The Wrighter’s Block Episode 43 – Demetrius Minor Gets Wrighter’s Block

The Wrighter's Block



About This Episode


Demetrius Minor of AFP and Project 21, and author of Preservation and Purpose: The Making of a Young Millennial and a Manifesto for Faith, Family, and Politics joins Matt to discuss campus free speech, communicating a conservative mindset to the black community, and the impending Hurricane Dorian.

Buy Demetruis’s book at: https://www.amazon.com/Preservation-Purpose-Millennial-Manifesto-Politics/dp/193945428X

Thanks to the Narcissist Cookbook for the music, and Don and Sally for giving me birth.


Episode Transcript

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I am swinging from a seven story window

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throwing pies and attend my 7:02

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convinced all that world I don’t need

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anybody’s help

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swimming to save me out a lonely

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dragging dead

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I’ll try to use your body as a life raft

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cuz if there’s room enough for one there

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must be a foot too

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in places broadcast the evening news I

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will be

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don’t bother swimming and to save me I

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will only track it

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don’t bother sweater to save me I will

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only write that one myself it’s a

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standard for the legs I’ll go to

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convince all that world I don’t need

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anybody’s

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all right put down your pants put down

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your pencils step away from your

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keyboard settle in for this week’s

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episode of the writer’s block

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first and foremost allow me to thank Tom

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and Sally right for giving birth to me

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because without them none of this would

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be possible and to them I also apologize

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for letting them down every single day I

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would also like to thank the narcissus

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cookbook for allowing me to use their

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music on this and every episode of the

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writer’s block and a very special thank

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you to Matt masa flow from modern Asian

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kava for the kava that I am drinking

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today – all those above I say bula

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vinaka it’s interesting I actually had

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to make this kava myself right before

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the show I was mixing it really quickly

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today allow me to I would like to bring

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on my my next guest he is a member of

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the project 21 black Leadership Network

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he is a director of community engagement

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for Americans for Prosperity here in my

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home state of Florida and he is the

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author of the book preservation and

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purpose the making of a young millennial

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and a manifesto for faith family and

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politics and if that wasn’t enough he is

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also a preacher on the leadership team

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of Tampa life church ladies and

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gentlemen allow me to welcome demetrius

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minor on the show demetrius welcome on

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buddy I’ve been looking forward to this

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conversation I must say that was a very

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interesting and memorable theme songs

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and she started off with I’ve never

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heard that one before he definitely will

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be sticking in my memory bank yeah for

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the remainder of the evening so job well

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done

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apparently zoom has a gift for me right

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in the middle of my show oh yeah that

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guy his name is a Mack Johnston and one

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of one of our regular listeners a guy

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named Brian man I forgot Brian’s last

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name a guy named Brian I was living in

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Alaska last summer and Brian

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and sent me a video of this guy news I

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think he’d really like this song and I

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watched it and it’s a seven minute

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something called Courtney and it’s all

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about how Courtney Love killed Kurt

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Cobain and then about 3/4 of the way

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through the song he goes into this long

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like well-thought-out diatribe about how

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it’s easier to believe the conspiracy

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theory of Courtney kills coke Kurt

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Cobain as opposed to you know he was a

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guy who had drug addiction and

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depression dealt with paranoia all these

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different issues but it’s easier for us

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to believe that than to believe that one

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of our heroes one of our rock stars

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would actually kill himself and he goes

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into this long thing and then he closed

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it out by still saying but we all know

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Courtney Cole Cobain and and I why watch

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this video like a hundred times and I

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loved it and then I found the rest of

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his music and then I befriended him on

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Facebook like I followed his pages like

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hey man I love your album he was like

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thanks and we started talking he started

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watching my show and he’s like I like

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your show I disagree with you on

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everything but I like your show thanks

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you know I knew I was gonna disagree

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with you I’ve listened to your music and

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we just kind of became friends that way

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and I said hey can I use your music on

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my show he goes yeah absolutely I was

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like thanks man

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and Wow and he was pretty cool

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background yeah he was like as long as

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you don’t use a go trip you and I said

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well that’s the only one that’s like

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under five minutes long and it’s the

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only one that only has one curse word

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and it’s the last one and I always try

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to get rid of it and I never do so he

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was like okay I’ll use that one if you

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want and I was like great cuz that’s

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what I was doing

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I gotcha gotcha but ya know super nice

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guys supposedly got a new album coming

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out soon and I am looking forward to it

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because I loved everything he’s made of

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really we when you mentioned conspiracy

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theories I mean that’s sort of

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reflective of our culture as a whole

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mm-hm we we as a society we’re always

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talking about how we demand facts from

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our leaders from our media from from

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from journalists but yet it’s a

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conspiracy theory that brings about the

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intrigue I mean it’s it’s been going on

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since the beginning of time before you

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and I were born oh he’s in Kennedy is at

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the Kennedy assassination we’ll go with

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that one and then of course you know

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theories about 9/11 and you know to be

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relevant to music theory surrounding

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Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls

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right so we we love conspiracy because

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it gives us a different narrative to

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embrace to talk about it gives us

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somebody at something else that it gives

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us something else that we can focus on

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and that we can try to blame as opposed

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to whatever being just kind of pushed

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down our throats and many times I like I

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don’t believe the narrative that’s being

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pushed down our throats I think that

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there is all right what is it in every

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story there are three sides what one

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person said one side says what the other

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side says and what really happened and

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the narrative that we have pushed down

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our throats by the media’s what one side

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wants us to see and then there’s the

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other side that wants us to see a

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different side which because of the

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internet and things you’re starting to

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catch that side a little bit more and

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somewhere in between these two things is

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what’s really happening and it’s just

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all about what you believe in what you

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don’t believe and that creates more

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conspiracy theories oh oh Oprah Winfrey

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said something not long ago that I

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thought was captivating but also in very

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dangerous and she talked about sharing

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your truth and I’m like whoa there’s

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only the truth and so I I get sharing

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your your story your background your

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testimonial but when someone’s saying

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sharing your truth I mean it gives the

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inclination that you can distort the

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facts you can exaggerate the facts you

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could just lie yeah that could be your

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reality right but that doesn’t make it

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truth

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right because anything that’s opposite

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of truth there’s still a lot of still

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around occasion and so but but you know

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it’s a good sound bite oh yeah and

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people hatch torn to it but I do

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remember that

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your truth I’m like man that’s

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psychologically so so damaging is so

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dangerous because it’s a captivating

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soundbite and you know it it makes

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people go up into this emotional uproar

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but at the same time it allows us to

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easily negate facts and so that’s what

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conspiracy theories allow us to do

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absolutely I’m like when they say when

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Oprah says things like you know share

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your truth would you hear that a lot now

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and I’m certainly right Oprah’s probably

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the one who coined it I’m not gonna say

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definitely but if she didn’t coin it

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she’s the one that probably brought it

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to the mainstream and people were like

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share your truth but I was I was having

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a conversation with a friend of mine the

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other day and this will come as no shock

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to anybody who has watched a lot of the

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show I used to lie a lot like I used to

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like it I would just that was who I was

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when I was a kid did you want to be a

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lawyer you know I wanted to be a

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politician so I think that’s kind of

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where okay instead of yeah instead I

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started doing this and so there were

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things that like happened in my life

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that I’d lied about and I was like

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because I didn’t want people to find out

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about lied about and I have been telling

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those lies for so long I know they’re

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lies but I don’t know what really

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happened anymore so technically now it’s

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my truth but I know it’s a lie right all

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right so that’s why it’s like it’s

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dangerous to say no share your truth

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sure you’re what you see because like

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literally there are things in my life

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that I have been lying about for so long

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I don’t remember exactly what really

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happened and I own remember the lie well

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and that goes for many of us who live

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out a lie or we used to telling a

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certain version of the story that’s not

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true right that we become distant from

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reality it’s funny I know we’re kind of

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getting on topic here but I’ve been

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rewatching the OJ Simpson case recently

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not and not just that that trial but the

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interviews that OJ’s

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did ask right and so to where he has

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embraced a distorted view a distorted

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reality of what actually happened that I

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don’t I don’t think he could tell the

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truth if he wanted to because he’s been

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living a lie for supper so yeah for so

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long he’s been here so yeah once you

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start you once you start believing it

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and you start internalizing it it does

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it becomes a distort servation

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yeah towards everything alright Jim

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Snell says hey Demetrius Jim’s now good

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friend of mine from my church nice I’m

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glad he’s listening in ya have to make

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sure I said something smart now well

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you’re on with me so odds are you can be

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saying the smartest thing that’s on her

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today

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Spidey so um I came I came across you

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because of an email that I got from

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conservatives concerned about the death

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penalty and then I they were inviting me

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to an event in New Orleans I believe is

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where the event is and you’re gonna be

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one of the speakers there and I found

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out that you were local here you’re

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you’re a tampa you’re living here in

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Tampa in the Tampa area anyway and I was

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like oh he’s close to me you know you

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know he’s against the death penalty and

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then start looking anymore and I was

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really interested in project 21 and sure

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I knew that you you did work with on

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campus free speech correct I did yes

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absolutely as recently as last year okay

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so can let’s talk about that a little

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bit like so we’re sure we’re where did

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you go for this camp for your campus

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free speech activism sure so in January

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of 2018 I relocated to Florida from the

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state of Georgia and I came on board

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Americans for Prosperity as director of

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coalition’s and my immediate assignment

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upon moving here was to go to the State

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Capitol Florida which is Tallahassee and

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to lobby for the campus free expression

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what happened was we found that free

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speech rights were being violated all

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across the state what were happening in

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universities and campuses were that the

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outdoor areas of public universities and

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I say public universities because I do

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want to make the distinction between

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public universities that receive

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taxpayer money contrasting back to

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private university right so what was

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happening I’m just gonna take Florida

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State University that means there were

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multiple universities that were in

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violation of free speech rights but a

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university as prominent as Florida State

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University were prohibiting freedom of

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speech so they will have these very

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small designated free speech zones mat

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that were not visible to the student

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body so they have you tuckered away in a

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small corner of the campus and you know

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I’m sure you’ve been to Florida State

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University it’s a pretty vast campus

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right and they have in this area where

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it’s not visible to the student body

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and they’re having this designated zones

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and there you’ll be able to exercise

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your speech protest and say whatever it

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is that you feel compelled to say and we

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said that’s unconstitutional and we took

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it a step further and said you know the

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whole entire state of Florida is a free

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speech zone and so we we start to lobby

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for this bill that was brought forth and

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I want to give credit to representative

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Bob Rommel from Naples

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he was Naples area yep from the Naples

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area who decided to sponsor this

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legislation and then on the Senate side

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some of their max backs some of their

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backs was first name escapes me at the

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moment so anyways so we were our stance

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was

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every student should have the right to

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exercise their freedom of speech and

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Matt my stance was very simple freedom

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of speech is not agreeing with what’s

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being said it’s agreeing with the right

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to say it

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and so this whole ordeal during session

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was quite a sight to behold and what I

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mean by that is I remember testifying in

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front of the House Education Committee

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the House Judiciary Committee and in

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compelling them to embrace diversity of

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thought independent all free expression

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if you don’t like someone’s idea will

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present a better idea and this was also

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during the time where Richard Spencer

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was in the news for those who are not

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familiar with Richard Spencer the person

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who’s a part of the halt right

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the whites if you don’t know he had a

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haircut much like mine which has ruined

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this haircut but I refuses a little bit

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because I had it first so I am not

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getting rid of this haircut because of

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people like Richard Spencer well Matt

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you just got to get a trademark but this

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was during the time where Richard

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Spencer was in the news at Florida

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University had invited him and of course

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when someone from the off ride or a

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white supremacist KKK movement or

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ideology is in the news of course that’s

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gonna make nature headlines right I mean

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even it’s not like you get people like

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Ben Shapiro or steven crowder or Maggie

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innopolis all showing up and you get the

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same issues and Milo he does things just

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just to create havoc controversy yeah he

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does that just to create controversy

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finish shapiro and steven crowder there

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they just kind of get up there and ben

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shapiro you know he just talks and fast

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and stuff but router just goes up there

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and tries to have fun while putting his

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political ideas out there

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he doesn’t do it for controversy he does

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it just because that’s what he believes

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and that’s what he’s well Ben Shapiro is

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definitely intellectually sound right

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the problem one of the problems with

