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Fresh update on "rico" discussed on Sound ON

Sound ON

00:30 min | 1 hr ago

Fresh update on "rico" discussed on Sound ON

"Way. Puerto Rico is a whole other matter though in a much more complex travel assignment for The White House staff. We reassembled the panel with Jeannie and Rick Davis Bloomberg politics contributors are signature panel Genie. I wonder how important it is for Joe Biden to make both of those trips and namely obviously Florida is going to be done pretty quickly. I'd say in the next week or two, but Puerto Rico is another matter. And something that he needs to make good on now that he's put it out there. That's right. It's important he go to both and it is going to be really difficult for him, particularly you mentioned to make that Puerto Rico trip and to do it safely. And of course, always leaders as they go into these situations have got to be careful that they are not impeding any sort of rescue missions or any of the efforts down there. So I know the Florida one he will be able to do as you said quickly. I think the Puerto Rico one is a little bit more difficult and then of course we are hearing some really, really difficult signs out of Cuba as well. And so, you know, he has not said anything about going there. He might be going there. He's not going to go there, but there are a lot of protests down there and people have been really violently hurt in the last week by this storm. Well, I bet you Jim mcgovern would like to get back down there as soon as possible, but Rick, when you think about that trip to Puerto Rico, the first thing that pops into everyone's mind is Donald Trump throwing paper towels. There's more than the logistical challenges here. There are the political ones. How does he prepare to make that a trip that works for him? These big storms can be really terminal to a lot of people's political career. Remind everybody about George Bush and Katrina, it was the beginning of the end of his presidency. You look at what happened to Chris Christie when he hugged president Obama when he came there and sort of ended his national ambitions. So yeah, it's fraught with political trouble and yet I think this president probably more than any other who's been around such a long time as vice president for 8 years. He's visited so many of these kind of challenging environments that I think in this case experience will be very meaningful for him. And look, you can't do any worse than his predecessor Trump throwing paper towels and things like that into a crowd. And this, of course, is after he'd already beat up the people of Puerto Rico by insisting that he wasn't going to spend any federal resources on their recovery. So this will be a snap compared to what they've experienced in the most recent past. Yeah, I guess the comparison is favorable. I want to ask you both about next week and that's of course the new term of the Supreme Court and there's a lot involved here today, though it was the investiture ceremony for, of course, the new justice gate Brown Jackson as you hear

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Hurricane Ian Update: When Will Florida Get Relief?

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

00:35 sec | 1 d ago

Hurricane Ian Update: When Will Florida Get Relief?

"Leader McCarthy, is there room in the CR for some relief funds for Florida and Puerto Rico, both of them are going to be struggling mightily to rebuild some infrastructure, and I'm not sure the money was allocated in the last infrastructure Bill. Well, the one thing in the CR I do know within the Senate, they have make sure fema and the others have resources already sitting there. One thing that happens in this situation, they have to evaluate what they need, but there's money sitting there and I think we'd come back after the election for anything left that they need help with to be able to provide that.

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Fresh update on "rico" discussed on The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

01:43 min | 6 hrs ago

Fresh update on "rico" discussed on The Dinesh D'Souza Podcast

"Hey, we've got hurricanes here, but we have the resources to deal with them. Hurricane Fiona has pummeled the Caribbean with devastating winds catastrophic flooding and widespread power outages, food for the poor, has been serving the poorest nations in that part of the world for more than 40 years, and the responding again now. Hurricane relief kits containing food, water, hygiene kits, medical supplies, and other critically needed items are already being distributed throughout Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic and Haiti. Now support this effort by giving what you can now text and 9 one 9 9 9 and will send you a link to give. Today is the last day of the campaign. Many families have lost everything and anything you can do will help food for the poor bring aid to these families as one of the largest faith based international relief agencies in the U.S., food for the poor response quickly and efficiently to disasters like this, but they can't do it without your generous support. So this is your chance, please give what you can now, text and 9 one 9 9 9. Odysseus makes his way to a Persephone's island, which is the gateway to the underworld. And he's looking for the prophet tyreseus, but the first character he encounters in the underworld is a little bit of an odd surprise. And there's even a sort of slight element of humor here, because the guy who shows up is a fellow named el Pino. And el Pino is a very minor character in the Odyssey, but sort of. A little bit unforgettable because when Odysseus sees him, Odysseus is really surprised and says in effect, why are you here? I didn't even know you were dead. An alpino goes, yeah, that's because I didn't really die in the fighting at Troy. He goes, I was actually one of the members of your ships. And when we were at circe's island, this is el Pino talking, he describes to Odysseus that it was a rather hot day. So I went to sleep on the roof of Cersei's palace. This, by the way, not an uncommon practice, and an ancient Greece sleeping outdoors on the roof to cool off a little bit on a hard night. And el peno goes, but the problem was that when I heard the noise of all the men getting ready to board the ships in my hurry of coming down the ladder, I slipped and I fell and I broke my neck. So wow, this guy el Pino essentially falls off a ladder and is dead. And his body is still lying there.

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Puerto Ricans await aid, fret about post-hurricane recovery

AP News Radio

00:46 sec | 5 d ago

Puerto Ricans await aid, fret about post-hurricane recovery

"While Florida awaits a hurricane Puerto Rico continues a tough recovery from last week's storm Residents are returning to homes that are now empty because flooding has destroyed their belongings and they worry about how they will rebuild their lives after a devastating hurricane for the second time in 5 years Fiona hit a week ago and about 45% of Puerto Rico's power customers remained in the dark on Sunday and about 20% of water customers had no service gas stations grocery stores and other businesses have temporarily shut down due to lack of fuel for generators Puerto Rico's government says it expects to have a preliminary estimate of the damage Fiona caused in about two weeks I'm Shelley Adler

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Fresh update on "rico" discussed on The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

00:37 min | 10 hrs ago

Fresh update on "rico" discussed on The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

"So let's just repeat. What's the website once? Says, come on in. The website is Juan Cisco Mani dot com. JU and CIS CO MA and I dot com. Juan says come on dot com. Want to keep coming back, keep pressing the flesh and I'll talk to you as we get closer again. Thank you, my friend. Thank you, chief. Hey, everyone. This is Dwayne Patterson. Producer of the Hugh Hewitt show. I've known for a while now that there's been far too much in me here in the studio and I finally needed to do something about my weight. My excuse was always that I couldn't follow a plan with the crazy schedule that I keep. I heard about PhD weight loss and nutrition in how they customize their program for each client, and I decided to call. This was no problem for Rachel in the PhD team. They had me map out what my day looks like and created a plan to follow. And so far, I've lost 16 pounds already and I'm just two weeks in on the way to my goal of losing 45. Call PhD weight loss and nutrition at age 6 four 6 four four 1900 and make your appointment for your consultation. The plan is simple, it's based on science and nutrition, there's no pills or injections, and they even include 80% of your food if you want it. Call them right now at 8 6 four 6 four four 1900 or find them online at my PhD weight loss dot com. And tell them you heard about it from Dwayne that producer Hugh actually has on the Hugh Hewitt show. Live at studio north senator Tom cotton is my desk. Good morning, senator cotton. How are you? Good morning to you. It's good to be on with you. I understand the CR is put to bed. Does it include funding for Florida and Puerto Rico or will the Senate in the house have to return to that after the damage is assessed in the lame duck session? There are some funding for disaster relief, there's not specifically funding for what's happened with Ian and the tragedies we see in Puerto Rico and Florida and part hits obviously because it's happening as we speak and we haven't assessed those needs, but I believe that reason will be all requesting support. For our fellow citizens, board on Puerto Rico will probably pass in the lame duck session after the election to make sure that we're taking care of all those who have just been devastated by this terrible storm. Senator on the CR, as you know, military pay is ridiculously behind inflation. Did it make up the gap at all? Or is that something for when the Republicans regained control of Congress? That normally happens under the national defense authorization act, the NDAA, which Chuck Schumer has once again scandalously delayed until after the election. In fact, I doubt we'll even debate it on the Senate floor itself, just like last year. We'll do a quick huddle with the house after the election and try to rush to you to ask for going on in the 6 decade because Chuck Schumer and the Democrats don't prioritize national security. They prioritize their blowout spending bills that have brought us 13% inflation. That means the troops and their families are going to struggle and make ends meet for another two months, at least. Senator, I was on with Brett bear last night and Brett asked me on special report to summarize the map, how I thought it felt. Let's play cut number 13 from last night and then have senator cotton critique my guesstimates. There are some new polls out today. Ron Johnson in Wisconsin in our latest poll up for tight race in Georgia. Your sense of things, you think senator McConnell sings something behind the scenes. As a Republican, I'm real happy, Brad, not only with the fox polls, Ron Johnson, Pete, Russ feingold by 5 points, 12 years ago, he beat him again by three and a half points, Russ feingold was a mainstream Democrat. Mandela Barnes is way out there on the left. And that's beginning to tell. And Ron Johnson is a heck of a retail politician. So I think that one's in the back. Doctor Oz is surging Herschel is searching pretty much Adam laxalt in Nevada has got it in the bag like masters is behind, but closing and then Joe O'Day and Tiffany smiley in Colorado and Washington state respectively. It's a good map for the Republicans. If you offered the objective observer, which one do you want? You want the Republican chances in a 50 50 Senate or you want the democratic chances, I think, four out of 5 people would take the Republican chance with walking away. Senator cotton do you agree with my assessment? That's a pretty good assessment of our math. I'm confident we're going to win all the seats that we currently hold, whether it's minimize picking up pat Jimmy thief and Pennsylvania, JD Vance picking up rob Portman seat in Ohio 10 billion to get merchandise in North Carolina and Ron Johnson is definitely pulling away from Mandela Barnes. One of the reasons why we're doing so well in those states is the Democrats have nominated radical ideologues like John fetterman and Pennsylvania and Mandela Barnes and Wisconsin. They want to do things like eliminate long senators for murders or let out half of all prisoners or eliminate cash bail to say nothing of the terrible inflation. They've imposed on working families. And then you get to the states where we're on offense. And again, hit the nail pretty much right on the head. Partial walker in Georgia, Adam laxalt and Nevada, are surging in my opinion. Like masters, Don bulbeck. So I have a great shot to win. Arizona and New Hampshire and I think Joe day in Colorado and Tiffany smiley watching state remain somewhat super racist in Washington. I can tell you what they're not sleeping racist out in those states. I was with Joe O'Day earlier this week and he's got Michael Bennett on the run because Michael Bennett votes with Joe Biden 98% of the time and a vote for Michael Bennett is a vote for Joe day in or is a vote for Joe Biden in Colorado and people in Colorado retired Joe Biden..

