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European powers press Iran to back off latest nuclear move
"The Iran nuclear deal are demanding Iran halt its announced plans to produce uranium metal based fuel. Teri Schultz reports. Tehran is banned from this activity for 15 years under the 2015 nuclear deal that is still technically in force. Despite numerous violations, Britain, France and Germany say in a joint statement they're deeply concerned by Iran's announcement it would produce uranium metal, noting the country has quote no credible civilian use for it, but that there are grave military implications. They insist Iran should immediately return to compliance if it wants to preserve the deal. This is just the latest example of the regime's violations since claiming it has the right to breach them after the U. S, withdrew and 2018 and re imposed sanctions lifted by the deal. The International Atomic Energy Agency confirmed this week. Iran has begun to produce the uranium metal. Iran says it wants the Biden administration to rejoin the agreement, and then it will discuss complying with it. For NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. This is NPR.
Dutch Government Resigns After Benefits Scandal
"The Dutch government is resigning over a scandal in which families receiving child care benefits where mistakenly accused of fraud. Teri Schultz reports Prime Minister Mark Ruta and his Cabinet will remain temporarily in a caretaker position. The Dutch government's downfall comes after some 20,000 working families were wrongly accused of cheating the system and forced to repay thousands of euros in benefits The Dutch tax office said had been mistakenly paid. Many families were put in severe financial distress for what was later found to be largely a result of administrative errors. In a press conference announcing his resignation, Prime Minister Rudy acknowledged quote Innocent people have been criminalized and their lives have been destroyed. He says the country's parliament was not correctly informed about the tax offices procedures targeting the parents. 20 of them have launched a lawsuit against current and former officials
China's President Xi asks former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz to help repair U.S. ties with Beijing
"Points. The president of China has asked the former CEO of Starbucks, Howard Schultz, to help prepare US Chinese relations, admitted tariff war and tension over technology and security. Schultz Open Starbucks First China outlet in 1999. And is a frequent visitor there. In a letter President Jean Jean Ping encourage Schultz to play an active role in promoting
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson signs Brexit trade deal
"Minister Boris Johnson had signed the newly reached trade agreement between the United Kingdom and the European Union. Britain's House of Commons voted to approve the post Brexit deal earlier today, Teri Schultz reports that compromise which avoids tariffs and quotas between the two sides still has to be approved by the European Union's legislature. While British lawmakers were rushed into voting today on the post Brexit trade deal. European Union parliamentarians refused to do that. It won't start scrutinizing the more than 1200 page agreement until their first sessions in January and may not vote on it until March. Nonetheless, all 27 EU governments have approved it and the terms go into effect provisionally January 1st, averting a disaster for businesses on both sides when the post Brexit transition period ends at the start of the year. Teri Schultz reporting from Brussels.
UK lawmakers approve Brexit trade deal
"Trade and Customs deal forged on Christmas Eve has been signed by European Union leaders and flown to London for the British side of Finalize. From Brussels, Teri Schultz reports while British lawmakers were rushed into voting today on the post Brexit trade deal. European Union parliamentarians refused to do that. It won't start scrutinizing the more than 1200 page agreement until their first sessions in January and may not vote on it until March. Nonetheless, all 27 EU governments have approved it and the terms go into effect provisionally January 1st, averting a disaster for businesses on both sides when the post Brexit transition period ends at the start of the year.
EU ambassadors approve post-Brexit trade deal
"Brexit trade deal clinched. On christmas eve has now been provisionally approved by european governments teri schultz reports. This will allow the agreement to take effect on january first ambassadors from the twenty seven remaining members of the european union have given their formal backing to trade and customs agreement worked out between the eu and uk last week this agreement will prevent tariffs and quotas being imposed on uk goods entering the e eu single market when the brexit transition period officially ends december. Thirty first although parliament's on both sides also need to approve the agreement. The european parliament refused to call a special session to consider the more than twelve hundred pages of court on such a short time line. That will only happen next month but will not prevent what's being called the provisional application of the term starting friday the british parliament will vote on the deal wednesday and expected to approve it
Cowboys vs. Eagles score: Michael Gallup leads aerial assault against Philadelphia, keeps Dallas alive in NFC East
"Dallas cowboys ended the philadelphia eagles season on sunday afternoon at. At and t. stadium. That's right the eagles now with only four wins with only one game left even though the cowboys will need some help from them. The philadelphia eagles are officially done. And we'll have to look forward to two thousand and twenty one when their quarterback will be jalen hurts full-time or carson wentz. Who knows there's a lot to get into as it as it relates to this game again so many things happen. Let's start the first highlight to show you here. If you're watching on youtube sean. Jackson did indeed have an eighty one yard touchdown. Jalen hurts finds him about six minutes left in the first quarter. Just absolutely rose. We had absolutely chance. This is the type of thing that we've grown accustomed to seeing. Unfortunately from sean jackson he has gotten the better end of the cowboys for a long time over a decade. Schon jackson has been shown the cowboys now with multiple quarterbacks in multiple home stadiums schon jackson has had success. I'll give it to him that. At least this time. He remembered to score the touchdown and not fumbled the ball right in front of the goal line. Let's keep on. Let's get to some more happy. Highlights and michael gallup who was in contention for our star of the game. His first touchdown was a beauty as the second quarter. Began getting the cowboys. Back in the mix narrowing the margin. Fourteen to ten michael gallup like i said look at that elite camera work from fox. We'll talk about that in a second. Michael gallup quickly got to work. He had a big gain a little bit after a few minutes later. Look at this starting his own thirty five running down the sideline a bunch of eagles chasing him. Michael gallup doing all the work doing all the work doing all the work and then speaking of work you know the cowboys as we all know they like to feed ezekiel elliott. This was later on that possession the cowboys trailing fourteen. Ten and ezekiel elliott. There's no video of this so apologies. If you're watching on youtube you can see our freeze frame image. A looked like ezekiel elliott. Who had a really great game really looked like he scored on. This place is a bad angles from the tv copy but to me to my naked eye it looks like zeke. Elliott is over the line. I think that that's a touchdown. Zeke mike mccarthy did not challenge this. The cowboys wound up settling for fuel narrowing the margin fourteen to thirteen. They would ultimately start their climb back and they're ferocious. Climb back in fact. Let's get to that. Climb another michael gallup touched down here at the end of the first half andy dalton not even messing around just looking right for him and michael gallup again just a superstar a true wide receiver. One cowbys have three of them. Dalton schultz you can see very happy for his teammate. This was a phenomenal performance by michael gap
Congress Passes Covid-19 Relief Bill
"Page bill weighs in at $1.4 Trillion to fund the federal government through September. Coupled with $900 billion in covert relief that relief includes $600 per person and direct stimulus payments $300 in additional unemployment insurance, more than 300 billion in loans to help small businesses and hundreds of billions more for schools, coronavirus testing and the distribution of vaccines. Some say it goes too far. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says it doesn't go far enough. It doesn't go all the way, but it takes us down the path a first step speaker. Pelosi was joined by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer, who said the bill solves some problems but not others. These include a resumption of expanded unemployment benefits. Another round direct payments relief for renters assistance to make sure that Americans can put food on the table. The staggering level of food insecurity caused by the Corona virus pandemic, says Hoyer is a stain on the nation in the richest Country on the face of the earth. We have people in food lines who can't feed themselves. That is not only wrong, it is immoral. Texas Republican representative Kay Granger supported the bill, saying there's a lot to cheer about our package. Will ensure the timely distribution of vaccines across the country, help small business affected by the economic downturn and provide much needed relief for airports and the airline industry. Which is so important. Democrat Debbie Wasserman Schultz agreed. The bill doesn't contain everything, but what it does contain, she says, is crucial. It shortchanges key relief programs like eight to our first responders and state and local governments. But the American people are suffering and need immediate relief. Many lawmakers who say the bill doesn't go far enough also say they're hopeful more relief will be on the way under the Biden administration. As the House passed the bill, the Senate took it up shortly thereafter racing toward a midnight deadline for passage to get much needed covert relief out the door and to close the chapter and head home for the holidays. Linda Kenyan Washington. It's
Purdue Pharma Board Members, Accused Of Fueling Opioid Crisis, Questioned in Florida
"Is accused of fueling the opioid epidemic and two board members. Have been hauled before Congress to answer the allegations. It's very clear that produce Pharma always chose to maximize profits at best. This behavior is negligent. At worst, it represents a deadly and deliberate strategy that made your family rich. While harming hundreds of thousands of people. South Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz question David and Kathy Sackler to family members who were on the board of the privately held drugmaker the launch
Health care workers facing record hospitalizations amid pandemic
"Los Angeles County health director Barbara for Ares warning of catastrophic consequences if more people don't heat orders to stay home and within their own household members. House official in California's third largest county is urging hospitals to cancel elective surgeries and implement plans for an onslaught of covert 19 patients as intensive care units. Philip Statewide, Dr Karl Schultz says ambulances have been waiting for hours to unload patients. Because Orange County emergency rooms are so backed up. Urged hospitals to begin expanding capacity immediately. California's hospitalizations already are at record levels living less than 1500 of the $17.7800 total intensive care unit beds available. Ah hospital in the Imperial County is put beds under a tent in a parking lot. For non covered
OC Hospitals Urged to Trigger Surge Plans
"County Health Care Agency is strongly urging hospitals to activate their search plans and cancel not emergency surgeries over concerns about overwhelming the E. M s system. Dr. Karl Schultz, the county's E m s medical director, says some ambulance E. M. T s air having to wait hours to transfer patients to emergency departments. As part of the directive, Ambulances are being allowed to drive the hospitals that are more than 20 minutes from their standard destinations. Medical facilities that can immediately accept patients. Hospitals do have plans for when they're ICUs fill up so we would make do with some other rooms. Often times. There are times where we may not have an immediate bed available in the intensive care unit. We hold them in the emergency department for a while, so that's a common practice across the United States. Dr. Jim Keeney is the associate director of the emergency Department of Vision Hospital. Admission via Hell, he tells K attacks. His hospital has already expanded ICU space that has set up a tent to treat emergency patients. Dr Kinney says it's different than a regular flu season. This time because the ICU is more crowded and the patients are sicker. He says A big problem continues to be maintaining a full nursing staff, with his and other hospitals struggling to maintain adequate staffing levels.
