The Todd and Don Blog
Fake News, Airline Ejection, New York Attack | December 11th, 2017
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Hour one: Austin makes another unaffordability list, Congress Ave is now among the most expensive streets in America according to a JLL report: Keaton Jones gets celebrity support after a Facebook Live video goes viral over the weekend; Donald Trump has recorded a robo-call in support of Alabama candidate #RoyMoore; CNN has earned the FakeNews title after a botched news story accusing the trump team of colluding with #WikiLeaks a week prior to a DNC data dump; The Hill claims that Donald Trump watches 8 hours of TV daily; Brian Ross has been suspended by ABC over false reporting .
Hour two: Thanks to a new state permitting process, Uber and Lyft see their operation permitting cost drop from $500,000 to just $10,500 a year each; new reports of an explosion at the port authority bus terminal are emerging; Bitcoin prices soar after the first day of public trading; YouTube is set to launch its very own #music streaming service starting in 2018; A Mother is kicked off of a Spirit Airlines flight over breast feeding her child on board a flight; and a protest at the Blue Cat Cafe against #gentrification gets violent.
Hour three: We play #TrumpTweets; we learn the latest news out of New York, one person is in custody after an explosion near New York City’s Port Authority, the suspect in the case is identified as Akayed Ullah; Protests continue at the blue cat cafe, a vegan restaurant that took the place of a local piñata shop, Protesters claim that the Cafe is a prime example of gentrification; and we talk with john, a listener who claims to be from “The New Republic of Texas Group” that clashed with the ANTIFA like “ Defend our Hoodz” during weekend protests.