Category Archives: CNN Politics

The US hits a grim new record as Trump continues to preach optimism

The US hits a grim new record as Trump continues to preach optimism

The US is now the world leader in coronavirus infections, with more than 100,000 as of Friday. That includes more than 25,000 in New York City, where hospitals are already overwhelmed. Yet it is impossible to reconcile the messages being blasted to the country on competing platforms by President Donald Trump, on the one hand,…MORE

5 takeaways from Joe Biden’s CNN town hall on the coronavirus response

5 takeaways from Joe Biden’s CNN town hall on the coronavirus response

Joe Biden during a CNN town hall Friday night detailed how he’d respond to the coronavirus pandemic. From a remote feed in his home in Wilmington, Delaware, Biden said he starts his mornings with back-to-back briefings on the health and economic fallout of the pandemic — and that he is regularly speaking with governors who…MORE

Fact check: Trump makes another round of misstatements during coronavirus briefing

Fact check: Trump makes another round of misstatements during coronavirus briefing

Inaccuracies about the stock market. Baffling statements about a closed GM plant. Stating you can call coronavirus the flu. President Donald Trump on Friday continued the false and misleading claims that have become a part of White House briefings on coronavirus, wrapping up a week in which the number of confirmed cases across the country…MORE

The week in 15 headlines

The week in 15 headlines

This week, President Donald Trump set an ambitious (and some say unrealistic) timeline to open the country back up by Easter, while the Senate and House moved at lightning speed to pass the largest economic stimulus bill in US history. Monday Fauci on Trump: ‘I can’t jump in front of the microphone and push him…MORE

10 leaders who mattered most on the coronavirus response this week

10 leaders who mattered most on the coronavirus response this week

Each week during the nationwide fight against the coronavirus, I am looking at 10 leaders — usually politicians but not exclusively — whose voices matter to addressing the pandemic and working to find solutions to get the country through this. (You can see last week’s list here.) My latest list is below. And worth noting:…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…