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California, Florida and Texas report highest daily virus death tolls
"Toll on the rise California, Florida and Texas all set new daily records for Corona virus death. Some Thursday Texas reporting Nearly 9800 new covert 19 cases in 105 additional death is linked to the virus. Medical experts believe hospital capacity could be extremely limited in some of the state's largest metro areas by the end of this month. To allow for more beds for covert 19 patients. Governor Abbott now boring elective surgeries in over 100 Texas counties, the governor urging Texans to wear a face covering in public and stay home when possible. Clayton Nevel
Texas governor issues mask order to fight COVID-19
"In Texas. There's been a dramatic ramp up of Governor Alberts efforts to control the spiking numbers of confirmed Corona virus cases in that state correspondent Nadia Remembering report Texas Governor Abbott issuing an executive order making facemask, mandatory and counties with 20 or more positive cases. Impacting more than 60% of Texans to the east Arkansas reported nearly 900 new cases in less than 24 hours, the largest single day increase in the states since the pandemic began. And a new record high in Florida, with more than 10,000 new cases reported
Fox's Cavuto urges viewers not to take drug like Trump
"Flu so I'm taking the to the sink and the hydroxy and all I can tell you is so far I seem to be okay the food and drug administration has warned chloroquine based treatments should only be done in hospitals because of a risk of heart complications but Costantini washing later fox news anchor Neil Cavuto strongly urged viewers not to follow the president's example and using the drug calling trump's admission
Democrats vote to allow delegates to attend convention remotely
"Democrats are making new moves toward a virtual presidential nominating convention this August organizers have been given the authority to design an event that won't require delegates who attended
Chinese company to refund $247 million to California for delayed delivery of tens of millions of protective masks
"Washington California will get a two hundred forty seven million dollar refund because of delayed delivery of protective masks it warded under deal with a Chinese manufacturer in ninety five respirator masks failed me on April thirtieth
Trump Ally Roger Stone Sentenced To 40 Months In Prison
"Washington time trump ally Roger stone has been since the forty months in prison for witness tampering and lying to Congress judge Amy Berman Jackson said stones wise for lawmakers investigating the interference amounted to a threat to American democracy president label the conviction is unfair but said he isn't ready to act just yet on a possible pardon for
‘Parasite’ Becomes First South Korean Movie to Win Best International Film Oscar
"A big surprise at the ninety second Academy Awards our Jim group reports the south Korean film parasite has taken the top Oscar prize parasite is the winner of the Best Picture Oscar that was quite a surprise the south Korean film is the first ever foreign language film to win the academy's top honor and it upset over what many thought was the favorite nineteen seventeen and other films like once upon a time in Hollywood the Irishman marriage story joker little women Jo Jo rabbit and four verses Ferrari pericytes director bong joon ho also won the best directing Oscar Sunday night and it took the trophy for the best international phone Renee Zellweger won Best Actress for Judy Joaquin Phoenix got Best Actor for joker best supporting Oscar is went to Laura Dern and
Trump celebrates victory after impeachment acquittal
"But we will begin with the president's celebration of his acquittal in the Senate and his thank you to the men and women specially the Republican Party but also his staff for standing by him through the ordeal of the three year ordeal the Democrats launched against Donald Trump even before he was sworn in as president in twenty seventeen the three you are deal alleging conduct that was a hoax to quote my friend Devin newness of fairy tale of fantasy fabulous made up falls three years of it I don't need a detailed because a man who's lived it along with me is seven core concept a very good evening to you the president as specially mentioned Devin and his remarks and I talk to Devon earlier in the program and was a delight to learn that once I read the news how do you measure the president's remarks today what did it do for the Republican Party that now completely supports the president good evening to you ASAP good evening John well I I played a large chunk of the president's press conference from the west wing which was ruby impromptu it wasn't a teleprompter speech it was heart filled and it was delightful because I've you said of the photos the the the victory round that this is you know a man and a quick hit forever and he beat and the lives of been destroyed he went around the room one by one with personal anecdotes thanking everyone there who had done so much to fight for the truth including Devin newness got a special shout out but perhaps one of the most enjoyable folly and and and warmest comments which is to Steve Scalise who you recognize the specially given the the violence of the did meted out on him that almost took his life so today is is a is a glorious day I had match lap from the American conservative union on my show he said he was in the area where he is a man who has breeze and live the conservative movement for for many many years and Matt said John he's never seen the Republican Party so United and so excited elderly supporters with that might read manga hats on you're getting up from there with the walkers and and and and punching the air and and excited and what I have to give him full credit Matt said this is the first day of the new presidency the president never had a honeymoon he was never given a break for three and a half years and with the state the incredible state of the union and we have the liquid alone on both counts in the Senate impeachment trial this could be the that new start for the trump presidency the state of the union I I've read over the speech because it was happening while I was in the air and I was not able to view and I saw the video clips the president's statements were straight forward he he was a summarizing the accomplishments of the trump administration in fact it was so obvious worry was going the whole time but I'm told that the Democrats sat there many of them wearing white sat there glom can I take this as a form of cheering for the president that the Democrats had nothing to say no we we we really have to be very clear about what happened in the state of the union it was appalling because on the one hand you had an incredible speech some have said it's the best speech the president has given I still think the Warsaw speech will be more historically significant but it is clearly one of the best state of the union speech of any president have given it was so perfectly choreographed drawn from the the the story of the nine year old black girl who finally has been awarded a scholarship by that by the White House she will be able to choose which school she goes to the one hundred year old Tuskegee airmen who would just have to stop you don't have that often by the president making him a general whose great grandfather is that in the gallery wanting to join the space force as an officer the the military family that the mother who was there with her her children who've been supporting the the families at Fort Bragg whose sobs and is surprised to heat she surprised by the fact that her husband the sergeant returns from the sky and the stand during the speech by the president and all of these jobs all of them the Democrats sat down and did and she did that they didn't they didn't they didn't see it when he said we have the highest employment for women in America we have the lowest unemployment for minorities the people who the Democrats say they represent and and they wouldn't even cheer for the fact that the president said we have taken millions of people of food stamps John it was it was on American it was so now what it was do this if and and it really shows the Democrats who they have become a a party that has been taken over by radicals like other she did to leave walked out half way through the state of the union Nancy Pelosi who destroyed a government document in peak at the end of the speech by ripping it up including all those incredible stories that were part of the state of
New virus infects more than 7,700 in China, other countries
"China corona virus hot but more the more hot I'm looking at the South China morning post the headlights from a newspaper distinguished newspaper now in the hands of the Communist Party it's owned by Ali Baba which is a subset corona virus desk time to one seventy cases exceed seventy seven hundred China faces bigger epidemic than sars in quote grave Carl coronavirus outbreak this is of concern Hong Kong nurses call in sick in protest a refusal to close borders sees the headlights right now it's morning it's Thursday morning Chad in addition we have the report of free confirmed we'll had evacuees in Japan with the virus McDonald's is closed all of its branches in China I saw a report earlier about Starbucks closing I saw a report earlier about Google either evacuating close there been various reports all day of their lives stopping service to China I know I saw the British air stopping service they'll be more or limiting the service and then this strange deeply concerning rotavirus props WHL World Health Organization U. N. super body to consider a merchants growing evidence says the sub head of human to human transmission outside China they must been reading Twitter forcing the WHL tour of reevaluate last week's decision not to declare a global health emergency there's the clue right there what I just read you and I go to Gordon check is going to ask a question of our correspondent Arthur Waldron of the university of Pennsylvania about what that statement about the WHL reveals about the present crisis in chat a guard good evening to you the question Dick Arthur please phrase our other today we'll see one news agency released a statement from the director general of the WHL after he met with C. jumping in Beijing and the director general said that China was quote winning the admiration of the world on foot another quote this is the superiority of the Chinese system and the experiences are worthy of emulation by other countries your comment please Arthur well I mean that is ridiculous and Walton and everybody including the people who are making those statements no that is wrong right now the reports that I have been gathering of we've all been seeing China is seething with anger at the absolute incompetence of the people in charge and also at the grotesque lack of emergency preparation I was just reading before we came on the air about a elderly man who had to go to a different hospital and his you that none of them would let a man and it isn't clear what his status is now people are list quite literally dropping dead on the street and they are so mad the they are there before burning up the wires on the internal talk minutes and who knows what they'll burn up next our third the puzzle here is that China has a top down command system no one could move until he or she receives an order from the top and it goes all the way to the M. for therefore the puzzle does China knows the embers the problem do they understand the fish they had the state my feeling is that they do if you think of almost any country facing the this incredible disease out out out out break like this this is you could say that this is like a Chinese Chernobyl I mean it's a huge disaster the the head of the country when the president of France or you know the IBM this is mark they would be on the next plane to wherever the place once they be making themselves visible to the people they'd be meeting with the officials say be crouching there eating a few finger fulls of rice with the nurses before they go back to work they'd be comforting the bereaved they would be exposing themselves to danger and so I will leadership death the big question of the Chinese that apparently is where is trump now what does that mean it doesn't mean trump trump is the code word that they have adopted for she's in pain who is described as safely in Beijing and people are absolutely red hot hopping mad about this wait are there just wanna check where is trump is code for where she is that correct that is correct yes that is important that's fabulous that tells me the Chinese people got soul the Chinese people they one of wall grins lost in the Chinese people are very smart and one of the problems that the government's having this time is they have various **** and bull story and the people and millions and millions of them on the phone they're able to play with words make ponds make references to all kinds of stuff and the and and the poor they're overwhelmed the poor sensors are overwhelmed by the volume of the discussions and they're also overwhelmed by the intelligence and wit of the way that views are conveyed guard the anger toward the end certainly aren't there last couple days state television critic Chinese television critic of posted a comment about the HBO series Chernobyl in that comment the critic mentioned nothing about the corona virus and the current situation in China and yet of course that whole posting was taken down because the Chinese leaders know that people are talking in a very determined way about Chernobyl it's a quick ability to what's going on and move on and China and the need for a whole new and political system and are there I think that you're absolutely right the Chinese people now understand this they're talking openly about it and this could very well be a leading sign of a failure of the Communist Party I agree with you I think you could go back to June night the first small teachers strike in Hong Kong and then you can look at wave after wave that is hip hip the the Beijing the communist leaders the communists the first the Hong Kong demonstrations then there washing defeat at the polls another bid to sell to the lecture long calling them the communists have been absolutely wiped out each time then the triumphant election of the Taiwan president who won more votes than anyone has ever won there and that already had speaking a little bit nervous to put it mildly to their they don't know how to win elections and now they have this challenge of keeping people alive this at the office and they can't meet it they don't have any idea what they're doing they don't know anything about the virus they don't know how it spreads and ads for word originated which I believe is a chemical warfare lab our other a biological warfare lab there's no proof of this but there is there's a lot of indirect indications of users one right smack in the middle of one time and the only one which is capable of holding this virus where experiments on this fires have been carried out if this they there's talk of the Chinese Communist may even admit that swear trump they are in so far over their heads it is just not funny and I think the lottery officials the governor or the mayor I guess he was being taken to task for not being Odyssey so you have to understand we knew all this stuff but we couldn't tell you until the higher ups gave us the okay now in the system like China for subordinate to say I do this so I would have told you that Mister Mister Biggs said that I couldn't that's insubordination and further more it it it is she is she looks like a weakling he is coming out looking like a complete weekly with no guts no sympathy living in a kind of vain world of his own so this is very very bad I was involved in the university of Pennsylvania Gordon
Are the Democrats ready for Bernie Sanders to get the 2020 presidential nomination?
