Monday, August 31, 2015

Show Notes 08-30-15

Sunday show 08-30-15

Marijuana bars, budtender, growing trend at weddings
These newlyweds are going to pot. John Elledge and Whitney Alexander’s wedding earlier this month in Oregon featured a smoke tent – complete with 13 different strains of marijuana that guests could sample with the help of a budtender.
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Hillary for prison signs keep getting stolen in the Hamptons
This Hamptonite wants Hillary Rodham Clinton behind bars — and had to put his signs saying so behind an electric fence. Andy Sabin’s first “Hillary for Prison 2016” signs lasted little more than a day before they were stolen from in front of his Amagansett home last week. So Sabin took steps to make sure the placards were secure.
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Christian movie among best ever
Actress Karen Abercrombie as Miss Clara in “War Room,” the new, Christian film – yes, a Christian film! – from the Kendrick brothers (makers of “Fireproof” and “Facing the Giants”), is an absolute revelation.
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When the wells run dry: California drought forcing some families to live in 'Third-World-type conditions'
Looking for water to flush his toilet, Tino Lozano pointed a garden hose at some buckets in the bare dirt of his yard. It's his daily ritual now in a community built by refugees from Oklahoma's Dust Bowl. But only a trickle came out; then a drip, then nothing more.
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Foes dive for discarded records in abortion clinic dumpsters
The scene in front of abortion clinics is often tense, with clinic workers escorting patients past activists waving signs and taking photographs. But increasingly, another drama is unfolding out back. There, abortion opponents dig through the trash in search of patient information.
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Feds fighting to keep cash seized from person never charged with crime
Federal prosecutors are battling in court to keep $167,000 in cash seized in a 2013 traffic stop, despite the motorist never being charged in the incident and the Obama administration clamped down this spring on such asset seizures and forfeitures.
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Obamacare Mandate: Sterilize 15-Year-Old Girls for Free--Without Parental Consent
Thanks to an Obamacare regulation that took effect on Aug. 1, health care plans in Oregon will now be required to provide free sterilizations to 15- year-old girls even if the parents of those girls do not consent to the procedure.
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With new chip credit cards on way here's what consumers need to know
Instead of swiping our plastic, we'll be able to slide or dip our chip-equipped credit cards at chip-enabled terminals at the register. You might see the new way of doing things as soon as the next time you shop at Target or another big retailer.
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