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Friday, December 15th, 2017
12/15/17: Sexual Harassment At ESPN
We discuss the Boston Globe's scathing expose of sexual harassment at ESPN, and Ivy League College BDSM Clubs and workshop. Then, Sen Formica talks state budget battle returning. Is excessive cell phone radiation exposure causing tumors and other ailments? Don't carry your cell phone in your pocket! Reading Facebook will ruin your day.
Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
12/13/17: The Future of Brick & Mortar Stores
Does Doug Jones' win in Alabama mean more wins in the Senate on the way for the Democrats? What are your holiday shopping habits? Strictly online or do you go inside actual stores? What is the future of brick and mortar retailers.
Tuesday, December 12th, 2017
12/12/17: The Busway To Nowhere
Sen. Suzio talks about the travel bill and the busway to nowhere. Russell Blair of The Hartford Courant discusses the Luke Bronin story. How do we differentiate all these sexual misconduct allegations? What is the line crossed that should result in loss of employment? Mob Justice and the court of public opinion... Would you vote for Roy Moore?
Monday, December 11th, 2017
12/11/17: CT Union Fiscal Disaster
Robert Alt, President and CEO of The Buckeye Institute (WorkerVotingRights.org), talks about the CT union fiscal disaster and more. A failed terrorist attack in NY and the travel ban... are they the effect of chain migration? We discuss Keaton Jones and the bullying problem/hypocrisy in schools. Kids face the wild west of bullying in school, while their adult couterparts fight aggressive touching at work. Melanie Morgan, talking head, national spokeswomen and co-founder of MediaEqualizer.com, looks at the Al Franken fallout as well as Net Neutrality. Sen. George Logan is volunteering as a bell-ringer for the Salvation Army... does this violate the seperation of church and state?
Friday, December 8th, 2017
12/8/17: How's Trump's Presidency Going?
Michael Harrison discusses sexual harassment and Al Franken. We poll the audience - if you consider all the media swirl regarding Trump's tone and outrageous behavior, are things going well or poorly after 10 plus months of his presidency?
Thursday, December 7th, 2017
12/7/17: The NFL's Ratings Implosion
David Williams, President of Taxpayers Protection Alliance Foundation, a non-partisan research group on taxation, joins Todd. After 24 years in DC, David is an expert in exposing government waste. Pete Kasperowitz, political editor with the Washington Examiner, and Kerry Lutz, founder of the The Financial Survival Network and author of Viral Podcasting: How To Earn A 6 Figure Income From Your Podcast, discuss the implosion of NFL ratings.
Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
12/6/17: Moving the US Embassy
The Mad Liberal talks Trump moving Israel's U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem...And will Al Franken announce his resignation? He is facing pressure from many female democratic senators. David Shestokas, Attorney/Constitutional Expert, discusses Steve Bannon, who says Roy Moore has more integrity that Mitt Romney's whole family.
Tuesday, December 5th, 2017
12/5/17: Muslim Ban vs. Travel Ban
Wajid Ahmed, Baitul Aman Mosque deputy spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim community USA CT Chapter, talks Trump's Travel Ban....it's not a Muslim ban.
Callers question Wajid on the travel ban and Islam. Why don't more Muslims (especially domestic ones) stand up against the radicalization of their belief system? Where are the moderates?
Is language miscommunicating the message of Islam? We break down the differences of a Muslim ban vs. the Travel ban, plus look at the tax bill and its effect on states like Connecticut.
12/5/17: Wajid Ahmed
Wajid Ahmed of the Baitul Aman Mosque is deputy spokesperson for the Ahmadiyya Muslim community USA CT Chapter. Trump's Travel Ban....it's not a Muslim ban. Callers question Wajid on the travel ban and Islam. Why don't more Muslims (especially domestic ones) stand up against the radicalization of their belief system? Where are the moderates?
Monday, December 4th, 2017
12/4/17: Trump's Tax Plan - Who's It Good For?
