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Fresh "Muller" from The Von Haessler Doctrine
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Apple positioned to offer cryptocurrencies: RBC report
"Rbc's got a new guy following up all and he is coming on strange apples. Three dot over and part of a note from abc analyst. Mitch steve's taking over the apple beat from robert muller. According to steve's note fundamentals apple remained secure with cash flowing business related to iphones peripherals computers and services. But what he really likes is the money. Apple could make in cryptocurrency not mining not buying but using apple wallet to let its installed base of one point five billion devices and the people who use them into the game the way the analyst sees it if apple decides to enter into the crypto currency exchange business multibillion dollar in we think the firm could immediately gain market share and disrupt the industry while simultaneously making the usa a leader in crypto for the next ten to twenty years if only two hundred million of those one point five billion got into crypto currency steve stingers that potential revenue opportunity would be an excess of forty billion dollars a year
Who is the international community?
"Myanmar's progress towards democracy. During the two thousand and ten with nobel peace laureate aung sang suu as de facto head of government was widely understood as a good news. Story this week myanmar's military. The top madore decided that the democratic experiment had proceeded far enough claiming fraud in the most recent they threw a coup. D'etat seized power. Back and returned san suu now. Tarnished as an accessory to the tottenham does own recent accesses to detention the international community has responded predictably and in famous correctly demanding respect for the election results the restoration of constitutional order and so forth. Also this week. Us president joe biden in his first speech on foreign policy since taking office declared that america was ready willing and able to resume its traditional self awarded role as lead of that international community. But at this point what actually is the international community who decides what it thinks and are there really any penalties for defying or ignoring it. This is the foreign desk. But you're now seeing two sets of institutions governing although it's questionable how much actual authority the people without guns have to force their parliamentary decisions. At this point. The burmese military should relinquish power. They have seized release the advocates and activists and officials they have detained suspected. Criticism from western countries has relatively little direct. But it's not that they don't care at all it's noteworthy that they've gone to just extraordinary lengths to create alibis covers for the coup the very few occasions when you say that sanctions all the threat of sanctions hadn't affect i think would be the ending of the apartheid period south africa but they require cooperation and agreement among any state that has major economic relations with a particular state that is really under threat of sanctions. So that's pretty rare frontier. Hello and welcome to the foreign desk. I'm andrew muller joined first of all by amen taunt a reporter based in yang-gon well first of all let's try and make sense of what has been occurring this week. How did the first hours of the coup ataur unfold as you experienced it. Was there a heightened military presence in the streets was a news broadcast social media alerts. How do they establish power. It's not like they lack practice this by now. Sure so the first couple hours were extremely chaotic. One was quite sure what was happening. Although most people had figured out that there was a coup so basically most people woke up on monday not being able to use their phones so there are some cards. Weren't giving them service. There was some rewards that depending on which company you are with. You have some level of service depending on where you are in the country. You had some notable service. But for me i couldn't call out and i didn't have any mobile data. Luckily i have wifi at home. Which is not true for a lot of people but yeah in the first few hours in django that weren't really military much of a military presence as far as i understand. Although in the days leading up to the coup there were some quite frightening pictures of tanks in yanko near military installations and what has gone. Felt like since how much of what was already passing for normal life i guess given the pandemic but how much is the feel of the city changed since the coup d'etat. Everyday's a little bit different. So the first day i went out to the markets just alexi what i could over here talk to people because you know people were getting online and a first a couple hours. Not everyone knew. The markets were busier than normal. There were more men. The normal people seem like they were ignoring the one person per household rule a lot more than they were. Previously people are largely ignoring the rules at this point in the pandemic here. But yeah like you just saw a lot of groups of people as opposed to the person who cooks which is generally a woman here but a couple hours in so maybe around nine. Ten people started panic buying especially rice. A lot of rice shops ran out of rice quite early in the morning. You know they generally never run out that bryce they usually are quite. we'll start but by the evenings. The supply chain was flowing again and had sort of compensated and the streets emptied out after a while but there was a while where people were trying to rush the banks. All the banks shut the atm set down. And then people try to. The gold shops and the gold shops started shutting down this
James Comey and Truth in Government
"Joe klein joins us now to talk about a new book. From james comey. It's called saving justice truth. Transparency and trust. Joe thanks for being here screwed to be with you. All right joe. You don't need any introduction but for those who are not familiar with. Joey is a former writer for the new yorker former columnist for time magazine author of many many books including perhaps most famously when that did not appear with his byline primary colors And a follow up novel running meat and this week he reviews for us at james. Comey's second book so the obvious question. I have to ask i is. How does this book differ from his previous book. Well it doesn't differ very much at all actually except for one thing. He rehearses all of the confrontations he had with donald trump in both books but in the second book he places that in the context of the need for truth and transparency in government. Which i think is a valuable thing. The book is the repetition of the first book but it's not an insignificant repetition because of the the context that he now placed it so the first book higher loyalty was kind of hybrid memoir both from his earlier days as a prosecutor in the department of justice and then for his brief period at the doj under trump but it was also kind of manifesto about justice. It feels like on the surface this new book saving justice is kind of exactly the same thing. Well yeah it is. It is the same thing and it's obviously something that cody feels very strongly about. But i think you know the important thing here is his view of justice and his view of the fbi remember he was the fbi director. Whom trump fired because he allowed the russian investigation continue which resulted after he was fired in the hiring. A bob muller as special investigator but komi has a very distinctive view of justice. And i and its ecclesiastical he sees the members of the justice department all the way down to assisted. Da's out in the country as being part of a sacred priesthood sworn to absolute honesty to complete probity to conducting the business in entirely facts based and nonpartisan manner and you can see how that might conflict with donald trump right. Does he talk about what's happened at the department of justice since his departure. He doesn't talk about that all that much except to say that it has been corrupted by trump trump spent the last four years trying to make it into a partisan weapon to go after his enemies in. Kobe is appalled by that. One of the things that you do in your review is draw the distinctions between trump's view of justice and company's point of view. Is that something that komi himself dozen. The boker was that you. He doesn't to a certain extent. But i teased it out a little bit from me. The most important thing that is kind of gone overlooked about trump if anything can be said to have been overlooked is his view of the world which came out in the second debate with joe biden where he said only low. Iq refugees showed up for their refugee hearings in other words. The smart ones absconded. Only stupid people abide by the laws. Smart people get around it. Only stupid people pay off their creditors. Smart people stiffen and that is donald trump's operating philosophy and unfortunately it seems to be the operating philosophy a lot of his followers and that stands in direct contravention of commes operating philosophy. Which is you gotta tell the truth. I don't think you could find two more temperamentally opposite. People trump and komi. But what's interesting at least in the little bit of this book that i read it seems is a slight shift in tone from the last book i mean in part it seems like he's he is trying to draw contrast he opens up the book with donald trump sort of leaning back in his chair and telling him that putin showed off to him apparently about russia having the best prostitutes in the world. And he's telling that james comey. Yeah that would not go over very well. Comas is a religious catholic and And as i said he's religious about the notion of justice and truth. I mean he tells a story about his early days as a us district attorney where he was working a drug case and he had a government informant named vinny and it turned out that they put vinnie in the witness protection program and vinnie took the opportunity to get married. The problem is that he was also married in his former life which meant he was now a bigamist which is a crime and komi says that it was his absolute responsibility. Even though the bigamy had nothing to do with the drug case in question to tell the other side the defendant's lawyers that vinnie was a bigamist. And that shows you the degree to which komi will go in the defense of the truth almost to the point of myopia. I
Trump issues 26 more pardons, including Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Charles Kushner
"And the partners. Just keep coming. Cnn reporting president trump wednesday announced twenty six new pardons including ones for longtime ally roger stone former campaign chairman. Paul manafort and white house senior adviser. Jared kushner's father charles those pardons of manafort and stole reward. Two of the most high profile and widely condemned for advisors of the president. Both of whom were indicted by special counsel. Robert muller went to trial and were convicted by jury of multiple crimes.
Trump pardons Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Charles Kushner
"Partners. Just keep coming. Cnn reporting president trump wednesday announced twenty six new pardons including ones for longtime ally roger stone former campaign chairman. Paul manafort and white house senior adviser. Jared kushner's father charles. Those parts manafort and stone reward two of the most high profile widely condemned for advisers of the president. Both of whom were indicted by special counsel. Robert muller went to trial and were convicted by juries of multiple crimes.
Trump issues more pardons, including Paul Manafort, Charles Kushner
"New evidence surfaced of just how wild and crazy things could get in the last days of donald trump's presidency. The white house announced that the president had issued a new round of pardons that included. Paul manafort his former campaign chairman and roger stone his longtime political adviser both of whom had been convicted of crimes. Going out of robert muller's russia investigation. And as if that wasn't enough trump also pardoned charles kushner. The father of his son-in-law jared kushner who had been convicted of illegal campaign contributions tax evasion and witness tampering
Trump pardons Paul Manafort, Roger Stone and Charles Kushner
"People receiving pardons Wednesday, including Tomb or associated with the 2016 Trump campaign. Former Trump Campaign chairman Paul Manafort and former adviser Roger Stone were granted pardons. Both have been called in the special counsel's Russia probe. Manafort, convicted of tax fraud stone convicted of lying under oath to lawmakers, President Trump also pardon Charles Kushner, the father of presidential adviser Cherry Kushner. The older Kushner admitted to tax fraud. Fox is Jill NATO on Fox is Tucker Carlson Tonight, Roger Stone said his prosecution on charges of lying to Congress was purely political Election day when no one was watching. The Justice Department released the last remaining redacted sections of the Muller report in which they admitted that they had no evidence whatsoever of my colluding with Russia. Wikileaks Julian Massage trafficking and emails President had previously commuted stones prison sentence. He has now traveled to his moral Lago resort for the holiday.
