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December 7, 2019
As 2019 starts to close its time to take stock of what worked and what did not work in the wonderful expanded world of television. What were your appointment viewing or binge worthy shows from this year? Hint: Dan does not have any because all he watches on TV are sports and politics.....
December 7, 2019
The editorial board of the Boston Globe says President Trump has committed misconduct severe enough to trigger Congress' impeachment power and claims in the same breath that Impeachment does not require that a crime be committed. Does this sound reasonable to you?
December 7, 2019
The editorial board of the Boston Globe says President Trump has committed misconduct severe enough to trigger Congress' impeachment power and claims in the same breath that Impeachment does not require that a crime be committed. Does this sound reasonable to you?
December 7, 2019
The editorial board of the Boston Globe says President Trump has committed misconduct severe enough to trigger Congress' impeachment power and claims in the same breath that Impeachment does not require that a crime be committed. Does this sound reasonable to you?
December 6, 2019
A reporter today asked Nancy Pelosi at her press conference announcing her direction to the Democratic House committee chairmen to proceed with drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump if she hates him. The House speaker responded emphatically “as a Catholic, I resent your using the word ‘hate’ in a sentence that addresses me." Was it appropriate for Ms.Pelosi to use her religion as a shield for unwanted questions?
December 6, 2019
A reporter today asked Nancy Pelosi at her press conference announcing her direction to the Democratic House committee chairmen to proceed with drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump if she hates him. The House speaker responded emphatically “as a Catholic, I resent your using the word ‘hate’ in a sentence that addresses me." Was it appropriate for Ms.Pelosi to use her religion as a shield for unwanted questions?
December 6, 2019
A reporter today asked Nancy Pelosi at her press conference announcing her direction to the Democratic House committee chairmen to proceed with drafting articles of impeachment against President Trump if she hates him. The House speaker responded emphatically “as a Catholic, I resent your using the word ‘hate’ in a sentence that addresses me." Was it appropriate for Ms.Pelosi to use her religion as a shield for unwanted questions?
December 6, 2019
The Newton City Council voted unanimously this week to seize Webster Woods from Boston College by eminent domain with the school vowing to challenge the action in court. In Hopkinton, town authorities are asking local business owners and residents to "donate" frontage for a downtown re-development that will include the addition of two bike lanes. If they do not turn the property over voluntarily town council says it will utilize eminent domain to take it. Should eminent domain be allowed in circumstances other than emergencies?
December 5, 2019
The House Judiciary Committee began its official Impeachment Inquiry today with the testimony of four law professors who were asked if the founding fathers would impeach President Trump. Three brought in by the democrat majority said yes albeit each of them has admittedly been against the President since his inauguration. The fourth George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley said while he did not vote for the President the current case brought by the partisan committee was without foundation and based solely on second hand information and lowers impeachment standards. Is the hearing a mistake?
December 5, 2019
The House Judiciary Committee began its official Impeachment Inquiry today with the testimony of four law professors who were asked if the founding fathers would impeach President Trump. Three brought in by the democrat majority said yes albeit each of them has admittedly been against the President since his inauguration. The fourth George Washington University law professor Jonathan Turley said while he did not vote for the President the current case brought by the partisan committee was without foundation and based solely on second hand information and lowers impeachment standards. Is the hearing a mistake?
December 5, 2019
The US Army has banned the making of replica dog tags with encouraging Bible verses for soldiers after receiving a complaint from an atheist claiming the words of comfort violated the principal of separation of church and state. Shields of Strength, a private faith-based company, has been making the replica dog tags with various military-themed emblems, logos, or insignia on one side and various faith-based messages such as Scripture verses or references on the other side for service members and first responders for over 20 years. What would you like to say to the army about their decision?
December 5, 2019
Two bills in the Massachusetts legislature that would restrict or limit vaccine exemptions are causing a ruckus at the state house. More and more parents are refusing to get their children vaccinated claiming a "religious exemption." The proposed new laws would completely remove that option, requiring all Massachusetts children to be vaccinated unless they have a medical exemption. Do you support the elimination of the religious exemption for vaccines?
