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IRS Says Its Own Error Sent $1,200 Stimulus Checks To Non-Americans Overseas
"All right an update to an npr investigation now earlier. This year our team of reporters discovered that stimulus money. From the first corona virus. Relief package had been mistakenly sent to citizens of other countries. The us government previously blamed the recipients for that air but as sasha pfeiffer from our npr investigations team reports the irs. Now says those non-americans were not always at fault and the mistake is likely to happen again. If more stimulus checks go out. Suzanne wig force is a seventy eight year old citizen of sweden who lives in the country's capital stock home and over the summer she was surprised to get a check in the mail from the united states treasury followed by a letter signed by president donald j trump any says the white house washington july thirty first. Your economic impact payment has arrived my fellow american. It was a stimulus. Check for twelve hundred dollars. And i so i can't believe it sending it to me. Why it's crazy isn't it. It's crazy. She says because she is not entitled to that money. The only people eligible for stimulus checks are us citizens and individuals that for tax purposes. The irs calls resident aliens. Suzanne wig force is neither of those now previously. The us government said the reason. Many non-citizens mistakenly received checks. Is they filed incorrect tax returns. That made them appear to be. American with force does not file a us tax. Return asked about this by npr. The irs now acknowledges that some non-americans erroneously received stimulus money through no fault of their own. I'm just upset. I love american. This is so wrong. Because i saw that a number of people were being evicted every month in chicago for instance and also one of those families would have needed. This stimulus check. Why should a swedish citizen living abroad received. Twelve hundred dollars the irs. Now says it mistakenly sent checks to some non-citizens who receive social security and other federal benefits people like wig force. She receives a small social security payment from having worked in california for several years. And she believes that's why the irs erroneously send her stimulus check. I'm not gonna cash. I'm just gonna leave it here. There's no way i'm gonna cash this money. It doesn't belong to me since congress passed. Its coronavirus relief. Package in march the. Us government has put no mechanisms in place to prevent these mistakes from happening again. That means if a new relief plan passes in the final weeks of the trump administration or during the biden administration and if it includes more stimulus payments some of that money is again likely to mistakenly end up in mailboxes. Overseas workforce is even likely to get another check. How much money is bleeding out from the treasury department because of these similars checks. I wonder the. Us government cannot answer that question. The treasury did find that as of late may thirty. Four million dollars in stimulus had gone to people who filed tax return with a foreign address but that includes eligible people like us citizens living abroad and it does not include citizens of other countries who received a check at a us address for example npr interview citizen of the dominican republic. Who was not eligible. Ya gotta check at his former address in massachusetts. That thirty four million dollars also does not include people like wig force who got a check but don't file a us tax return at all. I think the poor folks in the irs. Don't of the bond with to go chasing this end. Kelleher is a vice president at sprint tax. Which does us tax preparation for non-residents. It'd be great if they did. Because i believe that there's millions of dollars that has gone to bless weren't entitled to it or certainly not the intended recipients spring tax has clients from about one hundred and fifty countries who mistakenly received stimulus checks kelleher said the most common were india china south korea vietnam and the united kingdom as numerous nations in latin america. It's awful when we hear of millions of dollars going into the wrong hands but was probably within somewhat acceptable threshold of error or margin of error. Acceptable he said because congress opted for speed over accuracy when it flooded the us economy with money less spring many non-americans who received a cheque in error are now trying to return it because they it will jeopardize their visa or immigration status bush equally. Passer saying well if they were silly enough to make this mistake could their mistake. And i'm not gonna give it back until they ask for it. Then shockley falls in that category. He's seventy four years old and was born in pennsylvania but he moved to australia becoming disillusioned with us. Politics in the nineteen sixties are always been depressed when jfk was killed. I just couldn't get over that. So i started looking for someplace else. Start over so. He gave up his u. s. citizenship. And has now been an australian citizen for about a half century his last trip to the. Us was forty years ago but he to receive stimulus money even though he's not eligible for it and does not file a us tax return. That was the weirdest thing ever check. The mail pulled out check federal reserve treasury. Tingey go over the eagle in that. It's made out to me. What's from america. What the hell's going on here. Why am i getting a check. The government just like suzanne wig force in sweden. Then shockley and australia. He mistakenly got a check because he received social security from having worked in the us. Before moving overseas. I i thought it was a joke and then i went down to the bank us. Can you do some way of verifying. This is legal. The girl come back after five minutes and says it's legal. You got the middle thank you bam. I didn't ask for the money. I didn't expect any money. But as soon as i got stuck in the bank. Yeah you're getting it back. Shockley attributes the mistake to us government incompetence complete stupidity. They're just not doing their job properly. Us treasury officials said they are continuing to assess the accuracy of the stimulus program and the recovery efforts for any eroneous payments sasha pfeiffer on morning edition from npr news.
Lightfoot’s proposed Chicago property tax hike plan clears City Council hurdle
"A clear indication that property taxes are going for chicago homeowners. The finance committee approved a ninety. Four million dollar hike. The full city council still has devote but that could happen as soon as next week. The city is trying to shore up a one point. Two billion dollar budget shortfall.
How failure can led to massive success
"Hey, their freedom fighters, Miami's Andrew Warner and the founder Mixer g where I interview entrepreneurs about how they built their businesses. You know one of the big hesitations that we entrepreneurs get in our heads before we start something is. Going to be a lot of time a lot of work. Some of our money maybe a lot of our money and Risking all of it along with our credibility on an idea on a business that I was gonna say could fail but let's say is likely to. And it causes hesitation it keeps us from starting keeps us from building on. Well, joining me is an entrepreneur who? Entrepreneurs hate it when I say failed but I'm going to say you tell me Charles. If you're uncomfortable with me saying he created this product called T. L. Dr Dot co he his goal was to summarize the interesting content on the Internet. I failed invested a lot of time into it. Put a lot of themselves into it. It's still. Closed. Upset with me saying the word failed you don't seem to be. because. I like to say that the the failure. To stock the more winning business. That's the point I was getting exactly what Charles just said that he because of this business because is bad experience ended up learning how to create businesses learning, what to create went to create it how to figure out what customers are willing to pay for how to get customers. And it's. This was not a bad experience you said. It. was a very good experience is not because you fail that it's a bad experience. You're. Always to to see the the good ways of things and the see that's a a an experience is experience and you have to take the most. It's an thing is what we did we geology are is that we look back at what we did and What we did great. What did he do? Wrong. And how we could make it. The next run. And you did the new company that Charles, whose voice you just heard that's Charles Micheletti he is the founder of to Ken. What they do is they help companies take the data that we're all building up and make it easier to express to other people find the meaning of the data, make it actionable. By making the data more visual in- it's especially helpful for CEOS and product Product managers who are building his software into their own platforms, but many other companies in addition to software creators, and by the Charles talk about how well he's doing with his business and we could talk about it. Thanks to to phenomenal sponsors the I. If you're trying to get your ideas off the ground, you gotta check out host dater. And I'll convince you later to go to hostgator dot com slash mixer to do it and the second if you're at the stage where you're kicking around idea for business for a product, I want you to check out my friends over at launch pier where they will build out that first version for you and their launch pure dot com slash mixer g, but I charles the hardest in most awkward and maybe the one that you're most proud of is What's your revenue? So. Our revenue approaching like millions of recurring revenue. Doors ten yet even more than we had an arnold since last time we talked. Yeah, you'd. For I would say approaching. Growing fast and. WHERE WE WILL BE A. Big inning for twenty twenty one in the few just of Schumann's and up until recently, you were bootstrapped about a year ago you took on how much funding? We took twelve million funding. To boost? The growth and to Elvis. A. Meanwhile. Though you hit what four million dollars in revenue by then by the time that you took on more than that, we we it's a six million dollars. Why'd you take on funding? Because it was the right thing to do it. Because you wanted to take a little bit of your money off the table. No it was the right time because we want to skate and we want you to. Higher more senior people. Because you you know that the right time when you see. Will hit some. Glass ceiling. When and if you don't have. Money to invest you you will lose opportunity to. take the market and to. Go Faster. So we knew what were you going to do with the money? What was the vision for it? So we the plan which is still the gun to to invest money in a few different areas of the company from is the product because issue onto leader of the growth. Strategy you need a Marie strong and differentiated products. So I would say that nearly a third of the offending. Will be used always be he's being used to fund the new version of the product, and the second thing is to a more senior people in the leadership's sue until then when we would strap only said for funders, full people driving like nearly. People Company and be wants to. The the company Kale, and also provide the people that worked at you can with a great leadership to ebb them grow in their. Career and went into Higher Sanyo people to do so and and. So we want you to envision says pitching, which is used to. Expand. The business in Unification's
Chicago Mayor Lightfoot Unveils "Pandemic Budget"
"Lightfoot the budget proposal includes a ninety four, million dollar property tax hike gas tax hike and layoffs as well as eliminating unfilled positions carol it seems like there are not that many maybe just a few good choices to turn to when you've got a one point two, billion dollar deficit. Brandis I think you don't even want to say good choices. Because, there are none. And you could route around for crop corporate head tax for transaction tax neither of which is going to pass muster of for most of the city council, a a number of other remedies that would need state legislative approval. There are no good choices, and then you say, do we go deeper into the rainy day fund immediately in the answer probably is no not right now because the pandemic is going to bring us maybe third wave of emergencies. So there's nothing cheerful about this only bad options. The mayor also stressed quote. Congress do your job to urge funding for cities towns. People are going to be receiving layoff notices on March first heather city employees. I would imagine between now and then a pretty anxious wondering whether or not they're going to be on the chopping block when that happens. That's right. It's a really a between a rock and a hard place and I think the mayor said, well, at least we can. We can. We have enough money in the bank to sort of put off this pain in the hopes that it something does pass the Senate and get signed either by a press, a president trump or future president biden and potentially But that's that's really hard on families and we heard mayor like talk. About that saying she knew she grew up in a family that lived paycheck to paycheck and that had to rely on food thinks giveaways when her father lost her job and I think that wears on her but it will not blunt criticism from progressive groups and others who say that this budget will really land hardest on the poorest chicagoans because of course, if you're living paycheck to paycheck and you might not have a job come. March. Second. That's very difficult place to be especially at a time were really high unemployment and the mayor also emphasized that there would be no reduction of service despite requiring furlough days for Non Union employees. Here's what she said sees and layoffs. We are also seeking five furlough days from all non union workers and I will lead by example and take those five furlough days myself. And we have worked with every city department to make sure that these personnel reductions will not result an immaterial decrease in the delivery of services to our residents. Amanda isn't going to be hard for residents and taxpayers to believe that services will remain the same under these difficult circumstances if you if you don't have some influence on the job some days. Well. There are rules around what can and can't be done in somebody is on furlough I'm going to guess that Mayor Lori lightfoot leading by example will still be working as mayor. There is no time off. So many of these are high level positions I don't think that you're going to see a dramatic cut or of the many things that we're going to worry about in the in the budget that that is going to be, and I will add that it's sort of difficult to measure these. Days, anyways, some departments presumably have a little bit less going on because of COVID nineteen end less demand for those services. Others are needed more than ever because residents are dependent on that but you're also giving services to residents in different ways again, because many people are staying at home. So it's all just going to be difficult to measure, but I think a choice that the mayor had to make particularly issues looking to these other choices of layoffs and raising property taxes she had to do some furloughed. Parents the mayor also says that she does not support so-called defunding the police, but she does support. Changing which first responders answer calls? How big is changing the first responder model while she's talking about a pilot program, which we don't know the specifics of yet. But this is something that is united people on both sides of this quote unquote defunding police battle. I've had so many police, officers and first responders tell me over the years that they don't want to be responding to. These certain types of calls, domestic issues, mental health people having a breakdown equipped to do it. They want to do police work, and they believe that work should be left up to mental health providers. So there is a program in Los, Angeles they've been doing this in Los Angeles where those calls go to there's a psychiatric mobile unit that runs around the city and offers services. And I've had first responders here. Tell me we need to do what L. A. is doing. So maybe this is what the mayor's talking about and it's it's so strange that you know defunding police engender so many emotions on both sides and yet this is actually something that police officers and activists actually agree on something. Yeah. Community agrees on this as well. Heather what's next? We're going to see a very tough battle in city. Council. I think we are So I think the biggest sticking point is going to be not only the ninety four, million dollar total property tax side but the mayor also wants to change the way the city levies property tax every year by changing it to an automatic increase, which is tied to the increase, the cost of living which is set by the federal government every year, and she says that that will avoid big property tax hike sort of on it every so often basis but I think that there are going to be some older minute we're GONNA have to. Sort of take a deep breath before they decide whether to vote for that because, of course, the municipal elections are just around the river bend at in two thousand and twenty three, and that could make winning reelection and more difficult. I. WanNa follow up here because I'm confused, we've got the one point two billion dollar budget gap, but there's also hundred million dollar budget gap this year because a revenues came in so much lower than what intimidated obviously because of covid how is that? Does that money just get sweeped into the next year I don't understand how that works. For the stint as might what I do right now. Is being filled by refinancing city data. So essentially, they're taking debt that it is at a higher interest rate. They're sort of refinancing it hoping to get a lower interest rate and they're taking those savings and then using that to cover the
