Show Notes 04-20-2018

Friday Show Notes 04-20-18

Let me tell you what President Trump is doing for my employees and my community
For those of us living in the real world (i.e., outside the Washington, D.C. Beltway), the recent media hyperventilation over Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt’s living and security arrangements is just a bunch of hot air.
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Looking for old Military buddies? here’s how to find them
The tool is called TruthFinder, and it is designed for people who need a more powerful search option than Facebook or LinkedIn. Let’s face it, your military buds are of an age where they have better things to do than hang around on social media.
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City suspends Jacksonville inspector over military flag flak
The city of Jacksonville, Florida has suspended a code inspector who sparked controversy Monday after she issued a warning citation to a Westside business over military flags and then was caught on surveillance video in a confrontation with a customer who objected to the citation.
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Thunderbirds Back in the Air After Deadly Crash
The Air Force Thunderbirds have resumed flight training following the death of fellow pilot Maj. Stephen “Cajun” Del Bagno, the team’s commander said Wednesday.
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Social services under fire for forced strip search on a 3 year old
Two forced strip-searches of a child by authorities at a Head Start program prompted by vague claims from an unreliable source could be considered child abuse, argues a friend-of-the-court brief urging the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to revive a lawsuit.
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Show Notes 04-14-2018

Saturday notes 04-14-18

Dutch Teacher Who Saved 600 Jewish Children from Nazis Dies at 107
In 1942 and 1943, Dutch educator Johan van Hulst arranged for the transport of some very precious cargo. It was passed over a hedge, hidden in basket and sacks, and then whisked out of Amsterdam by bicycle. The cargo wasn’t food or supplies: It was Jewish children, smuggled and saved by van Hulst and his colleagues during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
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Fisherman gives C-section to dead shark, frees 98 pups into the ocean
A man in Victoria, Australia, may have saved an entire brood of baby sharks after giving their deceased mother an impromptu C-section during a recent fishing trip.
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Schools arm teachers with tiny baseball bats
At first glance, it may seem like a joke to some. But a Pennsylvania school district is giving its 500 teachers weapons to fight off would-be school shooters – and those weapons are little wooden baseball bats that aren’t much longer than a ruler.
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Some Dutch Catholics Revolt Against ‘Destructive’ Teachings of Pope Francis
Leading Dutch Catholics are petitioning their bishops to warn Pope Francis about his “destructive” teachings and urge him to not commit “serious errors” against the Faith, reported Radio Maria Nederland as translated by Catholic news agency Gloria.tv on April 9.
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US Lawmakers Reveal Few Details of Talks with Venezuela’s Beleaguered President
Two U.S. lawmakers are revealing few details of their personal meetings with Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro after separate visits to the country last week. Sen. Dick Durbin, (D-Ill.)
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Could astronauts conceive in space? NASA sends human SPERM to the ISS for the first time to find out if sex in orbit would be successful
Human sperm has been sent to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, as Nasa tries to find out if humans could ever conceive in space.
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Trump Signs Welfare Reform Executive Order
The president’s welfare reform plan calls for addressing the challenges of people who may find it hard to find and keep jobs, including single parents, ex-convicts, the homeless, substance abusers, the disabled, and “disconnected youth.”
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Conservatives unite to ask Trump to keep Pruitt
The president’s welfare reform plan calls for addressing the challenges of people who may find it hard to find and keep jobs, including single parents, ex-convicts, the homeless, substance abusers, the disabled, and “disconnected youth.”
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3 More California Cities Vote to Opt Out of State’s Sanctuary Law
The Newport Beach city council voted unanimously earlier this week to challenge California’s sanctuary law, joining a dozen other cities that are not interested in complying with the sanctuary policies.
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Paul Ryan endorses Kevin McCarthy to be next House speaker
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday endorsed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to succeed him as House speaker when Ryan steps down at the end of the year.
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Show notes 04-12-2018

