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Jim Stroud fights to save America from the Woke agenda by exposing the left and inspiring right turns with facts and informed opinions. Subscribe now to hear intriguing interviews, political and social commentary on current events and the occasional history lesson from a patriotic and conservative p… read more

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Vaccination Mandates Result in Obligatory Firings, Causing Reference Headaches for Job Seekers

January 21st, 2022

29:21

Have you been fired or have you quit for not being vaccinated. Countless employers nationwide are firing or modifying employment status of those who will not get vaccinated. Plus some employees are leaving rather than …

Today's Truth Was Yesterday's Conspiracy Theory

January 20th, 2022

56:48

THE JIM STROUD SHOW - Much of what we accept as fact today was considered a conspiracy theory a year ago. In this episode, Jim Stroud reviews the narratives of the mainstream media related to the pandemic and how the …

Racism Exists in America but America is NOT a Racist Country

January 19th, 2022

47:02

THE JIM STROUD SHOW - In this episode of The Jim Stroud Show, Jim opines on race relations and argues against the narrative that America is inherently racist. He supports his claim with data on the rates of interracial …

Groupthink, Medical Tyranny and Dr. Peter McCullough

January 18th, 2022

47:48

THE JIM STROUD SHOW - Groupthink is a dangerous thing. What happens when no one is allowed to challenge an idea or the person who proposed it? What happens when inconvenient facts disrupt an established narrative? Well, …

Is Politics The New Religion In America?

January 17th, 2022

48:42

THE JIM STROUD SHOW - The American people have become so hyper-polarized that some find it impossible to be friends, date or work with someone of a …

Listener Update - January 16, 2022

January 17th, 2022

4:04

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VIDEO - I Don't Get the Outrage about Voter ID Laws. It makes no sense to me.

December 11th, 2021

8:44

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In this episode of "The Jim Stroud Show," I take issue with Voter ID laws being racist and the hoopla surrounding GA House Bill 531 which Democrats see as an …

The Psychology of the Mask

December 5th, 2021

28:17

I had a very casual conversation today with Dr. Linda Laird about the mask bullying which is all too common these days. I knew about this phenomenon …

The Secret to Recognizing Beauty is Within You

November 28th, 2021

32:08

The holidays are supposed to be festive but so many people get depressed around this time. Sometimes the source of the anxiety is not recognizing the …

Why is America the world's police force?

November 23rd, 2021

38:44

Should America be the world's policeman? Some say yes because with great power comes great responsibility. Others say no, believing instead that we …

Gothix is cool.

November 18th, 2021

34:38

Today... Gothix. I had in my mind that when I spoke to Gothix I would keep it about her journey from online gamer to social commentator but I could …

The Scourge of Abortion in the Black Community

November 15th, 2021

28:10

Today, I had the absolute honor of speaking with Apostle Arnold M. Culbreath who has been serving in various Preaching, Teaching, Pastoral, Kingdom …

Are you in a political cult? (This is how you know for sure.)

November 12th, 2021

53:01

Oh boy, oh boy, ohhhh boy... Today I spoke with Radhia Gleis, author of "The Followers: “Holy Hell” and the Disciples of Narcissistic Leaders" and …

122 - How To Fix Our Prison Systems: A Conversation with David Figueroa

November 10th, 2021

34:49

Today, I interviewed David Figueroa of Second Chance Renovations. I found his background inspirational and that's why I had him on the show. In addition to discussing his phenomenal work with returning citizens, we …

Listener update - Nov 1st

October 31st, 2021

0:50

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121 - This is How You Fix the Black Community

October 25th, 2021

35:02

In my interview with Kendall Qualls, we discuss his non-profit organization - "Take Charge" and how it promotes personal accountability, family and …

120 - Big Big Decisions on Little Little Data

October 18th, 2021

57:32

David Wiseman Ph.D., M.R.Pharm.S. and I had a FASCINATING talk about the healthcare industry and by the end of it, I was balled up in a fetal position and having trouble sleeping. And I am only slightly exaggerating. …

119 - Critical Race Theory is Tearing This Nation Apart

October 14th, 2021

27:05

It is not often that I get to sit with a Conservative Icon so, I relish the time with Dr. Carol Swain as long as I possibly can. We discussed her …

118 - Why do Blacks keep voting Democrat?

October 11th, 2021

37:22

Autry Pruitt is on mission to make Black America Republicans again by convincing 15% of Black Democrats to vote Republican. How will he accomplish that? Tune in to hear his plan, along with other topics sure to make …

117 - Why are Muslims Better at Converting Prison Inmates than Christians?

October 10th, 2021

43:09

Today marks the return of one of my more controversial guests - IQ al Rassooli. In this episode we dive deeper into Islam and its compatibility with …

116 - Dr Li-Meng Yan is telling the truth about Covid-19

October 4th, 2021

59:59

Today I was honored to speak with the courageous Dr. Li-Meng Yan about why she believes Covid-19 was a bioweapon and not a lab leak. She speaks with clarity and authority and I hope her crusade to get the truth out does …

115 - The Bodyguard of GA Wants Your Vote

October 4th, 2021

30:41

Do you know who the bodyguard of GA is? If not, you will learn about him soon as he campaigns for your votes to save the political soul of GA. In …

114 - How To Listen To and Understand The Other Side

October 4th, 2021

23:30

Today, I spoke to Jihan Varsicco who publishes The Flipside, a political newsletter that presents left and right opinion on social and political …

113 - Patriotism means different things to different people. What should it mean today?

September 29th, 2021

25:37

Today I had a thoughtful and inspiring conversation with Lenny McAllister about the education system in America, the dangerous march towards …

112 - Doctor Exposes The Shadowy World of Healthcare in America

September 28th, 2021

31:30

Today I spoke with Dr. David Wilcox about his CONTROVERSIAL book, "How to Avoid Being a Victim of the American Healthcare System: A Patient’s …

111 - The Secret Sauce to Educational Excellence: Freedom, Community and Service

September 24th, 2021

35:42

One of the reasons why I love podcasting so much is because I get to talk with fascinating people. One of them being my guest - Hans Hageman. Today we talked about education. There are a lot of things wrong with the …

110 - Has the Left lost their collective minds? A chat with Jeff Charles

September 23rd, 2021

37:44

Today, Jeff Charles and I had a meeting of the minds to lament the left and make wacky predictions (well, I did anyway) about the future of Democrats, Republicans and the rest of the country. 

These were our talking …

109 - China is not our friend. Part 2 - Evergrande and China's Economic Crisis

September 22nd, 2021

52:09

Because you demanded it! I have another chat with Marcel Grzanna about China (CCP) and how they are not our friend. In this conversation we discuss how the Evergrande crisis in China is hurting China's economy and what …

108 - Does being albino increase your white privilege?: An interview with Jeff Gray

September 21st, 2021

31:52

Jeff Gray is visually impaired and albino yet, he has managed to achieve an amazing career in Human Resources. In this candid interview, Jeff gets personal about his life experiences and how personal accountability has …

107 - What happened to Big Mama?: An interview with Jimmy Tillman

September 21st, 2021

47:57

In this episode I speak with Jimmy Tillman as he drops truth bomb after truth bomb about the importance of education, personal accountability and how the slave mentality has infected the black community. Be advised that …

#106 - What's wrong with giving pornography to children? Are you kidding me?!!

September 16th, 2021

33:32

"What's wrong with giving pornography to children?" is a question that many educators pondered as parents raged against them at school board …

#105 - The Entire Healthcare Industry and US Political System Wants to Destroy Steve LaTulippe (and other Doctors like him)

September 16th, 2021

26:55

My conversation with Steve LaTulippe (pronounced "LAH-too-LEAP") sent chills down my spine. By practicing evidence-based medicine, he dared to rebel …

#104 - Are Islam and Sharia law compatible with American culture?