The RIAA shuts two podcasts down for music use
"I no. I don't have as many episodes. Him is I already put out. As long as folks are listening now. Keep doing it. You know that's WB walk from the old soul radio show podcast one of those folks that were listening. Was the US. Record Industry who has forced his show and another to close for hosting unauthorized recordings both the podcast to pay to be music radio shows both claim to music was used with the artist's permission David Oxford media lawyer blogs at the artist's permission essence normally enough saying it highlights the difficulty of clearing music for podcasts. Q Code podcast studio, and Network based in Los Angeles has raised six point four million dollars in funding round. The lead investor is sonars the smart speaker manufacturer Coupon Code has made eight scripted podcasts so far and has adapted nearly all their shows too TV or film. Yesterday we mentioned that Google assistant now has a setting for a podcast provider for your smart speaker and other services. Today an eagle eyed register has spotted that you can now Spicer Fai podcasts as your default podcast service. Try, and digital has published its latest podcast rancor for the US NPR is at number one total podcast downloads were up one point, eight percent and incomplete rancor emissions measures participating publishers only. Apple have sent an email to all podcast. In fact, they sent to differently formatted one, which is a bit weird. Anyway, they've highlighted the updates in fourteen podcast APP that we reported on last month, they pointed out some changes to the sports category which seems proprietary and outside of the RSS feed, and they've told you their holiday submission deadlines. The daily now averages four million downloads per weekday according to halt part insider a radio broadcaster in Australia Christian. Connell has criticized the radio industry for being snobbish and blinkered. And refusing to accept the PODCASTING is getting bigger and bigger and bigger. and. As a music has released its first exclusive podcast, the first one is by DJ Callard, a mogul superstar with suspiciously neat facial hair. And podcast news podcast insider highlights new RSS. Tags being worked on by Adam Curry's podcast index and vice news reports has launched from Vice News and iheartradio. APP One focuses on the NBA in wnba bubble and episode to looks at the pandemic in India and the rise of alternative medicine as cures.
Political Ad Nauseam
"As much as campaigns want to keep spending secret federal law actually requires TV stations around the country to disclose all the political ads, the campaigns by and those TV ads account for something in the ballpark of sixty percent of campaign ads. Spending a lot of the rest is stuff like Google and facebook ads at those companies actually don't have to disclose as much information about the ads. So today we're going to focus on. TV. Spending the majority of the spending. So think of the United States as a giant game board to campaigns walk around the board they put some of their ad money down this part. Of the country a little bit more over here, and the way they put that money down tells us what places they think are most important for winning the election. If you're looking just at the state level, the bronze medal goes to Wisconsin Sixty, four, million dollars, worth of TV ads they're not surprising. Wisconsin was one of those states that trump flipped from the democratic column back in Two Thousand Sixteen Silver Medal Pennsylvania with one hundred, seven, million dollars worth of TV ads also not surprising Purple State with twenty electoral votes and in first place with one. Hundred thirty, three, million dollars America's favorite election meltdown waiting. Oh Florida, my beloved Florida. Now, this is just are beginning calculation. We're going to dig in more, but there are lessons to learn just looking at the big picture the big campaign game board. Yes. So so take Florida this is not a monolithic place. You're going to have super republican areas like the panhandle and then big democratic areas around places like Miami and you might imagine that the most. Cost effective thing is for the Republicans to completely pull out of the democratic strongholds and vice versa. But in fact, neither political party is doing that the whole state is getting bombarded with ads from both sides Daniel. Butterfield. From the Super PAC PRIORITIES USA she says it can start to turn into something like an arms race. So when you see your opponent spending money in a market, it really raises The question of should I be spending money there to to keep up area competitive and if you want to understand why political spending just keeps going up, it's at least partly because of his arms race if your opponents bins more in, Tampa you have to spend more in Tampa which in turn makes the cost of ads in. Tampa that much more expensive. Next thing you know you blue one. Hundred thirty, three, million dollars in Florida. Danielle says, the arms race thing is not just irrational fear. There's a real electoral cost to waving the white flag in a particular area. If you're in an ad market and your opponent clears out, that is great news for you. You have the airwaves to yourself. Your advertising goes a lot further in terms of impact than if you have to opponents that are. Driving opposite messages is there like a particular tipping point to that that sort of campaign folks like you gotTa. Spend the twenty percent otherwise. Like what counts as as not being drowned out. Good? Yeah. There is actually a lot of areas some data behind like what is the particular percentage that is required? It's I'd say that's probably more of a secret sauce that I wouldn't necessarily WanNa name on this podcast for you know that numbers, you're just tell me. I I. Know. Roughly what percentage I think is useful is, is it twenty three percent? You got it. But okay. So fine lots of money being spent in Florida but this is not a very specific answer to our question who is the most expensive voter we want to be more granular, which is why we got her hands on a more precise data set. Thank you advertising analytics. This data set is GonNa let zoom in on every single television market in the entire country. So for example, we know that forty million dollars has been spent in the Orlando Daytona. Beach Melbourne market. Compare that to the grand rapids, Kalamazoo Battle Creek Michigan market where it's twelve million dollars and sure there's more people in Orlando but still, how are the campaigns arriving at exactly forty million and exactly twelve million to help answer that we brought in some help Michael Beach. CEO. Crushing Media Michael Runs an advertising analytics company now, but he has worked in the past for the presidential campaigns of George W Bush John McCain Mitt Romney, and the reason we wanted to talk to Michael is his whole job. is to figure out where companies or sometimes political campaigns should place millions of dollars. Worth of ads Michael has all this fancy proprietary software. If you're an advertiser, he can tell you whether you should be focusing your ads on like Republicans, with Minivans are Democrats ride motorcycles or neither. He's got all these different attributes in his computer thousands of attributes for. Anything from certain partisanship to likelihood to buy a Ford truck into those do those specific categories correlate. Yes and no it like it's pretty geographic if you're looking at northeast, Ohio or you're you know. You're in Alabama in the Senate race. that. Wouldn't be a probably a good signal. Reich is like. As owner everyone drive structure. Now, the reason we went to Michael is because we thought it might be interesting to look at how many dollars were being spent on any given swing voter swing voters in theory are people who might be influenced by a political ad. The problem is it is very hard to pin down exactly how many of these people are out there but Michael Software can at least take a stab at it what is GonNa do is go through all these data sets to first identify how many likely voters there are in a particular TV market and then identify which of those has even the tiniest probability of changing their vote and a lot of this calculation is just sifting out the diehards. If you are somebody who voted in the last five, Democratic primaries were every year you donate to the R. N. C. You are out. But maybe your party affiliation switched a couple of times. Maybe you're a first time voter that may put you in this bucket the basically using generic party model and generic it's party not not candidate. Driven in other words, we're estimating voters chances to swing between Democrat and Republican as opposed to trump and biden specifically. But there's still does give us a way to compare across TV markets and when you re ranked the country based on dollars spent per swing voter the markets are not in Florida. In fact, the top five ad markets are all in Pennsylvania and number one on that list where campaigns are spending around ninety dollars per likely swing voter. Is My home television market the region in western Pennsylvania in and around Erie Pennsylvania. Okay. So Kenny you grew up there like what is it? What is the what are we talking about just to be clear I grew up in Meadville which is south of Erie, but it's in the market and like yeah, this is a region with a lot of manufacturing jobs these jobs have been leaving. It's predominantly white its having the. Same kind of brain drain problem that a lot of the other parts of the so-called rust belt are having. But look like I don't know anything about who a potential swing voter would be in the Erie television market. This is why we have Michael's fancy software. It can help us understand who that is. What can we know about the Eerie Market area? How does it compare to the rest of the country? Like who's there? It opened up my magic machine here. Michael Punches Eerie plugs in a few numbers so it's running. Then he opens up a tab that lets us compare the Erie population as a whole to just the likely swing voters. So now I look at in. Eerie. For instance, the average adult is fifty three years old if you just take the whole population in the market. Target, audience if you said. swing likely to turn out is forty seven other words. Michael's machine is telling us that the average swing voter is is six years younger than the average, their forty, seven years old, and the other incredible thing about Michael's machine is that it's also able to spit out this whole media plan for how to reach those people. The machine can name the single TV show watched by the most swing voters. Each week that show in the Eerie area is the OT on Fox football shows or wrap up of the day's games. That'd be fair. that is one of the most watched shows in the entire country. But the numbers do show that in terms of efficiency like sports would be a pretty good way to get your ad in front of a decent chunk of swing voters in Erie Pennsylvania Espn you can reach sixty percent on eerie and a week. Again, this target in this market if the secret to understanding what the campaigns are thinking is to learn where the most money is being spent per swing voter. That place
Delaying COVID-19 relief could do lasting damage
"We are not going to hazard a guess here about what is going to happen with negotiations on an economic relief bill the negotiations that the president shutdown yesterday afternoon, and then tried to restart piecemeal. Last night what we are going to do is deal the facts as we have them now, which is that there are no negotiations and as far as anybody knows, there is no help coming for this economy till after the election and maybe longer. So that being case two stories today on that topic, and then a political insight marketplace's Mitchell Hartman gets going with story number one the. Big Picture. Back, in March Washington sent three trillion dollars coursing through the economy's veins. One of the biggest infusions was six hundred dollars a week in extra unemployment payments to more than twenty million jobless Americans that expired midsummer and George Washington University economist J Shamba says the amount of cash going out to laid off workers cratered it fell from one hundred, ten, July two, thirty, four, million dollars in September. So there's this massive drop off to the economy and also to the most vulnerable households those twelve hundred dollar relief checks from the spring have been spent with most of the federal pandemic relief now gone. Slowing retail sales and personal spending Joseph Bruce. RSM Consulting says. A quarter of small businesses have closed. He predicts without more federal support including lending to small businesses more will fail and state and local governments won't be able to keep teachers and other essential workers on the payroll says Michael. `grats. At Columbia Law School. The loss of civil service jobs will disproportionately affect minority because they've been hired into those jobs. Bottom Line says Dan North at credit insurer, Euler Hermes, North America. Okay. Let's say we don't have a stimulus package. The economy gets pretty severely damaged in the short term probably for five years to get back on. The burden falling to families that are running out of time and money says Columbia's Michael `grats people are facing eviction. Difficulty paying for food and lodging. This is a desperate situation. One that the chaos in Washington isn't making any
Trump's tax revelation, what are the highlights?