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people who are against free speech is

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that anyone who is a conservative is

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going to be deemed controversial true

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but what was humorous math was that I

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remember testifying in support of free

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speech and I actually had lawmakers who

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will look me dead in my face and say so

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mr. minor you’re here advocating for

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eliminating free speech zones are you

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comfortable with white supremacist and

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KKK coming on campuses are you standing

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in support of them and I wanted to say

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guys take a real good look at me do do I

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look like the ideal spokesperson for the

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KKK ready you know I was really tempted

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to insert some Dave Chappelle right

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Bigsby’s yes that’s I was like yeah like

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you’re Clayton Bigsby or anything but

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but I say that to bring out a larger

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point is that when people are unable or

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unwilling to engage with you on a civil

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an intellectual level about free speech

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or any other set topic then they

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automatically revert to playing the race

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card or saying that you’re homophobic

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right xenophobic or saying that you’re

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extreme or singing that you’re radical

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and so so yeah but I was being axed if I

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was in support of the KKK which was

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absolutely passionately and ridiculous

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in the third especially coming from

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elected officials but but thankfully we

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were able to go through the loopholes

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excuse me not the loophole

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but we were able to to go through the

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back-and-forth that was going around

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going through the committees and things

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and we got the bill passed and Governor

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Scott signed it into law in March of

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last year and so now I can and now I can

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say with confidence and with triumph

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that unconstitutional free speech zones

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on the outdoor areas of public

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universities in the Sunshine State

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there’s now’s things that’s and then

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that’s awesome because the way I see it

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is it doesn’t matter where I am if I am

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on public property I have the right if I

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have the right I have the right to say

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whatever it is that’s on my mind

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great I also understand that I can what

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I say is protected from the government

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it’s not protected from some random

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person walking by the kids upset with

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what happened today correct later if I

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get punched in the face for saying

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something that should get me punched in

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the face I understand that I’m getting

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punched in the face for good reason but

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it’s not the government doing it right

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and of course you know context is

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everything

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you know Matt you you can’t go into open

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theater and yell fire exactly and it’d

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be like oh well you know freedom of

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speech because you know though that is

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something that can actually have life or

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death consequences but it’s a bit of a

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bigger point that I want to go back to

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is that the media has always the

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mainstream media have always viewed

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anyone on the right who claims to be a

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conservative to be controversial and so

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is it shows that conservatives all

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conservative expression or libertarian

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expression whatever you say is a threat

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to the secular less agenda and instead

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of them being willing to come to the

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table and have a dialog they want to

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suppress the voice in the thought of

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anyone who thinks differently than and

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so one of the things that I shared

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during February February was

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Black History Month and I said you know

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let’s think about this from what if

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Martin Luther King jr. was limited to a

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free speech zone oh he took we took the

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iconic and the historic I have a dream

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speech that he gave in August of 1963 on

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the steps of the Lincoln Memorial

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what if he were told well dr. King you

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can’t give it right there you have to go

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behind Lincoln’s head behind the statue

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is given right you can give it you get

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you a hundred yards away from anywhere

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that people are mulling around and right

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but you can’t be too close to the water

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for safety reasons and you can’t be to

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cross the street so you’ve got this 10

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by 10 square that you and all of your

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followers can be correct and in King as

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iconic and historic as he as his life

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was he was at one point in time being

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controversial

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and I’m not just talking about is push

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for racial equality but I mean he was

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against the Vietnam War he spoke out

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against folks and Democrats in the

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Republican Party yes and you know if you

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were to read some of the context of his

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sermons one could say that that was

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controversial so I mean a nation is not

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a stranger to controversy we were built

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upon controversy but through freedom of

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thought and freedom of expression we’ve

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overcome we’ve excel we still have work

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to do but it’s is embedded within our

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DNA it is embedded in our DNA and that’s

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one of the things that that’s one of the

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things that kind of got us start like

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one of the reasons that we started

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muddied waters in the first place years

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ago was because conservative

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conservative libertarian anarchists

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anybody to the right well so you know

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the difference between a libertarian and

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anarchist is about six months so that’s

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you know you start being a libertarian

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like yeah the government

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be doing this shouldn’t be doing this

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all of a sudden you’re like what the

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government should be doing anything so

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and I tell people I said well you know

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the big difference between conservatives

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we actually do believe that you do need

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some form of government we don’t want in

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our key we don’t want total chaos

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we don’t want total disturbance because

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you do have to have a rule of law well I

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mean enter in anarchy isn’t like total

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chaos is its its control its controlled

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00:24:56,790 –> 00:25:03,060
its people people believe that

518
00:25:01,100 –> 00:25:06,390
anarchists believe that people are

519
00:25:03,060 –> 00:25:07,740
genuinely good and that you you’re not

520
00:25:06,390 –> 00:25:08,880
gonna do things that are gonna harm

521
00:25:07,740 –> 00:25:10,770
other people because those are the only

522
00:25:08,880 –> 00:25:12,240
things that we really care about is you

523
00:25:10,770 –> 00:25:14,670
know don’t hurt other people don’t steal

524
00:25:12,240 –> 00:25:18,390
their stuff don’t you know basically

525
00:25:14,670 –> 00:25:19,590
that’s about it don’t say oh don’t don’t

526
00:25:18,390 –> 00:25:22,170
hurt other people don’t see other stuff

527
00:25:19,590 –> 00:25:25,680
don’t break their stuff you know don’t

528
00:25:22,170 –> 00:25:27,990
don’t ruin their property and right you

529
00:25:25,680 –> 00:25:29,430
believe that people are good and if you

530
00:25:27,990 –> 00:25:31,260
if you’re saying well people out there

531
00:25:29,430 –> 00:25:34,080
are bad so we need to put people who are

532
00:25:31,260 –> 00:25:35,580
good in power you are then saying well

533
00:25:34,080 –> 00:25:37,530
not everybody is good but we think these

534
00:25:35,580 –> 00:25:39,630
people might be good and when those

535
00:25:37,530 –> 00:25:41,100
people turn out not to be good and they

536
00:25:39,630 –> 00:25:44,100
start doing the things like our

537
00:25:41,100 –> 00:25:47,190
government does every day sure you know

538
00:25:44,100 –> 00:25:50,750
with with the war on drugs and with the

539
00:25:47,190 –> 00:25:53,790
high incarceration rates and with

540
00:25:50,750 –> 00:25:55,140
shipping of cocaine into the country

541
00:25:53,790 –> 00:25:57,000
when they were saying that they were

542
00:25:55,140 –> 00:25:58,980
fighting a drug you know just the long

543
00:25:57,000 –> 00:26:00,480
list of things that our government has

544
00:25:58,980 –> 00:26:04,170
done these are people that were

545
00:26:00,480 –> 00:26:06,180
supposedly good doing this well I I view

546
00:26:04,170 –> 00:26:09,900
government or our political

547
00:26:06,180 –> 00:26:12,690
infrastructure politics is a reflection

548
00:26:09,900 –> 00:26:15,660
of culture I believe culture is a

549
00:26:12,690 –> 00:26:19,290
reflection of society I believe Society

550
00:26:15,660 –> 00:26:22,980
is a reflection of the individual so the

551
00:26:19,290 –> 00:26:27,360
leaders that we elect the and that we

552
00:26:22,980 –> 00:26:31,140
send to the Statehouse and to the White

553
00:26:27,360 –> 00:26:36,330
House to the Capitol they’re reflection

554
00:26:31,140 –> 00:26:40,050
of us so when we we wine and we moan

555
00:26:36,330 –> 00:26:41,690
about people like Nancy Pelosi or Elijah

556
00:26:40,050 –> 00:26:45,740
Cummings

557
00:26:41,690 –> 00:26:47,830
those who have succumbed to the system

558
00:26:45,740 –> 00:26:50,780
for an extended period of time right

559
00:26:47,830 –> 00:26:53,060
well there’s no one to blame but

560
00:26:50,780 –> 00:26:54,950
ourselves because we are the people of

561
00:26:53,060 –> 00:26:57,140
that that state or the people of that

562
00:26:54,950 –> 00:26:59,600
district because they’re reflective of

563
00:26:57,140 –> 00:27:04,190
the choices that those people are making

564
00:26:59,600 –> 00:27:06,620
so if we want to end corruption if we

565
00:27:04,190 –> 00:27:09,350
want to end the status quo that it is

566
00:27:06,620 –> 00:27:13,070
incumbent upon us to make better choices

567
00:27:09,350 –> 00:27:15,530
for leader now you can also say well the

568
00:27:13,070 –> 00:27:18,740
system is so corrupt and the system it’s

569
00:27:15,530 –> 00:27:22,490
so tainted that it is preventing good

570
00:27:18,740 –> 00:27:25,550
people people woman’s good solid moral

571
00:27:22,490 –> 00:27:27,560
conscience from sticking their neck out

572
00:27:25,550 –> 00:27:30,320
there been having their private life

573
00:27:27,560 –> 00:27:32,540
exposed and they don’t want anything to

574
00:27:30,320 –> 00:27:34,610
do with the system and that’s best

575
00:27:32,540 –> 00:27:35,420
reflected on the number of resignations

576
00:27:34,610 –> 00:27:38,900
that we’re seeing

577
00:27:35,420 –> 00:27:42,140
remember the comments that and that’s

578
00:27:38,900 –> 00:27:43,700
true and I’ve got so Nick Nick tumba

579
00:27:42,140 –> 00:27:47,960
ladies do you do you know Nick tumble

580
00:27:43,700 –> 00:27:49,940
ladies he works with Sophie

581
00:27:47,960 –> 00:27:53,390
so show me on your name he just

582
00:27:49,940 –> 00:27:55,190
testified in Congress he’s with God term

583
00:27:53,390 –> 00:27:59,690
limits you I can’t remember the name of

584
00:27:55,190 –> 00:28:02,480
the organization organization I know

585
00:27:59,690 –> 00:28:05,330
what you’re talking he came on and he

586
00:28:02,480 –> 00:28:06,950
and I he great great guy he lives in

587
00:28:05,330 –> 00:28:09,650
Florida also he’s actually on the East

588
00:28:06,950 –> 00:28:13,430
Coast which fingers crossed that he’s ok

589
00:28:09,650 –> 00:28:15,200
this week yeah but he’s on the East

590
00:28:13,430 –> 00:28:16,670
Coast great guy and he was coming on and

591
00:28:15,200 –> 00:28:19,100
he was saying that you know we we have

592
00:28:16,670 –> 00:28:20,690
an issue where people continue to just

593
00:28:19,100 –> 00:28:22,880
vote for the name that they know they

594
00:28:20,690 –> 00:28:27,080
don’t really right you know you’re like

595
00:28:22,880 –> 00:28:28,400
well we know that you the the the devil

596
00:28:27,080 –> 00:28:28,790
you know is better than the devil you

597
00:28:28,400 –> 00:28:32,060
don’t

598
00:28:28,790 –> 00:28:33,620
yes and so they just continue to vote

599
00:28:32,060 –> 00:28:36,290
for the same person over and over and

600
00:28:33,620 –> 00:28:38,990
over again once is once somebody is in

601
00:28:36,290 –> 00:28:41,780
office it’s really hard to get them out

602
00:28:38,990 –> 00:28:44,240
yes Rach and as they get as they stay

603
00:28:41,780 –> 00:28:46,010
and longer people just get used to

604
00:28:44,240 –> 00:28:47,630
seeing them they’re like the reason that

605
00:28:46,010 –> 00:28:49,309
we have the Nancy Pelosi is in the

606
00:28:47,630 –> 00:28:53,429
Elijah Cummings and

607
00:28:49,309 –> 00:28:56,070
the I just Wow I just blanked on the

608
00:28:53,429 –> 00:28:58,619
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

