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"kizer" Discussed on Retail Adventures
"I don't know if i if i even disclosed on Yeah so my cousins. I don't even know what this is. Ruth how rude but related. Okay so mike. My cousins their grandfather was the corporate vice president of toys r. us back in the eighties nineties. They were featured on styles. Richard famous with robin leech. They have a museum there anyway. This is. This is very long tomato. Yeah exactly that was a different era that was kicked out. So that was my. That's how i grew up. That was the toys r. Us i remember. My dad would take us. Every friday toys r. us would spend hours toys r. us just playing because they had so many interactive things that you can play with and that's what it was something we could do toys r. us there and we shop there because of course you buy something eventually. When my children were little. When kate john i want to say they were like four and seven. Rich took rich one into toys. 'r with us and he said to them on christmas is coming. You guys pick whatever you want. And i looked at him and i said you are. The biggest moron guy is really over to some video game set. That was going to cost reeboks in just some car. It was a thousand dollars. Looked at him and i said i'll get you out of this time but don't ever do that again. We distract. but here's the thing. I think that online. There's all these retail experts and retail influencers. And we talk so big about the stores and how you know. They're awful and we hate towards a week duke. They're not consumers they're not stores. You know one of the things that rich. And i bring to the tables effect that we're always in stores and we study consumers. We i mean if you read our comments on retail wire compared to people who are strategist where talking from the customer's perspective and what really happens in a store and so for example you know we complain about. We don't like this about this retailer that retailer the consumer right not even care. Listen if i was. If i was in the corporate office and they said to me you know what we're going to open up in get back into the toy business. You don't have to hell. I would do. I would say okay the budget gimme one hundred thousand dollars. Because when i'm gonna do with one hundred thousand dollars to seven and take means three people and we're going to go to disney. We're gonna go to all these other places that knock your socks off and then we're gonna come back and say here's our prototype. This is the way we need to sell this product and if you wanna put.
"kizer" Discussed on Retail Adventures
"Motown is sure it is all come on up to motown had disco demolition here in chicago. Where a disc jockey. Steve doll decided that he killed disco. He decided that he hated it. And so we were. We had a white sox game in the in the end it was double header in between the gains. Steve doll came out. Had this to get into the game. You had to bring a disco album. You didn't buy ticky bronzes We had this giant pile disco albums in there. He blew it up the field they had to forfeit. Balls games both teams they. Everybody ran onto the field. It was absolute panic and chaos. And if you watch documentary outright now on the the bg's that one thing in chicago that one disc jockey literally shut down disco being complain. Now is an easy outrage. You've bringing to complain about some of the top disco records. By the way put out by motown include the supremes marvin gaye diana ross. All head huge disco hit stevie wonder how to huge disco hit. Rick james i dunno. Jackson five had disco machine. Billy spiraling out of your mind way cooler than disco. of course it is bouncing. They had some of these huge disco hits the news on days when i go into these pocos. Suri sure up you buy music right. What's what's happening in retail in the you. Cain well like you say the official restrictions gone and see you have a lot of shops ago. We recommend you wear a mask. You have these real dilemma. Now in the if they want you to wear masks they not league blige to enforce it. Although your shorts you know you know you don't have to let me know. Suppose and it's not good for business so you go sort of weird area where we saw feel were okay but infection rates are picking up like crazy. This belong discussions about whether twelve to fifteen year. Old kids should be vaccinated. You say that it was on the rise again. Yeah you're infections are going up. Because i mean i like jeremy was say we vaccinated. It will have infections. But we'll ride out because the vaccine would eventually overcome being a my ex wife for is a pharmacist in the local hospital. And she's going we reaching saturation point with with culminating people. Their infection rates are going up. You know the took the 'cause we're gonna say. Fourteen year old sleepover at my house. He go to you know and the kids went back last week to school. Offer some vacation. So you've got this sort of makes egg so this talk of twelve to fifteen years things oxygenated. The science group advisors the government of said against it. But we just don't see any begin into kuwait blue blue space around this..
"kizer" Discussed on Retail Adventures
"Quick accomplish waiting. Five days i mean he might have. Just wait and see if it happens. How are you how are you. I see kobe. Changing retail real. Live here it. It's it seems like things are back to normal in. There's a on the jarrah hand sanitizer and we have to wear masks again but the stores look exactly the way they did before. Calvin they're just a lot emptier. Jeremy just wanted to show for us. We can the tree by Self-testing kids so weekend subject ourselves and test. Yeah you can't do that with you can only do that with the rabbit. Lateral lateral flow tests. They call them right. Yeah exactly that's so. I think nothing much pretty much as change in in singapore because we always subtle reopen and Slowly and respect while kind of normal in the sense that Rico has always been open just at for dining in. there are some Because differentiated measures so basically if you are vaccinated and everyone's vaccinated. You can be restaurant eh. conditioned place to find people but if you are not dexin You you come. In restaurants you only subject to open places like will be caucus and coffee shops the starbucks opened and only maximum too. So for me because i chose not to be vaccinated yet. I'm just staying home. Say everything just by. Take out if i have to go out and Just playing it safe because Right now there's a lot of lynn cases the numbers climbing recent estimates we could hit thousand case A day in maybe two weeks time and maybe double that because the reason is because sample is trying to adopt a endemic posture janine by fu so. We're not going after zero cuvette strategy so that has changed and the numbers are rising because the science should we have eighty plus percent people vaccinated right so now a steady who take the eighty more than eighty. Now it's time to take the legal faith and let the vecsey new is work. Yeah yeah so as as as low as the icu's at the hospitals are not strained or you know enough oxygen tanks. I do think there'll be any measures on. This is a critical time where you know we transit yes is it delta air though delta in theology. Yes you still talk to a a friend yesterday who has a collie who lives in in the south and north carolina in. She's getting to have a baby. She was supposed to have it the day before yesterday. Plan and the hospital call and send. You can't have a baby today because were to fool with cova cases. We don't have room for you so then try to do it yesterday. Couldn't do it so may also told her that if she does go into labor and have her baby then if there's no room in their hospital they're going to have to take her to another hospital which to a woman terrifying because you want your doctor want the person who's user the entire time our president today came out and said that you people need to get vaccinated the.
