Even after the Electoral College certified President-Elect Joe Biden’s victory in the 2020 General Election, there are some conservative media members who still refuse to recognize it. Kevin McCullough is one of them and he made his feelings known on the nationally syndicated Eric Metaxas Show Thursday night. McCullough claims that the reason he has yet to accept the election results are not out of a particular fondness for President Donald Trump, but instead due to the voting irregularities.
“I’m not one of those people who are just in love with Trump,” McCullough said. “But if you look at the results, there are just too many anomalies. I don’t think there was widespread election fraud. I think it was just a little bit of on the ground ballot cheating in six different counties in six different swing states and that was enough to change the election.”
McCullough says that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and others played an active role in perpetrating election fraud.
“You had to have major money coming in in these six counties to pull this off,” McCullough said. “Mark Zuckerberg stepped up and paid half a billion dollars staffing those six counties in primary count centers. He paid for the cardboard to keep the official observers out. Then there were other strategies and I’m not sure if all of them worked together. But because there are so many small things, it’s hard to gather them all up and say ‘here’s your evidence’.”
McCullough knows that many people will dismiss his claims of election fraud and at least partially blames the media for that response.
“The media tells us that you (Trump supporters) are 1 for 59 in the courts. But what they don’t tell you is that most of these cases were not dismissed because of merit, but because they brought the legal challenge too late. The cumulative effect is that people think they have ruled that there is no evidence of fraud . That is not the case. Thank goodness we have alternative media where we can put this stuff out there where people can think for themselves.”
McCullough adds that the reason he is fighting election fraud is not for Donald Trump, but for the integrity of future elections.
“Whether Donald Trump gets a second term in the White House is not really the issue,” he said. “The issue is whether I can cast my ballot in future elections with the confidence that my vote will be counted and I will not be disenfranchised. That’s why I keep fighting. It’s the only way I can have a clear conscience and go to sleep at night.”
WYPR, The Baltimore Banner Enter Joint Operating Agreement
As part of this new collaboration, the two parties state they will work together on stories and special reports and create collaborative programming
The city of Baltimore will see two nonprofit organizations form a partnership to share resources, grow their reach, and deliver local news across the region. Your Public Radio Corp. news/talk WYPR (88.1) is entering a joint agreement with The Baltimore Banner.
As part of this new collaboration, the two parties state they will work together on stories and special reports and create collaborative programming to serve the needs of residents in Baltimore and throughout Maryland.
“We are looking forward to the possibilities of this unique model of nonprofit news as we work to preserve and strengthen local journalism here in greater Baltimore,” LaFontaine Oliver, President of Your Public Radio and GM of WYPR, said in a release, per Inside Radio.
“This partnership between Your Public Radio and The Baltimore Banner is an important step to bolster our local newsrooms in Maryland – with trusted, community reporting at the core of the agreement between the two organizations.”
The partnership opens the door to expanding the capacity and reach of each organization’s newsroom and boosts the capability to cover more community matters. Furthermore, WYPR will use its audio expertise to produce a series of joint podcasts and radio programs.
“Our goal is to strengthen Baltimore’s local reporting, growing our coverage statewide,” Imtiaz Patel, CEO of The Venetoulis Institute for Local Journalism, noted.
“This partnership is a force multiplier for both organizations to expand our coverage and bring the very best local news to the region and state.”
The Bumper Song for Rush Limbaugh Will Be Retired
Clay Travis and Buck Sexton told their audience Thursday that the rights to Rush’s iconic bumper music “My City was Gone” are set to expire.
It’s official. The final piece of Rush Limbaugh on syndicated radio will be retired soon. Clay Travis and Buck Sexton told their audience Thursday that the rights to Rush’s iconic bumper music “My City was Gone” are set to expire.
Limbaugh popularized the song performed by The Pretenders using it as a bumper song which then became synonymous with his overall brand.
“For decades, Rush’s theme song has reminded everyone about their truth and clarity are on the way,” Travis said. “It’s an iconic song forever that’s going to be attached to Rush Limbaugh and everything that he represented.”
With the one-year anniversary of the “Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show” approaching, the duo spent time reflecting on the show’s inception and the indelible mark that Limbaugh left on millions of Americans.
“And for us, this is really like retiring the jersey in sports,” said Sexton. “Because Rush’s theme song is forever attached to his memory, everything he built, and we deeply honor that, his legacy. And that song is a part of his legacy, of course.”
Clay & Buck’s new theme song is “My Own Worst Enemy.”
“These guys moved to Tennessee from California because they were so frustrated with the direction that California politics had gone (laughing), and they are going to be longtime listeners of this show,” Travis said.
“They loved Rush. And when we had this conversation with them, Buck, I mean you should have seen their faces and how excited they were to be able to bring their music to this audience and connect their brand and their spirit with the spirit and brand of the greatest radio show audience that has ever existed in American history,” he added.
WOLB’s Larry Young Recovering After Having His Leg Amputated
WOLB’s Larry Young has been off the air since April 10.
A popular Baltimore radio host is recovering after having his leg amputated due to an allergy triggered by his Type 2 diabetes. According to the Baltimore Sun, WOLB’s Larry Young has been off the air since April 10.
“I knew I had a problem,” Young told the paper. “I didn’t know it was as severe as it was. When I got to the hospital, the doctors gave me two options: amputation or death. That is a terrible thing to hear.”
Young has been hosting the morning show on the Urban One-owned station for nearly three decades. He reportedly is planning to retire at the end of the year.
“Larry is a wonderful person, and we all miss him terribly,” said WOLB GM Howard Mazer. “I’m sure all of our listeners are looking forward to his return.”
Young is no stranger to health scares. 18 years ago, he was rushed to the hospital after suffering a heart episode. Young said at the time, doctors gave him less than a 1% chance of surviving.
“The word ‘no’ is not in Larry’s vocabulary,” Mazer said. “He will go out of his way to help someone, no matter what.
Former mayor Catherine Pugh will fill-in during Young’s absence.