609
00:28:56,070 –> 00:29:05,690
Thank You Mitch McConnell I think he’s

610
00:28:58,619 –> 00:29:07,919
from Kentucky okay Mitch okay Mitch okay

611
00:29:05,690 –> 00:29:09,629
the reason that they stay in there for

612
00:29:07,919 –> 00:29:11,159
so long is because people get used to

613
00:29:09,629 –> 00:29:13,350
seeing them there and they’re just like

614
00:29:11,159 –> 00:29:14,820
yeah you know it’s them they’re you know

615
00:29:13,350 –> 00:29:16,110
they’re that’s our guy and they were

616
00:29:14,820 –> 00:29:18,840
gonna be there that’s their seat like

617
00:29:16,110 –> 00:29:21,779
when Ted Kennedy when Ted Kennedy passed

618
00:29:18,840 –> 00:29:26,009
away and they were doing the special

619
00:29:21,779 –> 00:29:28,799
election and that got Brown won a

620
00:29:26,009 –> 00:29:31,350
democratic during the debate one of the

621
00:29:28,799 –> 00:29:32,999
Democrats that was asking they had like

622
00:29:31,350 –> 00:29:37,230
a town hall and a Democrat asked him and

623
00:29:32,999 –> 00:29:40,080
he said mr. Brown mr. Brown why do you

624
00:29:37,230 –> 00:29:42,119
feel that you deserve Ted Kennedy’s seat

625
00:29:40,080 –> 00:29:43,169
why do you think you deserve Ted Kennedy

626
00:29:42,119 –> 00:29:45,179
you see because that’s the way that

627
00:29:43,169 –> 00:29:47,850
people see it they see it as correct

628
00:29:45,179 –> 00:29:49,169
that is now as he’s entitled right it

629
00:29:47,850 –> 00:29:51,989
can be what’s intact right as though

630
00:29:49,169 –> 00:29:55,350
it’s Ted Kennedy’s seat and Scott I mean

631
00:29:51,989 –> 00:29:57,149
I guess we’re people sort of have a

632
00:29:55,350 –> 00:29:59,190
revisionist history when it comes to

633
00:29:57,149 –> 00:30:00,230
ticked when they taste in the D word

634
00:29:59,190 –> 00:30:12,629
I guess we’re gonna ignore

635
00:30:00,230 –> 00:30:15,659
Chappaquiddick right yeah yeah it’s my

636
00:30:12,629 –> 00:30:18,269
car over a bridge correct there was a

637
00:30:15,659 –> 00:30:21,629
girl in the car he got out and survived

638
00:30:18,269 –> 00:30:23,279
she did not yes and could be the reason

639
00:30:21,629 –> 00:30:24,899
why he did not report it was because it

640
00:30:23,279 –> 00:30:26,429
would hurt his political ambition yeah

641
00:30:24,899 –> 00:30:28,499
that’s not distortion that’s not

642
00:30:26,429 –> 00:30:32,009
exaggeration that has her believe that

643
00:30:28,499 –> 00:30:34,019
is yes that is 100% what happened but

644
00:30:32,009 –> 00:30:35,129
people in Boston they loved him people

645
00:30:34,019 –> 00:30:37,019
in Massachusetts they loved him they

646
00:30:35,129 –> 00:30:38,999
said no Ted Kennedy this is Ted

647
00:30:37,019 –> 00:30:40,679
Kennedy’s seat and Scott Brown had a

648
00:30:38,999 –> 00:30:43,169
great answer yes this is not the people

649
00:30:40,679 –> 00:30:45,629
this is not Ted Kennedy seat this is the

650
00:30:43,169 –> 00:30:47,549
people of Boston see or the people of

651
00:30:45,629 –> 00:30:49,320
Massachusetts see and they can elect

652
00:30:47,549 –> 00:30:52,950
whoever they think will do the best job

653
00:30:49,320 –> 00:30:55,049
and that is the right answer and but the

654
00:30:52,950 –> 00:30:58,259
only reason he got a chance to say that

655
00:30:55,049 –> 00:31:01,230
line was because Ted Kennedy had passed

656
00:30:58,259 –> 00:31:02,700
away right and you think what and people

657
00:31:01,230 –> 00:31:06,330
would still see it as Ted

658
00:31:02,700 –> 00:31:07,830
Kennedy’s seat if Ted Kennedy hadn’t

659
00:31:06,330 –> 00:31:09,450
passed away it’s like Barney Fred Barney

660
00:31:07,830 –> 00:31:10,950
Frank is was in forever

661
00:31:09,450 –> 00:31:14,820
he may still be I don’t even know if

662
00:31:10,950 –> 00:31:17,370
he’s still alive but I don’t think he’s

663
00:31:14,820 –> 00:31:19,140
no longer in power but I’m reminded of

664
00:31:17,370 –> 00:31:21,210
something that George W Bush said

665
00:31:19,140 –> 00:31:25,620
recently he said it in the context of

666
00:31:21,210 –> 00:31:31,050
the necessity for a free press he said

667
00:31:25,620 –> 00:31:33,330
that power can be corrosive and that a

668
00:31:31,050 –> 00:31:35,550
free press is there to hold you

669
00:31:33,330 –> 00:31:37,560
accountable now he’s absolutely right

670
00:31:35,550 –> 00:31:39,600
about that but I would take it a step

671
00:31:37,560 –> 00:31:42,090
further is that not only the freedom of

672
00:31:39,600 –> 00:31:45,810
the press but the American people you

673
00:31:42,090 –> 00:31:48,540
and I met as constituents our elected

674
00:31:45,810 –> 00:31:51,390
officials know no matter how good they

675
00:31:48,540 –> 00:31:54,780
are as a human being once they get a

676
00:31:51,390 –> 00:31:56,970
taste of power and what it can do there

677
00:31:54,780 –> 00:31:59,280
can be a tendency because there’s

678
00:31:56,970 –> 00:32:00,930
fallacy within all within every one of

679
00:31:59,280 –> 00:32:05,430
them absolutely there can be that

680
00:32:00,930 –> 00:32:08,520
tendency to be corrosive to be corrupt

681
00:32:05,430 –> 00:32:10,980
to be addicted to power that you forget

682
00:32:08,520 –> 00:32:12,690
the reason why you were elected you

683
00:32:10,980 –> 00:32:15,960
forget that you represent your

684
00:32:12,690 –> 00:32:18,390
constituents and not yourself and so not

685
00:32:15,960 –> 00:32:19,950
only does a freedom of press need the

686
00:32:18,390 –> 00:32:22,680
free press need to hold them accountable

687
00:32:19,950 –> 00:32:25,020
but we need to hold them accountable and

688
00:32:22,680 –> 00:32:26,700
that’s why we have election and that’s

689
00:32:25,020 –> 00:32:29,430
why we should take election seriously

690
00:32:26,700 –> 00:32:31,800
but we so we have a free press but the

691
00:32:29,430 –> 00:32:34,830
press and as we have seen over the last

692
00:32:31,800 –> 00:32:36,300
sure I don’t know 20 30 years probably

693
00:32:34,830 –> 00:32:38,910
actually going back in the Vietnam War

694
00:32:36,300 –> 00:32:40,440
when you have an alter Cronkite on TV

695
00:32:38,910 –> 00:32:41,850
and he’s telling you one side of the

696
00:32:40,440 –> 00:32:42,900
story that whichever side he wanted you

697
00:32:41,850 –> 00:32:44,550
to hear and then at the end of he’s

698
00:32:42,900 –> 00:32:46,950
going and that’s the way it is and

699
00:32:44,550 –> 00:32:48,480
everybody loved it he says that’s the

700
00:32:46,950 –> 00:32:50,580
way it is so obviously that’s right it

701
00:32:48,480 –> 00:32:52,410
is they learned that they could start

702
00:32:50,580 –> 00:32:54,990
shaping the way that people see things

703
00:32:52,410 –> 00:32:57,090
and sure and I’m a hundred percent for a

704
00:32:54,990 –> 00:32:59,790
free press but yes

705
00:32:57,090 –> 00:33:00,930
you need to be able to have all sides of

706
00:32:59,790 –> 00:33:03,570
the argument and people need to be able

707
00:33:00,930 –> 00:33:07,830
to look in other places correct when you

708
00:33:03,570 –> 00:33:09,600
only read NBC ABC CBS I think that’s

709
00:33:07,830 –> 00:33:12,240
actually it for a while Fox didn’t come

710
00:33:09,600 –> 00:33:14,400
around till the 80s right when you only

711
00:33:12,240 –> 00:33:16,080
have the three or four stations and you

712
00:33:14,400 –> 00:33:17,860
were getting the news from you know your

713
00:33:16,080 –> 00:33:19,780
Walter Krong

714
00:33:17,860 –> 00:33:22,570
oh who was that guy

715
00:33:19,780 –> 00:33:25,330
dan Rather dan Rather and Robert or the

716
00:33:22,570 –> 00:33:27,190
Dan Rather or Dan Rather or you know

717
00:33:25,330 –> 00:33:29,560
whomever it is there anything for a

718
00:33:27,190 –> 00:33:32,770
short time with ABC News with Peter

719
00:33:29,560 –> 00:33:34,270
Jennings Peter Jennings what people tune

720
00:33:32,770 –> 00:33:36,580
into those people and they’re gonna take

721
00:33:34,270 –> 00:33:40,240
whatever it is the P nerd Peter Jennings

722
00:33:36,580 –> 00:33:43,000
or Dan Rather Walter Krakow Broca Larry

723
00:33:40,240 –> 00:33:44,830
King right whatever these people say and

724
00:33:43,000 –> 00:33:49,690
they are going to spin it how they want

725
00:33:44,830 –> 00:33:52,030
it to be spun perfect and Fox everything

726
00:33:49,690 –> 00:33:53,740
right everybody has an agenda Fox News

727
00:33:52,030 –> 00:33:56,020
does the exact same thing like everybody

728
00:33:53,740 –> 00:33:58,390
spends it how they want it to be said

729
00:33:56,020 –> 00:34:00,040
how they wanted to be framed it was it

730
00:33:58,390 –> 00:34:02,710
was interesting just yesterday the

731
00:34:00,040 –> 00:34:05,590
president went after the Fox News you

732
00:34:02,710 –> 00:34:10,780
know my my eyebrows remains I’m like man

733
00:34:05,590 –> 00:34:13,990
if you’ve lost Fox yeah it was Fox he’s

734
00:34:10,780 –> 00:34:17,919
lost everybody he’s he has he has 4chan

735
00:34:13,990 –> 00:34:19,899
now if he lost fox but yeah Matt you’re

736
00:34:17,919 –> 00:34:22,450
totally right the media has an

737
00:34:19,899 –> 00:34:26,590
obligation to report facts not their

738
00:34:22,450 –> 00:34:28,720
opinion and sadly we’ve seen the

739
00:34:26,590 –> 00:34:32,590
opposite I mean just look at CNN you

740
00:34:28,720 –> 00:34:33,940
look at people like Jim Acosta and I’m

741
00:34:32,590 –> 00:34:35,490
definitely not gonna come on your show

742
00:34:33,940 –> 00:34:36,820
and be a trump that’s in your

743
00:34:35,490 –> 00:34:40,379
imagination

744
00:34:36,820 –> 00:34:44,679
but you wouldn’t be the first if you did

745
00:34:40,379 –> 00:34:46,840
but there’s a point in bringing out the

746
00:34:44,679 –> 00:34:50,230
inconsistencies of the media how these

747
00:34:46,840 –> 00:34:53,649
journalists are reporting opinions and

748
00:34:50,230 –> 00:34:57,190
not facts it does a disservice to the

749
00:34:53,649 –> 00:35:01,540
American people but the difference now

750
00:34:57,190 –> 00:35:05,320
here in 2019 compared to 1990 or 1980s

751
00:35:01,540 –> 00:35:09,790
there are a plethora of resources for us

752
00:35:05,320 –> 00:35:14,280
as citizens to define the truth be a fat

753
00:35:09,790 –> 00:35:18,520
check you the best friend named Google

754
00:35:14,280 –> 00:35:22,360
in now with so much our best friend

