On October 14, 2022 at 3:01 pm, Eric Dale wrote:
Mark, seeing that you're a multimillionaire, according to Stop the Oil guy, how about lending a few bucks to me? Maybe I won't bring Lulu or wave my constitution so much.
On the more serious note, if there is such abundant and cheap clean energy, why is Stop the Oil out lobbying rather than building the energy company that puts the oil companies out of business? Quite frankly, if Germany could power itself on tidal and wind energy, why would it or any other country even deal with Russia at all? Why would the rest of us even deal with Saudi Arabia or Venezuela or Iran?
On October 14, 2022 at 3:02 pm, Tom Lewis wrote:
for Q & A: Hi Mark, Thanks for GB News talking about things that REALLY matter. Would you venture a guess as to a possible outcomes of Ukraine vs. Putin?? I know it's a stretch, but you're the best prognosticator
I know. The proof: I read America Alone in 2006!
On October 14, 2022 at 3:02 pm, Timothy McDonnell wrote:
I am sorry to say but I think your interview with the pathetic Alex De Koning of Stop Oil Now missed the mark. The great thing about your show is that you budget the time of your show in order to deep dive into important subjects. However, debating doesn't always show well on camera.
People like Mr. De Koning have absolutely no understanding of history. He's 24. For the past 12 years he's heard nothing but, "Climate Change." He is completely unaware of the fact that people in Britain have died from heat related problems for decades. Virtually no one in Britain had air conditioning in their homes or offices before 1970. For most people, they just toughed it out for the 5 days of the year when the heat was excessive. All this has happened before. The reason people died this year is that Britain now has a large number of elderly who have been able to live for a long time due to the advances in medicine and technology over the last 100 years. Without those advances, the vast majority of the people that died this year from excessive heat would have never reached their advanced age. They would never have died of heat stroke. Most would have died many years before of a stroke, or a heart attack, or an infection of some sort, or cancer, or tobacco use, or the accumulated effects that come with chronic pain from a lifetime of work without the benefits of modern transportation and labor-saving equipment.
But to think this way one has to understand calculus, the study of change over time. But Mr. De Koning is 24 and he doesn't understand the passage of time. All he knows is today and as you say, "Permanence is the illusion of every age."
So, I think you would have been better served by not debating him, but instead simply asking him open ended questions. Let him pontificate on all kinds of subjects. Get him on the record. Ask follow-up questions to flesh his ideas out. By doing that, other media may start asking more questions. Instead, all we got to see was a clueless 24-year-old call you a racist for not wanting to move Somalia to Great Britain. Will you consider doing this instead?
By doing that, other media may start asking more questions. Instead, all we got to see was a clueless 24-year-old call you a racist for not wanting to move Somalia to Great Britain. Will you consider doing this instead?
On October 14, 2022 at 3:02 pm, Scott Schertzer wrote:
It is plainly obvious that the elite all through the west are purposefully grinding our civilization into dust. What I don't understand is why they think that they will be immune to the resulting calamity. Their money and status might shield them for a time, but eventually the lights will go out for them as well. Why do they not see that this will not end well for them?
On October 14, 2022 at 3:14 pm, John Frey wrote:
Mark - Q & A -- just saw a Twitter post saying a British newspaper just set up a live-stream video of a photo of PM L.T. next to a head of lettuce on a table. Object is to see which one lasts longer. Your bet?
On October 14, 2022 at 3:14 pm, Mr. J wrote:
The cultural vandalism of Just Stop Oil is a disturbing show of what unbridled righteous fanaticism is capable of. Whatever one may think of their core beliefs their tactics will only get themselves pegged as obnoxious loonies. A scary thought pops up- When will Green zealots graduate to the terrorist ways of the Jihadists? Not out of the realm of possibility.
On October 14, 2022 at 3:15 pm, Maynard G Krebs wrote:
Is it now OK for we downtrodden "otherized" people to start calling the other side by the same kind of loaded names they use for us? Like physics-denier for net zero types, fraud-denier for people who insist that 2020 was the cleanest election EVAH, immunology-denier for big fans of the jab. And how about a label for those sad agoraphobic people who are nostalgic for the good old days of lockdowns, clinging to their masks, boosters and social distancing? How about homo-sapien-phobes?
On October 14, 2022 at 3:23 pm, SIMON ARNOLD wrote:
Are Stop Oil Now, slowly becoming terrorist, are the MSM giving them too much coverage.
On October 14, 2022 at 3:23 pm, Robert Stewart wrote:
Mark, I'm sure you are on top of this. Durham has been interrogating the FBI paymaster (Kevin Helson) for the fellow (Igor Danchenko) who reported the bar conversations that provided the foundation for the Stelle report. Looks like Durham will lose this one also. Helson is standing proud for his dispensations to keep Danchenko quiet. Durham must be shocked, Shocked!, that such things went on in our governent. But he doesn't seem to be able to grapple with the underlying reality.
On October 14, 2022 at 3:24 pm, Richard McQuaid wrote:
Mark, please comment on the latest developments in the Durham investigation, and for the love all things good and holy, don't forget to include the musical introduction!
