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This is by Clifford for public news service. We are member enlisted supported reported ever online at Public Service Dot O._R._G.. Contra Krugman episode one hundred ninety six welcome to the podcast and takes apart Paul Krugman New York Times call join us as Tom Woods is in Bob Murphy teach economics by uncovering dissecting the arrows of Krugman Nobel Prize Winner newspaper columnist and destroy your of nations. It's time for Contra. Krugman book says you know Alexandria. Cossio Cortez has been spreading some pretty terrible ideas and she's wrong on just about everything while I've put together the definitive smash of all of us the green new deal affordable housing so-called free college high tax rates. It's an another free e book. Yes a free so called A._F._C. is wrong the upside down world of Alexandria. Oh Cossio Cortez grab your free copy at A._O.. SEE IS WRONG DOT COM everybody Tom and Bob here with another upset of Contra Krugman but a very very special one because being recorded live before war an audience here on the contract crews woohoo excellent now there is a room next to ours. That's a little on the noisy side. Now I think <hes> I don't know we could speculate on what's going on there. I think someone handed a copy of Contra Krugman book over there and they're so excited to have the knowledge yeah right. It's just it's this is recessions. This whole time I had no idea was that simple. All we have to do is and they're just they're having a blast over there. Well <hes> Bob. We're going to do our normal episode right here in front of the folks and we're going to be using a column from MMA June twenty-seventh two thousand nineteen and it is Krugman's column the S. Word The F. Word and the election <hes> all right here we here we go of course will link to Contra Krugman dot com slash one ninety six and I'm about to launch into my primary role on the podcast which is to summarize this column dispassionately and without commentary so here we go this is immediately after the democratic debates Krugman says what did you think of the Bunch of socialist US Judah saw debating on stage wait. You may say to me Krugman no. He didn't say that he says but he says you didn't see any socialists up there and you'd be right. He says the Democratic Party has moved left but these are nowhere near Socialists for heaven's sake because nobody wants government ownership of the means of production so they're not really socialists instead their Social Democrats. They WANNA private-sector driven economy. They just want a stronger social safety net. They want more bargaining power for workers. They want tighter regulation elation of corporations. They want America be like Denmark not like Venezuela or that that tone that I took there was a little bit kind of commentary. I'm sorry I'll try not to do that so then he says but of course we have Republicans Calling Democrats Socialists and we're going to be here in this all through the election campaign the use of the word socialist to Tar Democrats and that just goes to show that Republican extremism has just been accepted as a fact of life says Krugman and he's just so just imagine what if the Democrats referred to Republicans as fascists imagine that they made that the centerpiece of their campaign we'd never hear the end of it and the fact is that the G._O._p.. Is Far to the right of mainstream European conservative parties and it's even to the right of anti immigrant parties like we have in Britain and France and so if we saw something like the Republican Party in the United States in another country we'd call them white nationalist extremists now that I heard your counter he says no now. It's just compare the G._O._P.. With with these parties and you just see Bob and I will go to a little bit of details of that but so then he says they even stand out the Republicans standout among the white nationalist parties of the West for its exceptional willingness to crash right through the guard rails of democracy and he gives examples like extreme gerrymandering naked voter suppression and stripping power from offices. The other party manages to win so he says it's really something to see Republicans trying to Tar Democrats as un-american Socialists. If you WANNA see a party that's really broken with American values. Well you know you should look in the Mirror Republicans but that won't happen data because it doesn't matter what candidate the Democrats nominate even if it's Joe Biden they're going to portray him. As the second coming of Hugo Chavez the only question is whether it will work what might not or it might not work as effectively as it has before says Krugman because at this point Republicans kind of squandered whatever force that accusation might have had because they've been throwing it around so much and he says Donald Trump who was installed in office with Russian help and clearly he prefers foreign dictators democratic allies is probably less able to play the Democrats are unpatriotic card than previous Republican presidents so the question is it. It's all independent how the media handles things and that's coming coming from a Guy Krugman who thought that the problem in two thousand sixteen was the media was to Anti Hillary so anyway that was a little commentary at the end but that's the end of my summary So bob and I as pretty obvious from the podcast. I guess we never actually conferred advance about what we're GONNA. Talk about so I'm GONNA throw it over to you and see what you WANNA say. We'll go from there okay so the first thing I wanNA clarify is the title. This is the S. word the F. Word the election and I think that's why times now twice this morning. So what the F you you guys here that so he was an allusion to that. I really hope that's what was going on. <hes> so the first thing that's the kind of a throwaway thing here Krugman the beginnings nobody in these debates wants government ownership of the means of production longtime listeners may recall back in episode so one seventy-three we covered the Krugman literally called for one third government ownership of the entire economy. You guys remember that I'm not putting words in his mouth. Go look it up. Contra Krugman DOT com slash one seven three. If you don't believe me he was talking about healthcare education. He listed some other. Things was roughly. If the government directly ran one third of the economy that would be about right so it's true. I guess he's saying I'm not he's not literally Socialist Kong for all of it but he just a few episodes ago call for one third so that's a bit <hes> you know ludicrous. I think that he's Zing all that. Nobody's calling for that the other one here. Let me just jump on. I think that you guys noted the irony in shock. I heard some chuckles one-time mentioned it is when Krugman says I'll read the exact quote here imagine the media firestorm the screams about law civility we'd experience experience of any prominent Democrat describe Republicans a party of Fascists. Yeah I mean it just kind of science fiction like twilight zone or Black Mirror episode where people accused Republicans of being Nazis or something like imagine picture sure if you will you know okay so we've covered on this of gaffer those who didn't see the the the most infamous one of Corden Krugman has repeated this several times just matter of factly sing. The Donald Trump praised the Nazis is very fine people that is just it's not like that's a little bit wrong. If you go look at the clip and encourage you look it up and see because even I knew that's not what trump was saying but sometimes you know how I feel like. I'm like the trump whisper or something like I know what he's trying. China's say but I can see how if you're just reading transcript. It looks like but in this case you you don't even have that card to play. He is talking about hey. They're very fine. People on both sides a media person in the crowd said Whoa you're saying those Neo Nazis and he said No. I'm not talking about them on talking about the you know so it was crystal clear if you watched that's not what he meant and yet that was reported in the New York Times is trump praises neo not in in Krugman repeats that also just on a Lark. I went to Google because again. The claim is imagine the media firestorm. If any Democrat call the Republicans fascist so I went to Google I typed and Democrat calls trump fascist. It didn't say no no heads found right say that I'll just read the top headlines to the first one a vox article that said I asked five fascism experts. Whether Donald Trump is a fascist. Here's what they say. I wish we had the picture on this. It shows trump waving to the crowd and he's like this intellectual. Honesty compels me to say the article includes. He's not a fascist and the interview experts and they were saying things like I'm paraphrasing but this is almost a little chorusing yes donald trump is a horrible white supremacist but that's technically not what fascism means right so they're going through but again they show trump like this. The next one the next was from the intercept deconstructed podcast is donald trump a fascist right. They're asking the question so I guess the defense here is they're not saying he is just asking the question the third hit so I'm not skipping these are this. There's one two and three right now on my google searches. The third one was Democrats ramp up Nazi rhetoric against trump. This is how fascist speak could calling trump's rhetoric you know what the gang and he called animals and people were single. That's kind of how the Nazi referred to people as animals most of that sort of thing <hes> let's See New York Magassa one to now my number four trump in the rhetoric fascism and New York magazine piece <hes> see and then okay then we then let's see one more editor and then to now. I skipped on the eighth or ninth once but the ones I just listed you were the the ranking or the eighth or ninth. One Is Hillary Clinton says a classic pattern of the fascist takeover is happening. I don't think she was referring to the Democrats winning seats. I think she was talking about Uh. Republicans okay so I I guess we can't imagine the media firestorm because this is what would happen that this did happen any comments on that time well. That's good work. See Bob's the researcher. He gets out Google. He types that phrase in and the stuff comes up but he I think we were all that same reaction of yeah. What would happen if they started using rhetoric like this? It's almost it's I would also comment on the sudden use of of white supremacist overwhelmingly now more than racist racist is for people who you know like they've been in a coma for five years. I don't you know that we don't use that word anymore. That's boring word. We want fun. We want exciting edgy words but yeah I think the thing that's most notable about political discourse. Now is precisely how elevated not elevated in a in a pleasant and intellectual sense but how intensified the rhetoric has become so <hes> I I have more stuff but but continuing on this line because you you go I can speak about fascist all day. No go ahead the whole question of <hes>. They're going to be sticklers about definitions all of a sudden when it comes to socialism when for years the opposite has been the case we've been hearing the Oh there's nothing to fear about socialism because look Sweden his socialist and such and such places socialist and then so when finally we start saying hey well you know we don't really like social and they say this isn't really socialism. You stupid jerks. We don't want government ownership of the means of production so I I don't get why they can't so in other words. I'll give you this example. I gave a talk on Hitler at means you last year the economics of Hitler and his economic ideas and I was arguing the Hitler it was not really for the free market as my wildly controversial talk and that's why we don't like him and so I gave that talk and I was trying to say that because a lot of people will say about Hitler Hitler was a socialist because they want to they want to shock there adversary by saying look after all his party was the national socialist. Okay okay so I was trying to argue that it was legit to use that term for him given that his people often use that term and when he was against socialism he was against the Marcy inversion but if people who and I can prove they have if people on the left are going took carelessly and casualty called Denmark Socialist then yes you can certainly call national socialists Germany's socialist with the huge government sector with the with the national planning the five year plan if that ain't socialist but Denmark mark is than the word doesn't mean anything at all so. I don't know why they want to suddenly I mean I don't mind being sticklers about definitions. We won't use socialism for these countries if they don't want to but then the problem is we get into these distinctions of what's real socialism and what isn't so so you hear the protests that crew doesn't want us to be like Venezuela. He assures us of this. He wants us to be like Denmark not Venezuela. That's that's the thing you hear from Bernie Sanders Mall these people. I'm not thinking of Venezuela but why not you cheered on Venezuela for years what was wrong. Why didn't you tell us at that time? What was wrong with it that you wouldn't want the U._S.? To be like it all we heard was cheering so David Sirotta over at either salon or slate who now works for Bernie had this big big column like told you so column about how great it was in Venezuela and this just goes to show you stupid right wing backwards idiots that socialism works and we could stand a learn something from he didn't say well. This isn't real socialism after all because it's not full government order of the music. We didn't hear anything about that. We heard socialism works so well and you stupid. Backward idiots should accept it and then suddenly nothing then suddenly became clear so that happened before there was like mass yeah really mad before the mass starvation and then suddenly even though nothing about Venezuela had changed in the interim. Suddenly the memo went out that Venezuela is not real socialism. We want Denmark not Venezuela but you know what you did want. Venezuela ten minutes before people were starving to death and then suddenly you did so. I don't really by this whole thing about auto. We're not calling for Venezuela no not now but fifteen minutes ago you were the thing to on. This is <hes> yes. There are elephants up there by the way the other issue here is the part of what's going on here is crewmen is complaining. It's really not fair that <hes> the G._O._P.. These extremes gets a call them socialists when you know they don't they polled polar punch down column Fascist right bag even though so part of the issue is socialism is not a toxic word and U._S.. Politics so yes it is among like Reagan Republicans or something but Bernie Sanders. He's calling himself. A Socialist Cossio. Cortez calls herself a social. We're not putting words about that's what they call themselves and so it's true I understand where crewman's coming from it probably is useful to distinguish between democratic or Social Democrats versus actual ownership of the means of production but the point is they're calling themselves that so it's it's kind of funny. The crewmen is lashing announcing this unfair treatment when Republicans are calling them what they themselves call the you know so that's there's that issue as well <hes> on this topic of Sukru. Let me just read this to you in this is where this is classic Krugman where he's linking to something and so he has a fig leaf but the statement if you just analyze it tim possibly be correct and so here's the statement on this example he says a political scientists who used congressional votes to track ideology find that Republicans have moved drastically to the right over the past four decades to the point where they are now more conservative than they were at the height of the gilded age. Tom Your story and one was the Gilded Age Tele folks of about one hundred and this point one hundred fifty years ago just I don't want them to do math. What were the years? Oh the gilded age it'd be like eighteen seventies and okay so at this point. There was no income tax. There was no Federal Reserve. There was no F._D._A.. There was no S._e._C.. There was no social security. Okay all these things in crewman's telling us the today's Republicans are more conservative ideologically than back then and you might say oh well. Maybe he means on on racial issues and stuff. I don't WanNa make this racially charged about. I think we could go dig up quotes from people from the late eighteen hundreds grids that were a little bit more insensitive than stuff republicans are saying today. I just see guys now. I was going to read something that was pretty provocative and then say sorry that Woodrow Wilson 'cause there's plenty of really but I didn't WanNA WANNA ruin the move cruise but by you get my point obviously whether you're talking about this the state of you know the size of government interviews. Today's Republicans are nothing compared to back then and so you wonder okay well that is Krugman just line. What is he talking about? If you go oh click the link. It's literally code for a computer program that that's the link. It's not like a a report summarizing it saying this is the code we use and they went to the congressional voting records. I believe what these people found because they I have a chart and yet it is true that the Republican score right now is bigger than it was in eighteen ninety five and it's a left right spectrum so but again clearly it cannot possibly mean that Republicans in the votes they cast today are for smaller government than what people are voting on in one thousand nine hundred that's not possibly what it means and I think he's talking about dispersion and partisanship and polarization and so I think what it's doing is it's measuring like how far certain voting blocks are from the mean of the party hardy and so they're saying on that metric now the Republicans have more extreme conservative members than even back in the gilded age okay so I think that's what they're doing so it's kind of like the few real outliers the G._O._p.. Today are more extreme compared to their peers. This is the most it's been like that new history but again if you read the sentence what Krugman's want you to think is happening is obviously not possibly what the real situation is. Also the this comparison of the Republicans to parties around the world saying the Republicans were more right wing. I mean the Republicans. It seems to me they. They lose every thing they try. As far as I can see they've lost every major initiative that I can see the left has won every single thing that it his asked for a a a as far as I can see every major victory the last fifty years is a left wing victory. Maybe I'm wrong on a couple of exceptions but I think everything has been left wing's at the Contra cruise that's right and so the Republicans have drifted left themselves because how could they not the Republicans of Nineteen ninety-four would seem right wing compared to today so that is strange thing to say but also these other parties. I mean I mean the at least the rhetoric of the Republicans is limited government and that's not a legacy that other might call right of center parties necessarily cling to that's not necessarily what they're organizing. Principle is <hes> their principal might be the protection of the family and so that requires a non limited government. Those parties are willing to do that. <hes> there are I mean there are so called right wingers in America Today on the alright who want plenty of government <hes> and <hes> who would say that we need <hes> maternal leave policies mandated by government because that will help families and we need higher minimum wages where they're perfectly or even national health care. I've heard that from the alright <hes> so for Krugman into say that the Republicans are more right wing than Hardee's that he I'm sure thinks her borderline fascist the only way he could possibly mean that is that the Republicans at least give more lip service to the free market than those parties do but that's because I think those parties are coming from a completely different ideology. They don't think well let's think of non-state alternatives to try to solve our problems. No they think what's the most practical way to solve our problem and if it involves cracking some skulls through the government they will do that and there's much less of that in in the U._S.. So it's a dumb metric to try to compare the Republican Party of here to those other parties where they're not committed to limited government. Yes so just to amplify that that's exactly what's so I wanna read you again the disparity to what crewmen saying in lead you to believe verse and he has links you know and again at least one of us usually clicks the length since so that's good okay so let me just refresh your memory as to the claims Krugman has made as you can see this line of argument so he saying the modern G._O._P.. So he wants I established at their to the right you know they're more conservative than even their counterparts back in the gilded age in the U._S.. But now he's comparing him to parties abroad. He says <hes> the other the Times published an OP ED analyze party platforms to place U._S.. Political parties on a left right spectrum along with their foreign counterparts. The study found the G._O._P.. Is Far the right of mainstream European conservative parties. It's even the right of anti immigrant parties like Britain's you KIP and Francis National Rally is as crewmen basically and I think I've told you guys before when Krugman says the word basically what that means is the following is a false state but I mean that's what I'm saying. It has to be funny but also that's how he covers himself because if you said we'll not technically that's that's false what you just said. He said basically actually true statement. He doesn't need to have basically he would just say the statement all right. I'm being serious. That's what he that's how he uses that term. Basically if we saw something like America's Republicans in another country we'd classify them as white nationalist extremists and then later. He says one might even argue that the G._O._P.. Stands out among the West White nationalist parties for it's okay so he has data right He's empirical. He's not ideological like we are in. He has the study and so you go to the study to see our when I say you I mean I did. I went to the because I was curious. The House it is like Thomson tuition was correct that that's exactly what happened. They ranked parties according to various metrics and so what could push you to the right is if you're for low taxes low business regulation low minimum wage that kind of stuff so that's how America's 'cause G._O._p.. Got Pushed forward and let me just read from the Times op-ed the Krugman's linking to that then gives him the justification to sit to refer to matter of factly as the White Nationalist G._O._P.. He says according to its twenty sixteen manifesto so this isn't Krugman. This is the the