June 25, 2019 - The impact of #decriminalizing marijuana, which isn't the legalization most may think is a big point in this podcast. As is Rep. Anthony Brindisi stealing the credit from the work of other members of Congress. Speaking of #Congress, #AOC has picked a fight that even #Poland can't let go unanswered. And we update the latest on the Brussels terror plot.

 

Sources:
https://www.congress.gov/bill/116th-congress/house-bill/2740/cosponsors?q=%7B%22search%22%3A%5B%22HR+2740%22%5D%7D&r=1&s=1
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2019/06/21/aoc_under_fire_for_insane_holocaust_comparison_140616.html
https://nypost.com/2019/06/20/new-yorks-new-anti-carbon-law-wont-dent-climate-change-could-ruin-state/
https://time.com/5612059/new-york-pass-decriminalize-marijuana/
https://www.dw.com/en/belgium-arrests-suspect-over-us-embassy-attack-plot/a-49334640

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June 18, 2019 - NO Soundbites Allowed (taped at 9:45am) -  In the virtual dead of night, Gov. Andrew Cuomo rushed to sign Bill A3675B - Green Light for Driver's Licenses. This is the controversial Bill that effectively shields illegal aliens (commonly called undocumented immigrants) from ICE and Federal immigration law. We discuss some of the issues and consequences of defying the public.

 

  • Sources:
    https://nyassembly.gov/leg/?default_fld=&leg_video=&bn=A03675&term=2019&Summary=Y&Floor%26nbspVotes=Y&Text=Y
    https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2019/a3675
    https://www.newsday.com/news/region-state/state-legislature-driver-s-licenses-immigrants-1.32526769
    https://scri.siena.edu/2019/06/10/voters-on-end-of-session-agenda-yes-on-marijuana-55-40/

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June 13, 2019 - With the breaking news that NY State Democrats have nullified the voices of constituents, we address the #GreenLightBill (Assembly Bill A3675). Then we speak with Binghamton NY Councilwoman #DaniCronce on walking away from the Democrat Party in favor of the Libertarian Party. Let us know what you think and please don't forget to subscribe.

 

  • Sources:
    http://www.mvass.com/2019/06/12/putting-quinnipiac-poll-of-dem-nominees-vs-pres-trump-in-perspective/
    https://nyassembly.gov/leg/?default_fld=&leg_video=&bn=A03675&term=2019&Summary=Y&Floor%26nbspVotes=Y&Text=Y
    https://www.nysenate.gov/newsroom/press-releases/fred-akshar/senator-fred-akshar-releases-survey-results-drivers-licenses
    https://scri.siena.edu/2019/06/10/voters-on-end-of-session-agenda-yes-on-marijuana-55-40/
    https://www.rochesterfirst.com/news/politics/ny-state-assembly-passes-green-light-bill/2071940753
    https://www.binghamtonhomepage.com/news/local-news/rennia-binghamton-councilwoman-cronce-betrays-fellow-democrats/760309517
    http://www.mvass.com/2018/10/13/racism-violent-action-exactly-what-is-too-far-for-the-far-left-and-democrats/

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June 11, 2019 - NO Soundbites Allowed - There is no shortage of #guncontrol and anti-Second Amendment fanatics in current politics. Sen. Diane Feinstein, #EricSwalwell, the Brady campaign and many others - all make their arguments quoting data from the Center for Disease Control, and they are wrong. Because the #CDC admits their numbers are flawed. Not that his is publicized. We wonder why there isn't more news on this?

  • Source:
    https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/421306-cdc-report-us-gun-deaths-reach-highest-level-in-nearly-40-years
    https://thinkprogress.org/cdc-data-on-gun-violence-is-so-unreliable-that-the-brady-campaign-wont-use-it-anymore-881eb2decef9/
    http://www.mvass.com/2017/10/06/a-deep-look-at-mass-shootings-and-gun-control-facts/

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June 11, 2019 - TECN TV New York - It's a crazy political world, but not all of it gets the same coverage. Like Councilman Dan Livingston violating Homeland Security regulation in an upgrade of prior ethics violations. Or the CDC admitting that its gun violence data is wrong to the upside. And then there are the NY elected Democrats, who seem to think that the will of the people is optional when it comes to illegal alien drivers licenses. Thus we take a break to rank the kaiju, like Godzilla, as if they were running in the 2020 election.