December 4, 2019
Who is Next? Senator Kamala Harris of California dropped out of the Democratic presidential race today after months of low poll numbers. Will former Vice-President Joe Biden be next after a series of out of touch comments and odd missteps?
December 4, 2019
The first winter storm of the season is wreaking havoc on planes, trains, ferries and cars across New England. A commuter rail coach car detached while leaving South Station yesterday morning during rush hour with passengers on board. A Boston Harbor ferry tried to make the trip across at the beginning of the storm when high winds and waves sent both chairs and people flying across the decks while a group of passengers at Logan airport were stuck in a waiting to board holding pattern for over 15 hours. How did you weather the storm?
December 4, 2019
According to a Boston Herald review of the 2 million Massachusetts EBT expenditures for 2019, thousands are being used in out of state transactions that include places like Hawaii's Waikiki Beach and the Las Vegas Strip. Under the guidelines for the state's Department of Transitional Assistance, the benefits are intended for the needy and hardship cases in Massachusetts. Does it bother you that welfare recipients can use your tax dollars to go on vacation?
December 4, 2019
According to a Boston Herald review of the 2 million Massachusetts EBT expenditures for 2019, thousands are being used in out of state transactions that include places like Hawaii's Waikiki Beach and the Las Vegas Strip. Under the guidelines for the state's Department of Transitional Assistance, the benefits are intended for the needy and hardship cases in Massachusetts. Does it bother you that welfare recipients can use your tax dollars to go on vacation?
December 3, 2019
Massachusetts legislators are set to debate whether Massachusetts should become a Sanctuary State. The Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security postponed today's scheduled hearing on a bill that would limit state and local authorities’ cooperation with federal immigration officials seeking to detain or deport illegal immigrants. Does such a bill have your support?
December 3, 2019
The former Acting Director of the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Thomas Homan, joins Dan to discuss immigration policies, sanctuary cities and states and the policies in England that allowed a "rehabilitated terrorist" out of jail early giving him the opportunity to attack the public last Friday.
December 3, 2019
Massachusetts legislators are set to debate whether Massachusetts should become a Sanctuary State. The Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security postponed today's scheduled hearing on a bill that would limit state and local authorities’ cooperation with federal immigration officials seeking to detain or deport illegal immigrants.
December 3, 2019
Massachusetts legislators are set to debate whether Massachusetts should become a Sanctuary State. The Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security postponed today's scheduled hearing on a bill that would limit state and local authorities’ cooperation with federal immigration officials seeking to detain or deport illegal immigrants. Does such a bill have your support?
December 3, 2019
Massachusetts legislators are set to debate whether Massachusetts should become a Sanctuary State. The Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security postponed today's scheduled hearing on a bill that would limit state and local authorities’ cooperation with federal immigration officials seeking to detain or deport illegal immigrants.
November 30, 2019
Answering the question, 'Who is more loathsome?'
November 30, 2019
The city of London recently decided to revoke Uber's operating license because of driver account sharing. The city’s main transportation regulator says it has determined 14,000 Uber rides in late 2018 and early 2019 weren’t conducted by authorized drivers, but by people who had substituted their photos to use a real driver’s account. Do you feel safe using ride shares to get around town?
November 30, 2019
The city of London recently decided to revoke Uber's operating license because of driver account sharing. The city’s main transportation regulator says it has determined 14,000 Uber rides in late 2018 and early 2019 weren’t conducted by authorized drivers, but by people who had substituted their photos to use a real driver’s account. Do you feel safe using ride shares to get around town?
November 30, 2019
The city of London recently decided to revoke Uber's operating license because of driver account sharing. The city’s main transportation regulator says it has determined 14,000 Uber rides in late 2018 and early 2019 weren’t conducted by authorized drivers, but by people who had substituted their photos to use a real driver’s account. Do you feel safe using ride shares to get around town?
November 29, 2019
The turkey carcass is in the fridge or the soup pot, the dishes are washed and your family has gone home. Did your favorite dish make it onto the table? How about the one you detest the most? What was the best part of this year's Thanksgiving for you?
November 29, 2019
In response to a Boston Globe Spotlight series, local leaders are proposing a number of possible solutions to the now nationally infamous traffic congestion here in Boston. Proposals range from congestion tolls to higher gas taxes to giving up your car. Do you have any fixes for the problem? Are you willing to give up your car?
