Jesse and Brittany discuss reminders for Thanksgiving, flu shots, a listener voicemail related to vaccine mandates and staffing shortages in hospitals, Joe Rogan’s episode with Dr. Sanjay Gupta and his praise of Tucker Carlson, Pat Robertson’s resignation and contributions to society, the failure of the media and politicians to educate the American people on the... The post #753 – “Thanksgiving, Flu Shots, Pat Robertson’s Resignation, Reconciliation Bill & Findings on Expanding the Court, and Takin’ Care of Biz featuring Jake Tapper.” appeared first on I Doubt It Podcast.
Big thanks to this episode's advertisers!Andy Boyle for Kootenai County Fire and Rescue Sub District 3 Commissioner, Jim Hammond for Coeur d'Alene Mayor, Heather Branstetter for Wallace Mayor, Hecla Mining Company, and Mad Bomber Brewing Company.In this episode of the North Idaho Now Podcast, Chanse Watson and Madison Hardy go over the latest news coming out of the Coeur'd Alene/Post Falls Press, the Bonner County Daily Bee, the Bonners Ferry Herald, and the Shoshone News-Press from Oct. 13-15.Time Index:Intro- 00:00Cd'A/Post Falls headlines- 4:25Shoshone News-Press headlines- 33:05Bonner County Daily Bee headlines- 39:04Bonners Ferry Herald headlines- 49:56Don't forget to visit the various news websites and read the full stories talked about in the podcast! You can also check out content on each property's App, available for download now on your mobile device!If you like what you hear, make sure to subscribe and leave a nice review on whatever platform/podcatcher you listen in on!
A new report in The Hill says Democratic Party leaders are upset with "longshot", outsider candidates raising lots of money when there are several seats in more winnable races to protect. But Boyd argues that this happens on the Republican side, too...and that party bosses picking and choosing the candidates is not a good idea. (Comments originally broadcast at the Utah Gives Back event at Highland Junior High School in Ogden.) See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Biden recently made a nuclear submarine deal with the UK and Australia to counter China's military influence in the Pacific. But what does that mean for future trade deals that could counter the communist country's economic influence? Ian Johnson with the Council on Foreign Relations chatted with Boyd about what the US has to balance to be in the best position possible. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
State Rep. Ryan Wilcox joined Boyd during the Utah Gives Back event at Highland Junior High in Ogden yesterday, where he talked about the importance of education and gave his thoughts on how to best manage resources for schools. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Elder Ronald A. Rasband of The Quorum of the Twelve Apostles of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints had an interesting opinion piece in The Hill. Boyud looks at what he said about faith, economics, and more ahead of the upcoming G20 summit. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Would you like to get paid in Bitcoin? Some workers are saying yes, and governments both large and small are getting into the cryptocurrency game. Natalie Brunell, host of the Coin Stories podcast, talked with Boyd about what's going on and the future of crypto. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Many parts of President Biden's agenda are broadly popular...but new poll numbers show a big drop in support for the $3.5 Trillion social spending legislation currently in Congress. The Washington Post's Catherine Rampell looked into why that is and offers some thoughts on what Democrats could be doing better to get more programs enacted. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The just wrapped Silicon Slopes Tech Summit brought big names to Utah. But many speakers had some unique insight into why America still works, despite all the challenges we face. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
How do you make laws in such a polarized era? University of Utah Professor James Curry has a new book and a new piece in The New York Times discussing the limits of operating within political parties. What could Democrats be doing better to get their agenda items passed? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
The Biden Administration is asking oil companies to cut prices...while making their product greener...all during a global supply chain crisis. Boyd shows how the oil crunch we find ourselves in probably happened because there was no one in the room with a different opinion when earlier policies were being made. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Biden's Supreme Court commission released its first recommendations today, which may not please progressives who want to completely remake the court. But The R Street Institute's Anthony Marcum argues any changes may have negative unintended consequences and ultimately make the court extremely political. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Max Hillebrand joins me for a multi-episode conversation covering the masterwork on libertarian philosophy “The Ethics of Liberty” written by Murray Rothbard.Be sure to check out NYDIG, one of the most important companies in Bitcoin: https://nydig.com/GUESTMax's twitter: https://twitter.com/HillebrandMaxMax's Website: https://towardsliberty.com/btcpay/apps/wxB4qDBjfaZNqn9vSidLnn4dGbV/pos PODCASTPodcast Website: https://whatismoneypodcast.com/Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-what-is-money-show/id1541404400Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25LPvm8EewBGyfQQ1abIsE?si=wgVuY16XR0io4NLNo0A11A&nd=1RSS Feed: https://feeds.simplecast.com/MLdpYXYITranscript:OUTLINE00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro00:00:08 Police and the Proportionality of Crime00:04:05 Blurring the Individual into Group Identity00:07:40 An Unshakable Epistemic Foundation00:10:58 Are Children the Property of their Parents?00:13:44 The Legality of Abortion00:16:40 The Rights of Children and Parents00:23:05 A Free Market for, Children!?00:28:12 Libertarian Children are Free to Run Away00:35:43 Implementing Libertarian Philosophy00:39:54 The Free Market Make Families Freer00:44:13 The Legal System: A Measure of Last Resort00:47:56 Blackmail00:53:46 Intellectual Property is a Scam00:56:08 You Don't Own Your Reputation00:59:58 Libel is Discriminatory Against the Poor01:04:26 NYDIG01:05:34 Bribery: An Asymmetry of Legitimacy01:11:13 “You Have the Right to Slap Bureaucrats”01:17:04 The Evil of Legal Monopolies01:18:33 Boycotts01:25:51 “What About the Roads!?”01:31:39 Property is the Basis of CivilizationSOCIALBreedlove Twitter: https://twitter.com/Breedlove22WiM? Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhatisMoneyShowLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/breedlove22/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/breedlove_22/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@breedlove22?lang=enAll My Current Work: https://linktr.ee/breedlove22WRITTEN WORKMedium: https://breedlove22.medium.com/Substack: https://breedlove22.substack.com/WAYS TO CONTRIBUTEBitcoin: 3D1gfxKZKMtfWaD1bkwiR6JsDzu6e9bZQ7Sats via Strike: https://strike.me/breedlove22Sats via Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@Breedlove22Dollars via Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/RBreedloveDollars via Venmo: https://venmo.com/code?user_id=1784359925317632528The "What is Money?" Show Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32843101&fan_landing=trueRECOMMENDED BUSINESSESWorldclass Bitcoin Financial Services: https://nydig.com/Join Me At Bitcoin 2022 (10% off if paying with fiat, or discount code BREEDLOVE for Bitcoin): https://www.tixr.com/groups/bitcoinconference/events/bitcoin-2022-26217Put your Bitcoin to work. Earn up to 12% interest back on Bitcoin with Tantra: https://bit.ly/3CFcOmgIBAC assists central banks and sovereign wealth funds succeed in their digital asset investments: https://www.ibac.io/Automatic Recurring Bitcoin Buying: https://www.swanbitcoin.com/breedlove/