"The news in the Senate well is that the Democrats are on repeat repeat repeat so we're going to move past that waiting for Mr step alone Mister Sekulow and the team from the White House to win our attention with succinct remarks about the foolishness of this whole exercise that is draining the nation's attention at the same time it is slowing the business at hand of reelecting the president of the United States I don't want to go to something that's even more surprising the election cycle to me yesterday as I approached caring for the show the CNN poll national Posada showing that Bernie Sanders had gone in the lead over Joe Biden the national Paul and then I today was in correspondence with our colleague John fund of the National Review online and he sent me a granite state poll from New Hampshire Bernie Sanders is going to lead by twelve points in New Hampshire and then I saw the Iowa poll of these last days showing the Bernie Sanders was also outpacing Joe Biden and Liz before in Iowa the thinking is that Bernie Sanders is drawing from the disappointing Elizabeth Warren supporters but this is the question to you is the best are the Democrats really ready really ready for Bernie Sanders at the top of their nomination process are they ready to deal with what he represents good evening to you ASAP good evening John I put it another way that they're ready to sabotage him and they're doing so right now how is the the the the halt Mike incident with between Bernie and Elizabeth Warren at the CNN debate took several days facts the B. leaks tool to be used in the media what what what was the pulley that what what was the accidental pools for several days and then you have the long interview with Hillary Clinton where she goes off to him and this falling on top of the private discussion the the heart to credit discussion in which we're supposed to believe that an up and socialist the honeymoon in the Soviet Union is Bernie Saunders did flat out told Elizabeth Warren the woman combi to present United States what he knew full well he'd probably be running against of the the Democrat establishment on it's clear in the in the last few days has set its sights on Bernie Saunders three years ago it was done with super delegates it was done with the D. and the using every tool in the book to rob him of the nomination I'm not saying this out of any sympathy to them on reconstituted socialist we're talking about here but he he is not part of the the classic Democrat establishment and that's why the knives already out the the the odds of March is occurring as we see it with regard to Bernie Saunders because the Democrat establishment cannot abide the thought that this man could end up at the top of the ticket history says that a stop fill in the blank movement always results in that person getting a hand getting the nomination right now the anybody but fill in the blank Bernie MO is probably contributing to those numbers that I gave you in the polling is gaining attention in addition to the fact Elizabeth Warren is fading so let us entertain the unimaginable is the trump campaign ready to run against Bernie Sanders the populist is is there is there any stone we need to turn over and look at closely before we enter into that fantastic dual I was also the reason I've been with my colleagues in California will places but two thousand the conservative patriots came to the event it was Dennis Prager myself mark to be in and one of the questions from the audience was which one of the candidates are you worried about which one of the candidates on the left a gives you you know most sleepless nights when it comes to a a competition with food with the incumbent and mark was lost the question that is with us the question and I said it doesn't matter modern politics is about celebrity it's about charisma individuals like Bloomberg Macy's you can purchase it but we know that you cannot buy love all popularity but John it really I'm I'm completely sincere about this it doesn't matter who they choose even if Oprah runs our fifth absurd conspiracy theory that Michelle Obama the love it's it's crazy job why because of the the economic results that is your pot full when you create we've added eleven trillion dollars to the US economy with when the stock market you can't keep up with the breaking records on the stock market and when you see the unemployment figures the likes of which we haven't seen since nineteen sixty nine it really means that it doesn't matter who gets the nomination just on pocket books to load Donald Trump should all other things being equal stroll back into the White House and yet Sam what we see in the polling is that Bernie Sanders is going to do very well in the first two votes that the Iowa caucus in New Hampshire we have reason to believe he'll do well in Nevada as well just reason to believe I haven't seen any recent polls bodies it is leading nationally in some fashion what are the Democrats who support Bernie Sanders telling us that they don't care about the White House that they don't care about the party that they don't care about down ticket is that what they say what what the Democrats and I'm trying to think yeah I'm trying to do what we were supposed to do is have you were trained in military intelligence you trying to get into the mind of the follow but at least as a coach out of the Cold War the pho was rational drawn when we collected the intelligence and read the read the the the the publications all of all of the enemy we could extrapolate to some kind of rational objective in the in the application of ways and means to that executive but with when we're talking about individuals who truly believe that after forty countries for their countries have tried socialism since the manifesto was written by Karl Marx and Frederick Engels and every single one of those countries has failed I I have no rational explanation for what they see it's it's really indoctrination from the nineteen seventies on was that they always have you and I will watch this story I mean that's our job will watch this story over the next a number of weeks to the February third what is it is less than two weeks to remember third will watch a story and see whether it is this suicide watch for the Democratic Party or is there some scheme here that so clever it's like the ability to cheat at monopoly you can't catch them have it all right we'll see
Trump says middle class tax cut to be announced over next 90 days
"The president mentioned a tax cut to follow the election are presuming he has control of the Senate and control of the house of representatives and that's an ambition what would it look like over there any hands for his well I think they are trying to pitch tax cuts for lower income people through the earned income tax credit may be also child tax credits we talked before hand you would mention maybe something about Kay and tax cuts on capital gains that is something Republicans long to put through whether that would be something he talks about in this election I frankly doubt it I mean Democrats would paint that is something that's only attractive for wealthy people even though we know farmers for example are are very disadvantaged if if capital gains go up and other people who have real assets that ultimately get sold but I think they're going to be talking about middle class tax cuts because there is the persistent criticism that too much of the tax cuts in two thousand seventeen went to high income people so look trump has turned the tables on American politics there is no denying it and whereas Democrats always prided themselves on representing workers union workers in particular but workers overall middle income people now it's really president trump who sort of has made that his mission and you know they talk about middle class incomes going up five thousand dollars since he was elected that is a reasonable statistic median incomes are higher than they've ever been before it you know the Democrats can talk and talk and talk but the reality is all those people across America at the end of the day know that they're better off than they were and that the simplest message of all from president trump and Republicans in November will be not only are you better off than you were do you want to stay better off or do you want to turn the podium back over to the group that was it basically is talking about raising taxes lowering grows and and also crimping our individual freedoms I think these are big topics in big themes for this
What Is America Still Doing in the Middle East?
"Iran said it launched a missile attack on US led forces in Iraq in the early hours of Wednesday right now in retaliation for the U. S. drone strike on an Iranian commander who's killing has raised fears of a wider war in the Middle East Tehran fired more than a dozen ballistic missiles from Iranian territory against at least two Iraqi military bases hosting US led coalition personnel at about one thirty AM local time that according to the US military fog of war the source for most all of this news is Iraq the source for the photograph produced by Reuters being used and picked up around the world right now is Iran press handout via Reuters we're looking at propaganda release from the follow fog of war I welcome Victor Davis Hanson of the Hoover Institution is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution writing most recently at American greatness about a much larger canvas then the propaganda of the disgraced rogue Tehran regime this has to do with the American people asking questions over these last years what is the Middle East for what we doing there Victor a very good evening to you it's an excellent question it comes up often I'm sidestepping the partisan matter will come to that but you asked this question in light of the revelations of these last years at the U. S. is not dependent on middle eastern oil is not depended on in fact the success of any of these all ago or Logar case or of the bully boys Iran and its help mates Russia and China we're not depended upon them at all we are locked into a long term conversation that is left over from the twentieth century in the Cold War so do you measure that the American people that the trump administration are trying to find an exit or to change our posture towards the Middle East good evening to Victor good evening John I think they're trying to collapse all of the reverse to be in the middle east of the last seventy years down to just one or two reasons to have a much smaller footprint and by that I mean we don't need it oriel anymore and the people who are most dependent on the waterways are trying now in the European Union the European Union apparently won't track horizontally grow on their own territory and they won't protect their own tankers in China we don't really want to subsidize their security needs I don't think we don't have a as you said the geo political rival like the Soviet Union proven as on a qualifier in self in Syria there are so many mount Terry questions but no more so than in Africa or South America or Asia so I guess what we're saying is why why do we have troops in Iraq and what are we worried about I think the only answer well I think one the administration is focused on is we don't want the oil wells and its considerable about thirty percent of the world's oil we don't want that but while format to accumulate in my hands about unstable regime that would use it to get a ball that's all I can Franco and that's why we are trying to contain a ram the other secondary reason is we don't want to become an enclave of sanctuary or platform what used to be black September of the PLO the national liberation front propels flying or then later became all cried and isis so did most two reasons it's hard to see why were there and I think the ministrations same old grunts stand off with around so that we were in the sport of stopping them from becoming a nuclear power and then we went and history of a bomb isis for most of the only two legitimate reasons I can
China says will strive to reach phase one trade deal with U.S
"Two weeks ago phase one minute here we go Wall Street within the last twenty four hours phase one not a minute trouble with agriculture IP the usual basket of case now I am of the opinion that if something's happening they'll tell you if it's not rumors of usually indicate nobody's got any news anyway it's just a lot of space in the span of course we've been through this before it's a roller coaster it's a little roller coaster it's hardly going up very far we don't have to go down very far so right now we're going down a little slow no deal no deal by thanksgiving no deal by Christmas no deal she didn't big question is he's still holding out for Joe Biden I think that something was going on in Beijing which we don't quite understand and I think that they do believe in China that they can hold out longer as you point out if you go back two weeks everybody except for me but everybody was saying that there was going to be a hundred percent chance of what president trump called a phase one trade deal it was a sort of marked down arrangement not comprehensive president trump October eleventh in the oval office announced this phase one trade deal as he stood next to the Chinese trade negotiator vice premier well hello then what happened is the Chinese started to up their demands and specifically they did two things first of all they wanted a comprehensive rollback of American tariffs which were not part of the October eleventh arrangement and then they decided that they did not want to make a specific commitment as to the purchase of American agricultural products this is very important of course the president trump so it looks like the Chinese have reneged on that October eleventh deal and there are a couple of other indications that there's problems in Beijing but you point out and one of them is on Saturday The New York Times released four hundred and three pages of Communist Party documents about the oppression of the Uighurs in the cosmetics in what people call soon John or Chinese occupied east Turkestan that is supposed to move in rage the Chinese leadership and in their view made it impossible to sign it even a phase one trade deal with the United States so this is getting extremely