Trump pardons former campaign chairman Paul Manafort
"President trump has issued another batch of pardons to nearly thirty people including his son in law's father and trump's former campaign chairman on the new list of those now pardoned or granted clemency Charles Kushner a real estate developer who pleaded guilty to tax evasion witness tampering and making illegal campaign contributions in two thousand five Kushner son Jared as a White House adviser and married to trump's daughter Ivanka and two more trump confidants convicted in order to jail in the Russia probe former campaign chairman Paul Manafort and close friend Roger stone whose prison sentence had already been commuted by the White House observers say the president's using the power of his office to dismantle the results of special counsel Robert Muller's investigation having pardoned another campaign associate Tuesday Jackie Quinn Washington
Attorney General William Barr resigns
"Attorney. General bill barr is formally resigned. He leaves office next week. A move that shows. How far differed from so many republican veterans in washington who did find themselves ultimately fire by tweet in the trump era sources around bar have been leaking his departure plans for weeks. They're now trying to cast some kind of independent figure who left clashing with trump over issues like voter fraud and keeping that newly revealed hunter biden probe secret before the election. Now let me tell you having covered this throughout the whole period of the trump. doj this is classic bar. It's not unlike the gap between bars letter that offer a muller book report and the actual report which is one of the many misleading and political acts that led so many. Doj veterans across both parties. Demand bar resign long before he did this week. And in addition to that meddling in the mueller probe you had meddling in cases regarding trump allies while bars own resignation letter doubles down on this problem. He falsely described tump trump. doj's own russia probe as an effort to cripple or oust the trump administration with frenzied and baseless accusations of collusion. He adds his salute to trump's quote unprecedented achievements for the american people joined now by a former federal prosecutor who has been a keen observer of the bar justice department. John flannery council. Good to see you good to see you days. Well we have the recency effect. Every lawyer knows it in trial you want to leave the jury with that last thought in their mind and it's probably going to be more effective than what you talked about on the first day. Right bar is nothing. If not an effective at times canny lawyer he leaves pointing and sources pointing to his clashes with donald trump. Do you think that's the way to remember him or was it a lot more of that earlier loyalty loyalty. I don't think is the key word for him. I think the words for him is that he's always believed does a federalist and somewhat of a christian cult this that the people really don't know what's best for them and so he really does believe in a monarchical government although it's striking to read his december fourteenth letter of resignation which reads a little bit like a hostage letter. I mean he's talking about how great this guy was abused them in the end because perhaps he couldn't go as far in their bromance in crime as trump was prepared to go. And like you said there's a whole series of things this man has done right after. He assured america he was going to be a great attorney general. Well he's probably the most erupt act of armor attorney general's throughout the history of the united states. That's his mark that's his legacy and he did it because he was not a law enforcement officer he was about his or trump. He did what trump needed to do for that policy. Which i suggest which. I think the embrace which is A government by fiat. I don't have to listen to you. Even congress Supported trump usurping usurping. The court Analyzing and investigating the investigations. That he then misrepresented as you. I said in. The mueller investigation. He has been every place. And i'm among those those thousands of prosecutors who said he should resign while he has belatedly but not for the reasons we said. He's he's obviously said something else but as he's going out the door. He was compromising those convictions. He was compromising are free and fair elections by these bogus statements he made about. We've found this fraud and somewhere along the line. it seems like there must have been an intervention. Somebody maybe a good criminal defense lawyer or someone who's concerned about ethics by which he could retain his bar license said. You have any idea what you're doing. Do you wanna be standing next to this guy. When he's flying to florida on the day of the inauguration or whatever crazy thing he does between now and january fifth or january six or january twentieth and trump He trump inhales the souls of people and guess them to do things that are their worst possible performances. And he's done that with bar. I don't know where bhargava would you like to have his resume he he. He came to this job because he was going to burnish his reputation and his re what could be his retirement years. Well now he's retired and he's done a lot of time in ford at hearings judicial proceedings. That had nothing to do with him. Running the show
Beijing lists grievances against Australia, giving warning to other countries with tense China relations
"Relations between beijing and canberra deteriorating. Awhile have created spectacularly in recent months. Australia has excluded while away from australia's five g network. Australia has cold for an international investigation into the origins of the covid nineteen pandemic. It's spoken up in support of hong kong and protested against china's treatment of its wiegand minority and china has bristled at all of these moves. Some of china's responses have been merely rhetorical and calls medic including crudely goading australia. You've alleged crimes committed by string. Troops in afghanistan others had more measurable effects. Devastating tariffs on australian exports to china including especially ruinous levies on australian. Wine has china decided to full out with australia. How should australia or any other country. China has a popat react or adjust. And is there any way back to cooperation with china for australia or anyone else. This is the foreign desk. My advice to punish morrison repeatedly has do more say lis- do more is in fact. A series of concrete measures enhancing national security pows enhancing now fundamental economic cow enhancing population growth and strengthening our alliances and relationships with countries around the world. Or just the united states but in southeast asia and beyond as well so this kind of patriotism and chest puffing plays very well as china's coming out of covid domestically a want to show and deflect residual public anger over. Its cover up and handling. I'm so getting the country tonight. This way to show that they can stand up and push back against the west. I mean that's a really good message to be spending so it's really two birds. One stone the chinese government should be totally a shined of this past. It diminishes them in the world is hello and welcome to the foreign. I'm andrew muller. China is not a nation known for its impulsively where foreign policy is concerned but using tends to act carefully and deliberately so it should be assumed that it is acting carefully and deliberately towards australia for a look at what china is doing and why china is doing. It joined first of all from beijing by sophia yan china correspondent for the daily telegraph severe festival. I think what we're trying to establish here is whether this is a specific row between china and australia or something. We might see more of in china's dealings with western democracies in general but we will start with stralia. Does it strike you. That china is going out of. Its way to pick a fight with australia. Or is this something. That's just kind of happened. Organically absolutely china's definitely targeting australia. It's been going for some time and it's obviously hit a peak. Now it's every day. There seems to be something new in the sputtered. Diplomatic spat between beijing and camera. And what beijing's really trying to do is to make australia of retail. Australia is a major. Us ally part of the five. The lions and australia matches on values with america. So hunting. Australia is a way for china to send a message to other. Us allies or the country's just thinking about siding with washington and to try to prevent them from considering policies that china dislikes bans on chinese tech firms over national security risks while we issue for instance even territorial disputes in the south china sea being public about stances over hong kong and taiwan china does not want countries to get involved with what it thinks is its own backyard so pressuring australia. This way is just one way to show. Hey this is what can happen to your country if you dare to take on. There's an upside to this too. It's certain swagger for the domestic audience to show that this all powerful country china can finally stand up to the west. You have to remember that. For the chinese government and for many chinese people there is a very painful history and memory of what's called the quit century accumulation. That was the hundred years before the communist party took power in nineteen forty nine during which many say the glorious chinese empire crumbled at the hands of foreign powers. The brits the russians japanese china at the time lost almost all the wars fought. And actually that's when hong kong was ceded to the brits so this kind of patriotism in chest puffing plays very well as china's coming out of cova kovic domestically a want to show and deflect residual public anger over. Its botch cover up in handling and still getting the country two nights in this way to show that they can stand up and push back against the west. I mean that's a really good message to be sending so it's really two birds. One stone does a number of things going on there but let's just focus on one of them because it is a proximate cause of china's irritation with australia and indeed china's irritation with a few other countries. Which is far away and other chinese companies being locked out of five g networks. Why does china perceive that as an argument worth starting because it's not imaginable that any of these countries are going to change their minds. Way is in a way national champion. It's a private company. It's not state owned. But of course any company that succeeds in china is in some ways states approved so to succeed here. You definitely need to have certain. Party officials Tests the quench relationships and people in high positions in your corner and so while we the company that really shows and reflects the rise of china. It's headquartered in shenzhen which just two three decades ago with a rice patty backwater. Now it's silicon valley hub of china and this company itself really does show how quickly the economy here has grown china now. The world's second largest economy in china trauma very broad level wants to be taken seriously on the world stage and so attacking hallway company. That many would consider really national. Champion is attacking the status. That china now thinks it should have on the world stage so it's ironic also that there's concern from beijing. That other nations are talking about who as a national security risk because china itself has long said that it wants to keep certain industries telecoms utilities oil and gas within its own country at state-owned enterprises. Because they themselves. Beijing is concerned about the very same issue that foreign players could come into the country. Take a big share of the market and therefore be competitive domestically. They didn't want to see control here to foreign companies over the issue of national security. So it's actually a bit ironic for china to now be upset with other nations for saying that a chinese company coming in to build critical national infrastructure. Whether that's a nuclear plant or the telecoms network but then to say hey. You can't say that this is a risk. We don't pose a risk. it's it's it's it's. It's not very fairly for china to be saying that other nations
HIV Under the Microscope
"I this week there was cause for celebration as a covid. Vaccine became a regulator approved reality in the uk. All the time we've been waiting and hoping for the day when the searchlights of science would pick out invisible enemy. Give the pala to stop the enemy from making us ill. And now the scientists have done it and they used the virus itself to perform a kind of biological jujitsu and in fact because of that jujitsu the uk has become the focus of world media attention as the first western nation to formally approve corona virus vaccine for public use. Nevertheless some are questioning. Why britain's been able to move so fast according to the uk education secretary govern williamson. Speaking to see it's because we live in great britain. I just reckon we've got the very best people in this country and we've obviously got the best medical regulators much better than were french. Arab muslim belgians have much better than me americans. That doesn't surprise me at all because we're much better country than every single was okay but if that is actually true then what is that. We're better at in reality. The buck stops with a body called the nhra there. The medicines and healthcare products regulatory agency and down to them. That we've been able to approve sizes new coronavirus vaccine in record time and to explain what's involved what gaps still remain in our knowledge. And what is happening with the other major vaccine contender. The one being made by astrazeneca. His gino martini from the royal pharmaceutical society. Any new medicine has to be reviewed and tested the mitchell ray. The job is to inspect review. The data that's being generated so foams physical companies have to pay the testing. We'll clinical trials. Testing will phase one face to face free with effectively. The the medicine in this case. The vaccine is tested in human volunteers and subjects which representative while the population people. You're gonna begin the vaccine to create these clinical trials. The data's collected and the whole basis have put together a dossier and that's been reviewed by the shaarei in this case. What is the damage of being working in real time with manufacturers review the data in real time so that's why we've been able to get an accelerated. Is it as simple as that. Because what some people. Think quite legitimately appointing out is that normally. It takes ten years to make a drug or vaccine and get that to market. Which means by the time it gets there. You've got ten years in some cases of follow up from the first time a person was exposed to that drug to the time at which you begin to marketed. Here we've got ten months so we don't have that long term insight true. What's happening here. Is that the nhra actively viewing people being executed. So there's already assistant quotes called surveillance. And so they'll be muller shaking people. Boxing aged just in case there are any adverse events alba to understand. The nhra is a very very good regulatory agency. Got great expertise in looking out biological jokes. Vaccines whom the signing. What data is needed sensual. Quality and safety and of course efficacy. Interestingly though the nhra have approved this agent for uk use but the the european counterpart for the hr a have not approved this more. Broadly across the rest of the eu and other countries in the eu. Haven't done what the uk's done. So why have we got that difference. And if it's good enough for us why is it not good enough for the rest of europe. But these things do happen. I mean differences do occur in interpretation with with data particularly when you have those as just the s but again a while alluded to before is immature About could lead robertson so a lead coordinates when they were part of the mea for all the you took applications like said sixty percent of new medicines being less than ten years or so the amateur were coordination. I got great experience in this kind of area and a great network of keeping lead his experts. Who can give council on this data so you know. I'm i'm fairly confidence. That amateur are happy. With the safety and efficacy and quality than out of oxygen. There are some gaps in our understanding and in the data we've had generated so far though. Aren't there for instance. No one under eighteen has had the agent tried on them so they won't be being vaccinated pregnant women. Currently there regarded as a risk group. But they've not been included intentionally in the charles. They've been actually excluded from the trials. So how we gonna deal with the fact that there are these individuals or groups in the population that haven't been actively explored as time evolves. They will obviously investigate. Those subjects will be evolving. The plan with the mitchell ray in finding house was the best way to include those people.
