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"mr burke" Discussed on Slate's Hang Up and Listen

Slate's Hang Up and Listen

05:24 min | 11 months ago

"mr burke" Discussed on Slate's Hang Up and Listen

"Jeff passan does and we were thrilled that he joined us today. Jeff thanks for coming on the show gentleman now. It is time for after balls and i'm sure as he crossed the finish line lamont. Marcel jacobs was thinking about just the the storied history of one hundred meter dash in the olympics. And the first name that would have popped into. His mind is the name of the first champion in the one hundred meter dash. Also the first champion in the four hundred meter dash thomas edmund. Tom burke of the united states of america won those titles in eighteen ninety six. He was a student at boston. University school of law known as the cradle of sprinters cradle of american sprinters by rachel. Well that's what they claim and joel. What was his time in the olympic final. Mr burke was so into pre limbs. He ran an eleven eight. Ed in the final. He ran twelve flat which pressure got to him. That would that would that. Would that would probably win a twelve year old amita twelve year olds today. Man fairness joel. He was wearing leather shoes. And running on sand. Probably will burlap sack to you. Think that was as olympic the The image of him on the wikipedia page makes it look like he's from the sixteen hundreds as opposed to being born in eighteen seventy five of photography technology in the nineteen th century. He looks like a kind of sad victorian. Gentlemen but all credit. Don't wanna take anything away just like you said you talked all this crap about lamont marshall jacobs but don't want to take anything away from the guy. Congratulations well i mean just twelve seconds. It's pretty terrible. We've come log way. He said he. There's not a high school meet in texas that he could win with that. Time an paso paso stephan. What's your thomas burke. Close listeners of this podcast will recall during the two thousand eighteen winter olympics. I after bald about my favorite of all the olympics broadcast channels olympic channel news. The channel is produced by these so-called host broadcaster for the games the owned company that delivers signals of every second of every sport from every venue to the licensees who pay billions to air them. I'm going to quote what i wrote back then because nothing's really changed in the intervening years four which i'm extremely grateful because why mess with success. Anyway here's how. I described olympic channel news back in two thousand eighteen. If the olympics worry soviet socialist republic olympic channel news would be at state run broadcaster olympic channel news performs the amazing feat of imbuing the easy to manufacture drama of the olympics with the excitement of nike olympic. Channel news is olympic tv as if north korea were producing olympics tv. I also compared it to c. span and to middle school sex education film circa nineteen fifty seven. The formula now is as then just the facts recaps of events from variously accented readers. I imagine there's an olympic channel news in romanian and one in spanish and tagalog. And maybe one or do. The bbc world service of the games then their images from the medal ceremonies then banal and anodyne interviews with the medal winners all three for each recap the vent. Their air quotes profiles of athletes in which a producer assembles a string of unconnected soundbites and bureau end delicious on voiced over montage time fillers of random unlabeled events of the flame of downtown tokyo of giant olympic rings sculptures of a pagoda a fish market. Whatever there's also animation bullet trains leaving the starting blocks table. Tennis being played on top of skyscrapers and somber music always somber music. Sometimes it's hard to understand what both the athlete and the translator are saying in these clips. Here's a profile of three time. Cuban wrestling gold medalists hand lopez. Unions wasn't even couldn't quite figure out either them. I think the women's seventy six kilogram weightlifting. Competition was pretty exciting though. I wasn't sure based on this olympic channel news. Recap the gold medal contest between america's cartoon night and the borough quad one hundred forty five kilos. If he managed avowedly would be an old law noli..

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"mr burke" Discussed on This Week In Google

This Week In Google

03:32 min | 11 months ago

"mr burke" Discussed on This Week In Google

"Boy twenty eggs two nanometers I don't know what's the layman's description of of what we're talking because it isn't really accurate anymore. It used to be. He's to be related transistor density and you can see the more transistors. You could put on the chip the more power that chip conceivably have that was andy. That was Whose law gosh. now i've moore's law and And and it was. it was more predicted. The number transit's chip with double every eighteen months. It did for a long time. I don't know if it's still is But that really comes down to how small you can make that process right the transit services small. So what you're really measuring. I think kevin correct me when you talk about Ten nanometers two nanometers used to be the size of the the traces. Right the connected these things But now at longer applies because it's not a two dimensional field of transistors their stack stack now. Now it's more like ten nanometer equivalent or two nanometer equivalent. You really what you should be talking about transistor density. That's the real okay number. You're talking about and they. I don't i don't know are are they going up. Are they doubling eighteen. Every eighteen months anymore. I don't know that that's that's happening. Basically the what. They were measuring. This starting what happened. What happened was that they started. Ultra different Constraints rather than in dubbing the density. They started wearing power consumption and optimizing that up idle so it was also doubling rate. Was the only thing they would think that that ended up causing problems too because i'm multiple multiple because he became a big problem and Although i have to say the the m one apples and one has sixteen billion transistors. Wow on something the size of your phone. So some nails amazed at remarkable. Moore's law i think intel ran into this with maybe it was even back to the eye tena where it was so hot and the clock speeds were stalled and so they just decided you know what we gotta do is guess put more more cores And then it required software being redesigned to take advantage of this course and a lot of software still does i was gonna say people like adobe still struggle with. Yeah with that. Yeah only a few things you know cousy and blurry you're gonna you're gonna go off. Split that up. Yeah he'll most of us still doing some type in waiting for you and so in waiting a long time. Let's take a little time out. Kevin marks great to have you Mr aunt put and of course jason howell. Jeff good deal all about android your return to the seat but shares. Yeah yeah it was good to be back flow. I forgot was away on vacation and so it was almost next week. It's got expert. Yes we've got russell holly joining us love russell. He's great he's a now but yeah it was great. It was just me ron hanging out and had a blast always do love that show in burke list to right at berkeley's we have victor and victor back. The ones twos so. It's a good time. I have no idea what you guys are talking about. Mr burke was. td was he He was the teed off during the during copays. Now victor student. Victor was before and so back during the lockdown harris we got to introduce everybody to burke on that show all.

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"mr burke" Discussed on F That Noise

F That Noise

04:34 min | 1 year ago

"mr burke" Discussed on F That Noise

"A shit y'all in high school in some kid study all through a battery at the teachers. Do you remember that. No maybe it was junior high but it was like it was like it was the same room where jamie had jumped up on the desk that time with the teacher low. Well that's how. I do remember that if the high school andy pence was throwing a battery across the room somebody it hit the teacher in the head because i remember i was sitting near the teacher to grab her head elliott. Somebody he through a battery across the room smacked her in that. It was humanities dietrich's short one crisis. Long hair mrs grayson which woah greisinger rice injure the head and now you say that did that that go. I laughed my ass off. He was trying not to laugh because he could tell he was in so much fucking with funniest kids. A lot of kids are in thinking about that. I'll tell you what we were doing. Like the parent teacher conferences for own for isabella. And you're going class to class like in the switch off you go to the next one so it gets pretty routine entire after a while so were there and Kerry goes on there and they go into this class and she didn't realise her. Mike was live and isabel is in a new school and she goes. Oh there's so and so's parents you were telling me about him or something and it turns out she was live and they said mr burke your your mic is on it up and isabel was absolutely mortified. Imagine it was just. Yeah just bluer a night. That was that was a tough one. Don't talk house after issue all right. Let's say let's go. Let's go around the horn here with what we're watching listening reading anything. Start like not. Obviously the mandalorian team will start. Let's start with you james. I see that kind of into learn. I did see i was telling mike about this yesterday. saw on showtime airing a documentary on belushi called belushi Which was fairly good. I thought it was decent stella. Like i wanted more discussion about his movies. Just because. I'm a big movie. Nerd and i want to hear more about he. Did this one trunked. Movie called old boyfriends. I wanted to hear more about that. That even discuss it so They mostly focused alanis drug addiction. Which is i. Don't know i would like more about these career but it was all good. That's sort of what they did with wired member that it wasn't a documentary. They not the book but When they made the movie the commission. Yeah yeah was all about the drug. Use more than anything and you wanted to get. You felt like you could get inside. Look in something new about. Yeah so. I mean it's still good. I liked it. It was interesting about is that they actually have audio clips of people talking so you got chevy chase and herald ramos and christopher guest. There's a bunch of people that discussed and they interviewed and ivan reitman and so forth so a lot of that judge. Jim belushi is one of them on there too so that was interesting. I thought that was kind of neat. But overall i thought was good worth checking and then i saw this movies like two years old now. I a big or movie nerd. So i've seen every fucking hormone things. Don't bother me. This is the first hormone that scare me. Decades actually watched a movie called hereditary. Oh i saw that movie fucking shit. That movie first off. It's like ordinary people. If it was a horror film only coletta's fucked up like meryl streep man toni collette. That's working actress out there. She is so next to my Girlfriend jodie foster button. Solve fucking go. She's not i refused. She wants she made a movie. Called the beaver. Komo i know kyrie.

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"mr burke" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:41 min | 1 year ago

"mr burke" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"This is Andrew calling from Charlotte, North Carolina. Hey, How are things in Charlotte? You know all things considered. I think we're doing pretty well. What do you do there? I am a professional musician. I am a specifically a professional church musician. I play organ piano harpsichord. I compose and I direct choirs. All right. I have a question for you because I'm going to admit something I have decided to, like. Spend my pandemic recently trying to learn the piano. How speaking to a professional musician? How do you get your left hand to do something entirely different than your right hand at the same time? One hand at a time and then Adam together. On. And if you think that's fun, try doing it with the organ where you get to use your feet at the same time. Whoa! Well, Andrew, Welcome to the show. Bill Curtis is going to read you three news related limericks with the last word or phrase missing from each if you can fill in that last word or phrase correctly on two of the limericks. You will be a winner. Ready to play. I am here is your first Limerick. With my Oreos. I am a dunker. When the world goes dark. We both shall hunker. When the space rocks assault. We'll be safe in our vault. As buy cookies. Stay safe in my bunker. Yes, Bunker after the apocalypse comes may be reduced to eating each other, but at least we'll have dessert. Company that makes Oreos has announced the creation of the Oreo vault. A secure storage facility on an Arctic island. The vault is bomb proof weatherproof and hopefully college roommate proof. It was built near the very real and very serious global seed vault that's intended to help Rego crops following an extension level event, which is nice, but vegetables do not have a cream filling. So the Nabisco company Say they built the vault in response to the news of an asteroid. That has a 0.41% chance of colliding with Earth. Surely that Oreo vault should only open once we finished everything in the vegetable vault. Exactly. Don't get to go to the Ori evolve until you finish the vegetable for a mom. No, I hope there's a milk fault Nearby Exactly. Andrew Here is your next Limerick. Every fall, we turn into a bunker. For one flavor. We act like we're drunken. For seasonal spies. We will pay a high price. We pay extra for foods labeled Pumpkin. Yes, Very good Fall is in the air. So it's time to put on the scarf jump in some leaves and pay 175% premium for food flavored like the world's hardest vegetable. According to a new study. Pumpkin flavored products are priced way higher than their boring, unseasonal counterparts. Ah, box of pumpkin cookies at Whole Foods, for example, costs almost twice the amount As their chocolate cookies because everybody knows that if you eat nutmeg and cinnamon together at any other time of year, you die. Could I ask a scientific question about the pumpkin? You May Adam. If you carved a design into this pumpkin seed, would it grow in To a jack O lantern. And what Matt, The easier will not save us all a lot of time. You're a stranger to our customs. Are you not Mr Burke? Well, you know, it's great. You know, it's great about the pumpkin like They charged Mohr for anything made from pumpkin. But when you're making a Jack O lantern, you take everything inside the pump. You throw all of that away. Just throw that away and somebody said Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Some cash for the sum was like was like, you know, they have lamps right by lamb. All right. Very good. Here is your last Limerick. When they bring me a new tank mates. I greet them. This old grouper is happy to meet them. But soon my new friends will face the same end I get peckish. And then I just Keep them eat them. That's right. The staff at an aquarium in Finland threw a birthday party this week to cheer up Miko, the grouper who had been showing signs of loneliness because Miko has eaten every other fish. They put in his tank to keep him company Now, Miko is of course, lonely but Come on, Mika. What did those other fish that used to be? Your friends all have in common. That's right. You having eaten them? Maybe you're the problem here. Okay? Hey, told him they had to swim with the fishes. Couldn't they just throw in a fish bigger than Miko? Anyone for his party? They threw a party. The staff brushed his scales, which they had to do carefully. Because this is true. The last time they brushed him, he ate the brush. And this is some grouper. And then they gave him like a salmon cake. Which raises the question. Why are we enabling Miko? You know, throw a cannibal a birthday party and give him a people cake. Bill. How did Andrew do on our quiz? Andrew got every handful of pumpkin muck with through other congratulations, Andrew. Thank you all so much. Take care to love. God just wave shot at some tall too. Now on to our final game.

