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 Man killed in shooting involving police near UK royal palace

AP News Radio

00:42 sec | Last month

Man killed in shooting involving police near UK royal palace

"British British police police say say a a man man was was shot shot dead dead during during a a confrontation confrontation with with officers officers near near that that Kensington Kensington palace palace royal royal residence residence on on Saturday Saturday the the Metropolitan Metropolitan Police Police force force says says officers officers were were called called to to the the wealthy wealthy area area of of London London after after reports reports that that a a man man with with a a gun gun had had entered entered a a bank bank and and bookmakers bookmakers then then fled fled in in a a vehicle vehicle which which they they stopped stopped on on palace palace gate gate road road police police say say shots shots were were fired fired at at a a man man sustained sustained gunshot gunshot wounds wounds he he was was pronounced pronounced dead dead at at the the scene scene and and the the incident incident is is not not being being treated treated as as terrorism terrorism Kensington Kensington palace palace is is the the official official London London residence residence of of prince prince William William his his wife wife Kate Kate and and their their three three children children it it is is also also home home to to several several other other members members of of the the royal royal family family I'm I'm Julie Julie Walker Walker British British police police say say a a man man was was shot shot dead dead during during a a confrontation confrontation with with officers officers near near that that Kensington Kensington palace palace royal royal residence residence on on Saturday Saturday the the Metropolitan Metropolitan Police Police force force says says officers officers were were called called to to the the wealthy wealthy area area of of London London after after reports reports that that a a man man with with a a gun gun had had entered entered a a bank bank and and bookmakers bookmakers then then fled fled in in a a vehicle vehicle which which they they stopped stopped on on palace palace gate gate road road police police say say shots shots were were fired fired at at a a man man sustained sustained gunshot gunshot wounds wounds he he was was pronounced pronounced dead dead at at the the scene scene and and the the incident incident is is not not being being treated treated as as terrorism terrorism Kensington Kensington palace palace is is the the official official London London residence residence of of prince prince William William his his wife wife Kate Kate and and their their three three children children it it is is also also home home to to several several other other members members of of the the royal royal family family I'm I'm Julie Julie

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Kissinger and Cheney Are a Disgrace to the Republican Party

The Charlie Kirk Show

01:33 min | 6 months ago

Kissinger and Cheney Are a Disgrace to the Republican Party

"This is happening right now in washington dc. Where you adam. Kim zinger and liz cheney to people who call themselves republicans and democrats going through a saab session around the events of january. Six adam goes from laughing to crying like that cut thirty. Adam kensington crying and sobbing saying democracies are not defined by our bad days. It's how we have accountability for those bad days. Okay adam before. I play this tape. Can we have accountability. As to why. Nancy pelosi didn't have the capital of police prepared. Can we have accountability as to. Who killed ashley babbitt. So i think we know what about the accountability for that atom kinzler atom in the hebrew scriptures means man and what a disgrace to that name. Adam can zinger is play tape because all talk about the effects you have to deal with and you know you talk about the impact of that day one. You guys held democracies are not defined by our bad days. we're defined by how we come back from baghdad days how we take accountability for that

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Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Self-Isolating After COVID-19 Contact

AP News Radio

00:42 sec | 7 months ago

Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton, Self-Isolating After COVID-19 Contact

"Britain's royal palace says the Duchess of Cambridge is soulful isolating off to a contact tested positive for the coronavirus okay to be due to attend events with her husband prince William celebrating the seventy third birthday of Britain's National Health Service but the couple's Kensington palace office says the Duchess is sellable isolating up home off to coming into contact last week with someone who subsequently tested positive for coke with nineteen the palace says Kate does not have any symptoms of the virus both Kate and William receive first does his off the vaccine in may I'm Charles that that's my

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Princes William, Harry Unveil Princess Diana's Statue

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | 7 months ago

Princes William, Harry Unveil Princess Diana's Statue

"Prince William and Harry have unveiled a statue of their mother princess Diana on what would have been his sixtieth birthday in the small and brief ceremony at London's Kensington palace Diana's family joined the two brothers for the ceremony at the palaces sunken garden a place in which a princess once found solace it was the first time the brothers have appeared in public together since the funeral of the grandfather prince Philip the brothers later issued a joint statement in which they describe their mothers the strength and character as qualities that made her a force for good around the world every day we wish she was still with us and our hope is that the statue will be seen forever as a symbol of her life and her legacy they said there is shockingly London

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Princes William, Harry unveil Princess Diana's statue

Charlie Parker

00:18 sec | 7 months ago

Princes William, Harry unveil Princess Diana's statue

"The late Princess Diana is getting her own statue at Kensington Palace today would have been the 60th birthday of the Princess of Wales who died in 1997. The BBC says her sons, Prince William and Prince Harry, will unveil the statue today at the royal residence in London. Will be the brothers first appearance together since Prince Philip's funeral in

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Unpacking This Year's Sovereign Grant Report

The HeirPod

01:53 min | 7 months ago

Unpacking This Year's Sovereign Grant Report

"Just how much does the monarch receive and where does income come from now over here. The queen is given a single payment each year by the british government. That's called the sovereign grant this year. That number came in at a whopping eighty five point nine million pounds that is one hundred and nineteen point nine million dollars at the current going rates or the equivalent of one pound twenty nine. Oh one dollars. Eighty per person in the uk. Because i the reason. I include this. Statistic is the sovereign grand is made up of taxpayer contributions as well as surplus revenue from the crown estate. The crown estate being the portfolio of land owned by the monarch. This is something that dates back to. You think the seventeen hundreds. It's a sort of prophecy. Business owned by the queen is run independently but it includes areas in london such as regent street and very famous line of shops in central london. And the ascot racecourse which we know. The queen is a huge fan of so it kind of makes the queen. One of the biggest prophecy magnates in the country so fifteen to twenty five percent of the prophets from the crown estates goes back into the sovereign grant and is paid to the queen and not money will then fund the royal activities engagements duties for her majesty as well as paying for the upkeep of the occupied royal palaces that's buckingham palace james's palace kensington palace windsor castle and the royal mews enroll products at hampton

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Ever Wonder How the Queen Makes Her Money?

The HeirPod

01:59 min | 7 months ago

Ever Wonder How the Queen Makes Her Money?

"Just how much does the monarch receive and where does income come from now over here. The queen is given a single payment each year by the british government. That's called the sovereign grant this year. That number came in at a whopping eighty five point nine million pounds that is one hundred and nineteen point nine million dollars at the current going rates or the equivalent of one pound twenty nine. Oh one dollars. Eighty per person in the uk. Because i the reason. I include this. Statistic is the sovereign grand is made up of taxpayer contributions as well as surplus revenue from the crown estate. The crown estate being the portfolio of land owned by the monarch. This is something that dates back to. You think the seventeen hundreds. It's a sort of prophecy. Business owned by the queen is run independently but it includes areas in london such as regent street and very famous line of shops in central london. And the ascot racecourse which we know. The queen is a huge fan of so it kind of makes the queen. One of the biggest prophecy magnates in the country so fifteen to twenty five percent of the prophets from the crown estates goes back into the sovereign grant and is paid to the queen and not money will then fund the royal activities engagements duties for her majesty as well as paying for the upkeep of the occupied royal palaces that's buckingham palace james's palace kensington palace windsor castle and the royal mews enroll products at hampton court. Which as its name would suggest. As many of queen's

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Duchess of Cambridge 'Hugely Grateful' for 1st Vaccine Dose

AP News Radio

00:48 sec | 8 months ago

Duchess of Cambridge 'Hugely Grateful' for 1st Vaccine Dose

"The Duchess of Cambridge has received her first dose of a covert nineteen vaccine as Britain extends its inflation program to younger people Kate the thirty nine year old wife of prince William receive a shot at London's science museum a mass vaccination center near the couple's home at Kensington palace according to a photo posted on the Twitter feed she got backs needed a few weeks after husband Britain this week extended its cove in nineteen oxidation program to everyone over the age of thirty the program has been gradually expanded to progressively younger age groups since it began in early December and more than seventy percent of adults have already received at least one does other members of the royal family including Queen Elizabeth the second and prince Charles have publicized their backs in appointments take courage people to get shots Sir shockingly London

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Philadelphia's Skid Row: Video shows city's homeless crisis with dozens camped around trash bin fire

Philadelphia's Morning Answer

01:06 min | 11 months ago

Philadelphia's Skid Row: Video shows city's homeless crisis with dozens camped around trash bin fire

"Is a god awful story. In the daily Mail. know, Daily Mail international publication. It is grotesque. It just came out yesterday afternoon. About Kensington. I don't know if you saw it. I think I retweeted it if I didn't go out there and put it out of the Kensington has never been exactly a chamber of commerce highlight for Philadelphia, but Daily Mail had a headline about Kensington, specifically Skid Row and live video of them just driving down. I don't know if it was Kensington have. I'm not sure where the actual footage was taken ill have to look, but it was it. When I tell you, it looked like a third world country. It was the people just Just homelessness and depravity lining the streets. People doing drugs just right out in the open. It it honest to God. It looked like something you'd see in there. Well, No, I was about to say Haiti, but that's disrespectful. The Haitians They're not drug addled.

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How Being Yourself Makes You a Better Leader with author Minter Dial

Marketing Today with Alan Hart

06:01 min | 1 year ago

How Being Yourself Makes You a Better Leader with author Minter Dial

"I want. say congrats on your latest book. You lead how being yourself makes you a better leader. What was the motivation for this book. So just like in the same idea. Be yourself how do you do that. And how much of you should you bring into work. We talk about authenticity transparency. But is it about being radically transparent. Radically empathic and radically you totally you. So that was the question. Mark ahead in my mind as i launched intas but actually i started writing this book in two thousand and fourteen and at the time i wanted to be like the book of my life like everything full out work personal and everything in between and it took me a long time to Stu and come up with this line which is hopefully to change the way we lead a not just in business but ourselves because in the end of the day. If there's is huge lack of engagement oversee the previously to books haven't exactly figure that out and then to understand how we can bring more of ourselves feel engaged fulfilled and up bullshitting ourselves at work. Which hopefully has knock on effective leading everybody else to want to be with you. Yeah i mean. Starting in two dozen fourteen. Roughly six years was their their moment where it accelerated for. You does seem like a long time. But i know other books. People have written not you but other people could take ten years fifteen years sometimes so. I'm just curious if there is an unlock moment for you. Well it's great. You know like those more academic papers need lottery such things like that. No this was the actually. The thing that happened here was sort of blocking moments Blocking tackle i had. I went off to croatia. At thirty thousand words. I was like all excited came back wife about it. I've really got a big slug of all of us. Had something happened. And i had actually three big loud bazooka moment blocking me or changing the course of my direction which included a call from the television station. Pbs saying hey mental. Your story so great. Let's put on television and clearly. That wasn't part of what i was thinking and and i'm busy doing something else. Meaning internet this actually takes preference so i then put on hold when off that one and then a friend of mine killed himself and that kind of took on another path and then so i've had these different things that have happened anyway. I would say that the walk. In kensington park with a friend of mine who had been published kogan page was the catalyst to getting contact with them and they said awesome. Great idea really. Love it and next thing you know. I had a publisher and that happened of course before the old pandemic started. We'll let's get into started down this path. And i stopped you apologised for the rabbit hole but i wanna to talk about what you mean by you lead. You talked about authenticity radically being yourself. Tell us a little bit more about what you mean by. You lied so i. I generally feel that everybody has leadership potential and but a lot of times. You sort of like won't take away the responsibility and this listen to orders. And i feel like if there's such disengagement at work something is not happening so the of initial premise. Is you lead you and you need to be master of you. Which essentially means at its heart getting to know who you are and what matters to you and so often we go through life. Allan where we're doing what we're supposed to do getting the title on the business card getting extrinsic ideas doing following in my father's footsteps or not as man whatever and we're not actually in touch with ourselves and this is a particular challenge when you're successful often mail. You just think that this is the thing and so the one. I'm trying to really griffin to is to be in check with who we are as an individual and then once we have that established we get rid of some of the chips in the shoulders. Were more cognizant when we're being emotional and irascible and disagreeable and and potentially more vulnerable and then we can definitely model a behavior that the rest of the team might follow through with got it and i mean those sound like great things to do like just a better know myself to be more aware of my own tics and talks. Yeah why is this important for leaders. Do you think well on one hand. My feeling is that leadership is still wonky. If not a terribly wrong and the other hand i think that is much as some people want to be authentic. It's they're not sure what they're being authentic about and why they're doing it so very quickly you can be put off the course you can be doing something because you think it's good to do because it's like there's the narrative being sustainable development is great. Let's do it but there's no real hook anchor back into who you are as we end up doing so many things because it's good to do. Oh that sounds like a really smart idea let's do that and by justifying rationalizing all these smart ideas. We actually ended up frustrating ourselves. Because we're going to not get to want to get too so i feel like the issue is. We've all been to university a lot of us or you know educated and were reading even if you haven't gone university it's fine but with intellectual curiosity we we kind of think we know ourselves because we have that arrogance may be pretension says i want of course i know myself. I'm fifty six allen. God dammit you crack question me on who i am but i think we have this sort of absolute ability gloss over the details. I'm an executive powerful. And i'm excited. I'm confident on curious. I'd fine but that kind of describes everybody at some level to sort of leggings generic concepts that you want to project but who are you deeply inside and if you're excited about sustainable development can you not attach it to something that's more relevant to you for example or hopefully i'll have one day grandkids. Well i'd like for them to live in an environment where okay well. That's at least a more personal hook as opposed to the intellectual size that it was going to help our customers think that we're better people.

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Anti-Trump Republican Adam Kinzinger accepts his fate, whatever it is

The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

00:25 sec | 1 year ago

Anti-Trump Republican Adam Kinzinger accepts his fate, whatever it is

"Carson adam kensington. Who's an air national guard. Pilot was one of ten republicans who voted to impeach donald trump in the house. Representatives asked if he was worried about how that vote will affect his political career. Congressman can zinger quoted a line from the hbo world war two series band of brothers when he said the only hope. You have to accept the fact that you're already dead

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Michelin House

London’s Best Office Spaces – The Links Between London’s Past and the Modern World

00:36 sec | 1 year ago

Michelin House

"The essential michelin house sits on fulham road in kensington and its history is as colorful as facade. It was built in nine hundred eleven and was the first permanent uk headquarters and data of the mitchell tire company designed by one of michigan's employees. The striking building has three large stained glass windows. Based on mitchell advertisements of the era all featuring the mitchell man also bibendum

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Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Trump was delighted when rioters broke into Washington, DC's Capitol building

Bloomberg Radio New York - Recording Feed

00:51 sec | 1 year ago

Rep. Adam Kinzinger says Trump was delighted when rioters broke into Washington, DC's Capitol building

"There are more calls for president trump. To step down and alaska. Lawmaker is now the first gop senator to call for president trump to resign immediately. Lisa murkowski says if the republican party can't separate itself from trump. She isn't certain she has a future with the party. She spoke friday from her capital office. Steps away from where trump supporters got into the senate chambers on wednesday gop congressman adam kensington. Also backs removing trump. Saying he wants to see the twenty fifth amendment invoked. Senator ben sasse says president trump was apparently pleased when his supporters turned out in force at the us capitol on wednesday an interview with conservative talk show host sas cited senior white house officials as telling him trump was quote delighted. That rioters were breaking into the capitol building.

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What Biden's America could look like

The Economist: Editor's Picks

11:22 min | 1 year ago

What Biden's America could look like

"In much of the world and nowhere more. So than among america's allies joe biden's victory has come as a great relief under his presidency. There will be no more bullying and threats to leave. Nato america will stop treating the european union as a photo on trade or its own forces stationed in south korea as a protection racket in place of donald. Trump's wrecking bowl. Mr biden will offer an outstretched hand working over simply on global crises. From kuroda to climate change under mr trump america's favorability ratings in many allied countries sank to new lows. Mr biden promises to make america a beacon again a champion of lofty values and the defender of human rights leading as he puts it in his acceptance speech not only by the example of our pa but by the power of our example allies are central to mr biden's vision he rightly sees them as a multiplier of american influence tuning a country with a quarter of global. Gdp into a force with more than double that he is also a multilateral by instinct on his first day in office he will rejoin the paris agreement on climate change which america formerly left on november the fourth unlike mr trump. He believes it is better to lead the world health organization than to leave it. He will reinvigorate arms control a priority being to ensure order new. Start the last remaining. Nuclear pact with russia is extended beyond february the fifth he would like to rejoin the nuclear deal with iran that mr trump dumped if he can persuade the iranians to go back into compliance inevitably. America's friends have a long list of things they hope it will do as it reimburses global leadership the demand stretch from places and organizations. Mr trump has abused such as the un and allies like germany. Two parts of the world. He has ignored such as much of africa. And it will not be smooth traveling not all countries in our style jake for a return to obama era politics when america lead from behind and blood. It's red lines. Several countries on nato's front line with russia like the way defenses. Have been beefed up under mr trump and asian allies like how mr trump has confronted. China talked a free and open indo pacific and worked on the cloud with australia india and japan. Mr biden needs to prove that he will not turn soft. His priorities will be to quell virus and improve the economy on both counts. He can count on little support and much pushback. If the senate is under republican control as is likely such troubles at home have probably also exacerbated. The country's reluctance to take on more foreign burdens. Who can be sure that world-weary jacksonians will come galloping. Back in twenty twenty four. Perhaps even with mr trump in the saddle so rather than pile demand upon needed demand. America's allies should go out of their way to show that they have learned to pull their weight. Nato partners for example should not relax defense spending just because mr trump is no longer bullying them. Germany should pay heed to french. Average to build european defense capacity. there is scope to do so without undermining nato europeans could lend a big hand to france in these suheil in asia. The quad could keep deepening naval and other cooperation. Japan and south korea should restrain their feuding taiwan or to make a more serious contribution to its own defense. I should also work with america to repair the international order. They can support efforts to resist chinese or russian rule. Bending many countries will want to join mr biden's efforts at concerted carbon cutting mr biden will face a world full of problems but he will also start with strengths. Thanks to mr trump. He has sanctions on adversaries including iran and venezuela that he can use as chips and among friends he can seek to convert relief at renewed american engagement into stronger. Burden-sharing is allies would be wise to answer that call with enthusiasm. Finally how princess diana shaped british politics netflix's flagship series. The crown has done a fine job of telling the story of postwar britain through the prism of the monarchy. The previous series nephew is in the mid nineteen seventies mired in the miners strike and the three day week new one which began streaming on november fifteenth. Introduces us to two women. Who were destined to change the country in profound ways margaret thatcher and lady diana spencer lady thatcher made it clear from the first but she was in the business of changing the nation. They design a spencer was a bird of a very different feather. Shy girl who had failed all her o levels twice and had no interest in politics she was brought onto the national stage for the soaker of producing mail as to the throne yet. The country is still living with her political legacy as surely as it is with lady. Thatcher's princess diana's genius was to mix two of the most profound forces of modern politics emotion and anti elitism into a powerful populist cocktail. She was one of the modern masters of the politics of emotion. Feeling the people's pain just as they felt hers. She repeatedly outmaneuvered prince. Charles during long war of the wales's because she was willing to bare her soul in public interview with martin bashir of the bbc in november. Nineteen ninety-five is now the focus of controversy as her brother earl. Spencer claims that it was obtained under false pretenses using forged documents. Whatever the reason for it. The interview was a masterclass in emotional manipulation at one pivotal moment. Princess diana acknowledged that she would never be queen but hope that she would be queen of people's hearts. The princess used her mastery of the politics of feeling to turn himself into a champion of the people against the powerful. The people's princess in tony blair's raise she patronized charities that helped marginalized folks such as hiv patients and kept company with pop stars and celebrities rather than with the usual royal wax. Books the most memorable music at her funeral was not an historic him. But a song by elton john adapted for herbert originally written about another icon. Turn victim marilyn monroe. Anti elitism was directed. Not at the monarchy's wells. She happily lived in kensington palace and received a seventeen million pound. That's twenty three million dollar divorce. Settlement plus four hundred thousand pounds a year but added stunted emotional state the traditional deal to which royal side allow them to behave as they liked in crowded kings have almost always had mistresses because they marry her reasons of dynasty not compatibility so long as they behaved with decorum in public princess. Diana regarded this humbug. She succeeded in reconciling the most. Jarring of opposites despite being a top tier aristocrat. Her family the spencers. Look down on the windsors this german carpetbaggers. She was universally known as die. Her death in a car crash won her a spectacular posthumous victory against the royal court. It produced the greatest burst public lack remission. Britain has ever seen and led to widespread demands that the royal should display more emotion. As if the damn cheek could replace the stiff upper lip as the definition of britishness. What would really do the monarchy. Good show that they had grasped the lesson of diana's popularity and editorial in the independent thundered would be for the queen and the prince of wales to breakdown cry and hug one another on the steps of the abbey this saturday. Cincinnati death emotional. Populism has threaded through politics. Tony blair presented himself as the people's prime minister. He championed cool. Britannia surrounded himself with popstars and urged his staff to call me. Tony the next conservative prime minister call me. Dave cameron a distant relation of princess. Diana's adopted this combination of compassion signaling. Hugging hoodies is instead of cracking down on juvenile delinquents and studied informality relaxing and kitchen suppers replacing previous. Tory premier stiffness. Both men were responsible to that emotional. Populism interfere with the affairs of state domestic and foreign policy choices continued to be conducted according to the dictates of reason evidence brexit tears. By contrast follow the diana's script they appeal to the heart rather than the had to win their arguments. They used feelings of patriotism and resentment rather than facts about trade flows. They denounced the elites for trying to straight the wisdom of the people in much the same way as diana files denounce the palace for ignoring the people's emotions lay turned on the nation's core institutions. Parliament the civil service the supreme court when they suspected attempts to frustrate their wishes they succeeded in defeating the establishment in much the same way as princess diana had by claiming to stand for emotion rather than reason and the people rather than the elite alexander. Boris federal johnson has reconciled the opposites. He embodies justice. She did a card carrying member of the metropolitan elite. He has managed to sell himself as a man of the people as she was die. So he is. Boris the first series of the crown shows a young queen. Elizabeth studying water badgett's english constitution under the guidance of henry. Martin the vice provost of eton who kept a pet raven in a cage and address the on crisis gentlemen budgets. Great work distinguishes between the dignified branch of the constitution. The monarchy and the efficient branch elected politicians implicit in that distinction is badges perception. That emotions pose a dangerous threat to the proper conduct of politics. The monarchy provides a controlled lead for them thus enabling responsible people to get on with the difficult task of running the country by using people's feelings as the fuel for her astonishing career princess. Diana broke that safety valve britain will be living with the consequences of the emotional populism that she helped to release for years to come.

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Sola Developments with Amazon Alexa

Voice in Canada

01:41 min | 1 year ago

Sola Developments with Amazon Alexa

"Those of you that live in Calgary. I've got a little bit of news for you kind of interesting here particularly. If you are in the market for a new place to live so long Gallery. There is an area of town. I don't live in Calgary. So you calgarians can can tell me more about this but there's an area called Kensington and there's a company called so long and they are creating 172 unit 9 story project in this area. And it is being a called one of the most technologically advanced down payments that we have seen and what's very interesting. Of course relevant to us is that they're the first developer in Canada that Amazon has chosen to partner with them. And this is very very interesting because one of the features for all of the units is of course a smart home. Which offers Safety and Security along with Amazon Lexi and this can control everything in the home. It's built in music news weather Etc answering your door for parcel deliveries. Apparently, these are going to have the fastest internet connection in western Canada up to 15 times faster than found in other homes. So this is going to be pretty technologically advanced and what's interesting is that you can customize your units and you can do the whole thing online through Shopify. So we're staying home if you're in that area and you want to check it out you can always go to Seoul Calgary, s o l a c a l g a r y. And if you

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Activists On How To Sustain Movement Against Police Brutality

The Takeaway

08:04 min | 1 year ago

Activists On How To Sustain Movement Against Police Brutality

"Cove in 19 crisis has not just been a health crisis. It's been an economic crisis to and as economic crises arise, so it is unemployment and homelessness. In the years following the 2008 economic collapse, major cities saw a dramatic rise in the number of people experiencing homelessness. And now amid the Koven 19 pandemic, we're seeing a rising rate of addictions, according to the eviction lab in 17 cities that they tracked there have been more than 53,000 eviction since the pandemic began. Results, not just homeless men on the street, but Children living in shelters, families living in their cars and Wal Mart parking lots. People crowding into friends or relatives shared rooms this period of time since the Koven 19 pandemic hasn't just exacerbated the problem. It's also Given rise to a kind of grassroots activism against it. Earlier this year amid the national uprisings for racial justice against police brutality, anti homelessness activists have been playing an increasingly public role. In cities like Minneapolis in Philadelphia, activists have established homeless encampments and protected them from law enforcement sweeps that displaced the camps. I'm joined now by Will James, reporter with Can k X public radio in Washington and host of the Outsiders podcast about homelessness in Olympia. Great to have you here? Well, yeah. Hey, Matt, thanks and were also on the line with Anna or so a reporter with the Philadelphia Inquirer who has been reporting on a homeless encampment slash protest in center city, Philadelphia. Anna. Thanks for joining us. Hey, thanks for having me your welcome. So, guys, let's start with you. Will you've been following the homes this crisis throughout the West Coast? Can you just give us a picture to start of what This crisis looked like before the pandemic. It Yeah. So, you know, just take Washington State, for example. You know, we have an estimated 21,000 people who are homeless in Washington state. And on the West Coast. What kind of distinguishes the West Coast from the East Coast when it comes to homeless is thie proportion of people who are homeless who are living outside who are unsheltered who are living in tents in the woods and on the sides of highways? By some accounts, you know all the numbers and homelessness are a little bit shaky, very hard to get a solid number on them. But as many as two thirds of people who are unsheltered and homeless in the United States live in California, Oregon and Washington, so homelessness has been very visible crisis impossible to ignore in the West Coast, vast encampments of people living in city downtown's and in parks and before a coven 19 homelessness was the front and center issue. In so many West Coast cities. He was getting a lot of attention. There was a ton of advocacy it was, you know, in every City Council meeting every county council meeting now homelessness is one of many emergencies that states and cities and counties they're dealing with. And so We're seeing advocates fighting for attention for this issue in a way that that really hasn't been necessary in past years. How are they fighting for attention House out? What does that look like? It looks like kind of trying to use the media show up at City Council meetings and government meetings and just kind of reminding people in power that Even though there are so many crises that we're dealing with right now, this homelessness emergency hasn't gone away. In fact, much of the West Coast, many of the cities on the West Coast were in an official state of emergency around homelessness before this began, and so cove in 19 is actually you know, a state of emergency on top of a state of emergency in many of these cities. Well, Ana tell us what's going on in Philly. There have been a couple of homeless encampments around for months. But they apparently double is protest movements. Right? Can you explain a bit about what these look like? And what they're like? Yeah, you know, for Philadelphia. It's sort of a new and unique structure. We have had encampments of homeless folks for several years now that I have grown in size and in prominence, and the city has, you know, swept them cleared them out, and then people scatter and eventually re gather somewhere else. Now in the past couple of years, they've really been concentrated in the city's Kensington neighborhood. Which is a couple of miles away from center city, and from where you know, media and politicians sort of do their everyday work. Now the largest encampment of homeless folks, which was organized in June by affordable housing advocates, is on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, which is a very prominent space sort of in the middle of the city. It's where the famous art museum is located. It's surrounded by luxury condos. And it's really in a place that is impossible to ignore. And so we now have this interesting confluence of the racial justice movement mixed with the movement for affordable housing for people living in homelessness. And so it's presenting the city with this really new and interesting challenge because they just can't handle This encampment like they have others in the past. Are they making a connection between racial justice, the black lives matter, Movements and homeless activism. Are they making a connection there? Very much so thie Encampment was established two weeks into You know the racial justice protests here in Philadelphia, and it was immediately tied to black lives matter. The activists connect the criminal justice system and policing systems. With poverty and homelessness. There are a lot of black men and women who are living in this homeless encampment who have been in and out of the sister criminal justice system almost all of their lives and The organizers of this encampment are saying, Look, this is all connected. If we reform our policing systems to stop just proportionately impacting black people in Philadelphia, we can make a you know a real change in what poverty and homelessness looks like in this city if we can get people into housing, rather than putting them in temporary shelters or sending them back out onto the streets where, whereas the activists say Homelessness could be criminalized in a variety of ways. Whether that's folks being charged for substance used public drunk in this, the like these systems really are sort of inextricably linked. And how is the city handling this? Are they allowing this homeless encampment to just stay in the center of town? I understand is also a a second one near the Philadelphia Housing Authority's office. I imagine these folks can't stay living there and intense and whatnot for then, you know, indefinitely. Yeah. You know, it's been interesting. The city has given several eviction notices A TTE this point for both encampments. You're right. There is a smaller encampment in north Philadelphia outside. The Housing Authority, which runs public housing in the city. But so far the people living there, and the activists running these encampments have resisted thes eviction notices in a variety of ways. A couple months ago, there was a federal lawsuit filed on behalf of the encampment. Residents, claiming their first Amendment right to protest was was being violated. And several weeks ago, the city put out a final eviction notice and Went, outreach workers and police showed up early one morning. At seven o'clock. There were dozens of activists who had gathered to defend the camps with sticks, boogie boards, makeshift shields, and it just was very clear that That a sweep of the encampment was going to be really ugly on DH. There was a ton of media there Tio to capture what occur so outreach workers and police sort of stepped back and No eviction has taken place yet. You know the city and the activists are are still sort of negotiating. Will

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As Second Wave of Virus Builds, U.K. Enters New Testing Crisis

The Leader

04:34 min | 1 year ago

As Second Wave of Virus Builds, U.K. Enters New Testing Crisis

"It's imperative that people who fear they have covered symptoms are able to be checked as quickly as possible. In the absence of a vaccine. That's the only effective way to stop infections spreading the prime minister says that schools shouldn't send whole classes or people bubbles home and said child has had a positive test but tower enough come this work. If there's nowhere for them to be tested, it's a shambles. The principal cause of this mess is, of course, organizational and administrative failure by the government on those tasked with delivering the system. But what's not helping either is the lack of clear consistent messaging from ministers. The prospect of a second national lockdown, which must be avoided if possible was being quashed today by ministers but if London and the country as a whole is to overcome the current spike and infections. Prevent further restrictions the government from the prime minister down must end the testing chaos and get a grip of its message to. A reporter Rachel Buffet spent the last couple of days researching this and she's with me now, Rachel. You tried them all every borough in the city. What happened say yesterday we spent about five hours. Trying to book a test everywhere in London. Using, residential postcard for each. And there was none available anywhere. We went. He'd be redirected yesterday to tests outside of London. It was simply not debatable check back later. Still. Not Test available. At again, this morning as well. Yeah. Again, this morning that was. Sort of eighteen available for a walk in center in Kensington. But again, when we tried to book that that was it the slots for booking she came up and this really is just exposing how difficult this crisis is particularly as we have a situation where you know the prime minister has said. CHILDREN SHOULDN'T! Be! Taken off out school Unless their entire bubble is a task but now parents get a test you spoke to apparent in to what kind of trouble will they heaven? Yes. But I quasi parents A couple of in story know they had to go huge round trip is three hours to EPSOM. Paradise boats you had today at just to get a test and they were you know saying alarms midnight waking up refreshing the government page days. Together, test others we spoke to would actually just. Pay For private tests which cost over one hundred pounds just so they can get their kids but to school and they don't have to sell vice sleep two weeks and I think the thing is as well. You know kids especially young kids they get a little time and you know the constantly got colds and coughs and things like that So love tests you know people have that tested negative, but they can't risk it and they have stated time of work on. which has a huge impact on incomes well, for low people this just it's just a huge disparity across the UK as well. So you know we try to protests in Scotland putting in Scottish codes on his ones available immediately go get one in half an hour until of Aberdeen Dundee. That's all fine. But trying to get one in London is just impossible and is there anything being done about it? I hear them might be a new rationing system in place yes and that`ll Be Announced today that there's going to be rationing system where he workers teaches HSA workers camera because. They will get priority protests which can only be a good thing but. There are so many key wikus, huge amounts, people, h HFS and teaching schools, and there are so many patients covid while Kiwi status the the still going to be a huge number of people needing tests all the time. especially. Love Them. We'll have children who come home be on Ben their whole house openly tests. I mean, hopefully it will help but. Donate. So what was the health saying about? All this Donald tells the saying you know they're adding tests all the time they go team hundred, thousand tests day. But when he speak to actual people. There's no one I spoke to. The said Yep was able to just go and get a test. It was so easy in the last two weeks I mean full children stopped back at school. Yes. It was easy to get test but now the children's died back at school it's just very, very difficult especially in the

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How Are You Intelligent

Good Life Project

06:27 min | 1 year ago

How Are You Intelligent

"You grew up from my understanding in nineteen fifties sixties Liverpool. So can post war, which was also pretty interesting time and Liverpool. Yeah ours born in Nineteen fifty. In Liverpool. And was it was a? Is a city that had been devastated and the second world. War. In the middle of the nineteenth century, Liverpool was the probably the most important port in the world something like sixty percent of world trade what through the port of Liverpool side of empire. Realizes at much high to the British empire and it was the main point of entry for all the goods that were coming from the southern states to feed the the Mills of Lancashire. It was the hydrogen industrial revolution. So it was a huge import export trade. It was the of departure to the United States and also to far-flung parts. The Empire. If you had been around the pool in the. Mid To late nineteenth century defined this bustling port huge wealth great open parklands, magnificent houses, and know the metropolis Greg. Colton Center. When I was born in Nineteen fifty, it was none of that in the the docks were pretty much faltering the the passenger ships going from there anymore was international. Travel and empire collapsed so and battered by the lava. So we literally playing in bomb craters and in the austerity of Post War Britain wet food was rationed than we had. high levels of unemployment poverty I WANNA set in kids and. my dad had been unemployed for long time because of the situation generally unlivable. I Australia recently to my own kids about their life you know that that does children. You've no real. Grasp of what's going through your parents minds. That we took, we had a great childhood Safah's we're concerned we grew up playing in the streets of the full. we didn't have feel for. With every day only about a great family my dad was one of five kids. So we had. Lots of family on his side cousins and uncles. My Mom was one of Sutton in heck six girls and a boy she had giant fan found when we gather together, there were to be hundreds of his daughter actions and liberals very funny place I. REMEMBER GROWING UP A. Laugh in good times and but a call sweet new. Later on my parents, you know coping with only problems you have coming from, you know with unemployment and an economy there but they didn't let us know but. Did. You ever go back and and speak to them that what it was like for them that time curious. Yeah. Well, the thing is that. I was I was born nineteen fifty, a couple of things happened. the tech would be turning points. One was that. In one, thousand, nine, hundred, fifty, full, I got polio, which is. Endemic at the time there was A. Massive. International crisis around the spread of polio virus. So I called it around the time that Sulk came up with the vaccine. But not quite in time read. and. Until then my father was convinced, I was going to be the soccer player in the family. We grew right next auto evidence football ground, which is one of the main teams in countries. So he was convinced I was Gonna be the soccer player. So I was strong and fast and Anita, told me trauma had a great sense of Boll Control and he thought this is the one fan. My youngest brother Neil eventually went on to be professional soccer. Yeah, I'm played for evison. In fact, he my brother John were taken on by the team Neil persisted with John lack the life of it less. So yes, I got poed and that was Devastating. For the family members a kid you don't have a word I've devastating it is, but you can imagine now a spokesman about it. Later on, you can imagine your own four year old kid completely paralyze stretched out. Bad. Surrounded by sandbags, NICO overnight from being perfectly fit to being completely wiped out. And some kids didn't make it a total. So is in hospital for eight months when it came out on to braces and we will chat crutches and. I was tremendously cute. I have to say. Often, me money spontaneously in the street. So that was a big thing obviously for the whole family are seventy the only one in the whole family to get it So that was bad for them. A memoir of a friend of Mine God's. Cycle Colston rankin saved the day save is to Kensington this particular thing in the Standard on very well at his own haulage business. And my dad had been. A professional soccer player himself he'd. Run. PUBS. And have been very successful, but then the wall intervened and. he was being offered the to be the manager of this. Very successful pub, but he was then passed over by the brewers in favor of a well-known sock play who was looking to manage a pump. So. My Dad had to work a DACA long showman and. But there's whole period of unemployment than Stettin Christmases, looming and literally Christmas Eve. This guy stand rankin. Showed up at the highest where the become full of food. Tacky. Presents for us that hasn't been anything. There was just wondering how Christians tiny show with a tool. So ready for like a Father Christmas. Jonathan's exaggerated. Wasn't that we lived in abject poverty. But it was difficult for them. You know we. And we went as aware of it but but it was it was hard for them and then. In Nineteen fifty-nine. Madonna was back at work and had an industrial accident. He was what Mrs Stihler actor. And he broke his neck I'll he was Completely paralyzed. quadraplegic quadriplegic paralyzed from the neck down. To won't morning. This wooden beam they're working on fell thirty feet the rope snapped and broke his neck. Oh,

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"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

The Kensington Corner

10:23 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"And when you're trying to grow I mean sharing people's stuff and and doing that will help you grow. I mean that's where I don't understand what people have such a A block up when it comes to that I mean share people stuff like messaging like. Hey how can help you out? We got the same goal like share each other stuff and help each other out me grow together. Yes but you're right man. I think you're I think you're spot on with social media just for some reason People were selfish and they don't want to help each other out in this community totally different. That's what I love about. It always totally different SAM I had I had one of my guys for the audience. One of my guys Sam Email show yesterday and so sam sent me a screen shot of it and I wrote him back and I said Sam next time Trying to fan boy so much as your email on him and I said wait for the great email but he was like. I just won't let you know day. We all use your programs. If you all think very highly of you and I was cracking up dude as in Sam was like Dude. I I was just saying what I felt like. Sam thanks a lot of you as a person I think. The SAM's Sam's one of those guys He was a firefighter. He's going to be going to selection here Or going to base. Excuse me he's going to be doing the exit eighteen here in the winter. Coming up and he He's just one of the most genuine people I've ever met so for him. He comes in and helps us out and stuff and I'm telling Michael and we'll go down. We'll meet brant the operator or the executive director down at Greenway Foundation. We'll go to long tab. Meet up with some people and I. I think I'm actually the Dakota a Myers down there and do it and during an interview down there and I'm like come with me and stuff and Sam still in that kind of shell shocked little like like Celeb- thing so when I met him yesterday. Hey man here's Shelton's email. Can you hit them up? And I didn't think about how much that was going to mean to him. You know and he was like yeah definitely. Let me get on this guy. Don't worry about. Nra The email. And I was like saying Geez Buddy. Now that's good man. I mean it's to me those You don't get emails like enough. You know people that you I could tell. He cared Cared I could tell he was a quality guy already just from the way he mashes. I'm a believer in like every day's interview right everyday everyday interview Every day Alon on your resume and every every action that you take a snapshot you know everything that you do so it's it's like Bam like it's Represents you will you know? That's the thing so I appreciate Sam that way. I think all of us the team here. We do a really good job of trying to reach out to people ma things that I have gotten older man. I've had to learn to delegate more I used to run myself in the ground thinking that it was all me all the time and I've gotten a lot better at being Mike. Hey Man can you. Just you do this for me. You know. And he built yet. Sam's actually we got a we got to shirk collections. Coming out here soon in Sam had brought an idea to me and I'm one of those guys that we talk about. I don't see myself above anybody else. I'm pretty low key with everyone in San brought the idea to me and I said Hey man. Here is the graphic designers email. It's all yours man. It's your project you do whatever you want to do and you let me know how it goes. And he was like he was like you serious. Get your idea man you you. How can I create something better than the person? Whose idea was that making enough that and making San I said Gopher brother had fun. Have Fun so are you? Are you technically the founder? Yes of it or yes so at technically what happened. What Jeff Is here with us as well. He was a West Point Cadet. That thought he had mono in up. Getting LATE. Onset JUVENILE DIABETES. Yeah and so as we transition now je jess started with us and Jeff Jeff all-state beyond episode stuff but were the point now that Talk about keeping business and friendships. Jeff and I've had this talk you know Where two point now too where we're gaining so much traction we can't you can't pump the brakes right now. Kind of way and so I told him hey episode you can make hop on man. I love you to be there episode. You can I'll still run. It will be good to go so yet the The the freaking name of the thing actually came from a little bit of our ironic nece to it One thing I love about American poverty is that we like to name things after things like Cielo Vista apartments or the view. And it'll be like Derek Wall while I grew up in a trailer park called the Kensington and so named at the Kensington Corner. And of course it didn't take it. Didn't it hasn't away done what I thought was going to do. We actually had a a couple from England. Reach OUT ON FACEBOOK. And we're like hey we've been trying to find you guys where it was like. Do Wear to America. We're we're they. Were like oh we google the Kensington. Something in the corner popped up. They thought they thousand Kensington London. Now brother I`Ma I'm over here in the Mid West. Usa USA baby and so it was just one of those things where we started doing like that. Corey one of my former Ford. Observers Engineer We Got Josh here. Who's a former airforce guy? He's our media dude Does all the photos of he'll We got episode Jon Allen where we're GONNA we're so we're going to start posting to Youtube. Start March fifth. So we're going to start doing all that all the table. You've seen the setup all this nice and and then Sam was one of those guys that I connected with who was going to be going to selection and I would say I took him under my wing. But it's not even like that at all. It's not it's not a mentor. It's not a mentor. Sam Puts in work. He literally. He'll be he started out as I was paying him to Transcript our stuff and find quotes and I'll pay them do that and then he would message me. Nba Hey man you got anything else to do. You Got Mike. Yelm and stuff you can do so I got him a business email with us and yet you now. He's designing our new five by flyers that are going out with all our stuff. That's going to be mailed out. He's got his own shirt collection. Coming out this nice man you need. You need those workhorses through this. Crucial way you know. And it's not only that it's somebody back in There's not I'm not a pessimist man but there's very few people I met in life where I can say. Hey Man can you do this for me and I never have to check on it again? yeah. I mean those guys have this Gaza by your size as very important and again like you had you had those people that do jump on board where I remember. One of my mentors told me one day is a if you have opportunity to do something on that you know would benefit. Not only you but the other person like you do it. You know because you don't know what's going to be. You don't know what's going to come of it right you'll know who you're GONNA meet you're GonNa talk to what Opportunities GonNa come from it and again as best. I mean you. Don't you see right. There are blown up as being part of it. And you don't know what's GonNa lead for him or anybody else we might be the CO host one day. Who knows exactly? He's a real good guy. The also we're I'll be down in a couple of weeks. He's a Houston Texas native. So he's all guys a little country drawl down. There is little slow drawl going on. He's a little he's a little ladies man okay as a little cutie. He's one of those. But no dude. He's he's one of those e He's just one of the moral compass wise man one of the nicest dudes I've ever met as far as just you just tell you could have one conversation with this guy and be like. Oh Shit like I'm okay with this guy. There's not. There's not many that you can you know. Put your non law I. It's it's good to have people around me. I got a solid little team now. We'll see how you know just growing man just growing. I'm glad I did it when we were still small. I'm glad I I put piece in place where we were small because if not I realistically. I don't know what I'd be doing right now without them. I have no idea. I mean we. We thought to is We've had people offer to kind of be a part of the program other coaches We're not there yet but I think it I think it's definitely going to be If we get a facility. I know there's going to be opportunity for people there. It's just you know. Can we pay the right amount where you know whether willing to do for stuff like that but I noticed going to be opportunities for people to get on board but will be very strict about who we bring on board at the got to be a? I think you have to be you know especially with the image that you guys have already as a young company start now this doing really well you guys. I mean I. I don't think that it's it's very rare that I go through any type of businesses and I don't hear negative thing about anything about anything bound. There's never been a negative word. Programs is bit never definitely never been a negative word set about you know your your wife. You guys were just always there when she was. She messes me yesterday. I was cracking up and I was like dude. I was like I'll email moves files like I was like she was like. Yeah I I. I know that you said you're going to email a couple of days I should. I'm so sorry I said I'll get right on it right now. Don't worry about it. We we communicate me and let her know. What's what's the deal is the message that I get. We're on the same page for the most part man. It's a pretty good you got issues. Rockstar with that man. It's great well Shell. May I appreciate coming on? I'll let you hop off. I'll take him. I said I think I think thirty minutes has been about forty. So we're hitting preeminent Expected to go with starts. It's it keeps you. We did so I had a I had to do one. Two Thursday at a guy stepping cited cancelation last minute. We did a two hour episode with Vietnam Vet on Thursday. A US after that used to take a nap man. That's worse than a work out. I know I know rights.