Trump Pardons Michael Flynn
"That after he pardoned. Michael flynn is x. National security adviser flint pleaded guilty in two thousand seventeen too long the fbi about his contacts within russian ambassador sergei kislyak. It was one of the first major courtroom. Victories for special counsel robert muller but about a year ago flint tried to withdraw that guilty plea. His attorneys argued that he'd been trapped by people like fired. Fbi agent. peter struck fox's kristen fisher house intelligence committee chairman democrat. Adam schiff who helped lead the impeachment inquiry says the president has repeatedly abused the pardon power to protect. Oh soup covered up for
EPISODE 35: Election Fraud / Interference - The Facts, The History & The Conspiracy Theory - burst 02
"It got me thinking back to twenty seventeen And it was about one hundred twenty days into president. Trump's presidency and i wrote an article on statecraft was over dot com called plot. Twist the komi in in it. I kind of touched on a scenario. That i thought was intriguing and it was right around the time that memo's were coming about For komi where the left was just so hard up to try and find something anything they can impeach president trump on and They're at that point in time. The democrats were demanding. Memo's be released in an investigation launched and impeachment proceedings to start and so i theorized in that article that you know what if blinded by their absolute rage over losing the election in november and doing whatever it takes to get president trump out of the white house they now have inadvertently exposed information within other memos comey may have made because they wanted to make all of comey's memo's pop public record right at the time it was all about how komi keeps these immaculate notes on everything and anything he does. It was the whole reason why after he was president trump that one day he immediately went out to his car grabbed laptop and started writing out notes from that from that meeting that everybody wanted where he's a take it easy anyway but that opened the door to all of comey's memo's well at the time and of course s things played out. You know we. We got access to some of them but not all of them and you know it really did kind of turn on the democrats what i thought because know i made the point. Could you imagine the look on president trump's face if he were to be exonerated of any wrongdoing which did happen right. He did get impeached but at the same point in time he got acquitted as well because there was no wrongdoing. Even the molar report showed that there was no wrongdoing. And you know those four hundred and forty eight pages are out there. There's very very little redacted to muller's credit into Ag bars credit there was very little redacted in that document. So you can actually go out and see. Just how much of the report was there. And there was no russian collusion which we knew all along well. Those of us who knew president trump knew all along but i wrote in the plot twists. The komi memo's back in two thousand seventeen and linked to it so you guys can go back and take a look at it if you want to. It's a short article to like a minute and a half to read. But anyway you know if i made the point that if he was exonerated of any wrongdoing and then to add insult to injury for the democratic party that You know they actually exposed through those memos and documents wrongdoing done by the democrats in thereby getting hillary clinton locked up right which you know we finding out now. Due to release of memos that were done earlier this year. But that's exactly what happened. That this whole russian collusion story that chased or that was held over a president trump ted for two years and You know hindered. His presidency in the beginning was all made up and fabricated by hillary. So in prepping for this week's podcast. I was thinking about that and so i wanted to kind of lay out since two thousand seventeen when i wrote that my gut knee joking reaction was actually right just took a while for it to pan out took almost four years for it to pan out but i was right. I wanted to talk about the election fraud now. Obviously we don't have four years to have this one pan out and president trump is running out of time and it's looking more and more likely that we will have a biden harris administration As much as it pains me to say. I
'We Are Shipping To The U.S.': Inside China's Online Synthetic Drug Networks
"One of the things that outgoing president trump did during his term was pressured. China over the drug kills tens of thousands of americans each year and much of it does come from china so more than a year ago. China banned all types of feno related compounds. Now we have learned that it sellers have adapted. They are selling the individual chemicals that can be used to make the drug and they. You're selling those ingredients more or less openly online. Our beijing correspondent. Emily fang looked into this with help from data collected by the center for advanced defense studies analyst. Michael low muller worked together that data. We spoke with both of them. What exactly to china. Due in may two thousand nineteen they decided to ban any synthetic that resembled sentinel which was a big departure from what they did. Before of banning only specific at a time a few months after this band there was a big drug bust of drug trafficking ring in china. One person was sentenced to death other people sentenced to life in prison but then there was quiet and i was curious as to wear all these people who had been selling earlier had gone and what that world look like now with this span in place how do you go about trying to find that seemingly underground world. Well that's where michael comes in. We're interested in seeing how the supply chains were operating from the point of production through sale to us and when we're looking at The salen of things we found that a lot of this activity was occurring on the open normal internet so we were looking into various advertisements that go up on these different marketplaces platforms like alibaba and other chemical and pharmaceutical marketplaces that companies reposted for in advertisements for that no one other related substances so we saw that. It was a very much out in the open. You're telling me that you could just go to a normal website Maybe not exactly amazon but alibaba's a pretty big platform mean you could go and find these things. Yes we observe that. The bulk of federal related sales activity appeared to be occurring on the clear web on ecommerce websites such as alibaba but there are also other websites that vendors use a little maintain independent websites on also using social media to facebook. It's all current very much on the open. Was it easy for you to begin. Finding the exact locations even of people who were selling ingredients offended all vendors will rarely use the actual name for drugs. So you're not going to necessarily see an advertisement that says fennel for sale. But if you know that any no holly substances are being advertise. It's very easy to find even via a simple google search. Many of these company names that are listed alongside of these advertisements are real companies. You can look them up and the chinese registry and find identifying information for them including addresses. Emily thing in beijing. What did you do with that information. Because michael had found all of these vendors with addresses. I then went to see whether these people really existed in the places. They said they were on me. Found that many of them in fact were operating in clear daylight. Many of them had offices to do sales in the middle of quite large cities in apartment buildings in shopping malls in cubicle office buildings and it speaks to how difficult it is to stop factional compounds that are cheap to make you can ship thousands of doses at a time undetected sometimes and because of the internet. These people can directly reach clients in the us and mexico and europe from an apartment building and industrial china. Would you describe your visit to one of these places. One of the main vendors that i visited calls himself. Benjamin chen line and he was one of the more active anders that see for eighty s and npr. Were able to identify. I was able to find him in remote region which is in china's northwest and during the day he worked as a salesperson selling legitimate products used in steelmaking process out there but in addition to his regular job he was also selling sentinel precursors so the type of chemical ingredients used to make fennel as well as other synthetic drugs when i met chen and his employers office. He was very nervous. He ushered me into a conference room so his colleagues couldn't hear our conversation on when i confronted him as a person who secretly dealing deadly synthetic drugs on the internet. He denied everything you know. He said he himself was not involved in any of this however headshots of him linked to fennel precursor advertisements. Do match the man that i met the phone number provided on these advertisements matches the one that chen answered and that i texted him on as did the address that he listed for some of his websites so a bottom line question then has the flow of fentanyl from china to the united states been significantly interrupted in any way by china's law enforcement. I think when it comes to finish fennel reach in the united states from china. I would speculate that. There has been a decrease in that is tough to know for sure. Though we reached out to china for comment we reached out to the national narcotics control commission which is in charge of enforcing this ban. They said that they had not seen any legal sales of sentinel class. Chemicals online within chinese borders since the ban but due to the openness and cross-border nature of the internet. Any country would have a difficult time completely eradicated illegal information. So they're saying that they have not seen illegal activity but they cannot rule out that it's not happening what we've seen in china though. Is that some kind of online activity to sell. Fennel ingredients is still happening. The us drug enforcement administration does say that. Mail shipments attentional from china to the. Us have dropped dramatically since the ban but the also says that more and more of the essential ingredients are being shipped from china to mexico where the ingredients are made into finished venture capital and then sold again into the us so the flow has not stopped but the manner by which it's reaching. The us has changed realistically synthetic drugs. Vendors are finding ways to work around the spin and some ways that are technically legal even if the effect is to be selling deadly poisonous medic drugs to people outside of
The Letter: Telling My Mother I'm a Sex Worker (with Leander)
"Would you like me to begin. It's your story. It's my story that's true. This is the story about how. I told my mother that i am a sex worker. Which was something that i did. Because a line that often gets thrown at sex workers on twitter or other social media or conversations is what if your mother knew what you were doing or if your mother found out all your mother must be ashamed. People always like to refer to the muller as sort of final judge jury about what isn't isn't acceptable. So that got me thinking one day. Why don't i tell my mother. What if my mother did find out. And what i quickly realized as i asked myself. All of those questions is that probably my mother would be fine. She's a sensible open minded woman. And i think it would be an unfair underestimation of her character that she couldn't deal with this and so i thought that it was important that i did tell my mother but i had to think about how to do that. Because to complicate matters my mother lives in australia. And i live here in london. It's the sort of thing which i think most people would say is best done in person. It's one of those things you sort of need to look someone in the eye and hold the hand and speak in a slow voice and tell them i have something to tell you but i mean that just wasn't going to work because flights are expensive so i decided to write her a letter and i thought if i was happy with the way that the letter came out if i thought the letter said what i wanted it to say then i would send that to her and the more i wrote it the more i thought. Actually there were advantages to writing this in one single piece of writing which she could read slowly in her own time she could go back over bits she would have it to keep forever so that you know if she was confused about something or couldn't remember some details that she could go back and she would always have that as a kind of record of the thing that i told her whereas you know. Conversations are nice in their personal but de ephemeral. they disappear as soon as the words are out and people misremembered things and people forget things. That's very normal and until all very k. But it's not very helpful if you need to get a lot of information across to somebody in a very short space of time particularly if that information i think is something that they're not expecting and is a bit shocking because that likely to mentally fixate on certain points and turn points over in their head while you'll still speaking and might not be listening to you while you're moving onto the next point. As i wrote the letter i really started to realize that i was very happy with this as a medium of communication to get this message across that she was almost certainly not expecting but which i felt was important and so to the letter itself. I think the beginning is very important as it usually is. And i think what i wanted to do. First of all was to be reassuring i think perhaps others parents generally are prone to worry about their children particularly when they live on the other side of the planet so i began the letter very simply by saying. There's no reason to be alarmed. I'm not sick or in trouble. Nothing bad has happened to me or to anyone close to me and i felt that just kind of happens. You know that. I'm not sitting in a hospital somewhere and i'm not about to tell you something. That's going to cause significant distress. And then i just went on and said there's just something i've never told you which i'd like to tell you and there's only really works if i just dive straight in so here goes and then i basically said in addition to being a neuroscientist which is kind of my my. I never know what to call it. You know that. I i hesitate to say my real job. Because they're both my real job in addition to being a sex worker. I'm also in euro scientist. Maybe that's all that needs to be said. Let's attach labels to things that need. It's fun to do around as well as well as being a sex work. i'm also a neuroscientist. Do have this secret. Life as a as an academic don't tell anyone especially what would your mother think. Laura scientists he knew i was getting involved in academia goodness so i just so yes so then i in a very short sentence just said as well as being in your scientist i'm also a porn actor and i'm also an escort and then i in brackets told her that meant. I have sex for money. Because i'm not sure she necessarily would have known what an escort was like a body. There's actually a work insecurity mother so then so that was that and then i tried to put myself in her position and i just thought with that information suddenly thrown on top of you. I think what happens is that you just get all of these questions quickly. Swim into your head and you can't quite deal with them or list them or anything and they just keep coming the more you think about them. So what i tried to do was just fairly systematically. Answer those questions. And that's what kind of makes up. The body of the letter is just me going through. What i assume would be home most pressing questions and is would have tried to anticipate them and answer them
