Some people are born with the “gift” to inspire us to reach our potential. Chris Kettner, aka “The Specialist” a Naval veteran, is one of those unique individuals. Born in Richmond, Virginia, this gifted communicator hit the ground running after proudly serving his country. In a very short time he had become one of the most prolific and successful door to door salesmen in the U.S. With over 40 years of one on one sales experience, he has been recognized with numerous awards, including 5 “man of the year awards” (3 consecutively). As a published author, he penned the highly respected trade manual “The Sales and Management Bible”. He jokingly quips “I have personally interviewed over 250,000 families in their homes, and that doesn’t count the 2 million that didn’t let me in the door. “The Specialist” nickname was given to him over the years for his unique style of teaching, delivery, and attention to minute details.
With the continued riots and looting around the nation, The Specialist looks at one of the options the President is thinking of putting in place. The Insurrection Act of 1807 is a law empowering The President to use the Military. Tune in as Chris explains this act as well as the Posse Commatatus Law of 1878.
Ben Loyola a 30 year Veteran and Republican candidate running for Congress in the State of Virginia's 2nd District joins Chris. Ben was born in Cuba when it was under the rule of Fidel Castro. An amazing man with a burning desire to continue to serve the people of Virginia. Please remember to vote in the Prmary on June 23rd. Check him out at benloyola.com.
Jeff Harman a second generation astrologer with over forty years of experience consulting with clients around the world regarding personal and business concerns. He specializes in Electional Astrology, Harman has much to say about Trump and the United States heading through 2020. You won't want to miss a single moment!!
The Specialist updates Covid 19, continues to urge you to check barcodes and shop American made. Chris then drills dow on the riots and unrest across the United States. Make no mistake these riots have been organized and financed by individuals that want to destroy this great country and the freedoms we have taken for granted. LISTEN, LEARN....WAKE UP AMERICA!!!!
Dr. Dominique Gummelt an international keynote speaker, fitness and wellness expert, coach, lecturer, author, filmmaker, photographer and musician joins Chris. A most diverse individual with a whole lot to share!! Don't miss a single moment and be sure to check out the VERV APP.
Matthew Schwartz, an investigative reporter with approximately 10,000 stories on television across the country for four decades, joins The Specialist on Mainstreet U.S.A. He interviewed Son of Sam serial killer, trial of mobster John Gotti, reports on the 9/11 attacks from Ground Zero just to name a few. A totally intriguing hour.
The Specialist updates Covid 19 deaths, checking barcodes to avoid buying from China and then on to the riots in Minneapolis after the death of George Floyd. Mr. Floyd's death is tragic but the actions of people destroying their community is total stupidity. Tune in for the whole story.
Tina Ramirez a single mother, a Christian, a small business owner and Republican candidate for 7th Congressional District in Virginia joins Chris to discuss her views on all the issues facing the nation and her plans on winning this race and going on to Washington to serve her State. Tina is on fire as she passionately discusses abortion and religious freedom.
Matt Westin gave up a promising career as an engineer to pursue a career in music. His life was spiraling out of control after the death of his father and he turned to music and dedicated his debut album LEGACY to the memory of his late father. An inspiring story that shows how faith and family can turn your life around.
The Specialist Radio Hour has Chris giving his Covid 19 update, sharing emails from listeners and continuing his review of all the 2020 campaign issues and the view point of each candidate.
Paul Dacyczyn owner of Northampton Firearms joins The Specialist on the air today. They discuss upcoming courses being offered as well as the various regulations. Always an information packed hour.
John Vento, often called a chameleon in the Pittsburgh music scene, joins The Specialist on Mainstreet U.S.A. A humble and grateful person comes across loud and clear in his honest from the heart songs. Check him out!!!
The Specialist updates the Coronavirus deaths to date and continues his review of the Presidential Candidates stance on the important issues prior to the November Election, which is 161 days away.
Dr. Joye Pugh an expert in Biblical prophecy, singer, songwriter and author joins Chris for a special 2 hour presentation. From Covid 19 to the coming of Jesus and a multitude of topics in between these two cover it ALL!!!
Let us take a moment on Memorial Day to reflect on all of the men and woman that have sacrificed the ultimate price by giving their lives to insure our freedom
The Specialist along with his close friend Retired Naval Commodore Kenny Golden,a 31 year veteran, take this very special day to honor the fallen heroes, give us some history leading up to this day of remembrance and much more.
Some gave all, all gave some. God bless the USA!
