“Hillary Clinton is not ‘calculating’ or risk-averse. I watched her take a huge gamble — and it paid off”.

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More likely than not there is a little celebrating going on at the W.H. as confidence in President Obama’s economic decisions is UP eight per-cent during the past year.

Details are HERE


Congressional staffer caught with what?

It was a Miss. Republican Senator’s staff member who was caught and taken into custody after being tipped by U-S Mail authorities.

Details are HERE


The Friday evening Diane Sawyer – interview with Bruce Jenner – brought plenty of attention to the show itself and also to ABC’s attention to detail when it came to excerpts of the two hour long show for other networks.

(Why a two hour long show? Why do you think…)

You’ll probably be interested in this


Go HERE for the stats


Social Conditions –

The folks at Gallup Research have some new information concerning ‘same sex’ marriages and partnerships. Read on –

PRINCETON, N.J. — Approximately 0.3% of adults in the U.S. are married to a same-sex spouse, and another 0.5% identify as being in a same-sex domestic partnership.

In examining the total population of 243 million U.S. adults, these survey estimates suggest nearly 2 million adults are part of a same-sex couple, of whom 780,000 are married.

For more go HERE


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OK, here’s what you need to begin your day!

The quickest way to ‘read-in’ – every day – ‘The Daily Beast’ and the ‘The Cheat Sheet’ will get you up to speed ASAP with the day’s most importanttop talk topics‘.

Also, remember to click on the ‘LINKS’ tab above and go to the Links Page with many more newsworthy web sources -


Other Must Reads – ‘TIME’MSNBCFOX – and, The Daily Mail

GO HERE For CNN News -


The Insider’s Guide to DC Political Activities - ‘The HILL’

‘Talking Points Memo’ is HERE





What’s the world talking about?

BBC’s World Service is one way to find out -

After all, it’s known as ‘The World’s Radio Station’ -


For the June-November 6 month Hurricane season -

GO HERE for the National Hurricane Center -

Or, GO HERE for the Weather Underground hurricane forecasting -


From the World of Sport – go HERE for the Top Story’s from ‘‘The Sporting News’‘ – with the day’s ‘Top Ten Trending Sports Topics’ -


Need More? How about Social Media – the top trending items – the “Hey, didja know items…etc.” your listeners want to know about.


From the NBC/TODAY Morning Show – pushing their ‘Orange Room’ – Go HERE for their take on trending items.

Go here for BuzzFeed -

Go Herefor Gawker – -or-

Catch up with the National Enquirer Go HERE


Need a quick LINK to the MOST POPULAR web-sites being viewed today?



When you need to scan the morning newspaper front pages – Click HERE.


Finally, make sure you have the FACTS! Check the latest polling figures to see how Americans (your audience) are reacting to people, events and trends.

Go HERE to check the latest Gallup survey information.


OR, for a change of pace – GO HERE -