Show Notes 10-03- 2018

Wednesday show notes 10-03-18

Chinese Destroyer Imperils Navy ship with ‘Unsafe’ Move in South China Sea
A Chinese destroyer veered within 45 yards of a U.S. Navy ship Sunday in “an unsafe and unprofessional maneuver” in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea, the Navy said.
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EPA rolling back Obama’s mercury rule
The White House is preparing to reverse regulations covering mercury emissions, the latest move in President Donald Trump’s steady rollback of Obama-era environmental rules.
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Judge to Decide if ‘Voluntarily Homeless’ Man Has Constitutional Right to Live Under Bridge
A “voluntarily homeless” man who doesn’t want to pay rent has had his previously-dismissed court challenge revived by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of appeals.
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U.S. OUTMANEUVERS ‘SO-CALLED’ STATE OF PALESTINE
Ever since President Donald Trump took office, he’s been at odds with Palestinians. He’s objected to the fact they’ve been using money contributed by international groups, including the U.S., to pay terrorists.
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Iran took its U.S. gripes to UN court, scored victory
The United Nations’ highest court on Wednesday ordered the United States to lift specific sanctions on Iran. The ruling by the International Court of Justice is legally binding, but it remains to be seen if the Trump administration will comply.
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Planned Parenthood Contributed $126,886 to Democrats on Judiciary Committee; $0 to Republicans
Planned Parenthood’s political action committees, employees and family members of employees have contributed $126,886 to Democrats currently sitting on the Senate Judiciary Committee, and $0 to Republican senators on the committee, according to data from The Center for Responsive Politics, which includes campaign contributions from 1990 through 2018.
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Show Notes 04-14-2018

Saturday notes 04-14-18

Dutch Teacher Who Saved 600 Jewish Children from Nazis Dies at 107
In 1942 and 1943, Dutch educator Johan van Hulst arranged for the transport of some very precious cargo. It was passed over a hedge, hidden in basket and sacks, and then whisked out of Amsterdam by bicycle. The cargo wasn’t food or supplies: It was Jewish children, smuggled and saved by van Hulst and his colleagues during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands.
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Fisherman gives C-section to dead shark, frees 98 pups into the ocean
A man in Victoria, Australia, may have saved an entire brood of baby sharks after giving their deceased mother an impromptu C-section during a recent fishing trip.
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Schools arm teachers with tiny baseball bats
At first glance, it may seem like a joke to some. But a Pennsylvania school district is giving its 500 teachers weapons to fight off would-be school shooters – and those weapons are little wooden baseball bats that aren’t much longer than a ruler.
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Some Dutch Catholics Revolt Against ‘Destructive’ Teachings of Pope Francis
Leading Dutch Catholics are petitioning their bishops to warn Pope Francis about his “destructive” teachings and urge him to not commit “serious errors” against the Faith, reported Radio Maria Nederland as translated by Catholic news agency Gloria.tv on April 9.
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US Lawmakers Reveal Few Details of Talks with Venezuela’s Beleaguered President
Two U.S. lawmakers are revealing few details of their personal meetings with Venezuela’s embattled President Nicolas Maduro after separate visits to the country last week. Sen. Dick Durbin, (D-Ill.)
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Could astronauts conceive in space? NASA sends human SPERM to the ISS for the first time to find out if sex in orbit would be successful
Human sperm has been sent to the International Space Station (ISS) for the first time, as Nasa tries to find out if humans could ever conceive in space.
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Trump Signs Welfare Reform Executive Order
The president’s welfare reform plan calls for addressing the challenges of people who may find it hard to find and keep jobs, including single parents, ex-convicts, the homeless, substance abusers, the disabled, and “disconnected youth.”
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Conservatives unite to ask Trump to keep Pruitt
The president’s welfare reform plan calls for addressing the challenges of people who may find it hard to find and keep jobs, including single parents, ex-convicts, the homeless, substance abusers, the disabled, and “disconnected youth.”
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3 More California Cities Vote to Opt Out of State’s Sanctuary Law
The Newport Beach city council voted unanimously earlier this week to challenge California’s sanctuary law, joining a dozen other cities that are not interested in complying with the sanctuary policies.
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Paul Ryan endorses Kevin McCarthy to be next House speaker
House Speaker Paul Ryan on Friday endorsed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy to succeed him as House speaker when Ryan steps down at the end of the year.
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Show Notes 04-06-2018

