Posted October 4, 2012
Topics: Government/Politics, Elections
Both campaigns have been downplaying expectations for the first Presidential debate. Tomorrow on the Sound of Ideas, we'll see whether there was good reason for lowered expectations. We'll have political experts from Cleveland State University, John Carroll and you. Who scored points? Could either Mitt Romney or President Obama declare victory? And do the debates actually sway anyone, or just solidify their choice? Join the discussion with host Mike McIntyre on 90.3.
Posted September 27, 2012
Topics: Government/Politics, Elections, Miscellaneous, Aging/The Elderly
As the presidential race reaches its stride in the coming weeks, the candidates will be pushing hard to win votes among young people and those over 50. Tomorrow on The Sound of Ideas, we'll hear from both of those voter blocs. What are young people hearing, or not hearing, from President Obama and Mitt Romney? Which candidate has a better approach to cater to the interest of older voters? It's a political discussion for the ages, Thursday morning at 9:00 on 90.3.
Posted September 25, 2012
Topics: Environment, Government/Politics, Elections, Miscellaneous, Transportation
Cleveland, most people can agree, has not capitalized on its waterfront real estate. A sewage treatment plant, an industrial port, uninspiring lakefront parks and an airport dominate the shoreline. The regional Port Authority has a plan to make things better, balancing recreation, economic development and industry. But it needs more cash to do it. On the next Sound of Ideas, the port's levy request and what that money would buy. Tuesday morning at 9:00.
Posted September 18, 2012
Topics: Economy, Government/Politics, Elections, Miscellaneous, Housing/Real Estate, Terrorism
Ronald Reagan's simple question was political gold in 1980: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" Mitt Romney has echoed Reagan in his bid to unseat President Obama. We'll take a look at some key numbers and more importantly, we'll seek your input on a question that's likely to pop up repeatedly between now and November. Join host Mike McIntyre for the next Sound of Ideas Tuesday morning at 9:00.