Friday, July 22, 2016

Show Notes 07-21-2016

Thursday Show 7-21-16

'Fact-Checkers' vs. the Benghazi Mom
When FBI Director James Comey came before the press to deliver his bizarre proclamation — that Hillary Clinton had lied relentlessly about her private email server but shouldn't be prosecuted because no prosecutor would ever dare take her to court (even though prosecutors all over the country rose to say they'd do so immediately) — many were shocked and angered.
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Syria is demanding the UN take action after it says French war planes killed more than 120 civilians during airstrikes on Tuesday near the Turkish-Syrian border. The deaths came just a day after US air assaults killed a further 20 people in Manbij.
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BBC suggests calling “terrorists”, terrorists is politically incorrect
If you thought that the insanity of political correctness had reached its peak, then think again. Never mind Obama refusing to use the term “radical Islamic terrorism,” now the BBC has suggested that calling terrorists “terrorists” might be a bigoted thought crime.
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CBO: ‘The Projected Amounts of Debt Would…Make a Fiscal Crisis More Likely’
In its Long-Term Budget Outlook published this week, the Congressional Budget Office said that the additional debt it projects the federal government will accumulate in the coming years if it continues on its current path would make a fiscal crisis in the United States more likely.
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Congressional Committee: Holder ‘Misled Congress’ on ‘Too Big to Jail’ Wall St. Bank
Former Attorney General Eric Holder “overruled internal recommendations” and “misled Congress” when the Department of Justice (DOJ) declined to prosecute HSBC Bank USA and its UK-based holding company for “serious violations of U.S. anti-money laundering and sanctions laws” involving drug cartels and foreign terrorist groups, according to a new congressional report.
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Rep. Brady: ‘Bust Up the IRS’ and Put Tax Code ‘on a Postcard’
Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) says with the Republican Tax Blueprint, “we propose to bust up the IRS” and that the blueprint includes “for families and individuals a code so simple and fair it will fit on a postcard.”
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47 years ago today Apollo 11 landed on the Moon
Wednesday marked the 47th anniversary of when NASA astronauts first landed on the moon, a giant leap of an accomplishment that still resonates today, over four and a half decades later.
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Battle of Brewster Island
On this day in 1775, Patriot minutemen in whaleboats, commanded by Major Joseph Vose, raid Nantasket Point, also known as Little Brewster Island, in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts. The raiders temporarily drive off the island’s British guard and confiscate lamps, oil, gunpowder and boats, before burning the wooden parts of the point’s lighthouse.
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Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Show Notes 07-19-2016

Tuesday Show 7-19-16

Jaguar Land Rover develops autonomous system for off-roading
Jaguar Land Rover is in the process of developing autonomous technology that can handle any type of terrain a vehicle may encounter.
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Thousands of Venezuelans enter Colombia for food, medicine
Tens of thousands of Venezuelans poured into neighboring Colombia to buy food and medicine on Saturday after authorities briefly opened the border that has been closed for almost a year.
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Federal housing watchdog under fire for move to 'gut' office
In a case of who's watching the watchdog, the inspector general's office for a top housing agency is facing tough questions from Congress over what ex-employees say are efforts to "gut" a key office and allegations of retaliation.
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Bureaucrats misquote Pope on vaccines, teach parents 'religion'
The dispute between concerned parents and the medical industry over whether or not vaccines can be harmful to children has gone on for decades, with no middle ground appearing.
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Caregiver gets Zika from man who died in medical mystery
Utah health officials say a man who died after being infected with Zika virus passed it to a caregiver, creating a medical mystery about how it spread between them.
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Americans Are Buying Gene-Edited Food That's Not Labeled GMO
Products made possible through gene-editing have landed on grocery shelves. Whether they’ll stay there is up to shoppers wary of technological tinkering.
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This week I was going to write Part II on the jobs best suited for men vs. women in prepping, but the national and international terrorist attacks on police and civilians has been troubling me so much that I felt the need to lay out the case for a reordering of prepper acquisition priorities.
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Show Notes 07-17-2016

