Monday, June 03, 2013

Show Notes 05/30/2013

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Thursday 05/30/2013

Hawaiian Monk Seal Management
NMFS is proposing to remove a limited number of Galapagos sharks from French Frigate Shoals (FFS) because the sharks are annually killing up to 30% of the Hawaiian monk seal pups that are born there.

Hawaii Filmmakers Investigate 'Honor Killings' in US
Hawaii-based Smart Lips Productions is in the final stages of making their new film documentary, The Price of Honor, set to release in March 2014. The Price of Honor reveals details never before seen or heard about the murders of Sarah and Amina Said, two teenage sisters from Texas who were killed in a premeditated “Honor Killing” planned and executed by their father Yaser Said back in 2008, who is still at large and remains on the FBI’s Most Wanted list.

Olive Oil 101: How to choose oils with most health benefits
It is well known that extra virgin olive oil is good for the body – boosting heart health and even lowering the risk of certain kinds of cancer. But not all olive oils are created equal.

Student loans to subsidize Obamacare
Recent speeches by Tennessee Republican Sen. Lamar Alexander highlight a connection that has yet to be reported in the media and is yet to be understood by the young people struggling with high interest rates in the hopes of financing their college education.

Britain wants its guns back
Last Friday the Daily Telegraph, Britain's most widely read broadsheet newspaper, issued an online poll asking members of the public which proposal they would like to see introduced as a Private Members' Bill in the UK's Parliament.Private Members' Bills are introduced by Members of Parliament or Peers who are not government ministers.

Genetically modified wheat mysteriously discovered in Oregon Field
Genetically modified wheat was mysteriously discovered this spring on an Oregon farm – and no one knows where it came from.

Obama transforms mission as Military struggles to remake itself
In two major speeches, President Obama sent strong signaled last week about what he envisions for the military in a post-Sept. 11 era, a new path which can be described in a word: downsized. 

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