T.I.T. Podcast Episode 55: We Come in Peace!!!

  • Welcome to a very somber episode of the T.I.T. cast
  • First of all I’m Safe and a HUGE thanks for all the concern
  • Sadly to say….Tom was hugely mistaken
  • Thailand’s Darkest hour
  • The quite after the storm
  • On being speechless in the face of disaster
  • Arson and looting depicted on TV not random violence
  • Premeditated destruction
  • More like a cult than a political movement
  • Hundreds of I.D. cards found in sewers below former camp
  • Stockholm syndrome/indoctrination of hatred
  • Will try to collect some photos and put them up
  • So close to home yet so surreal…is this really happening?
  • Watching from afar and building paranoia
  • My “adventure” in getting back to Bangkok Friday the 21st
  • I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again…Thai police are useless!
  • Bangkok owes the soldiers a great debt
  • Misrepresentation on CNN and BBC
  • Why not hire staff that speak Thai…understand the culture?
  • Not a battle between Rich and Poor!
  • Excellent blog article from a Thai that explains the situation
  • Huge arsenal of weapons found at the Temple next to the camp
  • Bad feeling that this is far from over…
  • The man behind the chaos
  • Spotted last Wed. traveling under different name in Paris!
  • Denials in English vs. feeding the flames in Thai
  • Leaders spent 2 months preaching hate
  • Many videos ordering followers to burn the city to the ground
  • Stores and shops in the area robbed and looted before burned
  • City still under curfew, but supposed to lift tomorrow evening
  • Property damaged extensively in my neighborhood
  • The Thai spirit is hard to beat
  • Voicemail from Sean that moved Tom to tears
  • heart warming encouragement from Facebook
  • Rambling closing remarks

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T.I.T. Podcast Episode 54: A City Under Seige

  • Welcome to episode 54
  • Bad news from the Land of Smiles
  • Red shirt protests turn violent
  • 20 dead and over 800 injured
  • Tear gas, molotov cocktails, rubber bullets, Bamboo clubs
  • Extreme violence from anti-government protestors
  • stolen riot gear and body snatching
  • They set up shop in my backyard on the 3rd
  • worst violence in high tourist areas
  • Khao San Road became a war zone
  • Tourist caught in the middle
  • Tom’s experience yesterday afternoon
  • situation started to look grim
  • BTS sky train shuts down for 1st time 10 years
  • Surprised at lack of coverage on CNN and BBC
  • Leaving the city Tuesday for Hong Kong
  • Always wanted to visit
  • Why do we buy Lonely Planet guide books?
  • Tourist sights i want to see…
  • Disney here i come….special thanks to Joe!!!
  • Computer crashed….AGAIN!
  • Why oh why didn’t I back up my files
  • shout out to Walter from Austria
  • How I podcast….
  • Moving to Pattaya update for Taylor
  • heart warming encouragement from Facebook
  • Rambling closing remarks and lurve for Joe!

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