November 29, 2019
In response to a Boston Globe Spotlight series, local leaders are proposing a number of possible solutions to the now nationally infamous traffic congestion here in Boston. Proposals range from congestion tolls to higher gas taxes to giving up your car. Do you have any fixes for the problem? Are you willing to give up your car?
November 29, 2019
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker this week signed into law a ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products, making the Bay State the first to enact such stringent controls. Convenience and tobacco stores are up in arms. Are the public safety concerns greater here than the economic hardships faced by small business which will have to move or be ruined by the new law?
November 28, 2019
Dan speaks to listeners about what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving.
November 28, 2019
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today signed into law the first statewide ban on the sale of flavored tobacco and vaping products in the country. It immediately bans the sale of flavored vaping products and will outlaw sales of menthol cigarettes starting June 1, 2020. The ban on non-flavored vaping products is set to be lifted on December 11th. Are you in favor of the new law?
November 28, 2019
Another museum heist, this one in Germany, has made the headlines after millions in jewelry and cultural objects were stolen in Dresden. Anthony Amore, head of security for the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum weighs in on the theft. The Gardner Museum was the site of one of the largest art thefts in history with thirteen priceless paintings and objects still missing.
November 28, 2019
Michele Carter was convicted of involuntary manslaughter after she urged her boyfriend to kill himself in text messages and he did. Boston civil-rights attorney Harvey Silverglate believes the conviction should be overturned and that former Boston College student Inyoung You, arraigned under similar circumstances, is being wrongfully prosecuted. How do you stand on suicide, text messages and the First Amendment?
November 27, 2019
Dan says no way. Wear your MAGA, Warren or Sanders hat with pride and be ready to take on all comers from Grandma to Uncle Fred to your little niece or nephew! Are political discussions off the table for your holiday dinner?
November 27, 2019
Dan says no way. Wear your MAGA, Warren or Sanders hat with pride and be ready to take on all comers from Grandma to Uncle Fred to your little niece or nephew! Are political discussions off the table for your holiday dinner?
November 27, 2019
According to a Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll half of likely Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire say they won’t consider voting for former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick because he waited too long to jump into the race for the White House. Then at a campaign stop in the granite state yesterday, Patrick referred to a rape committed by his brother-in-law as a "lapse." Is the former Governor not prepared for the big show?
November 27, 2019
Boston's very own Mayor, Marty Walsh joins us in studio to catch up on bike lanes, new housing opportunities for homeless youth, and the war against Opioid addiction. Also joining us will be Darrell Jones who was found not guilty of the murder that sent him to prison for 32 years. Get your questions ready!
November 26, 2019
According to Washington Post reporter Rachel Bade democrats are getting “cold feet” about impeachment as public opposition to the proceeding is growing. Moderate Democrats from reddish-purple districts are getting blitzed with anti-impeachment ads and their response has been less than robust. Impeachment ranked last in a list of 11 government priorities among independents in a recent Politico poll. Will there be a vote or will the democrats walk away?
November 26, 2019
Former chief photographer for the Boston Globe, Bill Brett, is in to talk about his new book, "Game Changers," celebrating the men and women that make a difference here in Boston through pictures.
November 26, 2019
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, told a school choice activist in Atlanta that she had sent both of her children to public school. According to her campaign that was not true. A 1986-87 yearbook from the private Kirby Hall School shows Warren's son Alex in attendance. Then the Senator's rally in Atlanta was disrupted by protesting school choice activists who eventually forced the presidential candidate to turn to Rep. Ayanna Pressley for help. Have Elizabeth Warren's presidential aspirations hit a road block?
November 26, 2019
42 protesters were charged with disorderly conduct after taking the field at half-time during Saturday's televised football game between archrivals Harvard and Yale. Activists held banners on climate change, Puerto Rican debt relief and China’s treatment of Uighurs. A number of protesters held the field for almost an hour delaying the game and were arrested then released. What should happen to those arrested: jail time or a slap on the wrist?
November 23, 2019
Dan and Nancy go through some of the stories you may have missed throughout the week.
