Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Show Notes 02/16/2014

Sunday Show 2/16/14

The Hartford Convention: War for State’s Rights or Federalist Effort to Overthrow the Government?The Hartford Convention was an event spanning from December 15, 1814–January 4, 1815 in the United States during the War of 1812 in which New England’s opposition to the war reached the point where secession from the United States was discussed. discussed.

Groupon promo pays tribute to 'President Hamilton'
More than 200 years after Alexander Hamilton’s death, an online coupon company has given the Founding Father a historic promotion. Deal website Groupon launched a Presidents Day tie-in of $10 off when customers purchase a $40 coupon for a local business.

The Rise of the Global Tea Party Movement
Breitbart's Tony Lee wrote that the "glocalaization" of the Tea Party movement has put the "Party of Davos" on alert even though such movements--and its leaders like Sarah Palin--have been constantly dismissed by those in the political and media establishment who are most threatened by it:

Russian reconnaissance satellite to hit earth Sunday
Portions of Russia’s defunct Kosmos-1220 satellite will come crashing back to the planet on Sunday following a fiery, uncontrolled descent through the Earth’s atmosphere, Russian officials said.

Ohio National Guard Training Envisions Right-Wing Terrorism
The ONG 52nd Civil Support Team training scenario involved a plot from local school district employees to use biological weapons in order to advance their beliefs about “protecting Gun Rights and Second Amendment rights.”


Deluge: Now 44 Times More TV Coverage of Christie's Traffic Scandal Than in Last Six Months on IRS
In less than 48 hours, ABC, CBS and NBC deluged viewers with coverage of Chris Christie's traffic jam scandal, devoting a staggering 88 minutes to the story. In comparison, these same news outlets over the last six months have allowed a scant two minutes for the latest on Barack Obama's Internal Revenue Service scandal.