***TIMES & GUESTS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE***
Tuesday, February 9th
10:15 Tara L. Mosley-Samples, Akron City Council
Topic: Clean Water for Flint program
10:35 Colin Louis, Pres. GSUL
Topic: Activities at the facility & Black History
11:15 John Quinones, TV Host of "What Would You Do"
Topic: Upcoming lecture at Akron Univ. and success of TV show
11:35 CONVERSATION: Beyonce's HALFTIME performance
Monday, February 8th
10:15 CONVERSATION: New Hampshire election, Super Bowl, and MORE!
10:35 Kathy Lindenberger, HOF Souvenir & Events manager
Topic: HOF Queens pagent, events dept, and MORE!
11:15 Karen Finney, Surrogate for Hillary Clinton
Topic: 2016 Presidential race
11:35 Shalita Grant, Actress
Topic: PBS Black History series
Ron with DEJA LEE from Elite Modeling Agency
Ron Ponder,host of the Ronder Show
Ron holding GIVEAWAY Items
Ron with Canton artist & Timken graduate Tremayne Reese
Ron's Co-Producer Erick models for the global eyewear brand David Ford. www.davidfordcollections.com
MISSING CHILDREN CONTACT INFO:
Call the Nation Center For Missing and Exploited Children at 1-800-THE- LOST (843-5678)
GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS CONTACT LIST:
President Barack Obama (D)
The White House, 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Washington DC 20500
202 456-1111, Switchboard: 202 456-1414
Senator Sherrod Brown (D)
713 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510
1301 E. Ninth St., Suite 1710, Cleveland OH 44114
Senator Rob Portman (R)
338 Russell Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510
1240 E. Ninth St., Room 3061, Cleveland OH 44199
U.S. Representative (R-16th District)
U.S. House of Representatives
130 Cannon House Office Building, Washington DC 20515
District Office, 1 Park Center Drive, Suite 302, Wadsworth OH 44281
U.S. Representative (R-7th District)
U.S. House of Representatives
329 Cannon House Office Building, Washington DC 20515
District Office, Ashland County Office Building, 110 Cottage St., Ashland OH 44805
U.S.Representative (D-13th District)
1421 Longworth House Office Building, Washington DC 20515
District Office 1030 Tallmadge Ave., Akron OH 44310
Governor John Kasich (R)
Riffe Center, 30th Floor, 77 S. High St., Columbus OH 43215-6117
Ohio State Senator Frank LaRose (R-27th District)
1 Capitol Square, Columbus OH 43215
Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine
30 E. Broad St., 14th Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
INFORMATION AND JOBS WITH AT&T
Born and raised in Lafayette, Georgia, Ron attended The University of Akron and Kent State University. You can hear him "pontificate" 10am-Noon weekdays on News-Talk 1480 WHBC. He is also the owner of PonderSystems media and marketing and as an independent television producer he produces programs for PBS affiliates, network affiliates, cable systems and corporate clients and documentaries, such as the history of Stark County and “The ESPN2 Local Sports Break”.
Ron is Chairman of the Board, Coming Together Stark County (formerly Town Hall on Race Relations), Board member, President William McKinley National Presidential Library and the former publisher/part owner of “The Stark County Advantage” newspaper, former president of Stark County branch NAACP and former guest columnist “The Canton Repository”.
Ron's favorite movies include High Noon, King Kong, Cabin in the Sky, The Bourne series, Malcolm X, and Captain Blood. His favorite music: jazz, blues, country (old), clean hip hop and rap, zydeco, Motown and oldies. His business motto: “have thought, will travel”!
commercial...social issues coming up
huckabee...obama bashes...obama bashes...we got nothing from deal...iran got everything...
rand paul...bad deal, but is in favor of negotiations...like reagan...
how do get iran to comply?
iran deal...obama called critics of iran deal knee-jerkers
to gov walker
will he tear up the iranian deal on day one?
he responds about tying yellow ribbons around trees...
failed foreign policy of obama clinton deal
change tx structure
repeal and replace obamacare...need to repeal dodd-frnk
this guy is dreaming...
his properties have declared bankruptcy many times...
lenders to his companies lost billions of dollars to make money
trump says he uses the laws of the country to make money...he has never declared bankruptcy...
built net worth of more than 10 billion dollars...
and evruybody else has done the same thing..
last trump bankruptcy...
lenders are not good people...every company left atlantic city, including ceasars...