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"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

The Kensington Corner

11:19 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"Wake up and be Kensington. Corn good afternoon welcomed the Kensington Corner. I'm Tom Today. I'm lucky enough to be with somebody that I use His programs quite often shelton Stevens the owner and founder of thirteen bar performance. Sean how you doing today. Man. I'm good how are you? I'm good man? Got A bit of a frustrating day and everything set up. But we're good to go man we don't. We don't usually record on Saturday. So it's like man we're getting in there and then just kind of busy so it's kind of been not really much it's been a solo effort but you know it's we're in that phase now. We're we're still trying to figure trying to get an episode out of weeks so trying to figure out everything you know how that goes Julia. Somebody's got picked up the slack. You Know Hey man I was talking to your wife yesterday and she was just like we got an infant. I'm running this. I'm doing this and I might. And she's like just just e mail shell and I was like I don't worry about it. I got it she. She does a hell of a job I give like. She can't answer specific training questions. But you know when it comes to general questions at hand the merchandise and stuff and She does a good job. Give it to her. I can't I can't fuss about it. No no not at all as saying man I mean she said that I immediately was like yeah. I'll do it. I'm message saying I'll say. Hey man use email shelton for me. I was like I'm gonNA middle of this. I'll like it is never stops man. So how'd you? How'd you come up with thirteen bar? We're I mean we're where did where did the I did you like. Hey man this is what we're we're trying to do. Yeah so I guess still in College. I was like you know what I mean. There's a huge need for quality programming for the Topical Setting So we're kinda bouncing ideas around. What do we do? How do we do it? bouncing ideas off my wife and we were trying to come up with the name and She was like. Oh we're just bouncing names around. She's what about thirteen bar? Thirty boards at me. You know she goes thirteen. Thirteen bars on the flag. And I'm like I gotcha 'cause a lot of people don't know no don't yeah and I was a genius you know. And then Have a have a good relationship with former swim. Ethica mine she She's a graphic designer and she ended up doing our logo for US and She helped us out a little bit and she had no idea how it was going to grow and She designed logos up and everything and then got the page together. The the social media pages in his on the website in Canada from their man might just kind of blossomed. Yeah I've been there. I'm on track right now. Man It's crazy dude. He hits hard hits quick in hard and it's It's it's funny. You know. We went dandy. We went eight months. I think and we're kind of we're gaining traction. We were doing all right. We were doing good. And then Jeff comes on and it was like. I was just getting like just messages from people and I was like okay and then I woke up on a Friday and I go. I go to bed about nine. I get about four. We're not got up at four. Am We had like seven hundred and some followers from more than the day before? And I was like OK. Allies like Oh. It was the day that the episode dropped and I was like. Oh Jeez here. We go to your house like here here. It starts did do it did. But we Y-you it'll only get crazier man. Oh yeah I know I do well that week I just said I set up the whole team. I was like this what I need from you. This what I need from you and I was like and I and I was like I can't pay you but this yup but it's funny man but yeah I mean and so moving forward with that your programs and it's the same thing I kind of told Jeff programs kind of have a cult following man there You know I I use them. Personally I tell people all the time I mean. You know the blast. But I'll tell people when they come on here. I'm like yeah I use thirteen more. That's just what I use and I really think a lot of your programs. I think they're well thought out And you know. I'm a little bit of a gym rat myself and a lot of guys I hang out with are in the one thing I do appreciate about. Your programs is the challenging aspect of it without Just feeling like I'm over exhausting myself. I feel like a lot of people put together programs to try to break people off and I can tell you your program like one. I'm like okay is good. You know getting a fiber Max down and then about week. Five man my my physiology is already changing a little bit as far as how. I'm looking at how feeling and I'm like man these. There's the first program I did. I was like there's something to these man like you start getting into it. I was like this is nice. Yeah it's from just coaching experience. Man Just just dealing with different athletes dealing casco population. It's I'm a big believer in slow cooking. You know that that's the way to go slow cooking. It's it's not A. It's not a six week process. It's not an eight week process. The wife Tom Process. I think a lot of people get mixed up there looking to see these quick results man in. Yeah I mean you come out of the way revealing crush. That's good and all but you know two or three days later when those those thoughts come in your mind where I'm not gonNA lift today. I mean I think that it gets to a point to where it's like people just When you do these cookie cutter programs I think they get to a point where they kind of exhaust not only physical but mentally. I think they get to a point where they're just kind of like man. I'm wanting to do more than what I'm doing now. And the Cookie Cutter Burger. You'll find those things align all day you call me. I can build you a program like I mean I mean I know backer It is it is one hundred senators so when you What do you see as far as the future because the the interesting thing about you guys? That you're a lot of your programs are built on Pushing these guys want to selection to seal training to buds ever Do you in a lot of feedback from the special operations community in aspect. We do. We do get well. We get constant questions right like what program is best for us. I WANNA hit hit. Xyz What program do you think is best for me It's it's Kasich questioning but at the same time much. I'm trying to get them to realize like hey like stop thinking so specific man like you know it's it's it's not specific programming. I mean there's some aspects to specific but at the same time you realize like movement efficiency and quality program will help you no matter what you do and it's just getting understand that but yeah. I mean we got some specific programs on there but it's We're getting some anywhere from navy. Army Marines Air Force I mean. It's you name it. We're getting it which is good. That's what we want and we want the word the spread so like future wise. I mean it's almost like growing a little bit too fast and we can't we. Can't you know we're trying to be quick on our toes but that's why we're transferring everything. Pdf now so it's a little bit more clear. A little bit more clear on the phone on him. We know we probably might lose some business since the money there. We understand that But you know down the road. We're Have Videos instruction all that included in the long term We think we're in a good area where you know we might get a facility built up and start biting guys in 'cause we we've had requests like hey like can we come stay at your house and trailing garage with you for over the weekend like not yet. Manley. I'll I would love that. I love to help you out. But you know it's it's getting to the point now it's like all right. Well we gotta have some some thought process here on what's going to happen. Yeah I was GONNA say 'cause one of the one of the big things that I get from people about you is that they're like man. Scheldt dancers any and all questions you can just and and that sounds great but like we're not try to explain to people. I was like man you know like you know how old that gets real quick man like as is going to be helpful but I said imagine trying to run magic trying to have a day job run. This business have a family and I said when you're answering you know hundred questions day man i. It's it's time consuming. It's a lot of innocent questions always always same questions. Ano- Jeff's talked about it too Probably why he hasn't stopped answering a lot of people because against the same question twice. Put out these videos now and it gets to the point where it's like man not stuff out videos it just kinda push towards data requisition towards a certain area But I also at the same time take pride in having that relationship with people yet 'cause I expect expected from somebody if I'm asking them a question. It's just something like through. The coaching through my years of coaching is like. I can't stay in people. Just ignore emails or ignoring techs. No they're getting it. You don't tell me not seeing it because I know you. Are you know and I want to be. That person was like man like they do no good action and they do have a good plus foundation in what? We're saying what we're doing understand that we care. Yeah I'm the same way man I get you know sometimes I I wear myself out a little thin because I'll I answer. Every everybody who messages I answer by does not matter either be you know I had. I was telling somebody get up about four every day and go to the gym and I had a former. Sf Bet reach out to me. That was having a hard time about one. Am You know talked to the guy like an hour you know and the next day I talked to somebody? You look like shit today man. I'll do you up when am I? Don't even know how my phone usually do not disturbing. I must've just put it on at night by said I had a really good conversation man but it wears you out but at the same time you know I don't go through life thinking about what other people think about me but I do I do like knowing that no matter what you know if I went to the grave tomorrow. At least there'd be some good things about me you know and that's the thing right like you. You don't care what people think but at the same time it's it's it's a personal pry thing it's like. Oh yes like. Your personal is your personal core values. You know no it is. Yeah it is in. And that's the thing too is that I. I told I've told a lot of guys this that you know. Come around with the podcast and stuff is when we start. I talking to sponsorship stuff man. We got frontier coffee. We got Docs Barden. We out of rags all this all these companies come up and The I in this this kind of tells you how society is gone. Is that The first question they asked. Will you know kind of what? Are you looking for as far as payment now like oh man like honestly on. I'm I'm not looking for anything I was like I. I use your guys as brands daily and that's kind of how you know. So That's how I represent myself and I was like I don't WanNa be on a podcast talking about you guys and not being able to represent you. You know in a positive light and I think people's minds man that you know you you be that somebody could could want something more from them you know the just a monetary value and I my main thing is tell us how can I be a podcast? That's about mental health and fitness and helping veterans and. I'M OUT HERE. Only concerned about how much money we'll get back money. You've come. Money comes popular stuff comes but I said how can how can I say I really give a shit about veterans and then the guy wants to kill himself at midnights. Texted me and my brother. I'm sorry I don't care that much like is just that's just not how role. So.

