Ethan Bearman on The Rick Amato Show March 3, 2015


I had a great time joining The Rick Amato Show”s panel last night again on One America News Network with Republican activist Misty Ann Tienken, GOP strategist Dave McCulloch, and transgender activist Autumn Sandeen. We discussed Prime Minister Netanyahu’s speech before Congress, California’s GOP officially recognizes the Log Cabin Republicans, Facebook suspends a 12 year old boy’s account after criticizing the President, and Scripps College now has 10 genders to choose from on paperwork!

I apologize for needing to use a camera to capture the show off the television, but electronic copy was not available.

Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu Speech March 3, 2015

Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave a speech to the U.S. Congress today regarding Iran’s nuclear ambitions and the deal the Obama administration is trying to make. I make the argument that politics played a big part in this but PM Netanyahu is almost entirely right. What do you think?

Bullying from Playgrounds to Politics

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Bullies at school and in government, American-Israeli alliance crisis, major court rulings, political machines in action, the Federal Communication Commission (FCC) decides that the Internet is a public utility, and a big set of guest interviews, tune in and follow for the conversations!

First, I would like to thank author and cultural moderator Greg Archer and The Huffington Post for including me in “Agents of Change: 5 Inspiring Souls Worthy of Our Attention Right Now

Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Pacific Time is the Ethan Bearman Program on Hot Talk 560 KSFO in San Francisco, covering the latest in Bay Area and California news and current events. CalGuns foundation executive director, Brandon Combs, will cover the latest court ruling this week in California regarding handguns. California’s RNC Commiteeman Shawn Steel will bring the latest news on the 2016 political races. And the #NotTheOnion segment points out news that sounds like satire, but is real.

Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. Central Time is the Ethan Bearman Show on affiliates of the Genesis Communications Network, with the latest national and international events, plus science and technology news. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is coming to Washington, D.C. to speak to Congress regardless of National Security Advisor Susan Rice calling his visit “destructive“. I’ll discuss this with a key architect of the Egypt-Israel peace agreement, Ambassador Gideon Meir. Major career political consultant Hank Sheinkopf joins me to explain a huge court ruling in New York holding the PLO and PA responsible for $655.5 million in damages for terror attacks injuring or killing Americans during the Second Intifada. Then I discuss childhood bullying with World Champion Kung Fu Master Sifu Karl Romain, author of The Self-Confidence Factor: A Parent’s Guide to Bully Prevention followed by a discussion of a new citizen watchdog group, TSA Watch, with founder Evan Cutler.

Monday at 7:45 a.m. Alaska Time is the Tech Talk segment of The Michael Dukes Show on AM 700 KBYR where I’ll discuss the FCC decision to regulate the Internet under Title II.

Tuesday at 10 p.m. Eastern Time is the Rick Amato Show on One America News Network on Verizon FiOS 116/616, AT&T U-verse 208/1208, GCI 64/703, Frontier 208/1208, CenturyLink 209/1209 where I’ll be a featured guest discussing the latest political and cultural topics with Rick.

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The Keystone XL Pipeline Veto

I discuss the Keystone XL pipeline veto by President Obama, relay facts regarding the environmental argument, how MIT Professor of Energy Economics Chris Knittel says it will actually reduce carbon emissions, rail versus pipeline safety according to the Washington Post, economic impact of refining in the United States since we don’t allow export of crude oil, and the money behind this fight in the form of rail companies (Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway bought the Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad) versus pipeline companies.

Bad Traffic

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From human trafficking, sugary drinks tax, income inequality, terrorist enemy definition, NSA deep hacks, and rumors Apple is getting into the car business, over the next five days I’ll cover these topics and more!

Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. Pacific Time is the Ethan Bearman Program on Hot Talk 560 KSFO in San Francisco, covering the latest in Bay Area and California news and current events. Multiple New York Timesbestselling author Robert Spencer will join me to discuss why it matters calling the terrorists who and what they are and why the State Department has it wrong. California’s RNC Commiteeman Shawn Steelwill bring the latest news on the 2016 political races, plus state Senator Bill Monning’s latest attempt at a sugary drink tax.

Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. Central Time is the Ethan Bearman Show on affiliates of the Genesis Communications Network, with the latest national and international events, plus science and technology news. Career trial attorney Wendy L. Patrick, PhD will join me to discuss the scourge of human trafficking and how prevalent it really is in the United States. Jordan E. Goodman, “America’s Money Answers Man” will discuss income inequality, what the data looks like, what it means, and how policy affects it.