Thursday Show Notes 04-12-18

Feds tell dairy farmer his genuine milk is imitation
‘The federal government has told a Maryland dairy farmer he will be fined and could be closed down if he doesn’t agree to its redefinition of his very real skim milk as “imitation skim milk.” And he’s not happy about it.
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Adult MS-13 Member Caught Claiming to Be Unaccompanied Minor at Border
Border Patrol agents in the Yuma Sector found an adult MS-13 member hiding in a group of 61 illegal immigrants found in the desert. The gang member initially claimed to be an unaccompanied minor.
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3 More California Cities Vote to Opt Out of State’s Sanctuary Law
The Newport Beach city council voted unanimously earlier this week to challenge California’s sanctuary law, joining a dozen other cities that are not interested in complying with the sanctuary policies.
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‘Pro -life walkout: students at 350 schools leave classes
High-school and college students at an estimated 350 schools across the U.S. are walking out of their classes to support life and protest Planned Parenthood on Wednesday.
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‘Dismantle whiteness’ mural installed at USC
An artistic mural has been installed at the University of Southern California that declares “dismantle whiteness” in big, black and white capital letters, one part of a larger display designed to spark conversations regarding “racism, sexism and xenophobia,” according to its creators.
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College gal packing heat in pants triggers explosive reaction
A young Trump supporter who is set to graduate from college has triggered rage on Twitter after she posted photos of herself flaunting her pro-Trump views and love of the Second Amendment.
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Show Notes 04-07-2018

Saturday notes 04-07-18

Trump’s 2nd-year achievements for March
Military: President Trump issued an order banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances,” refocusing the military’s mission to emphasize “readiness and unit cohesion.”
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Passover
The seventh and eighth days of Passover are celebrated as Yom Tov, holidays, capping the week long celebration that begins with the first Seder. In Israel, only the seventh day is celebrated.
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Belgian Islamic Party Announces ‘100 Per Cent Islamic State’ as End Goal
The Belgian Islamic party Partij Islam is set to run candidates in 28 municipalities in the upcoming Belgian municipal elections, and have declared their intention to create an Islamic State in which women and men have to ride in separate buses.
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Megachurch pays off medical bills for 4,229 families
A Texas Megachurch has blessed more than 4,000 families within a 20-mile radius of each of its five campuses this Easter by paying off their medical debt totaling more than $10.5 million.
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Reports of ‘zombie-like’ raccoons puzzle police in Ohio
Youngstown police were busy this weekend fighting crime — and raccoons. Several scared homeowners called, saying the animals were in their yards, acting strangely. Police said it didn’t seem like rabies was the cause.
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Colonel, Stripped of Command for Refusing to ‘Appreciate’ Retiree’s Gay Spouse, Wins Appeal
Decorated Air Force combat pilot Col. Leland Bohannon, who was stripped of his command and denied promotion opportunity for refusing to sign a certificate of appreciation for a retiree’s gay spouse, has won an appeal affirming religious liberty.
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Virginia teen plans march for our guns rally
15-year-old Aidan Jackson said he was inspired to hold the rally after seeing recent rallies held around the country in support of tighter gun control. “When I saw the ‘March for Our Lives,’ I saw a lot of people for gun control. Not every youth believes that. Gun control is not the answer,” he said.
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NFL Player Credited with Thwarting a Potential School Shooting
New England Patriots player Julian Edelman is being hailed a hero for thwarting a potential school shooting via Instagram. Someone direct messaged Edelman alerting him to a comment threatening school violence.
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Student Govt prez demoted for backing gun rights
A Texas student alleges that he was demoted from his position as student government president for voicing support for the Second Amendment during a private conversation. Read More

Report: Europe’s Youth Abandoning Christianity
A new report, Europe’s Young Adults and Religion, reveals that European youth (ages 16-29) have abandoned the Christianity of their ancestors in large numbers, and now many young people, in some countries more than 50%, do not identify with any religion at all.
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Chinese government reinterpreting Bible for the masses
The Chinese government removed Bibles from online stores after announcing it is working on re-interpreting and translating the Bible so it conform to “Chinese-style Christianity.”
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Show Notes 04-06-2018

Friday Show Notes 04-06-18

Steve Forbes: Lefty mayors’ frivolous climate change lawsuits need to stop
Who or what is actually responsible for “global warming” and how should the individuals, businesses or industry sectors be held accountable? If you listen to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the California mayors of San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond and others, the entire blame rests exclusively with our oil and natural gas industry.
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Obama EPA officials protest Scott Pruitt’s ‘secret science’ reforms. Here’s why they’re wrong.
Should the public be allowed to know how bureaucrats develop policies that have major impacts on our lives? Or should we simply be left in the dark? That seems like a silly question, right? Hopefully, the answer is obvious.
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Acting consumer bureau leader asks Congress to limit its power
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, who is pulling double duty as the acting CFPB chief, asked Congress to take control of the bureau’s funding, make his successors fireable at will by the president, install an inspector general and give itself the sole power to finalize the bureau’s rules.
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New details about basis for Andrew McCabe’s firing from FBI revealed
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired last month for committing three violations of the bureau’s ethics code, an investigative source told Fox News on Thursday.
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Jill McCabe, wife of fired FBI official Andrew McCabe, breaks silence on campaign money
Jill McCabe, the wife of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, denied Monday that contributions to her 2015 Virginia Senate campaign from a top Hillary Clinton ally’s political organization played any role in the FBI investigation into Clinton’s personal email server.
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Trump is not the first president to deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border
Trump is not the first president to deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border
President Trump is taking a lot of heat for his decision to deploy the National Guard to America’s southern border, but he is repeating a move made by many of his predecessors.
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Congress opens all U.S. ports to international trade
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress takes the first step toward American independence by announcing their decision to open all American ports to international trade with any part of the world that is not under British rule.
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Show Notes 03-31-2018

