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Friday 4-22-22 Bill Meyer Show Guest Information
7:45 Is President Biden affecting home prices in the negative? Brad Bennington from the Builders Association of Southern Oregon www.BuildSO.com talks of a letter the national homebuilders association is submitting to the President.
8:15 Bob Tiernan, GOP gubernatorial candidate joins me for a talk on the race and issues. https://bobtiernan.com/
Thursday 4-21-22 Bill Meyer Show Guest Information
7:10 Former White House Chef Andre Rush
Former White House Chef Andre Rush is set to release his debut memoir “Call Me Chef, Dammit!: A Veteran’s Journey from the Rural South to the White House https://www.amazon.com/Call-Me-Chef-Dammit-Veterans/dp/0785249451
Chef Rush is a decorated combat Veteran known worldwide as the White House chef with the 24-inch biceps and for his advocacy for military service, as well as suicide prevention, which is why he does 2,222 push-ups a day: to bring awareness to the ongoing epidemic of mental health and suicidal ideation.
Chef Rush uses food as medicine and therapy to helping military overcome depression, anxiety, PTSD, with a method called “Cooking to Cope.” He is the founder of 2,222 INC, a 501(c)3 which mentors, supports, teaches, educates, and empowers youth in unreasonable circumstances with the support of military, first responders, and influential men and women from different backgrounds.
7:35 Bridget Barton, GOP gubernatorial candidate https://bridgetbartonfororegon.com/
8:10 Jackson County Commissioner Colleen Roberts discusses the recent Mail Tribune opinion piece from ORD2 Indivisible going after the commission for a so-called “lack of leadership” on Covid.
Wednesday 4-20-22 Bill Meyer Show Guest Information
6:35 “Wheels Up Wednesday” with Eric Peters, automotive journalist with www.EpAutos.com
And yet ANOTHER great talk on cars, car reviews, politics.
7:10 NELL McSHANE WULFHART, author of “The Stewardess Rebellion”
It was the Golden Age of Travel and everyone wanted in. As flying boomed in the 1960s, women across America applied for jobs as stewardesses, drawn to the promise of glamorous jet-setting, the chance to see the world, and an alternative to traditional occupations like nursing, teaching, and homemaking.
But as the number of “stews” grew-and it did: in 1965 around one million women interviewed for only 10,000 open positions-so did their suspicions that the job was not as glamorous as the ads would have them believe. “Sky girls” had to adhere to strict weight limits at all times; they couldn’t marry or have children; their makeup, hair, nails, and teeth were regulated; girdles were mandatory while on the clock and any supervisor could conduct a “girdle check” at any time, including the pilots; the pay was meager; and, most importantly, they had to resign when they turned 32.
In the tradition of untold feminist histories like Hidden Figures, The Girls of Atomic City, Fly Girls, and Good Girls Revolt, THE GREAT STEWARDESS REBELLION: How Women Launched a Workplace Revolution at 30,000 Feet (Doubleday; April 19, 2022; $30) is a rousing narrative of female empowerment about a group of spirited flight attendants who became unlikely symbols of the women’s and labor movements-and revolutionized the workplace for all American women.
8:10 Ken Silva, national security reporter for The Epoch Times
Ken has just published an investigatory piece into the Oklahoma City bombing case. The anniversary of the 1995 attack is yesterday.
The story examines current Attorney General Merrick Garland’s role in the case. One detail of possible interest is that Garland was apparently visiting with Hillary Clinton at the White House the night before a major hearing. Researchers Ken spoke with suggest Garland helped cover up certain inquiries into McVeigh accomplices.
Tuesday 4-19-22 Bill Meyer Show Guest Information
6:35 PATRICE ONWUKA Director for the Center for Economic Opportunity, Independent Women’s Forum www.iwf.org
As seen via IWV
Student Loan Forgiveness Is Welfare For Middle And Upper Classes
- The numerous student loan pauses, as well as demands to fully forgive student loans, have little to do with the pandemic and everything to do with a political goal ahead of the 2022 midterms.
- Contrary to the picture painted by left-wingers of greedy banksters taking advantage of impressionable young students, 92 percent of student loan debt is held by the federal government — not by private banks. Most of these loans offer an interest amnesty until after graduation. Furthermore, the richest 40 percent of the American public holds 60 percent of the student loan debt, while the bottom 40 percent holds just 20 percent of the debt.
- Even if the federal government found a way to bail out only graduates who aren’t on track to make large salaries, such a move would be illogical. Why should plumbers who went to trade school be forced to bail out those who chose to take on hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt to obtain degrees in philosophy, art history, or Kazakh film?
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7:10 Jason Beebe, candidate for U.S. Senate
7:35 Josephine County Commissioner Herman Baertschiger, talking politics and issues.
