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Let It Rip Weekend: Stand Your Ground & Animal Research

Let It Rip Weekend: Stand Your Ground & Animal Research

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Now that Ted Wafer, the Dearborn Heights homeowner who shot Renisha Mcbride, has been charged with murder, will he use Michigan's Stand Your Ground law for his defense? More>>

Let It Rip Weekend: Costly Bankruptcy Consultants & Obamacare's Debut

Let It Rip Weekend: Costly Bankruptcy Consultants & Obamacare's Debut

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Detroit's City Council President takes on one of the bankruptcy consultants making millions to wipe away the city's debt. Plus, what about that deal to lease Belle Isle to the state? And as Obamacare makes its debut, how's the controversial healthcare law playing out in Detroit? More>>

Let it Rip Weekend: Mayoral race and EM's 'dumb & lazy' comment

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A new poll shows Mike Duggan leading in the race for Detroit Mayor. Could those dirty tricks against him actually be paying off in his favor? Duggan supporter and community activist Malik Shabazz thinks More>>

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  • Let It Rip Weekend Gaza Violence & Immigration

    Let It Rip Weekend Gaza Violence & Immigration

    Let It Rip Weekend Gaza Violence & Immigration

    Sunday, July 20 2014 2:09 PM EDT2014-07-20 18:09:03 GMT
    Metro Detroiters with families caught in the middle of the Gaza violence speak out, plus a debate on housing illegal child immigrants in Michigan
    Metro Detroiters with families caught in the middle of the Gaza violence speak out, plus a debate on housing illegal child immigrants in Michigan
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Rethinking the Fireworks Law & Seat Belts on School Buses

    Let It Rip Weekend: Rethinking the Fireworks Law & Seat Belts on School Buses

    Let It Rip Weekend: Rethinking the Fireworks Law & Seat Belts on School Buses

    Sunday, July 13 2014 12:27 PM EDT2014-07-13 16:27:04 GMT

    Are you STILL hearing fireworks late at night? All the noise and recent injuries (and one death) have a growing number of people calling for a repeal of Michigan's relaxed fireworks law of 2012. Plus, there's a push to require seat belts on school buses. But some think the price tag might make you think twice about that proposition.

    Are you STILL hearing fireworks late at night? All the noise and recent injuries (and one death) have a growing number of people calling for a repeal of Michigan's relaxed fireworks law of 2012. Plus, there's a push to require seat belts on school buses. But some think the price tag might make you think twice about that proposition.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Water Shutoffs and Ending the War on Drugs

    Let It Rip Weekend: Water Shutoffs and Ending the War on Drugs

    Let It Rip Weekend: Water Shutoffs and Ending the War on Drugs

    Sunday, June 29 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-06-29 14:53:54 GMT
    Activists hope the United Nations can stop the Detroit Water Department from turning off the taps in Detroit for people who don't pay their bills. Are shutoffs a human rights violation? Plus, is it time to end the War on Drugs? You'll meet a police veteran who says legalizing ALL drugs is a good idea.
    Activists hope the United Nations can stop the Detroit Water Department from turning off the taps in Detroit for people who don't pay their bills. Are shutoffs a human rights violation? Plus, is it time to end the War on Drugs? You'll meet a police veteran who says legalizing ALL drugs is a good idea.

  • Let It Rip Weekend: Repealing Abortion Insurance, Shocking Scrappers & Teens in Prison

    Let It Rip Weekend: Repealing Abortion Insurance, Shocking Scrappers & Teens in Prison

    Let It Rip Weekend: Repealing Abortion Insurance, Shocking Scrappers & Teens in Prison

    Sunday, June 22 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-06-22 14:46:42 GMT
    Is it abortion insurance or rape insurance? Whatever you call it, it's about to become an issue once again in Lansing. The new effort to repeal the controversial new law. Plus, one business owner's shocking solution to... stop scrap metal thieves, and why some think sending teenage criminals to prison isn't such a great idea. 
    Is it abortion insurance or rape insurance? Whatever you call it, it's about to become an issue once again in Lansing. The new effort to repeal the controversial new law. Plus, one business owner's shocking solution to... stop scrap metal thieves, and why some think sending teenage criminals to prison isn't such a great idea. 
  • Let It Rip Weekend: School Shootings, Open Cary & K2 Lawsuit

    Let It Rip Weekend: School Shootings, Open Cary & K2 Lawsuit

    Let It Rip Weekend: School Shootings, Open Cary & K2 Lawsuit

    Sunday, June 15 2014 11:15 AM EDT2014-06-15 15:15:18 GMT
    Are we getting used to all these mass/school shootings? One group says we average about one per week now. So would restricting guns cut down on all the killing? Tune in for a fiery firearms debate. Plus, a landmark lawsuit playing out in Oakland County this week as the family of a man who died after taking K2 (or spice) sues the party store that sold it to him.
    Are we getting used to all these mass/school shootings? One group says we average about one per week now. So would restricting guns cut down on all the killing? Tune in for a fiery firearms debate. Plus, a landmark lawsuit playing out in Oakland County this week as the family of a man who died after taking K2 (or spice) sues the party store that sold it to him.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: GM's Mea Culpa, UAW's Hard line & Men's Group Threatened