Julian Assange will learn on January 4 whether he will be sent to US
"Let's get a julian assange update here because yeah we haven't talked to this new but i'm pretty sure they did rule here not that long ago. let's see muller investigated julian assange assange lawyer says trump offered a deal to avoid extradition. That was a month ago four days ago. Rt reports prison friend of julian assange commit suicide to avoid deportation and six days ago Media silence on assange aids trump. So not a whole lot as far as breaking news. I guess look. The daily mail reported a week ago. Julian assange learns. Us extradition fate over hacking on january fourth so that the next big day is going to be january fourth where he will be. According to this report he will find out whether he will be extradited to the united states to face charges. That could see him for one. Hundred and seventy five years. He's facing eight forty nine years old now. He spent last decade of his life. You know basically behind bars he was in the ecuadorian embassy for six or seven years or something house a longtime faces eighteen charges including a plot to hack computers and conspiracy to obtain and disclose national defense information. He is said to have plotted with defense analyst chelsea manning more reasonably to expose war crimes by the government correct and it wasn't he who hacked any computers. He was simply helping chelsea manning crack password and i mean calling it calling crack s. I find it kinda humorous views. It was like it was basically just like a hash or something like that of of Something or other. And i don't know it was it was it was it was too well. No i know but it was. It was such a week. It's so weak to call at cracking I'm sorry but like okay. Maybe maybe fine. Maybe it was technically somehow illegal. But i just how can it be illegal. If he's not based in the united states. Well the thing is right back to this whole thing where they didn't. He didn't actually attack a server with like random passwords chelsea. Got the file and send it to him right right and so he basically looked up. It was like looking up the password based on hash or something like that. He helped chelsea with whatever she tells. Find out what the what the password would be based on the hash or something like that. Issue was not in within the so posad geographic land mass of the united states at the time he did not breach any security. No within the united states government. But yet it's like. Harvard is like conspiracy to assist hacking or something like that. It was so ridiculous. Yeah he's such a stretch to say that he did you know Nature conspiracy to obtain and disclosed national defense information and a hacking charge of some sort or blacking. Charges mockery with intent to gawk district. Judge vanessa. Bharat sir has reserved judgment. Her hearing dozens of witnesses called by assange legal team in a bid to persuade her to block his extradition appearing via video link from the belmarsh prison assange spoke to confirm his name and date of birth edward fitzgerald. the attorney for asana said quote. This is just a caller over. We're in contact with judge. Berate sir about the timetable. I think she's dealing with that. On behalf of mr assange. There are no submission. so they don't have anything to say at this point they've made their argument and the final judgment come down in just under two months time on january fourth. So that's where we're at
Procter & Gamble beats estimates as sales jump 9%, raises forecast amid strong demand
"Another company that is benefiting from people working from home. Uncle Sam is suing Google. We will get to that. We're going to start with consumer staples. Procter and gamble sales in the first quarter rose nine percent. The company raised revenue guidance for the full fiscal year and shares a proctor and up around one and a half percent, which is not a lot but just enough. That that sock is hitting an all time high. Yeah Outstanding Quarter largely of margin story on the outstanding part. Know, they sold seven percent more in terms of volume about nine percent total. So that's not extraordinary but it's it's good in this. In this economy, people are cleaning both their their homes and their themselves more actually and who the thing that proctor and gamble has going for it is that it is I think the best margin quarter that I could find a over the last fifteen years. So it is not forced into discounting right now the. Promotional sales at it has to make people are still going to the stores painful price for a lot of a lot of their goods, and they are not in the position where they have to raise salaries the moment or. You know they've done very well at keeping costs down so Between those two being able to charge what they want to charge for their products. And doing it more efficiently. A great quarter. Greg, quarter and if they're not spending more money on salaries John Muller, the operating officer and the CFO. Admitted very clear. They are going to be spending more on marketing because they. Look at the current environment. Look proctor and gamble they sell stuff all around the world but North America is their biggest market and I think they're looking at the numbers of how many people are. Spending time on screens. And they're saying to themselves. Yeah it is a good investment for us to. Start ramping up our marketing. Yeah they are spending a lot of time on screens not necessarily. On the screens and where the ads traditionally been, which would be TV ads more people are. Watching watching Netflix, watching things on the video recordings and just skipping through the AD. So it's more and more online. Advertising and. More is coming a sense everybody. Will Be. locked inside for. Another couple of quarters.
U.S. charges Russian military hackers
"A story for you. May Two thousand seventeen voters in France went to the polls to elect a new French president just like in our election the before then Russian intelligence agencies in the Russian government played hard in the French election that year russian-owned websites pushing outlandish rumours about the centrist candidate Emmanuel macron. Those rumors were then processed into pieces Russian state media outlets. macron's rival was a far right candidate named Marine Le Pen she had inherited from her Holocaust denying Father Control of Francis Post. World War Two Fascist Party. So it was the neo-fascist party running against macron. Lapenne far-right neo-fascist campaign was explicitly bankrolled by a Russian state controlled bank. Marine Le Pen went to Moscow and met with Vladimir Putin at the Kremlin during the campaign. This was not subtle. But it was. Too much for Russia to pass up a divisive racist far right fascist candidate injecting chaos into the elections in a major. European. Democracy in twenty seventeen that's like catnip to Russia. Right? They want to undermine democracy everywhere. They will undermine Western countries in general however they can. But Russia's saved its boldest move for the eve of that French. Just two days before the vote. Russian. Hackers part of the same Russian military unit that had disseminated hacked democratic emails during the twenty, sixteen American election the before. They dumped tens of thousands of files, online, nine gigabytes of stolen emails and other information all hacked from Emmanuel Macron's campaign, and that might have become the dominant news story of the final weekend of that campaign. Before French voters went to the polls. It might have actually ended up upending that election if it were not for a quirk of French law, which imposes a media blackout on anything relating to the campaign for full day before voting starts all the way through until polls close on election day. That blackout period in French law precedes this whole scandal with Russia messing with the French election. But it ended up saving the day. The material that was hacked by Russian intelligence got posted online and France just hours before media blackout period began just minutes before the blackout began at midnight that night the macron campaign issued a statement warning that the hackers had inserted forged fake documents into the hack stolen material they pleaded with the media to not report on that junk. And the media didn't. They stuck to the rules. And in the end, Emmanuel macron beat the far-right neo-fascist Marine Le Pen by more than thirty points. And there's a couple of reasons for us be thinking about sort of relearning the story of that. Two thousand seventeen French election right now one is that the intelligence community is raising the alarm that Russian intelligence is executing an operation just like the one they did in France on us right now the supposedly Biden scandal that Rudy Giuliani has been shopping the scandal he. Managed to get printed in the New York Post which president trump has been gleefully promoting ever since including posing with a copy of that paper in the Oval Office that junk that Giuliani has been promoting is being actively investigated by federal investigators as potentially part of a hostile foreign influence operation illegally targeting our election and the intelligence community is investigating this Johnny on the spot. In part because they saw this coming in advance, this is in the New York Times last week quote, The Times reported last January the Ukrainian company were Hunter Biden was once on the Board respond had been hacked by the same Russian Intelligence Unit that hacked the Democratic National Committee in two thousand, sixteen last month US intelligence analysts contracted several people with knowledge of that hack. Asking them for further information because they picked up chatter that stolen burris, my emails would be leaked in the form of an October surprise among their chief concerns was that the burris material would be leaked alongside forged materials and it it's to hurt Biden's candidacy as Russian. Hackers did when they dumped real e mails alongside forgeries ahead of the French elections in two thousand seventeen. So that's what they did to Macron in two, thousand, seventeen they hacked all install all of this stuff from his campaign than they mixed it up with Ford stuffing dumped it right before the election. That's what the US intelligence community said. They believed was going to happen with Barista and sort of October surprise firm Rudy Giuliani. Thank right on time Rudy Giuliani shows up some emails from a mysterious source that are totally unverified and unverified able and only one Rupert Murdoch owned right wing tabloid will air that junk. Put it in their paper. So. That's one reason. The Russian operation in the two thousand, seventeen French election newly relevant to our lives right now, the Russians may be trying that exact same trick all over again except we don't have media blackout rules. The other reason that that two thousand seventeen Russian operation in France is newly relevant. Is that the guys who did it just got indicted by the US Justice Department today? Here they are the Russian military intelligence hackers who carried out that operation to interfere in the French election in two thousand seventeen the Justice Department says in the indictment today that these guys also launched major malware and hacking operations that shut down the power grid in Ukraine that hit the parliament in the nation of Georgia that chemical weapons investigators in the UK and Europe who were looking into the Russian poisoning of former Russian spy, Sergei scruple who was poisoned with a Russian nerve agent on British territory they say, they also orchestrated hacks that hit hospitals in companies. In the United States. They also organize tax that hit the two thousand eighteen winter Olympics quite a list. And? Although. One of the Russian hacker that was indicted today was previously indicted by Robert Muller in two thousand eighteen for his role in the hacking operation against the twenty sixteen election here in the US, today's indictment of these Russian hackers doesn't include any charges related to American election interference this year. That said the election. The American election is two weeks from tomorrow. It's hard to look today's indictment without trying to understand how it relates to our own election and what the Justice Department is trying to signal here. Is that the right way to look at this. Joining us now is Jeremy Bash. He served as chief of staff at the CIA and at the Defense Department under President Obama Jeremy Nice to see. Thanks for making time. It, Rachel. So, this is a lot. Going on the surprise announcement today from the Justice Department about the indictment of these Russian hackers when you look at this with your background in intelligence and your understanding of what Russia has done to target our democracy and others. What do you think is most important here for people to understand. Well I think was most important is that the GRU this Russian military organization that was responsible for the two thousand Sixteen Hacking Dump Operation Against the Democrats that was responsible for the two thousand seventeen election appearance in France as you noted, and is responsible for these militias cyber attacks globally including, against us, hospitals and. They are very active. They're very capable and they are in fact probably behind this this Russian. Intelligence operation at least a looks and appears to be Russian intelligence operation targeting the Biden campaign. Last. Week Andrew Weisman, who is part of the Miller investigation wrote in Law Fair about the decision that was made by bill bar earlier this year this spring to drop criminal charges against Russian companies that had participated in the attack on our election in two thousand sixteen and that didn't actually get a lot of attention when it happened in March I think in part because the country was overwhelmed by what was starting to happen to us in terms of covid why spent makes the case that before may have acted essentially improperly in dismissing those charges essentially signaling to Russia that the. US Criminal Law wouldn't be used against them as a tool if they wanted to interfere in the election this year I'm wondering if this might be a signal in the other direction, if this might be some sort of signal to brushback rush intelligence ahead of what appears to be their ongoing efforts to boost trump in his reelection effort. Hartono, racial. But what we do know is that there are mixed signals being sent by the US government here. Today we have the Justice Department indicting Russian hackers, but you've got the president of the United States welcoming condoning what looks apparently like a Russian intelligence operation targeting the Biden campaign remember Rachel that Rudy Giuliani. In Kiev, with Andrei Dirk Catch Ukrainian lawmaker who has been assessed by US intelligence and announced by our Treasury Department to be a Russian asset for the last decade. Giuliani goes to Kiev meets with Dir cash and he comes back and low these many months later, Giuliani surfaces up with these a very mysterious emails. So every Intelligence Professional Rachel that I've talked to the last twenty four hours says that this walks like a Russian intelligence disinformation campaign this talks like a Russian intelligence to information campaign. This is most likely Russian intelligence is permission campaign against the Biden team.
