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Friday, May 29th, 2015

 

Chad Livengood - Capital Reporter - The Detroit News recounts the highlights of the policy conference

 

Ron Pioch - with the Knights of Columbus and the Board Michigan Charitable Gaming Association discusses legislation on gambling for charity

 

Michael LaFaive - Director of the Morey Fiscal Policy Initiative for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy talks about a study revealing the Pure Michigan ad campaign is losing us money

 

Allan Saxe - Political Science Professor - University of Texas at Arlington discusses Jeb Bush's viit to Michigan and why he has not yet put his hat in the ring

 

Marie C. Leger - Professor of Dermatology at NYU shares a survey of some people having bad reactions to tattoos

 

Captail Tim Hooey - Local Council 20 Government Affairs Committee Chairman speaks about the United Emirates and Catar affecting air line job numbers here the U.S.

 

Cevin Soling - Author of "The Student Resistance Handbook" tells us why he believes modern schools are modeled after prisons

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

 

Ray Holman - UAW Local 6000 Legislative Liaison discusses new the state budget and major financial cuts that are coming to the Department of Health and Human Services.

 

Matt Mencarini – Lansing State Journal Reporter speaks on John Kelsey case in which he was charged with killing Officer Grant Whitaker during a high speed chase.

 

Mike Green – President of UAW Local 652 speaks on plans of building new Cameros here in Lansing at the GM Plant.

 

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality discusses the police brutality case in Inkster, MI, in which Floyd Dent was assaulted by Officer William Melendez .

 

Dr. Pamela Smith - Health and Wellness expert discusses how Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, and other fast food resturants are getting rid of chemicals that maybe harmful in their food.

 

Patrick Murray – Author of “Government if the Problem “ – gopatrickmurray.com

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

 

Bert Johnson – State Senator (D) – Detroit talks about Chamber Policy Conference happening on Mackinac Island.

 

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com discusses FIFA scandal.

 

Liz Kirkwood - Executive Director of FLOW (For Love of Water)                  

 

Martha Rhodes – Author of “3,000 Pulses Later: A Memoir of Surviving Depression Without Medication”   - 3000pulseslater.com explains how she overcame depression with a form of therapy called TMS.

 

Dr. Lance Izumi - Senior Director of Education Studies at the Pacific Research Institute

 

Pamela N. Danziger – Author of “Putting the Luxe Back in Luxury” -unitymarketingonline.com discusses if milienials are being driven to buy into a luxury lifestyle.

 

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015

 

Brad Williams – Vice President of Government Relations for the Detroit Chamber talks about the Chamber Policy Conference happening currently on Mackinac Island

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with mlive.com & farmerweather.com offers predictions for summer temperatures

Aaron Foley - Freelance writer living in Detroit tells us why he believes the Chamber Policy Conference should take place in Detroit

Brandon Webb - Author of "Among Heroes: A U.S. Navy SEAL's True Story of Friendship, Heroism, and the Ultimate Sacrifice

Deb Hansen - Northern Michigan Resident who lives near the Straights of Mackinac discusses a demonstration she is part of that is concerned of oil leaking into the great lakes

Clark Hodges - Financial Strategist - www.hodgescapital.com discusses Charter announcing they will be buying Time Warner Cable

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

 

Steve Cook – Executive Director of the Midwest Outlaw Motorcycle Gang Investigators Association discusses the motorcycle gang fight that happened in Waco, TX and speaks on Outlaw motorcycle gang in Michigan.      

 

Jeff Williams - Chief Executive Officer of Public Sector Consultants discusses new poll on proposal 1.

 

Neeraj Vij – Central Michigan University Professor of molecular and cell biology speaks on the dangerous effects of E-Cigarettes.

 

Lance Binoniemi - Vice President of Government Affairs for MITA

 

Gary Sumner – Author of “From Fear to Freedom: WWII - Never Forget - Never Again” discusses his family heritage and his new book.

 

Tom Del Beccaro - Author of "The Divided Era: How We Got Here and the Keys to America's Reconcilation" he's running for Senator in California and discusses the issues he is going to tackle.

 

 

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

 

Andrew Thrasher -  Investment Analyst for Financial Enhancement Group – seeitmarket.com talks about record setting numbers for the stock market.

 

Steve Mitchell – Head of Mitchell Research and Communications discusses new poll on road funding.

 

Scott Miller – Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic & International Studies discusses Pacific Trade Agreement.

 

Devin McAuley - Michigan State University psychology professor talks about stuttering and how children can grow out of stuttering.

 

Alex Epstein – Author of “The Moral Case for Fossil Fuels” explains why we need to utilize fossil fuels.

 

Liz Peek - Columnist for FoxNews.com and The Fiscal Times discusses the negative side of bitcoin.

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

 

Andy Schor - (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing

 

Sarah Winchell Lenhoff - Director of Policy and Research - The Education Trust-Midwest explains why Michigan schools are doing so poorly according to the Michigan Achieve Report.

 

Camera Clifton - Political Strategist discusses Hilary Clinton and why she has been quiet for the last month and discusses if the Democractic party will need another candidate to run for President.

 

Diego Bonasatti - Michigan United speaks discusses protests held outside of Attorney General Bill Schuette's office.

 

Tim Hoke - Family Law Expert explains why increase social media use may be the cause for divorce couples.

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015

 

Earl Poleski – (R) State Representative - Jackson comments on a controversial and protested bill that he is advocating

Steven Ditmeyer - An MSU scholar and former federal railroad official discusses the train crash in Philly and what it would be like if a derailment were to occur in Michigan

Lois Demott – Member of Citizens for Prison Reform talks about how money may be saved by not keeping older inmates in prisons years beyond their release date

Brent Gardner - Vice President of Government Affairs at Americans for Prosperity

Dustin T. Duncan - Professor in the Department of Population Health at the New York University School of Medicine discusses a study showing many parents cannot tell when their children are overweight

Marina Cantacuzino – Author of “The Forgiveness Project”

Monday, May 18th, 2015

 

Barbara Levine - Citizens Alliance on Prisons and Public Spending discusses prison reform and sentence reductions

Dennis Louney - First Ward Commissioner for the Lansing Board of Water & Light talks about current developments with the BWL, post- Peter Lark

Kevin Mellott - Security Expert erase.com reports on a huge, violent biker gang fight at a restaurant in Texas 

Jim Hall - Former chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board talks about last weeks horrific train crash in Philly

Rick Jones - State Senator - Grand Ledge talks about legislation to deal with potential abuse of e-cigarettes by minors and abuse by powdered alcohol

Eric Blehm – Author of “L E G E N DA Harrowing Story from the Vietnam War of One Green Beret's Heroic Mission to Rescue a Special Forces Team Caught Behind Enemy Lines 

 

Friday, May 15th, 2015

 

Al Primo - TV News Pioneer & Creator of "Eye Witness News" format talks about the George Stephanopoulos scandal

 

Bert Johnson – State Senator (D) – Detroit

Deryn Strange Psychology Professor John Jay College of Criminal Justice discusses new research about the innaccuracy of witness' acounts of the details of a crime

Gordon Casey - Author of "The Cayman Edge: How to Set up a Cayman Fund" 

Jared Meyer - Author of “Disinherited: How Washington is Betraying America’s Young” talks about his book

Blaine Harden – Author of “The Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot” discusses recent developments in North Korea

Thursday, May 14th, 2015

 

Kevin Cotter – Michigan House Speaker discusses his new plan for road funding.

 

Steve Cook – President of the Michigan Education Association discusses new test that is replacing the MEAP, the M-STEP, and explains why teachers do not like the M-STEP.

 

Andy Arena – Executive Director of the Detroit Crime Comission

 

Dr. Molly Wagster - Neuroscientist at the National Institute on Aging gives tips on how to keep our brains sharp as we age.

 

Lisa Roose-Church - Staff Writer for  Livingston County Daily Press and Argus discusses a verdict in the Martin Zale case. Martin Zale was charged with killing Derek Flemming in a road rage incident.

 

Lowell Ponte - Author of The Great Withdrawal: How the Progressives’ 100-Year Debasement of America and the Dollar Ends

Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

 

Tim Greimel – Democratic State House Minority Leader speaks on new road funding plan that may generate billions without raising taxes.

 

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com discusses what deflate gate may do to Tom Brady's legacy and speaks on whether football would be better without a deflation rule.

 

Nick Schroeck - Director of the Transnational Environmental Law Clinic at Wayne State University discusses $75 million settlement reach in the Enbridge oil spoil case.

 

Matthew R. Drayton - Author of "Succeding While Black" discusses Baltimore and who in the community should be more accountable.

 

Gordon Chang – Author of “Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On The World”


Charles Leerhsen – Author of “TY COBB: A Terrible Beauty” discusses the life of Ty Cobb and he debunks some negative myths made about the legendary player.

Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

 

Saul Anuzis – Former Chairman of the Michigan Republican Party talks about heading the Michigan campaign for Ted Cruz

Jody Washington – Lansing City Council member discusses last night's council meeting

Kyle Melinn – Editor of MIRS – mirsnews.com comments on the story of a State senator firing a gun at his ex wife's car

Rick Jones - (R) State Senator - Grand Ledge speaks on current legislations happening in the state

Ross Greenstein - shares a study based on census data showing the best places to live as a millenial

Steve Malanga – Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute talks about his extensive research on pension funds

Monday, May 11th, 2015

 

Chad Livingood – Capital Reporter for the Detroit News talks about an incident involving a senator shooting at his ex-wife's car

Jim Townsend – (D) State Representative – Royal Oak discusses his push for state tax reform

Daniel Akbari - author of “HONOR KILLING” and “New Jihadists and Islam” speaks about the treatment of women in muslim culture

Mark Gurley - with The Oak Initiative – Michigan Chapter

Dr. Nicole Avena –  Author of “Why Diets Fail (Because You're Addicted to Sugar)” offers advice on a healthy diet

 

Friday, May 8th, 2015

 

Steve Beida – Democratic State Senator - Warren discusses helping former prisoners that were proven innocent.

 

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com speaks on deflategate and what it now means for Tom Brady and The Patriots.

 

Eric Schiffer - Chairman and CEO of Patriarch Equity, and DigitalMarketing.com

 

Drasko Kovrlija - former hedge fund manager and current trader/portfolio manager – seeitmarket.com speaks on a man from England that caused the Dow to drop 600 points in 2010.

 

Tom McMillin – Chairman of Concerned Taxpayers of Michigan discusses what will happen now since Proposal 1 was voted down.

 

Bret Miller – Director of the new movie “Some Are Born” gives a synopsis of his new movie and explains the process of how the movie was made.

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

 

Jared Burkhart - Executive Director of the Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers speaks on charter school teachers from Detroit planning to unionized and he gives stats on charter schools and how they compare to other public schools.

 

David Horowitz – Author of "The Black Book of the American Left - Volume IV: Islamo-Fascism and the War Against the Jews"

 

Peter Schweizer – Author of “Clinton Cash: The Untold Story of How and Why Foreign Governments and Businesses Helped Make Bill and Hillary Rich” 

 

Dr. Jay Kumar - Author of "Brain, Body, & Being" - DrJayKumar.com states that 58% of millionaires are not happy.

 

Martin Yate – Author of “Knock ‘Em Dead: The Ultimate Job Search Guide” discusses tips on how people should conduct themselves during a job interview.

Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

 

Carol Wood – Lansing City Councilmember

 

Lisa Roose-Church - Staff Writer for the Livingston County Daily Press & Argus discusses road rage incident in which a 69 year old man shot a father of 2 in the face on Sept 2nd.

 

Robert Muise - Co-Founder & Senior Counsel at the American Freedom Law Center speaks on foiled terrorist attack on an art gallery in Texas.

 

Wayne Allyn Root – Author of “The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide” -rootforamerica.com speaks on his battle with the IRS.

 

Chris Walsh - Managing Editor of the Factbook and Marijuana Business Daily discusses marijuana and if it may show up on the 2016 Ballot.

 

William Dann – Author of “Creating High Performers: 7 Questions to Ask Your Direct Reports”

Tuesday, May 5th, 2015

 

Kyle Melinn – Editor of MIRS – mirsnews.com discusses the polls wrapping up at 8pm today with Prop 1

Gil Torrez - Former FBI Special Agent speaks on the recent attempted terrorist attack down in Garland, Texas 

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality talks about a recent incident in Detroit involving an unarmed shooting

Ray Wang – Author of “DISRUPTING DIGITAL BUSINESSCreate an Authentic Experience in the Peer-to-Peer Economy” talks tech

Wendy Parmley – Author of “Hope after Suicide: One Woman’s Journey from Darkness to Light” discusses her book and coping with deep loss

Monday, May 4th, 2015

Bernie Porn – President of EPIC-MRA 

Kevin Melott - Terrorism Expert erase.com comments on the attempted terrorism in Garland, Texas

Larry Ruff – University of Michigan seismologist speaks on the bizaare Michigan earth quake this past weekend

Gadi Adelman - Counter-Terrorism Expert – gadiadelman.com discusses the social impact of the incident in Garland, Texas

Allan Saxe – Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington talks about Ben Carson's presidential candidacy

Catherine Sevcenko - Associate director of litigation - Foundation for Individual Rights in Education discusses a lawsuit against Western Michigan University

Friday, May 1st, 2015

 

Eric Hipple – Former Detroit Lions Quarterback discusses his bout with depression and how he handled the death of his son.

 

Brad Williams – V.P of Government Relations for The Detroit Regional Chamber discusses new poll on Proposal 1 and why he thinks it is important to vote yes on Proposal 1.

 

Tom Shields – President of Marketing Resource Group speaks on the delay of Matty Maroun's plan to build a new bridge between Detroit and Canada.

 

Bernard Kerik  - Former New York City Police Commissioner discusses the charges brought to the police officers responsible for Freddie Gray's death.

 

Rick Chambers - Michigan novelist and screenwriter – Capital City Comic Con talks about upcoming Comic Con being held in Haslett High school this weekend.

 

Lena Sisco – Former military interrogator and author of “You’re Lying” speaks on her time as an interrogator at Guatanamo Bay.

Thursday, April 30th, 2015

 

Bert Johnson – State Senator (D) – Detroit discusses the governor's plan for Detroit's education system.

 

Bill Dendy - CPA and Money Manager www.elitefm.net discusses study that found that people 85 and older die with little or no finances.

 

Drasko Kovrlija - former hedge fund manager and current trader/portfolio manager –seeitmarket.com

discusses stock market trends.

 

Bill AxinnResearch Professor - Population Studies Center at the University of Michigan explains how Nepal will recover from the devastation from the 7.8 magnitude earthquake that hit the country.

 

Tim Hoch - Legal Strategist - www.hochlawfirm.com

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

 

Miriam Aukerman – ACLU Attorney speaks on how individuals who were denied public assistance can re-apply since a judge ruled against the criminal justice disqualification program.

 

Dr. Matthew Davis - Chief medical executive for the Michigan Dept. of Comm. Health discusses a poll on how people feel about children using medical marijuana.

 

Jerry Ambrose – Emergency Manager for the City of Flint explains how Flint eradicated their buget deficit.

 

Wayne Allyn Root – Author of  “The Ultimate Obama Survival Guide” -rootforamerica.com

 

Phillip Hofmeister – President of Michigan Open Carry discusses the open carry gun rally that happened today at the capital and why his an advocate for open carry laws.

 

Lisa Ferentz  - Author of “Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope and Healing” speaks on her work with trauma patients.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

 

Jay Kaplan - ACLU of Michigan LGBT Project attorney discusses today's Supreme Court debate over same-sex marriage

Ken Davidson - Insurance Industry Expert - www.eagleinsured.com speaks on why our auto insurance rates are far too high

Brian Bouffard - Trial Attorney and Legal Strategist offers predictions for the trial of James Holmes

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality speaks live from a protest in Detroit over the shooting of a 19 year old by a law enforcement officer

Al Primo - TV News Pioneer talks about his history in broadcast news and Brian Williams possibly returning to reporting

Lynette Silva – Author of “The Power of Thanks” talks about the social recognition in the workplace increasing office efficiency

Monday, April 27th, 2015

Ben Glardon - State Representative - R-Owosso discusses road funding

Sandy Draggoo – CEO & Executive Director of CATA comes on the show to promote "Casual Commute Day"

Alan Baum – Principle at Baum and Associates 

Gary Miller – Author of “Go to War Against Fear & Doubt” speaks on how he believes all fear is imaginary

Rachel Docekal - Doctor with Origin Recovery Center talks about women in our society drink alchol more than ever

Kathleen Eisenhardt - Simple Rules discusses setting goals for better health

Friday, April 24th, 2015

 

Stephen Eide - Senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute's Center for State and Local Leadership

 

Cevin Soling - Author of the book "The War on Kids"

 

Bill MillerAuthor of "Microcosm Within" talks about the misconceptions in the interactions between the vast amount of microorganisms inside the human body

 

Dr. Sandeep JauharAuthor of “Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician” discusses his fear that doctors do not have enough evidence to diagnose patients illnesses.

 

Jessa Crispin - Editor of Bookslut.com discusses Tarot card reading

 

Lynne MartinAuthor of "Home Sweet Anywhere: How We Sold Our House, Created a New Life, and Saw the World" speaks on her travels throughout Europe and South America with her husband and her future plans to travel to Asia.

Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

 

Tony Paris – Attorney with the Sugar Law Center in Detroit

 

Dr. Andre Fredieu – Chief of Neurology at Carrick Brain Centers discusses settlement made between the NFL and former football players.

 

Clark Hodges - Financial Strategist - www.hodgescapital.com explains how one person in 2010 made the market drop 600 points.

 

Michael Daugherty - Board Member at Snoopwall the powerhouse cyber-security firm speaks on the RSA Conference and discusses new advances in cybersecurity.

 

Dr. Albert Pang Optometrist - www.trinityeyecare.com explains how Roseanne Barr is losing her eyesight and how marijuana may not be helping her condition.

 

Nasir Shansab - Author of the book “Silent Trees: Power and Passion in War Torn Afghanistan”discusses his book, ISIS, and how Afganistan has changed since his departure from the country.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

 

Julie Hurwitz – Attorney with Goodman & Hurwitz - ACLU cooperating attorney discusses an incident in 2011 in which a woman passanger was wrongly accused of being a terrorist and discusses how authorities mistreated her.

 

Allan Saxe – Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington speaks on potential presidential candidates and why some polticians back away from running for president.

 

Eric Calley – Vice President of The Fight Continues – www.the-fight-continues.com explains how his service dog helps him and he speaks on legislation to eradicate discrimination against veterans with serivce dogs.

 

Dr. Charles Jacobs - President of Americans for Peace and Tolerance discusses when the FBI stopped six potential radical Islamists from Minnesota from joining ISIS and he speaks on possible solutions to deter radical islamists. 

 

Alex Mitchell – Author of “COMPASSIONATE CAREERS: Making a Living By Making a Difference” speaks on the compassionate careers of celebrities and how people can get into working for non-profits.

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

 

Curtis Hertel Jr. – Democratic State Senator discusses controversy in sex education here in Michigan that made national news

Tony Daunt – Director of Operations at the Michigan Freedom Fund talks about a Detroit lawmakers proposed registry for homeschooled children

Steven Laff - Expert in SEO and Mobile Friendly Web Design afarsitebetter.com speaks on upcoming changes to Google's search engine to be more mobile device friendly

Carl Safina – Author of  "A Sea in Flames:The Deepwater Horizon Oil Blowout" discusses the disastrous BP oil spill here on the fifth anniversary of the incident

Mark Torregrossa - weather expert for mlive.com and farmer weather.com offers some insight as to the recent temperature drop 

Rocky Moretti - Director of Research - TRIP talks about a report on Michigan roads

Monday, April 20th, 2015

 

Jim Tedder – House Republican speaks on pushing for a personal finances class for students

Dr James - Medical expert -  www.diamondphysicians.com comments on an uproar in the medical field asking that Dr. Oz be removed from his school's faculty

Lee Chatfield – State Representative  R-Levering speaks on working to guarantee Michigan avoids further use of "mega credits"

Nilton Rennó - Professor of atmospheric, oceanic and space sciences at the University of Michigan talks about the possibility of the next Mars mission finding living bacteria on the red planet

Fred J. Martin Jr.Abraham Lincoln’s Path to Reelection in 1864: Our Greatest Victory” discusses the life and times of our sixteenth president

Friday, April 17th, 2015

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District discusses possible new Free Trade Agreement with Asia.

 

Andrew Thrasher -  Investment Analyst for Financial Enhancement Group discusses why the Dow Jones and the S&P is down and how the Market in China is influencing the decline.

 

Gary Glenn – State Representative (R) – Midland speaks on why Michigan owns $9 Billion in liabilities.

 

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality discusses Tulsa police officer shooting an unarmed black man gives his personal account on police brutality.

Dr. Lance Izumi - Senior Director of Education Studies at the Pacific Research Institute

Walter Doyle Staples – Author of “Happy 95% of the Time” discusses his new book and speaks on how he came out of of depression.

Thursday, April 16th, 2015

 

Richard Vedder – Director of the Center for College Affordability discusses the endowment for some of America's universities.

 

Matt Nasworthy – AAA Traffic Safety Program Consultant speaks on a report on how much time Americans spend driving.

 

John Cornack – President of the Coalition Protecting Auto No-Fault (CPAN)

 

Peter Moskos - Former Baltimore City Police Officer and professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice he is the author of "Cop In The Hood" and he discusses the use of body cameras on police officers and explains why police brutality occurs.

