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PostPosted: Fri Jul 20, 2007 12:42 pm    Post subject: Radio Show Call-In Numbers and Tips Reply with quote

A Partial Listing of Shows, Times and Numbers

The Alan Colmes Show
Alan Colmes
M-F, 10pm - 1am ET

Battle Line with Alan Nathan
Alan Nathan
M-F, 12pm - 3pm PT

Bill Bennett's Morning in America
Bill Bennett
M-F, 6am - 9am ET

Common Sense Radio With Ollie North
Oliver North
M-F, 2pm - 5pm ET

The Dennis Prager Show
Dennis Prager
M-F, 9am - 12pm PT

The Don Kroah Show
Don Kroah
M-F, 5pm - 7pm ET

Dr. Laura
Dr. Laura Schlessing
M-F, 12pm - 3pm PT

Ed Schultz Show
Ed Schultz
M-F, 3pm - 6pm ET

G. Gordon Liddy Show
G. Gordon Liddy
M-F, 10pm - 1am ET

Glenn Beck Show
Glenn Beck
M-F, 9am - 12pm ET

Good Day USA
Doug Stephan
M-F, 5am - 10am ET

Hot Talk with Scott Hennen
Scott Hennen
M-F, 8:30am - 11:30am ET

Hugh Hewitt Show
Hugh Hewitt
M-F, 3pm - 6pm ET

Imus in the Morning
Don Imus
M-F, 5:30am - 10am ET

Janet Parshall's America
Janet Parshall
M-F, 2pm -5pm ET

Jim Bohannon Show
Jim Bohannon
1-866-505- 4626
M-F, 10pm - 1am ET

The John Gibson Show
John Gibson
M-F, 6pm - 9pm ET

The Larry Elder Show
Larry Elder
M-F, 3pm - 6pm PT

Lars Larson Show
Lars Larson
M-F, 11am - 3pm PT

Laura Ingraham Show
Laura Ingraham
M-F, 9am - 12pm ET

Mark Levin Show
Mark Levin
M-F, 6pm - 8pm ET

Michael Medved Show
Michael Medved
M-F, 3pm -6pm ET

Michael Reagan Show
Michael Reagan
M-F, 6pm - 9pm ET

Michael Savage Show
Michael Savage
M-F, 6pm - 9pm ET

Neal Boortz Show
Neal Boortz
M-F, 8:30am - 1pm ET

News Beat with Blanquita
Blanquita Cullum
M-F, 2pm - 3pm ET

Radio Factor with Bill O'Reilly
Bill O'Reilly
M-F, 12pm - 2pm ET

Rush Limbaugh Show
Rush Limbaugh
M-F, 12pm - 3pm ET

Sean Hannity Show
Sean Hannity
M-F, 3pm - 6pm ET

Zan Overall

Buying three minutes of air time on Larry Elder’s national radio talk show would cost me $2100.00. If I call in to that show and talk to Larry about 9/11 for three minutes it would cost me $00.00. That’s a bargain that the 9/11 Truth Movement should take more advantage of. We can reach millions of citizens and tell them the facts on 9/11 with the minor annoyance of fencing with ill-informed and brainwashed hosts. That last part is fun really. Let me give you an example of how such a call can go. On June 19th, I called the Michael Medved national talk show. (The following is a paraphrase from memory.) Michael was talking about some aspect of the “War on Terror.” I said, “Osama Bin Ladin is a bogey man the government uses to frighten and anger the American people into going along with the phony War on Terror. His wanted poster on the FBI website doesn’t even accuse him of guilt on 9/11. An FBI spokesman admitted they don’t have ‘hard evidence’ on him for 9/11.”

MM: “I’ve heard that story but it doesn’t impress me.”

ZO: “Story??!! I’ve gone to the FBI website and checked out what you call a story. It’s for real! (Wish I had given the website: Have you checked it out?”

MM: “I have more important things to do with my time.”

ZO: (passionately) “What you mean is that you won’t confront things that challenge your beliefs.”

After asking me if I believed the government engineered 9/11, Medved fell back on his old trick of asking a conjectural question. “Do you know how many people would be involved in pulling off a conspiracy of that magnitude?”

ZO: “There you go with a coulda-woulda-shoulda conjectural question! Let’s talk facts!”

The call didn’t last much longer after that.

Here are some of the things I have learned about calling talk shows in many years of calling them. I’ll start with tactics and conclude with some of the nitty gritty of contacting talk shows. Regarding tactics, remember you cannot expect to convert the host, at least not in the short run. You are using a debate with him to inform and win over people in his audience. Don’t try to go over his head and make a speech to the audience. It’s his show and he has the button which will take you off the air. Keep it conversational. Make a point and pause, letting him respond. Then play off his response, which will probably be ill-informed. Keep your cool! The host will probably not keep his cool when he hears you accuse the government of complicity in 9/11 and the mass murder of thousands. When the audience hears you calmly citing facts and hears the host not responding to your assertions and resorting to insults, at least some of them will begin to believe you have a case worth looking into. Present yourself as someone well acquainted with the facts on 9/11, who is just trying to inform. This is a good response to an angry outburst from the host:

“I can understand completely why you feel that way. I felt the same way until I learned the facts about 9/11. Any decent person would be shocked to hear our leaders accused of complicity in the deaths of thousands. Unfortunately, that is where the evidence leads.”