    Let It Rip Weekend: GM's Mea Culpa, UAW's Hard line & Men's Group Threatened

    Let It Rip Weekend: GM's Mea Culpa, UAW's Hard line & Men's Group Threatened

    Sunday, June 8 2014 10:39 AM EDT2014-06-08 14:39:37 GMT
    Heads roll at GM after the automaker releases the results of its own probe into the recall debacle. Will it be enough to save the company? Plus, are UAW talks GM's next big problem? And why is a men's conference in Detroit getting death threats?
    Heads roll at GM after the automaker releases the results of its own probe into the recall debacle. Will it be enough to save the company? Plus, are UAW talks GM's next big problem? And why is a men's conference in Detroit getting death threats?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: E-Cigarettes, Detroit's Grand Bargain & Road Funding

    Let It Rip Weekend: E-Cigarettes, Detroit's Grand Bargain & Road Funding

    Let It Rip Weekend: E-Cigarettes, Detroit's Grand Bargain & Road Funding

    Sunday, June 1 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-06-01 14:46:27 GMT
    Will regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco cause more people to die of cancer? As the final push for the grand bargain makes its way through Lansing - will it succeed? And is it a good deal for taxpayers? Plus, are you willing to pay more for gas if Michigan fixed its roads?
    Will regulating e-cigarettes like tobacco cause more people to die of cancer? As the final push for the grand bargain makes its way through Lansing - will it succeed? And is it a good deal for taxpayers? Plus, are you willing to pay more for gas if Michigan fixed its roads?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: The VA Scandal and Local Veterans Let Down

    Let It Rip Weekend: The VA Scandal and Local Veterans Let Down

    Let It Rip Weekend: The VA Scandal and Local Veterans Let Down

    Sunday, May 25 2014 10:48 AM EDT2014-05-25 14:48:50 GMT
     On this Memorial Day weekend, many local veterans who survived battle say they're still fighting to get treatment at the V.A. We'll hear from some of them, and talk about what can be done to fix the system that's let down so many of our brave men and women.
     On this Memorial Day weekend, many local veterans who survived battle say they're still fighting to get treatment at the V.A. We'll hear from some of them, and talk about what can be done to fix the system that's let down so many of our brave men and women.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Conyers' Election Ejection

    Let It Rip Weekend: Conyers' Election Ejection

    Let It Rip Weekend: Conyers' Election Ejection

    Sunday, May 18 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-05-18 14:46:56 GMT
    Will petition problems end John Conyers' 50 year congressional career? Is a write-in campaign in the cards? Plus, hear from another congressman who found himself in a very similar situation.
    Will petition problems end John Conyers' 50 year congressional career? Is a write-in campaign in the cards? Plus, hear from another congressman who found himself in a very similar situation.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: The Gender Pay Gap & The Future of Film Incentives

    Let It Rip Weekend: The Gender Pay Gap & The Future of Film Incentives

    Let It Rip Weekend: The Gender Pay Gap & The Future of Film Incentives

    Sunday, May 11 2014 10:50 AM EDT2014-05-11 14:50:36 GMT
    Happy Mother's Day. If you're mom or the woman in your life is in the workforce, why is she being paid less than a man doing the same job? Plus, are Michigan's film incentives on their way out?
    Happy Mother's Day. If you're mom or the woman in your life is in the workforce, why is she being paid less than a man doing the same job? Plus, are Michigan's film incentives on their way out?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Grand Bargain, Conyers Petition Troubles & Belle Isle Crackdown

    Let It Rip Weekend: Bankruptcy Grand Bargain, Conyers Petition Troubles & Belle Isle Crackdown

    Let It Rip Weekend: Bankruptcy Grand Bargain, Conyers Petition Troubles & Belle Isle Crackdown

    Sunday, May 4 2014 10:53 AM EDT2014-05-04 14:53:30 GMT
    Kevyn Orr's bankruptcy grand bargain in jeopardy, Congressman John Conyers may have to be a write-in candidate, and does the MSP crackdown on Belle Isle go too far?
    Kevyn Orr's bankruptcy grand bargain in jeopardy, Congressman John Conyers may have to be a write-in candidate, and does the MSP crackdown on Belle Isle go too far?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Federal Clemency, School Zero Tolerance & Minimum Wage

