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"jesse helms" Discussed on Car Talk

Car Talk

04:58 min | 4 months ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on Car Talk

"Car talk Plaza. As I've mentioned over the last few weeks. Months, years. The hate mail division is completely out of Rome. 75,000 ft² just isn't enough anymore to handle this tremendous volume of hate meal that my brother generation. You know, I meant to say that you really haven't done any ranting and raving. You know? That preparation H really works, doesn't it? I was thinking of that just today that I haven't been ranting and raving lately. I think in my dotage, I am calming down and becoming a more serene person. That lobotomy may have had something to do with. Anyway, we've decided to build an all new card talk Plaza. And after extensive research into cafe standards and the like and trying to determine where the espresso and cappuccino was served, we've chosen a site and beautiful downtown Harvard square. Not to be confused with Harvard square. No, that's where Harvard University is. This is Harvard. And the truth is the construction is actually going pretty well. So what's the point of all this? Well, I don't know. Get to the point. What's the point? I mean, what is the point of all this? Why do we have to just have this rambling discussion about nothing? Get to the point. Where's my pen? We're moving. We are? Can I talk Plaza is moving on October 1st? And we'll give you the new address for cardstock Plaza next week. Won't that be exciting? What do we know it? No, really? Doesn't have an address yet. I mean, a big lot that we bought for putting up that huge building. Man, where did we get the money for that? Jesse Helms. Must be on some kind of federal money, right? I think so. Excellent. Yeah, anyway, I know you have mailed to read. I do, actually. I have, we seem to have raised as the expression. Some eyebrows. Firestorm of a Firestore, really. I mean, more male I don't even remember them saying this, but evidently last week, all the week before. Who knows when? We I. Said something about when you address our address. I don't even know what's correct yet. When you put the address, our address on a letter that you don't have to put a comma, like if you will send it to Boston, Massachusetts. It's not Boston comma MASS. The post office wants you to do Boston and then the two letter MA. Look at the meal I got here. One from right from the postmaster general sitting here listening in outrage to your bumbling explanation about the common and uncommon. That's from one guy. This is for another guy. Look at this. Well, that could be for it almost any part of the show runs. I was listening to you all delivering the mail on my route on Saturday. I am enclosing a reference card on how to probably address the mail. As you can see, the postal service frowns upon punctuation. Of course, we knew that. And I said that. But however, here's the one from shades from mechanic. There we go. There we go. We're missing that. Postal service. It seems you have the fossil service has formally an officially scrapped their requirement for the punctuation free to let it official state abbreviation for the bottom line in an address. The article went on to say that the postal service has no intention of announcing the policy change in a near future and would still distributing the obsolete, printed instructions for the old address system. Being means that you can use a comma after the city name, and we can use the old abbreviations. Well, here's a letter from who postmaster United States Postal Service. He says that what we said was in fact correct. I don't think I shouldn't mention this guy's name. We got to work in no time. But the answer is, yes, you put two letters, and you don't even have to do any of that. Just let's zip code. Forget about Massachusetts. So that's the entire volume of mail. That was the most male about any one subject. But you have nothing interesting. I do have something interesting. Well, we'll take a call on that case. One 803 three two 9 two 8 7 four 6 one 7 three 5 three 6 three 5 zero. Hello, you're on car talk. Hi, this is bob first. I live in southern Connecticut. Hi, I have an 83 Dodge Aries with about a 103,000 miles on it. Miraculous. I drive it primarily back and forth to the train station to commute. It's all but about a mile and a half of the 56 miles I put on it each day is expressway driving. About a month or two ago, the power steering comp started leaking. I didn't know what was leaking at first, so I saw this oil in the garage and eventually after I figured out nothing else was leaking. Garage this thing? Excuse me? Never mind. So I kept putting power steering fluid in it and it kept spraying all over and leaking. So I was off work one day. I took it to the mechanic and he said, it's leaking. We can put a new one on the next time you

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"jesse helms" Discussed on podcast – Lawyers, Guns & Money

podcast – Lawyers, Guns & Money

02:56 min | 4 months ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on podcast – Lawyers, Guns & Money

"And they had to embrace it because it was a matter of life and death and they fought like it was a matter of life and death, which is not always, I think, what you see in contemporary act of politics. Yeah, yeah, no, I mean, you know, there's a kind of we could go on a huge change in that this. And but I do agree. And I think that there is a kind of, you know, there's kind of a tension in, I think, a lot of contemporary politics between, you know, to be very superficial about it between people who sort of prioritize electoral politics over all other politics is the only way to make change. And those who, you know, kind of askew that and claiming the sort of protest politics, but then even there maybe don't really don't really engage in the same kind of life and death direct action, aggressive activism that is, you know, that was kind of the hallmark of that time. I don't know if that's something you agree with or disagree with or what your thoughts are on that kind of very vague sort of formulation. Well, I mean, I think if you take act up in particular, I mean, I think one of the big lessons of act up was anything goes, right? And so if you wanted to focus on electoral politics, if you wanted to get into the mayor's office to have a conversation with the mayor, do it, go for it. Nobody's going to stop you. But if you wanted to wrap senator Jesse Helms house in a giant condom, you could do that too, right? And so it was sort of a winner's take all approach that was so far left less invested in the kind of, I don't know, the way that you're either a radical or you're a liberal kind of thing that I really see characterizing a lot of our politics today. Yeah, yeah, no, I think that's really, really insightful. And you know, I know you're busy and we should let you go, so I want to close on kind of a bit of a big question. Which is that, you know, since you referenced COVID very briefly in the book. But, you know, obviously, you know, I'm sure when you were finishing the book, COVID was just becoming a thing. Knowing how publication timelines work. So, you know, in the sort of contemporary politics, let's say the last 5 years, you know, we're seeing COVID, right? Which had its own sort of discussions of quarantine and things of this things of this nature. The Trump immigration ban, you know, first of all, the Muslim ban and then what was going on on the border, which Biden is not really been much better on. And then you have the overturning of roe and the kind of debates around what is appropriate protest over this, right?

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"jesse helms" Discussed on podcast – Lawyers, Guns & Money

podcast – Lawyers, Guns & Money

05:55 min | 4 months ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on podcast – Lawyers, Guns & Money

"Where I really get into this, though, is in talking about how the immigration ban gets passed. So in 1987, the Senate ends up well, the first time actually at the full Senate has a debate about aids is the debate that they have about whether to ban immigrants with aids and eventually they change that to HIV positive immigrants. And the entire debate centers around this idea of common sense. I mean, Jesse Helms was notorious for making common sense appeals. Whether it was about abortion or women's rights or anything to do with gays. But he really grounds his arguments in this idea that it's about what's best for the nation and obviously what's best for the nation is not to have more sick people implied more sick black queer people, right? And, you know, that ban passed in the Senate 96 to zero. And so, you know, at the end of the day, everyone was more or less persuaded that this was the right thing to do that it was in fact common sense. Yeah. Yeah, yeah. And then we've talked about sex workers, but of course, you know, what we're already getting at here is the impact on Haitians as well, the kind of racism that Haitians face. I mean, I think especially compared to their neighbors, the Cubans, and scholars have explored the difference in policies between how the U.S. and welcomes Cubans presentations for a long time. But can you talk more about the specifics of amputation racism in the ways that sort of is used to reinforce that? Yeah, so people are age would remember, but maybe younger folks won't remember that in 1982, the Centers for Disease Control designates for high risk groups for HIV and their colloquially called the four age group because it's homosexuals, hemophiliacs, heroin users, or IV drug users, and Haitians. So Haitians are the only national group or a group that's designated not for their behavior, but for who they are. And this happened because at the time there were a number of cases among Haitians, both in the United States and in Haiti, and it was sort of inexplicable because to date aids was imagined as primarily a gay disease that that's how it was transmitted. And so most of the Haitians didn't report having had homosexual sex.

