Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Walid Shoebat - Former Palestinian Jihadist

Discussing his claim that the threat of another Islamic terror attack against America is greater now than at any point since September 11, 2001.


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Dr. Barry Kosmin - Trinity College in Hartford, CT

Discussing the rise in the number of Americans that say they have no religion.

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Chris Hayes - The Civitas Institute

Discussing the recently vacated NC General Assembly seats, including Ty Harrell’s.

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Monday, September 21, 2009

Sam Sommers - Tufts University

Discussing Basking in Reflected Glory or “BIRGing,” one of his explanations of self-deception.

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Harvey Schmitt - Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

Discussing the possible effects of the Wake County School Board elections on Raleigh’s economy.

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Dan Gainor - Business & Media Institute

Discussing the ongoing issues with ACORN.

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Mardy Grothe - Author of "Ifferisms"

Discussing how “ifferisms” make their way into our daily lives.


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James Altucher - Wall Street Journal Contributor

Telling you why he believes trade issues between China and the U.S. and are more of a chess game than a war.

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Barlow Herget - StateGovernmentRadio.com

Reviewing the political events of the past week.

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Dr. Ashok Hegde - Wake Forest University Baptist Medical

Discussing the “memory-erasing” pill that has been developed in Switzerland and tested on animals.

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Seton Motley - Media Research Center

Discussing the Pew poll that shows a lack of trust in the media and the MRC’s position that this lack of trust is deserved.

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Bob Seligson - North Carolina Medical Society

Discussing the study in the New England Journal of Medicine that showed most doctors in the U.S. preferring health care legislation that would include both a public and private option.

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Dr. Mike Walden - NC State Economist

Discussing Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke’s recent comments that the recession is “likely over” and also about the impact of Bernanke’s reappointment.

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Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Howard Davidowitz - Chairman of Davidowitz & Associates Inc.

Discussing the state of the consumer-driven economy and how many say we won’t go back to that once the recession ends.


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Krista Verndoff and Az Ferguson - The Game On! Diet

Discussing a dieting a game with team spirit, competition, and the glory of winning while losing weight.

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Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Vern Moter - CPA and Financial Planner

Discussing the rumored upcoming stimulus program, “Cash for Appliances,” and whether programs like it and Cash for Clunkers are good for the economy.

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Gerald Celente - Trends Research Institute

Discussing the Summer Trends Journal, which outlines “Obamageddon” in 2012 and the beginning of the “Second American Revolution.”


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Stuart Varney - Fox Business News

Discussing the one-year anniversary of the fall of Lehman Brothers and also President Obama’s speech regarding the financial sector.

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Dan Simpson - Columnist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Discussing his view that President Obama should not further pursue war in Afghanistan.

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Kirsti Kreutzer - N.C. Friends of Midwives

Giving some insight into the growing number of home births nationwide and the criticisms against the practice.

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Monday, September 14, 2009

Paul Bedard - Washington Whispers

Discussing his Washington Whispers column for US News & World Report.

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Chaney Weiner - Founder of the Wealth Mastery Success

Discussing giving you tips for financial success.

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Mark Rozzo - Wall Street Journal Magazine

Discussing the reemergence of the Beatles in pop culture.

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Bob Fascetti - Ford Motor Company

Discussing Ford vehicles communicating with “smart grids.”

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Bill George - CEO of Medtronic

Discussing his new book, "7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis"

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Don Carrington - Executive Editor of Carolina Journal

Discussing the latest on the situation surround Former Governor Mike Easley.

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Chris Markowski - The Watchdog on Wall Street

Discussing the fate of the U.S. dollar and the financial crisis beginning one year ago.

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Dore Gold - Former Israeli Ambassador to the United Nations

Discussing how Iran’s ability to create and use nuclear weapons has been underestimated.

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Dale Harrison - Sunshine Center of North Carolina

Discussing the Supreme Court concerning "Hillary: The Movie"

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Barlow Herget - StateGovernmentRadio.com

Reviewing the political events of the past week.

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Thursday, September 10, 2009

Congressman Bob Etheridge - 2nd District

Discussing President Barack Obama’s health care speech and what he expects to happen next.


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Nicholas Sparks - Author of "The Last Song"

Discussing his new book and feature film role.

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Dr. John Bane - Outer Banks Ocean Energy Corporation

Discussing the offshore wind farm proposed to be built just off the Outer Banks of NC.


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Dr. Scott Calhoun - U2 Conference Director at NCCU

Discussing an academic conference being held next month on the campus of NCCU to explore the connection between the band’s music and world events and discuss the band’s influence.