"kizer" Discussed on Retail Adventures
"Dreading it. Because can you imagine trying to have a trying to do a presentation a keynote or a camera presentation when you have to wear a mask. Fortunately in everyone of the events they had a stage where we were higher and we are back far enough so we were socially distance. We can take our masks off but starting at the airport so here. Everybody has to wear a mask. So we're mask masked on the plane on the plane. The flight attendant told us that if you take your mask off. Do you uncover your nose. If you're not eating or drinking you take your mask off. It's in eighteen thousand dollar fine. Yes and there is no alcohol in planes now and if you bring your own. It's an automatic. Eleven thousand dollar fine. So there's no more alcohol employees more alcohol honey and you can't bring your own. That's why why in your shampoo tube why why restriction alcohol because people are gonna fall if they get drunk. Have you been watching. Any of the videos from united states and some of the very angry angry feeling. Don't wanna wear masks not gonna tell me what to do. What is he down on the flight attendant inside even get that. I don't ching flight attendants. I gotta send you guys. There was a flight attendant on. I think spirit airlines who took out this guy in the video of the flight attendant maid was you. Were dying laughing hard and i thought. Go for you buddy. Hope you get promoted. High-spirits spirits. I guess so at the convention centers hotels. They don't clean your rooms every day. You have to call down to request towels toiletries. Whatever you need there's no room service at least not where we were They will get. There was room service at one hotel. They it they'd so they don't automatically collini rooms. Everything is sanitized. All over the place at the convention center. The same thing at super zoo was an awesome show pet show and it was. It was wonderful and people were wonderful. We were kinda giddy because it was our first time on stage after actually even longer than coal with 'cause rigid had a surgery so we had been together onstage since october of twenty nineteen so as an awesome audience and then the next show. Same thing you know just hand sanitizers being careful and and but the city felt different for the for the hotels. is there any. there's no buffet breakfast. Buffet lunch number face. i presume. Yeah okay okay. Some hotels have them in vegas. I think one or two. But it's not you know where you serve yourself anymore and everything you or they put everything out little glass jars. You know when you take a how. How do you steal your lunch when you go down for breakfast now. That was one of the few perks of the buffets. You could take a bag and then you could hide their lynch. That's a big deal. Vegas the buffet. Right because the buffets tour exactly. That's the biggest staple. But i'll say i'm one of those people and then we've talked about this on the pocket i could do without a buffet for the rest of our lives like no. I don't mind the food on a buffet. He it's just everyone else like sneezing punching all these things. Make me already made my skin crawl and now like i don't wanna get in like forget sixty. I wanna be with intensity of someone's using right now so versi while you are millennium by saying buffet. Absolutely from me. Look over here..
"kizer" Discussed on Fore Play
"We'll be breaking ninety. Yeah shot at ninety five now on ninety. Yes had been playing golf his whole life the last couple years. He started to get a lot more into it. The more we've been playing on and he'd never broken one hundred. He's representative a lot of the common folk out there who play. And he got john tillery who's rickie fowler. Kevin kizer swing coach to be guy and he went on this mission. That like fuck you guys making fun of me. I'm gonna break one hundred. That's his logo. But i think you're right in that like i don't know if you're a row pat you have like a changing logo. Yes it changes hopefully pretty fast. But i don't know how fast it's actually how'd you celebrate hundred. And he had to do something. I mean we so we had. We played together when it happened. And we smoked cigars. We went crazy when it happened. Kind of cigar smoke. Mcnamara's cigars that we smoke. He jumped on my back. I mean it was honestly more than like a crazy like pop champagne bottles. It was a relief. So did you barely break one hundred or was it like you ninety five. Yeah so you could have two eight two seven we. Yeah i mean it was. We'd been attempting it for a while. And i just needed it to happen and i just played well that day and it was. It was nerve racking for sure. Because i can blow up at any moment. That's just how it goes but we got it done ninety five. It was a nice kotani. Did you have you nervous. And last week. I was wearing nervous. You pull like six hundred out. No hit driver kit drive out of bounds driving range on allowed due respect on it too. I mean i hit hybrid tea..
"kizer" Discussed on Christian Podcast Community
"And just like that. Were in. Another week. Not Doing in another episode another episode. Yeah, right not not determined amount of time since the last episode I hate that I am stuck doing that I feel like I've I've really dug in there. But there's always ways. And stroke just jumping Ron. Right, but so, what did I say did I say it was episode, Fifteen Thousand Turnarounds Episode, Jacob. This is this is this is off to just they told you. Tonight less than middle of the week, just some backstory. I'm getting prepared to move and stuff, and so it's just it's chaos. My brain is Jello. Not that it's ever not I. Guess Well you're you're you're preparing a house to move into? I'm leaving tomorrow morning to go on vacation for two weeks. which by the way we're GONNA take a little break because I think we both need it. We'll see how useful I can. Make the time. You're on vacation, so it really you know I'm going to go spend some quality time with family. You need to prepare a house to live in. Gush, so we're giving ourselves some breaks. One of us is getting off easy. Let me tell you what I've already done my housework. That's true. I built a tree house last week. Hey there, you go. I never asked how that went, but that was. The discussion anyway, okay, win great. Maybe it wasn't I. Don't remember. How far we're a minute a half into this. We have no idea what's happening. Fourteen is happening. That's what we know. It is Let's see were in Hebrews. That's what we know so far. were in Hebrews five year narrow down bit You're gonNA read basically the rest of five or that. We have read soaring verse love and go while about halfway through chapter six I think. What honey register? Yeah, there's nineteen civics. Don't matter you're right. They don't but yeah by halfway through chapter six. Yeah, so. As as usual. Do you want to maybe jumping us a little bit of? If the first episode. What do you need to now? This is your first time listening to our. PODCAST here, thank you so much for listening. That winter for I thought it was GONNA. If you've been listening, thanks for coming back and listening some more. But now we'll give a brief review. Review is what I think. You're review. To. A review in review. So, as Asia's not coming fast now, it's really not so last week we ended chapter four and began chapter five, because verses and chapters don't really actually matter in the context of most of these letters, but we talked about the importance of Jesus as our high or the importance of high priest, because Jesus is our high priest Than the second point was. That this Guy Mel Kizer deck which kind of appears out.
