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Jack Riccardi has been a talk show host on 550 KTSA since July 1999, after hosting mid-days on another San Antonio talk station, WOAI for five years. Jack started in radio while attending Boston University, and worked at the former WVBF-FM, WXLO-FM, WZOU-FM as well as radio stops at WJYY-FM in New H…

Jack Riccardi


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    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 01/14/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 15, 2022 100:42

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...It's been a rough week for the Biden Administration as President Biden ends a brutal week of defeats and setbacks from the Supreme Court blocking his mandate to force large employers to vaccinate to not able to get enough votes to eliminate the filibuster.; Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey announcing a vaccination or negative test requirement for indoor dinerws and that includes Covid test proof for kids 2 to 4 years old.; The CDC could soon change the masks recommendation and ask you to wear a specialized N95 mask to better protect against the Omicron variant.; Today is National dress up your pet day. Get out the cool costume or fancy sweater but do dogs really need to wear sweaters? Jack takes your calls on the days news and Hot topics and its Friday and another serving of "The Dish" is hot and fresh from the oven.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 01/13/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2022 101:30

    It's Thursday and topics tackled today include....Not a good day for the Biden Administration as the Supreme Court blocked the Biden Administration from enforcing it's sweeping vaccine or test requirements for large private businesses but allowed a vaccine mandate to medical facilities, meanwhile, President Biden vowed to keep fighting on voting rights but conceded that he doesn't know if Democrats will be able to pass legislation they are pushing for.; Gov. Abbott signed into law an executive order not allowing government-issued mandates or business restrictions but Austin-Travis County leaders announced new orders aimed at businesses as covid numbers rise.; Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema spoke out against increased political division and her repeated pledge not to eliminate the filibuster even as Biden and others have called it a tool of segregation.; Prince Andrew is stripped of all military honours and titles after Judge ruled a sexual abuse civil lawsuit against him.; Is President Biden's 500 million more tests plan too little or too late? and Jack takes your calls on the days news and Hot topics.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 01/12/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2022 94:52

    It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...Is your pocketbook feeling a bit smaller these days? Inflation rose at the fastest pace since 1982 as rapid price gains fueled consumer fear about the economy and sent President Biden's approval rating tumbling.; Republicans and Democrats move further apart in views as President Biden called on Senate Democrate's to change the filibuster rules to help pass a federal voting reform bill, meanwhile, Dems and media go after Republicans over voting laws.; U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is fighting to save his job as he apologizes and admits to attending a BYOB party during Britain's Covid lockdown.; Senator Ted Cruz pushed FBI Assistant Director Jill Sanborn on whether any agents were involved in the January 6 riot.; Do you think inflation is a major or minor issue for you and Jack takes your calls on the days news and Hot topics.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 01/11/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 98:12

    It's Tuesday and topics tackled today include...Busy 24 hours in the state of Georgia as President Biden, while in Atlanta, said he was tired of being quiet in a speech today to endorse changing Senate filibuster rules that have stalle voting rights, meanwhile, the 2021-22 college football season has officially come to a close after the Georgia Bulldog's win their first college football national title since 1980, beating defending champs Alabama 33-18.; No chips and salsa served at your favorite diner because of supply chain issues? Empty grocery shelves return as sick employees, supply chain delays collide but some say not so fast in believing what you see on the store shelves.; Officials release 911 call audio after Bob Saget was found dead inside his hotel room in Orlando.; If your a baseball fan, do you like the designated hitter? And Jack takes your calls on the days news and Hot Topics.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 01/10/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 11, 2022 99:54

    It's Monday and topics tackled today include...We're still learning about the Omicron variant of the coronavirus and its symptoms associated with it, meanwhile, a Houston woman is accused of putting son in trunk of car at covid testing site to prevent exposure.; New York City Mayor Eric Adams allows non-citizen voting bill to become law unless a judge halts it's implementation.; A US Federal vaccine mandate goes into effect for all businesses with 100 employees or more but is Omicron making President Biden's vaccine mandates obsolete? and Jack takes your calls on the days news and Hot Topics.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 1/7/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 8, 2022 105:55