November 23, 2019
The man convicted of manslaughter and motor vehicle homicide in the 2016 death of state Trooper Thomas Clardy received his sentence yesterday - five to seven years. Prosecutors say David Njuguna, a medical marijuana patient, was high when he drove at 80 mph into Trooper Clardy’s stopped cruiser on the Massachusetts Turnpike killing the 44-year-old father of seven. Was the sentence enough?
November 23, 2019
CNN is reporting that a former lawyer for the FBI is facing a criminal investigation for altering a document relating to the Foreign Intelligence Service Act (FISA) Court warrant to surveil Donald Trump campaign aide Carter Page. The network says the alterations were significant enough to have shifted the document’s meaning. Daniel J. Flynn, senior editor for The American Spectator, will join us to discuss the breaking story.
November 23, 2019
Today is the 56th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Dan invites his callers to discuss their memories and feelings of that fateful day.
November 22, 2019
Last night the Queen of England stripped her second son, Prince Andrew, of his royal duties and its attendant income in an effort to contain the fall-out from the duke's disastrous interview about his years of friendship with pedophile Jeffrey Epstein. The prince is just one of a series of high-profile people that have been linked to Epstein leading to a number of conspiracy theories as to whether the child molester committed suicide earlier this year while being held in a New York jail or was murdered to keep him quiet. What do you think happened to Jeffrey Epstein?
November 22, 2019
The Salvation Army is on the defensive after Chick-fil-A announced this week that it's charitable foundation will no longer donate to the organization apparently yielding to intense political pressure by the LGBTQ community even though the 154-year-old organization doesn’t consider sexual orientation in hiring, currently provides the same benefits to opposite-sex and same-sex couples and specifically invites sexual minorities to avail themselves of its shelter, job-training, food, substance-abuse and suicide-prevention programs. They have a shelter in Las Vegas specifically for transgender people. Are they just the latest victim in a war against Christian organizations?
November 22, 2019
The Salvation Army is on the defensive after Chick-fil-A announced this week that it's charitable foundation will no longer donate to the organization apparently yielding to intense political pressure by the LGBTQ community even though the 154-year-old organization doesn’t consider sexual orientation in hiring, currently provides the same benefits to opposite-sex and same-sex couples and specifically invites sexual minorities to avail themselves of its shelter, job-training, food, substance-abuse and suicide-prevention programs. They have a shelter in Las Vegas specifically for transgender people. Are they just the latest victim in a war against Christian organizations?
November 22, 2019
The Town of Brookline voted last night to ban the installation of oil and gas pipes in new buildings as well as in extensive renovations of existing buildings — the first such prohibition in Massachusetts. They say the effort is aimed at reducing a major source of emissions contributing to climate change. Are they forward thinking or crazy? Do you think the court papers challenging this measure are already being drawn up?
November 21, 2019
Today's impeachment hearing witness, Gordon Sondland the US ambassador to the European Union, testified today that it was his presumption that there was a quid pro quo for US aid in exchange for a Ukraine corruption investigation before he stated under oath that President Trump told him directly that he wanted nothing from the Ukraine. Do you think the Ambassador helped or hurt the President?
November 21, 2019
Today's impeachment hearing witness, Gordon Sondland the US ambassador to the European Union, testified today that it was his presumption that there was a quid pro quo for US aid in exchange for a Ukraine corruption investigation before he stated under oath that President Trump told him directly that he wanted nothing from the Ukraine. Do you think the Ambassador helped or hurt the President?
November 21, 2019
American diplomat and author Ambassador Dennis Ross who served under both President Bush and President Clinton is in studio with Dan to discuss his book Be Strong and of Good Courage: How Israel's Most Important Leaders Shaped Its Destiny. In it Ross addresses the subject of Middle East negotiations through the eyes of four of the founding fathers of Israel who eventually became prime ministers describing the forces that shaped their approaches to Middle East negotiations.
November 21, 2019
It's our yearly “Ask A Lawyer” hour. Volunteer lawyers from the Massachusetts Bar Association will field phone calls from residents who have legal concerns or problems. All advice is provided for free. In studio with Dan to talk about the service is president of the MBA, John Morrissey.
