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podcasts: The Von Haessler Doctrine

The Von Haessler Doctrine is on every morning from Nine to Noon on News 95.5 and AM 750 WSB in Atlanta, Georgia. The radio hours are followed by an exclusive podcast. All are included in this feature.

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E125 - Cowardly Radio

Topics: Join Eric, @TimAndrewsHere, @autopritts, @JaredYamamoto, and Greg as they chat about panic porn, death of the buffet, DragonCon, and much more! “Brought to you by Reliable Heating and Air."
Posted: July 07, 2020

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E124 - The Lone Ranger

Topics: Join Eric, @TimAndrewsHere, @autopritts, and @JaredYamamoto as they chat about Hong Kong hypocrisy, critical thinking, Vanilla Ice, and much more! “Brought to you by Reliable Heating and Air."

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E123 - Bone Wars

Topics: Join Eric and the Doctrinaires as they chat about the 2020 pass, mask-ulitity, Ringo love, and much more! “Brought to you by Reliable Heating and Air."

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E122 - Infotastic!

Topics: Join Eric, Wes Moss, and the Doctrinaires as they chat about Twitchy Trump, hashtag tomorrow, remembering humans, and much more! “Brought to you by Reliable Heating and Air."

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E121 - The Gap Gap

Topics: Join Eric, Wes Moss, and the Doctrinaires as they chat about Millennials on the beach, The Villages, Miley's sobriety, and much more! “Brought to you by Reliable Heating and Air."

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E120 - Deserve’s got nothin’ to do with it

Topics: Join Eric, @WesMoss365, @TimAndrewsHere, & @autopritts, & @EnglishNick67 as we chat about Covid Depression, softball interviews, body counts & much more! #EVH #WSB

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E119 - Godzilla Cloud

Topics: Join Eric, @WesMoss365, @TimAndrewsHere, & @autopritts, & @EnglishNick67 as we chat about College #Covid19 rules, #virtualconventions, men from Mars, & much more! #EVH #WSB

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E118 - The Slime Cloak

Topics: Join Eric, Wes Moss, and the Doctrinaires as they chat about Fauci's 180, contract privilege, bedfellows, and much more!

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E117 - Eric Con Haessler

Topics: Join Eric, Wes Moss, Jay Black and the Doctrinaires as they chat about hypnotic news, mind bicycles, the Year Zero, and much more!

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The Von Haessler Doctrine S7/E116 - Disturbingly Upbeat

Topics: Join Eric, Wes Moss, and the Doctrinaires as they chat about Cancel Culture, toothless tigers, handsome landings, and much more!

