Show Notes 07-30-2018

Monday show notes 07-30-18

Mulvaney Shocked to Learn Past Administrations Used Foreign Aid to ‘Discourage Christian Values
Director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Mick Mulvaney says past administrations have leveraged foreign aid to other countries to advance policy initiatives such as abortion and gay marriage.
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Where churches have become temples of cheese, fitness and eroticism
For generations, parishioners whispered their sins in the dark wooden confessional booths of Notre-Dame-du-Perpétuel-Secours, an imposing Roman Catholic church in Montreal.
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Sessions: We Will Keep Fighting for Religious Liberty, and ‘We’re Going to Keep Winning’
Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the formation of a task force to ensure that the Department of Justice (DOJ) upholds religious liberty in the cases the government brings and defends, its court arguments, and DOJ policies, regulations, and operations.
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IN THEIR OWN WORDS: SUICIDE BOMBERS JUSTIFY MURDERING KIDS
The Palestinian Authority spends hundreds of millions of dollars annually, much of it contributed by other nations, including the United States, to pay salaries to terrorists or the families of successful suicide bombers.
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Alaska Airlines responds to gay couple claiming flight crew separated them so straight couple could sit
David Cooley was flying from New York’s JFK Airport to Los Angeles International Airport when he said an Alaska Airlines flight attendant gave “preferential treatment to a straight couple.”
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Upset teen on American Airlines flight receives ‘life advice’ from 64-year-old
An upset 16-year-old has received some sage wisdom after sharing an experience on FlyerTalk, complaining about the treatment of an American Airlines staff member.
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American Airlines apologizes to passenger for ‘shredded’ suitcase, missing items
An American Airlines passenger was in for quite a shock when she arrived at Dallas/Fort Worth Airport on Sunday after a weekend getaway in Florida. Kristen Horabin and her husband had checked their bags for the return flight to Texas after a weekend trip to Tampa.
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Show Notes 09-13-15

Sunday show 09-13-15

What are the differences between PTS and PTSD
PTS is a common, normal, and often adaptive response to experiencing a traumatic or stressful event. Common occurrences, like car accidents, can trigger PTS as well as more unusual events like military combat or kidnapping.
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‘There is no God but Allah’? School accused of Islamic indoctrination
Maury County, Tennessee is in the heart of the Bible Belt. So it’s understandable why the local church ladies got all shook up when they discovered that school children had been forced to declare, “There is no God but Allah.”
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Why Do America’s Poor Oppose a Redistribution of Wealth?
With all the outrage about growing economic inequality one might think that there’d also be growing support for wealth redistribution—policies that include hiking taxes for the wealthy or increasing aid to the poor.
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‘Something’s wrong’: The ISIS intelligence scandal just hit Obama’s inner circle
The scandal surrounding US intelligence reports on ISIS just hit President Barack Obama’s inner circle. James Clapper, America’s top spy, is reportedly in “frequent and unusual contact” with the military officer who is suspected of allowing US reports on ISIS to be altered to fit the administration’s official line, Spencer Ackerman at The Guardian reports.
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What Is Rosh Hashanah?
The festival of Rosh Hashanah—the name means “Head of the Year”—is observed for two days beginning on 1 Tishrei, the first day of the Jewish year.
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‘STRANGE SIGNS’ ON SHEMITAH’S FINAL DAYS
The final day of the Shemitah year, Elul 29 on the Hebrew calendar, begins at sundown Sunday with the beginning of Rosh Hashanah, also called the Feast of Trumpets.
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The plan to bulldoze churches – in Houston
Officials with Liberty Institute say the Houston Housing Authority has backed off a threat to bulldoze one historic church – but a second remains in the bull’s-eye for the loss of its property.
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School district strips Christian and Jewish holidays from calendar after Muslims complain
Jewish families living in Montgomery County, Md., can choose to have their children observe this holiest of days by attending services with them at their local synagogue, though they will need to write notes for the kids explaining why they missed school.
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The flying public has spoken and they want bigger airplane seats.
A petition by an airline passenger consumer group is pushing for a new Passenger Bill of Rights that calls on congress to set a legal minimum airplane seat size.
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