P._C.. Linked to the Republican Party lies far from the Conservative Party in Britain and the Christian Democratic Union in Germany and closer to far right parties like alternatives for Germany. WHO's platform contains plainly xenophobic anti-muslim statements rights racing the today's G._O._P.? is to the right of this anti Muslim party in Europe and then it says the Republican platform does not include the same bigoted policies and it scores pushed to the right because of its emphasis on traditional morality in a national way of life still the party's shares a nativist working class populism with the European far-right said the political science okay so it's plainly admitting yes the G._O._p.. Platform doesn't actually have anti minority statements in it but I mean it's still a populist platform we. I don't know what that means right there. That's that's the arm so it's exactly what time said is. That's how they're the this metric that they're using the G._O._P.. Places far the right because of their economic policies and their their emphasis on traditional morality and then there's so therefore since insert to the right of clearly xenophobic white the ones that are more openly racial in Europe therefore that's crewman's method of say. It's it's a white nationalist party basically all right so this is all this is very very typical of Krugman's political columns we try to do we really do try to coke some economics out of his columns even even against his will and in cases like this <hes> I figured the today since I was talking talking economics I would have sated you for your desire for economic knowledge because this column hasn't got got a lot of that <hes> in there but still it's just so at odds with reality that we just felt some need to to make mention of now we might as we could use this as a springboard speculate about what's likely to happen in the future given the the left. The left were drift of the of the Democrats. It does seem quite likely that we're going to have and given that Joe Biden liden turns out to be a rotten candidate. I mean he's just terrible <hes> the how could you not be prepared for that Kamla Harris accusation and an attack. How will you how were you caught off guard by? What surely everyone told you he was going to happen? I mean this is like <hes> you know like Hitler being told look it doesn't matter. I just realized that goes back to Hitler right the. I'm already going down the wrong road if I'm giving a Hitler example but anyway it seems like that's where the momentum clearly is in the in the Democratic Party the youth the energy the enthusiasm. Maybe not the money but even the money is starting to to go there because I think because because I think old money sees the way the wind's blowing and they don't WanNa be left out in the cold. They WANNA have a handle on this so I think that's so it seems to me that our politics and what's actually going to happen. We could see a left-wing drip it at the same in time. The budget constraints are so overwhelming right now the so much of the money in the budget is already accounted for by major major programs for them to launch anything substantial. I I don't see how they could do. They could try I to pretend that they're using modern monetary theory now this matters but <hes> I don't know how long they could get away with it so it seems like the upshot of this. I think Krugman probably is right that the socialist accusation given that a lot of young people actually think of socialism favorably is not necessarily a winning strategy might energize the older base of the Republicans but that's not gonna work forever so I think we are going to start moving that way but as I say the silver lining is once they get empower. I don't see what they can do economically. I don't see how where the next big initiative comes from. Where's the money gonNA come from how you GONNA pay for it? I don't see that it can be done right will there. I mean they. They're going to blame it on trump obviously in his corporate tax cut so that's what's going to happen yeah so they'll they'll undo that but that's not the end of the world we live without that for a while but in terms of major new initiatives. I don't see how they launch any oh I think they will though can I can. I go a different way. Okay Krugman. Krugman has a allying here where he says are just compare the G._O._P.. point-by-point with parties almost everyone would classify right wing authoritarians right so he's saying I'm just going so just for fun. Some of you may have seen this demonstration before I I saw some of this awhile ago so I'm pulled all of the demands of the Communist Party in Germany as done by Marx and angles okay and so they have fourteen points here so I thought it'd be curious to see just point-by-point. Let's compare what today's Democrats call for with what Marx and angles said back in the days the demands that you're in the communist manifesto point one was the whole of Germany. She'll be declared a single in indivisible republic. That's like in our pledge of allegiance and whatever so that's okay check every German having reached age of twenty one. She'll have the right to vote so we have it as eighteen here so where to the left of the Communists <hes> represented the people shall receive payment our elected officials get paid so again check. This is interesting number forces universal arming of the people and so again today's Democrats are weights the left of Markson angles because they don't want people to be armed. Okay <hes> legal services. She'll be free of charge. If you say like you know you get a core appointed lawyer. I guess you could count that <hes> getting rid of feudalism. I would say check yet. We got rid of that <hes>. Let's see this a state bank whose paper issues are legal tender show replace all private banks so here. It's iffy because we do have private banks but in the context when they're writing. I think they were saying private. Banks can't issue their own notes only one monopoly in so by that token can yet. We've got that <hes> let's see there's a couple means of transport rallies. Canal steamships are all publicly-owned okay so that's not that's not one the right of inheritance to be curtailed. If you count the inheritance tax you would count that <hes> let's see universal and free education of the People Yep <hes> the state guarantees a livelihood all workers and provides for those who are in capacity for work. Yes if the people who want the other basic income guarantee that's true <hes> the introduction of steeply graduated taxes that it Yup Obe Blissett. They want the abolition of taxes on articles of consumption so again today's Democrats are to the left of Marx Engels all right so of all the ones so I skipped some that weren't true but of all the ones I'm gonNA rated as out of the seventeen points I think I misspoke before seventeen gene points out clearly eleven of them and so my Canada's haves and edit them together are the modern Democrats by the same token affairs probably the modern G._O._P.. As well okay and so again point-by-point I think arguably we're all communists. Now God bless America well. We are not concluding the episode on that point so she okay the last thing here is that that I have at least is <hes> again. This is throwaway line the so part of this besides the substance such as it is in Crewman's column. Is this these affairs so unfair these these lying G._O._P.. People smearing the Democrat you know how dare they call all them socialist when they call themselves socialist that kind of thing <hes> and then so he says here at the end still a lot will depend on how the news media handled dishonest attacks. That's one of the themes of crewman's columns leave you haven't seen as part of the reason Putin was able to steal the election election is because the U._S. media was asleep at the wheel right. They were reporting both sides and not weighing in telling people what a bunch of liars the G._O._p.. was and so in this context what he's saying is we keep seeing headlines that repeat false claims claims and then in quotation marks trump says Democrats will ban hamburgers with the information to the claim is false buried deep inside the article. Okay so you going click that so I don't know if some of you have heard about that so yes there. Was this thing where a bunch of Republicans were you no and saying hey hold some guy was holding a hamburger in the Pelosi wants to take this away from you that kind of thing all right so where that came from again. It's not like this was a four Chan troll that the Republicans fell for where it came from was Akhazia Cortez's staff when she released the green new deal and their thoughts on it had an F._A._Q.. Okay and so one of the things said why so the goal was to get to net zero commissions net zero meaning the we still have gross emissions but then we do things like plant trees and whatever to offset it and so one of the items in the ethic you say why did you set a goal to net zero rather than zero emissions in ten years. Here's okay so again. This is where these quite reasonable people that they're answering the question. We're going to get net zero in ten years and you're probably wondering why don't we just get rid of all co two emissions in ten years period okay the again. These are the quite reasonable people that you know how how dare we call them Socialists and so this is what they rhone they said <hes> because we set a goal the net zero rather than zero missions in ten years because we aren't sure that will be able to fully get rid of farting cows and airplanes that fast okay okay. That's not the onion that was in the F._A._Q.. That Cossio Court has a staff released. It wasn't a hack. It wasn't like someone snuck in. You know that one guy who does the investigative comes in with the hidden camera it wasn't that they posted that then when people started flipping <music> out they said oh you thought we were trying to get rid of hamburgers when we said ten years no no we know that's and then so now people referring to what they posted are a bunch of dirty rotten liars. It's this weird thing against like saying. You can't call Bernie Sanders the Socialists even that he says he's a socialist all right so again this I give you didn't know the backstory there they so they took it down and they said Oh that wasn't intended for public consumption but that's almost even worse like saying no. We're secretly plotting and take away your hamburger. We're GONNA let go for a while. Can you possibly imagine if if the Republicans put up something that said why aren't you limiting all abortions right now and they said well because the public you know it'd be to to bran all abortions within ten years would be too much so that's why we're just they put up something like that and of course all the women's group would flip out and then they took it down instead. We don't want anyone to report on that anymore that you're lying if you say that because we took it down. Can you possibly major some trying to argue that with a straight face and yet that's the move pulling here the Bob it's almost like there's a double standard in situations like most isn't it all right well the show notes page which will not be up for anybody I will. You shouldn't be trying to show US page when you're on a cruise so the folks here. This page is not yet but for those of you hear it <hes> as a podcast it will be available Contra Krugman dot com slash one ninety six. We'll have some links or whatever have this column and other fun stuff so check that out and of course you WanNa get the accompanying book because I just gave a talk here on the crews news that I hope will motivate people to pick up copies. 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Murphy has an amazing new book where he takes all his critiques Paul Krugman from over the years all these devastating smashes and organizers them in one volume according to topic and these are topics you wanna master and Bob will help make you the master of the universe check it out at Contra Krugman Book Dot Com and I am the narrator of the audiobook version and you can get that for free when you check out the audible offer at. Tom Woods audio dot com. I everybody Tom Woods here. Took some time off this weekend while I usually take the weekends off anyway but in particular this weekend because it was amy's thirteenth birthday she's my middle daughter out of the five and we spent a lot of time together and did some fun things so what I'm going to do for you folks today rather than again. Leave you orphans here with the podcast is I'm going to share with you a talk from my pass now. This one does not have the OH. I don't know the the woods wit that you've come to expect over the years this. This one's very straightforward because I was speaking to a group of retired folks. I believe they were called the Auburn University lifelong learners or something like that and this was back when I lived in Auburn Auburn Alabama and I was a resident scholar at the Musa's Institute and on the side I was giving this little lecture series in American history to this group of retirees so I didn't try to do woods humor and I tried to sound as reasonable reasonable as possible so as not scare them way but anyway in this talk. I talk a little bit about what happened. In the nineteen twenties in American history. Just some highlights particularly areas that people don't often get right and one of those areas he is not not the whole subject of the talk by any means but one of those areas has to do with foreign policy because everybody is under the impression from the Old High School Textbook that the United States was so called isolationist during the nineteen twenties but this is is not true and I give a lot of evidence to show this is not true unless you're defining isolationist in some bizarre way. It certainly does not apply to the U._S.. The Nineteen Twenty S. I think it's important to correct that for a number reasons which is one of them is is to show how sloppy historians are and how sloppy political commentators today are that they just thoughtlessly use the word isolationist to refer to the nineteen twenties. I think we cannot emphasize enough example after example of this consistent insistent sloppiness in terminology and sloppiness in conceptualization so we're talking about the nineteen twenties talking some domestic stuff some international stuff here in this particular talk much of this is material that does not appear in my politically incorrect guide to American history. I did not discuss the foreign policy material the nineteen twenties in that book I had so much I wanNA talk about in that book but they gave me a strict eighty thousand word limit. I don't remember I've told the story on this on the podcast before but they said when I wrote that book eighty thousand words you know so I I sent them one hundred thousand and I thought they'll be happy here's twenty thousand words for free for Roya and they took every one of those words out the one way or another they surgically removed the twenty thousand extra words above the eighty thousand limit I had been given they showed me. We said eighty thousand that's what we want and it wasn't like they took the lousy parts. They just kind of took arbitrarily. They just took stuff out what you're killing me. This stuff is great so I did use some of that for my follow up book thirty three questions about American history. You're not supposed to ask I did do that anyway. I will link to both of those books at Tom. Woods Dot com slash thirteen ninety four the show notes page. You can get the audiobook version of the politically incorrect guy to American history for free with the audible offer you will find at Tom Woods audio dot Com all right here we go okay so today. We're talking about the nineteen twenties domestic and international and I've got some material as I'd like to go over that is in the texts that I'd like to elaborate on in some material that's not the twenties were inevitably brought face to face with presidents harding and coolidge and historians feelings about them and I have a little commentary about that at the beginning of my chapter on the twenties that we always get these polls of historians that presumed tell us who the great presidents were then they try to rank the president's in order of their greatness and then we're all supposed to accept that and so every so often the American public has to endure another one one of these polls of professional historians. This practice began in one thousand nine hundred forty eight with Arthur Schlesinger senior who pulled fifty five historians and publish the results in life magazine and then fourteen years later he did the same thing for the New York Times magazine then his son Arthur Schlesinger junior published yet another one of these polls in nineteen ninety six and then numerous other such polls have appeared C. Span did such poll the Wall Street Journal did one last year and just goes on and on well who comes out on top and these polls and as I said the occasion for bringing this up is the low ranking that the president's we're talking about today consistently receive well the top three you could probably guess our George Washington Abraham Lincoln and Franklin Roosevelt those are always the top three and these polls also toward the top in these polls are these three Theodore Roosevelt Harry Truman and Woodrow Wilson so the Great Presidents Are George Washington Washington Abraham Lincoln Franklin Roosevelt so-called near Great Presidents would include it least T._r.. Harry Truman and Wilson well. It's not surprising given that we know where you know what the politics of most else historians are that president who strengthen the federal government either through new domestic initiatives or through war typically find themselves exalted as great whereas those who exercise their power more modestly are relegated into the designation of average or worse Woodrow Wilson once said that the president quote is at liberty both in law and conscience to be as big a man as he can unquote well if he accepts this invitation the president that President can expect to be richly rewarded by our court historians now there was a time in American history when a powerful presidency was viewed with suspicion rather than held up as an ideal and I I'd like to quote here if I may the founder founder and president of this very institute Lou Rockwell who describes the older view of the president this way he says the president is mostly a figurehead in a symbol almost invisible to myself and my community. He has no public wealth at his disposal. He administers no regulatory departments. He cannot tax US send our children into foreign wars pass out welfare to the rich or the poor appoint judges to take away our rights to self government control a central bank that inflates the money supply and brings on the business cycle or change the laws Willy Nilly according to the special interests he likes or seeks to punish likewise elections and election campaigns. We're not the be all at end-all of American liberty and again. Lou Rockwell says for those who do nonvoting do not care about politics in the old view their liberty is secure. They have no access to special rights yet. Their rights to person property and self-government are never in doubt for that reason for all practical purposes they can forget about the president and for that no matter the rest of the federal government might as well not exist people do not pay direct taxes to it. It doesn't tell them how to conduct their lives. It doesn't send them to foreign wars regulate their schools pay their retirement much less employ them to spy on their fellow citizens the government there's almost invisible well. Alexis de Tocqueville who was the nineteenth centuries most perceptive foreign observer of the United States observed in the eighteen thirties in some countries a power exists which though it is in a degree foreign to the social social body directs it forces to pursue a certain track in others the ruling forces divided being partly within partly without the ranks of the people but nothing of the kind is to be seen in the United States their society governs itself four itself the president has but little power little wealth and little glory to share among his friends and his influence in the state is too small for the success or ruin of faction to depend upon his elevation to power but it doesn't sound like the presidency today needless to say but that was how the presidency was viewed in those days early nineteenth century Bob Higgs one of the great economic historians. We have living said this. The people who ratify the original constitution solution never intended the presidency to be powerful office spawning quote great men article two sections two to four which enumerate the powers of the president comprised but four paragraphs most of which deal with appointments and minor duties well the twentieth century. This minor position was transformed into a larger than life office. WHO's occupant is expected to exude vision leadership and greatness well this this view of the president is what we would expect to hear and Mussolini's Italy or at any fascist regime where the leader capital is expected to exert bold leadership on behalf of the people? You may consider this to be a cheap shot but I've mentioned in this context that Adolf Adolf Hitler wants told The New York Times correspondent I have sympathy for Mr Franklin Roosevelt because he marches straight toward his objectives over Congress lobbies and bureaucracy Hitler later described himself as the only European leader who expressed quote understanding of the methods and motives of President Roosevelt Unquote the one idea that is absolutely anathema to all such regimes is this society is capable of running its own affairs without the paternal custodianship of a great leader her and his vision now the historians who were consulted in the rankings have presidential rankings. Tell us which presidents were supposed to like conceive of the ideal president is a far seeing demi-god rather than a humble executor. The laws now Theodore Roosevelt is a president. I've written very negatively about in the past he's very very popular among great many Americans on left and right but I've been very critical of him because I believe he basically was almost almost single handedly responsible for putting together this new kind of presidency where the people are talked to have a kind of superstitious reverence for the occupant of the presidency and there he is at number four in C. Span's two thousand poll historians chance that poll ranked the president's on their quote vision on quote setting an agenda other categories included public persuasion crisis management economic management moral authority international national relations administrative skills pursued equal justice for all and so on and on while there's nothing on there there's no ranking on how faithful was he too the constitution or or traditional American principles and this is the main problem with these polls they they take for granted that there's some objective scientific standard for determining how great a president is but of course there isn't to evaluate whether a president is any good or not you have to have a standard of