Monday from 5 to 9 a.m. Pacific Time is the KSFO Morning Show on Hot Talk 560 KSFO in San Francisco. For the latest news, traffic, and entertaining cultural topics tune in as I fill-in for Brian Sussman.

Tuesday at 10 p.m. Eastern Time is the Rick Amato Show on One America News Network on Verizon FiOS 116/616, AT&T U-verse 208/1208, GCI 64/703, Frontier 208/1208, CenturyLink 209/1209 where I’ll be a featured guest discussing the latest political and cultural topics with Rick.

Wednesday at 7:45 a.m. Alaska Time is the Tech Talk segment of The Michael Dukes Show on AM 700 KBYR where I’ll discuss how the NSA is in every single computer with a hard drive.

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My book has been announced with a release date for this July. Liars and Whores: How Big Government And Big Business Are Working To Save Their Own Asses, Not Yours
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800,000 Sent Wrong Tax Info From Healthcare.gov


800,000 people were sent incorrect tax information after 50,000 had already filed their tax returns. Thanks Healthcare.gov!

How hard is it to build functioning websites and systems? How many people lost their jobs over these endless mistakes? How much money are we getting back from the billions blown so far?

Big Government is busy with their cronyism and looking out for themselves, not you. Sign up for a free chapter of my upcoming book Liars & Whores: How Big Government and Big Business Are Looking Out For Their Own Asses, Not Yours – http://www.liarsandwhores.com

Coming Summer 2015 Ethan’s New Book Liars And Whores

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This July will be the world-wide debut of Ethan Bearman’s new book, Liars and Whores: How Big Government And Big Business Are Working To Save Their Own Asses, Not Yours

The book is a challenge to you to read beyond the headlines, you can find the truth and Ethan will help you on your journey!

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Sign up to the exclusive book list at liarsandwhores.com for a free chapter of the book before it is available to purchase!

This book will be available as a traditional printed paper book, ebook, and audio book, so whichever works best for you, it will be there.

Stay tuned for further announcements!

Islamofascists Murder 12 for Exercising Free Speech

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Our core value of free speech has been under attack. Now free speech is physically under attack with the murder of 12 people, two of whom are police officers, at the offices of the satirical paper Charlie Hebdo in Paris, France by Islamofascists claiming to be part of Al Qaeda.

From The Guardian:

France Info radio has been speaking to witnesses, several of whom are journalists working at a press agency in the same building as the Charlie Hebdo offices.

“We heard shouting in the street,” one man, Benoit Bringer, told the station. “We saw hooded men carrying Kalashnikovs enter the building. We called the police. After a few minutes we heard heavy firing, a lot of firing. We went upstairs on to the roof.

“And then after about 10 minutes we saw two armed men come out into the street. Three policemen arrived on bikes but had to leave because the men were armed, obviously … There was a lot more shouting in the street, a lot more gunshots. The attackers took off in a car.”

France’s President François Hollande immediately called the attack terrorism. These 12 people were murdered for offending Islamists by publishing Mohammad cartoons, among other offenses.

Charlie Hebdo reprinted the Danish paper Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons in 2006. I recently interviewed the cultural editor of Jyllands-Posten, Flemming Rose, regarding his experiences coinciding with the release of his new book, “The Tyranny of Silence.”

Mr. Rose made a very important point in our interview. He said that we need to have insensitivity training in the interest of free speech.

You have the right to be offended.

According to Merriam Webster’s Dictionary, apostasy is renunciation of a religious faith and blasphemy is something said or done that is disrespectful to God or to something holy.

The Pew Research Center has a report detailing the countries which outlaw apostasy and blasphemy in the year 2012. This is just the list with apostasy laws: Afghanistan, Bahrain, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen.

Do you see the common thread? Islam. There isn’t one Christian, Hindu, Buddhist, Atheist, Shinto, Jewish, Zoroastrian, or Satanic country listed.

Now add in the fact that President Obama, like President Bush before him, has made every effort to call Islam the religion of peace. The majority of the followers of Islam practice the religion peacefully. The problem is that so many support these terror attacks.