"Donald J trump paid seven hundred and fifty dollars in federal income taxes the year he won the presidency in his first year in the White House he paid another seven hundred and fifty dollars. He had paid no income taxes at all in ten of the previous fifteen years largely because he reported losing much more money than he made. So that's the lead. In this is in reporting from New York Times Sunday afternoon by investigative reporters Russ Butner Suzanne Craig, and Mike Macintyre now Russell Suzanne incidentally or two of the three that dropped the huge story on trump's finances in October of two thousand, eighteen ahead of the midterm elections. and that was fueled by the financial documents provided by Mary trump who is now suing the president and his siblings by the way for defrauding her out of millions of dollars. But back to today's story from the New York Times quote. The New York Times has obtained tax return data extending over more than two decades for Mr Trump and the hundreds of companies that make up his business organization including detailed information from his first two years in office. It does not include his personal returns for two, thousand, eighteen or twenty nineteen. This article offers an overview of times findings. Additional articles will be published in the coming weeks. So this one, hundred and ninety two paragraph long story is an overview of the times findings. this is the sparks notes the abridged version the Reader's digest abridged story. And I'm GonNa go over the key highlights with you. Hundred Ninety two paragraphs is the overview of what they found. And they're going to be releasing multiple stories in coming weeks for details about what they've uncovered an important caveat here by their very nature, the filings will leave many questions on answered. These tax returns that they got many questions will be unfulfilled. They comprise information that Mr. Trump has disclosed to the irs not the findings of an independent financial examination they report the trump owns hundreds of millions of dollars in valuable assets, but they do not reveal his true wealth nor do they reveal any previously on reported connection to Russia? This kind of makes sense why Sivan's needs the documents, right These data simply report revenue not profit in two, thousand eighteen for example, trump announced his disclosure in his disclosure that he had made at least four, hundred, thirty, four, point, nine, million dollars. The tax records deliver a very different portrait of his bottom line forty seven point four, million dollars in losses. So he announced his disclosure, he made four hundred and thirty, five million. In here it says he lost forty seven point four million. To that's what he filed his taxes as. All of the information that times obtain was provided by sources with legal access to it. So we can. Try to guess. WHO This to the New York Times prior to the election maybe somebody on the case who knew that the case wouldn't be Sort of we wouldn't see any fruits of that until after the election. I don't know I'd be guessing. These tax data examined. by The Times, provide a roadmap of revelations from write offs for the cost of criminal defense lawyer a mansion used by the family retreat to a full accounting of the millions of dollars that the president received from the twenty thirteen Miss Universe pageant in Moscow. So that's kind of a Russian dealing. The apprentice may trump a total of four, hundred, twenty, seven, point, four, million, which he then invested in a collection of businesses that we're failing mostly golf courses. They steadily devour cash much as the money he secretly received from his father the and how that financed spree of quixotic overspending that led to his collapse in the ninety. the picture that perhaps emerges most starkly from the mountain of figures and tax schedules prepared by Mr Trump's accountants accountants. MAZAAR. Clue. Probably got this from the Manhattan Da Somebody there. This is the picture that emerges starkly is of a businessman president in a tightening financial vice. Most of trump's core enterprises from his constellation of golf courses to conservative magnet. Hotel in Washington I guess it draws conservatives. They all report losing millions if not tens of millions of dollars year after year. His revenue from the apprentice and from licensing deals drying up and several years ago he sold nearly all the stocks that now might have helped him plug holes in his struggling properties and tax looms. And within the next four years more than three, hundred, million in loans and obligations for which he's personally responsible personally will come do. Over the next four years. And these records show the actual and potential conflicts of interest created by trump's refusal to divest himself of his business interest. While in the White House his properties have become havens for collecting money directly from lobbyists, foreign officials, and others seeking facetime access or favors. The record for the first time, put precise dollar figures on these transactions. Here's some examples at the Mar, a Lago Club, a flood of new members starting in two thousand fifteen allowed him to pocket an additional five, million a year from the business people paying for access at his Durrell Golf Course in Miami. The roofing materials manufacturer GIF spent at least one point, five, million in two, thousand, eighteen even has as its industry was lobbying the trump administration to rollback egregious federal regulations conflict. In two thousand Seventeen Billy Graham vandalistic association paid about four hundred thousand dollars to the Washington Hotel where the group held at least one event during its four day World Summit in defense of persecuted Christians. Then when he took office Mr Trump said he would pursue no new foreign deals as president. Even. So in his first two years in the White House is revenue from abroad till seventy three, million dollars. And while much of that money was from his golf properties in Scotland and Ireland some came from licensing deals in countries with authoritarian leaning leaders or thorny geopolitics. For example, three million from Deteriora- from the Philippines two point three, million from India and one million from Turkey. Now the data also contains. Revelations about the one hundred, thirty, thousand dollars payment to Stephanie Clifford Stormy Daniels. The, which is one of the focuses of the Manhattan da Subpoena for trump's tax returns. Another financial information another clue that that might be where they got this. However. They say that it has no new revelations, but there is kind of a revelation because trump has acknowledged reimbursing cohen. Who made the? Payoff. But the materials obtained by The Times did not include any itemize payments to Cohen. The amount however could have been improperly included in legal fees written off as a business expense which are not required to be itemized tax returns that says to me. That trump. Didn't make the payoff where he would have had to have itemize it. Which says to me. It was improperly recorded. As a business transaction. At for legal fees, which is another thing to Manhattan as looking at. Business fraud. Falsifying business documents. Now, no subject has provoked more intense speculation about trump's finances than his connections to Russia while the tax records revealed no previously unknown financial connection and for the most part lack specificity required to do. So they did shed light on the money behind the two thousand thirteen Miss Universe pageant in Moscow at the subject of Enduring Intrigue Because of subsequent investigations into Russia's interference in two thousand sixteen. So basically what the time saying here is that there's nothing itemized here about Russia, but there wouldn't be because it's not required to be in tax returns but boy, did we see something interesting about the? Miss Universe Pageant in twenty thirteen. The records show that the pageant was the most profitable Miss Universe during trump's time is co owner and that generated a personal payday of two point three million dollars made possible by the Aguilara F- family at least in part who would later help set up the infamous twenty sixteen trump tower meeting. For. Officials seeking dirt on Clinton with Veselnitskaya who is now we know connected directly to the Kremlin. The record show that in two thousand thirteen to paget reported thirty one point six, million in gross receipts. That's the highest since at least the nineties allowing trump and his co owner NBC's split the profits of four point seven million by comparison trump and NBC lost two million on the deal the year before. Moscow and made three point eight million from the one the year after. So it appears the Russia one. Made money and made a lot of money a lot more money than it ever has before. So did. Russia overpaid trump for this event. Wonder why? In Two thousand, thirteen?