Friday Show Notes 04-06-18

Steve Forbes: Lefty mayors’ frivolous climate change lawsuits need to stop
Who or what is actually responsible for “global warming” and how should the individuals, businesses or industry sectors be held accountable? If you listen to New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the California mayors of San Francisco, Oakland, Richmond and others, the entire blame rests exclusively with our oil and natural gas industry.
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Obama EPA officials protest Scott Pruitt’s ‘secret science’ reforms. Here’s why they’re wrong.
Should the public be allowed to know how bureaucrats develop policies that have major impacts on our lives? Or should we simply be left in the dark? That seems like a silly question, right? Hopefully, the answer is obvious.
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Acting consumer bureau leader asks Congress to limit its power
Trump budget director Mick Mulvaney, who is pulling double duty as the acting CFPB chief, asked Congress to take control of the bureau’s funding, make his successors fireable at will by the president, install an inspector general and give itself the sole power to finalize the bureau’s rules.
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New details about basis for Andrew McCabe’s firing from FBI revealed
Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe was fired last month for committing three violations of the bureau’s ethics code, an investigative source told Fox News on Thursday.
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Jill McCabe, wife of fired FBI official Andrew McCabe, breaks silence on campaign money
Jill McCabe, the wife of former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, denied Monday that contributions to her 2015 Virginia Senate campaign from a top Hillary Clinton ally’s political organization played any role in the FBI investigation into Clinton’s personal email server.
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Trump is not the first president to deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border
Trump is not the first president to deploy the National Guard to the U.S.-Mexico border
President Trump is taking a lot of heat for his decision to deploy the National Guard to America’s southern border, but he is repeating a move made by many of his predecessors.
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Congress opens all U.S. ports to international trade
On this day in 1776, the Continental Congress takes the first step toward American independence by announcing their decision to open all American ports to international trade with any part of the world that is not under British rule.
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Show Notes 03-26-2017

Sunday Show 3-26-17

Viral video imagines Elmo getting fired over PBS budget cuts
A viral online video imagines lovable “Sesame Street” character Elmo getting fired due to budget cuts to PBS. The video shows an unseen man delivering the news to Elmo in a nondescript room.
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Subway’s minimum wage ‘sandwich artist’ apprenticeship slammed by union
Subway may be known for its toasty bread but in the UK, the chain is feeling some serious heat after a help wanted post surfaced online seeking young “apprentices” to work at the store building subs– for substantially less pay than traditional employees.
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Illinois Teacher Fired for Confronting Student Who Wouldn’t Stand for Pledge of Allegiance
A high-school teacher in Illinois has been fired after chastising more than once a student who would not stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. Vince Ziebarth, a popular driver’s ed teacher, confronted 15-year-old Shemar Cooper multiple times after Cooper refused to stand for the Pledge.
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UN diplomat quits after pressure over Israel ‘apartheid’ report
A United Nations diplomat stepped down Friday after refusing to withdraw a report accusing Israel of practicing apartheid against Palestinians, reported.
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Deep State Targets Roger Stone Former Trump Aide
Roger Stone has been a longtime confidante of Donald Trump. He is also a Republican operative and a serial hat wearer. Stone claims that he has been targeted by the Deep State. He says that the main reason he is being targeted is the next week’s Congressional investigations into the Russian hacking.
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Susan Rice Warns White House Not to Put Out ‘Inaccurate If Not Deliberately False’ Information
Former Obama administration national security adviser Susan Rice was castigated on social media over a Washington Post op-ed accusing the Trump White House of dissembling and contorting the facts, but doubled down in a PBS interview, saying when the White House puts out information seen to be “inaccurate if not deliberately false, it shakes the credibility and the confidence of our allies.”
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Trump appointee steps down at EPA
A member of the temporary political team leading the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the Trump administration is resigning.
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Lawyers for Bowe Bergdahl file third appeal, charging Trump remarks taint trial prospects
Attorneys for accused Army deserter Bowe Bergdahl took their third shot Thursday at getting his case tossed, once again arguing that President Trump blew their client’s chance of a fair trial when he called the sergeant and former Taliban captive “a dirty, rotten traitor.”
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Marines to Test 100 New Beach-Storming Technologies
When you think of ship-to-shore maneuver and amphibious assaults, Marine Corps planners want to banish the image of an Iwo Jima-style beach landing.
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Another Good Guy With A Gun: Detroit Man Shoots Sister’s Violent Stalker
A 32-year-old Detroit man apparently saved his sister’s life Tuesday when her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend kicked his way into her new apartment with a gun and bad intentions.
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Preschool Suspends 4-Year-Old Boy and Calls Child Services After He Brings in Bullet Casing
An Illinois preschool has suspended a 4-year-old boy and called child services after mistakenly thinking he brought a bullet to the school that was actually just a shell casing.
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Gun Sales Hit Record Highs, But What About Gun Accidents?
More people own guns now than ever before, so you might think that accidental and negligent shootings with firearms would be at an all-time high. In fact, the opposite has happened.
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Saturday Show 10-22-16

