Kevin Miller Show 12/11/19
Kevin Miller looks at the loss of privacy while covering the Senate hearing on the Inspector General's report on the FBI's investigation of the Trump Campaign. Kevin Miller takes calls from listeners reacting to his coverage. Kevin Miller looks at a controversial pick by a major publication. Time announced Wednesday that Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg is the magazine's 2019 Person of the Year. At just 16-years-old, she is also the youngest person to ever receive the title, according to editor-in-chief Edward Felsenthal. Thunberg inspired millions of students to take part in a series of global strikes to protest for climate justice and addressed world leaders at September's UN Climate action summit. Felsenthal says Thunberg "represents a broader generational shift in the culture," as part of the reason for her selection, adding, "She embodies youth activism." Kevin Miller is bombarded by folks believing that others were more deserving of the person of the year from Time Magazine. Kevin Miller reviews another fight between two of the three branches of government. In a ruling issued yesterday, a federal judge put the brakes on the White House's attempt to transfer $3.6 billion in military construction funds to build a wall down on the U.S.-Mexico border.U.S. District Court Judge David Briones issued a permanent injunction that prohibits the current administration from using the funds for border barriers. Washington has vowed to build at least 450 miles of wall along the border by November 2020 and has argued it would deter illegal border crossings.