TOPIC: Bonfire of the Vanities. The return of politics becomes obvious to everyone when the third presidential debate turns nasty, as does the Al Smith dinner the next night.
Here are some links to stories and items mentioned in the podcast:
Youtube, CBS, Oct. 19, 2016: Watch Live: The Final Presidential Debate
Youtube, Oct. 20, 2016: 2016 Al Smith Dinner (Full) | The New York Times
CBS, Oct. 20, 2016: Clinton, Trump try awkward humor at Al Smith Dinner
Amazon.com: The Bonfire of the Vanities by Tom Wolfe
Steve Sailer in VDARE, Nov. 10, 2014: Core Vs. Fringe, Cont’d: Media Starts To Catch Up On Sailer Strategy
Fox News, Sep. 23, 2016: Enthusiasm Gap? Clinton addressing modest crowds, as Trump rallies big halls
Bloomberg, Oct. 22, 2016: Trump Would Block AT&T-Time Warner Deal in Media Crackdown
Time, Oct. 23, 2016: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton Skeptical Of AT&T, Time Warner Merger
The Guardian, Oct. 24, 2016: AT&T and Time Warner shares fall as investors’ doubts over merger grow
The Independent, Oct. 24, 2016: Presidential election 2016: Hillary Clinton soars to double-digit lead over Donald Trump in new poll
Washington Mockingbird, Oct. 24, 2016: Why this Facebook co-founder is donating big money to Hillary Clinton
BuzzFeed, Oct. 8, 2015: What Happened To The $100 Million Mark Zuckerberg Gave To Newark Schools?
Conservapedia: A Choice Not An Echo
My Posting Career, Oct. 23, 2016: Womb Raider post describing his experience at a Trump rally
Daily Caller, Oct. 12, 2016: Trump Crowd Chants ‘CNN Sucks’ Yet Again
Washington Mockingbird, Oct. 24, 2016: The ugly history of ‘Lügenpresse,’ a Nazi slur shouted at a Trump rally
LA Times: ‘Impeach Earl Warren’
New York Post, Oct. 25, 2016: What did Obama know about Hillary’s private email server?
Breitbart, Oct. 23, 2016: Trump’s Gettysburg Address: I Will ‘Restore Security and the Constitutional Rule of Law’
Project Gutenberg: The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli
Infogalactic: Bully pulpit
Youtube playlist: Adam Curtis Documentaries
Multinational Monitor, Jun. 1997: The China Lobbys Campaign for Two-Way Trade with China
Forbes, Dec. 1, 2013: Henry Kissinger Says American Decline Is A Myth: What Are You Smokin’, Dude?
Wikipedia: Jack Abramoff
CNN, Aug. 8, 2015: Donald Trump’s ‘blood’ comment about Megyn Kelly draws outrage
Youtube, Oct. 19, 2016: Megyn Kelly DESTROYS Donna Brazile FULL Interview 10/19/16
Youtube, Oct. 25, 2016: Newt Gingrich UNLOADS On Megyn Kelly Over Donald Trump: ‘You Are Fascinated with Sex!’
Infogalactic: Rupert Murdoch
Encyclopedia Britannica: Kim Campbell
Daily Caller, Oct. 18, 2016: Soros-Connected Company Has Provided Voting Technology In 16 States
Infogalactic: Mark Malloch Brown, Baron Malloch-Brown
James Simpson in WND, Dec. 10, 2012: Did Obama steal the 2012 election?
Youtube, Project Veritas Action, Oct. 18, 2016: Rigging the Election – Video II: Mass Voter Fraud
NBC News, Oct. 19, 2016: Trump Won’t Say He’ll Accept Election Results: ‘I Will Keep You In Suspense’
The Atlantic, Jun. 12, 2013: ‘Walking-Around Money’: How Machine Politics Works in America Today
NPR, Oct. 24, 2016: Elizabeth Warren Rallies ‘Nasty Women’ To Vote For Clinton
Steel’s best troll
Grace and Steel Twitter, Oct. 19, 2016: ‘As Michael Moore said, “I hope she did kill Vince Foster. That’s badass.” That should be on the back of the Tee’
Youtube, Project Veritas Action, Oct. 24, 2016: Rigging the Election – Video III: Creamer Confirms Hillary Clinton Was PERSONALLY Involved
Youtube, Project Veritas Action, Oct. 17, 2016: Rigging the Election – Video I: Clinton Campaign and DNC Incite Violence at Trump Rallies
Youtube, Project Veritas Action, Oct. 21, 2016: Hillary Clinton Ends Press Conference After She is Asked About Project Veritas Action Videos
Youtube, Jul. 20, 2015: Hillary Just Chillin’ In Cedar Rapids (with editorial comment at the end of the video)
IMDb: The Thick of It
Anna Keller in Foward, Oct. 21, 2016: How Do I Explain My Trump Nazi Nightmare to My Mexican American Daughter?