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Fauci makes "final plea" to Americans before Thanksgiving
"In New York. Keep the gatherings as small as you possibly can. That final plea coming from Dr Anthony Fauci today as millions hit the road for Thanksgiving. Transportation correspondent Chris Van Cleve is at Reagan National Airport in Washington. Romeo Garcia left Maryland this afternoon for his parents in Greenville, North Carolina. The holidays a really the only times where I could be able toc, my family do you worry at all about bringing the coronavirus home with you? Not at all I've been tested. I'm negative. But that wasn't enough for Tom Wilson. He made the agonizing decision not to spend Thanksgiving with his family. It just seemed like a Risk that wasn't worth taking trying to stop out of control spread. There's a growing patchwork of restrictions in
Challenges Await Next Treasury Head
"Former federal reserve chair janet yellen has been at the forefront of us economic policy for decades. If she's confirmed as treasury secretary she'll be taking on a new role during a time of deep political division and significant economic challenges. Joining me now to talk more about yellen's career and the roadblocks she could face going forward his wall street journal senior writer john hills and wrath. Hi john thanks for being here her. They're great to be here. So john janet yellen if confirmed would make history here as the first woman to lead the treasury after also being the first woman to lead the federal reserve. Tell us more about her extensive resume and what's led up to this moment. I don't think that's the big history being made here. The big history is that she's the first human regardless of gender to be treasury secretary chairman of the council of economic advisers and federal reserve chairwoman. So she's had a tri factor. If you add in the fact that she's also a tenured professor from berkeley then. She's hit a grand slam. This is an achievement that no person regardless of gender has achieved and the realm of economic policy. Making you know. I compare her to george shultz the republican. Who served as secretary of state for ronald reagan and also treasury secretary secretary of labor and director of management budget under richard nixon. This is just a person with about as complete resumes. You can get so. Let's talk a little bit about her previous roles as opposed to what treasury secretary rigby much less political role than treasury secretary. What about her past experiences in washington have prepared her for that. And where might we see some challenges if for her taking on a more political role. The fed is a very close in academic place. They kind of pride themselves on not getting into the mix of political debates and being. I wouldn't even say bipartisan. But eighty partisan nonpartisan. Janet yellen did serve as the chair of the council of economic advisers in the clinton administration in the late nineteen ninety s so. She has had exposure to political debates with big personalities. It's interesting though. She's married to george echo off. Who is a nobel prize winning economist in his own right and when he won the nobel prize back in two thousand and one he wrote in his autobiography about the challenges that she faced kind of managing the point ical heat waves of washington the role. He played in supporting her so she's walking in to an environment right now. That is going to be very heated in very point ical. There's gonna be a lot of fights over how much spending the government should do to get the economy out of recession and how much debt it should take on in the process. And she's going to be right in the middle of it. She's a very highly credentialed individual. And i think our challenge is going to be managing the human part of it the political part of it with republicans on capitol hill and the inevitable divisions that are gonna show up inside the biden administration itself. How do you think she will work with congress. She has support among democrats and republicans. Well you know. She knows her way around washington. That's clear and as fed chair. She did have to deal with congress. She had to go up there and testify on a regular basis to give reports on the economy and monetary policy and regulatory policy. So she knows her way around capitol hill one of the reasons that i think that president elect biden chose her is a because it does seem like she's going to have buy in from the progressive wing of the democratic party. She's actually very close to elizabeth warren and also moderates among democrats and then i would say she has a chance with some moderate republicans to try to win them over republicans in the senate in particular to try to win them over on some big debates. And that's where. I think she's going to end up focusing a lot of her attention. You know if she can hold the democratic party if i should say biden can and then win a couple of middle of the road republicans than they might be able to get their way on really big questions about fiscal policy and stimulus and driving this economy out of recession. That was really devastating and twenty twenty and that brings us to some of the key challenges. What do you think some of her first actions will be treasury secretary. And what are those big challenges. She'll be facing from the start. There's so much and this is one of the issues where the job. The treasury is much different than the job at the fed. The job at the fed comes down to two or three things. They gotta make a decision. Every eight weeks about whether interest rates should stay the same or go up a little or go down a little. And then they've got to be they're very involved in the regulation and oversight of banks and then they've got to be ready to deal with crises financial crises at the treasure. You have the tax portfolio you have sanctioned portfolio with international sanctions against countries like north korea and iran. You have the debt portfolio. You have some say in the budget. Portfolio is just a very wide and expansive portfolio. I think the first thing that she's going to confront is a decision that her predecessor will have made. Steven mnuchin called on the fed just a few days ago to end some rescue programs that were aimed at small and medium-sized businesses related to corona virus. The treasury had been designated some money to contribute to the fed program and secretary mnuchin said. The program had expired in the feds gutter return. What's left of the money but you know the new treasury secretary is going to have to decide whether the end that program as mnuchin has set out to do or renew it when that gets to the bigger issue. which is the economy itself. Is it a major crossroads right now. We had a devastating downturn the economy effectively shut in march and april it reopened. We had a very large bounce back in the summer. But it shows signs of slowing. And it's incomplete this recovery at a time when the corona virus is spreading again. Some states are putting in new restrictions on economic activity and there is a race for a vaccine to control the virus. So there's just so much happening right now and it's gonna be yelling role to guide. President elect biden on how hard the government should push to help the economy through a period where it can go one of two directions. It could go back into recession. Or if we get to vaccine quickly enough we could be into. You know a really strong extension of the recovery that we had earlier this summer. So there's just a lot of uncertainty and a lot hard choices to
Thanksgiving travel plans continue despite warnings
"Americans are used to. But some still plan on traveling despite recommendations not too from federal health officials, and today is expected to be a very busy travel day living up to the holiday parent Reagan National Airport. The check in lines are pretty quiet, but there's been a steady stream of people coming in. It's been picking up slowly. As the morning goes on, we may see more people traveling. So it seems a lot of folks aren't willing to miss the holiday despite health officials concerns But according to Triple A about 83% of D C residents surveyed say they don't plan on traveling at all for Thanksgiving. Overall, we'll see how things look as the morning goes on. But if you are traveling, the CDC is asking everyone to do so safely. Melissa how w. T O P NEWS
Social Media Slugfest
"So it's not the best thing to do but i see why he did it. Go ahead greg. Thank you for the clarification. Killing knows of those were viewers. You know that reagan's dead like this. This is the we're all in this evening. He's more debit. Its policies account. I grew that all right. So i basically went on twitter. You know as. I usually do as you nam twitter guy and i said i regret everything positive. Said about this man because up until
Indianapolis Colts beat Green Bay Packers Packers in wild overtime contest
"Note on last hour. We were talking about that Colts win over the Packers to things that stuck out to me for the Colts number one. An offense that isn't really built for quick strikes in comebacks came back from down. 14 points to win. Number two a coaching staff. Was able to out Fox the opposing coaching staff at halftime and completely shut down the Packers offense in the 3rd and 4th quarters. As the Packers had scored 28 points of the first and only three in the second half. So a great job by Frank Reagan that coaching staff I think that that proved that the Colts can be a difficult team to play against. If they win that division if they get to January right now, they are leading the A F C south. They're battling it out with the Tennessee Titans. I think that a win like yesterday and come back fashion of the adjustment that they made at halftime. Does give you some confidence that the Colts could be a tough go at it in January.
Pompeo Attempts To Cement Trump's Legacy In Israel Ahead Of A Biden Presidency
"Workers at the Capitol are dressing up the West Front for Joe Biden's inauguration, members of the current administration are rushing to cement Donald Trump's policies in place. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo was in the Middle East. This past week, he unveiled new pro Israel policies that could be hard for an incoming Biden administration to undo NPR's Daniel Estrin reports from Jerusalem. Compelled, became the first secretary of state to visit an Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank. He had lunch at a winery that named one of its wines, Pompeo. The U. S used to take a dim view of settlements, seeing their growth as an obstacle to peace because they take up land Palestinians claim for an independent state. But Pompeo says Israel has a right to settle the land featured in the Bible for a long time State Department. Took the wrong view of settlements. It took of you that didn't recognize the history of this special place. Pompeo announced a new policy favoring the winery He visited products made in West Bank settlements must be labeled made in Israel when shipped to the U. S. A ghetto front with peace now and Israeli group against Settlements says this could make it hard for consumers who don't want to support settlements if people want to boycott Or not to participate in the occupation. They can do it by not buying products from settlements. This is going to be labors that his friends and they cannot know if it's from occupied territories. Then. Boyce is being revealed all of Israel. Pompeo announced another new policy last week. Today. I want to make one announcement with respect to a decision by the State Department that we will regard The global any Israel BDS campaign as anti Semetic BDS has boycott divestment and sanctions, a movement that calls to boycott Israel because of its policies toward Palestinians. Some Israel supporters see it as a threat because some boycotters oppose Israel itself as a Jewish state, But boycott activists say it's a non violent form of protest. So why unveil these new policies right before Biden takes over. Dead. Ravi V. And Israeli settler leader close to the Trump administration says Pompeo is playing chess with Biden one step before Checkmate. It's putting buy them some sort of check. If you really reversed his decision that were done by the constant ministrations. You might have to confront criticism. As to why doing it. Other administrations have taken steps on Israeli Palestinian policy right before leaving office, like when President Obama allowed the United Nations Security Council resolution condemning Israel's settlements. Scott Lisinski was an adviser for the Obama administration. President Clinton himself using his presidential transition, trying to move Middle East peace forward George Shultz at the end of the Reagan presidency. Negotiating a very careful formal diplomatic dialogue, the first ever between American and Palestinian leaders. These are examples of diplomatic opportunism. Palestinian leaders see this as their opportunity to make nice with Biden. They've agreed to resume security and economic ties with Israel after a six month stand still, and they say they might change a practice, Democrats criticized paying stipends to Palestinians convicted of attacking Israelis. Many Palestinians criticized the gestures like former Minister Nabil Armor in this video he posted. He had the infertile into Paloma that America, he says. Why give more ground before Biden enters office, while Israel is taking advantage of this time to announce more settlement construction. Israel got another boost yesterday with news that the U. S. Justice Department decided not to renew restrictions on the parole of former U. S intelligence analyst Jonathan Pollard. He was convicted of espionage for giving classified U. S documents to Israel and is now expected to move to Israel where he has popular support.
Joe Biden turns 78. Here's how old other presidents were on Inauguration Day
"President elect Joe Biden has celebrated his 78th birthday in January. He will be older than any other president on their inauguration day. President Trump was 70 when he took office and President Reagan left the White House just a couple of weeks shy of his 78th birthday. Jennifer Kuipers CBS News
Washington, DC-area's Reagan National, Dulles Airports won’t fully recover from pandemic passenger drop until 2024
Could the West Los Angeles VA’s tent city be a model for bringing relief to LA’s unhoused?
