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Episodes

  • Ebola Fears Unfounded? How Big Is Political Divisiveness?

    Oct 17, 2014 | 117 min
    -October 17, 2014- 3:00 - Ebola missteps pile up. Should the US ban travel? 4:00 - Guess who supports a travel ban now. 5:00 - A study says political divisiveness is bigger now than racism.
  • Pastors Targeted, the NC Senate Race, and the AVL Flag Flap

    Oct 16, 2014 | 116 min
    -October 16, 2014- 3:00 - Houston takes aim at Christian pastors. 4:00 - Tim Carney of the Washington Examiner joins Pete to discuss the NC Senate race. 5:00 - The City of Asheville is going to be forced to consider hanging more flags from City Hall.
  • Frost vs. Merrill Debate, Ebola Concerns, and a Campaign Update

    Oct 15, 2014 | 123 min
    -October 15, 2014- 3:00 - Ebola news. A new case and more security issues. 4:00 - WCU Political Science Professor Dr. Chris Cooper talks about how the campaigns are shaping up. 5:00 - Buncombe County Commission District 2 candidates debate. Democratic Commissioner Ellen Frost vs Republican challenger Christina Merrill.
  • 10/15 Ellen Frost vs. Christina Merrill

    Oct 15, 2014 | 51 min
    The 2014 iHeartMEDIA Debate Series continues with the candidates for Buncombe County Commissioner in District 2. Commissioner Ellen Frost (D) faces challenger Christina Merrill (R).
  • Ebola News, APD Issues, and Hagan's Stimulus Scandal

    Oct 14, 2014 | 116 min
    -October 14, 2014- 3:00 - An app on your phone may be spying on you. Did you know there is an Ebola Czar in the Obama administration? Neither did we. 4:00 - News 13 Investigative Reporter Mike Mason talks about issues within the Asheville Police Department. Plus, facepalm stories near and far. 5:00 - Carolina Journal's Don Carrington talks about the Kay Hagan stimulus scandal. More bias from the left in the coverage of the Senate race.
  • Ebola Prep In NC, Missteps On Ebola Elsewhere, and Political Blinders

    Oct 13, 2014 | 120 min
    -October 13, 2014- 3:00 - The gay pride flag flap continues to ruffle feathers. Lt. Gov. Dan Forest visits the mountains. 4:00 - Ebola handled improperly in Texas? State officials in North Carolina talk about the preparation here. 5:00 - The blindness of liberals running bad campaigns. More on Ebola.
  • Recapping The 3rd Debate and Gay Marriages Begin

    Oct 10, 2014 | 121 min
    -October 10, 2014- 3:00 - The strategies taken in the US Senate race. Plus, highlights from the 3rd debate. 4:00 - Pete breaks down the arguments made in the 3rd US Senate debate. 5:00 - Gay marriages begin in NC. Controversy over the hanging of the gay pride flag on City Hall.
  • AVL City Hall Decorated and DA Candidate Ben Scales.

    Oct 9, 2014 | 123 min
    -October 9, 2014- 3:00 - Asheville City Hall is dressed in a huge gay pride flag. Is that appropriate? 4:00 - District 28 DA candidate Ben Scales joins Pete in studio to discuss his positions. 5:00 - Mr. Scales hangs around to field your calls and answer your emails.
  • Recapping The US Senate Debate

    Oct 8, 2014 | 121 min
    -October 8, 2014- Pete has audio highlights from and takes your calls about the 2nd US Senate debate between Senator Kay Hagan (D) and Thom Tillis (R).
  • Duncan vs Bustle. And Hagan's Stimulus Benefit.

    Oct 7, 2014 | 127 min
    -October 7, 2014- 3:00 - The NC media finally picks up the Kay Hagan stimulus money story. 4:00 - More on the coverage of the Hagan family stimulus benefits. 5:00 - Buncombe County Sheriff Van Duncan and Republican challenger Mike Bustle debate the issues facing the county and the office.
  • 10/7 Sheriff Van Duncan vs Mike Bustle

    Oct 7, 2014 | 51 min
    The 2014 iHeartMEDIA Debate Series features the candidates for Buncombe County Sheriff. Sheriff Van Duncan (D) vs Mike Bustle (R).
  • Gay Marriage Made Legal, and Sexist Clothing

    Oct 6, 2014 | 118 min
    -October 6, 2014- 3:00 - The US Supreme Court will not hear appeals seeking the court to uphold gay marriage bans. That essentially makes it legal in NC. 4:00 - Pete takes your calls about the Supreme Court's action/inaction. 5:00 - More on the gay marriage news. Plus, a story of outrage over "sexist" baby clothes.
  • The Ebola Scare, and Using A Lie Is Not Lying

    Oct 3, 2014 | 122 min
    -October 3, 2014- 3:00 - The Ebola scare. The latest. Is it a conspiracy? 4:00 - The conspiracies go deeper. 5:00 - And deeper. Plus, Pete talks about how repeating a lie is not lying.
  • Bunco. DA Race, Ebola Spreading, Obama/ Hagan, and Medicare Issues

    Oct 2, 2014 | 119 min
    -October 2, 2014- 3:00 - The Buncombe County DA candidates each have their issues to overcome. 4:00 - The Ebola virus puts people in the US in danger. The President does Kay Hagan no favors with a speech today. 5:00 - Pete explains the left's $500 million education cut lie. Dr. Merrill Matthews from the Institute for Policy Innovation talk Medicare on the ObamaCare Anniversary.
  • Will Tea Partiers Tank Tillis? Mark Meadows In-Studio

    Oct 1, 2014 | 126 min
    -October 1, 2014- 3:00 - Are Tea Partiers going to hand the Senate election to Kay Hagan by refusing to vote for Thom Tillis? 4:00 - Anti-Thom Tillis Republicans going Gault? 5:00 - Rep. Mark Meadows stops by the studio to discuss Presidential security, ISIS, and more.
  • Sen. Terry Van Duyn and Mark Crawford debate, US Senate Polling, and more

    Sep 30, 2014 | 127 min
    -September 30, 2014- 3:00 - Americans For Prosperity catching heat for voter registration mailer. A US Senate polling update. 4:00 - Sen. Kay Hagan campaigns with Bill Clinton. War on women much? 5:00 - Senator Terry Van Duyn and Mark Crawford take part in the 2014 iHeartMEDIA debate series.
  • The Libre Initiative, Obama Talks ISIS On CBS, and Fried Candy Strokes

    Sep 29, 2014 | 123 min
    -September 29, 2014- 3:00 - Fried Mars Bars are Scottish? Pete talks with Brian Faughnan about the Libre Initiative. 4:00 - The President goes on 60 Minutes to discuss ISIS an the response. 5:00 - Pete has more cuts from the 60 Minutes interview with the President.
  • Radical Muslims, Freedom On Tape, and Dems Defending Hagan

    Sep 26, 2014 | 119 min
    -September 26, 2014- 3:00 - A Muslim beheading in the US. Pete gives Martha a lesson on Islam. The APD shoots video of large, political gatherings in town. 4:00 - The Dems and the media covering again for Senator Kay Hagan. 5:00 - Kay Hagan denies benefiting from stimulus funds.
  • Holder Resigns, Dems Embrace the W.O.W., and Busking In AVL

    Sep 25, 2014 | 118 min
    -September 25, 2014- 3:00 - Busking in Asheville. City Council looks at the rules for street performers. 4:00 - Rob Lockwood of the RNC talks about the US Senate race in North Carolina. Att9orney General Eric Holder is resigning. 5:00 - Jay Delancy of the Voter Integrity Project talks about a new tool to find phantom voters. Plus, why the Democratic Party hammers the War On Women narrative.
  • It Must Be Nice to Be a Democrat

