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Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison – moderate vs conservative. Metaphysical concept guy vs Christian political historian. Self-improvement and finding your career of passion are our main themes. We typically end discussing current events in a fairly politically incorrect format.

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Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison – moderate vs conservative. Metaphysical concept guy vs Christian political historian. Self-improvement and finding your career of passion are our main themes. We typically end discussing current events in a fairly politically incorrect format.

    O5O 2.5: Startup tips. DREAMS! Race baiting & censorship

    O5O 2.5: Startup tips. DREAMS! Race baiting & censorship

    Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison, discussing COVID updates – state-by-state breakdowns. Georgia, wide open for business for a month with no spikes. Nursing home deaths.

    Starting up new consultant venture. LLC’s vs S Corp and other options. – https://www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-2014/starting-a-small-business.html
    Finding your good habits and bad to find your effectiveness. Riding your fear to get started.

    Dreams part 1. Inspirational and recurring dreams. We’ll dig deeper in a later episode. AARP starter tools for new consultants: Daymond John’s Training Center: https://vt.lightspeedvt.com/index.cfm Good for shaping your personal brand and elevator speech.

    Barry supplies services for finding your unique Value Propositions and getting listed on Google. Reach out at mail@overfiftystartingover.com

    Race baiting: Biden pandering to black people – oh geeez. Leads into the horrific George Floyd in Minneapolis death by police.

    Censorship on social media getting insane (not talking about Trump). Woke culture is ridiculous.

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    • 1 hr 15 min
    O5O 2.4: Some business and a lot of media reflection

    O5O 2.4: Some business and a lot of media reflection

    Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison discussing bringing training products online and doing consultant projects for the first time.
    COVID - how much regulation is too much? Positives that are coming out of this.

    Barry's new article on "How I present logo concepts to clients" – using philosophy to develop and sell logos: https://bit.ly/3e5n1vS

    Movie reviews!
    The Usual Suspects (1995): Kevin Spacey (yea, we know). Neo-noir mystery
    Night School (2018): Kevin Hart
    Don't worry, he won't get far on foot (2018): Joaqhin Phoenix
    Bohemian Rhapsody (2018): Holy hell, this exceeded expectations!
    Rocket Man (2018): Comparison to Bohemian Rhapsody.

    Best TV shows of the 70s...and electing a 2-time black president...

    ...How did we end of with accusations of being such a racist nation?

    Neo-Marxism.

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    • 1 hr 16 min
    O5O 2.3: Calling strangers racist, sexist… is socially acceptable today… with no evidence

    O5O 2.3: Calling strangers racist, sexist… is socially acceptable today… with no evidence

    Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison 1. Catching up on COVID affecting – Air BnB hosting challenges, Mother’s Day, cooking/take out… LA County announces “safer-at-home” order. Murder Bees!!
    2. Mentally dealing with job hunting/sales losses.
    3. Post modernism, racism, feminism. Shutting down free speech in media with shame and “conspiracy theories”.
    **Quora is a far left neo-Marxist, anti-free speech online rag.
    Calling strangers racist, sexist… is socially acceptable today… with no evidence.
    Waco docu-series – a bit of Hollywood interpretation.

    Write in and share your questions or insight at:
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    • 1 hr 21 min
    O5O S02e02: Dogs, dreams, remote jobs and we laughed a lot

    O5O S02e02: Dogs, dreams, remote jobs and we laughed a lot

    Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison talking about weird dreams, our past beloved dogs (and probable new one).   We present 19 work-at-home jobs currently hiring:  https://bit.ly/2WApvvc 

    A ton more, but I don't have time... lotta laughs!  

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    • 1 hr 7 min
    O5O S02e01: Bring your biz online, injecting Lysol and MeToo hypocrites

    O5O S02e01: Bring your biz online, injecting Lysol and MeToo hypocrites

    Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison - 1st episode of season 2! Discussing Zoom call with past client Steve Reissig, who is undergoing his own O5O transformation - Barry shares some advice of how to bring most of your consulting gig online.  

    We struggle with miss-use of political terms such as "liberal" and "progressive".  Also discuss the hypocrisy of identity politics, the MeToo movement and Joe Biden's recent allegations.  

    The insanity of the "inject yourself with Lysol" rage.  And the struggle (or not) to swing back to economic prosperity.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    O5O Special Guest: Rex M. Lee, cybersecurity expert/author/gov advisor

    O5O Special Guest: Rex M. Lee, cybersecurity expert/author/gov advisor

    Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison interviewing Rex M. Lee- Cybersecurity and Privacy Advisor/Tech Journalist Rex is a cybersecurity and privacy advisor and a freelance tech journalist.    

    Rex is the founder of My Smart Privacy and CyberTalk.  He is also a sr. tech and telecom analyst for BlackOpts Partners in Washington, DC and a former advisor to the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS"), National Security Agency ("NSA").  

    Rex has written numerous articles on tech, telecom, privacy and cybersecurity for many publications that include The Epoch Times, MissionCritical Communications Magazine, The Wireless Messaging News and The Vision Times.   

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    • 31 min

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