BPR: Debates, Governors, and Poetry

September 17, 2015
  • CNN held the second Republican primary debate last night. Charles Chieppo from Chieppo Strategies  and Jennifer Nassour,  former Chair of the Massachusetts  Republican Party, joined us in studio to discuss how the candidates did. We opened the lines to get your opinion.
  • Former Secretary of Education Paul Reville talked with Jim and Margery about Obama's college score card. You can check out the website for your self at https://collegescorecard.ed.gov.
  • Governor Charlie Baker took questions from listeners during his monthly segment. The questions covered a wide gamut with inquires into the DCF, public transportation, happy hours, Uber, the use of pharmaceutical opiates, and legalizing marijuana. 
  • Who knew the Pope was such an avid tweeter? Michael O'Loughlin wrote a book about the holy tweets called "The Tweetable Pope." He called in to talk about his new book and the Pope's popular 140 character gospel. 
  • Former Suffolk County Sheriff Andrea Cabral joined Jim and Margery to talk about public defenders and the suspension of Ahmed Mohamed.
  • Boston Globe columnist and Author Alex Beam told us the real meaning of the quintessential Robert Frost poem, "The Road Not Taken." 

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