I've been wanting to explore the world crypto and blockchain technologies could build on the show for a while. In certain ways, I'm an optimist: I think these technologies matter, and many of them will work. In other ways, I'm a skeptic: I'm unconvinced that their wide adoption will lead to the glittering, decentralized digital world that many crypto proponents imagine.So this is a crypto conversation that goes way beyond Bitcoin. It's about what will happen when we build the foundation for truly digital economies, with digital money, digital goods, and digital ownership. It's about technologies that could unlock a renaissance of creativity or an orgy of commercialization. Or both. And it's about whether we are mistaking problems of power for problems of technology, and what might happen if we fix the technologies without changing the power structures. As everyone in this debate agrees, we made a lot of mistakes with the internet we have. How do we avoid them on the internet we're building?My guest today is Katie Haun. Haun is a general partner at the venture firm A16Z, also known as Andreesen-Horowitz. She's a former Supreme Court clerk and federal prosecutor who has focused on cybercrime and prosecuted corrupt agents involved in Silk Road, the first big darknet market. So she saw the dark side of crypto first, and now, at A16Z, she's a leader of one of the biggest crypto venture funds there is. So this is a conversation about the world crypto might create, conducted with as little technical jargon as we could manage. Enjoy!I also want to note that this will be the last episode I host until January. I'm going on paternity leave for the next few months, and we're going to have an absolutely all-star lineup of guest hosts while I'm gone. That lineup will include Jamelle Bouie, Ross Douthat, Tressie McMillan Cottom, Nicole Hemmer, Heather McGhee, David Brooks, Julia Galef, and the one, the only, Rogé Karma. I'm excited to be a listener and trust me, you should be too. One last bit of housekeeping: The Times's Opinion section is looking for an editorial assistant to work with Michelle Goldberg and me on fact-checking our columns and doing some editorial research and clerical work. This is a great, entry-level role at The Times. It needs a year of journalism experience, and on my end, I'm particularly looking for candidates with a demonstrable obsession with policy analysis and social science research. You can find more information at http://nytco.com/careers.Mentioned:“NFTs and a Thousand True Fans” by Chris DixonBook recommendations:The Company by John Micklethwait and Adrian WooldridgeMy Life in Full by Indra NooyiPalace Walk by Naguib MahfouzYou can find transcripts (posted midday) and more episodes of "The Ezra Klein Show" at nytimes.com/ezra-klein-podcast, and you can find Ezra on Twitter @ezraklein. Book recommendations from all our guests are listed at https://www.nytimes.com/article/ezra-klein-show-book-recs.Thoughts? Guest suggestions? Email us at email@example.com.“The Ezra Klein Show” is produced by Annie Galvin, Jeff Geld and Rogé Karma; fact-checking by Michelle Harris; original music by Isaac Jones; mixing by Jeff Geld, audience strategy by Shannon Busta. Special thanks to Kristin Lin.
Limbo is a place in political hell and that's just where we begin this week on The Halli Casser-Jayne Podcast when Halli and her partner in politics, former White House correspondent and Newsweek and Time alum, Matthew Cooper sit down to discuss the latest political news. Build Back Better, infrastructure, reconciliation, waiting…waiting…waiting. Waiting is torture, and waiting we are to see just how that dynamic S & M duo, Senator Manchin of West Virginia and Senator Sinema of Arizona will actually vote. Waiting to see what the Jan. 6th Committee does when Republicans defy their subpoenas. Waiting to see if Covid19 is really on the retreat. Waiting, waiting, waiting…and that's not a good place for the Democrats to be. Will getting their agenda passed, far less than what they initially promised, fix the frustration? And as their agenda remains in limbo, what of the Republicans who never missed an opportunity to grab the headlines and push their message while the Democrats clutch pearls. No, limbo is not a good place for Democrats to be. Tune in. We're always lively and honest on The Halli Casser-Jayne Podcast with Matthew Cooper. Infrastructure, abortion rights, Joe Biden, Nancy Pelosi, Covid-19, the Supreme Court, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, the January 6th Commission. It's politics at its best. Truly, we cover it all. Tune into The Halli Casser-Jayne Show Podcast with Matthew Cooper the podcast available at Halli Casser-Jayne dot com, on all your favorite apps, and on your Alexa device, too. Listen here >> https://bit.ly/3lCZ59Q
The 42's Gavin Cooney joins us on this week's episode to examine Stephen Kenny's role as manager of the Republic of Ireland men's soccer team - why is he proving so controversial, just how poorly has the team performed recently, and how has he retained so much support from fans? The Explainer is brought to you by The Journal. Providing open access to valuable journalism in Ireland has been the aim of The Journal for a decade. You can contribute to ensure we can keep questioning, investigating, debunking, explaining and informing at https://www.thejournal.ie/contribute/
On this week's News to Opinion, the attractions being offered with Disney Genie+ have been announced. I break down which of the theme parks look like a great deal and which are missing the mark with their offerings. Plus, I also talk about the sample pricing given out for the attractions participating in the Lightning lane a la carte tier. And I share my thoughts on what this means for future attractions and how Disney is very carefully handling their messaging around this. Enter Our "Buying Disney's World" Giveaway Here! https://www.wdwopinion.com/119 Learn More About This Episode Via The Show Notes Page Here: https://www.wdwopinion.com/news101421 Follow Us On Social Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WDWOpinion Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/wdwopinion/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/WDWopinion Opinioneers Community: https://www.wdwopinion.com/Opinioneers
Jeff Mans is not afraid to talk about the most pressing topics of the day and he puts that to the test here by going head-on into the Jon Gruden email scandal. He gives his thoughts on Gruden, going through old emails/social media posts, and cancel culture as a whole. He then answers listeners' questions via his Twitter “Ask Mans Anything” in which he discusses everything from fantasy football trade to DFS strategy to his favorite concert that he ever attended. Eventually, Mans gets to his favorite starts and sits of week six in fantasy football including some tips on how to identify potential game scripts. As always, he wraps it up with his favorite Survivor picks, best bets of the week, and his weekly upset special.
This week on #TheHabitCoach, Ashdin Doctor continues the conversation with Dr. Siddhant Bhargava, Fitness and Nutritional Scientist, Co-Founder - Food Darzee where they discuss Dr. Siddhant's entrepreneurial journey for starting the food brand Food Darzee. Ashdin and Dr. Siddhant discuss their definition of entrepreneurship, the future plan of Food Darzee and share an interesting on how he got into the mindset of an entrepreneur. Further, they chat about their own sets of interesting challenges, how to allocate various roles in startups, and explains what are some of the essential entrepreneurial habits for any startup. All this and much more on this awesome episode!You can know more about Food Darzee: ( https://fooddarzee.com/ )Instagram: ( https://www.instagram.com/food.darzee/ )You can follow Dr. Siddhant on his social media:Facebook: ( https://www.facebook.com/dr.siddhant.bhargava/ )Instagram: ( https://www.instagram.com/dr.siddhant.bhargava )Twitter: ( https://twitter.com/DrSidBhargava )Linkedin: ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-siddhant-bhargava-336310148/ )Send questions to Ashdin Doctor for The Habit Coach Hot Seat Below: ( https://forms.gle/13vgf4MAk7zYKBd38 )Check out the Awesome180 Habit Coach app: ( https://bit.ly/2XTBvfC )Website: Awesome180 ( http://awesome180.com/ ) You can follow Ashdin Doctor on social media:Twitter: ( https://twitter.com/Ashdindoc )Linkedin: ( https://www.linkedin.com/in/ashdin-doctor/ )Instagram: ( https://www.instagram.com/ashdindoc/ )Facebook: ( https://www.facebook.com/ashdin.doc.9 )You can listen to this show and other awesome shows on the IVM Podcasts app on Android: https://ivm.today/android or iOS: https://ivm.today/ios, or any other podcast app.