The Specialist Radio Show welcomes Retired Naval Commodore Kenny Golden as our guest host today. He is joined by Retired Naval Admiral Hamlin Tallent as they discuss the current crisis our Nation is facing as it begins to reopen.
Rocky Romanella author, motivational speaker, founder and CEO of 3SIXTY Management Services LLC and retired from UPS after a 36 year career joins the show. Rocky and Kenny talk extensively about the economy. A great hour of conversation and motivation.
Former Marine and Head of the Libertarian Party in Virginia Beach joins The Commodore on Mainstreet U.S.A. When these two get together anything is possible. Listen and learn as they discuss the nation's future as we move forward.
The Specialist gives a brief Covid 19 update, hot topics making the news and goes on to discuss the Presidential Candidates' stance on the main issues prior to the November Election which is 176 days away. At the end of this discussion you will have your own personal score card showing which Candidates' beliefs are more aligned to yours.
Jeremy Parsons born in San Antonio, Texas grew up soaking in the sounds of Texas music. Jeremy draws from his personal experiences to create songs that are keenly perceptive and meaningful. He captivates the crowd with his genuine personality, unique humor and heartfelt love of his occupation. Check out his current single and video , MAKING THINGS UP AS I GO and his website jeremyparsonsmusic.com
To break the monotony The Specialist decides to give you some Interesting Facts. He goes on to remind you about the importance of checking barcodes prior to a purchase. Chris gives his daily Covid 19 update which has the deaths up to over 90 000.
U.S. Air Force Veteran, American businessman and politician Denver Riggleman currently serving in the U.S. House of Representatives representing Virginia's 5th District joins Chris. Congressman Riggleman talks about his role on the China Task Force, which was in place prior to the pandemic. An information packed, eye opening segment with a true STATESMAN.
Michael Grecco an award winning internationally renowned Director and photographer of celebrity portraits joins The Specialist on Mainstreet U.S.A. His award winning still images are published the world over in magazines such as Esquire, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone and Time.
The Specialist continues to remind all listeners to check BARCODES, updates the Covid 19 deaths and then looks at the Zeroes Act and what the Democrats hope to accomplish by way of this pandemic.
Dr. Daniel Gade a Retired U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel and public policy leader running to serve the Commonwealth of Virginia in the U.S. Senate joins Chris as he lays out his plan to defeat Mark Warner. Daniel and The Specialist discuss in depth the reopening of the Country and many pertinent issues. Check Daniel out at gadeforvirginia.com:us:
Craig Hudgins, a former U.S. Marine and retired International Airline pilot and avid pro life supporter joins Chris on Mainstreet U.S.A. As always when these two get together, they cover a myriad of hot topics.
Wacky Friday has The Specialist updating the barcodes, covid 19 deaths, unmasking, Judge Sullivan fake polling numbers and the absurd Hero's Act. Wow, is that too much to wrap your brain around?,???
LA Batchelor radio host and owner of The Batchelor News Radio Show joins Chris for an hour of hot discussion focusing on the opening of the country, people's rights, racism and so much more. Hold on to your seats because the boxing gloves are on!!
Pastor Bill Jenkins award winning author, motivational speaker, life coach and Senior Pastor with over 30 years of ministry experience joins The Specialist on Mainstreet U.S.A. What a breath of first air and a blessing in these troubling times.
So much news to cover.. Listen as The Specialist updates Covidc19, continues to push checking of barcodes prior to purchases, explains unmasking and then starts to lay out the contents of the 1800 page Hero's Act, which Speaker Pelosi along with the socialist minded Democrats are pushing with a price tag of over $3 trillion.
Josh Bernstein an American conservative talk show host and personality with his own TV show, THE JOSH BERNSTEIN SHOW joins Chris . Their first stop... the unmasking of Michael Flynn, then the USA taking a hard stand against China , just to mention a few of the topics. When two hard hitting conservatives get together sparks fly.
Lilian Garcia a singer, songwriter, mixed martial arts in cage announcer and producer best known for being the first woman announcer for WWE joins The Specialist on Mainstreet U.S.A as they talk candidly on how this virus has impacted her world professionally as well as personally and what she has done to move forward during this pandemic.
The Specialist kicks off the morning covering a myriad of news. He touches on barcodes, Covid 19 and the extension of the shutdown of Los Angeles. Is this becoming a battle between the Red and Blue States...Freedom Fighters vs. Socialist??
Paul Dacyczyn past Grand Exalted Ruler of the Elks Lodge joins Chris today. Paul talks from the heart as he gives us a look at all of the amazing services the Elks provide to their communities.
