like flies. She kinda had to that was what she was given to work with. Not just in the sitters club but in every role she dishes for. I would be bassey token friend but not necessarily get to read for the lead over and over again. Zelda would hit this wall. She knew her potential by casting directors saw her as the bouncy token friend it starts to wear on you as a kid because you have the power nation. You're working in an industry that can make anything happen. You got competence muppets. Cgi and all this stuff going on who still getting very consistent. Message that you're here to support and so okay Yeah the cameras going to be. Set up right here. You're gonna stand on the side. I'm not sure if you're gonna be in this shot. Whoa having mechanic realization was intense. This realization was extra intense for zelda. Because she knew it didn't have to be this way. She started her acting career in the leading role. Her very first film was spike. Lee's crooked where she starred as troy maybe other people with mommy and scream and yell at you can't do. It wasn't all inclusive set with women and people of color where she had the starring role in black and brown film.
Facebook struggled to combat lies and misinformation all year
"You took a look at facebook and twenty twenty and the many controversies had to deal with a lot of which work because of facebook but they still have to deal with it overall. How would you rate how. Facebook handled things this year. So i've always seen social media as a mirror to the real world and human behavior so it's not surprising that facebook had a challenging year because twenty twenty was very unprecedented year with the election on justice protests the coronavirus pandemic. And at this moment. It's difficult to give facebook a specific rating because even though the company gets points for doing new things like labeling and launching these online hubs with authoritative information. And there's still a lot of questions about how effective These efforts were. There was obviously a lot of misinformation that slipped through the cracks. So i wouldn't give them like an a plus for sure or maybe even a b. or c. but the get a better grade than two thousand sixteen. So you're not give abeer is i mean. They're they're right around the d. level like maybe a c. minus. I mean are d- it's it's just hard because there's a lot of information we don't now in in my up their grade if we didn't know more about how effective these measures were ryan. It's all relative if we're using the same scale. How would you grade them back in. Two thousand sixteen It would be really low just because of the fact that they weren't even keeping an eye on these things mark zuckerberg had said you know. I think it's a crazy year. A crazy thing that facebook could have swung the election so they weren't really taking much responsibility for these problems so like it would be like a deer and a half and i may say that they failed. It's i think it's all right. I think it's out that it's all relative like some people think anything below in as is fail inc while when it comes to the impact on our elections. Yeah i would say that. They didn't even acknowledge it was a problem. F is a pretty adequate score for twins. Sixteen to give them credit. They did do a lot of things differently. Things are a little bit better of. Let's some of these big issues. A time of the biggest story of the year is a coronavirus a that hit us hard early in march and there was a lot of misinformation. How did facebook handle the misinformation that came out as a result of course from day. Cares to the do's and don'ts to the origin of the coronavirus. There was a lot of information out there. What was what did it look like on facebook. There was also a lot of conspiracy theories i mean. I saw one conspiracy theory on but said the coronavirus was a hoax was all organized by the government so the way that facebook candle debt was the partner with these third party. Fact checkers that will fact check these false claims including about the current virus and the put a sort of warning label over stern posts. That say they contain false information. And it's been a fact check by its independent third party fact checkers But if they if the information could cause physical harm such as somebody saying you should drink bleach. That's something that could lead to somebody having a heart like some physical harm in going to the hospital because he deflation it'd be drinking bleach That would get pulled down by facebook so they drew the line when it came to how harmful that misinformation as got it that that that element of like amex danger or posing health risks. They started draw a line. You know the the killing of george floyd of set off a national discussion about racial equality. How did that play out on facebook. There is also a lot of misinformation conspiracy theories about george floyd including that the whole george floyd young. The whole death was a hoax. And that george soros. The hungarian billionaire was behind these racial injustice protests So you definitely saw facebook struggle with nece and It sort of fanned a lot of criticism from civil rights activists. Who said you know once again. This is another example of facebook not doing enough to combat hate speech and you know they even launched a campaign calling for advertisers to boycott adams social network in the month of july
Miley Cyrus Comments On TikTok Throwing Shade At Liam Hemsworth
"Would you let miley cyrus decide whether or not you get married. Some fans posted a tic tac videos saying they get married. If miley commented well my leads in just our. she responded. Hope it goes better for you to than it did for me. This maybe literally allow loud. When i read it. It was hilarious. I thought that's the best show ever. I don't even think it shade. It's reality like some. take it for me. People get married and it doesn't work out like it happens all the time and her throw it there. It's funny. She can laugh at herself at honestly. This is what makes her a big star. You know like yeah. What is she supposed to say. Oh my god my well-wishes in you know hopefully you guys really stick it out through the heart. No it didn't work out. You know whatever. Move on so funny. Do you think they're actually going to get married. I feel like this couple's very very young and they threw it out there thinking this would never happen and now they're like. Oh you're joking. Talkers emerge majority of them on one of them he is really is when it comes to law for a lot of people. Valves is locked. The for tiktok tiktok his life. So if molly soros's yet commented on it you can get married and get married
Officials battle online misinformation along with wildfires
"Are these historically large wildfires continue to rage out west fifteen people have already died a whopping four million acres already devastated across California as well as Oregon where you can see right here why the mayor there declared a state of emergency, the governor also publicly pleading. For the trump administration to support its governmental emergency response officials on the ground, say Donald trump failing them through fashion. Some critics compare his sort of public denial of even admitting what's going on with the wildfires that posture to of course, is deceitful approach to cove it. Who reports today are the things are even worse than all of that because right wing conspiracy theories supported publicly by Donald, trump are leading to dangerous activity. Again, we're living in a time where misinformation can be dangerous to your health and officials are warning. They're getting flooded with false phone calls fanned by Q. Not which incorrectly try to blame the fires on trump's perceived opponents. Translation what happens on facebook doesn't always stay on facebook a real world emergency political propaganda is making it harder for these firefighters to get the real information warnings they need as they go out and do their work and risk their lives. That's why sheriff's departments are pleading with people with messages like this just stop spreading rumors stop calling nine one one with political pranks. They say it has now gotten to the point where it is hampering their bandwidth to respond to the fires in real emergencies. It's twenty twenty. So sometimes, we have to state the obvious around here. Do not call nine, one one with Q. Non trumpy fake news propaganda. You do have the right to say whatever you want. Typing it up on the Internet you do not have the right to deceitfully thwart firefighting in the middle of this very real crisis for those calling from the West Coast some of these calls have been traced. If you need to think about it like this. Misinformation is expensive in the house you save could be your own. As mentioned, we're thrilled to have married trump live in the hour but I want to begin with some of our analysts, Jason, Johnson professor of politics at Morgan, State University and Katty Kay Washington anchor for BBC News. Good evening to both you. Evening Jason There's much talk about misinformation and people don't like lying even when it's just verbal if you want to be that specific. But given these twin crises, your view of the cost of this kind of misinformation. Rex It's massive. I'm in California right now and the difficulty the difficulty that local officials are having in managing people when it comes to these wall fires is immense and is partially because accused on, it's partially because the president basically sort of thumbs his nose that these sorts of Issues v rate of destruction that is happening out here. Basically, the size of central park is being burned every other day in northern California Oregon Central Park. Every other day is being burned devastated. varies a haze over the sky on a regular basis at the bottom. Of A pool, you can see ash settling after every single night. So the idea that people are wasting public resources with crazy conspiracy theories because they think that the fires were created by you know five G. or invading Muslims or George Soros doesn't help the fact that there are hundreds of thousands of people were either going to be out of their homes or not able to stay safely in their homes. During the time, we have a pandemic where rescuing people in putting them into shelters is all the more difficult. So yeah, this is propaganda that's Live when trump lies people are dying. Well. Caddy at the White House has often tried to reposition the Cova conversation in the election as well. This hit everywhere. This is global thing. it seems that this week there is a rightful focus and scrutiny on the president's leadership on his honesty on his approach, which is relevant. As, you go into election about who you want to continue to deal with this crisis or do you want to change the commander in chief? Yell the the virus has hit everywhere but my fourteen year old daughter is an online schooling here in Washington. Her friend in France in class. A. Friend in London is in class her friend in China is in plus her friend in Senegal. is in class and a friend in Germany is in class they're all going to school. And the reason they're going to school is because those countries have handled this better. So that's a direct comparison and in a globalised world. Our children here in the United States make no mistake about it that losing out because those other kids are in class going to school at advancing while orchids not advancing. So we're kicking this down to the next generation as well but. We elect leaders to be able to walk and Chew Gum at the same time. It is totally possible that you can give people a facts that you can trust the American people with the facts of something it is at also be inspirational and motivational and lift them up with a plan and show leadership. Those two things are not mutually exclusive and I think that's what the president is mistaking when he says, he didn't want people to panic and so he downplayed the virus. And gatty talk about how that stacks up in a global context that I think is very interesting to remember, and then how people are receiving these messages reporter. Jim Acosta spoke. To some people going to the trump rally take a look. Our about him because there's no. It's a it's a fake pandemic created to destroy the United. States of America. The president said the Bob Woodward there is a virus but corona virus that it is devil that's his opinion. Chatty. Where do you start i? Mean you stop by asking all of our leaders to come out with consistent clear accurate honest messaging when I really felt for Anthony. FAUCI. In that interview because I've interviewed g and he is so careful not to wade into political waters where there's going to be a difference between him and the president because he said that will be the only story and he is trying to get out the public health story doesn't WANNA make it a political story about. A disagreement he clearly feels now he has to set a Mauka. He has to wait into the politics of this and say, no when the President says, we are turning a corner. We're not actually turney. We're in this for the long haul because when the president says, we're turning a corner when he says, we're about to get over this or that is magically going to disappear what happens that guy doesn't wear a mosque when he attends a rally because he thinks it's not there. That's the risk. Door Jason. Trump can say you know he can see the light at the end of the tunnel. All we once it's a train right it's a train coming at us. We are about to head to fall which is flu season. This is a time where you have kids going back to school but you have people who have to shelter in place more because it's cold you can't eat outside and that makes us Much more difficult and I think are the real danger here is that as we recognize that the president is grotesquely incompetent, right easies driven by sort of racial malice and paying off his friends and everything else like that. At the base of all of this, we cannot forget to key things. One that the president is still trying to steal the election with the post office that you still have. Right. Wing Supreme. Courts in Wisconsin right now that are trying to people get absentee ballots. It's you have the president, the Republican Party suing in Iowa to prevent people from getting their absentee ballots that he's still trying to steal the election at the same time that you have literally millions of. Americans. Now, out of work who be out of their homes who are being evicted, which will make it more difficult for them to. Actually vote. So as much as the president is, is a horrible human being and trying to bankrupt this country and pay off his friends and stay in office. He is also doing things isn't competence has disrupted the ability of regular people remove him from office in a democratic way. We can't ever lose sight that because we can't get rid of him everything that's happening. Now we'll be ten times worse by nature.
