Sunday, January 22, 2017

Show Notes 01-21-2017

Saturday Show 1-21-16

Montana to march in solidarity with national women’s march
The Women’s March on Montana is open to all – men and women alike. It is designed to shed light, not only on women’s issues, but on issues facing all marginalized populations who are being targeted with human rights violations.
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GovExec poll: 28 percent of fed workers say they might quit or retire because of Trump
According to a new poll conducted by GovExec.com and the independent Government Business Council, 28 percent of federal workers say they are or at least might be "considering leaving the federal service" because of Donald Trump's election.
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Police carry pregnant woman six miles through the snow on their shoulders
Police officers carried a pregnant woman on their shoulders for six miles, when heavy snow blocked all the roads down the mountain.
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Obama Was First President to Spend More on Welfare Than Defense
Barack Obama was the first president of the United States to spend more on “means-tested entitlements”—AKA welfare—than on national defense, according to data published by his own Office of Management and Budget.
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Tim Tebow Is Planning 375 Proms for People with Special Needs On Valentine’s Day Weekend
In early 2015, Tim Tebow told PEOPLE about a new idea: He and his Foundation would create Night to Shine, a worldwide prom for people with special needs.
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Robot Crop Pickers Limit Loss of Farm Workers to Trump Wall
Robotic devices like lettuce thinners and grape-leaf pullers have replaced so many human hands on U.S. farms in recent years that many jobs now held by illegal workers may not exist by the time Donald Trump builds his promised wall.
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Day after Trump sworn in, hundreds of thousands protest presidency in celeb-studded march
Several hundred thousand people from across the country descended on Washington Saturday to protest Donald Trump just hours into his presidency, donning bright pink hats and carrying a dizzying array of political signs – in a celebrity-studded march that put the nation’s lingering divisions on full display despite the 45th president’s appeal a day earlier for unity.
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President Trump returns bust of Churchill to Oval Office
Winston Churchill is back in the Oval Office. On his first day in office, President Trump brought back a bust of the legendary British prime minister to the West Wing, after President Obama had removed it. Mr. Obama replaced it with a bust of Martin Luther King Jr.
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Conservative Christian legislators really want to legalize weed in the US
More than half of US states—28—have legalized medical marijuana. Sixty percent of Americans support legalization, according to an October 2016 Gallup poll—including 42% of Republicans.
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President Donald Trump Will Sign Executive Order Sunday to Defund International Planned Parenthood
Most pro-life Americans are anxiously awaiting Congress to pass a bill to defund the Planned Parenthood abortion business. While that defunding legislation concerns the domestic-based Planned Parenthood abortion corporation, president Trump has the ability to put in place an executive order that would revoke funding for its International affiliate.
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