Part 1: Ray and Debi chat this morning about some of the overnight current event. Ray reminds people of the Honor Flight Remote at Rowe Ford Westbrook. Ray tells Debi about The King County Airport in Seattle. They end up with the discussion about the elected folks not “getting it done”. He talks about Mitt Romey, Jeb Bush and they are used as examples. Ray gives a history lesson on the legislature and how we got into the situation we are in as a country. Also the difference between a statesman and today’s elected people.
Part 2: David Jones is back in the house. They discuss Former FBI director James Comey and then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch. She has accused former FBI Director James Comey of mis-characterizing her statements by repeatedly alleging, under oath, that Lynch privately instructed him to call the Hillary Clinton email probe a “matter” instead of an “investigation.” A transcript of her testimony was released on Monday by House Judiciary Committee ranking member Doug Collins, R-Ga.
Part 3: Ray, Debi and David discuss Gov. Mills’ budget. Ray says that the Republicans could just stop fighting and let them do what they want. (Still voting against them, but let them impost their craziness).
Part 4: Ray, David and Dee Dee welcome Garrett Mason and Ben Dudley joins by phone. They discuss the CMP (Central Maine Power) Connect that has been proposed to run through Maine from Canada to Massachusetts. He is the Director of Mainers for Clean Energy Jobs. It is a coalition of organizations and individuals who support the New England Clean Energy Connect (NECEC). The PUC has requested a study and has giving no direction or money to pay for it. Ray talks about “Dark Money”. They talk about climate change and why are all of the Democrats that are “for” climate change are now against it. Garrett asks Ben a question about who get the energy and how will Mainers benefit. Ray asks him how supply and demand works. They also discuss how it will affect property taxes in Lewiston. LD 640 is being voted on today. Call your representative and voice your opinion (nicely) and JUST SAY NO! They are trying to change the rules in the middle of the game.
Part 5: The panel is joined by Carrol Conley of Christian Civic League. They talk about the “Right to Die” and abortion issues that are before Maine’s Legislature. But first they talk about the Franklin Graham Destination America Northeast Tour. They talk about the hypocrisy of Maine’s legislature by allowing non-doctor personnel to preform an abortion, but wouldn’t allow a non-dentist to pull a tooth. They talk about some of the “exceptions” in the abortion argument. Carrol makes sure that you know the need to hold the legislature accountable for their vote.
Part 6: Ray and Garrett talk about the 129th Maine Legislature. They have now gone to three sessions a day trying to get all of the stuff done before their deadline. Garrett expects the budget to keep going up. The government will shutdown on July 1 if they don’t get their budget passed. The Republicans have said that they won’t support a lot of changes that matter that Gov. LePage has put into place. Ray talks about the worker’s comp bill that will roll it back to the 1980’s. Garrett explains what that means. Ray says that businesses will be picking up and moving if some of these over-regulations continue to be heaped on business and small businesses will end up having to close. Garrett is so upset about the forced vaccination bill that is being proposed. Ray asks where on any of the elected folks pamphlets or ads did they say what they had in mind if elected. Garrett, Ray and David all agree that this is nothing but a steady march toward Socialism.
Part 7: Ray and the panel discuss an Op-Ed piece in the Portland Press Herald about immigration written by an immigrant. This leads to talking about how people come here to change the way we do things. Garrett takes about “Helping People Where They Are”, not just bringing the biggest and brightest from their country, but help them raise their country up. They talk about the differences and what holds us together.
Part 8: Ray thanks his guests, David Jones and Garrett Mason, for the great conversations on today’s show. Ray talks about the organizations that profit off of the backs of the down-trodden and innocent.
Part 1: Ray talks about the Franklin Graham event held on Sunday night. He gives a a shout out to Mike Timmons and the fantastic job he has done with the Cumberland County Fairgrounds. He talks about the Dinner to support the New Recruits that are graduating high school. The public schools don’t recognize them so Ray decided he would. Col. David Hunt spoke and Bizzy Morrell sang the National Anthem.
Part 2: Ray and Debi welcome the one and only David Jones back from Florida. They discuss private enterprise. David is fresh from Ft. Lauderdale and he describes the growth. David talks about the wedding and venue in Florida. They talk about the weather and how after a natural disaster there is a wealth of opportunity.
Part 4: Ray and David are joined by Fox News Radio’s Eben Brown to discuss the Alabama Abortion Law and the reactions to the harsh consequences on the doctors. Is this an attempt to get the issue in front of the Supreme Court. Ray gives another shout out to the sponsors of the Salute the Recruit Dinner and apologized again to Pete McVety. Ray describes the event. They take a call and it happens to be Pete and they talk about what a special night.
Part 5: Ray and David talk a little immigration. Ray says that anything else you do has to begin with stopping the porous border issue. David says that the other side has no plans to fix this because they don’t want to give anything to Trump.
Part 6: Ray and David Jones of FO Bailey Real Estate discuss the real estate market. David hasn’t seen these prices since the 1980’s. They discuss how fast properties are moving. Ray brags on his son, Conner, because Pillar to Post named Conner Realtor of the Month. David explains what a CAP Rate is and how it is determined. They talk about the economy and how we need to keep our kids here.
Part 7: David lists of several properties he has available. Call David today. By dealing with local businesses you can form working relationships. David’s contact information is office: 207-781-1111, cell: 207-650-3455 or email:email@example.com.
Part 8: Ray and David welcome Fox News Radio’s Jon Decker. Ray and Jon discuss Franklin Graham. Jon interviewed him for his book. Ray ask Jon about the President’s Immigration Plan. Ray asks Jon his opinion on how important it is to the elected folks for immigration reform. They talk about Sen. Lindsay Graham and Trump’s relationship to set up the scenario of finding someone in the Democratic Party to work with to come up with a compromise. Jon feels that nothing will happen until after the 2020 election and we have more Republicans in office. The boys continue with the discussion but move it to Maine. The discussion about business in Maine and some of the non-business legislation that has been passed. They take a call who is just plain frustrated with the “punishment” mentality of this group of legislatures.
Part 9: Ray gives another shout out to Mike Timmons. David gives a shout out to the Blackhorse Tavern. David and his family had a family birthday celebration for his son and they were so accommodating and had a family atmosphere.
Part 10: Ray thanks the sponsors of the Salute the Recruit Dinner, Col. Anzalone, Col. David Hunt and Bizzy Morrell. He retells a story from Franklin Graham about their outreach program Samaritan’s Purse.
Part 11: Ray and David chat and recap their work mode during the 2016 Presidential Campaign and the are getting ready to do it all again. They do a little squirrel radio and talk about the White House chef on Fox News and Chef Rush’s feat in doing 22,222 push-ups for veterans. They continue to re-inform the audience of some of the things that are happening in Augusta.
Part 1: Ray talks about a bunch of stuff. Starts with AG Barr and the long time history of the FBI “spying on people”. Ray gives several examples. This leads, somehow, to the Maine Senate unanimously voting yesterday to enact legislation from Sen. Rebecca Millett, D-Cape Elizabeth, that would create a statewide earned paid time off policy. As amended, LD 369, “An Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave” would require companies with 10 employees or more to offer earned paid time off.
Part 3: Ray takes a call and they travel down memory lane with …… Ray talks about his Facebook Lives and thanks everyone for watching. He is frustrated because we are loosing the battle for smaller government. He stresses that this is coming from both sides. Ray reads some of the press release from the Maine Senate Office regarding Sen. Millett’s Bill LD 369. He is thoroughly disappointed that the Republicans are not standing up.
Part 4: Ray welcomes an old friends Sen. Bill Diamond and Mike Timmons. But he chats with Fox News Radio’s Rachel Sutherland first about some of the ramifications from the Mueller Report and the “ya-ya”(Ray’s words) between the parties. Mike runs the Cumberland County Fairgrounds and is promoting the Franklin Graham event happening on Sunday night. Destination America Northeast Tour is a free event with free parking and music feature Crowder. He chats briefly (just basically to say hi) to Sen. Diamond. More to come in the next segment.
Part 5: Ray and Sen. Bill Diamond, D-Windham, get into the nitty-gritty. They discuss Millett’s bill (one of many). This passed unanimously on both sides of the aisle. LD 369, “An Act Authorizing Earned Employee Leave” would require companies with 10 employees or more to offer earned paid time off. Most companies that have more than 10 already have something in place because of the employment field.
Part 6: Ray and Bill continue the discussion on the compromise to make government bigger and helped the small business, but this is a new intrusion into running a business. Ray says this is a slippery slope and this is just the first step. Bill defends his vote by saying that he was trying to protect business from the far left and bad legislation. They move on to Gov. Mills’ proposed budget. Ray gives his ideas on it, needless to say the boys “discuss”, Homestead exemption, child protection services. They take a call and he wants to know if they could pass a bill about Bill having the best hair in Maine. But seriously asks about evaluating bills and their compliance with laws, regulations, policies and procedures. The boys explain that there is a non-partisan Office of Program Evaluation and Government Accountability (OPEGA) and that is what they do.
Part 7: This is a quick segment. Ray thanks Sen. Bill Diamond for coming in and he gives a quick shout-out to his daughter and wife that are listening.
Part 8: Ray takes a call and they discuss how elections have consequences. They talk about the paid time off and several other topics. The talk about the Iron Lady and how we need to get some good candidates to run. How is Maine going to compete with other states. He takes a call about the OPEGA committee. Ray says that the other side is the only side that is being heard, but there isn’t anyone to stand up to their ideas.
Part 9: Ray plays a clip from the Movie American President.
Part 10: Ray talks about the fact that we need to get our heads out of the sand. He takes he call from Gordon Draper about current events and the up-coming Supreme Court appointees. He takes a call from Larry championing Ray’s comments that we need to stand up and be heard. The other side has a loud voice and use it in many different ways.
Part 11: Ray reminds his audience about the event at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds on Sunday night. The Franklin Graham event starts at 7:30 and gates open at 6:00 on Sunday night. Destination America Northeast Tour is a free event with free parking and music feature Crowder. PS. Don’t forget your chair and blanket.
Part 1: Ray starts off with a rundown of today’s show. He has a full house today. Lisa Bird, Dana Connors and David Cuillo. Ray talks about his BE BOLD! initiative. Fox News Radio’s Simon Owen joins by phone to talk about Iran and the mounting conflict.
Part 2: Ray reads a news story: Former FBI general counsel James Baker said this week that he and other officials were “quite worried” that former FBI Director James Comey appeared to be blackmailing then President-elect Trump during a 2017 meeting regarding salacious allegations found in the Steele dossier. Ray and Debi discuss the story and the facts as they have come out of the darkness.
Part 3: Ray and Debi discuss the bump music and Will Smith. Ray plugs the next segment and then heads to the shenanigans in Augusta. Ray compares Gubernatorial Candidate Janet Mills’ promises about raising taxes and Governor Mills’ actions.
Part 4: Ray welcomes Dana Connors, President of the Maine State Chamber. Ray asks him to give a quick rundown on his resume so that the audience will understand Dana’s ability to speak to the issue at hand. They are chatting about the CMP Corridor. Ray talks about some of the concessions and benefits of this project. Dana points out that CMP says it won’t use herbicides in proposed new power line corridor. One of the other benefits is broadband to an area that currently doesn’t have access, which will grow business. Ray points out Brownie Carson’s bill and how it isn’t fair to change the rules of the game in the middle of the game.
Part 5: Ray and Dana continue their discussion on the CMP Corridor. Dana speaks to the many benefits that will happen. Ray asks him to come back and continue discussions on this project and other things that are happening in Maine that affect businesses.
Part 6: Ray starts off with a free event at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds. On Sunday night, May 19, Franklin Graham will launch Decision America Northeast Tour in Portland. The festive, family-friendly event begins at 7:30 p.m. Graham will bring a message of hope from God’s Word each night. Free parking is available. You need to bring your own seating. Ray also welcomes David Ciullo of Career Management Services and Dale Carnegie Maine, he also hosts The H.R. PowerHour on WLOB Radio. Ray asks Dave what’s new and Dave responds, “Equal Pay Act will go into effect”. Ray and David talk about all of the things that you can and cannot ask in an interview. Dave suggests that all employers take off any application the question about what they used to make.
Part 7: Ray welcomes Mark Reilly and they catch up on some of the things going on
Part 8: Lisa Bird of Special Olympics of Maine joins Ray and Mark Reilly to thank all of the support that the Law Enforcement community has given over the years. This is Law Enforcement Appreciation Week so what a better time to say thank you. Lisa gives a brief history of the Torch Run and some of the other fundraisers that dedicated law enforcement officers. She shares several personal stories.
Part 9: Ray and Mark discuss the Franklin Graham Tour coming to Cumberland County on Sunday night May 19. Featuring music performed by Crowder. He is launching Decision America Northeast Tour in Portland. The festive, family-friendly event begins at 7:30 p.m. Graham will bring a message of hope from God’s Word each night. Free parking is available. You need to bring your own seating.
Part 10: Ray gives a shout out to The 5 Spot Portland & Philly Underground Bar – 935 Congress St, Portland, Maine for their delicious sandwich that brought in to our sister station the Big Jab. Mark and Ray discuss them. They welcome News Center Maine‘s Pat Callaghan by phone. They start off chatting about the beautiful weather that we have today. They talk about some of the bills and hearings in Augusta. They also talk about how Augusta does Public Hearings on proposed bills. Ray points out that when they do have a hearing that the order of speakers should start with citizens, then the elected folks.
Part 11: Ray and Mark take a call and they talk about the importance of the process in the life of a bill. Every step is important and pubic hearings are a big part of transparency. It also allows the citizens to have a voice. Augusta is sidestepping this important step because they don’t feel like it is important.
Part 1: Ray is wound up this morning over the votes in Augusta yesterday! Those radical elected Maine Senate folks voted to enact Maine LD 820, the taxpayer funded abortion bill by a vote of 19 to 16. Click here for the roll call vote.
Part 2: Ray is joined by Rachel Sutherland of Fox News Radio. They chat about US Attorney Gen. Barr starting an investigation into the investigation of Trump’s Russian collusion.
Part 3: JJ Jeffrey joins Ray to egg him on, not that he needed much egg. Ray goes back to Augusta and their campaigns. Ray is really wound up and doesn’t understand why the elected folks didn’t tell the truth about their plans when they were running.
Part 4: Ray continues with his thoughts on the palm cards and commercials that Gov. Mills ran along with some of the other people that are up in Augusta. We didn’t vote for these ideas and they never ran on them.
Part 5: Ray goes into detail about the so called intelligence in Augusta. The Maine Legislature voted on May 14th on legislation that will essentially kill the Electoral College in favor of the popular vote. He is really disappointed and mad that they have voted to give our vote away. He questions whether or not they know what they have truly done.
Part 6: Ray goes on about how the elected folks are not anything special. Ray is telling the truth and he calls them out as liars. He wants everyone to BE BOLD! Trent England joins Ray by phone. He is the director of Save Our States, a project of the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. They discuss the trend and push to change the Constitution.
Part 7: Ray welcomes Colonel David Hunt. He has over 29 years of military experience, including extensive operational experience in Special Operations, Counter Terrorism and Intelligence Operations. They plug an event to recognize and celebrate Maine’s High School Seniors that have decided to go into military service instead of college happening on May 17th. For more information, contact Ray at firstname.lastname@example.org. This is open to any branch of military. Ray asks Col. Hunt his opinion about current events.
Part 8: Ray welcomes friend Jon Decker of Fox News Radio. They talk about things happening in Washington. How are President Trump’s new tariffs on China going to affect business.
Part 9: Ray tells his audience now is the time to BE BOLD!!! He explains why it is important to get informed and what we might be doing next. He talks about the “government” not being an equalizer, but a suppressor. Ray takes a walk down history with examples on what our government’s role has been in lifting our citizens up.
Part 10: Ray continues with his thoughts about how to win the argument. There is no truth in the media. Ray gives a couple of examples of his ideas of things in his BE BOLD!!!
Part 1: Ray and Debi talk about the comments of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the presidential candidates. They talk about how the Presidency has now become production. They talk about how it changed with Bill Clinton.
Part 2: Ray takes aim at Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich her comments about thinking about the Holocaust gave her “kind of a calming feeling” in part because in its aftermath, the Palestinians helped create “a safe haven for Jews.”
Part 3: Debi asks Ray about the tariff war that is happening between the US and China. Ray isn’t worried about it because this is strategy. Intellectual property should be protected.
Part 4: Rep. Nate Wadsworth and from the Constitution Awareness Pact, Caleb Ness and Isaac Hadam. They start off discussing the amount of bills in Augusta. Ray asks about the status of LD 820. Ray reminds the audience that this is the abortion bill that makes it so that our tax dollars will pay for them. This continues with Dee Dee looking up whether it is against state law. She reads what she finds. (2005 Me. Laws, Chap. 408, LD 262)
Part 5: The boys take a call about the abortion segment. Ray catches him up when he tells him that they are now also trying to be able to “help” the elderly die as well.
Part 6: Ray and Nate discuss the some of the things in the special appropriation committee. They take Gordon Draper calls in with a question about fish ladders and the removal of dams and the hydro-power that will be lost. This prompts a discussion about the cost of energy. Caleb talks about how having it more local would make outages not be as long and less frequent. Isaac poses the rhetorical question about Nate’s comment about Washington not allowing us to put in new dams. Ray agrees that it wouldn’t be constitutional, but nobody will challenge it.
Part 7: Isaac makes a point about State’s rights vs Congress’ rights. Ray makes a point of how Rome fell….and asks them do they foresee a life much different in their lifetime. Caleb states that is why they founded their Constitutional Awareness PAC.