On October 14, 2022 at 3:32 pm, Veronica L wrote:
How much of the US financing of the war in Ukraine is about maintaining the unipolar world, the 'rules-based order' as they call it, the point being to prop up the US dollar as the reserve currency? Without that, the US would be revealed as bankrupt very quickly and the decline for them would be precipitous. Russia and China clearly want to move to a multipolar world and operate outside the strictures of the US dollar. In the end, does this whole conflict come down to money and who controls it? Cheers, and is there any chance of 'Tales For Our Time' making a comeback soon?
On October 14, 2022 at 3:33 pm, Tim Boggs aka Midwestern Tim wrote:
In C.S. Lewis's novel That Hideous Strength a revived Merlin ransacks the leaders of the N.I.C.E. with the help of some bigger lab rat animals the N.I.C.E held captive. Considering that scene-as satisfying as it is, what resurrected character of a bygone era leads the attack on the villains of the WEF and E.U.? Once they are done romping through Europe do they board a boat for the States where they then take out the current cabal of leaders of the free world?
Who really does emerge from the darkness to destroy the forces hell bent on destroying the West?
On October 14, 2022 at 3:41 pm, Drew Weber wrote:
A report from a major consulting firm states the obvious; wind and solar cannot be relied upon to provide "net zero" electricity production. An example cited is from 2019, before the war in Ukraine, when energy shortages in Europe were due in part to months of historically low wind speeds. The solution? Nuclear fusion! A technology touted since the 1950's as a holy grail, but stubbornly impractical. Ridding the world of fossil fuels by 2050 is a fool's errand. Impracticalities are real and severe. We'll continue hear more promises about fusion and other futuristic "solutions" so that citizens do not conclude that the real end game involves downsizing living standards with less energy. Your thoughts?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:12 pm, Wanda Sherratt wrote:
During your time at The Spectator and National Review, did you ever meet Radek Sikorski? And was he a fire-breathing warmonger back then? I mostly remember a series of essays he wrote as he restored a dilapidated Polish country house, which gave me the impression of a man who valued conservation and restoration. It was a shock to read his giggling tweets about the attacks on the Nordstream pipelines and the Crimean bridge.
On October 14, 2022 at 4:14 pm, Paul Bohme wrote:
I know you said you would not be commenting on the UK political scene but I wonder if that has changed in view of this afternoon's development, the sacking and replacement of her chancellor with Jeremy Hunt.
This has got to be the final nail in the coffin of the current government.
As you have often pointed out we haven't had a Conservative government since Margaret Thatcher and the Labour Party too has completely lost its identity.
My question is are we about to witness the advent of some new political party groupings based on beliefs rather than constant compromise to appease powerful lobby groups? I would like to think so but everything seems stacked against this ever happening.
On October 14, 2022 at 4:14 pm, Suzanne Reny wrote:
Thank you for keeping up with the business of free speech, Mark! Your comment about how our governing class, not to mention us, are being run as "garbage soap operas" made me realize the reason why I've become addicted to real (British) soap operas, it's better than reality these days.
On October 14, 2022 at 4:14 pm, Joe Patterson wrote:
Have a friend who works for a electric utility who recently told me that it would require over 60 square mile of solar panels to replace their coal fired power plant. I thought of that when listening to your interview on GB news with that greenie and how ignorant they are of reality. Keep on "em. Enjoy being a member of the Club and watching your GB news show.
On October 14, 2022 at 4:14 pm, Jan Schiebout (She - bowt) wrote:
With nukes poised to take out most of humanity, and California set to enshrine infanticide and child murder in Proposition 1, I'm longing for a Tale for Our Time. Any plans to tee one up, even if it's a cherished repeat?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:14 pm, David P wrote:
You mentioned a few weeks ago that because the Americans are so hopeless at fighting wars (can't argue with this) - that they should be staying home and not getting involved in any foreign conflict. Which was a big call that seemed to pass without much discussion.
Can you please elaborate - how should the western countries be protecting ourselves when the US is sitting on the sidelines? What do you recommend to deal with the threat of China? First step is Taiwan but would they really stop there if the US was out of the game entirely?
Btw any Steyn Mann updates?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:14 pm, SIMON ARNOLD wrote:
Would the NHS in England work better if it were more like the US Heathcare system, people seem to fear the US model of healthcare with no understanding of it.
On October 14, 2022 at 4:14 pm, Mark Wallbrown wrote:
There are two types of climate change zealots. Most are just ignorant. They have never heard of the roman warm period followed by the dark age cooling then the midieval warm period followed by the little ice age, now followed by this current warm period. Let alone the core ice samples and sea samples that provide evidence. Like most things in nature it is cyclical. Then there are hate the west marxist's which I fear describes Alex.
The west is only 15% of the world population and the other 85% are not playing the global warming game. China and India are 40% of the world population and every month 6 new coal fired power plants go online in those countries. If Alex cared about the environment and human life, he would be gluing himself to the great wall of China or the Taj Mahal. I think he is a coward who will just kick his own civilization while it is down, and stead of taking on the real problems.
