Tuesday, December 22, 2015

Show Notes 12-20-15

Sunday show 12-20-15

Everything you need to know: December solstice 2015
Because Earth doesn’t orbit upright, but is instead tilted on its axis by 23-and-a-half degrees, Earth’s Northern and Southern Hemispheres trade places in receiving the sun’s light and warmth most directly.
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State Dept Official: We Don’t Prioritize Christian Syrian Refugees over Other Religions
A State Department official told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee on Thursday that the U.S. does not prioritize Christian Syrian refugees just because of their religion.
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Virginia School District Shuts Down After Backlash Over Islamic Assignment
After defending a Virginia teacher who made her students copy the Muslim statement of faith known as the shahada as part of a calligraphy assignment, Augusta County Schools shut down the entire school system Friday when a backlash erupted on social media.
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Kurt Russell to ‘The View': Founding Fathers Had ‘Very Strong Reason’ for Second Amendment
Friday on ABC’s “The View,” actor Kurt Russell explained his view on the reasoning for the Second Amendment, saying in part it was established by the Founding Fathers for certain protections of its people.
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German church celebrates Star Wars Sunday service
The force is strong in Berlin. A church in the German capital invited "Star Wars" fans to attend a special service Sunday themed on the sci-fi blockbuster in an attempt to attract more young people into the pews.
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Is Obama driving Mellennials toward hopelessness
Today’s young adults are much less likely to believe in the American Dream than were young adults in 1986, and analysts have attributed this surge in pessimism to factors such as wage stagnation, mounting college debt and the economic damage caused by the Great Recession.
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Rape threats, death threats, and finally 'swatting
Think online gaming is all fun and games? Think again.In an investigative piece for Full Measure, Jon Humbert with KOMO in Seattle reported on the dark side of gaming.
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Judge: No evidence of crimes in Planned Parenthood videos
Recordings secretly made by an anti-abortion group at meetings of abortion providers do not show criminal activity and could put the providers at risk, a federal judge said Friday, citing the recent shooting at a Colorado Planned Parenthood clinic.
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