Saturday, July 04, 2015

Thursday show 7/2/15

Polygamous trio vows lawsuit if Montana wedding license is denied
HELENA, Mont. -- A Montana man said Wednesday that he was inspired by last week's U.S. Supreme Court decision legalizing gay marriage to apply for a marriage license so that he can legally wed his second wife.
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128 Unaccompanied Alien Children Caught at Mexican Border Per Day in  May
Data obtained by from U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CPB) shows about 128 unaccompanied alien children (UACs) were apprehended at the Southwest U.S. border every day during the month of May. In total, 3,965 children were caught crossing the U.S.-Mexico border illegally during that month alone.
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19.8% of U.S. Workforce Was Foreign-Born in June
The unemployment rate for foreign-born workers in the United States increased slightly in June, according to data released Thursday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). BLS counted a total of 24,816,000 foreign-born workers in June, 282,000 fewer than last month’s total. The unemployment rate for the group increased from 4.7 percent to 4.9 percent.
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Homeland Security: Give Transgender Illegal Alien Detainees Their Choice of 'Undergarments'
After six months of study, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, a division of the Department of Homeland Security, has issued new guidelines on how to care for transgender illegal aliens who end up in detention facilities, awaiting possible deportation.
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Famous Iwo Jima flag goes gay
An image of Marines raising the U.S. flag over Iwo Jima that was changed to reflect the “gay” lifestyle with a rainbow banner has been making the social-media rounds in the days since the Supreme Court’s legalization of same-sex unions – and Twitter posters are in an uproar.
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Navy yard in lockdowm as police hunt shooter
The Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., was put in lockdown mode Thursday morning as police searched for what they believed was an active shooter – but investigators ultimately determined the incident was nothing, and issued an “all clear” ruling an estimated two hours later.
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Monday, June 29, 2015

Show notes 06/28/2015

Sunday show 6/28/15

Boy giving water bottles to police and other acts of kindness go viral amid chaos
In the wake of the wreckage that brought the city to its knees, some members of the community pitched in to clean up, assist law enforcement and rebuild. From a child handing water to police officers and a mom literally fighting to save her son to men shielding officers from angry mobs, these are the moments that brought hope to a damaged community.
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Boehner got 5 million, Ryan 2 million, McConnell 9 million, any doubt why TPA passed
The politicians like to keep the money trail brushed as clean of their footprints as possible, to make it less blatantly obvious that they are exchanging votes for “campaign” cash. Money talks in DC. In our current government it is the only language other than Orwellian double speak which is understood.
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What This New Study Just Revealed About The Impact Of Electric Cars Will Have Liberals Sobbing
Vehicles powered by electricity have quickly moved from occupying a fringe segment in the industry to commanding unparalleled attention and consumer interest. While much of this success has been due to the innovations introduced by Tesla and other companies, the federal government has sweetened the pot for potential buyers by offering a $7,500 subsidy on each electric car purchased in the U.S.
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If they are white kill-em all; flag desecrator issues murderous manifesto
A man who first made national news when a female veteran stopped his protest from stomping on an American flag is now threatening to kill police officers who try to arrest him. Eric Sheppard of Valdosta State University rose to infamy after video surfaced of Playboy playmate and Air Force veteran Michelle Manhart grabbing the flag from him and held it until she was arrested by police.
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Swat team raids family home and kills their dog over an unpaid utility bill
A SWAT team raided a family home and killed their dog because they were unable to pay their natural gas bill, according to a federal lawsuit filed this month.
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Kids create salt black markets in cafeterias due to Michell Obamas lunch rules
Children are creating their own black markets to trade and sell salt due to First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules. During a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R., Ind.), a school administrator told Congress of the “unintended consequences” of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
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California school backtracks on Common Core opt out of punishment
A California high school where a majority of juniors opted out of Common Core testing has backed off of plans to ban the students from using the school's parking lot and from taking part in senior class activities after parents and education groups raised a fuss.
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City fixes failing grades for high school students
How do you fix a failing high school? Change the grades.
Under pressure to boost student achievement, the state-designated “out of time” Automotive HS in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, has resorted to rigging Regents exam scores.
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2,666,000 Words: FDA Rules Issued Under Obama Twice the Length of Bible
Since President Barack Obama took office on Jan. 20, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 545 new final regulations, equaling 2,666 pages in the Federal Register and totaling approximately 2,666,000 words, according to a count of the regulations published in the Federal Register.
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USDA Expands $500 Million Summer Meals Programs to Sites Outside of School
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the expansion of its summer meal programs beyond the $500 million of taxpayer dollars used to pay for last year’s effort, with a goal of serving an unprecedented 200 million meals to “children” 18 or younger, not only on school campuses, but at other sites, including at home.
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Friday, June 26, 2015