    Is the Secretary good in Airports.The new IRS rule has kicked in this month. Economist Steve Moore joins the show talk about the job market. President Biden says Covid is here to stay. There is heavy criticism of a Connecticut high school girls basketball team as they allegedly ran up the score. Actor Steve Porter passes away at age 94. Jack asks the question which person would you want to narrate your life. We end the weekend with Dish as we do every Friday at for the 6 o clock hour.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 1/6/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 7, 2022 99:14

    We spend most of the day talking about the 1 year anniversary of The U.S capitol riots. We react to the what President Biden and Vice President Harris had to say about it. We replay an interview from Columnist Ben Weingarten AS HE Joined Jack on the Sean Rima Show earlier in the day. Dr. Fred Campbell joined the show to talk about the the Covid surge in the city. Aaron Rodgers Fires back at a reporter who said he wouldn't vote for him for MVP. Washington Wizards Announcer is forced to apologize about some comments about an opposing player. The Super Bowl might move from LA to Dallas. The Poll question asks if you have had Covid-19. San Antonio is the 4th hottest market on Zillow. Gregg Popovich coaches his 2,000 game with the spurs. Did Kyle Rittinghouse really kill 2 other black people someone seems to think so.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 1/5/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2022 99:35

    Whoppie Goldberg tests positive for Covid. Does China have more of a role than we realize in the spread of Covid. The Supreme Court is close to making some rulings on mask mandates. Former NFL Quarterback Boomer Eisasen might have accidentally leaked the new Washington Football Team name. Tomorrow is the anniversary of the capital riots. JACK asks the listeners of advice in 4 words.Have democrats and republicans changed over the years. Should we rethink masks mandates.Omicron might be the end of Covid.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 1/4/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2022 100:15

    People in Virginia are sleeping and staying in their car because of a ice storm on the road. Dr. Marty Makary joins the show to talk about the uptick in Covid. Pat Oswald apologizes to the LBQT community. Jack asks the poll question can you be friends with political opposites. We relive a 2005 Chuck Shumer clip. Aaron Rodgers has an atlas shrug on his shelf. David Bowie catalog was sold. A 29 year old gets arrested for a weird reason. A Shepard from Germany herded 700 sheep in the shape of a 300 ft Syringe.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 1/3/2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 4, 2022 102:48

    Jack is back from a 2 week break and he tells his story about catching Covid and talks about his experience with it. Jack also talks about Covid is dividing everyone particularly democratic and republican.He also talks about the mask discussion and how it has changed over the last couple of weeks. The One year anniversary of the Capital attacks is coming up and Jack compares the Media coverage to that and Covid. Bucs WR Antonio Brown quits in the middle of a game. Something AOC related happend over the weekend. 2 icons in John Madden and Betty White passed away over the holiday. Jack also asks the listeners what the best thing that happend ton them in 2021.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/17/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 17, 2021 90:04

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...CNBC's Jim Cramer doubles down on belief that government has the right to force citizens to obey vax-mandate.; At the beginning of next year, cargo ships will be dragged along by giant kites the industry is exploring to decarbonize the planet.; We take your calls and ask you to tell us where to find the best Christmas light display and Jack explores some of the highlights of the past year and its finally Friday and another serving of "The Dish" is hot out of the oven and served on your dinner table.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/16/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 101:33

    It's Thursday and topics tackled today include...The Los Angeles school board votes to delay student vaccine mandate as thousands of students remain non-compliant.; On this day in history, the Boston tea party took place as American colonists boarded a British ship and dumped more than 300 chests of tea into the Boston Harbor to protest taxes.; At a California school, it is alleged that the school staff indoctrinated a student in an LGBTQ club disguised as a an "equality club" as the mother of student fights back as teachers coached student behind the parents back.; It's the end of Urban. Urban Meyer was fired as the head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars after just 13 games and an 2-11 season and it's one of our longest traditions on KTSA. Ken Slavin and friends join Jack to thank all of you for your time and donations to present to you our Wrappin with Jack Christmas concert.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/15/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2021 88:36

    Its Wednesday and Topics tackled today include... President Biden traveled to Kentucky in the wake of the deadly tornadoes that devastated the area , meanwhile, Biden goes off on the unvaccinated and dismissed concerns about his vaccine mandates saying ''whats's the big deal?''- A Denver elementary school is under fire for planning a ''families of color playground night for families to feel more inclusion in the school community- San Francisco Mayor London Breed, after backing defunding police has now reversed her thinking with ,ore progressive policies against crime. - And its the holiday season but its not complete until you hear ''the worst Christmas song ever.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/14/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2021 89:18