measurement philosophical moral economic and constitutional institutional prisons what constitutes Good Economic Management Keynesian economists will say one thing and a free market economist will say another. How can you in a non ideological way rank the president's on those grounds or what does equal justice for all me well that phrase has hanging over time under Andrew Jackson Andrew Jackson's philosophy of government? We're talking eighteen thirties now was called Jacksonian democracy and he used the phrase equal rights but with Jackson meant by equal rights was that nobody gets anything from the government. We're equal in the sense that nobody no big business no lobbyists. Nobody is able to use the coercive arm of the state to exploit his fellow man. That's the sense in which were equal. Nobody's getting adding any special privilege. We're today when the phrase equal rights is used nearly always refers to some kind of grant of special privilege so how can it the constant category for evaluating the president's the meaning changes over time now Jeff Humble. Who's a professor surround? The West Coast has argued that from the point of view of Libertarians of many of whom occupied this very building. The Greatest President in American history was actually Martin Van Buren well. I'm sure some people didn't know Martin. Van Buren was the president but elected in eighteen thirty six van Buren had been vice president for a term under a little over a term under Andrew Jackson. Another candidate has been proposes the greatest President from a libertarian overturn point of view. I've heard William Henry Harrison only because he died a month after he got an office. We didn't have a chance to do anything bad so therefore he's the greatest but Martin Van Buren has been propose and Hummel's argument is that Van Buren was was was the best president because he resolutely supported the free market and the constitution and a time when every incentive existed for him to do otherwise his his his banking policies introduced what what is arguably the greatest banking system monetary system the United States has ever had he also managed to avoid not one but to unnecessary wars one with Mexico and one with Britain which is the fact that particular significance when we recall what the founders often said about war. It's tendency to undermine free societies now where does poor van Buren wind up in the presidential polls well he lacked vision I suppose but he kept the country at peace and was resolutely committed to the constitution. Come what may in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight he was number fifteen out of twenty nine presidents nineteen sixty two. He was seventeen out of thirty one and in two thousand five he was twenty seven out of forty. One Arthur Schlesinger junior complained that van buren lacked executive of energy another historian described Van Buren inaugural address as quote essentially a charter for inaction by hardly need to point out to those are bad things to the official historians who rank our president sports now consistently low rankings have presidents like ulysses grant or president we discussed today. Warren harding are due in part to the corruption associated with their administrations now to a certain degree. That's all well and good but what is the Teapot Dome Scandal compared to Woodrow Wilson's catastrophic decision in the face of strong popular opposition to involve the United States in World War One a horrific conflict at the very least Wilson's decision it has been argued pave the way for for the ultra nationalistic policies Adolf Hitler in the Nazis who protested a punitive Versailles treaty that the allies would never have been in a position to impose without American assistance yet Wilson is consistently ranked among America's best presidents forget at the foreign policy disasters. He was responsible for the historians old seemed to be saying and forget the American deaths as decisions caused the man had vision well this brings us to the twenties and hardy and coolidge because what will find is although they he did do more domestically than people think realize in terms of building up government the fact is that they were by twentieth century standards relatively inactive and they're therefore we're supposed to hate them and rank the low but again. That's an ideological judgment okay. If you want to decide which are the best presidents you have to decide that on the basis of your own views and what these people did when they were in office and whether or not they conform to your views well. There's a lot of scandal mongering we could talk about with with harding official scandals tables and personal scandals but I hate to being a scandal longer the guys dead now as it is. I already condemned him in the book you know so let's not dwell on that too long. It is interesting to know that on two occasions when he confronted people who who had been engaged in corrupt behavior under his presidency people went and committed suicide after confrontations with with harding so apparently he could be quite rough on people apparently early but what I want to point out focus on instead is one in fact he did what he did do economically so I wanNA focus on the tax policies of the twenties because they are they are worth revisiting. It seems like nothing could be less relevant than the tax tax policy the twenties but let's remember that during World War One the top income tax rate had been increased from seven percent to seventy three percent. Now I've got I've got the students in an online course I teach and they all they're always flattering themselves about how wise they all are. They're saying they were saying at one point. Well we know that in our country we would never tolerate tax rates of fifty or sixty percent of course we you would never I said not only would you but you did for for many years in American history that rates were very very high. I gave the example of in Britain. The top rate at one point was ninety five percent. That was a that's democracy ninety five percents the top rate which is why the song taxman George Harrison says of the tax man. He's he's putting himself in his shoes. There's one for you nineteen for me. That's a ninety five percent rate. See how these very high rates coming in because of the war well after the war is over naturally you would expect the rates to come down and they do come down the twenties but as I suggested last time as tends to happen in emergencies they never quite come down to the level where where they were before the emergency. They never come back down to seven. That'll never happened again. I could say with absolute certainty that never in my lifetime will the top rate ever be seven percent again but did come down substantially the twentieth and why is that it has a lot to do with Secretary of Treasury Andrew Mellon because he was noting that we had more and more for millionaires in America and a lot of wealthy people but yet you didn't have a lot of investment going on a lot of business activity. It seemed to be seen not to make sense. Why should that be? Why do we see people doing well but yet we don't see enough business expansion going going on and he concluded that it was the tax rates are too high by start out something I succeed then I get to keep twenty? Seven cents on the dollar seventy-three will be taken away. If I fail I lose the whole doll well who who and his right mind would I would consider those to be good odds so mellon was of the opinion. The tax rates were so high they were actually stifling business activity that what businesses individuals were typically doing was instead of using their funds to open up businesses and get people working they were taking their money and putting it in state local municipal bonds because they were non-taxable so states and localities were awash with cash for they had enough baseball stadiums the last them eighty years you know what to do with all the all the money but meanwhile the private sector was starved for capital so what could be done so mellon believe that if the rate were lowered people would be more willing to expose their income taxation than they are now now now the only get twenty seven cents on the dollar. There's no point doing it but if we make their reward greater we lower the rate then it's it's worth taking your money and putting it into a business venture so that was his proposal that was in fact what was happening now. This may sound a little familiar. If it sounds familiar with you may sound like something out of the Reagan years it worked better the twenties than it did in the Reagan years but basically what was being proposed here is an anticipation of something called the laugher curve the late nineteen seventies economists named Arthur laugher l. a. f. f. e. r. proposed this relationship and really what Andrew Mellon the Secretary of Treasury that twenty doing his anticipating. This relationship laugher in the seventies proposed Jose Graph. Let's see we can get one little darker and those of you who are listening in. I'm sure you can see a copy this graph. If you just do a Google search putting quotation marks Arthur laugher as come right up he says as of. Let's imagine a graph here where we've got. We got on the X. Axis. We got the tax rate and on the Y.. Axis we have revenue and laugher said well suppose the tax rate is zero. Obviously the governor will collect zero in revenue uh-huh so the point zero zero is plotted on this and suppose the tax rate is one hundred percent that for every additional dollar above a certain amount to pay one hundred percent tax well in effect the government will also get zero revenue there because people will just stop working or they would work under the table or they engage in fraud or they'd they shelter their income whatever necessary but unless people say oh. I'd love to be a slave. Take all my money away. No one's really going to do that so effect. In effect the amount of revenue the government would get under one hundred percent rate is negligible that it may as well be zero so he says these are the only two points at his graph that we know with any certainty we can't plot anything else with any cert- but he proposed that if we were to connect these two points we would wind up with a graph that looked perhaps something like this. We're I for a while. The higher the tax rate becomes the more revenue the government collects sensibly enough but eventually as you approach one hundred percent some of the disincentive effects here ear and a one hundred percent rate began to come into play and people begin to withdraw their money or as I say put it in tax shelters whatever they start getting that start getting perverse effect the rate goes up but yet revenue goes starts going down so he proposed that. Let's let's imagine imagine this as the peak point. He says that this here is what is called the prohibitive range that even from the government's own point of view you would wanna tax in this range because you're actually getting lower and lower lower revenue here. YOU WOULD WANNA tax up to this point. You want attack somewhere around here so that's what that's what laugher suggesting now he was probably suggesting something that looked a little more like this so there was a bigger prohibitive range now as I said he doesn't quite like nowhere that is and the Reagan years there are a lot of promises that taxes are so high right now than if we lower the rates they'll be so much business activity encouraged that the tax cuts will pay for themselves because they'll be so much new business business revenue coming in with people opening businesses stuff and I think I think it was like seventeen to twenty percent was made up but the tax cuts didn't pay for themselves the eighties and then all the all the people who proposed this later said. We never said it would pay for itself. We said it would slightly pay for itself well. I don't know maybe they turn the microphone off when they said slightly but in the nineteen twenties they did pay themselves. The rates were so high that they were actually punishing and discouraging of business activity so that in fact you did get more government revenue when over the course of the twentieth top rate was reduced from seventy three to forty and then later from forty two twenty five percent. You did get more government revenue. You actually got the national debt not the deficit the death reduced by third in the twenties so this had tremendous mendes consequences and that's that's the important thing that Mellon has to show from self now. This is significant and I think that although next time when we talk about the depression we're going to see some of the aspects of the nineteen twenties economy that were unhealthy and not sustainable. I think it's safe to say that some of these tax rate reductions were responsible for some of the twentieth prosperity and eyesight the fact that in nineteen twenty six the unemployment rate reached an unbelievable one percent which has just unthinkable given that they're always some people who were in and out of work and yet it was only one percent the United States became in the twenties solidified its position as a great economic power. You're so that total world production it's shared total world production was thirty four percent so that's an astonishing figure. The next closest country in share of total world production was basically tied with Britain Germany and they had with each ten percent so it's an extraordinary achievement and so no you know they didn't they weren't as interesting and exciting Teddy Roosevelt going safaris or anything like that but well the country was prosperous and for the most part at peace so seems probably in some ranking that account something now the second and last aspect. I want this third. The first part was ranking the president's and why that's difficult to do. The second part is domestic stuff. The third part is just a briefing about foreign policy because it's often said that in the nineteen twenty s the United States became isolationist okay and that that that was a bad thing that's that's actually not true and most historians now our not really saying that anymore first of all the term isolationist as a ridiculous word that was invented to smear people it does not shed light on anything I have never known anybody who was an actual isolation so just thought that we should just block our ears and everybody they just sit in the corner and not have any interaction whatsoever with the rest of the world for the country isolationist typically somebody who disfavors neutrality and foreign policy that's all it means nothing weird about. It's all it means now the reason I think some people have believed that the country became isolationist in the twenties is I think it's two two reasons one. Is that it it certainly was not as involved in world affairs as it is today so by that standard yes it did it did retreat somewhat but and that's not a reasonable standard of measurement but the second thing is that there are a couple of things that U._S.. Government did the did have a kind of isolationist flavor to them. The first one was an increase in protective tariffs in the twenties tariff rates went up substantially and then what you could say that sort of an isolationist thing you're you're cutting yourself from international trade and you do that so arguably that was some what isolationist and the reductions in immigration that occurred in the twenties have argued as as evidence of isolationism. Uh Immigration was restricted to one hundred fifty thousand people per year which international standards is still fairly generous. This is supposedly the meanest angriest wickedest decade of all an immigration. You're still talking about one hundred fifty thousand per year which is about one hundred and fifty thousand more immigrants than say Japan admits to this day but those are the arguments there but but beyond that you don't see isolation we see internationalism for better or worse. I'm not endorsing or knocking any of the things about to disclose to you but just I'm telling you that the myth of isolationism in the twentieth does not hold so for instance the Washington Naval Conference which was held in one thousand nine hundred ninety one to twenty two brought together the major naval powers of the world which would be the U._S. and Britain and France that's and Japan and Italy and they they reached agreements on the limitation of armaments and this conference had real consequences the major powers actually blew up some of their largest ships that were called capital ships and it was based on kind of a we'll Sony an idea that large stops of armaments tend to lead to war and so therefore disarmament was a key to peace so that actually occurred now. The United States was led that occurred in the United States so it doesn't seem like something did an isolationist country would do leading an international disarmament campaign of course this is a time when air power is beginning to be more important in wars and and of course the Washington Naval Conference doesn't deal with air power so so it doesn't it doesn't it doesn't cut out everything of significance but it does reduce naval armaments at least the United States also joined what we're called the four power packed and the nine power packed the four power packed which consisted of the U._S.. Britain France and in Japan urge signatories to consult with each other matters pertaining to security in the Pacific because all of those powers had Pacific possessions the United States had the Philippines for example the nine power packed consisted of these four along with China and four other European countries aimed at securing what was called the open door in China in other words ensuring that trade with China would be open and free to all nations and would not be characterized by exclusive Joseph Privileges for one country or that that a lot of countries had sometimes tried to acquire in defiance of the week and frustrated Chinese government so these are two examples of pacts in which the United States enters in which it agrees trees to engage in consultation with other powers now isolationism means you don't give Dr what other powers have to say so again these tend to overturn that myth but that's sort of international diplomacy or politics but an international economic policy the United States was also also internationalist. Some of you may know in one thousand nine twenty-three Germany experienced one of the most destructive bouts of monetary inflation in history monitoring inflation so bad that there's a special word for it called hyper inflation. The inflation is so bad that the currency unit collapses altogether the people would go to a bar in order to two beers at once because if they drink one and then order another one the price will have doubled by the time they ordered the second one. I mean that's how fast it's going as soon as you get the money as soon as you get paid you have to in fact workers were getting paid twice a day because they'd get paid one time you gotta stroke just whatever by anything by anything with it but just get it off your hands and it just sort of leads to a vicious circle. Everybody's got to get rid of people panic that it's going to be worth less and less and less. There's a story of somebody maybe Apocryphal story but had a wheelbarrow full of German marks to go shopping to set it down to look at a shop window window to see if there's anything worth buying and then turned around and find that the money was still there but somebody had made off with a wheelbarrow. There's no point in trying to trying to run off this money. It's not worth anything there photographs of children who are who are using the WHO are glowing the worthless marks together to fly kites or putting them together as blocks and making pyramids out of them people burning the currency to keep warm is a complete disaster. The German government had been recklessly inflating its currency in order to make its reparations payments in inflated therefore less valuable currency but the strategy spun out of control whether this hyper inflation at the height of this hyper inflation it took over four trillion million German marks to equal one American dollar so in one of the government business partnerships that was increasingly common in the twenties. It was banker Charles Dawes who encouraged by the White House put together a reconstruction construction plan for Germany called the ause plan does established a new payment schedule in line with Germany's ability to pay. He developed a plan to put German currency on a more stable footing and manage to raise one hundred in ten million dollars in emergency loans that were issued by private bankers not the U._S.. Government in order to see the German government through the Crisis Dawes was also able to secure French withdrawal from the RUHR which was a resource rich industrial area of western Germany that the French had occupied in nineteen twenty three out of frustration with half-hearted German compliance with the reparations payments so again. It's not something that isolationist power engages in Dawes ended up winning the Nobel Peace Prize for that and became the Vice President Nine hundred twenty four now then in one thousand nine hundred thousand eight we have something called the Kellogg beyond packed. Some of you may know about signed by dozens of countries and this was an international initiative. With a lot of pacifists were involved in it and the purpose of it was to try to outlaw war as an instrument of policy and declared aggressive war to be illegal. Well all right. Nothing is easier than to ridicule this document. I I mean how are you going to enforce war being illegal to go to war that would be okay because they're only declaring aggressive war to be illegal. If somebody engaging aggressive war you could still go stop them but the thing is that no aggressor who engages in aggressive war ever says I'm an aggressor engaging aggressive war they always claim they're acting in self-defense or their liberators or whatever and there was no enforcement mechanism but whether we think this was a valuable document documented a silly document or naive or whatever the point is that an isolationist country unconcerned with world affairs would not have spearheaded an international campaign on behalf of an initiative like this in the culture culturally we see an internationalist analyst sort of spirit. The United States never joined the League of nations as you know but it did take part in certain league activities and joined a number of Lee committees there was an internet there was a League of Nations Committee on Internet on intellectual cooperation. This league on intellectual cooperation was formed because intellectuals thinkers and journalists and writers were oftentimes ashamed of the way they had acted during World War One they had just been Schill's for their governments. They had repeated obviously false propaganda they had demonize the enemy as some human and they looked in thought gee. We're the intellectuals we're the ones we're supposed to be above all this and we got right down the muck as well and so a lot of intellectuals wanted I had to form an international group like this like the League's Committee on Intellectual Cooperation to foster international scholarly communication to held international conference of various subjects so this league committee looks to to try to bring thing about for example things like textbook revision that if there's a French textbook that says all the Germans are barbarians but we should probably not do that. We WanNA foster international understanding so there was that type of thing or encouraged countries to learn to institute things like the study of the history and languages of the United States for instance Russia China and Japan there now you had official at the college level. You had departments teaching the languages cultures of these places on the understanding outstanding that the more we know about the country's of the world the more we understand them the less likely there will be misunderstandings that lead to war so that was the internationalist spirit behind this wasn't used to coincidence that these academic departments could start at the thinking was the more we know about other other cultures the more we will encourage piece it was also during the nineteen twenty th at the Student Exchange Program get started which is now. It's a familiar staple of American education in my own high school we had you're listening to hurtling newsfeed radio network. Our live twenty four seven heartland newsfeed dot COM U._S._A.. Radio news with Tim Burke President Trump on Thursday disavows the centreback chant that broke out at his rally on Wednesday night. 