On this epsiode of The Q, Mark Bland and Producer Bobby breakdown a story from Oregon about police officers taking down a hardened criminal that is NINE YEARS OLD. Evidently having a scuffle on the playground at 9 is too much for some to deal with and they need to take it to the next level.
Also, Mark and Bobby got some great feedback regarding doing letters from the listeners on the show last time, so they dive into another batch including stories about: Mothers getting alcohol as a Mothers Day gift and whether that is appropriate; What if you best friend saw a private "sexy" picture of your new boy/girlfriend, would you be hesitant to introduce them to your BFF? That and many others on the show this week.
Next Bobby had a serious pile on situation with Facebook regarding a Sandy Hook story. He started to get attcked perosnally for having an opinion that was different than the maority in the discussion and was chastized for that. We discuss the story, the reactions and the reasons for and against Bobby's opinion and why it was such big deal.
Finally we have a little talk about how Russia is deciding to kill off the value of the American Dollar in their trading which potentially could send the US and other nations into a state of hyper inflation if they get enough outside support for such a move. We talk as a nation about "not caring abotu them" and that we are "the best country in the world"....so what happens when everyone stops thinking that and de-values your money internationally to the point that companies in your own coutnry have to overcharge for eveything to keep up? We discuss in depth.
All this and GAME ON/GAME OFF finally returning for the first time in a few weeks. Taking talk radio and turning it to 11....this is THE Q!
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Fast food places have a penchant for putting vegetables on their burgers...unfortunately, Mark is here to save the day regarding whether or not this is a practice that needs to be handled in this way, especially lettuce. Find out where you stand on this priority of national importance!
Next, Barack Obama has been getting blindsided by former secretary Donald Rumsfeld when "Donny" starts complaing about the Afghan wars and how the POTUS and his white house administration handled them. This leads to a war of words between Mark and Dan Walsh (being a former military man). Does Barack deserve the lashing that everyone gives him....the team discusses.
Then Producer Bobby brings up a local St. Louis story about a principal at an elementary school that oversteps their bounds in everyones opinion when handling policy with a parent of an autistic child. Needless to say the police get involved and Mark thinks its just a power play by people that are constantly trying to insert their will and force on others for no reason. Take a listen and see if you think that the school, police or Mark is in the right on this situation.
Finally, another week and another GAME ON/GAME OFF plus a small discussion about the most CONTROVERSIAL movies of all time. How many have you seen? How Controversial are they? Find out on the Q....real radio, real honest.
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