Knocked Congress

Knocked Congress

Knocked Conscious is now Knocked CONGRESS! This is my platform to share my platform as I run for Congress in 2024. We need consciousness in Congress to make *real* PROGRESS! I plan to discuss political issues, express my viewpoints, answer questions, and build a true bottom-up campaign. I want to discuss issues that affect all Americans.

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August 2, 2022 5 min

Mark discusses limiting Congress' ability to profit from policies on which they vote. Below are two articles showing why change needs to be implemented and why members of Congress must be held accountable.

https://www.businessinsider.com/congress-stock-act-violations-senate-house-trading-2021-9

https://unusualwhales.com/i_am_the_senate/full

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Mark discusses term limits for the Legislative Branch of the Federal Government.

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Mark discusses his views on abortion, now that SCOTUS made its ruling overturning Roe.

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Welcome to Knocked Congress! This will be my platform to share my platform as I run for Congress in 2024. Episode 1 is just a little introduction about myself. I will be sharing more about my specific views as the days, weeks, and months progress.

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Howard was gracious to have a second conversation with me.  It was recorded 4/23/2022, 2 weeks after the first conversation.

Howard Bloom has been called “next in a lineage of seminal thinkers that includes Newton, Darwin, Einstein, Freud, and Buckminster Fuller” by Britain’s Channel4 TV and “the next Stephen Hawking” by Gear Magazine.  Bloom is the author of seven books, including The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition Int...

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Howard Bloom has been called “next in a lineage of seminal thinkers that includes Newton, Darwin, Einstein, Freud, and Buckminster Fuller” by Britain’s Channel4 TV and “the next Stephen Hawking” by Gear Magazine.  Bloom is the author of seven books, including The Lucifer Principle: A Scientific Expedition Into the Forces of History and the new Einstein, Michael Jackson & Me: A Search for Soul in the Power Pits of Rock and Roll....

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Sadly, Jess Garcia passed away on Monday, 10/11/2021.  This podcast is to honor her memory.  I'm grateful to have met her on Twitter & to have her as a guest on my podcast.  I'm even more thankful for the connections she made with/to other people.  Thank you, Jess.

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Mark welcomes artist Stephen Holland for a conversation. Stephen shares his outlook on life and love. You can find his art in the links below.

http://stephenhollandstudios.com

http://longneckcircus.com

 

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Mark invites his mom (Rita) to the show for one of the most interesting conversations. Rita shares her memories of her escape from East Germany in 1953, as well as her journey to USA.

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Mark invites Chris Fisher, TV play-by play announcer for NBA's Oklahoma City Thunder, for a conversation. He has shares his inspirational story and offers some great advice.

https://www.nba.com/thunder/thunder-broadcast-team-1819

https://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2018/11/28/bay-area-broadcaster-faced-paralysis-before-he-faced-nba-microphone/

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Mark invites Jeff Hester for an amazing conversation about myriad topics. Jeff Hester took the first ever Hubble Space Telescope image, as well as Hubble's most famous image, "Pillars of Creation" (Wikipedia below).

Before we knew it, over 3.5 hours passed, so I split this into two podcasts. This is the second half. Enjoy!

http://www.jeff-hester.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pillars_of_Creation

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Mark invites Jeff Hester for an amazing conversation about myriad topics. Jeff Hester took the first ever Hubble Space Telescope image, as well as Hubble's most famous image, "Pillars of Creation" (Wikipedia below).

Before we knew it, over 3.5 hours passed, so I split this into two podcasts. This is the first half. Enjoy!

http://www.jeff-hester.com/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pillars_of_Creation

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*DISCLAIMER* The subject matter is extremely sensitive. Tony of @MJNewsDigest joins Mark for part two of their conversation about suicide. We share our personal stories of those we lost to suicide.

U.K. and U.S. suicide resources:

Samaritans (U.K.) - 116123

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (U.S.) - 800-273-8255

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*DISCLAIMER* The subject matter is extremely sensitive. Tony of @MJNewsDigest (Twitter) joins Mark to discuss all aspects of suicide (awareness, prevention, statistics, etc.).

U.K. and U.S. suicide resources:

Samaritans (U.K.) - 116123

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (U.S.) - 800-273-8255

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Chris and Mark have a conversation about Jeffrey Epstein and the 4-part documentary "Filthy Rich" on Netflix. We also discuss the interview that Prince Andrew gave to the BBC (YouTube link below).

Prince Andrew interview: https://youtu.be/AKQi3wzNFGQ

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Chris and Mark discuss all aspects of cloning (scientific, historical, ethical, etc.). Two documentary links below.

https://youtu.be/_LyONv4fHEA

https://tubitv.com/movies/251721/playing-god-human-cloning

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Chris and Mark discuss the Alex Gibney documentary "Zero Days". It's a fascinating conversation about cyber warfare and overall ethics.

https://www.amazon.com/Zero-Days-Colonel-Gary-Brown/dp/B01I2EJOW0

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Chris and Mark have an in-depth conversation about the Drake Equation. Links to our resources below.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drake_equation https://www.seti.org/drake-equation-index

https://www.businessinsider.com/drake-equation-formula-alien-life-calculation-2018-7

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Chris and Mark discuss the documentary "Close Encounters of the Fifth Kind", available on Amazon Prime Video.

Banned Russell Targ Ted Talk: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBl0cwyn5GY

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Chris and Mark have a conversation with Charles Thomson, award-winning U.K. journalist. We talk James Brown, Amy Winehouse, MJ, the Shoebury sex/paedophile "ring" (Charles explains why he thinks it shouldn't be described as a ring), and other topics. It was an interesting two-hour conversation. Links below.

https://charles-thomson.net/

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Thomson_(journalist)

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