Conviction politics: Floridas disenfranchised felons
"Joe Biden took to the campaign trail in Florida, this week. As a rally for Hispanic voters Mr. Biden emphasized seemed like a eight point. Getting people out to vote. So please. This election. Make your vote her. Through your vote, your voices her. Make a plan to vote has been pointed out. Make your plan to help your community for. But the very act of voting in this year's election has become contentious. President trump has been railing against mailing voting is having little evidence of fraud this whole ballot system where you can send it in. and. It's not even requested. We're not talking about it solicited. They're unsolicited ballots and they're sent in is very dangerous or our country and in Florida a fight over voting rights for former felons could see hundreds of thousands of people disenfranchised. So. In Two thousand eighteen voters in Florida approved a constitutional amendment allowing felons who had served their time except for murderers at certain sex related offenders to vote in elections. After that amendment passed Florida's Republican legislature passed a law saying, that's fine. They can vote but they have to pay back all the fines, fees and restitution costs of their incarceration. John Facile is economists. Washington correspondent. So that's the sort of thing that sounds quite reasonable. Right if you stole one hundred bucks from someone, you gotta pay back what you stole before you can vote but Florida's criminal justice system is unusually reliant on fines and fees from offenders. So you have people who had been convicted of felonies poor people who had to pay fifty dollars to get a public defender or one hundred bucks for some sort of fee to file a complaint. then. You also had fines levied on them that were quite heavy. So I spoke to one woman who was convicted of her part in a fraud scheme that she says was unwitting, but she was ordered to pay back fifty, nine, million dollars and no. One's ever going to be able to do that. I spent time with another young man who was convicted of a felony while he was basically just out of school and it turns out that when he went to registered to vote, he owed four thousand dollars to the county where he was arrested nobody had ever told him. That and other courts allowing this law to stand the courts have let it stand on Friday the last court in Florida weighed in and they've let the stand the court said the fines and fees were part of the criminal sentence. So they couldn't be said to a fully completed their full sentence until they had paid off everything they were told to pay off. So it looks as though almost eight hundred thousand people who thought they would be able to vote may not be able to vote and so is the supreme court likely to weigh in at this point now again? It's probably not going to go to the supreme. Court again, they declined to hear it in July, before that last appeal they declined over the strong objections of Justice Sotomayor who accused her colleagues of continuing trend of condoning disenfranchisement that's in Florida is this happening else? Well, the rules regarding where and how felons can vote changed dramatically from state to state you have some states like for mountain main where people can vote while in. Prison and you have some states like Florida used to be where if you've been convicted of a felony anytime, you never have the right to vote. So it's a Patchwork of laws regarding felony and franchise, but the trend has been over the past decade or so to loosen restrictions rather than strengthen them. But as we've seen in Florida sometimes that involves bats lighting sometimes the loosening isn't as loosened practice as it appears it should be. Felons aside, how easy or hard is it in general for people who exercise their right to vote in America? It's harder than I think it should be it's harder than most people think it should be it used to be the case that the Voting Rights Act which was passed in nineteen sixty five required jurisdictions with a history of voter discrimination. To submit any changes to how they conduct elections to the Justice Department in two, thousand, thirteen, the supreme court basically gutted it. The Voting Rights Act they said that requirements should no longer apply since then around seventeen hundred polling places have closed and previously covered jurisdictions, the largest numbers were in Texas Arizona and and most of those places are in heavily minority district. There's also the problem of long lines often what I found that I was recovering Super Tuesday in Texas before everything shutdown is that in suburban precincts. White it was much easier to vote than in inner city precincts, which were which were heavily African American of the Tino. In two, thousand, sixteen around half a million voters failed to cast ballots at their polling places because of problems at those polling locations. So I think people tend to think of voter suppression as as physically keeping people away from the polls that really doesn't happen. What does happen is that the exercise the franchise is likely to be much more onerous if you're a non white than if you're white, are we seeing any of those problems this round this time round for the election that's coming up. Yeah. We saw them in full force in Wisconsin in their primary earlier this spring in April. Shortage of poll workers as much of America does as result, they're only five precincts total in the city of Milwaukee, which is the state's biggest city in which had one hundred, eighty precincts in two, thousand sixteen. There are a lot of places that are really concerned about having enough poll workers to have all the polling place that should be open poll workers tend to be retirees, which puts them at high risk of Covid, and so a lot of them understandably don't WanNa come out and and sit in the crowded place for long hours. But there's a fear that this shortage of poll workers is GONNA lead to a lot fewer polling places in there should be. Perhaps. It's a naive question but why would anyone want to make harder for people to vote? So there are those who say that because Republicans are so dependent on older white voters who tend to be the most reliable voters that is in their interest to make it harder for non white and young voters to vote. Donald Trump. When he was talking about expanding postal voting essentially gave the game away. He said they had things levels of voting that if you ever agree to it, you'd never have a republican elected in this country again. So it seems as though Republicans rather than trying to appeal to as many voters as possible regardless of race color creed or. Are really trying to tailor the electric to best suit themselves. What about voting by mail something that would seem obvious into pandemic but that's been hugely divisive. This round hasn't it. Yeah Donald Trump has been inveighing against it, which is odd because there's a ton of research that shows that voting by mail tends to improve turnout but not for any particular political party more recently, he has been encouraging his supporters to vote by mail I. Think he has got nervous that if Democrats vote by mail and huge numbers and Republicans don't vote by mail at all then this may lead to an imbalance in the results that doesn't favor him. There have been polls that have showed that as many as fifty percent of Democrats, more plan to vote by mail whereas only one in five Republicans do you can imagine it sort of pandemic situation in red states where Republicans don't want to go to the polls but think that voting by mail is corrupt is now trying to walk back some of the damage you may have caused. How do all these trends impact the election this year? Do you think John? I think that between the president inveighing against the election warning that it's going to be rigged concerns about foreign interference. There is an alarming number of Americans people on both sides of the aisle who thinks that this year's election won't be free and fair I. Think there are concerns that people may be less likely to vote and that once they vote, they'll be less likely. To accept the results of the elections that is going to lead people to lose faith in democracy itself for those who do want get the vote out what are they doing about it? Well, people can check their registration status early, they could make sure that their friends and neighbors are all registered. I think there's a lot of worry among Democrats because traditional touch points that. They use to register voters you know the DMV or college voter registration drives those aren't happening now because of the pandemic and there are fears that young people are not registering at the numbers they should be. But for Florida's felons, there have been organizations that are working to pay off fines and fees almost four million dollars have been raised so far. Bloomberg who had been. Running for president said, he will spend one hundred million dollars of his own money to help Joe Biden win in. Florida. I think there's there's a hope that some of that will go to paying off fines and fees, but unfortunately, it looks like whatever happens not everyone who thought that they would be eligible to vote will, in fact, be eligible to vote this fall in Florida.
Ex-New York Jets WR Josh Bellamy charged in $24 million coronavirus relief loan scheme
"Former New York jets wide receiver Josh. Bellamy was charged for his alleged role in a twenty four million dollar fraudulent pandemic loan scheme. Oh, the US Justice Department arrested him in in Florida. He's charged with getting loans. Twenty four million dollars with the loans him in ten compadres. The wide receiver, former wide receiver spent it on Gucci. Dior. Jewelry Trips on casino trip I don't know this guy white possession type receiver wes welker Cologne. He's an African American receiver oh former receiver cut comrades. Lame they didn't They didn't know anything about the legal troubles. They just happen to cut them the day before the US Justice Department arrest
Why No One Is Entirely A Buy And Hold Investor
"I got an email last week from a member of money for the rest of US plus. He has been listening to my show for over four years and loves it. You continue to like the way you explain financial strategies and how you occasionally cover the more personal aspects of life as well as investing. This gentleman retired three years ago when he turned fifty six, he has four million dollars in investable assets half, which is in cash and bonds. He follows one of the adaptive model portfolios on the website and converted over ten percent of his assets out of stocks in March based on the monthly investment conditions strategy report, we do on money for the rest of. US. Plus. He wrote to be honest decision I now heartily, regret. He could generate I really liked the sound logic. The analysis based approach you promote to help, decide how to dial up or down allocations to different asset classes in acknowledge your modifications have resulted in some investment success that said, I've typically been a classic buy and hold investor writing out the dips but this time in March I followed the logic to reduce the allocation stocks and wait for conditions to improve we all know how that turned down. How did it turn out? We have had the fastest bear market recovery ever in the US and around the world. His concern is that by the time investment conditions deteriorate or improve is already being reflected in market prices. Is there even a reason to make any adjustments to our asset mix? He I also know this was a very unusually fast drop and recovery. But as I plan to stick around as a plus member and take some level of guidance from the investment conditions, it seems like a fair question ask about what level back testing is available to see how this method works as an alternative to my old approach to just buy hold. I also recognize your approach covers asset classes, versus just stocks versus bonds and types of bonds such as real estate looks good or bad high yield looks good or bad etc.. Now, this monthly investment condition and strategy record has commentary and metrics to help individuals stick to the portfolio plan or perhaps to make adjustments as risk changed. Focuses on valuations, economic trends and investors sentiment. It relies on my over two decades of investment experience but also draws on data provided by institutional investment and Economic Research Services that we pay tens of thousand dollars per year to access. Now, I'm not trying to sell you on plus membership in this episode, but to be frank is email kind of bothered me a little bit not that he wrote it I think there's a absolutely fair questions and deserve a fair response. What bothered me was the challenges I've had in trying explain what portfolio management is. This member feels regret for a decision. He made one decision, but portfolio management involves many many decisions. I saw a tweet last week that also kind of bothered me not because there was anything wrong with the tweet, but it raises the question is better to trade buying individual stocks or to use options. Her view was better to use options because they're less expensive. That might be true. Again deciding to buy individual stocks with options that's just one decision. Wealth is not built preserved by buying individual options following the latest hot stock tip. Trading Foreign Exchange or following the guidance of Investment Newsletters that sometimes have doomsday scare tactics. My background is in institutional portfolio management. I worked with major universities like Texas, a, and m university. I was their investment advisor for thirteen years. They have over a billion dollars in assets. I've worked with other universities in private foundation. We often met with investment committees to tackle all the decisions involved a managing a portfolio the same decisions that individuals have to make in fact, individuals have to make even more decisions when it comes to managing an investment portfolio. What I have found is institutional investors and serious individual investors. They follow a disciplined portfolio approach. They focus on global multi asset class portfolios. They rely on reasonable expect to return and risk assumptions to make asset allocation decisions. Their focus is on a Chievo real net of inflation growth.