Senate passes bill aiming to protect Hong Kong human rights
"The news from Washington the US Senate unanimously passed legislation on Tuesday aimed at protecting human rights in Hong Kong amid a crackdown on a pro democracy protest movement drawing condemnation from Beijing the news the it's entitled the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act the house of representatives and the president of the United States of indicated that he will sign this bill once it reaches his desk is that correct that's correct John the Senate and the house versions are different but speaker Pelosi said that she's going to accept the Senate version it's going to the president's desk shortly and the president has indicated he will sign it we welcome Arthur Waldron and the university of Pennsylvania first to comment on the fact that the Congress which is which cannot agree on the weather has now decided to agree on condemnation of the Chinese Communist Party in specific she didn't pick guard she jumping is the Communist Party he is the government yeah he is and increasingly so and that is a departure from previous years and it has consequences are there a very good evening to you condemning she didn't pay because I had the I'm not being fancy here this condemns his decision making is that is that is that a blow to the Communist Party they shrug this off and give out propaganda as they have for the last seventy years good evening to you it really is a body blow to the Communist Party to use the original plan appeal cast your mind back to suit nineteen eighty four and nineteen ninety seven with the Hong Kong was going to be treated differently from anywhere else in China they were gonna have freed them their freedom of press they have freedom of speech by this point they will be electing their own chief executive that it is in writing and the United States eager to support this well yeah resolution of the question of what to do with the one policy with the British did not leave a democracy when they a band that went went when they gave it freedom we okay well if you do certain things if you do these things will do certain things to will treat them in in special ways that canonically and all the rest what's happened now is the way you said well look you have screw this up so totally that we do not consider the you are keeping any of the promises that you made where it's quite clear and therefore one ocular given special treatment because of it hello he had to the promises to get a special treat other words you have a whole slew of cycle of diplomacy that was part of the optimism of the direction of well what if China is completely down the drain in Arthur Beijing has summoned the embassy of second in command because investors not there to complain about the Hong Kong human rights and democracy act as being a violation of their sovereignty they said they're going to retaliate in unspecified ways but it seems that China really has no way to retaliate against the U. S. there huffing in there puffing and what we are seeing Arthur is this supposedly mighty state which is a post on the twenty first century looks hopeless well they look helpless with respect to us but consider it we've had nearly six months of massive demonstrations first immense but peaceful millions literally two million people photographs from above a impressive who were simply bearing witness to the fact that they wanted to be heard and then they started a little bit of trouble and then more and then by yesterday be you had a pitch battle at the polytechnic university where work for foot bridges were being burned armored an armored car was on fire it saturates sector and through all of this we had not seen or heard any official reaction from St Jane or from really from Hong Kong except to say this is unacceptable and we may have to stop it but it shows complete governmental incompetence in an African country if this was happening in the number two city the president from the first number one city he'd be over at the second city by by twenty four hours ever ready with a look we got to figure out what the hell we're going to do our car is gone on for for for five years five months and no action no discussions no communication it suggests that somehow the ability of the P. R. C. to do even simple things such as can be in a meeting is impaired U. as talked about something which I think is a significant change in the Hong Kong population and that is over these past five months of the we have seen Beijing inflame the population at various times by doing the wrong thing but what's occurred you have pointed out is that there has been an irrevocable change in Hong Kong's people if you could explain that well I think I should say this is an insight from Willie lamb who is really the dean of China watchers seven Hong Kong himself although he's a Canadian he lives in Canada and is the man he was sick of the heart one horrible thing after the point is the child that these people say they're eighteen year olds say their twenty two year old say their thirteen year olds say that there are parents say that their grandparents asked to these searing weeks of indecision of suffering of fear for their loved ones of police firing live ammunition and god knows what direction of the underground Chinese criminals coming out and beating up subway car passengers and all the rest they've stopped being your usual very very sort of thoughtful and unemotional urban citizens the you had before he went about their business they've been politicized and they've been politicized deeply and they now I think it's fair to say there seven and have people in Hong Kong who who with hatred of the day as I was saying earlier because mothers they hate the guts of the Communist Party are Sir Arthur imagine for us how the Tiananmen generation sees or hears the news of what's going on in Hong Kong does it make them regret does it make sense take over what they did that the compromises they made since eighty nine no I don't think so at all I think if they say to themselves well of course this is exactly what you expect this is what we went through this is what communism produces its is dysfunctional destructive mechanism for writing a society at a certain point its victims either they try to speak to women say for god sakes stop think about what you're doing and what it what it shows that is death then there's violence they chairman worked were naive enough to think that the people's army of China would not shoot at Chinese people I always to say by someone they can't do it you stick a bear and an eighteen year old undergraduate girl in killer that changes the course of history but that's what they did and now it's happened in Hong Kong is really in most of it in most ways very very similar not least in the affect people who went through the chairman crash this situation they've got so yes I seem to remember that thirty years ago while I was part of some unpleasant once people are killed I mean if your if your friend is beaten and then recovers maybe you don't think about all the time if you're somebody standing next to two other people both of whom are shot in the forehead and
White House's Mulvaney to sue over House impeachment subpoenas
"Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney has withdrawn his request to be added to a lawsuit asking a court to decide whether current or former trump administration officials have to comply with subpoenas to testify on Capitol Hill of any plans to follow his own lawsuit after skipping his appearance
Hong Kong protester apparently shot in chest by police officer
"Kong cloudy rose said of the independent women's forum has been in Hong Kong these last hours and days Arkady was there earlier in the cycles FOR many weeks and then left momentarily and is now back to report on what she's seen over these last twenty four hours we have incomplete reports of confrontations leading to at least one death what looks to be a gunshot death of a protester a young person now I want to frame this before going to Claudia cloudy semi videos are during the precedent during the run up to the demos last night what I saw where young people children for my part of the winners seventy one years old you're allowed to say children when they're under twenty children holding hands and singing songs that's what I saw I also saw a city that was prepared for worse well apparently it came Claudia a very good morning to you it is now October second for you we are getting incomplete reports here of violence but more to the point I want to know how the Carrie lam administration Caroline was in Beijing for the parade of missiles how they prepared and executed their police presence during the October first protests good morning to you. good morning driving cleaning up as China's national day basis to his very own are looking to update you on one thing the teenager who was shot point blank in the chest by a police officer is alive he's in critical condition but he's in the hospital but he looks like he will survive that's good that to your main question the way that they prepared here for national day was the chief executive left for Beijing to celebrate China is the second anniversary of communist China and leaving her deputy in charge here and effectively the police in charge of the streets who began by the day began with the shut down of critical natural state subway stations they called the MTR here and when I went down into the wind here's where I'm standing to see what what was going on in the NPR first thing I run into are a riot police into big huddles because while the NPR in the now thing they're doing this for passenger safety actually the greatest threat to safety in Hong Kong has the con itself police force right now you know quick behind it the threat of the turning those people's armed police and people will Gration are eight but they use the metro as staging areas at this point and get more from which they can boil up almost anywhere to very official subway system and means like the people are wall that is very communist China the people are world out using their own and she are on grounds that they don't want people coming to these protests and from there it just spot on in two it basically. carrying a violent or well territory there was a big March that Hong Kong people wanted to hold a lawyer usual bring Josh on day and they always protest against China on national day this is the first year that it was banned and it was bad with all sorts of threats that things would go badly for anyone who showed up alright. I could don't know the numbers except that they were huge a little thousandths thousandth thousand showed up probably a hundred thousand maybe more it just went on and on if you. materialize and they took the roots and chanting as they went fight for freedom extent with Hong Kong I watch and take down yet more of these big banners that the government has put up celebrating the seventieth anniversary of communist China crowd cheering I thought they were very painting graffiti free Hong Kong and so on they walked down the surveillance lamb calls in the what we're reading about is vandalism is targeting sites and symbols of authority they went past Jewish shops that which they didn't touch they went past hi and shopping malls where did you spray paint graffiti on shop that deals that are basically dealing with the big with that are backed by trying to interest but the rest of it they really leave alone and this that turned into confrontations which went on in districts all over Hong Kong as half the MTR stations were shut down as white police came out and fired in another finance it's your gas which they do at this point indifferent to whether there are families with kids in strollers in nearby to death nothing to do with that yes it's a terrible scene and what a border one two is kind of groups are really here already certainly on the street. John is rules was second looks like cloudy as they grow this can you imagine a little for us Hong Kong a year from now. I can tell you what it looks like I saw it late last night when I took a stroll through the what was it those awards out where they were already had trucks out cleaning up the the garbage the debt collectors which the protesters the drive to form barricades all right it looks like what was a really beautifully cacti and street wear it's a pleasure to walk around turn into a rubble strewn a landscape covered with graffiti there's free Hongkong fight out one last the defense boil down to they want to elect their own leaders on and it it was just a dark trash out city you never used to be an add on click on television years ago saying that the credibility of different it would show fibercon con and then it would show a dark gray obscene basically like communist China thirty years ago and I looked at the scene last night and if you could still this turned out so thick that add hours afterward as they were cleaning up. we're still gagging and coughing as they walked home to places in one try which is where what sort of good pitched battles are fought over and over because it's near the main police headquarters near the central government complex and those are two sites they go to all right so it's weak. but now that they've already arrested a hundred eighty people in late yesterday that's on top of more than fifteen hundred before the act they had begun rounding them up before this national day that president xi Jinping in China calls we should check the great rejuvenation of the Chinese nation unfortunately he's rejuvenating it as a total of date on and basically if they sure is violent and what they wanted to hear is a culture of individual freedom will be a real desire for liberty and rule of law and that's why you're getting these tremendous showdown this is where the two tectonic plates of our time are your really meeting right now hearing aid versus hiring is free society. we just have a minute I want to because you said you were a Tiananmen you saw before and after Tiananmen and I've seen before and after on October first twenty nineteen are the mainland authorities are they a. intimidated to use the mortal violence they use thirty years ago what are they are they in some way holding back. it's very possible again we're all guessing it's possible they are because they want Hong Kong junior reserve banking. its support for foreign exchange but I they have been letting this play out right I think it's shado fighting in a way real people are really getting hurt but in Beijing where they just have their huge military parade. at this point they're letting call control itself apart and the question is how will they finally after being at I would not rule out guns by any stretch marks. slowly rose said of the independent women's forum she's reporting from Hong Kong the events before during and after the confrontation on October first twenty
