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By Paul W. Swansen
Welcome to the Swansen Report. News and Commentary from a remote outpost along Wisconsin's Northern frontier.
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Ukraine, NABU and the FBI
Lots of source material regarding the Ukraine, Joe Biden and the importance of not forgetting about this issue. Trump Phone transcript - https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2019/09/25/breaking-here-is-the-phone-transcript-between-trump-and-ukraine-n2553621 Whistleblower Memo - https://www.thenewcivilrightsmovement.com/2019/09/read-here-unclassified-whistleblower-complaint-released/ Sen. Ron Johnson on Meet the Press - https://www.ronjohnson.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases?ID=C7D30085-BBE2-4FC1-98FE-D0371590D702 Lee Stranahan article - https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/09/all-eyes-on-ukraine-deep-state-and-hillary-operatives-worked-with-ukrainian-government-to-take-down-trump/ Wall Street Journal article - Feud between FBI and Ukraine - https://www.wsj.com/articles/ukraine-law-enforcement-feud-threatens-anticorruption-efforts-1512649334 FBI memorandum of understanding with NABU - https://nabu.gov.ua/en/novyny/nabu-has-signed-memorandum-understanding-fbi Joe Biden bragging about firing Ukraine prosecutor - https://youtu.be/KCF9My1vBP4 -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated! Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___ Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
24:30
October 13, 2019
Interference and Impeachment?
Background and commentary on the ongoing Democrats efforts to push forward the impeachment of President Trump. McCarthy Letter to Pelosi - https://republicanleader.house.gov/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Impeachment-doc.pdf Pelosi response - https://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/10319 -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated! Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___ Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
21:04
October 3, 2019
Phone Conversation and the Whistleblower
Some thoughts and comments on the phone conversation between President Trump and Ukraine President Zelenskyy, as well as the Whistleblower memo. Phone conversation - https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/09/25/donald-trumps-ukraine-phone-call-read-full-transcript/ Whistleblower complaint - https://drive.google.com/file/d/1pqFxJABWA5oogCwf21SFZHcPuYFgiZrN/view -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated! Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___ Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
14:42
September 27, 2019
Climate Strike?
Several topics today, including Wisconsin 5th Congressional District election, Free Speech at University of Wisconsin and how did schools fair with the students walkout in support of the Peoples Climate Strike. -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated! Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___ Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
16:36
September 20, 2019
Andrew Yang's Lottery
Is Andrew Yang's lottery offering legal? -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated! Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___ Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
15:04
September 19, 2019
Human Trafficking in Wisconsin
Yes, there is human trafficking in other than the large metropolitan areas of the country. Lionel - @lionelmedia Lynn Shaw - @lynnshawprod -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated! Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___ Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
11:00
September 18, 2019
2019 Wisconsin's 7th Congressional district special election.
2019 Wisconsin's 7th Congressional district special election. A brief overview of what's to come. -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated! Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___ Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
13:59
September 17, 2019
Morning Report 09/16/2019
Gun control in Illinois and the City of Chicago. -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated! Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___ Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
19:59
September 16, 2019
Wisconsin Universal Background Checks.
My thoughts on the new push by Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers for Universal Background Checks regarding firearms sales. -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated!  Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___  Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
07:18
August 16, 2019
Guns in Chicago.
A conversation about the problem with guns in Chicago. Website mentioned - Illustrating Chicago Values -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated!  Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___  Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
05:41
August 7, 2019
Red Flag Laws
My thoughts and comments on Red Flag Laws. --  Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated!  Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___  Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
05:38
August 5, 2019
Monday Thunder.
Listening to the Monday Morning Storm as it gets closer.
05:51
August 5, 2019
Foggy Sunday Morning.
A foggy Sunday Morning, listening to the world around us wake up. --  Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated!  Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___  Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
06:31
August 4, 2019
One Barrel Brewing Visits Bayfield
Recorded while departing the event at Howl at Hwy J and State Route 13. --  Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated!  Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___  Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
02:38
August 3, 2019
Initial Podcast with the Zoom H1n
Short test of the new Zoom H1n recorder that we will be using for future podcasts. -- Crypto Donations Are Greatly Appreciated!  Donate Ethereum (ETH): 0x82Ce4B46B3FCCe0291C37E3874B7cB239B058142 Donate Bitcoin (BTC): 371aq5ndJta6tdV3Q83LD3DkDQWRGNnvC8 Donate Using Paypal: paypal.me/paulwswansen I have and use - The Ledger Nano S Crypto Hardware Wallet: https://www.ledgerwallet.com/r/77f9 ___  Secure your Browsing - The Brave Browser (Fast Browser That Will Pay You In Tokens If You Choose To View Ads): https://goo.gl/NpNa53
02:22
August 3, 2019
Crossing the finish line.
#audiomo 2019 comes to an end.  A look back at the month of June's podcasts.
05:47
June 30, 2019
Saturday Afternoon overlooking Lake Superior
Sitting on our upstairs deck enjoying the afternoon.
05:13
June 29, 2019
Presidential Debate Season Begins.
Commentary while driving home from the grocery store.
13:39
June 26, 2019
Monday Morning Explanation.
So what happened to the previous recording?
03:35
June 24, 2019
Blue Canvas Orchestra.
Recorded at Big Top Chautauqua Open House.
01:29
June 24, 2019
Apple Airport Base Station
Setting up an older base station
04:33
June 22, 2019
Appliance and Cell Phone Repair.
Won the day with both our oven being repaired and saving $25/month on our cell phone plans.
03:53
June 20, 2019
Appliance Problem
A problem with our oven.
02:19
June 18, 2019
Customer Service Challenges.
