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The Shannon Files

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Thirty year veteran taxi driver, John Shannon offers a unique perspective on politics, news, and current events.

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The guys behind the wheel of the iconic black cab share their front line stories. London cabbies may be the best trained in the world. I have invited one or two of them to join me to share their story.

We've bitched about Uber for too long. Now it'seems time to get our business back. I have some ideas, I'd like to hear some of yours.

Uber's effect on the taxi industry and what some companies are doing to fight back. Time permitting, we will also do some Trump talk.

Yes, it took something we thought would never happen to bring me out of retirement. Donald Trump will be our 45th president, and half the country is either in shock or denial. We have protests in metro areas which Hillary carried.... more

Nothing more than a bunch of random thoughts this week. Feel free to add your two cents.

A deal has been reached that will stop the Black Lives Matter protest from interfering with the Twin Cities Marathon, but I still want to talk about the movement. Also, my take on the Oregon shooting

The effect Uber has had on the taxi industry, both here and abroad,and what cab companies are doing to fight back.

I appears that Dr Ben Carson is blaming President Obama for the deterioration of race relations in this country. Does he represent all Americans who have amassed a great deal of wealth? Did he truly forget where he came from? I also want... more

John Shannon, co-host of the mildly successful BlogTalkRadio show, The Shannon Files, is back after 3 years getting his personal life in order. He's got a lot on his mind, so buckle up.