John Ziegler joins the Felony Friday show for a fourth time to expose the out of control fraud that has occurred during the Penn State settlement process as a resulted of the Jerry Sandusky scandal. . Some background on John Ziegler, he’s a documentary filmmaker, director and author. John has a podcast called The World According to Zig, and he’s a columnist at Mediaite. And he’s without a doubt the most knowledgeable person on the Penn State/Sandusky/Paterno scandal. There are two reasons why I
On today’s show Felony Friday host John Odermatt is joined by John Koufos. John holds both a Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from John Jay College of Criminal Justice, as well as a law degree from the Fordham University School of Law. John served on the Governor Chris Christie’s Opiate Task Force, and built the New Jersey Reentry Corporation. After designing the program, John was named Executive Director and worked with the Christie Administration and five former Governors to implement effective evidence-based reentry services.
Today author Steven Slate joins the show to talk about addiction with Felony Friday host John Odermatt. Steven was drawn to study addiction as a result of his own struggles with drug abuse. Steven and John discuss a controversial book that Steven co-authored with Marc Sheeren and Michele Dunbar, The Freedom Model for Addictions: Escape the Treatment and Recovery Trap. The book calls into questions many commonly held beliefs in regards to addiction. Some of the questions it asks are
Salvatore DeGennaro is today’s guest on Felony Friday. Salvatore is a firearms instructor, International Defensive Pistol Association shooter, and a life-long practitioner of the concealed carry lifestyle who strives to serve as a conduit of reliable information to the masses of new shooters entering the fold. He is a contributing author for USA Carry, Concealed Nation, Self-Defense Rx, The Truth About Guns, and his own blog Reflex Handgun. Salvatore is also an active defender of the Second Amendment and his political
On today’s episode Aaron Gunter joins host John Odermatt to share his journey from felon drug addict to firefighter. What makes this story special is the fact that he did not let mistake define his future. From 2003 – 2015 Aaron was on a terrible path. Aaron was addicted to meth, he was committing crimes by selling drugs, stealing cars and finally conspiracy to commit bank fraud. During this time Aaron Gunter spent more than 7 years in Prison. Now,
On today’s episode Felony Friday host John Odermatt is joined by author Brian Saady. Brian is a politically-independent author who writes about corruption, crony capitalism, human rights, and civil liberties. The pages of his books are filled with eye-opening revelations that are backed up with extensive documentation. Brian has published a three-book series, Rackets, which is about the legalization of drugs and gambling, and the decriminalization of prostitution. He’s also written other books and many articles published on many sites.
On today’s episode of Felony Friday Tray Johns join host John Odermatt. Tray shares what it was like growing up on the south side of Chicago at the height of the crack epidemic, in the late eighties, early nineties. She explains how she came to be sentenced to 13 years in federal prison for 500 dollars worth of drugs. While in prison Tray became a talented jailhouse lawyer and returned home a great organizer. Tray has held a diverse array of roles
On today’s show Lynn Espejo joins Felony Friday host John Odermatt to share a shocking story of injustice. Lynn was indicted on wire fraud in 2011 and the charges were dismissed in 2012. She was indicted again in 2014 for wire fraud, money laundering, and tax fraud. During pre-trial a US Attorney was caught hiding evidence and an IRS agent was caught sharing Lynn’s tax returns illegally with her husband’s employer. The US Attorney was removed from my case but no penalty to
Today on Felony Friday David McNamar joins John Odermatt to discuss a heart wrenching tragedy he experienced. David is a listener of the show and a member of our Lions of Liberty forum. He reached out to me about a month ago to inquire if I’d be interested in hearing his story. David had a very tragic accident occur in his life. One that is unimaginable. David and John discuss this accident, the impact it had on his life and what
On today’s episode John Palombi joins Felony Friday host John Odermatt to talk about one of the most polarizing topics in the realm of criminal justice, the death penalty. John Polombi has practiced law for over 30 years, almost all of that as a public defender. He has represented clients on death row in three different states, and has argued over 50 cases in state and federal courts and filed briefs in over 200 cases. For the last 9 years