If you care about this country, our G.D. “government” can drive you nuts.
I usually host 4 hours of live talk radio a week. Sometimes I have a guest. Mostly I do monologues.
For years, I’ve said jokingly (at least half-jokingly) that I do talk radio because I can’t afford a shrink. I get to try to tell the truth for 4 hours every week. It’s somewhat like laying on a couch in the shrink’s office and talking while the shrink listens–but in my case he doesn’t charge me to listen.
No one tells me what to say on my programs. I say what I want. My sponsor doesn’t bother trying to control me. I have free rein to try to tell whatever truth grabs me. I’m grateful.
My talk-radio “freedom of speech” is truly therapeutic–not necessarily for my audience, but absolutely for me. In a world based on fictions and outright lies, four hours a week of unfettered attempts to tell the truth–and having a few thousand people actually listen and sometimes respond–is a great blessing. I mean it. A blessing. I am grateful for every man and woman who listens to my radio shows or reads my blog. Grateful.