The host will try to put you on the defensive, asking you question after question. Here is a good way to put him on the defensive , at the same time showing his lack of knowledge on 9/11 and his bias. Say “I know you accept the official story on what happened on 9/11. But, in terms of that scenario, how can you explain the presence of molten metal in the basements of the collapsed World Trade Center buildings weeks later?” Stop right there. The ball is in his court. Don’t give him any more information. The chances are he will never have heard of the molten metal factor (or whatever fact you bring up). If he admits he has never heard of it, tell him the significance of the presence of molten metal, how it can easily be explained in terms of controlled demolitions but not in terms of the official story. If he comes up with some lame explanation, knock it down. When his ignorance of, say, molten metal has been established, you can say, “I don’t think you know enough about the subject to have a right to the firm opinion you have expressed on what happened on 9/11.” Typically, a host just lets you make a point but passes on to his next question as if your point were meaningless. Don’t let him get away with it. Say “I just made a substantive point backing up my contentions. Instead of going on to another question, let’s discuss my point. If you don’t agree with it, tell me why.”

Be prepared for the typical responses you will get. You will always get: “There would have to be too many people involved in a conspiracy like that. Someone would have talked.” You can refer to the Manhattan Project where tens of thousands kept the secret of the atom bomb. In large conspiracies, tasks are compartmentalized and only a small number of people are privy to the whole picture. Also say that if you knew you were in a conspiracy to murder thousands of people you would realize the extreme danger of “talking.” You will also inevitably get: “What happened to Flight 77 if it didn’t hit the Pentagon?” You can say, “That question demands speculation and we try to stick to what we know and can prove.” I am always tempted to reply, “If I were part of the conspiracy, I could tell you, but then I would have to kill you.” So far I have restrained myself.

If you are in the 9/11 Truth Movement but believe, as some do, that Flight 77 hit the Pentagon, the question in the last paragraph will not be a problem for you, since you will be agreeing with the host. You may be asked: “How can you believe our government would cold-bloodedly sacrifice innocent people for a political end?” Point out that governments have done this over and over to get people angry enough and scared enough to go to war. Cite FDR’s foreknowledge of Pearl Harbor, the Lusitania affair, the Reichstag fire.

Be prepared for common tactics a host will employ. He will get you off topic and not allow you to fully present the point you are trying to make. You should point out his ploy, saying, “I called in to present some facts backing my opinions on 9/11 but you are trying to lead us far afield. Please respond to the point I just made.” One of the distractions they will use is the conjectural question, what I like to call a coulda-woulda-shoulda question. For example: “How many people would have to keep such a secret?” The best response is to point out what the host is trying to do. Say, “You are trying to derail the discussion by asking a question that can have no definite answer. People like myself in the 9/11 Truth Movement want to discuss the facts that prove the falsity of the government account of 9/11 but you apparently do not.”

By the way, let’s all say “9/11 Truth Movement” over and over in all our discussions, on the air or not. We need to have more and more people aware of the movement and its name. Most of the time you will not be permitted to give out website addresses. Ask if you may. If permitted to do so, give out one, clearly and slowly. Don’t throw it away. If website addresses are not permitted, you can say, “If you want to see if what I am saying is true, google “” (Or whatever is apropos.)


Now to the nitty gritty of calling in.

It is not as hard as you might think to get on even national shows with millions of listeners. Most listeners are passive, never daring to call in. If you get a busy signal, don’t give up. When the board is full, a line will open up briefly when a call concludes. The trick is to call in at the right moment. Talk shows all have a built in delay to enable them to keep profanity from hitting the air. It varies with different shows, generally from five to eight seconds. For example, Michael Medved’s program has a dely of 10 seconds. When you feel a call is winding down try to hit your redial button about six seconds before you guess the call may end.. It can work. Also keep redialing during calls and breaks. Even when the board is full, people give up and hang up, opening a line. If the call goes through, the screener will speak to you or perhaps just connect you to the show in progress. You will hear the host speaking to a caller or perhaps just enjoying the sound of his own voice. Turn off your radio and hang on.

When the show goes to a break you may hear a commercial as broadcast from the host’s home radio station. You also may hear a few minutes of nothing. Don’t be alarmed and think that you have been disconnected. Hang on the line until the break is over. The show will come back onto your phone. The screener (sometimes it will be the producer) will ask you what you want to say about the topic. Tell him succinctly what you want to say. If he thinks it would make a good call he will say “Hold on. Turn your radio down and get right into your call when you get on the air.” Otherwise, he will reject your call.

