Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Show Notes 06-28-16

Tuesday Show 06-28-16

Blame the Parents? Child Tragedies Reveal Empathy Decline
In the aftermath of the death of a 2-year-old boy who was drowned by an alligator at a Disney resort in Florida, much of the public response has been sympathetic.
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PROFS INVESTIGATED FOR PRESENTING OPPOSING VIEWPOINTS
Two professors at the University of Northern Colorado were investigated after students complained that they were forced to hear opposing viewpoints.
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Newpittsburg school superintendent accused of plagiarizing resume
 Anthony Hamlet, who was hired in May to head the city’s public schools, is accused of plagiarizing portions of his resume, including his “educational philosophy,” which the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette claims was lifted from a Washington Post editorial last year.
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Quietly schools take compassionate look at transgender rights
In North Carolina, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), one of the nation’s largest districts, last week bucked the country’s toughest transgender bathroom law.
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Americans spent $30.2B on alternative medicine in 2012, government report suggests
Many Americans believe alternative medical approaches work, and they’re not averse to shelling out hundreds of dollars annually for them, government data released Wednesday suggests.
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Abortion Requests Double After Zika Warnings in Brazil
Requests for abortions in some Latin American countries have doubled since health officials began issuing warnings about the link between Zika virus and birth defects, according to a new report.
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Obama to sign first update to toxic chemical controls in 40 years
President Obama is expected to sign new chemical rules, 40 years after the previous regulations had been set.
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Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Show Notes 06-28-16

Sunday Show 06-26-16

America's Founders proclamations for fasting and prayer
In May, 1774, the British Parliament ordered an embargo of Boston to begin June 1. Immediately the Burgesses of Virginia passed a resolution protesting this act and setting aside the day of embargo to seek God with fasting and prayer.
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Obama Invites 18.7 Million Immigrants to Avoid Oath of Allegiance, Pledge to Defend America
Under the Obama administration’s expansive interpretation of executive authority,  legal immigrants seeking citizenship through the nation’s Naturalization process are now exempt from a key part of the Oath of Allegiance.
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Outrage over candidate's 'Make America White Again' sign
A candidate for Congress  is under fire for a campaign sign highlighting his hope of making “America White Again.” The sign, which appeared over Highway 411 near Benton, Tenn., was placed there by independent candidate, Rick Tyler, who is currently running for Tennessee's 3rd congressional district seat, WRCB-TV reported.
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Hospital boots abortionist in demonic baby killing rant
A California hospital has reportedly severed ties with an abortionist involved in a “demonic” confrontation with a pro-life activist, in which the doctor charged through the front doors of a medical facility while wielding a pair of scissors and proclaimed his “love” of tearing unborn babies apart in the womb.
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England’s Farage: 'The EU's Failing, The EU's Dying, I Hope We've Knocked The First Brick Out of The Wall'
“An opinion poll in the Netherlands said that a majority there now want to leave,” said Nigel Farage in a speech today, covered by numerous media (and video here from RT).  “So we may well be close, perhaps, to a Nexit.
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Explosive new twist in idaho sex assault case
The Obama-appointed U.S. attorney for Idaho has taken the highly unusual step of intervening in a local criminal case involving an alleged sexual assault by juvenile Muslim migrants and threatened the community and media with federal prosecution if they “spread false information or inflammatory statements about the perpetrators.”
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One of two remaining airmen who flew in World War II 'Doolittle Raid' dies
One of the last two surviving members of the Doolittle Raiders -- who bombed Japan in an attack that stunned that nation and boosted U.S. morale -- has died in Montana, his family said.
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The Doolittle Raid, 1942
Once the shock of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor subsided, the focus of American military planners turned to retaliation - even if it was only symbolic. A few weeks after the attack, Lt. Colonel James H. Doolittle presented his superiors with a daring and unorthodox plan. B-25 bombers, normally land-based, would be transported by an aircraft carrier to within striking-distance of the Japanese mainland and launched to attack a number of cities.
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Pope Francis Sparks Another Controversy by Saying ‘Great Majority’ of Catholic Marriages Are Invalid
“The great majority of our sacramental marriages are null,” Pope Francis was quoted as saying last Thursday in an impromptu answer to a question on what the Catholic Church should do regarding the “crisis of marriage”, sparking another controversy over Catholic teaching.
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Bishop at Vatican Synod: 'One Can Still Perceive the Smell' of the 'Smoke of Satan' in Vatican DocumentReferencing Blessed Pope Paul VI's statement in 1972 that "the smoke of Satan" had entered the Catholic Church, one of the leading archbishops at the Vatican's ongoing synod (meeting) on the family, said the "smoke of Satan" tried to enter last year's meeting on the family and now "one can still perceive the smell of this 'infernal smoke' in some items" of the working document the bishops are using in the current meeting.
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Can states separate politics from gun policy; California aims to try
Days before Democrats and Republicans in Congress traded verbal blows over four failed gun control amendments in the wake of the mass shooting in Orlando, Fla., the California Legislature voted to allot $5 million over five years to establish a state research center on gun violence.
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Friday, June 24, 2016