"In Brentwood, and he spots something unusual. Ah, homeless encampment. That's not the unusual part Sadly. What is unusual, though, is the way this this encampment encampment looks. looks. Whole Whole sidewalk sidewalk was was taken taken up up by by a a line line of of identical identical tents. tents. Big Big tents tents and and pinned pinned to to the the outside outside of each one of those is an American flag. This is right outside the West L. A VA campus, The Veterans Administration campus if you're not familiar with it that is a huge gated property just west of the 405 federally owned healthcare compound for military vets. Run by the US Department of Veterans Affairs. Many of La's homeless veterans receive services there. To some folks actually stay on the sidewalk near by This eye catching encampment only popped up in the last few months. It's a road, 30 tents and all the tents were supposed to be a line. There also have flags on the left hand side. Dean leave is an army veteran. I served 86 through 89 under Ronald Reagan Problem. Five tonight Field artillery in Fort Carson, Colorado. Says PTSD from a sexual assault by another soldier led him to substance abuse and eventually homelessness. It's chaotic is living on the streets is, Dean says, This encampment has some military style order. We have a standard operating procedures. We have fire guard. We have security watches. A lot of veterans have a lot of different stories. Each one has their own individual. Sorry. One thing that many share is the feeling that being a veteran and being homeless is Well, you know, the saying adding insult to injury. Yeah, really gets you down your spirituality after serving the country and I'm not complaining, but by all means I haven't had a gratitude this long and water in the complaint list. The end of the day. You know, I didn't serve this country It hurts, And for some of the veterans here that hurt his coalesced around to cause what they see is decades of negligence when it comes to housing homeless vets. On the west L A. V, a campus. And in that respect, this encampment is meant to draw attention. We're standing our ground as a peaceful protest. Against what? Exactly, And why now? That story, it turns out is only the latest development in a much bigger saga, one that involves a prime piece of real estate, a corruption scandal a pandemic in the plan to pick up the pieces. KCR W's Anna Scott takes it from here. The story really begins. 133 years ago in 18 87. Hey, we told you it was a saga that year, a wealthy family donated the land That's now the campus with the stipulation that it had to serve as a home for military veterans. And for a long time it did at one point after the Korean War between four and 5000 veterans lived there. But by the 19 seventies, Thie started leasing out the property for all kinds of things. They maintained a hospital and other veterans services but brought in a dog Park Baseball stadium, even a parrot sanctuary at one point Meanwhile, many veterans lived on the streets. You know, in the military, you never leave a fallen comrade behind on the battlefield. Why would we leave them behind here on American soil? Bob Rose Brock is an Army veteran who lives in Brentwood. And every week for the past 12 years he's protested outside the gates of the West via dei. I met him there earlier this month. Today is our 648 consecutive Sunday and that's what we're trying to do is to get housing for our veterans. On the other side of that fence, where they belong. It was legally deeded. And we've got veteran sleeping on the sidewalk here. Now. Bob is not the only person to take on this issue. A decade ago, some homeless veteran sued VA. Officials over how the West campus was being used. Some of those non veteran related leases were deemed illegal and cancelled. The parrot Sanctuary has gone, for example. Leader. It turned out there was a bribery scheme going on at the campus, Another VA official and a guy who ran private parking lots there were sentenced to prison. In short, It was a big, ugly mess. But from the fallout came a new vision for the property. Four years ago, the unveiled a proposal to bring the campus back to its original mission and transform it into a community with more than 1600 new apartments for homeless veterans. So happy ending right?
Donald Trump is finished, but will 'Trumpism' prevail?
"It's been more than a week since the us presidential election joe biden of course has claimed victory whereas the president is yet to concede defeat but when donald trump eventually leaves office the question. We have to ask ourselves is is trumpism. Really finished after all the media conventional wisdom the new york times washington. Post the major networks. Cnn msnbc all that conventional wisdom is that the twenty twenty election represents a repudiation of trumpism and what's trump luckily to do after he leaves office well for more. Let's turn to patrick. J buchanan senior adviser to president reagan nixon and ronald reagan. Pat has been a regular fixture in america's opinion pages and cable television shows for generations. Ninety ninety two and ninety six pat buchanan ran for the presidential nomination of his party. The republican party on america first platform pass walking back to you between the lines. Good to your tom now. Let's start with the election itself to spotted trifecta of crises health economic racial the us congressional and presidential contests were very tight. How do you account for that. I think there were tight for this reason. The covid virus which hammered us in march and april and then all during the summer and full took the lodge. That's two hundred and thirty thousand americans and they induced an economic decline unrivalled since the great depression. And then you have to racial turmoil in the country. And the wake of the killing of george floyd in minneapolis riots. And and things like that. So he's really damaged trump in the eyes of the public and his administration and normally they would've killed any presidential candidate. But i will say that in the fall. When trump was further behind he basically one mechanic team won the battle against biden. It was surging at the end of the campaign but he did not get over the top or at least so far so i think what you can say is trump and trumpism won the campaign. They lost the election because of the burdens. They had to terry which were too happy to cross the finish line. And let's not forget that in the late up to the election the metric conventional wisdom the polls the pundits. They predicted a democratic sweep. A blue wave washing the republicans out of power capturing the senate and delivering an alleged democratic congressional majority if the democrats did indeed have a clean sweep of the congress and the white house what would radical progressive in the american takes. What would that have made if you had nancy. Pelosi in control of the house and chuck schumer and control. The should i which looks less and less likely now and preston biden into white house. Biden's problem would be the tremendous pressure from the progressive left wing of this party to impose his leftist agenda. The party home to the country in the first two years of his administration. And i think it would be virtually impossible biden to resist the democrats cheap to kill the filibuster. Which would eliminate the ability of the republicans to stop their agenda and we would be off to the races with medicare for all the green new deal statehood for puerto rico statehood for dc. Defunding the cops. Pack the supreme court the whole left wing democratic agenda. They would try to ram through with fifty one votes. In the senate and biden frankly would be restraining force because republicans wouldn't be able to do it if they lost the filibuster in the senate which is what. Barack obama urged the democrats to take away if they win the senate okay now bought and has pasta to sydney electoral college. Votes needed to win the white house now given that it's very hard to prove widespread electoral fraud pat. Why want trump just accept defeat. Here's trump is demanding that he be allowed to play out last play of the deal. Because i think he feels he has been treated horribly by the democrats and the liberals in the press and he's not gonna do them a favour. He's got a right to make sure. The counselor made and certain things happen by certain dates. He's not going to speed up the transition. It's not gonna be a pleasant transition at all. He's going to treat them the way they felt. They treated him when he came in with the russia investigation and all the rest of it. So i think what you're getting is. Trump is looking at upon this if it succeeds is a hostile takeover of the government of the united states. And he is acting to resisted with every legal constitutional weapon. He has so it's This is not a cordial country power at all. Okay but with dany. Before the nineteen sixty presidential election between richard nixon and john f kennedy. That was very taught. There was a lot of speculation about electoral fraud in texas and illinois. And that of course benefited. The democrats won that election now. Apologies for the very scratchy. Sound quality of these vintage news report from sixty years ago. but he's nixon. Your boss pat here. He is at four. Am at republican headquarters. After the election conceding. Defeat to and and results shows come in if the present trend continues If mr kennedy and senator kennedy will be the next president of the united states senators kennedy now. And i want you know that. Certainly this trend has continued and he does become our next president that he will have my. That's richard nixon conceding. Defeat john f. kennedy in nineteen sixty pat buchanan. Why can't trump do a nixon accept defeat graciously that at four am gathering. My wife was present. She worked for richard nixon and the nineteen sixty campaign and travel. The country would and the point is that was a different time in a different country. That america's today america's bitterly divided and one of the contributing factors is the is the belief correct in my view that donald trump was denied. Not only a good transition but donald trump was investigated by the fbi and during the transition. They went after his state of the fbi did and they had a two year investigation beach. Kim they try to defeat him then they tried to overthrow him. And i think trump feels this and he says i established nothing. They can go. I mean they can go too far as i'm concerned and we're going to run this old way out and make sure every ballot is counted and all the towns are accurate. And whether or not we're going to go to court and exercise our rights and we're not going to pretend otherwise that this is a pleasant for easy transfer of power this was a hostile takeover and trump's view. I mean they're campaign run against him former first lady. Michelle obama is already talking about the house and he could and racism and the rest endemic pain in what he come folks voted for. So i think look you gotta divided country and there's no sense pretending otherwise and trump is not gonna gauge any pretense.
MMA: Former UFC champ Tito Ortiz wins city council seat
"You might have missed celebrities and sports stars running for public office is nothing new in a state where Arnold Schwarzenegger and the late Ronald Reagan served time and the governors Ofthis. Now. Another sports star is one a city Council seat. Former star Tito Ortiz was voted into the Huntington Beach City Council yesterday. The 45 year Old City native owns a training gym there and receive just over 14% of the vote between 15 people running for three open seats. Ortiz's vote total was the most among the other candidates. A long time President Trump supporter will serve a four year term and has said he would like to be the mayor of Huntington Beach. Someday. Ortiz has said he believes Covad 19 is just the flu. And that it's a form of population control. He also adds. He's not a doctor Randy
Why White evangelical support for Trump goes beyond his policies
"Faster in front in front of the presidents who is also its virtue. Advisor to presidents and big supporter of them is Dr Robert Jeffress. He may very well be tomorrow night in the White House with the president in their war room, watching election night coverage or wherever they're going to be. A Z was four years ago. Let's continue to our discussion with on our pre election night coverage with Dr Robert Jeffress. Dr Jeffers, Thank you for continuing to step. Stay with me for a little bit longer tonight. Appreciate that. Great to be with you. Tell me this. I gotta lots. Lots of things I want Teo continue to ask you about one of things. I want to ask you. Why should Christians vote? You know, Chris of theologian, Pastor Jon Piper wrote of s a couple of weeks ago. That's gotten a lot of notoriety and basically, he said. Yeah, Biden's guilty of being pro abortion. But Trump is arrogant and being pro abortion and arrogant are both deadly sins. So he's not voting for either one of them and went on to suggest that, you know, staying home and not voting is an option for Christians because nothing in the Bible that mandates that we vote. Well, I mean the arguments absurd. I mean, yes, Arrogance is bad. It's a sand but 40 million People haven't died because of Erica sounds like they have from abortion, the most marginalized group in ours. Society, the unborn, But beyond that, the fact is, we are, I think, mandated to vote and be sure it's true. You don't find voting in the Bible In biblical times, you didn't vote for emperors or rulers. They and their policies were imposed on you. But, you know, John J. The first chief justice of our Supreme Court, said. God has given us the privilege of choosing our leaders. And when you think about it, Chris, that's an amazing thing. We get to choose our leaders. Our leaders choose the policies we live under and buy. Policies. They choose whether we're headed in the direction of righteousness or un righteousness, and if we're really Christian, gentle, Jesus said. Love your neighbour as yourself. We ought to be concerned about the policies not only that we live under, but the policies that others have to live under. We also seek policies and labors that will do the most good or at least the least amount of harm. And that's why people auto, though we have the power to determine the direction of our country bar vote. Dr Jeffers. What has the president done from your perspective? And what will he do if given another four years from a perspective as a in evangelical leader? I'll slash citizen of the country. Well, first of all, you know, evangelicals are Americans, So I mean, we all have some common interest. We're interested in the economy east. I mean, evangelicals like to eat, just like anybody else. We liketo have money that we can give. And so we care about the economy. We care about the national defense, and I think this president has a tremendous record with the economy is well is securing the protection of our nation. But of course, the things evangelicals are best known for carrying about Didn't pardon me or the sanctity of life. Nobody's been more pro life than this president. Yes, we care about the religious liberty. I mean, he cares about religious liberty, not just Americans, but for the entire world. He was the first president. You don't barred me tohave a symposium at the United Nations on religious persecution I attended. It was just unbelievable. And then what he's done with the judiciary. 200 conservative federal judges confirmed with Lifetime appointments. Three now conservative Supreme Court justices. I mean, Chris President Trump has delivered like no other Republican president. The history when it comes to the specific issues. You know what else I was reading Dr Jefferson. The weekend was remind me of one of my friends. Shane Prude who you know whose always speaks in our church is a friend of mine lover man and he's a friend of yours. He came on once until the White House regularly and I read about this and I go. I know someone who is part of this regularly invites. And this doesn't get publicized evangelical leaders young like Shane, and more seasons will say it nicely, right? Very you and other great leaders in the area like Dr Gramm it Ah, in Plano. Etcetera. But, um, e. And behind the scenes invites them listens to them. Ask them what they need. And what their concerns are. Have you ever seen this before? Obscenity of the last four years? I mean, no other president has done this. I mean, I know I have friends that worked at the White House. They worked under Bush, both bushes. They worked out there under Reagan. They said Never has this White House been is open, not just the evangelicals, but people of all faiths. I think the last thing I saw was like 5000 faithful years have been to the White House in the last four years, and he's just unbelievable. Unbelievable. You're one last thing here. Dr Jeffers for let's go and let's get some rest for possible travel to the White House again tomorrow. Your prediction, which whatever you do, maybe you don't want to do it at all. It's find me but just as a personal thing that your prediction and which states do you think are in the bag for trump or or or wants to be concerned, But just from your personal of Thoughts. You know, I'm going to leave that to the pundit. I'm just going to leave it a political expert you I just think it's hard to say I will tell you you have been in communication recently with the senior campaign officials. They feel good about Texas and so well that we'll see if that is well founded, but that some people thought they ought to come to Texas. But they felt like yeah, it will be good, but Let me just say this, Chris in closing. If you're a Christian, a person of faith you need to pray like this entire election depends upon God. But you need to go out and vote tomorrow. If you haven't as if this entire election depends upon you. There you go. And there's there's ah, the Houthi pastor up in D. C. Who, Ah, price praying circles. He's Ah, Forget his name now, Diego Mark Patterson wrote. I read his book, and he talks about his prey like a depends on God and and work like a depends Son used to do both. And that's exactly what you summed up right there. I could not agree with you more. I know the Battersea degrees DEA and Dr Robert Jeffress. Thank you very much. Look forward to your next instalment on the courageous Siri's thatyou're doing, which is fantastic. Check him out at first Dallas dot org's watch online all over the world. Dr. Jeffers, Thank you for coming on tonight.
