Sunday, April 08, 2012

Show Notes: 04-08-2012

Links for Uncooperative Radio Show
Easter Sunday 04/08/12

A Prayer for Easter

A Prayer for Passover

Take this bus if your off the wagon
In a city where partying has gone mobile, from minibuses equipped with stripper poles to Jacuzzi limos, now comes a curbside service to treat those massive hangovers. According to a new Las Vegas website,, a fleet of tour buses is already rolling, with stops at major casinos.

President Obama says Jesus knew doubt
At an Easter Prayer Breakfast he hosted for Christian clergy at the White House on Wednesday, President Barack Obama said Jesus "knew doubt" and had "doubts”—a view some Christian scholars have criticized.

Alaska with record snowfall
While winter is a distant memory for most Americans, it continues unabated in Anchorage, Alaska -- where a new bout of precipitation this weekend helped the city break its record for seasonal snowfall, at more than 133 inches (3.38 meters).

Easter Cops
West Palm Beach, Florida, police are going undercover as giant Easter bunnies. As morning commuter traffic slowed to a crawl earlier this week, motorists saw a bunny with a sign reading "Have a safe, hoppy holiday. Buckle up!" And through the large, netted eyes of the bunny costume's large head, the cop was watching them right back, making note of who had a seatbelt on and who didn't, so nearby officers could ticket them as part of the state's "Click it or ticket!" campaign.

How Property Rights Solve Problems
Should restaurants allow smoking or not? Should schools teach evolution or intelligent design or both? Should insurance companies cover contraception? Should I be able to take off my shoes in your living room?

Rep. Sandy Adams says Obama orders call for martial law
A White House order updating federal emergency powers has raised alarm among some conservative commentators, and U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams, that President Barack Obama is attempting to grab unconstitutional powers.

New video offers a glimpse inside federal agency's lavish Las Vegas conference
Congressional investigators are accusing the General Services Administration of violating its employee gift limit with rewards of iPods, digital cameras and other electronics, just as a video emerged of a lavish conference that shows employees drinking and making jokes about wasteful spending.