    Let It Rip Weekend: Federal Clemency, School Zero Tolerance & Minimum Wage

    Let It Rip Weekend: Federal Clemency, School Zero Tolerance & Minimum Wage

    Sunday, April 27 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-04-27 14:43:03 GMT
    The Obama Administration wants to release thousands of federal prisoners in a new clemency program. Good idea? Plus, do zero tolerance policies in schools go too far? And we'll also debate the minimum wage.
    The Obama Administration wants to release thousands of federal prisoners in a new clemency program. Good idea? Plus, do zero tolerance policies in schools go too far? And we'll also debate the minimum wage.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Paintings for Pensions & Self Defense Laws

    Let It Rip Weekend: Paintings for Pensions & Self Defense Laws

    Let It Rip Weekend: Paintings for Pensions & Self Defense Laws

    Sunday, April 13 2014 10:49 AM EDT2014-04-13 14:49:56 GMT
    He represents Trayvon Martin's family and Benjamin Crump will join us with why he thinks Michigan's gun laws are fostering vigilante justice. Plus, the new effort to force the DIA to sell its art to pay retiree pensions. And would short changing retirees lead to more crime in Detroit?
    He represents Trayvon Martin's family and Benjamin Crump will join us with why he thinks Michigan's gun laws are fostering vigilante justice. Plus, the new effort to force the DIA to sell its art to pay retiree pensions. And would short changing retirees lead to more crime in Detroit?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Accident Driver Beaten & City Council FBI Probe

    Let It Rip Weekend: Accident Driver Beaten & City Council FBI Probe

    Let It Rip Weekend: Accident Driver Beaten & City Council FBI Probe

    Sunday, April 6 2014 6:47 PM EDT2014-04-06 22:47:15 GMT
    Was it a hate crime when a mob beat a man after a car accident in Detroit? We'll get into the racial aspect, as well as what can be done to quell the tension.  Plus, are city council votes for sale? One man at the center of a conversation that led to an FBI probe speaks out.
    Was it a hate crime when a mob beat a man after a car accident in Detroit? We'll get into the racial aspect, as well as what can be done to quell the tension.  Plus, are city council votes for sale? One man at the center of a conversation that led to an FBI probe speaks out.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: GM Recalls and Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

    Let It Rip Weekend: GM Recalls and Drug Testing Welfare Recipients

    Sunday, March 30 2014 10:42 AM EDT2014-03-30 14:42:38 GMT
    Just how bad is it going to get for GM before it gets better? Could these massive recalls overturn the automaker's bankruptcy? Plus, should welfare recipients have to undergo drug tests to get taxpayer money?
    Just how bad is it going to get for GM before it gets better? Could these massive recalls overturn the automaker's bankruptcy? Plus, should welfare recipients have to undergo drug tests to get taxpayer money?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Going to Pot Special Edition

    Let It Rip Weekend: Going to Pot Special Edition

    Let It Rip Weekend: Going to Pot Special Edition

    Sunday, March 23 2014 11:13 AM EDT2014-03-23 15:13:57 GMT
    The state says medical pot is ok to treat PTSD, but some health professionals call that a really bad idea. Plus, is it just a matter of time before the drug is totally legal here in Michigan?
    The state says medical pot is ok to treat PTSD, but some health professionals call that a really bad idea. Plus, is it just a matter of time before the drug is totally legal here in Michigan? We'll debate it with the group trying to make that a reality.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Climate Change & Repealing "Stand Your Ground"

    Let It Rip Weekend: Climate Change & Repealing "Stand Your Ground"

    Let It Rip Weekend: Climate Change & Repealing "Stand Your Ground"

    Sunday, March 16 2014 10:46 AM EDT2014-03-16 14:46:53 GMT
    Is global warming an undeniable fact or a hoax to grab your hard earned money? Plus, should you have a right to shoot and kill someone because you feel threatened? Michigan's Stand Your Ground Law is once again under fire.
    Is global warming an undeniable fact or a hoax to grab your hard earned money? It's a debate you won't want to miss. Plus, should you have a right to shoot and kill someone because you feel threatened? Michigan's Stand Your Ground Law is once again under fire. Will it go up for a vote in November?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: E-cigarettes & Pet Coke's Comeback

    Let It Rip Weekend: E-cigarettes & Pet Coke's Comeback

    Let It Rip Weekend: E-cigarettes & Pet Coke's Comeback

    Sunday, March 9 2014 10:52 AM EDT2014-03-09 14:52:21 GMT
    Should e-cigarettes be subject of the state's smoking ban and taxed like tobacco? If some Lansing lawmakers have their way, it could happen. Plus, the pet coke debate moves Down river.
    Should e-cigarettes be subject of the state's smoking ban and taxed like tobacco? If some Lansing lawmakers have their way, it could happen. Plus, the pet coke debate moves Down river.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Gay Marriage, Road Repairs & Detroit "Bailout"

    Let It Rip Weekend: Gay Marriage, Road Repairs & Detroit "Bailout"

    Let It Rip Weekend: Gay Marriage, Road Repairs & Detroit "Bailout"