Art Laffer, campaigning for Bob Stefanowski for CT governor, discusses the state of the state and the national economy. The Trump Tax Plan is approved... who is it good for? We look at the tax policy from Conservative and Liberal sides. Big business vs. Small business-- are you nervous or delighted by big stores that take over small ones? There are privacy issues with the CVS-Aetna merger... CVS care cards will let insurance company track your purchases and subsequently raise rates. The Supreme Court 7-2 overturned lower courts to uphold Trumps travel ban, Colin Kaepernick is nominated for Time's Person of the Year, women committing sexual harassment in the workplace, and Steve tells story about a magical bus ride with a friendly executive.
Friday, December 1st, 2017
12/1/17: Victory Over Truth
Michael Harrison joins Todd to discuss Former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn, who pled guilty to lying to the FBI, and Matt Lauer's debauchery at NBC... does our culture now value victory over truth? We look at power and money, their relationship and consequences. And are the feminist and sexual liberation movements in any way responsible for the current climate of sexual abuse allegations?
Thursday, November 30th, 2017
11/30/17: Bob Stefanowski, Candidate for Governor
Bob Stefanowski, GOP candidate for governor, explains his economic plan for the state,
state worker pension problems, and what we do from here. Todd talks institutional laziness, government waste, and the pension problem... and wants to known where are you leaving Connecticut for? Plus the Israel Horovitz allegations... his son Adam supports the women and believes said allegations. And Sen. Joe Markley discusses the XL Center rehab budget.
Wednesday, November 29th, 2017
11/29/17: The Right Reaction To Sexual Misconduct Allegations
The Mad Liberal-- President Trump tweets about Muslims. Another one (or two) bites the dust... auf Wiedersehen, Matt Lauer; bye bye Garrison Keillor. How do you reconcile your love for someone with the revalation that they have behaved badly? Rep. Rob Sampson talks the XL Center renovations, bonding process.
Garrison Keillor was accused of touching a woman's bare back while consoling her, his apology was accepted... then the lawyers came. What is the proper reaction to the continued sexual misconduct accusations?
Tuesday, November 28th, 2017
11/28/17: Is Pocahontas a Racial Slur?
Is Pocahontas a racial slur? Trump called out Sen. Elizabeth Warren's claimed heritage during event honoring Native Americans. We add the perspective of former Obama attorney Ian Bassin, using sound from an interview he did on the podcast The Good Fight with Yascha Mounk. Bassin argues that Trump is trying to undo our democratic norms and he is coordinating a resistance to Trump's "populism."
Monday, November 27th, 2017
11/27/17: Is Trump Handling the Roy Moore Situation Correctly?
William Campbell, host of the Challenging Opinions podcast (ChallengingOpinions.com), calls in from Berlin to explain how the sex abuse scandal in the states has destabalized the British government. And is President Trump handling the Roy Moore case properly? Plus, Harry loves Meghan... Americas obssession with the Royals.
Monday, November 20th, 2017
11/20/17: Charles Manson Is Dead
Charles Manson is dead... does anybody care? Todd looks at parallels between Manson and the establishment riggers-- Hillary talking Trump accusations and demonizing FOX. Sen. Len Fasano gives us an update on the budget and the going ons at the Capital. Is democracy a viable form of governement? What is democracy? Todd looks up the definition...
Friday, November 17th, 2017
11/17/17: Dealing With Political Talk at Thanksgiving
Michael Harrison joins Todd for the continuing story of sexual abuse accusations. A Bristol school cancels talk by Muslim women. And how do you deal with Thanksgiving political talk? Plus, Peter Lumaj checks in and more.
Thursday, November 16th, 2017
11/16/17: Al Franken Accused
Al Franken accused of sexual misconduct? Is this an early Christmas present for Roy Moore? What is the political fallout of the new revalations? The Dems are attempting to shift the balance of power in senate with Roy Moore case. We hear a female perspective on the sexual abuse revelations, and how long has this been happening. Does the way women dress cause more abusive behavior by men?
