Channel 5 — April 8, 2020

What happens when technology outruns our humanity? Humans continue to give their decision making over to Artificial Intelligence. Or, was it simply confiscated? Computers are delivering manufactured choices to each person via their ever-pervasive personal devices. The seduction of mankind is eminent unless our champions can stop them. The R-Group, with their own next generation youth, are poised to take on one of their most complex adversaries, supercomputers run by greedy powerful technological geniuses. The training for the new members of the R-Group is live, in the form of a real world cyber assault crisis. ICABOD, R-Group's supercomputer, is their best weapon for this battle. With corporate self-discipline gone and the power of U.S. Congressional oversight crippled, the dominance of the technical oligopolies has risen to dictate their terms. MAG, the consortium of global technology predators, have come together to bring their insidious plans to fruition using humans’ desire for the easy and effortless lifestyles, even as it steals their freedoms. For groups caught in the cyber crosshairs, time has already run out. The social media noise blinds humanity to what is happening. MAG uses it to seize control of politics, healthcare, finances, and defense systems. Award winning authors Breakfield and Burkey take readers, in their 11th book in The Enigma Series, on a one way trip to keeping or giving up their most precious human quality, the freedom to choose. No one saw it coming when they built computers to ease their work. Where are the guardrails to protect humans from giving up too much? Can humanity take back control? You determine who wins in the AI Wars.

Currently playing: Toni Crowe speaking about “Bullets and Bosses Don’t Have Friends, How Do You Manage A Man Sitting With His Junk In His Hands”

Winner of the 2019 Readers Favorite Gold Award in Non-Fiction, Occupational

Bullets and Bosses Don’t Have Friends is a series of true stories from Toni Crowe’s thirty-plus years in the corporate world, each with a practical lesson and a set of exercises that apply to any career.

With the book's honest, compelling look at relationships with peers and bosses alike, you'll discover a pragmatic approach to mastering your trek to management. By reading these down-to-earth stories, you'll learn how to conquer common challenges in the workplace.

If you like the personal approach of a mentor, tales of hard-won success, and real-world advice from a CEO with an amazing record of achievement, then you’ll love Toni Crowe’s second installment in the four-part My Journey from a Lady of the Night to the Lady of the Boardroom memoir.

In Bullets and Bosses Don’t Have Friends, you’ll discover:

- A behind-the-scenes peek at corporate America that shows you what it’s really like at the top

- Which skills and attitudes you need to scale to the top of the business world

- How to cultivate a relationship with your boss that benefits both of you

- What to do when confronted with difficult peers, so you maintain control

- How you should deal with workplace treachery, and much, much more

Take your career to the next level.  Read Bullets and Bosses Don’t Have Friends to grab hold of the next rung on your career ladder today.

Currently playing: John W. Noyes speaking about “Those Deep Below”

Fast moving, page-turner scifi thriller! Twists and turns of the story will keep you wondering what will happen next! A terrifying adventure in a world based on the Inca Empire. Rezi was a relatively unimportant member of the King's household until her unique talent for singing was discovered and she was made a personal attendant to the King. As her friendship with the King grows, rumors begin to circulate comparing her to legendary Nightingale for her ability to soothe the King's troubled heart through song. Not everyone is pleased by the comparison, especially the King's wife, Queen Qhush'qunca. The Queen is a ruthless and sadistic person who jealously guards her status as the first wife to the King. Threatened by Rezi's friendship to her husband, Qhush'qunca decides to take revenge on the girl. However, when the King unexpectedly dies, both Rezi and the Queen are buried alive with the rest of the household in the dead King's massive tomb. Trapped together underground, Qhush'quenca takes her revenge by repeatedly torturing Rezi and binding them together through an arcane ritual. Desperate to escape both the Queen's wrath and the Tomb, Rezi must turn to…  Book 1 in the series of three.

