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Over the weekend, a young girls life was saved via the miracle of a heart transplant. No matter what else happens today or yesterday, it’s important to understand that Organ Donations save lives and make it possible to literally have life, from death. It’s a sad day when someone loses their life, particularly a young person. But how many others can be saved or have their lives improved? That’s is what DONATE LIFE is all about.

After a weekend of contemplating Umpqua, what – if anything – have we learned? For certain we’ve learned that politicizing an issue means that everybody is pretty much guided by emotion and not logic. Rich Paloma joins Dave to talk about California’s SB 707, which would ban even CCW carry on a school grounds.

Mental Health issues are most certainly a key element of the violence, so why aren’t we doing more about getting better and quicker treatment for people with those issues? Is it ignorance or an unwillingness to even discuss the issues?

Colin Kapernick is having some serious struggles this season – struggles that Dave both predicted and worried about years ago. He has the tools, what is missing is the Teams commitment to helping him develope those tools into what he could be – a top flight NFL quarterback.

Bonus – The Story Dave wanted to open the show with but turned out to be satire. Alas…

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About Dave

Talk Show host, lifelong Baseball and Star Trek fan, US Navy Submariner and Fire Control Technician (Ballistic Missile) 1st Class Petty Officer (Submarine Qualified), Dave is married with four daughters, one son, two sons-in-law and two grandchildren plus one on the way. He resides quietly in Manteca, CA, where he records his podcast, Plausibly Live, three days a week. He also writes for several other blogs and as a "Stay at home Dad" plays a lot of games with his son. Dave loves books, history and is learning to weld and drive a forklift. Just for fun. Dave is also a Life Member of the Disabled American Veterans and a Member of the US Submarine Veterans.

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