Show Notes 06-23-2016

Thursday Show 06-23-16

ICE Underreported 13,288 Criminal Convictions of Aliens Released in 2014
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) underreported 13,288 criminal convictions of aliens who were released by the agency in 2014, according to new information released Tuesday by the House Judiciary Committee.
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Immigration boss who barred Feds from terror suspect up for award but agency won't say why
A U.S. immigration official blamed in a federal report for barring law enforcement agents from a suspect in the San Bernardino terror attack has been nominated for a prestigious agency award – but her bosses in Washington refuse to say what she did to earn consideration.
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Judge rules that states, not US, have authority to govern fracking
A Wyoming district judge has ruled that the court's responsibility is not to determine if fracking is good or bad for the environment but to determine whether the Department of the Interior can legally regulate the practice.
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Maine governor – at odds with Feds – takes a stand against junk food
Maine's Republican governor Paul LePage has taken a stand against the US Department of Agriculture, junk food and soft drinks, and the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP) all in one fell swoop.
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Anatomy of the terror threat: Files show hundreds of US plots, refugee connection
Newly obtained congressional data shows hundreds of terror plots have been stopped in the U.S. since 9/11 – mostly involving foreign-born suspects, including dozens of refugees.
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'DON'T MESS WITH US, WE BELONG TO ISIS'
Police in Philadelphia are scouring the area for five men caught on video at a local Geno’s Steaks assaulting two couples then fleeing in their pickup truck and SUV – but not before a witness allegedly heard them scream their allegiance to ISIS.
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Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Show Notes 06-21-2016

Tuesday Show 06-21-16

Many people do not remember this American war
The French Revolution had left that country in chaos. 26-year-old Napoleon fired cannons down the streets of Paris, mowing down French citizens in the 13 Vendémiaire revolt, 1795. The French Directory then made the young Napoleon general of the Army of Italy.
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Britain Doesn’t Need the EU to Thrive
The United Kingdom will on Thursday vote either to leave or remain in the European Union. This is the most important European event of this century since it will likely have important domino effects for the rest of Europe.
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UK Vote Comes Amid Growing Anti-EU Sentiment Across Europe, Partly Driven by Refugee Crisis
On the eve of the momentous British referendum Thursday on whether or not to remain in the European Union, euroskepticism is on the rise in many countries, including Germany, where critical voices have been gaining traction.
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Switzerland Withdraws Its Dormant 24-Year-Old Application to Join EU
Swiss lawmakers voted last Wednesday to withdraw Switzerland’s dormant 1992 application to join the European Union (EU), just a week before Britons are scheduled to vote on a “Brexit” resolution to leave the EU.
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Ex-Terrorism Prosecutor: Redacting 911 Calls Shows Obama Administration 'Is Becoming Sharia-Adherent
In commenting on why the Obama administration initially had decided to release redacted portions of the 911 telephone calls made by the radical Islamic terrorist who killed 49 people at an Orlando night club, columnist, author, and former terrorism prosecutor Andrew C. McCarthy said it was because the government “is becoming Sharia-adherent.”
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Gohmert on Anti-Terror Bill: ‘It Never Mentions The Term Radical Islam’
In the aftermath of the Orlando terrorist attack, the vast majority of House Republicans voted in favor of legislation designed to enhance efforts to combat “violent extremism,” but one of the three who voted against it, Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas, said he did so because it fails to identify “radical Islam” as the problem.
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Smiths Falls, Ont., funeral business dissolves the dead, pours them into town sewers
Waterworks officials in a small town southwest of Ottawa are monitoring a funeral company that has become the first in Ontario to use an alkaline solution to dissolve human remains, and then drain the leftover coffee-coloured effluents into the sewer system.
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Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Show Notes 06-19-2016

Sunday Show 06-19-16

Summer Solstice
The word solstice is from the Latin solstitium, from sol (sun) and stitium (to stop), reflecting the fact that the Sun appears to stop at this time (and again at the winter solstice).
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June Solstice full moon in 2016
Watch for a full-looking moon on the eve of the June solstice (June 19, 2016) and a full moon on the solstice itself (June 20). From what we’ve been able to gather, this is the first full moon to fall on the June solstice since the year 1967.
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Belgian authorities charge 3 in major anti-terror raid
Belgian authorities have raided dozens of homes and arrested 12 suspects in a major anti-terror investigation which they said required "immediate intervention," fearing an attack could have been close.
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FLORIDA GOVERNOR UNLOADS ON OBAMA: 'STOP RADICAL ISLAM!'
A “fed-up” Florida Gov. Rick Scott called out President Obama during an appearance on Fox News Friday, saying the president “isn’t doing enough to destroy ISIS,” while also denouncing the focus on gun control in the wake of the terror massacre that killed 49 people at an Orlando “gay” club.
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Drug Tests for the 1 Percent?
Rep. Gwen Moore (D-Wis.) has introduced the "Top 1% Accountability Act of 2016", requiring drug testing for all tax filers claiming itemized deductions in any year over $150,000.
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Walmart wine wins suprising award
When you think of fine wine, you probably don’t consider the bottles you find on shelves at Walmart. Surprisingly enough, Decanter World Wine Awards just named La Moneda Reserva’s Malbec, a wine sold in the big box store, as its Platinum Best in Show.
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Former Navy Seal: AR15 best defense for citizens
Contrary to the notion that citizens should have limited access to AR-15s because they are “big scary guns,” a former Navy SEAL is speaking out in defense of the popular firearm.
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Satanic temple joins Planned Parenthood pro-abortion crusade
In the face of growing pressure on Planned Parenthood after revelations that it was selling human body parts, the Satanic Temple has launched a pro-abortion crusade to come to the aid of America’s largest abortion provider.
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When Kansas Instituted Work Requirements to Get Food Stamps, Guess What Happened
Abraham Lincoln once said, “No country can sustain, in idleness, more than a small percentage of its numbers. The great majority must labor at something productive.”
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As food supplies dwindle in Venezuela, children feel sharp pinch
It’s 6 am on a Monday and 14-year-old Sayler Romero is getting ready for her day. But unlike most schooldays, she isn’t donning her uniform or packing books into her knapsack.
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Friday, June 17, 2016