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Dave Brady - Associate Professor of Sociology at Duke

Discussing the latest poverty statistics that are expected to come out and the discrepancies they may contain.

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Jay Ratliff - Aviation Expert

Discussing the bizarre plane hijacking that occurred in Mexico City.

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Wednesday, September 9, 2009

Fred Gebarowski - Wake Tech's Director of Entrepreneurship

Discussing the statistics he’s seen that show 7% of people who lose their jobs will try to start their own business. He’ll talk about why many of them will fail but also why some of them will help save the economy.


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Dr. Michael Munger - Duke University Professor of Economics

The Knower of Important Things discusses the U.S. dropping to the status of the second most competitive country in the world.

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Mark Smith - AP White House Correspondent

Discussing both President Obama’s speech to school children and his speech about health care.

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MJ Gohel - Director and CEO of the Asia Pacific Foundation

Discussing the "Airline Liquid Bomb Plot" in which Islamic terrorists had planned to blow up 7 civilian passenger jets bound from the UK to the USA.

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Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Dr. Toni Yance - UCLA School of Public Health

Discussing how kids’ environments affect their weight.

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Randy Skogund - Americans for Technology Leadership

Discussing Google's desire to move all their documents and data into its “cloud,” and how they muse assure people of their privacy and security in light of a recent outage.

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Robert Franek - Princeton Review

Discussing how students and parents are feeling about college now that the expenses mean more than they may have meant in years.

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John Quinterno - Founder of South by North Strategies

Discussing how the recession is providing North Carolina with an opportunity to deploy a different approach to job creation and skill formation known as jobs-centered development.


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Jerry Bodlander - AP Capitol Hill Correspondent

Discussing Congress returning to the Capitol from summer recess.

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Maureen Honey - University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Discussing the emerging phenomenon of more women in the workplace partially because more men have lost jobs in the recession.


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John Geiger - Author of "The Third Man"

Discussing his book that details experiences in which people reported having guardian angels help them escape from precarious situations. Conducted by Rick and Donna Martinez.

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Larry Lytle - North Carolina-Chinese Business Association

Discussing why he thinks it is crucial that Governor Perdue personally go to China.

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Phil D'Agostino - Human Performance Enhancement Professional

Providing tips for those who are unemployed.

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Dr. Christopher Gelpi - Duke professor of Political Science

Discussing the war in Afghanistan and what may be on the horizon when lawmakers go back to D.C.

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Rodney King

Discussing his upcoming charity boxing match with a police officer in Pennsylvania.

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Rob Cox - Editor of Breakingviews.com

Discussing big beer companies possibly catching the eye of President Obama as an industry that needs an antitrust review.

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John Zogby - President & CEO of Zogby International

Discussing the drop in President Obama's approval rating.

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Laura Fitzpatrick - Author

Discussing Stockholm syndrome and how it relates to the Jaycee Dugard situation.


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Monday, September 7, 2009

Eddie Davis - N.C. Association of Educators

Discussing his interest in ending a moratorium on new statues and monuments at the state Capitol so the antebellum building can reflect the contributions of American Indians and blacks to the state's heritage.

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Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Jeff Payne - Founder and CEO of Driver’s Edge

Discussing safety devices like Ford’s new MyKey and whether they will make a difference in saving teen lives.

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Tim Downs - Author and Terrorism Expert

Discussing the threat of agro-terrorism and the impact it could have on the nation’s food supply.


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Patty Davis - U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission

Discussing the CPSC’s program to make sure recalled and dangerous children’s products aren’t being re-sold at thrift stores, Goodwill or yard sales.

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Jay Ratliff - Aviation Expert

Discussing what airlines are doing to prepare for swine flu and Southwest Airlines having unauthorized parts on their planes.

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Tuesday, September 1, 2009

Becky Andrews - Vice President of Finance at WakeMed

Discussing patients who steal health care by using false names.

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Katie Parker - Legal Director, ACLU of NC

Discussing part of the No Child Left Behind act that mandates that schools give student information to military recruiters.

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Dr. Zack Moore - NC Department of Health and Humam Services

Discussing the swine flu vaccine and how health care workers may not be too keen on getting it even though they’re a priority group.

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Grant Yarber - President and CEO of Capital Bank

Discussing the current climate in the banking world.

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Dr. Deb Aikat - UNC School of Journalism

Discussing the validity and reliability of Wikipedia and the recent changes it’s been making.

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