755
00:35:18,520 –> 00:35:27,670
anymore but but with the the advancement

756
00:35:22,360 –> 00:35:30,430
of the digital age and social media you

757
00:35:27,670 –> 00:35:34,089
know there are different avenues

758
00:35:30,430 –> 00:35:37,780
to get the truth so you know newspapers

759
00:35:34,089 –> 00:35:40,480
used to be a dominant source of news you

760
00:35:37,780 –> 00:35:42,880
know that’s no longer the case it’s like

761
00:35:40,480 –> 00:35:51,730
you just alluded to the main headline

762
00:35:42,880 –> 00:35:54,490
CBS ABC in MBA MBC opposed to be

763
00:35:51,730 –> 00:35:55,180
dominant sources of news that’s no

764
00:35:54,490 –> 00:35:57,910
longer the case

765
00:35:55,180 –> 00:36:03,780
now you have platforms like Facebook and

766
00:35:57,910 –> 00:36:06,040
Twitter Instagram so on right you have

767
00:36:03,780 –> 00:36:07,569
you have people who didn’t like being at

768
00:36:06,040 –> 00:36:09,099
Fox because they didn’t like that Fox

769
00:36:07,569 –> 00:36:10,720
made them say certain things or do

770
00:36:09,099 –> 00:36:13,119
certain things and they’ve brand shot

771
00:36:10,720 –> 00:36:16,329
and you get places like what’s it called

772
00:36:13,119 –> 00:36:18,690
now blaze TV whereas sure you have you

773
00:36:16,329 –> 00:36:22,240
know that’s where Eric Bolling and

774
00:36:18,690 –> 00:36:23,710
louder with Crowder and the roaming

775
00:36:22,240 –> 00:36:25,839
millennial I think is their name like

776
00:36:23,710 –> 00:36:28,480
there’s a bunch of yeah Allie Stuckey

777
00:36:25,839 –> 00:36:30,040
yeah Allie Stuckey they’ve got a bunch

778
00:36:28,480 –> 00:36:31,900
of people on that and they do you know

779
00:36:30,040 –> 00:36:33,640
you paid a hundred bucks a year and you

780
00:36:31,900 –> 00:36:36,670
get all of these shows that you can

781
00:36:33,640 –> 00:36:38,829
watch right and then you have people on

782
00:36:36,670 –> 00:36:42,609
the left like The Young Turks and all

783
00:36:38,829 –> 00:36:46,690
are like trying to outdo Fox because CNN

784
00:36:42,609 –> 00:36:49,930
and NBC and MSNBC and CNN and all the

785
00:36:46,690 –> 00:36:53,710
others can’t do it so you have the Omar

786
00:36:49,930 –> 00:36:56,319
the late-night show right I guess I will

787
00:36:53,710 –> 00:37:00,250
argue that most of mainstream media is

788
00:36:56,319 –> 00:37:02,530
the left yes right yes most of

789
00:37:00,250 –> 00:37:03,790
mainstream media is the left and they

790
00:37:02,530 –> 00:37:05,049
don’t like the people on the right and

791
00:37:03,790 –> 00:37:08,220
they definitely don’t like the people

792
00:37:05,049 –> 00:37:08,220
who don’t believe in government at all

793
00:37:09,900 –> 00:37:14,500
and they you know they fight against it

794
00:37:12,430 –> 00:37:16,390
and that’s why they’re they’re quick to

795
00:37:14,500 –> 00:37:18,069
go to the identity politics like so like

796
00:37:16,390 –> 00:37:20,109
when you were fighting for free speech

797
00:37:18,069 –> 00:37:22,240
they were like what do you support the

798
00:37:20,109 –> 00:37:24,970
KKK if I’m fighting for free speech they

799
00:37:22,240 –> 00:37:27,460
just say I’m part of the KKK sorry you

800
00:37:24,970 –> 00:37:29,250
know they I get called a Nazi regularly

801
00:37:27,460 –> 00:37:32,500
just because I believe in free speech

802
00:37:29,250 –> 00:37:34,299
correct I don’t agree with Nazis in any

803
00:37:32,500 –> 00:37:38,740
way I’m not a socialist I’m not a

804
00:37:34,299 –> 00:37:40,599
nationalist and that’s a relief I you

805
00:37:38,740 –> 00:37:41,740
know I don’t I don’t believe in anything

806
00:37:40,599 –> 00:37:42,880
that they did you know I don’t believe

807
00:37:41,740 –> 00:37:44,200
in short control I don’t believe you

808
00:37:42,880 –> 00:37:46,540
know I don’t believe in rounding people

809
00:37:44,200 –> 00:37:48,820
up and murdering them you know I’m just

810
00:37:46,540 –> 00:37:52,089
the time that’s why and that’s why Matt

811
00:37:48,820 –> 00:37:54,880
you offer better speech what what is

812
00:37:52,089 –> 00:37:58,560
what is the best way to combat hate

813
00:37:54,880 –> 00:38:03,040
speech what is the best way to combat

814
00:37:58,560 –> 00:38:07,900
hateful ideologies hateful stances like

815
00:38:03,040 –> 00:38:11,890
the KKK like Nazism fascism it is better

816
00:38:07,900 –> 00:38:16,690
speech and by the way it troubles me

817
00:38:11,890 –> 00:38:18,820
that were so quick to label a political

818
00:38:16,690 –> 00:38:21,700
opponent or someone that thinks

819
00:38:18,820 –> 00:38:27,010
differently than you and I we put

820
00:38:21,700 –> 00:38:29,170
extreme labels on them Nazis I mean we

821
00:38:27,010 –> 00:38:31,180
have to really step back and think of

822
00:38:29,170 –> 00:38:33,700
the historical context that the language

823
00:38:31,180 –> 00:38:37,030
that we choose right the last time I

824
00:38:33,700 –> 00:38:39,430
checked my political the person who has

825
00:38:37,030 –> 00:38:42,940
a different viewpoint than I did I do

826
00:38:39,430 –> 00:38:45,970
that person had not exterminate over 60

827
00:38:42,940 –> 00:38:49,089
million Jews when we say that all

828
00:38:45,970 –> 00:38:51,970
because you support this this candidate

829
00:38:49,089 –> 00:38:56,050
you’re a racist really because the last

830
00:38:51,970 –> 00:38:58,869
time I checked because I I opposed from

831
00:38:56,050 –> 00:39:01,690
former President Barack Obama’s policies

832
00:38:58,869 –> 00:39:06,460
I didn’t take a cross and burn it into a

833
00:39:01,690 –> 00:39:09,910
job right IIIi didn’t put up an image of

834
00:39:06,460 –> 00:39:13,150
him in the nice I think we had forgotten

835
00:39:09,910 –> 00:39:15,849
the context of the language that we use

836
00:39:13,150 –> 00:39:17,619
exactly they’ve lost their meaning they

837
00:39:15,849 –> 00:39:21,760
say that when someone who was a real

838
00:39:17,619 –> 00:39:28,630
Nazi someone who is a real racist when

839
00:39:21,760 –> 00:39:31,750
they arise they don’t we disregard their

840
00:39:28,630 –> 00:39:34,359
action because the language in the the

841
00:39:31,750 –> 00:39:36,310
words that we choose I’ve been taken out

842
00:39:34,359 –> 00:39:37,960
of context with so long and that’s

843
00:39:36,310 –> 00:39:40,300
that’s someone I talked about a lot is

844
00:39:37,960 –> 00:39:42,099
that we say these things you know we we

845
00:39:40,300 –> 00:39:45,819
say things like you call somebody a Nazi

846
00:39:42,099 –> 00:39:49,359
or you call somebody Hitler you know a

847
00:39:45,819 –> 00:39:52,450
racist if everybody if everybody is this

848
00:39:49,359 –> 00:39:53,890
then nobody is this it takes it takes

849
00:39:52,450 –> 00:39:56,470
the meaning out of these words

850
00:39:53,890 –> 00:39:57,610
completely and essentially you’re just

851
00:39:56,470 –> 00:39:59,290
making it

852
00:39:57,610 –> 00:40:02,350
I acted so I learned an interesting fact

853
00:39:59,290 –> 00:40:05,320
the other day the word stupid used to be

854
00:40:02,350 –> 00:40:07,090
a medical term which was a medical term

855
00:40:05,320 –> 00:40:10,420
for somebody who is mentally challenged

856
00:40:07,090 –> 00:40:11,860
and people were using it as an insult so

857
00:40:10,420 –> 00:40:13,510
much that they ended up having to change

858
00:40:11,860 –> 00:40:15,550
that word they changed it to retarded

859
00:40:13,510 –> 00:40:16,810
and then retarded got you now they

860
00:40:15,550 –> 00:40:17,290
stopped using that and now it’s mentally

861
00:40:16,810 –> 00:40:20,920
challenged

862
00:40:17,290 –> 00:40:23,590
sure stupid has got had gotten so widely

863
00:40:20,920 –> 00:40:25,120
used that it stopped meaning the meaning

864
00:40:23,590 –> 00:40:27,190
that it was and they ended up having to

865
00:40:25,120 –> 00:40:28,270
change it and then they’re aimed at

866
00:40:27,190 –> 00:40:30,130
something else and then when people

867
00:40:28,270 –> 00:40:31,390
started using that as the insult they

868
00:40:30,130 –> 00:40:33,970
said well you can’t call people that

869
00:40:31,390 –> 00:40:37,660
that’s just mean and now it’s it’s bad

870
00:40:33,970 –> 00:40:40,480
to call people retarded which right when

871
00:40:37,660 –> 00:40:43,720
I we discussed ages beforehand so when I

872
00:40:40,480 –> 00:40:45,670
was growing up that was like they’re not

873
00:40:43,720 –> 00:40:48,310
much older than me right I mean that

874
00:40:45,670 –> 00:40:50,980
that was that was the nuke that you

875
00:40:48,310 –> 00:40:53,590
dropped on somebody growing up it was

876
00:40:50,980 –> 00:40:55,240
like oh you’re retarded and now it’s

877
00:40:53,590 –> 00:40:57,430
like you know don’t definitely don’t

878
00:40:55,240 –> 00:41:01,960
ever call somebody that well there’s a

879
00:40:57,430 –> 00:41:05,910
certain word in the British culture that

880
00:41:01,960 –> 00:41:08,530
means a cigarette butt or a bundle 6/4

881
00:41:05,910 –> 00:41:12,100
or a bundle of sticks right you know if

882
00:41:08,530 –> 00:41:14,770
you were to use that word in English it

883
00:41:12,100 –> 00:41:17,770
will be a homophobic slur right and so

884
00:41:14,770 –> 00:41:22,270
yet so that goes to prove your point of

885
00:41:17,770 –> 00:41:23,980
how the origins of words and the meaning

886
00:41:22,270 –> 00:41:25,840
of words have changed and involved over

887
00:41:23,980 –> 00:41:28,480
the course of time and not only that but

888
00:41:25,840 –> 00:41:29,860
by saying okay you can’t say this you

889
00:41:28,480 –> 00:41:32,770
can’t say this this word is something

890
00:41:29,860 –> 00:41:35,620
you can’t say you are now giving that

891
00:41:32,770 –> 00:41:37,270
word more power which gives the people

892
00:41:35,620 –> 00:41:39,760
more power when they use it if you don’t

893
00:41:37,270 –> 00:41:41,260
give the words the power you don’t end

894
00:41:39,760 –> 00:41:44,310
up giving the people the power when they

895
00:41:41,260 –> 00:41:47,500
say it right that’s when people say that

896
00:41:44,310 –> 00:41:50,200
in people say this to me a lot a lot

897
00:41:47,500 –> 00:41:51,250
that what I said is offensive I’m saying

898
00:41:50,200 –> 00:41:53,790
well you’re allowing yourself to be

899
00:41:51,250 –> 00:41:57,070
