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Baltimore, MD


Derek takes his knowledge of Capitol Hill, and his love of TV and movies to mash politics and pop culture together with a dose of snark.






DHS Wednesday Edition: September 20th, 2017

On Wednesday's show, we began by looking at the 2018 Gubernatorial Race in Maryland as the first woman has thrown her name into the ring on the democratic side of the ticket. Derek gave her background and asked if her announced candidacy is even legal. In the bottom of the hour, we heard the media's reaction to President Trump's first UN speech and asked if this would have been there reaction to anything the President was going to say. In the second hour, we took at look at at several campus...

Duration: 01:07:44

DHS Monday Edition: September 18th, 2017

On Monday’s show we began by talking about the riots in St. Louis over the weekend. We also talked about Trump's latest tweet, Sunday night's Emmys Awards and Kevin Kamenetz announcing his run for governor.

Duration: 01:06:16

DHS Friday Edition: September 15th, 2017

On Fridays show, we began by looking into the new single payer healthcare plan being proposed in the Senate by Bernie Sanders. We heard audio from his podcast and a Dr. from Canada explaining that the problems with wait times in the country are all too real. We also heard from Representative in Washington who let out a little secret about the DACA and how demcorats will approach the issue moving forward. In the second hour, we were joined by the Washington Examiner's David Freddoso for the...

Duration: 00:49:51

DHS Thursday Edition: September 14th, 2017

We began the program addressing President Trump's dinner Wednesday night with democratic congressional leaders as they looked to strike a deal in regards to DACA and the border wall. Derek gave his take and explained that all the bargaining chips may now lay with the Democrats. in the bottom of the hour, we were joined by political commentator Ann Coulter to get her thoughts on the Trump/Schumer/Pelosi meeting and the President's recent immigration moves. In the second hour, we began by...

Duration: 01:09:20

DHS Wednesday Edition: September 13th, 2017

The Derek Hunter Show heard weekdays from 1pm-3pm ET on WBAL Newsradio 1090.

Duration: 01:08:55

DHS Thursday Edition: September 12th, 2017

On Tuesday's show, we began by discussing the vote taking place in College Park, MD tonight where the city council will decide whether immigrants (legal and illegal) can vote their elections. Derek gave his take and answered calls from listeners and reflected on their thoughts. In the bottom of the hour, we looked at new audio from MSNBC's Katy Tur and her suggestion that democrats move supporters to republican areas to increase their chances in future elections and how this ties into the...

Duration: 01:08:51

DHS Monday Edition: September 11th, 2017

On this Monday edition of the Derek Hunter Show, we began by looking at how politics has invaded every part of Americans lives in the age of social media. Derek discussed how politics not only infiltrated the NFL Sunday, the Miss America wasn't spared - Much of the question/answer portion of the show being about President Trump and much of his actions throughout the early part of his Presidency. In the second hour, we looked at an interview Hillary Clinton participated in with 60 Minutes. We...

Duration: 01:10:05

DHS Thursday Edition: September 7th, 2017

On Thursday's show, we began by addressing the Federal Government's Hurricane Relief efforts after Harvey and as The country waits for Irma to make landfall. Derek asked about the amount of money the federal government will spend on natural disasters now and into the future, and what can be done to avoid those figures as the debt ceiling is raised yet again. In the bottom of the hour, we were joined by the Washington Examiners David Freddoso to discuss the week in Washington including...

Duration: 00:56:39

DHS Wednesday Edition: September 6th, 2017

On Wednesday's program, we continued our conversation on President Trump's decision to eliminate the DACA program in six months in an attempt to get Congress to act on the matter. Today we focused on he media's reaction as the stories of many 'Dreamers' are thrust into the limelight. We also heard from several democratic lawmakers with some reactions being different than one might expect. In the second hour, we began by discussing a Baltimore judge's ruling on the case of a man puncturing a...

Duration: 01:09:24

DHS Tuesday Edition: September 5th, 2017

The Derek Hunter Show heard weekdays 1pm-3pm ET on WBAL Newsradio 1090.

Duration: 00:56:11

DHS Labor Day Edition: September 4th, 2017

On this Labor Day show, we began by addressing the news being reported by multiple news outlets that President Trump will dissolve the DACA program put into place by President Obama, but will give Congress 6 months to act before doing so. Derek gave his take on the matter and asked if a republican led Legislature Branch can get anything done within that time. Next, we address all the news out of North Korea as it has been reported the country has tested a hydrogen bomb as Kim Jung Un's...

