Media Meltdown – Brett Kavanaugh confirmation hearings showcase our political divide; New York Times anonymous Op-Ed breaks all the rules. President Trump will not sit down with Mueller for discussion; North Korea’s Kim Jong Un expresses faith in Trump, reaffirms commitment to nuclear-free peninsula; Turkey, Russia, Iran leaders meet in Tehran over Syria; and NY Prosecutors announce criminal investigations against the Catholic Church. Ilana Freedman and Dennis Santiago take on our Top News Stories of the week.
The Nike Gamble – This week Nike, the huge sports apparel and equipment manufacturer announced Colin Kaepernick as a marketing spokesperson; but not without controversy. Is this genius or politically motivated? Nike raked in $43 million worth of media exposure for the controversial Colin Kaepernick ad, it has now been reported that their online sales have also grown by 31%. Has politics and “social justice” invaded all of our society to a degree that it is just becoming another annoyance people put up with? Del Wilber, DrBev, Beverly Jackson and Officer David Smith have a unique perspective not to be missed!
Obama Says Trump Is Symptom & Kavanaugh Hearings – “It did not start with Donald Trump. He is a symptom, not the cause. He’s just capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years,” former President Obama weighs in on the political divide. As the midterm heats up; is this the opening round of explosive fireworks in November? Four days of hearings on the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh showcases the extreme political divide on both sides. Has the role of advice and consent of the Senate been hijacked by politics as it seems to no longer looking at qualifications of individual? Brian Gould and Ilana Freedman deliver truth in their analysis of these explosive political stories.