The Rotunda #155 6/18/18 - Joe Flanagan, city council candidate in Pawtucket, makes his Rotunda debut tonight as he calls in to talk about his campaign to unseat a long time city councilman. A refreshing look at a hardworking resident who is truly interested in public service not for what’s in it for him, but what he can do to help his community.
In the first segment, Scott is in rare form as he goes off on the latest TV celebrity to have his career jeopardized by accusations of misconduct. Is it a good thing that we hold people accountable for their actions now, or have we gone too far, swinging the pendulum from victim blaming all the way over to #MeToo McCartyism, where even a whisper of wrongdoing ends a career? If so, is there anyone among us who is not in danger?
The Rotunda #154 6/11/18 - Gubernatorial candidate Spencer Dickinson joins Scott in studio to talk about why he’s running for governor, and the skill sets that he feels make him the ideal candidate for the job. We do a deep dive into the pension ‘reform’ that was done years ago, and Spencer shares his efforts in the General Assembly at the time to try to bring sanity into the negotiations. We even hear about how his own party tried to help his GOP opponent oust him from office! You won’t want to miss this, Spencer is in it to win it!
The first segment is on fire as well, Scott takes aim at millennial Michael Rotondo – these two men may share a last name but Scott lays out in no uncertain terms who is the better man.
The Rotunda #153 6/4/18 - Carolyn Medeiros is the featured this week, talking about her efforts to keep an admitted sexual predator and child rapist away from the public. You will be shocked to hear the risks that we are subjected to in the interests of HIPPA and privacy when it comes to predators. Avid motorcyclist Chad Michael also calls in to discuss safety issues that affect car/ truck drivers as well as motorcyclists. This is especially topical right now, as ‘bike season’ is in full effect!
Social Justice hypocrites get an overdue tongue lashing in the first segment, as Scott lays out his feelings in Samantha Bee, Sally Field – and then he sets his eyes on the gender wage gap! And did he…….really……suggest a Nobel Peace Prize for President Trump?!?!?
The Rotunda #152 5/21/18 - It gets started real early on The Rotunda tonight, as Scott takes a major NCAA baseball team to task over a recent Sports Illustrated piece, and also sets his aim on the state of Rhode Island and the potential for sports gambling being legalized. Scott shared his own family’s struggles with the demons of gambling in a piece that you won’t soon forget. The most recent school shooting (and how DISGUSTING is that to read?) is discussed as well.
Michael Buday calls in to talk about his company, Molly Dog Productions, and anyone who has, will have, or ever has had a pet is going to take something from this interview. Michael and Scott both speak form the heart about the importance of animals in our lives.
The Rotunda #151 5/14/18 - Scott tackles head-on the issue of new Lions coach Matt Patricia – should he step aside due to the 22 year old allegations of sexual misconduct and indictment for the same? Or should we remember that everyone among us is innocent until proven guilty? Should there be a different process for these kind of allegations? Also caught in the crosshairs is actress Alyssa Milano, you won’t believe what she did at an anti-NRA rally – even the NRA itself gets blasted tonight in Scott’s blistering first segment.
Calling in is recently announced mayoral candidate David Norton of Pawtucket. How does he plan to buck the machine? What are the pillars of his campaign and does he think he will get a fair shot form the media in incumbent-happy, deep blue Pawtucket? Tune in and see for yourself!
The Rotunda #150 5/8/18 - NBC legend Tom Brokaw and his supporters earn Scott’s barbs in this week’s first segment. By now we are all familiar with the allegations against Mr. Brokaw, but Scott makes 2 key points: does the circulation of a letter of support signed by 60+ colleagues validate Mr. Brokaw’s innocents, or can it instead be a chilling effect on someone who was wronged and is unsure whether she should come forward? Also, should a journalist who is almost universally liked get the benefit of the doubt here, when others have not? And just what is the deal with Governor Raimondo’s impressive cash hauls?
Scott’s joined tonight by LPRI chair Pat Ford who offers his uniquely insightful, common sense analysis of the state of RI, it’s trajectory and what we can start to do about it. Also calling in is longtime fridn of the show Cameron Pond with his thoughts on the potential for peace on the Korean peninsula and the latest regarding President Trump’s alleged dalliances with Stormy Daniels. Tune in for a rip-roaring good time!
The Rotunda #149 4/30/18 - Take a stroll through baseball nostalgia, while enjoying a conversation with noted RI author and baseball historian Rick Harris. Rick shares his passion for America’s Pastime and even shares some stories about Rhode Island’s unique connection to the game. When you hear his story about Hall of Famer (and native Rhode islander) Nap Lajoie, you may have a tear in your eye. And in a very special second segment, Scott has his daughter Hannah call in to talk about her journey with scoliosis and what she is doing to help raise awareness of the condition.
As if that’s not enough – peace breaks out in Korea! The whole political apple cart in Rhode Island gets toppled over as the most powerful politician in the state has to cover his flank! You won’t have any odd news stories this go-round – Scott does you one better and has Derelict Dummies co-host bob Giusti sit in, for a fitting bookend to the first segment with Scott and Chris Casci. What kind of beer does Scott like, and why? Check this out and find out!
The Wild side #350 4/24/18 - Prager University’s Will Witt joined Tyler Salk and Scott Rotondo to discuss everything around the message the Prager team shares with their almost 1.4 million YouTube subscribers, including his exclusive interview with Ben Shapiro.
Paul Roselli also stops by to discuss his campaign to become the next governor of the state of Rhode Island. Despite being a Democrat, how is he different from Gina Raimondo?
990WBOB personalities Michael Parente and the GOAT David Clyde also stop by to discuss the latest news surrounding the world.
The Rotunda #148 4/23/18 - The Rotunda takes you have to 19th century Rhode Island, when anti-Catholic and anti-Irish bigotry were still the norm. Author Paul Caranci calls in for the second segment to talk about the history behind is book, The Hanging and Redemption of John Gordon, which details the terrible tragedy that befell the Gordon family, as their dream of a better life in America was subsumed by bitter prejudices and John was hanged for a crime that he did not commit. This interview will convince the listener that discrimination and bigotry are not limited to race, it can pop p over nearly any difference.
The first segment features a global brand getting heat (and rightfully so) from the SJWs that they’ve allied themselves with in the past, and a popular singer being skewered over her preferred choice in the recent presidential election. The episode has a little something for everyone! There’s even a treat in the last segment as Mike Sandoval hops on for a few to talk some video games and the most annoying things about The Walking Dead franchise./
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.
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