 

Stephan Sardone - Home Remodeling expert -www.sardoneconstruction.com speaks on spring projects and gives tips on how to expect from contractors.

 

Ed Steers – Author of “Blood on the Moon: The Assassination of Abraham Lincoln” discusses his book and speaks on why President Lincoln was assassinated.

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

 

Andy Schor – (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing discusses a flaw in a computer system that is effecting foster children, he also speaks on Proposal 1 and Legalization bills from two marijuana advocates.

 

Paul Mitchell  - Head of the Coalition Against Higher Taxes and Special Interest Deals discusses Proposal 1 rally that took place today at the Capital.

 

Jeffrey Hank – Chair of the Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Initiative Committee discusses his groups proposal to legalize marijuana.

 

Allen Kors - Founder and CEO of Achieve Lending speaks on a law that may come to Michigan in which people who defaulted on student loans may have their drivers license suspended.

 

John Pollock - Tax and Financial Strategist -www.thetaxblueprint.com gives out tax information those filing there taxes today.

 

Ken Jenkins - Aviation Consultant - www.kenjenkinsllc.com speaks on safety issues on planes, specifically airlines aren't making seats bigger to accomodate passengers.

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

 

Jim Runestead - (R) State Representative - White Lake discusses proper regulation and use of police body cameras

 

Chris Fisher - President of the Associated Builders and Contractors of Michigan talks about the resurgence of the construction industry in Michigan

 

Jerri Ann Henry - Campaign Manager of the Young Conservatives for the Freedom to Marry discusses her groups cross-nation tour

 

Pedro Roig - Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Cuban Studies at the University of Miami speaks on Obama's work to normalize relations with Cuba

 

Joane P. Smith-Darden - Professor of Research - Center for Social Work Research at Wayne State University talks about alarming trends in teen's facebook use

 

Hadley Heath Manning - Senior Policy Analyst Independent Women's Forum IWF.org discusses Equal Pay Day, today's holiday/movement

Monday, April 13th, 2015

 

Mike JohnstonVice President of. Government Affairs for the Michigan Manufacturers Association speaks on a bill that could change Michigan's energy department

Bernie Porn – President of EPIC-MRA offers the latest polling information

Robert Stevenson – Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police discusses how police chiefs feel on the legalization of marijuana

Dena Levy – Author of “Hillary Clinton: A Biography” offers predictions of what obstacles Clinton will face in 2016

Stephen J. Biale - President - Visual Health Solutions, Inc. talks about their groups new app that can show you what you would look like 30 pounds lighter

Robert Vera - Author of “A Warrior's Faith: Navy SEAL Ryan Job, a Life-Changing Firefight, and the Belief That Transformed His Life” talks about peoples debate over a screening of "American Sniper" on UofM campus

Friday, April 10th, 2015

 

Mitch Crank – Realtor at Century 21 Looking Glass talks about Lansing ranking 20th as the hottest market

Mark Grebner - President of Practical Political Consulting shares the latest polls on proposal one

Michael Garfield - Technology expert - www.hightechtexan.com discusses the release of the Apple Watch product

Jonathan Allen - Author of "HRC: State Sercrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton" talks about their forthcoming presidential candidacy

Alec Stewart - Insurance Industry Expert - www.eagleinsurance.com shares some advice on what to do when your property is damaged by weather

Jake VanattaDirector of Marketing at the Beer Grotto speaks on the opening of the Beer Grotto across from the LugNuts stadium

Mai-Ly Steers –Researcher at the University of Houston provides new research on depression caused by over use of Facebook

Thursday, April 9th, 2015

 

Brian Bouffard - Trial Attorney and Legal Strategist -www.bouffardlaw.com discusses how Michael Slager's lawyer resigned from representing him in his murder case.


John Pollock - Tax and Financial Strategistwww.thetaxblueprint.com 

 

Matt Marsden – Spokesman for the Michigan Cannabis Coalition discusses legalization proposal ballot.

 

Bernard Kerik  - Former New York City Police Commissioner gives his thoughts on Walter Scott's murder at the hands of South Carolina police officer, Michael Slager, and he discusses his new book and he explains how he went from commissioner to inmate.

 

Mark Torregrossa - Meteorologist for MLive and his website is farmerweather.com speaks on a tornado warning that may last from 10 P.M. tonight until 3 A.M. Friday morning.

 

Roy Gerona - Department of Laboratory Medicine - UC San Francisco

 

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

 

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality discusses video that surfaced in which a South Carolina officer shot and killed an unarmed black man.

 

Rick Jones – (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge discusses federal judge ruling that states that parts of the sex offender registry is unconstitutional.

 

Robert Ellerhorst - Director of utilities at the T.B. Simon Power Plant discusses the plant's transition from coal to natural gas.

 

Dr. Zuhdi Jasser - Founder and President of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy (AIFD) states that we can not defeat radical Islam until the U.S. acknowledge it's connection to Islam.

 

Ilya Feoktistov - Director of Research at Americans for Peace and Tolerance in Boston discusses guilty verdict for the Boston Marathon Bombing suspect.

 

Greg Lukianoff  - President and CEO of the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) speaks on why  U of M is not showing American Sniper.

Tuesday, April 7th, 2015

 

Allan Saxe – Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington discusses Rand Paul's campaign platform as well as political differences between himself and his father

Miriam Aukerman – ACLU Attorney speaks on changes in the Michigan sex offender registry

Dr. Uzma Samadani - NYU Langone Medical Center neurosurgeon warns of neurological problems that can be brought on by surprisingly light trauma to the skull

Andrew Bostom – Expert on Islam - www.andrewbostom.org

Alan D. Steinman – Director of the Annis Water Resources Institute - Grand Valley State University discusses a report showing the vast importance of water to the Michigan economy

Stanley Swan – Author of “Undertakings of an Undertaker: True Stories of Being Laid to Rest” talks about running a funeral home with his family for twenty years before writing this book

Monday, April 6th, 2015

 

Fred Brown - Former editor at the Denver Post and Principal in Hartman & Brown, LLP speaks on a report of a college rape becoming discredited via poor journalism

 

Jan Langbein - Expert on domestic violence - www.genesisshelter.com continues the conversation of the previous story from a social stand point

 

Liz Peek - Columnist for FoxNews.com and the Fiscal Times

 

Paul F. Campos - Law Professional at the University of Colorado and the author of "Don't go to Law School (Unless)" gives the real reasons why college tuition is so incredibly high

 

Sameera Sullivan - Dating and Relationship expert www.lastingconnections.net discusses current online dating trends

 

Rodney Sadler - Author of "To Hell I Must Go" talks about his book, which covers the story of a gruesome murder back in 1897 in Williamston, Michigan

Friday, April 3rd, 2015

 

Clark Hodges - Financial Strategist - www.hodgescapital.com

Kamran Bokhari - Expert advisor to Stratfor in Middle Eastern and South Asian affairs offers expertise on possible consequences of nuclear weapons in Iran

Tim Beck – Co Founder of Safer Michigan Coalition comments on Virg Bernero's appearance at Hash Bash

Brian Bouffard - Expert Military Justice - www.jagdefender.com talks about military commanders being made to be separate from sexual assault cases in their team

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Bruality discusses a video released of police misconduct during a traffic stop 

Dr. James - Medical Expert - www.diamondphysicians.com speaks on the growing trend of "telemedicine"

Hondo Carpenter - Founder, publisher, and editor of SpartanNation.com talks about tomorrow's exciting game

 

Thursday, April 2nd, 2015

 

Emad Kiyaei - Executive Director of the American Iranian Council discusses a deal being reached in Iranian Nuclear negotiations and what it means for other Middle Eastern countries and the U.S.

 

Michaela Dodge – Senior Policy Analyst for the Heritage Foundation comments on what President Obama said about the Nuclear Deal with Iran.

 

Jay Kaplan - ACLU of Michigan LGBT Project attorney explains why the Religious Freedom Act is so controversial.

 

Chris Martenson - Co-founder of PeakProsperity.com speaks on why we should stop putting our money into banks and where you should invest your money instead.

 

Amitabh Sinha -  Professor of Technology and Operations at the Ross School of Business discusses why grocery stores are behind when it comes to E-Commerce.

 

Joy Weaver - Etiquette Expert www.justaskjoy.com speaks on why tipping can be confusing and discusses new app that will help customers figure the right amount to tip a restaurant employee.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

 

Ray Holman - UAW Local 6000 Legislative Liaison speaks on the upcoming consolidation of the Department of Human Services and the Department of Community Health.

 

Fil Iorio – Attorney for the family of Terri and Michael Greene discusses the murder of Terri and Michael Greene which happened in 2011 in Eaton Rapids and explains what the motive might have been behind the murders.

 

Steven P. Bucci - Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy – Heritage Foundation discusses Iranian Nuclear Negotiations and if we and other countries can come to an agreement.

 

Eric Lyman - Vice president of industry insights for TrueCar discusses auto sale numbers for March.

 

Nancy Shiffler - Chair of Sierra Club’s Beyond Natural Gas Campaign in Michigan talks about banning hydraulic fracking in Michigan

 

Stephan Sardone - Home Remodeling expert -www.sardoneconstruction.com speaks on is it possible to recoup money after remodeling your home.

Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

 

Bernie Porn – President of EPIC-MRA provides the latest Michigan polls

Jared Burkhart - Executive Director of the Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers discusses the condition and placement of Michigan charter schools

Mike Shirkey – (R) State Senator – Clark Lake comments on the Indiana's religious freedom law and his proposal for a similar law 

Lieutenant Colonel  Sargis Sangari  - Chief Executive Officer of the Near East Center for Strategic Engagement talks about the threat of a nuclear armed Iran

Martha Clare Morris - Nutritional epidemiologist at the Rush University Medical Center in Chicago shares some details about the "mind diet", a diet that has been shown to cut the risk of alzheimers in half

Scott Sampson – Author of “How To Raise A Wild Child: The Art and Science of Falling in Love with Nature” discusses working to encourage youths to experience nature more often

Monday, March 30th, 2015

Bert Johnson – State Senator (D) – Detroit discusses the future of Detroit schools

Jill Gonzalez - Spokesperson for WalletHub

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with  mlive.com & farmerweather.com gives predictions for April weather

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com talks about MSU going to the final four

John Pollock - Financial Strategist www.thetaxblueprint.com offers advice for tax season

Michael Daugherty - Author of “The Devil Inside the Beltway” comments on Google manipulating FTC policy via political manipulations

Friday, March 27th, 2015

 

Ed White – Reporter for the Associated Press discusses Governor Snyder's pardon of an attorney who had a DUI.

 

Michael Edwards - Principal at DIG Insights, who conducts the National Coffee Drinking Trends survey discusses survey on how many drink coffee and the average age of coffee drinkers per age group.

 

Larry Pratt - Executive Director of Gun Owners of America explains Operation Choke Point and why the target is gun stores and casinos.

 

Gadi Adelman - Counter-Terrorism Expert – gadiadelman.com discusses Saudi Arabia and Egypt going up against rebels in Yemen and how the should the U.S. treat the unrest.

 

Ken Jenkins - Aviation Crisis Consultant - kenjenkinsllc.com dicusses the latest on the co-pilot who crashed Germanwings plane and how the family of victims in plane crashes handle the lost of family members. 

 

Kyle Melinn – Editor of MIRS – mirsnews.com discusses latest poll on Proposal 1. 

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District discusses medicare bill that will help reimburse healthcare professionals.

 

Chris Swope – Lansing City Clerk predicts what voter turn out will be like on May 5th when Michigan residents go out to vote on Proposal 1. 

 

Denny Kelly  - Aviation expert - www.kellyjamesandassociates.com discusses latest update with what happened on the Germanwings flight and more information on the co-pilot who caused the crashed.

 

Rep. Al Pscholka – Chairman of the House Appropriations Committee explains what is the Parental Responsiblity Act bill and what it means for parents with truent children.

 

Audrey Spalding - Education policy director for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy discusses speaks on why some school districts are getting more money per pupil than other districts and why they're still performing poorly.

 

Dan Perkins - Author of "The Brotherhood of the Red Nile Trilogy" and nationally recognized expert on radical Islam

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

 

Sarah Lenhoff - Director of Policy and Research - The Education Trust-Midwest speaks on the new state superintendent, Brian Whiston.

 

Teresa Mask – Spokesperson for AT&T Michigan discusses some of the services AT&T offers that other phone companies do not.

 

Denny Kelly  - Aviation expert - www.kellyjamesandassociates.com  speculates on how and why a plane crashed in the French Alps.

 

Scott DiehlProfessor in the Department of Oral Biology - Rutgers School of Dental Medicine discusses negative side of genetic testing when it comes to your insurance.

 

Brian Bouffard  - Expert in Military Justice - www.jagdefender.com discusses updates on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl case.

 

Thomas J. Anderson – Author of the book “The Value of Debt in Retirement” explains why debt in retirement may not be a bad thing.

Tuesday, March 24th, 2015

 

Jody Washington – Lansing City Councilmember speaks about the council members, city clerk, and mayor's pay increase as well as the mayor's budget proposal

Dr. Matthew Davis - Chief medical executive for the Michigan Dept. of Comm. Health discusses L.S., a hereditary condition that can lead to colon cancer

Dan McCole - Professor in MSU’s Department of Community Sustainability shares the findings in his group's study on the state of tourism in Michigan

Dave Bego – Author of “The Devil at Our Doorstep - Exposing the Real Agenda of Big Labor”

Rachel Docekal - OriginsRecovery.com discusses college student's abusing ADHD medication 

Tim Beck - Co founder of Safer Michigan Coalition responds to legislation giving landlords the right to ban marijuana use in rental properties

Monday, March 23rd, 2015

 

Paul Howard - a senior fellow and director of Manhattan Institute’s Center for Medical Progress disccusses the affordable health care act

Pete Lucido – Republican State Representative shares a new alternative for funding our roads

Allan Saxe – Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington talks about Ted Cruz' announcement that he will be running for president in 2016

Dr. Melvin Konner – Author  of “Women After All: Sex, Evolution and the End of Male Supremecy”

Jennifer Styers - Relationship expert - www.lovejenn.com speaks about loneliness affecting your health

Bridget Johnson - Washington Editor for PJMedia.com 

Friday, March 20th, 2015

 

Jeremy Josse - Author of "Dinosaur Dervatives and Others Trades: A Study in Financial Fantasy, Enigma and Philosophy" covers main points from his book.

 

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com discusses the MSU's victory over Georgia and there upcoming game against Virginia.

 

Eric Lupher – President - Citizens Research Council of Michigan gives Non-Partisan view on Proposal 1.

 

Mark P. Mills - Senior fellow of the Manhattan Institute, and founder and CEO of the Digital Power Group discusses the price of oil and how the price effects the U.S. and other countries.

 

Corey Warren – Lansing resident - President/Co-Founder of WAI-IAM, Inc dicusses his past heroin use and why the use of heroin is going up in Lansing.

 

Roseanne Montillo – Author of  “THE WILDERNESS OF RUIN: A Tale of Madness, Fire, and the Hunt for America’s Youngest Serial Killer” speaks on the youngest serial killer in U.S. History.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

 

Scott Hagerstrom – Spokesman for the Coalition Against Higher Taxes and Special Interest Deals response to Mayor Bernero's take on Proposal 1.

 

Tim Hoch  - Divorce Lawyer -   www.hochlawfirm.com explains why March is Divorce Month and gives the main reasons why couples divorce.

 

Richard Miech - Professor at University of Michigan and co-investigator for the Monitoring the Future survey discusses the rise of drug use among baby boomers and drug trends among adolescence. 

 

Lisa Reisman – Author of "5 Months, 10 Years, 2 Hours" discusses her new book and how she overcame cancer.

 

Michelle Surka - A campaign organizer with the U.S. Public Interest Research Group discusses what Michigan ranked in annual money report.

 

Brian Bouffard  - Expert in Military Justice www.jagdefender.com speaks on rumors of talks of a plead deal in Sgt. Bergdahl case.

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

 

David Fabian - Managing Partner - FMD Capital Management speaks on how the markets reacted to the Fed meetings.

 

Andy Schor – (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing speaks on faith-based adoption agencies bills.

 

Patrick Colbeck – (R) State Senator – Canton discusses License Plates that supports political and social views and why Michigan is the only state that doesn't have political speech on license plates.

 

Johnnie Moore - Author of “Defying ISIS: Preserving Christianity In The Place Of Its Birth And In Your Own Backyard” discusses terror attack by ISIS in Tunisia the terror of ISIS and his past working with genocide victims.

 

John Austin - President, Michigan State Board of Education dicusses Michigan's new superintendent.

 

Avi Davis - Editor of The Intermediate Zone and President of the American Freedom Alliance discusses Benjamin Netanhayu's victory and what it means for our country and Israel.

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

 

Steve Beida – Democratic State Senator - Warren speaks on state democrats calling for more government transparency

Nic Clark - Michigan Director of Clean Water Action talks about his groups difference in vision of energy efficiency standards than the governors plan

Sam Inglot - Communications specialist with Progress Michigan discusses Aramark back in the news

Michael LaFaive - Director of fiscal policy – Mackinac Center for Public Policy talks about putting Michigan liquor wholesalers under scrutiny

Ray Foley - Publisher of Bartender magazine & Author of “The Best Irish Drinks” chats about the St. Patties holiday and his lengthy experience as a successful seasoned bartender

Monday, March 16th, 2015

John Austin - President, Michigan State Board of Education speaks against the governor's office taking control over the state's lowest performing schools

Allan Saxe - Professor at the University of Texas at Arlington and UTA political science expert

Peter Ruark - Senior Policy Analyst - Michigan League for Public Policy

John LeBoutillierformer U.S. Congressman and author of “Harvard Hates America”

Tricia Holderman - Germ Expert - www.elitefacsys.com warns us about where the most germ-heavy places and objects in your home may be hiding

Andy Challenger – Vice President at  global outplacement firm Challenger Gray & Christmas discusses "bracket-mania" that is blowing up once again this year

Friday, March 13th, 2015

 

Jack Schmitt – Deputy Director of the Michigan League of Conservation Voters discusses Gov. Snyder's plans to harness more renewable energy sources over the next decade

 

Tom Lambert – Vice President of Michigan Open Carry speaks on a recent altercation between police and a gun owner outside a school in Madison Heights

Heather Macdonald - Thomas W. Smith Fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a contributing editor of City Journal comments on the latest in the turmoil in Ferguson 

Robert D. Putnam - Author of "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis" talks about parents affluence significificantly affecting their children's financial outcome in life

John DiLucci - Tax Expert and tax resolution specialist - www.Masters-of-Tax.com warns of scam artists pretending to be with the IRS to steal your money

Ron Fierstein - Author of "A triumph of Genius: Edwin Land, Polaroid, and the Kodak Patent War" discusses the life and times of one of America's greatest inventor/entrepeneurs 

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

 

Jeffrey Hank – Chair of the Michigan Comprehensive Cannabis Law Reform Initiative Committee speaks on the positive effects the legalization of marijuana can have on Michigan.

 

Dr. Rachel Docekal - Addiction Expert www.originsrecovery.com  discusses powder alcohol.

 

Jonathan Davis - U of Oklahoma SAE alumnus discusses the racial chants by fellow SAE members.

 

Chris Kraft  - Social Media and Data Mining expert -www.sharerocket.com discusses how Nielsen and other data collection agencies monitors reactions of people while listening to radio or watching tv.

 

Dr. Mary Lupo - Board Certified Dermatologist discusses new drug that may help get rid of fat around the neck area.

 

Dae Hee Kwak - Professor at the University of Michigan School of Kinesiology discusses study of the accuracy of brackets for the NCAA Basketball Tournament.

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

 

Carol Wood – Lansing City Council member speaks on a proposal to increase the pay for the mayor and gives her stance on the subject.

 

Gary Glenn – State Representative (R) – Midland speaks on alternative plan called "the Bolger Plan" for road funding.

Mark Hornbeck - Communications Director for AARP Michigan discusses the rise of frauds, scams, and identity theft. 

Rick Jones – (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge discusses new law that allows landlords to evict residents for smoking or growing marijuana.

 

Bryan Wolfe – Senior IOS Writer for Appadvice.com speaks on the features of the new Apple Watch.

 

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

 

Liz Peek - Columnist for FoxNews.com and The Fiscal Times comments on Hillary Clinton's statement today on her email account story

Aner Tal - Ph.D. Cornell University Researcher speaks on a study showing food consumption levels during the watching of a film

Thomas Lavigne – Attorney representing Medical Marijuana Patients discusses today's ruling to provide landlords the authority to ban tenants' use of medical marijuana on their property

Scott Miller – Senior Advisor at the Center for Strategic & International Studies

Clark Hodges - Financial strategist - HodgesCapital.com talks about the market's first day in the Red for a long while

Bert Johnson - State Senator - Detroit speaks on why he is not a favor of a bonus being awarded to the emergency manager

Monday, March 9th, 2015

 

Erik Gordon - Professor at the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business discusses GM's announcement on buying back 5 billion dollars of shares

 

Dr. Matthew Davis - Chief Medical Executive for the Michigan Dept. of Comm. Health reports on the high number of cases of measles this year

 

Jan Dawson - Chief Analsyst at Jackdaw Research - www.jackdawresearch.com talks about the features of the Apple Watch, coming out next month

 

Royalyn Reid - Diversity & Sensitivity Expert comments on the uncovering of some highly innappropriate behavior from an Oklahoma college fraternity 

 

Tom McMillan - Head of the Concerned Taxpayers for Michigan group discusses the ongoing road funding budget debate

 

Chad Livengood - Capitol Reporter - The Detroit News talks on Michigan police's hope to incorporate drones into helping with emergency traffic accidents and fires

Friday, March 6th, 2015

 

Sarah Roberts – State Representative of St. Clair Shores plans to fight the moving of new Senate offices to a new building and discusses the state of school districts that are dealing with deficits.

