This got the left going crazy on Twitter last night when country stars Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood mocked Obamacare at the CMA Awards. Watch this video, especially the reaction from Tim McGraw and Faith Hill who are big Obama supporters.
A new report from the Media Research Center shows that Utah newspapers, especially the Deseret News and Salt Lake Tribune, leaned heavily against Utah Senator Mike Lee when it came to coverage of his fight to defund Obamacare.
Guest Alert: The study's author, Rich Noyes, will join Rod today at 6:20 pm to discuss the outcome of the study.
You can read more about the study from the Media Research Center here:
Several Republican groups find themselves at odds with each other over a series of close political losses in recent years. Now a group called Main Street Advocacy has launched an ad campaign directly blaming Tea Party groups for those losses.
Guest Alert: Former Ohio Congressman Steven C. LaTourette, leader of Main Street Advocacy, joins Rod today at 4:35 pm to discuss the reasons behind the ad campaign.
You can read more about it in the New York Times here:
A $495 million bond that would have gone, in part, toward replacing aging school buildings, was rejected by voters in the Jordan School District yesterday.
Guest Alert: We will get reaction to the vote from Royce Van Tassel of the Utah Taxpayers Association.
You can read more about the outcome of the election in the Salt Lake Tribune here:
The welfare-to-work law passed in 1996 appears to have had the unintended consequence of incentivizing employers to pay low wages.
Guest Alert: Patrice Hill of the Washington Times has investigated the story and joins Rod at 6:20 pm to discuss the situation.
You can read Hill's story here:
The saga in Miami between offensive linemen Jonathan Martin and his alleged bully Richie Incognito has once again brought bullying in the workplace into America's spotlight, though at a level rarely seen. Did Martin do the right thing by leaving the team or should he have stood up for himself? Did Incognito's past foreshadow the problem? These questions and others will be up for discussion today on the Rod Arquette Show.
Guest Alert: Former Dolphins running back Troy Stradford, now a radio host at WIOD in Miami, joins Rod at 5:20 pm today to discuss the situation.
You can read more about it from ESPN.com here:
On a related note, suspended Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito, suspended for his alleged role in the bullying episode, recorded this PSA to play at the Dolphins home stadium prior to games. Take a look... ironic, isn't it??
If you're a candidate is tomorrow's municipal elections, tonight is your last chance to appeal directly to voters. It's Rod's "Minute To Win It" starting tonight at 6pm. Any candidate or proponent/ opponent of an issue on the ballot are invited to call in and make a pitch to voters. Each candidate will have 60-seconds to convince voters to elect them.
Here's the number to call starting at 6pm 888.570.8010
Don't forget Rod's "Minute To Win It" starting at 6pm.
A group of Utah lawmakers today visited Granger High School and Kearns High School to discuss the challenges that face the west-side schools. Under Utah's new School Grading System, Granger and Kearns received a D and an F, respectively.
Guest Alert: Democratic Senator Karen Mayne and Republican Senator Aaron Osmond are scheduled to join Rod today at 4:35 pm to discuss the visit and what might be done to help the schools improve.
According to a study by four Australian and British psychologists, racism is associated with opposition to gun control. The study also revealed that whites who own guns do so because they hold racist feelings toward blackpeople.
Guest Alert: Author John Lott, a contributor to Fox News, joins Rod today at 4:20 pm to talk about the study's findings.
You can read more about the study from Lott on Fox News here: