Show Notes 04-15-16

Saturday Show 4-15-17

What’s So Good about Good Friday?
On Good Friday we remember the day Jesus willingly suffered and died by crucifixion as the ultimate sacrifice for our sins (1 John 1:10). It is followed by Easter, the glorious celebration of the day Jesus was raised from the dead, heralding his victory over sin and death and pointing ahead to a future resurrection for all who are united to him by faith (Romans 6:5).
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Easter Sunday
Easter is the celebration of Christ’s resurrection from the dead. It is celebrated on Sunday, and marks the end of Holy Week, the end of Lent, the last day of the Easter Triduum (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and Easter Sunday), and is the beginning of the Easter season of the liturgical year.
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Actor Kevin Sorbo Posts Photo of ‘First Gender-Neutral Bathroom’
Actor Kevin Sorbo has posted a photograph on his Facebook page of the “first gender-neutral bathroom.” It’s a photograph of an outhouse.
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Tax March turns into demand for Trump’s IRS filings; 20 reported arrests
Thousands of protesters turned out Saturday in events across the country to demand President Trump release his full IRS returns, mostly large-but-peaceful events with several arrests reported in California.
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The 2018 Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is an absolute beast
The wide-body Dodge Challenger SRT Demon is a barely street-legal drag racer with a V8 that can produce up to 840 HP and 770 pound-feet of torque, making it the most powerful American car ever.
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MAJOR U.S. UNIVERSITY PUBLISHES ‘COMMUNISM FOR KIDS’
“Once upon a time, people yearned to be free of the misery of capitalism. How could their dreams come true?” That’s how the promotion for a new book for kids about the wonders of communism starts out.
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Burger King just won’t stop trolling Google Home
Burger King could be cooking up a flame-broiled ad war with Google. The fast-food restaurant chain is serving up TV commercials that cause Google’s voice-activated, artificial intelligence-driven Google Home speaker to start talking about the Whopper sandwich.
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These new kinds of bullets are lethal underwater
A new breed of bullets could be used for underwater firefights. The CAV-X supercavitating bullets, made by DSG Technology, are designed to deliver lethality at much farther distances underwater.
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Just Add Heat: New 4D-Printed Objects Morph on Cue
Objects that can change shape within seconds after being exposed to heat demonstrate a novel 4D-printing technique that could one day be used to create medical devices that unfurl on their own in the body during surgical procedures.
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Oklahoma rep tells taxpayers it’s ‘bullcrap’ to claim they pay his salary
An Oklahoma congressman told constituents at a feisty town hall this week it was “bullcrap” to claim they funded his congressional salary.
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Maine Democrats caught on video laughing at rising white suicide rates
Yesterday conservative news website Maine First Media dropped a bombshell recording from the Maine Democratic Party’s “Values and Vision” summit.
The recording shows a speaker make light of the suicide rate among white people.
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Colorado ends plans for pot clubs over Trump uncertainty
Colorado lawmakers on Thursday backed off plans to become the first U.S. state to regulate marijuana clubs, saying approval of Amsterdam-style pot clubs could invite a federal crackdown.
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Congress ratifies peace with Great Britain
On this day in 1783, the Continental Congress of the United States officially ratifies the preliminary peace treaty with Great Britain that was signed in November 1782. The congressional move brings the nascent nation one step closer to the conclusion of the Revolutionary War.
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Show Notes 05-07-2014

Thursday show 05-07-15

V-E Day
The time had finally come. British and American troops had liberated North Africa and pressed on into Italy. Soviet troops had turned the tide at Stalingrad and were slowly reclaiming their territory. Read More

