Charlie Brennan: A-B Boycott, Wild Horses, Head Injuries & Mary Poppins

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Pulitzer Prize winning New York Times columnist Nick Kristof targeted Anheuser-Busch InBev in his column over the weekend calling for a boycott of the brewery and especially of Budweiser. Kristof blames A-B in particular for the spread of alcoholism among native Americans. Charlie Brennan was advised to speak with attorney Thomas M. White of White & Jorgensen out of Nebraska to discuss the issue.

Chesterfield will soon have a Community Investment District (CID) for a couple new outlet malls. Therefore, there will be a special tax for these stores. Chesterfield resident Phil Lamb is against this plan and joins Charlie to explain why.

Should slaughterhouses for horses be re-opened? Unified Equine LLC, based in Wyoming, hopes to build slaughterhouses in Missouri and Oklahoma by the end of this summer. Charlie gets both sides of the argument in talking with Susan Wagner, President of Equine Advocates, plus Phil Moss, a property owner in Ellington, MO.

How serious have head injuries, specifically concussions, become in the game of soccer? Charlie has addressed the issue regarding football, but is the game of ‘fútbol’ more dangerous for our youth? ESPN soccer analyst, former MLS player and St. Louis soccer stand-out Taylor Twellman joined the broadcast to address the issue that has become a big concern for parents.

Charlie welcomed actress Rachel Wallace to the studio to talk about the Broadway production of Mary Poppins. Playing a role mastered by the famous Julie Andrews is no simple task, so what is the toughest part of playing the enchanting nanny? Tickets are still available for the show, which is at the Peabody Opera House through Mother’s Day this Sunday (5/13).

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