QAnon backer wins congressional primary in Georgia
"Marjorie Taylor Greene won despite her lack of support from many national and state GOP leaders from member station W A. B E E m a hurt reports. Green caught national attention for calling newly elected Muslim members of Congress a quote Islamic invasion into the government and calling George Soros a Jewish Democratic donor. A Nazi She lost an endorsement, and several GOP leaders condemned her remarks. But that didn't slow her down. Here's one of her Facebook video shortly before the election, I will continue to speak out against the Democrat activists in the fake news. Because what they have got to start to realise is all of us. Regular people in America are completely done with them. Green moved her campaign from suburban Atlanta to northwest Georgia in December and spent nearly a $1,000,000 of her own money on the race. She's all but guaranteed the seat since the district voted 75% for Donald Trump in 2016 for NPR News. I'm Emma Hurt in Atlanta Bio pharma company. Moderna is coming under some criticism
QAnon backer wins congressional primary in Georgia
"Cuban on conspiracy theory has won the Republican primary in a Georgia congressional district, Marjorie Taylor Greene won despite her lack of support from many national and state GOP leaders. Remember station W A. B M A Hurt has more from Atlanta. Green caught national attention for calling newly elected Muslim members of Congress a quote Islamic invasion into the government and calling George Soros a Jewish Democratic donor. A Nazi She lost an endorsement, and several GOP leaders condemned her remarks. But that didn't slow her down. Here's one of her Facebook videos shortly before the election. I will continue to speak out against the Democrat activists in the fake news because what they have got to start to realise is all of us. Regular people in America are completely done with them. Green moved her campaign from suburban Atlanta to northwest Georgia in December and spent nearly a $1,000,000 of her own money on the race. She's all but guaranteed the seats since the district voted 75% for Donald Trump in 2016 for NPR News. I'm Emma
Midnight Moment 3 - burst 1
"Good. Evening Fellow Patriots by cryptic here, and this is your midnight moment for Aug today's topic GonNa be about racist. I, know it's a topic that makes people squirm in their butts pucker tightly and be quite uncomfortable. But we need to have an open discussion help change the mindset, raise awareness and. To learn how to be united. Tell me I know I know it's a topic. No one knows how to openly discuss without coming off as racist. Or. Insensitive. But hear me. I believe some of the contributing factors to why there appears to be a larger racial divide than when I was growing up is because of you guessed it black lives matter organization. The way people were raised generation to generation. And the biggest of them, all the media look the beyond him is a Marxist organization now wants to destroy our great us from with it. They don't care about, America they don't care about US Constitution the bill writes we the people or that all lives do matter if you don't believe me just check out their website. They only care about their own agenda fundraising and the lives they saved matter because those lives and deaths narrative. Quick Search on Marxism Socialism or for that matter Venezuela and determine for yourself if it sounds good. That it's the way you want to live because if B. M. continues to successfully extort companies, corporations and individuals like through cancer culture and threats of violence and is not stopped than that is what the USA is going to become on a week clear here I do support the message but I am saying stop supporting the organization. BLM is bad for everyone except themselves and their financial benefactors, AK George Soros. I support. Peaceful protests to convey a message for positive change in anchorage anyone and everyone to exercise their first. Amendment, right to help make that change. But when you went to take over city box, burn down businesses and destroy communities in the name of a cause or because you just want to start shit regardless of your race you my friend are a piece of shit and deserve to be treated as. Such you might be saying cryptic you mad, Bro what's the matter with you? Listen I believe there are some genuine people caught up in these rights protests that do believe in the message, but they're supporting the wrong groups in the wrong causes because they do not understand the difference between the message black lives matter and are equal to everyone else and the black live movement wants to cause chaos. I believe there are a few Batman racist cops out there. But. They do not outweigh all the upstanding cops that do protect and serve the communities and upload their host to the law and the US. Constitution they swear to protect just like there's some bad racist people in every race. But if we should not define race by some bad apples, why should we defy law enforcement that way I feel gutted? To my core that families have to raise their children to handle situations and interactions differently based on their color, everyone is entitled to be treated equally under the law and protected by the US Constitution regardless of race religion sexual. Orientation etc.. Now, if you're going to act stupid tough or disrespectful when you're putting the situation that otherwise would be a civil interaction then that's on you. Not those that you put into that situation by behaving badly disrespectful or breaking the law. But on you is a message back lives matter important. Absolutely I believe black lives matter as much as every other life and yes, I've heard it many times. Owners matters a racist term and not the same as black lives matter. You know what I have to say that fuck off all lives matter American lives matter if you need a racer colored in front of that, then you are promoting racial superiority and is you that are the racists? We are all humans. We all bleed the same color. In this audience, we are all Americans we all deserve to live our lives to the fullest of our abilities. I personally would not support any organization such as the him for one minute because their agenda is rooted in eliminating history. garnishing or eliminating everyone else's rights to virtue signal to the rest of us while making themselves out to be morally a racially superior everyone else fuck that. Had take a short break here. We'll pick up back on this topic after the break. Potential patriots is his pulse bargain with a shameless plug for our new gear store. That's right. Midnight Patriots now offers t shirts, coffee mugs just about every other researching where on your body the check it out go to shop midnight Beatrice Dot com is way to both embrace your insomnia, display your patriotism, and tell your governor go. That Shop Dot Patriots Dot Com fifteen percent off right now for a limited time now back to the show. Welcome back everybody just to recap who are talking about racism today and the reason things are fucked up as they are. So we call him Morgan Freeman. said it best on you gave a few years back to the best way to defeat racism is to not talk about it. I think he. To stop using it as justification for failure. Now, why we should have discussions to help figure out how to break the cycle racism and raise our children to not see your judge. People based on color but instead of on a person's actions and the way they represent themselves look if you're an asshole I'm a call you an asshole regardless your skin color because that's how you come off. That's how you act. Has Nothing to do with how you look what I take for Mr Freemen's quote is that don't use skin color identify a person. Let me ask you listeners this when you're talking to your friends to telling the story you say, Hey, I was out with some friends last night in this guy tried to pick a fight with me or you say, Hey, I was out with some friends last night in this white guy. Black Guy. Guy Etc. tried to pick a fight with me. And that's the part about not talking about race. I am focused biggest supporters of racism the fucking media, what the media is the biggest supporter of racism. Even as much as they try to say, they stand united the media's no longer news is entertainment and opinions and other ways garbage that leads to racially divide us all. I posted this on our facebook page a little while back. There were two articles written by the same new source when high headline read. Missouri. Women. Fatally. Shot by sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop. She was on art, the other article headlined red. Black man shot dead by Atlanta cops in Wendy's dreitzer. Both written two days apart by the same source. This right. Here is the problem. The media purposely motivates racial divide and rights. Sorry peaceful protests to sell papers and to drive the agenda of the left NBL. Going back to Morgan Freeman quote. This is what I take away from not talking about race media could to published the second headline without talking about race and it would have still had the same effect. But no in order to sell the story and helped push agendas, they've got to go ahead and add in the race aspect racism is going to disappear. Is By being able to have intellectual and civil conversations about what is causing. Thank you tuning into this week's midnight moment. If you like what you hear, please make sure you give our other podcasts listen although some facebook or visit our website www midnight patriots dot com. If you'd like to support us and help us improve our podcast please feel free to donate while donations are never expected. They're always greatly appreciate Mike. Cryptic. Reminding new. The constitution is not a suggestion. Until. Next time. Patriots.