DeAndre Hopkins, Cardinals Agree to Reported 2-Year, $54.5M Contract Extension
"The cardinals and their brand new star Receiver de'andre. Hopkins have signed a two year extension worth over fifty four, million dollars more than forty. Two of that is guaranteed that'll keep Hopkins in Arizona through twenty twenty, four
The GREATEST Wealth Strategy of All Time with Reshveen Rajendran
"The greatest wealth strategy of all time who is not going to press play on this I mean fire nation if you're listening to this right now you obviously did I'm excited chat about this because there's a lot we're going to be covering and you have quite the story forest US brothers. So let's dive right into the story because I want to know how does a person go for making a million dollars a year to a million dollars a week break down for This year collected to combat a once and what happened was Tony Robbins became speaking been. Talked about how to dominate me say there's one Gorby said if you give more than every other person to give more Salvia yourself more than every other person in your industry, then you dominate and you win. Any. Seat John I think sometimes you know. Sometimes gets in your body in your soul. So like did quarter really really sunk in men how do you? How do I give more than everybody else and then really really stood something thinking my spirit is this something in my soul. Came back. Entrepreneur on file. Also, fire on fire to give money every single person all day in my industry and dude, you know like if you seen my actions like the action that. Are Given so much a neural. Brunton did something you said give your best stuff for free? I need this things man I need this do things I get my best offer free contrary what entrepreneurs beliefs And I. meet. Sure that I guess more than everybody else out there that nobody would even catch up what else doing this Halloween four million dollars in a year to generating a million dollars in a single week in the month of June I mean fire nation. This is one of those lessons you just have to really absorb just like rush Wien absorbed at Tony Robbins quote so. Eloquently it is critical to recognize the fact that when people don't know you when they don't necessarily have the opportunity to trust you yet they're not just going to lay down their hard earned money to invest in a product or a service or coaching from you like whatever that might look like you need to earn that trust and what better way than what rush Wien. Is talking about by giving the best of yourself for free to completely out serving your competition to such a level that you absolutely dominate and rush, and you're talking to fire nation. It's it's a massive audience around the world and a lot of people right now are saying, well, how do we even get started like I'd love to make a million dollars a week heck. I'd love to make a million dollars a year mean I'd love to make a million dollars over the next five years. That's a lot of money. But what would you say is the best way for somebody listening right now who has very little to get started generating income for themselves. Good. I. Love This. I. Love Your Question Man I love Christian and Syed. I have. I run my company Eramet Company. DEEM RUSH DOT COM check me out and stuff but ironic company in John. I wanted to share with you that I have this vision sue big in my vision is to create the largest community of givers in the would. That's my vision. That's what I've actually set my mind to do. In you know, it's very interesting that you asked me the question because just yesterday somebody actually asked me the same question, right? He is like. So again, a swimming bullock following me and yesterday somebody actually means wishing. He's like rush. Why don't you reply? Why don't you reply to messages right. So again, let me read you this exact messages crazy man, right so You to play I know you told me give more or you didn't know this but I have nothing to give men I will surely stop giving once not growing. Right see the problem is is in many people always see I will give I get rich I will give what I have the knowledge I will you know I will do whatever it takes but. When heavy but he meant you give when you have nothing. I don't know if it makes sense like what I'm seeing. Make sense but you know it's like. Women people tell me that. I was giving when I started growing I'll stop the meeting when I actually make money doesn't make sense. To me is like telling me like he made, I'll stop eating right excising. When I get expect right? Like Dude, you get the six pack because you're eating right and because you are
Evofem To Launch On-Demand Contraceptive
"Today we're GonNa talk about a company that is trying to commercialize a female contraceptive and the company's called Yvo FEM and their product is called sexy and it's going to be launched actually in the next few days. So I wanNA talk about them as the main story, and then we're going to start with some updates from Gilead O'Donnell as well as bio Merrin and actually we got some news from Amarin today that I'm GonNa touch on just very very briefly because I haven't. Totally incorporated it into my portfolio yet, but we did see some dramatic news from them. So with that, let's get going and the first thing I want to talk about is the Gilead, news that we heard and what we found out is that they were issued a complete response letter for the approval of Phil God's Nib, which was their treatment for rheumatoid arthritis. So, this is a bit of a surprise I would say and Phil God was going to be something that replaces revenue streams that are slowly starting to fall off a patent for Gilliat and they're gonNA start to feel that in the form of loss of revenue and forgotten it was kind of shoe into get approved by the FDA issued them this complete response letter saying that they will not approve the drug unless certain conditions are met and usually when companies receive Sierra L. either it's unconditional in the sense that they don't have any recourse or it has conditions on it and hear what we. Found out that the FDA wanted more data from their face, three Manta and Manta Ray studies before completing its reviewed, the NBA and they're specifically concerned about issues in male sex organs. So Gilead is going to have to provide this data, the FDA before they will approve it, and it looks like from what I looked very briefly on the clinical trials dot Gov site is that the primary completion date isn't until early twenty, twenty one where they final completion date of twenty, twenty four. Now Juliette is pre savvy. So I feel like they'll be able to eventually overcome these hurdles once they provide some data. So I. don't see it being long long-term hindrance of the company, but we've seen the stock get hammered pretty hard since the glory days of remedy severe and in general has been kind of slow to adopt new therapies to their pipeline in order to maintain that growth that people expect. So hopefully, with the approval of Fil gone, they'll be able to replace those drugs that are falling off of patent and be able to maintain their value that way. But personally no position for me from Gilead but I thought it was interesting to point this APP. Nasr Company. I WanNa talk about is by Merrin, and they are trading at a fourteen billion dollar market cap now, and they were also issued a complete response letter for Rock Avian and this was their hemophilia, a gene therapy and I've touched on Hemophilia A and. A number of different videos but I haven't touched the topic in a while. I did notice the CRO though and it's interesting because the conditions that the FDA wanted in order to approve the drug was evidence from two years of data for its ongoing phase three trial to support the durability of the gene therapy. So this is obviously kind of rough for the company because the bar is rarely set this high for other companies that two year window of therapy is going to be maintained. This has me questioning the gene therapy space as a whole that you know other companies that have invested in say route Jenex bio if they're going to have to show two years of data to show that it is a Gerbil effect, this obviously plays into the models and delays the time at which it's GonNa take for them to get revenue. So kind of. makes. Me Nervous about the gene therapy space but you know different diseases seem to have different thresholds for what the FDA wants and it's tough to predict. So thought it was worth bringing up and just for those who are actually following by man, their last phase three patient will complete two years of follow up in November twenty, twenty, one, serve you're expecting revenue from this drug. Now you're GonNa have to wait until twenty, twenty two proudly see any revenue. So that's a disappointment even though the drug does help us significant number of patients. All right. Moving on I WANNA touch on otani therapeutics ticker symbol od T, and they're trading now at around five hundred, seventy, four, million dollar market cap for those that don't remember I, touched on this a while ago they were short candidate that I had once I seemed like they had a run up in the stock for no obvious reason, and then I sold it off in anticipation of run up to this event that we just saw news to, and they're commercializing a tax seen that is given orally. So right now has to be given IV in a lot of complications surrounding that a lot of hurdles that patients he'd go through to get this. Treatment and it's Kinda tedious. So if he can come up with an oral version, it would be much better for patients and that's what Oh Donald Trump do here. So what we heard is that their face three contessa trial achieved primary endpoint and what they were looking at is test attacks will their drug plus bean compared to just capital being alone, and the results showed that the progression free survival was significantly better in the tax will plus Kapustin group rather than just cap aside to being alone nine point eight months versus six point nine months with a hazard ratio of zero point seven to just pretty good and value point zero, zero three.
This $4.6 Million Tournament Got DDOSD
"Much like the Overwatch League. The call of duty league continued its inaugural season online despite the cove nineteen outbreak. This past weekend marked its first ever playoff matches. We're talking like the biggest event, the biggest prize pool in cody history. On the ultimate driven grounds co look duties delete convert. Dead moment stares you in the face join no one. Rolling isn't. Skipping. Over is easy. is taking. But as things got underway while the some issues, the cod community had to deal with something. They're actually not that unfamiliar with going back to the days of advanced warfare, pro play online de Dos, attacks, and mid match booting of pro players basically because the games were being played on locking hackers would go in Diaz attack and boot Appro player from a live game at the highest level of play out there. This was pretty crazy and in the optic versus Ellie guerrillas it actually got so bad that optic at the sub in a different player because Kenny had been booted multiple times already in the match. Yeah. They all I, it looks like Kenny no longer in the in the server. So something happened there. So they're trying to do this four versus five right now. When did he try? It's been about over a minute and as you might imagine, the pro community was pissed obviously the competitive integrity of the Games are being called into question and pros were asking for things like postponing the event or boycotting entirely a really long time ago in a land when dinosaur a whirlwind when dinosaurs roamed the earth advanced warfare was a game and in that, there was an online lead and hitting people off line was an issue so much. So to the point where the league had to be restarted because it was impossible to avoid everyone's getting hit off. Again, and this has become an issue to the point where now it's impacting four million dollar tournament. This tournament has more than four million dollar prize by far the biggest payout in the history of call of duty. So for me, those frustrated tweets are seeing while they kind of make sense at minimum from twitter reports alone at least five players had this problem literal Diaz attacks in the middle of the playoffs. Now, luckily, for optic, the example I showed above didn't cost them the match but many players have speculated if they were playing against any team other than the lonely L. A. Guerrillas. It could have been a different story, fig it close it out here saucer PGA. Thanks saint flasks man he's been spotted broth and TJ. Trading there is big telezapper optic they're gonNA, get this series win. So you're activision blizzard you're putting the situation in the middle of the biggest tournament of all time in your brand new league in the middle of a global pandemic. What are you doing? Well, they're quick fix actually ended up being to start the matches off walk that way these attackers couldn't get to the players live many players also started to scramble their Ip addresses to make it even more difficult. So they made that change and everything was fine. Until it was on. August twenty first, the third day of playoff competition fans started to notice that scores were updating on the coal duty League playoff website before the matches had actually started on St keep in mind, I? Didn't tell anybody they were making this change. So as far as fans were concerned, these matches were being played lot. So when the Chicago Huntsman were playing the New York subway liners and fans could see the results of the first two maps before the game even started onstream people were a little confused and it's obviously awkward. If you're a fan right, you don't just want to. See The score you WanNa see the game and it gets even more awkward when you gambling to the mix this change was made pretty quickly. They didn't exactly have time to let Vegas now. So for a short while you could bet on a game while already knowing the results of the first babs, what's more is that some of the players being targeted by the DOS attacks. In the first place suggested that those might also be related to betty. You see the League was hosting a special perfect bracket challenge that awarded a hundred thousand dollars to anybody that had a perfect bracket all the way through the play offs similar to what you know. They do with March madness in college basketball, the bracket challenge coupled with the fact that all these attacks were. Happening on hard point, a type of match where in the rules, it's very difficult to replay them make this all very sketchy fear a hacker playing this bracket challenge and you want to make your hundred thousand dollars you go and you target your Diaz attacks towards hard point. So you can actually influence the results of those matches, its one, hundred, Fifty, seven points they passed that threshold. To basically this is to you know Kinda kind of. Levy in issues of it happens like the start of the game is really early in a game and you know somebody's played without unfortunately in this particular circumstance, it happens. Happens a bit deeper but yeah, Joe it sucks there's no way around that. No Way to hide from that few. Guys right now like I said off the top booting and Diaz attacks have been a problem multiple times in the history of cod online pro. So. It's baffling to me that this is even allowed to happen in the first place now, betting controversies and Diaz attacks. Aside, this weekend of coal beauty was miraculously able to survive the controversies time Sunday rolled around and teams were competing for their slot in next weekend's talk for matches. Fans were fucking pumped for some call of duty action and a lot of that has to do with Sunday's match that pitted the new off the gaming against the Chicago hunts, which aside from being a highly anticipated series with to good teams have the added drama of pitting obviously the old face of objects gump against an organization that is in many ways shell of its former self and what ensued was a five match bloodbath that peaked at more than a hundred and fifty thousand viewers on Youtube that some people are calling one of the best matches in call of duty history?
Chrissy Teigen and John Legend List Beverly Hills Home for $23.95 Million
"Kristie teague in. John Legend, they are selling their twenty four million dollar home I'm Beverley hills because they're having a third child. So they need to make more room, they need a house they can grow into. How much? How much square footage is in this twenty plus million dollars. Let. Right. Grow into larger house. Let's just say it's thirty three foot ceiling seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms thirty. Wait thirty, hold on. Wait they need a house. The kids can grow into ceilings are thirty eight feet tall. How Taller their kids? Yeah. I don't know. Thirty, eight. Thousand Square Feet Show. I. Don't know. The line. I'm sure it's a little shack. Seven bedrooms please. It.