proud of what he has done...country need somebody l ike me to straighttn out the amrican mess...
changing soc sec would not be fair to those who paid into the system..
he syas 60 million people on soc sec...
govt took the money out of their pay checks...
change the govt employees' first...
lying to the people...
to christi and huckabee...
change social security?
cjristi...detailed plan...entitlement andll gov spending...
raise retirement 2 years and phase it in over 25 years..
means test soc security...
deal with the problem or it will bankrupt country...
to gov walker
promised you would creat lots of jobs...only created half of what you promised...
he says he was elected 3 ties...unemployment down...people creates j obs...get govt our of the way...rein in the out of control regulations...
to bush" promised 19 million new jobs...triple what heis father and his brother hd..how can he do it?
syas he has done it 27 times ovr the years..
ruls, traxes etc keep growth down...
fix ba tax cocde
fix regulations...'get rid of obamacare...how ya gonna do that, jeb?
to dr. carson..doubts hiallary will be candidate...would like to run against her
counts on voters being ignoratn..he will educate folks about the evils of progressives
mini rounds now
to gov kasich:
hillary is presumed dem candidate...
could he gtake on hillary?
syes she hs to come to the table with sound economc policies...
his father was a mailman, so he knows how to talk to the non-righ
america is a miralce country...lift everybody, helpo everybody...
is trump heping his case, or hurting it?
many in teh media room are laughing, but think that he is hurting himself...
im not so sure,,,there are lits if folks who believe him and what he says...
bush...cannot continue to dumb down standards...commercial
rubio: is gov bush wrong on common core
problem with it: will turn things over as a mandate to force changes down the throat..
advocates commmon core education standards...
school choice...no social promotion in 3rd grade...taking on teachers' unioin
dr. carson..we need significant change in taxes...god collects tithes, so advocates flast tax...
abolish fed depts?
huckabee...can get rid of irs if we pass consumption tax...move power back to states
to trump; obamacare:
15 years ago, he was for single payer...now why has he changed his opinion
recalls that he was opposed to iraq war
has given to most politicians
works in other countries, could work here...
artificial lines and controlled politician...
rand paul...news flash: rep party has been fighting single payer for 15 years...
trump says paul is having a hard imtime tonight
to dr. carson...obama banning waterboarding...
would he use waterboarding...said he was wondering if would get another chance to speak...
want to use tremendous intellect in the military to win wars...
allies in the middle east?
foreign policy question....brags about his recent trip to id east
to gov bush...
was his brother's war a mistake?
knowing what we know now...it was a mistake...but empathetic to families of deased florida soldiers
blames obama for leaving iraq...
no to nuclear deal
how would you dfefeat isis?
he blames obama...back to the words and titles of isis...
obama bashing...we need commander in chief that singing up for isis is you singning death warrant...
more bama bashing
how is trump doing?'
is this helping him or hurting him?
'quesion about trump to gov kasich?
placates to doald trump...syas people are fed up and donald trump is their spokesperson...pivots to his record...
sucks up to trump...
host asks rubio:
he says: most folks are coming from other countries...
agrees with kasich...
supported imigration reform including path to citizenship...
why have you cahnged your position?
wallker: i listened to american people...secure border...international criminal elements coming thru
to gov cruz:
will he support law (ate's law) to defund sanctuary cities...soft ball question..authored kate's law
leaders don't want to enforce immigration laws...another shot at obama...
majority on this state supports amnesty...i don't
to gov christie:
can you assign blame to sen paul about making people's numbers available tgo feds...?
he says yes...he can....
he lived it...in his statge...angts to appear tough...trring to conjur up emotions..
sen rand paul says he will stand for bill of rights...collect more records of terrorists
christie to paul...you can sit in committee meeting an blow hot air about subject...
good exchange between the two...ll
talking about christi giving the president a big hug...
hugs chritie remembers are the hugs that he gave to the families...
respond to jeb bush's position on immigration...share your proof to american people
trump: if it wasn't for him, we would not be talking about immigration...
need to build a wall...
asked for evidence that mexican govt is sending their bad people to america...
he said he was there and he saw the problem...
to gov kasich...
defending expansion of medicare...
will he use his faithe to expand other government programs?
treat drug addicts...
workng poor does not have to go to emergency room for treatment
medicad grwoning at lower rate than anywhere...touts his development of jobs...
to rand paul:
foriegn policy...why are you so quick to blame own party?