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Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup

AP News Radio

00:43 sec | Last week

Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup

"Hurricane Fiona has blasted the Turks and Caicos Islands as a category three storm after devastating Puerto Rico and creating problems in the Dominican Republic I Norman hall The national hurricane center says Fiona's eye passed close to grand Turk the capital of Turks and Caicos the government had already imposed a curfew and urged people to get out of flood prone areas Storm surge could push water levels as high as 8 feet above normal Historic floodwaters have started to recede in Puerto Rico a massive cleanup effort came on the 5th anniversary of hurricane Maria but she had as a category four storm in 2017 and knocked out power for a year in some areas in the Dominican Republic the on the left thousands of homes without power I Norman hall

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Fresh update on "rico" discussed on Entrepreneur on FIRE

Entrepreneur on FIRE

02:27 min | 15 hrs ago

Fresh update on "rico" discussed on Entrepreneur on FIRE

"Scott say what's up to fire nation and share something that you believe about becoming successful that most people disagree with? Well, as I've advanced through my career and tried to learn a little bit along the way, I've made a few stops and I've had the belief that what makes you successful is primarily around leadership strategy, motivation, teamwork, and many times folks are really focused on industry expertise. And that they will always be a car person although they'll always be a battery person or they're always be a retailer. And I found that I need to adapt the playbook from stop to stop and learn a little bit and understand I may not be the biggest expert in batteries or in my days at cabela's I may not be the biggest expert in hunting and fishing, but I'm certainly willing to be on a rapid learning curve. And I think the leadership skills Trump the industry expertise, but you got to have a little bit of both. Always be learning fire nation. And that's the thing we're going to do today is we're going to learn from Scott because this is all about the things that he's learned on his journey to CEO of batteries plus. And we had a little fun pre interview chat where I did mention that I often do drive by a battery's plus right here on kagus Porto RICO on my way to Costco. And actually this conversation Scott, I'm going to stop in that store and check it out because hey, I want to support you. Please do and we'll be glad to take your business too. We appreciate the loyalty. I want to talk about your 25 years in retail and ecommerce. Now, we do have a lot to talk about today. So let's keep it fairly tight, but I want to hear that journey. Well, I often tell the story that if you were to go back and think about setting up your career based on your undergraduate or graduate education, you pick out a field and then that's what you do for 25 years. And yet, if we dial back to the late 80s and early 90s, they weren't teaching courses on ecommerce. And we weren't talking about your digital strategy and omnichannel. And so what I think is become important is I came up through marketing and then eventually into ecommerce and retail. And as it's happened, it's really evolved. And you've gone from very traditional media, TV, and

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President Biden Says Pandemic Is Over

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

01:13 min | Last week

President Biden Says Pandemic Is Over

"Go to what we do know at President Biden said on 60 minutes. Let's play the COVID quote general HTML. Mister president first Detroit Auto Show in three years. Yeah. Is the pandemic over? A pandemic is over. We still have a problem with COVID. We're still doing a lot of work on it. It's what the pandemic is over. If you admire it, that's kind of a bit of news. What do you think? This one Senate, the pandemic is over, has reverberated through the government is having shockwaves in the government because the U.S. government undertook all sorts of actions really the pandemic starting in March of 2020. It increased spending, it created programs. It altered programs, it did all sorts of things. It's spent hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of billions of dollars on this. The administration, by the way, is asking Congress for $22 billion more in COVID relief and their hopes of passing that just went away with Biden's declaration.

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Russia Is Losing the War in Ukraine

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

00:52 sec | Last week

Russia Is Losing the War in Ukraine

"The Financial Times. Russia has withdrawn submarines from its Black Sea, naval headquarters in Crimea. Why? They're afraid of getting hit by Ukrainian forces. Also in key, post Russian officials in the two self decayed separatist Republican eastern Ukraine pleaded Monday to urge for Russia and urgent votes urgent votes calling on Moscow to immediately annex the territory, a sign of apparent panic that the Kremlin's war in Ukraine is failing. The appeals from Ukraine authority from the authorities in Luhansk can donate public people's republic comes as Ukrainian forces continue to extend their gains of recent days. Finally, Ukraine shut down more Russian planes yesterday, a total of 55 planes have now been brought down. Russia is losing that war. Russia is losing that war.

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Wisconsin Senate Candidate Slams America's Work Ethic

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

01:07 min | Last week

Wisconsin Senate Candidate Slams America's Work Ethic

"Mandela Barnes, cut number four. We have to play it to continue to push forward on that journey of progress and equity. We have to emphasize the importance of grassroots work at every community of which not only our federalist state representatives, but also our local issues. And as we've seen over the last several weeks, our school board members, especially and I need to get to the point about critical race theory. That's something else too. It would be foolish to assume that the wealth of America was already justly. The foolish to assume the wealth of America was earned justly. I find that astonishing that anyone would vote for someone like that. The Fourteenth Amendment passing in 1868, slavery, of course, ending with the Civil War. There was still injustice after that separate, but equal remained the law of the land until 1954. And so it's only been 70 years since we got started on truly treating people equally. And that wasn't perfected, certainly. But everyone who built their own business out there, you didn't build that. That's what Barack Obama said and what Mandela Barnes believed. John

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Hurricane Fiona Slams Puerto Rico

The Hugh Hewitt Show: Highly Concentrated

01:12 min | Last week

Hurricane Fiona Slams Puerto Rico

"Begin with a prayer for and report on Puerto Rico, which is in darkness. It is still dark there. There is no power. Hurricane Fiona according to New York Times, Dan will use Puerto Rico. With unrelenting rain terrifying flash floods on Monday. Forcing harrowing home rescues, making it difficult for power crews to reach many parts of the island. Now the island is once again in darkness, 5 years after hurricane Maria inflicted more damage on Puerto Rico than any other disaster in recent history. The people of Puerto Rico need your help. And so if you know how to help them, they also need them to get up and going. I'm not going to go start doing to Joe Biden, what the media did to Donald Trump. It's very little of president can do about this kind of a disaster except stage, call fema and tell him to hurry up. But famous full of pros, they'll get there as soon as possible, but just watch the coverage. If Donald Trump was president, we would have every news network in the United States covering the fact that the lights were out and people had died in Puerto Rico. And it's his fault. We're not saying a thing about it yet because they don't want to embarrass and already beleaguered Joe Biden. The queen

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Fiona barrels toward Turks and Caicos as Cat. 3 hurricane