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"mr burke" Discussed on KQED Radio

KQED Radio

05:43 min | 1 year ago

"mr burke" Discussed on KQED Radio

"This is Andrew calling from Charlotte, North Carolina. Hey, How are things in Charlotte? You know all things considered. I think we're doing pretty well. What do you do there? I am a professional musician. I'm specifically a professional church musician. I play organ piano harpsichord. I composed and I direct choirs. Alright, I have a question for you because I'm going to admit something I have decided to, like. Spend my pandemic recently trying to learn the piano. How speaking to a professional musician? How do you get your left hand to do something entirely different than your right hand at the same time? One hand at the time and then Adam together. And if you think that's fun, try doing it with the organ where you get to use your feet at the same time. Whoa! Well, Andrew, Welcome to the show. Bill Curtis is going to read you three news related limericks for the last word or phrase missing from each If you can fill in that last word or phrase correctly on two of the limericks, you will be a winner. Ready to play. I am here is your first Limerick. With my Oreos. I am a dunker. When the world goes dark. We both shall hunker. When the space rocks assault. We'll be safe in our vault as my cookies. Stay safe in my bunker. Yes, bunker. After the apocalypse comes, we may be reduced to eating each other, but at least we'll have dessert. Company that makes Oreos has announced the creation of the Oreo vault. A secure storage facility on an Arctic island. The vault is bomb proof weatherproof and hopefully college roommate proof. It was built near the very real and very serious global seed vault that's intended to help regrow crops following an extension level event, which is nice, but vegetables do not have a cream filling. So the Nabisco company Say they built the vault in response to the news of an asteroid. That has a 0.41% chance of colliding with Earth. Surely that Oreo vault should only open once we finished everything in the vegetable bolt. Exactly. Don't get to go to the Ori evolve until you finish the vegetable for a mom. No, I hope there's a milk fault nearby. Andrew Here is your next Limerick. Every fall. We turned into a Duncan for one flavor. We act like we're drunken. For seasonal spies. We will pay a high price. We pay extra for foods labeled yes, Very good Fall is in the air. It's time to put on the scarf, jump in some leaves and pay 175% premium for food flavored like the world's hardest vegetable. According to a new study. Pumpkin flavored products are priced way higher than their boring, unseasonal counterparts. A box of pumpkin cookies at Whole Foods, for example, costs almost twice the amount As their chocolate cookies because everybody knows that if you eat nutmeg and cinnamon together at any other time of year, you die. Could I ask a scientific question about the publican? You May Adam, If you've carved a design into this pumpkin seed, would it grow in To a jack O lantern and would not be easier will not save us all a lot of time. You're a stranger to our customers. Are you not Mr Burke? You know, it's great. You know what's great about the pumpkin like They charge more for anything made from pumpkin. But when you're making a Jack O lantern, you take everything inside the pump. Throw all of that away. Just throw that away and somebody said Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Some cast for that was like was like, you know, they have lamps by land. All right. Very good. Here is your last Limerick. When they bring me a new tank mates. I greet them. This old grouper is happy to meet them. But soon my new friends will face the same end I get peckish. And then I just Eat them, eat them. That's right. The staff at an aquarium in Finland threw a birthday party this week to cheer up Miko, the grouper who had been showing signs of loneliness because Miko has eaten every other fish. They put in his tank to keep him company Now, Miko is of course, lonely. But Come on, Mika. What did those other fish that used to be? Your friends all have in common. That's right. You haven't eaten them. Maybe you're the problem here, okay? Hey, hey, told him they had to swim with the fishes. Couldn't they just throw in a fish bigger than anyone for his party? They threw him a party. The staff brushed his scales, which they had to do carefully. Because this is true. The last time they brushed him, he ate the brush on some grouper. And then they gave him like a salmon cake. Which raises the question. Why Air we enabling Miko. You know, through a cannibal a birthday party and give him a people cake. Bill. How did Andrew doing our quiz? Andrew got every handful of pumpkin muck with through other Congratulations, Andrew. Thank you all so much. Take care, Love. Now on to our final game lightning fill.

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"mr burke" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

WNYC 93.9 FM

05:43 min | 1 year ago

"mr burke" Discussed on WNYC 93.9 FM

"This is Andrew calling from Charlotte, North Carolina. Hey, How are things in Charlotte? You know all things considered. I think we're doing pretty well. What do you do there? I am a professional musician. I am specifically a professional church musician. I play organ piano harpsichord. I compose and I direct choirs. All right. I have a question for you. Because I'm going to admit something I have decided to, like. Spend my pandemic recently trying to learn the piano. How speaking to a professional musician? How do you get your left hand to do something entirely different than your right hand at the same time? One hand at a time and then Adam together on DH. If you think that's fun, try doing it with the organ where you get to use your feet at the same time. Whoa! Well, Andrew, Welcome to the show. Bill Curtis is going to read you three news related limericks with the last word or phrase missing from each if you can fill in that last word or phrase correctly on two of the limericks. You will be a winner. Ready to play. I am here is your first Limerick. With my Oreos. I am a dunker. When the world goes dark. We both shall hunker. When the space rocks assault. We'll be safe in our vault as Bonnie cookies stay safe in my bunker. Yes, Bunker after the apocalypse comes may be reduced to eating each other, but at least we'll have dessert. Company that makes Oreos has announced the creation of the Oreo vault. A secure storage facility on an Arctic island. The vault is bomb proof weatherproof and hopefully college roommate proof. It was built near the very real and very serious global seed vault that's intended to help Rego crops following an extension level event, which is nice, but vegetables do not have a cream filling. So the Nabisco company Say they built the vault in response to the news of an asteroid. That has a 0.41% chance of colliding with Earth. Surely that Oreo vault should only open once we finished everything in the vegetable vault. Exactly. Don't get to go to the Ori evolve until you finish the vegetable for a mom. No, I hope there's a milk fault Nearby Exactly. Andrew Here is your next Limerick. Every fall, we turn into a bunker. For one flavor. We act like we're drunken. For seasonal spies. We will pay a high price. We pay extra for foods labeled Pumpkin. Yes, Very good Fall is in the air. So it's time to put on the scarf jump in some leaves and pay 175% premium for food flavored like the world's hardest vegetable. According to a new study. Pumpkin flavored products are priced way higher than their boring, unseasonal counterparts. Ah, box of pumpkin cookies at Whole Foods, for example, costs almost twice the amount As their chocolate cookies because everybody knows that if you eat nutmeg and cinnamon together at any other time of year, you die. Could I ask a scientific question about the pumpkin? You May Adam. If you carved a design into this pumpkin seed, would it grow in To a jack O lantern. And what Matt, be easier will not save us all a lot of time. You're a stranger to our customs. Are you not Mr Burke? Well, you know, it's great. You know what's great about the pumpkin like They charge Mohr for anything made from pumpkin. But when you're making a Jack O lantern, you take everything inside the pump. You throw all of that away. Just throw that away and somebody said Wait a minute. Wait a minute. Some cash for the sum was like was like, you know, they have lamps, right? Not by land. All right. Very good. Here is your last Limerick. When they bring me a new tank mates. I greet them. This old grouper is happy to meet them. But soon my new friends will face the same end I get peckish. And then I just Keep them eat them. That's right. The staff at an aquarium in Finland threw a birthday party this week to cheer up Miko, the grouper who had been showing signs of loneliness because Miko has eaten every other fish. They put in his tank to keep him company Now, Miko is of course, lonely but Come on, Mika. What did those other fish that used to be? Your friends all have in common. That's right. You having eaten them? Maybe you're the problem here. Okay? Hey, told him they had to swim with the fishes. Couldn't they just throw in a fish bigger than Miko? Anyone for his party? They threw him a party. The staff brushed his scales, which they had to do carefully. Because this is true. The last time they brushed him, he ate the brush on this is some grouper. And then they gave him like a salmon cake. Which raises the question. Why are we enabling Miko? You know, through a cannibal a birthday party and give him a people cake. Bill. How did Andrew doing our quiz? Andrew got every handful of pumpkin muck with through every congratulations, Andrew. Thank you all so much. Take care. You two love just shot at some of the top two. Now on to our final game lightning fill in the blank. Each of our players will.

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"mr burke" Discussed on Thoroughbred Racing Radio Network

Thoroughbred Racing Radio Network

06:57 min | 1 year ago

"mr burke" Discussed on Thoroughbred Racing Radio Network

"Whether it's the right call or not but the cacophony that. That these calls and Non Calls Produce It fuels an atmosphere that makes it makes it seem like. No you know no stewards ever get it right that it's always wrong. I mean it it it. There's this pervasive. Negative impression about the quality of the stewarding and there are certain jurisdictions that you know seemed to have specific. You know stylistic issues you know the the hurting situation I'm tired of talking about it Got Out of hand a and and and as as gate interference. I you know I. have. Someone did it You can prevent a Lotta these raggedy starts if you try, but if you don't have to try. If I get bothered three or four times leaving the gate and and never even looked at what am I gonNa do the next time our spring left to right I. I'm GonNa let him do it because you know why should I always be the victim? I'm not I'm not looking out for the other guy which leads the horses getting injured. You know people getting injured. If you went down to the Jackson, room and and listen jockeys would never want me to be a steward because they couldn't be asked me and I would go down to the room the beginning of every meet and say this is what's expected of you if you are world class writer which you're supposed to be riding in this jurisdiction. You know that you you know listen one out of twenty horses one out of forty fifty yet they they got something in their mind. They're going hard left a hard right, but you can still see for right or makes an effort or not. And then it's compounded Steve where every rider gets a handle during the gate now. So young rider don't learn how to handle their own horses in the gate and square them up. And you know they're relying on the assistant started Jesus started can't feel a piece leaning to last of the right and that's what horses break after I. So you're compounding the situation where guys don't have the same experience where years ago see the puts in the gate the guy got out if you're worse was acting up, you had to ask the starter Sir can I please have a hand in here and you may or may not get a hand in there and you learned how to handle your own horse square them up when it was time and you became an artist that becoming a gate rider because the. Horse and you had to figure it out. Guys aren't having to figure that out anymore and then they're allowed so much leeway out of the gate that you know. Okay. he went. Well, it was the gate. Can't tire here that nonsense so I would go down to the room explain what expected if they couldn't do it. You are GONNA get disqualified. You are going to get days and you lay the hammer on believe me guys much more capable. Of writing straight when they know there's consequences. So you've gotta be. IRON-FIST I in fan their same for everybody. There's no rules for the guy who's leading rider and the guy that stiff teams in the standards. It's all the same for everybody and we're going to demand you do it properly, and if you can well, then you can have time to think about it until you figure it out. I promise you. Gate. Rate is writing chart. There's always going to be a little bit, but it would be drastically reduced the hurting now we're not having that. Sorry. I mean, I think back in the eighties, you know Angel Cordero at such a reputation of key would have been suspended more than he wrote in. You know if you know he heard the way they heard now. You know. It's I. See it very clearly, but I honestly riders would not want to be in that stand because. It will be no. End. Sorry I play. No favorites. This is how you gotta do it, and if you can't well then either you don't belong here or you just need more time to think about. This you know this kind of. Conversation I mean it's been it's been happening and it it's not a new. You know that that that's the frustration it's not a new phenomenon and. It's been allowed to you know to faster I mean you and I going back to when you retired and you you started that program in house to work with the young writers and. You know the we've talked about I've had this conversation with Tony to I mean the year of the film patrol. The proactively just is not there to inhibit you know the colonies from. Participating in in behavior that is. Creating. Dangerous Scenarios and. You know and horse player dissatisfaction. Heave when I was a kid and and even you know further on as I wrote, I started writing. You know as soon as I turned sixteen I was riding racist. Your knees would knock when you'd go to the stuarts you. Intimidated you're scared you yes, sir. No Sir you know you didn't got never talk back I, mean that all of that seems maybe it's just this day and age where you know th, there's less respect in general. Authority for other people I don't know I mean maybe it's just you know is society and a whole and I'm you know we've got a microcosm of it know as far as racing and and jockeys but and. You go in there and it was. No Sir Mr Burke yes. Sir. Mr Berg Mr Ferrara you. You really mind your PS and QS and and you. Learn to the right straight and do it yet and I'm not saying. Takeaway race writing art therese writing. But race writing is running into horses or coming out four paths and that's not race riding. Horse the hits, the front he's Eitel and a little bit and someone's making a run. You subtly gotomeeting, meet the challenge and join him and fight to the wire. That's the beauty of race, Ryan putting somebody in just tight enough where their horses intimidated but never putting them in danger that's race writing knowing a certain moist doesn't like to run inside and setting up your age where you can Kinda bait him inside. Taking his ground but putting him in an uncomfortable position that's the art of race writing not this or we somebody's out there and I gotta get over there. You're wasting more energy and more time going Lester right and you're going forward the wires in front of you. I appreciate I appreciate your insight and on a similar topic yesterday I appreciate the conversation you had with Greg.