November 20, 2019
Have you watched any of the three days of impeachment hearing testimony at the Intelligence committee on Capitol Hill? Will you watch any? Would you if President Trump testified?
November 20, 2019
According to a Spotlight series in the Boston Globe, Boston is the bad traffic capitol of the country. Their data shows that in the past 5 years, every major commuting thoroughfare, from the south, west, or north has been crippled with hundreds of thousands of additional drivers which have at the very least doubled the average commute. How long is your drive to work?
November 20, 2019
According to a Spotlight series in the Boston Globe, Boston is the bad traffic capitol of the country. Their data shows that in the past 5 years, every major commuting thoroughfare, from the south, west, or north has been crippled with hundreds of thousands of additional drivers which have at the very least doubled the average commute. How long is your drive to work?
November 20, 2019
According to a Spotlight series in the Boston Globe, Boston is the bad traffic capitol of the country. Their data shows that in the past 5 years, every major commuting thoroughfare, from the south, west, or north has been crippled with hundreds of thousands of additional drivers which have at the very least doubled the average commute. How long is your drive to work?
November 19, 2019
Former President Obama is urging Democrats to move more to the center with their proposals on health care and inequality and warned that most voters aren’t the same as “left-leaning Twitter feeds” and “don’t want to see crazy stuff” from Democratic presidential candidates. Do you agree with him?
November 19, 2019
The Massachusetts State Senate released a bill today sponsored by Senate President Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) that would implement a statewide ban on all carry-out plastic bags at retail stores. Ostensibly the bill is to protect the environment, but the bill requires retailers to charge at least 10 cents for a paper bag five cents of which goes back to the city or town. Is this really just a way to fill up local government coffers?
November 19, 2019
President Trump is being criticized by democratic opponents for pardoning members of the U.S. military. The White House says those pardoned had received draconian sentences that were out of line with the crimes they committed or had taken actions to defend themselves on the battlefield and were charged with war crimes. Specifically involved were Army First Lt. Lorance who had already served six years, Army Maj. Golsteyn who was facing trial for killing an alleged Taliban bombmaker. and Navy SEAL Gallagher, who was found not guilty of war crimes but had posed for a photo with a dead member of the Taliban. Were these pardons out of line?
November 19, 2019
The Massachusetts State Senate released a bill today sponsored by Senate President Karen Spilka (D-Ashland) that would implement a statewide ban on all carry-out plastic bags at retail stores. Ostensibly the bill is to protect the environment, but the bill requires retailers to charge at least 10 cents for a paper bag five cents of which goes back to the city or town. Is this really just a way to fill up local government coffers?
November 18, 2019
Astrologer Joyce Levine is here to look into the cosmos and tell us what it all means.
November 16, 2019
In reaction to billionaire Leon Cooperman getting emotional when he spoke about the current state of the country, Elizabeth Warren’s presidential campaign has released a coffee mug with the tag, “Billionaires Tears.” Is Senator Warren trying to win by fanning class warfare? Isn't that what she accuses President Trump of doing?
November 16, 2019
In last night's nationally televised Browns vs. Steelers football game, Cleveland Brown Myles Garrett ripped the helmet off the opposing team's quarterback and clubbed him with it. He now faces an unprecedented league suspension for his violent outburst. Should he also be facing criminal charges?
November 16, 2019
Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch was in the hot seat on Capitol Hill today testifying at the House Intelligence Committee 's impeachment hearing of President Trump. During her testimony, the President began tweeting his dislike for her and the job she did at the State Department. Chairman Schiff read the tweet to the Ambassador during the hearing and asked if she felt threatened by the President's ire. She said yes. Was the President out of line when he tweeted and does it change your opinion of the proceedings?
November 15, 2019
Dan pointed out to a young man not watching where he was going today that it might be a good idea to keep an eye out for traffic even if he was in a legal cross walk. His advice was not met with gratitude or even courtesy. Do you watch where you are going? Have you had any close calls with people who don't?
