Giordano: Now That the Frank Rizzo Statue is Gone, 'The Columbus Statue is Next'

The Dom Giordano Program | June 3, 2020

The Dom Giordano Program
June 03, 2020 - 2:32 pm
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The Frank Rizzo Statue Has Left the Building

Dom Giordano talks with Fox 29 reporter Steve Keeley about Mayor Jim Kenney's Tweet about the Frank Rizzo statue and the statue's removal from the steps of the Municipal Services building. Keeley also talks about the vandalism of the Frank Rizzo mural in South Philly and talks about the idea to put a Wilson Goode statue in Frank Rizzo's place. Plus, Keeley talks about the person arrested in Pittsburgh and the protester who attacked a looter in New York.

 

Sen. Pat Toomey Says There Can Be No Tolerance for Lawlessness

Dom Giordano talks with Senator Pat Toomey about the protests taking place in Philadelphia. Toomey says there is no excuse for attacking private property or police officers. Toomey say he finds it ridiculous that officials allow rioters to vent in this way. Toomey comments on federalizing police departments and putting a spotlight on the practices of police departments. Toomey talks about Philadelphia's police department, praising them as well-trained and capable, and explains that Philadelphia is not close to needing military deployment. Plus, Toomey explains why the southeastern part of the state is way behind where it should be in the economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.​

 

Kathy Barnette Says Rioters Are Hurting Black Businesses, Too

Dom Giordano talks with Kathy Barnette about election day and running against Rep. Madeleine Dean. Barnette talks about the predictions that her bid would be an uphill battle and the desire for a candidate with a backbone to run for office. Barnette calls out Dean, Mayor Jim Kenney, and Gov. Tom Wolf for hiding from the unrest that is rocking Philadelphia. Barnette voices her belief in the First Amendment and the right to address grievances with leadership. Plus, Barnette explains how the rioters are impacting black businesses as much as they are hurting white businesses.