Karen Gross a Washington D.C based author and educator as well as an advisor to nonprofit schools, organizations and governments whose work focuses on student success with a specialization in trauma joins The Specialist on Mainstreet U.S.A for a look at the importance of reading to children at an early age as well as the effects Covid 19 is having on education and all the children at home as a result of this pandemic.
The Specialist covers a wide variety of news this morning. Chris continues his instruction on the importance of studying barcodes prior to purchases, updates the Coronavirus, preview Dr. Fauci's upcoming testimony and dissects the DIRTY DOZENS role in the removal of Flynn.
Jean O'Toole a scholarship strategist, author and speaker has been inspiring and helping high school and college students for the past 15 years. Jean shares a tremendous amount of helpful information for students needing assistance in securing scholarships. Check out her websites-Scholarshipstrategiesteam@gmail.com And www.Connections101.com
Dr. Peter A. Wish had a prominent career as a clinical and academic psychologist and reinvented himself as he became a fundraiser, campaign coach and strategist to political Candidates, including Mitt Romney in 2012. He is the author of The Candidate's 7 Deadly Sins which uses emotional optics to turn political vices into virtues. Dr. Wish joins Chris as they talk about a candidate's inability to connect with the voters. His website is email@example.com
The Specialist again encourages all listeners to LOOK at the barcodes, gives a COVID 19 update, lists the states reopening and the ones remaining closed. Chris then tosses out a big question...would you go to your favorite restaurant, a mall, sporting event or concert if your state were to reopen? Something to seriously ponder!!!
Jeffrey Weber recognized in the music industry profession for over 40 years with over 200 cds produced, 2 Grammy awards, 7 Grammy Nominations and at least 17 top ten albums and an assortment of other honors gives us the pleasure of his company this morning. Don't miss this awesome hour!!!
Roni Lambrecht was just a typical working wife and mom when life changed in a split second and the entire world came down around she and her husband. Their only son, Dalton had passed away. Listen to this riveting story and how together they are reaching out to others to help them navigate their lives after such a horrific tragedy. Check out the website...ParentingAtYourBestWithoutRegrets.com
On this Wacky Friday and as you have come to expect, The Specialist continues to drill down on the importance of understanding barcodes...Listen! Learn! And then BUY AMERICAN MADE PRODUCTS. Chris then gives updates on COVID 19 and Michael Flynn.
Patricia Welsh Chadwick author of Little Sister A Memoir joins Chris as she recounts her early years at St. Benedict Center as it evolved from a popular, intellectual and energetic meeting place for young Catholics into a rigid, sequestered religious sect headed by Leonard Feeney, a priest who was eventually excommunicated from the Catholic Church. Buckle your seat belts for a shocking revelation!!
Virginia Senator Amanda Chase, who recently declared she will be running for the Governor of The Commonwealth and staunch defender of our Constitutional rights joins The Specialist on Mainstreet U.S.A. A riveting conversation encouraging all Virginians to choose prosperity over socialism.
The Specialist has a busy morning as he tackles all the hottest news. From snitches in Missouri to a jailed hair salon owner in Texas, Chris delivers all the breaking stories to keep you,his listener totally informed.
Richard Battle award winning speaker, author of 6 books and advisor with over 30 years in public speaking and training and over 40 years of experience in sales and executive management and leadership takes us on a journey as with travel through his life. SURVIVING GRIEF BY GOD'S GRACE AND CONQUERING LIFE'S COURSE are two of his inspiring books. Join us for a feel good hour.
Bill Abernathy a songwriter and singer from Kansas City who put his musical career dream on hold to pursue his family dream first is our Mainstream USA guest. Check him out at www.billabernathy.com as well as Facebook and Twitter.
As businesses start to reopen, The Specialist encourages everyone to continue to check barcodes on items to make sure they were not produced in China. HURT CHINA---BUY MADE IN AMERICA. Chris then goes on to update the status of the states that are reopening. Tamuri Richardson an expert Motivational Speaker, speaking presenter for National Alliance on Mental Health, award winning Toastmasters International Speaker and an author with her second book just hitting the shelves, joins The Specialist for an intense discussion as they talk candidly about mental Illness and the stigma it carries. Check out her novel, TRUSTING SOMEONE ELSE'S HEART.
Emmanuel Kelly singer. songwriter and X Factor star joins Chris on Mainstreet U.S.A He talks about his early beginnings in war torn Iraq to performing on stages across the world. A story that will touch your very soul as Emmanuel says, "my dream is to make people smile through my music."
Join us today as The Specialist details Biden's pitch to the public on transforming America. Remember listeners it only took 17 years for Venzulea to go from one of the wealthiest democratic countries to a poor socialist disaster.