    Sep 24, 2014 | 116 min
    -September 24, 2014- 3:00 - For Climate Week '14, Pete looks at "climate disruption." A new study finds that fracking is safe. Kay Hagan's "expert" knowledge of Khorasan. 4:00 - It must be nice to be a Democrat, when N&O gets looney with toons and Politico presents a puff piece profile on Lois Lerner. 5:00 - Digging deeper into Politico's article on Lois Lerner, NC Democratic Party spending habits, Haywood County GOP, and Occupy Wall Street.
  • 9-23-2014 Pete Kaliner Show Debate

    Sep 23, 2014 | 28 min
    Second half of a debate between candidates for Buncombe County Commission representing District 3, Independent Nancy Waldrop and Republican Miranda Debruhl
  • 9-23-2014 Pete Kaliner Show Debate

    Sep 23, 2014 | 27 min
    First half of a debate between candidates for Buncombe County Commission representing District 3, Independent Nancy Waldrop and Republican Miranda Debruhl
  • The US Senate Race,

    Sep 22, 2014 | 119 min
    -September 22, 2014- 3:00 - Historian and author Larry Schweikart brings a rockin' history lesson to Montreat tomorrow. The McClathcy newspapers pick a side in the state's US Senate race? 4:00 - The US Senate race continues to top the headlines. Rep. Mark Meadows talks about stumping for Thom Tillis, ISIS, and more. 5:00 - More on the Senate race and the politics of North Carolina.
  • NFL Commissioner Talks Domestic Violence

    Sep 19, 2014 | 118 min
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks about the domestic violence issue. Pete takes your reaction to what was said.
  • Busing For Politics, Dems Ignoring ISIS, and Benghazi Hearings Start

    Sep 18, 2014 | 118 min
    -September 18, 2014- 3:00 - Is busing people to support political causes good or not? The left can't decide. 4:00 - The Benghazi Select Committee begins its hearings into what happened. The US Senate puts off an ISIS vote. 5:00 - Donald Bryson of Americans For Prosperity-North Carolina talks about the"Call Out Kay" campaign.
  • Hey, Did Ya Hear!?!?!

    Sep 17, 2014 | 113 min
    -September 17, 2014- 3:00 - Interview with hypnotist Mark Patrick ahead of his smoking and weight loss seminars at Crowne Plaza. Understanding the power of suggestion. 4:00 - Hey did ya hear?!? The media is advancing its own narrative. Why doesn't Planned Parenthood want women to have access to OTC birth control? Pete examines Kay Hagan: The Accidental Senator. 5:00 - Pete takes a caller to task over the Audit the Fed Bill, then takes a look at the NC Senate race.
  • Big Radio News, Brand Loyalty, and Political Differences

    Sep 16, 2014 | 119 min
    -September 16, 2014- 3:00 - Big radio news. A new app lets you know what political parties companies support. 4:00 - The differences between Democrats and Republicans 5:00 - Dems love more policy. Reps not so much. Then trivia for a chance at Panther tickets.
  • Panthers Win, Syria-ISIS threats, and Norman Goldman's An Idiot

    Sep 15, 2014 | 121 min
    -September 15, 2014- 3:00 - A Panther win and Greg Hardy's absence. Trivia for Panther tickets. 4:00 - Syrian rebels and ISIS? Patrick Poole with PJMedia talks about the relations. 5:00 - Senator Kay Hagan hasn't looked into ISIS despite being the head of a committee on emerging threats to the US. Norman Goldman is an idiot.
  • Coal Ash, Economic Incentives, and A Survey of Unemployed

    Sep 15, 2014 | 113 min
    -September 12, 2014- 3:00 - Black burgers and coal ash. Is there a tie in? 4:00 - CTS news, Mark Sanford's enagement is off, and the economic incentives game. 5:00 - How do some unemployed spend their time?
  • What Is Coming In Iraq? Are Dems And The DOJ Colluding?

    Sep 11, 2014 | 118 min
    -September 11, 2014- 3:00 - Pete recaps the President's speech on ISIS last night. 4:00 - ISIS is a threat. Why won't we declare war on someone we're fighting? 5:00 - More on ISIS. Then Pete has details on a phone call proving collusion between Dem lawmakers and the DOJ. And a 9-11 tribute.
  • The Way Forward In Iraq Is...

    Sep 10, 2014 | 116 min
    -September 10, 2014- The President speaks tonight about ISIS and US action in Iraq and Syria. What do you expect to hear? What do you want to hear?
  • Hagan Dodges Debate, Senate Dems Want Change, and The Death Penalty Debate

    Sep 9, 2014 | 117 min
    -September 9, 2014- 3:00 - Kay Hagan turns down another debate with Thom Tillis. Then hotair.com's Noah Rothman talks about the attempt to change the US Constitution. 4:00 - Pete further discusses the politics around the Senate Dems' Constitutional amendment bill. New details on Jack The Ripper revealed. 5:00 - Pete says he doesn't trust the government to carry out the death penalty. Your thoughts?
  • Ray Rice Banned, NC Senate Race, and VA Reforms

    Sep 8, 2014 | 121 min
    -September 8, 2014- 3:00 - Ray Rice gets cut by the Ravens after new video shows his KO of his then-girlfriend. Plus, the Atlanta Hawks owner sends a racially insensitive email. 4:00 - Analysis of the US Senate race in NC. The left attacks Tillis and lauds Hagan. 5:00 - Adam Smith, economist at Johnson & Wales Univ., talks about possible solutions for the VA. Speaking of federal scandals, new IRS emails surface.
  • More from the Horrible Hagan Debate

    Sep 5, 2014 | 119 min
    A Salisbury man's quest to join the Islamic state. Statistics on teacher turnover. Voter Integrity Project executive director Jay Delancy calls in. The hilarious conclusion of the Hagan- Tillis debate, and the insuing freak-out from the Left. Kansas Dems try to oust their own primary winner.
  • Debate Discussion

    Sep 4, 2014 | 137 min
    Congressman Mark Meadows joins Pete ahead of his debate with Tom Hills at WCU. North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest calls in on Common Core. A thorough recap of last night's Hagan-Tillis debate. NC GOP Chairman Claude Pope has his impressions of the debate.
  • Nude Celebrity Photos! Click Here!

    Sep 4, 2014 | 113 min
    -September 3, 2014- Celebs have their private photos leaked through iCloud hacking technology. Obama's plan for ISIS: Destruction or management? Developments in Libya and Egypt. Russian Sex Geckos in Outer Space. Plans for a new sports complex in the Enka community.
  • The Living Wage Debate, US Threats, and Chinese Food

    Sep 2, 2014 | 119 min
    -September 2, 2014- 3:00 - Pete talks Chinese food and more Labor Day issues. Fast food workers get an ally in the fight for a living wage. 4:00 - What is a living wage and do fast food workers deserve one? Russia and ISIS pose threats to America. 5:00 - America has not done much to prevent another massive terror attack. Immigration is at the heart of the issue.
  • ISIS Threats Grow, a Road Report, and MoMos Are Upset

    Aug 29, 2014 | 117 min
    -August 28, 2014- 3:00 - ISIS threats are growing. What is the US doing? 4:00 - Pete's "road rage" is on display. He takes aim at I-26. 5:00 - The Moral Monday protesters oppose being filmed by police. What's the danger?
  • Bus Stop Safety, Hypocrisy of the Left, and Gov. Pat McCrory

