Keeler Show Notes for Monday, October 24th, 2016
Monday, October 24th, 2016
6 AM Hour
- The weekend recap in the sports world: Cubs headed to first World Series in 71 years, the Giants win in London, the Bills stumble in Miami and Syracuse's Eric Dungey passes for 434 yards and 3 TDs to lead the Orange over Boston College. Plus, Keeler has a pair of Comets tickets for Wednesday's home opener
NY-22 candidates will joins us for a debate this Friday. Keeler has the story of an NY-22 debate this past Friday that didn't happen after Martin Babinec did not show - story here
We have video that was posted of a student at Colgate confronting Kim Myers over her vehicle's license plate. It's purported that Myers' vehicle had a Pennsylvania plate on it. Her staff cut off the student and abruptly ended the questioning. Here's the video:
Keeler says he's changed his mind - he's voting for Trump and Claudia Tenney. He says he actually isn't, but thinks they'd make for some good fodder on the show.
Caller Joe Load calls out Keeler for saying he's backing Tenney, as Joe is not a fan of Claudia.
7 AM Hour
What does Professor Allan Saxe think of the latest polls. He says he's not sure whether or not we should believe them. Then we got disconnected. We discuss the Miami Herald's endorsement of Hillary Clinton. The paper says they'd don't believe Donald Trump respects the Constitution - story here.
And, highlights of SNL's latest skit of the presidential candidates:
Utica Councilman John Jacon (3rd Ward) on the 15-year city paving plan. He supports it an explains that it's one of the essential services that can be provided by the city. The proposal will appear as Proposition One for Utica voters next month.
FREE Money Question of the Day: Which candy bar was named after a dead race horse? The answer - Snickers. Keeler reveals his favorite candies are Snickers, Mello Cup, and the Chunky Bar. (Monaski is not a fan of Mello Cup, and says he's never had a Chunky Bar).
Robin Fitch of Fitch Farms in West Winfield joins us this morning for an update on their dairy farm. We spoke with them earlier this year when the shared the news that they were on the brink of selling the farm because of low milk prices. Officials say milk prices have fallen 40% since 2014 and are at their lowest rate (for the farmer) since the 90's. She believes Glenn Beck's show 'For The Record' could really shed some light on the situation and save some dairy farms.
8 AM Hour
Checking Section III Football Playoffs with Ron Moshier from the Utica OD. Only 3 'local' teams are left. Whitesboro is Class A and Frankfort-Schuyler and Dolgeville in Class D.
April Owens and Jason Flemma on discussing a fundraiser for the Mohawk Valley Parinatal Network. They're hosting a testimonial dinner in honor of Sheriff Rob Maciol. It's Nov 18th at Harts Hill Inn. Call 315-527-2138 for tickets.
Herkimer County DA candidate Mike Daley in studio. He says he has some direct questions for incumbent DA Jeff Carpenter and also continues to call for a debate, something Carpenter has, thus far, chosen not to participate in.
Dr Phil Klinkner, a Hamilton College Professor of Government shares his thoughts on this circus-like presidential campaign.