Friday, August 30, 2013

Show Notes 08/29/2013

Show: Sunday 8/25/13

John Quincy Adams on Islam

Thomas More Law Center represents Veterans protesting confiscation of historic flag
Peter Parente, President of the United Veterans Memorial & Patriotic Association of New Rochelle, New York (“Veterans”) (UVMPA-NR) announced that UVMPA has retained the Thomas More Law Center (TMLC), a national public interest law firm based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, to regain the right to fly the historic Gadsden Flag under the Stars and Stripes.

Vietnam Veteran reunited with long lost dog tags
Lanny Martinson left a lot in Vietnam: parts of himself, both physical and emotional. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran lost his right leg in a minefield outside Khe Sanh in 1968.

Obama administration will not preempt state marijuana laws
The Obama administration on Thursday said it will not stand in the way of Colorado, Washington and other states where voters have supported legalizing marijuana either for medical or recreational use, as long as those states maintain strict rules involving distribution of the drug.

Gay spouses in all states can file joint taxes
Gay spouses in all U.S. states will be treated as married under federal tax law even if local authorities don’t recognize their marriages, in what gay-rights advocates are calling a victory.

NASA discovers hugh hidden canyon in Greenland
Data from a NASA airborne science mission reveals evidence of a large and previously unknown canyon hidden under a mile of Greenland ice.

Archaeological perserved named New Dark-Sky Park
In the northwestern corner of New Mexico, the Chaco Culture National Historical Park is famous for protecting the ruins of an ancient Pueblo settlement.