Thursday, September 11th, 2014
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Videos of the Day (Some Are NSFW)

***Today’s Topics***


- We start things off this morning reviewing the President's strategy to combat ISIL. He plans to use air strikes and attack ISIS even if he has to go into Syria and Iraq to do it.

- We continue discussion about the Ray Rice situation and the issue of Domestic Violence.The Ravens owner admitted he was wrong because he was putting some of the blame on Rice's wife.

- We did have some complaints that we didn't include the Kogut case in our discussion. Bill addresses that.

- We don't understand why women stay with men who abuse them. We can't pass judgement if Mrs. Rice says she's fine.


- We continue our discussion about the Ray Rice situation and domestic violence.

- Tim calls up to give his thoughts. Frank also calls up to talk about how unhealthy their (Ray and Janae) relationship seems to be.

- It has to start early as a parent teaching their child not to hit women if it's a boy and not let a guy hit you as a girl or vice versa.


- Steve Wilkos is a talk show host who used to be with Jerry Springer. He weighs in on the topic of Ray Rice. We play some audio from the interview. You can hear the full interview at

- It leads to a discussion of talks shows like Jerry Springer.

Ray Stagich - The Weather Channel

- Ray is already talking about snow and that's a No-NO. He's talking about snow in some other states, but we won't see any snows.

- He gives us our forecast and he's saying that it's possible we could see a low in the 40s tomorrow morning. We will see some scattered showers.


- If you missed it yesterday, Mike Tyson has been spending time with Rob Ford and a journalist interviewed him on live TV about his rape charge and how it could effect his chances of getting re-elected.

- That didn't sit well with Mike. He immediately started calling the reporter a piece of sh*t repeatedly.


- Today is the 13th year anniversary of 9/11 and everyone remembers where they were on that day. A full list of events can be found here:

- The planes were being tracked here at Griffiss Air Base.

- In the Oscar Pistorius trial the verdict is currently being read and in South Africa, they do things differently. They read a big long review of the case and don't get to the point til the end.

- We discuss the possibilities of what was going through his head. We do know he has been found not guilty of premeditated murder and not guilty of 2nd degree murder. There are still other charges pending.

Naomi Starsiak - Unnecessary C-Sections

- Bill talks about his wife's emergency C-Section and from what he remembers it was very aggressive. In Bill's wife's case, it was necessary because of toxemia.

- The C-Section rate in Oneida Co. is overall is 35.9% but at St. Luke's it's 42.2%. The World Health Organization recommends a 12 – 15% rate as being medically necessary.

- There is so little education about what labor is and the process of it so couples a lot of the time get nervous and immediately run to the hospital.

- Nationwide the C-Section rate is 30%. In many cases it is medically necessary to go to C-Section, but some doctors use it as a convenience.

- The C-Section is one of the most major surgeries that could be performed in the world.

- The mission of Better Births for CNY will be hosting Celebrate Birth 2014, an event for the whole family, on September 14th at 12:00pm.

Lt. Colonel Jeff Addicott

- We begin this discussion by bringing up the 19-year-old girl named Shannon Maureen Conley. She met a guy online who turned out to be an ISIS militant. She ended up feeding him information and it led to her arrest.

- We began talking with the Lt. Colonel and we got disconnected with him. We go on to discuss the President's speech and the story of the girl.


- SNL is a target right now because Ted Cruz wants to outlaw parody.

- Chuck calls up to comment on this.

Lt. Steve Hauck and Tony Colon

- In the wake of the Ferguson shootings the UPD is looking to expand on the diversity that already exists in the department.

- Of course they want to hire the best people for the job, but hopefully we can encourage diversity to take the civil service test.

- Lt. Hauck gives us the numbers of how many minorities are on the force.

- It's all about the statistics. How many minorities are applying, how many people follow in their father, uncle, or grandfather's footsteps.

- Mr. Colon gives his thoughts on how to expand on the diversity.

- Lt. Hauck talks about the challenges for some minorities in learning the language and preparing for the test. To their credit the people that do go through the test and make it to the force are hard-working.

John Naegele - McCraith Beverage

- We discuss the memories of 9/11 and where you were on that day.

- Nagele makes his way in studio with Saranac Pumpkin Ale!

- We discuss how difficult it is to make a Pumpkin Ale.

- You can get the Pumpkin Ale in these awesome 32 oz. growlers.

John Treen - Steven Swan Humane Society

- Before we get to John we talk about Ted Cruz and his speech against SNL.

- John is in to talk about the Wiggle Waggle Walk-A-Thon coming up this weekend!

- It's taking place this Sunday, Sept. 14th from 11am-3pm. There will be food, vendors, music, games, and fun for the whole family!

- The walk is going to be at the New Hartford Town Park.

- The dogs get along very well at the event.

- The Humane Society does have a doctor on staff for the animals all the shots and stuff get taken care of by them and they do a great job.

***We Play An Audio Montage With Clips From That Day***


- We remember our memories of where we were and how we felt that day.

Never Forget...

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