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The World As I Like It To Be is an audio web series (aka podcast) hosted by Eric Darnley Small. For over two years, a variety of guests have come on to talk about police and politics, health and religion and a whole host of other topics. Now we have a variety of new and old contributors from all walks of life. And with new contributors comes new topics like pop culture, technology, sci/fi and fantasy (books,tv and moves), reality tv and finally celebrity gossip! We still remain committed to politics and now the show is excited to have a conservative contributor as well. You can support this show by going to store.v-tip.com or at our (https://tunein.com/podcasts/News--Politics-Podcasts/The-World-As-I-Like-It-To-Be-Podcast-p1233518/), Spotify, Radio Public and more! Sit back and enjoy the show. We debut new shows during the week at 3:30pm EST. And beginning in 2021 we will have a video live stream. Listen to our show to get more details.

The World As I Like It To Be is an audio web series (aka podcast) hosted by Eric Darnley Small. For over two years, a variety of guests have come on to talk about police and politics, health and religion and a whole host of other topics. Now we have a variety of new and old contributors from all walks of life. And with new contributors comes new topics like pop culture, technology, sci/fi and fantasy (books,tv and moves), reality tv and finally celebrity gossip! We still remain committed to politics and now the show is excited to have a conservative contributor as well. You can support this show by going to store.v-tip.com or at our (https://tunein.com/podcasts/News--Politics-Podcasts/The-World-As-I-Like-It-To-Be-Podcast-p1233518/), Spotify, Radio Public and more! Sit back and enjoy the show. We debut new shows during the week at 3:30pm EST. And beginning in 2021 we will have a video live stream. Listen to our show to get more details.

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The World As I Like It To Be is an audio web series (aka podcast) hosted by Eric Darnley Small. For over two years, a variety of guests have come on to talk about police and politics, health and religion and a whole host of other topics. Now we have a variety of new and old contributors from all walks of life. And with new contributors comes new topics like pop culture, technology, sci/fi and fantasy (books,tv and moves), reality tv and finally celebrity gossip! We still remain committed to politics and now the show is excited to have a conservative contributor as well. You can support this show by going to store.v-tip.com or at our (https://tunein.com/podcasts/News--Politics-Podcasts/The-World-As-I-Like-It-To-Be-Podcast-p1233518/), Spotify, Radio Public and more! Sit back and enjoy the show. We debut new shows during the week at 3:30pm EST. And beginning in 2021 we will have a video live stream. Listen to our show to get more details.

Language:

English


Episodes

EP31: The year in review

12/27/2021
On today’s show Denise from California (twitter:@denisefromcalif) and host Eric D Small (twitter:@ericdsmall) give insight and analysis of the year. From the political, to entertainment to the personal. What did we learn and what are we hopeful for in 2022? Happy New Year to everyone.

Duration:01:50:19

EP30: The best of The World As I Like It To Be for 2021

12/13/2021
A look back at the best episodes from this season with host Eric D Small (twitter.com/ericdsmall). We had so much fun this season. Show guests and contributors never disappoint. If there is anything I want you to take away from the show this season, it's what I learned from these guests. Take a listen.

Duration:01:13:27

EP29:Litigation nation. The big cases making news this week and a few follow ups.

12/6/2021
On today's final LIVE episode of 2021 host @ericdsmall discusses the top cases and lawsuits everyone is talking about. First, the Minneapolis police department is on trial once again as officer Kimberly Potter stands trial for the killing of Duane Wright. Will defense attorneys, instead of blaming the victim (like Derrick Chauvin), blame the department? The trial is starting just as the head of Minnesota sheriff's department put MPD on blast for "hunting protestors" during the city wide...

Duration:02:04:38

EP28:A Special pre-Thanksgiving episode with @denisefromcalif

11/24/2021
On today's special podcast only episode, @denisefromcalif joins @ericdsmall to discuss Build Back Better, the Gosar centure vote, Kyle Rittenhouse verdict and more. Happy Thanksgiving everyone!

Duration:01:18:48

EP27:Defendants take the stand in two trials. What to make of this unprecedented event? What did we learn?