offended I didn’t say anything offensive

900
00:41:53,790 –> 00:41:59,230
well listen listen that people people

901
00:41:57,070 –> 00:42:02,710
say a sense of things all the time

902
00:41:59,230 –> 00:42:06,010
people do say defensive so but you with

903
00:42:02,710 –> 00:42:10,240
the freedom of speech also is the

904
00:42:06,010 –> 00:42:11,350
freedom to ignore so you can you can

905
00:42:10,240 –> 00:42:14,710
either

906
00:42:11,350 –> 00:42:15,400
with better speech or you can ignore

907
00:42:14,710 –> 00:42:20,500
them

908
00:42:15,400 –> 00:42:23,980
so my sentiment is you have the freedom

909
00:42:20,500 –> 00:42:26,520
to be an idiom I had the freedom to tune

910
00:42:23,980 –> 00:42:30,040
you out to ignore you and I definitely

911
00:42:26,520 –> 00:42:33,580
it’s why I’m not really into boycotting

912
00:42:30,040 –> 00:42:37,110
and protesting well protest is a freedom

913
00:42:33,580 –> 00:42:40,540
speech look like a fart like boycotting

914
00:42:37,110 –> 00:42:43,660
target or boycotting certain

915
00:42:40,540 –> 00:42:46,600
corporations if you don’t like what they

916
00:42:43,660 –> 00:42:49,030
do shop somewhere just somewhere they

917
00:42:46,600 –> 00:42:51,280
don’t have they don’t have to have your

918
00:42:49,030 –> 00:42:53,860
money it’s the beauty of a free market

919
00:42:51,280 –> 00:42:57,100
system you can you can choose to do

920
00:42:53,860 –> 00:42:59,730
business with whatever and whoever you

921
00:42:57,100 –> 00:43:03,580
please are nerds so years ago this was a

922
00:42:59,730 –> 00:43:04,830
2000 probably eight probably 2008 when

923
00:43:03,580 –> 00:43:09,010
Barack Obama was running for president

924
00:43:04,830 –> 00:43:11,800
for the first time yeah I think it was

925
00:43:09,010 –> 00:43:15,340
then ABC was gonna air a one-hour

926
00:43:11,800 –> 00:43:16,840
special that was Barack Obama one hour

927
00:43:15,340 –> 00:43:18,040
free where he just was going to get out

928
00:43:16,840 –> 00:43:19,990
there and he was just gonna talk to the

929
00:43:18,040 –> 00:43:22,000
American people sort of like a um I

930
00:43:19,990 –> 00:43:23,620
thought they did I think I thought they

931
00:43:22,000 –> 00:43:25,990
did that the whole campaign right

932
00:43:23,620 –> 00:43:27,400
exactly but it was just it was one hour

933
00:43:25,990 –> 00:43:29,500
of him like sitting in a room or so I

934
00:43:27,400 –> 00:43:31,660
didn’t watch it and my friends were like

935
00:43:29,500 –> 00:43:32,800
we should boycott and I was like I don’t

936
00:43:31,660 –> 00:43:35,260
think you understand what the word

937
00:43:32,800 –> 00:43:37,840
boycott means here and they’re like no

938
00:43:35,260 –> 00:43:39,700
we should definitely Boyka knows it okay

939
00:43:37,840 –> 00:43:41,470
this is what a boycott means ABC is

940
00:43:39,700 –> 00:43:43,600
owned by Disney so if you’re gonna

941
00:43:41,470 –> 00:43:45,330
boycott this you’re boycotting Disney

942
00:43:43,600 –> 00:43:47,920
which means you’re boycotting espn/abc

943
00:43:45,330 –> 00:43:49,600
picks so straight every Disney movie

944
00:43:47,920 –> 00:43:51,070
that comes out Marvel wasn’t even a

945
00:43:49,600 –> 00:43:53,830
thing at the time so but you’re still

946
00:43:51,070 –> 00:43:55,810
boycotting them I have an expansion of

947
00:43:53,830 –> 00:43:57,490
power influence where absolutely I was

948
00:43:55,810 –> 00:43:58,720
like that’s a boycott and he goes oh I

949
00:43:57,490 –> 00:44:00,100
meant just not watching us like you

950
00:43:58,720 –> 00:44:03,940
weren’t gonna watch it anyway like why

951
00:44:00,100 –> 00:44:05,290
do you you’re not gonna watch it it’s on

952
00:44:03,940 –> 00:44:09,010
a Wednesday night at 8 o’clock we’re

953
00:44:05,290 –> 00:44:11,500
gonna be at the bar what are you that’s

954
00:44:09,010 –> 00:44:13,000
not a boycott and people are saying oh

955
00:44:11,500 –> 00:44:15,190
I’m gonna boycott chick-fil-a or I’m

956
00:44:13,000 –> 00:44:16,330
gonna boycott and you see it a lot on

957
00:44:15,190 –> 00:44:17,200
the right right now with it where

958
00:44:16,330 –> 00:44:18,880
they’re saying I’m gonna boycott

959
00:44:17,200 –> 00:44:22,640
Starbucks and I’m like man you don’t go

960
00:44:18,880 –> 00:44:26,100
to Starbucks we are not boycotting it

961
00:44:22,640 –> 00:44:28,400
you know you’re a Dunkin Donuts man and

962
00:44:26,100 –> 00:44:33,420
I have no problem with that

963
00:44:28,400 –> 00:44:34,890
you know it’s I look at politics and it

964
00:44:33,420 –> 00:44:40,040
seems like everything comes full circle

965
00:44:34,890 –> 00:44:46,560
and Matt especially in this age of

966
00:44:40,040 –> 00:44:49,890
tribalism on both sides yes to where you

967
00:44:46,560 –> 00:44:54,390
know things that the right really used

968
00:44:49,890 –> 00:44:58,110
Obama boards now they break yes it or

969
00:44:54,390 –> 00:45:01,590
things that the left was okay for so

970
00:44:58,110 –> 00:45:06,870
long well now no it’s wrong it becomes

971
00:45:01,590 –> 00:45:10,860
it is wrong yeah and and so we when we

972
00:45:06,870 –> 00:45:14,430
pledge allegiance to a singular partisan

973
00:45:10,860 –> 00:45:15,960
movement we loose contact of what’s

974
00:45:14,430 –> 00:45:19,740
morally right

975
00:45:15,960 –> 00:45:22,200
we leads context of what’s good for

976
00:45:19,740 –> 00:45:25,050
Humanity because instead of focusing

977
00:45:22,200 –> 00:45:28,830
with good for Humanity we’ll focus on

978
00:45:25,050 –> 00:45:31,800
what’s good for the current political

979
00:45:28,830 –> 00:45:34,710
convenience and when that happened it’s

980
00:45:31,800 –> 00:45:39,630
a disservice to the whole timing yeah

981
00:45:34,710 –> 00:45:42,630
when when George Washington when George

982
00:45:39,630 –> 00:45:43,320
Washington was leaving office I believe

983
00:45:42,630 –> 00:45:44,790
he said that

984
00:45:43,320 –> 00:45:46,500
we should not have two political parties

985
00:45:44,790 –> 00:45:48,510
because eventually some point in our

986
00:45:46,500 –> 00:45:50,970
country’s history it will be more about

987
00:45:48,510 –> 00:45:54,530
the party than about the country correct

988
00:45:50,970 –> 00:45:57,000
and we hit that point a long time ago

989
00:45:54,530 –> 00:45:58,410
people don’t care about the country like

990
00:45:57,000 –> 00:45:59,580
they keep saying oh yeah I’m gonna do

991
00:45:58,410 –> 00:46:00,090
this for the country I’m doing this for

992
00:45:59,580 –> 00:46:02,040
the country

993
00:46:00,090 –> 00:46:04,140
you know make America great again you

994
00:46:02,040 –> 00:46:05,880
know you know we need to do this for the

995
00:46:04,140 –> 00:46:07,500
people of America this is for America

996
00:46:05,880 –> 00:46:09,630
but what they’re doing is they’re just

997
00:46:07,500 –> 00:46:13,140
trying to get their side more powerful

998
00:46:09,630 –> 00:46:16,260
and correct as they just continue to

999
00:46:13,140 –> 00:46:19,110
drive a wedge in between the left and

1000
00:46:16,260 –> 00:46:21,690
the right correct and they are using

1001
00:46:19,110 –> 00:46:23,400
that and then they use the guise of we

1002
00:46:21,690 –> 00:46:25,590
need to get we just need to stop this

1003
00:46:23,400 –> 00:46:27,630
portion of the Bill of Rights so if we

1004
00:46:25,590 –> 00:46:30,210
have you can’t have free speech you

1005
00:46:27,630 –> 00:46:32,100
can’t say that because it just you don’t

1006
00:46:30,210 –> 00:46:32,770
want people hearing different sides of

1007
00:46:32,100 –> 00:46:36,400
opinion

1008
00:46:32,770 –> 00:46:39,010
and that creates more division crack and

1009
00:46:36,400 –> 00:46:40,450
then if you take away the guns your if

1010
00:46:39,010 –> 00:46:44,410
you take away well then you got a civil

1011
00:46:40,450 –> 00:46:46,530
war on your and then you know you’re

1012
00:46:44,410 –> 00:46:50,560
absolutely right man because it’s now

1013
00:46:46,530 –> 00:46:54,550
people who want to totally redefine how

1014
00:46:50,560 –> 00:46:56,140
our republic works and said well now we

1015
00:46:54,550 –> 00:46:59,260
should do away with the electoral

1016
00:46:56,140 –> 00:47:01,180
college really you want to do that

1017
00:46:59,260 –> 00:47:03,070
because your candidate lost right

1018
00:47:01,180 –> 00:47:05,110
because it didn’t work out in your favor

1019
00:47:03,070 –> 00:47:08,950
because it didn’t work out in your favor

1020
00:47:05,110 –> 00:47:11,620
and so my solution is you know get a

1021
00:47:08,950 –> 00:47:14,770
better care right get a better message

1022
00:47:11,620 –> 00:47:17,410
do a better job of compelling the

1023
00:47:14,770 –> 00:47:19,410
American people and this is the beauty

1024
00:47:17,410 –> 00:47:23,430
of free speech we keep going back to it

1025
00:47:19,410 –> 00:47:27,130
do a better job of being persuasive and

1026
00:47:23,430 –> 00:47:31,770
the presentation of your dialogue and

1027
00:47:27,130 –> 00:47:35,650
your beliefs to compel people to believe

1028
00:47:31,770 –> 00:47:37,870
that what you have to say it’s better or

1029
00:47:35,650 –> 00:47:41,970
more truthful doing what the other side

1030
00:47:37,870 –> 00:47:46,390
is presenting it’s it’s the whole

1031
00:47:41,970 –> 00:47:48,940
courtroom scenario where you know you

1032
00:47:46,390 –> 00:47:52,000
have the plaintiff you have the defense

1033
00:47:48,940 –> 00:47:56,980
and each person has to make the case to

1034
00:47:52,000 –> 00:48:00,100
the jury about why their side is right

1035
00:47:56,980 –> 00:48:04,090
and why the other side is wrong but you

1036
00:48:00,100 –> 00:48:07,210
gotta come with facts and so you know we

1037
00:48:04,090 –> 00:48:10,360
have to be able to engage each other on

1038
00:48:07,210 –> 00:48:13,090
a civil level we have to be willing to

1039
00:48:10,360 –> 00:48:14,680
embrace diversity of thought and and

1040
00:48:13,090 –> 00:48:16,720
that a lot of people are opposed to free

1041
00:48:14,680 –> 00:48:19,750
speech because they find out oh my

1042
00:48:16,720 –> 00:48:22,840
goodness I might have been harboring a

1043
00:48:19,750 –> 00:48:24,580
wrong thought for many years and a lot

1044
00:48:22,840 –> 00:48:27,600
of people don’t want to be challenged on

1045
