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Austin Blizzard 2017, Electric Bud, Trump Promise | December 08th, 2017

(Photo courtesy of @rgoodwin and @ArtCarnivore)

Hour one: Todd and Don discuss how they braved the #AustinBlizzard2017 to give you the wittiest remarks;  parents of students in Leander raise a stink when the Leander school district announces classes will follow regular schedules despite AISD closing down for the day; district 10 city council member Alison Alter announces her proposal to ban the sale of bump fire stock in Austin; Precourt Sports Ventures have released sketches of the proposed soccer stadium at Butler Shores for the Columbus Crew Soccer Clubs relocation; the California Wildfires could burn through Christmas as CalFire faces worst case scenarios; Al Franken announced his resignation from the Senate yesterday, but some are reacting to Franken's perceived spreading of blame; Todd and Don discuss the bizarre incident of Singer Randy Travis’ 2012 arrest; a Pew Research poll puts President Donald K. Trump 's approval rating at 32%; and We go #underthecovers with Ed Clements to discover why he is so happy.


Hour two: News contaminator Ben Shapiro discussed the possibility of Al Franken not resigning if Roy Moore is elected; Rumors of President Donald J. Trump’s health abound after many noticed his slurred speech; Banking regulators warn that Bitcoin's rapid rise in value echoes the rise and fall of the Tulip-mania; The Search for Austin city manager is down to two candidates; the parent company of Anheuser-Busch placed an order for 40 of Tesla's upcoming Electric semis; Don seems to have an issue with Brussel sprouts and bacon after a certain producer (cough, cough, SAM, cough) decides to make it his breakfast; Todd and Don discuss Austin ISD's decision to close schools in the wake of the #austinblizzard2017; and we ask if you think it is wise to design a 20,000 seat stadium with no parking.

 


Hour three: before #TrumpTweets could begin, caller Chris had some important business to get out of the way, “what are the rules today”; Todd and Don discuss the latest information from the Las Vegas Shooting investigation; Apple may ditch the glass back and wireless-charging for its upcoming budget model phone; Tesla has admitted it is working on its own AI chip to aid autonomous driving; The speculation around President Donald J. Trump's campaign rally in Pensacola is that it is really a  Roy Moore rally, CNN put together a list of all the campaign promises kept; and We go #underthecovers with Ed Clements to discover why he is so happy.


 

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