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Program Information
 The Thunderbolt 
 The Dictatorship of the Refrigerator
 Weekly Program
 106.5 KOWA (Olympia, WA)  
 For non-profit use only.
 Public Domain 
 No Advisories - program content screened and verified.
This week’s radio show starts off the new year with a lesson on how to be an activist! (It’s a fun job — but somebody’s gotta do it!)

Then, we reveal how Americans are educated just enough to not realize how uneducated they actually are. After that, we point out that humans have an amazing ability to accept insanity as normal when insanity becomes normalized — especially since if they ever rationally faced the insanity then they would probably go insane. Next, we fulfill our duty to utterly terrify you by pointing out how with recent advances in technology, then very soon the 1% may not need us to build their world for them any longer. (And you know their usual policy toward what they consider to be ‘useless mouths’ — i.e. someone that does not produce profit for them.)

Then, for the feature piece this week, we describe how David Patraeus — ex-head of the CIA — came right out and admitted that they are going to start using the ‘smart grid’ and ‘smart appliances’ to spy on us.

Now your refrigerator will be spying on you right along with your phone, your computer, your car, and your alarm system, etc.

There will soon be nowhere that is safe.

The Thunderbolt is likely to broadcast news that will rock your socks. Beware.
This is a production of Dancing Angel Media. There is also a written version of The Thunderbolt at


Station ID

TB Intro
Music: Focus

How to Be an Activist
Music: Party Animals

Uneducated Education
Music: Gene Kelly & Jerry Mouse

They're Coming to Take You Away
Music: Napoleon XIV

Useless Mouths
Music: The Cure

I'm Happy They Took You Away
Music: Josephine XV

Station ID

The Dictatorship of the Refrigerator
Music: Ozric Tentacles — Caravan Palace — Perry & Kingsley


Olympia Version:

Olympia Action Alert
Music: Mannheim Steamroller — LBE Fanfare Trumpeters

End Music: 21st Century Schizoid Man
by Greg Lake
47:23 56:15

Disclaimer, Promo
Music: Jethro Tull — Focus


Seattle Version:

Music Intro

All following music is from "The James Gang Rides Again" by the James Gang
Recorded in November of 1969
Released in July of 1970



Garden Gate

The Bomber: Closet Queen — Bolero — Cast Your Fate to the Wind

Ashes The Rain And I

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

 TB 180105 The Dictatorship of the Refrigerator (Olympia Version) Download Program Podcast
Olympia Version
01:00:00 English 2018-01-04
 Olympia, WA
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 TB 180105 The Dictatorship of the Refrigerator (Seattle Version) Download Program Podcast
Seattle Version
01:00:00 English 2018-01-05
 Olympia, WA
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TB 180105 The Dictatorship of the Refrigerator (Seattle Version)  01:00:00  128Kbps mp3
(115MB) Stereo
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