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Michael 'Winey' Weinstein

Sometimes you just have to go for it in business

The founder of State Forty Eight said his one piece of advice for those who want to start their own business is to just "go for it."
6 years ago
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Stay classy, Redskins’ protesters

At the protest of the Redskins' nickname at the Arizona Cardinals' home game, my kids had to hear foul language instead of civil discourse.
8 years ago
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Big problem: It took more video for the NFL to act as it should on Ray Rice

Now that we've learned the fate of Ray Rice with Monday's news of him being cut by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL, what is the one major takeaway?
8 years ago
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May I have your attention, please? Keep your seatback up!

Avoid the drama and just leave your airplane seat in its full upright position.
8 years ago
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I was right about staying in Iraq

I hate to say it, but this humble, or not-so-humble, KTAR weekend talk show host told you so. Pulling out of Iraq was a bad idea. I've said it many times on the Mike & Winey Show.
8 years ago
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Is NBA star LeBron James an idiot, too?

No matter how you slice it, Donald Sterling, the owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, is an idiot. Everything that spews from his mouth is drenching in stupidity, insensitivity and ignorance. I’m simply amazed that someone so witless was ever able to climb the ladder of success like he has. Now LeBron James, one of […]
8 years ago
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Cheating is cheating

New York Yankees' pitcher Michael Pineda has been given a harsh penalty in the form of a ten game suspension for using pine tar while on the mound. Is the suspension a harsh enough penalty?
8 years ago
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I’m not buying the Pistorius crybaby act

Olympic runner Oscar Pistorius may have missed his true calling as an actor.
8 years ago
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The NFL should get its own house in order before condemning Arizona

In the end, Gov. Jan Brewer came through and did the right thing. Whether or not SB 1062 would truly protect businesses, it was bad for the overall image of our state. It was simply bad for Arizona. It’s a bit ironic that same piece of legislation that is designed to protect businesses would have, […]
8 years ago
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Is the FCC poised to become the Thought Police?

There is no doubt that almost all news outlets, whether on network or cable stations, are agenda-driven. No matter what side of the aisle you are on, there is a voice in the world of television news for you.
8 years ago
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Watching Bode Miller cry was awkward

Now that we've had a few days to digest the controversial interview, the question must be asked: "Did Christin Cooper ‘really' go too far with bronze medalist Bode Miller?"
8 years ago
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Olympics on TV is mostly ads, sob stories, and oh, a little action

Nearly a week after the start of the manufactured pomp and circumstance began, my wife and I finally sat down to watch the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. We figured it was time to watch the best in the world compete for the bragging rights. It was time to actually watch some competition. Here’s a […]
9 years ago
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Shocker! Employer mandate delayed ahead of elections

Good news, America! The president will delay the employer mandate in the Affordable Care Act.
9 years ago
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I’ll act on my own

Another State of the Union came and went. If you were so lucky enough to miss the speech, allow me to catch you up.
9 years ago
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Dear Diary: Do we really know if Chris Christie is a bad man?

The good news for Christie is that he was included in a strange woman's diary. The bad news, it's not for the reasons most men would normally hope for.
9 years ago
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Russian attacks: the silver lining

Will the threat of terrorism become the norm for the Olympics for years to come? My fear is yes!
9 years ago
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What Obama can learn from Christie

After the revelations that New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie’s office may have orchestrated four days of lane closures and traffic jams on the George Washington Bridge, Christie did exactly what every leader should do after a scandal. He apologized and then fired people. Whether or not Christie knew about the alleged retaliation measures against the […]
9 years ago
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Must we play weatherman on Facebook?

I think we got it! It’s really, really, really cold in most parts of the country, while we enjoy some of the most beautiful weather here in Arizona. However, why is it that many of us feel the need to play weatherman on Facebook? Why is it that we need to rub it in the […]
9 years ago
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5 New Year’s resolutions for a dad

If you’ve ever listened to our show during the end of a year, you’ll know that I’m not big on New Year’s resolutions. As a matter of fact, my normal resolution is to not make any. However, as I watch my two boys, 4 and 7, get a little bigger and a little older each […]
9 years ago
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Nelson Mandela: A true world leader among world leaders

Thursday, we experienced a huge loss with the passing of Nelson Mandela.
9 years ago
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The president is tone deaf

I submit to you that our president is tone deaf. This was evidenced by his partisan remarks after Monday’s terrible tragedy in our nation’s capital. On Monday, 34-year-old Aaron Alexis opened fire at Washington DC’s Navy Yard. In the aftermath, we learned that 12 innocent people lost their lives and eight others were left injured. […]
9 years ago
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5 reasons why Rodman’s visit to North Korea is a good thing

The world is going to hell is a hand basket. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has allegedly gassed over 1,400 of his people, Miley Cyrus has forever defiled the symbolism of the foam finger and we have learned that Senator John McCain would rather play poker on his iPhone than deal with the world’s pressing problems. […]
9 years ago
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What’s your genocide number?

Now that Syria is still fully intact, we are left to reflect on the meaning of the “line.” Whether it’s the NFL’s yellow first down line, the line in the sand or President Obama’s fabled “red” line, what are we to understand about the word “line?” Last month, we learned that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad […]
9 years ago
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Miley is brilliant

Now that we have had a few days to digest Miley Cyrus’ MTV Video Music Awards performance, listen to the plethora of talk show pundits air their disapprovals and be subjected to the rants and raves of the nation’s leading feminists, I have one simple observation…absolutely brilliant. Whether you approve or disapprove of her antics, […]
9 years ago