paul: no arm opposition to isis...they ride around with a bilion dollars worth of americanv ehicles...
to scott walker...are you too far out of the mainstream on abortion?
he says he defunded planned parenthood before the videos...staunch anti-abortion
to mike huckabee
conservatives should do something bold...
unborn children...supreme court not the supreme being...
baby parts like parts of a buick?
to donald trump...only called rosie odonnel a big fat pig, mot all women....
does not have time for political correctiveness...this country loses to everybody...
what i say is what i say...
threatens the host...could treat her worse cause she has not treated him right...
to ted cruz...
feeding red meat to base...toxic relationship..called sen mcconnel a liar...how can he win?
he says america looks to someone who speaks the truth....
dont have leaders who honor their committments..
to gov christy...not darling of conservatives
new jersey faces many obsgtacels...economy record is bad..how will he run the country?
it was worse before he got there...
balanced budget...cut over 800 programs....
cut business taxes..
gov kasich gets huge reception...home field avantage?
question: wil each of you pledge to not run a 3rd party?
donald trump says he will not pledge that...
testy exchange...crowd boos...
first questgion is on electability
dr. ben carson first...recalling his gaffs...
do those mistakes show he is not ready for prime town...'ore importantm, he says, is to have a brain...experience comes from a lot of different places..
dr. carson looks confident
to marco rubio...
says this electin is not based on resumes, otherwise hillary clinton will win
economy has been radically changed...amozon does not even wn a building//
to gov bush:
the last thing this country needs is nogther bush...
says he will run hard and win...got record for getting things done...
does he look like an adult on this stage?
touts his rrecord...using conservative principles...
candidates coming on stage...remember the movie "ten angry men"? i hope this does not prove to be an apt title for tonight's debate...crowd shoes their approval...gentlemen, start your engines!
9:00 second debate begins...
downing a cup of coffee..media folks getting antsy....lots of stark county folks here, too...janet crieghton is here, as is kirk schuring...janet will be a guest on my show tomorrow, along with david pepper, the ohio democratic party chairperson, and matt borgess, the state republican party chairman..wonder what their thoughts will be about tonight's debate...??
organizers warming up the crowd for the next round of debates...the gwown up table of candidates...lots of talk about donald trump...
arena is rally filling up, folks anxious to see these next candidates....
still here in the media room at the q...much conversation surrounds carly fiorina...she seems to have impressed most of the media here...
the next round of debates starts at 9...so, down time....catered tacos and fixins...no chicken wings, though....
folks letting their hair down, checking in with families etc...most from out of town...
many of the candidates came down to the media room to spin...and to prance around in front of the media...
first group not too impressive...
time for some more miles davis and headphones....
debate over...big yawn...is it the format? is it the candidates?
serious looks on the faces of the national news folks...im sitting across from the CNN crew...lots of correspondents that you see on TV all the time...
They are in deep thought... getting ready for part two....
I smell food....
Gov. Gilmore...conservative governor, and thats how he would govern as president.
Has experience...notes them again...time for real substance and real experience.
Gov Pataki...won in New York 3 times...then worked with democratic legislature...reduced welfare roles..was governor on Sept 11, and he showed his leadership
Bashes Obama, nuclear deal...our best days are ahead ony if we work together...will do hard things that should have been done earlier
Carly... Hillary lies about Benghazzi...I wondered how long it would take for somebody bring that up...
Not member of political class...can do job...need help and support...wants to lead resurgenc of party
Great talkers running for President...got talker in White House now
Smacks Jeb Bush...immigration...tired of hyphenated America...join his campaing but also his cause
CANTON KIDFEST IS THIS SATURDAY!
What: Canton Kidfest
Where: Canton Civic Center
When: 11am-5pm, Saturday, February 13, 2016
It's about and for kids! Come in from the cold and play! Kids 12 and under are free! Adults are $5 per and Inflatables are $3 per child! Pick up FREE VIP tickets to cover either 4pm-6pm* Tuesday, February 9th @ Pat Catan's on Whipple Avenue. Click through for details!
*Or while quantities last!
Faith & Family Night / February 26th
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Stark County About Magazine
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GOTR 5k Run/Walk / May 21st
What: GOTR 5k Run/Walk
Where: Walsh University
When: Saturday, May 21st
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WHBC HONORS THE CLASS OF 2015
What: 71st WHBC Annual High School Football Awards Banquet
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