Chris goes on to question why 43 Enforcement Agencies in the U.S. would purchase surveillance drones from China.
Walter Bond former NBA player, motivational speaker and author of SWIM joins Chris for a special 2 hour presentation. From the basketball court to teaching the fundamentals needed to be a peak performer Walter now shares his knowledge with global audiences as a keynote speaker for such brands as Blue Cross/Blue Shield, GNC. Hilton, UPS Store and Red Robin just to name a few. Don't miss a minute of this inspiring presentation.
The Specialist reviews President Trump's Town Hall Meeting, updates Covid 19, takes a few jabs at New York Governor Cuomo and delivers a few punches to Don Lemon.
Dr. Larry Fedewa author, journalist and host of The Dr. Larry Show joins Chris as they discuss Coronavirus and the toll it continues to take on our Nation. They question New York Governor's stupidity in the handling of the nursing homes and subway system as they relate to this pandemic.
The Flat River Band a trio of three brothers who grew up performing in a family band with a 5 year residency at Dollywood and now a trio with a recent album release, EVERY DOG HAS ITS DAY joins The Specialist on Mainstreet U.S.A . An amazing journey guided by their faith as they take it one day at a time. Check them out ... flatriverband.com
Wacky Friday has The Specialist all over the place. He offers all sorts of scenarios for possible discussion and even suggests that maybe in light of these unusual times a bit of levity might be just what the doctor ordered.
Robert Dean former United States Marine and Chairman of the Tidewater Libertarian Party joins Chris as they discuss, dissect and debate the current multitude of uncertainties facing our Nation during the Covid 19 Pandemic.
Dr. Sam Muslin a cosmetic dentist in Santa Monica, California joins Chris on Mainstreet U.S.A as he explains facelift dentistry. This procedure is totally amazing. You won't want to miss one minute!
Today The Specialist has you back in the classroom as he continues to hammer into your brain the importance of understanding how to read the bar codes to make sure your purchases are made in the good old USA. Chris then weighs the death of Covid 19 victims against the slow death of the economy because of the staggering number of unemployed people.
Rocky Romanella, author, motivational speaker, founder of 3SIXTY Management and former President of UPS Operations joins The Specialist as they flip their roles today. Tune in as Rocky interviews The Specialist. Get a closer inside look at your humble correspondent, Chris Kettner.
The Specialist updates the latest news and lightens the day by answering that all important question...WHY DID THE CHICKEN CROSS THE ROAD? We all need a few good laughs!
The Specialist takes a hard line stand as he revisits the importance of understanding how to decipher the barcodes so we can concentrate on buying American made products. Chris goes on to deliver a message to all Americans penned by Bill O'Reilly, a must hear.
Tina Ramirez Republican candidate running for the 7th District Congressional seat, a Christian that supports pro life, that is against career politicians joins Chris to give us her stance on the hot political issues. FAITH, FAMILY, SERVICE-Check her out at tinaramirez.com.
Atlas Cage a musician, Producer and founder of Sky Titan Media in Austin, Texas joins Chris on Mainstreet U.S.A. He shares his story from a teenager to today. A great hour full of lots of fun and surprises.
The Specialist covers a myriad of topics including the meaning of bar codes as it correlates to the origin of where goods are manufactured, his daily Covid 19 update and the Manhattan Project.
Dr. Chris Metzler a political pundit, government strategist, global thought leader and legal scholar joins forces with The Specialist as they drill down on the Coronavirus and how a pandemic has now become a political war between the Blue and Red. A very intense and informative hour. Check out Dr. Metzler's book DIVIDED WE STAND -THE SEARCH FOR AMERICA'S SOUL.
Paul Dacyczyn owner of Northampton Firearms joins Chris on Mainstreet U.S.A as he gives us all the up to date information on the gun laws in Virginia as Governor Northam continues to take away or curtail our first amendment rights.
The Specialist updates on Covid 19 and goes on to give pertinent information on the other side of Coronavirus. Chris looks at the liberals hope to further drag out this social disaster to cripple the economy and destroy the middle class of America. Chris even gives you an inside look at the possible big October SURPRISE!
Congressman Denver Riggleman currently serving the 5th Virginia District and running for reelection , a decorated Air Force Veteran and successful businessman heats up the airwaves as he and Chris cover a multitude of hot topics currently facing our nation. A true STATESMAN.
Jesse Perez author, life coach and certified business analyst gives an update on her new and upcoming launch of her business analysis training program. A must hear!