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"jesse helms" Discussed on Awards Chatter

Awards Chatter

05:06 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on Awards Chatter

"Very different from what would eventually happen in necessary legislative progress for gay and lesbian lives. In terms of gay marriage and gays in the military and recognizing the freedoms necessary productions for gay individuals and lesbian and trans, et cetera but it felt empowering to be a part of that. And it formed ideas and expectations. I think I've always had about what filmmaking could be as a result. Well, it's interesting because being the kind of catalyst for this new queer cinema label and all of that. I gather that it was not something you necessarily expected or particularly liked. It seems like you, in some ways, not that you were running away from the regretting dealing with any of the subject matter, but that now, in some ways, maybe felt confining, moving forward, is that fair to say? Well, it did only to the degree that people expected that to be reflected solely in content. In other words, I felt completely fine and happy to be described in this context when it was about reexamining the formal traditions of filmmaking and stylistic traditions. But not necessarily every film I'm going to make is going to be about gay people. And so the next feature that I devised was not at all, and I'm about to tee that up in a sec. But I just want to note, you did not have an easy time with getting your first two well first with superstar. And then with poison out to the world. First, with superstar, you're dealing with the Carpenter family was not terribly supportive. And then with poison that you had gotten completion money from the NEA? Yes. And this was the end of public financing for narrative films, I guess. The film became targeted among other artists particularly performance artists and photographers like Robert mapplethorpe, who were the object of a lot of flak from the far right who didn't want public funds to be going to content that might be questionable. And somehow it always seemed to be about gay subject matter. And poison was the first film that had entered that had entered into that debate, if you will. And so yeah, there was pushback from the far right. It just Jesse Helms. It went right to the core of the opposition in a way. Ultimately, John Fran Meyer, who ran the NEA at the time, and I think this helped that the film had won the grand prize. At Sundance film, festival and Robert Redford had supported the film and supported the freedom of its expression. From ire was able to stand up and say no, this is not an act of this is the film is not pornographic..

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"jesse helms" Discussed on Native Opinion Podcast an American Indian Perspective

Native Opinion Podcast an American Indian Perspective

07:33 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on Native Opinion Podcast an American Indian Perspective

"Charles graham is running for the united states. Congressional seat looking to represent north carolina's ninth district. And as you heard should graham is a citizen lombi tribe. Here's some details about mr graham. This is from his campaign website So Charles began his career in pembroke north carolina as an educator assisting children special needs as he said when he started teaching special needs children in the seventies They had almost no rights at all in our schools at the time states were not required to provide a educational equity to children with disabilities multiple landmark court decisions change that and gave state's responsibility to provide special education resources and schooling to students in need of it charleston. Thirty years fighting the system to recognize the these children's humanity. And i. I seem to remember that That timeframe I moved down north carolina myself and Just about Towards the tail end of nineteen eighty two right and I remember getting introduced at one. Time to senator. Jesse helms you remember him just the just to show you how crazy the right can be They wanted to cry. Genetically frees him after he had passed away to reconstitute him and bring him back. I'm not even joking that that wasn't there was an actual working theory anyway. Okay jesse. Helms was a raging racist but anyway they didn't they know that if you try to freeze dried somebody. That was already freeze dried. That doesn't doesn't work just just from a hindu brother gate just saying that was something floated anyway Going here How did you come about meeting. Jesse helms off so there was the the company that i was working for at the time i had a new Blood analysis machine. That i was working out of durham north carolina. And and it was there was a there was a push at the time Some something to do with innovation in And medical instruments. And i guess they the state was looking to invest quite quite heavily a needed some additional federal funding. So of course jesse came down and you know did the raw speech and We were demoing this particular piece of equipment and You know though you know. I i you know 'cause i had to ship the man's hand new guy doing fantastic job here in our area such need and tom laying and if we can be leaders in the space of americorps instrumentation well i. I think that's just fascist a fine thing you touch freeze dried. Just you know. No that was that was loaded after after he had passed. But yeah now to another big story tonight. The death of jesse helms the fiery former senator from north carolina. He died today at the age of eighty six. After suffering from dimension recent years the white house released a statement saying america lost a great public servants and true patriot today. During his more than half century and politics jesse helms led the charge for southern conservatives and famously did not mind if he rubbed a lot of folks the wrong way. Bob schieffer looks back here. Girl who google the sound of a honking horn an old tin lizzy watching jesse. Helms moved through a crowd. Reminded you of at ten lizzy old-fashioned cranky proud of. He never tried to avoid the potholes of american politics. He just lurch through. If from this room they called him. Senator no after a lifetime of opposing racial photos abortion so many un programs and gay rights robert surveys. Mr predator show that many homosexual average sixteen different sex partners every month son of a police chief. Helms grew up in monroe. North carolina played the tube in highschool later served on the raleigh city council. His hardline conservative views earned him election to the senate five-time boulders knew what they got with helms because he told the gobi six more years of torment for ted candidate all his relations with the press. We're so prickly. He accused reporters of praying for his defeat. Now if they had supported parent school they could have gotten through that prayer back and he sometimes clashed with colleague says when a group of congresswomen tried to crash one of his era. You know you are out of order. And i would. I would not be discourteous to you where you work. Now you please be a lady critic said. He built his election campaigns around fear as in this ad against opponent. Harvey gassed racial. You needed that job and you were the best qualified but they had to give it to a minority because of a racial quota late in life. He struck unlikely friendship with the rock star. Bono and joined bono's fights against aids in africa and third world debt. But on most issues. He never mellow our life from say. Well he did the best. You could say that. Be enough and jesse. Helms took his much pride in what he was against as he was for bob schieffer. Cbs news washing. So i forgot. I hope he was in office a long. I think wasn't. I think i'd have to dig it up but i think he was. He was he was. I think he was in his nineties. I think he was in office until his nineties or something are pretty pretty pretty long period of time. But but he was at the time. He was america's longest serving senator. Yeah that was Was working durham. But we actually. We actually did the demo in research triangle park on one of the locations out there but yeah yeah so that was a it was interesting but anyway Normally say well that was my brush with greatness but not that time man can't even what time touch freeze dried. Jesse don't really expanding crispy.