September 15th, 2021

1:05:28

Wow! Wow! A thousand times... Wow! I had one of the most unbelievable conversations today with IQ Rassooli about Islam, the Quran, and lesser known …

#103 - If you ain't Democrat then, you ain't black!

September 14th, 2021

32:23

I had the most intriguing conversation with Derrick Wilburn today on race and politics. It was poignant, humorous and paradigm-shifting in a number …

#102 - Can My Employer Mandate that I Get the Vaccine or Threaten Me With Termination?

September 10th, 2021

1:20:16

In a blatant exercise of government overreach, President Biden decrees new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans. Can he legally do that? My guest - Dr. Henry Ealy says, "no" and backs that up with legal precedent …

#101 - The Devil Made Him Do It: Deconstructing Saul Alinsky

September 10th, 2021

34:46

Today I sat down with Cathi Chamberlain and discussed Saul Alinsky's radical leftist tactics, why they work and how to defeat them. We also pondered:

#100 - Are the vaccines working? What does the data say?

September 9th, 2021

24:01

This is the 100th episode of my podcast! Wow. Thank you all for your continued support. (Please leave me a 4-star rating on your favorite podcast …

#99 - If you listen to this podcast, I might have to kill you: My chat with ex-spook Del Wilber

September 8th, 2021

35:35

What do James Bond, Jason Bourne and Jack Bauer have in common? When they need critical info to complete their missions, they call Del Wilber. So, just who is Del Wilber? Wilber is a former Intelligence and …

#98 - No, Everybody Does NOT Get a Trophy

September 7th, 2021

34:00

If you are in need of a positive and inspirational message today, look no further than Robert B. Foster. In this episode, we discuss...

  • Why the …

#97 - The Passion of Brad Freedom

September 7th, 2021

30:49

This was one of those conversations that was jam packed with so much information that you might have to listen twice to be sure you did not miss anything. If nothing else, let the record show that Brad Freedom has a …

#96 - Guns don't kill. People kill.

September 1st, 2021

36:18

If you have any interest at all in the 2nd amendment and your rights as an American citizen then, this is the episode for you! I spoke with Cam Edwards of BearingArms.com and... wow! This guy knows guns! In our …

#95 - Lamenting the Left with Cedric and Brian

August 30th, 2021

31:54

Another episode of "The Things I Think About" has slipped past the censors! Today I chat with Cedric and Brian who join me in lamenting the left and …

#94 - The Cold and Sobering Truth about Afghanistan with LTC Sargis Sangari USA (Ret.)

August 28th, 2021

42:49

Today I had a cold and sobering truth explained to me via Lt Colonel (R) Sargis Sangari. We spoke at length on many topics related to the crisis in …

#93 - Mario Fratto makes his case for America

August 28th, 2021

33:28

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#92 - Amy Phan West Equals Wow

August 25th, 2021

33:28

The last best hope for California and indeed - the United States of America itself, is Americans with the passion and patriotism of Amy Phan West. West's courageous fire is contagious and desperately needed to save …

Lessons Learned from Afghanistan with Amy Forsythe

August 25th, 2021

30:54

I had a very informative conversation with Amy Forsythe who served nearly 18 years in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Combat Correspondent and currently serving in the U.S. Navy Reserve since 2010 as a Public Affairs Officer …

Who killed MLK?: An Interview with Gary Revel

August 24th, 2021

52:20

In this episode of "The Things I Think About Podcast," I have a very interesting conversation with Gary Revel. Who is that? Read on. 

The deaths of JFK, his brother Bobby and the formidable, iconic, Martin Luther King …

Bad Leadership is a Curse

August 20th, 2021

28:36

I had the absolute pleasure today of talking with a young and up and coming conservative leader today - Token Black Guy. With humor, wit and a touch …

I blame the school system and the media but, mostly the schools.

August 19th, 2021

31:14

Derek O'Shea and I were looking at the landscape of neoliberalism and wondering to ourselves, "What is going on?!" After evaluating recent news …

The Browning of America with Donald Wayne

August 19th, 2021

47:35

Census data suggests that in the near future, whites will no longer be the American majority. In this episode, Jim Stroud speculates the significance …

Whatever happened to critical thinking?

