Monday, February 27, 2017

Show Notes 02-25-2016

Saturday Show 2-25-17

NBC News video featuring kids terrified about Trump comes under fire
A pair of NBC News videos featuring kids expressing fears about Donald Trump’s presidency is coming under fire by conservatives who call it “propaganda.”
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Perez beats Ellison in race to run Democratic Party
Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison fell short Saturday in his campaign to run the Democratic National Committee, losing to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez. Following the vote, Ellison called on his supporters to unite behind their new leader.
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Officials in Legal Marijuana State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown
Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws.
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FRC: Trump's Reversal of Bathroom/Shower Mandate Is a Victory for Parents, Kids
Action taken by the Trump administration to reverse an Obama administration mandate that public schools allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and showers that coincide with their "gender identity," not their biological sex, is a "victory for parents, children and privacy," said the Family Research Council (FRC) on Feb. 22.
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Hyperinflation renders Venezuela a nation of broke millionaires
Venezuela may now be the country in the world with the most millionaires. There is, however, a caveat. That money isn’t worth much anywhere else in the world.
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New Venezuelan VP's alleged ties with Hezbollah, radicalism raise concerns
Tareck El Aissami, one of the most powerful men in Venezuela, just acquired more power. Last week the self-proclaimed “radically Chavista” became the country’s second in command after President Nicolas Maduro appointed him as vice president.
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Keys to life? Scientists explain how newly-discovered exoplanets could be habitable
About 40 light years from Earth, there is an intriguing system with a dim red star and seven alien worlds rapidly orbiting it. And what makes the find so exciting is that three of those planets are in the "Goldilocks zone" of the star: the just-right place where liquid water could exist on a planet’s rocky surface.Keys to life?
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San Diego Bishop Calls on Americans To Be 'Disruptors' To Aid Illegal Aliens
The very liberal Catholic bishop of San Diego, Robert McElroy, who supports giving Communion to the divorced and remarried, contrary to Church teaching, and embracing "LGBT families," said that social justice activists must become "disrupters" to counter the efforts of the federal government to apprehend illegal aliens.
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Show Notes 02-24-2017

Friday Show 2-24-17

‘Teen Vogue’ Has Already Pushed Abortion to Teens 63 Times in 2017
Teen magazines targeting young women are no longer about make-up application, fashion tips or crushes. No, now they’ve found a more lucrative topic: abortion.
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New Enthusiasm for 'Menstrual Equity,’ at College and in Congress
To overcome the "stigma" attached to menstruation, Harvard University's Undergraduate Council recently passed legislation allocating $1,000 to make tampons and other feminine hygiene products "more available" in freshman dorms, the Harvard Crimson reported on Tuesday.
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55% of Small Businesses Say Volume of Gov't Regs Is Biggest Problem
Half (48%) of all small business owners say regulations are a “very serious” or “somewhat serious problem,” according to new research by the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB).
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Dakota Access oil pipeline camp cleared of protesters
Authorities on Thursday cleared a protest camp where opponents of the Dakota Access oil pipeline had gathered for the better part of a year, searching tents and huts and arresting dozens of holdouts who had defied a government order to leave.
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Cry of 'Remember the Alamo!' based in blood
In 1821, Mexico won its independence from Spain and established a Mexican Republic with a federal constitution. In 1833, Santa Anna was elected president of Mexico and soon he began demanding higher taxes. Santa Anna finally decided the people were not capable of ruling themselves, so he ignored Mexico’s Constitution, dissolved the Congress, and declared himself dictator.
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Venezuela denying trial to US man held since June, case goes to the UN
 In the nearly eight months he’s been held in a bleak intelligence facility in Caracas, Joshua Holt has not been able to argue his case before a judge. He has been in court just once, on July 4, 2016, when the 24-year-old Mormon from Utah was charged with illegal possession of weapons.
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Sunday, February 19, 2017

