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Fresh update on "rod" discussed on Tai Asks Why
"But at the same time, you don't you don't want to lie to them. I like to think I'm an atheist and I don't believe in some sort of God or afterlife I like to be very, very scientific but like I was born as Buddhist from my bloodline and like I think it's cool like I think all religions are cool. But I just don't really think I'm ready you're slick choose. What would it be possible that I was reincarnated but I might have been reincarnated from someone who believed in a different religion. And my old life maybe I was a Jew or a Catholic maybe this one on following the science path because maybe I'll just want to try them all out for lifetime. Perhaps in a previous life, you had many questions you had all this curiosity and you're not satisfied with the answers and so maybe you've come back right now to complete your journey. I don't know like anger was reincarnated. Like. He was a fishing extraordinaire puget come back after a little bit of fishing. He would bring back dinner for himself and the entire neighborhood queued bring back like a hundred fish. I remember when he took us on a fishing trip, I was like a puny little Thai. Isn't the fishing rod almost like fell in so I would grab a glass. Official was eight the Rod he helped me grab together just your. Just flopped around and he said Oh, you catch such a big fish. Good memory. Like I wonder what my mom thinks happened because. It's her dad. I wanted to ask her where she thinks he is now. I don't really know. But I do spend quite a lot of time thinking about that. Oh. Yeah. You know when mate died when my dad died and his ashes of just. Sitting in our house I, like to think that when I finally get around to sprinkling them in the ocean, which is what he wanted us to do in New Zealand. That a shark will them And so he'll become part of the ecosystem part of like the fish life and the sharks he'll live on. Our maybe when we die we die. Why. Why do you think? Happen. To him. Well I think that the energy that he possessed due to physics didn't just. Disappear baby just went on and did something else. It's cool to think of the idea that you know. Maybe it became a star. The sole shouldn't just be wasted should be refurbished. Yes. I don't know I've never dreamed about my dad though since he died he hasn't come into my dreams even once has surprised me because I had this thought that he would like his energy would visit me.
Tiffany Haddish Is Dating Common
"Every, this is daily. tweet he with Justin Silvester, and Victor Cruz you guys Tiffany Haddish. She's found law. Now there's been a lot of speculation whether or not. She's really in relationship with common. Well, now she's sitting the record straight and some people are surprise on Steve O's Wild Rod podcast. She says that this is hands down the best relationships has ever been in. This I feel more confident in me not in. It's not him. That's doing it but it's Stable yeah. Way Happier in. It's like knowing that I got somebody that. Cares about me really has my back. Like. It seems like he does anyways I love I love you know. What are you guys think? Were they smart not to re eleven a relationship to now do you think it's a smart? I think something happened last night. She got it real good. It was a great night and she was in her feelings. I. Think it smart for Tiffany. Haddish to let this I think for her you know she finally found somebody who understands her who gets her and I think a lot of time. Don't realize you know this woman grew up in foster care. A lot of people that I know that grew up in foster care have abandonment issues. They don't let people in very easily. So that's why we haven't seen Tiffany haddish in these celebrity relationships after celebrity relationships. So now she founded you'd like common who goes deep with her who she feels comfortable with who empowers her, and she's like how I'm ready to let you guys know this dude is here and I'm writing with him and I think it's great. I think it's great to I think it's important especially for relationships that are like in Hollywood and are in the public eye I think keep it a secret a little bit I think that's why she kept it a little closer to the vest can just by saying that how much I love Tiffany Haddish. His bald head I didn't think I'd love it this much. But not her in common together it's like two EMINEM's being. What I love that she's like in love she's talking about she's out forward about it. After being asked one hundred times is you're gonNA have a baby if you're going to do this, do that with now that she's in something real and I think it's legit and I think and I wish nothing but. What am is me she said she lost twenty pounds and I think he'd lose about one hundred calories every time you sleep with someone side is. supposed. TO BE GAINING WEIGHT Is the time where people are eating lounging around. On the. Relationship Vic, she is working hard with Komen now cash wondering they did not make on Tumblr they met on a movie set and in the beginning, they seem to be joking around about relationship. Do you guys think this was part of this strategy die when they wanted to keep it private they may challenge the spot was there they moved in but like we just we just can't come out and be public about this. I think when you get to a certain age, you're not throwing every relationship up on instagram but we live in a world where people meet big on dates they get a coffee and they meet dogs three days later and all of a sudden we know their interrelationship these people are over forty. They're not playing this a love game like everyone else. Victim. Also say that we can. We stop letting social media validate relationships like just don't put your relationship online or social media on twitter doesn't mean you're not with the person anymore I. Remember every time I like post Rubio, post like her toe and the photo people like thank God you guys are still together. I got worried I'm like. Are you serious because you see her? Also. Keeps all the single people out there. That are actively searching right now because a lot of people have come out in a very lonely at the moment out of Oscillation Quarantine and I need to know who's available if you don't put in Karachi's talk, how do they night? Know but by the way when you're when you're not available is when they come. So that's why I always tell people don't Poche your man on. INSTAGRAM. Don't be nobody to your happiness because they only want you when you went somebody and that's the true nobody was victor until he got CARUCCI.
Fresh update on "rod" discussed on The Lake Show with Henry Lake
"You can get for twins twins and get two twins of Parral on Hey, thanks for the phone call from Jim and Brooklyn. Jim is fired up. I'm with you. Jim. Jim is fired up. Jim's not only fired up in elated that twins baseball right now because we're winning. But he's fired up because he's getting deals out here. On the thrift store racks. When it comes to twins. Virgin dies Chris, He's talking to you. He's telling you, Chris Tubbs, you need to get out there get you some more damn twin stuff. You need to get away from rocking that Houston nationals, dear this garbage that you have the last couple of years when they were winning baseball games. No one wants to see you And your damn Houston Astros stuff. We want to see you in twins here. A man I got 2017 world championship gear. You know, I gotta get that we get out of here. I know it out here, Peter. I know Peter a few, a few If you ain't you ain't trying you. Are you banging on stuff? I want to do it. I am banging right now. I mean, I can't. I can't. I can't bang now, you know, because if you're bragging now, everybody's going to hear it. You've got to do with people in the stands, man. It's about your man. It's all about trying to know what you need to hit the new button on yourself. Get out of here with that. Houston Astros low. We're talking twins bass. Hey, man wanted anybody that calls in the night They took you one 651 99 92 6 Jims a pitchman Tonight, Man, Jim is like me back and he said nix sporting goods. Oh, my guy, and he blew my mind with that. I'm gonna tell you what I what. I was living in Missouri, one of the best things on and he was talking about getting something cheap. I have a throwback Rod Karu long sleeve. Like light T shirt. I got for 20 bucks, baby blue. It was just sitting there and I'm like I found this in Columbia, Missouri. It is like the it's one of the top three pieces of clothing. I've got mad. It is you got a thrift store? No, I got it that it was like, I think it wasn't it. It might have been a dick sporting goods. It was at a retailer, but it was unclear is talking about a discount. That's not a steal. $20 for a T shirt. Come on man for three years with him and be third throwback Rod Carew, man he's talking about. He's talking about getting deal. See, that's That's what I'm about. I want to go shopping with Jim. So, Jim, Next time you're gonna go shopping. You look me up. 651 99 at 9 to 26 We'll take a break. Come back. Get back to your phone calls. If there are any was celebrating Twins baseball, another victory 5 to 2 over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Right here on the final pitch. News talk a three old W cco. Everybody.
Tiffany Haddish Is Dating Common
"You guys Tiffany Haddish. She's found law. Now there's been a lot of speculation whether or not. She's really in relationship with common. Well, now she's sitting the record straight and some people are surprise on Steve O's Wild Rod podcast. She says that this is hands down the best relationships has ever been in. This I feel more confident in me not in. It's not him. That's doing it but it's Stable yeah. Way Happier in. It's like knowing that I got somebody that. Cares about me really has my back. Like. It seems like he does anyways I love I love you know.
Fresh "ROD" from Newsradio 950 WWJ 24 Hour News
"All of those who seek our help. Thank you for your support. W W J NEWS time. 10 28 time for traffic and weather together every 10 minutes on the eights. Let's head right up to the roadways. Check in now with Trent Erickson. Things air heavy and I 94. This is westbound after the Red Arrow Highway Exit 16. We've got all lanes blocked due to a big crash would have to make your way around that other things going on to make your way. Around 94 westbound. There's road work from Haggerty Rawson. Bill wants only the left lane open. That's through 5 a.m. and Southfield Lodge Freeway. South bound between eight and 9.5 mile roads. Just the right lanes open both ways. That's still five AM as well and overnight nightly through October, Looking through the triple A jam cams in the 24 hour traffic Center Rod Tread Erickson. W W. J News Radio 9 50 already. Thank you Treat your accurate the forecast for the rest of your Wednesday into your Thursday here clear to partly cloudy tonight Low around 59. And then tomorrow.
2 Marines from Texas, 1 from Houston-area, among victims in deadly military accident off the coast of California
"Two Texans are among the eight Marines now presumed dead after a training accident off the southern California coast. Eight were aboard a landing craft that sank last week. Two of the Marines in the vehicle were from Texas. 20 year old Lance Corporal Guillermo Perez from New Bron fills in 23 year old corporal Wesley Rod from the Houston area.
Fresh update on "rod" discussed on Jay Sekulow
"Lay and they they waited and waited and waited. And it was on ly through the guts that President Trump had to fire him at the request of the Attorney General and Rod Rosenstein supporting that that this road was ultimately dismissed from his high and important office. Folks, we're going to take your phone calls. We come back 168 4 31 Tim. We continue to monitor the hearing as well. We'll have more sound from that. More analysis from that. From our for a report as well that given if you watch on Facebook in Paris, I could show you. This is just for the winter in spring and includes the foyer that led to the unmasking when we had just about a week and 1/2 ago. Goto a C L. J. That order will be right back. Stuck in traffic. We've got the answer. Thiss reporter is sponsored by express pros dot com Livermore 5 80 eastbound BEFORE Greenville, RHODA. One. Car crashes in the center divide, but traffic is still slow between Vasko Road and Grant Line Road eastbound 5 80 from Foothill 2205 about a 35 minute ride. Run the maze to the car keen as bridge eastbound on the shore Freeway 29 minutes as you try to work your way to Valeo, Petaluma to Sandra fell. Southwell want one from 1 16 to 5 80 25 minutes in that stretch across the Richmond San Rafael Bridge, 5 80 westbound from 80 to 101 on ly 12 minutes. You can expect no delays. That's traffic, A.
