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"james baker" Discussed on Chachi Loves Everybody
"Hits the backstreet boys. I wish britney spears would cover up. I wish i could have met your mother. that's fantastic. So how you go james. And now we're going to get into the major market portion of your career. How do you jump from duluth to where our careers. Intersected to k big in los angeles well actually was westwood. One for about three years before. I started it k- big soul back for year in duluth. And then you got offered westwood position here in l. a. or in their new york offices exactly no it was at the four mass twenty four hour formats god and bill michaels. Who is the program. Director of. K b y. Currently he was the pd of the bright a c format. I started doing weekends. They're like. I think it was like three days a week. And our mutual friend. Craig roberts who had known from kfc and from other stations in the bay area and of course kiss in los angeles. Craig really talked me up to bill. And he had a lot of other choices that he could have made but he chose me and i was very very grateful and that position led to me getting six to eleven. Pm at night. That's amazing on the bright. A seed north format help. Everyone understand. I know when. I went from local radio to the network side it was just so dramatically different. Certainly there's a lot of parallels but there's also a lot of differences. So now i would love for you to kind of explain just being on air and working in duluth to now transitioning to a network which i'm assuming the format was probably on a couple of hundred stations. Something along the was. It was on one hundred five stations when when i started there and so you have to do liners for each station because each dominate. It's kind of hard to describe. But you have little cutaways that you press a button or there's something that comes up in the clock that fires a local call letter or at local liner that you have recorded previously and there was probably about a week maybe a week and a half of getting the liners done because in those days you had to do on. Reel to reel and you had to. Fedex them out to the different affiliates and then the program director would send out a schedule. And so you know if you're on it. At a given time. If i was on six to eleven on the west coast it was nine pm to two. Am on the east coast and we have more stations in the east coast than we did on the west coast but our flagship station was kb. Y in ventura so when you know when you went to fire your call letters in your headphones you would always mel's you'd hear ninety five point one k b y and then you would come on. Put up the mike. Today's hits yesterday's favorites and go on from there. But you can't be specific about an area of the country you have to be you know pretty generic and as far as things that are happening like mother's day that's something that that happens everywhere so there's no specific that you have to worry about their but you also can't get into the dodgers won the world series you can but if you're talking about a regional team you know so and so did so well and oriole stadium..
"james baker" Discussed on Chachi Loves Everybody
"I didn't want to use my real name. So he gave me the air name. Howard johnson i so. I became joe on the radio. That's great. i love that hoe. Joe other radio. How long did you go by the ho-jo name. I was ho-jo at wwdc then key. Wb and reading. I was there for about About two years. And then i moved to z one zero four w nbc norfolk. And i was there for about nine months. I kept it through their own. Oh actually i also kept it. I went to in duluth. And i was there until mid or late ninety five. Yeah me list. A few. These really quickly because i want to talk to you about it so you go to duluth You went to athens than back to san francisco. You're in san jose reading. I mean you really kind of jumped around quite a bit in the eighties in the early nineties. Which i know is very common at that point where you really trying to just find bigger stations. What was kind of your overall goal at that point. Well at that point. I was just you know trying to to work my way up the ladder and you know to gain more experience. I mean fortunately. I had a really good coach in wayne coy. Because he really taught me how to be a music director. He really provided a lot of leadership and together with wild bill. Shakespeare barry mcguire. Monica jay. We really were kind of a family and you know we all work really really hard at each role that we had and that's why the station rose up to be number one. I think i had got. I can't even remember what it was. But i think that the fall of ninety two i think i had a seventy to share in teens. Some we're talking about kwb reading. Yeah exactly and. I think that the station was like a twelve share. Twelve plus slough keeping minded. This is a spring and fall book market. You know as a small markets like two hundred something but still a remarkable achievement. I think for for all of us at that point and and right after that book came out i wayne left and went to w. nbc off. I gotcha so at this point when he leaves they make you the intern. Pd correct correct. Yeah and so you've obviously have a great mentor in wayne and you've learned to be an md in an apd and so forth. What was it like when they anointed you. The interim pd. It was hard. Because i had to make a decision. Okay what are we going to do in mornings. Since i was doing nights i had a lot of exposure in nights and so i paired myself with randy zachary who was wayne's partner and so i- partnered with him and it just didn't work randy was a great guy but i was just not a morning guy so i was better doing nights doing afternoons or something like that and after three months or so. I said you know what this isn't working. So and i think the general manager helped me with that too because he decided he kinda he hired. Chris rue. Chris came in and i think worked with randy doing mornings. I moved back to tonight's at this point. Are you thinking. More to yourself. Along the lines of programming. Or you still really fancy yourself as wanting to be an air talent you know..
"james baker" Discussed on Chachi Loves Everybody
"I my voice is really high and i'm saying and every other word and not able to really do a coherent break even though i'm able to walk up an intro because in my bedroom for many years from the time i was like twelve to seventeen i would do like mock shows have a little studio in my room so i had a little experience before that but it was just mostly on my own. Not not for other people. Until this time maya business partner andy. He's a firm believer that musicians make the best on air talent and the best producers. Because you have a sense of timing and you have a sense of Basically how music the theory of music and how the transition from notes to notes and so do you think that helped you a bit early on. Oh yeah definitely and also singing too because using your diaphragm effectively in other words standing up not sitting down. Because if you have a compressed diaphragm you're not able to get the breathing that you need to get through a break whether it be fifteen twenty five or even five seconds long so during the summers of eighty four and eighty five. I also was an intern at the gavan. It was something that dave and had suggested. And it kind of broaden. My horizons gave me a good idea. Of what other stations were doing. Across the country. You had to take reports from different stations and find out you physically had to write down. What their numbers were you know this is before they were computerized. And so you know you would do number one through thirty down. And then they would compile them and that's how you would get the you know the numbers for what song was number one that week vs number thirty. That was both summers. But i started doing stuff for ron fell. Who was the publisher. In addition to working with dave and i was very blessed to have that association as well and being Able to go to the gavin seminars to oh my god. Those legendary the gathering seminars was the office in san francisco as much. Fun as the seminars. Actually you know. I think as it grew because You know i was. I was in the holiday plaza office that they had one holiday plaza day expanded down the hall. I think is it grew. It got to be more more of a fun atmosphere although it was fun but it was very restricted. Because it was you know all these people in a very short small office at like the whole energy of gavin. I remember going early onto my career to San francisco san diego. There was one year and it was just a blast. Well the first one that they did in eighty six. I met so many people. They're people that. I talk to people that i heard of air talent that i'd only seen or heard on here checks and then of course. Some of the artists like janet jackson for example wasn't amazing experience. Be able to meet. Janet especially at was the prime of her career in In the mid eighty control was just coming home. So i'm just thinking how lucky and fortunate to work at a place like gavin because you are calling into stations talking to pd's and mdc really kinda growing such so early on your network of Of friends and people within the industry so you must have had just a great network of people to call upon and learn from. I was very fortunate nets. Actually where i met wayne coy and it was at the gavin seminar and eighty eight. I also met..
"james baker" Discussed on Chachi Loves Everybody
"So radio was the catalyst to stop. Was your mother heartbroken. Now she was like. It's you know it's time. I mean the other thing is. I wanted to play sports. Because i i played soccer and it was hard to play soccer and i also wanted to play baseball and and so i couldn't do those things because i. I was missing some of the practices for for sports because i had to practice like three times a week for you know for singing and we were performing on saturdays and sundays. Sometimes so i'm really. I've it's basically like job right. I mean you were with professional chorus on the road and nationally recognized. That's really impressive. And a lot of responsibility as such a young age. So how did you discover radio. And what was the first station. You listened to well. I grew up in the san francisco bay area and so the big six ten was the big station to listen to k. f. r. c. Sure and growing up listening to the likes of of Dr don rose Mark mckay john flanagan. Dave shaolin beverly fox. Yeah so a very blessed to hear people like that camphor. Did harry nilsson. Bobby ocean you know just dropper here but iconic call letters an amazing radio station i mean what a Just list of talent. So you're listening to kf rc. And just kind of fall in love. And are you starting to kind of daydream as getting into radio as a profession. Well i had been listening to the big six ten of all time over the labor day weekend in one thousand nine hundred seventy eight and i was recording the show from the time that they started to the end and so i called up john. Mack flanagan and i said. When is this thing going to be over. I said i'm really tired. I i i need to need to sleep. Because i've been recording the whole thing. And so he goes on the era says this and he goes you know you gotta meet you so. He invited me down to the station. I'm like i'm like twelve years older. Thirteen years old or something like that. And and so i go down. I know where it is for fifteen bush street and so i go meet him and and You know he brings me into the station. Shows me around you know he. He knocks on the the program. Directors door less garlan less was meeting with a record. Rep he goes. I want you to meet somebody so that'd be less was a little put off. I think i but anyway you know. He heard the story of me recording the big six and he goes. Hey come back here. Do you like foreigner. And so he kissed me the double vision album which will lay. Yeah which was. It was a promo copy as the you know the promo material on the on the bottom of it. I still have that elwin by the well. My gosh that's awesome. John always loved to tell the stories. He said that i looked like a kid. Mma candy store given the gold bunny or some. yeah yeah. That's amazing the only thing that he wouldn't do as he wouldn't take me in the main studio because they you know people visitors were barred from that. They had a glass window. That you could look in and stuff. But i did go and dr don rosa's studio how cool you know and that was the that was the.
