Tuesday, December 02, 2014

Show Notes 11/30/2014

Sunday Show 11/30/14

Merry marijuana pot sellers woo holiday shoppers
From new marijuana strains for the holidays to gift sets and pot-and-pumpkin pies, the burgeoning marijuana industry in Colorado is scrambling to get a piece of the holiday shopping dollar.
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Dog takes bullet to save child's life in road rage shooting
A dog that was shot and killed Friday during a road rage incident outside an Atlanta strip mall is being credited with saving a child's life, witnesses say.
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Measuring evil; noted psychiatrist seeks tool to quantify wickedness
Is a “perp” who attempts to permanently scar a victim with a knife more or less depraved than one who forces a child to witness a murder? How evil would you rate a terrorist who targets civilians in comparison to a serial killer who picks victims according to their race or ethnicity?
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Opposition to Common Core spurs jump in homeschooling
The home-schooling boom is getting a new push due to opposition to Common Core, the controversial national education standard that some parents claim is using their children’s public school lessons to push a political agenda, according to critics of the Washington-backed curriculum.h
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Feds Spend $50k to Develop 'User-Friendly, Low-Cost, and Portable' Electronic Tongue
The National Science Foundation has awarded a $50,000 grant to the University of Massachusetts Lowell to develop an electronic tongue to test water and beverages.
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Nearly $1 million in DOE time clocks gather dust
Always Investigating recently uncovered excessive overtime by city and state workers, then time card fraud at TheBus. Now, another discovery of wasted time, but not in a way you might expect.
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Health Care Group Offers ‘7 Reasons Not to Enroll in Obamacare’
The Citizens’ Council for Health Freedom (CCHF) is giving Americans seven reasons why they should not sign up for Obamacare when the three-month open enrollment period begins on November 15th.
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Forget winter blues, beware of winter munchies
My wife says that she always knows when we will have a very cold winter. The way she determines this is by noticing the animals – especially squirrels and foxes – will start eating more and fatten themselves up before the full force of winter comes.
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Feds review plan to let homosexuals to donate blood
Homosexual activists, with support from the blood banking community, appear to be winning their campaign to scrap the three-decade-old FDA rule barring men who have sex with other men (MSM) from donating blood.
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