Show Notes 06-16-2016

Thursday Show 06-16-16

Cops catch Islamic refugee at US border with gas pipeline plans
In an eerie development on concerns about Islamic terrorism, New Mexico police have apprehended an illegal Middle Eastern woman in possession of the region’s gas pipeline plans.
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Coulter Just Handed The ‘GOP Elite’ Their SHRIVELED Nutsack On The ‘MEXICAN Judge’ Issue
Ann Coulter just ripped a new one to the GOP and the race baiter's who are accusing Trump of racism for his comments about the Mexican judge who is handling his Trump U case. Do you think they’re going to respond?
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Obama's FCC Internet takeover would reduce The Internet to a public utility
On Wednesday, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld President Obama’s so-called “net neutrality” regulations in a 2-1 decision. These are the rules that re-classified the Internet as a “public utility” under a Depression-era law, and leave us on the hook for a massive new tax increase and countless new regulations that are already having a dramatic negative impact on investment.
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So what was the big deal about Lafayette's Help
Born Sept. 6, 1757, his father died before he was two years old and his mother died when he was 12, leaving him to inherit their fortune. At 14 years old, he joined the French military and, at age 16, became a captain.
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Unalienable rights
Things which are not in commerce, as public roads, are in their nature unalienable. Some things are unalienable, in consequence of particular provisions in the law forbidding their sale or transfer, as pensions granted by the government. The natural rights of life and liberty are UNALIENABLE. Bouviers Law Dictionary 1856 Edition.
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Millennials are abandoning restaurants for an unexpected place
Millennials are giving rise to a new concept: the "grocerant." More and more grocery stores are morphing into "grocerants" and devoting a larger part of their stores to prepared foods in a bid to attract more millennials.
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Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Show Notes 06-12-2016

Sunday Show 06-12-16

Obama doesn't mention Islam in Orlando terror attack
President Obama refused to tie the bloody attack on a gay nightclub Sunday to Islamic terror and said “no definitive judgement” had been made on the motive.
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President Obama: 'This Was an Act of Terror and an Act of Hate'
“This is an especially heartbreaking day for all our friends -- our fellow Americans -- who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender. “This is an especially heartbreaking day for all our friends -- our fellow Americans -- who are lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender.  The shooter targeted a nightclub where people came together to be with friends, to dance and to sing, and to live.
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Term “Illegal Alien” will remain in Library of Congress
 The Library of Congress will continue using the term “illegal alien” following Friday’s passage of the annual legislative funding bill. The Library of Congress had proposed changing the term, saying the term “has become pejorative.”
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California's physician assisted suicide law goes into effect
Beginning Thursday, a controversial law takes effect in California, which allows terminally ill patients to legally end their life with medical assistance. The “End of Life Option Act” was signed into law last fall by Gov. Jerry Brown.
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Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' seeing surge of popularity in Europe
Few would have imagined that Adolf Hitler’s autobiography “Mein Kampf” would again become a bestseller in the 21st century. But that’s exactly what happened earlier this year with the expiration of a German state copyright that had been used to prohibit reprinting of the book.
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Japanese naked restaurant ban overweight diners
Japan's first "naked restaurant" opens in Tokyo next month with draconian rules of entry — podgy prospective diners will be weighed and ejected if found to be too fat.
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Law to fix mental health care blasted as anti-liberty
A bill to expand federally tax-paid coverage of mental-health services, including those to children, has been given new life on Capitol Hill with a move to markup – but some say the measure is anti-liberty and could lead to the forced, and even unnecessary, treatment of unwilling patients based on government order.
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Labor Dept. Spending $100 Million to Reduce Reliance On Temporary Work Visas
The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced Tuesday that it will award $100 million in competitive tuition-free job training grants to help U.S. businesses reduce their reliance on temporary work visas.
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Massive wave of Syrian Muslim students planned
President Obama is determined to meet his goal of 10,000 Syrian refugees being resettled in the United States by Sept. 30, but that’s just a small “down payment” on what he has promised the United Nations.
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