Kodak Crashes 85% from Recent Peak
"Kodak. We've been all over this for the past two weeks. Right I told you they got a seven hundred and sixty five million dollar loan to get into the drug. Business Kodak the Film Camera Company getting into the drug business. Turns out in their one hundred thirty, one year history they actually were in the drug business for six years from one, thousand, nine, hundred, eighty, nine, hundred, ninety, four, it was a failure they got out and it's notable that they got in one thousand nine, hundred, eighty, two years before the recession set in right typical top of the cycle de Worse vacation kind of acquisition move for for a company is being managed into into the ground so. That's where it to the reason episode again and and we're back in the drug business with this seven, hundred, sixty, five, million dollar loan from the government I thought that was just kind of crazy enough all by itself because sent the stock soaring from to sixty two on a Monday to sixty dollars at the peak on a Wednesday in you know the third trading session of the week that week. Just insane. That was crazy enough right. Then what are we talk about last week? Well, they granted themselves stock options the day before announcement like that's not fishy like. Crony capitalist move, you know to just try to rake some of his money off the top of the management team. Okay. Now. This Week There's well other stuff going on. So so since last we talked the SEC is investigating this thing. And the loan from the. International, the government agencies called the DNC, the Development Finance Corporation the DNC loan is on hold. And the stock as I speak Ios below ten bucks again, and if you look at the stock chart of the last several days, it looks like it was flatlined. You know like somebody whose heart stopped and then wham the hit it with the paddles and now it looks like his heart stopped again it's a ridiculous episode but I feel like I need to clarify something because of at least one feedback email I got in this case. No, it is not okay for these executives to get stock option grants it's not okay and it wasn't okay for them to get them. I don't believe even back in May. Right I put together a time line I wrote a whole piece about this for the stands very digest and I put together a time line and my timeline showed that the order the executive order from President Trump. Was May fourteenth. Two days before that Kodak moves seventy million dollars from a Chinese subsidiary to a US subsidiary quote in anticipation of an intercompany transaction and quote I believe starting up a new pharmaceutical subsidiary constitutes an intercompany transaction, right? So that was actually made twelfth may fourteenth. Trump is used the executive order and invokes the defense production act and says, Hey, you know, let's lend money to companies so that we can produce drugs domestically because too much drug production is overseas in places like China and India by the way if you research that, it's not completely true. We'll talk about that. Maybe another day Kodak made the director option grants the first time on May twentieth today their annual meeting. So, eight days before they're moving money from Chinese from a foreign subsidiary to to a US subsidiary anticipation of a major transaction. Then trump invokes this defense production act, which is just appropriates money for national security right two days later, then six days later, they grant themselves these options at premium prices. Then approximately may eighth according to an interview with the CEO Kodak, and this government agencies start talking about its new drug business. Then on July twenty seven, these idiots grant themselves more options. Then July twenty eighth and it leaks out stock was up twenty, five percent that day the news leaked out. and. Then Twenty John Twenty as the big announcement right? Seven, hundred, sixty, five, million dollar loan to Kodak the shares were up four fold that day July twenty, ninth the stock price hit sixty dollars. And the volume that day is like a hundred and sixty times the previous day and the previous day was twenty, two times the David were that. Next Day July thirtieth a fellow called Mike or non gap thoughts. Which is a a newsletter that he writes on sub stack non gap thoughts. He writes this article citing these suspicious option grant dates when and strike prices next day July thirty fourth. Wall Street? Journal publishes an article citing the potential you know ninety, they said ninety five million dollar windfall for CEO Jim Continente. And there were others on on the Management Team received the options to August. Fourth Wall Street Journal publishes an article citing a new SEC investigation into the disclosure of the loan and the option grants right because it looked like the the loan with the news of the Lomas leaked out on the twenty seventh I think is really what they were concerned about. But the whole thing stinks and let me tell you something what I alluded to earlier when I said I need to make something clear about this. This is not the way capitalism is supposed to work. A corporate management team is supposed to make a lot of money. They're supposed to get ninety five million dollars for creating a business that has performed well for a period of time. That has generated you know for ninety, five, million bucks. You'd better be generating you know at least a billion or more couple of billion hopefully in free cash flow over a period of time consistently, right a real sustainable business for that kind of reward. You don't get paid that kind of money just for getting a loan to be in a business that you were in for six years out of your one, hundred, thirty, one year history and sucked at. Okay that's not the way this is supposed to work. This is the ranking crony capitalism, the EST crony capitalism. And crony capitalism is when you get paid for no in people, right it starts looking suspicious back in May when they're moving seventy million bucks from China to the US, it looks like they already knew they were going to do something and then Oh, two days later trump invokes this this executive order appropriating these loans for this kind of stuff and then up six days. Later, we start granting ourselves options at prices that suggests we know the stock is GonNa take off like a rocket ship. Then we do it again on July twenty seven just to show you how utterly stupid we are. This is not the way it's supposed to work they basically what they did here was. They just took money from well, you know this government money. So you could say they took taxpayer money and they said how can we get way too much of this money in our own pockets? Oh, I know let's grant ourselves a bunch of options. Okay, your stand. Now, I don't have a problem with option grants in general I. Realize people need to be incentivized. It's just the way. Things are nowadays right to to attract good management. You gotta pay them. What looks like way too much money a lot of the time, but this is not that. This is a management team taking money from taxpayers and really taken ultimately from shareholders as well. They're given themselves equity for free that the shareholders have to buy in the market. This isn't the only episode of this. You'RE GONNA see there was a smaller episode that I I kinda filed this way I didn't think I was going to mention it but there was a guy. David? T hines in a story in the Washington. Post. July. Twenty Eighth I mean it's all allegations so I don't know I'll just say this poor fool apparently borrowed four million dollars in this federal PPP paycheck paycheck protection program it was part of the cares act. Right. The cares act was that two trillion dollar corona virus bill that was signed into law in March and included three hundred and forty, nine billion in forgivable loans for small businesses to maintain operating expenses. Mostly payroll, right? That's why it's called. PAYCHECK protection program. So you can just pay your employees even though maybe you're running a restaurant and they have to stay home because of the cove in nineteen, right. So this guy gets four million from this program and then a week later people see him riding around. Miami beach in a Lamborghini. A brand new Lamborghini Lamborghini. Hurricana. Which I guess. That's an electric Lamborghini costs more than three hundred, eighteen, thousand dollars again, how stupid is this guy? That's like granting yourself options the day before the loan announcement. And of course, these things are ripe for. For, this kind of abuse, this is what you get went when the government starts literally like throwing money around all, this is done very very hastily right because we think we have to act we have to act now. and. So this is what you wind up with. You wind up with Kodak and you wind up with this poor sad sack who who thought he wasn't GonNa get caught when he use P P peabody to buy a fricking Lamborghini. It's you know somebody's going to include that in some kind of TV you know some kind of fictional TV show because it's just too priceless. So that's where we are that. That's where we are in. You know the state of of all things financial in August of twenty twenty. Boy Twenty twenty is the weirdest fricken year. I mean things that I won't even get into some of the things that that people I know have been exposed to this year, but it's just. So it's also utterly weird when you shut who who'd a thunk who'd a thunk when you shut down the global economy because you're afraid everybody's going to get the flu or whatever. That all of this stuff would happen that you would get people you know in Lamborghinis with government money and you know Kodak Management taking money out of taxpayers, pockets would have thunk it. Anybody. With a brain is the answer to that one anybody with a brain. And what what you do about what you do about it well. Look we told I told you to avoid Kodak because. People look at that kind of action and the knee jerk. The thing that's built into your brain you know that's that's been kind of evolving for hundreds of thousands of years in complete evolved for hundreds of thousands of years completely different circumstances that have nothing to do with investing. So immediately, as soon as you see that surge Kodak you want hit the buy button but I'm telling you it's deadly and wrong every single time
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"Twenty four million dollars NBA the heat are in Philadelphia the Sixers have the second best record in the east one reason why it's fourteen straight wins at home and they are about the default in Philly he come in at nineteen eight fourth in the east the Sixers are second in the conference also getting under way all the bulls and wizards in Washington and the Cavaliers host the Hornets tonight college basketball right now nine Frank Virginia leave Stony Brook fifteen to nine less than eight minutes left in the first half about to get underway number twenty one Tennessee on the road tonight at Cincinnati in the NHL the devils and ducks getting set to face off in Newark devils back home after a four game road number check this is tiki barber the NFL season is underway and we're talking football week days three to six eastern noon to three Pacific here on CBS sports radio later and he's later in the program writer then you sometimes and I love sports so much in your face I will destroy those obnoxiously arrogant clueless tone deaf superstars who are marginal players the players may careers believe the hall of Famers he's nice Thomas home bull usually pretty good on the show about a minute when I got a long way from Los Angeles years later welcome back to the show bill writer with yeah thank you for listening as.
"four million dollars" Discussed on News Radio 920 AM
"I see the Providence Journal reports that the point Judith light shines again, it was dark for around three weeks through a malfunction. They're the light was relayed on Friday afternoon following. Repairs was built a way back in eighteen fifty six lighthouses listed on the national register of historic places. First lighthouse on the point at the western entrance to Narragansett. Bay was built in eighteen ten out of wood, according to the national register listing, but that was destroyed by a hurricane back in eighteen fifteen. No shipwrecks have been reported in the weeks since the lighthouse did go dark. So that's a good thing. But the story lighthouses up and running once again is that seventeen after six o'clock, Amanda, look of it's in the Providence Journal over the weekend and one of the largest heroin seizures that the providence. Police have ever made was discovered Friday morning inside school bus seats in the Silverlake apartment believe it or not. Police chief you Clements junior confirmed that narcotics and intelligence detective seized Twenty-three kilos of pure heroin or the value of about a million bucks on the street or conservatives four million dollars when cut and packaged for street sale. And what might be the largest seizure in the department's history a million dollars worth of heroin? And once they caught it could have a street value of four million bucks. While there's a business in westerly that feels threatened their target of vandalism. They say his Sam read from NBC ten for the nation's turnout tells me. Rose. Turtle a westerly native. And owner of the Clydesdale tavern says she likes to keep it real at her bar on canal street, come one come all. Andrej enter without prejudice, white collar, blue collar, no collar. It's for that reason. She's feeling uneasy after finding out her business was a target for Volker graffiti, I do feel threatened. It is threatening on that they come here for twenty AM spray. Something of my building. What's their next move? According to turtle one of our bartenders, call to let her know an unwanted trespasser had paid her business. A visit spray painting die Nazi scum on the side of the building. I was shocked. I was like you can make an impact when she called me on like really high of all places Nazi scum of all things. The diaper is is the threatening part is why would you and then the dick safe symbol wh what does that implying where are they going with us? Well, what's next to the to my home security cameras can be found around the business, capturing what appears to be the vandals? I do.
