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Drew and Mike Show
Drew And Mike – October 10, 2021

Drew and Mike Show

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2021 176:35


The Lions tearful loss, Trump fears AIDS, Dave Chappelle v. Dear White People, Tom Cruise deep fake v. Justin Bieber, Demi Lovato's podcast, and we talk to an old-timer that knocked out his neighbor.The Detroit Lions are not a very good football team. 0-5 with 2 losses on last second FGs.Saturday was a great college football weekend: Michigan beat Nebraska. MSU rolled on Rutgers. VaTech painfully lost to Notre Dame. Bowling Green lost to Akron. Alabama lost for the first time in god knows when. ITT Tech still is not a real school.Jemele Hill's tweets email Drew every single day.Some parents always believe their kids... even if they're in the second grade in New Jersey.15 Minutes of Shame documents the canceled, but isn't worth watching.Donald Trump is still doing rallies. He's really worried about Haiti AIDS.Shoplifters are stealing all the tampons in NYC.If you have the time, watch Tom Mazawey name all the Detroit Legends on the Woodward Sports set.Don't even think about stepping a foot on Old Man Conrad's grass. He's a 5-time Hall of Famer. Marc stumbles upon some dirt on him and is likely next on Old Man Conrad's punch list.Lions Update: Dan Campbell cried.The latest school shooter had a homecoming party after he shot 4 people. You can donate to the real victim Zacc Selby's GoFundMe here.The Closer: Dear White People's Jaclyn Moore is done with Netflix because of Dave Chappelle's new standup special. Rotten Tomatoes critics still don't like Dave Chappelle.Megan Fox looks dumb.Kim Kardashian hosted SNL.Donna D'Errico's rack is massive leading us to wonder its age.Madonna needs to age more gracefully.Britney Spears got a new dog that will one day be taken away from her. She has a microwave and a Hello Kitty refrigerator in her bathroom.Drew just HAD to listen to Hailey Bieber on Demi Lovato's podcast.Meghan Markle needs a new revenue stream and is starting a beauty line.R. Kelly's courtroom struggles have been great for sales.Jon Gruden was very racist and mean in a 2011 email.A professor at U of M is in trouble after showing students an Academy Award Nominated film without a warning.Jon Vaughn is protesting Dr. Robert Anderson with a hunger strike and sit-in.Jim Kaat is the latest MLB broadcaster to be in trouble. Settle down, Olbermann.Tom Cruise = Norm Macdonald.Justin Bieber was duped by a Tom Cruise deepfake.McKayla Maroney appears to be in a cult.Some people are saying John of God is not a man of God.BranDon recommends Squid Game on Netflix.Turns out Chippendales is a crazier story than we remember.Social media is dumb but we're on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (Drew and Mike Show, Marc Fellhauer, Trudi Daniels and BranDon).

Voice of the Victim Podcast
167 :: VoV Reacts and Discusses McKayla Maroney Opening Statement | Larry Nassar Survivor

Voice of the Victim Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 19:04


VoV reacts to and discusses McKayla Maroney's opening statement to the Senate Judiciary Committee. If you enjoy our show, be sure to subscribe to us. We'd really appreciate a rating and a review. Email us at vovpodcast@gmail.com Share your story: vovlistenerstories@gmail.com Support us and get BONUS CONTENT at www.patreon.com/vovpodcast Get VoV Merch vovpodcast.threadless.com  Follow us on Instagram www.instagram.com/vovpodcast Join our Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/vovsupportsystem 

