On August 5, 2022 at 2:55 pm, Mary wrote:
As a pro-life Catholic, I thought the Supreme Court ruling on Roe vs Wade was an answer to prayer. But with the Kansas vote, I fear we are lost as a nation and there is no turning back. What do you think?
On August 5, 2022 at 2:56 pm, Chris Hall wrote:
I've got a big picture question for you. I read recently about a study that claimed that about three quarters of people do not have an "inner voice" where they discuss things with themselves and that they do no have an internal ability to visualise things. These people were claimed to be like video game "non playable characters", or NPCs, who slavishly follow some predetermined script.
Now I found the study itself to be highly dubious, but it did remind me that when it comes to big social and political issues, such as covid restrictions and climate change, I've met a lot of NPCs in my time. Logic, data, and careful reasoning cannot penetrate the NPC shield that they've erected. So until there is a newly accepted "thing", they're stuck. You and Mark are in the mass persuasion biz. What works best in getting a critical mass of acceptance among the "sheepdogs" so that the NPCs can follow in a new direction? I doubt that fear and loathing can last for very long. Is it getting the right people to laugh at the right thing?
On August 5, 2022 at 2:57 pm, Eric Dale wrote:
Andrew, I support you hermit crabbing Mark out of the Friday Q&A. Long live the Lawton revolution in the coup d'steyn!
What are your thoughts on Nancy Pelosi's trip to Taiwan this week? American power has been in a fairly obvious relative decline since the end of the cold War. We in the US reduced our military while China and Russia have been working to catch up with ours, not to mention that China has about a billion bodies to spare and nuclear weapons. Why is it our political class continue to walk and talk like it's 1991 when they, of all people, should have the least illusions about our capabilities in the event world War three begins?
On August 5, 2022 at 2:57 pm, Alec wrote:
Do you have confidence the One China policy will ever end? Biden has been unflinching even in light of Pelosi's visit.
On August 5, 2022 at 2:58 pm, Walt Trimmer wrote:
I think the ChiComs are going to invade Taiwan in October but perhaps only Quemoy and Matsu. There is a confluence of events. The weather is good in October, the CCP 20th Congress is in November and Xi wants to be named Chairman for Life. China is a complex country with other political power centers outside of Peking such as Shanghai that may not want to go along. I've thought that declaring oneself leader for life is a sign of weakness. Lastly, the CCP has bought Biden and the Congress and they really can't count on either being around after November. October is their window of opportunity.
Will our vaunted Canadian ally support Taiwan by opening a second front against the ChiComs by attempting to liberate Vancouver, BC?
On August 5, 2022 at 2:58 pm, Daniel wrote:
What is Pelosi up to flying to Taiwan? Shouldn't she be more worried about her husband's DWI? Don't get me wrong, I hate the CCP but I don't understand the point of deliberately provoking them.
On August 5, 2022 at 3:03 pm, Tal Bachman wrote:
Hope you're well.
It's now increasingly clear that virtually every government assurance and mandate regarding Covid-19 and the injections the past two and a half years was false. And even dangerously, even lethally, false.
These falsehoods included claims about the "safety and efficacy" of the injections, the prophylactic powers of two cent paper Chinese masks, the net value of lockdowns and two cent paper masks, etc.
So one of my questions is:
That you know of, is there any realistic legal recourse in either Canada, the UK, the United States, or anywhere, for citizens to receive compensation for damages caused by government bureaucracies which were, at best, utterly derelict in their public health duties, and at worse (as we are now discovering), knowingly mendacious, and even quietly receiving compensation from pharmaceutical companies to speak and act in ways that benefitted those companies, at citizens' expense?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:09 pm, Ben wrote:
I just saw Biden is still testing positive for Covid for the seventh straight day with a "rebound" infection after being treated with Paxlovid. Does any of this make sense? Why are they still pushing these vaccines and medicines that clearly don't work?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:14 pm, Jamie wrote:
It looks like Pierre Poilievre is set to win the Conservative leadership race in Canada. He's saying all the right things, but so did the last two leaders. Will he be a big disappointment once he's the leader?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:15 pm, SabreMike Carroll wrote:
Andrew, have a question regarding the ArriveCa app: how exactly does this work for crossing a land border and how does it work for someone like myself who the second I cross the Peace Bridge no longer has cell phone service? I want to see my beloved Ticats and Forge FC but it feels like all the hoops I have to jump through just make it not worth the aggravation (not to mention I believe the crazy mask mandates are still in place). Just got your book today and look forward to checking it out!