Wednesday, November 15th, 2017
11/15/17: Would Trump Use Nukes Inappropriately?
Chris Murphy says Dems are concerned that Trump may inapproriately use Nukes... is there any evidence of that? Isn't this good for adversaries to be concerned about? We discuss whether elephants should be granted some rights that require them to be able to live their lives in a natural environment where they can exercise their sophisticated intelligence and live in their natural family units. The topic is a response to NRP's lawsuit, that seeks to have three elephants moved from CT to a sanctuary in San Diego, against the farm in Goshen. Everyone loves the Thanksgiving holiday, but do you love the meal??? Does dry turkey, canned cranberry sauce, and soggy stuffing do it for you? We brainstorm how turkey day could be improved.
Tuesday, November 14th, 2017
11/14/17: The Last 'Moral' President
The Roy Moore saga continues. Where is this avalanche of sexual abuse accusations headed? Who should rule the world; Men or Women? Todd looks at the Millennials and gender/transgender movement. Is there a moral standard anymore? Who was the last "moral" President?
Monday, November 13th, 2017
11/13/17: Should Roy Moore Drop Out?
Todd talks the Roy Moore accusation story... should Roy Moore drop out of the race? Is it sabatoge by the Dems and/or Establishment Republicans? A Connecticut mother was ordered to be deported today... should we be sympathetic to Denada Rondos' extenuating circumstances? Should dreamers and illegals have to join the military to gain citizenship or a college education?
Friday, November 10th, 2017
11/10/17: The Rigging of Everything in America
The show starts off with Michael Harrison, publisher of Talkers Magazine, discussing the rigging of everything in America. Then Todd is joined by Ann Coulter, who explains why the Dem's collaboration with the Russians is way more insidious than the GOP's. Then Todd learns from listeners what programming and technology options they're using to cut the cord with the cable company, to save some money.
Thursday, November 9th, 2017
11/9/17: NAACP vs. the National Anthem
Stephen Coonts, "The Armageddon File", coonts.com discusses Roy Moore sexual assault story, Chris Farrell, director of investigations and research for Judicial WatchDesk, says the NAACP wants to get rid of the National Anthem due to a "racist" line. Brian Noe, Chair, Farmington Democratic Town Committee joins Todd. Does celebrating diversity mean there can be no diversity?
Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
11/8/17: Defining Sexual Harassment
What is your definition of sexual harrassment? Devin Kelley (the Texas church shooter)'s phone is locked... should the government get access to cell phone data? Mariah Carey's security guard accuses her of sexual harassment. Carey requested that he visit her room to move luggage around.When he arrived, she reportedly wore a see-through negligee, which was left open.Anello said that he attempted to leave, but Carey insisted he move the luggage. He added that he ended up leaving the room and that there was no physical contact. And is the Dems' win in off year elections the result of Trump?
Tuesday, November 7th, 2017
11/7/17: What's Your Smart Phone Price Limit?
Luxurious movie seats, and the LBJ movie directed by a Meathead. Working homeless, living in RVs, in Southern Cali due to unaffordable rent-- what can/should we do? Isn't struggling "real life," those are the defining moments? Solutions to the mass shooting problem-- stop publicizing shootings year after year. The iPhone X-- would you pay $1,000 for a phone? What is your limit?
Monday, November 6th, 2017
11/6/17: Mental Stability & Belief Systems
Was atheism a factor in Texas Church shooting? Todd talks mental stability and belief systems. Religion, spirtiuality, and atheism... how do they fit together and how do they relate to the shooter in Texas?
Thursday, November 2nd, 2017
11/3/17: Men Are Raised Entitled?
Michael Harrison shares technology and data input regarding sleep patterns affected by our addictions, life before electricity, and "2nd Sleep". We also talk Michelle Obama, raising daugters and loving sons... men are raised entitled? Why women don't come forward when they experience sexual abuse or inappropiate behavior from higher ups. The unemployment rate is the lowest in 17 years. And Massachusetts and Maine want to move to Atlantic time zone... Come on New England.
Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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First Selectman Tim Herbst of Trumbull. Lou Palumbo, ex-police officer and securtiy expert. Social spending - can it be cut? Focused on story on story on Medicare assistance from Medicaid being cut in new budget. Micah Welintukonis, candidate for governor, stops by for a minute. Should the Pres. be the projection of our collective best selves? PATRICK J. W. CHAGNON, PRESIDENT and founder of BLUELINE Security Consulting Group, LLC-- providing customized security solutions to those tasked with protecting people, property, and reputations.
Tuesday, October 31st, 2017
11/1/17: Terror Attack In Manhattan
In reaction to Wednesday's terror attack in Manhattan, Todd interviews Pamela Geller, author of "Fatwa: Hunted in America." Then we have a discussion on the Diversity Visa Program, a lottery through which the attacker was granted permanent residence status, which the president questioned in response to the attack.
Monday, October 30th, 2017
10/31/17: What Halloween Candy By State Tells Us
A new study has revealed most popular Halloween candies by state... what does this tell us? And are Dems planning anniversary "scream sessions" in Boston & Philly? Plus, a look at older and obscure candies... what's your favorite?
Sunday, October 29th, 2017
10/30/17: UFOs, The Budget & More
Rick Teles, former military and author of "The Final Revelation: The Sun Project" joins Todd to discuss UFOs. Then Len Suzio and Sen. Joe Markley talk the latest on the state budget.
Thursday, October 26th, 2017
10/27/17: Cultural Appropriation of Mexican Food
Michael Harrison of Talkers Magazine joins Todd. We discuss the Oregon burrrito restaurant forced out of business a result of outrage over their cultural appropriation of Mexican food by white women. Then, Carol Liebau, Pres. of the Yankee Institute talks with Todd about state budget deal.
Wednesday, October 25th, 2017
Carl Seeger Henry, Truth Activist, discusses the JFK docs story. Len Fasano and Rob Samson give a budget update. Robert Alt, President and CEO of The Buckeye Institute, says public sector unions often fail to serve their members. K. Tempest Bradford, freelance journalist, asks why is cultural appropriation bad? And we look at racially insensitive Halloween costumes.
Tuesday, October 24th, 2017
10/25/17: Voting On An Unseen Budget
Todd talks voting on a budget nobody has seen.
Monday, October 23rd, 2017
10/24/17: Establishment Republicans Not Running Again
Todd looks at the case of the establisment Republicans not running for re-election.
Sunday, October 22nd, 2017
10/23/17: Trump and the 'Rigged System'
Tom Steyer joins Todd to discuss the Trump impeachment campaign, and looks at the mis-reporting of Myeshia Johnson's statements regarding her phone call with the president. Then we discuss the rigged system and the Trump effect on Washington with Cassie Smedile, National Press Secretary for the RNC.
Thursday, October 19th, 2017
10/20/17: How The Car Tax Could Affect Fleet Businesses
Michael Harrison and Suzanne Bates, Policy Director at the Yankee Institute, talk about the car tax's potential effect on businesses with fleets.
Wednesday, October 18th, 2017
10/19/17: How To Fix a Budget Mess
Paul Hughes of The Republican-American joins Todd to talk the budget. Sen Len Fasano also checks in and gives a budget update. Rep. Prasaad Srinivasan, candidate for governor, discusses what he would do to fix budget mess.
Tuesday, October 17th, 2017
10/18/17: Nancy Wyman On Healthcare & More
Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman joins Todd to discuss healthcare. Also, where does lottery revenue go?
Monday, October 16th, 2017
10/17/17: Will There Be a Budget?
Sen. Paul Formica (R-East Lyme), Co-Chair of the Appropriations Committee, shares an update on the state budget. Malloy is hoping for a budget... will their be a budget?