Control of House and Senate at stake in 2020 election
"Is on fire tonight They are raising money like crazy to take back the Senate and beat President Trump Help me help everybody. I just named Lindsey once assumed to be a reelection shooting Senator Lindsey Graham fears for his South Carolina Senate seat. Graham's worries reflect a broader Republican trend for the GOP currently controls the U. S Senate with a 53 to 45 majority. Polling suggests that Democrats might well sees the Senate on Tuesday. The outcome is likely to depend on 13 key races in 12 States, Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, two races in Georgia, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Montana, North Carolina, South Carolina and Texas. Elena, the as the Palace just discussed Joe Biden and looks like the favorite for the presidency. Basically, the collective massive pundits believe Democrats will secure the House your thoughts on the prospects for Democrats in this final week, pushing through to try and take the Senate as well. If Biden's popular vote of eight and maybe 10 points holds up, That's the kind of mandate that you see that will sweep in the Senate. Pat will wrote, remembers 1980 when Reagan won a landslide and brought in 12 Senate seats. There aren't 12 to be had this time around, but I think they're potentially five and if if The numbers are as promising as they look, It could be more than that, but I'll settle for five. That'll give the five net that will give the Democrats a 50 to lead. But look at Arizona, Martha McSally. Is likely to lose Tio former astronaut Mark Kelly in a state that normally goes Republicans. Now it's a toss up state where Biden has a chance, and Trump goes in there, campaigning and humiliates MC Sally. Says, Okay, you can come up on the stage for one minute and that's all because he's furious at her because in a debate, she was asked if she Has confidence in the president trusts the president on virus or so and she, she wouldn't say, because he's trying to protect your seat. And so what does he do? It just throws her under the bus, and then you look at a Colorado Cory Gardner is going nobody even Basically talks about him potentially win the anymore Ah, heartbreaker. Is it Susan Collins in Maine? Who was a she is the most bipartisan senator. She has really had good relations and in political circles for a long time she's running for her fifth term. She won with 69% of the vote six years ago. But the country is different. Mane is different. She is a very difficult relationship with With Trump. She doesn't really support him, and Republicans don't like her for that. Democrats will forgive her for supporting heaven after the Supreme Court. So anyway, that's if you can run down all they're all they're all only seats are Heartbreakers, actually, for the people who were running into the people are contesting. Okay, Pat. Your thought I do think that I mean, Eleanor is correct. I think if you get a much closer race, and Trump does well in these battleground states And if Trump her had perhaps should win. I think you would cut the Democrat ganged 23 or so and they're going to lose that fellow in Alabama James. I think the Democrats have given him last rites already, So I think you do. It's him and the Republicans would be able to hold the Senate. But again, it looks to me like a abiding Democrat year. If you had to put the house on it, and I'm not gonna put the house on the right that backs. Okay. Of course. That's Alabama. Doug Jones. There demagogue. Jonesy seems to be the only one really in problematic territory, but your thoughts on this out That's right now it's looking very good for the Democrats there. Arizona's certainly you know that Martha McSally and Ah Ah, the sheik. Excuse me, Kelly. I think his example of where Donald Trump's worst enemy is his own fragile ego. Hey, here's a case where my salad could use his help, and he wants to keep that a Republican majority. But the first thing is that she insulted him by not being more enthusiastic on this on the stuff for him, and so she has to pay. And this is just a typical Trumpian reflex that has really done him in right through his presidency. And even I mean, that's right that that Ah Trump had AH, Couple of unfortunate turns, namely, couple of crises that were not of his own, making the way ready to that the Corona virus and the national racial reckoning, But you know, we elect presidents to take care of crises. Be ready for big surprises. That was a very important test that he failed. Okay, show Michael your thoughts. So I think that if vice president buying does win, Tom, I think Democrats would more than likely take the Senate. But what's more interesting is not just the federal racist. Tom. What's even more intriguing, I would argue, are the down ballot races at state legislator legislatures? I believe that Democrats were more than likely when the majorities and and several states which in turn would enable them to redistrict in many, many State, which I would argue would benefit Democrats going into 2024 beyond. And that's in part attributed to demographic changes. Demography has drastically changed electoral maps as we know it, and I think the Republican Party as a whole nationalist somewhat behind and so I think that the ramifications of this election are far greater than the presidency far greater than the U. S. Senate for Republicans, you're talking about seeing several states like a Georgia maybe even a Texas If not now, definitely by 2020 for that air drastically changing from the way they were 10 2025 years ago, two more purple states that air certainly more beneficial and leaning towards Democrats. And that's a recipe for disaster for Republican Party that is still struggling with diverse communities. No,
PJ ORourke and the search for the centre ground
"These last five years or so have been rough going for a lot of people. Among, them have been those who think of themselves as occupants more or less of the middle of the road, the zealous, the bipartisan the consider as of arguments on their own merits compromises count we all just get along is. So. Polarizing have these times being that even some of those who might in less crazed and Febrile Times have been considered ideological out lawyers appear suddenly reasonable. Special. Guest this week is PJ O'Rourke, the journalist foreign correspondent and satirist who made his name as a conservative contrarian in the nineteen eighty, thousand, nine, hundred, ninety s gleefully winding up the liberal subscribers of rolling stone and writing bestselling books including Republican, Party reptile give war a chance and peace kills a rock became if possibly despite himself, the favorite conservative of American liberals being about as much a liberal as American conservatives could stand. His latest book a cry from the farm middle dispatches from the divided land fines rourke. If not exactly standing afford history yelling stop. Then at least flailing gamely at the on rushing tide of dogmatic foolishness with the broom of measured reason and not once does he mangle metaphor nearly as grotesquely that this is the last episode of this program which will be broadcast before a rox fellow Americans make a fairly fundamental decision about what their politics is going to look like from here on can the centre-ground be retaken and is anyone still there? This is the foreign desk. The anarchistic Listrik point of view that is common at the end of the teens in the beginning of the twenties and on for those of us who matured very late. Reality shake you out of that I mean anybody who tells me are an anarchist I'll invite them to revisit Mogadishu with me. Let me show you what anarchy really means. Now non nealer hand is sort of like armed nitwit trump supporters. Maybe should have had a little goal at Northern Ireland back in the eighties. Where that road leads, if you WANNA take that road all the way down to the end of that road Belfast was. Enlightening experience as we're the Balkans and so and saw that light goes to mitigate. Once absolutism and certainly once anarchism knowle's. Page or you welcome to the foreign desk this episode may end up appearing as either the last signal before the ship sinks or the fanfare perhaps of some new door and we need to frame our conversation accordingly indeed find a middle ground which I think is appropriate to certainly the theme of Your New Book the title a cry from the Far Middle Does seem to book in Republican Party. Reptile from Nineteen eighty-seven to an extent. But the question is can the middle ground be made to sound atl sexy and exciting? No. I'm Sir Short Answer. Thank you for joining us. PJ. House that was a quick interview of Frank Answer and a One one been looking for a certain amount of honesty in politics. I just saw something the other day I saw the first honest yard sign that I have seen over here in the states this election campaign, it said settle for Biden. If it weren't for the pandemic I would've gone knocked on their door and give them the big. Hug. But is there a way you think that centrism can be made to sound at all exciting could there be a centrist party reptile. Yeah, it would be very tough, but you know it really I just want to go back to US fighting in our usual way I don't want to put an end to our quarrels with some sort of sweet and mushy kiss on both cheeks wall befriends from now on and forever no I want to go back to a good strong fight between the left and the right. Trouble is to fight has gotten away from the issues. You know the coral it's one of those things like a good old family feud. Coming from an enormous Irish family I am plenty familiar with us. A good family feud where the cause of the the anger is long forgotten and people are just screaming and yelling at each other and threatening each other and misbehaving. In general we want a period where the left and right really had to confront themselves. They had to confront the failure of communism, which is leftism taken to its greatest extreme. The left had to confront the failure of that Ed to confront the failure of their socialist economies in western Europe in in the UK and so on. The right had to then confront the fact that it was much less fund should be empower under Reagan and Thatcher. Then it was to be standing outside pressing your face against window making grievances and obscene gestures and turned out that the free market. Lovely thing though it is, it doesn't solve all our problems magically either so we had to fight that album. It's now been. So long ago since we had those substantive fights that we've forgotten how to argue. So my comparison I don't think actually put this in the book, but missing about sense is that. Are Put aglow arguments have ceased to be real political arguments about real issues as say, no, do we increase the scope of the national health improve its funding and operation or do we modify? It means tested? Give a little larger scope to the private sector Blah Blah. Blah Instead. It's one of those things and anybody who's been in a marriage or partnership it starts out with shall We re Slip Cover the SOFA and it ends up with, and then there was a woman you were flirting with that party in Nineteen ninety-one to which the other half of the partnership response I hate your mother I'd never settled out but I hate your mother, you know. And here we are
HOw Has White Supremecy Changed In The US
"V Colorado US presidential election campaign which draws to a merciful conclusion. Four days from now has been such a circus that events which would have defined. Other contests have been swiftly forgotten among those wells the thwarting earlier this month of an apparent plot by far right still styled militiamen to kidnap Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the subsequent discovery of links between those alleged conspirators and of the white supremacist groups. This is a cohort which has been repeatedly. Nodded and winked at from the highest pulpit in the land. These last four years. What happens in the next four? Whatever happens on Tuesday well earlier I spoke to Kathleen, Balu Assistant Professor of US history at the University of Chicago and offer of bringing the war home, the white power movement and paramilitary America I began by asking Kathleen how the white supremacist movement has changed between the nine, thousand, nine hundred, and now there's two differences in what's happening in the nineteen eighties and forward one is at the violence. This movement is interested in carrying out is explicitly anti-state they want to overthrow the federal government. So this is one of the reasons that I think white nationalist as a term can be confusing the nation and white nationalism nineteen eighty-three is not the united. States, it is the Irian Nation and they're imagining a fundamental overthrow of the country and all of its democratic practices. So the other thing that's different is that this movement is bringing together a lot of different people in every way but race, it is an. Incredibly, diverse social movement. We're talking about a whole bunch of different sub sections of white supremacists thinking. So this is the first time in the nineteen eighties. The we see a unification between clansmen, neo-nazis skinheads, radical tax resisters, posse comitatus members, and then in the early nineteen nineties, we start to see militia members in these groups as well. Now, all of that is emblematic of a movement that has taken a page from earlier. American. History. So it it it borrows from the opportunism of earlier clan mobilizations, but it's Very different in its deadly intent and in the number of people is able to bring together in this new set of sort of violent belief systems. If you consider its car numbers and its current firepower, how is impossible to quantify how dangerous these movements are obviously, we had seen in recent weeks the apparent thwarting of a plot to kidnap Governor Gretchen Whitmer Michigan but is that an it's a depressing thought but is that likely a straw in the wind will there be more of that sort of thing not. Only will there be more, but that story is already proving to be more than it looked at first glance. There were reports today that members of the base, which is an underground paramilitary wide power group have been arrested in connection to that plot. So already, we're seeing cross group organization and were seeing how this is working in network much the way it did in the nineteen eighties. So one of the most important things that people can do a to understand what this is an to combat it is simply To connect these stories with one another, it's very easy especially in a news cycle when people feel so buffeted with information at all times and sort of feel under attack by their own news feeds, I think it's very difficult to do the work of paying attention but it it's absolutely critical here because it's not just about the group that tried to kidnap Governor Whitman it's about the the connections between that group. The proud boy is Adam often in the base boo-boys, there are many of these groups on. The scene now now to your question about numbers, this is a very difficult one I'm not sure we even have an accurate headcount for the earlier movement, and that's where we have the the most consistent set of archival materials. As a historian. I'm very reluctant to make