Gary R’Nel spoke with La Salle Professor of Political Science, Dr. Michael Boyle on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the wide ranging summit in Washington DC focused on countering violent extremism both in the Middle East and at home in the United States.
Rich responded to statements from a State Department spokesperson that economic factors are drawing recruits to ISIS, Philadelphia DA Seth Williams challenging Governor Tom Wolf’s moratorium on the death penalty and Vanilla Ice being arrested for burglary.
Rich discussed a federal judge’s ruling halting President Obama’s executive order on immigration, pending FCC regulations on net neutrality, and Saturday Night Live’s most successful former member. He talked to FCC Commissioner Ajit Pai and Nick Gillespie from Reason.
Rich discussed today’s shooting at the University of North Carolina, Jon Stewart stepping down as host of the Daily Show, and President Obama seeking a war resolution from Congress. He also talked to Kaz Nejatian, the CEO of Kash.
Rich talked about President Obama lying about his opposition to gay marriage in 2008, the government withdrawing warnings about cholesterol, and the record setting premiere of “Better Call Saul.” He also spoke with John Keating, the attorney for a lesbian couple being sued by their sperm donor for parenting rights, and a Temple psychologist, Laurence Steinberg, about the dangers of the teenage brain.
Rich examined President Obama’s statement that the media overstates the terrorist threat, ISIS recruited home grown terrorists, and the latest surrounding the Brian Williams controversy. He also talked to Jay Michaelson from the Daily Beast, Author Damon Root, and Dr. Damon Centola from the Annenberg School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Rich discussed a mother’s plot to teach her son a lesson by staging his kidnapping, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s disastrous trip to London and body builders using breast milk to bulk up.
Rich discussed NBC News Anchor Brian Williams being exposed lying about a story from Iraq in 2003, body builders drinking breast milk, and a man sent to prison after his son shot a playmate.
Rich reviewed the Super Bowl Commercials, President Obama’s most recent budget proposal and the demise of Radioshack. He also talked to former Pepsi and Apple Executive John Sculley and Columnist Christine Flowers.
Rich covered Mitt Romney’s decision not to run for President next year, Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord’s resignation, and Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman’s Super Bowl Sunday dilemma.
Rich assessed President Obama’s disagreements with Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, University policies addressing sexual assault on campus, and a domestic violence that will air during the Super Bowl. He talked to Dr. Katie Schultes about the damage being done to children by parents who do not vaccinate their children.
Rich covered the cost associated with shutting down cities for this week’s storm, police cracking down on kids shoveling snow, and President Obama’s trip to Saudi Arabia. He also talked with Stephen Martin from General Motors, David Harsanyi from the Federalist, and William Harner, Superintendent of the Quakertown School District.
The nation’s Democratic legislative leaders are in town this week, working on their policy agenda for the 114th Congress.
Rich explained his opposition to President Obama being interviewed on YouTube, the latest in the takeover of Atlantic City, and McDonald’s continued financial struggles. He also talked with foreign policy analyst Paul Bonicelli about the death of the King of Saudi Arabia.
Rich reviews President Obama’s State of the Union Address, meteorologists getting fired for getting their predictions wrong, and what should the penalty be for the New England Patriots after deflating the footballs in Sunday’s AFC Championship Game. He also talks to Chris Chase from USA Today and Kay Hymowitz from the Manhattan Institute.