Episode Number: 1001
Episode Guest: Mike Baker
Original Airdate: August 21, 2017
Episode Sponsors: Squarespace, Onnit, Stamps.com
Guest Bio: Mike Baker is a former CIA covert operations officer. Currently he is the president of Diligence LLC, a global intelligence and security firm.
Topics Discussed: Trump looking at the eclipse; eclipse talk; dopey hippies; Seattle taxes; more talk about taxes; being financially comfortable; wealth; waterfront real estate; Hamptons’ most expensive home; The Big Lebowski movie; fishing in Alaska; climate change; Canada’s polar bear population; Alaska talk; talking about fishing in Alaska; bear sits next to guy video; An Inconvenient Truth movie; An Inconvenient Sequel movie; Bill Nye on Tucker Carlson video; Bill Nye on sexuality and gender video; people who change their thoughts and positions; problems in science today; saving the planet; hemp plastic; Joe talks about William Randolph Hearst and marijuana again; Reefer Madness movie; Citizen Kane movie; the JFK assassination Zapruder film shown on TV for the first time video; CIA doubts the official story of JFK’s murder; John F. Kennedy conspiracy theory talk; people like to talk and secrets are never kept; DB Cooper; Joe shoots a hard drive video; single-bullet/magic bullet theory; DB Cooper parachute possibly found; more DB Cooper talk; (1:00:00) Trump talk; peaceful demonstrations are needed; violent protests are never the answer; Joe and Mike didn’t vote for anyone; Hillary Clinton talk; Clinton Foundation; Mike talks about meeting Bill Clinton; Trump’s new 28-year-old communications director; we need a council of elders rather than a president; the founding of America; where will we be in 200 years; are our lives too easy today; talk about kids’ sports today and not keeping score; being honest with your kids; you are not your accomplishments; you won’t learn shit if you lie to yourself; people are afraid of saying something offensive; we’re trying to Nerf the world; interrogation training; talk about interrogating people; giving people ecstasy during interrogations; Joe talks about the hangover after doing ecstasy; turkey hangover is a myth; people are tired of politics; worst case scenario about the future; Dennis Rodman; Bad As I Wanna Be book; assisted suicide; Idaho talk; most cops are good; cops killed during routine traffic stops; you have to comply to what the police are asking of you; private contractors in Afghanistan; Erik Prince; resurgence of Taliban; more troops aren’t the answer; Trump sending 4,000 more troops to Afghanistan; (2:00:00) what is the objective in Afghanistan; Moammar Gaddhafi death; Vietnam war; what Mike would do about Afghanistan; would the US support the Taliban in fighting ISIS; nothing can be done to bring world peace; potential global war; progress is incredibly slow; bubonic plague found in Arizona on fleas; pocket squares; Guy Ritchie; Madonna’s British accent; transracial people; Rachel Dolezal; Shaun King; Rachel Dolezal changes name to Nkechi Amare Diallo; cultural appropriation talk; Native Americans and casinos; Native American reservations and poverty; hunting kangaroos in Australia; feral cats in Australia; cats kill billions of animals annually; bears and wildlife in Idaho; Yellowstone National Park; The Big Burn book; stopping forest fires in the past; wolves and bears in Idaho; kids are never bored today; lack of creativity; calling women broads and dames; derogatory names for men; fucc boi; stenographers; Swimming in the Steno Pool book; Kingsman movie; General Mattis quotes; more Trump and Afghanistan talk; government wants IP addresses of those who visited anti-Trump websites; will Trump make it four years as president; Trump needs to stop tweeting and insulting people; more Trump talk; North Korea talk; Scott Adams; China and North Korea.
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