On August 5, 2022 at 3:20 pm, Geezer wrote:
Hi Andrew did you see Trudeau maskless and on a private plane in Costa Rica? When will this charade ever end?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:21 pm, Elisa Angel wrote:
Andrew, What do Canadians think of Trudeau flying to Costa Rica on their dime? And what do they think of his not wearing a mask when he tells others to? Is Trudeau at all well-liked by Canadians?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:21 pm, Joan wrote:
Hi Andrew -
China is now saying they will stop discussing climate change and anti-drug efforts with the US because of Pelosi's visit to Tawain. Will the climate zealots double down on their efforts for the US to save the planet even though China is one of the biggest polluters? How will we stop the flow of fentanyl into the US which is causing overdoses? They are putting us where they want us without talking to us. No effort, all results.
On August 5, 2022 at 3:25 pm, Katie B. wrote:
What do you think of Alex Jones' lawyer "accidentally" turning over all his cell phone records?
Mark has mentioned you have practiced law in the United States on occasion. Do you think this is a case of malpractice?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:30 pm, Elisa Angel wrote:
Andrew, You say you are a Libertarian. Explain what you mean or define libertarian for us. The Libertarian Party Platform in the USA is sheer lunacy. Are you saying libertarian or Libertarian? Capital L or lowercase l?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:34 pm, Benny Jensen wrote:
Andrew do you really think Joe Biden has Covid again, or is this a prelude to Kamala taking over?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:35 pm, eaglepatriotminuteman1776 wrote:
Please disregard my previous question for this edited version, as I became incensed writing the first one and made several mistakes.
Let me tell you all the story of how we got to Texas from Kiev.
On February 24th, we left Kiev and stayed at our summer house until mid-March. From there, we drove to Laren, Holland via Lvov and Linz. All-in-all, it was a week-long journey.
But that was the easy part! Our next several months were bureaucratic and transportation hell courtesy of the US State Department and the German rail system.
For my wife to get a green card, we had to go to Frankfurt two separate times. No, you can't submit an application and do the interview with the person to whom you gave it. That's too simple for the bloody state department. You have to make two journeys so you can meet a different bureaucrat.
And in the end, they couldn't be bothered to send my wife's passport by mail. We had to go to Frankfurt a third damned time to pick the thing up from the lazy and incompetent bastards.
Also, you're right about what you say regarding service employees. No Germans work as waiters. Instead, it's Muslims and Slavs catering to German geriatrics
The only German I met who did any actual work at a restaurant barked at me for not wearing a mask like he was some SS panzer commander on the Eastern Front. "Wear your mask!!!" he roared. "That's an order from the authorities!!!" To which I replied, "Of course. Germans never question orders, do they?" That put some color in his pasty Kraut face.
When the time came to go to the US, we flew out of Frankfurt because the Amsterdam airport can't get flights out on schedule, thanks to the Chi-Com virus. To get from Laren to Frankfurt by train, we had to switch trains five times because of constant cancellations and breakdowns. The pleasant young Turkish woman we teamed up with to get to Frankfurt said the German rail service is crap even in the best of times. I guess the Germans can only run the trains on time when they're genocidal.
And in the end, some bloody German Lufthansa desk clerk tried to refuse us entry to the terminal because we are the dirty unwashed unvaccinated.
Getting from Laren to Frankfurt was more difficult than getting out of Kiev on invasion day or driving across Europe.