Sunday, October 15th, 2017
10/16/17: Steve Bannon's New Republican Party
Todd discusses the 'racist' Dr. Suess, Steve Bannon's new Republican Party, and regulated Halloween costumes. Plus, the history of presidents bashing past presidents, an American tradition.
Thursday, October 12th, 2017
10/13/17: The Trump Iran Deal
Sen Len Fasano talks about the state budget impass. Then, Kayleigh McEnany, RNC Spokeswoman, breaks down the latest in the Trump Iran Deal.
Wednesday, October 11th, 2017
10/12/17: Todd Is A Lunatic!
Todd is a lunatic! Today we discuss the deep state, unions, Puerto Rico, and Texas. Plus, Tom Shattuck talks with Todd.
Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
10/11/17: Harvey Weinstein, Hollywood & Hypocrisy
Harvey Weinstein-- real life or Hollywood fairy tale? Todd talks the hypocrisy of those on the left, protecting Weinstein. And Sen. Heather Somers joins the program.
Monday, October 9th, 2017
10/10/17: The Left vs. Christopher Columbus
The state budget... now it's the republicans you have to fear. And Christopher Columbus... why is he the only immigrant the left hates? Sen. Joe Markley speaks on the Columbus statue unveiling in Southington.
Sunday, October 8th, 2017
10/9/17: Short But Sweet
The short but longer than advertised show.
Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
10/4/17: Gun Control, OJ, Tillerson, and More
Todd talks Washington Post's gun control editorial, the release of OJ Simpson, and more on the Vegas shooting. We also look at Rex Tillerson's fake news story, and Bernadette Duncan, author of Yappy Days, joins us.
Monday, October 2nd, 2017
10/3/17: Profiling the Vegas Shooter
David Walker, former U.S. Comptroller General joins Todd, and we take a good look at the Vegas shooter's profile.
Sunday, October 1st, 2017
10/2/17: Gun Control vs. Mental Health
Todd has a state budget update, and talks the Las Vegas shooting, background checks, and the gun control vs mental health debate.
Friday, September 29th, 2017
9/28/17: Trump's Tax Plan, Tolls & Micro Aggressions
Todd talks Trump's Tax Plan, tolls, and micro aggressions. Sen Rob Sampson and Len Fasano also call in.
Thursday, September 28th, 2017
9/29/17: Racially Insensitive Dr. Seuss?
Michael Harrison, Joe Visconti, and Sen Paul Formica join Todd. Part of the conversation? The Cambridge Librarian who accused Dr.Seuss books of containing "racist propaganda, caricatures and harmful stereotypes."
Tuesday, September 26th, 2017
9/27/17: More On The NFL Protests
Sure, let's keep talking about the NFL protests!
Monday, September 25th, 2017
9/26/17: NFL Protests and Budget Talks
Todd takes on NFL Protests and the state budget talk.
Sunday, September 24th, 2017
9/25/17: What Is Patriotism?
What is patriotism? Should protestors be fired?
Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
9/21/17: Cleaning Up the State Budget Mess
The state's budget is a mess! What can we do and who should give in?
Tuesday, September 19th, 2017
9/20/17: The Consequences of Budget Cuts
Sen. Len Fasano joins Todd to talk UConn President Susan Herbst's warning of the consequences from budget cuts.
Monday, September 18th, 2017
9/19/17: Trump at the UN
Todd discusses Trump talking at the UN, "knock it off Rocketman!" and Connecticut's financial mess.
Sunday, September 17th, 2017
9/18/17: The State Budget
Sen. Joan Hartley of Waterbury, Middlebury & Naugatuck talks about state budget.
Thursday, September 14th, 2017
9/11/17: Taxing the Evil Rich
Taxing the evil rich... is this ever a real solution? Todd discusses...
Tuesday, September 12th, 2017
9/13/17: Vape Laws
David Horowitz, American conservative writer, is a founder and current president of the think tank the David Horowitz Freedom Center and he's on with Todd. Also Martin Pazzani discusses Connecticut's Vape laws and regulations.
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