"james baker" Discussed on Speak For Yourself
"Is true from your perspective. So so here's a no in all seriousness. You like half the time is breaking up. I swear the pittsburgh steelers are just as you pick it up your phone right it. These ashen texter pickled former aston caller. I'm over now man. You know what. Today i'm busy. I need ten hours to do all this. Pittsburgh put a band aid. I know how difficult it is to break up especially somebody that grape but the future is now go. They're big dogs sale. You're engaged what four-time hate counting your engagement. Don't count another man's money. Don't count another man's engagements breaking all america but nonetheless you've told the world tell him again. Four some odd times dog days issue is i feel like if often harder to leave someone or something if it's unknown what you're going to You'd rather just meander in that relationship with that significant other as opposed to ending things to the steelers are. It's like okay. If we end things with ben rothlisberger we've gotta go to why haskins he ain't faithful losses. You know mason. Rudolph he frost the steelers. I understand the dichotomy. They are in on one hand. Big band will at least salvage us for now until we can find a replacement but the problem still is just understand. Y'all rob in the future to pay a president mentally catch up. Jimmy joins us with the very important question for me. Oh god i can't wait for this went neck. What did you bring up man. I knew my future was a close was going before we go. Jimmy joins us here. You have some say task job here. Go get out kid to do my talk talk. Talk lead you to make a phone call to some of your people's this in higher money to find out what the hell's the hold up on. Jimmy's check for eight months that you know. I jimmy. come out here. Saturday and drop off a seven seconds notes. It keep it real talk to wiley about this in vegas last year this time. Remember holly said was hey a self show material. Old biddies don't fares. We got into the ocean. I need you to call some of your people in the higher up. You know some of the people in the holy trinity. God jesus and oprah oprah people say i got one of the biggest believes couples decks head of brazil usa..
"james baker" Discussed on Speak For Yourself
"Speak for yourself. Baker mayfield's fifth year option is expected to be picked up by the browns according to reports. For what about a long term deal. Baker finished his third season his fewest number of interceptions and he also helped lead the browns to their best record since nineteen ninety. Four uber nacho. So i'll tell you. The browns commit term for baker. Mayfield this all season. And absolutely the browns to open up their eyes and realize exactly what they have is never see. The was that young. Okay oh now you feel bad. Okay three movies. You don't know again. I grew up in nigerian household. Okay we weren't bump into pot. My mom and dad came from nigeria about the late seventies early eighties. They were bumping voice of the cross. One only way over there rousing wake up and realize who and what they have in baker. So i'm just cut to the chase sedro gates. I was drafted to cleveland. I lived in cleveland. I lived breyer. Ohio seventy-six lou groza boulevard. The browns facility. It is hard to win in. Cleveland is speak from experience. And knowing that you have your experience of being dominant pass rusher a dominant player very highly paid. No no that would not talk here experience. It was hard to win their fans. Let me tell. Baker mayfield is done. Bakers won eleven games first time. A quarterback has won eleven games for the browns since one thousand nine hundred eighty six baker mayfield took to a playoff game since what ninety two thousand two won a playoff game for. Y'all let me put in perspective. What baker mayfield has done for the browns marcellus. I refused to believe all these brown quarterbacks have been sorry over. The course of the year lab refused to believe that robert griffin who started some games for the browns. The sorry why can i played against. Rg three in college. I refuse to believe the brand new draft was sorry. Because why i played against brandon. Weeden college then. I saw cleveland the very next year. I refuse to believe the court mccoy. Tim couch all these dudes. We're sorry. so what is going on in cleveland. this hard to win in cleveland. i that in cleveland. You got a great cats on a curve. Oh yeah you better let me tell you why. There's a failed class. You chuckle but i'm about to slap you with. I love my dog. Healey said one time he said it's all about wins above replace. That was a business. Big tobacco on wins above replacement. What are you doing versus a person. You replace okay so let's stay in division. I baltimore ravens. Lamar jackson is doing his thing. Yes thirty seven a starter. Mike goodness but before the mark jackson joe flacco still brought him super bowl. He was ten and five in a playoff. Lamar jackson above. Replacement is actually not as impressive as we think. Okay bump that. Let's go to dallas down south that got tired of this season tied for the second most wins but wait a second. That's win percentage is sixty percent. Tony romo's was sixty one percent dax one and two in the playoffs. Romo was to inform the playoffs. So above replacement that prescott marcellus actually is in data impressive. Wait lamar jackson above replacement. Actually isn't that impressive. But baker mayfield above replacement or replace. Mince because no quarterback in cleveland has started to consecutive seasons since the late seventies baker mayfield bumper replacements is actually more impressive than the latter two so we have to respect on his name in the brown. Commit to bake better not commit to baker. Mayfield giving me these college cops. Did you play against and cows. Okay because boy. I'll give a damn what you did at the collegiate level. It matters that the nfl level. And it's a level playing field you act like the atmosphere's different in. Cleveland is play play for four different teams. And if you got the ball or you put up numbers. I'll play for jacksonville. Historically probably a bad franchise especially late. Jacksonville was just an afc championship game. You know why because they bought that year. Oh you got his ball. And baker mayfield is not a consistent ballers that'd be room baker mayfield. He needs more time to bake oven right now. This open up the other still a little too running as in running game number three renegade but number twenty four past the game now baker mayfield. Not good enough. The only thing you consistent at bank is inconsistent. This is why you shouldn't commit long-term to baker. Mayfield prut nasr article. Say and give them another year to see if he could support a good year with another good year. Let's talk about other quarterbacks that recently received long-term extensions the names are carson. Wentz to names jared goff. The names of watson does who've gotten long-term extensions do not baker mayfield has a lower. Winning percentage lower completion percentage fewer passing yards per game lower passer rating and more interceptions than any of those quarterbacks. Okay you're saying that's too high a bar because you like the great curve. this to class failed class. Let's talk about the guys who didn't get long term extensions. I don't know mr bisky. Dan it do. You know the bigger mayfield. Worst winning percentage. Then even mr bisky i received with the bears. E yuck okay. Let's talk about somebody else. Marcus mariota. he's a starter. Right don't oh. Identical completion percentage and passer rating to marcus mariota in his first three years deli. Give me another one. Marceau's i shout jameis winston. Ooh here started right. Well maybe nah. I don't know you're passing yards and one only one fewer interception that mr pick six themselves. Baker mayfield has not earned it yet. Brought you gotta support good great to see it consistently no long-term extent can't let you do. This did not. Here's what i can't let you do check. The reason is i had this experience again. I told you. I went to the number one private school in texas growing up state more school in texas from fifth grade to twelfth grade. All boys school. We wore uniform with national merit scholars. True story the kid and a great above me won the national spelling bee's true story really school with a kid who the word remember. polka ron. take over there. I'm going to school with a kid. Who scored a perfect on the sat and act. Jake vanderbeek so while i'm at saint marks. I was perceived to be below average. Intellectually i was perceived to be below average educationally first year so i had to wait three zero three two three four but then all of a sudden i go to the university of texas not you with just a university of to stay school smarter but say top fifty program fifty so if you just look at how i performed in this isolated atmosphere of saint mark's governor otto ain't no good acho an idiot meander over to another school in the metroplex let me meander to another school where it's easier to score high grades on joe might actually here looking at maker mayfield. Been cleveland trying to compare him to other players. Another franchises another cities. That are more winning organizations. Can you not look at baker. Mayfield and say yo- you're doing something baker we haven't seen done in forty years that Reward that i mean are clock says no more time because i got notes on notes on notes. I'm spaw. I'm spare you this moment right now because you feeling good about being forty rank you feeling from anywhere.
"james baker" Discussed on Speak For Yourself
"In college and you'll have to run gas or is your coaching eight. Marceau's fifteen geysers and retain anti meister. Harvard day i felt the token fifteen gases own was always one person typically underclass meeting jong the first twelve or thirteen. Yeah but the last two he will come i written say sandbag the first thirteen and it lasts two. He was sprint and kill. Everybody now. Usually the veterans the leaders of the team. They would run. Everyone heart daddy ryan. Most of them run everyone hard but the problem was that person who was coasting during the first thirteen he would blow by last to know. My fear is eight. Lamont you run an everyone hard in the regular season but what about them cast is coasting. What about the fact why is only played. Twenty six games gone. He only played twenty three games to your own now run. I applaud you for winning one through thirteen and then gases Them cast this coast and they usually come get you in them last two. I'm not convinced it's going gonna be quieter. Pg i'm just making sure you're all the wear of what could happen. And that's coming from. Do some lakers purple all right now. So you know trying to spree and trying to get them that love. That ball missed a robbing barely. Now like my sister with her ponytail growing up. How barely berry. She got there. Though i love her the brawl laugh. I games you stupid. Three point fifty percent three point plus minus minus six averaging four and a half turnovers per game the bronx. We can see it. Start add up to your big slowdown. Way he's coming back. Coming up. Is baker mayfield to answer at quarterback for the browns cleveland. Shit commit long-term this offseason. That's next hey speak for yourself. listeners. It's charlotte wilder here to tell you about my new podcast with marc tightest. Called the people's sports podcast comes out every thursday and mark. And i take one of the big stories of the week and then we go off on tangents. You never saw coming. This might mean that we start talking about the dodgers winning the world series and end up wondering if knicks fans deserve happiness or begin with lebron's greatness and end up drafting. Our ultimate beer league softball team made up of old athletes whatever. It is the only rule of the shows that it has to be fun and funny because these days we all use as many lives as we can get so. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts. And come down weird sports rabbit holes with us. We can't wait to have you now back to speak for yourself. When i think of black history. I think of a quote from malcolm x. Quotas the most disrespected person. America is the black woman he said at nineteen sixty two but it would have been relevant in any year of our nation's history most notably when you look at the lack of representation in public office shirley chisolm was the first black woman elected to the united states. Congress that was in nineteen sixty eight. We have never had a black female governor of any state. We've only had two black female senators in the united states history however there is room for some belief that could be changing as we saw one of those. Two senators recently resigned her office because she had to raise her right hand as young. Black girls like this one pictured. My daughter across the country.