specific claims about the movement right now because I don't have my sources together yet and I won't have them for another ten or twenty years but what we know from reading the history and from reading the news. So in other words, what the? That history gives us can show us is that we have every reason to be concerned about further activity and escalating violence. This is a movement that is intent on mass casualty attacks that has used not just voter intimidation, but all kinds of other violent means over years and that has been organizing in this way quite effectively for decades. If not generations, this is not a new problem and it's not something that will go away quickly and the other thing is that this is a movement that is organized around sell style action much. Like a group in in radical Islamic terror would would work mix up that this group has been doing that since nineteen eighty-three, they're very, very good at it because they use cell style organization, there's not a great correlation between rising size of group membership lists and rising capacity for violent action. Because if you're trying to carry out an act of style terror, you're not interested in two thousand people who are going to come out on Saturday and March Down Main Street. You're interested in six people who are willing to detonate a bomb. So the difference is sometimes what we see is a shrinking of membership before an intense surge and violence I'm very concerned that that's where we are now and I think you know the people who do have archival information for the present day moment are saying the same thing. So I'm hearing this from people in the FBI people at Department of Homeland Security who have access to surveillance documents. I'm hearing this from people at the southern poverty law center and other watchdog groups who? Spend their time monitoring white power and militia TV, online, and most of hearing this from people who work in de radicalization trying to help people out of the movement everyone is sounding the alarm bell right now, everyone is running up the red flag and I think you know you don't have to listen to me. I'm just a historian, but I think everyone is calling everyone they can think of to to sort of try to get people to pay attention to this very grave situation. Hunch they're bringing an acceleration in the momentum of these groups because of if obviously radically different reasons the last two presidents you had the the fact of a black president of the United States, which clearly a number of people had a significant problem with and he's followed by a president who is to put it charitably equivocal in his condemnation of these groups. Yes. Absolutely and we're seeing a very clear relationship between political rhetoric and extremist action is that to price do you think can be put back in the tube night at all? That's a good metaphor for it. I usually say we can't on ring the bell. Exactly the problem right because you know if you take something like the president's remarks in the first debate about calling the proud boys to quote stand back and stand by even if you take the most generous interpretation of his remarks and say, okay, perhaps perhaps he was fed that group name and he doesn't know who they are perhaps he meant to tell them. To stand down even if we take all of that as given I think that there is a very real problem i. in the fact that it's not just the proud boys who heard that as a paramilitary call to readiness there are many other underground groups like the Bass Lake the guys in Michigan who heard that call as the call to action. And there's another problem of even in the case of activists who right now support the president. There's no indication that he has the power to call these people off. Once he has ignited away of violence as I said, this is a movement that has been expressly anti-government for many many years, and this is a strange thing about the United States that it has since the Vietnam war been. Very possible to hold the position in the United States of being anti government and pro president or pro-military or pro cop at the same time I mean we see Ronald Reagan making statements about how the government is the problem not the solution while he is the head of the government. So that sort of gymnastics act of balancing that since a fracture is not a problem for people here. So, there is a way that you can be pro trump right now and still be dedicated to violent overthrow of the state down the road or at some present moment and another note of caution is just the last time that this movement became very deadly setting off the string of events that led to the Oklahoma City bombing, and you know the the most horrific mass casualty attack for the United States between Pearl Harbor Nine Eleven. The last time that happened was not under a leftist administration it was under Reagan and it was because activists in this movement saw Reagan's perceived moderation as a sign. that. Political means could never deliver the kind of change that they wanted. Even Reagan was not offering what they wanted, which was reestablishment of Jim Crow Segregation or reinstatement of slavery or establishment of a white homeland things like this were much too radical for mainstream politics. So there's a real chance that even trump will hit align where it's too extreme for him. I mean even trump is not talking about reestablishing slavery and at that point I think there might be a wave of dissatisfied people if he's re-elected who are interested in mass casualty attacks just finally is there an aspect of this which is? Not just or perhaps beyond politics and beyond even race it strikes me just looking at the. Way in which the members of these movements present themselves, there's this strange cartoonish idea of masculinity in play. You know it is a very masculine movement, but it turns out that both in the earlier movement and today women are incredibly important to this activism You don't always see that in the public facing part of what they're doing. But in the period of my study, there's a whole bunch of women who are sort of forming the social network holds these people together and really makes possible violent action and they're doing everything from publishing their own newspapers to running their. Own Auxiliary groups to driving getaway cars and disguising people when they're on the Lam and even as they're doing all that they are saying things like I'm not an activist I'm not political I would never seek a leadership role because you know within this worldview out sweat good womanhood looks like but however you cut it women are incredibly important here and we would be foolish to think that those deep social interactions aren't part of what is sustaining this groundswell. I'm just you're just finally finally and feel free if you like to to refuse to gaze into a crystal ball but. How do you see this playing out in the next? Well, the next few weeks I if the polls are correct and Donald Trump does lose office on Tuesday. Well I, think everyone in the United States. Approaching all polls with a degree of caution from now on for. Immediate. Historical reasons. My concern here is that there is no mental picture that I can paint. There's no series of events that I can see that would make someone at this point with this set of social pressures with this worldview simply put down the weapons and go home and say, okay, well, we lost this round. It's time to go do some democratic change somewhere else. So my concern is that if trump is while if biden is elected, I think that these activists will not only be frustrated and rally look for mass casualty are opportunities if trump. Is elected I think that one ends game has to do with them, feeling dissatisfied and turning to mass casualty attacks in route to overthrowing the government. Again, as they've been doing for quite a long time, another route would be a continuation of sort of this Lincoln in an odd slash outright calling to arms line of rhetoric I mean there's a way that groups like this and other contexts have become strike forces and death squads for authoritarian regimes and there we can look to southern America and central, America for many examples of how that's happened. All all three of these are threats to Americans and to our democracy. So I think it is a very bleak time for people who pay attention to this particular part of the American political life. But was Kathleen Blues speaking to me earlier, Kathleen's book bring the war home the white power movement and paramilitary America is published by BELKNAP.
Dallas ME confirms body in car was missing Fort Worth grandmother
"The Dallas County Medical Examiner has confirmed the body found in a car and cook County this week is that of a 70 year old Fort Worth grandmother who went missing in July. Carolyn Riggins, last known location was the taiga. Road Bingo hall on July 11th, where she had won money hunters came across her Lincoln Town car in a wooded area. The cause of death has not yet been determined. Family members say that Reagan suffered memory loss after a stroke years ago and often got lost while driving.
Dealing With Pilot Drug Tests
"Professional pilots, we have to deal with drug tests sometimes on a random basis, sometimes on a preemployment basis and you may be wondering how this all got started. Well, we have some. We have some druggies to thank. There was an accident in one, thousand, nine, hundred, Eighty, eight, and I have a link to the action report in our show coach. Accident in Durango Colorado Trans Colorado Airlines flight twenty, two, eighty, six, crashed during an approach. Now is the CO pilot who was flying. He was a not very competent co-pilot who had an alcohol problem, but alcohol was not a factor in this crash the captain. had been reportedly using cocaine about ten hours before the flight, his girlfriend related to. Others that they had been doing cocaine together although she refused to speak to the accident board. So as a result of this president, Reagan signed. A bill. That required alcohol and drug testing of people in the transportation business, and that includes of course pilots. So there's going to be background screening and drug testing of all airline employees and what they test for is marijuana cocaine opiates. PCP amphetamines. And you have to take that test prior to getting employed, and then you have to periodically take it on a random basis as a pilot or as as another worker. For example, ground school instructors, air traffic control workers, aircraft dispatchers, a nation mechanics. Flight attendants, flight instructors and ground security people they all have to drug test. So now you've heard me say this before if you are interested in recreational drugs like when you're on vacation or it's a few days off or something like that, you might want to consider getting into a different industry because you need to be drug free the rest of your life while you're an airline worker or airline pilot. So you can decide I know marijuana is legal here in Colorado, for example, and. During during the long shut down for Covid may be some people here in Colorado were tempted to to try it because it'll get out of your system and a few weeks. Not a good idea. You can be tested drug testing on a random basis at anytime. I remember when I was a a simulator instructor. At Boeing I had a call one day said you have to go to such and such an address and be drug tested and you have to show up within I? Think they gave me an hour to get to that location. So, I drove to that location and I already had to I had to pee pretty bad when I got there and wouldn't you know it? There was this one facility and there were a dozen people ahead of me in line it was a very painful weight and then I finally. Got Scene and and gave my specimen. But if I had if I had said, well, just can't go or. I just don't want to do it now or it's not convenient for me that would have been the same as refusing the test, which is basically for all practical purposes the same as failing test. There are lots of things in the regulation that talk about. About how they treat you if you refuse or fail a test, it's not the total end of your career, but there are some it may be or it may not be depending on your circumstances. I suppose if you're driving to the testing facility and you get in the car car accident or something that would be a legitimate reason to not show up other than that, you need to go and be tested when they tell you on a random basis, it's time to take a test. So when I was a united airlines as a as a captain on the triple seven, there were several times when I. was randomly drug tested upon arriving back at Kennedy from a Tokyo flight. And I had no no apprehension about taking drug test what I had an apprehension about was it might delay me and I might miss my commuter flight back to. DENVER. So united, they would send this message prior to our descent telling us that we're going to be drug tested, which is a really neat thing for the company to do because typically at the top of the. Sent. Before you start your descent, everybody goes to the bathroom and then after you land, you might not need to go again for a while. So they gave us a little forewarning and then when you land in a case like that, there's someone from from management who meets the crew and escorts them to the to the drug testing facility, which is at the
"reagans" Discussed on The Michael Berry Show
"War European theater on that brick it's like two hundred and fifty dollars and into brick will be placed. At St Mary Lee's there the airborne, museum for all to see on their walkways building to building the building with doing that now for a year or two, and it really is is wonderful when these when these people go back to Normandy and they see their brick and they see their name on it, it's unbelievable and and those who don't know someone can actually donate two hundred and fifty dollars to the Reagan Legacy Foundation putting the whole memory of brick project. Trust me we have lots of names we can put on those bricks people do it, and then we put those bricks in the ground and it's wonderful. Any profits from those bricks from the two hundred fifty dollars go to supply scholarships to the young men and women serve a board the USS Ronald Reagan. You note in a piece that you wrote. When Ronald Reagan won the presidential election in nineteen eighty there were fifty six democracies in the world. When he left office in January of eighty nine, there were seventy, six by ninety four there were one, hundred, fourteen, this explosion freedom and democracy was a dream Ronald Reagan's and a historic achievement of his presidency that was a truly hetty Tom for the world. Wasn't it? Oh absolutely was when he came in as president back in nineteen eighty you really look at what was going on with the cold or what was going on you know with Russia and and what have you the Berlin Wall was up there was so many. So many people behind that of freedom is what people wanted, but they couldn't get to it and even the way that presidents before talk about it. You know it was really well, I stood up and said, you know this is really important to me even but his was you know the people around him who didn't want to give the tear down this wall speech, you give the evil empire speech, you know He. With his heart, what was right?.