"kizer" Discussed on Retail Adventures
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"kizer" Discussed on Retail Adventures
"There are community things that are being done. There's a myriad of place while I think it's a conundrum right now. Here's what I tell you if you lose your job. Many many many people have been eliminated some not rightfully and some rightfully obviously but You know what it's it's really tough to get back out there but I tell you what if I was an employee and I got let go and it was a great job. We keep in contact with the retailer. And if I was the retailer I would certainly be in contact I would. I would not want to let anybody go on any bad string. I because you know what it takes a lot of time and money to train. Somebody and I went good people who are trained to know my story to come back sometime in the future and I believe that sometime in the future is not far off but the doors swing open in at that point. It's going to be a rabid race for a dollar. Everybody is going to put their best foot forward. They're going to fight some store. Categories GONNA fight for price. It's going to be a nightmare I think. But what is GONNA do is? It's going to drive traffic. I hope because I don't know how much expendable money is going to be out there. But I do know that if they come in my store I want him to be the best. That's the other thing too. Asari Georgia I was Gonna say I can't wait to get back into stores. I cannot wait. I yesterday ordered my groceries online and it was great. They were hearing in two hours from local retailer in it was wonderful. But there's just not the same going through little boxes going. I'll take four tomatoes. I WANNA be in there so there are a lot of people are saying well. You know we're training people now to shop online. And that's what's going to be the future rich and I don't agree with that. We think people are going to be hungry to be back in stores unconcealed merchandise to socialize and feel that experience long. It's only been I was just going to say it's been in two weeks for myself and I think we're we're seeing things already you know just to to go back to the staffing Staffing component for a second. Something I saw yesterday was really interesting and it was. You shouldn't really budget for reducing staff right even if you have to on a temporary basis due to operational costs You know this is a pandemic. This isn't a forever thing so this is temporary and you're going to need those people back and you might need even more people you might need to pass up when it's over because of like what we were just saying people are going to be itching to get out of their homes and go do something get back in the malls get back to the stores so absolutely one of the things we recommend right now is make sure that you have some sort of a communications tree with everyone. Who are you so that you can talk to everyone in the same way at the same time? So whether that's a conference call which are good because people like to heart but that also doesn't record what you actually said. It could be an email. Blast your employees. You might have a group text message but you should be talking to the people who work for your store minimally once a week and probably more often even if it's just a two sentences thing here's where we are now. This is what we learned. Here's what's going on with customers in you share what we're talking about on your personal facebook pages rally the troops so that the number one understand what's going on and number two are still talking about your business so that we come back strong and then. I guess the last thing that we had talked about the we had wanted to cover. Maybe briefly was So you know your store your store. Physical store is closed. You still have that. E commerce component. Hopefully I'll how do you keep or maintain that community of yours virtually change the message frequently for example? We've got a store in that. We worked with over on a Mississippi River here in Illinois and he came out with a brand new brand new web. Page the fee. Small kind of other things that she hasn't been showing before and it looks like a grand opening to me. I walked through. Its this morning and it just amazed me but what you gotta do. Is You remember this to at some point. They're going to be releasing to walk around and look at windows. I think that'll be important in George. I had a conversation about this merchandise store. Even though you can't let people let them look through the windows and see beautiful thanks. A WINDOWS SHOULD BE ARC. Alling interest telling a message when we open man. You gotta come back. Look at what we've got so there's dropping us you want. Say Your sales floor right now. So that if you wake up the call and says you can open up tomorrow at seven. Am that store is ready to go. It's pretty it's well merchandise stocked signed. It's a hundred percent ready to go if you have the ability to go into your story even though you're close and work on it you don't have customers do it now. You talked about the store that revamped their entire website. And it's a cool website agree but there are retailers right now doing things that they've never had to do before you know we'd always said if people get on facebook live and and get on. Instagram. Tv into a video of yourself talking about your store. I WANNA do that. I'm not comfortable will now. They're doing it and you don't have to be Spielberg. WanNa see you and if you can be in your store and you can walk around. Show them merchandise and say we. We have the stress of this game in from so soldiers would it's made of You can order it just Wasted outside by the second you can order it. This is the price when you're posting Items on facebook and Instagram for sale. Don't to show an item show an outfit a complete outfit with all the components. 'cause YOU WANNA up your your average sale. You're you'RE GONNA have a lot of atoms on you want to show groupings. Kitson in these are gift boxes and and things that we can. We can send to your family for birthdays and anniversaries. In all those things you're essentially you're completely in business. The only thing you can't do right now is come to my store so because they can't come to your store you have to bring your store to them. I love that because it's like You know a lot of these other industries have pivoted as well with the museums are doing virtual Museum tours they're taking through different exhibits You know the restaurant industry had to go virtual You know putting themselves on things. Like GRUB HUB. So you could still get their You know their orders even if they didn't have an online presence before you still have to be able to view the the different In all the different options and things like that in a visual way that you might not have had to before. They're a great story. I talked to a friend of mine in the State of Michigan. He's a retailer. I called him up and I said so. How are you he said? Oh great you said you know what we're getting ready to have a big kickoff one in I said what you talking basis. We're having a sale and I said you're having a sale. He goes yeah. This guy is not anything to Brag about. I mean it's just a store and I said well. What do you mean? You're having a series as we've just put together a strategy. Once every three weeks we get a blast on our website and we email the whole thing and we are having sales and I mean. He sells good brand name products. People are GonNa know what they are. And you know the tagline at the bottom of the other page on everyone that he runs is and remember no sales every final till your satisfaction is made so now buying kind of blindly but I know what that shoe is or I know what that shirt is or whatever so I can wear it but even if they buy it now I can take it back. You know they can do. A lot of retailers are doing them on facebook. They're doing face watch parties were all. The customers are getting together and some are crafting together. Some are having sales like that. And it's interesting. You say that about his return policy. Qvc has changed the return policy now from thirty days to ninety days and I got something in my inbox. The other day from a couple of different retailers are doing the same thing if the irs can delay then so can everybody else is. You can't you can't if you currently are not selling online there are companies like shop. Affi- can get you up and running quickly to sell online shopper. Fi Dot com. We know retailers that are putting the item pictures of of the items and groupings on their face with pages in saying if you want it raised sold and the size you want in. They're handling the information on their handling the transaction via telephone. People are getting creative so even if you haven't sold online in the past. There are ways to do that the thing is you're not closed. You're not on vacation. You're not out of business. You're just you're just selling things differently. You're working you're working. You've got your just selling things differently again. Maybe now more than ever and in the Senate thing is is that there's a Lotta people that we see that when we drive through cities and areas the stores are closed. I mean it's black. Nothing I don't know anything to could get worse message I love. That's why I love your comment about you know. Maintain your windows because I can just tell you you know I. I have a young family and we go for walks because the only thing you can do these days and go for a nice walk and stay away from people but you know you walk. I closed businesses. It can be more depressing so I really liked the idea of maintaining the window because he wanted to make it not. It does look depressing. Why don't we don't need any more of that? One of the things we've talked about for the last thirty years in our presentations is that you need to light your windows. And now even more. So the window should be lit. We have a giant bear on our front window. I don't know just from walking. By Jason You have rainbows we put a rainbow in ours into a lot of people across the country are doing the same so creative. That's a feel good thing. And if they're doing it in the neighborhoods if they come downtown or to your shopping area..
