Houston's Morning News 5-8am with Jimmy Barrett & Shara Fryer
April 16, 2018•128 min
Jimmy Barrett and Shara Fryer take you through the stories that matter on the morning of 4/16/2018, including: A Wisconsin man named Derek Henze has begun mentoring young males through the creation of a "Gentlemen 101" class. Henze uses the class to teach high school boys how to act at prom, including how to dress appropriately, how to treat a lady respectfully, how to interact with her parents, and in general, how to greet and mingle with others in a civilized manner. The class has garnered attention and support from a number of venues, including local businessmen who have offered to foot the bill for the classes, as well as local women, who have begun discussing the possibility of offering a similar class for young ladies. Modern-day charm schools teach self-esteem, confidence and polite behavior at a time in which incivility seems to be on the rise; CBS drama ‘The Good Fight’ fantasizes about impeaching Trump. The CBS All Access drama, with the omnipresent Margo Martindale (“The Americans,” “Sneaky Pete”) guest-starring as Ruth Eastman, a Democratic political operative with a top-secret pitch for Reddick, Boseman and Lockhart. In the clip above, Ruth warns Diane and company that they can take notes at this meeting… but they’ll be destroyed afterwards. The reason for all the secrecy: Ruth says the Democrats are planning to win back control of Congress in November, and “if that’s the case, we want to be ready to impeach President Trump.”; The United States is quickly turning "cashless," buying most things from automobiles to hamburgers via bank loans and credit cards. Days ago, liberal Democrat and New York State comptroller Thomas J. DiNapoli sent out a letter to institutions that control our credit cards – Visa, MasterCard, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Wells Fargo, American Express, Discover Financial Services, and others -- suggesting these companies look into implementing ways to block credit card purchases of firearms, ammunition, and gun accessories; Parents in the US cannot get rid of their kids. The share of young adults in their late 20s living with their parents is the highest it’s been in 75 years. According to a recent study by the Pew Research Center, 33% of 25-29 year olds lived with their parents or grandparents in 2016. This is almost three times as many as in 1970.