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William (Bill) Murray has launched a new effort, murrayTALK, here at murrayTALK.com, which will feature independent-minded apolitical podcasts on new platforms. A journalist, he'll write, podcast and telecast about current news and events, features stories and opinion.

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The official launch of

murrayTALK
was on

Saturday, 9/28/19

Episodes - 2019 Original Air Date Description
PURPLE Radio - 612 Dec - week 2

Wed - 12/11/19
Articles Page (pending) - Features, Opinion, Current News

Included: Local, Regional, National and International Topics, Features, Opinion ~~ This show: pending ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 611 Dec - week 1

Wed - 12/04/19
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Included: Local, Regional, National and International Topics, Features, Opinion ~~ This show: Jimmy Carter the first PURPLE politician? .. Abortion rights discussion .. Trump Says U.S. to Designate Mexican Drug Cartels as Terrorists .. ICE set up a fake university, then arrested 250 people granted student visas .. Pete Buttigieg says being gay helps him relate to the black struggle .. Kamala Harris withdrew from Democratic running .. Opioid Crisis .. London Bridge terror attack .. President Trump announces Taliban talks .. Trump's surprise visit to U.S. troops in Afghanistan .. Chinese reeducation camps .. 70th anniversary NATO summit .. California cannabis .. Foodways of skid row in Los Angeles .. Death penalty .. Women priests in Catholic Church? .. Navy veteran who worked as a U.S. Customs officer for 18 years fired when they discovered he was born in Mexico .. Federal Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture Act .. 60,000 homeless in L.A. .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 610 Nov - week 4

Wed - 11/27/19
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Included: Local, Regional, National and International Topics, Features, Opinion ~~ This show: Foster Care kids not taught life skills .. Schools remove life skills from their curriculum .. Thanksgiving is late this year .. Dolly Parton and Mr. Rogers embody inclusiveness .. City Hall opens grocery store for its small town .. Polka-playing town draws together all political types .. 3 men exonerated after 36 years in prison .. Sandusky sentenced a second time .. Immigration officials shuttling migrants .. Democratic debate .. Homeless students .. Convert abandoned big-box stores into homeless housing .. Microneedle patches for injections .. Israel facing a third election .. Hong Kong vote unseating pro-government leaders .. US House passes Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act .. Venice struggles to rescue art and architecture .. Credit check predict willingness to pay .. Acts of animal cruelty now a federal crime .. Tesla electric cybertruck .. Animal adolescence .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 609 Nov - week 3

Wed - 11/20/19
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Included: Local, Regional, National and International Topics, Features, Opinion ~~ This show: Numbed and confused by political news .. Impeachment Testimony Sends Talk Radio Shows to Familiar Sides .. Trump asks Supreme Court to shield his tax returns from investigators .. Radio host says he was fired on-air after criticizing Trump .. Venice is sinking and this time it may go under .. Shipwrecked booze .. C ontentious debates over what to do about homeless encampments and who should do it .. The most remote emergency room: Life and death in rural America .. Revolutionary recycling? A new technology turns everyday trash into plastic treasure .. Google to offer checking accounts, deepening its push for financial data .. The rise of microchipping: are we ready for technology to get under the skin? .. There Will Be No Turning Back on Facial Recognition .. Saving the Fire Victims Who Cannot Flee: Australia's Koalas .. 3 Cows Swept Out to Sea by Hurricane Dorian Are Found Alive .. Chick-fil-A .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 608 Nov - week 2

Wed - 11/13/19
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Included: Local, Regional, National and International Topics, Features, Opinion ~~ This show: Pete Buttigieg outlasts the pundits by emerging as the alternative to Biden .. Purple People In A Red Town (In A Blue State .. Google's power as an ad broker .. A special day message from Admiral Mike Gilday .. Chinese land deal in Solomon's Guadalcanal disrupts access to WWII site .. Hong Kong protests .. Jewish West Bank settlements are going mainstream in Israel .. When should felons have the right to vote? .. Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program .. Supreme Court allows families of Sandy Hook shooting victims to sue gunmaker Remington .. Project Guardian - A Nationwide Strategic Plan to Reduce Gun Violence .. Democrats to Revive Equal Rights Amendment Push .. Women in Japan told not to wear glasses to work .. Child Abusers Run Rampant as Tech Companies Look the Other Way .. Preying on Children .. 1 in 4 Americans are uncertain about Trump impeachment .. Honoring Animals That Have Served Our Country In War & Peace .. Tiny deer-like animal thought lost photographed for first time in 30 years .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 607 Nov - week 1

