Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Show notes 12/09/2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 12/9/12

A Hanukkah story
In 168 B.C.E. the Jewish Temple was seized by Syrian-Greek soldiers and dedicated to the worship of the god Zeus. This upset the Jewish people, but many were afraid to fight back for fear of reprisals.

Police Called When Crowd Signing Up For Housing List Gets 'Out Of Control'
Columbus Police sprayed Mace on several people in a crowd that had gathered to sign up for a list to get subsidized housing at a northwest Columbus apartment complex.

Two killed at alleged Washington pot house on first day of legal weed
Two suspected robbers believed to be targeting an alleged home-based marijuana growing operation were killed in a shootout on the first day of legal marijuana in Washington state, authorities said.

Add This Group To Obama's Winning Coalition: 'Religiously Unaffiliated'
The big demographic story out of the 2012 presidential election may have been President Obama's domination of the Hispanic vote, and rightfully so.

What is Interventionism? Part Three
Or, the government imposes minimum-wage and prounion legislation, thereby compulsorily pricing workers out of the market and into unemployment

Why Impatience May Hurt Your Heart
Now that the holiday season is here, nearly everyone's patience will be tested at one time or another. Long lines, crowded malls and unbearable travel delays are among the reasons why some people will lose their cool.

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