Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Show Notes 04-28-2017

Friday Show 4-28-17

Life insurance for terrorists? America's 1st Somali legislator says 'yes'
She burst on the scene last August when she upset a 44-year incumbent Democrat in the Minnesota state primary elections to become the nation’s first female Muslim state legislator.
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PENTAGON YIELDS TO CAIR DEMAND TO 'REVIEW' COUNTER-TERROR TRAINING
Responding to a demand by the controversial Council on American-Islamic Relations, the Pentagon will formally review the content of a counter-terrorism training program taught to special forces by a private contractor.
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Phyllis Chesler: FGM is illegal in the United States. So why is it still happening here?
Let's be clear: FGM (female genital mutilation) is illegal in the United States. That fact did not stop Drs. Humana Nagarwala, Fakhruddin Attar, and his wife Farida Attar, from allegedly performing these criminal and human rights atrocities against two vulnerable 7-year-old girls in the Detroit metro area.
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New York Times scraps 'female genital mutilation' for being 'culturally loaded' term
A top New York Times editor decided the paper shouldn’t use the term “female genital mutilation” because the phrase is too “culturally loaded” and widens a divide between the Western world and “people who follow the rite.”
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Former EPA employees find new gigs as Trump protesters
Former Environmental Protection Agency employees are finding new gigs as climate change activists ahead of this weekend's climate protest in Washington.
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EPA Chief Pruitt: Paris Climate Agreement Is a 'Bad Business Deal' for US
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt said on "The First 100 Days" tonight the United States should exit the Paris climate agreement because it's a "bad business deal" for America.
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Mexico Assembles Team for All-Out Legal Assault on Border Wall
Mexico’s foreign secretary is planning an all-out legal assault on any future construction of a border wall by the U.S., to include filing suits in U.S. and international courts over possible environmental, human rights and international treaty violations.
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Trump eyes bid to split up 9th Circuit court amid sanctuary city, travel ban disputes
President Trump upped his battle with the federal appeals court potentially standing in the way of his agenda, saying Wednesday he “absolutely” has considered proposals to break up the San Francisco-based 9th Circuit.
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Trump’s Border Wall Request Equals 0.035% of Federal Spending
President Donald Trump’s request that Congress include $1.4 billion to fund the beginning of his proposed wall on the U.S.-Mexico border equals approximately 0.035 percent of what the federal government will spend in total this year, according to the latest estimate of fiscal year 2017 federal spending made by the Congressional Budget Office.
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