    Sunday, March 2 2014 10:37 AM EST2014-03-02 15:37:40 GMT
    Would you rather get $100 more on your state tax refund or put that money toward fixing the crumbling, pot hole-riddled roads? Plus, are some Michigan pastors on the wrong side of history by opposing gay marriage?
    Would you rather get $100 more on your state tax refund or put that money toward fixing the crumbling, pot hole-riddled roads? Plus, are some Michigan pastors on the wrong side of history by opposing gay marriage? And why some have a big problem with the state giving money to help Detroit get out of bankruptcy.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Vaccine Fears & Orr's Bankruptcy Plan

    Let It Rip Weekend: Vaccine Fears & Orr's Bankruptcy Plan

    Let It Rip Weekend: Vaccine Fears & Orr's Bankruptcy Plan

    Sunday, February 23 2014 10:33 AM EST2014-02-23 15:33:46 GMT
    Should it be harder for Michigan parents to opt out of their kids shots? Plus, is Kevyn Orr's bankruptcy plan really that bad for retirees?
    Should it be harder for Michigan parents to opt out of their kids shots? Is their decision endangering public health? Plus, is Kevyn Orr's bankruptcy plan really that bad for retirees? And will it get the city back on steady financial ground?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Pay It Forward, EAA & Stripper Outreach

    Let It Rip Weekend: Pay It Forward, EAA & Stripper Outreach

    Let It Rip Weekend: Pay It Forward, EAA & Stripper Outreach

    Sunday, February 16 2014 10:48 AM EST2014-02-16 15:48:59 GMT
    Some state lawmakers have a new way to pay for college, but will it work? We'll explore "Pay It Forward." Plus, what's so bad about the EAA? And meet a group of women who take the word of God into area strip clubs.
    Some state lawmakers have a new way to pay for college, but will it work? We'll explore "Pay It Forward." Plus, what's so bad about the EAA? And meet a group of women who take the word of God into area strip clubs.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Mental Health Spending & Security Guards

    Let It Rip Weekend: Mental Health Spending & Security Guards

    Let It Rip Weekend: Mental Health Spending & Security Guards

    Monday, February 10 2014 2:45 PM EST2014-02-10 19:45:35 GMT
    Are cuts to mental health spending in Michigan behind a recent spate of horrible crimes? Plus, do security guards go too far at malls and schools?
    Are cuts to mental health spending in Michigan behind a recent spate of horrible crimes? Plus, do security guards go too far at malls and schools?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Paying College Athletes & $10 Minimum Wage

    Let It Rip Weekend: Paying College Athletes & $10 Minimum Wage

    Let It Rip Weekend: Paying College Athletes & $10 Minimum Wage

    Sunday, February 2 2014 10:37 AM EST2014-02-02 15:37:35 GMT
    Should college football players be getting paid? Plus, the President says the minimum wage should be $10/hour. Would it boost the economy or just make everything more expensive?
    Should college football players be getting paid? They make millions for their schools, why not give them a cut of the action? Plus, the President says the minimum wage should be $10/hour. Would it boost the economy or just make everything more expensive?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: New Charity Poker Rules & Legalizing Ticket Scalping

    Let It Rip Weekend: New Charity Poker Rules & Legalizing Ticket Scalping

    Monday, January 20 2014 7:09 AM EST2014-01-20 12:09:59 GMT
    The state's proposing new rules restricting charity poker, but are they fair? Plus, should ticket scalping be legal in Michigan? Kid Rock says no, but a bunch of Lansing lawmakers are all for it. Who will win?
    The state's proposing new rules restricting charity poker, but are they fair? Plus, should ticket scalping be legal in Michigan? Kid Rock says no, but a bunch of Lansing lawmakers are all for it. Who will win?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Agema's Anti-Gay Comments & Right to Work as Slavery

    Let It Rip Weekend: Agema's Anti-Gay Comments & Right to Work as Slavery

    Let It Rip Weekend: Agema's Anti-Gay Comments & Right to Work as Slavery

    Sunday, December 15 2013 10:24 AM EST2013-12-15 15:24:29 GMT
    Did Dave Agema's comments on gay marriage cross the line? Plus, Michigan's Right to Work law gets compared to slavery.
    Did Dave Agema's comments on gay marriage cross the line? Plus, Michigan's Right to Work law gets compared to slavery.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Abortion Insurance & Criminal Political Lies

    Let It Rip Weekend: Abortion Insurance & Criminal Political Lies

    Let It Rip Weekend: Abortion Insurance & Criminal Political Lies

    Monday, December 9 2013 2:45 PM EST2013-12-09 19:45:28 GMT
    A new abortion law could be on the books as soon as next week. Why some are calling the new measure "rape insurance." Plus, if you lie about a politician should you be charged with a crime?
    A new abortion law could be on the books as soon as next week. Why some are calling the new measure "rape insurance." Plus, if you lie about a politician should you be charged with a crime?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Schauer's Minimum Wage Proposal & Banning Thanksgiving Shopping

