Bill LuMaye

Monday, February 28, 2011

Should Collective Bargaining Be A Right for State Employees?

Rob Schofield, of NC Policy Watch, on Collective Bargaining being a right or not for State Employees.

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How Do You Feel about Ms. Perdue Going to Washington?

Josh Ellis, of State Government Radio, on Perdue's trip to Washington and recent events in the legislature.

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Friday, February 25, 2011

What should the State Sport be in North Carolina?

Bob Lee talks about the idea of a state sport in North Carolina.

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Do You Think We are Winning The War In Afghanistan?

General Burt Moore (Ret) talks to Bill about needing a new strategy in Afghanistan.

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How do You Feel abou the TSA and Airport Security?

Ray Stevens, musician and songwriter, on his new single, "The Skies Just Ain't Friendly Anymore" (will be included on his latest album, "The Spirit of '76.") His latest single is about the TSA and Aiport Security.

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How do you feel about Tax Credits for Private Schools?

NC Representative Paul Stamm discusses the current legislative session, Governor Perdue's veto, Healthcare and other topical issues.

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Thursday, February 24, 2011

Standardized Tests Bill Moves Forward

NC Representative Bryan Holloway, talks with Bill on the House Bill 48 (=S114). It will be heard next week by the Senate Education Committee.

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A Revolution On the Rise

Azzedine Chergui, an Arabic instructor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies at Duke University, and Frances Hasso, who holds a joint appointment in International Comparative Studies and Women's Studies at Duke, discuss the current situation in Libya.

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Edward Yeranian Updates On Libya

Edward Yeranian, CBS Reporter, talks with Bill on the current situation in Libya.

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Wednesday, February 23, 2011

What are the Current Issues facing North Carolina?

Senator Phil Berger, President Pro Tempore of the 2011-2012 Session to talk about current issues in the NC General Assembly.

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Do You Agree With Charter Schools in NC?

Dr. Mike Munger, Economist and Professor at Duke University talks about charter schools in North Carolina.

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Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Gas Prices Expected to Jump This Year

John Felmy, Chief Economist at the American Petroleum Institute, discusses the potential impact of the Libya & Middle East crises on the price of oil, how oil and gas pricing works and the standards we use to measure them.

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Former Charlotte Mayor Talks Governor's Increased Budget

Former Mayor of Charlotte Pat McCrory talks with Bill on the Governor's proposed state budget, his response and the possibility he might run again in 2012.

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Monday, February 21, 2011

How Do You Feel About The NC State Budget?

Edwin McLengahan, Public Policy Analyst with the NC Budget and Tax Center of the NC Justice Center talks about NC State Budget, finances, and proposed cuts.

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Do You Think NC State Employees Should Be Unionized?

Steve Bader, a representative of the NC Public Service Workers Union on today's meeting/rally in Downtown Raleigh.

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What Will Happen With the Current Unrest in Middle East?

Raymond Tanter, CBS Middle Eastern Expert, on the current middle east unrest and build up tensions in Libya.

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NC State Economist Mike Walden on NC Budget

NC State Professor Mike Walden discusses the NC State Budget and response.

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What Are the Most Important U.S. Documents?

Jackie Gingrich Cushman, author of "The Essential American: The 25 Documents and Speeches Every American Should Own: It is important that we remember, recall, and retell their important stories to determine how to best face our present and future challenges and remain an exceptional nation."

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Saturday, February 19, 2011

Friday, February 18, 2011

What is going on with the Unions in Wisconsin?

Wisconsin State Senator Frank Lasee on events going on with Teacher Unions in Wisconsin.

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What are your Feelings on the Current NC Budget?

Josh Ellis, of State Government Radio, will be speaking on the newly proposed NC State Budget and reactions.

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How do You Feel About a Confederate License Plate?

Greg Stewart, Chairman of the License Plate Committee for the Mississippi Division of the Sons of Confederacy, talks about the Group's Decision to try and have a Nathan Bedford Forrest commemorative license plate issued.

