Friday, September 20, 2013

Show Notes 09/19/2013

Show Thursday 09/19/13

Reassigning State Dept workers does not equal accountability
Then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton put four State Department employees in Washington on administrative leave in December, after the department’s internal Accountability Review Board issued a report on the attack.

Proof Chester A Arthur concealed he was a British subject at birth

Elderly disabled woman uses 9mm glock to fight off intruder high on drugs
We always like to say that guns are the great equalizer. They allow people like the elderly to level the playing field against younger, stronger assailants.

Starbucks' progressive ways draw fire on guns
Starbucks has always set itself apart by taking strong positions on progressive political issues. Now that reputation has landed the company in the middle of the heated national debate over gun laws.

California college bars student from handing out copies of the Constitution
The Constitution guarantees the right to free speech, but don’t try to pass out copies of it at Modesto Junior College in California.

Appeals court overturns conviction on ex-US house leader Delay
A Texas appeals court overturned the money laundering conviction of former Republican U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay on Thursday, saying there was insufficient evidence.

Poll: Republicans’ Regard for the UN Falls Sharply
Republicans’ views of the United Nations have grown significantly more critical over the past year, with a new poll finding the proportion of those with a favorable impression of the world body has dropped seven percentage points since 2012, and is now at its lowest level since President Obama’s election.

Wetback comment by Maine juror leads to new trial for Mexican restaurant owners
A federal judge ordered a new trial for the owners of a Mexican restaurant in Maine — previously convicted on immigration violations — after it was revealed that one of the jurors in the case allegedly used a racial slur against them.

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