August 17th, 2021

41:47

Today, I had a chat with Cason Pratt and why so many people seem hypnotized by the mainstream media. Whatever happened to critical thinking? Cason and I discuss several news stories and the suspension of disbelief that …

Its time to homeschool our kids!

August 10th, 2021

27:21

Is it time to homeschool our kids or, is it better to reform our existing school system? That is one of the questions I asked my guest - Lt. Col Ray …

What they're not telling you about Cuba!

August 10th, 2021

30:56

I had the great joy of experiencing the kindness of Marta Darby who invited me into her virtual kitchen to discuss what the mainstream media is not …

Flying with The Right Winged Angel

August 10th, 2021

35:22

Today I spoke with Oliver Mac aka "The Right Winged Angel" and asked why Instagram likes to censor his content. From there, I talked about the topics he explores on Instagram as well as things we both find disturbing in …

China is not our friend.

August 10th, 2021

48:45

Today's podcast was almost an hour long and could have been much longer. Yes, it was that good. Today, I spoke with my new pal - Marcel Grzanna about …

Policing Ain't Easy

August 10th, 2021

29:36

I had a really nice conversation with Tom Costello and Bill Dempsey from the "Cops Don't Like Donuts" podcast. Time flew by as we discussed their …

The Christian Retort to Black Lives Matter

August 10th, 2021

33:47

Wow! Wow! Wow! My guest Kevin McGary brought some new information to my attention concerning Black Lives Matter that I am still reeling from. (Again, wow.) In this episode, Kevin shares several reasons why Christians …

Jericho Green is my anger translator.

August 10th, 2021

38:45

Have you ever seen the comedy routine of Key and Peele where they are doing an impression of Barack Obama? One will be calm and composed whereas the …

Rob Shavell is all about the privacy...

August 10th, 2021

32:08

If you have nothing to hide then, why should you care about your online privacy? I asked Rob Shavell about that and so many other privacy-related …

Leaving blue cities for red suburbs with Naresh Vissa

August 5th, 2021

25:19

Naresh Vissa and I had a fascinating talk about the trend of so many Americans leaving blue cities for red suburbs. We speculate on the reason why as …

Cops in Crisis: An Interview with Eddie Campa

August 4th, 2021

27:59

Its lonely at the top, especially if you are in law enforcement and politics are preventing you from doing your job. Should you find yourself in this …

Are Blacks in America oppressed or simply ungrateful?

August 3rd, 2021

28:12

Eric Hohol and I had a meeting of the minds today and wow, was it good. We both were ranting on a myriad of topics that could have resulted in a …

True Crime YouTuber Gomer Joseph

August 3rd, 2021

21:51

Today I speak with Gomer Joseph, a popular YouTuber with a passion for true crime! Does Nancy Grace have someone to worry about? Tune in to find out …

The Corporate Wokeplace with Stephanie Kaplan

July 30th, 2021

22:55

What do you do when "Woke" culture is forced up on you at work? One thing you might do is fight back like Stephanie Kaplan. She is the founder and …

How To Be Gay and Conservative with Lady MAGA

July 27th, 2021

32:52

Truly, truly, truly you cannot judge a book by its cover! I had a long and interesting conversation with the drag artist - Lady MAGA. I walked away …

A Civilized Discussion on Violence with Trent Gadner

July 26th, 2021

26:40

Trent Gadner and I had no set agenda which is why its fascinating me how we ended up focused on weapons, martial arts, society's view of men and the need for a manly rite of passage in our country. This was certainly …

Life in Cuba with Poet Robert Gonzalez

July 23rd, 2021

24:54

In this episode, I discuss life in Cuba and the Cuban protests for freedom with entrepreneur and poet Robert Gonzalez.

ABOUT MY GUEST

Robert Gonzalez was raised in Pennsylvania and currently lives in Florida, where he …

What is woke culture doing to our children?