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You're listening to wrestling observer live with your host Brian Alvarez and Mike Semper B._B.. How's it going everybody Brian Alvarez here on wrestling observer live? We are here every day Monday. Through Friday new Pacific Three Eastern Sundays re Pacific six eastern well. I'm back. I am here solo today. After for Simple v took over for two straight days I had a lot of stuff going on planned an unplanned a plan to power outage scheduled for Tuesday and then the power never went out and then I had a dentist appointment and so I couldn't have made it anyway then Wednesday. I'm getting ready for the show in the power goes out. They missed their date for a plan power outage by twenty four hours so canoe the show yesterday but alas today. I Guess Alaska's the wrong word I I'm back and I got a lot to get into here today. Got Three days worth of stuff. My covered a lot less couple of days. 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You can join US eight four four four eleven five four eleven is the phone number that is eight four four four eleven five for eleven text messages four to five seven eight zero seven five six six via my twitter right now just came out actually just heard about this moments ago. See 'em punk. We'll be appearing at star cast three next month. Sports illustrated announced today that punk will be taking part in a one on one interview at Star cast on Saturday August thirty first along with doing meet-and-greet that day sports illustrated noted the star cast quote is independently run and the punk appearances only four star cast not A._W._S.. All out pay per view you later that night punk today signing at pro wrestling t storage Chicago on the Friday before all in it last year punk said knowing the weekend will be attracting fans from all over the world for a w and since I normally only do one signing a year. It's it's a great way to maybe meet people that normally wouldn't get a chance to otherwise looking forward to meeting everyone there. A highlight is easily anytime anyone has a story punk set of meeting fans. The best part is always finding out how you've touched. People's lives in a meaningful way a lot of it. It can be heavy helped someone get clean help someone with the loss of a loved one. I'm always touched to know that private intimate stories that people have this'll be the first time the punk has appeared at a star cast. It is taking place at the height regency in Schaumburg Illinois Thursday August twenty ninth to Sunday September First David. I'll be doing a live Q._a. that same weekend I believe it is already sold out but if that is incorrect information I I will get you the correct information as soon as I've got it so that is the update on that. They're very interesting seeing punk hitting two star cast so the smackdown numbers coming up Sundays extreme rules pay per view smackdown average two point one to two million viewers on Tuesday night the highest total since April sixteen superstar shakeup episode and was up a whopping fifteen percent from last week. One of the larger one week increases since smackdown move to Tuesday night last increases large was October eighteenth of last year that was smackdown one thousand which was a special episode and prior to that you have to go back to April ten twenty eighteen eighteen which was the post wrestlemainia show for a normal show. The previous highest increase would be October twenty four twenty seventeen which came after these smackdown invasion of raw which was up sixteen percent over the previous week smackdown retained eighty six percent of the raw audience slightly up from the usual but in the normal range no sports competition on cable raw ended up doing two point four five live million viewers a four percent increase from last week the hours were pretty good two point three eight which was kind of low I our but the second hour two point five zero third hour two point four eight million viewers the third our beat the first hour of raw which is very very rare. There were a lot of strong gains. Women eighteen to forty nine were up eighteen percent which is unheard of says Dave Meltzer many eighteen forty nine nine percent teenage girls girls of thirty six percent teenage boys up thirty nine percent overall gains would have been higher but the largest audience which is over fifty two point nine percent from the first third which is still better than usual so so what does that mean well. I thought that rob Monday was a better show than it had been the week before which is not exactly high praise because the week before I thought was a very very bad show so so dave's theory Dave meltzer's theory last night interesting of radio particularly for smackdown was that everybody his theories at everybody knows that summer slam is a big big show and therefore everybody is tuning in to find out what the big matches are going to be on summer slam now upon looking at these numbers. Here's my problem with that. Theory raw also featured matches to determine who is going to be entitled matches at Summer Slam and I think everybody would agree. I don't know if maybe the blue brand fans we had a few two years ago or are still is passionate. They were a couple of years ago but think everybody would agree that the big matches are the rob branded matches who's brock listener going to face universal champion etc so raw which had a bunch of matches matches to determine who were going to be in the top matches at summer slam that was only up four percent week over week and it was coming after a pay per view so to me why would only be four percent to determine that summer slam matches and smackdown which also determined summer slam matches was up fifteen percent that doesn't make sense so the theory that some people have and they may very well be right is is that everybody tuned in because they thought it was going to be the first Eric Bischoff smackdown now. It wasn't a week ago. I think everybody that knew that Bischoff in and Heyman were coming aboard for whatever they're doing. I mean everybody knew that last week. He wasn't in charge but some people because originally he was going to be in charge of this week. Show in charge I put an air quotes by the way but he wasn't and we'd reported that earlier earlier in the day but it's still very very big number so I think it's actually more likely that a lot of people tuned into smackdown thinking it was Eric Bischoff s- I show and wanting to find out what changes he was going to make now as we've mentioned countless times on this show these are not. I don't want to say they're not real gigs. Because I mean Eric Bischoff moved. He moved to Stamford Connecticut for this job so it's not like his name is just on a piece of paper. Whatever means to be the executive director of smackdown? That's what they are but it's still vince McMahon's raw. It's still L. Vince McMahon smackdown for whatever it's worth last week when they did the creative meaning for smackdown Bruce Pritchard was the one who ran that meeting but it's not Bruce Pritchard show either. It's Vince McMahon's show now. Paul Heyman is is going to get some things through is not going to get like everything through if he if he offers. I don't know ten things. Maybe one thing we'll get through. Maybe two things we'll get through. I mean Paul is not going to be able to say I want to bring up Matt Ritalin Veep Rock Laser. It's not going to happen. Everything is Vince McMahon. Call Bischoff may even have less power. I don't even know what he's going to be doing there but if you're expecting massive changes on Ron smackdown with Eric Bischoff off an Paul Heyman being incharge and running the show and submitting all of the ideas and getting everything through it's just not gonNA happen. Paul's GonNa get through what he can get through. He'll try to get through more every week but God only knows what he's GonNa be able to get through and that's the story of your new raw and smackdown executive directors so point of all of this is smackdown was of inst- McMahon show Eric Bischoff had no input but a lot of people tuned in and I I guess if they like the show maybe they'll tune in next week and if they didn't like the show maybe they won't tune in. We'll have to find out raw is doing a little bit better but obviously that's with the lack of of strong sports competition and this should be what rod does through the end of summer and this should be what smackdown does through the end of summer as well. We will have to wait and see it's go to the phones. You're on the air what's going on. Hey Brian <hes>. I was just wondering if you happen the catch any of two of five live this week because I haven't watched the show in a really long time but I heard good things about their gallaher match so he decided to watch it and it was such a jarring difference between how they portray Drake Mabrouk and Mike Bennett or Mike Canals analysis on two zero five live versus raw because literally like twenty four hours after Mike is emasculated again and then drake is like pinned in his bed with his wife or whatever like the very next day they both cut this really like passionate promo on each other betting up this blood feud between two guys that if you only watch rar just complete jokes and then he wants to pipe live and I actually got really excited about seeing this match between these two guys and I was I was wondering about that well. I can tell you a lot about that. I WanNa thank you very much for the call so I have not seen this week's to oh five live I know everybody was raving about the Chad Gable Gallaher match and apparently was a very good match but so I can tell you some stuff about five live and I will do it after the break wrestling observer live. I'm not too long ago. It felt good to withdraw your cash from the bank. Didn't it for a vacation or a new car but today withdrawing your own cash has become risky Pat Boone here for swissamerica according to the secret war new Swissamerica White Paper. I learned that all banks now required to spy on you and me for the government and then report any financial behavior deemed suspicious or unusual. You must read the secret war. 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If you go back to this weekend there wasn't evolve volve show and on the show drew Gulick who is the cruiserweight champion the W._W._e.. cruiserweight champion he had a match with Matt riddle any lost now if there's a W._w._e.. Star on obscure show somewhere else in the world and Vince hears about it. There's no way that person was allowed to lose the match. They must win like that's. That's the way Vince operates but it's a little bit different if it's too W._B._Z.. Stars facing each other but still he allowed his cruiserweight champion to go on that evolved show and lose to Matt Riddle. That's what he thinks of the evolve or not the evolve the cruiserweight title all I can tell Oh you about tool five live is that it is an absolute ghost town the gorilla position when to a five life starts like everybody's there for smackdown. Everybody's there watching the matches. Everybody's they're doing all of their work and as soon eh shows over everybody goes home. I'm talking to people that work in Doda me not everybody obviously but like they all go home and that's two Oh five live and there's there's positives and negatives to that I mean the negative is I mean they don't care about it one bit and so it gets no publicity and they they never push anything on. It and it's like it doesn't even exist. That's obviously negative with the positive is if you're a fan of pro wrestling thing and you love to five live. You're getting a program that Vince has no fingerprints on whatsoever you want to see a great long match with Chad Gabel and Jack Gallaher or you're going to get it onto five live announcer outstanding. They're giving it a standing ovation going crazy for that match and Drake Maverick being taken seriously and Mike Bennett being taken seriously like you're GonNa get that you're going to get that unfiltered because Vince doesn't care about the show so you got to take the positives with the negatives as it pertains to two zero five live also a cautionary tale here. I don't do this very often but this person here's sent a text message and they found themselves blocked. They can no longer send me text messages. I'll read it. Here's a cautionary tale says I love how angry and shocked Brian is that smackdown is getting good ratings. He so desperately wants for me to fail. It's sad add well my friend. I'm not angry. One bit about smackdown ratings. Yes I am shocked and you know what they're people in. W either shocked by those numbers as well because if you watch the smackdown show it was a show there was nothing thing special about it. There was no appearance by brock listener. There was no raw reunion with a bunch of old stars. It was just a regular show. You can watch the show in fifty minutes. There was a lot of filler on the Shell and the show somehow was up fifteen percent over last week that is in fact shocking and nobody can figure out why now if you're gonNA explain to me. Perhaps you could call in. I think you can still call it that you've been banned from calling if you can call it an explain to me me logically why would want W._w._e.. To fail when this is my livelihood and in fact I've written a book hundred things that W._W._e.. Fans should know and do before they die if you can explain to me logically why I want me to fail I will unblock your number but I think you can have a very difficult time explaining that but you're welcome to call in because the phone lines are open and eight four four four eleven five four eleven. Let's go to the phones. You're on the air. What's it's going on Abraham Mike? It's Frankie from Chicago. Yes Frankie. Mike's not here but he says alot okay that the Texter just texted you. He say he referred to that. He techs you in reference yourself and a third trek person yeah you did. He's clearly that's not a very intelligent person. That's interesting anyway. <hes> I don't know how much it's been talked about in the show today but I wanted to get from quick thoughts on the brock listener stuff phone super summers claim yes so you know I hope I was really disappointed by Wrestlemainia match you know judging by performances with valor styles and O'Brien you know proc last night is leading can put on a good match and I thought no reason why rollins and could have that caliber mass by could give <hes> them that time so hopefully this summer slam match. Although a waste of time in my view <hes> of rock hopefully pays off really well in summer slamming. You can have like one more good top hopkin brock lever match but the two well the thing you have to think about. I want to thank you very much for the call. The thing you have to remember about Wrestlemainia is Wrestlemainia. This year was all about the Ronda Rousey Becky Lynn Charlotte match and that match was going to close the show so well given the dead match was going to close the show everything else on the show. You can really do whatever you want and they decided literally by the way at five thirty P._M.. The day of the Shell Dave Wrestlemainia at five thirty P._M.. They decided UH students match. I shock people and they through the match out there and they did the match the way they wanted to do the match for the shock of it I mean at the time you gotta remember there. was there was strong consideration. That brock was gonna go to U._F._C. N._F._C. and so they went in there they did the match they changed the title and that was that things are very different. Just a few months later brock is not going to you have see and the universal title match the Listener Rawlins match is going to close <unk> summer slam. It's going to headline the show as far as I know it's the final match on the show for Summer Slam and so they're not going to go in there and do a five minute match. They'RE GONNA go in there and they're gonNA do a real match this time so if you're one of those people that was disappointed with the media match catch well. You'RE GONNA get a real match coming up at Summer Slam so that is a change. This person here says am I missing something. Something happened on smackdown that I missed almost three million viewers last not almost three million it was just over two million and the show was maybe a notch or in most two levels better than the raw two weeks ago. Go figure yeah nobody can figure it out and I'm not kidding. I've talked to people in W._W._e.. And they have no idea why the show did so well. They're baffled as well so maybe it's the BISCHOFF thing. I don't know nobody knows in really if there's not even a lot to discuss right now because it was one week if the show is at this level next week and the week after then I I don't know summer came and people are in Summer Slam. If it's if it's way down than it probably was one week bump to find out whether Bischoff is going to do on the show even though he didn't actually do anything on the show and we had reported that is there anything actually actually going on with Daniel Bryan or the teasing a retirement well there are teasing a retirement but he's not retiring they have some sort of storyline and they've just decided this is a storyline and we can try out for a while and get people tuning in so they promising he was going to make an announcement on the shell and they didn't give you the announcement and the idea is you'll tune in next week and find out what the announcement is but dingle Brian is not retiring it it is it is not a series. It's just a storyline same thing and a lot of people were upset about the ICONEX versus Kabuki warriors match and quite frankly. I wasn't upset about it but I was like again. There was so much on smackdown that was just a total waste of time. That's another reason I was baffled about the rating but yeah they promise this match and the match started and the iconic walked outside immediately got counted out in that was the match obviously obviously that's not the end. They're they're probably going to set up some sort of match where you can't lose via count out and then they'll win via Deke or they'll lose V._O._D.. Q. Then they'll probably do a match no candidates not cues and then we'll do the title change probably at Summer Slam that would it'd be my guess so we'll see where they go but I wouldn't be to outraged about that would just look at that is a step in a longer story that they are doing go to the phones. You're on the air what is going on. Hey what's up Ryan Tim in Miami Glad you're back. Brian and I have a theory. I think I cracked the smackdown mystery you crack the code I did so we know that the viewership number it's not like a measure of the total number of people who watched the show. It's an average because people are tuning in and tuning out right. Yes a typical smackdown has three or four matches even with the no commercials edith they've been wrestling through the commercials because of the split screen this show had seven matches and most of them were really short so my theory would be that you could have had a similar number of people engaging with the show Joe as prior weeks but if they were not tuning out for as long periods of time during these long matches they don't WanNa see that by itself could away outreach so you're telling me they're the same aim number of viewers but they tuned in and out less. I'm saying that's a possibility well. The problem is long if you if you if you watch smackdown and you normally you watch fifteen minutes and then tune out for thirty minutes and then come back and watch ten minutes or whatever you're still only counted as one viewer so if you tuned out Ryan yes it's an average of the number of people who are watching at a given moments and so if the same person is watching on more minutes that going to be counted as having watched in more segments and that will increase that average number. I see what you're saying. It's not I mean yeah. I I guess it's possible but I don't know I mean listen. Here's the other thing so we've already had people asking about Daniel Bryan like it's possible that there were two things that caused people to watch the show in larger numbers trying to find out what bishop was going to do and concern that Daniel Bryan was retiring. I mean that could have been in and it was patently obvious on the show that Daniel Bryan is not retiring. They're doing a story line so I don't know track it next week for me Tim if they do seven matches next week and the number is up then maybe we got something they do four matches next week and the number still up. I guess maybe that has nothing to do with it. I don't know back in a moment. It's reliable let alone killed when is a pencil more than a pencil when it takes me from art class to gallery walls worldwide staples as your back to school destination find all supplies and inspiration you need come in store this week for our fifty cent deals staples composition books to pocket polly folders twelve pack yellow number two pencils and twenty four pack Crayola crayons all fifty cents each staples back to school and beyond in-store only offer ends eight three nineteen th limit five on pencils when thirty complex folders and crayons while supplies last Mike. Are you aware that sixty six percent of men lose their hair by the age of thirty five. 