Mac talks the news of the day… what is China going to do with its bombers on “high alert” — the out of breath “Situation Room” on CNN and stories of its reporting from Iraq and Decision Making at Gettysburg.
Mac discusses the “Vito Corleone” School of Leadership
Mac analyzes two audio cuts from former President George W. Bush TV appearances on February 27, 2017; one from the Today Show on NBC and another from Fox’s Sean Hannity… a great illustration of how hosts parse questions seeking to make very specific news headlines.
WHAT ABOUT THE TRUTH?
The “Best Picture” Oscar presentation turned into an incredible disaster for the Oscars and Price Waterhouse last night as the award was given to the wrong film (La La Land) and then presented to the correct film (Moonlight). Our Pop-Culture Correspondent, Katherine McNamara, explains what the heck happened and why.
Gunner buys guns.
Mac fixes his gas stove.
Is DHS doing anything different?
Is everybody lying? Politicians “stretch the truth,” or they “mix in half truths…” or they lie. The media “misrepresents the truth,” or takes comments “out of context…” or do they lie?
OR… does everybody just tell a version of the truth that suits their outlook and business model? We’ll talk about it.
JACK PAXTON, Capt USMC (ret) and Executive Director of the USMC Combat Correspondents Association joins us for PART 2 of a discussion on his career and the work of the USMCCCA and the USMCCC Foundation.
STEVE SEAPKER, Sgt USMC 1989-1995, currently doing technical consulting in the television industry (Shooter) and independent security consulting and training after a career as a Carlsbad Police Officer… we’ll talk HOLLYWOOD… what it’s like to work there, what do they want from a “Technical Advisor” as producers tell stories.
The Gunner and Mac discuss “Changing the tone of our National dialogue” — how do we do it? Why the screaming? Why the hysteria? What is the root problem?