Mark, David, Debi and Ray discuss the allocations of the Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama and how this will affect his campaign. How credible is the accuser? Funny that it took 38 years for all of these charges to come out. Why did it take so long? Interesting discussion.
David Jones joins Mark Reilly, Debi Davis and Ray to talk about the tax breaks that will happen in this proposal. More corporate than personal, which is disappointing. It is a shame that there isn’t a flat tax, but won’t work because of the lawyers.
Mark Reilly joins Ray and Debi this morning and they discuss Veteran’s Day. Ray asks Mark what it means to him. Fox News Radio’s Rachel Sutherland brings us the latest in the Tax Reform. They discuss the tax breaks. Will it get through this time?
Fox News Radio’s Simon Owen brings us Pope Francis. He is the 266th and current Pope of the Catholic Church and he condemned nuclear weapons on all fronts. Whether they are set on purpose or on accident, the consequences would be horrific. Ray asks if this Pope is more vocal in the politics arena.
Toys for Tots are back with Staff Sgt. Dave Burt and Staff Sgt. Drew Roberson and Deb Shangraw of Emerald Management representing Maine Real Estate Management Association. Drew is the Toys for Tots Coordinator and Burt and Keith Roy (he was here last night) will be taking over next year. They are here to promote MREMA Toys For Tots & Teens Benefit Dinner & Auctions taking place on Friday December 1, 2017 starting @ 5pm. They also have an event tonight at the Brunswick Flight Deck in Brunswick.
District Attorney Jon Liberman for the Maine Prosecutorial District VI including Sagadahoc, Lincoln, Knox and Waldo counties joins Tim Wilson, Gordon Draper and Ray to discuss the opioid epidemic that has consumed Maine. They discuss what his goals in combating crime. This is a 2 part Interview.
Part 1: Ray teases Shawn about announcing. Tim Wilson talks about his brothers that served, on a Tuskegee Airmen, one was a Master Sargent and is still alive at 92. Then Tim talks a little about his brother that came back and ended up committing suicide and the wonderful organization Yellow Tulip Project. Ray tells the story of Roy Earl about him joining underage. Joe tells the story of his dad as a Alaska and his ship being sunk. Then Ray tells the story of Dee Dee’s dad living in Alaska when she was born, living on Richardson Drive on Fort Richardson.
Part 2: Ray, Tim Wilson, Shawn Moody and Joe Bruno discuss Medicaid Expansion in the second segment.
Part 3: Ray asks Shawn about his ideas to reform Maine. Tim Wilson get all riled up on the school expansions and the accountability of the school system/government. This is an awesome segment. We talked a lot about school, vocational schools and technology.
The boys talk about Ranked Choice Voting, then they start discussing the run for Governor. Who is running? Names tossed Shawn Moody has yet to announce but is making all of the moves toward that goal.
Joe Bruno and Tim Wilson joins us in Studio and Fox News Radio’s Rachel Sutherland discuss the allocations against Roy S. Moore, the Republican running for U. S. Senator in Alabama, was accused of making sexual or romantic overtures with a 14-year-old girl when he was 32 years old.
Part 1: Ray, Peter and Debi are joined by WCSH6’s Pat Callaghan and they discuss the election on Tuesday. Question 1 was resoundingly defeated. Roy Lenardson crafted a brilliant campaign against Shawn Scott. The merits of the casino resort was never discussed. They Yes on 1 waited too long to start campaigning and getting their side out there. Question 2: Pat and Ray discuss the numbers. Ray wonders if seniors were informed and understood the question when they voted.
Part 2: Ranked Choice Voting and how the Gubernatorial campaigns are going to run. It will probably be a nicer campaign
The discussion continues this morning on Medicaid Expansion. Ray is so upset that the people don’t understand what they are voting on and the only voice out there seems to be the People’s Alliance of Maine, Catholic Charities and other groups out there were the only voices speaking out on this issue. Great discussion this morning. We get a call from Dave Brackett from Westbrook in segment three and he agrees with panel this am. He says they can afford to buy “things”, but not healthcare. It is all about choices.
Fox News Radio’s Rachel Sutherland talks about Equifax and Yahoo Executives grilled on Capitol Hill over personal information breaches/Hacking. Russia was brought up as one of the sources that did the hacking. Also discussed was having a 1st responder type reaction to breaches so everyone is on the same page and response is uniform.
Ray, Bob and Debi discuss the medicaid expansion issues. Changing your circumstances if you are not happy with them. Bob and Debi agree, but also don’t necessarily think that it is as easy as that. There are a lot of variables that go unrecognized. Kids, geography, elderly parents and costs of moving were all brought up.