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January 31, 2022  

President Biden's declaration that he'll  nominate by the end of February a black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court to fill the seat that Justice Stephen Bryer will have vacated by his retirement. 

What's your take on how Biden is handling this?

Prosecutors in the federal hate crime case of the killing of Armaud Arbery filed notices yesterday that they've made plea deals with two of the three men -- a father and son, Gregory and Travis McMichael -- charged in Aubery's Feb. 23, 2020 shooting death.

William "Roddie" Bryan, the third member of the posse that chased Arbery and cornered him as he jogged through their neighborhood outside Brunswick, Ga., was not included in the plea deal, which Arbery's parents, Wanda Cooper Jones and Marcus Arbery, said they are "vehemently" against.

What is your initial reaction to the purported plea deals?

January 28, 2022  

It's "Free Your Mind Friday" on Leid Stories, so we make our usual tweaks.

We dispense with our regular program format and become an open forum so that callers can express their views. 

January 27, 2022  

What concerns you most about the state of the nation right now? (Part 2)

January 26, 2022  

Here's what we're talking about on Leid Stories today:

What concerns you most about the nation right now? Why?

January 21, 2022  

It's "Free Your Mind Friday" on Leid Stories, so we'll make our usual tweaks.

We'll dispense with our regular program format and become an open forum so you can express your views on issues that matter to you and about which you have a considered opinion. 

Those who differ also are invited to express their views.

Call 888-874-4888 and free your mind live on air!

January 20, 2022  
TOPIC:
 
A year into his four-year term, President Joe Biden explains the challenges he has faced and others ahead that will test his mettle.
 
Meanwhile, his predecessor, Donald J. Trump, has become a case study in the many ways a president can blow it.
January 19, 2022  
Is this the start of the Trump takedown? The beginning of Trump's inglorious end?
There's a growing consensus in ex-President Donald J. Trump's camp, sources say, that he should lay low while various law-enforcement and legal entities have him in their sights. Will he take heed?
January 18, 2022  
TOPIC: 
Donald Trump, reeling out of control and following the chaotic dictates of his frazzled mind, continues to wreak havoc and create disorder as he tests the limits of his outrageous conduct.
 
Except, he's a former president and head of state, and hell-bent on utterly destroying what he believes was stolen from him and those he holds responsible for making that happen.
 
What's to be done? What's the fix for this problem?
 
A current president who often seems detached from what's actually happening, and a full-blown megalomaniac who demands he be let back in the door so he can finish the chaos that he started.
 
January 17, 2022  
Eleven months before he was assassinated on April 4, 1968 in Memphis, Tenn., Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. is  interviewed at his Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, Ga., about the burgeoning nonviolent Black freedom movement, which was gaining ground nationwide.
 
January 14, 2022  
It's "Free Your Mind Friday" on Leid Stories. We break from our regular program format and become an open forum for callers to have their say on issues they have strong feelings about.
 
Call 888-874-4888 and free your mind!

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