    It's Tuesday and Topics talked today include... Mandate Madness, As Dem-run States are reimposing mask and Covid Restrictions - U.S Passage Railroad Amtrak said it will suspend vaccine Mandate for employees- House prepares content vote for former W.H Chief of staff Mark Meadows after committee reveals text messages from Jan.6 - Michael Weinstein of a nonprofit group says wreaths across America is carpet bombing veteran cemeteries with wreaths laid on tombstones are liken to christian gang signs- Mass smash and grab thefts in many cities across the country are said to be organized and possibly planned on social Media- Austin and San Antonio getting closer to former Metroplex that could rival Dallas- Ft. worth - and its the holiday season and Jack asks what was your go to store to do your holiday shopping.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/13/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2021 91:11

    It's Monday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins show on the devastation over the weekend in the Midwest. Multiple tornadoes leave death and destruction across six states. The confirmed death toll continued to rise as survivors continue digging out of the rubble left behind after a historic outbreak of tornadoes devastate parts of Kentucky, Arkansas and other states.; City of Chicago confirms it will sue Jussie Smollett for wasted 130 thousand dollar police investigation into fake hate attack.; Chris Wallace announced that he is leaving Fox news after nearly two decades to work for CNN's new streaming platform. Wallace worked for Fox for 18 years and says he wants to try something new to go beyond politics.; NY Mayor Bill De Blasio will sign a noncitizen voting bill despite many legal questions. The bill will allow noncitizens to vote in city elections.: What is a word or phrase you would love to have eliminated in 2021 and it's that time of year again to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/10/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 10, 2021 96:31

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins show with the Texas abortion law. The Supreme Court ruled that a lawsuit by abortion providers against Texas over its abortion law may proceed.; "It's a question of when, not if," says Dr. Fauci that it would be "a matter of when, not if," the definition of fully vaccinated is reclassified to include an additional shot.; Omicron variant is putting pressure on U.S. hospitals. With more cases of the variant now confirmed, more hospitals continue to strain under the surge in Omicron cases.; It's Friday and another serving of "The Dish" is hot and fresh and served on your dinner table and it's that time of year to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/09/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2021 94:36

    It's Thursday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program on vaccine mandate. The Senate voted last night to overturn President Biden's Covid vaccine or testing mandate for private businesses with 100 or more employees. It's certain biden will veto it.; Dems are concerned about future elections and political contributor Jason Johnson calls for a federal takeover of elections in Texas and other states in orderto save next years election.; The Cheif Executive of a U.S. mortgage company who fired 900 employees on a zoom call admits he failed to show adequate respect and appreciation for employees he sacked.; The verdict has been read as Jussie Smollett was found guilty of falsely reporting a hate crime and charged with five of six counts of disorderly conduct and it's that time of year again to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/08/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2021 87:56

    It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program on Omicron variant and Boris Johnson. U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson moves to plan B to control Omicron spread with new Covid restrictions to combat the new variant.; Michigan Gov. Whitmer is voicing concern over a federal vaccine mandate calling President Bidens Vaccine mandate a problem for businesses.; Parents are accusing a Los Angeles public middle school of giving the Covid vaccine to students without parental consent. Students were given pizza and other prizes if they consented to the jab.; Democrat Matthew Dowd ends campaign for Texas Lt. Gov. saying he doesn't want to hinder diversity in politics.; Mighty John Marshall, "The Record Guy" is our special guest and brings his list of the most valuable Christmas records and it's that time of year to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/07/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 7, 2021 93:49

    It's Tuesday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program on vaccine and mask mandates. U.S. court temporarily halts Biden's vaccine mandate for federal contractors nationwide. Jen Psaki said Justice Department will defend mandate in court, meanwhile, the Oregon Health Authority moves to implement permanent indoor mask mandate but medical director says this doesn't necessarily mean "permanent."; CNN's Don Lemon blasted for not mentioning his own key role in Jussie Smollett case as Smollett told the court that he received a text from Lemon and tipped him off about the police investigation into his alleged attack.; It's December 7th and we talk about and look back in remembrance on the 80th anniversary of the atttack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 and it's that time of year again. The year to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/06/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 6, 2021 93:28