Jack Chisenhall and Vintage Air
"Welcome cars the matter I'm Robert Ross and joining me today as Jackson Hall, President founder of the vintage air and recipient of the prestigious Robert. E Petersen lifetime. Achievement. Award. Welcome jackets. Good to have you here. Thank you Robert. Appreciate that glad to be here. You've kind of an entire industry that's really come to be known as performance air conditioning. Vintage Air was founded longtime ago now in nineteen seventy six primarily to serve builders who wanted to bill. Really Cool. Hot Rods Right. Talk about how you got to where you are I. Understand you started rich and early age well, yes. I started reading a hot rod magazine and it was hot rod magazine, an Rod and custom which were once at the time that everybody was reading. It had got me interested in old cars and I was about probably thirteen isn't it? Funny? We're in it always starts Yeah. Well thirteen years old I think so long story short my mom my dad was an air force and he was at this particular time was overseas along so she would take me out looking for old cars driving around we drove by one old junkyard that had some pretty nice cars and for Junkyard, and there was a little Mali sedan sitting right there and so. With that one and that started it really which pay fifty bucks hundred bucks for no one hundred dollars ran and drove off. There's a lot of must have been a nice car. It was decent in Iran in my mom felt that was important. So she said that'd be good one it actually Lebron's than I thought well, mode will be in their law anyway but. What did you put in that thing? Jag. Let Me Guess Flathead v Eight maybe something like that. Yeah. The first walk was a mercury by then the mercury and the flatheads kind of really on their last legs so cheap and a guy out of Mercury, my dad and military, and so I could go out to the base hobby shop at work on it therapies they have the tools and equipment wilmer stuff anyway he was out there and he was pulling that thing out and he was gonna put an old set I'm looking at that thing going he san now I gotta get rid of this thing and I'm going hey, wait a second I ask him what he'd takes Twenty. Five Bucks for so. Two fifty, five key begins Mercury, flat. It sounds like deal and boy that was the bee's knees back. Then there really was water fun car that must have been what happened after those formative years he did some college worker well. And as going along I kept working on our of data as we went along than mercury got lost and I put a pontiac over at bow the eight. Okay. Okay. And I use that to go to school I drove that car was my only car and so yeah I, I went to school studied industrial design. Guy Down College it was Vietnam era so. I joined ROTC after I got out of college I went right into the air force that was pretty ambitious endeavor especially at the time you fly planes her through for a little bit and then I did other stuff when emir force well, it sounds like an interesting stint obviously got out your passion for hot rods did not diminish in the lease no it. Always Hot Rod Guy, was there an a Ha moment that you had that said, he wait a minute I'm going to get serious about this. Well, when I got out of the Air Force, I had to make a decision. I think a lot of people that go in the air force consider staining and making a career out of thought about that for just a second and pretty much decided that I wanted to do. It always wanted to do I told my mom when I was about thirteen or fourteen. I told her not WANNA build parts for Cars I decided. Well, if I wanted to do that, this long should stick with that I started looking around. What can I do at that point? Pete shakes had started a year before that. There was a couple of chassis guys out there now and I've thought well I don't want to go jump in the middle something someone is already doing so look can I do that's new made any backup just a second I had started an air conditioning repair installation sinner right after I got out of the Service in seventy three head that stuff laying around so I thought hey, street rod nationals coming up here in August August load up the van take a bunch of stuff up there and made three unique parts to have up there for that deal were no condensers at that time in the condenser is the part that goes in front of the radiate sure that support that takes up space and. A hot rod that could be a sore thumb and of course, in those days, it was all about thirty four. It's some people would say it's still. Also, we'll get to that I designed and had a company make me condenser company up in Minnesota. Make me a condenser that was vertical so it would fit that format because there was nothing like that available number one that's right that narrow narrow grill and the yeah it had to fit just right? Yeah. There were narrow ones but they laid down the width of the cars that were going on now. That's right. So we did that and then nine designed a compressor mounting bracket for a small black Chevy because there were more sponsorship, he's going in at that time anything else. So the hoods were narrow on hot rod so it couldn't hang out sides like they did in the newer cars. So that was the second thing we did that bracket and then the third thing we did is I made a mold. been working with my hands long enough that I just figured hands I can make them all and I can make my own plastic evaporator out in. That's right and put the coralline and I'll have a unique evaporator to fit of thirty, two
electric Bonneville car)
"Okay on this episode of the show a very cool guest. I haven't talked to the student awhile came up kind of last minute, but he's a really interesting guy Michael. Bream is the founder and. CEO, of Ev West. A company that builds and Converts Electric Cars down. In San, Diego area they have done some really cool streetcars. They've done some really cool race cars. They've raised pikes peak and pretty soon, they are going to Bonneville with their newest project. So here to talk about it on the zoom the CEO of e West Michael Bream. On small tar podcast. I've already done it. I've done it in the in the on awkwardness my own home. How are Ya antastic? You'd see. Yeah. What's I mean you know Since we last talked there's been quite a lot of development in the world of Evil Hot Rod. You can buy E v Crate Motors. Now I mean you know what a world right? I mean, it comes in a crate or why don't you tell me if you bought one of these things I mean GM brought that that electric crate And I took some kind of interest in it didn't you? Yeah, we did. We actually have easy west parts in there and cooled I. Think you know the reality is, is they try to make off in sound simple and Bolton but it's it's quite difficult and a lot of these guys are kind of in the space to get attention Yamaha motors recently of did something like that they're putting out a crate motor and we called Yamaha and they're like, no, it's not. It's really. Out there. Actually openly admitted like. Fishing there we just threatened the pond. This is such bullshit because you know often I, hear from people who want me to comment on the fact that. The new cafe standards are impossible to it's like, do you know how easy it is to say that we're going to go full ev by twenty thirty and then roll that Shit back in twenty twenty five when no one even remembers and your long. In Our news. Cycle. Say Anything and the news cycle is so short that by the time you walk it back later once it's clearly impossible just nobody gives a shit. The Craig's is GonNa Have Bluetooth work on blockchain. Put bitcoin right that yeah, it's it's interesting Matt I was just thinking about that the other day like if somebody could do like a best hits real and just go back through like GM announcements and I mean I feel like we've been told like three or four times from every automaker, they're having an electric truck or this out of the other thing and here it is twenty, twenty and Where are they right? Well, A-. Onto, something right isn't it we're really is a reinvite we're gonNA see Arena I mean that's a good point. You cannot buy not buy it and they don't have a fan I love Ribian. Let me tell you I love her the and I think got the best shot of anyone but they don't even have a factory built yet. Do you think they have a better shot of building a truck than than Tesla does? Want to die. Early And then into politics. Ev Crate Motors but it's important. To note the building an electric truck or a heavy duty vehicles, extremely difficult and extremely expensive, and so This isn't a model three or a key Niro or whatever they're trying market. They're trying to bring up a full size truck and compete with you know the Ford F, one, fifty, soul Arado, etc. that is You know no small task of the and again we're talking about essentially start up companies to this date haven't produced anything and I think Riviera's far far far ahead of everyone but you look at companies like Nikola and some of the other companies that are essentially trying to get her capital off of computer enters
J.Lo's Money Moves
"Jennifer Lopez and Alex Rodriguez not only are they dominating the real estate game you buys but they recently dropped reported three hundred million bucks on a bid for the New York mets and as if they. Needed any more side-hustle. They've also reportedly invested in Viagra wellness startup. How much is too much Nina Hunter, how much telling me? Well, this is the thing I was looking at all the money that they were spitting on these properties I. Think like they're selling this property, but they also have like a ten million dollar house in Bel? Air They have a twenty eight million dollar house. In the Hamptons like it's insane but then I looked at their net worth and I think a rod was I really it was worth some coin but he's worked almost as much as her. He's worth like three, hundred, million dollars and she's over three, hundred and fifty million. So. They're almost a billion dollars together and also when they fail three hundred online, you always add fifty more just between us. Is. A little more. That's the case. Then according to these websites, I'm worth fifty, million and five, hundred, thousand dollars. Which? Now, ladies want to get in. Now's the chance fifty, million, five, hundred I do think there is this weird world where like of course they're investing, they want to go ahead and use their money helps having three hundred million dollars in a bank account making very little interest as opposed to investing in something that actually believe in like. The mets because no one believes in the mets but John. Lewis State is going to go up like crazy always and they're investing in areas that are not going to go down. It makes sense. It's just a matter of how much money do you
Giants pitcher Sam Coonrod explains why he didn't kneel
"So there is a ah a pitcher for the Giants out of all places, right guy named San Kun Rod. San Kun, Rod c. O N or O D. Um He chose to not Neil. And he said that he's a Christian. He only deals for God. And then he said, black lives matter. I can't get on board with it. I've read about black lives matter how they lean towards Marxism. And they said some negative things about the nuclear family. I just can't get on board with that. Desire me. No ill will buy it. I don't think I'm better than anyone. I'm a Christian. I believe I can kneel before anything besides God and Jesus. That's what he said. Good for him, right? And the manager of the giant said he can choose whatever he wants to dio. Everyone says that's that's pretty decent reason, right? No. Some guy that writes for NBC sports dot com, a Monte pool. Wrote that while he had every right to Neil You never write to stand, but his reason fell short. His reason fell short. It's Monty Pool Road. This picture did nothing wrong, he said Plant But he said plenty wrong. Though, offering up an explanation. It slid off his tongue and went dribbling down his chest like liquid contradiction. This writer Monty Pull road. I'm a Christian. When did he? When did really Christianity opt out of humanity? Give a pass to injustice and inequality decide that it's disrespectful for support, if not shelter those in need. Does he not realize that pastors of all faiths are joining crowds around the world fighting for these very ideals? That he was fighting against the tide of progress. So apparently he went after his Christianity. His Christianity about this. Don't you love that? So if you're against black lives matter, because you call him out for what they are. You're a bad person. You're not really Christian. Not this. You know that we caught we say it and the people that literally supported they're in denial that there a Marxist group. Or they support Marxism. Either way, it's not good. Not good. Now, if you decide to not stand you this is like met wearing mass. If you don't wear a mask, you're a bad person. You don't care about anybody else. Are you freaking kidding me? If you don't take any. You're a bad person. Excuse me. This is all this is what's happening. And it's the dividing that the left wants. The wacko left wants it and people because of political correctness are just doing it. And that's just
How the U.S. Army Lost the War for Twitch
"Wait, the US army has sports teams, and they do. It's kind of weird, but they haven't. Eastwards team called the US Army East sports and they've been around since November, two thousand eighteen. They have been kind of low key, but they have been around the US armed forces have been using E. Sports gaming recruitment platform for years America's Army, a series of video games, developed and published by the US army since two thousand and two, meanwhile in East Sports, the US Air Force sponsored Illeg, and the Austin Major and if you don't remember a uniform air, force sergeant came out to give doodle. doodle the MVP trophies at the Boston Major, but not everyone has been super comfortable with the US armed forces presence in East sports and gaming over the years. There has been criticism of the US Army sports team much like there's criticism of any recruitment material that the US army puts out, and if you don't believe me, just take a look at the response to their initial tweets, many people view the aiming of military recruitment material at younger people as problematic. You've got young impressionable people. Being told that playing a life of video games has somehow prepare them for an actual armed conflict whether you support the existence of a military or not. That doesn't make a lot of sense. That army sports doesn't just promote an unrealistic image of what being in the military is actually like, but they're also targeting their message at people who may not have the skills to be in the army are more receptive to the message because they're playing video games about shooting now. That doesn't mean that everyone is against recruitment just that there are some serious ethical questions about aiming recruiting material at gamers. Gamers, but what happened next is when things really went off the rails for US Army's sports on July first day after that cringe woo, tweet people decided to make a game of speed speechwriting getting banned from the US Army's discord server mostly by linking with article that lists US war crimes and on July eighth sports twitter guy. Rod Slash Breslau shared a video of activists and political consultant Jordan. Going into the US army twitch chat and typing. What's your favorite war crime? Then a link that appear article about US war-crimes before getting ban shortly after cool. Nice really chill guy. Have, a nice time getting banned my dude, the streamer at the time was Joshua's strontium, eight twelve year army veteran, and between his reaction and getting banned, people started to see if they can get on the army's bad side to chat was quickly inundated with more people asking about US war crimes, and quickly getting banned themselves and the US Army wasn't the only branch of the armed forces to get ban happy on twitch all went over to the US news twitch channel, and the whole war crimes stick their two leading to him getting band, and of course more people getting banned for doing it as well, and in the middle of all, this all reported that the US army was posting links. Chat that they said. We're links to give away to win an xbox elite series to controller, and allegedly they actually led to recruitment for them when I reached to the US Army for more information on what happened, and if they were aware that the links, they were sending outlet recruitment forums, they said that the giveaways are in fact real and they've given away ten controllers, setups and chairs over the last year. We have a standard form that is used for all activities, but each action has a marketing code associated with it to ensure this emissions are connected to the correct event or giveaway. The team is exploring options to customize giveaway pages to provide more external clarity KOTOK. Kotok Nathan Grayson reported on July sixteenth that twitch has intervened and forced the US army to remove their giveaway links now I wanNA take a second to say that I think most people who are posting about US war crimes, and getting banned in twitch chat were doing it because they were questioning the morality of recruiting gamers on twitch. I have to imagine that a lot of people getting in on this just want to get in on a big trolling campaign, but many people do feel strongly about this many myself included feel very uncomfortable with the US armed forces, trying to use twitter as an arm to recruit gamers, and some people even feel like these twitch bands. Unconstitutional Warriors Tonight First Amendment, Institute at Columbia University representing Jordan. Wool say that banning him and others from the US Army and navy twitter chats was unconstitutional and a violation of their rights to free speech. The Army and Navy eastwards teams banning of users based on their speech about war crimes as unconstitutional when the government intentionally opens a space to the public at large for expressive activity, it has created a public forum under the First Amendment and cannot constitutionally speakers from that forum based on a viewpoint, these principles apply with full force in the digital spear, including on social media platforms as courts have emphasized in recent cases, basically the US Army and navy twitch channels are a government backed open forum which. Which means a banning US citizens for discussing war-crimes is unconstitutional and violates their right to free speech now when I reach out to the US army, I asked for their comment on the accusation that banning all and others from their twitch channel was unconstitutional, and here's what they told me. The team members did not ban the users because of viewpoints they banned him for behavior intended to harass the great and intimidate which violates the twitch community guidelines. Since the team started on twitch, the had specific chat rules on the page that clearly states harassing behavior will not be tolerated. Those chat rules include not harassing people, not spamming or otherwise disrupting the stream, and not pushing personal agendas quote again with respect to. The US, army sports team social media pages were being spammed with. What's your favorite war-crime memes and questions? The East sports team blocked the term warcrimes in its twitter channel after discovering the trend was meant to troll and harassed the team twitch members used creative spelling to continue related posts, following the guidelines and policies set by the US army eastwards team band users from his account due to concern. Concern over posted content and website links that were considered harassing and degrading nature, and when I reached out to the US Navy, they give me a pretty similar answer. We moderate channel in accordance with our posted channel rules which are available to everyone who chooses to participate in the chat. We strive to allow for maximum freedom of discussion in our chat and seek to only those who break the. The posted rules or engage in personal attacks against our streamers or their family. We have a system whereby offenders given several chances to correct infractions prior to being banned, and our moderators will engage with those who violate the rules to inform them of which channel rules they have broken. This is done in an attempt to to allow for maximum amount of free, civil and open discourse if someone feels. Feels like they have been unfairly man. They have every contact moderator for an explanation and possible unbanning now the warriors of the night. Institute already have a response lined up for that. They say quote Mr. All speech does not constitute harassment under the terms of service which define harassment to mean any content or activities that attempts to intimidate the great abuse or creates a hostile environment for other. Mr Olsen messages drew attention to prior us. Military actions in the context of the army and navy is use of twitch a recruiting tool. His messages were quintessential political speech which lie at the core the First Amendment, so it seems like the US. Army may have really fucked up here. Which is why they're taking a break when I, so they told me the team is reviewing ways to customize its giveaway submission forms and provide more clarity for each of its giveaways. The team has streaming to review internal policies and procedures as well. Well as platform, specific policies to ensure guidelines for participating in this are clear before streaming
Why Are the Leaves on the Tips of My Transplanted Japanese Red Maple Turning Brown?
