Monday, September 30, 2013

Show Notes 09/29/2013

Show Sunday 09/29/13

Interview with Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt
Chaplain Gordon James Klingenschmitt former U.S. Navy Chaplain who made national headlines and was vindicated by Congress after he took a stand for the rights of military chaplains to pray publicly “in Jesus’ name.”

Wall Street Week Ahead: Investors Betting Against a Government Shutdown
With a possible U.S. government shutdown days away, Wall Street still hasn't come down with a critical case of fiscal fever despite forecasts that failure to resolve the federal budget standoff could be catastrophic.

Conservatives join push to roll back mandatory prison sentences 
A grassroots effort to roll back mandatory prison sentences -- based on such conservative principles as less government and personal responsibility -- appears to be gaining momentum by winning changes in several states and following a similar trend in Washington.

Girl Scouts launch recruitment campaign to halt membership drop
With an assist from Michelle Obama, the Girl Scouts of the USA is launching an unorthodox recruitment campaign this week aimed at reversing a long-running decline in participation by girls and adult volunteers.

Swedish researchers develop medicine to protect bees from deadly diseases
Researchers in Sweden said Friday they had developed a new medicine to protect bees from diseases that kill entire populations of the insect in the US and Europe. A team of microbiologists at Lund University have patented the treatment, known as SymBeeotic -- made from lactic acid bacteria from the stomachs of healthy bees -- which they described as a major "boost" to bees' immune system and are hopeful that it could slow down the rate at which bees are dying.

US police obtaining military vehicles to aid in hunt for criminals
Don’t mess with Texas has assumed a whole new meaning in Dallas.
The Dallas County Sheriff’s Office traveled to Fort Hood this month to acquire its own bona fide military vehicle – the International MaxxPro MRAP tactical vehicle -- courtesy of a Department of Defense surplus program.

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