Congressional Dish
CD239: The Enablers of Larry Nassar

Congressional Dish

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 108:11


In June 2015, the FBI in Indianapolis was notified that Larry Nassar, a doctor for Olympic caliber gymnasts, was sexually abusing his underage patients. In this episode, hear highlights from a riveting Senate hearing with testimony from Maggie Nichols, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman, and Simone Biles and get all the details presented in an Inspector General report explaining why the FBI did nothing to stop Larry Nassar for over a year while he continued to abuse dozens of additional young girls. Please Support Congressional Dish – Quick Links Contribute monthly or a lump sum via PayPal Support Congressional Dish via Patreon (donations per episode) Send Zelle payments to: Donation@congressionaldish.com Send Venmo payments to: @Jennifer-Briney Send Cash App payments to: $CongressionalDish or Donation@congressionaldish.com Use your bank's online bill pay function to mail contributions to: 5753 Hwy 85 North, Number 4576, Crestview, FL 32536. Please make checks payable to Congressional Dish Thank you for supporting truly independent media! Background Sources Documentaries Athlete A. Netflix. Hannah Shaw-Williams. June 24, 2020. “Athlete A True Story: What Netflix's Documentary Leaves Out” Screen Rant. Government Documents and Reports Office of the Inspector General. July 2021. Investigation and Review of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Handling of Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former USA Gymnastics Physician Lawrence Gerard Nassar (21-093). United States Department of Justice. Office of the Inspector General. 2021. “DOJ OIG Releases Report of Investigation and Review of the FBI's Handling of Allegations of Sexual Abuse by Former USA Gymnastics Physician Lawrence Gerard Nassar.” U.S. Department of Justice. Senator Jerry Moran and Senator Richard Blumenthal. July 30, 2019. The Courage of Survivors: A Call to Action. Senate Olympics Investigation. Manly, Stewart & Finaldi. September 8, 2016. “Jane JD Doe Complaint: Case Number 34-2016-00200075.” Superior Court of California, Sacramento. News Coverage Grace Segers. September 15, 2021. “Gymnasts Rip the FBI for Its Failure to Stop Larry Nassar's Serial Sexual Abuses.” The New Republic. Rebecca Shabad. September 15, 2021. “FBI fires agent accused of failing to investigate Nassar sex-abuse allegations.” NBC News. Kara Berg. September 8, 2021. “How much Michigan State has paid in wake of Larry Nassar scandal.” The Lansing State Journal. Sayantani Nath. February 25, 2021. “Who owns Twistars USA gym now? John Geddert sold gym infamous for Larry Nassar's sexual abuse before suicide.” MEAWW (Media, Entertainment, Arts WorldWide). Reuters. February 25, 2021. “Nassar Whistleblower Repeats Call for USAG Decertification.” U.S. News & World Report. Dan Barry, Serge F. Kovaleski and Juliet Macur. February 3, 2018. “As F.B.I. Took a Year to Pursue the Nassar Case, Dozens Say They Were Molested.” The New York Times. Matthew Futterman, Louise Radnofsky and Rebecca Davis O'Brien. June 2, 2017. “Former U.S. Gymnastics Chief Received $1 Million Severance Package.” The Wall Street Journal. Tim Evans, Mark Alesia, and Marisa Kwiatkowski. September 12, 2016. “Former USA Gymnastics doctor accused of abuse.” The Indianapolis Star. Marisa Kwiatkowski, Mark Alesia and Tim Evans. August 4, 2016. “A blind eye to sex abuse: How USA Gymnastics failed to report cases.” The Indianapolis Star. Matt Krantz. September 13, 2013. “2008 crisis still hangs over credit-rating firms.” USA Today. Audio Sources Dereliction of Duty: Examining the Inspector General's Report on the FBI's Handling of the Larry Nassar Investigation Senate Judiciary Committee September 15, 2021 Committee concluded a hearing to examine the Inspector General's report on the Federal Bureau of Investigation's handling of the Larry Nassar investigation, after receiving testimony from Michael E. Horowitz, Inspector General, and Christopher A. Wray, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation, both of the Department of Justice; Simone Biles, Houston, Texas; McKayla Maroney, Long Beach, California; Maggie Nichols, Little Canada, Minnesota; and Aly Raisman, Boston, Massachusetts. Sound Clips 47:54 Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): By the time Nassar was convicted and sentenced in federal and Michigan State court, over 150 survivors had come forward to recount the impact of these horrific crimes. Today we believe Nasser abused more than 300 athletes before he was brought to justice. 48:20 Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): Between 2018 and 2019, a subcommittee of the Senate Commerce Committee led by our colleagues, Senator Richard Blumenthal and Senator Jerry Moran conducted an 18 month investigation into this case. The investigation concluded that the US Olympic Committee in the USA Gymnastics knowingly concealed abuse by masseur between the summer of 2015 and September of 2016. The Senate passed two bills aimed at addressing the failures in the Nasser case with overwhelming bipartisan support that protecting young victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017, sponsored by Senator Feinstein, and the umpiring Olympic Paralympic amateur athletes act of 2020 by Senators Moran and Blumenthal both extended the duty of certain adults to report suspected child abuse. These are good and important steps. But the reporting requirement in both laws is not worth much if law enforcement and the FBI failed to respond and immediately and aggressively investigate the abuse cases. 51:57 Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): We'll also hear from the Inspector General and the FBI Director, who owe these young women in this committee an explanation of what the FBI is doing to ensure that this never happens again. And I'll add that I am disappointed. We asked the Justice Department to testify about their decision not to prosecute the two FBI officials who made false statements to the Attorney General. I understand it's a long standing department policy not to comment on decisions not to prosecute, but robust oversight of the Department of Justice is a core responsibility of this committee, committed to ensuring that committee members have an opportunity to question the Department of Justice about this issue at an oversight hearing in the fall. 56:44 Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA): I suspect there's much more to that story. One issue not talked about much is that the FBI has a division in Washington DC, known as the Violent Crimes Against Children unit. This component of headquarters was notified by two of its field offices about the Nassar allegations way back in 2015, and 2016, respectively. The Children's unit employs subject matter experts so it is well position in FBI to guide those field officers on their duties in child exploitation cases. Because it's housed at headquarters, this children's unit also was uniquely positioned to play a coordinating role by supervising case transfers to the appropriate FBI field offices. And this unit was well positioned to offer qualitative supervision of field offices' work. 58:19 Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA): The Children's unit helped develop a white paper, or more accurately, a whitewash, after the Nassar case attracted national attention. Ensuring that truthful information was provided about the FBI's role in this investigation was clearly not the main priority. This is a serious problem at the heart of the FBI. Not a case of a few errant agents. 1:00:12 Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA): Finally, I want to mention that I'm working on legislation to close the legislative loophole in the sex tourism statute that the Inspector General flagged in his report. This gap in the law allowed Larry Nassar to evade federal prosecution for assaulting children while traveling abroad. 1:26:34 Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): Our first witness Simone Biles, one of the greatest gymnast of all time. She is the first woman to capture five all round world championship titles and the most decorated gymnast, male or female, in World Championships history. 25 medals overall, she is a seven time Olympic medalist. Her extraordinary accomplishments have received widespread recognition including two Associated Press Female Athlete of the Year awards. 1:27:18 Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): McKayla Maroney was a member of the American women's gymnastics team dubbed the Fierce Five at the 2012 Summer Olympics. She won a gold medal in team competition and an individual silver medal in the vault. She was also a member of the American team at the 2011 World Championships where she won gold medals in the team and vault competitions and the 2013 World Championships where she defended her vault title and we frequently see her on TV jumping on a roof. 1:27:48 Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): Our next witness Maggie Nichols led the University of Oklahoma women's gymnastics team to Team national championships in 2017 and 2019, also winning six individual titles. She represented the United States at the 2015 World Championships where she won a gold medal in team competition and a bronze medal on floor exercise. She also holds several USA Gymnastics national championship medals. 1:28:15 Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): Finally, Aly Raisman, one of the most accomplished American gymnast of all time, two time Olympian, team captain of the 2012 and 2016 women's gymnastics team captured six Olympic and four World Championship medals, including an individual silver medal in the 2016 Olympic all around and gold medals in team competition in 2012 and 2016. A leader on and off the floor. Reisman uses her platform to advocate for abuse prevention and education. 1:32:25 Simone Biles: USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee knew that I was abused by their official team doctor long before I was ever made aware of their knowledge. In May of 2015, Rhonda Faehn, the former head of USA Gymnastics women's program, was told by my friend and teammate, Maggie Nichols, that she suspected I, too was a victim. I didn't understand the magnitude of what was happening until the Indianapolis Star published its article in the fall of 2016, entitled, "former USA Gymnastics doctor accused of abuse." Yet while I was a member of the 2016 US Olympic team, neither USAG USOPC nor the FBI ever contacted me or my parents, while others had been informed and investigations were ongoing. I had been left to wonder why was not taught until after the Rio Games. This is the largest case of sexual abuse in the history of American sport. And although, there has been a fully independent investigation of the FBI his handling of the case, neither USAG nor USOPC have ever been made the subject of the same level of scrutiny. These are the entities entrusted with the protection of our sport and our athletes. And yet it feels like questions of responsibility and organizational failures remain unanswered. 1:34:30 Simone Biles: We have been failed and we deserve answers. Nassar is where he belongs, but those who enabled him deserve to be held accountable. If they are not, I am convinced that this will continue to happen to others, across Olympic sports. In reviewing the OIGs report, it really feels like the FBI turned a blind eye to us and went out of its way to help protect USAG and USOPC. A message needs to be sent. If you allow a predator to harm children, the consequences will be swift and severe. 1:37:00 McKayla Maroney: As most of you are probably aware, I was molested by the US Gymnastics National Team and Olympic Team doctor, Larry Nasser, and in actuality, he turned out to be more of a pedophile than he was a doctor. What I'm trying to bring to your attention today is something incredibly disturbing and illegal. After telling my entire story of abuse to the FBI in the Summer of 2015, not only did the FBI not report my abuse, but when they eventually documented my report, 17 months later, they made entirely false claims about what I said. After reading the Office of Inspector General's OIG report, I was shocked and deeply disappointed at this narrative they chose to fabricate, they chose to lie about what I said and protect a serial child molester, rather than protect not only me, but countless others. My story is one which Special Agent in Charge Jay Abbott and his subordinates did not want you to hear. And it's time that I tell you. In the summer of 2015, like I said, I was scheduled to speak to the FBI about my abuse with Larry Nasser over the phone. I was too sick to go meet with anyone in person. And talking about this abuse would give me PTSD for days. But I chose to speak about it to try and make a difference and protect others. I remember sitting on my bedroom floor for nearly three hours as I told them what happened to me. I hadn't even told my own mother about these facts. But I thought as uncomfortable and as hard as it was to tell my story, I was going to make a difference, and hopefully protecting others from the same abuse. I answered all of their questions honestly and clearly. And I disclosed all of my molestations I had entered by Nassar to them in extreme detail. They told me to start from the beginning. I told them about the sport of gymnastics, how you make the national team, and how I came to meet Larry Nassar when I was 13 at a Texas camp. I told him that the first thing Larry Nassar ever said to me was to change into shorts with no underwear, because that would make it easier for him to work on me. And within minutes, he had his fingers in my vagina. The FBI then immediately asked, Did he insert his fingers into your rectum? I said, No, he never did. They asked if he used gloves. I said no, he never did. They asked if this treatment ever helped me. I said no, it never did. This treatment was 100% abuse and never gave me any relief. I then told the FBI about Tokyo, the day he gave me a sleeping pill for the plane ride, to then work on me later that night. That evening, I was naked, completely alone with him on top of me molesting me for hours. I told them I thought I was going to die that night, because there was no way that he would let me go. But he did. I told them I walked the halls of a Tokyo hotel at 2am, at only 15 years old. I began crying at the memory over the phone. And there was just dead silence. I was so shocked at the agent's silence and disregard for my trauma. After that minute of silence he asked "Is that all?" Those words in itself was one of the worst moments of this entire process for me, to have my abuse be minimized and disregarded by the people who were supposed to protect me. Just to feel like my abuse was not enough. But the truth is my abuse was enough, and they wanted to cover it up. USA Gymnastics in concert with the FBI and the Olympic Committee or working together to conceal that Larry Nassar was a predator. I then proceeded to tell them about London, and how he'd signed me up last on his sheet so he could molest me for hours twice a day. I told them how he molested me right before I won my team gold medal. How he gave me presents, bought me caramel macchiatos and bread when I was hungry. I even sent them screenshots of Nassar's last text to me, which was "Michaela, I love how you see the world with rose colored glasses. I hope you continue to do so." This was very clear cookie cutter pedophilia and abuse. And this is important because I told the FBI all of this, and they chose to falsify my report and to not only minimize my abuse, but silence me yet again. I thought given the severity of the situation, they would act quickly for the sake of protecting other girls, but instead, it took them 14 months to report anything when Larry Nassar, in my opinion, should have been in jail that day. 1:42:00 McKayla Maroney: According to the OIG report, about 14 months after I disclosed my abuse to the FBI, nearly a year and a half later, the FBI agent who interviewed me in 2015 decided to write down my statement, a statement that the OIG report determined to be materially false. 1:42:33 McKayla Maroney: What is the point of reporting abuse if our own FBI agents are going to take it upon themselves to bury that report in a drawer? 1:42:55 McKayla Maroney: What's even more upsetting to me is that we now we know that these FBI agents have committed an obvious crime. They falsified my statement, and that is illegal in itself. Yet no recourse has been taken against them. The Department of Justice refused to prosecute these individuals. Why? Deputy Attorney General Lisa Monaco couldn't even bring herself to be here today. And it is the Department of Justice's job to hold them accountable. 1:43:25 McKayla Maroney: I am tired of waiting for people to do the right thing, because my abuse was enough and we deserve justice. These individuals clearly violated policies and were negligent in executing their duties. And in doing so, more girls were abused by Larry Nasser for over a year. To not indict these agents is a disservice to me and my teammates. It is a disservice to the system which was built to protect all of us from abuse. It was a disservice to every victim who suffered needlessly at the hands of Larry Nassar after I spoke up. Why are public servants whose job is to protect getting away with this? This is not justice. Enough is enough. Today, I ask you all to hear my voice. I ask you please do all that is in your power to ensure that these individuals are held responsible and accountable for ignoring my initial report, for lying about my initial report, and for covering up for a child molester. 1:44:30 McKayla Maroney: I would like to express my deep gratitude to the United States Senate, a very powerful institution, that from the very beginning has fought for us rather than against us. 1:46:47 Maggie Nichols After I reported my abuse to USA Gymnastics, my family and I were told by their former president, Steve Penny, to keep quiet and not say anything that could hurt the FBI investigation. We now know there was no real FBI investigation occurring. While my complaints with the FBI, Larry Nassar continued to abuse women and girls. During this time the FBI issued no search warrants and made no arrests. From the day I reported my molestation by Nassar, I was treated differently by USAG. Not only did the FBI fail to conduct a thorough investigation, but they also knew that USAG and the USOPC created a false narrative where Larry Nasser was allowed to retire with his reputation intact and returned to Michigan State University, thus allowing dozens of little girls to be molested. As the Inspector General's report details during this time period, FBI agents did not properly documented evidence failed to report proper authorities and the Special Agent in Charge was seeking to become the new director of security for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee. A job opportunity raised by Steve Penny. 1:51:20 Aly Raisman: In 2015, it was known that at least six national team athletes had been abused by Nassar. There was even one of the athletes that was abused on film. Given our abusers unfettered access to children, stopping him should have been a priority. Instead, the following occurred. The FBI failed to interview pertinent parties in a timely manner. It took over 14 months for the FBI to contact me, despite my many requests to be interviewed by them. The records establish that Steve Penney, FBI agent Jay Abbott, and their subordinates worked to conceal Nassar's crimes. Steve Penney arranged with the FBI to conduct my interview at the Olympic Training Center, where I was under the control and observation of USA Gymnastics and the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee. The day of my interview, Steve Penny flew to the Olympic Training Center, and he made sure I was aware he was there. I felt pressured by the FBI to consent to Nassar's plea deal. The agent diminish the significance of my abuse and it made me feel my criminal case wasn't worth pursuing. Special Agent in Charge of investigating Nassar met Steve penny for beers to discuss job opportunities in the Olympic movement. Another FBI agent work with Steve penny to determine jurisdiction without interviewing the survivors. I've watched multiple high ranking officials at USAG, USOPC and FBI resign or retire without explanation of how they may have contributed to the problem, some of whom were publicly thanked for their service and rewarded with severance or bonus money. My reports of abuse were not only buried by USAG USOPC, but they were also mishandled by federal law enforcement officers who failed to follow their most basic duties. The FBI and others within both USAG and USOPC knew that Nasser molested children and did nothing to restrict his access. Steve Penny and any USAG employee could have walked a few steps to file a report with the Indiana Child Protective Services since they shared the same building. Instead, they quietly allowed Nassar to slip out the side door knowingly allowing him to continue his “work” at MSU Sparrow hospital, a USAG Club, and even run for school board. Nassar found more than 100 new victims to molest. It was like serving innocent children up to a pedophile on a silver platter. 1:54:33 Aly Raisman: USAG and USOPC have a long history of enabling abuse by turning a blind eye. Both organizations knew of Nassar's abuse long before it became public. Although you wouldn't know that by reading their press releases, which would have you and their corporate sponsors believe that athletes safety comes first. We have called for a fully independent factual investigation for years now, because I and these women who sit before you know firsthand, these organizations and their public statements are not to be trusted. They claim they want accountability, but then seek to restrict which staff can be interviewed, which documents can be examined and claim attorney client privilege over and over again. The so called investigations these organizations orchestrated were not designed to provide the answers we so critically need. Why are we left to guess why USAG and USOPC deliberately ignored reported abuse? Was it to protect the value of the sponsorships? The LA 28 bid? their own jobs? to avoid criminal liability, perhaps. But why must we speculate when the facts are obtainable and the stakes are so high? 1:56:04 Aly Raisman: Why would duly sworn federal law enforcement officers ignore reports of abuse by a doctor across state lines and country borders for a future job opportunity? Or whether additional incentives and pressures? Why must we speculate when the facts are obtainable and the stakes are so high 1:57:00 Aly Raisman: Without knowing who knew what when, we cannot identify all enablers or determine whether they are still in positions of power. We just can't fix a problem we don't understand 2:04:28 Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA): I Hope this isn't something so sensitive, you don't feel you can talk about it. But do you have any thoughts or inputs to share about SafeSport, the national nonprofit entity that has been tasked by Congress with handling allegations from amateur athletes? Aly Raisman: Yeah, I personally think safe sport is...I'm trying to be respectful here...I don't like safe sport. I hear from many survivors that they report their abuse and it's like playing hot potato where someone else kicks it over to somebody else, and they don't hear back for a really long time. I think a really big issue is that safe sport is funded by USA Gymnastics or the United States Olympic Committee. I'm not sure exactly what the correct terminology is. But if you're SafeSport and you are funded by the organization you're investigating, they're likely not going to do the right thing. And so I think that it needs to be completely separate. And I personally think SafeSport needs a lot of work. And I know from many survivors and you know, my mom has personally reported things to safesport, but we've followed up so many times, they say we can't help you or they either ignore us or pass it on to somebody else and the person they pass it on to says they kick it back to them. It's just a complete mess and the priority doesn't seem to be safety and well being of athletes. It seems to be protecting USA Gymnastics and doing everything to keep the PR good. 2:10:15 Aly Raisman: Because the FBI made me feel like my abuse didn't count and it wasn't a big deal. And I remember sitting there with the FBI agent and him trying to convince me that it wasn't that bad. And it's taken me years of therapy to realize that my abuse was bad that it does matter. 2:11:33 Simone Biles: Okay, one more to add -- we also want to see them, at least be federally prosecuted to the fullest extent because they need to be held accountable. 3:03:54 FBI Director Christopher Wray: I want to be crystal clear, the actions and inaction of the FBI employees detailed in this report are totally unacceptable. These individuals betrayed the core duty that they have of protecting people. They failed to protect young women and girls from abuse. The work we do certainly is often complicated and uncertain, and we're never going to be perfect, but the kinds of fundamental errors that were made in this case in 2015 and 2016 should never have happened. 3:06:37 FBI Director Christopher Wray: When I received the Inspector General's report and saw that the Supervisory Special Agent in Indianapolis had failed to carry out even the most basic parts of the job, I immediately made sure he was no longer performing the functions of a Special Agent, and I can now tell you that that individual no longer works for the FBI in any capacity. 03:07:01 FBI Director Christopher Wray: As for the former Indianapolis specialists in charge, the descriptions of his behavior also reflect violations of the FBI, his long standing code of conduct and the ethical obligations for all FBI employees, especially senior officials. Now that individual has been gone for the Bureau for about three and a half years having retired in January of 2018. Before any review launched and I will say I will say it is extremely frustrating that we are left with little disciplinary recourse when people retire before their cases can be adjudicated. 3:11:10 Inspector General Michael Horowitz: Let me briefly just summarize the results of our investigation. In July 2015, USA Gymnastics reported the sexual assault allegations against Nassar to the FBI Indianapolis field office. USA Gymnastics officials described graphic information that had been provided by Ms. Maroney, Ms. Nichols and Ms. Raisman, and informed the FBI that all three athletes were available to be interviewed. However, it wasn't until six weeks later, on September 2, that the Indianapolis office interviewed Ms. Maroney by telephone as you heard, and neither Ms. Nichols nor Ms. Raisman were ever interviewed by that office. Moreover, the Indianapolis office did not formally document its interview of Ms. Maroney at the time, or its July meeting with USA Gymnastics. The Office also didn't formally open an investigation or an assessment of the matter. Immediately following that September 2 interview, the Indianapolis office and local federal prosecutors concluded there was no venue in Indianapolis for the federal investigation. Both offices also had serious questions as to whether there was federal criminal jurisdiction, as opposed to state or local jurisdiction. Yet the Indianapolis Field Office didn't advise state or local authorities about the allegations and didn't take any actions to mitigate the risks to gymnast that Nassar was continuing to treat. Further, that office failed to transfer the case to the FBI office that actually might have had venue, despite informing USA Gymnastics that it had actually done so. 3:12:45 Inspector General Michael Horowitz: After eight months of FBI inactivity, in May 2016, USA Gymnastics officials contacted the FBI Los Angeles field office to report the same allegations that they had provided to the Indianapolis office. Following this meeting, the LA office opened a federal investigation and undertook numerous investigative steps. But, critically, it didn't contact state or local authorities and it didn't take action to mitigate the ongoing threat presented by Nassar. 3:13:13 Inspector General Michael Horowitz: It wasn't until August 2016 when Michigan State University Police, that police department, received a separate sexual assault complaint from another gymnast. And in September 2016, the next month, the MSU Police Department executed a court authorized search of Nassar's residence. Among other things, they seized devices containing over 30,000 images of child pornography. 3:13:42 Inspector General Michael Horowitz: According to civil court documents, approximately 70 or more young athletes were allegedly sexually abused by Nassar under the guise of medical treatment between July 2015, when the FBI first received these allegations, until September 2016. 3:14:00 Inspector General Michael Horowitz: We further found that when the FBI's handling of the Nassar matter came under scrutiny in 2017 and 2018, Indianapolis officials provided inaccurate information to make it appear that they had actually been diligent in their follow-up efforts, and did so in part by blaming others. In addition, it resulted in the Indianapolis Supervisory Special Agent drafting a summary of his telephonic interview of Ms. Maroney from 2015. That summary included statements, as you heard from Ms. Maroney, that didn't accurately reflect what she had told them and could have actually jeopardized the criminal investigations by including false information that could have bolstered Nasser's defense. Further, we concluded that that agent made false testimony statements to the OIG in two interviews that we conducted. 3:14:55 Inspector General Michael Horowitz: We also learned during our investigation that in the fall of 2015, the FBI Indianapolis Special Agent in Charge, Jay Abbott, met with USA Gymnastics president, Steve Penny, at a bar and discussed a potential job opportunity with the US Olympic Committee. Thereafter, Abbott engaged with Penny about both his interest in the US Olympic Committee job and the Nassar investigation, while at the same time participating in Nassar investigation discussions at the FBI. Abbott applied for the US Olympic Committee position in 2017. But wasn't selected. We determined that Abbott's actions violated the FBI's clear conflicts of interest policy. We also found that Abbott made false statements to the OIG and my agents in two interviews that we conducted. 3:19:21 FBI Director Christopher Wray: So we have something called CAFI's, which are Child Adolescent Forensic Interviewers. These are interviewers who are specially trained in the unique sensitivities of what it takes to interview people, victims, survivors of these kinds of crimes. And one of the reforms that we've put in place is to make crystal clear in policy that interviews of individuals like Miss Raisman should be conducted with those kinds of interviewers and they should not be conducted telephonically, they should be conducted in person wherever possible. That was true before, we've made it more clear now, and we're putting training in place --mandatory training. 3:20:12 Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): General Horowitz, did any of the FBI employees or agents involved in this case deliberately misrepresent any facts to you and your investigation? Inspector General Michael Horowitz: They did. We found both that the person who wrote the report that Ms. Maroney testified about falsely testified to us about what he did in connection with that report, as well as other matters that we asked him about and Special Agent in Charge Abbott made false statements to us about the steps he took in 2015 when these allegations came in, but also about his job seeking efforts with the US Olympic Committee. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): Do these deliberate misrepresentations reach the level of criminal violation? Inspector General Michael Horowitz: Well, we found that they violated criminal law sufficiently that in what we do at that point is make the referral to prosecutors to assess them because that's who needs to make the decision whether or not there will be charges brought. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): Director Wray, what happened next? FBI Director Christopher Wray: Well, as inspector general Horowitz said, those were referred to the prosecutors over at the Justice Department and they're the ones that made the decision. As I understand it from Inspector General Horowitz's report the prosecutors at the Justice Department on two separate occasions, both in 2020 and then again in 2021, declined to prosecute, but I really would defer to the Justice Department for those. Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL): Are you personally aware or professionally aware of any facts or circumstances that would lead to that decision? FBI Director Christopher Wray: I am not. 3:22:49 FBI Director Christopher Wray: So there's a whole bunch of things we've done differently. First, we've accepted every single one of Inspector General Horowitz's recommendations, and then some. We've already begun implementing all of those. We are strengthening policies, we're strengthening procedures. We're taking training, we're strengthening our systems, all building in double checked triple checks, safeguards, oversight, different ways of making sure that we cannot have as occurred here, in certain instances, a single point of failure. That's one of the lessons here that is just totally unacceptable. And so part of what's built in is a bunch of, as I said, double and triple, even quadruple checks to make sure that that doesn't happen, both in terms of how the initial reports are handled with the appropriate urgency, but also in terms of communication. One of the important recommendations from Inspector General Horowitz is reporting to state local law enforcement, as well as communications between field offices, transfers between field offices. 3:31:20 FBI Director Christopher Wray: My understanding of the most senior individual involved, based on looking at the thorough and independent investigation that Inspector General Horowitz conducted, was that the most senior individual with knowledge and responsibility was the Special Agent in Charge in Indianapolis, Mr. Abbott. 3:32:23 Inspector General Michael Horowitz: FBI policies don't require the level of detail and reporting to the headquarters unit that would, for example, put the responsibility directly on them to have notified state local authorities. 3:56:55 Senator Chris Coons (D-DE): My impression from what she'd said, and what I've read is that their concern is that USA Gymnastics and the Olympic Committee have thrown a variety of roadblocks into a genuinely thorough investigation into whether there had or hadn't been previous incidents similar to Dr. Nassar, either in USA Gymnastics or within sports more broadly. It is hard to believe that this is the only time that there's been a failing of this scale. Given, Director Wray, when you just said about the 16,000 arrests, we all know that the horror of child sexual abuse is tragically far more widespread in this country and around the world than any of us would like to see. So first. Mr. Horwitz, do you think there is still a pressing need? And who would be the appropriate entity to conduct that? And what if any advice do you have for us on respecting her request to this committee? Inspector General Michael Horowitz: It's a great question, Senator Coons. And, frankly, as you indicated, the reason we can do a report like this and other reports that we've been able to do is because of the statutory authorities that we've been given by the Congress that make us independent. And by the way, picking up on something Miss Raisman said, which was very perceptive, about who is funding the oversight, as you know, back in 2008, we were given an independent budget line so that our budget is not coming from the Justice Department, but is being set by an independent appropriator. I don't know, as I sit here, frankly, what the oversight mechanisms are currently on USOC and the other entities. But actually, one of the things I did have a chance to talk with Senator Blumenthal about during the break was the importance of given what I'd heard from these gymnast's, the very issue you just mentioned, which is thinking about what is the right independent oversight mechanism of those bodies, which are not just private entities, right? These are organizations that have been sanctioned by Congress to oversee our US athletes, and they need strong oversight as well and I'm happy to work with you as well Senator, and the committee, in thinking about how to do that because we are seeing the IG (Inspector General) model replicated in many places, as you know, across the country, including many state and local entities. 4:04:55 Senator Amy Klobuchar (D-MN): What steps are you taking to ensure that the agents communicate allegations of sexual assault with local law enforcement? FBI Director Christopher Wray: So we've enhanced our policies and procedures on the specific issue of reporting sake and local law enforcement built in. Now they have to document it, which they didn't have to before. And that builds in, as inspector general Horowitz referred to, an ability to hold them accountable. They have to alert their supervisors. So there's a second set of eyes. So that would help. We've also enhanced our training to make clear that it's mandatory and that's regardless of whether there's some question about potential federal jurisdiction. We can continue to investigate if we there's federal jurisdiction, but we have to do, on a parallel track, report to the appropriate state and local or, in some cases, social services agencies as well. 4:06:36 FBI Director Christopher Wray: So I appreciate the question. There are two pieces of this one. The Child Adolescent Forensic Interviewers (CAFIs), which again, is a very specific discipline that requires very specific sensitivities and skill sets. And we've changed our policies to reinforce the use of those interviewers for these kinds of cases. Second is our victim services division. And one of the things that we changed even before receiving inspector general Horowitz his report on my watch is to make clear that the victim services that we provide, which is a little bit different from the forensic interviewing part of it, but it's also very important to handling these survivors with the appropriate sensitivity, that that is triggered at any stage. There is not just a full investigation, but we're in when we're in the assessment or pre-assessment phase. It has to happen there too. 4:07:42 FBI Director Christopher Wray: The scale of this kind of criminality in the country, as reflected by the 18,000 investigations that we've had over the past five years and the 16,000 arrests that we with our partners have made over the last five years, I think goes to your question about resources. And I can assure you that if the Congress were to see fit to give us more resources for those programs, they would immediately be able to be put to good use. 4:12:15 Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CN): Jay Abbott lied to you. Why do you in the course of your investigation of his Miss Congo 18 United States Code 1001. People get prosecuted for making false statements when they applied to a bank, federally insured bank for a mortgage. And here is a federal agent, the former Special Agent in Charge of the Indianeapolis office making a material false statement to you. In your investigation, you refer that for criminal prosecution, did you not? Inspector General Michael Horowitz: That's correct. 4:42:30 Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA): Could you please elaborate on the nature of the discussions between Mr. Abbott and Mr. Penny, regarding potential employment for Mr. Abbott at institutions associated with USA Gymnastics or the US Olympic Committee? Inspector General Michael Horowitz: I can. They began, as I mentioned in a discussion that they had when they met at a bar in 2015, where Mr. Penny and Mr. Abbott discussed a future job opening, Head of Security at the US Olympic Committee, that Mr. Penny expected to occur. That initial discussion led to Mr. Abbott's interest in the position. And then there are ongoing discussions between the two of them, as we outlined in the report, in emails that we've seen, where Mr. Abbott expresses his interest in the job. And equally troubling, acknowledges that it would be inappropriate for him and a conflict of interest for him to pursue the position because of the ongoing Nassar investigation. Yet, as we found in 2017, that is precisely what he did in applying for the job, which he was never ultimately interviewed for. Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA): And who initiated the discussion about employment prospects? Was that an opportunity dangled by Mr. Penny? Or was it solicited by Mr. Abbott? Inspector General Michael Horowitz: That was an opportunity mentioned first by Mr. Penny, because of his understanding that there might be a future retirement or an upcoming retirement at the US Olympic Committee. Senator Jon Ossoff (D-GA): So just to be clear, Mr. Penny, the Chief Executive at USA Gymnastics, while there is an ongoing FBI inquiry into gross misconduct, criminal activity and sexual abuse by at least one USA Gymnastics employee, raises with the Special Agent in Charge at the field office that is steering this investigation, the prospect of potentially lucrative and prestigious employment at a parallel organization where Mr. Penny may have influence. Is that correct? Inspector General Michael Horowitz: That's correct. And at the same time, writing in emails for example, how he's looking for additional information about the Nassar investigation and events as they occur. 4:46:06 Inspector General Michael Horowitz: The challenge on Mr. Abbott, with regard to the criminal issue here, which is 18 USC 208, which is the federal criminal statute is a, I think I mentioned this earlier, challenging one and that's being generous with speaking about how it's written to determine whether there was a criminal violation. The challenge here was, and I'm focused on the law here as to how 208 is because Mr. Abbott was looking for a job at the US Olympic Committee, and Mr. Penny was employed by the US Gymnastics Federation Association, two different entities, that situation is not clearly covered by 208. No matter how clear it would be to a layperson the interactions between those two entities. 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GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
Congressional Hearings and GOAT Tour Preview

