Show Notes 11-22-2018

Thursday show notes 11-22-18

George Washington’s first Thanksgiving Proclamation

‘Breakthrough’ peanut allergy drug ready for FDA review offers hope for those who suffer

City warned crackdown on free food violates 1st Amendment

Ohio House Passes Bill Banning Abortion After Heartbeat Begins

Amazon exposed customer names and emails in a ‘technical error’

Do You Know How Much Turkey Costs Have Gone Up in 10 Years?

Former Walmart CEO: Might be JCPenney’s last Christmas

Show Notes 08-14-2018

Tuesday Show 08-14-18

Emails Show MA High School Teachers Refusing to Hide Anti-Trump Bias
A group of history school teachers in Massachusetts pledged to reject teaching objectivity while they conspired to hide their anti-Trump prejudice, emails show.
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University to host gun rally in support of campus carry
Kent State University will play host to an open-carry rally next month, with the event hosted by a recent graduate of that school whose pro-gun graduation photos went viral last spring.
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Alabama Putting God Back in Schools with Ten Commandments, ‘In God We Trust’ Displays
Alabama public schools are hoping to bring God back into their schools by displaying the US motto “In God We Trust” on school buildings.
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Sweden Is Burning: Migrant Gangs Unleash Coordinated Fire-Bomb Rampage Across Multiple Cities
Many Swedes were horrified in early 2017 when U.S. President Donald Trump linked immigration to rising crime in Sweden, but an increasing number now agree with him.
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Defense Bill Signed by Trump Requires Foreign Gov’t-Owned News Outlets to Report to FCC
The $716 billion defense bill signed into law by President Trump on Monday includes a provision that will require outlets like Qatar’s Al Jazeera for the first time to start reporting regularly on its funding and ownership.
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Radical Islamists Released on ‘Recognizance’ Despite Police Warning They Trained Kids for School Shootings
Five radical Islamists who, police say, were running a New Mexico compound training children to carry out school shootings, were released on bail Monday – without even having to post any bond money.
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“FDA approval is a monopolists scheme to limit competition
A year ago, the Food and Drug Administration ( FDA) approved a “drug” called Endari to treat sickle cell disease, which afflicts about 100,000 Americans of African descent and around 25 million more outside the US. Price tag: $28,000 a year.
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Show Notes 08-08-2018

Wednesday show notes 08-08-18

Facebook asking major US banks for financial data: report
Facebook is asking major U.S. banks for financial data in order to provide more online shopping services and to track consumer spending habits, The Wall Street Journal reported.
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Alex Jones’ Infowars rockets up the charts in Apple’s App Store, days after Apple and others banned his podcasts
Apple was the first major tech company to make a move against Alex Jones of Infowars on Sunday night by removing his podcast from iTunes. But the Infowars iPhone app, which hosts some of the same content and themes found on the podcast, still lives on in the company’s App Store.
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‘Trump prophecy film hits Facebook resistance
“The Trump Prophecy,” a film based on the real-life story of a fireman who says he received supernatural messages in 2011 that Donald Trump would become president, is set to be released in 1,200 theaters beginning Oct. 2, but the project has already run afoul of Facebook algorithms that have blocked ads from the production company based on the “political” content.
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FDA Acquiring ‘Fresh’ Aborted Baby Parts to Make Mice With Human Immune Systems
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration signed a new contract on July 25 to acquire “fresh” human fetal tissue to transplant into “humanized mice” so that these mice will have a functioning “human immune system,” according to information published by the FDA and the General Services Administration.
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Abortion pill fst-trcked by Blll clinton kills at least 22
At least 22 women have been killed, and hundreds more have ended up with ectopic pregnancies or have required blood transfusions and hospitalization due to an abortion pill fast-tracked by the Bill Clinton administration.
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Dad attacks man at California Target after he allegedly snaps upskirt photos of his teen daughter
Ismael Duarte was at the store shopping with his 15-year-old daughter and his wife on Tuesday, July 31, when he said he noticed Ibarra acting oddly. Surveillance video captured Duarte tackling Ibarra when Duarte says he realized what the suspect was doing.
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Show Notes 12-15-2017