Pompeo announces U.S. consulate in Western Sahara
"Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U. S plans to open a consulate in Western Sahara that will be part of the U. S embassy in Morocco. NPR's Michele Calvin reports. It comes after the Trump administration upended long standing policy and recognized Morocco sovereignty over the disputed region. Secretary Pompeo says he's beginning a process to establish the U. S consulate in Western Sahara, and he's already inaugurated a virtual post meant to support economic and social development in the region. In a recent op Ed, former Secretary of State James Baker accused the Trump administration of turning its back on the people of Western Sahara. Who have sought a referendum on the status of the former colony. The Trump Administration recognized Morocco sovereignty as part of a deal to get Morocco to normalize ties with Israel. Baker called that an astounding retreat from the principals of international law.
Trump's achievements in the Middle East
"Donald. Trump's foreign policy is all too often met with derision or simply chairmanship? Isn't it? The critics Maki's diplomacy and they pan the choice of son-in-law Jared Kushner as a Middle East envoy. However just dies away from the US presidential election. Trump has had a few certifiable victories to put in his closing advertising pitch to the American people. I'm of course referring to the peace deals between Israel and Bahrain the United Arab Emirates and Sudan these have been brokered by the trump administration well to tell us more about the significance of these Abraham. Cords. For the Prophet of Jews, Christians and Muslims alike. Let's tune to Greg. Sheridan, he's foreign editor of the Australian Gregg welcome back to the show. Glad to be with your. Greg, your assessment of trump foreign policy generally. Well I think. The media has done generally around the world agree poor job on analyzing trump because themselves have become. So polarized there the all against trump or a small minority of the mural for trump whereas I trump has had some wins and some losses. stylistically he's been very unorthodox and at times on counterproductive but you can look back inside that what trump has been a bath is being creating leverage. The United States in K. relationships is put tariffs on China, and that gives him something to negotiate with Jonah He's put sanctions on Iran that. Gives him something that Iran wants to get rid of an in every relationship? He's got leverage for the United States. Now I think he's done a lot of specific things that have actually been quite good. You can certainly criticize the way he talks about alliances, but it these actions rather than his words quite a lot of the things he's done have been very successful especially in Asia and the Middle East is increased the US military budget more than any other president and American allies. Niger very happy about that the allies in Asia. Have Been Critical of China and most inclined to stand up against Jonah namely Japan India Vietnam Singapore Australia a couple of Damon our full hours course I very good relationship with trump role. Bilaterally, a lot of his relationships been very successful India and Australia. His administration has built the quotes the quadrilateral security dialogue. He has recognized the nature of the Chinese threat to the international system and do American interests better than any other president. Andy's moved the debate along at the same time. There's been a lot of chaos in his administration, the White folks terrible but I think he's had some real wins and I think he's done very well in the Middle East. Okay. We're talking about the Middle East You have argued in the astride newspapers I amount to a major step forward in the pace there why these Arab states altering their relations with Israel is it because of the mutual fee of Iran or is it because the US has leaned on the Motley? Well it's by the size I think Tom plus some other factors as well, but you've just got to pause. And model at the size of trump's achievement in and. To even out of these words, probably you know get you sort of condemned by all international relax plots society at. A. O. Over knocks the of international relations would would excommunicate you for saying it. But you know Israel has five peace treaties with Arab nations. Three of them have come under Donald Trump. He has said we back Israel one hundred percent is move the embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem tremendous symbolic sign of his commitment to Israel. But he has said we all sat back the security of the Gulf Arab states and are opposed to Iran and we kind to put sanctions on it. We think the nuclear deal when far enough now, the Gulf Arab states all agree with trump about Iran. But also items cells to some extent lost interest in the Palestinian cause. They're certainly not going to allow Palestinian view of Israel to be a roadblock. Now, they say Israel is a very good security Patna and they are encouraged by the US administration to might place with Israel if you just change in your ABC's ready national with me Tom Switzer my guest is Greg Sheridan foreign editor of the Australian. Now Greg you've been one of Australia's leading defenders of Middle East policy for decades. Trump came to power on an America I strategic. He's goal a piece to be to reduce significantly America's military role in the Middle East. We just talked about this grand aimed Iranian coalition that can contain tyron wants the Americans have gone given that America is now energy independent moralists isn't this retrenchment from the middle. East if trump is reelected, isn't that a good thing? Well. I think. It's makes Grill Tom. I think it is probably a good thing. The thing tonight is about trump is that on the whole he has implemented a lot of his foreign policy promises. If you put trump's record on the Middle East, all together it's pretty impressive. The US defeated Isis and he's decided that the Iranian. Nuclear deal is a very bad deal. I agree with him about that because it recognizes the legitimacy of Iran's nuclear industry allows enrichment of uranium a whole lot of other things and then allows in a very short period of time I'm sales to rent said trump said that's completely unacceptable. He wants a new and much better they'll, and in the meantime he's applying sanctions to Iran. has significantly diminished Iran's ability to cause mayhem in the region but that brings me to the point about what happens if Joe Biden is elected knicks wiggle the polls. Many of the pundits the betty markets point to a Democratic victory next week if a bottom administration comes to POW, Greg dozen that increase the chances of everything you've just been saying being wound back, I? Mean wouldn't Baden for example. Revert to the Obama nuclear deal with Iran. Well Eight. That's what he says he'll do allow. Kind of the problem. So the final point from the past there is that trump is not engaged in any new military adventures whereas even Bama engaged in the regime change in Libya which had absolutely eleven offers consequences now, Baden. It's very unclear. What kind of Administration Baden will provide his advisors at the moment seemed to be dominated by retreads from the second, I. Bob. Administration Susan Rice and Ben Rides. But then his party has moved along why for an elect- with Anastazia. Cortes and Bernie Sanders and the influence of the crew he says he's going to make climate change the center of all of his foreign policy I think. He may repeat a mistake of trump's, which is simply to try to undo everything his predecessor is done whereas trump has left Baden assuming button does win trump was left on a lot of leverage tramples. Authorized the elimination of the commander of the Iranian could force SOMAINI and. The, Iranians, like everyone else are scared of trump and they're. Constrained by not knowing what he's going to do even though he hasn't done any major military intervention, I don't think I've boughten will WANNA put more troops back into the Middle East or anything like that. The story of the last ten or twelve years really has been Americans will will say trying to get out of the Middle East and finding it very, very difficult to do so but Baden would be. Tremendously mistaken if he didn't try to capitalize on the successes, trump might I certainly don't think he's GonNa WanNa Talk Sudan or by Ryan will will the United Arab Emirates? Out of normalization with Israel, but will is administration base smart enough to keep it going with other Gulf states in trump was saying the other day that he thinks Saudi. Arabia can might place. With Israel, we'll that would been shattering. That would be I don't tectonic shift in the Middle East and Baden if he's smart or his administration as. Will keep going down that road and then God bless them. They can get all the accolades for forever success they won't themselves. But if they get back to the Paragon the John Kerry paradigm, you've gotTa somehow miraculously solve the Palestinian problem before we can do anything else Well, I think it could be much less effective than trump.