Show Notes 06/25/2015

Thursday show 6/25/15

BLM Vendetta: Hammonds Headed For Jail On Criminal Charges Filed By BLM on Normally Minor Fire
If BLM Wins On Hammond Vendetta in Oregon, No Landowner or Permittee
Will Be Safe From the Feds BLM and the Fish and Wildlife Service have declared War on the West, a new range war that threatens all landowners and permittees.
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Here Are The 61 ObamaTrade Senators
The “cloture” vote passed, 60-37. ObamaTrade is now on a fast track.
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Jefferson Memorial, Confederate statues enter national race debate
The Thomas Jefferson Memorial, which has stood near the banks of the Potomac River in Washington for more than 70 years, is a classical tribute to the author of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president.
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UN demands four pro-life countries to stop protection unborn babies from abortion
The United Nations’ treaty monitoring body for the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (CESCR) ignored the pro-life laws of four countries under review during its recent 55th session and strongly urged the countries to change their laws or policies on abortion, despite the fact that the treaty does not mention abortion.
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Watchdog reveals evidence was destroyed during probe of IRS targeting
The lead government watchdog for the IRS revealed Thursday that computer evidence was erased during the investigation into the agency's targeting scandal, months after the IRS was told to preserve documents.
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Angry Uber protests spark Paris travel chaos
Angry protests against Uber have sparked travel chaos in Paris as French taxi drivers launched a nationwide strike against the popular U.S.-based ridesharing service.
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Tensions high after Druze attack Israeli medical workers out of fear jihadists being treated
The increasingly volatile situation on the Israel-Syria border and the fear of many Israeli Druze that their Syrian brethren are about to be attacked by the Al Qaeda-linked forces sparked a deadly lynch mob attack on an Israeli military ambulance in the Golan Heights region this week that claimed the life of a Syrian being transported for humanitarian medical treatment.
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Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Show Notes 06/20/2015

Sunday show 6/20/15

Summer Solstice 2015: 5 Facts To Know About The First Day Of Summer
Some parts of the U.S. are already sweltering, but summer doesn't officially start until this weekend. Sunday marks the summer solstice, or first day of the season, in the Northern Hemisphere. It's also the longest day of the year.
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Mississippi school district drops graduation cheering charges
A Mississippi school superintendent who pressed charges against people for cheering at a high school graduation has now dropped the charges. According to multiple media reports, Senatobia Superintendent Jay Foster says the school district withdrew the complaints Monday.
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Ros-Lehtinen: State Dep’t Skipping Mandatory Sanctions Reporting to ‘Appease’ Iran
Government Accountability Office findings that the State Department is not complying with a congressionally-mandated reporting cycle on proliferation-related sanctions are “disturbing because of what they tell us about the lengths that the administration will go to to appease the Iranian regime,” Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) said this week.
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Mitt Romney calls for removal of Confederate Flag at South Carolina capital
The future of the Confederate flag that flies on the grounds of South Carolina state capitol consumed the Republican Party’s presidential field on Saturday after Mitt Romney, its nominee for president in 2012, demanded its removal, calling it a “symbol of racial hatred.”
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Report: wait lists for Vets even longer today than last year
The number of veterans seeking health care but ending up on waiting lists of one month or more is 50 percent higher now than it was a year ago when a scandal over false records and long wait times wracked the Department of Veterans Affairs, The New York Times reported.
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Snacking on Peanuts May Extend Your Life
People who regularly eat peanuts may live longer, a new study from the Netherlands finds. But before you get too excited, peanut butter doesn't count.
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Is diet the key to curing Autism?
When a doctor told Susan Levin her 4-year-old son, Ben, was autistic, she was shocked. It was October 2007, and autism wasn’t mentioned in the media nearly as much as it is today.
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Fake orca nearly drowns before it can scare Ore. sea lions _ but they did get quiet
An effort to use a fake, life-sized orca to scare off hundreds of sea lions crowding docks off the Oregon coast ended, at least temporarily, with the fiberglass creature belly-up after it was swamped by a passing ship.
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The Science of Race: Why Rachel Dolezal Can't Choose to Be Black
The media and the public have been buzzing about the bizarre case of Rachel Dolezal, the former head of the Spokane, Washington, chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, who says she identifies as black despite being born white.
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Show Notes 06/18/2015

