The Ricochet Podcast
Episode 193: Borderline Millennials

Guests: James Delingpole and Mark Kirkorian
Dec 5, 2013
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This week on the Ricochet Podcast, our own James Delingpole (buy his new book here) challenges climate change and describes why Britain is indeed nuttier that the U.S. Then, Mark Krikorian on what the GOP must do to avoid getting out of its own way on immigration. Also, is Chris Christie cool and a vigorous discussion on what it will take to bring the Obama fatigued millennial generation back into the fold and why it’s important.  

Music from this week’s episode:

Across The Border by Bruce Springsteen

The Ricochet Podcast opening theme was composed and produced by James Lileks.

Wassup, EJHill?

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  1. Fred Cole

    That image is amazing. Fun fact: Peter dresses that way at Hoover.

  2. Mike H

    I wanted to draw people’s attention to my response to Mark Krikorian.

  3. Mark_E

    I’m impressed Blue Yeti was able to edit this episode into something usable so quickly.

  4. Mike H

    When I read “The Ricochet Podcast opening theme was composed and produced by James Lileks.” and saw the rap themed image, I was hoping there was a rap using James’ looped audio from the taping.

  5. You’ll want to listen to the very end of the show…

    Mike H: When I read “The Ricochet Podcast opening theme was composed and produced by James Lileks.” and saw the rap themed image, I was hoping there was a rap using James’ looped audio from the taping. · 0 minutes ago

    Edited 0 minutes ago

  6. Spin

    Wait…the GOP wants to avoid getting out of it’s own way?  Or avoid getting in it’s own way?  Or avoid getting it’s own way?  Or avoid getting out of the way of immigration reform?  Or avoid…ok I’ll stop now…

  7. EJHill

    Hey, everybody, this is Bob “Haight Ashbury” Hope, reminding you to drop out, tune in and always trust your car to the man who wears the star…

  8. flownover

    Was I seeing things earlier or was Scarborough going to be a featured guest ? 

  9. He cancelled (not his fault, it was his publicist), but I was promised that he’ll be on in the next couple of weeks. 

    flownover: Was I seeing things earlier or was Scarborough going to be a featured guest ?  · 7 minutes ago

  10. Don Tillman
    Mark_E: I’m impressed Blue Yeti was able to edit this episode into something usable so quickly. · 42 minutes ago

    YetiBlue is pretty handy with the razor blade and splicing tape.

  11. Israel P.

    Rob, weren’t we right in 2012?

  12. Fred Cole
    Peter Robinson

    Fred Cole: That image is amazing. Fun fact: Peter dresses that way at Hoover. · 8 hours ago

    But with a sweater draped over my shoulders, Fred! · 4 hours ago

    I was gonna make that joke, but in my mind’s eye I couldn’t square the sweater thing with how you’re posed in the image.

  13. Mr Tall

    The image for this week is great, Yeti, but I’m afraid the image that’s going to stick in my head from this podcast is James’s Christie/Taun-taun. I didn’t just laugh out loud at that one; I embarrassed myself in public!

  14. Nick Stuart

    Had to love David Mamet referring to Clarence Page as “that guy from the Chicago Tribune, Clarence something”

    Peter should have left a trail of breadcrumbs from NRO to WSJ for UK.

  15. Fred Cole
    Don Tillman

    Mark_E: I’m impressed Blue Yeti was able to edit this episode into something usable so quickly. · 42 minutes ago

    YetiBlue is pretty handy with the razor blade and splicing tape. · 15 hours ago

    I do not believe that he uses actual magnetic audio tape.  I could be wrong, but I believe he does it using computers.  I believe he uses an IBM 5100.  (He might actually be John Titor.)

    EJ Hill, however, still does his work with a razor blade and tape.  Then he sends the image by pony express directly to Ricochet HQ, located in the 12 story (pre-war Art Deco) Ricochet Building, in midtown Philadelphia, where it is then transmitted using a Bartlane cable picture transmission system directly to the Interwebs.

  16. James Lileks
    C

    Mr. Tall: one of my forebears actually did the Taun-taun thing; it’s in a book about early pioneer life. Went out to get the cattle back in a storm and got caught.

  17. Mark Driscoll

    All my life I have been hearing that we have the facts on our side, we just did not get the right communicator, the media screwed us, blah, blah, blah. 

    The problem is the Dems are selling a bird in the hand and we are selling two in the bush. 

    You need someone who can sell dreams (e.g., Reagan) to pull this off.  People by nature will seek the easier, softer way and need to be inspired to follow our ideas.

  18. Matede
    Mark Driscoll: You need someone who can sell dreams (e.g., Reagan) to pull this off.  People by nature will seek the easier, softer way and need to be inspired to follow our ideas.

    Yes, and NOT an egotistical Blowhard like Christie. There are other fish in the sea folks, can we look at them…… Please!!!

  19. Hartmann von Aue

    Lileks: You were thinking of a Kool-Aid picc line. 

  20. Peter Robinson
    C
    Fred Cole: That image is amazing. Fun fact: Peter dresses that way at Hoover. · 8 hours ago

    But with a sweater draped over my shoulders, Fred!

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