The Bottom Line

Monday April 15th 4pm

An episode of The Bottom Line

By Robb Francis
The Tri-Cities only live, local talk show from 3-5pm weekdays on Newsradio 610 KONA featuring Ed Dawson and Robb Francis.

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Tuesday September 4th
Eric Stahfled with the Freedom Foundation discuss the lawsuit regarding open negotiations between Lincoln County and the Teamsters Public Service union.  Is there anything anyone can do about mass shootings?
39:40
September 5, 2019
Tuesday September 4th 4pm
Dave Konz with Terminal Barge Lines talks Riverfest 2019 and how the Snake River Dams changed the way traffic flowed on the Snake River.  the new development project in the City of Kennewick will see money coming in from an interesting source.
39:54
September 5, 2019
Tuesday August 27th 3pm
The drama between the KSD and KEA continues as Day 1 of the school year was cancelled due to the strike.  the guys break down the issues and the social media response.
39:41
August 28, 2019
Tuesday August 27 4pm
The drama between the KSD and KEA continues as Day 1 of the school year was cancelled due to the strike.  Chris Cargill, Eastern Washington Director from the Washington Policy Center joins us to discuss the State RCW regarding the strike and other issues surrounding it.
39:43
August 28, 2019
Monday August 26th 3pm
The talks between KEA and KSD go on and why does the tide seem to be turning against the Union?
39:37
August 27, 2019
Monday August 26th 4pm
More on the pending strike as negotiations with KEA and KSD continue plus Joe Biden is getting knocked off the mountain.
39:53
August 27, 2019
Friday August 23 3pm
Hasbro introduces "Momopoly, the Socialism edition", but Socialists aren't happy about it.  RBG has another health scare....
39:37
August 27, 2019
Friday August 23rd 4pm
Kennewick PD Det. and Pres. of the WAFOP Marco Monteblanco discusses Kind County's decision to opt out of the LinX data sharing system due to Sanctuary ordinances.  more on the negotiations between KSD and KEA.
41:01
August 27, 2019
Thursday August 22nd 3pm
Gov. Inslee says adieu to his Presidential aspirations and his intention to run for a third term as Gov.  What has been thrown into disarray and what about that $4 million in additional funds spent on security?
39:40
August 24, 2019
Thursday August 22nd 4pm
Washington State Dept. of Health announces it's leaving the title X plan and guess who they want to pick up the lost $4 million tab, AG Bob Ferguson is good with Gov. Inslee running for a third term, but is everyone else?  Which CEO of an online company announced he was part of the Deep State?
39:57
August 24, 2019
Wednesday August 23 3pm
The battle between the KSD and KEA rages on...we discuss and get your opinions.
39:36
August 23, 2019
Wednesday August 23 4pm
More on the situation between the KSD and the KEA.
39:37
August 23, 2019
Tuesday August 20th 3pm
The KSD vs the KEA and what's involved.  Liv Finne, Education Director from the Washington Policy Center joins us to discuss.
39:38
August 21, 2019
Tuesday August 20th 4pm
Lizette Figueroa with the US Census Bureau talks the importance of responding in 2020, the funding ties, and how secure your information is....then the Ungovernor does not get the call for the Climate Debate.
39:38
August 21, 2019
Monday August 19th 3pm
Kennewick Parks & Rec is hosting a class on Aug 24th for 14-18 years olds to teach them how to defend themselves from bullies, verbally and physically through basic martial arts training.  Is this a good or bad idea and would you sign your kids up?
39:35
August 21, 2019
Monday August 19th 4pm
The King County Sheriff's Department and Seattle PD are off the LinX data share system because of the County's Sanctuary City ordinance....the guys discuss the ramifications.
39:35
August 21, 2019
Wednesday August 7 4pm
Primary results and how did these things happen during this election?
39:42
August 8, 2019
Wednesday August 7 3pm
Benton County Fire District #1 Chief Lonnie Click talks the levy and bond initiatives on the ballot and the Public Safety tax discussion rears it's head again.
39:44
August 8, 2019
Tuesday August 6 4pm
A group known as "nones" (athiests. agnostics, and non affiliated) are growing in Washington State.  Does this mean people are leaning more towards personal faith and spirituality than organized religion?
39:40
August 8, 2019
Tuesday August 6th 3pm
Washington State GOP Chair Caleb Heimlich talks GOP Gubernatorial chances and Jay Inslee possibly running for a third term, plus Inslee's second piece of his platform and doxxing now being used by an elected official.
39:38
August 8, 2019
Monday August 5th 3pm
Breaking down the untalked about elements from the mass shootings over the weekend and why no one cares to talk about them.
39:38
August 6, 2019
Monday August 5th 4pm
More on the tragic events from the weekend and Secretary of State Kim Wyman talks about the new VOTE WA system that goes online for this election.
39:57
August 6, 2019
Friday August 2nd 3pm
Who benfitted the most from the second round of Democratic Debates and ideological bullying is getting more and more prevalent.
39:44
August 3, 2019
Friday August 2nd 4pm
The Oregon is bringing sports betting back to it's lottery, should Washington follow suit, UW is creating a study group for this...and the Donkey of Shame.
39:35
August 3, 2019
Thursday August 1 3pm
Breaking down the Dem debates night two and what is the future of Gov. Jay Inslee?
39:55
August 2, 2019
Thursday August 1st 4pm
Todd Meyer, Environmental Director with the Washington Policy Center, joins us to discuss the latest survey released on the removal of the Snake River Dams....plus the FBI puts a new group on the Domestic terror watch list...but it isn't the obvious choice.