11/22/2021
Two very different trials, but the same unprecedented act made by the defense.Like the Kyle Rittenhouse case, the defendants, who have a right to remain silent, decide to take the stand.Why?Are they so confident in their innocence or that the jury will believe them?In Elizabeth Holmes trial, much has been said of the former CEO’s way to cast a spell on people to do her bidding. Will she be successful with this jury?Host Eric Darnely Small shares a report on her testimony from Friday....

Duration:01:49:10

EP26:The jury gets the Rittenhouse case. What should we look out for?

11/15/2021
On today's LIVE show, host @ericdsmall goes over the highs and lows of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. Did the prosecution make its case?

Duration:01:44:48

EP25: A special Friday episode. Why the media is not talking about Democratic wins?

11/12/2021
On this special Friday episode host @ericdsmall and contributor @denisefromcalif take a closer look at the elections last week.The press says election day was all doom and gloom for democrats thanks to progressives in Washington.But the truth is people of color, democrats and progressives defied political history, gained and in some cases held seats. We discuss all of this and reconciliation and bi partisan bills.Will Biden's infrastructure plan help democrats in 2022 and 2024?

Duration:01:02:34

EP24: More on NYC's mayor elect Eric Adams and what he has to face come Jan 2022

11/10/2021
On this podcast only episode host @ericdsmall continues the conversation with retired detective Darnley Small. What is the paradigm and how can it explain everything from racism to the resistance to the covid-19 pandemic and perhaps even the partisan divide in America? How can Eric Adams use the four p's to create collusion that helps the city, the police and the people?

Duration:01:05:59

EP23: Follow up on ballot initiatives in NY and MN, trials in GA and CA and a conversation about mayor-elect Adams

11/8/2021
On today's show host @ericdsmall follows up on the ballot initiatives from last week. Did they win or lose? Then the trial of the killers of Ahmad Arbery in GA and shooter Kyle Rittenhouse in WI. Once again stand your ground and the second amendment are on trial. While in CA, Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes face down her investors as jurors become bored over the evidence. Finally, part one of a two part conversation with Detective Darnley Small regarding his friend NYC mayor-elect Eric...

Duration:01:28:59

EP209: Breaking News SCOTUS speaks! Plus, we discuss NJ and VA gov races and propositions nationwide.

11/1/2021
On today’s LIVE gaffe filled episode (sorry for the lost audio), host @ericdsmall plays a small portion of SCOTUS LIVE testimony over the TX abortion law. Then a quick look at the governor’s race in New Jersey and Virginia.But most of the show is spent reviewing propositions, questions and statements aka ballot initiatives in Colorado, Maine, New York, Texas and others.Some, like in Minneapolis, will have dramatic impact on the community, the state and black lives matter/criminal justice...

Duration:01:51:24

E208: Breaking News! Tragedy on the set of Rust! Redistricting! West Virgina workers go to court.

10/25/2021
On today's show, breaking news this morning. Rains and flooding in California have people begging for rain, then begging for it to stop. A judge rules right wing organization Project Veritas Is ‘Political Spying’ using founder James O'Keefe's own words against him. The SCOTUS refuses to stay an anti-abortion law in Texas, but will hear arguments Nov 2. Brian Laundrie's remains were sent to an anthropologist as autopsy results come back inconclusive. Then, we discuss the tragedy on the set of...

Duration:01:17:50

EP207:Striketober hits the US! Theranos: scam or not? Preparing for Ahmaud Arbery trial.

10/18/2021
On today's LIVE episode, we discussed worker strikes across the US and the economic impact. Is this good for workers, good for the economy or not?Then we cover former fed chair Alan Greenspan and statements attributed to him on job insecurity and inflation. Was Greenspan right? What happens to labor when they exercise power and why host Eric Darnley Small (@ericdsmall) believes labor is the key to winning in 2022 and 2024. Then, Theranos trial continues tomorrow. We do a deep dive and...

Duration:01:40:51

EP206: Trump rally sparks fears in intelligence officers and the Squid Game.