How the Biden administration will affect the EU
"With the biden administration taking office in just under a month. You leaders a counting the days until they feel like they can have a new start with an american team. that's more committed to transatlantic relations this week. The us foreign policy chief. Joseph barrell reveal the agenda he hopes to pursue well joining me on the line from brussels. Is our correspondent. Teri schultz terry. It's not an exaggeration to say most e you leaders a hugely relief with the biden win and believe things are going to be different now. Where does the e u. side wants to start well and they've actually released this document now laying out where they believe. The most progress can be made in the fastest and most efficient way. And that's what you high rep josette burrell released yesterday. And they've got four areas where they want to start the europeans. They want to start with corona virus. Response making that again. A global effort with president trump having pulled out of the world health organization saying constantly america first america first when it comes to a vaccine. That's something that does not sit well with the europeans who are committed to making vaccines affordable and available to the entire world on climate. They are very much looking forward to president-elect biden making good on his campaign promise to rejoin the paris climate accord. That's something that suffers without. Us leadership and i think president-elect biden is is committed to doing that the third one is a little a little tougher trade and technology that you use third priority and that's one where you're not going to automatically see any. Us president stop protecting or trying to protect american tech giant's against for example e regulators who want to recoup taxes from from the multinationals. That's going to be somewhere where we we may not see as quick progress but on trade looking at the world trade organization where president trump is just continually attacked and and made it impossible for the wto to get reforms that the europeans also support. I expect that that will be one of the areas that there will be some quick progress and unwed burrell calls global action and he says this is working toward a safer more prosperous and more democratic world and they're hoping that president-elect biden will put more emphasis on human rights on rule of and on basic democratic values that the eu and the us due to a large extent share but is it realistic for the e. You just think that the biden administration shares these views simply going to sign onto this plan. Or i think europeans may be disappointed by the fact that foreign policy is probably not going to be the first thing on on president-elect biden's list he's got to deal with the corona virus that's just raging in the in the us and and the divisiveness that this campaign and actually the trump presidency has brought about in america and he's got to work on that before he can justify to anyone that he's going to be working on with with european leaders but he very much wants to do that. All of his statements during the campaign to to europeans. Were basically i understand. This is not the way the. Us you relationships should work and he will. He does share a lot of these views. He certainly will not be giving comfort to leaders. Like hungary's viktor orban or the polish government. That is rolling back the rights of women. He will have. He will have a few things to say about that. Which president trump left unsaid or probably didn't even believe
U.K. becomes first country to approve Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine
"Lawmaker says britain's emergency authorization of a covid. Nineteen vaccine is rushed and problematic teri schultz reports the. Uk's become the first country to approve. Emergency use of the pfizer vaccine peter. Liza who's the spokesman for health policy for the european parliament's largest political group is warning eu governments not to follow the uk's quote hasty authorization of vaccine lease it says regulators have had data from the companies for too short a time to be sure of its safety. The medicines agency will meet later this month to consider approving the pfizer biontech vaccine. Teri schultz
UK, EU resume face-to-face trade talks with time running out
"The European Union and Britain resumed face to face talks today on a new trade agreement following Brexit. They have just over one month to come up with a deal and Teri Schultz reports. Neither side is expressed expressing optimism. You chief negotiator Michelle Barney is back in London after a week of self isolation due to a member of his team testing positive for the coronavirus. Both you and UK say they want a new arrangement governing trade and customs when the transition period following Britain's departure from the block ends December 31st. But talks remain snagged on issues regarding EU fishing rights in UK waters and what Brussels calls the level playing field, which primarily refers to Britain's obligations to it here to EU standards on goods it wants to export into the block. Any deal that negotiators make would still have to be ratified by Parliament's on both sides Without a deal. Tariffs and other barriers go up January 1st for NPR news. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. This is
A Chilling Question Divides Europe: Open Ski Slopes or Keep Them Closed?
"Union countries are at odds over whether it is safe to open ski resorts for the winter holiday season, Teri Schultz reports with each government and making its own rules. It raises questions both for health authorities and for vacationers When the coronavirus first turned up in Europe to major hot spots were ski resorts in Italy and Austria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking countries to keep the resorts closed this season. Italian Prime Minister Decepticon to urged his citizens not to go skiing. The European Commission doesn't have the authority to tell countries what to do. But as commission spokesman Stephane Daycare, Smucker explains here through an interpreter, it hopes they'll cooperate. We're asking the member states to coordinate their efforts properly taking into consideration the existing state of science and the guidelines that have been drawn up. Austria, however, says it would mean a loss of More than $2 Billion to shut down. Non EU member Switzerland reportedly plans to keep its slopes open for
A Chilling Question Divides Europe: Open Ski Slopes or Keep Them Closed?
"Countries are odds over whether it is safe to open ski resorts for the winter holiday season. Teri Schultz reports with each government making its own rules. It raises questions both for health authorities and for vacationers When the coronavirus first turned up in Europe to major hot spots were ski resorts in Italy and Austria. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is asking countries to keep the resorts closed this season. Italian Prime Minister Decepticon to urged his citizens not to go skiing. The European Commission doesn't have the authority to tell countries what to do. But as commission spokesman Stephane Daycare, Smucker explains here through an interpreter, it hopes they'll cooperate. We're asking the member states to coordinate their efforts properly taking into consideration the existing state of science and the guidelines that have been drawn up. Austria, however, says it would mean a loss of More than $2 Billion to shut down. Non EU member Switzerland reportedly plans to keep its slopes open for
Another week gone, Brexit trade talks remain stuck
"Talks are nearing the wire with about a month to go to close a follow up deal on trade and customs between the European Union in the UK It's Teri Schultz reports, the coronavirus added yet Another delay You chief Brexit negotiator Michele Barnier says he's out of self isolation now and headed back to London to meet his British counterpart, David Frost, a member of Bunnies team tested positive for the Corona virus several days ago, postponing face to face meetings. There are just five weeks to go before the EU and U K must have completed an agreement on new post Brexit rules governing trade and customs practices, a deal which must also be ratified by parliament's on both sides by the end of the year. The sticking points remain fishing rights and the creation of what the U calls the level playing field with penalties. Applicability. Either side breaks the rules for NPR news. I'm Teri
US withdraws from open skies treaty
"Treaty that shares air surveillance data. Teri Schultz reports Open Skies treaty signed and ratified by 34 countries other than the U. S allows members to conduct surveillance flights over each other's territory. It's considered an important confidence building measure. US notified the other members six months ago that it believed in Moscow is violating the treaty by blocking fly over access to certain areas and said it would pull out. As a result. Almost a dozen European countries issued a statement at the time expressing their disappointment at the US move. Then candidate Joe Biden also criticized the decision as exacerbating tensions with Russia. New Jersey Senator Bob Menendez, the top Democrat on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he expects President elected Biden to rejoin the treaty for NPR News. I'm Teri Schultz in Brussels. This is NPR news.
"schultz" Discussed on Two Broads Talking Politics
"To feeding Donald Trump. I would never want all the women in this country in the men who love them to this means. We're also going to put on pause. What has been happening to women in this country in it continues to happen to women in this country including the lack of opportunities for us to lead. So that is still on the agenda always. It's just right now. The most important thing is to get the most dangerous president. We've ever had a newest history out of the White House. Yeah and I you know Although it is not what we had hoped for I think having a a woman vice president is no small thing. We haven't had that you know and I think change can then come very quickly if we can move past this initial hump of just getting trump out. And then you know push toward What can be a really great future. That's an excellent point. Kelly about humor vice president. I I can't imagine it will be I'm particularly hopefully a woman of color and that will be moment for not just the Democrats for the country. We had a female nominee once before. But this we we. We have never seen the likes of these times right. Everything is different in new hope on. So thank you for bringing that up. Well so are there things topics that you would like to make sure that we talk about today things. That are really sort of on your mind as we're in this moment you know it's twenty twenty. There's the pandemic there there's so much going on Of course the Senate is is going to be back in session soon. So I'm sure that your your have that on your mind as well. It wastes it weighs a lot of my mind. Actually because I may forgive rampal in this lifetime I don't tend to be. Somebody holds a grudge. But he really scared.
"schultz" Discussed on Two Broads Talking Politics
"Ceremony. There will be no and a year stuff. I don't hear them complaining about that so much. They are really wondering what happens next with their careers because the virus internships are being canceled or delayed. And we're doing what we can at the university to help them through that I've been advising though all of them to be taking notes to be keeping journals because they will be the storytellers of this pandemic. We will be feeling the impact of this for decades and we want to believe I learned this running the memoir shares Senate race in Chicago six when I did the book for Random House and his lovely wife there were so many moments I thought. Wow this server gonNA forget this. I'm so glad I wrote it down anyway because there's so many big things are happening quickly. You do. Forget and really important. You could forget how you felt in the moment which may be different than how you remember it later right because you may feel differently about the whole experience later so been encouraging students to find purpose in this they are meant to writers and also had a lot of future filmmakers and ethics class documentary filmmakers as well feature filmmakers in addition to the journalists and. I told them it really is true. That whatever you can get through all material it all informs work and that they are in. I was telling them before. This that they were in a they. Were Living History Right now. Because of the trump presidency this has magnified. Dad is impossible to calculate by. How much terrible as the information. Coming out of the White House has been and as terrible as these press conferences have been one of the sort of shining moments of all of this is how well the women journalists in these press conferences have been have been doing the the sharp questions they've been asking you know you came up in journalism at a time when there weren't as many women journalists you know what what is that What does that sort of look like? Do you think that this is inspirational to two women who are thinking about journalism? Journalism continues to be a career that That works that that pays money well. We'll always have our journalists and one of the reasons I'm more optimistic is because the younger generations that have come up since are going to help us figure out how to save it and how to make it worthwhile as far as the women. One of my favorite things to do when I am in Washington is our experience is how many of the young women who are covering politics up and introduce themselves today and I always tell the same thing you didn't exist. I was your age. It was so hard to convince any editors we should be covering politics and that is one of the biggest changes and I think we're really seeing why it should have been happening a lot sooner because they can be tough and it's particularly important with a president who belied women so regularly to have these young women by young and look. I'm sixty two so you can live a lot of. You're still be younger than I am at this point to watch these young women. They don't flinch. They don't grimace. They just keep pressing pressing.
"schultz" Discussed on Business Wars
"Introducing the capital one walmart rewards card earn five percent back at Walmart online games for the kids headphones for data laptop. For Mom doesn't matter you get five percents back at Walmart Online. You'll also earn two percent at Walmart in store restaurants and travel and one percent everywhere else. When you want all that H- you need the capital. One Walmart rewards card. What's in your wallet? Terms and exclusions apply capital. One IN A it's October. Nineteen eighty-three starbucks headquarters. Seattle Howard. Schultz rings. His hands as he paces the office of Jerry Baldwin. The company's co-founder Schultz's pacing becomes more frenetic Baldwin size. He knows he can't put Schultz off his persistence. His Mind Boggling Jerry. Espresso bars are the future of starbucks. If you'd seen the ones in Milan you'd believe me but I didn't see them. Howard look most Americans have no idea what espresso is or how great it is. We could introduce them. Baldwin GETS UP FROM HIS DESK. He walks to the door and opens it signaling. The conversation is over but day after day. Schultz keeps after him. If he can just bring Baldwin around Jerry please reconsider all right. Howard you can test your precious Espresso bar. Thanks that's great. Now I'll need fifteen hundred square feet in one of our stores. I'm giving you three Hundred Square Feet. Max. There will be no room for chairs or tables. There's room for a counter okay. I'll make the best of it. Shields squeeze out a corner of an existing starbucks adds a gleaming chrome espresso machine in line shelves with tens of Espresso to Baristas are taught to make the specialty Italian drinks and on an unseasonably cool day in April nineteen eighty-four. His Espresso Bar Opens Schultz watches anxiously as customers drink from their porcelain cups. He sees genuine pleasure in their reactions by closing time the first day. They've served an amazing four hundred customers. He High Fives Baristas soon. The Espresso Bar is serving eight hundred customers daily every evening. Schultz rushes into Baldwin's office waving sheets of paper. Detailing the latest sales figures Jerry. Customers are standing in lines out the door. You've tested it. And Yes people like it. But it's just a distraction from our business which is selling coffee beans. I need you to close down. Don't you see the bar? Is Luring in more customers. This isn't the time for a new venture. We have an opportunity to buy peace coffee and we're putting our energies there. You'll have to live with that but Schultz can't live with it. He fought so hard to join starbucks. He knows in his gut that Baldwin is overlooking a huge opportunity. Now he's got to decide what he's most dedicated to the company.
"schultz" Discussed on The Steve Austin Show - Unleashed!
"At none other than the one and only Dr d David Schultz David. Here's the thing you gotta you gotTa Combat Tennessee and I know you. You're no stranger to honeydew less. I just got gonNA dog shit and the front yard dockyard in my front yards about twenty yards wide. It's about ten yards longer. My backyard is even smaller garden honeydew list and now that I know that you're a little bit kind of retired. You're still working but you're no stranger to the same lists. Oh Yeah I don't have a hundred degrees I got honey. Group book was does any good book. Bush has she come through. Your wallet goes and I guess you ain't GonNa go down there and move them. Pine trees from their mother trees ally moving them you move you move. I probably won't get eight tonight because of the sugar coated later. I'm sorry off the dog. I thought you were talking to the dog or something you know and I'm building a building out here with a deck and all that you know just away from the only so she can get over stuff out here her growing stuff you know and she comes out there this morning. She shakes her head no other now. What the Hell's wrong Houston? I ain't just letting it go. You know she looks at stuff before he misses dawn. When you know if different when you finish as you're working building a deck level everything from the bottom up when you start it might be two or three inches getting started until you get it all and they ended up getting done you know and then she comes never knew what the hell but isn't that beautiful. Yeah go ahead. I'm just got finished I told Ya I'M GONNA call you at ten o'clock in the morning on my time. Which is twelve o'clock your time because you over there in Tennessee and I was three minutes late and I ain't never laid for nothing. I would never liked to know Bokan because I was the first guy to build last attlee so the reason I was laid was because I called one of my greatest rivals in squared circle. Brenta Hitman Hart and I wanted to get a little backstory out him because I knew he wrote the forward to your book and have you call. Don't call me thank the real stone Dr David Schultz. So we're going to get into the muck and we'll talk all about the book because I want people to have reason to buy it I read it from cover to cover. It took me a while to read it. Because I'm such a slow ass reader but I enjoyed the hell out of it and Another so many stories that we can talk about. Just shoot the breeze anyway but one of the big questions. I asked this on the telephone. The the other day being an arrest on business and he was an army and then he was in Poland for three years. He was a truck driver. Your wife Peggy and you have to go over forty years now. Eight years This June it'll be forty eight years. Y'All hell did you do. Stay away on all of that. Now that I'm home you know as you know I gotta hide out the woods and stuff like is he goes live. I'm going over our her and the dog. She turned the dog loose and goes and finds me three or four pit bulls three or four hundred one but I got one good tracker. She didn't let him go. He'll track me down. You know I do economist training a little bit. You know but he just gone down down to your standing looking. But what are you doing here do you know? I didn't know that or not but let it. Yeah the great man. When you're out you're nobody around. You can do what you WANNA do. You know but forty eight years. And if she hadn't been with me forty eight years I'd probably be in jail or dead or something you know. I mean She is saved a lot of people labs in my in my time without her hurts up my grandkids and daughter and all that stuff and you know for something that I would do. I just Kinda laid back now and take it easy. I tried to until I get to talk people down talking about that the David when I was watching you watch your stuff in a ring and of course you're about a generation ahead of me and youtube went around way back today and I grew up in south Texas and rat before Wrestlemainia one when he was in New York and I know you've been through many different territories but you know when I watched and look back some of your promos. He'll cut in with a mangy in Oakland for those towns Pacific interviews to promote ticket sales. And stuff like that. And sometimes you. You'd go you talk so much trash at Jane. Couldn't even you poppy and you just talk some trash but but I really. I really figured in some of my conversations on the phone with you are characters You know a few years apart were in many ways very similar and just in my conversations with you on the phone I just I was wondering where you came up with the Persada because to me it seems real and it just seems like David shelter has gone from being turned up from a two to about eleven or twelve when I be kind of make an assessment rarely. Yeah that's You know when I was going up you know I I was poor. I still real for them and Anything won't and I had to. I had to fight