NEW YORK- Radio talk show host Laura Ingraham is off the air - at least temporarily. She said Tuesday that she´s leaving her distributor, Talk Radio Network, after more than nine years because her contract is up. Ingraham said she is in discussions with other distributors about her show, which currently airs on 325 stations nationally. Talkers magazine says the conservative Ingraham is the most-listened to woman on radio, with an estimated 5.75 million listeners a week. Talkers said that ranks her among the top eight radio hosts overall.
I was a loyal listener for years but I stopped listening about a year ago when I finally could not endure her saying – “You’re listening to the Laura Ingraham Show.” – every fourteen seconds. Okay, I exaggerate. But, roughly seven or eight times per hour was not at all unusual. If she were to omit that annoying, repetitive, unnecessary (Duh! I KNOW what I’m listening to!) verbal crutch-like tic, I’d probably reinstate my audience membership.
Laura, in the words of your pal, TV Factor Boy, “Wise up!”
I subscribe to Laura´s show and get her thru the internet. Today had Tammy Bruce on. No word about Laura today. Michael Savage just recently changed distributor and was off-air around 5-6 weeks if I remember correctly.
I listen on the internet. So I look up the list and pick a few near by (mas o meno). I thought it would be great if CBS would hire her for the Evening news. Let her be editor too. And romney should have cleaned house and made her his director. Should have paid her what she wanted. He can afford it and he´d be moving into the WH. But I wish that she would stop saying that this person or that is a great person when they are really horrible. Sheneeds to move out of the area to get some perspective...
Ms. Laura should, like Sean Hannity, have her show broadcasted on both radio and television. She is that good!.......Here´s a suggestion Roger: (A) Reassign the Levittown, Long Island Leprechaun to a different time slot and (B) Give the the brilliant attractive Ms. Ingraham the prime time hours of 8-9 PM EST. You will be glad, not sad, you did!
When every other radio station is now carrying Geraldo Geraldo Geraldo, and the image of Ann Coulter frenching Chris Christie won´t go away, I give up, plain give up. The game is truly rigged. I won´t go Gault, but I am going to buy a hand gun.
Have always enjoyed Laura´s show and hope she is not off the air for long. She´s funny, wickedly sharp whether interviewing butt monkeys or analyzing the actions of libs and conservatives alike. Hurry up and sign a new deal with a better distributor, Laura!
used to get Rush, Rusty Humphreys, then Mark Levin on long time talk station in Atlanta. tuned in one day to hear Spanish speaking music station. Rusty moved down here, hope he´s found another radio home. Rush is now on WSB but can´t find the Great One anywhere. Are we being slowly sabotaged??
Go Beck! - Laura, go somewhere you can speak the untrammeled truth, Fox is dying from sameness of analysts,round tablers, and liberal over saturation - Lou Dobbs and Greta are still worth watching-they at least allow the courtesy of letting their guests speak more than one sentence without bozo type interruptions. The Five are quite entertaining almost the answer to the View - why not invite an audience to the Five?
Why do u people get on here and blast Oreilly. The man gives to wounded warriors. His gear money goes to. Charity. His books are superb and he gives both sides of every issue. Tell me what liberal does that?
I too loved her, didn´t listen to her much anymore anyway. Got tired of when she was hacking one of her books. That´s all you heard every other sentence. Everything she said or her guest related somehow to her new book. Got tiring . But I hope she is back soon.
Did her contract really end or did she get dumped by the network? I´ve found her hard to listen to for months. She´s shrill and harsh and her constant dumping on Romney was enfuriating. Her constant whining about Romney refusing to come on her show got me hooting with laughter. Why should he when all she did was criticize everything he did?
When Mohammad Hamedi Rad arrived in the United States last year, he carried his Iranian passport, a hard-won student visa and a backpack containing $14,000 in hundred dollar bills, because there was no simpler way of getting money into the country. "It was scary," Hamedi Rad, a chemical engineering graduate student at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, said of his late-night arrival in Chicago, where he declared the funds to airport customs officials. "I´ve never carried that much money before. I was extremely nervous." Hamedi Rad´s experience is by no means unheard of among many of the thousands of
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How do you get your arms around the catastrophe known as Obamacare? Is it even possible? At this point, I’m not sure it is. The list of individual disasters which threaten to ruin one-sixth of the U.S. economy and what has been, up until now, the best healthcare system in the world is exhaustive, and exhausting. The examples I will identify here barely scratch the surface. First but by no means foremost, we have the supposedly new and improved HealthCare.gov. Except it’s not, even the visible part. Stories still abound of people still failing to get in or to get through the enrollment
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