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Bill’s Guests: Friday, November 16, 2018

6:35: Rick Manning, President of Americans for Limited Government, talks with Bill. It’s the weekly Swamp Update!

Find out more at: GetLiberty.org and DailyTorch.com.

7:10: Greg Roberts, Mr. Outdoors from RogueWeather.com calls in to bring to you, the Friday, Water World Boat & Powersport, Outdoor Report.

8:10: Danny Iny, the author of “Leveraged Learning: How the Disruption of Education Helps Lifelong Learners and Experts with Something to Teach,” talks with Bill.

Millions of young people are finalizing their applications and trying to make the final decision about where to go to college. If you’re one of them (or a parent of one), you may be feeling pretty stressed right now. What if you didn’t get into your preferred school? Or what if you make a bad—and expensive—decision? Take a deep breath, says Danny Iny: You don’t have to go the traditional college route at all. In fact, as this whiteboard video shows, more and more evidence suggests that you shouldn’t.

Danny is a lifelong entrepreneur, best-selling author, and CEO of the online business education company Mirasee. Best known for his value-driven approach to business, his nine published books include Engagement from Scratch!, The Audience Revolution, and two editions of Teach and Grow Rich.

8:45: Mike “White Delight” Wilson joins Bill live in studio. Mike will be going for the World Championship, and he’ll be here to tell us all about it.

Bill’s Guests: Thursday, November 15, 2018

6:35: Karen Kataline, a commentator, columnist and talk show host talks with Bill today.

Commentator, columnist & talk show host, Karen Kataline received her Master’s Degree in Social Work from Columbia University and is a frequent guest host on AM Talk Radio. She is the producer and host of Spouting Off, a live, Internet call-in talk show covering politics, pop culture and a little psychology thrown in. Her Op Eds can be seen in Investor’s Business Daily, Western Journal, Town Hall, The Daily Caller and The American Thinker.

Today, we’ll be talking with Karen about the “Me Too,” movement, and just how they did in the midterm elections.

Read Karen’s article on the subject: “How Did #MeToo Score in the Mid-Terms?

And, you can get more great content over at Karen’s website: KarenKataline.com.

7:10: George Gilder, author of “Life After Google,” talks with Bill this morning.

Google employees are foreshadowing what life could look like after Google in their recent walk out.

  • NBC is reporting that Google employees staged a walkout today over the handling of sexual misconducts claims.
  • The New York Times says that the walkouts started in Asia and spread across the Globe.
  • According to USA Today all allegations of sexual misconduct have been denied.

Be sure to grab your copy of George’s book right HERE.

8:50: Teresa Haley, treasurer with Medford Schools Foundation joins Bill in studio. The Medford Schools Foundation is having a raffle for a $10,000 trip to Disneyland. The proceeds go to help out Medford schools Steams Initiatives. You can find out more over at: MedfordSchoolsFoundation.com.

Bill’s Guests: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

7:10: State Senator Herman Baerschiger talks with Bill today. Jackson County is to conduct a smoke summit in December, complete with public input. We’ll talk about it with the Senator.

7:35: Lt. Justin Ivens with the Medford Police Department joins Bill in studio for the Crime Stoppers Case of The Week.

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8:10: Kevin Starrett of the Oregon Firearms Federation talks with Bill today. Big battles to protect the 2nd Amendment, are coming in Oregon in the next year, given results in the last election.

See more information over at: OregonFirearms.org.

8:35: Steve Johnson with Premiere Jewlers of Medford joins Bill in studio for today’s business interview.

The Christmas Season is starting to kick into gear. For the best selection, we would encourage shopping early since most of our best items are one-of-a-kind or unique.

For November, we are offering a 30% discount on all DIAMOND Jewelry including diamond earrings, necklaces, pendants, and rings. And that includes our engagement and wedding rings just in case you want to propose over the HOLIDAYS while visiting family and loved ones.

Time is starting to run out on CUSTOM Designed pieces being ready for the Holidays. We are down to 6 weeks before Christmas and Custom Pieces usually take 3-4 weeks to manufacture from sketch design to finished item.

We are also still offering one day service on most repairs including ring sizing, broken chains, new tips and prongs, and watch batteries.

Please stop by Premier Jewelers at 201 East Main on the corner of East Main and Central for all your Christmas gift ideas.

8:50: Megan Flowers with Sanctuary One comes into the studio.

People have been asking for this opportunity, and in 2019 we are launching our first animal sponsorship, which means we’re currently looking for pledges.

We are looking for business partners. Each animal has a $2,000 sponsorship goal which will aid in food, shelter, veterinarian care, and species specific enrichment programs.

Bill’s Guests: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

6:35: Eric Peters, automotive journalist, and Libertarian car guy talks with Bill this morning. Say it ain’t so Harley?!! Harley Davidson is going… ELECTRIC?

Read Eric’s article over at: EPAutos.com, “The Electric Suicide of Harley-Davidson.”

7:10: Bev Harris, from Black Box Voting talks with Bill. We’ll be talking with Bev about the latest voting security news, including how vote by mail can be hacked, or influenced in one direction or the other.

See more over at: BlackBoxVoting.org.

8:10: Tom Harris, Executive Director of the International Climate Science Coalition talks with Bill.

“A US federal judge on Thursday halted construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, arguing that President Donald Trump’s administration had failed to adequately explain why it had lifted a ban on the project.

The ruling by Judge Brian Morris of the US District Court for the District of Montana dealt a stinging setback to Trump and the oil industry and served up a big win for conservationists and indigenous groups.

Trump granted a permit for the $8 billion conduit meant to stretch from Canada to Texas just days after taking office last year. He said it would create jobs and spur development of infrastructure.

