The Mandy Connell Podcast

The Mandy Connell Podcast

Mandy Connell brings her intelligence and wit to explaining US politics as a whole and our pop culture in general.... Show More
June 23, 2020 103 min
Mandy USED to have sympathy for the players of MLB, but since they are arguing with owners so much the season will be only 60 games. In Minneapolis, 111 people have been shot – since May. Jimmy Kimmel has a problem with blackface and there’s calls for him to be cancelled. There’s more calls for Ivy League schools to be renamed and all depictions of Anglo Saxon Jesus. NASA is sending a helicopter to Mars.

Hillsdale College responds to calls for alumni to issue statements about Black Lives Matter. A female black graduate addresses those wanting a statement. She explains how Hillsdale has always taken action to provide equality and doesn't need to provide another meaningless statement.

Denver Mayor Michael Hancock joins the show to discuss the calls to defund the police, the recent fireworks downtown, and Denver Public Schools’ decision to remove school resource officers.
Deputy Chief Harry Glidden from the Aurora Police Department discusses the changes in their work since Gov. Jared Polis signed reform bills.
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