My recent experience with less than favorable customer service from local retailers.
06:25
June 17, 2019
Sunday Morning 5:00am
The sounds of our neighborhood at 5:00am
01:20
June 16, 2019
Walking along the Brownstone Trail.
Walking along the Brownstone Trail here near our home in Bayfield, Wisconsin
04:09
June 13, 2019
New Ferry for Madeline Island Ferry Service
The LaPointe will be put into service this summer.
03:25
June 12, 2019
Medicare for all? Nope!
My experience today in dealing with a health issue and finding out it's not covered under Medicare.
04:09
June 11, 2019
Six Month Anniversary
Six months of Podcasting on Anchor
08:01
June 10, 2019
Contacts in your phone.
A brief discussion on the contacts in your phone.
03:56
June 9, 2019
iPhone 6 Cracked Screen
Cracked the screen of my iPhone 6.
03:01
June 8, 2019
Conference Calls, Cryptocurrency and Spring Weather.
Some conversations on conference calls, cryptocurrency and spring weather here in Wisconsin
08:11
June 7, 2019
Audiomo 2019 Day 6
Sitting in my office enjoying open doors and windows to the outside with great Northern Wisconsin weather.
08:12
June 6, 2019
#Audiomo Day Five
A longer and different recording using Backpack as I drive home from the grocery store.
15:54
June 5, 2019
Monday Observations.
Some observations from a long work day on Monday.  Talking about our local Brownstone Trail, and a new MacBook Air at work.  Recorded early this morning while sitting outside on our deck.
07:17
June 4, 2019
Backpack and Anchor
Audiomo #2, making use of Backpack and Anchor.
02:24
June 2, 2019
#Audiomo 1
The beginning of #audiomo 2019
01:50
June 1, 2019
Unredacted Mueller Report
Some thoughts on the pending contempt action against AG Barr.
12:39
May 6, 2019
Shop Local is Dead. Long Live Shop Local.
Talking about shopping local. saveyour.town    Find me on the interweb’s - https://linktr.ee/paulswansen Listen to the Swansen Report – https://anchor.fm/paul-w-swansen  
12:58
May 1, 2019
Hospitality.
Looking for decentralized dApps for the Hospitality industry.
07:52
April 30, 2019
Automatic Voter Registration.
A story from watchdog.org.
07:54
April 29, 2019
Earth Day - Plastic Straws
Milwaukee Brewers effort for Earth Day.
06:41
April 23, 2019
Kate Smith Dropped.
Kate Smith Dropped.
08:48
April 23, 2019
Civic Days.
Three days of attending various city/civic meetings here in small town America.
10:06
April 17, 2019
Julian Assange
Not a repeat and rehash of today's events.  Rather my own look at what has transpired.
08:50
April 11, 2019
Robo Calls.
Yes I get them too.  Here's my experience over the past three days.
04:12
April 8, 2019
Tuesday voting.
Election Day here in Wisconsin, and some thoughts on other issues, ie: Avocados, Equal Pay, the Mueller Report, and don't forget to Vote. 
05:51
April 2, 2019
Madeline Island Ferry Service
Spring is right around the corner with the start of the Madeline Island Ferry Service tomorrow.
03:16
March 29, 2019
AOC off the Rails...
AOC and her curious response and admission in the light of the defeat of the Green New Deal.
05:28
March 29, 2019
Wyze Camera Fail
A brief overview of a Wyze camera that was working well for the past six weeks has suddenly failed.
04:37
March 27, 2019
City of Bayfield Comprehensive Plan 2019-2029
My brief thoughts on going through the city plan.
06:12
March 15, 2019
All Politics is Local.
Meetings with local city council and our Wisconsin State Representative from district 74.
05:10
March 12, 2019
STEEM Witnesses, Take 2.
Audio issues with yesterdays episode, so here's one with audio.
04:29
March 11, 2019
STEEM Witnesses.
A very brief look at the STEEM blockchain, steempeak.com and voting for STEEM witnesses.
04:56
March 10, 2019
Where in the world...
RGB and her amazing stealth mode.
03:00
February 21, 2019
Barriers to Drivers Licenses
Wisconsin Governor Evers wants undocumented workers to have Wisconsin Drivers Licenses.
10:35
February 15, 2019
Sloppy Journalism
Observations about the new site culttture.com and their sloppy journalism on one article.
07:35
February 10, 2019
Kamala Harris to eliminate private health insurance.
Some thoughts and observations on her recent town hall and the elimination of private health insurance
14:46
February 3, 2019
Below Zero Weather
Observation on the below zero degree weather and the United States Postal Service.
04:31
January 31, 2019
Wisconsin Supreme Court and the DNR.
Wisconsin Supreme Court rules against the Department of Natural Resources in the state.
04:29
January 21, 2019
Public Defenders Office
A lawsuit has been filed in Wisconsin over Public Defender problems.
03:01
January 18, 2019
Turn the Bus Around
President Trump  cancels a Democratic boondoggle trip on their way to the airport.  Paul and fellow commentator Willie Lawson talk about the news story.
28:15
January 17, 2019
Steem and Dtube.
Challenges uploading to Dtube.
04:30
January 15, 2019
Racist Songs on Soundcloud.
A report on racist songs being found on Soundcloud.  Time to look for a decentralized audio app.
02:55
January 13, 2019
24 days.
An observation on the current government shutdown.
02:14
January 13, 2019
Border Wall
CNN’s Jim Acosta shows border walls doing the job.
03:25
January 12, 2019
Blockchain, Crypto and the Banking Cartel.
Personal rant/experience in current banking.
02:47
January 12, 2019
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