39:41
August 2, 2019
Wednesday July 31 3pm
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center discusses the initiatives on the fall ballot, the appeals court ruling in the Seattle income tax case, and the new Speaker of the State House.
39:40
August 1, 2019
Wednesday July 31st 4pm
Breaking down the Democratic Debate from night one and wonder what Jay Inslee has to do to stay in the race on night two.
39:52
August 1, 2019
Tuesday July 30th 3pm
California is the latest state to try and circumvent the Constitution, we tell you how, and how much longer does Jay Inslee have left in his Presidential run?
39:44
July 31, 2019
Tuesday July 30th 4pm
State Senator Keith Wagoner R- 39th District discusses the latest scandal impacting DOC, specifically at the Monroe Correctional facility in his district.  You can know use a third gender option on your State DL and Id cards in Washington, but what didn't they think of?
39:42
July 31, 2019
Monday July 29th 3pm
The President's Twitter creates another firestorm, but also calls attention to decades of neglect.
39:46
July 30, 2019
Monday July 29th 4pm
A conservative candidate running for Richland School Board was verbally assaulted in her own driveway by a supporter of her opponent.  Has the Tri-Cities reached a new low in political civility?
39:43
July 30, 2019
Tuesday July 16 3pm
Why don't or can't we all get along?
39:44
July 17, 2019
Tuesday July 16 4pm
Rep.  Al Green goes all in on impeachment......50 years ago this week these things happened.
39:43
July 17, 2019
Monday July 15th 3pm
The President goes on the offensive on Twitter over the weekend and the backlash shortly ensued.......an poll conducted by Dems with swing voters shows some real issues for the party in 2020.
39:39
July 16, 2019
Monday July 15th 4pm
Why will the Dems not call out Antifa, aspecially after the latest violent incident in Tacoma?  Gov. inslee maybe thinking about term three.
39:44
July 16, 2019
Friday July 12th 3pm
The City Council in Salt lake Park MN, banned the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance....we discuss.
40:12
July 13, 2019
Friday July 12th 4pm
The Chairman of the Benton County Republican Party, Bill Berkman, talks about why his party endorsed candidates in the primary after Benton County Democrats said they would not.  The Donkey of Shame.
39:42
July 13, 2019
Thursday July 11 3pm
Paul Guppy, VP or Research for the Washington Policy Center talk about the State Supreme Court decision to allow the Seattle voucher system to stay in place, and another State Supreme Court ruling might have added this group to the protected class list.
39:48
July 12, 2019
Thursday July 11 4pm
Assaults on police officers in Washington State 2018 occurred 3x more than hate crimes.  is it time to considered protected status for Police/Fire/First Responders, or is there another way to address the issue?
39:47
July 12, 2019
Wednesday July 10 3pm
The Yakima Diocese is taking an interesting step regarding transparency in the child sex abuse scandal within the Catholic Church.  We discuss with Msgr. Siler from the Diocese.
39:55
July 11, 2019
Wednesday July 10 4pm
Is today's political climate engaging or pushing you away from getting involved in politics?  What are some of things you think are missing from your community?
39:44
July 11, 2019
Tuesday July 9th 3pm
We discuss the passing of former Independent Presidential Candidate Ross Perot, his impact on the system and if he paved the way for the Election of Donald Trump.  One Dem drops out of the field of 24,only to be replaced by another one.
39:45
July 10, 2019
Tuesday July 9th 4pm
The President loses a District Court case regarding his personal Twitter account, and it opens the door for a lawsuit against another lawmaker.  What the heck is wrong with people today?
39:44
July 10, 2019
Monday July 8th 3pm
The arrest of Jeffrey Epstein and how far will the fallout spread?  Guess what Medicare for all will get you....if it is anything like France it will get you the plug pulled.
39:44
July 10, 2019
Monday July 8th 4pm
It has been proposed to the Richland City Council to consider renaming Lee Blvd....should they?
39:48
July 10, 2019
Friday July 5th 3pm
The new Police Chief for the City of Richland, John Bruce, stops by the show and how about that Salute to America on the 4th of July.  We attempt to count the number of exploding heads.
39:38
July 6, 2019
Friday July 5th 4pm
The anti-America sentiment that was trying to ruin the 4th of July celebration.  Why do we not want to face truth anymore, and the Donkey of Shame!
39:38
July 6, 2019
Wednesday July 3rd 3pm
Many are making a big deal about the President's planned "Salute to America".....why, and the comparisons some are making are....interesting.
39:39
July 5, 2019
Wednesday July 3rd 4pm
What happened at the Kennewick City Council meeting regarding the vote on the new Ethics Officer position and why the presentation was problematic.
39:39
July 5, 2019
Tuesday July 2nd 3pm
The Catholic Church in the US weighs in on the Border Crisis....with mixed reviews
39:37
July 5, 2019
Tuesday July 2nd 4pm
A test case for the proposed Kennewick Ethics officer and how this case blows holes in the proposed plan.
39:44
July 5, 2019
Monday July 1st 3pm
Spokane is going 180 degrees from Seattle and looking to ban a local income tax....will it work and hold up even if The State Supreme Court sides with Seattle.
39:38
July 2, 2019
Monday July 1st 4pm
Kennewick is contemplating a new paid position.  the Ethics Officer would oversee City Council complaints only and would be judge and jury.  We debate the pros and cons and the questions this ordinance raises. .