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How do you feel about a Confederate Liccense Plate?

Greg Stewart, Chairman of the License Plate Committee for the Mississippi Division of the Sons of the Confederacy, talks about the group's decision to try and have Nathan Bedford Forrest Commerative Plate issued.

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

John Tedesco Is Positive about AdvancEd Results

John Tedesco, Wake County School Board member, discusses with Bill the board's meeting with AdvancEd, the plans for the future of Wake County schools, and more.

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Trillions Added to Current Fiscal Crisis

Senator Richard Burr talks with Bill about President Obama's 2012 budget, the deficit growing to trillions in years to come, and more.

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Facing Terrorism Together

David Rubin, former Mayor of Shiloh in Israel, talks with Bill on the UN Security Council vote on settlement and his book "Islamic Tsunami: Israel and America in the Age of Obama".

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Insurance Insider Gives A Look On Health Care

Wendell Potter, a senior analyst at the Center for Public Integrity and Senior Fellow on health care at the Center for Media and Democracy, talks with Bill on Health care, Health Insurance and his book "Deadly Spin".

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Wednesday, February 16, 2011

What are the latest issues with Immigration?

William Gheen, President of ALIPAC, talks about the latest issues with Immigration.

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How Do You Feel About Companies Giving Money to Campaigns?

Art Pope is the President and Vice-Chairman of the board of directors for Variety Wholesalers Inc., Director of Americans for Prosperity, a member of the board of directors for the John Locke Foundation, the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, and the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association.

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Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Rep. David Price Comments On Arizona Shooting

Representative David Price (D-NC), talks with Bill on the situation in Arizona concerning the shooting of Gabrielle Giffords and the politicization of it.

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State of the State Has Mixed Feelings

Louisa Warren, of the NC Justice Center and Together NC, gives bill her response to the Governor's State of the State address last night.

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Things Aren't What They Seem

Dr. Jerome Corsi, a Senior Managing Director in the Financial Services Group at Gilford Securities and Senior Staff Writer for, discusses with Bill his views that the US unemployment rate is actually around 17.3%

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Budget Report Could Save The State Billions

Dana Cope, Executive Director of the NC State's Employee's Association, talks with Bill on the SOS Report released today.

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Monday, February 14, 2011

Alves Report a Good Recipe For Wake County Schools

Terry Stoops, Director of Education Studies at the John Locke Foundation discusses the New Alves Report for Wake County Schools.

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Should Wake County Approve the New Alves Report?

Ron Margiotta, Wake County School Board Chair on the Alves Report and current school news.

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Friday, February 11, 2011

Who Should We Listen To When It Comes to The School Board?

Internet Legend Bob Lee talks about Reverend Barber not showing up at a Republican Leadership Meeting on Monday 2/7/11.

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Do you think Egypt will become Democratic?

Ebrahim Moosa, Associate Professor of Islamic Studies at Duke University discusses Egypt and the Speech of President Mubarak.

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Should We Change Assignment Plans for Wake Co School Board?

Harvey Schmidt, President and CEO of the Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce along with Steve Parrott, President of Wake Education Partnership talk about the Alves plan for the Wake County School Board.

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What Should We Do About the National Debt?

Former Republican Alan Simpson, who was appointed by Obama along with former Bill Clinton chief of staff Erksine Bowles to lead the President's panel for reducing the nation's debt.

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Thursday, February 10, 2011

Representative Foxx Comments on Republican Cuts

Representative Virginia Foxx, 5th NC District, gives some comments to Bill on the Republican Budget Cuts which they hope to reach $100 Billion.

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Republican Goal To Reduce by $100 Billion

Ernest Istook, Distinguished Fellow at the Heritage Foundation and former member of Congress,discusses with Bill on proposed Republican cuts.

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Have Schools Gone Too Far?

John W. Whitehead, President of the Rutherford Institute, discusses his article "Zero Tolerance Schools Discipline Without Wiggle Room."