Christian Bakery Sued by Lesbian Couple Closing
An Oregon bakery has been forced to close down after losing a legal battle brought by a lesbian couple who sued the owners for refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding because of their Christian beliefs.
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Demolition of Controversial Migrant Camp in France to Go Ahead; Protests Continue
Demolition of a controversial camp for migrants on France’s Channel coast is imminent, but the plan to disperse inhabitants to reception centers around the country continues to draw a strong public response.
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Pope Francis denounces Christians who don’t want refugees
Roman Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia published a column slamming anti-Catholic emails exchanged by members of the Clinton campaign.
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Curt Schilling questions CNN’s Jake Tapper why Jews support Democrats
Days after the former Boston Red Sox pitcher expressed a desire to run for a Massachusetts Senate seat in 2018 opposite Elizabeth Warren, Schilling asked Jake Tapper on CNN’s The Lead why Jews support the Democratic Party.
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EPA Spends $10.8 Million for Teacher Training on ‘Environmental Education’
The Environmental Protection Agency is spending over $10 million in taxpayer dollars for a five-year program to train teachers to “deliver high-quality environmental education in formal and non-formal education settings.”
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What Time Warner-AT&T alliance means for you
Superman, Bugs Bunny, Larry David and Wolf Blitzer could have a new corporate home soon, and depending upon who you ask, that’s either really bad for consumers, or a golden opportunity.
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How your DVR was hijacked to help epic cyberattack
Technology experts warned for years that the millions of Internet-connected “smart” devices we use every day are weak, easily hijacked and could be turned against us.
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Here’s what the average American owes after college
In case you haven’t heard by now, there’s a major student loan crisis brewing, and the average American borrower is graduating with more debt than ever before. In fact, student debt is rising faster than inflation, and it doesn’t just affect recent graduates.
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Support for Higher Teacher Salaries Drops When People Find Out How Much Teachers Earn
Americans consistently underestimate how much is spent annually to educate children in the nation’s public schools, including how much teachers are being paid.
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U.S. Combat Casualties in Iraq Rise to 3,693
The U.S. serviceman killed by a roadside bomb north of Mosul Thursday is the fourth to be killed in action since the mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) was launched in 2014 – and the 3,693rd American soldier, sailor, airman or Marine to be killed in combat in Iraq since the war there began in March 2003.
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Iraqi leader says no thanks to U.S. push for Turkish role in Mosul fight
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit Saturday, hoping to push Iraq to allow Turkey to play a role in the battle against the Islamic State for Mosul, but Iraq’s prime minister said no thanks.
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Show Notes 06-05-2016

