Friday, May 27, 2016

Show Notes 05-26-2016

Thursday Show 05-26-16

The Answer to TSA incompetence is less government
The Transportation Security Administration has become infamous over the years for things that it doesn’t allow on planes. Consider these examples of the Keystone Cops in action.
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New roots, old lies
Starting on Memorial Day Weekend, A&E Networks will unleash a four-part, eight-hour production of “Roots,” a revisiting of the 1977 mini-series based on the Alex Haley book of the same name.
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The scandal in Washington  that no one is talking about
The deadly-but-forgotten government gun-running scandal known as “Fast and Furious” has lain dormant for years, thanks to White House stonewalling and media compliance.
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Texas judge rebukes DOJ lawyerd for being intentionally deceptive
U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen strongly rebuked Department of Justice (DOJ) attorneys last week for being “intentionally deceptive” during a controversial amnesty case heard in his Brownsville, Texas courtroom.
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Ryan Says House Republicans Aim to End 'Executive Overreach'
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) unveiled what he called the Republicans’ “policy agenda” for 2017 on Wednesday, including a plan to regain the legislative power granted to Congress in Article One of the U.S. Constitution.
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Governor makes 'Blue Lives Matter' bill law
Louisiana became the first state to make violence against police a hate crime after Gov. John Bel Edwards, the son of a sheriff, signed a bill into law Thursday.
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NASA Valkyrie robots set table for human life on Mars
Four sister robots built by NASA could be pioneers in the colonization of Mars, part of an advance construction team that sets up a habitat for more fragile human explorers. But first they're finding new homes on Earth and engineers to hone their skills.
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How the Air Force's 'space fence' will keep American satellites safe
The United States is building a space fence. But the first thing to understand about the space fence is that it’s not actually a fence — it’s radar. And when it’s operational, pulsing up from an atoll in the Pacific, it will be able to track objects in space that are softball-sized, the Air Force says.
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The Bomber continues to fly high after 100 years
In February Air Force Secretary Deborah Lee James revealed the first concept image of the futuristic B-21 long range bomber, which will be built by Northrop Grumman. Previously known as the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B), it will be the U.S. military's first bomber of the 21st century.
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016

The First Paramedics

While I was researching for my article for Directions in Nursing Magazine about the history of Military Para-medicine, I came across this article. Since, my husband is an ex-NYC Paramedic I thought it would be appropriate to post it here. We may also read it on the radio show. Again, another part of history that we never were taught. We were so robbed by the progs. 


In the mid-1960s, Pittsburgh's United Negro Protest Committee created Freedom House Enterprises Inc. to serve the Hill area of the city. One of their missions was to help build job opportunities for the so-called "unemployable" locals in a time of unrest. The Vietnam War was raging, and there was angst in the streets over the war, civil rights, and more.

Meanwhile at the time, ambulances in the city, like in many cities, were operated by the police department: a "scoop and scoot" service that used essentially untrained officers to give the sick and injured a ride to the hospital.

The vision to change things wasn't the effort of a single person. Freedom House would be the focal point, and would recruit the staff. The money came from Phillip Hallen, president of the now-defunct Maurice Falk Medical Foundation, and a former ambulance driver. The medicine came from Dr. Peter Safar, the Director of Anesthesiology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, who was considered the "Father of CPR". (Safar, by the way, had also invented another level of care: the Intensive Care Unit.) And the glue to put the two together was Morton Coleman, of Pitt’s Graduate School of Social Work, who suggested combining an ambulance service with a program to train men (and, during the life of the service, at least two women) not just as ambulance drivers, but as professional emergency medical care providers.

In 1967, the Freedom House Ambulance Service was formed; about 44 men were recruited for training, organized by Dr. Safar. The men were paid a small wage, and in return were expected to attend classes eight hours per day, five days per week, for nine months to learn not just the basics of emergency medical care, but get in depth. After class, they observed in the emergency room, or did rotations in various hospital departments. And, of course, they learned the latest in CPR as Dr. Safar did his research at the hospital, and later at the institute he founded, the International Resuscitation Research Center (now the University of Pittsburgh Safar Center for Resuscitation Research). For Dr. Safar, it was personal: the year before, in 1966, his own 12-year-old daughter had died from an asthma attack. Read More

