Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Show Notes 10/03/2014

Sunday Show 10/3/14

Yom Kippur
Yom Kippur (the Day of Atonement) is one of two Jewish High Holy Days. The first High Holy Day is Rosh Hashanah (the Jewish New Year). Yom Kippur falls ten days after Rosh Hashanah on the 10th of Tishrei, which is a Hebrew month that correlates with September-October on the secular calendar.
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Walter Lippmann
Lippmann was a journalist, a media critic and an amateur philosopher who tried to reconcile the tensions between liberty and democracy in a complex and modern world, as in his 1920 book Liberty and the News. In 1913, Lippmann, Herbert Croly, and Walter Weyl became the founding editors of The New Republic magazine.
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Klayman files for deportation of Barack Obama
Larry Klayman, the former Justice Department lawyer and founder of Judicial Watch and Freedom Watch, is suing to get President Obama deported. Shipped out. Sent back. Removed.
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Small-town America rebels against 'police state' arsenal
John Whitehead, president of The Rutherford Institute, said he was contacted by a group of residents from Nampa, Idaho, and asked to urge their elected leaders to send the town’s military-grade equipment back where it belongs — to the Pentagon. Of particular concern is a mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle, or MRAP, acquired with grants from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
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Stand with Hong Kong
President Obama praised Hong Kong’s “open system” this week during a private meeting with China’s foreign minister. Unfortunately, Hong Kong doesn’t yet have an open system, and President Obama has been disconcertingly quiet about the fact that the Chinese government is shutting the door to the possibility of one.
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Denver school board refuses to drop curriculum review that promotes patriotism
Students and parents say they will renew protests Friday after a suburban Denver school board refused to back off a proposed review of a U.S. history course with a goal of promoting patriotism and downplaying disorder.
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Carey protest silent, just like cops who shot her
The family of the late Miriam Carey has now had to endure a year of silence from officials who have not said why she was shot dead by Secret Service agents and Capitol Police on Oct. 13, 2013.
A full year without a clear explanation of what happened and why.
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MOMS demand swatting
The injunction was a particularly colorful one, but the idea behind it, alas, is not as uncommon as one might wish. “I see you #opencarry with a gun in public,” a man named “joe villa” threatened earlier this week, “i’m calling the cops. psycho behaving erratic. make your day.” A translation for the more literate among us: “The law be damned; exercise your rights under the law and I’ll threaten your life.”
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