Tuesday, January 10, 2006

Post show notes ... (Niagara's Choice Awards)

Today's show was a lot of fun. I wish that there had been more phone calls, but it was good nonetheless. Here's the categories and votes.

BEST HAIR BY A TALK SHOW HOST:
1)TOM CHRISTY (1 vote)
2)SAL PAONESSA
3)SANDY BEACH

BEST TALK SHOW HOST ON AT 11 A.M. IN LOCKPORT
1)SCOTT LEFFLER (1 vote)
2)SCOTT LEFFLER
3)SCOTT LEFFLER

BIGGEST MEDIA PIG
1)CHUCK SCHUMER
2)ELIOT SPITZER (1 vote)
3)GEORGE MAZIARZ

BIGGEST WEIGHT LOSS BY A POLITICIAN
1)MIKE TUCKER (1 vote)
2)MARC SMITH
3)DENNIS VIRTUOSO

BEST TAG LINE BY A CALLER
1)WAKE UP PEOPLE
2)YEAH RIGHT
3)HAVE A NICE DAY YOU LIBERAL SOCIALIST PIG (2 votes)

BIGGEST SWITCH IN POSITION
1)ARONOW'S HEALTH CARE (1 vote)
2)MAZIARZ' CASINO COMMITMENT (2 YEARS NOW � 11 LATER)
3)DAVID ULRICH ON IDA LOANS

BIGGEST POLITICAL MEDDLING
1)MAZIARZ (1 vote)
2)SHELDON SILVER
3)RICK UPDEGROVE � CASINO CASH SETTLEMENT
4)GREG LEWIS (added by caller) (1 vote)

BEST LOCAL PAPER
1)NIAGARA FALLS REPORTER (negative one vote)
2)BUFFALO NEWS
3)LOCKPORT JOURNAL/GAZETTE (3 votes)
4)BUFFALO BEAST

BIGGEST WASTE OF PUBLIC FUNDS
1)COUNTY SUING NIAGARA FALLS FOR CASINO MONEY (1/2 vote)
2)RENEE KIMBLE'S AIRPORT FEES (1/2 vote)
3)FLIGHT OF FIVE (1 vote)

BEST POLITICAL COMMERCIAL
1)ANTI APOLITO AD
2)BILL THE BUTCHER RICHARDSON (2 votes)
3)DIANE HAS THE PLAN

BRIGHTEST LIPSTICK ON A PIG
1)THE COUNTY LEGISLATOR'S REPUBLICRAT MAJORITY
2)AQUA HOLE COMING SOON SIGN (2 votes)
3)MEDIAN ROCKS DOWNTOWN (1 vote)

COUNTY LEGISLATOR YOU FORGOT WAS STILL IN OFFICE
1)CLYDE BURMASTER
2)PETE SMOLINSKI (1 vote)
3)SEAN O'CONNOR

FAVORITE BUSHISM
1)FOOL ME ONCE � SHAME ON YOU. BUT FOOL ME CAN'T GET FOOLED AGAIN (1 vote)
2)OUR ENEMIES ARE INNOVATIVE AND RESOURCEFUL AND SO ARE WE. THEY NEVER STOP THINKING ABOUT NEW WAYS TO HARM OUR COUNTRY AND OUR PEOPLE. AND NEITHER DO WE.
3)IF THIS WERE A DICTATORSHIP, IT'D BE A HECK OF A LOT EASIER. JUST SO LONG AS I'M THE DICTATOR.

SAVE OUR CITY AWARD
1)DAVE ULRICH
2)DAVID ULRICH (1 vote)
3)DAVID L. ULRICH

BIGGEST DRAMA IN THE STYLE OF A SOAP OPERA
1)YOUTH DEPARTMENT FIRINGS
2)VIRTUOSO VS. SIMONSON (ON POWER RELICENSING) (1 vote)
3)UAW LOCAL 686 VS. DELPHI

BIGGEST AGITATOR (added by caller)
1)SCOTT LEFFLER (2 votes)
2)TED KENNEDY
3)CHUCK SCHUMER
4)NEAL BOORTZ (1 vote)
5)TOM DELAY (1/3 of a vote)
6)KARL ROVE (1/3 of a vote)
7)BILL FRIST (1/3 of a vote)

BIGGEST WASTE OF AN HOUR
(added by caller)
1)ME TALKING ABOUT THE NIAGARA'S CHOICE AWARDS (1 vote)
2)GUY LISTENING AND WAITING ON HOLD (2 votes)

BIGGEST POLITICAL MISSTEP (added by caller)
1) TOWN OF LOCKPORT PLAYING HARDBALL WITH WALMART (2 votes)

Feel free to add more.