00:48:24,580 –> 00:48:30,700
that they so it’s a deterrence to

1046
00:48:27,600 –> 00:48:33,280
personal growth is we just want to be

1047
00:48:30,700 –> 00:48:37,000
honest I mean forget the politics just

1048
00:48:33,280 –> 00:48:40,270
growing in maturity on a personal level

1049
00:48:37,000 –> 00:48:44,969
it prohibits and one of the things is

1050
00:48:40,270 –> 00:48:47,380
what I have found is you don’t have

1051
00:48:44,969 –> 00:48:47,829
you don’t have like a political opinions

1052
00:48:47,380 –> 00:48:49,719
anymore

1053
00:48:47,829 –> 00:48:51,249
you have political beliefs and when

1054
00:48:49,719 –> 00:48:52,630
we’re talking about beliefs that is

1055
00:48:51,249 –> 00:48:54,999
something that you have internalized it

1056
00:48:52,630 –> 00:48:56,589
has become a part of you so when you

1057
00:48:54,999 –> 00:48:58,239
start challenging that you’re

1058
00:48:56,589 –> 00:49:00,759
challenging with somebody’s belief

1059
00:48:58,239 –> 00:49:03,279
system as opposed to you’re challenging

1060
00:49:00,759 –> 00:49:05,410
their opinion and that’s why they are so

1061
00:49:03,279 –> 00:49:06,759
quick to push back and they say no I

1062
00:49:05,410 –> 00:49:08,859
don’t want to talk about that I don’t

1063
00:49:06,759 –> 00:49:10,150
want to talk about that because or they

1064
00:49:08,859 –> 00:49:15,029
attack you and that’s when they call you

1065
00:49:10,150 –> 00:49:15,029
a Hitler not to your KKK right whatever

1066
00:49:15,209 –> 00:49:22,420
whatever word of the week it is that

1067
00:49:17,829 –> 00:49:24,279
they really you know trump card whatever

1068
00:49:22,420 –> 00:49:26,289
identity politics but they want to play

1069
00:49:24,279 –> 00:49:27,640
that’s right that’s when they start

1070
00:49:26,289 –> 00:49:29,650
pushing back and that’s when they hit

1071
00:49:27,640 –> 00:49:31,150
you with those words because you’re not

1072
00:49:29,650 –> 00:49:32,859
challenging their opinions you’re

1073
00:49:31,150 –> 00:49:34,660
challenging their beliefs and they have

1074
00:49:32,859 –> 00:49:37,299
internalized it and has become part of

1075
00:49:34,660 –> 00:49:39,249
them and that is part of the reason that

1076
00:49:37,299 –> 00:49:40,509
the left-right divide is so bad is

1077
00:49:39,249 –> 00:49:43,119
because people have stopped caring about

1078
00:49:40,509 –> 00:49:44,799
the nation as a whole and they care

1079
00:49:43,119 –> 00:49:46,809
right about the right and they care

1080
00:49:44,799 –> 00:49:49,779
about the left and they are fighting for

1081
00:49:46,809 –> 00:49:51,279
it and that is their belief that it’s

1082
00:49:49,779 –> 00:49:54,309
not their opinions it’s their beliefs

1083
00:49:51,279 –> 00:49:55,839
it’s right telling it a flat earther

1084
00:49:54,309 –> 00:49:58,119
that the earth is round like they will

1085
00:49:55,839 –> 00:49:59,650
not listen to anything else right

1086
00:49:58,119 –> 00:50:01,150
because you’re challenging their belief

1087
00:49:59,650 –> 00:50:04,359
system and they will fight back and

1088
00:50:01,150 –> 00:50:06,489
they’ll call you a globe tard and I’m

1089
00:50:04,359 –> 00:50:11,650
certain there’s another name for people

1090
00:50:06,489 –> 00:50:13,959
who know that the earth is round but the

1091
00:50:11,650 –> 00:50:15,789
challenge they hit you they there they

1092
00:50:13,959 –> 00:50:18,699
just fight there’s a group on the ground

1093
00:50:15,789 –> 00:50:21,549
called the called Flat Earth no trolls

1094
00:50:18,699 –> 00:50:23,619
and if you go interesting yeah if you go

1095
00:50:21,549 –> 00:50:25,420
to it if you make fun of flat earthers

1096
00:50:23,619 –> 00:50:27,729
at all they kick you out they kick you

1097
00:50:25,420 –> 00:50:29,170
out and Wadi Utley I have been a member

1098
00:50:27,729 –> 00:50:30,369
of this group for about five years now

1099
00:50:29,170 –> 00:50:34,869
it’s some of the best bathroom reading

1100
00:50:30,369 –> 00:50:36,130
that I have ever found and it’s just

1101
00:50:34,869 –> 00:50:37,509
great you’ll just read through and

1102
00:50:36,130 –> 00:50:39,099
you’ll see people you’re like how can

1103
00:50:37,509 –> 00:50:40,569
the earth be round the sun’s right there

1104
00:50:39,099 –> 00:50:43,509
the moon’s right there and I’m like oh

1105
00:50:40,569 –> 00:50:49,119
man that’s I’m not a scientist I can

1106
00:50:43,509 –> 00:50:51,749
explain that but but they are so much

1107
00:50:49,119 –> 00:50:53,769
against there’s so much against somebody

1108
00:50:51,749 –> 00:50:56,079
challenging their ideas that they will

1109
00:50:53,769 –> 00:50:57,670
kick you out of their groups and this is

1110
00:50:56,079 –> 00:51:00,480
everywhere across the nation

1111
00:50:57,670 –> 00:51:03,520
that’s it like this group is the perfect

1112
00:51:00,480 –> 00:51:05,530
perfect example of what is going on

1113
00:51:03,520 –> 00:51:07,079
everywhere else is people don’t want to

1114
00:51:05,530 –> 00:51:08,680
be they don’t want their voices

1115
00:51:07,079 –> 00:51:10,809
challenged they don’t want their

1116
00:51:08,680 –> 00:51:12,760
opinions and beliefs challenged they

1117
00:51:10,809 –> 00:51:14,109
just want to be left alone with their

1118
00:51:12,760 –> 00:51:15,670
beliefs in anybody that tries to

1119
00:51:14,109 –> 00:51:17,500
infiltrate it they just want to silence

1120
00:51:15,670 –> 00:51:19,059
them kick them out and not have to deal

1121
00:51:17,500 –> 00:51:21,400
with and these are P and these are

1122
00:51:19,059 –> 00:51:25,299
people who don’t want accountability and

1123
00:51:21,400 –> 00:51:26,710
it I know you’ve shown that spiritual

1124
00:51:25,299 –> 00:51:29,859
sort of show so I won’t dwell too much

1125
00:51:26,710 –> 00:51:31,000
on this but as I’ve said multiple guests

1126
00:51:29,859 –> 00:51:33,819
on here they’ve talked about multiple

1127
00:51:31,000 –> 00:51:34,510
different things well as a minister of

1128
00:51:33,819 –> 00:51:39,510
the gospel

1129
00:51:34,510 –> 00:51:44,160
I need accountability I need to be

1130
00:51:39,510 –> 00:51:47,500
challenged to grow more to not be

1131
00:51:44,160 –> 00:51:50,440
comfortable with a spiritual experience

1132
00:51:47,500 –> 00:51:53,349
that I may have had last week or last

1133
00:51:50,440 –> 00:51:56,020
year and just say okay I’m content with

1134
00:51:53,349 –> 00:51:58,450
that I and I’m just gonna stay at that

1135
00:51:56,020 –> 00:52:01,180
level no I need accountability I need I

1136
00:51:58,450 –> 00:52:04,450
need people in my life that can push me

1137
00:52:01,180 –> 00:52:06,400
to go to the next level the people that

1138
00:52:04,450 –> 00:52:09,240
say okay that was good what you’ve

1139
00:52:06,400 –> 00:52:13,240
experienced but there’s so much more

1140
00:52:09,240 –> 00:52:19,180
because within all of us is a capacity

1141
00:52:13,240 –> 00:52:21,400
for so much more and it’s why it’s why

1142
00:52:19,180 –> 00:52:25,329
we don’t stop at just graduating high

1143
00:52:21,400 –> 00:52:29,710
school is why we probably tell our kids

1144
00:52:25,329 –> 00:52:33,369
go to college pick up a trade join the

1145
00:52:29,710 –> 00:52:36,460
military because there its capacity for

1146
00:52:33,369 –> 00:52:39,880
so much more it is why the person means

1147
00:52:36,460 –> 00:52:42,339
in their 50s or their 60s contemplates

1148
00:52:39,880 –> 00:52:46,000
going back to school right it’s why is

1149
00:52:42,339 –> 00:52:49,150
why the single mother with two kids says

1150
00:52:46,000 –> 00:52:52,780
you know what it is challenging right

1151
00:52:49,150 –> 00:52:55,780
now but there is capacity for so much

1152
00:52:52,780 –> 00:52:58,109
more it is why people go for masters and

1153
00:52:55,780 –> 00:53:00,760
so much people go for their doctorates

1154
00:52:58,109 –> 00:53:03,599
because they don’t want to limit

1155
00:53:00,760 –> 00:53:06,730
themselves to just this one time

1156
00:53:03,599 –> 00:53:08,980
euphoria where they said okay that is

1157
00:53:06,730 –> 00:53:10,840
the cute ality of my experience that’s

1158
00:53:08,980 –> 00:53:13,390
going to be the totality

1159
00:53:10,840 –> 00:53:16,180
of my life no there’s within all of us

1160
00:53:13,390 –> 00:53:18,430
there is capacity for so much more if

1161
00:53:16,180 –> 00:53:21,340
she gets it comes down to if we’re gonna

1162
00:53:18,430 –> 00:53:25,320
be willing to tap into her right and

1163
00:53:21,340 –> 00:53:27,580
that’s why the like I’m not a big fan of

1164
00:53:25,320 –> 00:53:29,080
forcing kids Arden you know telling kids

1165
00:53:27,580 –> 00:53:32,200
they need to go to college not a fan of

1166
00:53:29,080 –> 00:53:34,180
it right never have been already you

1167
00:53:32,200 –> 00:53:35,380
know that I was told you need to go to

1168
00:53:34,180 –> 00:53:37,060
college or you’ll never get a good job

1169
00:53:35,380 –> 00:53:38,710
you’ll need to go to college or you’ll

1170
00:53:37,060 –> 00:53:41,650
never get a good job and then I looked

1171
00:53:38,710 –> 00:53:43,330
at the same thing yeah it’s false it is

1172
00:53:41,650 –> 00:53:45,220
it’s happened late fall patently false

1173
00:53:43,330 –> 00:53:47,830
you know like I could have gone to a

1174
00:53:45,220 –> 00:53:49,900
trade school for a year-and-a-half been

1175
00:53:47,830 –> 00:53:53,590
paid off after six months or something

1176
00:53:49,900 –> 00:53:54,970
of work Duncan and then then there’s

1177
00:53:53,590 –> 00:53:57,070
always gonna be a need for plumbers

1178
00:53:54,970 –> 00:53:59,260
technicians and people will work with

1179
00:53:57,070 –> 00:54:00,850
air conditioning and lightning there’s

1180
00:53:59,260 –> 00:54:02,650
not gonna always be a need for a lawyer

1181
00:54:00,850 –> 00:54:04,210
there’s not gonna always be a need for a

1182
00:54:02,650 –> 00:54:05,620
politician well let’s not say that one

1183
00:54:04,210 –> 00:54:09,430
of our sponsors is Chris Reynolds law

1184
00:54:05,620 –> 00:54:12,930
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1185
00:54:09,430 –> 00:54:16,320
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1186
00:54:12,930 –> 00:54:18,460
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1187
00:54:16,320 –> 00:54:19,960
there’s always a need for Chris Reynolds

