Wednesday, June 07, 2017

Show Notes 06-04-17

Sunday show 6/4/17

 75th anniversary of The Battle of Midway
 In the wake of the Japanese surprise attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the U.S. was at war with Japan. By early 1942, the Japanese were continuing to flex their naval might, seeking to target Navy carriers not destroyed at Pearl Harbor, and keen on eliminating the Navy presence and threat in the Pacific.
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THE BATTLE OF MIDWAY: THE COMPLETE INTELLIGENCE STORY
The Battle of Midway in June of 1942 was one of the most important naval battles in world history and a turning point in the Second World War. Between June 4 and 7, aircraft from aircraft carriers Enterprise, Yorktown, and Hornet of the U.S. Navy’s Task Forces 16 and 17 ambushed and sank the Imperial Japanese Navy’s carrier force that only six months before had attacked Pearl Harbor and terrorized the Pacific.
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'Make our planet great again' - Macron rebukes Trump (in English) for ditching Paris climate deal
French President Emmanuel Macron said Donald Trump had made an historic error by abandoning the Paris climate agreement, and urged frustrated US climate scientists and entrepreneurs to come and work in France.
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This company is helping California conservatives move... to Texas
Two-time congressional candidate Paul Chabot let go of his political ambitions after losing to incumbent Pete Aguilar in November. Chabot has found a new pursuit. Last week, he launched the website Conservative Move. It's a business aimed at helping people leave blue states like California and move places where they might be a little more comfortable — like North Texas, where Chabot and his family moved in January.
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EPA Director Says He and Trump Didn't Talk About President's Views on Global Warming
EPA Director Scott Pruitt said Friday that he and the president never discussed what his views were on whether climate change is real. Their conversation was strictly confined to whether the Paris Climate Accord is good for the country.
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U.S. SCHOOLS 'BOWING' TO ISLAM DURING RAMADAN
High schools across America are being pressured to offer time off school, in-school prayer rooms, and special dietary demands by Muslim students observing the Islamic holy month of Ramadan.
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What is a patent?
A patent is a right granted to an inventor by the federal government that permits the inventor to exclude others from making, selling or using the invention for a period of time.
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THANKS TO PATENT, AUTOMAKER'S FINGERS ALWAYS IN YOUR WALLET
The U.S. Supreme Court recently ruled on behalf of consumers in a lawsuit by Lexmark International, the maker of computer printer ink cartridges. The company wanted to control what happens to its cartridges after they’re sold, seeking to prevent anyone from refilling them instead of buying a new one.
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WHY DID SOME U.S. FIRMS SUPPORT PARIS AGREEMENT?
Since well before former President Barack Obama signed onto it as an executive agreement (because he knew the Senate wouldn’t ratify it), a number of large American corporations have supported the Paris climate accord.
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