    Let It Rip Weekend: Schauer's Minimum Wage Proposal & Banning Thanksgiving Shopping

    Let It Rip Weekend: Schauer's Minimum Wage Proposal & Banning Thanksgiving Shopping

    Sunday, November 24 2013 10:54 AM EST2013-11-24 15:54:39 GMT
    Mark Schauer, the man who wants to unseat Gov. Snyder, joins us to talk about raising the minimum wage. Fmr. Attorney Gen. Mike Cox challenges him on that. Plus, should there be a law against shopping on Thanksgiving Day?
    Mark Schauer, the man who wants to unseat Gov. Rick Snyder, joins us to talk about raising the minimum wage. Fmr. Attorney Gen. Mike Cox challenges him on that. Plus, should there be a law against shopping on Thanksgiving Day?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Renisha McBride Killing & Obamacare Fallout

    Let It Rip Weekend: Renisha McBride Killing & Obamacare Fallout

    Let It Rip Weekend: Renisha McBride Killing & Obamacare Fallout

    Sunday, November 10 2013 10:27 AM EST2013-11-10 15:27:56 GMT
    Was the killing of a woman in Dearborn Heights cold blooded murder or self-defense? Plus, is Obamacare the disaster Republicans predicted?
    Was the killing of a woman in Dearborn Heights cold blooded murder or self-defense? Plus, is Obamacare the disaster Republicans predicted?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Mayor's Race & Chief Craig's Progress Report

    Let It Rip Weekend: Mayor's Race & Chief Craig's Progress Report

    Let It Rip Weekend: Mayor's Race & Chief Craig's Progress Report

    Sunday, November 3 2013 10:52 AM EST2013-11-03 15:52:17 GMT
    It looks like the gloves are FINALLY coming off in the race for Detroit Mayor. Also, has DPD Chief James Craig lived up to expectations? He'll be here live to make his case.
    It looks like the gloves are FINALLY coming off in the race for Detroit Mayor. We'll look at the new attack ads each camp are slinging at each other with reps from both sides. Plus, the writer who calls this the "Worst. Mayor's Race. Ever." Also, has DPD Chief James Craig lived up to expectations? He'll be here live to make his case.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Bankruptcy on Trial & Right to Work Ignored?

    Let It Rip Weekend: Bankruptcy on Trial & Right to Work Ignored?

    Let It Rip Weekend: Bankruptcy on Trial & Right to Work Ignored?

    Sunday, October 27 2013 10:26 AM EDT2013-10-27 14:26:31 GMT
    Detroit's bankruptcy on trial. Is it necessary or did Gov. Snyder set the city up to fail? Plus, why are some teachers being forced to join a union even after right to work?
    Detroit's bankruptcy on trial. Is it necessary or did Gov. Snyder set the city up to fail? Plus, why are some teachers being forced to join a union even after right to work?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Same Sex Marriage & Longer Bar Hours

    Let It Rip Weekend: Same Sex Marriage & Longer Bar Hours

    Let It Rip Weekend: Same Sex Marriage & Longer Bar Hours

    Sunday, October 20 2013 10:41 AM EDT2013-10-20 14:41:59 GMT
    A new twist in the fight over gay marriage in Michigan. We have the couple at the center of the debate and a preview of the trial that could decide it once and for all. Plus, should bars be allowed to stay open until 4am?
    A new twist in the fight over gay marriage in Michigan. We have the couple at the center of the debate and a preview of the trial that could decide it once and for all.  Plus, should bars be allowed to stay open until 4am?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Affirmative Action & Teen Tanning Ban

    Let It Rip Weekend: Affirmative Action & Teen Tanning Ban

    Let It Rip Weekend: Affirmative Action & Teen Tanning Ban

    Sunday, October 13 2013 10:35 AM EDT2013-10-13 14:35:04 GMT
    Will the U.S. Supreme Court strike down Michigan's affirmative action ban? Plus should the state ban people under 18 from using a tanning bed?
    Will the U.S. Supreme Court strike down Michigan's affirmative action ban? Plus should the state ban people under 18 from using a tanning bed?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: WSU Prof Dis-invited & Royal Oak Human Rights

    Let It Rip Weekend: WSU Prof Dis-invited & Royal Oak Human Rights

    Let It Rip Weekend: WSU Prof Dis-invited & Royal Oak Human Rights

    Sunday, September 29 2013 10:35 AM EDT2013-09-29 14:35:51 GMT
    On this week's edition, we talk to the Wayne State University professor who was dis-invited from Providence College in Rhode Island over his lecture on same sex marriage. He debates Roman Catholic Priest,
    The WSU professor who was disinvited from Providence College in Rhode Island over his lecture on same sex marriage. And Does Royal Oak need a human Rights Ordinance?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Post-Navy Yard Shooting Gun Control & Open Carry Protests