"kizer" Discussed on Retail Adventures
"Channels and Hulu and Netflix. On the first five days you've already run out of things to watch is a problem so John George all time. I'm working all day. Okay all right something. Huge is going on into retail.
"kizer" Discussed on Retail Adventures
"Yeah hello everyone. Welcome to the first ever. Kaiser Bender Inbound Retail Adventures podcast. I'm your host one of your hosts Jason Bound. I am the bom in Kaiser Bender inbound and with me today as they will every time we record our Georgia and bender and rich Kaiser. And we'll just tell you real quick. What the retail adventures is all about..
"kizer" Discussed on The Knife Junkie Podcast
"Trace aligned straight back while when we look at the first tool and we talk about the history of knives there is that same kind of lineage. I needed one thing leads to another leads to another lease another and then sooner or later history is passed and it's one straight line or it's one wavy line but it's all connected our podcast this week brought to you by G. Suite if you want to start running your business lack of business and look like a business. Ns with professional email address. Start using G. Suite for free for fourteen days. Start that free trial by going to the knife. chunky dot com slash G. Suite that's G. S. U. I T. E. DOT com slash G.. Suite after you start that trial email me jam at the knife. Chunky DOT COM. I'll email you a special code so that you can save twenty percent off your first year of G. Suite either G. Suite personal or the which is called the basic plan or G. Suite Business Plan The basic starts at six dollars a month. Business Plan just at twelve dollars a month. But you're going to get like a whiteboard feature feature you're gonNA get G. Suite. Keep where you can organize and store your ideas you're GonNa get slides for presentations sheets for spreadsheets. Docs for your documents commits forms Dr Secure file storage and sharing and so much more that's G. Suite starter. Fourteen Day free trial by going to the knife. Jackie dot com slash. Jeff Sweet Baba's we start to get toward the end of the knife junkie. podcast one of the things we wanted to try to do is promote some of the life shows coming up suddenly. Get to that really quickly this weekend. last of January started February. which happens to be a leap year this year? By the way the gator cutlery show Friday January thirty first through Sunday February. Second that's down in. Lakeland Florida gator. Cutlery Dot com is where you can get more information lot ought of February shows including the Las Vegas custom knife maker show. That's Friday February twenty eighth through Sunday March. First that's at the West Escape Resort and Casino in Las Vegas. That'd be a nice place to be in the wintertime That's the the major show in March February and then we look at March where we're starting adding to kind of get back into the busier knife show season so a lot of going on in March the spirit of the blade custom knife show March six and seven. That's in Troy Troy Ohio you've got the track Rock Hammer. And that's in Blair's Ville Georgia the tar heel cutlery club show. That's march twenty through March twenty. First that's a Friday and Saturday. That is in Hampton Ville North Carolina. Then we moved to Arkansas. The Arkansas knife show also Saturday march twenty first. That's at the STATEHOUSE Convention Center in Little Rock Arkansas. Then we kind of go back down south for the Dalton Georgia knife roadshow roadshow Friday march twenty seven two Saturday march twenty eight. That's in Dalton Georgia and then Up to or out to Illinois if you will the Bunker Hill L. nightclub show Friday and Saturday march twenty seven in March Twenty eighth again and Godfrey Illinois and a note about that one. That's a new location for this year. As the Alton Alton Wood River Sportsman Club in Godfrey. So a Lotta great knife shows coming up as we're getting ready coming off a shot show and luding the road down to the blade. Show so Jim In shot show season. I'm I'm resolving to not get too excited about too many knives until they've been out for a while and I have a chance to have that cooling off period. I think this year I'm going to be slightly the more disciplined in my buying. Okay so you're still Still got that New Year's resolution and still kinda holding strong to it. Yeah Yeah I In Spirit I'm always there. But you know how things accumulate and then you have to purge right you know. It's just hard to do with these wonderful wonderful devices. But will maybe get an update on an upcoming Supplemental show maybe talk a little bit about some of the new time she bought as well as some of the recent ones you sold as as you can kind of continue on that reducing refined mantra if you will so Maybe something to come up. Hey really quickly before we head out of here Tomorrow night. If you're listening listening to this podcast when it comes out on Wednesday tomorrow Thursday January thirtieth the Thursday night nine show which is the live show on Youtube and the knife knife junkies facebook page? So don't miss that and then this coming Sunday February second episode eighty two of the knife junkie podcast. That's our weekend weekend interview show. Imbaba another youtube reviewer. That you're GONNA have a chance to talk with you. Had a chance to talk with Spicy Dicey one of my new favorites from the last last two years or so men. His channel has caught on like wildfire. 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"kizer" Discussed on The Knife Junkie Podcast
"This is our mid week. Supplemental Edition of the podcast where we get to dive deep into some of the knife stories in the news but also coming up this week week we have a first tool segment and will also give a preview or give. Some dates of upcoming knife shows at the end of this month as well as was February and looking into march a little bit so baba a full show again this week on the supplemental. Indeed it's supplemental is. Does it a good excuse to Kind of wax poetic about the new knives coming out that I just. I can't keep my eyes off or at that I think are important news in any new knives and in your hands hands or future back I do actually will I have Both new knives in my hands and and I got the launch nine nine. The kershaw automatic little diminutive automatic last week and it hasn't left my pocket in that time. I'll get to that in a a second. What I what I did want to mention in terms of new knives though Our new knives out on the market and Cup Not quite out yet but not coming from we knives and todd knife and tool is the root kit which is coming out this new knife. The root kit is so cool. It's got a it's got sort of the leaf shaped blade of the recent