Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Show Notes 06-12-2016

Sunday Show 06-12-16

Obama doesn't mention Islam in Orlando terror attack
President Obama refused to tie the bloody attack on a gay nightclub Sunday to Islamic terror and said “no definitive judgement” had been made on the motive.
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President Obama: 'This Was an Act of Terror and an Act of Hate'
“This is an especially heartbreaking day for all our friends -- our fellow Americans -- who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. “This is an especially heartbreaking day for all our friends -- our fellow Americans -- who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.  The shooter targeted a nightclub where people came together to be with friends, to dance and to sing, and to live.
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Term “Illegal Alien” will remain in Library of Congress
 The Library of Congress will continue using the term “illegal alien” following Friday’s passage of the annual legislative funding bill. The Library of Congress had proposed changing the term, saying the term “has become pejorative.”
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California's physician assisted suicide law goes into effect
Beginning Thursday, a controversial law takes effect in California, which allows terminally ill patients to legally end their life with medical assistance. The “End of Life Option Act” was signed into law last fall by Gov. Jerry Brown.
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Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' seeing surge of popularity in Europe
Few would have imagined that Adolf Hitler’s autobiography “Mein Kampf” would again become a bestseller in the 21st century. But that’s exactly what happened earlier this year with the expiration of a German state copyright that had been used to prohibit reprinting of the book.
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Japanese naked restaurant ban overweight diners
Japan's first "naked restaurant" opens in Tokyo next month with draconian rules of entry — podgy prospective diners will be weighed and ejected if found to be too fat.
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Law to fix mental health care blasted as anti-liberty
A bill to expand federally tax-paid coverage of mental-health services, including those to children, has been given new life on Capitol Hill with a move to markup – but some say the measure is anti-liberty and could lead to the forced, and even unnecessary, treatment of unwilling patients based on government order.
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Labor Dept. Spending $100 Million to Reduce Reliance On Temporary Work Visas
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced Tuesday that it will award $100 million in competitive tuition-free job training grants to help U.S. businesses reduce their reliance on temporary work visas.
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Massive wave of Syrian Muslim students planned
President Obama is determined to meet his goal of 10,000 Syrian refugees being resettled in the United States by Sept. 30, but that’s just a small “down payment” on what he has promised the United Nations.
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