For example, the Pew Research Center’s Muslim Americans found that 19% of American Muslims support suicide bombings (page 65) and 51% say that there is support for Islamic Extremism in the Muslim American Community (page 69).

Immigration is what The United States of America is built on. The U.S. already has the most welcoming legal immigration in the world. We allow over one million legal immigrants per year, which is more than all other countries on Earth combined. The problem is the U.S. has immigration policies which allow people who hate our freedom of speech to come here from their countries which ban free speech due to their religious sensitivities. Why?

There are two ways for us to address the horrible murders in Paris, France today. First, apply all diplomatic and cultural pressure on those countries listed above to accept freedom of religion, freedom of conscience, and freedom of speech. Second, pass legislation to cease all immigration of people who do not support our basic freedoms.

All freedom loving people deserve protection from these murderers. And you have the right to be offended, get over it.

EDIT 1/7/2015 12:30 PST – These are the cartoons Charlie Hebdo published courtesy of The Huffington Post






$1.1 Trillion Spending Bill Passed Saturday Night and Both Parties Make Compelling Points


Ethan brings us up to speed on the $1.1 Trillion spending bill passed Saturday night in the halls of the capitol buildings in Washington D.C.

Only a corrupted process could spend that much money in a convoluted 1,603 page bill.

In an unusual twist, Ethan agrees with both the conservative right (Senators Ted Cruz-TX and Mike Lee-UT) and liberal left (Senator Elizabeth Warren-MA) in their objections on the bill and he gives us the bottom line.

Sony Pictures Entertainment Hack Attack is a Preview of World War III


Ethan discusses the attack on Sony Pictures Entertainment by North Korea and why this is a critical event that shouldn’t be ignored.

The Sony Pictures Entertainment hack has cost millions of dollars in direct cost, massive lost productivity for over 6,000 employees, was malicious by destroying data and stealing movies and proprietary financial information for online posting.

Movies, documents, and sensitive information were hacked from Sony’s system leaving employees with nothing but ink and paper until things could be restored, costing the company millions of dollars in losses.

Ethan tells us why these cyber attacks may just be a preview of the possible face of WWIII and the importance of online security for businesses and individuals.

Do you thinkIs this is what World War III will look like?

Win Two Tickets To Ride The Chanukah Train In Santa Cruz

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Gather at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk on the 3rd night of Chanukah for the lighting of the menorah and then set off on an incredible train ride in Roaring Camp’s comfortable excursion cars adorned with thousands of shining lights and Chanukah decorations.

We’ll share in Chanukah traditions and ride the train through the streets of Santa Cruz listening to Chanukah stories, playing dreidel and enjoying kosher refreshments provided by Chabad by the Sea. Evening also includes your choice of mini golf, laser tag or arcade games.

Please click THIS LINK to enter to win!

You can also buy your tickets NOW from Roaring Camp Railroads

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Latest Unemployment Statistics Paint A Misleading Picture


In this video, Ethan discusses the latest unemployment report from the United States Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), dated December 5, 2014.

The headlines in media and pundits all over were touting the huge success of this report with a number of 321,000 new jobs. While getting Americans working in full-time jobs is something worth celebrating, the truth is different from the 321,000 number.

In reality the numbers look like this: 119,000 new people entered the labor pool, 115,000 people lost their jobs, the number of full-time jobs decreased by 150,000, and part-time jobs increased by 77,000. Not as good as the headlines is it?

The U-3 official unemployment rate stayed steady at 5.8%. 321,000 new jobs but unemployment stayed the same? That’s because the net new jobs was only 4,000.

That official unemployment number never tells the true story anyway. They don’t want to scare the masses and speak the truth. You CAN handle the truth. The truth is the U-6 unemployment number. The U-6 unemployment rate is 11.4% or 1 in 9 Americans.

According to the BLS, U-6 is total unemployed, plus all persons marginally attached to the labor force, plus total employed part time for economic reasons, as a percent of the civilian labor force plus all persons marginally attached to the labor force.

What that means is that 1 in 9 Americans either can’t find a job for the past 27 weeks (the number in U-3), can’t find a full-time job only part-time, or have fallen out of the stats because they have been looking longer than 27 weeks.

Not quite the rosy picture now, is it? What are the politicians doing to reduce red-tape, streamline bureaucracy, allow innovation to flourish, and simplify the tax code thus vaulting the United States to the top of business competitiveness?