of their most recent release but it has instead of that sort of wedge shaped handle it has a more contoured handle. It still has sort of the futuristic lines to it Milton into the carbon-fiber. But it just looks like an amazing kind of low profile but sizable blade sort of carry in any case We talk about that. A bit Thursday night knives with Terrel Half of the design team of that. Tara Todd Mozelle Rick and it's just it's just a cool knife. I can't wait to get my hands on. It was last Thursday January twenty the third edition of Thursday night knives which is the knife junkies live video. Show that you can see on both youtube as well as the knife junkies facebook facebook page where you can watch it on our website. I've junkie dot com slash live on that page the knife junkie dot com slash live. You'll also find the archive five of the past show. So if you haven't missed one catch him right there on the knife junkie dot com website. You're listening to the knife Junkie podcast and now. Here's here's the knife junkie with the Knife Life News as you know this is shot show season and so a lot of knife makers are coming out with their new designs ends for twenty twenty and presenting them at shot show and a lot of that news is trickling back to Our neck of the woods here and there are. You know I'm going to be talking talking about some of these new releases for weeks but one that you know I'm very excited for is the new Emerson releases. And they're coming out with two new knives in twenty twenty and there actually expansion of an existing line the sheepdog line. Those were the first knives that they came out with a Bowie version. And the drop point version. Those were the first Emerson's to To have a flipper and I run on bearings in any case they were one of the first anyway and So this this is an emerson knife that has three ways of opening it. Of course you have the wave because its an emerson. You have the thumb disc or you have the flipper and what they're coming out with now is the sheepdog mini and these are many versions of the sheep. Talk as you may imagine. They've been reduced the hamster name. Yeah it's the new. They've been reduced in size to an overall of seven point one inches. I believe there era three and a quarter inch blades. And I'm sitting here. I'm staring at them and I never got to be totally honest. I'm a huge Emerson Fan. As you know never cared for the for the sheepdog line Something about the lines on them didn't agree with my I but I'm sitting here staring at the mini versions. And they are both both the Bowie in the draw. Point are very compelling and looked like awesome knives and So maybe this will be how I get my feet in the in the sheepdog headline but yeah so you you know the real Unique selling proposition of the of these knives are the three opening Features same steel same. Same same setup as usual. Same Titanium liners but Just small just less lines for you to look at so. Maybe that's the reason the maybe. Sometimes you take a knife you stretch it out. It looks weird or you condense it. It looks weird in this case condensing. This knife made it look better in my opinion. You know I'm just shallow and I care about looks you said it. Not Me. Speaking a shot show Kaiser They also had some new releases. Yup Yup well you know. Last week we talked about a couple of new Kaiser's one of them were the the lung quist. New Lundquist was that called the the The airfoil or the or the some something having to do with airplanes now I forget But the mind is the first thing to go. It is indeed indeed that would a while ago so but now the show is begun. we were seeing everything that causes coming out with and there are some pretty cool ones and I just wanted to highlight a few of them and the one that I think is getting the most press because it was first up on the knife news article and it seems is to this image seems to be going around but it's the new inversion by Dirk. Pinkerton a Dirk Pinkerton. It's going to be coming on the podcast time in the near future. He's got some really great designs from through Kaiser and then others of his own Custom shop but this inversion is really cool. Who'll because it's kind of kind of a call style knife? It looks like the Blade is put in the handle backwards. You have if you just look at the handle you have the sort of typical contours and curves. You'd see on the spine of modern tactical knife. You know Kinda swells up. And then there's is a little dip for your thumb and then on the on the posterior side there's a a big swell and then grew it just looks like a regular tactical knife except except the blade comes out of the top then suddenly realize the handle is what's inverted so when the Subtly Hawk build beautifully flee warn clift blade POPs out of this titanium frame lock slipper and you hold it in the traditional manner with your finger in that finger grooved the edge will be up instead of down and This facilitates certain ways of really of fighting. I mean it's kind of like a an edge up call style style of fighting or an edge in if you have it in reverse grip and you hold this knife The handle in the natural manner you haven't reverse grip while the edge will be facing in and and that's useful in some. You know very specific kind of trapping and knife fighting techniques that I know from Philippines and I'm sure there are other reasons why that is practical. I just love it. Because it's a gorgeous knife it's got this beautiful sort of Stair stepped a mill pattern and the blade is is a knockout but useful. Not so sure but great great for the Design Design Category Glory in my collection. Okay so like it for aesthetics and looks and You know maybe how it feels but For for usefulness low low on the scale well at least for the knife junkie extremely useful in those knife-fights again. Oh exactly us on a weekly basis so if I am shop I've lost count so the theme this year with Kaiser seems to be Kind of dipping back into the stable and bringing back act designers that they've had success within the past in getting new knife knife designs from them but also reaching out to some newer designers or other designers that they haven't worked with just going through the the large list of new knives. I have to say and this is just Kinda my gut reaction. I do like Kaiser's and I have a few on down to one one And then a tango but I do like Kaiser's but they tend to start looking at the same to me kind of like bench maids like after a while. I can't keep them all all straight and they all kind of have a semi unique titanium frame. Lock look but after a while so. This election is kind of hopelessly Kaiser to me a lot of unique designs. But they're like. Oh yeah okay that makes sense. There's just one of the Raja.