Why? Because nothing works anymore. The "experts" screwed it up with their lockdowns. I look forward to the day Russia incinerates Washington, Londonstan, and Brussels. Time to
On August 5, 2022 at 3:37 pm, Nicola Timmerman wrote:
Don't you think former Quebec premier Jean Charest Conservative party leadership candidate looked a lot like long ago PM John Diefenbaker with his shaking jowels? And why would anyone vote for a candidate who won't commit to run to be an M.P. if he doesn't win the leadership?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:40 pm, Alex J. wrote:
Hi Andrew - I pre ordered your fantastic book on Amazon and finally received it just last week.
Did the publisher not print enough books? Did they not anticipate how popular your book would be?
Or is there something more nefarious going on at Amazon? I wouldn't put it past that Bezos Bozo.
p.s. I live in New York.
On August 5, 2022 at 3:44 pm, Gary Alexander wrote:
(For today's Q&A) I'm pretty upset about the tax code sneaking through Congress. Biden promised not to tax those of us earning under $400k (and small business and now he's doing both). Moreover, there are "riders" taxing corporate buybacks and other shareholder-friendly moves I won't bore you with. The bottom line is that I am about to warn my children and grand kids (who mostly voted for Biden) that I will now have to cut off their generous birthday and Christmas cash gifts due to rising taxes. Think they'll catch the cause-and-effect logic?
P.S. In music, happy 96th birthday to Tony Bennett this week. May his golden tones live forever. After your show, I will be on the air celebrating Mr. Benedetto and other disciples of the Great American Songbook (on www.KLOI.org, streaming audio, 2-6 pm PDT)
On August 5, 2022 at 3:47 pm, David wrote:
Hi Andrew, greetings from an ex-Londoner (Ontario that is). Could you give a prediction on who you think will finally end up as the leader of the Conservative Party, and secondly, as good small "c" conservatives, what laws do you think they will roll back if and when the Conservatives take control of the next Federal Parliament?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:50 pm, Michael Cavino wrote:
If China invades and seizes Taiwan, how soon will it be before the Mammy Singer PM in Canada officially recognizes the "reunified" China with a friendly greeting to Chairman Xi?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:55 pm, Tony Allwright wrote:
Hi Mark, Hi Andrew,
First of all, thank you for including the date in your time-recitation at the start of your Q&As. Mark remarked a week ago that I am probably the only person on the planet who values this little piece of extra information, but I do, and am grateful.
Once again, my question is not a question, it is a request!
Can you PLEASE invite energy expert and philosopher Alex Epstein on your show to talk about the anti-human madness that is the Zero-Carbon fantasy. No-one is more articulate than Epstein in explaining how the fossil fuels, which the hated CO2 generate as a mere side effect, are probably the single greatest boon for mankind in all history.
In no other field of study, do researchers concentrate exclusively on a negative side-effect of a phenomenon to the complete exclusion of all positive aspects. It is like curing the curse of sudden hair-loss by banning life-saving chemotherapy.
UK audiences in particular need, for their own sakes to get to know Mr Epstein, and your fabulous, ground-breaking show is no better vehicle.
He has written two mind-blowing books, "The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels" and just this year "Fossil Future".
You can reach him at [email protected] or on Twitter at @AlexEpstein.
Looking forward to your interview!
First Week Member
On August 5, 2022 at 3:58 pm, Andrea Diamond wrote:
Who do you think will win the Conservative leadership race up in Canada?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:59 pm, Eric Dale wrote:
Do you believe a private business is truly private if it simply institutes through its human resources department what the government legally cannot? Isn't there a point where the public/private distinction breaks down?
On August 5, 2022 at 3:59 pm, Michelle Dulak wrote:
Have you heard any news at all about the gender/sex ratio of the KS vote? This would seem, er, an extremely important and practically obligatory fact, but I haven't seen any signs of it at all. My only guess is that the male/female ratio isn't as lopsided as one is prompted to believe. What other cause can you guess?