Monday, July 15, 2013

Show Notes 07/14/2013

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 07/14/2013

Justice Department says it will consider whether to file civil rights charges in Zimmerman case
The Justice Department says it is looking into the shooting death of Trayvon Martin to determine whether federal prosecutors should file criminal civil rights charges now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted in the state case.

Military spending millions to protect gophers while workers go on furlough
A total of 650,000 civilian employees are now being furloughed at U.S. military bases in response to sequester cuts -- but the Department of Defense is still spending millions to protect fuzzy critters.

New movement spreads “impeach Obama” message
There’s a new grass-roots movement developing across the country that likely isn’t going to mean good news for President Obama. The folks at Overpasses For Obama’s Impeachment are staging protests on those freeway overpasses across the country, calling for impeachment.

Summary of President Obama gun proposals
President Obama has unveiled a plan to address gun violence in the nation. The initiative consists of 23 executive actions and three presidential memoranda, most of which will require congressional approval. Many parts of the plan may have significant effects on states.