Show Notes 12/19/2013

Thursday Show 12/19/13
“Phil and his family claim to be Christian, but Phil’s lies about an entire community fly in the face of what true Christians believe,” GLAAD spokesperson Wilson Cruz said.12/19/13
Veto of federal public works bill March 3, 1817
Having considered the bill this day presented to me entitled “An act to set apart and pledge certain funds for internal improvements,” and which sets apart and pledges funds “for constructing roads and canals, and improving the navigation of water courses, in order to facilitate, promote, and give security to internal commerce among the several States, and to render more easy and less expensive the means and provisions for the common defense,” http://www.constitution.org/jm/18170303_veto.htm
Under Obama, troops forced to rely on welfare, holiday charity to make ends meet
Jamie Boling and her husband, Joseph, know that providing for a military family can be trying — waiting for orders, often living on a single income, and, in especially tough cases, supporting a spouse wounded in the line of duty. Around the holidays, the challenges — especially the financial ones — can tax families already struggling to make ends meet.
From TeaParty.org
Virginia is the bell weather for military spending because it is the titular home of our Armed Forces. Look at what is stationed there; the Pentagon, Norfolk Navy Yard, and numerous military bases. Virginia Military Institute (Academy) is also located there.
Chinese hackers reportedly crashed Federal election commission
Chinese hackers crashed the Federal Election Commission’s website Oct. 1, the first day of the government shutdown, in “what may be the worst act of sabotage in [the FEC’s] 38-year history,” a non-partisan investigative journalism group reported. http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2013/12/19/chinese-hackers-reportedly-crashed-federal-election-commission-website/
Officials say Max Baucus to be named ambassador to China

President Obama intends to nominate Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., as ambassador to China, Democratic officials said Wednesday, tapping a lawmaker well-versed in trade issues to fill one of the nation’s most sensitive diplomatic posts.

Show Notes 11/17/2013

Sunday Show 11/17/13
Georgia restaurant told to remove flags honoring USA, troops
A Georgia restaurant owner has been ordered to remove the patriotic flags flying above his eatery, Fox 5 Atlanta reported. Darren Miller, owner of CJ’s Hot Dogs in McDonough, was cited on Friday by a code enforcement officer for flying flags above his restaurant that honor the military. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/11/17/georgia-restaurant-told-to-remove-flags-honoring-usa-troops/
Duck Dynasty endorsed a Republican that wins house seat in Louisiana
An unknown political novice who has never visited Washington, D.C., won a special election for Louisiana’s 5th District seat Saturday on the endorsement of the “Duck Dynasty” family and a promise to fix Obamacare.
Teens’ ‘Knockout Game’ a growing danger with deadly results
A recent string of attacks tied to a dangerous game called “Knockout” — where unsuspecting residents are targeted and sucker-punched – is being investigated as possible hate crimes. http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/11/17/teens-knockout-game-growing-danger-with-deadly-results/
American Heritage Girls
American Heritage Girls is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country. The organization offers badge programs, service projects, girl leadership opportunities and outdoor experiences to its members.
Students rally for Rutgers University bus driver who says prayer led to his dismissal
Students at Rutgers University are rallying for the reinstatement of a campus bus driver who says he was pressured to resign after praying for a disabled passenger, but the company says he was ousted over a safety violation. 
Calif. high school will keep ‘Arabs’ nickname
School officials in Southern California say the “Arabs” name is here to stay, but the divisive costumed mascot that represents them may be changing.
Texas A and M law professor says its time to repeal the Second Amendment
A full-time professor on the faculty of the newly-minted Texas A&M University School of Law called for the repeal and replacement of the Second Amendment on Friday.