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kerryedavis32 mins ago in reply to Worst in Popular Music

Oh, THAT kind of "mob."
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H1: 11/25/14: Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. Tom Cotton, Calls
Worst in Popular Music4 hours ago in reply to kerryedavis

The point was to exclude mafia and other organized crime mob movies.
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H1: 11/25/14: Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. Tom Cotton, Calls
kerryedavis6 hours ago in reply to Worst in Popular Music

I love Emmett's lists, but if this was supposed to be the non-criminal division, M should not have been included. Unless he meant only that the mob itself was not to be the original crime-committer(s). But aren't pretty much all angry mob movies that way?
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H1: 11/25/14: Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. Tom Cotton, Calls
dpatterson1 day ago in reply to Worst in Popular Music

thanks. but the ham story was just stupid all the way around.
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H4: 11/26/14: The Aftershow w/Generalissimo Duane
doughi1 day ago

The Podcast stopped working yesterday, still not working today. On the rss feed I get: " hh_rs_20141127-1_Thu_87f12ade-a3d2-4c7d-b418-f0e617318adc_radio-show_Hi_mp3?source=rss " Which will not save even when I remove the " ?source=rss " Here, it simply says " ...Hi_mp3 couldn't be downloaded " Please advise. Thanks
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H1: 11/27/14: Dr. Larry Arnn, Tarzana Joe
Worst in Popular Music1 day ago

The ham story is a classic, much better than Arlo Guthrie's lame Thanksgiving tale.
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H4: 11/26/14: The Aftershow w/Generalissimo Duane
kerryedavis2 days ago in reply to bumsteaddithers

Yes, a lot of people especially on the left, seem to assume that a trial is really no big deal and if/when you're exonerated you just go merrily along with your life.
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H2: 11/25/14: Jonathan Alter, Calls
kerryedavis2 days ago in reply to bumsteaddithers

Cops need to use deadly force not just for protection of their own lives, but also for lives of others, or even serious injury, and in the case of themselves, the possibility that an attacker might gain access to the cop's weapons and other equipment.
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H1: 11/25/14: Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. Tom Cotton, Calls
kerryedavis2 days ago in reply to bumsteaddithers

A lot of people will never have the facts straight, and I expect people who LIVE IN Ferguson will be among the most ill-informed.
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
bumsteaddithers2 days ago

Just listened to Alter. I hope Hugh keeps interviewing him; he seems comfortable in his own skin and he helps reinforce my own beliefs (though completely opposite). He is more unflappable than most of the guests. Reading the comments above and listening, it struck me that Alter had Wilson guilty even after proven innocent of involuntary manslaughter. Alter seemed to want a trial. Any trial but a trial to soothe the racist undertones of his comments. Does he not realize that these "celebrity" trials ruin the life of the person put on trial? The guy who got tried by an unscrupulous prosecutor who had to eat crow after the guy was proven innocent still lost his life as we enjoy. Besides not having the cash to defend himself, he had to ruin the time prepping and attending the trial and his afterlife is even worse. Does Alter want to put a cop through that? Well, yeah, that is what he said. Alter doesn't care what happens to Wilson. White guilt? Ugh, that man Alter is sick- kind of Chris Matthews sick.
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H2: 11/25/14: Jonathan Alter, Calls
Worst in Popular Music3 days ago

Jonathan Alter better watch out, there seems to be enough prima "facey" evidence to indict him on a charge of involuntary stupidity.
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H2: 11/25/14: Jonathan Alter, Calls
bumsteaddithers3 days ago

Yeah, Kerry. It is getting so that law enforcement is PC. They have to follow quotas. The left is going along with this claptrap instead of going to the source of the problem and fixing it. That would mean 'tough love' to the poor community and demand they have to do something to get all the bennies they get now. I see these panhandlers and boy, these guys have to work hard. I think it would be easier to get a paying job than live like these parasites. One thing I am glad about is the media frenzy and the backlash by the community. Though, rioting, looting and battery are never to be condoned. I am thinking of Chris Hayes and other media getting things thrown at them. Funny Hugh hasn't brought his pastor friend back like he had promised.
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H2: 11/25/14: Jonathan Alter, Calls
bumsteaddithers3 days ago