July 22nd, 2021

22:19

I just had a delightful conversation with children's author - Bracha Goetz. in our conversation we discussed her liberal upbringing and the events …

Election Integrity and Democrat Hypocrisy: An Interview with Professor David K. Clements

July 21st, 2021

40:02

If you are a fan of Tucker Carlson or watch Steve Bannon's War Room then, no doubt you are familiar with my guest - Professor David Clements. He is quickly becoming the authoritative voice on election integrity. In my …

How to be Black and Conservative with Joe Mobley

July 19th, 2021

34:20

I spoke with Joe Mobley today about his worldview and what prompted him to become a conservative. Afterwards, we ventured down a long and winding road comparing liberal blacks to conservative blacks, foreign born blacks …

The Political Theater of Election Audits

July 16th, 2021

24:09

I sat down with Jason Davis of "Don't Tread on Liberty Podcast." We discussed many things: Marxism, racism, critical race theory and politics in …

Are Black People Free in America? (An interview with "Tree of Logic")

July 10th, 2021

29:02

Are Black people free in America? If not, what enslaves them? Is it systemic racism? Is it political affiliation? Or is it a lack of cultural …

Reverse Discrimination is Still Discrimination (An interview with Red Blooded Patriot)

July 7th, 2021

28:59

Its one thing to hear about reverse discrimination and quite another to experience it first hand. In this episode, I speak with Jeff Wagner of "Red …

A New Kind Of Evil - Forced Human Organ Harvesting #CHINA

July 3rd, 2021

37:29

I thought that I had heard it all and nothing more could surprise me.  And then, I had a chat with Mitchell Gerber who blew my mind when he informed …

The Black America Accountability Paradox

June 25th, 2021

8:55

Last week the nation honored Juneteenth by making it a national holiday. In most cases, it was celebrated as intended with parades and festivals. …

My interview with Taylor Ealand of Contrarix

June 23rd, 2021

31:25

Since its inception, my Things I Think About podcast has been a series of monologues.  I will continue in that tradition. However, starting today, I …

Isn’t Juneteenth a “made up” holiday created by the left?

June 18th, 2021

10:39

On June 17, 2021, President Joe Biden signed a law proclaiming Juneteenth, June 19, a federal holiday. Juneteenth National Independence Day is the …

America is NOT a racist country (and I can prove it!)

June 12th, 2021

10:32

A recent survey revealed that black people agree that race relations are worse under Biden than when trump was in office.  When I read that it  occurred to me that if someone really wanted to know the state of race …

Who Is More Racist, Democrats or Republicans?

June 12th, 2021

15:45

Despite the best efforts of the mainstream media, I found out that Hunter Biden is quite comfortable using the "N" word. The revelation made me …

A Simple Solution to our Police Problem

June 6th, 2021

14:34

Who wants to be a policeman in the #DefundThePolice era? With so many policemen quitting and retiring, crime rates are exploding. This is a problem …

Go Woke. Go Broke. It happens every time.

May 29th, 2021

9:19

"Get Woke, Go Broke" (aka "Go Woke. Go Broke.") is a phrase coined by the internationally bestselling author John Ringo to express the opinion that …

Are you a racist? Take this quiz and find out.

May 22nd, 2021

10:35

In this episode, I share the literal meaning of the word - 'racism" and then share 3 news stories with you. At the conclusion of the podcast, I ask you if the stories I shared are examples of practiced racism. How you …

4 Reasons Why You Should Ban Critical Race Theory From Your Workplace

May 15th, 2021

17:39

What is critical race theory? It is a movement to make racism socially acceptable. Critical race theory supports the logic that all whites are born …

Can we trust the Trusted News Initiative?

May 7th, 2021

11:35

A big thank you to my readers who keep me sending me interesting breadcrumbs to follow online because they lead to my more interesting rants. The …

Special Report - Are Digital Tattoos the Mark of the Beast?

April 30th, 2021

26:53

The reference to the “mark of the beast” comes up often in tech forums, especially in relation to biometrics. Now I had heard of the possibility of digital tattoos a while ago but did not think we were close to anything …

Twitter Locked My Account. This is why.