"soros" Discussed on People of the Pod
"You have a lack of understanding of what's going on and you have politicians who see opportunity in this an organ. Around was one. He does it not just by bashing migrants, but by marrying the perfect bogeyman with the perfect other and saying that this perfect villain is the one who's responsible for bringing in this this perfect other and I write the book that like to me this is just the most perfect form of antisemitism right? Because you have this the Jewish. Man orchestrating the influx of. Population to we erode and try to ruin the roots of this country to which he could never really belong. It preys on both multiple forms of prejudice that are within the population. Right. so you describe it the the Anti Soros push as the most perfect anti-semitism. So you're saying it's the most perfect anti-semitism because it actually doesn't target. Kind of UNPACK that for us. Sure. The reason that I think that the idea of a Jewish person bringing in immigrants is the perfect antisemitism is because so much of antisemitism is about Jews perpetual being other and this idea that Jews have more control than any one group of people could possibly have. So this idea of Jewish person using his control in using his power and using pulling these strings to bring in something that would change the character, rewrote the nature or threaten the nature of a nation or of country to me this is deeply anti Semitic because it plays on these twin tropes of Jewish puppeteer and orchestrator. and Jewish person as other someone who is not invested in the nation, the country and in fact, wants to see it hurt. In other words, you have also said that that by attacking Soros by attacking Jews, White Supremacists, for example, are really attacking much more and they're not just attacking Jews they're attacking. Attacking. Immigrants Yeah this is a great point and I'm so glad you brought this up because part of what is so dangerous about this is that you know yes, it is asthmatic and I think that it is you know it does put Jewish people endangered..
"soros" Discussed on People of the Pod
"That inspired in him. The understanding that it was important to try to help whatever group was caught under the wheel at a given moment with this history and background in mind. IS IT ANTI Semitic to criticize Mr Soros and the causes he supports I'm not saying the criticizing Soros is. Anti Semitic I think he's done things that you can criticise part of the reason that I wrote this book is that it should be what he is actually done and the money that he's actually spent not money that he has never spent and thinks he has never going to do that to me is when it trips over into in antisemitic conspiratorial. Why are these conspiracy theories about him? Why are they gaining traction in certain places? I mean, they've been there since the early nineties you have conspiracy theories about Soros in Hungary in the late ninety s you have them in Slovakia when this authoritarian Meciar is trying to hold onto power and there's an effort to oust him and he blamed Soros. You in two, thousand, four when he was. Stepping into the political fray. They. Really pick up steam when Viktor ORB on who was at one point the recipient of a thorough scholarship on which he went to Oxford but. Yeah. It's one of those one of the quirks of of the story that he he comes back to power and he's sort of looking for a political opponent because you know he's completely defeated the opposition party. That had been in power and which is a little more like liberal leaning the promises of. A session to the European Union have not been fully realized. There's some dissatisfaction who do you blame? He doesn't to boost an actual political opponet. He has this this political adviser by the name of Arthur Finkelstein. Who is a New York Jewish Republican operative and basically Finkelstein and or bond and their team revisit this conspiracy theory about George Soros. And you start to you start to have Soros blamed. But the thing that really picks it up I think is the migration crisis in two thousand, fifteen I spoke to a Slovak man who said, you could not imagine for this part of the world, a more cartoonish villain than George Soros because he's Hungarian which plays differently in different parts of the region. Right. So in some cases, it's because he you know in Hungary. Hungarian but you left in. Slovakia like well Hungarian ethnic minority. So he lives in New York. He works in finance at a time when global finances like looked on with a lot of suspicion throughout the world. He's worked in currency speculation which suspect. Too many people and critically he's Jewish which you know and I don't want to make it sound to listeners like any one of these places are just like teething with antisemitism but there is a lot of prejudice toward Jewish people in certain parts of the world and central Eastern Europe is one. I don't think that there's any way around that based on my experience is their. History and the political. So. Wait how does the migration crisis fuel the conspiracy, and what does that have to do? With George, Soros in two thousand fifteen you have the Syrian refugee crisis where there's an influx of migrants and asylum seekers coming to Europe and the perfect. As, Meyer who is a sociologist who is in the government in between Orban's first and second time empower the way he puts me was you can attack on liberal lead philosopher. But that's not the perfect other that person is still from the same culture as you from the same country, they speak the same language. The perfect other is a migrant somebody who does not come from the same place does not speak languages of a different culture looks different at twenty, two, fifteen, all of a sudden. You have all of these others in Europe you have tremendous fear among the population..
"soros" Discussed on People of the Pod
"Billion-a-year Fillon therapist mega donor George Soros has long been the villain of conspiracy theories. . He has also been a target of politicians and pundits on the right who resent his fierce opposition to George W Bush and Donald. . Trump, , they also object to his philanthropy support of liberal causes support most clearly defined by his mega donations. . Earlier this month, , the open society foundations, , the ill philanthropic group founded by Mr Soros announced it would invest one hundred, , fifty million dollars in grants for black lead, , racial justice groups, , and another seventy million toward local grants for criminal justice reform. . The announcement came amid protests in the streets and calls for racial justice sparked by the murder of George. . Floyd. . Minneapolis those protests, , some of which have turned violent have fuelled critics to view those donations as efforts to foment anarchy and back government corruption emily. Tamken. . . saw these critiques and conspiracy theories already building steam and two thousand sixteen which inspired her to research and write the influence. . Of Soros, , her latest Book Emily Welcome. . Thank you so much for having me on the show so far listeners. . Let's take a step back and start with WHO is George Soros <hes> not who the conspiracy theorists say he is but who is he really and what causes does he support and why? ? George. . Is a Hungarian born American billionaire he is very influential in three realms the realm of finance, , the rubber philanthropy, , and the realm of politics in finance. . He was a very famous and successful hedge fund manager. . He's maybe the most famous and successful currency speculator in the history of finance, , and then you know in the nineteen seventies after making a lot of money, , he decides to start giving away some of that money to the cause of what he calls open society. . The title comes the Name Open Society comes. From . this book by Karl. . Popper who was Soros's tutor at the London School of Economics and basically the premise of open society and its enemies is that this gross over simplification but basically, , the premise is that you know neither you nor I can really know the truth. . So what we're supposed to do is all of us together in a society come together and we discuss and debate, , and we try to reach this perfect understanding and practice that's meant giving students scholarships. . It's meant setting up a university in. . It's meant you know after the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc in Suva Union paying for Internet for various government ministries and trying to connect people to information. . He's also a big an influential figure in politics beginning in two thousand four. . In the United States, , he decided that he really wanted George W Bush out of office and became a major political donor. . So I think you know I WANNA be careful to make clear that the political spending is separate from thirty but because he's this major philanthropic and also major political donor and because the political donations or not exclusively, , but do tend to be four Democrats in liberal causes. . I think that that colors the perception of some not just on the right but particularly, , some people on the right in the United States. . So source is a Hungarian. . Jewish emigrant right tell us more about his upbringing and how it informed his philanthropy and political activism nineteen thirty Hungary is the Inter war period between World War One and World War Two prior to World War One Jews in the Hungarian part of the austro-hungarian Empire were more assimilated than many other Jews in Europe. . They really saw themselves. . Many of them saw themselves as Hungarian were part of the Hungarian national project report of this Lake Glittering Budapest life world we're one happens Hungary is on the losing side they lose a lot of their territory in the tree of and all, , which is like the austro-hungarian version of the treaty of Versailles. . And for a variety of reasons, , the Jews are scapegoated for this. . So you have these he's born into this world where you start having a Jewish quotas laws meant to persecute Jews, , and this is. . Even, , before World War Two, , his father has them changed their name from shorts to Soros to seem less obviously Jewish in this increasingly hostile environment his father had previously like escaped. . Prison camp in Siberia during World War, , one and made his way back to Hungary during the Russian civil war. . So he knew something about survival. . World to comes and there's there's not the occupation and there's the Arrow Cross which is like the Hungarian variant. . He sees his father as this great protective figure who helped other people the father. . was procured bull forged embargo documents of the Soros family and friends in front of friends could hide out is Christians during during the time, , but he also he's persecuted for being Jewish he then after world, , War Two is living under a certainly not the same kind of persecution but under a repressive oppressive socialist regime and I think that this is two things one, , it makes this concept of society where we can all debate and discuss very attractive and I also think that for him because he was persecuted on the basis of his ethnicity religion. . That inspired in him. . The understanding that it was important to try to help whatever group was caught under the wheel at a given moment with this history and background in mind. . IS IT ANTI Semitic to criticize Mr Soros and the causes he supports I'm not saying the criticizing Soros is. . Anti Semitic I think he's done things that you can criticise part of the reason that I wrote this book is that it should be what he is actually done and the money that he's actually spent not money that he has never spent and thinks he has never going to do that to me is when it trips over into in antisemitic conspiratorial. .
