Saturday, April 16, 2016

Show Notes 04-14-16

Thursday Show 04-14-16

This group helps the poor, the hungry, and the wretched outcasts
Millions of people in 118 countries are helped by the Salvation Army, founded by William Booth, who was born April 10, 1829. At the age of 13, Booth was sent to apprentice as a pawnbroker.
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Crony Capitalists, Local Pols, and Refugee Resettlement
It took a heroic local news anchor from Fargo, North Dakota to expose the fact that crony capitalists have banded together in a "nonprofit" foundation to bribe the political classes of small U.S. cities to support and promote "refugee resettlement" in their cities.
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Venezuela energy crisis: President tells women to stop using hairdryers and go with 'natural' style to save electricity
The President of Venezuela has urged women to stop using hairdryers and offered alternative styling tips as the country’s energy crisis continues. Nicolas Maduro has announced a decree giving state employees Fridays off for two months as part of measures to offset a crippling electricity shortage.
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Happy 273rd birthday Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson would have been 273 years old on Wednesday, April 13. For most Americans, Jefferson’s birthday is a day of celebration. But for many writers and activists, the day Jefferson entered this world is a day of shame.
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Greece sells country's largest port to China
China has described a deal to sell Greece’s biggest port to Chinese shipping group COSCO as a “win-win” for both countries.
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Worlds largest coal company files for bankruptcy
Peabody, the largest privately owned coal mining company in the world, is just the latest of its competitors to file for bankruptcy since last year, joining Alpha Natural Resources Inc., Patriot Coal Corp. and Arch Coal Inc.
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A tale about taxes
The other day I met a friend who is a large stockholder in General Motors, and he told me a story. A few weeks before, his son had used somewhat excessive strength on the mixing valve in his bathroom and broke the handle off.
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Government spends nearly 3 million encouraging Gen Y to eat fruit
The federal government has spent nearly $3 million on a web-based intervention study that aims to have young adults increase their intake of fruits and vegetables.
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