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The Great Political Standoff

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Alert!

The encryption lock on transmissions from the Earth planet has been temporarily lifted by order of the Central Council on the Home Planet. No explanation why the encryption lock has been lifted has been forthcoming nor has any clarity been offered about whether the encryption lock will be reinstated. At present, all transmissions are again open and available to the Earth humans at their discretion. Herewith, we continue our practice of periodically reporting back to the Home planet, chronicling our infiltration of the Earth Planet. – End of Alert.

Greetings Earth humans. We are again opening our primary broadcast channel to report back to the Home Planet to update the Central Council and our fellow citizens. Since our channel has not been open for many sun cycles, we believe it may be informative if we summarize the period of transmission encryption for the benefit of our Earth human listeners. Of course, our Home Planet has been regularly updated but there is a significant gap for you Earth humans who have been locked out. Thus, we summarize.

Our leader in the Capital City continues to work his disruptive magic. We are pleased to report that he has brilliantly subjugated the leadership of his political allies, resulting in a near suspension of normal political protocols and civil discourse. It is a take no prisoners sweep of the federal government in the America pod. The result is an impressive standoff with those who choose to oppose him and his movement toward a total revision of long-standing political and governance principles.

A simplistic take on the actions and direction of our Leader in the Capital City leads many to conclude that his actions and positions are counterproductive with respect to the best interests of the Earth humans in the America pod. This perception is reinforced by the negative and disagreeable reactions of leaders from other Earth pods. Since he is not playing by the long-standing rules of diplomatic behavior and decorum, there is a growing consensus that our Leader in the Capital City is not a team player on the international stage. Our conclusion is that this widening perception is valid. We also conclude that our Leader in the Capital City does not care. He in fact is glorying in his unpopularity and the attendant attention it brings to him and his cause.

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Alien Conversation

The Death Of Politics

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A1 Greetings Earth humans. I have opened our broadcast channel to comply with the new sunshine rules promulgated by the Central Council. It is no longer permissible for us to meet in secret or for us to develop plans and strategies without complete transparency. You are thus invited to listen in on our discussion preliminary to transmitting our status report back to the home planet.

 

A2 This feels a little awkward. Talking among ourselves is always comfortable but knowing that anyone can listen in is not so easy. I like to tell myself that I’m not going to say anything that can’t go public, but I’m not sure that’s totally true. Having everyone know what I’m really thinking is sure not the same as just talking among ourselves.

 

A3 What I don’t grock is why they did it. Why did the Central Council change the rules? What’s the deal with them thinking that everyone should know what we are thinking before we make our final decisions? It was working just fine for us to finalize our plans and then let them know what we decided.…

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Alien Conversation

The Aliens Are Back Amongst Us

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Alien 1: Greetings Earth Humans.

The news of our permanent departure from the Earth planet was not fake but simply insuficiently predictive. Based on our past Earth directed transmissions you Earth humans may have gotten the impression that the wise ones who sit on the Council back on our home planet are truly wise and would never find it advisable to reverse one of their directives. You would be wrong, again.

Alien 2: I think you just insulted the Earth humans who are listening to this transmission. It sounded like you are saying that they are frequently wrong. Whether it’s true or not that’s not a very nice way to talk to them, especially since we are just returning. You should be more careful about what you say and how you say it, at least until they get used to our being back.

Alien 1: You may have a point but what they don’t know is that even though we personally departed, the goal of the leaders in the home council to fully infiltrate the Earth planet has remained steadfast. We only gave the impression of departing to avoid further detection and to reinforce the notion that reports of potential infiltration by aliens were nothing but fake news. The wise ones in the home council are particularly keen on protecting the real identity of our leader in the capital city and others of our key infiltrators who have locked into important and influential positions. It is essential that the Earth humans don’t catch onto our strategy. …

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Alien Alert

The Aliens Amongst Us Have Departed

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This is the final broadcast from the former home of the Aliens Amongst Us. Intercept reports that the Aliens have departed. Please listen to get the details of their departure. Intercept1 has advised us that he will continue to monitor their transmissions if there are more. Any interceptions of their transmissions will be shared with you on the flagship channel of the Audio Tidbits Podcast Network at GaryCrow.net. It has been a pleasure sharing the activities of the Aliens Amongst Us with you.