    Let It Rip Weekend: Post-Navy Yard Shooting Gun Control & Open Carry Protests

    Let It Rip Weekend: Post-Navy Yard Shooting Gun Control & Open Carry Protests

    Sunday, September 22 2013 10:40 AM EDT2013-09-22 14:40:26 GMT
    Geoffrey Fieger and gun rights activist Steve Dulan debate gun control. Plus an open carry protester and a gun store owner disagree about a protest that drew the attention of police.
    Geoffrey Fieger and gun rights activist Steve Dulan debate gun control.  Plus an open carry protester and a gun store owner disagree about a protest that drew the attention of police.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Neighborhood Plans, Ranting MSU Prof & Singing Hot Dog Man

    Let It Rip Weekend: Neighborhood Plans, Ranting MSU Prof & Singing Hot Dog Man

    Let It Rip Weekend: Neighborhood Plans, Ranting MSU Prof & Singing Hot Dog Man

    Sunday, September 15 2013 10:49 AM EDT2013-09-15 14:49:08 GMT
    We break down the mayoral candidates' neighborhood plans, take on the free speech debate around the ranting MSU prof, and chat with the exiled singing hot dog man.
    We break down the mayoral candidates' neighborhood plans, take on the free speech debate around the ranting MSU prof, and chat with the exiled singing hot dog man.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Stop and Frisk & A Wayne County - Detroit Merger

    Let It Rip Weekend: Stop and Frisk & A Wayne County - Detroit Merger

    Let It Rip Weekend: Stop and Frisk & A Wayne County - Detroit Merger

    Sunday, August 25 2013 10:53 AM EDT2013-08-25 14:53:26 GMT
    Should Detroit Police stop "stop and frisk?" And what would happen if Detroit and Wayne County merged into one? Plus, should anyone go to jail over the Wayne County Jail?
    Should Detroit Police stop "stop and frisk?"  And what would happen if Detroit and Wayne County merged into one?  Plus, should anyone go to jail over the Wayne County Jail?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Embattled Cancer Doc, Sales Tax & Bankruptcy Art

    Let It Rip Weekend: Embattled Cancer Doc, Sales Tax & Bankruptcy Art

    Let It Rip Weekend: Embattled Cancer Doc, Sales Tax & Bankruptcy Art

    Sunday, August 18 2013 10:44 AM EDT2013-08-18 14:44:25 GMT
    On this edition, we're taking on the story of the Oakland County oncologist, Dr. Farid Fata, who's accused of bilking Medicare to the tune of $34 million at the expense of his patients. Is he really a
    On this edition, we're taking on the story of the Oakland County oncologist, Dr. Farid Fata, who's accused of bilking Medicare to the tune of $34 million at the expense of his patients. Is he really a
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Abortion Coverage & Decriminalizing Pot

    Let It Rip Weekend: Abortion Coverage & Decriminalizing Pot

    Monday, August 12 2013 6:06 AM EDT2013-08-12 10:06:23 GMT
    Should women have to buy extra insurance to cover abortions? And is it a good idea to decriminalize marijuana in Ferndale?
    Should women have to buy extra insurance to cover abortions?  And is it a good idea to decriminalize marijuana in Ferndale?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Pensioners vs. the DIA & Tuition Discounts for Illegals

    Let It Rip Weekend: Unions v. DIA & Tuition Breaks for Illegals

    Let It Rip Weekend: Unions v. DIA & Tuition Breaks for Illegals

    Sunday, July 28 2013 11:02 AM EDT2013-07-28 15:02:16 GMT
    On this edition, we talk about the fight between pensioners and the folks who want to hang on to Detroit's assets like the DIA collection. Should art be sacrificed to make sure city workers have a retirement?
    When it comes to Detroit's Bankruptcy: in a battle between pensioners and city assets like the DIA, does anyone really win?  Plus, the controversial plan by the U of M to give in-state tuition for illegal immigrants.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, BANKRUPTCY!

    Let It Rip Weekend: bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, BANKRUPTCY!

    Let It Rip Weekend: bankruptcy, Bankruptcy, BANKRUPTCY!

    Sunday, July 21 2013 10:42 AM EDT2013-07-21 14:42:55 GMT
    It's all things bankruptcy on this edition of Let It Rip Weekend. How did we get here? Detroit City Council veteran Sheila Cockrel, union attorney Richard Mack, and Detroit Firefighter Sean Wilson will
    It's all things bankruptcy on this edition of Let It Rip Weekend. How did we get here? Detroit City Council veteran Sheila Cockrel, union attorney Richard Mack, and Detroit Firefighter Sean Wilson will tackle that.

