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Bullshot Donating Member (807 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-04-04 07:42 PM
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2. Lefty,
You and I must have grown up in a similar lifestyle. I remember the same personalities and growing up following the Tigers on WJR. Mitch Albom is the only show I'll consider listening to on that station now.

This must be a sign of Detroit's shrinking autoworker/blue collar influence. If there was ever a city that would back progressive political views, it would be Detroit. It's hard for me to believe that the UAW types would stand such a steady diet of Limbaugh, Dr. Laura and Sean Hannity. And now, Frank Beckman has his own show and he spews a lot of right wing nonsense. He should stick to calling Michigan football games. Paul W. Smith acts like he likes to hear himself talk. He was the same way in Toledo.

What a waste of air space! You can pick up that station in at least 20 states!
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  -WJR 760 AM Detroit - "The Hate Voice of the Great Lakes" Lefty48197  May-04-04 07:25 PM   #0 
  - I TOTALLY AGREE  Windy   May-04-04 07:34 PM   #1 
  - Great minds think alike!  Lefty48197   May-04-04 08:11 PM   #5 
  - Lefty,  Bullshot   May-04-04 07:42 PM   #2 
  - they're using public airwaves; can't anybody complain?  pretzel4gore   May-04-04 07:42 PM   #3 
  - WKRP  faygokid   May-04-04 09:11 PM   #6 
  - I hear you - Paul W SUCKS  Carni   May-04-04 07:47 PM   #4 
  - You have a point. I know more than I care to say here.  faygokid   May-04-04 09:16 PM   #7 
  - I only listen to WDET and CBC.  bif   May-05-04 08:52 AM   #8 
  - WDET is unlistenable.  pollock   May-11-04 04:52 PM   #22 
  - A personal insight from your ol' Michigan sportswriter buddy here  5thGenDemocrat   May-05-04 12:16 PM   #9 
  - I was once friends with the producer of the Frank Beckman show  Mr_Tom_Paine   Jul-22-04 09:15 AM   #36 
  - Tom Hartman-1480am(12-2pm) Ed Shultz-1600am(3-6pm)  gasperc   May-06-04 07:18 AM   #10 
  - Since WJR abandoned me, I have listened to WWJ 950 AM in Detroit  Lefty48197   May-06-04 08:50 PM   #11 
  - Never get out of public radio  Az   May-07-04 09:53 AM   #12 
  - Thanks!  1gobluedem   May-07-04 12:36 PM   #13 
     - You must be at WEMU? Best jazz station on the planet.  bif   May-07-04 02:37 PM   #14 
     - Bingo!  1gobluedem   May-07-04 04:31 PM   #15 
        - Another WEMU person here...  Ann Arbor Dem   May-10-04 11:55 AM   #17 
        - Unfortunately I can't get WEMU  bif   May-10-04 04:22 PM   #18 
           - You can listen to WEMU on the web...  Ann Arbor Dem   May-10-04 06:53 PM   #19 
              - I'll have to start doing that. Thanks.  bif   May-11-04 08:55 AM   #20 
                 - Thanks, Ann Arbor Dem!  1gobluedem   May-11-04 03:07 PM   #21 
                 - You're welcome!  Ann Arbor Dem   May-11-04 06:44 PM   #24 
     - WDET?  pollock   May-11-04 04:57 PM   #23 
        - WDET is all over the map musically  1gobluedem   May-12-04 10:22 AM   #26 
        - Why doesn't the "jazz show" play rock music?  pollock   May-12-04 01:25 PM   #31 
        - Really? The only jazz they play is from 7-10 pm.  bif   May-12-04 11:47 AM   #27 
           - People get public radio stations confused all the time  1gobluedem   May-12-04 12:59 PM   #28 
           - Know what I'm talking about.  pollock   May-12-04 01:22 PM   #30 
           - then listen from 10pm to early morning.  pollock   May-12-04 01:18 PM   #29 
  - YOU Smacked that nail right on the head  Snotcicles   May-08-04 08:19 PM   #16 
  - I Used To Like WJR  MikeH   May-12-04 12:08 AM   #25 
  - Just curious?  ScubaJeep   May-15-04 07:57 AM   #32 
  - Leaning?  Lefty48197   May-16-04 08:15 PM   #33 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   May-17-04 10:10 AM   #34 
        - LOL, have you ever LISTENED to Dr. Laura?  LisaM   May-21-04 02:40 PM   #35 
           - Ever since they gave her time slot to the windbag known as...  PassingFair   Aug-27-04 05:36 PM   #37 
  - WJR  Snotcicles   Sep-04-04 03:17 PM   #38 

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