but you know if I had something somebody wanted. They take it away. I had to keep it if I lost goodbye. I lost it so I learned a long time ago that a lot of times. You can talk your way above people you know if they thought you mean what you said you were going to do You know like you going up you know God help. We'll take newspapers okay. You take them. You won't take them no more the next day. I mean that you know. He didn't bother them in there and take my newspapers normal. But I always I love to talk with people you know and You know always tried to back up what I said off my trouble. I tell people you know. Hey Yeah if you say that one more time I'm GonNa tell you and they say it one more time I'll tell you know I gotta repetition even before a that You know hey if they tell you something watching all hell out of you. But that's the way I raised I three brothers and all of them were suffering. I was but It was Pretty well fighters to did you Matt Peggy. Because I know you guys were high school sweethearts but but yeah. So how did that come about? Football game One time we was in the junior high school football game and then I had a runner around fakher down and try to keep up with her and she kept being hard to get you know and then When I went on I mean everything. Stay in touch with her and all this and I got out soon as I got out. We got married and the rest was history. We whenever where on everything. And she's been great. This girl would not even all the wrestlers. Hey she will not open her mouth about anything that said or done around her because I told her a long time ago the wrestling this. You'll see a lot of things. It's not your business because you don't know what the guys what kind of situation they have with their wives or girlfriends or whatever. It's an none of your business. Keep your mouth shut because you don't know nothing about it. She said Okay and you know and she never did. I mean I think not her business with other guy do here. The wrestlers redefining. What she's seen in the business would probably But a lot of them On-road somewhere else ain't already on the road but she wouldn't speak up. She wouldn't say anything. I mean she knew a lot of the less leaders wives and stuff and she with other people or this person. Hey you don't know their situation and I've seen you. I've seen you on TV wrestling all like you said a couple of years apart between us but we were so much alike that you know if there's any better wrestler than I might would worry about in the rain or out of the range it would have been you because The way you go after people and stuff and it reminds me of me and I don't WanNa get me. I don't know what gets me but all these other guys that you know I never had a fear of any of I mean you know the biggest WIMP I have I have. I mean he he. He didn't have a place to stay when he started business. He'd come up our house out of house. My daughter Lake sleep her bedroom and she goes to the couch and he he was sleeping in the van and You know we can come real good but this guy was vigorous coward. I had ever seen now. We good brands. I'm just telling you out on the street and stuff and then but he was good entertainer learn how they're going to change and he did what he had to make money in that you know. I guess that's mainly gay. But when I'm saying there's nobody out there legitimately bad that I know except you would be the one I would have. I don't know if I don't WanNa Care Baseball Bat or I think David here I don't know from from an L. digits hand to hand combat. I just know there's different levels of tough you you've got your you've got your guys. And like I think you've got referencing. Beaucoup was one of the baddest guys that was ever to business. I think I was called into the mold of a man. I was like a cockroach you know. Take the punishment of the business town. Dr Almost get paralyzed finish match. The Oh yeah that kind of tough. I want to go back to you just as far as you gift of. Gab and I know you guys grew up dirt poor and before your father passed away. What was he doing line of work? I'm just wondering where you're gift of Gab. Come problem with talking your way out of situations backing up. Would you had to do or just being in the woods in Tennessee and Texas? When I started talking on my trash you know people WanNa and where did that come from well? That's just the people that I that I grew up hanging around and that kind of stuff that I started spitting out so that was my style so he would get Gab. Coming from from being poor talking your way out of situations or having a back your situation up that is just like camera naturally to you because you also as far going into your bounty hunter days were able to really not manipulate people but talk them into. Hey man you need to give yourself up. You've always had to give to persuasion. That's right that's right and let me tell you that helped me more The wrestling talk and interviews and all that and like Memphis all live interview. You know that when you were down there live. It wasn't no delay in anything and you had to concentrate on what you're saying you know you couldn't use curse words or anything else. They cut YOU RIGHT OFF IN MEMPHIS. Lot of places have a delay you know when they clean it up all that but you know it was so easy to do to talk to these guys though because like Lance Russell would just feed you feed you own Brown with the and I mean they would let you talk hotel loans. You was carrying on a conversation the Gab that they was interesting listen do they get they get So into you talking that they just about be memorized listening to you and they'd say Oh my God what am I going to be now guy you know he does. And I know I love Canada. That was where I I really loved that up within Leyland and he would go to hard to come out and say yeah this your gut it can talk and taking Followed up relax into and And then I got into Bali hunting. You know that was the that was the wrestling plates. Such a big art my bounty UN's but people would seem the all year on TV and go out. And I had people come here living largely. Oh Yeah Docherty's man. Yeah Oh yeah baen going jail him. Okay when did you start well?.
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"Months never happened and it wasn't because of that speech but if I did not tell the truth if I wasn't transparent. I didn't ask something of them. starbucks would not have transformed itself yeah and so leadership also is about having the confidence in your people to understand and being with with you. The other thing is I was very vulnerable in front of ten thousand people and I think leaders especially men have a hard time demonstrating inning vulnerability and I think it's a strength of character. Not a weakness and people come to come to you when you're vulnerable yeah I. I have two more but I know I'm reading right now. Yeah I agree. I have one. I have a bunch. I'm obsessed with it and so there and I'm talking for like the great young entrepreneurs when we do this podcast. That's my inspiration and they don't get to hear someone like you very often. You build an empire conglomerate and you build it through great people. How important a is people in an organization one and two if Howard Howard Schultz was twenty two at a B. School or just out of graduate you graduated from school and you're broke like a lot of our listeners. We all were broke right. What what advice would you give yourself or twenty two twenty three year old on how to impress someone a coward. If I want to get a job in your offices Seattle so so first off Alex I do not have a business degree. neither do I. I visited me three yeah so nice. Everything I've learned in a sense I learned learned growing up and and learn from others so what I've told my own kids. is first off. You have to find something that you really love and you can't fake and I got to be really curious about the world and put yourself selves in situations where you're uncomfortable. You're meeting. People were not part of your sphere of influence and be curious as possible about the world in terms so in coming into starbucks about interviewing for jobs when pressing me I'm not concerned about your resume. Away went to college. I want to know about your life. I want to know about your personal story. you know one of the questions. I I ask everyone. I've ever interviewed is tell me the book you're reading and I'm I'm not so sure they just want to know. I want to know more about you. I'm when I'm when I'm always looking for is people who are hungry people people who are willing to sacrifice for the company and every one of us is going to make a hiring mistake mistake and the hardest thing for an entrepreneur anyone one in business is to realize that you made the higher mistake because you convince yourself that you can change that person and more often than not you can't so one. One of the lessons of entrepreneurship in all aspects of business is if you're GONNA fail fail fast yeah and admit it and move on yeah and try not to make that that mistake again but but there isn't a business that I know of any business that is not skewed towards the values and behavior of people and the people must be aligned must be facing the same direction and everything about behavior matters and everyone everyone's is is on the leader and so live your life like the cameras on yeah. Did you have another question for you. Go last question Okay Alaska and maybe a short unbelievable. Oh you kidding me for your team. They're fantastic. We we love. We love our shows. We Love starbucks and homecoming for me so I'm happy to be here in a great mood Howard when you think about the early mid eighties thought about this dream that you had and by the way you didn't tell us that you had to convince Sherry to you. GotTa come with me honey to Seattle because there's something she's like. I'm not going to anyway. That's another conversation but when you thought about your performance you get your. Mba guys to right. Here's the three five seven-year performa you left something out and it was going into communities. African American Communities Hispanic communities like my community and for whatever reason to three or five dollar starbucks. Maybe wasn't in the plans a guy a six foot nine point guard comes into your office right. Magic Johnson says I can be your partner. You've never franchise at the point right. What about Magic's pitch right convinced you obviously it was a very successful hundred and twenty five stores then you bought back. My question is tell tell me about Magic's pitching what you thought. When you walk into your store sure so I had a mutual friend who said one day that that Magic Johnson wants to come to Seattle meet you so you mentioned the Michael. Jordan store said I'm absolutely worse you know so so Irvin Magic Johnson walks in and you know his personality he is a few yeah and and he had a genuine genuine concern for bringing quality premium products into underserved communities and he said I'm coming here to invite you to something I want to invite you to a movie theater owned in La and I said so we later we met magic. We had dinner We knew what he what he wanted to do. What the pitch was and he said I want to show you come to the movie theater so he was involved at the time. I don't remember the company Sony Anne Theater Okay so guber yeah so he took me there. and what I saw was the without question the fact that he and his understanding the African American community specifically skewed towards doing something for for them that they would not have had access to so for me it was it wasn't so much magic. Although it was it was an opportunity opportunity to bring starbucks to underserved communities in a way that at the time we didn't quite understand. We didn't have the the the knowledge of how to do UH. I think we have the license to do. We didn't so we needed. I think an ambassador and and magic turned out to be exactly what he said he would be. He showed up and he was real. we had a great partnership and then as we got bigger and more scale got into other businesses. It was just an opportunity. I think think to realize we did great things together. We're still friends today but magic opened up the door to some underserved communities for us and it was the only time we did anything like that and and Jordan's wedding and so I'm still friends with urban still we're both rooting for Michigan State yeah. I think we both probably be at that game on Sunday. If they play Duke I know Howard representing over sixty million Hispanics and having starbucks all over our community entities yeah. We love it and we thank you