Covid-Chaos-Denial-Observations-Bob Davis Podcast 914

Welcome To Covid Crisis Denial

Seems like the whole world has gone crazy doesn’t it? Time for an easy talker about the Covid Crisis Denial. In addition some thoughts on the future. Learn more in Covid-Chaos-Denial-Observations-Bob Davis Podcast 914.

Podcast Series

I’ve produced a whole series of podcasts listeners are still getting caught up on. Click here for all of them.

The Politics of Panic

Podcast 910 on the politics of panic is especially relevant.

Loss Of Conservative Political Principals

Even more, podcast 912 details the breakdown of conservative principles in the face of fear.

Hey Dad, What’s an Economic Breakdown?

Finally there’s podcast 913. How could the world economy might break down and what might be done about it, even if that’s the wrong thing to do.

Additional Thoughts and Observations

Covid-Chaos-Denial-Observations-Bob Davis Podcast 914 consolidates some thoughts and observations from the earlier podcasts in the series.

What I have Not Said

I certainly will tell you in this podcast what I have not said in the series.

So Far Very Little Bloviating

I think it’s most noteworthy that I have not bloviated on medical and statistical explanations the way some media charlatans have. On the other hand I will share some stories.

Details On Spreading Dread

In conclusion the second half of this podcast explores some of the details about the spread of Coronavirus and the potential economic effects. One of the things I’ve noticed is despite the tools we have, many people are at a loss when it comes to fact checking what is being said.

I’d like To Order A Miracle Please

Above all I will say that I believe we are just at the beginning of a nationwide crisis only a miracle will save us from.

As I have said from the get go…Time Will Tell

(Editor’s Note: This is obviously a fast moving story. Every now and then I misspeak or get a fact wrong. It really bothers me when I do, especially when it comes to arithmetic or something I should have known. I apologize for those mistakes in advance. I think right now, it’s better to get the content up than to be worried about everything being exactly right. On the other hand I’m pretty confident of my observations in general.)

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The-Politics-Of-Panic-Bob Davis Podcast 910

Pandemic Panic

Time to talk about Panic. Especially the politics of panic. What does the word ‘panic’ mean? All that and more in The-Politics-Of-Panic-Bob Davis Podcast 910.

Fourth Podcast About Coronavirus

First of all this is the fourth in a series of podcasts on Coronavirus.

If It Bleeds…It Leads

I certainly did not intend to do a series on Coronavirus. However it’s rise to an official pandemic is most noteworthy.

Ladies and Gentlemen, if it bleeds it leads.

Four Podcasts Anticipating Current Events

Even more these podcasts have anticipated effects in the markets.

Right now the questions are, how bad will it get and what will the political effects be.

Enter the word ‘Panic’

If you are interested in real statistics regarding the spread of Covid-19 you believe ‘fake’ news.

Try to prepare by doing something you think might help your family? Panic.

Moreover media covering the story are automatically guilty of panic if they don’t parrot the party line, which apparently is this is not very serious.

In addition statements made from the White House in an attempt to damp down concern are often contradicted almost immediately.

Blame Everyone

Blame the media. Or China. Say the democrats are making a big deal out of this.

Blame the president for his off the cuff style and colorful language.

He blames CNN and the previous president.

Let’s not forget social media because it brings out the worst human instincts at times like these.

Learn more in The-Politics-Of-Panic-Bob Davis Podcast 910.

This Ain’t No Party

Finally one wonders whether we are truly panicking.

This Ain’t No Disco

Selling stock because the market is going down isn’t necessarily panic.

This Ain’t No Time For Fooling Around

Buying toilet paper may seem silly but it hardly qualifies as panic.

Measured And Careful Response

In conclusion Covid-19 is now a worldwide pandemic. That is officially a serious problem.

It’s reasonable to suggest a serious problem requires a measured and careful response that doesn’t minimize, spin, or denigrate people who are concerned about it.

Economic and Political Effects Snowballing

A measured and careful response is even more important as economic effects snowball and markets are effected.

I don’t think people trust the government anymore.

Can you blame them?

Oh right…you can!

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Blood-In-The-Streets-Yet?-Bob Davis Podcast 909

Blood In The Streets

First of all the phrase ‘blood in the streets’ means you buy when everything goes to hell, learn more in Blood-In-The-Streets-Yet?-Bob Davis Podcast 909. Second of all you have to wonder if we’re getting to that point.

Predicting The Future Is For Suckers

I don’t like predicting the future. I like to wait and see what happens and consequently make judgements.

Streets Are Sensitive To Shocks

On the other hand word travels fast these days. We’re very sensitive to shock. We often are responding at the same time leaders are responding. Long before any in depth facts can be determined.

Perception Is Reality

Moreover in this environment the old saw ‘Perception Is Reality‘ is more true than ever.

Wait and See

I am often asked what I think of some political development. Joe Biden’s ‘sudden surge’. The ‘Super Tuesday‘ results. I still think ‘wait and see’ is the best approach.

Markets Rule The Roost Right Now

Especially relevant now is the course Coronavirus will take. More importantly the economic effects triggered by the real time reactions to the virus.

Each Podcast Needs Clarification

I have been podcasting about just these topics. Furthermore it seems like each podcast needs more clarification.

Primaries and Candidates

In Blood-In-The-Streets-Yet?-Bob Davis Podcast 909 there’s clarification and amplification. There is also most noteworthy additional thoughts about the primaries and potential presidential candidates.

It’s A Long Way To November

Finally we have a long way to go until early November when we actually vote for candidates and initiatives in local, state, house and senate elections. And when we cast our preference for president.

Electoral College Or Congress?

Even more it will be mid December when the electoral college will choose a president. Or, God forbid, the US Congress. A lot can happen between now and then.

About That Blood In The Streets Question

Maybe it would be better to return to the question at the beginning of this blog. Is there blood in the streets yet? And what does it mean.

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