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Mike Gallagher (b. April 7, 1960, Dayton, Ohio) is a popular conservative American radio talk show host. He is, according to Talkers Magazine estimates, the 8th most listened-to radio talk show host in the United States. April 7 is the 97th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (98th in leap years). ... Year 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... : Gem City : Birthplace of Aviation United States Ohio Montgomery 56. ... This article deals with conservatism as a political philosophy. ... A talk show (U.S.) or chat show (Brit. ... Talkers magazine is a trade industry publication related to talk radio in the United States. ...


Mike spent a large portion of the 1980s as morning sportscaster and weatherman at WKEF Television in Dayton, Ohio, and served for a brief time as host of As Schools Match Wits, a local high school trivia quiz show. (His trademark ending for his sportscasts was "As far as sports go, that's as far as I go.") His first radio job was also in Dayton, at WAVI-AM. WABC-AM, at the time being the nation's most listened-to talk radio station, hired Mike for a two year stint in 1996. Mike was hired by WFBC-AM (Now WORD-AM) in the early 90's as a local host. Mike met his wife Denise while in Greenville. WKEF is a broadcast television station in Dayton, Ohio, affiliated with the ABC network. ... As Schools Match Wits is a high school quiz show that airs on PBS member station WGBY in Springfield, Massachusetts, and produced in association with Westfield State College. ... WABC AM (770 kHz New York City) NewsTalkRadio 77 is the flagship station of the ABC Radio Network. ...


The Mike Gallagher Show was launched nationally in 1998 with 12 radio stations and is now heard on nearly 200. He is a Fox News Channel Contributor making frequent appearances on many of the Fox News Channel programs especially Hannity and Colmes filling in for Sean Hannity. In the summer of 2006, he authored Surrounded by Idiots: Fighting Liberal Lunacy in America (William Morrow), which became a New York Times bestseller (#27 on the extended bestseller list). The Fox News Channel (FNC) is a United States-based cable and satellite news channel. ... Categories: Television stubs ... Sean Patrick Hannity (born December 30, 1961, in New York City, New York) is an American conservative talk radio host, a co-host of Fox News Channels program Hannity & Colmes, the host of the Fox News weekend program Hannitys America, and the author of two books. ...


On October 6, 2006 Gallagher convinced the controversial Topeka, Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church to appear on air with an hour of air time in exchange for not picketing a funeral for the Amish victims of a school shooting near Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania. Initially, Gallagher offered the organization money to not picket the funeral. With this gesture being accused of being blood money, the syndicated radio host gave the church an hour to appear on air. The Amish funerals went on peacefully after the contract signed with WBC stipulated a $500,000 fine if there were picketers anywhere near the funerals.[1] October 6 is the 279th day of the year (280th in leap years). ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Coordinates: , Country United States State Kansas County Shawnee Founded December 5, 1854 Incorporated February 14, 1857 Government  - Mayor Bill Bunten (R)  - City Manager Norton Bonaparte Jr. ... WBC member Jael Phelps (right) and an unidentified WBC child protesting in Tulsa, Oklahoma Westboro Baptist Church is a U.S. religious organization headed by Fred Phelps and based in Topeka, Kansas. ... Location of Nickel Mines Nickel Mines, Pennsylvania is a hamlet in Bart Township, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. ...


Following plans by the Westboro Church to protest funerals of vicitims of the Virginia Tech massacre, Gallagher offered the group three hours of airtime in exchange for an agreement not to protest these funerals. The WBC was the in-studio guests of Gallagher's program for its entirety on April 24, 2007.[2] WBC member Jael Phelps (right) and an unidentified WBC child protesting in Tulsa, Oklahoma Westboro Baptist Church (WBC) is a controversial hate group based in a U.S. church headed by Fred Phelps and based in Topeka, Kansas. ... The Virginia Tech massacre was a school shooting comprising two separate attacks about two hours apart on April 16, 2007, on the Virginia Tech campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, United States. ...


Gallagher's program is syndicated by the Salem Radio Network and airs live from 9 AM to 12 noon. A separate live and local program for KSKY in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex airs live from 7 to 9 AM. Salem Communications is a Christian radio company operating in the United States, with 95 stations across the country that are primarily located in the nations biggest markets. ... KSKY is an AM radio station in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex with a talk format which generally favors views that are politically, culturally, and economically conservative or libertarian. ... The Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex encompasses the metropolitan divisions of Dallas–Plano–Irving and Fort Worth–Arlington, within the U.S. state of Texas. ...


References

  1. ^ 'Insane' picketers cancel Amish funeral protest, The Age, October 5, 2006
  2. ^ [1]

Bibliography

  • Surrounded by Idiots: Fighting Liberal Lunacy in America, 2005 (ISBN 0-06-073798-0)

Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

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