for. Can I come when we're starting so I was in Miami two weeks ago. Okay and you know I have a an endeavor. We're going on right now about thinking of running for president. I think I heard something about that Alice. Did you know that I did and then by the way the peoples of means thing. You got roasted for that you know. I think it'd be fantastic. Thank you so while I was in Miami. I gave a speech at Miami. Dade it college okay yeah and then after that I was invited to Vicki's bakery in the Cuban section of Miami okay and I had an extraordinary opportunity to talk to about one hundred people in front of this very famous Cuban bakery and all I heard all all afternoon was these greats American stories of Cuban Americans who had come from Cuba and realized great success and so when I hear the President President talking about the downside of Immigration what I experienced that day gave gave me great hope and understanding about the power of immigration and these wonderful cuban-americans. I love that that's been tasked love that yeah yeah all right you ready for a little rapid fire. New Yorker Matt Matt Your Mind. You're fine. I'll start easy what what's up with the sizes. I don't WanNa say I never say the names. Let's head to have its own land. You should actually run for president be like hey listen. If I become President I will change it back to small medium and large. I've vote for you. I have no involvement with starbucks but okay I mean we created a language in America but it's I mean I always say small medium. WanNa know what you mean right okay so they get your name right most. That's what name do you give. I always get my real name. Yeah yeah exactly I worry last-named cats. I'm a bigger guy okay and you're about to have a son. I understand yes so will he be little cat. Yes he will until big and then he will. I don't know what he'll be. Maybe Tiger Tiger okay yeah. What about Oh. I actually thought of this while you're talking about the roasters you talk about innovation with the row stories. What have we had a person at the front door. Who just made fun of you when you walked in the door and roasted you? You said you were in innovation a you. In the way you walk in. It's just he just urine ugly. You know and just yells at you and then boom. You're in the rosary. I I think we will pass on that. Okay all right. That's fine Alex Miss sometimes it tops don't fit and I still that's a problem. Okay said saw a problem. We've had that problem. I think I think it's been fixed but I apologize scheduled on your pants yeah every now and then yeah yeah next time it happens chimney cleaning bill okay there we go I actually have something door. Forego the the cleaning cleaning bill the ice ice coffee. It's not uniform so sometimes they'll be like a little luke warm and then sometimes it'd be too much ice. I need a uniform. I know how much I getting. How much ice would you like. I'd like a good amount of ice where it doesn't like sometimes it's at the end. You're drinking like this weird weird gross lukewarm. There's no one is left so we're. GonNa have to work in the okay the straws. Are you GonNa do pay us or you know we're. We're and actually doing that now. I believe what about Metal Strauss people don't like metal stores because they could hurt kids a metals if the future father. I'm I agree with you. There okay I don't even know how that works that this. The big straws are sometimes a little too big. They're like actually all the time because they're the same size they're like. Maybe half an inch too big so we're going to take that back Yep. Okay you got that one. Just keep that What about getting my dad brain dump literature okay. This one kind of doesn't make sense but it makes a lot of sense. Have you ever thought about serving McDonald's French fries starbucks. Take the best thing for me. Donald let me think about that starbucks. I know now okay. That's a good idea though that's a really good idea bulls. It's bull culture blows eating things get ahead of that and Macho matches big. Get ahead of that yeah. That's a big idea. That's a big one more Norah Jones in every starbucks big nor Jones it just set the mood feels like and then my last one what about J..
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"I went to Cooperstown with my son Jordan and at a in the the breakfast in the morning every every hall of fame player Iconic Player was walking through so Ernie banks before he passed away Hank Aaron Bob Gibson. I just I couldn't believe it. I was just in our this thinking myself. I've only my father was alive to see this but about ten minutes in a God walked in and I'm looking at him and I just I can't believe it's him and it was one of the ones like you just mentioned off. Stay stay before we got on about Michael Jordan when he when this guy walked in. I couldn't talk I was like starting to sweat and it was Sandy Koufax. Oh Wow and Colfax walked and I swear the whole room turned around everyone and he was so regal and so handsome and so a wrecked shape great shape and and I just couldn't I couldn't get off my chair and my son Jordan kept on saying you gotta go introduce yourself. I couldn't do it now. Of course I missed it for listener though because yeah if you say a little I don't really WanNa talk to you then. You lose that for our listeners. you know one of the things that people don't know about Colfax besides being greatest pitchers of all time he was even bigger icon in the Jewish community yes and wouldn't pitch and he would've pinched Shalom right. I mean it it was down for Chabad but I spent some time with him in the world series and I gotTa tell you he is probably the best left handed pitcher of all time and even a better person with unbelievable character there and like you said our incredible regal carries him. He's a good looking guy. This looks like the white hair ear and the Guy all right look. I'm feel find saying remember when he came out. When the dodgers in the world series last the world series a million times never won it but he comes out and it's like well kind of breathtaking Sandy Koufax. There is all right so those are baseball like little mini entrepreneur to be a great leader so let's let's start with the story of starbucks. Maybe walk us through you graduate. Ah College Xerox Yeah and by complete almost accident you walk into a starbucks store right. You tell us that story. I was working for a company that had sold a product to starbucks so I came to Seattle for the first time in eighty-one and I walked into the first store at the pike place market and was was swept away with just the essence of the experience and basically for a year I tried to convince the two founders to hire me and the and I was successful came out in one thousand nine hundred to my wife. Sherry and I and our dog Durham golden retriever drove three thousand miles kane the Seattle. We had six stores. When I arrived a year later I went to Italy for the first time to a trade show for starbucks and while I was there ran into hundreds of Italian espresso bars prior to that starbucks coffee company did not sell any beverage average just coffee for the home so when I saw the romance to theater at a sense of community I raced home to the founders and said I I think I've seen the future of the business we have to transform starbucks and bring out Espresso. They didn't think it was great idea so they didn't want to do it so to make a long story short. I left starbucks and started my own coffee company and open three coffee bars with Christine Day. Wow too in Seattle one in Vancouver. What what was it called illegitimately came after the Italian newspaper I don't know how long we have but I gotTA keep place. Okay okay so I don't have a salary. We're just really struggling and starbucks itself gets into financial trouble. After it acquires a company in California called Pete's coffee the company so pizza in starbucks one company. The founder of starbucks comes to me and says we're going to sell starbucks. We can't keep both companies. He's we think you're the right. GotTa buy okay. Two quick stories. The first one is as I said I had no salary and she was pregnant with our first. The child Jordan and Sheri's parents come and visit US insurance father says I like you. WanNa take a walk with you. Oh that's always is a problem yeah yeah okay so we go for a walk and he says listen my my daughter's eight months pregnant. She's she's still working You've you've got a dream but it's a hobby. You gotta get a job. Why I start crying. Thank crying embarrassed. I said well I I understand. Let me talk sharing so that night later that night there they go to bed. I share the story. She's outraged that her father would have said that to me. So at that moment of Sherry would have said I think he's right. there'd be no. I wouldn't be here. You'd be talking to somebody right. She says we're GONNA see the stroke and she supported me. We raised the money however in raising money to acquire starbucks something really dramatic happened and that is he gave me sixty days to acquire the company. This is the pizza owner yeah the original start regional starbucks yeah right and not so sixty days exclusive and he came to me and it was three point point eight million dollars to buy six stores in eighty-seven now. I didn't have three point eight million. I had to go out and raise. The money counts to me in thirty days and he says how you doing so so I got half of it raised. I'm sure I'll find the other half but I did not know if I could and he says to me. One of your investors from Ilter Nali has come to me. Four million dollar offer all cash no due diligence. We're GONNA have to take and I said no way. You can't do that right so here's the punchline I tell a friend of mine the story my whole life is about to end this is going to be a crushing blow and he says estimate you gotta go see the senior partner of our law firm tomorrow morning. I said Okay I will who is it and he says a name. I never heard Bill Gates senior. Oh my gosh senior right not gates right so eight o'clock in the morning. Go See Bill Gates senior. I tell them the whole story and he says digitally you left anything out. I said no everything you told me true. I said yes and he says come back in two hours literally okay so I I leave. I come back in two hours and Bill Gates senior says Howard come on. Let's go for a walk I said. Where are we going. He said we're GONNA. Go see the man. The man is trying to steal the company. Oh Wow so. I don't know if you call them. I don't know any is it okay so we my heart is palpable tasting. I don't know what's what's GonNa Happen. We walk in and he storms into the guy's office and he and sit Bill Gates Seniors six foot seven big man and at the time was the lawyer in town. This other guy was to tighten businessperson in Seattle at that time and eighty seven and he leans over his desk and he says you should be ashamed of yourself. I saw trying to steal. This kid's dream so this is what's going to happen. WE'RE GONNA Walk Outta here. Howard's going to buy the company and you're going to stand down and we walkout and I say I said Mr Gates what what just happened right and he said you're going to buy the company and I'm going to help you with my son. My son and I can help you now. Mike now listen to this day. Bill Gates senior never told a soul of the humble act of helping me never charged me nothing so year and a half ago at the Microsoft CEO Summit. I'm speaking and sought at the. NFL The CEO Microsoft who's on the starbucks sports is you've got to tell that story because bills in the front row I tell the story. I assume they'll knows if I get off stage and he says who was that who was the guy and I said you don't know he said my dad never told me the story story so the humility of brigade senior and having my back like that helping this kit so Sherry Schultz at night says we're in this we're sticking and Bill Gates senior. the reason at starbucks was able to build this company. That's fantastic. I mean that that believable unbelievable what I love about those stories I think a lot of people who glorify entrepreneurial like behavior haven capitalism which you built your company on think that it just someone who did it all now sells and they were better than everyone else but you're you what you just said it. Is it takes you know some help. It takes some lock. It takes like people too. I'm not the smartest room on the way but it's a team sport right it. So now we have a lot of young listeners that are in college going to school entrepreneurs and they all look up to you walk us through the exercise sure cise so now. How old are you at a time.
