Social Dilemma, JRP0166

September 23, 2020

We discuss a range of issues in this podcast including the Netflix movie The Social Dilemma, American Exceptionalism, election interference, and the possibility of a big recession on the horizon.  I share my frustration with The Social Dilemma’s presentation of social media and target marketing strategy while celebrating social media as an extension of our free speech rights.  We then break down the idea of American Exceptionalism: the good, the bad and the ugly.  Then we discuss the tremendous distortions in the economy, particularly in 2020 with the economic bailouts, and how we our economy may be built on a house of cards.  Are you preparing yourself?


We also discuss a range of other people and topics including Downton Abbey, Mr. Sunshine, Poway Candidate Forum, Poway Chamber of Commerce, freedom of speech, equality under the law, inalienable rights, free markets, electric vehicles, Gavin Newsom, Norman Rockwell, Manifest Destiny, George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Jim Crow, Puritanism, human rights, CBO


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