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U.S. To Warn Businesses Over Rising Risks in Hong Kong
"The risk of doing business with Hong Kong because of China's clampdown. White House correspondent Greg Clarkston. President Biden is expressing concern about China's increasingly firm grip on Hong Kong's political and economic freedoms. The situation in Hong Kong has deteriorated and the Chinese government is not keeping his commitment. Hong Kong no longer enjoys the kind of autonomy that Beijing promised when it assumed control in 1997, Greg Clarkston, Washington, also at
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"That don't affect the turtles. i mean. Help us so you're you're nice to fps today. But that day you you were you're close to being is limited as you can get you. Were not happy with the presentation and it. You felt like they're leaving you hanging and somebody's gonna get hurt on that road. It's bad it's really dr especially with construction. It's so bad right now. In florida power and light team to us can happy to have him there but there was so generic and they didn't have any solutions forest and but they're they did provide some options that hopefully we'll be able to utilize with their. I never folks are concerned about the lighting console but you really do need some over the science back lighting background. Fortunately the council day analysis lighting expert. And then we also have an electrical engineer with bill beach. So we've got some science on on the council which are really be helpful. And so hopefully i. It just doesn't seem like we're that far from the solution. We ought to be able to move quickly. I hope we can. Is there anything else you want to cover before anything more on the water by the way. I want to make sure we give a shout out to jenny. dexter dexter. she's been very helpful. And getting the information out. And i'm sure that the links in addition to them being in the print which as we've had discussion they're hard to kind of just click on when people are so used to having things instant they'll be probably on the website and they'll be pushing them out on the facebook page so that you know if you don't you know if you don't want to type them in on your on your computer you'll be able to go to the social media pages or towns clunky website and find out where where you can get the links and actually follow through with the with the letters that you wanted to get out i i. I've made some as very helpful behind the scenes. Helping me with social media ideas and johnny's been great and so i think between all these ideas and smarter people than i am on this. I'm old school. I'm a newspaper guy. Direct bill guy but social media piece is a big part on it but having some of these groups like john's group and captains for clean water having them helped push it out as well. I think we're going to really have a neat opportunity. The impact things for in a positive way. Anything we can do to help you know we're always here for you. We agree to come on. Yeah thanks for. Thanks for an additional exposure to this idea. Anything you need. Just let us know. Bless your heart. Thank you jim. Aderholt holt. everybody town council member and they're gonna go out and enjoy the beach today. Thank you for buying a mug and supporting the community foundation and a and we'll make sure that we get all that information out so people know jim aderholt town council member dear. You're just sitting there. You're puzzled and the whole thing and the escape route from the show is awkward. We need to figure out like so people feel like you know what is the exit strategy. The show here so that. I want a real quick talk before we talk about the community foundation. And how you're how. You're helping each pottery because you were there and atlanta and those guys have like i don't five thousand or ten thousand or seven hundred million pots that they have. They're all over the place. You drive by beach pottery. And that's san carlos boulevard. Seventy nine eighty. You see it on the right hand side some of you if you came to the beach late or coming to say you're gonna get stuck in traffic so you might as well just stop there right and check out all. They have because they have more than pots they have. You know carved stuff that way to have in your back or or chairs..
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"Personal view official. Why what want clean water in this area in particularly and florida's important to you and then Encourage them to do something. So could you please co-sponsor some legislation that furthers everglades restoration or clean water in florida. And if you really want to make an impact ask that member of congress or the united states senator to say hey. Please write the chair of the house appropriations committee and the ranking member. And in this case now with after the election it's the democrat shared republican ranking member. Ask that member of congress to write that share and say hey. We are supportive of this member of congress. Michael stitch mike. Constituency is supportive of clean water. Please advanced everglades restoration efforts at the appropriations process and then saint do the same thing to your to united states senators. So you can. You can either type out the letter. Enhance sign it. Make sure your return address on the envelope. Slapped that first class stamp on the envelope because right now what politicians see. There's so many call. An astroturf lobbyists actually disapp- in my previous life as well and you get these computer generated form letters. You get get full postcards. People are calling on the phones. I tell you those are has some impact. But it's marginal because everybody knows that sort of corporate lobbying actual indigenous motivated personal letters from your constituents these members of congress. I used to why saw it firsthand. They see these letters. It has an impact the staff season they inform members before votes the inform them on what legislation to cosponsor legislation to push and right now in this off year cycle when there is no election. There's a lot of competition for dollars at both. The state level and at the federal level now at the federal level governor sanchez comes in two thousand and nineteen gets full funding for everglades restoration act which is federal. It's a federal matching program with steve. Two hundred million dollars again president trump to his credit and the congress fully funded the everglades restoration nick. The second time in his twenty year history. It's ever been fully funded last year again because of the election and because of the relationship with trump we got two hundred and fifty million of federal dollars again. Fully-funded everglades restoration at that level. And with this new administration again this is completely nonpartisan. Issue expect the new administration to be supportive but they need to hear from folks then the new governing powers the democrats in the house and the senate they need to hear from the voters that this is still important is particularly important in this election year..
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"Nice. They're very nice. And for the record. I want to let you know that both your mom and your dad are going back and forth on the facebook chatting about. That's the best part of the show just like parents. You see you see stuff thrown off because they had to go to the bathroom and then you're talking to somebody so right. I don't think it was as smooth. But i appreciate dissipating and ladies and gentlemen with a bunch of artificial appro applause from artificial audience. Jim matter holt is with us town council member. Jim aderholt and he looks like he's got graphs and charts. I can't wait to see all that will jim. How are you good morning. Nice to be with you this morning. Thank you so much for coming on once again. We appreciate your great great to us. Gracious to come on the show and it's it's always a much nicer when you bring your lovely wife like you have. She's got her be stuck radio canada. Who mug admiring greatly. Yes very nice. So how are things going on the council. Now it's been a year now. It's been a year march Was the election and one of the things you guys were kinda have on a couple of times during the campaign process and one of the things we talked about was clean water new rightfully of joke about every candidate being for clean water and pitching at the time was an idea to try to get are snowbirds involved in the advocacy program for clean water and we finally got an initiative by colleagues on the council. Been very supportive. Towns been supportive. We've got something. We're going to launch in the next couple of weeks that i want to talk about this morning and you guys have been kind of do some articles about it on your website as well which have been great and I wanted to give a little background. What we're going on our approach. If i could sure i think it's such a unique idea. It's something different rather than you know all the good things that we hear like don't do this or do that. But this is really a unique opportunity for people to get involved just in a nutshell. Now you have to tell me how to hold this. maybe you holding. It'd be better if you hold it. But this is this is kind of the pitch. This is going to be a mail piece that we're gonna do two of these to all the household on fort myers beach and the mantra is. The town of fort.