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  • Sources:
    https://wbng.com/news/local-news/2019/06/07/councilmans-facebook-video-causes-concern-over-potential-security-breach/
    http://www.mvass.com/?s=ethics+violation
    https://scri.siena.edu/2019/06/10/voters-on-end-of-session-agenda-yes-on-marijuana-55-40/
    https://thehill.com/policy/healthcare/421306-cdc-report-us-gun-deaths-reach-highest-level-in-nearly-40-years
    https://thinkprogress.org/cdc-data-on-gun-violence-is-so-unreliable-that-the-brady-campaign-wont-use-it-anymore-881eb2decef9/
    https://youtu.be/ISgH02lQP2U
    http://www.mvass.com/2019/06/10/what-if-the-2020-election-was-a-kaiju-monster-battle/

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JUne 8, 2019 - In the wake of the Virginia Beach workplace shooting, some anti-2nd Amendment groups and Progressive Dems are arguing that a ban of silencers is needed. But has anyone ever considered the actual data on this? Will this really help anyone, or just steal freedom?

June 8, 2019 - TECN TV New York - In the first part of our 2 hour Saturday broadcast, we spent time discussing the consequences that will be facing New York and other States. When Gov. McAuliffe reinstated the right to felons, no one thought that the result would be a pedophile advocating incest would run for Congress. But it happened, and New York should be on guard.

Plus we talk unemployment and the potential impact on the economy. But the big news is that with the support of our audience, our on-going battle for ALL the content you love has made a difference. But the battle is hardly over. 

June 7, 2019 - Public Service Announcement - #Censorship is not just something affecting an obscure radicals. #Shadowbanning doesn't just silence voices we don't like. This affects ALL the content you consume. Podcasts, Gaming, Music, Politics and more are crushed by this anti-free speech action. Fight back by liking, sharing, subscribing, and commenting, on all the media and platforms you enjoy. Or tomorrow you may not have that choice anymore.

 

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June 6, 2019 - TECH TV New York - The results of the #StevenCrowder vs. Carlos Mazza debate are as painful as its reach is broad. As Sen. Ted Cruz and #TimPool weigh in, corporate influences take the upper hand in silencing public voices and small business. But what do you think? Is it ok to silence voices?

 

  • Sources:
    https://esportsjunkie.com/2019/06/06/youtube-twitch-announce-big-changes/
    https://thehill.com/homenews/media/447264-ted-cruz-throws-support-behind-steven-crowder-youtube-is-not-the-star-chamber
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6SATOtyNLYA
    https://youtube.googleblog.com/2019/06/our-ongoing-work-to-tackle-hate.html
    https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/05/business/youtube-remove-extremist-videos.html

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June 4, 2019 - NO Soundbites Allowed - In the far flung days of the 1970's #JoeBiden was happy to try to sell himself to the highest bidder - in his own words it didn't happen as he was rejected. Fast forward to 2014 where Biden lost a million dollars while he had no expenses as Vice President. Just 4 years later and hopeful #nominee Biden is a flush #millionaire and leading Democrat polls. Something isn't right here.

  • Sources:
    https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/politics/joe-biden-says-he-was-like-the-token-black-in-his-youthful-run-for-senate-in-1972
    https://youtu.be/oysFCNPg0DA
    http://money.com/money/5642611/joe-biden-net-worth-2020-democratic-presidential-candidate/

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June 4, 2019 - TECN TV New York - Returning to the program after the successful launch of her official campaign to become the first #BlackRepublican Woman as Mayor of #Baltimore, Maryland. We learn more of her plans to curb violence and promote education in a city in need of change. As well as an upcoming event with Rev. Dean Nelson and Dr. Alveda King.