"Planted a Japanese red maple tree two months ago. He put it in in early May and he says some of the leaves now on the ends of the stems are starting to either turn, Brown or look wilted. Is this normal? Yes and that's the best way to answer I have a plan to spend established for many many many years, and with the the drying of the season, even though we've had sufficient rain to keep the roots going. The tips of the leaves on my jammies. Red Maple and a couple of others I've seen are indeed starting to dry up apparently has to do with the vascular nature. Little tiny find tips guy, get brown when their stress for water and I would say that that sounds quite natural. It's most unfortunate because it kind of ruins. The look things a bit but I. I don't think that it indicates a problem beyond the fact that it's a new plant It's it's typical for all of them to do that to a certain degree right now. The finer the foliage tips well yeah, the finer relieves cuts, and so on are the more apt. This is to happen, but I've seen all all kinds of Japanese maples. With this same problem about the same time of year now. He does need to continue to water, because the friend is plant, but again so daylights out of it when you do and then in the case of a of a plant in the ground, it could be two in three weeks before you need to water again. Even on a new plan you. You need to add sufficient to get the soil moisture down least foot. If the top inshore to is out, it can still be wet down below and that's where I'm going to mention not so much for him, because it sounds like it's normal thing, but I still have. Rod Hanging in my do and the garage that has a keen to on one end and his point of on the other, and I have cut rings into the darn thing, and used those sharpie to create black areas every four inches from the tip on up so I can tell when I show that in the ground around a new plant. How how much moisture is at what bet?
Interview with Lama Rod Owens
"Welcome you. Lama Rod to our community in our larger community. Just fabulous to have you here I love the title and the topic that you offered love and fear during times of war. Here, we are during these times, and maybe just to begin. How're you doing? How's your heart with? One's going on these days. I'm exhausted. Actually. I'm tired. And I don't think that's anything particularly new. But I think the fatigue comes from the way in which I like many of us probably stuff as well as higher where you know, we're stepping up the practice to hold not just our particular struggle by the struggle of the world. So many folks around us? There's deep conflicts. No, right, how and is a? Talk about war, also talking about spiritual warfare. Happening I feel like there's the spirits. Is. is in. Its complex for many of us, you know and. I'm really been calls. Really. So the cushions really. Dig into law and compassion grabbed soon patients. Empathy right now. Because I think those are. You know how he. I. Don't know how we care for ourselves and careful the world's. But Having said all of that I still doing very well at the same time I'm still. Really grateful for practice, and that tends to the ways in which maybe sometimes I can get who experience hopelessness and fear. That the world may go off. The Legend says something that may not be. To the freedom of many of us. Several I guess I'm wondering because you. You wanted to explore love and fear and fear is so big right now and is, is that a primary way that fear take shape and knew that the world the degree of suffering, and it can just get worse now. It's the as the anxiety that for me comes from waiting into. This future. And, wondering what was their place for me in the future a is there a place for my freedom? The freedom of the communities thrive along. You know their space for us to be happy. Well and restored and tended to in the ways of to be it to. The fear. You're feeling from others, also your ass that sensitive. There might not be room for these bodies in hearts to be have a life real. And I think that that is. Really contributing to this kind of shutting down. That many of us may be experiencing. WHO also tends to feed into our express itself as like fatigue. Well you know many of saying I have no idea what's going to happen, nor a member looking forward to was going to happen, so I kind of shutdown. That's for me. That's also expression of trauma. You know kind of nodding shutting down which also called Association? As well. I can't really deal with how my body is processing this anxiety, the fear and so I need to take a break and needs operation right now. So I kind of exists. You know, not me I'm just saying that you know I. See people existing within this kind of limbo. You know over there's really connected. Somehow, there is showing up right now. I'm right with you I think I'm failing the same that there's such a sense of uncertainty about the future that it's almost like a waiting, but waiting with fear for something bad and in that tension. We get exhausted by tensing. And we also sometimes shut it down with depression and I'm also seeing huge loneliness isolate. Yes absolutely disconnect as also about not only am I. Future also frayed of people. You know because. I don't know who he will are. I don't know what they think. Don't know what they believe. And so I still. Need to protect myself. You know there's always a reality for certain communities. You know certain immortalized communities where they have to be really careful. About. Who they're with them where they go. You know that all just adds together. All compounds back into the fear.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Moves to Stop Us Military Using Twitch for Recruitment
"So this story comes from Aegean. The US Army is going to reportedly halt twitch activities after backlash, so this has been developing story over the last couple of weeks, and so this is the latest update. The United States army will spend his activities on the streaming platform twitch for the time being do the negative backlash. The organization has received in recent weeks according. According to reporter Rod Slasher Breslau who's just getting all scoops days. The negative response to the army's activities on twitch include orchestrating giveaways that led to recruitment pages which twitch banned and blocking users from asking about war crimes in the channels chat section have made the army reconsider its outreach efforts online on the same day. Reports appeared that the US representative Alexandria. Akhazia Cortez excuse me. We'll file a measure that will prevent the United States military from trying to recruit applicants through video games, especially East sports and streaming platforms like twitch as reported by Vice, a draft amendment has been filed on July twenty second to the House Appropriations bill that would stop the military from using funds to quote maintain a presence on twitter dot, com or any video game, eastport or live streaming platform.
Marine assigned to presidential helicopter unit tests positive for coronavirus
"Breaking News, a US Marine who was assigned to the helicopter unit that transports president trump. This marine has been infected with corona virus. The Marine tested positive after he flew to Bedminster New Jersey ahead of president trump's upcoming visit this weekend, but a spokesman for the Marine Corps Chelsea, and that the marine was never in direct contact with the president's helicopter itself
NBA to allow 'Black Lives Matter,' other messages on jerseys
"Gets ready to resume its season in the Orlando bubble, the league is using its platform to help players address issues like racism. Rob connote report one of the ways they're doing that is allowing players to put phrases on their jerseys instead of their names. Myles Turner of the Indiana Pacers revealed he will have respect us on the back of his jersey. We're not just entertainment pieces were more than athletes were doing what we love, but it's not who we are people we know we have a keeper served things. The Advocate for change and obviously predominantly were phenomenally black in this league. So the N BA also revealed the court that teams will play on in Orlando, Orlando, which which has has black black lives lives matter matter painted painted along. along. Autumn Autumn of of it. it. Rod Rod connote connote
Fan Ownership - With Chris Hana - CEO At The Esports Observer
"Talk me through like some of the acquisition process because there's. I mean could be right in saying that there's probably like twenty acquisitions, and all of as sports history of a business that's more than say five thousand dollars for a t three sports team like an acquisition, and that number's Rod, or not I think the point trying to make. Is this billionaire acquisitions ever in a sports at the moment unless it's a team that say optic which is? is like a distressed asset or something like that? Mommy and there's a couple of there's a couple of also peripherals depending on what you what you consider east boards, and you know where we draw the line between gaming. I mean there's been there's been some. There's been some some proper requisitions to like to me. That was different because we're you know. We built us a startup. Everything. Yoho edge all you are right when you got to react to a fast paced market, lucky sports, and then all of a sudden your. You're dipping your toes into the corporate world. Again, And then you get like the all the requirements that kind of all read wants from you, and then all of a sudden you you get you get into this wheel of okay cool. We gotta do this. We gotTA THAT IT'S A. Different so I think so, the story is we got investment a year before same company, and then got acquired later, and the the big due-diligence was before prior to the investment and I think like I think that blocked me for probably two or three months completely, so you know I had a team that was taking care of things but I was really like I was really working on this on all the numbers compiling data sets, and you have that stuff left and right, but then you got to put in the right form. You know it's all these talks. That was a time you know. Before we went live, you know we talked about lifestyle getting healthy again and losing all the kilos. On. It was really with a lot of what a lot of stress in a positive way, too, but it's just. Fun You know. It's I looking back now I'd say it was a really good experience. Like at the time it's hard when you've got to act fast, and you got to work on your company, but then also your completely blocked in the process, my soul. Really in a really interesting like number video information that someone gave me today. WHO's well versed in traditional businesses? We're just talking about public. Elucidate sports companies in the industry AALIYAH. They have to release the financial reports by the thirty fester. July some extremely interested to see what comes out from those guys and anyone. I've essays and you know what he was saying. He's it costs about. About a million nosy year in day to public illicit business, and it really is because you need all of these. In when the I six says proved to us why your stock just went up by forty percent. It's been a lot time going through that. You need to prove that you haven't done something illegal. You need to use your extending entitled Potties to justify that stock price into. Your releases and to check through the bold reports, and that kind of stuff takes a lot of time and none of its shape. Recent prices? Everybody seems to be three hundred dollars an hour, so it takes a Lotta time. The and that's why I feel like. If you look at these sports industry right now I'm not saying it's not saying it's not mature, but it's a lot of startups. It's a lot of people just getting in doing things like doing things quickly and you. If you grow that like if that mature Swiss, certain point, you know you have a, you have a time where there's different skills that you need, and we just have different requirements. Right I mean if a company grows like your co changes like you know you need. You need different skills to complement. Would you can't do anymore? Because of time, constraints as well so yeah, it's. It's a very different thing. Yeah, that makes sense to me. Is like a really wish on. You wear a hood this from, but it's a good. Saying that say all the time which is like. The founder doesn't always make the best see. I think that's extremely important like it. You know direct example. I think is a good friend and a mentor CAL flurries from Unicorn. Who's the CO founder and the Chief Product Officer? It makes much more sense. I think the Rahul debate to say call isn't like doing public talks and I call isn't like being divisive the company and every time I talked to him. He's so passionate about the technology in the product, so it makes perfect sense, so rawls the for him to be the Sapio, but also like you were saying as as the company styles. Would maybe make sense to get A. You know inefficient him. Gray hit suit. Come into today the because ultimately it's up to them to run a smooth and profitable business. It's not up to them to Nari who the next best counterstrike's taint team is that you should pick out fanatic to up to them to make sure your reporting to the board properly and the numbers of flying.
The Murchison Murders
"The Murchison his large raging in the state of Western Australia. That's nine for it's agricultural and mining prospects. Spinning across two hundred, ninety, one thousand square kilometers, the region is home to many small sparsely populated towns that consists mostly of rugged up back and Darod Bush land. During the Western Australian Goldrush of the light eighteen hundreds, many people flocked to the area in the hopes of securing a fortune which resulted in the construction of several towns that were later abandoned when the short lived gold rush ended. Afterwards there was little work available except for agricultural workers shape, shearer's camel and toe spike is blacksmiths and boundary riders who were employed to maintain the outer edges of sheep and cattle stations. But. The turn of the Twentieth Century Roberts from the country's ace than sites had made their way across the desert, and into Western Australia's agricultural areas. European settlers had introduced the rabbits to Australia more than a hundred years earlier and to die, eventually became an invasive pest that caused significant damage to the country's ecology and farmland. To combat what became known as the great plague? The Western Australian government decided to build the world's longest fence which stretched all the way from the north. Coast to the south coast. In Nineteen, Oh two construction of the first phase began in the small wheatbelt belt in of Barak Open which became the major administration center for the fence. A twenty foot wide lawn was cleared through the Bush all the way south to a small bay called starvation. Boat Harbor and the Mesh fence was then erected to fate west of the center of the line. Twelve foot gates were installed at designated intervals to allow passage through the fence. Wooden posts were also added every mile h Ma with a number that represented the distance from Barak, open. In nineteen, Ninety five, the second phase began with the remainder of the fence, being built from Barracuda open to the north coast of Western Australia. Stretching for one thousand, eight, hundred twenty seven kilometers, it became known as the number one rabbit proof fence. The number two fence was completed in April of ninety five, and was one thousand, one hundred and fifty eight kilometers loan. It began on the south coast, approximately one hundred twelve kilometers west of the number, one fans, and essentially ran parallel to it before turning east and joining the first fence at Gum Creek. The number three fence, which was completed in Nineteen, seven, started knee Geraldton and extended two hundred and fifty six. Columba's east until it met the number two fence. Collectively the rabbit proof fence was three, thousand, two, hundred thirty seven kilometers long and building. It had cost the equivalent of around eighty three million Australian dollars in today's currency. A government sub department was established to supervise the constant maintenance of the fence. The maintenance team included a shape inspect off sobbing inspector, camel drivers. Rabbit hunters and boundary rod is. Fines were issued to anyone court leaving negates along the fence open, and it was also an offense, but any member of the public to use any of its maintenance tracks. Scattered along, the fence was small. Government earned stations and homesteads when maintenance supplies, watersheds and other facilities were housed.
The Murchison Murders
"The Murchison his large raging in the state of Western Australia. That's nine for it's agricultural and mining prospects. Spinning across two hundred, ninety, one thousand square kilometers, the region is home to many small sparsely populated towns that consists mostly of rugged up back and Darod Bush land. During the Western Australian Goldrush of the light eighteen hundreds, many people flocked to the area in the hopes of securing a fortune which resulted in the construction of several towns that were later abandoned when the short lived gold rush ended. Afterwards there was little work available except for agricultural workers shape, shearer's camel and toe spike is blacksmiths and boundary riders who were employed to maintain the outer edges of sheep and cattle stations. But. The turn of the Twentieth Century Roberts from the country's ace than sites had made their way across the desert, and into Western Australia's agricultural areas. European settlers had introduced the rabbits to Australia more than a hundred years earlier and to die, eventually became an invasive pest that caused significant damage to the country's ecology and farmland. To combat what became known as the great plague? The Western Australian government decided to build the world's longest fence which stretched all the way from the north. Coast to the south coast. In Nineteen, Oh two construction of the first phase began in the small wheatbelt belt in of Barak Open which became the major administration center for the fence. A twenty foot wide lawn was cleared through the Bush all the way south to a small bay called starvation. Boat Harbor and the Mesh fence was then erected to fate west of the center of the line. Twelve foot gates were installed at designated intervals to allow passage through the fence. Wooden posts were also added every mile h Ma with a number that represented the distance from Barak, open. In nineteen, Ninety five, the second phase began with the remainder of the fence, being built from Barracuda open to the north coast of Western Australia. Stretching for one thousand, eight, hundred twenty seven kilometers, it became known as the number one rabbit proof fence. The number two fence was completed in April of ninety five, and was one thousand, one hundred and fifty eight kilometers loan. It began on the south coast, approximately one hundred twelve kilometers west of the number, one fans, and essentially ran parallel to it before turning east and joining the first fence at Gum Creek. The number three fence, which was completed in Nineteen, seven, started knee Geraldton and extended two hundred and fifty six. Columba's east until it met the number two fence. Collectively the rabbit proof fence was three, thousand, two, hundred thirty seven kilometers long and building. It had cost the equivalent of around eighty three million Australian dollars in today's currency. A government sub department was established to supervise the constant maintenance of the fence. The maintenance team included a shape inspect off sobbing inspector, camel drivers. Rabbit hunters and boundary rod is. Fines were issued to anyone court leaving negates along the fence open, and it was also an offense, but any member of the public to use any of its maintenance tracks.
