Kentucky Senator and 2016 Republican Presidential Candidate Rand Paul appeared at the National Constitution Center as part of Talk Radio 1210 WPHT’s Speaker Series with Dom Giordano.
Rich covered Keith Olbermann’s suspension from ESPN for tweets about Penn State, President Obama’s veto of the Keystone XL Pipeline bill, and the VA Secretary telling a homeless veteran he served in special forces. He also talked to former federal prosecutor Sydney Powell.
Chris Stigall spoke with former Lieutenant Colonel and the current Headmaster at the Havertown School, John Nagl, about a piece he’s written calling for more engagement in the fight against ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
Chris discussed the latest on the battle against ISIL in Iraq and Syria, New York Time Columnist Paul Krugman’s defense of President Obama, and the Catholic Church’s recent statements on homosexuality. He talked to Dr. John Nagl at 7:00 and Eagles General Howie Roseman at 8:20.
Chris discussed the beginning of the bombing campaign against Syria, President Obama and Leonardo DiCaprio addressing climate change at the United Nations, and the charges filed against three members of a group that assaulted a gay couple in Center City. He talked to John Hayward from Human Events at 7:00, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine at 8:00.
Kean said he agrees with the plan to arm rebels in Syria but wishes we had begun the process years ago.
Turzanski, the John Templeton Fellow at the Foreign Policy Research Institute and a Political Science Professor at LaSalle University, said Pres. Obama’s speech was politically motivated.
President Obama on Wednesday announced a comprehensive strategy to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS, or ISIL) that will broaden the U.S. military role to include airstrikes in Syria but not put any American combat troops on the ground in the region.
Many ancient mosques, temples, tombs, and other significant locations in the most heavily affected areas of Syria have seen severe damage during the nearly four years of conflict.
Chris reviews President Obama’s handling of negotiations with Russia over chemical weapons in Syria. the Eagles loss to the Chargers, and Joe Biden’s aspirations for the presidency. He talks to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup, Philles Broadcaster Larry Andersen, and CSN Philly’s Ray Didinger.
As the world watched images of families dying from chemical weapons in Syria, a Jewish woman from Boston who survived the Holocaust was asking herself how this could happen again.
Chris details an editorial written in the New York Times by Vladimir Putin, Councilman Jim Kenney’s request to sever ties with a Russian City, and some unfortunate tributes to 9/11 promoted by corporate America. He also talks to CBS News reporter Sharyl Attkisson about her ongoing coverage of the Benghazi attacks and Fast and Furious.
Chris reviews President Obama’s speech on Syria and Hillary Clinton’s reception of the Liberty Medal at the National Constitution Center. He also talks to John Hayward from Human Events, foreign policy expert Danielle Pletka, and Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.
President Obama on Tuesday night told the American public that the threat of a military strike should stay on the table while the U.S. and its allies take more time to pursue a diplomatic resolution with Assad.
CBS 3’s Pat Ciarrocchi spoke exclusively to a top military general, now retired, who believes the Obama presidency is at a potentially dangerous crossroads.