    It's Monday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins the show with an announcement from Mayor Bill De Blasio. Because of the Omicron variant and holiday gatherings forced NY Mayor De Blasio to force a vaccine mandate for private companies to take effect Dec. 27th.; Effort to recall Los Angeles District Attorney George Gascon kicks off again as crime rages throughout California.; U.S Rep. Thomas Massie is getting criticism after tweeting a photo of him and his family holding guns in front of a Christmas tree days after school shooting in Michigan.; President Biden will hold a video call with Vladimar Putin with expectations to offer warnings and alternatives to de-escalate conflict between Russia and Ukraine.; China accuses U.S. politicians of grandstanding after White House announces diplomatic boycott of Beijing winter Olympics over human rights concerns and it's that time of year again. The year to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/03/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 3, 2021 99:47

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program with latest of the Michigan School shooting. Oxford High shooting suspect, Ethan Crumbley's parents were arraigned today on four couts of involuntary manslaughter, meanwhile, police an FBI are currently searching for the parents of shooting suspect just hours before scheduled arraignment.; As countries react to the Omicron variant with travel bans and booster shots, the World Health Organization scolded them calling steps ineffective and unfair.; President Biden explained that his cough and raspy voice is due to the result of germy kisses from his grandson.; Gun Activist David Hogg is worried that young Americans are considering leaving the country because of the state of politics in the U.S. and it's that time of year again. The year to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/02/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 89:27

    It's Thursday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins the show on President Bidens winter plan. Biden announced a new strategy aimed at fighting a potential winter surge of Covid-19 without enacting lockdowns; Twitter censors links to American Heart Association over vaccine research warning users website may be unsafe; Beijing not happy at the suspension of (WTA) Women's Tennis Association tournaments in China in solidarity with Peng Shuai after sexual assault allegations against a former top Communist party official; Does it seem like there's more road rage lately? Jack takes your calls and commits on the behavior exhibited by motorists and its that time of year again. The year to give to others and Wrappin with Jack, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM wtih three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 12/01/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2021 92:04

    It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program with the latest on the Omicron variant. It was announced that the first confirmed U.S. case of Omicron Covid variant was detected in California; The Biden Administration has administered a travel ban on eight countries because of the Omicron variant but some say it won't do much to stave off the virus, meanwhile, the Biden Admin. is considering a mandate that all travelers to the U.S. must quarantine for 7 days; Supreme Court hears key abortion rights case, meanwhile, Justice Sonia Sotomayor compares fetus to brain dead person and says fetal movement doesn't prove consciousness; CNN has suspended prime time anchor Chris Cuomo indefinitely over his role in the sexual harassment scandal involving his brother ex NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo; It's that time of year again. The year to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/30/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 30, 2021 95:35

    It's Tuesday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program on the latest of a 15 year old surrendering to police after three students are killed and eight others injured at a High school shooting in Oakland County, Michigan; Jussie Smollett trial begins with prosecutor alleging a bogus hate crime insisting case was a tremendous rush to judgement alleging the actor staged own attack; Dr. Anthony Fauci is getting some heat over his commit saying that he is science and that he is saving lives from covid and everyone else is lying; It's that time of year again. The year to give to others and Wrappin with Jack 2021, KTSA and Family Service Association are asking for gift item donations to pass along to less fortunate families this holiday season. Just hit the Wrappin with Jack button at KTSA.COM with three ways to give and on the JR poll, "Do you ever fake a "sick day?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/29/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 29, 2021 97:16

    It's Monday and topics tackled today include...The World Health Organization warned that the global risk from the omicron variant is very high and countries rush to impose travel bans; Arizona students from Arizona State University seek Kyle Rittenhouse removal from online nursing classes; News media is blasted for referring to Waukesha parade attack as a "crash" calling it blatant news coverage malpractice.; On a "Face the Nation" interview, Dr. Fauci talks about Covid-19 and dismissed opposition from lawmakers saying when they criticize me they are criticizing science.; California continues to see multiple smash and grab robberies as other states in the country become the latest victims in a series of looting after a spree of Black Friday thefts and on the JR poll, "Do you think lockdowns and school closures are coming back?"