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"mr burke" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

02:38 min | 2 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on Heartland Newsfeed Radio Network

"Wedding was the president of the United States. Calvin coolidge dark. Days lay had even though they said he'd never ever leave Washington he did and as the years passed began wondering up down the baseball trails of this nation. He became the manager of the Detroit Tigers next to manage the Boston Red Sox then back to the Washington senators then the Philadelphia phillies one day. A reporter said to him say Bucky. I hope this won't be too much of a shock to you but I just got story that says you're fired. Bucky Harris fired as the manager of Philadelphia seemed incredible but it it was true from then on buddies wandering over the dusty diamond trails were mostly downhill. No one had a job for them in the big leagues and finally when nobody would give him a job anymore in the big time it drifted back into the minors. They said he was through finished. All washed up that that was a year ago today. The champions of the American League or The New York Yankees manager their manager is the same man who last year was said to be all washed up Bucky Harris and now in order to make him in person this bill stern switching you across the nation. When when I'm standing being in New Orleans Louisiana the next show here will be the manager of the New York Yankees Bucky Harris speaking from New York City? Thank you bill. I suppose what everybody wants wants to hear from me is what do I think the way. The World Series is going a frankly. I'm very disappointed that we lost today's game for Flight Bevan's to Oh come within one out of pitching the first no hitter in world series. History was heartbreaking and to lose a game we had all but one is not pleasant and either but in a series such as this you have to play for all. You're worth all the time I know the New York Yankees are a good team and I hope we win win but if we do we will have beaten a dangerous hard scrapping Brooklyn Club and while I'm at it. May I pay my respects to my rival manager. Mr Burke shot in the dodgers any tricks. I know he knows too. So let's put the credit where it belongs right on the players themselves house for in the last analysis. They are the ones who win the Games. This is becky Harrison New York. Returning you to bill stern in New Orleans Louisiana. Thank you so much good luck and good night bucky harassed and that ladies and gentlemen ends the story of one of baseball's greatest managers. It.

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Hearing with Trump loyalist Corey Lewandowski ends after 6 hours

The Last Word with Lawrence O'Donnell

12:31 min | 3 years ago

Hearing with Trump loyalist Corey Lewandowski ends after 6 hours

"If you read the early reviews of today's hearing in the House Judiciary Committee by which I mean the reviews written about four are four and a half hours into the five and a half hour hearing then you would think the hearing was a mess the daily beast headline at five fifty five pm. I'm said Corey Lewandowski testimony quickly devolves into a mess but a minute later literally a minute after that was filed everything having changed it was a half hour left in that hearing when everything changed in Corey Lewandowski change coralline Dusky ran out of ways to avoid answering questions when he faced a full half hour of concentrated cross examination by lawyer hired by the committee to question witnesses in its impede from investigation the Republicans on the committee were determined to make a mockery of the committee process from the start we have never seen a more childish and abusive the use of committee process and committee rules than what the Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee did today. This was the low point in the history of house hearings procedurally the Republicans made repeated motions to shut down the hearing to just adjourn the hearing close it down and when those motions were defeated instantly by voice vote the Republicans then called for as is their right roll call votes that they knew would take time. They knew they were going to lose and they were just trying to waste time and add to the circus atmosphere that they created corey. Lou Dusky was ready for a circus. He was was not ready for serious questioning. When Republicans took their five minute turns questioning the witness they ignored corey. Lewandowski is role in the president's attempt to shut shutdown the muller investigation as described by Corn Corey Lewandowski own testimony in the mullahs report and his own notes that are reproduced in the mall the report Republican questioning deliberately did not make any sense but the question on the democratic side also mostly didn't make sense because of Republican publican interference with that questioning and the simple fact that should be obvious by now that most members of Congress are not very good at this they did not run for the district attorney they ran for the House of Representatives and every once in a while they have to play district attorney in committee hearings and generally for most of them. It doesn't go oh very well except for the people who have actually been prosecutors and so for hours on end it was a chaotic hearing with Corey Lewandowski becoming increasingly singley emboldened in his refusal to answer any question for which the answer was not already contained in the report he was asked by several Democrats to read passages the report and he repeatedly refused to do so cars when Eric Swallow Zeroed in on page ninety one of the Mullahs report which reproduced Corey Lewandowski own connotes of a speech Donald Trump dictated to him for Attorney General Jeff sessions to deliver about the Mueller Investigation Wild Wild Jeff sessions recused from supervising or commenting on the Muller Investigation in the trump written speech jeff sessions would announce that the special special prosecutor's investigation of the president is unfair and the special prosecutor would only be allowed from this point forward to investigate the possibility of quote election meddling for future elections so that nothing can happen in future elections harassment ex well well ask Corey Lewandowski to read his notes outs of his conversation with the president as reproduced in the mall report and Lewin Dusky refused to read his words allow were you were ashamed to read them out loud and you didn't deliver those words to the person the president asks you to did. You have a conscious of guilt. I have nothing to be guilty of congressman. Thank you still feel guilty today. And that's why you can't read it out loud cars when you're welcome to read the words if you'd like when the members of the committee finally finished their questioning almost five hours after hearing began it was finally time for the thirty minutes of questioning reserved for attorney. Barry Burke who is serving as a consultant of the Committee Hybrid Chairman Nadler Adler and chaos broke out once again as the Republicans pretended there was something wrong with having council ask questions in the committee even though the committee has done that many many times before especially in investigations of a president and after another round votes trying and failing to close down the hearing completely finally finally Barry Burke closed in on Corey Lewandowski for what was the worst public half hour of Corey Lewandowski life. My question to you sir is on national television. Did you lie about your relationship with the special counsel and whether they sought your interview I I don't know prior to the Muller report being published in redacted form. Did you ever misrepresent what you did on behalf of the president. I can't think of an instance where that would have occurred. Let me show you an interview that you did on May Fourteenth Twentieth Nineteen. Excuse me a I'll show it to you from February twenty-second twenty one thousand nine. Let me show it to you. Excuse me Ma'am number twenty nine thousand nine. Thank you don't ever remember the president ever asking me to get involved with Jeff sessions or the department injustice in any way shape so did you hear that Sir that was used saying on MSNBC. You don't ever remember the president ever. We're asking you to get involved with. Jeff sessions or department of Justice in any way shape or form. That wasn't true. Was it sir. I heard that UH and that was not true was it. I've no obligation beyond to the media's because there's just as dishonest as anybody else so you're admitting sir. You're not being truthful in that clip correct my interview with remember. This can be in any way you'd like. Did you lie on national television. Sorry about the president giving you a message. It's the attorney general about the special counsel's investigation. I don't recall that particular day and my mindset at the time I couldn't answer that. Corey Lewandowski told Robert Muller's investigators that he didn't want to deliver the president's message to Jeff Sessions at the Justice Department Jeff Sessions Office because he did not want the justice this apartment logs to show that he visited the Attorney General. He didn't WANNA public record of that meeting. Barry Burke pressed Corey Lewandowski on why he didn't want a public record of of him entering the Justice Department. So is it a fact. He didn't want to public log because you knew what you doing wrong so the just as the president went to an unofficial official nongovernment employees you wanted to make sure there was not a record of it isn't that right sir. No log creates a record of your visiting with the Attorney General so I would think a log world creator record degreaser that you admitted to the special counsel. You didn't want to have a record of your visit and that's why that's one of the reasons why you didn't go to the Department of Justice because she did not want to public log of your visit correct. I've never been to the Department of Justice. I don't know what goes on the Department of Justice. I don't really want to find out what happened. Department of Justice based on what's happened to other people involving the Department of Justice to be honest with you. Barry Burke insisted that the reason Corey Lewandowski did not personally deliver the president's message to Jeff. Yes actions is that Corey Lewandowski knew that would not be legal. You said so. You never did anything other than what was completely legal when you said that circus you knew if you delivered that message that told the Attorney General to instruct the special counsel delimit the investigation to exclude the president that would not be illegal. Isn't that correct surf Mr Burke. I didn't have the privilege of going to Harvard Law School. I'm not an attorney so what I know is. I didn't think at the time that the president asked me to deliver a message that anything was illegal about it. I didn't have the privilege to go to Harvard Law. So if you're telling me that in your opinion that would have been illegal then that's your opinion too but I never assume that that never thought about at the time I haven't thought about now. Why didn't you deliver the message that the president ask you delivered unless you didn't deliver it because you knew it was improper to deliver. Mr Burglar wasn't a priority. It sure reads like a priority in the mullahs report throughout the day. Corey Lewandowski refused to answer multiple questions agents about his conversations with anyone working in the White House. Berry Burke showed that this was not exactly a sacred principle to Corey Lewandowski. I can't speak to conversations that may or may not have with senior staff members of the administration to preserve the privilege they've invoked so it's such a sacred privilege as you would not disclose private communications because that would be wrong you testimony sir now. My testimony is at the White House directed that disclosed the substance of any discussions with the president advisors to protect executive branch confidentiality and I recognize that's not my privilege but I am. I am respecting the decision of the White House. Didn't you publish a book in which you disclose these very conversations. You had with senior White House officials which book you reference. I've written to New York Times bestsellers on a year so you refresh my memory with one. I'm asking you about the bestseller lead trumpy trump leading off our discussion. Tonight is democratic. Congressman Eric Swallow of California is one of the able questioners on the House Judiciary Committee because because he is a former deputy district attorney himself also joining us Mimi Roca former assistant. US Attorney Southern District of New York an MSNBC legal legal contributor cars. I WanNa start with something you brought up to Chairman Nadler when when it was your turn already been one brief recess in the hearing and so I'm not sure whether this was I could tell us whether this was coordinated with the chairman. Not specifically said you asked the chairman to consider holding holding Corey Lewandowski in contempt of Congress for the way he was testifying in that hearing which I have to say in any previous in Congress he would have been held in contempt of Congress in the first five minutes based on what we saw what's going to happen with the question of contempt of Congress for Corey Lewandowski in Dusky. It's certainly on the table and I also think the to witness chairs next to him. empty chairs should mean empty pockets and they need to be fine. There need to be consequences and when you when you by the way I could listen to that Barry Burke Exchange all day and then he he he's just masterful and finally the truth came came out but that's not how an innocent person conducts themselves. That's how he wants to help the Congress understand. You know what the president did would present themselves. That's how a guilty person acts and so are the chairman is going to consider contempt and we're not going to stop it in Lawrence and I I saw just like you did the you know the twitter. you know hot takes on what all this meant and people said it was messy. It was frustrating and that's all true but if the opposite of of this is to do nothing and let the President get away with further obstruction. We're not GonNa do that either and we have court battles that are ongoing right now so the president may benefit in the short term from confusing people and telling people to obstruct but in the long-term there's going to be a cascade of court decisions in our favor and it's not going to be very good for the trump team. Carson there is one another alternative for the mess of it and that is letting Barry Burke to either all the questioning or let Barry Burke have the first half our and then let the mess follow that yeah and it also just depends as well on the witnesses. We should assume that most witnesses are going to be like Mister Lebowski. That's just the trump style. They haven't had to have any consequences for that as of late and yes I think you know just just like you want more cowbell. Give us more burke. He was very very good. maybe Roca one of the things that you don't have in the courtroom is the other side when in the middle of your questioning jumping up in all sorts of history on equate object to something in a courtroom you better be doing it based on the rules of evidence the Democrats