 

Campaign sites:
https://www.wrightformaryland.com/
https://www.facebook.com/Wright-For-Baltimore-495266617324388/

  • Sources:
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_mayors_of_Baltimore
    https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MDBALT5URN
    https://wtop.com/baltimore/2019/05/md-poll-shows-baltimores-scandal-weary-voters-ready-for-change/
    https://www.baltimoresun.com/maryland/baltimore-city/bs-md-ci-mayor-election-20190503-story.html
    https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/fact/table/baltimorecitymaryland,US/PST045218
    https://www.neighborhoodscout.com/md/baltimore/crime

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June 1, 2019 - NO Soundbites Allowed - Few controversies are as viseral and hot as race relations. So a mock slave auction trumps our discussion on illegal immigration - though it might not be in the way that you would expect. Plus the very expected in the latest 2020 nomination race,

 

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June 1, 2019 - NO Soundbites Allowed - There is no anger, it seems, like the anger from the memory of #slavery. But without that memory, history is doomed to repeat itself. Though the question is if it is harmful to address the subject with the modern snowflake in the #education system? And I mean the teachers and parents, not students.

 

Sources:
https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/news/2019/05/31/watertown-teacher-placed-on-leave-after-alleged-mock-slave-auction-
https://newyork.cbslocal.com/2017/03/20/maplewood-mock-slave-auction/

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June 1, 2019 - NO Soundbites Allowed - The full show on TECN TV featured one controversy after another. The Virginia Beach mass shooting displays that gun control does not answer the question of why someone is willing to kill innocent people. Deerfield NY shows us how Government punishes those using the 2nd Amendment for the very purpose it exists. And then we talk about immigration. Which leads us to Part 2.

 

Sources:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/06/01/dewayne-craddock-what-we-know-suspect-virginia-beach-shooting/1310595001/
https://www.syracuse.com/crime/2019/05/gun-rights-advocates-rally-for-central-ny-man-who-fatally-shot-2-intruders.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DbHR8ZYlgXY&t=8s
http://www.mvass.com/2019/01/23/nys-gun-law-vs-islamberg-bombing-plot/

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June 1, 2019 - TECN TV New York - (Excerpt) The sad news of the #VirginiaBeach shooting is a stark reminder that no matter the intent, #guncontrol laws like Red Flags and magazine bans always fail. Each time the core reason for the shooting goes without question. There can never be a serious change without ignoring the political emotional games. But what do you think?

 

Video: https://youtu.be/9LWAsQ2f_Jc

 

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Sources:
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2019/06/01/dewayne-craddock-what-we-know-suspect-virginia-beach-shooting/1310595001/
https://youtu.be/DbHR8ZYlgXY
http://www.mvass.com/2019/01/23/nys-gun-law-vs-islamberg-bombing-plot/

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May 30, 2019 - Are we ready for the #2020 Democrat nominee debates? Are the hopeful candidates ready for their 6 minutes of fame? What about in New Mexico where the private #borderwall is battling to be built? But not to exclude the important issue circulating the major media, there is #RobertMueller - and more importantly the impact on Due Process. What do you think?

 

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  • Sources:
    https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/30/democrats-debate-2020-1346883
    https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/us/2020_democratic_presidential_nomination-6730.html
    https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/not-exonerated-is-not-a-standard-any-free-country-should-accept/
    https://www.newsweek.com/new-mexico-mayor-orders-group-building-border-wall-private-land-stop-1437760
    http://www.mvass.com/2019/05/11/building-the-wall-with-jennifer-lawrence-and-protecting-america/
    http://time.com/5543441/stop-getting-offended/

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May 28, 2019 - The #SCOTUS decision today leaves a serious question on the future of #abortion open for debate. We believe the Supreme Court will finally be forced to give an answer on where the nation will stand based on the Arizona law from 2011 - #HB2443. How do you the Court will rule?

