Jason Rantz is Seattle’s fresh, contemporary conservative voice. Young and urban, passionate and bold, Rantz is outnumbered by the Progressive chorus, yet refuses to ignore the conservative principles at the core of America’s greatness. Prolific on-air and online, Rantz knows he’s outnumbered in Seattle, but he’s never shy to be outspoken about it.
What's Trending: David Hogg teases another boycott. // GUEST: Fox News Radio reporter Tonya J. Powers talks about Barbara Bush's health. // GUEST: Former Seattle Police Officer Steve Pomper says the city is getting worse for cops. // Jason warns listeners tickets for the next Freedom Series event are very close to selling out.
Tim Gaydos in for Jason Rantz What’s Trending: Who will replace Feinstein in California senate, Pierce County humane society needs help and the Sounders get a new look. LongForm: Republican gubernatorial candidate Dave Reichert says Gov. Inslee has the power to make gas prices cheaper for Washingtonians and he is not doing it. Quick Hit: Pt 2 w/ Dave Reichert
Tim Gaydos in for Jason Rantz What’s Trending: Dianne Feinstein passes away at 90, some judges are actually setting high bonds and protecting the public from criminals and WPC's Todd Myers talks about his op-ed on carbon emissions tax. Big Local: A creative cash for gold scam in Bellevue and the government shutdown could affect thousands of Washingtonians. You Pick: Seattle hits a new high for peopel that have never been married—is that bad for society?
Tim Gaydos in for Jason Rantz What’s Trending: A concerning trend of unprovoked violence, Seattle Times pretends crime is not the reason for retail closures and breaking the Seattle homicides record seem inevitable. // Seattle City Council member Sara Nelson discusses how she wants to see officers enforce Seattle's new drug ordinance. She also says even if Target does not want to admit crime problem other businesses will. // Will OSU and WSU ever find a conference?
What’s Trending: If U.S. cared about China it would stop fighting a proxy war in Ukraine and DeSantis needs to be more aggressive on foreign policy. LongForm: Townhall Sr. columnist Kurt Schlichter gives his thoughts on a quite messy republican debate in California. Quick Hit: Article III project founder Mike Davis breaks down the Amazon anti-trust lawsuit.
Josh Hammer in for Jason Rantz What’s Trending: Democrat leaders have a Joe Biden conundrum, Newsom claims he's got DeSantis on a string and Biden's approval ratings tell you all you need to know. Big Local: Lawsuits could aid Gray Fire victims, a bizarre 'chicken scam' in Pierce County and Everett's police chief resigns. You Pick: AI bot that wrote newspaper article is programmed like a liberal opinion columnist.
Josh Hammer in for Jason Rantz What’s Trending: Last night's debate was a mess, Trump took on attacks from all angles and does a Trumpless debate matter—polls say no. // Democrats try to say Biden was just being a good father and Kevin McCarthy is confident that the government won't shutdown. // Ridiculous Fetterman dress code goes out the window.
Josh Hammer in for Jason Rantz What’s Trending: With no Trump on stage-does this debate matter, DeSantis has his moment to shine if he wants it and Californians are leaving at record rates. LongForm: Radio Host Liz Wheeler joins the show the left's assault on our children and way of life. Quick Hit: Former Trump attorney Jenna Ellis helps preview the second republican debate.
Josh Hammer in for Jason Rantz What’s Trending: The situation at the southern border is only getting worse, war vets displaced from nursing home for migrants in NYC. Big Local: An Auburn auto shop gets hit by thieves three times, a Lakewood driver high on LSD kills a family and a short film highlights Spokane's homelessness problem. You Pick: Bob Menendez's wife rocks a ridiculous handbag as he ignores questions outside an NJ courthouse.
Josh Hammer in for Jason Rantz What’s Trending: Trump is in Michigan talking to auto workers instead of debating, DeSantis can't run on an anti-Trump platform and can Vivek be trusted? // The corrupt Biden administration continues to get exposed. // Far-left NY judicial system comes after Trump again.
