US politics

Scoot
February 13, 2019 - 11:40 am
President Trump is not currently building the wall, in spite of his insistence that he is. The compromise deal that is currently being hammered out in Congress will not provide funding for over 200 miles of wall, but it will provide for 55 miles of a fence. The President’s claim that wall...
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Scoot
February 06, 2019 - 10:54 am
Which one of the President’s three SOTU addresses did you like best? Was it the speech that called for unity and a vow to work together - not as two parties but as one nation with "an agenda for the American people?" Or was it the speech that told stories about true American heroes as they stood to...
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Scoot
January 10, 2019 - 5:51 pm
As a radio talk show host, I have often talked about the incredible passion associated with many topical debates about political and social issues. Since the degree of passion over these issues does not match the actual significance of the issue that has become a controversy, I had to wonder why...
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Scoot
January 08, 2019 - 9:34 am
President Trump has continued to strike fear in Americans by insisting that terrorists are pouring across our southern border with Mexico. The belief that terrorists are crossing our border with Mexico continues to be believed and spread as factual by Trump loyalists through social media. The...
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Newell Normand
December 05, 2018 - 10:35 am
Appropriate reverence for our former President? Absolutely! Why? Because 41 mattered. For the obvious reasons, President George H. W. Bush was the leader of the United States and the free world. More importantly, 41 lived a storied life and accomplished so much. There were so many opportunities to...
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Scoot
November 21, 2018 - 4:07 pm
Thanksgiving is a time when people come together and give thanks. The tradition dates back to 1621 when the new settlers from England and the Native Americans came together to give thanks for the first harvest in the New World. Historical records are sketchy; but from what was documented we do have...
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Newell Normand
November 08, 2018 - 7:43 pm
The Midterm Elections delivered a big win for Democrats. They took control of the House of Representatives from the Republicans. U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond won re-election, and the Democratic leader joined me to discuss what happens next. “We still have a lot of work to do. First and...
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Scoot
November 08, 2018 - 12:43 pm
Here is a quote relating to the war between the president and the press: “Nothing can now be believed which is seen in a newspaper. Truth itself becomes suspicious by being put into that polluted vehicle.” President Trump didn’t say that – that was a comment from Thomas Jefferson. Jefferson clearly...
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Scoot
November 07, 2018 - 11:47 am
Predictions of a “red wave” and a “blue wave” for the midterm elections were both right! At a time when declaring political victory has never seemed more important – both Republicans and Democrats can say they won. And trust that they will! Overall, the results of the 2018 midterm elections will...
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Newell Normand
November 06, 2018 - 10:00 am
Election day is finally here. Polls are open across the country. Americans are exercising the most fundamental right there is – the right to vote. If you have not voted, it is time to get to the polls and vote. 100+ million votes cast in a defining moment election. Why defining? A majority of...
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