A-Rod, bidding for Mets, wants players to accept cap system
"Alex. Rodriguez is trying to by the mets I don't know if you've talked a lot about that. He's one of the evil is trying to buy the mets here called for baseball players. To accept the type of revenue sharing system that is tied to a salary cap and sparked quick. From the Union is going to sat anything. The unions GonNa like that. He says the only way it's going to happen where they share more of the money. Is that they get to the table and say the number one goal. Let's get from ten to fifteen billion, and then we'll split the economics evenly, but that's the type of conversation instead of fighting and fighting against each other, because there's too much competition out there right now and people have noticed the irony. Of a-rod! Asking for a salary cap given that I think he signed the two contracts over in the to fifty. Yeah wasn't the first one to ninety four and the second one was two hundred and fifty mil. You made four hundred forty eight million dollars in his big league. Career. He saying different times. Different Time Leverage Is Different Connecticut it's a different time now that I'm an owner. Yeah, feel differently. If I think we should. Baby caps some things out there, so maybe not maybe not the right message, even if it is a right message might be the wrong messenger. Perhaps
T-Mobile CEO on fighting the scourge of robocalls
"Mobile's event was all about fighting scan and robocalls. We've got CEO Mike Seaver to talk about it. Rod Chang, and this is your daily charge. Carrier, events are generally when you attack. The big annoyances are wireless service. So what are you addressing with today's news? We call them pain points and we've done this sixteen times before. Can you believe that and we're taking on today? One of the biggest pain points ever in this industry, which is Robo calls and scams, an unwanted calls and I'll tell you what this this is huge. This is the number one complaint to the FCC Can you believe about eleven? percent of calls on our traffic were blocked by our technology just last week. I mean this massive fifty. Eight Billion Robo calls were placed last year in two thousand nineteen. That's eighteen hundred. A second and people are being robbed. robbed the these are crimes. They're being talked out of their money. Ten billion dollars estimated lost last year from this and it's getting worse. I mean this is just awful, but this is the way criminals are. They're preying on people during this pandemic because we've got fears, people are losing jobs. They're looking for jobs. They're interested in their stimulus checks and other things and criminals are preying on all that, and so it's gone up and up and up through the pandemic, and it just has to stop, so we're launching this major initiative today that we hope like the rest of our own carrier moves in the past, the rest of the industry follow suit, and we can really make progress against. Essentially these criminal elements that want to steal from tens of millions of people, and so let's let's dive into it Scam Shield. What is it? What? What are some of these other programs that you are offering today? Well, it's a comprehensive left to right solution. Because one of the things we've learned is that it's this issue is too big and too complicated to solve with any one thing. At the centerpiece of it is scam, idea and scam block our breakthrough technologies that are network driven. Hey, I driven to identify calls and block them, and we're making them better already just in the last three years. We've blocked. We've blocked or identified a scam, likely twenty five billion calls, and so we've got a head start on this, but the thing about it is. This has gotta be. Be Thrust into the public consciousness and people need to start participating in order for us to take it to the next level. You ever get those calls those scams, and then you go into your phone and you block them on your phone. The truth is that doesn't do much good now with the Scam Shield. You'll be able to go into our APP and with one touch block. Block that call or essentially report it to us, because it's not just the ten digits they called with. Because as you know, they randomized those they call with new numbers every time that tells us to investigate the source of that call, and so with the feedback loop from tens of millions of customers using scam shield, our AI driven network technologies will get better and better and better. Better at identifying and blocking these calls for you and already we're thirty percent better than anybody else in the industry. So this is just taking it all to the next level, so let me let me stop you there just just to get some clarification because I know some of the stuff the other carries off horizon. You know. Todd touted the fact that they've stopped six billion calls. Fundamentally you all use a similar system that's one that's mandated by the FCC to be rolled out by the end of next year or sometime next year. So what is different about this? In what what? What is new exactly in terms of some of these I know some of these services like the caller ID feature had been offered in the past. So what is new? What is different from the rest of the industry? Well, let's first talk about scam. ID and scan block. What's different is that ours is network based, and it's for everyone on the network literally. Literally speaking, and so it doesn't rely on a certain rate plan or or APP or having something installed or paying for a feature, which is exactly what verizon offers which is seven dollars and ninety nine cents. A month seven nine hundred dollars a year just about in order on their most popular plans in order to get the best levels of protection. Protection which aren't as as much as we're offering today for free, and and honestly as an industry. We need to do better than that. We you know this is. This is an issue that the carriers are helping to bring to customers. I mean their own networks are bringing you these scams and yet they're profiting from technology. That might be proposed to stop their. Their own technology for bringing you these scams that's crazy and so part of what we do with on carrier moves as we call out industry practices, sometimes practices that we've participated in the past and said look, this is a pain point, and it's gotTa Stop So these technologies at T. mobile or not just better because they're network based and don't rely on Hap. But they're free, and we're not going to charge them. Including as you mentioned caller ID, which is now free, t mobile. And as you mentioned being made better, that industry standard technology talked about stir shaken is basically a pool database of being able to see not only the name of a caller which is important if you have caller ID, which is free now, but that it's a verified mobile user and not a call center, or a robot calling you, and that's really important information for you in order to know, you can safely answer the phone. It
"rod" Discussed on Keith and the Girl Comedy Talk Show
"Life together staying sane during this time especially visit the store for all the details keeping girl dot com slash store. That's it we're GONNA see on Monday all right. I mean it's crazy to get in. You used to think like a yoga that kind of thing. What is it it is for sissies for paying Paris? I remember that like when when we grew up I. It was hard for me to get out of the stigma of. I'm going to YOGA CLASS BECAUSE WITH YOUNGER PEOPLE. They're like yes. Of course you're going to exercise but with our generation. It's Oh you pansies going to go. Sit with your eyes closed in. Call it exercise but man when I sincerely got into it it it. It changes my back. It changes my body. It changes the way I wake up and I only do. You know one minute at a time. Sometimes sometimes I do ten minutes but even if I just do a down dog it changes everything. And and it's not just the physical stuff of course it's dealing with procrastination it's dealing with you know everything. It's well rounded and so the the class let's say is fifteen minutes so there's eight different sections and then the other five minutes talk about your progress and all that stuff. As reading a new story today. Alabama lawmakers Alabama are muffling lifting a decades. Old Band. Are Mulling excuse me mauling thinking about it lifting a decades old ban on Yoga and public schools but the bill would keep the ban on the greeting. Nama STAY AND PROHIBIT. Chantik like all right. We'll let you do it as an exercise against but only know NAMA stable shit. What's that like tell you what it is? It's for my pure heart. Your pure heart. I said I don't even want to get into it. But meanwhile in America we have to say the pledge you know with with God in and everything like that now must stay has nothing to do with God. You could say peace be with you. I honestly I'm not comfortable with noma. Stay so we could say the Heim at the end of ours. You know. It doesn't matter. It's just taking a second to go. We did it. We can end our sessions with. We did it doesn't matter and by the way owned to To chance to own these are very specific. Sounds that do change your physiology do change your mind. Do Calm you down. So it's very interesting. Do you also not allow people to like pet. Each Other's head in niceness like what is happening over that. Just slap the word hippie on Shit and shame it into like. That's how marijuana got illegal. That's how a lot of things are keeping US oppressed because they put like. Oh you're gonNA do that thing. You're not my bully. Yes I am. And it's perfectly reasonable. And and if you have the newsy. Bingo Chart Home Markdown. Marijuana From and Nineteen ninety-three Alabama Board of Education voted to ban. Yoga and meditation in Public School classrooms after pushed by conservative groups. I mean I tell if you can tell me what's wrong with it and what you think you know how you think that's going to harm children because when you're banning something from little children you bet your banishing them for asking the questions about a two or can you tell me what's wrong with Yoga and a child. You also banning gymnastics because they're to bendy like what's happening if I'm going to guess it was a petty thing and somebody said Oh no schools. Okay no excuse me no No prayer in school. No parents no meditating schools ray. We're not really doing that anyway. Like why you guy okay. Fine Yoga. No meditating no prior okay. Everybody happy here but churches is chanting chanting a church. It just feels good to sing along together to say something together I mean. Why do people go to concerts? I haven't through that plays it for free. I gotTa hear this guy next to me. Yelling the lyrics yes it turns out I do. That's exciting. There's something about it it's community. It's to get lucky that we get to do that together. I'm waiting the find out with time zones and daylight changes like is everybody not in the year two thousand twenty like are there some? I could bring out the globe right now. This is this is a huge world for being a small world after all and maybe some places aren't in twenty twenty. The Malaysian Government just launched a public service announcement urging that women quote avoid nagging. Their spouses during the country's corona virus lockdown is released by the Minister of Women Family and Community Development and advises that Gaza working from home. Still dress up where makeup and speak in a soothing voice. That's that's this is the women's advocate side. Oh my God. Is that my mother who wrote that? They'll tell me it's twenty twenty everywhere. That's so insane and by the way everybody can take that advice. Definitely women. Don't add but definitely men don't add definitely anybody don't Nag wet. When have you changed? Anybody's mind by nagging. He's going to be the fourth time of nagging the tenth time travel. Where lipstick husbands may continue their wives if they are crazy today but we recommend all right. Let's get right to it folks. Thanks for being part of this year for treat featured in the Huffington Post the daily Beast New York Times the La Times speed dot com featured on NPR vice and HBO host of the Black Guy who tips Rod Moro. Hello Rod. Hey what's going on? Yeah I get to. It's good to see you and do you know what we can't even help. I'm how long have we been in this virus and people still just a regular greeting? How are you but you know what she threw it out? There what's nothing's really different than And Your Life Recording your podcast daily ninety recorded from your house just the same you. You've always lived with your girlfriend. Wife wife or girlfriend. Why why for the longest time? How many years have you been together since September? Second two thousand.