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"mr burke" Discussed on The Bone 102.5

The Bone 102.5

12:00 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on The Bone 102.5

"To watch you thinking. Thinking. Control. I just wanted one day off when I go swimming, and look at rainbows and eat ice three right? And maybe learn how to ride a bicycle every now and then somebody needs. Yes, I understand that. So she said afterwards, she was bipolar. Is that? Yeah. Shortly thereafter that went down. She on mental illness game. Yeah. I would say of all the ways to act out while bipolar pushing an ice cream cart onto TRL. That's it doesn't get any better than that. There are far worse than that to a live alone. Who are you Damon, Damon? What's up, buddy? But just want to say it is okay. Let your kids play high school sports including football. What's not? Okay is for the same doctors that are out there, giving physicals thirty years ago and under the criteria the same criteria to go on now. You know, when I played back in the ninety, you know, when you went through, you know, they cleared you, they did a lot of things that make sure you're okay to play. Right. But I do recall there was some, some some young men that were not allowed to play because of heart issues and stuff like that. And I think, you know, obviously, you guys are huge form. Love the show. Thank you know, but I think that Dr listening, you guys end up man, you know kinda take it to another level, especially with these kids nowadays with pencil conditions and everything else. So it's a good point these days like the enlarged, heart and all that stuff, and we don't know what energy drinks do to the body, and how many of these kids are guzzling down to get up for practice if you will. So there does need to be a more thorough medical examination before they plan or yet to get your physical in high school. And it's just some old dot ru probably really enjoyed the thought of is freezing cold hands on young men sacks. Vibe from him. There was that too. But do they, they got a switch that for sure? But yeah, I love your show guy down. You guys are funny show and like my favorite show of all time. I carry talk ups. Thank you. I appreciate that very much. I love it a second favorite of all time. It's just to, you know, see who we I wouldn't like to know because it's either gonna make me feel bad for them or bad for us because of his second favorite show is show where we go. What they're. Oh, okay. No, no, no, no, no. I think is second favorite shows, probably some wildly popular, you know, show something like that probably, or, you know, Nick and arty seventy seven five seven nine hundred. See that's what I'm saying. What he said, man. You guys are the funniest thing since Nikopolidis already laying on your station at night, that would be that would ring a little empty or what if he said like you're the funniest thing since Berkeley station up. You're like, well, that's not really set the bar high there to live. Oh, sorry. Mr burke. He's a guy Johnson the brigade. Card-carrying member shaima. Patch do I see it at your swastika to grab a lot who are you? Mike. What's up? Yeah. Okay to kids, folks. It sounds like he might have had a hard time getting warmed up for basketball or football or baseball or you know, whatever it sounds like that. Because what you're trying to draw conclusions. You don't know anything about this kid. He's fourteen years old. He is in conditioning drills weightlifting wind sprints water breaks at cetera. Pry wasn't a water breaks that got him. So it's hot as balls outside, and you're putting these kids through brutal drills in June in, I don't know, if any other sport may not just be wrong subscribes to the wind sprints activity. But that was that was one of the worst that's like the ladders, right? Where you run a short and you keep going further and further and back and back. Yeah. That that will kill you alone. You'll laugh at me. But in tennis, we around with you. Did I don't like the patronizing way that you said that? But yeah, we had to run wind sprints, and I don't know if in football, you had to run the suicide drill is that, where you did the big circle, and then we're all in a single file line and the person from the back end of the person in the front. What he is staying at the fence. Run-up you touchy outside line run back to the fence, touchy inside doubles line run back to the fence touch center court line run back fence other inside line. And then you had to do it full speed the whole time. What's the one where after practice in the locker room, you put a cookie? That frigging homo cracked himself up with that you funny elephant walk trying to keep it together. What was the finish? I don't know all the guys get our circle around the cookie. And they, you know, they have to do stuff like the last one to do the stuff as to eat the cookie. That was really wore me out for the third string of got your number retired. Yeah. That's always always the last one. It says cookie sixty nine the live show. What's up eighty pal? Doing man. How we're well thank you very much for asking. I do you think it's okay or not? Okay to continue high school football. You know what I think it's not. Okay. Oh, goodness. Okay. How are we going to find some damn pros? We can play fantasy football still two billion dollar industry. Well, you know why school football four years, I got into playing my senior year, you know, Burt my ankles. Oh, I came back. Uh-huh. The niece surgery, so just beats kids up. That's just a personal opinion of mine that it's not. Okay. All right. The Kevin Durant of high school. Yeah man, you seem a little injury. You know what are you doing with your athlete career? Now what sport did you transition over to you? You know what I played baseball man. I played baseball throughout high school and in four years of college and dip. No, I don't. Wow. Okay. Call a baseball player doesn't dip a football player just made that up on the spur. Thank you very much. That's good man on dipping not. Okay, bro. Okay. The guy played with the Mike Alstott outdoor weekends act, pillar dip like a like a fiend. Oh, really? Couldn't stop the dip doesn't bother you doesn't. I'm dying. No. I don't do it. Like, yeah. I wish I didn't just gets out that canon Copenhagen and just die dipped one time in my life, and it was like the bag. You know, like you can get the little bag of the bag skull man. That's. Yeah. And I had that bad boy in all night when I was an intern at a radio station gig. I shouldn't have been at and the host of the show, I worked on gimme a ride to he. He let me stay at his house that night. Yeah. Puked all over his house over his front lawn. It was terrible from the from the from the soil. I got races in ninth grade. And I had to dip I switch from school to school band because I had braces and the first time I tried to dip with them, my braces, cut it and tobacco flooded. In my mouth, and I, I'd never dipped again. I don't get it. Like I did at that time because I was trying to be cool. But after that I never understood how it could bring you anything. It would give you a buzz like the the, the nicotine. And then if you poured vodka over it, and let it soak overnight. It would give you a hell of a buzz. So we would we would God. When I think about the stuff I get upset with my son for men. He doesn't frigging dip. It's frigging disgusting so stupid everybody in south Orlando. And I mean, everybody grows included did that it's hot when French growing your both dipping we nothing sexier than that. We should come up with some competition to where if Seth loses. Yes to dip. Would you dip CBD pouch did one of those at the turn they have on there? They had there was a stand at the tournament. It was CBD in a little skull banding. No nicotine. No nothing just dip CBD like mid flavored. Oh, so there's no tobacco. Oh, yeah. I did it. You do you feel great very intelligent to I'd rather. I'd rather drink somebody's spit, use than do that. Then just straight CBD in a pouch what? Yeah, you're in a change my mind, I'll probably the CD in a pouch. Yeah. Nicotine of tobacco. No, nothing you ever try. Chew, you've never tried to try to, like, like actual to like the big stressed stuff like from San Redman plug. Yeah. God. No, I know what it is. But no one night, we were going to try it. We, we cruise international drive because that's what you did Norrland. Oh, you just drive up and down national, Dr trim and me. And my friend, David decided, you know what? We're a little over this dip thing. Let's switch over to chew. Let's be real man. We're going to we would do stupid crap like this all the time when I tried cigars vomited. So we, we get Redmond plug, right? What do we do? So we read the little pouch. See if there's instructions on it, and they tell you to put a wad between your cheek in your your teeth over there. So each grab a wad put a siren mouth, who sit there until the juice starts getting about a little bit and the second you taste it. You just go. It's so repulsive. It was and I remember I was riding shotgun. And I had the pouch right here by the window, some dude with his family must been from Tennessee or Kentucky. Big old dude rolling by next station. Wagon looks up puts his hand like that. Like gimme the two I gave it to him. He took himself want put it in and gave it back to me and kept driving true story that's a memory who's, like a red man cowboy to out alive. Alot. That was a hallucination probably I was, I was still a little, you know about the IRS below. Oh, hey, hi. How are you? Okay w gonna be on next. Right. Okay. Name's Ricky on the phone screener here. Deborah, how's your day? Oh. For that. Debbie. I like to see him get a W every once in a while. All right. Well, I mean, I don't like taking L. So thanks. Appreciate that. What's up? Well, are you still taking calls about football about whatever you want baby? Is it okay or not? Okay to let your kids play high school football. I don't know if it was okay or not. But mine played their whole life, and they loved it. Live football. I'm looking into their rooms now. They both have trophies here. I would even stand to watch play. It was so hot. I don't know how they did it with the pads and all the gear they played all do years old. And right. So did you ever do they ever incur such an injury where you were like, oh, my God, I can't believe I let these kids play my kid got spun bifida or whatever. Well, my oldest son brokers lay second year in high school, but he ain't right back and wanted to go back and play again. Tell them kids are both did. I think it's really good. I don't know if it's particularly the ball sports play after school. Sure, say were every day. It sounds like there's been a party going on in your throat. You got a little, you'll Rafferty. It's real. I don't wanna hear it. I mean, what are your using her of man, Saint, somebody's taking that larynx for ride, she owned you? Yeah, I know start to finish. You really wrap me up in a bow and own man. She wasn't going to be your for your shenanigans. I wanted some shenanigans to live. Oh. What's up dude? You got it. You know, definitely not. But I appreciate phone call very much. Don't want that at all. Hang on. If you're on the line. We'll talk next about how to looking at it. You don't want me to do it. Don't let me score on you the other way of looking at his we Americans looked ugly on a world stage. Once again, two different ways of looking at this story, we'll get into that next seven two seven five seven nine one zero two five and eight hundred seventy seven five.