November 15, 2019
She was so good, we held her over for more... A viral article titled “Thoughts from a hipster coffee shop …” a collection of musings on poverty in the United States, millennial’s alleged sense of entitlement, and the popularity of socialist policies among young people took social media by storm. The author, a millennial named Alyssa Ahlgren joins Dan to talk about her generation and the future she sees in store for them... Then we take a deep dive into crosswalks and the generational divide.
November 15, 2019
A viral article titled “Thoughts from a hipster coffee shop …” a collection of musings on poverty in the United States, millennial’s alleged sense of entitlement, and the popularity of socialist policies among young people took social media by storm. The author, a millennial named Alyssa Ahlgren joins Dan to talk about her generation and the future she sees in store for them...
November 15, 2019
Hillary Clinton recently attacked Jill Stein, calling her a Russian operative when she ran for the White House in 2016 as a Green Party candidate. Now Dr. Stein is in studio with Dan to give her response. We will also get her opinions on the current democrat field including the announcement today from former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick that he is joining the race. What would you like to ask Jill Stein?
November 14, 2019
Former Boston Bruins head coach and recently fired Canadian sportscaster Don Cherry says he didn’t mean to say anything hateful when he criticized people who were not wearing poppy pins to mark Canada’s Remembrance Day. Cherry was a fixture on "Hockey Night in Canada" for over 38 years and says he stands by his comments. Should he have been let go?
November 14, 2019
Associated press is reporting former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is running for the oval office. It’s been five years since Patrick last held elective office and as of yet has no organization in New Hampshire or Iowa. He has until Friday to file for the New Hampshire primary. Is his decision good news?
November 14, 2019
The House Oversight Committee impeachment hearings began today with Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio taking the lead cross examination of Ambassador William Taylor, the democrats star witness against the President on charges of withholding US aid to Ukraine in order to leverage an investigation into political rival former Vice-President Joe Biden. Did you watch any of the proceedings? Did either side score any points?
November 14, 2019
The House Oversight Committee impeachment hearings began today with Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio taking the lead cross examination of Ambassador William Taylor, the democrats star witness against the President on charges of withholding US aid to Ukraine in order to leverage an investigation into political rival former Vice-President Joe Biden. Did you watch any of the proceedings? Did either side score any points?
November 13, 2019
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is said to be contemplating a last-minute presidential bid. It’s been five years since Patrick last held elective office and has no organization in New Hampshire and Iowa where he would be starting from scratch against other rivals who have been campaigning there for nearly a year. Do you think he has a chance?
November 13, 2019
Former Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick is said to be contemplating a last-minute presidential bid. It’s been five years since Patrick last held elective office and has no organization in New Hampshire and Iowa where he would be starting from scratch against other rivals who have been campaigning there for nearly a year. Do you think he has a chance?
November 13, 2019
The admissions deans from Harvard, Boston College and the University of Massachusetts join Dan in the iHeart Theatre along with a studio audience of aspiring coeds and parents to demystify the college application process.
November 13, 2019
The admissions deans from Harvard, Boston College and the University of Massachusetts join Dan in the iHeart Theatre along with a studio audience of aspiring coeds and parents to demystify the college application process.
November 12, 2019
Harvard's undergraduate student government voted over the weekend to stand with student activists who are demanding the Harvard Crimson newspaper not seek comment from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - ever. The activist group, Act on a Dream, held a rally last month that called for the abolishment of ICE and became outraged when the Crimson's sought comment from ICE on the rally. The student paper stands by its action saying it is standard journalistic practice to seek comment from relevant parties.
November 12, 2019
Harvard's undergraduate student government voted over the weekend to stand with student activists who are demanding the Harvard Crimson newspaper not seek comment from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement - ever. The activist group, Act on a Dream, held a rally last month that called for the abolishment of ICE and became outraged when the Crimson's sought comment from ICE on the rally. The student paper stands by its action saying it is standard journalistic practice to seek comment from relevant parties.
November 12, 2019
Best selling author and blogger Michelle Malkin joins us on Nightside to talk about the President's refugee reduction program and her new book Open Borders Inc.: Who's Funding America's Destruction?
November 12, 2019
In honor of the greatest generation and Veterans Day, Dan wants to hear any personal or family remembrances of service members who have put their lives on the line to protect our freedoms.