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Show it appears is there will be no matches on the show. It's going to be an introduction. It is going to be a show. How can I describe this well? Who knows how it's GONNA end up but the idea is? They're trying to introduce me Louis to people who are not W._W._e.. Fans so if you're a big time W._B._Z.. Fan Hardcore Fan probably not going to want to watch this show. I don't know I don't know if I can say that. You won't like it but it's not for you. It's four your neighbor. That doesn't doesn't watch wrestling. That's going to be taken place on September twenty seventh and this by the way breaking shocking news here a rare a rare news bit. You're welcome to publish elsewhere on the website. I'm really going out on a limb with this news here. Now I show is going to be gigantic the Fox debut yes it's true. They're not just GONNA do nothing show they're going to do a huge huge show for the first episode and re Buddy that they can get and believe me. They want the rock. Everybody they can get is going to be on that debut. Shell and it's going to be a giant ain't show the pregnant WanNa shoot a angle for the next week and we're talking red carpet Paparazzi celebrities that get trying get <hes> sports stars to appear on the show Major League Baseball N._F._l.. L. Since Fox has the T._v. rights to both and that's the update there on the Fox debut so it's going to be the biggest W._B._Z.. Show in a long long longtime that Fox debut. Let's go to the phones. You're on the air. What's going on yeah? Hey this is John For New York and like I say congratulations you know on on the new book and Gladdock Guy earlier than expected in they thank you so much for the to re tweets thank you I appreciate it found. Oh yeah anyway as far as you know like actually thinking on the topic of being the lemon yet I read checked out the little chat there ninety six early of women headlining resumes thirty five in. It's actually to add more a little thing that that pretty much add to that. I can't believe that doesn't need basically totally dropped. Never that whole Travis Brown you know one night angle with her. You know him in Rhonda Base it being those like charity. The May just drawn the day for like next week. Yeah the next week usually followed up by having that stupid beat the clock. Well you have to remember all happened. Yeah they changed a lot of things on a weekly basis with that and every storyline obviously but Travis Brown has trained the performance moments center and I'm sure in their minds they were thinking if she sticks around like we can do a mixed tag here with her and Travis Brown against two heels and she didn't stick around so there's there's nothing going forward forward but that was one of the idea that they had yeah yeah and I also notice today you know I don't know how much seriously I could take this probably same thing with you but they don't w W Youtube Channel they released like this little head to head debate about you know shed Rhonda Rousing. Come back or not and I heard somewhere that I don't know about Ronda Rousey. Possibly you know sooner than possibly people think so especially when you're begging facing you know as we know Ron is one burp best friends now summer slim like what the thing you know Republic Rhonda Megan Surprise Appearance Well. I WanNa thank you very much for the call. I mean they've they've got their women's matches for summer. Slam we got the Nettie Becky Lynch match and then we've got the was the other one <hes> Ember Moon challenging for the smackdown title against Bailey so here's here's here's I have heard zero nothing not a whisper of Rhonda coming back anytime soon but I would not be surprised in fact it's practically guarantee that they would want to get back for the Fox debut even just to make an appearance that one don't report because that's just a presumption on my part I mean you probably could report it because I mean anybody that they have under contract or not under contract they tried to get Jim Ross for the raw our reunion and he's under contract Awa like they want. Everybody and they're gonNA want everybody for that Fox debut so that's that's all I know about that situation. I don't think she's going to be back in wrestling matches at summer slam or anything like that but you know it's it's up to it's up to Rhonda. She wanted to go start. A family and you know I presume I presume they're going to start a family. That's that's all I can tell you about that. A couple of text MRS will go back to the phones here. Spur says everybody should drop me and watch the G. One well you can watch me and the G. One. I did this weekend. My Watch more g one tonight. This person ear says this so after putting up such horrible match on Live Television Alexa Bliss on twitter wants sympathy from fans because the live crowd reacted negatively yes she does and as a wrestler I I think it's ridiculous. I mean listen. I don't want people chanting things in my matches like this match sucks are boring or this is boring or whatever but like you know if it's boring like they paid their money. What am I supposed to do? I mean I said this on our board about that match. This is not Alexa Bliss Fault and I'm not going to blame the fans fans for channing. This boring cool. I'm going to blame is whoever thought that it was a good idea to take Carmella and Naomi and Alexa and natty and put them out there for twenty four minutes in a four-way elimination match. I guess the idea was that they were in the same city that the women's pay per view emanated from this was just what I was told Avenue and gone back to look and they figured that in this city they could do a long women's match and it would get over now. If that's what happened I mean if you've got the Kabuki warriors out out there. Let's just say that you had the Kabuki warriors and Sasha banks and failure a team if you WANNA go up there and put the Kabuki warriors against Sasha and Bailey and give him twenty four minutes in a three falls match or whatever I'm still not sure that I would put the okay on that but dude God bless Carmella okay she's. She's good for about two minutes and match Naomi's good for about four minutes in a match Alexa Bliss depending on the opponent is probably good for. I don't know four six minutes or whatever maybe you could give naoming Alexa a little bit longer than that okay but but there's no way there's absolutely no way that match should've gone more than ten to twelve minutes absolutely zero no way and the thing is one of those deals where yeah I can look at it in hindsight insight and go dude. Why were they give in twenty four minutes but it's also one of those things? Where seriously is there anybody listening to this right now where Vince McMahon would knock down your door and said I want to run something by your pal? He showed you the Ross script and on the script it said Carmella Naomi Alexa Natty four-way elimination twenty four minutes. Is there anybody listening. This unit is who would have said you know events. That's a great idea or would every single person who saw that go. You know maybe twenty four minutes is too much time. Well twenty four minutes was too much time and on top of that they had to do their goofy thing where you can't wrestle during the commercial break so everybody just had to stop for four minutes and then start again I mean is honest to God I mean I know there's some some pro W._w._e.. Fans just they will. They will hear no wrong about me but it is there anybody out there anybody fair and balanced out there listening to this who can't see that that was a bad idea and what do you expect the fans to do. I mean come on so like her reaction. On twitter. I just was baffled gleaming the fans for this blade. Whoever put that match together for twenty four minutes that's what we should blame and she can't go on twitter and blame that person who's Vince by the way so she's got to just go on there and yell the fans and she's a heel so she can get away with it but it's dumb go to the phones? You're on the air. What's up hi? This is <hes> Jack in Montana. I Read Your Book Very Nice Job. Thank you <hes> awesome <hes> so <hes> is being the observer one thing that like calm. I is like fact out boxes going like it's trying to bring everyone to promote <hes> smackdown sport. I don't really I'm I'm just baffled by that. 'cause like if you watch like the town hall like how is that a sport it's not like it's like well. Look at it this way. They're not on Fox yet and as much as I as much as I hate the decree that you cannot wrestle during commercials and the way that it just is killing the flow of the television show in some ways I do like I do like the matches are shorter but you can do shorter matches without a decree that you can wrestle during commercial breaks like if you WANNA do instead of doing six matches that all go through commercials if you would prefer on Rodney ten matches and eight of them are short and two of them go through commercials because they've got talented people in their more important matches etc like that's far superior to me than this. This gimmick had no match not even like the main event of the show with two great workers. No match can go through commercial this stupid but the point of it is they are making changes now to try to make it a more sports like product. They're not doing everything all at once but they're they're slowly making changes leading to Fox so yeah. I don't want to see the stupid townhall meeting on on the Fox show but they are they are decreeing. No wrestling drink commercials. We want to be more like a sport. They are starting to do the changes. I just don't believe like that when to get on Fox they can book it like a sport. I I think it'll just be the same show with like minor differences dude. We'll see I mean probably a bigger Shane plus. I hope not I hope not in what sport does does a a player. Oh my God in what sports is a player that the doesn't I just got a very very weird thing that happened everybody. I want to apologize for what just happened but trust me. That was really weird anyway. In what sport does a player take the field who is on the field because he is the son of the of the promoter or or whatever you would call it the the head coach coach and that's like the only reason he's there. I mean there is no sport like that but there isn't w._W._e.. I mean she's not going to be taken off T._v.. Because it's sport her it's supposed to be pushed as a sport. I don't know what they're going to do. I don't I mean they're. They're having meetings with Fox all the time. They're they're coming up with ideas so we'll see I mean in some ways. I think that that would be far superior so yeah. We'll see back in a moment was reliable <music>. What a fly somewhere looking for two flights light soar cheap tickets then call that's right call the low cost airline travel hotline now for prices Solo? We can't publish them anywhere. Low Cost Airlines has all kinds of cheap travel deals fly domestically and save up to seventy five percent. You can even fly internationally and save even more. Yes fly anywhere in the world and save a lot of money on your plane. Tickets will even save you money with cheap travel deals on hotels rental cars even complete travel packages so don't book your tickets until you call I for the absolute cheapest prices on U._S.. 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They've done these shows before where they get like forty stars there and they always always do well in the ratings and so I guess the idea is well. That's what works. Let's bring 'em all back. It'll do much better than if we only bring one of them back but yes if you go back to when they used to do the guest host deal and end the guest hosts. You know you have a different one every week. Sometimes they'd be big stars. Sometimes they wouldn't like that did help ratings when they were when they were bigger stars so yeah I mean overall to raise the numbers burs during the summer in would be much better instead of bringing everybody back for one Monday to have a different star from the past show up and do something on a weekly basis. Maybe they'll do that. I mean they're doing the raw reunion Monday and then Shawn Michaels doing commentary on Tuesday so maybe that's the idea we'll do one big show and then we'll have this person here on this raw this person here on that raw so I guess we'll we'll see what they do and finally this person you're says my wife is a casual fan heard. The women went twenty four minutes and said quote. That's way too much so there you go all right everybody. We're at a time by the way if you haven't checked it out one hundred things W._B._Z.. Fans should know when do before they die available right now. If you order it right now on your kindle you'll get it right now. So head up there to Amazon DOT COM com check it out. It's also available to be a hard copy and you can grab it at your local bookstore as well in most places here in this country so and also outside the country is well effort to check it out hundred things W._f._A._N.. Should know and do before they die. I'm Outta here today. 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I'm Nadia Ramleh gone and in the wake of sex trafficking charges against billionaire Jeffrey Epstein osteen media outlets are taking so pete now for how they described the alleged victims Eric Take it off explains dozens of news outlets have used the term underage women rather than girls despite the fact that somewhere as young as fourteen when the alleged alleged crimes were committed head of the Idaho Children's Trust Fund Roger Sherman says this does a disservice to those who were harmed and obscures the issue of child abuse in this case the language makes us take a arm's length from that concern that it's about out children and you think it's about adult women and it's not it's about children who can't give consent who are not ready to have that kind of conversation and it should never be exposed to any of the media outlets also have received criticism them for using phrases like sex with a minor Sherman says this appears to convey that consent was involved when minors can't legally give consent finally Mary Sherman tells US proctor and Gamble called on the U._S.. 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Check our web page available now at Classic Radio Dot Stream. That's classic Radio Dot Stream and enjoy. Thanks for tuning into Classic Radio Theatre on your favorite statium. We're going back sixty seven years on this Tuesday to hear Dana Andrews in. I was a communist for the F._B._i.. Hi and episode entitled Rich Man Poor Man. I was a communist for the F._B._i.. Her starring Dana Andrews an exciting tale of danger espionage. I was communist for the F._B._i.. The Romney actual records and authentic experiences of mets of etiquette come many of the incidents on this unusual story. Here is our star. Dana Andrews Asmat Cevik who are nine fantastic years live as communist for the F._B._i.. Love to a dedicated read is the business of the idle. During the nine loveless years. I spent as a communist I learned that hate is a business to a big business. I'd like to tell you how the hate business pays off in the red. You know here is Dana. Andrews Has Matt so Betty Undercover Man. This story from the confidential is marked rich man poor man communist sell meeting take place anywhere in the loft on a dark street. Perhaps or in your neighbors Rumpus Room in the rear of candy store or in Fashionable Penthouse. This meeting was held in the home of our cell leader. David Boden good news coverage delight to lose the plum has been chosen for our exulted costs fat right juicy his name the name of our plum. The irony delights me simply delights me. His name is Jewish Jordan the same and a millionaire with a social conscience publisher of that Great Liberal Weekly Open Thought Combat Boden comrades look worried well this man Jews Jordan with his bourgeois conception of liberalism. I don't trust him. Comrades Ethic Jordan is obviously a capitalist fears the inevitable revolution we've been assigned to put his millions to work for the red master plan the past few weeks. I've made it a point become friendly with Mr Jordan and quite friendly in fact he now comes to me for advice on the editorial policies of his magazine one liberal to another that sort of thing your work fast combat voting. This assignment is my responsibility. Come read sweaty successes my success within the potty failure that can be no failure good good. I lead competent trustworthy assistance. You will help me come at Bowdoin. I'm honored in many. There's read on the A._M.. Read on the see. You're losing weight man. It's understandable isn't it and unsuspecting Ali and don't think so. I just got a new assignment assistant to our cell later David Boden jobs jobs to suck jewels Jordan into new twist. I read millionaire and I'll come pick your his magazine for one thing. They'd like to print it in red ink. What about Jordan's now? He's a perfect patsy. Young naive naive worried about doing some good with the dough inherited. He thinks he's liberal. The comedy is thinking chump. They started work on Baudoin's become real POWs it with him. He's even advising Jordan how to run the magazine Ouch in the next step. Just run the magazine. When does he f._B._i.? Stephanie better wait. Maybe more than I know I'll keep in touch. You're bound to have trouble when half of you is Communist. The other half human being my communist half was supposed to consider Jews Jordan a wealthy chump a sucker to be despised and exploited the human half of me however couldn't help feeling decent honest guy and as I am better that was easy to understand is to greatest loves his wife Jane and his weekly magazine Press here music. You're beautiful music. It just playing noisy Jordan pretty resin supposed to be noisy that the whole world like my something i WanNa talk about. Oh you're in Bordman hatching another improvement for the magazine. I feel it. Thanks Ron. Boden tells me that Harry Reid near Fire George CRYPTO DOC REPCO. Oh Him yeah incompetent writer. I understand is read. He was recommended by Boden. We'll heck David can't help it if the man broke bad editorials but renew never consulted US Harry's the editor Matt. He has the right to fire a man who can't do the job. This might interest to Jill Crab. Cole has been unable to find work since he left here. No kidding is that bad he has a wife and three children gosh three kids and the reason George craft go can't find work is that he's been branded a communist by your editor Harry Rainier well is he a communist why not ask Mrs Crept Coal and the three kids look map. If there's anything I adds directly between you and your conscience us see you later met your we're superb shut the door. I heard it all on the speech followed instructions to the letter. Thanks at Bowdoin. Tell me something does come. Crab Co have a family of cost. The Jordan will never know that Willie it made me sick just thinking about it but evidently the germ that had been planted in Jewish. Jordan's conscience took effect immediately following night. David Bowdoin in Iowa invited to dinner the Jordan Home Jews was as usual genial sales lighthearted gracious charming his wife. Jane was charming too but cold cold is ice. What's the matter Janey? You don't seem to be with us. Oh I guess my mind was wandering which way Mrs Jordan to the right to the left politics again very strange strange. Yes other men talk about their families or baseball or that terrific weekend in Atlantic City or have you read any good books lately not you you and Mr Boden seemed to be impaled. On one subject politics the revolt of the masses shame and I invited them here to talk politics and sorry Gills must be the woman in me the objects us for the revolt of the masses. Here's what I had in mind gentlemen after Matt left yesterday I did a lot of thinking about <hes> <hes> what's his name the fellow who was fired Tko yes crap. I'm sure that Harry fired him on the basis of his ability alone but still if he's been branded a commie he's been unable to support his family because of it and that bothers me it really does. I'd like to do something for craft go. I can't help feeling respect crypto Mr Jordan. What do you mean well? I think David means that the many individuals in this country today or being persecuted for the views grab Coa just one thousand hello. I can't really helped thousands why why not well after all I after all what Mr John More desert anyone after all what Mr John you Mr Sporadic. Thank you look suppose a man like say crab co gets fired needs money can't get a job all because of mistaken I it is about politics now. Isn't there someplace he can go for financial help legally well. There are a few organizations none that that has been set up specifically for that purpose. There's no fun as such available to unfortunate or victims of political persecution. <hes> you know something folks. I'd like to set up that fund choose for Heaven's even say we could call it something like Oh fun for Freedom American Liberty Fund. How's that say that's great? American Liberty Fund dedicated to the preservation of security for the individual or something like that. You'd probably want to charter from the government. They're hard to get. How do you expect to get a charter considered a fellow travel? You've been hanging yourself on the Party line for years. I've told you a million times. They can consider me anything. They pleased but they can't consider me a Commie L.. There you go. I was a communist for the F._B._i.. July sixteenth in one thousand nine hundred fifty two on Classic Radio Theatre. I'm Wyatt Cox coming up in four minutes. 