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 87:53


Club Gym Nerd members can watch the podcast being recorded and see video clips of the gymnastics while we discuss. Please login to your Club Gym Nerd account to listen and/or watch this episode. Not a member? Join here. GOATour Rehearsal Jessica went to rehearsals for the tour and HAS to tell you about what she saw, how it's different from—and so much less lame than—every other tour, and how many times she cried (it was a lot). Congressional Hearings Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, and Maggie Nichols testified in front of a Senate committee on the FBI mishandling of the criminal ex-doctor case. We discuss: the SCATHING report from the OIG on the coverups and failures of the FBI, what we learned from their testimony, what we still want to find out, and whether this is actually going to help anything at all or if it's all just an exercise in ego and showboating for senators. US Men's Worlds Team Following two days of selection camp, the US men's world team has been named. We break down the utter tragedy of gymnastics that was the first day as well as how non-controversial the ultimate selection was...except for some noteworthy absences from the field. Gymternet News The Chinese National Games have started, it's time to irrationally get your hopes up about Romania again, and some worlds teams have been named. Plus, more news and your feedback. JOIN CLUB GYM NERD Join Club Gym Nerd or buy a gift membership for access to Behind the Scenes episodes. Behind the Scenes: Smudging Behind the Scenes: Rodeo Exercise Machine Behind the Scenes: Adventures in Crying at Disneyland Behind the Scenes: Kensley's Wedding Behind The Scenes After Olympic Trials Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. We have masks too! And Pride gear! RELATED EPISODES 2000 Olympic Trials (Group Commission) The History of Olympic Trials Controversies How to Stage a Gymnastics Protest Tokyo Olympics Recap

Legally Brief
Did the FBI Fail Olympic Athletes?

Legally Brief

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 35:11


Over the course of the September 15, Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, gymnasts Aly Raisman, Maggie Nichols, McKayla Maroney and Simone Biles collectively asked one question: Why did the FBI, USA Gymnastics and the U.S. Center for Safe Sport fail to stop a known sexual predator?  On this episode, you will find out why these systems failed and what parents and supporters can do to address institutional failures. Sharing is a Good Thing!!! You know a parent, athlete or friend that can use the information in this episode, so go ahead, and social share the link... Don't forget to download this episode. Subscribe to the show on Apple Podcast, Stitcher or your favorite platform. Tune into the Legally Brief Youtube channel. Visit jsaunderslawfirm.com for the free "Parent's Guide to Surviving Your Child's Abuse." Follow me on Instagram here. This podcast is for informational purposes only.  Nothing in this podcast is legal advice, counsel or guidance. No offer, statement or representation has been made to serve as your attorney in any capacity.   No attorney-client relationship has been created. This information is general and may not be applicable to your particular circumstances. You must review your particular circumstances with a licensed attorney. 

Land-Grant Holy Land: for Ohio State Buckeyes fans
Play Like a Girl Podcast: A Much More Uplifting Episode Following a Win Over Tulsa (09/21/21)

Land-Grant Holy Land: for Ohio State Buckeyes fans

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 32:08


On LGHL's Play Like a Girl podcast, Meredith Hein and Megan Husslein talk everything from Ohio State football to all the happenings in the sports world today. Welcome back! In this week's much happier edition of the Play Like a Girl podcast, Megan and Meredith talk Ohio State's week three win over Tulsa, including the emergence of TreVeyon Henderson, continued challenges from the defense and if there really is any quarterback controversy in Columbus.  And because Ohio State isn't the only program in college football, Meredith and Megan talk other hot topics...like if Alabama is actually vulnerable (lol).  On a much more serious note, the pair talked more on the testimony of Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and others, who spoke last week in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on the FBI and USA Gymnastics' handling of former team doctor, Larry Nassar. We cannot thank these brave women enough for speaking up for justice.  Contact Megan Husslein Twitter: @meganhusslein Contact Meredith Hein Twitter: @MeredithHein Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

The CJ Silas Show on ESPN Radio 1280

The bravery of Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, Maggie Nichols, & McKayla Maroney should never be questioned again. These 4 American Gymnasts relived the horror. They spoke at a Senate Hearing this week. Listen to CJ commend the courage of victims who speak out, and condemn the actions of those who take advantage of their position. Thanks to all my partners: Dr. Daniel Lapidus & Larry Ackerman, Dr. Brad Kurgis of Kurgis Dermatology, California Fresh Markets, Rex Stevens @ The SLO Wellness Center, Costa de Oro Winery, Avila Bay Athletic Club & Spa, Joy of Shell Beach, & Michael Moore Sports Recovery.

Those Other Girls with Mallory and Friends
Episode 107 | Performative Activism, Russian Politics, and Brave Women

Those Other Girls with Mallory and Friends

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 78:35


In this episode Mal, Vic, and Mel are make for another Teacap. They talk about the first ever civilians in space, the current update on the Gabby Petito case, CBS's new show called The Activist, You (OGs) leading a prolife protest, and Google and Apple bending the new to Vladmir Putin. Lastly, they give the Women and Ws to Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols, and Aly Raisman for their bravery to testify in Senate hearing. Articles in the episode: https://www.thoseothergirls.com/post/weekly-teacap-9-18 If you want to help us change culture donate here Get 10% off Culture of Life using the code "thoseothergirls1972" at https://col1972.com/ Get 10% off Future Female Leaders using the code "malpal" at https://futurefemaleleader.com/ You are able to listen on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, iHeartRadio, Google Podcast, Amazon Music, Pandora, Anchor, Breaker, OverCasts, Pocket Casts, and Radio Public PLUS YouTube and Rumble. Check out our website for our blogs and exclusive content: www.thoseothergirls.com Order Merch: https://www.thoseothergirls.com/merch Those Other Girls Rumble Channel: https://rumble.com/user/thoseothergirls Those Other Girls Youtube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrq5L5VF05PEHFnMTaKTIHg Follow us on GETTR: https://gettr.com/user/thoseothergirls Make sure you follow our Instagram: @thoseothergirlspodcast Mallory's Personal Instagram: @lifeasmalpal131 Victoria's Personal Instagram: @victoria_kingnc Like our Facebook: Those Other Girls with Mallory and Friends Follow our Twitter: @podcast_tog Follow along with our weight loss journey: @thoseothergirlshealthyliving Follow That Political Couple on Instagram: @thatpoliticalcouple Visit their site: www.thatpoliticalcouple.com/blog --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/those-other-girls/support

Real Crime Profile
The FBI's Handling of the Larry Nassar Case

Real Crime Profile

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 18, 2021 33:45


Jim and Lisa react to the recent testimony at a Senate hearing where USA gymnasts Simone Biles, Mckayla Maroney, Aly Raisman and Maggie Nichols, vividly and emotionally recounted not only the sexual abuse they suffered at the hands of Larry Nassar, but also the failure of the FBI to investigate their repeated reports of his behavior. See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.