Wed - 11/06/19
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Included: Local, Regional, National and International Topics, Features, Opinion ~~ This show: California used to be a fast-growing, laid-back destination, but is now experiencing its slowest growth; more than half of Californians have thought about leaving the state, primarily due to high housing costs. Smugglers have sawed through the “virtually impenetrable” wall with Mexico. A federal judge in Portland, OR, put a hold on the Trump administration rule requiring that immigrants prove they can pay for medical care before they can get visas. The massacre of 9 Mormon women by a Mexican drug cartel shows the need for border security in the northern part of Mexico. An opinion piece reported the federal government has lost 1,475 migrant children, who had crossed the border from Mexico but cannot be found; this a hugely PURPLE issue that is not being resolved. Bill noted that Congress is mostly involved with the impeachment process, which means no one is discussing immigration, housing, health care, and other topics; people being in tribes is detrimental to this country. .. Facebook political ads .. Voyager 2 .. Vampire bats .. Pioneer graffiti .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 606 Oct - week 5

Wed - 10/30/19
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Included: Local, Regional, National and International Topics, Features, Opinion ~~ This show: Colonel Vindman, witness to the call between President Trump and the Ukraine President, was 3 years old when his family fled the Ukraine for the U.S.; he has a PURPLE heart and is now a top Ukraine expert. The House will take its first vote on the impeachment inquiry of President Trump on Thursday, forcing lawmakers to go on record in support or opposition of the investigation. California is trying to stop the influx of banned guns smuggled from Nevada. Bill provided more insight into the significance of determining when to take a suicidal police officer's gun. Trump told federal agencies to drop any New York Times and Washington Post subscriptions, due to “fake” news. Bill reacted to an opinion piece about impeachment inquiry chairman Schiff, “Behold the Lord High Impeacher.” Facebook plans to pay some news organizations for the new Facebook News. Catholic priests in the Amazon region may now marry. Abortion rights .. Premarital exams for women .. NBC News and the #MeToo movement .. History .. Animals .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 605 Oct - week 4

Wed - 10/23/19
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Fresh, reasoned independent thought .. not from a BLUE and not from a RED perspective. This is PURPLE Radio / TV !! Join in .. call host Bill Murray LIVE! ~~ web site at: murrayTALK.com .. podcasts, telecasts and journalism. Please pass it on! ~~ This show: Bill's ancestors came to the New World before the U.S. became a country; a long line of PURPLE Americans. The new owners of Time magazine plead for a free and vibrant press – what Bill calls PURPLE journalism (or “what journalism used to be”). Bill hinted about an upcoming video version of murrayTALK on www.getvokl.com, and asked people to join getvokl to soon see and hear his simulcast show. Several Republicans joined the Democrats on the House resolution condemning Trump's withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. After a “cliffhanger” election, Justin Trudeau won a second term as Canada's Prime Minister. Bill shared his definition of “quid pro quo”: you scratch my back and I'll scratch yours. Bill clarified why the U.S. is sending Central American immigration candidates back to Mexico to await their U.S. court appearances. Bill weighed in on Prime Minister Boris Johnson's new Brexit deal that was rejected by the British Parliament, resulting in an extension request. Israel may face a third election after a failed coalition attempt. Opinion .. History .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 604 Oct - week 3

Wed - 10/09/2019
6pm EST, 3pm PAC
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Fresh, reasoned independent thought .. not from a BLUE and not from a RED perspective. This is PURPLE Radio / TV !! Join in .. call host Bill Murray LIVE! ~~ web site at: murrayTALK.com .. podcasts, telecasts and journalism. Please pass it on! ~~ This show: Bill believes there needs to be a PURPLE Truce between the RED and the BLUE in order to get anything done. Shepard Smith, a respected PURPLE newscaster, unexpectedly resigned from Fox News. Brexit has raised concerns about restarting border issues between Ireland and Northern Ireland. A proposed 6-story homeless housing structure planned for Los Angeles is being fought by neighbors whose backyards will then be visible to the tenants. Safety of residents in mental health facilities has gained attention following the murder of one patient by another patient. U.S. manufacturing is in recession and could be an indicator of other industries faltering, leading to a general recession, if not addressed now. Artificial Intelligence is taking away jobs that are not being replaced by newer jobs. Animals: Watching a stream of ants carry away bits of cat food much larger than themselves, Bill remarked how greater cooperation among people can achieve similar feats of strength. Tech .. Education .. History .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 603 Oct - week 2