39:42
July 2, 2019
Friday June 28th 3pm
Wrapping up the Democratic debates and why Trump is looking like a lock in 2020.  Hair discrimination, it's apparently a thing.
39:48
July 1, 2019
Friday June 28th 4pm
Dean Hain with Never Forget USA joins us for a powerful interview about their goal of increasing attendance and awareness of the 9/11 memorial service in Kennewick and to add a second service in the evening.
39:58
July 1, 2019
Thursday June 27th 3pm
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center talks the recently released revenue forecast along with some positive changes that may be coming in the discussion with The Kennewick School District and The Kennewick Education Association.....see more transparency in negotiations.
40:00
June 28, 2019
Thursday June 27th 4pm
Night one of the Democratic debates are over.  Who were the winners and losers?
39:42
June 28, 2019
Wednesday June 26th 3pm
Author, filmmaker, director, and producer Glen Dunzweiler talk about homelessness and how his experiences with them has led him to this conclusion regarding dealing with the situation.  A Salvadoran an and his daughter die at the border, it's time to look at the hard truths around immigration.
40:43
June 27, 2019
Wednesday June 26th 4pm
Mike McKee with I-1648 joins the show to discuss the newest tax oriented initiative trying to make the ballot.  The first night of 2020 debates is on the schedule, who or what are you looking for?
40:06
June 27, 2019
Tuesday June 25th 4pm
ICE fires back at West Coast Sanctuary States by releasing a list of accused murderers and rapists in the Country illegally that were released back in to the community despite an ICE detainer request.  What can be done to those elected officials and/or law enforcement agents that willfully ignore the requests and put the public's safety at risk?
39:38
June 26, 2019
Tuesday June 25th 3pm
What turns you off to a candidate in a political race?  Common Sense activist Joffre McClung discus the lack of common sense that seems to be so common these days in our Country and why it's there.
38:51
June 26, 2019
Monday June 24th 4pm
Constitutional Scholar and founder of the Libertas West Project, Karen Lugo, talks the Citizenship question on the Census.  Why is it important and what ramifications will SCOTUS decision have either way?  Oregon passes two pot Bills, one out of the "Bag of Duh"  the other out of the "Bag of Huh?".
39:40
June 25, 2019
Monday June 24th 3pm
A new study claims that while we may not be happy with the party we identify with we really hate the other side.  We dive in to the whys and discuss how both sides fall into the traps.
39:45
June 25, 2019
Friday June 21st 3pm
Senate Republicans in Oregon are refusing to return to Salem to vote on a cap and trade bill because they want it to go before the voters.  Right or wrong way to go about it?
39:43
June 22, 2019
Friday June 21st 4pm
Ferguson falls for the first time against he Trump administration and The Donkey of Shame,
39:54
June 22, 2019
Thursday June 21 3pm
Benghazi survivor Mark "Oz" Geist joins the show to discuss the "Battle of Benghazi" and his upcoming appearance at the Benton County Republicans Lincoln day Dinner.  What was a prosecutor and judge thinking in King County regarding the sentencing of a rapist?
39:28
June 21, 2019
Thursday June 21st 4pm
More on what was the judge and prosecutor thinking and the US vs Iran......are we heading for a conflict?
39:55
June 21, 2019
Wednesday June 19th 3pm
Congress is discussing reparations bills a gain as 15 candidates have it as part of their Presidential platform on the Democratic side, but why?
39:57
June 20, 2019
Wednesday June 19th 4pm
Should sentencing guidelines change to help with criminal/prison reform and to give judges more flexibility with sentencing?  Even those thart enjoy alcohol acknowledge the dangers that exist with alcohol consumption, so why do marijuana proponents not acknowledge the dangers that exist there?
39:49
June 20, 2019
Tuesday June 18th 3pm
The president launches his bid for re-election, how likely do you think that is?  Reps. Matt Boehnke and brad Klippert form the 8th Legislative district join us to wrap the session.
39:39
June 19, 2019
Tuesday June 18th 4pm
8th Legislative District Reps. Matt Boehnke and Brad Klippert join us in studio to dicuss the session that was and what is on the agenda for 2020.  VidAngel Neal Harmon talks about the companies loss in court regarding a copyright infringement case and what the future holds.  An attempted ban on plastic backfired badly.
39:48
June 19, 2019
Monday June 17th 4pm
Congressman Dan NewHouse talks USMCA, HB6, the Dams and Hanford funding.
39:46
June 18, 2019
Monday June 17th 3pm
Mastercard raises some concerns by changing this policy and why are people angry at those who are successful?
39:11
June 18, 2019
Friday June 14th 3pm
The first Democratic debates are set...we discuss who is in and based on the lineups, who the winners and losers could be.
39:46
June 15, 2019
Friday june 14th 4pm
Should elected officials be held responsible if they release criminals here illegally into the public and they commit a violent crime?  What was your first dose of the real world after high school....and the Donkey of Shame styles and profiles!
39:48
June 15, 2019
Thursday June 13th 4pm
Washington State Solicitor General talks about the recent ruling in favor of Hanford workers and against the Federal Government, plus DOE reveals the reasons why it is looking to cut funding at Hanford and it's not what you think.
39:39
June 14, 2019
Thursday June 13th 3pm
A new website claims it can help you decide which candidates match your viewpoints by answering a certain amount of multiple choice questions.  Is this helpful or another way to influence voters?  KOMO Radio's Jeff Pohjola joins us in studio to discuss Seattle's dying and the Seattle City Council situation.
