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Program Information
 The Thunderbolt 
 Matters That Matter 2X
 Weekly Program
 106.5 KOWA (Olympia, WA)  
 For non-profit use only.
 Public Domain 
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
This week’s archive radio show features matters that actually matter! (What a concept for a public affairs program, eh?)

We first discuss some election matters from the last election. Then, the Thunderbolt goes ‘native’ and speaks to you in our native tongue. We discuss our privacy (or serious lack of same) we discuss our legal rights (or serious lack of same) and then the Toothless Old Grandpa makes one of his earliest appearances ever and tells us of economic matters that actually matter.

Then — for the feature piece — we reveal some of the secrets of the Council on Foreign Relations — the secret shadow government that most people have never heard of.

Thunderbolts that matter. Hang on to your brain. You’re in for a ride.
This is a production of Dancing Angel Media. There is also a written version of The Thunderbolt at


Disclaimers and Station ID

TB Intro
Music: Focus

Election Matters (Originally Aired 3-18-16)
Music: Sonny Rhodes

The Wisdom of the Thunderbolt #1 (Originally Aired 3-18-16)
Music: Helen Piper — Frank Morgan, Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, & Jack Haley

Native Tongue (Originally Aired 4-1-16)
Music: Little Richard — Manhattan Transfer

Privacy Matters (Originally Aired 3-18-16)
Music: David Newman — Yello

Legal Matters (Originally Aired 3-18-16)
Music: Sound Dogs — Björk — Les Baxter

Economic Matters (Originally Aired 3-18-16)
(Featuring the Toothless Old Grandpa)
Music: Afel Bocum & Béla Fleck — Yngwie Malmsteen

Foundational Matters (Originally Aired 3-18-16)
Music: Stuntman Mike — Kali Mutsa — Ozere — David Peel & The Lower East Side — Mike Oldfield


Olympia Version:

Olympia Action Alert
Music: Mannheim Steamroller — LBE Fanfare Trumpeters

Disclaimer, Promo
Music: Jethro Tull — Focus

End Music: Scott Taylor
by Colonel Claypool's Bucket Of Bernie Brains
53:49 1:00:00

Seattle Version:

Music Intro

Medley: Jumpin’ Jack Flash / Youngblood
by Leon Russell

Everybody’s Talkin’ ‘Bout the Young
by Leon Russell

Credits, Disclaimer, & Promo
Music: Jethro Tull — Focus

 TB 171020 Matters That Matter 2X (Olympia) Download Program Podcast
Olympia Version
01:00:00 English 2017-10-20
 Olympia, WA
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 TB 171020 Matters That Matter 2X (Seattle) Download Program Podcast
Seattle Version
01:00:00 English 2017-10-20
 Olympia, WA
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