April 24th, 2021

6:58

The other day Twitter locked me out of account for violating their rules. What did I share that Twitter found so detestable? Tune in to find out. 

Why You Should NEVER Apologize for Being White

April 24th, 2021

15:39

Racism is never right, no matter the origin. Black people can be just as racist, if not more so, as the white people they complain about. Ironically, that type of racism is acceptable in the mainstream. I discuss the …

Ghettos for thee but not for Me

April 14th, 2021

12:29

Here's a quote from the NY Post, "As protests broke out across the country in the name of Black Lives Matter, the group’s co-founder went on a real estate buying binge, snagging four high-end homes for $3.2 million in …

SURVEY: Race Relations Worse Under Biden than Trump

April 14th, 2021

14:09

To quote Washington Examiner, "According to the latest Rasmussen Reports survey, this one on the George Floyd murder trial of a white Minneapolis …

911 is a joke!

April 14th, 2021

11:29

What happens when a city decides not to prosecute crimes? Specifically, crimes like drug possession, prostitution and defecating in public? Chances …

Listener Update - April 13, 2021

April 14th, 2021

1:47

I wanted to give you a quick heads up on some of the changes happening with our podcast. Yes, our podcast, because we are in this together. 

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The Covid Conspiracy: What They Don't Want You To See

April 9th, 2021

13:28

I dive into a very interesting article about Covid-19 and how certain information, from authoritative voices, are censored online. To quote from the article I discuss, "Informed consent isn’t possible when the opinions …

2 + 2 = 5

April 2nd, 2021

10:04

Heroes do great things. They also perform small acts of resistance. Case in point, one teenage boy resisted his teacher's attempt to turn him into a racist. Sounds weird, I know. Tune in to hear about one inspiring act …

This is Why Recruiters Don't Give Feedback

March 27th, 2021

14:42

I have a background in recruiting so from time to time, I get questions like this via LinkedIn, “Do you think companies should give more feedback to …

Its okay to be racist when...

March 19th, 2021

11:08

One of the tenets of Critical Race Theory is to see racism in everything. I talked about that in my ebook – “Racism Reimagined: How Critical Race Theory Imperils the American Workplace.” Whenever I see reports of hate …

Listener Update - March 18, 2021

March 18th, 2021

1:52

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Who decides the sex of your child?

March 11th, 2021

16:50

Who decides the sex of your child? Biology? Not anymore, if some people have their way. Did you know that there is a growing movement to give the …

What will Black Lives Matter do next?

March 9th, 2021

17:40

Black Lives Matter raised $90,000,000.00 in donations last year. What will they do with all of that money? I share my predictions in this podcast. Spoiler alert: I see parallels with the Back Panther Party from the …

Does Joe Biden have dementia?

March 5th, 2021

12:54

With all due respect and honor due to the leader of the free world, I have to ask, is President Joe Biden all there? There have been rumors of dementia as far back as when he was running for President. I examine the …

No Jab. No Job. Big Problem!

March 2nd, 2021

14:45

Companies the world over are forcing the issue of vaccinations on their present day and future employers. What are the ramifications of that? What are the legal liabilities on employers? Do employees now and future have …

5 Biden Scandals You Might Not Know About

February 27th, 2021

15:07

A popular search term on DuckDuckGo is "Biden Crime Family." Why is that search trending? The mainstream media has done a really good job at …

CNN Wants to Cancel, Not Compete

February 25th, 2021

12:29

CNN has been advocating for the demise of FOX, One America News Network and Newsmax, all conservative news outlets. I see this as proof that CNN is more interested in promoting their media narratives than being a …

The Dangers of Long Term Mask Use

February 24th, 2021

14:28

I’ve noticed a new trend lately and likely you have too or, will soon recognize it. People are wearing more than one mask to combat Covid. A lot of focus has been on protecting other people from (possibly) catching …

How Liberals and Conservatives Respond to Death

February 23rd, 2021

12:40

Rush Hudson Limbaugh III is an American radio personality, conservative political commentator, author and former television show host. He is best …

Wow! Coca Cola Trains Their Employees to Be "Less White."

