Barry Edwards and Merle Garrison discuss…

Rest in Peace:

Dustin Diamond (Screech) and Larry King.
Cleveland sportscaster Les Levine. Former Browns coach Marty Schottenheimer in hospice – our best to him and family.


Negotiation techniques Part 4: Reviewing former FBI Head of Negotiation Chris Voss’ proven techniques from his book, “Never Split the Difference”. Merle discusses his success utilizing these techniques with his own company and colleagues.

Current Events / Politics

Elon Musk’s Neuralink implanted a chip into a monkey’s brain and now he ‘can play video games using his mind’
Yahoo Business News  February 1, 2021
Neuralink is focused on human-computer interfaces for artificial intelligence in people.

Elon Musk’s Neuralink to start human trials this year, as long as ‘things go well’  Feb 2  –

GameStop – Hedge funders lose about 10 BILLION. But stock-purchasing app for the commoner, Robin Hood, froze purchases – stopping the bleeding –  facing more than 30 civil lawsuits for trade restrictions! Reddit group “Wall St. Bets” kicked off Reddit for “hate speech”.

Press Secretary Jen Psaki jokes about Space Force when asked about its future — very condescending and unprofessional

AOC’s “near death experience”.

Late addition: Merle adds link to “Byron York’s Daily Memo: What we don’t know about the Capitol riot” – The Washington Examiner, Feb 4, 2021 –

On the Lighter Side…

Billionaire Mark Cuban Launches Drug Company To Offer Low-Cost Versions Of High-Cost Drugs –

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