Friday Show Notes 12-15-17

Chanukah is the Jewish eight-day, wintertime “festival of lights,” celebrated with a nightly menorah lighting, special prayers and fried foods. The Hebrew word Chanukah means “dedication,” and is thus named because it celebrates the rededication of the Holy TempleUnder Syrian Rule.
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John McCain Is No “Hero POW”
John McCain seriously violated the Military Code of Conduct by trading “military information” and making numerous public statements that appeared favorable to the communist war effort in exchange for “special treatment.”
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Medical marijuana has NO public health risks and should not be withheld from patients, WHO declares after months of deliberation
The World Health Organization has declared that CBD – the relaxant property of cannabis used in medical marijuana – should not be a scheduled drug.
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Nearly one-quarter of teens are using pot
Nearly one quarter of teens are using marijuana, according to a new survey.
Of eighth, 10th and 12th graders surveyed, 24 percent said they’ve used the drug in the past year, according to research from the University of Michigan.
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FDA moves to end snortable chocolate, calling it ‘street drug alternative’
The Food and Drug Administration is warning a pair of Florida companies to stop distributing a snortable chocolate powder, claiming it’s being sold as an unapproved new drug and as a “street drug alternative.”
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FDA moves to end snortable chocolate, calling it ‘street drug alternative’
The NFL national anthem protests are being blamed for declining  wings sales.
Sanderson Farms, one of the largest producers of chicken in the U.S., said its slumping sales were due to the football players’ demonstrations.
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Show Notes 05-05-17

Friday Show 5-5-17

Showdown looms between Congress, police over civil asset forfeiture
In the early morning hours of April 1, 2013, a police officer in Cleveland, Texas, pulled over James Leonard for speeding along a known drug corridor. After obtaining a search warrant for the vehicle, the officer discovered in the trunk a safe containing more than $200,000 and a bill of sale for a home in Pennsylvania.
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Lawsuit blames Google, Facebook, Twitter for San Bernardino terror attack
A lawsuit filed Wednesday in a California federal court blames Google, Facebook and Twitter for helping to cause the 2015 terror attack in San Bernardino that left 14 dead.
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FDA May Make Too Many Pizza Toppings a Crime
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s “Nutrition Labeling of Standard Menu Items in Restaurants and Similar Retail Food Establishments” (79 FR 71155) rule was originally scheduled to take effect on May 5. The FDA has now delayed the rule for a year.
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FCC Chair on Colbert’s Trump Bash: Will Apply Obscenity Law if Needed
Stephen Colbert has come under fire and backlash following his Monday night monologue on his show “Late Night with Stephen Colbert,” where he made what some have described as homophobic slurs directed toward President Donald Trump and Russian leader Vladimir Putin.
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University of Kentucky students busted in spy-like attempt to steal exam
Two statistics students at the University of Kentucky are now facing the consequences for making a huge miscalculation during finals week, according to police.
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American flag flap forces Virginia high school students to show their patriotism
Virginia high school students and their principal proudly showed support for the American flag after getting backlash for waving Old Glory from the backs of some of their cars.
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Tennessee school yearbook photo with Nazi costumes prompts apology
A Tennessee school district is under fire from parents after a photo of two students dressed as Nazis ended up in a yearbook. The picture in the Houston Middle School yearbook showed two boys wearing hats with the Nazi swastika symbol.
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Show Notes 05-05-2016