"four million dollars" Discussed on News Radio 810 WGY
"Part of a four million dollar federal surplus to give legal help to immigrants detained in the county jail. Sheriff Craig apple says program was started to help the immigrants about five years ago. And in that time, he says the numbers have increased greatly when the volume of immigrants. We were notified that we could get a hundred or two hundred three we felt the need to sit down with them. Do it and the New York immigration coalition Albany law stepped up and said, yeah, we'll coordinate as if this week apple says about one hundred and eighty illegal immigrants are still lodged in the county jail. WGN morning news time is eight oh three. The attorney general's office wants a judge to reinstate criminal charges against Rensselaer county DA Joel able of a Bellamy perjury charge in two misdemeanor. Charges of official misconduct were dismissed in June by acting state supreme court Justice Jonathan Nichols in connection with Abraham's actions following the twenty sixteen police in bum shooting of synthetic but Nichols role that indicting able love went beyond governor Cuomo's executive order appointing a special prosecutor to investigate that case. The office has able of lied to a grand jury to protect himself from being prosecuted more misconduct able was defeated in his re-election effort by democrat Mary, Pat, Don we Mike Patrick. Newsradio eight ten three one WGN, y at least to Florida counties are still counting ballots in the races. For US Senate governor an agriculture Commissioner Broward County election officials expected to be done. Well, ahead of today's three pm deadline Palm Beach county. The Palm Beach post reports counting ended last night with no word as to when it would resume or how many ballots remain to be tabulated reprieve for Luna. Six year old pit bull. Mix is not going to be euthanized. For now, you'll recall the dog was ordered to be put down by the city of Troy after biting a neighbor's dog Rensselaer county. Judges put a stay on that order pending an appeal by the dog's owner Todd Kramer's the Yellen president of the mohawk Hudson humane society, he tells news channel thirteen lunar will be treated very well while she's at the shelter for any dog that spans.
"four million dollars" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio
"Why don't you say that ninety four million dollars wow and it's very easy to get it you punch the red button you fill out the forms you send it back to her office and we process between four to eight weeks because we have to verify that you are in fact the original whichever which of the parties deserves whether money you know sometimes it's the divorce the husband wants it the wife wants it i can tell you something really interesting this going on unless you want ask a question you don't want to ask you what you could just sit there and i talk oh for your i do wanna i wanna ask you one question i'll i'll have a couple of questions to ask you one of one of them and this is because overpaying isn't the only kind of problem you have a lot of reporters came out for the time when we were talking about the tens of thousands of property owners who needed to pay delinquent taxes who owed taxes and were in danger of having their homes auctioned out from under them that is still a problem is it not and and i mean you're you're that's another one that you're still working on i'm the taxi unhappy camper in cook county and i'm the unhappy camper because the let me just say the the lobby around tax buying is is probably one of the most influential lobbies in the united states of america and in their infinite wisdom they marched on springfield and you use to be able to have thirteen months to pay your taxes it's been reduced to nine months and i call that like one of the dumber than dumber moves because when you reduce people's time to pay you reduce the payment plan and the county benefited from the payment plan county gets a point half every month for people who want to be on this payment plan they're like a bank so the county has now lost thirty million in revenue and so what are they doing their infinite wisdom they introduce the soda tax which they lose and now the route thirty million because this legislation in springfield got past and now they get all these unhappy homeowners who don't have a payment plan so if in the infinite wisdom of of of geniuses that run government if we just had like one tenth of a common sense what would happen is real people would march on springfield and say could we take this back to thirteen months so that people would have time to pay granted we have sold fewer properties this year than ever before and my theory behind that is people value their homes and they are fearful in cook county so what we are now seeing is because this time has been reduced people are so frightened they're paying they're paying now you know i know it's we're we're in the july already we through these.
"four million dollars" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"Four million dollars on new active shooter training we need to make sure we're training teachers and school counselors and obviously first responders on how to deal with an active shooter situation supervisor todd spitzer tells get actually wants that to include actual live drills as well as prevention and identifying kids who may be a risk of becoming a killer we see that behavior or those kinds of characteristics we can intervene to try to make sure we prevent them from being the kind of people who grow up as either teenagers or young adults and go onto school campuses and shoot people up mental health professionals are joining federal and state law enforcement agencies to provide the training over the next three years rob archer knx ten seventy newsradio southern california beaches are off the dirty lists thanks to what's otherwise considered a pretty big problem that problem it's the drought usually in the headlines for all things bad in this report it is credited with lower bacteria levels in the ocean we had less rain over the last few years it's actually good news it means that we don't have as much runoff shelly loose with heal the bay she tells knx that the most improved beaches the ones off the bummer list are la hoya code and mother's beach and marina del rey at mother's beach la county has been putting in different kinds of devices to increase circulation bacteria does not accumulate as much families go to mother speech so this is a big deal people with kids yeah we really want to keep kids safe peel the base has ninety seven percent of la county's beaches have a current a or b break on the beach in santa monica craig figure knx ten seventy newsradio it's four twelve still dealing with that sigler in downtown on the ten west will have more of that and other traffic problems coming up in over two minutes when we go out to eat we never agree on where to go burgers pizza talk as it is the one thing we do.
"four million dollars" Discussed on KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO
"Spending four million dollars on a new active shooter training we need to make sure we're training teachers and school counselors and obviously first responders on how to deal with an active shooter situation your todd spitzer tells kennex he wants that to include actual live drills as well as prevention and identifying kids who may be at risk of becoming a killer when we see that behavior or those kinds of characteristics we can intervene to try to make sure we prevent them from being the kind of people who grow up as either teenagers or young adults and go onto school campuses and shoot people up mental health professionals are joining federal and state law enforcement agencies to provide the training for the next three years water quality at beaches in southern california's way up the reason drought without the rain you have a southern california drought on the flip side you have safer beaches that's what he'll the bay says as far as beach water quality goes it means that we don't have as much runoff in its new water quality report ninety seven percent of l a county's beaches as bacteria is concerned have an a or a b grade when beaches go from a poor grade an f to a good grade and airbnb that means a lot of bacteria and viruses are being kept out of our swimming waters what do beach to living in southern california beaches are people's livelihoods here and there people's playgrounds couple of beaches made their way off these socalled beach bummer list they are la hoya cove and mother's beach in marina del rey in santa monica at the pierre craig figure knx ten seventy newsradio the end of the seventeen extension project is giving some people in southern california a shot at buying some prime real estate at a steep discount love the neighborhood i love my neighbors saw stake and why not stay suzanne talbot is buying the south pasadena home she's lived in for forty years for one hundred and fifty thousand it's market value is more than eight hundred thousand dollars i think it'd.
"four million dollars" Discussed on 710 WOR
"Full data when you get to by age and a glamorous fox news lady episode ality says something that tv you and then i was thinking i should really just go up says human relations that's gotta be wealth four million dollars or whatever these days so i was and then i thought no no no i don't really want to live in a world where casual tom's casual remark suddenly become career ruining things you'll you'll know the story of this professor who was at some conference out in i think san francisco somewhere in that area and he's in the elevator and it's a crowded elevator so people just ask what flaws they want and he says oh ladies lingerie it's the old black department store joke and and a female professor professor gender studies who happen to be in the elevator with him was grossly offended by that and now has demanded that his university make him apologize for that joke and we we are in a nut so well one slight one remark can be a career destroy a you can have forty fifty years the whole roseanne thing i and i'm of the view that whatever you feel about roseanne's tweet the cure is worse than and i do believe just get to what's underlying it that show was canceled and and and again it's interesting to me they want to bring back roseanne without roseanne tied the old theater joke about hamlet without the prince they're actually doing it roseanne without roseanne so you have all the khanna family in a new sitcom without roseanne she'll have gone somewhere it'll be like when miss l e wasn't around on dallas because barbara bel geddes was was having an operation or something so so they'd just say oh roseanne's gone to visit her second cousin for the next three five seven years and you'll have life with the connah's and it'll be all the stuff you liked about the old roseanne show except no roseanne because she voted for trump so you'll have all the non trump the non trump voting contractors will still be there and there'll be no roseanne.
"four million dollars" Discussed on KKOB 770 AM
"Lady personality says something like that to you and then i was thinking i should really just go up says the human relations that's going to be worth four million dollars or whatever these days so i was and then i thought no no no i don't really want to live in a world where casual terms cantaloupes remarks suddenly become career ruining things you'll you'll know the story of this professor who was at some conference out in i think san francisco somewhere in that area and he's in the elevator and it's a crowded elevator so people just ask what flaws they want and he says oh ladies lingerie it's the old black department store joke and and a female professor professor of gender studies who happen to be in the elevator with him was grossly offended by that and now has demanded that his university make him apologize for that joke and we we are in a nut so well where one slight one remark can be a career destroy a you can have forty fifty years the whole roseanne thing i'm of the view that whatever you feel about roseanne's tweet the cure is worse than and i do believe just get to what's underlying it that show was canceled and and again it's interesting to me they wanna bring back roseanne without roseanne side the old theater joke about hamlet without the prince they're actually doing it without roseanne so you'll have all the connor family in a new sitcom without roseanne she'll have gone somewhere it'll be like when miss ellie wasn't around on dallas because barbara bel geddes was having an operation or something so so they can say oh roseanne's gone to visit her second cousin for the next three five seven years and you'll have life with the connah's and it'll be all the stuff you liked about the old roseanne show except no roseanne because she voted for trump so you'll have all the non trump the non trump voting characters will still be there and there'll be no roseanne.
"four million dollars" Discussed on KKOB 770 AM
"Point four million dollars the investment scheme involved chinese bonds that were issued and have been in default since nineteen thirty nine according to the federal indictment so he did the scheme with a financial advisor greg smith out of shreveport louisiana smith was permanently barred rick from the securities industry in two thousand and ten by finra this is according to the us justice department and the sec so so this pastor hooks up with a broker who was barred from the industry nearly ten years ago to sell fake bonds to his own parishoners who are elderly some of whom according to the sec liquidated they're guaranteed annuities to invest in the scheme and this guy's a man of the cloth so he says of course and so the financial adviser smith ricky told one woman that she would receive fifteen times the investment within thirty days so she invest tenth thousand dollars she's going to get a hundred and fifty thousand in a month so call and she fell for that unfortunately yes and that's part of your point which is when you get investment advice through your church or your faith based organization you lower the guard and you fall for things that you might not otherwise fall for if this guy's the my pastor and it's one of the largest churches in the country and he's telling me to go talk to this guy over here for an investment well why wouldn't i want to believe that well that unfortunately too many people did call well the financial advisor pocketed a million bucks smith one hundred and sixty thousand a company controlled by caldwell another million both caldwell and smith face twenty years in prison if they're convicted on the charges which include wire fraud charges ten years for money laundering and a million dollars in penalties if convicted but wait a minute they they they defrauded people have three and a half million but they're only going to get penalized one million.