Currently playing: Linda Maria Frank speaking about “The Mystery of the Lost Avenger”

The wreckage of a World War II plane is found in the mountains of Appalachia. It mysteriously crashed in 1943 on its way to a naval base. Inside the plane is a note, written by Annie Tillery's great-grandmother, Charlotte, who was in love with a fighter pilot. Young Charlotte tested the planes and flew them to naval bases; her fiancé flew the planes in battle.  While investigating the crash site, NCIS finds the note in the plane, which they trace to Charlotte and then to her surviving family members, Annie and her mother Carol. The mystery begins. Why did the plane crash, and what does Charlotte's note mean? Annie and her mother decide to dig into Great-Grandmother's past by way of the aged family attic.  There, they find love letters written by Charlotte and her Navy pilot fiancé. There is a code to be broken in those letters and The Mystery of the Lost Avenger to be solved. As they explore, Annie suspects Charlotte's ghost is reaching out to tell her something, but what? She enlists the help of her boyfriend, newly licensed pilot Ty Egan, but Annie feels she may be the key to her great-grandmother's top-secret life.

Currently playing: Kristin Casey speaking about “Rock Monster: My Life with Joe Walsh”

Far from bitter or self-pitying, Rock Monster is an honest account of one woman’s life-changing experience in a relationship with rock legend Joe Walsh. At once envious, glamorous, debauched and disturbing, it’s her long and winding journey from life in the fast lane to sobriety and redemption.  Set in the late-eighties and nineties, these are some of Walsh’s darkest years, from spiraling addiction to a stunning comeback with the Eagles’ Hell Freezes Over tour. Loaded with true stories never before heard, Rock Monster is essential reading for classic rock fans and anyone touched by addiction. Kristin Casey pulls no punches, sharing gritty details with self-awareness, humor, and affection. Sharply written, bold and incisive, it’s the worldly-wise tome only an ex-addict, ex-stripper, and ex-rock-chick could give us. In the tradition of women-in-rock survivor tales―think Marianne Faithful, Crystal Zevon, Jo Wood et al.―Kristin Casey pulls a veil on the enduring myth of the lifestyle’s glamorous decadence. Rock Monster is a sexy, crazy, cautionary tale of two addicts in love without a single relationship skill.

Currently playing: Brian Aull speaking about “The Triad: Three Civic Virtues That Could Save American Democracy”

Through intimate personal reflections and stories, the author, an electrical engineer, offers solutions to the problems of partisan gridlock, political dysfunction, and growing economic inequality in the United States. Bridging the left-right divide with refreshing moral clarity, he explores the key role of non-governmental actors, business enterprises, and individual citizens in restoring the viability of the American political system and creating widely shared prosperity.

Currently playing: Jan Notzon speaking about “The ID Paradox”

After disastrous experiences in law and education, Jake Kazmareck tries to disappear into a menial job picking melons on a farm in the Rio Grande Valley.

An estranged friend tracks him down, however, with news that their mutual bosom buddy is not dead but rotting in a Mexican prison. The stage is set for his rescue.

Jake, Connors McClain, and Artie Cavazos’s friendship was forged during an almost fatal canoe trip in which only Artie’s genius for survival kept them alive. Their brush with death, however, unleashed in Jake a primitive beast that has never stopped plaguing him. A few years later, the three engage in an attempt to rescue Artie’s uncle and family from the Mexican drug cartel that had forced his uncle to work for them. Jake mistakenly attributes their failure, and Artie’s death, to Connors’s betrayal. When Connors later contacts Jake, he shares some startling news. Connors, now the Texas attorney general, has discovered that Artie is still alive and imprisoned in a Mexican jail.

The harrowing rescue is successful, but Artie’s experiences have effectively destroyed his spirit. Jake and Connors now reconciled, they enlist the aid of psychiatrist Judith Neuwirth to try to piece back together Artie’s shattered self.

Currently playing: Nancine Meyer speaking about “Traces of Heaven (A Spiritual Guide to Life After Life)”

Traces of Heaven is a miraculous, angel-shared reveal of the mysteries we perceive about death and life after life. What happens when our beautiful spirits depart the physical body? Will we recognize and reunite with those we love on the mystical Other Side? Is it possible to link together from two different worlds?

Nancine Meyer, a spiritual medium and sixth sensory guide, shares in a reassuring, simple style the Angels' communications to her of divine origin, the human experience, the spirit world, and how to reach each other from different energy realms.

In theses pages you will discover:

  1. The different kinds of spiritual beings you are connected to by energy through God.
  2. The step-by-step journey of spiritual beings such as we who choose physical embodiment.
  3. the first-ever told detail of the Five Stages of Afterlife transcribed from the voices of Angels.
  4. How to recognize and develop signs and symbolic interpretations of inter-world spirit communication.
  5. Resilient ways of managing emotions of grief and fear attached to earthly life's end.

