The Mark Riley Show Progressive talk radio with a twist

December 18, 2014  

Taliban storms Pakistan school, killing scores of children. The death toll is between 140 and 145, and again, lunatics decide its children’s lives that need to be sacrificed. There should be no safe harbor for these people anywhere on the planet.

CUNY professor arrested for assaulting cops at millions march. The media has had a field day with a half dozen or so people out of 25-30,000. This ties directly into Pat Lynch’s ridiculous statements of late. Some thrive in an “us vs. them” environment. Don’t buy into it.

Police hunt for six in Brooklyn Bridge protest melee. Fighting with cops is a zero sum game. They’re armed, and it takes away from the gravity of the issue you’re trying to spotlight. Nuff said. Meanwhile, protestors to meet with de Blasio.

Jeb Bush will actively explore the possibility of running for president. What, Christie hasn’t got it sewn up yet? Is America really ready for a third Bush? Right now, of all the people thinking about running, Elizabeth Warren would get my vote.

4 arrested in home invasions targeting Indian Americans in New Jersey suburbs. People of good conscience need to condemn this, whether it turns out to be a hate crime or not.

Wife of Bill Cosby places fault with news media. This follows her husband’s blatant pitch for black media about “being neutral”. Don’t know if every accuser’s lying, but there are an awful lot of them. Don’t blame the media, fight for yourself!

“Witness 40” for Ferguson grand jury exposed as a racist, mentally ill felon who lied about shooting: report. If even half of this is true, you have to ask, how was she credible enough to put before the grand jury in the first place? At best prosecutorial incompetence, at worst…..

Port Authority spent $200M in overtime in 9 months. This is at the same time they asked motorists to fork over a buck more at bridges and tunnels. The money spent on OT is on track to be more than they spend on infrastructure. Huh?

Lead Story 

We are told the nation’ and the city’s economy are getting better with each passing day/week/month. Yet there are questions about just how well its doing for large swaths of both Americans and New Yorkers. We have a guest to sort it out.

James Parrott, Deputy Director, Chief Economist, Fiscal Policy institute.To the Ridiculous

Millionaire teen stock trader admits he lied about everything. Oh those Stuyvesant kids…..

The real question is why some in the media didn’t fact check enough to expose him.


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