    Aug 28, 2014 | 115 min
    -August 28, 2014- 3:00 - Drivers pass stopped school buses at an alarming rate. Pete comes up with solutions. 4:00 - A professor at a private college says parents shouldn't home school because it does not serve the greater good. 5:00 - Governor Pat McCrory stops by the WWNC studio to talk politics with Pete.
  • Burger King And The Left's Demand For Taxes

    Aug 27, 2014 | 120 min
    -August 26, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Burger King merges with a Candadian company and will avert some taxes by doing so. Dr. Merrill Matthews talks about it. Hour 2 4:00 -- Paying it forward at a coffee house and the man who stood up. Hour 3 5:00 -- What is patriotic corporatism?
  • Pres. Obama In CLT, Hagan Politicizes The Visit, and Gov't Controlling Info

    Aug 26, 2014 | 114 min
    -August 26, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Pres. Obama comes to NC. Listen in to his comments on warand the VA. Hour 2 4:00 -- Sen. Kay Hagan tries to use the President's visit to make a political statement. Michael Short of the RNC talks about the US Senate race in NC. Hour 3 5:00 -- The government is granting money to researchers to create a program to "fact check" internet memes. The Dems in charge say it is TOTALLY non-partisan.
  • US Reaction To ISIS and Topless Rally Politics

    Aug 25, 2014 | 118 min
    -August 25, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Should the US put boots on the ground in Iraq to battle ISIS? Hour 2 4:00 -- Bias in the media: the latest serial killer story you never heard. Hour 3 5:00 -- The City Council's reaction to the Topless Rally and the flip-flopping regarding said event.
  • Coal Ash Deal Reached, Harry Reid Gets Racisty, and a Teacher Gets Political In Class

    Aug 25, 2014 | 121 min
    -August 22, 2014-Hour 13:00 -- A coal ash cleanup regulation deal is reached in Raleigh.Hour 24:00 -- Sen. Harry Reid gets a pass from the media. Could it be because he's a Democrat?Hour 35:00 -- A NC math teacher gives an assignment with a political agenda.
  • School Vouchers, NCGA Outcomes, and Topless Rally Opposition

    Aug 21, 2014 | 120 min
    -August 20, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Asheville city officials oppose the GoTopless Rally openly... for now. Darrell Allison with Parents For Educational Freedom In NC talks about a ruling in the challenge to the state's new opportunity scholarships program. Hour 2 4:00 -- Pete has more on vouchers. Then, the long "short" session bears fruit for WNC. Hour 3 5:00 -- WLOS hosts a townhall to debate marijuana legalization. .
  • ISIS Beheads A Journalist and Dr. Bill Forstchen's New Book Is Another Warning

    Aug 20, 2014 | 122 min
    -August 20, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- ISIS animals behead and American. Plus, change their name to IS. Hour 2 4:00 -- Dr. Bill Forstchen talks about his new book "Day of Wrath." It details what an ISIS attack on America would look like. Hour 3 5:00 -- Pete and Dr. Bill take your questions bout ISIS.
  • Another St. Louis Police Shooting, A Danger of Solar Energy, and The NCGA "Short" Session

    Aug 19, 2014 | 118 min
    -August 19, 2014-Hour 13:00 -- Another police-involved shooting in the St. Louis area. Is it more evidence of militarized police?Hour 24:00 -- More on the militarization of police units. Then, Pete talks about solar energy that is killing wildlife.Hour 35:00 -- Brant Clifton of The Daily Haymaker talks about the long "short" session in Raleigh.
  • The Militarization of Police, The President Speaks, and Parking Gate-gate

    Aug 18, 2014 | 122 min
    -August 15, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- A Parking Gate-gate update. Then, should police have to wear cameras on their uniforms? Hour 2 4:00 -- The militarization of police units. President Obama talks about Iraq and the violence in Ferguson, MO. Hour 3 5:00 --More on the militarization of police.
  • An Asteroid Speeds Toward Earth, The Governor's Portfolio, and An ISIS Flag In NJ

    Aug 15, 2014 | 117 min
    -August 15, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- An asteroid hurtles toward Earth. The Marshal Service wastes money. Hour 2 4:00 -- Gov. Pat McCrory's stock portfolio causes a stir. Hour 3 5:00 --A NJ man flies the ISIS flag. Plus, new details on the Missouri police shooting.
  • The Missouri Police Shooting, US Foreign Aid and The NC US Senate Race

    Aug 14, 2014 | 116 min
    -August 14, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- The Michael Brown shooting in Missouri. Was it a result of big government? Hour 2 4:00 -- Reporters covering the Missouri shooting are arrested. Did authorities go too far? Hour 3 5:00 -- More on the Missouri shooting. Plus, the US gives how much aid to other countries? And what countries get it?
  • The Topless Rally Returns and Race's Role In Crime

    Aug 13, 2014 | 39 min
    -August 13, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- GoTopless Rally organizer Jeff Johnson is in studio to talk about the protest coming up 8/24. Hour 2 4:00 -- Reactions to Jeff Johnson's interview. Hour 3 5:00 -- Downtown Asheville is hit by a wave of crime. Plus, the role race plays in reporting.
  • Parking Gate-gate and Robin Williams Remembered

    Aug 12, 2014 | 117 min
    -August 12, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Robin Williams remembered. Parking Gate-gate causes a stir. Hour 2 4:00 -- Pete is joined by Asheville City Councilman Cecil Bothwell and Buncombe County Comissioner Mike Fryar. Both explain their parking area issues. Hour 3 5:00 -- Your calls on Parking Gate-gate. More Robin Williams memories.
  • Pete Returns To Dissect The MoMoMo and Iraq Escalates

    Aug 11, 2014 | 117 min
    -August 11, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Pete is back from vacation and is covering the big Mountain Moral Monday speech delivered by Rev. William Barber. Hour 2 4:00 -- Pete dissects the Barber speech - proving the Moral Monday protests are, in fact, partisan. Hour 3 5:00 -- The President makes an address regarding the current state of Iraq. Plus, flip-floppery in our national politics.
  • Dr. Bill Forstchen Dissects Moral Monday

    Aug 4, 2014 | 123 min
    -August 4, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Pete's on vacation. Filling in to discuss the Moral Monday movement is author and Pete Kaliner Show official historian Dr. Bill Forstchen. 3:30 -- Dr. Bill talks with Francis De Luca of the Civitas Institute about the origins of the MoMo and who has foot the bill for the movement. Hour 2 4:00 -- Bill and Francis talk more about the Moral Monday movement's history and purpose. Then, Bill talks with Father Tommy Allen about 501(c)(3) organizations and political activity. Hour 3 5:00 -- Dr. Bill takes your calls on the Moral Monday protest and gets into the Israel discussion.
  • Obama Bashes Reps Again, Ebola Comes To US, and A School Board Member Goes After NCGA

    Aug 1, 2014 | 123 min
    -Aug. 1, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- President Obama makes really bad radio during his live news conference. Also, "The Wolf of Wall Street" lasted longer than that ceasefire between Israel and Hamas. Hour 2 4:00 -- Ebola patients brought to Atlanta; the NC state legislature passes its budget and the Governor says he'll sign it. Outrage ensues. Hour 3 5:00 -- A Buncombe School Board member curses at state lawmakers and says "Thanks for nothing," for increasing his wife's pay in the new budget. Plus, Pete's debate with a US Senate candidate over the Moral Monday protests.
  • Immigration Reform Stalls, More Moral Monday Analysis, and NCGA GOP Strife