Wed - 10/09/2019
6pm EST, 3pm PAC
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Fresh, reasoned independent thought .. not from a BLUE and not from a RED perspective. This is PURPLE Radio / TV !! Join in .. call host Bill Murray LIVE! ~~ web site at: murrayTALK.com .. podcasts, telecasts and journalism. Please pass it on! ~~ This show: Bill was interviewed for the INSIGHTS show broadcast in India and the UK, regarding his ongoing work with Los Angeles Community Policing and public safety in general. One in five of this podcast audience is a child abuse survivor: The Darkness to Light organization (www.D2L.org) has tools to keep children safe: An actual Purple Politician has been identified!: A Muslim man embraces Jews and Christians due to Purple Parents' teachings: A new LA study has found that 76% of the homeless are, or are observed to be, affected by mental illness: Sales of automatic rifles to drug cartels in Mexico linked to the U.S.: LGBT rights protections under the Civil Rights Act depends on the Supreme Court's definition of “sex”; Bill says everyone has civil rights, but not necessarily the right to a job: Bill is looking into telecasting, perhaps having a YouTube channel in the near future: The status of the impeachment process: retired generals speak out on Trump as President .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 602

Oct - week 1

Sat - 10/05/2019
1pm EST, 10am PAC
Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Fresh, reasoned independent thought .. not from a BLUE and not from a RED perspective. This is PURPLE Radio / TV !! Join in .. call host Bill Murray LIVE! ~~ web site at: murrayTALK.com .. podcasts, telecasts and journalism. Please pass it on! ~~ This show: “America in One Room”: 526 divergent voters, in a shared discussion: BlogTalkRadio was down for 4 days this past week: Homeland Terrorism: Bill talked to an Albanian, one of her country's top counter-terrorism officials: Law Enforcement: Why did Park Police kill an unarmed non-violent man? Rollin' 30s Crips gang members charged with narcotics firearms offenses: Taking Advantage of People: Sheriff's Deputy wins $8.1-million verdict against Department. Animals: Bill is slowly befriending a feral cat, spots rare 4 inch wild frog. Protests in Hong Kong over ban on wearing masks. John Bolton warnes Trump of negotiating with North Korea; hours after agreeing to resume talks, North Korea launched missile. Taxing the very rich. Abortion, a states' rights issue. UK stopped having impeachments in 1806 .. and much more .. ~~ Bill says, "Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
PURPLE Radio - 601

murrayTALK
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Sept - week 4

Sat - 09/28/2019
1pm EST, 10am PAC

 

Articles Page - Features, Opinion, Current News

Fresh, reasoned independent thought .. not from a BLUE and not from a RED perspective. This is PURPLE Radio / TV !! Join in .. call host Bill Murray LIVE! ~~ web site at: murrayTALK.com .. podcasts, telecasts and journalism. Please pass it on! ~~ This show: Homelessness: should we jail the homeless? What makes dogs so special? Love, of course! What is love to a dog? Israel's elections, where there were no winners. Forming a coalition government (Parliamentary structure vs. the U.S. structure). Possible impeachment process: President Trump, Hunter Biden, Rudolph Giuliani, and the Ukraine, including the full, annotated, rough transcript of Trump's call with Ukraine's President. Public Safety topics: drug trafficking using “trap cars” (with hidden compartments) .. and much more .. ~~ Shows will feature independent-minded apolitical media discussion on a new platform. Bill says, "I'll write, podcast and telecast about current news and events, features stories, opinion and more .. anything from my rather diverse background, and I hope you'll consider appearing on these shows as well. Let me know what you'd like to see covered on future episodes!"
"Community Matters"
This Week - 600

"Community Matters"

LA Community Policing
National Public Safety
Show

Final show under "Community Matters" name

Sunday
09/08/2019
8pm EST, 5pm PAC

"Community Matters" This Week -- Public Safety OPEN MIKE discussion show from LA Community Policing (see: LACP articles page)

NOTE: This series is ending, as the type of material covered here will be included in the new murrayTALK.com podcasts, soon to be launched. Tonight will be the final show in this series. We'll present a new format, too, which will include 'Feature Discussions' and Bill's 'Opinion' .. as well as current news.

Bring your experience and opinions to the show this evening. We'll discuss the National public safety news of the previous week. Each day the Los Angeles Community Policing web site (LACP.org) is updated with current news, often from America's most recognized sources. ~~ Join Bill Murray, the well-respected community voice of public safety, violence prevention and a leader in anti-child abuse and trauma efforts. His significant circle of influence includes his work as the founder of both LA Community Policing (LACP) and the National Association of Adult Survivors of Child Abuse (NAASCA).

way back when - prep school - Bill, John, Bernie
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