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Starring Dana Andrews from sixty seven years ago today Thursday July Sixteenth nineteen fifty-three in the newspapers of that Thursday. These are some of the headline dateline Seoul South Korean American forces which is launches surprised counter-offensive begins eighty thousand Chinese on the flaming Central Front Thursday and gouged out a one mile game before halted by STIP RED RESISTANCE dateline Washington Assistant Secretary State Walters Robertson gave senators of pulling bleep but strictly secret report Thursday on his little true stocks with South Korean President Sigmund re apparently at President Eisenhower personal request. There was a blackout at the Capitol on Robertson's testimony or the Senate Foreign Foreign Relations Committee the cauldron of unrest in the communist stations of Europe continued to boil violently Thursday the barest purge sweeping over the Iron Curtain like a Red Tornado left in its weight fallen officials in Russia stony the any Germany given the Russian boot Vladimir taken nozzle once Soviet deputy foreign minister until when's the member of the Georgian Central Committee Estonian Minister of Justice Yvonne Zenko and East German Justice Minister Maksim Senior Dateline Washington President Eisenhower Thursday sign the excess profits tax bill designed to raise eight hundred million dollars in the last six months of this year Dateline Long Beach California and eighteen year old Chicago. Oh Blonde matches her trump's against twenty five of the world's most beautiful women for the title of Missy Universe Thursday Myra handsome Miss Illinois Entry Into Beauty Pageant crowned Miss United States Wednesday Dateline Tulsa Oklahoma fifteen tough county prisoners showed they had a soft spot Wednesday. They volunteered to donate a pint of blood eat after an appeal from Sharon case Shabelle the four year old leukemia victim who could not get donor dateline poplar bluff Missouri. This beaver just needs of course in engineering. The young Rogin keeps trying to fill up a hole in a damn at Lake while pet though in the southeast Missouri only problem isn't a whole is the Damn Spillway Conservation AIDS Jim Featherstone rather stone called in my army engineers work. The animals plan says the eager-beaver entered the lake recently began felling trees and floating them in the spillway gate so far the Bieber's winning the fight dayline Los Angeles keep the lecture short short five minutes is enough time to give traffic ticket. According to the Los Angeles Bleeps Commission John J Irwin Commission presence said Thursday. He's asleep complaints that policemen frequently used fifteen to twenty minutes and giving tickets commissioner. Mike like Cohn says he had some complacent opposite seemed to enjoy taking unnecessary time especially drivers in hurry though some of the day's top news stories is reported in the newspapers Thursday July Sixteenth nineteen fifty-three on your radio. I was a communist for the F._B._i.. Which continues now on Classic Radio Theatre? This just unfortunate that some of my ideas coincide with the reds unfortunate is right. You certainly Mrs Jordan. You'll agree that a man of your husband's means should have no trouble securing charter. This is a mercenary world. You know money is influence. The remainder of the evening was miserable. Filed Boden and Jordan buzzed buzzed festival plans for the American Liberty on Mrs Jordan burned withering glances across the room at me. Finally after smalley tentative it was time to leave. I paused and the open doorway to button my coat Mr Sveti. I'd like to ask a favor of you. Believe it or not. I'd never interfered with my husband's worked before but you and your friend of changed all that let by husband alone. Please go away and let him alone. Are you afraid losing him to a greater cause. Mrs Jordan is our influence stronger than yours. No no it isn't. I won't let it be. I think I love him more than you love that that greater cause of that I'll be right there. David no need to make a contest of this Mrs Jordan some things are inevitable like the revolt of the masses exactly it is a difficult thing to be hated by a beautiful woman but in this case one consoling thought Eugene Jordan could hate me violently enough she might prevent her husband from becoming ensnared and the Communist web that Web by the way it was being drawn tighter and tighter about him. The Charter for the American Liberty Fund was granted before I could have my f._B._i.. Context Stop Action on it and then my red cell leader Boden introduced a new element something I had hoped to be able to avoid Loyd Saddam camera. I want you to listen to this but is it lets you wondered why mistrust that Harry Rainier. I recorded this conversation jewels Jordan's office this morning on tape. Those hidden microphones are invaluable allante standard procedure practical listen. Those two friends of yours gyms the places crawling with Ribs Relax Harry. You're getting Kiddie. Kiddie Kiddie wakeup chills checkup on your personnel L. Checkup on the content of your magazine. No matter what measures I take the stories come right out from under stylings stash. I've been expecting this from renewable. These things yourself gills if you'd spend less time without American Liberty Fund what should be about that. Have you noticed where that money is going point. Your money is being used to out comic goon boys to give a bunch of red plug up these a chance to see what you mean about Rainier common but I think he feels the need here keeps things and proper perspective perspective near as dangerous convents vetted. Please see that he's eliminated hi how anyway you see fit as long as it's quick and lasting July Sixteenth Nineteen fifty two Dana Andrews. I was a communist for the F._B._i.. The conclusion in three minutes Senate on this Tuesday edition of Classic Radio Theatre. Nothing is more important than protecting your family and property. 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July sixteenth nineteen fifty to sixty seven years ago today now back to Dana Andrews starring Asmat Synthetic in. I was a communist just for the F._B._i.. And the Second Act of our story you'll enjoy why these reports I'm sure first of all American Liberty Fund contributions from our inadvertent ally Jewish children have brought the totaled up almost two hundred percent since its inception of its expenditure seventy percent. That's gone out as direct aid direct aid mind you members of our this of course will increase as time goes up comrades vetik. Will you report on the progress made within Mr Jordan's magazine Golden. I'm happy to announce that as today sixty five percent of the personnel on open thought are actively contributing to our exalted 'cause the the editorial policy is now closer than ever to the Party line and fact some of the more reactionary American congressman of already hurled charges against the magazine and Mr Jordan question. Please Conran is defeating the purpose purpose by calling attention to our success within this magazine at Bowdoin these subtleties of the plan of Escape Ju- comrade more interested in Jordan and his minions than in his Magazi- yes but how can we get him into the party. Remind me aesthetic no important assignments for that follow my dear Comrade Gills Jordan doesn't realize it yet but everything he touches turns red is magazine is American Liberty Fund is companions employees the eyes of Bourgeois Americans. He's a traitor will become more and more evident as our pressure increases than the final dyas cast. Mr Jordan will have no place to turn for sanctuary but here the monkeys comrades and fellow workers in the Communist Party now. How do you understand thank you good and you synthetic? Have you arrange for the elimination of Harry Rainier. Yes tonight come at bowdoin tonight. This is red. It's about time that is worried. Boden liquid eight Harry Rainier. He editor of open thought he's too suspicious of US funny man. It's got to be done tonight. You've got to help me talking. I've arranged to pick up rainier at his home about ten o'clock. I'll drive out highway fourteen to about three months. It seems to me it's pretty late to be visiting. Jordan's Jews insisted on having the meeting tonight Harry. You know how he is yeah. What's the big rush? I don't know something about rid infiltration on the magazine well. Maybe the boss is raking up at last car back their spin behind her since we left the office hadn't noticed funny that car still back there swear it was following all against jitters. I Dunno maybe say isn't it taking us a long time to get to the Jordan's same as usual. What are you turning here for? They have hey wait. A minute ended. We're nowhere near the Jordan Saddam. What is what do you think your big quiet weather? Nothing's going. I don't like it. Stop the cock out of here said Still Harry. You'll get hurt hurry. Ah they were yard. You won't get what's this all about. What do you think where from the F._B._I.? F._B._I.. I don't understand you won't for Awhile Kevin Voice. She that nothing happens to I'm bigger you'll be all right in that little confused but say at least the coming knuckle gang. We'll get to him. How much human what are you going to tell you? A little red teammates lies after working with them this long. It's easy to lie especially to them Chemnitz. Do I understand you correctly. You turned Harry Rainier over to the F._B._i.. That's right Common Boden. I planted some false credentials and his desk and reported him as a communist agent a communist ancient. I Harry Comey income aesthetic you ever delicious. The irony appeals to me delighted. I'm flattered common and now now we must swing into action. We must report this news to Jordan to Jordan. Of course he'd be very broken up about it. Really it was his closest friend. You'll need to advise him more closely now so closely that we be running the magazine after all how can Jordan trust is all judgment. He's best friend turned out to be a communist agent. I hadn't expected this at all. Modin was using my plan for a new safekeeping debris about Jews Jordan's downfall. There was no time for me to undo what I'd done. Apollo one chance was left Mrs Jordan. I had to make a hate me. Her influence over her husband was strong. I knew that the best way to put this influence to work was to make a hate me violently bitterly. I don't understand it. I I just can't understand it. Harry always such a sensible guy. I've known him for years. He just can't be read agent. I WON'T BELIEVE AFFECTS Mr Jordan no matter how Brooklyn Lacy but Harry's the last guy in the world to I don't know I don't know reason Jews reason emotion is useless at a time like this. You're not being much help Mr Look. Would you mind fellows. I think I'd kind of like to be alone on for awhile. Figure this mess out. Please go juozas awfully upset but the logic is so clear so crystal clear we know now all your friend Rainier tried to turn you against yeah yeah okay okay. This explains why he disagreed with our editorial suggestions accused US planting raids on the staff when he was because rented them all right all right you please let alone. It's important that your husband realized these facts now. This is Jordan important that you both let him alone. Can't you see he's upset. Okay honey. It's okay this display of shabby sentimentality is suddenly a poor substitute for reason it may be probably it's the only one we've got now. Get Out. Both of you get out not yet. Mrs Jordan did not go husband was realized his responsibility to his employees. Employees is readers to the ideals his publications stands for ideals whose ideals his Harry's or yours hours of course all others Amir Delusions get out of here our honey honey take it easy. Let them up Ben Right all along. They can handle it better than I can handle. What magazine you can't let's face it honey? Who Am I to tell them what's right and wrong? I can't even pick my friends. At least I know David Matt Right Thinkers. Thank you Mr John. We'll go now. Chose for the love of having listened to me. You will please please. You've got to listen to me admits VIC. I can understand now why Jordan had so much affection for these presses now that there are as out in spirit and soon the rather broken spirit of Jews Jordan will be hours to hear. It'd be commended Gomert Boden thank you you won't mind if I take full responsibility disability for this project will you you deserve it interesting. How the humiliating prospects of failure seamless sinister from the pinnacle of success what's happening down there press stopping better see what's wrong names Ron Gentlemen? They're just not working anymore. Jordan the presses are out of business and so are you. What's that mean Jews as of right now the magazine known as open thought is closed finished jed finished it hidden cameras the reason for this? I have a wonderful wife synthetic. She explained a few things to me how you run a self respecting magazine right smack into the mud. Are you sacrifice my best friend how you tried to break up my home. Turn my friends against me ruined my reputation with that American Liberty Fund by the way that stopped when the presses stopped but if you do all this Jordan what will become of me didn't know you care that much boden. I've never been sure what your angle was but it doesn't make sense. Nothing made sense since you went in my life so you may go now but this means failure. The magazine is dead the American Liberty funders dead. Why was I'm concerned? Your both did get out by synthetic just to keep your ego where it belongs. My wife mentioned that she hates the ground. You Walk on so do I jus so do I it it goes on and on and on the hating the bitterness the chaos of mind and so boden is gone now he never appeared at another sale meeting the Jordan's around somewhere nursing everything they bruised ideals Harry nears free and safe but none of them can ever know the real story the full story. They'll continue to hate the ground. I walk on the ground. I Must Walk Doc <music> Dana Andrews. I was a communist for the F._B._i.. From some sixty seven years ago today July Sixteenth Nineteen fifty two and can I tell you that I think Berkeley every episode of I was a communist the F._B._i.. Available through my friend Ted over at Radio Memories Dot Com. That's Radio Memories Dot Com over at a radio memories. You can get classic Radio Theater. Programs programs delivered on cassette on C._D. or on M._p.. Three CD or I think he also will do them on M._p.. 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I'm envious. Sears reporting North Carolina is making strides to support families with young children but there's plenty not of rope for improvement especially when it comes to such basic needs as healthcare and a livable wage that's according to to policy assessments by the North Carolina Early Childhood Foundation many studies have found that children's experiences in the first three three years of life are hardwired into their brains and bodies making this time critical. Donna white works with the Smart Start Program one of its initiatives pairs new parents with educators who helped guide them through the first few months of life with a new baby. Maybe you have a brand new mom that can be the most frightening part of being pregnant right is when you actually have the baby in your hands. Now you have to go home the home visiting entail professionally trained parenting educator who visit to family and provide some coaching and connection with other services. 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Here's your host why it Cox Dick Colmer Stars is Boston Blackie this episode originally broadcast on July Sixteenth nineteen forty six the murder truck driver anything anything else our it'll be over me tonight made same here. Okay we out in the minute mark. I don't think I better ride the truck with your feeling good. <hes> you can drive the law any sure billy as you ain't kidding anybody sick traveling duck route picking up a valuable low uh-huh literally feel so good. Oh we'll let one on me probably got a date with the Coun- ago madge off tonight just is once until he offers you a sick. I know you're not thanks my I'd give it maybe yeah sick and I think how some guys would like to have that'll be in my shook tonight and what they might do they get it feels good myself and now onto Dick Calmer as Boston Blackie enemy to those who make him in enemy friend to those who have no friends. Yes yes yes yes better. Have you cry in here the not in the hall I won't you. I needed to keep that promise if you don't want to a woman tears means woman in trouble what can I do for you. I named Linda Crane. I'm sure you don't want me to do anything about that. You have a bruise there on your cheek. What's on your mind Bruce? It's on my cheap. My husband hit me more. That's not what I came to see you about. You see we had a fight. He left and I haven't seen him since since when it's been twenty four hours and seeking home I'm worried it's not like him not to come home after work. Where does he work for the Big Green Line Talking Company? He's a driver on his name. Mark Law Crane will why come to me about it. Private detective detected just someone interested in saying the little fellow at square deal deal. I think you'd better take your troubles to the police all right. I'll tell you what you go on home and relax. Your husband doesn't show up another twenty four hours. Let me know good now. Go on home to worry you and your husband just fight and maybe he's just afraid to come home but look when he does come home. Don't turn the other cheek good feeling better already about Oh. Hi Mary come on the young lady was just leaving goodbye Mrs Crane what did she won and who gave her their present on a cheek she wanted me and the president was a gift from a husband didn't love wonderful yes and she's worried about him has mm-hmm and twenty four hours your husband do besides giving his wife testimonials of his affection drives a truck for the Big Green Line filling. They mock crane. Oh let me think interesting in the paper. I don't know I bought it without looking at it well. Let's zinc the headlines today not kill black. You made them last week here yacht. Thank you yeah this. What look who took my place in the headlines Today? Oh ooh A driver for the big greenland trucking company and his name was Mark Crane. You know what that means Berry. Mrs Cranes Missing Husband turned out to be found. Call for you. Call you back Friday. I laughed at this crane worrying about a husband. So at least I can do help out of killing at least five runs. Let me speak the Friday a modern hijacking big Green Line plugging company. He's over the Big Green Line offices good <hes> run right over there and give them a hand spectroscopy police guards the Big Green Line Jessica. You won't get near the place with thanks Rowlands now you on the phone call fire and tell them to count me in because he won't be able to keep me out the yes Mr Green. It's just what it looks like a simple case of murder in the process of hi Jackie one of your trucks. Will you catch the men who killed my driver inspector sure I'd catch him. What does that window Washer? I have to make all that noise. I think he's signalling to open wash him up. Wonder it's locked take care of saying Mr Green Areas Open now the idea of one of the law that caring wash your windows and get it all. Maybe I watched my face. I like what are you <hes>. What's the use you surrender their helped me through the window with your day? I'm not used to this sort of thing right a push. I what is this anyhow. This is Boston Blackie Mr Green. Oh not always window wash quiet verde. You'll wake up your brain a poem in really liked to pull you in Gimme a hand sure thanks Faraday. Where were you Mr Green before? I politely interrupted why we would just excuse me come in a great. I'm sorry come in Joe. Come in I <hes>. I didn't know you had coming to bring this company. Maybe you want to meet Joe Joe Baxter and take a fair day of the police in Boston Black Widow Gentlemen George Foreman chief dispatcher. You have any idea who killed on Dr Journal or no. I don't expect her in fact doc. I wasn't here yesterday. See what's my day off. <hes> Mr Green hair the root reports from yesterday thank you. I'll be ron if you need me. I'll be my office in the garage good. I WanNa Talk to you later assurance now to get back to where we were before. Joel came in why Don Thing Mr Green. It's none of his business over it. Is Today the drive. His wife came to see me a couple of hours ago. She thought a husband was missing. He was missing all right. He was right out of this world but since people oh come to you to look for missing persons I've ever heard of me. Certainly that's one reason why they come to me. I've heard all I wanNA hear from you. I've got to get to work and find out who hijacked that truck. Whoever did it also killed my crane now? There is a brilliant piece of deduction. Go to the head of the class last Friday which is quite a distance from way usually sit. What makes you think the truck was hijacked because Wise Guy when we found the truck? It was empty inspector. I've been trying to tell you about that. The truck Mark Crane was driving couldn't have been hijack. It was traveling empty. What will cut up like whatever you're GONNA say don't say why didn't you tell me that trump was empty Mr Green? I've been trying to ever since you came in Inspector Faraday but you were too busy telling me about you. Verdes brain was hijacked years ago and the loot was never recovered recover you. I'm going to uncover something on this case but not while you're around. I'll see you later. It's degrading finance. Don't go away mad inspector. I'd rather go away the way I am when stay here unless you drive me crazy Dr Day view was just a short walk one of these days. I look good thing law. Get good old faraday. I'm really very fond of the green. Let's get started. What can you tell me about more crane the driver nothing blackie he was new here? I'd never even met him. Oh I see are you in the habit of letting you men take trucks out alone. Oh he wasn't alone black at least not when he started out <hes> Billie Johnson was riding with him when the truck left here for what happened to him. I don't know he hasn't been heard of since the accident disappear well when you do here from him. I WanNa have from you. I'll see you let him a screen all right. I hope you can find out something pretty soon little leery about letting trucks role again until this thing's cleaned up my friend. Mary Wesleyan your office between the two of us. We ought to dig up something. You'll have green goodbye Mary. That's got the wick. I didn't have to wait out here. As long as I thought don't be happy about it. I got out sooner than I thought I would because what I got out of Mr Greene was practically zero infected faraday got out of it must've of an even left wow what he angry when he went by me angry nope this way I came in that same tova try to find any difference Mary Lifetime. I talked doc the car right down this way good. Did you find out anything mystery. I found out what was in the hijack truck. What no nothing blackie don't because what was in the truck soldier nothing I know that's what you told me nothing now? Tell me what was in the truck nothing to spell it for you and O n no but black if there wasn't anything in the truck then why was it held up is something we've got to find out interesting question in. Isn't it interesting well. We don't know why anyone would want to rob an empty up but I'll tell you something I know I wasn't wasting my time while I was waiting for you whittling you mean quickly in the dark. ooh I'm sorry no I detected Oh. What did you find out something very interesting about that dead driver? Mr Green Secretary told me that although nobody was supposed to know it the dead driver was Mr Grease okay. That's what you say is what I had done what she said Mark Levin Mark Crane Ladder with Mr Green's nephew I also ahead Mr Green say he didn't even know that that driver. Why would he say that and medications? There's a reason for almost anything there including the motor itself clearly. This case is getting more interesting every minute thing. I talked to the secretary shooter. Mary and you can do something else to in the driver's started out on his room with a writer named Billy gents Johnson disappeared Gosh. She don't expect me to find him. Doing you know but find that all you can't about what are you going to do. Well Dead Man's. Man's wife was nice enough to drop in on me. I I don't pay the visit. I've just been washing windows so maybe she'll help me see through this case yeah. I know your husband's death must be shocked you Mrs Crane but I've gotta ask you a few questions. I've causes tech repaired first of all you went to Boston blanket today. Why I went Chrissy Boston blackout inspect? You must be mistaken. You didn't go to see bus well. I'll be I got to prescribe. Thank you look if you're black you. What are you doing here? There's the same thing of you. Only I know the ant Oh you'll oh yeah sure one of the things you are doing is checking to make sure my story about Mrs Crane coming to see me is true. That's right and you were lying like she didn't come to see what was crane having to say that and I'll tell you how she can say like this. I didn't go to see he blackie but that's not true. What do you like Mrs Crane? John Asks for Mrs Crane you don't have to I'm leaving like y'all even went me. Oh no not yet. I'm not gonNA come on. Mrs Grain doesn't want to be bothered. She doesn't like my being as you can. Call a cop you. You can tell a way to find one. Can't you know you won't remember. There's law against it. You said so yourself well. What's this all about? Why did you tell them? You didn't come up to see me today. Because I never did go to see you on our wait a minute wait a minute an hour as long as you like so far as I'm concerned Blackie. I've never even seen you before in my life. 