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"jesse helms" Discussed on Design Matters with Debbie Millman

Design Matters with Debbie Millman

09:49 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on Design Matters with Debbie Millman

"Forty six times from the shoulder down to the wrist with two inch needles twelve gauge needles. But i remember. We wanted the gauge. To be big enough that it would create like appearance of body armor and a certain and that i wanted the cutting and the needles to be completely precise because i was thinking about whole binds kind of henry the eighth portrait in a certain way and i was thinking about. What the word pervert man in nineteen ninety four and my community especially when there was a beginning of a divide within our own community. And this is very specific. It's not just for what pervert means from jesse helms the holding mapplethorpe photographs on the senate floor. But it also came from internal homophobia of our own community of again the workers. The you know people who practice were also perverts and that there are portions of the gay and lesbian community are quote unquote normal. And i didn't like the notion of normal. I've never liked the binary of normal or abnormal. I'm more interested in the complexity of sexuality and desire and so was Yeah was that moment. Where in the same. My friend steak tattooed dyke on the back of her neck. That i was going to have rail. And do this cutting and that was done in san francisco in a studio. Why was making a portrait series. It was attended by an enormous amount of my friends including the incredible trans historian. Susan stryker was there and it was you know there were The needles were done first. And then i sat in the chair and roelant did the cutting and then we. I put the hood on and we. We made some without the hood and some with hood. But i didn't want my face. Because i wanted the notion of visibility to be placed on language. So what does the word pervert mean. How do we deal with language you know. Is this enough of a pervert for you and it's also really beautiful and then you actually have to deal with the beauty of it as well because it's not dripping blood it's not it's don in such a way that it just looks like almost a red tattoo but it is blood coming to the surface. There is a real elegance to the photo of the way it's constructed. Had you been very involved in body modification at that time as well. How hard was it for you to have forty six to gauge needles. Put through your skin. Not that difficult actually because when you prepare yourself. It's totally different. If i'm walking through the house. And i stubbed my toe on a furniture. I sit there and i weep. I'm like really angry. I can't believe i've heard myself but when you've already been kind of in the leather community and you are doing this in the dungeons on your own you. You know what you're kind of doing and so you. Your mindset is different. I mean if if something goes to the doctor and get gets a shot. The only thing that is hurting is actually the fear of getting the shop. So are kind of relationship to fear is so complicated as human beings. And i was never afraid because i knew that my friends were professionals and railing was a professional and that they had done this time and time again and i had done a lot of play piercing in a lot of cutting out in a private setting and so i wasn't I was very definitive. And knowing what i wanted to do and and had the mindset to go through it did you experience any of the fauria. You that sometimes occurs during body modification. Oh absolutely now your endorphins. Erc going off the rockers at it was funny because if you watch the video tape. There's one moment where it i have. The the group dead can dance playing in the background. Because i love that kind of meditative music and you know you're breathing and you're going through it and then rail and decided to stop for a moment. Try to pop a pimple on my chest. That was driving her crazy. And at that moment i lost my focus and then i started moaning a little bit more once. She went back into the cutting The cutting as much harder than the needles to go through needles are fairly quick. You know but but definitely cuttings are taken enormous amount of concentration. And your and that's partly. Why didn't want my face in. The picture is because i the endorphins are going off with my glasses off. My eyes are slightly crossed and the first thing that people look at in portraits is people's faces usually and it again had to remain on the body and about the body image was first shown to the public in nineteen. Ninety five at the whitney biennial. And you've said that since then you struggle to look at that photo now. How come well. It's not necessarily struggle. It's i haven't set a struggle. It's it's it's a photograph that i don't need to live with. It's a photograph that i made that. I'm proud of and that represented that moment in time. You know i had. I had several collectors at different moments. Say how powerful that peace is live with and that it's in their bedroom and they wake up every morning and i guess i started thinking. Could i wake up every morning but one of the things that i love about photography it defines the sense of time and within the defined sense of time of that you know going back to that geeky kind of cardiac persona notion of the decisive moment. Like pervert is a decisive moment on my part but that doesn't necessarily define me as a sixty year old woman now so the frozenness this of my time in my community. I'm so profoundly. Honored that my friends and i myself chose to use ourselves in relationship to community to make and work on a body of work that created a certain history in a certain idea visibility. But that doesn't mean that were held in that time in the same way that were held in the time in terms of the making of the work. Before i ask you about the third self-portrait self portrait nursing. I want to ask you about your thoughts on domesticity in your work and you said that self portrait cutting was about the relationship between queer nece and domesticity. I'm wondering if you can talk a little bit. More about what that notion between squareness domesticity is or was well throughout history. People fall in love and throughout history and relationship to homophobia especially after say the you know the roaring twenties so to speak and when kind of the puritanical notion of homosexuality ended up entering the kind of religious indoctrination of not being acceptable and so forth and the bible misinterpreted as so forth When you fall in love you often wanna live with the person that you fall in love with and so domestic day was always literally a part of the notion of having a relationship and being in love and and opening up one's home of cohabitation and to then be denied that both on legal fronts as well as just rhetorically within our society is incredibly fraught. And so this notion of coming out of the closet always made me laugh. Because it's a closet is a domestic space closet is where one another's close co. Mingle if you don't have your own walk and 'cause has which i don't but a closet is where a co mingling of the every day happens and so yeah so it's you know. Domestic has always been a part of love and relationship and trying to build a life a home with another person after cutting pervert. You drove across the us in your rv photographing lesbian families. Women who had children who lived in groups couples engaging in everyday household activities across the country and you titled the portfolio domestic. You looking for something specific in that body of work. Well that body of work also was. I had been in a relationship then for three to four years with another amazing queer photographer. Important lesbian artists on historical level. Who should be. She's in books like stolen glances. But it's Her name is co. Sheila brooke and we are worried by us together. We were gonna do. We have been in three year relationship where she ironically was living on. Sanborn have where. I ironically lived with pam. My first domestic relationship and i was still in custody..

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"jesse helms" Discussed on WAAM Talk 1600

WAAM Talk 1600

02:59 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on WAAM Talk 1600

"Those only years that I keep adding to 40 41 fortitude years come within two years ago, but still I know I'm not too old for you. He's not too often. Wait a minute, baby. They say that I'm too old for you. He's not to offer you Wait a minute, Pretty baby. They say I'm too old for you. He's not too, because I'm just a lonely mayor, and you're still in high school got to all field. We'll run away from the snow Count Plant City. It's nowhere, honey. It's time without pity. We'll get out of here We go on a talk show will run off and open up a bait shop somewhere. We'll make it work hunting. When you turned 17. I'll only be a fortitude. He's not to offer you. Yeah, when you turn 17. I'll just before fortitude is not to offer you. I'm a lonely long the bed and you're still in high school not to walk to you Those holy years that I keep adding to 40 41 42 the years coming then years ago But still I know I'm not too. Overview is not too often We were made for each other baby like a nice set of baby moves. Don't do anything you want to learn to roller blade appears Condado. I'll wear back your pants. I'll get some Viagra and some Rogaine and you get your real estate license in the world will be ours. Help me Slim Feel like you feel like yeah. Like my young man again. There are nuts, girl, Little girl, Little girl girl, you know, not too old. Oh, baby, you got me shaken like Jesse Helms of the Jello wrestling match. You got me twisted like a Rick flare figure four leg lock screaming like James Brown with a bad reaction to Chinese food popping up and down like Wilson.