 

Clark Hodges - Financial Strategist - www.hodgescapital.com discusses Apple joining the DOW 30.

 

Ann Woiwode –  Michigan Conservation Director for the Sierra Club explains why her group is suing BWL.

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality discusses upcoming trial in which a Lansing police officer killed a 17 year-old female and speaks on how and why police brutality happens.

 

Phillip Hofmeister – President of Michigan Open Carry discusses the issue of having guns in school.

 

Dr. David Prerau – A national authority on DST and Author of "Seize the Daylight" explains why more heart attacks and accidents happened during Daylight Savings Time.

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

 

Bishop David Maxwell - Pastor of Eliezer Temple Church in Lansing discusses federal report about the racist environment in the Ferguson Police Department.

 

Phil Pavlov – (R) State Senator – Saint Clair Township discusses the state of charter schools and school districts in Michigan

 

Wayne Kuipers – Executive Director of Energy Choice Now discusses new bill that will make it unavailable to buy electricity from out of state utilities

 

Dr. Charles Jacobs - President of Americans for Peace and Tolerance discusses Boston Bombing trial and discusses how the Boston Bombing suspect is blaming his brother for the bombing.

 

Brian Brzowski - Is from ThePlasticSurgeryChannel.com discusses how some dentist and other medical professionals are trying to get into cosmetic surgery and how most lack the training to do cosmetic surgery.

 

John Casey – Author of  “Dark Winter: How the Sun is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell” says that global temperatures are falling and will continue falling 5 or 10 degrees below the average.

Wednesday, March 4th, 2015

 

Mike Green – (R) State Senator – 31st District discusses changes in gun licensing laws.

 

Kevin Grasha – Lansing State Journal Reporter speaks on officer shootings, one involving a 17 year old male from Grand Ledge.

 

John Breyault - Vice President of Public Policy Telecommunications and Fraud at the National Consumers League explains how Michigan is ranked 5th in "Most Fraud Reported."

 

Ben Carlson – An institutional investor who blogs at awealthofcommonsense.com discusses past bad decisions he made when he first started investing.

 

Dan Lauwers – (R) State Representative –Brockway speaks on the House tax policy committee voting to end the film incentive program here in Michigan.

 

Hadley Heath Manning - Health Policy Director at Independent Women’s Voice speaks on Supreme Court case that might derail Obamacare.

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2015

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District discusses Netanyahu's speech that he attended today

Rich Studley - President & CEO of the Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Michal Cohen - speaks about car sale numbers and Netanyahu's speech 

Steven P. Bucci - Director, Douglas and Sarah Allison Center for Foreign and National Security Policy – Heritage Foundation continues the conversation on Netanyahu's speech from a global strategic view point

Steven Laff - Cybersecurity Expert - www.afarsitebetter.com speaks on the controversy over Hillary Clinton using a non-government email

Ben Parr - Author of "Capitvology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention" 

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

 

Bert Johnson – State Senator (D) – Detroit discusses the idea of equipping Michigan police officers with personal cameras

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with  mlive.com & farmerweather.com offers predictions for March weather

Rich Robinson - Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network

Avi Davis - Editor of The Intermediate Zone and President of the American Freedom Alliance speaks about the unrest among some politicians about Netanyahu's upcoming speech 

Penny Secrest - Phonak LLC - www.phonak.com  discusses hearin damage inflicted by electronic devices being too loudly turned up

Edwin Walker – Program Attorney for US Law Shield talks about legislation that may possibly ban certain special kinds of bullets

Friday, February 27th, 2015

 

Rick Jones - (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge discusses why he voted against the budget bills.

 

Roger Martin – Partner at the Lansing PR Firm - Martin Waymire speaks on the road-funding bill language and what he thinks about the wording.

 

Doña Storey –Expert on Government Spending and Contracts -www.donastorey.com discusses 3 week extension on voting on the Homeland Security budget.

 

Joe Guppy – Psychotherapist & Author of “My Florescent God” speaks on his past mental problems and how his past helps his clients deal with their own mental disabilities.

 

Grant Strobl - Young America's Foundation speaks on the Conservative Political Action Conference

 

Dr. Norman E. Rosenthal – Author of “Winter Blues: Everything You Need to Know to Beat Seasonal Affective Disorder” explains why people feel more depressed during the winter and what effect the cold and less light has on people.

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

 

David Behan - Director of the Department of Technology, Management and Budget explains how the State of Michigan's Computer Network continues to get breached and speaks on Net Neutrality.

 

James L. Gattuso - Senior Research Fellow for Regulatory Policy at The Heritage Foundation explains the new rules of Net Neutrality.

 

Julie Rehmeyer - Science writer and contributing editor at Discover Magazine discusses the symptoms of Cronic Fatigue Syndrome and how she got the sickness and speaks on a new name proposal for Cronic Fatigue Syndrome.

 

Tashmica Torok – Founder and Executive Director of The Firecracker Foundation discusses her show Vagina Monologues which will be at the Wharton Center, Friday and Saturday and explains what topics are covered during the show.

 

Max Abrahms – Professor of Public Policy at Northeastern University speaks on the expose identity of the ISIS member who has been beheading innocent people on video.

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

 

Jeff Irwin – State Representative (D) – Ann Arbor discusses school-funding for Michigan universities.

 

Joel Ferguson – President of Ferguson Development speaks on a possible $276 Million development project called "The Red Cedar Renaissance Project"

 

Dr. James R. Baker, Jr. – Head of the Michigan Nanotechnology Institute for Medicine and the Biological Sciences discusses why exposure to peanuts early may eradicate peanut allergies.

 

Gadi Adelman - Counter-Terrorism Expert – gadiadelman.com discusses the President's involvement in Israel's Presdential Election and gives his take on Susan Rice and Former New York City Mayor Ruldolph Guiliani comments.

 

Erica Schulte – University of Michigan Psychology doctoral student discusses new study about food addiction and which foods are the most addictive.

Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

 

Tonya Schuitmaker - State Senator, R-Lawton

Stephanie Comai – Head of the Michigan Talent Investment Agency discusses the recently announced awarding of fifty million dollars to Michigan community colleges 

Erik Altmann – Candidate for the East Lansing City Council talks about what he would do if elected to the council

Andrew Nyquist - Founder and President of See It Market LLC - seeitmarket.com discusses the markets as they continue to make record highs

 Dr. Jeff Collier - Founder of MateSafe www.matesafe.com 

Lisa Rutter - Founder of No Nuts Moms Group - nonutsmomsgroup.weebly.com speaks on some good news in a study in children with peanut allergies

 

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

 

Michael LaFaive - Director of fiscal policy – Mackinac Center for Public Policy furthers the discussion on the MEDC and the near nine billion in tax liabilities

Thomas Ivacko - Program manager of the Univ, of Michigan Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy shares a new survey of how people are feeling about road conditions

Jared Burkhart - Executive Director of the Michigan Council of Charter School Author responds to the Free Press editorial bashing Charter Schools

Kevin Mellott -International Security Expert erase.com  discusses the possibility of an Al Shabab terrorist attack on a shopping mall 

Ken Jenkins - Aviation Industry Consultant  www.kenjenkinsllc.com  speaks on an increasing shortage of commercial pilots in the work force

Kym Yancey - Happiness Expert and CEO of  www.livehappy.com talks about happiness level rates over the fifty states

 

Friday, February 20th, 2015

 

Gary Glenn – State Representative (R) – Midland comments on the MEDC under scrutiny from law makers for high tax credits

 

John Callewaert – Director of the Integrated Assessment Center – University of Michigan talks about fracking in Michigan

Clark Hodges - Financial Strategist  www.hodgescapital.com discusses record numbers this week in the stock market

Jeff Crouere - Host and publisher of Ringside Politics – ringsidepolitics.com gives his take on why MSNBC is experiencing terribly low viewership ratings

Dave Akerly – Host of the 1320 WILS Morning Wake Up discusses his new show premiering this Monday

Joel L. A. Peterson - Author of "Dreams of my Mothers: A story of Love Transcendent" talks about his his book a story of an amazing and difficult childhood

 

Thursday, Febraury 19th, 2015

 

Roger Safford - Chairman of the Transportation Asset Management Council discusses the condition of the state's roads

 

Amber Arrellano - Executive Director of the Education Trust-Midwest shares her groups report showing extremely low performance levels in several Charter schools

 

Yevgeniy Feyman - Deputy Director of the Manhattan Institute's Center for Medical Progress speaks out against a philosophical exemption vaccination option for parents  

 

Andrew Bostom - Expert on Islam - andrewbostom.org

 

Mark Torregrossa - Meteorologist with mlive.com & farmerweather.com provides a cold forecast for Michigan

 

Jack Greene - Author of "Whoa, My Boss is Naked" - www.millennialparents.com discusses millenial culture, specifically those that have become parents

Wednesday, February 18th, 2015

 

Steve Beida – Democratic State Senator speaks the Senate's new plan to move to a new building. 

 

Dr. Steve Albrecht - Trainer and Author on high-risk HR and security issues speaks on a road rage incident that ended in tragedy and discusses how to avoid road rage situation.

 

Jan MillerPresident - Student Loan Consultant - Miller Student Loan Consulting, LLC http://ww.student-loan-consultant.com discusses the rise of deliquency when it comes to paying student loans.

 

Dr. Charles Jacobs - President of Americans for Peace and Tolerance discusses Counter-Terrorism Summit in Washington and gives his comments about what President Obama said during the Summit.

 

Sheyna Steiner - Senior investing analyst at Bankrate.com discusses what is the biggest financial worries for retirement.

 

Amy Bonomi - Chairperson of Michigan State University’s Department of Human Development and Family Studies discusses "50 Shades of Grey" and the studies conducted about the book and the movie. 

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

 

Phil Pavlov – (R) State Senator – Saint Clair Township discusses two current bills on drone usage

Hadley Heath Manning - Director of Health Care Policy for the Independent Womens Forum speaks on behalf of those that believe sign-up opportunities for health care should be extended and modified

Hans A. von Spakovsky  -  Manager of the Election Law Reform Initiative and Senior Legal Fellow at The Heritage Foundation comments on  federal judge blocking Obama's immigration plan

Avi Davis - Editor of The Intermediate Zone and President of the American Freedom Alliance discusses the ongoing global situation with ISIS

Joy Weaver - Ettiquette Expert   www.justaskjoy.com talks about why a survey showed 65% of those questioned found their coworker lacking a "moral compass"

 

Monday, February 16th, 2015

 

Dan Lauwers – (R) State Representative -Brockway talks about some 23 idle rail cars that are costing the state money for every day they are not utilized

Jeff Williams - Chief Executive Officer of Public Sector Consultants discusses where he believes state budget cuts should be made

Luke Hyde – University of Michigan Assistant Professor of Psychology shares a new study looking into adolescent misbehavior

Prof. Allan Saxe - Political science professor at the Univ. of Texas at Arlington talks about why a large percentage of Americans are unhappy with how the country is responding to ISIS

Missy Cummings – Runs the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory at Duke University discusses new regulations on drone usage

Jan Langbein - Expert on Domestic Violence www.genesisshelter.org  speaks out against the book turned movie "50 Shades of Gray" and its misogynistic themes

Friday, February 13th, 2015

 

Carmine Palombo - Deputy executive director of the Southeast Michigan Council of Governments discusses new commuter rail service project from Detroit and Ann Arbor and eventually other cities.

 

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with  mlive.com & farmerweather.com discusses the frigid temperatures for this weekend.

 

Kevin Mellott - Global Security Expert - www.erase.com talks about highlights from the White House Summit on cybersecurity and consumer protection.

 

Amber Smith - Former U.S. Army chopper pilot & Military Fellow at the Independent Women’s Forum speaks on her history as an U.S. Army chopper pilot and discusses why Obama's plan to fight ISIS might not be a good strategy.

 

Bill Dendy - CPA and Money Manager  - www.elitefm.net discusses latest DOW and S & P numbers.

 

Dr. Vera Tarman – Author of “Food Junkies: The Truth About Food Addiction” explains what causes food addiction and the difference between overeating and food addiction.

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

 

TJ Bucholz - President of Vanguard Public Affairs speaks on May ballot proposal for road-funding and who may be voting for the proposal in May.

 

Brandon Dillon – (D) State Representative – Grand Rapids gives his take on the governor's budget proposal plan.

 

Brian D. Carter - An epidemiologist at the American Cancer Society new study on the effects of smoking cigarettes, including additional diseases caused by smoking.

 

Tim Beck – Co Founder of Safer Michigan Coalition speaks on a set of marijuana bill being reintroduced into the legislature and discusses narcotic officers busting up legal marijuana organizations.

 

Dr. Pari Ghodsi - Medical Expert - www.doctorpari.com explains what exactly is "drunkorexia" and why young women are taking apart of it to lose weight.

 

David Scott – Author of “The Longest Distance” discusses meditation and why it's important to unplug from online.

Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

 

Kyle Melinn – Editor of MIRS – mirsnews.com speaks on Governor Synder's $54 Billion Budget Proposal.

 

Michael Marzano - Grassroots Coordinator and Policy Advisor at Small Business Association of Michigan discusses part of the Governor's budget plan that is going towards the Skill Trades Trading Fund.

 

Al Primo - TV News Pioneer discusses his history of starting Eyewitness News and gives his take on the Brian Williams controversy and Jon Stewart quitting the Daily Show.

 

Juliet Huck – Persuasion Expert - Author of "The Equation of Persuasion" discusses tips on how to persuade and bargain to get what you want.

 

Dr. Rachel Docekal – Addiction Expert – originsrecovery.com discusses new study that states that the number of people driving while high or on prescription drugs is increasing.

 

Jay Izso – Author of “Got Social Mediology? Using Psychology to Master Social Media Without Spending a Dime”

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

 

Dr. Dean Seinko - Associate Dean for prevention and public health in the MSU College of Human Medicine discusses the recent concerns over the measles

Rick Jones - Senator - (R) Grand Ledge speaks about the formation of an African American Commision here in Michigan

Paula Rosenblum - Managing partner of RSR Research – Retail Technology Expert 

Ajit Pai FCC Commissioner talks about the upcoming vote on net neutrality

Michael Mimoso – Editor of Threatpost.com comments on the cyber attack on Anthem

Raymond IbrahimMiddle East and Islam specialist  www.raymondibrahim.com

Monday, February 9th, 2015

 

Ray Holman - UAW Local 6000 Legislative Liaison comments on the Governor's executive order to merge the Dept.'s of Human Services and Community Health

Mike Zelley - President of The Disability Network discusses this years disability summit 

Steven Laff - Cybersecurity Expert - www.afarsitebetter.com  discusses hackers ability to hack cars and even pacemakers from a laptop

Al Profit - FilmMaker of the documentary " Killing Jimmy Hoffa"

Dr. Paul D. Stein - Professor at MSU's College of Osteopathic Medicine talks about his study on blood clots, which coincidentally Governor Snyder is currently being treated for

Daniel GreenfieldJournalism Fellow at the David Horowitz Freedom Center speaks on the Brian Williams innacurate Iraq story controversy 

Friday, February 6th, 2015

 

Dan Lauwers – (R) State Representative -Brockway discusses the agenda house Republicans have put together for this year

Jared Burkhart - Executive Director of the Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers comments on part of the Republican's agenda which includes an accredidation process for charter school authorizers

Harley Shaiken - UC Berkley Professor of Labor Relations speaks on GM auto worker's bonuses being unnaffected by all the recalls

Eric Schiffer - Chairman and CEO of Patriarch Equity, and DigitalMarketing.com discusses recent cyber attacks on the U.S. possibly made from China

Annalise Dobbelstein – Michigan PIRGIM Organizer of the 21st Transportation Campaign talks about her groups new research on public transit

Todd Courser – (R) State Representative & former head of the Michigan Tea Party

Thursday, February 5th, 2015

 

Joe Freidhoff -  Executive Director of Michigan Virtual Learning Research Institute talks about how more students are learning virtually and how it may have a positive or negative effect on learning.

 

William Terrill – MSU Professor of Criminal Justice speaks on a study on attitudes of police officers who are college educated and how these officers might not feel fulfilled at their jobs.

 

Brian Krallis - Cyberspace Expert - www.surmd.com speaks on why hackers hacked into a Health Insurance company called Anthem.

 

James L. Gattuso - Senior Research Fellow for Regulatory Policy at The Heritage Foundation speaks on Net Neutrality.

 

Erin Knott - Michigan State Director for Enroll America discusses the increased enrollment in Health Care.

 

Craig Mauger – Reporter for MIRS News – mirsnews.com speaks on 78 point action plan by House Republicans for what they plan on getting accomplished for this legislature section.

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

 

Paul Mitchell  - Head of the Coalition Against Higher Taxes and Special Interest Deals speaks on May ballot proposal and why he wants voters to vote against the ballot.

 

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com discusses the significance of signing day and why the ranking system for high school football players is flawed.

 

Tom Shields – President of Marketing Resource Group speaks on plans for a new $3.5 Billion bridge that goes between Detroit and Windsor.

 

Peter Murphy – Author of “Social Security for Decision Makers” discusses how to plan for retirement.

 

Tom Tomlinson - Director of MSU’s Center for Ethics and Humanities in the Life Sciences speaks on consent when donating blood, tissue or plasma.

 

Karim Essani – Professor of Virology - Western Michigan University explains how the U.S. has a strong chance of a measel outbreak and explains the need for children to be vaccinated.

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

 

Keith Allard – Spokesman for the group “Protect Michigan Taxpayers” tells us why his group opposes the May ballot proposal on roads

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with  mlive.com & farmerweather.com discusses how much snow to expect in Michigan

Stuart Dunnings III – Ingham County Prosecutor talks about the decision on whether to press charges in the police shooting this past December

Ilya Feoktistov - Director of Research at Americans for Peace and Tolerance

Nora Celaya - CPA with TaxPoint.com offers advice for people filing their taxes now that it is that time of year once again

James Hirsen – Author of "Hollywood Nation" www.jameshirsen.com discusses the rivalry between Michael Moore and Clint Eastwood

Monday, February 2nd, 2015

 

Bill Conklin – Managing Director – Ingham County Road Department reports on today's official snow emergency in Lansing

Tim O'Day - Executive Director of the University of Michigan Yaffe Center for Persuasive Communication discusses the highlights of yesterday's Super Bowl advertisements

Wayne Allyn RootKnown as "the King of Vegas Sports Gambling" – rootforamerica.com talks about the popularity of sports gambling

Dr. Gerard Gianoli - Louisiana physician and Doc Squads member shares a new approach toward payment of medical treatment

Jill Fritz - Campaign Director - Keep Michigan Wolves Protected

Hondo Carpenter - Founder of SpartanNation.com discusses the upset from yesterdays Super Bowl

Valerie Tarasuk - Nutrition science professor at the University of Toronto talks about the risks of large quantities of vitamins found in certain energy and sports drinks

Friday, January 30th, 2015

 

Sam Singh – (D) State Representative – East Lansing gives his reaction to Virg Bernero State of the City Address which covered BWL and the heath of Lansing.

 

John Griffin – Executive Director of the Associated Petroleum Industries of Michigan discusses the fall of gas and oil prices and how it is effecting the production of oil companies.

 

Mike Roessler – Core Member of the Homeless Angels -http://www.homelessangels.org/ speaks on the conditon of Lansing's homeless population and discusses how his organization helps homeless citizens get back on their feet. 

 

Aaron M. Renn - Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research discusses Detroit residents' attitudes toward companies like Shinola doing business in Detroit.

 

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com gives his prediction on who would win this Super Bowl Sunday.

 

Robert Kolt – CEO and president of Kolt Communications discusses ads that will be playing during the Super Bowl.

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

 

Bernie Porn – President of EPIC-MRA has the latest poll on who supports the tax increase proposal for road-funding.

 

Andy Schor – (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing

 

Shelly Gray – Professor at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy discusses how some sleep aids may cause memory issues for users.

 

Larry Pratt - Executive Director of Gun Owners of America thinks that gun owners should not have a background checks for guns.

 

Andrew Hoffman - Director of the Univ. of Michigan Erb Institute for Global Sustainable Enterprise discusses the Keystone XL Pipeline and the need for the pipeline.
 

Joy Weaver - Etiquette Expert -  www.justaskjoy.com  speaks on whether Michelle Obama had a breach of etiquette when she did not wear a head scarf while visiting Saudi Arabia

Wednesday, January 28th, 2015

 

Morris Hood – State Senator (D) – Detroit speaks on the current state of the city of Detroit and talks about harsher punishment and fees to those who assault and victimized volunteer referees and coaches.

 

Alexander L. Rosaen  - Senior Consultant at Anderson Economic Group speaks on the cons of the Road-Funding proposal.

 

John Krafcik - President of TrueCar.com speaks on Millenials buying more cars in 2015 and the reasons why Millenials are buying cars.

 

Brian Bouffard  - Expert in Military Justice - www.jagdefender.com speaks on Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl being charged with desertion and how the military handles rape cases.

 

Chris Martenson - Co-founder of PeakProsperity.com speaks on why the Dow Market has dropped 300 points and speaks on the outlook of the market for 2015.