AP News Radio

00:57 sec | Last week

Fiona barrels toward Turks and Caicos as Cat. 3 hurricane

"Puerto Rico continues to feel the devastating effects of hurricane Fiona with at least two dead as it now barrels toward Turks and Caicos bringing winds around a 125 mph more than a thousand people had to be rescued from floodwaters in Puerto Rico with more rain in the forecast national weather service meteorologist Ernesto Morales in San Juan One of the main impacts we have is older than The Rain in flooding is the landslides Landslides are affecting a lot of homes The blow from Fiona more devastating because of hurricanes Maria and Irma with power and water out for so many Every time the wind blows and The Rain heavy rain occurs we have flashbacks and it's hard for us Here in New York where many have family resources are being dedicated with governor Kathy hochul sending troopers and is the need continues to rise We ready to offer other resources and support Julie Walker New York

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Fiona nears Dominican Republic after pounding Puerto Rico

AP News Radio

00:39 sec | Last week

Fiona nears Dominican Republic after pounding Puerto Rico

"Hurricane Fiona pounded Puerto Rico knocking out the power grid before bearing down on the Dominican Republic City workers in Louisa drove through neighborhoods telling residents to evacuate Hurricane Fiona unleashed floods and landslides in Puerto Rico where the governor says the damage is catastrophic and authorities say the storm is still expected to unleash torrential rains across Puerto Rico today possibly dumping some 30 inches in the eastern and southern regions the national weather service in San Juan says flooding has reached historic levels I'm Donna water

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Puerto Rico under hurricane warning as TS Fiona approaches

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | Last week

Puerto Rico under hurricane warning as TS Fiona approaches

"I'm Mike Gracia reporting Puerto Rico is under a hurricane warning as tropical storm Fiona approaches Puerto Rico is bracing for the arrival of tropical storm Fiona the 6th named storm of the 2022 hurricane season Fiona was 130 miles southeast of Saint Croix Saturday morning moving west at 8 mph The storm is on a path to pass near or over Puerto Rico Sunday Night at forecasters say it could dump up to 20 inches of rain So far Fiona has battered various eastern Caribbean islands with one death reported in the French territory of Guadalupe Fiona is expected to swipe past the Dominican Republic on Sunday as a potential hurricane and then Haiti and the Turks and Caicos Islands on Monday and Tuesday I'm Mike Gracia

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We're Playing Justice Russian Roulette As Trump Works to Waste Time

Stephanie Miller's Happy Hour Podcast

01:54 min | 2 weeks ago

We're Playing Justice Russian Roulette As Trump Works to Waste Time

"You tweeted Trump's conspiracy at a lawsuit against Hillary Clinton gets tossed. I we're just like on some sort of justice, I don't know, Russian roulette, depending on if we get some hacked Trump judge like this special master judge or, you know, but I mean, legally, I don't even know what to say anymore about this whole argument to the special master. So just give us the latest on that. The DoJ has accepted well, Trump's candidate for special. It's ridiculous, and we would even need a special master, but go ahead. Yeah, okay. All right, the DoJ has agreed to accept one of the two candidates. Right. That the Trump people put up. Luckily, it wasn't the federal society guy. Right. Right. It was the other guy. The retired judge. Last night on her infomercial that she runs on Fox business. Maria bartiromo ripped the hell out of the Trump guys judge. Wow. Really? Yeah, because he had made a ruling, you know, that was contrary to the wishes of dear leader at some point, who knows. I mean, you know, there were so many rulings since 2015 that, you know, it's like Dolores umbridge was president. Nailing all these things up on the wall. Yeah. But anyway, yeah, so, you know, this guy's gonna, I mean, I think this guy's gonna like, if he's smart, what he'll do is he'll spend two days of intensely ignoring the pile of paper and say, hey, you know what? DoJ did fine. We'll just we'll just let it go. All right, it's about delay, like everything Trump has ever done. Absolutely. That's been those two cases. And that completely ludicrous RICO suit against Hillary Clinton and everybody in Washington. Right. That the judge threw out those are both about running out the clock.

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Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states' teen vaping probe

AP News Radio

00:56 sec | 3 weeks ago

Juul to pay nearly $440M to settle states' teen vaping probe

"Electronic cigarette maker Juul labs has agreed to pay nearly $440 million to settle a two year probe 33 states and Puerto Rico have extracted a $438.5 million agreement from Juul labs after an investigation into its marketing which have been blamed for a surge in underage vaping Connecticut attorney general William Tong made the announcement We think that this will go a long way in stemming the flow of vaping The settlement to be paid out over 6 to ten years amounts to about 25% of the company's U.S. sales last year Juul has agreed to refrain from a host of marketing practices Billboards are gone That's a big deal for us Public transportation advertising Social media advertising And then use some paid influencers They can't do that anymore Federal health regulators are still scrutinizing jewel after a court stayed an attempt by the FDA to ban their E cigarettes from the market I'm Jennifer King

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Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new charges in RICO case

AP News Radio

00:44 sec | Last month

Atlanta rapper Young Thug faces new charges in RICO case

"More legal troubles for a rap star already facing serious gangbanging charges there has been a new indictment filed against Young Thug and it adds another 6 new felony charges to his ledger the Atlanta journal constitution reports the additional charges include participation in criminal gang activity plus additional drug and weapons counts as part of a growing list of charges against Young Thug and four others who are linked in that case authorities say these new charges stem from what investigators found when the rapper was arrested in May at his home in the upscale Buckhead section of Atlanta an attorney for the rapper says his client is innocent and looks forward to fighting the charges in court A Moscow's Gabrielle

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Taiwan 101: Sebastian Talks to David Goldman of the Asia Times

America First with Sebastian Gorka Podcast

02:13 min | 2 months ago

Taiwan 101: Sebastian Talks to David Goldman of the Asia Times

"Known as the Spangler columnist for Asia times also PJ media Claremont institute on and on and on and most recently the author of you will be assimilated China's plan to sign a form the world David Goldman. Welcome back to America first. It's a privilege pleasure to talk to you thanks for the invitation. So I want to do a kind of one on one O one here. If you don't mind, because not everybody, we have 3 million plus lists. There's not everybody is assigned knowledge and understands exactly the significance of what happened recently in Asia. So if I may, please endow me, what is Taiwan, how was it formed, and why does it matter? Let's start with the basics with regards to Pelosi's recent trip. When the communists won the Chinese Civil War in 1947. The nationalist forces under Shanghai shek, our Friends, to camped en masse to the little island of then called formosa or Taiwan. And established an alternative Chinese state, the republic of China. All the international agreements agreed that this island was part of China the same way say Puerto Rico is part of the United States. However, they had opposing governments in the stood each other off. Now, in 1972, when Richard Nixon and Henry Kissinger went to China and began the process of restoring diplomatic relations, they agreed that Taiwan and China were part of the same country and then it was up to the Chinese to the two sides to work out what their common future was without American interference. That was the Shanghai communique of 1972. And I spoke to one of the original members of the Nixon delegation who helped draft that communique. In 1972, and I was told that Pelosi's visit to China was a really terrible idea because it violated the spirit of the agreement. Why

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James Hahn Blasts New PGA Tour Schedule

Fore The People

02:35 min | 2 months ago

James Hahn Blasts New PGA Tour Schedule

"James Hahn on Twitter are James James, I just follow James like a week ago. We'll disclosure. I love James Hahn on Twitter. He tweeted today. He tweeted today. Take a look at the new PGA Tour schedule and you'll understand why players are upset. Vegas to Japan. To South Carolina to Bermuda to Mexico. He says, for the viewers, it's a flick of a remote. For us, it's 20 hour travel days and tens of thousands of dollars in expenses. That tweet already has 1400 likes in 25, 30 minutes, and then he follows it up by saying, to himself, we should be playing in major cities, places where they have an NFL football team, not Bermuda and Puerto Rico. Us little guys have feelings too. All right? He has caught a ton of shit for these tweets, but he's right. But he is right. Listen to that. Listen to that, that 6 week, that's what 5 weeks Vegas to Japan to South Carolina to Bermuda to Mexico. Vegas to Japan? Yeah, so to South Carolina. So they're going to be the little guys are going to want to play Vegas because it's really in the season because it's a wraparound. So they want to get off to a decent start. If they get into Japan, they're 100% going because they're pretty sure it doesn't have a cut. There's no way they're going to have an event in Japan with no cuts. So 1000% they're going. And then I guess I guess presumably. You take that off, I would guess. Where are they playing? I didn't even see where they're playing. But they're playing somewhere. Like the golf course. It doesn't matter. The only set is ridiculous, though. But I'm like, that's got to be a new event, 'cause the only South Carolina I know is Hilton head that they play, but I think it's chattahoochee or chat, chat to Jesse or, oh yeah. That's something like that over there. It's really cool. But yeah, that's not an easy travel. Well, you can't even do that. Your host. You're totally host if you try that. I don't know what I mean. This is where the play. Basically what he's saying for the people in the comments yelling at clouds is like the big guys, they're probably getting their own way paid to all that shit. The Japanese event, the big guys are probably getting older stuff paid for. I would guess all of it. Maybe they can pay appearance feed money over there. I don't really know. But the little guys have to play all those and what he's saying is it's going to cost him 30, not 30, but probably 20 grand to do all those. Ish,