Air Force Chaplain Jonathan Dawson felt the call to help Afghan evacuees well before the military came knocking. He chatted with Boyd from Qatar about the amazing effort he coordinated to get everything from basic supplies to toys as thousands of people escaped The Taliban. His experience teaches us about the role religion can play in helping those in the toughest of situations. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
President Biden's $3.5 Trillion spending package looks like it will get trimmed down. But could all of the haggling in Washington turn out to be a victory for progressives? The R Street Institute's James Wallner joins Boyd to break down the politics of it all. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What is really behind President Biden's sagging poll numbers? Politico's Christopher Cadelago did a deep dive on the differences between what the White House sees as important and what regular Americans do. How does this affect policy right now, and what are the lessons for politicians going forward? See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Silicon Slopes is holding their annual Tech Summit today, where Apple CEO Tim Cook is speaking. Utah Senator Mike Lee, who is taking part in the chat, sat down with Boyd first to talk about why Big Tech is increasingly attracted to the Beehive State and what issues they will have to sort out in the world at large. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Welcome to the 41'st episode of In My Opinion Radio! In today's show you'll hear new music from Kyau & Albert, Purple Haze, Adrian Alexander & Conjure One and many more! You will also hear a brand new track from Nic Toms on In My Opinion! Tracklist 00. Intro 01. Rafäl feat. ISIS - Wishes [Interplay]02. Kyau & Albert - Runaway Girl (Heard Right Remix) [Euphonic]03. Cosmic Gate & Mike Schmid - Summer Wonder [Wake Your Mind]04. Purple Haze - Recover [Armind]05. Julian Gray & 28mm & Forts - Air (Adrian Alexander Extended Remix) [Enhanced]06. Daniel Wanrooy & T.O.M. - Era [Elpida Music]07. Titus1 & Euphoric 72 & Kintsuku - Who You Are [Enhanced Progressive]08. Andyrave Who We Are [Gas Records]09. HALIENE - Glass Heart (Sunny Lax Extended Remix) [Black Hole] TRACK OF THE WEEK:10. Orjan Nilsen - Between The Rays (Orjan Nilsen pres. DJ Governor Remix) [Armada Music]11. Conjure One & Jaren - Animals (Daxson Extended Remix) [Black Hole]12. David Forbes - Isolate [Who's Afraid Of 138] WORLD PREMIERE:13. Nic Toms - Witches [In My Opinion] 14. Beatsole vs Stefkoo & CEA - 2008 [A State Of Trance]ORJAN'S CLASSIC PICK: 15. DJ Governor - Shades Of Grey [Master 2021] Follow Orjan Nilsen & In My Opinion on Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/OrjanMusic/ https://www.facebook.com/IMOLabel/ https://www.instagram.com/orjann82/https://www.instagram.com/imolabel/ https://bit.ly/SPOrjanhttps://bit.ly/SPIMO YouTube: In My Opinion - Episode 041
John Vervaeke joins me for a deep conversation exploring his work as a cognitive scientist and his YouTube lecture series "Awakening from the Meaning Crisis."Be sure to check out NYDIG, one of the most important companies in Bitcoin: https://nydig.com/GUESTJohn's twitter: https://twitter.com/vervaeke_johnJohn's Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/johnvervaekeJohn's Lecture Series “Awakening from the Meaning Crisis”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=54l8_ewcOlY PODCASTPodcast Website: https://whatismoneypodcast.com/Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-what-is-money-show/id1541404400Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25LPvm8EewBGyfQQ1abIsE?si=wgVuY16XR0io4NLNo0A11A&nd=1RSS Feed: https://feeds.simplecast.com/MLdpYXYITranscript:OUTLINE00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro00:00:05 NYDIG00:01:25 Distributed Cognition Can Be Self-Deceptive00:05:18 Collapse of the Bronze Age and The Logic of Violence00:09:44 Economics of Violence: Knighthood and Gunpowder00:14:26 Insight Machinery: Finding vs. Solving Problems00:16:31 Distributed Cognition: An Adaptive Response of Ancient Man00:19:21 General Systems Collapse00:25:53 Voluntary Exchange and Habermas's Discourse Ethics00:31:21 Reconciling Science and Religion?00:35:33 The Purposes of Religion?00:39:42 Sacred Canopies: Religion and Money?00:43:37 Assimilating and Accommodating with Religion00:45:01 Religion as Distributed Cognition's Salience Landscaping00:48:57 Bitcoin as the Lapis Philosophorum00:53:24 “Symbolic Machinery of Identification Changes Behavior”00:57:50 “Now We are Becoming Friends”01:01:52 Theory, Morality, and Virtue Epistemology01:03:36 Personal Transformations through Bitcoin01:07:55 “Software Updates” to Distributed Cognition01:11:37 The Self-Disruption of Social Institutions?01:12:43 The Old Virtue of Being UnderstandingSOCIALBreedlove Twitter: https://twitter.com/Breedlove22WiM? Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhatisMoneyShowLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/breedlove22/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/breedlove_22/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@breedlove22?lang=enAll My Current Work: https://linktr.ee/breedlove22WRITTEN WORKMedium: https://breedlove22.medium.com/Substack: https://breedlove22.substack.com/WAYS TO CONTRIBUTEBitcoin: 3D1gfxKZKMtfWaD1bkwiR6JsDzu6e9bZQ7Sats via Strike: https://strike.me/breedlove22Sats via Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@Breedlove22Dollars via Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/RBreedloveDollars via Venmo: https://venmo.com/code?user_id=1784359925317632528The "What is Money?" Show Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=32843101&fan_landing=trueRECOMMENDED BUSINESSESWorldclass Bitcoin Financial Services: https://nydig.com/Join Me At Bitcoin 2022 (10% off if paying with fiat, or discount code BREEDLOVE for Bitcoin): https://www.tixr.com/groups/bitcoinconference/events/bitcoin-2022-26217Put your Bitcoin to work. Earn up to 12% interest back on Bitcoin with Tantra: https://bit.ly/3CFcOmgIBAC assists central banks and sovereign wealth funds succeed in their digital asset investments: https://www.ibac.io/Automatic Recurring Bitcoin Buying: https://www.swanbitcoin.com/breedlove/
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Twenty Minute VC Podcast Notes Key Takeaways “It may be lucky but it's not an accident” – Chris SaccaDon't dismiss your success, it will always be an unexpected combo of luck and hard work“Training by way of tragedy. When things are going up you tend to correlate it with talent, when things are going down you tend to correlate it with luck.”– Chris SaccaWith more experience, you eventually invert this curve. You learn how to properly self-reflect on your own failures and successesLet the large amount of good in the world outweigh the small amount of badWhen investing or decision making in general, don't let the small potential for bad results overpower your ability to say yes“There's a surplus of assholes coming down the pipeline”– Chris SaccaMany young adults growing up in computer science have never had a job that required human interaction, shaping their interpersonal capabilities often for the worseThe sheer ease of access to information is contributing to this as well as kids are not used to hearing noChris is leading the climate change firmLowercarbon Capitol where every deal has the potential for more than 1 gigaton of carbon removalClimate change efforts are not just charitable, they are profitableRead the full notes @ podcastnotes.org Chris Sacca is the Founder and Chairman @ Lowercase Capital, one of the best performing funds in the history of venture capital with a portfolio including Uber, Stripe, Twitter, Instagram, Twilio, Docker and many more. Despite this incredible success, in 2017, Chris and his wife, Crystal announced they would be stepping back from day to day investing to focus on ongoing efforts to rescue our democracy, heal the planet, promote diversity within venture capital. Earlier this year, they announced Lowercarbon Capital, with $800M AUM, with the mission to back companies that make real money slashing CO2 emissions, and buying us time to unf**k the planet. Fun fact: As a result of his incredible investing success Chris has also been a Shark on Shark Tank and even starred in an episode of Billions. In Today's Episode with Chris Sacca You Will Learn: 1.) How Chris made his way into the world of investing having started life as a lawyer? What was his first investment? How did the first Twitter $25K angel check come about? 