1188
00:54:18,460 –> 00:54:22,030
there may not be a need for another

1189
00:54:19,960 –> 00:54:27,160
lawyer but there’s always need for Chris

1190
00:54:22,030 –> 00:54:29,560
Reynolds fair enough fair enough so

1191
00:54:27,160 –> 00:54:31,210
we’re actually coming up on time here

1192
00:54:29,560 –> 00:54:33,370
but let’s talk real quick let’s talk

1193
00:54:31,210 –> 00:54:35,890
about I wanted to talk about project 21

1194
00:54:33,370 –> 00:54:39,520
we’ve been doing a lot of free speech I

1195
00:54:35,890 –> 00:54:42,520
hate so project 21 is it’s a

1196
00:54:39,520 –> 00:54:44,110
conservative group made up of black

1197
00:54:42,520 –> 00:54:47,080
Americans who try to get the

1198
00:54:44,110 –> 00:54:49,810
conservative message out too short to

1199
00:54:47,080 –> 00:54:51,760
the black community right we they’ve

1200
00:54:49,810 –> 00:54:54,580
been existence for quite some time I

1201
00:54:51,760 –> 00:54:59,260
came on board project 21 I want to say

1202
00:54:54,580 –> 00:55:01,830
roughly I can’t remember for probably

1203
00:54:59,260 –> 00:55:06,850
the genesis of the Barack Obama

1204
00:55:01,830 –> 00:55:09,280
administration because at that time it’s

1205
00:55:06,850 –> 00:55:11,950
automatically assumed that the majority

1206
00:55:09,280 –> 00:55:13,810
of the black population supported Barack

1207
00:55:11,950 –> 00:55:15,790
Obama but they were black conservatives

1208
00:55:13,810 –> 00:55:17,830
who had different views and perspective

1209
00:55:15,790 –> 00:55:19,480
and we wanted to get our voice heard and

1210
00:55:17,830 –> 00:55:23,080
so the National Center for Public Policy

1211
00:55:19,480 –> 00:55:24,670
and research gave us an outlet into

1212
00:55:23,080 –> 00:55:27,309
which to Express

1213
00:55:24,670 –> 00:55:30,250
political and cultural commentary on

1214
00:55:27,309 –> 00:55:32,769
current events and issues and so I’ve

1215
00:55:30,250 –> 00:55:34,660
been a part of project 21 and so we do

1216
00:55:32,769 –> 00:55:39,880
radio interviews because television

1217
00:55:34,660 –> 00:55:43,109
interviews various media outlets on

1218
00:55:39,880 –> 00:55:46,750
various political and cultural topics so

1219
00:55:43,109 –> 00:55:48,460
how difficult is it because I know that

1220
00:55:46,750 –> 00:55:53,049
the media the media and the government

1221
00:55:48,460 –> 00:55:55,319
has they they they push the left to the

1222
00:55:53,049 –> 00:55:57,579
black community like I know a lot of

1223
00:55:55,319 –> 00:55:58,839
many many of the black people that I

1224
00:55:57,579 –> 00:56:00,130
have met throughout my life except

1225
00:55:58,839 –> 00:56:01,000
they’re Democrats they were born

1226
00:56:00,130 –> 00:56:02,250
Democrats and they’re going to be

1227
00:56:01,000 –> 00:56:05,529
Democrats for the rest of their lives

1228
00:56:02,250 –> 00:56:09,819
sure how difficult is it to spread that

1229
00:56:05,529 –> 00:56:19,960
message into the black community that’s

1230
00:56:09,819 –> 00:56:24,670
a very good question and so the the best

1231
00:56:19,960 –> 00:56:28,750
way to approach communities is to talk

1232
00:56:24,670 –> 00:56:32,609
about policy it is policy not politics

1233
00:56:28,750 –> 00:56:39,460
it’s going to have the direct and most

1234
00:56:32,609 –> 00:56:43,990
impactful and most impactful resonation

1235
00:56:39,460 –> 00:56:47,259
in communities the mistake that I did

1236
00:56:43,990 –> 00:56:50,140
when I got into politics was that I was

1237
00:56:47,259 –> 00:56:54,880
so eager and so zealous to defend a

1238
00:56:50,140 –> 00:56:57,039
party and a lot of things what

1239
00:56:54,880 –> 00:56:58,359
conservatives get wrong is that they

1240
00:56:57,039 –> 00:57:01,390
want to they want to give black people

1241
00:56:58,359 –> 00:57:03,670
with history lesson the Republican Party

1242
00:57:01,390 –> 00:57:06,339
freed the slaves it was the party of

1243
00:57:03,670 –> 00:57:08,829
Lincoln the party affected Douglas and

1244
00:57:06,339 –> 00:57:10,539
history is important because if you

1245
00:57:08,829 –> 00:57:11,109
don’t know history if you don’t know

1246
00:57:10,539 –> 00:57:12,640
where you’ve been

1247
00:57:11,109 –> 00:57:15,869
you’re not gonna know where you’re going

1248
00:57:12,640 –> 00:57:18,430
but you also have to realize that

1249
00:57:15,869 –> 00:57:20,920
they’re gonna come to you and say okay

1250
00:57:18,430 –> 00:57:25,390
thank you for the history lecture but

1251
00:57:20,920 –> 00:57:28,630
what are you currently doing and so you

1252
00:57:25,390 –> 00:57:30,609
talk about issues that are relevant you

1253
00:57:28,630 –> 00:57:32,470
don’t get him to the tribalism you talk

1254
00:57:30,609 –> 00:57:35,410
about issues issues like criminal

1255
00:57:32,470 –> 00:57:37,029
justice reform how that affects minority

1256
00:57:35,410 –> 00:57:39,759
communities

1257
00:57:37,029 –> 00:57:41,709
patient licensing how that affects

1258
00:57:39,759 –> 00:57:45,640
minority teams with government

1259
00:57:41,709 –> 00:57:48,729
regulations for ex-offenders or those

1260
00:57:45,640 –> 00:57:52,630
people who want to have who work in

1261
00:57:48,729 –> 00:57:56,199
barber shop or hair hair salon and they

1262
00:57:52,630 –> 00:57:58,390
have to get so many documents then they

1263
00:57:56,199 –> 00:58:00,579
have to get so much regulation that it

1264
00:57:58,390 –> 00:58:03,640
prohibits them from excelling that the

1265
00:58:00,579 –> 00:58:06,729
ones you talk about breaking internal

1266
00:58:03,640 –> 00:58:09,549
and external barriers that prohibit

1267
00:58:06,729 –> 00:58:12,219
people from reaching their their max

1268
00:58:09,549 –> 00:58:14,890
potential when you bring that message

1269
00:58:12,219 –> 00:58:18,130
home you’re gonna find out that people

1270
00:58:14,890 –> 00:58:21,659
are born not people minorities care

1271
00:58:18,130 –> 00:58:24,909
about school choice they know that a

1272
00:58:21,659 –> 00:58:27,189
challenge education or child’s access to

1273
00:58:24,909 –> 00:58:29,829
quality education should not be

1274
00:58:27,189 –> 00:58:32,890
incumbent upon the zip code that they

1275
00:58:29,829 –> 00:58:34,809
live in but that that is that that’s how

1276
00:58:32,890 –> 00:58:38,319
you appeal to a parent that’s how you

1277
00:58:34,809 –> 00:58:41,979
appeal to a child so you have to talk

1278
00:58:38,319 –> 00:58:44,140
about issues and not about politics not

1279
00:58:41,979 –> 00:58:46,689
about a party not about an individual

1280
00:58:44,140 –> 00:58:48,599
because you will find that if you talk

1281
00:58:46,689 –> 00:58:51,219
about an issue they will gravitate

1282
00:58:48,599 –> 00:58:52,989
towards a conservative position when

1283
00:58:51,219 –> 00:58:54,489
they may gravitate towards the

1284
00:58:52,989 –> 00:58:58,829
conservative candidate but you would

1285
00:58:54,489 –> 00:58:58,829
never know that if you don’t start with

1286
00:59:01,709 –> 00:59:07,359
to be humble enough to know that your

1287
00:59:05,109 –> 00:59:10,869
thought process in which you may have

1288
00:59:07,359 –> 00:59:13,390
previously learned could be wrong so

1289
00:59:10,869 –> 00:59:15,909
when minority communities when first if

1290
00:59:13,390 –> 00:59:18,819
we experience some apprehension it has

1291
00:59:15,909 –> 00:59:20,709
to be humble enough to say well we

1292
00:59:18,819 –> 00:59:22,719
haven’t put an effort in the last 20 or

1293
00:59:20,709 –> 00:59:25,119
30 40 years so of course it’s gonna be

1294
00:59:22,719 –> 00:59:28,630
apprehension but you keep trying you

1295
00:59:25,119 –> 00:59:31,989
keep showing up it’s not like at

1296
00:59:28,630 –> 00:59:36,759
something it is really not it is having

1297
00:59:31,989 –> 00:59:39,069
a genuine care for people and for their

1298
00:59:36,759 –> 00:59:40,869
families if you have a genuine genuine

1299
00:59:39,069 –> 00:59:45,719
care for people in their family they

1300
00:59:40,869 –> 00:59:47,859
will listen to you and your book

1301
00:59:45,719 –> 00:59:50,510
preservation and purpose the making of a

1302
00:59:47,859 –> 00:59:54,800
young millennial and a manifesto

1303
00:59:50,510 –> 00:59:57,530
politics I’m assuming that just based on

1304
00:59:54,800 –> 00:59:59,900
that it talks about it talked about your

1305
00:59:57,530 –> 01:00:02,900
faith in your faith in God and right

1306
00:59:59,900 –> 01:00:05,560
your life as a preacher about your

1307
01:00:02,900 –> 01:00:07,940
family growing up and how you became a

1308
01:00:05,560 –> 01:00:11,810
conservative or how you become involved

1309
01:00:07,940 –> 01:00:13,930
in politics I included the link on

1310
01:00:11,810 –> 01:00:19,490
YouTube you don’t include other places

1311
01:00:13,930 –> 01:00:21,050
very times anything but is there

1312
01:00:19,490 –> 01:00:23,690
anything is there anything in that book

1313
01:00:21,050 –> 01:00:27,620
specifically that that you wanted people

1314
01:00:23,690 –> 01:00:29,720
to definitely see or hear or short the

1315
01:00:27,620 –> 01:00:31,970
book is twofold and you just alluded to

1316
01:00:29,720 –> 01:00:34,280
it the first part of the book talks

1317
01:00:31,970 –> 01:00:37,520
about events and my life that shaped Who

1318
01:00:34,280 –> 01:00:40,940
I am spiritually culturally and

1319
01:00:37,520 –> 01:00:43,580
political and so the genesis of me

1320
01:00:40,940 –> 01:00:45,710
becoming a conservative the second part

1321
01:00:43,580 –> 01:00:48,920
of them of the book is a call to action

1322
01:00:45,710 –> 01:00:54,280
for Millennials my generation to take

1323
01:00:48,920 –> 01:00:57,050
upon the mantle of leadership to define

1324
01:00:54,280 –> 01:01:00,670
for Millennials to define what the

1325
01:00:57,050 –> 01:01:04,550
narrative is going to be not the media

1326
01:01:00,670 –> 01:01:06,350
not not from previous generations but

1327
01:01:04,550 –> 01:01:08,390
they’re gonna define what the cultural

1328
01:01:06,350 –> 01:01:11,570
and the political narrative of today

1329
01:01:08,390 –> 01:01:15,620
it’s going to be and so I think that

1330
01:01:11,570 –> 01:01:19,280
success of our country is contingent

1331
01:01:15,620 –> 01:01:22,400
upon what my generation does you know I

1332
01:01:19,280 –> 01:01:26,030
think sometimes Millennials they get

1333
01:01:22,400 –> 01:01:28,370
this this label that they’re entitled

1334
01:01:26,030 –> 01:01:29,900
and that they’re lazy and you know I

1335
01:01:28,370 –> 01:01:31,610
have to stick up for him yes there is a

1336
01:01:29,900 –> 01:01:32,200
component at that but they’re also very

1337
01:01:31,610 –> 01:01:35,650
smart

1338
01:01:32,200 –> 01:01:38,990
they’re also very diligent and they will

1339
01:01:35,650 –> 01:01:40,940
they won’t just take something just

1340
01:01:38,990 –> 01:01:44,450
because you said it they’re going to

1341
01:01:40,940 –> 01:01:46,130
intellectually challenge you in and and

1342
01:01:44,450 –> 01:01:47,960
that’s good for all of us because it

1343
01:01:46,130 –> 01:01:50,570
holds us accountable to the thoughts and

1344
01:01:47,960 –> 01:01:53,120
beliefs that we have right that’s what

1345
01:01:50,570 –> 01:01:55,340
the book talks about and from what I’ve

1346
01:01:53,120 –> 01:01:57,920
found is that every generation thinks

1347
01:01:55,340 –> 01:02:00,680
that the generation after them or maybe

1348
01:01:57,920 –> 01:02:03,619
the generation after that one is lazy

1349
01:02:00,680 –> 01:02:05,779
and entitled and

1350
01:02:03,619 –> 01:02:07,579