"rod" Discussed on The Sporting Life with Jeremy Schaap
"Fuse old Zachary with you but if you're around that age and you're a baseball fan as a kid in the nineteen seventies nineteen eighties. There was one player in the game. Perhaps above all others who exemplified greatness and professionalism and elegance at the Plate Rodney Klein Karoo the hall of Famer the seven time batting champion one of the great players of his or any era. His new book is one tough out fighting off. Life's curve balls and it's a pleasure to welcome to the sporting life rod crew Rod. Thank you for being with us. Thanks German. It's it's good to be here but a lot of people know that You had health issues serious health issues and last few years that required a heart transplant. How are you feeling now? I feel good. I truly you know They have another fifteen years. The doctors did so you know. I'm just banking on that. But you know I feel good real good. What are you doing these days? Well I'm hanging out with my wife. We try to do as much as we can together with this crazy virus going around you know We spend a lot of time together before it was announced. I wasn't spring training with the twins Working with somebody young flares. Right your story which you tell here so eloquently in your New Book. One tough out There are a lot of triumphs as you'd expect a lot of remarkable achievements as many of us are aware and there's a lot of hardship to not only your health issues last few years but the death of your daughter when she was seventeen from leukemia. Your upbringing your born in Panorama The raise mostly in New York. What was it like writing about these things telling these stories many of which You know we're so painful experience of course or I think the most painful part was About Michelle you know not so much about my upbringing and what I went through but about you know Michelle you know. She's just young lady getting ready to go to nursing. School and I mentioned was Diagnosed with leukemia. But what surprised me about or was that she never cried day. She just said that in order to doctors are GonNa Clean me up and I'll be back out there again. You know turn to help save someone's life so I I couldn't believe I couldn't believe her reaction and the way she felt. Why well you don't you think that a seventeen year old would start saying you know why I mean you know I don't WanNa die and start crying and things like that but she she just you know she was strong. She said you know the doctors told her you know what she hadn't they're gonNA clean her up and make a Watergate and that's all she Really believed that the time speaking with Rod Karoo his new book a memoir is one tough out fighting off. Life's curve curve balls now I think most people would agree. There can't be anything Were difficult more traumatic than losing a child. How did you? How did you deal with the trauma at the time? But you know I have faith you know and She was a great kid. I mean everyone loved her and then when the big man upstairs decided that it was her time you know I have so much faith in him that you know I never questioned him or ask why. Michelle you know was just their time. You know one you know we all have our time. Scheduled from the dame were born so You know I just went on and did what she asked me to do to stay involved in you know. Try and help kids. And I've had a golf tournament for the last twenty five years that It's all about pediatric cancer cell. And it's doing real real good things for for a lot of kids ride. There's a lot of pain here and it's not easy talking about things that are painful. So why was it so important for you to write this book? Well you know what God has given me a gift to to see a baseball the baseball and so I felt that you know Put The book out. I'm doing God's work I'm trying to save lives and letting people be aware heart disease and it's the number one killer in this country and I want people to take care of themselves. Take care of their bodies and take care of that little ticker that he gives us Insider body lip. So hopefully you know we'll get some good results from it. Would you look back at your career baseball and all the things All things you did. I one thing that's vivid for me as I said I'm fifty years old so I was eight years old. Nineteen seventy eight all star game and I remember it. I don't remember where it was played. The only thing I remember I remember. I was such a big baseball fan. The All Star game back then especially with such a big deal and that was the year after you'd hit three eighty eight and There were a lot of people hopeful that you'd become the first since Williams to hit four hundred and I remember that game. What was it two triples and two singles in the All Star game? You know it's funny. I two triples and I'm the second one I was sliding into third base of Pete Rose Screen third base and he started yelling. You know. That's that's that's a record. No one has ever done that before he would know he would tell you know so. I got up but he says you know. Congratulations no one has ever done. What yesterday so Pete knows about in baseball? Allow us don't know you know but It was a great day for me. Seventy seven was a big year for you the year before that you know in in the middle of What I guess I would call your heyday. You're the height of your powers No WanNa get three eighty eight since Ted Williams In late fifties. No-one hit four hundred since Williams in nineteen forty one. What was it like being locked in like that that year? You know it was a very uncanny here for me. It just seems that everything I hit found a whole. And what's crazy is that. When I was at the plate I would see the the infielders middle infielders shift a little bit and then I hit the ball. Maybe you know two feet from where they were claim that it would have been an out but it went through for basis so It was just crazy. The baseball seem like it was a a beach ball. Then it seemed like just floating up there and say hit me. Hit Me hit me. It'd be where he wants you. You know so Great great season for me. Now I know you know these numbers ride but I'm going to read them for the benefit of our listeners. You want your I batting title in Sixty Nine when you were twenty three three thirty two then you won the batting title seventy two three eighteen year career. Three Twenty eight hitter in an era when there was a lot of diminished offensive production. It was really a pitcher's era. You won batting titles hitting three thirty two three eighteen three fifty three sixty four three fifty nine three eighty eight and three thirty three. You're an all star eighteen seasons in a row I don't know what the question is right and they just it just still. I still marvel at at what you achieved one of the things when I think about your career is the remarkable bat control And what you could do with both With a hand around the barrel of the Bat. Why can't anyone bunt anymore rod? They really don't try you know and it's so frustrating to To See guys that have speed that could get on base easily Especially with the shift at saw that they're doing today and they don't even attempt. Everyone wants a home because they figure or they saw that or think that that's where they're gonNa make make the big bucks but you know to me. I I am. I frustrated with the game today because of that and we were on it and spring training every single day and then when the game starts they forget about it. All they think about is let me see. How far can it? The next one loss to write about You Difficult Childhood and your father In this book as I said You were born in Panama. Nineteen forty five But you raise mostly New York and you went to George. Washington High School in Washington Heights. Same High School that produced Manny Ramirez. Two pretty good ball players. How would you describe your childhood It was tough because I was a very sick kid you know. I had rheumatic fever when I was growing up and I I almost died So my mom treated me With kid gloves you know. My Dad thought that I should be more of a man you know. And so we didn't have a good relationship and You know he drank a lot and I suffer the consequences. My and I suffer the consequences when he came home. But one thing that I had that kept me safe was baseball and my mom. Encourage me to play. You know she says you know keep keep going keep playing in good things are GonNa happen and I told her I said mom all I WANNA do is play front of fifty thousand people because listening to the radio. I couldn't believe that there were that many people in the stands Until I found out you know differently but baseball save me. You know I almost killed my dad When he came home one night he was really drunk and I was about twelve years old and he passed out on the bedroom. I said here's my checks and then my mom came running and she says don't forget baseball and I stopped. I was just tired of abuse. And my mom being abused Rod. What what do you remember? I mean you growing up in New York. It's it's the fifty s and you've got Willie mays playing for the giants at the Polo grounds. Just a couple of miles from where you're grown up you got mickey mantle in the Bronx again just over the river You've got all those great players. The dodgers out there. What do you remember about Being a fan as a kid of New York baseball or you know it's crazy. I had never gone into Yankee Stadium. Never went into the Polo grounds and I played right outside of Anki stays stadium on Kuhn's field right there by the bridge. Yeah right right at bridge hit some balls topic preach but I used to here to the roar of the crowd I used to say to myself. You know maybe one day I'll be playing and and disgrace and and the House that Ruth built and as a kid you know you just you dream you wander and I was fortunate enough to To realize my dream. When did you know that you had not an ordinary but an extraordinary talent for the game? Well you know every year players would ask you know what they're gonNa do that set goals and you know sometimes those gold member realized and all I ask for was God to give me good health. I was GonNa do good things for them. And that's that's all I ever thought about. I was not playing for myself. I was playing for the body and he's took me to a great a great career. I thanked him every day. And I still do for speaking with Rod Crew. The baseball great or the greatest ever play the game second baseman first baseman eighteen time. I've got a right eighteen. Isn't it right eighteen? Time All star all star in every season in which he played in the majors except his final season nineteen eighty five split between his career. The Minnesota twins and at the time California Angels Three Thousand Fifty Three Hits at three twenty eight career batting average rookie of the year. Mvp of the American League You achieve all these great things in baseball We'll see what gives the game. Its spiritual elements beyond just the physical where people think about baseball away They think is home. They think of it as comfort. They think that it saved your life. I in what is special about baseball. Or that's what I thought it saved my life I don't know it's just you know growing up and playing stickball and thinking about Willie mays and Jackie and Roy intead and all those great players and you know hoping that one day you can meet them or you know play with them so I mean it kept me fixed on the game.
"rod" Discussed on Political Scandals
"But he was still governor. The judge confiscated his passport to keep him from fleeing the country but they couldn't confiscate his gubernatorial powers before the end of the day. Rod was out on forty five hundred dollars bail and free to keep governing as a final middle finger to his critics. Blagojevich decided to make an appointment even as he faced federal charges one of his defense attorneys threatened to resign from his defense team. If Rod appointed anybody he looked like he wasn't taking the criminal trial seriously. Governor Sunshine didn't have time to listen to anyone's negativities on December thirtieth. He appointed Roland Bursts of former Illinois attorney general and prominent African American politician. It was widely believed that burress was deserving of higher office and that the Senate seat vacated by Obama should go to a black politician. This was the kind of pick. An honest governor would have made someone qualified and capable as well as popular who was long overdue and deserving of a promotion. This was bloggers last laugh if the Illinois State Senate refused to confirm burress. They'd be shutting talented black politician out of a seat. He's earned if they confirmed him. They'd be tainting themselves by doing the bidding of a governor. They plan to impeach. He had them in a pickle the Illinois Senate chose to confirm Burruss then on January. Ninth two thousand nine. They impeach Rod Blagojevich on a vote of one hundred fourteen to one on January twenty ninth. The legislature again voted nearly unanimously to remove blog. Oh from office and bar him from ever holding office in Illinois again. In April of two thousand nine the grand jury returned indictments against blog on nineteen charges. The indictment was revised in February of two thousand ten to add more charges bringing the total to twenty four. His trial was an absolute media circus. The defense attorneys fought bravely arguing that their client was not personally culpable for Illinois's political culture of corruption importantly. They refused to allow the governor to testify in his own defense. His shameless personality wasn't going to play well on the stand. His defense team did cast enough doubt to lead to a hung jury on August seventeenth. Two thousand ten. The judge declared a mistrial because jurors could not agree on a decision regarding twenty three of the twenty four charges prosecutors were forced to retry the former governor while he awaited re-trial. Lago seemed not to take situation seriously. Rather than hone his defense he sold autographs for fifty bucks the second trial which commenced in April of two thousand eleven. Went much better for the prosecution. This time Rod testified. The jury got an earful of his side of the story. On June twenty-seventh Rod Blagojevich was found. Guilty on seventeen of the twenty charges.
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"Usually the proverbial October surprise a scandal revealed right before an election kills a contenders chances. But even with the FBI openly investigating him in a close confident indicted on criminal charges. Rod Somehow won reelection by ten points in hindsight that's probably because he massively outspent his Republican opponent by twenty one million dollars. Corruption indeed pays the campaign bills. No matter what Rod Blagojevich did his personal charisma and deep connections around Chicago simply outweighed the corruption. His ironic crookedness seemed to appeal to fans it fed into the rock and roll persona eight cultivated since boyhood in December of two thousand seven federal. Investigators indicted another insider Chris Kelly. They didn't manage to get him on fraud itself but it charge of tax evasion for the one million dollars of income connected with the Blagojevich campaign would do as they say. It's not the crime that gets you but the cover up. Kelly got away with taking kickbacks but the irs wasn't going to let him fail to pay taxes on them through two thousand seven and two thousand eight. As Barack Obama began his historic presidential campaign. It seemed like the FBI was never going to get anything. Concrete on governor himself the closest thing they got to a smoking gun at least for a while was a document in which Blagojevich boasted about rewarding supporters campaign contributions with quote contracts legal work and investment banking. It wasn't enough evidence to file charges so the FBI just released it to the public hoping it would prompt whistle blowers to come forward unexpectedly the FBI's actions did way on the state legislature even though blog oh was still popular with his own base the Illinois State House and Senate were tired of his corrupt antics. They started discussing impeachment. Blagojevich was publicly defiant privately though he was desperate for an exit ramp out of the governorship lest he ended up in prison. Like his predecessors he thought Barack Obama's vacant Senate seat might be just the loophole by early fall. In two thousand eight Obama was neck and neck for the presidency as governor it would fall to rod to appoint his replacement in the United States. Senate Rod saw two promising options. His first preference was for Obama's team to pick a replacement and in exchange for Begovic appointing their preferred choice. They'd give blog a Primo job at the federal level. He told friends that he'd like to be either secretary of health. And Human Services or ambassador to India. The second option which rod like less was just to appoint himself to the Senate running a campaign while under FBI investigation wasn't ideal but it would get him out of the governorship without the embarrassment of impeachment or arrest. There was one big problem with that plan the FBI was still wiretapping him. Rod should have guessed based on the arrests of his key advisors that his own phones were bugged but governor sunshine had an ego the size of Texas. It never even occurred to him that the FBI would have the audacity to tap his personal phone lines. When agents working the case realized Rod was trying to sell a Senate seat. They were dumbfounded. They knew the governor of Illinois was crooked but they had no idea he was this ignorant or reckless in November of two thousand. Eight Barack Obama won the presidency through his staff. He reached out to Rob Blagojevich and suggested his longtime confidant and senior adviser Valerie Jarrett for his Senate seat but he didn't make an offer of a federal job in return. Rod was outraged in a recorded phone. Call the governor ranted. Do they think I would just appoint Valerie Jarrett for nothing. Just to make him happy incensed. He decided to approach someone else. Jesse Jackson Junior the son of his old friend Jackson couldn't offer rata job but maybe he would raise enough money for a large bribe. Ultimately though Jackson wasn't willing to pay he later claimed not to even have understood that. The governor was asking for a bribe with the no big offers forthcoming rod returned to plan B. Appointing himself. Chicago's biggest papers. Were starting to call for his impeachment but if he made it to the US Senate they probably wouldn't expel him. Expelling senators for actions. Taken in previous offices would set a precedent endangering other incumbents even if he lost the Senate seat after one term. It'd be easier to take than impeachment no matter how crafty the plan the FBI had waited far too long to let him get away before Rod could appoint himself to the Senate. They moved in based on wiretaps whistle blowers and his arrested former associates. They had plenty of evidence to make an arrest so around six. Am on December ninth. Two Thousand Eight A team of FBI AGENTS. Watch the sunrise from rods. Ravens would manner driveway then charged into arrest him. He was booked before nine. Am by eleven thirty. His wife was dropping off a suit to wear while hearing a judge. Read the charges against him. Rod was due for an ugly surprise. The counts weren't limited to just the Senate seat. They also included his trading of state jobs and appointments for campaign donations. He would be charged with wire fraud. Mail fraud racketeering. Extortion conspiracy attempted extortion and making false statements to federal agents. All in all there would be over twenty charges presented to a grand jury..