Amazing Images of Proteins May Help Scientists Design Drugs
Researchers can now spy on proteins at nearly the level of their individual atoms, thanks to a new microscope technique.
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Lime disease debate can: Can condition be chronic
With 300,000 new cases of Lyme disease in the U.S. each year, it’s no surprise that the tick-borne illness has been a hotly debated topic among medical experts.
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Parents and Pastors try to block schools transgender policy
A plan to add “gender identity” to a Virginia school’s nondiscrimination policy has enraged parents and preachers, but leaders of the nation’s tenth largest school district say unless they make the change, the U.S. Department of Education could withdraw federal funding.
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Environment Chairman: ‘Global Warming Alarmism Has Evolved Into a Religion
Pointing approvingly to an op-ed published in the Wall Street Journal by House Science Chairman Lamar Smith (R.-Texas), Senate Environment Chairman Jim Inhofe (R.-Okla.) said on the Senate floor yesterday that global warming alarmists are advancing a new religious sect.
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State Dep’t Official Ducks Question on Whether Global Climate Deal Will be Brought Before Senate
A State Department official on Wednesday sidestepped a senator’s question on whether the administration would seek Senate advice and consent for a global climate treaty expected to be finalized in Paris late this year, saying simply that “it’s at a very early stage in the negotiations.”
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Designer 3D printed gun challenges Feds to Constitutional duel
Cody Wilson had a vision to forward the digital revolution by creating the nation’s first firearm on a 3-D printer, and, taking a page from WikiLeaks, share the blueprints with the world via the Internet in what he called the “Wiki Weapons project.” Now he is suing the federal government in hopes of keeping his dream on target – and staying out of prison.
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NSA’s domestic spying loses in court
On Thursday the 2nd Court of Appeals in Manhattan revived a challenge to a controversial National Security Agency program that sweeps up phone records on millions of Americans, saying the program was not authorized by Congress.
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Show Notes 10/09/2014

Thursday Show 10/9/14
Soda makers pledge to reduce calorie consumption
Coke, Pepsi and Dr Pepper said Tuesday they’ll work to reduce the calories Americans get from beverages by 20 percent over the next decade by more aggressively marketing smaller sizes, bottled water and diet drinks.
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Food for thought: Expensive meals taste better, study finds
New research shows price really can impact how food tastes — at least at the all-you-can eat buffet.
In a study published in the Journal of Sensory Studies, diners who paid $8 rather than $4 at a lunch buffet said their food was 11 percent tastier.
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Best pizzas in America
Ask the average person who makes the best pizza, or read articles, blogs, and best-of lists by pizza “experts,” or wade into online comments, and you’ll find that there is a light side and a dark side — two flavors, if you will — of Pizza Opinion: The positive, passionate, all-consuming love for one’s own favorite cheesy, greasy, roof-of-mouth-burning slice; and the dark, fiery vitriol reserved for those who dare challenge the superiority of thin-crust over deep-dish, sweet sauce over savory, or any number of other fiercely divisive pizzalogical issues.
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Goodbye Gun Control: The $1,200 Machine For 3D-Printing Guns Has Sold Out In 36 Hours
On Wednesday, Cody Wilson’s libertarian non-profit Defense Distributed revealed the Ghost Gunner, a $1,200 computer-controlled (CNC) milling machine designed to let anyone make the aluminum body of an AR-15 rifle at home, with no expertise, no regulation, and no serial numbers. Since then, he’s sold more than 200 of the foot-cubed CNC mills—175 in the first 24 hours. That’s well beyond his expectations; Wilson had planned to sell only 110 of the machines total before cutting off orders.
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Judicial Watch president: Holder resigned over Judges Fast and Furious ruling
Judicial Watch president Tom Fitton says he has “no doubt” that a Sept. 23 federal court order requiring the Department of Justice (DOJ) to turn over an index of documents relating to the Fast and Furious scandal by October 22 prompted the resignation of Attorney General Eric Holder two days later.
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THOUSANDS FROM EBOLA NATIONS ALLOWED TO ENTER US WITHOUT ADDITIONAL SCREENING
Over 3,500 passengers from Ebola affected nations have been allowed to enter the U.S. without any special screening since January 1, 2014, according to a leaked internal intelligence report from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Intelligence and Liaison exclusively obtained by Breitbart Texas.
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More than a dozen states plan to cancel health care policies not in compliance with ObamaCare
More than a dozen states plan to cancel health care policies not in compliance with ObamaCare in the coming weeks, affecting thousands of people just before the midterm elections.
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Teachers Reprimanded for Speaking Out Against Common Core
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R.) blasted reports Tuesday that teachers are being reprimanded for speaking out against Common Core standards on social media. A teacher in Rapides Parish, in Alexandria, La., was “written up” for writing a negative post on Facebook about the controversial standards, according to Town Talk.
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Union workers protest Obama’s EPA regulations
The United Mine Workers of America held a rally Tuesday in Washington, D.C., to protest Environmental Protection Agency regulations that they claim would destroy the nation’s coal industry and coal-related jobs while doing nothing to address climate change.
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Show Notes 09/28/2014