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The deadman's writer has been missing since the murder and to add to the mystery you Linda the dead man's wife who came to black reporter husband missing later denies she's ever seen black before as we returned to our story Blackie telephones Mary Wesley trying to find out something about the missing in elementary this Blackie you got to your last good finally talk as a sweetheart named madge she the waitress at the rest of while at the roadside restaurant on highway nineteen case I know I can find that really Johnson was on that truck when it was held up. I think I'll go out to the rest of while and see sweetheart remember she hits. I know so you come with me alone. Johnson girlfriend but veteran driver caught me alone with a sweetheart. I wouldn't WanNa be alone with him. Yeah Yeah Look your your name age yeah. What did you Johnson's game yeah? How'd you know Billy Yeah? I never tell me at a pallet drives a swell car o Clock Out Dad bought it from a friend and the Damon it has barred her to eh while she comes with a car that Luke's equipment one billion pounds all right all bellies POWs. Tell jokes where we can all be good. I I gotTa Find Billy. Here's the tell me you always know where he was. He tells you that okay he's living at Harrah's cavins shack number six just on the Rodeo couple miles. He's using the name of Ralph Rogers breaks excellent. Okay well some on your leaving yes but I'll be saying you again. I didn't know billy had touches looking friend and I didn't it now. Billy had a good with such good taste so yeah. Let's go Mary. I got what I wanted talking to. What did you get information or a day neither an address and Hers Bill Johnson's where to master those cabins and talk to Mr Bill Johnson then what we'll find out two things I hope why someone would hijacking empty truck and how it was that billy wasn't killed to place we're going to is just a few miles? <hes> he checks six want me to wait out here as well as close to this done you can sit right in and still satisfying nosy as of yours. What a picture? They say this place Janssen's what a dive second thought is too small for dive. It's more like a dip no answer so maybe nobody's home the doors open so maybe right home. Did you say no body Mary. You should have said Ey. Hey Buddy. Yes definitely a dead one well. I wanted to know why billy wasn't now. I want to know why he was they. They missed a grain since that hi Jackie yesterday. I'm having a lot of getting a driver to make the night run. I can imagine so joe but we've got to get. They'll come in grain. Hello Blackie Command Command remember Joe Foreman don't you should I say I have you found out anything yet. Blackie nothing that tells me why an empty truck should be hijacks did find Billie Johnson that drivers writer but he couldn't talk why not like he he was dead in Joe. I thought shack shot to death this come in the green. I didn't know you had company. Kramer girl wants to. She doesn't know me you know this young lady black yes but only to the ignored by Thomas is Mark Krantz live and I think she's just in time to hear some interesting news to us well. It's going to make news one of these days. I have clearly husbands killing Mrs Green Clue. What is it Hugh Short Blackie positive as soon as I check on it? I think I'll be able to name the murderer. I like to look around your garage. Mr Green Mind knowing impact. I'll show you run myself good. Let's go right away. Oh Mrs Crane. Is there something I can do for you. Yes Ah I came to see about the compensation tape is my husband carried with your company's. Oh Yes yes of course a Joe. Will you take down to the ground floor and look over those papers with sure. I'll be glad to find all right Vike. We look over my plan. Where do you WANNA start in the garage to see if if any of your empty trucks loaded for murder say this is some garage Mr Green and it has to be Blackie where one of the biggest hauling companies in the city yes but one more murder on the Green Line maybe in the red afraid so any of the trucks loaded yet? No they always leave here empty. I say and the death truck was to looked here wasn't oh yes. Yes Dick Calmer starring as Boston Blackie Dick had a lot of roles in mostly stage plays but he also did a some film but his. 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Works on anything in the my pillow website my pillow dot com. Thanks for tuning into Classic Radio Theatre on your favorite station. WanNa thank our friend Handover Radio Memories Dot Com who has has this episode of Boston Blackie available. You can find it by going to radio memories dot com or contact Ted directly over Radio Memories Dot Com. He'll get you fixed up with volume six of Boston Blackie and now the conclusion of Boston Blackie July sixteenth nineteen forty six so what's this here on the wall born. Yes that's where the drivers get their pickup orders post these notices joe my form and he's the dispatcher Gotcha here except on his day off then I post the orders myself and you're the one who routed the truck for the my mom crank. Yes I was <hes> if was joe's Day off with the order I posted was reroute notice. A last minute change from the order posted the day before truck skip to stop what we're supposed to pick up place called Kassy's look my grandma. You have a chance. Why don't you tell me the truth about the dead driver? What do you mean the truth? I mean you denied even knowing but I haven't to know Asian nephew upon that out digital I wanted to keep it a secret secret high thought at the other drivers knew it. It would be bad for them around. You think you'll mend Joe your new marks wife. I'm sure he knew who mark was too. I suppose it lasts forty. Shut me. Oh dear I forgot something. Excuse me a minute. I'd have to run back upstairs to my office. Sure go ahead. I look around your garage. Loans and you get back <hes> Holy Mackerel coming Lavar like Blackie. We'll try to hit you with that truck. Mr Green Joe Foreman. Linda Crane Mary until you this though the reason that truck was hijacked yesterday was because the mirror thought it was full. It didn't make a stop. He thought it was going to make green told me he posted a reroute Oughta for the truck. That was hijacked. This is obviously what happened. The original orders would pick up a load at a place called Qazis. Let's call that a then drive to be reload the load the truck was hijacked between a a and B.. I get it the last minute orders were for the truck not to stop a yes so it went straight from the garage to be empty but the hijacker thought it was carrying the load it was supposed to pick up a WHO is the hijacker. I'll I'll tell you that when I tell it to Ferret <hes> can't I be the first two no no and I gotta get fired and tell them about finding billy Johnson's buddy come on. Let's get out of headquarters and pick him up so we can take him to the Big Green Line trucking company to pick up a killer. I have a little disappointment view Mr Green. You're about to lose another of your employees. There's been more trouble blackie no but there's been enough and put a stop to it. I think you'd been a hand you a form in here over the inspector Faraday. What are the police want with me? Nothing Much Joe just your personal appearance and the death sal heading for that little green door. That's what for the matter of mock Cranham Billie Johnson why crazy I think so to blanking Oh. You Hope I'm wrong. Side disappoint you but I know that blankie this is impossible what could Joe Oh gain by hijacking and empty truck and he'd no it was empty Nord better than anybody. Mr Green Joe. Here was the only one in this company who knew the truck was filled. It was a last minute change yesterday. That kept it from stopping it costs wasn't he is it was or Joe wasn't here yesterday. When that last minute changes made I that's right? He wasn't what about that Joe. I don't see what difference had makes makes a lot of difference to you. You made a mistake about that Joe but that isn't the only mistake humane. What do you mean Yup Pretty Stupid Joe? You try to kill me in the garage little while ago but I don't blame you for that. The really stupid thing you did was to leave your fingerprints on door of that hijack truck or maybe I didn't but I'm not taking any chance all right Joe. Don't move. I look wait. What are we gonNA I didn't I didn't mean to Kim anybody? Come on you're going out ahead Dr Lori here. Let you go with the place where he's going to let you go is the place where they're going to let you have it in Blackie where we going from madge the rest of while to could sell her about the I lost her boyfriend Kelly Johnston. Oh not exactly Mary but she gave me a tip as to where I could find him. I thought we might have a sandwich at our place and give her little tip to all right as long as it doesn't involve making a date with her jealous analysts no but last boyfriend was murdered. I don't want you to be the next next murder ex-boyfriend. You know perfectly well. What I mean <hes> Blackie? Mrs Crane denied knowing you because she was afraid she'd be involved in the murder but did that. Fuhrman say why he killed Billy Johnson to stay mole story. Mary Johnson was in on the plan. That's why he didn't ride the truck. The night of the murder he knew the form and killed crane so the form and had to kill into the foreman was caught in fact. I'd say you saw to it that he went from the Big Green Line right through the little green door in July sixteenth nineteen forty six Dick Colmer as Boston Blackie in reminder. You can get a totally uninterrupted version this program by going to Radio Memories Dot Com Ted will get your fixed up. Just tell them why it sent you buy from Classic Radio Theatre coming up next we will take you to soap opera. Land Balance of nature are changing the world one life at a time while I'm searching for the perfect balance there's hundreds of thousands of chemicals just in an apple alone and hundreds of thousands and orange and all of them if I can just remove the water without without damaging all of the other chemistry then I can pack it more dense. 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Soap Opera entitled Hilltop House this program aired from nineteen thirty seven until nineteen fifty seven and for over forty years. It kept housewives happy. This particular program was sponsored by alka-seltzer. Let's tune in to the troubles at Hilltop House from July ally Sixteenth Nineteen fifty-three alka Seltzer first aid for the relief of headaches acid indigestion and muscular aches and pains alka-seltzer rings you Hilltop House House and now hilltop house. You've got an appointment is GonNa take away from the orphanage but if you don't mind that I I can right in and thank you Julie now that my niece gladys's Addison here helping out I'd Kinda here report on their capabilities and if he got some complaints. Don't you hold back. I'd like to hear them to a well Jewish thinking so high and so long long they come up with a Nancy because you've got no Jackson's to Michelle and that's fine 'cause I don't want you were in about the orphanage. You got plenty on your mind marriage only week off and say I heard read just got back back from little crappy. <hes> go up on business in a way yeah. He's <hes> you know that Pearson property over a maple street where everybody was saying he was a fooled by it and I'm Tanya is off for sure he'd he made a mistake that time what have you heard as soda pop factories opening up in Glendale and going to build on that land and read the boy who sold him ability goods to set up here instead of Madison City. Oh I did you just this is my advice so young to some people call lucky but icee gotta have something to go with the luck and reads got it. Oh He is <hes>. I think he's pretty nice very bridge now about my niece well. I think it's too soon to give any real criticism she she feels nervous about taking over but that's to be expected because I'm still here in new Taylor and you don't want to say it straight to her. Why I'd be glad to take the criticism and pass it along reminded Yuli? We all understand. She's trying to take over your job is best. She can and don't forget. We're considering that said temporary substitute. Somebody more qualified comes along providing gladys. Don't turn out right now. I'm saying she will the big test will come when she has to deal with problem. Since she's had the experience of raising a child that will be how about a good time boy well it problems have often are a little different sometimes. Oh no two different and my niece ain't won the Passover problem and and you know she ain't too proud to come for open. It's overhead. If you're away then she'll go straight to grace dominant now. Grad is his lot smarter and she looks and sounds and I believe you can leave hilltop in her hands in full confidence Julie well to be quite frank. I feel more reassured if your needs it had some experience in child guidance in addition to being mother all world now Julia can't have everything you know you're up on the book learning in an and she's had the experience of being mother's womb. We're way sort of balance each other but <hes> you remember my words Julie. My niece will turn out to be a big surprised folks Yo take hold all. She needs the time. Did Oh excuse me Gerrad again. Hello Hello Nina dinner potting. We'll right now. I'm going to reads. He's expecting some people at four to stop here. I I don't like what happened. Glendale mad at meeting didn't get invited to dinner party for you all right. I'll come by minute. I'll see you soon judy. <hes> let me keep you got things to do. I know Brian. Don't never have enough time so you go wrong about your working business and I'll finish up visit with NEC. She's out in the garden swing. Will you remind you that I've promised the children a picnic separate on if she wants to get things ready for it. I appreciate vigorous. Hey that's a nice little cheese. Yeah sure our reminder Junie so you go ahead. Don't you worry about things every shelf nice time and you give my greetings to read Ah Picnic Shepherd hotdogs and toasted binds and pickles. Maybe corn <music>. I'm coming down gladys cool off here. That's one of the Nice things here you can always find some cool shady faulk move over graciousness it with you. I think there goes Miss Julie over to visit with cousin Nina and that's Dr Jeff Brownies when I know he's Dr That's right and after that June is going to fiancee's he's house some folks that dropping in Julie's Marian and important man Yechury say about me. You're behaving all right because you didn't find fault. She's please so far and I'm confident orphanage. Boy's GonNa feel the same. We're trying my best to please but something you said. Mrs Dolan makes me feel bad. Oh man you spoke like I'm only temporary replacement and I wanted to feel. I was the real head matron glamorous. Tell Mrs Jovan and Julie don't have to be what you and me know. What does that mean where now you gotta understand <hes> diplomatic relations when you're dealing with matters of public affairs and I'm saying is when you got a goal in mind I mean when I got that goal in mind and I won things to work out? I just don't take folks into my confidence too much. I give it to him little by little so I don't run in any ex- job. Position is e think so things are Mr Doberman. Julia be a lot more critical if he could do a here permanent by figuring it's only temporary that liftings go by easy easy like just the smartest man the ever was for knowing how to do things rise which you'll make a mistake big listening to me but I want you to know that there are things around hilltop by don't like one little bit. I'm going to change more. You're cutting me wait till Julie's to be married the Frank I've got them all thinking that I wanna keep everything just like it is and I'm not worried the least little bit now about managing you won't be sorry got me in here aw but Julia don't understand Dr Oliver Dr Pringle and Dr Samson are all on the staff of the private hospital but I can't manage that large dinner party well then then make it a buffet dinner. Parties are so much more elegant. I'm tired of buffets. Everybody's been giving them. Aren't you tired of well. If you're high is set on the Dinner Party and I'm right back where I started. Why did Jeff have to go and invite the Oliver's? She started this mess because I wasn't going to ask anybody from the hospital staff now. I have to ask them all. ooh My husband can be so doggone frustrating mad at him today for everything. I think you'll get over it. <hes> Nina has he got the specialist report on read. Do you think he'd tell me anything I told him we're both so anxious to hear and went with the report calm. I'm and do you know what he answered. What when it gets here and what's more he's implying it's his business and I can keep minos out? We can be so maddening. You know I'll bet that report will come in and he'll tell read and we won't know a thing about it well. That'll be all right with me if it's a good report. Let's not think about it anymore. Read got some new medicine that stops his dizzy spells in a minute feels very good about that but I know you're worried you act if everything's okay but I can tell yeah well. Honestly I'm trying not to worry read seem so well. I don't want that report to be hanging over us like a clown now. What other problems are there in this dinner party? That have got to be settled right now. W- it'll have to be a buffet dinner applied out the window anyway tomorrow's the family dinner and that's just the Forum for Dr Browning. Oh excuse me Juliet the Postman Hobby right back the special delivery letter from Dr Bernez. I must be about read all G. Won't Julie Glad I oh no no. Maybe I hadn't better Taylor. I don't know which inside I'll be right Julie in in just a moment will return to our story of hilltop house now. Let's return to our story for a moment as Julie left Nina's his house to go along to reads. Her cousin ran back and looked at that important letter. I wish I could open it. I wonder if I dare be sure to tune in tomorrow. To another exciting episode of Hilltop House written by Addy Richton and Lynn Stone Julius played by Jan Minor and Janice Gilbert. Take a look into the daytime soap opera field from July sixteenth ain't the nineteen fifty-three Hilltop House on Classic Radio Theatre and if you enjoy hearing some soap opera stuff you can find soap opera dramas mysteries comedies all sorts of great stuff over Radio Memories Dot Com. 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The trump administration wants a federal appeals court to uphold the ruling that says the Obama Administration Ministration signature healthcare law is unconstitutional. If the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals agrees the cases likely to go to the Supreme Court a new report from the Pennsylvania Budget in Policy Center says repealing obamacare would have a devastating stating impact on health health care costs and jobs in the keystone state according to the center director Mark Steer repealing the A._C._A.. Would raise the number of people in the state with no health insurance back to where it was ten years ago full repeal the A._C._A.. Would leave by one point five million people without insurance fourteen point four percent of the state's population. That's an increase of eight hundred fifty thousand people opponents of the law say that eliminating the penalties for not having health insurance made the the mandate that everyone must buy health insurance unconstitutional. I'm envious. 