"kizer" Discussed on The Knife Junkie Podcast
"Here's the knife Nice Junkie with the Nice Life News so SC has come out with a fixed blade version of their very popular. Zan Kudo folding knife. And this one's called with the ZAN Kudo but instead of Z. A. N. CDO. It's X. N. C. You do so sounds the same looks different. I suppose But this fixed blade version looks I don't know I I really liked. I've never been a fan of the of the folding Zan Kudo but this just something about it looks very appealing. It's a three inch blade. Se instead of using their their normal ten ninety five high carbon steel went with S. Thirty five I've Ian on this and I'm assuming because it's a small three inch Utility knife More of an ADC than anything. That's going to receive any sort of impacts. You don't need that sort of high toughness of ten ninety five and It's got g ten handle scales and it comes with two different sets of skills One is just STA regular molded sculpted scale and then the second one is the same scale except for the large oval. Cut Out in the second second half of the handle and that is so that you can apparently hang this thing with its kayaks sheath on a Caribbean her hanging off your bag bag if you're if you're hiking with it interesting thing that the whole s thirty five e n which Se has not used. Before as far as I know They're also going way to be offering as thirty-five Vian on se. Three very very popular Small camping knife so S. C. Three. I think again. And that's A. That's a knife that frequently often FLEXES INTO ADC and to sort of everyday used for people such a great little knife. I'm great little universally shape that why not just have it be as thirty five. UN and not worry about the the stainless the stainless quality. And all that so much. So you said that was Esi knives as how you pronounce it. But it's spelled E. S. e.. Yes and unfortunately I can't remember what that stands for. It is an acronym and I think it might be in Spanish but don't quote me on that all right well I think about it. We'll try to look it up and put it in the show not don't hold I don't hold me to it all right GonNa talk about Seems kind of interesting here. We knives and Kaiser Razor all involving just lundquist yet just in Lundquist hot designer Knife maker who a few years ago His designed the feist was a front flipper. I believe it was the first front flipper that Kaiser made and One of the first real popular ones out there and people went nuts for it. Very cool design very minimalist design and then he also came out with the angst also with With Kaiser uh-huh Angst yes. Me Too I have knifings. So yeah he he. He is back with both Kaiser. And we With Kaiser he's back with this cool. Little knife called the contrails and That's in their vanguard series and Jim. I'm not sure if you know this but Kaiser the the vanguard series is a high value line of knives so go get some of the same designs in their higher value lines just with lesser materials. Israel's and by lesser I mean. VG Ten steel actually. They're moving to one fifty four. CSM With this controversial. And hopefully they do that across across the whole line I love one one fifty four see him steal. Vj Ten. It's fine fine. Steel leaves me cold but so anyway. This contrails I. I am assuming is called Contra because it's Kinda like you can fly with it you can't really But it's very people friendly. Very sheep will friendly. It's got two inch kind of a happy looking. A curved bellied worn cliff blade. I Dunno sheep's footplate. I don't know what you call this thing but it's got a had a downward slope slope from the from the from the spine of the blade and it's got sort of a curved edge so it can't be a warrant cliff. I guess it's sheep's foot but anyway this little thing is friendly looking like I said it's GonNa come in a number of colors. It's a liner lock and using one fifty four. It looks like a great little all secondary or tertiary pocket knife. I would definitely go for it if I were Hino if I could actually if I would actually carry it I would i. I would get something like that. What do you mean by that? I just keep finding myself buying these awesome little knives and I like him. 'cause I love the designs but I just never carry the little knives. Your big ignites. That's right 'cause I want my only my own that's right. We all knew that but also he's got to others coming out with we knife and frankly I don't know if he's ever done anything with we knife before but these two years coming up the cool I'll get. I'll get the the first one. He's got a dagger Bagher coming out. Which I just love and it's called the dagger like the Office of Strategic Services the precursor the CIA? And it's this beautiful well Beautiful Little Dagger Double edged naturally as it should be But it's it's based on the Lapel Daggers of world. War Two these these little these little last ditch dagger flat dagger knives that despise would have sewn in in the lapels of their jacket just in case. They're getting roughed up they could pull it. Yeah so anyway I. It's GonNa be a two point one three inch twenty seavy Chisel ground dagger and that to sounds so up my alley. I'm going to have to going to have gotta gotta add it to the little exactly but the but the one that's a little more interesting in terms of what I think will get more airplay out. There is his black void opus. Which I'm sorry? That is such a pretentious name. It makes my head spin but in listening to Justin lundquist talking about designing this. I can see that. Justin Lundquist is an artist. Just by the way he talks. You know I went to my fair share of art school six years if if if that's if that's long enough and he talks about He was designing the knife. He was playing with the positive negative space and the voids and and and And he has a lot of interesting ideas behind how he came up with this thing aesthetically but none of that matters it is a beautiful connive though it is it is really a beautiful very sleek very nice looking front flipper People should just look look it up at the blade itself has. It's sort of stabby worn coffee. It's kind of in the Justin Lundquist. It's what you you might imagine him designing go for But anyway I just loved that kind of very artsy description of because this is someone who obviously to to whom that that means a lot. You know So anyway focus on positive and negative space like Miles Davis. It's the notes I don't play. Well I from just a bure business standpoint. I find it interesting that at the same time. He's got knives coming out with Kaiser and we so I just. It's like interesting how that were any. No one else is is kind of interesting that things the products that have a story attached to them. Whether it's organic milk that comes from happy cows or whether it's this knife designed by a heady artistic knife designer like a product that has a story behind it is inherently more interesting though absolutely absolutely Jim I wanted to bring up Spartan Blades Spartan blades. It's been around for. I would say less than ten years and they really differentiated themselves themselves right out of the gate for their high end. Beautiful unusual fix played combat knives and The Spartan Line names all of their products after Greek mythological figures and weapons and such and You know that that really had me right at the start first of all. I always liked the design of their fixed. Blade knives and I just liked that. They were doing unusual things with them in terms of shape and and such but they were always out of reach. You know pretty expensive fixed blade knives. A lot of people these are. These are prices. People WanNa pay on something that at that has a mechanism a lot of the time. But I'm very happy to find out that they just launched the silverline their price conscious silverline and I'm not exactly sure what the prices are but price conscious to me means. It's less than there. It's clearly much less than their regular line. But that could still leave you with with a with a a fine bill anyway. They're coming out with three knives. The allala the allow which is an ABC style of almost almost four inch a drop point blade and then the Dennis which is a five and a half inch Now this one looks the most like a combat knife. It's a knife that could could you do hard hard use tasks with it but it also has a an aggressive point to it and you can definitely use it as a fighting knife and then they have a vagary curve. Chopper called the MCI now. This is three solid Offerings across a span of uses coming coming from Spartan. I think that was smart and usually these thirty five. UN and I think twenty CV this time out there using ten ninety five Crow Van Tennessee. Five is a great deal for outdoor knives. Great steal for fixed blade knives. especially if you're going to be using them hard and you need that sort of toughness so I I think that was a a smart move there and they're going to be powder coated which a helps with the The fact that the ten ninety five is high carbon steel and it also looks tactical so it goes with the whole with the whole Mystique or anything. The cool thing about this is they're going to be made in in New York by K. Bar and As you know we mentioned on the show while back a spartan knives in K-bar came together to form Pine Lynn Cutlery without down in North Carolina so southern Pines. I think yeah so this is a this is kind of the same thing. Same companies same partnership it's under a different under different shingle. But it's kind of kicking that K bar and Spartan relationship into high gear. So That's interesting. I think that's great to see. I Love K.. Mart knives and they make great stuff. Well I like my cable or not all right wrapping up a knife life news. Talk about One of the names that We always hear a lot about spider. Yes yes so. Spider Code just came out with our first product reveal the year. They've been this. This is their second year Doing it this way instead of instead of showing everyone what they plan on coming out with. At the beginning of the year they are coming out with several different Product reveals in which they release out. You know whatever amount of lives are ready to go and there are some pretty cool edition at this time. There is the bombshell which is a flash batch of Michael Birch design the custom knife of that same name? It's a knife I've been seeing on Instagram for a long time to beautiful thing and it's a great knife to to have spider co make. It looks like the aesthetic fits fits perfectly into spider coz line. It's going to have a less than three inch blade so it's pretty small but it's a it's going to be twenty steel and it's going to be a big fat fat little knife and I thought that was a cool just right off the bat. I thought that was a great custom knife to see Get despite Akot treatment but one thing. That's really interesting to me. This year is Jim. They're they're they're premiering two new steals CPM S. P. Y.. Twenty seven or spy twenty seven seven so they teamed up with crucible industries to create that and that will appear on exclusively spider.
