Monday, January 25, 2021

INTELLIGENT CONVERSATION

Van Hollen takes a deep dive on affordable health care

AUDIO VAULT

Jeff Mohler and Nestor debate merits of a long term contract for Lamar Jackson this offseason

Jeff Mohler and Nestor debate merits of a long term contract for Lamar Jackson this offseason

Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson says efficiency of vaccine process is essential for health of our state

Maryland Senate President Bill Ferguson says efficiency of vaccine process is essential for health of our state

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott discusses COVID, restaurants reopening and tragic death of Dante Barksdale

Baltimore Mayor Brandon Scott discusses COVID, restaurants reopening and tragic death of Dante Barksdale

Fred and Danny Grau join Nestor to discuss Super Plunging in Fallston for Special Olympics

Fred and Danny Grau join Nestor to discuss Super Plunging in Fallston for Special Olympics

Luke Jones joins Nestor to look ahead at long Ravens offseason

Luke Jones joins Nestor to look ahead at long Ravens offseason after Buffalo loss

In our continuing effort to discuss ways to improve life in Baltimore, once again we’ve found the road to prosperity in the Charm City still goes through Washington, D.C. and major decisions being made – or not made – in Congress. Our guest this week has been heavily involved in many debates recently involving Elijah Cummings and the President of The United States about our community.

In the wake of more gun violence in America, our Maryland Senator Chris Van Hollen joined us for a spirited conversation about guns, America and the fractured state of Congress in a world of Trump. This is the first of a three-part chat that meandered into every aspect of our daily lives and how our local representatives in D.C. are struggling to create the changes that citizens want and deserve.

In this second episode, the conversation turned to health care, our government’s role and cost.

We dove in on a variety of topics over a long hour that we hope you’ll listen to and react.

Our #BaltimorePositive schedule has picked up and our calendar is getting full. Please join us soon:

THURSDAY, AUGUST 15 (new guest): David Hornbeck will discuss a life in education and helping children with us at Faidley’s in Lexington Market at 11am

THURSDAY, AUGUST 22: U.S. Senator Ben Cardin joins us at State Fare in Catonsville at 9am for a breakfast chat

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29: Legendary sports agent Ron Shapiro joins us for a crab cake at Faidley’s in Lexington Market at 11 a.m. (We will show him how to pick a crab, “Catonsville style”)

FRIDAY, AUGUST 30: Former NAACP President Ben Jealous at State Fare in Catonsville at 9am for a breakfast chat

THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 (new date): Reverend Al Hathaway will join us for a crab cake at Faidley’s at Lexington Market at 11 a.m. (We will show him how to pick a crab, “Catonsville” style”)

We want to thank all of our sponsors, supporters and friends who have allowed this Baltimore Positive platform and movement to become part of your lives and routine. And thank you for sharing our conversations with your community and world!

We also want to recognize the partnership at Center Maryland the Building Equity: Education Equity And Affordable Housing Conference for their support in being Baltimore Positive!

Hope to see you around Baltimore soon…

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Is this the right time to ink Lamar Jackson long term?

Local realtor extraordinaire Jeff Mohler joins Nestor for an old-school Section 513 debate regarding the merits of a long-term contract for Lamar Jackson this offseason. We also discuss the peculiar red hot real estate market during the pandemic.

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