Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Show Notes 11-26-2016

Saturday Show 11-26-16

Former Cuban leader Fidel Castro dies at age 90
Longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro, the bearded, cigar-smoking Communist revolutionary who infuriated the United States, inspired both loyalty and loathing from his countrymen and maintained an iron grip on Cuban politics for almost 50 years, died Friday at the age of 90.
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Activist: Dakota Access Pipeline Caused By ‘White Supremacy’ – Would Be Like ‘Building A Pipeline Under Arlington Cemetery’
A director at a liberal think tank in Washington, D.C. said on Tuesday that white privilege and white supremacy led to the Energy Transfer oil pipeline project that includes land in North Dakota, and compared it to building a pipeline under Arlington Cemetery and across the Potomac River.
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Israeli Bill to Hush Mosque Call to Prayer Stokes Controversy Among Muslims--Others Too
Proposed legislation in Israel’s parliament to prohibit the use of loudspeakers to transmit the five-times daily Muslim call to prayer is causing dismay among adherents of more than one religious group.
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Wisconsin Recount Filed 2016: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know
A recount of the 2016 presidential election results in battleground Wisconsin will start next week, adding new drama to an already contentious election filled with surprise twists.
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Richard Cloward
Cloward was born in Rochester, New York, the son of Esther Marie (Fleming), an artist and women's rights activist, and Donald Cloward, a radical Baptist minister. Cloward served as an Ensign in the United States Navy from 1944 to 1946.
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Frances Piven
Piven was born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada, of Russian Jewish immigrant parents, Rachel (née Paperny) and Albert Fox, a storekeeper. Piven immigrated to the United States when she was one and was naturalized as a United States Citizen in 1953. She was raised in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York.
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Cloward and Piven Strategy
First proposed in 1966 and named after Columbia University sociologists Richard Andrew Cloward and his wife Frances Fox Piven (both longtime members of the Democratic Socialists of America, where Piven today is an honorary chair), the "Cloward-Piven Strategy" seeks to hasten the fall of capitalism by overloading the government bureaucracy with a flood of impossible demands, thus pushing society into crisis and economic collapse.
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Mexican cement maker ready to help Trump build border wall
A Mexican cement maker is ready to lend its services to U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to build the wall he wants to erect on the southern border of the United States to curb immigration.
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Trump fears prompt SF immigration attorneys to stop filing DACA work permits
Immigration attorneys in the San Francisco Bay Area are attempting to prevent the private information of young, undocumented people from falling into the hands of the federal government in anticipation of the Donald Trump administration.
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Police: Undocumented Immigrant Sexually Assaults 12-Year-Old Girl He Met At Church Over A Dozen Times
The Bensalem Township Police Department said in a statement that 33-year-old Jorge Luis Ramirez, an undocumented immigrant from Honduras, sexually assaulted the girl over a dozen times.
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DoD Releases Plan to Allow Personnel to Carry Firearms on Base
The Pentagon recently released detailed guidance that allows U.S. military personnel to carry privately owned, concealed firearms on base, a move that the Army's service chief argued against publicly.
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World War I Commemoration will Take Fresh Look at Gen. Pershing
It was not the war that ended all wars, a fact that resonates in today's long struggle to defeat terrorism. World War I, which the United States entered in 1917 and helped win a year later, is easily passed over in the nation's annals of conflict.
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Show Notes 11-25-2016

Friday Show 11-25-16

Mexican beer industry already feeling effects of Trump's proposed policies
Donald Trump won’t be inaugurated until January, but news of his presidential election victory has already shaken up the Mexican beer industry with the New York businessman's proposal to build a southern border wall looming closer.
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Restaurant industry divided over Trump’s proposed policies
After declaring himself a big fan of fast food during the 2016 presidential campaign, now President-elect Donald Trump attempted to convince us all that he’s just an average blue collar billionaire who loves tucking into taco bowls, pork chops and KFC—while flying on his private jet.
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Margaret Sanger
Sanger was born Margaret Louise Higgins in 1879 in Corning, New York, to Michael Hennessey Higgins, an Irish-born stonemason and free-thinker, and Anne Purcell Higgins, a Catholic Irish-American. Michael Hennessey Higgins had emigrated to the USA at age 14 and joined the U.S. Army as a drummer at age 15, during the Civil War.
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Saul Alinsky
Saul David Alinsky was born in 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, to Russian Jewish immigrant parents, the only surviving son of Benjamin Alinsky's marriage to his second wife, Sarah Tannenbaum Alinsky. Read More

