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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 discussed Donald Trump meeting with technology company moguls, gas tax in Pennsylvania going up again on January 1st, 4 year anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre and stores that are saying “Merry Christmas.” At 9:45, Former Governor Christine Todd Whitman and head of the EPA joined discussing Scott Pruitt named as the head of the EPA. At 11, Katherine Kvellestad of University of Penn joined discussing why students removed a portrait of William Shakespeare. At 11:35, State Rep. Jerry Knowles joined discussing his plan to propose legislation to stop state funding to “sanctuary campuses.”
Christie Whitman tells Dom Giordano that Donald Trump’s nomination to head the EPA should raise some concerns.
Johnny Doc is a great Philadelphia character and union leader that I have jousted with over the years but have always had a good rapport with in personal meetings.
Dom discussed President-elect Trump naming Rex Tillerson as his Secretary of State, MLB banning hazing of rookie players, and University of Penn students remove a portrait of Shakespeare. At 9:45, Executive Chef from Sonesta Hotel, Kristol Bryant, joined discussing the menu at this year’s Christmas Feast. At 10, Colonel Allen West joined discussing Trump naming his Secretary of State and General Mattis named as the Secretary of Defense. At 10:35, Dr. Sebastian Gorka joined discussing the rumors of Russia hacking into the election.
If these two fun guys had written derogatory comments about President Obama, I wonder if everything would be seen so kindly.
Dom discussing the Johnny Doc letter sent to the members of Local 98, the accusations of Russia hacking to influence the 2016 election, Congressman Fattah sentenced to 10 years, and At 10, Mary Pilon joined discussing her piece in the New York Post on football beginning to fall like the Ancient Rome Gladiators.At 10:35, Michelle Malkin joined discussing her new show “Michelle Malkin Investigates.” At 11:35, Jake Tapper of CNN joined discussing the reports of Russia hacking into the election of 2016.
Dom discussed the passing of John Glenn, conversion therapy in Philadelphia, At 9:35, President of Liberty USO, Joe Brooks, joined discussing this year’s Christmas Feast. At 10, Philadelphia City Councilman, Mark Squilla, joined discussing his legislation to ban conversion therapy in Philadelphia. At 10:45, Neal Zoren with what’s on TV. At 11, Lou Dobbs of Lou Dobbs Tonight joined discussing the appointments by Donald Trump. At 11:35 game of the week.
Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Spring House. Dom discussed Kellyanne Conway invited to be the Grand Marshall for the Hammonton,NJ Christmas parade, a fat shaming Santa. At 9:35, State Rep. Martina White joined discussing her being honored as the Local Person of the Year at Dom’s Christmas Feast. At 10, Senator Rick Santorum joined to discuss his appearance on “The Messy Truth” with Van Jones and Trump’s appointments to his cabinet. At 11:15, Karen Blumenfeld of NJ Gasp, joined discussing the Surgeon General’s report on e-cigarettes affecting the youth.
Dom discussed a rewrite of the song “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” Mayor Kenney doubling down again on Philadelphia being a sanctuary city and PennDot revealing it’s guidelines for self-driving cars. At 10, Texas elector, Chris Suprun, joined discussing why he won’t cast electoral vote for Donald Trump. At 10:45, Senator Pat Toomey joined discussing the development sanctuary campuses and sanctuary cities.
Pat Toomey called sanctuary cities a threat to the residents of Pennsylvania and hopes Donald Trump will crack down on them.
Dom discussed Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, calling for a ban to the burka, more kids needed for Philadelphia’s pre-K programs, and sanctuary campuses. At 10:35, Peter Markowitz, Director of Kathryn O. Greenberg Immigration Justice Clinic, joined discussing sanctuary cities.
Dom discussed him walking through Chestnut Hill and the anti-Trump graffiti still not removed from last week, Mummer’s privileged group, and the NFL going the way of Gladiators in Ancient Rome? At 9:35, Temple Professor, Levi Fox, joined to discuss the Trump museum he wants to open in Atlantic City. At 10, Cabrini University’s, Dr. Angela Campbell, joined discussing the mummer’s training videos. At 11, Jake Tapper joined discussing the new CNN book “Unprecedented” and the issue of fake news. At 11:15, Joe Gale, Montgomery County Commissioner, joined discussing the property tax increase in the county.
Dom discussed Trump’s deal with Carrier to keep them in Indiana, pumping your own gas in New Jersey, one year after the San Bernardino shooting. At 10, Willie Robertson from Duck Dynasty joined discussing his new book “American Fisherman.” At 10:15, Senator Rick Santorum joined Dom discussing Donald Trump’s cabinet appointments and his honoree as “Person of the Year” for this year’s Feast. At 10:35, Lou Gaul takes us to the movies. At 11:45, Jordan Cooper, General Manager of Sonesta Hotel, joined discussing this year’s Feast.
Dom live from Andy’s Diner in Spring House. Dom discussed the continued reaction on Trump’s announcement that a deal was reached with Carrier, possibility of Megyn Kelly leaving Fox News and a student who won’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. At 9:35, Joe DeFelice from the Philadelphia GOP joined discussing the anti-Trump graffiti that was placed in Chestnut Hill. At 10, Brian Hickey of Philly Voice, joined discussing the Mummer’s sensitivity training videos.
Joe DeFelice, from the Philly GOP, says he doesn’t expect a city employee to be fired after defacing a building with anti-Trump graffiti.