10/11/2021
On today’s episode we discuss the looming, continuing threat of Donald Trump and the republican party. Over the weekend Fiona Hill went on Face The Nation and repeated calls that January 6th was akin to the “great dress rehearsal” and that the country was in “the danger zone”. When will democrats stop trying to appease these people? Finally, host @ericdsmall discusses new favorite show, the Squid Game. What’s it all about and why is it a huge hit on Netflix?

Duration:00:53:04

EP205: Who are the moors? Alito on the defense! Sickle cell gives police cover when blacks end up dead while in custody!

10/6/2021
On today’s LIVE episode we discussed the rise of the moors.The black sovereign citizen group has made headlines lately for stealing houses and shutting down I95.What do we know about them and are they really dangerous? Justice Samuel Alito, like Barrett and Thomas before him are trying to convince the public there's nothing unusual going on in the court and they are not partisan hacks. The legitimacy of the court is in question.And fellow associate justice Sonia Sotomayor is warning us bad...

Duration:01:25:11

EP204: The fight to build back better.Redistricting heats up nationwide.Should R Kelly get a refund from his defense?

9/29/2021
A jammed packed, almost two hour show today. If you streamed it LIVE on our YouTube channel you know we were pulled (for some reason) toward the end of the show. My team is trying to figure out why we were given a YouTube strike.In the future if this happens please go to stream.vtip.net to continue watching.And what a show!Opinion and analysis on the battle between democrats in the House.Host @ericdsmall goes over samples of what good messaging looks like.Then, redistricting in GA, TX and...

Duration:01:47:04

EP203: The prosecution rests in R Kelly trial. Defense can’t find witnesses. Is Kelly broke?

9/22/2021
On today’s show the defense begins its case in the R Kelly trial, but struggles to find witnesses.The company apparently cannot afford to fly a witness to New York.In California, a witness in the trial against Elizabeth Holmes testifies the defendant knew their “Edison” machine was a scam just as it was being rolled out to Walmart “wellness centers”.

Duration:01:01:16

EP202: Thomas talks SCOTUS &10 yrs ago GOP got into power statewide through gerrymadering. We learn how.

9/20/2021
Today host @ericdsmall discusses statements made by Thomas, Breyer and ACB in recent weeks. The associate justices appear to be concerned about the perception of the court just as the conservative justices have their biggest margins in a generation.Why has Thomas seemingly changed his tune on the power of the court and judges between now, 2019 and 1991?Then, states are deadlocked as new maps are being drawn nationwide that Republicans hope will give them an advantage and democrats hope will...

Duration:01:39:25

EP201: No wins in CA’s recall. ACB a hack? R Kelly trapped and raped a woman and Theranos CEO goes to trial.

9/15/2021
Today’s show host Eric Darnley Small discusses the failed attempt to recall California governor Gavin Newsom.Plus, why is associate judge Amy Coney Barrett so concerned that the court is looking too partisan when in fact it is? Then, another week in the R Kelly trial and children have to be escorted from the room as a woman testifies to being trapped, drugged and raped by the singer.Meanwhile, in CA Elizabeth Holmes goes on trial for fraud. The outcome of the case could send shock waves...

Duration:01:15:08

EP200:Our 200th show & it's live! Slaughter in Florida! The Big Lie II! And is Drake the real victim in R Kelly trial?

9/8/2021
On today's special LIVE Wednesday episode we follow up with our conversation yesterday about the big lie and voter fraud. Plus a follow up from our first live video and breaking yesterday: Jamie Spears calls for an end to the conservatorship. Finally, the R Kelly trial gets even weirder as a male victim claims Kelly had sex with him as a teenager. Twice in the court room the R&B singer can be seen drenched in flop sweat (or not) as he listened to humiliating testimony. The real victim here?...

Duration:01:05:17

EP199: Infrastrcture! The big lie is destroying democracy! Vote NO on recall! Contributor: DeniseFromCalif

9/7/2021
On today’s special Tuesday show:Biden, democrats and infrastructure.Can the president get his build back better plan through the senate with moderate democrats standing in the way?Then, the big lie and what it means for democracy going forward.Finally, the California recall is next week.What does @denisefromcalif think?You may be surprised.

Duration:01:19:24