    Where do we go from here? Bill Nowling, from the Emergency Manager's Office and Fox 2 Money Man Murray Feldman take the issue head on.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: The George Zimmerman verdict

    Let It Rip Weekend: The George Zimmerman verdict

    Monday, July 15 2013 6:48 AM EDT2013-07-15 10:48:01 GMT
    We're ripping about the Zimmerman verdict. The 29-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer was found not guilty of 2nd degree murder and manslaughter in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
    We're ripping about the Zimmerman verdict. The 29-year-old neighborhood watch volunteer was found not guilty of 2nd degree murder and manslaughter in the death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Chief Craig, Gay Marriage & 36th District Chaos

    Let It Rip Weekend: Chief Craig, Gay Marriage & 36th District Chaos

    Let It Rip Weekend: Chief Craig, Gay Marriage & 36th District Chaos

    Sunday, June 30 2013 10:40 AM EDT2013-06-30 14:40:18 GMT
    This week we sit down with incoming Detroit Police Chief James Craig about fighting crime in a city on the brink of bankruptcy. He says he's ready to hit the ground running. Plus, how will the Supreme
    New DPD Chief James Craig lays out his plan to fight crime, a debate over same sex marriage, and the effort to clean up the 36th District Court.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Pet Coke & Hoffa Search

    Let It Rip Weekend: Pet Coke & Hoffa Search

    Let It Rip Weekend: Pet Coke & Hoffa Search

    Sunday, June 23 2013 10:46 AM EDT2013-06-23 14:46:50 GMT
    On this week's episode State Rep. Rashida Tlaib and Detroit News Columnist Henry Payne go head to head on the huge mounds of petroleum coke being stored on the Detroit Riverfront. The state DEQ says it's
    Is pet coke harmful to your health or just helpful to Detroit's economy?  And is it time for the feds to give up the search for Jimmy Hoffa?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: EM's Restructuring & Bell Building Success

    Let It Rip Weekend: EM's Restructuring & Bell Building Success

    Let It Rip Weekend: EM's Restructuring & Bell Building Success

    Sunday, June 16 2013 10:51 AM EDT2013-06-16 14:51:07 GMT
    On this edition, Amy Lange fills in for Taryn, who's celebrating her birthday and an Emmy win. After E.M. Kevyn Orr presented his plan to restructure Detroit's debt, critics complained he's balancing
    Amy Lange fills in for Taryn.  Will Detroit's EM succeed in restructuring the city's debt?  Plus a success story playing out in the old Bell Building.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Beckmann Controversy, Residency Requirements & Les Gold

    Let It Rip Weekend: Beckmann Controversy, Residency Requirements & Les Gold

    Let It Rip Weekend: Beckmann Controversy, Residency Requirements & Les Gold

    Sunday, June 2 2013 11:08 AM EDT2013-06-02 15:08:08 GMT
    Should Frank Beckmann go off the air as the voice of Wolverine Football for defending Sergio Garcia? Is forcing city workers to live in Detroit a good idea?  And how would Les Gold turn the Motor city around?
    On this episode, Deadline Detroit's Jeff Wattrick and former State Rep. Rocky Raczkowski join us to discuss the firestorm surrounding WJR's Frank Beckmann. Some are calling for the U of M to fire him
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Teacher Pay, EAA & Kids Keeping Score

    Let It Rip Weekend: Teacher Pay, EAA & Kids Keeping Score

    Let It Rip Weekend: Teacher Pay, EAA & Kids Keeping Score

    Sunday, May 26 2013 10:28 AM EDT2013-05-26 14:28:17 GMT
    On this episode: Should teacher pay be based on how well their students do on standardized tests?  Plus, is the state's EAA succeeding or failing?  And should little kids keep score during their soccer & t-ball games? 
    On this episode: Detroit Federation of Teachers President Keith Johnson and Tyrone Winfrey with the Education Achievement Authority debate merit pay for teachers. Should they be paid based on their student
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Doggy Insurance, Pit Bull Bans & $15 Minimum Wage

    Let It Rip Weekend: Doggy Insurance, Pit Bull Bans & $15 Minimum Wage

    Let It Rip Weekend: Doggy Insurance, Pit Bull Bans & $15 Minimum Wage

    Sunday, May 19 2013 10:33 AM EDT2013-05-19 14:33:58 GMT
    This time we're talking about a new requirement in Royal Oak that has some dog owners taking out $1 million insurance policies on their pooches. Plus, Waterford Township is considering repealing their
    Should owners of dangerous dogs have to take out $1 million insurance policies?  Are pit bull bans a good idea? Plus, should the minimum wage be raised to $15 an hour?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Gay Deportation & Have Democrats Failed the Black Community?

    Let It Rip Weekend: Gay Deportation & Have Democrats Failed the Black Community?

    Let It Rip Weekend: Gay Deportation & Have Democrats Failed the Black Community?

