12-09-2017

Saturday Show 12-9-17

L.A. Approves Plan to Help Cannabis Convicts Open Pot Shops
The Los Angeles City Council has unanimously passed a plan to help people convicted of marijuana crimes open, fund, and staff rent-free pot shops – and expunge their convictions.
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Bernie Sanders’ wife’s land deal still under FBI probe; witness recently questioned
A federal investigation launched in 2016 into possible bank fraud by Jane Sanders, wife of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, is still underway — with “a potential” grand jury review possible.
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Texas father shoots, kills Popeye’s robbery suspect who threatened family, police say
A father eating at a Popeye’s restaurant — and carrying his licensed handgun — shot a would-be robber dead Wednesday after the thief threatened the man’s family at gunpoint and demanded the dad’s belongings.
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Touring Mississippi civil rights museum, Trump honors those ‘who sacrificed so much’
President Trump attended the opening of the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum on Saturday, telling visitors the venue honors “the brave men and women who sacrificed so much” for freedom.
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Judge: Feds can discriminate against churches
Gray Miller, a federal judge in Texas, has ruled that the federal government can discriminate against churches whose congregations opened their facilities to government-aid programs that assisted Hurricane Harvey victims.
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Polar bears all over the place now, Native Alaskans say
To climate change fanatics, polar bears are the eye candy for the worldwide call for action on global warming.  There have been news reports about the sad shape they are in, with their coats going brown, their food supplies drying up, and their ice floes melting.  Conclusion: The bears are set to starve.
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Pentagon Announces First-Ever Audit Of The Department Of Defense
“The Defense Department is starting the first agency-wide financial audit in its history,” the Pentagon’s news service says, announcing that it’s undertaking an immense task that has been sought, promised and delayed for years.
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Pearl Harbor Vet, 98, Shows Trump How It Was Done
Ninety-eight-year-old Pearl Harbor vet Mickey Ganitch got down into his three-point stance at the White House on Thursday to show how he was going to take it to the battleship Arizona team if war hadn’t interrupted football on Dec. 7, 1941.
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Senators Attach VA Caregiver Expansion to ‘Choice’ Reform Plan
Military Update: The Senate Veterans Affairs Committee has embraced a plan from Sen. Patty Murray (D-Wash.) to expand eligibility for Post-9/11 caregiver benefits to older generations of veterans and caregivers, attaching her bill to a legislative package whose centerpiece – reform of the Choice program – is seen as critical for Congress to pass, if not this month then by early next year.
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Show Notes 11-15-15

Sunday show 11-15-15

Black Jack Pershing
Once in US history an episode of Islamic terrorism was very quickly stopped. It happened in the Philippines about 1911, when Gen. John J. Pershing was in command of the garrison. There had been numerous Islamic terrorist attacks, so “Black Jack” told his boys to catch the perps and teach them a lesson.
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Bernie Sanders: Climate Change is Greatest Security Threat and ‘Directly Related to Growth of Terrorism’
Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont said in the Democratic debate on CBS News on Saturday night that climate change is the greatest national security threat America faces and is “directly related to the growth of terrorism.”
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Speaker Ryan: ‘Veterans Fought to Preserve Our Heritage, But It’s Up to Us to Pass on That Heritage’
House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), speaking Wednesday at a Veterans Day event in Racine, said the best way to honor those who fought and died for their country is to teach children what those veterans were fighting to save.
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Baltimore records 300th homicide of the year
Baltimore has recorded its 300th homicide of the year. Police Commissioner Kevin Davis said in a statement Saturday evening that it was a “sad homicide milestone.” He said that “it’s important to pause and vow to continue our collective fight to find a better path forward.”
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Operation Wetback
Fifty-three years ago, when newly elected Dwight Eisenhower moved into the White House, America’s southern frontier was as porous as a spaghetti sieve. As many as 3 million illegal migrants had walked and waded northward over a period of several years for jobs in California, Arizona, Texas, and points beyond.
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Sheriff Joe beats Obama to Supreme Court on amnesty
The Obama administration plans to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court a 5th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling that the Constitution does not allow the president to change laws passed by Congress.
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Feds to ban smoking in public housing
The Department of Housing and Urban Development is moving forward with regulations to ban smoking in public housing.
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Interior Department: Delmarva Peninsula Fox Squirrel No Longer at Risk of Extinction
The Department of the Interior (DOI) announced on Friday that one on the animals included on the first list of endangered species nearly a half century ago is no longer at risk of extinction.
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Attorney: If Americans Don’t Fight For Religious Liberty, They Will Lose It
Hostile attacks on religion freedom are increasing at a dramatic pace, and if Americans don’t stand up and fight for their First Amendment rights, they will lose them, warns attorney and constitutional scholar Kelly Shackelford.
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Show Notes 08-09-2015

Sunday show 08-09-15
Black Lives Matter activists push Sanders off stage at Seattle event
Black Lives Matter activists stole the spotlight away from Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Saturday in Seattle, prompting Sanders to leave without giving his speech.
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LOUISIANA CUTS OFF PLANNED PARENTHOOD FUNDING
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal has cut off state taxpayer funding to Planned Parenthood in the wake of shocking videos showing the organization harvesting baby organs for profit.
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Texas judge tells defendant in assault case sentence is marriage or jail
A Texas judge decided to mete out justice in an unusual fashion when he offered a defendant up for sentencing in a minor assault case the choice of getting married or going to jail for 15 days.
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Iraqi Christians who fled IS living in limbo while in exile
A year after tens of thousands of Iraqi Christians fled communities overtaken by Islamic State militants, their lives are on hold in exile: They won’t go back to Iraq, saying it’s not safe for Christians, but as refugees they’re barred from working in temporary asylum countries such as Jordan.
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Marines fired on near Jade Helm training site

Perry County Sheriff Jimmy Dale Smith told WDAM-TV that the soldiers were training at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center near Hattiesburg.
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Chattanooga Shooting: Navy Plans Armed Guards for Reserve Centers
After a gunman killed four Marines and a sailor at a Navy Reserve Center in Chattanooga last month, the Navy plans to station armed guards at all of its reserve centers across the country, NBC News has learned.
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Feds gun grab plan sparks protest in Idaho
Dozens of people, including the local sheriff, gathered outside a Navy veteran’s home in Idaho this week because of their worries a federal gun grab program may have authorities confiscating his guns – in what may be the first public protest to a strategy on which WND has been reporting for two years.
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Pope urges compassion for divorced Catholics who remarry
Pope Francis’ call Wednesday for a church of “open doors” that welcomes divorced Catholics prompted speculation over whether he was signaling support for easing the ban on Communion for couples who remarry without a church annulment.
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Black Pastors Ask Smithsonian to Remove Bust of Planned Parenthood Founder

A group of black pastors sent a letter to the director of the Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery asking that the bust of Planned Parenthood Founder Margaret Sanger be removed from the museum’s “Struggle for Justice” exhibit, citing her support for eugenics and the targeting of minorities by the nation’s largest abortion provider.
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