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    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 19, 2021 97:42

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    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 100:36

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    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2021 98:27

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    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/12/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 12, 2021 96:14

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins today's program discussing the Kyle Rittenhouse trial. The defense rested yesterday in the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse as the Judge in the trial said today that he would instruct the jury they can consider that Rittenhouse provoked attack.; New York BLM co-founder Hawk Newsome vowed there will be riots and bloodshed if Mayor-elect Eric Adams follows through with anti-crime unit to battle crime in New York.; The Washington Post reported that it would be amending and eliminating parts of two stories on Steel Dossier.; Jack takes a look at cancel culture blasting on music and art and the artist's that created it.; It's Friday and another serving of "The Dish" is hot and fresh on your dining table and on the JR poll, "Have you followed the Rittenhouse trial?

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/11/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2021 94:59

    It"s Thursday and today is Veterans day and Jack Riccardi honors all military veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces.; Jack takes the show on the road live at Kitchen Designs by Giovanni that specializes in Kitchen and bathroom remodeling together with a special edition of the "Gang of Four" to discuss the weeks hot topics and on the JR poll, "We're you ever a part of the Military Service in the past or present?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/10/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 91:37

    It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins today's program on the current economic crisis. Today Joe Biden touted his 1 trillion dollar infrastructure play as an eventual fix for the nations inflation and help ease the current economy woes.; Meanwhile, President Biden's nominee to be comtroller of the currency, Saule Omarova is meeting stiff opposition from Republicans and the banking industry for political comments critical of the finance industry.; Kyle Rittenhouse, the armed Illinois teenager who is standing trial for muder charges during a BLM protest in Wisconsin resumed after his lawyers ask Judge for mistrial.; Now for a little whimsy, we take your calls and ask you to share your worst first date story and on the JR poll, "Does your job fall under the Biden vaccine mandate?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/09/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 9, 2021 96:38

    It's Tuesday and topics tackled today include....Jack begins show on Covid mandates as the Biden administration unveiled a new emergency rule mandating that companies with more than 100 employees require Covid vaccine but in response lawsuits have been filed against mandate. Meanwhile, the Biden administration argued that the federal government had all the power it needed to require large employers to mandate vaccinations to their workers against Covid.; Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers returned to "The Pat McAfee Show" this time saying he takes responsibility for misleading comments about his unvaccinated status.; It's never good if Big Bird from Sesame Street makes the news. Big Bird is getting some backlash by announcing that he/she had been vaccinated against Covid-19.; Kyle Rittenhouse legal team is defending him as he now faces up to life in prison after he fatally shot two people during a protest in Wisconsin. Some say media went after Rittenhouse before gathering all the facts.; U.S. Transportation Sec. Pete Buttigieg says American highways are racist and infrastructure bill will help fix it and on the JR poll, "Should Big Bird butt out of the vaccination debate?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/082021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2021 99:27

    It's Monday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program with take on Aaron Rodgers as he continues facing backlash after Covid vaccination controversy now that the NFL denies claims made to Rodgers and he is battling against the woke mob and sponsorships.; Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm says Americans should expect to pay higher costs to heat their homes this winter as a result of high prices caused by the Covid pandemic.; Now that the House passed a bipartisan infrastructure bill, some are asking what happens to rest of its economic agenda as 6 Dems voted against the funding package and 13 Republicans voted in favor.; Authorities are still investigating what caused 50,000 people to rush a stage at a Travis Scott concert that left 8 people killed in Astroworld festival and on the JR poll, "Do you agree with Aaron Rodgers vax mandates?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/05/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 5, 2021 97:22

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins Friday's show with controversy surrounding Aaron Rodgers. In a interview, Aaron Rodgers fiercely defended his decision to remain unvaccinated and blasting the NFL for its on Covid rules for players after he reportedly fested positive for Covid-19.; Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm finds humor and laughs when asked about Bidens plans to bring gas prices down.; The day after Winsome Sears was elected Virginia Lt. Gov., the left including MSNBC Joy Reid had a meltdown. Even liberal commentator Prof. Michael Dyson called Sears a black mouth for white supremacy practices.; On the JR poll, "Will you be flying during Thanksgiving or Christmas time?" and it's Friday and another plate of "The Dish" is hot and fresh and ready to be served.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/04/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 96:12

