Monday, March 27, 2017

Show Notes 03-26-2017

Sunday Show 3-26-17

Viral video imagines Elmo getting fired over PBS budget cuts
A viral online video imagines lovable "Sesame Street" character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS. The video shows an unseen man delivering the news to Elmo in a nondescript room.
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Subway's minimum wage 'sandwich artist' apprenticeship slammed by union
Subway may be known for its toasty bread but in the UK, the chain is feeling some serious heat after a help wanted post surfaced online seeking young “apprentices” to work at the store building subs-- for substantially less pay than traditional employees.
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Illinois Teacher Fired for Confronting Student Who Wouldn’t Stand for Pledge of Allegiance
A high-school teacher in Illinois has been fired after chastising more than once a student who would not stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Vince Ziebarth, a popular driver’s ed teacher, confronted 15-year-old Shemar Cooper multiple times after Cooper refused to stand for the Pledge.
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UN diplomat quits after pressure over Israel 'apartheid' report
A United Nations diplomat stepped down Friday after refusing to withdraw a report accusing Israel of practicing apartheid against Palestinians, reported.
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Deep State Targets Roger Stone Former Trump Aide
Roger Stone has been a longtime confidante of Donald Trump. He is also a Republican operative and a serial hat wearer. Stone claims that he has been targeted by the Deep State. He says that the main reason he is being targeted is the next week’s Congressional investigations into the Russian hacking.
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Susan Rice Warns White House Not to Put Out ‘Inaccurate If Not Deliberately False’ Information
Former Obama administration national security adviser Susan Rice was castigated on social media over a Washington Post op-ed accusing the Trump White House of dissembling and contorting the facts, but doubled down in a PBS interview, saying when the White House puts out information seen to be “inaccurate if not deliberately false, it shakes the credibility and the confidence of our allies.”
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Trump appointee steps down at EPA
A member of the temporary political team leading the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Trump administration is resigning.
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Lawyers for Bowe Bergdahl file third appeal, charging Trump remarks taint trial prospects
Attorneys for accused Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl took their third shot Thursday at getting his case tossed, once again arguing that President Trump blew their client’s chance of a fair trial when he called the sergeant and former Taliban captive “a dirty, rotten traitor.”
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Marines to Test 100 New Beach-Storming Technologies
When you think of ship-to-shore maneuver and amphibious assaults, Marine Corps planners want to banish the image of an Iwo Jima-style beach landing.
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Another Good Guy With A Gun: Detroit Man Shoots Sister’s Violent Stalker
A 32-year-old Detroit man apparently saved his sister’s life Tuesday when her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend kicked his way into her new apartment with a gun and bad intentions.
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Preschool Suspends 4-Year-Old Boy and Calls Child Services After He Brings in Bullet Casing
An Illinois preschool has suspended a 4-year-old boy and called child services after mistakenly thinking he brought a bullet to the school that was actually just a shell casing.
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Gun Sales Hit Record Highs, But What About Gun Accidents?
More people own guns now than ever before, so you might think that accidental and negligent shootings with firearms would be at an all-time high. In fact, the opposite has happened.
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Show Notes 03-25-2017

Saturday Show 3-25-17

CEO Makes Employees Take Snowflake Test
You’d better put on your safety pin.  This article is sure to trigger some of you.  Why?  Because … gasp … you’re about to get some real talk from someone who makes hiring and firing decisions every single day.
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Many Montana Lawmakers Seem To Be Falling For A Conspiracy Theory About Muslims
Montana lawmakers are close to passing a bill aimed at preventing Islamic law from being used in court cases, an unfounded conspiracy theory based on no evidence that claims Muslims in America are trying to subvert the US Constitution.
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Jewish Voice for Peace to host convicted terrorist at confab
An Israel advocacy group criticized a pro-BDS group for denying its request to hold a memorial event for Israeli terror victims at its conference, which will feature a convicted terrorist as a speaker.
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U.K. top cop warns of 'extreme right-wing groups' after Islamist attack
A top cop in London’s Metropolitan Police department warned the public Wednesday evening over the ongoing threat from extremist organizations. Only he wasn’t referring to the Islamist attack that unfolded hours before, but threats from ‘extreme right wing groups’ that may target Muslims for retribution.
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Half of all federal arrests related to immigration
Immigration arrests and border-related cases have swamped the federal government, the Justice Department said Thursday, pointing to new statistics that show half of all arrests made by federal authorities in 2014 were for immigration offenses.
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Senate Letter Reveals Staggering Number Of Murders By Illegal Aliens With Previous Criminal Convictions
A letter written by the Senate Judiciary Committee in June 2015 to DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson, Secretary of State John Kerry and Attorney General Loretta Lynch reveals news facts about the number and nature of crimes committed by illegal immigrants who had already been convicted of other crimes but were released back into the public either because their home country would not accept their deportation and/or because they exceeded a Supreme Court mandate prohibiting detention of deportable foreign nationals beyond six months.
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Starving Venezuelans dying for eating poisonous yuca sold in black market
Tulio Linares saw four of his relatives and a neighbor die one by one in Venezuela. It all happened within a week, following a family meal where they had ingested one of the few staples that are still available and affordable in the starved nation: the starchy yucca o cassava.
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Venezuela military trafficking food as country goes hungry
 When hunger drew tens of thousands of Venezuelans to the streets in protest last summer, President Nicolas Maduro turned to the military to manage the country's diminished food supply, putting generals in charge of everything from butter to rice.
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Desperate and hungry, thousands of Venezuelans risk life in mafia-infested illegal mining
Amid record-breaking poverty rates countrywide, an increasing number of Venezuelans is stepping outside the law and trying their luck in the treacherous world of illegal mining.
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Monday, March 20, 2017