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"But but a town and our i mean it's weakened i get it waiting on that but it season. They used to the top of the list. All your guests around promised. They promised that The town was was immediately on and came the next morning while they were super helpful Even with the permits and stuff they. They told us that we will will be top of the list To get that done as an emergency at another special terms for that but They were super helpful chamber of commerce commerce. Jackie super helpful. Really big. thanks to her. She tried to help us relocate all the guests and and obviously big thanks to the fire department. That was there so quick. I mean yeah. When i arrived it was it was scary but then i'm building probably like nobody else and i was like it's probably nothing too. Big yeah i was kind of relief but had to be attribu- determined where where it was coming from and so all your guests that were there and all the other bendigo. Mt rooms no electricity We've been working there yesterday. All day and Believe me although it's not august without a see it's now what a nightmare. So did you watch. Or hear the nbc. What the hell is going when that when the reporter says flames watching what was going on there. I didn't see a single flame. Is there any flames. there was no flames. there was smoking. only i'm nothing was on fire. I think we live in such a safe community that this is headline news. When this is the headline news. I mean you can at least see something positive in it. No i can't say anything positive in a jackass report like that with somebody says up in flames and we're like wait. We're planes. There was not a single flame. Going up in your place is being reported. The way was. I don't even want to think about how it is on brought a bigger level exactly. That's exactly what. I thought if you could do that exactly because anyway..
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"Media's powerful tool you can use it to your advantage so agreed. The governor being the best at being a to start with with his after his executive order but the legislatures muddied the picture. A little bit. You know you're going to hear that we're spending a lotta your tax payer money four hundred million dollars or something but when i see water quality impairment get increased thirty six percent and lee county since two thousand eighteen. Something's not working so it's gonna take a while but the transit we're seeing now are not encouraging grade is what. What's the governor's grade. I'm back down to about a c. Right now wow yeah kind of in the middle. Now because i'm in the legislature justice i think the legislatures the bigger problem. And i don't know how you raise connect the same party that's executive branch from the legislature. Adamo tanna is he. Is he laughing now. Just laughing at myself a little bit just just trying to to address these these kind of troubling issues. It's you can never explain it all and a tearing sound for everything okay. So how can people get in touch with you follow. You do watch your would you call them the collusive minutes. We call our volunteers. The rangers nine jer academy. We're going to start another academy next month. So if you're trying to go to our website. Facebook page and sign up for the academy. I think adam patel you. You mentioned adam representative adam. And he's i think he's voter. He's on the water a lot so he knows the issues right so we expect good things from adam. Yeah deliver adam deliver and there's also an estero bay. Didn't they just recently put out a. I was watching a video. That was on your the page about estero bay and it was. It's like oh an hour long informational thing until you brought that up organization developed a documentary called eternal vigilance and it will air on. Wgn on april twenty secondary cool. And we're super excited about a sterile bay and its tributaries so please tune in wdc. You april twenty second day so we'll be celebration now. John thanks so much for coming on anything we can do to help. Please let us know to include anything out there. We covered a lot of ground lot to absorb. And i just wanna say appreciate invite everybody here on the beach is great and you guys are leaders down here so thanks thanks for doing. Thank you being on campus. Feel feel good about that. So john thank you so much. Thank you for all the information you share with us to john. Cassani everybody from the waterkeeper and before you read the year we're going to have daniel come on and give us an update. He can probably stuck in traffic. There and daniel is from the sun. deck resort. here on fort myers beach and for those of you that were watching the news or even watching our facebook page. You saw what was going on down here at the sunday..
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"Think there's too. Many septic tanks on on fort myers beat and eighteen left on santa bill. From what we hear you laugh but not many so the main wastewater water conveyance system is the wastewater treatment plant and all the underground pipes that go to the wastewater treatment plant. So if you're leaky pipes or if you've got spills frequently that's the contamination that results from those problems with infrastructure conveyance so the manatee issue of the last few days has been off the charts. I mean what the hell's going on with the manatee. What are you guys doing killing all these manatee john. Yeah i did a special words from the waterkeeper episode on this last month we tell first of all. Tell us what that is so everybody knows about twice a month do video session and we call it words from the waterkeeper kind of a tongue in cheek thing but it's really about some serious topics and last month. We talked about manatee mortality. The mortality rate in january of this year's like four or five times the average over the january of the last five years. Something's going on with manatees right now. This mortalities carried over into february. And it's not looking good at all so if it continues at this rate we're going to see a big hunk of the manatee population expire in two thousand twenty. And we don't want that. Have they documented. What's causing the. Is that strike question. Not boat strikes if you did your research. The lack of lack of food water handed. Yeah that's right. I think one of the great answer. Perfect answer but here's the problem. The state's not doing the crops. He's on most of seventy percent aren't being the crops so we don't know why they're dying in they re the re the answer to that is cove it you know the staff that do crop sees apparently have a policy says can't do them into crop sees if you have this kobe policy so you know. I'm not sure. I'm buying all of that but It is a growing problem. We need to be keeping an eye on it. And what contributes to the food lack of food that the manatees. That's my favorite question of the morning. Jam cam cam you back to this systemic problem with increasing water quality problems. That water is less transparent. There's less seagrass growing because there's not enough light to get to the seagrass as less food for manage these. And that's the problem in the estuary. Patchy so manatees have to swim from the orange river. All the way out to the gulf are the san carlo. So that's a twenty five mile you know. That's that's a. That's a long way to go without avoiding a boat the entire way and those things weigh so much. It's not like they can swim fast. They're slow swimmers to take him forever. Twenty that's a lot of energy for them to expend than to get food and load up again. Yeah it's it's really sad. You know the mantey populations actually increased over the last ten or twelve years. It's actually recovered to a degree..