Later in the video, Ethan covers some of the fallacies of the massive lithium-ion battery because of the sources of lithium.

Artificial Intelligence Could Destroy Us All


Ethan brings us his technological perspective on artificial intelligence, the importance of self-driving cars, and our exponential growth toward A.I. He discusses some of the worlds most brilliant scientists, like Stephen Hawking and Elon Musk, and how they are now fearing that a self replicating artificial intelligence may be the end of the human race like the movie “The Terminator.”

Remember that this technological singularity was first predicted and described by John Von Neumann in 1958.

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Special thanks to Bird Creek for supplying the closing track, “Surfing Lama.”

Jew Hatred Reaching Heights Not Seen Since Nazi Era


Ethan exposes the mounting Jew hatred. All while Palestinian-Arab leadership doesn’t want peace, it’s not good for their personal bank accounts!

Palestinian-Arab terrorism reaches new levels against Jews with the murder of four rabbis and a Druze policeman in West Jerusalem, Israel. Continued attempts to delegitimize Israel, yet Egypt razes Gaza homes and nobody cares.

Ethan also discusses a new indoctrinating video game from Hamas where a suicide vest is a valuable item.

Obama, Immigration, and Executive Action


Ethan gives you the rundown on Obama’s new immigration plan, it’s impact on Americans. and his use executive action. Don’t miss this episode.

President Obama announced Thursday night the he isn’t giving amnesty to 5 million illegal immigrants, just a legal way to avoid being illegal, but it isn’t amnesty. What has illegal immigration done to African-Americans? The United States Commission on Civil Rights held a hearing and it contains rather damning information regarding the President’s action. So are our politicians supposed to put Americans first?

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Happy Thanksgiving 2014!

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Giving thanks for what we have has a great history in many cultures.

We free people of the United States of America have enshrined this day as a national holiday, Thanksgiving. We give thanks to our Creator, as the Wampanoag Native Americans before us on this land, for our harvest of plenty.

According to the Plimouth Plantation one of our forebears Edward Winslow wrote to a friend in England, and said: “And God be praised, we had a good increase…. Our harvest being gotten in, our governor sent four men on fowling that so we might after a special manner rejoice together….” Winslow continues, “These things I thought good to let you understand… that you might on our behalf give God thanks who hath dealt so favourably with us.”

As we celebrate with a feast today I am thankful for much.

  • I am thankful for life. I am thankful for the love, trust, respect, and support of my wife.
  • I am thankful for my two beautiful, talented, loving children.
  • I am thankful for wonderful family and friends around the world.
  • I am thankful for living in the greatest country on earth, the U.S.A.
  • I am thankful for the freedom of expression, of conscience, of religion, we all have here.
  • I am thankful for the opportunity for productive work.

Those words have real meaning, and you have much to be thankful for too. For all of the complaints we might have in our lives, our blessings far outweigh them. Remember, somebody else has it far worse than you.

For what are you thankful today?

Note: I ran an informal poll on the radio and my Facebook page asking about favorite desserts for Thanksgiving, and it was a dead heat between pumpkin pie and pecan pie.

You are being lied to about wind and solar energy!


Ethan exposes toxic climate change myths, discusses the true causes for excess carbon dioxide, and addresses the lies we are all being told about renewable energy.

Read Ethan’s articles on the only valid renewable energy source that is also a base load source for the grid, geothermal power. HERE and HERE and HERE and HERE

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Thank you to TeknoAXE for supplying the ending music:

The Jew Hatred Continues Unabated with Attack on Synagogue

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Blame the victim resonates across the Arab and Muslim world as four rabbis were brutally murdered and six others wounded in a gruesome attack on an Orthodox Jewish synagogue in Jerusalem, Israel, today.

The way Arab and Muslim leaders are responding to these reprehensible murders which were conducted by two members of Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a terrorist organization which calls for the destruction of Israel and the Jews therein, is nearly as despicable as the acts themselves.

Turkey’s Foreign Minister Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu is quoted in the Daily Sabah, “We condemn the attacks on holy places. We had condemned Israel’s attacks on Al-Aqsa Mosque as well. We are in a spiral right now, Israel’s reckless attitude towards Gaza continues, however there are no excuses for the synagogue attack either.” (bold added to text for emphasis)

Quite the diplomat of a foreign minister you have there Turkey. A valid, defensive war toward Gaza justifies the brutal murder of four religious leaders inside a house of worship far away from Gaza “with guns and cleavers” according to Newsweek.

