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Henry Raines Show 05/20/17 Part 2
May 20, 2017 10:22 AM 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 outcome of the 2017 Florida Legislature budget process and a possible FL Governor Scott veto, a possible special legislative session of the Florida Legislature for Medical Marijuana, how these issues play out in the political futures of Gov Scott and FL House Speaker Richard Corcoran, and hard justice for former FL US Representative Corrine Brown.Henry Raines Show 05/13/17 Part 2
May 16, 2017 07:34 PM PDT
Andy Mele updates us on the news of the waterfront development. Aqua By The Bay. Andy explains to Henry and Augi Schmitz the Manatee County Commission's decision to send the plan back to the Manatee County Planning Commission and the Army Corp of Engineers rejection of the developments mitigation bank proposal.
Guest: The Suncoast Waterkeeper is Andy Mele, former Executive Director of a major Hudson River environmental group that was instrumental in forcing General Electric to remove 300,000 pounds of toxic PCBs from the Hudson. He is author of Polluting for Pleasure (W.W. Norton), the book that rendered the old two-stroke outboard motor all but extinct, keeping millions of gallons of oil and gasoline from American waterways every year. Andy has an MS in environmental science, Bard College. http://www.suncoastwaterkeeper.com/who_we_areHenry Raines Show 05/13/17 Part 1
May 16, 2017 07:18 PM PDT
Henry and Augi Schmitz dissect the Lester Holt NBC interview of President Trump and how the media has covered it.Henry Raines Show 04/28/17 Part 1
April 30, 2017 11:57 AM PDT
Guest: The Suncoast Waterkeeper is Andy Mele, former Executive Director of a major Hudson River environmental group that was instrumental in forcing General Electric to remove 300,000 pounds of toxic PCBs from the Hudson. He is author of Polluting for Pleasure (W.W. Norton), the book that rendered the old two-stroke outboard motor all but extinct, keeping millions of gallons of oil and gasoline from American waterways every year. Andy has an MS in environmental science, Bard College. http://www.suncoastwaterkeeper.com/who_we_are
Andy discusses with Henry and Alan Cross the proposed Aqua By The Bay development in Cortez, FL by developer Carlos Beruff. Andy talks about the protest action, upcoming Manatee County Commission meeting on the subject and the impact of the project to Sarasota Bay's mangroves and environment.Henry Raines Show 04/28/17 Part 2
April 30, 2017 11:46 AM PDT
Henry and Alan Cross discuss President Trump's first 100 days and Congress' vote to extend budget funding for one week.
Plus, Henry and Alan discuss the Flip Spinner craze on Facebook Live. Check it out here https://www.facebook.com/henryrainesHenry 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.
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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