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The Mark Larson Show Local, Live, it's in San Diego. Make sure to listen every weekday to the Mark Larson Show on AM 1170 The Answer from 6-9 AM. Each week his voice is heard on a variety of programs and commercials via more than 2,000 radio and TV outlets worldwide. He is also heard on various pr…

Mark Larson


    • Feb 13, 2020 LATEST EPISODE
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    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 13, 2020 48:56

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    01/08/20 Mark Larson 11a

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2020 49:20

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    Mark Larson (11AM) 6-20-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2020 38:56

    What is the military outlook on this whole situation involving Iran? Should the United States be looking to strike back against the terrorism-sponsoring nation? Lt. Col. (Ret.) Buzz Patterson joins Mark to give a 10,000-foot view of the conflict and how it mirrors history in contrast to Sen. Chuck Schumer claiming that President Trump is about to bring us into a war all by himself.

    Larson Media - PICKENS TRIBUTE 2 - 09.13.19

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2019 4:29

    ...another fitting tribute to T. Boone Pickens; R.I.P. business and tycoon and immense friend of Mark and the show! Mark and Boone this time out with talk about being featured in Time magazine; and what's with the income disparity and paying his "fair share"! Also, what's up with California gas prices compared with Texas, Boone wonders. Sheer economic - energy efficient option given from T. Boone to Mark as well! ....Thank you T. Boone Pickens!

    Larson Media - PICKENS TRIBUTE 1 - 09.13.19

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 12, 2019 3:20

    Mark Larson continues to remember his dear friend/businessman and tycoon T. Boone Pickens. This tribute Mark relives moments with Boone talking about, President Obama being the worst mistake this country ever made! Pickens even discussed energy efficient cars being on the road, and MORE! Obama says things, but doesn't follow through. Our friend T. Boone ALWAYS follows through!

    Larson Media - PICKENS TRIBUTE - 09.12.19

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 11, 2019 7:30

    Mark Larson remembers his friend; business man and tycoon, T. Boone Pickens. During this on-air tribute Mark will banter with Boone about Trump being GREAT, Obama's shortcomings, the NEW DEMS. of today, and a little into Boone's family. Rest in Peace T. Boone Pickens, May 22nd 1928 - September 11th, 2019.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 9-4-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2019 40:02

    Mark speaks with author, attorney, and climate expert Christopher C. Horner over at the Government Accountability Office. It seems as if everyone who supports defeating climate change blames President Trump for hurricanes when it's, in fact, hurricane season.  Also, Mark continues to metaphorically destroy the California State Senate and State Assembly for its continued support for Lorena Gonzalez's authored bill to basically make independent contractors "employees" and give them benefits when most ICs are okay with how the system is at the moment.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 9-4-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 4, 2019 38:06

    Mark catches up with "Papa" Doug Manchester, who is President Trump's nominee to be the U.S. Ambassador to the Bahamas. Hurricane Dorian has just decimated the islands and it's imperative that we pray and continue to provide aid to the Bahamas, according to Manchester. Also, Tim Graham (Executive Editor, NewsBusters.org) checks in with a couple pieces on the media's continuous overreaction related to President Trump and Hurricane Dorian, and background checks on guns, and who knows what else. Also, NBC celebrated Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor's 10th anniversary on the bench with a cake (btw, Sotomayor is a diabetic as well).

    Mark Larson (11AM) 9-3-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2019 39:44

    Mark brings back Lt. Col. (Ret.) Buzz Patterson back to the show as they discuss the latest shenanigans happening in California, and particularly in Sacramento, and what Buzz's campaign for Congress is all about as he tries to weather the political storm and shake things up here in the Golden State.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 9-3-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 3, 2019 39:49

    Mark spends some time catching up with his friend and former CNN correspondent John Zarrella in Florida as Hurricane Dorian continues to make its way toward the southeastern coast of the United States after hitting the Bahamas over the weekend. Tom Del Becarro (PoliticalVanguard.com) shines a light on the latest coming out of Sacramento as lawmakers continue to try and get legislation passed to make it easier for unions to form inside companies like Uber and Lyft and get rid of the "gig economy" as people are able to use the flexibility of their own schedule to make money.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-30-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2019 38:14

    Mark checks in yet again with his favorite economist Stephen Moore on the claims from Bernie Sanders in terms of the top 3 wealthiest people in the United States have more net worth than the bottom half of the American population. We also get more analysis on AB 5 in Sacramento that has a high likelihood of passing much to the chagrin of freedom-loving residents, and how California wants to overhaul charter schools.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-30-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 30, 2019 38:55

