Tuesday, September 04, 2012

Show Notes: 09-02-2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 9/2/12

This link brings you to a list of the fallen soldiers of Seal Team Six
http://weaselzippers.us/2011/08/09/photos-of-the-fallen-americans-killed-aboard-seal-team-6-helicopter-in-afghanistan/

Navy SEAL Author Rejects the Pentagon's Legal Threat

Former Navy SEAL Matt Bissonnette is going to tell his version of events surrounding the death of Osama bin Laden, even if the Pentagon sues him for every last penny.
http://www.theatlanticwire.com/politics/2012/08/navy-seal-author-rejects-pentagons-legal-threat/56433/

The Start of World War ll

At 4:45 on the morning of September 1, 1939 (the morning following the staged attack), German troops entered Poland. The sudden, immense attack by the Germans was called a Blitzkrieg ("lightening war").
http://history1900s.about.com/od/worldwarii/a/wwiistarts.htmhtt

V-J Day
On August 14, 1945, it was announced that Japan had surrendered unconditionally to the Allies, effectively ending World War II. Since then, both August 14 and August 15 have been known as "Victory over Japan Day," or simply "V-J Day."
http://www.history.com/topics/v-j-day

Best known V-J Day kiss
The best-known kiss that day appeared in V–J day in Times Square, one of the most famous photographs ever published by Life. It was shot on August 14, 1945, shortly after the announcement by President Truman occurred and people began to gather in celebration.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Victory_over_Japan_Day

Obama gets most retweets of the GOP convention
Twitter reports today that the most retweeted message of the Republican National Convention was the tongue-in-cheek response of President Obama's campaign to actor Clint Eastwood's odd routine with an empty chair and an "invisible" Obama.
http://content.usatoday.com/communities/theoval/post/2012/09/obama-tweet-chair-gop-romney-eastwood/1?csp=34news#.UEWVYKAvnKc

Teachers, students in one Alabama city told to fight back if facing violent intruder

Police have a new method for dealing with armed attackers who get inside school buildings in Tuscaloosa: They're teaching educators and students to fight back.
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/09/02/teachers-students-in-one-alabama-city-told-to-fight-back-if-facing-violent/

Oil companies retake nearly 400 platforms in gulf

Energy companies have reoccupied nearly 400 of the production platforms in the Gulf of Mexico that were abandoned in advance of Hurricane Isaac, a federal agency said Saturday, though offshore oil production still remains almost entirely shut down
http://seattletimes.com/html/businesstechnology/2019045526_apusisaacoilproduction.html

Congress Investigates WH Taxpayer-Funded Payoffs to MSNBC’s Olbermann, Maddow
Still unsure where all of the president’s $831 billion dollars in stimulus went? So are a lot of Americans, including a House committee currently demanding records on half a million dollars in phony MSNBC ad buys the White House procured to promote job opportunities that did not exist. http://conservativeread.com/congress-investigates-wh-taxpayer-funded-payoffs-to-msnbcs-olbermann-maddow/

US halts some Afghan forces training after recent string of attacks
The U.S. military has halted the training of Afghan government-backed militias for at least a month to give the Americans time to redo the vetting of new recruits after a string of attacks by Afghan soldiers and police on their international allies, officials said Sunday. http://www.foxnews.com/world/2012/09/02/us-halts-some-afghan-forces-training-after-recent-string-attacks/#ixzz25XhFc8FF

Florida homeowners plagued by flock of federally protected vultures
Florida homeowners plagued by flock of federally protected vultures.When birds of a feather flock together, it's a major headache for Dave and Judy Harting -- but there's nothing the Florida homeowners can do about the gang of federally protected vultures that have overstayed their welcome.
http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/09/02/new-homeowners-in-florida-plagued-by-gang-federally-protected-vultures/#ixzz25Xhuu35H

Texas Mayor Said Killed by Rare Donkey Attack
The mayor of a South Texas town appears to have been attacked and killed by a 500-pound donkey, according to the Associated Press.
http://www.livescience.com/22830-mayor-donkey-attack.html