Show Notes 03-17-2017

Friday Show 3-17-17

President Trumps first 50 days of action
JUMPSTARTING JOB CREATION: President Donald J. Trump is looking out for the American workers who Washington has left behind. President Trump has worked with the private sector to deliver tens of thousands of new jobs for Americans.
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Google hopes to improve search quality with 'offensive' flag
Google is trying to improve the quality of its search results by directing review teams to flag content that might come across as upsetting or offensive.
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez arrested after protesting ICE headquarters in Chicago
Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., was briefly arrested on Monday after protesting President Trump's immigration policy at an Immigration and Customs Enforcement office in Chicago.
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Preet Bharara proved Trump right: Glenn Reynolds
In the excellent Paul Newman legal thriller, Absence of Malice, Wilford Brimley faced a misbehaving Justice Department prosecutor who refused to resign. He fired him.
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PRINCIPAL RECRUITS STUDENTS FOR SECRET 'GAY' CLUB
Faculty and staff members at a charter school in Sandpoint, Idaho, set up a clandestine student “gay” club, recruited students for it and concealed their activism from the affected students’ parents apparently in violation of federal law, according to letter from the nonprofit legal organization Liberty Counsel.
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Here is Rand Paul’s Obamacare replacement, which is far superior to Paul Ryan’s Rinocare
Rinocare, being nothing more than a steaming pile of Obama Light, must die a quick death, although its chief proponent Paul Rino is doing all he can to shove it down the throats of the American people. There is an alternative plan, written by physician legislator Rand Paul, that is the best alternative I have seen.
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Graphene layer lets solar panels generate energy from raindrops
Researchers in China have developed Graphene solar panels that can generate energy from raindrops. The solar panels with a respectable 6.53 percent solar-to-electric conversion efficiency allows generation of power during periods of clouds and rain.
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OH MY GOD! Look What 2 Secret Service Agents Did To Trump’s 8 Yr Old Grandson WHILE HE SLEPT!
This is seriously disturbing! Two Secret service agents hired during the Obama presidency are now under investigation for participating in disturbing behavior with Trump’s 8 year old grandson.
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President Trump no longer safe in White House: Former Secret Service agent
The president is no longer safe on the White House grounds, according to former Secret Service agent Dan Bongino, who once guarded presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
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Secret Service laptop stolen in New York
“The U.S. Secret Service can confirm that an employee was the victim of a criminal act in which our Agency issued laptop computer was stolen,” the agency said in a statement Friday. “An investigation is ongoing and the Secret Service is withholding additional comment until the facts are gathered.”
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Hollywood actor would like to assassinate Trump
Michael Savage’s comment this week after being assaulted at a restaurant that it’s “open season” on Trump supporters applies to the president himself.
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Monday, March 13, 2017