    California State Senator Brian Jones joined Mark for an in-depth conversation on Assembly Bill 5 that would limit when businesses could classify employees as independent contractors. This includes workers from hairstylists to ride-share drivers. AB 5 was authored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez. She says the workers should be entitled to things like sick time, paid family leave and workers compensation.... Some ride-share drivers believe AB 5 will limit their ability to earn what they want and when they want. Also, former FBI Director James Comey was found by an independent watchdog group from the Inspector General's office to have made multiple violations and set dangerous examples for government employees. We get perspective from former United States Attorney General Ed Meese on this and how far it might go.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-29-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2019 38:02

    Mark visits once again with Lord John Taylor of Warwick from the House of Lords in Parliament over in England. They discuss the permission the Queen gave newly-elected Prime Minister Boris Johnson to allow Brexit to be carried out. This would have far greater ramifications than on the domestic side for the Brits and it involves trade with the United States as well.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-29-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 29, 2019 39:12

    Mark examines the latest breaking news from the Inspector General's report on how former FBI Director James Comey violated many rules in leaking albeit unclassified information to the press in hopes to spark an investigation into President Trump. He, being Comey, however, will not be facing any charges whatsoever from the Department of Justice. We get analysis from Mark as well as NewsMax.com's James Hirsen. Jean Schulz, widow of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz, provides a great perspective, as well as a cool promotion for those who are attending Burning Man this week, and the importance of why Peanuts is still important today.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-28-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2019 39:13

    Mark chimes in with David Bossie, President of Citizens United, and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign manager, and the two of them go at it with lobbing insight after insight on the "polls" that show the top Democratic candidates who could square off against President Trump in his re-election effort, and why almost no challenger stands a chance at defeating President Trump.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-28-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 28, 2019 38:00

    Mark welcomes back Kristin Gaspar from the San Diego County Board of Supervisors. They discuss the latest changes and setbacks as it pertains to the TransNet congestion fees and projects for freeways that just seem to have dates being changed like it's going out of style. Also, Tim Graham (Executive Editor, NewsBusters.org) chimes in on the latest news involving President Trump and how Democrats are so up in arms about Attorney General William Barr has booked a holiday party at President Trump's hotel in Washington, D.C.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-27-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2019 38:15

    Mark is really curious about how kids are doing in school (after ONE day) since a few San Diego Unified schools have instituted new start times for 8:30 in the morning... does this mean kids will stay up later playing video games? Who's to say? Also, the networks are going ga-ga over Taylor Swift's performance and speech last night at the VMAs in calling out the White House on LGBTQ policies.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-27-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 27, 2019 38:08

    Mark checks back in with Scott Sherman on the San Diego City Council on the ridiculousness of local government and awful appropriations of taxpayer money, including how council members are finally understanding the idea of how taxpayer money is not the council's money to do with however they wish. We also get a visit from Alice Stewart over at CNN. She's a political commentator and the former communications director for both Ted Cruz and Mike Huckabee. They speak on the latest poll that has Joe Biden in third place and wonder if he's really ready to cut his teeth in this 2020 presidential campaign.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-26-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2019 38:25

    Mark recaps some stories that happened to him while in Washington, D.C., this past weekend. Apparently there was a lone protester camping outside the White House lawn calling President Trump anything and everything in the insult dictionary. Mark also checks in with Tom Del Becarro (PoliticalVanguard.com) on the latest Monmouth poll among Democratic candidates for President, as well as how the "incendiary" comments from "mainstream Republicans" on "only two genders" are sparking up fake controversies.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-26-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 26, 2019 38:11

    Mark welcomes back former Governor Scott Walker (R-WI) as they discuss the latest fallout/aftermath from the G7 Summit and President Trump's efforts to raise tariffs on Chinese goods. Walker also had some thoughts on socialism and college students during the conversation.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-21-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2019 41:04

    What do Gavin Newsom and the state of California have in common? Lots of things, but probably not for the better. We get the latest from Mark as he talks with the man who used to hold the "nuclear football" for President Clinton in Lt. Col. (Ret.) Buzz Patterson.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-21-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 21, 2019 39:54

    So, President Trump continues to be public enemy #1, or at least to Democrats and progressives, when the POTUS announces a new plan to help curtail illegal immigration and how they're trying to accommodate migrants in shelters at the border. Kate Obenshain (Young America's Foundation) and Tim Graham (NewsBusters.org) shine a light on how the mainstream media continue to excoriate the President but also continue to lack facts and neutral journalism...

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-20-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2019 39:53

    Mark speaks on the crazy topics of San Diego State University going opposite of the diversity road on which they've walked for years and have now effectively banned dockless transportation devices like scooters from campus. Also, Rachel Bovard (Senior Director of Policy, Conservative Partnership Institute) chimes in with her thoughts as Congress, for all intents and purposes is in the middle of their own "summer vacation."