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"mr burke" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

The Christian Science Monitor Daily

03:45 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily

"The monitor daily podcast. It's Wednesday March twenty. Happy. I they have springs listeners in the northern hemisphere. Thanks for joining us. I'm Arthur bright, and I'm Sarah Matuzek. For months. Prime Minister Theresa may as followed a simple plan for getting her Brexit deal passed by parliament keep bringing it back for a vote as the March twenty ninth deadline draws closer. And closer eventually fear of the United Kingdom crashing out of the European Union without a deal something widely viewed as a potential economic catastrophe would stir enough MP's to back her plan MS maze. First two attempts went poorly, but she gave every indication of sticking to her plan then on Monday speaker of the house of Commons. John berko announced that the deal had been dealt with. And no new votes would be held on it unless it substantially changed that derailed her strategy and increase the likelihood of a no deal Brexit, so MS Monroe to the EU asking for an extension to Britain's departure date today. European Council president Donald tusk responded to MS maze. Request. Yes. The EU would grant an extension if parliament voted for MS May's deal that doesn't necessarily create a catch twenty two while Mr Burke, how did block revotes on Miz maze deal? The change in circumstance that Mr. tusks ultimatum makes may reopen the door to vote, but the ultimate does increase the likelihood of parliamentary brinksmanship and the risk of accidents. No deal. Miss bake continues to promote her deal hoping enough will support it to keep Britain from going over the Brexit cliff hardliners in her party. Meanwhile, race willingly toward the edge labor, though, afraid of the chasm thinks that the EU is waiting to catch Britain with an extension, and maybe willing to make a leap of faith and Brussels has to decide whether to keep its nets out to save Britain with so many running at the Cliff's edge the margin for error is vanishingly small. Now for five stories of the day. Our first story Democrats, are shoeing corporate pack money and writing a massive wave of small dollar. Donations reform advocates say the trend could give everage voters more power to shape the political conversation. Former Texas Representative Beddoe Rourke told reporters in New Hampshire Wednesday that one hundred twenty eight thousand people gave his campaign average of forty seven dollars on his first day in the twenty twenty race. That follows Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders reporting last month that two hundred twenty three thousand people donated an average of twenty seven dollars in the twenty four hours after he announced his candidacy. Both men are writing a surge in grassroots giving that is transforming the entire landscape of money. An American politics in twenty eighteen for the first time since the twenty ten supreme court decision. Opened the way for corporations and wealthy. Individuals to make unlimited donations anonymously grassroots donations of two hundred dollars or less eclipsed such dark money. Now, the twenty twenty democratic field is emphasizing small dollar donations as.

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"mr burke" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

12:19 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on WGN Radio

"State Representative and current elevates state controllers is Adam and dozer. And current president of the Cook County board Toni preckwinkle. Former Chicago schools CEO, Paul Vallas. And businessmen and self-made millionaire Willie Wilson. So you came to hear them rather than me. So let's get down to it up. The issue of corruption has exploded as an issue in this campaign says it got started. Almost everyone of you up. There has throw a brick or several bricks in the direction of some of your opponents. So let's get down to it. What is your plan? To restore integrity to city hall at why are you the person most on the stage, which it'd be trusted by the people Chicago actually accomplish that Mr. Chico? Thank you very much. Appreciate cranes in WGN, providing this form to us to talk about these important issues. I think we need to do three things. One end the all dramatic privilege, which is at the heart of all of these matters that are being exposed right now in the city council. Secondly ban all outside income, you work for the city of Chicago that your comments about one hundred twenty thousand a year that's enough for anybody and finally term limits, ladies and gentlemen, listen to me, none of this will be done by the city council unto itself. People don't act that way. I've made a proposal called the Chicago voter initiative to take each of these reforms to the voters of this city by binding referendum to make sure that it actually becomes the law of the city of Chicago. You're the boss not us. And we've won we take this matter to the ultimate. In this city. We will bring reform and it needs to happen right away. Thank you, Mr. daily. Yes. The I I think it was the first day after I announced my candidacy for mayor. I laid out series about the reforms term limits. No outside no lobbyists could work for my campaign, and then lobby I would not take money from any lobbyists in a campaign, even though legal unless you're the incumbent mayor I laid out a series of reforms that are no family members could do any business with city government or any agencies that I would be overseen. And then also I laid out I think we're at a point in the city that we have to look at structural reforms to the way the city council works. I recommend that we strength. The city council. The fifteen members full-time jobs, no outside income transparency. Any alderman approaches a person in an agency of the government has to be recorded when I was commerce secretary about I got a letter or call from a Senator or a congressman that was recorded. That's transparent. I think I'm the person who can do it. I've had the experience in business and government, and they know how to do this, right? Massena? Thank you. So one of the overarching principles is to not have existing ties with those who've been part and parcel of the corruption in city hall. That is the first criteria second. We have to institutionalize corruption mitigation measures. What that looks like is taking all of the controls administrative functions out of the hands of legislators in many instances ultimate I'm making decisions about signs for their businesses for small business owners. They create opportunities for corruption or where business owners feel that they're shaken down those administrative functions needs to be moved into executive departments in city hall seconds, automatic privilege, making sure that we Aratu Kate that because it has been a tool that has actually been quite harmful in terms of how development happens in the city who gets access to decision making in the city and many other things that have happened where we're experiencing a lot of corruption third is expanding the oversight of the inspector general the inspector general should be able to investigate city council members across the board. That has to happen in fourth is a commitment. Transparency across the board. Okay. But why you rather than any of these other people? So the first criteria that I laid out is not having ties to existing individuals that systems that have been part and parcel of corruption city hall is okay. Thank you the slight. But I think what we've been witnessing over the last month or so is the crumbling remnants over broken Chicago machine coming into the four, and what I've heard from people all over the city is frankly are sick and tired of the give to get funky style of government. I'm a former federal prosecutor who put a corrupt alderman into federal prison long before most of the people on the stage got into the race back in August. I put forward a good government plan things that we're now talking about we're we're a part of that plan turtle events for mayor making sure that we took back control other workers compensation system. Not allowing elected officials appointed officials to monetize their positions. Making sure that we had a government that was not only accountable to the people, but also transparent in the last seven years, we've said hundreds of thousands of dollars fighting for your suits that eventually the city lost and had to pay legal fees. So those are the kinds of things that I think are critically important to make sure that we are leading our government in the right direction. Mr mccarthy. So first of all we have to have leadership that is intolerant of Abirin behavior. We didn't integrity on the fifth floor to start with because it shouldn't be do as I say. If you take a look back what has happened over the years. The inspector general for the city council would not get to power because he had s for the city council to give it to them. So I propose what we're going to expand the power of the inspector general just like some of my colleagues said except in this case, we're going to just staff it with police officers to do the investigations. So they can just go lock people up when they have to. And why me I've locked up a lot of people in my life. I've locked the police officers because I spent two years as a captain in internal affairs. But we do need to end automatic prerogative. We also need term limits. But we need a culture that is intolerant. Of the Chicago way we laugh at it. We wink about it. We say, hey, I got a guy I can get something done. We as a culture have to get away from that. Okay. Moving on again. The question is what's your plan to restore integrity to Chicago city government? Why are you the best person to do it? Ms mendoza. Thank you. I have the most comprehensive anti-corruption ethics and accountability plan of any of the candidates today. You could read about it on my future now plan, but it's been also by the help of the former federal prosecutor, Dan Webb who walked up more corrupt politicians and judges than anyone in the history of Illinois. And it was he was the lead prosecutor operation Gaylord, which make people probably remember. I also believe that at the core of everything that we do with this. We have to get rid of Alder manic prerogative is the single. Most important reason why alderman ended up getting convicted in the city of Chicago. And I think almost every candidate running for mayor today agrees that this has to end with the exception of president preckwinkle who still defends it. I think it's a it's a policy of the past. And if we believe that we need to clean up corruption. It starts with that. I have a slew of other things like ending jobs shacking exempt positions for the children are the family members of elected officials. Again, I'm gonna go back to the question of why you. Good guy. But why are you here because I put forth most comprehensive plan, and I would say that in any job that I've ever had whether it was as a state Representative or a city clerk, or as controller of the state of Illinois every time, I tell taxpayers, I'm gonna do something for example, take on Bruce Rauner and navigate the state through the worst fiscal crisis in our history. I've done it. I've under promising over delivering now did the same as mayor this practical, we should have no tolerance for corruption in the city of Chicago. It's particularly an important in a democracy that people have confidence in their government and the swirling allegations and rumors undermine that confidence. Let me just say I think the beginning has to be no dual employment. I was elected alderman in in one thousand nine hundred ninety one I've never held any outside employment never held any outside employment. I think that's the critical step that we have to take people shouldn't have to try to decide. Whether you're looking out for the interests of your clients, your constituents it has to be focused on your constituency. And let me just say I have to say that if Edberg is guilty of the allegations that have been made against him. You ought to be in jail. It's really important that government be. The people have confidence in their government because government can really improve people's lives. And one of the challenges are city faces this opportunity people in the city need to believe that there's opportunity for themselves and for their children as one of the reasons that I support fifteen dollars an hour minimum wage and why I've said that we need to implement that by twenty twenty one. Mr. bells Greek. Well, first of all you've got to make institutional change it. So nothing controls finance campaign reform better than term limits term limits for the merit for the Oldman. You also have to term limit these committee assignments. You also have to eliminate all man's privileged because it's just legalized corruption. You have to ban outside income not only for all of them. But also a ban alderman giving contracts and Hari individuals who work for them who are in their families, and you have to have full transparency and that begins with schools in your your income taxes, but the fundamental question of why me over other candidates. Well, you know when Chicago schools, I pulled all the construction projects onto the Billy commission. So I could bid them fairly and Oprah openly. People were part of the pay to play culture. Don't go to New Orleans to rebuild the devastated Katrina devastated city, or for that matter go to Haiti after the earthquakes, so my entire career has been public service. And my entire career has been resisting to pay to play culture. Mr wilson. Well, I I would do as come here with I put a audit and each department of our every three months to make sure that they don't get out of hand holding people accountable. Nice thing we will take to make sure in all seventy seven community that we have equality with job back that reflect all nationality. That's next time. We would do. And the other thing that we will make sure that we know more taxes. Jesus no more taxes taxes. So high you run business out of the city you Ryan job out of city for employees that no way to go raising taxes that have work to become a place of people going out put a rich and. Deported disadvantage. Chicago must take ten change have done business. We must make sure that we've put a training program with Andy minority community make sure that they can learn the trade that they can get your job and do visit to baby take himself and we've come at one city. One quick follow up to the panel miss mentioned the elephant room that would be all of Berk. She's got pretty bad for having taken money from Mr Burke, does anyone up here think that's just qualified? Does anyone up there? Thank the fact that Mr. practical. Let me just say Patrick return. I returned all this money. And I've taken the strongest stand against him. I said look you ought to be. We ought to resign. As chairman of the finance committee ought to resign is committee men aldermen of the fourteenth ward. And I pointed out that nobody should have dual employment that this is a real challenge to our to our system in to our democracy. And I just said that he's guilty of the crimes of which he's accused you ought to be in jail, Laura. Those those are the those are the strongest fans that anyone's taken against him as chairman of the party as chairman of the party. I stripped him.