Josh Hammer in for Jason Rantz What's Trending: Who has the most to prove in the second republican debate? LongForm: Co-authors of "Kabul: The Untold Story of Biden's Fiasco and the American Warriors Who Fought to the End," discuss the Biden administration's most disgraceful hour—and the chaos it unleashed upon the world. Quick Hit: John Cardillo joins the show to preview Wednesday's republican debate. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Josh Hammer in for Jason Rantz What's Trending: FTC Chair brings a warranted suit against Amazon, Zelensky's U.S. tour left plenty to be discussed // Big Local: Burien finally passes an anti-camping ordinance, A King County judge actually set a six-figure bond and a scary hit-and-run in Pierce County. You Pick: Target closing stores in West Coast crime hubs and AOC is a hypocrite. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Josh Hammer in for Jason Rantz What's Trending: New polling shows Trump still has strong support, democrats are searching for a Biden replacement and why would Gavin Newsom want to debate DeSantis? // Evidence shows the Biden family has been bribed as impeachment inquiry looms. // Speaker McCarthy feeling pressure from Freedom caucus detractors. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Is Gov. Inslee's plan to push you into an EV working, Gavin Newsom and Ron DeSantis will debate head to head. LongForm: Caitlyn Axe (Discovery Institute Researcher) discusses the failure of KCRHA's ‘Partnership for Zero'. Quick Hit: A preview of Wednesday's second republican debate with FOX Business' Madison Alworth. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Permissiveness in society is the root cause of many of Seattle's problems, San Fran challenging Seattle for sketchiest city on the west coast and Bellevue PD gives away steering wheel locks. // President of the Downtown Seattle Association Jon Scholes discusses how City of Seattle budget has ballooned 93% last 10 years You Pick: Would flight be better without babies on board?See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Partnership for zero ends a colossal failure and SoDo area proves to be incredibly dangerous. // Seattle has a cool opportunity to showcase itself if can clean problem area downtown. // Mariners Hall of Famer Alvin Davis joins the show to talk about the team's final week of the season. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Health officials are actually encouraging your kids to do drugs, SPD officers wouldn't let swarm of wasps stop them from arresting carjacking suspect and Spokane council wants to know why dogs are being put down. LongForm: Marysville mayor Jon Nehring details a proposal to actually put repeat offenders in jail. Quick Hit: Get ready for gun violence czar Kamala Harris to do nothing. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: King and Pierce counties see a staggering number of car thefts each day, a disabled fan wasn't allowed on a flight to travel to see Beyonce in Seattle and Josh owns Let Freedom Ring gun shop in Lacey. A car drove through the storefront to steal products. The owner blames Democrats' soft-on-crime policies. Big Local: Everett PD is making arrests for public drug use and a phone scam relating to the Manny Ellis trial. You Pick: Dallas mayor acquires common sense.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Easy access to fentanyl a major problem for kids, Another dangerous criminal suspect released on low bail and Does anyone care that the Panthers have a transgender cheerleader? // Corrupt democrat Senator picks up another indictment and what platform is Chris Christie running on? Does anyone know? // Rantz is surprised by which states have the most obese people.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Rantz is stunned that a KCRHA program was a failure, a taco truck in Kirkland has many customers get sick and Joe Manchin wants the dress code back i nthe senate. LongForm: Radio host and author Mark Levin previews his new book, 'The Democrat Party Hates America'. Quick Hit: Mark Levin pt. 2See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Despite not having enough police Seattle launches CARE team to respond to 911 calls, more businesses need protective measures like bollards put in at West Seattle smoke shop and Deanna Martinez, Chair WA Mainstream Republicans details how democrats are slowing re-districting efforts in Central Washington. Big Local: A man stabbed an old teacher of his in Federal Way, a 2-year-old dies after accidentally taking fentanyl pills and Everett has a mayor that actually backs police. You Pick: UN leaders arrive in large SUVs to talk about how everyone else is ruining the climate.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Victim of planned carjacking says 'you could be next', the media is stirring up controversy in bodycam story and Seattle Public Utilities wants you to smell bad. // Is anyone beyond conservative media noticing what's happening at the border? // Rantz wants everyone to know about his sleep paralysis scare.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Thurston County sheriff is right to call out 'soft on crime' judges, a Ballard liquor store is robbed twice in a week and the Barstool founder made a fan of Rantz after calling out a WaPo reporter. LongForm: Fox Business correspondent Lauren Simonetti analyzes the UAW strike and who comes out the winner here. Quick Hit: Yakima mayor deserves the backlash she is receiving over 911 call.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Disgusting amount of overdoses being reported in Seattle this year, disingenuous library association mistakes age restrictions with book bans and Senator Marsha Blackburn says she thinks the Biden's get special treatment and John Fetterman does not respect his constituency. Big Local: There's already an issue with the light rail project in Bellevue, Rantz is on board with mandatory minimums for repeat drug offenders and two stupid people got into a shootout in the South Sound. You Pick: A woman fell in outhouse trying to get back her apple watch. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Seattle passes drug ordinance—now what?, Pierce County deputies arrest an 18-year-old murder suspect, Merrick Garland went before a Republican led committee and he doesn't help put any conspiracy theories to bed. // Rantz details his feud with Newsbreak—is he wrong for not wanting to go back? // Unhinged activists try to shut down Charlie Kirk's event on a college campus because fascism is bad.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Seattle likely to take up new drug ordinance despite extremists on council, YouTube blocks Russell Brand's show after allegations surface and PA students step over bathroom controversy. LongForm: Chris Sullivan (KIRO Newsradio) details the rise in felony prosecutions against drivers. Rantz points out this is not traditional traffic crimes -- it's criminals emboldened by soft-on-crime laws. Quick Hit: An adult attacks a teen at a California McDonald's. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Pierce Co. prosecutor should be getting warning when dangerous people are released from mental hospital and Tim Eyman weighs in the mayor of Yakima calling 911 because conservatives were collecting ballot initiative signatures. Big Local: One child died due to a fentanyl OD in Spanaway, a street racing event in Tacoma has neighbors upset and Rantz makes fun of Dow Constantine for wearing too much makeup. You Pick: Rantz doesn't think banning plastic bottles will help the environment. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: A Fall City gun shop owner stands up for his business and homeless re-taking over Cal Anderson Park. // The Biden administration continues to lie to you about the economy and Social Security Administration wants money back it overpaid. // Rantz thinks a racist letter sent to a Pasco council member was only sent to warrant negative attention. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Understaffing leads to delayed SPD response for hate crime, Trump gets a big reaction from his abortion comments and UAW rejects 20% pay increase that would end strike. LongForm: Logan Bowers owns Hashtag Cannabis in Redmond, the latest store to suffer a break-in via a stolen car smashing through the storefront. Bowers is politically active and a one-time Seattle council candidate. What does he think is to blame for this? Quick Hit: A Michigan city votes to ban pride and other political flags. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Community outrage continues over SPD bodycam incident, new court ruling could lead to Latino majority district and Rep April Connors (R-Kennewick) has legislation to give every registered vehicle owner $100 to help with insane gas prices. Big Local: Marysville discussing jail time for repeat nuisance offenders and an unopposed Mukilteo is still running a campaign—Rantz calls out his intentions. You Pick: A bizarre story about how paper towels can ignite in the microwave. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Clerk brutally attacked in Normandy Park robbery, Rantz likes an NFL coach who got snarky in a press conference and several stories involving pets overdosing on fentanyl. // 'Fetterman Rules' now permit ridiculous hoodies on Senate floor. // Skechers is opening food courts at it stores for some reason.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Smash and grab thieves are getting more arrogant, Health insurance rates to increase for many Washingtonians and Spokane city leaders take tough on crime approach. LongForm: Leo Terrell (Fox News contributor, civil rights lawyer) explains what's really behind Hunter Biden's indictment and the difference between Trump and Biden on the UAW strike Quick Hit: Problem Philly neighborhood bans supervised drug use sites.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: ACAB crowd out in full force over bodycam incident and CDC director says get another vaccine. Big Local: Producer Max highlights a non-profit in need, Fife PD says a man might have been randomly shot while on the road and the mother of a woman died at the Bellingham drug encampment speaks out. You Pick: Aaron Rodgers claps back at Keith Olbermann for lazy COVID joke. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Despite walking back claims Rantz still thinks UW is being dishonest about fentanyl/meth smoke study, woke school district set to bring back SRO's and chaos in NYC as local leaders address migrant crisis. // Many are boycotting Dove over spokespersons previous false accusations during Charlottesville rally. // The state is showing that it doesn't want you to use the ferry system. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Rantz is far from stunned as the New Mexico governor's firearm order is ruled unconstitutional. LongForm: Garth Stein (“Art of Racing in the Rain”) has a new graphic novel series featuring a half-man, half-goat -- that takes place in the PNW, visiting everything from “a homeless encampment to a secret sanctuary in the woods where elites perform ritual goat sacrifices.” Quick Hit: Dems rush to Hunter Biden as indictment surfaces.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: People who live near pot shops should be worried, Portlanders are upset over fancy hotel being put in by an encampment and Rantz laughs at an educational leader who compares parental choice to segregation. Big Local: State lets down ferry riders yet again, an illegal immigrant and a registered sex offender is being sought after in Snohomish County. You Pick: Rantz is curious how Bill Maher will be received for coming back amid the writer's strike.