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"Follow me on Twitter. Some your tweets at Ethan Bearman. Michael Cohen testifying on Capitol Hill today, he called President Trump a racist. Conman a cheat in his opening statement, and he's been getting battered by the Republicans, and the Democrats have been asking who else is involved that can corroborate what you're saying. And we've gotten some names today. It's been a fascinating day. We're going to have former assistant US attorney federal prosecutor, David Katz. Join me here in about ten minutes to you is his perspective. Because there are some names brought up today that I I. They must be a little unhappy. That Michael Cohen was testifying naming names today. That's but I want to hear what you think. Four one five eighty eight ten Carl in San Jose, Carl you're on KOA ten with Ethan Bearman. Hey, good morning. Yeah. Really disturbing information coming from Cohen. I I think the part that really gets me the hardest is that his statement that the president really didn't expect to win the election. And that means from a patriotism or patriotic standpoint, I think he has to resign. He has to resign right now. He needs to talk with pants any pets can pardon him. I don't know. But. To have somebody like that in that position. At this time is really really disappointing. I mean, look at the situation was Russia. I that's what which should be any way against what he stands for the. Crisi from this guy. And I mean, yes, we knew he was an issue. He was a braggart in a blowhard, but it was kind of our blowhard, but he's turned into something evil. I I'm really really disappointed. And I I know I ask you this Carl, but other people might not know that we've had this conversation before you voted for President Trump. Yes. Yes. I did. And I thought I was doing the right thing from a Konami standpoint from our position in the world. I mean, he's over there right now in Vietnam talking with Kim John ghetto, which by the way, it was his father that was dealing with Iran and stuff, but regardless of that that was our conversation yesterday. Anyway. Just. Yeah. I'm just very very disappointed. I think it'd be better for the country at my God doesn't have any kind of a soul doesn't he realized that what he's doing? And what he's done is is not good for the country, the US, the our people our citizens. I mean, come on. Well, yeah. I mean, it it. It was very interesting today. Carl keep it tune in because we will pick up the testimony again when they come back from their lunch break and Carl's always good to hear from you four one five eight hundred eighty eight ten again coming up in just a couple more minutes. Former assistant US attorney David Katz will join me we're gonna have the live testimony after their short recess. I'll keep taking your calls for one five eight hundred eighty eight ten Peter in Petaluma, Peter you're on KGHM with Ethan Bearman. Hey, isn't love the bumper music whole room of rats tell you so. Here's the thing. Here's the thing. I don't think we're changing any minds here today, the people that are for Trump, or are, you know, on one side, the people that are against them on the other the same way you can tell them the room who's on. What side you've got one side in their discrediting, him, etc. You got other side, you know, we're going over how brave he has for being there. To me. Like, it sounds to me exactly like a supreme court nomination hearing with us roles were reversed hang up because there was something. Big today. The there were two big things to me. Because I I can't disagree with that whole. You know, you got Democrats on this Ed Republicans in this. I they're viewing it through their own lands and they're playing that game. But there was I thought there was one big bombshell today at least one and it was Cohen named jaysekulow. He named him. And he said, look, I changed my testimony. And it was j secular who wanted me to change it? Yes. F, and we're gonna find out now they're going to have to investigate this. If Jay seculow had actually directed him to lie to congress. That's a huge deal. We we have some new names to investigate here. Oh, I'm sure they're going to investigate all of them. You know, they'd been told until the powers change. Again. The thing is that you've got the likes of the bumper music was appropriate. You've got a lying discredited. Convicted attorney in a room with a bunch of lying, you know, crooked politicians who probably I bet if they really investigated. I bet nine out of ten of be convicted for tax evasion, and one type of other taken all the special interest money, they do, and, you know, funneling it this way way and doing all these things, and you brought up something else that I think is really important beer, which is we had congress people who are actually attorneys now there's something called legislative privilege. They are they can lie all they want. There's no defamation against him. They they basically can't be held liable for lying in a congressional testimony. I'm actually. Totally serious. Legislators are free to say, whatever they want. They were misleading people in with the law is I actually was kind of live tweeting out during the testimony today as a Representative Armstrong completely misrepresented ethical rules regarding client, attorney privilege attorneys may reveal privileged information for a bunch of reasons related to breaking the law. We had another a attorney Representative lying about how evidence works. I mean, or at least not lying. Let me rephrase it completely misrepresenting an and misleading the people on this. It's really a big deal. Peter, thanks for the call. Let me grab another Pete in Santa Cruz beat you're on K G O eight ten with Ethan Bearman. Hey, good afternoon. Ethan. I was just going to mention that. I, you know, as I paying attention to what's going on for the last few years. It's become apparent to me that you know, man, the kids need to learn the constitution. It's been a long time since I've actually. Looked at the constitution. So I I went out and for my grandkids. I bought two constitutions translated for kids basically on one side of the page verbatim. Yeah. Their side. This is what it's telling you. And so I thought one day before they came over. I'm going to pick this up and read it, and I was amazed at how much stuff I had forgotten or Ben formation over the years that I have just assumed. And I'm like dang. I I need to agree. Read the constitution. American civics, how our government works and the and reading the constitution. I love that. You did that I really do. And I apologize. Gotta cut it short because we have a guest coming up here in just a moment. I'll take your calls again as well. After that Pete. Thanks so much for ringing in the former assistant US attorney, David Katz joins me to share his thoughts on today's test me. So far, we still have much more people who have questions, for example. Andrea Cossio Cortez is still gets the question. Michael Cohen now be coming up after the recess. Oh, David Katz is next four one five eight hundred eighty eight ten. Cagy? Oh, eight ten and streaming online at K G, O radio dot com. And it's twelve fourteen on K.
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"Eight zero eight one zero some of your tweets at Ethan Bearman. It's Friday has been of a Newsweek you'd have a little bit of fun with some not the onion headlines real headlines from around the world, they sound like they're satire, they're not they're real. And this first one is a doozy. Real headline from CNBC dot com. Real headline. Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook has been an innovator in privacy. He said that with a straight face. An innovator in privacy with all of their scandals. Cambridge analytic manipulation of voters releasing information to partners. It wasn't supposed to be their cameras spying now. Innovator in privacy is I'm sure the last thing that people think of when you say Facebook, do you think yourself innovator in privacy now? Now, you know, sorry, Mark you got that went all wrong. Zach. Totally totally wrong on the tech front. I love this one. This made me laugh out loud. Real headline not the onion from ars Technica dot com. Real headline. You know, they have these new self lacing. Choose you seen those. I'm not interested in them. But they have them now really expensive real headline Nike's self lacing sneakers turned into bricks after faulty firmware update. That's right. Seven three hundred and fifty dollars self leasing sneakers don't work with Nike's official Android app. Take an update and you get the blue screen of death on your shoes. All the more reason to leave shoes alone. I don't need them being, you know, all loaded up with tech. Anybody surprised with Nike users are experiencing technical difficulties in the.
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"Eighty eighty eight ten semi or tweets at Ethan Bearman, a fun day, hasn't it? Well, interestingly enough while you know, how much of a fan of public transport. I am. And why I think it's critical in every major city in the United States. Now. One of our key transit systems that I. Inge would enjoy more. And I know they're working on it is Bart bay area. Rapid transit. Well, joining me to talk about some schedule changes starting today spokesperson for Bart Anna Duckworth, and thanks for coming on the show today may it's a pleasure, Ethan. How are you today? I am great. Now. I want to talk to you about this. Look Bart is a is a kill. Let's be honest. It's key. Right. It's it's how we're able to function in the bay area is by getting around barring crossing the bay. And and what's the number of daily riders? Do we know it's about four hundred fifteen thousand daily riders and just to put it in perspective. We carry double the amount of writers transbay banned the bay bridge. Right. So it's utterly critical. And I know there are things like some seismic retrofits and all kinds of other things going on too. So what's the status, and I understand that? We have a schedule change it started today. That's right. And that is for a critical seismic retrofit at the transbay tube. So today is the first day of our change of our of service. We used to open at four AM on. Weekdays starting today. We open at five AM, and what that's going to do is give give us an extra hour each morning forties. Crews who are inside of those two of the tube to do the retrofit work. This is a three and a half year long project. So that is how long the schedule change is going to be an effect cruiser in there. And they're going to be installing a new inner steel liner inside of the transbay tube as well as installing an upgraded water pumping system, and the idea behind that is that in the event ever, very large and very rare earthquake. I mean, we're talking about a magnitude eight point zero work raider. And this would be one that is centered on the faults that run right next to the core of our system, and those are the San Andreas the Hayward fault, the idea is that if something should happen. And there's leakage in the tube that these upgrades will help prevent that elite or keep it to a minimum enough that if there are writers and staff inside the tube will be able to get them out in time to where they will be safe anti Duckworth spokesperson for Bart is joining me. On the phone right now. So we're not going to start now until five. What are they're going to be extra cars on the trains because that can be a very busy route in the morning, and I know some people do or were before today taking that early train? What is that gonna look like in terms of impact? Well, what we did for people who are now going to be riding the train starting at five as opposed to four is we are starting all of our trains long five in the morning from the end of the line stations. And then we're also for the first time on weekdays starting mid line station starts that's from concord south Hayward in Daly city, which is something we haven't done before on the weekdays. And that's so that we can ramp up service and get our writers into the core of the system quicker, and what we're doing for those four AM writers that we've actually done with eight bus partner agencies throughout the bay area is develop an early bird express bus service that we tried to mimic Bart service as much as we could we have a bus operators stopping at twenty one different Bart stations in the morning, we have forty eight total, but we have the service operating out of twenty. One Bart stations beginning of four AM. We have seven transbay routes that going on the East Bay into downtown San Francisco, which is most of our ridership is during that hour, then we have five East Bay routes to on the peninsula, and in San Francisco in one dedicated to contra Costa county. Okay. So we're we're picking up that slack with with the longer trains extra mid trains, and then these buses the early bird express bus. So I think this is really important that when I I hope you can help me out really quickly here. Anna Duckworth spokesperson for Bart is joining me on the phone to learn about the new schedule and these the early bird express bus program. What is the best way to get the details on that the best way is for riders to.
