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Global Suicide Prevention: 25,000 Nukes on Hair Trigger and the Miracle of Survival

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Bill Whittle’s new podcast series, “The Cold War: What We Saw”, from Esoteric Radio Theatre. With 25,000 nukes on hair trigger, the survival of the United States and the Soviet Union is a modern miracle. Heroic personal stories and high-stakes decisions provide a lesson in global suicide prevention. Bill Whittle […]

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Right Angle

Berlin Wall Falls…by Accident: NOT a Triumph of Good Over Evil, Historian Says

The New York Times marks the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall with a photo essay, and quotes historian Anne Applebaum saying, β€œIt was not a triumph of good over evil. It was basically incompetence β€” and chance.” Bill Whittle, Stephen Green and Scott Ott remember it differently.

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Vote for a Socialist? 70% of Millennials Would, and Nearly a Third Approve of Communism

Survey from YouGov says 70% of millennials would vote for a socialist and 30% have a favorable view of communism. Are you surprised? Or did you think the numbers would be higher?

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How Free Market Prosperity Enables Bernie, AOC, Gulags and the Slaughter of Millions

Aleksandr Solzhentisyn, who saw the starvation and brutality of The Gulag Archipelago, said “prosperity breeds idiots.” That helps to explain the existence of AOC, Bernie Sanders and other so-called social-democrats and Progressives.

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Despite Trump Tariffs U.S. Firms Still Bullish on China, But for How Long?

Despite President Trump’s punitive tariffs on Chinese imports to the U.S., American businesses seem bullish on China, with profits up, and few interested in moving manufacturing out of the People’s Republic. But Bill Whittle sees trouble down the road for China’s long-running economic surge.

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Born to Die: Does Capitalism Contain the Seeds of Its Own Demise?

Is it born to die? If Capitalism in America eventually leads to the workers rising with pitchforks to demand a division of the spoils, are we doing it wrong, or is that just the natural outcome of a system that focuses only on equality of opportunity? The rise of Democratic Socialists (and their less-Democratic brethren) during the 2020 presidential cycle may signal an economic shift that seems to contain the seeds of the demise of a system which has created more food, health, leisure, and happiness than anything the Earth has seen.

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Gallup Poll: 40% in USA Now Support Socialism, Super-Majority of Democrats

What has changed in recent decades to swing the tide of popular opinion so that 40% in USA now support socialism? Far more Democrats say that Socialism would be a good thing, while most Republicans disagree. Are we one election away from Atlas Shrugged?

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Would You Rather: Democracy or Capitalism?

Democratic presidential candidate “Mayor Pete” Buttigieg suggests he’d rather have democracy than capitalism, which “has let a lot of people down.” He reacts to President Trump’s nominee for the Federal Reserve Board of Governors, Stephen Moore, who said he’d take capitalism. Scott Ott, Bill Whittle and Stephen Green take this false dichotomy by the horns and wrestle it to the ground.

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Xi Bang: Would Trump Fight China to Protect Taiwan?

Chinese President Xi Jinping says he’s eager to reunify Taiwan with the mainland on very liberal terms, but his velvet glove conceals a fist. Would President Donald Trump commit U.S. troops to defend Democratic, capitalist, Taiwan against autocratic, Communist China? Scott Ott, Bill Whittle and Stephen Green consider some bad options. Your contribution to this […]

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A VOTERS’ GUIDE TO REPUBLICANS

EVERYBODY knows that Republicans are EVIL! What kind of Evil? Greedy, Fascist, Racist evil — the worst kind! Bill Whittle unravels the facts behind this perfect storm of evil in a breezy fashion that provides a hurricane of historical data to lift the white robes of even the most stalwart Democrats.