Sunday Show 7-17-16

Washington state restaurant apologizes for asking cops not to eat there
Lucky's Teriyaki is apologizing and is offering free meals to law enforcement officers after word spread that the restaurant in Washington state didn't want law enforcement to dine there.
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Elderly Couple Facing Eviction After Grandson Allegedly Scams Them Out of Their Home
This elderly couple never imagined the day they would face eviction from their California home, or that such an ordeal would allegedly be the work of their beloved grandson.
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Pokémon players shot at in Palm Coast, Fla.
Pokémon Go has led to muggings, car crashes, cliff rescues — and now a shooting.
A 19-year-old man and his 16-year-old friend were sitting in a car on Primrose Lane playing Pokémon Go around 1:30 a.m., when a man walked out of his house nearby and fired shots at the car, according to a news release from the Flagler County Sheriff's Office.
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State AGs, Green Groups Subpoenaed Over ‘Coordinated’ Attack on Climate Change Skeptics
The state attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts and eight environmental groups that have accused climate change skeptics of lying to the public are now themselves the subject of a congressional probe.
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U.S. air operations halted at Turkey air base
Political instability in Turkey, a NATO member and critical U.S. partner in the fight against terrorism, is already threatening to have an impact on the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
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Beware the Soros zombies
Billionaire George Soros has funded liberal organizations intent on bringing confusion, disarray and trouble to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week. And they’ve already had some victories.
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Saturday, July 16, 2016

Show Notes 07-14-2016

Thursday Show 07-14-16

East Coast fishermen spar with federal government over cost of at-sea monitors
Every year, the federal government spends millions monitoring New England commercial fishermen to ensure they ply their timeless maritime trade in accordance with the law.
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Road trip America: A journey inside the mind of Millennials
The sight of the colossal “press play” sign outside the YouTube facility in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Playa Vista stirs up feelings of finality.
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New Black Panther Party plans to bring guns to GOP convention if law allows
Members of the controversial "black power" group the New Black Panther Party plan to pack legal heat when they hold rallies in Cleveland in conjunction with next week's Republican convention if the law allows, the group's chairman said.
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Rep. Crowley.: ‘Thorough Background Checks’ Would Deny Guns to Those ‘Who Have Criminal Thoughts’
Democratic Caucus Vice-Chair Rep. Joe Crowley (D-N.Y.) says that “thorough background checks” for gun purchases would lead law enforcement to deny guns to those with “criminal thoughts.”
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Gun Homicides in U.S. Down 40% from 1993 to 2014; Lowest Rate in 34 Years
The number of homicides committed with a firearm in the United States in 2014 was 10,945, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s report on its final data on deaths in this county for that year, which was released on June 30.
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Here's proof that diet soda can make you hungrier
Did you hear that? That was the collective shriek of diet-soda drinkers after reading about the latest study linking artificial sweeteners to hunger.
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Lifting Weights? No Need to Go Heavy
You don't need to feel wimpy for lifting little weight at the gym: A new study finds that lifting light weights is just as effective as lifting heavy ones for building muscle.
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Hague rejects China's S. China Sea claim: how it could shape future disputes
An international court in The Hague sharply rebuked China Tuesday, rejecting its claims of control over a broad swath of the South China Sea in a case that will be closely watched for its influence on future negotiations over disputed areas.
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Show Notes 07-12-2016

