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Which Philadelphia talk show host can judge the Miss Kensington Pageant one day, and talk with Mayor Michael Nutter about a “New Day” in Philadelphia? Philadelphia marvel Dom Giordano. Dom offers an intelligent “guy next door” sensibility that’s as comfortable as your favorite chair. Born and raised in South Philly, Dom’s local flavor makes him one of the region’s best-connected media personalities. Dom Giordano’s mix of compelling topics, great local callers and provocative guests produces fascinating talk radio. Dom began his unique path to broadcasting as a high school teacher in the Delaware Valley, where he received widespread media coverage for his innovative teaching and motivational techniques with his students.
Giordano was hired at WWDB Radio in 1987, becoming the country’s first teacher-turned-talk show host. “Talkers Magazine” named Dom one of the Top 100 Most Influential Talk Show Hosts in America for five years. Dom is a frequent guest commentator on the Fox News Channel, CNN’s “Talkback Live”, Court TV and WHYY-TV 12 News Programs. Dom is a frequent fill in host for the Lou Dobbs Radio Show and formerly for the Radio Factor with Bill O’Reilly. Dom also writes frequent columns for newspapers throughout the region, including “The Philadelphia Inquirer”, “The Bucks County Courier Times”, “The Main Line Times”, and “The Northeast Times”. Dom lives in Germantown with his wife Rosemary, and their two sons, Luke and DJ.
Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Spring House. Dom discussed yesterday’s rally held by Daylin Leach at Upper Merion middle school, the plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. At 9, Oscar Gamble from The Times Herald, joined discussing the townhall by Senator Daylin Leach yesterday at Upper Merion Middle School. At 11, Jonathan Chait joined discussing his new book “Audacity.” At 11:35, Congressman Pat Meehan joined discussing the plans for Obamacare under the Trump administration.
Congressman Dwight Evans explains why he will not be at Donald Trump’s inauguration.
Dom discussed President Obama pardoning Chelsea Manning, President Putin holding a press conference slamming the Trump dossier and Philadelphia’s area Congressmen skipping the Trump inauguration. At 10, Philly Jesus joined discussing his experience on MLK Day, being attacked by fellow parade goers. At 10:35, Congressman Dwight Evans joined discussing his decision to skip Trump’s inauguration. At 11:35, National Review’s, Andy McCarthy, joined discussing the pardoning of Chelsea Manning.
Philly Jesus says Black Lives Matter protesters harassed him and prevented him from joining a protest march on Martin Luther King Day.
Dom discussed Congressmen in the Philadelphia area boycotting the Trump inauguration, a proposal for a user fee on “sexualy oriented business,” and the “sittenhouse” protest in Rittenhouse Square. At 9:35, Simon Tam from The Slants joined discussing their upcoming Supreme Court case. At 10, State Rep. Jerry Knowles joined discussing the issue of sanctuary campuses in Pennsylvania. At 11, Founder of the Boy’s Latin School, David Hardy, joined discussing the school’s non-recognition of success from the Charter School office.
Simon Tam, from the band, The Slants, makes his case their right to trademark the band’s name, despite being denied by the federal government.
Dom discussed President Obama’s latest criticism of talk radio, Mayor Kenney planning to attack the opioid crisis in 2017, and a youth baseball’s coaches speech on winning. At 10, Chad Dion Lassiter, President of Black Men at UPenn, joined discussing MLK Day 2017.At 11, Former CIA Director, James Woolsey, joined discussing the Trump transition team. At 11:35, New Jersey Senator, Diane Allen, joined discussing varsity letters for non athletes.
Dom discussed a planned “day of resistance” at the Upper Merion middle school., Philadelphia implementing a ban on sitting on the walls in Rittenhouse Square and varsity letter for academic competition. At 9:45, New Jersey Assemblyman Jon Bramnick joined discussing his proposal for a thin blue line on the streets to show police support. At 10, Senator Chris Coons joined discussing the confirmation hearings of Senator Jeff Sessions and Rex Tillerson. At 10:35, Drummer of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Michael Cartellone, joined discussing his art exhibit at Wentworth Gallery. At 10:45, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies.
Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Spring House. Dom discussed Trump’s press conference yesterday, Senator Corey Booker testifying against Senator Sessions for Attorney General, a Bible Center planned to be built near Independence Hall. At 10, Lisa Servon joined discussing her new book, “The Unbanking of America.” At 11:35, State Rep. Martina White and Montgomery County Commissioner, Joe Gale, joined Dom discussing the future of the Republican party.
Teachers from the Caucus for Working Educators are inviting teachers, parents and students to participate in the ‘Black Lives Matter Week of Action.’
Dom discussed President Obama’s farewell address, Mayor Kenney having harsh words for soda retailers, and Trump being accused of having ties to Russia . At 9:35, Councilman Bill Greenlee joined discussing a proposal to end companies from asking employees past salaries. At 11:35, Tamara Anderson and Amy Roat from Caucus of Working Educators joined discussing Black Lives Matter week of action in Philadelphia.
Giordano: My negative view of his presidency is largely based on his radical policies.
Dom discussed Senator Corey Booker planning to testify against Senator Jeff Sessions, more pregnant woman smoking marijuana, Clemson University football coach, Dabo Swinney, under fire from the Freedom From Religion group. At 9:35, Borough of State College Councilman, Jesse Barlow, joined discussing the Borough’s decision to become a sanctuary city. At 11, Former Secret Service agent, Dan Bongino, joined discussing his book “The Fight.”
State College City Council Member Jesse Barlow explains the motivations for designating their municipality a ‘sanctuary city.’
Dom discussed Philly Educators planning a “Black Lives Matter Week”, Trump asking Congress for the money to build the wall and college campuses starting to sell beer at college games. At 10, Sharyl Attkisson joined discussing the issues of “fake news.” At 10:15, Graeme Wood joined discussing his new book “The Way of Strangers.” At 10:35, Neal Zoren with What’s on TV. At 11:35, game of the week.