Monday, February 26, 2018

Show Notes 02-24-2018

Show Notes 02-24-18

The First Barbary War
When Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated in March of 1801, he inherited troubled relations with the Barbary states — the Ottoman Regencies of Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli, along with independent Morocco. The United States had treaties with all four, but tension was high and rising.
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MetLife, rental car agencies dump NRA discounts
Several businesses with ties to the National Rifle Association are breaking up with the group amid mounting pressure from gun-control proponents following the Parkland, Fla. school shooting.
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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Announces $500M School Safety Plan, But No Gun Ban
Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Friday announced a "major action plan" to prevent mass shootings like the one in Parkland. He said he will work "aggressively" to get it through the state legislature in the next two weeks.
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