Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Show Notes: 08-5-2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 8/5/12

A Prayer for the day

Lord, May all that we do this day, from morning until night, begin with your inspiration, and
continue with your powerful help.

Record number of coal fired generators to be shut down

Facing declining demand for electricity and stiff federal environmental regulations, coal plant operators are planning to retire 175 coal-fired generators, or 8.5 percent of the total coal-fired capacity in the United States,according to an analysis by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

Shatner helps NASA rover to boldly go to Mars

A NASA rover is preparing to boldly go to the surface of Mars and the landing has been explained in a video by original Star Trek actor William Shatner.

Fewer Americans had jobs in July

There were 195,000 fewer people employed in the United States in July than in June, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as the national unemployment rate ticked up from 8.2 percent to 8.3 percent.

Napolitano: Terroist enter US from Mexico from time to time

Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano told Congress last week that terrorists intending to harm the American people enter the U.S. from Mexico “from time to time."

Report: cites killings blamed on non-deported illegals

The Obama administration released illegal immigrants who went on to commit more crimes, including charges of 19 murders, 3 attempted murders and 142 sex crimes, the House Judiciary Committee said in a report Tuesday.

Border controls are back in Europe

Somewhere in America, Barbara Boxer is weeping. The California senator’s version of the Highway Bill (S.1813, also known as MAP-21) which passed the senate and seemed destined to become law, has been dropped in favor of a rival bill that President Obama will sign into law today.