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  • 02:01

    Is a constitutional convention the right move?

    in Politics Conservative

    Update: Due to the significance of the Georgia Senate vote in favor of a Convention of States, we plan to replay Tuesday's senate presentation, debate and vote in its entirety (C-SPAN style) in the first hour of this program. Discussion will follow.


    Are changes to the U.S. Constitution a necessary step to puttiing America back on its intended course?


    Advocates for new constitutional amendments says they're critical to address issues like term limits or skyrocketing national debt. 


    Opponents argue a constitutional convention could become a Pandora's box, unleashing unintended consquences, perhaps opening the door to scap our current 1789 Constitution.


    Good or bad, right or wroing, a resolution passed in the Georgia senate this week in support of a Convention of the States. If the Georgia House and governor go along, Georgia may become the first state to declare support for this rare and extreme meaure in U.S. governance.


    Don and Doug tackle this under-reported news on Friday's show. Extended portions of Tuesday's senate debate will be featured.  


    Serious stuff is in motion. Be informed. Connect the dots. Our program begins at 1:00 pm EST. 


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    Among lawmakers heard in the debate:


    18th Distric: Sen. Cecil Staton (R-Macon)


    10th District: Sen. Emanuel Jones (D - portions of DeKalb & Clayton counties)


    33rd District: Sen. Steve Thompson (D-Marietta)


    46th District: Sen. Bill Counts (R-Athens)


    41st District: Sen Steve Henson (D-Tucker)


    19th District: Sen. Tommie Williams (R-Lyons)


     

  • 00:55

    Critical Conversations: Is a Constitutional Convention Right For America?

    in Politics

    Lisa Ruth and Senior Editor Jim Picht welcome Nick Dranias from Compact with America and Tom Mullen, a nationally recognized journalist and author to discuss the The National Debt and the initiative that calls for states to propose and ratify a balanced budget amendment.


    February is Black History Month and Jennifer Oliver O’Connell discusses her article Black History Month 2015: Let’s promote a return to literacy with Dr. Jim Picht. 


    Also, Plant expert, Jim Mumford an award winning plant expert and living wall designer, those beautiful green and growing walls taking root in public spaces and private homes, joins Lisa Ruth to talk all things green and growing. 

  • 00:48

    On the Air With RT Convention Authors

    in Entertainment

    The Annual RT BOOKLOVERS Convention is brought to you by RT BOOK REVIEWS Magazine. This year's convention will be at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Dallas, Texas May 12th -17th.


    Misha Elliott is an old movie watching, wine drinking, book-lover.  Once a northerner she now calls the sweet state of Alabama her home.  She can’t remember a time when books weren't a part of her life.   Writing gives her a reason to talk to the voices in her head.  When she isn’t writing you will find her talking about books with friends or at the beach with her toes in the sand.


    Regina Jennings is homeschooling mother of four from Mustang, Oklahoma. She enjoys watching musicals with her kids, traveling with her husband and reading by herself. Regina is the author of A Most Inconvenient Marriage, Caught in the Middle, Love in the Balance and Sixty Acres and a Bride. 


    Anderson Harp is the author of the thrillers “Retribution” and “Born of War” (Kensington). He served in the Marines, taught artic survival, mountaineering, and was stationed around the globe. He created the USO’s Operation Thriller and did two tours in the Persian Gulf visiting the troops. He is a recipient of the Non-Sibi Sed Patriae Award. 


    Tina DeSalvo's debut book, Elli, a Second Chance Novel, has received five star reviews and praise. Tina brings her love and passion for the rich culture, unique traditions and interesting people of Cajun Country and New Orleans where she has lived and worked. Before becoming a fiction writer, Tina was a television sports broadcaster where she is said to be the first woman football play-by-play announcer in Louisiana. 


     

  • 01:01

    Constitutional Convention - A danger to Liberty?

    in Politics

    Several organizations are contacting state legislators throughout the nation to promote resolutions petitioning Congress to convene a constitutional convention. This poses a great danger since leading constitutional scholars say that such a constitutional convention could not be restricted as to the amendments it could consider and propose. Such a convention could lead to proposing one or more amendments that could have a very harmful effect on our freedoms under the U.S. Constitution.
    Join our guests who are battling to educate people about the consequenses of the call for a Constitutional Convention.  

  • 01:02

    Romantic Times Convention Author Preview

    in Writing

    Join host Donna Wright on the couch tonight as she talks one-on-one with three Romantic Times Convention authors: Zuri Day, Erin Knightley, and Lindsay Cummings. And find out the latest in Romance news from Mallory Kane. All of this and more this week on Hummingbird Place Your Home for Romance. 

