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    • Oct 22, 2021 LATEST EPISODE
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    John McGinness Show Oct 21

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 22, 2021 33:27

    McGregor Scott guests hosts today for John! He talks with very special guest Sacramento District Attorney Anne Marie Schubert about her career, new podcasts, deadly fentanyl, her run for Attorney General and more...

    John McGinness Show Oct 20

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 34:34

    John talks about his Poll Question of the day: "Who do you believe is responsible to reform law surrounding retail theft?" and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Oct 19

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2021 32:59

    John talks about DC changing Superman's motto to 'Truth, Justice and a Better Tomorrow' and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Oct 15

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 16, 2021 33:03

    John opens the show today paying tribute to his dear friend Terry Cassidy who passed away, Michigan schools cancel Halloween and Valentine's Day due to concerns over inclusion and John talks about former California union leader Alma Hernandez who has been booked on tax and embezzlement charges...

    John McGinness Show Oct 14

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 15, 2021 34:05

    John talks about the leader of California Union SEIU Alma Hernandez being charged with tax fraud and embezzlement, takes your calls on California becoming the first state to phase out gas-powered lawn equipment and wraps up today's show talking to Sherman Haggerty about homelessness and his new book 'Hope Disappearing: A Population Left Behind'.

    John McGinness Show Oct 13

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 31:41

    John talks about the record number of people quitting their jobs and asks his Poll Question of the day: "The Labor Department says that a record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August, the highest on records dating back to December 2000. Were you part of the 4.3 million that quit their job recently?" and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Oct 12

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2021 32:43

    John talks about some good news to start off the show: an elk is finally free after having a car tire stuck around its neck for over 2 years! Poll Question of the day: "Mayor De Blasio is scrubbing the GATE program in New York City. Do you agree with this move in order to level the playing field?" and takes your phone calls...

    John McGinness Show Oct 11

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 34:35


    John talks about Elon Musk, cancelled Southwest flights, his Poll Question of the Day: "Gov. Newsom has vetoed a bill that would have decriminalized jaywalking in CA. Do you agree with this move?" and takes your phone calls...


    John McGinness Show Oct 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 9, 2021 33:27


    John talks about his Poll Question of the day: "Elon Musk announced that Tesla is moving the headquarters from Palo Alto to Austin, Texas after public disputes over protocols during 2020's coronavirus lockdowns. Is this a sign of tone-deafness on the part of state leadership?" and takes your calls...


    John McGinness Show Oct 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 8, 2021 32:59

    John talks about extremism and his Poll Question of the day: "US Military leadership says they want to start prohibiting "extremism" within the armed forces. No definition of "extremism" has been outlined. Should they publicly define "extremism" before they prohibit it?" and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Oct 6

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 34:57

    John talks about his Poll Question of the Day: "The FBI will start looking into local school board meetings after increased reports of violence and aggression towards school board members. Do you believe this is a good use of Federal resources?" and takes your calls!

    John McGinness Show Oct 5

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 34:04

    John talks about a story that was brought to his attention by some friends of his where a Professor is suing UCLA after being punished for 'treating students equally' and refusing to grade based on race and takes your calls. John's Poll Question of the day: 'Do you agree with professors applying grading curves based on race?'

    John McGinness Show Oct 4

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 33:46

    John talks about Facebook and Instagram balcking out today, immigration activists following Sen. Sinema into bathroom and recording her and demanding action on reconciliation bill, asks his Poll Question of the Day: "Do you think we would be better off without social media?" and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Oct 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 2, 2021 31:58

    John talks about his Poll Question of the day: "Do you support the Governor's newest mandate of vaccines for school aged kids in public schools?" and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Sept 30

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 1, 2021 34:03

    John talks about his Poll Question of the day, "The FBI has seized a large amount of money from safety deposit boxes in an LA area strip mall. Authorities say the money belonged to criminals, box owners say it allegedly was without due process of law. Do you agree with this action?" John talks to former prosecutor and Assistant U.S. Attorney Judge Brown...

    John McGinness Show Sept 29

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 34:09

    John's Poll Question of the day: "Two Generals and Sec. Austin have testified as to their beliefs regarding Afghanistan withdrawal with President Biden, who has seemingly disregarded that council and US troops have died since then. Is it time to invoke the 25th Amendment?" and your phone calls...

    John McGinness Show Sept 28

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2021 33:35

    John McGinness Poll Question: Murders are up 30% nationally according to the Uniform Crime Report released this week by the FBI. Does this increase surprise you?