U.S. Cyber Agency: SolarWinds Attack Hitting Local Governments
"Government networks also affecting state and local governments. White House correspondent Droid Cookson has the story is Cyber Security and Infrastructure Security Agency says the massive espionage campaign not only affected federal agencies But state and local governments as well. In its statement, CIA offered few details and did not identify the agency's affected. Senior U. S. Officials, including Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, have alleged that Russia is to blame for the cyber attack. Moscow denies any involvement. Greg Clarkston, Washington one week before the deadline, Britain and the U, striking a free trade deal that
Who Was Dr. Fata
"Patty hester is a petite woman with straight blond hair and blue eyes. She's lived in clarkston michigan a suburb of detroit. Nearly her entire life and she's a fitness junkie. My father was a jackie. I'm very healthy and live to be eighty four so i i'd always been into fitness and health. We ran racism. Road bikes like mile. Trips and i played softball. I played hockey in two thousand nine. Patty was working as an emergency room technician. She monitored patient's vitals the thing she saw the er were enough to keep her motivated to take care of ourselves but then something happened to her. That inspired her to become a fitness instructor. Her mom was in a car accident and because she had a congestive heart failure. My mom was in a coma for from january. Fifth until june ninth. Patty and her family were very close almost daily. She stayed at her mother's bedside praying. She would recover. I looked at my mom and him. I was so tired of sickness that it was like and wanted something. That was life giving a new then beyond anything that i had to pursue That is where my drive really kicked to become a trainer. Because i just could not bear the thought of someone being long-term l. i. us sick and i don't want that for myself either. So at age fifty five. Patty began studying to become a fitness instructor a few months into her studies. Patty got pneumonia. Her doctor did some blood work. And a few of the tests were concerning she suggested that patty see hematologist a physician who specializes in blood conditions. The haematologist petty really wanted to see out of the country so she did some research and found one who looked pretty promising. My internal medicine doctors that you know. Hey i set my mom to him. He's world renowned dot. They're freed fighter. Sloan kettering graduate your choice patty but i would go to him if her thirty years. Working in healthcare had taught her anything. It was to be extra sure that this doctor farid fata was legit. She read all the reviews. She could find. She asked around about him at the hospital she worked at. She called it bernice. Who's an internal medicine doctor in saint louis who said she'd heard good things. There is nothing nothing to ever question that this person was anything. But like oh wow. You're lucky to get into see this person. So in late february two thousand ten. Patty went to see dr fata at his practice. Michigan hematology oncology. She arrived late in the afternoon and almost every seat in the waiting room was full. She took a seat and began filling out her paperwork. A big screen. Tv in the waiting area played an ad for dr fatah's charity swan for life. This video about the story of this patience has an making this wooden swan in holding up and telling the story how you know his patient who who had passed away. Her husband carved this for him. It the whole thing wrapped around donating money but it played over and over again when you're waiting for an appointment. How long can you watch this. After half an hour patty got up and approached the woman at the front desk. I said. can you please change. A channel in the employees all spoke in a whisper. I really didn't understand that one either. Because i worked in the medical field and you whisper of confidential. But she said no. I can't i can't change the channel confused. Patty turned to go back to her seat after a forty five minute wait. Chief finally got into an exam room. an in his room. There's the Top tack framed pictures of him. Now top dak sway talked. It was another half hour. Wait before. Dr fata appeared. He entered the room in a white lab coat over a shirt and tie he was short. Have very round face. He introduced himself. He was very very soft. Spoken almost to the fat that it was a whisper. He was reaching out. His hand turned to be very personable and would lean in. And hey you know while patricia. You're in the right place. Patty wasn't sure what to expect but she didn't wanna miss anything in case he did have surprising news for her. She came prepared really prepared. In fact i had a little Recording device in my pocket. And i told him i said i'm recording our conversation in case i don't catch it all. So could you speak up. And he said oh. You don't need that you know i'll give you all your lab results and you'll get all this stuff and i just liked to do that. He
Trump tests negative for coronavirus for second straight day, doctor says
"The White House doctor says President Trump has tested negative for covert 19 on consecutive days as the president resumed his political campaign schedule. White House physician Dr Sean Conley said Mr Trump was tested using a newer, rapid test from Abbott Laboratories. In a memo, he said the president tested negative on consecutive days but did not say when the tests took place. Over the weekend. The doctor said the president was no longer at risk of spreading the virus to others. White House correspondent Clarkston
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"The whole event will have a theme like movies or television shows or holidays or countries, and then each trolley dresses itself up in one of those things like when it was countries, we had Mexico Jamaica, we had USA so the the riders on that Trolley Wall Dress? Up In costumes or clothing that represents whatever that is and it's seven restaurants, the restaurants put out free food or tap US and cash far. We have a poker run s part of it. We restaurant you can play in the poker running you pick poker cards we have music on the trolleys and we have tons and tons of prizes. We give away little for trolley of like thirty five or forty people will probably have twenty five or thirty things we're giving away because he a bottle of wine, a gift certificate, a hotel stay a jet ski rental. Was the cause participate. Now one is forty dollars. Yeah A lot. You're getting a lot. Yes. SUPERFUND. You're GONNA homeless stuff. Evening, somebody was asking if KAYAKS can participate in I'm guessing the boat parade they can, but you gotta remember it's Everybody Yeah. So Yeah gotta get a big paddle or. Engine on the back or something? Yeah. Something I mean, we have had them out there before with lights on them I think a great way for them to participate is to to hang out in the morning field and some of them have little lights on him with little batteries and stuff, and they kind of hang in the morning field and pedal around in their votes. Go I wonder if we do that It's you know they do it in Fort Lauderdale. There are people who go in their kayaks and stuff in Fort Lauderdale You know there's a lot more light over there. In Cardiac. The box in the middle in the morning field, and they can all just kind of be around in that whole area because you know the boats go out and then they come back. So it would be kind of fun to have you guys all out which the. Somebody. Saturday. December Debbie. Yeah. Whatever Saturday that is so and if you're any of my restaurants out there, give us a shout we're going to reach out now start signing everybody up for restaurants. We also put into place last year a Qr code where you could vote remotely. Everybody's invited to vote for your favorite boats school. So that's something different. They're doing. So how our businesses doing Jackie? What is your? Feedback that you're getting from all the businesses on the beach. So again, with we're in this kind of strange little bubble here we are so blessed y'all I cannot tell everyone out there how blessed we are to live on the island or live near this island and be involved in this island. Especially right now we are doing things here business wise. That is not happening anywhere else in the country honestly our our hotels are are doing surprisingly well, many of them comment to me that they had they were either at budget or slightly above or just slightly below budget for June July and August how most people were a little bit over. F The hotel folks out there verify me but that's what I'm hearing. The restaurants despite being fifty percent on the beach have people in and out of them I do have to caveat this whip it's weekends. They're busy weekends during the week it gets really quiet. Really? Really quiet. But you know there are heads on beds and there are as my good friend John Lalo says butts in chairs. So you end up, they equal each other. The butts in chairs to make the heads in the bed. So right? What is it a one of the questions I asked Kevin Anderson last night he's running for the mayor Fort Myers beaches..