"kizer" Discussed on The Breakdown with Shaun King
"Ooh around the country. Most states have a law that in some ways protects victims of human trafficking in sex trafficking. It's called affirmative defense. And if you can prove in your trial to prosecutors that you committed a crime because you were being trafficked you can normally be acquitted of certain charges and Wisconsin is one of the places that has that policy of affirmative defense. And I get it crystal. Kaiser Heiser was absolutely victim of sex trafficking without a doubt and because she was a victim of that because is apparently twenty different young black girls in and around Milwaukee were victims of this man theoretically if they did something to him to get away from him they should be able to use affirmative defense and what crystal Kaiser who was first trafficked and sexually assaulted by this man when she was just sixteen years old. What she is saying is that that's exactly what happened. that he was assaulting her attempting to sexually assault her and that she shot and and killed him. In that moment now prosecutors are saying hey we see texts from you that make us think that maybe you plan on planning on doing something to this man or stealing his car doing something like that. I don't know if that's true or not. I haven't seen the text messages. All I know. Is that the man she killed was absolutely trafficking little children filming photos and videos of they found thousands of images video files and more in his house and have now interviewed nearly twenty twenty different victims of his some of the people in the photos and videos. They haven't even identified yet and so she was one of those victims victims and she killed him. And what I'm trying to say is how is she charged with murder. If she killed the man who was trafficking her. How is that not an affirmative defense. And I don't know in in in some ways I don't mean to be flip it. I don't really care what she was texting. It's already been proven that at this man was doing horrible things to little children including her and so that this affirmative defense and a judge actually ruled recently. Salaam that no this affirmative defense will not apply in this case. I'm deeply disturbed by it. I'm not saying that anybody who gets shot and killed that people should be able to use affirmative defense but what we see is stand Sanjay ground. Remember how I started this episode. The law stand your ground which basically says if you a regular citizen not a police officer but just a regular citizen if you fear for your life in some moment in use lethal force to protect yourself you're protected under the stand your ground policy which is exactly how George Zimmerman was able to get off in the murder of Trayvon Martin a young boy who was an unarmed non-violent peaceful young boy who was walking in home in his own neighborhood who was then chased and confronted by George Zimmerman. Who was heavily armed. He you you stand your ground but what we see all over. The country is girls and women who try to use that policy or similar policies sees to protect themselves from demonstrably vicious men get no protection and ended up going to jail sometimes sometimes in the case of Sin Toya Brown who was convicted sentenced to life in thankfully. Her sentence was commuted by outgoing governor in Tennessee. But had that not happened she could have been there. She was a senior citizen. So what are we going to do crystal Kaiser. This is not okay okay. It's not okay that this young girl who was trafficked by this man in shot and killed failed him. It's not okay that she goes to prison for life in right now. That's what Wisconsin is threatening that the crimes. They're charging for in Wisconsin. This constant have a mandatory life sentence in the days in weeks ahead. I'm going to continue to study this case to learn more about it to wrap my mind around how we're going to be able to support her and I'm going to build some action steps with you in mind. Listen I WANNA thank each of you for listening. I cannot believe that this is our one hundred and fiftieth episode as we continue on here day after day. Thank you so much for all of our faithful listeners and supporters. Thank you for your wonderful reviews. We are almost almost at our holiday break but we have a few more episodes left in twenty nineteen but I cannot believe that we've made it all all the way to episode number one fifty. Of course thank you so much to all the members of the North Star for your generous support. Thank you so so much till Asandra Who is our new director of podcasting. And does everything to keep me in line and helps make sure this podcast gasworks every day into our senior producer. Who does all the hard work making sure that each episode sounds great musically and Sonically. Tila Sandra in Willis thank you all so much for your hard work. Thank you of course to the entire team and staff at Northstar into every single to one of you listening for taking all of our action steps. We ask action steps coming here to Support Crystal Kaiser Take Care Bye bring bring them and bring the bring bring in Britain break. Bring a break break.
"kizer" Discussed on The Breakdown with Shaun King
"Where I'm about to go as a breakdown on this horrible case with Crystal Kaiser and just the general mistreatment of survivors of sexual assault in our legal system. In general I have to go back to something that I've unpacked and explain many times but I don't think I could ever say it enough America's justice the system. That's what it's known as we prefer to call it America's legal system. There's very little justice. They're America's legal system system was not designed with victims in mind it was certainly not designed with rehabilitation in mind and in many ways it was not designed for women was not designed to benefit women in in in general it was not designed to benefit or support victims of crimes it was designed almost exclusively to be very punitive and it was designed as a tool of power it was particularly designed for white men to be in power power to stay in power and to suppress everybody else at the expense of that goal. I mean that in my bones in my heart. That's really what the Book Slavery by another name Exposes. It's really what put which won the Pulitzer Prize. It's really what the new Jim Crow By. Dr Michelle Alexander Exposes and you need easy to understand why the system was built who it was built for to understand how we could not only get this case of crystal. Asto Kaiser but how we could see a problematic trend of survivors of sexual assault of all kinds being being overlooked mistreated in so many ways all over the country. Let me go a little deeper Britain back epoch. I not only want to just speak facts about this case. I WANNA speak facts about the issue and problem specifically differently. Here's what we know when Bristol. Kaiser was sixteen years old. She came into contact with thirty three year old. Man They named Randy Velarde. We know prosecutors accept this. The defense accepts this. This is fact. We know that Randy Velarde sexually abused Crystal Multiple Times. We know it because she said so and we know it because he filmed. I'm did she had no idea. It had been found but when police arrested Vol- are in February of twenty eighteen charges included sexual assault of children and they released him in February of two thousand eighteen without bail even though he was arrested for the sexual assault of children. No Bail Voeller. Who is white remained free free from those charges for three months? Even though police found a ton of evidence that that he had abused sexually abused at least a dozen preteen in underage teenage black girls and he remained free until crystal went to Randy Velarde House. This past June shot him in the head Lynn his body on fire and left his house. Those are facts. That's that's what we know. All of that is true in Randy Velarde House. They found a mountain of evidence photos videos online evidence that he was on what people call the dark dark web. Whatever that is just a secret way to do illegal stuff. On the Internet that's not easily detected. He was using using crypto currency to buy in trade girls black girls and clearly he had found a market it for them and crystal. Kaiser was one of them. The police