"james baker" Discussed on 1A
"It gave him a kind of self confidence that perhaps others don't have coming into Washington. Peter Ronald Reagan chose Baker as chief of staff even though Baker at run campaigns against him, why did he choose him? Your outright rather story isn't that a tells us a lot about Reagan tells a lot about Baker because I think that Reagan while very strongly conservative a hero to the rising right at that time also had a real pragmatic streak and he wanted somebody like Baker who knew how to make the gears of Washington work and Reagan understood that he didn't he was coming from California and he needed. Somebody with that kind of background and skillset. Baker. Was Right there for him and I think he came to appreciate Baker's skill. Bigger was often blamed by Reagan's most fervent fans for holding him back. But the truth is Reagan wanted Baker to help. Negotiate with the Democrats, to make compromises that were necessary in order to get things done Reagan would tell Baker all the time. I'd rather get eighty percent of what I want rather than fly my flag and run over the cliff and I think that's a really telling comment about his relationship to Baker and his relationship to to Washington Susan in your conversations with James Baker as he reflects on his career, does he hold out one accomplishment that he's especially proud of above all the others? Look Baker was without peer in a modern American politics. He ran five presidential campaigns He was a very effective behind the scenes negotiator but the thing is, is that he hungered to be a statesman and not just handler principal in Washington terms with his own seat at the table and to be Secretary of state at the end of the Cold War obviously was a unique privilege for anyone but to do. So at this moment, when the hinges of history were turning and I do think that you know that was the crowning accomplishment of his time in public life especially because you know he and Bush were. Quite, successful in in working with Gorbachev and the Soviet leadership to to bring it to a relatively soft landing, and of course, the German reunification. This was the I think the pinnacle of Baker's diplomatic achievements and we're just celebrating thirty years this weekend of the anniversary of German reunification no Peter when you think about James Baker's background and his experience the obvious question is, why didn't he run for the presidency? A good question he only ran for office one time it was in Texas in one, thousand, nine, hundred, Ninety, eight, the State Attorney General didn't win turns out he's not a national retail politician I think that. I think he understood that where he was most comfortable was in these other appointed positions like secretary of State and Secretary of Treasury. But he didn't think about it. He thought about running nineteen ninety-six I. Think Anybody who's had the experience he had at the top echelons might look at the president's they serve and think, well, I can do that is as good as this guy right and he certainly I think would have made a very effective president, but he might not have made it very effective campaigner, but we asked him one time. As we had this interviews always interviews with him why didn't you run and he said, well, I was tired after so much time at the top of all these administrations and his wife Susan Baker, you know kind of cuts in and says Oh honey she says the party begun to move and you were seen as too liberal, which was the case because this is that Gingrich era and Baker who was not not a liberal but a conservative but a pragmatist was no longer seen as efficiently conservative for the new rising Republican Party. Well. We got this post from Laurent on facebook who says Baker was ruthless. So he was powerful face with an open choice between morality and power. He regretfully chooses power once again, go figure these Susan. How does he reflect on this sort of balance between power and morality? You know this was this was the question of course that dogged a baker through his entire time in politics, and that's actually why Peter and I were fascinated to do the book. It's a study in power is trying to understand. What drives those who seek to acquire it into wheeled it and Baker wielded successfully. Of Why people Democrats as Republicans have admired him it's really more in the sense of understanding him as that peerless a practitioner of the art of wielding power in Washington in a certain era and you know look he was not as Peter said, he was not an ideolog he was someone who believed in getting things done his personal ideology. He has one paused their answer one moment Susan we're here with Susan, Glasser and Peter Baker. Their new book is the man who ran Washington, the life.
James A. Baker, former secretary of state, and wife recovering from coronavirus in their Houston home
"Former Secretary of State James Baker and his wife, Susan, both recovering from Corona virus that they're used to the home. Ah, spokesman for the Baker says the couples feel crummy but hasn't needed to be hospitalized. Spokesperson and James Baker joke. Thank goodness he was only 90. When he got it. The couple believes that they got the virus after visiting family in Wyoming recently, some of those family members have also tested positive.
James A. Baker, former secretary of state, and wife recovering from coronavirus in their Houston home
"Former Secretary of State James Baker and his wife, Susan, both recovering from Corona virus that they're used to the home. Ah, spokesman for the Baker says the couples feel crummy but hasn't needed to be hospitalized. Spokesperson and James Baker joke. Thank goodness he was only 90. When he got it. The couple believes that they got the virus after visiting family in Wyoming recently, some of those family members have also tested positive.
Ross Jeffs on Individualizing Speed Training by Understanding Concentric
"We have an awesome show for you lined up on individualizing factors and speed training. individualization has been one of my favorite topics to get into I feel like one of the most rewarding things that. Seems to happen throughout the process of coaching athletes is finding that athlete who just wasn't responding to the training that they had been given and looking at them, and and having the layers of awareness to understand where they're at and his into as an individual giving them the training they need and seeing them succeed. That is one of my absolute favorite things as a coach and. And that's why these podcasts on training individualization. I just enjoy them a ton, so Ross Jeff's. He was on the podcast back on episode, one forty, five, talking about trainers versus racers, which again is another element of individualization, basically knowing how to train athletes based off of how close they can get to their peak performance output in practice versus competition and how to train them correspondingly. Ross is currently working as a sprints jumps in hurdles coach at the aspire academy in Doha Cutter. He formally has worked in the Netherlands is the sprints and jumps coach. He's also coached under the guidance of Jonas Dodo within this speedwork system. Outside the track field Ross's worked with a number of athletes. From -rageous sports including tennis boxing. Olympic medalists from backs, basketball and rugby sevens, and Ross really has a full gamut of people that he's worked with. He's absolutely one of the most brilliant young coaches I've talked to. He's open-minded. He's curious. He has a huge tribe of mentors and I always learn things that are very applicable whether I reading his articles or obviously talking to him in these podcasts, so for the show today Ross is going to get into the idea behind on three types. Types of sprinting or three types of sprinting athletes and how to identify those, and then how those athletes ten respond best to training, and so I've seen a presentation that Ross did on this I was thoroughly intrigued, and unlike we have to do a podcast on this and so I'm super lucky to have him back and so we're going to get into that. We're going to get into three types of these three types of sprinting athletes identifying them and then how to train them. And whether you attract coach or not, there's a ton of gold in the show just in the sense that honestly if you're a track coach, a lot of times like if you're training jumpers, you may have a group that is almost more going to be close to one type. Were says a team sport. You're going to have a lot of types and so being able to just go through these ideas. It's going to give you a great new layers awareness, and this was an awesome show, so all that being said. Let's get onto episode two six with Ross Jeff's. Ross man awesome. Have you back? How how have you been? has there been any. I've been doing any online coaching in the midst of all this. What's what's happening in the world to track and field right now? Ed, you'll find, have me May Yeah, it's interest. Not Come in Cadillac up in about almost a year now so. Been in lockdown since. At Emma, so we've been there most fought training session close, so there's no, there's not much garnell. Plenty plenty of time was that where this presentation that we're GonNa talk about today was born. I'm sure that's been. It's been in the works right for a long time, but did that. Give you the free time to get all this together. Yeah. The James Baker whose who who runs fullness performance, and he's kind of been bugging me to kind of put together for a while, so it's the right time to do things. For sure I think sometimes when there's little bit more free time or downtown I know for me. It's been a lot easier to get a wider spectrum of guests on for sure on my own end with all this on the for the podcast, but I I was really still I know our our last time with the trainers versus racers was awesome. I mean it gave me so many things to think about an implement, and so I was super excited to see that you add the. New a new categorization, and of course we talked about this like no, not the goal isn't to put athletes boxes, per se, but just the more we can learn about how different outfits respond is is just so incredible and interesting to me and so. Let's kick this off. Let's to tell us about. Your your category, your categorization, concentric, elastic and metabolic maybe to start with the history of it, like where where did all this come from in terms of you? Your journey of deciding or or determining which athletes I know, track sprinters. We're talking about specifically, but which types of sprinters were responding to which types of training? So. Springtime into briefly set the scene fest. I think if you watch. The Olympics there are many commonalities inconsistencies around. Will faucets sprinters in the while. Technically, but there's also some variation, right and all too often this variation schroeck officer. As an idiosyncrasy oh. You know this athlete would run faster if they run like Basil D'Amato, isn't a nominee, so we shouldn't coalpit. Will actually might be inefficient for one person might be actually efficient for a number, and it's the same if you analyze training program I mean in this hundred meter final that it's going to be some very similar themes that coaches through the face, but that also be some very different themes. We know people have run. Teno running never more than two times I meet some of the way up to five hundred six hundred arrests so very early mccutchen career realized that Sanofi just one in very different need to the program that they were given an equal equally, they responded very differently to kind technical changes well. Her when this happens. Time and time again over to for years you start to see some click consistencies than pictures around what kind of profile you haven't is and then to go that people have been putting some ideas out on the topic around neuro. Typing in action type toilets fouts five typing stuff from Hank. Ulcers put some stuff out around muscular Hashtag as good a reset from the distance, running community around Ariel terrestrial runners, so it's kind of blended all these ideas and something that. into something I understand in seeing can apply on a consistent
"james baker" Discussed on The Cave - A DC Universe Podcast
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"james baker" Discussed on The Cave - A DC Universe Podcast
"You're playing into DC universe, but also played in the Marvel Universe on agents of shield. That's correct I did. That good fortune as well many actors can say that What was your experience like? I was another really fun Shar agents if Sheila by was in. Season thousand very different experience than something like this, which is because it was the first season. It's the pilot and then you going through and everybody's finding. Winding their way and and and the style, the and getting to know each other and everything. Agents of shield deputy to season Six of a very well oiled machine, and and the cast and crew that will be most of them working together. That six years in. Just buried taught and lack of family, and everybody knows the jobs really well and. Is having fun it was it was funny in that way because it was very easy and everything on that that I was involved with whistle all on on occasion, sound, stages and sets. That always runs a lot more smoothly than when with the take into account and exterior things because we will stay sheep's in Sir and look it was. Really Fun of his I got to to be a chronicle. Plane Dozen year-old sentient robot can. teleport. Was! It's once again amazing costumes, and and a really fun group of people that role on a crazy adventure. Yes, episodes! Distinct really entertaining and well written. That was. If you're keeping score as far as marvel versus she had to on. DC because you were Raymond. The goat on Gotham as well in the first season. So there you go. Ahead. You Go. Up as a matter of fact, a couple years ago now it's amazing that it's over right. Yeah, I guess I. It was the first season I was in with. Would run. They sure did shoot in New York. We just ninety. Yeah, yeah, do they do? There's a lot of things I live in hospitals zone and A Lotta shows shoot around here. You know there's. A show that shoot the the interior lobby and parts of the hospital. For. Right down at Bellevue, which is about three blocks away from where I live. Occasionally, you'll see the infamous signs that says you know we're shooting from this to this. So that. From Thursday. Yeah, we get! To wherever by the state is in green point, so there's a lot of a lot of that. Shoot suits around us. I have to ask you about really a cool series on on on Hbo True Detective in that. Were always like for you. Very intense to be honest, which is great..