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"And now back by popular demand our favorite guests of all time. You're not doing this right. You have to sit next to me so that we look like we care about each other and Jackie Lee sack was the first guest ever on our program that she's been back a couple of times and Kim has cleaned the microphone and everything is back to normal. And now, I'm going to turn it over to the lovely Kimberly Ryan. To introduce our guests and to you know. Thank you for coming on Jackie. Yes. Thank you so much for coming on. I. Mean Typically we have you on talking about chambers stuff and this is a chamber thing, but we're going to specifically be talking about keep Lee County beautiful that I get it right that is correct. That's harangue you tell us about keep Lee County beautiful. First of all, it's one of my favorite. One three nonprofit organizations in Lee County. We work with them at the chamber quite a bit. They do an amazing job for us on our beach. Most people don't know that it's. Beautiful behind most of the beach cleanups that happened with us whether it's after fourth of July or New Year's Eve or they even work with companies. Who want their their employees to do service projects? So they'll help organize that with different companies. So a lot of times you see that key county beautiful folks out there a for example, a big one that people really notice was after the boat races last year, they were the folks who came behind everybody and and by the end of their cleanup. The beach was beautiful. It was perfect. They do a lot behind the scene. So I actually am a fortune right now that I've been asked to join their board I was on their advisory board position opened up. So I was asked to join their board just recently. So I'm learning about them. So I will do my best today I promise Trish changes the president. So I promise I will I'll do the best I can for you. So you have some cheats sheets and now that's totally if I had some cheats sheets to. Out in Brioni she she didn't even look anything up. So can you tell us some of the other programs that they have? So yeah, they have both they have both programs and projects. To kind of separate areas, the programs are the things that they do fairly consistently in the projects might be a one off and I have and I have a whole list of them here because again, like I said, I'm new to this. So that's align earning my way. One of the things that I I love that they do that I didn't realize the the adoption road. Driving around and you see those signs this session of the road is you know adopted or maintained by the boy scouts or something they do in conjunction with Florida F. Dot. Right. And again, don't quote me on that. Now I know that Chris, that's a try lush. Website I. Mean that's what I pulled off the website. Yeah to get roadside litter. And that's responsible for maintaining in that area, the road, and that's a service project for the company. I think companies really want to find ways to give back and sometimes in their busy company lives they don't it's not something they can organize themselves. So if you have company small medium.
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"Just. Give us a call. I. Mean we make it happen I. Hope we have a room right adjoining to they're not connecting. There's right next to that penthouse saw I mean we can. We can work something I. Hope You charging a lot because you're like within walking distance you got one of the grey location. You. Can walk down, to nervous Nellie. You can walk right over here for two minutes and they can get a cup of coffee at seven eleven. It's a perfect spot there. So why did you decide you want it to? Get into the hotel business would you do before they? Did so much. Actually I'm graduated being a teacher I was teaching back in Germany Moneywise, it's really really badly paid in Germany as it is year underpaid and that was always a problem because. Like on the side during university, I was doing AIRBNB. So in frank, I'm from transplant. What do you mean doing airbnb? Let's play. Now I was renting apartments back when he wasn't a thing and all the regulations weren't against it too thin. Now it is. It is I've never been on that website speaking of that somebody wants to know if you have a website so sneak it in there. Yeah. Absolutely. Our website actually is under construction right now, but you can just go to www SEK in dot com or a Sunday resort dot com not now. In say, under construction that have a picture of your tell their. Number so are we talking about before you interrupted? What he was doing before you. Excuse me. I do that all the time. That's fine. People do have allergies keep just saying it's a.
"clarkston" Discussed on Beach Talk Radio
"I love this question it. Okay. It always depends I really can't tell you I mean I could tell you an average but that would you different months in different times? Tonight. If we wanted to get a rose probably sold out votes. Excuse me. Kobe. Just getting been there. Done that. We had. Oh Wow. I interviewed somebody last night the head. So how bad was it when you had it Well, my wife got tested and I I didn't get tested but I assumed that I had three days of stuffy nose one meal no taste. No smell that's it, and then you refine I was did you get the antibody test after that? No because you're that okay. So the the people in Germany today like us or do they dislike us here in America. Depends depends the same like an hour political situation right now, some people like us some people don't. Like trump over there. No trump is demonized by the media. Really. I. Even in Germany even germ all your did you say this because it's he he is. He's standing up for America, and that's bad for your. I mean make sense I mean God forbid you should be your own country right I mean. So what did you think when the Wall came down? I was born one year before. So Oh, wow too much or the so you don't have to deal all that now commie stuff. No. All right dirty. I have a question I was going to ask him about the rooms that are available, not your booked up but I mean, what are what are some of the amenities in the rooms that people can get if they when they book at The Sunday? Well, the Sunday I would. I would. Call. It a little Boutique Hotel. It's not really like every room is the same, but every room is different. So it really depends on what what kind of room we have led small rooms of one queen size bed. Really efficient. Really. As. Well, compared to other hotels on the beach Then we have a penthouse which is on two storeys with a spiral staircase a little gaming machine with like six hundred, forty game you're getting jacked up talking about the place. Did you have to put any money into it to clean it up and all that or wasn't nice when you got there. Well, it's been what it was. We had to put in quite a bit of money and. Get the rooms. To, date okay. Now, the room, the the the Penthouse, how many people can can stay in that one well. Technically up to six. We. Have one bedroom with a queen size bed and we have a king size bed and pull out couch with. That's another queen in the end. If if a couple more children con, we can put him some mattresses and stuff. Just. Give us a call. I. Mean we make it happen I. Hope we have a room right adjoining to they're not connecting. There's right next to that penthouse saw I mean we can..
Former Obama Intern, Desiree Tims, Runs For US Congress
"Are you doing array is doing fantastic carrio. I can't complain I'm happy to be with you today. I know it's been a little difficult getting scheduled. You gotta go out here raise money and may cause and win the seat listen. Every day, we're working hard to get the drop down. We have a lot of work to do. Yeah. Yeah. Well, at know that it's you have your work out free but I also know you're willing for the job in addition to hearing about you just from being on the board of Clarkston CBC pack also Special Little Nudge from our shared in winter. Are you gonNA talk to desert I said my pleasure it'll be monthly. Enough. Still. Always happy to get to get an edge my real vaseline to case. My boss to. Answer yes, she is. So phenomenon spirit in always had. So the first thing I want to go to actually is There is a song that's out right now. That is urging people it really to me is like the modern doper cooler version of schoolhouse rock and it's. A song by a yellow pain who when guide Efron Cory who works with him? I was like Oh God. No, and then come to find out. That's your cousin. Yes. Yellow pain is your president as right. We gotta get him to do a song for you. Hear that. Song. That's just for you so I helped educating. About voter suppression by how the definite words I need one specific desert for Congress. I have to think of that. So this the whole song came about because I'm back home. After you know the Obama Administration ended worked on Capitol Hill and I was like okay I am going to take a break from public service because people think he'll staffers make a lot of money and we don't What's What's and I was on the higher end but girl what's Yeah One more time for people in the back. So, law school they night at Georgetown and I was like, okay. I'm going to work at a firm for a little bit pay my student loan debt down a good for a few weeks. Or years and Michael Copy shoes real now trip here in there. That was that was what I invasion high yellow pain is on. On your to. On. Your standard requires well, okay because we. INSTAGRAM's sophisticated yet you're right now in. One at a time but ultimately, death rate is told you how to make more money instagram this season. So exactly right I claim home I'm limited ground talking to people about what's happening. So when I moved back home the KKK March downtown. Dayton? That weekend and then we had tornadoes in a match shooting and I was like, okay we have to vote and we have to make sure people are in retention but everyone here on the ground in my family they know me from working in the Obama White House and so sometimes when