    John McGinness Show Sept 27

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2021 32:41


    John talks about misinformation and COVID-19, asks "Can you handle the truth?", 'Fox News Sunday' Chris Wallace's interview with Alejandro Mayorkas over the weekend, Poll Question of the day and your phone calls...


    John McGinness Show Sept 24

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 25, 2021 34:50

    John talks to Bridgette Dean. Later in the hour John shares his Poll Question of the day: "Do you think the President has compromised the integrity of the investigation of the Border Patrol Agents by his comments?" and takes your calls...

    John MCginness Show Sept 24

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 24, 2021 33:16

    Kellie DeMarco fills in for John McGinness today! Kellie speaks with special guest Catherine Flores Martin: Executive Director at California Immunization Coalition about vaccines and vaccine mandates for young children. Later in the hour Kellie takes your vaccine phone calls...

    John McGinness Show, September 20

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 35:21

    McGregor Scott fills in for John today.

    John McGinness Show Sept 22

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 32:59

    John talks about his Poll Question of the day: "Do you think that Sec. Mayorkas is intentionally deceiving the American public?", McGreggor Scott joins the show and John concludes today's show with a phone call from Goldmine.

    John McGinness Show Sept 20

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2021 35:35

    McGregor Scott fills in for John McGinness today and is joined by very special guest Major General David Baldwin.

    John McGinness Show Sept 21

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 33:25

    John talks about Gabby Petito, U.S. to probe incidents involving border agents on horseback dispersing Haitians, rules and kids in the classroom and John asks his Poll Question of the Day: "Do you think society is suffering from a lack of following basic rules?" and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Sept 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 17, 2021 33:41

    In light of new reports John asks how people feel about the economy here in California.

    John McGinness Show Sept 15

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2021 33:10

    John talks about the recall election and asks if Governor Newsom has done a successful job in regards to crime, homelessness, infrastructure, forest and water management and education?

    John McGinness Show Sept 15

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 32:01

    John talks about the Recall Election, Kevin Kiley calls the show to talk about the latest with his campaign and John takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Sept 13

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 33:07

    John talks to John Adams Academy Board President/Founder Dr. Dean Forman and Director of Outreach & Director of Compliance: Norman Gonzales. Later in the hour John speaks to John Cox ahead of tomorrow's California Gubernatorial Recall Election.

    John McGinness Show Sept 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2021 31:54

    Kellie DeMarco in for John McGinness today! She talks about President Biden's vaccine mandates, Los Angeles School District requiring students to get Covid-19 vaccines and takes your calls. Later in the show Kelly talks to Captain Keith Bottjen from the Salvation Army about ways to help wildfire victims...

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    John McGinness Show Sept 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 10, 2021 32:01

    Kelly Brothers in for John McGinness today! Kelly talks about Mary Kate Tibbitts who was killed inside her Land Park home and her vigil tonight. Later in the hour Kelly talks about President Biden's speech today and vaccine mandates and takes your phone calls...

    John McGinniss Show Sept 8

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 33:39


    Gubernatorial candidate Larry Elder joins the John McGinniss Show for an exclusive interview ahead of next week's Recall Election. Later in the hour John talks about Cash Bail, prison release changes and the tragic loss of Mary Tibbitts who was brutally murdered along with her dogs in Land Park allegedly by a parolee.


    John McGinness Show Sept 7

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 33:53

    John talks about his Poll Question of the day: "After the murder of a 61-year old woman in Land Park Friday, a man is being charged with arson, sexual assault, murder and the killing of the victim's two dogs. He was released from previous convictions due to no cash bail. Do you support the use of no cash bail?". The victim's brothers George and Dan call in to share their thoughts and John takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Sept 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2021 35:56

    John talks about his Poll Question of the day:"Author and political personality @RealCandaceO says she was denied a Covid-19 test due to her stance on the pandemic and her politics. Do you agree with the idea of being denied testing over political beliefs?" and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Sep 1

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 32:13

    John talks about the latest in Afghanistan and asks his Poll Question of the day: "Do you find it concerning that Gov. Newsom has not publicly spoken out regarding the San Juan students stuck in Afghanistan?". John also talks about Sirhan Sirhan and takes your phone calls...

    John McGinness Show Aug 31

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 33:54

    Kelly Brothers in for John today! Kelly talks about the latest with the Caldor Fire and takes your phone calls...