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06:51 min | 2 years ago

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"With every single veterans misery. Every single veterans success story in. It's fucking veteran. Yes Yeah Dot Com. That's it yes. Insult me. Same thing with my with my drug addiction my infidelity. Incidentally he might the divorce all that stuff. It was my fault yet. Not Today's fall not to seal teams fall not my parents fault now my friends fault not my environments. Yeah I'm a big existential philosophical wise so I'm that's kind of quote me as a core. I try not to try not to blame other people. I it comes out but I don't think people take enough accountability and credibility for their own actions. And it's much much easier life to say Well the reason why was this or the re instead of being like well another reason why I'm probably a little fucked up. I think the the idea again. Just you know cultivating that internal locus that you know you are the person that's responsible for you whether that's your successes. Your failures and I've really benefited did personally we We have a Vietnam veteran. Lives just south of here Then you know he's been a really positive influence on me because you know that guy I is just such interest rates were got spit on glittering. He is so positive and he's just like I think just watching. John has helped me be a better person. You know but he likes it he just he puts that out there and I think that's one the big lessons I've really learned from him. Is is a man you know you you. You're the one that's responsible for your own attitude and you're the one the slop over your own outcomes and yet yeah Jeff. I don't know if you've seen the have you seen the Vietnam Kim Burns documentary now that I've seen baseball civil war. I'm not saying that it's amazing. It will it. It is the guy we're talking about John. Lewis Graham was a A Marine who got shot three times Vietnam and he was he was like basically basically the the spotlight in the Ken Burns Documentary and then we cut. Yeah and then come to find out. He lives twenty miles south of I mean he's just he's a fantastically interesting man. I mean he came back in a really involved in the antiwar movement here Kansas rant and like I said and just his perspective on on life and especially considering everything he's been through it just it's absolutely phenomenal and he's just like I said he's a He's one of those people. I think everybody can can learn something from it. I I know he's taught me a lot. Yeah we we've asked the point for us as Veterans Ri- light. It's the process even the process of learning. It doesn't end like we're talking about. Hey Craig training programs great process a compliment process of selection judge. When you get out now what are we have we got either? You'RE GONNA complain or you have a process that enriches yours and other people's lives. Ask The vast I AH I. I'm trying to catch that freshman class because yes I'm talking training. I'm talking personal responsibility. That ability that demand in the team's and then the extension is family. Life right creates a much bigger picture than training but again my my pedestal might opet is away well and if you can get that down though you know what I'm saying if you can lock down your physical fitness you can lock down these programs and one completing your programs are not easy man. I mean they're not they're not. They're not they're not easy programs. They're fucking hard. Yeah of course there. Yeah and the ESA es La Bud vase like Jesus Christ. Yeah they're hard programs man and one. I don't what you you gotta be honest with yourself on your programs to this. Real Accountability needs to to get the best outcome. Yeah you have to be honest with yourself but to if if you crush one of your programs man and you can head into like when I tell people the goal for any type of selection process is when you get off that plane or when you get off that a bus or you get out of that car whatever if you get out of that and you say man all my bills are paid. I'm physically fit. I'm mentally doing okay. I got a book with me to read in my spare time. I'm good to go you can if you can get off. Whatever you're doing with just having a regular other day you're usually going to be set up for success and I think that's why you're programs are so important because it's just like I said I? It's it's really cool. One one the obviously the programs are built the way they are but to You're one of the few people I know who live feeds and actually I was so impressed with you. You would like get up and actually like doc show different like actually showed differ. Move One where you're talking about grip yours ripping out here griffin here griffin here in actual bio mechanics of it and I was like man that that forty five seconds speech right. There was a ninety minute lecture somewhere along the way and people don't they don't grasp that. Yeah and that's why I think that's I think that's that's what's happening right now is that there's parts that statement Einstein said that if you can't take your complex subject explain it in a short time right and and then there's much more to that right lanes it's just not that simple but the point is is that with a real understanding something like 'cause people asking a cow. Hey how can I audit audits. Someone's knowledge or the key of e an athletic trainer strength and it's there's nothing I can really say because basically interrogation arrogation point yet. I don't mean that may be asked to validate someone's knowledge base and I think that's what my goal is. My primary goal is to not oversimplify but put in a context. That people can actually learn in Nashville. I say like instagram whatever. It is as far as I'm concerned. That's a cost among people to approach it that way like I'm not a person -ality certain lot not people do emulate not my intention when I do I appreciate. It's very flattering number. One but the best thing I can offer this world is knowledge college in its sinologist and gives me by people who really cared for me cared about me unchain enough about me to give me to help me to share with we are at the end of the day whether we're parents or teachers like we're teaching our kids we're teaching our friends Example on and that's the thing is no one's asking anyone being angel right. Metaphorically guess is that Dan Might WanNa we're world. We.

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12:01 min | 2 years ago

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"Good morning and welcome to the Kensington Corner. I am Jeff. I'm Tom Today. We are lucky enough to have Jeff Nichols former navy seal performance I founder exercise physiologists theologist and a graduate from university in two thousand and two with us today. Jeff I want to say I honor but second. I don't think we'll you probably know because is your instagram. But how big of a cult following you have man i. It's insane. Yes cotton You know it's very humbling to me because has a story. I guess this is probably a good segue like people will wonder how I came up with the name. Occasionally right in it was just this Kinda I. I just laughed my previous business that I was calling her four and just felt pretty unfulfilled because in a sense like that facilities still exists. Now on the coaches are still there and they focus on youth. Athletes do such a great job of it. I just really had a calling still the same way that I joined the service service Alexa just felt like I had this information. Technology share with tactical population law enforcement police so on mowing the yard and I'm just frustrated so frustrated traded with like what it is and I had this thought my head. It's like just one. Everything focused on performance. I kind of how it will happen. I mean this was never my intention truly. I never really thought I could. House career let alone monetize Training in the way that I do in to the point where I can a lifestyle so I really really fortunate to our grant. I had amazing teachers along along the way but I never intended on being this way. I got so many people that really care. That's what's really great amounts military while forcing inquires the vast majority of folks really do care about their job a really do inherently in so. I think that that's created a inner jenner against an online relationship with you will is so many people doubts on. I guess like the way I deliver information so very much appreciative about i. I would say and I said this before. We started recording. When you talk about right now as far as the pinnacle where guys are really going to I? It's you guys over at thirteen bars. You know and and I when we we push out your guys as programs I mean I cannot tell you one telling you know when I when I led our group know that you we're coming on there's about seven or eight guys there that have already doing your programs especially the hypertrophy one and it is It it's it's so funny to me the Colt following that I see you know and but the thing is that one of those programs where they work you know and there there. I don't they think the difference between you guys that I see from all the other fitness stuff on instagram. which is such a crowded market is that they don't feel cookie cutter you know you they? They're actually feels like there's some thought going into it and the one thing I'll say about your brand that I loved most is that and I told Jeff this right before you got on. I was like dude. You could watch one. His life feeds and come away exhausted. From how much knowledge this guy is pushing out and I'm not sure that people in us being a little older with science backgrounds as well I think that for for us we can kinda dissect it and be like. Wow but I don't think people realize in these live feeds how much information when you're really putting down. I think that you know there's a couple of things on along. That statement is that the first is that I'm forty one years old and I. I've immersed myself in this In this profession even when I was in the teams for eleven years is this. It's always been beyond a hobby for me. It's been a real passion because just fascinated how the human body works dot. You know the United States all the time like we you have your despite the flatter ridiculousness we've put people on get in. We did that with very concise mathematics. A you granted the human body is incredibly Nevis. And we're not like I'm Saints Very Agile Mobile and we're not exactly meet Hannity direct like we are machine but in terms of simple as like how does the by set contract and how do we create more force. Those are those are fundamental laws of physiology by mechanics. We no longer have to make make up things we don at all in so. That's why just scratched my head in the amount of misinformation shared it None of quality information that good coaches and trainers will disseminate weather. Social Media in person is really overshadowed by the lack of real autry Being as the point is like I am good at facts and the reason why is because one hundred percent programs rams are derived from bio-mechanics visits right in so I don't have to gas. It just takes a long time to write a program. I the first program aerob- rope. It took me ninety six hours to write. It took me seventy hours just to do the math yet. And it was just because I had I want something like you said that it might subtle one hundred percent of the time because it has to. It's mathematically driven so I think that that's what Pe- the best of the tax for space right we're dealing explosives you're dealing skydiving. You're doing tax extra Precision in that community really demands and deserves physician so so I felt like I owed it to them to give something they themselves than could enjoy vast some knowledge into they can look at it and if they wanted to do the math they they could if they wanted if they didn't WanNa do. The math still can exactly well. I kind of choose your own adventures kind of try to create will so you know. And that's the one thing I keep hearing. Is this this idea of community and that its community driven in. I mean honestly to me. It's like that's like a very symbiotic relationship correct as a trainer right you couldn't have picked better communities be interacting with whether it be military law enforcement fire because like you said they're vested interest in so taking that level physical excellence and you know to be able to perform their jobs. The highest standard got my youngest brother. He's a firefighter here. One of the suburbs of Kansas City. And that's that's one of the things I know. He constantly focuses on as you know the idea that to be the best at his job. It demands ends. You know it demands a level of physical fitness in. Excellence that young you really do. I mean you have to dedicate yourself to that if you want to be the pit year game you you bet they just think that as much as I love for them I love appreciate Agus. The purity of what sport is before entertaining came in human idiocy sprinkled in there right but I love four and it's not that they don't deserve you know the attention the accolades and the coaches That's a looking at. The talks will silent going well. What Obama is massively under service ovulation? That really likes. Let's get beyond the cliches folks. These people were this. This country specifically could not function in a safe manner without them right in this country can vary very efficiently. Survive without sport flew in my opinion they deserve serve. There's no other population on planet that deserves quality concise truthful information when it comes to their self preservation preservation. The brothers and sisters next. That's the facts. Never get away snap because they deserve it more than anyone planning now. I one hundred percent agree agree with that. I think that's actually a good point because I don't think One a lot of times when we were talking about misinformation. I think that it's it's a little different because when you look at how easy it is now to Attain personal training certificate. And how. Oh He's it is to kind of just put that information out in the space and when you have guys like you Kinda have to wade through that. I think. That's what draws me me to talk to you more than anything because you can actually sit down with you and tell you give a shit about the community that you're talking to when your own life when you're answering stuff and you're you're talking about law enforcement your talk. There was one episode. I was watching. A guy was asking you about Rocking and talking about the hits and you were talking about stretches to do afterwards words and things the amount of prep that I think comes back and you said your forty one the experience but the amount of experience that you put in to your a craft. I think that's what wows me more than anything because they're so much thought. That goes behind what you're doing and I it's it actually bewilders me because I tried to kind of think that way too but the amount of preparation that goes into your programs I think that I it it's fascinating uh-huh type of Sometimes can bite off more than you can chew. And here's another. I mean by that. Is that like I feel like I can concise. They articulate what I'm trying to do right I would have an NFL claritin. I guess real thorough. So how do I take back. Thoroughness run S.. Put It in a PDF guide people. So it's like okay now. There's a big gap as a really big gap and information so that that's why that's that's why my website is created from the video sample rights like okay. There's a stopgap in the middle. The now people don't have time can't afford whatever it is to Siemian Ersan. I'd that's my extension yet and I think that that's what people are hungry for. They're hungry for the spectrum just in the same way that hungry for longtime communication like. We're doing doing now. They're tired of the buzzfeed tired of Cliche. There today are because why because we've gone through that for the decades as yet it now or two point especially coming off of a over a decade of conflict that may have been deeply entrenched in now it's like licking our wounds. The heal up. Because what's going to happen. We're GONNA you know the next generation will not our next with Upcoming generation is going to have to go back to Syria Syria Iran or some other shit country in deal with the nonsense that our government is creating so like but on the standpoint of this is I i what a great purpose. What a great process of holistically affecting these individuals? It's like the freshman class of the football team affect them the best because some points Riley. Talk about You know what's the character the team or This it's like you're never gonNA trae eight a real process on unless you affect the youngest generation and and and how do I. How do I know that this is true? This is true in every selection process process military in the world is because it's indoctrination right that real deep indoctrinated ages right and who are the gatekeepers. How's it been through it right? Not Politicians not teachers not not atmospheric trainers like real professionals are the gatekeepers and I think that fitness needs to be set up that way too in the same way you stay in college efforts right. The gatekeeper are the people that are entrusted by the university by the team coach. It's like I'm just I'm just over the fact that people can can get that two or three day cert now. They are considered experts.

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02:14 min | 2 years ago

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"As saying Yahoos instead Do we're talking about so many people had so many So many different units somebody different battles. Some different fights turned it on that that kind of stuff that we would glorify now in almost castrates money for doing. I probably happened weekly. Oh Yeah Yeah you know. He was talking about Did something where he jumped out of the helicopter in like one hand roped it down and the Jaakko is like sounds like a movie man that this is Sally. And he's like yeah I know he was like we were just doing shit like that man and I was like my God I do. I mean imagine. We're in Afghanistan and you decide. Hey I'm just going to repel real quick one handed by myself and they'd be like Nah Bro. That's not exactly the exact honestly man I know you gotta run. We got through to and I really appreciate you coming coming on A. It was an honor. It was really a privileged mad that just thanks for the great conversation. I feel like we could probably sat here for another hour. Easy just you know. Shoot the Shit Shit. And you've got a lot a lot of great things to say so would just you know one wish you best to lock in your Denver's I can't wait to read the book. So Yeah Yeah. Thanks for coming on with us today. Every state you guys keep rockin appreciate all the good stuff keep grinding yesterday an awesome. Yeah for sure man you want plug your instagram and everything real quick. Yeah Yeah you can find me at at Syracuse one on instagram at Syracuse on linked. Dan I think those two probably my biggest platforms. I'm all over Youtube as well as the Youtube Channel. Queues for much you can find me on any of the platforms. Zaki is just blowing up everywhere dude right all man the idea. Thank you guys so much. Appreciate listening. Always look up sack us find us at the Kensington Corner. Good evening The.

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01:41 min | 2 years ago

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"The with the Saturday cyber division is sort of attract people from different jobs. Like not your sex military type of demographics flu left field and it worked in a salt. That like those type of people to come in and everybody has this idea that if you're in the military you're gonna be out fielder stuff is that is not everybody's job number two. We're just talking about that like literally. What yesterday the day before they brought these dudes in from cyber south field cyber is and their trust you? It's it's like the most additive branch shelter now in terms of in terms of what they do urges let civilians to accept what I'm probably hearing from. This maddest thing I think is that they understand it. There's probably a pool of individuals that are better suited or be thinking other they want to bring in a central tract greytown. I think it's smart and got of all. Yeah I mean I think the real the big thing now is that they're trying to hold onto what they have. Because you see a Lotta guys from our generation that Kinda did Maybe maybe nine years ten years were Kinda like for me a buddy that we follow on instagram He was in ranger bat up at Lewis and he was like. Yeah Man. This is just not for me anymore. Like I'm just I there's no re I don't have any stay in. I don't have the drive anymore. He got out and lives in Pittsburgh now and he Trains people on weapon systems. But I I think a lot of guys from the combat idolise were taking just feels that they were learning in the army and hopping out Glenn civilian side with it because it wasn't making much sense to stay in at the point. Yes yes he does back to for Florida. Are you drinking injuring Lacroix. You know I am do happy..