"muller" Discussed on The Lead
"Surfer Thomas Miller has been at the heart of this buyer Munich team and really the heart of the club for more than a decade now I could you just describe what he's like as a person? ? Is Very funny or anything all I have time I have time and then me the road runner they have to by roadrunner cancer had the steal ball doesn't always come across in English, because , it's very difficult for humans to translate well but he is very funny in minutes I ever show with A. . TV team, , I say completed. . No Fun. . Is. Very . intelligent straightforward I think he has good sense of what it is. . That makes a team successful. . Thank you for the mets trophy. . But I think we have <hes>. . Maybe twelve or fifteen players. . That deserves the trophy as well. . We worked so hard. . We work with and I think on top of that. . He personifies what it means to be a bavarian. . You know buying is the German word for that area just very wealthy very beautiful. . It is the stereotypical. . Germany for most foreigners who we think of deer think of people lederhosen people sometimes look down on these guys lederhosen their beer as being slightly simpleton maybe a little bit argument and and Brash Ovens. . But for for Bavarians, , it is a sense of pride after the training session the stars took part in the traditional power Lana Lederhosen photo shoot. . And when you combine that with buying as a football institution who play on that heightened sense of Bavarian, , he think represents those contradictions but also the the bland and the combination of these things in a way that no other bind player does at the moment. . And in terms of soccer. . I have to say Thomas. . Miller is one of the strangest players I've ever seen. . Can you explain what makes him so unusual he is strange because he holds a really important position for one of the best teams in the world without being necessary obviously a gifted player. . Because of his spindly legs and this upright running frame and this, , he looks like a middle distance runner than a footballer I try not to be that muscular than my teammates because <hes>. . Less weight on my bones, , his less injury, , and that's my secret. . It just don't see the the beauty elegance to so even the power the most played at this level brain and there's always something ungainly love it awkward about the way he and controls the ball he likes to Shin The ball router. . Hindi cleanly speak about jumped all the time. . Is Elite. . I think once said that he's the best worst player in the world. . I once thought that you know he was playing with a white t-shirt underneath his shirt poking out as some kind of wife beater show underneath and maybe I was imagine it almost got the sense that he was doing it on purpose to just give the impression that this is just this random guys just walked onto the pitch and he can't possibly be any good and opponents look thinking. . Who is this guy and then twenty minutes later he's got two goals against them. . So I think he's perfected that sleight of hand and is quite happy that people still think he's somehow know a good player and I think it takes you quite a bit of time and and different viewpoint to understand what it is yet she brings to the team and I tried to explain that my my biggest quality is maybe. . The game without ball because in this time we had his game is all based on on movement on ideas on the interpretation of space as he wants himself, , put it. . So eloquently than my qualities to do to get in the right space to the right time. . Maybe. . Space Interpreter. . But what does is so incredibly effective it's much easier to understand why successive bind coaches have founded absolutely necessary to make him keep playing a key position and also why successive coaches who haven't been able to see the beauty of mirrors game. . F-. . Often found themselves fired will speaking of that last season under Niko Kovac Thomas Miller spent a lot of time on the bench way is that I think you could call it just didn't understand what was the devil was doing for. . Him <hes> Kovachev, , slightly more reactive systems more defensive system. . He often played with three midfielders and three attackers. . So middle often found themselves very far away from goal. . So you really losing the best attributes familiar plane in that position and eventually <unk> almost but I have of applies knows wide positions and if anything I will use them as a backup for the doc- through the middle is mistake was to say that to Miller you you're my backup option which didn't go down well. . And because the results were bad because you know unhappy million addressing is not not a good thing. . It all add it to the reasons he coach was eventually fired many. . He mishandled Muna mishandled the team N.. . Misunderstood I think the the real importance of murder which now has become apparent when small. .
"muller" Discussed on First Class Fatherhood
"Father all right so joining me now first class father. Michael Muller Welcome to first-class Glass. Fatherhood thank you nice to meet you out. I'll let's start right here. How many kids you have? And how old are they. I have three daughters The oldest is fifteen and a half and I know the half is getting drivers Irvine which is and then I have twin girls that are twelve and a half the three daughters what type of boss sports activities that are girls into really really active. They do a volleyball. big-time arena. Either a drought relief so volleyball junior lifeguards during the summer soccer Dri Surfing into gymnastics. So much anymore but in a Now okay wow that's very cool all right if you could just please take a minute here. Hit My listeners with a little bit about your background what you do you know I am A. I'm a professional photographer. Taking photos for thirty five years now started fifty shooting snowboarding rock and roll all with somebody. I started other shit like fifty Muthu away when it was sort of turned my lynch towards fashion celebrities celebrities But I have shot at all last thirty five years. Sports petitions will charkes Hannibal's the UN global advocate. What lot of charity work children's hospitals refugee work with in I started directing maybe seven eight years ago in your arm for years ago to virtual reality about to ooh released It's the blueprint. VR TEN PERC series. That water break. What do you think yeah very cool? Yeah very impressive career Michael. About how old are you when you first became a dad and had to becoming a father kind of change your perspective on life. I arosa about thirty five years old. I had Clara You know we would have to relents a couple years years older than me. It sort of pretty.
"muller" Discussed on Heavyweight
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"muller" Discussed on Heavyweight
"This episode of heavyweight is brought to you by squarespace Jonathan. I think it's time you went legit for. Hey Josh editor at Gimblett media with all due respect wet in the world are you talking about put my moonlighting side project and side-hustle have all been cleared by HR Jonathan. I'm talking about how you find. Old stuffed animals animals in the garbage dust them off stitch-up torn little ears and noses and south from the back of your mom station wagon blissed out Dum dums at major music festivals. That's not illegal. Is it legit businessmen but in that I pay my taxes. Jonathan Nothing legit unless it has a website does your quote unquote business. Business have a website. What's a website? Oh brother I've learned that a website is one way to legitimize your side hustle and squarespace makes it. It's easy to make one. They offer beautiful. 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Her Her Brennan tells me grandfather was the doctor who was eventually captured by the Russians and sent to a Soviet prison camp. These camps were notoriously brutal with hundreds of thousands of German captives dying from violence malnutrition or forced labor for years. Dr Muller didn't know whether her father author was alive or dead on the day of an allied bombing campaign that would devastate hometown. Doctor Family didn't have time to make it to the local bomb shelter. Turn which was fortunate because it was destroyed instead. The family hid in the garden. Shed which turned out to be the only part of the House that survived if the devastation. The bombing wasn't supposed to hit them. That hard annika is journalist who lives near Ephron were Dr Mueller grew up. They were actually aiming at the harbor in Cologne but they had the order not to return with all the weapons. Like get rid of all your your bombs before you get back home. Don't go round flying with all the bombs but just drop them somewhere and so unfortunately they were dropped on F oven. I commissioned Annika to find out anything she could about the Mueller's so she'd wandered the streets of Efren looking for traces of the family but most of the people who lived in Efren during the war are now gone. I ask if she was able to find out anything about Dr Mueller's father anything that might elaborate on his capture by the Russians. What I did come across and that kind of struck me was that he was a Nazi doctors? Union at the time so the doctors in this union their job was it to tell people From a medical perspective why one race would be superior to another now the race. eugenics exactly the mission of the National Social Esteban as the union was called was to make sure doctors were aligned with the Nazi spirit. We can't know for certain that Dr Mueller's father was enforced to join. But we do know that by the end of the war half of the ninety thousand doctors and Germany. Germany were not members of the astro went in other words. You didn't have to be in the union to practice medicine on top of that. There's this he wasn't just a member but he is listed as like the Kaiser Onsite which okay how do I translate. The rough translation is that Dr Mueller's father was an upper level manager in the Nazi physicians. League he oversaw district of two million people while it's impossible to know is private intentions and beliefs given the prestige of his position. It's unlikely he was a secret hero of the resistance. It's a leader of his rank let alone a medical leader would at the very least been aware of the systematic sterilization an and execution of those deemed undesirable among them. The so called mentally. Ill know under Dr Mueller might have felt compelled to leave the past asked where it was. What are your recollections of Herbert? And his wife no good people. I'm proud to know. I'm glad to be their friend once again again. I find myself speaking to a German psychiatrist and Montreal. His name is Dr Gert Morgenstern. And he was close to Dr Mueller and her husband Herbert both friends and colleagues. They would gather at Dr Morgan Stearns home in a quiet neighborhood in Montreal were Dr Mueller's husband. Herbert and he played music together. Herbert on the flu Dr Morgenstern on the Piano Dr Mueller would wander in and out listening to them play. She spent many hours in Dr Morgan Stearns Home Dr Morgenstern San Mark explained at the beginning of the conversation that his father might not have much to offer in recent years. His memory has begun onto falter and much of Dr Morgan's past has become loss to him. But since this might be the only chance I get to talk to someone who actually knew Dr Mueller who who can speak to her as a friend. We decided to give it a try. I asked Dr Morgenstern. If he remembers spending time with the Mueller's yes I think so. It was pleasant. We look forward to it. Mark says has his father's memory fails he's held onto the happy memories and allowed a lot out of the painful ones to go like the Mueller's Dr Morgenstern was a German who emigrated to Canada. But unlike the Mueller's he was a Jew he fled. Let Germany in one thousand nine hundred eighty seven a year before Kristallnacht. You both immigrated from Germany. was that a subject that came up. I don't remember life during the war. I don't remember any of that so she never talked with you about what she went through during the war. Not that I remember and we talked about was what we were doing and what we were planning to do. Dr Morgenstern says they never talked about the past that they didn't talk about their religions. Then even talk about psychology and they never discussed Germany. Mark says that after fleeing his father never spoken a word of German again so if they didn't talk about the past what did they do together make music and talk and what. What did you like to talk about wrote the music? We were playing because he was a fellow therapist as well as her friend. I asked him what he knows about. Dr After Mueller's practice her approach throughout our conversation. Dr Morgenstern Answers are brief a few words at most but when I asked him about Dr Dr Mueller's insistence on self birth and whether it was an idea that she tailored to my situation or some obscure therapeutic method Dr Morgenstern grows animated. Did she wasn't it wasn't doing a method. She invented what she said. It's a continual process had an attitude toward life in other words. You're you're actively producing your future in your present. You are decisions to make the have memories to select act and you're building your future. That way never actually finished giving berthier. So it Ed Never Completed Act. Well I take in my inability to give birth to myself as the failing of either myself for Dr Mueller. He wasn't really. Maybe Dr Mueller telling me over and over that birth was imminent was her way of saying there is no end point. It's just living and that's the point..