    Jul 31, 2014 | 119 min
    July 31, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- The House GOP leadership pulls its own border funding bill due to lack of support. Also, the President calls on the GOP to "stop hatin'." Hour 2 4:00 -- Former US Ambassador to the Holy See, Francis Rooney, joins us to talk about the role of the Catholic Church in world affairs. An old ship is discovered under the World Trade Center site. Topless protest against gun rights and a Knockout Game player gets shot & killed. Hour 3 5:00 -- Pete's prediction of fizzling support for the Moral Monday protests now that teachers are getting a pay raise from NC GOP lawmakers. Plus, the puppy mill bill gets spiked by Republicans in Raleigh who were mad that one of their leade...
  • Moral Monday Takes A Hit, Mission Considers Layoffs, and More IRS Emails

    Jul 30, 2014 | 120 min
    July 23, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- A "California man" (from Mexico) on the run for 5 months is finally caught after health officials diagnosed him with tuberculosis. Plus, Mission Health System is going through a re-organization and says layoffs may be coming. Hour 2 4:00 -- The IRS official at the center of the Tea Party targeting scandal, Lois Lerner, called conservatives and Republicans terrorists, and *holes. The US Senate rejects giving states control over federal highway funds. Hour 3 5:00 -- Why the NC budget proposal could hurt Democratic turnout in November.
  • Dems Clamor For Impeachment, Obama Announces Sanctions, and Voter Fraud Ignored

    Jul 29, 2014 | 115 min
    -July 29, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Waiting on the President to make an announcement on new sanctions against Russia. Still............. waiting .................. Plus, Democrats REALLY want the GOP to try to impeach the president. Hour 2 4:00 -- If Congress leaves town for the August recess this week without passing a funding request to address the border crisis, the President will change immigration laws on his own. Democrats say when that happens the GOP will impeach him... and they're fundraising off of that prediction. Hour 3 5:00 -- Jay DeLancy, President of the Voter Integrity Project, talks about the challenges they're having getting District Attorneys to prosecute voter fraud in 5 speci...
  • A Budget Deal Coming? And Cooper Drops Amend. 1 Defense

    Jul 28, 2014 | 121 min
    -July 28, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Pete's first world problems about his mobile phone and new tablet. Plus, the NC legislative leaders say they've agreed on a framework for a budget. Also, a look at the changing voter demographics in NC. Hour 2 4:00 -- A rural NC mayor marches to Washington, D.C over the closure of his town's hospital. Plus, NC Attorney General Roy Cooper says he will no longer defend the state's ban on gay marriage after today's 4th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling overturning a similar ban in Virginia. Hour 3 5:00 -- More on the gay marriage issue. Plus, the latest on the fighting between Israel and Hamas.
  • Common Core, The Protest Cookies Anniversary, and The Border Crisis

    Jul 25, 2014 | 119 min
    -July 25, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- A.P. Dillon joins us to talk about her experience at the We Will Not Conform event and Common Core. Hour 2 4:00 -- NC sales taxes, red light cameras, and Protest Cookies. Hour 3 5:00 -- State roads, how much time we spend on Facebook, and the co-founder of the Minutemen Project says they're coming out of retirement.
  • Professors Moonlighting, Poor Food, and the Clintons

    Jul 24, 2014 | 120 min
    -July 24, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Paul Chesser, from Carolina Plotthound & Watchdog.org, joins us to talk about how NC State professors are moonlighting for extra money - and using taxpayer-funded resources to do so. Hot dogs and the NC Forest Service chief is going to school to get his forestry degree. Hour 2 4:00 -- Daniel Halper from the Weekly Standard joins us again to talk about his new book Clinton, Inc. Hour 3 5:00 -- Wealthy politicians think their minimum wage menus are proof of poverty - but they are just proof how out of touch they are with average Americans. Plus, GovCo is the major employer in way too many NC counties.
  • Older Drivers, Voting Rules, and Rev. Barber's Racism Cries

    Jul 23, 2014 | 120 min
    -July 23, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Should North Carolina adopt stricter driver screenings and tests for the elderly? Hour 2 4:00 -- David Harsanyi, senior editor at The Federalist, joins us to talk about Sen. Elizabeth Warren's potential presidential run. 4:30 -- NC Rep. David Lewis (R-Harnett) joins us to talk about the lawsuits over the states' overhaul of voting laws. Hour 3 5:00 -- A photo shoot at a polling station gets rejected... and then leaked to the partisan media. Plus, Rev. Barber is at it again - this time making racially offensive remarks at the Netroots Nation convention.
  • Obamacare Rulings, State Budget Talks, and Socialist Cheaters

    Jul 22, 2014 | 119 min
    -July 22, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Two Courts of Appeal make opposite rulings on whether people can get subsidies if they buy insurance through federally-created Obamacare exchanges. The Affordable Care Act says the subsidies are only available to state-created exchanges. Hour 2 4:00 -- Dr. Merrill Matthews, resident scholar at the Institute for Policy Innovation, breaks down the DC Court of Appeals ruling. Hour 3 5:00 -- NC Gov. Pat McCrory says he has presented a new budget proposal to Senators which would allow local districts to decide how to allocate funding between teacher assistants and raising teacher pay. Plus, socialists are cheaters.
  • Rev. Barber Goes On Real Time and Changes At APD

    Jul 21, 2014 | 120 min
    -July 21, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Rev. William Barber of the NC NAACP appears on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher. We have the audio. Hour 2 4:00 -- More audio and analysis of Rev. Barber's HBO appearance. Hour 3 5:00 -- David Forbes from the Asheville Blade joins us to talk about the proposed reorganization of the Asheville Police Department.
  • Reaction To Ukraine Violence, Israel's War, and Illegal Immigration Locally

    Jul 18, 2014 | 118 min
    -July 18, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- The bear is loose. The Russian bear. And almost 300 innocent people are now dead in Ukraine because of it. So much for the "reset." Hour 2 4:00 -- Israel launches a ground invasion of Gaza aimed at destroying the miles of subterranean tunnels Hamas is using to ferry weapons and fighters into Israel. Plus, the local impact of illegal immigration. Hour 3 5:00 -- An Arizona politician caught in a blatant lie makes for good TV news; aliens on the moon; and Archie the comic book character gets killed off.
  • Pete's Poetry Slam, The Ex-Im Bank Explained, and The Opossum Drop Unexplained

    Jul 17, 2014 | 123 min
    -July 17, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Poetic outrage continues over the appointment of a new NC Poet Laureate. Hour 2 4:00 -- Donald Bryson, from the NC chapter of Americans for Prosperity, joins us to talk about the battle over the Export-Import Bank. Plus, PETA sues (again) over the Brasstown Possum Drop. Hour 3 5:00 -- More on the possum drop.
  • Renee Elmers Misspeaks, Another NC Constitution Amendment, and The Medicaid Debate

    Jul 16, 2014 | 120 min
    July 16, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- Common Core is on the way out in North Carolina; a stunning primary runoff election yesterday down east; and Rep. Renee Ellmers (R-NC) is under fire for comments she made at a panel discussion on how to combat the "War on Women" narrative from the left. Hour 2 4:00 -- Rob Christensen from the Raleigh News & Observer unleashes a torrent of sexist stereotypes in a column where he argues only women should be in charge of NC legislative budget negotiations. 4:30 -- Eric Rowell, columnist at Pundit House, joins us to talk about the NC Constitutional Amendment we'll be voting on in November. Hour 3 5:00 -- NC Sen. Ralph Hise (R-Madison) joins us to talk about the lates...
  • State Splitting, Lib. Senate Candidate Sean Haugh, and Dangerous Guns

    Jul 15, 2014 | 119 min
    -July 13, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Sgt. Bowe Bargdahl is back on active duty; splitting California into 6 states; moving the nation's capitol from Washington; the Obama administration has a "tonal break" (a/k/a: complete reversal) in its messaging about the border crisis. Hour 2 4:00 -- Sean Haugh, Libertarian nominee for US Senate in North Carolina, joins us and takes your calls. Hour 3 5:00 -- Rolling Stone has an absurd list of the most dangerous guns; NC budget talks continue; Gov. Pat McCrory angers NC poets by picking a poet laureate with virtually no published work.
  • GOP vs Tea Party, Cops 'n' Robbers, and Biz Owner Choices

    Jul 14, 2014 | 121 min
    -July 14, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Steve Deace -- nationally syndicated talk radio host, Washington Times columnist, and author of Rules for Patriots -- joins us to talk about the Mississippi GOP primary fight and how it could spell the end of the Republican Party. Plus, an effort is underway to get former NC Rep. John Rhodes as a write-in candidate for US Senate. Hour 2 4:00 -- Trevor Fischbach, President of Star Chaser, talk about new technology to let police track fleeing vehicles, without risking a hot pursuit. Hour 3 5:00 -- Warren Cole Smith from World Magazine joins us to talk about his interview with the Colorado Christian baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple.
  • The Story Behind The Loomis Fargo Movie and a PLO Nutjob

    Jul 11, 2014 | 123 min
    -July 11, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Famous people in town and more conceal-carry ownership yields lower violent crime rates. Hour 2 4:00 -- Jake Tapper at CNN interviews PLO legal adviser Diana Buttu. Plus, presidential bowling. Hour 3 5:00 -- Monroe Whitesides, criminal defense attorney and NC Board Certified Specialist in Criminal Law, joins us to discuss the Loomis Fargo heist.
  • Israel Violence, VA Scandal, and Public Education

    Jul 10, 2014 | 120 min
    -July 10, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Joshua Muravchik, author of Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel, joins us to discuss the escalating violence in Gaza. 3:30 -- Daniel Halper, online editor at the Weekly Standard, joins us to talk about the VA scandal. Hour 2 4:00 -- VA scandal, immigration border crisis scandal, and homeschoolers now outnumber private school students in NC. Hour 3 5:00 -- Busing kids & teachers in NC public schools, the budget battle rages in Raleigh, and the changing voter registrations in the state.
  • Crazy Headlines, Inasanity In Buncombe Budget, and Gov. McCrory

    Jul 9, 2014 | 72 min
    -July 9, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Jennifer Emmett, editorial director for children's books at the National Geographic Society, joins us to talk about the book "Weird But True: Ripped from the Headlines." Plus, the Buncombe County Commissioners adopt a budget with half a million dollars to pay 1,400 employees comp time - because the Register of Deeds gave HIS employees a day of during the February snowstorm. Hour 2 4:00 -- Pete fights against an impending stroke over the comp day issue. Plus, the President's spiritual adviser comes to Hot Springs and goes on a racial rant. Hour 3 5:00 -- CompDayGate continues. Plus, Governor Pat McCrory joins us to talk budget and teacher pay raises.
  • The Border Crisis, Lt. Gov. Forest, and Asheville's Friendliness

    Jul 8, 2014 | 119 min
    -July 8, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Ira Mehlman, Media Director at the Federation for American Immigration Reform, joins us to talk about the crisis at the US-Mexico border. Hour 2 4:00 -- More discussion and calls on the illegal immigration crisis on the southern border. Hour 3 5:00 -- Lt. Gov Dan Forest joins us to talk about budget deals, teacher pay, Common Core, and how America has turned its back on God. Plus, Asheville lands on a list of the Friendliest US Cities.
  • IRS and NSA News, City ID's, and Voting Laws Challenged

    Jul 7, 2014 | 118 min
    -July 7, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Phil Kerpen, president of American Commitment, joins us to talk about the latest developments in the IRS targeting scandal; the NSA is collecting personal conversations of hundreds of thousands of Americans without warrants; outrage over a racist outhouse. Hour 2 4:00 -- A shark bites a swimmer and people blame a fisherman for agitating the shark; there's no such thing as Yeti a Georgia man witnesses a carjacking but then the 911 operator debates whether it was a theft or carjacking. Hour 3 5:00 -- Ron Woodard, Director of NC Listen, joins us to talk about a City of Charlotte proposal to issue ID cards to illegal immigrants (and all residents). 5:30 -- Jay DeLa...
  • Hobby Lobby Ruling Insight, SUPCO From The Left, and The Declaration

    Jul 3, 2014 | 122 min
    July 3, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- Cooking fish at the office; the Governor warns against wearing Stupid Hats; cannabidiol oil gets state approval for kids with epilepsy 3:30 -- Dr. Merrill Matthews joins us to talk about the unintended consequences of the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court ruling, how more than half Americans receive government benefits, and how energy policy could determine the US Senate race in NC. Hour 2 4:00 -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) comes to Hendersonville to campaign for Rep. Mark Meadows. Plus, what the left thinks the role of the Supreme Court. Also, the benefits of the gut. Hour 3 5:00 -- The Declaration of Independence.
  • Is Obama The Worst? What's Next On Immigration? Is The EPA Focused On CTS?

    Jul 2, 2014 | 123 min
    -July 2, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Barack Obama is the worst president since WWII, according to a new poll. Plus, the latest developments in the IRS scandal and the immigration crisis at the US-Mexico border. Hour 2 4:00 -- Two whistleblowers say the kids coming across the US southern border are bringing all sorts of medical issues with them, but authorities are squashing all reporting of it. Hour 3 5:00 -- Our two local Congressmen grill the EPA administrator over the CTS contamination clean-up. Plus, the silly photo the Defense Department tweeted out... and a man in a chicken suit is arrested at wing night.
  • Pete Gives Belgium Lessons, An Obamacare Lawsuit Update, and The Stingray

    Jul 1, 2014 | 121 min
    -July 1, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Why Belgium stinks... but will probably still beat the USA in men's soccer today. Hour 2 4:00 -- The soccering is underway. Plus, the latest development of voting irregularities in that Mississippi GOP primary run-off. Also, a lawsuit over Obamacare is about to land at the DC Circuit Court of Appeals - and it could destroy the entire program. Hour 3 5:00 -- The federal government's "Stingray" surveillance equipment is being used by local law enforcement departments around the nation - including Wilmington, NC.
  • Obama Vows Immigration Action, Charter School Transparency, and SCOTUS Term Limits

    Jun 30, 2014 | 119 min
    -June 30, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- President Obama makes a special announcement & we carry it live. Plus, NC Rep. Charles Jeter talks about whether charter school teachers' salaries should be public record -like public school teachers' pay is. Hour 2 4:00 -- Lawyer, author, and Townhall columnist Kurt Schlichter joins us to talk about his new book Conservative Insurgency. Plus, should the Supreme Court justices be term limited? Hour 3 5:00 -- A leftwing critic of the the NC Legislature gets paid almost a quarter million dollars from UNC to argue on behalf of the poor. Plus, Facebook on the hot seat after users found out they were unknowingly made part of a psychological survey.
  • Is Hillary OK Now? Have Some Lawmakers Gone Too Far?

