Saturday, May 03, 2014

Show Notes 05/01/2014

Thursday Show 5/1/14

National Day of Prayer
In 1775 the Continental Congress allocated a time for prayer in forming a new nation. Over the years, there have been calls for a day of prayer, including from President Abraham Lincoln in 1863.

What is May Day all about?
In the late 1800s, workers in different parts of the world were fighting for the right to work no more than eight hours a day. At the time, it was common for them to have to work 11 hours or more each day. They chose May 1 as a time to protest in favor of a shorter workday.

DOJ now pressuring banks to refuse service to gun stores
For the past several months, the U.S. Department of Justice has been pressuring banks to refuse service to businesses the DOJ is targeting politically, such as gun stores, in a program entitled Operation Choke Point.

Iraq War Veteran reunited with bomb sniffing Military dog in Chicago
April 30, 2014: Sgt. Jason Bos was reunited with MWD Cila M389, a Labrador Retriever, at Chicago O'Hare International

Ranchers and Empire in the American West Mises Daily: by Ryan McMaken Part One
The militarized siege of a cattle ranch near Bunkerville, Nevada has drawn national attention as dozens of federal agents, armed with machine guns, sniper rifles, helicopters, and more, have descended on the ranch to seize cattle, people, and generally show everyone who’s boss.