"muller" Discussed on Heavyweight
"Toward the end of Neal's therapy doctor. Mueller was diagnosed with cancer. It made her weak and in the last year she would disappear during their sessions for long stretches in the bathroom. The last it's time I saw her she. She shook my hand goodbye. I was very brave. Gracious dignified thing. The way she did it she said. Good luck I mean. She meant that she was like saying. Good luck with all of you. All of you kneel just good luck and she looked me in the eye and anyway so she shook my hand and forever's Lake burnt into my brain about a year after Neil stopped singer at the age of seventy seven. Dr Mueller died of cancer As with me Dr Muehler wasn't very interested in learning about Neal's past but unlike me from time to Time Neil did learn something about hers Bruce particularly towards the end as the bigger issues in his therapy receded and a sort of friendship emerged. They just talked sometimes a better better family life back in Germany. I think they were fairly wealthy. I think of right professional wealthy family. Her father was a doctor. They had a beautiful home. Tom Many stories and then The Nazis came and they absconded. They're in their home and used it for headquarters and her bitterness about the war. Is that as a German. She was regarded as the enemy. So I think that kind of smarted. She constantly constantly talked about Jews not the only victims and it was confusing her for her to work with Jews. I think she'd never said that. But I I think that you know his a lot of Jewish people in Montreal and the attitude toward sermon so I think that had to play back on her own wounds because she exposed her ones and I think I always thought that her we were. Also we're a part of her therapy.
"muller" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"Did it and they won trump was right he was fucked and above that above trump's own agenda what I think this cost the country and honestly if he had followed through with that agenda that would have been the biggest thing of all but second to that what I think it costs the country is that when Donald Trump got elected. It should have been a moment for all of us for everybody who cares about this country who care who's in the space of commenting on politics fix for Democrats Republicans Independents Greens commies Nazis Libertarians. Whoever the fuck you are for everybody? It should have been a moment to go. Whoa what's going on here like let's have a reset what the fuck just happened? Okay the Republicans should have been like wow we were ignoring issues that are voting base really cared about. I mean we chose these two guys you know Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush to battle it out. No one even liked them and they love this guy. WHO's talking about completely different issues? Whoa we're not representing our people for the Democrats to go holy Shit? We Thought Hillary Clinton should win. Forty nine states against Donald Trump and she's lost cost. What are we missing? The mainstream media should have said holy crap. I mean these people are really angry at us but we're supposed to be championing them. Why why are we rightly should have been this whole reset where everybody evaluated everything and said hey what's going going on here? What what the Hell is going on your? Let's think this through and if Donald Trump is so dangerous and so bad well. Let's calibrate so that the country doesn't go off the cliff here with with craziness okay like there should have been this whole moment moment and instead everyone went Nah. They're racist and Putin did it and it it took away this moment that should have followed Donald Trump and the reason I say it is because I <hes> I think if you're worried about the direction the country's going in if you don't listen to the advice of the Donald trump correction believe me. The next guy is going to be a lot worse than trump you're going to get you're GONNA get another. You're you're going to get an actual extremist. You're going to get what you project onto Donald Trump. You might actually get that one day. You know it's like what I say. Within about Antifa all the time you talk about how there's this fascist you know like a white supremacist movement in the country and you're almost it's like well. We'll keep doing what you're doing and there might actually be one day and then when you see it you'll be like oh wow there really wasn't one before turns out. Charlottesville wasn't that big of a deal but it it could be in the future so this story on for for many different levels levels is is a really big deal and I I gotta say like it's even for me for somebody. Who if I do say so myself I gotTa say I think I've gotten the story pretty much right from the beginning most insistent motherfucking out well? That's that's a given the most consistent motherfucker you know <hes> please get my title proper <hes> but even for somebody who's gotten on this has been pretty accurate. I think on what I thought this whole thing was but it's amazing to see it. Turn into this you know to go from trump Russia collusion twenty four seven. He's a puppet of the Russians he's been what he's doing Putin's bidding and all these stories and to see it end with this pathetic showing by Muller just being grilled and refusing to answer questions and we all know why he's refusing to answer the questions because if he did did he would be an admission of itself. This is where we end. It's it's been an entertaining ride. It's been a hell of a story. It's it's interesting to live through moments like this where you're like this really is history story and when I say this historical in the same way that you know if I if I think like five to six just moments that have lived through in my life and my thirty six years on this planet I really do think this is up there as one of the biggest stories in modern American history. It's like nine eleven a huge won. The war in Iraq was a huge one..
"muller" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"He's. The Guy said we had no shift in this one jiffy swallow where the worst but the the both of them said that they we had evidence that donald trump conspired with the Russians both of them said that to their I mean the the idea that there's no punishment for that. We start doing a bit on the show at the end of shows we could start calling their offices and ask him for the evidence there another this is all over. Can I see that <hes> <hes> that evidence yeah no but then they once they're called on it and once the thing came out I mean I remember Swale was on a Bill Maher. Show it was right before it was when it was like the night that Muller announced the the investigation was wrapping up and that there would be no further indictments and if you remember if you can put yourself back in that time space two days earlier. Maybe the former head of the C._I._A.. John Brennan Annan guilty of treason arming al-Qaeda. He said there were GonNa be more indictments that you were going to see Don Jr. go to jail. You'RE GONNA see trump's family. Get indicted. You're gonNA see trump indicted. They were so everybody so when it came out that there were no further indictments you hadn't hadn't yet heard you know no collusion or conspiracy or any of that but it was like Oh wait what this already doesn't sound right and so and Bill Maher said something like you know swallow who is one of the guys who was like saying we we we have the evidence of this he said did we put too much faith in Muller like what what do you mean no more indictments. I thought all of trump's family and I thought they were all going down and swallow goes well I. I don't need indictments to know what I've seen seen in plain sight. I've seen you know I all you need is a twitter account to know there was collusion and he falls right back onto this just bullshit talking point and it's like Oh okay I can see how much the public like that guy for. How long is presidential campaign last yeah he already? I had to drop out there is still seventy five people running for the Democratic nomination and he already had to bow. Here's the first one to drop right. I believe so I don't know I think so I think like when Marianne Williamson is still in there and her fucking budget plan John is more crystals in the White House. That's a you know you did a bad job and I'm not even familiar with that. She's like the new age hustling power crystals that give you strength. I don't know if they put them in the White House. They make better decisions. I'll honest is probably a better budget than the one that <hes> just past might not so I can't I I'm not completely against it. Bring better fives the White House with ice crystals hoops. I'll be honest. I'm almost sold. She almost has if tolsey drops out she might be. The Democrat uh-huh yeah woohoo crystal girl doesn't seem to have much of an opinion on war but <hes> you know she's better than the rest all right. I think we can leave the episode there. I wanted to come in to talk about this. This seem to me to be you know I. I know we've talked about this story a lot not <hes> but I think it's justified. I I really think this is like one of the biggest historical events that I've lived through in my life. I think almost like up there with nine. Eleven eleven the war in Iraq like just the big shit that I've lived through my life even Clinton being impeached. I mean Clinton being impeach was nothing compared to this. This was a clear attempted coup by deep upstate unelected bureaucrats and spies to get rid of a guy to unseat a duly elected president because quite simply..
"muller" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"Yes someone else lied to you but he wasn't on team trump and so she fucking gets he gets a free pass all right. Let's let's play this because this is actually a really the interesting point that <hes> Jim Jordan ends up making allstate. Let's remember this. Let's remember this in two thousand sixteen the F._B._i.. Did something they probably have it done before they spied on to American citizens associated with the presidential campaign pain George Papadopoulos Carter page with Carter page they went to the Fisa court they use the now famous dossier as part of the reason they were able to get the warrant and spy on Carter Page for a better part of a year with Mr Papadopoulos. They didn't go to the court they use human sources all kinds of from about the moment happened joins the trump campaign. You got all these people all around the world starting to swirl around him names like Haufer Downer Smithson Thompson meeting in Rome London all kinds of places the F._B._i.. Even sent even sent a lady posing as somebody else went by the name as return even dispatched heard the London to spy on Mr Papadopoulos in one of these meetings Mr Papadopoulos talking to a foreign diplomat and he tells the diplomat Russians have dirt on Clinton that diplomat then contacts the F._b._i.. And the F._B._I.. Investigation based on that fact he point this out on page one of the report July Thirty First Twenty sixteen the open the investigation based on that piece of information diplomat tells Papadopoulos Russians have excuse me happen tells the diplomat Russians have dirt on Clinton written diplomat tells the F._b._i.. When I'm wondering is who told Papadopoulos Audi find out it can't get into the evidentiary issue 'cause you about it? You gave us the answer page one ninety two of the report you tell us who told him Joseph Nathan Josef Mifsud Guy who told Papadopoulos the mysterious professor who lives in Rome and London works to teach in two different universities. This is the guy who told Papadopoulos. He's the guy who starts at all and when the F._B._i.. Interviews him he lies three times and yet you don't charge him with a crime you charge Rick Gates for false statements you charge Paul Manafort for false statements you charge Michael Cullen with false statements. He charged charge Michael Flynn a three star general with false statements but the guy who puts the country. This whole saga starts at all for three years..