"jesse helms" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

This Day In Esoteric Political History

02:57 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

"Yeah i know but those kind of you know fatuous arguments that are really about just comfort with this kind of activism. The condom was later installed in los angeles at the one national gay and lesbian archives. I'm curious if it's still there. I think how to dispose of used condom big dilemma. Glad they didn't flush it down the toilet but it sounds like maybe it's a maybe listeners. Someone can let us know if that's still there still floating around you don't what do you do with all that How do you. I mean i don't know how you display it. But yeah that jesse helms the only way to do it no idea and then one other little cultural moment i guess i gather the tv show pose. Which haven't seen but it's like on my list nikki kelly. I've watched all on that. They they do. Yeah it's it's. I mean the whole all of poe's really talks about the act up movement in general so i think if you want to sort of relive some of the most controversial and exciting moments of this era poses a really good show for that always nice to end with a tv. Recommend kelly Yes okay that brings us to the end of the show nicole hammer. Thanks to you as always thank you. Jody and kelly carta jackson. Thanks to you my pleasure. This day in esoteric political history is a proud member of radio topa from p. r. x. A network of independent listener supported artists owned. Podcasts are researcher and producer. Is jacob feldman. Our producer is brittany brown color. Nicola helps with transcripts. Julie shapiro is executive producer for radio. Topiary get in touch with us. If you have any questions or comments or ideas for the show you can email us. This state pod at g mail dot com or you can find a form at this day pot dot com where you can also get our full archives transcripts and learn lots more about the show follow us on social at this day pod on instagram and twitter posting stuff each and every day..

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"jesse helms" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

This Day In Esoteric Political History

08:08 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

"Fight This moment that we're talking and we should also note that he refused to speak to the mother ryan white who was a teenager who died of aids after receiving a chance fusion with hiv blood. So not everybody that has aids or hiv. Positive is a result of same sex relations. And yet you know the refusal to acknowledge that to really look scientifically at the disease holistically. that denial is also something that should be a part of the narrative and and so just a grant another thing in the time line. We're talking about september. Fifth nineteen ninety-one magic johnson announces. The he has aids in november of nineteen ninety one. That is obviously such a huge. Turning point in terms of making people realize people should have realized a lot early but making people realize this is not just a quote unquote. Gay disease But in this particular moment in this particular part of activism were just a couple of months shy and importantly to because that that becomes a really important shift particularly forgetting conservatives onboard for aids research aids funding because in nineteen ninety-two at the republican national convention. Mary fisher speaks about her. Hiv diagnosis And she had gotten hiv from her husband. And this idea that sort of being held up as the blameless victim of aids something that ryan white was held up as well It's about to the to the homophobia. Right it's not challenging the homophobia at saying okay. Well maybe gay people deserve this but it is also now affecting non gay people and so we should pay attention and we should feel empathy for this yes. I don't think i even realized that going into this episode. But maybe we're talking about here kind of one of the the last the final moments where. There's this really this big gulf between thinking of this as a homosexual disease and really in the fall winter and into nineteen ninety two. It starts to change ever so slightly but in this moment. Nineteen ninety-one This condom over. Jesse helms's house i mean. What else do we need to know about helms himself and why he was targeted in the sense. So jesse helms. As a senator from north carolina and he is a senator for about thirty years but he becomes known as being the senator of no i have really encounter someone who was so an night reffing Anti integration anti voting rights anti women's rights anti disability rights anti the national endowment of the arts like hose against the yards. he was against everything especially gay rights. But it just you know. It's it's remarkable that not only him opposing. These things was a part of his platform. But there's so much about his stance about being sort of the person that will shut down will prevent any legislation from promoting ideas that that really just aren't aren't white. Supremacist i mean. Maybe that's just the best as some is all of it but that is sort of his his stance and i think it's important understand that he's not just against gateway tease pretty much against everyone's rights. Yeah he was a much hated figure in north carolina and nationally because he represented so many of these things. Kelly is talking about and was kind of an avatar for the culture wars before people started talking about them as culture wars and was such a much clearer connection between the culture wars of the nineteen nineties and the segregationist sentiments which homes held the dearly Of the nineteen sixties and seventies. And you know certainly. I think the culture war element here is is important. And this is a stunt that taps into a sort of cultural conversation But also helms is you know a powerful elected official who has his hands on some funding levers. And i think that's a big part of the conversation here is just trying to get not just change. Shift the cultural tied by trying to get actual funding for aids research. Because again ten years in there wasn't the political will to really Confront this epidemic. Okay okay we should talk about the stunt itself Oh please yes. let's come back to it. amazing details. They go to his home in arlington virginia. And you can probably already hear. Echoes of the conversations about protesting public figures at their homes. Something that has come up a lot in the last five years they go to his home. They make sure that he's not home because they don't wanna lake trap him in his house and get arrested and like make it a much bigger story where they're the bad guys Is that. They make sure that he's away. And they just come in with their giant ladders and they're giant condom and nobody bothers them right they just like they have tried recon the house so the two members of the group had come by and they'd take pictures and they were like okay. Well we can figure out the size of this because a standard door is eighty inches and so therefore we can extrapolate the height of the house. And how big of a condom we need and they go to the giant inflatable condom company. Three thousand commissioned from a novelty company. And as you say they practice practice run on a house in new york and they knew so you know yes like any good activists they had done. The driver is yes. Is it very important to practice how to put on a condom. Because when you're actually in the moment you do it you can fumble. It gets very stressful. Things undermined so yeah so they got themselves story banana. It's just crazy to me. That like neighbors do this. It's like that thing about when you live in new york just like you can never underestimate people's desire to just like keep it moving. Mind your own business like there's that thing going on there but you know what i'm just going to put my head down and that's kind of what happened here and moreover i think as you were saying mickey because he wasn't home The cops eventually show up and basically the cops are pretty chill about it and they basically say all right you know take it down and go on your way and But it gets impressed attention. they did get a parking ticket because they u-haul was parked illegally parked in the wrong direction so it wasn't punishment it was legit parking ticket. They parking correctly as moved a one part of this. If they didn't do the dry run on. And that you know i think that's basically it. Now there is. There are some rumors that That actually david geffen funded this stunt. It costs three thousand dollars. Some people who were involved say that david geffen was was part of this. And you know we should point out that this was also part of a kind of group within act up called Tag which is either treatment action group or treatment activists guerrillas. But you know it was designated for these particular guerrilla type stuns this. I think it's so hilarious. At one of the tag members. James serafini basically says quote. We need protection against helms. Bigotry and ignorance condoms have worked pretty well in protecting against hiv. So we decided to try one on the senator. I love it love. It's mickey what is your. What is your sense of the sort of reaction in the moment did garner press coverage but it did so they were actually really savvy about getting the press there Cnn was the only twenty four hour news network at the time. So they called up cnn. They had called the number of Local television stations and they didn't tell them whose house they were going to. But they said they were going to pull this stunt and so they had good news coverage You know at the same time. There's still this reticence to Accept this kind of activism so there was those column in the washington post where they were writing about how this was childish. Juvenile and straight bashing is no better than gay bashing which Big i roll najjar that they were bashing jesse helms gazebo straight..

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"jesse helms" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

This Day In Esoteric Political History

07:16 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

"In esoteric. Political history from radio topa. My name is. Jody advocates this day. September fifth nineteen ninety one in the washington. Dc suburb of arlington virginia. A group of activists arrived at the home of north carolina. Senator jesse helms using ladders. Several of them climbed up on the roof of the house and from there. They unfurled a giant piece of fabric. Which was then inflated by their comrades on the front lawn and soon the senators house was surrounded by a giant yellow condom reading a condom to stop unsafe politics. Helms is deadlier than a virus. This stunt this act of protest was led by members of act up a group that worked to raise aids awareness and fight to end the epidemic. And in this particular moment was protesting helms because he was one of the most vocal opponents of funding aids research in addition to being one of the most anti gay members of congress so here to discuss act up versus jesse helms and what you do when you wake up in the morning and there is a giant condom over the house common experience. We've all had as always hemmer of columbia and kelly carta jackson of wealthy. Hello that they're toady. Hey there so listeners. Permission to pause this podcast. And go google jesse helms giant condom house the image search button and you will see what we're talking about here but i will also say let's spend a little time describing exactly what looks like. Let's theater of the mind here but it is quite remarkable visual spectacle So it's this yellow saying over the roof of jesse helms his house. You can't even see the home but you assume that there's a home under there. It's an a leafy suburb I don't know you know. Feel free to jump in at any point. Say there is a mushroom mushroom. Thank you for a tip on the top of it a condom. But maybe a cupcake wait. Everyone cupcakes skelly. It is a it is a. Let's let's let's embrace the language here. It is a two story house which means that. It's relatively squat so there is not much shaft. it is all tip and so one could. Maybe think it's an acorn maybe has a little bit like an acorn sitting on top of a little by that company or something but mushroom mash. Up i think as describing. Yes hopefully picture people's heads they can go google and see how much those those matchup but nevertheless a remarkable stunt full coverage like any good conduct in nicely and as you said you know like a real act of protests around a series issue here and these big bold letter block letters that say a condom to stop unsafe politics. Helms is deadlier than a virus. So you know the message. Even if the visuals and immediately one to one you know the message is very clear it takes balls to do this and so so actually. And i guess maybe let's start with act up right. I mean we've mentioned them briefly on the show before but you know this is very much within the act up. Ethos are these kinds of stunts political theater aggressive tactics. Yeah yeah act up was known dooming. These very extravagant dramatic explicit demonstrations. But they were so effective in giant in public attention and getting people to take note to pause and to at what was what was going on And the serious aspect of this is that people were dying of aids at you know crazy rates and there was basically a standoff politically about how to go about getting people help expedite getting this help as quickly as possible and act up really takes. This stands to get as many people to pay attention to their issue. As possible and to really target people that were the major opponents of this until jesse helms really becomes the probably greatest opponent to aids activism and and lgbtq issues of the day and if we could just kind of paint a picture of what this looks like because today. There's is bipartisan support for funding for aids research and forgetting medicine into people's hands and there's no longer this Same level of stigma around aids and silence around aids but in the nineteen eighties inert early nineteen ninety s. First of all coming from the reagan administration there was a real silence surgeon. General koop With someone who had a lot to say about aids and there were people in the administration who really. You're not going to talk about this. And it's not until nineteen eighty-six that he releases a report that talks about this crisis and this epidemic and the the moral obligation in addition to the scientific and medical obligation that the united states government has to addressing this epidemic. And so act. Up's approach is really important. Because it makes you pay attention to something that so many people weren't paying attention to And they don't want to pay attention exactly and that when they were paying attention to it when people like pat robertson pat buchanan jesse homes william f. buckley junior league there were all of these people who saw aids as righteous punishment for same sex ex And it becomes this thing where they're like. Oh we should tattoo people with aids. So people know What's happening and people know what they're Diagnosis is and we should put them in camps. And i know we shouldn't be putting money towards research to stopping this. Because this is god's righteous judgment and that was the political atmosphere that people were agitating for aids funding and aids research in. And i. i wanna point out one other thing in there. Which is i think that a lot of people don't know the history of how much the aids crisis was diminished and marginalized And a lot of people don't let history but like in nineteen ninety-two. There's audio reagan's press secretary laughing when asked about aids and making basically a gay joke. But i also think it's important to point out that that's nineteen eighty two one thousand nine hundred eighty four. We're in nineteen ninety-one ninety one here and the same stuff is happening. So we're talking about a decade of apathy and aggressive marginalization so. It's not just like oh in the early days of the aids crisis there was. We're talking about a community Watching people die for a decade at this point and still seeing people like jesse helms refer to the quote unquote homosexual. Lifestyle as the main thing. Here he says there is not one single case of aids in this country that cannot be traced in origin to sodomy But you know again. I think it's important to highlight that. This is almost a full decade into this.

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"jesse helms" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

This Day In Esoteric Political History

02:05 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on This Day In Esoteric Political History

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"jesse helms" Discussed on The Rich Eisen Show

The Rich Eisen Show

06:37 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on The Rich Eisen Show

