Show Notes 10-13-2017

Friday Show Notes 10-13-17

‘Scam’ superintendent trying to interest Homeshoolers in state program
A “scam” by a South Dakota school superintendent offering homeschoolers free laptops in exchange for enrolling in his district for one day has been explained. He was just hoping to interest them in a distance-learning program.
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NFL members in the military
Chicago Bears quarterback Sid Luckman was one of 19 men (out of 28) from his team’s 1943 championship squad to leave for the war the following year.
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Army Schedules Hearing to Consider Bergdahl Guilty Plea
Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl will appear before a judge next week to enter an expected guilty plea to charges that he endangered comrades by walking off his remote post in Afghanistan in 2009.
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Columbus: not as bumbling as you might think
Columbus was looking for a sea route to India and China because 40 years earlier Muslim Turks conquered Constantinople in 1453 cutting off the land routes.
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Oxford Univ. Student Union Bans Christian Union From Fair, Calls Christianity ‘Excuse for Homophobia’
An Oxford University student union reportedly barred the Christian Union from setting up a stall at a college freshers’ fair, with a representative calling Christianity “an excuse for homophobia and neo-colonialism.”
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Millennials Are So Terrified Of Religion They’re Developing One Around Harry Potter
Since time immemorial, people have found certain things profoundly fulfilling. Things like faith and family have helped us to look outside ourselves and to a higher power, making us feel whole.
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SFUSD may cut down on tests for students
In the wake of statewide standardized testing results released last month, a San Francisco education leader is hoping to change local policies to cut down on the slew of tests students are to take throughout the school year.
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A Look at the Birth of the Continental Navy
In October each year, the U.S. Navy celebrates its birthday. It has done so for 234 years, but the birth of the U.S. Navy stems from a very short, frantic, almost panicked 11 days in 1775. The result of that crisis has become the most powerful sea power in the world.
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Show Notes 10-07-17

Saturday Show 9-7-17

Donors of Anti-Trump ‘Resistance’ Group Revealed
The hidden donors to a prominent anti-Trump “resistance” organization are revealed in unredacted tax forms obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
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McDonald’s launches trial of ‘McVegan’ burger
Today, McDonald’s have launched the trial of their new burger, the McVegan. The trial is taking place at an outlet in Finland, which if successful, could expand worldwide.
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Federal Judge refuses to overturn Trump pardon of  Arpaioa
A federal judge on Wednesday upheld President Donald Trump’s pardon earlier this year of 85-year-old former Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio, rejecting legal challenges by outside groups.
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NFL players’ union teamed up with Soros to fund leftist advocacy groups
Even before its feud over the national anthem with President Trump, the NFL Players Association wasn’t on the same political team as many of its fans, judging from its contributions to leftist advocacy groups.
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Piscopo: NY Italians Dare Liberals Trying to Take Down Our Columbus Statue to ‘Bring It On’
Just try to take down New York Italian-Americans’ statue of Christopher Columbus, entertainer Joe Piscopo dares liberals against public memorials of the Italian explorer.
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Anheuser-Busch: ‘We Have No Plans to End Our NFL Sponsorship’
“We have no plans to end our NFL sponsorship,” an Anheuser-Busch spokesman told CNSNews.com Tuesday after heavy call volume on the subject prompted the company to set up an option on their toll-free phone line for customers to voice their opinions on the subject.
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ICE Arrests 500 Illegals in ‘Sanctuary’ Jurisdictions
Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 498 people from 42 countries during a four-day operation that targeted illegal immigrants who were living in so-called “sanctuary” cities and counties.
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California becomes ‘sanctuary state’ in rebuke of Trump immigration policy
Under threat of possible retaliation by the Trump administration, Gov. Jerry Brown signed landmark “sanctuary state” legislation Thursday, vastly limiting who state and local law enforcement agencies can hold, question and transfer at the request of federal immigration authorities.
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Refugees continue to cross from US to Canada in unprecedented numbers
People seeking asylum are leaving America for Canada in unprecedented numbers. They pour in from around the globe. Some have been in the United States for just days or weeks. Others for years.
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U.S. Will Return to the Moon, Pence Says
The Trump administration is committed to as part of a broader push to prioritize human spaceflight and firm up U.S. dominance in the final frontier, Vice President Mike Pence said.
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Show Notes 05-27-2017

Saturday Show 5-27-17

FOR SUCH A BUMBLING EXPLORER, HE SURE MADE AN IMPACT
William Lawson Grant, Professor of Colonial History at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, wrote in the introduction to “Voyages and Explorations” (Toronto, The Courier Press, Limited, 1911, A.S. Barnes Company): “The history of Western Civilization begins in a conflict with the Orient, a conflict of which it may be the end is not yet.
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He plowed his field; now he faces a $2.8 million fine
Duarte sued the Army Corps and the state, alleging they violated his constitutional right of due process by issuing the cease and desist orders without a hearing. The U.S. Attorney’s Office counter-sued Duarte Nursery to enforce the Clean Water Act violation.
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Able-Bodied Required to Work Under Trump’s New Food Stamp Reform?
President Donald Trump’s newly released budget contains a proposed food stamp reform, which the left has denounced as a “horror” that arbitrarily cuts food stamp benefits by 25 percent.
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One-third of American 8th graders think Canada is a dictatorship, report reveals
The days of politically frustrated Americans declaring “That’s it, I’m moving to Canada!” could soon be coming to an end — at least among teenagers who value freedom and equality.
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Hillary Gets Choked Up At Wellesley Commencement — Blames Allergies
Hillary Clinton struggled to speak shortly after beginning her speech at the Wellesley College commencement ceremony Friday. A college official rushed to deliver her a lozenge and water bottle as she choked on her words.
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The Royal American Regiment
During the struggle between France and Britain for control of North America, in the conflict known to Americans as the French and Indian War, the British forces had met with some early disasters that made it clear that some new military units with special skills would be needed to fight this war.
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