I say things in Angela, you know this, we say things because they are you guys are politicals. It's sometimes doesn't reach them in the way it should and I thought well, my cousin, he conscious rapper talks about a lot of things and I was like I need you to talk about this song. I have a song about voting in my head it's going to be like schoolhouse rock but hip hop. Though and I think it can work. He was like I. Don't know and I was like, no you can do it in the months reidy fleshing out ideas how to save you call. I. Now we need a robbery in Congress. I can't rent. Over like yours, the concept you're, Ryan. Here's the lyrics. This is what we're going to say we have to talk about what happened in two thousand ten we have to talk about our have to talk about judges at the scene we have. That No. It worked out. It was great I'm so glad he. Goes raise lyrics this little bit you now hidden talent. Okay. So in addition to being a a Georgetown educated a lawyer, you also are the granddaughter of Ashir, crapper. Talk to me a little bit about what this means having that in your lineage also opted those are the things that ground us that people don't see and don't hear about since asked me a little bit about that. Yes. So my Popo is I called him now is from the deep South. So like beyond Daddy Alabama Louisiana, my maternal side is Alabama in my paternal side is Louisiana so. Shout to be onset I'm Louisiana both sides. Okay. So he migrated from Alabama, to Ohio, in the late nineteen forties part of the great migration like many black people go live in Chicago and Detroit and the path as to how we got. There was the our parents and grandparents came for opportunity and you know he dropped out of school when he was six years old because he had to work the fields, but he could never go back to school but. He still was able to reach the middle class work in a factory in real heatless taught me the importance of hard work and made me promise to go to school for as long as I could because he couldn't and that's why I continue. I went to the first family to get the undergraduate degree. Then I got the Masters Okay Papa be done. He was like Oh is that he can you go further. Pressure. He lived to see me graduate from law school, but it was a promise I made him. He'd he'd passed away from stage for a lung cancer but I will him through the White House so that was one of his last trips. Through the Obama White. House before Obama left in mayhem that promise that I will continue to keep going in idea but he taught me the importance of hard work and perseverance and that's what I'm doing. So I may not have the most money here is a congressional candidate I may not come from the wealthiest bag ground but I come from a background of hard workers in no one will be desert hymns
Former Obama Intern, Desiree Tims, Runs For US Congress
"Are you doing array is doing fantastic carrio. I can't complain I'm happy to be with you today. I know it's been a little difficult getting scheduled. You gotta go out here raise money and may cause and win the seat listen. Every day, we're working hard to get the drop down. We have a lot of work to do. Yeah. Yeah. Well, at know that it's you have your work out free but I also know you're willing for the job in addition to hearing about you just from being on the board of Clarkston CBC pack also Special Little Nudge from our shared in winter. Are you gonNA talk to desert I said my pleasure it'll be monthly. Enough. Still. Always happy to get to get an edge my real vaseline to case. My boss to. Answer yes, she is. So phenomenon spirit in always had. So the first thing I want to go to actually is There is a song that's out right now. That is urging people it really to me is like the modern doper cooler version of schoolhouse rock and it's. A song by a yellow pain who when guide Efron Cory who works with him? I was like Oh God. No, and then come to find out. That's your cousin. Yes. Yellow pain is your president as right. We gotta get him to do a song for you. Hear that. Song. That's just for you so I helped educating. About voter suppression by how the definite words I need one specific desert for Congress. I have to think of that. So this the whole song came about because I'm back home. After you know the Obama Administration ended worked on Capitol Hill and I was like okay I am going to take a break from public service because people think he'll staffers make a lot of money and we don't What's What's and I was on the higher end but girl what's Yeah One more time for people in the back. So, law school they night at Georgetown and I was like, okay. I'm going to work at a firm for a little bit pay my student loan debt down a good for a few weeks. Or years and Michael Copy shoes real now trip here in there. That was that was what I invasion high yellow pain is on. On your to. On. Your standard requires well, okay because we. INSTAGRAM's sophisticated yet you're right now in. One at a time but ultimately, death rate is told you how to make more money instagram this season. So exactly right I claim home I'm limited ground talking to people about what's happening. So when I moved back home the KKK March downtown. Dayton? That weekend and then we had tornadoes in a match shooting and I was like, okay we have to vote and we have to make sure people are in retention but everyone here on the ground in my family they know me from working in the Obama White House and so sometimes when I say things in Angela, you know this, we say things because they are you guys are politicals. It's sometimes doesn't reach them in the way it should and I thought well, my cousin, he conscious rapper talks about a lot of things and I was like I need you to talk about this song. I have a song about voting in my head it's going to be like schoolhouse rock but hip hop. Though and I think it can work. He was like I. Don't know and I was like, no you can do it in the months reidy fleshing out ideas how to save you call. I. Now we need a robbery in Congress. I can't rent. Over like yours, the concept you're, Ryan. Here's the lyrics. This is what we're going to say we have to talk about what happened in two thousand ten we have to talk about our have to talk about judges at the scene we have. That No. It worked out. It was great I'm so glad he. Goes raise lyrics this little bit you now hidden talent.
Atlanta - DeKalb County to distribute 1,200 food baskets during drive
"Twelve hundred families are about to be fed courtesy of DeKalb County the state agriculture department and Georgia farmers county CEO Mike Thurman says this Friday will be handing out twelve hundred boxes of produce and twelve hundred bags of fresh chicken to families struggling in the face of the covert nineteen pandemic we won't people in families and individuals who struggle with food insecurity to come out we'll be able to serve twelve hundred individual family but please only one box per family per vehicle the food distribution starts at two o'clock Friday afternoon at two locations there will be hailed the stadium at twenty eight seventeen Clifton springs road in the case of Georgia in Harlem for the stadium thirty seven eighty nine memorial Coliseum in Clarkston Georgia according to Thurman to dekalb has budgeted three million dollars in cares act funding to help mitigate food and
"clarkston" Discussed on WSB-AM
"Take about a doctor in Clarkston worries about a spike in corona virus cases there she says many in the international community falsely believe that the virus is nothing more than the flu you have a vaccine against flu you can protect yourself there is no protection against Kuwait other than stating that she's considering asking the Carson city manager to increase police patrols to encourage social distancing corona virus attacks the lungs but it's also damaging other parts of the body making treatment tougher virus wreaks havoc if it gets into the lungs healthy nineteen may not just be respiratory it could be attacking other organs infectious disease and critical care specialist Dr Kirby sly process many patients on ventilators in Albany Georgia also developed kidney failure leading to dialysis if a person's immune system vigorously attacks the virus exactly be overaggressive neck causes damage as well there's no telling how long that will last and there's no telling whether people turning corner and start getting hearing done and they tend to go on to succumb to the buyers for Annika waters ninety five point five W. S. B. the search continues for a cab jail inmate who escaped custody during a transfer Grady hospital Trento Christian was arrested Monday on aggravated assault and kidnapping charges but asked for medical assistance while in this Sally say he was wearing a medical mask when he slipped out of his handcuffs and fled you can see his picture a WSB radio dot com anyone with information should call crime stoppers Facebook says it'll begin alter alerting our users who like corona virus hoaxes the notices will start appearing in the coming weeks in addition users will be directed to a site where the World Health Organization lists virus myths and rumors my cross your reports Facebook moderators are removing any posts that spread false information about the virus Franco's linebacker von Miller recovers at home after contracting coronavirus seller told Denver TV station K. USA that he tested positive Thursday this after developing a cough earlier in the week when his nebulizer for his asthma didn't clear things up the linebacker decided to get tested Bruce Morton reports the teams as the thirty one year old went public with the diagnosis to show that anyone can get infected Ammar does eliminating most of its a hundred ten bus routes as ridership falls by nearly half but it's adding buses to solve it's busier routes and says it'll continue service to medical facilities grocery stores and job centres Martin's trains are running on Sunday schedule throughout the week it says it's lost fifty million dollars in revenue because of the pandemic WSB news time six fifty six get that not just of.