2.) How does Chris evaluate his own relationship to money and wealth? Why did Chris and Crystal interview some of the wealthiest people? What did they learn from those discussions? How does Chris view the role of luck? Why was it when Chris lacked optimism he lost the most money? How did being $4M in the hole from public markets impact his mindset? 3.) What does it mean for Chris to bring up healthy and happy children? Why does Chris believe today's parenting has bred a generation of asshole kids? In what way is great parenting aligned to great team management? How does Chris give feedback to his teams vs his children? What tone should be used? Should it always be "radical candor"? Should it be immediate? 4.) Does Chris believe that VCs really add any value? What does Chris believe is his secret sauce? Why does Chris believe that as a VC you have to be outspoken and loud about the value you provide? What have been some of the biggest lessons for Chris from sitting on boards and working with Bill Gurley? Why does Chris believe that most VCs are shitty managers? 5.) Why did Chris decide to come back from retirement and found Lowercarbon with Crystal? Why did he not decide to do it all with his own money? Why is now different for climate tech than prior generations of climate tech innovation? How big does Chris want to scale Lowercarbon? Will Chris make more money from climate investing than from tech? Item's Mentioned In Today's Episode with Chris Sacca Chris' Favourite Book: Not Fade Away: A Short Life Well Lived, How To Raise an Adult
On National Farmers Day, Boyd takes us back to Paul Harvey's 1978 "So God Made a Farmer" monologue and discusses why he thinks farmers are the most entrepreneurial people on Earth. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Charles Mizrahi, founder of Alpha Investor and host of the Charles Mizrahi Show, calls in to discuss his new book "Wall Street Profits for Main Street Investors" and the advice he would give people navigating their finances during these turbulent times. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
While the pandemic was universal, its impact on American families was not. Boyd talks with Lois Collins from the Deseret News who looked at a new American Family Survey that says while everyone felt the consequences of big government, not everyone was able to get through the pandemic better off than they were before. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Sports and politics have been mixing for awhile. Alex Kirry, co-host of KSL's Unrivaled, chats with Boyd about the recent controversies over vaccine mandates and the emails that got the head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders fired. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Do Democrats have the votes to pass Biden's full agenda? Today, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi suggested they might have to cut a few things out of their $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. Boyd breaks down what she said and what the principle of "essentialism" can teach us about how to approach legislation in Washington. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Offset your carbon footprint with Wren! They'll plant 10 extra trees for each of the first 100 people who sign up at https://www.wren.co/start/minuteearth. The current hurricane category scale doesn't accurately convey the danger of a storm, because it doesn't account for a hurricane's most destructive factors. ⬇️ PREORDER OUR FIRST BOOK (out October 12th) ⬇️ DFTBA (get SUPER-cool book bundles here!): https://store.dftba.com/collections/minuteearth Amazon - http://bit.ly/MinuteEarthExplains Bookshop.org - http://bit.ly/MinuteEarthexplains Barnes and Noble - http://bit.ly/Minuteearthexplains Indigo (Canada)- http://bit.ly/MinuteearthExplains LEARN MORE ************** To learn more about this topic, start your googling with these keywords: Storm surge: a sea level rise caused by strong winds pushing the water and a change in atmospheric pressure of a storm. Hurricane: a tropical cyclone occurring in the Atlantic Ocean or northeastern Pacific Ocean Saffir-Simpson Hurricane Wind Scale: the current scale used to categorize hurricanes from 1 to 5 based on the hurricane's maximum sustained wind speed. SUPPORT MINUTEEARTH ************************** If you like what we do, you can help us!: - Become our patron: https://patreon.com/MinuteEarth - Share this video with your friends and family - Leave us a comment (we read them!) CREDITS ********* Julián Gustavo Gómez (@TheJulianGomez) | Script Writer, Narrator and Director Arcadi Garcia i Rius (@garirius) | Illustration, Video Editing and Animation Nathaniel Schroeder | Music MinuteEarth is produced by Neptune Studios LLC https://neptunestudios.info OUR STAFF ************ Sarah Berman • Arcadi Garcia i Rius David Goldenberg • Julián Gustavo Gómez Melissa Hayes • Alex Reich • Henry Reich • Peter Reich Ever Salazar • Leonardo Souza • Kate Yoshida OUR LINKS ************ Youtube | https://youtube.com/MinuteEarth TikTok | https://tiktok.com/@minuteearth Twitter | https://twitter.com/MinuteEarth Instagram | https://instagram.com/minute_earth Facebook | https://facebook.com/Minuteearth Website | https://minuteearth.com Apple Podcasts| https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/minuteearth/id649211176 REFERENCES ************** Belles, Jonathan. “Surface Pressure a Better Indicator of Hurricane Damage Potential, New Study Says | the Weather Channel - Articles from the Weather Channel | Weather.com.” The Weather Channel, 2020, https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2020-01-29-hurricane-surface-pressure-damage-potential-wind. Erdman, Jonathan. “88% of U.S. Deaths from Hurricanes, Tropical Storms Are from Water, Not Wind | the Weather Channel - Articles from the Weather Channel | Weather.com.” The Weather Channel, 2021, https://weather.com/safety/hurricane/news/hurricanes-tropical-storms-us-deaths-surge-flooding. Gibbens, Sarah. “Hurricane Categories Don't Tell the Whole Story.” Environment, National Geographic, 14 Sept. 2021, https://www.nationalgeographic.com/environment/article/hurricane-categories-do-not-tell-the-whole-story-see-what-matters. Klotzbach, Philip J., et al. "Surface pressure a more skillful predictor of normalized hurricane damage than maximum sustained wind." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 101.6 (2020): E830-E846. https://journals.ametsoc.org/view/journals/bams/101/6/bamsD190062.xml Olson, Richard S. “Add a New Hurricane Category. Cat 6 | Opinion.” Sun-Sentinel.com, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, 3 Dec. 2019, https://www.sun-sentinel.com/opinion/commentary/fl-op-com-olson-cat-six-hurricane-category-20191203-4fwaq7hjmbdkli3sg5trmfysku-story.html. Pilkington, Stephanie F., and Hussam N. Mahmoud. "Using artificial neural networks to forecast economic impact of multi-hazard hurricane-based events." Sustainable and Resilient Infrastructure 1.1-2 (2016): 63-83. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/23789689.2016.1179529 Plumer, Brad. “Hurricane Patricia: Why a Record Storm Did Surprisingly Little Damage.” Vox, Vox, 26 Oct. 2015, https://www.vox.com/2015/10/26/9615274/hurricane-patricia-aftermath. “Storm Surge Overview.” Noaa.gov, 2021, https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/surge/.