"james baker" Discussed on Sci-Fi Talk
"'cause he can do some freak exciting things and when the series starts laugh might be quiet into star doe came along. Sir Quite enjoying having having some good guys to to back. There wasn't a huge man. Yeah it was sort of like dialing something down on the door like if you could kind of creating a character that months seat number right and then just down to a number full those cool. It's so interesting a series like this to do it retro. Like that and playing this lead his brek passenger. There's a lot on her shoulders for young actor and How does she do with your interactions with her? She was amazing. I have I have a lot of respect to break. It's very difficult job to be so the star of shutter to be number one uncle. She basically working every single day working really long hours but she's been doing it for a very long time was always super professional. I think brilliantly cost in this role she sort of has that spirit and the acidy love of of life in people and things that was very enjoyable to be around. I had some get to do some really fun. Seines with yeah. She's I think a very couldn't say good things about brick interact at all with Joel McHale I didn't have any scenes with him about into a few times. Actually the first time I met him was at will moon suit feelings bed year. We had dinner viewed Lens. And he's very funny and charming Ch- very good very good value around it sort of things that I love most about getting to do this job is is when the people that you get to meet on the way and you'd have a chance to hang out with. Yeah I mean I echo that too. I mean I've talked to people I've never would've talked to normally so it's one of the benefits of our of our jobs. You the people you run across during the course of your life and because of what you're doing and that's that's the joy of it one of the joys of it any wonder we take a short break. We are talking to Christopher Baker Christopher James Baker I might say who is in started Grenon. We're talking about some of his other roles as well. We'll be right back. I am C. Three Po human citations. And you are listening to Sifi Talk. Go back on Scifi talk with Christopher James Baker. You know it's funny but you you`re. You're playing into DC universe but also played in the Marvel Universe on agents of shield. That's correct I did that. Good Fortune as well. Many actors can say that What was your experience like? I was another really fun. Shar agents if Sheila by was in season thousand very different experience than something like this which is because it was the first season. It's the pilot. And then you going through and everybody's finding winding their way and and the style the and getting to know each other and everything agents of shield deputy to season. Six of a very well oiled machine and and the cast and crew. That will be most of them working together that six years in just buried taught and lack of family and everybody knows the jobs really well and is having fun it was..
"james baker" Discussed on Sci-Fi Talk
"Now another addition of Tony Tomato on cy Fi talk from Lord of the Rings Abraham but I remember votes. Julian sounds as creepy man. Who Young Mazda someone I to? Wow Hey that's great. Appreciate my guy. The Archangel Gabriel is really. What is most important? Is that Burnham forgives herself because as burn my carry a tremendous amount of Bilton. Shame on my name is Alex. Zahara played read. God's Zales to Iron Shirt. The one eyed onus ricky allman COCA WERE NOT SCI-FI. Talk Papa Typical Behavior Effects. What's it like for you both to kind of two things that aren't there? Well you know sometimes you have an experience anyway like gone in part because of the hopeful nature of genes vision but also because of its message of diversity and inclusion. Live long and prosper. Everybody almost live from Australia. Sciences is recorded. I'm talking to Christopher James Baker. Who is going to be starring in star girl going to be on that series and he has quite an extensive resume. You were actually in. The film called Sanctum. And the funny thing is I interviewed. Alistair grison a few years ago. A really yes I did I did. Yeah he's a he's an old friend of gun to film. Ellison it's a small universe you know but welcome and it's great to talk to you from down before we get into what's going on with you. How how is life down there for you? It's very different Usually lives in Brooklyn New York my wife and my two kids but with everything happening we decided to come back and be family of here in our strategy will get a families. Here was addict we had to do the the mandatory fourteen days quarantine in a hotel room. No no windows and we couldn't leave the front door. It was pretty intense but then when narrow staying at with my folks that lovely big house in in the country down in so the kids got some rain to run around which is good and yeah still trying to keep up online. Wants still working on neo time sir..
Explaining the Michael Flynn controversy
"City every thing that we have been saying we're now going on three plus years is now true there is a miscarriage of justice they set up general Flynn we now have hand written notes to prove it where do we stand and your thoughts what we have even more evidence now Sean than we had yesterday we did a new filing at about one o'clock this afternoon with a report from the FBI that completely exonerated planets of January fourth of any sort of Russia problem and repeats in multiple ways that they had checked all the government files on him the FBI files the DA files probably ASCII files all those those two were redacted and found no derogatory information on him whatsoever so then we learned a task a confidential informant against them from the other information I have another that staff and helpers and he's a total slimeball but was running an operation against when I'm probably through the office of net assessment James Baker colonel James Baker in the department of defense with his handler and we think banker that they could not be at the operator but the defense department Baker is the one who had the connection that allowed him to get the transcript of the Kinsley act calls that he then probably leaked to his friend David Ignatius there been recent disclosures of how cozy their relationship was which was inappropriate for more reasons than one and we've just got more and more evidence of the strong page text messages hell struck at the instructions of seven four went back in which means the upper echelon of the FBI Comey and McCabe went back in and kept the following general Flynn from being closed he references their own incompetence and realizing that the file has been closed even though it was supposed to be on so they started all over again and start making up the attempt for the Logan act delegations and set up the interview now as I read these hand written notes and and new information that has come out potential questions for DD's call explain what that is this is from struck that son an email from strong before McCabe is going to place the call to swing on the day of the interview that Comey was talking and bragging about his little speech on national January twenty fourth four days into the trump administration and McCabe now general Flynn it's been widely reported ask or do I need a lawyer anything in Andrew McCabe lied to him did he not and deny him his Miranda rights well actually technically Maranda doesn't apply in the non custodial setting but what they always do is at least mention of one thousand one possibility the false statement possibility and what that means that they have plans and schemes by other information we have not even do that with general Flynn there emails yesterday produced that recommended that they do that and note that they always do that at least mention it in an interview and they decided here because it was planned not to mention it at all they schemes and plans and met at length about it to decide to keep him relaxed and unguarded and then I would not have their and what wouldn't a White House council of as well what is the nature of this then again improper process was and protocol what is the nature of the discussion with general Flynn and if they had the Telemus about an investigation into planned and Russia well that point the White House counsel would say will red flags general Flynn they probably would have told you probably need a lawyer that would have happened now in that and then these other you know hand written notes what is our goal now why would any FBI agent ever have to ask the question because the goal should be truth the goal should be justice they say then it goes on truth admission R. or to get him to lie get him we're trying to get him to do something or and then it's so so we can then prosecute him or get him fired well that sounds like a perjury trap but I'm not the smart lawyer that you are Sydney about one that was obviously written obviously their goal and that's even more apparent in the text messages of Strzok and page and others that came out in the production today where they also talk about using a defensive briefing as a pretext to talk to him they're trying to figure out a way to talk to him in such a way that he doesn't know he's being interviewed so they could try to trap him or make something up against him and they wound up having to just make it up and we learn more in today's production also about how Mr Strzok did massive added to the original agents three oh two and was trying very hard to keep that other agents employees in the report despite his significant changes to it and was talking to Lisa page about that she was fussing with him that helps lobbyists work was on it all right I'm I want to get John Solomon here in here in a second but Sydney what we now knows that this was a set up that they knew ahead of time that they had put this case to rest they resurrected it for political purposes we know even earlier and and the attorney general's confirm this that in fact when we've confirmed it that it was premeditated fraud on the FISA court because they will warn John Solomon will address this in a minute and that is they will warn that the dirty dossier that Hillary paid for should not be trusted it was political in nature it's unverified and my and that Christopher Steele has an agenda numerous times but they took the unverified later we find out unverifiable odd dirty Russian dossier that even apparently the Russians knew was going to Hillary Clinton which brings up a whole new story likely Russian disinformation even The New York toilet paper times got that was used as the foundation for all four FISA warrants totally debunked at this point they never even tried to verify it and then they took away Carter page's civil liberties and constitutional rights they spied on a candidate a transition team and deep into the presidency of Donald Trump those last words are Attorney General bars are and then we have other issues involving helper and Joseph miss foot in Brandon and and clapper which I assume at some point will be addressed to hear Sydney but here's what happened they denied that we now know that general Flynn is even a bigger hero don't week that what we have been saying on this program and thank god for you because you've got the crap beat out of you all a lot you work your your you know what off offered no money for the most part pro bono and donations from generous people thank god because this guy went bankrupt and he fell on the sword to save his son is not true Sidney Powell yes yes the generosity of the American people has kept our litigation going in his defense and we've learned that there was a secret side deal of course but generally they have promised not to indict his son but the judge didn't know it and we found documentary evidence only recently that Covington and Burling as per our lawyers and the prosecutor Mr van crack it made this a secret side deal deliberately to avoid that Mr Bannon cracks obligation to produce that exculpatory or impeachment information to any future defendant that they wanted general Flynn to testify against so it was another example of them cracked deliberately trying to hide the ball of exculpatory evidence and believe that the same time we on at the same time the judge did not note that the plea was coerced at and the plea was course because they said well we didn't think ally but you're going to admit to lying rose we're going after your son which that is prosecutorial abuse to I don't want to keep John Solomon out of this discussion John you've brought amazing work here and you have a lot of updates we have to listen today's documents that should be forced into the public I think really bring to light the deliberate nature of what was going on here the normal process for the F. B. I. was taking its course they looked at general plan they decided he wasn't a Russian asset he posed no threat he should be okay to be the national security adviser and then this is a more right from their notes the seventh floor of the FBI got involved the seven floors James Comey and Andrew McCabe and they stop the closure of the files the they were gonna treats when the right way and just give me a defensive briefing I move on and they put a stop to it and then they can talk this interview and you