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"Samir tweets at Ethan Bearman coming up in about thirty minutes. When I talk to Greg Kozara on fracking. Oh, there's one of the most controversial topics red dig into maybe some facts about it. I think that's always important especially over time about the green new deal that is on the table right now. But Venice special topic right now and a guest joining me in studio state of the union is tomorrow night. And we talk about the secretary of defense, Mattis quit. The allegation is over the president tweeting that we were just going to withdraw from Syria unilaterally. We've got Iraq in the news again, it's front page of the Washington Post today, Syria Turkey, Israel, all of this is happening seems like quite the mass joining me in studio to discuss Michael Friedman runs. The media line American nonprofit news agency covering the Middle East. Michael. Thanks for coming in today. Yeah. It's good to talk to you. Now, a say in what is going on with that microphone as I am not hearing you. Let's see you try that again. Nope. I'm still not hearing. Let's switch microphones. And why that one is not working. But let's let's have you moved for just a second here. And that one was not working as interesting how that happens. Sometimes is this works. Just great. All right. Let's let's let's give you another second to get that one in position, and we'll do that one. So anyway, we have it's it's really controversial. We have Afghanistan is technically Asia at that point not really the Middle East, but we've got longest war in US history happening in Afghanistan. We still have troops stationed in Iraq, regardless of what President Obama promised. And one of the things I want to get you before we get in some of the detail. What's happening in the Middle East? Michael is. How did you wanna cover? Why did you want to cover the Middle East that seems like a pretty tough neighborhood? Spend your time reporting on as an exciting neighborhood. Yes. There's always something happening. Always happening. It's intense. It's acceptable. The accessibility of somebody who wants to be in the news business for whatever. Absurd. Reason they decide on what you do in Israel what you can see in Israel in the Palestinian areas, all points, all directions from there is just amazing. I do a program frequently in New Hampshire and the New Hampshire voters believed that all roads to the White House lead through New Hampshire because. Primary you come to Jerusalem anyone who's gonna be for any serious office, including that of the president of the United States has to come digital. I those trips and they're accessible they're much more than more. So than here of that's interesting. Okay. So so I want to tell you about the president for saying it so the front page on the Washington Post right now Iraqi President Barham Sala today rejected a plan the from President Trump the calls for keeping us forces in Iraq too key to watch Iran. We have I mean, Iran is not exactly our friend at this point at least not the government of Iran, not since nineteen seventy nine. So our president says, hey, we need to keep an eye on these guys we got a huge battle going on in the Middle East for power and Iran is one of those key players. Well, what happened with that is the announcement? There's an expression in in Israel and the Middle East because exact sounds like what we say here, but zigzag is a very specific term. And he's a politician who keeps changing his direction, and once you're labeled as a zigzag there's not much future for you. Allies. Now, calling our president zigzag the case in point is exactly that with with Syrian withdrawal during the campaign. It was bring all the soldiers home. Then once he was in office. It was put troops on the ground. And when asked why we have to keep the troops. There is answer was for the Saudis and for Israel, which didn't make the Israelis all that happy associated like that. And then switched again. So. What happened with the alliances? And that's really the key. The big story is what the allies think of us. Okay. Because the the. The allies were very respectful of all things American are loved around the world, and you go to the Middle East, and notwithstanding certain rhetoric all things American are very popular and looked upon positively and the good stuff, regardless of whether you're talking about Israel or Iraq or Audie Arabia, Egypt or whatever. And if you noticed with the Israeli Palestinian track once the Americans withdrew Europeans gravelled begged look at my con- in France. Did everything they could to become the successors to the Americans Noko act to be the Americans. Everybody knows nothing happens until the Americans are involved. That's interesting. I didn't realize it was quite quite excessive. Joining me in studio right now, Michael freed San runs the media line American nonprofit news agency in the Middle East. So so everything's gotta be the Americans and our approach right now is like you just said, we withdrew from that process. But I thought Jaren Kushner was gonna lead us to peace in the Middle East. All he's he's preoccupied with other things at the moment, it seems it seems that the plan that he's been protecting jealously is in his back pocket. Someone told me that I don't know if that's true or not, but he's doing other things. Well, things unfold in the Middle East, primarily the predominant theory is that the White House doesn't want to embarrass BB Netanyahu before the election. He's there was a huge just played. I just saw Michael Jackson a huge banner in. I think it was Tel Aviv. Or was it? Jerusalem of gigantic. One of those fifty foot tall banners of President Trump and BB shaking hands that yahu in Israel. Yeah. Well, there are some elements in Israel that are. There are posters that go up all over the country thanking BB Netanyahu for his relationship with the Americans. And I'm sure you could figure out where the funding comes from for that. But they're very frequent. And this is part of that campaign Netanyahu is in the fight was life right now. Because isn't he isn't he being investigated for some corruption? Yeah. There's there's several corruption investigations going on and his big problem is that he's facing reelection. Now, the polls show that notwithstanding his legal problems. He should walk away with it. But he may not be able to form a coalition after he does. So what will that matter? Meanwhile, well, the ones that conservative elements in in Israel get behind him them because harder line not necessarily it appears at the moment that he could win as many as thirty seats. There's a one hundred and twenty seat legislature and in order to govern you have to have sixty one or more in order to do that the way you select a prime minister is not. Here where you know, any boy can wake up and be prime minister. It doesn't work like that. I you have to be the head of a party, and it's easy to have a party can everybody has their own party pretty much a lot of their dozens and dozens of parties that's not the issue. But you gotta get that party to the point where it has more seats than anybody else. Now, if you win more seats than anybody else if the president of the country, which is largely a symbolic job. But this is a real one he has to decide in his own estimation. Can the one who got the most seats for their party form, the sixty one plus cabinet to run the government? So he doesn't have to give it to the guy or girl who wins the most number of seats. As was the case when if you live beat beaten by one sleep, but she couldn't form a coalition. So he did it did it until now everybody would go into the voting booth and the importance was like here like everywhere else in the democratic World Health and wealth, and despite when everybody said to the pollster who said who are you gonna vote for well? Nobody tells the truth about that we found out in two thousand sixteen here. Well, when Richard Nixon was reelected he wanted a huge landslide. And we couldn't find anybody who said they voted for him. Right. So that question just wasn't the question. What was important question was who do you feel is capable and able and you trust to have your finger on to have his finger on the button and overwhelmingly in the privacy, which there really isn't much in Israel and they're voting boost in her booth, but in the voting room where you put your paper ballot box. That person has gone to vote for health, and wealth, and they were scared and look at this one hundred and fifty thousand missiles aimed at Israel at every moment of every day from the north. There's an uncounted number from the south. So Israel has a lot to fear in terms of continue this conversation, Michael free to hang hold onto that thought. Because I have a question for because wall will be part of our state of the union tomorrow night. And I wanna understand how that ties into what's happening in Israel right now. Michael Friedman runs media line in American nonprofit news agency in the Middle East. He's joining me in studio. We'll take your calls and questions as well. For one five eighty eight ten Ethan Bearman on K G O eight.
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"Samir tweets out, Ethan Bearman. Now, I can tell you for an absolute fact, you go back to one of my yearbooks. There's no picture of me in black face or next to somebody in a white KKK hood doesn't exist. It's so easy. That's just is not there. It didn't happen. Holy. And yet the Virginia governor continues to refuse to step down, the Lieutenant governor just spoke as I understand it in Virginia. So let's check in with Washington Post senior regional correspondent, Robert McCartney. Robert, thanks for coming on the show today. My pleasure. This is one of the most bizarre stories in a bizarre. A couple of years of politics to have a sitting governor who just beat the Republican just suddenly have a yearbook from his medical school coming out a supposedly showing him in either black for it face or a KKK hood. And now continuing to not step down. What's the latest? What's going on here? Well, yeah, we don't know. He says that that he is not even the he's not in that photo that he is neither the one in black face nor the one in the KKK outset. But the picture does appear his page in the medical school yearbook from nineteen Eighty-four, and he doesn't have an explanation for how it got there. And initially he said that he was one of the people in the photographs and the next day said, no, he's not. So the he's under basically, all the Democrats of any importance in Virginia with only a few exceptions. And all almost all I think democratic presidential candidates have called on him to resign. And he is declining to resign. So far he's had meetings with his advisors last night before the Super Bowl. And then again this morning. To basically, I think consider whether or not he has to resign just because he can't possibly get anything done with the state legislature, given these circumstances. But so far he has not resigned. And we're, you know, we're still trying to figure out some basic facts. I mean, his operation and the media are trying to find out some basic facts about this who is in that photo if it's not him, and how did it come to be on his page. Right. And I think that that's one of the big questions that I have. I mean, regardless of the fact that you he apologized, and then now he's changing a story. That's ridiculous. You either never did something like that. Or you did. And you would remember, hey, I I've been I've been known to dress in black. They know that's never been the case. It's so it seems really easy. But this is a weird story at the same time. He was in. He just had a monstrous battle with Ed Gillespie, the Republican, and you would think. Think that if this picture had been there this whole time? Ed Gillespie's opposition research team would have found it which in a weird sort of way lens little credibility here. The Virginia governor refusing to step down, or at least is defense that it's not him because winter gloves people found it. Well, obviously people didn't find it. And you know, people are joking that Ed Gillespie's opposition research teams should give him a refund. We in the media also didn't find it. There's been a lot of soul searching about how this happened or how this didn't happen. I we didn't find it. Nobody did find it. One reason I think one explanation for and it's not an excuse. I think one explanation is people weren't aware that his medical school had a yearbook. People. Look look look that is a high school yearbook and his undergraduate yearbook, but they didn't even think to look for a medical school yearbook. Right. I truly I've never heard of a medical school yearbook that that's I've never heard of that. So, but I didn't go to medical school. So what do I know? But that does bring up some key questions that you actually just brought Robert McCartney Washington Post senior regional correspondent is joining me on the phone right now, we're talking about the Virginia governor north I'm refusing to step down. What facts do we know? I mean, how did this story? Even come about it. It seems really weird. Right. Well, it the story was originally reported by a very conservative website, the, and they said that they were tipped off to it by somebody, you know, a citizen who was concerned about this. This is a conservative website. I think the person had previously worked for the Breitbart site. So, you know, very conservative sort of tea party type pro-trump kind of website, and they they published it and the, and then everybody confirmed it I mean, people went to the medical school and found we did the posted the Virginia pilot did other news organizations got hold of this yearbook and confirm that yes right there. I'm Ralph nordstroms pages. This there's four photographs there and one of them is just. The man in black face and either a man or a woman in a Ku Klux Klan outset holding beers. Probably at a party, probably some kind of costume party one presumes, but that's how it came out. And it all came out Friday and the north said that he had never the first time. He saw the photo was Friday night when it was shown to him. He said he never bought the yearbook he had already gone into the army when he graduated from medical school. He went straight into the army, and he said that he had already gone into the army when the yearbook came out. He never bought it. He'd never seen the photo or heard anything about it. Why is that? So everything about it. This is bizarre again, but for him to a Paul and then he apologized and then retract. Yeah. Okay. There's three he's got three big strikes against him. Okay. The first one as you just said, right? This is the biggest problem is that when he first talked about this. I'm Friday night. He said that he was one of the people in the picture, but he didn't know which one you didn't remember which one then the next day. He said, no he was sure that he wasn't in the photo. And I mean, I think the most the most terrible explanation for this. And I think there's a pretty good possibly this is actually true is that he was just in a complete panic on Friday night and figured well, if this was on my page, I must have been in the photo. And he sort of top to something that he hadn't done in any case. The next day. He denied it. No one has come forth and said, yes, we're sure he is in the photo. But, but obviously the credibility took a huge blow when he when he changed his story. So. It's the first strike against him. The second strike is that in the press conference, which is widely been described as disastrous for him on Saturday. He said that he definitely did use shoe polish to darken his face when appearing in the same year later in the year while he was in the army in a dance contest where he imitated Michael Jackson. And in fact, won the prize for imitating Michael Jackson because he was able to do the moonwalk and that he darkened his face with shoe polish and remembers how hard it was to get it off. So he basically conceded that he had done black face, although he didn't use the term later in the year. And then the third thing which is very curious. And I don't know how the media miss this in his undergraduate yearbook from Virginia Military institute he is described as having two nicknames. Goose was the first one. And the second one was cool. The man. What was that about? Right. Go ahead. And explain what that word is. Because I think some people might need to hear why that's an issue. Oh, well, well, who is a derogatory term for a black person? So the he was asked about that where did that come from? And he said that to upper class had given him that nickname at Virginia Military institute. And he had no idea why they had done that. On kind of perplexing. So we're trying to figure that out as well. Is I mean, so again, it just like any other prosecution in this case, so many pieces of this puzzle? Not one is necessarily a smoking gun. But when you add it all up, why are you still governor of Virginia you've lost the support of your legislature all of your own party at both the state and the national level. It makes no sense that he doesn't quickly stepped down. And I I get it. He's got a wife. He's got kids. So he's trying to figure out how to fight for his political life. But seems rather overwhelming at this point Robert McCartney Washington Post senior regional correspondent, Robert thanks so much for coming on the show and explaining all this today. Good to be here. Yeah. Do appreciate that. Thank you so much, and I want to take your calls about this. By the way, we shouldn't he step down. Immediately four one five eight hundred eighty.
