Show Notes 06-25-2017

Sunday show 6/25/17

Trump Administration Rejects UN Human Rights Council’s ‘Safe Abortion’ Text
What a difference a year makes. Last summer, the Obama administration not only supported a text at the U.N. Human Rights Council that included a call for access to “safe abortion where such services are permitted by national law” but also co-sponsored it, despite not then being a member of the Geneva-based body.
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Pelosi Claims Republicans Attacking Her Are Really Attacking San Francisco
During her weekly press briefing on Thursday, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that Republican attacks on her are really about attacking her district encompassing the city of San Francisco.
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Trump supporters hold sit-in at North Carolina Starbucks after woman mocked for shirt
Trump supporters flooded a North Carolina Starbucks on Saturday for a sit-in after they said a woman was mocked for wearing T-shirt supporting the president.
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A German-based company is bringing a $12 million aviation-related plant to Auburn
The Winkelmann Group will begin production at its first United States production facility in the Auburn Industrial Park, the Opelika-Auburn News reported. The company expects to create approximately 50 jobs over the next five years.
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Dakota Access review to re-examine impact on tribe
A federal judge’s order for more environmental review of the already-operating Dakota Access oil pipeline has several potential outcomes, all of which could spark even more wrangling in a Washington, D.C., court room.
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Democrats’ Hoodwinking of Blacks
Ask any black person which political party has been black people’s political ally. With near unanimity, blacks would answer the Democratic Party.
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After More Than 20 Years as Conservative Leader, Paul Williams Comes Out as Transwoman
Paul Williams, who led the conservative church planting organization Orchard Group for 20 years, has publicly come out as a transgender woman named Paula Stone. Williams.
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Show Notes 07-31-2016

Sunday Show 7-31-16

Harlem burgeons as an art gallery district
The opening of the Clara Francis Gallery on Wednesday in a renovated Harlem storefront was an exciting moment for Haile King Rubie. It was the first solo show for the 26-year-old painter, whose expressive works are all the more remarkable because he was born with Down syndrome.
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Human Rights Leader: Justice Needed for Thousands of Yazidi Women and Girls Being Raped by Terrorists
The head of a human rights organization dedicated to helping save the Yazidis in Iraq and Syria from kidnapping, rape and death at the hands of terrorists said at a conference on Thursday that the world cannot expect the Yazidis to reconcile with the perpetrators and others in the region while thousands of women and girls are still being held captive, many of whom are “being raped every day.”
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The New Chipotle restaurants won’t serve Mexican food
The new restaurant, Tasty Made, will stick to Chipotle’s concept of serving, “food with integrity.” They’re simply swapping the beans and fajita veggies for burgers, fries and milkshakes.Chipotle’s founder, Steve Ells, says he wanted to create a restaurant that had a very focused menu, reminiscent of the early days of fast food restaurants.
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Megyn ‘Eve’ Kelly Has Meltdown Over Trump Muslim Ban — Is Rebuked By Huckabee
On Friday’s Fox News Channel broadcast of “The Kelly File,” host Megyn Kelly confronted former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-AR) about GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s proposed temporary ban of Muslim refugees.
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How California’s Sand Fire kindles hearts determined to help
Loading his trunk with seven cases of bottled water for donation, the high school history teacher drove nearly an hour from his home in Duarte, Calif., to Hart High School here in Santa Clarita, just north of Los Angeles. The campus was serving as a shelter for evacuees of the Sand Fire, which by midweek had burned through more than 38,000 acres of Angeles National Forest since sparking the Friday before.
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They’re not just gender voters.
“I am a Hillary supporter because we live in serious times and we need a serious person to be President of the United States. I think Hillary is the best woman for the job. She was first lady of Arkansas for nine years or ten years, almost ten years.”
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Western societies being told “get used to terrorism”
Terrorist attacks in Europe have become an almost daily occurrence. Attacks on police officers within the United States have increased dramatically within the last year. And the Republican candidate for president has staked his campaign on a promise of “restoring law and order.”
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Think black lives matter is helping blacks? 
A Washington Times columnist is counseling people to think twice about the White House-supported Black Lives Matter movement after a series of violent attacks against police officers.
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Yellowstone and beyond: Are the national parks being loved to death
Over the course of its venerable history, Yellowstone – America’s “wild wonderland” – has become the most iconic nature preserve on Earth, a place of pilgrimage for generations of travelers.
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Show Notes 05-19-2016