 

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  • Sources:
    https://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/18pdf/18-483_3d9g.pdf
    https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/28/abortion-pence-indiana-supreme-court-1345366
    https://www.sciencenews.org/article/genetics-dna-homosexuality-gay-orientation-attractiveness-straight
    http://www.mvass.com/2011/03/30/abortion-and-race-the-ads-and-the-law/
    https://azcapitoltimes.com/news/2011/02/21/bill-to-ban-selection-abortion-gets-initial-oks/
    https://law.justia.com/cases/federal/appellate-courts/ca9/13-17247/13-17247-2015-12-15.html

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May 25, 2019 - It was just over 3 years ago that we started NO Soundbites Allowed. One of our first supporters, and the first interviewee, was Dr. Giovanni Scaringi. A Binghamton City Councilman, professor at SUNY Broome and Binghamton University, and friend, he gladly returned for our 200th episode over the Memorial Day Weekend. We discussed Avengers Endgame and Game of Thrones. Then we got serious, talking about ethics in Government, the Electoral College, and importance of Memorial Day as we as the Constitution. Please join our conversation, add your thoughts, and share.

 

Video: https://youtu.be/VIPP41nLPg4

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May 25, 2019 - TECN TV New York - In the first part of our #200thepisode, a milestone reached in 3.5 just years, we discuss the difference in holidays about Veterans, and where #MemorialDay came from. We expressed anger over the release of John Lindh, the American Taliban. Plus thoughts from past shows, the nature of Fran Lebowitz and Bill Maher fresh in our minds. Also many thanks to our supporters who keep the show alive with their donations. Hour 2 is our interview with our first guest ever, Dr. Giovanni Scarinngi.

 

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May 23, 2019 - TECN TV New York - In a day of breaking news we cover some upsetting events. From yet another display of how ineffective gun control laws are, compared to the promises we are sold about them, we see the example of an Upstate school locked down. We covered the shocking news that the American Taliban, John Lindh, is being released early from prison and going to Virginia - on Memorial Day weekend - though he is unrepentant and reportedly still a danger per bipartisan Senators. And then there is Iran and the growth of Socialism. But on the bright side, we announce our special guest for our 200th episode!

 

Video: https://youtu.be/AnTZLM0I-_8

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Sources:

https://twitter.com/VinceBrigaTV/status/1131592918546964481

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-48386000

https://www.militarytimes.com/news/pentagon-congress/2019/05/22/american-taliban-john-walker-lindh-to-be-released/

https://news.gallup.com/poll/257639/four-americans-embrace-form-socialism.aspx

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-iran-khamenei/iran-youth-will-witness-demise-of-israel-american-civilization-khamenei-idUSKCN1SS2R4

http://www.mvass.com/2016/07/14/how-safe-is-world-after-iran-nuclear-deal/

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/116/hr2333/text

 

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May 18, 2019 - It is amazing how often certain individuals make sweeping and negative claims, only to reverse course once the public rejects their position. But #Lebowitz goes the extra mile to blame the public instead of herself. Then we consider recent history with Mayor De Blasio, and wonder how he could imagine success in the 2020 race - because no one else can, Plus some plans for episode 200.

 

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May 18, 2019 - So much to say on this Saturday. Foremost we thank #SUNYBroome for its efforts to raise awareness about #homelessness. A serious issue in every community. Equally of concern is the latest action by the SAT's to define students not by their minds but by their locations in efforts to marginalize them. Of course in talking about the marginalized we must address Sen. Kirsten #Gillibrand and how she became the Sansa to Sen. Cory Booker's #Littlefinger, this week. Then we go to Part 2.

Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yaxb5bhsaYw

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May 16, 2019 - TECN TV New York - A lot of breaking news this episode. There is the #SUNYBroome Homeless Awareness event for May 17th. There is the news that Sen. Cory Booker is using Sen. Kirsten #Gillibrand to bump his 2020 prospects. And of course there is the news that #NYCMayor Bill De Blasio is entering the #2020 Dem nomination race - even as 76% oppose this idea. Wow.

 

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Sources:

http://www.wicz.com/story/38227440/suny-broome-students-camp-out-on-campus-to-support-homelessness

http://news.sunybroome.edu/calendar/event/homeless-awareness-sleepout-3/

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/05/16/booker-gillibrand-2020-election-1328137

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2020/president/us/2020_democratic_presidential_nomination-6730.html

https://poll.qu.edu/new-york-city/release-detail?ReleaseID=2613

https://www.forbes.com/sites/panosmourdoukoutas/2019/04/06/massachusetts-and-new-york-beginning-to-see-the-ugly-side-of-minimum-wage-hikes/#40e8f78828a2

 

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