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TStecker

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Tony and the gang are off this week trying to come up with new names for the Redskins.
 

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In the July 1st show, I heard Tony say . . . . . . . after this one-week break, the show will continue during the summer. I was surprised to hear that. I thought the show would not return until September. I wonder if the show will still be . . . . . . only two times each week.
 

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In the July 1st show, I heard Tony say . . . . . . . after this one-week break, the show will continue during the summer. I was surprised to hear that. I thought the show would not return until September. I wonder if the show will still be . . . . . . only two times each week.
I think he has a contract with the podcast platform to do a certain amount of shows . Previous years he would reach his number and be able to take July and August off. now, I think he has to work two a week for the summer to reach his number. of course I could be wrong....
 

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I think he has a contract with the podcast platform to do a certain amount of shows . Previous years he would reach his number and be able to take July and August off. now, I think he has to work two a week for the summer to reach his number. of course I could be wrong....
Thanks for the feedback . . . . . . although I find it difficult to use the term "work" when referring to Tony's role on the show. I recently came up with a list of great things that have occurred in the United States . . . . . just in the last 2 months . . . . . . important and relevant events in our society and our culture . . . . . . things that affect all of us (including Tony) directly and indirectly . . . . . . and these things provide a variety of topics about which Tony could express his thoughts. They would immediately inject more interesting conversation into the show if Tony was willing to make an effort. I will concede that Tony has offered a few brief thoughts on a few of them but he seems more interested in complaining about how he "doesn't watch tv because he can't take it anymore". Does he read newspapers and magazines? There's no sports for Tony to watch, he's not eating out at restaurants, he sleeps very little and the only movie he seems to have watched recently was Easy Rider. Other than golf (weekly), PTI (20 minutes on 5 days), TK Show (1 hr on 2 days), the pool walk (weekly), walking the dog (daily) and one surgery procedure . . . . . what does Tony do? I can't remember . . . . . . did Tony even go to Delaware when Michael went a few weeks ago?

Over the last week, I compiled this list of great things. It was something I did for myself . . . . . something for me to reflect on in the future. Then, as I was typing this forum post, I remembered the list . . . . . and it suddenly became an ingredient that could improve the content of the show if only Tony was self-aware that his show is crying out for some spice or zesty sauce. These relevant events are actually moving our country toward progress, toward a more perfect union . . . . . . where all of us can take pride in the positive, permanent change that could potentially occur in the future. I would love to hear Tony's thoughts on these events, his show companions' thoughts and guests' thoughts. On a personal note, I have benefited from white privilege several times and I only realized it several years ago. I wonder if Tony has ever benefited from white privilege. Or anyone else on the show. I only recently discovered Maryland and Delaware were slave states during the Civil War . . . . . and that neither of them seceded from the Union.

I'm pretty sure this list is accurate (as of July 4th, 2020)
1. even more proof [of systemic racism in law enforcement and at the district attorney level] was exposed when it took more than 2 months for a white father & son to be arrested for Ahmaud Arbery’s murder

2. even more video of [police officers’ treating minorities more aggressively than whites] caused many communities to start the process of training law enforcement officers so that they emphasize de-escalation tactics rather than aggressive tactics

3. numerous retired U.S. generals and admirals publicly talked (or wrote) about Trump’s incompetence, immaturity and absence of leadership and moral authority

4. statues of Confederate leaders and soldiers were torn down

5. a few school districts started the process of re-naming schools [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

6. the U.S. military started the process of re-naming U.S. military bases [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

7. the U.S. military started the process of banning the Confederate flag from military installations

8. Mississippi started the process of removing the Confederate flag from its state flag

9. NASCAR prohibited the Confederate flag from events

10. professional sports teams such as the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Indians may finally get some serious pressure to re-name the team

11. the 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals ruled that the Trump administration illegally diverted $2.5 billion from military construction projects to a border wall

12. the Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees against discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity

13. the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration tried to end the D.A.C.A. program illegally, thus allowing it to remain in effect

14. the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana state law placing hospital-admission requirements on abortion clinics doctors was unconstitutional
 