    It's Thursday and topic tackled today include...Jack begins todays show on race playing a role in the Virginia election. An Assistant Professor, Hakeem Jefferson from Stanford speaks of white racism that dealt the hand in the Virginia election win from Republican Glenn Youngkin.; There is an upset in the Garden State as New Jerseys longtime state Senate Democrat Steve Sweeney lost to Republican newcomer Edward Durr, a furniture company truck driver has become a stunning defeat,; In the Bay Area there is some excitement for parents as kids become eligible for Covid-19 vaccine but now San Francisco will require kids 5-11 to show proof of covid vaccination.; ACLU is claiming President Biden may not have been fully briefed and suggest that he may be out to lunch after Biden disputes reports of migrant payments.; Jack takes a moment and ask what is your favorite comfort food when the cold weather kicks in and on the JR poll, "What is you favorite cold weather comfort foods?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/03/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2021 92:22

    It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins todays show breaking down last nights political landscape. The Terry McAuliffe-Glen Youngkin governor's race will offer clues on how voters favored Republican Glenn Youngkin clinching victory in Virginia.; Democrats now stung by electoral losses. Disappointed by the loss in Virginia and a closer than expected race in New Jersey as Democrats begin the blame game as criticism is hurled at moderates, progressives and President Biden.; U.S. Marine Corps veteran becomes Virginia's first black female Lieutenant Governor. Winsome Sears reflects on historic Virginia election win in her victory speech.; On the homefront in Austin, Texas a majority of Austin voters rejected Prop. A which would have increased funding to the Austin Police Department and on the JR poll, "Are you glad to see the cool front arrive?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/02/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 2, 2021 97:07

    It's Tuesday and topics tackled today includes...Jack begins the program breaking down the "Let's Go Brandon" phrase, an Anti-Biden rallying cry causing a mainstream media meltdown.; Some pre-election polls show Virginia voters pointing towards Democrat Terry McAuliffe but high turnout voters weighed in education and other issues could help Republican Glenn Youngkin.; Elon Musks announcement of Tesla's headquarters move to Texas was a surprise to California officials is now warning Austin, Texas not to become a copycat liberal city like San Francisco.; President Biden leaves Glasgow with agreements to cut methane emissions but not without knocking China and Russia for not participating and on the JR poll, "Elon Musk warns Texas not to be a California copycat. Are you optimistic?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 11/01/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 1, 2021 93:26

    It's Monday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program on Southwest Airlines story. A Southwest pilot is under investigation who apparently brought politics onto the plane. On a morning flight an unnamed pilot used the phrase "Let's go Brandon" over the PA system. The story has now gone viral.; Many Democrats are not finding the "Lets go Brandon phrase funny calling for the Southwest pilot to be fired, meanwhile, a CNN analyst compared the pilot to an ISIS sympathizer.; President Biden tells world leaders U.S. will meet climate goals but back home a heightened uncertainty about his ability to follow through has been a setback for him and said he was disappointed by lack of climate commitments from China and Russia.; Momentum is trending toward Republican Glenn Youngkin as analysts expect an extremely close race against him and Democrat Terry McAuliffe.; Alec Baldwin speaks publicly for the first time on camera about the cinematographer he fatally shot was also joined by his wife often trying to get her husband to stop talking.; Colin Kaepernick now compares playing in the NFL to being a slave and on the JR poll, "Do you think the Southwest pilot that said "let's go Brandon" over PA should be disciplined?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/29/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 29, 2021 104:32

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins program asking you if you will give your kids the Covid vaccine. The FDA has now approved the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for kids aged 5-11 and shot could begin as early as next week.; GOP outraged over Biden talks to pay Migrant families separated at border negotiating settlements of 450.000 dollars per person.; Democrats in panic mode after upset Virginia poll as Republican Youngkin pulls ahead of Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia governors race.; President Biden met with Pope Francis on his European trip and said that Pope Francis told him that he's a good Catholic amid criticism over his abortion views.; On the JR poll, "FDA approves Pfizer vaccine for 5-11 year olds. Yes or no for your kids and its Friday another serving of "The Dish" is hot and fresh on your dinner table.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/28/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2021 92:55