The George Soros Saga: Antisemitism, Conspiracies, and Influence
"Billion-a-year Fillon therapist mega donor George Soros has long been the villain of conspiracy theories. He has also been a target of politicians and pundits on the right who resent his fierce opposition to George W Bush and Donald. Trump, they also object to his philanthropy support of liberal causes support most clearly defined by his mega donations. Earlier this month, the open society foundations, the ill philanthropic group founded by Mr Soros announced it would invest one hundred, fifty million dollars in grants for black lead, racial justice groups, and another seventy million toward local grants for criminal justice reform. The announcement came amid protests in the streets and calls for racial justice sparked by the murder of George. Floyd. Minneapolis those protests, some of which have turned violent have fuelled critics to view those donations as efforts to foment anarchy and back government corruption emily. Tamken. saw these critiques and conspiracy theories already building steam and two thousand sixteen which inspired her to research and write the influence. Of Soros, her latest Book Emily Welcome. Thank you so much for having me on the show so far listeners. Let's take a step back and start with WHO is George Soros not who the conspiracy theorists say he is but who is he really and what causes does he support and why? George. Is a Hungarian born American billionaire he is very influential in three realms the realm of finance, the rubber philanthropy, and the realm of politics in finance. He was a very famous and successful hedge fund manager. He's maybe the most famous and successful currency speculator in the history of finance, and then you know in the nineteen seventies after making a lot of money, he decides to start giving away some of that money to the cause of what he calls open society. The title comes the Name Open Society comes. From this book by Karl. Popper who was Soros's tutor at the London School of Economics and basically the premise of open society and its enemies is that this gross over simplification but basically, the premise is that you know neither you nor I can really know the truth. So what we're supposed to do is all of us together in a society come together and we discuss and debate, and we try to reach this perfect understanding and practice that's meant giving students scholarships. It's meant setting up a university in. It's meant you know after the dissolution of the Eastern Bloc in Suva Union paying for Internet for various government ministries and trying to connect people to information. He's also a big an influential figure in politics beginning in two thousand four. In the United States, he decided that he really wanted George W Bush out of office and became a major political donor. So I think you know I WANNA be careful to make clear that the political spending is separate from thirty but because he's this major philanthropic and also major political donor and because the political donations or not exclusively, but do tend to be four Democrats in liberal causes. I think that that colors the perception of some not just on the right but particularly, some people on the right in the United States. So source is a Hungarian. Jewish emigrant right tell us more about his upbringing and how it informed his philanthropy and political activism nineteen thirty Hungary is the Inter war period between World War One and World War Two prior to World War One Jews in the Hungarian part of the austro-hungarian Empire were more assimilated than many other Jews in Europe. They really saw themselves. Many of them saw themselves as Hungarian were part of the Hungarian national project report of this Lake Glittering Budapest life world we're one happens Hungary is on the losing side they lose a lot of their territory in the tree of and all, which is like the austro-hungarian version of the treaty of Versailles. And for a variety of reasons, the Jews are scapegoated for this. So you have these he's born into this world where you start having a Jewish quotas laws meant to persecute Jews, and this is. Even, before World War Two, his father has them changed their name from shorts to Soros to seem less obviously Jewish in this increasingly hostile environment his father had previously like escaped. Prison camp in Siberia during World War, one and made his way back to Hungary during the Russian civil war. So he knew something about survival. World to comes and there's there's not the occupation and there's the Arrow Cross which is like the Hungarian variant. He sees his father as this great protective figure who helped other people the father. was procured bull forged embargo documents of the Soros family and friends in front of friends could hide out is Christians during during the time, but he also he's persecuted for being Jewish he then after world, War Two is living under a certainly not the same kind of persecution but under a repressive oppressive socialist regime and I think that this is two things one, it makes this concept of society where we can all debate and discuss very attractive and I also think that for him because he was persecuted on the basis of his ethnicity religion. That inspired in him. The understanding that it was important to try to help whatever group was caught under the wheel at a given moment with this history and background in mind. IS IT ANTI Semitic to criticize Mr Soros and the causes he supports I'm not saying the criticizing Soros is. Anti Semitic I think he's done things that you can criticise part of the reason that I wrote this book is that it should be what he is actually done and the money that he's actually spent not money that he has never spent and thinks he has never going to do that to me is when it trips over into in antisemitic conspiratorial.
Margot Livesey: The Boy in the Field
"Today, I'm happy to report that my guest is Margot Lipsey her newest book is the boy in the field it's published by Harper. And it's said correctly that it's a cross between a mystery thriller and the coming of age novel but you mentioned the particular kind of thrower of locked room mystery. Tell us what locked room mystery as. Well I'm someone who doesn't reach many thrillers but my understanding of through mystery is that There is no possible solution at yet solution exists and certainly in my novels I think of people's brains locked rooms locked rooms were trying to get into or trying to get alcohol job. Yes snow when I've read that in the book I thought, yes, the brain is the ultimate locked room. But what about the heart? The Heart? Yes. Perhaps even more the heart because the heart has its reasons that reasons does not comprehend. So yeah, they're all know syllogisms for the heart. It's a beautiful book because what happens essentially Is. The three children. Find the Boy Wyoming. For. Own intensive purposes asleep or dead in a field. They're afraid because they see that his legs are bloody. and. The youngest of them Dunkin, a boy who's been adopted is sent out to the road to flag down someone to Cohen Ambulance. As it. Turns out. The boring is not dead although his consciousness is on the wane. And he says at least according to these three children one of three things coward or Cowry or CAL slip. And the way this book works is that each of the three children has an interpretation not just of what the boy says but of how the boy got there of what life in the family is like. The father is perhaps having an affair. The youngest adopted child is looking for his lost I mother who was Turkish. Essentially. You say. That the book. Is like a compass and ultimately, there are thirty two points on the compass and the character can be proceeding toward any of those thirty two points now isn't a novel and this isn't a long novel. This is approximately two hundred and fifty. Some pages isn't it hard to make an potter novel that takes you in so many directions. It was hard to plot the novel absolutely and. Kept to mine something cats were meant field roach one of her lectures about how Every. Member of the family is is struggling to get free is struggling to step into their own life as it were I'm same time still wants to be part of this peculiar organism, the family. Three children you know cup so must like cubism. That's very different points of view about what was happening around the volume, the field. And in their own lives and in their family. Experiencing the family differently. Well, it's kind of amazing because each. Option. HAS A counter option? So the daughter Zoe is in love with a man that man is in love with a woman who was living in Paris, that woman living in Paris is married and feels that her husband comes first. So the constant shifting of point of view and possibility is dazzling you can't as a reader. Put Down what is going to be presented to you next. King for that very complimentary remark. Well, I do think it's one of my I'm Mike core beliefs if you will that. Everybody has a secret has a secret sorrow if you will and. AM. Real takes quite a long time before that emerges even even in the closest friend and of course. We're also refined new Soros. We find new secrets and we surrender other Zimmer's ongoing flux of life.