In doing so the administration overturned a ruling by then president Barack Obama in 2015 that denied a permit for the pipeline, largely on environmental grounds, in particular the US contribution to climate change.

The analysis of a cross-border project like this is done by the State Department.”


You can see more over at: ClimateScienceInternational.org.

Bill’s Guests: Monday, November 12, 2018

6:35: David Benhoff, a retired U.S. Marine Corps officer chats with Bill today.

David Benhoff is a retired Marine Corps officer with over 25 years of extensive service, including three combat tours in Iraq, Afghanistan, and Panama. After retiring from the military in 2012, like so many other veterans it was time for him to discover his new life’s mission. Fate intervened and David found himself helping a Korean War veteran who was having difficulty navigating the VA system, managing his health care and some basic life needs. David realized the great need of our Senior Warriors from WWII, Korea, and Vietnam which led to the founding of Hero’s Bridge -a nonprofit 501 (c) 3 organization dedicated to serving our older veterans. They serve, stand by, and honor our veterans, age 65 and older, anywhere they live and at no expense to our heroes or their families. Every dime raised goes directly to the Veterans in need. You can find out more, over at: www.HerosBridge.org

7:10: Greg Roberts, Mr. Outdoors himself from RogueWeather.com, calls in to bring to you the Monday, Water World Boat & Powersport, Outdoor Report.

7:35: Matt O’Brien, Director of Research at the Federation for American Immigration Reform, (FAIR) talks with Bill.

President Trump issued a proclamation to address deficiencies in the asylum process, and we’ll talk with Matt O’Brien concerning other deficiencies which should be addressed.

Improve the Credible Fear Standard to Protect Legitimate Claims and Prevent Fraud: Congress must fix the minimal standard under current law that allows aliens – often economic migrants – to show a ‘credible fear of persecution’ and then obtain release into the interior of the country while their claim goes through backlogged immigration courts. Aliens should be required to clearly demonstrate a credible fear of persecution to stop fraud and help ensure that only legitimate claims are approved. To punish those who knowingly abuse our generosity, Congress should impose and enforce penalties for the filing of frivolous, baseless, or fraudulent asylum claims, and expand the use of expedited removal as appropriate.

  • Allow for extended family detention and increase detention space: Congress can legislatively overrule the “Flores Settlement Agreement,” a court settlement and subsequent judicial rulings that limit the detention of families with children to just 20 days – a time period entirely too brief to complete a full and fair asylum adjudication. This loophole is the ‘jet engine’ driving the catch and release program. Further, Congress must fund enough detention space – including family detention centers – so no one is released while they await a court date.
  • Amend the William Wilberforce Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act (TVPRA): This well-intended humanitarian law, which was designed to protect minors from sex traffickers, is now being exploited. Minors from across the globe are now sent to our borders by families hoping to establish an immigration anchor in the United States. The overly broad provisions of the TVPRA virtually guarantee that unaccompanied minors will be admitted to the United States, and allowed to stay, in order to complete lengthy judicial proceedings that inadvertently encourage both fraud and further exploitation of children by parties savvy enough to exploit the system.

8:10: Dr. Dennis Powers drops by the studio today for this week’s edition of “What Made Southern Oregon Great.”

The University Club

by Dennis Powers

The Medford Commercial Clubnow the Chamber of Commercepromoted a long advertising campaign in the early 1900s that heralded the great advantages of the area’s orchard industry. It was very successful. Out-of-towners in numbers arrived in Medford, and real estate agents met the trains to hawk the orchards. The newspapers reported that newcomers were jamming the hotels and even Southern Pacific Railroad needed to set up tents on its Medford station property to bed down up to 200 potential investors.

With this boom background, wealthy Easterners and Mid-Westerners flocked to the Valley. From bringing about the city’s main water supply and Sacred Heart Hospital (later Providence Medical Hospital) to building Medford’s historic downtown, the out-of-towners strongly contributed to the area. By 1909, numerous Medford buildings were under construction or in the planning stages. Buildings with the names of Sparta, the Carnegie library, Woolworth building, and four-story Liberty building were there or under development.

The newcomers discovered, however, that their social circles were limited. Leaving the educated professionals they knew back home for the rural Valley had limitations. Some came together and in 1909 began discussing the need to form a club. In mid-October 1910, the first Rogue River Valley University Club board meeting was held. Its charter explicitly set down that its purpose was to increase social contacts and boost community development.

The average age of the 47 charter members was 30, and the list of represented universities was impressive: twelve were from Yale, eight founding members from Harvard, and six from the University of Minnesota, as a start. Stanford had four members, while the University of Oregon, Williams College, Michigan, Cornell, and Columbia had three each. All were graduates, although the charter required just that a member had attended college.

Over time, the club met in different facilities before moving into a former telephone building after World War II, adjacent to the Holly Theatre at 218 West Sixth Street in downtown Medford. The owners of the building, Alfred and Helen Carpenter, transferred ownership in 1958 to the University Club. Until the early 1990s, the club had over 200 members, but presently some 100, reflecting the changing times.

The makeup of colleges represented is still mixed, although Oregon universities are now the majority. Professionals as doctors, lawyers, and business executives make up most of the current members. An applicant for membership must have two sponsors. With no objections (including the board of trustees), the new member is welcomed in. In 2010, it was noted that Jackson County’s leading citizens had been gathering at the University Club for a century, continuing their tradition of playing cards, discussing the topics if the day, and at times formulating local policy—plus granting scholarships to local Valley high school graduates. Known as the “University Club,” its full title is “The Rogue River Valley University Club.”

Sources: Greg Stiles, “University Club turns 100,” October 30, 2010, Mail Tribune, at University Club History; see University Club website for more at Club Website.

8:35: Alex Poythress, newly elected Medford City Council member, and Kevin Stine, who was re-elected to the council, join Bill live in studio.