Saul Alinsky policies
Born to Russian-Jewish parents in Chicago in 1909, Saul Alinsky was a Communist/Marxist fellow-traveler who helped establish the tactics of infiltration -- coupled with a measure of confrontation -- that have been central to revolutionary political movements in the United States in recent decades. He never joined the Communist Party but instead, as David Horowitz puts it, became an avatar of the post-modern left.
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Obama claims he is proud of his scandal free presidency: here are 11 of his top scandals.
 This egregious example of a reckless government endangering lives and then scrambling to cover it up has haunted Obama for years.
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Monday, November 21, 2016

Show Notes 11-20-2016

Sunday Show 11-20-16

Service dog changes life of Veteran with PTSD
A Minnesota army veteran and father-of-five who suffered silently from the symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) has a life line in his service dog, Jed.
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Europe’s leaders to force Britain into hard Brexit
European leaders have come to a 27-nation consensus that a “hard Brexit” is likely to be the only way to see off future populist insurgencies, which could lead to the break-up of the European Union.
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Passerby shoots, kills motorist assaulting Deputy after traffic stop
A driver who attacked a Florida sheriff's deputy was shot and killed by a bystander who warned him to stop beating the officer, according to a report.
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Great balls of snow: Giant snowballs appear on Siberia's coast
The Sun reports that local people in the village of Nyda on the Yamal Peninsula, just above the Arctic Circle, were stunned to find the strange spheres. Pictures of the snowballs, which range from the size of tennis balls to 3 feet, have gone viral in Russia.  Added.
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Trump-assassination threat displayed in school trophy case
The U.S. Secret Service has been notified of an incident at Ordean-East Middle School in Duluth, Minnesota, in which a photo of President-elect Donald Trump was placed in a trophy case with the caption “You’re a dead man.”
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South LA teacher caught on audio telling students that their parents would be deported
The fear is real for many young people who believe a Donald Trump presidency means their parents will be deported. Now, a teacher was caught on audio fueling that anxiety.
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Schools report racist incidents in wake of Trump election
Two Texas high school student face disciplinary action after staging a mock assassination of President-elect Donald Trump for their English class presentation.
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Zuckerberg cites unreliable liberal fact checker as objective news source
Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday night outlined a plan to combat fake news on the social media giant and suggested that Snopes would take a role in this fight. Snopes, which claims to be a “myth-busting” website, has a proven liberal bias.
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Sunday, November 20, 2016

Show Notes 11-19-2016

Saturday Show 11-19-16

How the Electoral College Rigged the Election for Donald Trump
I don't agree with Donald Trump on much. We both like New York City. We both believe in the importance of oxygen for sustaining living beings. Beyond that, and especially in the political realm, we don't often see eye-to-eye.
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400 years ago communism was tried and failed
High winds and treacherous tides along North America’s coast prevented the Pilgrims from sailing south to join Virginia’s settlement at Jamestown, founded 14 years earlier. Having to disembark in Massachusetts, there was no government to submit to, so the Pilgrims created their own – the Mayflower Compact.
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Why gun stocks are plunging since Trump won
Gun stocks have plunged since the election of Donald Trump. What happened? Trump was endorsed by the National Rifle Association and was the clear favorite of white, rural, gun-loving America.
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Friday Show 11-11-16