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"Chicago's city motto is orbs in Horo Latin for city in a garden because of its many beautiful parks nevertheless abundant. Greenery isn't what comes to mind when most people think Chicago something. People do associate with the city corruption in the news media. Chicago style. Machine politics has long served as useful shorthand for bribery voter fraud and all kinds of election. Rigging four of the State's last eleven governors have ended up in prison the University of Illinois at Chicago ranked Chicago as America's most corrupt city. It's also debatably. One of the last cities still running a true political machine to understand why it helps to point to the late nineteenth century across America. New Emigrants arrived in the US and were told to register for political parties precinct. Captains directed them who to vote for in return politicians doled out government work notably in Chicago. Irish immigrants were promised control of the Police Department migrants then especially non-protestants had been shut out of most private sector jobs. The only way to make sure new arrivals got a shot. At the American dream was to provide them with government work. Political machines sprang up in every city to service. Those needs in exchange for power in most of America. Political machines eventually collapsed as their leaders lost elections to reformers from the opposition party but not in Chicago. The city really only has one party. Chicago's last Republican Mayor Left Office in. Nineteen thirty one ever since it's been one big democratic machine even though the state of Illinois has had numerous Republican governors in the interim that's the environment in which rod are Blagojevich. Cut His teeth in politics by the way that initial doesn't stand for anything. Blog has no legal middle name but uses are to honor his father Rod Blagojevich Rod born in Chicago on December tenth. Nineteen fifty six was proud of his father's Serbian heritage. But he was even more proud to be American. As a child he fell in love with Elvis Presley. The King of rock and roll he watched Elvis's performances on TV learning to sing all his idol songs. He could even mimic his body. Language that swagger would later serve him. Well in politics part diehard Elvis Fan Parts Sports jock young Rod Sprang into working as a shoeshine boy with a prodigious memory. At an early age he learned to memorize long lists pretty soon. He was using that same method to remember everyone he met. But Alas while Rod had some unique gifts he wasn't born a genius after graduating from High School in nineteen seventy five with lousy grades and test scores. He headed off to the University of Tampa. Currently Tampa is ranked by Forbes as the four hundred thirty third best university in the United States two years at Tampa was all it took for Rod to buckle down and improve his. Gpa In one thousand nine hundred seventy seven at age twenty he was able to transfer to Chicago's esteemed not Western University. Rod Hope to stay home in Illinois for good when he first moved back though. Rod didn't even know ward. He voted in. Chicago is divided into fifty wards each represented on the city council by its own official. These aldermen are similar to city council members but are more numerous and cover smaller districts each acts with pseudo mural power. They're often known for doing favors for constituents this once boring and complicated system now appeal to Rod. He started getting seriously interested in Chicago politics. His interest began as many things. In the world of political scandals do with Alexander Hamilton. Rod was infatuated with the ideals of the controversial founding father. He even memorized large portions of the federalist papers. Rod opted to major in history and enjoyed debating. His classmates always representing a conservative federalist point of view by the time he graduated in nineteen seventy nine. Rod had a plan to join politics just like his beloved Hamilton but first he wanted to become a lawyer. Northwestern and University of Chicago's law schools both rejected him as he did about as well on his L. Sets as he had on the act's instead he packed his bags for Pepperdine University in Malibu California a creature of habit rod soon fell back to pulling mediocre grades with all the fun of Malibu distracting him from his classes. He was unfocused. He later joked that he studied so little. He barely knew where the law library was. Unlike in Tampa Rod never really got his act together at Pepperdine. His academic merit wasn't carving a strong path for a future lawyer so in one thousand nine hundred eighty two. He tried out another track towards power. Patronage Rod Blagojevich was friendly with Chicago Alderman Edward Vrdoljak who was also a lawyer. When rod came home for the summer between his second and third years of law school his father got him meeting. Rod Left VRDOLJAK's office with a summer job as a Chicago. Leclerc Rod knew. He hadn't really earned what he was being offered yet. He didn't have time to doubt whether or not he should accept. He was just grateful and took time to express it by returning to the Alderman's office the next day just to say thanks after graduating in one thousand nine hundred eighty three rod spent some time in private practice then applied to be an assistant state's attorney for Cook County. He asked a friend's brother for help in getting in the door. Another favor owed but young rod wasn't thinking about how he might have to pay it back. Asa's in Chicago are pretty much. What assistant district attorneys are elsewhere prosecutors in rods case mostly of boring petty crimes that First Year? Nineteen eighty-six Alderman for DOLE EAC s rod to help one of his allies. Who is up for reelection? It was rods first time ever working on a real campaign. All he had to do was canvas. A neighborhood andropov flyers. Rod had a great time talking to voters. It didn't even dim his shine when the candidate lost. If anything rod was inspired to build connections and attend fundraisers one of the people he met was a powerful Alderman Dick Melle Mel a self made millionaire and kingmaker Chicago. Politics was best known for sabotaging. The city's first Black Mayor Harold Washington by blocking funding for WHO's infrastructure plan. One night in one thousand nine hundred eighty eight thirty one year old Rod Blagojevich attended his first event at Mel's house you wouldn't know. He was an aspiring politician though since he spent the entire evening. Talking to the Alderman's twenty three year old daughter Patti attractive will read and recently single. Patty Mel was tied to one of the most powerful political dynasties on the Chicago City Council. She was rods dream woman within a few weeks. They were dating after a few months. They were going steady. Go incidentally so was rods career by the end of the year. Rod was working part time as a staffer for her dad and being paid out of position. That's an Alderman's way of saying he's not officially on payroll but we cobbled together. Some money for a job for him namely rod salary came from four different government bank accounts. Dick Mel didn't mind taking care of his daughters new boyfriend. He even hoped stick around. Did He ever on August Twenty Fifth Nineteen Ninety Rod and Patty Remarried Alderman? Mel was thrilled. And not just on his daughter's behalf see mel did have a son but he just wasn't cut out for politics in Rod Blagojevich. Dick Mel saw political air. He had always wanted so with the wedding in the rear view. Alderman Mel got busy launching his son in laws political career in nineteen ninety two about a redistricting created an open spot in the state legislature conveniently located in Alderman Malls thirty third ward on the northwest side. A seven turn. Incumbent wanted the seat but mel thought thirty five year old rod should have it. Alderman male warned his son in law that the election would be tough but if he beats such a strong incumbent on his first try rod would be making an entrance into politics. That people would notice her. Mel's advice. Rod campaigned hard as a reform candidate. He met practically everyone in the district and used his sterling memory to recall what they cared about. The Chicago Tribune gave him. Its endorsement an important nod of approval in Chicago on Election Day. Rod won in a landslide with a four thousand vote margin among seventeen thousand votes cast. Rod called his mother that night and told her about his win. The elderly. Mrs Blagojevich had just two requests. Promise meal always be honest and promise me you won't take bribes of course Illinois's newest state legislator agreed to both. He had no idea how soon he'd break his word as his burgeoning career leapt forward. That's up next now back to the story on March Seventeenth Nineteen ninety-two rookie politician. Rod Blagojevich was elected to the Illinois. State legislature beatings seven term incumbent. Myron coolest thirty five year old Nagoya Vich ran as a reformer pledging to clean up corruption. But there's always a wink and a nod to that kind of platform and Chicago. Everyone in the city hates corruption.
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"The Story of former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is corruption imprisonment and presidential pardon December. Ninth two thousand dawn gray on Ravens. Would manner a northside neighborhood on the banks of the Chicago River the FBI agents? I'd in the driveway of twenty nine thirty four West Sunnyside Avenue. They exchanged nervous glances any moment. Now they'd get the cue to charge up the yellow brick stairs and pound on the door at the curb another vehicle held a three man Swat team. Just in case the agents on the case were among the bureau's most experienced Chicago staff still none of them had ever worked on a case of this caliber before even their own spouses and children had no idea where they were or why they had to leave home at three o'clock in the morning just after six. Am The call finally came. The special agent in charge of the case had made contact with their prime suspect. It was time to go in the field agents rang the doorbell over and over when they were finally let in their high profile arrest e had just one question before they took him away. Governor Rod Blagojevich dressed in a jogging suit and hastily brushing his teeth. Turn to the FBI agents and asked how does my hair look.
"rod" Discussed on Cults
"After murdering the WENDORF's Rodney Scott stole some money food and the keys to the WENDORF's Ford Explorer before leaving rod used a lit cigarette. Burn the letter. V into Richard's chest. The Saga had finally left his mark upon the world. When Rodney Scott pulled up to Janine Leclair's house in the WENDORF's Ford Explorer. It was clear that something had gone very very wrong. The boys shirts were missing and Heather was beginning to fear. The worst had happened. When Rodney Scott stole the Family Car Janine Leclair decided not to go with the rest of the group to New Orleans. She stayed behind while Dana Charity. Heather and Sam piled into the explorer. Rod waited until they crossed into New Orleans to tell heather the truth about what had happened at the Wendorff House. She couldn't understand why rod had taken things so far. The coveted always thought his of murder and mayhem was nothing more than boyish bluster. They had never realized that this crazy vampire stuff was more than a game to rod but even though they were horrified by what he done they stuck to the plan whether out of fear loyalty or simply because they had nowhere else to go. Heather's seventeen year old sister. Jenny discovered her parents bodies. Upon returning from cheer practice. She called the police and within hours. A manhunt was underway. When news of the vampire clans involvement leaked to the media. The case became a national sensation three days later on November twenty eighth nineteen ninety-six charity. Pc Scott Anderson and Heather Wendorff were arrested by the baton. Rouge sheriff's department outside New Orleans. Charity had called her grandmother to ask for money and her grandmother had notified the police on February Fifth Nineteen Ninety Eight Ron Ferrell pled guilty to the murders of Richard and Ruth Wendorff. At seventeen years old he became the youngest inmate ever sentenced to death row. In the State of Florida though it was later commuted to life without parole Scott Anderson pled guilty to his role in the killings in April nineteen ninety eight and received two consecutive life sentences A. Judge recently reduced his sentence to forty years. Dana Cooper pled guilty on July Fifteenth and received one hundred seventy one years charity key see pled guilty to the same charges on August thirteenth receiving one hundred one years in prison. Both Dana and charity have since been released on parole to this day. Murray Kentucky is best known for its role in the infamous vampire slaying of Nineteen ninety-six though Jaden Murphy and his family vampires have long since moved away. The town still attracts a few vampire. Curious visitors each year Rod. Ferrell now thirty nine years old has a fiance and is awaiting resentencing from a judge..
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"Cold Heat stare off into the distance for a second and then suddenly erupt in a burst of anger. Sandra said that in this state rod screamed at her threatened to kill her and broke things later. He would act though it hadn't happened or say that he'd only been kidding around. According to the Mayo Clinic. These symptoms the rage episodes followed by Amnesia. The DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR. The Manic rants the blackouts all match those experienced by someone caught in the grips of a possible associated disorder. It's possible that during this ill-fated road trip to Florida Rod was slipping in and out of dissociated state exacerbated by continued use of LSD. We may never know exactly what was going through rods head as he and his coven made their way to Heather Wendorf's house but rod had been inching further down the path of darkness for months. Now with each choice he made. He traded away a few more points of humanity and pretty soon on November twenty fifth nineteen ninety six the beast would and blood would flow coming up. Rods Vampire clan runs out of road now. The conclusion of the story throughout Nineteen Ninety six. Sixteen year. Old Rod Ferrell's delusional symptoms grew more frequent. His behavior became more violent and his outbursts. More extreme when dissociating rod believed. He was a five hundred year. Old Vampire named Assago out to satisfy his thirst for blood. So ex girlfriend. Heather Wendorf's parents cut off contact. Ron took it as a challenge to his vampiric authority. He hatched a plan to rescue heather and his friend. Jean at escape to New Orleans with the help of three other teenagers heat inducted into coven. The four of them drove down to Florida. Some growing uncomfortable as rod cycled rapidly through dissociates dates. Them were more unnerved than Shannon Joey. Who nearly screamed when Rod in his coven showed up on her doorstep in Florida. An old girlfriend of rods. She hadn't expected to ever see him again. Especially not in the middle of the afternoon. Two days before Thanksgiving now that he was standing outside her house. She wasn't sure she wanted to invite him in. Rod Look different than she remembered. He died as strawberry blonde hair black. It had grown long and greasy. He was wearing a black trenchcoat over Marilyn Manson t shirt and he and his friends look like they hadn't showered in a while. Rod explained that they were heading to New Orleans but I they needed to pick up heather and Janine. He told Shannon they'd been driving for six hours and he asked if she'd mind letting them use her shower. Shedding wasn't sure what to say but in the end she let them inside while the others washed up rod had Shannon Call Heather and said he'd pick her up at school. It was time for Heather to cross over into his vampire clan. He headed all arranged. Once he picked her up he'd take her to the closest graveyard in order to complete the ritual. Heather would belong to the clan when Rod got off the phone he was energized. Shannon watched him pace around your kitchen working himself up. Shannon asked him if he thought Heather's parents would really let her run away with them to New Orleans. Rod replied. Don't worry about it. I'm probably going to have to kill them. Shannon didn't know what to make of Rod. Was He joking. He looked serious. The other soon returned and the Vampire clan left to go get heather and Janine Shannon. Figured that was the last she'd see of Rod. The rescue plan was simple. The clan would come by Heather's house in the evening after she got back from school. She pack a bag and sneak out to join them in Scott's Buick then they take offer New Orleans and begin. Their new lives plan in place. Rod led heather to Greenwood Cemetery. Rod scored three slashes across his arm. Unleashing Assago and heather bowed her head to drink. Rod smiled blood coating his teeth. Heather was his. He was her maker. They would leave this place together and God help. Anyone tried to get their way. The group were planning to leave that night. They were eager to start their new lives as a true vampire. Coven a family at last at six PM on November Twenty Fifth Nineteen ninety-six. Shannon's doorbell rang once again. She opened the door. And there stood rod in all his malevolent glory. He asked again if Shannon could give heather a call. The group needed directions to her house after he hung up the phone. Rod mentioned that he was planning to steal the WENDORF's car since the Buick was having trouble but I they were going to kill. Heather's parents Shannon didn't believe him and when they left around six thirty pm she was glad.