  • 01:27

    OTG & OTC: The Convention of States Project- Will It Make a Difference?

    in Current Events

    Every few decades, there has been a call for an Article V Convention, for the purpose of proposing amendments to the United States Constitution.    Once again, the call is being trumpeted.   The Article V Convention is now being phrased as The Convention of States Project.  This Convention of states is a convention called by the state legislatures for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution.  Proponents want to call a convention for the purpose of limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government.  We certainly know that the federal government is recklessly overreaching its powers … and that it is being allowed to happen.




    While the Convention of States sounds like a good idea, there are questions.  If the Federal Government ignores the current Constitution, why would they adhere to an amended Constitution?  Is a convention of the states safe from turning into a “runaway convention”?  Where is the funding coming from, and who is the parent organization for the COS project?


     


    Scott Williams, Tennessee State Director of the Convention of States Project is joining Debbie Barth and her illustrious panel, to answer these questions and to give his point of view for the Convention of States.


     

    Do YOU feel comfortable with changes being made to YOUR Constitution?  Let us know what you think.  We need YOUR feedback!  Call 323-792-3071 (press the number 1 to talk to the host.)

  • 01:34

    OTG & OTC: The Convention of States Project-Part 2 – Not A Good Idea?

    in Current Events

    Every few decades, there has been a call for an Article V Convention, for the purpose of proposing amendments to the United States Constitution.    Once again, the call is being trumpeted.   The Article V Convention is now being phrased as The Convention of States Project.  This Convention of states is a convention called by the state legislatures for the purpose of proposing amendments to the Constitution.  Proponents want to call a convention for the purpose of limiting the power and jurisdiction of the federal government.  We certainly know that the federal government is recklessly overreaching its powers … and that it is being allowed to happen.


     


    Last show, we heard from featured guest callers in favor of COS.  Our featured guest callers … 4/16 … will be explaining why the COSP is NOT a good idea. (If you didn’t hear the show FOR COS … you will most definitely want to give a listen before attending this one.)



    If the Federal Government Ignores the Current Constitution, now, why would they adhere to an amended Constitution?  Is a convention of the states safe from turning into a “runaway convention”?  Where is the funding coming from, and who is the parent organization for the COS project?


     


    Wynne Coleman (heading up No Convention of States NC) is joining Debbie Barth and her illustrious panel, to answer these questions and to give her point of view for opposing the Convention of States.


     

    Do YOU feel comfortable with changes being made to YOUR Constitution?  Let us know what you think.  We need YOUR feedback!  Call 323-792-3071 (press the number 1 to talk to the host.)

  • 00:52

    Beyond the Standard—Why the North American Christian Convention?

    in Christianity

    Join host Mark Taylor as he talks with Mike Baker, the president of this year’s North American Christian Convention. Mike will give us the latest news about the event scheduled for this June 23-26 in Cincinnati, Ohio, and answer questions like these . . .



    What’s different about this year’s gathering?
    Why do we still need the NACC?
    Which of today’s problems or opportunities prompted the convention program he planned?


    Mike, the senior pastor with the thriving Eastview Christian Church in Normal, Illinois, is focusing his proven leadership skills on a gathering that will bless many thousands. We’ll pick his brain, not only about the convention, but also about the challenges facing every Christian leader today.

  • 00:44

    NAN Convention 2015

    in Politics

    Saturday, April 11, Governor of Maryland Martin O’Malley (D) will address the National Action Network’s Annual Convention (NAN) in New York City. O’Malley, who is also a possible 2016 presidential candidate, will deliver remarks at 10:00 a.m. on the final day of the 17th annual NAN convention led by civil rights leader Rev. Al Sharpton in New York at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers.


    This year’s annual convention arrives on the heels of a series of events that shined a bright light on the racial and civil rights challenges still plaguing America. It will be largest gathering of civil rights leaders since the tragedies in Ferguson, Staten Island and most recently, the tragic shooting of an unarmed man in South Carolina. Thousands of people are coming together – from faith leaders to business leaders to Obama Administration officials – to discuss ways to combat 21st century assaults on justice and equality.

  • 00:33

    Interview with Rev. Ken Turley, President of General Convention

    in Religion

     


    Rev. Ken will talk with us about the up-coming annual Convention of our denomination and answer any questions.   We will play selections of music he has composed.


    Sacred Sounds"  Vol. 1
    Composed by Ken Turley
    Dedicated to the Veterans of VA Perry Point Maryland
    Rev. Sue Turley, Chaplain
    1.  Call To Worship
    2.  Invocation
    3.  Meditation on Grace
    4.  Meditation on Joy
    5.  Meditation on Hope
    (c) 2015  Ken and Laurie Turley


    To purchase CDs contact Ken at kenturley49@yahoo.com


     


     

  • 00:23

    Author Cherry Adair talks career, RT Booklovers Convention on #ConversationsLIVE

    in Books

    Host Cyrus Webb welcomes talented author Cherry Adair to #ConversationsLIVE to discsus her literary career and what it's been like to have the support of her fans and even fellow authors. The two will also discuss this year's RT BOOKLOVERS CONVENTION.

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