Tuesday Show 07-12-16

Tennessee community founded by freed slaves fights extinction
Tucked away in the wooded hallows and ridges north of Celina, Tenn., in the Upper Cumberland region, freed slaves and later their descendants have lived here for two centuries.
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Bachmann: Whistleblower was my source
Former Department of Homeland Security officer Philip Haney suffered through many hardships after he decided to blow the whistle on the government’s submission to Islamic supremacists.
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Facebook Accused in $1 Billion Suit of Being Hamas Tool
Lawyers filed a $1 billion lawsuit against Facebook Inc., alleging it allowed the Palestinian militant Hamas group to use the platform to plot attacks that killed four Americans and wounded one in Israel, the West Bank and Jerusalem.
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State Dept. Official on Missing Ex-Detainee: Standard for Gitmo Transfers is ‘Mitigation of Risk’, ‘Not Elimination'
When asked about a former Guantanamo Bay detainee who was released to Uruguay and is now missing, a State Department official told the House Committee on Foreign Affairs that the standard for transferring detainees to other countries’ custody is “not elimination of risk, it is mitigation of risk.”
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More than a month after her 5-year-old daughter was allegedly raped by a child refugee from Iraq, Laney Shelly of Twin Falls, Idaho, says her little girl is still traumatized by the incident while local authorities have denied her access to basic documents such as the 911 transcripts, police and medical reports.
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Armor up! Water fleas grow helmets and spines for battle
Water fleas prepare for battle by growing armor that's customized to specific enemies, new research finds. Tiny Daphnia species develop impressive protective structures as they mature, including pointy tail spines and tough helmets.
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Stingray robot powered by rat cells
A new robot stingray can swim with help from an unexpected source: muscle cells that were taken from rat hearts, a new study finds.
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Report: Some Illegal Aliens Enjoy Food Stamp Advantage Over U.S. Citizens
A new report produced by the Center for Immigration Studies (CIS) shows that people in the United States illegally can in some cases get more food stamps than U.S. citizens.
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Denny's changes pancake recipe
Denny's hopes customers will flip for its new flapjacks, becoming the latest chain to embrace customer demand for better-tasting food made fresh with real ingredients.
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Update for The Uncooperative Radio Show

Brian and I are back to sharing one computer again, so I have been late putting up the links for the show. Thank you for your patience.

Monday, July 11, 2016

Show Notes 07-10-2016

Sunday Show 07-10-16

Pesky geese to become food for the homeless
Pesky geese at two parks in Maryland will soon be turned into food for the homeless, after attempts to control their population by non-lethal methods over the years have failed.
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Justice Department Cuts Off Federal Law Enforcement Grants To Sanctuary Cities
In a surprise move on Thursday, the Obama Justice Department adopted new policies that will deny federal law enforcement grants to some “sanctuary cities.”Justice Department Cuts Off Federal Law Enforcement Grants To Sanctuary Cities
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Stock market shakes off  Brexit losses
The U.S. stock market has completely recovered from the shock of June’s Brexit vote. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed Friday up 250 points, putting it at a level above where the market stood before the British referendum upended the globe.

Terminally Ill Teen Wants 10,000 Cards for His 14th Birthday: 'They Make Me Feel Better'
The best medicine for this Arizona teen suffering from terminal illness is 10,000 cards, delivered to him in time for his birthday.
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Obama Pushes More Federal Oversight of Cops After Dallas Attack on Cops
President Barack Obama is harnessing the increasing attacks on police in Dallas — and the periodic shootings of people by stressed cops — to push his agenda to federalize state and local police forces.
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What does Dallas's 'bomb robot' mean for the future of policing?
Police cornered a suspect, now known to be Micah Johnson, in a downtown parking garage around 11 p.m. As negotiators tried to talk him out of the parking deck over a series of hours, news came out that five of the officers had died.
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Kevin Sorbo: ‘Country is Falling Apart…Our Forefathers are Turning Over in Their Graves’
“It’s crazy what is going on in our country.” That’s the opinion of actor Kevin Sorbo, who recently spoke with about culture, Christian films, and his newest project, playing Joseph the father of Jesus in the film “Joseph and Mary.”
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Early presidents knew perils of centralized banks
Economist Milton Friedman stated: “Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.” Over the objections of Thomas Jefferson, the nation’s first centralized bank was created.
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A motion for summary judgment has been filed in federal court in Massachusetts seeking the end to a lawsuit by a coalition of Ugandan “gays” who contend an American pastor was not protected by the First Amendment when he was speaking in the United States about homosexuality.
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Saying sorry: What's behind Turkey's new thaw with Russia
The diplomatic crisis moved fast last November when Turkey shot down a Russian jet fighter, accusing it of violating Turkish airspace during a bombing run in Syria.
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In message to Russia, U.S. will send 1,000 rotating troops to Poland
The United States will send about 1,000 troops to Poland as part of what the alliance says is the biggest deployment of NATO personnel since the end of the Cold War.
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US expels 2 Russians after US diplomat attacked in Moscow
The United States last month expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow, the State Department said Friday, in a development that was sure to further strain already tense bilateral relations.
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