Sunday Show 05-05-16

“Rent a mob targeting Trump rallies
A woman who appears to be a professional protester appeared in the middle of the violent rally against Donald Trump in San Jose, Calif., on Thursday evening.
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Philippine president-elect urges public to kill drug dealers
The Philippine president-elect has encouraged the public to help him in his war against crime, urging citizens with guns to shoot and kill drug dealers who resist arrest and fight back in their neighborhoods.
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Anti-free speech law means jail fines even for websites
Pro-life activists are finding common cause with media organizations and even some pro-“choice” supporters in an effort to stop California legislation they say would not only wound the cause for life but strike lethal blows to the First Amendment to the Constitution.
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Swiss voters reject basic income proposal
Swiss voters overwhelmingly reject proposal to introduce basic incomeSwiss voters overwhelmingly rejected a proposal that would have guaranteed everyone in the Alpine nation an unconditional basic income, according to projections published Sunday by public broadcaster SRF1.
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Bible reading by Republican spurs GOP walkout Lawmakers hurl F-bomb, flee meeting when scripture quoted in LGBT vote
Rep. Rick Allen, Georgia Republican, created quit a stir on Capitol Hill when he pulled out a Bible passage and began reading, as a way of showing fellow Republicans they ought to be ashamed for backing a spending bill that included language upholding a President Obama-backed ban on government contracts absent LGBT equal rights’ protections.
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ARMAGEDDON’ FOR CHRISTIAN COLLEGES
The California State Legislature is working on an “Armageddon” for Christian colleges and universities that would force them to embrace “transgender rights” or lose funding for students.
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Satanists plan to celebrate 6-6-16 in LA
June is a time of celebration. Graduations take place. Father’s Day is observed. And summer officially begins. It’s also when the Satanic Temple of Los Angeles has scheduled festivities for a revered day in the diabolic community — 6/6/16.
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Thanks to EPA and Army Corps of Engineers, American farmers are newly endangered species
Thanks to EPA and Army Corps of Engineers, American farmers are a newly endangered species.
It is getting harder and harder, and in legal terms more dangerous, to be an American farmer these days, thanks to the aggressive behavior of the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
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FDA  mandates food defense plans to guard against intentional adulteration
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a final rule last week mandating that food-related facilities implement “food defense plans” to prevent “intentional adulteration of food” with the intent to cause “wide scale public health harm,” including “intentional adulteration related to terrorism.”
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Meet Obama’s Orwellian-sounding ‘mobility counselors,’ whose job is to do this
What does mandatory busing look like in the twenty-first century? It looks like “Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing,” a new regulation imposed by Barack Obama’s Department of Housing and Urban Development, which forces low-income tenants to move out of their existing homes in cities and into the suburbs.
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Show Notes 03-10-2016

Thursday Show 03-10-16

House Natural Resources Chairman: EPA’s Removal of Gold Mine Plug Was ‘Done On Purpose’
The chairman of the House Committee on Natural Resources stated that the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) removal of a natural plug sealing the Gold King Mine near Silverton, Colorado last August was “done on purpose,” challenging Interior Secretary Sally Jewell to retract her previous testimony that the resulting blowout was “an accident.”
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RANCHER JAIL-BOUND FOR SPRAYING MOSQUITOES
An 81-year-old Colorado rancher who waged war on mosquitoes after his wife nearly died from West Nile virus has launched a last-minute fight against going to jail this week for spraying pesticides that wafted over his neighbors’ organic farm.
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DOJ explores action against climate change deniers
Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Wednesday that she has explored ways to “take action” on turning climate-change denial into a federal crime.
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BREAKING: NOAA Releases New Data, 50 Years of Lies Just Got OBLITERATED
Liberals and global warming theorists would love to have all of us believing the earth is warming at a rapid rate and we are the cause of it. They want to blame our “carbon footprints” for the melting of the polar caps and have tried relentlessly for decades to push this agenda as a reason to ration energy production and consumption and generally control every act of our lives.
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Benghazi victim’s mom: Hillary needs to tell me the truth!
During an interview on the FOX Business Network’s Intelligence Report with Trish Regan, Patricia Smith, the mother of one of the Benghazi victims, responded to Hillary Clinton’s comments during the latest Democratic debate.
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Gun industry wants looser rules on silencers
The U.S. gun industry is trying to shake off the Hollywood hitman image of the gun silencer and rebrand it as a hearing-protection device in a campaign to roll back regulations that date to the 1930s.
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This is what saved Philadelphia from Indian attacks
Admiral Sir William Penn of Britain fought the Dutch navy in the First Anglo-Dutch War, 1652-54. He captured Jamaica from the Spanish in 1655. He helped restore Charles II to the British throne.
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