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Vanity - Is Chris Plante done with WMAL?

Posted on 11/30/2012 9:12:20 AM PST by Perdogg

I heard that Austin Hill will be back next Monday after we were told that Chris Plante would return on Monday in the middle of the week.

Has Chris Plante been fired from WMAL, or is this more of a personal reason?


TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: chrisplante; chrisplanteill; talkradio; vanity; wmal

1 posted on 11/30/2012 9:12:24 AM PST by Perdogg
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD; HokieMom

WMAL ping. Is this a Fairness Doctrine issue since Savage will be on Monday?


2 posted on 11/30/2012 9:13:33 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: Perdogg

I just caught the final 10mins of the show, and heard AH make the announcement that he’d be in on Monday, for CP.

Health issues, politics, unemployment/new employment, pp-match? Google turns-up some speculation, but nothing from CP or WMAL. Hells bells, what IS going on?


3 posted on 11/30/2012 9:18:24 AM PST by carriage_hill (Don't whiz on the electric fence. Awwwww-yeah!)
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To: Perdogg

Did you hear AH agree with the retired teacher that failing students are a result of uncaring parents? Sounds a like an Obama talking point. Personal responsibility is a tired, racist, white-guy way of life.

WMAL must be in for a format change.

Grandy and Andy gone. Mary Katherine Hamm gone. Brian Nehman gone. Chris Plante must be next.


4 posted on 11/30/2012 9:26:21 AM PST by SvenMagnussen (Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy)
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To: Perdogg

Uh oh! CP is the BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I have been listening to talk radio since the sub-human filth clinton came into office, and CP is the BEST!!!!!!!!!!!! EVER!!!!! We cannot lose him.


5 posted on 11/30/2012 9:27:07 AM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: SvenMagnussen

I think MKH is pretty, smart, and funny, I would stalk her if she weren’t already married. ;) - joking


6 posted on 11/30/2012 9:28:51 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: raccoonradio; Clint N. Suhks

Radio / Chris Plante ping


7 posted on 11/30/2012 9:31:44 AM PST by nutmeg
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To: Doctor 2Brains

WELL i pretty much do podcasts anyway.
So if CP runs off just point me to the podcasts and i’ll downloadem...

Wonder where he went wrong LOL


8 posted on 11/30/2012 9:35:06 AM PST by Samurai_Jack (ride out and confront the evil!)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

CP vanity Ping.


9 posted on 11/30/2012 9:36:51 AM PST by carriage_hill (Don't whiz on the electric fence. Awwwww-yeah!)
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To: Perdogg

I’m listening to a podcast now - AH is on. If Chris goes, then I’m done with WMAL. I download his podcast every day. Can’t listen on the computer at work.


10 posted on 11/30/2012 9:46:19 AM PST by sneakers (Go Sheriff Joe!)
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To: SvenMagnussen

AH is a mushy moderate. I washed my hands of him about three years ago when I heard him attack Sarah Palin on the air.


11 posted on 11/30/2012 9:49:04 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Perdogg

Just checked Chris’ Facebook page and he’s still there, posting. So my guess is that he just took an extra day or so with his family in Chicago.


12 posted on 11/30/2012 9:51:19 AM PST by Timber Rattler (Just say NO! to RINOS and the GOP-E)
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To: Perdogg

I was wondering the same thing. I thought when Chris said he would be subbing for the ex Governor of Arkansas, (can’t think of his name) that he’d only be gone one day. It has been boring having him gone. When I heard he wasn’t going to be in on Monday either, I was not happy.

If he goes there is know longer any reason to listen to WMAL.


13 posted on 11/30/2012 9:54:26 AM PST by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: Perdogg; All; Virginia Ridgerunner

Plante was away for Thanksgiving in Chicago with family, came back on Monday, 11/26 and went on-air. His Technical Director (and/or his Producer - don’t recall which) and a caller mentioned he was repeating himself, which was noticed by other fans as well. He repeated himself a lot, which is most unusual for the Planteman. The repetition might have been signs of some serious problem, which we hope he does not have.

I’ll get back to everyone as soon as I hear something.

Savage starts at 9pm through 11pm on Monday, Dec. 3rd on WMAL and is not scheduled to interfere with Plante’s show.


14 posted on 11/30/2012 9:57:10 AM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: Perdogg

It could just be a schedule change.
WMAL and WABC just picked up Micheal Savage.


15 posted on 11/30/2012 9:59:14 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: kburi; sofaman; BufordP; SE Mom; armymarinemom; HokieMom; MarineMom613; Tennessee Nana; ...

Please refer to Reply #14.

[WMAL Ping List and Chris Plante Ping List]


16 posted on 11/30/2012 10:00:35 AM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: Perdogg

MKH is a riot!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6kJTIbZM9Zo


17 posted on 11/30/2012 10:01:38 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Well, I know what I won’t be doing between 9 pm and 11 pm. Can’t stand Savage. Let us know if you here about Chris. He is the best and he makes me laugh.


18 posted on 11/30/2012 10:02:09 AM PST by beandog (All Aboard the Choo Choo Train to Crazy Town)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD
Thank you for the update. I remember after the 2008 elections, WMAL flirted with the Fairness Doctrine. That is what I was talking about in relation to Savage since John Batchelor was less political.
19 posted on 11/30/2012 10:02:18 AM PST by Perdogg (Rep. Tom McClintock (R-CA4) for President 2016)
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To: carriage_hill

Where the hell is the Rush thread??!!! LOL


20 posted on 11/30/2012 10:02:55 AM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

I would assume health problems also, but Monday’s podcast was pulled sometime after I downloaded it. Apparently, it was posted for only a short time before it was removed.