"clarkston" Discussed on WSB-AM
"Of covert cases in Clarkston she fears the diverse community does not grasp how serious it is Dr city of Veronica seeing an average of forty to fifty percent positive Kobe tests in Clarkston and symptomatic patients moving around the way they did before their diagnoses we are not getting through to these people about the seriousness of it they do not understand social distancing a variety says government foot dragging over closing things down ended up making people downplay the gravity of covert so new police patrols might keep folks indoors it's just the the patrolling the area these people would be because they are scared of the law for Annika waters ninety five point five WSP Cherokee county school board unanimously approved earlier in date for this semester Cherokees public school systems in in the school year on may eighth high school teachers will work with students beyond that date to prepare for AP exams the board puts off a decision on commencement ceremonies till July other metro systems including two cabin Carroll counties have also adjusted their calendar to end earlier nearly eight in ten Americans a new ABC Ipsos poll fear they'll get coronavirus Americans polled think the pandemic will be over by the end of the summer with ninety three percent of Republicans more optimistic than the sixty six percent of Democrats believing that ABC's Andy field says two thirds of Americans wore a mask if out in public this week up from fifty five percent last week Vanka trump encourages others to stay home but instead of sheltering in place the president's eldest daughter and her family travel New Jersey for Passover a stated president trump's golf resort in Bedminster the White House says the family treats that facility as another home D. C. where they live has imposed a stay at home order except for essential activities after Brian dennehey dies at eighty one his family says his death is not corona virus related radiators Tommy known for playing Chris Farley's down in Tommy boy the sheriff going after Sylvester Stallone in the Rambo movie first blood we don't want guys like you could go and hundreds of other TV shows movies and plays ABC's Jason Nathanson says Dennehy won two Tonys on Broadway and was voted into the American theatre wing's hall of fame land o'lakes removes the native American woman from boxes of butter the company's featured the butter maiden on its packaging since nineteen twenty eight but the logo has been criticized as racist and stereotypical the new design showcases a body of water lined with evergreens WSB news time six twenty five.
Atlanta - 52 DeKalb families displaced this week after string of apartment fires
"Fifty two DeKalb County families displaced this week after a string of apartment complex fires that means nearly a hundred seventy residents with no place to hunker down during the covert nineteen pandemic the latest was Thursday afternoon at an apartment complex on Indian Creek way in Clarkston
Trump tells Americans 'there's no need to hoard' supplies, as more states, cities announce restrictions to contain virus
"President Donald Trump calling on Americans to supporting groceries and other supplies amid the spread of the corona virus the president has spoken with leading grocery store executives and he assures Americans that the food supply chain remains healthy there's no need for anybody in the country to hoard essential food supplies he says there's no need for a rush on the basics because grocers will remain open during the health crisis you don't have to buy so much take it easy just relax and vice president pence urges people to only buy the groceries they need for the week ahead Greg Clarkston
Senate OKs North American Trade Deal To Replace NAFTA
"Them president trump has won back back trade deal victories White House correspondent Greg clubs than reports today after the president signed an initial trade deal with China the Senate overwhelmingly approved a new north American trade pact with Canada and Mexico passage of the measure which would replace the twenty five year old deal known as nafta is a major policy victory for president trump treasury secretary Stephen minu chin says the deal fulfills a promise by the president to negotiate fair and reciprocal trade deals right Clarkston the
Trump speaks at Evangelical coalition event in Miami
"During a church rally in Miami the president gathered with conservative Christian supporters to boost and expand support from evangelicals in twenty twenty he told the crowd he has delivered on his pro face pro family agenda evangelicals Christians of every denomination and believers of every faith have never had a greater champion not even close in the White House then you have right now pastors and Christian leaders including Paula white and James and surely Dobson attended the event which included prayer for the president Greg Clarkston
MNF Recap Packers Vikings; Beastmode returns
"The packers certainly did not blow the doors off the Vikings Aaron Rodgers and company. They you know. They struggled for large portions of this game on offense against a good vikings demon in a very difficult place to play. But I think the story of this game really will be what a massive egg. The Vikings Kings laid an Wessel. Start with you I know you and I have had our disagreements with Kirk cousins and the Vikings were blamed should be assessed when the vikings go wrong and this does not make me the winner that argument you're right and everything he said it was all right. Dan is declared the winner. Now that is that is not true because a lot of people people didn't show up in this game it's certainly not kirk cousins either seven first downs for Minnesota and four quarters the fewest home game by this organization since Nineteen seventy-one Avenue. One Keith. Hands US was a junior at Clarkston high school at that time senior clocks down high. The man's grandfather. Wes speak to it. Come on Kirk cousins. Put the team on your back when they need you. Well like I said on Thursday you and I see more IDA. I'd on this than than it seems like. I don't care what his record is on Monday night football that is immaterial it like somehow nine Monday night games are better than than Sunday games. I might have been true in one thousand nine hundred three three. I don't think that's been true lately. Thirdly we've seen this before he didn't come up. When the redskins needed a late season victory he didn't come up big when the Vikings of two thousand eighteen needed a late season victory and he didn't come up big tonight and like you said the blame can be assessed to a running game? That didn't exist. An offensive line that got worked over by the packers Akers front seven a defense that got some turnovers but also allowed one hundred and fifty yards to Aaron Jones. A coach who punted down thirteen with three and a half minute or four minutes left in the game. There's a lot of blame to go around but I you cannot escape. The Kurt cousins led an offense that had seven first downs. And like you said since one thousand nine hundred seventy. One was the last time that happened in Vikings home game. This is one of the most disappointing performances. Any team is head all
Trump calls impeachment hearings a "disgrace"
"Hour president trump is slamming the ongoing impeachment hearings after watching more of the public hearings the president lashed out at the Democrat led impeachment investigation what's going on is a disgrace he said he doesn't know National Security Council aide lieutenant colonel Alexander vin men who testified about listening in on the Ukraine phone call what I do know is that even he said that the transcript was correct however vin men and a staffer for vice president pens reported their concerns about the call Greg Clarkston
Trump expresses interest in attending May Day parade in Moscow with Putin
"Also Donald on com president trump would like to attend next year's victory day parade in Moscow what else correspondent Greg Clarkston with that story Russian president Putin has invited president from to attend the parade on may ninth and he says he's weighing the invitation it is right in the middle of political season there if I can do it but I would love to go back to the event will mark the seventy fifth anniversary of the allied victory over **** Germany and occasion the president describes as a very big deal Greg clutched in the
Trump Calls Turkey’s Syrian Offensive a ‘Bad Idea’
"President trump says the United States does not endorse Turkey's assault on northern Syria what else corresponded Greg Clarkston reports the president says the US has made it clear to authorities in Turkey that the incursion against Kurdish fighters is a bad idea Turkey's offensive began after Mr trump ordered U. S. forces out of the area even though the Kurds help in the battle against ISIS in a written statement the president says he will hold Turkey to its commitment to protect civilians and religious minorities including Christians and to ensure the invasion does not create a humanitarian
"clarkston" Discussed on Scoops with Danny Mac
"Coming back they go right over to enterprises families there then they go to Clarkston families they're treating the fans like their their teammates and just the respect that they showed the fans of.
