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"scott beason" Discussed on KFI AM 640
"Tropical depression Claudette has caused flash flooding from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. Rachael Henshaw says her home about 30 miles from New Orleans was hit hard this weekend on the floor. I was water Everywhere and we got up and then the water was just pouring through the windows the doors. The storm is also caused tornadoes in Alabama that have destroyed some homes. The storm has weakened and is headed toward the aced coast. Afghanistan's former president says the United States came to his country to fight extremism and bring stability to his war torn nation and is leaving nearly 20 years later, having failed at both. Ahmed Karzai says extremism is out of control and U. S. Troops are leaving a disaster behind the last. U. S. And NATO troops are scheduled to leave Afghanistan by mid July. Among independent Senator Bernie Sanders says lawmakers are working to help working class Americans. All that the president is doing. All I am doing is taking a look at reality for working families understand their needs have been ignored for decades. Sanders says. Most Americans understand that lawmakers have looked out for the wealthy and helping the middle class is long overdue. Sanders. His wages are lower today than they were almost 50 years ago, and about half of Americans are living paycheck to paycheck. A workplace culture expert says he thinks companies will become more flexible for working dads. A survey by the American Psychological Association is found. Most fathers polled say they need more support from employers. Fairleigh Dickinson University professor Scott Beason says working from home and parental leave for fathers will become the norm because it also helps a company's bottom line. A giant totem pole is on its way to Washington, D. C. To send a message to the Biden administration. The poll is 25 FT. Tall and weighs £5000. It was carved and painted by members of the Lummi Nation of Washington state with images and symbols of issues that are important to Native American people. The poll is making stops along the way to places that are sacred to native people, including bears, ears, national money. Men in Utah and the Standing Rock Indian Reservation in North Dakota. Organizers of the polls journey hope it will show the by an administration the importance to native people of protecting these sacred sites from development. It goes on display on the National Mall this summer. Brian Berman Kft news. Not everyone is excited about the new Indiana Jones movie. The fifth movie in the franchise is being filmed in part in London. And it's making a mess of a neighborhood neighbors have complained that crews have shut down the whole street for days and have taken up more than 100 parking spots. Indiana Jones five, which may or may not be the title We don't actually know yet. Scheduled for release next summer. The boys.
"scott beason" Discussed on This American Life
"Yes. In the opening of our first program and after we had this quote from state senator Scott Beason guy behind HP 56 He said back in 2011 if you allow illegal immigration to continue in your area, you destroy yourself eventually. If you don't believe illegal immigration would strand community. Go check out parts of Alabama around Albertville. But ever Vos not destroyed fact lots of measures. It's thriving. Hispanic businesses, however town main streets coming back, retail box doors, moving in sales tax revenues are on the rise. The just been millions, building a beautiful new high school and there in the middle of spending more millions on a big wrecks Center. As we reported last week, immigrants did not take jobs for American workers preparing creating lots of jobs. We ask apiece in about our worked out. I'm glad that things are going well for them now. But um, I still believe day. You can't just allow unbridled illegal immigrant. Russian into one little town or whatever, even though things have turned out pretty positive for for Albertville so many years later when we think What do you think the lesson of the town as. Um, you know, I think we, if we're gonna learn anything or out of lack something to beef to be remembered about Albertville is that, you know, people in Alabama people in Albertville folks in the south, They're good folks. And even when they have issues with, with an influx of folks who were from different countries or whatever, eventually overtime, meanwhile, we're very welcoming but add. But that would not make me want any other community to have to go through the same things at Albertville did just because twenty years later, nothing's okay. Now.
"scott beason" Discussed on This American Life
"Time round us. Hugh Geoghegan sectors to go home by rationing down Billy that they will get a job at emailed Haggas email address Semeck It was own a website or something. This is Chuck. I'll less than airs closest ally on the council. Also number of Theresa Ferguson's group concerned citizens told who I was, and he should out that he had read about out Vaughn a couple of places. We know how could help me Oster right over bonnet cheered we we which added? Mm-hmm. We should look. I'll come out. The proposal was to hire COBAC to help them write a law that would find employers who knowingly hired undocumented immigrants. This plan died when one of the moderates on the Council, Dan McClendon called another city at used COBAC alley Park misery. Comeback held the right ordinances that targeted employers and landlords The city Passi ordinances and immediately got sued by civil rights groups for being discriminatory and unconstitutional. This mired them for years and expensive and fruitless litigation. Dan talk to their lawyer. And I ask him what came out of it. He said It cost millions. The city maintenance and he uh, said, would you recommend it? He said Absolutely not. They said nothing is gone, come out of it. And he said, I would not recommend it. The council voted against hiring COBAC on a three-two vote. The Khobar found someone else to work with state senator Scott Beason, The guy leading the Wi fight against undocumented immigrants. The guy who created that commission to investigate the problem. In two thousand ten he in Quebec their chance to do something major for the first time in over a hundred years, Republicans swept both Alabama houses and the governorship which suddenly made it possible to pass sweeping new legislation targeting emigrants Kovac help decent draft it. It was called each be fifty six The Alabama taxpayer and citizen Protection Act and out of the crackdown on illegal immigration in Alabama. The state's new immigration laws considered one of the toughest in the country. So we came here to Albertville Alabama 2011 Fox News. Alabama's newel HB fifty six was groundbreaking. The most extreme anti immigration state law ever passed intended make life in Alabama so unpleasant the people would self deport. Two accomplices submitted a criminal act for citizens to have all kinds of transactions for people that they knew or should know were undocumented trend the my home or harbour them or transport them was a who give them a job. Most contracts with them were invalidated some public utilities refused to provide gas electricity or water without proof status. Schools had to find out the immigration status of new students. Report that information to the state police could detain anybody They even suspected might be in the country illegally. And to get the bill passed Scott seasons as he definitely relied on Albertville Albertville did make a difference by being able to take some legislators there. Because some people lived in places that were impacted by illegal immigration, and they were buying into this story that, Oh, it's really not a big deal and we really don't have a problem here. So it was it was more to show that look. There are some towns who are being impacted by illegal immigration. So they could really see it. So as reality Theresa Ferguson organized tours of the worst problem spots. She caught at the show intel for any politician who came to town state senators three gubernatorial candidates the attorney general a member of congress that what cheddar talking point an index cards educator entered a purse at all times getting a sense yet Dromi some of the spots. But this is the trailer park as telling me here on the back. Was a trailer. He says, the brothel who went to places, there'd been prostitution and drug bus sank. This brought here. Don't wanna slow down very much, but just say she predator state senator Mitchem once lived in Albertville out on the Sean tell. Police officer drove driven around see rundown trailer parks, the places they made arrests. After half an hour. She says the car returned. And when they opened the door Senator Mitch. Looked like they had just beaten him with a stick. You know, he just was so sad. He said, I am so sorry, I did not know. After