Michael Cardoza joins the Talk Pod and we have asked him to introduce himself. He will cover all kinds of legal issues.
Archives for September 2014
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about the BankCard Survey that shows banks are raising fees much faster than inflation. ATM fees going up … overdraft fees are going up too.
Barbara Simpson talks about ranching, an industry that’s part of America’s heritage, and asks why so many are trying to destroy it.
John Rothmann on Romney, Cruz, and Clinton who appear to be off and running for 2016.
Stan Burford gives an updated look at ISIS and the reason behind their existence.
Elizabeth Kate takes a look at the Burgundy region of France and what makes wines from this part of the world so fantastic.
John Rothmann looks at the 5-4 ruling on Ohio early voting and how it reveals once again the partisan bias of the Supreme Court.
Lloyd Lindsay Young talks about his love for weather and his broadcasting career, saying you can go anywhere if you want it bad enough.
Ed Baxter and Rose Allen talk about the new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics. It says sexually active teen-age girls should use IUD’s or hormone birth control.
Elizabeth Kate is exploring the World of Cider…!
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about what the so called “Yes, Yes” bill signed by the governor will do.
John Rothmann reflects on legendary journalist Ben Bradlee.
Celeste Perry talks with Sherry Brown about cats and dogs and casting for “True Detectives.”
John Rothmann believes President Obama’s statement on “Sixty Minutes” was hardly a display of leadership.
Lloyd Lindsay Young talks about his recent visit to Mackinaw Island and it’s weather.
John Rothmann looks at Caltrans and the mess that is the Bay Bridge project.
Jon Favreau cooks up a crowd-pleaser, Michael C. Hall and Don Johnson are drawn into a dark mystery, Space Station 76 is a sexy retro future comedy, and Jack Bauer is back!
Whatever success the United States may have with bombing, it seems inevitable that boots will have to be on the ground. John Rothmann discusses the President’s stand.
Ed Baxter tries to make sense of whether more anonymous email accounts is a good thing. There are companies like Bit Torrent and Guerilla Mail which protect privacy.
Ed Baxter tries to make sense of a new poll that shows three quarters of us are confused about the important issues. The AP GfK poll says those who know more are more confused.
Ed Baxter shares Hunter Pence’s celebratory/inspirational speech to the Giants after they win a playoff spot. There are a lot of bleeps.
John Rothmann on a new law in California that will ban state agencies from displaying of selling the Stars and Bars. The implications of the Civil War are far from over.
Elizabeth Kate takes us to Northern Italy. Exploring Nebbiolo: The celebrated Grape of Northern Italy.
John Rothmann talks about Eric Holder who is leaving after almost six years as Attorney General … and speculation on who might replace includes California Attorney General Kamala Harris.
Ken Dito on how the problems in the NFL are nothing new. A look back at some examples of domestic violence and what should be done.
John Rothmann on how Iran remains a problem even as we discuss a nuclear compromise.
Ed Baxter reports it couldn’t have been any sweeter for Yankee fans or for Derek Jeter in his final at bat at Yankee Stadium. Derek Jeter, man of class.
John Rothmann reflects on the line from a poem “Water, water everywhere” and how it is also a real issue for us to consider. Drought, corrosion affecting the Bay Bridge and rising tides are just a few water issues that will be with us for a long time.
Celeste Perry talks with Chris Bollini about Denzel Washington’s new movie “The Equalizer”.
John Rothmann on the rising tensions in the Middle East.
It’s the most honest review you can find: in the car on the way home! Dennis Willis and Steve Wagner’s immediate reaction to the Training Day reunion of Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua, and their reboot of the 80s TV show The Equalizer.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about a Gallup Poll that says Americans are ready for a third party. It says Americans are that unhappy with Democrats and Republicans.
Celeste Perry talks with Sherry Brown about converting to Apple and the new iOS operating problems. Navigating an Apple store.
Stan Burford asks if anybody controls the World Wide Web.
Ken Dito talks to football official Rob Micheli who explains some new rules for the 2014 season.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about the call for sponsors to pull their ads from NFL games. Meanwhile viewing remains high.
Obama salutes Marines with coffee cup; White house refuses invitation for Obama to attend the dedication (on Oct. 5) of a new DC Mall Memorial to disabled vets; these plus other examples of the President’s and Michelle’s flouting of proper decorum as the first couple.
Barbara Simpson suggest if she hates living in the White House so much, she should get out. The Military is not happy with her husband either.
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen discuss the new product that can detect when a person is texting while driving. Can the CHP and Police use this to catch texting drivers?
Scotland has voted — to stay in the UK. Stan Burford says the United States should take notice of all the voters going to the polls.
Ed Baxter details Emma Watson’s address before the United Nations on feminism. Also the threat against her to expose nude photos.
John Rothmann says President Obama sounded the call at the U.N. Will the world follow?
Ed Baxter and Rosie Allen talk about the IG Nobel awards. How slippery is a banana peel really? Are dogs in line with the earth’s axis when they poop? Real science.
Celeste Perry talks with friend Sherry Brown about Allstar Donuts and eating food that isn’t really all that nutritious. Eating in the middle of the night.
Stan Burford reacts to Ed and Rosie’s discussion on What Age To Die.
Barbara Simpson asks if we are at war now that the bombing started and what happens if our guys get shot down?
John Rothmann talks about how President Obama will speak to the nation today and the world tomorrow. We are in a war and what he says will be critical to our efforts.
Dennis Willis on Michael Myers return in the definitive HD collection of Halloween movies, plus Seth Rogen and Zack Ephron get neighborly, and there’s a whole lotta TV to catch up on.
Stan Burford talks about how years ago it was called New Math. Today it’s called Common Core. What is it? And why are parents and teachers so upset?
Joe Starkey says the 49ers are looking more and more like the old Raiders. Lots of penalties, lots of fights.
John Rothmann talks about how as the battle for control of the Senate is tightening, Richard Nixon’s advise is more timely than ever!