In the first two hours, research scientist John Lott offered commentary on the economy, and also spoke about the banning of certain types of guns and ammunition. The EPA may ban traditional lead ammunition, but the kind of ammunition that would be allowed is less useful for self-defense, and reduces the accuracy of guns over longer distances, he noted. The US government's stimulus program may have actually increased unemployment and the standard of living for many people, he said, explaining that a person laid off in one field might not have the necessary skills to work in areas being propped up such as solar energy.
Further, by stretching unemployment benefits up to 99 weeks, many people are searching for work longer, or not even looking anymore, he added. Stimulus programs are "moving money and investments into things people wouldn't have invested in on their own, as they weren't producing a good return," and because of this, our wealth is going to grow at a slower rate than it would otherwise, Lott suggested. For more, see his FOX News essay, You Call This a Recovery?
In the latter half, astrologer Mark Lerner talked about upcoming celestial alignments that will influence humanity. Here are some highlights:
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