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WKOK Sunrise, Wednesday, January 26, 2022:
This Morning — America’s First News with Gordon Deal
- State lawmakers are trying to limit the powers of their governors after the pandemic. Hear what’s happening in places like Washington state…
- Despite doors open for in-person learning, it’s still a struggle for schools because of a shortage of teachers and substitutes…
- And how to get rid of unwanted photos of you on social media…
7:10am: Pamela Falk, Ph.D., CBS News Foreign Affairs Analyst, based at the UN, former US Congressional staffer, with law degree, and college professor, on the Russian tensions in the Ukraine. We ask about Putin’s real motives, what the US can do, and why the US has to act. We talk about the massive global labyrinth of negative consequences from another Russian incursion (Recorded excerpt of On The Mark).
On The Mark with co-host Joe McGranaghan:
8:30am to 10:00am: Open phones. Joe now knows why the Teddy statue has an African American and a Native American at his side, and Joe has changed his mind.
Another stunner of a sunrise recently, at the Sunbury Broadcasting Corporation
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan discuss the fate of US Sen. Heidi Keitcamp, as well as more of the Justice Kavanaugh fall out. Then native Americans, Chief Wahoo, Columbus Day, Christopher Columbus and enslaving natives.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan the candidate’s debate last night, pitting incumbent Republican Fred Keller and Democratic challenger Dr. Jennifer Rager-Kay, in front of 350 at the Susquehanna Valley Conservatives meeting. We discussed their strong performance points, and their weaknesses. We also discussed some democrats threatening the life of Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and talked about democrat’s hypocrisy when it comes to Bill Clinton’s misdeeds.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan resume arguing about the voting for, swearing in, and the future tenure of US Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. We talked about the vote Saturday afternoons, the reaction and protests Sunday, and many arguments and discussions which are ongoing. We received numerous phone calls, emails and texts.
Mark Lawrence and guest co-host Ben Reichley host the Greater Susquehanna Valley Chamber of Commerce monthly panel discussion on the latest jobless numbers, participation rate and wage increase. We talked about the national numbers as well as the local numbers, trends and jobs available. Then Sam Haulman, General Manager, Service Electric Cablevision, talked about running high speed internet into the rural parts of The Valley, and the challenges keeping internet connected to many businesses.
During open phones. we discussed the Judge Brett Kavanaugh vote today and the three week process which has led to this day.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan argue vehemently about the Judge Brett Kavanaugh US Supreme Court nomination, they call each other names, liars, and disparage the other’s character, appearance and career–and that’s just in the introduction. We discuss the latest controversies in the US Supreme Court nomination.
Joe McGranaghan hosts the show talking about the Judge Brett Kavanaugh controversies, the President Donald Trump’s remarks about Prof. Blasey-Ford’s accusations. Guest co-host Steve Kusheloff tries to be the voice of common sense, rational, reason, but it was tough.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan talk about the news release from Dr. Jennifer Rager-Kay regarding her unhappiness with the Susquehanna Valley Conservatives upcoming debate which won’t include any moderates or liberals on the panel. She talks about the unfair playing field for the discussion-but she will still be there. We also discussed the latest controversy regarding Judge Kavanaugh, and the terrible debate last night hosted by Alex Trebek with PA gubernatorial candidates.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan discuss last Thursday’s US Senator Judiciary Committee, the vote on Friday, the caveat to investigate Judge Kavanaugh for one week, the President’s statements about these topics, and when do we forgive our sins as a teen.
Mark Lawrence and guest co-host John Shipman talk about the Judge Kavanaugh/Prof. Ford hearings and the many reactions, and response since the testimony Thursday. We talked about the division in the US now, the way the hearings ‘should have gone’ and we accepted many calls, emails and texts.
Mark Lawrence and Joe McGranaghan discuss the upcoming US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh hearing and the upcoming testimony from Prof. Christine Blasey-Ford. We talked about the timing of the accusation and the possible outcomes of the hearing.