 

Kathy M. MillerAuthor of the Chippy Chipmunk series – chippychipmunk.com speaks on how she writes about grief and other issues in her new childrens book.

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

 

Kurt Heise – (R) State Representative - Plymouth 

Kevin Grasha – Lansing State Journal Reporter shares a story of gang-related violence among MSU students on campus

Stephen M. Goldman - Executive Director of the Holocaust Memorial Center comes on the show on this day, the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District

Dr. Pamela Smith - Health and Wellness Expert speaks on the threats and potential causes of hormonal imbalances 

Julie Gunlock – Culture of Alarmism Director at the Independent Women’s Forum weighs in on the debate of whether BPA's and immunization shots are helpful or harmful to people

Monday, January 26th, 2015

David Knezek – State Senator – (D) speaks on spreading awareness of the importance of service dogs for veterans returning home with PTSD and other non-physical injuries

Peter Lucido –State Representative (R)  Shelby Township talks about his idea of incorporating the passing of a civic exam as a requirement for graduating high school

Eric Lyman - Vice president of industry insights for TrueCar

Avi Davis - Editor of The Intermediate Zone and President of the American Freedom Alliance

Cathi Banks - Travel expert - www.legacytravel.cox discusses airports preemtive response to a harsh snow storm hitting the east coast 

Steve Miller - Director of the MSU Center for Economic Analysis provides a study predicting the economic growth here in Lansing

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

 

Jody Washington – Lansing City Councilmember comments on Mayor Bernero's ideas for change of the Lansing BWL

Greg McNeilly - President of the Michigan Freedom Fund provides some new data on Right To Work's effect since it's passing

John LeBoutillierformer U.S. Congressman and author of “Harvard Hates America” talks about his book and comments on the President's strengths and weaknesses

Tim Greimel – Democratic State House Minority Leader

Dr. Harold Shinitzky and Dr. Christopher Cortman – Authors of “Take Control of Your Anxiety”

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

 

Ken Fletcher – Supervisor of the Delta Township Board discusses why he think Lansing mayor, Virg Bernero fired J Peter Lark from BWL and he states that the mayor wants to remove BWL board members.

 

Thomas Ivacko - Program manager of the Univ, of Michigan Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy

 

Dr. James Pinckney - Medical Expert – diamondphysicians.com explains how sitting for more than 3 hours a day is damaging to your health.

 

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com talks about New England Patriots scandal, "Deflategate" and he discusses who should be punish in the Patriots organization.

 

Matt Schulz - Senior analyst for Credicards.com talks about spouses who have secret credit card accounts and why they hide them from their significant other.

 

David Scott – Author of “The Longest Distance” disucsses his education think-tank that he runs in Singapore and speakson how Singapore's education compare with the U.S. education. 

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

 

Ray Holman - UAW Local 6000 Legislative Liaison discusses Govenor Snyder's State of the State Address and what is next for unionized workers.

 

Jianguo “Jack” Liu - Director of MSU’s Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability explains how renewable food resources such as rice, corn, and beef have reached it's peaked and may decline due to population growth.

 

Eli Dourado  - Research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University speaks on Obama's comments on cybersecurity during his State of the Union Address.

 

David Horowitz - Author of “The Black Book of the American Left” and the founder and president of the David Horowitz Freedom Center shares his thoughts on House speaker John Boehner inviting Israel Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to address congress on the threats from Iran and Islam Extremist and gives comments on the State of the Union Address.

 

Stephen Bradley - Patrol officer in Atlanta & member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition explains what is the Civil Asset Forfeiture Law.

 

Kyle Melinn – Co-Owner and Editor of MIRS – mirsnews.com gives analysis on Governor Rick Snyder's State of the State Address.

Tuesday, January 20th, 2015

 

Bill Ballenger – Founder of Inside Michigan Politics talks about tonight's State of the State address

Gene Wrigglesworth – Ingham County Sherriff comments on his announcement earlier today that he shall not be running for re-election later this year

Dr. Ved Gossain - Professor of medicine at Michigan State University

Jared Meyer - Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research discusses the President's plans for tax changes that will be a big part of his State of the Union address later tonight

Cevin Soling - Director of the acclaimed documentary "The War on Kids" gives his assertion that current schooling shares great similarity to a prison environment

Robert Lehrman – Professor at American Univesity & former speechwriter for Vice President Al Gore discusses the factors of a good public speech

Charles Ballard - Professor of Economics at Michigan State University

Monday, January 19th, 2015

 

Tim Daman – President & CEO of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce discusses how the business community is responding to the ousting of Peter Lark as head of the Lansing BWL

 

Elaine Hardy – Chairperson of The Greater Lansing Area Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Commission tells us about today's Martin Luther King Day commemoration at the Lansing Center

 

Matthew Abel – Attorney & Executive Director of Michigan NORML talks about Medical Marijuana card sign-up numbers

 

David Garrow - Research Professor of History and Law at the University of Pittsburgh discusses the current legal battle occurring between Marin Luther King's Jr.s' children

 

Prof. Stephen Mosher - Sports Ethics and Character Development  - Ithaca College gives insight to a strange story involving the suspension of a high school coach

Friday, January 16th, 2015

 

John Roberts – State Budget Director discusses the highlights from the Revenue Estimating Summit held in Lansing.

 

Kevin Grasha – Lansing State Journal Reporter discusses a disturbing news story in which an Okemos woman may have murdered her two children after their disapperance.

 

Craig Thiel – Senior Research Associate at the Citizens Research Council of Michigan speaks on a new report looking at how school districts like Lansing are handling finances in this era of declining enrollment in schools.

 

Andrew Nyquist - Founder & President of See It Market LLC -seeitmarket.com speaks on volatility of the financial market and speaks on the Swiss National Bank decision on the Franc.

 

Mike Green – (R) State Senator – 31st District speaks on why the House vetoed his gun-rights bill.

 

John Christy - Professor of Atmospheric Science at the University of Alabama speaks on how the New York Times misquoted him on the topic of 2014 being the warmest year in recorded history which he claims might not be accurate.

 

James Bell - Head of General Motors Consumer Affair live from the Detroit Auto Show.

 

Tony Roma - Chief Engineer of CTS and CTS-V for Cadillac discusses the features of  both CTS and CTS-V, both models will be built here in Lansing.

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

 

Rick Jones – (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge speculates why J Peter Lark was fired from BWL and how Peter Lark might sue BWL for terminating him without finding cause and discusses Michigan State Police moving from their dowtown location to Dimondale.

 

Jay Kaplan - ACLU of Michigan LGBT Project attorney speaks on 300 same-sex marriages in Michigan that were declared legal.

 

Jeff Ray – Lansing Based Attorney discusses case about a rehab center in Albion accused of being a for Scientology.

 

Charlotte Hays - Director of Cultural Programs at Independent Women's Forum discusses President Obama's proposal to implement 6 months of paid maternally leave and eventually paid sick leave for Americans and why she thinks the proposal is a bad idea.

 

Matt Grossman –MSU Associate Professor of Political Science speaks on proposal to increase state sale tax by a penny and whether voters will agree on the proposal.

 

Martin Yate – NYTimes Best Selling Author of “Knock ‘em Dead” – knockemdead.com speaks on why sending resumes out to companies is not enough to get a job anymore and why going online is the best choice for job searching.

Wednesday, January 14th, 2014

 

Bob Goodman  - Employment Attorney - www.kilgorelaw.com speaks on upcoming the legal battle BWL has to deal with after firing  BWL General Manager J Peter Lark.

 

Andy Schor – (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing gives his perspective on why he thinks J Peter Lark was fired all of a sudden.

 

Jerry Ambrose – Emergency Manager for the City of Flint talks about how he plans to help the city of Flint with their finances.

 

Lowell Ponte – Author of “Don't Bank On It! The Unsafe World of 21st Century Banking” speaks on the state of the banking industry after JP Morgan Chase saw a drop in profits.

 

Steven Laff - Tech Expert for www.afarsitebetter.com speaks on a new propose legislation called The Personal Data Notification and Protection Act that forces the owner of companies to inform consumers about any personal information that may have been taken by hackers.

 

Regis Giles - Creator and owner of Girls Just Wanna Have Guns.com speaks on why women are buying more guns and discusses her upcoming documentary.

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

 

Tony Conley – Host of the “Tony Conley Morning Show” on 1320 WILS discusses today's BWL board meeting earlier this afternoon that he attended

Carol Wood – Lansing City Councilmember comments on the BWL boards decision of Peter Lark's fate

Chris Martin – Spokesman for Honda Motor Company talks about the Honda fuel-efficient jet unvieled this year at the Auto Show

Patrick Wright – Director - Mackinac Center Legal Foundation discusses Right To Work issues being debated in front of the Supreme Court

Lindsay Ryan - Research scientist at the Survey Research Center in the U-M Institute for Social Research talks about a 5-year study on elderly drivers

Dennis Louney - First Ward Commissioner for the Lansing Board of Water & Light discusses the big topic of the day: the ousting of Peter Lark by the BWL

Monday, January 12th, 2015

 

Bernie Porn – President of EPIC-MRA shares poll numbers on marijuana law reform and the latest on road funding

 

Scott LaRiche – Chairman of the 2015 North American International Auto Show talks about the excitement at the show this year

 

Prof. Allan Saxe – Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington discusses the possibility of Mitt Romney once again throwing his hat into the ring for the 2016 election

 

Dennis Louney - Spokesman for the Lansing BWL comments on Mayor Bernero's statement of lacking confidence in Peter Lark's performance

 

Edwin Walker – Program Attorney for US Law Shield – responds to a video clip of a baby given an actual hand gun to play with

 

Hondo Carpenter - Editor, founder and publisher of SpartanNation.com gives his prediction of the outcome of the Ohio State/Oregon game

 

Betty Huotari – Owner of Logical Placement -  logicalplacement.com discusses how to best organize belongings that begin to clutter up your home

Friday, January 9th, 2015

 

Rick Pazder – Lieutenant with the Michigan State Police gives us some insight into the alarming pile-up on 94 earlier today involving approx. one hundred vehicles including a truck loaded with fireworks

 

Shawn Dhanak – Spokesman for Enroll America Michigan discusses the new enrollment period numbers

 

Wendy Zdeb-Roper - Executive director of the Michigan Association of Secondary School Principals talks about the transition from the SAT to the ACT

 

Dean Takahashi - Lead Writer – GamesBeat & VentureBeat – venturebeat.com shares with us the most exciting new gadgets at this years Consumer Electronics show

 

Bill Glynn - Venture Capitalist & Author of “Left on Red” discusses market predictions for 2015

 

Mark Mix - President of the National Right to Work Foundation

 

Dr. Muzammil Ahmed – Chair of the Michigan Muslim Community Council comments on the terrorist attack in France and it's aftermath

Thursday, January 8th, 2015

 

Bill Conklin – Managing Director – Ingham County Road Department speaks on traffic conditions and plans to plow roads after this storm system moves on and he discusses the rising price of salt and the road funding bill.

 

Mark Torregrossa - Meteorologist with mlive.com & farmerweather.com speaks on snow system that is rolling through and the outlook for next week and beyond.

 

Gadi Adelman - Counter-Terrorism Expert – gadiadelman.com speaks on the two fugitive terrorist that killed 12 journalists at Charlie Hebdo, a French Magazine.

 

Bob Goodman - Legal expert - www.kilgorelaw.com explains why owning a drone maybe more complicated and more concerning when it comes to legal issues.

 

David Torrance - Employee Morale expert - www.REFDallas.com discusses survey that says 4 out of 10 Americans are not using their vacation time and explains why these Americans are not taking time off.

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District speaks on Congress reaction to a terrorist attack on a French magazine that killed 12 people and discusses the re-election of House Speaker John Boehner.

 

Robert Spencer - Director of Jihad Watch – jihadwatch.org discusses the terrorist attack on a French satirical magazine that killed 12 people and why the terrorist targeting that magazine.

 

Dr. Gerald Edelman -  Author of Sugar Rehab – drgeraldedelman.com speaks on the effects of sugar on blood sugar and the liver and states that sugar causes cancer.

 

Nicholas Carlson – Author of “Marissa Mayer And The Fight To Save Yahoo!” discusses his new book and explains the history on how Marissa Mayer help correctly run Yahoo and how saved the company.

 

Tom Brejcha - President and Chief Counsel of the  Thomas More Society talks about AutoCam Medical winning a court case against the Obamacare abortion pill mandate.

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

 

Tom Walsh – Business Columnist for the Detroit Free Press talks about the Detroit business lunch-in that he shall be moderating later this week

 

Terry DeDoes - Senior Public Information Director – Consumers Energy provides some tips to avoid problems with your furnace during the harsh snowy wintery season

 

Andrew Nyquist - Founder & President of See It Market LLC - www.seeitmarket.com speaks about the S&P 500's longest loss streak since 2013

 

Dr. Gerard Lameiro – Author of “Renewing America and Its Heritage of Freedomgerardlameiro.com chats about his piece on the predicted end of the mainstream media

 

Adam Cooper - Oil and Gas Expert - www.questautomatedservices.com  offers predictions for how long fuel prices will stay so cheap

 

Susan J. Ashford  - Professor of Management and Organization – Univ. of Mich. Ross School of Business discusses how to get your superior to hear out your ideas more actively

Monday, January 5th, 2015

 

Melissa Sullivan  - Director of Marketing Communications - UniGroup discusses the numbers and reasons of why people move out of Michigan

 

Eric Smith - Associate Director of the Tulane Energy Institute  talks low gas prices

 

Nan Cohen – “Dealing with Divorce: Reality Revealed” nancohendivorceexpert.com discusses the particularly high number of divorces seen in the month of January

 

Daniel DiSalvo - Author of “Government Against Itself: Public Union Power And Its Consequences”

 

Steven Broglio - Professor at the U-M School of Kinesiology and Director of the NeuroSport Research Laboratory talks about the latest research in concussions in contact sports

 

Jesse Toprak – Chief analyst for cars.com discusses high sales numbers lately, except unfortunately for Cadillac

January 2nd, 2015

 

Patrick DeHaan - Senior Petroleum Analyst for Gasbuddy.com speaks on lower gas prices and when gas prices will rise again.

 

Josh Katzenstein - Detroit Lions beat writer for the Detroit News provides analysis on upcoming Lions game against the Dallas Cowboys and what are the Lions chances heading forward into the playoffs.

 

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with  mlive.com & farmerweather.com speaks on upcoming storm system and discusses features of a new app called the farmerweather app.

 

Nancy Fagan - Owner - The Divorce Help Clinic LLC - www.Dyvorce.com explains what exactly is Divorce Day and provides the reason on why the majority of divorces are initiated by married women.

 

Peter Morici – Economist & Professor at the University of Maryland - He tweets @pmorici1speaks on the economy of the past year and the future of this year's economy and he also gives his take on Bill Tatro's comments about the economy crashing.

 

Dr. Herb Rappaport – Author of “Marking Time” - www.herbrappaport.com speaks on the psychological effects of time.

 

Brian Krallis - Cybersecurity Expert  - www.surmd.com discusses Sony hackers and if hackers will go after medical records next.

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

 

Joe RexrodeDetroit Free Press MSU beat writer discusses MSU Football's reaction to U of M hiring Jim Harbaugh and MSU's upcoming game against Baylor.

 

Bert Erpillo - Liquor Industry Expert – Beverage Marketing Association discusses champagne and other alcoholic beverages and answers are milleniums drinking more than previous generations.

 

Jeff Benedict – Author of “The System: The Glory and Scandal of Big Time College Football” – Twitter @authorjeff speaks on reasonable composation for college football players.

 

Bill Tatro – Economist & columnist on townhall.com - billtatro.com/ recaps the stellar year the stock market had during 2014.

 

Tom Holland - Exercise physiologist and author of "Beat the Gym" gives tips on keep working out during the New Year and how to keep workouts fun and he also suggests having a goal to work towards to when going to the gym.

 

James Hirsen – Author of “Hollywood Nation: Left Coast Lies, Old Media Spin, and the New Media Revolution” - jameshirsen.com speaks on why the Hollywood Box Office is down  5% from last year and why Hollywood is not in touch with their fan base.

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

 

Dr. Frank Lieberman – Author of “Bo’s Warriors  : Bo Schembechler And The Transformation Of Michigan Football” discusses Michigan's new coach, Jim Harbough

 

Dr. Matthew Davis - Chief medical executive for the Michigan Dept. of Comm. Health talks about the bad wave of influenza going through Michigan right now

 

John Frith - Vice President at the dealer consulting firm Urban Science tells us why this has become the biggest car purchasing week of the year

 

Jeff Crouere - Host and publisher of Ringside Politicsringsidepolitics.com talks about the pros and cons of all the potential 2016 Presidential candidates

 

Cheryl Jackson  - Expert on Gift Returns - www.sistersofsavings.com gives some advice on how to most successfully return or exchange Christmas gifts

 

Dr. Sandeep Grewal – Author of “Fat-Me Not: Weight Loss Diet of the Future” discusses new research in choosing the right diet

Monday, December 29th, 2014

 

Ira Weintraub - Program Director - Sports Talk 1050 WTKA reports on the big news in Ann Arbor as a new charismatic coach is coming to UofM football

 

Bernie Porn – President of EPIC-MRA gives us the highlights of the last poll of the 2014 year

 

Jack McHugh - Editor of MichiganVotes.org talks about his groups efforts to increase transparency in counter intuitive bills

 

Steven Laff - Cyber Security Expert  - www.afarsitebetter.com discusses the cyber attack on Sony

 

Mike Robinson - Former U-of-M fellow, now a Psychology Professor at Wesleyan University in Connecticut talks about a study showing how our brain responds to addiction

 

Ken Jenkins - Aviation Crisis Consultant - kenjenkinsllc.com gives their expertise on the news of another flight having gone missing in Malaysia

Friday, December 26th, 2014

 

David Maxfield - Author of the book "Crucial Conversations: tools for talking when stakes are high" discusses communicating with coworkers while avoiding conflict

 

Tim Sanders - Author of the "Likeability Factor" explains how likeability is crucial for success in your carreer

 

Dr Bill Miller - Author of "Microcosm Within" talks about the misconceptions in the interactions between the vast amount of microorganisms inside the human body

 

Jack Appleman - speaks about getting your message across the most efficiently in emails

 

Elkhonon Goldberg - Neuroscientist and author of "The Wisdom Paradox"

 

Ron Rosedale - Opponent of the currently popular 'high-protien diets' argues that they are not the healthiest alternative to a low-carb diet

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

 

James HohmanAssistant Director of fiscal policy - Mackinac Center for Public Policy speaks on whether voters will approve 1.9 Billion Dollar Tax increase for road funding.

 

Thomas Greenwood – Columnist & Staff Writer for the Detroit News speaks on developing story about 5 teenagers from Grosse Pointe who were ambushed by a gunman while in Detroit.

 

Bodie Hodge – Author of “War on Christmas: Battles in Faith, Tradition, and Religious Freedom” speaks on his Creation Mueseum and how he thinks Christmas should be celebrated.

 

Joseph BurgoPsychologist &  author of the forthcoming book “The Narcissist You Know" discusses his book and how his pets help patients relax during theapy meetings.

 

Alytia Levendosky – Michigan State University Psychology Professor talks about her study about pregnant women being abused and how the abuse may cause trauma symptoms in the unborn child.

 

Dr. Selena C. Snow - Licensed Psychologist - www.drselenasnow.com gives explanations on why some people are depressed during the holidays.

 

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

 

Dennis Louney - First Ward Commissioner for the Lansing Board of Water & Light talks about the changes to the BWL since last year's historic power-outtage

 

Eric Lyman - TrueCar VP of industry solutions predicts next years car sales to be even higher

 

Fred Siegel - Senior fellow at The Manhattan Institute and Scholar in Residence at St. Francis College gives us an in-depth analysis into Mayor De Blasio's public relations crisis and the state of law enforcement in New York through the decades

 

Gordon Chang – Author of “Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On The World” discusses the situation between the US and North Korea

 

Eric Calley – Vice President of The Fight Continues – www.the-fight-continues.com gives us an update of his experience of bad service on an airline as a veteran with PTSD

 

Dr. Devin Brown – Author of “TOLKIEN: How an Obscure Oxford Professor Wrote The Hobbit and Became the Most Beloved Author of the Century “ talks about his book and what experiences inspired  J.R.R. Tolkien to write the highly acclaimed books; the sixth movide adaption having just been released

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

 

Rick Jones - (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge discusses his Christmas nativity scene featured at the Capitol this week and road-funding

 

Jill Fritz - Campaign Director - Keep Michigan Wolves Protected talks about the ruling from a single judge to put wolves back on the endangered species list

 

Clark Hodges - Financial Strategist - www.hodgescapital.com gives some insight as to why we are seeing an astonishing upward jump in the market

 

Russell Glass - Author of “The Big Data-Driven Business: How to Use Big Data to Win Customers, Beat Competitors, and Boost Profits” reports on the details of how exactly Sony may have been hacked

 

Joy Weaver - Etiquette Expert - www.justaskjoy.com discusses the perils of "re-gifting" this holiday season

    

Stephanie Tourles – Author of “Raw Energy in a Glass” – stephanietourles.com shares the reasons why she eats primarily raw foods in her diet

Friday, December 19th, 2014

 

Scott Hagerstrom - State Director - Americans for Prosperity speaks on the passing of the Road-Funding bill and he explains why he is against the plan.