Part 8: The panel welcomes Republican Party Chair Dr. Demi Kouzounas. Demi announces an event coming up on June 27 featuring Tom Hicks, Former Gov. LePage, Former US Rep. Bruce Poliquin, Sen. Susan Collins. They talk about who would be a good candidate for District 1. Former Cumberland County District Attorney Stephanie Anderson would be a great candidate. The panel ends up talking about State Rep. Brownie Carson and how he is anti-business. Isaac brings up that we are electing people to represent the people, but he isn’t listening to the people that elected him. They continue to discuss Brownie Carson with the awful hit piece that he wrote against Mary Mayhew in a Florida paper and used his Title Rep. which according to Ray, is probably why they published something from Maine.
Part 9: Ray talks to Demi about her love for animals and God’s gift. They tease Demi about moving the worms out of the driveway and Ray talks about snakes.
Part 10: Ray and the panel discuss diversity. It started with the differences between President Reagan and President Trump. This leads to the diversity between Congressional Districts 1 & 2. They talk about Sen. President Troy Jackson and the some of the other crazy ideas that are bringing forth. We won’t see the damage that they have inflicted until it is way to late. Ray poses the question about how are we better with all of the taxes we have already and they want to add more here in Maine. Where are the results? The panel talks about the Democrat’s plan to have nothing here in Maine and return it to the “way it used to be”.
Part 11: Caleb tells us about an event the Constitutional Awareness Convention on September 13th in New Hampshire. There will be more information to follow. Ray and Demi chat about some of the candidates that might be running for office, Bruce Poliquin, Susan Collins and hopefully Stephanie Anderson in CD1.
Part 1: Ray, Debi and Dee Dee discuss the ladies’ Mother’s Day. Ray reads parts of a piece from the PPH about the new crazy idea from Augusta about letting independent voters vote in the primary elections. The primaries are designed to vote for the person that will represent their particular party. This new idea will totally undermine our party system.
Part 2: Ray and Debi discuss Chelsea Manning, the former U.S. Army intelligence analyst who provided information to WikiLeaks and was released from jail again on Thursday. She was a male before being convicted and has transformed into a woman on the taxpayers’ dime. The media doesn’t talk about or to Eric Snowden, the whistle-blower who copied and leaked highly classified information from the National Security Agency in 2013 when he was a Central Intelligence Agency employee and contractor. But they don’t have any interest in him because he isn’t a transgender that hates Pres. Trump.
Part 3: Ray doesn’t understand how we have become so tolerant. He cites comments from Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich about how said that thinking about the Holocaust gave her “kind of a calming feeling” in part because in its aftermath, the Palestinians helped create “a safe haven for Jews.” The Texas imam, Omar Suleiman of Irving, Texas, was introduced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi before he delivered the prayer from the rostrum on Thursday. He had been invited to speak by Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson, D-Texas. This Texas imam has a history of anti-Israel comments to deliver the noon prayer in the House of Representatives last week.
Part 4: Ray starts out with The Brady Campaign and their latest political stunt. They had portrayed an event as a vigil in memory of Kendrick Castillo, a student hero who died from gunshot wounds after he and two other students charged one of the attackers Tuesday at the Highlands Ranch STEM School in Colorado. Ray finishes up with the bill that State Rep. Rich Cebra introduced for Maine.
Part 5: Ray continues with his thoughts on the idea of voting for all. He gives more of this opinion on why this idea of giving votes to non-party individuals voting rights in the primary elections is wrong.
Part 6: Ray welcomes Doug Herling. Doug serves as President & CEO of CMP, Avangrid, Inc. Mr. Herling served as a Vice President of Special Projects and Vice President of Electric Operations at Central Maine Power Company. They discuss the CMP Corridor that is planned to go through Western Maine. They talk, pesticides, forest cutting, broadband expansion. Ray points out how transparent they have been and asks why he feels there has been so much opposition to this project.
Part 7: Ray announces a free event at the Cumberland County Fairgrounds. On May 19, Franklin Graham will launch Decision America Northeast Tour in Portland. The festive, family-friendly event begins at 7:30 p.m. Graham will bring a message of hope from God’s Word each night. Free parking is available. You need to bring your own seating.
Part 8: Ray takes a call about our budget. He talks about Gov. LePage’s budget and school budgets around the state.
Part 9: Ray talks about a Mason High School out of Michigan that where students will not be competing for valedictorian and salutatorian titles starting next school year. “The goal is to foster a greater sense of mental wellness by de-emphasizing direct competition with classmates.”
Part 10: Ray reads a story about Georgia and the fallout from the “Heartbeat Law”. The film industry and he names some of the film makers that have vowed not to do business in Georgia. He continues his thoughts on today’s society and the evolution on women’s rights.
Part 11: Ray talks about the Supreme Court and the Census.