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Sat, Feb 19, 2022 05:00 AM

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Hosts: R. Paul Martin & Pickles of the North
Topics:
  • Covid~19 cases in the whole world - 421,113,096 on Friday.
  • Covid~19 deaths in the whole world - 5,871,258 on Friday.
  • Covid~19 cases in the United States of America - 78,351,465 on Friday.
  • Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America - 933,513 on Friday.
  • Covid~19 deaths in the United States of America since our last program - 16,070.
  • Pandemic obstinance - About 1,430 city workers were fired for not getting vaccinated against COVID
  • Late Winter is here - Spring is not far away.
  • Trump  - He and two of his children must testify at a deposition regarding fraudulent business practices.
  • Truckers in Canada - Pickles of the North talked about the Candian government finally dealing with them.
  • Russian invasion crisis - Will Putin's own vast wealth be a factor in this?
Synopsis:

Is It 1938 All Over Again?

We talked about Russian forces surrounding Ukraine. Valdimir Putin is reportedly worth over $200 billion. Does that make him personally vulnerable to sanctions or immune from them?

We talked about the 1,430 New York City workers who were fired just before our last program because they refused to get vaccinated against COVID-19. That's around 0.38% of the total city work force. About 4,000 of them had been refusing to get vaccinated, but it appears that about 2,570 city workers decided to keep their jobs and got vaccinated at the last minute.

We talked about a New York judge ordering former president Trump and his two children to testify within 21 days in a long-running state civil investigation into his shady business practices.

We questioned Trump's sanity after he accused Hilary Clinton of, "break(ing) into the White House, my apartment, buildings I own."

We talked about the megadrought happening in the western part of this country. Research has shown that it's the worst drought in 1,200 years!

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