Duration: 01:12:34

DHS Friday Edition: September 1st, 2017

Guest Host: WBAL Contributor and Columnist for the Baltimore Sun Peter Schmuck. On Friday's show, we focused on the media's reaction to President Trump's action following Hurricane Harvey as it was announced he would donate 1 million dollars to the relief effort. Peter spoke with listeners and asked what President Trump would have to do to gain the approval of some of the American people as his rating continues to float under 40%.

Duration: 01:16:33

DHS Thursday Edition: August 31st, 2017

Guest Host: WBAL Contributor and President For The Institute For Liberty Andrew Langer. On the show Thursday we began by looking at the politicization of Hurricane Harvey, this time with the focus on Climate Change. We heard an exchange between White House Spokesperson Kelly Anne Conway and CNN's Chris Cuomo where the host tries to corner her over the topic. In the bottom of the hour, we spoke with CEI's Myron Ebell on the media's reaction to Hurricane Harvey and how some are saying...

Duration: 01:08:44

DHS Wednesday Edition: August 30th, 2017

Guest Host: WBAL Contributor and President For The Institute For Liberty Andrew Langer. On Wednesday's show, we spent the first hour focusing on the media and politicians as they have begun to politicize Hurricane Harvey. We heard audio from several news outlets who were quite critical of the President's visit to the region Tuesday and Andrew gave his take. In the bottom of the hour, we looked at the growing feud between Governor Chris Christie and Texas Senator Ted Cruz as Christie has been...

Duration: 00:54:59

DHS Tuesday Edition: August 29th, 2017

Guest Host: WBAL Contributor and President For The Institute For Liberty Andrew Langer. On Tuesday's program, on continued our coverage of Hurricane Harvey and the devastation it has left in it's path. We discussed a conversation between Senator Ted Cruz and MSNBC's Katy Tur and other examples of opportunists politicizing the storm. In the second hour, we first spoke with Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute about the latest missile test by North Korea towards Japan and what the response of...

Duration: 01:02:17

DHS Monday Edition: August 28th, 2017

Guest Host Andrew Langer (President of the Institute For Liberty and WBAL Contributor) In the first hour of Monday's program, we kept our focus on the historic Hurricane/Tropical Storm that hit Texas this weekend and continues to devastate the area. We spoke with Dr. Jeff Stern, the head of the Emergency Response Team for the state of Virginia about what states in the Delmarva region are doing to help situation. We also spoke with a resident of Refugio, TX about the damage in the region and...

Duration: 01:17:50

DHS Friday Edition: Guest Host Andrew Langer

Guest host Andrew Lander, President Of The Institute For Liberty and WBAL Contributor. We spent the first hour of Friday's show discussing the new hyperbole of many in the media that if you are or vote republican, you are now somehow racist. We were then joined by Red Maryland's Greg Kline to discuss a recent article in the Baltimore Sun attacking the Maryland state flag and the petition he's created in response. In the second hour, we listened to excerpts from Hillary Clinton's new book,...

Duration: 01:14:45

DHS Thursday Edition: August 24th, 2017

On Thursday’s show, we began by discussing how President choses to use his Twitter feed, and how the media tends to make mountains out of molehills to make I’m look foolish every chance they get. Next, we discussed the rift between President Trump and Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and Derek explained if the President wants to get things done in the future, attacking the man who oversees the Senate isn’t the way to get it done. In the bottom of the hour, we examined newly released...

Duration: 01:13:51

DHS Wednesday Edition: August 23rd, 2017

On Wednesday's show, we begin by examining the atmosphere at President Trump's 'campaign style' rally in Phoenix, AZ last night. We dissected the protests, and asked why the media insists that the President be serious 100% of the time. Next, we listened to CNN's Don Lemmon and his over the top reaction to the Presidents comments, including his idea that the President is trying to invoke another civil war in the United States and that the President is mentality unstable. In the second hour we...

Duration: 00:48:50

DHS Tuesday Edition: August 22nd, 2017

On Tuesday's show, we focused on the President Trump's new policy on the United States occupation of Afghanistan. Derek gave his thoughts on the idea of going after terrorists and abandoning nation building, and he made a case for leaving the country completely. We took calls from listeners and got there take. To wrap up the show, we continued our examination of how the media treats President Trump, as Politico has declared it the worst week in his Presidency (following other outlets lead).

Duration: 01:12:59

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