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Shop Amazon, Support The 405

Shop Amazon, Support The 405

You know the drill.  For stuff you’re going to buy anyway, click through the Amazon banner on the top of our web page, and we’ll get a little something, you know, for the effort.  We still have our donate button.  And if you want a great deal on sharing your name with our large and growing right of center talk,[Read More…]

by January 15, 2014 0 comments Blog
Now Listen To The 405 With Dialup

Now Listen To The 405 With Dialup

712-432-8653. Whoda thunk it?  Internet radio over dialup.  Developed by a NYC startup that wanted to connect immigrants with streaming stations back home.  In theory, many cell carriers are capping data, but offer unlimited dialup. So, let’s give it a whirl!  We always try new techy stuff here!

by January 14, 2014 0 comments Blog
Ronan Farrow And The Democrat-Sex Criminal-Hollywood-Industrial Complex

Ronan Farrow And The Democrat-Sex Criminal-Hollywood-Industrial Complex

UPDATE:  Woody Allen donated to Alison Grimes, Mitch McConnell’s opponent, and American Bridge, a left wing PAC. Hat tip The Daily Caller. While Diane Keaton and the collective Golden Globe/Hollywood Foreign Press were slobbering all over Woody Allen and handing him a Lifetime Achievement Award, Allen’s (maybe, maybe not) biological son Ronan Farrow took to twitter to shake up the[Read More…]

by January 13, 2014 1 comment Blog
PBR, EBT, Plastic Grocery Bags, And Income Redistribution

PBR, EBT, Plastic Grocery Bags, And Income Redistribution

Since I was 16, I thought Pabst Blue Ribbon made me smart.  Decades later, that theory is now a fact. Sunday night, in the checkout line for some of that aforementioned grown up refreshment, the clerk waved off the charges for the woman standing in front of me for paper grocery bags (OK, it’s ten cents per bag, get over[Read More…]

by January 13, 2014 0 comments Blog
Five Reasons Why Quashed Subpoenas In Walker John Doe Are A Really Big Deal

Five Reasons Why Quashed Subpoenas In Walker John Doe Are A Really Big Deal

A Wisconsin judge dealt a big blow to political fishing expedition targeting not only Governor Scott Walker, but third parties such as Friends of Scott Walker, Wisconsin Manufacturers & Commerce Inc., the Wisconsin Club for Growth, and Citizens for a Strong America. The premise of the John Doe probe was that these political action groups engaged in advocacy on behalf[Read More…]

by January 12, 2014 0 comments Blog
The Other Christie Myth Was The Media

The Other Christie Myth Was The Media

Chris Christie doesn’t have the right’s natural enemies in his pocket after all.  The media brought out the long knives early and often in the wake of politically motivated lane closings in Fort Lee, NJ., near the George Washington bridge leading to New York City.  Top Christie aides are on record as having orchestrated the hit, and we’re now in[Read More…]

by January 9, 2014 0 comments Blog
Obamacare ’14 – WH Social Media And OFA On Deck To Play One More Song

Obamacare ’14 – WH Social Media And OFA On Deck To Play One More Song

The Daily Caller reported January 1 that the rolls of insured Americans are bleeding faster than Obamacare can pretend to apply a tourniquet. What’s more intriguing is that the usual cadre of White House lying liars and their proxies were not dispatched to the front lines to do what they usually do on your leg and tell you it’s raining.[Read More…]

by January 2, 2014 0 comments Blog
Houston Knockout Gamer is 2013 Darwin Award Recipient

Houston Knockout Gamer is 2013 Darwin Award Recipient

Whatever you think of so-called hate crime laws, or the Obama administration’s zest for prosecuting them based on a racial one way street, a 27 year old white guy who wonders aloud (with a video camera running) whether he’d get media coverage smacking a 79 year old old black guy hard enough to knock him to the ground, cause him[Read More…]

by December 26, 2013 0 comments Blog, Video
Mike Hegan – Original Milwaukee Brewer And Broadcaster Dies at 71

Mike Hegan – Original Milwaukee Brewer And Broadcaster Dies at 71

Mike Hegan passed away Christmas Day. He was an original Milwaukee Brewer and eventually broadcaster there, later handling play by play in Cleveland and retiring two years ago from the Indians’ booth.  Mike played for the short lived Seattle Pilots, as well as its relocated franchise in Milwaukee, later Oakland, and for the New York Yankees. His father, Jim Hegan[Read More…]

by December 25, 2013 0 comments Blog
Remembering Larry Lujack

Remembering Larry Lujack

A rock and roll radio icon, Larry Lujack, died last week.  I’ve prattled ad nauseum about my boyhood radio idols. Charming and delightful old Uncle Lar was in the top tier of that list. In Milwaukee, where I briefly rose and fell as a disc jockey in the late 70s and early 80s, all the Chicago AM stations came in[Read More…]

by December 23, 2013 0 comments Blog