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02:24 min | 2 years ago

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12:00 min | 2 years ago

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"I can go into that filing island cabinet and pull it up and with specific accuracy. I can remember the paint. The metallic flecks of paint on that bicycle. I can see the plastic basket and the the little flowers on it and the blue one had a thing to the streamers and I can I can experience exhilaration of you go in and realizing that Jodi had let go of the bicycle and the ground coming up to meet me you know. I can really vividly pull that up. And then when I'm done with that memory I put it back in the filing cabinet my shut the door and that memory is probably cross-referenced with memories of my sister probably cross-reference reference with later the adult pursuits of of you know exercise But tonight when I go home and I'm eating my spaghetti. My brain isn't going to we throwing that memory at it because I file it back away unprocessed trauma memories. I think about like red rubber balls bouncing around in those filing cabinets and again. PTSD I think of as somebody who is stuck in the healing process and for whatever reason either they weren't able to or it wasn't safe for them too emotionally process through that experience at the time that it happened and Specific to combat trauma. If you took the time to process through what you were going through you never would have made it out alive and so for survival revival you shut off that ability to feel you don't have access to it in the moment but your brain knows that its job is to process through. Oh all of those emotional experiences whether or not somebody had access to those emotions at the time that it was happening. The brain was experiencing those emotions and so then when we get into a place of relative quiet the brain goes now it's time and so it starts in the brain throws those emotions are are those memories at you. It doesn't tend to do it in a real nice neat linear beginning to end. It tends to throw the hottest or the most horrific or the worst part art. And it's natural when something like that POPs into your head. Nobody wants to think about the worst thing that ever happened to them. And so it's really natural to go. We'll insure that away But the problem is to bring it's going to keep throwing it at you in different ways. That's why you know this nightmares happen. We'd lose conscious control in the brain is oh that is a great time to process through. This feels really out of control what we know when we can emotionally process through that over and over and over again. Then we can put it away in a filing cabinet and it might be filed into under horrific shit but it's filed and it doesn't have to keep throwing it at you so this is a very long winded way of saying. I don't care if someone wants to smoke pot smoke pot. That is fine but I don't want Somebody to have to smoke the in order to exist and so if somebody is in if somebody is using marijuana to Numb Nam what I oftentimes see is that they are existing but they're unable to process through emotional experiences says and so it feels more tolerable but in the long run. All this stuff is still building up under the surface and then it takes more and more and more emotional national energy to keep pushing that down into keep suppressing and so then it gets bigger and bigger and bigger and feels more and more and more out of control so from a clinical perspective specifically related to PTSD. I would much rather have somebody not half those substances in them. Go ahead at an engaged fully. Learned that you emotions are safe. It emotions are not dangerous. It's the stuff we do to get away from emotions that that can be dangerous but I always say emotions are like armpits. We just have them. It's what you do with them. That can be dangerous and so don't be afraid to feel. Don't be afraid to remember who work through that. And then you're at this place in life. Where was okay judging go? Oh so I guess. That's the take that I have on it like I'm of a lot of the medical. Yes the other one. I got one that alright. Come and take. What are your thoughts on? This is It's weird when what are your thoughts on The the veteran feeling betrayed raid one by government to buy leadership A lot of returning combat veterans build like that their own unit put in in in positions to where They had to make sacrifices human war. We know that and a lot of times it's gotten better and And I'm I am on both sides of the fence when I think about this But especially during the Vietnam Vietnam era. War bootcamp taught you basically how to view another human is not a human the end so when you talk to the Vietnam veterans they have still to this day embedded racism due to basic training. And what they went through and what I have seen with a lot of the newer generation guys is that Early on in the war there were a a lot of people who also had you know the bat tag to them in the new see people. Now I believe that have not They sympathize more with with what's going on especially with the civilian deaths took place With the wars wars in the Middle East and I. I'm I've always been curious about that because a lot of things that I see with the veterans in the Va.. It's always. It is always an act of betrayal is what it seems like. They always feel like someone has done something wrong to them. And I'm I'm curious. What the what you think? The the steps are net moving forward. How how we get away from that kind of because it's really toxic thoughts to be because because like I told you earlier I mean and I know I'm just a small sample size but the va has been nothing but great to me? But I also live in area where I had a great. Va Hospital twenty miles up the road. I'm very lucky in that. I don't feel like everyone shares that opinion with me so curious says a lot to unpack there and I don't know that I will fully do it. Justice there is a growing body of research on what we call moral injury and you know in certain occupations hugh patients in certain positions. We ask people to act or to bear witness to things that sort of go beyond what we view as being within the realm of humanity And and then we asked them to hold onto that and somehow just move forward with their lives And it can have grave implications in terms of you know if I did that or conversely. If I witnessed fat Matt but didn't do anything about it. In fact you know some of the TRAUMAS that are most associated with later suicide. Risk Peacekeeping Traumas People that might go in with like like United Nations and B. S. to bear witness to this horrible depravity. The human beings are capable of but then told to stand down and you can't engage uh-huh and then we asked people to hold that And for some people it damages that sense of humanity inside themselves and they start think of themselves as other than human Again we can. We can heal that. It's a complicated process and it has to do with. I think somebody's his own spiritual journey and their own emotional journey and talking through this and making sense of things and recognizing that we can't look at uh we can't look at wartime through. Our peacetime is but I think that sometimes people that get stock and a huge part of that. That sense of moral injury can't be feeling betrayed by the government by their leaders That that is the way that their brain is organizing that information. And then sometimes that can get stuck in a pattern and so I mean we know that nobody ever sees reality as it actually is MM It's somebody interviewed us after we leave this room and said hey went on what went on in there. Hopefully it'd be somewhat similar. But each one of us came into this with the different perspectives with different ideas with different goals with different views. And so each one of us is seeing. What's unfolding right here in a very different way and so sometimes people can have their filter on and if that filter only less through Ways that people screw me over ways that people mistreat me ways that then yes sometimes your entire world can't seem that way because that's the only thing that's getting through that filter and what they're missing are all the times that people randomly smile at them in the hallway. All The Times people tried to reach out to them all of the Times people call them to check and see how they're doing or went out of their way to to do you something Nice but if that doesn't make it through that cognitive filter it just bounces right off. That's another way that therapy can be helpful. Is that you know in cognitive therapy. European restructuring how we see the world in trying to make it a bit more accurate Not to say that the world is Sonny Sunshine all the time but man if a few missed says the really beautiful precious pearls in life and they're just bouncing off your filter than life feels pretty miserable. Will I would just. I'd like to say thank you so much for taking the time to sit down with US assassinating. This has been so enjoyable for me. I'm sure Tom would say the same thing I'm going to speak for you. Now actually We we really appreciate you taking the time out of your very busy day. I'm sure This was absolutely enjoyable. Thank you well same for me. I appreciate being able Lissette Down with you guys and do this as well thank you. I was really nervous coming on here. Because I'm in my forties chronologically in my eighties technologically. Yeah I've never actually listened to a podcast before. Well now you'll have any now you have to but no thank you so much really appreciate tate it because this is something that was very important to us and then on top of that. Actually when we did the article for Lawrence Journal World I think I told you this. I thought that you were the one on that. told them to call us because we sit down with her and she goes. Yeah you guys are health podcast about PTSD right. And I was like yeah politics. Yeah well I was like no well. No we're general topic conversation with some focus in health and she was like yeah. PTSD AH. I can't what I really do appreciate that so much of it was an honor. That right Becca thank you. You have a great night really hope you enjoyed this episode and as always did. Did you want to plug your instagram. or or anything it just helps you.

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The Kensington Corner

15:23 min | 2 years ago

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"Stay busy busy busy busy busy busy. You retire from that career and all all of a sudden all of that stuff that you didn't WanNa think about starts popping up and sometimes people don't know what to do with that. The other spike is within the first the year after separation about three point two percent of of deaths by suicide occur in that first year and in that first of the people who die in that first first year by suicide forty three percent occur within the first ninety days after separating from the military and so there's something profoundly clear leading about transitioning out and I think that it affects our veterans in this very specific way because all of a sudden your tribe is gone. And you don't know what to do the other piece of that ven diagram that seems to lead for two desire for death is That that sense of burdensome ness and and I think we talked about that that somebody can have a really high level position in the military and then they transition out and that that doesn't translate into civilian qualifications and says somebody that had a really high level position maybe struggling to find an entry level position then in the civilian world and things don't make sense anymore And then I also think in terms of that sense of burdensome nests. There's an automatic sense of purpose and importance in the military. You know what your mission is. It's a shared mission and you get out into the civilian world and all of a sudden assignments like what's this all about and I can't see what I have seen and I can't unknow what I know about the world and and so much of this life feels insignif- insignificant and I can't do anything about it and so that sense of burdensome ness can be compounded founded in a veteran population I think and that's when things really get dangerous anytime somebody says to you that they feel like a burden on the ones they love the most that can be a very very dangerous situation because most people in their right minds when they're thinking logically when they've got their prefrontal cortex attached. They know suicide never helps the people that they love the most. It always hurts a lot but when somebody is that far down into that well L. of depression that they injust in that moment genuinely believed that by being alive. They're hurting the ones that they love. The most. That's when suicide in their minds in that moment moment feels like a selfless act but even then most people who have a thought or even an urge to act on thoughts of suicide bombed and so that third piece of joyner serious this acquired capability to act on thoughts of suicide in the veteran population. We have have a group of people whether through genetics or training have had that fear of death. Sort of habituated out of them And so in order to act on thoughts of suicide with to go against our brains very nature which is survival And so when somebody has been trained trained to not fear death you know this is. This is a group of people that when the explosion happens they're running toward the explosion not away from it that in and of itself is not a risk factor but when you pair it with the desire for death people are way more likely to act on those thoughts We can also see a habituation to death and dying particularly the people who have been in a combat situation when death doesn't feel like such a foreign concept anymore it's easier to act on those And then again as we've noted you know you can't ignore the the access to and familiarity with firearms And so you put all of that together and that starts to maybe give us a picture of why that the veteran death rate by suicide is significantly higher than for our civilian population. One of the things that I have noticed probably more than anything is that Eh when we We talk about suicide with veterans. One of the things that always comes up is not so much much. They don't look at it as a death as much as they do Almost like a free of the oppress in a weird way. It will get it if you think about it but they see it more as in. I'm not so much concerned with dying as much as I'm just not concerned with living s and look at both of them right and so I always found that in interest hosting Because anytime that I've had any Thoughts of suicide. The two things that have always popped in my mind is One the only reason I'm doing a lot of the things I'm doing today is because I i. I wanted to prove to my parents that I could come from where I came from. NPR better than you know. Than I was and two I always look to the future and Jeff. We talked about this law. The reason I do the podcast the reason I want to be a doctor and I'm actually signing a national contract I'm going back then try first election. SF is because. I always always wanted to continue trying to do things so the one thing that I that has always kept me away. I believe from slipping to four. Is I I always tried to look ahead. I always tried to to the short term long term goal effect but I always tried to make life worth living and and I think that when you take a step back and you you you have realistically convince yourself that. There's no other reason to live. That's to me the dangerous point and I think that's the problem when you talk about. The isolation with the veterans is because he get alone. And you don't have that person in a people person you know the tribe effect younger district five that and that's why I use that word I I recognize that it may be viewed as cultural appropriation. But I also I think it has such such a museum for this can level of connection and the one thing that I think that veterans don't hear enough and this is why I really do like social media. A ton alone is that you can reach out to different groups. I mean there's a teen red white and blue were doing this. I don't know if you know who they are. They're doing a lot of stuff now. Which I think it's very very cool but I mean just on a small scale? There's a guy that owns a operators associations named John Alan. He's a former navy seal. Usually guys have twenty thirty thousand followers. They don't talk to you on like a one kind of thing. You could right now. Any veteran right now you can message John on instagram. And he'll talk to you. You can mess Munis. You're by away to talk to you all day. No problem with them if you go to our facebook and look at the Kensington Corner. It says like there's this thing for like groups where it says like how quickly they mess his back back. Ours is like a meat salting search for their computer to isolated. The gentlemen. Just hit us back. But I I've I don't have a fascination with suicide I do have a fascination with fixing it because I don't suicide for me is one of the few things in life that I don't and I say this again humbly. One of the things. I don't quite understand I've never been able to wrap at my head around it and I think that's one of the frustrating to is so important because we've all had thoughts Jeff. I've talked about this. We've had thoughts but I I just couldn't imagine where not that I think so highly of myself. I just could not imagine where my life would be. You know like I could. Jeff would be without him. I don't know what do you do. You know why it is important for us to talk about the fact that treatment works I think sometimes people develop coping strategies that work in the short term but long term. Actually just make life more painful. And I talk about these. Especially when I'm working with folks on this Stress Disorders Treatment Program I go over once a round and and go talk about. PTSD and suicide risk. And I don't want to give the idea that. PTSD is like the the most common common diagnosis that we see associated with suicide risk. Because it's not there can be an increased risk for folks with PTSD but so we talk about these things that on this you know at. I feel really helpful but then long-term make life more painful and Franklin flabbergasted whenever I meet somebody that has struggled with post traumatic stress and hasn't had a substance use disorder because short-term works great. You can go to sleep and you can go to the grocery store the Times other than two o'clock in the morning and you can go to the family reunion. But then longer term it takes more and more and more of that substance and now you've got a substance issues problem on top of struggling with post traumatic stress already and lay starts to feel out of control. We see people doing real reckless glee Reckless in risky behavior. You know somebody that's driving one hundred twenty miles an hour down ice seven rocket without a helmet on. I say to myself breath. Well that person's probably been in combat for all right because if my adrenaline is going to be spiking on a daily on a Hourly basis at least can be in control of it just for a moment you know and I also see a lot of over scheduling somebody. That's it's a workaholic. Somebody that's constantly got somebody throwing something going because as long as that's what my mind is thinking about your van Verville. Yep It's when things are quiet Ryan and calm that my mind starts to throw me those thoughts and memories that I can't I don't think I can handle and the other one. I see a lot of his comic drama instead. Stead of trauma. And when I'm talking to a group of veterans who have struck hoover are in the midst of struggling with stress disorder. I'll say have any of you ever for felt like a crazy magnet in relationships. Like it's like you know and sometimes we subconsciously. Choose drama drama. Because that's what our brain gets focused on and as long as what I'm consumed with is in love. You did no baby come back. You know. As long as that's what I'm dealing with the my my brain is busy. It's when things are quiet and calm that the brand he says oh now we can start to process through that trauma you know and so I think that sometimes and that's why I think it's important to understand why those who is coping strategies occur. It's not because somebody is bad or weak willed or choosing substances or drama over families or connections work work. It's because the thought of having those memories and feelings come in feels so terrifying that they are willing to do just about anything to get away. Hey from them. And so then the harder they try to cope the more life feels out of control. And I think that that's sometimes how we get to that place where somebody says I'm done. I can't do this anymore. Because the harder I try the worst yeah and and so that's why it is so important for us to have that message of treatment works. You don't have to keep doing it that way over and over again this hurts. This is painful. Come over here we can help you. We can teach him but today's episode in treatment. Works like that so in closing. I'd like to do just one quest. Yeah I mean you go ahead Have One off the top my head right. She actually just answered my last question about Substance Abuse Q.. So I have one that I'm super curious about n Especially curious about in the state of Kansas Kansas I believe Last I checked back to still one of three states that does not do medical marijuana We are now seeing a lot of studies being done that show a soul asylum is this can be used to treat depression anxiety and suicide. Maybe we'll see. What are your thoughts on that? Though we because one thing that I I hear a lot from veterans who get out are I. I wish I could get like a medical marijuana card. I wish that I could. I could eat edibles instead of taking so often I wish that I eat shrooms and or not insurance but the the the injectable suicidal done In an have that that kind of treatment done but it's not offered some security your thoughts on that so. I'm not going to pretend to be an expert in terms of medical marijuana for an I nine I to have you know read these benefits absolutely from my limited clinical clinical perspective of working specifically. And I'm talking about with PTSD N- What what we know is that really the one of the only ways to truly he'll SIGNIFICANT PTSD is to work through that experience emotionally emotionally process through that experience. And I'll probably be more than that you want. Go Away visit. The the reason I ask is because I'm huge on the not. I don't want to sound like a big government person but I'm huge on the the way Colorado auto is done stuff because you know what strain you're getting because when I first got out I thought it's been ten years I'm going to smoke pot and I like I cannot about thirty days and I was Daca Dude as I was losing my mind as far as like anxiety I would smoke and then I do anything and hang out and I was like this miserable. Why would anyone wanna live like this and so I didn't anymore obviously but I am? I am also ignorant on the the medical side of it. You know how they're how they're doing these things you know because there are studies show that there there have been A ton tunnel positive results. And I'm just curious about them. I guess so so when I think of a brain with PTSD. So I think of our brains is our memory stores as like a bunch of filing cabinets in the back of our heads an emotional experience that we've had gets processed through and then filed away way. oftentimes we'll ask people who taught you how to ride a bicycle For me it was my sister Jodie and if I choose.