November 9, 2019
If you have watched Antique Roadshow then you know Ken Glass of the Brattle Bookstore who has been appraising and giving people advice on their old books and second hand shop finds for years. You can also hear Ken on his rare books podcast Brattlecast. If you have any suspected treasures you want Ken to evaluate call in!
November 9, 2019
With a growing homeless problem, Las Vegas has passed a controversial law banning sleeping on the street with $1,000 fines and six months in prison for anyone caught napping on the curb. Is this criminalizing homelessness?
November 9, 2019
Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld stops by with an update from the campaign trail including his call to action for republicans to stop supporting President Trump. The Governor will be taking calls.
November 8, 2019
There have been a lot of crazy proposals and campaign promises made be the many Democratic candidates for president, but a recent on made by Kamala Harris may take the prize.
November 8, 2019
CBS News has reportedly fired a former ABC employee after they were informed by rival network ABC News that they suspected she was the person who leaked hot mic footage of Amy Robach venting about her spiked Jeffrey Epstein story. The woman had switched networks, but ABC executives went out of their way to tell "The Tiffany Network" that the potential leaker was now on their staff roles. Is this collusion?
November 8, 2019
Master story teller and New York Times bestselling author William Martin stops by to talk about his recent book Bound For Gold., the sixth Peter Fallon adventure, epic about the California gold rush and a lost journal with a modern parallel storyline. Martin has written eleven novels, a PBS documentary along with numerous book reviews, magazine articles, and a cult-classic horror movie.
November 8, 2019
West Roxbury residents and business owners are pushing back against the city's bike lane agenda, saying chopping car lanes out of Centre Street for bikes will starve neighborhood businesses. Under the city’s current proposed plan, the main street through West Roxbury’s main square will lose a travel lane in either direction, cutting it down to one car lane each way, with a bike lane on either side. Business owners say if customers can't get into their stores, they will go under. Are bike lanes really necessary?
November 7, 2019
Melania Trump made a trip to Boston Medical Center as part of the "Be Best" initiative to see a program that helps infants born with drug dependence. She was met by protesting hospital staff.
November 7, 2019
When President Trump announced the death of the leader of Isis the Washington Post downplayed his terrorist associations in their headline, Bernie Sanders did not even acknowledge Americans were involved in the operation, and Nancy Pelosi yelled at the President for not telling her before the fact. Has partisan politics in reporting gone too far?
November 7, 2019
ICE agents targeting “ghost” illegal immigrants who have eluded law enforcement before now — including those charged with peddling heroin and fentanyl — have taken 19 suspects into custody after a four-day sweep. All face being deported or tried on drug charges. ICE Regional Director Todd Lyons joins Dan to give a firsthand report.
November 7, 2019
Dan has returned from his cruise down the Danube and wants to share the experience with you, including the vision of America that is being presented by the European CNN feed on cable news....
November 6, 2019
Jordan Rich fills in for Dan Rea. Anything goes in this open lines topic, and there's plenty to talk about. 4 day work weeks, daylight saving, education... it's all on the table, and we talk about it here.
November 6, 2019
Jordan Rich fills in for Dan Rea. Anything goes in this open lines topic, and there's plenty to talk about. 4 day work weeks, daylight saving, education... it's all on the table, and we talk about it here.
November 6, 2019
Jordan Rich fills in for Dan Rea. Some are saying it's time to do away with daylight saving saying the measure adopted during WWI has seen it's time and is now outdated and unnecessary. Is it time to end the biannual time change back-and-forth?
November 6, 2019
Jordan Rich fills in for Dan Rea. A recent study conducted by Microsoft showed higher levels of productivity during a 4 day work week. Is this something you could get behind? Would you rather have a longer work day alongside a three day weekend?
November 5, 2019
Jordan Rich fills in for Dan Rea. We talk about the places you miss - a restaurant that you used to go to all the time, a well loved bar, or a theater that always had the best shows. Nothing lasts forever, but they can live on in our memories.
November 5, 2019
Jordan Rich fills in for Dan Rea. We talk about the places you miss - a restaurant that you used to go to all the time, a well loved bar, or a theater that always had the best shows. Nothing lasts forever, but they can live on in our memories.
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