Over Fifty Starting Over
O5O 4.21: Getting out of the dog house

Over Fifty Starting Over

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 74:48


Fighting with your spouse. How to reduce friction in tough times and how to make amends from a man's point of view. Merle's former high school under national microscope for "X-rated" writing assignments. -- https://bit.ly/3CkQM80 USA gymnasts McKayla Maroney and Simone Biles about how the FBI lied and covered up Larry Nassar's predatory abuse. -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E58sfr_2GmI Biden Vax Mandate In ‘Chaos': Employers Worried About ‘Millions Of Dollars' In Testing Costs -- https://bit.ly/39esxvN Gen. Milley Worried Trump Would ‘Go Rogue,' Warned China's Top General In Secret ‘Back-Channel' Phone Calls. -- https://bit.ly/2XsOEMd AOC faces ethics complaint over Met Gala appearance - https://bit.ly/39fG9qH Nicki Minaj's 'swollen testicles' vaccine claim -- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nTPDwpFVdXg

Nothing Personal with David Samson
Mets owner Steve Cohen needs better sources and a new hobby; St. Louis v. NFL is a battle worth watching (9/17)

Nothing Personal with David Samson

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 48:16


Today's word of the day is ‘deep throat' as in Watergate as in sources source sources as in on Thursday morning was a funny day. Mets owner Steve Cohen accused us of being a source in a story in the New York Post. LOL. We don't do sources. If we say it, we put our name on it. (7:20) So You Wanna Talk To Samson!? Someone asked me about the lawsuit agains the NFL and Stan Kroenke a big deal. Could Roger Goodell be grilled by questions in open court? Let me explain. (17:15) Shohei Ohtani has arm soreness. Shohei Ohtani needs to stop pitching. Shohei Ohtani is an electric player, but he needs to be protected. (24:00) Review: The Voyeurs. (28:25) Aly Raisman, Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols all spoke on Capitol Hill about how disturbing the treatment was from the FBI. The FBI let these women down. The US Olympic Committee let these women down. These people should be in jail for how much they let these women down. (33:35) NPPOD (37:30) John Wall is still owed $91M over the next two seasons. The Houston Rockets are going to trade him. They said it, not me. Why do front offices always spin it like they're helping the player? (44:20) Feel good story time: Christian Yelich bought 10,000 tickets for fans to attend a Milwaukee Brewers game. There still are good people in sports and Yelich is one of them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

The Truth with Charles Adams
Big Angry Law - American Gymnasts Bravely Call for Justice in DC

The Truth with Charles Adams

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 78:00


Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney, Simone Biles, and Maggie Nichols give powerful testimony in DC about corruption in the FBI and the USA Gymnastics that allowed for over 70 children being victimized after their outcry. A 15 year old murders a jogger for fun. A state representative attempts to smuggle a handcuff key into custody. Updates on Gabby Petito's disappearance and Attorney Alex Murdaugh.

The John Rothmann Show Podcast
September 16, 2021 Chris Merrill: sexual abuse of USA gymnasts

The John Rothmann Show Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 19:13


Elite American gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols testified Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the FBI's failures to investigate 2015 sexual abuse allegations against disgraced former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar. Washington Post columnist Phil Bump joins Chris   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

The Majority Report with Sam Seder
2676 - Colin Kaepernick And The Beginning Of A Massive Social Justice Movement in Sports w/ Dave Zirin

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 70:15


Emma hosts Dave Zirin, sports editor at The Nation, to discuss his recent book The Kaepernick Effect: Taking A Knee, Changing the World. Emma starts off by weighing in on former Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney's excoriating testimony in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee yesterday, where she specifically implicated the FBI and Congressionally established committees in enabling Larry Nassar's vicious abuse of young women and girls on the Olympic team and at Michigan State University. Then Emma and Dave dive into discussing Colin Kaepernick's seismic effect on social justice demonstrations, a ripple effect from kneeling on the sideline during the national anthem at NFL games all the way to the massive protest movements last summer in the wake of George Floyd's death at the hands of Derek Chauvin. Dave sets the scene by prefacing how Kaepernick came about the act of kneeling, by interfacing with NFL player and veteran Nate Boyer on how to convey the solemnity of the occasion while respectfully dissenting, and how that didn't matter to the people hell bent on vilifying him no matter the context. They then dive into the real juxtaposition of Kaepernick's taking a knee in the name of racial justice in America, contrasted with Officer Derek Chauvin's knee on the neck of George Floyd, and how that symbolism really animated the demonstrations of last summer in Dave's experience. Dave then tackles the civic religion of football and team sports, and how those connections, in the place of other public squares and communal connections, partially due to the atomization of labor, leave sports teams and stadiums as some of the last vestiges of the public square for many communities. Dave specifically notes this in the context of the NFL, especially in terms of the Super Bowl, one of the last events, he believes, that represents any sort of monoculture in the United States in the present day, despite maybe presidential elections. Emma and Dave then unpack some of the demonstrations, from the professional, college, and high school level, that emerged from Kaepernick kneeling, the repercussions it had for the demonstrators, the coaches, and the schools, and what impact he believed that extension of the protests had, both positive and negative. They close out the conversation by discussing some of the watered down efforts the NFL and other leagues have taken to address "inequality" and how those have essentially supplanted supporting legitimate forms of protest, all at the expense of front-liners like Kaepernick, safety Eric Reid, and wide receiver Kenny Stills, who to this day are still unemployed by an NFL team as a result of their sacrifice to the cause, while also outlining the progress that players have made by speaking the only language owners understand: that the NFL is a labor force they need to pacify to some extent, because if they don't the money can run out. This, as Dave ends on, really only lays bare the fallacy of attempting to divorce politics from sports: with these types of labor and social dynamics at play, it simply isn't possible. In the second half, Emma is joined by Matt and Brandon, and they dive into Joe Biden completely forgetting the Australian Prime Minister's name (it's Scott Morrison, not the "fella from down under") Grant Stinchfield losing his shit on NewsMax when a veteran guest dares to critique Trump, the Daily Wire bros dishing their takes on how Barack Obama ruined rock n' roll music (???), a blast from the past news report the Daily Show dug up about some Michiganders' opposition to a seatbelt ordinance in 1984, and Dave Rubin trying his best to flaunt his comedic chops by pretending to be downing shots of tequila "off-air" to assuage his misery that Larry Elder lost the recall. Plus, your calls and IM's! Become a member at JoinTheMajorityReport.com Subscribe to the AMQuickie newsletter here. 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Chewing the Fat with Jeff Fisher
Ep 710 | Artists, Barbarians & Icons | Guest: Chris Bensch, Toy Hall of Fame

Chewing the Fat with Jeff Fisher

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 50:02


Mississippi leads the way… Grind sets a record… McKayla Maroney senate testimony… Christians who aren't really Christians… Inspiration4 takes off… SpaceX gets pennies… Tesla goes to tribal lands… NASA has no plans for aliens… Subscribe to the YouTube Channel… Email to Chewingthefat@theblaze.com Subscribe www.blazetv.com/jeffy Promo code jeffy… VMA's rating down… Britney wipes Instagram acct… Time 100 / 2021… Christopher Bensch VP of Collections / Toy Hall Fame / 2021 Nominations museumofplay.org Twitter: @museumofplay Facebook: @thestrongmuseum The Strong is home to the International Center for the History of Electronic Games, National Toy Hall of Fame, World Video Game Hall of Fame, Brian Sutton-Smith Library and Archives of Play, Woodbury School, and the American Journal of Play.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Mike Church Presents-The Red Pill Diaries Podcast
Thursday Red Pill Diaries-If There’s No Elite Pedo Trafficking Rings Then Why Did The FBI Cover For Nassar!?

Mike Church Presents-The Red Pill Diaries Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 8:18


Thursday Red Pill Diaries-If There's No Elite Pedo Trafficking Rings Then Why Did The FBI Cover For Nassar!?  Out of Shadows -  This story about the gymnasts and the pedophile doctor prove that movie to be true. People laughed and snickered. AUDIO/VIDEO: Olympic gymnast McKayla Maroney regarding the FBI - ‘We reported the abuse, our own FBI took it upon themselves to bury it in a drawer. If they're not going to protect me, I want to know what are they trying to protect?' AUDIO/VIDEO: Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman regarding the FBI - ‘They allowed him (Nassar) to slip out the back door. He found 100 new victims to molest. It was like serving innocent children up to a pedophile on a silver platter.' HEADLINE: Why do conspiracy theories about pedophilia hold such sway with some conservatives? by Melissa Healy  Why don't ALL humans want to seek justice and ensure our children aren't being sexually exploited by grown humans? This should be a concern for EVERYONE no matter what side of the political isle. BIOGRAPHY Mike Church Biography – “Too Catholic For Satellite Radio” In May of 2015, Chris Ferrara wrote a bio pic essay on a talk-radio host who was then completely unknown to Catholic, talk-radio fans. The Mike Church Interview: A Remarkable Conversion to Tradition Changes the Face of Political Talk Radio Featured Chris wrote of me back then, words that were too kind but serve as a basis for this biography. Indeed, over the past year or so Mike Church has emerged as the only traditionally Catholic conservative in talk radio today, anywhere in the world. And I mean traditional. Not only during my appearances on the show, but now thematically, Mike has turned the longest running political talk show on Sirius Radio into an unabashed presentation of the Social Kingship of Christ, traditional Catholic moral teaching, and even the traditional Latin liturgy as the solution to what is evidently otherwise a terminal civilizational crisis. I have been invited on the show numerous times to defend all of these things explicitly, to speak of the one true Church, and even to call upon conservative Protestants to enter the Church if they are serious about saving our nation and our civilization. From there, on October 26, 2015, my 13 year run on Sirius Satellite Radio came to a close when my contract was not renewed. Chris would follow the above bio with an updated one titled, The Mike Church Show – Too Catholic For Satellite Radio. MIKE CHURCH BIOGRAPHY FACTS Born, February 2nd, New Orleans Begun talk-radio in 1992, WSLA, Slidell LA, I have been off air a total of 7 months since. Launched the Sirius Satellite Radio service as its FIRST – LIVE talk-show on 10 March, 2003. Promoted to Morning Drive on the SiriusXM Patriot Channel, May 2009, the 3rd most listened to show on the platform From July 2007 – present, founded Founding Father Films, wrote, produced, narrated and directed 9, full length audio features, two that made it to DVD! Returned to the Roman Catholic Church's Tridentine Mass and Tradition in 2013. Consecrated to Our Lady via de Montfort's formula in December 2014. I had been planning for SiriusXM to “whack me” since 2012 and had laid the structural groundwork for the next step in my career: launching the Veritas Radio Network and The CRUSADE Channel. On November 1st, 2015, in a video webcast for the press, I announced the VRN and that on November 15th, the Mike Church Show would be silent no more and would return to the air, this time on a platform custom built for LIVE talk radio. Smaller Government is Better! Avoid the Chastisement! It's your hitchhiker's guide to faux conservative news!

The Takeaway
Senate Hearing Highlights FBI mishandling of Gymnasts Abuse Claims 2021-09-16

The Takeaway

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 50:52


Senate Hearing Highlights FBI mishandling of Gymnasts Abuse Claims On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate held a hearing to examine the extent to which the FBI mishandled its investigation into the sexual abuse committed by Larry Nassar against hundreds of gymnasts while he was a physician for the women's national gymnastics team. Several of the most accomplished gymnasts who were abused by Nassar testified at the hearing, including Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman. We speak with Rachael Denhollander, a former gymnast who was the first to publicly come forward against Larry Nassar. What Constitutes An Apology to Survivors of Sexual Abuse? On Wednesday, FBI director Christopher Wray apologized to the survivors of former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's abuse, saying that he is sorry members of his agency didn't do more to stop Nassar when they had a chance. Officials at the highest levels of our government don't issue apologies often, but to survivors of abuse, Wray's words may feel hollow. Beyond saying sorry, what has the FBI actually done to hold itself accountable after its mishandling of the Nassar case? We speak with playwright and author V (formerly known as Eve Ensler) about what truly constitutes an apology to survivors of abuse. What Deepfake Technology Means for Women Countless deepfake apps and platforms have emerged that essentially allow users to make nonconsensual porn videos of women with little to zero coding skills. This technology can do everything from “stripping” the clothes off of women to face-swapping a female celebrity's face onto a porn actor's body. For more on this, The Takeaway spoke to Rebecca Delfino, law professor at LMU Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and Karen Hao , the senior AI editor at MIT Technology Review.  Slice of Life.  From the mundane to the profound, we're compiling your responses and sharing them with the world. Listen below. Slice of Life- 09/16/21   For transcripts, see individual segment pages. 

