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Pelosi calls China “one of the freest societies in the world.”

Pelosi calls China “one of the freest societies in the world.” Gordon Chang, author of "The Great US-China Tech War", talks about Pelosi's trip to Taiwan. Another edition of Woke Wednesday. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Aug 10
Metallica faces being canceled by young fans who just discovered them

Metallica faces being canceled by young fans who just discovered them. FBI raids Trump's Mar-a-Lago home. Olivia Newton-John, singer and actress, dead at 73. Bill Maher speaks out in favor of body shaming. Police show up to wrong house for eviction. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Aug 09
Senate passes Inflation Reduction Act, but will it actually do anything?

Senate passes Inflation Reduction Act, but will it actually do anything? Mayor pushes back as Texas sends more than 4000 immigrants to NYC. Actress Anne Heche critically injured in fiery car crash in Mar Vista. Pink Floyd founder calls Biden a "war criminal." Pet thefts. Plant-based sausage. Former US ambassador predicts Griner will be released in "two-for-two" prisoner swap. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Aug 08
White House says we're in a transition, not a recession

White House says we're in a transition, not a recession. Woman being called a bad mother over her tattoos. Politicians shaping more of the conversation among people. Music to calm your dog. Brittney Griner sentenced to 9 years in Russian prison. Afghanistan becoming a safe haven for terrorists again. Misleading headlines. DeSantis suspends state attorney who vowed not to enforce Florida's new abortion law. Man pulls gun on a delivery driver that came to the wrong house. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Aug 05
Wokeism versus Trumpism

Wokeism versus Trumpism. College professor testing for "privilege". Rent prices rising throughout the US. Alex Jones' cellphone records mistakenly sent to plaintiffs' lawyers. California liquor store owner shoots armed robber. Movies opening in theaters and streaming this weekend. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Aug 04
Kansas votes to protect abortion rights in state constitution

Kansas votes to protect abortion rights in state constitution. Latest primary results. Nancy Pelosi departs Taiwan after visit criticized by China. Vin Scully, legendary Dodgers broadcaster, dies at 94. Woke Wednesday. Movies being shelved for "woke" content. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Aug 03
U.S. Drone Strike in Kabul Kills Top al-Qaeda Leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri

U.S. drone strike in Kabul kills top al-Qaeda Leader, Ayman al-Zawahiri. Brittney Griner returns to Russian court as US floats proposal to secure her release. Adam Carolla talks about his new book "Everything Reminds Me of Something." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Aug 02
One winner in $1.3 billion Mega Millions

One winner in $1.3 billion Mega Millions. Will Smith records apology to Will Smith. NFL suspends Deshaun Watson 6 games for personal conduct violations. Differing definitions for what a recession actually is. Joe Biden has second case of Covid. Pelosi starts Asian tour with speculation over Taiwan visit. Hershey warns of a possible candy shortage. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Aug 01
Governors keep busing migrants to Washington DC

Governors keep busing migrants to Washington DC. Mega Millions jackpot over $1 billion. Whoopi Goldberg forced to apologize for comments made about Turning Point USA. Overrated breakfast foods. Politicians claim we are not in a recession. Climate change protests at the Congressional Baseball Game. Jessica Tharp, President and CEO of Better Business Bureau, talks about building customer relationships. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 29
GDP report states economic growth in the US declined for second straight quarter

GDP report states economic growth in the US declined for second straight quarter. Mike Lyons, military analyst, talks China, Russia and possible deal for release of Brittney Griner and Paul Whelan. Choco Taco, the beloved Klondike product, has been discontinued. Microchips still in short supply. The egregious TikTok terms of service. Sesame Place Philadelphia has been hit with a $25 million class action lawsuit claiming the park and its employees have insulted and damaged black patrons, especially the youngsters. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 28
No winner in Mega Millions game, jackpot tops $1 billion

No winner in Mega Millions game, jackpot tops $1 billion. Biden insists there’s no recession as he confronts latest economic risk. Democrats trying to define their message for 2024. WNBA star Brittney Griner testifies at Russian drug trial. Mickey Mantle baseball card could sell for $10 million and break sports memorabilia record. Biden out of isolation after bout with Covid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 27
Redefining what a recession is

Redefining what a recession is. Monkeypox infections rising. Chess-playing robot accidentally breaks child finger in game. Mega Millions jackpot up to $810 million. How many are really in the US illegally? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 26
Possible public health emergency due to Monkeypox

Possible public health emergency due to Monkeypox. Federal Reserve plans another rate hike this week. Gas prices starting to decline. Shark Week on Discovery Channel. Immigration still an issue. Weekend box office numbers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 25
Most economists flat-out wrong about inflation factors

Most economists flat-out wrong about inflation factors. Mike Lyons, military analyst, talks about what's going on in Ukraine. Movies opening this weekend. Biden only experiencing mild Covid symptoms. Sean Spicer talks about his new podcast and the current political climate. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 22
Dave Chappelle show canceled by Minnesota venue following criticism

Dave Chappelle show canceled by Minnesota venue hours before gig following criticism. Pronouns in the workplace. Woman sues man over bad date. The economy is still the most important issue for voters. Biden tests positive for Covid. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 21
Sesame Place accused of racism, facing backlash over viral video

Sesame Place accused of racism, facing backlash over viral video. Teacher activism in elementary schools. Woke Wednesday. Pizza delivery guy saves 5 kids from burning home. Sharks force NY beach to close to swimmers. Netflix loses almost a million subscribers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 20
Trust in media at record low

Trust in media at record low. Dr. Fauci plans to retire at the end of Biden's term. 2028 Summer Olympics to be held in Los Angeles. Hair loss a new side effect of Covid. MLB All-Star game. Putin intensifies attacks on Ukraine. US military recruiting through video game tournaments. Ted Cruz believes same sex marriage laws should be revisited. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 19
Federal Reserve looks to raise rates again to curb inflation

Federal Reserve looks to raise rates again to curb inflation. Shooting at Indiana shopping mall leaves at least four dead, including suspected gunman shot by armed bystander. Tiger Woods unable to finish PGA Open. Will Trump run in 2024? Texas lawmakers investigating the Uvalde disaster blame “egregiously poor decision-making." Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 18
Biden's approval numbers sink lower

Biden's approval numbers sink lower. A new Covid variant emerges. Inflation the most important issue in midterm elections. White House braces for Biden's meeting with Mohammed bin Salman in Saudia Arabia. Monkeypox still a threat. Sea Lions chasing beachgoers in San Diego. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 15
Regulating content on TikTok

Regulating content on Tik Tok. Starbucks closing multiple stores over employee safety. "Top Gun: Maverick" still tops in revenue. Armie Hammer took timeshare salesman job to make money to 'support' his family after Hollywood downfall following sexual assault allegations. Comedian Andrew Schulz uses life savings to buy back comedy special from streaming service who demanded jokes be censored. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 14
Consumer prices up 9% from last year

Consumer prices up 9% from last year. More damaging video of the Uvalde police response. A lot of America under-vaccinated for Covid. Getting woke on "Woke Wednesday". Concession workers threaten to strike before the MLB All-Star game. Monkeypox vaccine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 13
Cable news networks see significant drop in viewership

Cable news networks see significant drop in viewership. The latest news on the Russia/Ukraine war from Mike Lyons, military analyst. Biden's age to be a factor in 2024. Amazon Prime Day begins. More prime time Jan 6th hearings. Running of the Bulls returns. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 12
Americans having recession anxiety

Americans having recession anxiety. Biden heading to Saudi Arabia. Active Shooter Alert Act of 2022. What causes someone to commit mass murder? Weekend box office numbers. People questioning if Biden should run for reelection. Amazon Prime Day. Pregnant woman in Texas argues for HOV access. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 11
What the latest job numbers say about the economy

What the latest job numbers say about the economy. Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe shot dead. Biden plans to use executive action to protect a woman's right to an abortion. Highland Park shooter was known to police. Why are young people so angry? Meat prices rising. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 08
Boris Johnson to resign as UK prime minister

Boris Johnson to resign as UK prime minister. A majority of Americans feel the country is headed in the wrong direction. Authorities are searching for the individuals who set off an explosion at a mysterious Georgia monument. Brittney Griner pleads guilty to drug charges in Russia. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 07
New details on July 4th shooting in Highland Park

New details on July 4th shooting in Highland Park. Woke Wednesday. California to make healthcare free to all low-income immigrant families. UK government in crisis as ministers quit Boris Johnson's administration. SCOTUS hands down controversial ruling against the EPA. Bette Midler angers the trans community after tweet. Economic signs still pointing to a recession. Oil prices fall below $100. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 06
Suspect in custody after 6 killed, dozens wounded at Highland Park Fourth of July parade

Suspect in custody after 6 killed, dozens wounded at Highland Park Fourth of July parade. Competitive eater Joey Chestnut put a protester in a chokehold during a July 4 hot dog eating contest - and still won. Climate change protest shuts down DC highway. Top selling beers in the US. Scrabble competitions remove 400 words considered offensive. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

2h 4m
Jul 05
Press corps demands more access to President Biden

Press corps demands more access to President Biden. AOC calls for the impeachment of Justice Thomas. Latest poll shows 78% disapprove of the way Biden is handling the economy. AIRmageddon as 3 million people plan to fly over the holiday weekend. NBA free agency. Bobby Bonilla Day. Brittney Griner set to go on trial in Russia for drug smuggling.

2h 4m
Jul 01
Was the latest Jan 6th hearing as explosive as the media says it was?

Was the latest Jan 6th hearing as explosive as the media says it was? 2024 presidential candidate speculation. Howard Stern thinks he might run for president in 2024. Man tries to make fake meat that tastes like human flesh. Phones broken by filming fireworks. Heritage Foundation's E.J. Antoni talks current economic situation and recession possibilities.

2h 4m
Jun 30
Bombshell testimony at Jan 6th hearing

Bombshell testimony at Jan 6th hearing. Russian bombing of Ukraine shopping mall captured in stunning picture. Horrific details emerge regarding over people found dead in tractor trailer. Getting woke on Woke Wednesday. 72% of voters say inflation is the most pressing issue. Ghislaine Maxwell sentenced to 20 years for sex trafficking.

2h 4m
Jun 29