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5 dead, 68 Haitians rescued from waters near Puerto Rico

AP News Radio

00:50 sec | 2 months ago

5 dead, 68 Haitians rescued from waters near Puerto Rico

"I'm Mike Gracia reporting 5 are dead and 68 Haitians were rescued from waters near Puerto Rico At least 5 Haitian migrants drowned and 68 others were rescued after a human smuggling boat dropped the migrants off in waters near an uninhabited island west of Puerto Rico Federal and local officials searched the area near Mona island after receiving a call from rangers with Puerto Rico's department of natural resources A U.S. coast guard spokesman said 41 men 25 women and two children were rescued Haitian migrants are increasingly fleeing their impoverished country amid a deepening political and economic crisis and a spike in gang related killings and kidnappings Last weekend authorities in The Bahamas recovered the bodies of 17 migrants and rescued another 25 after their boat capsized early Sunday I'm Mike Gracia

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Tony Sirico Was Protective of Young Sopranos Actor Robert Iler

AJ Benza: Fame is a Bitch

01:09 min | 2 months ago

Tony Sirico Was Protective of Young Sopranos Actor Robert Iler

"Robin eiler is telling a story about how he was never messed with on the set. He said, but all this molesting stuff gets talked about. People always say to me, did anything ever happen like that to you on the set? And I'm like, you think Tony sorico was standing around, if there were people I made the wrong way, like, oh, rob looks really cute today. Tony RICO is just gonna stand there and do nothing. He just wants to be the second or third episode, Tony, come up to me and says, hey, listen to me. If anybody bothers you, anybody says anything like, you don't like, you tell your uncle Tony. You understand? That's how I, that's how I felt in school as well, he said. Like I was 13 years old and I was like, oh, this kid thinks he's gonna mouth off to me. I'll have Tony cereal come down. He said, no matter how old you are, you see somebody that has black hair on top and silver hair on the sides and just the way he always had a handkerchief in his pocket. And you go, you know what, this doable fuck anybody up. And that's the way Tony

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Some newly imported baby formula selling in U.S.

AP News Radio

00:53 sec | 4 months ago

Some newly imported baby formula selling in U.S.

"Imported infant formula is selling in some grocery stores amid a nationwide baby formula shortage 11,000 bottles of semi lac infant formula were put on sale at a stool Leonard's grocery store in Yonkers New York It was really hard to get We spent months now trying to locate distance We heard about the national shortage Stu Leonard junior says this came from Puerto Rico and they're trying to import more formula from Germany Customers are already gobbling it up We put a limit of two per customer Mom Shakira nooks says it's nice to see formula available again but the stores that do have it That does have it The price is going up And which is not fair for people that you know can't afford it Grandmother Eileen Taylor isn't blaming The White House for the shortage It's not just one thing It's a combination of things She says it's the pandemic and the closure of a formula factory because of contamination I'm Ed Donahue

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"rico" Discussed on On The Media

On The Media

04:44 min | 7 months ago

"rico" Discussed on On The Media

"So sun cardona Morales is the author of a collection of short stories called Levittown monamour. Sasan and I met under the rust streaked belly of the blue water tower a couple of weeks before the pandemic. It's part of the aerial map, he says. I checked this out and he's right. Pilots have to tell air traffic control that they're passing it on their way into the airport. In other words, I'm not the only one. Levittown keeps surprising him. Every time he comes here, despite the detritus and the decay. He sees colors that call his attention. Writing about this place was his way of making a kind of peace with his country with Puerto Rico through the fiscal crisis. The deterioration, the difficulty of making ends meet. To leave the resentment about what wasn't an appreciate what is. I asked him after all this historical research, if I'm trying to see the beauty in Levittown, could he give me some pointers. When I pull up in the air, yes, I would love. Well, it depends on what you consider beauty. Look at what time has done to this place. Look at the rest at the shuttered businesses. Looking at closed door fronts gave him the possibility to invent to imagine businesses that maybe didn't actually exist. And walk along the boulevard, which is called avenue boulevard, a redundant name that tickles the sun. It tickles me now too. And much more does as well. A few steps away from where we sat, the public high school is named for doctor Pedro albizu campos. Puerto Rico's independence icon right there in Levittown, the American suburb. And then there's the water tower, which doesn't actually hold any water. It's a monument to uselessness, a symbol of a failure to have functional infrastructure, and.

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"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

The Bad Crypto Podcast

02:18 min | 9 months ago

"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

"The shoulder. People will try. They'll just build this hop on the shoulder. Only one time did I see a police officer. Pull somebody over. They just don't. The police are very lax here. This seems like this is let it go, let it go. I got pulled over. You did? One time. Yeah, and it's funny because where he was, I was on the highway and I knew I was speeding. I pulled over on the left side and he pulled over on the right and he rolls down the window and starts speaking to me in Spanish. This is the funniest thing Aaron was with me. In the first move on the left side, I pulled on the left side and we're rolling down the windows. We're looking out. He's over there, yelling at me and the first thing I came out of my mouth was no ablow in glaze. And she looks at me and starts laughing. I'm like, oh my gosh, that sounds Aaron left to you? Yeah, because I'm like Noah blowing today. I don't speak English. And he's looking at me, and he's trying to speak to me in Spanish and you said to him, yeah. He was hilarious. What came out? I'm going to speak in Spanish and tell you that I don't speak English. It's classic. So he's still talking and then he realizes I don't speak any Spanish, and he goes to me. It's 60. It's 60. And I look at him and I know full well, but I'm going to play dumb. I go, oh, 60. And he looks at me and he goes, he just wins. He's like, stupido gringo. Oh my God. That happened to me. I got pulled over in Albania. And they were wanting to give me a ticket in Albania and I'm speaking albanese or whatever you need to speak, right? And I was like, but I wasn't doing anything. I don't even know what he thought I did wrong. And he was like so angry and then something else just go. I'm like, okay, I'm like, I'm like, dude, I'm one of the best drivers here. Like there's some horrible drivers in Albania too. Just like on your ass. Like the drive Formula One racing, like I'm driving good. What do you mean? I'm not gonna cry, right? But this episode is going quite crazy. We're close to an hour into it. So I think, hey, if this has been helpful or if you have additional questions, maybe we'll take your questions about Puerto Rico or experiences here in anything that you want to know and we'll address them in a future edition. Or if you're already here. I've ran into people at crypto Monday who says I'm here in Puerto Rico because you talked about it. Uh oh. So how many of.

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"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

The Bad Crypto Podcast

04:59 min | 9 months ago

"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

"Some things don't ship here. You have to learn to finagle the ins and outs of how to get certain things. Super heavy stuff is like, you're going to pay a major fee. Sometimes when they say, oh, it's free in the continental United States, and then it's like, wow, $500 to ship is in Puerto Rico. Right. It's a big heavy thing. I ordered some Omaha steaks. You know, they come in this dried ice cooler and it says free shipping, but then you go and to Puerto Rico it's 39.99. I'm like, I don't care. I want my meat. Send me my delicious meats from Omaha steaks. Who is not sponsoring the show? And who I do not have an affiliate code for. But you know, you just kind of get used to not having all the things you had as a tradeoff. It's like, okay, I'm living in a beautiful place in a community surrounded by awesome people. I'm keeping the money that I'm making and not giving it to the U.S. government for programs that I don't even agree with and probably don't actually help the people that are intended to help..

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"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

The Bad Crypto Podcast

05:49 min | 9 months ago

"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

"You kind of skip most of fall, fall just happens one day, all the weeks hit the ground with one good rain and spring is short because winter extends. And so, you know, you deal with the cold, you also deal with the beauty in Denver, but I've had them out. My God. And that last place that you live because I mean, I was there, one place on high street. And then when you moved and got that on the 23rd floor, overlooking, and you could see in the mountains and that shit is so beautiful. It was amazing. I lived there for three years. I had floor to ceiling windows and just a view of the entire front range. You could see all the way up past Fort Collins, the mountains there all the way down to Colorado Springs. But you know, so I've lived on the plane since lived in the mountains. They were very sexy. But I've never lived on the beach and one of the dreams a lot of people have is being in a place where the weather is always beautiful in its sunny and there's water beach. And so now what my point was every time I went on vacation somewhere tropical, the worst part of it would be leaving. I hated leaving good a Hawaii or you go to Jamaica or are you going to Puerto Rico and you're just getting in the groove you've been here for a week and now you've got to get on a plane and go back to wherever it is that life takes place. Well, we never have to leave here and I love that. Oh my God, when you first got here, you didn't. No. I did. You got here in April. And you did not leave until like November. You can't like I've been offered keynotes, and I'm like, you're not able to pay me enough to leave the island. I'm not trying to be snooty. It's just like my time. No, you're so fun. It's like, we're still fans enough. My time is better spent. Being home working on the next NFT project that will make me more in the long run than traveling for a day because it is like to go to even to go to.

