Sunday, May 07, 2017

Show Notes 05-05-17

Friday Show 5-5-17

Showdown looms between Congress, police over civil asset forfeiture
In the early morning hours of April 1, 2013, a police officer in Cleveland, Texas, pulled over James Leonard for speeding along a known drug corridor. After obtaining a search warrant for the vehicle, the officer discovered in the trunk a safe containing more than $200,000 and a bill of sale for a home in Pennsylvania.
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Lawsuit blames Google, Facebook, Twitter for San Bernardino terror attack
A lawsuit filed Wednesday in a California federal court blames Google, Facebook and Twitter for helping to cause the 2015 terror attack in San Bernardino that left 14 dead.
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FDA May Make Too Many Pizza Toppings a Crime
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments” (79 FR 71155) rule was originally scheduled to take effect on May 5. The FDA has now delayed the rule for a year.
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FCC Chair on Colbert's Trump Bash: Will Apply Obscenity Law if Needed
Stephen Colbert has come under fire and backlash following his Monday night monologue on his show “Late Night with Stephen Colbert,” where he made what some have described as homophobic slurs directed toward President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
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University of Kentucky students busted in spy-like attempt to steal exam
Two statistics students at the University of Kentucky are now facing the consequences for making a huge miscalculation during finals week, according to police.
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American flag flap forces Virginia high school students to show their patriotism
Virginia high school students and their principal proudly showed support for the American flag after getting backlash for waving Old Glory from the backs of some of their cars.
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Tennessee school yearbook photo with Nazi costumes prompts apology
A Tennessee school district is under fire from parents after a photo of two students dressed as Nazis ended up in a yearbook. The picture in the Houston Middle School yearbook showed two boys wearing hats with the Nazi swastika symbol.
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