Mark from NC US
On October 14, 2022 at 4:14 pm, Walt Trimmer wrote:
According to a Pew Poll, 53% of Liberal White Women are mentally ill. Does this square with your experience?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, Penns Woods wrote:
Mark... any thoughts on the possible Trump testimony before the hangman's commission? Will he do it? And how will he present himself?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, Michael Trueblood wrote:
Thank you for your comment. I'm looking for the "like" button.
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, JON FACCI wrote:
It seems the strategy of the left has been to push the right into defending their values through violence. The left will push this strategy until they get the pushback they wish. They staged the violent outrage on January 6, 2021. I believe there is a red wave coming in the U.S., yet I'm curious as to what the left will use as their dyke. Nuclear war, violent rioting, lockdowns? What is your bet?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, AlyM wrote:
Is what we witnessing today in terms of globalism rum amok and unelected, undemocratic entities like the WHO and WEF having so much influence on our daily lives the fault of President Woodrow Wilson? After all, he helped organize the League of Nations, precursor to the United Nations, and he seemed to view nation states and nationalism as a terrible thing because of WWI. Was he the first globalist?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, Jo McInerney wrote:
You gotta love the morons who glue themselves to paintings by the masters and along come the grocery climate changers throwing milk around like some major point to be made! Yet, they haven't got a brain cell left to realize that they're using glue, made from petrochemicals to hold them firm against a frame, and leave the plastic bottles all over the place which hold the milk and are made from - drum roll -- petrochemicals. You gotta love the idiocy of the left! And then we have the biggest moron of all, besides Greta Thunberg, Joe Biden!! Yup, going after OPEC+ for anti-trust, and OPEC+ takes out Biden by decoupling from the dollar! What is wrong with these people, smelling too much glue? Mixing their milk with peroxide to clean their teeth? And Biden thinking a fist bump was a treaty with Saudi Arabia?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, Hart wrote:
Mark, Being mindful, as well as a bit fearful, of the upcoming mid-terms, I firmly agree with you that election balloting in the U.S. should be only conducted on paper ballots....never on an electronic device. But, we Americans have always been suckers for new, shiny gadgets that purport to facilitate efficiencies. Just as pernicious, though, are the obnoxious, seemingly never-ending campaigns that start at least a year in advance of the election, as well as a system of fluid and arcane campaign finance laws that nevertheless allow donations (a.k.a., "payouts") to local election commissions as well as campaign-donation money-laundering through third-parties, such as NGOs and consultants. Coupled with the quid pro quo legal bribery promoted by our rapacious system of lobbying, and it is difficult for me to believe that fair elections CAN exist in this country. All of my life I've heard Republicans vigorously proclaim that "....money is free speech!" Now, I might seem a bit "Bolshie" in my attitude, but I've always felt a certain discomfort with this tired adage, especially in the context of election campaigning. Does a similar system of campaigning and campaign financing exist in other countries? Or are we Americans uniquely "American" in this madness? There must be a better way.
P.S. - With GB News's continuing dynamic success, are there any plans to open up a U.S.-based bureau....or does one already exist in the wilds of New Hampshire? I can happily imagine either you or John Cleese as GBN's White House correspondent....think about it....
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, Andy wrote:
Will any major central bank ever refuse to print the money required to fund power-drunk legislatures' hyper-inflationary spending and force them to get the money directly from the taxpayers and/or at least go back to borrowing legitimately with Treasury bonds? Weimar Germany was the extreme example but most of the rest of the world, then as now, seems to be competing to outpace US monetary and fiscal folly.
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, Robert Bridges wrote:
Is the UK in for turnstile governments like Italy going forward into that not good night?
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, George Pereira wrote:
The RED WAVE is coming! (Where is my fainting couch?)
Does anyone really think anything is going to change?
Every time Rand Paul looks mean at Dr.Josef Mengele we are all supposed to get a case of the vapors. He says nothing to or about the even more evil Dr. Herta Oberheuser.
Here's my prediction Rand Paul will be as useless as Trey Gaudy except he has better hair and a different accent.
Just to be fair every other republican is just as useless. There a J6 political prisoner in solitary, beaten so badly he's lost an eye and receiving no medical attention, that agrees with me.
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, kathy waring wrote:
Greetings, Mr. Steyn, from crime ravaged Philadelphia! I'm too discouraged to put up a political question. Given music is my first love and having just enjoyed a beautiful rendition of "You Go to My Head" sung by Keely Smith - I followed with a compilation of Judy Garland singing the same song multiple times ....all upbeat. I respect your music sensitivity! What is your preference for the style with which artists sing a great song? By the way...in this world ...YOU go to my head. Thanks for your insights! Kathy
On October 14, 2022 at 4:15 pm, George Pazin wrote:
Hi Mark -
I'd love to hear your thoughts on the latest developments in......
THE DURHAM REPORT!!!!! THE DURHAM REPORT!!!!! THE DURHAM REPORT!!!!!
Not really, we all know that and the Hunter Biden stuff is going nowhere.
In looking back, do you feel America Alone and The End of America were a bit too optimistic?
Keep up the great work on GBNews, love listening to the show every day.