39:41
June 14, 2019
Wednesday June 12th 3pm
Could not reporting the name of a mass shooter help prevent more from from happening?  we discuss a recent article published on that question.  Representatives Bill Jenkin and Skylar Rude fron the 16th District join us to discuss the legislative session.
39:41
June 13, 2019
Wednesday June 12th 4pm
Former Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz is "taking the summer off" from his potential political ambitions.....does he come back?  Why are we going more and more to the extreme to show our displeasure in things we don't agree with?
39:38
June 13, 2019
Tuesday June 11 3pm
The State Supreme Court hears arguments regarding the State Legislatures responsibility under the Public Records Act.  An emotional hearing in DC regarding the funding for the healthcare of 9/11 first responders and why was this hearing necessary in the first place?
39:42
June 12, 2019
Tuesday June 11th 4pm
More flag protests, this time in international competition by a US Athlete.  Should US Athletes be forced to respect the Flag and Anthem when playing for a US team internationally?
40:12
June 12, 2019
Monday June 10th 4pm
The prosser School District is offering "Adulting Day" courses on the final day of school....good on them or bad on parents?
39:50
June 11, 2019
Monday June 10th 3pm
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center discusses the coming State Supreme Court hearing regarding the Public Records Act.  The Kennewick City Council named it's newest member and Robb talks about what it was like going through the process.
39:58
June 11, 2019
Friday June 7th 3pm
San Francisco wants to do what to the homeless?  Everyone loves a parade.....or maybe not.
39:42
June 8, 2019
Friday June 7th 4pm
The affirmative action debate....why can;t we all just get along...Joe Biden gets beat up some more by the far left...the Donkey of Shame!
40:03
June 8, 2019
Thursday June 6th 3pm
The Washington State Supreme Court upholds it's original ruling in the Arlene's Flowers case after it was vacated by the US Supreme Court.  What is next for Baronelle Stutzman in her years long legal battle?
39:31
June 7, 2019
Thursday June 6th 4pm
More on the Washington State Supreme Court upholding their original ruling in the Arlene's Flowers case and what was out of place during the D-Day celebration.
39:37
June 7, 2019
Wednesday June 4th 3pm
The DOE has reclassified nuclear waste into three different categories instead of one.  Will it speed up or slow down the cleanup at the Hanford area?
39:40
June 7, 2019
Wednesday June 4th 4pm
Gov. Jay Inslee fumes that the DNC won't have a climate only debate, Alabama passes a law to chemically castrate pedophiles as they are being paroled from prison....is this the right approach?
39:32
June 7, 2019
Tuesday June 4th 3pm
Parkland SRO Scot Peterson was brought up on 11 felonies and misdemeanors as a result of his actions during the shooting at the High School.  Which is the worse of two situations when law enforcement is supposed to respond to a situation: inaction with bad results or action with bad results?
39:43
June 5, 2019
Tuesday June 4th 4pm
More on the charges against Parkland SRO Scot Peterson, why the Washington Independents movement failed, and the Seahawks are doing away with the Seagals and introducing guys to squad big deal or no big deal?
39:38
June 5, 2019
Monday June 3rd 3pm
Washington State High School Seniors will no longer have to pass the standardized Math, Science, and Englosh exams to graduate...so what's the point of having them?
39:41
June 4, 2019
Monday June 3rd 4pm
Why do school districts pay tax on certain items even though they are non-profits, and could not pay that tax save millions.  There is movement at the top of the nominee chain for the Democrats, who has moved and why?
39:38
June 4, 2019
Friday May 31st 3pm
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center discuss the implications 30 days after session and proviso bills.
38:34
June 1, 2019
Friday May 31st 4pm
The Sanctuary State law is getting a response from Sheriffs around the State.  Why is our moral compass all of a sudden shifting again, and the Donkey of Shame!
39:36
June 1, 2019
Thursday May 30 3pm
From 31 to 5....that's how many applicants are in so far for the Kennewick City Council Position vacated by the death of Steve Young.  We discuss of that makes it easier or harder to fill.
39:43
May 31, 2019
Thursday May 30th 4pm
People are leaving Spokane, not Seattle, in droves......why?  The President announced new tariff on Mexico to try and quell the immigration problem.....and some randomness.
39:38
May 31, 2019
Wednesday May 29th 3pm
The Mueller press conference, the fallout, and what follows.
39:42
May 30, 2019
Wednesday May 29th 4pm
The Mueller press conference pt.2 and schools are looking to cut with some facing a budget crunch.  The question is what , where, and how?
39:34
May 30, 2019
Tuesday May 28th 3pm
Todd Meyers, Environmental Director with the Washington Policy Center, discusses how the State is going in Carbon reverse, which isn't what the Governor has been preaching.  The WHO has now recognized burnout as a medical affliction.....huh?
39:37
May 29, 2019
Tuesday May 28th 4pm
Michael Wolff has another new book out about the President and it is already being plagued by claims of inaccuracy.  The questions around RBG being notoriously MIA.
39:37
May 29, 2019
Friday May 24th 3pm
The meaning of Memorial Day......what the battle over President Trump's financials and the unsealing of 2016's surveillance information really means.
39:39
May 25, 2019
Friday May 24th 4pm
Gov. Jay Inslee has qualified for the Dem debate stage, does it matter and will you watch?  The Donkey of Shame strolls through town?
39:46
May 25, 2019
Thursday May 23rd 3pm
the Washington State Legislative Ethics commission rules on lawmakers private social media use and what isn;t q violation, plus how social media and work mix like oil and water.