Trump’s Call to China to Investigate Biden Could Complicate Trade Talks
"Last week president trump invited China to join you crane in investigating alleged wrongdoing by Biden and his son however White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow says he's seriously doubts trying his response will play a role in this week's high stake trade talks Kudlow also says he's unaware of the contents of a June phone call between Mr trump and Chinese president xi Ching paying right Clarkston
Trump says Fed chief Jerome Powell lacks vision
"Shin talk president trump still would like the feds drop interest rates significantly the president continues to keep up his pressure on the nation's central bank and fed chairman Jerome Powell he tweets at the U. S. economy is strong despite the horrendous lack of vision by Powell and the fed the president says cutting interest rates a full point over a fairly short period of time would make the economy even better and but also greatly and quickly enhance the global economy Greg Clarkston
"clarkston" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"Those this hour from townhall dot com. Patrick Voss going homeland security secretary Nelson his speaking publicly since resigning from her post over the weekend a day after resigning. Nielsen told reporters outside her home that she will continue to support the administration's efforts to address the humanitarian and security crisis on the border. President Trump has been frustrated by a spike in Central American migration and had clashed with Nielsen. But the outgoing HHS secretary who's last day will be Wednesday thanked the president for the tremendous opportunity to serve this country. That's what else corresponded right Clarkston. The secret services director is on his way out that a shakeup at the homeland security department a day after secretary Kirstin Nielsen it outs her resignation. The White House says secret service chief techs Alice will be leaning shortly. Three officials say the departures are unrelated with Alice's move stemming from a personality conflict within the agency. The administration says career secret service official James Murray will replace Alice next month saga megani at the White House. Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has surpassing his rivals and early fundraising and establishing himself as an indisputable fraud it for the democratic presidential nomination in remarks at a meeting at the international association of machinists and aerospace workers in Las Vegas Sanders. Tells KOA Kayla's it's not radical to help working families escape crushing economic anxiety. Konomi that pays our workers decent wages that provides healthcare to all of our people that make certain that every kid in this country who has the ability can get a higher education, regardless of that families. That is not a radical idea that is what this country should be doing Sanders. Raise more than eighteen million in the first fundraising.
"clarkston" Discussed on PRI's The World
"It provides a low carbon energy and resilience against the effects of extreme weather events, like bigger storms and floods that can knock out the electrical grid. Yes. The efforts in this small city, a few more solar panels and welcoming refugees won't solve a worldwide crisis. That's only getting worse. But in Clarkston people with firsthand experience say everybody has to do their part for the world. Jason Margolis Clarkston. Georgia. It happened in Australia last week in Germany last year today, it's happening in the UK the government there is coming up with new regulations to hold social media companies accountable for harmful content on their platforms, the world's Lydia Amana. Lido is here to break this down for us. So what's going on Semaka, the U K government like many other governments around the world is saying that there's a big problem with the type of content that's ending up online and staying online everything from hate speech to terrorist propaganda fake news this information. And so today, the UK government came out with the white paper, basically, a blueprint for new regulations on online safety, and it says that companies like Facebook Twitter YouTube have to take additional steps to keep their user safe, and they have to get rid of harmful content that ends up on their sites. So here's Jeremy Wright, he's one of the government officials who came up with this framework. We're not saying that every instance of harm that reaches any us will automatically. Breach. But what we all saying is that they must do all that they reasonably can to keep people safe and have systems in face that will make that happen. And And if if they they don't. don't they'll be penalized. What kind of penalties the white paper mentioned several things like fines, even holding executives at these companies, personally liable, and we also know that the UK government wants to task an independent regulator to oversee and enforce these rules on harmful content. So I mentioned a few countries earlier around the world trying to regulate harmful content online. Australia. Germany is there anything different or unique about what the UK is doing? Yes. A couple of things the legislation that the UK's working on covers a much wider range of harmful content than legislation and other countries cyberbullying, for example, and it also places a huge emphasis on protecting children. Specifically, another important difference Marco, especially when you compare the UK's approach to a stray Leah's, for example, is that the UK government is opening up this blueprint that it's come up with to get feedback from the public from tech companies from tech experts. So the white paper came out today. Day. And now there's going to be a twelve week public consultation period before the government draws up its final legistlation, and that's really important because when you talk to critics of this type of legislation they'll tell you that this is exactly the type of thing that's going to threaten freedom of expression online, especially if it's something that's put together quickly without consultation and the fear there, which we've heard with the stralia example is that these tech companies will try to avoid these penalties. And they'll go overboard, they'll take down legal content just to be safe. Lydia man Alito talking about a new proposed rules in the UK for regulating, social media content. Thanks very much. Thanks, Mak out, social media, and his problems are ubiquitous. But there is of course, one story Britain can claim as all its own, you know, which one I'm talking about in the UK's fight to leave the European Union..