    Sunday, May 12 2013 10:53 AM EDT2013-05-12 14:53:11 GMT
    A Sunday of controversy on this edition of Let It Rip Weekend. First, is being gay a good reason to stay in the country illegally? That's the situation facing local artist Michel Mendy. After recently
    Is being gay a good reason to stay in the country illegally?  What if it meant life and death?  Plus, has the Democratic Party failed the black community?  It's a fiery debate you don't want to miss.
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Minors on the Sex Offender Registry & The Morning After Pill

    Let It Rip Weekend: Minors on the Sex Offender Registry & The Morning After Pill

    Let It Rip Weekend: Minors on the Sex Offender Registry & The Morning After Pill

    Sunday, May 5 2013 10:53 AM EDT2013-05-05 14:53:29 GMT
    First up, we take on the issue of minors on Michigan's Sex Offender Registry. Right now, teens as young as 14 can be put on the non-public list. They're names aren't on a web site that average residents
    Should minors be on Michigan's Sex Offender Registry?  Plus, the morning after pill is now available to girls as young as 15 without a prescription.  Is that a good idea?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: No-Fault Reform & Boston Bombs and Islam

    Let It Rip Weekend: No-Fault Reform & Boston Bombs and Islam

    Let It Rip Weekend: No-Fault Reform & Boston Bombs and Islam

    Sunday, April 28 2013 10:52 AM EDT2013-04-28 14:52:25 GMT
    First, we delve into no-fault insurance reform. Michigan drivers pay some of the highest rates in the country. State Rep. Pete Lund wants to change that by getting rid of unlimited lifetime benefits
    Should Michigan reform its no-fault insurance laws to save drivers money? Plus, what role did Islam play in the Boston Bombings?
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Boston Bombings, Lotto Winners on Welfare & Rolling Back the Smoking Ban

    Let It Rip Weekend: Boston Bombings, Lotto Winners on Welfare & Rolling Back the Smoking Ban

    Let It Rip Weekend: Boston Bombings, Lotto Winners on Welfare & Rolling Back the Smoking Ban

    Sunday, April 21 2013 11:02 AM EDT2013-04-21 15:02:18 GMT
    On this edition we talk about the Boston Bombings with Terrorism/Security Expert Lee Shaykhet. Shaykhet is originally from Moscow and gives us a unique insight into the history of the Chechen conflict

    A security expert originally from Russia on the Boston Bombings.  Should lotto winners have to pay their jackpots back to the state if they ever collected welfare?  And a new effort to roll back Michigan's smoking ban for private clubs.

  • Let It Rip Weekend: Regulating MMA, Equal Pay Laws & Dueling Charlies

    Let It Rip Weekend: Regulating MMA, Equal Pay Laws & Dueling Charlies

    Let It Rip Weekend: Regulating MMA, Equal Pay Laws & Dueling Charlies

    Sunday, April 14 2013 10:58 AM EDT2013-04-14 14:58:31 GMT
    Should amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting be regulated by the state? After the tragic death of a fighter in Port Huron, many think new laws are past due. One of them is State Rep. Harvey Santana
    Should amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) fighting be regulated by the state? After the tragic death of a fighter in Port Huron, many think new laws are past due. One of them is State Rep. Harvey Santana
  • Let It Rip Weekend: "Oreo" Protest, Human Rights Laws & X Games in Detroit

    Let It Rip Weekend: "Oreo" Protest, Human Rights Laws & X Games in Detroit

    Let It Rip Weekend: "Oreo" Protest, Human Rights Laws & X Games in Detroit

    Sunday, April 7 2013 11:16 AM EDT2013-04-07 15:16:39 GMT
    First up on Sunday's show we looked at Minister Malik Shabazz's Oreo Cookie protest over Detroit's Emergency Manager. Jeff Watrick from Deadline Detroit and the Minister himself joined us to debate whether
    First up on Sunday's show we looked at Minister Malik Shabazz's Oreo Cookie protest over Detroit's Emergency Manager. Jeff Watrick from Deadline Detroit and the Minister himself joined us to debate whether
  • Let It Rip Weekend: Film Incentives, Death Penalty & The Nude Rockwell

    Let It Rip Weekend: Film Incentives, Death Penalty & The Nude Rockwell

    Let It Rip Weekend: Film Incentives, Death Penalty & The Nude Rockwell

    Sunday, March 24 2013 11:21 AM EDT2013-03-24 15:21:04 GMT
    It was pretty cold this weekend, so maybe you took in a movie. If you saw the number one movie in America this week, Oz: The Great and Powerful, you saw a made in Michigan product. But did you know the
    Should everyone in Michigan see "Oz" for free?  Does executing convicted killers honor God?  And did you know Norman Rockwell did a nude painting with a Detroit Model?
  • Let it Rip Weekend: Kwame verdict and Sex Slaves

    Let it Rip Weekend: Kwame verdict and Sex Slaves

    Friday, March 22 2013 3:43 PM EDT2013-03-22 19:43:50 GMT
    A jam-packed week for news means Sunday morning's show was actually the FOURTH Let It Rip this week.
    Gov. Rick Snyder is hosting a meeting with business, academic and government leaders to develop new ways to boost job growth and connect Michigan residents to jobs.
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