I Can Fix That!
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Tom Coale and Jodi Finkelstein tackle the world's problems, starting right here in Howard County.
||I Can Fix That! Episode 18 - Educational Band-Aids, Poor Black Kids and Screw Balls||Jodi and Tom head toward the holidays and chat about festive greetings for all, K-Mart layaways, college as a poverty Band-Aid, wonder about being a poor black kid, state redistricting, defining Columbia, and sports figures handing out special souvenirs.||12/20/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 17 - The not-so-super committee||Tom and Jodi review their Thanksgivings, discuss the federal super committee, wonder who the "base" of each party is, plus the MD legislative session, CA's women-only swim sessions and male sexual assault.||12/2/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 16 - Putting our genius brains back to work||Jodi and Tom talk Reality TV, Republican debates, gas taxes, and getting involved when you see a crime in progress.||11/5/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 15 - Our first guest! - with guest Duane St. Clair||Tom and Jodi cover the "fixing" of the school board diversity bill, the gerrymandering of district maps, and are joined by Duane St. Clair, executive director of the Association of Community Services.||10/19/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 14 - Jodi's team implodes||Since baseball season is over (for some teams), Tom and Jodi talk Board of Ed diversity, redistricting, political attack web sites, and a little bit of football.||10/5/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 12 - Europe, you're not as cool as us.||Jodi's back from vacation, and she and Tom respond to listener comments, discuss the differences in how men and women communicate, Michelle Bachman's wide-eyed Newsweek cover photo, and Tom's performance in the Du.||8/11/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 11 - Done having my character built||Jodi and Tom talk career paths and gender roles, diversity on the board of education, and celebrate the return of football.||7/29/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 10 - Can I speak now?||It's a show about finances, from debt ceilings in DC to choosing what HoCo local government spends our taxes on. Plus, Tom recovers from a stomach bug and Jodi reveals her Iron Girl target time.||7/6/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 9 - They never write...||Tom and Jodi expose the issue of poor judgement from politicians, how words affect our perceptions of public policy, the lack of civility on boards and in community meetings, plus the latest on their favorite sports teams. It's a lively, funny episode!||6/8/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 8 - Who do you trust?||Tom shares his experiences of being a new member of the CA Board, and that other board members are displeased that he's blogging about it. A spirited discussion about transparency and trust follows. Plus, involvement vs activism.||5/18/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 7 - A Month of Many Accomplishments||Jodi and Tom return with news about marathons, a new job, excommunication from the Republican party, the death of terrorist, Maryland taxes and HoCo speed cameras.||5/4/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 6 - No marriage for gays in MD, nonprofit leadership and in-state tuition||Tom and Jodi commiserate on the failure of the gay marriage bill, discuss the challenges of nonprofit leadership in HoCo, and lock horns over proposals to give in-state tuition to children of illegal immigrants.||3/18/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 5 - Same-sex marriage, unions and the homeless||Jodi and Tom discuss the (delayed) Maryland vote on same-sex marriage, unions in the modern era and the plight of the homeless in Howard County.||3/2/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 4 - Budgets - National, State and Local||Tom and Jodi tackle the looming national, state and Howard County budget challenges.||2/18/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 3 - Health Care||Jodi and Tom tackle health care - national, state wide and right here in Howard County. It's a spirited discussion, with a surprise or two along the way.||2/3/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 2 - Arizona Shootings, Guns & Civility||Jodi and Tom take aim at the Arizona shootings, civility, and guns.||1/20/2011||Free||View In iTunes|
||I Can Fix That! Episode 1 - Marriage, Obesity and Political Parties||Tom and Jodie tackle discuss the forthcoming bill from State Senator Kittleman on civil unions, obesity and the reality of Maryland having one-party rule in Annapolis.||1/11/2011||Free||View In iTunes|