Sunday Show 9/28/14
Sister of suspect in Pennsylvania trooper ambush says she wants manhunt to end
The search for the suspect in the deadly ambush of state police troopers shifted slightly the dense woods of Pennsylvania’s Pocono Mountains over the weekend, police said Sunday.
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3D-Printed Rocks Could Change Fracking Practices
3D printers have been used to make everything from human stem cells to food to full-size cars, and now researchers are using the technology to build models of rocks to study how fluid seeps underground.
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Inventor of World Wide Web warns of threat to internet
The British inventor of the World Wide Web warned on Saturday that the freedom of the internet is under threat by governments and corporations interested in controlling the web.
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University launches beer-making program
Colleges and beer have a long shared history. A university in Michigan is taking that partnership to a new level with the creation of a program to train and certify experts in “fermentation science.”
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In big races, debates are few and far between
Across the country, in some of the most competitive contests for Senate seats and governorships and some of the least, incumbent office-holders are refusing to meet their opponents in front of television cameras.
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6 inexpensive superfoods to add to your grocery list
You’ve probably heard the term “superfood” tossed around without much reference to what it actually means. To put it simply, a superfood is any nutrient-rich food item considered extremely beneficial for health and well-being, going above and beyond regular health foods.
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4 health benefits of spicy foods
Spicy foods do more than add flavor to your favorite meal. Heat-packing foods, particularly chili peppers, jalapenos, habaneros, and cayenne, offer a surprising range of health benefits:
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Georgia high school statue ignites the ire of Atheists groups
A Georgia high school football team’s tradition of touching a stone statue on their way out of the fieldhouse is drawing the ire of two groups that are demanding the statue be removed.
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Russia Says Arctic Well Drilled With Exxon Strikes Oil
Private information stored online by British computer users could be scrutinised by American law enforcement agencies under a wide-ranging new right-to-snoop being pursued by the US government.

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Show Notes 08/14/2014

Thursday Show 8/14/14

Pro-gun rights Milwaukee sheriff defeats rival after heated primary draws national attention
A Wisconsin county sheriff whose outspoken pro-Second Amendment views turned his re-election campaign into a battle between gun control groups and the National Rifle Association emerged victorious Wednesday against his Democratic primary challenger.
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Multiple news outlets back DC think tanks against global warming scientist
News outlets, advocacy groups and fellow think tanks are jumping to the defense of a conservative-leaning D.C. policy center and publication being sued for libel by a scientist who didn’t like what they had to say about his work on global warming.
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Low fat fries flop for Burger King chain brings back chicken fries
The people have spoken and it when it comes to fast food.  It seems that not enough Americans seem to care about whether or not it’s healthy.Burger King has announced they will be discontinuing their “Satisfries,” a lower calorie, lower fat, and lower sodium alternative to their traditional French fries.
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Canadian woman receives $10,200 compensation after being fired from black teachers group ‘for not being black enough’
A biracial woman has won an $10,200 payout after she was fired from her job at the Black Educators Association (BEA) in Nova Scotia, Canada because she ‘wasn’t black enough’.
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Rob Reiner likens Tea Party to Hamas
Hollywood director and liberal activist Rob Reiner told talk-show host Larry King that the Tea Party is like the terrorist group Hamas, because apparently both groups are extreme and cannot be negotiated with, and the only solution is to make them go away or “eliminate” them.
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Navy designs new amphibious assault ships
The Navy is evaluating designs, costs and specifications for a new class of amphibious assault ships designed to replace the current fleet of cargo-carrying LSD 41/49 dock landing ships, service officials said.
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German Shepherd who saved family from bear attack handed over to shelter
The 4-year-old German shepherd that reportedly ‘chased a bear away from’ his family—and likes to cuddle—was set to be euthanized after the same family handed him over to a New York City shelter, but was saved in the last-minute by a “rescue organization,” The Examiner reported.
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Puppy with no front legs gets custom 3d printed cart
Nine-week-old Teacup Chihuahua TurboRoo was born without front legs. His breeder dropped him off at a veterinary clinic in Indianapolis after realizing he needed individualized care. Veterinary Technician Ashley Looper quickly became attached to the puppy and began fostering him.
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