So it's out! The much anticipated stand-up special, from the G.O.A.T. Dave Chappelle. This past week, Netflix released The Closer, his 6th and likely final Netflix special. And with the that, the un-rest has begun! This one was packed up with quotable moments and genius punch lines. And of course, he doesn't hold back. Since his first stand-up with Netflix, the man has had a lot of heat from the LGBTQ+ community about his material. Misinterpretations on headlines about his jokes have really made a storm on Twitter (which he doesn't believe is a real place, haha). So you know, Nicky Trendz & Manny Oso are here to bring you their side! The truth is, it's impossible to listen to his stand-up without having an opinion. But remember, there's no room for hate in the our bathtub! Plenty of room for discussion! But you tell us! What were you thoughts on The Closer? Do you think he crossed the line? Do you believe his art is harmful or helpful? Don't forget to watch The Closer and the rest of Dave Chappelle's Stand-Up Specials while you still can: https://www.netflix.com/us/title/81228510?s=i&trkid=13747225&vlang=en&clip=81345814 Read the Interview with Jaclyn Moore from Variety: https://variety.com/2021/tv/news/dear-white-people-jaclyn-moore-dave-chappelle-netflix-1235083197/amp/?__twitter_impression=true And don't forget to check out 15 Minutes of Shame on HBO Max to see how Cancel Culture affects people. To keep you with the Ducks in charge follow: Bubblebathstories.co FB & IG: @Bubblebathstories Nicky Trendz IG: @nickyTRENDZ Manny Oso IG: @gotnotime4diss
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Michael Saylor joins me to discuss anthropology, energy, and technology from first principles as we build the intellectual foundation necessary to truly grasp the historic significance of Bitcoin.Be sure to check out NYDIG, one of the most important companies in Bitcoin: https://nydig.com/GUESTMichael's twitter: https://twitter.com/michael_saylorMichael's company: https://www.microstrategy.com/enMichael's website: https://www.hope.com/CHANNELPodcast Website: https://whatismoneypodcast.com/Apple Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast...Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/25LPvm8...RSS Feed: https://feeds.simplecast.com/MLdpYXYITranscript:OUTLINE00:00:00 “What is Money?” Intro00:00:05 NYDIG00:01:25 The Fourth Layer: Financial00:04:16 Bitcoin Mining's Capital Intensity Recruits Large Investors00:08:04 The Fifth Layer: The Mining Network00:10:01 Bitcoin Miners as an Early Warning System00:11:35 Bitcoin Miners as “Motors of Sovereignty”00:12:55 The First Five Layers: Inertia, Antifragility, and Capital Attraction00:15:00 “Bitcoin is a Swarm Creature”00:16:43 Proof of Work as a Thermodynamic Bridge Between Worlds00:18:54 The Sixth Layer: Spatial00:20:38 Proof of Work as a Self-Distributing Security Model00:21:28 Proof of Work Self-Decentralizes Away from Attack Vectors00:23:26 The Seventh Layer: Temporal00:24:59 Bitcoin's Spacetime Parameters: “You Only Get to Play God Once”00:26:29 What Happens if you Change Gravity?00:29:29 “Bitcoin is Like the Granite Underlying Manhattan”00:31:06 The Universal Consequences of Spacetime Constants00:33:17 “A Shockwave is When You Attack the Air Faster than it Moves”00:35:05 “Foolish to Risk the Immortality of Bitcoin for Bigger Blocks”00:36:40 Proof of Stake: A Closed, Controlled, Non-Darwinian System00:39:50 There Are No Successful Proof of Stake Networks00:42:11 Central Banks as Proof of Stake Networks00:44:52 Bitcoin is Both Digital Money and Digital Property00:45:42 Robert's OutroSOCIALBreedlove Twitter: https://twitter.com/Breedlove22WiM? Twitter: https://twitter.com/WhatisMoneyShowLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/breedlove22/Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/breedlove_22/TikTok: https://www.tiktok.com/@breedlove22?l...All My Current Work: https://linktr.ee/breedlove22WRITTEN WORKMedium: https://breedlove22.medium.com/Substack: https://breedlove22.substack.com/WAYS TO CONTRIBUTEBitcoin: 3D1gfxKZKMtfWaD1bkwiR6JsDzu6e9bZQ7Sats via Strike: https://strike.me/breedlove22Sats via Tippin.me: https://tippin.me/@Breedlove22Dollars via Paypal: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/RBree...Dollars via Venmo: https://venmo.com/code?user_id=178435...The "What is Money?" Show Patreon Page: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=328431...RECOMMENDED BUSINESSESWorldclass Bitcoin Financial Services: https://nydig.com/Join Me At Bitcoin 2022 (10% off if paying with fiat, or discount code BREEDLOVE for Bitcoin): https://www.tixr.com/groups/bitcoinco...Put your Bitcoin to work. Earn up to 12% interest back on Bitcoin with Tantra: https://bit.ly/3h3lL0jIBAC assists central banks and sovereign wealth funds succeed in their digital asset investments: https://www.ibac.io/Automatic Recurring Bitcoin Buying: https://www.swanbitcoin.com/breedlove/
The MOIF crew debate the what, where, and how of buying groceries. What even is a grocery store? Do you buy organic or conventional? Cart or basket? We answer these burning questions and many more, so much so that we have to make it a two-parter. Hosts: Dave Chang and Chris Ying Guest: Noelle Cornelio Producer: Isaac Lee Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
Chris Sacca is the Founder and Chairman @ Lowercase Capital, one of the best performing funds in the history of venture capital with a portfolio including Uber, Stripe, Twitter, Instagram, Twilio, Docker and many more. Despite this incredible success, in 2017, Chris and his wife, Crystal announced they would be stepping back from day to day investing to focus on ongoing efforts to rescue our democracy, heal the planet, promote diversity within venture capital. Earlier this year, they announced Lowercarbon Capital, with $800M AUM, with the mission to back companies that make real money slashing CO2 emissions, and buying us time to unf**k the planet. Fun fact: As a result of his incredible investing success Chris has also been a Shark on Shark Tank and even starred in an episode of Billions. In Today's Episode with Chris Sacca You Will Learn: 1.) How Chris made his way into the world of investing having started life as a lawyer? What was his first investment? How did the first Twitter $25K angel check come about? 2.) How does Chris evaluate his own relationship to money and wealth? Why did Chris and Crystal interview some of the wealthiest people? What did they learn from those discussions? How does Chris view the role of luck? Why was it when Chris lacked optimism he lost the most money? How did being $4M in the hole from public markets impact his mindset? 3.) What does it mean for Chris to bring up healthy and happy children? Why does Chris believe today's parenting has bred a generation of asshole kids? In what way is great parenting aligned to great team management? How does Chris give feedback to his teams vs his children? What tone should be used? Should it always be "radical candor"? Should it be immediate? 4.) Does Chris believe that VCs really add any value? What does Chris believe is his secret sauce? Why does Chris believe that as a VC you have to be outspoken and loud about the value you provide? What have been some of the biggest lessons for Chris from sitting on boards and working with Bill Gurley? Why does Chris believe that most VCs are shitty managers? 5.) Why did Chris decide to come back from retirement and found Lowercarbon with Crystal? Why did he not decide to do it all with his own money? Why is now different for climate tech than prior generations of climate tech innovation? How big does Chris want to scale Lowercarbon? Will Chris make more money from climate investing than from tech? Item's Mentioned In Today's Episode with Chris Sacca Chris' Favourite Book: Not Fade Away: A Short Life Well Lived, How To Raise an Adult