Mass Media, Markets, and Human Malware
"Hair Eric? My name is even I'm calling from the Boston area. Could you help resolve the media, markets and human malware mobius band? We're told that the media and social media influence our opinions, but at the same time we are told that in this day and age the media is thirsty for our clicks so in effect we tell the media what we want, and they give it to us well, which is, are we the masters, or are they? The same goes for markets. Markets are great. Great at identifying needs and pricing them, but markets also convince us that we need some really bad things as an example, universities want to import cheap labor to do research. This is done to maximize research dollar spent, and this is perfectly rational yet. You have argued that this is a problem, even though the market is doing exactly what it was designed to do. My intuition tells me that human malware seems to be the culprit here, but what exactly is going on I'll leave that for you dancer. Aviv you raise a very important topic. This has come up a bunch of different places. George Soros for example has a famous principle of reflexively which he believes that he can convey to almost no economists. Effectively it is the concept that not only do minds move markets, but markets move minds. That is, if you think you know what's on, and you start to see that the market isn't behaving in any way. That seems to reflect your preconceived ideas. You may change your mind for example. You thought that the world was falling apart thousand. The stock market starts. Capping upwards very confusing to most people, so there's a way in which you have a two way interaction that you would expect. Social media is both dictating our tastes, and it is trying to figure out our tastes so that it can profit from it. At least the people who run the companies that social media is dominated by now What do we do in a situation which tastes formation is not understood for example in economic theory given that all of this market mediated. We have a very long-standing tradition. The tastes are to be treated as given which I think goes back to Marshall. probably the early part of the twentieth century. So, we're not allowed to ask. Why do you prefer to why and what would cause you to change your tastes? In fact wants tastes are given. They tend to be fixed in economic theory. Precisely because the? Economists didn't know enough math to be able to track tastes change. In fact, this is the basis of my research with PM Alani into gauge theoretic. By adding more mathematics, we were able to show that you could continue to compare people's tastes between two different points in time if the tastes the same. We have a big problem because tastes, formation has in fact, eluded any kind of analytic effort within the economics profession, and we are in a market mediated situation. I think we have to take this two way. Relationship very seriously now. John Archibald, wiler once famously tried to take the mathematics of Einstein's theory of general relativity. and. He said Here's how you'd express it. You say that space tells matter how to move. Matter tells space had a curve. While in some sense, this is exactly what is occurring in the two way. Process that you're talking about. That's actually mediated through a single equation rather than two separate equations, so you have a very interesting situation. Are there equations are? Is there new mathematics our new form of analysis that can actually deal with an interacting non linear system in which we are both being influenced by media, and we are influencing media in return, and now when you have a really complicated feedback loop like that. Can you say anything about whether or not? The market will tend towards a positive or a negative social outcome that is is the market going to officially get us to a better place, or is it going to fishing? Get us to a place that we don't WanNa. Be at all. These are the sorts of questions that have been traditionally punted by the academics, and so I think you may not even understand just how profound a question! You've asked We've been at this for a very long time, and it's stunning to us the way in which the economics profession pretends to be. in curious about this. There's a paper by two particular authors both of whom have received the. Prize, that is frequently referred to as the Nobel Prize in economics. Elbow technically is not. and. These authors are Gary Becker and George Stigler and they wrote a paper called Biggest biggest business dispute Tottenham and they argued that tastes should be treated as the same for all men and do not vary over time comparing them to the rocky mountains. The reason that paper so bizarre is that the field is terrified of your question. What happens when you ask that question is that the field may in fact collapse, and it required to people at the very highest levels. Of The economics profession to effectively put a tourniquet on the bleeding that you can expect to stem from asking that question because they didn't have the mathematics or the sophistication to be able to handle it, and furthermore it may very well lead to a check on the power of economists that question does not have a positive answer, maybe markets in fact, lead US right up to the gates of hell so with the economics profession did. Did was that they put in a very artificial claim, which is that you don't need to worry about that? Because tastes cannot, in fact, be altered, this is positively academic nonsense of the worst kind. You'll find this paper in the late nineteen seventies and I have it on excellent authority from a member of economics, profession affiliated with the Chicago Department in which both of these gentlemen worked that. In fact, they did not see. Economics as a free field so much as as a bulwark against. Soviet style communism given when they were writing. Now, if that's true, it means that we came up with an artificial position in order to make the claim that capitalism was superior to communism. Communism was defeated, but modern economists don't necessarily even know that some of these claims were inflated specifically as a political bulwark rather than it's an intellectual contribution. So vast one hell of a question I. Don't know whether you find that. That was one hell of an answer, but Maybe, we should do more on this topic you've raised in the. For having such a an incisive look at the situation.
"soros" Discussed on News O'Clock
"Are so many. Were you surprised by any of your findings? Yes I was. I was just surprised. Maybe made this bit of how. Everywhere they are you know that there is no rock? I would overturn that there were. Why wouldn't a conspiracy theory? The one. I find still like every time I. Hear It. It's shocking to me. Is that he's accused of collaborating with the Nazis like I? Just think that every every time what it's like I can't believe I'm hearing this again. The most shocking lately, which is not in my book, is the Gentleman running for Congress in Florida who said that beyond say is a deep sea agent paid by Soros. which was aged apprising? Beyond Fan. I would've loved to include. My book get a quote from beyond. Say slapped. Play exactly paperback. Save that for the paperback. reprints A. What is there any truth behind any of the conspiracy that you looked into? Though or were they? All just fabrications? Antisemitism wrapped up in a blanket of. Just just making note just asking questions I think that there is a kernel. Tricky thing well first of all I think that the reason that they're so effective is because of antisemitism, so it's hard for me to be that one. That, one's not into because the reason that they stick is because of that is stereotypes. Having said that I do think that there's a kernel of Not Accuracy but reality in many of the conspiracy theory is not all but many. So, let's take for example the idea that the black lives matter protests against police brutality, organized and paid for by Soros. This is obviously completely ridiculous. Conspiracy Theory. It's antisemitic because science, it says that this Jewish man is paying for a group of people and making them do something. It's also very insulting. matter protesters right, and and stripping them of their agency, and saying that it's so for all these reasons, it's wrong and bad. However Soros has been involved in pushing criminal justice reform. Since the late Nineteen Ninety S, he gave grants or Get to work on restorative justice programs more recently. Soros paid for progressive prosecutors in their district attorney elections, so you can kind of like. swint until your head and see where it's coming from right. He's not like he's unrelated like it's. He's never had anything to do. With the causes the black lives, matter is fighting for he has, but that doesn't make it accurate, true a replication of reality or work in. This all sounds so interesting and fascinating and honestly complex. Where can people go to get your book at this point, Emily? It's available at good bookstores everywhere. No it's you can buy it I mean it's if you go to the hyper concepts that you can sort of take it through Amazon Barnes and Noble I. Personally may get in trouble for saying this. I would encourage you to order through your local independent. Excellent? Emily thank you so much for joining us and giving us all of the funds Soros. Facts that I did not have until today. Thank, you guys so much for having me on a real pleasure to speak with my former colleague. UK Yes. That's it for today. Join US tomorrow for a deeper Diet Interesting Skoda's decisions and what they mean for upcoming election with buzzfeed news reporter, so we tell meant and remember the mass singer entire damn season, singing their heart out in a full head covering mess, you can wear one to go out and grab tacos. Be Sure described to use the clock on the iheartradio APP apple podcasts, or wherever you go for your sound stories, and please take the time to leave us a rating and review it helps us figure out what you like about the show versus what you love about the show and remember to set your alarm, so you never miss an episode of News o'clock. Software radio is a special operations military. Great guest hosted by team of combat hardened veterans. We're unbiased source for frontline, military news, and behind the scenes war stories from America's living legends. We've interviewed the infamous seal team six. You're always the dogs with respect skilled snipers, so we went there to secure the facility and enable these individuals to do their job and maintain this hospital. Clandestine operatives had a bullet in my skulls and so many more. So, stay smart, stay sharp soft REP radio. The every day carried podcast. Listen to self. Rip Radio every Friday, on the iheartradio APP apple, podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts..
