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Stories and news that affect us all

    Leid Stories--As A Billionaire Republican-Turned Democrat Running for President in 2020, How Do Rate Mike Bloomberg's Campaign So Far?--01.28.20

    Leid Stories--As A Billionaire Republican-Turned Democrat Running for President in 2020, How Do Rate Mike Bloomberg's Campaign So Far?--01.28.20

    Former national security adviser John Bolton's book, "The Room Where It Happened," isn't even out yet but it's causing shockwaves--and in a trial in which he's not a witness and probably won't be, even though he's willing to testify.
    Republicans are all-out blocking Democrats from getting Bolton and other potential witnesses to testify about his firsthand knowledge of Trump's questionable "quid-pro-quo" dealings with Ukraine and other countries.
    Bolton, who has said he will testify if subpoenaed, is seen as a lynchpin in the legal case against Trump. 
    Chief Justice John Roberts has not yet ruled on whether witness testimony will be allowed in Trump's  impeachment trial. But Leid Stories asks: Should witnesses arbitrarily be barred from testifying in a trial--particularly a trial concerning crimes allegedly committed by the president of the United States?

    • 51 min
    Leid Stories--Remembering NBA Great Kobi Bryant; Will Witnesses Be Allowed to Testify Against Trump?-01.27.2020

    Leid Stories--Remembering NBA Great Kobi Bryant; Will Witnesses Be Allowed to Testify Against Trump?-01.27.2020

     Kobe Bryant, 8 Others Die in Copter Crash:  Investigations continue into what caused a helicopter to crash yesterday morning in a marshy field in Calabasas, Los Angeles, killing all aboard -- including NBA phenom Kobe Bryant, 41, and his 13-year-old daughter Gianna.
    Also on the copter's manifest were John Altobelli, head baseball coach at Orange Coast College; his wife Keri; and their daughter Alyssa.
    The pilot and three others were not yet identified.

    • 56 min
    Leid Stories--It's 'Free Your Mind Friday,' Our Weekly Open Forum. What Are Your Thoughts About This Crazy Week?--01.24.2020

    Leid Stories--It's 'Free Your Mind Friday,' Our Weekly Open Forum. What Are Your Thoughts About This Crazy Week?--01.24.2020

    You're cordially invited to join us in our unscripted weekly forum, where you take the conversation where you want it to go. Choose a topic about which you have a considered opinion (taking care to avoid middle-of-the-road thinking), then let's hear you opine. 

    • 54 min
    Leid Stories--It's Cold Outside, But This Issue Might Warm You Up--01.22.2020

    Leid Stories--It's Cold Outside, But This Issue Might Warm You Up--01.22.2020

    In light of currents events and developments, Leid Stories listeners tackle a timely  question: Is the U.S. political/electoral system viable in our dramatically changed society?  

    • 58 min
    Leid Stories--If we really value and apply the teachings of the Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr--01.20.20

    Leid Stories--If we really value and apply the teachings of the Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr--01.20.20

    If we really value and apply the teachings of the Rev Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and emulate the spirit of his work, what can we show as evidence of our gratitude and our progress? 
     

    • 57 min
    Leid Stories--Trump and The Impeachers Appearing Soon in the Senate; Who So Far Deserves Your 2020 Vote?--01.16.20

    Leid Stories--Trump and The Impeachers Appearing Soon in the Senate; Who So Far Deserves Your 2020 Vote?--01.16.20

    The upcoming impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in the Senate. How do you think it will go? And which candidate, if any, has your attention?

    • 58 min

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Leid Stories

Perhaps the most thought-provoking political show on air. Hands-down, the one that most requires you to think. With her broad understanding of the current issues, Utrice Leid won’t simply give the answers away. But you do walk away with some of the best analysis that independent media always provides while demanding audience participation. The anti-mainstream!

venice dreamer ,

Journalism A+

Ms. Leid has quite a talent for getting her listeners to think about and analyze a situation. She offers a unique point of view, and tends to point out the not so obvious (or the obvious), that most do not see. She also feels that people need to speak to one another and not at each other. One can see that she values the art of listening. Her ‘let’s agree to disagree’ philosophy is a breath of fresh air. Love the show!

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