Hi K & S, As time has gone on, I’ve realized that many members of my family are allowing themselves to be too heavily influenced by MSM. My Dad is lost to Fox News/Tucker Carlson and thus has a warped idea about what is happening in the country. My Aunt & Uncle have MSNBC liberal brain-worms lol. No disrespect to them, but I find it so incredibly frustrating, and near impossible to have reasonable conversations with any of them. They are all so angry, and it is hard to break through. I’m sure others are experiencing this as well. What advice can you share? I’ve tried showing my Dad some of your YouTube clips but I don’t think he watches them. Thank you for all that you do! Melissa
Hey guys, I remember Michael Brendan Dougherty mentioning that one way that the UK was able to promote the vaccine was through its population having more attachment to their national healthcare system. At the time I fully agreed with that statement and I still would agree that it plays a role. However, I’m wondering what you guys think about the low rates of military vaccination. Since the vaccine mandates, there has been an uptick, but according the the Washington Post, as of October, the active duty marine’s only had about a 75% vaccination rate. The marine reserves were around 35.5%. These are individuals with regular physicals, arguably the most universal healthcare styled system in the US and have all received plenty of other vaccines. I am wondering if America’s strong libertarian sentiments, relative to Europeans, were something that you guys think could overcome even a universal healthcare system’s power to engage with the population.
I have two litter-mate beagles, their parents are hunting champions from north Texas. I always have/own at least two dogs so that if I have to leave them home alone, they have company and don't go berserk in isolation. I hope you are not leaving your beagle to spend nine hour days or more alone at home. I think you have control over your work environment so that you can arrange for your beagle to be with you. And your audience may enjoy seeing your beagle demonstrate its incredible sense of smell. PS - for a war-baby who has no twitter-snapchat-facebook-whatever account and prefers email, what is a good way to send you and Krystal news or video links that you might consider important topics to research further, or links to books/book reviews/documentaries/editorials etc. that are topical, relevant today? Glad you and Krystal are doing so well. When Sirota started his news letter after the Bernie campaign petered out in Iowa, he sent me an email asking me to subscribe to his newsletter. I responded, "not until I see you showing up as a regular on Hill Rising with Krystal and Saagar". I knew there would be a strong synergy. Please show some respect to the war-babies and boomers who never left the old FDR coalition of Democrats. They are tuning in to your program and I cringe when you make your disparaging boomer remarks. I thought you were focussed on keeping this a class struggle and not a culture war/generation war. It's enough that you can define a demographic by the MSM channels that they mainly consume. A good percentage of these boomers are struggling with children and grandchildren to care for because of the current state of politics and the economy. They know why things are the way they are - the Democrat Party abandoned all of us New Dealers, and we surely would like a new party to take its place if we "had our druthers".