Thursday July 11, 2013
- Burbank: I’d rather a gun on a plane than a crying baby
The TSA “intercepted” two loaded guns along with some ammo at Sea-Tac yesterday. It’s a bizarre intersection of two of Luke’s pet hates.
- Kendrys Morales roasts a pig for the Mariners
Mariners designated hitter Kendrys Morales smokes a whole pig Cuban style in the Safeco Field parking lot.
- Clayton on the newest Seahawks position battle
John Clayton weighs in on the latest Seahawks transaction. Seattle released wide receiver Charly Martin to sign long snapper Kyle Nelson who was released by the San Francisco 49ers.
you've heard of Murphy's Law ... well, because of the plane crash in San Francisco and the oil train disaster in Canada, I, Dave Ross, shall amend that law.
- Todd Bishop on Microsoft's new strategy
There's no heir apparent in sight as the Microsoft looks to the future and tries to identify a single, unified strategy.
- How to identify a terrorist
A few weeks ago here in Seattle the FBI put up bus posters with photographs of wanted terrorists. The ads were pulled down after congressman Jim McDermott and others thought it perpetuated an anti-Muslim stereotype. This got us wondering - what would the face of domestic terrorism on a billboard look like if put together by an expert? So we asked Daryl Johnson, who for six years was the senior domestic terrorism analyst at the Department of Homeland Security.
- The Freedom Foundation's, Glen Morgan, on the state ALSO targeting conservatives
The IRS targeted conservatives, did state agencies as well? The Freedom Foundation's Glen Morgan, has requested all emails and documents from Washington State Agencies were terms such as "Teabagger, Hicks, Gun Nut, Fundamentalist and NRA" were used.
- Jon Kitna on Russell Wilson’s No. 12 QB ranking
Former NFL quarterback Jon Kitna joins “Brock and Danny” to analyze Russell Wilson’s No. 12 ranking on ESPN's list of NFL quarterbacks compiled by Ron Jaworski.
- King Co. Sheriff wants shooting investigation rules changed
An unarmed man shot 16 times by officers is now filing a $20 million claim against the Department of Corrections. King County Sheriff John Urquhart joins Dave and Luke to talk about the case.
- Chick appeal, what more home buyers in looking for in Seattle
A backyard chicken coop is becoming a feature more home buyers in Seattle are looking for, according to local online real estate company Redfin.
- The story behind why 30,000 California prison inmates are on hunger strike
Thousands California prisoners are refusing meals in solidarity with inmates being held in solitary confinement at Pelican Bay State Prison. Michael Montgomery joins us. He is a reporter for KQED and the Center for Investigative Reporting.
- A rogue pothole patchman is on the prowl in Mississippi
Similar to the rogue crosswalk painters in Tacoma, a man in Jackson, Miss., has taken to fixing potholes around the city. When he’s finished, he spray paints CITIZEN FIXED! with an arrow pointing to the patch. We talk to vigilante pothole filler Ron Chane.
- Blue 42: McNabb takes issue with Stafford's contract
Why isn’t Donovan McNabb thrilled with Lions QB Matthew Stafford’s big contract extension? What does “25 all-curl zebra-jolt double-count mean”? Why did Patriots cornerback Alfonzo Dennard have bad timing by being accused for DUI?
- Listeners share personal pit bull stories after Seattle dog attacks
We asked listeners to call in with their thoughts on pit bulls: are dog attacks the result of bad training, bad owners, or just a bad breed?
- Why robots will replace low wage workers
John Curley argues workers demanding higher minimum wage will get replaced by workers.
- Free soil tests available for gardeners in King County
Ever wonder if there's anything to blame your plants' failure on besides your lack of a green thumb? Right now, gardeners in King County can get a free evaluation of their soil to see if they can point the finger at that. Jay Mirro with the King Conservation District joins the show to talk about the soil test program.
- Why you're paying for DOL employees' shoes
After a Dang it Dori! tip, Brandi investigates why taxpayer money is used to buy shoes for employees at the Department of Licensing.
- Why can't kids just be kids these days?
After seeing stories on an 11-year-old arrested for sexting and 12-year-old Willow Smith's provocative new music video, Dori and Ursula are wondering what's wrong with kids these days.
- New 911 audio from SFO crash shows slow ambulance response
911 calls from the San Francisco Asiana crash victims show desperate please for ambulances and medical care for burn victims just laying on the tarmac long after the plane evacuation.
- the mixtape chats with Eddie Spaghetti
Eddie Spaghetti chats about music, his super hot wife and playing The Tonight Show with Willie Nelson
- Ring My Belle: Death Valley Says: Stop Frying Eggs On Our Sidewalks!
1. Super interesting story about what the mastermind behind 9/11 has been up to in solitary confinement. Apparently he just designed a super awesome vacuum that's now a super classified blueprint. 2. In Russia, they say they are going back to the typewriter, and abandoning digital, after the Edward Snowden leak. 3. Oregon legislature has just approved a plan that will allow people to go to college, and not pay a dime, and then pay it back at a low interest rate when they graduate. 4. In Death Valley, 126 degree temps have people frying eggs on the sidewalks and they're making a big mess.
- One woman fights public urination with vigilante toilets in Pioneer Square
Business owners in Pioneer Square say something must be done about people using alleys as toilets.