Sunday, August 13, 2017

Show Notes 08-12-2017

Saturday Show 8-12-17

Thomas Jefferson on guns
In 1785 Thomas Jefferson wrote to his fifteen-year-old nephew, Peter Carr, regarding what he considered the best form of exercise: "...I advise the gun.
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The Latest: Canada sends soldiers to migrant border crossing
Canada has sent about 100 soldiers to a remote spot on the Quebec-New York border where asylum seekers are crossing illegally.
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Judicial Watch sues Justice Department for Comey documents
Judicial Watch sued the Justice Department on Friday in an effort to obtain any non-disclosure agreements signed by former FBI Director James Comey.
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California billionaire ordered to restore public access to $32.5M beachfront property
A California court has ordered a billionaire to reopen access to a popular formerly public beach, creating an important precedent for public right-of-access cases across the country.
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'Hero' bus driver saves students before bus catches fire
Bus driver Teresa Stroble was wrapping up her morning route about 7 a.m. when a pair of 9th-grade students sitting in the back of the bus alerted her to smoke. She then turned the car into a nearby car wash, evacuated the kids in under one minute, just before the bus became engulfed in flames.
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You will get chipped — eventually
For now, Three Square Market, or 32M, hasn’t offered concrete benefits for getting chipped beyond badge and log-on stats. Munster says it was a “PR stunt” for the company to get attention to its product and it certainly succeeded, getting the small start-up air play on CBS, NBC and ABC, and generating headlines worldwide.
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Preschool teachers cause children to be heterosexual, peer-reviewed paper suggests
Why not suggest you can play house with two moms? A recent research paper suggests that preschool teachers are the reason most people identify as heterosexual.
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School bus companies across U.S. facing driver shortage
School transportation companies seek drivers year-round but put the pedal to the metal to hire for the start of the school year. This year, many school bus companies around the U.S. say they face a driver shortage.
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Virginia college student gets 100 days in jail for registering dead voters for Democrats
James Madison University student was sentenced to prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to registering dead voters for the Democratic Party during the 2016 election.
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A danger to public health? Uproar as scientist urges us to eat more salt
Public health experts in the UK have spoken out against a new book that claims many of us should be eating more salt, not less – claiming the advice could endanger people’s health.
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Official Who Met With Michelle Obama at WH Indicted for Stealing School Lunch Funds
A Los Angeles food services director who was invited to the White House by former First Lady Michelle Obama to share his tips for getting kids to eat healthy has been indicted for stealing $65,000 in public funds.
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