"clarkston" Discussed on KQED Radio
"Flee Syria. This I couldn't I don't know. I I don't have it and formation about that to be like climate change. No. There's a lag between a fact conflict displacement and refugee crisis. The relationship is immensely complicated. Says Brian Bolinger executive director of the group friends of refugees in Clarkston drought can destroy people's food supplies and livelihoods that can lead to internal migration inflame tensions, and maybe even contribute to a conflict, and then refugee crisis getting from eight z can take years and come attic shifts can play out over decades. So their fingerprints can be settled in difficult for even migrants themselves to recognize climate is his last thing that they know it's all related, but it just said this is from God. Omar Cherie is from Somalia and coffee with him in the back room of an era tree in restaurant in town, the foamy he came to the US on a student visa back in the nineteen eighties. Was educated as an engineer today. He runs the Somali American community center in Clarkston and to him the links between climate change and displacement are clear. It goes together. You know, the civil war the war on the climate. You cannot separate them. Charade says when he went to help his family in a refugee camp in Kenya. His brother told him that Somalis back home weren't just dying from bullets that we used to count bodies. And most of the bodies that we can't. People would die for food for disease. Still Cherie says many Somali refugees aren't connecting the dots to climate change. But as global temperatures continue to rise mayor Terry believes that those dots will become clearer even here at home in the United States. We're looking at a future. I think if we don't take steps to reverse global warming. We're looking at potentially hundreds of millions of people around the world, including in America, Louisiana, coastlines disappearing. And so, yeah, I think at some point there's going to be some sort of recognition. And define what it means to be cladding refugee, but the mayor also wants to address the root of the problem starting in his own community. That's one reason Clarkston is committing to use one hundred percent renewable energy by mid century. Instead of fossil fuels in some way were trying to alleviate future calamities and issues that a whole lot of people who are Clarkson residents who have family numbers still back in those parts of the world. And so we just have to do our part with conspiracy part of the global community and Clarkston is hoping to get to green while also helping out some of its newcomers. Refugee Felix Hoti geeky mono- is one of a dozen people who took a solar panel installation class at the city's friends refugees center, if you get a u certificate in soda in g maybe you can get a bit of job way can have yourself to have a bit at I f- in the United States and solar installation pays extra dividends. Provides a low carbon energy and resilience against the effects of extreme weather events, like bigger storms and floods that can knock out the electrical grid. Yes. The efforts in this small city, a few more solar panels and welcoming refugees won't solve a worldwide crisis. That's only getting worse. But in Clarkston people with firsthand experience say everybody has to do their part for the world, Jason Margolis Clarkston, Georgia. Coming up another country. Takes another swing regulating social media. This.
"clarkston" Discussed on WJR 760
"Clarkston works in conjunction with habitat Oakland County. Row. Five one seven back to the big story on WJR once again. Here's Ken Rogulski, Forbes magazine has listed plant based eating is one of the top five food trends this year restaurants and grocery stores or adding more vegan options to keep up with demand and health officials say a record number of Americans are embracing this way of eating WJR's Elizabeth as Crenshaw spoke with Michigan veg president Tom pro gar on learning. How to include more plants in your diet? A lot of people are curious about becoming a vegan vegetarian, but don't know where to start. Well, there is a festival coming to Michigan this April that may give more insight. Tom pro guard, president of veg. Michigan has more details. We have been doing this festival for twenty years now. So this is a twentieth anniversary of the veg fest. And basically if you come to the best fast, and you wanna learn more about eating more base being healthier in Kendra animals benefits of eating based on the environment. Come to this festival. You're gonna see and taste food from over seventy rest. Strengths. They're gonna have free food samples even see the huge variety that food is available for someone eating plant based from our favorite comfort foods that are made league into our healthy whole plant based foods, if we want to really have a healthy meal, you're going to taste that great food. You're going to have an option of seeing over ten presentations Alicia SilverStone Hollywood celebrity she'll be speaking they have a number of doctors, speaking, nutritionist even animal, welfare and environmental speakers. So you can really learn everything you want to know in one day about all the wonderful benefits of a plant based diet. Now, just for those who may not know the difference between being a vegan or vegetarian would actually is the difference. They're pretty close. But the difference is a vegan doesn't eat egg or dairy products. And normally a vegetarian will eat eggs and dairy products, a vegan pretty much from animal products altogether with this festival. Do you? Find more. People are willing to try coming vegetarian or vegan. It is. So amazing how in the last five years. This is eating has really caught on. It's really popular now. So over the last five years, we've really seen a big growth in plant based eating and the number one reason definitely the ethics and there's the health aspect and environmental. But we also have seen the food tastes wonderful. Now, there's a lot of new products that are made vegan. And you know, we go to the grocery store, we have such a selection of foods such tables, grace teams everything. So we kinda have a lot of options. It's not really much of a sacrifice nowadays. Even Ben and Jerry's makes I think close to ten different vegan ice creams now. So it's all over the place. And a lot of people are really adopting this type of way leading for those who don't necessarily practice being vegan vegetarian, and they eat a heavily based meat diet or our dairy. Diet. What would you say to them to kind of insure them that it's okay to have a plant based diet? You don't have to go all the way just and some healthy meals into your diet. If you times a week, maybe do meatless Monday, but there's so many benefits. Now, the the studies are coming out rapidly year after year how eating more fruits vegetables are really the key to healthy avoiding product diseases, heart disease and high blood pressure. So you really want to incorporate typeface proteins and time foods and cheer diet. Most Americans don't get enough fiber. So I mean, we talk a lot about where do you get your proteins from? But the main question we should be asking America is where are you getting your fiber from animal products contain no, fiber, those we eat or having animal product diet or really not getting the cyber we need, Tom. Do you currently practice being a vegan or vegetarian? Yeah. Sorry. Twelve years, I've been vegan. And I must say there. There's definitely a learning curve. I did it for reasons as the years went by I learned more to eat healthy better food. And now I'm turning fifty this year, and I play tennis three days a week. I've never been more active. I feel great, and I've just learned over the years. So I read a lot about professional athletes are going plant based now they might be going vegan or ninety percent plant based such as Tom Brady. There's redwing there's a piston. There's a theoretical Detroit Lions are plant based athletes. So it's becoming more popular Tom Brady really made it popular such like over forty years old and he's still wanted to quarterbacks from NFL. So a lot of the plant based pass weights lay talk about how and what products are inflammatory. So really cutting out the slamming Tory cuts of the pain allows you to recover quicker and a lot of athletes report that they have more energy. That's really got me sticking to this diet just seeing how professional athletes that have the best nutritionists in the world. Old are deciding to move towards this diet in with those changes that you've noticed since converting over to a different style of eating such as vegan. How has that made you feel personally personally, I definitely have. Because I remember at thirty eight just starting to get in the car, and my knees hurting a little bit going upstairs and evening to bed. Just feeling the knees hurting a little bit. And now, I'm forty nine. And I I don't feel any that. I really do feel very good definitely can't change your whole life just by diet. But you know, you can take steps and you can see improvements I've noticed the personal benefits in the plant based diet. I'm trying to get my friends to eat more plant based. And so personally, it's working really good for me. And I wish other people will give it a try just to see if it works for them that was Tom program, president of veg Michigan..
Georgia candidates decry plan to close voting sites in mostly black county
"Anyone metro Atlanta's concern black clergy sound the alarm over, plans to shut down most voting booths and a predominantly black county Reginald Jackson says the proposal to close all but two polling stations mostly black priests Linked. Directly stems from the supreme court gutting, the Voting Rights Act Randolph county was, one of those areas which before they could change voting. Procedures had to get concurrence from the federal government Reverend Tim McDonald says it might be. Legal but it is. Immoral suppress people's right vote you demeaning democracy both gubernatorial candidates, are urging the county to abandoned the