    Jun 27, 2014 | 128 min
    -June 27, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- A new book says Hillary Clinton called President Obama "incompetent and feckless." But it also says she spread Obama's lie that a YouTube video was the impetus for the attack in Benghazi. Hour 2 4:00 -- Did the Mississippi GOP run-off irreparably break the bond between Tea Parties and the Republican Party? Hour 3 5:00 -- Democrats say President Obama will "borrow the power" to enact immigration reform if the House doesn't adopt the Senate's plan. Plus, Alan Gottlieb from the Second Amendment Foundation talks about their lawsuit against NC over a conceal-carry law.
  • The US Moves On, Obama Violates Constitution, and the Iraq Conflict

    Jun 26, 2014 | 123 min
    -June 26, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- USA advances in the World Cup ... by losing. House Speaker John Boehner wants to sue the President ... so he doesn't have to reign in the executive branch as the Constitution permits him to do. Hour 2 4:00 -- An old memo from the 2007 Hillary Clinton campaign says Barack Obama is not "fundamentally American." Plus, we talk socialism, capitalism, and how the federal government back in January sought contractors to transport 65,000 illegal immigrant children. Hour 3 5:00 -- Why an independent investigator might not be the best way to deal with the IRS scandal; the EPA has also lost some e-mails due to a hard drive crash; an EPA poop bandit; the Kurds in Iraq say ...
  • Pigs Blood At LAB, Moral March To The Polls, Reps Sue Obama

    Jun 25, 2014 | 122 min
    -June 25, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- A Charlotte blackened crust death black metal band dumps blood all over a local bar forcing it to close down. I think the band might not ACTUALLY be satan worshipers. Hour 2 4:00 -- Wrap-up of the LAB satan pig blood story. Plus, the Moral Mondayers are hitting the road! Also, the editorial board at the News & Observer say they want the GOP legislature to ram through a budget more quickly - so they can criticize the speed at which it was adopted. Hour 3 5:00 -- A new IRS scandal development, US House Speaker John Boehner confirms he will sue the President for not enforcing laws, and coal ash clean up costs in NC.
  • An IRS Hearing Gets Absurd, Leaks From The Left, and Film Incentives

    Jun 24, 2014 | 124 min
    -June 24, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- The IRS Commissioner is on the hot seat again over the tax agency's alleged targeting of conservative groups and how it has handled e-mails of the people involved. Hour 2 4:00 -- More on the IRS scandal. Plus, the IRS settles a lawsuit over disclosing the donor lists of a California-based Prop 8 organization. Hour 3 5:00 -- Why NC should scrap its Film incentives. Plus, coal ash clean-up legislation and pigs blood at a local bar.
  • Climate Change, The Best Path In Iraq, and Voting Integrity News, and

    Jun 23, 2014 | 124 min
    -June 23, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- NY Times best-selling author Leighton Steward joins us for an update on the climate change debate/non-debate. Plus, insane fears. Hour 2 4:00 -- Does the future foriegn policy path for the GOP follow Dick Cheney or Rand Paul? Hour 3 5:00 -- Jay Delancey, Executive Director of the Voter Integrity Project, joins us to talk about a move to cut funding that would hire election fraud investigators.
  • Cecil Bothwell's DUI, Brian Turner's Beef, and the IRS' Coverup

    Jun 20, 2014 | 121 min
    -June 20, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- A bachelor party finds a 10 million year old fossil. Also, Brian Turner says Tim Moffitt shouldn't be hiking with his son. Hour 2 4:00 -- Asheville City Councilman is busted for DUI. Hour 3 5:00 -- Tempers flare at a congressional hearing on the IRS scandal.
  • Iraq Snowballs, Redskins Trademark, and A Non-Conformist Is Outraged

    Jun 19, 2014 | 120 min
    -June 19, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- President Obama says he's sending 300 military advisers to Iraq to help fight the ISIS jihadists. Hour 2 4:00 -- The US Patent & Trademark Office cancels the Washington Redskins trademark because it's "disparaging." Hour 3 5:00 -- A teen says he was discriminated against by the SC DMV because he was not allowed to pose for his driver license photo while wearing make-up. Also, the local paper mis-characterizes a comment Thom Tillis made on raising the federal minimum wage.
  • The IRS Scandal Gets Deeper, APD Evidence Scandal, and "The Carolina Comeback"

    Jun 18, 2014 | 126 min
    June 18, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- The IRS scandal takes a new scandalous turn. Hour 2 4:00 -- Our latest mockery of Floridians, plus the former APD evidence room manager gets sentenced. Hour 3 5:00 -- Patrick Gleason, Director of State Affairs for Americans for Tax Reform, joins us to talk about North Carolina's improving economic conditions. Plus, a PR battle over donations to NC Rep. Tim Moffitt & his challenger Brian Turner.
  • Pete's World Cup Fever, Tillis and Hagan on the Campaign Trail

    Jun 17, 2014 | 124 min
    -June 17, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Why soccer stinks. Hour 2 4:00 -- More on soccer. Plus the latest Moral Monday protests in Raleigh and the left says Thom Tillis is a racisty racist. Hour 3 5:00 -- Tillis on "traditional" voters; caller Alan says the GOP should drop its anti-abortion stance to win more female voters; Sen. Cory Booker comes to NC to stump for Sen. Kay Hagan.
  • Honoring Dad, No Snitching, and Immigration Lies

    Jun 16, 2014 | 122 min
    -June 16, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Happy Fathers Day. What lessons did he teach you? Have you ever told him what he meant to you? Hour 2 4:00 -- An Asheville murder might go unsolved because of the "no snitching" cultural mentality. Plus, the latest on the missing IRS e-mails. Hour 3 5:00 -- IRS e-mails; the Border Patrol surveyed hundreds of kids that have been streaming across the southern border; new NC law would let CTS victims sue.
  • Asheville's Expensive, Education Needs Reform, and More DC Corruption

    Jun 14, 2014 | 121 min
    -June 13, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Asheville is very expensive; the NC House approves a budget with bipartisan support; the sun tries to kill us with solar flares; and the Pew Research Center finds Americans are more politically polarized now than we were 20 years ago. Hour 2 4:00 -- Michael Brickman, National Policy Director at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute says Common Core is a conservative idea that will help improve all K-12 government educational standards. Hour 3 5:00 -- More on Common Core. Plus, the IRS says it has "lost" two years worth of e-mails from Lois Lerner. But only the ones from & to the White House, Democratic members of Congress, Treasury Dept., the DOJ.
  • What to Do About Iraq

    Jun 13, 2014 | 127 min
    Hour 1 3:00 -- The latest on the Asheville Police Department evidence room audit; a California judge says the state's teacher tenure law is unconstitutional; NC Senate leader Phil Berger responds to a lawsuit from the Moral Monday protesters over the newly-adopted rules for the legislative building. 3:30 -- Hendersonville author Jeremy B. Jones joins us to talk about his new book Bearwallow. Plus, the NC Senate looks to legalize the Brasstown Possum Drop. Hour 2 4:00 -- What, if anything, should the United States do to help Iraq fight back against the al-Qaeda offshoot ISIS extremists - who are now taking more cities on a march to Baghdad? Hour 3 5:00 -- More debate about the developments in...
  • Eric Cantor Loses, InfoWars Bashing, and Immigrant Children Strain The System

    Jun 11, 2014 | 121 min
    -June 11, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- The #2 Republican in the US House is defeated in the primary. What does the Eric Cantor loss mean for the GOP and Tea Party? Hour 2 4:00 -- Illegal immigrant children are flooding across the USA border. Hour 3 5:00 -- Deportations, sidewalks, and anatomical enlarger scams.
  • Water Battles Not Over In Asheville and Berger Meets With FTMMMs

    Jun 10, 2014 | 120 min
    -June 10, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Pete's experience at the new local Brazilian steakhouse. Plus, Rep. Tim Moffitt talks with Producer/Newsman/Sports guy Tank Spencer about the ruling in the water system lawsuit. Hour 2 4:00 -- More on the water lawsuit. Hour 3 5:00 -- NC Senate leader Phil Berger meets with Moral Monday protesters, and produces a budget amendment that would pay for all their demands. The cost is $7 billion.
  • Obama Moving To Asheville? And a Beauty Queen Takes Heat.