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"Zero eight zero eight one zero foments Witter Samir tweets at Ethan Bearman coming up in about twelve minutes. David Lazarus consumer confidential L A times. He dug into why I glass is are so expensive here in California. Fascinating expose. What is costing me? Personally. At least I don't know about you. I wear glasses causing me so much. It's frustrating. But to kick off the hour, it's always important to have conversations. A brand new book is out today. The author is the editor of commentary magazine is in MSNBC contributor. The new book is called unjust, social Justice and the unmaking of America, Noah Rothman. No, thanks for coming on the show today. Thanks for having me. Absolutely. Well, I mean, I just just the title alone. I immediately makes me ask about a thousand questions that we might not agree on. But what what what do you think is so wrong with social Justice and people saying, hey, look, there have been historical wrongs against let's say black people are, you know, there are systemic injustices against a low low economic status in this country. What's the problem with that? Yeah. And there are and the book makes plain that it is not an effort to litigate ballot claims of historical grievances and systemic grievances. What it is. It's an effort to litigate. Unjust effort to re establish if framework in which you can have that kind of historical Justice, you said it's sort of a malleable term people who might not be especially familiar with it. And I think it's just a framework for thinking about fairness and a just society, but in practice, it has become a governing ethos an alternative theory of societal organization and one that has become hostile towards the conduct of blind, objective Justice that you might receive in a courtroom, and all you have to do it. Listen to its activist as most dedicated activist and their hostility towards for example, color, blindness, the wishes deemed morally obtuse by those who would say that we need to address historical lungs by failing to address the people who are wronged, then you're going about this in a completely backwards fashion. But it has become an ethos theory at prescribes a kind of negative social level as opposed to a positive discrimination. Which is Embiid. And dangerous. I think the American social contract, and that's an interesting take because I mean, obviously, especially your year on the radio in the bay area. A lot of people are going to strongly disagree with you. The book again is called unjust, social Justice and the unmaking of America author Noah Rothman is joining me on the phone right now book came out today. So it's interesting because so how do you delineate this because there are many men I personally went to the women's March with my family in DC when the president was inaugurated, for example. Yet. I didn't participate in any type of national Martius here in the state group has separated itself from the national group because of some of the things that you might find problematic with the national group in the right has a tendency to lump all together without delineating, which is what you're just accusing the social Justice or those who casually involve themselves in social Justice of committing themselves. That's why this needs to be a book link argument because it is and it isn't anyone's proposition requires a certain amount of exhibition in order to make those distinctions that you're rightfully drawing the women's March is a pretty important example of the kind of phenomena that I'm describing here because in its inception. It was a very sympathetic movements in a very powerful movement as an antidote to what Donald Trump had surfaced in the American consciousness in which by the way, very prominent feature of the book, the kind of identity politics obsession that has been a feature on the left is not unique to the left. The right is very much a drawn into the sort of thing as well. And in fact, I -tarian ISM which I it's been a fair amount of time in the book, denouncing is a feature of the European rights that has been subsequently adopted by much of the last and is now being eroded by the right? The women's March is driven by in part by a theory that is very attractive to modern social Justice. This activists intersection which in theory is there currently on a valid framework for understanding how prejudice works in America. It's doled out by degrees. One individual who's who's has various characteristics and traits might suffer less prejudiced than another individual with more traits that are historically discriminated against it cetera in crack this. However it results in what destroyed the women's March. Which is the fact that it's activists could not distinguish between dissociating people who deserve to be associated with and associated with politically valid causes which caused this women's March to embrace people like Assad is core who is a convicted cop killer living as a fugitive from Justice in Cuba, it caused them to embrace people like Louis Farrakhan, who is an anti semitic minister who deserves it who has very little constituency and deserves to simply be cast out. But the sister soldier moment has been rendered obsolete by this. Ideology because the cast them out is to dial validate and Lynn some legitimacy to the prejudices that they are combating against at least what they say, they're combating again, this is part of the framework that a describing this book as sort of an effort to recenter the debate away from the theoretical constructs and more towards the modern philosophy in practice, which is Elliott, very deleterious both to the political causes that these social Justice activists say they're devoted to and to the American social compact, and it's interesting. So I mean, I disagree with you. So I think that there is a small number of people. And that's why the again, the California women's March has separated itself and created its own compact zone unitarian principles that describe what it stands for two separate itself. And and I think most thinking people are outside and separate themselves. When a leader like Linda Sarsour starts making their ridiculous her in her case, ridiculous, anti semitic statements, or. Associating as others do with with Louis Farrakhan. I think most of the people who are involved in. These groups recognize the difference between what the overarching principles are in terms of. Hey, we're fighting for equality in treatment of women have rights to their own bodies at cetera and that ridiculous association. I think that the guilt by association, that's social Justice is bad in that scenario is just wrong in the most people think more clearly than that. Well, I I would respectfully say that we're sort of conflicting time line here. They the women's March that was organized by individuals to make a Mallory was absolutely one hundred percent embraced democratic leaders up to and including democratic candidate for president Kirstin gillibrand who called these people the modern seperatists in an article for time magazine win at the same time. They weren't making these statements which were perfectly visible for anybody to see when the Twitter account was praising Assata Shakur, and sort of apologizing for the people who were offended by that sort of thing. This is this is only only became a problem when it became a political a source of political anxiety for the Democratic Left as it should have been all along, but it was necessary to alienate a lot of these people early on into spare the movement, this kind of the fracturing that you described unnecessary fracturing that you described but it could have been done quite a lot earlier and only because of the solidarity. That is inspired by believe this philosophy in practice, which is again distinct from his theory, which has. Become a source of political frustration for Democrats, not a source of moral outrage, which it should have been much earlier off. It's such an important conversation. I genuinely appreciate your time coming on the show to have it with me today, editor of commentary magazine MSNBC contributor, and author of the brand new book on just social Justice and the unmaking of America, Noah, Rothman, appreciate your time. Thank you. Thank you very much. Absolutely. And coming up next consumer confidential columnist with the LA times David Lazarus on. Why are eye glasses.
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"Five eight hundred eighty eight ten Steve in watsonville, Steve you're on KGHM with Ethan Bearman and someone who taught American government for thirty six years to high school students. We used to have a real celebrated position for the constitution. You had to pass a constitution test to get your high school diploma. Most Americans don't have a clue as to what any article of the. Constitution says in God knows Trump is the most ignorant president on earth. We've ever had who knows absolutely nothing about what the constitution says he rules by edict. He is truth. He fancies himself to be a Mussalini or an idiom meaning or Fidel Castro in his own, right? Because he thinks he can rule by edict therefore, the idea that Carl said, yeah, he probably storm the steps in front of the house representatives and want to give the address there. But the truth is the idea would be best to this year that we pass on that. And then he'd do it in writing up until the late nineteen twenties. The space state of the union was given only in writing and the idea that it should have to be a huge television extravaganza is a modern day of fantasy. And yes, I agree with you. Reagan was the last president who actually spoke with members of the opposition party on the way in to the chamber and. Had tip O'Neill who was a rapid Liberal Democrats sitting behind him. Oh, we'll talk to him after the speech in before the speech. Reagan course, had been a democrat long before he was a Republican and you had friends on both sides of the island. You're right. You're survey ships as a child where correct? This is probably the last president we add where there was actually a state of the union. There was some interchange between the two parties. That's because Ronald Reagan, even though I don't consider him to be a really great, president wasn't crazy. Okay. I appreciate that. And by the way, Steve thank you for teaching American civics and government and the constitution for thirty six years. I have great appreciation for that. The fact that you educated so many of us, I deeply appreciate it. Thank you so much. I love our teachers teachers who are dedicated are the most important thing. Besides obviously involve parents. But so important. All right. I'm gonna give away a couple of tickets here in just a second. And we're gonna continue the conversation taking your calls as well. But first, let's give away tickets to the Golden Gate kennel club dog show at the cow.