 

Tom Ivacko - Program Manager - Univ. of Michigan - Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy speaks on new report on how Michigan local governments handle their financial practices.

 

Mark Torregrossa - Meteorelogist for MLive.com gives the forcast for Christmas Day and are there any snowstorm systems heading our way.

 

Sheila A. Weinberg - Founder and CEO of Truth in Accounting speaks on the finacial health of 10 cities in Michigan and why it is not looking good for these cities financially.

 

Grant Petersen - Author of "Eat Bacon, Don't Jog: Get Strong. Get Lean. No BS" explains how a high fat, low carb diet has kept him healthy.

 

Bill Tatro -Author of "44th: A Presidential Conspiracy" -billtatro.com explains why the extra money that conusmers save from lower gas prices may not be a good thing.

 

Dr. Edward Slingerland - Author of "Trying Not to Try: The Art and Science of Spontaneity" speaks on his new book and how his book is based on Asian studies.

Thursday, December 18th, 2014

 

Lance Binoniemi - Vice President of Government Affairs for MITA discusses road funding proposal that maybe reached later tonight.

 

Mary Townley – Director of the Homeownership Division at MSHDA discusses how Lansing and Detroit are getting $75 Million Dollars from the Federal Government and what the money is going towards.

 

Susan Kaufman Purcell – Director of the Center for Hemispheric Policy at the University of Miami discusses how the diplomatic relations between U.S. and Cuba may effect trading between the U.S., Cuba, and other countries if the trade embargo was lifted.

 

Ivan Sacks - Financial Strategist - www.kingsleyadvisors.com explains why the stock market has been booming lately.
 

Andy Schor - (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing discusses the latest on road funding bill that is being drafted.

 

Sameera Sullivan - Dating Safety Expert www.lastingconnections.net gives tips on how to be safe when online dating.

Wednesday, December 17th, 2014

 

Bill Dendy - CPA and Money Manager  - www.elitefm.net  talks about the Fed contemplating raising interest rates due to the Stock Market doing well recently.

 

Jose Azel - Senior scholar at the University of Miami's Institute for Cuban and Cuban-American Studies speaks on the U.S. restablishing a diplomatic relationship with Cuba and why he thinks it may have negative repercussions for both Cuba and the United States.

 

Michael Daugherty – Cyber Security expert & author of “The Devil Inside the Beltway” speaks on Cyber security and he discusses the recent hacking of Sony emails and the withdrawl of the movie "The Interview" from theaters because of the hacks.

 

Andrea Miller - Public Information Officer - Department of Insurance and Financial Services speaks on which accidents could happen during the holidays and if your insurance may or may not cover those accidents.

 

Tim Beck – Co Founder of Safer Michigan Coalition discusses Medical Marijuana legislation.

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

 

Rick Jones – (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge responds to the Satanic Temple display being put up outside the Capital and what we can expect to see get completed before the end of the year

 

Chris Fisher – President of the Associated Builders and Contractors

 

James HirsenMedia Analyst & Law Professor -  www.jameshirsen.com discusses the aftermath of Sony's database being hacked

 

Andy Eschtruth - Associate Director for External Relations at the Center for Retirement Research is predicting in the future what he calls a "retirment crisis"

 

Vince Willmore – Vice President for Communications the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids discusses a new report released today showing a decrease in teenage smoking, but an increase in e-cigarette use

 

Roger Fleming - Author of the new novel “Majority Rules” talks about the potential of a compromise in border security

Monday, December 15th, 2014

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District

 

Kevin Grasha – Lansing State Journal Reporter talks about the recent shooting in Lansing story

 

John Besley - Professor of Advertising and Public Relations at Michigan State University

 

Jex Blackmore – A member of the Detroit chapter of the Satanic Temple talks about her groups holiday display that will be put up in Lansing this week

 

Gil Torrez - Former SWAT hostage negotiator – Owner of Taurus Investigations comments on the hostage situation that occurred recently in an Australian cafe

 

Paul Costa - Scientist Emeritus at the National Institutes of Health discusses new research into the science of aging

Friday, December 12th, 2014

 

Bishop David MaxwellPastor of Eliezer Temple Church in Lansing talks about Black Lives Matter Forum and he discusses the latest details about a shooting that happened in Lansing Township in which a cop shot a black man and why the police department is not releasing the officer's name.

 

Erin Knott - Michigan State Director for Enroll America  speaks about the deadline to sign up for health care coverage which falls on Dec 15th.

 

Romina Boccia - Fellow in Federal Budgetary Affairs at The Heritage Foundation discusses new budget bill and how the U.S. is 18 Trillion Dollars in Debt and where is the money being spent.

 

Dr. Sandeep Jauhar – Author of “Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician” discusses his fear that doctors do not have enough evidence to diagnose patients illnesses.

 

Dr. James DiNicolantonio - Cardiovascular Research Scientist – St. Luke’s Hospital in Missouri explains how added sugar has an effect on raising blood pressure.

 

Harvey L. Sterns – Director of the Institute for Life-Span Development and Gerontology-The University of Akron discusses his research in aging and he debunks the myth that the older that people get the less productive they become.

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

 

Dr. Melvin Jones - President of the Greater Lansing Clergy Forum speaks on police brutality and racial profiling and he talks about the Black Lives Matter Forum.

 

Mike Yankowski – Police Chief – Lansing Police Department explains how cops are trained to diffuse tense situations and he responds to Dr. Melvin Jones comments.

 

Matt Schulz - Senior analyst for Credicards.com explains how he got of credit card debt and how people get into debt.

 

Chris Martenson - Co-founder of PeakProsperity.com discusses his book "The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment" and what he thinks the economy would be like in 20 years.

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

 

Emily Kollaritsch - Michigan State University Student Organizer explains why her and other students are protesting December 2014 Commencement speaker, George Will.

 

Brigham A. McCown -  Former head of the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration speaks on a plan of a new pipeline that will run through West Virginia, Ohio, and Michigan also he discusses the state of 60 year old pipelines here in Michigan.

 

Dr. Jeffrey Singer—Adjunct scholar at the Cato Institute and Doc Squads member speaks on the negative effects that Obamacare has on doctors and patients.

 

Dr. Matthew Davis -Chief medical executive for the Michigan Dept. of Comm. Health explains why children are not being vaccinating and why Michigan is rated 4th when it comes to not vaccinating children.

Tuesday, December 9th, 2014

 

Sean Furlong – Detective First Lieutenant for the Michigan State Police gives us the latest on an investigation into an officer-involved shooting of an armed man this past weekend in Lansing Township

 

Kevin Mellott - Security Expert – erase.com discusses the possible security consequences/impact the release of the CIA interrogation details may have for the U.S.

 

Barbara Levine - Citizens Alliance on Prisons and Public Spending shares a report that indicates inmates that are incarcerated for more heinous crimes are less likely to return to prison

 

Philip Stinson – Professor of Criminal Justice - Bowling Green State University shares their expertise in law enforcement officers encountering complications in arrests

 

Dr. Ivan Eland – Author of “Recarving Rushmore: Ranking the Presidents on Peace, Prosperity and Liberty” continues on the topic of the CIA torture story

Monday, December 8th, 2014

 

Sam Singh – (D) State Representative – East Lansing  explains why he feels the current road funding bill is a "sham"

 

Ted O'Neil - Spokesman for the Mackinac Center for Public Policy comments on a Detroit Free Press article unvieling salary changes in the MEA

 

Eric Calley – Vice President of The Fight Continues – www.the-fight-continues.com speaks on a bad experience involving bad service with US AirWays

 

Jack Nerad - Executive Editorial director and market analyst for Kelley Blue Book’s kbb.com lists off KBB's "best buy" cars of 2015

 

Gene Wrigglesworth – Ingham County Sheriff discusses the tragic death of an officer in a car crash over this past weekend

 

Mateen Cleaves – Former MSU Basketball Star - Onegoalonepassion.com talks about a fund raiser he is helping with today in town

Friday, December 5th, 2014

 

Ari Adler - Spokesman for House Speaker Jase Bolger discusses the latest plans for road funding

Andy Schor – (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing talks about changes he would like to be seen in the road funding plan

Georg Basar – Howell Chief of Police & Legislative Chairman for the Mich Assoc. of Chiefs speaks against a proposal to keep bars open until 4am

Eric SchifferChairman and CEO of Patriarch Equity, and DigitalMarketing.com comments on the massive cyber attack on Sony earlier this week

Jeff Cranson – Director of Communications - Michigan Department of Transportation talks about MDOT's take on road funding

Kendell Hall - Executive Director of REACT - www.neuroreaction.org  tells us about some new innovations in treatment for spinal injuries

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

 

Bill Dendy - CPA and Money Manager  - www.elitefm.net discusses OPEC's fight to stop U.S. oil production.

 

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality discusses police brutality in lieu of the Eric Gardner case and other similar recent cases.

 

Peter Morici – Economist & Professor at the University of Maryland - He tweets @pmorici1 discusses Business Round Table 2015 Economic Growth Forecast led by former Michigan Governor John Engler and gives his take on the Ferguson and Eric Gardner cases.

 

Susan Winter – Author of  “Older Women, Younger Men: New Options for Love and Romance” susanwinter.net explains why divorced middle-aged men are remarrying younger women based on a Pew research poll.

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

 

Howard Walker - (R) State Senator - Traverse City speaks on the Senate passing a new bill that helps the State take over school districts if they are in a middle of a financial emergency.

 

Tim Greimel - (D) State House Minority Leader discusses road-funding and where will the money come from to fund the maintaining of roads.

 

Derek Meister - Geek Squad Agent discusses how Geek Squad Agents will give online service to shoppers during the Holidays and he discusses new gadgets.

 

Kay Hymowitz - Fellow at the Manhattan Institute speaks on the divorce rate and what group of people are more prone to divorce.

 

Adam Bryant - NYTimes columnist - Author of "Quick and Nimble: Lessons from Leading CEOs on How to Create a Culture of Innovation"

 

Goldie Blumenstyk - Reporter and Editor of The Chronicle of Higher Education speaks on student attendance at university classrooms and how to keep track of students that are missing classes.

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

 

Rose McDermott - Professor of Political Science at Brown University talks about a new study looking into how friend's divorces can affect your outlook on your own relationship and relationships in general

 

Jeff Gaines - Author of "Fat, Broke, and Busy: Escaping America's Never-Enough Culture" provides some advice from his book about how to make smarter less emotion-driven decisions in life

 

Dr. John Abramson - Author of "Overdosed America: The Broken Promise of American Medicine" discusses statins, a cholestorol reducing medicine that may not be as safe as previously believed

 

Daniel Alpert - Author of the book "The Age of Over-supply: Overcoming the Greatest Challenge to the Global Economy"

Monday, December 1st, 2014

 

Winthrop Smith - Author of "Catching Lightning in a Bottle: How Merril Lynch Revolutionized the Financial World"

 

Dr. Patricia Papernow - Author of "Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships"

 

Brett Robinson - Author of "Appletopia" discusses the progressing interrelationships between religion and technology

 

Melba Kurman - co-author of "Fabricated: the new world of 3D Printing" talks about her book on this state of the art break through technology

 

 

Author of  “Catching Lightning in a Bottle: How Merrill Lynch Revolutionized the Financial World” - See more at: http://1320wils.com/pages/capital-city-recap-segments#sthash.kK2R6ON0.dpuf
Author of  “Catching Lightning in a Bottle: How Merrill Lynch Revolutionized the Financial World” - See more at: http://1320wils.com/pages/capital-city-recap-segments#sthash.kK2R6ON0.dpuf
Author of  “Catching Lightning in a Bottle: How Merrill Lynch Revolutionized the Financial World” - See more at: http://1320wils.com/pages/capital-city-recap-segments#sthash.kK2R6ON0.dpuf
Author of  “Catching Lightning in a Bottle: How Merrill Lynch Revolutionized the Financial World” - See more at: http://1320wils.com/pages/capital-city-recap-segments#sthash.kK2R6ON0.dpuf
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Author of  "Appletopia: Media Technology and the Religious Imagination of Steve Jobs" - See more at: http://1320wils.com/pages/capital-city-recap-segments#sthash.kK2R6ON0.dpuf
Author of  "Appletopia: Media Technology and the Religious Imagination of Steve Jobs" - See more at: http://1320wils.com/pages/capital-city-recap-segments#sthash.kK2R6ON0.dpuf
Author of  "Appletopia: Media Technology and the Religious Imagination of Steve Jobs" - See more at: http://1320wils.com/pages/capital-city-recap-segments#sthash.kK2R6ON0.dpuf

Friday, November 28th, 2014

 

Tim Daman - President of the Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce comes to the show to promote 'Small Business Saturday' shopping event as an alternative for shopping Black Friday

 

Dr. Caroll M. Helm - Author of "Mysteries and Parodoxes: Looking Through the Glass, Darkly" discusses his book, parodoxes of life, and grieving the tragic loss of his son

 

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Mitch Anthony - Author of the book "The New Retirementality" talks about how to start living your dreams at any age

 

Dr. Shelander Bhasin - renowned endocrinologist at the Brigham and Women's hospital comments on a new large study on senior citizens falling down

 

Dr. Daniel Levitin - Author of the book "The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in an Age of Information Overload" speaks about his book and the science of music and the brain

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

 

Evan Webb - Meteorologist National Weather Service gives us a forceast for the Thanksgiving holiday weekend

 

Reverend Charles Williams II – Pastor at the Historic King Solomon Baptist Church in Detroit speaks about why he has organized a protest in response to the grand jury ruling of Darren Wilson

 

Bob Selig – Executive Director of the Capitol Region International Airport

 

Yevgeniy Feyman - Fellow at the Manhattan Institute reports on the large numbers of health care applicants for the new enrollment period

 

Sylvia Peterson – Author of “Laura and Me: A Sex Offender and Victim Search Together to Understand, Forgive, and Heal” discusses her book, her tragic experience, and comments on the multiple accusations of abuse facing comedian Bill Cosby

 

Jacqueline Whitmore - Founder, The Protocol School of Palm Beach - EtiquetteExpert.com discusses proper etiquette as a guest and/or a host of a Thanksgiving gettogether

Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

 

Tom McMillin – (R) State Representative – Rochester Hills speaks on road funding and responds to Rich Studley's comments against him.

 

Jesse Weinberger – Internet Safety Expert - overnightgeekuniversity.com discusses a phone app called Yik-Yak and how a student used to the app to threatened schools with shootings.

 

Michelle Minton – Consumer Policy Expert at the Competitive Enterprise Institute speaks on internet gambling and speaks on which Casinos are for it or against internet gambling.

 

Lieutenant General (Ret) William “Jerry” Boykin – Author of “The Coalition: A Novel” discusses Chuck Hagel's resignation.

 

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality speaks on Grand Jury's decision not to have Darren Wilson go to trial for killing Michael Brown.

 

Dr. Albert A. Rizzo – Senior Medical Advisor for the American Lung Association explains why more women are getting lung cancer than men.

Monday, November 24th, 2014

 

Charlie Owens - State Director of the NFIB talks about how Michigan businesses are feeling about the road funding bill

 

Dr. John DeCicco - Research professor at the UofM Energy Institute compares and contrasts the pros and cons of traditional, hybrid, and electric cars

 

Kevin Jackson - Host of the syndicated radio show "The Black Sphere" theblacksphere.net comments on the situation in Ferguson, MO

 

Brian Bouffard - Legal Expert www.bouffardlaw.com discusses the legal process of the Ferguson grand jury, announcing their decision later tonight

 

Tony Horwitz - the author of "Boom" - his journey along the Keystone XL Pipeline

Friday, November 21st, 2014

 

Clarence Ditlow - Executive Director of the Washington-based Center for Auto Safety speaks on the flaws of Takata-made airbags and how Takata is dealing with the problem.

 

Mark Krikorian - Executive Director of the Center for Immigration Studies - cis.org discusses President Obama's speech from last night in which the President gave amnesty to 5 Million illegal immigrants.

 

John Casey - Author of "Dark Winter: How the Sun is Causing a 30-Year Cold Spell" explains how the sun is causing the earth to have colder than usual temperatures.

 

Val Sotir - Founder and CEO of Watermark Capital Partners speaks on the recent success of the Stock Market.

 

Jan Langbein - Expert on Date Rape - www.genesisshelter.org speaks on date rape issue due to the recent Bill Cosby scandal.

 

Jessica Wolf - Freelance writer and editor - www.wolfwebb.com discusses alternative therapy and how the late author Dr. Sarno's books helped her through therapy.

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

 

John Philo - Legal director of the Detroit-based Sugar Law Center speaks on Emergency Manager laws.

 

Tom McMillin – (R) State Representative – Rochester Hills gives his take on Jonathan Gruber's negative comments against voters.

 

Aron Szapiro - Consumer Finance Expert at Hellowallet.com speaks on whether consumers should buy a house or rent instead.

 

John Malcolm - Director of Heritage Foundation's Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies discusses President Obama's upcoming speech that is happening tonight at 8.

 

Dr. Daryl R. Van Tongeren - Assistant Professor of Psychology at Hope College discusses dating profiles and how to tell if someone is being humble or arrogant.

 

Rich Rubino - Author of "The Political Bible of Humorous Quoatations from American Politics" discusses his new book and what he think President Obama is going to address during his speech.

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

 

Peter Morici – Economist & Professor at the University of Maryland - He tweets @pmorici1 speaks on how the Stock Market are improving and if the trend will continue into the future.

 

Mickey MacWilliamsExecutive Director of the Michigan Snowsports Industries Association - goskimichigan.com speaks on how snowsports are effecting Michigan's economy.
 

Andrew Bostom – Expert on Islam - andrewbostom.org speaks on an Islamic Service being held at the National Cathedral and more news on the issues in the Middle East.

 

Will Rosellini - Neurotechnology Expert - roselliniscientific.com explains how microchips inserted into the brain could cure various diseases such as alzheimers.

 

Jim Vurpillat – Global Marketing Director for Cadillac speaks on the new Cadillac ATS, why he is moving Cadillac Headquaters to NY and why about the new plant in Lansing coming soon.

 

Jason Hartman is the President of Platinum Properties Investor Network – jasonhartman.com discusses various housing markets in the U.S.

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

 

Dan Lauwers – (R) State Representative -Brockway discusses the policy work group he has been charged to lead after his recent re-election

 

Mike Avery – Host of  the “Outdoor Magazine” Radio Show - mikeaveryoutdoors.com talks about how the cold weather is affecting this year's hunting season

 

Stephen Aaron Grey - Author of  “Ant Farm: A Novel About What's Bugging Society” a book about the impact of net neutrality

 

Mark Murphy – CEO of Leadership IQ & Author of “Hundred Percenters” – leadershipiq.com tells you approximately how much time to spend with around your boss in the work place

 

Gina Calcagno - Coalition Manager - Michigan For Marriage speaks on the behalf the 300+ same-sex marriages that are currently in limbo between state and federal law

 

Derek Cheung – Author of “CONQUERING THE ELECTRON: The Geniuses, Visionaries, Egomaniacs, and Scoundrels Who Built Our Electronic Age” discusses the world of business vs. engineering and some of the wonderous high-tech inovations to expect in the not-so far future

Monday, November 17th, 2014

 

Andy Such - Director of Environmental & Regulatory Policy at the Michigan Manufacturers Association discusses coming changes made by the EPA could cost Michigan jobs

 

Lisa Posthumus Lyons – Republican State Representative speaks about her endeavors to change Michigan's electoral vote

 

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with mlive.com & farmerweather.com reports on upcoming heavy snow fall

 

Dr. Robert S. Lawrence - Director of the Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins talks about some potentially harmful chemical compounds found in household items

 

Jay Kaplan - ACLU of Michigan LGBT Project attorney responds to Attorney General Bill Scheutte's movement to void same-sex marriages

 

Dr. Rachel Docekal - Origins Recovery Centers www.originrecovery.com discusses prescription stimulant drug abuse among college students

Friday, November 14th, 2014

 

Mike Kowall - (R) State Senator - White Lake discusses the long awaited road funding plan

 

Amber Wallach - Manager Trainee at Firestone Complete Auto Care in Lansing gives advice on prepping your car for winter roads

 

Amber Arellano - Executive director of the Education Trust Midwest talks about the new replacement for the MEAP test coming soon

 

Mike Avery - Host of Michigan Outdoors right here on 1320 WILS discusses hunting season's start bright and early tomorrow morning

 

Larry Winget - Author of "Grow a Pair: How to Stop Being a Victim and Take Back Your Life, Your Business, and Your Sanity" shares some motivational advice from his book

 

Tim Walberg - (R) U.S. Representative - Michigan's 7th District speaks about today's vote on the Keystone Pipeline

 

Dr. Fab Mancini - Healthy Living Expert - www.drfabmancini.com share some startling news: home prepped school lunches may be less healthy than the school's

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

 

Peter Spadafore – President of the Lansing School Board speaks on topics being covered at the Lansing School Board Meeting tonight.

 

Andy Schor - (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing speaks on issues that are being handled and will be handled during the lame-duck session.

 

Tom Ivacko - Program Manager - Univ. of Michigan - Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy discusses a study in which Local Government officials are surveyed about outsourcing services.

 

Reverend Joe Summers - Episcopal Church of the Incarnation Ann Arbor speaks on his protests against stores that are open during Thanksgiving.

 

Nick Jans – Author of “A Wolfe Called Romeo” – nickjans.com discusses his new book and speaks on why he quit wolf hunting.