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The Kensington Corner

11:21 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"And actually that's the last thing that you want to do when you're starting to feel depressed oppressed if need to connect more because that sends those safe signals to the brain and it gives you the availability of of connection and Karen optimal getting help can absolutely trying to earlier. But I just did when I got that Middle Egypt was watching madman again and I and so I was like well I gotTa Start Watching Madman. Admit again we're going to watch it so I started by about three weeks ago. I text him. And there's a scene in madman towards the very end where the main character basically stops at a bus stop in gives his car away to a stranger. I taste Jeff. I'm watching. I'm laying in my bed watching mad and I thought he would get the reference and I said hey man to ride. I just gave my car away to a stranger enact quoted the madman par and he was like what he thought. I gave my corals clipboard to the story was that homage vitamin having a rough week. And I login thought that like he was had just given his car to a homeless person in more ah like it was like showing up at his doorstep with the policy can save you a whole like failure to communicate situation. But like I literally was like I was like Oh my God he just I did. I went on by literally got my keys was getting ready to drive over his house. I was legitimately worried worried about him and then you know. He texted back through from the show. Like death man you were you were willing to get in your car. Hard drive over to his house. And that's what we gotta do not afraid to do that. And maybe you maybe you feel like a jerk when you realize that you didn't get the madman quote and that just kidding but but my God what if they weren't events the thing to this and that's what like I for me. It's huge. I hard when because I still have a lot of connections to a ton veterans like across across the board a ton of veterans. And I I really do believe that. It is imperative if the people with our backgrounds and now our backgrounds who we are now. I mean a lot of veterans and newspaper articles. I mean we get hit up worm. Student loan my board Kansas. You know we started this. And we're kind of seen alive in the public eye that way and I think when people see like Oh oh my God. These guys are doing successful things while also be challenged with whatever problems. They're having life and they're are able to talk about it. That's huge like that. That's a big thing and I believe that it gives people haven't reproach now to not have to worry so much how. How am I going to be frowned upon or looked at differently? If I speak out about what's bothering me won't in in honesty like I mean that's part of the I I feel like this podcast in general is usually fair pubic for France. The have that chance to connect with other people have these conversations and I mean Tom will tell there's been multiple times where like I've been having a crappy day and we'll have to. We'll have something like lined up for. We'll have podcast lineup. And I will show up and I'll I'm just like you can tell I do not want to be there and it's like it's funny how it can like literally just sitting down and taking time away from Yale. The things that are bothering mm you like it can be. It can be very therapy. We went we got done at least two where I showed three. Just literally Pissy as all get out and I have walked out of there smiling. So it's it's it's a positive for us to whether we are actually doing mental health topics or we're just talking just talking with with books. The local community at Lawrence Weekly. We did warn. And I've mentioned it every podcast since my my street going over we did one that by jeff literally was like did on go on go on needed. Don't want to be there and I was like Mary van and shows out and we've oh they're kind of like we know what to expect. Expect weren't even sure who wanted to do it. And then it was like one of the wildest things I've ever heard in my life and to a great podcast that we both left him. Where like that was fun because like yeah we? We haven't had any really where we've read. I I had one was sick and rescheduled. But we haven't like we never Roy. We've never rescheduled anyone. But we there's times when you show up to do things just like with anything life. There's times we show to do things like I don't even know how this is going to go like I. I feel like I've got more important stuff at my play right now and I know it's been it's been a really positive experience all the way round. Well Yeah and I think too is that would anything you do in life is if if it starting out to bring And I use success loosely not financially successful but when you start to see a Pros versus cons list. And you're mostly pros from something you you start to value it a little bit more and that was the hard time for us because we're both so busy so you're trying to schedule these podcast with people. And you're trying to mitigate that the one the stress between new but then also the third party you know and so when we started doing that I actually. We actually started getting like we'll get responses from people that are like hey like justice episode. Thank you guys so much in the war dude is happening. It's forty I see this like as the podcast for me has always been kind of like a creative outlet which is always. That's one of those things like I think was personally for me like going through my mental health journey like getting back to doing. The things I loved was like the B. I remember. I've told Tom this story before. I don't know if I've ever told it on air but I remember one of the things that my therapist told me newseum start reengaging with your old hobbies seabees and I used to when I was growing up love to read a lawn and I kinda got away from an and I picked up a book. My brother got me probably like two years before Christmas us and I remember I was sitting there reading that book and it was the first time in belong time I actually felt something that I that was like positive and good like I literally. I remember goosebumps on my arm and I was like. I think that was kind of like my lightbulb moment for therapy that I was like. Oh my God this is amazing and so I do. I think that I think that engaging in those things you love and finding creative outlets I think that's so so important when I'm also hearing from the two of you that this thing is so important to you because you know you're reaching other people you know you're helping and that's that's sort of the secret sauce. I think when most people but I think veterans especially is that. y'All caller way more likely to do something to help somebody else than you are for yourselves. And so when we can find that outlet when we can find something that connects both of those where you're helping other people. Oh by and large you also start to get there yourself you know. I agree because one of the things I way I struggled with a lot is losing people see. I'm trying to say this without sounding insensitive To me suicide is one of the most useless Most preventable deaths obviously obviously obviously be. Because there's a choice involved no matter which outlet you WanNa do it but the surprise of it is something that I that I have found. Never goes away doesn't matter if it's somebody that I thought could you know what was going down a bad pat hat or just someone that you would never suspect it from which happens a lot. I just think that we as veterans need to do more than post on facebook. Hey I'm GonNa do twenty to push ups a day great movement. I'm who who would. That's fine not helping anybody because awareness without action doesn't lead to any lasting results and for me and I know we'll one I've they really don't care what people think it to me. It just seems like a very selfish like hey anita social media kind of I need these likes some opposes video of me. Doing these push ups. That's high always felt about. I've never done one so that's how I feel about it but that's not to say there aren't good people. People out there. The organizations that are are doing it but I just think there needs to be more awareness brought to it and I don't think I don't think people know how I think that's why they what do absolutely I was just GonNa say. I don't think I would hope that. Most people might find pictures of kittens playing the piano. If all they why not want our likes you know I think that somebody. That's posting about veteran. Suicide genuinely wants to be part of this helpful movement and we we are all aware. I think that that's something that you know. At first. It was that twenty two number now. It's Twani Veterans Day. Now I'm curious about this was the twenty two do. It was kind of not not opposite on a made up statistic but it was based on something like was. Was It actually twenty two a day or was it twenty something. We still win when they started to dig into that data and it was when they're pulling together the state's Va DOD CDC Who are pulling all of these numbers and it's really hard to narrow down? Exactly you know. Make sure you're not double-counting something making sure and so they've they have refined their processes in in terms of how they're doing that it was. That was the number on it. It there was some question as to whether or not they were actually counting hunting active duty deaths by suicide and so what the number is now is one hundred twenty. Three Americans die each day in our country by suicide. Eight of those twenty our veterans and one to two are active duty service members an end the the data seemed to be a pretty consistent for the last several years It's important to note that of those twenty fourteen of those veterans aren't connected did with the. Va for care. And so and of the six who are connected. Only three are involved in mental health care and so anytime. I am talking to a group of veterans or a group of community members. I'm saying you know you know like we talked about before. We do know that we can address those underline underlying conditions and problems. That somebody isn't going to be stuck in that. That place of pain for forever we can treat. We can heal. We can move forward. And Life's not going to be there but if we don't know who they are. We can't help that and so that's why it's so important for traditional now and nontraditional veterans service organizations and for community members and for business owners and for providers in the community to recognize this. Because I they may not know who those fourteen hour but you do during your facebook feed. And they're in your contact list and.

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"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

The Kensington Corner

03:59 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"Can definitely get that because like in that kind of goes back to that whole kind of like milk almost melt in your mouth sensation that we were talking about like a wheat litas. It's a much softer more. It's more like sweet so you definitely you definitely get in on the flavors of that. Absolutely i think this one just has a very it's just as bad they have three difference <hes> expressions that got weller special reserve which is you can pretty much pick that up and again we have thirty thirty five bucks and then they have well or one seven and weller twelve year which is a highly sought after bottle. I mean those are going for two two three four hundred dollars but out here like like i'm hooked up with the audience grand that he i were you know he travels all through kansas attention all the time. I hate to keep an eye on them. While twelve for me because all over the place especially wichita yet on you pick it up from forty bucks just like excuse me can i haven't had. I haven't been able to have it yet but it's supposed to be. I mean i i know people especially on the reddit threads who ooh that's what they do. They search out like these you know these bourbons and they'll buy them for a shelf price and then sell them for like ten times the value in the bank wild and s just it. That's what you do for some people hustle like that. It's just kind of what they do. Man do what you do like like mile. I won't let's stand any over anything over one hundred dollars for all yeah if pappy as retailing and a hundred and fifty dollars then that's what i'm a spend right right. I'm not spending yeah. I've seen as high as ten thousand under your high as a kite thing though word the thing with these bourbon auctions to is that they're the one thing that people don't take an account and you know i'm guilty of it when i go to actual auctions is yet up twelve these man start bidding on stuff yeah and then you know i've been wanting to pappy for five years yeah. Let's say you know ten random topics to try to load a basketball backboard near and talk about a one thousand nine hundred basketball backboard at an auction. I gotta go pick up. He's so big on nineteen twelve basketball back on okay you yeah yeah. He said the nicer still they just. I'm gonna go there man when i go to in their basement. I'm going over the night center next week. I'll pick it up and you'll hang it up. Emma place this. It's cool. I got it like the hoop and areas nashes backward. I gotta for like nobody else bid on it and got it for like i don't know the hundred video hours less than asking price the starting bid they had like lowered and i bid on it got it back. I'm glad the children that you know that charity is supporting according probably you've got all that money. I'm not gonna talk bad about kate you. I'll tell you it's not wasn't children that was for charity is for the rock chock. Ball is trying it was going to the <hes> is going to the that thing that thing. Would you call it. What's h._d. To me he's mental into the mentor program program yeah that is into the mentor shipbroker fine and they've got enough money from me. Yeah i went that all right. Keep on bass. I showed up. Did you showed up right. You should up league good. I did real good. I got a p man. Tell might goodbye them. Is the broke later. Wrap up the show. I've had enough bourbon. I gotta pee wee <unk> go. Can we call this episode. Mellow in your mouth breath. Yeah no problem mellow in your mouth with mike. We've pardon me listening to be like we're gonna. We're gonna hell on this. This is actually really good episode. It was just just bullshit..