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"Five eight hundred eighty eight ten Brian in San Jose, Brian you're on KGHM with Ethan. Bearman miss Pelosi is correct not televising the state of the union address because Mr. T likes the camera too much. Secondly, the pizza delivery guy it's going to hurt my bottom line, but take the hit. Because you know. State of the union is good for pizza delivery. And I think Mr. T doesn't know how to write. What we do know that all presidents do have speechwriters. But to your point. He does he loves the camera. That is how he connects with his base is in person is so it's visual for him in. It's the words I would suggest that you have a very strong point never a political perspective. The Democrats look at this and go good. If we can keep him off a camera. That's better for us. There's no question about it. I like it Brian. I and I'm sorry that your pizza delivery business gets her four one five eight eight ten Robert in San Jose, Robert your KGHM with using behrman. Thanks for taking my call. It's in agree with the last caller. There's nothing for him to say unless it's on reopening, the government, we already know what he thinks. And how we feel and the fact that he's asking people to go back to work, but we're not gonna pay you. This just a kick in the crotch for those individuals, and I don't wanna see that on television. Now, if I may ask you a question, you keep saying that we need to understand the Trump voter. Why do you say that? Why do you feel that way? I'm curious when you last heard me say that it is not sure you've heard those words for me at least several months if not longer. So you you don't feel that we need to understand in. And I think we always need to hear people speak and allow them on certain platforms to express themselves. That is the democratic way is that we have debate. And I go on shows where I may fundamentally disagree with the people who I'm discussing topics with. I think conversation discussion is important because that's how we debate what the information is. But to say, I have to understand Trump voters at this point. I think we have pretty good documentation of of where they stand. So I those aren't words that I use. I think you're getting those specific words from somebody else. I definitely believe in debate. That is something. I definitely stand for Robert. All right need. I was just gonna say that. I think that the problem is the majority of us already do understand exactly what they can how they feel and majority of us that point of view and. Having lived through the Reagan years in northern Virginia and seeing where the Republican party has gone since the late sixties, I think Trump's just a natural Indian of that party. Yeah. I agree with you. I mean, he is not the cause of what is happening right now. He's in. He's an indicator of it. Right. He he's just he was elected because of these things that have been happening for a period of time. You could go back to the late sixties you back to the John Birch society and look at them and say, maybe they're the origin of of a lot of this. Maybe it's Ayn rand. Maybe it's that type I don't know. I I'll let other people writing about that. But I can I can sure say he is the culmination of this not the start of it. So I agree with you on that one. Robert, thanks for calling in four one five eight hundred eighty eight ten Craig in Sacramento, Craig you're on KGHM with Ethan Bearman. Hi. Hi, thanks for taking my call regards to speaker Pelosi. I agree wholeheartedly what she's doing? I it's my understanding that he is required to make some sort of a speech, but he can make that from anywhere. You can make it from his home from his basement or any place on earth, and so not inviting him to speak in front of the full congress. I would wholeheartedly believes. Yeah. And again for eternity presents did it in writing. And then with the advent of radio, they started giving telephone or radio speeches on the radio the state of the union, then it became on television. So there is a history to say, hey, you just give it to us in writing. Let us know what you think the state of the union is because it's in the constitution required to do it from time to time appreciate the call. Craig? Thank you so much. I also got a message in from Craig that says I'm not in favor of federal workers being forcibly called back to work for free. The thirteen. Amendment makes involuntary servitude. Against the wall. I totally agree. Talked about that. We we we've discussed that where I think that there should be. I can't believe a federal judge just throat those lawsuits, and I really believe that judge in Washington DC threw him out because the judge didn't want to be the target of President Trump's ir. Do you want to get him? All that is actually the judiciary's place is the whole the legislative and executive branches accountable to the constitution. So I disagreed with that judge staying out of it. I agree with you this involuntary servitude. Say get back to work, but we're not gonna pay you for it. And we might not ever pay you for it. It's it's actually ridiculous. So I'll be very curious to see we still haven't heard back from the White House yet on the letter this morning from speaker of the house Nancy Pelosi saying maybe ought to wait to give us a state of the union until after the government shutdown origins. Do like they did for the first one hundred and forty years of our country's existence and give it to us in writing. And I'm and now the question was who read the letter to President Trump? Who had that job to deliver the news to President Trump? That's so I'm curious about that would be an interesting job to have when it well. Mr President, the speaker of the house says they've rescinded your invitation to give state of the union address in front of congress who wants to be in that room when that happened because you know, he didn't read the letter himself. He doesn't read. I didn't say he's illiterate. I just said he doesn't really watch TV. And he listens to people meetings. It's been well documented he doesn't read what they give them in writing. He asked for somebody else to brief him on it. So I'm not suggesting he's illiterate not saying that. But I am saying we know and he's very well. Open about this. He doesn't read he watches TV. He listens. So who had to tell him about that letter from speaker Pelosi fascinating aren't coming up in just a moment. We have the attorney general nominee was that the Senate yesterday it's still going on William bar Robert Muller national security reporter from the Washington Post. Matt Zappa Tosca joins me next for one five eight hundred eighty eight ten. 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"Tweets out, Ethan Bearman. The showdown continues and the coastguards not getting paid today. A court in Washington DC just had some really bad news for eight hundred thousand people working for the government and federal judge just ruled came in just a couple of minutes ago. Just rule. Federal judge US district court judge Richard J Leon. Refused to force the government to pay federal employees who've been working without compensation during the government shutdown. Rejecting arguments from labor unions that unpaid work, violates labor laws in the constitution. It does. The judge said, quote, it would be quote profoundly irresponsible, and quote to issue an order that would result in thousands of employees staying home from work. He said, and I continue and I quote at best it would create chaos and confusion worst. It would be catastrophic. I'm not going to put people's lives at risk, and quote, the judge ruled against a consolidated claim from the national treasury employees union and the national traffic air traffic controllers association bile against the government, alleging that employees should not be forced to work without pay. The list of unionized employees who've had to work with pay during the shutdown includes the IRS customs and border protection the food and Drug administration. The Environmental Protection Agency the National Park Service. The agriculture department Securities Exchange Commission, federal sc- Federal Communications Commission as we found out today to the coastguard the coastguard. The American federation of government employees is among three unions along with a number of government employees who have filed suit against the Trump administration alleging that employers should not be forced to work without being paid. It was a bench hearing. Declined to issue a temporary restraining order. Compelling government to pay its employees. This is weird. So we can continue to tell people you have to work. I don't know if I'm ever going to pay you that violates a number of laws related to minimum wage when a violates the union contracts every union contracts as I must be paid for my work within a certain period of time. So that would violate federal law on related National Labor Relations board. I mean, you can't just unilaterally change terms of a union contract. You cannot it's against the law. That's what's happening here. I didn't read the filing in this case man, I would've loved to have. Donald pro Bono work here. By the way, the general counsel for the national treasury employees union has filed lawsuits against government said he had hoped the judge would rule in the unions favors, something he said would have quote put pressure on political branches to come to some resolution and the shutdown eight hundred thousand people without pay. And their families dependent on them. They're they're being given. I owe us. You can't do that. You can't spend money. Congress hasn't. Appropriated. This whole thing is it's just it's so upsetting. I think we have to play the clip again, who's shutdown is it the Democrats have really done a good job of sticking together on this one, by the way as impressive to see Democrats actually sticking together because they're usually really good. It's splintering is there's so many different groups under that umbrella. But it was it was just over a month ago. The United States Senate passed a continuing resolution funding the government without border wall money through February. So there will be time to negotiate and out of the blue the president invited Nancy Pelosi speaker Pelosi and minority leader Senator Chuck Schumer to the White House and unbeknownst everybody of shortly before that he announced before they met. He knows I'm going to have TV cameras. We're gonna televise this thing. And on TV he announced that this is he's gonna shut down the government over this issue. And it's his shutdown. These are his words, I will be the one to shut it down. I'm not gonna blame you for the last time you shut it down. It didn't work. I will take the mantle of shutting down. It's Trump shutdown. Okay. So the Trump shutdown continues people aren't getting paid any federal guide said. Yeah, I'm not sticking my nose into that. That's basically, what does judge said? Oh, I'm not one not going to be the guy that does that. Even though it's constitutional and the appropriations clauses very clear, the executive has no power violation of the separation of powers and the appropriations clause for the executive in this case, the president United States to refuse to participate in the process does forcing workers to work without getting paid and issuing I owe us, I I think that's a solid legal argument. And while all that's going on refusing to pay the coastguard refusing to pay all those other people in our government. Guess what else was snuck in late yesterday that you didn't hear about that? Just makes me you political bastards you. Remember how the.
