If you want to make him angrier, tell him he’s getting better, or that you know someone who did. Not only did Judge Moore lose that prestigious job due to fighting over something he strongly defended, he also faced a battle to maintain his right to practice law in Alabama. They didn’t tell Raiford – who didn’t carry credit cards – that it was a one-way ticket. She originally began as the front desk receptionist, but has become a regular part of the crew. Robert D. Raiford – (born December 27, 1927) offers political and social commentaries during the show. As Mr. Raiford puts it, “Liberals go out of their way looking for something to offend them, and get their panties in a knot when they find it.”. She is the sister of former Charlotte Hornets shooting guard, Dell Curry. He’d suffered a stroke. Talk of racial matters was strictly forbidden by station policy. His boss called and told him to knock it off. There have been many characters played on the show. His partners had fun with him, too. It makes him angry. Yesterday, April 15, used to be a day of mixed feelings. His speech was jumbled.

So once “The Big Show” sent him to St. Louis to cover one of his concerts. She just wants to get my money, Raiford says, as he counts dollar bills in pantomime.

Here’s what I saw, Hannon chosen as Ahoskie Woman’s Club Outstanding Club Woman of the Year, Bazemore receives Governor’s Volunteer Service Award. He can be contacted at cal.bryant@r-cnews.com or 332-7207. How much longer will He wait before His judgment comes? People raise their cameras to take pictures; others stand on tiptoe to try to get a better view … A child of 6 said, ‘He was nice.

One of his early radio gigs included a stint as an afternoon and evening DJ for WRJZ-AM in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Big Show has a number of call-in contests where callers have a chance to win an assortment of prizes (the “prize package”), usually donated by the show’s sponsors. Raiford’s wife wasn’t the only one who watched him on that Channel 36 talk show. We’ve voted in a government that’s rotting at the core, appointing Godless Judges; who throw reason out the door. He is known for his quote “Who says that? But the old Judge wasn’t going to be outdone as he penned the following poem that has strengthened his notoriety: America the Beautiful, or so you used to be. Every curse word is clear as can be, right where it belongs in the salad of the sentence as verb, adverb or adjective, but the words around it take some patient study. “All of a sudden, everything was gone,” he says, and says it clearly. 'Robert D. Raiford (December 27, 1927 – November 17, 2017) was an American radio broadcaster and actor, best known for his political/social commentaries delivered during The John Boy and Billy Big Show, a morning radio program heard on stations throughout the American South. Randy Brazell – Now General manager and former executive Producer, Randy Brazell (born 1961) is from Gastonia and attended the same high school as Billy. He woke up his wife. His brain is carving new neural pathways for his words, and not just the bad ones. They’re holding it open. Mark Washburn: 704-358-5007, mwashburn@charlotteobserver.com, @WashburnChObs. Oddly, he cusses as well as ever. Kelia Raiford, 62, knows he’s getting better. A social critic in the mold of Andy Rooney and H.L.

Year ago, Mr. Raiford pointed out that diversity had finally intruded youth sports. Whenever Marty is mentioned on the show, a musical jingle is played of a chorus singing: “Smarty Marty, the One Man Party!” He is frequently the subject of jokes on the show, particularly about his fashion sense, and about an incident where someone at a Big Show public appearance commented to John Boy, “I didn’t know Marty was gay!” For the record, Marty is happily married to a woman. Raiford’s speech, once sonorous, has wilted. A stroke in August has cost the veteran broadcaster his mobility, all sensation on his right side and the source of his livelihood: His voice. Jay Wilson – Jay Wilson (born October 23, 1960) is from Kingston, New York. The term “United States of the Offended” was coined by Robert D. Raiford, a self-proclaimed curmudgeon-at-large on the John Boy and Billy Show – a Charlotte based radio program heard weekday mornings at stations all over the South. It’s terribly, terribly said. Raiford started broadcasting in 1944 by commentating onbaseball games. Babies piled in dumpsters, abortion on demand; oh, sweet land of liberty; your house is on the sand.

Jackie Curry-Lynch – Assistant Producer Jackie Curry-Lynch (born May 22, 1962) is from Grottoes, Virginia. Raiford didn’t want people to know of his struggle. (Why do you need to steal printer ink when you can afford a “ride” like that?). Published 9:27 am Tuesday, April 19, 2016.

Our children wander aimlessly, poisoned by cocaine; choosing to indulge their lusts, when God has said abstain.