Friday, August 31, 2012

Show Notes: 08-30-2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Thursday 8/30/12

Fla.’s Graham to Newsmax: We May Have Another Hanging-Chad-Like Controversy

With Florida once again expected to play a critical role in the upcoming presidential election, former Gov. and Sen. Bob Graham warned Newsmax.TV that the nation should brace for the possibility of a “strong second act” of another hanging chad-like controversy courtesy of The Sunshine State.
http://www.newsmax.com/Newsfront/Bob-Graham-Florida-election/2012/08/26/id/449779

Federal Court rules against Texas voter ID

Texas' top attorney told Fox News his state will appeal to the Supreme Court after a federal panel of judges on Thursday rejected the Texas law requiring voters to present photo IDs before casting a ballot.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2012/08/30/federal-court-rules-against-texas-voter-id-law/?test=latestnews#ixzz254S33ZX4

Fort Hood suspect explains beard to Judge
The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage has told a judge that he grew a beard because his Muslim faith requires it.
http://www.military.com/daily-news/2012/08/30/fort-hood-suspect-explains-beard-to-judge.html?comp=7000023467940&rank=2

US Troops Build 'Alamos'

Against Insider Attacks U.S. military units have resorted to building hardened safe rooms, or what they call "Alamos," to protect themselves from potential attacks from the soldiers and police officers they are training, according to a report from Stars & Stripes.
http://www.military.com/daily-news/2012/08/30/us-troops-build-alamos-against-insider-attacks.html

Chocolate may lower risk stroke in men

Chocolate – often touted for aiding heart health – may have another benefit up its sleeve.Men who eat a moderate amount of chocolate per week can possibly lower their risk of stroke, according to new research published in the journal Neurology.
http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/08/30/chocolate-may-lower-risk-stroke-in-men/?test=latestnews#ixzz254UC2WfE

As GOP Protests Fizzle, Occupy Movement Turns Attention to DNC

From a protester standpoint at the Republican National Convention it appeared at times as if nobody but Ron Paul supporters showed up. That, however, is not the entire story. http://www.newsmax.com/Advertise/Convention-Protests/2012/08/30/id/450407

Wasserman Schultz and Sandra Fluke make their presence felt at the RNC

While most in politics allow Democrats and Republicans to tell their own story at their respective conventions, outspoken Democratic Florida Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz decided she couldn’t let Republicans be have their day in Tampa.
http://www.humanevents.com/2012/08/30/wasserman-schultz-and-sandra-fluke-make-their-presence-felt-at-the-rnc/

Accused illegal gun seller Terri Reese still awaiting bail release

A member of a gun dealer family jailed since last August for conducting alleged sales to straw purchasers has had her bail release delayed due to procedural documentation requirements, Gun Rights Examiner has learned.
http://www.examiner.com/article/accused-illegal-gun-seller-terri-reese-still-awaiting-bail-release