Media nowadays is so powerful that it even forms the opinions we have on certain issues. I'm here to tell you today that you need to start forming your own opinion if you want to create your own personal brand. Show Notes: [07:54] 1) Take a stand on something. [14:00] 2) Do not fear offending some people. [18:38] 3) You can't stand out in this world with bland neutral information. [21:17] Recap Episodes Mentioned: 703: To Have Authority, Have An Opinion http://dreallday.com/703- 400: Authority: Stop Asking For Opinions And Start Giving Them Out http://dreallday.com/400- 1514: Opinions Are Entertaining -- Use Yours! http://dreallday.com/1514- 1407: Subjective Opinions Matter More Than Facts Now http://dreallday.com/1407- 1364: Rejection Marketing: Drawing People In By Turning Them Away http://dreallday.com/364- 1796: Get Some Balls! http://dreallday.com/1796 --- Next Steps: 1) Get The Free Books: The Third Day: http://ThirdDayBook.com The Mirror Of Motivation: http://MirrorOfMotivation.com The Overseas Basketball Blueprint: http://BallOverseas.com Basketball: How To Play As Well As You Practice: http://HoopHandbook.com/Free 2) Come to Dre's next LIVE event, Work On Your Game LIVE: http://WorkOnYourGame.LIVE 3) Get the #DailyMotivation text: Text Dre at 1.305.384.6894 (or go to http://DreAllDay.com/Text) 4) Get coached in The Third Day Mastermind: http://WorkOnYourGameUniversity.com/Call 5) Get the FULL Work On Your Game Podcast archive at: http://WorkOnYourGamePodcast.com Be sure to Subscribe to have each new episode sent directly to you daily! If you're enjoying Work On Your Game, please Review the show and let us know! Dre on social media: Instagram [http://instagram.com/DreBaldwin] Twitter [http://Twitter.com/DreAllDay] YouTube [http://youtube.com/dreupt]
Jen has been all over the internet lately telling the world that the Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework is a dumpster fire of a bill. In this episode, she backs that up by comparing the levels of investment for different kinds of infrastructure and examining the society changing effects the bill would have if it were to become law. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Contribute monthly or a lump sum via PayPal Support Congressional Dish via Patreon (donations per episode) Send Zelle payments to: Donation@congressionaldish.com Send Venmo payments to: @Jennifer-Briney Send Cash App payments to: $CongressionalDish or Donation@congressionaldish.com Use your bank's online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576, Crestview, FL 32536. Please make checks payable to Congressional Dish Thank you for supporting truly independent media! Background Sources Recommended Congressional Dish Episodes CD218: Minerals Are the New Oil CD205: Nuclear Waste Storage Oil CD073: Amtrak Recommended Articles and Documents Benjamin J. Hulac and Joseph Morton. October 7, 2021. “With GOP sidelined, Manchin steps up to defend fossil fuels.” Roll Call. Connor Sheets, Robert J. Lopez, Rosanna Xia, and Adam Elmahrek. October 4, 2021. “Before O.C. oil spill, platform owner faced bankruptcy, history of regulatory problems.” The Los Angeles Times. Donald Shaw. October 4, 2021. “Criticizing Joe Manchin's Coal Conflicts is ‘Outrageous,' Says Heitkamp.” Sludge. Michael Gold. October 1, 2021. “Congestion Pricing Is Coming to New York. Everyone Has an Opinion.” The New York Times. Utilities Middle East Staff. September 13, 2021. “World's largest carbon capture and storage plant launched.” Utilities. Adele Peters. September 8, 2021. “The first commercial carbon removal plant just opened in Iceland.” Fast Company. Hiroko Tabuchi. August 16, 2021. “For Many, Hydrogen Is the Fuel of the Future. New Research Raises Doubts.” The New York Times. Robert W. Haworth and Mark Z. Jacobson. August 12, 2021. “How green is blue hydrogen?.” Energy Science & Engineering. Emily Cochrane. August 10, 2021. “Senate Passes $1 Trillion Infrastructure Bill, Handing Biden a Bipartisan Win.” The New York Times. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. June 3, 2021. “2020 Fatality Data Show Increased Traffic Fatalities During Pandemic.” U.S. Department of Transportation. Nation Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). May 19, 2021. “What We Know—and Do Not Know—About Achieving a National-Scale 100% Renewable Electric Grid .” Michael Barnard. May 3, 2021. “Small Modular Nuclear Reactors Are Mostly Bad Policy.” CleanTechnica. Hiroko Tabuchi. April 24, 2021. “Halting the Vast Release of Methane Is Critical for Climate, U.N. Says.” The New York Times. Grist Creative. April 15, 2021. “How direct air capture works (and why it's important)” Grist. American Society of Civil Engineers. 2021. “Bridges.” 2021 Report Card for America's Infrastructure. Open Secrets. “Sen. Joe Manchin - West Virginia - Top Industries Contributing 2015-2020.” Savannah Keaton. December 30, 2020. “Can Fuel Cell Vehicles Explode Like ‘Hydrogen Bombs on Wheels'?” Motor Biscuit. Dale K. DuPont. August 6, 2020. “First all-electric ferry in U.S. reaches milestone.” WorkBoat. Hannah Ritchie and Max Roser. 2020. “CO2 and Greenhouse Gas Emissions.” Our World in Data. Jeff Butler. January 27, 2019. “Norway leads an electric ferry revolution.” plugboats.com Our World in Data. Annual CO2 Emissions, 2019. Hydrogen Council. 2019. Frequently Asked Questions. Mark Z. Jacobson et al. September 6, 2017. “100% Clean and Renewable Wind, Water, and Sunlight All-Sector Energy Roadmaps for 139 Countries of the World.” Joule. Kendra Pierre-Louis. August 25, 2017. “Almost every country in the world can power itself with renewable energy.” Popular Science. Chuck Squatriglia. May 12, 2008. “Hydrogen Cars Won't Make a Difference for 40 Years.” Wired. Renewable Energy World. April 22, 2004. “Schwarzenegger Unveils ‘Hydrogen Highways' Plan.” United States Department of Energy. February 2002. A National Vision of America's Transition to a Hydrogen Economy -- to 2030 and Beyond. The Bill H.R. 3684: Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act August 10, 2021 Senate Vote Breakdown July 1, 2021 House Vote Breakdown Jen's Highlighted Version Bill Outline DIVISION A: SURFACE TRANSPORTATION TITLE I - FEDERAL-AID HIGHWAYS Subtitle A - Authorizations and Programs Sec. 11101: Authorization of Appropriations Authorizes appropriations for Federal-Aid for highways at between $52 billion and $56 billion per year through fiscal year 2026. Sec. 11117: Toll Roads, Bridges, Tunnels, and Ferries Authorizes the government to pay up to 85% of the costs of replacing or retrofitting a diesel fuel ferry vessel until the end of fiscal year 2025. Sec. 11118: Bridge Investment Program Authorizes between $600 million and $700 million per year through 2026 (from the Highway Trust Fund) for repairs to bridges If a Federal agency wants grant money to repair a Federally owned bridge, it "shall" consider selling off that asset to the State or local government. Sec. 11119: Safe Routes to School Creates a new program to improve the ability of children to walk and ride their bikes to school by funding projects including sidewalk improvements, speed reduction improvements, crosswalk improvements, bike parking, and traffic diversions away from schools. Up to 30% of the money can be used for public awareness campaigns, media relations, education, and staffing. No additional funding is provided. It will be funded with existing funds for "administrative expenses." Sec. 11121: Construction of Ferry Boats and Ferry Terminal Facilities Authorizes between $110 million and $118 million per year through 2026 (from the Highway Trust Fund) to construct ferry boats and ferry terminals. Subtitle D - Climate Change Sec. 11401: Grants for Charging and Fueling Infrastructure Creates a new grant program with $15 million maximum per grant for governments to build public charging infrastructure for vehicles fueled with electricity, hydrogen, propane, and "natural" gas. The construction of the projects can be contracted out to private companies. Sec. 11402: Reduction of Truck Emissions at Port Facilities Establishes a program to study and test