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John Loeffler: January 22, 2018

Comments from a closed door meeting were all the rage in the news this week.  But is it really important?  In this week's boralogue, John looks at the underlying issues inside of – shall we say – outhouse countries and the importance of assimilation for those who immigrate here.  Why are the media spending so much time dissecting comments and ignoring the real issue of what's happening in these countries?

In our clip of the week, Dr. Ze'ev Maghen, Chair of Middle Eastern History at Bar-Ilan University in Israel, speaks about the Iran protest as well as Sunnis and Shias in Iran and the Muslim world.

Since the media won't cover the Iranian protests, we'll talk with someone who will.  Ken Timmerman (, President and CEO of the Foundation for Democracy in Iran joins us to discuss how these protests are different from those in 1979 and 2009 and why the powers that be in the West seem to favor the regime.

Did conservative social media sites have an impact on the 2016 election?  John Hawkins (, head of Right Wing News online, believes they did and now the social media giants are doing all they can to ban or otherwise impede the free speech and outreach of conservative accounts and pages.

Jesus said that Christians would not be popular with culture, but progressives within the church are trying to move Christian thought toward popularity.  Author and retired cold-case homicide detective J. Warner Wallace ( advocates for stronger teaching of traditional Biblical principles and preparing our youth to defend their faith in secular society and in the church.

Finally, John takes a look at the history of fake news and how we arrived at the somewhat dysfunctional mainstream press we have today.  There is a war on freedom of speech and we are all – media and consumers alike – fighters in that war.

John’s quote of the week:

"Your religious worldview base will establish your ethics and your morals, which establishes what you view in terms of law, in terms of economics, and in terms of society.  You can't separate these things out – they are all one."

In this week’s Section 6, John looks at globalist history and the tactics they use, which explains their hatred toward Donald Trump who fights against them.  He goes on to discuss the change in global temperatures away from heating and how the alarmists are pushing us in the wrong direction.  Minority unemployment is down – how much of that is attributable to the President?  Finally, John examines Christian persecution and no-go zones in Sweden.


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