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News

  • Monday evening was a “peaceful” experience for the Georgia National Guardsmen who have been dispatched in response to last weekend’s surge of violence in Atlanta and the ransacking of the Georgia State Patrol’s headquarters, according to their commander. So far, they have not made any arrests and no Guardsmen have been injured.  Riding in Humvees, the troops — who are armed — will be out on duty again Tuesday evening in keeping with the emergency declaration Gov. Brian Kemp issued following the fatal shootings that left four dead in Atlanta, including an 8-year-old girl. Set to expire July 13, Kemp’s order empowers the Guardsmen to apprehend lawbreakers.  Related: Kemp to deploy 1,000 National Guard troops after violent weekend On Monday evening, the Guardsmen stood watch at the state Capitol in downtown Atlanta, the Governor’s Mansion in Buckhead and the recently vandalized Department of Public Safety building in southeast Atlanta. The troops are seeking to free up police for other law enforcement duties, said Maj. Gen. Thomas Carden Jr., Georgia’s adjutant general. Citing security concerns, Carden declined to say precisely how many Guardsmen have been deployed, though Kemp’s order calls for up to 1,000.  “At the end of the day,” Carden said, “we are primarily staffed, trained and equipped to protect our nation – our citizens – against foreign adversaries. It is disappointing to me that once again we are having to use our personnel, equipment and training to protect Americans and their property from other Americans.”  At least 93 people were shot in Atlanta between May 31 and June 27, roughly double the number from the same span a year ago. On Sunday, a crowd of at least 60 busted out the windows of the Georgia State Patrol headquarters, and someone threw a homemade grenade into a supervisor’s office in the building, authorities said.  >>Read MORE on AJC.com.
  • An 80-year-old golfer was accidentally struck by a bullet intended for a groundhog in Lomira, Wisconsin Monday. Law enforcement officials are describing the event as an accidental shooting. When a 50-year-old man was shooting at a groundhog on his property, one of several rounds that he fired hit a tree and then struck the golfer while he was on the course at.The Golf Club at Camelot, according to WITI. The golfer was taken to a nearby hospital and his injuries are not considered life-threatening. The Dodge County Sheriff, Dale Schmidt, urged people to be cautious when using firearms. “When shooting firearms, it is always very important to know your target and beyond. Firearms are capable of shooting long distances and it is always necessary to have a backstop that can sufficiently stop a bullet from traveling beyond that which is desired,” Schmidt told WITI. Police are still investigating the incident.
  • You may be seeing social media posts promoting #BlackOutDay2020, but what is Black Out Day? Here are five things to know. 1. Blackout Day is persuading Black Americans to not spend money today, to show their economic power. If something needs to be purchased, the movement urges spending money at Black-owned businesses, CNN reported. It’s called a “day of solidarity in America where not one Black person in America spends a dollar,” unless it is spent at a Black-owned business, USA Today reported. Nielsen reports that Black Americans spent more than $1 trillion in 2018, according to CNN. 2. The day was promoted by Calvin Martyr, a social media personality/activist, for about two months. 3. Martyr and those taking part are hoping the day helps to end institutional racism that they have said lead to the deaths of Black Americans, CNN reported. It started after the death of Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor, but before the death of George Floyd. 4. Martyr likened to the spending boycott to the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott when the Black community refused to ride buses until they were allowed to sit wherever they wanted. 5. My Black Receipt is a related movement that urges for people to upload receipts of money spent at minority-owned businesses, USA Today reported.
  • The U.S. Small Business Administration and the Treasury Department on Monday released loan-level data on each of the more than 4.9 million loans made under the government’s Paycheck Protection Program. The program was established in March by the CARES Act, aimed at shoring up small businesses struggling amid the coronavirus pandemic. Authorities said the funds were meant to give business owners incentive to keep their employees on payrolls. Data released Monday includes the names of more than 660,000 businesses that received loans of $150,000 or more. A majority of the program’s beneficiaries -- about 80% -- asked for loans under that amount, with most seeking about $100,000, according to officials. >> See the full data released by SBA and the Treasury Department In a statement, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that the program has helped to support 'more than 51 million jobs and over 80 percent of all small business employees.' Under the program, the government is backing $659 billion in low-interest business loans that will be forgiven if employers use the money on payroll, rent and similar expenses. Companies typically must have fewer than 500 workers to qualify. The Associated Press contributed to this report.
  • Atlanta’s fire chief has opted to self-quarantine pending the results of a COVID-19 test, one day after the city’s mayor announced that she tested positive for the virus.  Randall Slaughter is being tested for the coronavirus “out of an abundance of caution,” Atlanta Fire and Rescue spokesman Sgt. Cortez Stafford confirmed to AJC.com on Tuesday.  “He will also be in quarantine until his results return and will move forward based on those results,” Stafford said.  Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Monday announced that she tested positive for the virus.  “COVID-19 has literally hit home,” Bottoms wrote. “I have had NO symptoms and have tested positive.” — Please read more on AJC.com for updates.
  • Proms may have been canceled or delayed because of the coronavirus, but that did not stop creative teens from putting together their formal wear all made of duct tape. One gown stands out. Peyton Manker made a coronavirus-themed gown with rolls and rolls of the fix-it tape. She created images of people running from the virus to illustrate how the world tried to avoid it. She also honors those who are on the front lines, including health care workers and police, CNN reported. And what is a gown without accessories? Manker put together a coronavirus-shaped purse and mask that reads “flatten the curve,” CNN reported. Voting is still open in Duck Brand Duct Tape’s “Stuck at Prom” scholarship contest. To vote and to see Manker’s competition, click here. Winners for each category -- dress or tux -- will be awarded $10,000 each. The runners-up will get $500 and a prize pack.