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Saturday Morning Live for Apr. 8, 2017

Host Kris Halterman continues the interview with Dr. Robert (Bob) Patton, on Dr. Patton’s  Q1 2017 fiscal analysis of the nation. How did the U.S. economy fare in Q1 2017? Where are the growth potentials with a divided nation? Are we a divided nation, and if so why? Suggestions for the average citizen in planning for their household budget, retirement, and future?

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Q1 2017 State of the Nation – Dr. Robert Patton

If you are from Whatcom County, or have been a frequent listener to Saturday Morning Live on KGMI/790 AM, likely you know a little about Dr. Robert (Bob) Patton. Dr. Patton is a financial adviser and puts out a quarterly financial report that he shares with the public. The first quarter for 2017 is already in and the results have some stunning numbers along with a strong dose of reality for the American public to digest. The links below will familiarize those of you who do not know Dr. Patton’s credentials, his financial report on the U.S. Economy for the first quarter of 2017, and how the nation voted for change in America. Enjoy Dr. Patton’s fiscal analysis of Q1-2017 and his wise words for all of us to take heed to.   

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Saturday Morning Live for Mar. 25, 2017

First Segment: Dr. Roger Stark, Health Care Policy Analyst for the Washington Policy Center, will weigh-in on the Repeal and Replace of Obamacare. The AHCA bill has been pulled? What does that mean to health insurance premiums, health care consumers, businesses, and the future of health care in America? Remainder of the Program: Host Kris Halterman will interview City of Bellingham Mayor, Kelli Linville and Exec. Dir. of the Lighthouse Mission Ministries, Hans Erchinger-Davis, on the proposed expansion of the Mission’s, Drop-In-Center. The City of Bellingham and the Mission have put together an agreement. What is that agreement and will it help reduce homelessness in Bellingham?  

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Saturday Morning Live for Apr. 23, 2016

Host Kris Halterman interviews Host Kris Halterman interviews Washington State Rep. Elizabeth Scott, 39th Dist. (R) as she seeks to win the seat for U.S. Congressional, District 1. Learn about Elizabeth, who she is and her goals to make Washington State great.     

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Saturday Morning Live for Mar. 5, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview Sibyl Bogardus, of Hub International about being tax compliant with the Affordable Care Act. The tax man is headed your way, are you ready? Learn what tax reporting is required by the IRS for businesses who employ 50 or more full time employees (FTE) in 2015, and going forward. What do you need to know and prepare for to pass an IRS audit?   

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Saturday Morning Live for Feb. 27, 2016

Host Kris Halterman will interview Ray Baribeau on what’s happening in Whatcom County to help provide real help to those with mental health issues. (Ray Baribeau has dedicated a great deal of his life’s work to help the mentally ill, and many other debilitating human conditions…Whatcom County is very fortunate to have Ray working for us on these issues.)       SOLD: The Human Trafficking Experience Bellingham Covenant Church / 1530 E Bakerview Rd / Bellingham, WA Directions / Ctkhope4justice@gmail.com Friday                    Mar. 4th, 8 AM – 8 PM Saturday              Mar. 5th, 8 AM – 8 PM Sunday                 Mar. 6th, 12 PM – 8 PM Monday               Mar. 7th, 8 AM – 8 PM Much more than just an exhibit, SOLD is a multi-sensory experience that will educate you on the shocking reality of human trafficking, both locally and globally. Participants will be immersed into the lives of victims in nine different parts of the world. SOLD challenges participants to respond to human trafficking with justice, mercy, and humility.

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After the Climate Party is Over…

Binding climate treaty now voluntary mush But Obama still wants to send US energy use and living standards backward ~ Paul Driessen and Roger Bezdek Paris climate talks became frenzied, as delegates desperately tried to salvage an agreement beyond empty promises to do something sometime about what President Obama insists is the gravest threat to our planet, national security and future generations. Determined for once to lead from upfront, he took a 500-person greenhouse gas-spewing entourage to the City of Light, to call for preventing increasing droughts, floods, storms, island-swallowing rising acidic ocean levels, and other disasters conjured up by alarmist computer models. Legally binding carbon dioxide emission targets were too contentious to pursue. So was modifying “differentiated responsibilities,” the notion that countries which historically caused the recent atmospheric carbon dioxide build-up must lead in cutting their emissions, while helping developing countries eventually do likewise, by pouring trillions of dollars in cash and free technology into the Green Climate Fund for supposed adaptation and compensation. Developing countries had insisted on that massive wealth redistribution as their price for signing any binding document. Although China now emits far more CO2 and other greenhouse gases (GHG) than the USA or EU, it refused …

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Saturday Morning Live for Aug. 1, 2015

Host Kris Halterman will be interviewing Rep. Elizabeth Scott (R) 39th District, Position 2, on the recent petition to investigate Planned Parenthood for unlawful sale and profiteering from the sale of Human Fetal Tissue. Rep. Scott will give us an update on many things of interest that are happening in Olympia, as well as her preparation to run for the District 1, Congressional seat for the State of Washington.     

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Saturday Morning Live for May 9, 2015

Host Kris Halterman interviews Dr. Roger Stark, of the Washington Policy Center. How are things progressing, or regressing with regards to health care and health insurance in our state?  

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Saturday Morning Live for Dec 6, 2014

Host Kris Halterman will interview Doug Thomas, President and CEO of Bellingham Cold Storage about their journey to provide affordable, sustainable and quality health insurance to their employees. Joining the conversation is former County Councilman, current President of the Whatcom Business Alliance and Editor of the Business Pulse magazine, is Tony Larson. The Whatcom Business Alliance is offering an effective and affordable (?) health insurance plan for their mid-sized business members, with the goal to make this program available to their small businesses members. The discussion will take in: Self-Insurance – what is it and who qualifies? MiCare – what is MiCare and how does it work? The Whatcom Business Alliance’s newly unveiled health insurance program.   

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