Friday Show 02-17-2017

Friday Show 2-17-17

Immigration Hawks Sweat Trump Labor Pick
Alexander Acosta, President Donald Trump’s replacement choice to run the Department of Labor, advocated for easier immigration and amnesty for people who previously had come to the United States illegally.
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Border Wall Could Save Taxpayers Five Times Its Cost Over 10 Years
Building a wall on the southern U.S. border could save taxpayers four to five times its cost over the next 10 years, a new report by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) shows.
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The Cost of a Border Wall vs. the Cost of Illegal Immigration
The findings of this analysis show that if a border wall stopped a small fraction of the illegal immigrants who are expected to come in the next decade, the fiscal savings from having fewer illegal immigrants in the country would be sufficient to cover the costs of the wall.
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Voter fraud? 2 million non-citizen Hispanics registered to vote
President Trump’s investigation of voter fraud in the wake of his claim that he would have won the nationwide popular vote if 3 million to 5 million illegal immigrants hadn’t voted just got a boost.
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THOMAS JEFFERSON STATUE DEFACED AT HIS OWN ALMA MATER
The College of William & Mary, the second oldest institution of higher learning in the country, was the alma mater of some of the most important figures in American history.
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Teachers filmed playing 'F---, marry or kill' about students keep their jobs
Parents at a US school are livid that six teachers filmed playing the game "f---, marry, kill" about students during a drinking session at a local bar have kept their jobs.
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WISCONSIN STUDENTS DEMAND FREE TUITION FOR BLACK STUDENTS
Black students should be offered free tuition and housing at the University of Wisconsin-Madison because blacks were legally barred from education during slavery and university remains out of reach for black students today, the student government said Wednesday.
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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Show Notes 02-11-2017

Saturday Show 2-11-17

California boy, 7, saves $10G for college after starting recycling business
A 7-year-old California boy is being praised for his entrepreneurial skill and love for the environment after he made $10,000 by starting his own recycling business -- cash he said he's saving for college.
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Swarming crowds and hostile questions are the new normal at GOP town halls
Republicans in deep-red congressional districts spent the week navigating massive crowds and hostile questions at their town hall meetings — an early indication of how progressive opposition movements are mobilizing against the agenda of the GOP and President Trump.
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TRUMP SUPPORTERS WARNED IT'S TIME FOR SELF-DEFENSE
Are you ready to rumble? That’s the question the Knights of Socialism at the University of Central Florida used to advertise their new Leftist Fight Club, which is open to the entire campus – except Republicans.
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Black plastic covers windows, blocking reporters' views of Trump golfing
Reporters who are supposed to keep an eye on President Trump couldn't see him Saturday morning. White House reporters tasked with covering Trump tweeted they were holed up in a clubhouse basement of the luxurious Trump National Jupiter Golf Club & Spa.
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Right-to-work court case could have national impact on unions
A landmark right-to-work lawsuit playing out in Illinois has captured widespread attention amid expectations the case could land before the Supreme Court – and potentially have national implications for an estimated 20 million government workers.
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BIG PAYDAY AFTER STATE FIRES PASTOR FOR CHRISTIAN BELIEFS
The state of Georgia has agreed to pay $225,000 to settle a complaint that it illegally discriminated against a lay pastor who was fired by the state’s Department of Public Health, apparently because of the content of his sermons.
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Bill Nye to Target 'Religious Leaders,' 'Climate Deniers' In Netflix Show
Bill Nye, “The Science Guy,” is one of the media’s favorite global warming alarmists. He will star in a new Netflix show called Bill Nye Saves the World which will debut in the Spring of 2017.
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District tells teacher: Put faith 'into folder hidden in desk'
The U.S. Supreme Court is being asked to fix the outcome of a series of hearings and rulings in the lower courts that erupted when a New York school district told one teacher, under threat of dismissal, to keep her faith in “a folder to be kept hidden in her desk.”
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Fed-up cop blows whistle on immigrant crime
A Swedish police officer and senior investigator in the serious-crimes division is under internal investigation after taking to Facebook to describe his work week and the nationalities of those he has to deal with.
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Georgetown Islamic Studies Professor: Slavery OK, So is Non-Consensual Sex
A professor at Georgetown University is teaching his students that men do not need consent to have sex with women, and that slavery is justifiable under Islamic teachings.
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Show Notes 02-10-2017

Friday Show 2-10-17

Triple treat: Eclipse, comet, full moon all coming Friday night
Skywatchers will enjoy a rare space triple-header Friday night and early Saturday morning: A "penumbral" lunar eclipse during the full "snow" moon — and the flyby of a comet.
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LL Bean offers employee buyouts, ends contributions to company pension plan
L.L. Bean announced on Thursday that it would offer voluntary buyouts to eligible employees in 2018, discontinue contributions to the company’s pension plan and expand its parental leave benefit.
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Fed board member Tarullo announces resignation
Federal Reserve board member Daniel Tarullo, a key official guiding bank regulation efforts, will resign this spring, the Fed said Friday.
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NY Times to launch finance probe unit looking at Trump White House
The New York Times is preparing to intensify its focus on the business ties and financial dealings of President Trump and his cabinet officials, sources inside the Trump administration told the FOX Business Network’s Charlie Gasparino.
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Venezuelans killing flamingos and anteaters to stave off hunger amid mounting food crisis
Venezuela’s food crisis has gotten so bad that people are apparently killing pink flamingos and other protected animals in order to stave off hunger.
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Venezuela, Russia cement ties during high-profile Moscow meetings
The Venezuelan government received a pat on the back from Russia Monday, with its foreign minister expressing the Kremlin's strong support for Nicolas Maduro's socialist rule and a willingness to expand the existing bilateral cooperation.
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Tuesday, February 07, 2017