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"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

The Bad Crypto Podcast

05:18 min | 9 months ago

"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

"But he became the pied piper of palmas. Once he started talking about it, other people started looking at it and asking what you could do what? That's what we're going to tell you guys about why we've done this. How many people do you think is he directly responsible for me? Because I'm indirectly responsible for me because he talked to you. You heard about it, and we're like, hey, we're in the crypto. And I do want to share this. Because this is kind of a joke that I say is like, if you don't know anything about crypto, your crypto level zero. Crypto level one is, oh, you got a coinbase account. Maybe you connected it to your bank, and now you're able to buy a little bit of crypto. Crypto level two is maybe you got your meta mask. Level up. Yeah, you level up, you get your crypto. You get a meta mask. You get set up with your Ethereum wallet, right? So now you can buy NFTs and you can go on open C and extra wallet. Then you learn how to, oh, I can add multiple chains to networks to my meta mask. Level up. So then you start doing some deep maybe that's like level three and doing some DeFi. Now you're getting all buff. Yeah, your crypto, your crypto wallets, you're starting to flex it. You're like the Mario that ate the mushroom and then got the power up thing. I was like level four and then you start doing the DeFi. You understand this, you understand, you know, maybe you do some rebasing stuff, you huddle some Bitcoin, you've grown it up and then level 5, but that's where you pick up the star and you're invulnerable. That's when you go to Puerto Rico. Well, level 5 is finish him. Right. It's the final move. Well, now there's level 6, and then there's level 7, which is somehow get a yacht. We can't tell you about that one day. You have to be. There's some people here. We actually hung out on New Year's Eve on this dude's yacht. We're gonna chat with him in a couple episodes. But like, wow, hanging out. I don't think it was quite a super yacht, but it was pretty soon. It was pretty super. I don't know. It was super mega super yacht. Yeah. So maybe what's it called? I don't know. It was pretty amazing. It has an elevator in it. That sounds amazing. Take me down to the crew. So it's like I look at like this. I'm like baby crypto guys compared to the people other people who are here. Oh, yeah. In Puerto Rico, crypto. You might be listening like, oh, those guys have earned someone. We haven't. No..

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"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

The Bad Crypto Podcast

05:57 min | 9 months ago

"rico" Discussed on The Bad Crypto Podcast

"As listeners of this show, you know by now that both Travis and myself have relocated our bad selves and our businesses to the tropical Paradise of Puerto Rico. Many of you have asked why we made the move and what our experience has been like so far. Today we're lounging poolside at the travilla to share with you the financial and personal benefits of moving to Puerto Rico, as well as things we have discovered in our time here thus far. So grab a margarita lather on the sunscreen and brush up on your espanol as we bring you a muy bueno episode. Of el podcast cryptographical Myo. Who's that? When it's not just the witness title this in all the nachos to those of you, this is the bank crypto podcast. Buenos with artists. We're the good retards. You.

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"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

Latino Rebels Radio

06:49 min | 9 months ago

"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

"And the level of poverty in a town like go to LES. But the other thing is the actual roots. I mean, when you talk about when you think about communities outside of the metropolitan area, are there places like the metro areas like bones say my Jaguars places like that, but when you think of a town like Kevin, I think there's roots. People do not leave. Generations. You know what I'm saying? People do not leave these towns. So this notion of the generations of families that have lived in these towns and these municipalities outside of sort of the urban centers is also part of this. And that's a very important point because I think sometimes because my content is in English, people will watch it and we'll think about it with the mentality of maybe someone who has grown up in the U.S.. You know, maybe you're from a small town, but kind of the norm is you leave your small town. And you go somewhere else and people move. So a lot of times I'll post videos and people would be like, people are allowed to move. What's the big deal? And what people don't understand is that it's a different culture. And in Puerto Rico, you're right that you have generations of people living here. There are people who had no intention of leaving care alias. The lady I interviewed in my story, she's like, my plan was to die here. I wasn't going to move anywhere. So when you come with that sort of mindset to these towns, you could really disrupt communities. Yeah, so let's talk a little bit on the bigger picture because you've obviously been following a lot of the things and doing an excellent job educating people on what I like to call this sort of like the post Maria Puerto Rico that had foundations of people saw this coming that what was going to happen in Puerto Rico didn't just happen magically. It happened. There's roots of this, you know, with the government spending and the debt crisis and it's all this perfect storm. So I guess my question is, how does this reporting link into your larger body of work in how you begin to look at Puerto Rico as a place that colonialism is just so fervent now? And how does your reporting sort of reflect sort of this new colonialism that's happening on the island? And talk about your other reporting, not just the Capital One. Yeah, I would say that I focus on that relationship between the U.S. and Puerto Rico. And the status of colonialism that Puerto Rico has been in for hundreds of years. So it applies to this story because Puerto Rico would not have those laws that give outsiders tax breaks if it weren't because of its status. You can not pass a law like this in a state. But Puerto Rico has sort of the best of both worlds for people who want to take advantage of that kind of law because you don't have to get a different passport. You can use your U.S. passport. You don't have to go to customs, you know? U.S. territory. But on the other hand, you can have laws that are very beneficial for the people who want to move here and on top of that, you have a place that historically suffered from policies and government mismanagement that has led to people having lower salaries, not enough opportunities. So then, you know, it's a place that's ripe or people with more buying power and acids to come in and having an advantage over the local population. So and the other thing is, again, that mentality. You know, I have a lot of people tell me in my videos that this is just how capitalism works and you just have to make sure that you're competitive, but it's not a level to playing field. And today I tweeted about this, how you can not compare the opportunities that people in some states have had with people who have been living their whole lives in a place that has had a lot of disadvantages for its local population. Right. And this is the part where you as a journalist and I think one of the things that I just want to commend you because one of the things that I did starting back as a journalist when I kind of got back into journalism about 12 years ago, is I started focusing on Puerto Rico in English. I was creating content in English. To begin to educate and inform people who had sort of these stereotypical misperceptions about the island colony. And what I see in your work is that you're doing the same thing. You're trying to make that connection. By going outside of sort of what I think is the insula Remo type of media you know that it stays in solar, it stays insular. So in that sense, what have you seen from your reporting? What has been the reaction not only on the island, but outside in terms of trying to change the perception of how people view Puerto Rico in the United States? I mean, how does that how do you make those two connections for you as a journalist? Yeah, and you know I love creating content both in English and in Spanish. If it were up to me and I had the time and the resources that would make every single story in both English and Spanish. But when I have limited time and resources, you're right. And the reason I choose English is because I saw that there was a gap. There was a need. And I saw that whenever Puerto Rico was covered in the networks and U.S. media. I was like, what would I see those for them? Look at the disasters. They can't catch a break. And that context was missing. And I think being able to go independent and create my content reach people, especially on platforms like TikTok, where I have an opportunity to reach an audience outside of Puerto Rican. I'm reaching people who just had no idea. They've heard, you know, Puerto Rico isn't that, you know, like, a part of the U.S., but they had no idea of the history. They had no idea of the responsibility that the U.S. has and a lot of the things that have happened in Puerto Rico. So for me, it's a process for myself because there are a lot of things I just didn't know and I am learning. It took until my adult life for me to understand a lot of these things. So to privilege for me to be able to learn these things as I go and communicate them to others. So what do you think where this, you know, in terms of where we are now in the context of Puerto Rico in 2022, just focusing on even the issues of gentrification and displacement and what you say it's like Puerto Rico without Puerto Ricans, which seems a little bit dramatic, but there are examples of it happening throughout the island. You know, you go to places. I mean, I just was back in November. When you stay inside one, it's our places. You're like, does anyone speak Spanish here? Things like that go through my head. Right, and I know that's, you know, that's in the tourist sections and things. But it's not like it's that, you know, there are parts of Taiwan that are very.