Show Notes 03-11-17

Saturday Show 3-11-17

Massive Oil Discovery in Alaska Is Biggest Onshore Find in U.S. in 30 years
Some 1.2 billion barrels of oil have been discovered in Alaska, marking the biggest onshore discovery in the U.S. in three decades. The massive find of conventional oil on state land could bring relief to budget pains in Alaska brought on by slumping production in the state and the crash in oil prices.
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New Trump travel ban can't be enforced on Syrian family trying to flee to Wisconsin, judge says
A federal judge on Friday blocked President Trump 's administration from enforcing his new travel ban against a Syrian family looking to escape their war-torn homeland by fleeing to Wisconsin.
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Book filled with blank pages tops Amazon's best seller list
A joke book "written" by a conservative author and filled with blank pages in a dig at Democrats is the top selling book on Amazon.
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INVESTIGATORS SAY THREATS TO JEWISH GROUPS IN US AND UK ARE LINKED
Scotland Yard and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are investigating more than a hundred bomb threats made to Jewish groups in the United States and Britain since Jan. 7, US and UK law enforcement and Jewish community officials said.
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Maxine Waters Implicates Barack Obama in the Spying Scandal
Maxine Waters just implicated Barack Obama in the spying scandal. Along these lines, what did she mean in 2013 when she said Obama has a secret database with “information about everything on every individual”?
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Look Ma, no hands! No steering wheel needed under new Calif. car rules
Under newly proposed California self-driving car rules, the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles will let companies test autonomous vehicles that lack that quintessential car component, the steering wheel.
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Pope open to studying ordination of married men as priests
Pope Francis says the church must study whether it's possible to ordain married men to minister in remote communities facing priest shortages.
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Iowa Teens Blasted For Wearing ‘Offensive’ Patriotic Attire to Basketball Game
Students at an Iowa high school who dressed up in America-themed red, white and blue clothing at a basketball game are being blasted for their insensitive attire because one of the teams has players from refugee families.
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Mississippi House to colleges: Fly flag or lose tax break
Mississippi universities that refuse to fly the Confederate-themed state flag could lose proposed tax breaks, the latest twist in a long battle over a symbol critics see as racist.
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Anti-Feminist Flier 'Hate Crime' Suspect Sought by American University Police
American University police are investigating a “hate crime” on campus and asking for help identifying the suspect who posted anti-feminist fliers around the school Tuesday.
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Union tips off Border Patrol in immigration crackdown
Federal agents are not the only ones trying to remove people from the Buffalo area who have entered the country illegally. If Bill Bing, a carpenters union official, discovers workers at local construction projects suspected of being in the country illegally, the union tips off authorities.
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18,762 Illegal Border Crossings in February, 40% Drop From January’s 31,578
U.S. Customs and Border Protection is hailing “a marked change” in immigration trends – a 40-percent decline in illegal border crossings at the U.S.-Mexico border between January and February; and a 55-percent decline in “inadmissibles,” who present themselves at Southwest ports of entry but are turned away.
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Robots and the Cloud Help Homebound Kids Attend School
Robots are interacting with patients in medical facilities, handling material in warehouses, working in manufacturing, and helping ill children attend school—all with a hand from the Cloud.
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#March4Trump Clashes Was Just More Proof ANTIFA Groups Are Domestic Terrorists
The ANTIFA movements are becoming another target that I feel I need to strike with my writing.  The mainstream media is covering up for these groups that follow a communist ideology.
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Sunday, March 12, 2017

Show Notes 03-10-2017

Friday Show 3-10-17

AG Sessions asks remaining 46 US attorneys to resign
Attorney General Jeff Sessions has asked the remaining 46 U.S. attorneys who served under the Obama administration to resign, the Justice Department announced Friday, describing the move as part of an effort to ensure a "uniform transition."
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Islam on Track to Overtake Christianity, Become the World’s Biggest Religion
By the middle of this century, the number of Muslims worldwide will roughly equal those of Christians and by the century’s end will exceed them, making Islam the world’s largest religion.
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Why Evangelicals are Trump's strongest travel-ban supporters
When President Trump released the first version of his executive order placing a temporary ban on immigrants from seven Muslim “countries of concern” in January, Ernie Sanders gave the president his full support.
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Mattis' Pentagon pick seen as supporter of Muslim Brotherhood, group Trump may outlaw
President Trump’s defense secretary wants the Pentagon’s top civilian job to go to a onetime prominent supporter of ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood, a group Trump may designate as a terrorist organization.
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Republican Health Care Plan: Coercion And Redistribution
The Affordable Care Act was based on government coercion of individuals and redistribution of wealth. So, too, is the Republican plan to "replace" it.
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Resurrecting Dead People Using Stem Cells Given The Green Light
Scientists are getting ethical permission from health watchdogs to resurrect dead people by using a combination of regeneration therapies. Starting this year, the groundbreaking Project Reanima will primarily use stem cells to stimulate the regrowth of neurons in clinically dead patients.
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Daylight saving time may be killing you
Moving the clock ahead one hour this weekend for daylight saving time is saving energy for the conservation fight, but it's also leading to more depression and heart attacks, making it hazardous to your health.
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Never-before-seen gatherings of hundreds of Humpback Whales
In a mysterious change to their normal behaviour, humpback whales are forming massive groups of up to 200 animals. Humpbacks aren’t normally considered to be terribly social.
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Restaurant Tells American Legion Officers to Remove Vests
American Legion officers say they were told they weren't permitted to wear their affiliated jackets at a Dave & Buster's in Michigan because they showed evidence of gang affiliation.
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BREAKING: ‘Obamagate’ Blows Wide Open As WikiLeaks Releases Obama’s ‘Victim List’
Ever since the Trump got into office, there has been a concerted effort on the part of Barack Obama to take him down.
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Monday, March 06, 2017

