Social Dilemma

Social Dilemma

Afternoons with Sly on 101.5 IBA-fm live and on iHeartRadio at wibafm.com/listen

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August 26, 2021 16 min
Today's Social Dilemma, it is 2021, the people ignoring doctors and scientists about taking the Covid vaccine are rushing out to animal feed stores to buy a horse de-worming drug to treat or prevent covid 19. Calls to poison control centers are reporting a 40% increase of people calling after they took this drug, Ivermectin, which is ment for large animals. Do you have any sympathy for people who get sick because they believe ...
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Today's Social Dilemma, a 2021 Corvette owner took his car to his dealership to be repaired. When the car's owner got his vehicle back he checked the performance data recorder, it captured the test drive the mechanic took with the man's new Corvette. The mechanic had takin it out on a joyride where he went 148 mph. The mechanic was actually street racing a Dodge Charger in heavy street traffic. When the owner complaine...
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Today's Social Dilemma, I got a new cellphone over the weekend. I didn't even think that I had to worry about whether it had a head phone jack. It didn't, Samsung has followed Apple and dropped the feature. I posted my situation on Facebook, of course people mocked me for being old school. I hate Bluetooth anything. Shouldn't cell phones come with headphone Jack's?
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Today's Social Dilemma, happy Friday the 13th. Name a movie that other people love that you find so awful, it is scary! To me, the Sound of Music is truly cringe worthy, musicals are incredibly annoying and this movie, (which my parents made me see)was one of the worst part of my childhood.
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Today's Social Dilemma, it has been a wild week for tornadoes in Wisconsin and the upper midwest. The coverage on TV has been extensive. It used to be, I would ignore it and not worry about tornadoes, I would even mock all the attention given to the weather. Now, I watch all of it and get pretty nervous about the potential of getting harmed by the storms. How about you, does this weather frighten you?
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August 14, 2021 15 min
Today's Social Dilemma, Healthcare workers who who oppose their employer's mandatory vaccination policy rallied at the State Capitol yesterday. They compared the mandate to tyranny and genocide. Boston's Mayor recently compared mandates to slavery. What do you think of these comparisons and how would you react if your employer told you you had to be vaccinated?
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August 14, 2021 16 min
Today's Social Dilemma, the new bipartisan Infrastructure bill has provions that will mandate automakers build alcohol detection devices into cars. The HALT act will make it mandatory that cars have alcohol detection devices in cars to prevent the driver from starting the vehicle if alcohol is detected. The legislation also requires monitoring devices in cars to catch the drivers lane performance and eye movements. Is this an i...
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August 14, 2021 15 min
Today's Social Dilemma, a flight crew had to literally duct tape an unruly 22 year old male passenger to his seat last week. The man allegedly groped two female flight attendants and then punched a third in the face mid air on a Frontier flight from Philadelphia to Miami. Initially, the airline suspended the the flight crew, saying they didn't follow protocol. Now they are backtracking saying they support their actions. Wha...
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Today's Social Dilemma, a Missouri man's three step daughters surprised their dad recently by buying him a classic car. When Daniel Ipock got married, he sold his prized 1966 yellow Mustang to support his new family. His kids bought him his car back and repaid him for being a great Dad. Is there a car in your past that you had to sell that you would love to have back?
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August 9, 2021 14 min
Today's Social Dilemma, 9 year old twins, a boy and a girl from Ames Iowa were selling lemonade outside their house the other day when a car pulled up and someone grabbed their money jar. The police found out and showed up with other city workers and bought a mass amount of lemonade so they could replenish the money lost. What is the lesson to this story? If someone did this to your kids, and you found out who did it, what wou...
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August 9, 2021 16 min
Today's Social Dilemma, all over the country, there are shortages of restaurant workers. Therefore, service has slowed down and many customers are not happy. In some cases they are responding by being very rude and disrespectful to the underpaid over worked wait staff. Have you noticed slower service and angry customers? If you saw a fellow customer treating workers poorly would you you intervene or are people justified in the...
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August 4, 2021 17 min
Today's Social Dilemma, a group of Madison Bicycle activists held a rally over the weekend. Their goal is to get to zero deaths on Madison streets from traffic accidents by 2030. They also say using the police for traffic enforcement creates disparity so the only way to solve the problem is to redesign our streets. What do you think of their approach to public safety on our roads?
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Today's Social Dilemma, bacon could soon disappear in California. In 2018, voters passed a referendum that requires farmers to give pigs, chickens and others more room to graze. Pork producers in Iowa, where most of California's bacon comes from is having a tough time meeting the state's new law. How much do you care about livestock's ability to roam around?
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Today's Social Dilemma , the Madison planning commission temporarily halted a 40 million dollar development project that would have caused the demolition of the Wonder bar. That building has quiet the history, including being a mob hangout in the 1930's. Is it important to save old buildings with historical significance and character or is development more important?
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Today's Social Dilemma, with the music festival Lollapalooza happening in Chicago this weekend, with great bands like Journey and the Foo Fighters headlining the event, I thought it would be a good time to ask you the best music festival or multi act music show you ever attended was?
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July 29, 2021 16 min
Today's Social Dilemma, Eric Clapton has announced that he will not play any concert where proof of vaccination is required for ticket holders. Meanwhile, the Foo Fighters have gotten blow back because their shows require proof of vaccination. Who is showing more concern for their fans, Clapton or the Foo Fighters?
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July 29, 2021 14 min
Today's Social Dilemma, the Caledonia police were accused of planting evidence in a Facebook post that went viral a couple days ago. The short clip posted by the man pulled over shows an officer tossing a plastic baggy into the suspect's car. People immediately started accusing the police of planting evidence on a suspect including George Floyd's family attorney Benjamin Crump. It turns out the Caledonia police have bod...
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July 29, 2021 14 min
Today's Social Dilemma, after 106 years, the Cleveland Indians are changing their name to the Guardians. What do you think about teams changing their names and what team in professional sports do you think has the best name?
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Today's Social Dilemma, I went out for Ice Cream the other day, I spotted this option on the menu at a place that serves daily products. I posted the photo on my personal Facebook page jokingly saying we should ban these so called ' Vegan Shakes' in Wisconsin. Would you ever try a vegan shake? Isn't a little insulting to serve this in America's Dairyland?
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July 26, 2021 14 min
Today's Social Dilemma, a Madison bus driver was actually facing potential punishment after being attacked for enforcing the city's mask policy on a Madison Metro bus. The two suspects beat the bus driver, he hit the alert button on the bus but it was too late. He fought back to save himself, the city said he wasn't supposed to have any physical contact with his attackers. What are bus drivers supposed to do?
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