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"Nineteen eighty-one visited a store called starbucks coffee company in Seattle and obviously the rest of great history so Howard first of all. Thank you so much for being on our show a great to be here thank you both. I've been a big Fan. I obviously I got here in one thousand nine. Hundred four arrived here a seventeen year old and I just knew the Seattle was the furthest place from Miami and the dodgers had the number two pick that year and truth truth be told. I was hoping that will go play for Tommy lasorda. We almost actually had deal done and the mariners drafted me God here and the entire city Eddie had cody of starbucks and obviously the culture you created here first of all. Just tell us a little bit about your childhood your New York sure so I grew up in the projects in public housing in Canarsie section of Brooklyn like so many the of us. My childhood experiences shaped my life. a number of different episodes produced a level of insecurity. Shame shame vulnerability of being a poor kid I when I was seven years old. My father was a truck driver picking up and delivering delivering cloth diapers before the invention pampers and he was a winter day he fell sheet of ice nine hundred sixty and basically if you're a blue-collar worker in nineteen sixty and had an accident you were dismissed fired soda with no health insurance no workers compensation and I at the very young age of seven kind of witnessed the fracturing of American family couldn't pay the ninety six dollars a month rent and went through a whole whole series of issues watching my parents struggle I never possibly imagined that one day I would be ambition to be part of a company build a company but everything I've done professionally at starbucks has been more or less to try and build the kind of company my father never got a chance the workforce so dignity and value and then twenty five years before the affordable care act providing companies have health insurance ownership for every employee and then three years ago free college tuition for everybody and so you know in the Environment Taurean now to hear people criticize vilify success or capitalism starbucks in so many ways is a I think emblematic of a company that's been built by balancing. Prophet and social responsibility and demonstrating that success can be shared so i WanNa talk about your college years and the fact that you're the first person in your family to go to college but before that sports growing up Yuccas because you know any I think we find when we talk to people entrepreneurs or people at the top of their profession. They have that competitive itch at an early age whether it be through through school or sports yeah. It seems like you were someone who had it through sports what we're sports like for you. When you were growing up so we had a school yard that was too small for all the buildings in the projects so from morning tonight there were three full court basketball courts and a school yard so all these kids came down at the exact same time eight nine o'clock in the morning to play one of those games and if you if you got in the game and you lost your basically. Siklie spent the next three hours sitting and waiting this is concrete so you did anything you possibly could to stay on that court and that drove a tremendous amount of competitive pressure. You did not want to sit for three hours. It was that kind of environment it was also an environment of a tremendous level community because the environment was very diverse so I grew up with kids very different than myself. We had one elevator in a building with eighty apartments very small. everyone shared the same kind of we were all in it together. we knew each other really well and then when I got to high school I was fortunate enough to play quarterback on a high school football team many many years ago and throw the ball. I was yeah I had a very good arm not not as strong as Alex's but that's another story yeah. and I was fortunate enough to be noticed one day by somebody who was looking it for another kid. It's really kind of weird story and that's how I got northern Michigan University. However when I went there to dream about a plane football I noticed that they were a little bigger Michigan. They weren't Brooklyn Yup and they wanted to move me to a wide receiver worse than that defensive back and I and I just not into that defensive stuff so I ended up not playing but I I went to school with Tom. Izzo and St Mary's right and so watching is the last week or so has been great yeah and can. I mentioned what I just told you say so you know my son Jordan and C. Game Com have this podcast call pull up and Izzo was on two weeks ago and he said something that was just so apropos for life and so the question was what kind of kids do you try and recruit and Izzo says streak kinds of kids kids like it kids who love it and kids will limit uh-huh I recruit kids will live that's awesome and and that you can take that and apply it to anything right business entrepreneurship sports and that is about sacrifice loving so something so much that you're willing to do anything and that also goes back to starbucks rex because the odds on nine hundred ninety seven when it had eleven stores one hundred employees today would be virtually impossible. Yeah it can only happen in America right so you would say you like sports. You like no. I loved it. I'm living he lives. starbucks live my family. I think yeah yeah you didn't live full. I did live the Yankees stone right yeah. Andrew tells about the Yankee. Look you own a sonics for well. We'll get there but baseball is one of your I love. I Love Baseball and your father yeah tell me about that yes so my father and I had a tough off relationship and he was very bitter came back from World War Two and never found his purpose but he was a massive Yankee Eh and so three or four times during the summer we would take the subway and go stadium and sit in right field and Roger Marris was right in front of a while so nineteen sixty one which we named the team yeah this sound crazy. I'm about the Yankees and so Whitey Ford number sixteens. He's pitching yeah Yogi Berra number eight or elston Howard number thirty two is catching Moose Karen. I base number fourteen Bobby Richardson Second Base Number One Tony Kubeck shortstop number ten clete Boyer Third Base Number Six the MIC is in center number seventy seventy Roger Marris in right field number nine and then left field is either blanchard or Tommy Trash fifteen manager manager three Casey stangl and Ralph Help Number Casey stangl thirty seven. Yes Ralph how this is. You know what this is. Can I just stop you for. This is very comforting because a lot of times. I think all the sports knowledge that I know has stopped me from being like really successful yeah because it's all just trash in my brain but hearing you rattle off the nineteen sixty one yankees yeah the person you are yeah look kids who listening at home. You can actually care about sports. It's and care about stupid statistics still making and there's so much about baseball strategically that applies to so much yeah because the game so much science game yes yeah in science and his failure. If you fail seven times okay right you you walk into the hall of fame and is really the gritty the the people that can actually persevere and deal with you know the negativity right and most people can't is is often not the most talented is people like Marino in jeeter and pettit. I mean there's probably a thousand pitchers that are better than Andy Pettitte yeah but if he's in the fall stadium knowing you will pick on top of anti pattern number forty eight forty six forty six. Ah would you buy the Yankees. They went for sale not for the price. They would be yeah. The only Yankees kicked the tires. Yeah it was a pretty last week and and talk to Reggie but the highlight you were in Tampa. I wasn't Wa the highlight for me. I I was just out of my mind talking Aaron. Judge and I could not believe the size of them. I mean to be that big and that athletic and so humble and such a gentleman ah what an x ray kid fantastic a lot of time I mean who brought him up through the minor leagues and he has not changed one bit. Here's a guy that's six foot. Seven two two hundred eighty pounds less than ten percent body fat as a thirty two inch vertical and can hit a ball five hundred feet. I told Major League baseball this week you should spend tens of millions of dollars marketing Aaron judge because he's the one guy that not only transcend sports but he's the one guy that you can build over the next couple of decades. He is is any place of the Yankees so so that's interesting. We'll get back to your business career but we alex and I always talk about it because I I love baseball but it's not my I love football more than anything and we always talk about baseball and image problem of having superstars. You grew up in a time when baseball players were they were like the American superstar Yankee Manager. Was the Tom Brady peyton manning or Aaron Rodgers like that. Was it bigger right. So where do you think baseball can do to kind kind of rectify. What spin a little bit of a slip last ten year round so why it's interesting when I was at spring training what I noticed is how old and most of the people there I guess one because Florida Tired People Florida but I I assume that the baseball audience the generations getting getting older. How does baseball market to millennials when the game is long slow? I don't have an answer for that. Yeah off and baseball unlike other sports in my mind is generational in terms of team you root for so if your parents or your father is not a baseball fan. You're not growing up in a house over you watching baseball baseball. I also think it's the issue that I can't really wrap my head around is it's so city specific you root for your team in baseball and that's it whereas on NFL Sunday you watch every game. It doesn't really interesting thought about it. You know like I don't care about what's happening in the Al West or the you know what I mean are the a central in the AL or something like that so it's hard to to care about other teams whereas basketball and football especially you can kind of watch any game and you can't really watch if you're not a fan of the Yankees. You can't really watch a Yankees. Orioles came in April so this is interesting so when we all grew up as suppose number one today's he's number three. Maybe four I think is a classic case of good as enemy of great. I mean good is the enemy of great and the reason why when I entered the major leagues I was eighteen years old right here in this city and Seattle now the industry nine hundred ninety four was a billion dollar industry. Today is ten billion baseball. Yes when it was major. League baseball was at a billion in dollars. The players took home sixty percent of the pie. Today is at ten billion owner are taking percent sixty percent of the pie a massive shift so because it's a ten billion dollar industry in many ways owners don't WanNa mess with the good right in many ways the best thing that can happen to baseball is to fall on their face a little bit and half to play aggressive to catch up like the NBA and like the NFL has done a fantastic job growing the game globally but also connected to the next generation because they can take more chances baseball is married to his history but you WanNa make that asset your biggest liability so also oh. I think little league is way down. in terms of how many kids are playing baseball now yeah. Can you tell you a hall of Fame Story About Baseball so my dear friend Tony. The getting inducted to the hall of fame. I'd never been a cooperstown..