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-20-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 20, 2019 40:09

    What's the latest involving Governor Gavin Newsom in terms of new bills being signed into law? We get that and more from former challenger to Newsom in the 2018 election, John Cox.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-19-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2019 39:57

    The latest on the illegal immigration debate continues with Esther Valdes (immigration attorney) and Mark as they try to provide cogent and reasonable solutions to the illegal immigration influx the United States has seen recently.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-19-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 19, 2019 41:04

    Mark welcomes back Mayor Kevin Faulconer to discuss the insane explosion in homelessness issues on the streets of San Diego and across the state of California, as well as how City Council member Chris Ward wants to get rid of parking spaces in Balboa Park.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-16-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2019 40:14

    Tom Del Becarro (PoliticalVanguard.com) makes a house call to discuss anything and everything to do with California Governor Gavin Newsom, and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra. Also, Stephen Moore, our chief economist, tells us the key to success in the stock market and what we need to learn from the inverted yield occurrence in the market from this week going forward.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-16-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 16, 2019 40:54

    Mark takes a look at crazy stories that have surfaced this week including how the UFCW collective could be getting ready to strike as they're rallying for higher wages, among other things, at the Mission Valley Ralph's this afternoon. Also, President Trump had some interesting points he made at a re-election campaign rally last night on both the lack of good choices in terms of candidates, as well as defending the 2nd Amendment.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-15-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2019 40:09

    Mark continues to recap a few big stories that have unraveled over the past 24 hours including a plane down nearby Jamul Casino off Highway 94, the shootout in Philadelphia that left six cops injured, and Democratic presidential nominee hopeful, and former Colorado governor, John Hickenlooper reportedly suspending his campaign.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-15-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 15, 2019 38:52

    On the heels of the family prosecutor, Keith Greer, announcing a $100,000 for information leading to the arrest of Adam Shacknai in the death of Rebecca Zahau in 2011, the defendant continues to maintain his innocence as Adam spoke with Mark this morning. Also, James Hirsen (NewsMax.com) puts on his legal hat and provides some interesting insight pertaining to the Zahau case as well as what could be unraveling from the investigation into the death of multimillionaire and accused sex trafficker, among other things, Jeffrey Epstein.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-14-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2019 40:33

    Mark spoke with Carl DeMaio on the latest involving Rep. Duncan Hunter getting his trial postponed regarding the misuse of more than $250,000 in campaign funds, as well as CA State Senator Brian Jones with an update on the shenanigans in Sacramento. The big news of the day has Mark speaking, on the heels of the newest Rebecca Zahau investigation press conference, with Keith Greer (Zahau family attorney) and Rebecca's sister, Mary Zahau-Loehner, on the reward they're putting up to get Adam Shacknai behind bars.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-14-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 14, 2019 40:55

    Mark brings back Michael Reagan (Reagan Legacy Foundation) to touch on the latest involving President Trump as well as how ammunition laws in California have gone incredibly well off the rails. Also, Tim Graham (Media Research Center, and NewsBusters.org) has an update on the latest polls in the primary race for President between Democratic candidates, and how Elizabeth Warren is reportedly tightening the gap between herself and Joe Biden.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-13-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2019 39:54

    How does the tension between the United States and China via Hong Kong affect markets both domestically and internationally as well as on a national security scale? Bill Gertz (Washington Free Beacon) speaks with Mark on that and more.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-13-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 13, 2019 39:41

    Mark checks in with Tom Del Becarro (PoliticalVanguard.com) on the latest tariffs with China that President Trump is delaying until December especially with the hostility and chaos erupting in Hong Kong. Star Parker (Founder, Urban CURE) provides more updates on the latest "racist" tendencies from the political left as your mere opposition to anything they believe is deemed "racist." That's bogus, right?

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-12-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2019 41:02

    More guests with Mark on the eve of the 38th anniversary of the historic tax cuts from President Ronald Reagan. Mark spoke with Raj Kannappan (Director of Young America's Foundation's Center for Entrepreneurship & Free Enterprise), and Andrew Coffin (Vice President and Director of the Reagan Ranch Center).

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-12-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 12, 2019 40:51

    On the eve of the 38th anniversary of President Ronald Reagan's historic tax cuts, Mark broadcasts from the Reagan Ranch in Santa Barbara with a slew of guests including historian/author Paul Kengor, former Attorney General (under Reagan) Ed Meese, and Dr. Art Laffer (most recent President Medal of Freedom receipient, and world-renowned economist).

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-7-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2019 40:12

    The mass shootings in Dayton, OH, and El Paso, TX, are nothing short of horrific and absolutely terrifying. However, they don't make us the worst country in the world in which to live and prosper. We get more on that from Lisa Daftari (Foreign Desk News).

