The Mark Riley Show Progressive talk radio with a twist

November 6, 2014  

Cancel the Midterms….So people just got finished voting, and now an NY Times Op-Ed says we shouldn’t bother anymore. The rationale is silly, hell, the whole article is silly!

Thousands rally against LGBT rights in Houston…Not much to say about this one, except I’m crossing Houston off my must visit list.

Terminally ill death with dignity advocate ends her life. Brittany Maynard caught some flack for her decision, and even came close to changing her  mind, but in the end, he died her way, and that takes guts.

Banks, Pinero departures raise issue of race @ NYPD. This is a multi layered story, with some in the media grinding axes to the point of being pitiful. Beyond that, rthe question of diversity in the NYPD is a legitimate issue.

Election Winners and Losers…. We already know, the big winner is money, whether it’s Democrats or Republicans, everyone begs. For what? You need to ask?

KMart workers have to come to work before dawn on Thanksgiving Day. No, not Black Friday, Thanksgiving Day. So…its didn’t work last year, so let’s try it again!!! No wonder KMart and Sears are going broke.

Little opposition seen in some votes to raise state minimum wages. That means even “right to work” states are starting to get the message. Raising the minimum wage helps everyone.

A top British spy says big tech firms enable terrorists. A serious charge, along with the allegation that Edward Snowden’s leaks have also helped terrorists. Didn’t see much backup in the piece, however. Yep, give up our rights in the name of safety. And you’ll prove it’s worth it how???

Lead Story

5 state study finds unsafe levels of airborne chemicals near oil and gas sites. This study has been grossly underreported, which is why it’s out lead story.

Guest: Dr. David O. Carpenter, Director, SUNY Albany Institute for Health and the Environment/ Senior author of the study. 

To The Ridiculous

“More dangerous than cigarettes”. Russians Remove iPhone statue following Apple CEO Tim Cook’s gay revelation. And we have a relationship with the homophobic Russian Czar Putin  because…….????

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