Nightside With Dan Rea

Nightside With Dan Rea

NightSide focuses on a wide variety of issues, political, economic and social. Rea believes that talk radio is the best way for people to communicate their opinions and ideas on what he calls “North America’s Virtual Back Porch”. Rea encourages challenging conversations and diverse ideas combined with respect and tolerance for the opinion of others. But don’t think for a moment that NightSide is anything but provocative, always interesting and at times, passionate and emotional.... Show More

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August 7, 2020 42 min
Jordan Rich fills in - This week, members of the Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association have sent a letter to Governor Baker’s office about their support of the Black and Latino Caucus’ 10 Point Plan for police reform in the state. This comes at a time when there is a nationwide call for police reform and Massachusetts is trying to implement new reform throughout the state. This 10 Point Plan is different than that of what the ...
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August 6, 2020 39 min
Jordan Rich fills in - We take a look to the past for a better future remembering the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bombs that would bring a close to World War II.
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August 6, 2020 41 min
Jordan Rich fills in - The Coronavirus has put a serious damper on the way restaurants normally function. It has been a little over a month now that restaurants in the Commonwealth have opened their doors for both indoor and outdoor dining. With the Fall and Winter seasons fast approaching while the Coronavirus is still looming, it has many restaurateurs worried that their businesses will take another huge hit with diners being war...
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August 6, 2020 44 min
Jordan Rich fills in - The Coronavirus has put a serious damper on the way restaurants normally function. It has been a little over a month now that restaurants in the Commonwealth have opened their doors for both indoor and outdoor dining. With the Fall and Winter seasons fast approaching while the Coronavirus is still looming, it has many restaurateurs worried that their businesses will take another huge hit with diners being war...
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August 5, 2020 41 min
Jordan Rich fills in - We take a look at the many political gaffs during this anything-but-normal election year.
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August 5, 2020 42 min
Jordan Rich fills in - The Coronavirus pandemic has taken a toll on almost all industries, and that includes the arts, an industry that thrives off of in person performances and displays. This pandemic has left the arts community scrambling to find new creative ways to entertain and bring their audiences the art where they are at, and that’s home! Luckily, you can count on the arts community to be creative, so they’ve thought outsi...
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August 5, 2020 41 min
Jordan Rich fills in - Over the last couple weeks, citizens have experienced slower mail service throughout the country, and it has some wondering if it’s intentional and whether that will affect mail in voting this Fall. This slower response from the USPS comes after leadership, under the direction of Postmaster General Louis DeJoy, put new procedures in place. Many are worried that if the mail is slow, it will have an impact on t...
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August 5, 2020 41 min
Jordan Rich fills in - This week, the state of Massachusetts has seen an uptick in COVID-19 cases. Yesterday alone, the state saw an increase of 438 cases, which is the highest single day count in two months. Last week, Gov. Baker scolded various groups for disobeying the state’s guidelines when it comes to social and even recreational gatherings. Additionally, Rhode Island has experienced a high uptick in cases as well, so much so...
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Jordan Rich fills in for a vacationing Dan Rea.

Media’s Role In Political Division. According to a new Gallup poll, 86% of Americans believe that there is a large amount of political bias in news coverage. Furthermore, a majority believe this political bias is intentional. Do you think news outlets are trying to persuade viewers to adopt a certain viewpoint? What is the media’s role when it comes to this upcoming election? 84% of th...
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According to a new Gallup poll, 86% of Americans believe that there is a large amount of political bias in news coverage. Furthermore, a majority believe this political bias is intentional. Do you think news outlets are trying to persuade viewers to adopt a certain viewpoint? What is the media’s role when it comes to this upcoming election? 84% of the latest Gallup poll believe news me...
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August 4, 2020 41 min
Jordan Rich fills in for a vacationing Dan Rea.

The city of Quincy has two high schools and one, North Quincy High, has revamped their decades old mascot, Yakoo. The school is known as the Red Raiders and their mascot, Yakoo has formerly been dressed as a Native American who is carrying an axe while in cultural garb. There have been numerous complaints about the logo and its imagery being racist, that the city has decided to change ...
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August 4, 2020 40 min
Jordan Rich fills in for a vacationing Dan Rea.

Is the baseball season over before it really began? It appears that every week more and more players are testing positive for COVID-19. First it was the Marlins, now the Cardinals who have numerous players and staff that have tested positive for the virus, resulting in cancelled or postponed games. If this keeps up will there be a season at all? Furthermore, what is the future for spor...
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August 3, 2020 41 min
Jordan Rich is in for Dan, he discusses a viral video from a comedian that's causing some controversy online.
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August 3, 2020 41 min
Jordan Rich fills in for a vacationing Dan Rea.

Last Friday, a federal appeals court overturned the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. As a result, a new penalty phase trial will begin to determine the best punishment for Tsarnaev. President Trump is now even weighing in on the overturned sentence and says he deserves the death penalty. Do you agree? Would you like to see Tsarnaev sentenced to death or spend...
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As we inch closer and closer to the beginning of the new school year, schools and universities are still scrambling to come up with a concrete plan for returning to close. Today the Massachusetts Teacher’s Association held an “emergency meeting” with the intention of letting college leaders and state legislators know how faculty and students are feeling.
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August 3, 2020 43 min
Jordan Rich fills in for a vacationing Dan Rea.

As we inch closer and closer to the beginning of the new school year, schools and universities are still scrambling to come up with a concrete plan for returning to close. Today the Massachusetts Teacher’s Association held an “emergency meeting” with the intention of letting college leaders and state legislators know how faculty and students are feeling. Vice President Max Page of the ...
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Earlier in the week a group of doctors from America’s Frontline Doctors came out and posted a video in support of hydroxychloroquine being an effective treatment for COVID-19, based on their personal experiences with patients. Twitter and Facebook censored this video and removed it off their platforms claiming it was “misinformation”. Hear to discuss this drug that has been called a “cure” is Dr Lee Vliet, a former Director of the ...
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Earlier in the week a group of doctors from America’s Frontline Doctors came out and posted a video in support of hydroxychloroquine being an effective treatment for COVID-19, based on their personal experiences with patients. Twitter and Facebook censored this video and removed it off their platforms claiming it was “misinformation”. Hear to discuss this drug that has been called a “cure” is Dr Lee Vliet, a former Director of the ...
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Today, a federal appeals court has overturned the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The ruling cites a judge’s error that has resulted in the reversal of three of Tsarnaev’s convictions along with the motion to vacate the death sentence. The court has ordered a new penalty phase trial. The three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals did reiterate that despite this ruling: “Make no mistake: D...
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Today, a federal appeals court has overturned the death penalty for Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. The ruling cites a judge’s error that has resulted in the reversal of three of Tsarnaev’s convictions along with the motion to vacate the death sentence. The court has ordered a new penalty phase trial. The three-judge panel of the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals did reiterate that despite this ruling: “Make no mistake: D...
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