CNN, MSNBC, and WSPD radio—what do they have in common? Other than low ratings compared to their competitors, they devote most of their time to berating Donald Trump—yet clamor to get him on their shows.

I listened to the Scott Sands show on August 2, from 4:30-6 p.m.; and he devoted about 75 of that 90 minutes to making fun of Trump (admittedly, he spent some of the time talking about “gun nuts"). This is coupled with the debacle of the previous morning when Fred LeFebvre didn’t think he was talking to the real Donald Trump.

I’ve heard both of these talk show hosts say they won’t vote for Hillary and probably not Trump; but when I listen to them, their comments heavily lean toward demeaning Trump (with a very occasional swipe at Hillary). Now, they would probably say, “Trump just does and says so many more outrageous things.” That’s great. Then see how an AM radio talk station survives with just Hillary supporters.

Time to boycott WSPD sponsors. Here's a short list to start with:

Gogel Fastener and Industrial Supply Co.

Lakewood Shores

Mutual Fund Store

NBC 24


Little Caesars Pizza


Contact the advertisers and tell them you’ll boycott them until they stop advertising on WSPD 1370 radio in Toledo. If you feel compelled to indicate a reason, you can tell them that you disagree with the liberal-leanings of the station.

I’ll listen—so you won’t have to—and periodically update the sponsor list. If you would like to contact the owner of the station, that would be iHeartMedia, Inc, at

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Sound like Fred will vote 3rd party aka Gary Johnson

The two local WSPD radio hosts don't own the station--so we need to get the word across to iHeart that we deserve better than a couple of schoolboys giggling about their dislike of Trump. We can do that through their pocketbook by boycotting the advertisers.

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Fred LeFebvre will moderate this. Good time to air your hatred of WSPD!

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IIheart and wspd are a right wing slup fest . They take their orders from Bain capitol. Scott Sands is a hick. Fred is a dud. Nobody listens to that podunk station.

Hope I didn't offend anyone!

wants readers here to boycott the advertisers on the Toledo home of right-wing talk radio?

As far as Lyin' Don the Michelin Man who never met a burger he didn't like is concerned, I have stated almost from the time he launched his POTUS campaign that he is the most media savvy POTUS candidate of all time. He has to be loving all of this controversy. He is in the world of any publicity is good publicity. And he could be right! The Dems can tout all the money Hillary is raising until the proverbial cows come home, but no one can pay enough to offset the free publicity Lyin' Don gets throughout the nation. He is a singular personality.

Believe me--the local hosts are not right wing. I thought since you hate WSPD so much you might be happy to boycott its advertisers.

I'm going to boycott all the sandwich shops that sponsor WSPD.

"dyed in the wool" ideologues, and love to label others in the same mode. For 15 years, I was in a very small business with my father. I support the free enterprise system. I oppose those forces, including monopolistic forces, which distort the free enterprise system. To me, the airwaves are about as free market as it gets -- especially with the rise of satellite TV and radio. It's not perfect -- nothing constructed by human beings can be perfect -- but it serves its purpose. If WSPD is as unpopular as some here believe it is, there will be a radical change in management/ownership. or it will become bankrupt. Nothing lasts forever! I find it fascinating that being anti-Lyin' Don is equated with being a liberal by some here. Using that logic, is Ted Cruz now a liberal? Are you also endorsing a boycott of Fox News?

I have stated before that I have nothing but respect for Fred, and any others, who are in the extremely competitive entertainment business. In a previous era, I sparred with Fred a lot here. I still wish him well. During the week, I mostly watch ESPN and CNBC (not MSNBC) at home. I'm watching "Mike and Mike" right now! When driving, I listen mostly to sports talk radio.

I admit I was doubtful that WSPD could have turned so pro-Hillary/anti-Trump--but it has. Turned on the afternoon guy and at 3:26 p.m. all he has done since 3 is trash Trump (and talked up Hillary's debate skills). Get me to WJR!

P.S. Are Gary Rathbun and Dock Treece on the pro-Hillary Express?

political talk radio, as I pointed out. Being a Detroit fan for pro sports, I listen to 97.1 from Detroit a lot, and the local espn station.
Please keep in mind, the on-air personalities reflect the political views which their bosses order them to project. No one knows how committed they are to the positions they espouse on the air. They're trying to build listeners. That's all their advertisers care about, so that's what they care about the most. As I have stated ad nauseum, show business is extremely competitive. I do not envy them their positions. I wish them all well.

I listen a lot to 97.1 out of Detroit. Wojo has been a long-time favorite of mine (from the WDFN days). Not to beat a dead horse, but there's a reason that radio personalities are stuck in smaller markets and the talented ones make it out (Paul W. Smith, Scott Sloan, and Sean Baligian).

Boycotting Little Caesars is a sacrifice--it's so convenient--but I made a bet with my neighbors that the first to give in has to buy the others the pizza of their choice.

I must say, Charlie's Pizza in Sylvania is REALLY good! A new go-to place.

LOL , wspd afternoon host acting like he got a email from a listener complaining about
the station becoming too liberal. What a crock of shit. That station is as right wing as it gets.
All this trump bashing is just a ploy to get back at trump for making the entire Republican party look like a bunch of assholes that they are. The Bain boys are pissed. They know they lost this election. They want to try to punish Trump.These are some of the same Right wing Closet Queers that has spent millions and millions of taxpayer money for the last 25 years on trying to bust the Clinton's.They got nothing. Bill the wife beater O'rielly used to read this fake emails. All those Repub's are a bunch of loads.

Hope I didn't offend anyone!

In my opinion the Fredster, the desperate WSPD radio host, will do what his employer wants. Its no accident both Scott Sands and Fred Lefebvre are hating on Donald Trump. Both have been divorced and living in low rent apartments around Toledo. They cannot retire and will do the bidding of Iheart. Clearly Donald Trump has fought the status quo and pissed off the likes of the Koch Brothers. Look for "their man" Mike Pence to bring the "Donald" back into the fold of corporatocracy. He now is just getting the support of the Koch Brothers after a near year dry spell. I think the aging Fred Lafebvre will back off after the Koch Brothers give full support to Trump. Fred is fearful of losing his job. He knows at his age few options are available to those without a college education and no retirement other than the dreaded Social Security. Look at Brian Wilson. He, I believe, has not got a radio gig since he "left" WSPD. The corporation will win the day when the Oligarchy buys off Trump. Have patience GALT!

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Listened to WSPD just long enough to get another sponsor to stay away from:


You could always turn the channel to another station...

brings it on himself - it is not the hosts :)

I'm so happy to acknowledge the rare times we agree on something!

This being stated, I must add. The entertainment business is extremely competitive. Controversy adds listeners to radio broadcasts. Added listeners allow radio stations to charge more for their advertising. This creates increased revenue for the radio station owners. It's a business decision. Could they get more listeners, and generate more revenues, defending and supporting Lyin' Don the Michelin Man who never met a burger he didn't like? Maybe. If some of you think this is a better business model, I suggest you find investors and buy out or start up a radio station of your own.

Close down all the sandwich shops within a mile radius of the station and WSPD will fold.

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