Show Notes 02-03-2017

Friday Show 2-3-17

History of The Statue of Liberty
America probably could not have won its freedom from the British during the American Revolution without the help of the French. France provided arms, ships, money and men to the American colonies.
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History of The Statue of Liberty
The Statue of Liberty was not a gift from France to America. We have all heard the shorthand that implies that the statue was exchanged government to government.
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Symbols of The Statue Of Liberty
Torch: The torch is the strongest symbol that Bartholdi incorporated into the Statue. In fact the Statue's real name reflects its true meaning: "Liberty Enlightening the World".
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Emma Lazarus
The year was 1883 when Emma Lazarus, a young, high society New York poet and the descendant of Jewish immigrants, was asked for a favor.
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Emma Lazarus
Emma Lazarus was born into a large Sephardic-Ashkenazi Jewish family, the fourth of seven children of Moses Lazarus and Esther Nathan. The Lazarus family was from Germany and the Nathan family was originally from Portugal and resident in New York long before the American Revolution.
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AMERICA'S UNIQUE RELATIONSHIP WITH THE JEWS
After seven centuries of Islamic occupation, which included episodes of forced conversions and massacres, Ferdinand and Isabella drove the last of the Muslims out of Spain in 1492 – the same year they sent Columbus on his voyage to find a new route to India and China.
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Military Convoy Flying Trump Flag Belonged to SEAL Unit
The military convoy spotted on Sunday flying a Donald Trump flag near Louisville belonged to an East Coast-based SEAL unit, a Navy spokesperson told ABC News.
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Reservist Sentenced to Home Confinement for Threats to Mosque Members
Federal prosecutors say a North Carolina man was sentenced to eight months of home confinement after pleading guilty to charges that he threatened members of a mosque.
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Obama Pentagon official says anti-Trump military coup now possible
In an editorial penned for Foreign Policy, senior Pentagon policy official Rosa Brooks publicly suggested a military insurrection against the Trump administration may be the only option to oust one of the most divisive presidents in American history.
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Show Notes 01-28-2017

Saturday Show 1-28-17

Mexicans launch boycotts of US companies
The digital image shows a clenched fist bathed in the red, white and green of Mexico’s flag and decorated with the nation’s emblematic eagle. “Consumers, to the Shout of War,” it says in Spanish above the fist. “Consume products made in country…Use your buying power to punish the companies that favor the politics of the new U.S. government.”
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Trump aide hits back at AFT president over secretary of educational Top Donald Trump aide 
Kellyanne Conway on Thursday hit back at Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, for criticizing the selection of Betsy DeVos for Education secretary. Weingarten on Wednesday called DeVos, a wealthy school-choice advocate, "ideological" and "anti-public ed."
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California lawmakers want third option for Id’s
Democratic lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill supporters say would make California the first state to add a third gender option on state identifying documents.
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FedEx driver saves American Flag from protesters trying to burn it
A FedEx driver saved an American Flag from protesters who were trying to burn it on Thursday. The protesters had gathered at the pedestrian mall in Iowa City, Iowa.
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Establishment in full meltdown over Trump refugee orders
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that will pause the resettlement of Third World refugees in the United States for 120 days while a system of “extreme vetting” is put in place.
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New U.S. U.N. envoy warns allies: back us or we'll take names
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, pledged on Friday to overhaul the world body and warned U.S. allies that if they do not support Washington, then she is "taking names" and will respond.
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Record number of people caught trying to bring guns on planes
The Transportation Security Administration found a record number of guns in carry-on baggage in 2016, and a staggering 83 percent of them were loaded. According to the TSA, which released its annual review on Thursday, 3,391 guns were found in checked bags in 2016.
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Hill Republicans try to ease purchase of gun 'silencers,' as NRA-backed Trump arrives
Congressional Republicans are trying to change federal guns regulations to make buying a silencer, or suppressor, easier. But critics don’t agree with the argument that the proposed legislation is a safety measure to prevent hearing injuries.
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Pope Francis: ‘Liberation Theology Was Good for Latin America
In a controversial interview, Pope Francis has publicly defended Liberation Theology, calling it a “positive thing” in Latin America. In his lengthy interview last week with the leftist Spanish daily El PaĆ­s, the Pope said that “Liberation Theology was a good thing for Latin America,”
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Feds Still in Cover-up Mode: Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooter Indictment Omits Terrorism
A grand jury in south Florida just indicted the Ft. Lauderdale Airport shooter, but the feds are still in cover-up mode so terrorism isn’t even mentioned though an FBI agent testified in court that the attack was carried out on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
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