    Jun 9, 2014 | 124 min
  • Could Obama Be Impeached? And The 70th Anniv. of D-Day

    Jun 6, 2014 | 121 min
    -June 6, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Tank goes topless for charity and the best rendition of the national anthem. 3:30 -- Andy McCarthy joins us to talk about his book: "Faithless Execution: Building the Political Case or Obama's Impeachment. Hour 2 4:00 -- Venezuela is running out of water and electricity. Plus, a D-Day vet escapes from a nursing home so he can attend the 70th anniversary of the Normandy invasion. 4:30 -- WWII Andy Andrews, from Black Mountain, recounts his experience storming the beach at Normandy. Hour 3 5:00 -- The encore re-broadcast of Andy Andrews' interview.
  • A Libya Update, The Bergdahl Swap, and Carbon Emissions Caps

    Jun 5, 2014 | 122 min
    -June 5, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Hussein Elshafai joins us to talk about the latest developments in Libya. Hussein was a former political prisoner of Moamar Qaddafi, helped depose the dictator, and was on the ground in Benghazi the night of the attack on the US consulate. Hour 2 4:00 -- More breaking details on the Bergdahl swap, Harry Reid says "What difference does it make" that he was the only Senator to get a heads up on the deal, caller Linda says people are too cynical about government nowadays. Hour 3 5:00 -- Elgie Holstein, former Obama adviser and now with the Environmental Defense Fund, joins us to talk about how the EPA regulations on coal-fired power plants will be great for America...
  • A Skewed Political Poll, Pete's Fear of Flight, and Questionable Child Abuse Charges

    Jun 4, 2014 | 120 min
    -June 4, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- A poll conducted by Public Policy Polling shows Brian Turner is essentially tied with Rep. Tim Moffitt. But is he? Plus, details on this weekend's air fair at the Hendersonville airport. Hour 2 4:00 -- Moral Monday protesters are shocked that the GOP targets of their propaganda might be avoiding them so as to not participate in the PR circus. Plus, most Americans want an investigation into Benghazi, and most believe the White House has engaged in a cover up. Hour 3 5:00 -- Bergdahl, the VA scandal, and a guy forces his 16-year old son to carry a stone for miles.
  • More Revelations About The Bergdahl Swap

    Jun 3, 2014 | 120 min
    -June 3, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- The latest developments in the Bergdahl-Taliban prisoner swap. Hour 2 4:00 -- Folks have a lot of different opinions about the Bergdahl swap. Hour 3 5:00 -- The politics of the Bergdahl swap, plus the NSA is collecting millions of images from our e-mails, phones, and social media.
  • The Bergdahl Prisoner Swap, 9/11 Memorabilia, and Buncombe Schools Prayer Fiasco

    Jun 2, 2014 | 120 min
    -June 2, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- An American soldier is released in exchange for five Taliban detainees from the US prison at Guantanamo Bay. Hour 2 4:00 -- More details on Bergdahl's release and his father's odd remarks. Plus, a 9/11 cheese plate is pulled off the shelves at the 9/11 Memorial Gift Shop. Hour 3 5:00 -- Buncombe County Schools says a recent fundraiser for the North Buncombe HS Marching Band did not violate the district's religion policy. Plus, California colleges find a way around the state's ban on tuition hikes.
  • Big Moves In DC, Raleigh, and... the Music Biz?

    May 30, 2014 | 121 min
    May 30, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- Washington D.C. resignations; the least-motivated partner in a couple drags the other one down to his/her level; Asheville has more pedestrian/vehicle collisions per capita than anywhere in the state. 3:30 -- Dr. Merrill Matthews joins us to talk about the proposal in the NC Senate to move Medicaid management from DHHS to a new agency. Hour 2 4:00 -- Sidewalks; diabetes in NC; a crazy pole through a roof in West Asheville; a boy band comprised of Obama Administration offspring. Hour 3 5:00 -- Jeff Robinson joins us to talk about the Professional Bull Riding event coming to Asheville next weekend. Also, the VA Secretary resigns amid the national scandal over delaye...
  • Teacher Pay, Odd News, and Media & Mass Murder

    May 29, 2014 | 120 min
    May 29, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- NC Senate Republicans unveil their teacher compensation plan. Democrats and the teachers union don't like it. Do you? Plus diaper parties from a decade ago. Hour 2 4:00 -- Men drinking breast milk is apparently a thing. Hour 3 5:00 -- A Washington Post film critic seems to blame Seth Rogen for a mass murder.
  • Pagans vs NB Band Boosters, FTMMMs vs Tillis, and Burr vs VSOs

    May 28, 2014 | 122 min
    May 28, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- A local Wiccan and her daughter are offended that a prayer was offered up at a Memorial Day fundraiser for the North Buncombe HS band. Hour 2 4:00 -- More on the outraged Pagan. Plus, one of the Moral Monday protesters arrested for "sitting in" the office of House Speaker Thom Tillis has a rap sheet for assault. Hour 3 5:00 -- US Sen. Richard Burr (R-NC) picks a fight with veterans organizations over their refusal to call for the dismissal of VA Secretary Eric Shinseki. Plus, Nancy Pelosi says the rollout of Obamacare proves how well Democrats govern.
  • Superstition, Democratic Decomposition, and Teacher Migration?

    May 28, 2014 | 122 min
    -May 27, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- A teen holds his breath while driving through a tunnel... passes out... causes a wreck. Also, Andrea Caesar joins us to talk about her book chronicling her battle with chronic Lyme Disease - "A Twist of Lyme: Battling a Disease that Doesn't Exist." Hour 2 4:00 -- Pete responds to a Charlotte Magazine write-up about the fall of the NC Democratic Party. Hour 3 5:00 -- The Houston school system advertises in NC to recruit teachers. Leftists erupt in incoherent rage. Plus, green stamps, Sam's painting career, and paying to potty .
  • General Motors, Corporate Slogan, and French Economist Woes

    May 23, 2014 | 122 min
    May 23, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- Did the Obama administration and General Motors defraud buyers of the government-owned GM stock by not disclosing the problems with ignition switches that prompted massive recalls? Plus, the Tea Party isn't dead. In fact, it has already won. Hour 2 4:00 -- Some of the best and worst ad slogans in American advertising history. Hour 3 5:00 -- A French economist's book in defense of socialism turns out to rely on fabricated data. Plus, more on the slogans.
  • The VA Scandal, Fracking, and Howard Dean's Idiocy

    May 22, 2014 | 122 min
    May 22, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- The VA scandal Hour 2 4:00 -- Why Democrats are now participating in the Benghazi select committee; fracking is approved in the NC Senate. Hour 3 5:00 -- More frack talk; Howard Dean says Republicans are not Americans and should go to Russia "where they belong"; and Burger King adopts a new slogan.
  • Cable Mergers Good For Business? Pay Raises For Lawmakers? How About Teachers?

