How Real is the Threat of Nuclear War?

Daniel McAdams returns to share his insights into the current geopolitical landscape and to comment on the views of Tulsi Gabbard regarding the threat of the Ukraine war morphing into a catastrophic nuclear holocaust.

This show has almost always been about the markets and how to best protect your God-given wealth. But as your host was preparing for this week’s show, wealth being gained in the stock and bonds markets rang hollow as he thought about the very real and growing threats of World War III and a growing possibility of a nuclear end of humanity. American news has reminded us almost daily about Putin’s threat to use nuclear weapons to protect Russia against the American-lead NATO empire which he considers an existential threat to Russia’s right to exist as a sovereign nation. That appears to be Putin’s view and so it should not be a surprise that he means what he says when Russia not only reserves the right to use nukes to protect its sovereignty but has changed its laws in preparation to do so. And at least some signs that America is prepared to launch nukes as well is evidenced by a recent advertisement viewed in New York City where a very attractive actor was seen on TV advising New Yorkers to prepare for nuclear war.

Because of this very real threat and other anti-Constitutional policies being pushed by the Democrat party, we replay the words of former Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard telling why she is leaving the Democrat party and explaining to Joe Rogan how the U.S. has pushed the world to the verge of nuclear war. We hope and pray that this former Hawaiian Congressional Representative is overstating the threat. You listen and you decide. Hopefully we will be able to return to more normal content on October 25.

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Daniel McAdams is Executive Director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity. He served as foreign affairs advisor to US Congressman Ron Paul (R-Texas) from 2001 until Dr. Paul’s retirement at the end of 2012. In the 1990s he worked as a journalist based in Budapest, Hungary, including as editorial page editor of the Budapest Sun. He also served as special rapporteur for the British Helsinki Human Rights Group while based in Europe, monitoring human rights and elections on the ground in various contentious states, including Albania during the 1996-1998 civil unrest, Montenegro, Georgia, Armenia, Belarus, Croatia, and Slovakia. He was a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellow (1998-2000) and an American Swiss Foundation “Young Leader” (2006). He holds a BA in English from the University of California at Berkeley and completed coursework for a Master’s in international relations.

Tulsi Gabbard is an American politician, United States Army Reserve officer and political commentator who served as the U.S. representative for Hawaii’s 2nd congressional district from 2013 to 2021. Gabbard was the first Hindu member of Congress and also the first Samoan-American voting member of Congress.

About Jay Taylor

Jay Taylor is editor of J Taylor's Gold, Energy & Tech Stocks newsletter. His interest in the role gold has played in U.S. monetary history led him to research gold and into analyzing and investing in junior gold shares. Currently he also hosts his own one-hour weekly radio show Turning Hard Times Into Good Times,” which features high profile guests who discuss leading economic issues of our day. The show also discusses investment opportunities primarily in the precious metals mining sector. He has been a guest on CNBC, Fox, Bloomberg and BNN and many mining conferences.