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"mr burke" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

09:55 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on WGN Radio

"Any city in America. I mean props the lady Gaga was good song. Good movie, whatever. And it was an interesting night. Couple of interesting speeches. It didn't get to political. And there were some real upsets, but who wanted to watch the Golden Globes last night. Here's my mind. So I'll bet that you know, we weren't all say, I don't know. Maybe it was the perfect antidote. Maybe it's what you needed. But I think a lot of people just had the wind kicked out of them. And they they weren't up for a fun show. So who decides if his show is in the drama category? Musical. Yeah. No kidding. No, really vice was a comedy, right and green book, my favorite movie of the year was was comedy. And wasn't funny. It wasn't a musical either. Yeah. And the way we were there whatever that one was stars born was in the drama, a musical. I believe that in the case of the Oscars. Boy, we need somebody. That knows this look all in. They don't differentiate in the Oscars though. Just right. Oh, yeah. I guess. So then maybe this is it or maybe it's some other. Maybe it's the Emmys or something but the producers submitted to the category, they think they can win. So you say, well that doesn't make any sense. She's not a supporting actress, she's lead actress, well the other category was stacks. So we thought we would do that. So I know that happens in in one of these awards shows, well, so bohemian rhapsody. How can that not be a musical? It wasn't. It wasn't a negative drama. Well, it wasn't very dramatic. I know sometimes funny musical. Okay. It's two thirty eight. Have you been following the alderman, Ed Burke story which broke last week, and which had some very good reporting by Jason James, Jason Meissner who is shoot LSU. Just whispered in my ear how best to introduce him. Let me pull the sheet over here of Chicago Tribune federal courts reporter, and he's online seven right now joining us on WGN. Hey, welcome to the show. Jason how are you? Good. Thanks for having me. Okay. Do you want to say anything about the bears too because that's pretty much all we're doing today? I'm still recuperating from the wwl. Call just leave it at that doubled going. Yeah. That was the headline in one of the articles in the Philadelphia Inquirer. But they weren't. Lamenting it, you know, if I was Philidelphia I wouldn't want to win that way. Like talk about backing into the playoffs. Right. Go ahead and win the damn game. But don't rely on us missing a field goal because our kickers got something then between his ears. You know, what I mean, celebrating our miserable failure. Yeah. That's the way to go. What's the latest on the Ed Burke story? Have you done any extra reporting today or a wheel waiting for the next court date? Well, the next court date isn't until a week from Friday January thirteenth that's scheduled for preliminary hearing, but in most cases, especially cases like this. Those do not go forward. The government will either go to a grand jury indicted, which would waive the preliminary hearing or they would ask for an extension. Dick asks for any number of extensions actually. So we're not sure win. This is going to be up next in court. But as you were well aware things have not stopped breaking ever since he was charged and the political fallout continues for sure, yeah. Well, you're speaking about Toni preckwinkle and things like that. Yeah. Just not only to the political ramifications with the mayoral race. And how many people are connected to him politically, but people are still poring over these charges there. It was a it was a fairly complex criminal complaint was not one of the simple federal indictments. Mentioned some phone calls. Emails records informants people who are who are talking to the feds. And and the details are pretty startling not only because of what's charge, but what hasn't been mentioned. Because clearly there's more going on beneath the surface here. They were there were up on at Burke cell phone since at least may twenty seventeen nine thousand four hundred seventy five calls were made a received on the phone. You noted in your reporting on this thirty seven page criminal complaint. So will there be another criminal complaint? Will there be more charges coming? Do you think? Well, that's what happens a lot of times in these cases. We don't know anything for sure, of course. But but but they would do would be to indict him. And then down the line. They supersede the indictment adding add defendants that could add more charges, but that's distinct people unfolding that way. I counted. There's only fourteen calls quoted in the complaint by my count. And so if they were up on his phone for at least, eight months. Nine like, you said nine thousand four hundred seventy five calls vast majority of those probably nothing probably just him could be him calling his wife and seeing what's for dinner. Could be hangups could be some of our voicemails or wrong numbers. You never know. But that's about forty calls a day. If you do the math. So there is clearly something else going on here. Besides this one extortion. Well, you know, I mean. Yeah. That does sound like a lot of calls. You sort of reminds me a little bit. When I heard the numbers about Hillary Clinton's Email, and I thought how does anybody on earth have a connection to that? And we all have giant loaded inboxes. How do you get you know, twenty thousand Email in your inbox in a given period of time? What were the complaints? We have this thirty-seven page criminal complaint. How many charges are they? What are the worst of them? Can you talk specifically about the crimes that he's being accused of? Sure, I mean at the moment, it's just one one charge attempted extortion carries up to twenty years in federal prison if convicted and it lays out underneath that one charge a fairly complex way. The the scheme the alleged scheme where he was basically putting the squeeze onto executives of a company that owns a bunch of Burger King restaurants in the Chicago area there from Texas. He did not know them. Well, which is surprising things that he's on the cellphone allegedly talking to these guys and trying to get them force them to give his tax appeal business. Trying to hire them in exchange for pushing through permits that they needed to renovate this Burger King, which is at fortieth. It would make more sense. If you think about it for him due shakedown, somebody in the area who appreciates the sort of power. He wields. You know, and it knows how business gets done a couple of guys in Texas. Might not buy into that. Right. Right. And that's what's interesting in the way this unfolded because it all started in may when one of these executives calls, his cellphone voice mail saying ultimate burqa need permits. Clear they don't know him. And he doesn't know them at least that well, and they say give us a call because we have over we need some business done and the the alleged shakedowns continues from there. But they were they seem to be at least in what's quoted in the complaint. They seem to be fairly taken aback that he was doing this not clear whether they knew they were being extorted, but one point one one of the executive says excuse me, Mr Burke, what was that? When he says, let's talk about you hiring my firm. They weren't sure how to proceed with him. And then they the government also quoted emails, inter company emails between the executives and other officers. They're seeing what should we do about this guy? He's a powerful guy. We need this work done at how should we proceed at one point? They did agree that they were going to have to hire his Burks taps firm or else. They were going to lose a lot of money. Did they did they know in the end the end that did not go forward and leave the complete finish out? I believe the what did you say? I believe that complaint kinda puts it like they strung it out. And so by Mayo's by mid year last year. The renovation work was done. And so they really didn't need anything more from from Burke. And they never did hire his firm, which may be a pretty good defense for him. It's I talked to lawyers about that. It is definitely something. They can use at trial. It's something they can argue. But as far as attempted extortion goes to charge. It doesn't matter. Whether you ever actually got the payment. What matters is the attempt. And if you remember from the case, there was a lot of that. Yeah. Where he never actually got the campaign donations. She was soliciting. But it didn't matter in the end. I'm so thinking about that. In the Blagojevich case there were multiple charges and the gravity of them seemed greater or the awfulness of shaking down a children's hospital seemed larger in this case, it's a driveway at Burger King. If. So if if I may there's no way that he's going down for that. Or that they invested eight months in an investigation into a Burger King driveway. Am I missing something here? Do you think? No, I think I think you've got it. I think everybody else is looking at this thinking the same thing. And one of the most telling things is that they were already listening to his cellphone win. This whole Burger King thing started really really they were listening before. So they didn't know they were going to catch this fish in other words. Yeah. I would. I mean, I had some attorneys telling me that looks like it just fell into their lap which happens. Sometimes once you get up on somebody's phone who knows what you're what you're doing on who you're talking to. So, but they had this submit a very rigorous application that has to be approved in Washington. It goes to the chief judge here. They have to lay out. I that.

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"mr burke" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

WLS-AM 890

13:08 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

"And congratulations in advance. Okay. Aren't that off? Guys, we took care of that exhausted. These two hours a day three day workweeks are killing me. Just talk it out. I hope I can make it until seven o'clock. So I I heard you play Edberg. I don't know where that's coming from is out of your room. Okay. So I I heard you play Edberg the seventy five year old frappes, soon to be convicted politician also took to Instagram, which is kind of surreal. But now, I'm certain that you learned of yesterday's events on want you my friends and supporters to know that fully intend to seek reelection. So get out there and do your job and Toni preckwinkle has been swept up in this thing. She is dismayed shot. I am dismayed by Ottoman Burks apparent abuse of his position for personal gain. Breaking the public. Trust shocked shocked shocked shocked to find the gambling is going on in here alderman Burks apparent abuse of his position for personal gain. Does not reflect my values, and I do not condone. It does not reflect my values. Thank you very much. Everybody out at once the great John cast. Today's Chicago Tribune, a master politician picks up the government hammer given to him by the people as he pounds business owners until they hire him in a private deal. It's also very lucrative in simple capitalism. Squeezed through that city hall cheesecloth. It's been going on for decades decade after decade from the days of bath house, John and Hanky Dink Kenna through the years of the dailies NBA beyond John Cass. Welcome back to double the us to this get careless or senile or what? No, I think he's just got on the phone. You don't talk on the phone. I don't know. How to explain to these all for anybody? Anybody who saw the movie I told you thousand times you don't talk on the phone. You don't talk on the phone. There. He is on the phone on FBI tape. Petty McNamara testifying to it that complaint from the FBI that you know, he's talking to one of his political aides about squeezing a guy using the government to squeeze company. So then he gets a law license law business pathetic. But I I don't even know what's more pathetic bath or Toni preckwinkle getting up on her legs. Talking about how I choose the boss of the Cook County Democratic Party. I'm shocked shocked. Her body is a Berrios. Right. She she. I don't know. I don't know about this. Tony Parker legal man, thou. Protest too much misprint Quaco Madam President so back to a Mr Burke. And of course, he's going to have his day in court. But will there be a rod Blagojevich? Ed Burke, FBI wiretap box set out by next Christmas. I don't know. I don't even know if it'll if it gets that far he's gonna be in trouble, John cast, Chicago Tribune, what does it tell you that the FBI was already eased dropping on at Burke when this shakedown happened. Tells me that if I were friends of Ed Burke, I would be worried. Most worry about preckwinkle or some of the others who have been close to him. Oh, you mean in the mayoral campaign? All they're all pointing fingers preckwinkle screaming Mendoza's tidings. She's a Burke guy, and she's hiding like, oh Burke. I dunno Burke, who Burke. I. Gerry Chico is calling a wire. I mean, this whole thing is falling apart. Pathetic. Rahm emanuel. Ronda manual in his wisdom. Selects Pat O'Connor, we the chairman of the city council committee on finance. Right O'Connor, come from the same cloth. One of the last home machine. Guys. One of the guys I got a lot to say about him. If you read the Sunday Tribune. You might get a glimpse of it. I'm looking forward to it. And you're almost forty years of the Tribune now, obviously, a sitting governor Trump's say finance committee, chairman of the city council, but how how big is this do we put him in the pantheon of Chicago corruption assuming that it's going to be convicted who do we have to remove Fred Roti? Does he go does Walker go who goes, I don't know who goes, but I'd say that if Edberg goes down for this. It's it's really monumental is this bigger than Jesse Jackson junior. Aaron schock is this big in the Rostenkowski. Jesse jackson. Aaron schock is a guy who liked to look at his ads while he worked out who don't be serious. I don't know. Protests too much. But you know, I mean, Aaron shocks not a serious person. Jesse Jackson junior bought the elk heads stopped all kids. It's not serious. What about Fred Rodier? Fred Routier, William beavers. I liked I liked. I liked read a lot. You just did what do you do? It's all about Chinatown, Jake. I used to tell you that when I was at WLS, remember talk. It's Chinatown Jake. And that's what it is for bread late. But Burke is a serious deal because he's the spider in the web. What is the is there a deep? Enrich irony that this alleged fast food restaurant in the same one. That's featured in lukewarm. Mcdonald's video. No. But it's kinda no. But if you have I don't think that is anything to do with it. But I just like the idea that the hamburglar might be involved and what about both ads from the council wars for dole canal Burke being caught up in their own sort of situations. Supper issues. Right. Yeah. Issues. Ulta them were are smart politicians. It's it's hard to be one the one hand. I can't believe he's gonna go down from this on the other hand, I read the complaint, and I know people are saying, oh, he doesn't have anything to worry about. But I read the complaint the beds have you on. Hey, talking about using government is a hammer. So you can make money that's a problem. And and we're talking with the great Sean cash on the Chicago Tribune, formerly of double Delta's criteria back in the station. John, but the fact that they were already rolling tape before this was even brought up tells us that there's probably more to come. Well, I would just like to have Ed I'd like to Gary, Chico. Suzanne Mendoza and Toni preckwinkle like form like like a Peter Paul and Mary singing group. And sing about their virtues and how much they're they're above all this. Now, I'm known for an awful long time, and you know, other legends in that category. George Don, and Richard m Daley, of course, Richard J Daley how much do you think it stung at Burke over the last fifty years that he was never close to becoming mayor and that the dailies never allowed him his chance. I don't know. I think he's. I think he would have been. I mean, he knows about government. He understands he wouldn't have to get some outside, you know, outside brain to help him. And that's the problem with most of the crops the crops will people running for mayor. I mean, they they need some help right two or three. There's only two to three that. I think are bright enough to sit in the fifth on the fifth floor in the office fifth floor. Or those. Well, I would say that Vallis is a bright guy. I think Bill Daley has an awful lot of experience and may be one or two others. I like Gary McCarthy as a person I think he could really help with the police community relations. I think the thing about daily that gets me is the Obama was that the naming the Obama highway. Yeah, that's it was ridiculous. Like not that we should name everything after Obama. I'm not saying that we should. But the question was daily, where's your tax research, and he comes out with the Obama highway remain. And all the media. This town in this corrupt thoroughly go up and broken town. The media jumped on it. Oh, it's amazing. Oh, vaguely, Santiago. It'd been sick. Lori Lightfoot in here a couple of days ago, and she of course, she's very brand too. I agree and a and a she said, I'm releasing my tax returns and everybody should do the same. But I don't necessarily think that it's anybody's business. What kind of money I make except myself. And I've never called on any politician to obligatory released their tax returns, if they want to for their own purposes. So be it. I don't know when it comes to the dailies. I'd kinda wanna know everything because I want to see how much money. I mean, you mentioned this in your column today, if you get every favor in the book, and you never pick up a check what they all. Do you need money for cash? You know, I I don't know. I don't know. I think I think cash is freedom John catches freedom. And it's not about this deal. With Burke is not about, you know, greasy envelopes full of dead presidents. This is about a layered system in which the use the law. To make a fortune awful law reconcilable for a private business. It take for instance, says the best example, Ed Burks law firm to be able to do business with potential clients or people that have to go in front of the city. It's a clear conflict of interest. But I guess that's freedom. What do you think? It's not freedom. It's it's corruption. And it's the same thing that Madigan does if you're a lawyer, and you're and you're in public office make a decision either be for the public or make money on your Lauper. But you can't do both. I mean, come on. I liked it better. One the corrupt politicians were tavern keepers. Then you could go you can go back there and have a pickled pig's ear, you know, glass of beer, and you could hear some story, and you go down to the Coliseum was that on Wabash are south Michigan. And he could go to bath house. John and Hanky dings party. You could watch gorgeous, George the wrestler. John cast is this touch Bill Daley as he kind of separate. I don't think this touches Bill Daley. But the just the whole nature of all of this in the in the in the public, and the the the political classes contempt for the people of Chicago and how they talked about it like they're going to install old pedal. Connor is chairman of finance, really. Yeah. But what is it about Chicago? You know, you're right about you know, other Chicago way terrific podcast, by the way. But you're right about the Chicago way as long as I get my garbage taking care of my alley is plowed and my potholes are filled. I don't care if it's corruption for me. I'm worried about corruption across the street or at the next ward. People don't really worry about corruption across the street. What they want is corruption. That's why it's so corrupt. They want somebody that they can go to to get their dog out of the pound or get their brother a job or ruin their enemies on the corner or or take care of business issue. And all this stuff has a cost. You know, what the cost is so millions and millions of people of Chicago are moving India, and the others are leaving town going up Atlanta euro years ago that you saw and conservatively you thought there was a thirty thirty cents out of every dollar corruption. Charge here in Chicago. The basically thirty percent of our money our dollars right down the drain due to corruption. You know, you have you have government in your hand. And you can point it at anybody. You don't really need a gun or a nice to you know. Now, you don't know. That's why you know, I started covering politics in this town. I was rather liberal until I actually got to see how government actually works and how how the how the people's business is corrupted to make money for a few. Well sickening. Have you put the column for Sunday to better? Do you still have to work? I gotta do that. Now done the podcast. The Sunday column is coming denied. Sure. My editors you're listening to this. They're like why are you talking about? You gotta you gotta a deadline. Well, afterwards heaven is cocktail and try to sleep. Well, I will John good weekend. Hey, happy new year. Thanks so much happy new year. Miss the great John cast from the Tribune joining us here on WLS. Now,.