Veterans Day
This holiday started as a day to reflect upon the heroism of those who died in our country's service, and was originally called Armistice Day. It fell on Nov. 11 because that is the anniversary of the signing of the Armistice that ended World War I.
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Former Navy SEAL Wins Governorship as Vets Head to Congress
In an election night that proved to be an unexpected nail-biter for the presidential race, a number of veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars found their own paths to victory.
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Isolationist Trump Stokes NATO Defense Fears
Donald Trump's "America first" approach has Europe worried he may cut US commitments to NATO just as it mounts its biggest military build-up since the end of the Cold War to counter a more assertive Russia.
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Facebook to ban advertisements that exclude certain races
Facebook announced they will no longer allow advertisers to exclude certain races or ethnic groups when placing certain types of ads on Facebook.
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Don’t blame Facebook for Trump victory, says Zuckerberg
Months before the presidential election, Facebook decided to lay off its human editorial team and leave decisions about the Trending section almost completely to algorithms.
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Trump bucks protocol on press access
Donald Trump is keeping Americans in the dark about his earliest conversations and decisions as president-elect, bucking a long-standing practice intended to ensure the public has a watchful eye on its new leader.
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TRUMP FALLOUT: MAJOR MEDIA ADMIT LIBERAL BIAS
In the wake of Donald Trump’s stunning election as president, every major media outlet did stories questioning how the pollsters got it so wrong. But some of the biggest brand-names in journalism actually looked inward and published stories asking how the media got the election so wrong.
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'Nationwide shut down' planned for Inauguration Day
A self-avowed Marxist member of the Seattle City Council who is part of the George Soros-funded Occupy Wall Street movement has called for a “massive protest” against President-elect Donald Trump and a “nationwide shut down” on Inauguration Day.
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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Saturday Show 11-5-16

Election Chaos Fears Have Preppers Stockpiling Survival Food
While sales for "long term food" typically see an increase around natural disasters and elections, "this is more intense than what we saw in 2012," said Keith Bansemer, VP of marketing for My Patriot Supply, a manufacturer and seller of survival food. During the previous election his company saw sales double. This time it's triple.
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Priests don’t have to report sexual abuse, Louisiana Supreme Court rules
A priest has no duty to report confidential information heard during a sacramental confession, the Louisiana Supreme Court ruled Friday in a bid to clear up what it called the “widespread confusion” caused by its decision two years ago in a long-running case involving the Roman Catholic Diocese of Baton Rouge.
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Delaware County tosses most late voter forms from grassroots group
Election officials in suburban Philadelphia rejected about three-quarters of the thousands of last-minute voter registration applications gathered by a grassroots organization under state police investigation for possible fraud, saying most were error-ridden.
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Feds plan to force vaccinations
A public-interest legal team has filed comments with the federal government objecting to a planned Centers for Disease Control rule-change that would allow the government to impose forced vaccinations on Americans under certain circumstances.
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Health officals find first cases of new superbug in US
Just five months after federal health officials asked hospitals and physicians to be on the lookout for an often-fatal, antibiotic-resistant fungus called Candida Auras, 13 cases have been reported, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday.
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SHOTS FIRED IN SEA CONFLICT BETWEEN CHINA, SOUTH KOREA
For months, China has been expanding its claims to waters and islands off its shores, leading to conflict with neighbors and even the U.S., which has dispatched warships to the region to defy the rapidly growing military power in Asia.
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Poughkeepsie refugee resettlement office to open; officials seek answers
The Church World Service Network expects to settle 80 refugees in the City of Poughkeepsie in the next fiscal year. Area officials, however, including City Mayor Rob Rolison, do not have details on how the settlements will work, and the Dutchess County Executive's Office says it did not have a hand in approving the plan.
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Islamic State calls for attacks on Election Day voters
The Islamic State is calling for the "slaughter" of U.S. voters on Election Day and demanding Muslims not participate in the democratic process, according to a U.S.-based terrorist monitoring group.
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Which states want to drop daylight saving time?
Of Benjamin Franklin’s brainchildren, daylight saving time is probably the least beloved. The Founding Father was one of the first proponents of setting back and turning forward one’s clocks, advocating the notion in a 1784 essay, though it wasn’t adopted in the United States for well over another century.
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