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"rico" Discussed on Tone Def Podcast

Tone Def Podcast

06:43 min | 11 months ago

"rico" Discussed on Tone Def Podcast

"Like what Barry's gonna be for us. That's funny. And Sharon will just like, you can just hear him walk up to the mic and like adjust it while he's like. All right, all right, all right. All right best, so we moving on, baby. I wanted to ask this. This is the audience. We gonna feel this question. So this day and age, should you have multiple women or should you be being loyal to your wine? I y'all feeling about that way. My boy over here got multiple. Oh, I guess I ain't talking about. I'm sorry. Wow. First of all, hey, first of all, we're roll this podcast, but I'm about to put one rule on the floor. No names, bro no names at all. No bitches. What do you mean by let me tell you about the fact fuck it? Let me tell you what this nigga did to me. Let me tell you what he did to me. Bro, I hate that this shit gotta be so internal because I don't want you know what I mean to hear about you. Hey, baby boy, this is a story from a long time ago, so this happened a long time ago. Anyways, I'm riding with so and so. Hanging with two lesbians. Literally. But I like where this is going. So it don't matter 'cause that's not even what part of the story is even about. But anyways, this nigga CJ, we get here, we get to talking about situations for no reason. CJ just goes, bro, y'all know who he was talking to. Honesty would be so funny. Like, what a fuck would you ever even say that in front of the lesbians, but just in general period? He said what again? You got on the headphones, how the fuck didn't you hear me? All right, so anyways, my bad, my bad, my bad. I was probably poor grammar. Now listen. We're hanging around these lesbians, all right? We all chill in the vibe. Showing the vibe the vibe is good. There ain't no relationship talk in the building at all. As a matter of fact, even though these girls is with each other they ain't really with each other. But they with each other for their night. You know what it's like. But anyways, so we chill it and bob and it's a good time. And then I don't even know what the fuck we talking about, but then so and so just goes out of nowhere and he goes, bob, if y'all knew who he was talking to you, I don't know how funny this was. And then he just goes in LA. Now mind you, I'm a give us some slack because it's my nigga. We are drunk as fuck. So, of course, he always. He over his slide. But that's just what I'm saying, bro hey, what niggas do shit like this? That is more than enough. It also broke the thing is it ain't about them knowing who you talking about. Why isn't that you just knowing that somebody to talk about? Period. That's right. That's what I say. Whatever, anyways, if he would, the thing about so and so is he don't want to just realize the error of his ways like, all right, bro, I'm sorry, you're right. I shouldn't have said that. And then I would move on, but he hasn't said that once. So, I'm standing on it. Fuck this nigga broke. He didn't even look at me all night. They was with each other. You know, last time I was doing them, I got hugs, at least, which is all I'm asking for, you know what I'm saying? I ain't moving in the building. Anyway. Lesbian's really hate, man, too, so like you're in that term. Exactly. No, we did. Lesbians are very dedicated. We did have a good time in the bank. Wait, but I guess we got to say this part of the story by who? By the end of the night, who finger busted her? Oh, I got fucked up that old girl. When I got back to the car, I actually fell asleep in the back seat after throwing up her feet for sleep. And they were CJ got their old girl was singing her in the front. I was back there. The lesbians were figured. Damn. Wow. Why don't you give it a good time to do what you need to do? Brawler's fucked up. I wasn't trying to do nothing but get home. Honestly. Sounds kind of like an I rose moment. Wait, what? I fucking names, bro we go have to come through here on some editor shit 'cause the names are just impeccable. Like, first of all, I'm gonna say this because we gotta edit that out. But that's our fucking SnapChat name. So it's like not the full name, but it's funny, that's her name. Iros. Anyways, more shit that we're gonna have to cut out to enjoy. All right, we'll fucking stay baby. All right. 'cause I guess it ain't real. Yeah, so I can't go look it up. Anyway, but I don't know. You're gonna be like, don't make me bring up showers in one night. Oh shit. I know some way touchier things. We'll save those for a later day. No, no. This is for a person. All right, but anyways, man, we gotta move on from trying to fucking expose each other and destroy. Let's just bring a baro's first up he's like I'm not gonna get in here and fucking all right. No, now you gotta redeem yourself are you gonna always be that nigga that came on the mic and I'm like. All right, we're not actually doing my boy RICO nasty here to introduce himself, you know what I'm saying? I told y'all we had an actual actual guessing the building, but anyways, go ahead and tell us about your situation, man. Come on. On situation. Okay. Okay, we'll tell us what it is. All right, so look, so what if you did this shit right here, so y'all seen TikTok, right? All right. And I've never seen TikTok, man. All right, so you've been feeling but you said you'd be seen in buttons that niggas be like, the dogs are like pressed into my tree. Yes, I've seen that. Motherfucker wife we make a motherfucking calling I can speak. Like off a fucking color? Yeah. It has a fucking little voice. The audience can hear. It's awesome. I said no. I said calling. Caller? Try to teach these boys how to get on the mic. And so then basically be talking.

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"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

Latino Rebels Radio

07:48 min | 11 months ago

"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

"Think the fundamental point is that statehood and I know I'm a minority, maybe one in what I'm saying. I'm talking as a journalist. Obviously, statehood. Mistake is bad. I don't say it's good or bad. I don't get into that. I'm not into politics. But things economically impossible. For Puerto Rico. And that's the point that like trying to make and try to communicate and try to prove, actually that economically statehood is not possible. So there are positive, which is based on status is based on an unreality. That will not show is my book. Okay. I mean, there's a lot to unpack there, but let me ask you a follow-up question to that. And I know you explain it in the book. I read it, but I want to make sure that why in your estimation and your reporting, do you think that statehood is not economically viable for Puerto Rico? Like what makes you make that conclusion? Let me just give you one statistic. I assume you're going to ask me that. I'm ready. Puerto Rico's per capita income, domestic per capita is 26,822 to be exact. That's 2020. Compare that to Mississippi, Mississippi is 40% more. So we are 40% poorer than the poorest state in the U.S. for capital income in the U.S. is 65,280. So we are two and a half times Quora than the U.S. now how do you quit economically? Such a poor island such a port economy tends to the U.S., you know, one of the conditions of being a state aside from the political and everything else is you have to sustain economically after, you know, carry your weight. You know, it doesn't to me, it's unreality for Puerto Rico to aspire to be a state in order to live off welfare, totally welfare, you know, that doesn't really apply to the fact that to me, it just lacks dignity, you know, self cried. It makes no sense. For me, that's unreal. There are many other statistics. Labor participation rate. This is very important. Our labor participation rate is 42%. It's one of the lowest in the world. So the two biggest problems here answering your question. Why not economically impossible? Poverty, and unemployment. Then how then well then the argument could be made that if Puerto Rico paid off his tests and now you have the junta and you have there's still sort of this fast forwarding now to what we're seeing, then how then does the fiscal control board help in this situation or you make the argument that now is Puerto Rico in a time of bus? We are still in a time of bus right now. And now we have this fiscal control board. We have a competing government in the Parisian administration kind of competing against pensions and you have policemen striking now and everything that's been happening. Police officers, students, all the basic services that are being removed. Is that more of a quagmire as well? Because it feels like there's another level to this besides the status issue. There is now an unelected politically appointed fiscal control board that is trying to get creditors paid, or trying to put the best interests of Puerto Rico in mind. Where do you fall? I mean, looking at what's happened in the last couple of years, where are you at? You're absolutely right. It's undemocratic. It's bad. Everybody hates it, but I mean, you know, we were the topic. We were thinking, the government of Puerto Rico and in this case, both parties went to Congress and look, as always, we can't pay our debt. We have no credit. We can't borrow. We can't government. You know? So something had to be done. So it was done. It was drastic. It was terrible. It's horrible medicine. It's undemocratic. It has powers that go way beyond, you know, that are democratic and elected powers. But we were thinking and, you know, you asked me again as a journalist, not politics. There was a single politician in Puerto Rico, but doesn't attack the board every day. This is like breathing. But then I ask, okay, fine, a second, but what the solution now the board, you know, the board has a mission that is to take Puerto Rico out of bankruptcy and its credit back and get the economy moving again. And once it does that, it leads us to exist. So I think. We're on the road for mess up to be expected to come to an end. And this happens when we get our credit back, we reach an agreement and secondly, the governor Puerto Rico, I think two or three years approves a balanced budget. Then it's over. And then we're back on our own. Then we have to lift the economy. We can't depend on the federal government or anybody. We have to do it. How much do you think in the last couple of years in Puerto Rico has sort of this post Maria Hayes led to sort of a reexamination of Puerto Rico economically socially politically, obviously there are examples of, you know, the rise of third parties in the last election cycle, the governor of Puerto Rico, winning with a very closely just a third of the popular vote. And how much are you seeing that also playing into this or the awareness of the dead and sort of beginning to reexamine Puerto Rico is in its place in the world and it's a relationship with the United States? Well, let me get your question right. And how much is the Puerto Rican people aware of what? The economic the crisis? I'm talking about like in a post muddy situation, since the hurricane, right. How much do you think is there more of awareness of a reexamination of sort of the territorial relationship with the United States sort of understanding that this debt crisis in essence was the product of Puerto Rican political parties and the relationship with Wall Street? We tend to overlook it's too easy. I think to blame the United States to being like the debt was created. This was spending by the island's political class. How much are you seeing sort of the Puerto Rican society challenging that in the last couple of years since a hurricane or just the rise of the third parties in the last election cycle? Well, the political structure is enormous stress. Because I think most people are aware that we were on a that we were sinking and that we have to change and that what we were doing was bad. We shouldn't have done it, and we shouldn't do it. For tomorrow it's one thing to know what the what the illness is and I answering your question. I think there is growing awareness what the illness is and we can't continue that way. And that's why, you know, a Puerto Ricans are not reelecting. I.