Saturday notes 03-31-18

Passover
Passover is one of the most widely celebrated Jewish holidays. It commemorates the Biblical story of Exodus, when Hebrew slaves were released by God from bondage in Egypt.
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Knights of Columbus Send $1 Million-plus to Aid Iraqi, Syrian Christians
As the Christian Holy Week begins, the Knights of Columbus has announced that it is sending more than $1 million to persecuted Christians in Syria and Iraq to help them recover and rebuild from the devastation caused by the ISIS-led genocide in the Middle East.
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Florida school shooting suspect gets ‘piles’ of fan letters
The suspect in the Florida high school shooting that killed 17 is getting letters of support in jail including fan mail and pictures of scantily-clad women in addition to hundreds of dollars in contributions to his commissary account.
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Retired cop posts epic message after homeowner’s son uses AR-15 to drop 3 thugs
As a man who received a “Lifesaving Award” from the Arkansas State Police during his career, he also knows a little more about acting fast in an emergency than the vice president who served under Barack Obama.
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Sportswear Company Selling Out of New Line of Gun-Pocket Yoga Pants
Alexo Athletica, a company that proudly supports the Second Amendment, has introduced a new line of yoga pants designed to allow women to “carry with confidence” and comfort.
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ABC spin machine goes all in on ‘Roseanne’ pro-Trump success story
ABC’s PR machine shifted into high gear on Thursday after the news that its pro-Trump revival of “Roseanne” had scored monster ratings — with ABC executives claiming they brilliantly came up with a populist programming strategy following the November 2016 election.
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Family fights to keep strangers out of backyard
A county in Florida that took over private beach property and opened it to the public has had its hand slapped by a new state law that reverses its “theft.”
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Study claims chocolate Easter bunnies, eggs ‘bad for the environment
On Friday, two days before Easter, an academic journal published a study claiming that chocolate Easter bunnies and eggs are harmful to the environment.
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Toronto chef taunts vegans protesting outside his upscale meat restaurant by butchering a deer’s leg at the window then eating it in front of them after cooking it
Toronto chef Michael Hunter, who made headlines earlier this week after carving up a deer leg in full view of the vegan protesters outside his restaurant, has admitted that he felt “guilty” after pulling the stunt even though he was only trying to make a point.
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Cancer experts say coffee is safe, despite California’s new warning label requirement
Cancer experts say coffee is safe, despite California’s new warning label requirement
A California court judge’s ruling ordering coffee companies to put cancer warning labels on their products is not changing the minds of scientists and health professionals who say there is no credible evidence to warrant the dramatic move.
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Show Notes 03-23-2018

Friday Show Notes 03-23-18

Good Friday
Good Friday is observed on the Friday before Easter Sunday. On this day Christians commemorate the passion, or suffering, and death on the cross of Jesus Christ. Many Christians spend Good Friday in fasting, prayer, repentance, and meditation on the agony and suffering of Christ.
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Despite media narrative, study says teenagers made up just 10 percent of March for Our Lives crowd
A university professor studying large-scale, Trump-era protests in Washington says the media is giving the wrong impression about who made up the crowd during last weekend’s anti-gun March for Our Lives demonstration.
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Chicago Teachers Taking Free Concealed Carry Classes
When we think of anti-gun cities, Chicago sits right in our Top Five list. However, since the Supreme Court’s decision in McDonald v Chicago, the city has been far more open to guns than some of us would like to think.
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Hodgson rallies U.S. sheriffs on illegal immigration, securing borders
Working with the National Sheriffs’ Association, Hodgson and his staff have been reaching out to sheriffs across the land, discussing border security, illegal immigration and sanctuary city policies, according to his spokesman Jonathan Darling.
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WH ‘Can’t Get Into the Specifics’ of Trump’s Proposal for Using Military Funds to Build Border Wall
The White House on Tuesday said it couldn’t weigh in on the specifics of President Donald Trump’s weekend tweet calling for using funds allocated for military spending in the $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill to build a border wall.
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