    John McGinness Show Aug 30

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 33:50

    John talks with KFBK's John Lobertini about the latest with the Caldor Fire, pays tribute to the Fallen Soldiers we lost in Afghanistan, takes your wildfire related phone calls and honors Fallen Deputy Sheriff Robert Allan French who we lost on this day in 2017...

    John McGinness Show Aug 27

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2021 32:45

    John talks about the latest with the Recall Election and asks his Poll Question and takes your calls..."How are you inclined to vote on question #1 in the recall election?"

    John McGinness Show Aug 26

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 37:53

    John talks about the terrorist attack at the Kabul airport that killed at least 13 American service members and injured 18 more, President Biden's response, Poll Question of the Day: "Do you feel as though you're being mislead by the President and the Pentagon?" and takes your calls...

    John McGinness Show Aug 25

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2021 35:46

    Kelly Brothers in for John today! Kelly talks about news of the day: New York governor reveals 12,000 more COVID-19 deaths than previously counted, the latest in Afghanistan, tribute to Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones, Nirvana sued by baby on ‘Nevermind' cover for child exploitation and Delta Air Lines is raising health insurance premiums for unvaccinated employees by $200 a month to cover higher Covid costs...

    John McGinness Show Aug 24

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 32:56

    John talks to Kevin Paffrath about his thoughts on why he should be the new Governor of California to replace Gavin Newsom. Later in the hour John talks about the latest in Afghanistan...

    John McGinness Show Aug 23

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 23, 2021 38:49

    John talks about the latest with the California Gubernatorial Recall Election with Kevin Faulconer in the first part of the hour and Caitlyn Jenner in the second part of the hour...

    John McGinness Show Aug 20

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2021 33:43

    John talks about his Poll Question of the day and takes your calls: "President Biden has recently been caught in several discrepancies when relaying information to the nation in recent weeks. What do you think the root cause of the issue is?" Kevin Kiley calls in to chat with John about last nights Recall Debate and Sue Frost calls in to wrap up the hour with John...

    John McGinness Show Aug 19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2021 33:14

    John talks about his Poll Question of the day and takes your phone calls. "Do you think the situation in Afghanistan will have a positive influence in the gubernatorial campaign for CA?"

    John McGinness Show Aug 18

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 31:49

    John talks about the latest with Afghanistan, talks about his Poll Question of the Day: "Several CA District Attorneys have amended their lawsuit against the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation in an effort to keep convicted felons in prison and prevent early release for good behavior. Do you support this lawsuit?". John talks to Veteran, Elected President of the District Attorney Association and District Attorney of El Dorado County: Vern Pierson. John wraps up today's show talking to Ted Gaines about California's Recall Election...

    John McGinness Show Aug 17

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 33:56

    John talks about the upcoming Recall Debate and the latest with Congressman Doug Ose's health, John talks about his Poll Question of the day: "New York is hiring 600 people to work on enforcing proof of vaccine at all businesses as the new vaccine mandate for all indoor businesses takes effect today. Do you agree with this move?" and takes your calls. John wraps up the show talking to special guest Tamika Hamilton about the latest with her campaign and what she's been up to...

    John McGinness Show Aug 16

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 32:58

    John talks about the latest in Afghanistan, asks his Poll Question of the day and takes your calls: "Do you have confidence in President Biden's leadership in Afghanistan?"

    John McGinness Show Aug 13

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2021 35:14

    John talks about Friday the 13th and working on a building and the 13th floor in his past. John talks about a new Gallup poll that shows Americans' confidence in police falls to its lowest level in nearly three decades, criminal justice and more...

    John McGinness Show Aug 12

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 32:04

    John talks about his Poll Question of the Day and takes your calls. "DHS Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says the migration surge at the Mexican border is a complicated solution. Do you agree and think the solution to the immigration crisis is complicated?"

    John McGinness Show Aug 11

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2021 32:29

    John talks about a story out of Oregon and his Poll Question of the Day and takes your calls! "The state of Oregon has done away with proficiency tests for math and reading for high school graduates (SB 744) citing that a new way of testing may help ease testing bias towards minority groups. Do you agree with this law?"

    John McGinness Show Aug 10

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 29:46

    John talks about climate change and his Poll Question of the day: "The U.N. just concluded that climate change is real and is human caused. Do you support that conclusion?" and takes your calls!

    John McGinness Show Aug 9

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 30:44

    A rock that students call a symbol of racism has been removed from University of Wisconsin. Gavin Newsom allows parole to David Weidert who murdered a developmentally disabled Clovis man named Michael Morganti. John speaks to Michael Morganti's sister: Vikki VanDuyne about the latest with Weidert...

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