"Interesting bomani because it kinda makes me think about the larger conversation. Sports fans are having with the athletes and coaches they root for there's more of a transparency now as a sports fan not only. Do you want your favorite coaches and players to succeed. But oftentimes you want them to feel the same as you politically to stand up for issues that you believe in to have investments in companies you support the law that we put on these these men and women and it's a different time in the sports fan player coach relationship and the point. You're making about bobby bowden. The way he wanted to be remembered. What other choice do we have a sports fans to remember him that way and then for whatever we take away from that so where do you think the line draws with how much we can kinda poke in pry into the personal lives and personal beliefs of these men and women well. I think that there's a difference between asking people to agree with you politically and preferring that those that you pay homage to not believe support and endorse things that are somewhere between offensive and struck That i don't think is actually anything new Think about this case in point. I think it's in nineteen eighty three lou. Holtz gets fired at arkansas. Because he filmed campaign ad for jesse helms from his office. Now keep in mind. This is in the state of arkansas in nineteen eighty three and that got him fired. Okay and that's not just simply because they that is not something that was done simply because people disagree with jesse helms. I bet he pulled very well state. But you understand the point that i'm making that these things have come up all the time and we'd had them come up at many times that without i am obliged do from south land a little bit different for me because people who grew up in the age range of generation that idea which is coming after the beginning of some dawn of integration. You come across. Bobby bowden all the time and they treat you really really good. They're very nice. They charm your mama everything else but given your knowledge of the prevailing views of the area that you end you can't help but wonder to some degree. What this guy. Maybe not things about you but what he would think about you. You were not you if that makes sense. And there's a particular sorta heartbreak they can come up when you're that person and you hear somebody endorse something or put something that is not just something you disagree with but something that is an opposition to think that a fundamental to your be. I think throughout time and across the board no matter who the people are. They have made decisions about who they're going to root for in not root for based on those sorts of things and so. I don't think that part is really anything new. I think the part that do is that you have much more chatter about it. All things like those are bedia and so you wind up here. People say a lot of things out loud and it will be amplified but then in the end if whoever that person is winds up winning and nobody cares. We decided to have it with kanye west. Think about all the things you hear people say about. How done they were. Because they west he put on people up in stadium and the delta variant to go listen to albuquerque. Wendy with the album's about to come out. It's almost perfect l. Bomani waiting for it to be just right. You gotta get it just right appreciate you taking some time the right time. Podcast with bomani jones. Lastly i want to leave you with this you know we just had executive director of the wnba. Terry jackson come on the other day and talked about this. New commissioner's cup. The wnba has kicked off on thursday night. And you saw team. Usa get their seventh gold medal in a row filled with huge stars. In the w coming back for the second half of the season what do you make of the cultural moment. That the w seems to be experiencing right now where it seems like for the first time in my lifetime. There's a laundry list of players who are really active in the cultural space society. You can feel their presence on social media. What do you make for the second half of the wnba season and what's happening in that sport. The big thing that happened is the basketball is really good And i it. Never watch a whole lot of wb basketball. But i did watch kind of at the dawn of the sport and a little bit more as it went along and follow the plan that we have now is just so much higher than it was before and i also think that with social media where it's really helped the wnba is. I understand everyone who says that they wanna see for prominent coverage wnba like on espn radio sportscenter so forth and so on right. I totally get that but on sportscenter for example. If it's a one hour episode of sportscenter they only got one hour and they have to figure out how to allocate that our and that's largely based on what the metrics are that. Say that people are interested in something right like there. Aren't that many thing that people are putting on television or in a broadcast medium just to somebody right like this is not public at the typically. Not how it works. Something like women's basketball can really win on social media though because you get a lot more people who have the option of opting in themselves and a lot more people who can share the content with people that would not ordinarily get it. So if i follow somebody who for whatever reason i'm into what they're talking about and i have a measure trusted them. They if they are. Wnba fans are then going to talk about the wnba and they're gonna talk about women's basketball and you're going to be able to read some people don't digest wouldn't have gotten otherwise in large part because they're going to sign up for what the person who is putting it out there is doing they trust that person and so if i were to get on for example and start talking about the wnba. They're going to be people who ordinarily would not have watched it. That are going to be like look. I don't know might be wrong on this. I'm going to check it out. And now you get more people who are into it more people who are talking about it and you're not bound by the finite resources of more 'gate-keeping type of operations with bigger out. What they're going to get their precious time to appreciate the insights as always huge fan. Your work loved the podcast and really appreciate you taking some time man touch on a lot of different stuff all right. No problem man. You guys have a good day. Money jones even owning the show. The right time podcast absolutely right guys like bomani myself. Get out there. Talking about the w inspiring basketball fans to check it out and you get to watch stuey doer. Thing looking for the commissioner's cup team. Usa getting done seven in a row. It's a great time for women's hoops. right now. season starts up this weekend. Hey coming up next well. We got about twenty minutes so salima right. Yes coming up next. i would like your help. I need your help. Brockman guy are resonant degenerate. 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"jesse helms" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK

106.1 FM WTKK

07:17 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK

"Decide the tenure. Fate of Nicole Hannah Jones. Uh and we're physically removed from the room are now very upset because the chief of police there in Chapel Hill resigned. And the interim chief apparently is going to be one of those officers who has over 20 years' experience. And so insanity continues to ensue to help me make sense of some of it. Our own Lieutenant Governor Mark Robinson joining us this morning. How you doing today, Mark? I'm good. Casey, How are you doing? I'm good. I look, I know you got it. You got a bunch irons in the fire. You get a bunch to do, but you got to be paying attention like everybody else to what's going on out there at UNC Chapel Hill. The faculty now says the reputation of the university was damaged with the Nicole Hannah Jones saga. So, uh, where's your head at on this? You know, I think the reputation of, uh you can see where they stand holder and things that nature record when they allow That marbles. Vigilantes go down and tear solid sound out, and nothing was done about it. Despite how you feel about solid sample, what solid Sam may represent. Way to get it down was not by sending the vigilante mall down the carrot down. Nothing was done about that. And then they move into this thing where they want to hire a journalist who has basically been accused of yellow journalism 16 19 project, which has been roundly dismissed by scholars on the right and the left. And they want to hire her to teach our young people or how to carry out the mission of journalism in this nation and in the state. So, uh, you know, They? They've got bigger problems than just that Well, and I'm sitting here and I'm looking at some of the reaction And, of course, you know it's going to be the loudest voices and the left the most left voices. Generally, they're going to get the ink on this. They're saying things like the University of North Carolina is a hub of white supremacy, I believe is the quote. I heard. Um and I'm sorry, As Jesse Helms said, back in the day, just build a fence around it, and it's a zoo. Um, look, it's it is our institute. It is our main institution of higher learning. There obviously are different variations of U. N c throughout the state. I just don't understand how that particular portion gets like this. I had of of you know this this this government operation when you look at the universities They're just so insular. They are so one sided on everything that they do. And a guy donates $25 million to the journalism school and has one opinion one time and they want to cancel him. What do we do about this? Well, you know, the bottom line is this and I hate to say this, but it's the truth come from poor leadership. Folks who will not stand up and say, Look, this school is as has a long reputation for standing up for what's right doing what's right. We treat our students fairly. Standing up for that university, Refused Stewart in the face of this backlash. They're intimidated that wanted scared. They won't stand up with universities. Longstanding tradition of being there being a young person has his doors open for everybody. We all know the terrible history of this country has gone through when it comes away, But by and large, it was places like you and see And they were all the universities where those ideas start to be discussed and disseminated where we did eventually, in Those terrible injustices and so you and she should be proud of that. They should be proud to this type of student bodies that have. They should be demon, allowing people to demonize at school because of one person's opinion because of one situation where the person just happens to be black. I mean, it's just It's ridiculous. It comes straight from leadership. Leadership has got to be courageous and start standing up. The, um The the people who wrote The Op. EDS that were done in rebuttal to 16 19 are are left leaning journalism professors. That is the irony here. And so and and and like, any time you would bring that up. You were accused. You were accused of being a racist. And I guess my question is, Um Is there a How do I put this? There's never a place for people just to throw that around, right. But is there conceptually is there conceptually a way in which we can we can start to have adult discussions about this stuff. I had no fundamental problem if they want to bring Hannah Jones, then To do some lectures because she sells tickets because it's a capitalist thing, But but we can't even we can't have these conversations marks so I would just be happy just to be able to get back to a place. Where we could talk about this stuff like rational human beings. And, um, I think that's job number one. So what are you doing to help get us there as an elected official? Maybe not just in this capacity, but like when you interact with folks at the Legislature or in the various other departments in the world of K 12 education, which you sit on the board for how are we going to get back there? Well, you know, the bottom line is we have to step to start that conversation and a lot of times that conversation starts with the very thing that people say you're not supposed to say. I'm not going to shy away from telling the truth. And you know, the simple truth of the matter is So we have got to stop letting those folks who say that they open and honest, open and honest dialogue, try to shut down all the dialogue on the other side, the only the only one to hear what they want accuser. They don't want any opposing forces in the arena, And when those forces do come around, they try to shut them down and shut them out. Those folks, that is what you call it tolerant And those are the folks that we have to stand up against. So start those conversations. I believe, start saying things that people don't want to hear. Like what the gentleman said about, uh, the the lady at you and see about having having Jones. So I mean, uh, you got to stand up and say those things to start that dialogue and make the spokes proof. So you won't open our dialogue. Let's have open and honest dialogue, but you're not going to shout me down. You're not going to shut me up. You're not going to set me up. The We haven't had a chance to speak here in a few weeks, because just the weirdness of the calendar, But, um, I thought it was absolutely the most hip. One of the most hypocritical things I've ever seen this governor do. To try to saddle on you guys, the Council of State the decision to go ahead and and make some changes to the way the the rent the rent issue, the moratorium word my brains barely working this morning. Way the moratoriums handled because he didn't get to squats about anything. You guys thought for this whole time, and now he can go to groups and be like, Hey, it wasn't me. It was evil. Mark Robinson and the Republicans, did you What was this part of the conversation you guys had when you were figuring out what's what you were going to recommend on it, or You're just not going to be drug into it. I was not was not going to do it because from what? From my perspective, Lee we We put these landlords in a hole for far too long. But everybody thinks landlords are a bunch of millionaires sitting up on the hill with the castle somewhere, counting their money. They're not. They're hardworking people just like everybody else and believe it or not. Some of them are living from month to month. Paycheck to paycheck. And if they don't they can't bring in there went to get in the hole, and I know some of them. We need to go ahead. The federal government needs to guide the way the state government needs to get out of way..