"soros" Discussed on News O'Clock
"The Algorithm his head that he was a match for this Mugshot of he said to them. Do you guys think Goldwasser people look alike? That looks nothing like me. What happens to our civil liberties went. An Algorithm is used by law enforcement to make an arrest. African American Asian people to a hundred times as likely to be misidentified official mission. Check out the latest episode of first contact to hear me or Segal and ACLU President Susan Herman Discuss. How if we're not careful? Technology could put our civil liberties at stake. Listen and subscribe first contact with Lori Segal on the iheartradio APP on Apple, podcasts or wherever you get your podcasts. Welcome back George. Soros is a name you might have heard or come across a lot online even if you don't really know who he is on the right George Soros, is a Boogeyman, the hand behind on the left a champion for democracy, but still a scrutinized member of the ultra elite whatever you may think of him. His influence is undeniable, and as exactly what today's gets emily timken talks about her new book. The influence of Soros Politics Power and the struggle for Open Society Hello Emily. Hayes, thank you so much to you and Casey for having me on. Yes, we're glad to have you so in your book. You make clear that this is not a biography of Soros but rather as the title states the story of his influence. What made you want to explore that? Right there have been. Michael Kaufmann wrote in the early two thousands of biography of George Soros, where he sits and talks from for hours and hours about. His Childhood in the first marriage and the second marriage That was written in a very different era. It kind of comes off as it's a wonderful book for anybody WHO's interested in reading it, but it it sort of the story of this great man. Who at the time? Yes, there have been conspiracy theories. Conspiracy theories about Zoro's have been around since. For decades. But? It wasn't like it is today where I think Soros is almost better known for the conspiracy theories than he is for what is actual influence has been even know that influence has been tremendous. So I wanted to write a book. The did prefixed. One, the took stock of what the influence is actually been in particularly in the realms of financial anthropology and politics. Two separate that the conspiracy theories about him and ask why. Why is it so attractive to conspiracy theorists at three depend at your. Lovely introduction to ask whether Sureau says idea of an open society one in which we all come together for discussion and debate whether that idea is compatible with the concept of billionaire philanthropists. So for those out there who aren't familiar. Can you briefly say about the extent of George sources actual influence on the world? I think it's been tremendous. He's one of the most successful hedge funds Meta finance currency speculators in history I think more than that what he will be remembered for is somebody who care very passionately about this idea of acidic opposed to an ethnic based conception of citizenship, so what that means is, if you are part of a hundred society whatever? You should be able to participate in that in that country in that in that society. Now again we can talk about the sort of irony or tension of one if we're all taking part in this discussion, how is this one guy deciding? WHO GETS THE MONEY LIKE? That doesn't really seem or even. How does this guy have that much money right because he can put his. Hand on the scale in the way that like I can't you can't. See Worth Right now by the way. Remember where it's eight around eight billion. In. Eighteen billion to open society. Foundation, Should one person able to have that much? Decide to give away or not? And then the second thing is that. I do think that if you have so much power in the financial realm that you could make decisions that. Lead countries to leave economic groups or throw countries into financial chaos than your financial influence has influence in the political and civic. Rome that you're giving money to try to better so that I think I do think that there's a tension there as well. Right so as you mentioned, service is a billionaire philanthropist at a time where there is increasing scrutiny on anyone with that amount of wealth. How do you reconcile that? I. Don't think you can you know. I fundamentally think that it's unrecognizable attention, but I will say that some of the scrutiny on billionaire I think. Not to be like well it. It's happening because of Soros that I do think that the causes that he is supported Have created space to Abba discussion about creating more equitable society, so you know the the fact that he is giving scholarships to students to study who wouldn't have otherwise had that opportunity the fact that he has hirsch against nationalism. The fact that he has funded people who work against corruption, the fact that he's worked in criminal justice reform. All of that like all of those recipients are better place to have a discussion to say well. Wait a minute. Why am I waiting for this guy to cut me a check? So, what would you say was the turning point when Soros basically became a meam, especially for the far right where he's painted as being a possible Egypt behind anything that they don't like yeah. I think in this country. There's too many turning points. There is the election of two thousand four when he says Oh. We really have to stop. The reelection of George Bush I'm going to become a major political donor. They paid for basically for get out the vote efforts in many states across the country. And that. Is that spending is separate from the open society philanthropic spending because it's like both goes back to there. It became easier for people to conflate the two, and then the other change is the the twenty fifteen migration crisis. Afford. This had happened. Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor. Orban had met. Arthur, Finkelstein, who is this New York? Republican operator and. Faculty helps or Bon. The conspiracy theory had already been in Hungary so they kind of like. Dust it off. And are like well. You've run. You've won election now. You've come back to power and we don't want to legitimize any of your actual opponents so rather than build them up. We're going to do is attack this guy who lives in new. York has his origins in Hungary and his. Money here, and then there there's a migration crisis Soros had written in op, ed, for Project Syndicate about how since refugees were already here? Here's how we can. Bring them into society and Obama's like Ha I can use this because even more effective than trashing liberal philanthropists is trash. Migrant or refugee, who different from my base, and if I can sprinkle in a little antisemitic genetic Wa. Like that, it's going to be a super effective conspiracy theory than in two thousand eighteen. You Have Donald Trump asked by reporters, you think this Migra caravan could be from Soros Yeah I mean it could be right that some people are saying that, so you have it. In Europe, and then in two thousand eighteen is when is our really hiccup in the United States so in your book. You also explored the conspiracy theories around Soros that you mentioned earlier which there.
"soros" Discussed on News O'Clock
"The Supreme Court issued three historic rulings this morning, including some that came as a big surprise, former glee star Nihay. Rivera is presumed dead after likely boating accident and author emily. Tamken is here to talk about billionaire. George Soros his real influence, and how he became the number, one villain for some on the right to date July, ninth, two, thousand, twenty the time. Friends, I'm his. Brown and I'm Casey Rackham welcome to news o'clock. Before. We start with today's news. We wanted to share some listener reactions. We got in response to yesterday's episode. As a reminder, we talked with deb Perelman about the dilemma working parents are finding themselves in having to pick between their jobs and their kids. Jennifer wrote I'm sorry. That is challenging for parents, but as a teacher currencies and apparent, I am neither expendable nor babysitter I love my students and their families, but I will not sacrifice my life or my family's life, nor would I expect that of my child's teacher. I mean it's an extremely valid point. We already know that teachers are wildly underpaid. They're paying for their own resources often for their students, and so it's like adding this onto. It's too much, but you know now. We're in a situation where it's like it shouldn't be on the teachers than it shouldn't be fully on the parents right know someone is. Is Breaking down here and having the parents and teachers go to war over it I feel like is not productive sheer. It's not they're not the ones who should be fighting at the moment. Definitely, also yesterday show. We discussed the new hand gesture that teens are using to mimic being on the phone. You know the one hand flat on their face food. Was More Casey because it's bad and wrong. Sorry to units. Charming message from Erica in Montana. My son, who is almost thirteen. When he was a baby, he didn't wave hello. He held his palm up to his ear. Because well, he heard me on the phone a lot because I was very bored, very lonely, a stay at home and single mom and I spent a whole lot of time on the phone, calling my mom, my Dad Wanting, to talk to somebody anyway. I guess he was a bit of a trailblazer in. Maybe I wasn't such a terrible parent. Okay, but that's really cute though. That's doorbell and this reminds me. I must have seen it on Reddit or twitter years ago, and it was about this toddler who was looking at a magazine and started trying to zoom in on it like it was an IPAD I remember. That, it's like Oh. No Child, you have so such high expectations for paper. Flat serve any flat surface to this baby is now an IPAD but yes, you're good. Mom Erica, your good mom. Listeners we love hearing from you, so remember that you too can.
Texas GOP condemns George Floyd posts by some local leaders
"Hi Mike Rossi are reporting several Texas Republicans are links to racist and conspiracy posts involving the death of George Floyd five prominent Texas Republicans are under fire after three promoted a Facebook post suggesting George Floyd's death in Minneapolis was states another shared a quote from Martin Luther king junior over a picture of a banana and a fifth suggested liberal billionaire George Soros pays black people to write it to fuel race wars Keith Neilson who becomes chairman of the largest GOP local in Texas later this month posted the king quote next to a picture of a banana on Friday Nielsen said his intended message was it's bananas and that peaceful protesters have showed us a better way forward in San Antonio county GOP chairwoman Cynthia Bram said she will not step down after sharing a post suggesting Floyd's death was staged to inflame racial tensions hi Mike Rossio
Texas GOP condemns George Floyd posts by some local leaders
"Hi Mike Rossi are reporting several Texas Republicans are links to racist and conspiracy posts involving the death of George Floyd five prominent Texas Republicans are under fire after three promoted a Facebook post suggesting George Floyd's death in Minneapolis was states another shared a quote from Martin Luther king junior over a picture of a banana and a fifth suggested liberal billionaire George Soros pays black people to write it to fuel race wars Keith Neilson who becomes chairman of the largest GOP local in Texas later this month posted the king quote next to a picture of a banana on Friday Nielsen said his intended message was it's bananas and that peaceful protesters have showed us a better way forward in San Antonio county GOP chairwoman Cynthia Bram said she will not step down after sharing a post suggesting Floyd's death was staged to inflame racial tensions hi Mike Rossio
Digital Economy: Digital manufacturing
