NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

Paul Ryan: Immigration reform is an issue of national security

Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) came to the SiriusXM studios to sit down with SiriusXM Patriot host David Webb and one of the topics they couldn’t help but broach, and is likely to be a big issue during the 2016 presidential … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

General Colin Powell: Social media, cable news, American apathy are ‘letting democracy down’

Whether it’s the 24-hour cable news cycle, social media or simply that Americans are unwilling to take a stand against a broken system, General Colin Powell says the American government is perhaps the worst he’s ever seen it. In his interview … Continued

NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

En fuego: Julie Mason’s top political stories

A common refrain on the Press Pool with Julie Mason this week: Remember when August was a slow news month? It used to be safe for journalists and presidents to be like lawmakers and take long, desultory vacations in August. … Continued

ENTERTAINMENT, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

Where are black men getting their positive parenting role models?

Airing Sunday, August 24th at 10 am and 10 pm ET on SiriusXM Urban View  During the second edition of Cocoa Conversations, SiriusXM Urban View‘s Shawna Renee sat down with a panel of community leaders to present Cocoa Conversations: In His Image. … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

Rep. Paul Ryan, other guests weigh in on Ferguson situation with SiriusXM politics hosts

Since the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer St. Louis suburb, Ferguson, Mo., there have been about 10 days of protests in the the community, many of which have turned violent. Various conflicting accounts of the killing have … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

SiriusXM’s coverage of the Israel/Gaza conflict

As the approximately two-month long current Israel/Gaza conflict continues, SiriusXM hosts were joined by various guests to discuss their viewpoints on the situation. Foreign policy expert for Newsweek and award-winning Italian/Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal joined SiriusXM POTUS Politics‘ Michael Smerconish on … Continued

NEWS, POLITICS

PROGRESS THIS WEEK: A TOWN NAMED FERGUSON

There was a lot of news this past week. From US military action in Iraq, to ceasefires between Israel and Hamas to the death of Robin Williams and the death of a young NASCAR driver named Kevin Ward. But the … Continued

COMEDY, ENTERTAINMENT, MOVIES, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, WHAT'S ON

O Captain, my Captain: SiriusXM remembers Robin Williams

Robin Williams once said, “I believe in destiny. There must be a reason that I am as I am. There must be.” With the passing of Williams at the age of 63 at his Northern California home on Monday, SiriusXM … Continued

NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES

SiriusXM Urban View’s Joe Madison: Police have declared an open season for killing black men

On SiriusXM’s Urban View, The Black Eagle, Joe Madison, got down to brass taxes over the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, Mo., a suburb of St. Louis. Brown, who was planning to begin college classes today, … Continued

HIP-HOP/R&B, MOVIES, NEWS, NEWS AND ISSUES, POLITICS

PROGRESS THIS WEEK: BOMBS CONTINUE TO DROP

As the week ended we unfortunately saw a resurgence of violence in Israel, Gaza and now in Iraq. While these are truly complex and difficult issues to understand, controversial activist and Media critic M.J. Rosenberg told Make It Plain’s Mark … Continued