"schultz" Discussed on The Corp
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"schultz" Discussed on GeekWire - Geared Up
"For the first time, it's a blast. We'll see you there. Okay. Howard schultz. John went on a non grata when you heard the news when you Seattle for a long time. And now had seems like perhaps across the country. We'll see we'll see. So for people who might have missed this Howard Schultz, the former Starbucks CEO says that he's considering running for president. I why did they have to do these multi-stage rollouts I test the market. Okay. And he's got sell some books. That's right. One of the best tweets that is for cash. Exactly somebody's the book is called from the ground up. And somebody said clearly it should have been called from the ground up. Got to grow. Maybe that's the problem at any rate. John you had a very specific reaction when you heard the news that Howard Schultz was considering running for president for sop. This isn't this isn't a big surprise. He's just formerly coming out now and saying that he might be considering note, he is considering he's Concetti might might running. Correct. You know, hey, I'm from a couple of schools of thought on this. It's a democracy. Anybody should be able to throw his or her hat into the ring if they feel compelled to go in compete for the presidency. So Howard Schultz more power to 'em to launch in there and see what he can do. That said I mean, if you wanna get into the personal personal politics of it. Howard Schultz would not even win. A city council seat in Seattle, let alone on a national basis, and there are several things that actually actually struck me here. We're based here in Seattle were part of the coastal elites if you will. Or however, you want to call it, you know, this, and I think Howard Schultz is a product of that born in New York grew up in New York has lived much of his adult professional life in Seattle. He's a product of the coasts, and my personal opinion is this next presidential election is not going to be won by people who represent the coasts. It's going to be the heartland my home state of Ohio, it's going to be people that can identify with the problems of people in Ohio, and Pennsylvania, and Wisconsin in Indiana, an Iowa and the upper midwest if you want to win the presidency, thou those are the people that you need to convince and I don't think Howard Schultz is that person. But maybe he obviously believes he is he believes that he can not only win it or at least contend, but do it as an independent, and it was interesting. Jay inslee. The other person from Washington. State who's considering a happens to be the governor? Yes. He came out and said that was reckless of Howard disagree with that. I mean, I think it's a democracy in any. And there's no reason that we have to have these two gangs of Republicans and Democrats as the only people that are competing for this office. Now, do I think it would potentially screw things up for the Democrats. Yes. Do I think that's a problem given the current political situation we have yes? But I mean, it's it's I don't think there's an reason why our Scholtz shouldn't be able to to do this. Now, some may say he can only do it and only run because he's been able to amass this massive fortune that allows them to do it not no ordinary Joe or Jane can go out and decide they're going to be an independent candidate. And actually have a chance of winning. What do you think of the fact that it's Inslee and Scholtz of all the people who could be running from you might say going on this because this was this was we were talking on our slack a little bit about this. And this was actually. A column idea that I threw out there was with all the great people from Washington state, and there are many why do we have these two that are potentially representing? What's what's your problem with these? I mean, they're both. I think they're genuinely decent people. But they're not my first choice of people. So I would like to see step up and serve our country and lead us out of the morass..
"schultz" Discussed on GeekWire - Geared Up
"Howard Schultz would not even win a city council seat. And Seattle let alone on a national basis, and there are several things that actually actually struck me here were based here in Seattle were part of the coastal elites if you will. Or however, you want to call it. And I think Howard Schultz is a product of that this next presidential election is not going to be won by people who represent the coasts. Hey, welcome to geekwire everybody. It's Todd Bishop require editor. And I'm John Cook geekwire co-founder when you say that it makes it sound like I'm not one of the co founders. I call myself. We got to come up with something better. Kinda rand zar. You're the publisher in many ways the publisher. Anyway, John, John here's cycle times. It's just the two of us. Let's jump in. All right. So we are going to be talking about Howard Schultz this week. We'll be talking about the Super Bowl and pretty funny at actually almost like a self effacing add very uncharacteristically that Amazon is apparently clever. They can be clever, but usually they're at an ear. We'll talk about later and the Zillow prize zest moment has been bested. Gotta come up the rhyme there somehow at any rate, lots of stuff to talk about on this episode of the geekwire podcast before we jump in. Just a quick reminder. The geekwire bash coming up March seventh in Seattle. This is our giant geek festival. That's right. Paying pong dodge ball VR, robots zip line. It's going to be a lot of fun March seventh come out bring the whole family tickets on sale at geekwire dot com slash bash geekwire bash March seventh in Seattle all ages.
"schultz" Discussed on What Next | Daily News and Analysis
"What happened back in nineteen Ninety-two? It's not the perfect analogy for today. But no story would be Ross Perot was a well known businessman when he decided to run for office in the early nineties. Same is Howard Schultz is now and like today the sitting president, George H W Bush was in trouble the economy was faltering. He was worried about being implicated in the Iran, contra affair, and what you saw in the start of nineteen Ninety-two was Bush's approval rating was plummeting a year earlier he'd lead the country victory in war. The first Gulf war to get Saddam Hussein out of rack in early ninety two February nineteen Ninety-two Bush's approval rating false of thirty nine percent. And it's in that climate that Ross Perot goes on Larry King show. Larry King Live on CNN is any scenario in which you would run for president. Can you give me a scenario which say, okay, I'm in? Number one had a want. King asked him a bunch of times. Hey, you know, people are looking for would you run for president? And finally on you know, third passer so Perot finally just says if you're that series the people are that series. You register me in fifty states. And if you're not willing to organize and do that, then this is all just. Are you saying to the ordinary folks if you're dead serious starting? Sweat Alyce some sweat. Why do I wanna see some sweat? I said it earlier I want you in the rain. It's amazing because you basically don't have an internet in the way, we know it today. You don't have social media in the way, we know it today. And yet, it's this this sort of viral moment that word of that moment, the clip of that moment, you know, spreads spread slower than it would now. But over the course of days weeks and months this massive, and I truly truly massive grassroots movement emerges that starts getting Perot on the ballot. But spring ninety two by May June ninety two Ross Perot's running in first place in the national polls. He's a head to George H W Bush Clinton is far far behind and people are contemplating the possibility that Ross Perot might actually win the presidential election. Become an independent president blow up the two parties. Of course, this worst case scenario is not what happened Bill Clinton one is. I was president some of blame Perot for Bush's failure to win reelection. But Steve disagrees says pro was just a symptom of Bush's ailing presidency. Not the cause even so pro did manage to get almost twenty million votes..
"schultz" Discussed on What Next | Daily News and Analysis
"The twenty twenty presidential field is getting crowded. They're the big names Kamala. Harris Elizabeth Warren Huston gillibrand, then they're the wildcards like the spiritual guru Marianne Williamson. She announced he was running his democrat earlier this week. But part of what's making people so upset about Howard Schultz is that by running as an independent he can skip the whole weeding out process of the primary, and he's got the money to hang around. If all someone knows about Howard Scholtz is that he runs Starbucks. And that's where I get my coffee. Is there more to him that we need to understand? Or do we not know yet? Yeah. I mean, I think you do need a bigger story than that. He look at the the third party candidacies that have you know, that have gotten some traction. I think the the best one the most encouraging modern example for somebody like Howard Schultz who might be thinking about running third party would be Ross Perot in nineteen ninety two. The guy heckling Howard Schultz that in New York City bookstore and all the people ratio him on Twitter there haunted by the ghosts of that nineteen Ninety-two election like Howard Schultz Ross Perot ran is a billionaire and a Washington outsider. He actually got nearly twenty percent of the vote wasn't enough to win. But some say it was enough to change the outcome. So as Steve to put me in the back seat of his time machine. And see if we could get a better idea of how one third party candidate influenced and election, and what that might say about how Howard Schultz could change the outcome in twenty twenty stay with us..
