Category Archives: CNN Politics

Trump asks Supreme Court to block House subpoenas to banks for financial documents

Trump asks Supreme Court to block House subpoenas to banks for financial documents

President Donald Trump asked the Supreme Court on Friday to put on hold House subpoenas requesting his financial documents from two banks in the latest case concerning Trump’s personal records to reach the high court. Trump’s personal lawyers called the subpoenas “extraordinarily broad” and said they “target financial institutions that the President, his businesses, and…MORE

Newly released illustrations depict post-9/11 torture techniques

Newly released illustrations depict post-9/11 torture techniques

Newly released illustrations drawn this year by Guantanamo Bay detainee Abu Zubaydah depict in graphic detail how he was tortured in 2002 at a Central Intelligence Agency detention “black site,” according to his civilian lawyer. The illustrations were released in a report written by Zubaydah’s lawyer, Seton Hall University School of Law Professor Mark Denbeaux…MORE

US announces sanctions on leaders of Iran-backed militias in Iraq for protestor killings

US announces sanctions on leaders of Iran-backed militias in Iraq for protestor killings

The US announced sanctions Friday on the Iraqi leaders of three Iran-backed militias for killing dozens of innocent civilians who were protesting economic conditions and foreign interference in their country. The State Department’s senior official on Middle East affairs condemned Iran’s interference in Iraqi affairs as he announced the sanctions. Assistant Secretary of State David…MORE

Virginia counties move to become ‘Second Amendment sanctuaries’

Virginia counties move to become ‘Second Amendment sanctuaries’

Less than a month after the Democratic takeover of the Virginia state legislature, nearly half the state’s counties have passed resolutions in support of Second Amendment rights. This week, Surrey and Craig counties declared themselves “Second Amendment” sanctuaries, joining the more than 40 counties across the state that have passed such resolutions in recent weeks.…MORE

Booker says he was ‘taken aback’ by Bloomberg calling him ‘well-spoken’

Booker says he was ‘taken aback’ by Bloomberg calling him ‘well-spoken’

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker said Friday he was “taken aback” by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg calling him “well-spoken,” and said Bloomberg played into a tired trope about African Americans. “It’s sort of stunning at times that we are still revisiting these sort of tired, you know, tropes or the language we…MORE

Donald Trump now has an obvious path to a second term

Donald Trump now has an obvious path to a second term

The latest economic numbers — 266,000 jobs created in November, unemployment at a 50-year low — make one thing very clear: President Donald Trump has a path to win a second term next year. Yes, you can quibble about whether the strong November report or the upward revisions in job gains for the last two…MORE

North Carolina Republican won’t seek reelection after congressional map redrawn

North Carolina Republican won’t seek reelection after congressional map redrawn

North Carolina Republican Rep. George Holding announced Friday that he will not seek reelection, saying in a statement that “newly redrawn congressional districts were part of the reason” for his decision. Holding, who represents the state’s second congressional district, has served in Congress since 2013 and is a member of the House Budget, Ethics and…MORE

Blogs

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

2018 High School Football Review: Week 1 (AUDIO)

It was a wild night in the Tennessee Valley. Storms raged as teams tried to complete their Week 1 games. Join Cowboy and Coca-Cola Red Zone Sideline Reporter Jeff Cate as they discuss the wet and wild action of Week 1 High School Football.

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

WATCH: Superbowl Commercial Favorites

Check out some of our favorite Superbowl commercials! Amazon, “Alexa Loses Her Voice” (BTW, you can listen to WGOW-FM on Alexa by saying, “Alexa, enable the Talk One Oh Two Point Three skill!” and to WGOW-AM by saying, “Alexa, enable the News W-G-O-W skill!”) NFL, “Touchdown Celebrations to Come” Budweiser, “Stand By You” Doritos, “DORITOS BLAZE…

Did you miss that pink sky?

Did you miss that pink sky?

On Monday, there was a proliferation of “pink sky” shots sent in by listeners.  Followed by obligatory, condescending “explanation of phenomenon” by meteorologists.  Best example I’ve ever seen…lasted 5 mins, or so at Henson’s Gap/Lewis Chapel Mtn., overlooking Dunlap, Tn.  Launch ramp of “Tennessee TreeToppers” hanggliding club.  

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

Bill B Blog 08.24.17

I boycotted the NFL for 2 years.   And I had a good reason….not faux-outrage from the right nor the left. But I digress. I hear the calls for protests…for boycotts of the NFL over Colin Kaepernick’s not being signed by any NFL team as quarterback.  They say it’s because of the former 49’ers QB’s…