Wednesday, August 22, 2012

400-408 – Guy Benson, Political Editor for, on his story about Romney surging recently below.  Guy affirms Rove's (3-2-1) strategy for Romney – he must win Indiana, North Carolina, and Virginia, then win both Florida and Ohio, and then one of the remaining states of Iowa, Pennsylvania Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, etc.

• Guy Benson (8/22/2012, Townhall) Polls: Romney Surges in Florida and Nevada, Virtually Tied Nationally.

• RCP (8/22/2012) Election 2012 State Polls.

• Fox News (8/22/2012) Labor Department spent $500G in stimulus on green-job ad blitz on Olbermann, Maddow.


• Niall Ferguson (8/21/2012, Daily Beast) Niall Ferguson Defends Newsweek Cover: Correct This, Bloggers.  Niall Ferguson offers a point-by-point defense of his argument.

• Thomas Sowell (8/22/2012, NRO) The Un-American Vision of Barack Obama.

413-423 – (2X) • Weekly Standard (8/22/2012) Obama Fundraises with Maker of Pro-Drugs 'Stop Snitchin' Video.

428-438 – (5X) • USA Today (8/22/2012) 'Here Comes Honey Boo Boo': Horrifying or hilarious?  TLC's new show that airs Wednesdays at 10pm.

443-452 – Paul Karpf of Financial Recovery USA has partnered with a top-notch legal firm to offer you a FREE "Home Defenders Workshop" this coming Friday night from 7 till ?? and two workshops on Saturday – one at 11am and the other at 3pm – at Lake Avenue Church in Pasadena.  Seating is limited, so register now at, or at, or by calling 877-702-HOPE (4673).  This is your chance to sit face-to-face with a top attorney to learn how you can fight to stay in your home!  We'll be doing our show at Lake Ave on Friday so come on out and say hi.  ("Sponsored in part by the law firm of Patricia Rodriquez.")

458-508 – Greg Laurie, pastor of Harvest Christian Fellowship Riverside since 1979 and Harvest Orange County Irvine since 2011 (, and host of many things:  the Harvest Crusades since 1990, the weekly, and host of A New Beginning heard twice daily here on KKLA at 5:30am and 12:30pm.  This coming weekend is Harvest Anaheim, Saturday (6pm) and Sunday (4pm), August 25-26.  Sunday night is Harvest America, going out to 1800 live sites across the country.  Their goal over the next two years is to reach 5 million people with the Gospel, more than they have reached in the past 22 years!  And in two weeks, it's Harvest Los Angeles, on Saturday (6pm) and Sunday (4pm), September 8-9, at Dodger Stadium. 

• Greg and Cathe have had two sons, Christopher (1975–2008 July 24) and Jonathan (1986), and they enjoy four grand-daughters: Stella (2006) and Lucy (2008) from Christopher & Brittany; and Riley (2005) and Ali (2010) from Jonathan & Brittni – and their new son, Christopher David Laurie (5 weeks old, 2012).

512-523 – Greg Laurie, Greg shares Earl's story.

528-539 – Bob Tyler (and Jennifer Monk), an attorney with Advocates for Faith and Freedom (, (888) 588-6888), on what's going on down in the wine country of Temecula – the Wine Country Vintner's Association is trying to ban churches from the Temecula Wine Country that's expanding from 7,000 to over 18,990 acres.  Specifically targeted is pastor Clark Van Wick of Calvary Chapel Bible Fellowship in Temecula (aka "The Barn") who own 30 acres and has a school.  There was a public hearing this morning before the planning commission at Temecula City Hall in Old Town at 9am to decide the fate of churches in Temecula.  Follow the debate at  Bob shares what happened this morning…… UPDATE!!!  THE MEETING IS STILL GOING ON!  The best argument the wineries raised in the morning was that the pesticides used would be harmful to the 100 children at the school.  (No kidding.)  As though the pesticides are not harmful to the residents who live there, or to the employees and customers of the wineries!

544-554 – Maura Dunbar, Consulting Producer of THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE, hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy, premiering Thursday August 23 at 5pm on GSN (the Game Show Network).

558-608 – (Speak Now by Taylor Swift) • Fox News (8/21/2012) Report: Kennedys beg Taylor Swift not to attend wedding; she goes anyway.

Jay Richards, Senior Fellow and Director of the Center on Wealth, Poverty, and Morality at the Discovery Institute (, @freemarketjay), and visiting scholar at the Institute for Faith, Work & Economics in Washington (, has a dual-track Ph.D. from Princeton in both philosophy and theology, and he's the author of a wonderful Christian defense of capitalism entitled Money, Greed, And God:  Why Capitalism Is The Solution And Not The Problem (2010) (Amazon) – now in paperback!  His latest, co-authored with James Robison, is the best-seller, Indivisible: Restoring Faith, Family and Freedom Before It's Too Late (2012) (Amazon). 

(4X) Paul Ryan in Roanoke, VA today.Paul Ryan Speech in Roanoke 08-22-12.

(2X) • Fox News (8/20/2012) Rep. Todd Akin resists mounting calls to withdraw from Senate race after 'rape' comment.  (:30) Akin apology.

612-623 – • (1:19) Obama 3-Clip Montage – 1) BO (7/13/2012, Roanoke) "If you've got a business -- you didn't build that.  Somebody else made that happen." 2) BO (8/9/2012, Pueblo) "I said, I believe in American workers, I believe in this this American industry, and now the American auto industry has come roaring back," he said. "Now I want to do the same thing with manufacturing jobs, not just in the auto industry, but in every industry.  3) BO (8/12/2012, Chicago) "Too many folks still don't have a sense that tomorrow will be better than today. And so, the question in this election is which way do we go? Do we go forward towards a new vision of an America in which prosperity is shared? Or do we go backward to the same policies that got us in the mess in the first place?"

Jay Richards,

628-639 – (2X) • YouTube (8/4/2012) Obama That I Used To Know""You can get addicted to a certain kind of message -- like this is change we can believe in, yes we can.  But college ended had to pay my rent. At least you're the first gay president. But the change I got is that I moved in with my mother. Because you won and then you cut me off. Now your speeches never soar as high as unemployment. You took ObamaCare so far, but you left me like a dog strapped on Romney's car." 

Jay Richards, What's all this about Paul Ryan and Ayn Rand?

644-656 – Jay Richards,

(2X)  City of Phoenix: Christian Can't Hand Out Water in 112 Degree Heat w/o Permit.

• Fox News (8/22/2012) City tells woman she can't pass out free water in 112-degree heat.

• Sac Bee (8/22/2012) California poised to grant driver's licenses to young illegal immigrants.