The White House hosts a dinner where one of the guests is fasting. Huh? President Obama has missed fifty-eight percent of his briefings. Is this a normal amount? Did the death of Abe Lincoln start the Secret Service? White House fence climbers?
The Minnesota State High School League is pondering accommodating to athletes whom are LBGT in locker rooms. Should they be allowed to go forward with this? Joe, Rookie and Reuvers handle this in their own GL way.....laughter.
Breaking news in Garage Logic today: Twins manager Ron Gardenhire has been fired. The staff reviews Gardy's career and wonders if he will be back in a lesser role. The topic of diapers comes up during Heidt's news. Does Joe wear them?
Can using less water backfire? In Berlin, people cutting back on water is forcing conservationists to rethink their limited water use. The term 'hen' is being used in Sweden as a new pronoun for boys and girls. Joe was not made for these times.
Joe starts Friday's show sharing what he learned from Viking sideline reporter Greg Coleman. Coleman was mentioning his theory on Adrian Peterson. Community Action of Mpls has been shutdown by the government. Joe comments on the Catholic Church.
Souch reads a statement released by gubernatorial candidate Jeff Johnson. Johnson mentions Governor Dayton's lack of attention to current events. It is a Scramble Friday and Rookie gets a little giddy today with the weather.
Joe begins the show with a comment on Jay Kolls piece on the light rail Green Line assessments to businesses on University Avenue. The Community Standards Initiative is under fire for alleged misuse of funds. Joe wonders where the State Auditor is
The world will soon come to an end, according to Joe. The University of Minnesota, Saint Paul campus, offers a program that has chickens and other animals calm stressed out people that need to lessen their stress. It's a quick hour, have a listen.
Joe mentions President Obama's speech at the poorly attended climate summit in NY. They just do not get it, as far as climate is concerned. Community Action of Mpls, a non-profit, is under fire for their misuse of funds.
MN senate Minority Leader Dave Hann (R-48) calls the show to talk about the misuse of funds and what can be done in the future. Star Tribune reporter Alejandra Matos comes on the show as Joe compliments her uncovering the guts of this story.
Joe is given a potential End of the World: It may be illegal to kill spiders via a vacuum. Rookie is tasked with translating from Finnish to English with Google Translate. The staff promotes the Officer Patrick benefit this upcoming Saturday.
Joe makes a point that newspapers are still very relevant. Two stories concerning child protection and a local nonprofit, are celebrated by Joe as being very relevant, due to their detective work and information.
The climate protest march in New York City turned out to be exactly what Joe has predicted for many years: The climate movement is not about climate change, it is about ending western capitalism. This is political for sure. What a joke!
What happened at the White House this past week? Joe and Rookie talk about their trip to the DC, years ago. The Como Zoo is expecting some visitors. Reuvers' trip to the MN Zoo had some exciting details. The staff laughs at Rookie's next $1M idea
Scot Korzenowski sits in the Mayor's chair today. Korzo is on top of the NFL and its troubles. He has brought to the subject a different perspective that may have some merit. Joel Bergstrom, from the Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery.