3-12 to 3-16-2018: Bill Meyer’s Blog

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Bill’s Guests for: Wednesday, March 14, 2018:

6:35: Danielle Vann, Award Winning author of “The Whizbang Machine,” series of young adult books talks with Bill, about the ostensible decline of literacy in the United States.

Forty-four per cent of our nation’s adults are reading and writing at a fourth grade level. What’s more, it’s even scarier nearly 20 per cent of high schoolers graduated last year without even knowing how to read.

But guess what—-the White House has released its proposed budget for 2019 that slashes federal funding for a vital tool in education— libraries and museums.

Danielle A. Vann, a Dallas-area crusader on behalf of reading, an award-winning novelist of young adult books and a former television personality, is on a mission to stop this campaign against literacy.

“Regardless of your politics, you have to know that an illiterate public is an anathema to our Democracy,” said Ms. Vann. “When it comes to our children, we need to storm the barricades against illiteracy.”

Ms. Vann is taking her message to the public, to educators, to school and state officials—anyone she can button-hole to lobby or reach with her public speaking activities and YouTube videos.

The cutback in funds for libraries and museums will, according to Ms. Vann’s research, greatly impact public libraries, public and charter schools, and public universities around the country.

The proposed Fiscal 2019 budget contains significant cuts to federal library funding as well as eliminating the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Check out more from Danielle at: DanielleAVann.com.

7:10: Eric Windheim, an EMF specialist and owner of Windheim EMF Solutions in Sacramento, is here to discuss the ongoing battle against Smart Meters and what the future looks like.

You can check out more of Eric’s ideas at: WindheimEMFSolutions.com.

7:35: Lt. Justin Ivens of the Medford Police Department drops by the studio to bring to you the Crime Stoppers Case of The Week.

8:10: Knute Buehler, Oregon House Representative (R-Bend) and now GOP candidate for Oregon Governor calls to chat with Bill today. We’ll talk about what Knute will do if elected Governor of Oregon, and what it will take to win the election!

Check out more at: KnuteBuehler.com.

SCHOOL PROTESTS WEDNESDAY – Who’s in Charge here?? (Bill’s Opinion)

The empty skulls pushing to skip school Wednesday to protest so-called “Gun Violence” are out of order. You have a perfect right to push your agenda and protest OUTSIDE OF SCHOOL HOURS. All you superintendents and school boards wringing hands over “balancing school disruption with rights” are derelict in your duties, displaying cowardice, and letting the inmates run the asylum. Would you be so quick to “Balance school disruption with rights” were the kids going out to preach “Abortion is Murder”? I doubt it.

There’s always been a time and place for the first amendment…I supported the BLM right to protest, just not on the job, as it’s not your time, it’s the employer’s and fan’s time. A student’s “job” is going to school, and from the looks of Oregon’s school rankings, they’re already not working very hard.

Bill’s Guests for: Monday, March 12, 2018:

6:35: Melissa Henson, Program Director for the Parents Television Council talks with Bill.

Melissa participated in the White House meeting about media violence last week. She’s here to tell you what happened during that meeting.

See more at: ParentsTV.org.

7:10: Greg Roberts, Mr. Outdoors himself from RogueWeather.com calls in to bring to you the Monday, Water World Boat & Powersport, Outdoor Report.

7:35: Gregory Wrightstone, a geologist and author of the new book: “Inconvenient Facts: The Science That Al Gore Doesn’t Want You To Know,” chats with Bill.

Gregory is a geologist with over 35 years of studying the Earth and how it physically works. He is a strong proponent of the Scientific Method, and believes that both sides of the climate change debate needs to be heard fairly.

You can get your copy of the book by clicking here.

8:10: Tim D’Alessandro, Medford City Councilor from Ward 2 joins Bill in studio for a chat.

Today, Tim wants to talk with you about the Medford Urban Renewal Project, and the Veteran’s Home Project.

8:35: John Underwood from Timber Products joins Bill live in studio this hour. Timber Products is hiring, and John is here to tell you about their latest openings.

Timber Products Company is celebrating it’s 100th anniversary this year, and we’re now hiring for a new generation to propel us into our second century.   Production Technicians start at $15 per hour with room to grow beyond $16.78 per hour.  Timber Products is also hiring a Millwright for our Particleboard Plant in Medford that pays $25.34 per hour, plus a three thousand dollar signing bonus. Both opportunities offer full benefits including matching 401k. Equal Opportunity Employer.

You can apply at: TimberProducts.com.

Bill’s Guests for: Friday, March 9, 2018:

6:20: Jason Hanson, former CIA agent, and author of the book: “Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life,” talks with Bill.

Jason is here to talk about his new book out there, chock full of new stuff that you can use to further protect your family.

“Survive Like A Spy”

Former CIA Officer Jason Hanson is all too aware of the potential dangers of today’s world. A security specialist and successful contestant on ABC’s Shark Tank, Hanson has dedicated his life to helping everyday citizens defend themselves at his Spy Escape & Evasion school.

In SURVIVE LIKE A SPY: Real CIA Operatives Reveal How They Stay Safe in a Dangerous World and How You Can Too (TarcherPerigee, March 6, Hardcover & eBook), Hanson takes us deep into the world of espionage, revealing true stories and expert tactics from real CIA operatives who have worked dangerous missions all over the world.

Hanson’s mission is to help Americans live a safer, happier, more successful life. His book is meant to entertain, but also to help readers feel empowered and prepared, no matter where they live or what they do. The allure of the book is twofold: the real-life spy drama stories are exciting and entertaining to read, while the accompanying tactics and lessons at the end of each chapter are invaluable guides to keeping you and your family prepared and safe.

In clear, decisive steps, SURVIVE LIKE A SPY walks readers through potentially life-saving skills such as:

. How to survive a kidnapping

. The number one way to deal with a threatening individual

. How to improvise a weapon using ordinary, inexpensive items you already have at home

. The critical items you need when traveling in the age of terrorism

. How to create covert communications signals to protect your family

. What to do if you feel like someone is following you

. And much, much more.

In his first, New York Times bestselling book, Spy Secrets That Can Save Your Life, Hanson showed how the simple tactics he learned as a CIA Officer could help regular Americans lead safer and more secure lives. With eye-opening accounts of spy missions in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, Russia, and Japan, SURVIVE LIKE A SPY not only reveals a fascinating glimpse into the lives of real-life spies, but also offers actionable tips to help everyday people stay safe in an increasingly volatile world.

7:10: Greg Roberts, Mr. Outdoors himself from RogueWeather.com, calls in to bring to you the Friday, Water World Boat & Powersport Outdoor Report.

8:10: Eric Peters, Automotive journalist and Libertarian thinker talks with Bill. So, virtual cars. Are they on the horizon? And, what will they be like, and what will the impact be?

READ:How Virtual Should Cars Be?

You can also check out Eric’s reviews of the latest cars, trucks and bikes at: EPAutos.com.

COMRADE BROWN & A.G. SESSIONS (Bill’s quick take)

Comrade Jerry Brown and A.G. Sessions dust it up over immigration enforcement. Jerry is apparently hard at work turning the late great Golden State into a 3rd world nation….#1 in poverty.

Sessions has constitutional authority on his side…but still is a massive statist at heart: “There is no nullification. There is no secession. Federal law is the supreme law of the land. I would invite any doubters to go to Gettysburg, or to the tombstones of John C. Calhoun and Abraham Lincoln. This matter has been settled.”

This is standard swamp talk. “This matter has been settled” really means “Do what we say or we kill you”. (Remember this)

“Federal law is the supreme law of the land”…yes, but only when pursuant to the constitution. Otherwise, why would we need individual states? For example, the constitution specifically authorizes Congress to decide matters regarding immigration and naturalization. That’s the “supreme law of the land”, and Comrade Jerry is violating this.

As to “There is no Nullification”, c’mon, Oregon’s marijuana law clearly demonstrates that nullification is alive and well.