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Henry Raines Show 04/22/17
April 25, 2017 08:37 PM PDT
Guest: Trimmel Gomes is an award-winning journalist and former statewide news director of Florida Public Radio. Gomes hosted its flagship program "Capital Report" and created the public affairs program "It's About Florida." Gomes is political commentator and regular political contributor to WTXL ABC 27 in Tallahassee.
His podcast, The Rotunda, http://rotundapodcast.com/index.php?lang=en , is a weekly podcast focusing on the people and stories shaping Florida politics. Trimmel discusses the resignation of FL State Senator Frank Artiles, Manatee County developer, Carlos Beruff's chairmanship of the Constitutional Revision Committee and the political ambitions of Florida Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran and Florida Governor Rick Scott.Henry Raines Show 04/15/17
April 25, 2017 07:50 PM PDT
The show opens with the audio of the controversial Lake County Sheriff's Offce's video that has been compared to an ISIS video. It is then addressed by our guest.
Guest: Jim Manfre, retired Sheriff of Flagler County,represents the Law Enforcement Action Partnership (LEAP), https://lawenforcementactionpartnership.org/ , a nonprofit group of police and other criminal justice professionals working to advance drug policy and public safety solutions. He speaks to Henry and Alan Cross about the increasing militarization of local police departments, alternative ideas to address the opioid crises and forward thinking strategies for diversion away from incarceration.
Jim Manfre's career in law began shortly after his graduation from Fordham University, Bronx, New York. He spent four years as an investigator and trial preparation assistant for the Bronx and Kings Counties, New York District Attorney while attending St. Johns University School of Law, Queens, New York, graduating in 1984. He then spent twelve years as an Assistant District Attorney in Suffolk County, New York. He and his family then moved to Palm Coast, Florida in 1999, and from 2001 to 2005 he served as Flagler County Sheriff, bringing a new level of professionalism and excellence to the government agency. In 2006 he was admitted to the Florida Bar and practiced law in Flagler County until his election again as Sheriff of Flagler County in 2012. Sheriff Manfre's extensive community service background includes being a member and Past President of the Flagler County Rotary, member of the Flagler County Chamber of Commerce Business Issues Committee, of the Florida Hospital Flagler Foundation and the Santa Marie del Mar Church Parish Advisory Council in Flagler Beach, Florida.Henry Raines Show 04/08/17 Part 2
April 09, 2017 10:56 AM PDT
April 4, 2017 was the fifty year anniversary of Dr Martin Luther King's " "Beyond Vietnam" speech where he declared his opposition to the war. Henry and Augi Schmitz discuss this and the use of force by US Presidents since in the light of President Trump's airstrike on Syria. Plus, we discuss the use of the "nuclear option" by the Senate Republicans to confirm Supreme Court Justice Neal Gorsuch and the wisdom of the Senate Democrats in their opposition tactics.Henry Raines Show 04/08/17 Part 1
April 08, 2017 01:47 PM PDT
Henry is joined in the studio by Augi Schmitz to discuss President Trump's decision to strike the airfield in Syria, who benefited from he chemical weapon attack and made the decision to launch it, what prior arrangements and negotiations were conducted with the Russians before the US launched its strike, how much damage was really done and where does it leave the assorted players in Syria now?Henry Raines Show 04/01/2017 Part 2
April 01, 2017 07:48 PM PDT
Henry and Alan Cross continue the April Fools edition of the rado show with a discussion of America's favorite power couple Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, what are those crazy kids up to now? In a Friday night news dump The White House releases information about wealthy members of the administration including son-in-law Jared Kushner and daughter Ivanka Trump including their $750 million plus worth and $190 million dollar income. We also look at any of the potential conflicts of interests including likes of Goldman Sachs, the Blackstone Group, Deutsche Bank and the French bank Natixis. It also received loans from Israel’s largest bank, Bank Hapoalim, which is the subject of a United States Justice Department investigation into allegations that it helped wealthy Americans evade taxes using undeclared accounts.
Plus we play music and entertainment pruduction leader, Amadeus Miranda's, audio montage to Ivanka Trump and discuss his unusual discovery when he tried to search for certain audio of her.Henry Raines Show 04/01/2017 Part 1
April 01, 2017 07:23 PM PDT
Does Michael Flynn have an impaired immune system? Why does he say he needs to have more immunity? Alan Cross returns to the studio to co-host a discussion of the latest news on the House and Senate Intelligence Committee investigations of Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election.
Plus Henry and Alan give a shout out to some of the posters and commentators on the show's Facebook page. Henry updates Alan on the hurt feelings of the leader of the show's music and entertainment production team, Amadeus Miranda.Audio: Trump Phone Call with Foreign Agent Wiretapped By Obama
March 28, 2017 06:49 PM PDT
The Henry Raines Show crack(ed) investigative team has found the audio of an actual Obama wiretapped call of Donald Trump! Listen to the conversation between Donald Trump and a well known foreign agent. (1:38)Nancy Pelosi Confronts Donald Trump After AHCA Failure
March 26, 2017 03:48 PM PDT
Henry Raines Show Exclusive! Unreported anywhere else in the lamestream media, the crack(ed) Henry Raines investigative team uncovers an audio of a spontaneous confrontation in the halls of Congress between President Trump and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi Friday after the failure of the American Healthcare Act to pass.Henry Raines Show 03/25/17
March 25, 2017 06:11 PM PDT
Augi Schmitz joins Henry in the studio to discuss the defeat of the US House Republicans' American Healthcare Act, what it means to everyday Americans and if the Democrats can find a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
Plus, the crack(ed) Henry Raines investigative team uncovers an audio of a spontaneous confrontation in the halls of Congress between President Trump and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Other topics include disarray in the House Intelligence Committee after Chairman Nunez goes to the White House to brief the administration, whose interest are served by creating conflict between Russia and the US, how would encouraging a tilt to Russia benefit the US and why is the media ignoring the conflict that is turning hot between Israel and Hezballah on the Syrian border that threatens to bring Russian intervention.Henry Raines Show 03/18/17
March 18, 2017 03:47 PM PDT
Guest: Dennis Maley, editor of www.TheBradentonTimes.com and author of the novel, A Long Road Home, and the brand new short story collection, Casting Shadows, joins us to talk about local and national issues in the news.
Broadcasting every Saturday, 12:00 noon, on WWPR 1490 AM, 1490wwpr.com. For over 14 years Henry has been bringing an independent progressive voice to Tampa Bay radio. He is the longest running on air progressive commercial radio personality in the region.
The Henry Raines Show is heard M-F, 8-9am est on WWPR 1490 AM, www.1490wwpr.com in Tampa Bay. Henry has been broadcasting progressive and alternative talk radio in Tampa Bay for over seven years.
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