From Mahmoud Abbas (Abu Mazen), President of the Palestinian Arabs, in Ma’an News Agency, “Consequently, today the presidency denounces the killing of worshipers at a place of worship in West Jerusalem. The presidency also denounces all violent acts no matter who their source is, and demands an end to the ongoing incursions into the Al-Aqsa Mosque and the provocative acts by Israeli settlers as well as incitement by some Israeli ministers.”(bold added to text for emphasis)

Abu Mazen blames the victim. No peace with the Palestinian Arabs can ever occur when everything is Israel’s fault and because the Jews exist anywhere near them, not as subservient citizens, like the Ottoman Empire, but in control of their own government, with their own institution and military.

This mentality exists for multiple reasons.

One, the Palestinian Arab leadership makes billions of dollars through their victim status, as can see when one drives through the West Bank as I did during the war this summer, or through the billions stolen from the people by Yasser Arafat.

Two, the orthodox Muslims take literally the Q’uran and Hadiths where it designates hatred of the Jews (and Christians and Zoroastrians for that matter) and therefore they must get rid of the Jews (example Quran 5:51, 9:29). Or this, which Hamas uses in its own charter, “The Day of Judgement will not come about until Muslims fight the Jews, when the Jew will hide behind stones and trees. The stones and trees will say O Muslims, O Abdullah, there is a Jew behind me, come and kill him. Only the Gharkad tree, (the Boxthorn tree) would not do that because it is one of the trees of the Jews. (related by al-Bukhari and Muslim)”.

Three, an endless breeding of hatred through indoctrination of children that violence toward Jews is a good thing. See the riots and attacks across Europe this summer with Jew Hatred rising to levels not seen since the 1930s, mostly committed by Arabs and Muslims living in Europe. You probably didn’t know about the latest attack on Saturday where a rabbi was stabbed in the throat in Antwerp, Belgium. Or the endless videos out of Middle Eastern countries documenting the teaching of hatred.

I grieve for the families of the victims: Rabbi Aryeh Kupinsky, Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Goldberg, Rabbi Kalman Levine, and Rabbi Moshe Twersky. And it is time for those who believe in Universal Human Rights, as only Israel does in the Middle East, to condition any aid or support to the Arabs with official recognition of Israel as the Jewish state it is (with full protections as it does for all minorities, again unlike every other country in the Middle East) and the cessation of violence, calls to violence, and indoctrination of violence in children.

Peace can only happen when both sides desire it.

ADDENDUM 11/18/2014 9:30 PST – A druze police officer was also killed in the attack. A chilling quote I just came across: “Jewish worshipers lay dead in pools of blood, still wrapped in prayer shawls and phylacteries, with holy books strewn on the floor,” Yehuda Meshi-Zahav, who heads Zaka, an emergency response group led by Orthodox Jews, told Israel Radio. “Such sights I have never seen — they recall dark days.”

 

Interviews with Flemming Rose on Free Speech and Dr Kit Yarrow on Shopping

When the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten published the cartoons of the prophet Mohammed in 2005, Denmark found itself at the center of a global battle about the freedom of speech. The paper’s culture editor, Flemming Rose, defended the decision to print the 12 drawings, and he quickly came to play a central part in the debate about the limitations to freedom of speech in the 21st century. In his new book, The Tyranny of Silence, Mr. Rose writes about the people and experiences that have influenced the way he views the world and his understanding of the crisis, including meetings with dissidents from the former Soviet Union and former Muslims living in Europe. He provides a personal account of an event that has shaped the debate about what it means to be a citizen in a democracy maintaining free speech and how to coexist in a world that is increasingly multicultural, multireligious, and multiethnic.


Kit Yarrow, Ph.D., is an award-winning consumer psychologist, a professor, author, consultant and speaker. Her home base is Golden Gate University, where she is a jointly appointed professor of both psychology and marketing. As part of her ongoing research on the psychology of consumers, Dr. Yarrow conducts interviews and ethnographies on a regular basis. She shares her findings and analysis in her books, Decoding the New Consumer Mind (Wiley, 2014) and Gen BuY (Wiley, 2009) which Ethan discusses with her in this interview.