 

Joseph Klein – Author of “Lethal Engagement: Barack Hussein Obama, The United Nations & Radical Islam” speaks on the latest  that is happening in Israel.

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

 

Rick Jones – (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge discusses road-funding.

 

Erin Davis  - Spokesperson for General Motors speaks on why 350 employees are being laid-off at the Lansing GM Plant.

 

Bill Cromie - CTO and Cofounder - Significance Labs discusses net neutrality.

 

Chris Martenson - Co-founder of PeakProsperity.com speaks on his new book "The Crash Course: The Unsustainable Future Of Our Economy, Energy, And Environment" and explains why the U.S. is not at it's peak prosperity.

 

Dr. Ryan T. Howell – Co-founder of BeyondThePurchase.Org speaks on the positive(or negative) effects on how we spend money.

 

Colleen Rickenbacher - International Etiquette expert www.crspeaks.com explains why Obama chewing gum was a sign of disrespect in China.

 

Tuesday, Novemer 11th, 2014

 

Bob Trezise - President and CEO of the Lansing Economic Area Partnership discusses Mayor Bernero and Governor Snider's business trip to China

 

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with mlive.com & farmerweather.com gives us his expert prediction on what this Michigan winter is going to be like

 

Peter Zeihan – Author of “Accidental Superpower: The Next Generation of American Preeminence and the Coming Global Disorder” offers predictions on the future of the global economic and social climate

 

Colonel Cole Kingseed – Author of “Conversations with Major Dick Winters: Life Lessons from the Commander of the Band of Brothers” discusses his book and his service to our country

 

Erin Knott - Michigan State Director for Enroll America provides information on the upcoming enrollment on the 15th and opportunities for some window shopping for your plan

 

Lida Citroen – Author of “Your Next Mission”  - YourNextMissionBook.com talks about helping veterans revert back to civilian life and finding careers

Monday, November 10th, 2014

 

Ken Sikkema - Senior policy fellow at Public Sector Consultants discusses what to expect with the new senate line up, and the upcoming lame duck session

 

Brent Skorup – Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University talks about the controversy over net-neutrality

 

Dr. Anthony Lyssy - www.diamondphysicians.com provides some insight into the battle against colon cancer

 

Bob Kapp - China consultant based in Washington state and former president of the China Business Council discusses the intricasies of America/China relations

 

Terry Barnett - Martin - Author of  “Tending Fences: Building Safe and Healthy Relationship Boundaries; The Parables of Avery Soul” gives advice on getting along with family members - something important to many during the holidays

Friday, November 7th, 2014

 

Bert Johnson – State Senator (D) – Detroit discusses Detroit's progression and the low democratic turout in the ballots this past Tuesday

 

Steve Malanga – Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute talks about the increased number of Republican governors and how he believes this election was a loss for organized labor

 

Dr. Stanley Riggs – Author of “Build Wealth & Spend It All, Live the Life You Earned” speaks about making wise investments and also having a happier life by not waiting too long before you start spending your earnings

 

Stephan Sardone - Sardone Construction - sardoneconstruction.com discusses the record numbers happening right now in home-remodeling projects

 

Justine SanFilippo - “Lose Your Inches Without Losing Your Mind! 10 Simple Weeks to a Slimmer Waistline and a Healthier You” gives some advice on how to avoid gaining weight during this upcoming season of holiday feasts

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

 

Michael Nystrom – Executive Vice President – Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association speaks on Governor Snyder's plan to handle the road funding issue during the lame-duck session.

 

Philip Veliz – Univ. of Mich. Professor at the Institute for Research on Women and Gender speaks on the effects contact sports, such as football and hockey, have on children.

 

Jay Kaplan - ACLU of Michigan LGBT Project attorney speaks on Court of Appeals ruling on keeping gay marriage banned in Michigan.

 

Larry Pratt - Executive Director of Gun Owners of America speaks on NRA backed candidates.

 

Joe Hirschmugl - Public Relations Manager for Meijer discusses the new upgrades for the Meijer on Pennsylvania Ave and speaks on the Meijer family being here in Lansing for the unveiling of the new rennovations.

 

Stephen Basset – Executive Director of Paradigm Research Group discusses Extra Terrestials and that parts of the government knows about extra terrestials.

Wednesday, November 5th, 2014

 

Bill Ballenger – Founder of Inside Michigan Politics gives reasons as to why Mark Schauer lost the gubernatorial election to Rick Snyder.

 

Prof. Allan Saxe – Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington speaks on how the U.S. Senate is turning completely Republican.

 

Marion Nestle - A professor of nutrition, food studies and public health at New York University speaks on proposals to change food labels to make them more informational to consumers.

 

Tim Beck – Co Founder of Safer Michigan Coalition discusses the results of the proposal to decriminalize marijuana,  11 communities in Lansing have voted and 5 communites are against it and 6 are for marijuana .

 

Tom Jackson – Author of “Philosophy: An Illustrated history of Thought” discusses his new book.

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

 

Chris Swope – Lansing City Clerk discusses election day in Lansing

 

Brett Dreyfus – Clerk for Meridian Township reports on how things are going in Meridian Township on this election day

 

Trent Atkins - Lansing Board of Water & Light’s first emergency operations manager talks about their plans to strengthen the community and stream line efficiency

 

David Schanzer - A professor of public policy at Duke University discusses how midterm elections may be counter productive to government operations

 

Gary H. Collins – Author of “The Last Election” chats about his new political thriller book, which incorporates his extensive experience in the private sector as well as in goverment

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

 

Rick Jones - (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge comments on his endorsement from the LSJ and offers some predictions for tomorrow's elections

 

Danielle Citron – Author of  “Hate Crimes in Cyberspace” talks about her book and the phenomenon of online harrassment

 

Andrei Simonov – Michigan State University Professor of Finance discusses the study he conducted looking at the effacy of professional financial advisors

 

Jesse Toprak – Chief analyst for cars.com gives us the latest auto numbers

 

Mark Meckler - President Of Citizens' For Self-Governance - selfgovern.com chats about tomorrows election and the tea party group

Friday, October 31st, 2014

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District discusses election and responds to comments made by Pam Byrnes.

 

Amber Rollins - The director of KidsAndCars.org speaks on the tragedies that can happen during Halloween when it comes to drinking and driving.

 

Mike Smith – Executive Director of the Creation Summit speaks on what he hopes to accomplish with the Creation Summit that is coming to MSU on Saturday.

 

Roger Roffman – Author of “Marijuana Nation: One Man’s Chronicle of America Getting High: From Vietnam to Legalization” speaks on how he helped with the legalization of marijuana in Washington and he how got addicted and quit indulging in marijuana.

 

Rich Trumka - President of the AFL-CIO speaks on why he was in Michigan today.

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

 

Dr. Matthew Davis - Chief medical executive for the Michigan Dept. of Comm. Health discusses the safety precautions being taken for the Ebola virus and the half a dozen people being monitored here in Michigan

 

John Krafcik – President of TrueCar tells us what cars are most popular in red states vs blue states

 

Janine Elias -  Author of  the new financial advise book "Kill Robin Hood” killrobinhood.com talks about becoming more comfortable with your finances

 

Mark Schauer – Gubernatorial candidate and former 7th District US Congressman speaks about his plans for Michigan

 

Jonathan V. Last - Editor of The Seven Deadly Virtues www.SevenDeadlyVirtues.com a book written by 18 conservative authors on why a virtuous life - is funny as hell

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014

 

Eric Schertzing – Ingham County Treasurer & Democratic Nominee for the 8th Congressional District seat discusses how he plans to work with Washington on issues if he is elected to Congress.

 

Robert Muise - Co-Founder & Senior Counsel at the American Freedom Law Center discusses case he is working on involving a religious group called the Bible Believers who were attacked by Muslim followers during the Arab Festival in Dearborn in 2012.

 

James R. Copland - Director of the Manhattan Institute's Center for Legal Policy discusses why Michigan has many more crimes and laws than other surrounding states.

 

Eric Schiffer - Chairman and CEO of Patriarch Equity speaks on China's giant E-Commerce company, Ali-Baba, passing Wal-Mart in the Stock Market and should the U.S. be worried about China.

 

Michael Cohen - Host of Capital City Recap speaks on a report from State Farm that states Halloween is the deadliest day of the year for pedestrians, particularly teens and adolescence, also, he discusses drunk driving being an issue on Halloween, and he talks about 10 people who are being monitored for the Ebola Virus.

 

Steve Mitchell – Head of Mitchell Research and Communications discusses latest poll numbers for the Governor's race and the Senate race.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014

 

Neena Newberry - President, Newberry Executive Solutions comments on the controversial quote made by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on the topic of women asking for raises

 

Tom Swanson - Manager of clean energy initiatives for the Pew Charitable Trust speaks about future prospects for alternate energy here in Michigan

 

Laura Beth Bartell - Wayne State University Law Professor discusses the latest updates in the Detroit bankruptcy case 

 

Dr. Matthew Johnson - Professor in the department of psychiatry at Johns Hopkins University talks about the addictive properties of various substances including coffee

 

Pam Byrnes - Democratic Michigan’s 7th District Congressional Candidate discusses about her campaign and what she would do differently from her opponent, Tim Walberg

 

Frank Gallagher – Author of “The Bremer Detail: Protecting the Most Threatened Man in the World

Monday, October 27th, 2014

 

Mike Bishop – Former Senate majority leader & 8th District Congressional candidate talks politics and his campaign

 

Sal Pain - Bio-Recovery Corp - www.biorecovery.com discusses how his company cleans up areas that may have been exposed to Ebola

 

Carly Fiorina Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard shares her predictions in the upcoming senate race

 

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with  mlive.com & farmerweather.com gives his expert weather forecast in this unpredictable season

 

Dr. Dee Telting - Skincare Expert - www.dallascollectionskincare.com discusses what is and what isn't effective for taking care of your skin

 

Friday, October 24th, 2014

 

Steve Cook – President of the Michigan Education Association speaks on the election poll and education.

 

Kevin Mellot - Global Security Expert speaks on the White House fence jumper and the precautions that should have been taken to prevent the intruder from getting over the White House fence.

 

Michael Finney – President & CEO of the Michigan Economic Development Corp talks about an award given to Governor Synder by the Tax Foundation.

 

David Pottruck - Former CEO of Charles Schwab discusses his time at Charle Schwab and his new book "Stacking the Deck: How to Lead Breakthrough Change Against Any Odds"

 

Kristen Moore - Everytown speaks on school shooting near Seattle in which a student killed 5 of his peers.

 

Cindy Leung  - University of California at San Francisco postdoctoral fellow speaks on a new study on sugary sodas and what it does to the aging process.

 

Tom Tylutki - President of the Michigan Corrections Organization

 

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014

 

Clarence Ditlow - Executive Director of the Washington-based Center for Auto Safety discusses increased GM sales and recalls.

 

Bernie Porn – President of EPIC-MRA discusses latest poll on the Michigan Senate Race.

 

Michael Cohen - Host of Capital City Recap talks about cable outage and the outsourcing of technical support.

 

Ajit Pai - FCC Commissioner discusses federal government project that calls to analyze our social media to search for "social pollution" and he explains why he is against the project.

 

Ted O'Neil - Spokesman for the Mackinac Center speaks on a report of privatization of Janitorial, Food Services, and Transportation services in schools.

 

Chris Brown - Employment expert –  www.rjbyrd.com explains why only 24% of businesses are giving out raises to their employees and are increasing wages.

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

 

Bernie Porn – President of EPIC-MRA speaks on the latest gubernatorial polls.

 

Brett Dreyfus – Clerk for Meridian Township discusses upcomimg Election Day and voter turn out for pass elections.

 

Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy -  A Neuroscientist at Duke University Medical Center discusses why people diagnosed with alzheimers might not have it and what may cause alzheimers-like symptoms.

 

Frans Jager -  “Neither Here Nor There: A First Generation Immigrant in Search of American Exceptionalism” explains why he thinks the U.S. does not take advantage of its world dominance.

 

Dr. Bill Johnson – Cosmetic Physician - www.innovationsmedical.com discusses Renée Zellweger recent facial changes.

 

Lisa Ferentz  - Author of “Letting Go of Self-Destructive Behaviors: A Workbook of Hope and Healing” describes her with trauma survivors and the disorders trauma survivors have to deal with.

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014

 

Jeff Irwin – State Reprentative (D) – Ann Arbor discusses bills passed today aiming toward making charter schools more transparent

 

Terry Burns - Executive Vice President of Auto Dealers of Michigan responds to the situation with the Tesla car company trying to do business in Michigan

 

Ram Garg - CEO of Software Assurance - www.sp-assurance.com compares and contrasts Google Wallet and ApplePay, the latter of which launches today

 

Terri Lynn Land – Former Secretary of State & Republican Senate Candidate speaks on all the topics and her run for office

 

Matt Carmichael – Editor of Livability.com reports on a recent survey showing the top cities for liberals, conservatives and moderates

 

Nina  Teicholz – Author of the new book - "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet"

Monday, October 20th, 2014

 

Karim Essani – Professor of Virology - Western Michigan University shares his expertise on the Ebola virus, and gives some insight into how viruses behave and how Ebola is unique

 

Rich Studley – President & CEO – Michigan Chamber of Commerce discusses the on-going  road funding issue

 

Barbara Mancini - A woman with an ill father tells her story of being charged with assisted suicide

 

Sameera Sullivan - Dating Expert and Matchmaker - www.lastingconnections.net discusses dating in your fifties

 

Todd Maron - Deputy General Counsel for Tesla talks about how a bill that if passed may prevent their car company from doing business here in the state of Michigan

Friday, October 17th, 2014

 

Dr. Arnold Monto - Professor of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health comments on the Ebola crisis

 

Ken Jenkins - Aviation Crisis Consultant talks about airport security procedures against illnesses

 

Frank Pasquale - Professor of Law at the University of Maryland Carey School of Law discusses data mining, and how marketers are eager to buy information on consumers behavior

 

Dr. Mark A. Herman - Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School discusses a new study showing a hormonal reaction in the body to fructose

 

Clark Hodges - Financial Strategist - www.hodgescapital.com offers some insight into the stock market

 

Peter C. Diamand - Author of "Amplify your Career and Life: 4 Steps to Evaluate, Assess and Move Forward" talks about his book and it's motivational message

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District discusses hearings betweem Energy and Commerce Committee and the CDC about Ebola and what the U.S. needs to do to protect citizens from an epidemic.

 

Rob Fowler - President and CEO - Small Business Association of Michigan speaks on tax cut for businesses and discusses Mark Schauer's plans to expand the Corporate Income Tax for businesses.

 

Devin Fergus – Professor of African-American and African studies at Ohio State University discusses hidden fees and consumer debt.

 

Kevin Grasha – Lansing State Journal Reporter speaks on 18 year old in Eaton Rapids who's body was found burned in a garage and discusses suspicious behavior exhibited by the teen before his death.

 

Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with  mlive.com & farmerweather.com discusses the future forcast for the rest of Fall and the forcast for Winter.

 

Patrick Poole -  National security and terrorism correspondent for PJMedia.com gives an update on ISIS and the crisis in the Middle East.

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

 

John Pottow - University of Michigan Bankruptcy Law Professor speaks on Detroit bankruptcy case and one of Detroit's creditors are ready to make a deal with the city to cut down on the Detroit's debt.

 

Tim Daman – President & CEO of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce speaks on the new partenership between the Lansing Chamber of Commerce and Google to promote local businesses in Lansing.

 

Kush Patel – Founder of  App Academy – appacademy.io talks about his academy that educates people about computer coding and how to write codes.

 

Sal Pain - Bio-Recovery Corp - www.biorecovery.com speaks on how he sanitizes areas contaminated with Ebola and other illnesses.

 

Daniel R. Obenour - Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, & Environmental Engineering - NCSU speaks on toxins from Lake Erie that caused half a million people to lose drinking water during the summer in Ohio and parts of Michigan.

 

Dr. Peter Pirano – Clinical Director at Origins Recovery Centers - www.originsrecovery.com

exaplains why people are getting addcited and are overdosing on opioid painkillers.

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

 

Bill Ballenger – Founder of Inside Michigan Politics shares his expert perspective on the town hall gubernatorial debate this past weekend

 

Bobby Schostak - Chairman – Michigan Republican Party discusses Jeb Bush's potential presidential run and the upcoming senate races

 

Keith Ambachtsheer – Professor at the University of Toronto Rotman International Center for Pension Management speaks about how pension pans in the Netherlands have system that the U.S. could learn a thing or two from

 

Kevin Sites – Author of “Swimming With Warlords: A Dozen-Year Across the Afghan War” talks about his book wherein he interviews warlords, ex-Taliban fighters, and covering the Afghan conflict for well over a decade

 

Dan Lohrmann - Chief Strategist and Chief Security Officer for Security Mentor

 

Sheri Sobrato Brisson – Authof of “Digging Deep: A Journal for Young People Facing Health Challenges”

Monday, October 13th, 2014

 

Mark Perry - Professor of Economics at the University of Michigan-Flint provides some insight into some discrepencies in plans for income equality

 

Ben Cohen - Sports Reporter for the Wall Street Journal reports on the correlation between the amount of money colleges spend on athletics vs. their performance

 

Wayne Pacelle – CEO & President of the Humane Society of the United States tells us the reason he is visiting Michigan and is campaigning against proposals being voted on this November

 

Mike Kelly – Author of “The Bus on Jaffa Road” speaks about his book about a terrorist attack back in 1996 in Israel and the quest for justice in it's aftermath

 

Steve Scanlon - Consumer Watchdog - www.guardvest.com  gives advice on how to not be taken advantage of by your financial advisor


Dr. Jon Grant – Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral Neuroscience - University of Chicago gives his insight on obsessive compulsive disorder and how to help people that are plagued by it

Friday, October 10th, 2014

 

Lt. Matt Bolger – Cybercrime Inspector – Michigan State Police speaks on cybercrimes that authorities deal with daily.

 

Nolan Finley - Detroit News Editorial Page Editor discusses topics that he is going to cover during the Gubernatorial Debate, Sunday at 6:00PM.

 

Samantha Crane - Director of Public Policy - Autistic Self Advocacy Network discusses why a 46 year old mother tried to kill her autistic teenage daughter.

 

Chris Wahmhoff - Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands discusses oil spill caused by Enbridge years ago and is Enbridge really finished cleaning up the oil spill.

 

Dr. Matthew Davis - Chief medical executive for the Michigan Dept. of Comm. Health discusses how Michigan is prepared just in case of an Ebola outbreak.

 

Dr. Rick Strassman  - Author of “DMT: The Spirit Molecule” speaks on his research on the drug DMT, how it effects users, and how the human body creates natural DMT.

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

 

Marilyn Cornelis -  Research Associate in the Department of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health explains how DNA is connected to how people are affected by coffee.

 

Allison Phelps - Public Relations Specialist of Whole Foods speaks on new Whole Foods Store that is coming to East Lansing and speaks on a summit that may help local suppliers get their products in the store.

 

Kirk Roy -  Vice President of the Office of National Health Reform at BCBSM discusses how The Affordable Health Care at may affect an employee's insurance.

 

Cynthia Hearne Darling – Author of “Apache Courage: Trumpets Around the Camp” speaks on her time living with Native Americans.

 

Mark Schauer –Gubernatorial candidate and former 7th District US Congressman discusess issues that he'll be speaking on during his debate with Governor Snyder, Oct 12th at 6pm.

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

 

Rick Murdock - Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Health Plans discusses open enrollment health insurance changes that may be caused by the Affordable Health Care Act.

 

Dr. Murray Cohen - An infectious epidemiologist & the head of the medical advisory board for Wello – welloinc.com speaks on Thomas Eric Duncan's death from Ebola and concerns about Ebola being in schools in Texas.

 

Dan HeynsDirector of the State Corrections Department discusses the firing of Aramark food workers and he speaks on the budget for Corrections.

 

Jason Mattera - Author of “Crapitalism: Liberals Who Make Millions Swiping Your Tax Dollars”  speaks on confronting former Director of the Exempt Organization Unit of the IRS, Lois Lerner, about the IRS targeting conservative groups controversy.

 

Peter Sprigg - Senior fellow at the Family Research Council speaks on why the Supreme Court refused to hear Same Sex Marriage cases.

 

Jim Estes - Professor of finance at California State University, San Bernardino explains why our state is using tobacco settlement money for the wrong expenses.