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Here's your host why it Cox an hour of crime and in our Bob Bailey start off with an episode of Let let George Duet this originally broadcast to the west coast of the United States July Sixteenth Nineteen fifty one the episode entitled whatever became a Terry Cable Arsenal notice dangerous my doc trade if the jobs tougher you to handle. You've got a job for me. George Valentine right full details. They see it's time for another. Let George do it adventure now. This story has to do with a worry wart by the name of Shorty McGowan who runs a pub over on the east side short. He's the type of Fella who if he hasn't got a problem he goes out and finds one right now. He's just returned turned from most successful hunting trip by as he got up butte. J. must've Valentine what's become Terry cable tears. Here's Jay Cable Salinas Man Ever Blue Foam across the woodwork and my place how I suppose you could say it's none of my business why good customer and friend like Betcha just up and disappear but then again what kind of human being would that make you suppose. He's in trouble apple suppose he needs help. When was the Valentine I found something yesterday and Hawk shop that scares the daylights Outta me all terry cables in trouble alright believe you me soak it down here? When you give me a hand everybody knows wishaw McGowan's places here on these commercial and joining McGowan? That's me the guy with a columnist Ham and watch just a what Terry's watch here it is. That's what you found in the hawk. Show you know those ones with the railroad station. I was kind of back mayvale yesterday to couple of days rest and walk the longest straight that this thing a window just up and hit me in the eye Terry's watch. I said that's Terry's Jared J. Cable First Place Hundred Yard Dash Tristate Conference nineteen twenty seven sure yeah that's how I knew. He likes to show it off someone in high school you know him since high school no no just the last year so but e coming all the time no one I mean he had a philosophical during my guy I tell you he's a swayed as okay but just of curiosity. How'd you get the watch out of the Hawk shop without a ticket hadn't been claimed that's what I mean? I just bought it so it must have been hawked at least thirty or is it sixty days ago. Wait a minute why just finding his watching a hawk shop me that he's endanger danger in the first place young lady. He wasn't Hawk that watch. He wasn't the type in the second place. He's not the tight just walk out here six months ago and never come back saying goodbye you know what I mean and a third place fourth whichever is Terry cable was expecting a check a big check fifty thousand he said okay so what check from where I should I know rich uncles Dudley. Maybe Uncle Sam search me. A man wouldn't disappear without waiting to get the only if you got it then why Hawk the watch yeah yeah. I see what you mean. Maybe see why you're so interested in finding to on not me not no. I'm more one of them ultras. You understand yeah to May just a fellow human being. I'm not interested in his money then I wasn't as gun his guy gets better all the time. He had a gun all right. Yeah I saw it once. He dropped out of his pocket. Don't ask me why fellas got a gun you. You don't ask questions. That's what I always figure inconsiderate short. He told me some more about this cable where he lived as family it might be some but it might not Jonah Stan. I tried to ask them questions like that once in a while but he just laugh and go on talking talking about the baseball games or religious aspects of that type. I don't even know where he lived. Who is other friends? were all I know is for a while. He had a job over it. Fat Williams Warehouse Loan Checker that William and also okay. I know this is the kind of neighborhood when things happen you don't get me. I'm staying out of it. Only what's become of them. It's driving me nuts. What speak Terry cable the cable? Never heard of they call you fat Williams. Don't they call me a lot of things so what uh new warehouse business Sunday night lost five but we were told told you who sent you hit a bother me when I'm trying to take a day off Gamogano mind who sent us. I'm just looking for Terry cable. That's all he worked. Here's a load checker was solve a couple of hundred other bums. I wonder they're on C._N._N.. Streets for three blocks. Do you all warehouse. All mine got a GIG. A nails off store sure sure got a hot car. You'll store that much. Oh I've heard your name before that's all just take it easy. They thought you wanted to help. Not a button through your colorful skipping. I said place burned down here about a year ago. Didn't it didn't realize you're still around. That's all you mean you WanNa be to know you. Were real have to character so any information I got. I better give you these eager beavers. I can plus the year employees to find out about cable but it'd be so much easier to get information by just saying please see parents J. Cable. The home address worked here three months fifty dollars a week left here fired for spending too much time in the gambling joints like blue sprinkles place and that's all that's all you gotta say over the love of Dog Forty S. What do you think I am sunny a danger nursery? What do I care what happened to some jerk? Never even what's that his watch. Why did you say so in the first place? WanNa find this guy in Delhi. What time it is uh get Outta here? What are you I gotta go sprinkle lose Frankel where I thought is gambling joint ones but yeah so new construction anyway George how the man who are in fifty two dollars a week be able to afford such gambling? I Dunno I July is Teri. Cable doesn't sound like a very straight carry too so far. Does he know carried. A gun expected. Some big money fired from one job that we know of you know. I'm not even sure why we're looking for behind aboard. France Angel it just as curious as I am why short he thinks it's important to find this really going to be nice. Isn't it goodland you work on it. No no just watching watch every day eh one hundred fifteen hours in that building Mr and all mine every one of the mind insured I congratulate you must know this neighborhood do been located in fifteen years B._B.. Manx as my name occasion looking for a place to get situated good transportation reputation here you know central heating each of our no. I'm just looking for a joint joint well. A loose sprinkle had a gambling place around. I'm sure he's got a nucleus cross town real fans and they used to be here all right but moved out after the five. What's the address Angela what fire well the same one burned the old manx building down my place? It was in the newspapers go. You're giving me an idea that you ever happened to Noah man by the name of Tarrant J. Cable cable wait a minute the call told him Jerry and that's the one he was a form an ink boss the cleanup gang after my mind. You don't know what's become. Do you know search me. You're looking for no not anymore. I think I know all I need to know about him. Come come on Angeles play a fast hunch. Don't you get it. Sherry cable wasn't a crooked all just the opposite it is Mr Valentine. Tense cable has been with us for years our insurance underwriters Georgia Ryan every place I looked to run into a fire any guy who once in a while carried a gun and who still gratuitously could wrangled wrangle jobs in places that have burn money to spend an third place. Do either have an angle or an expense account Mr Ever. What is Teri fire investigating yeah? Yes that's right so that answers your question how it solves the riddle yes Mr but what did he find. We can't help being curious. That Williams warehouse had a lot of valuable. I stored in it when it burned linked to the fire. We look them up in the newspapers this B._B.. Max collected quite a bit on his far too and loose sprinkle knowing that kind of guy he's supposedly investigated the fires. Naturally that was terry was job but now if you'll excuse me Mr L. anything wrong that he was just pulled off the case and that's why disappeared from that part of town yes yes. That's the idea so there's really no mystery. Now is the you can go home and forget about it. Wait a minute hold on is why don't you tell us the rest of it whereas Terry Gable now what's become. Are you asking for a client for yourself. Or what difference would that make Mr Valentine. It wouldn't make any difference one way or another you see Terry doesn't work for US anymore. I really haven't the slightest idea where you can find him. <hes> giving. You won't tell me you don't want me to look I mean those cases are closed. Besides cable doesn't have anything to do with investigations agents anymore so what businesses interviewing disappeared so quickly we thought well. I don't know what became of him left town. I think now really Miss Valentine show lying friend but okay if that's the way you want but I'll be back. You don't want me nosing around because you know it's become a terry cable. Maybe you're close case will be reopened as soon as I find out why my client was so anxious to reopen it George I still don't understand. Don't you see why the insurance companies that want to protect their own good name Terry cable. It's all they're kind of a guy cable was what he did and why disappeared. Hey shorty no customers a short charge. I guess the explanation of Terry Cable have to wait a while. The Guy who hired a seems to be dead shorty. Someone must have gotten tired of hearing him spot that same question and shoved a Barak down his throat. Well love maybe it wasn't quite like that but we'll find out all the gruesome details and just a minute actually in three minutes we'll check back in with Bob Bailey but George Duet July sixteenth nineteen fifty one on Classic Radio Theatre if you were over the the age of fifty and considering buying an annuity in the next sixty days I have some important news for you. Don't buy it annuity until you understand the pros and cons of annuities of free book to help you maximize your retirement. Income from television host and three-time author. Josh Mellberg has been released waste. 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Lieutenant Johnson said that when any witnesses to our friend showed his death just a few minutes before we got here and that's what the ducks says somebody stepped into the street and shot him and that's it why friendly little man he's been mixed up in a few things to pretty theft hold of once but what's important never arson angel where where we got the insurance underwriters that you're I thought I would be just assume the police shor-short protect your offices reputation. I understand Mr. I'm rather new here. I'm only pinch hitting for the regular man who runs his office Roxy Terry Cable Work for this office. He was abundant trusted employee. He was in charge of investigating vesting. All those fun yeah worked hard. I guess got jobs at the guys buildings at Bernie's not he had to do that way. There wasn't any superficial evidence of fire setting the companies had to pay off but we thought in time something about them anyway yes. He was convinced there was something phony about the fires. Each case resulted an actual prophet as far as the owners were concerned okay. Let's say the cards on the table showing Mr Evert Terry cable found some new evidence and then disappeared with it right yes he was bought off. I'm afraid so there was plenty of proof that he left town all right and to show that he had destroyed his own investigation records some of the best men in the country of work down with finding on free will there wasn't any force right Miss Brooks here. This is the only concrete thing we turned up B._B.. Manx the day before cable disappeared this man Manx drew twelve thousand five hundred dollars out of the bank in cash nothing we can do about it because we can't prove how he spent it but neither can. He has to pay off Terry cable but now that there's been a murder. Maybe maybe you can legally for misdemeanor before you came back just now Mr mink seems to disappeared too yeah sure he looked like the type play it safe. You might try looking skip it. I've got a different way to figure out what happened a long time ago and maybe why short he was murdered today. Yeah I WANNA throw a few dice at a gambler named Luis sprinkle and what is this proposition Mr Valentine very simple sprinkle. I want some money that make you a man from ause. Who doesn't I come from close to home from Terry Cable? That's I think you've done business with Terry in the past remember but I don't think the nature of the business would concede. It was gambling of course if you say so maybe it was gambling on your part to think Terry wouldn't WanNa do some more business merely because I don't choose to make definite statement doesn't mean that you can all right all right here. Goes I come from Terry Right now. Terry sent me. He wants wants a more money. I don't think I heard you correctly must valentine now. If you're excuse me I'm a very because you might not believe me. He gave me his watch to show you here. Take a look. How much does Terry One oh ten thousand dollars at keeping quiet? I think that's ridiculous. He said he he's still has testimony regarding a few fires just in case you tried to rub any sticks together. I'd have to see this man myself or through my own representative you mind no but you are willing. I couldn't discuss it with you at all. I'm sorry what's present Theo travel bill show it to Terry understand my good faith so ally cautious but faithful so long sprinkle George. What did you find money in a hurry angel? The Hawk shops of the next step down by the railroad station. Remember Brooks what I may have fought as the answer to this case so you were going to find the answer yet even find the Hawk shop looks like shorting McGowan wasn't telling the truth even on that one was he is not a single punch-up where they remember every having that much of Terry from here on the answers one-two-three what could have happened angel so I'm going to try trip to Maryville. It's not far and that wasn't a lie showed. He just lead that one slid place he'd Ben for a couple of days remember. Do you know what I'm going to look for Maryville Terry Cable Himself Yeah Right here where she asked me to meet. You thought you might be on the trains a couple of hours faster. Only maybe figuring this kind of a case speed isn't important. They wouldn't see that of course we do things a little differently out here. Okay thanks the description. Oh yes you guys alright. Miss Brooks wounded up synthesized fingerprints and all that fancy sorta stuff but she we really haven't gotten around here case yet <hes> yeah well as soon as you little understaffed here and we've been pretty busy with something. You'll figure this terry cable may be living around here. It's not such a long shot. A man named Shorty McGowan apparently came up here and then return with Terry's watch of course it doesn't mean Terry would still be using the same name decision. I understand all that quite sure I do let me tell you some problems. It'll take your mind of it is he. County graveyard out here doesn't have a care. We'll look I'm only interested in and a couple of days ago boy. There's been some Degan little shouldn't have been don't mind if we go out and take a look. That's why I couldn't get right on your case you see the county inspector claims there's one too many buddies out there since what she see what you might be interested in nothing recent in fact it's since maybe six months ago but to tame cable disappeared no. I don't mind say to Glee <music> got over there working on it. No see what happened was somebody notice. The Earth had been turned up since the last three only when we take a look it wasn't a new buddy thrown in it was ignored when and been put three months. How do you know it was originally put their about the same time cable disappeared the easiest team to do it? Isn't it not that bad way to get rid of a buddy it just add him in when the gravest fresh I mean the time to do it was executive six all right all right only. Let's get rid of that guy with a shovel quick late. It's getting dark. I want to get back to so I'll listen to me till I fifteenth nineteen fifty one. Let George to it the conclusion any yours truly johnny. 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Works on anything in the mypillow website mypillow dot com thanks for tuning into Classic Radio Theatre on your favorite station now the conclusion of Lent George to July Sixteenth Nineteen fifty one the extra body. If it's Terry cable was putting their months ago right and what happened to us three days ago with just at the ground got disturbed. That's that's right like disturbed by somebody looking for watch look I got a complete fail on caper no the thing for us to do if we went to identify him once and for all this ticket you get that work when he was out of here. Don't look I told you the trains a lot faster than a car so it's getting dark doc. It's all the buddy thing for us to do miss suburb because maybe I got here. I okay so here all be digging straightness. Just supposed to be watching you know I watched to dig unseen which is by shake it on sake the grave digger. He worked judicial process Scarlett. I remember just shooting at a movie yeah. No headlights sure make a pretty talk to show lousy jokes Lord. We'll be somebody's getting out. Okay stay out of sight wish we look back to. It's only been watching me all the way you watch shorting. Don't worry I'm alone on. I saw the party though it's Terry cable all right. Do you need place to get rid of six months ago. So Nietzsche didn't even have to bother to take his watch what short he did a finally figured it out. Didn't they came up here. Fonterra's voluntary's body in the watch and hide made a put a little fear into you so he could shake you down the way you shook him on the be careful coming through that fat cash or I'll be careful. You don't want another body out here to explain because that's what happened. Isn't it missed a you guys had fraudulent fires and then bought the investigator off twelve thousand five hundred each only cable was expecting fifty thousands. I remember so that'd probably mean four of you instead of three wouldn't it fight Williams B._B.. Manx loose Franklin who cool shoddy McGowan himself was the fourth he have a fire to shoveling get into the car. I'll wait a minute. I know who you are all right only sure show. How's your goals? I guess I left your office. You knew who sent me and you're headed right over to kill shorty to shut him up before he could go any further. You've gone far enough to fat Williams big shot but a big secret right something that loose sprinkle for instance didn't seem to know the Terry cable was really dead that you kill him. You're us want to do well. It's fairly simple. You didn't pay Terry off. You just killed him. In six months time short he finally caught onto. It shortly was smart. He's stoves from I did he tell you that verse. Oh yeah sure your warehouse so that's what tied him in <hes> a worked with us he was the fourth one look we're at got him busted. Don't try to tie the others with you like that. MANX and sprinkle may have been worried about their fires but they paid off and cash. I suppose short he paid off to only Terry was expecting a check won Shik. He was smart. He'd want it that way. So one of you must have collected the payoff dill from the other one like you on instead of a payoff kept the no yourself and kill the investigate and that's all it happened. That's all that short. He found out got up and getting a car but Amara Sunny. Nobody'll ideal even know we've been here. That's pretty fancy for wasn't sure you'll get a metal. You missed a mile but thanks for spoiling his name. I hit him with a shovel understand. Angel Apparently Terry cable wasn't even crooked six months ago fat Williams just persuaded the others that gave a was then he pocketed their dough and kill cable the insurance people and his family and everybody'll be off glad that security is name George. I still don't understand how you knew. It had to be fat Williams. You remember enjoy joy. He's the only one I show that watched you before short. He's death so he's the only one who could have known the cables body. I've actually been found in other words that short he's nosing around had finally made it necessary for him to be wonderful. I mean it you powers of observation in your logic. You know George while you were up Maryvale. I did some shopping. I found a real bargain on kitchenware so being a girl who plans ahead. I bought them for your one room apartment. What's Heaven's name for well like I said planning ahead? You'll find out you just heard what became of Terry cable another lead charge do it adventure. Robert Bailey was started. George Valentine with Virginia Greg is Brooks David Victor Jackson Gillis wrote. The story on the music was by anti-gun steadier now this is yours truly inviting you to another visit with Valentine when you will again here what happens when you let George do it. 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Three men we know of have been killed over the last fifty years this stone I like to see where is it johnny. Hey wait a minute in Capetown South Africa. I'll be right over you. In every weekday night. Bailey in the transcribed adventures of the man with the action packed expense-account America's fabulous freelance insurance investigator truly johnny dollar expense accounts of advice special investigator Johnny Dollar Do Try Eastern Indemnity Associates Home Office following an accounting of expenses incurred during my investigation of the Star of Capetown matter expense account item one dollar fifty cab fare from my apartment of the author tries torn- Indemnity Associates Joe mcnabb was waiting for Saddam Johnny. Thanks so what about the star Capetown sounds interesting. You're interested. We're worried ever here of Andrew Liaoning Forbes the third ores for seems to me. I've seen as picture in the papers a couple of times in the national playboy type. That's the one he owns. The start of Capetown now inherited the stone after the recent death of his ass johnny like I told you we've got that Diamond Eh one hundred fifty thousand bucks but Forbes treats it like it was a ten cents store hunk of costume jewelry. What do you mean he carts it? From place to place wherever he goes Peres roam the Riviera you name it has been there and so as a star of Capetown. Oh you mean keeps in hotels save stuff like that but that isn't good enough. We want him to put it in permanent custody somewhere see your point but he wants to listen to reason and right now. It's a particularly bad period for us. How come for seems to be one of his party giving moods? He has um every once in a while about three weeks at a time a big party every night wherever he happens to be then equals down for month to probably arresting but how how come he's in Cape Town now who knows who knows why he goes anywhere he does brothers sounds like a real character yeah but what we want you to do is to talk him out of being a character long enough to put that diamond in a safe place and to keep an eye on it until he does. We got a plane reservation for you tonight at midnight tonight. I just a minute luck. If it's the money a worried about don't be this means a lot to us. We're willing to pay accordingly Joe. You may not believe this but I wasn't thinking about the money then what those three men who got killed over that diamond you told me about them over the fall that let the diamonds fifty years old. Those three killings were at twenty thirty years ago. Just the same three is always a crowd God and I would like to see it increased by one expense account Adam to three sixty cab fare to my apartment of pack and then to the airport where Joe mcnabb met me and told me three tired jokes in two minutes in a very subtle attempt to keep my mind off the three three dead men as each M._p.. Stevie to the plane item three plane fare that Capetown South Africa the plane came over Cape Town in the early afternoon after one side toward the famous devils peak and down below the bay glittered like yeah. It looked like everything was trying to remind me of that dime as if I could forget a stone worthy of one hundred fifty thousand and the lives of three people I don't five Camp Verte the residents of Andrew Liaoning fogs third he'd rented a mansion on the side of a hill. I was I should onto a terrace overlooking the city in the Bay forces waiting for me drinking and he was a thin faced elegance tired looking character whose deep tan didn't hide the lines on his face. It could have been anywhere from thirty five to fifty drink dollar well a little early in the afternoon. Is it might off okay. It's it's <hes> quite a place you have you here. It's adequate amused must be fifteen sixteen runs at least adequate seems Kinda like an understatement quite positively look dollar. It was very thoughtful the insurance company to send you all the way down here but also it was well wouldn't unnecessary the word it depends. What do you mean? The company. I represent is pretty jittery over that diamond of yours the star of Cape Town <hes>. Would you like it or yes but I think we ought to hear it is carrying around in your pocket. Why not have nosema buckets? Look for no no no. I'm I'm really not as bad as that. I it was expecting you to play a little joke on Mr Forbes. That kind of humor shortens my life well. I suppose it was a bit girl. Well there it is what do you think of it. McNab said it was the size if a jumble more like a golf ball to me quite vulgar. Isn't it cutting John they didn't that must be a thousand fests. Yeah all of them glittering all of them Colo them surface uh-huh rather like life. Don't you think look Mr Fox. If you don't mind let's skip the philosophy for a minute and talk about the diamond of course you're still concerned about his safety. Perhaps this will reassure you. Come with me sure in wall. Save my bedroom. So you see I do take precautions in. Let's say you just bought a house bad news. Is your one step closer to becoming your parents. You'll proudly mow the lawn and give anybody noticed you mow the lawn. Tell people to stay off the lawn. Compare it to your neighbors lawn and complain.