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"jesse helms" Discussed on WBSM 1420

WBSM 1420

03:17 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on WBSM 1420

"Question one of the room results thus far. Who did you believe today? At the Senate hearing, Dr Anthony Fauci or Dr Rand, Paul, Dr Rand, Paul 98% say Rand Paul All right. 844 542 42 WRL Channel five and Rolly used to be a very conservative station. When they went off the air at midnight. They played Dixie. That's how conservative they were. That's when Jesse Helms was running the station before it became the senator. Now they're just another problem Puke Ng liberal local TV news outlet, 919 says the dutiful Lee liberal WRL is calling the gas shortage and the NC gas distribution challenge. State run media at its very best good Lord 71. Now millennials and liberals can experience inflation. Yeah, that's good. Yeah, Exactly. 844 542 42 See? What else have we got? Here s o much for those fuel reserves. They keep they keep a lying about Yeah, I know. I know. Where are they? Let's break them out and popped the cork. Let's see here. Barbara, You're next with Howie Carr. Go ahead, Barbara. I I we wish in the free state of Florida. Um, I live in Pensacola and you had earlier caller that called about friends and destine that were visiting and we're going home early. Yeah, we had the We've had the life in Pensacola today and yesterday, too, but it's not a supply problem. The problem here on the Florida Panhandle is that our terminal was shut down because they were in violation of federal regulations. They were given till May 1st to correct them and they didn't so they shut down the terminal God So, you guys you got no gas in Pensacola is what you're saying or shortages of gas. Well, we haven't had the scent in line, but there have been very long lines, but they're supposed to have it rectified by Friday. That's good. I hope I hope everything gets gets resolved here and and again. Everybody's paranoid about Florida. You know, it's like they would love to punish Florida in some way for being a free state in a successful estate. Five away. Just talk to my daughter lives outside Atlanta. They heard on the news on Sunday, the media warning people not to go out and top off. So, of course, they immediately went out and filled up filled up along with the entire neighborhood. Of course, the local he has station at the Kroger is dried up in the surrounding stations as well. There's a guy who stuck in Florida with my f 2 50 that gets 13 MPG. I may have to stay here a while laughing out loud, so sad. No Massachusetts for another few weeks, it's got at least it's getting a little warmer here. What can I say? This is that's the only thing I could say, but it's but it's still against 00 deaths today. And Charlie Park. This is no time the lad up. We have to make that our vigilance. Don't you know, by the way we would like to thank Calhoun. It's ah, Boston's premier Asian dining experience in Saugus on Route One North. They brought in a great spread today. The one family is great. Did you have a good time, guys?.

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"jesse helms" Discussed on WBSM 1420

WBSM 1420

02:22 min | 1 year ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on WBSM 1420

"Woke. This time has gone on, and they were talking about some kind of crack down on guns or such some such thing. The money isn't that second amendment was written. Whether the frame was like it or not. They wrote it for everybody. And I am everybody and the Lord by citizens of this city are everybody and we want our rights and we want to keep our rights and by God, we're gonna keep Come hell or high water. That was a damn good speech. And so they're Republicans reached out to him, and he ran for lieutenant governor in North Carolina last year. And in spite of the fact that this horrible, horrible guy named uh Cooper is the governor of North Carolina. He's done almost as much damage is Charlie Parker or Janet Mills or Andrew Cuomo have done in his state, which was totally unnecessary. All right. Mark Robinson was elected lieutenant governor and I guess Cooper's term limited so this guy could run for governor. But Be The local TV station in Raleigh, WRE. Ellis were Jesse Helms Gotta start and they used to. When I was in college in the seventies. They used to play Dixie when they went off the Air Channel five and Rollie WRL. But now I guess they've just become left wing like everybody else. So they ran a further black history month they ran a cartoon. Of an elephant in a Klan outfit, which, of course, is Totally A historical It's totally false. It's it's just insanity. The Democrats were the Ku Klux Klan. The Democrats were the party of massive resistance of Jim Crow, etcetera, etcetera. And so there, But now Jesse Helms old TV station is trying to make the Republicans out to be the clans. But they ran a cartoon and lieutenant governor north of North Carolina. Mark Robinson just just had a press conference in just excoriated this this TV station for for its Orwellian Rewriting of history, making the Republicans into the clan. So let's play some of these cuts. These are great cuts cut one that car to doesn't really bother me. What bothers me is the hypocrisy behind it. That's what bothers me that you would betray a black man just because he's in the Jill.