The Takeaway
Senate Hearing Highlights FBI mishandling of Gymnasts Abuse Claims 2021-09-16

The Takeaway

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 50:52


Senate Hearing Highlights FBI mishandling of Gymnasts Abuse Claims On Wednesday, the U.S. Senate held a hearing to examine the extent to which the FBI mishandled its investigation into the sexual abuse committed by Larry Nassar against hundreds of gymnasts while he was a physician for the women's national gymnastics team. Several of the most accomplished gymnasts who were abused by Nassar testified at the hearing, including Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman. We speak with Rachael Denhollander, a former gymnast who was the first to publicly come forward against Larry Nassar. What Constitutes An Apology to Survivors of Sexual Abuse? On Wednesday, FBI director Christopher Wray apologized to the survivors of former USA gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar's abuse, saying that he is sorry members of his agency didn't do more to stop Nassar when they had a chance. Officials at the highest levels of our government don't issue apologies often, but to survivors of abuse, Wray's words may feel hollow. Beyond saying sorry, what has the FBI actually done to hold itself accountable after its mishandling of the Nassar case? We speak with playwright and author V (formerly known as Eve Ensler) about what truly constitutes an apology to survivors of abuse. What Deepfake Technology Means for Women Countless deepfake apps and platforms have emerged that essentially allow users to make nonconsensual porn videos of women with little to zero coding skills. This technology can do everything from “stripping” the clothes off of women to face-swapping a female celebrity's face onto a porn actor's body. For more on this, The Takeaway spoke to Rebecca Delfino, law professor at LMU Loyola Law School in Los Angeles, and Karen Hao , the senior AI editor at MIT Technology Review.  Slice of Life.  From the mundane to the profound, we're compiling your responses and sharing them with the world. Listen below. Slice of Life- 09/16/21   For transcripts, see individual segment pages. 

Doug Stephan presents the DJV Show
DJV Download - 09/16/21 – Is Kim Jong-un really Kim Jong-un

Doug Stephan presents the DJV Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 18:37


North Korea launched a couple ballistic missiles – perhaps to show they're still there – but the real focus is on Kim Jong-un's weight loss. Amid rumors of severe illness, and possible death, North Korea maintained that Kim Jong-un was alive and well while his sister Kim Yo-jong handled the “family business.” Now, with a healthier look and slimmer physique, the questions are: was there an illness causing the need for weight loss . . . and . . . is this a doppelganger? In other news, Space X launched their first all-tourist crew into orbit which included a passenger who suffered from child cancer and was treated by Saint Jude and is now a therapist with Saint Jude's Children's Hospital. Plus a discussion on the FBI's handling of the Larry Nassar abuse reporting and subsequent hearing with Team USA gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols. This and more from today's hot topics in the news. Follow us @DJVShow on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.Djvshow.com

Astra Report | WNTN 1550 AM | Grecian Echoes
Daily Global News - THU SEP 16th - Australia, UK, US agree on strategic arms deal - Simone Biles accuses the system

Astra Report | WNTN 1550 AM | Grecian Echoes

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 8:56


Listen to the Daily Global #News from Grecian Echoes and WNTN 1550 AM.  Acclaimed gymnasts who were abused by former physician Larry Nassar testified yesterday in a powerful Senate hearing. Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney, Maggie Nichols and Aly Raisman all accused the FBI of botching its investigation into allegations against Nassar and called out intimidation by the sport's governing bodies. President Biden and the UK government will work together on an effort to help Australia acquire nuclear-powered submarines to try to counter Beijing's influence in the region. Nicholas hurricane continues dumping rain on the South. The booster-shot debate heats up.

Louder With Crowder
Why the FBI Is NOT Your Friend! McKayla Maroney Testifies on Larry Nassar

Louder With Crowder

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 87:29


What does the FBI even do?? Yesterday, McKayla Maroney SCORCHED the FBI in her compelling testimony on Larry Nassar. Plus, is Nicki Minaj based?? Crowder investigates! NEW MERCH! https://crowdershop.com/  GET TODAY'S SHOW NOTES with SOURCES: https://www.louderwithcrowder.com/show-notes-fbi-mckayla-maroney Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Alexander Garrett
9-16-21 - We Are Sports Fans AND Taxpayers- Outrage Against Larry Nassar Is Needed

Alexander Garrett

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 24:17


With the FBI's gross negligence documented by USA Gymnast Gold medalists Aly Raisman, Simone BIles and McKayla Maroney, Alex Garrett Podcasting Says it's time that we sports fans remember we are also taxpayers in America! The outrage of the gross negligence should be noticed and a cause for the resignation of FBI Director Chris Wray.

We Need 2 Talk
No Cap...?

We Need 2 Talk

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 122:59


We're gathered here on these interwebs to celebrate the life of Felix's dearly departed Prius (0:01). The guys also dedicate their Cousins of the Week to the brave women of the U.S. Gymnastics Team (12:10). They remember the lives of Michael K. Williams and Norm Macdonald, and are reminded to be kind to people (36:40). The Boyz drop a new NFL segment called Cap Or No Cap (47:02). Lastly, the homies go deep into the Disney + Marvel animated show What If...?, and talk about the amazing Spiderman: No Way Home trailer (1:10:30).https://wn2tpod.buzzsprout.comFacebook: https://www.facebook.com/wn2tpodInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/wn2tpodTwitter: https://twitter.com/wn2tpod

The News with Shepard Smith
Hunt for Gabby Petito, Inspiration 4 Launch, Employee Burnout

The News with Shepard Smith

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 49:43


CNBC's Valerie Castro is live in North Port, Florida, and delivers the shocking new developments in the hunt for Gabby Petito. NBC's Leigh Ann Caldwell updates on testimony from U.S. gymnasts including Simone Biles, Mckayla Maroney, and Aly Reisman on the abuse they suffered at the hands of Larry Nassar and why they called out the FBI for botching the investigation into Nassar's abuse. CNBC's Kayla Tausche updates on President Joe Biden's push for private employers to mandate Covid vaccines. CNBC's Morgan Brennan covers the historic launch of Inspiration 4 at Kennedy Space Center. Brookings Institute senior fellow Michael O'Hanlon discusses Afghanistan and how the U.S. withdrawal impacts future interests in the region. Plus, CNBC's Sharon Epperson covers the employee burnout epidemic, a new wave of workplace-related mental health issues.

IRON SKILLET SPORTS PRESENTS....
REACTION TO SIMONE BILES EMOTIONAL TESTIMONY BEFORE SENATE!

IRON SKILLET SPORTS PRESENTS....

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 9:09


REACTION TO SIMONE BILES EMOTIONAL TESTIMONY BEFORE SENATE! Elite US gymnast Simone Biles has testified before the Senate about abuse she suffered at the hands of disgraced former team doctor, Larry Nassar. Former teammates Aly Raisman and McKayla Maroney also appeared before the committee, along with FBI Director Christopher Wray. The committee is examining shortcomings in the FBI's investigation into Nassar, later convicted of sexually abusing girls. He is serving a life sentence in jail. "I blame Larry Nasser, and I also blame an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse," said Ms. Biles, the most decorated Olympic gymnast of all-time. "If you allow a predator to harm children, the consequences will be swift and severe," she added. THE

PBS NewsHour - Segments
Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and other gymnasts on how FBI 'betrayed' them, 'enabled' Nassar

PBS NewsHour - Segments

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 5:12


The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday heard testimony from four elite U.S. gymnasts about the FBI's mishandling of sexual abuse allegations against former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar. Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols criticized the agency and pressed lawmakers to demand further accountability for those they enabled Nassar. Amna Nawaz reports. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

The Guy Gordon Show
Marie Osborne ~ The Guy Gordon Show

The Guy Gordon Show

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 8:05


September 15, 2021 ~ Marie Osborne, WJR Senior News Analyst, talks with Chris Renwick about Simone Biles, McKayla Maroney and other Olympic gymnasts appearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee about their abuse by Larry Nassar.

Winning Losers
Field of Dreams, Dennis Schröder, the Ryan Coaching Family, and Athlete Nicknames

Winning Losers

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2021 110:48


We kick this week off with our fails, including a teacher trying to pay a student for sex, trying to steal a UFC fighters car, and the Elizabeth Cooke Saga. Rex Ryan was our failed coach this week, but that quickly leads to discussing the careers of his brother and father as well. After hearing Jonathan Kuminga's new nickname, we discuss some other athlete nicknames for Winners & Losers. Winners in the sports world this week include the Field of Dreams game, returning players for the Red Sox, and McKayla Maroney's NFT. Losers include Dennis Schröder, and a Dallas Cowboys tweet. Pure Rock n Roll by Alexander Nakarada | https://www.serpentsoundstudios.com Music promoted by https://www.free-stock-music.com Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/sean998/support

Diva Behavior
Meghan Markle's 40th birthday, Gary Janetti's "The Prince" on HBO, and McKayla Maroney speaks out

Diva Behavior

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 125:54


00:01 — Meghan Markle, the Leo to end all Leos, celebrated her birthday this week! We explain her 40 x 40 initiative and how she and Kate Middleton really are two sides of the same regal astrological coin. 36:20 — Something very astrologically significant called "lion's gate" is happening on Sunday, August 8th. Sara explains it and Molly helps break it down in layman's terms. Basically, start manifesting now! 42:00 — We dive deep into Molly's issues with abundance and both of our stances on child labor and buying kids seats in first class. 01:06:00 — HBO Max's "The Prince" debuted this week. Is it ethical to make fun of a kid, no mater how privileged he is? And does the show's funniness make it okay?! 01:20:00 — Simone Biles took the bronze in Olympic balance beam and McKayla Maroney spoke out about more atrocities she and other athletes allegedly faced under the care of USA Gymnastics. Like, the girl's nose exploded and she still had to compete. Damn. 01:35:00 — Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher announced they do not wash their children until they're visibly dirty. Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell decided to chaotically weigh in and say they, also, let their kids go until they stink. Molly insists that all white people aren't dirtballs but Sara thwarts her efforts. 01:47:00 — Somehow we got onto the topic of art that comes from trauma in the Irish and Jewish communities. "Somehow"? Maybe because this podcast IS art through trauma in the Irish and Jewish (New Jersey) communities?!?! Don't cancel us! Check out our merch! etsy.com/shop/spacetrashpodcast

Quadrivia: A Step Beyond Trivia
Episode 59: When McKayla Maroney Scrunched Up Her Face; or, Current Affair Questions

Quadrivia: A Step Beyond Trivia

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 118:53


Episode 59 - Corey, Jacob, and Jeremy start off talking about news and current affairs, but quickly get sidetracked, as one does. Sara is a big deal, and Matt gets us all talking about comics. Again. Digressions include Tony Dirt Devil and Herbert Hoover. Your hosts: Jeremy Goodson - Liquid Kourage Entertainment, Chicago Jacob Hein - HeinSight Trivia, Louisville Corey Marcoux - Third Degree Entertainment, Spokane Rate. Review. Support. Love. Web: QuadriviaPodcast.com Patreon: Patreon.com/Quadrivia Email: QuadriviaPod@gmail.com Twitter: @QuadriviaPod Facebook: @QuadriviaPod Want to learn more about the Trivia Writer's Co-Op (which is the reason all of us hosts know each other)? Join our Discord! Executive Producers: Quincy Borsom Samantha Marcoux Intro and outro music courtesy of Limbo Ladds Mid-episode music courtesy of Will Fedanzo Editing support from Ken Pendola --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/quadrivia/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/quadrivia/support

Shoot Your Shot
Bobby Hauck (Bruin Bobby)

Shoot Your Shot

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2021 70:10


Happy 4th of July! It's finally summer and we brought on our good friend Bobby Hauck to discuss Wilson High School and what to do for the 4th in Long Beach (12:24-27:28). Are The Chosen One and the Boss Man the greatest duo to bring to a party in Long Beach? (00:19-12:23). The Aquarium of the Pacific brings in new animals and the MILFs should be happy about it (37:20-52:48). The San Gabriel River is getting a $4.3 million trail going from Carson to Atherton and we shave some ideas (52:48-57:00). Is going into space the biggest waste of money in the United States? Why do we keep going to the moon? (57:01-1:04:34). As always we ended the show with the 908 Athlete of the Week. This week is McKayla Maroney starring in every commercial on television (1:04:34-1:08:56).

Hidden in Plain Sight
Episode 121 - Stephen King Killed John Lennon & Dognapping Is Back

Hidden in Plain Sight

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 1, 2021 108:50


On today’s show, we discuss one man’s theory that Stephen King was actually the one responsible for the murder of John Lennon. He has some points and some very poor evidence, which makes it better. We share some thoughts regarding the Woody Allen documentary. How many HBO documentaries do we need before we acknowledge there might be a problem? The Lady Gaga dognapping saga came to an end after the pups were returned and $500,000 was paid out. Folks dognapping is officially back and pays well! We play a brief segment of Ted Cruz’s nauseating stand-up set at CPAC. It’s one of the worst things a senator has ever done and he should resign. Former olympic medalist McKayla Maroney joined a new cult so we investigated the organization. It’s not cheap. If you enjoyed the show, please Like & Subscribe to our channel and share the links. As always we are sponsored by Illuminatus Brand and they can be found at Illuminatusbrand.com and @team_illuminatus on Instagram. This show can be found @hiddeninplainsightradio on Instagram and @thehiddenpod on Twitter. iTunes Link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/hidden-in-plain-sight/id1488538144?i=1000459997594 Spotify Link: https://open.spotify.com/episode/5zsntvl63Do7m9gNTD8Za2?si=MczvbuMlRuCbmWChclVUZA YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNRejWJs0hn8pefj5FiE7ZQ

The 511 News
Olympian McKayla Maroney in a Cult, Jory Micah, Answering Our Critics

The 511 News

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 29:43


Former Olympic gold medalist, McKayla Maroney, is caught up in the Master Angels cult. Jory Micah says Jesus didn't trust the scriptures as the final authority. We answer a critic of Good Fight Ministries. Good Fight Ministries is coming to Texas! https://www.blessedhopetexas.org/upcoming-events March 19-21, 2021 Olympian McKayla Maroney Ensnared in Mystery ‘Cult' the Church of the Master Angels https://tinyurl.com/yctr39zz By Cheyenne Roundtree, The Daily Beast, Feb 24, 2021 The Chapel of the Master Angels https://masterangels.org/about/ Official Website's About Page Jory Micah Twitter https://twitter.com/jorymicah Gnosticism https://youtu.be/7i7RB2QNuKE Good Fight Ministries Video

Drew and Mike Show
Drew And Mike – February 25, 2021

Drew and Mike Show

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 26, 2021 178:04


No Tiger Woods blood, Lady Gaga dognapping, John Geddert suicide, groomed by Britney Spears, Twitter = OnlyFans, jerkin' on Zoom, a Bonerline encore, Maz check-in, and we join Righteous Rick's live broadcast.Lady Gaga's dogwalker was shot and the dogs have been kidnapped.Trudi is as susceptible to mold as Drew is to ice dams.Marc has run out of things to stream so he's watching all the Marvel movies and TV shows. Slow down.Tiger Woods update. There apparently was no reason to collect blood for a DUI. TV Dr. Oz breaks down what's really important.Bruce Springsteen got out of his DWI that some people are saying shouldn't have been a DWI arrest.The New York Knicks and the Brooklyn Nets are allowing fans back in the arena, but it sounds like a nightmare to get inside.Tom Mazawey joins the show to promote a new show on the Woodward Sports Network, talk about Happy Days, and discuss college basketball that is already concluded.Twitter is making changes... to become OnlyFans.A bonus replay of the Bonerline.Nobody believes in themself quite like Righteous Rick does.Britney Watch: Bella Thorne has made the Britney Spears debacle all about her, Jamie Spears is the victim and some guy says Britney's parents said the n-word while she groomed him.Bronson Pinchot was super bummed out about playing Balki 30 years ago. He's now on Cameo. BranDon wants to reboot Taxi and call it Uber. Get it?A Walled Lake teacher that was fired for social media posts files a federal suit against the district.A Jeffrey Toobin-esque teacher (aka Captain Silly Bones) in Maryland "accidentally" masturbated in front of his classroom.Trudi's local Zap Zone has been attacked.Louis Farrakhan hates vaccines.Jennifer Granholm is the new energy secretary.John Geddert has committed suicide after being charged with 24 felonies.McKayla Maroney is in a cult, on Cameo and receives creepy comments on her Instagram.We troubleshoot Righteous Rick's YouTube Show.... live!The Golden Globes are coming up and there is already controversy.Social media is dumb but we're on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (Drew and Mike Show, Marc Fellhauer, Trudi Daniels and BranDon).