At what point does a cop have a right to shoot is the question. Afraid for life? Cop and public have a right to expect a cop has a right to defend themselves. If we don't have that, we don't have a nation of laws. Oops. Gotta rethink that one in the Age of Obama (sung to the tune of Age of Aquarius by Mommies and Poppas).
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H1: 11/25/14: Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. Tom Cotton, Calls
bumsteaddithers3 days ago

Guy in my office still says there was no reason to shoot Brown 12 times and was still quoting the witnesses who were either lying or 'choked' and misinterpreted what they were seeing in the heat of the episode. I tried to explain that he was only shot six times and it was all from the front. This guy chose to believe that he was shot in the back. I just gave him the location for a document dump I found in the LA Times. He will probably follow.
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
Worst in Popular Music3 days ago

Topical blast from the past, Emmett's top ten angry mob movies (non crime division). http://www.hughniverse.com/2009/08/07/h3emmettoftheunblinkingeyetarzanajoe/
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H1: 11/25/14: Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. Tom Cotton, Calls
kerryedavis3 days ago in reply to plane_5

No surprise that a lefty would be into quotas and affirmative action, even when it comes to affirmative action on prosecuting cops. They evidently believe that more white people should be prosecuted and imprisoned in general, to make things "fair." Here's an idea: let Alter volunteer to serve time for something he didn't do, and leave the rest of us alone.
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H2: 11/25/14: Jonathan Alter, Calls
plane_53 days ago in reply to kerryedavis

Kerry I had the same thought. Also, if I understand Jonathan's point correctly, we need to make sure that we maintain the indictment rate on cops so that we have a statisticly fair country? "We haven't put any cops on trial in the past couple of weeks, so we better indict this guy. Don't worry, it'll be OK if he's not guilty. It's a really low bar to get an indictment, so we can make the statistics say anything we want...."
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H2: 11/25/14: Jonathan Alter, Calls
kerryedavis3 days ago

What the hell kind of charge is "involuntary manslaughter" anyway? At ANY time really, but ESPECIALLY in a situation like this? It sounds like "It wasn't your fault, you really didn't do anything wrong, but we're going to say you're guilty of something anyway just to make some people like Jonathan Alter feel better. And your life is ruined forever for doing what any reasonable person would have done in your place." And Jonathan Alter seemed to miss the entire point that one reason for the grand jury in this case was exactly BECAUSE there was community pressure/expectation, and so it was important FOR THAT REASON to proceed as they did, so an individual prosecutor could not be blamed for the outcome. Jonathan Alter also said, after caller Lynn explained how defendants rarely want to testify before the grand jury, that "we all agree on that," but earlier in the show Alter said exactly the opposite, that defendants WANTED TO testify before the grand jury but were not allowed. And thanks again, for bringing up the break music louder and louder while someone important is talking. Feh.
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H2: 11/25/14: Jonathan Alter, Calls
kerryedavis3 days ago

Silly Hugh. Michael Brown was not shot/killed for strong-arm robbery. That's a ridiculous claim. He was killed, and quite justifiably so, for attacking a police officer most likely with intent to kill. Silly, silly Hugh.
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H1: 11/25/14: Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. Tom Cotton, Calls
kerryedavis3 days ago

I caught a bit of some news/talk show on CBS a few minutes ago, they finally showed some photos of what Michael Brown actually looked like, and even a size comparison between him and the police officer. They were about the same height, but Brown had a pretty significant weight advantage. Why did they wait to show things like that, until AFTER the grand jury decision? In the past the photos on TV and in newspapers of Brown were from age 15 or something. And they did the same thing with Trayvon Martin. But if either of them was coming at you, you wouldn't think "child" or "teenager" or "unarmed."
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
kerryedavis3 days ago in reply to bumsteaddithers