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

 

Tom Shields – President of Marketing Resource Group discusses the upcoming elections only a month away and the gubernatiorial town hall debate this weekend

 

Isaias Solis - Executive Director of the Power Consortium tells us about his non profit group, how they want to help the community and their upcoming event

 

Dr. Richard Lee - Professor of medicine at the Stanford University School of Medicine & Medical Director of GeneSolve talks about low testesterone and how testosterone treatment can be beneficial but also harmful if misused

 

Terry Frewen - President Greater Lansing Association of REALTORS - www.terryfrewen.com comments on the climate of the realty market

 

Duane Chapman - US Geological Survey - Columbia Environmental Research Center reports on asian carp DNA being discovered in the Kalamazoo river today and what impact they may have on the environment

 

Steve Scanlon - Financial Watchdog and co-founder of GuardVest – Gaurdvest.com gives some insight into retirement in these uncertain times

Monday, October 6th, 2014

 

Jay Kaplan - ALCU Michigan Attorney discusses gay marriage

 

Soren Anderson – Michigan State University Economics Professor shares his findings on car purchasing patterns and how family has been found to be a large factor in brand selection

 

Mark Snyder - Detroit Free Press sports writer covering University of Michigan football gives the latest on the controversy surrounding the Wolverines this season

 

Dan Bongino – Author of “Inside the Bubble: Why A Top-Ranked Secret Service Agent Walked Away From It  All” talks about his time in the service, and comments on the recent White House intruder

 

Ram Garg - CEO of Software Assurance - www.sp-assurance.com  talks about ApplePay, which may be rolling out as soon as later this month

 

Mary E. Gallagher – Director - Lieberthal-Rogel Center for Chinese Studies - University of Michigan speaks on U.S. and Chinese relations past, present, and future

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

 

Judy Emmons – State Senator - R-Sheridan speaks about the many bills she is spearheading to deter human trafficking

 

Sara Parkinson – Director of Talent & Communications- Lansing Economic Area Partnership talks about her groups new program that encourages talented individuals to turn their hobbies into real businesses

 

Brian Bouffard - Expert in Military Justice - www.jagdefender.com reports on an American soldier who has been incarcerated in Mexico

 

Cody Wilson – Founder of Defense Distributed – defdist.org creator of the first 3D printed gun talks about his next controversial creation, the ghost gunner

 

Aditi Paul - A doctoral candidate at Michigan State University's Department of Communications shares the long-term success rate of online dating

 

Owen Shapiro – Author of “Brand Shift: The Future of Brands and Marketing” talks about his new book

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

 

Bernie Porn – President of the Lansing-based Polling Firm EPIC-MRA discusses gubernatorial poll.

 

Tom Ivacko - Program Manager - Univ. of Michigan - Center for Local, State, and Urban Policy speaks on new report that surveyed local officials across the state of Michigan.

 

Robert Spencer - Director of Jihad Watchjihadwatch.org speaks on beheading in Oklahoma.

 

Edward McCord - Director, Taiwan Education and Research Program - Elliott School of International Affairs explains and discusses the Confuscious Institute.

 

Linda Jones - Executive Director of the Michigan Grape and Wine Industry Council speaks on the hit the wine industry took due to the harsh winter.

 

Ryan Houck- Author of  “Will America Fail?: The Case for Hope” explains why America will fail in the future end soon and he discusses his new book.

Wednesday, October 1st, 2014

 

Rick Jones – (R) State Senator – Grand Ledge speaks on eradicating trolling by greedy attorneys.

 

Karl Brauer - Senior Director of Insights - Kelley Blue Book speaks on the highlights of General Motors press conference, GM's move to New York, and speaks on GM's 19% sales increase.

 

Tim Daman – President & CEO of the Lansing Chamber of Commerce discusses Chambers of Commerce month here in Michigan, speaks on the history of the Chamber, and the ups and downs of the Chamber.

 

Drew Sharp – Detroit Free Press Sports Columnist discusses a petition of 7000 signatures calling for Dave Brandon, the University of Michigan Athletic Director's, to be fired.

 

Dr. James  - Medical expert  - www.diamondphysicians.com speaks on the Ebola virus in the U.S.

 

Jonathan Paull – Author of “Structurally Sound: Renovating the Middle-Aged Body” discusses how Middle-Aged people can work out safely with out injuring themselves.

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

 

Bernie Porn – President of the Lansing-based Polling Firm EPIC-MRA speaks on his firm being chosen as the top ranked in Michigan

 

Jill Gonzalez – Spokesperson for WalletHub tells us what states have been found to be the best for teaching in

 

Monique Lin-Luse - Assistant Counsel - NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund comments on the alarming number of Detroit residents who are trying to make ends meet with their water shut off

 

Bill Dendy - CPA and Money Manager -  www.elitefm.net discusses consumer confidence in the coming Halloween holiday season

 

Mick McCabe – Detroit Free Press Sports Columnist talks UofM football and the bad press they have been receiving

 

Karl Ronn – Author of “The Reciprocity Advantage: A New Way to Partner for Innovation and Growth” talks about his book about helping expand start-up companies and creating brand identity

Monday, September 29th, 2014

 

Rich Robinson - Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network discusses the alarming increase in lobbyist spending in Lansing

 

Erik Shelley – Communications Director for Michigan United tells us about an event at the capital tomorrow that his group is organizing

 

David Torrance - Workplace Culture Expert - www.executiveforums.com discusses a recent survey showing 28% of employees have reported some form of bullying in the work place

 

Dr. Paul Offit - Director of the Vaccine Education Center at The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia speaks on a growing trend of parents refusing to have their children receive vaccinations

 

Joanne Peterson - Retired Classics teacher from Grand Rapids talks with us outside an event held by Governor Snider that she has been un-invited to

 

Joyce Hanna - Associate Director of the Health Improvement Program at Stanford University talks about staying in shape as you grow older

Friday, September 26th, 2014

 

Tim Hoch - Trial lawyer and legal strategist - www.hochlawfirm.com  speaks on the unsealing of the assault lawsuit against Jerry Jones

 

Andre Spivey – Detroit City Councilman discusses the control of Detroit being returned to the mayor and city council from the hands of Emergency Manager Kevin Orr

 

Dr. Joanne Lynn - Director, Center for Elder Care and Advanced Illness - Altarum Institute discusses the current approach to hospice in America and how it can be made better

 

Dr. Malaz Boustani - Indiana University Center for Aging Research shares information from new research connecting prescription pills such as ambien and being connected with alzheimers

 

Craig Thompson – Commercial Drone Videography - globalvideohq.com tells us some new things drones are being used for that are exceptions to the FAA ban on commercial droning

 

Edward Brown - Author of “The Time Bandit Solution: Recovering Stolen Time You Never Knew You Had” talks about his book that looks into the things and people in life that consume too much of your time

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

 

Andre Spivey -Detroit City Councilman speaks on Kevin Orr's future in Detroit.

 

Bob ThomasExecutive Director - Michigan Chamber Foundation discusses new report on economic competitiveness in Michigan.

 

Jill Fritz - Campaign Director - Keep Michigan Wolves Protected speaks on wolf hunting issue.

 

Jeff Williams - Chief Executive Officer of Public Sector Consultants discusses the polling numbers for the debate between Rick Snyder and Mark Schauer that is happening in October.

 

Kevin Jackson - Host of the syndicated radio show “The Black Sphere” – the blacksphere.net shares his view on Attorney General Eric Holder resigning and Eric Holder's legacy.

 

Bryan Wolfe -Senior IOS Writer for AppAdvice.com speaks on the new IPhone 6 and customers having trouble with the IPhone 6 bending.

 

Tensie Homan – Author of “Beat the Exit Bubble: The Ultimate Guide for Exiting Your Business” speaks on baby boomers leaving their businesses in the next five years.

Wednesday, September 24th, 2014

 

Dennis Louney - First Ward Commissioner for the Lansing Board of Water & Light speaks on board members voting to increase rates for BWL customers.

 

Lily Eskelsen García – President of the National Education Association speaks on student loan debt.

 

Bert Johnson – State Senator (D) – Detroit discusses issues plagueing Detroit such as bankruptcy and funding a new bridge and he speaks on possible solutions.

 

Andrew Bostom – Expert on Islam - andrewbostom.org discusses ISIS/ISIL, and questions Allies that are helping the U.S. stop ISIS/ISIL.

 

Dr. Gerald Edelman - Author of Sugar Rehab – speaks on big companies cola companies reducing beverage calaroies by 20 percent.

 

Paul Barrett – Author of “Law of the Jungle: The $19 Billion Legal Battle Over Oil in the Rain Forest and the Lawyer Who’d Stop at Nothing to Win” discusses his book which is about Steven Donziger taking up a class action lawsuit against big oil companies.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

 

Nolan Finley - Detroit News Editorial Page Editor talks about the forum that he will be delegating between our gubernatorial candidates

 

Matt Marks – Heads the Michigan Equal Protection for Interns Coalition – miepic.org reports on interns not being protected under the law from sexual harrassment

 

Tom Shields – Spokeskman - Coalition for Auto Insurance Reform discusses the progress on the Detroit-Windsor Bridge project

 

Ziad Fadel  - Dearborn attorney and coordinator for the Syrian-American Forum discusses the unrest created by the ISIS threat

 

Bill Dendy - CPA and Money Manager -  www.elitefm.net  reports on the growing trend of parents giving home loans

 

Daniel C. Esty - Professor of environmental law and policy at Yale discusses the topic of climate change

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

 

Jeff Cranson – Director of Communications - Michigan Department of Transportation talks about road funding in our state compared to others

 

Judy Putnam - Communications Director - Michigan League for Public Policy discusses child care and education

 

Stacy M. Swimp – Spokesman for a National coalition of black pastors opposed to gay marriage

 

Jeremy Jobe - Marketing and Branding expert - rightfootmedia.com comments on the Ray Rice story and the impact on the NFL's public image

 

Puneet Manchanda - Professor of Marketing – University of Michigan reports on the massive Chinese company Ali Baba and their emergence into the Western market

 

David Hollister – Former Mayor of Lansing and Producer of the documentary “Second Shift”, a film about how twenty years ago Lansing almost lost General Motors

Friday, September 19th, 2014

 

Peter Spadafore – President of the Lansing School Board talks with us about renovating some of the LSJ school buildings

 

David T. Hartgen - Author of the Annual Highway Report published by Reason Foundation helps compare Michigan roads with other states

 

Bryan Wolfe – Senior IOS Writer for Appadvice.com talks about the new iPhone 6 and the iWatch

 

Barron H. Lerner - Author of “The Good Doctor: A Father, a Son and the Evolution of Medical Ethics” discusses his book about the ethics of doctors and euthanasia

 

Edwin Walker – Program Attorney for US Law Shield – Walker discusses the topic of gun control

 

Mary Todd – Author of “Hard Drive: A Family’s Fight against Three Countries” tells us a little about her book about her son who was murdered and made to look like a suicide overseas

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

 

Newt Gingrich – Former US House Speaker & 2012 Presidential Candidate discusses his take on the Michigan gubernatoiral race, his prediction on the elections coming in November, and he speaks on For-Profit Colleges.

 

Jim Gilchrist - Founder and president of the Minuteman Project speaks on terrorist crossing the southern U.S. border.

 

Carly Fiorina -  Former CEO of Hewlett-Packard wants more women to join the Republican Party.

 

Sarah Roberts – State Representative of St. Clair Shores discusses for profit charter schools.

 

Lori Vann - Licensed Professional Counselor - LoriVannCounseling.com discusses Adrian Peterson case and disciplining children.

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

 

Jeff Hank – East Lansing Attorney speaks on changing East Lansing's marijuana laws.

 

TJ Bucholz – President of Vanguard Public Affairs discusses the latest poll on the gubernatorial race.

 

Barbara Coombs Lee – President of Compassion & Choices speaks on America's end of life care dilemma.

 

Jill Weisenberger - a registered dietitian nutritionist and a certified diabetes educator - jillweisenberger.com explains why the number of people with diabetes is rising.

 

Ram Garg - CEO of Software Assurance - sp-assurance.com discusses deleting old information before upgrading to a new phone.

 

Frank Vetro – Author of “Standing on Principal” speaks on how and why he was arrested for aggravated harassment.

 

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

 

Keison Arnold - Director of operations for SodexoMagic in Lansing discusses Magic Johnson's new company which has become involved in quality school lunches

 

Courtney Protz-Sanders - Michigan's Political Action Committee for Animals tells us about her groups rally at the Capitol tomorrow morning in opposition to outlawing certain dog breeds

 

Terry Kalley – Founder of fameds.org speaks on behalf of the "right to try" act

 

Ziad Fadel  - Dearborn attorney and coordinator for the Syrian-American Forum discusses whether or not training Syrian rebels is a good response to the ISIS situation

 

Bill Bushaw - Chief Executive Officer of PDK International

 

Dr. Pamela Peeke – Author of “The Hunger Fix” talks about the incredibly addictive properties of sugar

Monday, September 15th, 2014

 

Laura Beth Bartell – Wayne State University Law Professor discusses the ruling on the city of detroit bankruptcy trial

 

Allison Skinner - Project Associate at Clean Energy Coalition shares a report from her group that shows Michigan is number 17 on the list of alternative fuel cars

 

Gary Miron - Professor, Evaluation, Measurement & Research at Western Michigan University tells us why Michigan's first cyber school may be going under

 

George W. Holden - Director of Undergraduate Studies - Dept. of Psychology, SMU speaks on the Adrian Peterson story and child discipline

 

Matt Carmichael – Editor of Livability.com tells us what the two Michigan cities on their recently released "best cities to live in" list

 

Dennis Davis - Producer and director of the film “An Epidemic Of Distortions” comments on soldiers with P.T.S.D.

Friday, September 12th, 2014

 

Mel Grieshaber – Executive Director of the Michigan Corrections Organization speaks on accusations that Governor Synder's administration lied about what's happening with Aramark.

 

Kevin Grasha – Lansing State Journal Reporter speaks on senior Eastern High School student who is charged of raping another student on school property.

 

Joshua A.T. Fairfield - Professor of law at Washington and Lee University speaks on a digital wallet revolution.

 

Mathew Burrows – Author of “THE FUTURE, DECLASSIFIED: Megatrends That Will Undo the World Unless We Take Action" speaks on economical and technological future threats that may occur if trends continue.

 

Julie Gunlock – Senior Fellow – Independent Women’s Forum – speaks on Meatless Mondays and why some schools across the country are leaving meat off the lunch menu on Mondays.

 

Mr. Aubrey Clark-Brown - Junior Research Scholar - Center for Dialogues: Islamic World-U.S.-The West

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

 

Chad Moutray - Chief Economist -National Association of Manufactures explains why regulations is costing the U.S. money.

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District speaks on his support for President Obama's plan to end ISIS.

 

Mark Jansen – (R) Senator State R-Gaines Twp discusses a new bill that helps Michigan avoid a one billion dollar budget hole.

 

Gadi Adelman- Counter-Terrorism Expert – gadiadelman.com speaks on ISIS and his reaction to Obama's speech.

 

David Torrance - Executive Coach and Leadership Expert - www.executiveforums.com speaks how Roger Goodell is handling the Ray Rice domestic abuse scandal.

 

Ed Boltz - President of the National Association of Consumer Bankruptcy Attorneys discusses senior citizens with student loan debt.

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

 

John Pottow - University of Michigan Bankruptcy Law Professor speaks on the Detroit Bankruptcy court case being pushed to a later date.

 

Dr. Matt Davis - Chief Medical Executive for the Michigan Department of Community Health discusses respiratory illness that's effecting school age students.

 

Tim Hoch -Trial Lawyer and legal analyst - hochlawfirm.com discusses Jerry Jones lawsuit.

 

Theresa Brown - Author of “Critical Care: A New Nurse Faces Death, Life, and Everything in Between.” Explains why some Doctors can't let go of their ailing patients.

 

Brian Farrington  - Employment Attorney - Cowles & Thompson discusses Ray Rice's suspension from the NFL.

 

Dr. Zuhdi Jasser - President and founder of the American Islamic Forum for Democracy speaks on Obama's plan to eradicate ISIS.

Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

 

Gary Naeyaert - Executive Director of the Great Lakes Education Project discusses the upcoming gubernatorial election

 

Dustin Ingalls - Assistant Director – Public Policy Polling gives the latest numbers on the governors race and senate race

 

Mikey Campbell – Editor of AppleInsider.com shares with us all the big news for Apple today as new products such as the iPhone 6 are unveiled


Mark Torregrossa – Meteorologist with mlive.com & farmerweather.com tells us what kind of sudden storms we may see coming to Michigan tomorrow

 

Tom Lambert – Vice Presdient of Michigan Open Carry shares why people from his group are unhappy with the Michigan Republican Convention

 

Benedict Carey - Author “How We Learn: The Surprising Truth About When, Where and Why It Happens,” shares with us how feeling restless can actually be a beneficial trait for learning new things

 

Roxann Taylor - Domestic Violence Survivor – Score Foundation comments on the Ray Rice domestic violence story

Monday, September 8th, 2014

 

Saul Anuzis – Former Chairman of the Michigan Republican Party gives his endorsement for Gubernatorial candidate Rick Snyder

 

Dr. Mike Smalley - Religion expert -  www.mikesmalley.com discusses the low number of secular millenials

 

Dr. Marsha Rappley - Dean of the Michigan State University College of Human Medicine comments on a recent survey indicating many med students being taught in an abusive environment

 

Kevin Jackson - Host of the syndicated radio show “The Black Sphere” – the blacksphere.net

 

Marjorie ProkoschTexas Christian University, Department of Psychology shares some findings on non-caloric artificial sweeteners found in many of todays beverages

 

Dr. Bill Miller – Author of “The Microcosm Within: Evolution and Extinction in the Hologenome” gives us insight into the vast number of microbes at work inside our own bodies

Thursday, September 4th, 2014

 

Steve Cook - President of the Michigan Education Association speaks on court decision that allows teachers to opt-out of the MEA.

 

Joe Hirschmugl - Public Relations Managers for Meijer speaks on Meijer offering new jobs.

 

Jesse Toprak - Chief analyst for cars.com discusses auto sales for the month of August.

 

Patrick Wright - Director - Mackinac Center Legal Foundation responds to MEA ruling and why he agrees with the ruling.

 

Michelle M. Grinnell - Public Relations Manager - Michigan Economic Development Corporation discusses the Pure Michigan Advertising Campaign to bring tourist to Michigan during the fall.

 

Lynne Martin - Author of "Home Sweet Anywhere: How We Sold Our House, Created a New Life, and Saw the World" speaks on her travels throughout Europe and South America with her husband and her future plans to travel to Asia.

Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014

 

Rich Robinson - Executive Director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network discusses the finances of the gubenatiorial campaigns and where the money for the campaigns is being spent.

 

Dr. Steve Albrecht – Author of “Ticking Bombs” discusses road rage and how to manage anger.

 

Dr. Sandeep Jauhar – Author of “Doctored: The Disillusionment of an American Physician” explains why some doctors may feel unfulfilled in their fields.

 

John Pottow - University of Michigan Bankruptcy Law Professor discusses Detroit Bankruptcy trial and how the city is planning on paying creditors.

 

Larry Pratt - Executive Director of Gun Owners of America discusses gun control and other gun issues.

Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

 

Tim Walberg – Republican U.S Congressman – 7th District discusses how the U.S. should react to the ISIS threat

 

Mitch Butler – Founder of imagevision.com tells us how your private files can be hacked into through vulnerabilities in clouds.

 

Laura Beth Bartell – Wayne State University Law Professor discusses the city of Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial

 

Nina  Teicholz – Author of the new book - "The Big Fat Surprise: Why Butter, Meat and Cheese Belong in a Healthy Diet"

 

Daniel Atkinson - Mothering Justice - Raise MI Coalition talks about our state's minimum wage increase

 

Mark P. Mills - Senior Fellow of the Manhattan Institute, and founder and CEO of the Digital Power Group discusses robotics used for labor in factories, and other industries robotics and computers are entering into

Friday, August 29th, 2014

 

Jared Burkhart - Executive Director of the Michigan Council of Charter School Authorizers gives us an update on the eleven authorizers under scrutiny

 

Richard Thompson - President and Chief Counsel of the Thomas More Law Center speaks on comments Governor Snyder

 

David Mayer – Professor of Management and Organizations - University of Michigan talks on the topic of affirmative action

 

Missy Cummings – Runs the Humans and Autonomy Laboratory at Duke University shares her knowledge of drone technology, which is predicted to be used for package delivery in the not-so-distant future

 

Dr. Michael Ledeen - Scholar at the Foundation ofr Defense of Democracies talks about the militant group ISIS and the threats they may pose

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

 

Bernie Porn - President of the Lansing-based Polling Firm EPIC-MRA discusses latest poll numbers for the gubernatorial race.

 

Gail Parson - Environmental Entrepreneurs Midwest Advocate speaks on Michigan being 3rd in the country when it comes to clean energy jobs.

 

Edwin Walker - Program Attorney for US Law Shield - uslawshield.com discusses the accidental death of a shooting instructor by a nine year old girl and speaks whether there should be more restrictions.

 

Dr. Jacob Shores - Staff Clinician at Carrick Brain Centers discusses concussions within football.

 

Jonathan Rottenberg - Author of "The Depths: The Evolutionary Origins of the Depression Epidemic." speaks on depression.

 

Mark Torregrossa - Meteorologist with mlive.com & farmerweather.com discusses the future forecast and the future outlook for winter.

 

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

 

Mark Fisk – President of the Glencairn Neighborhood Association speaks on the tree trimming in Glencairn Neighborhood by BWL.

 

Andy Schor – (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing discusses highlights of the House of Representatives session.

 

Sofia Rahman - Legal Fellow - American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan discusses topics ranging from the militarization of local police and privacy and technology concerns.

 

Jill Fritz - Campaign Director - Keep Michigan Wolves Protected discusses wolf hunting legislature.

 

Joshua Muravchik - Author of “Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel” speaks on Americans joining and fighting with ISIS.

 

Peter Lark – General Manager of the Lansing Board of Water and Light speaks on the changes BWL has made after the big ice storm and his discusses the tree trimming issue.

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014

 

David Hecker – President – American Federation of Teachers Michigan comments on Detroit's emergency manager deciding to not cut teacher's pay

 

Neena Newberry - Leadership Expert - newberrysolutions.com discusses a study showing a great deal of women and millenials starting to fill more leadership roles in the business world

 

Kevin Mellott - Global Security Expert - www.erase.com talks about potential threats members of Isis could pose for the U.S.