"reagans" Discussed on The Michael Berry Show
"We. Stand. On a lonely windswept point on the northern shore of France. The air is soft but forty years ago at this moment. The air was dense with smoke and the cries of men. And the air was filled with the crack of rifle fire in the roar of cannon. At dawn on the morning of the sixth of June nineteen, forty four. Two hundred and twenty-five Rangers jumped off the British landing craft and ran to the bottom of these cliffs. Their mission was one of the most difficult daring, the invasion. To climb these share and desolate cliffs and take out the enemy guns. The allies had been told that some of the mightiest of these guns were here and they would be trained on the beaches to stop the allied advance. The Rangers looked up and saw the enemy soldiers the edge of the cliffs shooting down at them with machine guns and throwing grenades. And the American Rangers began to climb. They shot rope ladders over the face of these cliffs and began to pull themselves up. When one ranger fell, another would take is place when one rope was cut arranger ranger would grab another and begin his climb again. They climbed shot back and held their footing. Soon one by one, the rangers pull themselves over the top and seizing the firm land at the top of these cliffs,.
"reagans" Discussed on WBBM Newsradio
"Our Here's w B bm is Jennifer Kipper. Good morning, Cisco and everyone coming up this midday antibodies in this age, of course. But how long do they last? We'll talk about consumer prices and inflation. The buffet effect. How long can cove it live on some surfaces and common surfaces, and a new report suggests one in five Americans could be out of money by Election Day, also its stock picker Monday a couple of suggestions from an investing pro All that and more this midday and on the noon business, our Cisco thanks Jennifer will be tuning in Wcbm news time 9 38 traffic and weather together on the eight sponsored by four seasons, heating air conditioning and plumbing. Here's bowed Iran. He's got himself some brake lights on the Dan Ryan inbound past 31st up into the burning or change. We had an earlier minor crash just before the Ryan just before the Eisenhower ramp. Looks like that crash has been cleared. 23 minutes from 95th into downtown on the Dan Ryan. No outbound delays to report the Edens. Okay, both in and out the Kennedy on the in bound side. Just a bit self from Randolph to the burn interchange. So you're looking at 22 minutes from O'Hare to downtown in 12 minutes. Tripping from the junction, the outbound Kennedy's fine Eisenhower. No inter outbound delays on the Stevenson No problems to report just 30 minutes from 3 55. Minutes in from the tri state. The outbound side of I 55 you're good on I 57 on the Bishop Ford. No problems. Lakeshore Drive is looking good north and South bound on the tri state tollway, no North bound problems. Just the ramp to the outbound to nineties a bit slow, but the main line of the Tri states looking fine. No South found it lays out all the Jane Adams and the Reagans hallways are both clear. 3 55 south bound from North Avenue past Roosevelt. There's road work in the right lane scheduled until six. No North bound delays. The Rod 53 is all right. No, I 80 80 94 or I 65 problems on the Indiana toll road. You're looking good. In the Chatham neighborhood. 17th Street blocked both directions west of Cottage Grove. We have some police activity in the area so you might want to use cottage Grove itself to get around it. Next traffic report at 9 48, NewsRadio, 78 and 15.9 found w bbmak you whether it.
Solving Health Challenges Through Research and Collaboration
"Let's start with. Sharon who has not been here before we usually like to struck these podcasts by talking to our guests about specifically what they do and how did they get their sort of talking to the public about how does one become professor of medicine or a division director of nephrology or interested in the research that you do. So I started in research when I was in a froggy fellow at the University of Chicago. I was motivated to be honest by a patient on dialysis who kept having bleeding into their shoulder joint that I had to actually remove the blood for her to be able to use her arm on a weekly basis, and this was due to a rare disease that patients on dialysis get that deposits in the bone called amyloidosis. So that made me start doing research on bone learning about bone I worked in someone's. Lab and then when I came to. INDIANA. University in thousand hundred two I came really because of the strength of the Bone Research Group at Indiana University? Not Necessarily in the nephrology division from there I have held a lot of different administrative positions. I am kind of an organizer and get things done type person. So it comes pretty naturally to be able to put all that together. I could say I've been truly doing. Translational, research since my fellowship, as I hadn't during my fellowship, a clinical research paper and a basic science lab paper published in one year. So sometimes I feel like the word translational isn't really new and novel, but I'm happy that people are finally understanding that when you do something in the lab, you ought to be thinking about who the patient is. That would benefit from this at least some point in their life. So can I get you talk a little bit more about that like what do you? What do you think translational research is because I'd agree with you it it does seem like one of those things that people are treating soften is it's a new thing but it is it. So how what does it mean to you? So it should mean that there ought to be a potential and the back of your head. As to where this was going to go at some point in the future I truly believe there is an important area for research just to do research to understand, for example, and identify new and novel gene, and what does that gene do on the other hand translational means that you actually go from a patient and you work backwards to try to figure out what makes that patient tick? What makes them have this? Disease, what makes them prone to this disease? Both of those kind of approaches from science perspective are absolutely needed. But the whole emphasis of the he sl is really to actually take discoveries into humans and overtake humans back to bench discovery so that we improve their health to see this as something that doesn't do that. There needs to be a focus or we just sort of doing more no I think the difference between. That and very focused research is that in order to really cover that spectrum, you have to have collaboration you have to actually have other people who can work on different pieces of that Longitudinal plan again from patient back to bencher bench to patient, and so it is hard for someone to do all of those facets and so you have to have this ability or desire to get there and you need to collaborate. And that's really what the chess is all about. It creates an infrastructure that people can go to so that they can understand how to take that part that they're doing in that trajectory and make it happen. Can you give me some hard examples of some of the work for structure talking about? Yeah, I mean this is I. It is absolutely fabulous and I give talks and visit places all around the country and. We are truly one of the best and most advanced CPS I in my book from start to finish, you have an idea you think might actually be a drug down the road. We are working to try to figure out how we can actually benefit people who are not sure if it's going to be good. So connecting them with the right people to understand drug discovery, we then want to know if you're doing. An animal work is that gene that you're studying that protein actually present in humans because there's a lot of discrepancy in animal models of human disease, and so we have a giant bio bank samples that people can gain access to to actually measure the DNA and try to understand the Hamas between an animal and human, and then if you do have something and you have an idea and you want to implement a Clinical Research Study, do you need to know how many patients you have? So we have a connection where the Reagan streep data set to help to feasibilities. Do these people that you think exist really exist? Is there something unique about them that you need to know who the people are that you want to study, and then we have a pool of trained research coordinators and infrastructure setup to actually conduct clinical research and? Then from there, we have an ability to help people learn how to communicate how to publish how to write a grant. Harman's all these other things through our professional education opportunities the whole beauty and the fun of research is that it's never a dull moment. So every day you think you're going to be studying this and something send you to a tangent and you go wait a minute maybe I should be doing that. And that's how you end up needing collaborators and resources and methods and infrastructure to learn how to do it. Otherwise, you lose those tangents and discoveries are errors initially and someone takes a different look at it from a different viewpoint and they turn it into something really positive.
"reagans" Discussed on The Black Guy Who Tips Podcast
"The Hollywood punishes outspoken people would are you being outspoken about because Mel Gibson is still fucking Gibson in whoever else it woody being outspoken about. I, think the thing that is on our side. Is that no matter okay? We know the reality of what Hollywood is made up of these people like that white woman CEO at Sony or I don't know it's made up of these people were not surprised. And even when you think about somebody like a Harvey Weinstein is a Democrat. He lived to the people that you're dealing with. These look good is that you want to work with you? Know but I think the thing that is on our side. Is that even if it's bullshit? We want to be able to say we are liberal. We are progressive. We're at. We are amplifying marginalized voices even if it's bullshit, so. Time way in the whole world is like you need to put the. We need to put your feet to the fire and see what it is. The good side of history because of the whole pr what Hollywood is, they want to do better will. We will see, but the PR of Hollywood is that they're not the Republicans Robbins do not want to hang out with these people they are, you know Barack Obama, and like weren't we get to hang with man Michelle and all people, so it is in their best interest to WANNA keep pushing. The culture forward but they're not gonNA do it easily. We GonNA have to literally kick the ASS a hallway. Yeah, you. have to be shared because the twice as hard stuff. We did I ruin for the day when I. She can be Kinda wagged. Necessary quality. We can be mediocre. And and for me is maybe on the outside looking in. It's very frustrating when we do. We have so much black content like when we were growing. We didn't have as much content as we do right now. You having Landa insecure like you name all these different shows coming on different networks cable and all that stuff. You know all the Black Ish. And it's funny, though how people complain about stuff, even things, it's mediocre. JACOMB PLOWS I. It's not it's the quantity when we could be mediocre is. We have bad stuff, and it just be bad, and it's Ok like best part of the equation so much about their even having blacks, even having black stuff. That's not for you is progress. Yes, yes, taking awhile it's taken awhile for people's minds to adjust and I do think is GonNa Happen One day. You know because we obviously you never see this kind of pressure on my show. Like now why people shows like melrose place, none of us are like, but what about the middleclass working white Americans who don't have representation beverly, hills nine oh two one like that's just fine for the new that and hopefully we're getting close to that because there's so much content now, and there's so many ideas, and then I noticed that there is a pressure. On black people weather like Reagan you're going into producing directing right, and then there's this pressure right?.
"reagans" Discussed on 103.5 KISS FM
"Or go this this guy the Reagans dating for three months it's good enough for three months but he has an opinion on much what do you do eight five five five nine one one oh three five Selena Gomez the schools are not helpful the first thing you would do service can you sing off key because it was the seven to nine you when it was you the show I think it was easy and if you you.
"reagans" Discussed on The Dollop with Dave Anthony and Gareth Reynolds
"At the nineteen eighty six centenary rededication of the Statue of Liberty the Reagans are sitting next to a French president Mitterrand and his wife on the state Bob Hill says quote I just heard that the Statue of Liberty has aids did I mention twenty five thousand people are dead twenty five thousand I know this story by the way I just heard that the statute of Liberty has aids but she doesn't know if she got it from the mouth of the Hudson or the Staten Island Ferry Oh my God the TV cameras show the Reagans heads going back and laughing as the Mitterrand's look appalled Oh Thank God although I will look that yes that was awful Bob Hope's daughter read him the riot act on that and subsequently win back on TV and was like you know what was wrong to do that he actually apologized okay expressed regret and a chance of rain and a change of opinion wow his daughter lanes like Bob sit down here this I think you have to at some point you gotta realize old people are old and they're doing a thing and then if they changed good yeah Eh shitty that he said that yes but it's horrible yeah but unlike Ron he was like Oh fuck I didn't know that he had an actual change yes whereas there's somebody in the in the late sixty did something and all these people look like an army thing and they're like how can you do this during Vietnam and he actually was I didn't think about that just like comedians today exactly so we've all fucking babies so Ronald Longtime Friend and advisor Roy Cohn debates the Reagans nakos funeral by nineteen ninety seven the total number the AIDS cases in the US was fifty thousand huddle dead forty thousand eight hundred and forty nine and he's still cutting the funding and all the heating and for uh he asked her amount of funding and yeah we're going to double that like he just Reagan's ex director of the office of Management and budget releases a book and surp- is printed in Newsweek Ronald portrayed as clueless in in a description of the secretary of defense is defending his huge military the budget by showing Ronald Cartoon drawings of soldiers in different states of preparedness no no.
