Tuesday, March 04, 2014

Show Notes 03/02/2014



Sunday Show 3/2/14

Iditarod sled dog race kicks off this weekend
The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race across Alaska kicks off this weekend as usual, after warm winter weather nearly prompted officials to move the start hundreds of miles north to Fairbanks for the first time in a decade.

Archbishop’s million-dollar retreat angers New Jersey faithful
Angry parishioners in New Jersey are withholding donations following reports that Newark Archbishop John Myers is building a pricey addition to his lavish retirement home.

Al Sharpton: 14 million wasted on phony IRS scandal
MSNBC’s “PoliticsNation” host Rev. Al Sharpton on Thursday complained that the government wasted $14 million investigating what he called the “phony” IRS scandal, adding that despite over a dozen congressional hearings and hundreds of employees responding to the probe, the investigation “turned up nothing.”


The US Supreme Court shoots down States rights for gun rights
Contending it is “fruitless” to expect that the federal government would rein in its own “lust” for tyranny, the instigator of a years-long conflict with Washington over the Interstate Commerce Clause says the battle is over.

Idaho house panel backs bill allowing guns on campus
A bill to allow students, staff and visitors to carry guns on Idaho's college campuses passed out of a legislative committee Friday afternoon, despite objections from students, multiple police chiefs and leaders of all eight of the state's public colleges.

Does staring at screens ruin your eyes?
We've all grown up thinking that sitting too close to the television is damaging to our eyes ... but that might not be the case.