"rod" Discussed on Cults
"The next morning. An employee at the Murray. Calloway county animal shelter arrived at work to find thirty dogs running loose in the driveway. The employees soon discovered that someone had cut their way in through the east side of the fence. At first she expected to find that a group of local pranksters had broken into free. The animals what she found instead chilled her to the bone inside the shelter. She discovered the remains of two puppies. Blood pulled on the floor and someone had drawn symbols on the walls in the animal's blood. Other animals in the shelter had been beaten savagely some limped unbroken pause others suffered from broken ribs. It didn't take long for a suspicion to fall on Rod Ferrell and the Vampire clan witnesses stated. They'd seen a group of Goth teenagers lurking in the area. Shortly before the break in April doted one of many ex girlfriends later testified that rotted admitted to murdering two of the puppies and confessed to drinking their blood. School administrators forced Rod to attend mandatory counseling sessions. Afterward the counselor recommended that Rod be sent to a mental health facility for treatment. Sandra once again refused to institutionalize him wrought attended six counseling sessions before he was expelled from school for behavioral problems. Meanwhile the news of the animal shelter slaughter spread far and wide. The rumor mill spun the story into a satanic ritual committed by group of Vampire clan initiates and attitudes towards goths and Murray turned increasingly hostile. Making matters worse for Rod he and Jaden had recently cut ties in September a few weeks before the animal shelter killings. Jaden had watched rod murder a kitten for Jaden. It had been a wakeup call after the animal shelter. Killings Jaden confronted Rod. He worried rods. Behavior threatened the entire vampire community. The arguments soon escalated and rob threatened to kill Jaden in a rage Jaden Pindroch against the walled and made it clear that Rod was no longer welcome at the crypt. It was the last time they spoke though. Jaden had abandoned him by October. Nineteen Ninety six rod now sixteen maintained firm control over the four members of his coven. They were Scott Anderson Dana Cooper rods. Fifteen year old girlfriend charity and Charities X. Brian Rod had sired all four of them by offering them his blood and drinking their blood and return as their maker wrought demanded fierce loyalty and unquestioning obedience in many ways. They behaved like any tight. Knit Group of teenagers. They snuck out together to party in the woods. They loitered in gestation parking. Lots snacking on twinkies and slim. Jims the also confided in each other fended about troubled home lives and daydream about their plans to move to New Orleans and form their own vampire house but rods grip on reality continued to unravel and his friends couldn't help but notice? His drug use spun out of control in addition to marijuana he routinely used LSD PCP methamphetamine and heroin. Charity loved Rod. But when she tried to talk to him about his drug use. He only evaded her questions. He often spiraled off into lectures on immortality and transcendence he'd ramble about unlocking the seven gates of hell and boasts that he'd need to kill a whole lot of people. The drugs worried charity more than rods. Crazy rants. She'd heard it all before she figured. It was just rod being rod however his continued contact with Heather. Wendorff his ex girlfriend from Florida. Gay Charity another reason to worry in the months leading up to November nineteen ninety-six rod and Heather spoke on the phone nearly every night. Heather told Rod. Her parents were tormenting her. She said she dreamed of joining his coven and wanted to run away with him to New Orleans to of rods friends at the time heard Heather joke that rod would have to kill her parents if he hoped to take her away from them. Rod called her every night racking up a two thousand dollar phone bill over several months when Heather's parents learned of the constant communication. They forced her to cut off contact. Rod was furious by cutting him off from a member of his coven. Heather's parents had challenged his immortal authority. The time had come to act. He gathered his crew and laid out his grand plan. They would take scots car a blood red Buick and drive six hours to Eustis Florida to rescue heather. Wendorff along for the Ride Scott Anderson Dana Cooper and Charity Casey. Once they'd freed heather and his other old friend. Janine who was also still in Florida from the confines of their suburban prisons. The six of them plan to travel to New Orleans. Rod claim to know the leader of a vampire groups somewhere in the city. The city was known as the vampire capital of the world. They would be free delivered exactly as they saw fit with rod in charge as there are all powerful maker on November Twenty Fourth Nineteen Ninety six rod and his coven bought some snacks for the road at a gas station in town and piled into Scots Buick bound for eustis Florida. They drove for hours during the drive rod slip sporadically in and out of his assago persona. He'd be fine one moment singing along to the radio daydreaming about New Orleans with a laidback smile flirting with charity. In the next moment he'd be Assago ranting about gateways to hell quoting passages from the necker Nama Khan and cutting shallow scratches in his arm to calm himself down. Many witnesses described seeing rod enter similar kinds of few states over the years. His mother prone to fits of anger and violence herself. Described moments in which rod would appear to shut down completely in the midst of an argument. Rod would sometimes stop talking and go completely..
"rod" Discussed on Cults
"After falling in with the group of Vampire role players in Murray Kentucky fifteen-year-old Ron Farrell's overactive imagination. And traumatic past. Let him to claim he was a five hundred year. Old Pamper named the Sako. With grip on Reality Unraveling Rob's vampiric fantasies would soon start to bleed over into the real world. Rods mentor seventeen year. Old Jaden officially inducted rod into the Vampire clan by leading him through a ritual known as a crossing over ceremony under the cover of darkness. Jaden lead Rod to a graveyard where they cut their arms with razor blades. Drank each other's blood and sat in silent Meditation Until Sunrise to Jaden Sharing Blood was an act of trust and an expression of a bond closer than French hip to Rod. This ritual might have held a darker her supernatural significance now a full fledged vampire. Rod wished to sire some children of his own. He convinced his fifteen year old girlfriend. Charity key see to crossover into the clan along with his childhood friend Scott Anderson and charities friend Dana Cooper rods gang of vampires acquired an infamous reputation in the small gossipy college town. His drug use was an open secret and everyone at his school had heard about his vampiric alter ego the Sako. The scars on his arms for self evident while the other members of rods clan might have been content to get high in the woods. Have sex graveyards and play pretend in the crypts basement rods. Thirst for blood was real and his appetite was growing.
"rod" Discussed on Cults
"Due to the graphic nature of this cult's crimes listener discretion is advised. This episode includes discussions of drug. Use Self harm abuse and murder. Some people may find offensive. We advise extreme caution for children under thirteen. The Moon gleamed over the old Salem cemetery in Murray Kentucky as the city slumbered to figures shrouded in dark. Trench coats crept quietly through the graveyard as they wove between the tombstones. The pair smiled mischievously. For them it was a special occasion tonight. Seventeen year old. Jaden Murphy. The self-proclaimed vampire-prince of Calloway County would welcome his fifteen year old. Protege Rod Ferrell into the Brotherhood of darkness. Jaden lead Rod to a tombstone at the center of the cemetery. Rod tents stroke the stone. He waited so long to shed his mortal disguise. This awkward angry teenager. Now finally he would reveal what lurk beneath ancient at powerful beneath the light of the moon the granite gravestone beckoned. Like a profane. Alter STILL GRINNING. Jaden turn to face his devoted acolyte and pulled a razor blade from his pocket. Rog Knelt before his friend and Mentor. Ready to be reborn. He hardly winced as Jaden dragged the razor blade across his upper arm. Carving three shallow cuts into his flesh. Blood welled up from the wounds bowing forward. Rod began to drink and began to change. Hi I'm Greg pulsing and I'm Vanessa. Richardson and this is called a podcast. Original every Tuesday. We look at cults practices their leader and their followers. You can find all episodes of cults and all other parkhouse originals for free on spotify over every listen to podcasts. To stream calls for free on spotify. Just open the APP and type cults in the search bar at podcast. We're grateful for you our listeners. You will allow us to do what we love. Let us know how we're doing reach out on facebook and Instagram at podcast and twitter at podcast network today in a one part episode. We're taking a deep dive into Rod Ferrell and the clan of Murray Kentucky as a sophomore in high school rod bonded with a group of Goth outcasts through their shared love of a role playing game called vampire the masquerade roads commitment to the fantasy world allowed him to draw in a troupe of troubled teens that he took under his wing but his vampiric obsessions and thirst for blood. Weren't just part of the game. Rods quest for immortality would culminate in November of nineteen ninety six with a double murder that exposed his vampire clan to the world though he later claimed to be an undamaged prince. Born at the fourteen hundreds Rod. Ferrell story actually began a few centuries later born in nineteen eighty two teenage parents from the town of Murray Kentucky rods formative years were tumultuous rods. Father abandoned him and his teenage mother. Sondra Gibson within weeks of his birth as a result he was raised by Sandra and his maternal grandparents. Rosetta and Herald Gibson. The four of them moved often as heralds job took the family back and forth between Kentucky and Florida. It wasn't long before rod suffered another misfortune at two years old. Shortly after the family settled in Winter Garden Florida he allegedly developed a life. Threatening case of encephalitis the condition may have had a lasting impact on his psychological development. Vanessa's going to take over in the psychology here and throughout the episode please note. Vanessa is not a licensed psychologist psychiatrist. But she has done a lot of research for the show. Thanks Greg. According to the Mayo Clinic and SEF elitest is an inflammation of the brain tissue. Most commonly caused by viral infections complications resulting from severe cases of encephalitis can include intellectual disability and personality changes research conducted by doctors. Carl Becker and Norbert Muehler has found evidence of a link between encephalitis and the onset of schizophrenic disorders in adolescents.
"rod" Discussed on CarStuff
"To car stuff and I'm your host Benjamin along with Kurt Kurt. You're here still I'm still here. He hung around. You decided to stick around after the break hanging in there fantastic thank you. I hope you continue tended to do that for the end of the show and hopefully for many shows to come. Are you enjoying this so far. Absolutely okay good all right well. Let's see. Let's see how this goes then. We'll see if I can push. You know I'm not gonNA. I'm not gonNA throw any wrenches here. We go so I think we left off saying that you know we had quite a list of customers. In the nineteen seventies. Take a lot of people that were trying to make their name and it will they already had made their name or were making their name in the world of of customizing cars but not in in a way that you would do in your own garage. This is something that's above and beyond that something outrageous and I've got a list here of some cars. I told you the name of one already that it's called the Red Baron and the Red Baron is is one rather him talk about but there's a four five or maybe even six that we want to talk about not so much in depth but more just like I want people to be aware of them and maybe look at them as good examples of what nineteen seventies produced or what these people produced in the nineteen seventies. Maybe and maybe just get a little bit of your feedback on on these and I will tell you this that I a couple years ago and I don't know if I ever got the mentioned this on car stuff because it was right around the time when we went off the air in the at the end of two thousand seventeen it was close to that I went to the mid. West on a on a trip a little road trip and I went to a place called the Speedway Motors Museum of American speed. It's in Lincoln Nebraska and I might have I might have been able to mention. I think I did and now I think about it. I think I said this is kind of a hidden gem out here in the middle of nowhere. It seems seems like nowhere but you know what I mean. It's unexpected where it is so this. Leeway Motorists Museum of American speed and I've got. I guess maybe an interesting thing that I want to mention about out that museum right now is that they have two of the hot rods that we're going to be talking about on display and the I mean we're talking about the actual ones the ones from the you know the magazine gene covers. You know the ones that made the auto ram circuit. We're talking about the red baron and another one. We're GONNA talk about in just a moment called. The boot hill express are both on display and the red baron is is something that came about like many of these cars did is Jeff. Baker pointed out in his letter to us is email to us that a lot of these cars actually started out as models or kit cars that children can put together on the desktop or adults. I guess can put together on their table top and make a really cool looking hot ride but they were just a toy. You know they started out as just a toy or even you know hot wheels toy or something like that but a lot of these start out as a model or a kit car in fact this one did a scale model designer by the name of Tom. Daniel he can see the Red Baron car for a company uncalled monogram and if you know the MONOGRAM company they've produced a lot of fantastic car models over the years and this was happening back in around nineteen sixty seven. I believe when he conceived do this whole idea and the model kit was released in nineteen sixty eight sold more than two million units. It was extremely popular model at the time time so Mattel decided that they were going to jump on the bandwagon as well. Mattel decided they were going to build a hot wheel car of of this as well so if you can find a red baron hot wheel wheel car. I think it's worth a decent amount of money at this point. It's kind of a collector's item. I don't know so much about the the monogram model because so many were produced but I think if you can find one of the the hot wheels cars there were something at this point but a guy by the name of Chuck Miller. Please call the styling I I think it's called styling customs. He decided that he was going to build build a full-size. Red Baron car which I think is a cool idea. You know to be able to look at a model car on the shelf and say you know what I want to drive that for real. I want that to be a real thing but he was going to pay ten thousand dollars in order to build this car to have it built and this is back in again. Late nineteen sixties the original car. There's a little a bit of variance in this car because the original kit car the model car came with what would be a nineteen fourteen Mercedes Benz in line six cylinder engine that was from a Falker airplane and so obviously there's not a whole lot of those available not a lot of on the market and that not easy to find so what they did was they they got a instead of the nineteen sixty eight pontiac overhead cam six cylinder engine and that's what powers the Red Baron and this car if you've if you've ever seen it. It's really remarkable and it's it's an interesting design. I think and it's one of the cooler looking high rise. I think it kind of stands up to the test time like I think this would be a cool hot ride to see on the road today definitely I. I don't feel like this. One has like that bizarre. Seventy late sixties early seventies feel to it. This one is definitely wild. It's definitely only out there but it. There's something about this. Too is still like still timely. This one seems like it was built in the late sixties early seventies but the design kind of feeds off of that World War One era sure has the helmet and the Iron Cross on the side yeah the spike on the top of the helmet it just seems like even though it was built in the seventies late sixties late sixties early seventies the design of it was conceived years before that well you know just to show you how along this would this design did hold up and people were still interested in seeing this thing it did toured the country as part of the traveling ram show. It stayed with the show until the nineteen nineties. He's so it did hold up and it was retired from service and that's when it's it went to live at the speedway motor museum that I was talking about the the Museum of American speed but it's a it's a really really cool cool car. I think if you get a chance to look it up online. It's called a red baron. Hot Rod is probably one you know I I would think that most people have probably already seen. This might not know what it's called you. You might say like Oh. I remember that from when I was a kid I built that model or I saw that hot wheels or by saw a magazine cover when some automotive shop or something that had that on it you know it but it it was something that was around for decades for some reason that one held up and we're going to talk about on the do not hold up for sure the next one I think is on the border. I guess maybe this one I. I don't know if it does or not. It's it's the boot Hill Express and again. This one lives at the same museum that I'm talking about. in Lincoln Nebraska the Museum of American speed and it's based on this is a really interesting. This is built by Ray Farner. That's based on the eighteen fifties funeral coach that supposedly carried a an actual James Gang member named Bob Younger to his grave which I think is pretty cool. I mean if this is real. I mean I don't. I don't know the validity of that statement. I don't know if this is if this is the the actual stage. But what do you think you think there's any any any truth to that or do. You think this is a a you know someone pulling a fast. I feel like it might may be a little bit of a fast one. You do yeah but it definitely has that look. I mean you got it. Looks like it could have been pulled by a horse and it's too if nothing else it's perfect recreation of it but there are many scale scale models that were made of the you know of this thing of course but it's probably one of the the crazier creations that that were ever made or developed in in this timeframe as well because it's just a strange thing right to take an eighteen fifties funeral coach in create a hot rod out of it. I mean who would ever think of that but then again you know this list who would ever think of taking okay. I'm an you mentioned one that we're not going to go too deep into here but we ever think of taking an outhouse and making that into a Herreid someone did there. There's one called the outhouse rod and the outhouse ride. What is is exactly what you would think it looks like a model t bucket hot rod or whatever but it is? It looks like an outhouse on wheels. It's it's ridiculous we even I. We had just a brief conversation about this one in particular in that these aren't your ordinary. You know I'm GonNa put gold rims on something or chrome rims on something or you know I'm not GonNa I dunno jack it up or lowered or whatever this is a statement this is this is like somebody's personality in some ways you put it yeah. This is somebody's personality. They're trying to net force on you but trying to tell you something with their designed there yelling at you with these types of designs a lot of people their cars. They put subtle touches there that make you say like Oh. That's cool but these are basically in your face. This is what I'm saying. I see that okay. I see what you're saying and I I get it. I understand what you were talking about. When you look at maybe like the cars of like Ed Roth you look at some of those and those crazy creations that he had and they were interesting but like what what do you do when you've got a an outhouse car like what's that personnel and I know you. Don't you don't have to answer. I don't I don't either. I don't have the answer that but what if someone's personality when they are again screaming at you you know here's here's my creation but it's it's an outhouse on on a high ride Jesse. I don't know it's weird weird. this is the is that far out mindset of the late sixties bleeding over into the seventies. Where do you go after the sixties. I guess so I doc I guess so you know it's funny because you know I mean to each his own right. I mean it's fine. The person wants to build a fantastic and it's an interesting looking. It's interesting. I wouldn't say it's beautiful but that's just me. Some people might think it's beautiful. It's different. It's it's unique of course. It's probably fast. If I had to guess it looks fast giant chrome engine in the front of it and I don't know what the engine is but huge. I don't know the these are just so fat like all of them are fascinating one one to me that I just I don't know if I will ever ever get this. This one and this is the next one on our list. This is one that you absolutely have to look up in order to to understand what we're talking about. Are you can try if you want. If you're driving your car you can try to understand. It's called the Bathtub Rod. There's a couple of versions of this. There is the bathtub ride and then there's also another car could call the bathtub buggy now. The Bathtub Aftab ride was built by a guy named Rob Reisner in nineteen sixty eight against the late sixties kind of bleeding over in the nineteen seventies but carried on through the seventies. The Bathtub Buggy was a sort of similar bathtub hot rod that was built by George Barris embarrassed. I think was also promoting the ROB Reisner car in this is the where the the connection is made here so he's kind of promoting the bath tub. I'll try to keep straight the bathtub ride by Reisner and he's at the same time builds. The Bathtub. Buggy himself is kind of his own expression of the same thing. Whatever that thing is now that we're getting back to. What are you? What are you doing with this Car George. Why are you building this when you look at these designs and I'll I'll. Maybe you should describe them well. The the ocala tried to okay the Bathtub Rod from what I remember you have to bathtubs at the back that's vest the passenger seats and then toilet for the driver's seat or kind of yellowish upholstery in there so it's real just real real funky yeah and it's quilted yeah quilter bull quilted upholstery yeah and but the but the seats like okay so you're laying down in a bathtub in the back as a you know left and rear passenger. It's a three seater car really if you WANNA put it that way. it has lots of gold on it of course the the you know the driver as you said is sitting sitting on a throne.
