Living Room Talk
Living Room Talk is a new video blog by adventurer and former diplomat John Graham that focuses mostly, but not entirely, current events. There will be one short video a week, usually on Friday at 5 PM Pacific time, posted live on Facebook and then re-posted to other social media venues.. Tune in live or watch it later. Please Like it and Share it.
Living Room Talk #14; A Risk Too Damn Big to Take
After the attack on the Capitol incited by a deranged President, it's clear that Donald Trump is irrational and dangerous enough to start a nuclear war before January 20th. Call your legislators. Keep them alarmed. Tell them they must remove Trump from power NOW. See video
Living Room Talk #13: The Cowards in Congress.
How a small cabal of Trump loyalists in Congress is trying to overturn the November election results, subvert the Constitution, and end democracy. Watch the video
LIVING ROOM TALK 12: Pulling the Plug on the Spy in the House
Smart speakers. Sure they offer great conveniences. But at what price? My wife Ann and I found out. Watch the video
Living Room Talk #11: The Vaccine—Who Gets It and for What?
There’s another pandemic raging in this country that ultimately could cost us more than Covid 19. I’m calling it the Ostrich Plague—a relentless virus that’s caused millions of Americans to put their heads in the sand, refusing to acknowledge the danger of the colossal assault on American democracy and values we’ve seen over the last four years. See the video.
Living Room Talk #10 Talking to the Enemy
Talking to the Enemy: Political, racial and economic conflict are tearing this country apart and if we don’t get a handle on it, we're going to become the biggest banana republic ever. We need to talk to our enemies. Here's how to start.
Living Room Talk #8: Poor Loser
“Poor Loser:” How Trump’s attempts to subvert the electoral process can cost us big time, and for a long time. I've seen this before... View here
Living Room Talk #7: Who Voted for Trump, Why and What Does It Mean?
“Who Voted for Trump, Why, and What’s It Mean?" The answers to these questions are important to understanding how democracy in America can have a future, and how this grand experiment, begun 230 years ago, can be repaired for a new run. View here
Living Room Talk #6: Biden Wins;Now What?
The road from now until Inauguration Day will be rocky. Here’s what’s going to happen. Stay informed. Stay Calm. Stay patient. Watch this short video
Living Room Talk #5: Watch the Vote
I don’t know about you, but I can’t wait until this election is over. No more email or robo-call pleas for campaign contributions. No more ads and Facebook posts that remind me how divisive and polarized this nation has become, especially over the last four years. Watch this short video
Living Room Talk #4: Has Donald Trump Been Playing to Lose?Donald Trump was more disciplined in the final debate—but it comes after months of an inept campaign in which he's chosen to play to his base rather than make any real effort to broaden his appeal. Former Foreign Service Officer, adventurer and political activist John Graham analyzes what's going on.
Living Room Talk #3: The Barrett NominationAmy Coney Barrett: Who is she and what would her joining the Supreme Court mean?
Living Room Talk #2: RacismThis edition of Living Room Talk is focused on racism in the United States. John Graham gives an extremely honest and insightful personal account, and offers suggestions for the future.
Living Room Talk #1: Trump and the VirusPresident Donald Trump just spent four days at the Walter Reed medical center because he had contracted the coronavirus. This video blog briefly introduces the blog's creator, John Graham, and then takes a close look at the Presidents condition and what it means.
TRANSCRIPTS OF VIDEO BLOGS
- LRT #14 A Risk Too Damn Big to Take.pdf
- LRT #13 Cowards in Congress.pdf
- LRT #12 Pulling the Plug.pdf
- LRT #11 The Vaccine, Who Gets It and For What?.pdf
- LRT #10 Talking to the Enemy.pdf
- LRT #9 Battle Fatigue.pdf
- LRT #8 Poor Loser. text.pdf
- LRT #7 Who Voted for Trump..Text only.pdf
- LRT #6.Biden Wins.pdf