Monday, May 23, 2016

Show Notes 05-19-2016

Sunday Show 05-19-16

Blue lives matter display defaced at Dartmouth College
A display at Dartmouth College honoring law enforcement officers was removed Friday and replaced with Black Lives Matter signs after just one day, members of the Dartmouth College Republicans said.
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Saved by fate, classmate of 43 missing Mexican students seeks asylum in U.S.
Carmelo Ramirez Morales could very well have been the 44th missing student from the Iguala, Mexico kidnapping a year and a half ago, had fate not intervened.
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Michelle Obama: “So many communities are becoming play deserts
At a summit by the Aspen Institute’s Project Play, first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday that some U.S. communities are “play deserts,” because they don’t have sufficient opportunities for kids to participate in sports and other outdoor activities, compared to wealthy communities.
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Federal Judge clears US Border Patrol agent of fatal shooting in 2011
A federal judge has found that a U.S. Border Patrol agent was justified in the 2011 fatal shooting of a suspect who was caught in the line of fire while fleeing in southern Arizona.
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New forfeiture bill would help keep cops from simply taking peoples stuff
A bipartisan group of Congressmen are calling for the passage of the “Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures (DUE PROCESS) Act”.
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Oklahoma governor vetoes bill criminalizing performing abortions 
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation to make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the state.
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Mississippi superintendent backtracks on transgender policy
Under fire from the governor and many Republican legislators, the Mississippi Department of Education now says it won't follow new federal guidance on use of bathrooms and locker rooms by transgender students.
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USDA awards 740k program to improve fruit shopping practices of adolescents
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Thursday six universities have been awarded nearly $3.8 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for programs designed to help fight obesity.
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Friday, May 20, 2016

Show Notes 05-19-2016

Thursday Show 05-19-16

News Analysis: Sorry, We Don’t Take Obamacare
Amy Moses and her circle of self-employed small-business owners were supporters of President Obama and the Affordable Care Act. They bought policies on the newly created New York State exchange. But when they called doctors and hospitals in Manhattan to schedule appointments, they were dismayed to be turned away again and again with a common refrain: "We don't take Obamacare,"
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Scientists Seek To Bring Dead Brains Back To Life
Indian researchers are embarking on a study to try to literally revive the brain dead. A person is both medically and legally dead when the brain stops working, an irreversible condition known as brain death.
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Montana justices shut down immigration law
The en banc Montana Supreme Court struck down a voter-approved provision that denied state services like unemployment benefits and student financial aid to illegal immigrants.
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The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798
Resolved, That the several States composing, the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government; but that, by a compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United States, and of amendments thereto, they constituted a general government for special purposes,
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Security guard arrested for removing man from womens' bathroom
A female security guard working at a Washington, D.C. grocery store was arrested Monday afternoon for physically escorting a man out of the women’s restroom after he refused to leave because he identifies as a woman.
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Across America state officials are rebelling against Obama's transgender bathroom decree
Across America, local and state officials are pushing back very strongly against the Obama administration’s decree concerning transgender use of school bathrooms and locker rooms.
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Show Notes 05-15-2016

Sunday Show 05-15-16

U.S. Has Lost 191,000 Mining Industry Jobs Since September 2014
The United States has lost approximately 191,000 jobs in the mining industry since September 2014 including approximately 7,000 that were lost in April, according to data published today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
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Right-Wing Hindus in India Are Calling Donald Trump the ‘Lone Protector of Mankind’
At a campaign rally in Delaware three weeks ago, presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump chose to attack American outsourcing by affecting a cruel caricature of an Indian accent, to the delight of his supporters.
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Wendy’s moves to self-service ordering as minimum wage rises
Investor’s Business Daily reported Wednesday that fast food chain Wendy’s will be expanding the use of self-service kiosks in response to the rising minimum wage: Wendy’s said that self-service ordering kiosks will be made available across its 6,000-plus restaurants in the second half of the year as minimum wage hikes and a tight labor market push up wages.
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ICE Agent Commits Suicide in NYC; Leaves Note Revealing Gov't Plans to Round-up & DISARM Americans During Economic & Bank Collapse
After writing a lengthy suicide note exposing terrifying plans the government has for American citizens, a US Customs Agent walked onto a pier in NYC and blew his brains out.
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Hidden Microphones Exposed As Part of Government Surveillance Program In The Bay Area
Hidden microphones that are part of a clandestine government surveillance program that has been operating around the Bay Area has been exposed. Imagine standing at a bus stop, talking to your friend and having your conversation recorded without you knowing.  It happens all the time, and the FBI doesn’t even need a warrant to do it.
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They can take away our Troops but not our Patriotism
The U.S. Army has the fewest number of active duty soldiers since WWII, at 479,172 which is more than 16,500 troops less than last year. The plan, which was unveiled last July, is to get the number of active soldiers down to 460,000 by 2017 and 450,000 by the end of 2018.
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Crowds line street to honor Us Navy Officer
Crowds of supporters, including retired Navy officers and families, lined the streets of the Southern California military town of Coronado on Friday to honor the Navy SEAL shot and killed by Islamic State fighters in Iraq.
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Shoot don't shoot: rules of engagement confuse US forces
Despite heavy redactions in a 700-page Pentagon report that addresses continued confusion among U.S. special operators in Afghanistan on the rules of engagement, a Pentagon spokesman brushed off questions, saying the ROEs are as “clear as they can be right now for those forces,” according to a new report in Joseph Farah’s G2 Bulletin.
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Syrian refugees sneaked into communities nationwide
About 100 Syrian refugees are being placed in a small city in Vermont, the home of socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, and they are not getting an altogether warm welcome. In fact, when some residents of Rutland, Vermont, found out about the secretly negotiated deal to seed their community with migrants from a Middle Eastern hotbed of Sunni radicalism, they were livid.
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Saturday, May 14, 2016

