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Howie Carr Rips Bloomberg TV For GameStop Stock Controversy Coverage

Carr took particular issue with Bloomberg TV and played a clip comparing Reddit investors to those who rioted on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.

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Conservative talk show host Howie Carr did not hold back Thursday on The Howie Carr Show when he lashed out at the hedge fund managers trying to control the stock market and the media portrayal of recent events involving video game retailer GameStop.

“The so called ‘basket of deplorables’ have figured out how to beat the system and Wall Street and the media don’t like it,” Carr said.

Carr made his comments after users of the popular website Reddit bought stock in GameStop, after big investors on Wall Street speculated that the company’s stock prices would continue to drop.

“You have to love this story,” Carr said. “(Hedge Fund) Melvin Capital basically bet that GameStop prices would continue to drop and they would buy in at about six dollars a share. The normal people saw this as a chance to get their revenge. Now they (Melvin Capital) have to pay about 341 dollars a share. The big guys lost their shirts and I love it.”

What Carr didn’t love was the media coverage of the event.

“This is how left-winger George Soros made his money but because he works to elect liberal politicians it’s great. When regular people, many of whom I would guess are Trump supporters, do it, it has to be stopped. They (the media) act like it is the end of the world.”

Carr took particular issue with Bloomberg TV and played a clip comparing Reddit investors to those who rioted on the U.S. Capitol on January 6th.  The clip says that the Reddit users were a “ mishmash of angry and frustrated people who have developed a mob mentality, just like the Capitol rioters”.

“That’s just ridiculous,” Carr complained. “From now on, every supposed tragedy is going to be compared to the Capitol Riots. It has somehow become worse than 9/11, Pearl Harbor and The Civil War. I thought we were supposed to celebrate diversity, but when people do something the media doesn’t like, it’s no longer a diverse group of people, it’s called a mishmash.”

Carr also criticized Wall Street and day trading apps, like Robinhood, for temporarily halting trading of GameStop shares to limit the losses of big time investors. According to CNBC, while the exact losses are not known, Melvin Capital has had an infusion of 3 billion dollars to “shore up financial stability”. As of Friday morning though According to The Wall Street Journal, trading of GameStop stock has resumed both on Wall Street and online.

Carr used a sports analogy to make a comparison.

“It’s like one football team who is supposed to win, but they are losing 28-0 at halftime. So the officials step in and change the rules and make each touchdown three points instead of seven so the team that is losing won’t be behind by so much,” Carr said. “It’s censorship of the market, just like censoring Twitter. I thought liberals liked the average guy, the 99 percent, but I guess not.”

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Mark Levin’s New Book “American Marxism” Sells One Million Copies

New York Times bestseller list in the category of Combined Print & E-Book Non-Fiction lists Levin’s book at number 1 for 10 straight weeks.  

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Syndicated radio host Mark Levin’s new book “American Marxism” has been wildly successful in its first 10 weeks on the market.

One million copies of the book have been sold including print books, ebooks, and e-audiobooks, according to Threshold Editions.

“We applaud Mark Levin for his compelling scholarship and work,” Threshold deputy publisher Jennifer Long told Breitbart. “Bookscan reports American Marxism is currently the top-selling nonfiction book of 2021, and we anticipate it staying high on bestseller lists through the rest of the year.”

New York Times bestseller list in the category of Combined Print & E-Book Non-Fiction lists Levin’s book at number 1 for 10 straight weeks.  

“There’s a massive movement that’s all but ignored galvanizing against the tyranny swirling around us,” Levin told Breitbart News. “Americans love their country, unlike the ruling class and their surrogates, and they’re fed up. There will be pushback. It’s already here and growing.”

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Steve Miller Steps Down From His Full-Time Role With WBBM NewsRadio

Miller has been employed at the station for 38 years. He’ll reportedly return for occasional fill-in work and special projects. 

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WBBM NewsRadio’s Steve Miller is stepping down from his full-time role at the Chicago’s Audacy-owned station, according to Roger Feder. 

Miller has been employed at the station for 38 years. He’ll reportedly return for occasional fill-in work and special projects. 

“We’ve been blessed with many great reporters over the years, but when it comes to digging for tough-to-find information, I can’t think of anyone better than Steve Miller,” brand manager Ron Gleason told Feder. 

Miller joined WBBM immediately after graduating from the University of Missouri School of Journalism in 1983. 

Miller plans to spend more time at his condominium in Hawaii. 

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760 WJR Elevates Kevin Dietz To Full Time Hosting Role

The Emmy award-winning investigative reporter spent nearly 30-years at Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV before he was fired in 2019 for making an alleged racial comment about another reporter.

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Longtime Detroit reporter Kevin Dietz has been named full-time host at NewsTalk 760 WJR, he revealed on Twitter. Dietz has been hosting WJR Late Mornings since Frank Beckmann retired six months ago. 

“I took a pretty cool new job! Working 9-noon Monday -Friday on WJR 760,” he said. “I remember JP McCarthy as a kid on this station! I am blessed.”

The Emmy award-winning investigative reporter spent nearly 30-years at Detroit NBC affiliate WDIV before he was fired in 2019 for making an alleged racial comment about another reporter.

“The station has a zero-tolerance policy on racially insensitive comments, and they determined, despite the intent and context of my statement, that it violated the policy,” he said at the time.

Dietz garnered 17 Emmy awards in 26 years at WDIV. He began his career in Traverse City, Michigan in 1988.

WJR has not revealed if Dietz will continue hosting the show alone or if a co-host will be brought in.

You can listen to WJR and learn more about Late Mornings with Kevin Dietz by clicking this link.

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