Dan gets philosophical on a Wild Card Wednesday from our Eastwood Mall studio, by asking callers what things have been said to them that have brought them around to a new way of looking at things.
Dan poses a series of philosophical questions to his audience.
Dan discusses the controversy surrounding the US Women's National Soccer Team not going to the White House, and demonstrating what he sees as disrespect for the President and the country. Also, and interview with Middle East expert David Rubin. Ron Potesta fills in for the last hour of the show.
Joe Danyi fills ion for Dan, and discusses the price of prescription drugs and the root causes of rising costs.
It's another Wild Card Wednesday from our Eastwood Mall studio, featuring your anonymous calls on any topic. Dan 'waxes nostalgic' about Ross Perot, and tries to draw historical similarities to Donald Trump. Also, we check in with Storm Team 27 Meteorologist Paul Wetzel about our soaking wet spring and summer, and what to expect over the next few weeks.
Some on the Left have advanced the idea that Christ's teachings of charity and good works are tantamount to an endorsement of Socialist principles, while others on the right see those teachings as encouraging personal action rather than societal or governmental change to ensure such action. Also, the death of Ross Perot.
Heavy rains over the weekend caused more flooding across the Mahoning Valley - Dan takes your reactions. Also, State Representative Don Manning reports from Columbus, and Dan thinks he may agree with Elizabeth Warren on something!
Open lines on any subject, from our Eastwood Mall studios.
Following Nike's controversial decision to withdraw a show that featured the "Betsy Ross" flag, Dan and callers discuss the decline of patriotism in the United States.
The Youngstown Vindicator will be ceasing publication in August, and the Youngstown Diocese is planning to close parishes, but the Downtown is booming and the University is growing. Dan and callers discuss whether the city is dying or simply evolving. Also, an interview with State Senator Mike Rulli.
Mo Ray fills in for Dan Rivers for another show, topics include the 2nd round of the Democratic Primary debate, immigration, and the Trump administration's competence (or lack thereof). Also, Mo interviews Trina Williams, owner of A Fresh Wind Catering,and Lynn Tramonte of the Ohio Immigrant Alliance.
Mo Ray fills in for Dan, with discussion of the first night of the Democratic Primary debate, and the issues that were raised by candidates, including the border crisis, health care, Medicare for All, and student Loan forgiveness.
Joe Danyi finishes his run as Dan's substitute by discussing a variety of topics including Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, the humanitarian crisis at the border, and human spirituality as it relates to charitable acts.
Joe Danyi fills in for Dan again, and discusses the recent tension with Iran through the lens of technology's increasing importance in how nations wage war with each other.
Joe Danyi fills in for the vacationing Dan Rivers, and asks callers to consider the pros and cons of labor unions, and their relevance in today's economy.
Discussion of Ohio House Bill 6, the controversial legislation called "The Clean Air Bill" by supporters and the "Nuclear Bailout" by opponents, which would grant subsidies to First Energy and two of it's nuclear energy facilities. Guests include State Senator Micheal Rulli, and Summitville Tiles CEO Dave Johnson. Also, The Zimpfer Report and Radio Graffiti!
Dan ties the immigrant and homeless crises to rampant liberal and socialistic policies of the Left Coast states, particularly California and Washington.
Dan reacts to President Donald J. Trump's Orlando rally and announcement of his 2020 campaign. Also, Dan calls out lexandria Ocasio-Cortez for claiming that the United States is running 'concentration camps' on the US - Mexico border.
With the discovery of illegal immigrants from the Congo that crossed the Texas border from Mexico, Dan discusses the dangers of people carrying deadly infectious diseases such as Ebola into America. Also, some school districts are doing away with graduation honors such as Valedictorian. Is this a good or bad idea?
Dan discusses the controversial Ohio House Bill 6 "Clean Air Act," which opponents see as another government bail-out - this time of First Energy and specifically two nuclear power plants in Ohio and two coal-fired plants, one of which is out of state. Guests include State Rep. Don Manning, and Columbiana Co. GOP chairman Dave Johnson. Also discussed is the safety of nuclear energy in light of the recent HBO mini-series "Chernobyl... Read more