"muller" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"You're it's it's a great point and it actually <hes> leads very nicely into what he's saying does like as an example of what you're saying right like <hes> so I know I've used this example before but it's too perfect to not use more but so James Clapper will the they'll ask him is the N._S._A.. Involved in any you know mass bulk data collection of American of unwitting American citizens and they'll say no we don't do that. I mean that's what they were doing and he lied about what is in the legal spying apparatus the biggest spying apparatus ever created by man a really consequential important lie not miss remembering or getting something wrong. He didn't know the N._S._A.. was doing that of course he knew he was the director of intelligence he knew exactly what was going on <hes> but he lied but like you said he plays for the right team. Cohen on the other hand could be like oh we we called off the deal in Moscow in January and it turns out it was July and they go completely legal business deal. You got the wrong month which both started with Jay like could have been an honest mistake but whatever you're busted your fucking lying to the F._B._i.. Or whatever you know like you'll you'll get charged is about what team you're playing for because you were playing for team trump and that gets right into the point of what Jim Jordan was getting at here so let's play that video and watch the shark at work ninety three volume on Nipson denied Nipson also falsely stated in addition nips. It omitted three times. He lied to the F._B._I.. Yet you didn't charge him with the crime. Excuse me I'm sorry. Did you say one ninety three volume one one nine three. I'm I'm sorry. Did you say we're having lobster bisque. I ordered Split Pea hilarious where he's missing line skirt and you didn't charge him with the club. I'm sorry these questions complicate. I'm confused. I'm sorry I was told I could get a pair of dry socks before the hearing began yeah. It's just the contrast between the two of them is amazing all right. Let's let's keep playing times. You pointed out in the report. Why didn't you charge them with the crime I I can't get into <hes> internal deliberations with regard who would or would not be there already why why not why can't you see this is what fucking drives me crazy right so if you ask about something something so bar theoretically by the way don't hold your fucking breath? I hope I'm pleasantly surprised but bar is now investigating the origins of the Russia investigation right supposedly doing what we would want him to do but probably nothing. Nothing will come of that because he's a deep state tool himself so if you ask a question about the origins of the Russia investigation will I can't answer that because that's being investigated well. Your investigation is closed. It's not currently being investigated so let me ask you some questions about what happened in your investigation. I can't answer about deliberations behind the scene but you can't answer about how you feel about trump tweet but you can't answer about why you decided to charge one person why there was not an equal application of the law. You know what they need. This is what would change this whole thing TV production. You know maybe we'll take my notes. Maybe they they maybe they won't they never do but go ahead. Throw is good. I want the Supreme Court there right then and there when he said something like that you go all right pause yes or no does he have to answer it or not and then let's get a ruling. It doesn't really have to be the Supreme Court. Get your degree to WHO's going to be there so when they go hey I can't answer that you pause and go. Does he have to answer it. Yes he has to answer it. Because this game aim of all I can't answer who said he can't answer. We already know that you were lying when you said that like your judgment standard for the way prosecutions work you lied about that. You're lying about all sorts of you get into this. Why can't you say what the internal discussions discussions were about like who you were going to charge who you weren't because that's a very interesting detail?.
"muller" Discussed on Part of the Problem
"To that ladder with another hand as you fly through the skies of New York City the last thing the last thing they're hanging onto hanging onto desperately desperately was that Donald Trump did commit obstruction of justice now. I know I know we've been telling you he's a Russian puppet and he colluded with the Russians and none of that's true however into the investigation that he was innocent of she obstructed Justice Pastas and even though Muller didn't say he obstructed justice he did kind of say well. Here's ten instances where he might have and the only reason why he didn't conclude that trump obstructed justice was because there's this department his Justice Department legal opinion that says you can't charge a sitting president with the crime so <hes> you know he could be charged as soon as he leaves the White House and and this is where they get to the stuff where if you wasn't president didn't he'd be charged with obstruction of justice now as I pointed out on the show before this number one this is just really stupid because the idea that if trump wasn't president he could be charged with obstruction of justice like well if you weren't president and you fired the F._B._I.. B._I. Director what does that even mean. Only the president can fire the F._B._I.. Director so well if you weren't president but you thought about firing the special counsel what if so if I just fired a special counsel. I can't nobody except the president can do Ooh that's even to even put it into the context of not being president was stupid. However this was a death blow to that whole this was cutting the ladder and now you're falling with that little girl in your arms down into times square or or the Hudson River below you Muller said No? That's actually not right. He said he said that we said we couldn't come to a conclusion on whether or not to charge him with obstruction of justice and that is that's it. That's the end of it so in other words he wasn't being charged with obstruction of justice now. Everybody should have known this already because the even by the Department of Justice guideline that says you can't charge a sitting president which I find hard to believe that they would actually enforce it by the way that's not law. It's just something that the Legal Opinion Office of the Justice Department kind of came up with because are you telling me that if Donald Trump if they had uncovered evidence that he was a Russian puppet we'd still go. Well got to beat them at the ballot. Box can't charge present. You know what I mean. That seems crazy to me. However the the anyone should have known this because even though the guidelines says you can't charge a sitting president that doesn't mean that Muller couldn't right in his report he obstructed justice but we can't charge him because of this guideline he could have written that he could have said that also another pretty big blow to the obstruction of justice nonsense is that if Donald Trump had been guilty of obstructing justice? It's not like Donald Trump himself self would have physically obstructed justice right like even if Donald trump with he would have had people around him do it in which case you would have seen indictments of other people for obstruction of justice right so the fact that there were no other indictments of obstruction of justice. There were no indictments about a conspiracy with the Russians that is as that is in effect in exoneration on both counts by the way that word came up during the hearings that was so creepy when he's when when Muller went out of his way to point out that he couldn't exonerate Donald Trump and then one of the Congressmen to is credited jump on that and go exonerate like what the hell are you talking about. Prosecutors hitters don't exonerate people that is well outside the purview of a prosecutor. I don't even know who does exonerate people. MAYBE PRIESTS I. I don't know who can exonerate somebody. I suppose a defense attorney if they come up with D._N._A...
"muller" Discussed on WCPT 820
"Muller wrote a letter in late March complaining to attorney general William bar, the poor page memo to congress describing the principal conclusions of the investigation, quote, did not fully capture the context nature and substance of Muller's work. According to a copy of taken by the Washington Post days after bars announcement Muller wrote a previously unknown private letter to the Justice department, which revealed a degree of dissatisfaction with the public discussion of Muller's work that shocked senior Justice department officials the summary letter the department sent to congress and released to the public late in the afternoon of March twenty four th do not fully capture the contents nature and substance of this offices, work and conclusion is there's an important part. There is now a public confusion about critical aspects of the results of our investigation this threatens to undermine central purpose for which the department appointed the special counsel to assure full public confidence in the outcome of investigations. The letter made a key request the bar release. The reports instruction introductions and executive summaries and made some Nishel suggested reactions for doing so Justice department officials say they were taken aback by the tone of Muller's letter it came as a surprise to them that he had such concerns day. The letter said our Muller spoke by phone for about fifteen minutes. That's what that was about the next day bar member sends another letter to congress saying, oh, my summering wasn't meant to be a summary. A really because we got that impression from the minute said summary was called summary. Yeah. Republicans on the committee are expected the question bar about an insertion surgeon. He made earlier this month that officials had engaged in spying on the Trump campaign. Rosenstein, just complete disgrace. Yeah. I try to the promise that president. Now. I'll drive you to the prom. Oh, convertible another another career right blown reputations blown to tatters for this. Trader. I I don't know a has on them. I don't know what he's promised seventy two virgins, whatever no idea. I know is that this people that this thing that they called God ain't working God can't get to the heads of Trump and Mitch McConnell that God. Is not working. Yeah. This God thing. Yeah. It's interesting. Here's another comment. Malcolm said this on our show before too. He reminds us that Al Capone didn't go to prison for murder for tax evasion. Money stuff, which is why they're furiously fighting because he is compromised, and that's the other thing Malcolm said this report did not look at is he compromise. Which clearly the most of us have eyes and ears. The answer's yes. Yes. That's why he's furiously suing did not have his tax returns Deutsche Bank records business records revealed. And the other thing is people asked about in the Cuna about the counterintelligence section and doctors others. The other who told me, by the way, his daughter grew up on our show. Chris. That he she freaked out when he was leaving. I grew up on seventy better is that wise. Question your parenting? All right. Thank you. But the asked about the counterintelligence part, and they said, oh, no that is going. They're not always said to us that is a spy hunt. And that is not there's no way to stop that. Then it is ongoing. This is why. Southpaw tweeted, Adam Schiff is telling Chris Hayes he hasn't been getting counterintelligence updates relating to the rush investigation that they've gone dark for a year and a half. That's the other thing we need to know, what is going on America's national security, and what's happening with the twenty twenty elections. Right. Exactly. What might be compromised? Yeah. No, exactly in which states. Yeah. It's all coming out here. Now empty wheel tweeted bargain impeachment referral, and tried to treat it as something else. And that is clear in the mall report. If you read it, it is clear that he is saying the only basically similar reasons charged is because of this stupid rule, which really is dumb rule that you can't indicted sitting president for the body of everything you see in the mall report. So at any rate. Yeah. Clearly, I think he mentions congress usually twenty times it is very clear. And so I'm sure remember what how what did I say Chris couple days ago when Muller testifies, and they ask did you mean for the attorney general exonerate him? He will say no throat, and are they gonna ask them? Did you mean for congress to get the full and unredacted reports? Yes. Of course, he did. That's what they are constitutionally entitled to the thing is the reason that they're still not how what did I say when this came out? How is that stuff? Yeah. The underlying materials, what's redacted and the grand juries sharpie out. Yeah. Get another one. I'm running out. Now, the one. By golf card, by the way, say so this is a message to Democrats, Nicole. Wallace tweeted this debate about the politics of impeachment being bad for Democrats blows my mind. Imagine if beach reviewed is politically popular Debs would be accused of commencing impeachment hearings for political gain Dempsey, take politics out and do the right thing. And I would argue it's going to be great for them politically exhibit A Elizabeth Warren has rocketed up to second in the democratic rights having bright little leaguer at the plate and swing the bat. Right to walk. Right. I mean, Joe Biden still way ahead. But but interesting the Bernie has plummeted quite a few points to third, but, but that's a huge story mayor Pete and Elizabeth Warren have throw. Yeah. Elizabeth Warren is up to second leadership. That looks like I love it from her. She has to hone days and putting out like really specific policy points, which is requesting Chris that's why I've been saying she's a perfect textbook example of the walk and chew gun caucus every that I keep talking about she's showing how you do what she's putting out very detailed policy, and she's putting policy points and showing you how we're going to pay for them. Right. That's what is wanted forever. Nebulous stuff from everybody else people accusing her of doing the peace thing for politics. Like, are you kidding? I mean, first of all she doesn't really talk about it anymore unless she's asked. She just said I read the report there is no other option we have no other option here when a new nickname, polka Trump bass. Yeah. No. Oh, my God friendly Fernando Bondi. Eric Holder, humid, a repenting tweets that they wrote before this came out, right? Eric Holder had tweeted any competent public corruption prosecutor would bring obstruction charges against Trump and win. The only reason Muller did not was because of the flawed DOJ every restriction against a sitting president. He said so below congress now has a constitutional responsibility. Here it is congress and boy Republicans just hop on board. Chris van Holland just posted the audio. We just played of him lying. You can't have an attorney general at lied to congress. I mean, okay. He said we now know Mahler stated his concerns on March twenty seventh and that bar totally misled me, the congress and the public. He must resign. He's in charge of making sure laws are followed in the United States for him to not follow the laws kind of disqualifying. Yeah. Just throwing that out there. Yeah. A lie under oath to congress. Once again, man, I hope we are people are paying attention Democrats. The media is how we got here is people being a bunch of sees. Yeah. After the bar cover up in falling in line. The people that Greenwald is further stretching to the Uber left. Hashtag, right. Yeah. We just talked about before know, Malcolm was doing a whole a whole hour talk. But it just that is not a knock on Bernie or Bernie supporters that the last the Khuda gras of the Russia operation. We welcome said started. I mean. Back to the final piece of this was to target Sanders. Supporters. That's not a knock on Bernie Sanders imports. But it was the whole point of the Russian operation was to devise hurt Hillary Jeff Sessions by pool in the Bahamas. Go Pablo wrong language, anyways. I would like to have another mo- hito, please. I am glad I recused myself delicious. Kevin. I mean, you know, broke it down that it really is very simple to understand the whole Russian operation is Russia. Good Hillary, bad Trump. Good. It's very simple to understand what they started doing and long. And he said this actually started rock Obama. Oh was reelected. And what's happening? What's happening? Dress for to make okay. Yes. This did not age. Well. This was always on Fox News that Glenn Greenwald. Go on Fox News to be a few whenever this was all we heard for twenty months is Robert Miller is a man of the greatest integrity and patriotism, the idea the very idea just think about this that he would allow Bill bar to run around making false and misleading distortions about what the molar team found and not one person on the Muller team, including Bob Mueller himself would stand up and say, wait a minute. He's distorting what our findings was that is laughable xactly the conspiracy theories that led to this entire mess in the first place. Hello men. That's me having the last laugh. Bring kind of dumb. It's just too many to be relevant little Nance bashing that other. There's there's one more from you to hear it. Well, want is kind of a strong word, but okay, Rachel, Maddow, and MSNBC are the Judy. Miller's of this story except unlike Judy Miller who scapegoated for doing things her male colleague in her career destroyed. Rachel, maddow. We'll continue to make ten million dollars a year for him because she's their most valuable brand. Yes, there will be no reckoning and consequences for this story that the media will radically raise and deliberately wrong for almost three years. Now glad kept.