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"mr burke" Discussed on WGN Radio

WGN Radio

13:19 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on WGN Radio

"He's somebody that most of you probably know and find a Turney, I can talk to us about this story from a legal perspective. Good morning, rich. Doing fine. Thanks for coming on core. Thanks for been an honor to fall, the president, of course. Yeah. Well, we're we're all surprised. So rich. Here's the thing. This is something that is not a shock. I think maybe everybody expected it could happen at some time. And then you get to a point where ED's getting older, and they can. Well, maybe it'll never happen. I'm not casting any sort of guilt on Mr Burke, he's doing his day in court. But there have been rumors about stuff like this forever. Yeah. I mean, of course, he's been you know, the longest serving city older and he's been in office for fifty years, and he's faced this in the past. As he noted when he was you know, famously interviewed a couple of weeks ago after his office was raided. He said, you know, this is not my first rodeo, and I've cooperated in the past I will cooperate again, by the way, I'm not sure you can't cooperate with federal government when they come knocking, but that's a different story. But yeah, I think yesterday we all saw a little bit of a different turn when the government actually arrested him and charged him with this counts of attempted extortion thirty seven page criminal complaint. If I understand correctly, it's twenty years at its worst. If you're convicted that's all very big deal. But of the thirty seven pages, which I'm sure you've read like a fine novel. What jumped out at you? The the wiretaps. The conversations are always the key part of a government's case when you're dealing with white collar defendants, especially high profile ones, it's a very difficult thing to prove a less. You've got wiretaps which according to the complaint that I did read very carefully. They have lots of, you know, otherwise, if you don't have that or if you don't have a cooperating witness, you're often dealing with a he said, she said situation, but what jumped out at me from the complaint is the wealth of information that we received allegedly from these conversations that the government was recording for over a year. Hey, rich. It's very interesting to me because you will have a lot of politicians will will talk about this pay to play this concept of of even being able to do private work in public tower public work with the city, you gotta do work with me as politics is the way it's been done. And and this case is one that when you read it, and you re. The complaint you recognize that that this is something that's been done for years in Chicago. But at the same time, it is I mean is is almost plain as day, extortion is and just when you read the complaint, you know, it does jump off the page as much as we hear in Chicago that this happens, and it happened for years, you know, much like the Barbara Byrd Bennett conviction a couple years ago when you actually saw her emailing people asking for money and asking for money for know kids college fund, when you see the conversations allegedly in this case, where Burke is telling his staffer to play hard ball and saying that I tried to be nice taking them out to lunch. And now we're gonna have to change that it really still shops. Even though I think in Chicago, we're all pretty used to seeing this, you know, this kind of corruption I think when you see it in writing, and particularly when you hear the tapes, which you know, we're not hearing. But I'm sure it's even more. Glaring glaring. When you hear those tapes rich, I know you were sitting right behind add in court yesterday. Did you what was the body language or the reaction of him during that? Yeah. Right behind him. He was pretty subdued. I think generally, he's a pretty call character. All the times I've seen him yesterday was a little different. I think he was definitely more somber than we've seen him. You know, in the few words, he did say to judge Finnigan. He wasn't very expressive. You know, this was basically a ten minute hearing to make sure he understood the charges that were being filed. So naturally, it was a lot of yeses knows. I think the biggest shocker that. We all had in the courtroom was when we heard about his twenty three guns in his two officers use. Of course, a former police officers. I don't even understand that. I mean, a guy that high profile even if he was concealed carry for his own protection. Any Burke has protection that he travels with? I don't even understand that. Do you though, it's strange for sure. And especially someone as high profile as him and who has been the subject of investigations in the past. It's just not a great look regardless you know, when the FBI comes knocking. It's it's not a great look to have twenty three guns lying around, especially purportedly, a few of them at least five or six of them were long guns. You know, I'm not sure why you would have those as a seventy five year old men, but it certainly doesn't look good. And of course, you know, as part of. Part of the charges. He had to get rid of those in in forty eight hours, which is pretty standard. When you're charged with a felony. The attorney that walked with him answered a couple of things before Ed spoke last night, alderman Burks aren't spoke last night. And the attorney seemed to say, and I'm reading between the lines here. So certainly cut me off from a legal perspective that seem to say, yeah. This stuff in the criminal complaint happened, but it's not what it appears to be my right or wrong. Charles splurge. The is the name of the attorney who's defending alderman Burke, and on the way out of Turks and yesterday, he said exactly that he said that you know, we look forward day in court, but he said that this act was not attempted extortion. My sense is that they are going to admit to what is painfully obvious from the tapes. But are you that this did not rise to the level of attempted extortion? I. I think based on what I've read that's a hard case for the defense. You know, you've all heard that federal governments, you know, the federal government. Federal prosecutors have an incredibly high conviction rate upwards of white ninety six percent and the degree to which they laid out their case in this complaint. The evidence is pretty compelling. Go in unless they think they have something exactly. I mean, you know, they have a lot of evidence against him. According to the complaint, and it's interesting the way, they laid it out, you know, complain, of course, has a lot more detail than an indictment. I think there's a couple of reasons that you complain versus an indictment Representative from the prosecutor's office yesterday. We ask them out Sykora outside the courtroom why they went the complaint route. And he said, no comment at this point. But you know, that gives the public a lot of information about what evidence they have and frequently you do that as a government in order to show your hand and show how strong your cases in order to maybe flip a witness raven flip the defendant. How's it going? To ask. What's next here is just going to be one of those cases in Chicago that that, you know, we don't get any sort of trial or anything for for months on months on Andrews. It's going to be as fast. Well, so just to the prosecutor yesterday seven open court that the investigation is ongoing. And I think you know, there are more shoes to drop here. The next time that alderman Burke will be in court will be on January eighteenth. So we'll hear at that point weather. You know, what additional evidence the government has? And they'll be a probable cause hearing before a grand jury likely, but yeah. And I think the investigations ongoing many are looking at this as sort of small potatoes. Why are you going? What is this most the government can get after raiding two offices and after investigating him for a while? I think the answer to that is probably more to come and be you know, the federal government. I think would rather get. A conviction where they can on a smaller case, then you know, try to get everything under the sun. Remember, I mean, we've got a new US relatively new US attorney in office. He hasn't had many high profile convictions. And there is pressure on them. We've had a lot of you know, federal process. Former federal prosecutors on our show legal face, and they'll tell you the, you know, behind the scenes answer that it is important to get high profile convictions, you know, for many reasons, not the least of which is deterrent effect. You know, this is office that convicted Blagojevich, and you've got, you know, competition in New York. I mean in New York in Brooklyn, they're trying, you know, so there's a lot of pressure on these offices to get high profile. It's awkward when you go to the big barbecue on the summertime if they've got a bigger case in talking with rich Linkov, why don't we get a plug in for the show. Yeah. We're legal face off. We've been I think the nation's premier. I'll be humble and say the premier legal podcast for five years on WGN co host with Tina martinian, we're taping our show today covering this topic and lots of other interesting stories. Hey, rich. Will you be right behind him again later on at the second court date? Followed him around I'm going to be literally lake, you know, a step behind him everywhere now. So I can report back to not just on the substance. But on what he's wearing. And what you smell. You're very stealth earlier to last things I wanted to Steve in Schaumburg before we hang up here. But. He knows everything that's gone on in. This town alderman, Ed Burke, I mean, there's not a political event. That's happening. This time that Ed Burke is not aware of is it possible in the way these things go down that they would strike a deal with him for information on others. Yeah. Excellent question. Steve no question that is a possibility. And again, that's why you frequently see the degree to which the completely the evidence because you wanna put pressure on a defendant to understand that there's a mountain of evidence against you. And maybe you'll flip. I mean, the key to any, you know, in addition to wiretaps one of the key things that you can get is a witness flipping, especially high profile defendant. We've all heard about his involvement with you know, what's what's come tower? Maybe there's something there who knows maybe he flips and gives information that has a greater benefit in the Trump investigation. But yeah, there's no question that you try to flip Burke on other potential crimes that are happening. God love it of. Trump went down because of something here also says there's not much higher profile in Chicago alderman, Ed Burke, you say a mayor or maybe a Cook County board president, but still the name at birth. I'm he's the second most powerful guy in the city runs the money. Steve Berg last word from you. Steve good morning. Thank you for the call really quick. I'm wondering how this affects not my original callers regarding. How's it affect the role and Burke are the courts? But also, I know that Tony preckwinkle. Same was brought up as to where some of this money was supposed to go. How does that affect her run for America? They thought that she was leading in the polls to be mayor. Complaint that there was a ten thousand dollar donation that was solicited from these individuals as a campaign donations of preckwinkle. She yesterday, of course, deny that. And actually which showed that she returned that donation which ended up being about fifty six hundred dollars. But yeah, I mean, we've all I said they saw Gary Chico last night and Laura life it already saying that you know, the stink continues onto preckwinkle clueless nece and complicit both start with C and are closer together than you think. And you have to figure it out. All right last question. The judge judge Burke or what's the problems for here this morning outside of worrying about her husband? I don't think there's much of a, you know, legal connection, of course, she's an independent judge. She just got sworn in oddly enough. She got sworn into a second ten year term the day that her husband's office was raided by the FBI. I, you know, I I don't know if that was a coincidence or not, but you know, she'll continue to serve on the supreme court, but certainly being married to sellin wouldn't help things very much. But yeah. For legal perspective there, they're separate rich. Thanks and a great timing on taping the show today. Thank you very much. See? Yeah. I feel badly about this known alderman Burke for a long time, and I like him. I don't have any close association with them. I never asked him to take a look at my property taxes. None of that. But just you see them out. You see him at public events. He seem at dinners you see him in various places, and it's always been pleasant exchanges. But if he has done these things he's got to take a hammer like anybody else in some of the reporting estrin attribute, you reminded of Ed Burks legacy in Chicago being one of the staunch opponents of her Washington with adver Doley act. I would be very nervous this morning. If I was Chicago politician engaging in anything even remotely dirty..