"schultz" Discussed on The Erick Erickson Show
"Well, four an exploratory bid. And you're wondering who you know, Howard Scholtz Howard Schultz is the super lefty CEO, former CEO of Starbucks and he went on sixty minutes last night. He said he's thinking about running. He probably is going to run if he runs he's going to run an independent bid for the presidency. He will largely self fund. He's a multibillionaire and the left is apoplectic about it. I do have to say it is a measure of the partisanship in the media is how they're treating the Howard Schultz bid. Normally the media run stories about how great it is. There's more participation more women, they're more. They're more millennials are more people running for. Presents a wonderful democracy and strong. Now this guy comes in and he wants to sell fund in Ron booth. Our boo you're going to get Donald Trump reelected. I mean, the media is tree this complete meltdown by members of the media. Not just not just partisans not just partisan pundits. But some reporters are clearly showing their partisan stripes by how opposed they are to the idea of Howard Schultz running because it's not about more democracy. It's not about participation democracy. It's all about stopping Donald Trump. And that that's aggravating to me. Now, you should know. I did the research today I do expect to be voting for the president in twenty twenty. I mean, he's not my favorite y'all know what I think about him. But the Democrats are clearly moving more and more hard left more more vindictive against people faith, and anyone that doesn't support the progressive agenda. I tried third party in two thousand sixteen it didn't work out. It just makes me more aggravated that that I supported that guy. Som- probably gonna go with the president in twenty twenty. I've had a number of candidates who have come down to Macon and met with me to pick my brain or a minimum at the airport in Atlanta. The got a great conference facility there and just had a great chat with them about running. And I've told them all I think it would support the president. But their critiques of the president. And why they think the running are interesting something the White House needs to consider something. Everybody should consider it a lot of it is about the president. Basically they. I think that the the president's administration serves reelection, but not the president himself that ultimately, but a mind damn Glock Lynn boiled, it down to that from based on what he read I wrote you can read it at the resurgent dot com, but the Howard Schultz bit is interesting because the left immediately presumes it's going to hurt a democrat because Howard Schultz is going to run on fiscal responsibility. He's gotta run on the deficit and otherwise to run a socially progressive. He's for gay marriage. He's four transgenderism he's for gun control. He's for making the Christian bigots bake, the cakes. He's for liberals on the supreme court is for all the stuff the left wants, but Scholtz wants to run saying pox on both your houses. The Democrats are fundamentally broke it in the Republicans are fundamentally broken Schultz has said and is now saying repeatedly the thinks both parties have led America stray he thinks both parties have been bad for business and bad for the Konami alternately and bad for our future. And you know. There is a legit. Critique there the Republicans for the longest time were perceived as the ones who are good for business. Good for the economy and good for spending good on the national debt, and the Republicans are spending as much as the Democrats have wanted to spend. They're not doing anything to control the debt or the deficit. They are they've lowered taxes so purportedly. They're good for business, but the long-term debt burden winds up impacting businesses and bond rates in the like, the president's tariffs with China are impacting the economy. The Chinese economy is slowing down pretty significantly, a worldwide recession is imminent. I can't tell you. Now, the number of of business people and elected officials who have been receiving the private economic briefings from the fed and elsewhere and from private analysts, all of whom are starting use the r word recession, and I think there's something to that. So Scholtz's running essentially as Donald Trump is bad. Bad in his mishandling, the economy and spending. But Democrats are no better on those issues, and the Democrats were livid left wing activist groups are declaring boycotts of Starbucks. No..
"schultz" Discussed on Chapo Trap House
"Sergeant Schultz remember him, folks. Can we get the sad fish? That's I. I. I weeping face of the thing for that Hogan's heroes rep. Love that show. The figure of best order Kurds, always being Ling. Buxom secretary. Klink? It's point. That'd be a way more interested show. The Bose head fuck at stake in front of the camp am I right, folks? In the manga Gertz. Cannot be stopped. You know, what people think they can get you? If you're all about something. But the truth is if you know one thing, you know, every big and you connected back to that one thing. And pretend you were talking about that. Felix realize this after he referred to the famous of volcano and ancient Rome is mount Vesuvius. Most people, but I said, well, actually, the restaurant, but sue also burned down c done. He cannot be faded folks. So this is Howard Schultz who I get someone informed me of this addition to being the Starbucks Scott. He's also the asshole that fucked up the SuperSonics, right? Oklahoma city's fan of this. And if you go to the Wikipedia page for two thousand twenty potential democratic presidential candidate, no is no, it's a very broad list. It's got a lot of crazy names on their Mark Cuban and stuff. It's the broadest possible list, but on the list is Howard Schultz. Okay, wasn't considered. Remember he was on the shortlist for Hillary's cabinet. He would have been at least secretary of I think labor, and maybe even like commerce or fucking treasury. Well, this is interesting because in these books he offers a fairly telling vision of the ideology of contemporary capitalism. Into this. His first book is called onward, which I think was the same slogan as the Italian.
"schultz" Discussed on Mafia
"Of how a lot of his peers viewed him while he was alive luchino and the commission met after shelton's death to quietly divide up his impair the immediate beneficiary of schultz's death is lucky luciano because he's the unofficial head of the organized crime in united states his peers they sort of carve up schultz's empire and luckily triano helps himself to a nice big portion dutch head lost everything because he didn't see how the mob was changing dutch scholtz was hated not only because he had no sense of style he was hated because he was unpredictable and the thing that these guys did not want at that time in history was somebody who would end up killing them you wanted to believe you were in business with a partner not somebody who would wake up on the wrong side of the bed and the next thing you know put a bullet in you dutch schultz was too much of a loner to public too dangerous in the end he was simply bad for business dutch was wild and defiant and killed you know even thinking schultz's fatal flaw is that he never grew up never matured that unlike his peers and especially unlike lucky luciano he never grew into the sort of slightly more mature far seeking kind of gangster who realizes you know that there are certain unwritten rules i can't be personally violent i've got a sort of fall back into the shadows a bit the schultz really is the same personality when he dies as he was when he was eighteen nineteen.
"schultz" Discussed on Mafia
"Charm offensive was extremely successful and the end result was was that schultz got off on his trial that he was not found guilty that the system at the time required a consensus vote to find him guilty they were not able to achieve that so his case was tossed out schultz was genuinely surprised by his victory and the small town judge was a poem and the judge of the case was just infuriated and actually gave a little speech in the courtroom saying basically implying that you know out of town people have come here and tried to impress the locals and this is terrible and basically scolds the jury author thomas repetto the judge ruled later that those folks could never serve on jury he said this this decision is against the evidence dutch had beaten the government rap for tax evasion but on his return to new york schultz discovered that other forces had also been conspiring against him schultz one and malone but he quickly realizes that he's been betrayed by one of his closest associates bo weinberg who's been with them for years with schultz on the ropes weinberg had been plotting to betray him to his archrival lucky luchino lucky luciano he was in communication with a guy named long willman and was sort of communicating with them and basically saying i'll help you take over dutch schultz's criminal empire if you give me either a chunk of the proceeds or let me run part of the empire myself so bo was thinking very much scholtz is either going to go to jail or get kim.
"schultz" Discussed on Mafia
"Short lived victory schultz in the mob were now the ones in the firing line having drawn the attention of the new and bishops chief assistant attorney thomas dewey he has mustache you know he's very clean cut looking and he carries himself with certain dignity thomas dewey is almost the exact opposite of dutch schultz other than the fact that they were born in the same year they have almost nothing in common that scholtz is about you know as bad as you can get and thomas dewey is about as code as you can get he's almost a stereotypical straight arrow you know great student at school you know great marks becomes a prosecutor you know he's very straight arrow married children definitely sort of got a passion for the law passion against crime and he's very serious and he's very incorruptible that's one of the distinguishing factors that he can't be bribed he has visceral dislike of organized crime dewey wanted to publicly take down a big time gangster dutch scholtz was wild he was highly public author eric dozen hall he was seen in nightspots like the cotton club he was he was flashy in a repulsive way and it made him an easy target after the break sixty six percent of men lose their hair by age thirty five and i know some of those guys they waited a little bit too late to start doing something about that receding hairline some of them tried weird solutions or over the counter supplements none of it worked and they were a little too embarrassed to go to the doctor and get some real medical help.