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GUESTS FOR MONDAY SEPTEMBER 27, 2014 ON THE JEFF SANTOS SHOW: Hong Kong Protesters Demand Democracy! PM Netanyahu Addresses UN! Jeff's Broadcasting From Affiliate WVNJ Today! Do you think the Secret Service is doing enough to protect the First Family? Will Beijing listen to protestors in Hong Kong, demanding their full "semi-autonomy" and the right to vote for their own elected officials?...
- Live from the Studios of WVNJ AM 1160 "The Voice" today! Jeff's excited to be in the home of "the Boss", Bruce Springsteen!
- John Nichols, Washington Correspondent for the Nation Magazine and co-author of the book "Dollarocracy, How the Money and Media Election Complex is Destroying America. Most of the U.S. media today was focused on the recent breaches of security at the White House by the Secret Service and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech at the UN today, but across the world in Hong Kong, a student-led uprising has turned into a giant protest. John's been tweeting about it, saying that what's going on in Hong Kong is "epic". In Hong Kong, student-initiated protests over the weekend continued into Monday with thousands of protestors refusing to obey Chinese orders to end the 3-day sit-in that started Friday and clear their street blockades all over the city. Protestors are unhappy with the the way China has been treating the "semiautonomous Chinese Territory" and are demanding democratic elections so that they can pick their own political leaders.
- Earl Bender, President of Avenel Associates, political strategist at Totten Communications and regular contributor to the Jeff Santos Show. Monday check-in on the news of the day... Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu addressed the UN General Assembly today, making big comparisons between Hamas and ISIS, using the metaphor of a spreading cancer to describe the terrorist activities of the two groups.... AND pro-democracy "Umbrella Protests in Hong Kong - what do they mean? Students and activists have been camped out in downtown Hong Kong since Friday - demanding that China allow them to pick their own political leaders.
Also in the news today...President Obama has received more threats against his life than any other U.S. President to date. What is going on with the Secret Service and recent breaches of security at the White House? are they falling down on the job? Are there too many threats to catch all of them?
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