Show Notes 05-12-2016

Thursday Show 05-12-16

Pamela Geller: In the Year Since the First Islamic State Attack on American Soil, These Muslims Confirmed ‘the War Has Just Begun’
May 3rd was the first anniversary of the Islamic State’s first attack in the homeland. Just a couple of short months later, in response to the Chattanooga jihadi who slaughtered four Marines, one Navy officer said: “The War Has Just Begun. More to Come.”
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FBI INSTRUCTS HIGH SCHOOLS TO INFORM ON “ANTI-GOVERNMENT” STUDENTS
A new FBI initiative based on Britain’s “anti-terror” mass surveillance program instructs high schools across America to inform on students who express “anti-government” and “anarchist” political beliefs.
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Exclusive: Say goodbye to OPEC, powerful Putin pal predicts
Internal differences are killing OPEC and its ability to influence the markets has all but evaporated, top Russian oil executive Igor Sechin told Reuters in some of his harshest remarks ever about the oil cartel.
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Russia to test unstoppable 'Satan 2' stealth nuke capable of wiping out an ENTIRE NATION
Russia is preparing to test-fire a nuclear weapon which is so powerful it could reportedly destroy a whole country in seconds. The "Satan 2" missile is rumoured to be the most powerful ever designed and is equipped with stealth technology to help it dodge enemy radar systems.
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Syrian Refugee ‘Surge’ to U.S. in April: 440 Muslims, 10 Yazidis, 1 Christian
An online gun auction website yanked George Zimmerman's ad to sell the pistol he used to kill unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, saying it wanted no part in the deal, but a second site offered to post it.
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Germans to eat 'Erdogan-Burgers' again despite threats
The German manager of a burger bar in Cologne will start selling "Erdogan-Burgers" again, despite closing for three days because of threats, he told the BBC.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-36266108

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Show Notes 05-08-2016

Sunday Show 05-08-16 

Obama Administration Admits They Lied About Iran Deal, 'Ventriloquized' The Media
Many Americans look at the pathological lies of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump and wonder quietly to themselves how we reached this point.
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Obama embraces Transgender Moms in Mother's day decree
In his 2016 Mother’s Day proclamation, President Obama included a new class of mothers in his announcement: transgenders.
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Uber conquered taxis. Now it's going after everything else
There’s no shortage of companies claiming to be the Uber of their industry, whether it’s food delivery, flowers, mattresses or medicinal marijuana.
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Black cadets cause West Point stir with raised fists
The prestigious West Point military academy has opened an inquiry after 16 black female cadets posed for a photo with fists raised in militant style.
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Passenger thinks Penn prof doing math is 'terrorist;' flight delayed
An olive-complexioned, curly-haired University of Pennsylvania economics professor was deeply focused while scribbling an algebraic equation Thursday night, waiting aboard an American Airlines flight scheduled to take off from Philadelphia to Syracuse, N.Y.
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Title IX
Title IX is a portion of the United States Education Amendments of 1972, Public Law No. 92-318, 86 Stat. 235 (June 23, 1972), codified at 20 U.S.C. §§ 1681–1688, co-authored and introduced by Senator Birch Bayh; it was renamed the Patsy Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act in 2002, after its late House co-author and sponsor.
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The Mother of Title IX: Patsy Mink
Patsy Mink was one of the principal authors of the Education Amendments of 1972, largely referred to as Title IX, which was later renamed the Patsy T. Mink Equal Opportunity in Education Act, after her death in 2002.
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Two New York college students who claimed to be victims of racist attack expelled
Two black female college students who claimed to be victims of an assault by a group of white men and women reportedly were expelled from the University at Albany.
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Father-daughter school dance canceled after complaints
A father-daughter dance organized to raise funds for a elementary school's Parent Teacher Organization has been canceled.
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Alabama House Passes Bill to Keep Abortion Clinics Away From Schools, Clinic Plans to Sue
The Alabama House of Representatives passed a bill on Wednesday that would ban abortion clinics from operating “within 2,000 feet of the property or campus of a public school.” The bill is now on Republican Governor Robert Bentley’s desk and if he signs it, the law will be challenged by the ACLU and a Huntsville abortion clinic.
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GREAT-GRANDMA, 80, GUNS DOWN INTRUDER AFTER CROWBAR BEATING
An 80-year-old great-grandmother shot and killed a home intruder after he beat her husband with a crowbar.
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Liberty Counsel President: ‘I’m Taking a Glock .45 to the Ladies Room’
Liberty Counsel President Anita Staver tweeted recently that she’s taking “a Glock .45 to the ladies room” to protect herself against men who may use recent LGBT laws allowing people to use restrooms according to their gender identity.
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