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"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

Latino Rebels Radio

08:42 min | 11 months ago

"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

"So we are here it's another week and when I was talking to my producer Oscar, I said, we have to have the author of a book. I just finished and the book is called boom and bust in Puerto Rico. How politics destroyed an economic miracle, totally up my alley for people that know what I've written about in Puerto Rico over the years. So I would love our guests whose base in San Juan to introduce himself. So fabulous guest from San Juan. If you can say your name and who you are and what you do. Now let's go to your Maldonado and I've been a journalist for many, many years. And written a few books. You have. You have written a few books. You were for the San Juan star, which is my the first newspaper I read in Puerto Rico when I was 5 years old. How about that? And you were an editor and a mundo, which is the other newspaper I used to read when I was 5, 6 years old. So I remember the days of journalism in Puerto Rico. We could have a discussion about that some other time on how much it's changed, but thank you for being on. You wrote a really fantastic book. I just want to thank you for getting boom and bust. Thank you for getting out, boom and bust in Puerto Rico. For obviously, you know, people follow the show we cover a lot of Puerto Rico, people do know about la junta and promise and the debt crisis. But if you could explain the main thesis of your book to someone who might not understand why your book is so important. I think it's an important people need to read. So how would you explain your book to someone who needs to read this? Well, the purpose of the book is the title says is to describe what happened when you had a we had an economic miracle and the 50s and 60s and 70s, we were admired throughout the world. It would call something democracy in the Caribbean, very small island, you know. Only on your mild by 30 miles, but made a lot of ways. And that you wanted to know those guys or that size actually is economic decline. And a few years ago, 19, I'm sorry in 2015. The governor declared that we were bankrupt, we had run up any bed of $73 billion. Now, it doesn't sound like a lot of money nowadays, you know, but for Puerto Rico, small island, that's a new amount of money. And we couldn't pay it. And that was actually the biggest municipal bond bankruptcy in the mountain history. That was a big story. So what happened? So the point of the book is just to describe it's a factual book, a lot of statistics, describing what happened. And why it happened. And I have my views, of course, I've always had them as a journalist. Although, you know, I've never been involved in politics, always newspapers. But that's the book. Yeah, I would love to, I mean, I don't know how much you've looking at your bio and seeing your past clips. But I have written a lot about the debt crisis and one of the things that I wrote back in 2015 for The Guardian was sort of this realization. That what was created? What had happened in front of our eyes? Had a lot of factors and a lot to blame. And it was too easy to just blame Wall Street when the Puerto Rican government sort of also it was easy to get. It was easy to get the capital. It was easy to get the money. So when your eyes, how did we get here? Share some of those reasons because I do think people don't know the historical roots of why we're here and why we now have a fiscal control board. And we can talk a little bit more about that after, but let's talk about the roots. Tell me some of those reasons from your perspective. The most important thing was the elimination of section 9 three 6 with sounds technical than it is. But this was crucial 9 three 6. Was a section of the U.S. internal revenue code that gave Puerto Rico a very powerful incentive to attract industrial investment. And in fact, this small island became among the world's biggest pharmaceuticals producers from a local products. And we had, you know, just about every big pharmaceutical company was located here. And that was based on that fact incentives, which was approved by Congress, but I think it's very important also that that vaccine senses was linked to Puerto Rico's exception of federal taxes. We have an unusual relationship with the United States. For American citizens, we don't think federal taxes. So the government going back to the 50s and 60s, offered tax exemption, local factors engine on top of federal tax exemption. And that proved to be a pretty powerful incentive. Well, in 1996 for reasons that we can go into, the government of Puerto Rico has Congress to repeal. Section 9 three 6. This is important. This was initiated by the government of Puerto Rico. Now, there was always opposition to 9 three 6. Some people thought it was too generous, et cetera, you know, big pharma was taking unto advantage. So we're always arguments, but it was the government of Puerto Rico in 19 96 that asked Congress to eliminate it. Congress eliminated it, we had a ten year fate of played off of that tax exemption and by 2006, it was down to zero, and that when the crisis began. So of all the reasons, that to me is the most fundamental of the most important. Yeah, no, and I think anecdotally I mean, myself growing up in Puerto Rico in the 70s and the 80s, I do recall an island that was, you know, you talk about the boom. There were things that were happening that we were Puerto Rico was seen as sort of this economic shining light. And then all of a sudden, the rug comes out of you in 2006. And then we still haven't recovered as a country. So in your perspective, is this something that is it too easy to paint it as just a problem that pertain to just one political party from my perspective I've always felt like all political parties in Puerto Rico kind of participated in this spending spree and then they had to pay for the check. Oh, yeah. So talk to me about that because I also think that's part of what people tend to overlook. What runs through the book is what I consider the most fundamental cause of Puerto Rico's economic crisis. And that is that there is a serious illness in our politics. And I would call it unreality, Puerto Rican politics is unreal. Now, what happened 9 three 6 was eliminated because the government at that time believed and it still does actually. That any kind of tax exemption is incompatible with statehood, which it is. The Puerto Rico became a faith, we would have to pay the same taxes. You know, constitutionally caused the taxes after the uniform. So Puerto Rico would lose its tax exemption. And it would lose it incentives. Now, 9 three 6 was incompatible. So they asked Congress to eliminate what drove that was partisan. Ideological status politics. And the point of my book, I.

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"rico" Discussed on Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

05:52 min | 1 year ago

"rico" Discussed on Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

"That could be something important enough that i can say. Hey maybe i'll never be as good as a dancer you are. And by the way the first side was was dancing from puerto ricans. I still suck at doing it. But i still enjoy. I liked it. Because i could move my legs and do something and maybe i can feel that connection to year like love and life. Yeah life and quite. Frankly maybe you know. Don't make the puerto rican girls income some boring white guy so a little bit of all of that but nevertheless it was a it was a beautiful thing. They they bring they. Bring out you out of you. Because it's inside of them. And i always loved that. About by puerto rico and puerto ricans and and the meal and better way to most of the food that puerto ricans put together. I learned to love. There's a few things. I don't 'cause. I'm not fish guy on any culture. I just don't really care. I mean other than tuna fish. I don't care about fishing all okay. So you know and I even i even eight the the tripe dow that that'd be some of the puerto rican meals. Which is i think. It's some kind of a stomach of the cow or something. I swear to guy if you think about it more. You're like i don't know if i can eat it but we don't you're like hey this is not bad you know and i. I'm not sure they call that Like muno something like that. But i think it's something close to that. And i didn't really like this whole allow thing which is kind of a salty fish thing. I like no. I'm just once. I had these things. I'm like i'll go with the with the stomach of the but i'm not doing this fish door ever and ever did so whenever somebody had a fish meal and like just just give me the rice and beans and and i'll drink some kool aid okay. But we're not having no fish over here. They laugh and it'd be good about that. That's another wonderful things about puerto. Ricans is that you didn't have to do everything they were doing for you to be appreciated by them and for them for them to accept you daylight. Yeah he wanted to do this. And that okay. Great you know. Let me have some of this cafe who stella which is like Like an espresso. Coffee that poor ricans would would boil the water and then put it to the strain and man is as strong as we got. You don't even need drugs to shrink. That when i went to turkey years later i the first time i drank it. I'm like this is like puerto. Rico awesome and and i was young drinking that i'm like man i'm wired like this is great so i go to puerto rican something sometimes just to eat the food and get wired from the coffee which they were kind of cool about doing it and i was young. But i'm like this is. This is how i like to do it. I would try to convince my mother to make it as a house. She's like. I don't even know where the by i'm not getting the damn store..

