Episode 06 – Do Your Job–And Persuade Someone to do Theirs

Haven’t you always wanted to know about the defense Budget?  Sure, we all have.  Plus how Congress is a bigger threat to the military than any enemy.  And six ways to persuade.

https://www.amazon.com/Influence-Psychology-Persuasion-Robert-Cialdini/dp/006124189X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1489553781&sr=1-1&keywords=influence+the+psychology+of+persuasion

https://youarenotsosmart.com/

http://www.defensenews.com/articles/us-house-passes-2017-defense-appropriations-to-uncertain-prospects-in-senate

Episode 05 – Deep State

How deep is the deep state? And can a combination of bureaucratic inertia and executive incompetence keep the ship of state lumbering in the right direction?

Plus more Prudent or Paranoid!

http://www.history.com/news/ask-history/who-was-ataturk

https://warontherocks.com/2017/02/my-love-letter-to-the-deep-state/

http://www.latimes.com/politics/washington/la-na-essential-washington-updates-vice-admiral-turns-down-national-1487292435-htmlstory.html

https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/02/24/mcmaster-knows-how-national-security-policy-can-go-wrong-will-that-help-him/?utm_term=.5498d7483e3f