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Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Friends, that's right: I said "Gas Attack!" No, your Uncle Earl didn't just eat a whole can of baked beans. I'm talking about chemical weapons -- or rather, Brian and I discuss the rights and wrongs of chemical warfare in this week's Newsmaker Show. But that's not all! Historically speaking, Brian and I also cover Nixon's opening to China circa 1972, the legitimacy (or lack thereof) of the McCarthy hearings and the Red Scare in the 1950s, Hitler's gradual realization that the war was lost in April 1945, and more.
In terms of current events, Brian and I talk about changing attitudes towards China, in light of China's key role in facilitating the global spread of the coronavirus. We also contemplate the morality and legality of the extreme measures now being undertaken to combat the pandemic, and the potential for any future vaccine to become mandatory. President Trump's bold decision to suspend all immigration also comes under our penetrating gaze.
All in all, it's a great show, engorged with eloquence and reverberating with relevancy! Don't miss it.
And here's a very compelling analysis of our COVID-19 predicament: