Monthly Archives: July 2011

Richard Buckley has died

The Buckley Story Buckley Radio is a small town radio owner in Connecticut.   They pride themselves on going the extra mile to serve their communities (but not streaming their signals). You would never have heard of the Buckley family nor … Continue reading

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The New Direction for ABC Radio

In about a month, Cumulus Radio of Atlanta should own Citadel Radio, which owns the former ABC Radio stations – WABC, KABC, WLS, KGO, KSFO, WMAL, WJR, WBAP, WPRO, WPRV – the core of the AM news/talk “right wing” radio. … Continue reading

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The deal is almost done…

Harry Reid has “caved” to basically accept the “Boener Plan” – the Here is your $2.8 trillion to spend, in exchange for agreeing to not buy everyone in America a theoretical free car in 2019. The plan includes setting up … Continue reading

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Clear Channel plays the race card

https://licensing.fcc.gov/cgi-bin/ws.exe/prod/cdbs/forms/prod/cdbsmenu.hts?context=25&appn=101433009&formid=911&fac_num=87178 The area from 1610-1700 kHz on the AM band is called the AM Expanded Band.   Old AM radios end at 1610, but no stations were assigned to 1610.   One of the ideas from the 1996 reform act was to … Continue reading

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218-210 – House approves Boehner bill

Speaker of the House Boehner has put all his weight behind passing the “Boehner” bill to raise the debt ceiling.   No Democrat voted for it, 22 Republicans voted against it. What happens now? Harry Reid will take his Bill without … Continue reading

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Canada to Libya: We’re really mad now!

Canada is now flying C140 planes over the Libyan coast broadcasting messages “Stop killing your children!”  on AM/FM radio to the people in Tripoli – in English. http://www.winnipegfreepress.com/canada/breakingnews/126404043.html (Not in English and French?) I’m sure each night as the NATO … Continue reading

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You don’t support kiddie porn, do you?

http://news.cnet.com/8301-31921_3-20084939-281/house-panel-approves-broadened-isp-snooping-bill/ The Republican controlled House Committee has passed the Protecting Children From Internet Pornographers Act of 2011,   The bill has nothing to do with protecting children from porn. If approved, the bill would require commercial ISPs to retain customer data … Continue reading

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The Balanced Non-Budget

The Budget year of the US Government runs from October 1st through September 30th. The Federal government is currently in Fiscal Year 2010-2011, which runs from October 1st 2010 through September 30th. If Congress has done its job, it will … Continue reading

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Libya: Now the bloodbath starts

 http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5jFVVpnd5ZM1QpTlLmNzcWo1pGz6w?docId=CNG.463bd595c96d72c05a3425e35e9dce59.91 Now that Hillary Clinton has liberated the Libyan Treasury and turned it over to the Benghazi privateers, the war for control will really start. The most senior of the experienced military generals – qadayffi’s #2 general who defected at … Continue reading

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The 14th amendment “option”

Some people are grasping at the notion that President Obama can “invoke” the 14th amendment to sell more Debt without Congressional authorization. Looks look at the more closely.    First is the original notion contained in Article 1, Section 8 of … Continue reading

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