Wild Side #352 5/8/2018 - This week, Tyler Salk and Kevin Aherne give their opinions on the expected fallout for USA’s relations with Iran after withdrawing from the nuclear agreement.
First, 990WBOB isn’t the only source of political podcasts in the state. Bartholomewtown’s Bill Bartholomew joins the show to discuss what he’s learned about the gubernatorial candidates during his podcast. Give him a listen!
Later, Friend of the show Joe Newby from the Conservative Firing Line stops by to discuss David Hogg, Iran, and the deodorant. Should you be concerned with the way the world is shaping?
Also, Providence City Council hopeful Anthony DeRose is welcomed to talk about his campaign and what he can do better than the current councilors. Why should you vote for him?
Five years after the Boston Marathon bombings, security expert and Stratfor contributor Austin Duckworth joins Tyler Salk and Kevin Aherne to elaborate on the precautions taken in this year’s running.
Candidate for Governor, Luis Daniel Muñoz stops by prior to his open forum event to further discuss his platform for Rhode Island. What does he think the state needs to do about education? Should the Paw Sox stay in Rhode Island? And why did he skip the first gubernatorial debate?
Plus, WBOB favorites Joe Ferro, Scott Rotondo, and the one and only David Clyde also sit in to discuss the latest rumblings surrounding Syria.
Wild Side #348 4/10/18 - Just hours after unveiling his Rhode Island Papers, Rhode Island gubernatorial candidate Giovanni Feroce joined Tyler Salk and Kevin Aherne to discuss his bold vision for Rhode Island's future - including a plan to scrap the state personal income tax, lowering the state's corporate tax, and making significant investments into blockchain technologies.
Also on the episode, WJAR's political analyst Bill Rappleye called in to share his takes on the early stages of the gubernatorial races in Rhode Island. Having recently moderated a debate/forum involving several candidates, Rappleye has gained some unique insights into what makes some of the candidates tick.
Let's not forget friend of the show, Doreen Costa, who returned this week to talk South County politics and the state of the GOP in Rhode Island governance.
The Wild Side #347 4/3/18 - Rhode Island Lieutenant Gubernatorial candidate Paul Pence and RI Libertarian chairman Pat Ford join Tyler Salk and Kevin Aherne to discuss their plans for the election year.
The Cobblestone Press #46 3/12/18 - This week, Kevin Aherne welcomes Bill Gilbert, Chairman of Rhode Island’s Moderate Party, and candidate for Providence City Council Katherine Kerwin to discuss what needs to be done with the state and the capital city. What do you need to know about the Moderate Party? What does Providence need to do about gun control?
Also in this episode, Aherne and co-host Tyler Salk chat about the URI and PC men’s basketball teams as they prepare for the NCAA tournament, and the latest on Providence’s traffic camera crisis.
Cobblestone Press #45 2/12/18 - This week on Cobblestone Press, host Kevin Aherne was joined by Providence community activist turned mayoral candidate, Kobi Dennis, to discuss his vision for the future of Providence's prosperity.
Is it time for new leadership in Rhode Island's capital city?
Can Kobi build upon some of the success of previous administrations?
Also, Aherne was joined by Scott Rotondo of The Rotunda to discuss the highly-contentious Senate race in District 8.
Listen to the full episode below
Wild Side #340 1/23/18 - Back by popular demand, it's the Tyler & Bob duo filling in for Professor Clyde.
And for the one-year anniversary of Donald Trump as POTUS, the two discuss what has he done (has he drained the swamp yet?), who he has angered (everybody on the Left, most on the Right, and a good chunk of Hollywood), and how much it has affected the country and its citizens.
Joining them on the air is a slew of guests
Up first, is WBOB's own political commentator Kevin Aherne to talk about the Rhode Island restaurant scene, including the debacle with prominent Federal Hill restauranteur Gianfranco Marrocco. Then, The Rotunda's Scott Rotundo calls in to discuss the news that Amazon isn't coming to the Ocean State, and its fallout, including answering the question: where did it all go wrong for Rhode Island?
Finally, WPRO's Nick Costa joins the show to provide insights on the Pawtucket Red Sox situation, including whether or not they will leave Pawtucket and what that could mean for the Ocean State.
Cobblestone Press #44 1/10/2018 – Kevin Aherne returned to the mic on Wednesday, joined by Tyler Salk, to host a Special Edition of Cobblestone Press, WBOB's flagship for news and politics.
In addition to with a revealing interview with Rep. Moira Walsh and a big announcement from Mike Maven of Shelter Arcade Bar, this episode is chock full of leading news stories, discussions on immigration reform, and a break down of the most intriguing candidates from the upcoming 2018 Gubernatorial race.
Cobblestone Press 2017 Christmas Spectacular - On the first day of Christmas, my Blue State gave to me… 990WBOB’s Christmas special, hosted by political correspondent, Kevin Aherne. Join Kevin as he highlights to you the 12 biggest national and local news stories of 2017. WBOB “favorites” Tyler Salk and David Clyde join in to break down Kevin’s list, and share their own favorite news items of the year.
Joining the hour long episode, special guests Moira Walsh (RI State Rep - Dist. 3), Russell Moore (RI political pundit) and Dee DeQuatro-Rothermel (formerly of ABC6) weigh in, to share their personal favorite events of the first eleven months of the year. What do these community influencers have to say? There is only one way to find out.
From football players kneeling, to sexual assault armageddon and the multiple identities of Scott Rotondo, 2017 has been chock-full of events worthy of discussion. The stories that needed to be told. The Cobblestone Press is here to report.
Do you have a favorite news story that we missed? Let us know by contacting us on Twitter or Facebook.
The Wild Side #335 12/5/17 - How is America treating the working man? The Mind of Jamal drops by to catch up with host Dave Clyde on all things conservative. Can you believe the community reaction to the latest problems? Can Jamal? Can Dave?
Ron Park from the Conservative Media Group joins to discuss the most pertinent news. What has Ron all fired up? What has Dave laughing? And what does Ron think of Dave’s Florida Gator fandom?
Worlds collide when resident Leftist and head editor of WBOB Kevin Aherne sits in to go over North Korea’s latest threats. How much longer will we let Kim Jong Un rule? Listen to Kevin and Dave break it down.
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