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"rico" Discussed on Strength To Be Human --Literary Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

Strength To Be Human --Literary Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

04:36 min | 1 year ago

"rico" Discussed on Strength To Be Human --Literary Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

"This is mine. Speak and i'm your host mark. Anthony rousey today. We're going to be doing a show about puerto rico. It's going to be different than than most shows. Because it's not really just about puerto rico or even its culture and we're going to definitely talk about those things 'cause their importance. But i have a lot of personal connections with with puerto rico a in my own life over the years and recent events made it this much that much more important to talk about for me so i wanted to do a show that Amongst the few places in the world. That i really had a connection with especially with the with the people Puerto rico comes to mind and didn't want to discount it and and my life for I certainly have my writings. Because i really didn't even know where to start on something like that so i thought the show would be the best way to kind of open up and talk about that and have a i. I find a fun and interesting. Show a different spin. If you might want to say on it now. I wanted to play this. This is a music of importer. Rico called bomba. It's the oldest of of the music of importer rico over four hundred years old and turns of its creation in style. There's a lot of forms of of music from puerto rico. He got seltzer. You got meringue game. They got you got a number of them over. The i probably like seven or eight different types and most of them involve of course some kind of a singing in spanish and you know as much as i blow puerto rico. I've never really exactly embraced. The language is spanish there's never been a forte of mine or trinta mina languages in general but the great thing about bombay is percussion based does not often a lot of singing going on. Because it's more about two percussion in the various dancing that that transpires during during the music. And it's probably one of the reasons why elected so much because it seems to be very theatrical and in many ways a very very beautiful so i play a little bit that fully and then we can kind of go from there. Okay now.

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"rico" Discussed on Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

04:36 min | 1 year ago

"rico" Discussed on Strength To Be Human --Global Arts & Affairs Podcast, Hosted by Mark Antony Rossi

"This is mine. Speak and i'm your host mark. Anthony rousey today. We're going to be doing a show about puerto rico. It's going to be different than than most shows. Because it's not really just about puerto rico or even its culture and we're going to definitely talk about those things 'cause their importance. But i have a lot of personal connections with with puerto rico. I in my own life over the years and recent events made it this much. That much more important to talk about for me. So i wanted to do a show that Amongst the few places in the world. That i really had a connection with especially with the with the people Puerto rico comes to mind and didn't want to discount it and and my life for I certainly have my writings. Because i really didn't even know where to start on something like that so i thought the show would be the best way to kind of open up and talk about that and have a i. I find a fun and interesting. Show a different spin. If you might want to say on it now. I wanted to play this. This is a music of importer. Rico called bomba. It's the oldest of of the music of importer rico over four hundred years old and turns of its creation in style. There's a lot of forms of of music from puerto rico. He got seltzer. You got meringue game. They got you got a number of them over. The i probably like seven or eight different types and most of them involve of course some kind of a singing in spanish and you know as much as i blow puerto rico. I've never really exactly embraced. The language is spanish there's never been a forte of mine or trinta mina languages in general but the great thing about bombay is percussion based does not often a lot of singing going on. Because it's more about two percussion in the various dancing that that transpires during during the music. And it's probably one of the reasons why elected so much because it seems to be very theatrical and in many ways a very very beautiful so i play a little bit that fully and then we can kind of go from there. Okay now.

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"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

Latino Rebels Radio

06:04 min | 1 year ago

"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

"Island is aware that our current situation after hurricane maria particularly and after the implementation of that board that is until finances anita that we need to reclaim and retake control of what makes us individuals rather than relying on a system that it could take just another storm to completely disconnect us. You know so just final question. Because i do think you've done. I follow you. I i read your tweets. I know where you stand on things but you do a lot in trying to educate narratives about puerto rico and one of the things is. That's why i asked you that question. Maria but just one of the things of sort of like the understanding of puerto rico in my opinion in the stories that i cover and has seemed to be over-simplified especially in the mainstream sort of like us media consciousness slowly. What do you do like how do you if you could tell like here you go you do it on twitter all the time but if you could tell like the average american person living here what exactly. They're missing about puerto rico that they need to do more education about. What would you tell that person. I think that the issue is as basic as the american general public. Not being particularly aware that we're going to go is a colony and this is because the united states policy on his territories has been intentionally ambiguous to obscure the fact that the are an empire. We all know that you know i. I lived in the united states for a few years. I went to school. The united states for a few years so i personally saw milan. Which in which the general public is you know through. Their education is told to approach how they look at the territories and it's five completely omitting that they are in fact. Collins who are disenfranchised were occupied. And i genuinely believe that until the american general public can completely understand the concept that the united states thus have fallen and that worked equal is one of them. I think until we press out bridge. We're gonna have a hard time you know trying to help. Americans grasp the severity of our situation pilot. You mentioned your twitter handle upfront. If anyone's listening to this and you really want to get a sense of you know if you're looking for puerto rican voices online where you're trying to get to learn and there's a lot of different perspectives. I follow a lot of handles. That don't agree with each other and pilot does as well and even though she was blocked from twitter from god forbid using the word gringo but that all got taken care of. I mean twitter can just a hypothetical twitter polite. How can people find you. So you're handle again so that they can follow you so it's at d. e. v. i. e. double t. e. Got it later rigas. Thank you so much for being on latino rebels. Radio differ happened. I love it. I love the fact that i got to talk to one of my favorite twitter profiles out of puerto rico and had a conversation. But i think a lot of things pilot says. Are things that if you wanna dig deeper into the rico in the current context and i think about a post muttiah post junta context. It's way more complicated than status questions or anything else. And i just encouraged fellow americans who have expressed a lot of interest and they've also told me to learn more about birth rigo like follow people like ballot. They'll give you a different perspective than you might not be thinking about. You know she mixes it up. You know twitter can be a little bit crazy. But then we have this fabulous guest and that's the voice behind the twitter profile. You see so there so if you like what you heard rate review us share this podcast special. Thanks of course to oscar fernandez who produced this show as you know. Oscar is now part of food media. But he also produces the latino media collective got to file latino media collective as well and we'll be back next week and like we always do. We always close out with my play. Us julia galleria latino rebels radio. We outta here then.

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"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

Latino Rebels Radio

04:49 min | 1 year ago

"rico" Discussed on Latino Rebels Radio

"Listen as you know we cover a lot about puerto rico. Although sometimes i need to take a break from puerto rico. Puerto rican journalist because I think of myself care and especially in the online space. But there's another story. That came out of england. Puerto rico that everyone tagged me on. I was off this weekend. And it's like who really the holy though you need to look at this and i did..

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"rico" Discussed on Talking To Change - A Motivational Interviewing podcast

Talking To Change - A Motivational Interviewing podcast

04:23 min | 1 year ago

"rico" Discussed on Talking To Change - A Motivational Interviewing podcast

"So we have a lot of influence. Also from africans like using gains food. So that's basically how i can describe our culture. It's very buried. So our culture not going to be the same as other people from other latin american countries because our history is very different. But we also have a lot of american influence. Because our territory. So it's kind of very complex. I guess are true. We have a lot of. Let's say with programs and projects in different Situations that are going on. We relate a lot to latin america and then a lot to us background. So lots of different ingredients lead into the expanse of being an individual and the community levin on the island of puerto rico. And i guess leading on from what was asking just high in high. In what ways do you think this particular and unique bland of culture has received motivation. What family has it had to do with motivation. Enter into odd. Some ingredients adds some of the spice of puerto rico to the practice of ma for it to be useful and meaningful for them. Hopkins of puerto rico in a land. Break-ins are enough. Sure you guys heard about this before we're used to going to someone a doctor a counselor social worker. And they're the expert. Were sitting there listening to the expert. Ause what to do as puerto ricans. Were very familiar. You know we're a little bit more sometimes. We don't call the doctor dr something. Sometimes we call them by the first name because even the doctors. Tell me bob or some so in that aspect. I don't think it's too far not that another we're going to be working professionally..

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"rico" Discussed on History of Color

History of Color

03:31 min | 2 years ago

"rico" Discussed on History of Color

"If anything else I would say that the best the best way to one of the better better ways to control or to manipulate or change the course of action when it comes to any kind of like you know on people whether it's a country you're the island for instance a put the rico Is a to have basically control of the economy and by that is what exactly is the country making Two four it's only common economy. You know not country but the islands and You know when one of the things is if you tax like you're saying if you tax to an extent where the the people of the island are gonna be Not able to basically feed themselves. You know bas- basically barely surviving. Then you're able to take over land because if you have people who cannot afford to keep their land. They see their foreclosed or they have to sell right. The other thing another they did is they had different agriculture Prior to sugar sugar is more profitable so they turned eilly to giant sugar plantation. Which number one is creating more profit for the companies but it's not helping the soil casino you have to have rotation Different things we can grow in there. She can help the people if people are able to grow their own. You know they'll have different agriculture. Go through you know through their different foods so they'll be able to feed themselves off the land a supposed to now relying on maybe imports. Because you don't have the food that you're growing yourself right. Sugars not gonna do it right and Any people who farm out there know that if they're trying to if you're trying to implement a new crop that is not used to or Used to the land that you're working on then it can actually Caused the land to recoup slower. So there's this there's that too. I mean all of these things that these things that are thought of as little or just one piece of the puzzle actually create the whole The whole problem and we end up in a situation where now buddy go is in debt..

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