8:10 Kevin Christman, candidate for State Senate District 3 https://www.electkevinchristman.com/
8:45 OPEN FOR BUSINESS with Matt Allen from Reverse Mortgage Funding LLC. Today Matt talks with me about how owning your home free and clear, and using an adjustable rate reverse mortgage could be a real advantage in retirement. More about Matt:
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Monday 4-18-22 Bill Meyer Show Guest Information
7:10 Bill Sizemore, GOP Gubernatorial Candidate. www.FriendsOfBillSizemore.com
7:30 Capt. William E. Simpson, naturalist, and we discuss the commenting status of our fight to stop the Klamath Dams removal.
8:10 Dr. Dennis Powers, www.DennisPowersBooks.com with today’s “Where Past Meets Present”
Jeremy Guthrie: Major League Pitcher
By Dennis Powers
Jeremy Guthrie was born in 1979 in Roseburg to a Japanese-American mother from Hawaii. He is a yonsei or fourth generation Japanese-American, but does not speak Japanese. Growing up in Ashland, he excelled at basketball, football, and baseball, as well as the classroom, where he was class valedictorian at Ashland High. Jeremy also reached the rank of Eagle Scout in the Boy Scouts.
He attended Brigham Young University before transferring to Stanford, where he was a starting pitcher on its baseball team. He was the team’s ace and Stanford reached the 2001 College World Series final, but lost to the Miami Hurricanes in the championship game. A first-round selection by the Cleveland Indians in the 2002 MLB draft, he signed a four-year, $4 million contract that included a $3 million signing bonus.
Although pitching irregularly for the Indians, he spent the majority of the next three seasons in the minors. In 2007, the Baltimore Orioles claimed Guthrie off waivers, where he then had a 3.70 ERA, went 7–5 in 32 starts, and was considered for the American League Rookie of the Year award. During the 2008 season, Guthrie emerged as the team’s staff ace. He finished the season with a 3.63 ERA, going 10–12 in 30 starts. In 2009, he pitched for Team USA in the 2009 World Baseball Classic, which lost in the semi-finals.
The 2009 season wasn’t a good one, as his ERA reached 5.04 while leading the league in losses with 17. Guthrie rebounded in 2010, winning a career-high 11 games despite losing 14 and lowering his ERA to 3.83 in 32 starts. In 2011, he pitched for over 200 innings for the third straight season, while also leading the league in losses for the second time with 17.
In 2012, he was traded twice, landing with the Royals in July. He proved to be the best pitcher for the Royals in the season’s second half, posting a 3.16 ERA and a 5–3 record. Guthrie then signed a three-year, $25 million deal with the Royals through 2015, earning $5 million in 2013, $11 million in 2014, and $9 million in the contract’s last year.
Guthrie logged the most innings of his career during the 2013 season with 212. He finished with a 15–12 record and a 4.04 ERA in 33 starts. During the 2014 season Guthrie posted a 4.13 ERA over 202 innings and finished the regular season with a record of 13–11. He made two starts in the 2014 World Series against the San Francisco Giants, going 1–1.
On May 25, 2015, Guthrie had one of the worst starts in MLB history against the New York Yankees. Guthrie gave up nine hits, 11 earned runs, three walks, and four homeruns in the first inning before being pulled after getting three outs. Becoming a free agent after the 2015 season, he signed multiple minor-league contracts before being released each time (i.e., Texas Rangers, San Diego Padres, and Miami Marlins).
In 2017, he signed a minor league deal with the Washington Nationals; called up on April 8th to start against the Philadelphia Phillies, he had another bad start. On his 38th birthday, he was taken from the game after getting only two outs in the first inning—but after allowing 10 runs.
Guthrie then signed and was released by the Melbourne Aces (Australian Baseball League) and the Acereros de Monclova (Mexican Baseball League, before announcing his retirement from the MLB on July 31, 2017. Over his 12 year major league career, Guthrie had 91 (wins) – 109 (loses) with an overall ERA of 4.42.
Keeping his roots to Southern Oregon, Guthrie started the installation of a new synthetic turf football field at Ashland High by announcing a $650,000 donation in March 2015. A $100,000 donation from Lithia Motors, $50,000 pledge from Max McKee, and other donations (including the DeBoer family with $25,000) helped the Ashland School District exceed its fundraising goal of $850,000. While the field was being installed, the Grizzlies played their home games at Raider Stadium.
A member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (“LDS”), he served for two years as a missionary for the church in Spain. Guthrie began a three-year assignment as president of its Texas Houston South Mission in July 2018. He lives in Portland with his wife, Jenny.
Source: Source: Wikipedia: Jeremy Guthrie at Biography; Joe Zavala, “Ashland School District reaches funding goal to replace football field, is accepting bids,” Mail Tribune, July 9, 2015, at New AHS Sports Field.