39:39
May 25, 2019
Thursday May 23rd 4pm
Does an endorsement by a party in a non p-partisan race effect the way you vote?
39:38
May 25, 2019
Wednesday May 22nd 3pm
The decision on the process for filling the vacant Kennewick City Council seat has been revealed.  Nick Straley Attorney with Columbia Legal Services joins us to discuss the results of their study on deaths of incarcerated individuals in jails in Washington State
39:19
May 24, 2019
Wednesday May 22nd 4pm
The Homeless situation in Seattle and how other communities can prepare for the influx of homelessness that comes with the change in season.
39:37
May 24, 2019
Tuesday May 21st 4pm
Discussing the options for the vacant Kennewick City Council seat and the importance of optics plus a presentation was given to the Benton County Commissioners on the Public Safety Tax.
39:39
May 24, 2019
Tuesday May 21st 3pm
Paul Guppy, VP of research for the Washington Policy Center, discusses the impact of the budget signed by Gov. Inslee 
39:39
May 24, 2019
Monday May 20th 3pm
Should there be qualification to run for office and if so what?
39:41
May 21, 2019
Monday May 20th 4pm
22 in the Field and one running away with the nomination already.  Is Joe Biden's early lead good for the Dems?  Why has the abortion argument become front and center again and why didn't we see it coming?
39:38
May 21, 2019
Friday May 17th 3pm
The end of filing week is here....a run down of the races and what matters to you when voting for someone in a local race?
39:43
May 18, 2019
Friday may 17th 4pm
Kennewick Mayor Don Britain remembers former Mayor Steve Young after his passing Thursday evening.  The final run down of candidates who have filed for local office and the Donkey of Shame!
39:39
May 18, 2019
Thursday May 16th 3pm
Pasco Immigration Attorney Eamonn Roach discusses the immigration situation and how the President's plans may or may not impact it.  What are the real issues and common sense solution that will never be accepted.
39:41
May 17, 2019
Thursday May16th 4pm
The UW campus rape list creator talks about her creation anonymously while placing names of individuals on her list that may or may not be guilty of anything.  Residents in Seattle are finally noticing they might have a public safety issue.
39:41
May 17, 2019
Wednesday May 15th 3pm
Yakima City Manager Cliff Moore joins us to discuss the use of McCormick Air Center by I.C.E. for deportation flights.  The President announces a new plan and approach to immigration and it's a 180 degree spin.
39:38
May 16, 2019
Wednesday May 15th 4pm
The Alabama Abortion law.  What to know and why it was signed.
39:37
May 16, 2019
Tuesday May 14th 3pm
Former Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker discuss his career, what 2020 may bring, and what his future holds.  Washington State jumps in to the Healthcare market, but single payer it is not and how could it become the best option between public and private.
39:35
May 15, 2019
Tuesday May 14th 4pm
Kennewick Police Chief Ken Hohenberg joins us to discuss the successful multi-agency sweeps that netted over a dozen gang related arrests.  We discuss the liberal dysfunction when it comes to Sanctuary policies.
39:40
May 15, 2019
Monday May 13th 3pm
Energy Northwest CEO Brad Sawadski joins us to discuss the bright future for Nuclear in the clean energy climate and States that want to force a Presidential Candidate to release tax returns may be on the wrong side of the argument.
40:12
May 15, 2019
Monday May 13th 4pm
Candidate filing week is upon...do you think you have what it takes to run?  Apple is the first to fall short to the in session SCOTUS in a case that may redefine an area of commerce.
39:38
May 15, 2019
Friday May 10th 4pm
Remembering Moms this Mother's Day weekend.  Former Kennewick High and current European Pro Basketball Player Bryce Leavitt joins us to discuss his attempt at breaking a Guinness record...with the communities help......and the Donkey Of Shame styles and profiles.
39:39
May 11, 2019
Friday May 10th 3pm
Candidate filing week is fast approaching, do you have what it takes to run for local office?????
39:46
May 11, 2019
Thursday May 9th 3pm
Why are we not hearing identifying information about the Colorado shooters?  Maybe because it goes against the narrative.....and why race is still being brought in to visiting the White House...one writer wants white athletes to explain why they are going.
39:46
May 10, 2019
Thursday May 9th 4pm
Talking about the impact recently released Seahawks Doug Baldwin and Kam Chancellor had on the team's Super Bowl runs and how do you describe The Tri-Cities tot hose who haven;t heard of it.
39:38
May 10, 2019
Wednesday May 8th 3pm
Deputy Chief Ken Roske from Pasco PD discusses the CALEA National Accreditation received by the department.  The continued clash of personalities on the Kennewick City Council.
39:38
May 9, 2019
Wednesday May 8th 4pm
Dysfunction in local government and the train wreck that is Capitol Hill
39:43
May 9, 2019
Tuesday May 7th 3pm
The Benton County Commissioners were presented with a request to amend the Public Safety Tax....we discuss their response.....and what the hang up is about fire districts.
39:39
May 8, 2019
Tuesday May 7th 4 pm
David Blake, co-founder of vice.run joins us to discuss the concept of voting for the Vice-president separate from the President of the united States, then we discuss the fallout....
39:38
May 8, 2019
Monday May 6th 3pm
With nearly $13 million in unspent surplus, should the Public Safety Tax be amended to include Fire Districts in Benton County and allow them the ability to apply for those funds?
39:37
May 7, 2019
Monday May 6th 4pm
How would living in a currency-less society work and which nation is moving in that direction.  We then discuss currency as a whole a propose who should be on what.
