Post Tagged with: "current events"

Reality Check, January 12, 2018

January 15, 2018 1 min to read

Reality Check, January 12, 2018

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss current events and topics of the day.  So many topics, so little time.  Tom Steyer, Democratic billionaire behind the impeachment movement, has bought 535 copies of ‘Fire and Fury.’  He plans on sending them to every senator and representative in Washington, DC.  We talked about new rules and...

Reality Check, December 1, 2017

December 5, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, December 1, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss current events and issues of the day.  This episode’s topics include Puerto Rico, again.  We heard stories this week of millions of dollars spent on tarps that were never distributed.  Taxes, taxes, taxes.  How does the tax bill will impact public schools.  There will be more on this in the future...

Reality Check, November 17, 2017

November 21, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, November 17, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss news and current events.  We discuss the fact that most of Puerto Rico is still without power.  What happened to that project started by Whitefish Energy?  Oh, that’s right, it failed.  Cory Gardner wants your opinion on taxes.  Feel free to use resistbot by texting ‘resist’ to 50409....

Reality Check, November 10, 2017

November 13, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check, November 10, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee discuss current events.  Lyn is on vacation this week.  Our topics include: sexual harassment and assault; election results 2017; Trump’s Asian tour; Paradise Papers and Facebook’s ‘nude’ protection.  This past week, there were a lot of good things in the election results, especially in Virgini...

Reality Check November 3, 2017

November 6, 2017 0 min to read

Reality Check November 3, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss current events.  Topics this week include the new Republican tax bill, Mueller’s indictments against Papadopoulos, Manafort and Gates.  Papadopoulos has been proactively cooperating in Mueller’s investigation.  What is going on with Sam Clovis and the USDA?  What is up with Wilbur Ross and th...

Reality Check, October 27, 2017

October 31, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, October 27, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss topics of the day.  We’ll start with Senator Gardner’s request for your feedback on taxes.  And, if you don’t know what to say, we discuss what will happen to your taxes.  So, give a listen and you’ll know how this proposal affects your bottom line. http://www.Gardner.Senate.gov/ta...

Reality Check, September 29, 2017

October 3, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, September 29, 2017

Category : Paving Paradise, Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee discuss Hurricane Maria, underfunded and dying rural hospitals and the rest of the appropriations bills.  The Interior Appropriations Bill cuts $31.4 Billion dollar.  A significant cut of $534 Million to the EPA.  Apparently, the environment no longer needs protecting?  We’ve won the battle?  We’re ...

Reality Check, Sept. 22, 2017

September 26, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, Sept. 22, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn and Dee start discussing the Appropriations Bills put out by Congress so far this year.  Total savings for the eight bills equals $19.7 Billion.  This sounds like a lot of money, but we haven’t gotten any figures on final bills for Defense or Entitlements.  The Agricultural Appropriations bill would cut $876 Millio...

Reality Check Sept. 15, 2017, News Round-Up

September 18, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check Sept. 15, 2017, News Round-Up

Category : Reality Check

Gary, Lyn & Dee discuss news of the week.  We start by discussing possible hyperloop routes proposed for the Colorado region.  How would you like to travel to the Denver Airport in minutes?  Cheyenne less than ten minutes away?  Maybe you want to travel to Houston in under two hours?  All of these are possibilities. What did...

Reality Check, Sept. 8, 2017

September 12, 2017 1 min to read

Reality Check, Sept. 8, 2017

Category : Reality Check

Gary and Dee are back from a week off.  We have managed to get Lyn back!  Huzzah!  Our topics include the Equifax security breach.  Since this was recorded, the forced arbitration clause has been removed.  However, beware that if you accept their one year free monitoring, they will require a credit card and will charge you the s...

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