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Thanks for the feedback . . . . . . although I find it difficult to use the term "work" when referring to Tony's role on the show. I recently came up with a list of great things that have occurred in the United States . . . . . just in the last 2 months . . . . . . important and relevant events in our society and our culture . . . . . . things that affect all of us (including Tony) directly and indirectly . . . . . . and these things provide a variety of topics about which Tony could express his thoughts. They would immediately inject more interesting conversation into the show if Tony was willing to make an effort. I will concede that Tony has offered a few brief thoughts on a few of them but he seems more interested in complaining about how he "doesn't watch tv because he can't take it anymore". Does he read newspapers and magazines? There's no sports for Tony to watch, he's not eating out at restaurants, he sleeps very little and the only movie he seems to have watched recently was Easy Rider. Other than golf (weekly), PTI (20 minutes on 5 days), TK Show (1 hr on 2 days), the pool walk (weekly), walking the dog (daily) and one surgery procedure . . . . . what does Tony do? I can't remember . . . . . . did Tony even go to Delaware when Michael went a few weeks ago?

Over the last week, I compiled this list of great things. It was something I did for myself . . . . . something for me to reflect on in the future. Then, as I was typing this forum post, I remembered the list . . . . . and it suddenly became an ingredient that could improve the content of the show if only Tony was self-aware that his show is crying out for some spice or zesty sauce. These relevant events are actually moving our country toward progress, toward a more perfect union . . . . . . where all of us can take pride in the positive, permanent change that could potentially occur in the future. I would love to hear Tony's thoughts on these events, his show companions' thoughts and guests' thoughts. On a personal note, I have benefited from white privilege several times and I only realized it several years ago. I wonder if Tony has ever benefited from white privilege. Or anyone else on the show. I only recently discovered Maryland and Delaware were slave states during the Civil War . . . . . and that neither of them seceded from the Union.

I'm pretty sure this list is accurate (as of July 4th, 2020)
1. even more proof [of systemic racism in law enforcement and at the district attorney level] was exposed when it took more than 2 months for a white father & son to be arrested for Ahmaud Arbery’s murder

2. even more video of [police officers’ treating minorities more aggressively than whites] caused many communities to start the process of training law enforcement officers so that they emphasize de-escalation tactics rather than aggressive tactics

3. numerous retired U.S. generals and admirals publicly talked (or wrote) about Trump’s incompetence, immaturity and absence of leadership and moral authority

4. statues of Confederate leaders and soldiers were torn down

5. a few school districts started the process of re-naming schools [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

6. the U.S. military started the process of re-naming U.S. military bases [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

7. the U.S. military started the process of banning the Confederate flag from military installations

8. Mississippi started the process of removing the Confederate flag from its state flag

9. NASCAR prohibited the Confederate flag from events

10. professional sports teams such as the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Indians may finally get some serious pressure to re-name the team

11. the 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals ruled that the Trump administration illegally diverted $2.5 billion from military construction projects to a border wall

12. the Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees against discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity

13. the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration tried to end the D.A.C.A. program illegally, thus allowing it to remain in effect

14. the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana state law placing hospital-admission requirements on abortion clinics doctors was unconstitutional
Yeah, but other than that, what’s really happened?
 

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its like the mlk quote could be directed to tk himself

"And it has failed to hear that large segments of white society are more concerned about tranquility and the status quo than about justice and humanity."

tk is not going to comment on anything that doesnt directly effect his day to day especially since he "made it" and became more afraid of losing what he had than the plights of others.
 

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Thanks for the feedback . . . . . . although I find it difficult to use the term "work" when referring to Tony's role on the show. I recently came up with a list of great things that have occurred in the United States . . . . . just in the last 2 months . . . . . . important and relevant events in our society and our culture . . . . . . things that affect all of us (including Tony) directly and indirectly . . . . . . and these things provide a variety of topics about which Tony could express his thoughts. They would immediately inject more interesting conversation into the show if Tony was willing to make an effort. I will concede that Tony has offered a few brief thoughts on a few of them but he seems more interested in complaining about how he "doesn't watch tv because he can't take it anymore". Does he read newspapers and magazines? There's no sports for Tony to watch, he's not eating out at restaurants, he sleeps very little and the only movie he seems to have watched recently was Easy Rider. Other than golf (weekly), PTI (20 minutes on 5 days), TK Show (1 hr on 2 days), the pool walk (weekly), walking the dog (daily) and one surgery procedure . . . . . what does Tony do? I can't remember . . . . . . did Tony even go to Delaware when Michael went a few weeks ago?