Thursday show 6/18/15

Imported Muslims arriving now in these U.S. cities
A few congressmen are fighting to block the planned importation of thousands of Syrian refugees into American cities and towns, arguing that they present a grave security risk because many Syrians have ties to the Sunni rebel groups ISIS and al-Nusra Front.
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Solar eclipse: green groups fight sun powered plant over Bighorn Sheep
One might expect environmentalists to fight a new power plant, but a new battle being waged by California green groups against a solar facility shows there may be something new under the sun, after all.
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Ex-boy scout: I killed troop leader who raped me
A former Boy Scout confessed in emotionally charged court testimony to killing his former troop leader, but said it was due to the repeated sexual abuse and rape he suffered at the hands of the man, beginning at the tender age of 8.
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Greek Central Bank warns of uncontrollable crisis if bailout talks fail
Greek officials essentially have told creditors who are owed billions of euros that they need to be given a deal, or they’ll simply default.
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Show Notes Update

Sorry to all our loyal listeners that I did not post our show notes in a timely manner. I was getting ready for an event that I had to go to on Saturday. Thank you for your patience.

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

Show Notes 06/14/15

Sunday show 6/14/15

Flag Day
Today is Flag Day! On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14. Many Americans celebrate Flag Day by displaying the Red, White and Blue in front of homes and businesses.
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Flag Etiquette
Here are some facts about how to handle, and display the U.S. Flag. I concentrated on the areas that I have seen abused in the past, taken from 4USC6.
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Five myths about the American Flag
1. Betsy Ross made the first American flag.
The Betsy Ross story is the most tenacious piece of fiction involving the flag. There simply is no credible historical evidence — letters, diaries, newspaper accounts, bills of sale — that Ross (then known as Elizabeth Claypoole) either made or had a hand in designing the American flag before it made its debut in 1777.
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Baby born nearly 2 months after his mom declared brain dead leaves hospital
The infant son born of a brain-dead woman who was kept on life support so he could develop and survive has left an Omaha hospital.
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Zoo Animals Escape Amid Flooding in Former Soviet Republic
Severe flooding in the Georgian capital left at least 12 people dead Sunday and triggered a big-game hunt across the city for lions, tigers, a hippopotamus and other dangerous animals that escaped from Tbilisi's ravaged zoo.
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'Jurassic World' Bites off Biggest Global Debut of All Time
Dinosaurs are anything but extinct at the box office. "Jurassic World," the fourth film in the series, became the highest global opener of all time with a staggering $511.8 million in its first days in theaters. It also devoured a number of domestic box office records with a $204.6 million take, the Rentrak media-measurement company estimated on Sunday.
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Goodbye, Straw Poll—How the GOP Is Punishing Its Long-Shot Candidates
Between the death of the Iowa Straw Poll and a new, two-tiered debate system, Republican candidates who are struggling to break into the top tier of presidential hopefuls (such as Carly Fiorina or Rick Santorum) lost two key opportunities to build early momentum—and take aim at the contest's front-runners—before voters started to cast primary ballots.
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Gitmo detainees sent to Oman signaling restart in transfers
Six detainees at the Guantanamo Bay detention center, including two alleged Usama bin Laden bodyguards, have been transferred to Oman, the Pentagon said Saturday.
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Senator wants to take Jurassic pork off table for good
From a railroad theme park in Pennsylvania to a science center in San Francisco, a range of earmark projects have lived on long after the kind of earmarks that spawned them were banned, according to a new report released Thursday called "Jurassic Pork." 
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Get Your Ground Beef Game in Gear
Pretty soon—like, this weekend — you're going to fire up that grill and throw on a burger or four. So let's talk ground beef.
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