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"mr burke" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

WLS-AM 890

04:16 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

"In fact, this stuff was occurring, but what the government alleges and what the recorded conversations apparently corroborate is that Mr Burke himself was speaking directly with Dennis Reid is the restaurant executives individuals a and b. In in dealing with them, very directly and making it dropping hints that aren't for the layman are aren't even hence, they seem pretty direct. I read that portion to and I thought gosh, it's like it's right out of the sopranos. No, right. There's there's not a lot of subtlety to it. And I guess to me that's the most surprising thing for who has seen so much. If in fact, the allegations bear out is that he was directly in the line of fire here and in doing it in a not very subtle way. Talking to Patrick Collins who for twelve years was here in town. He helped to put away George Ryan among others personal. And I mentioned this earlier in the program. Mr Collins, my father was a businessman here. I'm sorry. My father-in-law was a businessman for many many years here is now retired in the real estate business curse commercial real estate and had to deal with Edberg on number of occasions in earlier today when I called him, and I said breaking news, Stu breaking news eh. Edberg has been criminally charged. He simply said, the chickens have come home to roost. Well, look, you just you know, as someone who's lived in the city for a long long time. And now I represent individual businesses. I mean, it should not be a cost of doing business in any ward in the city of cargo that you have to pay a tax or you have to pay fealty. You have to do provide some benefit for all dramatic folks doing their job and his as laid out in the complaint. Some cases they didn't even have the authority that they were alleging to have. But yet it just throwing up roadblocks for people trying to conduct business in the city, Chicago, you know, it creates a business environment that is not business friendly. And you know, it creates an environment where you have to know somebody and have to again, pay the tax. They shouldn't have to pay you pay the corruption tax. And it's it's not right. That's not the way that things should work. But unfortunately, it's it's it has been the way that things have worked for a long long time. Mr Collins, can you even reconcile being a public servant in the city of Chicago. And also being part of an. A private business. Who is going to help that private business deal with the city of Chicago. It doesn't seem like those are reconcilable positions. Again. I don't I they aren't they are not reconcilable positions. And you know, people that are petitioning their government for a driveway permit, for example, which you know, we should be in issued by the department of transportation issued by an alderman ward. Again, the idea that that alderman can can sort of get into that process and can can cause the department transportation to Tanada who were permits, for example, that you are otherwise are are qualified to get until you pay the tax. It's just wrong. When you watched Edberg, I don't know if you saw on TV, I watched all of it earlier today, and he was walking to and from the hearing he was worrying that fedora. And he did remind me of George Ryan. Did you get that sense as well? I'm watching. TV today. But I look there's a there's a way that folks, I think is do business that is perhaps ingrained in the culture, and you know, whether that's what happened here. Again, I wanna give Mr Burke his his day in court at the end of the day. This is an attempted extortion in that it did not sort of go to completion. But I do think what the government lays out in in in real significant detail in the words of Mr Burke himself is how this works, and it really is. It's really sort of textbook one. Oh, one extortion is alleged in this in this criminal complaint reminds me of bloggers defense. Well, they never came through with the money. So I didn't commit a crime. But if you attempt to bribe a cop and the cop turns down, the bribe is still a crime, it is I mean, you you're going to get into and again, I don't know what the defense how it will play out here..

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"mr burke" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

WLS-AM 890

04:36 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on WLS-AM 890

"For the thing up your right, pending. This is L S AM aid ninety pretty good. Pretty good Jude. Well, done John. How was a Jennifer Keiper alongside six thirty seven. We'll take until seven o'clock. And it's the great one the marklevinshow here on WLS. What are you bringing me? Oh, thank you. Thank you, a long list of corrupt Illinois politicians. Yes. This is this is a stack. We'll have to read all of it again tonight rolled out onto the floor. That's there's a long list of local state and even federal politicians that have gone away for finger painting and weightlifting courtesy of us here in Illinois that brings us to our next guest early in his career. Patrick Collins served for twelve years as an assistant US attorney here in Chicago, including four years as deputy chief of the public corruption section. He's spearheaded the eight year operation. Rhode investigation. You remember that remember the the break? Licenses. There's former secretary of state George Ryan, right? Former US attorney and now he works at Cayenne s he's a partners there. And he led the prosecution in these six month trial and conviction of former Illinois Governor, George Ryan is his watched a lot of it here in our fair city for a long time. We welcome to wwl's Patrick Collins. Patrick, are you surprised are you shocked? Well, look, I it does explain their aggressive actions with the search warrants and as again as someone who's been on both sides of these sorts of actions. I I was frankly, hoping that the government had some significant evidence because I think by doing a search warrants in the way, they did. Certainly impacted Mr. Birks electoral chances, and I wanted to as a citizen I wanted to make sure there was some some bare their if you will. And I think today's today's criminal complaints is that question. Patrick collins. According to the complaint, the FBI won a judge's approval to wiretap alderman Burke, cell phone already recording his causing before the shakedown at the center of the charge began to unfold back in may of seventeen. What does that tell you? Well, look when you're thinking about presenting your case in court, particularly on someone like miss Burke after have evidence, and there's no better evidence than the individual himself incriminating himself and recorded phone conversation. So I mean, whether it's civil case or this number case, the government's best evidence in public corruption cases are the are the words of the alderman himself, and I think recorded conversations provide the government very compelling evidence. Really fortunate to have Patrick Collins here on double DLC surfer twelve years as an assistant US attorney in Chicago four years as deputy chief of public corruption. He was involved in the conviction of former Illinois Governor, George Ryan, remember, what does it tell you, Mr Collins about Chicago? How are we? So why are we so afflicted and burdened by corruption? We seem to be the Petri dish for the entire nation. Well, look if I had an answer that question, I would I would have retired years ago. I, you know, this issue of deterrence with all that's gone before alderman convictions. Governor gubernatorial convictions, you would think that we were in the new age, but what laid out in the criminal complaint. And again, I would want emphasize as as a lawyer in private practice. These are allegations are not proof, but the seems to be the playbook that we've seen time and again that aldermen have important influence. There's fifty city Chicago. They all have a lot of control over their individual wards. And they they have the ability to use that power to benefit themselves personally. And whenever you do that that's a violation of law, and we've seen it, unfortunately time and time again, but guys is shrewd, and I would say as smart as Ed Burke, and Dan Rostenkowski, even even a George Ryan. I mean, how did they get caught up in things like this? I don't I don't understand that hubris. Is it just you get lazy? You get you get to the point where you just wanna make problems go away. And they'll take the shortcut. I don't I don't understand the the mindset of these guys have been in. In the in the business. So long to slip up this family. Very fair question. It's certainly one that I can't answer. Mr Burke, I what is the pricing having read the criminal complaint is you would think that there would be several layers in between Mr Burke and the active.

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"mr burke" Discussed on Focus On the Family Daily Broadcast

Focus On the Family Daily Broadcast

04:35 min | 3 years ago

"mr burke" Discussed on Focus On the Family Daily Broadcast

"And it was an a lot of his friends were praying for him because that was a good guy was trying to make a living. Sure. Her prayers. Remember in scripture where it wasn't the faith of the Paralympic. It was the faith of the friends and those were loved him, and they took him up on the roof, and I can imagine that every prayer that my mom prayed was taking another shingle off of that roof beautiful to look until finally he could be dropped down to the face of Jesus and look him square in the face. And you know, what happened God healed him of the greatest disease that there is the most insidious malady that there is sin. What was coming out of just for the listener to be able to paint that picture? So the environment that he came out of why your mom was praying so much for him happening. Well, his dad with the prison. Yeah. And there are things that I have a ninety year old aunt in danville. And there are still things that she will not tell me, you know, about those been sworn to see. My family has that same thing. That's what I'm talking about. It's like what did you do? They don't tell you. Yeah. You know what? And some of it might be beneficial. I mean. Yeah. Over the years, some of it's benign. That's it. Yeah. I mean, exactly. Exactly exactly it was life. It was case the family the adults around you were bootlegging. I mean, that's kind of the thing. Hey, nothing. Yeah. You know, I could say this is dry, and you became a sale. Hugh on you. As well. As anybody else? I was and this is a dry county. This right. Yeah. This is dry. So, but I also remember, and I won't tell too much because you got to read the book, but there are good. Good reach. I remember when Sammy Dexter came. Who was a detective in town and came to a home you remember his name? Oh, yeah. Sammy was a good guy. And you're like nine ten years old at that time. Yeah. Yeah. And he came and took my dad off, right? And it was traumatic thing for mom and me, I can almost dead was arrested. He was arrested and tried and spent some time in prison. What did that do for you? I mean, I'm always a believer in the pendulum of God for the wisdom. If you can see it as a boy, which I felt very similar story. My dad wasn't bootlegging. But he was on the other end either on the receiving end of it. And in some ways as a child being nine ten eleven years old. He. Died when I was twelve there, are some positives. That can come out of that where you're observing this as a boy and going, okay. I don't wanna do that. I don't wanna be like that. I don't want to suffer the consequences. If you have some of that process yet. And I got it from him. When he's now that he's he is at this time pretty tied into the church. He is the pastor is seemingly can't go to pray for someone in the hospital as he takes my day. Yeah. And now his his occupation which is not bootlegging, but he has always been a the love to cook. And so now, he's a Baker. He comes out with a while with with something else. If he goes to jail comes out comes out as a bake as abandoned sets up a business. One of the boys in town, Mr Burke, hired my dad, at Burkes bakers, very still going and now I go into the shop and see my dad making doughnuts and pies and cakes and ninety talking. And he's taken those doughnuts and dip in that sugar. And he holds them up. Now, we shouldn't eat this stuff. Okay. But now he's he's hoping he puts them up on Iraq. And you put one often you taste new sit and with pride. My dad made that that's amazing. This is my dad new life. And now again, we talk about the training up a child who needed to see that. I really believe that most of what has happened in my life over the years has been due to that episode. Those days watching my mom and dad take a situation and turn it around through prayer, right? Were you when you came to Christ?.

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