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"jesse helms" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

WBZ NewsRadio 1030

02:48 min | 2 years ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on WBZ NewsRadio 1030

"ABC News chief White House correspondent Jonathan Karl says he's her different answers on what the president please Hands on doing for his final days in Washington on the question of the impeachment trial. The conversations the president is having on this, I am told are all over the map. He is talked about mounting a full defense. Possibly led by Rudy Giuliani. Possibly not. Ah, full defense that could include the president himself, testifying toe mounting no defense whatsoever, and simply declaring that the impeachment eyes a legitimate The Wall Street Journal reporting, the president has become increasingly concerned about the number of Republicans who have recently publicly turned against him. The president, meanwhile, asking political advisors for more information about the 10 Republicans in the House who voted this week to impeach him. Fatalities from covert 19 closing in on 400,000 here in the United States. Here's ABC struck Sivertsen total coronavirus deaths in the U. S air now more than 391,000 says Johns Hopkins University States report 244,000 cases 127,000 covert hospital patients and over 3600 new virus deaths. Frei A according to the covert tracking project. The seven day average for tests is at a record high, encouraging news. The seven day averages for cases are declining and all four regions and looks like world why the death toll from covert 19 now over two million businesses continuing to get the debate for the best ways to get an entire workforce vaccinated against Cove. It should companies make a covert vaccine mandatory for workers. Half of the people who wait in said Yes. Do you make it mandatory? Jesse Helms. Full of linked in says in that company's survey of users on the question, 40% said, no financial incentives like the one offered by dollar general to its employees might be an answer The balance years to provide the incentives that are incorrect going to encourage them to do the right thing in the name of science for public health well, also allowing them to feel that they are making the decision Steve Case and CBS News one mayor in southeastern Massachusetts, voicing his displeasure with the location's being selected for vaccinations. Across the state. If you take a look at the States map detail in the locations of those vaccination sites, you'll notice. None are located in Bristol, Plymouth and possible counties that possibly big when there are somewhere between 15 and 20 and other parts of the state with a cluster of the Boston and the closest one to hear being Colette Stadium. That's New Bedford Mayor John Mitchell, who tweeted a picture of that Matt Friday morning, calling out state officials who quote wonder why folks in southeastern mass complain about being an afterthought on Beacon Hill, more equitable treatment of both selfish, a massive Shape the way the state is going about this vaccination program Right now, A total of 13 sites are up and running across the state, with officials on the.

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"jesse helms" Discussed on WBAP 820AM

WBAP 820AM

02:26 min | 2 years ago

"jesse helms" Discussed on WBAP 820AM

"And would you be a P com from folks? Turns of him. Yes, great e mails here this morning on what Republicans have to do at this point. After you know you have what looks like a moment, um for Democrats if they win both the seats in Georgia. And control all three. You know faces of the government, then? That's momentum had been that long ago since it you know, the Democrats were in charge of the Senate. I mean it. You know, just several years ago, they ran the Senate. Under, um Guess Barack Obama, the 2015 to 2017. Um Or I'm sorry 2013 to 20 1513th said that they they they owned You know, so it had been that long ago since the city was controlled by Democrats. Right, And and so it's it's you know, it's I guess it's a cycle. I don't know. But the nation has survived it. Several times so You know? This time is different for summaries of this time is different. There's people that have been elected and have come to the forefront of the country that shouldn't even be allowed in the country. And that's the squad and the Bernie Sanders and, uh they shouldn't even be allowed to serve anything. We think that that's been said before. I'm sure but to this This degree from May know. I'm pretty sure I had relatives say that about Ted Kennedy. Is that right? Yes, Socialist yet. I'm pretty sure that I did. Wow, I'm pretty sure that for decades we've been saying that you know who could live body person. I'm pretty sure that there are liberals who looked at Jesse Helms and strong Thurman had said. They shouldn't be allowed to be elected. Mm hmm. So Yeah. I mean, I think it happens. Jason's in here on morning news. Would you be a piece of Brian's completely off the reservation of being nice Republicans do not have a backbone to do not fight for anything. I think what I said Jason was that I think candidates for the Republican Party have to be steadfast, principled. If you want to use the word backbone, That's what they have to be. But.

Bill Could Increase Age To Buy Tobacco And Vaping Products

America in the Morning

01:27 min | 3 years ago

Bill Could Increase Age To Buy Tobacco And Vaping Products

"Have before the US Senate a bill which would raise the legal age for the use of tobacco products to twenty one sponsored by of all people Republican senator Mitch McConnell of Kentucky the democratic senator Tim Kaine of Virginia two of the major tobacco producing states and I want to talk about that another thing with our guests Scott Balan he has a a health policy consultant to the surprise you that senators from two major tobacco producing states are behind this well it does and it does a lot of work in this area for many many years and hope against Mitch McConnell and other tobacco state senators going back to Jesse Helms and and the crowd the environment has changed significantly tobacco was not as profitable in those days even with the tobacco growers tobacco growers who want actually worked with support some of these things because they told me years ago they didn't want their kids to smoking either people of sort of gravitated around this during one years of of cereal and used by view there's very little opposition to it therefore includes stricken that'll companies to traditional ones a lot of the vaping companies are out there the general public to public health organizations so there's a great deal of support for it and I think that are you will get past at some point maybe not this year but maybe next

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Tim Scott announces opposition to controversial judicial nominee

All Things Considered

03:10 min | 4 years ago

Tim Scott announces opposition to controversial judicial nominee

"Republican Tim Scott says he will vote to block when a President Trump's picks for the federal bench. Democrats and activists say Thomas far was engaged in voter suppression of African Americans they have aggressively opposed his nomination to be district judge in North Carolina. Scott's opposition is a blow to Republicans who have made it a priority to approve Trump's judicial nominees. NPR? Congressional reporter Kelsey Snell is following all this from Capitol Hill, and Kelsey is it this issue of alleged voter suppression. That is informing Senator Scott's position it certainly appears that way. And Scott says that it is the thing that has been driving him. So for some context far has been accused by opponents of working to undermine voting rights for African American citizens. The issue Scott sites specifically goes back to FARs work on multiple campaigns for former North Carolina. Senator Jesse Helms Helms, a Republican was accused of using a program called ballot security to intimidate black voters, Scott he said he made up his mind after reviewing a nineteen Ninety-one department of Justice memo that detailed FARs work on that program. Scott also told reporters yesterday that he was reviewing that very memo in the middle of a procedural vote on the nomination for far. And this isn't the only time far has been accused of working to suppress African American votes. His opponents also point to a law far back that the courts have called the most aggressive Atari most restrictive voting law in North Carolina has seen since the era of Jim crow. Well know, what does this mean for FARs nomination? Is there any way his nomination can advance? Now that Senator Scott is saying he's going to vote. No, well, it effectively ends the nomination for this year. Arizona Senator Jeff flake told reporters today that he has serious concerns about far and he would vote against a final confirmation. Meaning that there wouldn't be enough Republican votes. Even if vice president Pence tried to come in and break a tie. What's really interesting here about flake is that he's already voting against President Trump's nominees is a kind of protest. So he's been trying to force Republican leaders to allow a vote on a Bill to protect special counsel. Rob sorry, special counsel, Robert Muller. And so he was already going to vote against the nomination. He's saying now, though, he has many reasons to oppose far. Okay. So even though the Muller nomination is unrelated this using leverage crazy things about congress things kind of blend together, though, Trump could renominate far next year when there will be more Republicans in the Senate, although he may still not get a vote in his favor from Senator Scott because Scott, again, also a Republican has opposed his one of his nominees before. Oh, yeah. An earlier this summer Scott told Senate Republicans that he would oppose another nominee. Ryan bounds who is up for a circuit court position. But that nomination was withdrawn before Scott could ever wind up voting against him. Now, he said for days that he was undecided about foreign particular. So there were people who thought that maybe Scott. Was gettable. But this is a pretty significant blow for Trump, and there are many many more nominees to come. So it's possible that they could rebound from this and Republicans could still continue down their path of approving many, many judges Kelsey Snell reporting from Capitol

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