"james baker" Discussed on Cults
"Needed to travel to San Francisco to meet bigger when he came back doc. Others were abandoned in coli until the state of Hawaii finally approved their welfare applications to pay for their tickets off the island. In April of nineteen seventy five Baker returned from his travels to find his one hundred or so remaining followers awaiting him at the San Francisco Airport with the money they had begged for. They had managed to rent four motel rooms in Korte Madeira. Just five miles. South of San Quentin prison for the next three weeks seeks. Nearly one hundred source family members lived out of these four rooms. Many of them slept sitting up shoulder to shoulder with their backs against a wall. This arrangement was hard enough on acres followers for Baker himself. It was intolerable. Not only did he know that living like this was bound to draw attention attention from the authorities but as leader of the Kalt he felt entitled to luxuries he no longer had access to bigger became increasingly imperious toward the male all members of the cult. Browbeating them for their failure to provide an adequate lifestyle. His attempts to shame them spurred his followers to action but they didn't lead them to success. The men in the family tried and failed to find work. The women applied for welfare in a desperate effort to support their children. This sled the family once again to getting unwanted attention from the authorities as well as some negative press baker furious with his followers for complicating the situation. Relation resorted to threats. He declared that if the men couldn't find jobs immediately they would be forced to leave the family for Baker's diehard followers. There's most of whom had sacrificed literally everything they had to be near him. This was the ultimate threat and it showed just how close to a breaking point Baker. Kerr was his attempts to shake. His responsibilities had failed. He either had to find a way to support his followers or give up being cult leader but perhaps there was another way out. In June of nineteen seventy five Baker returned to Hawaii. This time to the big island is followers once again trailed after as quickly as they could this time there were no visions of mangoes and coconuts. Only intensifying need to escape. The problems at the present along with fading hopes for a better future former member. Laura Garin says a sort of entropy began to engulf the family during this time it they became weary and listless according to Isis. They began to use cocaine and nitrous oxide. As a means of forgetting their worldly troubles perhaps Baker was losing his grip or perhaps he was simply coming up with his next great escape. In August of nineteen seventy five Baker moved it in with a friend of his follower mercury. A handwriting expert. who had a glass house on a hilltop in Lani Kai a Wa who from this lofty perch? Becker began spending most of his time staring out at the ocean and talking about how the source family survive when he was gone although he was only only fifty three years old baker talked about his own death. As if it were just around the corner this may have been partly a power play. Nothing brings a family together other like hearing that the Patriarch is dying. But it was also evidence of the inner conflict between Bakers Guru self and his escapist self. He needed a way to outrun his problems while still maintaining his status as a cult leader on the morning of August. Twenty Fifth Nineteen seventy-five Baker's Chris plan came into focus having told his followers that he was going ahead of them to make their next home on the star of Sirius. Baker looked at Mercury during meditation. Asian and said let's go hours later. The source family was making their way to a clifftop for Baker's first ever hang gliding attempt seasoned hang-gliders- would consider it reckless to attempt the sport without training. Hang gliders in this part of Hawaii would call it insane Lonnie Kiowa who was famous for its extreme winds and hang gliding there for the first time was like climbing Mount Everest without a rope bickers followers panicked but Baker waved away their protests assuring them that Jesus was the wind and Jesus would take care of him. Baker ascended to the top of a cliff buffeted by extreme winds Baker climbed into a hang glider for the first time in his life and launched for one quick moment and he soared then. The wind stopped Baker plummeted downward crash landing and a campground thirteen hundred feet below bakers followers raced back down the cliff in a panic in the camp ground. They found their beloved Yoho via still alive but unable to move. But in display of what some might call Poetic Justice McCullough reminded him that he forbade the use of modern medicine so instead of taking him to a hospital bakers followers carried him back to the Commun- by the time they reached it. Baker was in agony. His followers gave him aspirin champagne marijuana cocaine and nitrous oxide to relieve him. After a few hours he appeared to stabilize or at least east he got high enough not to feel pain anymore then a few hours after that he died with McCulloch lying beside him bakers followers were shattered. They mourn Baker's passing for three days before finally allowing authorities to take the body away afterwards. No one seemed to know what to do who some believe Baker had truly passed into a spiritual realm where he was awaiting them others felt a deep sense of betrayal permeating getting all their conversations was the question that had haunted Baker himself in the years leading up to his death. How could they keep the family together? mccutcheon eventually provided an answer taking over as head of the source family for about two years. She and the rest of Baker's wives upheld his is legacy by keeping to his spiritual regimen according to Garin this included. Making sure that Cadeau sh was performed with painstaking regularity despite the women's best efforts however the cult soon went adrift and in Nineteen Seventy seven less than eight years after it began the source family disbanded. Some former members went on to build productive lives starting businesses. Based on Baker's teachings others turned into alternate colts for answers still others remained devoted to Baker and his teachings determined not to let go isis aquarian carrion is among them. Today she continues her work as the source family historian and claims to speak with Baker on a regular basis. Baker tells her they still have more work to do as far as isis is concerned. The story of Father Yoed and his psychedelic source. Family has only just begun..
"james baker" Discussed on Cults
"It was considered the first all organic restaurant in the nation. The aware in became a huge hit among Hollywood's woods health-conscious elite notable patrons such as Greta Garbo Marlon Brando and Steve McQueen frequented the cafe and before long Jim Baker became a celebrity himself. Elaine designed the restaurant and worked behind the scenes. Baker made the recipes cooked and work the floor in the afternoons and he took to the last of these tasks brilliantly now in his late thirties with thick wavy hair and striking blue eyes. Baker was both good good looking and outgoing and he loved sharing his passion for organic food with others. And that wasn't the only passion he likes sharing. As the male owner owner of one of Hollywood's hottest new restaurants Baker attracted the attention of many arising starlet and despite the fact that he and Elaine we're both marriage and business business partners. Baker gave into temptation like a kid with two helpings of desert. Not even Baker himself kept track of how many extramarital affairs he we had from the time the aware in opened in nineteen fifty seven until he and Elaine divorced eight years later but one of the many liaison stands out not because of the woman that because of what happened when her husband found out in late nineteen sixty two baker began sleeping with an actress named Gene Ingram. Ingram was separated from her husband at the time but apparently as far as the husband was concerned they were still an exclusive couple. When Ingram's husband found out that that she was sleeping with Baker he decided to take action on January? Twenty ninth nineteen sixty three. He barged into Baker's office at the aware in with a gun. The details of what happened next star little fuzzy. According to news reports there was a struggle. The gun went off. An Ingram's husband got shot. He also took a couple of judo chops to the back of the head. It's not clear whether the chops or the bullet killed him either way. This was the second time Bakker had ended a fight by killing a man and this time he didn't get off so easily he was charged with manslaughter and jailed for five months until the charges were dismissed in June of nineteen sixty. Three one might think bakers popularity would wane while he was on trial for murder. But this was Hollywood Hollywood after all the charges may baker an even bigger celebrity business at the aware in skyrocketed in nineteen sixty five baker and Elaine capitalized on their success and bought a second restaurant called the old world. Just down the street like its predecessor. The old world was a success. However for Baker's marriage to Elaine continued to suffer the extramarital affairs soon began again and this time? Elaine decided that she'd had enough in late. Nineteen sixty five. After seventeen years of marriage jiminy lane Baker divorced. You Lane took the aware in and Baker kept the old world. But he didn't keep it long. The recent break-up deeply affected Baker despite the fact that it seems to have been mostly his fault in nineteen sixty six at at age forty three. He decided to fly to Samoa to find himself bigger later claimed that while he was in Samoa he met a native tribe that was suffering suffering from a diet of processed foods imported from the United States. Bigger help place to try about inorganic mostly raw food diet thereby saving the life of the tribal chiefs daughter. This story is virtually impossible to verify. According to Baker the tribal chief gave him the hand of his newly healed field daughter in marriage. But after a few months on Samoan beaches Baker grew bored and abandoned his third wife if she ever existed to go back to L. A.. A few months later he met and fell in love with a patron of the old world named Dora a nineteen year old French girl. Who epitomised the sixties Steve Lifestyle of sex drugs and rock and roll bigger was forty five years old when he endure met and she took his world by storm for one thing? Dora was just as into free love as Baker had been during his marriage to Elaine former source family member. Isis aquarian wrote that Baker in Dora. Dora had a claw foot bathtub in the center of their apartment endure. I used to bathe Ed. Well Baker was holding business meetings there