you know the boomers think about it

1351
01:02:05,779 –> 01:02:09,200
about Gen X the greatest generation or

1352
01:02:07,579 –> 01:02:11,930
about the Millennials the greatest

1353
01:02:09,200 –> 01:02:14,029
generation they were saying it about Gen

1354
01:02:11,930 –> 01:02:17,299
X like and it just that seems to be the

1355
01:02:14,029 –> 01:02:19,160
way it is when right when Gen X was you

1356
01:02:17,299 –> 01:02:20,749
know taking shape in the early 90s if

1357
01:02:19,160 –> 01:02:23,989
they’re a bunch of coffee house

1358
01:02:20,749 –> 01:02:26,719
misanthropes listen to loud music and

1359
01:02:23,989 –> 01:02:29,269
wards ripped pants and flannels every

1360
01:02:26,719 –> 01:02:36,999
day which god bless them for picking my

1361
01:02:29,269 –> 01:02:40,339
style so early but they are old so I

1362
01:02:36,999 –> 01:02:44,390
revert back to the 50s or 60s and 70s

1363
01:02:40,339 –> 01:02:48,710
and music and things of that nature so I

1364
01:02:44,390 –> 01:02:50,779
can knock your resume right it just

1365
01:02:48,710 –> 01:02:52,190
seems that that’s the way it is and for

1366
01:02:50,779 –> 01:02:53,509
the most part yeah you are gonna have

1367
01:02:52,190 –> 01:02:55,549
the people in the generation that are

1368
01:02:53,509 –> 01:02:57,229
lazy and that are entitled but you still

1369
01:02:55,549 –> 01:02:59,630
have the people who are the hard workers

1370
01:02:57,229 –> 01:03:01,549
and the people who know that they have

1371
01:02:59,630 –> 01:03:04,309
to actually go out there and do things

1372
01:03:01,549 –> 01:03:08,259
in order to make a life for themselves

1373
01:03:04,309 –> 01:03:13,069
or it to better the planet as a whole

1374
01:03:08,259 –> 01:03:14,869
correct and I mean you’re obviously one

1375
01:03:13,069 –> 01:03:20,539
of the people like the list of things

1376
01:03:14,869 –> 01:03:22,009
that you do is just insane you’re one of

1377
01:03:20,539 –> 01:03:23,779
the Millennials out there who is

1378
01:03:22,009 –> 01:03:26,059
actually going out and making a

1379
01:03:23,779 –> 01:03:26,900
difference in this world and is doing it

1380
01:03:26,059 –> 01:03:30,769
are you’re very kind

1381
01:03:26,900 –> 01:03:33,380
I’m trying I’m just trying to trying to

1382
01:03:30,769 –> 01:03:36,200
be a voice to those who don’t have a

1383
01:03:33,380 –> 01:03:38,900
voice or those who realize that they

1384
01:03:36,200 –> 01:03:40,519
don’t have who have yet to realize that

1385
01:03:38,900 –> 01:03:43,309
they have a capacity to have a voice to

1386
01:03:40,519 –> 01:03:47,059
themselves so I’m just trying my best to

1387
01:03:43,309 –> 01:03:51,529
contribute to society to not let my life

1388
01:03:47,059 –> 01:03:54,710
be wasteful right so final question that

1389
01:03:51,529 –> 01:03:57,969
I have for you have you picked up water

1390
01:03:54,710 –> 01:03:57,969
toilet paper and bread yet

1391
01:03:59,490 –> 01:04:03,809
I first of all I do want to say about

1392
01:04:01,950 –> 01:04:06,150
some prayers to those who are in the

1393
01:04:03,809 –> 01:04:10,079
pathway of Hurricane Dorie and I think

1394
01:04:06,150 –> 01:04:12,809
that’s the name that’s a given

1395
01:04:10,079 –> 01:04:15,990
I do hope that everyone’s able to find

1396
01:04:12,809 –> 01:04:18,210
shelter and everyone’s able to get the

1397
01:04:15,990 –> 01:04:23,040
necessities needed for hurricane

1398
01:04:18,210 –> 01:04:25,020
preparation I’m I’m in Tampa where I’m

1399
01:04:23,040 –> 01:04:28,980
currently at I think I’d be good

1400
01:04:25,020 –> 01:04:33,150
they gotta be ok and so preparations

1401
01:04:28,980 –> 01:04:36,690
have been made and hopefully this will

1402
01:04:33,150 –> 01:04:40,740
be a storm that will cause little to no

1403
01:04:36,690 –> 01:04:44,099
damage no fatalities and praying and

1404
01:04:40,740 –> 01:04:46,380
hoping that it will pass over court no

1405
01:04:44,099 –> 01:04:50,460
absolutely with with every hurricane

1406
01:04:46,380 –> 01:04:53,579
that hits I you know I always wish for

1407
01:04:50,460 –> 01:04:56,579
the least amount to be done damage to be

1408
01:04:53,579 –> 01:04:59,130
done and for people you know go out and

1409
01:04:56,579 –> 01:05:01,050
give to the private charities that can

1410
01:04:59,130 –> 01:05:02,730
actually do more absolutely absolutely

1411
01:05:01,050 –> 01:05:05,760
and so that that is something that my

1412
01:05:02,730 –> 01:05:07,859
organization that I’m a part of

1413
01:05:05,760 –> 01:05:10,500
Americans for Prosperity something that

1414
01:05:07,859 –> 01:05:12,750
we are preparing to do and we talked

1415
01:05:10,500 –> 01:05:17,069
about this briefly before the show

1416
01:05:12,750 –> 01:05:21,240
commenced and how Katrina changed

1417
01:05:17,069 –> 01:05:24,180
everything so now you know it’s of

1418
01:05:21,240 –> 01:05:30,390
course Katrina was in August of 2005 and

1419
01:05:24,180 –> 01:05:32,819
so now it’s better to over prepare it

1420
01:05:30,390 –> 01:05:37,619
was one year ago today that the

1421
01:05:32,819 –> 01:05:40,260
hurricane hit Houston and Harvey

1422
01:05:37,619 –> 01:05:44,700
hurricane Harding hurricane yeah and I

1423
01:05:40,260 –> 01:05:46,230
gave JJ Watt the Titans defensive player

1424
01:05:44,700 –> 01:05:48,059
he started a charity in order to help

1425
01:05:46,230 –> 01:05:51,420
the people of Houston I don’t yes he did

1426
01:05:48,059 –> 01:05:53,130
I gave money to that because I won’t

1427
01:05:51,420 –> 01:05:55,530
give what was and what was so great and

1428
01:05:53,130 –> 01:05:57,359
impactful about that its hat is that he

1429
01:05:55,530 –> 01:05:58,410
didn’t he didn’t depend on the

1430
01:05:57,359 –> 01:06:00,089
government right

1431
01:05:58,410 –> 01:06:02,160
he didn’t depend on American Red Cross

1432
01:06:00,089 –> 01:06:04,680
you know he went straight to the

1433
01:06:02,160 –> 01:06:06,390
community and you know Matt that’s

1434
01:06:04,680 –> 01:06:07,260
that’s the strength of our nation

1435
01:06:06,390 –> 01:06:09,540
exactly

1436
01:06:07,260 –> 01:06:10,690
not not government we as community and

1437
01:06:09,540 –> 01:06:12,970
he raised a ton of money

1438
01:06:10,690 –> 01:06:14,170
and it helped out a lot yesterday there

1439
01:06:12,970 –> 01:06:17,170
are people around here that are doing

1440
01:06:14,170 –> 01:06:19,869
the exact same thing so if if this area

1441
01:06:17,170 –> 01:06:23,730
if any area needs it find people like

1442
01:06:19,869 –> 01:06:27,550
that don’t don’t rely on the government

1443
01:06:23,730 –> 01:06:29,770
but be safe over this Labor Day weekend

1444
01:06:27,550 –> 01:06:31,000
because everybody be safe I don’t care

1445
01:06:29,770 –> 01:06:34,569
if you’re in the hurricane path or not I

1446
01:06:31,000 –> 01:06:36,880
like be safe with Labor Day Rankin and I

1447
01:06:34,569 –> 01:06:38,410
don’t drink so if you need a ride home

1448
01:06:36,880 –> 01:06:40,869
give me a call because I’ll definitely

1449
01:06:38,410 –> 01:06:44,230
pick you up so you’re not driving but

1450
01:06:40,869 –> 01:06:46,300
call but to you especially have a great

1451
01:06:44,230 –> 01:06:48,970
Labor Day we can stay safe say as dry as

1452
01:06:46,300 –> 01:06:50,380
possible I’m gonna do the outro is there

1453
01:06:48,970 –> 01:06:51,369
anything you want to close with anything

1454
01:06:50,380 –> 01:06:53,740
you want to pitch anything you want to

1455
01:06:51,369 –> 01:06:55,300
tell people is that a man I just wanted

1456
01:06:53,740 –> 01:06:58,630
to say thank you so much for allowing me

1457
01:06:55,300 –> 01:07:01,329
to come on your show I’ve enjoyed the

1458
01:06:58,630 –> 01:07:01,569
conversation immensely and let’s do it

1459
01:07:01,329 –> 01:07:03,760
again

1460
01:07:01,569 –> 01:07:05,260
absolutely you are welcome on anytime

1461
01:07:03,760 –> 01:07:07,990
and anytime you want to get together and

1462
01:07:05,260 –> 01:07:10,270
grab lunch and you I am always down

1463
01:07:07,990 –> 01:07:12,400
we’ll do it all right sounds good

1464
01:07:10,270 –> 01:07:13,839
everybody I thank you Matt have a great

1465
01:07:12,400 –> 01:07:17,440
night all right you too buddy I’ll talk

1466
01:07:13,839 –> 01:07:19,930
to you later to everybody else thank you

1467
01:07:17,440 –> 01:07:21,490
so much for tuning in remember I don’t

1468
01:07:19,930 –> 01:07:24,520
know if Jason’s doing a show tomorrow or

1469
01:07:21,490 –> 01:07:28,030
not he may still be out of town so you

1470
01:07:24,520 –> 01:07:30,069
can possibly tune in tomorrow to see mr.

1471
01:07:28,030 –> 01:07:32,650
America the bearded truth if he is not

1472
01:07:30,069 –> 01:07:37,119
having a show tomorrow you can tune in

1473
01:07:32,650 –> 01:07:39,069
on you can tune in on Monday for Jason

1474
01:07:37,119 –> 01:07:42,280
lion mr. America the bearded truth and

1475
01:07:39,069 –> 01:07:44,440
then on Tuesday you’ve got spike and me

1476
01:07:42,280 –> 01:07:46,270
coming back for my fella or no that’s

1477
01:07:44,440 –> 01:07:48,460
not a horror show that’s spike show for

1478
01:07:46,270 –> 01:07:50,290
muddied waters of freedom where spike

1479
01:07:48,460 –> 01:07:52,780
and I will be parsing through the week’s

1480
01:07:50,290 –> 01:07:55,780
events and then next Wednesday spike

1481
01:07:52,780 –> 01:08:00,310
Cohen will be back from his jus event as

1482
01:07:55,780 –> 01:08:03,160
he called it in Atlanta to go talk with

1483
01:08:00,310 –> 01:08:04,930
somebody I don’t have who to talk with

1484
01:08:03,160 –> 01:08:08,490
somebody on his show my fellow Americans

1485
01:08:04,930 –> 01:08:12,220
and then next week right back here an

1486
01:08:08,490 –> 01:08:14,170
all-new episode of the writer’s block

1487
01:08:12,220 –> 01:08:17,620
have a great weekend if you are in

1488
01:08:14,170 –> 01:08:20,589
Florida stay safe stay dry make sure

1489
01:08:17,620 –> 01:08:22,690
that you get everything that you need

1490
01:08:20,589 –> 01:08:24,290
and if you feel that you need to

1491
01:08:22,690 –> 01:08:26,660
evacuate get out

1492
01:08:24,290 –> 01:08:28,580
to everybody else have a safe one if you

1493
01:08:26,660 –> 01:08:30,980
are around please call me don’t drink

1494
01:08:28,580 –> 01:08:32,150
and drive do not do it call me I will

1495
01:08:30,980 –> 01:08:34,730
come and get you

1496
01:08:32,150 –> 01:08:36,970
everybody have a great and safe holiday

1497
01:08:34,730 –> 01:09:02,220
weekend

1498
01:08:36,970 –> 01:09:05,370
[Music]

1499
01:09:02,220 –> 01:09:08,490
save me a lonely dragging dead I’ll try

1500
01:09:05,370 –> 01:09:10,320
to use your body as a life raft cuz if

1501
01:09:08,490 –> 01:09:15,760
there’s room enough for one there must

1502
01:09:10,320 –> 01:09:41,140
be a foot to sell you to the sunshine

1503
01:09:15,760 –> 01:09:41,140
[Music]

1504
01:09:41,659 –> 01:09:46,779
in places broadcast the evening news

1505
01:09:44,480 –> 01:09:46,779
hour

1506
01:09:46,830 –> 01:09:53,800
[Music]

1507
01:09:51,630 –> 01:09:56,980
[Applause]

1508
01:09:53,800 –> 01:09:59,150
[Music]

1509
01:09:56,980 –> 01:10:03,579
[Applause]

1510
01:09:59,150 –> 01:10:06,349
[Music]

1511
01:10:03,579 –> 01:10:09,610
don’t bother swimming and to save me I

1512
01:10:06,349 –> 01:10:09,610
will only track it

1513
01:10:10,510 –> 01:10:26,090
don’t bother sweater to save me I will

1514
01:10:14,090 –> 01:10:28,929
only drag that one myself it’s a

1515
01:10:26,090 –> 01:10:28,929
standard

1516
01:10:30,180 –> 01:10:40,069
[Music]


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