"reagans" Discussed on HistoryDojo
"Really on the way anywhere else. It's famous for the white violence against black equality and with that his backdrop ronald reagan launched his national campaign paid for president in one thousand nine hundred seventy six it was speculated that ronald reagan's call states rides in in philadelphia mississippi in the face of the national civil rights legislation that was passed in the sixties while standing where whites had murdered ordered civil rights workers was argued to represent bias in south african americans sander who <unk> who wrote a groundbreaking analysis ronald reagan's war on drugs in her book. The new jim crow wrote the following. When reagan town where three civil rights workers workers were murdered in nineteen sixty four he assured the crowd quote i believe in states' rights and quote and promised to restore states states and local riot local governments the power that properly belongs them according to the new jim crow and i encourage you to go to who history dojo dot logging find the show notes for today's show and use the link to follow to amazon where you can buy yourself. A copy of michelle alexander's woods interest excellent book the new jim crow. It's mac amended reading one that i think you'll be grateful you ran and and and if you follow our league you'll the support our work here in history was well so check out michelle zander's book the new jim crow and and and use are linked to get us a little bit of support along the way so ronald reagan's credits promptly alleged that he was signaling a racial message to his audience suggesting an allegiance with those who resisted desegregation but reagan firmly denied it forcing liberals into a position that would soon become familiar. They're arguing that something is racist but finding it impossible to prove in the absence of explicitly racist language because he didn't say anything racists they could argue states rides however this tape beans. It's no longer impossible to prove. Riggins sounds racist. Intentions is now impossible to deny them. The right to discriminate against negroes consider this also ronald reagan oppose the civil rights act of nineteen sixty four and the voting rights act from nineteen sixty five when he was running for governor of california in nineteen sixty six reagan criticized the fair housing act which made it illegal to sell order aw to rent housing based on color reagan said that time quote if an individual wants to discriminate against ends negroes or others in selling or renting his house is his right to do so and quote because reagan did not shy what did not say that he would discriminate because he didn't say he would discriminate his supporters have rejected this assist evidence that he harbored by us himself after all he was speaking about other people defending the rights of others but that was then and this tape removes any doubt that he was talking about himself as well apartheid instead of this reagan refused to support sanctions against the south africa the white south african government defending the most blatantly racist regime in the world. It was only over his veto. It congress passed sanctions on south africa reagan's defenders would argue that reagan was not a racist but a free trader trying to influence south african the south african government through trade policy sanctions however would limit limit the power of the american trade with south africa and the power to influence the regime. His supporters argued however this tape calling africans monkeys makes it clear ronald reagan when support the white south african government government reagan is infamous however for his repeated lying about african americans specifically an african american american woman who abused the welfare system the welfare queen reagan story about about the welfare queen fed into white frustration over advancements by african americans stemmed from the civil rights movement. Michelle alexander describes this in her book. The new jim crow what of reagan's favorite and most often repeated anecdotes was the story of chicago. Go welfare queen with eighty names thirty addresses twelve social security cards who's tax free income alone is is one hundred and fifty thousand dollars is real quotes from ronald reagan. This story was completely made up however however there's no doubt to it whatsoever well of course there are abuses of every system to lay them at the feet and in welfare queen from chicago is representative of how ronald reagan viewed abuses of government institutions. I see many conservatives. Today wouldn't care if the president completely made a story stories about minorities conservatives today believe the lies of donald trump are a good example of conservatives that then more willing to believe the lies ronald reagan and probably the same reason ronald reagan's supporters were looking for facts but rather they were looking for a champion who could placate their fears and justify their bigotry shallow zander explains the dog whistle media reagan's welfare queen in her book the new jim jim crow. She's she writes the term welfare. Queen became a not so subtle code for lazy greedy black ghetto mother food stamp program in turn was a vehicle to let quote some fellow ahead of you by t-bone steaks stake quote while you were standing in a checkout line with your package a hamburger see there. It is the comparison the eyes of whites blacks. Were getting ahead at their expense begins with reagan. It is believed that africans it's an african americans were less than whites there thus describing them as monkeys this begins ronald reagan's rise to prominence his use of the welfare queen analogy and it was placated upon an imagined reality not supported by facts but by racism and feelings of displacement among whites. It's after the civil rights movement. A legacy under review reagan used these unthinking followers to storm storm into the white house and remained many policies that reverse the gains of the nineteen sixties and reduced african americans back to second class status. This is a legacy that needs recording and the next generation should rightly know this about one of the most popular the president of the twentieth century he was racist. Consider the changing perspective now on reagan's war on drugs. Today it was widely seen as a great error one that destroyed families cities and inflicted generations of damage the responsibility for that needs to be laid at the base of any monument to ronald reagan michelle alexander explains how the war on drugs dugs was also based on reagan's racial agenda in october of nineteen eighty two. She writes in her book. The new jim crow president reagan officially announced his administration's more on drugs at the time he declared this new war less than two percent scent of the american public view drugs as the most important issue facing the nation. This fact was known deterrent to reagan the war on drugs was from the outset little to do with public concern about drugs and much to do with public concern about outrace by waging a war on drugs and dealers and users reagan it made good on his promise to crack down on the racially defined others meaning the undeserving the minorities african african americans who ronald reagan refers to his monkeys with a new tape now confirming the ronald reagan beauty africans and african americans monkeys is a good time for a national examination of his legacy while rig was a racist who use race to rise to power from that position and from the presidency actively worked against the success of millions of americans who happen to be of a different skin in color than his own ronald reagan a.
"reagans" Discussed on HistoryDojo
"A whistle that is so high in pitch that humans can't hear it. Only dogs folks can hear a dog whistle that makes it an analogy for any message. They can only be heard by a certain group of people in reagan's case his message was understood to be racist against african americans by his supporters <music> who wanted to prevent the gains from the civil rights movement from continuing into the nineteen eighties recently eh in reagan's case this message was one that he did not up until the release of this most recent audiotape okay from the nixon presidential library. The shocking revelation that ronald reagan was openly racist is something that historians need to use in every conversation about the legacy of this man. The revelation is that ronald reagan reagan was a racist and he held hostile us towards african americans the evidence however comes from reagan's own expression <hes> about african delegates to the united nations which he called them monkeys reagan's dog whistle politics six however at the time when he was using this word in conversation with president richard nelson was also very controversial when ronald reagan was rising to national prominence as the former governor of california who is seeking the nomination the nation of the republican party for president in the nineteen eighties nineteen seventies and the nineteen eighties in it lap any specific <unk> references to race on its face. Mama megan's assertion of free markets and states rights were always wins defensible because they never specifically said anything derogatory about african americans in fact now that we understand ronald reagan to be racist we can see that his policies were in fact designed to undermine african african americans and to limit their success in our society the problem however was the supporters of ronald reagan could <hes> support these raises policies and refuse to engage in any discussion of how they were detrimental to african americans they would deny that these policies were racist because we're already argued that they were about states rights or free market economics because he never actually actually said anything racist. The defense was couldn't be racist. Now we know he's been saying things that were racist list so that defense no longer stands this when reagan was talking about states rides and free market economics ed made him the welcome savior anyone who welcomed <hes> who opposed equality for african americans and wanted to maintain the status quo the state's rights meant white bites white supremacy anyone who wanted to maintain white americans in a position superior to african americans saw ronald reagan is their hero and yet he routinely average ratings. He seemed while he served in office between nineteen eighty. One and nineteen eighty nine reagan's job approval ratings weightings in his first years in office were hurt by the bad economy and the last years of his administration were marred by the negative fallout from what became known as the iran contra affair nevertheless americans have more recently upgraded their retrospective approval of the job oh he did as president and now routinely think of reagan as one of the nation's more outstanding presidents reagan had appeared appeared in the top ten of gallup's annual most admired men list more than three hundred times more often than any other person except evangelist billy graham unquote this is interesting and important but recently a recording appalled reagan when richard nixon has surfaced it shows us that despite always rejecting acting any criticism of his racism reagan wasn't fat of blake racist. Someone who sought to prevent the equality of african americans americans monkeys from africa consider this from the atlantic magazine the day after the united nations voted to recognize the people's republic of china then california governor ronald reagan telephone richard should nixon at the white house and vented his frustration at the delegates who had cited against the united states and here is here's the quote pay attention. This is ronald reagan speaking quote last night. I tell you to watch that thing on television. As i did reign inside yeah nixon interjected reagan continues to see those those monkeys <music> from african countries damn them. They're still uncomfortable wearing shoes. This gave nixon huge laugh laugh well. That's it from the atlantic but that is essentially what ronald reagan said those monkeys from african countries trees. They're still uncomfortable wearing shoes. There's no way to spin that. There's no way to defend that. It's racist. It's it's racist to its core because he said before he was president. It's hard to argue that he was raised as before he became president and then suddenly elite was not racist as president. If this was how ronald reagan viewed african americans then all of his policies have to reflect this this view you can't divorce one piece of the man in the larger legacy of the president the outburst by reagan was considered the representative of ronald reagan and a large portion of his followers at the time you see according to the tape dixon understood riggan to be racist and held that his views were important with racists across the country who are motivated to oppose civil rights and the civil rights movement not coincidentally nixon made his own campaign nineteen seventy-two focused on gaining the support of these other racist americans since if you're interested in learning more about the words of ronald reagan as they relate to his own racist policies. I have left the audio file on the show notes for today's show that you can listen to where ronald reagan discusses his use of <hes> the very famous very racist <hes> image of the welfare queen. What's all talk about fairly soon. You should go to history join. Check out so you can hear the words of ronald reagan coming from his own mouth describing what is widely considered to be dog whistle politics using race to communicate gained his orders while being able to deny that he's racist the atlantic continues to describe what ronald reagan said and the reactions of president nixon it goes goes on like this. The president wanted his patrol his patrician secretary of state. That's nixon's secretary of state understand that reagan spoke oh for racist americans and they needed to be listened to quote. You know that's a typical reaction which is probably quite strong. Nixon said you see the reaction against africans and african americans was very strong after the civil rights movement and the ability to get the support of those outraged i want americans was something that the republican party has made a key feature of every presidential election since richard nixon knowing that with dog whistle politics the republican party can get the support of every american who opposed african american equality the conversation between ronald reagan and richard nixon is the beginning of an awareness of the racist way <music> of the republican party which today has become the party donald trump a new smoking gun john while this terrible language is damning evidence of racism by ronald rate is important for the larger significance significance that it casts upon the actions of reagan as president for years critics of reagan contended that his administration was biased against african americans americans the arguments were strong with circumstantial evidence but lactate smoking gun the newly released conversation with it's clearly racist language provides the contention that as president reagan was deliberately biased ryan against a specific group of americans because of the color of their skin newly released conversation therefore kassab paul across the entire legacy of reagan state's rights consider the following mome reagan announced his candidacy for the presidency in philadelphia mississippi where three civil rights workers this had been murdered by the k._k._k..