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"Jason you're on KGHM with Ethan Bearman. Hi, I was calling in to say that even if one terrorist goes from Canada to the United States is that enough to build a wall between Canada and the United States. We're a big country. We got a lot of money we could easily do it. You don't see what the impact would be building a wall? If we just build walls everywhere, and if it's to stop a single terrorist. Well, then we should allow we should stop all visas right because people overstay visas, that's what happened in nine eleven they had visas to come to the United States. They overstayed them they committed acts of terror. So we should end people come to the United States on a visa, right? Well, no, maybe we should be more careful about who we get visas to like the Muslim ban. Right. So we're we're. Wow. Okay. So rule of law. Doesn't matter. The constitution doesn't matter is long as we can stop a single terrorist. The constitution with nieces because what busy as our supreme court has ruled who that's the group of people who interpret our constitution have said that that rights extend to people who aren't just in the United States with our permission. But others once we extend that permission. We can't base rules on things like based on your religion that actually violates our fourteenth amendment. He had say I won't allow Muslims into this. That's why he lost the Muslim ban those first couple of times because that is how they frame it. And they had a rewrite it. So it didn't say it that way that that's how the constitution works now. Jason Dick's calling in all the way from Pennsylvania. I appreciate that four one five eight hundred eighty eight ten rich in clear lake rich, you're on KGHM with Ethan Bearman. There's something about a national address that has a certain Robbie toss to it. It's not just an abuse of my ears because quite frankly agree with the guy you get accomplished roughly the same thing by allowing FOX air, the message, I understand if the president speaks you have to cover him the problem that I have with this is this is all hat leak false. We have misused our resources are army Archerd earth, all based on some kind of xenophobic fear that terrorists are going to cross what three thousand miles of the Sonoran desert when you can just hop into an airplane and get the same thing accomplished. Point being why are we allowing this to even occur? I understand the process. I also understand that this is nothing short of propaganda. So you you rich. I mean, you just heard the previous caller from Harrisburg. And you heard the other caller from San Diego. And so how do you address those people? I mean, they genuinely believed you heard my counterarguments to them. What do you say to them because they genuinely believe terrorists are trying to come across our southern border facts, be damned. What do you think of that rich? I guess we lost rich. All right. Well, rich. Thanks for calling in four one five eight hundred eighty eight ten Mike in San Jose, Mike, you're on Keijo, Maryland. Good afternoon. Nathan. Hey, mike. So what are your thoughts on this? Yeah. Tell me about it. Newsom wants to give all those people that come to California medical. Who's gonna pay for that? Helpers we owe Cowper it's seven hundred million. That they left out of the budget. That's almost a billion dollars in the red. Who's gonna pay for all their medical? And another thing. I if you guys went on leave the order open, I want all the money and the five years time that I lost given my bringing my wife's here. Spent thousands. Yeah, I understand that. I have a lot of friends who are legal immigrants. They spent time in line. They took the citizenship test. I absolutely understand that argument. And I'm not sure who's advocating there about three congress people advocating for straight up open borders, and that's it. None of the rest of us. You've never heard me say, I'm for open borders. I never said those words, and we want to have an organized system. But again, that's not what the president is proposing a simple answer to this. I'm telling you it is so easy. I've been saying it for years. You implement and enforce e-verify on all employers. So now you've disincentivize crossing the border looking for a job unless and in conjunction it while you enforce e-verify across all employers you implement functioning work visa programs. Now, I want to come here and work. I know I can't do it without proper documentation. I sign up for one of the guest work visa programs now that doesn't change asylum seekers and refugees seekers and everything else. But those who are just looking for work. Yeah. We've addressed. It's so easy. But you're not hearing anybody talk about it because it's too easy. And it's politics. That's what's going on four one five eight hundred eighty eight ten let's talk to Matt in walnut creek. Matt you're on KGHM with Ethan Bearman. Hey, how're you doing pretty much? What I have to say is is Iran, Iran, and you're gonna you're gonna say exactly what they already told me Iran on Mexico pay for the wall. I think you guys are splitting hairs the people voted. We wanted. We wanted a wall. He won electorally. That's constitutionally, we want absolute. And so what happened the last two years with the Republicans in charge? Why is it a crisis? Now that the Democrats are in charge of the house. That's politics. That's not reality. That's an artificial crisis. You're correct. But the problem is it's on both sides housing it on both sides when the president said I own this shutdown. I'm doing this because the Republicans had two years to do it. They didn't if the president was such a master deal maker. He couldn't convince nine Democrats to agree with him in the Senate. That's all he needed nine Democrats in the Senate to agree with him that never got out of the house, by the way. A build the wall Bill so the house which was Republican controlled couldn't get it done. It's an artificial crisis. You can't blame the Democrats because the president said this is his shutdown. Let's listen to the president of the United States again in his own words for anybody points at Democrats, again, here's the president of the United States last month in the White House. I will be the one to shut it down. I'm not gonna blame you for the last time you shut it down. It didn't work. I will take the mantle of shutting down. Yeah. I mean, that's it. It's just that. Simple. Math. Could he talk to you? Thanks for bringing into. I do. Appreciate it. Four one eight hundred eighty eight ten Paul in San Leandro, Paul you're on Keijo, eight ten with Ethan Bearman. Hi, Paul, you're on Keijo, eight ten with Ethan Bearman. What are what are your thoughts about all this? Now, you don't. There's no way excuse me. HEW? That will allow any terrorist across the border because. Ruined their business. So the terrorists will never ever take a chance to go through the Mexican border. So w so this cartel thing would wipe them out before you even get here. So this is just like you said, it's just scary. The people for no reason. Just because you're born in this country. Why does it make you more than anybody else? That was born here. Okay. People. These people that just hate just to hate is not a healthy thing to do. I could not agree with you more Paul on both counts. One cartels. Don't want terrorists coming across because they know what that means. There's a crackdown on the to stop hating peace and love baby. I love Ringo Starr for that peace and love. Well, it's going to be live tonight. Six o'clock will carry it live right here on KOA ten and then the rebuttal is, well, I'm assuming we're carrying live from speaker. Pelosi minority leader Schumer, please do keep it. Tune in. I know chip Franklin. We'll be talking about it right afterwards along with Pat Thurston. We'll be live tonight taking your calls, and I can't wait to talk about it again with you tomorrow. Thank you so much for listening. I do appreciate I really really appreciate it. And please, by the way, who have you told recently to tune in let them know what's going on. What you love listening to from ten to one. I appreciate it. Thank you to my producers. Dave and Caroline Chris on the board. I am Ethan Bearman. This is cagey Joey tonky..
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"On Twitter, some of your tweets out, Ethan Bearman, like I said, the democratic congressional leaders just exit their meeting with President Trump to give the short press conference, very short and said. Really, no real progress. Made they stated their position let's get the government back open from the partial shutdown. It's not good people are being hurt. We just heard from a caller who said you can't process mortgage loan applications to validate tax returns right now. That's a big problem. That's I'm sorry. That is that's going to directly affect people's lives. If you bought a house, I have in recent years to man that stress and all of a sudden the mortgage broker can't mortgage lender. Can't process your tax return properly. This is a really big issue. Oh, and by the way. I just found out Mike Pence Donald Trump vice president president the United States of America and their administration of getting their raises amid shut shutdown hundreds of thousands of federal employees without pay. Political appointees other administration officials poised to get annual raises about ten thousand dollars a year while it's shut down. Pence is getting his race. Ten thousand dollars a year cabinet secretaries all getting about eleven thousand dollars year deputy secretaries ten thousand dollars a year while the government is shut down grow tasks now, they have no control over that other than it's their boss who has brought this shutdown down on all of us. Four one five eight ten Robert in pleasant hill. Robert, you're on KOA ten with Ethan Bearman. Yeah, you're doing. All right. Robert, what are your thoughts on this shutdown? That's going on. You know, it's just it's just. I didn't want to comment on that right now. Wanted to comment on something you said with the last caller about Republicans are better at selling their economic strategy. So I what I'm gathering is that Republicans are better at lying to us about what's going to happen with their tax cuts because that's what they do. So. And then I also wanted to mention about the Anderson Cooper interview with AFC every time progressive does on mainstream media to present an idea about the green deal or Medicare for all. They always ask how you're gonna pay for pay for it. But they never ask how we're gonna pay for the tax cut. Joe how we're going to pay for the military budget right writing? That's extremely planet of the mainstream media always attacking progressive that way. Yeah. It's a great point people like myself. I can't speak for Anderson Cooper. I did ask when that tax deal was going through pay for this. Remember, I argued actually vociferiously against it saying trickle-down economics failed back in the eighties. Led to massive budget deficits that Reagan had to raise taxes, President Bush, George H W Bush had raised taxes to deal with that. It doesn't work. It's not working now. Now, we have trillion dollar deficits in a hot economy. Pat news, Robert, thanks for calling in. I hope you have a happy four one five eight hundred eighty eight ten Tom in Los Gatos, Tom, you're on KGHM with Ethan Bearman. Hey. Yeah. My worst nightmares that the Republicans are going say lookout. Awful or government. Is it can't even keep our national parks clean. So we have to privatize them, and they'll be Trump brand and all of our national parks. Visit this coming summer, you know, just like what happened with the native Americans, Lance, the, you know, white people say they can't take care of their lands account for duty thing that we white people do so they're just lazy, and so we can take over their land. And you kick them off to the tiny little reservations in Oklahoma and other scrublands. So, you know, the same thing happened to our Redwood floors to recently, they were supposed to be settled twenty acres per person for just a minimal feel like a hundred dollars. Family little family farms, and so meals, and that sort of thing, and then the outs big sawmills bottom out sometimes just for a bottle of whiskey and all the little lint holiest together to make their giant landholdings and cut down your immunity Redwood trees, so this is Louisiana purchase. You know example, government buying a huge Swaziland written in didn't. So it off-duty developers. And. Grossly in degraded overgrazing, and that was part of the Monroe doctrine, right? Was detained was to take over and the move to the Pacific and filling in between you bring up an interesting point though, Tom about the privatization because the Trump administration, and especially under Ryan, Zinke, really was working to privatize is much of the national parks as possible started with campsites, and and everything else they were heading down that path will see what actually transpires appreciate that. The call Tom. Thanks for bringing in four one five eight hundred eighty eight ten Kevin in Burlingame. Kevin you're on KOA ten with Ethan Bearman. Hey, good morning, Ethan. How things going today? Good happy new year, man. So what do you think of the of the partial government shutdown? Cindy, what amazed that the media like always tries to link things Trump when he started to get what he wants you look at the democratic machine. They're just too stubborn too. So let's put some blame on the political machinery of the Washington. Well, hanging I saying so let me play the audio again for you, President Trump promised Mexico's paying hang on the President Trump. No, it's not irrelevant. He promised that Mexico was paying for the wall. Why are you coming back to me asking me to pay for the wall? Why is he coming to the Democrats saying you need to pass a budget ticket? Listen to this is what he said during the primary debate the third primary debate, for example. This is just one of many examples. Listen, and it's something that can be done. And I questioned about that they built the great wall of China. That's thirteen thousand miles here. We actually need a thousand because.
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"A Cumulus station. Now on Amazon just tell Alexa to play K G O eight nine ten o'clock at key GO. Good morning. I'm Brett burkhart ahead of Ethan Bearman, a new effort to end the partial government shutdown playing out at the White House. Bob Costantini reports. The situation room is once again the location for the meeting with congressional leaders looking for a solution to the partial government shutdown with border wall funding at the heart of the dispute, the where means there will be no microphones and cameras allowed into possibly capture. The back and forth between President Trump and the democratic leaders something that played out entirely if the December eleven meeting in the Oval Office, the president wants five billion dollars for a wall before agreeing to get a quarter of uncle SAM's bureaucracy banking business downs last night approved a Bill to reopen agencies while putting off the dispute regarding the department of homeland security and the wall. Bob Costantini, the White House the day after passing a proposal to reopen. The government Democrats have revealed their next piece of legislation. House speaker Nancy Pelosi says it's designed to create reforms in issues like campaign finance and ethics made history again swearing in this transformative freshman class when they took the oath they made a difference today guided by our new members and the American people that they represent we are introducing HR one to hold legislation to clean up corruption and restore integrity to cover part of the proposal would bar campaign contributions from businesses that have significant foreign influence and would require super PACS and other organizations that spend money in elections to disclose donors who contribute more than ten thousand dollars. It also imposes ethics rules on congress and the executive branch Ethan Bearman wants to know what she think eighty eighty eight ten another recall is linked to faulty airbags as we hear from.