February 20th, 2021

15:17

Wait. What?! SHOCKING VIDEO! Coca-Cola is training their employees to be “less white?” Wow. Critical Race Theory rears its ugly racist head again. In …

The Raging Hate Against Conservatives

February 13th, 2021

17:54

Two recent articles are typical of the raging hate against conservatives. Disney fired actress Gina Carano from the cast of the popular Disney …

The Unpredictable But Inevitable Return of Donald Trump

February 6th, 2021

14:55

President Trump is out of office but not out of the mind of his friends and enemies. He said in his goodbye speech that he would return in some form. …

Equity is not Equality. Equality is what I want.

January 30th, 2021

16:34

“I’ll be driving our efforts to ensure that matters of equity and justice are fully incorporated into all that we try to do,” said Susan E. Rice, …

Domestic Terrorism: Trump's New Army and the Terrorist Next Door

January 23rd, 2021

16:57

When I was growing up, horror movies frightened me: Nightmare on Elm Street, Friday the 13th, American Werewolf in London and so on used to have me …

Who won the 2020 presidential election?

January 16th, 2021

17:14

You can divide the USA down the middle by asking one question, “Who won the 2020 presidential election?” Depending on your answer, you are demonized at worst, considered duped by the media at best or somewhere in …

Season 3 is about to begin!

January 16th, 2021

1:18

Season 3 of my podcast series is about to begin! Tune in for details on that and something else. (Wink) Find more great content like this at JimStroud.com.

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December 30th, 2020

0:43

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St. Nicholas and The Secret History of Black Santas

December 18th, 2020

19:10

The modern image of Santa Claus was created in the late 1800s by American artist Thomas Nast in a series of cartoons for Harper's Weekly magazine. It became a staple of Christmas cards and advertising images in the …

CENSORSHIP: How They Hide What They Don’t Want You To See

December 12th, 2020

14:19

I stumbled across an article the other day about a black man firing a gun into a crowd of trump supporters. Regardless of someone's political …

Black People Won’t Take the Covid-19 Vaccine Because...

December 4th, 2020

17:01

So, I read this article from the Los Angeles Times called “'Why won't Black folks trust us' on COVID-19?” and I thought it was fascinating, yet …

Its Culture Not Color That Holds Us Back

November 28th, 2020

26:42

I read an article in USA Today entitled,  "What is systemic racism? Here’s what it means and how you can help dismantle it.” When I read it, a healthy skepticism triggered within me. There was a big emphasis on how …

Do I have to be vaccinated to work here?

November 21st, 2020

21:57

According to the CNBC, the United States reported more than 195,500 new cases of the coronavirus on Friday, a record-high spike less than a week …

The Next American Civil War is Upon Us - Our Politics are Out of Control

November 14th, 2020

17:24

One of my articles, “The Next American Civil War is Upon Us” has been growing in popularity on my blog – JimStroud.com. So much so, I decided to do …

Voting is broken. This will fix it!

November 7th, 2020

17:25

It is 3 days after the 2020 Presidential Election and that is simply unacceptable to me. With all of our technology and workforce available, there is …

What has Trump done for Black America?

October 30th, 2020

24:29

In the last Presidential debate, President Donald Trump said, "...with the exception of Abraham Lincoln, no one has done more for the black community …

What is the fairest way to pay remote (work from home) workers?

October 27th, 2020

17:08

Facebook announced in May that up to half of its workforce is likely to be working from home within the next five to 10 years. There is one caveat: …

Listener Update - 10/25/20

October 26th, 2020

1:35

My next podcast is debuting on Tuesday. Find out why its late this week.  
And here are the links I mentioned in the update:

Friendly Discourse: Remote Workers Deserve Less (Tuesday, Oct 27th) 
HOW A PANDEMIC CHANGED …

Hidin' Biden - How Big Tech is Fixing the Presidential Election

October 18th, 2020

16:57

The NY Post published the political equivalent of a nuclear bomb this week. Based on emails from Hunter Biden's laptop, they have found credible …

Who made Yelp the racism police?