Over the last week, I compiled this list of great things. It was something I did for myself . . . . . something for me to reflect on in the future. Then, as I was typing this forum post, I remembered the list . . . . . and it suddenly became an ingredient that could improve the content of the show if only Tony was self-aware that his show is crying out for some spice or zesty sauce. These relevant events are actually moving our country toward progress, toward a more perfect union . . . . . . where all of us can take pride in the positive, permanent change that could potentially occur in the future. I would love to hear Tony's thoughts on these events, his show companions' thoughts and guests' thoughts. On a personal note, I have benefited from white privilege several times and I only realized it several years ago. I wonder if Tony has ever benefited from white privilege. Or anyone else on the show. I only recently discovered Maryland and Delaware were slave states during the Civil War . . . . . and that neither of them seceded from the Union.

I'm pretty sure this list is accurate (as of July 4th, 2020)
1. even more proof [of systemic racism in law enforcement and at the district attorney level] was exposed when it took more than 2 months for a white father & son to be arrested for Ahmaud Arbery’s murder

2. even more video of [police officers’ treating minorities more aggressively than whites] caused many communities to start the process of training law enforcement officers so that they emphasize de-escalation tactics rather than aggressive tactics

3. numerous retired U.S. generals and admirals publicly talked (or wrote) about Trump’s incompetence, immaturity and absence of leadership and moral authority

4. statues of Confederate leaders and soldiers were torn down

5. a few school districts started the process of re-naming schools [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

6. the U.S. military started the process of re-naming U.S. military bases [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

7. the U.S. military started the process of banning the Confederate flag from military installations

8. Mississippi started the process of removing the Confederate flag from its state flag

9. NASCAR prohibited the Confederate flag from events

10. professional sports teams such as the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Indians may finally get some serious pressure to re-name the team

11. the 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals ruled that the Trump administration illegally diverted $2.5 billion from military construction projects to a border wall

12. the Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees against discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity

13. the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration tried to end the D.A.C.A. program illegally, thus allowing it to remain in effect

14. the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana state law placing hospital-admission requirements on abortion clinics doctors was unconstitutional
Yeah, but other than that, what’s really happened?
Busy, busy, busy,
 

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Kornhei$er is organizing his thoughts -- on the golf course -- to then comment on DeSean Jackson's ignorant online post, since the rest of the media, along with the phony athletes and the feckless Roger Goodell, are petrified to touch that subject. What a bunch of frauds and hypocrites and wanna-be "woke" people in the journalism business. Yeah, just like Tony K.
 

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Thanks for the feedback . . . . . . although I find it difficult to use the term "work" when referring to Tony's role on the show. I recently came up with a list of great things that have occurred in the United States . . . . . just in the last 2 months . . . . . . important and relevant events in our society and our culture . . . . . . things that affect all of us (including Tony) directly and indirectly . . . . . . and these things provide a variety of topics about which Tony could express his thoughts. They would immediately inject more interesting conversation into the show if Tony was willing to make an effort. I will concede that Tony has offered a few brief thoughts on a few of them but he seems more interested in complaining about how he "doesn't watch tv because he can't take it anymore". Does he read newspapers and magazines? There's no sports for Tony to watch, he's not eating out at restaurants, he sleeps very little and the only movie he seems to have watched recently was Easy Rider. Other than golf (weekly), PTI (20 minutes on 5 days), TK Show (1 hr on 2 days), the pool walk (weekly), walking the dog (daily) and one surgery procedure . . . . . what does Tony do? I can't remember . . . . . . did Tony even go to Delaware when Michael went a few weeks ago?