    May 21, 2014 | 124 min
    May 21, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- Adam Smith, assistant professor of economics and director of the Ceter for Free Market Studies at Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte, says the proposed merger of big cable companies might actually be good for consumers. Plus, a NC GOP Representative wants to give himself a massive pay raise. And Moogfest's application for CRA money is rejected. Hour 2 4:00 -- Pete takes a call from Robby who says Pete should sympathize with teachers. A discussion about teacher pay erupts. Hour 3 5:00 -- Robby's call prompts an hour of discussion about education, budgeting, and politics.
  • The Fall of The NC Democratic Party, McCrory Takes Heat and A New Race Debate

    May 20, 2014 | 123 min
    May 20, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- Greg Lacour, contributing editor for Charlotte Magazine, joins us to talk about the sorry state of the NC Democratic Party. Hour 2 4:00 -- The New York Times wonders whether NC Gov. Pat McCrory will be impotent against the GOP legislature; Attorney General Roy Cooper fundraising off teacher pay concerns; and why working with white people stinks sometimes. Hour 3 5:00 -- A White Privilege Conference provides a helpful list of the "Pitfalls of Working with White People."
  • Michael Jackson, Climate Change and Proposed NC Legislation

    May 19, 2014 | 122 min
    -May 19, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Michael Jackson is resurrected (via hologram) at the Billboard Music Awards last night. Pete thinks it's tacky. Hour 2 4:00 -- That study showing 97% of scientists agree with manmade global warming atually shows the consensus is about .3%. Close enough, I guess. Plus, the NC legislature opens its short session today and the Moral Monday protesters are there again. Hour 3 5:00 -- The NC Legislature looking to block aerial photos and GPS coordinates of agribusiness operations. Also, it will look to prohibit cities from charging more than $100 for business privilege licenses.
  • The Circus Gets A Big Pay Day, Teacher Tenure and Barber Stiffs The Gov.

    May 16, 2014 | 122 min
    May 16, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- Ringling Brothers Circus says animal welfare groups have settled, and paid out $25 million to the big top's parent company. Also, video games grow grey matter in your brain! And a judge says teacher tenure is a property right that cannot be rescinded without compensation from the state. Hour 2 4:00 -- A judge tells North Carolina Republican lawmakers that there is no law protecting their internal emails, so they'll need to turn them over to parties suing over the GOP's overhaul of voting laws. Plus, Buncombe County officials say if the state raises teacher pay then they'll have to do the same for their 95 teachers - out of fairness. Hour 3 5:00 -- Rev. William Bar...
  • Protest Rules In Raleigh, Rep. Patrick McHenry and Rev. Barber Spurns McCrory Invite

    May 15, 2014 | 120 min
    May 15, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- The NC General Assembly looks to change the rules to prevent Moral Monday protesters from screaming and disrupting the legislature. Hour 2 4:00 -- The people drowning out the Representatives of the people now say they're being silenced... because they're asked to speak in a normal voice. 4:30 -- Rep. Congressman Patrick McHenry (R-NC) joins us to talk beer, subpoenas, and crowdfunding. Hour 3 5:00 -- It seems some shenanigans were afoot today in Raleigh, as House Republicans skipped a committee meeting - thereby killing a bill that House Speaker (and US Senate candidate) Thom Tillis didn't support.
  • Choice Habits, Moffitt Cleared, The Political Machine

    May 14, 2014 | 121 min
    May 14, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- Good news! Obamacare will break us of our "choice habit" when it comes to picking doctors and hospitals! Also, an update on Benghazi. Hour 2 4:00 -- NC State Rep. Tim Moffitt (R-116) is cleared in ethics complaint. Plus, the rise of the progressive machine inside the Buncombe County Democratic Party. Hour 3 5:00 -- Machine politics in Asheville and the start of the new legislative session in Raleigh.
  • Bad Driving, Hillary's Health and Cong. Mark Meadows

    May 13, 2014 | 120 min
  • More Donald Sterling Fallout, Employers Cutting Insurance and GovCo Slaps Down A Competitor

    May 12, 2014 | 119 min
    -May 12, 2014- Hour 1 3:00 -- Embattled racisty pro basketball team owner Donald Sterling gives his first interview since the NBA announced it was banning him for his racisty comments. Hour 2 4:00 -- North Carolina lawmakers looking to mandate more coverages for all policies sold in the state. Plus, the federal Hour 3 5:00 -- Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) takes the media to the proverbial woodshed over its lack of interest in the Benghazi affair. Plus, the US Postal Service exemplifies all that is wrong with GovCo.
  • Nick Searcy, NC State Snack Ideas and Unlikely Travel Options

    May 9, 2014 | 125 min
    May 9, 2014 Hour 1 3:00 -- International Film & TV star Nick Searcy joins us to talk about the Gosnell Movie and Twitter fights. Plus, what should North Carolina's state snack be? Hour 2 4:00 -- We've determined through a series of nominations and votes that Krispy Kream doughnuts should be the official state snack. Now we need some cute middle-schoolers to sell this thing to the Legislature. Hour 3 5:00 -- Chinese state media says the Communist nation is looking to build a high-speed train that will run from China to Russia to Alaska to Canada. I call it the CRAC line.
  • Rep. Meadows Takes On EPA, Hashtag Diplomacy and More

    May 8, 2014 | 121 min
    May 8, 2014Hour 13:00 -- NC Congressman Mark Meadows joins us to talk about yesterday's EPA hearing and how the local CTS site has not been cleaned up for 25 years.Hour 24:00 -- The era of Hashtag Diplomacy by our US State Department.Hour 35:00 -- A "parent-led" education rally ... organized by the local teachers union. Plus, leftists are outraged when the 12-year old child they use to promote their cause is challenged.
  • Election Results and Gov. McCrory Has An Education Plan

    May 7, 2014 | 121 min
  • Who Should Be On The Beghazi Committee? What's A Prank Among Friends?

    May 6, 2014 | 120 min
    May 6, 2014Hour 13:00 -- Democrats say they won't participate in the House Select Committee to investigate the Bengahzi affair unless there is an even number of Democrats and Republicans on the Committee. Should the GOP agree?Hour 24:00 -- Lefties say a State Senator's son getting caught with a fake ID to buy booze proves Voter ID doesn't work... when it actually proves carding people does work. Plus, the scandal grows at the Veterans Affairs hospital in Phoenix. Could it spread to others?Hour 35:00 -- A high school prank goes terribly wrong in New Jersey. Plus, Pete admits to some of his childhood pranks.
  • Gas Station Shopping, No More Zeroes and an American Idol Flub

    May 5, 2014 | 118 min
  • Early Voting Numbers Are Up and Other Election News

    May 2, 2014 | 117 min
  • DMV Upgrades, White House Tap Dancing and Tillis Jumps In Poll

    May 1, 2014 | 119 min
    May 1, 2014Hour 13:00 -- North Carolina DMV won't make new residents take written driving tests to get licenses. Plus, happy May Day - where communists and socialists across the world celebrate their force of the mob and the deaths of 100,000,000 people at the hands of the collective! Hour 24:00 -- White House Press Secretary Jay Carney spends another day on the hot seat as reporters pepper him with more questions about the newly-released Benghazi talking points.Hour 35:00 -- CNN's constant coverage of the missing Malaysian plane yields higher ratings.... God help us all. Plus, an update on the NC Senate race and underwear.
  • The Benghazi Lie and Government Overreach

    Apr 30, 2014 | 120 min
    April 30, 2014Hour 13:00 -- The White House Press Secretary, Jay Carney, tries to spin his way out of the lies he and the administration has told about who crafted the talking points about Benghazi. Hour 24:00 -- We unravel more of the Benghazi lies from the White House.Hour 35:00 -- The DOJ is pressuring banks to refuse business from certain targeted industries - like porn stars & payday lenders. Pete's childhood appreciation for Miami Vice, plus a caller wants Pete to talk about Bush's lies as much as Obama's lies.
  • The Donald Sterling NBA Banishment

    Apr 29, 2014 | 116 min
    April 29, 20143:00-6:00The owner of the LA Clippers gets banned for life from the NBA for prejudiced comments he made in private that went public. Outrage ensues.