Weekdays: 5:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.
Chris Stigall brings a contemporary brand of opinionated talk and humor to mornings on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT. Prior to his arrival in Philadelphia, Chris’s radio career began in Kansas City where he worked on-air in various music formats before transitioning to talk radio. Chris’s diverse background includes an internship with the Late Show with David Letterman in New York and serving as a representative and press assistant to a United States Congressman. Chris regularly addresses various Philadelphia civic clubs and political action committees. He also has appeared as a guest on CNN and Fox News. His radio interviews regularly make national news on prominent websites like the Drudge Report. He also contributes as a guest columnist for publications such as Breitbart’s Big Hollywood, American Spectator, Human Events and Philadelphia Magazine.
Chris discussed how the mainstream media continuously seeks a way to trip up Donald Trump and Ben Carson, Pfizer likely moving its headquarters overseas to avoid high US taxes, and the State Department issuing a worldwide travel warning. At 7:00 Chris spoke to Ed Turzanski from the Foreign Policy Research Institute about John Kerry’s ISIS statement and Turkey shooting down a Russian fighter jet.
Chris talked about Donald Trump’s comments about ‘good management’ is key to Syrian immigration process, Harrisburg set to vote to end its budget impasse, and how Rush Limbaugh took President Obama to task about hating the GOP more than ISIS. At 7:00, Chris spoke to Michael Bronstein and Christine Flowers for the Monday Morning Matchup about Obama telling the public to calm down regarding terrorists. At 7:23, Chris was joined by Matt Brouillette to discuss the Harrisburg budget vote. At 8:00, Beasley Reese spoke to Chris about the Eagles’ fallout from losing to Tampa Bay.
Chris talked about Hillary Clinton still not ‘getting it’ when it comes to ISIS, gender neutral bathrooms, and the largest insurer in the United States may soon need a Congressional bailout. At 7:00, Chris spoke to Chris Butler about the largest health insurer in the U.S. possibly needing a bailout from Congress. At 8:00, Chris talked to NFL Hall of Fame writer Ray Didinger about what the Eagles must do in order to win this weekend.
Conservative author and columnist Michelle Malkin calls for a moratorium on all immigration to the United States.
Chris discusses President Obama’s comments about Republicans opposition to taking Syrian refugees, the Hillary Clinton campaign’s demand that a comedy club remove a video from their website, and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie telling Secretary of State John Kerry to shut up. He talked with comedian John Heffron, who will be at Helium Comedy Club this weekend at 7:20 and author and columnist Michelle Malkin about her new book, Sold Out, at 8:20.
John Nagl says a full ground invasion is necessary to eradicate the Middle East of ISIS and other terrorist groups.
Chris reacts to a raid in Paris that killed at least two suspected terrorists, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal dropping out of the Republican Presidential Primary, and a new smart phone app for parking in Philadelphia. He talked with former Lt. Col. John Nagl about how to defeat ISIS at 7:20 and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00 about incoming Police Commissioner Richard Ross.
Former New York City Police Chief Bernard Kerik says a military solution is necessary to defeat ISIS.
Congressman Lou Barletta sent a letter to Governor Wolf asking him to stop accepting refugees from Syria into Pennsylvania.
Chris reviews President Obama’s comments on confronting ISIS, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf announcement that the commonwealth will continue accepting Syrian refugees, and actor Charlie Sheen’s revelation that he has HIV. He talked with Congressman Lou Barletta at 7:20 about his letter to Governor Wolf urging him to reconsider accepting Syrian refugees and former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik at 8:20 about the possibility of ISIS attacking a US city.
Foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski warns that conditions in the United States are similar to those in France prior to Friday night’s terrorist attack in Paris.
Chris reviewed Friday night’s terrorist attacks in Paris and Saturday Night’s Democratic presidential debate. He talked with Michael Bronstein and Colin Hanna on the Monday Morning Matchup at 7:00, foreign policy analyst Ed Turzanski at 7:20 and sports analyst Beasley Reece at 8:00 about the Eagles loss to the Dolphins.
Chris discussed area college students taking to the streets to protest high tuition costs, who will be paying for a $15 minimum wage increase, and Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane being sued. At 7:00, Chris Butler joined Chris to discuss debt protests and high college tuition costs. At 8:00 Hall of Fame NFL writer Ray Didinger talked to Chris about the upcoming Eagles game against the Dolphins. At 8:20 Chris talked to Police-Commissioner-in-waiting Richard Ross about being named Top Cop in Philadelphia and reflecting on serving as Deputy Commissioner under Charles Ramsey.
Chris discussed how there is more than meets the eye regarding the University of Missouri protests, the Mummers opening up for more diversity, and Mayor-elect Jim Kenney naming a new Police Commissioner in Philadelphia. At 8:18 Senator Pat Toomey joined Chris to talk about how the 17th Amendment shaped today’s Washington and the GOP Presidential race.
Chris reviewed last night’s Republican presidential debate, protests in Center City demanding a raise to the minimum wage, and a ruling in New York halting daily fantasy sports sites. He talked with politcal analyst John Hayward from Breitbart at 6:20 to analyze the debate, Tom McGrath at 8:00 about raising the minimum wage.