Uncooperative Radio 12-12-18 Live!

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We will start the show with an economist quote. Brian will read a lesson on socialism and progessivism from Ludwig Von Mises. The Fuzzy Muzzy Report meets the Internet wars continue, More Venezuela news meets to Russia with love and the News behind the News if we get to it.

Show Notes 02-05-15

Thursday show 02-5-15
How Free Markets Enhance Freedom of Choice
Ludwig von Mises was careful to establish the individual actor as the basis for all economic analysis. An individual acts to improve his circumstances. To do so, he chooses among various available means in order to achieve his ends.
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‘Hamas & Sharia Law Have Taken Over UC Davis’: Student Senator
“Hamas & Sharia law have taken over UC Davis,” proclaimed Azka Fayyaz, a member of the University of California, Davis’ student senate, after a vote by the student government calling on the university to divest itself of companies that do business with Israel.
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Health care then guns: Nazis lay plan for destroying freedom
The National Socialist Workers’ Party leader, Adolph Hitler, became chancellor of Germany on Jan. 30, 1933, and began implementing a plan of universal health care, with no regard for conscience.
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1,000 Criminal Aliens Convicted of New Crimes After ICE Released them in FY 2013
When President Obama announced his expanded executive amnesty last November, he said he would prioritize the deportation people who threaten national security and public safety. “Felons, not families — criminals, not children” would be deported, Obama said on Nov. 20.
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New H1B bill will help destroy US tech workforce
New legislation being pushed by Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) to hike the H-1B visa cap is drawing criticism and warnings that it will lead to an increase in offshoring of tech jobs.
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EPA’s Wood-Burning Stove Ban Has Chilling Consequences For Many Rural People
It seems that even wood isn’t green or renewable enough anymore. The EPA has recently banned the production and sale of 80 percent of America’s current wood-burning stoves, the oldest heating method known to mankind and mainstay of rural homes and many of our nation’s poorest residents.
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Show notes 12/09/2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 12/9/12
A Hanukkah story
In 168 B.C.E. the Jewish Temple was seized by Syrian-Greek soldiers and dedicated to the worship of the god Zeus. This upset the Jewish people, but many were afraid to fight back for fear of reprisals.

Police Called When Crowd Signing Up For Housing List Gets ‘Out Of Control’
Columbus Police sprayed Mace on several people in a crowd that had gathered to sign up for a list to get subsidized housing at a northwest Columbus apartment complex.

Two killed at alleged Washington pot house on first day of legal weed
Two suspected robbers believed to be targeting an alleged home-based marijuana growing operation were killed in a shootout on the first day of legal marijuana in Washington state, authorities said.

Add This Group To Obama’s Winning Coalition: ‘Religiously Unaffiliated’
The big demographic story out of the 2012 presidential election may have been President Obama’s domination of the Hispanic vote, and rightfully so.
What is Interventionism? Part Three
Or, the government imposes minimum-wage and prounion legislation, thereby compulsorily pricing workers out of the market and into unemployment

Why Impatience May Hurt Your Heart
Now that the holiday season is here, nearly everyone’s patience will be tested at one time or another. Long lines, crowded malls and unbearable travel delays are among the reasons why some people will lose their cool.

Show notes 12/02/2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 12/2/12
Advent
Advent time is a season observed in many Western Christian churches as a time of expectant waiting and preparation for the celebration of the Nativity of Jesus at Christmas.
5 states to increase class time in some schools
Open your notebooks and sharpen your pencils. School for thousands of public school students is about to get quite a bit longer.

Teacher’s Reward Program Charges Second-Graders for Bathroom Breaks
The mother of a 7-year-old Irving elementary school student says her son wet his pants in class after his teacher refused to let him use the restroom Thursday afternoon.

Winemakers blend tradition and technology
The Old World trade of winemaking is experimenting with social media, iPhone apps, QR codes and other digital advances to bolster sales and solidify customer relations.

Interventionism Part Two
Interventionism is any act of government that both represents the initiation of physical force and, at the same time, stops short of imposing an all-round socialist economic system, in which production takes place entirely, or at least characteristically, at the initiative of the government.

Show notes 11/29/2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Thursday 11/29/12
Interventionism
Interventionism is any act of government that both represents the initiation of physical force and, at the same time, stops short of imposing an all-round socialist economic system, in which production takes place entirely, or at least characteristically, at the initiative of the government.

WHAT WOULD JESUS SHOOT?
Salvation isn’t automatic — but it might be semiautomatic.
In an effort to increase membership, a number of U.S. churches — including the Church of Christ congregation in this rural village 30 miles north of Columbus — are offering an unconventional public service: Concealed weapons training.