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04:04 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"Shooting the podcast but i mean during the day like as often as like your mind just kinda like just runs right over top of it doesn't even pay attention to the fact if it's there. There's so there's so many things like that too like you. Were kind of alluding to you in the world today that like there's things that make the world go round and like we never even think think about him. You know i think the human mind is just been conditioned for when you look at one hundred years two hundred years ago. There were a certain number of things daily that you knew you had to do and now it's like. I don't think the number of things daily has changed what you have to do but there's so many different variables of what those things could be you know it used to be kind of a you know this was my centrally located life and in the suburbs kind of came up and then driving became thing and then the technology the phone became a thing you you know and then so i think that over time it's just become something that has developed to where we just don't even see you know a when you think about modes modes of travel. The train used to be so important people spend hours at train stations waiting on loved ones to come in and things like that doesn't happen anymore. Those trains were travelling at breakneck speeds fifteen miles per hour yeah. It was revolutionize in the world now. We're like emails at our one of my favorite in. It's definitely not he gets it could be real but helen wills. One of my favorite. Hello is a good show yeah yeah. I love that show and i i just that's one of the ones the first ones were always collie man like such a different life. We talk about that all the time we did. That photo shoot yesterday made it like a nineteen twenties vibe kind of thing we were going for. I i mean life was definitely harder back then but it it was much more simpler. Won't you know it's funny like i don't know why my mind's gone off in this direction and i were talking like i think it was yesterday. We were sitting in the library it. We're talking about like the <hes> <hes> you the immigrants that helped build the railroad the irish and the chinese especially lean yeah i actually i just thought of something and the italians yet wars morris who can forget the noble hard working italian people try you have you ever read <hes> or heard of <hes> but called. I think it's called nothing in the world. <hes> it's <hes> about the building of the transcontinental railroad. It's bias stephen ambrose. He's a really like fame tamous popular historian. He's he's gone now but that's something i remember. My grandmother. Got me that book when i was probably i don't know sixth or seventh grade <unk>. I read that and i was like man. That's that's cool books. You should check that out sometime years in i i yeah i just watch hill woah. Yeah we know you. It's better breaking orgeon any of the action after look i need. I need the real things that happened. After the photo shoot <hes> like we say we went to the bar. Yesterday they had a couple of beers and <hes>. I got home and tom just literally text me what he was watching. Rick and morty us just text. It's me one liners rick and morty. I would just like finally after about the third one i just. I'm i'm ignoring him and i'm going to bed like you know when he when he went to bed to know how they influence you know what else can. We don't know what not to trust moment okay well. I don't think we have many more pump. The brakes just to say you know you know who else you can't trust all yeah. That's true. It's tom's tom's italian bike poor point four percent yeah well so sardinian. <hes> you know he was so agility. Twenty-three me like six months ninety six thousand nine hundred like three months four months ago. Tom was an italian tonight. Kept telling like dude. You're gonna come back. Some like eastern european like zebra. Look you know thing like also all over the place. He comes back like less than half a percents talion mostly cloudy. It's mostly sardinian which i mean. It's.

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02:45 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"How dare you how dare you do that now. They are attacking you think yeah that's one did that's different other nasa but if they're trying to help you for for the better and you've allowed them in your life to help you for the better now gifted no me and who are you care about your opinion. Might we barely know put jeff knows me. He's there every day so so if he sees something that's off but because of our friendship contract over here he has the ability to say hey man there's. There's something i appreciate don't like right now and in either in me to be like that's cool don't care and will no longer be friends or do. Do you know what you're right. Knowledge that and i really appreciate you helping me out there so let me pose you question than tom. Do you think that people people are afraid of confrontation. Absolutely oh yeah yeah yeah. You and i are not no. I think that's part of the reason you get along so well and that's the other thing is is so i will say that with a caveat is i think people are afraid of like healthy the confrontation because you can get you all you gotta do is turn on the news or you know get on the internet to see people who are okay. Hey with confronting whatever they think. In this flaming the hell out of people you know whatever and <hes> but yeah i think i do think people are afraid of healthy competition and it goes back to what i was saying earlier not to keep a dead horse. You know this idea that you you. You have to have a difference of opinion to have a discourse and that's what i mean. That's what college is in my mind. That's what college is all about radio at these. I mean i'm mostly taking science classes now. There's not a whole lot of discourse for what i'm learner abbott yotam steak unlike western civilization and he's taken poetry classes summer and that is all about synthesis and and then you know oh having a discourse over how something's interpreted and you can't you can't do that you can't you can't learn if there's no difference of opinion. All you can do is all you can do is take on someone else's values or take on the way someone else interpreted and now that's an although this issue i think that miami i hope that you appreciate this and we can talk about this but the poacher class that i met on it is ran by a <hes>. The teacher is a post grad gay african the american guy right and so a lot of the poetry is harlem renaissance. <hes> gay lesbian queer trans poetry now for an intro to poetry class when you first get into a class like that you don't expect that you know and so you can ask jasmine..

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04:36 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"I'm i'm gonna tell you what's even worse than throwing alcohol on the bars throwing alcohol while you're at your laptop then you just get the courage and you get the liquid gertrude say whatever you want. Everybody's fearless when they're on the one on that saudi able they are they are in it. It's <hes> that's the other thing that that's you know individualistic wrong right. Now is that we <hes> in this time citing. We'd never been more wrong and right at the same time yeah. I've never seen so many people who think that they're right and a wrong including myself. I mean you know there's several subjects that you know i i would think that i'm right on or something and i'm wrong and <hes> i think that as a society we've gotten harder. It's harder now to admit that were wrong for people because they see these things on the internet and has gotta be true. You know why i think is human beans. It's it's hard for us via our ego to admit that we misspoke maybe misbach <hes> uh-huh. Maybe that's what we knew at that time. <hes> we as human beings it should second-by-second be ever changing all the time learning and growing all the time <hes> you when you're one hundred ciller and something from five year old <hes> we we walk past people every day discount people for educated. What can i learn from them or whatever it may be <hes> mm-hmm. That's why i really. I really like my office in this setting that i have. I closed the door. It's one chair. It's just me and that person and i don't agree with a lot of my clients. Whether it be politics or religion or i'm gay was theorist sexual preferences sexual whatever it may be <hes> how you erased but again with the country vote in the city vote. It's really william fortin that we we communicate and try to understand each other. No matter what it is <hes> it does mean all of a sudden. Oh you're gonna change me or something now. We're just having a conversation and we're getting different perspective and we we can't grow and learn as human beings. If we don't get a different perspective because it may have always worked for us but there could be a better way or or now people always still offended by everything <hes> which i i'm a little more aware of what comes out of my mouth these days a because of what i do for a living <hes> but be more conscious of how i want people to perceive me. I might finding another deli and <hes> you're gonna get me all the time but sometimes you know your audience at a dial it down a little bit yeah <hes> do you. I think that that brings a good point. Though you know jeff and i we went to <hes> the lawrence pride festival this there yeah we're at two or two then we went to the granada. <hes> we have a an artist coming on <hes> who is trans and was performing that night and <hes> we told them that we would we would show up to the show and come support and <hes> two of our good friends are <hes> to married women and so we went with them and had a good time but there is this misconception that if you are in a place that i guess the society redeem should be uncomfortable for you. They they you personally. You're going to be uncomfortable or offended or something like that jeff night great who was so it was it. It's kinda funny. 'cause tom we went over. We had our pictures taken we actually have we told the story about emporia the premed conference opera ever no. I don't think we've ever told the story. This is actually really good thing. Segue right so tom lastly. I think it was marge. We went down to pre med ed conference in emporia at emporia state and anyway you know that that week. Tom told me he said <hes> there's hey there's a real..

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02:46 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"Can be in the redwoods in twenty minutes <hes> so so it's not like kansas where you can just go fried egg anywhere in the stadium apart outer so when you feeling homesick like you wanna be at home you just go to a different part of california this kind of like home yeah 'cause there's so many different clients there <hes> so what what ended up bringing you to lawrence than just the marriage earth while i i knew a few months after i met my husband he wanted to move back home. He had been in san francisco since two thousand seven so i was just like a year away from these polar vortex is clean because eight two thousand ten there was something like nine hundred thirty six cars or somewhere about sat stuck on lake shore drive <hes> they warned everybody that morning <hes> and then they acted like it wasn't going to happen or something and then like three o'clock. There were like oh shit. This is about to happen. Everybody getting your car. Go home and so like this massive blizzard came through in water was coming up from from the lake ivy lakeshore drive and it was freezing all the way from downtown all the way up north was nothing but cars all the way commending people had to come out of out of their high rise buildings to come rescue people and it was it was crazy and i was like an out of let him drown. I've had for a little bit. I've had it so it was nice. Being in california hi jeff jeff and i are not california people. I mean i could not honestly can't say i don't taxes alone the tax the only couldn't do it san francisco is kind of like sixty five and seventy all the time what days what month is it. I liked seasons some from the midwest so that part kinda got different but it's great 'cause. They don't really have bugs. Nobody he has air conditioning really and nobody has <hes> like screen on their windows as i close the window using it bugs. Can you hear a sounds a lot like italy no air conditioning with no screen windows. They just had like hundred degree hundred degree green day not long ago. That kinda sucks yeah i. I'm leaving in four days and it's july is the hottest month there. It's going to be horrible yeah but i did. I did like i like san francisco like i said <hes> like sundays. I would get off a work him justin come pick me up and he'd be like north.

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08:29 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"Evening everyone welcome to the Kensington quarter. I'm Jeff and I'm Tom Today. We have Steven Braila who is the owner and operator with go the float which is a sensory Surrey deprivation tank company Stephen How you doing good guys. Thanks for having me glad to be here. No we're excited where we're going to hide. You're able to come on man so tell Assad tells like the little bit of back story and then obviously Z.. Shout out to sea to Corey for hooking us out so that was awesome yeah so <hes> yeah of course the man he's dating my cousin Elizabeth. They're they're out in San Diego. You guys are in Kansas and I'm on on the east coast so the the full country connection it is a three way tie the Pacific <hes> yes a little bit about the the business we actually just opened <hes> about seven months ago and the story goes was on the first floor was almost eleven years ago now on midstate in Massachusetts in place call Worcester. I went <hes> seeking it out based on advice of Joe Rogan before he was with his podcast Joe Rogan Joe Rogan is like single handedly responsible for the rise of Clo- industry <hes> I go to these flow conferences and he's just like a God there you know because of now his outreach with the most popular podcast there is but he was just laughing about it on youtube like I.

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07:54 min | 2 years ago

"kensington" Discussed on The Kensington Corner

"Were well welcome to the kensington quarter i'm jeff and i saw today we had the pleasure of doing eight episode with three vietnam vets got john must grave hd palmer david hand how you guys doing today great man yeah yeah johnny will introduce yourself just by a little bit about you a john must grave a rep in a fair about sugar creek area of independence missouri when the marine corps seventeen years old a temperature reisman first time nice marines third marine division and eleven months seventeen days in the bush disabled on the last month about it now you see i may i may see bomber i grew up in new kansas and when high school matched and went to med school and it's k you and undergrad at k you and a got drafted in nineteen sixty four five months before the gulf of tonkin incident where i was drafted with about fifteen hundred other doctors became a battalion surgeon with the first infantry division in served as a battalion surging in a in firebase for almost six months and then the last five some months i was there i was back at the time it wears a size served two years and then came home and got out and finished my residency in internal medicine david david hand i enlisted a in nineteen fifty three aged nineteen and a marine corps a was a set to electron school and became may radio tech of went to open our first in nineteen sixty five in in vietnam in september nineteen fifty five vietnam march sixty six and the left vietnam in a september nineteen fifty six two weeks shy of my when my list ran out yeah no that's that's great i a you know i of course whatever i can afghanistan and a we came into this is so funny because you know i'd met age see what now sees almost gotta be like yeah about for five months ago i guess yeah in a a jeff and i both seen the ken burns documentary in so we talked about john prior and then you know we all met up i a i think for me personally 'em connecting with veterans from from a different era has been a for me a little rewarding because you could just see you know my dad was a vietnam vet but you don't have that him and i don't have that exposure you know i i it's hard to talk you're father about things like that as well so i i just think that this class veterans with that class metrics mixing up together and being able to talk about things is super important because you don't see that allowed i mean the the vfw is kind of falling apart as as far as actual going there an end sitting down and talking 'em what's the american legion you hardly ever see are arab guys going to though isn't it it's hard to 'em i think it's harder now the get veterans go to events then it used to be i don't think that's really a on a thing that we see is important and it kinda draws us into what we're gonna talk about today a little bit was the importance of memorial day and i think for this generation i just don't believe it's it's something people know about it i don't think that it's not important to them i just don't believe they know yeah so of i'm gonna jump in the first segment i just wanna say what honor to have you here today day in a as tom kind of said you know how we're gonna kick this off we're gonna talk about a just a memorial day as a as a whole day in if there's something i know the you know the the h sees touchdown with us before tom and i've definitely talked about it just the the manner in which americans feel about celebrating the holiday inn how it just kind of a it's a law in a lotta ways it's lost its reverence 'em in a kind of flies in the face of i think what 'em what you know i at least i feel it it should be in a soviet hdd kinda wanna kinda wanna kick it off with the kind of maybe you want some of your thoughts on the on the topic sure i i really haven't thought about it a bat much until i participated in memorial morial day program this year and i heard everybody on the stage shouting happy memorial day and i after it was over i was thinking what's so happy about memorial day we should be playing funeral order just and if you're a have a veteran in your family who is a k i killed in action may be spending the day with the jug of water out on his grave listen flowers in and just insulin silence a instead it's turned out he used to be memorial day was just on may thirtieth and they did make any difference which time the week and i remember as a kid my family was very big on decoration decoration day as they call them decorating graves didn't know any veterans and but a m is a matter of fact even if you worked a veterinarian killed in in war a i thought some of the people were very reverend about that day just for their families and then and then in the new aspect i thought came to along with that was the guys who were killed who made it home where you might say the walking dead you know twenty two twenty three guys from are wore a on being when i say are done by john for mine and in a dave it's a leave vietnam american war in vietnam a suicide rates three times higher than people of similar age and so we need to deal with that when we have not dealt with that successfully so that's my thoughts it's about a memorial day and interestingly i thought about that before i don't think we ever thought about growing up because i i told age this earlier self admittedly you know be spending half of my twenties overseas overseas 'em when we come back we every chance we got her holiday is a four day in the military and you it's almost like a treasured those but you don't think about what you're actually getting those four days for you it never never goes you're head like that in a i think one of the main things is getting away from actually calling memorial day holiday i think in america we we have defined a holiday is a day of celebration 'em that's a big deal well job and you wanna john i think the proper term for memorial day is coming immigration and i think it's the most important commemoration and we have in this country even more important than the fourth when we celebrate are are freedom there wouldn't be no freedom celebrate or not the sacrifices that we commemorate on memorial day so memorial day as women we shouldn't be pondering the cost of are freedom i do you do you find.

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