Traces of Heaven is a heartwarming, stimulating guide to leading an extraordinary, fulfilling life, grounded in love, confidence, and spiritual well-being.

Currently playing: Edward M. Wysocki, Jr. speaking about “An ASTOUNDING War: Science Fiction and World War II”

In 1938, there were only a few pulp science fiction magazines on the newsstands. Slowly at first, the number of such publications began to increase. Events of much greater importance were also occurring at this time. In September 1939, World War II began in Europe. Eventually, the United States would be drawn into that conflict. What possible connections did pulp science fiction magazines have with World War II? That is the question that is investigated in An ASTOUNDING War. The title of this book is taken from the magazine Astounding Science-Fiction, which was considered the top of the field at that time. It still exists today as Analog Science Fiction and Fact. This book uses Astounding as the means to look at the question in two directions. In the first direction, the effects of the war upon science fiction are explored. How were Astounding and the other pulp magazines affected by the war? What were the wartime activities of various authors? How was the content of Astounding, both fiction and non-fiction, influenced by the war? Looking in the other direction, what effects did science fiction or those people associated with the genre have upon the war…

Currently playing: Alison J. Kay, PhD speaking about “Reasonable Dragons”

The heart has its own field of consciousness, and it is vast. As a thirty-year student of consciousness, Dr. Alison J. Kay wrote "Reasonable Dragons" for you to see and feel the magical capacities that are becoming re-awakened now, as we move out of the Age of Reason and into the Age of Humanity’s Spiritual Awakening—for a synergistic blend of ancient wisdom and the new sciences.

In this book, you will:
•Get Activated to Take Intuitively Inspired Action
•Shift From Chaos to Assisting the Birth of Higher Consciousness
•Learn How to Tune Into, Discern, and Follow Your Intuitive Knowing
•Receive Subtle Energy to Power Up Your Awakening and Manifesting Skills
•Consistently Access and Create From the Magic Within and All Around You

Currently playing: Joe Pearce speaking about “The Art of my Life”

Award winning fine artist Joe Pearce brings wisdom, humor, and creative perspective to the trials, tribulations, and party that is life. After growing up in the drug culture of the 70’s, Joe Pearce turned to a fundamentalist church for personal redemption. He felt called to become a traveling evangelist and musical artist, which is how he met his wife. Joe eventually transitioned away from that belief system to become part of corporate America. Joe was working a job in financial services, 20 years into marriage, when his wife developed severe schizophrenia. The Art of My Life explores Joe’s struggles with care taking for, and coping with, his wife’s illness. Joe tells a raw, blatantly honest narrative of his unique life experiences while weaving in themes of his and other's art with the hopes of helping people find their passion along their own unique paths.

Currently playing: Gerard L. Hasenhuettl speaking about “Compassionate Capitalism”

Can free-market capitalism and social justice co-exist in harmony? Compassionate Capitalism examines this question by researching concepts of social justice, economic history and religious/legal restrictions on businesses. The most common systems such as capitalism, socialism, free-market, and command economies are compared and evaluated.
The author proposes a new traditional economy that focuses on integrity, innovation propelled economic growth, encouragement from efficient governments, and priority assistance to the poor. He also cites numerous examples where businesses are making significant contributions to communities mired in poverty and suggests strategies for companies that wish to join in the effort.

Currently playing: Richard Trayler speaking about “Growing in Intimacy with God: Accept, Adore, Abide”

Have you ever wanted to get away, perhaps to a beautiful mountain top, and leave the worries of the world in the clouds below you? Would you like to go to a place where you could relax, rest, and refresh your body, mind, emotions, and spirit in the morning sun, and, more importantly, in the light and love of the Son?

The most important relationship you can have is a personal, intimate relationship with God – The Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. You can know God and have continual fellowship and communion with Him.

As you read this book, allow the Holy Spirit to lead you through three essential steps – Accept, Adore, and Abide - so that you may have the intimate relationship with God that you were created to have and begin enjoying the abundant life, now and forever, that Jesus promised (John 10:10). Additionally, experience an inward transformation into the likeness of Christ and the outward manifestation of His love for others.

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