The Todd and Don Blog
Sutherland Springs, Presidential Disrespect, and School Bonds | November 7th, 2017
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Hour one: Todd and Don speak to Williamson County Sheriff Robert Chody to discuss effort to help churches update security procedures; the pastor and his wife of the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs speak out about the loss of their daughter and church family; President Donald Trump claims that no level of extreme vetting would have prevented the shooting. Do you agree with his assertation that this is not a Gun control problem, but a mental health issue?
The US Airforce admits that administrative errors lead to the shooters convictions not being added to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System; Steven Wilford speaks publicly about what motivated him to return fire on the church shooter; Florida State suspends all Greek life organizations on campus after a student dies; and some are using the hashtag #thoughtsandprayors to stir up controversy for gun regulation.
Hour two: Investigators confirm the Sutherland Springs shooter was shot twice from return fire and once from a self-inflicted gunshot wound; Tech News, whatsapp users where tricked into downloading a fake version of the popular messenger app, apple Iphone users are reporting a but that will not let them write the character “I”, and Tesla’s chief battery engineer leaves the company for an undisclosed reason; Rolando Martinez is confirmed as the suspect responsible for multiple drive by shooting on I-35; a woman was let go from a government contractor for flipping off the president’s motorcade and sharing the photo of the incident on social media; and an Austin mother suspects she was the victim of a recent rock attack.
Hour three: investigators say the Sutherland shooter fired off 400 rounds into the church; we continue our discussion on the I-35 shooter responsible for injuring four; the Paradise Papers leak points fingers are some big name celebrities and government officials who are parking money overseas to avoid being taxed at higher rates; we discuss the viral video of Steven Wilford opening up about what drove him to act; we take your calls to discuss the Austin ISD bond package, a tech firm creates a app to protect real-estate agents and home owners against would be thieves; and we talk to Fred Burton, Stratfor Chief Security Officer, to discuss church safety.