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. 642427... Show More

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October 20, 2020 42 min
It seems like we’ve had our fair share of “October surprises”, with the President contracting COVID and now the latest Hunter Biden laptop revelation. We ask you, is there anything that could change your mind when it comes to voting this November 3rd? More information is being revealed daily from Hunter Biden’s laptop, we have the second presidential debate coming up this Thursday, and Joe Biden will still not answer the question a...
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October 20, 2020 40 min
It seems like we’ve had our fair share of “October surprises”, with the President contracting COVID and now the latest Hunter Biden laptop revelation. We ask you, is there anything that could change your mind when it comes to voting this November 3rd? More information is being revealed daily from Hunter Biden’s laptop, we have the second presidential debate coming up this Thursday, and Joe Biden will still not answer the question a...
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October 20, 2020 39 min
As we head closer and closer to election day on November 3rd, more and more political topics are being analyzed including that of the economy. Before the Coronavirus hit, the U.S. unemployment rate hit a low of 3.5%, making it a half century all-time low. Due to the Coronavirus, the unemployment rate soared to 15%. Some of the jobs have been recovered as the country has gotten a better grasp on the virus but not all the jobs have. ...
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Over the weekend, things got tense at Copley Square in Boston when counter-protesters showed up at a Pro Trump rally organized by Super Happy Fun America. The counter-protesters, a group called Solidarity Against Hate-Boston, tried drowning out the Pro Trump speakers by chanting and drumming. Additionally, Solidarity Against Hate-Boston was seen burning a Trump cardboard cutout and moving barricades set by police which led to alter...
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With the presidential election just a few weeks away, which candidate do you think will win your state? Call in and let us know your answer!
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October 17, 2020 42 min
“Dunkin” formerly known as Dunkin Donuts, is one of the largest coffee chains in the country and it originated right here in Massachusetts. How did this local business grown to be the giant it is today? Robert Rosenberg, former Dunkin CEO and author of the new book: “Around The Corner, Around The World” joins Dan on how he grew the company from $10 million in sales to over $2 billion, with more than 3,000 outlets. Robert Rosenberg ...
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October 17, 2020 41 min
A group of medical experts posted a guide to COVID survival on YouTube in order to help people deal with an infection at home. The advice was meant to be taken in conjunction with guidance from the family physician. YouTube unilaterally removed it from public view. Doctors Lee Vliet and Peter McCullough are on with Dan to explain why this type of medical censorship is dangerous...
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The city's largest police union is pushing back against Mayor Marty Walsh's recently announced slate of police department reforms. Union officials say the initiatives are nothing more than the creation of an unnecessary and expensive bureaucracy. Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association President Larry Calderone joins Dan to discuss the Mayor's plan.
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A Gloucester middle school student is asking his school to train its staff in facilitating discussions about politics after a teacher mocked him in class for expressing support for President Trump. The teacher also told her students that it was a good thing the President had tested positive for the Coronavirus. Jackson Cody's attorney Marc Randazza joins Dan to discuss the incident.
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Yesterday, social media giant Twitter blocked all posts involving the New York Post's article that reveals a discovery of emails showing a connection between former Vice-President Biden and his son, Hunter Biden’s business partners at a Ukrainian gas company. Accounts blocked included the White House Press Secretary and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. The censorship has now prompted the Senate Judiciary Committee to meet and vote on subpoe...
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Yesterday, social media giant Twitter blocked all posts involving the New York Post's article that reveals a discovery of emails showing a connection between former Vice-President Biden and his son, Hunter Biden’s business partners at a Ukrainian gas company. Accounts blocked included the White House Press Secretary and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz. The censorship has now prompted the Senate Judiciary Committee to meet and vote on subpoe...
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A Gloucester middle school student is asking his school to train its staff in facilitating discussions about politics after a teacher mocked him in class for expressing support for President Trump. The teacher also told her students that it was a good thing the President had tested positive for the Coronavirus. Jackson Cody's attorney Marc Randazza joins Dan to discuss the incident.
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Dan asks again - Who are you voting for and why?
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A Senate committee is investigating a bombshell cache of documents about Hunter Biden’s foreign dealings acquired by a Delaware computer repairman. The laptop in question was water damaged, left for repair, and never picked up despite the repair shops effort to contact the owner. On the hard drive were emails that laid out how Hunter benefited from introducing Burisma board members to his father in a never before mentioned meeting....
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October 15, 2020 39 min
The Supreme Court nomination hearing of Judge Amy Coney Barrett continues with senators getting their moment in the spotlight to grill the possible future associate justice. Sen. Mazie Hirono of Hawaii used her time to ask the Judge whether she has ever been the perpetrator of any sexual misconduct. Was this an appropriate question? When the matter of same-sex marriage was being discussed, Hirono also criticized Barrett over her us...
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October 14, 2020 43 min
Boston Mayor Marty Walsh joins us to talk about Boston police reforms, national and local elections, COVID hotspots, evictions, and Halloween to name just a few hot topics! Get your questions ready!
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October 14, 2020 40 min
Four times today Judiciary Committee Minority Leader Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) pressed Judge Amy Coney Barrett on her views pertaining to abortion during the Judge's Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Four times the Judge answered she would be faithful to the law and legal precedent. Judge Barrett even went so far as to invoke Justice Kagan’s description that says: “I am not going to grade precedent and give it a thumbs ...
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October 14, 2020 42 min
Four times today Judiciary Committee Minority Leader Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) pressed Judge Amy Coney Barrett on her views pertaining to abortion during the Judge's Supreme Court confirmation hearing. Four times the Judge answered she would be faithful to the law and legal precedent. Judge Barrett even went so far as to invoke Justice Kagan’s description that says: “I am not going to grade precedent and give it a thumbs ...
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The Boston School Committee is considering a plan in which the city’s three prestigious exam schools will not have an entrance exam to determine next year’s incoming class. Could this temporary plan be the future for the nation’s oldest and most prestigious high school? Dan will be joined by Boston Latin School alumni leaders Bruce McKinnon and alumni Karen Curran to talk about the long-term impact this proposed policy may have on ...
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October 13, 2020 40 min
One of the two Massachusetts ballot questions this year includes ranked choice voting. Some find it to be a confusing concept which could lead to the possibility of rigging and gaming elections. Dan is joined by former Massachusetts Secretary of State candidate Anthony Amore who has the details on why ranked choice voting is a bad plan.
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