Archive | July, 2012

Chick-fil-A: Political Overstepping is on the Menu

Our country is supposed to be guided by the Constitution. The freedom to practice our religious beliefs. The freedom to express our views and opinions. And while not specifically mentioned, our free enterprise system allows us to build a business. Yet, these three principles of freedom are under attack in several major cities- Boston, Chicago […]

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Dear Mr. President: When Did Capitalism Become a Bad Word?

At a speech in Virginia on July 13th, President Obama gave Americans, and business owners in particular, a sobering insight into his thinking with his now-infamous “you didn’t build that” speech. By now, you have seen the video clips of the speech or you read an account of the speech or a transcript. I have […]

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Joe Paterno: From the “Great Experiment” to the Great Embarrassment

Since last November when the Jerry Sandusky pedophile scandal broke, my radio show was a lightning rod because off my criticism of Penn State’s leadership, including Joe Paterno, in the days after the scandal erupted. Years ago I had the opportunity to interview Joe Paterno. In terms of my talk radio career, it was quite […]

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Dom with Governor Scott Walker

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker: As Real as They Come

One of the great parts of my job as a talk show host on WPHT 1210-AM Radio is that I get to meet and observe behind-the-scenes  politicians and other public figures. Then I get to relay my observations to you. After a number of years of doing this, I’ve developed a pretty good radar that helps […]

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Fourth of July is Perfect Time to Celebrate Nation’s Civics Illiteracy

I am writing this blog post on July Fourth as I prepare my WPHT 1210-AM Radio broadcast from Independence Hall in Philadelphia. When it comes to the Fourth of July, Philadelphia should own this national holiday. It is the city where the Declaration of Independence was conceived, debated and drafted. It is rightfully called “the […]

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Bullied Bus Monitor Deserves Every Single Penny Donated to Her

After 20 years of teaching and an equal number covering stories as a talk radio host, I often think nothing could really surprise me. I have seen a lot of low moments in the classroom and have covered a great deal of school-related stories on talk radio, but I can’t remember a story that has […]

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