Over the last week, I compiled this list of great things. It was something I did for myself . . . . . something for me to reflect on in the future. Then, as I was typing this forum post, I remembered the list . . . . . and it suddenly became an ingredient that could improve the content of the show if only Tony was self-aware that his show is crying out for some spice or zesty sauce. These relevant events are actually moving our country toward progress, toward a more perfect union . . . . . . where all of us can take pride in the positive, permanent change that could potentially occur in the future. I would love to hear Tony's thoughts on these events, his show companions' thoughts and guests' thoughts. On a personal note, I have benefited from white privilege several times and I only realized it several years ago. I wonder if Tony has ever benefited from white privilege. Or anyone else on the show. I only recently discovered Maryland and Delaware were slave states during the Civil War . . . . . and that neither of them seceded from the Union.

I'm pretty sure this list is accurate (as of July 4th, 2020)
1. even more proof [of systemic racism in law enforcement and at the district attorney level] was exposed when it took more than 2 months for a white father & son to be arrested for Ahmaud Arbery’s murder

2. even more video of [police officers’ treating minorities more aggressively than whites] caused many communities to start the process of training law enforcement officers so that they emphasize de-escalation tactics rather than aggressive tactics

3. numerous retired U.S. generals and admirals publicly talked (or wrote) about Trump’s incompetence, immaturity and absence of leadership and moral authority

4. statues of Confederate leaders and soldiers were torn down

5. a few school districts started the process of re-naming schools [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

6. the U.S. military started the process of re-naming U.S. military bases [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

7. the U.S. military started the process of banning the Confederate flag from military installations

8. Mississippi started the process of removing the Confederate flag from its state flag

9. NASCAR prohibited the Confederate flag from events

10. professional sports teams such as the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Indians may finally get some serious pressure to re-name the team

11. the 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals ruled that the Trump administration illegally diverted $2.5 billion from military construction projects to a border wall

12. the Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees against discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity

13. the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration tried to end the D.A.C.A. program illegally, thus allowing it to remain in effect

14. the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana state law placing hospital-admission requirements on abortion clinics doctors was unconstitutional
I'm glad you didn't overthink it.
 

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Thanks for the feedback . . . . . . although I find it difficult to use the term "work" when referring to Tony's role on the show. I recently came up with a list of great things that have occurred in the United States . . . . . just in the last 2 months . . . . . . important and relevant events in our society and our culture . . . . . . things that affect all of us (including Tony) directly and indirectly . . . . . . and these things provide a variety of topics about which Tony could express his thoughts. They would immediately inject more interesting conversation into the show if Tony was willing to make an effort. I will concede that Tony has offered a few brief thoughts on a few of them but he seems more interested in complaining about how he "doesn't watch tv because he can't take it anymore". Does he read newspapers and magazines? There's no sports for Tony to watch, he's not eating out at restaurants, he sleeps very little and the only movie he seems to have watched recently was Easy Rider. Other than golf (weekly), PTI (20 minutes on 5 days), TK Show (1 hr on 2 days), the pool walk (weekly), walking the dog (daily) and one surgery procedure . . . . . what does Tony do? I can't remember . . . . . . did Tony even go to Delaware when Michael went a few weeks ago?

Over the last week, I compiled this list of great things. It was something I did for myself . . . . . something for me to reflect on in the future. Then, as I was typing this forum post, I remembered the list . . . . . and it suddenly became an ingredient that could improve the content of the show if only Tony was self-aware that his show is crying out for some spice or zesty sauce. These relevant events are actually moving our country toward progress, toward a more perfect union . . . . . . where all of us can take pride in the positive, permanent change that could potentially occur in the future. I would love to hear Tony's thoughts on these events, his show companions' thoughts and guests' thoughts. On a personal note, I have benefited from white privilege several times and I only realized it several years ago. I wonder if Tony has ever benefited from white privilege. Or anyone else on the show. I only recently discovered Maryland and Delaware were slave states during the Civil War . . . . . and that neither of them seceded from the Union.

