Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Show Notes 08/03/2014

Sunday Show 8/3/14

Faith of nation's forefathers celebrated at Plymouth
The unique American experiment is being celebrated at the spot where the Pilgrims landed in 1620. It’s the 125th anniversary of the National Monument to the Forefathers, which the Plymouth Rock Foundation is commemorating with a series of special events this week, concluding Saturday.
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Marvel comics makes Thor thunder Goddess
Thor is now a Goddess of Thunder. Marvel Comics announced this month that the hammer-wielding Norse superhero will be a woman in upcoming comic book issues. Marvel was thin on details explaining the switch, but said in a press release that "no longer is the classic male hero able to hold the mighty hammer."
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Netanyahu warns US not to ever second guess me again
Following the quick collapse of the cease-fire in Gaza, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told the White House not to force a truce with Palestinian militants on Israel.
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Sockdolager
A "sockdolager" is a knock-down blow. This is a newspaper reporter’s captivating story of his unforgettable encounter with the old "Bear Hunter" from Tennessee. From "The Life of Colonel David Crockett", by Edward S. Ellis (Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, 1884)
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Education in Colonial America
Mr. Peterson is Headmaster of The Pilgrim Academy, Egg Harbor City, New Jersey. He teaches economics and is constantly in search of ways to support and defend the principle of voluntarism in education.
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Federal court upholds Florida law in “Doc's vs Glock's case
The suit, brought in part by the Florida chapters of the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American Academy of Pediatrics, had won an injunction by a lower court in what became known popularly as the “Docs vs. Glocks” case.
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