Drew and Mike Show
Drew And Mike – February 16, 2021

Drew and Mike Show

Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 180:53


Snow days, Allen v. Farrow, Draymond v. NBA, Jacko v. the Hulk, Hercules v. Facebook, Bam v. Jackass, Washington v. McDonald's, American Greed, Maz checks in, and Bill Gates is hung.CNBC's American Greed covered the McStay Family Murders.Drew's murder consultant business is one step closer to a reality.Woody Allen may have finally met his match with the new HBO documentary Allen v. Farrow.The Chris Harrison/Bachelor debacle has come to a pinnacle with former contestants demanding Harrison steps down.Charisma Carpenter is suffering from a "chronic physical condition" 16 years after Joss Whedon was mean to her.Facebook is going to feel the wrath of Hercules in the form of Kevin Sorbo.Happy Anniversary to Rick Rockwell and "Who Wants to Marry a Multi-Millionaire?".Tom Mazawey checks in to comment on cancel culture, praise HBO, complain about "Frick & Frack's" trip to Disney, analyze the Pistons & Blake Griffin, creep out McKayla Maroney, whine about MLB rules, eulogize Thurman Munson for the 45th time and much more.Drew recaps Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel while Maz sits quietly on the phone.Someone get us in touch with Jared Goff so he comes on our show instead of Mitch Albom's show.Draymond Green popped off against double-standards in the NBA.Michael Jackson used to prank Lou Ferrigno. We decide to try out his material ourselves. BTW: Omer Bhatti is NOT Michael Jackson's child.Kecalf Franklin does not approve of the latest Aretha Franklin honor.Bam Margera is not doing well.Marc's Cameo list includes Dwight Gooden, Jon Lovitz, Nancy Kerrigan and a few others BranDon covered months ago. BranDon as a few new ones too.Drew questions snow days and Marc thinks kids should go all year round just like "work".Indiana billboards are shading Gretchen Whitmer.Drew loves Mike Pence.Former MLB pinch runner Herb Washington is suing McDonald's.Dave Chappelle is allowing HBO to air Chappelle Show again.The maker of a Tekashi docu-series says he is a bad person. DUH.Marc loves the magic tricks in In & Of Itself almost as much as Bill Gates.Is Melinda Gates REALLY the only action Bill Gates has got since 1994?Social media is dumb but we're on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter (Drew and Mike Show, Marc Fellhauer, Trudi Daniels and BranDon).

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
258: The Fluff Cast (Commissioned)

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2020 98:20


This week, it's the commissioned episode you've all been waiting for...the FLUFFCAST! We jump into all the most insane, hilarious, horrifying, sexist, perfect, amazing, diva-tastic, butterfly-gazing, Romanian candle-holding fluff pieces in the history of gymnastics broadcasts. Thank you so much to Fluff Feels for commissioning the episode we were born to do, and thank you to everyone who sent in suggestions! Jessica and Spencer dissect: 2000 Olympic All-Around fluff  NBC's Living-Parents Championship, starring Russian daddy issues and soldiers kidnapping Zamo. Prod's shaved eyebrow Prod's convertible flexing fluff, the only verifiably true fluff ever The legendary Romanian candle cups Elise Ray and the butterfly NBC's weird obsession with 1950s-style nuclear families 2000 Atler v. Dantzscher v. Beth Rybacki's tears How much resentment and blame? ALL OF IT! What's the deal with that wild west picture? And that helicopter-parent one? 1996 Kerri Strug lives in everyone's shadow fluff  Is this the most sexist fluff of all time? Jessica's expletive parade Invention of the Bechdel Test for gymnastics fluff pieces "A diva is magical" That time Khorkina was perfect in every way Was saying, "I want to win as much as I want to mother my own child" really such a big deal? 1994 Romanian terrifying fluff of horrors The twist ending and the LITERAL DEAD BODY Trouble with keeping communist narratives straight NBC's fascination with Romanian people's eyes 1995 Moceanu fluff A creepy pedophile wonderland of a fluff piece Why is Bela so bad at boats? That insane 1997 "I Will Remember You" fluff Moceanu standing in a forest in a leo clawing that tree in 2000 1992 Bogi and her coach fluff How respectfully and maturely do we think NBC handled the issue of suicide? Bogi has no time for family or your sexist coach narratives Kim Kelly gets bumped Blurry smoke-filled rooms! Shadiness! “Who’d they drop?” “You, Kim.” Mohini delivers pizzas (1) (2) Why let fact get in the way of narrative? Important question: what are raffle bars? The most upsetting and bizarre fluff you will ever see A lesson on which issues should never be addressed in fluff pieces Elvire Teza 1998 More fun with racist Chinese music! Why we want to move to France and live with the French team SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here with brand new membership tiers, commission your own episode, or commission your own segment. Buy some of our awesome merchandise here. CONTEST WHAT: #BeerWithBetty: The Greatest Scavenger Hunt in the Galaxy! PRIZE: The winner will share a beer (or root beer if you are under 21) with the great Betty Okino, Olympic and World medalist, creator of the triple turn on beam, and a member of the Precision Choreography team. HOW IT WORKS: In August, we will release a list of 10 items on this photo scavenger hunt. Your mission will be to complete each one and post a photo to Twitter or Instagram tagging @GymCastic and @PrecisionChoreo and using #BeerWithBetty. The winner will be selected at random among everyone who completes all ten items. The hunt will start at 8am on Thursday August 17 and will end at 12pm on Saturday, August 19. The winner will meet with the Betty Okino at 3pm that day! If you enter, be READY FOR BETTY because winner will meet this gymnastics legend at 3pm that day! PLUS: We will give six additional prizes for Most Outrageous photos! The top three most outrageous photos on Friday will win a personal voice message from one of Precision Choreography's gymnastics stars (people like Chellsie Memmel, Alicia Sacramone, Houry Gerbesian, and Holly Vise)! The top three on Saturday will get a special shout-out on the GymCastic podcast. BUT WAIT: Before this contest starts, we need your help coming up with the scavenger hunt list! Please tweet us your suggestions using #BeerWithBetty from now until July 31. Something like socks with sandals, overused beam poses, someone over 50 doing the splits. We will give you full credit for any suggestions we use! RELATED EPISODES 257: The Daniels Report 256: 1996 Olympic All-Around Final (Commissioned) 255: 1996 Olympic Team Final (Commissioned) 254: Vanessa Atler 200: Alicia Sacramone 197: Betty Okino 187: McKayla Maroney 38: Svetlana Boginskaya 31: Elise Ray 28: Kristen Maloney 19: Andreea Raducan 17: Growing Up In The Soviet Gymnastics System And Training At Round Lake 225: 1992 Olympics Recap with Wendy Bruce (Commissioned) 185: 2008 Olympic All-Around Finals (Commissioned) 252: Myths, Legends, and Unexpected Moments in Gymnastics History (Commissioned)  

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
Best of GymCastic: Vanessa Atler Interview

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2020 131:49


Originally aired in June 2017 BEST OF GYMCASTIC Originally released in June 2017. Vanessa Atler is an American treasure and fans have loved her from the moment they first saw her elegant power. She's a multi-time national champion, multi-World Cup champion, Goodwill Games event champion. She would probably have made the 1996 Olympic team had she been age eligible. She was one of those gymnasts for whom nothing ever worked out the way it should have and fans hearts broke along with her through the 1996-2000 quad. We discuss: Why she requested the interview with us Her thoughts on age limits and specialists (13:10) Elements she worked on but never competed (19:25) Dealing with emotions and tears of frustration The Comaneci-Salto & The Rybackis - (22:34) Why didn't she just take the Comaneci out of her routine and win all the things?  Beth and Steve's differing opinions on bars  What worked and didn't work with the Rybackis  How being at Charter Oak effected her own coaching Did she seek counseling or therapy? (31:01) Her early online presence… and her mom's (32:50) Epic fluff from 1997 on Vanessa's online diary 1999 Goodwill Games and Sang Lan's vault accident (34:43) Why she left the Rybackis (39:00) The real story behind the ankle injury (47:57) Why she did not train with Bela Karolyi (50:47) The letter Larry Nassar said USAG received about him that caused him to be banned from the Ranch (52:16) Pre-2000 Olympics, moving to WOGA (1:00:01) What did and didn't work for her with Valeri  How Valeri helped make her more confident on bars Weigh-ins (1:04:29) 2000 Olympic Trials When an agent gets into the mix: where the "you didn't make the team because you were fat" rumor came from (1:08:35) Bela told her he'd put her on the team  Did she try and compete after 2000? What are her feelings toward gymnastics now? Being on the realty show "Starting Over" Outside influences: family members and agents The decision to turn professional Fibromyalgia after her motorcycle accident Dealing with anxiety and food Talking about her support for the defendants in the Larry Nassar case (1:36:00) Worlds in China: Nassar asking who wanted a cortisone shot without parental consent and alone in room (1:39:36) What she overheard during a coaches meeting through the walls of a hotel (1:44:11) Would she want her son to participate in elite gymnastics? What she does to keep gymnastics fun for her gymnasts What are her upcoming plans… is another book in the works? What are her thoughts on the Nassar situation and USAG today? How terrible the food was when she was at the Ranch for national team camp (2:00:11) The group message exchange asking for support for Nassar (2:02:04) Asking for help for her bulimia and being told to do what it takes (2:03:55) GUEST LINKS Witness her amazing beam skills. Her floor at the height of her awesomeness. Vanessa Atler blog and diary Vanessa Atler Children's Book: Let the River Flow SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy one of our awesome goodies here. RELATED EPISODES Episode 15: Joan Ryan Author of Little Girls in Pretty Boxes Episode 17: Growing Up In The Soviet Gymnastics System And Training At Round Lake Episode 31: Elise Ray Episode 28: Kristen Maloney Episode 33: Simone Biles & Her Coaches 187: McKayla Maroney 163: ENOUGH 246: Kathy Johnson Clarke Regionals Preview Episode 56: Preventing Abuse in Gymnastics 63: Doctor Larry Nassar 245: Steve Penny is GONE 244: Russian Nationals & Gymnix 2017 243: Senate Bill 534 242: Standards 241: The Pittsburgh Incident 240: Chalkography 239: Elite Canada, Reykjavik & NCAA

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
429: John Orozco Does Not Hold Back

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2020 110:23


THIS WEEK'S INTERVIEW John Orozco is here and ready to blow it up. In this interview, he discusses the Black Lives Matter movement and the racism he experienced from leadership in the US men's program, different standards applied to white and black athletes in national team selection and drug/alcohol enforcement, favoritism and score changing, the reality of a family situation that was far from what was painted by NBC, what really happened in the 2012 Olympic team final, the lawlessness of the post-Olympic tour, his nationality switch to Puerto Rico, and so much more. You don't want to miss this one. JOIN CLUB GYM NERD Join Club Gym Nerd for access to Behind the Scenes episodes. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. We have masks too! RELATED EPISODES 72: John Orozco (January 2014) 241: The Pittsburgh Incident (Legendre's accuse OTC coach of assault) 428: Black Lives Matter This Week Too 427: The Gymnast Who Kneeled During The National Anthem 420: Jamie Dantzscher 319: Aly and Lynn Raisman 187: McKayla Maroney

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
420: Jamie Dantzscher

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2020 87:42


IT'S JAMIE DANTZSCHER YOU GUYS In this full episode with Jamie Dantzscher, we discuss... Life with the Rybackis, why Jamie "left," and why she came back How Jamie feels about their coaching now (spoiler alert: NOT GREAT) How weird it is that we still care about her 1999 floor music The bonkers 2000 Olympic selection process Speaking out publicly about Bela—then, later, and now—and a current sense of vindication Why Bela took her off bars in qualification in Sydney The INSANE story about why she didn't salute after her team final floor routine Being awarded a retroactive Olympic bronze medal, how she feels about it, and that famous press conference The time a judge apologized to her for the corrupt scoring at nationals What skills she would have done if she competed in an open-ended code What her relationship with Vanessa Atler is like now BECOME A CLUB GYM NERD MEMBER Join Club Gym Nerd for access to Behind the Scenes episodes here. Club Members get discounts on our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 254: Vanessa Atler 31: Elise Ray 28: Kristen Maloney 319: Aly and Lynn Raisman 187: McKayla Maroney

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
417: Bye Bye Tokyo 2020

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2020 90:35


NO MORE TOKYO 2020 Via the IOC's longest-serving member, Dick Pound, we learned that the 2020 Tokyo Olympics have been postponed. It's been a long year this month, so Jessica has a list of Dick Pound jokes to get us through. It's most of the episode. After that, we discuss Why it was important to postpone Gymnastics implications Should the new 2021 seniors now become eligible for the Olympics? What code of points should be used? How should the unfinished qualification process be resolved? What of the 2021 world championships in Copenhagen? Which athletes are most affected by this, negatively and positively? Plus, McKayla Maroney opens up about the circumstances of her father's death and releases her debut single, a rundown of the dumpster fire news, Bart has an adult gymnastics challenge for you, and Full Out 2 has been released BECOME A CLUB GYM NERD MEMBER Join Club Gym Nerd for access to Behind the Scenes episodes here. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 416: Everything Is Canceled Breaking news mini-sode: COVID-19 Championships Update Behind the Scenes: March 12 COVID-19 Championships Update 415: American Cup of Coronavirus 414: American Cup Preview Behind The Scenes: Morgan Hurd Interview & The Missing Episode 413: Is Jade Carey an Olympian Yet Behind The Scenes: Jade Carey, Grace McCallum, Kayla DiCello and Lilly Lippeatt Interviews

Now That We're Friends
Does Amancio Know His Worth?