"rod" Discussed on Public Official A
"But I remember turn into my business partners insane. This is not gonna end. Well. If you're being pretty generous to rod, so far, there's some plausible deniability. We haven't described anything where rod was personally involved in hammering people with state business for money that sort of stuff was left to people like Tony Risco and Chris Kelly. But here's a story. Where rod was clearly implicated in it involved. Then congressman later Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel. The story involves a state grant for a school. I had heard that rod had promised rom two million dollars facility and roms district. And the grant wasn't being given. It wasn't being given. It wasn't being given in one day Rahm called me and just exploded. Then deputy governor, Bradley tusk. He was really upset and keep in mind. It's like he had a point. And it was for good call, and it was for school and Rama's in the middle of running the democratic reelection campaign for the House Democrats, and he was in the process of taking back the house representatives for the Democrats someone who is really powerful. And sees me someone that you didn't really wanna screw around with. And so that night, I was on the phone with it and someone of the conversation. I said, hey, you know, what this thing with Romney's really mad? It's really upset according to tusk. Rod dent said that he wanted roms brother a powerful Hollywood agent to hold a. Fundraiser for the book oil-rich campaign. He said tell Rahm that. You know, I need to get the phone first. And then he can have the grant. And obviously it was pretty clear to me. And I think probably anyone listen to this right now, that's a legal you can't link a government grant for school to put ical donations. So I hung up the phone with him tusk, then call the top lawyer in the governor's office and said he need to get your client under control. I said what do you mean? Here's what he just did. And now is the grant was eventually given the fundraiser never happened. This episode would have legal consequences later, but it also topped Bradley tusk a lot about rod. He was really really consumed with how much money he raise. But I think even more than that he was really insecure about his ability to actually govern to think through by DA's and policies and articulate them. And he knew that if he had enough money and he had the right ad maker. And the right message that could carry the day, no matter what. And I think he'd really relied on that. Petty says, there's nothing complicated. Or corrupt about rods fundraising operation. It's just politics as usual. This is just what you need to do to stay in office. If he didn't have any money in his campaign fund. It would invite opponents because they'd see him as weak and not being able to fight off any opponents. And then if you looked weak like that, then, you know, then you look like a lame duck. Then you can't get anything done because they think that you're not going to be back for a second term. So I was very important to have that position of strength rods position would have to be strong because it was more bad news on the way. Just before the two thousand six general election to go, which is fund raisers were indicted. They were charged with trying to extort millions from people wanting to do business with two state boards. One of those fundraisers was Tony Risco who the indictment alleged was raising money for an unnamed public official. A if in fact, he's allegations relating to Tony are true. He betrayed my trust. He lied to me. He deceived. Meet but a lot more important than that. He violated the public trust. Go tried to downplays ties with Rasco as role within the administration, even though Risco was giving rod the names of campaign donors to put on state, boards and commissions and rod was doing it. During this press conference. Rod basically said this was just a couple of bad actors, and he wasn't directly implicated is personal scheme by two people who allegedly were trying to rich themselves and were acting on their own to enrich. Themselves. And if in fact, they did these things they broke the law. They ought to be punished. Vulnerable. He had plenty of bad headlines. State officials were after him the FBI was after him. And then there was political opponents..
"rod" Discussed on Public Official A
"Let's not forget the people who worked really hard to bring buchnevich to Justice in the first place the FBI agents. What is they think about rod possibly walking out of prison early? Here are agents, Murphy and Kane, we knew from anecdotal information that rod and President Trump had gotten along very well when Rodney was on his show, but beyond that, I don't know if I want to render much of opinion, we're proud of the work we've done, and I guess we'll just leave it at that. I don't like pardon powers of the president. I personally just a personal view the man who was actually in charge of the investigation into rod Blagojevich FBI, special agent, Robert grant, what the president's actual motivations for considering this commutation. I don't know. But it appears to be uneducated. I don't trust President Trump in his flippant TV watching comments on something like this. I. I find that. It. It's it's revolting to me. Trump wants the side with the bad guys live in the poll that is rod McCoy Mitch in his his his band of cutthroats. That's for him. I mean, how how moved should any of us be by the central argument? I think that you're from MRs Bogo veg that they had two daughters these daughters lost the childhood and not having a father. Should we be moved by that should that be driving force in letting the governor out early? No that was something. He should've considered before he engaged in the behavior that caused him to be sent to prison. I mean, there's many people in prison that have families maybe Patty should look more at the behavior of her husband and say, you know, we're in the situation because of what you did. Why hasn't he come around to that? Why is it come around to accepting guilt? 'cause he's not. And. Not. Yeah. I made you secure ever will. Why would you accept? Why would you resign yourself to that? If you know in your heart that you're guilty. Yeah. Yeah. So I didn't tell you about the dogs. You know, we never had dogs before all this happens. So skittles was the I call her the restore your father got arrested dog. Goodness. Let's get poppy has we had to kind of distract from try to give the kids something. And then fortunately Twix was the sorry father's going to jail dog. Well, let's get another puppy. He's get another puppy. The few moments when rod is taken out in handcuffs and the door closes and your house is quiet. And here you are by yourself processing, all of this. What what do you remember about that? This is that I mean nothing's ever going to be the same again. This is our lives are now changed forever. Does the cat. Go back from Beth B I arresting you. I mean, that's it. Next time on public official a microphone in a brawl. Fouts awkward, I was afraid. It was going to fall out or that. Somehow. I was going to be discovered this on it. It felt very awkward and how b I again, it's investigation. The tapes the started with me ultimately lead up through probably nineteen different people that ultimately stopped at the doorstep of bribe book. Public official. A is a production of WBZ Chicago. I'm Dave McKinney. The producer is Colin McNulty, the executive producer is Kevin Dawson are intern is Sophie Lalanne special. Thanks to out kief, Brennan Vanak and Tony Arnold. Mark Garber start as President Trump. The show is mixed Adam off if you like what you heard give us your feedback. Tell your friends leave us a rating review and subscribe to public official a on apple podcasts pocket cast or wherever you get your podcast..
"rod" Discussed on Getting Real with Réal
"Successful as apple I will believe in you to you believe in yourself. Five four, three two one boom. What's up? Champions Coach all here? I WANNA walk, and you do another edition of my podcast getting real with rail and I am so so excited about my guest today. This is going to be the podcast edition GonNa be the podcast ever to this date and I'm just telling you you. Guys are in for a treat. I guess today is is not only a really good friend of mine, but he's a mentor of mine. He is a teacher of mine, and honestly he has been life changing in my life. Personally you know. We met Rod. probably years well two. Two and a half years ago. Now Um, you know with the company that I'm with, and it's an option that you can have, and he has a thing called a healthy mind and body, and you know being a fitness professional for thirty nine years me and my wife knew you know we we can help people get accessible. We were not able to really help them to maintain it. And always the missing link is the mind right, and that's kind of what you know if you're not GonNa Change Habits. And all that and you know that's really Rod. Thing is about and we're going to hear more about it. And how you can put it into action today starting right now you know and lacks year. You. Know and I know Ravi tearing this for the first time and last year we went to a thing that Rodney's company called. Top fifty and it's was amazing. Three or four days immersed with rod his team and it was life changing immediately see changes. Even that group of people were there. They didn't contact with most of the and changing the me. Personally you know me and my wife,.
"rod" Discussed on WCBM 680 AM
"Rod Rosenstein, agreeing to meet with lawmakers talk about a report that he talked about recording the president in secret report in the New York Times at Rosenstein talked about wearing a wire shook the west wing, and there were reports last week that his days were numbered at the Justice department. Now, the deputy attorney general overseeing the Russia probe set to meet with GOP lawmakers privately to explain himself democratic congressman Jerry Nadler wants house speaker Paul Ryan to allow Democrats at the meeting tweeting that House Republicans cannot be left alone in a room with Rosenstein in Washington. Rachel Sutherland, Fox News, twenty governor, Jerry Brown extending the state's national guard participation and border patrols by six months. Facebook reporting, a major security breach. Facebook says an attack on its computer network exposed personal data of nearly fifty million users the social network believed the attackers exploited a feature and the platforms code allowing them to take over user accounts. Baseball. Look fixed the vulnerability and reported it to law enforcement over ninety million of its users were forced to long out of their accounts as a safety precaution. In a statement. The company says it is in the early stages of investigating it has yet to determine whether these accounts were misused and does not know the identity or origin of the attackers. The breach stemmed from a change to Facebook's video uploading feature in July of last year Christine Goodwin. Fox News Hillary Clinton making a cameo appearance on the premiere of the reboot of Murphy Brown as an applicant for a secretarial job. Who says she has some experience with emails, the former secretary of state and presidential candidate played a woman named Hillary with one L and a brief scene with Candace Bergen Clinton said she'd worked as a secretary before Burke until Clinton she might be a little overqualified and is left for the business car that Hillary at you could have had me dot com. Lisa lacerra, FOX News Radio..
"rod" Discussed on LadyGang
"'cause we're not that grateful in general getting i was about to come in today and be like i'm grateful for yoga what was i thinking wholefoods smile it's awful so instead we're gonna play mary kill yeah but we're going to use the people were each going to tell somebody we've had an encounter with this week like what celebrity because we live in la we bump into they're all over the place so mine this week is felicity huffman she was in my boss she looks at me fine okay speaking of fi like insane insane she really does that's that's when someone works out their whole life yep like you can tell that she's never not on my body is gonna look like she's very lean and muscular you pretty okay i got to interview rod stewart for the first time so we're going to put rod sir not you and you think i'm saying okay first of all rod sturt is a babe like it's so weird because i always get barry manilow and rod stewart can make the big hair but rod stewart is like rock and roll skinny which you know i love and scrawny mike his face does not look leathery seventy two years old guys he stills that full head of hair it's not a piece i like really looked at it he's had hair hair transplant insure it looks amazing a good one though but like amazing close he was like in mcqueen and just like layered and like a rosary and i was like your hot rod stewart and it was aired i have no idea.