 

Be well, do well and keep safe. – Intercept1

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Alien Broadcast

Aliens: Politics & Fair Trade

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The Aliens Amongst Us have finally grocked the essence of American politics. It requires understanding what they call political economics. Once you grock the reality, it actually starts making sense. Listen and learn, if you will. Our alien neighbors have a lesson for us.

 

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Alien Broadcast

Aliens: Truth, Politics & The Great Poker Game

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Greetings Earth Humans.

 

Let’s talk turkey.

 

We know we are not products of the culture in the America pod and very likely do not appreciate the subtleties of American politics. As aliens, our experiences and mind sets are not the same as yours. With that caveat in mind, we want to use this broadcast to share our perspective and our confusion as well.

 

To be sure we are as objective as possible and to share the best available perspective, we have arranged a panel of experts on truth and reality. Of course the panel members are all women since as is true in The America pod, human men just are not capable of keeping truth and reality in the forefront while giving politics its proper position in the background. You only need to focus attention on male politicians to grock the accuracy of this insight.

 

We have asked the panel to help us understand human truth in the context of the current political kerfuffle. …

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Alien Broadcast Alien Update

Aliens: The State of the Home Planet Address

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The Aliens Amongst Us are pleased to bring The State of the Home Planet Address recently delivered by their leader on the Home Planet. The address was delivered to the Central Council on the Home Planet and open to all citizens of the Home Planet. This exciting event was held in the Great Hall in the capital city. The address is followed by a selection of authentic Home Planet music during which you are encouraged to carefully consider the wisdom of the Home Planet’s leader. Please enjoy this exceptional broadcast.

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Alien Broadcast Alien Intercept Alien Update

Aliens: Reds vs. Blues in the Capital City

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I’m just down the block from the JLXX newsroom where the Capital City is back to normal after last night’s kerfuffle. Most of the Capital’s citizens are busily taking care of business with little notice of the disruption. It’s just status quo for them.

 

You can hear the usual hustle bustle with everyone having things to do and places to go. It’s just another day in the city.

 

Since the egg heads figured out how to keep the battle going without drawing more than a little blood, the red and blue forces can duke it out without interfering with the life of the city. Back when actual citizens were collateral damage, the red and blue thugs were more of a focus for the public but now it appears that almost no one much cares what the Capital City Leader and the reds and blues from the hill do so long as they just keep attacking each other.

 

Skip, I think you can hear the battle going on out there in the distance. Some of the action gets up this way now and then but mostly it stays out there where regular citizens don’t have to be bothered with it. You may be old enough to remember when the reds and blues worked things out in smoke filled back rooms but come to think about it, neither of us is that old.

 

I suspect the good old days are gone and aren’t coming back anytime soon. The shoot out just goes on and on.

 

It’s good that normal humans don’t have to understand what the deal is, or deal isn’t as things actually stand right now. The reds and blues along with the leader in the Capital City all claim that they are pro dreamers and don’t think the dreamers should get kicked out of the country, especially since this is their home and they don’t have another home to go to. Even so, they are bickering about whether the dreamers go or stay. The twist is that the dreamers have become a chip in the political poker game. Either that or they are the current best excuse for continuing the battle we hear out there.

 

The Capital City leader is digging in for his wall intended to shut off illegal immigration from and through Mexico. It’s his big chip in the game. He says Mexico will pay for the wall but we haven’t found any reds or blues who are all in on the wall although there may well be some. It’s hard to see why the blues don’t just call the bet. Just give the Capital City leader his wall and give in on the immigration rules some. Take him up on his offer to trade those concessions for the dreamers, children’s health insurance, and whatever else the blues can get. It’s just a onetime give of twenty billion or so. If the Capital City Leader can handle having most of the world laughing at him, why should the blues care.

 

It sure seems like the blues are digging in as much as the reds. So far, the shutdown isn’t too noticeable but will get more obvious if it goes on for a while. It does appear that the battle has picked up some and is definitely getting more explosive. Even so, business is business and can’t be bothered by anything no more consequential than a government shutdown. It is fueling the battle though. If we look very closely, we should see an uptick in broken pointer fingers.

 

Unless you have some real news Skip, let’s just keep it here for a few while we enjoy the calm city with the raging battle as a backdrop. The reds and blues are seriously going at each other. They are by far the most exciting pro teams in the city. It is great sport.

 

I suggest we just let this run for a few and then kick it over to the tune smiths for an interlude from the home planet. It will be good for all of us to relax and get our minds and attention away from the battle still raging out there.

 

Thanks Skip. I am out of here.