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  • Lee Rodgers, Rest In Peace (KSFO, KGO conservative talk show host)

    01/31/2013 8:24:36 PM PST · by CounterCounterCulture · 50 replies
    Melanie Morgan ^ | Melanie Morgan
    Lee Rodgers, Rest in Peace Written by Melanie Morgan I really don't want to write about this, I don't want to think about this, and I don't want it to be true. Lee Rodgers, friend and mentor, is dead. I owe everything that I have in my professional life to Lee Rodgers, who took me under his wing back in 1988 in the halycon days of KGO Radio. Lee was a nighttime talk show host, a former rock and roll DJ, hired by my husband Jack Swanson. He hired him twice, in fact. "Lee Rodgers was a real radio guy....
  • Vanity: Rush Limbaugh sleeps while Herman Cain attacks free market and federalism

    10/23/2011 4:57:25 PM PDT · by JOHN W K · 132 replies
    10-23-2011 | JOHN W K
    In November of 2010 in Don’t be VAT stupid Herman Cain writes: ``A national retail sales tax on top of all the confusing and unfair taxes we have today is insane! It gives the out-of-control bureaucrats and politicians in denial one more tool to lie, deceive, manipulate and destroy this country.`` The fact is, Herman is now proposing a new tax, a national retail sales tax, in addition to taxing corporate profits and incomes, and also would tax the wages working people earn. Herman Cain essentially admitted in the above mentioned article his existing plan is ``insane!`` So, why do...
  • Ex-KSFO conservative talker Lee Rodgers endorses Chuck DeVore .. (Melanie Morgan resurfaces)

    04/09/2010 10:12:40 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 22 replies · 616+ views ^ | 4/9/10 | Joe Garafoli
    Former KSFO morning host Lee Rodgers has never endorsed a candidate for Senate before. But the conservative thinks OC Assemblyman Chuck DeVore is the man for him in the US Senate race. At least that's what it sort of sounds like in his blog. The only thing that would be better for DeVore is if Uncle Lee lived in California and could cast a ballot; he's camped out in Arizona. "Carly Fiorina has a background in the big-time corporate world and a bulging campaign war-chest. Chuck DeVore brings a record of principled conservatism in the state legislature. "Has the prototype...
  • Conservative host Lee Rodgers didn't retire...was fired...told to speak positively about Muslims

    02/20/2010 9:29:42 PM PST · by stillonaroll · 55 replies · 2,440+ views
    In a shocking letter to his disgruntled fans, KSFO (560-AM) radio host Lee Rodgers told them he was fired from the station but probably would have quit anyway, because Citadel, owned by Farid Suleman, had pushed him toward making positive statements about Muslims.
  • KSFO's Lee Rodgers OUT; Brian Sussman In at SF talk station

    02/18/2010 9:26:02 PM PST · by Roberts · 52 replies · 2,677+ views ^ | 2/18/10 | Rich Lieberman
    Veteran KSFO morning personality, Lee Rodgers, has been let go at the Citadel-owned, right-wing talk station, it has now been confirmed. Weeknight host, Brian Sussman will replace Rodgers. KSFO is the sister station of KGO radio. Attempts to reach station management were unsuccessful. On KSFO's web site, Rodgers is not listed on its weekday schedule, and an independent source close to the station, told me, via e-mail, that Rodgers "was out." It is not known why Rodgers was 'shown the door, although his hefty financial contract may have contributed to the sudden decision. His ex co-host, Melanie Morgan, left the...
  • KSFO's New Lineup

    12/31/2008 7:21:37 PM PST · by CE2949BB · 32 replies · 1,745+ views
    KSFO ^ | 12/31/2008 | KSFO
    Dear <REMOVED>: As a KSFO Insider, we want you to be the first to know about our exciting new programming lineup. The Bay Area's Best Talk Station is about to get even better with a new weekday line up for 2009. Beginning Monday, January 5, KSFO 560am will debut a new on-air lineup and welcome America's favorite broadcaster, Paul Harvey, and former Arkansas Governor and Republican presidential candidate, Mike Huckabee, to our airwaves. The new lineup is: Lee Rodgers, Weekdays from 5am - 9amRush Limbaugh, Weekdays from 9am - NoonSean Hannity, Weekdays from Noon - 3pmMark Levin, Weekdays from 3pm...
  • Melanie Morgan back on KSFO 560 AM

    10/04/2005 9:17:55 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 36 replies · 2,923+ views
    e-mail | 3 October 2005 (received 4 October) | Melanie Morgan
    As you know, last week ABC executives removed me from the airwaves of KSFO 560 AM and the "Lee Rodgers & Melanie Morgan Show". I was deeply disappointed that despite the fact that our show was one of the highest rated morning programs in the Bay Area (one of the largest radio markets in the nation) that these ABC executives would act in such a manner. I cannot help but think they decided to punish me for my continued conservative activism. ABC also owns a liberal radio news/talk station in the San Francisco market and I find it hard to...
  • KSFO Talk Show host Lee Rodgers suffered heart attack (will return soon)

    10/06/2003 8:08:48 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 33 replies · 815+ views
    KSFO ^ | CounterCounterCulture/KSFO
    KSFO Talk Show host Lee Rodgers suffered heart attack (will return soon) Lee Rodgers and Melanie Morgan KSFO (560AM - San Francisco) conservative talk show host Lee Rodgers had suffered a mild heart attack last Tuesday. Co-host Melanie Morgan mentioned the news on this morning's show. Brian Sussman has been filling in for Rodgers during his absense. Good news is that Rodgers is reported to return to the airwaves Tuesday. "I represent the spirit of free enterprise. I'm a no-holds-barred capitalist," says Lee Rodgers in his characteristically brash, up front style. Known as the "open-line king" during the 10...
  • Taking the 'local' out of radio programming (High-speed phone lines let talk-show hosts work @ home)

    06/01/2003 8:53:51 AM PDT · by CounterCounterCulture · 20 replies · 485+ views
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | 27 May 2003 | Brad Kava
    <p>When the host on your local radio station tells you about the weather or traffic, there's a good chance that not only is he not in the radio studio, he may not even be in the state.</p> <p>A trend that started with large corporations saving money by having music disc jockeys tape shows for several markets, it now includes ``local'' talk show hosts, people who traditionally gave radio its local flavor.</p>
  • What happened to KSFO Morning Host Lee Rodgers?

    04/03/2003 2:24:18 PM PST · by EricT. · 2 replies · 284+ views
    April 03, 2003 | Eric T.
    Does anyone know what happened to Lee Rodgers this morning on KSFO? He was in the middle of asking Jed Babbin a question then his mic went silent. He did not come back on the air the rest of the show. Melanie Morgan and Officer Vic (Tom Benner) continued on like the seasoned professionals they are, but I am concerned. I hope he's OK.