    It's Thursday and topics tackled today include...Jacks begins program with the build back better plan.; Jack begins the show with the build back better plan. President Biden pleaded with House Democrats to embrace the almost two trillion dollar economic and environmental bill before leaving for trip to Europe but was quickly rebuffed by members of his own party.; Ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo has been charged with groping a former aide, a crime that could force him to register as a sex offender and up to a year in prison if convicted.; Ted Cruz lambasted AG Garland on the investigation on threats claimed against educators, the first admendment and Nazi salutes at school board meetings.; The Biden Administration is in talks to offer immigrant families seperated during Trump Administration 450,000 dollars a person in compensation.; Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that Facebook will change its corporate name to "META."; American Airlines flight deverted after passenger assaulted a female flight attendant over a dispute wearing a mask.; We ask you what is your worst and favorite Halloween candy and on the JR poll, "Will you be handing out candy for Halloween?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/27/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 98:12

    It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...Jack begins the show asking if you think Politicians lie more than ever. Is it worse than its ever been? We all know in politics, hypocrisy and doublespeak are tools but most of us feel Politicians distort the truth more often than not.; Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is our special guest and talks about our current border crisis, the bill he signed banning transgender girls from participating in female sports in schools and the new Texas political maps.; Former Republican congressional candidate Kim Klacik joins the Jack Riccardi show as she talks about her run to win a U.S. House seat in a Maryland district, the current political climate and Virginia's tight Governors race.; Attorney AG Garland defended his recent memo regarding violent treats against school board officials in todays hearing, meanwhile, Sen. Tom Cotton tore into Garland chastising him for his memo to Justice Department calling him shameful and on the JR poll, "Do politicians lie more than ever or just as much as ever?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/26/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 26, 2021 95:20

    It's Tuesday and topics tackled today include...The 2021 World Series between the National Leagues Atlanta Braves and the American leagues Houston Astros.; Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Glenn Youngkin are now deadlocked exactly one week out from Virginia's gubernatoral election as heavy weights former President Obama and President Biden hit the campaign trail with McAuliffe.; Dave Chappelle is willing to discuss "The Closer" with Trans Community but says he's not bending to anybodys demands.; The investigation of a woman killed after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a New Mexico film set continues with reports that crew members reportedly used guns with live ammunition hours before deadly shooting on set.; Representative Chip Roy is our special guest and talks about AG Garland, build back better plan and the border crisis and on the JR poll, "Do you believe in ghosts, the paranormal, etc.?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/25/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2021 96:21

    It's Monday and topics tackled today include...Former President Obama was campaigning for Dem. Terry McAuliffe as Virginia parents slam Obamas tone deaf dismissal of education issues and alleged sexual assault as Obama says assault is fake outrage.; Investigation continues on the Alec Baldwin prop gun shooting. Reports are saying that Alec Baldwin was practicing a stunt when a prop gun he was holding fired and killed movie cinematographer.; Anti-Defamation League faces backlash for guide on avoiding gender norms for Halloween costumes saying many Halloween costumes perpetuate gender stereotypes and leads to exclusion.; Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis says he wants to give $5000 bonuses to unvaccinated police officers who relocate to Florida to work there instead and on the JR poll, "Will you watch the Astros-Braves World Series?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/22/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 98:00

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...Producer and Actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set killing the films director of photography and injuring another. No charges have been filed.; White House officials forced to clarify multiple Biden comments made during live town hall event on CNN including his comment saying he hasn't had time to visit Southern border and admits that he probably should.; Boston Celtics basketball player Enes Kanter is under fire in China after calling President Xi Jinping a brutal dictator.; Southwest Airlines now says no one will lose their job for not getting the Covid vaccine.; On this day in history, President John F. Kennedy makes a televised address on the Cuban missile crisis that shocks a nation in 1962.; On the JR poll, "Will you miss Splashtown?" And its Friday and another serving of "The Dish" is piping hot and served on your dinner table.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/21/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 93:44

    It's Thursday and topics tackled today include...Human remains found along with items belonging to Brian Laundrie on a Florida Trail Park have been confirmed by FBI to Laundries identity.; Washington State Coach Nick Rolovich and four assistants fired over Covid-19 vaccine mandate being noncompliant will reportedly sue Washington State over firing.; Digital World Acquisition stocks skyrocketed after news of a merger that will launch former President Trumps planned social media platform, "Truth Social."; Hundreds of Netflix employees walked out of work in protest of the streaming platforms controversial Dave Chappelle special believing the special is trans-phobic and calling Netflix to remove it.; He is also known as the record guy, Special guest Mighty John Marshall joins us to talk about the value of vinyl records and the Top 10 most valuable Halloween records and on the JR poll, "Do you have any interest in Donald Trump's new social media app. "Truth Social?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/20/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 91:47

