VIDEO: South China Sea Crisis

VIDEO: China vs. US

On July 12, 2016

VIDEO: Obamacare Failure

On July 12, 2016
Tuesday  12 July 2016   / Hour 1, Block C: Brian Blase, Mercatus Center Senior Research Fellow, and Forbes; in re: Adam Smith’s genius of 1777.   Americans make a market of [almost everything]. People who use the ACA plans are older, sicker and cagier than the Obama Adm imagined, allowed for, or expected. United Health Care, the largest in the country, is exiting all the exchanges.  People respond rationally: those who receive large subsidies enter; people who are healthy do not buy the coverage.  Flawed plan from the beginning: risk pricing not taken into account.

VIDEO: China vs. North Korea

On July 06, 2016
Wednesday 6 July 2016 / Hour 1, Block B: Gordon Chang, in re:   Why are we talking about nukes?  . . .  Putin has referred to using nukes in the Baltics.  North Korean nukes:  sat imagery of China/DPRK border: 2015 to 2016 pix show a shard decrease in border traffic as China tries to discipline DPRK for its nuclear escapades. Josh Rogin refers to a Center for Intl and Strategic Studies study.  David Albright has been watching: China allows cylinders of U hexafluoride for bombs, and vacuum pumps and other nuclear eqpt.

VIDEO: Al Qaeda Gaining Ground

On June 27, 2016
Monday 11 January 2016 / Hour 1, Block A:Bill Roggio, Long War Journal senior editor  & FDD, in re: Afghanistan. Syria. Iraq.   Whether or not the UK leaves Brussels, the pirate states are pressing on.  Taliban in Ghazni Province: claim that the Afgh govt is putting out false claims – and Taliban are right. US is finally issuing air strikes against Taliban: too little too late. Afghan army is in retreat; any US plan is not working.  / Syria:  Three Russian soldiers allegedly killed on the roadside . . .

VIDEO: Navy of the Future

On June 24, 2016
Thursday  23 June  2016 / Hour 1, Block B:  Scott Shipman, Shipman Federal Services, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in the application of John Boyd’s leadership strategies in the workplace; in re: diesel submarines.  Swedes and others build highly desirable subs.  Nuclear and Diesel: the distinction is the propulsion plant. Nuclear: much faster and longer travels.   Diesel electric – hull shapes are similar; $500 to 600mil a copy; Germans have a great one, and Saab is making the A26, probably to become the best in thee world.

VIDEO: Orlando Shooter was ISIS

On June 21, 2016
Monday 20 June 2016 / Hour 1, Block A: Tom Joscelyn, Long War Journal senior editor & FDD,  and Bill Roggio, Long War Journal senior editor  & FDD, in re: The full Orlando transcript includes phrases connecting the shooter to al Baghdadi. Sounds  like ceremonial, cult-like statements of Islamic killers.