Show Notes 03-04-2017

Saturday Show 3-4-17

Tump tours private school in Florida, promoting 
President Donald Trump toured a private religious school in Florida on Friday, praising it as an ideal institution for "disadvantaged children" while re-emphasizing that his education agenda will focus on school choice.
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Venezuelans Are Separating Food from Waste as More People Forced to Eat from Garbage
Controversial Priest and opponent to President Nicol├ís Maduro’s administration Father Jose Palmar posted on social media this week about labeling discarded waste so those looking through it for food can do so more easily and “with dignity.”
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‘March 4 Trump’ Rallies Held Across US
Supporters of President Trump gathered at Trump Tower, the Washington Monument and cities around the country in a march representing their pride in his presidency.
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Source: Ex-CIA officer who faced extradition freed after intervention from Trump administration
A former CIA case officer who faced extradition to Italy for her alleged role in the rendition of a radical Egyptian Muslim cleric is now free after Trump administration officials intervened, according to a source close to the discussions.
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Feds dig in: Agents raid Trump-touted Caterpillar
President Trump’s “love” of Caterpillar, Inc. apparently wasn't deep enough to spare the Illinois-based manufacturer from a multi-agency federal raid linked to its overseas subsidiaries and tax practices.
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Uber's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week
First, a little context. Last week was already one of the worst in the ride-hailing company's history. It started on a Sunday when a former engineer, Susan Fowler, published an explosive blog post alleging sexual harassment and discrimination.
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Uber's terrible, horrible, no good, very bad week
Uber used data collected by its app and a tool called Greyball to help avoid authorities in markets where its service was being resisted or outright banned, according to a report from the New York Times.
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Trump Administration Puts UN Human Rights Council on Notice; 'Obsession With Israel'
The Trump administration put the U.N. Human Rights Council on notice Wednesday, criticizing the Geneva-based body for its “obsession with Israel” and also taking a swipe at the presence among its members of rights-abusing regimes.
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Obama’s Organizing for Action Partners with Soros-Linked ‘Indivisible’ to Disrupt Trump’s Agenda
Organizing for Action, the activist group that morphed from Barack Obama’s first presidential campaign, has partnered with the newly-formed Indivisible Project for “online trainings” on how to protest President Donald Trump’s agenda.
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Show Notes 03-03-2017

Friday Show 3-3-17

British Surrender Fort Sackville to American Militiamen After 2-Day Siege
During the American War for Independence many small-scale operations contributed to the final victory of American arms against the British. One of those small victories took place in what was once called the "Northwest Territory."
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Florida could flip burden of proving 'stand your ground'
Florida's "stand your ground" law, a source of contention for years, could soon provide even more protection to people who invoke it. Some lawmakers want to make prosecutors prove a defendant wasn't acting in self-defense before proceeding to trial.
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Lead ammo now OK for national parks, public lands
Ryan Zinke, in one of his first acts as the newly seated secretary of Interior, overturned a much-hated and twelfth-hour Barack Obama-era ban on lead ammunition in national parks and wildlife refuges.
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Conservatives Fight to Stop ‘Obamacare Lite’
The draft repeal of the Affordable Care Act is already so controversial — with Republicans — that it is being held in a “secure location.” And even Republican senators are barred from seeing it by GOP leadership.
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Abuse survivor quits pope's panel over Vatican stonewall
Frustrated by what she described as Vatican stonewalling, an Irish woman who was sexually abused by clergy quit her post Wednesday on a panel advising Pope Francis about how to protect minors from such abuse.
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