39:33
May 7, 2019
Friday May 3rd 3pm
The Governor rolled out his Presidential Climate Change aspirations and do they ever stink plus Paul Guppy with the Washington Policy Center joins us to talk tax fall out after the session.
39:36
May 6, 2019
Friday May 3rd 4pm
The sad case of Facebook censorship, Laura Loomer, and why the left is so triggered......plus The Donkey of Shame rides off!
39:38
May 6, 2019
Thursday May 2nd 3pm
The Federal Department of HHS announces a new rule to prevent SEIU and other public service unions from skimming off Medicaid dollars that rightfully go to in home care givers.  Erin Shannon from the Washington Policy Center joins us to discuss.  Facebook goes on another banning spree as free speech is again targeted by the social media giant.
39:38
May 3, 2019
Thursday May 2nd 4pm
King County's prosecuting attorney says he will no longer charge those resisting arrest if the commit an act of violence against an officer in that process.  What message does that send to police and the community?
39:50
May 3, 2019
Wednesday May 1st 3pm
The needle exchange presentation at the Kennewick City Council Workshop still raises more questions than it provides answers
39:39
May 2, 2019
Wednesday May 1st 4pm
Could an automated instruction program being used by some Seattle schools open the door for teacherless classrooms?
39:37
May 2, 2019
Tuesday April 30 3pm
The latest on why the "Mad Dog" left D.C. and if it came down to Inslee vs Ferguson for Governor in 2020, who would get your vote?
39:37
May 1, 2019
Tuesday April 30 4pm
Bruce Speight with Environment Washington discusses his groups thoughts on the $750,000 study to tear down the Snake River Dams and your response to it.
39:39
May 1, 2019
Monday April 23 3pm
Breaking down the end of the State Legislative session....Rep. Mary Dye 9th District Pomeroy joins us to discuss the session as well.
39:32
April 30, 2019
Monday April 29 4pm
Sheriff Jerry Hatcher and Michele Gerber with the Benton Franklin Recovery Coalition discuss the advocacy groups goals......Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center joins us a day after Sine Die to review the legislative session.
39:28
April 30, 2019
Friday April 26th 4pm
Chairman of the Washington State Republican Party, Caleb Heimlich, talks about their upcoming seminar in the Tri-Cities, the search for a GOP candidate for GOV and his thoughts on the session thus far, more NFL Draft talk, and the Donkey of Shame.
39:39
April 27, 2019
Friday April 26th 3pm
WA State Legislative Rep. Tina Orwall 33rd Des Moines, pops in to discuss her bill that will increase the processing of rape kits in the State labs and David Boze from the Washington Policy Center talks sessions, budget, and the lack of transparency.
39:40
April 27, 2019
Thursday April 23 3pm
Creepy Uncle Joe joins the Royal Rumble, otherwise known as the Democratic Presidential Primary and why the State Legislature doesn't listen to you.
39:37
April 27, 2019
Thursday April 23 4pm
Pasco City Councilman talks about the passage of a bill that would allow the city to vreate it's own PFD, paving the way building an aquatic center in the city and previewing the first round of the NFL Draft.
39:37
April 27, 2019
Wednesday April 24th 3pm
US Supreme Court listens to oral arguments on the citizenship question for the 2020 Census and why it matters.
39:45
April 25, 2019
Wednesday April 24th 4pm
A school district is teaching pedophilia a a sexual orientation, is there anything the left doesn't want to decriminalize?
39:40
April 25, 2019
Tuesday April 23rd 3pm
State Senator from the 16th Legislative District Maureen Walsh joins us to discuss her comments regarding nurses and the situation around it,  Bernie Sanders thinks convicted felons should vote no matter what....well should they?
40:21
April 24, 2019
Tuesday April 23rd 4pm
Ashley Gross with KNKX is Seattle joins us to discuss her story about School Districts around the State manipulating graduation rates.  Two Connecticut lawmakers challenge each other to pee in a cup, and The Richland School District gets around to that Chromebook problem 18 months later
39:41
April 24, 2019
Monday April 22nd 3pm
State Rep from the 16th Legislative District Skyler Rude, joins the show to discuss the budget battle and how his mentor, Sen Maureen Walsh, became a National News story for all the wrong reasons.
39:43
April 23, 2019
Monday April 22nd 4pm
State Sen.  Maureen Walsh made nurses rather unhappy and State Rep. Matt Shea has made Dems rather unhappy.  Plus, why no one is calling the bombings on Easter Sunday what they actually are.
39:34
April 23, 2019
Friday April 19th 3pm
State Senator and Senate Minority Leader Mark Schoesler gives us the latest from Olympia and which of the Christian holidays do you think is the holiest in the faith?
39:43
April 20, 2019
Friday April 19th 4pm
The Go Team Dog Therapy Organization joins the show plus Kennewick Mayor Don Britain discusses what led to the censure of City Councilman John Trumbo.
39:38
April 20, 2019
Thursday April 18th 3pm
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center joins us to break some big news regarding tax litigation with the City of Seattle.  The anti vax movement gets dealt a blow in the State.
40:14
April 19, 2019
Thursday April 18th 4pm
Mueller report reactions....is there really too much money in politics and if we took it out what would things look like?
39:36
April 19, 2019
Wednesday April 17th 3pm
Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman discussion the Electoral College at the State level and the fallout from the Bi-County Dept. of health meeting regarding Needle exchanges.
39:50
April 18, 2019
Wednesday April 17th 4pm
More fallout from the needle exchange discussion at the Bi-County Dept. of Health Meeting and Censured Kennewick City Councilman John Trumbo joins the show to discuss why he was censured.
