Saturday, December 13, 2014

Show Notes 12/11/2014

Thursday Show 12/11/14

US torture report “full of crap” says ex-VP Cheney
Former US Vice President Dick Cheney on Wednesday blasted the Senate report detailing torture of "war on terror" detainees, calling it "terrible" and "full of crap.
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Mohammed ordered us to be kind even killing
Al-Qaeda’s Yemen-based affiliate, which on Saturday shot dead an American journalist and a South African teacher to prevent their rescue by U.S. Special Forces, wants the world to know that it opposes beheadings and other forms of brutality practiced by the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL).
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Security at US consulate in Benghazi in disarray prior to 2012 attacks
The guard force at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi was in such disarray prior to the 2012 terrorist attack that the security status there was described as an “emergency” just three hours before the assault that left four Americans dead, according to State Department emails.
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In a first, more Americans support gun rights than gun control poll finds
By a margin of 52 percent to 46 percent, Americans say protecting the rights of gun owners is more important than gun control, according to a survey by the Pew Research Center released Wednesday. It is the first time Pew found more support for gun ownership than gun control in more than two decades of surveys on the issue.
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Detriot to emerge from historic bankruptcy Wednesday
Detroit's historic Chapter 9 bankruptcy ended Wednesday, marking an end to Kevyn Orr's tenure as emergency manager as the city enters a "new chapter," as Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder (R) put it.
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Police demonstrations inspire new protest songs
Stop. Hey, what's that sound? Protest songs are taking their place alongside chants of "I can't breathe" and "Hands up, don't shoot" as demonstrators raise their voices to condemn the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of police.
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