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Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Should We Keep the Smoking Ban in NC?

Don Liebes, owner of Gate City Billiards Country Club, is fighting the Smoking Ban that now affects his establishment as a For-profit private club.

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Durham Mayor Bill Bell talks About the Progress Of The City

Durham Mayor Bill Bell made it clear he's not backing away from the proposed Rolling Hills redevelopment just because it's drawing criticism from local advocates.

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Monday, February 7, 2011

Governor Perdue's Budget Battle

State Government Radio Reporter, Josh Ellis updates Bill on Governor Perdue's plans for the State of the State address and the looming budget battle with the legislature.

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N.C. Rep. Dale Folwell Is Ready for a Budget Battle

Representative Dale Folwell of Forsythe County discusses the budget hole the State of North Carolina is in and where the Republican Party stands on taxes.

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Friday, February 4, 2011

School Resource Officers in all Holly Springs Schools

Holly Springs Mayor Dick Sears talks about School Resource Officers in every school in his town.

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Should Schools Do Away with School Resource Officers?

Lewis Pitts, Senior Managing Attorney at Advocates For Children's Services (Legal Aid of NC), on a report released that urges the Wake County school system to put strict limits on the use of police officers at schools, including not allowing them to carry guns and tasers on campus.

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Rising Prices Falling on The Consumers' Shoulders

Dr. Mike Walden, Economist at NC State University, on "Rising prices falling on consumers' shoulders."

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Are Things Getting Better in Egypt?

Edward Yeraninan, CBS Reporter, on the current state of Egypt from Cairo.

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Thursday, February 3, 2011

Jeff Shaw Talks NC Budget

Jeff Shaw, Communications Director for the NC Justice Center, talks with Bill about ways to save on the North Carolina budget deficit.

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Dr. Brannon Talks Uconstitutionality of Health Care

Dr. Greg Brannon, President of Founder's Truth, talks with Bill about Health Care and the Federal Judge who made a ruling that it was not constitutional.

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Republicans In NC Rally Against Obamacare

Bill talks with Representative Thom Tillis, 98th district- Mecklenburg and Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives, on the current session, our state's budget deficits, and more.

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Is it Really Global Warming or Is it Just Getting Colder?

Joe Bastardi, Chief Hurricane and Long-Range Forecaster for AccuWeather, discusses with Bill Al Gore's assertions on Global Warming.

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Clean Energy Will Cost Millions

Paul Chesser, Executive Director of American Tradition Institute and formerly of the John Locke Foundation, discusses with Bill the cap and trade bill and Obama policies.

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Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Should Parents Have the Right for School Choice?

Kyle Olson, Conservative Commentator, on the case of the Akron Ohio mother, Kelly Williams-Bolar, who sent her kids to a neighboring school district using her Dad's address, and ended up getting 2 felonies for fraud.

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What will happen in Cairo?

Edward Yearanian, CBS Reporter in Cairo for CBS, with an on the scene look at Egypt.

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Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Situation in Egypt Still Tense

Major Mike Lyons, Retired US Army and CBS Military Consultant, gives Bill the current status of Egypt and what to expect in the future.

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Your Children Will Pay For Today's $1.5 Trillion Deficit

David John, Senior Research Fellow in Retirement, Securities and Financial Markets at the Heritage Foundation, discusses Social Security and how it is already running in deficits, ahead of its projected insolvency.

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Vigils To Be Held In Support of Immigrants In School

Bart Evans, Coalition Coordinator with the Adelante Education Coalition, discusses their plans to hold vigils Tuesday to rally support for policies that don't bar illegal immigrants from higher education. Republican state lawmaker Rep. George Cleveland of Onslow County has introduced a bill that would bar them entirely from public colleges in NC.

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Obamacare Declared Unconstitutional By Federal Judge

Dr. Merrill Matthews, Resident Scholar and Health Care Expert at the Institute for Policy Innovation, joins Bill on discussing the ruling delivered yesterday by a federal judge in Florida against the health care reform legislation.

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