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Ronn Owens Winner of the 2003 Marconi Radio Award for significant industry character of the Year
"Throughout the various years I’ve identified Ronn Owens, I’ve constructed a deep admire for his wisdom of concerns and for his unusual universal contact. there are lots of good stuff i will be able to say approximately Ronn, however the factor i like so much approximately him is his equity. And our public discourse is the higher for it."
–U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman (D-CT)
"Whether you end up agreeing with him a lot of the time or now not, Ronn Owens isn't uninteresting or given to predictable knee-jerk reviews. to the contrary, you could continuously depend on him to be fascinating and reasonable, and to problem stereotypes at the correct and left in pursuit of solutions to difficulties that many others make the most to deepen the divisions within the country."
–U.S. Senator John McCain (R-AZ)
"I have recognized Ronn Owens for over two decades, and i've the maximum recognize for him. Many radio speak exhibit hosts at the present time come from the a long way correct or the a long way left. Ronn Owens doesn't. He bases his judgements on cause and customary sense."
–U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA)
"Ronn Owens is a nook shop for logic. He’s received the clever sturdy a part of liberalism and the shrewdpermanent tricky a part of conservatism. He’s highway clever, well-read, and provides a damn."
–Chris Matthews, host of Hardball on MSNBC and The Chris Matthews convey on CNBC
"Ronn Owens isn't left or correct and definitely isn't really continuously unsuitable! yet he certain does make you think."
–Tim Russert, host of Meet the Press
"People are looking to order a los angeles carte. They don’t wish the dinner both get together bargains. An appetizer of pro-choice shouldn’t suggest a moment process excessive taxes. You shouldn’t need to swallow the NRA’s baloney to carry your taxes down. this can be what Ronn Owens is all about–neither social gathering, neither ideology, simply good judgment and political independence."
–Dick Morris, FOX information Channel Political Analyst

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More often than not, he’s also accurate. Consequently, The Drudge Report is one of the first places I check for major stories, along with CNN. Now if Drudge were to start screwing up . . I’d still go to him, but he’d no longer be first. He’d be 5th, 6th, 10th, or 20th. I can’t help but think of that old Seinfeld episode where Jerry and the mother of the woman he’s dating are jockeying for the No. 1 position on the girl’s speed dial list. Once the mother realizes that Jerry has supplanted her from the top spot, she does everything she can to knock him out.

We looked to the president for confidence, assurance, and guidance, and he more than rose to the occasion. Same thing happened as far as the war in Iraq was concerned. Polls taken following the State of the Union Address, which the president delivered six weeks prior to the war, showed that Bush’s overall approval rating registered at 59 percent—a 33 percent drop from the high he enjoyed in the months following 9/11. Nearly half of the people surveyed expressed disapproval for the way the president handled the economy, while two out of every five were dissatisfied with how he managed foreign policy.

The Internet has made us into a nation that thrives on instant gratification. All that hype about the impact the information superhighway would have on our lives turned out to be true. We’ve become so accustomed to having everything right away, we can’t imagine it delivered any other way. THE E-MAIL READ ’ROUND THE WORLD That said, a great deal of what floats around in cyberspace is either invalid, unsubstantiated, or patently untrue. Yet, you’d be surprised how many of these things are accepted as fact simply because they ’re posted online.

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