The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 1156 with Jimmy Dore

Episode Number: 1156
Episode Guest: Jimmy Dore
Original Airdate: August 9, 2018
Episode Sponsors: MasterClass, Rocket Mortgage, Mile 22

Guest Bio: Jimmy Dore is a stand-up comedian, political commentator, and host of The Jimmy Dore Show, available on YouTube and Apple Podcasts.

Topics Discussed: Jimmy heard Henry Rollins on Joe’s podcast talk about Vladimir Putin; Russian hysteria; America is helping Saudi Arabia commit genocide in Yemen; is Putin a war criminal; Jimmy thinks America is trying to assassinate Julian Assange; Gaddafi death video; Jimmy hit a dog with his car and thinks he has PTSD from it; war and experiencing death; Jimmy is anti-war; RT compared to American news outlets; Al Sharpton; Brian Williams; Hillary Clinton called out by Sinbad for lying about being shot at; Jimmy wants Trump to be friends with Putin; all politicians are bad guys; William Binney; more talk about war and the middle east; Jimmy says he’s not a conspiracy theorist, but rather he tells the truth about the war; Trump is corrupt; America is inflating Putin’s power; voting and the electoral system; voter shaming; protest voting; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez; the reluctance to admit that both the left and the right are corrupt; voter integrity; multiple choice voting; Bernie Sanders talk; it’s hard to start a third political party; unelected spies don’t run our foreign policy; Dick Cheney’s Halliburton; Alex Jones banned from many social media and media streaming services; the government tells Facebook what to do; Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to congress; Zuckerberg sipping water compilation video; The Social Network movie; “Beware the Slippery Slope of Facebook Censorship” article by Matt Taibbi; “Protect and Serve Act” would make the police a protected class; “hate speech” is a bad description; the antidote to bad speech is not censorship, it’s more speech; where Americans get their news from; we need to treat monopolies such as Facebook and Google like public utilities; more Alex Jones talk; World News Daily; Alex Jones’ claims that Sandy Hook didn’t happen; Alex Jones rants as an indie folk song video(1:00:00) Streisand effect; the internet as a public utility; what is so scary to people about Alex Jones; more ranting about censorship; corporations like Google and Facebook are an extension of the government; Julian Assange; “God bless the ‘deep state'” article; half the population of the richest country in the world is poor or low income; what should Google do when people complain about someone like Alex Jones; politicians are more interested in using the power of Google, Facebook etc. than curtailing it; it’s dangerous to silence people who can’t defend themselves; “hate speech” should be clearly defined; Facebook flagged Declaration of Independance as hate speech; more talk about the banning of Alex Jones and how Facebook, Google, etc. should be a public utility; black lives matter and hate speech; more talk about Alex Jones and some of his conspiracy theories; Joe talks about Alex Jones when he first met him in 1998; Alex Jones’ 9/11: The Road to Tyranny documentary; Alex Jones isn’t always wrong; Alex Jones cried about airstrikes on Syria; Joe had Alex on the podcast to show people what he’s really like; conspiracies thought to be about the government wanting to take guns away; gun control talk; comic gets vistited by homeland security after joking that people should kill ICE agents; talk about Joe’s podcast being free and when it grew in popularity; Joe doesn’t know why more people aren’t concerned with Alex Jones being banned; more talk about what gets labeled as “hate speech”; James Damore’s Google memo; biology could be a factor that leads people to certain professions; how Harvard discriminates against Asian Americans; more talk about how large media companies need to be treated as public utilities; Les Moonves sexual sexual harassment allegations; George Takei sexual assault allegations; Jimmy tells a story from his childhood about a priest who was touchy with young boys; you can only laugh about child molestation if it happened to you; the story about the priest continues; Deliver Us from Evil documentary; why doesn’t the FBI infiltrate the Catholic church; Joe talks about going to Catholic school as a child; priests were like rock stars in the past; Joe knew a gay kid who wanted to become a priest; Jimmy had two friends who wanted to become priests; Jimmy goes to church; Joe was protested by the Westboro Baptist Church; Joe considers himself agnostic; people want to discredit others today; people aren’t thinking critically or rationally today; news today differs depending on the source; Shep Smith vs. Sean Hannity video; Alan Colmes; Shep Smith shuts down Sean Hannity’s lies and propaganda video; Sean Hannity bashing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez(2:00:00) socialism doesn’t scare people anymore; guys in Europe wear tight pants; health care in Norway; democrats have nothing to offer anyone; will Trump get through his presidency without going to jail; the way to oppose Trump is by offering something else; what president has ever done what they say they’re going to do; democracy isn’t based on trust, it’s based on mistrust; talk about promises that Obama didn’t keep; the democrats lost to a game show host; it’s confusing to Joe that Hillary Clinton might run for president again; journalists in the United States don’t do real journalism; Julian Assange sexual assault allegations; The Post movie; Jimmy was just offered a television show; he was close to killing himself but is happy he didn’t because he’s now doing what he wanted to do; Jimmy talks about performing in Chicago; True Story book; Bill Maher talk; Bernie Sanders is making a mistake by not creating a third party; Joe talks about performing in Chicago and realizing how popular his podcast was; their popularity came when they weren’t trying so hard to achieve success; the audience at Jimmy’s shows is diverse.


Books Mentioned

These are the books that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

True Story: A Novel
Bill Maher - Simon & Schuster - Kindle Edition - Edition no. 0 (05/11/2010)

Last update on 2018-09-20. The above items contain Amazon affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on them. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API.


Movies Mentioned

These are the movies that were mentioned and/or recommended during this episode:

The Social Network
Columbia Pictures (01/03/2011) - Prime Video, PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned) - Running time: 120 minutes - Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake, Armie Hammer, Andrew Garfield, Rashida Jones
Available on Amazon Video
Deliver Us from Evil
Lionsgate (05/08/2007) - Prime Video, Unrated (Not Rated) - Running time: 103 minutes - Thomas Doyle, Oliver O'Grady
Available on Amazon Video
The Post
20th Century Fox (01/12/2018) - Prime Video, PG-13 (Parents Strongly Cautioned) - Running time: 115 minutes - Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts
Available on Amazon Video

Last update on 2018-09-20. The above items contain Amazon affiliate links and I will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on them. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API.


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