"Innovation in manufacturing technology spots new original industrial revolution today. The integration of digital technology and manufacturing equipment is said underpin the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution a testament to the height of expectations for the technology. However they're mixed signals on how fast and how effectively this integration is taking place for two thousand eighteen study by two thirds of manufacturers globally. That only just started not even begun that digital transformation strategy well recently though the US of business index found that manufacturers let forward in Iot adoption one measure of the blurring of digital and physical operations between two thousand seventeen and twenty twenty in this episode. We discussed the potential. The challenges the future of two dimensions of digital manufacturing firstly the integration of digital functionality in manufacturing processes to monitor manage and predict performance and to linked together participants on the value chain secondly additive manufacturing or three D printing which is by necessity a blend of physical and digital systems. My guests are Dr Lau. Hong-gi director of the Digital Manufacturing Design Center that Singapore University of Technology and Design Chief Operating Officer for Asia bearings manufacturers. Schaffler I started our conversation by asking class. How far digitization has progressed at the company? All right so I would say digitalization. In surplus started already twenty plus years years ago. We have a huge department where we build our own machine and we always. We're going to take data out of our processes none of the data and our machines are or processes so this is a long history already and dealing with data and trying to improve our processes for sure Last last year's we saw acceleration in the market for available technology in the IOT landscape. Globally increased we call probably the next industrial revolution or singing makes so in the last review. We became very clear where we want to go with digitalization. And how we should approach the challenge. We're talking about digital semi-autonomous plants and for that we have a clear scope and proceeding how to transform our existing plants in this case. We're looking at four dimensions. One would be the holistic process to ensure the into and perspective so that means supply to customers for Valley Stream we also looking at digital technologies starting to collectively and Architecture. We also look at the workforce involvement of our employees or people our customers and For sure we are looking into data management. I think this is a key key. And so we are looking at all the key areas of development for example virtual reality artificial reality and three D layouts artificial intelligence reprinting digital shop floor management and for all of these topics. We have started an accomplished pilots so we learned on the way and now we are in the midst of implementing them through our own production network. Which of those any of those. That are actually having an impact on the way you produce products so far or are they still in an experimental phase so the way of our production changed in the way that they'd via able not to have real time data so that means make better and faster decisions to steal our processes to utilize our equipments much much better in terms of our products when we look into three D. printing or simulation We increase the speed of development and optimization of product itself for sure the supply chain management is his benefiting from real-time data and connectivity from from suppliers to our factories off from ourselves to our customers. And I think tremendous change. We see also in how people work in our in our plot and our factories This job scope is changing of enhancing. Or I think the responsibility of our people from standard old school manufacturing processes to more bring more intelligence more decision making more steering and managing processes. When you think about the progress as you mentioned there that digitization really back began for companies such as yourselves twenty years ago. Do you think progress is being as fast as you'd have expected back then I think not because there were always a lot of ideas in our heads and missing. Technology are not affordable or too expensive technology was always hindering all with a dream of how connected machine and let them machine talk to each other. I think that's a very old idea but really to do it. In a holistic way to not have only one data set talking to each other or transferring one data set two for one machine to the other but also now being able that these data sets being analyzed and then there's a qualified answer of Algorithm to the next process. This only has been available in the last couple of years. So we see exponential increase now availability of possibilities which we can really implement in our own production flows that's great what are the dimensions of digitization in manufacturing you mentioned there was three D. printing or additive manufacturing Hoagie? Ten to fifteen years ago. We heard a lot about three D. printing. There were predictions at every home would have a three D. Printer at one point but I don't think that those predictions have come to pause and we don't seem to hear for the layman. I don't seem to hear so much about three D. printing or additive manufacturing as. I used a what's happened there has it. Has It lived up to the potential or is it quietly being adopted just behind closed doors? I think am is definitely happening. In manufacturing sectors in Singapore alone We are already seeing the Almost complete value chains of industries from companies that provide software for these. I threw equipments to mature suppliers and Increasingly Service Bureau as well. So companies who adopt. Em for in house productions. So so I would say perhaps from a consumer perspective We don't see products as at densify if meet with three D. printers because Today's allow the adoptions are mostly at the component levels so so I guess that's why consumer and see it that way in himself You know what you've just said ten fifteen years ago when three D. printing wars perceived as something. That's GonNa Change drastically how you know our products on meet. We are going to be able to make our own product at home. That's not happening I think that's mostly at this. Point in some adoptions of the technology. It's a lot of hobbies part of part of that. Is that the material us for three printings Some of them are not necessarily something that you would use at home. So but but I think in terms of the manufacturing sectors. I think it is very exciting. Now what would you say has been the impact so far of additive manufacturing on on a manufacturer's as you say it's more of the level? What impact is that had on the industry? Well I think. Firstly I see a lot of the technology centric adopting am processes or Three D. printing processes because the nature of Eddie manufacturing processes allowed the idea generation prototyping to make in very fast speed as compared to traditional Soros sequential Solo. Way of doing things were in design on design. Things and mature engineer comes in and decide what to use and production for comes into decide what manufacturing processes can shrink. They are so. I think that has changed quite a fair bit in terms of how Sarah fons a product or technology. Centric kind of start up As able to move much faster compared to traditional Serov startups Besides that I think in the solve the more established industries like aviation's Maria of shore the ability through very quickly Produce in house brought for in house use has also changed quite February of the supply chain in these industries as the industry learned to not just replace parts with their in house editor processes. We all see industry recognizing the other advantages are impresses for examples with an processes the number of parts and components can be substantially lower than traditional tradition away of making things so the design of product. Or whether it's replacement or an product Essentially different form than traditional product to manufacture. It floor
"soros" Discussed on No Agenda
"One dollars and forty one cents he says no I guess I should close that open this war debt you were responsible for this clip I I re- I have rebuked publicly rebuked all right you know what you can do you can say I rebuked and I blame Adam Curry that's Ford and then it drops off by the way for the next segment there's nobody in one hundred dollars why don't we tease that so people will stay listening to find out how many did okay I did want to mention ever questions that and they are valuable there where credit to recognize Johnson we'll be thinking more people in a very few but more people our second half and please remember us for Sunday's.
"soros" Discussed on No Agenda
"This is why twitter twitter shadow bands this is not what NBC wants now. This is not what they want but this is one hundred and fifty countries apparently absolutely I already part to Lisi into what you're going to fifteen year old calendar Benson of Maryland called on students and workers to join a massive series of to climate strikes planned for Friday and you have to be involved and that means you adults as well. You are the one currently empower we. We don't have time to wait till my generation takes over you have to act. We need you to listen to the scientists. Better showing us us that climate change is here and climate change is human caused stop burning fossil fuels please for my generation organizers predict. Fridays global climate strike will be some of the largest climate protests in US history with actions planned and over eight eight hundred sites in all fifty states. More actions are planned worldwide this is I have a big problem with this. New York of course is ground zero for this. That's where all the the new world order is assembling for the United Nations Global Assembly and that's you know it's no coincidences all preplanned the plan very you know took her little sailboat and she's. I guess she's been in the states. The whole time and all public schools in New York are going to go on strike. Which of course is the opposite of what the word strike means. It's not a strike if the school says okay. Let's let's go. Let's go to they could have done it after school. Perhaps banana so it's not really a strike all parents striking in any any sense of any meaning of the definitional at all. All parents have to sign an approval that their child is going and you know that half of these as parents are afraid to say no. They don't want their kids singled out and what are they doing. They're holding up signs saying you're not doing anything. Which of course politicians aren't doing anything except trying to scam money out of this and you terrorizing these children. I've why not instead of going on strike we all won't use our phones for forty eight hours that would probably that would save in some electricity how about going cleaning up the beaches or sweeping the streets or doing anything except just holding prefabs signs just like Communist China where the the party put kids out to Prot-. It's it's an old it's not this is nothing new associate. I WanNa do a quick mention. I've as this progresses especially with Greta Thune Berry hit Humana and at girl who just gave a little speech and a fifteen year old and she's in tears ears in her. She's just almost crying. This reminds me of the Communist Youth Party Nazi Youth Hitler Youth Yes. I brainwashed kids easy to brainwash. You got him to the point now where they want to vote at the age of Eight. It's just like this is yeah. I'm wondering if this is not one great big monster social experiment to see how far you can go outside of government in other words. This is not the United States says doing this like it was Hitler or like it was the Stalin the creating this this movement of youth would just the Independence Soros arrose. Let's say how far can you go. How far can you get with this especially. If everybody's kind of playing the game to have a bunch of brainwash kids who are brealey borderline morons at this point they are in fact. Soros you ghent that's what they are or use your you and so like it so they had a panel on the hill and he brought a bunch of kids and this is a typical of a report about this this hearing and then and will listen to who these kids really are so here's your teen climate activists. I already have like underlying issues of anxiety and it's just really hard it to grow up in a world full of if you know I don't think a lot of people in Congress understand the conversations that are happening everyday American high schools in it's just like this constant constant looming uncertainty and it's weird form of of nihilism and and weird just fear that that's been existing in my generation where kids are joking like what is even like the point. The world's is ending. What are we studying. What are we doing and it's this kind of depression instance this this fear that is not just among me or my panelists here but but everyone is something that no child should ever have to fear very convincing and this this is absolutely true. You need to add to that that kids are constantly being conditioned and trained to be shot at even though the percentage percentage that love likelihood that it happens is quite low the drills the training the constant if we saw the sandy hook parents come out with the video today back to school school and showing you know kids using their backpack to stop bullets in the Skateboard to smash a window to escape your terrorizing. These children and yes asked that's why you have these anxieties throw some. SS arise and antidepressants on top of him. Hey you're slowing down a bit at all that bitch and you're going and this teen climate activists is a part of the problem because her name is Ms Margolin. She is Jamie Margolin from zero hour. Which is one of the you know. It's just it's in.
"soros" Discussed on No Agenda
"To twenty meters higher than what it is today so we are really dealing with a very dramatic threat not only to the future of the planet but to the planet today in Washington DC youth climate leaders called out lawmakers to stay for failing to act urgently to prevent climate catastrophe sixteen year old Swedish climate activists school strike leader Tune Berry who was Democrats to a meeting meeting of the Senate Climate Crisis Bitch. She didn't even get Greta writes Gene Bureau official pronunciation. Swedish climate activist school strike strike leader Tune Berry Giddy. I can do this now. Fifteen very and people go the fuck is wrong with him who is invited by Democrats to a meeting of the Senate Senate. Climate Crisis Task Force told the gathering quote. Don't invite us here to tell us how inspiring a we are without doing anything about it. She added. I know you're work trying but just not hard enough sorry she said Yeah. This is a this is a big move. Everybody's in on it. NBC We see. I don't know if you saw their climate confessions. They put a website. I contributed well. It's basically twitter in squares. I mean I don't know what's so great about. This is pretty funny if you read them yeah it's. It's what I'm saying. I love meat. I have my own car because I think that public transit is horrible and unreliable. I compost at home but not at work. I usually too much plastic. I live in South Carolina so we don't have the option options to buy products and specialty stores. I bought a years worth of freeze dried. Food in case of emergency probably never eat it before. I die so wasteful This is very funny. The whole thing is hilarious and it's like I. We should PRIOETTA Lincoln. This show notes day. It's like forty characters. I I use a lot of cue tips. I can't find a better alternative. I've eating bacon with breakfast this morning. I'll have it again tomorrow. See this is why twitter sensor..