39:38
April 18, 2019
Tuesday April 16th 3pm
What would make it easier for you to attend a city government meeting?  Russell Wilson just got paid.
41:08
April 17, 2019
Tuesday April 16th 4pm
More on Russell Wilson's new deal with the Seahawks, the tragedy at Notre Dame, and The President's new idea for Sanctuary Cities.
39:36
April 17, 2019
Monday April 15th 3pm
The needle exchange in Kennewick is moving....but to where.....and will there be as much negativity surrounding it.
39:39
April 16, 2019
Monday April 15th 4pm
State Treasurer Duane Davidson joins the show to discuss the idea of a State Bank, Capital Gains taxes, the Rainy Day Fund, and being Governor for the weekend plus more on the moving of the needle exchange in Kennewick.
39:37
April 16, 2019
Friday April 12th 3pm
Jason Mercier with the Washington Policy Center brings us the latest from the Legislative Session in Olympia
39:41
April 13, 2019
Friday April 12th 4pm
Director of the Public Works Dept for the City of Kennewick, Cary Roe, joins us to discuss roads, thei spast winter, and the transition to repairing after a rough winter.  plus the Donkey of Shame!
39:38
April 13, 2019
Thursday April 11th 3pm
The arrest of Julian Assange and what it means.
39:38
April 13, 2019
Thursday April 11th 4pm
Lawmakers don't like to listen and a Washington State Appellate Court all but said Eco-terrorism is ok if you have a good reason.
39:36
April 13, 2019
Wednesday April 10th 4pm
9th District Legislators Mary Dye - Pomeroy, and Joe Schmick - Colfax, talk about the newest assault being made on the Snake River Dams.  Plus Robb starts making laws to affect the West Side since they like to make laws affecting us.
39:41
April 11, 2019
Wednesday April 10th 3pm
Pro Football Hall of Famer, Seahawk legend, and keynote Speaker at The Franklin County Republican's Lincoln Day Dinner at the Pasco Red Lion Friday Night May 3rd, Steve Largent joins the show.  Guaranteed 1st Rounder in the upcoming NFL Draft Nick Bosa, deleted a bunch of old tweets...why?
40:40
April 11, 2019
Tuesday April 9th 3pm
Should Benton County, along with other local municipalities, buy back land from the Army Corps of Engineers along the shoreline to use for development purposes or should they stay out of real estate?
39:13
April 10, 2019
Tuesday April 9th 4pm
The battle over reparations is being revived......why?
39:22
April 10, 2019
Monday April 8th 3pm
Rep. Bill Jenkin from the 16th Legislative District joins us in studio to discuss the session thus far and how things are looking for his bills as we approach budget time.
39:39
April 10, 2019
Monday April 8th 4pm
More turnover in the Trump cabinet but it's not yet at historic proportions and how the minimum wage increases have impacted States around the Country.
39:35
April 10, 2019
Wednesday April 3rd 3pm
A Yakima City Councilwoman is pulled off of committee assignments for six months after "Controversial" statements.  Was she censured or censored?
39:33
April 10, 2019
Wednesday April 3rd 4pm
Gov. Inslee's campaign and what are all these network Townhalls designed to do?  Plus Howard Schultz still mulling a run.
39:38
April 10, 2019
Friday April 5th 3pm
Jason Mercier from the Washington Policy Center joins us to discuss what is passing and failing in Olympia and how heavy the tax fight is going to get.
39:35
April 10, 2019
Thursday April 4th 3pm
The latest on the Kennewick Needle exchange and OSPI suffers a big defeat in Olympia at the hands of his own party.
39:37
April 10, 2019
Thursday April 4th 4pm
Discussing the Kennewick City Council Meeting from April 2nd and that the controversy surrounding the needle exchange program is far from over.
39:34
April 9, 2019
Tuesday April 2nd 3pm
Dems in the Senate want to lose the Electoral College and Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley is one of them, but should the electoral process be used at the State level?
39:42
April 3, 2019
Tuesday April 2nd 4pm
How tough are the regs on marijuana and could they be loosening?  SCOTUS rules on a death penalty case and gives proponents hope.
39:37
April 3, 2019
Monday April 1st 3pm
Legislative Representative from the 9th District, Joe Schmick, discuss the budget process and other goings on in Olympia, we recognize Gov. Jay Inslee Integrity Day, and why are men between 18-30 no less interested in sex than previous generations?
39:26
April 2, 2019
Monday April 1st 4pm
What do you not know about your friendly neighborhood needle exchange and are the RCWs governing it contradictory?
39:38
April 2, 2019
Friday March 30th 3pm
Jason Mercier from the Washington Policy Center joins the show.  Was the family of slain Kittitas County Deputy Thompson within their right to ask the Governor not to attend the service?
40:39
April 1, 2019
Friday March 30th 4pm
Is the Richland School District doing away with Special Ed?  The Donkey of Shame.
40:24
April 1, 2019
Thursday March 28th 3pm
The WTO declares Boeing is indeed receiving unfair benefits because of it's tax break in Washington State.  What does the decision mean?
39:39
March 29, 2019
Thursday March 28th 4pm
More on the Boeing decision from the WTO, Opening day of the MLB season, and could you imagine if the sign said "White Press Only"?
39:39
March 29, 2019
Wednesday March 27th 3pm
Washington State is raising the age of tobacco and vaping products to 21 and why it won't change anything.  The east/west divide continues to grow.
39:39
March 28, 2019
Wednesday March 27th 4pm
Would you end a friendship or relationship over politics?
39:24
March 28, 2019
Tuesday March 26th 3pm
The drug addiction epidemic and where should we be focusing our efforts.
39:40
March 27, 2019
Tuesday March 26th 4pm
The president wants to get back to the moon in the next 5 years and to do more than just plant a flag.  The Jussie Smollet case is dropped in Chicago, but who was behind it?
39:39
March 27, 2019
Monday March 25th 3pm
Washington State Dems lay out their budget for the biennium with additional revenue in the forecast and a desire for additional taxes.
39:42
March 26, 2019
Monday March 26th 4pm
The fall out from the Mueller report.......who wins, loses, and what comparisons can be made to the Ken Starr report?
39:36
March 26, 2019
The Bottom Line 4PM Hour Fri 3/22/19
The announcement that the Mueller Investigation has concluded and the DOJ has the full report comes out late on a Friday afternoon, on the first weekend of the NCAA basketball tournament. Why are they trying to bury this? And, Jimmy Kimmel is Ed's choice to ride the Donkey of Shame for saying his Alma Mater, Gonzaga University, does not exist.
39:23
March 23, 2019
The Bottom Line 3PM Hour 3/22/19
Jason Mercier from the WA Policy Center joins the show for the entire hour, talking about the goings-on in Olympia, from the budget proposals being released next week, to title-only bills, to a bill to make the T-Rex the State Dinosaur (no kidding).
39:15
March 23, 2019
The Bottom Line 4PM Hour 03/21/19
It's 2019, be we are still debating whether or not to ban the book "Huckleberry Finn" in some parts of this country. What would Ed do if he taught a class using this book in the lesson plan? And, Chief Investigator for the Washington chapter of MUFON, Daniel Nims, talks about some of the major UFO cases in the state's history and how many cases he's looked at are truly unexplained.
39:05
March 22, 2019
The Bottom Line 3PM Hour 03/21/19
Dana Bieber from "Affordable Fuel Washington" talks about why the Low-Carbon Fuel Standards being debated in Olympia is a bad idea that's doomed to fail. Florida lawmakers want to go after people who leave their animals behind during evacuating a disaster.
39:22
March 21, 2019
The Bottom Line 4pm Hour 03/20/19
Updating the Amber Alert in WA and OR. 10-Nampa, ID girl eventually found safe in Cheney, WA, her mother taken into custody. Should public, elected officials block people from their public social media platforms?
39:58
March 21, 2019
The Bottom Line 3pm Hour 3/20/19
Amber Alert for a 10-year-old Nampa, ID girl unlawfully taken by her mother. West Richland Police Chief Ben Majetic weighs in on the tragic shooting death of a Kittitas County Sheriffs deputy Tuesday night.
39:32
March 21, 2019
Monday, March 18, 2019 4PM
President Trump wants to cut Hanford funding for 2020. Will this force the DOE to be more efficient, or cause a negative reverberation throughout the area? Nurses at Kadlec want higher wages, better paid leave...and more security at the hospital.
39:16
March 19, 2019
Monday, March 18, 2019 3PM
Rep. Mary Dye (R-Pomeroy) joins to show to talk about the good, the bad and the ugly in Olympia. Discussion on how best to improve the high number of special education drop-outs in the WA.
39:07
March 19, 2019
Friday March 15th 3pm
The Washington Policy Center's Economic Guru Todd Meyer talks climate bills in the State Legislature and their impact on your wallet.  Tragedy in New Zealand.
40:33
March 16, 2019
Friday March 15th 4pm
The President uses the veto pen for the first time in his 26 1/2 months in office and the Donkey of Shame struts it's stuff.
39:42
March 16, 2019
Thursday March 14th 4pm
Washington State Senate authorizes a study to move to a single payer healthcare system that would eliminate all private insurance in the State.
39:40
March 15, 2019
Thursday March 14th 3pm
The manufacturer of Oxycontin is considering bankruptcy die to the number of lawsuits it faces over the opioid epidemic.....but are they really to blame?
39:41
March 15, 2019
Wednesday March 13th 4pm
Should Universities that accept federal money also accept some of the responsibility regarding student loans and the increasing debt rate?
39:42
March 14, 2019
Wednesday March 13th 3pm
Oregon and Washington State legislatures discussing bills that would require the teaching of the Holocaust in public schools.
39:25
March 14, 2019
Tuesday March 12th 4pm
AG Bob Ferguson's one prong approach to the opioid epidemic and the College scandal to end all scandals.
39:39
March 13, 2019
Tuesday March 12th 3pm
Debating the State Senate's attempt to pass a Constitutional Amendment that would allow School Bonds to pass with a simple majority instead of 60 percent of the vote.
39:39
March 13, 2019
Monday March 11th 4pm
A Federal Judge rules some college athletes can receive more compensation, but not in the form of cash and which Democratic hopefuls for 2020 are in, out, or under attack?
39:41
March 12, 2019
Monday March 11th 3pm
Featuring 8th legislative District representative Matt Boehnke and should drug testing be a part of receiving welfare and food stamps?
39:39
March 12, 2019
Friday March 8th 2019 4pm
Featuring Dr. Jeff Allgaier and Dr. Kenneth Egli from ideal option discussing their involvement with the needle exchange program in Kennewick.
40:53
March 11, 2019
Friday March 8th 2019 3pm
Featuring Jason Mercier from the Washington Policy Center talking about the current Washington State Legislative session.
39:19
March 11, 2019
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