Sunday Show 05-19-16

Blue lives matter display defaced at Dartmouth College
A display at Dartmouth College honoring law enforcement officers was removed Friday and replaced with Black Lives Matter signs after just one day, members of the Dartmouth College Republicans said.
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Saved by fate, classmate of 43 missing Mexican students seeks asylum in U.S.
Carmelo Ramirez Morales could very well have been the 44th missing student from the Iguala, Mexico kidnapping a year and a half ago, had fate not intervened.
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Michelle Obama: “So many communities are becoming play deserts
At a summit by the Aspen Institute’s Project Play, first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday that some U.S. communities are “play deserts,” because they don’t have sufficient opportunities for kids to participate in sports and other outdoor activities, compared to wealthy communities.
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Federal Judge clears US Border Patrol agent of fatal shooting in 2011
A federal judge has found that a U.S. Border Patrol agent was justified in the 2011 fatal shooting of a suspect who was caught in the line of fire while fleeing in southern Arizona.
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New forfeiture bill would help keep cops from simply taking peoples stuff
A bipartisan group of Congressmen are calling for the passage of the “Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures (DUE PROCESS) Act”.
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Oklahoma governor vetoes bill criminalizing performing abortions 
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation to make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the state.
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Mississippi superintendent backtracks on transgender policy
Under fire from the governor and many Republican legislators, the Mississippi Department of Education now says it won’t follow new federal guidance on use of bathrooms and locker rooms by transgender students.
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USDA awards 740k program to improve fruit shopping practices of adolescents
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Thursday six universities have been awarded nearly $3.8 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for programs designed to help fight obesity.
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Sunday show 01-17-16

Oregon standoff: Occupiers remove cameras, clash with conservationists
Tensions mounted Saturday at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, where men involved in an armed standoff clashed with conservationists and accused government workers of harassing their families.
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Rep. Hartzler: Empty Chair at SOTU Should Be For ‘Those Who’ve Had Their Heads Cut Off’ by ISIL
At the State of the Union on Tuesday, Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-Mo.) said that the empty chair President Barack Obama left in the first lady’s box for victims of gun violence should have been left for “those who’ve had their heads cut off or killed through ISIL, because that was the true cause of the problem in San Bernardino.”
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Newly Released Email Shows Forces Were Ready to Deploy to Benghazi
Attkisson notes in Part One of “Rescue Interrupted” that “the White House has refused to detail the involvement of President Obama — the Commander-in-Chief — while Americans were under attack on foreign soil.”
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The roots of black lives matter unveiled
The Black Lives Matter movement (BLM) casts itself as a spontaneous uprising born of inner city frustration, but is, in fact, the latest and most dangerous face of a web of well-funded communist/socialist organizations that have been agitating against America for decades.
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DOJ: Children Do Not Need—and Have No Right to—Mothers
The Obama Justice Department is arguing in the United States Supreme Court that children do not need mothers. The Justice Department’s argument on the superfluity of motherhood is presented in a brief the Obama administration filed in the case of Hollingsworth v. Perry, which challenges the constitutionality of Proposition 8, the California ballot initiative that amended California’s Constitution to say that marriage involves only one man and one woman.
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Chamber of Commerce: Administration on a ‘Regulatory Tear’ Til the Moving Van Backs Up to the White House Door
In a State of American Business address, U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas Donohue said Thursday that the Obama administration is on a “regulatory tear” that will continue until President Barack Obama leaves the White House.
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City squeezes family in court for 8 million to close business
The city of Palo Alto, California, wants a court to dismiss a lawsuit opposing its demand that the family owners of a mobile home park pay some $8 million for permission to close it down.
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Show Notes 11-22-15