in prosecutors knew all of that before. Crystal Kaiser shot and killed him. I don't have. I'm not in a conundrum. I don't have any reservations Jason. You'll hear me say regularly. That cash bail is problematic in so many ways than it is often A A sentence for people in poverty who are arrested sometimes even just for petty crimes and because they just don't have one hundred dollars five hundred dollars thousand five thousand awesome. Whatever it may be. They may wait in jail for months years and I've seen people in jail for multiple years just because they couldn't afford a what it appears to be a relatively affordable cash. Bail the family just doesn't have it randy. Voeller had no cash cash bail. And when he was released he continued to do the very thing that police and prosecutors knew. He was doing until he attempted to do it. One last time with Crystal Kaiser and she shot and killed him. Let me me explain so much of what went wrong there because it's going wrong all over the country the breakdown say certain fax over and over again because I hope that you can memorize them in there in your brain like they're In mind but the nation has right around twenty four hundred district attorney's offices and prosecutors across the country in those twenty only four hundred offices their attitudes about how they should handle. Sexual assault varies widely across the country. On one end you have reform minded prosecutors. That are taking an innovative survivor. Centered approach to sexual assault. They're they're doing things and using their offices to things like placing survivors with trained victims advocates. And they're making sure that survivors have access to the police reports to test results to therapy. A district attorney's office can do all of that on the other end in this is I would say the the mainstream of American prosecutors on the other end our prosecutors who take an outdated view of sexual assault bay a participate in victim blaming and shaming they trivialize sexual ovalles sexual violence and they even ignore survivors. Who Come forward Lord and in so many ways. That's exactly what happened in the case of Randy Voeller. who was sexually assaulting not just girls but young black girls who in most prosecutors offices just don't don't have value they aren't treasured you? You've heard me say this before just a few days ago. Do the Taylor Swift test. Please ask yourself. What would they do if this was Taylor Swift. But in Milwaukee doc it was not Taylor swift all right. It was twenty young black girls from we believe at least as young as twelve years sold on up and the city of Milwaukee. The Police Department the Sheriff's Office the Kenosha County District Attorney's the office did not take seriously. And we see this all over the country in Travis. County Texas District Attorney. Margaret Moore has made statements about sexual assault that survivors say perpetuates a culture of disbelieving demeaning and ignoring them. The district attorney there are more said publicly that nonconsensual sexual incidents is what she says. Incidents by an acquaintance do not rise to the level of sexual assault in other words. If somebody you know which is what most sexual assaults are there. Most of them are by somebody. You know if somebody you know does something against you that you did not consent to. She says it doesn't rise to the level of sexual assault. She said that rape involving victims who had consumed alcohol. Drugs are not prosecutable bull as a criminal act and sexual assault survivors in Travis. County are suing district attorney more over their mistreatment in the mishandling handling of their cases at least eight. Different sexual assault survivors have now sued district attorney more a class action lawsuit alleging Gender Gender Discrimination for systematically ignoring sexual assault against women in violating their right to equal protection under the law. One survivor ever. Emily Bouchart also filed an individual suit against the Assistant District Attorney Melinda Montfort and da Margaret and more and Travis County alleging that the assistant district attorney made horrible statements suggesting that bore chartres consented to being sexually actually assault that. She didn't Bouchart later. Filed for a temporary restraining order to prevent more and her assistant district attorney from disparaging disparaging her in public. So we see this all over the country and DA. More there in Travis County Da. Moore's record has long indicated a failure to prioritize sexual assault cases. Listen to this district attorney. Moore's.
"kizer" Discussed on KQED Radio
"More than thirty thousand L A public school, teachers and employees are striking for a second day today. And you've heard the main issues teacher pay class size support staff, but another bone of contention has to do with charter schools. There is expected to be a big protest here in L A over class size and staffing today Kizer. Ws? Anna Scott has been on the picket line at a middle school that shares classrooms with two charters. Teachers marched in the rain Monday outside Daniel Webster middle school. But it was business as usual for two charters that share the campus. Jeff Williams is one of the teachers on strike with really like having Burger King and McDonald's exist in the same building. Then, you know, they are a competitor for the district acts like we're not in competition. We are cohabitating with them. L A unified has authorized more independent charters than any other school district in the country. Two hundred twenty four this strike is about pay resources and the number of nurses in schools among other things, but for some it's also a referendum on charters, which compete for students and dollars charter schools currently pull more than one hundred thousand pupils and hundreds of millions of dollars in state funding from L as regular public schools each year. That's one issue. That's union leaders at odds with L A USD superintendent Austin and not one that's likely to be resolved. Even when this strike ends for the California report. I'm scott. We're gonna turn now to survivors of the campfire up in paradise. They like the rest of us heard yesterday that PG and E plans to file for chapter eleven bankruptcy. Utility's equipment is at the center of the investigation into the campfire a fire which killed at least eighty six people and caused billions of dollars in damages. So as you can imagine survivors reaction to PG, and these big news, it's between outrage and disillusionment idiot. Polly Stryker in its filing with the securities and Exchange Commission. PGE said chapter eleven would restore the company's financial stability, which is in the interests of all stakeholders, including wildfire survivors who are suing. Amanda riddle. Couldn't disagree more. She's a bay area lawyer who currently represents more than eight hundred campfire victims, she had this to say about PGN as leadership. They're shielding the company and themselves from liability. They're hiding from their responsibilities. If they file bankruptcy. Michael Jenkins blames PG any for the loss of his home to the fire. He says the utility should have turned the power off in the high winds on November eighth as it had warned. It might his opinion of the bankruptcy plans. They already knew they're in trouble on the only way they can get out of it is unless they do file bankruptcy fifth-generation Butte county resident do Gringo lost his family home of over forty years in Congo. Even so he thinks highly of PG any workers calling them diligent responsible. If there were. For people that were in the corporation that made judgment calls as far as maintaining a quick moment that sailed for cost saving measure, those individuals should be held accountable and not the company, but just who will be held accountable is far from clear investigators are still looking at the role PG needs equipment played starting the campfire. But the company hasn't yet been declared at fault for the California report. I'm Polly Stryker support for the California report comes from Eric and Wendy Schmidt whose fund for strategic innovation supports transformative ideas that benefit humanity while protecting the natural world recognizing through science.
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