If he takes your call he will put a summary of what you want to say on a screen that the host is looking at. It is up to the host whether he will take your call. You may hang on for an hour and not get a chance to get on the show. In that case an email or a letter may be in order, including backup material. Never lie to the screener about what you are going to say and blurt out something that you have not alerted them to. That is dirty pool and you will never get on that show again.

To get on the show you have to get past the screener. Sometimes they are unfair and capricious. Do your best to convince them you would make a good call. They don’t mind controversy. Controversy is their bread and butter but they want callers who are good communicators. Try to be prepared and speak well. Avoid conventional greetings, such as “How are you doing?” I just say the host’s first name and launch into what I want to say.

Record the call in some way. It is good to review how you did and think of ways to improve next time. If it seems important enough you can usually order a recording of the whole show or the hour in question. That will cost you some money. I often send the host a letter with published material backing up what I said. If you have a recording you can quote yourself and the host accurately. When I send a letter, I paper clip a self-addressed postcard to it. The host might not write a letter or an email, but it’s hard for him to resist scribbling something on a postcard. Correspondence also develops a personal relationship with the host.

Talk shows are usually topic driven but some have a time during the week when they are open to any subject you want to bring up. Michael Medved has “Disagreement Day” on Thursdays. He also has “Conspiracy Theory Day” once a month. It always falls on or around the Full Moon. I believe he is calling us lunatics. Class action suit anyone? Larry Elder has “Open Mind Friday.”

Make a list of talk shows in your area, local and national, with times on the air and call in numbers. Distribute to 9/11 activists in your area. To get you started here is how to call in to three national shows.

Michael Medved airs from 2 PM to 5 PM, Central Time, M-F. (800) 955-1776 .

Larry Elder airs from 5 PM to 8 PM, Central Time, M-F.
(877) 99 LARRY / (877) 995-2779.

Laura Ingraham airs from 8AM to 11 AM, Central Time, M-F.
(800) 876-4123.

You will find some hosts on the left who are open to 9/11 Truth. You will find no hosts on the right who are open to 9/11 Truth. Strange to say, you will find many hosts on the left who oppose 9/11 Truth.

I think that we can change the minds of those who disagree with us. Talk radio is a great way to do it and the price is right! Let us be thankful that there are hosts willing to give us free air time! (Suckers!)


Anyone may copy and/or publish this article without further permission from the author. The only stipulation I would insist on is that I be credited as the author and only identified by this email address: [email protected]
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 02, 2007 2:43 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good post, great Info.

I often try to talk to the Facist Media and they usually call me nuts and hang up on me.

I only heard of a few of the shows you listed. I wonder what the ratio is Conservative or Liberal ????

Sometimes I get so frustrated that the Facist controll the planet. I often feel like an Idiot and am wasting my time trying to argue with the Right-wing. When I die and face GOD at least I can claim I tried to make the world a better place to live.
All the weapons of mass-destruction constructed on this world, is truly a sign of Human Failure
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PostPosted: Wed Aug 22, 2007 8:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is great info and it might be a good time to try to re-up our efforts to reach the national media this way. The History Channel piece and The Skeptic Magazine guy on The Colbert Report no doubt got the subject of 9/11 on a lot of people's minds. Let's use it to our advantage. Here's a number to call into Air America RAdio as well. They've been allowing a bit more talk of False Flag Operations and the like on the air lately.

Air America (866) 303-2270
“First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they attack you, then you win.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 23, 2007 11:18 am    Post subject: Dont forget CSPAN-Washington Journal Reply with quote

or watch it here by going to the Washington Journal Program for 8/22/07 and start watching a bit after the 2:40:00 mark:

7-10 EST
Call-In Numbers
Support Republicans:
(202) 737-0001
Support Democrats:
(202) 737-0002
Support Independents:
(202) 628-0205
Outside U.S.:
(202) 628-0184
[email protected]

After this call, a firestorm of 9-11 truth began to rage until, after multiple callers had proclaimed their doubt about the government's story, a poor Republican woman had to bemoan how she was depressed that there wasn't enough talk about Al-Qaeda and other Islamo-extremists. She then proceeded to talk about how Janet Reno was the worst AG because of Waco and Ruby Ridge. You'll find no Janet Reno apologist here. People are pissed. And they're beginning to understand who at. Let's take it to court.

I think the invisible government, in attempting to divide and conquer We the People of the United States of America, have created a radicalized people that take things to the healthy root once we have our bearings. Our job is not to further provoke extremism and reactionaries but to beckon the nation together to wash and heal our collective wounds by strengthening our commitment to the rights of liberty and the responsibility of freedom.

There has never been a more appropriate time to invoke Article III Section 3 in conjunction with all who originally coalesced the cover-up, and misprision of treason increasingly with those that continue in its complicity by attempting to uphold it. It is important to remember and articulate that on the other side of the Deception Dollar, there lies the Conception Dollar. On the other side of treason trials lies the permaculturalized Pentagon.
"We must speak the truth about terror. Let us never tolerate outrageous conspiracy theories... that attempt to shift the blame away from the terrorists, themselves, away from the guilty.”—George W. Bush
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