I'm pretty sure this list is accurate (as of July 4th, 2020)
1. even more proof [of systemic racism in law enforcement and at the district attorney level] was exposed when it took more than 2 months for a white father & son to be arrested for Ahmaud Arbery’s murder

2. even more video of [police officers’ treating minorities more aggressively than whites] caused many communities to start the process of training law enforcement officers so that they emphasize de-escalation tactics rather than aggressive tactics

3. numerous retired U.S. generals and admirals publicly talked (or wrote) about Trump’s incompetence, immaturity and absence of leadership and moral authority

4. statues of Confederate leaders and soldiers were torn down

5. a few school districts started the process of re-naming schools [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

6. the U.S. military started the process of re-naming U.S. military bases [that had been named after Confederate leaders and soldiers]

7. the U.S. military started the process of banning the Confederate flag from military installations

8. Mississippi started the process of removing the Confederate flag from its state flag

9. NASCAR prohibited the Confederate flag from events

10. professional sports teams such as the Washington Redskins and the Cleveland Indians may finally get some serious pressure to re-name the team

11. the 9th U.S. Circuit Court Of Appeals ruled that the Trump administration illegally diverted $2.5 billion from military construction projects to a border wall

12. the Supreme Court ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 protects employees against discrimination because of their sexual orientation or gender identity

13. the Supreme Court ruled that the Trump administration tried to end the D.A.C.A. program illegally, thus allowing it to remain in effect

14. the Supreme Court ruled that a Louisiana state law placing hospital-admission requirements on abortion clinics doctors was unconstitutional
Ok, but what's your Thursday show?
 

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Every so often, we hear Tony claim the show stinks. I get it. It's supposed to be funny. But Tony also claims the show is smart. And that we have smart guests on. And Tony says this with sincerity. It's almost like he says it with a hint of arrogance or elitism. It's why, in the past, he had guests on like Howard Fineman, Senator Tom Cotton and others. Tony wants to have fun, he wants listeners to enjoy the show but he also wants to be taken seriously . . . . . Tony really does want to be respected as a talk show host. And he earned that respect years ago. But he doesn't deserve, in 2020, to just get by on his previous accomplishments. He has an obligation and responsibility to maintain a certain quality of content. Many of the forum members here . . . . . have posted about the quality of the show many, many times. This is not news. I just think there's 20 interesting topics Tony could talk about. He only needs to pick a few of them . . . . . not all 20. But he's not even doing that.

On a separate note . . . . . is it really interesting to hear how Tony (or anyone else) has nothing to do with all this free time? I don't get this idea that people have nothing to do. I've got a million things on my "To Do" list. Four months ago, when I was working full-time . . . . . there was a reason I didn't make much progress on my "To Do" list . . . . . . it's because when I got home from work, I was tired and not in the mood to work on my "To Do" list. And then . . . . . when my two days off arrived . . . . . I was interested in hiking or watching movies/documentaries or catching up with laundry, dishes or cleaning my low quality apartment or catching up on sleep. But now that I've had months off due to the Trump virus . . . . . . I've actually had the time and motivation to work on my "To Do" list. I've accomplished so many things . . . . . things that I put off for years because they are a pain-in-the-ass to do. For example, I compiled and organized all usernames and passwords (and other details) for every financial account, retail website and forum [and documented that info on a WORD document]. I also organized, edited and documented photos of hiking adventures (and family trips) I went on during the past 15 years. Tony does not seem to have a "To Do" list. He appears to have nothing to catch up on. How is that possible? Since the Trump virus started, Tony acts like he does nothing with his free time . . . . . except for golf once a week. But Tony golfed before the Trump virus so golfing doesn't count. Who doesn't have a "To Do" list? I think Tony does have a "To Do" list . . . . . he just doesn't talk about it. But if he did talk about it, it would be more interesting than what we've been getting on the show over the last year or two.
 

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Wilbon was really good on Stephen Jackson today.
Are you referring to Wilbon discussing that topic on today [Wednesday's] PTI show? I ask because I am behind on podcasts . . . . . I have not yet listened to any PTI shows this week.

Please ignore my question. I just found the answer by scrolling down to the PTI thread here on the forum. Sorry about that. I look forward to listening to that PTI episode.
 
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