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VIDEO: Day of the Demagogues

VIDEO: ICBM

On February 09, 2016
Monday 8 February 2016 / Hour 1, Block C: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com & Daily Beast; Bruce Bechtol, Angelo State; in re:  North Korean missile.  Every single aspect of the missile – three stages — launch, trajectory – all is exactly the same as for a mil platform except the payload which is a bulbous thing.

VIDEO: Marcomentum

On February 05, 2016
Thursday  4 February 2016 / Hour 1, Block B:  Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal Editorial Board & host of Opinion Journal on WSJ Video; in re: Bernie Sanders come of as genuine because he is — take over the healthcare system, punish banks, etc. Mrs Clinton ins in a pinch: surrounded by very disturbing scandals, and she ahs to differentiate herself from Bernie but attach herself to the president, to the progressive Id.  Monica Crowley calls the charming Mr Sanders “Lenin from Brooklyn” — his ideology is a bit antiquated.  . . .

VIDEO: Groundhog Day

On February 03, 2016
Tuesday  2 February 2016   / Hour 1, Block A:  Bill Whalen, Hoover Institution, in re: How did Mrs Clinton manage to win six out of seven coin-tosses?  Dunno; the Clintons can do anything about rules.   Her winning by four votes means she’s in serious trouble. She was shrieking last night, sounded unhinged. The main issues for voters are economy and jobs. She’s running on Obama’s coattails.  And as for Lenin from Brooklyn . .    . . .  Further, she’s embracing parts of Bernie’s agenda.  When you looked in her eyes last night did you see three letters; FBI?  Unh  . . .

VIDEO: Caucus Drama

On February 02, 2016
Monday 1 February 2016 / Hour 2, Block A:  David M Drucker, Washington Examiner Senior Congressional correspondent in Iowa; John Fund, NRO; Rita Cosby, WABC News Director; in re: at present: 63% if precincts in, Clinton so far wining?  GOP: Ted Cruz leading with 28% of vote, then Trump, then Rubio, with many key areas not yet reporting. In Clift (Des Moines suburb): Cruz is winning with an excellent ground game.  “Tonight is Peak Trump.” —JF.

VIDEO: Russian 'Complication'

On January 29, 2016
Thursday  28 January 2016 / Hour 2, Block B:  Steven A. Cook, Eni Enrico Mattei senior Fellow for Middle East and Africa studies, Council on Foreign Relations;  in re: Russia is backing the Syrian Kurds (YPG), who opposed Assad, but both oppose Turkey’s Erdogan.

VIDEO: Capital Outflow

On January 28, 2016
Wednesday   3 February 2016 / Hour 2, Block B:  Andrew Collier, managing director of Orient Capital Research based in Hong Kong, in re: the adequacy of China's foreign exchange reserves.  Money fleeing China!  Around $1 trillion a year (or $911 billion, according to Ann Stevenson Yang).