[0:00] Favorite Cars: We discuss our favorite cars and Carl reminisces cruising downtown Des Moines in his ’65 Buick Gran Sport.[05:00:] Poor College Students: We discuss life when we were poor college students. And our worst fast food experiences. Michael brings new awareness to the term leftovers. [09:14:] Black, White and Blue: The recent high-profile police shootings of unarmed black men across the country, spurs a discussion on police brutality and race issues. [26:31]: Listen and People Will Reveal Themselves: A lesson from Oprah Winfrey. [31:13:] Multiculturalism, Racism and Changing From Within: We talk about the need for multicultural awareness and what that can teach you. Plus growing up with racist humor and the need to make change within our own family and sphere of influence. [ 40:50:] Theories, Possible Solutions and the Reallocation of Funds: We float theories on why the police are failing the inner cities, what the real solutions are to some of our big problems and the need to reallocate funds. [ 53:25:] Crisis in Institutions: A conversation on Bill Cosby turns into a talk about the crisis in our institutions and how no person is too important to jail.
BLACK WHITE AND BLUE: Police Brutality and Race LINKS:
Urban Blacks Have Little Confidence in Police: http://www.gallup.com/poll/179909/urban-blacks-little-confidence-police.aspx
Chris Rock Interview : http://vult.re/1rSBSR8
Examining Police Training: How Officers are Taught to Deal With Armed Suspects: http://www.cleveland.com/metro/index.ssf/2014/12/how_police_are_trained_to_deal.html
Police Have a Long and Complex Task to Mend Distrust Deepened by Killings.
The Fed Just Acknowledged its Too Big to Jail Policy: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2014/11/21/fed-too-big-to-jail_n_6201476.html