"reagans" Discussed on HistoryDojo
"Podcast series researcher historian and teacher in residence at uncut walk day going to be looking back the legacy of one of the most popular presents the twentieth century ronald the president is celebrated by pundits policy wonks promoting free market ideology. Eh deregulating the american economy his tough form halsey was lauded from getting tough on communism and revitalizing analyzing america's stature in the world especially after the vietnam era failures of the nineteen sixties deed read the two thousand sixteen republican presidential primaries. Everyone seventeen nominee cited ronald reagan as their idea or an ideal president and your times. I'm however for in the latest ronald reagan to evaluate things in this time the benefit of time and his historians actually to reevaluate history always seeking a fresh understanding standing of the house to help us understand present time this is what makes history or and as history the living subject it's useful in that way because everyone can make sense of the partisan by giving context and understanding to pass ah when you see reagan's legacy you understand our current situation in a new way this also pisses people off people don't like it when history reflects badly on the heroes of their past the the personal connection that many people have with ronald reagan makes his legacy a reflection on them and their own views and and that's their own decision and their own problem i think is historians and his lovers of history in general we have divorce ourselves from the sends sends of our heroes and understand them in the context and meaning for what they offer now and we can't be blind to the problems uh-huh of the people that led this nation in previous days because if we are than were blind ourselves to the problems of the people in this this country even now this makes history very fun also makes it controversial and sensational all the title of this podcast is the dog whistle politics ronald reagan and it is episode number twenty ninety five of the history dojo podcast series. I'm very impressed by that and very humble by that. This podcast is derived from the the article that recently appeared on history joe dot blog under the title. The racism of ronald reagan featuring dog whistle politics. I encourage you to go to history. Joe dot log and check out the article by which this podcast is based aced <hes>. I'd also recommend while you're there. You take a look at some of the other offerings that we have on history though joe recently a new article came out talk about generational change in american history which we looked at the generations leading up to the american revolution and star selves how loyal oil colonists british crown could come to be radical revolutionaries seeking a new nation of their own. This is found on history dojo. Dont blog so take a minute to go on over there and check that up. There's also a podcast for that article as well and i think you'll enjoy it and do yourself a favor and help history dojo but becoming a subscriber history dojo dot log you also support us on paint yon dot com and a variety of other ways as well and even become aids strive right on history joe dot blog or just sign up emails and news at newsletters newsletters that come out periodically before we get down to work on the legacy of ronald reagan though i wanted to take a minute to talk about that some of our listeners i i wanted to share with you a comment that comes from mad proper. That's the name. I was given mad pepper who wrote on his rideau doj dot blog. You are so awesome. I don't think i've read through something like this before so nice to find somebody with some unique thoughts on this issue really thank you for starting this up. This site is something that is needed on the internet someone with a bit of originality. Thank you mad proper. 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It's always great to hear from our listeners like mad prep and i encourage you to leave us a comment on any one of those social media platforms or directly on history vetoed dot blog see this is really fun and i just want to before we get down to the nuts and bolts of the history just wanted to tell you how much i enjoy taking this time i am to share history with you and to spread the appreciation and the value of what history can mean to all of us. <hes> podcasting has is become something that i really grown to love and i'm very new at podcasting and to be honest. I recommend it's it's very fun. <hes> if you're like me however and you wanna get into podcast in but you don't know how to start you should check out our sponsor blueberry dot com. <hes> blueberries spelled a little bit differently. It's b. l. u. B. r. r. y. Dot com. It's a place i go oh for all of my podcast hosting needs blueberry dot com. They make an easy to upload distribute and to review your podcast. What's better too. Is that blueberries easy on the wallet. Which makes it you good for. New podcasters like myself so if you like podcasting or if you're just pod curious take a look at blueberry dot com. They spell blueberry little differently remembrance b. l. u. Because we are are y dot com so <hes>. Let's talk now a little bit about the <hes> uh subject for today's podcast. This is the dog whistle politics ronald reagan and the newly released recordings of ronald. Donald reagan's racist conversation with richard. Nixon is more will begin it restoring there because working back after the latest evidence helps us to use our newest most complete understanding this man on his ronald reagan and and allows us to then evaluate and reevaluate him based upon this new <hes> because a lot of what we're seeing we now is that what ronald reagan really was about can be understood by this new racist conversation that was released by the nixon presidential library live airy about two weeks ago when you hear a dog whistle. This article is about on this podcast is about wrong reagan's dog whistle politics but it's also about how history changes over time we we are tasked as historians each of us called to look back and reevaluate history based upon the passage of time mm-hmm and our own experience case of ronald reagan's dog whistle politics. We can now see how the recent evidence of his racism undermines. The claims that he was a good president indeed. We can now see much of what he did. As president was born out out of race discrimination animosity towards african americans it should be a moment to examine the legacy eh one of the most popular presidents of the twentieth century now in case you're confused. This article is not about dogs dogs. Whistling.
"reagans" Discussed on How Do We Fix It?
"And here was a union that wanted to raise. Then adjust wasn't in the budget. Reagan wanted to reach some kind of a compromise with them, but they announced that they were going to strike, and this was a union that backs. Ronald Reagan in Alexia, they supported him up. Down. He was he was personally aggravated because it was against the law for them to strike because they were government employees, and it would have created havoc. But he determined to put his foot down. He felt that if he couldn't do it right away in his first term, then he would be perceived as a weak president. So he he basically fired them all and it was it was hard for him to do. But it was a show of real strength. And it was a huge gamble. I mean, politically took enormous risks. How did the public respond the public back in one hundred percent? They were nervous. They had read a number of things, especially in the New York Times that said that planes would be falling out of the air. And in fact, Fred fielding who was one of his advisors told me that Reagan said, we're going to be all right, Fred. And Fred said, we will Mr President until that I point comes down. And then you're going to be a one term president. It's surprising that that there was such strong support for for Reagan given that at that time, many more people were members of trade unions than they are today. That's true. But the way he approached it was he went on TV to explain it. The people I want to ask you about what that tells us, and what kind of lessons we could have today. We're speaking with Bob Spitz, author of the new biography Reagan and American Journey. It's how do we fix it? I'm Jim megs, and I'm Richard Davies. What are a few lessons of Reagan style for politicians of today? I think the most important one is to realize that you're the president of all the people not just some of the people Ronald Reagan. Learn this very early in his term as governor in his first term. He was one of the first people in the country to pass a therapeutic abortion Bill. This was six years before Roe v. Wade he was personally opposed to abortion, but one of his legislators and the legislature was all democratic came to him and said, you don't understand the people in California want this sixty five percent of the people want you to sign this. Reagan did a few studies found out that indeed that was true, and he decided to sign the Bill above his objections because he said, I'm the governor of all the people not just some of the people. And I think that's the most important thing you can take away from from him. Jim. I think it's fair to say you're more of a fan than of Reagan than I am. Well, that's not the idea of our show. Yeah. You're the you're the here the softy liberal, and I'm Russ cranky conservative heartless conservative. Yes. So I just want to raise a few criticisms sure run through with you. I can help you with those. I remember that that at the time, and certainly this has been a criticism that's rolled down through the years. People worried that Reagan was living in a fantasy land. And one example of that was was was Star Wars was this missile defense system that he came up with that involve wasting billions of dollars and eventually was abandoned. Yeah, he decided to change our strategic policy from an offensive policy, you know, building up to a defensive policy bud McFarlane who was the intelligence officer at the time, and John Poindexter who was his deputy really convinced him to do this. And they brought the chiefs of staff in who were completely against it. As was almost every other Republican will make our and democratic lawmakers. Well, but Reagan Phil, and perhaps in a pollyanna way that we could build some kind of missile shield that would protect those and would shoot missiles out of the sky oddly enough. Off. He was in a.
"reagans" Discussed on Behind the Bastards
"If Nancy Reagan's version of things is true and Merv Griffin didn't counter her at least when she when she recalled this than this lady reached out to Merv because he knew that Merv was gonna talk to Nancy, Joan reached out to Merv and said, oh, I predicted what happened to President. Reagan, I saw it coming in which case. So in which case, one of two things is true. Either. Astrology does work in this lady legitimately saw that President Reagan was in mortal danger had the first lady's phone number in didn't reach out and call her or astrology doesn't work that way in Joan just lied. Merv Griffin because she knew Nancy would hear from she just saying I could have predicted it if you would. Had me on on the job already. That's what her memoir. That's what Jones says in her memoir Nancy's like saying that Joan called Merv Griffin and was like, I could have stopped it yet according to what Merv said, Nancy. Reagan Joan told Merv the president should have stayed home. I could see from my charts that this was going to be a dangerous day for. I'm gonna go ahead and believe Joan. Yeah, me too. Because really? Yes, because I think that it's way more credible that she would say I wasn't looking if I had, then I could have predicted it because why would you know? Yeah, I, I think that that's way more likely because if she had known, she would have also tried to reach out because she'll 'cause it would have achieved the same Louis. But what the reason I believe Nancy's account is because they both admit that Nancy stops calling Joan after Ronald wins the presidency. But after the assassination attempt, wouldn't you think that Nancy would kind of start reaching out, but I think Nancy would start reaching out if one of her friends says this astrologer tells. Me, she predicted think the empties looking for clues. She was admittedly freak out. She was admittedly and freak out mode, but it also she she's presented with a solution which is that this lady predicted the assassination and I could've stopped it if I kept talking her, but don't you think that it also makes Nancy seem like a more reasonable person if she claims that will then Merv who everyone loves called me and said, you know, like astrology is not bullshit, as opposed to having to admit, I was so freaked out that I reached out to my oldest, Roger that I only had to drop because it was like kind of tacky. Well, she doesn't say that she dropped Joan because it was kind of tacky. She's actually totally positive about Joan. Like Nancy, Reagan's never anything, but nice like glue. She the bodies are buried. Yeah. I mean, I don't like Joe never do. Never talks about the bodies being buried junk got paid off to just take this money for this too. Pro Joan people. You know, this is what I want because I can't be mad at somebody for scamming, Nancy Reagan. 'cause Nancy, Reagan sucks. So bad that like she, but it, but tell us more if there was only money at stake. I wouldn't care if it out that Joan was like, Nancy. Reagan like the star say, you should like pretend the aids crisis isn't happening like then I'll turn on Joni. Not quite that. It does tie the war on drugs. I think some of that is just Nancy Reagan. Yeah, that's yes. Some of that's Nancy Reagan. I feel like I think she called Merv so that she could get Nancy because she knew that if Nancy heard from her, like she would like, oh, I could have stopped this like like that rings true were to me the Nancy Reagan calling Joan and being like, could you have predicted it? And can you make everyone love me? I still believe Joan. I don't know. I know people who are very obsessed with their astrologers, and I think some, yes, true that they'll get sort of like not great readings. And then. Something scary happens and they reach out almost like a therapist that is plausible to I just have trouble believing number one that the conversation immediately swung from. Can you stop my husband from dying to Kenya, make America, love me. No, I don't think I think the same thing. 'cause she's like, if my husband dies, I'm not first lady anymore. Like I both need my husband to stay alive and then to be the most Keno because she's an actress. She just wants to be playing the part of the the first lady that everyone loves. Yeah, I guess part of it comes down to whether or not you believe she's a shitty actress, which is why and Ronald wasn't a great. They were both not good actors, which is why they're not believable. I mean in fairness, there were like two good actors back then. Yeah, but they were the the knock good actors who snitched on people at the blacklist trials, so we need it. We've been new, they were bad. Yeah, I don't know. So. Okay. So we're, we're, you guys are coming down on Joan was just responding to legitimate job offer, and I'm thinking Joan was trying to like sneaker way back into the Reagan's life by taking advantage of an assassination attempt. So that's where we are right now. All right. So we'll see where everyone's opinions lineup at the end of this story. So I should probably note right now for the sake of completion. Joan does claim at another point in her memoir to have foreseen something terrible and not told Nancy Reagan about it. She claims that she predicted Nancy, Reagan's cancer and said, nothing Nancy's horoscope had indicated to me months in advance that she would develop breast cancer. I didn't want to alarm her by coming right out and telling her I knew all too well would a warrior. She was. So I did what I always do. In such cases, I advise her to have monthly checkups and frequent mammograms, certain that the doctors. Would discover it the minute developed. Which strikes me is a little bit of a dick move, but I don't know. Maybe that's a strategy standard practice to, I mean, the odds of getting breast cancer. If you're a woman are so high, that it's a pretty safe bet to say. At some point, you'll get cancer. But I mean, if she told Nancy Reagan, I see that you're going to get cancer. What could Nancy Reagan have done other than exactly what she advised her to do. I mean, what can you do? If you know you're about to get cancer other than see a doctor? And I think this again part may tie back to the fact that I don't think she for saw any of this. And she says, claiming later after the fact to have foreseen someone's cancer to make her sound good, which doesn't sound good though. No, administer sound terrible on tariffs. There's no way to say, I knew you were going to get cancer. Didn't tell you, and I'm not surprised that the Reagans would take all their advice from like an amoral scammer because that's what they are. Yes. And we'll we'll, I mean, yeah, we're, we're, we're, we're in that world California scammers. I also feel like. They were coming from California where it's like nineteen eighty. Like who doesn't have a personal trip travel. Yeah, which is part of the thing like they're like one. She's always got. She's got all these pictures in the book where it'll be like someone some Senator or whatnot, and she'll be like Senator such and such didn't have an issue with my astrology because he had an astrologer and it's like, okay, if she had had like a like a priest on call or whatever. Yeah, it seems like it's kind of the same thing. Yeah. I mean, maybe more acceptable to middle America. She's got a priest than if she don't. They love horoscopes. Yeah, who doesn't van Jellicoe might not. Yeah. And I would say the difference between a precent horoscope is that a priest and I, I'm not into religion either, but a priest doesn't claim to be predicting the future for you. A priests can just be like like the priests that most presidents talked to. They're not like being like, hey, what time should I take my plane off? Like should I do this meeting? They're like, what does God say about bombing? People in the Sudan, and apparently God's fine with it. But yeah, anyway. We've, we've gotten past the assassination attempt in Jones prediction of Nancy, Reagan's cancer. So yeah, after after the assassination attempt, Joan gets the offer to become the astrologer for the Reagan White House, and she decides to take it on, she says that, you know, she knew that if she took the Reagans on quote, it'd be giving up all my time and effort like those who take part in any administration sacrificing the rewards, they command in the private sector in order to serve their country. She exclusive to the Reagans. No. No, she's this. This is nonsense. This is just one of their client, and she was paid extraordinarily wealthy. Three thousand dollars a month in nineteen, which is today nine thousand dollars a month for her clients. That's what I wanted. Now. She doesn't go into much detail. Merv Griffin was definitely one of them, but she was like a lot of famous San Francisco, socialite stuff, wealthy people in this. This is a big trend in the book is Joan bragging about how selfless she is for working for the Reagan's. She claimed that Nancy begged her to take them on for free because the Reagans didn't have much money, but they eventually settled on a some which again, Joan claims were basically poverty wages, but which was about nine grand a month in rotted money, which is in my mind, a lot of money, she remarks regularly like pretty much every chapter how heroic she is for taking just this pittance quote, I charge Nancy a monthly fixed fee because she needed much more my time than she could afford. This was very generous on my part because I often worked longer than time for a while when an emergency would arise. I was working as long as nine hours uninterrupted. Oh my goodness. Oh my God. Yeah. In this is I, I guess another call it to the Doritos people if they want to sponsor the podcast, I will work nine hours uninterrupted on a a Doritos themed monster podcast. We're trying to get the Doritos people to the Rita crumbs thrill. Yeah, I feel like they're the perfect ship for dictator based comedy. Mancha's might be in the running, but I think Doritos is more of like the, you know, from delay cram as you might say, yeah, yeah, someone on Twitter came up with a great hashtag nachos, not Nazis, which I think, yeah, yeah, we can. We can sell some Doritos anyway back to the Reagan's. So yeah, in Nancy's version of events, which again, nobody's credible here, which is why I'm grateful to have y'all's perspective on the matter. 'cause I just wanted a painting Joan, but you're right, Nancy. Reagan does not deserve to be taken seriously or literally at her own word either. So Nancy claims that Joan became a crutch in something of a therapist, but nothing more, you know, she would call her when she was anxious about something or meeting that Ronnie was going to have, and I can't not call him Ronnie now because I read that a thousand times. And I think that Nancy is lying about this. I don't think she's lying about using Jonas a therapist that does not seem out of that of the pale at all right. But I do think that Nancy's fibbing about Joe, not having a big role in the administration because Donald Regan's account backs up Jones claim that she was important and she was making major calls. It is interesting to me that Nancy's only nice to Joan in her memoir. She says Joan was sweet and emotionally supportive and expresses admiration for how she handled the press. When the story broke. It's interesting to me that Jones spends her whole book attacking, Nancy Reagan, and making her look like a monster with quotes like Nancy was almost totally innocent of history. I was often surprised by how little she knew about it. She was in no way and intellectual deeply reflective, which I don't disagree with, but is not a nice way to refer to the person who is the only reason that you're noteworthy. Maybe she thinks it's not the only reason she's not worthy. That's the difference between a politician in a psychic? Yeah, Plain Dealer. Yeah, yeah. In Joan makes a big point about how much Nancy Reagan hated. Ille- whistle the holocaust, survivor and author and what he won a. Was it a Nobel? I think, yeah, she says that Nancy Reagan hated. Ily was l because of he made a big fuss. When Reagan laid a wreath at a cemetery were Nazis buried, which is a reasonable thing to be angry about if you're a holocaust survivor when we sell, became vocal about it and sparked an outcry Joan claims. Nancy said he acts like he's crazy, it's his fault. He's a fanatic. And after this point, Joan chimes end to say that she doesn't think Nancy was a racist in the most racist way possible to be fair, Nancy was not a religious bigot. She liked her wealthy Jewish friends as well as her friends of other religions.
"reagans" Discussed on 106.1 FM WTKK
"You're listening to the glenn beck program just want to read a good book i'm reading i'm reading a couple of books right now that make my head hurt i tweeted don't don't just read jordan peterson's book the twelve rules to live by listen to it i've read it and now i'm listening to the audio version you can tell he's crying at parts of it and it's and it's it says so much about him i have so much more respect for him read the book listen to it and it takes on a whole different deeper meaning but i'm reading that and i'm i'm reading another one about the enlightenment and i just do you ever just want to just curl up with a good book and just feel good there is a new book out by mark weinberg is the name of the book is movie nights with the reagans here's a guy who worked with the reagans all the way through the white house years and then beyond and would go to camp david on the weekends and watch movies now they're all classic movies and learned a lot about the reagans and life and is put it in a new book movie nights with the reagans mark welcome to the program good morning happy to be here how are you i'm good how are you very good so when you were when you were going to camp david i mean first of all let's just let's just talk what was it like to be i mean i don't know if you would classify yourself as a friend because you're probably to humble but what was it like to be in the friend zone with the with with ronald reagan it was an honor to work for the reagan and it was a special treat to go with them to camp david on weekends and watch movies and this book brings that picture of them to the reader it's a picture that hadn't been seen before and i was very excited to share it with everybody so it was so tell me about tell me about the most memorable because you go through and it's such a great way to read this book you go through the movies that you saw with them so every chapter is a is a different movie nine to five oh god book to raiders of the lost ark on golden pond cherries a fire topgun untouchables so what did you learn in each of these and.
"reagans" Discussed on WRVA
"Glenn beck to mark weinberg his movie nights with the reagans which is really cool thing about it is taking these moments of history like the challenger explosion what were they doing around it it really it's really interesting from history and really pop culture history as well also a good break good nice break yeah exactly at one point however i do want to ask you about something from that interview you mentioned mark might not want to call the reagans friends which is something that you do all the time like when you're pretty much friends with someone but you don't want to be i don't want to claim to be friends with people who are who have famous michael boob a good example michael boob blaine is are we friends know if we're in a room together we see each other he's come up to me i didn't even see him and we were in a hotel lobby together and he like hey clan glenn so we're and you'll hang out we'll talk and we'll have laughs but we're not friends together so i just think it's always important to differentiate between friends and you don't wanna come off as a guy who's a name drop like oh yeah he's a friend of mine he's really right i understand i understand why you use that and why you said that to mark however then you just find what he was with ronald reagan as the friend zone which is not what that term means please tell me it doesn't mean like friends with benefits i would say what it means you are a friend with someone and you want to hook up with them or have more they are like they keeping you in a friend area allowing you to cross the line that you want to cross now i don't know mark that well but i don't feel desire no and that was not my that was not my intent of defining their relationship yeah i was sitting in the movie theater i was looking at nancy going like a slice of that pie but ronnie's looking pretty good in this but i can only say i should have made a move when i had a chat with the book those interesting from the perspective of pop culture as well there's been multiple documentaries for example and books written about back to the future and the history of how that movie was made tons has been written about that i have never heard the anecdote that the reagans were watching that movie it talks about how they loved michael j fox because he played out speaking young republican on tv and then the jane wyman thing wherever the room fell silent i don't think i've ever heard really really good stories and it's a good break from the nonsense it'll take you back to something i want.
"reagans" Discussed on WLOB
"Welcome back to jim bohannon show as we look at a remarkable woman through the eyes with someone who knew her quite well sheila tate was press secretary to this subject of her book lady and read an intimate portrait of nancy reagan and let's take a call from david in creston iowa good evening david good evening jim i remember reagans and to me it seems like a wonderful love story i mean they both i like one another and i think that really showed mirror something about value you know yeah i mean you know a lot of people get cynical sheila and they they couldn't really have been that lovey dovey but i gather they were well i got a perfect example for you the last picture in the book is a picture of them standing outside on the kerman balcony was taken by david hume kimberly the pulitzer prize winning photographer and he he was he was photographing for time magazine and this picture i just love the picture they're standing facing each other and the washington monuments in the background and their intently talking about something and it's so david submits its time expecting they're gonna use it they rejected it and they said it's too small tzi and he said what do you mean is too small tsy that's the way they are they're small and he was so mad he put it in the file and it has never seen the light of day until i talked to him and he said i'm gonna give you this picture so he's sent that picture for me to us and i just i love it i think it's wonderful but it it was a you know everybody thought it was you know fake it is just a lovely picture isn't that great her her last year's without her husband without ronnie in her life.
"reagans" Discussed on Attack Each Day: The Harbaughs' Podcast
"It's in movie nights with the reagans the story about jesse sepedi being one of the critiques of his movie skills yes an incredibly blunt woman is that what i'm to believe jesse pd was jesse totally like it was she felt it anyway great motherinlaw a great family and jackie and she loves of my life i i think jesse and with jackie the apple didn't fall far from the tree i if you want to go there you keep digging my friend no okay that's good that's a wrap i done digging i'm putting my shovel away i would like to thank our sponsors truecar and four hymns dot com if you have any questions or you have any suggestions or anything else to do better worse different if you'd like to critique our podcast much the same way jesse sepedi did we would welcome that you can get in touch with me at jt rogan you touch with jack via hashtag jack talk on twitter and we'll look forward to doing it again hopefully we can get mike and john madden on at the end of march and we're going to have brand graham at some point and we got march madness coming up and all sorts of stuff so appreciate you jack and we'll be back next week thank you thank you for listening to attack each day the harbaugh's podcast here on podcast one don't forget to subscribe at podcast one dot com the podcast one app or apple podcasts.
"reagans" Discussed on News-Talk 1400 The Patriot
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