projects that would reduce emissions. Sec. 11403: Carbon Reduction Program Allows, but does not require, the Transportation Secretary to use money for projects related to traffic monitoring, public transportation, trails for pedestrians and bicyclists, congestion management technologies, vehicle-to-infrastructure communications technologies, energy efficient street lighting, congestion pricing to shift transportation demand to non-peak hours, electronic toll collection, installing public chargers for electric, hydrogen, propane, and gas powered vehicles. Sec. 11404: Congestion Relief Program Creates a grant program, funded at a minimum of $10 million per grant, for projects aimed at reducing highway congestion. Eligible projects include congestion management systems, fees for entering cities, deployment of toll lanes, parking fees, and congestion pricing, operating commuter buses and vans, and carpool encouragement programs. Buses, transit, and paratransit vehicles "shall" be allowed to use toll lanes "at a discount rate or without charge." Sec. 11405: Promoting Resilient Operations for Transformative, Efficient, and Cost-saving Transportation (PROTECT) Program Establishes the "PROTECT program", which provides grants for projects to protect some current infrastructure from extreme weather events and climate related changes. Types of grants include grants for "at-risk coastal infrastructure" which specifies that only "non-rail infrastructure is eligible" (such as highways, roads, pedestrian walkways, bike lanes, etc.) Sec. 11406: Healthy Streets Program Establishes a grant program to install reflective pavement and to expand tree cover in order to mitigate urban heat islands, improve air quality, and reduce stormwater run-off and flood risks. Caps each grant at $15 million TITLE III: RESEARCH, TECHNOLOGY, AND EDUCATION Sec. 13001: Strategic Innovation for Revenue Collection Provides grants for pilot projects to test our acceptance of user-based fee collections and their effects on different income groups and people from urban and rural areas. They will test the use of private companies to collect the data and fees. Sec. 13002: National Motor Vehicle Per-mile User Fee Pilot Creates a pilot program to test a national motor vehicle per-mile user fee. DIVISION B - SURFACE TRANSPORTATION INVESTMENT ACT OF 2021 TITLE I - MULTIMODAL AND FREIGHT TRANSPORTATION Sec. 21201: National Infrastructure Project Assistance Authorizes $2 billion total per year until 2026 on projects that cost at least $100 million that include highway, bridge, freight rail, passenger rail, and public transportation projects. Authorizes $1.5 billion total per year until 2026 (which will expire after 3 years) for grants in amount between $1 million and $25 million for projects that include highway, bridge, public transportation, passenger and freight rail, port infrastructure, surface transportation at airports, and more. TITLE II - RAIL Subtitle A - Authorization of Appropriations Sec. 22101: Grants to Amtrak Authorizes appropriations for Amtrak in the Northeast Corridor at between $1.1 billion and $1.57 billion per year through 2026. Authorizes appropriations for Amtrak in the National Network at between $2.2 billion and $3 billion per year through 2026. Subtitle B - Amtrak Reforms Sec. 22201: Amtrak Findings, Mission, and Goals Changes the goal of cooperation between Amtrak, governments, & other rail carriers from "to achieve a performance level sufficient to justify expending public money" to "in order to meet the intercity passenger rail needs of the United States" and expands the service areas beyond "urban" locations. Changes the goals of Amtrak to include "improving its contracts with rail carriers over whose tracks Amtrak operates." Sec. 22208: Passenger Experience Enhancement Food and beverage service: Amtrak will establish a working group... Sec. 22212: Enhancing Cross Border Service Amtrak must submit a report... Sec. 22213: Creating Quality Jobs Amtrak will not be allowed to privatize the jobs previously performed by laid off union workers. Sec. 22214: Amtrak Daily Long Distance Study Amtrak would study bringing back long distance rail routes that were discontinued. Subtitle C - Intercity Passenger Rail Policy Sec. 22304: Restoration and Enhancement Grants Extends the amount of time the government will pay the operating costs of Amtrak or "any rail carrier" that provides passenger rail service from 3 years to 6 years, and pays higher percentages of the the costs. Sec. 22305: Railroad Crossing Elimination Program Creates a program to eliminate highway-rail crossings where vehicles are frequently stopped by trains. Authorizes the construction on tunnels and bridges. Sec. 22306: Interstate Rail Compacts Authorizes up to 10 grants per year valued at a maximum of $ million each to plan and promote new Amtrak routes Sec. 22308: Corridor Identification and Development Program The Secretary of Transportation will create a program for public entities to plan for expanded intercity passenger rail corridors, operated by Amtrak or private companies. When developing plans for corridors, the Secretary has to "consult" with "host railroads for the proposed corridor" Subtitle D - Rail Safety Sec. 22404: Blocked Crossing Portal The Administration of the Federal Railroad Administration would establish a "3 year blocked crossing portal" which would collect information about blocked crossing by trains from the public and first responders and provide every person submitting the complaint the contact information of the "relevant railroad" and would "encourage" them to complain to them too. Information collected would NOT be allowed to be used for any regulatory or enforcement purposes. Sec. 22406: Emergency Lighting The Secretary of Transportation will have to issue a rule requiring that all carriers that transport human passengers have an emergency lighting system that turns on when there is a power failure. Sec. 22409: Positive Train Control Study The Comptroller General will conduct a study to determine the annual operation and maintenance costs for positive train control. Sec. 22423: High-Speed Train Noise Emissions Allows, but does not require, the Secretary of Transportation to create regulations governing the noise levels of trains that exceed 160 mph. Sec. 22425: Requirements for Railroad Freight Cars Placed into Service in the United States Effective 3 years after the regulations are complete (maximum 5 years after this becomes law), freight cars will be prohibited from operating within the United States if more than 15% of it is manufactured in "a country of concern" or state-owned facilities. The Secretary of Transportation can assess fines between $100,000 and $250,000 per freight car. A company that has been found in violation 3 times can be kicked out of the United State's transportation system until they are in compliance and have paid all their fines in full. Sec. 22427: Controlled Substances Testing for Mechanical Employees 180 days after this becomes law, all railroad mechanics will be subject to drug testing, which can be conducted at random. DIVISION C - TRANSIT Sec. 30017: Authorizations Authorizes between $13.3 billion and $14.7 billion per year to be appropriated for transit grants. DIVISION D - ENERGY TITLE I - GRID INFRASTRUCTURE AND RESILIENCY Sec. 40101: Preventing Outages and Enhancing The Resilience of the Electric Grid Creates a $5 billion grant distribution program to electric grid operators, electricity storage operations, electricity generators, transmission owners and operators, distribution suppliers, fuels suppliers, and other entities chosen by the Secretary of Energy. The grants need to be used to reduce the risk that power lines will cause wildfires. States have to match 15%. The company receiving the grant has to match it by 100% (small utilities only have to match 1/3 of the grant.) Grant money be used for micro-grids and battery-storage in addition to obvious power line protection