"soros" Discussed on No Agenda
"That on the fly you've got Pharma one dollars and forty one cents he says no I guess I should close that open this war debt you were responsible for this clip I I re- I have rebuked publicly rebuked all right you know what you can do you can say I rebuked and I blame Adam Curry that's it sort of drops off by the way for the next segment there's nobody in one hundred dollars why don't we tease that so people will stay listening to find out how Mu- okay I did want to mention ever questions that and they are valuable there where credit to recognize Johnson we'll be thinking more people in a very few but more people our second half and please remember us for Sunday's.
"soros" Discussed on No Agenda
"No that doesn't this just tell me simply what is the process I don't believe it I think this is just a little settings and you got it her And I'll meet you on D star Dan of course we'd like these are so someone needs to set up a reflector again and then we can do it on eco link and if you don't know what this is you're missing out on a fabulous hobby known as amateur radio and you too can become a ham today who listens to this show can pass the tests probably probably just right now without even studying yeah I mean and study a couple of minutes and you could definitely pass well the beauty of it is that the questions for each test for each year are released publicly with the answers you get the test it's the same answers just in a different order a few can't and by the way that's the same for the general well it's not all of them you're it's it's just a a selection of anybody can do this and you can get a a ham radio that would work on this network for twenty five five bucks now yeah the bail twenty eight in China well so it's just the irony it is trying to go CG in using Chinese crap to do it with it's great but that's the cheapest stuff that's for sure so in the the hamster so alert not a single one has called me on the channel like Oh watch I'm gonNA mentioned on the show they're going to fire up their machines start timmy no well I have a way to go with the eventual evangelizing the project clearly that's the way it always is yeah yes a lot going on there was actually a lot going on as all subtle yeah I mean the brexit thing was going did you by the way I just start with you WanNa Start Breakfast sure this guy you know geeky Vander Hoven blow oven he the Belgian guy the Belgian guy who who you've sound exactly like when you do that voice yes I am gay for that I am very very nice to be here in the show well here's a I got to cliffs from him there's actually shows three but one of them just along clip they we don't WanNa play but we he went to London and he was just add the meat up or convention of Liberal Democrats who are all wearing get stopped brexit and the Liberal Democrats are really in new world order globalist they don't like England any more than half the people in writing while yes that's like the country and so this guy is going to give one of the key notes and gets big round is but he had to moments in the keynotes that I thought were worthwhile besides him trying to be funny which apparently does constantly and this would be the this is one that I I just heard offhandedly and I felt needed to be re taught and this is key on brexit interpret this I have one conviction that breakfast happens is also assigned this Utopian Union needs to be modernized needs to be more effective we cannot continue we cannot continue the A. Friends whether Europe that is always acting doolittle do and to let this cannot go on like this is I said to my vice this morning uh-huh that's pretty hard not to laugh at this guy because his accent yeah well this particular commentary which is short it was a what was it the length twenty twenty what he's saying there was started by saying Brexit was only Ah let me I'm GonNa deconstructed completely and tell you what he he actually said was that Brexit should've never have happened because the it only happened because the EU is too weak to put the kyw Bosch Bosch on the whole thing to begin with they were they just underneath that thinking is that we needed a European army and we you know we shouldn't let these countries do stuff like exists brexit and that's what he said he literally said stop if we had our act together brexit would have never happened because we wouldn't have allowed listen more times only twenty seconds one conviction that breakfast happens is also assigned a European Union needs to be modernized needs to be more effective we cannot continue we cannot continue the friends where the Europe that is always acting ooh too little and too late and friends view will be acting on behalf of the European Union veal gives them beats if they tried to leave it's not going to happen on my watch Yup yeah but this guy is a total do she's a suit he is order love him he's he's the guy on I have the.
"soros" Discussed on FT Big Read
"Welcome to the financial times. Big read a Wiki podcast, featuring the best of our long form reporting from around the world. I'm an editor from the pinion and analysis desk are lost big read podcast of the year is a special episode for the F T person of the year presented by columnist. Robert, trims Lee. The financial times has just announced. His person of the year is decision that often provokes furious debates among senior editors and commentators to say nothing of readers as well in previous years, we often plumped for a major politician or a business fig up someone who's clocked up notable successes in their field. One of the big news makers of the year this year, we've taken a slightly different approach. Our person of the year is the billionaire philanthropist and father of the hedge fund industry. George Soros, and I'm joined in the studio by the editor, Lionel baba, and deputy ruler caller who went to interview him for the piece we wrote making the announcement. So Lionel as I said slightly different approach this year slipped him someone's much for what he represents for what he's done in the year. What were the reasons we went for George Soros liberal democracy in the world today is under attack liberal values are under attack whether it be through flooding, Putin's Russia, Donald Trump's America or social media. The clampdown in eastern Europe, central Europe, Hungary, Joe Sar. Sues birthplace, Mr. Auburn, Victoria band is the new autocrat? So I think we decided collectively because it is a collective decision. It's not decision by the editor to choose an individual who we think represents very important values today, and those are liberal democracy, and the open society religious before we get into this in detail about those who only know one thing about George Soros, and is normally a lot of people who know one thing about him till it's just a bit about his history his background in Britain. George Soros is best known for making a massive bets against the pound in nineteen Ninety-two. And he's known as the man who broke the Bank of England. George Soros was a speculator for long time made huge fortune, but he began his philanthropy very early on in the late seventy s Soros figure that he can use his money to promote change in eastern Europe. And he started in Hungary, even. Before then though, he visited South Africa. And he started funding black students at an all white university. The Cold War was in a way. George Soros biggest opportunity because he'd been there. He'd been on the ground had been helping a lot of dissident groups and with the fall of the Berlin Wall, he tried to promote a sort of Marshall plan for eastern Europe. Nobody listened to him. And so he created his own Marshall plan started actually paying salaries for scientists. And that's how he became known as a huge European philanthropist. Where did source come from source came from Jewish family, and Hungary, when the Germans invaded his family took the front, identity papers and hib essentially shorts was sent to live with different people at different times. And after that when Hungary came under communist rule. George decided he was only seventeen he decided he didn't want to live under communist rule, and so he came to London and he went to the London School of economics. And that's where he met the philosopher Karl Popper who had written a lot about the close societies versus open societies. So that gave him the foundation for his philanthropy, and for his philanthropic thinking Soros thinks of himself as a philosopher, he often says he's a failed philosopher and when I met him. I was telling him that to me, he's an active philosopher because instead of just thinking and writing he's actually tried to implement his thinking and values so but much of the positive case for George Soros. He is always immensely polarizing figure, Lionel, what would you say are the negatives? The things that people don't like about him. They don't like the fact that he's political with a capital P. He uses his money for political purposes. Now, I can try. Think of some negatives. But we made in person to the SO. I think we'll stay with the positives for a moment. And the real point is he uses money for political change, and to defend certain values so regimes like Viktor Orban's whose closed his university down in Budapest. They've had to move to Vienna. They don't like him because he criticizes the government he criticizes the regime he protects the right of dissent and alternative values. I think in Britain where we have a very divisive debate. Still over Britain's decision to leave the European Union. George Soros is unapologetically in favor of a second referendum, and he's funding groups and individuals who are making the case for a second vote. Now, that's why
"soros" Discussed on The Rusty Humphries Rebellion
"But about twenty fifteen twenty years ago when talk radio was at its peak george soros did something brilliant and you can do things even if you're not the smartest guy in the world when you got a lot of money you can do brilliant things at what he did was is he invested a lot of money in journalism schools and he basically paid to teach the next generation of journalists and that has helped brainwash the next generation and then what the left does that is also absolutely brilliant it's wrong again is evil but it's brilliant is they worked together with unions and with the media and with socalled non political nonprofit organizations and they get government money get your tax money because it seems hey we're non political we we're not doing that we're just journalists or we're just put in the left wing caused but oh no we're not political which is ally now if you agree with me and you think that george soros is a big liar i wanna see some bums ups right now i wanna see if you're there if you're if you're listening obviously you're smart or else you wouldn't be watching a show like this you'd be too busy watching the latest addition of the kardashians but i wanna see right now repaying attention we'll see some some thumbs up some arts if you think george soros is evil in wrong i want some thumbs up some hearts right now.