Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Show Notes 04/21/2013

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 04/21/2013

Special guest: Allen Scholl Executive Director of Freedom Project Education
Freedom Project Education is rooted firmly in Judeo-Christian values, FPE’s live, online school offers a classical education for students from Kindergarten through High School, an education similar to that received by America’s Founding Fathers, promoting liberty, citizenship, and independent thinking.

Background check plan in trouble as Dems call votes on gun bill
The Senate on Wednesday defeated a vital background check amendment seen as the linchpin to Democrats' gun control bill, dealing a major setback to President Obama -- who lashed out at opponents in unusually blunt terms during remarks from the Rose Garden.

Kerry 'Not Aware' of State Dept. Impeding Congressional Probe Into Benghazi
Secretary of State John Kerry reminded the House Foreign Affairs Committee Wednesday that he was "on the other side of the podium" when U.S. interests came under attack in Benghazi on Sept. 11, 2012, and he said if the State Department is trying to impede the committee's investigation into embassy security, he's "not aware" of it.

Reversing policy: US will sell Israel aerial refueling planes
US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will finalize a huge arms deal with Israel during his visit starting Saturday, under which Israel will for the first time be permitted to purchase US aerial refueling planes and other ultra-sophisticated military equipment that could prove vital to any Israel strike against Iran’s nuclear facilities.

Yuan reaches record high against US dollar
The yuan reached a record high yesterday as the central bank fixed its midpoint against the US dollar at the strongest level ever That sparked anticipation of further appreciation this year and stoked inflationary pressure on the mainland and Hong Kong.