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"Rippled through everything inviting very perry now mart absolutely gladys what would you like to ask channing we've got two minutes left no it's amazing how the whole generation is a new culture it's different when you are i the not only the work the hours responsive it's like more of this generation it's their own time their own vision and it's very respected when i was growing up it wasn't like that it was this is your job you need to do this and that's the way we go through it and with channing we see very dynamic open open workforce it's her choice where she wants to work and that's amazing that's i really think very example i would look to be that war of freedom exactly exactly right and of course you know when you talk about millennials and you talk about genetics i mean this is what they're looking at this is what they want so you know you're right in the groove channing that's all i can say it has just been a a real delight you know having you ear and listening to what you have to say and for those out there who are thinking about going into business think about what you know channing has had to say and see if there isn't a way for you to develop your own business around your preferred lifestyle that's what it's all about that is really what it's all about i guess it's time for us to say goodbye gladys yeah.
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"Of the same type of business philosophy as i do about other people's times so but we have about five minutes left channing so one of some of the things that you would like to get out to our audience that we may not have asked you about my favorite thing to tell me that marketing doesn't have to be hard in order for it to be effective and i think that there's a lot of information that is out there right now and there are so many different directions that you can go with do i do print advertising do advertising debut social media so doing email campaigns all of these things and as a result a lot of people tend to either get overwhelmed and do nothing and just kind of hope that their referrals continue to come in or they do so many different things and they don't take a second to stop and see what's actually working for them so they get burned out and it doesn't have to be that way right you need to just find sometimes outside perspective whether it is me or it is another consultant it's a friend who also the business center can kind of give you direction of okay when you're in the thick of it you don't always the everything but this can be easier and if it is not proven from a roi standpoint whether from a branding if that's your goal in reaching a certain number of people or for an actual dollars back in the door it's not working for you stop putting your money into it stop putting your time in your frustration focus on what is there and having that kind of agile approach to adjusting both your business and your marketing strategy for which actually working for you not only make you a lot happier but it will also translate into everything else you do in your business and you'll start attracting the same type of clients i do right lose that understand what you're offering and want to work with you whether it's a product or service because it comes out in the context of creating the words you're writing the way you talk to people in meetings or at your events it.
"muller" Discussed on The Power of the Heels
"They're having a conversation and they're engaging and that is you know what these were about to begin with to do you have to be on every social platform no because that is a fulltime job for somebody freight and even then i manage their platforms i can only do so many at a time use seeking that it's not the ten minutes no it's not you can have it take a less time of your life but you have to strategically you know don't be on every platform beyond the ones where your target audience separately to correct when you mention now facebook i was watching tv last night because i still watch tv had there was the commercial facebook that i actually loved i have seen it and they're trying to get to bring the trust back of everyone on like a little story on how they begun and how they're bringing everything back i loved it i completely when i first saw it i was like oh they're marketing npr teams just hit that out of the park because it was the whole type was about engaging with one another and staying with one another thing in touch right brand you haven't seen in ten years but you still know that they just had to kids in the past five years like that's great faith gave us that avenue and they're trying to get back to that and they did a great job of what is now considered crisis management because it it became a crisis management based on the actual facts and fake media so how'd you overcome that right and i guarantee they had a crisis you know communication plan in place this definitely went a little bit further and maybe they didn't handle things in the wave and other pr professionals would but they're cleaning up the mess that they have to their their buttoning up the data privacy issues and the way that people share but no matter what their privacy policies are the easiest way to make people happy and i kind of remind people this everywhere just because you have a platform to share something i mean you have.
"muller" Discussed on The Power of the Heels
"They are watching things they're just watching videos on their phones or on a tablet and that is why notice that youtube is the number to search engine right google number one u2 the huge search engine hit for it can really vining engine and it's climate would chanting mean it's it's really giving google a chase so it it's it's really interesting how these things change from moment to moment it is standing one is doing and then you've got which and figure out what the next one is doing it's really it it's fulltime job just keeping up with all the photo media so game time you sick tres in for you to ask the question on where the cc the next five years in media i'm sorry i do get that that would be the perfect person for you to ask where does she sees the bags five years it media in social media you mean or media yeah in media okay well let's find out channing what do you think well there he goes i think you're going to continue seeing the trend of things are becoming more digital even the most important publications and the ones that have historically been around for awhile rate whether it is newspapers or magazines they had digital editions now maybe they're you know magazines have gone to quarterly prints but they're doing a monthly digital version where it looks like a magazine you just get to sit there and swipe to turn the page of the physically train one so despite everything else thinks her social media whatever's going on with faith the face because not going anywhere guys like it's here and it works if you use it right yes it has been taken advantage of es they have some privacy situations to figure out but one of the things in the end our help set people get with one social platform ever another people are still on it and as long as they're on it.
"muller" Discussed on The Power of the Heels
"Thirty five generations and yet right they may not be watching tv i mean it's so funny i was on a tv show in palm springs and it had just been so facing just and sold and they were trying to get a younger audience and i told the producer that i was doing the segment where i said but they're not watching tv you know they watch everything else but tv and why mess with formulas that successful but that's what the new management wanted and i thought that was really interesting but we met let me the ask something before remembered the the super bowl that was tv and there's a lot of things going around and baas about the commercials it's the commercials are as important as the actual game right because but the we'll if you look at it the commercials have more of an appeal because they're reaching a much broader segment the super bowl at self in the game is turned into people who football but in the events world and gladys you can identify with this right you may not love football or even care as long as new new orleans saints are not in the super bowl i really don't care who win bet on a little biased but i love the events that goes along with the super bowl right i love the come rotary with friends and family it's a gathering place where people and that you know the event industries hold that bringing people together ray shared experience the super bowl doug that and the commercials from twenty different industries reach twenty different segments of consumers whereas the game itself reaches football fans when you look at it from that perspective it's like okay yeah the commercials are becoming more important and that's why they're also as you know expensive they are because those you know networks know how many people that they're reaching and they do impact from it crew bent so we're going to back to the face to face you're a gathering some people to experience one type of event it is and this translate back into the other question about will yes face to face is important and while millennials may not be watching tv.
"muller" Discussed on The Power of the Heels
"And channing the welcome tanning she's the pencil impounded of dc communications our mike getting consulting firm they started to tennessee probably may how are you i'm good this is wonderful so hugh are coming to this show from the younger perspective and the new way of mike hitting content writing the magazine and the detoro because you you to write all fashioned magazine to say but talents how your life rollercoaster how i call it on how right now absolutely it has been a little bit of a rollercoaster with many different moves and cities involved i originally got my started in journalism and so i got a degree from the wonderful university of miami i am very proud very came for life and immediately while i was there he started writing for you mentioned fresh magazine originally it was a couple of local publications and the more affluent community than me onto the streets doing some things with the mind nissan sows so i worked in france in neighbors as well and that eventually led to biz bash the largest publication for the event industry and i really started the editor quickly became need miami bureau chief where i reside it for three and a half years then decided to expand my communication background and i moved to washington dc to work and a nother media publication doing advertising and that's where doing advertising conception design and strategy as well as actual operations and all of the system now this making sure that when people create ads they're actually designed for purpose and then also have a certain are lion they're complicating that through the analysis on the back end out of advertising yeah sorry go ahead that i with disconnects because now everything is about numbers how many people you read what's the return on investment and they're a lot of people are forgetting the old time contents beedi ragging so that has any to that way it has you're right because you do have a lot of people that now that we are in a much more digital age than even we were you know ten years ago fifteen years ago the now sit there and we're able to actually collect the data it's a matter of looking at it and so one of the challenges that print media is up against is being able to provide the same type of information.