"four million dollars" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030
"The box office in third place was pitch perfect three with a domestic total of twenty point five million dollars coming in second was jumanji welcome to the jungle with thirty four million dollars two some thing special edge coming in first place for the second week in a row star wars the last jedi i came in with a total of sixty eight point five million dollars i'm alex hinton wbz news time is nine twenty seven we've got twenty six degrees right now some heavy snow falling in boston in the were expecting an accumulation here in the boston area of one to three inches three to six north and west of the city and even more as you get further west and north wbz news time is nine twenty seven democrats say they're gearing up to blast republicans in the 2018 midterm campaign for a tax overhaul that cuts taxes for most americans but gives more longterm generous benefits to corporations and the wealthy democrats believe most workers won't by republican arguments even if they see a slight uptick in their takehome pay one congressional candidate outside philadelphia says the republican plan is very cynical a democrat running for kansas governor says it mirrors what kansas republican's already tried they say they hope the tax bill will help reclaim their identity as the party for the.
"four million dollars" Discussed on KSFO-AM
"To dream about a white christmas they're getting won the national weather service as a system that attack the mississippi river and swept up across iowa's expected to dumped several inches of snow on chicago new england could get up to eight inches that's knows expected to fall until mid day today movie audiences aren't ready to let star wars go the newest movie in the franchise the last yet i taking in other sixty nine million dollars give or take over the weekend final results won't be released until tuesday the disney movie a has atop the box office lists the past two weeks number two over the weekend was jumanji welcome to the jungle with thirty four million dollars to new musicals fell flat in their opening weekends with pitch perfect three coming in third in the greatest showman capturing the fourth place and you think you know how to party police say there was so much drinking at a house party in maryland that even the air tested positive for alcohol montgomery county police wrote in charging documents at an officer who tested the air in the bethesda home with a breathalyser got our reading of point o one so officers had the test dozens of mostly underage partygoers outside cobb said six men who lived at the home all aged twenty were each charged with more than one hundred counts of providing alcohol to minors court documents show resident said that most of the party gore's were students at american university in washington even the air was in.
"four million dollars" Discussed on 550 KFYI
"To say to fox ten calmer the lonnie dogs the pierre asking for four million dollars the fallout from a previous racial profiling suit against the maricopa county sheriff under our piles direction any dogs the pair asking for four million dollars the fallout from a previous racial profiling suit against the maricopa county sheriff under our piles direction continues and the tab to taxpayers is mounting by 50 kfi ice greg paul with more those who were illegally detained over seventeen month period by maricopa county sheriff immigration patrols are now entitled to compensation latinos illegally detained while than sheriff jor pile disobeyed a court order to stop the patrols will be paid five hundred dollars for the first hour and thirty five dollars for each additional 20minute increment they were held anyone detained can also see sheikh money for lost wages and emotional distress the compensation stems from a racial profiling suit filed over a decade ago that will cost taxpayers nearly ninety two million by next summer greg paul 550 kfi i news a jury has gone home for the day of the second degree murder trial of a former mesa police officer philip rails ford is charged in the onduty shooting death of daniel shaver at a hotel nearly two years ago prosecutors telling the jury brill's ford was not are reasonable cop that night but rather weren't killer the defence said the shooting was committed in selfdefense a person but his actions they're not eat or what brought the police to the hotel the jury will pick up deliberations in the morning brill's ford could face up to twenty five years in prison if convicted phoenix is starting to face up to its skyrocketing pension debt phoenix city manager at sirker tells the city council that the city's annual pension costs as gone from one hundred thirty one million ten years ago to three hundred sixteen million dollars today our pensions simply me more money and four there there are a few available strategies but no easy strategies so we're really to a course where we've got some tough choices to make their khor says those choices basically come down to raising taxes are cutting city services council members have some time to try to come up with solutions work on the phoenix city budget.
"four million dollars" Discussed on WFAN Sports Radio_FM
"That they pay this guy cousins twenty four million dollars right 24 million and i mean for 24 million can you at least go 500 you bomb i don't care that you're a christian and everyone thinks you so wonderful can you at least i mean for 24 million dollars can you at least hang eight worth it ana can you put a winds on you can't even do that and then i hear these people all the time was in there some the playbyplay guy on this network today bragging about how he doesn't think that he's going to leave the redskins christ i would pay form the leave he painted 24 million to lose every game and then this cochairs brags about he's never looked better cousins has never looked better yeah i look great tonight i mean to tell you he just looked fantastic made just for me he's all world right occurred cousins 24 million dollars tell me i'm wrong carbon high the member i'm no one likes my attitude or my gravelly voice that plays spare me he definitely has not been as good this year as the as i thought he was leisure i thought they'd be a lot better i didn't think they'd be five in seven right now that's pretty surprised that they couldn't at least give the cowboys a game give them a game or something with the way the cowboys ends on a lie your seasons online and this is the way you give me as two dane touchdown passes late two zero save face or something i have no idea but look are about to get drubbed again they're about to get scored on again but they're not done sticking to down there throat because the cowboys have been so bad as year they want somebody they can beat on someone that they can feast on they did they just scored again i guess they're down the one one yard line there about to go and trust me they're going in are still four minutes left in this game eight five five two one two four two two seven to get on.
"four million dollars" Discussed on Double Toasted
"Our radio this movie girls trip in may eleven point four million dollars this weekend bringing its total up to eighty five point four million dollars that's on a nineteen million dollar budget so this this i think it's safe to say that this movie right here which as i say it doesn't have the biggest another greatest star power in there had enough but had enough a debt and its this movie will hit one hundred million abu a belief at eighty five million right now which will have a martyr as the gates another wicket schedule hansa going i can't may think bills arbitrary why people why why are you have you know but again as what we said that movie a movie a bit rough rough night that movie didn't deliver two people what they want it because they brought in his name murder mystery that they would girls trip is that icial four girls that they'd been says he'd been mass in having a good time that's what people want to kinda see they wanted to your watch a comedy they don't girls hanging they want see no dumb as murder so plotting or anything like that and like look what would what i was saying with this being a good date movie it is a movie wear it is feed into the demographic of the black audience and they're making this movie lot of money but the word of mouth there's a lot of a is this does a transregional certificates a lot of other people is not just a black moving well there's like a lot of white people wanna see in a leg hands on his of they're very humorous people so go ahead us.
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"I actually respect that more that more so than you know i really i really need to get back in the nfl at two two further my message i honestly think he does it need to and we ask about money i went and looked up at his contract you agent i realize minnesota because he signed that enormous deal but for some reason i thought i got restructured early and he didn't make all the money first couple of your second round that in a vat a single body no i got your hair jama of bubka's four million dollars in four years he made four three million dollars in his in his career 43 see over mad please i very song the price deal contract though which for like a hundred and twenty or something yeah but he saw forty three of them so that question we ask going into the first break is out i don't think he's worried about money grade now he's idc's more about his cause and to your point i looked up i forgot with the number was he's going to give away a million dollars malta met lay over the year so it's for some of these causes that he did he believes in and he supporting so dear going back the nfl baby great for calling gabric it actually might be the worst thing he could do because if he really cares about this more than he does about the game no different than john herschel being passion about mathematics and gone mit to get his phd a just eddin encapsulates passion now is not football it's actually activism he'd be doing himself a disservice to come back to the nfl if he really doesn't want to play all right good stuff one eight five five two one two two 27 so we laid out some stuff four we get these calls full bank we promise we'll get the men a five five two one two 4220 so wanna get us on twitter you can do that at tea give tiered if you have an issue where you want to go back and forth is something i said get me personally pretty good chance our response he if it if it's if it's poignant of it's interesting at brandon tierney ateeqi barber he could do the same batik of course get the up they get the calls at the rich years were jack evans update.
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"You know had this stand about pa for women taking office without work crew okay you can't brookway okay you want heavy and richard who was a very successful governor texas you'd icon rail you don't have uh the the different running georgia winter roman karen handel forty four million dollars by democrats i come down to this it's don cheer content of characters that about whether you're white or black male or female or you believe in god or you believe in captain crunch come down to what you stand for and stop with the goats about whether or not getting enough i can't is have every opportunity but they have to do have to lead by example okay and i guess you know that someone in the future we'll do that but it's not that he hillary clinton did did we say hillary clinton we're we're talking about hillary clinton thanks mike euro you're obviously a conservative you obviously don't believe that that that women have a role to play in government iran obviously you you think it's all about hillary clinton it's not about hillary clinton and and you're wrong i mean what what applied and fifty three in one apply the 1963 the there's there's th that same kind of discrimination that same kind of sexism is is alive and well today in certain corner show i'll let you respond to that katie if you want to i wish it was an issue that we didn't have to talk about who i wish you as a nineteen 53 issue but you know the fact remains there's only six female governors there is right now they're you know close to eighty percent of congress is white males and so to say that this isn't an issue is really saying that you're.
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"That day you would pay your back tax four million dollars i believe as far as i know gathering said he would not loud wishes that hit a west virginia but you've got nothing but a lot to ask the governor go ahead okay larry let's let's take them one one one right after the first of all what i'm doing as far as the state pay in may is the state pace may i get i pay the state back i give them the money back i kit there's no other vehicle or way that i can make that work but absolutely i'm pay in the stay their money back as far as as the taxes that there's a dispute and the tax money is setting out there in an escrow account waiting to counter the tax department but there is a dispute that has to be wire ironed out in worked out in our people are working on the money's white not in a now as far as telling the people of west virginia that this could be worked out and everything without raising taxes in that i'm absolutely guilty and i can tell you that that are truly from the bottom of my heart felt like it could be done but when i got into it larry and really got nbc was under the a sheets and everything and really look really hard larry this state in a terrible terrible situation and what are you going to do what are you gonna do i mean really and truly you can cut your way out of this mess if you want to but you really are ever going to get out of the mess lehrer you've got a five hundred million dollars the whole and he's going to grow to seven or eight hundred milliondollar hull now they're the only thing you're dead wrong in is you're dead wrong in believing and whoever got you to believe this you know god be with them but whoever got you there to believe that this day the un you are going to end up having to pay more taxes then you're absolutely get back is incorrect does it matter what bracket you're end or whatever it may be and for the lower brackets you're going.