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TMI 01/15/2021 – The Press Must Remain Free, COVID Goes Ape, Gov. Snyder May Face Justice

While people quake in fear of Senator Hawley’s lost book deal and President Trump’s banishment from many social media platforms, they often cite the First Amendment’s guarantee to Freedom of Speech. Ironically, they forget the rest of the First Amendment’s guarantees, including the part that protects Twitter, Simon & Schuster, Facebook and even TMItmiTMI.com from having to publish ANYTHING they don’t want to be associated with. We’ll discuss.

Then, a pod of gorillas in San Diego have become the first great apes (aside, arguably, from humans) to have contacted COVID-19. We’ll look into what this means for Silverbacks and us humans.

Finally, former Governor Rick Snyder of Michigan may be one of many facing new charges stemming from the murderous mismanagement of Flint’s water in 2014-2015. The residents of Flint, Michigan may finally be seeing justice for the water crisis that put lead in their drinking water. All that and more on TMI for Friday, January 15, 2021! Listen in for YOUR Cure for the Common Media!

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TMI 10/24/2020 – Carl Gibson Packs the Courts, Same Words – Different Meaning, and Hey Google, What’s Antitrust?

On this episode of TMI:

Friend of the program Carl Gibson has a new piece out at the Independent called “The most democratic thing Joe Biden could do is pack the courts” – he joins us to discuss why this vilified idea is a good one.

Then, we talk about how the very same words often seem to have two completely different meanings depending on your political viewpoint – could Artificial Intelligence allow computers to help undo this language gridlock?

Finally, we break down the antitrust case being brought down on Google, and examine how other online giants like Amazon, Facebook and others may not be far behind. All this and more on TMI’s special Saturday edition for October 24, 2020 – listen in for YOUR Cure for the Common Media!