7-28-15 News Notes

TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally. News Now Highway: House GOP's 3-month push Senate GOP's "combative" session Obama slams Huckabee et al... GOP chair: IRS commissioner must go Gun purchases: Recent mass shootings NATO: Rare emergency meeting - Turkey Ethiopia: Obama pushes for South Sudan peace State Dept human trafficking report row: TPP No summer Olympics [...]

7-14-15 News Notes

TRNS News Notes is brought to you by Victoria Jones. Victoria Jones is the Chief White House correspondent and global analyst of the Washington DC based Talk Radio News Service, where her insight and analysis are made available to over 400 news talk radio stations around the country and internationally.   News Now Iran: Deal - finally Iran: What will Congress do? Greece: Tsipras struggles for support Pentagon may lift transgender ban Son of Boston cop charged: Pro-ISIS plot El Chapo gloats on Twitter: Warns Trump Walker kicks off 2016 run Obama commutes 46 drug sentences Obama: Urgent to care [...]

A Progressive Path

"The problems we set out to address will not be solved overnight but make no mistake, the people of this city have chosen a progressive path," -- NYC Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio 11/5/14 Following the lead of the people of Los Angeles who elected a progressive Mayor in Eric Garcetti just six months ago, the people of New York handed Bill de Blasio a landslide. Knocking a giant hole in the media's contention that Democrats won't vote in a midterm or off-off year election, in race after race, not just the Democrats - but the PROGRESSIVE Democrats scored victories. From [...]

A Dog Lover, A Muslim, A Gay in the NBA..

  Yes, we talked about all three of those topics and more on today's show. I am the dog lover. The pups pictured above are mine.  Unfortunately, one of them is very sick.  Pooh Bear was diagnosed on Thursday with osteo-sarcoma - bone cancer. Of course, this has led me to a few days of reflecting on the dogs in my life, and how much they've all meant to me.  More coming on that eventually. In the meantime, we're keeping Pooh as comfortable as possible, watching her for guidance on what to do next... I was joined in the first [...]

Boston You’re My Home

Today, we're all Bostonians, I guess. Although I never lived in Boston proper, I did live in Salem, NH while working at WXRV, a radio station based in Haverhill, MA.  But even more importantly, my dad was from Boston.  Born and raised in Chelsea, he graduated from Boston University and I can still hear his Boston accent when I think of him. Of course the line that gives this post its title comes from Boston's anthem, The Standells' "Dirty Water".  It was fitting to play this morning... I wish I had some news to pass along, as speculation does none [...]

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