Now That We're Friends

Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2019 78:25


Our new friend Amancio wants to ask his boss for a raise, but doesn't know how. Anne relates his dilemma to the larger issue of pay inequality. Gale sings. Caroline demonstrates how we can all directly communicate our desires. Gale sings again. Anne reminds us why RuPaul should have a guest starring role in every tv show. Caroline shows us how to pull off a good scam. Also, did we mention Gale sings? All three friends try to boost Amancio up with the help of Dwight Schrute, McKayla Maroney and Cardi B. So enjoy this (partly) musical episode of Now That We're Friends!  The recommendations that will raise Amancio up:  The Art of Communicating” by Thich Nhat Hanh (book) Caro “Rose’s Turn” Bernadette Peters at 2004 Tony’s (song) Gale Dwight on The Office Pump Up (tv show scene) Gale Insecure S2E1  (tv show) Anne Watch sitcoms! Frasier and I Love Lucy (tv shows) Caro Watch Veep and pay attention to Richard Splett (tv character) Caro The Mary Tyler Moore Show (tv show) Gale Broad City "Twaining Day" (tv show episode) Anne “I Am A Very Productive Entrepreneur” by Mathias Svalina (book) Caro “System of Ghosts” by Lindsay Tigue Cardi B (everyone) "Next Time Ask More Questions" by Naomi Shihab Nye(poem) Anne Catch Me If You Can (film) Caro The Inventor (documentary) Caro My Favorite Murder Episode 185 “400 pealed potatoes” (podcast episode) Caro The Werewolves of Millers Hollow (game) Caro “I’ve got a golden ticket” (song) Gale “Yes Anastasia” by Tori Amos (song) Anne  McKayla Maroney: Visualizing The Perfect Vault Gale Working Girl (film) Anne Don’t suffer bullshit. (everyone) "Everyone Poops" by Tarō Gomi (book) Caro and Gale Wizard of Oz Reveal (film scene) Gale

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
345: So Long 2018

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Dec 19, 2018 112:24


INSPIRATION NEWS (1:58:00) We're going to Tokyo! Rachael Denhollander and Maggie Nichols are inspirations (duh) Simone is dominant (also duh)  ROPES & GRAY (9:10:00) The Ropes and Gray Investigation released its report What we learned about Scott Blackmun and Alan Ashley Nassar's unsatisfactory score in 2012 and unpacking Martha's not wanting "the gymnasts to be with the boxers" comment The FBI...what were you even doing? Kathy Kelly and Renee Jamison were in charge of handling abuse reports...so nope THEY KEPT THE RECORDS IN A BARN What do we do with this information? What was the point? What do we need now? GYMTERNET 2018 – A Year In Review (1:08:46) The GymCastic Indictment Draft – As we review the events of the year that was, yell DRAFT every time you want to put someone (or something, or a concept) on your all-indictment fantasy list BRING ON 2019 (1:37:07) New seniors we're too excited about (ITALY) Giorgia Villa - Youth Olympic Games Champ - Bars Elisa Iorio - Bars  D’Amato twins, Asia and Alice - Asia Floor Ksenia Klimenko (Russia) - Bars Anastasiya Bachynska (Ukraine) - Beam, Floor Qi Qi (China) - Beam Tang Xijing (China) - 4th AA at Youth Olympics - Floor Amelie Morgan (Great Britain) - 2nd AA at Youth Olympics - Floor Emma Slevin (Ireland) - Bars All the elites heading to college competition in 2019. Next time we meet, the college season will have started!  (1:43:25) Marz Frazier and Norah Flatley (UCLA) Trinity Thomas, Sydney Johnson-Scharpf, Leah Clapper (Florida) Emily Gaskins (Alabama) Alexis Vasquez (Denver , another Chow-baby in college!) Olivia Trautman (Oklahoma) Bailey Ferrer (LSU) Molly Frack (Auburn) Grace Quinn (Cal) International Elites in the college: Canada: Shallon Olsen (Alabama), Megan Roberts (Georgia), Madeline McLellan, Meaghan Ruttan (Washington), Meixi Semple (Iowa State) Great Britain: Abi Solari (Cal), Phoebe Turner (Iowa State) Spain: Ana Palacios (Iowa State) Czech Republic: Anna-Maria Kanyai (Bowling Green), 2014 world  Study proves adult gymnastics is the foundation of youth :  "People in their 70s who have been exercising regularly for decades seem to have put a brake on the aging process, maintaining the heart, lung and muscle fitness of healthy people at least 30 years younger... As for muscle health, the findings were even more significant... researchers were surprised to find the 75-year-old muscles of lifelong exercisers were about the same as the muscles of the 25-year-olds." SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. 2018 GymCastic Gift Guide FURTHER READING 2019 Preview – Pac-12 Roundup 2019 Preview – SEC Roundup 2019 Preview – Alabama Crimson Tide 2019 Preview – Georgia Bulldogs 2019 Preview – LSU Tigers Things Are Happening – December 11, 2018 RELATED EPISODES 344: Shushunova vs. Silivas 1988 (Commissioned) 343: The Andrade Cup & the Dumpster Fire of Lies 342: A Quitter's Try – The CNN Parkettes Documentary (Commissioned) 341: The Call Is Coming from Inside the House 340: USAG and The Case of the Missing Documents 329: Steve Penny Arrested & Doha Worlds Preview 307: SHAME – Congressional Hearings Edition 277.5: McKayla Maroney Alleges Abuse from Nassar Episode 56: Preventing Abuse in Gymnastics 187: McKayla Maroney 319: Aly and Lynn Raisman 322: Mary Lee Tracy Truth & Reconciliation  

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
340: USAG and The Case of the Missing Documents

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2018 27:42


THIS WEEK'S This week Jessica is joined by Scott Reid from the Orange County Register. We discuss: Why All Olympia (AOGC) Mckayla Maroney and Mattie Larson's gym is closing.  Why the  U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) is moving to decertify USA Gymnastics (USAG) now.  Did USAG suddenly find the  "missing" Ranch medical documents? Whether or not the USOC is decertifying in order to force USAG into bankruptcy. What effect a USAG bankruptcy will have on the evidence gathering in the lawsuits. Will USAG really be decertified? Here's a link to his most recent article, "All Olympia agrees to pay Nassar survivor Mattie Larson $1 million" CONTEST WHAT: Norbert’s are giving away a  6' Long Sectional Beam. Model SB-402, $120 value and of course they pay shipping in the 48 continuous states. HOW: Twitter tag us and use hastag norbertsbeamgiveaway and tell us your favorite beam skill or post a GIF of it.  DEADLINE: November 12th at noon Pacific WATCH ALONG WITH US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL HERE SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy one of our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 187: McKayla Maroney 328: The US Worlds Team & CEO Dumpster Fire 327: 1993 NCAA Nationals (Commissioned) 326: The Great Individual vs. Team Debate 325: Olympics of Difference Makers (Commissioned) 324: The Jade Carey Situation & a Miss Val Book Interview Drinking Game 307: SHAME – Congressional Hearings Edition 245: Steve Penny is GONE 241: The Pittsburgh Incident    

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
322: Mary Lee Tracy Truth & Reconciliation

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Sep 19, 2018 130:19


THIS WEEK'S INTERVIEW Mary Lee Tracy (MLT) has coached two Olympic gold medalists (four Olympians total) and has had over 25 national team members. Mary Lee was recently hired as USA Gymnastics Developmental Coordinator, only to be asked to resign after survivor backlash and "contacting a survivor."  She was joined by Valorie Kondos-Field (Miss Val), UCLA head coach and advocate for culture change at USAG. This interview was conducted on September 9th 2018. We discuss:  Criticism of MLT's coaching methods, including: nutrition, weigh-ins, injuries and tone-deaf social media posts. What both coaches have done wrong in the past and understanding victim shaming.  Her thoughts on Marta Karolyi and the culture at the Ranch. Her defense of Nassar interview. If she ever stood up to Martha Karolyi or asked for changes at the Ranch. Her social media posts and comments, including Kelli Hill's response to Aly Raisman on our Facebook page.  What she has learned from talking to survivor, Amanda Jetter. Prevention of grooming behavior and why banned coach, Steve Elliot, was fired from her gym.  And some fun stuff about artistry, like Martha vetoing Lexi Priessman's floor routines over and over. FURTHER READING GYMNASTICS; Being Good Isn't Always Enough for U.S. Team OUT OF BALANCE: A Look Inside USA Gymnastics' culture of abuse USA Gymnastics changes course amid heavy criticism, asks coach who defended Nassar to resign Tracy Takes Over as Elite Development Coorindator Miss Val Time's Up USAG Miss Val Together We Rise The End of Kerry Perry The Balance Beam Situation on MLT's hiring.  Kelli Hill vs. Aly Raisman the Ranch soap metaphor.  BOOK CLUB CONTEST*: What: 5 copies of Miss Val’s book: Life is Short, Don’t Wait to Dance  Grand Prize: Book... plus a 15 minute personal phone call with Miss Val. How to Enter: Using the #DontWaitToDance on Twitter or Instagram, post a 5 second video doing your favorite UCLA floor choreography. Bonus entries: Link to the book. Enter as many times as you want.  When: Now to October 5th *Conflict of Interest Disclaimer: Jessica's husband co-authored this book. SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy one of our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 282: GymCastic Book Club – Fierce, by Aly Raisman 281.5: Aly Raisman Comes Forward As Nassar Victim 318: 2018 US Wonder Woman Nationals 277.5: McKayla Maroney Alleges Abuse from Nassar 257: The Daniels Report 241: The Pittsburgh Incident 227: Jane Doe 2 Sues Karolyis 221: Jane Doe vs. USAG Doctor 187: McKayla Maroney 163: ENOUGH 56: Preventing Abuse in Gymnastics 15: Joan Ryan Author of Little Girls in Pretty Boxes  

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
319: Aly and Lynn Raisman

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2018 92:36


THE ALY INTERVIEW Aly's experience, in her own words. On August 19th, the morning before the women's final at US Championships, Jessica had the opportunity to visit the amazing Raisman vegetable garden and spend the morning with Aly and Lynn Raisman, speaking about...well...everything—from USAG's insane official policies about abuse, to Steve Penny's shady business dealings, to what Aly really thinks about Martha. Plus, How Aly feels about being victim-shamed by coaches on social media Why she decided to come forward in a book, and getting misquoted in the media The less-than-warm welcome she received from USAG and Ron Galimore in 2017 A mysteriously canceled NBC interview  Why it's impossible to trust SafeSport How USAG treated Mattie Larson at 2010 worlds What happened at 2015 worlds, and the need to impress Martha Extreme weight pressure and the lack of dietary and medical education in US gymnastics The monetary exploitation of US Olympic gymnasts, featuring crazy Steve Penny sponsorship stories What she thinks of Rhonda Faehn's role and responsibility Solutions - what needs to happen to make US gymnastics safe and healthy before we can move forward LINKS 2013 NBC Interview at American Cup in Worchester, MA Boston Globe: Forster said he wants gymnasts to feel they can voice complaints without fear of retaliation.“Some of the fear — I don’t know if it was real, but it was certainly perceived, and we want to change that,” he said. In May, the Indianapolis Star reported that a USAG lawyer and Ron Galimore helped Larry Nassar provide a cover story rather than tell the truth about being suspended from USAG for sexual abuse. Aly's speech at the 2017 USAG Hall of Fame Induction International Gymnastics Camp’s booth at 2017 USAG Congress “Alliance for Accountability” USAG Sexual Abuse Reporting History and Changes USAG III. PROFESSIONAL MEMBER BEHAVIOR POLICY (unknown date) C. Such above described behavior will be penalized as follows: 1. First Offense: Verbal warning will be issued by the Meet Referee/Technical Director and/or designated representative of USA Gymnastics. 2. Second Offense: Withdrawal of floor credential, necessitating ejection from the competitive floor area (or possibly the entire competitive arena) USAG Policies 2015 B. Enforcement of Code USAG Bylaws 2013 10.02 Filing a Complaint Get Trained: Darkness to Light Flip The Switch free online training Get Help: Darkness To Light SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 282: GymCastic Book Club – Fierce, by Aly Raisman 281.5: Aly Raisman Comes Forward As Nassar Victim 318: 2018 US Wonder Woman Nationals 277.5: McKayla Maroney Alleges Abuse from Nassar 257: The Daniels Report 241: The Pittsburgh Incident 227: Jane Doe 2 Sues Karolyis 221: Jane Doe vs. USAG Doctor 187: McKayla Maroney 163: ENOUGH 56: Preventing Abuse in Gymnastics 15: Joan Ryan Author of Little Girls in Pretty Boxes  

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
311: Tom Forster Is the New Martha

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jul 4, 2018 49:44


GYMTERNET NEWS A mini bonus episode this week in which we discuss the latest urgent, somewhat crazy USAG developments that can't wait another moment! Thoughts on the Kerry Perry WE HAVE GREAT INSURANCE keynote from last week's episode (HOLLA Iowa Gym Nest!) and the part that...doesn't really add up? Tom Forster is the new High-Performance Team Coordinator for the US women Who is Tom Forster? Initial reactions to the announcement (like "phew" and "hrmm") The positive tone he's attempting to strike What the elite coaches think about the move How does someone who has been involved with USAG for decades convince the public that he can make change? The changes we would like to see made to the camp system (they are many and extensive) Why aren't the 2008 Olympic teams getting the traditional 10-year reunion at nationals? The "Cowboy Hat Indictments" coming out of Texas Nassar and van Horn are indicted We revisit Debbie van Horn's role Martha seems totally off the hook. Why? SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 310: Suspension and Sabotage 309: Perfect Form – The O'Beirne Code (Commissioned) 308: 2004 Olympic All-Around Final (Commissioned) 307: SHAME – Congressional Hearings Edition 306: Gymnastics Fails (Commissioned) 305: Kerry Perry Lights Dumpster Fire 301: Peng Gets a 20, Martha Gets a Zero 298: Geddert and Karolyis Rage-O-Meter Special 296: Komova in Stuttgart, NCAA Crack, and the Ranch Incident 293: EXCLUSIVE Inside Elite Verification with Rhonda Faehn 287: Simone and Maggie Too 282: GymCastic Book Club – Fierce, by Aly Raisman 281.5: Aly Raisman Comes Forward As Nassar Victim 277.5: McKayla Maroney Alleges Abuse from Nassar 187: McKayla Maroney  