measures. Grant money can not be used to construct a new electricity generating facility, a large-scale battery facility that is not used to prevent "disruptive events", or cybersecurity. The companies are allowed to charge customers for parts of their projects that are not paid for with grant money (so they have to match the grant with their customer's money). Sec. 40112: Demonstration of Electric Vehicle Battery Second-Life Applications for Grid Services Creates a demonstration project to show utility companies that electric car batteries can be used to stabilize the grid and reduce peak loads of homes and businesses. The demonstration project must include a facility that "could particularly benefit" such as a multi-family housing building, a senior care facility, or community health center. TITLE II - SUPPLY CHAINS FOR CLEAN ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES Sec. 40201: Earth Mapping Resources Initiative The US Geological Survey will get $320 million and ten years to map "all of the recoverable critical minerals." Sec. 40204: USGS Energy and Minerals Research Facility Authorizes $167 million to construct a new facility for energy and minerals research. The facility can be on land leased to the government for 99 years by "an academic partner." Requires the USGS to retain ownership of the facility. Sec. 40205: Rare Earth Elements Demonstration Facility Authorizes $140 million to build a rare earth element extractions and separation facility and refinery. Does NOT require the government to retain ownership of the facility. TITLE III - FUELS AND TECHNOLOGY INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENTS Subtitle A - Carbon Capture, Utilization, Storage, and Transportation Infrastructure Sec. 40304: Carbon Dioxide Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Authorizes $600 million for 2022 and 2023 and $300 million for each year between 2024 and 2026 for grants and loan guarantees for projects for transporting captured carbon dioxide. Each project has to cost more than $100 million and the government can pay up to 80% of the costs. If the project is financed with a loan, the company will have 35 years to pay it back, with fees and interest. Loans can be issued via private banks with guarantees provided by the government. Sec. 40305: Carbon Storage Validation and Testing Creates a new program for funding new or expanded large-scale carbon sequestration projects. Authorizes $2.5 billion through 2026. Sec. 40308: Carbon Removal Creates a new program for grants or contracts for projects to that will form "4 regional direct air capture hubs" that will each be able to capture 1 million metric tons of carbon dioxide per year. Authorizes $3.5 billion per year through 2026. Subtitle B - Hydrogen Research and Development Sec. 40313: Clean Hydrogen Research and Development Program Changes a goal of an existing research and development plan for hydrogen fuels (created by the Energy Policy Act of 2005) from enhancing sources of renewable fuels and biofuels for hydrogen production to enhancing those sources and fossil fuels with carbon capture and nuclear energy. Expands the activities of this program to include using hydrogen for power generation, industrial processes including steelmaking, cement, chemical feestocks, and heat production. They intend to transition natural gas pipelines to hydrogen pipelines. They intend for hydrogen to be used for all kinds of vehicles, rail transport, aviation, and maritime transportation. Sec. 40314: Additional Clean Hydrogen Programs Creates a new program to create "4 regional clean hydrogen hubs" for production, processing, delivery, storage, and end-use of "clean hydrogen." At least one regional hub is required to demonstrate the production of "clean hydrogen from fossil fuels." At least one regional hub is required to demonstrate the production of "clean hydrogen from renewable energy." At least one regional hub is required to demonstrate the production of "clean hydrogen from nuclear energy." The four hubs will each demonstrate a different use: Electric power generation, industrial sector uses, residential and commercial heating, and transportation. Requires the development of a strategy "to facilitate widespread production, processing, storage, and use of clean hydrogen", which will include a focus on production using coal. The hydrogen hubs should "leverage natural gas to the maximum extent practicable." Creates a new program to commercialize the production of hydrogen by splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen. The overall goal is to identify barriers, pathways, and policy needs to "transition to a clean hydrogen economy." Authorizes $9.5 billion through 2026. Sec. 40315: Clean Hydrogen Production Qualifications Develops a standard for the term "clean hydrogen" which has a carbon intensity equal to or less than 2 kilograms of carbon dioxide-equivalent produced at the site of production per kilogram of hydrogen produced." Subtitle C - Nuclear Energy Infrastructure Sec. 40323: Civil Nuclear Credit Program Creates a program, authorized to be funded with $6 billion per year through 2026, that will provide credit from the government to nuclear reactors that are projected to shut down because they are economically failing. Subtitle D - Hydropower Sec. 40331: Hydroelectric Production Incentives Authorizes a one-time appropriation of $125 million for fiscal year 2022. Sec. 40332: Hydroelectric Efficiency Improvement Incentives Authorizes a one-time appropriation of $75 million for fiscal year 2022. Sec. 40333: Maintaining and Enhancing Hydroelectricity Incentives Authorizes a one-time appropriations of $553 million for repairs and improvements to dams constructed before 1920. The government will pay a maximum of 30% of the project costs, capped at $5 million each. Sec. 40334: Pumped Storage Hydropower Wind and Solar Integration and System Reliability Initiative Authorizes $2 million per year through 2026 to pay 50% or less of the costs of a demonstration project to test the ability of a pumped storage hydropower project to facilitate the long duration storage of at least 1,000 megawatts of intermittent renewable electricity. Subtitle E - Miscellaneous Sec. 40342: Clean Energy Demonstration Program on Current and Former Mine Land Creates a new program, authorized to be funded with $500 million through 2026, to demonstrate the technical and economic viability of putting clean energy projects on former mine land. There will be a maximum of 5 projects and 2 of them have to be solar. Defines a "clean energy project" to include "fossil-fueled electricity generation with carbon capture, utilization, and sequestration." TITLE X - AUTHORIZATION OF APPROPRIATIONS FOR ENERGY ACT OF 2020 Sec. 41001: Energy Storage Demonstration Projects Authorizes $505 million through2025 for energy storage demonstration projects. Sec. 41002: Advanced Reactor Demonstration Program Authorizes between $281 million and $824 million per year through 2027 for advanced nuclear reactor demonstration projects. Sec. 41004: Carbon Capture Demonstration and Pilot Programs Authorizes between $700 million and $1.3 billion through2025 for advanced nuclear reactor demonstration projects. Sec. 41007: Renewable Energy Projects Authorizes $84 million through 2025 for geothermal energy projects. Authorizes $100 million through 2025 for wind energy projects. There is a clarification that this is definitely NOT in addition to amounts wind gets from another fund. Authorizes $80 million through 2025 for solar energy projects. DIVISION E - DRINKING WATER AND WASTEWATER INFRASTRUCTURE DIVISION F - BROADBAND DIVISION G - OTHER AUTHORIZATIONS DIVISION H - REVENUE PROVISIONS DIVISION I - OTHER MATTERS DIVISION J - APPROPRIATIONS DIVISION K - MINORITY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT Cover Art Design by Only Child Imaginations Music Presented in This Episode Intro & Exit: Tired of Being Lied To by David Ippolito (found on Music Alley by mevio)