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April 30, 2020  

Biden, Democratic Party silent as new evidence reportedly surfaces in former staffer's sex-assault claim against him. Could her 1993 complaint torpedo Biden's 2020 presidential campaign? 

The Green Party / Bernie Sanders coalition movement  shouldn't leave its remains out to rot. Give the corpse a decent burial.

April 29, 2020  

Personal Notes: The Coronavirus Pandemic and Me

Callers discuss how the Coronavirus pandemic has, and still is, dramatically impacting and reshaping their lives. 

April 28, 2020  

Would Stacy Abrams Want to Be Biden's Running Mate If She Knew That An Ex-Staffer's 1993 Sexual-Assault Charge Against Him Still Has Not Been Prosecuted?

Rep. Jim Clyburn (D- S.C), a major force behind Joe Biden's startling comeback as a presidential candidate, winning several Southern states against Bernie Sanders, has strongly urged Biden to choose a woman--a black woman--as his running mate November's general election.

Biden has committed to having a woman vice president on his ticket, but hasn't said who he's considering, even as several prominent black civil-rights and political leaders say Abrams is the one.

Abrams, too, says she should be the one, and she's been very clear about it. She's more than qualified, she says, and would consider it an honor to serve with him.

But there are issues.

Is Abrams actually demanding the No. 2 spot on Biden's ticket and lining up supporters to force his hand? How can an avowed women's rights defender ignore a 1993 alleged sexual-assault by then-U.S. senator Biden that still remains unprosecuted.

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April 27, 2020  

This year, after an election that will cap four years of unrelenting social, economic and political turmoil and upheaval in the United States, voters will select a president who will hold the nation's highest office for a new term of four years. 

Given what we've been through as a nation, there should be a swarm of candidates, supported by a swarm of political parties, vying for our attention with their innovative ideas and agendas.

Instead, voters are once again faced with a tired rehash of the political handbook: Whittle the field down to two candidates, then give voters a choice -- between the lesser of two evils and the evil of two lessers.

Take your pick. It's American democracy.

Is this your version? 

April 24, 2020  

Retired Wall Street Banker Turned Anti-Corruption Crusader on What Must Change 

Charles Ortel shook Wall Street when he proved that General Electric and other major corporations were overvaluing their stock. In other self-initiated probes he later undertook, he showed that many high-profile, politically connected individuals were actually running illegal, profit-making, billion-dollar enterprises as charities.

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April 22, 2020  

Ask Ex-Wall Street Banker Charles Ortel About His Presentation on the Hidden Social, Political and Economic Impact of the Coronavirus Pandemic, and the Tough Spot That Trump Is In.

To avoid information overload, former Wall Street banker and multidisciplinary analyst Charles Ortel, takes a midpoint break to answer questions related to his presentation so far.

Ortel shook Wall Street when he proved that General Electric and other major corporations were overvaluing their stock. In self-initiated probes he later undertook, he showed that many high-profile, politically connected individuals were actually running illegal, profit-making, billion-dollar enterprises as charities.

April 21, 2020  

Charles Ortel, a former Wall Street banker, in recent years has become a crusader against massive, systemic fraud and major unprosecuted crimes conduct within the financial sector, including corporate, charity and nonprofit fraud.

Today, in the second part of a special series, Ortel goes deeper into the social, political and economic fix President Trump is in and why he can't get out of it without causing major collateral damage.

Ortel shook Wall Street when he proved that General Electric and other corporations were overvaluing their stock. In self-initiated probes he undertook later, he showed that many high-profile, politically connected individuals were actually running illegal, billion-dollar enterprises as charities.

April 20, 2020  

Charles Ortel, Ex- Wall Street Banker, Explains the Tough Spot Trump Is In

Charles Ortel, a former Wall Street banker, in recent years has become a crusader against massive, systemic fraud and unbridled, unprosecuted criminal conduct within the financial sector, including charity and nonprofit fraud.

Today, in the first installment of an ongoing series, Ortel presents deep background and sheds new light on the social, political and economic fix President Trump is in and why there is no easy way out of it without causing major collateral damage.

Ortel shook Wall Street when he proved that General Electric and other corporations had been overvaluing their stock. In self-initiated probes he undertook later, he showed that many high-profile, politically connected individuals were actually running illegal billion-dollar enterprises as charities.

 

April 17, 2020  

Welcome to "Free Your Mind Friday," a Leid Stories weekly open forum featuring listeners' information, opinions and ideas. 

April 16, 2020  

Trump has China in his sights. Charges China hid -- and still is hiding-- the true impact of its coronavirus casualties. He has started a media war over this with China, and is angry that his editorial direction is not being followed.

>>  Thousands of Michiganders descended--in cars and other vehicles--on the state capital, Lansing, yesterday, demanding an end to the state's stay-at- home policies that the protesters say have been excessively disruptive in their lives. But Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is holding the line. The order, which also has been imposed in other states, will reduce the spread of the coronavirus, she says.

>> It's "economic stimulus"  money, and people are delighted to get a small stash of cash in these hard times. But do we care where it's coming from, or about what James Brown called "the big payback?" Are we being Trumped by Trump?

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