with other men Dora was also. It went through advocate of mind altering drug use and with her encouragement Baker became addicted to drugs and alcohol. He began stealing from his own cash register at the old world to feed his various addictions in late. Nineteen sixty seven. One of the investors in the old world got wind of the fact that Baker was stealing stealing from the register and hired a private investigator to look into it when Baker found out he was under investigation. He responded by selling the restaurant and in writing off with Dora to Mexico. This marks the third example. We've seen of Baker's escapist behavior and it won't be the last back in nineteen eighteen forty eight Baker responded difficulties in his first marriage by running off to L. A.. On a motorcycle in nineteen sixty five. He responded to the stress of his divorce from Mullane by flying to Samoa. Now in nineteen sixty seven. He was running away from his problems again with little concern for what or whom he was was leaving. Behind University of Wisconsin Professor John L.. Lingerie describes escapism as an attempt to quote keep beliefs this one does not like out of consciousness and should they enter consciousness to distract from them or put them out of mind and quote in other words quite literally literally trying to run from your problems. Clearly Jim Baker was a physically brave man ready to face life threatening dangers head on yet. When confronted with more complex relational problems he went to extreme lengths to avoid them a tendency which would create serious trouble for his followers down the line? Two things happened while Baker Indoor were in Mexico. That would soon lead to bakers spiritual transformation. I the forty-five-year-old Baker and nineteen in your old. Dora got married but decision. which in retrospect may not have been the best choice for the two serial adulterers Baker also appears to have revived vibe? His interest in spirituality while he enduro were in Mexico unlike Elaine. Dora had never shown much interest in Baker's mystic side so his studies in spirituality spirituality had lapsed during the past two years however in nineteen sixty eight perhaps inspired by his time abroad Baker returned to Los Angeles with with new energy and new idea in the spring of nineteen sixty eight Baker met a man on a hiking trail near Los Angeles named Ray Feldman woodmen. He regaled this perfect stranger with stories about his lifelong spiritual journey stories that probably included concepts he had learned from manly P call among these concepts was a belief in the Essien Gospel of peace. This obscure text was supposedly written by `seeing monks an anesthetic sect that lived on the shores of the Dead Sea during the days when Jesus Christ was alive. Legend has it that the text was lost inside the Vatican library until it was rediscovered and translated from ancient Aramaic. By Hungarian philosopher Edmund Bordeaux Sekkei in nineteen twenty three and what Sekkei discovered upon translating waiting. The text was that it contained firsthand quotes from Jesus disciples proving. That Jesus Christ taught vegetarianism in reality. The the origins of the Essien Gospel are highly suspect. And it seems unlikely that any of Jesus's contemporaries quoted him on vegetarian beliefs. Nevertheless the less bakers retelling of the story was so convincing that Feldman gave Baker thirty five thousand dollars over two hundred fifty thousand dollars. There's by today's standards to open a new restaurant with recipes inspired by the Secret Vegetarian teachings of Jesus Christ the source opened opened on April first nineteen sixty nine. It could be described as the aware in two point. Oh like Baker's first restaurant. The source was located in a high traffic traffic area on the sunset Strip and building on the concept of an all organic menu. It offered all vegetarian. Mostly raw food items. Baker's new age philosophies pervaded the place it was designed with an indoor waterfall candles burning in a fireplace and Zen music playing on the speakers servers. Were chosen specifically for their aesthetic appeal young attractive flower children whose flowing hair and bright faces advertise ties. The holistic vegetarian lifestyle bickers track record with the old world didn't bode well for the source of success and the source might have gone just the same way if not for two key events that took place right after he opened it. The first of these events was that door left more of a party girl than a businesswoman women. Dora had no interest in running a restaurant and took off on an extended vacation to France right when Baker needed her. The most Baker responded by illegally marrying another woman in her absence. A young Sufi named me La and if that weren't crazy enough Dora to married someone else while she was is abroad. One can only imagine the scene. When Dora came back to Los Angeles possibly to tell Baker she had met someone and found him already married to someone else? Baker's new wife was outraged to Dora so much so that she had her marriage to Baker annulled then doors new husband found out about Baker that had his marriage with Dora. Dora newly ditched by her French husband officially divorced Baker and for the first time since he was nineteen. The forty forty seven year old. Jim Baker found himself alone beyond. Its comedic. Finale what's fascinating about. This incident is how Baker interpreted it afterwards. Afterwards he had illegally married another woman indoors absence yet he felt until his dying day that Dora had abandoned him and according according to the source families historian Isis Baker never got over it. Maybe that was why he found himself in such a vulnerable place. The night he met his third word and final surrogate Father Yogi Bargin. This meeting was the second event that came from opening the source restaurant and it would lead to Baker's final final transformation Yogi by John was a Pakistani Sikh who traveled the world in the nineteen sixties teaching the practice of Kunda Lena Yoga distinguished from other forms of yoga by its emphasis on the central central nervous system. COON deline uses meditation chanting and controlled breathing exercises to release spiritual energy thought to originate at the base case of the spine budget combined. The practice of Kundun. Leany Yoga with seek traditions such as a vegetarian. Diet avoidance of Drugs and Alcohol Eh style of dress that included long flowing robes and a white turban. Starting in the late sixties budgen picked up a few Western ideologies. He says well. In nineteen sixty nine he came to America on a Green Card procured by one of his students. Rock and roll legend Johnny Rivers at the time rivers was playing with a group called the fifth dimension which had a hit song called Aquarius. Let the sunshine in Yogi.
"james baker" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot
"He finished second in a crowded field to Ronald Reagan. Here's my friend and colleague, Michael Medved Reagan and Bush had run against each other in one thousand nine hundred eighty. They had a very spirited campaign. People may know or may remember that George Herbert Walker. Bush won the Iowa caucuses anyone fairly comfortably and he wasn't supposed to because most people haven't heard of him. Everybody knew Reagan was he had almost been nominated for president for years before. But in one thousand nine hundred eighty George Herbert Walker Bush won the Iowa caucus and President Reagan then had to reshape his entire campaign. He was then governor Reagan he knew that if he lost the New Hampshire with over for him because a front runner would be shown to be vulnerable. He beat President Bush, then ambassador Bush he beat him in New Hampshire. But then they have this long bitter campaign Bush one in states like Michigan and Pennsylvania. But Reagan won the resting won the nomination afterward. He not only shows the man he had defeated. But this shows you some of the brilliance of Reagan, he chose Bush's closest friend and ally. And campaign manager James Baker to be his Reagan's chief of staff and Baker didn't outstanding job and the result of having the vice president being your former rival who was an outstanding vice-president incredibly loyal to President Reagan. And then having the aid of the most classic of all the Bush's. Someone who is deeply connected. The whole Bush family James Baker as Reagan's chief of staff nothing needed more to be done to bring the Republican party together entirely and to help bring the country together. Which Reagan did this is James Baker speaking to Jake tapper on CNN about the last moments of President Bush. He was with him right up till the end, listen, we're there for his last words, which were to his oldest son President, George W Bush tell us about that. Yeah. Well, then later on. As as as it became obvious that he was that he was probably going to pass that evening. They they got all the kids on the phone. You know, when when somebody's passing away the last sense that goes to the hearing, and they can hear things so they got the kids on the phone and each one spoke to him and he spoke back or mumble back anyway. And then they got forty three on the phone and forty-three said, I love you dad, and and I just want to and I'll see you in heaven and forty one said, I love you too. And also the last words that he ever spoke. We should all have such last words. James Baker also said to the press event earlier. When he came in and Bush recognized him the president recognized him he called him bake. He said. Where we going today bake. And Baker answer back. I think we're going to heaven. And then, of course, President Bush reportedly said I'd I'd like that. And this goes along with that incredibly moving cartoon that went super viral around the world, and it was done by a cartoonist named Ramsey and Mississippi. And he wrote about it and for people who haven't seen in. I think everybody a whole world has seen it. It shows one of those grunting avengers the plane that Bush flew fifty eight combat missions on its resting up in the clouds that it shows him getting out, and he's joining hands with Barbara Bush white hair and then with a little blonde girl. And that would be his daughter Robin who he lost when she was three years old. And and the caption for the cartoon guy Ramsey from the Mississippi clarion ledger was. We've been waiting for you. And that was obviously spoken by Barbara and Robin. But there's a photograph. The funeral home in Houston. And it shows the presence caskets draped in the flag in front of. It is sully who was the late president service dog. Who lies down right in front of the class. Get very close to it. Who knows what dogs can understand? But but people can understand and certainly people not only who are close to President Bush, but people were inspired by his example. And I think particularly the amazing thing about his example at a time when very few people would describe our politics of the moment. As nice, he ran a tough and aggressive campaign to beat Michael Dukakis. A lot of people think he lost the election in one thousand nine hundred eighty two to Bill Clinton. Because he didn't play tough enough. He was president of the United States, and he was consumed by his day job. And the campaigning was something of an afterthought. In any event the. One thousand nine hundred seventy nine he was on face the nation. And they immediately asked him. If he was. Too nice to be president. And he spoke about character. And what real toughness was here's what that sounded like mung, even your friends, though, the minority who know who you are. And who admire you in the party, one of the things that is always comes up is it maybe George Bush's to nicer guy to be president. Maybe he's not tough enough. You can't take out after what about the tough enough question. With just attacking some individual. I don't attack I quit toughness with moral fiber with character with principal with demonstrated leadership in tough jobs where you emerge not bullying somebody. But with the respect of the people, you lead that's.