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-7-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 7, 2019 40:57

    Mark discusses his birthday shenanigans in which he engaged from Tuesday, but also pointing out the hypocrisies and double standards among Democrats and liberals as to their reactions to President Trump getting ready to visit Dayton, OH, and El Paso, TX. We get that analysis and more from Tim Graham (NewsBusters.org) and Mark as they look at the citizens of both cities, and their elected officials, as well as mainstream media's reaction to said stories.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-6-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2019 40:19

    On the heels of the latest shootings in El Paso and Dayton, Mark reaches out to discuss concealed-carry laws as well as how we can process these horrific events from San Diego Sheriff Bill Gore.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-6-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 6, 2019 41:07

    Mark gets reacquainted with an old friend who has decided to run for the seat in the 50th Congressional District in hopes of ousting current Representative Duncan D. Hunter, and that's former SD mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio. Also, Tom Del Becarro (PoliticalVanguard.com) chimes in with his two cents on the latest with the political and media finger-pointing from both sides of the aisle in the aftermath of the El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH, shootings.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-5-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2019 40:12

    How exactly is this media reaction blaming Trump for 2 massive and horrendous shootings over the weekend? James Hirsen (NewsMax.com) lays it out beautifully in his discussion with Mark.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-5-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2019 40:42

    Mark brings in Michael Schwartz (Executive Director, San Diego County Gun Owners PAC) to shed some light on the 2 high-profile shootings from El Paso, TX, and Dayton, OH, and the political reaction from both sides. Also, Stephen Moore provides an update on the economy and the jobs market as we got the July jobs report last week and it looked pretty good, all things considered.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-2-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2019 38:49

    Mark checks in with Craig Shirley, a biographer of President Ronald Reagan, on the heels of a new recording that was released this week that was a conversation between then-President Richard Nixon and then-California Governor Reagan which included some "racist" remarks.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-2-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 2, 2019 39:01

    How is climate change affecting our coasts here in San Diego? News 8's Brandon Lewis has a report on that and what to expect come 2050 and 2100. Also, how did Julian Castro and Joe Biden go at it regarding legal AND illegal immigration in the 2nd night of the Democratic debates?

    Mark Larson (11AM) 8-1-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2019 39:19

    Rebecca Jones (Mayor - San Marcos) spoke with Mark on the latest SANDAG projects on repairing highways including SR-78 in her city, but also how SANDAG still refuses to promote how much taxpayers will be on the hook for upon completion of these proposals and IF they're implemented. Also, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace makes his first visit to Mark's show since Larson's return to AM 760, and they dissect the most recent Democratic debate, as well as why Democrats feel it's a mistake Fox News isn't allowed (by the DNC) to moderate a presidential debate during the primary this election season.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 8-1-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2019 38:21

    Mark has no shortage of guests today: Kenneth Starr (former Special Counsel in the investigation to Bill Clinton) discusses the debates and the Mueller testimony from last week. Jim Kidrick (San Diego Air & Space Museum) on a meeting tonight at the Balboa Park Club and how local government doesn't know how to properly spend money and wants to get rid of parking spaces. James Hirsen (NewsMax.com) analyzes the debates from last night and looks at the respite we'll have as Americans when debates resume come September.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 7-31-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2019 38:02

    California State Senator Brian Jones rejoins Mark to discuss the latest ridiculousness inside the Capitol in Sacramento and what we can expect to come in the foreseeable future.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 7-31-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 1, 2019 38:55

    Mark reflects on the first of two Democratic debates with Tim Graham (NewsBusters.org) and preparation for the 2nd debate tonight in Detroit.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 7-30-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2019 38:57

    Mark checks in with Rachel Bovard (Senior Director of Policy, Conservative Partnership Institute) on the latest with resolutions and comments from the Senate and House of Representatives, as well as the recent fallout/aftermath from President Trump's comments about Rep. Elijah Cummings and the city of Baltimore.

    Mark Larson (10AM) 7-30-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 30, 2019 38:59

    Mark is beyond aggravated and beside himself over the judge's decision to conditionally release the "Bolder than Most" rapist, Alvin Quarles, into the Jacumba Hot Springs area. This raises a lot of red flags and not just with the convicted felon. Also, Tom Del Becarro (PoliticalVanguard.com) goes deep into the preparation for tonight's first of two Democratic debates this week starting in Detroit, and how Joe Biden is basically fighting against everyone else in the field.

    Mark Larson (11AM) 7-29-19

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 29, 2019 39:04

    What are the latest shenanigans happening down at San Diego City Council, aka 202 C Street and Homeless Shelter? Scott Sherman lays it all out for your entertainment and cringing displeasure.

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