Show notes 11/04/2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 11/04/12

Devastated Rockaways residents lash out at Bloomberg during unannounced visit
Storm-ravaged and weary Rockaways residents cornered Mayor Bloomberg yesterday to angrily demand more aid for their devastated neighborhood. “When are we gonna get some help?” blasted one desperate woman, who had to be held back by the mayor’s security detail as Bloomberg stood by with a deer-in-the-headlights look.
Animal House: power your home with pets
How much electricity does it take to run your home for a year? The answer depends on a number of different things. Mostly it comes down to how many appliances and gadgets are sapping juice from your electrical sockets.
Liberal Senator Bullies Company For Blaming Price Hike on His Legislation; WashPost Runs Story with Pro-Senator Slant on A13
Parkmobile, a company that runs an app by which smartphone users can pay for on-street metered parking, recently found itself bullied by a powerful liberal Democratic senator, simply for exercising its freedom of speech. The company found itself on the receiving end of Sen. Dick Durbin’s wrath for having sent an email to its users in which it chalked up an increase in its transaction fees to “increased costs triggered by recent federal legislative reform enacted by the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act’s Durbin Amendment.”
The Broken-Window Fallacy
Free-market economists have triumphantly cited the broken-window fallacy whenever someone opines that a destructive act, whether a natural disaster or man-made catastrophe, is paradoxically “good for the economy.” The reference is to a classic lesson given by the economist Frédéric Bastiat in 1850.

Show Notes: 07-01-2012

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Sunday 7/1/12

The family dinner is back!
Most nights, the American family dinner is anything but haute. There are the peas fed to the dog; the fibs fed to the parents; the thing that looks like grace but really is heads bowed, hands fervently texting, Mom’s on a diet.
http://www.csmonitor.com/The-Culture/Family/2012/0624/The-family-dinner-is-back-not-haute-but-the-right-thing-to-do

New Hampshire legislature overrides Governors voter Id veto

On Wednesday, the Republican-controlled Senate and House of New Hampshire overrode Democratic Gov. John Lynch’s veto of Senate Bill 289, which requires photo identification to be presented when voting.
http://dailycaller.com/2012/06/28/new-hampshire-legislature-overrides-governors-voter-id-veto/

Eastern U.S. Storms Turn Deadly, Cut Power to Millions
Millions across the mid-Atlantic region sweltered Saturday in the aftermath of violent storms that pummeled the eastern U.S. with high winds and downed trees, killing at least 13 people and leaving 3 million without power during a heat wave.
http://www.weather.com/news/20120630-deadly-storm-damage-news-20120630

What is a Derecho?
Derechoes are large clusters of thunderstorms that produce widespread wind damage, usually as a result of one or more curved lines of thunderstorms known as bow echoes. http://www.weather.com/news/weather-severe/derecho-explainer-20120612

Soyuz spacecraft lands safely in Kazakhstan
A Soyuz space capsule carrying a three-man multinational crew touch
ed down safely Sunday on the southern steppes of Kazakhstan, bringing an end to their 193-day mission to the International Space Station.
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/jul/1/soyuz-spacecraft-lands-safely-in-kazakhstan/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

The planned re-election of Obama, revolutionary style Part Two

According to this insider, the Trayvon Martin case is just the tip of the iceberg. “You certainly don’t have to be a genius to understand how Obama and h
is team played the public on this issue, and it’s far from over. But that’s not the sole element of what we’ll see this summer.” unexpected.
http://www.canadafreepress.com/index.php/print-friendly/46516

DHS denies Virginia’s request for 287g agreement

On Tuesday, Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) announced that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has denied his request for the Virginia State Police to join the 287(g) program which trains local and state law enforcement to identify illegal aliens in cu
stody for possible deportation.
http://www.examiner.com/article/dhs-denies-virginia-s-request-for-287-g-agreement

Socialized Healthcare vs. The Laws of Economics

The government’s initial step in attempting to create a government-run healthcare monopoly has been to propose a law that would eventually drive the private health insurance industry out of existence. Additional taxes and mandated costs are to be imposed on health insurance companies, while a government-run “health insurance” bureaucracy will be created, ostensibly to “compete” with the private companies.
http://mises.org/daily/3586

What Soviet Medicine Teaches Us
In 1918, the Soviet Union became the first country to promise universal “cradle-to-grave” healthcare coverage, to be accomplished through the complete socialization of medicine. The “right to health” became a “constitutional right” of Soviet citizens.
http://mises.org/daily/3650