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
310: Suspension and Sabotage

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 27, 2018 151:38


IN THE NEWS To listen to audio recording of Kerry Perry's keynote address with Q&A's from Region 4 Congress go to timestamp 1:40:00 Alex Naddour has been added to the USAG list of Suspended Members (1:50) Bylaws 9.3 and 10.5 What we know from the OC Register What we make of the timing and Naddour's response Our current multitude of frustrations with USAG Brazilian Nationals SABOTAGE! (17:35) Guys. You guys. Someone cut the power lines to the venue before the second day of Brazilian Nationals so that the rest of the competition had to be canceled. We have conspiracy theories. They're excellent. National Team Coordinator (28:13) Jessica has the latest on the search for a new NTC, and it's slightly horrifying. What happened when Kerry Perry gave the keynote address at Region 4 Congress (35:02) Gymternet Things (53:46)  Larisa Iordache: 50% chance to continue with gymnastics  Laurie Hernandez to Gym-Max Marcia Frederick is suing USAG, USOC, Richard Carlson, and Muriel Grossfeld USAG appoints new Board of Directors MEET NEWS (1:07:38) Junior Pan Ams Some actual gymnastics! Team selection drama and temperature drama steal the show Guimaraes World Cup Maisie and Manrique dominate Jorge Vega Lopez has a new, terrible nickname Yeo Seojong does a handspring front double full! Guess who's back this week! It's Riley McCusker, Eythora Thorsdottir, and Sophie Scheder! News roundup Eddie Penev and Sam Mikulak are working a 1.6 pass on floor — back 2.5 + front 2/1 + double front Jessica wants Spencer to guess how much Oleg makes and Spencer is no fun at all and the worst about it Khorkina is a coach for the Russian speed skating team. Because sure. Why would that be weird? Rhys McClenaghan has been left with no choice but to get his Vera Caslavska on and train outside like a folk hero Full Audio Recording of Kerry Perry's Keynote Address/Q&A from Region 4 Congress (1:40:00) Regional SafeSport directors, decentralized approach for policy interpretation (1:49:11) Daniels Report 80% implemented (1:56:47) Investigations "we need to know, what are the facts" (1:58:57) How will USAG pay for settlements and remain financially viable? (2:18:20) Chief Legal Officer, Chris Tebo discusses insurance coverage and filing  declaratory judgment action for defense costs. INTERNATIONAL HANDSTAND DAY CONTEST Congratulations to our winners! Jeannie Weir - Leaning Tower of Pisa Handstand Christine Traversa - Singing Handstand! Emily Hewitt - Baby's first handstand SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 309: Perfect Form – The O'Beirne Code 308: 2004 Olympic All-Around Final (Commissioned) 307: SHAME – Congressional Hearings Edition 306: Gymnastics Fails (Commissioned) 305: Kerry Perry Lights Dumpster Fire 304: The GymCastic Olympics (Commissioned) 302: St. Louis live show with Kennedy Baker! 287: Simone and Maggie Too 282: GymCastic Book Club – Fierce, by Aly Raisman 281.5: Aly Raisman Comes Forward As Nassar Victim 277.5: McKayla Maroney Alleges Abuse from Nassar 187: McKayla Maroney  

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
307: SHAME Congressional Hearings Edition

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Jun 6, 2018 104:18


DUMPSTER FIRE NEWS Steve Penny, Rhonda Faehn, and former MSU president Lou Anna Simon appeared in front of the Senate. You can check out the searchable transcript of the hearing, Rhonda Faehn's opening statement and submitted documents, and "Martha's" written statement.  Steve Penny takes the 5th a hundred million times and then hobbles out (SHAME!), but it doesn't really matter because now we have the emails  What we learned from Rhonda Faehn's answers and submitted documents 15 people within USAG knew about Nassar (IndyStar) Who the eff is Amy White and where does she fit into the medical records moving/destroying allegations? Sarah Jantzi's submission clarifies the timeline, and the timeline is BAD for Steve Penny How everyone was kept in the dark about Fran "Some Random Lady" Sepler The very telling texts between Rhonda and Gina Nichols Rhonda was never interviewed for the Daniels report, for the FBI, for any other internal USAG investigation, or for the INDEPENDENT ROPES & GRAY report. Wait...what? Lou Anna Simon can't figure out how to turn on the mic after 150 tries and it perfectly summarizes everything about her statements.  A ghost named Martha Karolyi She did not appear because of medical reasons. YOU GUYS. We laugh about how she clearly wrote 0 words of her written statement and has the gall suddenly to recommend athlete chaperones. Important ideas about the USOC charter Plus... Kerry Perry, the interim president of the USOC, and other representatives of NGBs appeared in front of the House, and it was terrible. We talk about how terrible it was. WTF is the Athlete Task Force, and did Perry lie to Congress about it? We have a statement from USAG. Why has Ron Galimore escaped consequences, especially after the Nassar-cover-story report (IndyStar), remaining COO of USAG and on the FIG executive board. We have a statement from the FIG below. It's not good. FIG Statment on Ron Galimore: "The FIG cannot specifically comment on the article or its contents, insofar as the allegations deal with events that took place nearly three years ago at a time when Mr. Galimore was not an FIG member. All events which occurred during the summer 2015 fall within the scope of an ongoing investigation; one mandated by the US Olympic Committee. This investigation, which is in progress at this time, is being undertaken by the independent law firm of Ropes & Gray. USA Gymnastics is cooperating fully with the investigators. It is our sincere hope, that when the investigation concludes, that all the facts relevant to not only the recent article, but the entire matter at issue will be fully brought to light by this investigation." USAG is "reorganizing" its board, and the FIG is being sued. Whoopsie! Some far-too-late resolution (OCRegister) in the Marcia Frederick case. MEET NEWS We have actual gymnastics to talk about as well! Osijek (full broadcast)  Varinska dominates, winning UB, BB, and FX golds. We swoon about her bars. Sighs for our cursed darling Zubova in the beam final. Yamilet Peña's vault...whaaaaaat was it? Koper Steingruber pulls out an awesome rudi to win vault, shocking exactly one person DR. EPKE IS HERE Oliver Hegi and his coach really wanted to be in our Gymnastics Fails episode Ellie Black and Shallon Olsen dominate Canadian Nationals, and Brooklyn Moors brings the necessary amount of comedy. Plus a round-up of major stories from other national championships, including NINA'S BARS. The American Classic and Hopes Classic are coming to a Utah near you. FUN STUFF An important Bart Deurloo nut-injury update from BART HIMSELF Gymnastics Greatest Stars is on YouTube! Nastia did INVERTS on Ninja Warrior SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 306: Gymnastics Fails (Commissioned) 305: Kerry Perry Lights Dumpster Fire 304: The GymCastic Olympics (Commissioned) 302: St. Louis live show with Kennedy Baker! 301: Peng Gets a 20, Martha Gets a Zero 298: Geddert and Karolyis Rage-O-Meter Special 296: Komova in Stuttgart, NCAA Crack, and the Ranch Incident 293: EXCLUSIVE Inside Elite Verification with Rhonda Faehn 287: Simone and Maggie Too 282: GymCastic Book Club – Fierce, by Aly Raisman 281.5: Aly Raisman Comes Forward As Nassar Victim 277.5: McKayla Maroney Alleges Abuse from Nassar 187: McKayla Maroney  

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
305: Kerry Perry Lights Dumpster Fire

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 22, 2018 96:56


USAG DUMPSTER FIRE NEWS Last week, Kerry Perry laid off a number of USAG employees, including Senior Vice President Rhonda Faehn in the middle of the only national team camp of the year. We dedicate this episode to Scott Bregman, savior of  the gymternet, champion of transparency and live streams who was laid off this week as well.  Watch Kerry Perry testify before Congress on May 23rd and 10am Eastern here A blow-by-blow of everything that went down—and why it was carried out so terribly We break down the argument against Rhonda, the argument for Rhonda, everything in between, the inconsistencies that abound, and the questions we still have LISTEN—Episode 293: Inside Elite Verification with Rhonda Faehn What would you have done in Rhonda's position? What was with the timing of this move, and why it's so revealing Why the athletes felt they had no choice but to turn to social media Why we feel Kerry Perry has failed in her most important job What we know and still don't know about the Nassar timeline GYMTERNET NEWS (1:07:26) Better news: Survivors will receive the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs on July 18 Worse news: Aliya has a minor meniscus injury and will miss Osijek Chinese Nationals - featuring Luo Huan's gorgeous toe point, Chen Yile's world-leading beam score, Liu Jinru's terrifying opening pass, the epic return of the Tingting, and the surprising reappearance of Shang Chunsong with a round off tuck full.  NHK Trophy - Mai dominates everyone as usual, Kohei regains his throne, and we hold an intervention for Sae Miyakawa's floor US upgrades - When in doubt, upgrade. Leanne Wong has an Amanar, Olivia Dunne has a Moors, and TRINITY might not be real.  SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES 304: The GymCastic Olympics (Commissioned) 303: Pac Rims and Mustafina's Return! 302: St. Louis live show with Kennedy Baker! 301: Peng Gets a 20, Martha Gets a Zero 298: Geddert and Karolyis Rage-O-Meter Special 296: Komova in Stuttgart, NCAA Crack, and the Ranch Incident 293: EXCLUSIVE Inside Elite Verification with Rhonda Faehn 287: Simone and Maggie Too 282: GymCastic Book Club – Fierce, by Aly Raisman 281.5: Aly Raisman Comes Forward As Nassar Victim 277.5: McKayla Maroney Alleges Abuse from Nassar 187: McKayla Maroney  

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast
303: Pac Rims and Mustafina's Return!

GymCastic: The Gymnastics Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2018 132:35


MEET NEWS This week, we are joined by Luba from Gymnovosti (become a patron of Gymnovosti on Patreon here) to tell us all about the Mustafina Championship. We mean Russian Championship (7:00).  But....MUSTAFINA IS BACK! And she finished 4th! And gave a fantastic interview that every gymnast and coach should read: "Pregnancy was my vacation." Do Mustafina and Komova look on track for Euros and worlds teams this year? Is Angelina Melnikova...like...consistent now?!?!?!? How did Irina Alexeeva do in her Russian debut? How did the Russians commentators react to her Americanness? Plus: Nabieva is coming out of not-retirement to be officially not retired, tears for Seda, Abliazin's Olympic strategy, obligatory Oleg Stepko drama, and the Russian commentators are even worse than Al Trautwig with some Rage-o-Meter-worthy things to say about Simone.  Plus, the Pacific Rim Championship (44:31) —because if you're not on the Pacific, you can't sit with us, unless you're Argentina or Cuba.  Jessica says the words "suns out, buns out" Morgan Hurd's terrifying beam dismount to her head Our initial thoughts and fears How does Jessica "Concussion Test" O'Beirne feel about Morgan being allowed to compete floor right afterward? The positives we take from the whole situation CUBA THINGS That Sunisa Lee beam save! We break it down in detail. Spencer is obsessed with Canadian junior Zoe Allaire-Bourgie and gets a little CAPS LOCK about what the US elites could learn from her Sam Mikulak hit all six events. In the same meet. And recorded the highest AA score in the world this year. We're living in a brand new age. Lee Chih Kai does pommel horse for people who hate pommel horse A deep dissection of the Sam Mikulak/Asher Hong dynamic, and why Asher Hong will one day rule us all.  GYMTERNET NEWS (1:24:56) Aly and Rhonda Aly names Rhonda Faehn as someone to whom she reported abuse but we already knew that Rhonda knew in June 2015 so we are kinda like *head scratch*   We discuss what we still don't know about the situation, where you draw the line in terms of retribution, whether there should be different categories of culpability, and where we currently stand on decertification and burning things to the ground Sabrina Vega is suing the Karolyis and USAG The Karolyis are suing USAG over the failed ranch sale YOU GET A LAWSUIT, and YOU GET A LAWSUIT, and YOU GET A LAWSUIT Looks like someone couldn't keep her lies straight...... Kerry Perry will have to testify before the House on May 23. How many times will she say "empowered"? Ho the Nassar crimes are playing in the Russian gymnastics community (spoiler alert: it's not great), and we discuss the awful way Olga Korbut is being treated after publicly accusing her coach of rape. At least 42 gymnasts were abused by Brazilian coach Fernando de Carvalho Lopes. Among them, Petrix Barbosa. Jessica and Uncle Tim went to The Foundation for Global Sports Development Humanitarian Awards and learned about their $1 million grant to Child USA to partner with survivors for athlete sexual abuse prevention training. GASP: Kohei didn’t win Japanese nationals. And neither did Kenzo. Kakeru Tanigawa is the new All-Japan all-around champion for 2018, breaking Kohei’s 10-year winning streak. Depressing German injury news NCAA awards, firings, and FAREWELL TTYs! SUPPORT THE SHOW Join Club Gym Nerd here. Buy our awesome clothing and gifts here. RELATED EPISODES Episode 302 VIDEO: St. Louis live show with Kennedy Baker! 301: Peng Gets a 20, Martha Gets a Zero 300: Jesolo and Tokyo for the Brave 300 299: When Sabrina and Rhys Became Legends 298: Geddert and Karolyis Rage-O-Meter Special 297: The Jig of Victory 296: Komova in Stuttgart, NCAA Crack, and the Ranch Incident 295: Elvire Teza and Cecile Canqueteau-Landi 294: American Cup 2018 293: EXCLUSIVE Inside Elite Verification 287: Simone and Maggie Too 282: GymCastic Book Club – Fierce, by Aly Raisman 281.5: Aly Raisman Comes Forward As Nassar Victim 277.5: McKayla Maroney Alleges Abuse from Nassar 187: McKayla Maroney