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: It took a murder to get a sweep at a Beacon Hill encampment, Seattle council wants to change election cycle and Jesse Jones for some reason highlights a woman who chipped a tooth eating grocery store chicken salad. // Rantz is fired because Pramila Jayapal is trying to make the SPD body-cam case about race. // Josh Hammer (Newsweek opinion editor and lawyer) breaks down the Hunter Biden indictment.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Drug ordinance to be voted on by Seattle council, a Stanwood church is getting noise complaints, and the Mariners are hosting a fundraiser for pets. LongForm: Councilmember Reagan Dunn says raising wages nearly $4 an hour in unincorporated King County is an awful idea. Quick Hit: St. Louis clinic ending gender affirming care for minors.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: AG's office demands staff ‘change your thinking' on gendered pronouns and WA DOH employees claim training program is victim shaming. Big Local: Bellingham man arrested for running drug network out of encampment, a school board member is censured for inappropriate comments and a dramatic rescue from a house fire in Algona. You Pick: FOX 13's 'Pet Tricks' segment does not actually include any tricks. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Biden administration is demanding media defend them and Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat thinks we should end unions he doesn't like and thinks we haven't recruited cops in the last three years. // Matthew Patrick Thomas (KCGOP chair) is raising serious concerns about election transparency and integrity after the county replaced the primary tabulation server, the central component of the election process, without informing the two parties or SoS. Worse, the security camera meant to capture the process wasn't operational. // Seattle City Council wants to nickel and dime you to support tourism. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Homeless RV site could become a pickleball complex, a new burger joint is coming to Lynnwood and the New Mexico governor tries to defend her emergency firearms suspension during a CNN interview. LongForm: Abby says she was fired from her job at Summit Pacific Medical Center in Elma over an allegation of racism. She claims a co-worker was offended by her conservative values. Quick Hit: Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) read sexually explicit 'kids' book during senate hearing on censorship.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Olympia schools want SRO's back after lockdowns, Media is choosing not to report the context of the SPD bodycam footage and a report claims teens are scammed more than the elderly. Big Local: Police in Renton are reporting staged car accidents and an Arlington dealer arrested for causing overdose fatality. You Pick: NFL players are upset after Aaron Rodgers Achilles injury. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Gov. Inslee says progress is being made cleaning up encampments, teens create an an app to increase abortion access awareness and Simon Sefzik (policy advisor for Project 42) is hosting an event tomorrow in Kent at a gas station offering cheap gasoline -- without the fees Democrats and Inslee are responsible for -- in order to make a point about their costly legislation. // Republicans announce impeachment inquiry against President Biden—the left still finds a way to blame Trump.// People waited in traffic for hours at The Gorge just to miss a Lumineers concert.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Downtown Seattle is quickly going back to where we were before the sweeps and Amazon will make authors disclose use of AI.LongForm: Dr. Scott Phillips (Executive and Medical Director for the WA Poison Center) backs the UW study claiming no health threat from passive drug smoke exposure, but Rantz doesn't buy it.Quick Hit: Out of touch Democrats vs. ones who realize what's happening.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: A man trying to defend a victim was killed, Nutritionist in the Seattle Times argues that we shouldn't be weighed at the doctor's office because it's depressing and Snohomish County Councilmember Nate Nehring wants to ban card-only retail transactions. Rantz is not a fan of this. They debate.Big Local: Drugs found at a juvenile facility in Chehalis, a Bellingham PD detective was terminated for a very petty reason and You Pick: A country music star apologizes after being tough on cops during arrest.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Egregious, unconstitutional order issued by NM governor to ban firearms, bodycam backs up Rantz's reporting on a cop who was discussing a woman who was killed by an officer and You're being misled to about the UW fentanyl/meth study. // Activists say Seattle's open-air drug markets don't exist, and criticism is racist. // Gavin Newsom wants to appoint a 'token' to fill Feinstein's senate seat.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: An anti-cop Minnesota lawmaker is carjacked, Planned Seattle lot for homeless RVs could end up as pickleball complex instead and an update on the Injured Bellevue PD officer.LongForm: City Councilwoman Sara Nelson said the city isn't doing much to stop the crime wave -- which is why she's calling attention to it. And she's not yet all that optimistic about a drug bill.Quick Hit: Reporter Danish period film for not having enough diversity. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
What's Trending: Many stores locking up common items due to theft, multiple violent incidents in Snohomish County and Ron Coleman (Dhillon Law Group and Newsweek Columnist) explains how the ADL became a left-wing propaganda outlet.Big Local: pierce County deputy lures suspects with fake bark, Spokane looking to clean up problem corridor and weekend 405 closures.You Pick: Why planes are extremely gross right now.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.