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The Morning Edge 11/21/14
November 21, 2014 07:06 AM PST
Guest: Attorney CJ Czaia, former US Congressional candidate, former co-host at WWPR, and immigration and political activist discusses President Obama's immigration speech, the executive order, Minneapolis Mayor Hodges #pointergate faux scandal and oversight of police abuse.The Morning Edge 11/19/14
November 19, 2014 09:54 PM PST
Augi and Henry Raines discuss Nancy Pelosi, President Obama and other Democratic leaders' contradictory statements about Obamacare adviser Prof Gruber and his comments as well as identify the true architect of the Affordable Care Act, former Wellpoint Insurance VP and Sen Max Baucus staffer Elizabeth Fowler. Plus Steve in St Petersburg calls in to tell us of his personal problem with the ACA while John in Sarasota relates the emotional story of his ability to buy health insurance for the first time in ten years because of the act.The Morning Edge 11/17/14
November 17, 2014 08:36 AM PST
Augi and Henry Raines discuss the possible Presidential Executive order on immigration and 90 year old Florida man gets arrested for the second time for feeding the homeless while a another FSU football player receives impunity from the law on a hit and run totaling another person's car.The Morning Edge 11/14/14
November 16, 2014 08:42 PM PST
Guest: Newly elected School District of Manatee County Board Member, Mary Cantrell, discusses in a wide ranging interview, Common Core requirements, the high standard for Florida teacher certification, success stories from the school system, retaining graduates with high quality jobs and how to handle public information requests.The Morning Edge 11/12/14
November 12, 2014 07:04 AM PST
Augi and Henry Raines discuss paid consultant to HHS on the Affordable Care Act, Jonathan Gruber's comments and the Fox media firestorm they created, Fox and Friends' attempt to sandbag Sen Angus King with them, the latest Supreme Court challenge to Obamacare, African-American voter support key to Gov Scott's victory and why African-American families find they benefit from Florida's scholl voucher program.The Morning Edge 11/10/14
November 10, 2014 08:25 AM PST
Augi and Henry Raines discuss President Obama's decision to send more troops to Iraq, the possible death of ISIS leader Al-Baghdadi, a coming deal with Iran on the nuclear issue and more post-election analysis.The Morning Edge 11/07/14
November 07, 2014 08:46 AM PST
Guest: Dennis Maley, editor, www.thebradentontimes.com , discusses the recent election, low information voters, Carol Whitmore's Manatee County Commission and Mary Cantrell's Manatee School District Board victories and the passion of the No-Kill animal activists.The Morning Edge 11/05/14
November 05, 2014 07:34 AM PST
Guest: Mitch Perry, Creative Loafing Tampa, news and politics editor breaks down the election results with Augi and Henry Raines. Also we discuss the Carol Whitmore, Carol Whitmore Campaign Manatee County Commission and Mary Cantrell, Mary Cantrell for School Board wins.
November 03, 2014 08:19 AM PST
Guest: Manatee County Commissioner Carol Whitmore talks about her re-election campaign, Manatee County's no-kill and pet adoption policy as well as the plan to dispose of the old Piney Point phosphate mine waste with a deep injection well.
Plus opponent Terri Wonder of the Terri Wonder for Commissioner campaign along with supporter Debbie Glow and numerous callers state their analysis of the county's no-kill policy and status.The Morning Edge 10/31/14
October 31, 2014 09:07 AM PDT
Guest: Manatee County School Board member and re-election candidate, Julie Aranibar.
The first person in her family to earn a high school diploma, Julie Aranibar went on to earn a bachelors degree in business and professional management, supervised laboratories, raised two children and helped lead Manatee County schools out of a difficult period.
Originally from Massachusetts, Aranibar first moved to Bradenton in 1998 and immediately began a tradition of active community involvement she has maintained to this day. In addition to serving on numerous parent-teacher organizations, Aranibar is also a founding member of the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance.
She has volunteered for more than a dozen local groups including Meals on Wheels, the American Lung Society, the Kiwanis Club, and several Republican organizations.
Aranibar first became inspired to run for the Manatee County School Board in 2010 after noticing the district’s test scores were plummeting, and its financial situation was worsening. Since her election, she has championed board efforts to improve financial accountability and better focus on student performance.
The Morning Edge is heard Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays on WWPR 1490 AM, www.1490wwpr.com , from 9-10am. Host: Augi Schmitz, Co-Host Henry Raines, www.henryrainesshow.podomatic.com
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