    It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...Officials have been searching for Brian Laundrie, a person of interest in the death of his fiancee and now FBI says human remains and items belonging to Brian were found in a Florida nature park.; President Bidens approval rating in free fall. Only 37% of Americans say they approve of the job Bidens doing as he travels to Scranton, PA to sell his spending package.; Jen Psaki corrects Fox News Peter Doocy on the Biden Administration flying migrants to Florida and New York in the middle of the night.; Former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, while on "The View" denounced the teaching of Critical Race Theory in schools and says we don't have to make white kids feel guilty for everything that happened in the past.; In-n-Out burger closed in San Francisco for refusing to check customers vaccination.; Halloween is just around the corner and Jack has his top 20 horror flicks.. What is your favorite scary movie and on the JR poll, "Do you decorate your house for Halloween?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/19/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 95:01

    It's Tuesday and topics tackled today include...President Biden was on full display as Biden begins to talk over a music brass band that had started to play at White House lawn and now GOP Senator Bill Cassidy, also a physician calls for senility testing for aging leaders of all three branches of government..; Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot says that the Chicago Police Union is attempting to induce an insurrection by pushing back against vaccine mandates.; The Food and Drug Administration is planning to allow Americans to receive a different Covid-19 vaccine as a booster from the one they initially received.; Country singer Travis Tritt announced he will not perform at any venue that requires proof of vaccination, mask mandates or testing and on the JR poll, "Should we have senility testing for government officials over a certain age?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/18/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 18, 2021 97:07

    Its Monday and topics tackled today include...Colin Powell, the first black U.S. Secretary of State has died from complications from Covid-19 at the age of 84.; Terry McAuliffe, Democrat running for Governor in Virginia says Trump want to use his election to kick off election for 2024 and claims Virginians are happy with Virginia just the ways it is.; Comedian Jon Stewart says the media's hyperfocus on former President Trump is a mistake and that casting him as a supervillain distracts from other threats.; The National theatre of Scotland has stopped using the word "Spooky" because of concerns over racial slur fears and on the JR poll, "Do you get a seasonal flu shot?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/15/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 98:00

    It's finally Friday and topics tackled today include...Today our thoughts are on helping others and even though the pandemic is still upon us, KTSA still needs your help by supporting the Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving dinner. Please give what you can. Visit us on line at KTSA. com or mail in a donation at: Raul Jimenez Thanksgiving Dinner, 8700 Crownhill Blvd. Suite 802, San Antonio, Texas 78209.

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/14/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 93:34

    It's Thursday and topics tackled today include...President Biden orders companies to ease supply chain bottlenecks and has warned companies that he will call them out if they fail to step up and ease backlogs and has announced 24/7 operations.; Former Today anchor Katie Couric admits that she purposefully edited out comments that the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made about athletes who refused to stand during the National Anthem.; A public elementary school in the Seattle area has canceled a Halloween-themed parade because officials feels it marginalizes students of color.; Back at "The View," Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin shame Sherri Shepherd for becoming a responsible gun owner and on the JR poll, "Are you doing Christmas shopping earlier this year?"

    JACK RICCARDI ON DEMAND AIRED 10/13/2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 95:13

    It's Wednesday and topics tackled today include...Star Trek actor William Shatner brims with emotion after flying into space and returning to earth after Jeff Bezo's Blue Origin completed second flight mission as Shatner becomes oldest man in space.; A Virginia mom who endured Mao's Cultural revolution before immigrating to the U.S. says DOJ and School board Association use communist tactics.; State Rep, Lyle Larson has announced that he will not run for another term in Texas House in 2022.; The Rolling Stones retired one of their most popular rock songs. The song, "Brown Sugar" blues classic has been removed from their live setlist due to lyrics that depict the dismay of slavery and on the JR poll, "Clayton Perry, Nico LaHood and Elisa Chan are mentiond for Lyle Larson's House seat. Any preference?

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