 

Gary Chapman - Executive Vice President of National Network - Communities In Schools shares with us the problem of rampant absenteeism in schools

 

Amy Bonomi - Chairperson at Michigan State University's Department of Human Development and Family Studies gives her perspective on the top selling "50 Shades of Gray" novel which her group believes promotes domestic abuse

 

Galena K. Rhoades - relationship researcher at the University of Denver shares the research she conducted finding the most successful marriages are the ones that are the most planned out

Monday, August 25th, 2014

 

Ron Scott –  Founder of the Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality comments on the City of Detroit currently looking into ending federal monitoring of the police dept.

 

Murtaza Nek - Michigan Coalition Against Tar Sands talks on the ongoing protests against the Enbridge company

 

Liz Gellatly – Founder of FACES (Food Allergic Children Education & Support) speaks on Michigan school staff members to be trained to use epi-pens in case of an emergency

 

Stephen D. Eide - Senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute's Center for State and Local Leadership gives us his take on unfunded liability across the states

 

Andrew Langer - President of The Institute For Liberty - instituteforliberty.org

 

Stacy Simera - Outreach Co-Director on the Executive Board of the national non-profit Start School Later talks on behalf of her group which bases their goals upon recent studies that have found different sleep schedules in teenagers

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

 

Dr. Timothy Brannan - President of Instructional Technology Services and Founder of Blended Learning Academies discusses the difference between regular schools and Blending Learning Academies.

 

Mike Yankowski - Police Chief - Lansing Police Department speaks on the 9 shootings that happened in the past eight days.

 

Professor Robert George - Professor of Jurisprudence at Princeton University discusses ISIS, an Islamic Terrorist group, and speaks on a petition for Barack Obama to put an end to ISIS.

 

Andrew Bostom - Author of "Iran's Final Solution for Israel" - andrewbostom.org speaks on what drives ISIS to commit their terrorist attacks.

 

David Sulzer - A neurobiologist from Coumbia University Medical Center discusses autistism research.

 

Dr. James Pinckney - Founder of www.diamondphysicians.com

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

 

Robert Stevenson - Executive Director of the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police comments on the militarization of police forces across the country

 

Prof. Allan Saxe - Political Science Professor - University of Texas at Arlington speaks on the arrest of Governor Rick Perry

 

Clint A. Chandler - Director of Professional Learning - Office of K-12 at MSU talks on the successful improvement of Michigan's lowest performing schools

 

Ruth Beier - East Lansing City Council member speaks on behalf of East Lansing residents that are upset with the BWL for tree trimming that has harmed multiple trees

 

Dennis Louney - First Ward Commisioner for the Lansing BWL gives us the other side of the story in East Lansing and possible compromises between both parties

 

Jessa Crispin - Editor of Bookslut.com and Tarot Card reader talks about the phenemenon of Tarot Card reading

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

 

Wes Nakagiri – Tea Party organizer – Candidate for Lt. Governor discusses what he plans to do if elected governor and criticizes current Lt. Governor, Patrick Kelley.

 

Nathan Triplett – Mayor of East Lansing discusses citizens concerns with BWL tree trimming.

 

Royalyn Reid - Diversity & Sensitivity Expert - thecmiteam.com speaks on conflict in Ferguson, MO and reactions from the killing of Mike Brown.

 

Michael Dozier - Spokesman for TeaParty.org speaks on conflict in Ferguson and outside influences.

 

Dr. Andrew Gallup - Psychology Professor at the State University of New York at Oneonta talks about research on why we yawn.

 

Rich Taylor - Sr. VP for Communications of Entertainment Software Association discusses video games, the growth of women gamers and the video game industry.

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

 

Rick Jones - (R) State Senator - Grand Ledge speaks on his efforts to avoid toxic waste being dumped into Wayne County

 

Ron Scott - Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality comments on the ongoing Ferguson, MO story

 

Esther Spina - Author of "The Ambitious Woman" - estherspina.com discusses a study about how men and women react differently in stressful business situations

 

Kevin Jackson - Host of the syndicated radio show "The Black Sphere"

 

Dr. Gerald Edelman - Author of the Book Sugar Rehab sugarrehabbook.com

 

Dr. Mike Smalley - Religion expert -mikesmalley.com talks on a study from UofM finding elderly people with religion are less depressed

Monday, August 18th, 2014

 

Reverend Dr. Wendell Anthony – President of the Detroit Branch NAACP

 

Jason Russell - Senior Director of Insurance Services for the Michigan Chamber talks about new health care options coming to the state

 

Andy Arena – Executive Director of the Detroit Crime Comission talks on police forces increasingly turning to militaristic tactics

 

Bert Johnson – State Senator (D) – Detroit comments on the Michael Brown shooting and talks about his constituents recent meeting on Michigan road funding

 

Kelly Cowart – Professor of Marketing at Grand Valley State University speaks on a recent study on consumers perceptions of business' with religious affiliations

 

David Long - Workplace Culture expert - www.MyEmployees.com talks about how fantasy football season can potentially reduce productivity in the workplace

Friday, August 15th, 2014

 

Mike Kowall - (R) State Senator - White Lake - discusses a meeting he himself and several other senators recently held to plot out some new solutions for road funding

 

Dr. Al Johnson - Expert on Parkinson's - johnsonmedicalassociates.com talks about how the parkinsons disease may have been a factor in actor Robin Williams' tragic death

 

Fred Durhal - (D) State Representative - Detroit comments on the Michael Brown shooting incident in Missouri

 

Avik Roy - Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute - speaks about an alternative to the Affordable Health Care Act

 

Bill Frady - Gunowners of America - Host of LockandLoadRadio.com talks about how gun sales increasing since the Michael Brown shooting

 

Ivy Cheung - doctoral candidate in the interdepartmental neuroscience program at Northwestern University tells us about a recent study's findings on how sun light vs artifical light affects us

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

 

Dan Quisenberry – President – Michigan Association of Public School Academies discusses 11 charter school authorizers and how they may lose the power to authorize due to the performace of their schools.

 

Andy Schor – (D) State Representative 68th District - Lansing explains his bill to restrict the sale of aerial fireworks in Michigan.

 

Lance Binoniemi - Vice President of Government Affairs for MITA discusses road funding.

 

Joe Felter - Senior research scholar at Stanford University’s Center for International Security and Cooperation discusses the Islamic State (ISIS) and how to combat Islamic State.

 

Cheryl Heisler - President of Lawternatives, a Chicago career-consulting service for lawyers and professionals speaks on the lack of vacation time that lawyers and professionals are taking.

 

Victoria Wolber – Director of Macomb County Emergency Management speaks on the Metro Detroit flood and the effect the flood had on Macomb County.

Wednesday, August 13th, 2014

 

Gary Miron - Professor, Evaluation, Measurement & Research at Western Michigan University discusses 11 Michigan charter school authorizers who are at risk of losing their license to authorize new schools and school progams.

 

Tony Francavilla - GM's Lansing regional plant manager speaks on new GM jobs coming to Lansing.

 

Heidi Budaj – Director of the Anti-Defamation League – Michigan Region discusses anti-Israeli protests and how some protestors are becoming derogatory towards Israeli/Jewish Americans.

 

Rodney Anderson - Credit Expert & Author of “Credit 911: Secrets and Strategies to Saving Your Financial Life discusses new rules by FICO that may effect credit score.

 

Jill Fritz - Campaign Director - Keep Michigan Wolves Protected speaks on the Michigan legislature voting to allow wolf hunting and why she is against the vote.

 

Jesse Payne – Author of “Change Your Brain Change Your Life (Before 25): Train the Developing Mind for Real World Success” discusses brain development.

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

 

Russ Marlan - Spokesperson- Michigan Department of Corrections talks about the ongoing Aramark company/State prison story

 

Jeff Cranson – Director of Communications - Michigan Department of Transportation gives us the update on the severe flooding of Detroit roadways

 

Lisa Cobb – Owner of luxuryonlovers.com speaks on a cosmetic needle pen made to remove signs of aging

 

Mort Klein – President of the Zionist Organization of America

 

Steve Scanlon - Financial Strategist and co-founder guardvest.com talks about strategies for American households to avoid falling into a downspiral of debt

 

Jennifer Keitt – Author of “Shake Up Your Life: 30 Steps to Powerful Brilliant Living” offers tips to help getting your kids back out to school

Monday, August 11th, 2014

 

Mitch Bean – Economist with Great Lakes Economic Consulting tells us the GDP here in Michigan may be going up

 

Adam Niemeyer – Sports & NASCAR Expert comments on the incident this past Saturday involving the death of a racer, Kevin Ward, struck by another driver, Tony Stewart

 

Mel Grieshaber – Executive Director of the Michigan Corrections Organization talks about the state's decision to continue their contract with Aramark, a company recently in the news for multiple cases of misconduct in their work with the prison system

 

Rufus Isaacs  - Michigan State AgBioResearch entomology researcher tells us the theories as to why the bee population has been reducing, and the environmental consequences

 

Ron Scott - Detroit Coalition Against Police Brutality talks about the Missouri shooting incident and some personal experiences as well

 

Mark Hornbeck - Communications Director for AARP Michigan shares with us a new survey taken among senior citizens and their primary politcal concerns

Friday, August 8th, 2014

 

Brian Jeffs & Nate Nephew – Co-Founders of Michigan Open Carry discusses Michigan Open Carry which is a non-profit organization that educates people on their right to carry guns openly.

 

Sean McCann – (D) State Representative from Kalamazoo dicusses legislature bill that protects people from dangerous dogs.

 

Christopher Wolf - Co-Chairman of the Future of Privacy Forum explains what is Big Data and what is Big Data used for.

 

Dr. Scott Bridger - Director of the Jenkins Center for the Christian Understanding of Islam discusses Islamic practices and how it differs from other religions and speaks on the religious conflict in the Middle East.

 

Lori Vann - Expert on Teens and Self-Harm - LoriVannCounseling.com explains the Fire Challenge, the latest viral trend among teenagers and the dangers of the challenge.

 

Tim Greimel – Democratic State House Minority Leader speaks on the scandal involving Scott Woosley of the Michigan State Housing Development Authority.

Thursday, August 7th, 2014

 

Brian Bouffard - Expert in Military Justice - www.jagdefender.com speaks on the questioning of Seargeant Bergdahl by Kenneth Dahl about his dissapearence and his capture by Taliban forces.

 

Tom Shields – President of Lansing-based Marketing Resource Group speaks on the latest poll numbers for the governor's race.

 

Michael Bishop – Former Senate Majority leader & running for the 8th District US Congressional seat discusses victory in the Primary.

 

Gerald Thurswell – Attorney representing the parents of Renisha McBride discusses second-degree murder conviction of Theodore Ware, murderer of Renisha McBride.

 

Steven Laff - Cyber Security Expert - www.afarsitebetter.com speaks on the hacking of a billion passwords by Russian hackers.

 

Elyse Wagner – Author of “Smoothie Secrets Revealed: A Guide To Enhance Your Health” explains how food is connected to mental health.

Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

 

Gina Calcagno - Michigan For Marriage Coalition Manager discusses court arguments heard on gay marriage bans in the Cincinatti based 6th District Circuit Court of Appeals.

 

Curtis Hertel Jr. – Ingham Country Register of Deeds & running for the 23rd State Senate District seat speaks on winning nomination for the 23rd State Senate District

 

Eric Schertzing – Ingham County Treasurer & running for the 8th Congressional District seat discusses winning Democratic nomination for the 8th Congressional District seat and explains what issues he'll solve if he wins in the November election.

 

Andrea Dixon - Executive Director of Baylor University's Center for Professional Selling discusses the unemployment rate for recent grads and companies cutting entry level jobs and training budgets.

 

Diana Furchtgott-Roth - Former chief economist of the Department of Labor -  Senior Fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research explains why 71% of people are pessimistic about the future of the economy.

 

Raun Kaufman – Director of Global Education for the Autism Treatment Center of America  & Author of “Autism Breakthrough” explains how children can overcome autism.

Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

 

Carrie Burch – Mayor of the City of Charlotte discusses school funding and road funding, the two millages being voted on today

 

Prof. Allan Saxe – Political Science Professor – University of Texas at Arlington comments on his gallop poll predictions of the upcoming November 2014 elections

 

Larry Dominique - President of ALG and executive vice president at TrueCar tells us about his website and that this current month of August will be huge for car sales

 

Andrew Bostom – Author of  “Iran's Final Solution for Israel” - andrewbostom.org offers some insight to the Israeli/Palestian conflict

 

Vincent Vernuccio - Director of Labor Policy at the Mackinac Center for Public Policy discusses AugustToOptOut.org

 

Gary Allen - Founder of ifoAppleStore.com talks about his following of Apple Store openings the next being right here in Lansing at the Eastwood Towne Center

Monday, August 4th, 2014

 

Ann Badmus - Immigration Reform expert speaks on the ongoing story of this large number of migrant children and the repsonse of our nation and home state

 

Dr. Matthew Davis - Chief medical executive for the Michigan Dept. of Comm. Health talks about HPV and the importance getting youths vaccininated

 

Dr. Gerald Edelman - Author of Sugar Rehab – sugarrehabbook.com returns to the show to talk more about his book and the risks of sugar

 

Rabbi Aryeh Spero - Author of “Push Back: Reclaiming Our American Judeo-Christian Ethos” comments on the cease-fire agreement between Israel and Palestinian factions

 

Bill Dendy - CPA and Money Manager  www.elitefm.net  talks about millenials and their differences in spending behavior

 

Julie Gunlock – Senior Fellow – Independent Women’s Forum speaks on changes to school lunches

Friday, August 1st, 2014

 

Tope Ganiyah Fajibensi - International Chartered Accountant (ACA) and a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) based in Washington, D.C. and author of "What Color is Your Money? Your Personalized Roadmap To Business Success" discusses her book and describes spending habits of people by using colors.

 

Sarah Burd-Sharps - Co-Director and Author of the Measure of America report discusses what the report covers such as education, median income, and life expectancy.

 

Gerri Detweiler - Credit.com's Director of Consumer Education speaks on what can bring down your credit score and how to improve your credit score.

 

Janet Currie - Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs Director of the Center for Health and Well-Being at Princeton University speaks on a study on ADHD medication and how it may not help students in school.

Thursday, July 31st, 2014

 

Duane Sunwold - Culinary Instrutor at Spokane's Community College and Kidney Patient discusses battle with kidney disease and what measures he took to combat kidney disease.

 

Rex LaMore - Director of MSU Center of Community and Economic Development discusses his study on how to fix urban decay.

 

Michael Hogg - Author of "The Age-Nostic Man: The Secrets of Anti-ageing for men" discusses methods on how he slows down the aging process.

 

David Wooten - Associate Professor of Marketing at the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan talks about how people write reviews for products on websites such as Amazon.

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

 

Mark Schauer - Former U.S. Representative for Michigan's 7th Congressional District and 2014 Democratic candidate for Governor speaks on policies and what he plans to do if elected for governor. Part 1 and Part 2.

 

Dr. Charles Ballard - Economics professor at Michigan State University speaks on the U.S. Economy and how it is improving. Part 1 and Part 2.

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

 

Dominic Bokich - Author of "Sex and Your Job Search" talks about what to do and what NOT to do at a job interview

 

Tim Callan - Chief Marketing Officer at RetailNext tells us how companies like his are using cutting edge technology in stores to study consumer behavior

 

Scott Masi - Outreach Specialist at the St John Providence Brighton Center shares with us his experiences overcoming drug addiction and talks about a disturbing comeback of heroin use in the youths of the country

 

Chris Kraft - Social Media Expert with SplashMedia.com talks about filtering social media posts to avoid damaging or embarrassing results

Monday, July 28th, 2014

 

Dr. Alexander Smith - Pallative care specialist and Associate Professor at the UCSF School of Medicine speaks about his efforts in integrating geriatrics and pallative care.

 

Bobby Gruenewald - Pastor, entrepeneur, and leader of LifeChurch.TV tells us about the YouVersion Bible App, which he helped to create

 

Jay Baer - Digital marketing expert and author of the bestseller "Youtility: Why Smart Marketing is about Help not Hype" shares what his book is all about

Friday, July 25th, 2014

 

Dr. Jack Westman - Author of Parent Power: The Key to America's Prosperity explains why teenage mothers might be one of the catalyst of the country's economic problems and a solution to help teenage mothers and their children.

 

Miriam Aukerman - Staff Attorney for ACLU of Michigan speaks on how Automatic License Plate Readers, used by law enforcement, is an invasion of privacy.

 

Kevin Concannon - USDA Under Secretary talks about groups who want to change the rules to the Healthy Hunger Free Kids Act which was passed in 2010.

 

Richard Louv - Author of the Nature Principle worries that children are not spending enough time outdoors.

Thursday, July 24th, 2014

 

Molly Boesel - Senior Economist at CoreLogic Inc. talks about Michigan's rating when it comes to completed foreclosures.

 

Michael Kahana - One of the country's leading Neuroscientist and Professor at the University of Pennsylvania discusses his research on brain and memory.

 

Amos Guiora - Professor at the University of Utah  S.J. Quinney College of Law &  former judge advocate general in the Israel Defense Force on the latest in the war between Hamas and Israel.

 

Seth Spain - Assistant Professor of Management at Binghamton University explains the dark side of personality traits.

Wednesday, July 23rd, 2014

 

Chad Livengood – Capitol Reporter - The Detroit News discusses Detroit's bankruptcy issue.

 

Bernie Porn – President of the Lansing-based Polling Firm EPIC-MRA has updates on the 8th District Congressional Race

 

Brent Pollina- Co-author of the Pollina Corporate Top 10 Pro-Business States for 2014 explains how Michigan is the Most Improved State when it comes to Pro-Business.

 

David Price – Chairman of the Board of the BWL speaks on the progress of BWL and speaks on the reinstatement of Peter Lark as GM.

 

Ron Pollack – Founding Executive Director of Families USA talks about insurance subsidies.

 

Darren Littell - Michigan Republican Party Communications Director talks about members of the Repubican party spying on Democratic functions and claims Democrats are doing the same.

 

Shawn Youngstedt - A professor in the College of Nursing and Health Innovation at Arizona State University Phoenix explains why 7 hours of sleep is just enough sleep for adults and why an extra hour might be damaging.

 

David Scott – Director of an Education Think Tank in Asia & Author “The Longest Distance” compares the education system between the U.S. and Asian Countries.

 

 

Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014

 

Dominick Pallone - Deputy Director - Michigan Association of Health Plans comments on how today's Federal Court panel ruling affects health insurance here in our home state

 

Nicholas Bagley – Professor at the Univ. of Mich. Law School & frequent contributor to The Incidental Economist​, a prominent health policy blog looks at the legal perspectives of the same ruling

 

Katharine Czarnecki – Director of Community Development for MEDC talks about her group helps companies generate money via donation-based crowd funding boost the local economy

 

Andrew Kloster – Legal Fellow – Heritage Foundation shares with us the conservative viewpoint of the Halbig ruling

 

Diane Gottsman – National Etiquette & Dining Authority - protocolschooloftexas.com discusses using proper etiquette in your emails

 

Peter Salins - Senior fellow of the Manhattan Institute's Center for State and Local Leadership

Monday, July 21st, 2014

 

Jeff Williams - Chief Executive Officer of Public Sector Consultants

 

Cathi Banks - Travel expert informs us about increasing prices in airfare

 

David Yerushalmi – Co-Founder & Senior Counsel at the Amercian Freedom Law Center talks about Chinese e-Commerce giant and the implications of them if they were to go public here in the US

 

Joshua Muravchik - Author of “Making David into Goliath: How the World Turned Against Israel” comments on the ongoing Hamas-Israel conflict

 

Amber Rodgers - Runs Divorce Support Groups- divastogether.com speaks on a strange new trend: divorce parties

 

Ken Jenkins - Aviation Crisis Consultant - kenjenkinsllc.com gives his expertise on the aftermath of of the crash of Malaysian flight 17, and comments on the recovering of the deceaseds

Friday, July 18th, 2014

 

Bernie Porn – President of the Lansing-based Polling Firm EPIC-MRA gives us the latest polls

 

Peter Spadafore – President of the Lansing School Board talks about the new 5-year plan for education improvements

 

Jose Alvarenga – BAMN – Coaltion  Honduran immigrant and By Any Means Necessary (BAMN) at the Capitol building where representatives on both sides are protesting for and against immigration

 

Dr. Ron Rosedale – Low-Carb Diet Expert and Pioneer - DrRosedale.com talks about fat not being as unhealthy as we previously believed

 

Kurt Schlichter - Author of “Conservative Insurgency: The Struggle to Take America Back 2009-2041” talks about his political predictions

 

Michael Cunningham - Professor of communication at the University of Louisville tells us what "social allergens" are

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

 

Mel Grieshaber – Executive Director of the Michigan Corrections Organization discusses Aramark scandal.

 

Ken Waltzer - Director of MSU's Jewish Studies program explains how the conflict in Israel is effecting the Study Abroad Program for MSU students in Israel.

 

Jennifer Howard - Executive Director, Alzheimer's Association - Michigan Great Lakes Chapter Discusses Alzheimers Conference and new findings that may help prevent alzheimers and ease the symptoms of alzheimers.

 

Gail Goodman - Communications expert  - www.phoneteacher.com discusess conversation between Comcast customer rep. and customer.

 

Keith Nothacker – CEO of San Francisco company based - BACtrack explains how his product, a personalized breathalizer, works and how it helps the consumer.

 

William Alexander - Author of the forthcoming book “Flirting With French”  talks about his book and the challenges of learning a new language.

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