Callers set the agenda and talk about many topics including climate change and chanting at political rallies. Ed also reminisces about his oldest aloha shirt, which he thought he was wearing today. It turns out he isn't.
The guys talk about Netflix stock, foreign investment in U.S. real estate, and airlines.
Ed is joined by former Barnstable County Commissioner Leo Cakounes to discuss the 50th anniversary of the Chappaquiddick incident. Many still feel questions surround the incident after the tragic death of Ted Kennedy's passenger, Mary Jo Kopechne. Callers share their thoughts on the situation and try to work out if the truth has ever actually surfaced over the decades.
Barnstable County Commissioners will hear a proposal from ATI systems on how to best alert beachgoers to sharks in the immediate area. Callers share their thoughts on how to best alert people of sharks and how to combat the influx of sharks in general. Many are concerned about the long term effects the shark problem will have as it relates to tourism.
Ed talks to Bob McLaughlin, owner of ATI systems, about his proposal for alerting beachgoers of nearby sharks. The plan includes mounted speakers which emit a warning message audible to all of those in the water and on shore. Barnstable County Commissioner Ron Beaty also joins the program to discuss the meeting taking place to address the shark situation.
The President insisted those who don't like this country should "go back to where they came from" in a series of tweets. A House resolution is scheduled to condemn President Trump's comments directed towards some members of congress. Ed continues to explore the different aspects of each side and if what Trump is saying qualifies as "racist" talk.
President Trump is under scrutiny for suggesting some people should "go back to where they came from" if they dislike America. Ed contemplates if the President went too far, and if his viewpoint is "racist" in any way. Callers join in on the topic and share their their thoughts.
The gang took the show on the road to the Wendy's at the airport rotary in Hyannis. Aloha and Free for All Friday introduced many topics including illegal immigration. Callers continue to direct the subject matter as the show progresses.
Ed talks about what's happening with the Massachusetts Senator and her presidential bid. Polls indicate she's surging among the Democrat candidates for 2020. Callers jump in on the conversation as well.
The guys discuss the Federal Reserve, Bitcoin, France, marijuana, and possible business closures.
Ed discusses what the purpose of the protests are, and why they are taking place on Cape Cod. The towns of Brewster, Chatham, Dennis, Harwich, Falmouth, Hyannis and Nantucket are all participating in the "Lights For Liberty Vigil to end Human Concentration Camps". Callers join the conversation and share their thoughts on the issue.
Ed talks about an article written about sharks having a negative impact on tourism and renting. Sharks and seals have been spotted in both Lewis Bay and Waquoit Bay. Callers join the discussion to talk about the bizarre nature of shark sightings and their increase.
Holly and Ed discuss Massachusetts state budgets not coming through on time, and Elizabeth Warren's unwillingness to cooperate with ICE and illegal border crossings.
Events both locally and nationally dominate the discussion as the nation celebrated Independence Day. Parades, fireworks, and Trump's address are all talked about during the segment. Callers chime in with their thoughts on the various happenings.
Callers express their general praise for President Trump's plan to incorporate more military elements into the holiday celebration. Ed isn't sure if it's a great idea to showcase the "might" of the military like some other nations do. Beach stickers are also harangued about during the segment.
Ed shares his feelings on the President and his desire for a more military-oriented focus for 4th of July festivities. An emphasis on showcasing tanks and other symbols is something Trump has wanted to do since visiting France during Bastille Day. Callers join the conversation as well.
Holly talks to Ed about no budget for the state, no fireworks for the state, the head of the RMV stepping down, and the Democratic debates.
Many topics are discussed including local and international sports, with a close eye kept on the Women's World Cup. Some feel the U.S. are "too" intense in their matches. Callers also bring up the tragic death of Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, and the hiring of a female assistant coach to the Boston Celtics.
It's Aloha Friday! Ed has his work cut out for himself as the show tries to dissect last night's debate between the heaviest hitting candidates for the Democrat Presidential nominee. Many agree that California Senator Kamala Harris stole the spotlight with her conviction and zingers. Callers chime in on the topic, and introduce other points of discussion as Free for All Friday permits.
Barry and Ed discuss the G20 summit in Japan, Boeing, and Iran.