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September 10, 2018  

Vice President Mike Pence is already calling foul. It's a breach of presidential tradition and "very disappointing," Pence says, that former President Barack Obama will be blasting President Donald Trump and his administration in a series of rallies to support Democratic candidates running for congressional seats in midterm elections.

But Obama's in the fight, and he's committed to campaign for the  next  two  months. Is this because the Republicans are strong in these contested districts and the Democrats vulnerable? 

September 7, 2018  

Our doors are wide open, come on in! Join us for our weekly open forum where the conversation goes wherever you want it to go. It's "Free Your Mind Friday" on Leid Stories, and it's all about having your say.

Join us for an hour of thought-provoking radio. Call 888-874-4888 and tell us what's been rattling around in your head.

 

 

 
September 6, 2018  

To accommodate callers who didn't get in on yesterday's discussion due to time constraints, we revisit the subject today so they can have their say.

September 5, 2018  

A new book, Fear: Trump in the White House, by noted investigative reporter Bob Woodward, won't have us resting easy. It details the almost daily frenzied efforts by President Donald Trump's top aides and staff to head off major catastrophes that tend to originate from one main source: Trump's dysfunctional mind.

This is not the first time Trump's mental acuity has been called into question. But the time has come for open debate on the subject..

September 4, 2018  

Nation of Islam leader Minister Louis Farrakhan was among many dignitaries and notables attending "Queen of Soul" Aretha Franklin's homegoing in Detroit last Friday.

He was seated in the front row, along with former President Bill Clinton and civil-rights leaders the Revs. Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson, who delivered their panegyrics. But Farrakhan didn't speak. Why not, asks Leid Stories.

For yet another year, more than a million people showed up on Eastern Parkway in Brooklyn on Labor Day to have a good time celebrating Caribbean culture and heritage. For yet another year organizers of the West Indian Carnival would like revelers to eat up, drink up, jump up and go home. No politics.

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