They probably had little choice, overall. In terms of waiting until today, for example. It appears that there had been at least one "leak" somehow, as we heard on Hugh's show some media outlet announced the finding before it was read on live TV. They might have stalled as long as they could to give time for police to get into position as much as possible, but waiting until this morning wouldn't have been feasible.
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
bumsteaddithers3 days ago

"Hey you", to paraphrase Hugh,"there are lots and lots of dirty cops. Haven't you watched Serpico. That is what all cops are like- crooked and corrupted" Egads, man. A Hollywood movie script? Realizing Serpico was real and faced corrupt cops in a precinct during a certain time doesn't equate to all cops. I hope Border Agents aren't acting like the cops did in the Hollywood movies. And, in my opinion, there are too many dirty cop TV shows on now, anyways. But, Serpico? Serpico?
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H2: 11/24/14 Calls
kerryedavis3 days ago in reply to happymom

Very little if any of that nonsense would have been pulled out by the media and others, if Michael Brown had been Michael White. More's the pity.
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
happymom3 days ago in reply to waltersknight

putting out the verdict at night just before a holiday weekend does seem a bad plan. But, my biggest problem in all of this has been the same as in the case in florida. When given the right to vote at 18 back in 1972, it was because you were an adult and able to make decisions and lead your own lives. But when a person over 18 commits a crime and then attacks a police officer, they suddenly become a child, teen or whatever other term someone wants to use to make them seem unable to defend themselves. We send kids of 18 to Iraq to fight soldiers much older and more experienced than the officer in question. And I wish fox news would use a teen picture of officer Wilson and an up to date picture of the Mr. Brown. We all looked fairly defenseless and innocent at 15.
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
bumsteaddithers4 days ago

That was a nice, sweet interview with Bush.
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H1: 11/24/14 George W. Bush
bumsteaddithers4 days ago

Hmmm. And was it the prosecutor who decided to give results at night to allow the rioter types the cover of darkness to commit their felonies and arson with impugnity? And if whomever made that decision (and I think it Obama or higher- i.e. the defacto presidente Jarrett) why not pick a nice mile Friday night for the announcement?
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
bumsteaddithers4 days ago in reply to Worst in Popular Music

Hilarious,Waldorff. Though, as good as anything. Seems Hugh could use your imagination in show prep and I mean it in a good way to both of you.
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H1: 11/20/14: Audio, Calls
kerryedavis4 days ago

What might have been overlooked in the other discussion and commenting on the Michael Brown case - including a lot of complaining about the prosecutor's handling of the grand jury - is that it sounds like the prosecutor might have actually performed a great service to the police officer, by lining up the evidence in ways that might make it impossible for the Obama "justice department" to pile on by dragging out a "violation of civil rights" case. That's especially true by virtue of him taking it to a grand jury, rather than just coming up with the decision not to prosecute on his own. If he had just made that call himself, it's probably inevitable that the Obama "justice department" would have gone after the officer too for "violating civil rights." If they do so now, after all the process and the grand jury decision, it will be obviously political and racial.
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
kerryedavis4 days ago

Wow, you guys all got it wrong, and more than once. Andy Travis didn't do the turkey thing. That was station manager Arthur Carlson. Played by Gordon Jump, who was also The Maytag Repairman for a while. And it was Carlson who said 'I thought turkeys could fly."
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H3: 11/24/14 Calls
waltersknight4 days ago

What. A. Fiasco. As you had said before - the length of the deliberation was a pretty clear signal. Somewhat annoying IMO that even with the evidence we "knew" during the race baiting media blitz - there was simply not a recognition that Brown's state of mind could have been a factor, although he was on video committing a violent crime before he was shot. Even if the officer didn't know about this, state of mind is a well recognized factor for escalation. This was escalated.
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H4: 11/24/14 - Calls
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