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    On today’s episode of The Backstory, host Lee Stranahan and co-host John Kiriakou discussed current events, including Senator Rand Paul calling for the NSA to investigate allegations that it spied on Tucker Carlson, and Texas Democrats leaving the state to stall voting restrictions.


    Mark Frost - Economist, Professor, Consultant, and Libertarian | Housing Prices, Inflation to Stay for Years, and The Federal Reserve 

    Caleb Maupin - Speaker, Writer, Political Analyst, and Author | Protests in Cuba, Automation, and Problems with Capitalism  

    In the first hour, Lee and John spoke with Mark Frost about the state of the U.S., economy, monetary theory, and the hoarding of real estate. Mark talked about politicians avoiding discussions on the economy and the rise of inflation. Mark spoke on the Federal Reserve and the manipulation of the U.S. Treasury bonds and the excess reserves in bank vaults.

    In the second hour, Lee and John spoke with Caleb Maupin on the media coverage of Cuban Protests, economic blockades on Cuba, and Communism. Caleb talked about the Cuban Communist Party and the history of attacks on the leadership of the party. Caleb discussed the issues with capitalism, as technology keeps advancing and displacing workers.

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