Sunday show 11-22-15

Woman reunited with dog that vanished 7 years ago in Ohio
A Tennessee resident reunited with her dog that disappeared seven years ago from her old home in Ohio says she can’t even describe how happy she was to see her pet.
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Donald Trump on his Black Lives Matter heckler: ‘Maybe he should have been roughed up
A protester is removed by security as Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop. During a Sunday-morning interview, real-estate mogul Donald Trump expressed some support for his fans who reportedly punched and kicked a heckler the day before at a presidential-campaign rally.
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DHS: tracking missing refugee violates Constitutional rights
And the problems of refugees gone AWOL extend beyond the risks to national security. Corcoran, who authors the Refugee Resettlement Watch blog, said another problem has to do with health concerns.
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Schlafly: “Ship illegal out of US on trains
Phyllis Schlafly, an icon of the conservative movement who has been active for half a century, has a solution to save America and solve its illegal immigration crisis: Load ‘em up on trains and ship ‘em out.
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UAW unworried about blowback over German union cooperation
A top official with the United Auto Workers said Thursday that he is unworried about provoking more hostility from Republicans by creating a joint office with Germany’s largest union in Tennessee.
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Church of England fighting ban of ‘Lord’s Prayer’ film spot
The Church of England is threatening legal action over the rejection of a one-minute film featuring the Lord’s Prayer that it wanted to run before showings of the new Star Wars film that opens shortly before Christmas.
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Natalie Grant: Thankful to be called “Mommy”
I’ll never forget the day I was told my husband and I would never be able to conceive children naturally. I received a phone call from the doctor delivering the news moments before I was to take the stage at the famed Ryman auditorium in Nashville.
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Smithsonian Adds Transgender ‘Sex Worker’ to Civil Rights Exhibit
The taxpayer-funded Smithsonian Institution’s National Portrait Gallery has added a photo of a transgender sex worker to its “Struggle for Justice” civil rights exhibit.
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This Day In History
John Fitzgerald Kennedy, the 35th president of the United States, is assassinated while traveling through Dallas, Texas, in an open-top convertible.
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This Day In History
On this day in 1783, John Hanson, the first president of the Continental Congress under the Articles of Confederation, dies in his home state of Maryland.
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Show Notes 09-03-2015

Thursday show 09-03-15 

 New Robotic Exoskeleton Is Controlled by Human Thoughts 
One big, robotic foot and then the other; that’s how a man wearing a clunky-looking exoskeleton makes his way across the room. The machine’s motors are noisy and its movements are painfully slow, but these details seem to fade into the background when you realize how the man is controlling the cumbersome contraption: He’s doing it with his mind.
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Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday.
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Girls take action over transgender in locker room 
Almost 200 students at a Missouri high school don’t care if transgender student Lila Perry identifies as a female — they want the senior to use the boys locker room.
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Author defends black lives matter textbook for 6th graders 
ABDO, a Minnesota-based book publisher, is set to release a middle school textbook written by Professor Duchess Harris and Sue Bradford Edwards about the anti-police movement Black Lives Matter.
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School district investigating mass Baptism at football practice
The video, posted by First Baptist Villa Rica, was shot on school grounds just before football practice. “We had the privilege of baptizing a bunch of football players and a coach on the field of Villa Rica High School!
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World War ll
World War Two began in September 1939 when Britain and France declared war on Germany following Germany’s invasion of Poland. Although the outbreak of war was triggered by Germany’s invasion of Poland, the causes of the war are more complex.
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Ex State Dept staffer who set up Clinton home server to take 5th Amendment before Congress
The Washington Post reported Wednesday night that a former Hillary Clinton State Department staffer who reportedly set up her home brew server will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights and refuse to testify to Congressional committees investigating Clinton’s home email system.
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Chris Christie Yells At Town Hall Attendee For Quoting His Own Comments On Climate Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thinks that human exhalation is a cause of climate change. Or he thinks that statement is “ridiculous.” Either might be true.
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Judge jails Christian clerk
A federal judge who previously has sided with arguments for partial-birth abortion and homosexual clubs in public schools ordered jail on Thursday for a Kentucky county clerk who refused to violate her faith and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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