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Italian Tomatoes- a show about current events from an Italian-American perspective, pragmatic and skeptical. My politics are center-right, but I respect all points of view.

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Join us for coverage of the fourth Republican presidential debate. We will have a live audio feed for the final hour of the debate, and then have open phones for the last hour of the show to discuss your reactions to the spectacle. Can... more

The recent Republican presidential debate was remarkable. The candidates successfully pushed back against the usual display of hubris and bias on the part of the so-called moderators. It was a display of moxie and smarts quite... more

The social media phenomenon is barely a decade old, and is in a state of constant transformation. Changes in computer hardware and operating systems have had a huge impact on how we access social media. The switch from... more

In our last summer show of the year, I chat about a chance encounter with C.O.P.S. (Concerns of Police Survivors). Over a hundred police officers die each year in the line of duty. It is always timely to remember #BlueLivesMatter! We... more

During late August the major stock indices dropped over 8%, and then staged a dramatic partial recovery. We take a look at the buzz in the market, including China, currency issues, the drop in oil prices, telecom, Apple, and IBM We also... more

Todaywe will look at the aftermath of the first presidential debate, broadcast on Fox News. Now that it's had time to sink in to the public consciousness, we will examine the confronational behavior of the moderators and the post-debate... more

(Note- due to internet problems that surfaced before show-time, I had to do the show from the local McDonald's, which has a TV set to Fox News. Their wifi crashed a couple of times, and the quality of the audio is spotty. It cratered... more

Tonight's Independence Day show will take a look at America's exceptional legacy. The founders of the United States created a nation that coded the ideals of liberty, tolerance and enlightenment into the country's DNA- impulses that... more

Tonight we take a look at the perplexing phenomenon of Hillary Rodham Clinton. She grew up in a nice Republican suburban neighborhood, and actually campaigned for Nixon and Goldwater in the early 1960's. She moved steadily left... more