Show Notes 01-24-16
New Mexico rancher renounces Federal grazing contract at Bundy event
A rancher from New Mexico renounced his U.S. Forest Service grazing contract at an event held by an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to protest federal land use policies.
Shutdown: House Will Hold No Votes This Week Because of Storm That Has Passed
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has announced that the U.S. House of Representatives is postponing votes it had expected to hold on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week and will not hold votes until Monday, Feb. 1--as a result of the heavy snowstorm that hit Washington, D.C. on Friday and Saturday.
Girls basketball team gets booted from league for being to good
A Minnesota youth basketball team has been ejected from a league for being too good and now the coach, parents and players are crying foul.
WH: 'We've Gone to Great Lengths...to Shut Down the Flow of Arms' Between US, Mexico
"We've been quite concerned about the ease with which arms...tend to flow across the border between the United States and Mexico," White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday.
Request to delay January release of Clinton emails blames snow, Republicans say ask political, tied to early primaries
The State Department is asking a federal court for a one-month extension for the January 29 release of emails from former agency secretary Hillary Clinton, citing in part problems from this weekend’s snow storm and sparking outrage from Republicans about the delay influencing early voting in the White House race.
BENGHAZI STORY HILLARY CLINTON DOESN'T WANT YOU TO KNOW
New York Times bestselling author Aaron Klein’s book, “The REAL Benghazi Story: What the White House and Hillary Don’t Want You to Know,” is a groundbreaking investigative work that finally exposes some of the most significant issues related to the murderous attack – information with current national security implications.
Blizzard Conditions Shut Down D.C., But Check Out The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier…Washington, D.C. is shut down as a winter storm continued to cover the nation’s capital in snow. But as the winds pick up speed and the snow piles up, the men who guard the Tomb of the Unknown never stop keeping watch.
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
On Memorial Day, 1921, four unknowns were exhumed from four World War I American cemeteries in France. U.S. Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger, who was wounded in combat, highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Medal in "The Great War, the war to end all wars," selected the Unknown Soldier of World War I from four identical caskets at the city hall in Chalons-sur-Marne, France, Oct. 24, 1921.
FBI belies Air Force claim that open carry stops shooters
FBI data on the number of active shootings thwarted by armed citizens appears to contradict an Air Force argument for authorizing off-duty airman to open-carry and conceal-carry weapons while on base.
H. RES. 569
Condemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States. Whereas the victims of anti-Muslim hate crimes and rhetoric have faced physical, verbal, and emotional abuse because they were Muslim or believed to be Muslim.
‘Act of God’: Ayatollah Claims Divine Intervention Led to US Sailors' Detention at Gunpoint
“An act of God” was responsible for U.S. Navy sailors entering Iranian waters, leading to their arrest at gunpoint, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday told Islamic Revolu-tionary Guard Corps (IRGC) members who detained the Americans.
Refugee crisis as seen from Davos
The influx of refugees into Europe and how countries can deal with the crisis was a major topic at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. Still, the grand plan remains elusive.