Sunday Show 9/21/14
Upton Sinclair was born in Baltimore, Maryland. His family came from a ruined Southern aristocracy family. His father, Upton Beall Sinclair, was a liquor salesman and an alcoholic – he drank himself to death. Priscilla Harden, Sinclair's mother, came from a relatively wealthy family – one of her sisters was married to a millionaire. She hated alcohol and did not even drink coffee or tea.
New Executive Order -- Combating Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria
Section 1. Policy. The discovery of antibiotics in the early 20th century fundamentally transformed human and veterinary medicine. Antibiotics save millions of lives each year in the United States and around the world.
Christian Artist, Lecrae, Tops Charts at #1
Lecrae, a self-proclaimed Christian, is a leading voice amongst Christian artists in today’s popular culture, and according to his bio, he has “released six bestselling albums and two mixtapes, won a Grammy award in the process and landed a global distribution deal with Red Distribution/Sony Music for the record label he co-owns, Reach Records.”
Federal Judge Envisions 'Rape License' for 'Right to Rape'
Judge Richard Posner advocated issuance of a "license to rape" in a 2011 book he wrote. Posner contradicts the presupposition that it's always wrong for a man to rape a woman. This idea, according to Posner in his 2011 book "Economic Analysis of the Law" (8th edition), is evidently an equally archaic tradition that, like the institution of natural marriage, needs a significant overhaul.
Oklahoma Judge dismisses Ten Commandments lawsuit
The privately funded Ten Commandments monument on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol does not violate the state constitution and can stay there, an Oklahoma County judge said Friday in a ruling that attorneys who filed the lawsuit vowed to appeal to the state Supreme Court.
HHS Spending Millions to Stockpile Ventilators in Case of 'Public Health Emergency'
The Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday it is spending almost $14 million over three years to develop "low-cost, user-friendly ventilators" that can be stockpiled in case of a "pandemic or other public health emergency."
Anti-Religion Group & Satanic Temple to Distribute Materials in Public Schools
Despite their continued verbal commitment to keeping religious materials out of public schools, both the Satanic Temple and The Freedom From Religion Foundation have publicly announced plans to disseminate printed information among public school students in Orange County, Florida.
Windham School Board rejects, then accepts Constitution booklets
The School Board first rejected a gift of copies of the U.S. Constitution, then reversed course hours later. Former Windham resident John Grieco offered the school district 2,800 copies of the Constitution Tuesday night, in advance of Constitution Day Wednesday. Last year, the School Board accepted 2,841 booklets from Grieco, whose granddaughter attends Windham High School.
High school cheerleaders defy prayer ban at football games
For many on the Oneida High School cheerleading squad, faith has always gone hand and hand with Friday night football. “We need prayer for so many reasons especially in our community now and the troubles we face every day,” said junior Kayla King.
Federal Immigration and Nationality Act
"Any person who . . . encourages or induces an alien to . . . reside . . . knowing or in reckless disregard of the fact that such . . . residence is . . . in violation of law, shall be punished as provided . . . for each alien in respect to whom such a violation occurs . . . fined under title 18 . . . imprisoned not more than 5 years, or both."