I listened to the podcast again last night and made the following comments on the Levin thread during a discussion of Plante:

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2964185/posts?page=78#78

Except for first 35 min, which I commented about in last post [post 76], he was fine. Not his best show, but other than first 35 min, witty and OK.

At 1hr:28

He says to caller, “I am a little scatter-brained today.”

Caller: “You are repeating yourself a little bit.”

Chris: “Am I?”

Later on, 1hr 38, he said, “I gotta admit that I am a little spacy today. I’m a little off today. I don’t know why. A few days off; lost my usual razor-sharp edge.”

I only noticed repeating himself in first 35 min and gave 2 reasons for why I thought that might be in the last post [see post 76].

He played the Jamie Foxx-— “and our Lord and Savior, Barack Obama”-— about 6-7 times. Did about 5 min on Obama’s cult following.

When he was a no-show for Huckabee and then on his own program, I just assumed he was sick-— virus, flu, etc -— not uncommon after Thanksgiving (said he went to Chicago).

I hope that’s all it is, but I am hard-pressed to figure out why this podcast was pulled.


21 posted on 11/30/2012 10:07:32 AM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Perdogg

Austin said CP will be back soon.

I’m going with a sickness of some kind, possibly a mini stroke since he was so disoriented on Monday repeating himself. I think that’s why they pulled Monday’s podcast.


22 posted on 11/30/2012 10:10:13 AM PST by Clint N. Suhks
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To: mylife

Dunno, but I have everything needed to start it.

Give me 2-3mins.


23 posted on 11/30/2012 10:10:44 AM PST by carriage_hill (Don't whiz on the electric fence. Awwwww-yeah!)
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To: thouworm; SilvieWaldorfMD

Then I wasn’t imagining things when I heard the multiple repeats of Foxx proclaiming his savior. Yes, he seemed a bit off his game, but I was also listening intermittanly, thus not really sure.


24 posted on 11/30/2012 10:12:43 AM PST by GreyFriar (Spearhead - 3rd Armored Division 75-78 & 83-87)
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To: GreyFriar

“Then I wasn’t imagining things when I heard the multiple repeats of Foxx proclaiming his savior.”

I heard that Youtube videos of the moment were being pulled, but I haven’t checked.

Jamie Foxx Calls Obama ‘Our Lord And Savior’ At 2012 Soul Train Awards, Audience Cheers [VIDEO]
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-chat/2963098/posts


25 posted on 11/30/2012 10:32:34 AM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

That is my take, as well. I’ve been worried sick about him for the past few days and pray he’ll be ok with some rest and proper medical care.


26 posted on 11/30/2012 10:45:24 AM PST by EDINVA
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To: SvenMagnussen
Grandy and Andy gone. Mary Katherine Hamm gone. Brian Nehman gone. Chris Plante must be next.

Wouldn't surprise me in the least.

27 posted on 11/30/2012 10:46:36 AM PST by COBOL2Java (GOPe: Already prepping for their 2016 loss - Jeb Bush!)
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To: mylife

CP was one of the major reason I advertised my company on WMAL this year. He’d been not be gone...again!


28 posted on 11/30/2012 11:25:12 AM PST by IGOTMINE (1911s FOREVER!)
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To: All

In other crazy radio news — Laura Ingraham leaves Talk Radio Network:

http://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2012/11/laura-ingraham-leaving-talk-radio-network-150395.html


29 posted on 11/30/2012 11:36:44 AM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: IGOTMINE

What’s your company?


30 posted on 11/30/2012 11:43:33 AM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

not WMAL, I hope???

Ingraham Seeks WTNT Radio Lifeline
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2964435/posts

DCRTV hears that DC-based political talker Laura Ingraham (right) could soon return to the airwaves via a brokered deal with DC area talker WTNT, 730 AM/102.9 FM. Ingraham, who had been heard until early this week on WTNT, recently announced that she’s leaving her syndicator, TRN.

But, we’re told, she does not yet have another national radio distribution deal set up. Sources tell us that she’s been talking to Clear Channel’s Premiere and Cumulus.

That leaves her with the short-term possibility of buying time from WTNT and doing her show from its Fairfax studios, allowing her to at least be heard in the National Capital market. Ingraham could show up in the late morning slot at Metro Radio’s WTNT as soon as mid-December, we’re told.


31 posted on 11/30/2012 11:58:13 AM PST by thouworm (.)
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To: Doctor 2Brains

FPF Training. Concealed carry, etc.


32 posted on 11/30/2012 11:58:46 AM PST by IGOTMINE (1911s FOREVER!)
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To: thouworm

Things that make you go “HMMMMMMM.............”


33 posted on 11/30/2012 12:11:57 PM PST by SilvieWaldorfMD (A Realistically Really Real Housewife)
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To: IGOTMINE

Cool. Don’t worry about him being fired; he’s WAY too popular on that channel.


34 posted on 11/30/2012 12:30:11 PM PST by Doctor 2Brains
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To: Perdogg; Abundy; Albion Wilde; AlwaysFree; AnnaSASsyFR; bayliving; BFM; cindy-true-supporter; ...

Maryland “Freak State” PING!


35 posted on 11/30/2012 7:10:29 PM PST by Tolerance Sucks Rocks (Obama should change his campaign slogan to "Yes, we am!" Sounds as stupid as his administration is.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

Oh, no...


36 posted on 12/01/2012 8:24:15 AM PST by BufordP (Chuck Norris doesn't check under the bed anymore. He wears Clint Eastwood pajamas.)
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To: SilvieWaldorfMD

The wierd thing is, that same day Rush and Mark Levin said they were repeating themselves.


37 posted on 12/02/2012 10:59:51 PM PST by Sensei Ern (FUBO)
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