From Tsar to Commissar to Putin, the goal is to create a new Russian empire. Making Ukraine a “state” simply is an attempt to recreate the U.S.S.R.
Archives for August 2014
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss all the new TV shows and that people are having to binge watch to catch up. Is this a good thing or not?
49er defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday morning on domestic violence charges. Ken Dito comments on what an upcoming suspension could mean.
Taxes and Corporate inversions / leaving the US for a better “deal”. Stan Buford says Burger King is becoming a Canadian Company possibly to avoid the US tax rate.
John Rothmann says hacking and hackers represent a major threat to our national security. Russia, China and Iran are all sources of major hacking attacks on the U.S.
Ken Dito talks to Olympic Club teaching professional Chris Lancerini about the golf swing.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss the trend of Gun Tourism. It includes trips to different gun ranges all around the country. International travelers come in.
Ken Dito talks about how Aldon Smith is suspended 9 games by NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and that the suspension came too late.
Stan Burford takes a look at drones – from balloon to rockets to 10 pound flying cameras. What are drones and why should I care?
Broken News is a collection of stories like a Maserati painted like a police car, pretending you dog is a cat, how much are we working, binge TV watching, our bacteria follows us. Ed Baxter hosts.
Rosie Allen talks about the case of a gun instructor killed by a 9 year-old girl.
John Rothmann talks about how President Obama faces two very tough situations in dealing with Islamic State and Ukraine.
Dennis Willis breaks down the hits and misses of the 2014 summer movie season.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss Online Accessories threat to fine you for making a bad review. They say they will take you to collections.
Ken Dito compares Tim Lincecum to Barry Zito and thinks the Giants have to stop making mistakes evaluating pitchers.
Ed Baxter says he has changed his mind about Miley Cyrus taken the homeless man to the MTV music awards. She was trying to help runaway children.
Lloyd Lindsay Young looks back at what people did before air-conditioning.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss a four year-old kicked out of pre-school because of her mother’s Facebook post.
Ed Baxter is confused by a Burial Life Insurance ad and can’t understand just what is being offered, or why.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss the mounting airline fees, hotel fees, rental car fees. Traveling is expensive. Are there ways around it?
John Rothmann talks about how the fun is just beginning for political junkies and Romney, Clinton and Obama are all in the political mix. The 2014 campaign is just a prelude to the 2016 campaign.
Ken Dito talks about sports clichés and what they really mean.
Ed Baxter asks what Burial Life Insurance is? Is it life insurance or death insurance? What is auto insurance? Is health insurance actually sickness insurance?
Lloyd Lindsay Young talks about Burning Man and cautions on the temperature extremes.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen disagree about whether putting pot in coffee is a bad thing. It’s legal in Washington State.
Ken Dito talks about ESPN airing a report on Michael Sam’s showering schedule. Necessary?
Ed Baxter discusses the social media buzz after Sophia Vergara got up on a pedestal and was turned around in a circle. The question was whether she was objectified.
Barbara Simpson talks about how we are inundated with news and often things slip by. Four items that might not make headlines yet demand some kind of response.
There are four key causes of conflict in the Middle East which must be understood. John Rothmann says the determination to destroy Israel is the real problem.
Ken Dito talks to pitching instructor Ed Ricks in Part 3 of a 3 part series.
Lloyd Lindsay Young talks about the dew point and why it is important.
John Rothmann talks about Charlie Crist, once a Republican, who is now the Democratic nominee for governor of Florida. Crist is not the first to switch his political affiliation.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss pediatricians saying that school should start later for kids. They say kids are not getting enough sleep.
Ken Dito talks about sports cliches. Ken explains what sports cliches really mean.
Barbara Simpson says decapitation video is censored just as the 9/11 footage was/is censored – – because ‘we can’t handle it’ or because we need not know WHO is responsible. There is fear we might be judgmental – – but the enemy wants us destroyed and unless we ID the enemy, we will lose – – everything. They are at war with us. We’d better admit it.
John Rothmann says Burger King will save a fortune in corporate taxes if they move to Canada.
Ed Baxter details an altercation over the use of the Knee Defender. A man says he didn’t want his laptop crushed. Also, Howard Stern Ice Challenges Casey Kasem.
Ken Dito comments on Tiger Woods firing Sean Foley. Ken Dito thinks Tiger Woods is never going to be happy.
Lloyd Lindsay Young discusses how altitude affects temperature, and how to figure it out.
Ronn Owens was diagnosed with Parkinson’s many years ago. He has continued to be an outstanding broadcaster and has proven to be a true profile in courage. John Rothmann hosts.
Ed Baxter asks who is the biggest idiot: the aggressive fast driver or the driver who drives 65 in the fast lane and won’t move over?
Tasting Happiness: The wines of Chile and Argentina with Aurelio Montes, Jr. Elizabeth Kate says she enjoyed them both.
Barbara Simpson talks about how Jerry Brown and legislators think it’s good for taxpayers to give $3 million to non-profits to handle legal issues for illegal kids. It’ll be voted on this month and only requires a majority vote to pass.
John Rothmann talks about how Paul Ryan is urging Romney to run for president in 2016. The Republicans may have the “dream” ticket for 2016 with Romney and Ryan again!
NFL coaches say that the third game of the pre-season is the most important game before the regular season. Ken Dito looks at the results for both the 49ers & Raiders.
Open Table just gets you a restaurant reservation. Now offering some competition are a group of “pre-paid” reservation services that guarantee you a seat and desired time but you pay in advance; it’s like buying a ticket to play.
Julia Roberts and Mark Ruffalo discover the Human Heart, and John Cusack, Jason Patric and Bruce Willis go straight to video. Plus, the latest TV seasons of The Walking Dead and Portlandia. Hosted by Dennis Willis.
John Rothmann asks whether we are ready for the next earthquake. We live in earthquake country and the big one is coming. Now is the time to prepare.
Ken Dito talks about the Giants and A’s going into the last month of the season. Both teams are close but it’s all about September baseball.
Lloyd Lindsay Young on local media coverage of the Napa earthquake.