Bob Witkowski of Visit Portland and host of WLOB’s Inside Portland brings us the Turkey Bowl football game between Portland Bulldogs and Deering Rams on Thanksgiving and the wonderful Tree Lighting in Portland, Maine, on Friday after Thanksgiving. He also hits the Macy’s Day Parade where he will be a balloon handler.
Fox News Radio’s Simon Owen informs the group about how our U.S. Embassy shuts down and tells Americans to “shelter in place” after army seizes power, taking control of the country’s parliament and courts and detaining its President Robert Mugabe who is confined to home. But a general insists it’s not a coup.
Fox News Radio’s Rachel Sutherland enlightens the group on how the military has now decided to pay for the reassignment surgery for someone and because the military doctors don’t have the expertise to preform this procedure they will be farming these out.
Ray thanks his guests and they have a quick wrap up of all the things they talked about this morning.
Segment starts off with Ray giving a Thank You shout out to Cory at Maine Medical Center. Then boys talking about Roy Moore and the way he is handling his defense. Then we have a caller, Tony, that describes some of the great work Sen. Bill Diamond does, not only in the Maine Senate, but in his community. He is on the MSSPA (Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals) Board for the last 20+ years for an example. Then Fox News Radio’s Jon Decker and they discuss Pres. Trump and Roy Moore.
Portland Maine Mayor Ethan Strimling is calling in this morning to boast the Bulldogs win over Windham. Bill Diamond gives Ethan a hard time about the Tuesday misspelling on the parking signs and David Jones gives him grief over the Portland’s Referendums Question 1 was about rent control and Question 2 was allowing neighbors to veto development.
Part 1: Meris Bickford of the Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals(MSSPA), located at 279 River Road in Windham, ME, provides refuge, rehabilitation, and placement of seized equines; support the placement of surrendered horses, and educate the public. 100% of every dollar goes back to the animals that they rescue. Where do the horses go after they have been rehabilitated? They are having a Christmas Open House for the Horses on Sunday December 3 from 10:00am-2:00pm.
Part 2: Their biggest fundraiser is the Buy-a-Bale event. It is an easy and one bale will feed a horse for a day. So please keep an eye out for that event. Meris describes the adoption process.
Representative Marty Grohman stopped by the studio and joined Sen. Bill Diamond and David Jones in discussions about whats going on in Augusta. He has recently un-enrolled from the Democrat Party and became an independent in a dominantly Democrat district. They discuss Ranked Choice Voting and Medicaid Expansion and other things as well. Find him on Facebook or on the web.
Ray told Debi Davis about LL Bean’s new Christmas commercial. It is wonderful! Then he starts talking about the Christmas tree lightings. LL Bean starts their Northern Lights Celebration. Portland’s Light Up Your Holidays celebration starts on November 24. Then the discussion goes on to Hallmark movies.
Fox News Radio’s Tonya J. Powers brings us the latest on Alabama’s Republican Senate Candidate Roy Moore. It seems like more and more people are taking a step back from him that used to support him. He still has voters that will vote for him because they would rather have a sexual predator than a Democrat in office. Ray recounts a story he read about Moore being kicked out of a mall and asked not to return, back when all of this other stuff allegedly happened.
Today’s Political Roundtable: Ray Richardson, David Jones, Making Maine Great Again PAC, Demi Kouzounas, ME Republican Chair, Ellie Espling, Assistant Republican Leader, Gordon Draper, Maine Patriot Super PAC
Part 1: Today’s panel discussion starts with Alabama Republican Candidate Roy Moore.
Part 2: Today’s panel discussion starts with Alabama Republican Candidate Roy Moore
Part 3: Roy Moore is the topic again. How credible are the young ladies. Timing is weird.
Part 4: How credible is Roy Moore. His testimony is not very adamant.
Part 5: The “Me Too” movement is the flavor of the month cause. We need to be careful that this doesn’t become a modern day witch-hunt. They ladies of the panel give their opinions.
Part 6: The discussion continues on the mixed-messages that our culture is sending.
What is the process of reporting mental illness of people that have been dishonorably discharged from the military. By reporting this, the shooter of the Texas Church, had been in a mental hospital and never reported. He was able to get the guns legally.
The magazine Gentleman’s Quarterly GQ has named their Citizen of the Year. It is Colin Kaepernick. WooHoo!!! What has he done to help the people he supposedly is raising awareness? Who are the “Men” of the Year? What is the criteria for the lists? What happen to the people who really make changes in the world. The conversations turns to Medicaid Expansion. Government funding able-minded, able-bodied adults, not the elderly, disabled or children.
Ray, Darlin’ Deb, and Gordon discuss the double standard of the Roy Moore case. There are a lot of cases out there and why is this the one that is being waved around and not some of the other ones out there. There seems like a like of hypocrisy. What about all of the women teachers and business leaders that have made advances to their underlings and why they get swept under the rug.