October 12th, 2020

16:18

In case you didn’t know, the crowdsourced review website - Yelp will now identify businesses accused of racism on its platform. This is a VERY bad …

Slavery was abolished! Its time to forgive.

October 6th, 2020

19:02

Americans in general identify with one form of religion or another; although that number is declining. Pew Research Center conducted surveys in 2018 …

Critical Race Theory is Racism. Resist it!

September 28th, 2020

22:41

Please leave a 5-Star rating (or what you feel is appropriate) and comments on Apple Podcasts or your favorite podcast platform. 
...  
President Donald Trump canceled race-related training sessions in federal agencies …

Listener Update - 09/26/20

September 26th, 2020

2:31

Hello everyone! Here is a quick update on things. Just FYI... Plus, enjoy the music of "Saturdays" by Lakey Inspired. 
- Music promoted by 1HMNC - No Copyright Music   
https://youtu.be/bNzhQwZY97U  
Saturdays by LAKEY …

Season One Closer

September 21st, 2020

2:52

This is my reflection of season one of my podcast and a promise of things to come. Season 2 will begin in a couple of weeks. Tune in to learn what I will be doing in the meantime.  If you have not already, please …

Go Woke and Go Broke: Diversity Quotas Will Kill Your Business

September 14th, 2020

20:42

In my latest podcast, I discuss the new diversity quotas that must be met before you can win a “Best Picture” Oscar. I then give examples of how diversity quotas have caused potential harm, were a waste of time and …

The Case Against Reparations for African Americans

September 8th, 2020

20:07

The other day, I was speaking to a very dear friend of mine about race issues in America. (My friend happens to be white.) She asked me what …

Is It Time to Cancel Robert Byrd?

August 31st, 2020

19:21

This is election season and as such, I expect propaganda to flow from both sides of the aisle. One that caught my eye today was against Joe Biden. It …

Bad News is Good for Business

August 24th, 2020

14:06

The evening newscasts on ABC, CBS and NBC have been 150 times more negative when covering President Trump compared to presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden, according to a new study.  News stories …

40 Acres, a Mule and Reparations For Slavery

August 15th, 2020

12:07

The idea of reparations being paid to African Americans as recompense for slavery is a hot topic in America and has been for quite a while. In this episode of "Things I Think About," I examine the very first attempt by …

White Privilege is a Myth

August 10th, 2020

16:42

Oprah Winfrey believes America is based on a caste system and that no matter your lot in life, as long as you are white, you have an advantage over …

If America is so racist, why is this happening?

August 6th, 2020

15:00

I saw a video that featured teenagers and their reaction to racial injustice and police brutality in the wake of the George Floyd protests and riots. …

How To Cancel "Cancel Culture"

August 3rd, 2020

23:00

The woke cancel culture in society seeks to publicly shame or withdraw support from public figures because of unpopular opinions or offensive …

What's wrong with Marxism?

July 30th, 2020

14:42

When writing The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx thought he was providing a road to utopia, but everywhere his ideas were tried, they resulted in …

The Lone Ranger Manifesto

July 27th, 2020

11:22

Next to my father, the only other man I looked up to when growing up was The Lone Ranger. Silver bullets, a black mask, a white horse and Tonto mean …

Snowflakes Make Bad Employees

July 20th, 2020

14:14

Do you know someone or, have seen someone, angry over trivial matters? Perhaps, you have witnesses someone go into a rage over a microaggression? If …

Defunding The Police is a Bad Idea

July 14th, 2020

17:30

I watched an interview of Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Cullors where she argued that police need to be defunded and by doing so, would …

There is a place for passion and there is a place for facts.

July 7th, 2020

17:14

I saw a video of a young woman engaging a senior citizen over her desire to tear down a statue; both African-American. The woman was irate and near …

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