"james baker" Discussed on KTOK
"He you know, he said to James Baker said he said where we had James and James Baker is power going to heaven good because that's where I wanna go. And I'm I'm watching this. And we're so Reverend as we should be were so Reverend with his body. As we're bringing it up to lay in state, and I and I can't help but think. Is like it's almost like taking a pair of shoes. You know, what I mean if I left, and I left my shoes here in areas. Like, let's treat his shoes with respect shoes. Man in a George Bush would come back, and he be watching this going just it's just that. I was just using that man. That's just that's like a flight clothing. All that is keep it because I'm going to need it again. But so keep it nice. He was a great man the first election. I can remember at which was really weird like in my family was discussing about how great it wasn't a Reagan. We'd be idiots. If we didn't need our policies are gonna be the same. No diff-, very different very different. But I, but amazing that was the first election. I can remember as a kid them talking about and his son would be the first one. I'd vote for this is kind of interesting, George W was the first president you could vote for my gosh. I feel. Really? Yeah. Wow. Ronald Reagan was the first president. I could vote for. And I just remember I just I mean, it was a different. It was a different era, and George H W Bush I voted for but and the second time, I think voted for him as well. But I I when he said read my lips, no new taxes. It was the biggest thing. And then when he violated that you notice I think it was huff PO or New York Times or something that's what they praised him for. They said, you know, he had the guts to break on taxes. Now that was that was stupid. It was just a political miscalculation. I mean, I mean, he believed in you know, he's a bigger government new world order kind of guy. He sticks to his guns. He gets reelected you. Thank you think you beats Bill. I do I think he would have. I think he would have built beat Bill Clinton. Although what's so crazy is during that election. Bill Clinton went on like Arsenio hall, which was a talk show late night talk show. One of the first to go after. You know like Carson. And he played the saxophone. And then he went on MTV nobody had ever seen that before. And then he went on MTV, and they asked him boxer or briefs and the news for like a week was how outrageous of a question was that. You don't ask the president of the United States a question like that? I mean, that's how much we have changed while I was in the one thousand nine hundred nineteen two. And I don't know Bill Clinton became such just this. You know, it was kind of like running with Obama..
George H.W. Bush's last words were "I love you, too," to his son George W. Bush
"As the country prepares to say goodbye to former president H W Bush, the men who served as his secretary of state was with him as he took his last breath on Fox News Sunday. James Baker talked about that moment they made arrangements for all of his children to call in. Him goodbye. And his last words the last words, George I ever said were I love you. And he said those words to forty three George Burt President George Bush, forty three
With $1 Million, Exxon Mobil Corp Helps Fund Carbon Tax Campaign
"Though Bertelsmann's group prefers to call. It a fee not a tax more on that later. Burdensome says Exxon Mobil support will make lawmakers more receptive to carbon tax, but you may wonder why does an oil and gas giant like Exxon Mobil support a tax on its main products. Bertelson says one big reason is that companies want regulatory certainty they want to know what the rules of the game will be and that's unclear in the current environment. We're operating in what amounts to a game of regulatory pingpong in which you have one administration developing rules only to have the next roll them back. Another important reason. Exxon Mobil supports the plan is that while it would tax carbon. It would also remove most existing regulations on carbon emissions Bertelson says the carbon tax his group is proposing would be much more effective at. Reducing carbon pollution than the current regulations. The Americans for carbon dividends plan is based on a proposal from two Republican elder statesman. James Baker the third and George p Shultz both cabinet members. In Ronald Reagan's White House. One carat for Republicans is that the revenue from the tax or fee would be fully rebates to consumers Bertelson says the idea has received a positive reception from both parties on Capitol Hill with Republicans in particular. There's an increasing number of members of congress on on the Republican side that are looking to seriously engage on this issue. Of course, many Republicans are skeptical about both taxes and climate change. I think it is a step that's been Weber a former congressman from Minnesota. He's now a lobbyist and political consultant at mercury public affairs. But Weber says where the president in the White House who campaigned on reviving the coal. Industry, passing a carbon tax will be very difficult. I don't think there's any way of sugar coating her Republican today to embrace any new taxes difficult, and since President Trump was elected particularly attacks that focuses on fossil fuels is even more difficult. Greg Bertelson acknowledges the challenges and says the carbon tax has always been viewed as a longer term effort, but he says he thinks his groups carbon dividend proposal will become viable sooner than many people expect John ydstie NPR news, Washington. This is NPR news seven forty two now. And back we go to Joe McConnell for another look at commute conditions around the bay area this morning. Slower than usual conditions on how we seventeen still because of the earlier crash nor seventeen at the summit that was at they're out there at the five o'clock hour, it's cleared, but there are pockets starting as far back as vine hill, and it stays slow. It's wretches all the way around the reservoir. Also, six eighty northbound at El cantata, a new crash reported there on the shoulder at a crash earlier. Southbound also near stone valley road that may be out of the lanes. But it's backed up the concord behind that. Joe McConnell for K QB. All right. Thanks, joe. His report brought to you by Amtrak. And support for kqed comes from Korean air Korean air flights from San Francisco to Seoul servicing twice daily day and night Korean air connects to
Buffett proposed to invest $3 billion in Uber, but talks failed
"Bloomberg daybreak asia to next and word that billionaire investor warren buffett tried to put more than three billion dollars into the company what happened let's find out from bloomberg's denise pellegrini we're being told buffets proposal is reminiscent of his winning bet on goldman sachs during the financial crisis buffet invested five billion dollars in goldman following the collapse of lehman brothers in exchange he got preferred stock that netted more than one point six billion dollars and warrants that produced an even bigger game but we're told uber ceo proposed decreasing the buffet deal to two billion dollars to limit buffet stake in the ridesharing company buffets marketing position may have been weakened by that massive cash infusion uber got from japan's softbank in january denise pellegrini bloomberg daybreak asia we'll tensions between china and the us arising ahead of asia's biggest security conference this week at baxter is covering all the global news in our bloomberg nine sixty san francisco newsroom ed yeah right shar juliet us fence secretary james mattis saying he was planning on raising concerns about china's continual militarization of the south china sea china on the other hand warning the us against expanding defense with taiwan now former secretary of state james baker says china he's on bloomberg tv says china is the us toughest challenge in emergence as a geopolitical actual superpower she's already an economic superpower as a political insecure each and china is taking on donald trump on his changing policies as well joe maze young who's a spokesman for the chinese ministry of foreign affairs says when it comes to the international relationship every flip flop and you turn of a country will be simply depleting and squandering its own credibility meanwhile preparations for what the white house is calling the expected expected now they're saying summit between kim jong un and donald trump continue as one of the north korea's leader kim yong has arrived in new york he flew from beijing by the way white house spokeswoman sarah sanders says the issue here is very clear conversation is going to be focused on denuclearization of the peninsula that's what these ongoing conversations taking place now will be centered on as well as this summit that would take place in singapore so kim.
The Latest: Barbara Bush buried at presidential library
"Fox news radio i'm roger stern former first lady barbara bush was fondly remembered today as hundreds attended her funeral in houston the world saw a compassionate but strict mother who inspired her children with tender love and firm lessons susan baker wife of former secretary of state james baker under mrs bush's husband george h w bush and the white house reacting to the announcement from north korean leader kim jong on that he will halt nuclear tests and close a nuclear test site white house strategic communications director mercedes slap its maximum pressure campaign that the president has put on north korea has basically had the rocket band north korean dictator of the step back slap commenting this morning on fox and friends president trump and kim jong owner planning a summit fox news we report you decide coming up on the monday edition of justice and drew we'll start off with all the big.
"james baker" Discussed on AM 970 The Answer
"I i think he will do his best to make it work and i suspect john bolton whom i don't know as well meta couple of times but one smart cookie let's hope that's a good relationship i've known about her bolton very very well and interviewed him up scores at time and done dinner with them and all that i think it is a lot of brain power in this group and it reminded me i met one of america's greatest living american george shultz on on tuesday up there it reminded me of when schultz was surrounded by james baker treasury and howard baker is the chief of staff and he had great people over at the cia which brings me gina hospital i do not know anything about her except that every agency veteran who who's in the game has called beyond the show to praise or what do you think of thirty plus year covert operator and the first female to join to to lead the agency coming up through the ranks as well as the controversy alleged controversy surrounding her time in thailand well the controversy certainly is not alleged it is a controversy the question is whether or not we ought to be sufficiently concerned about that to stand in the way of her confirmation correct i say alleged because there's some pushback on whether she was there in thailand when the enhanced interrogation techniques occurred i'm getting that from the agency that's why i said i'll wait and see what comes out here enough and i think the congress will do a good job of bringing that out what i will say is i support her confirmation i believe that she is has earned the position i think it would be a tremendous signal to put an operator in the job this reaches back to robert gates bob gates who came up through the ranks himself gene is also a field operator that's a very strong signal and she has in every sense would be a standard bearer as a woman to take the job those are powerful set of pluses there are certainly questions to be raised but i support her i think to my knowledge pretty much all of the living cia director's have supported her and i think she absolutely should be the next director the cia well this brings us then to the confirmation process as we know states pretty empty between eight and a dozen senior appointees are vacant.