Thursday Show 05-05-16 

Seattle May Day protests marred by Molotov cocktails, violence
May Day protests in Seattle turned violent on Sunday, as protesters lit fireworks and threw rocks and Molotov cocktails at police, Seattle Police said.
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Green Beret who tackled Afghan child rapist won’t have to leave the Army
The U.S. Army has reversed a decision to expel a decorated Green Beret for beating up an Afghan military officer who repeatedly raped a boy he kept chained to his bed.
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Armed Services Committee Rejects Amendment to Allow Abortions at Military Facilities
The House Armed Services Committee voted down an amendment Wednesday evening that would have allowed “service members and their dependents to receive abortion services at defense medical facilities (MTFs) if they personally provide funding.”
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Five years after Usama bin Laden’s death, new info — and a new nemesis
Five years ago, Rob O’Neill chomped on a sandwich watching television at Bagram Airfield. Usama bin Laden’s dead body lay on a table next to him.
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NC Gov. on DOJ Claim That Bathroom Law Violates Civil Rights Act: Privacy Around the Nation ‘Now in Jeopardy’
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory issued a statement on Wednesday after receiving a letter from the Department of Justice (DOJ) informing him that HB2, the law he signed requiring state employees to use bathrooms and other public facilities according to their biological sex, violates the Civil Rights Act.
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USDA And EPA To Help Communities Use Internet to ‘Improve Walkability’
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have announced five communities that will participate in their Cool And Connected broadband internet program to “revitalize downtowns, diversify local economies, and improve walkability.”
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Gov’t Buys $4K Inflatable Smokey Bear Costume
The Department of the Interior has awarded a contract for a 10-foot inflatable WalkAround ‘Smokey Bear’ costume for $4,999.
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FDA Launches $35.7 Million LGBT Anti-Smoking Campaign
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) have just launched an anti-tobacco campaign focused on young adults who are lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender.
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Stiff Fines Proposed For EU Members That Refuse to Admit Asylum Seekers
Under a new proposal by the European Commission (EC), members of the European Union (EU) would be fined 250,000 euros ($285,000 USD) for every asylum seeker from the Middle East and North Africa they refuse to accept from a fellow EU country.
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Londoners Look Set to Elect a First-Ever Muslim Mayor Despite ‘Extremism’ Controversy
As a tumultuous, often sharp-edged campaign comes to a close, polls predict that residents of the British capital will elect human-rights lawyer Sadiq Khan as their first Muslim mayor on Thursday.
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DOD: ‘Largest Group’ of U.S. Forces in Iraq There as ‘Security Protection for Advisers and Assisters’
President Obama has sent a growing number of troops to Iraq to protect the relatively small number of American advisers and assisters he deployed in the first place to help the Iraqis fight Islamic State terrorists.
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Show notes 06-28-2015

Sunday show 06-28-15
Boy giving water bottles to police and other acts of kindness go viral amid chaos
In the wake of the wreckage that brought the city to its knees, some members of the community pitched in to clean up, assist law enforcement and rebuild. From a child handing water to police officers and a mom literally fighting to save her son to men shielding officers from angry mobs, these are the moments that brought hope to a damaged community.
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Boehner got 5 million, Ryan 2 million, McConnell 9 million, any doubt why TPA passed
The politicians like to keep the money trail brushed as clean of their footprints as possible, to make it less blatantly obvious that they are exchanging votes for “campaign” cash. Money talks in DC. In our current government it is the only language other than Orwellian double speak which is understood.
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What This New Study Just Revealed About The Impact Of Electric Cars Will Have Liberals Sobbing
Vehicles powered by electricity have quickly moved from occupying a fringe segment in the industry to commanding unparalleled attention and consumer interest. While much of this success has been due to the innovations introduced by Tesla and other companies, the federal government has sweetened the pot for potential buyers by offering a $7,500 subsidy on each electric car purchased in the U.S.
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If they are white kill-em all; flag desecrator issues murderous manifesto
A man who first made national news when a female veteran stopped his protest from stomping on an American flag is now threatening to kill police officers who try to arrest him. Eric Sheppard of Valdosta State University rose to infamy after video surfaced of Playboy playmate and Air Force veteran Michelle Manhart grabbing the flag from him and held it until she was arrested by police.
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Swat team raids family home and kills their dog over an unpaid utility bill
A SWAT team raided a family home and killed their dog because they were unable to pay their natural gas bill, according to a federal lawsuit filed this month.
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Kids create salt black markets in cafeterias due to Michell Obamas lunch rules
Children are creating their own black markets to trade and sell salt due to First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch rules. During a hearing before the House Subcommittee on Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education, chaired by Rep. Todd Rokita (R., Ind.), a school administrator told Congress of the “unintended consequences” of the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.
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California school backtracks on Common Core opt out of punishment
A California high school where a majority of juniors opted out of Common Core testing has backed off of plans to ban the students from using the school’s parking lot and from taking part in senior class activities after parents and education groups raised a fuss.
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City fixes failing grades for high school students
How do you fix a failing high school? Change the grades.
Under pressure to boost student achievement, the state-designated “out of time” Automotive HS in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, has resorted to rigging Regents exam scores.
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2,666,000 Words: FDA Rules Issued Under Obama Twice the Length of Bible
Since President Barack Obama took office on Jan. 20, 2009, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued 545 new final regulations, equaling 2,666 pages in the Federal Register and totaling approximately 2,666,000 words, according to a count of the regulations published in the Federal Register.
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USDA Expands $500 Million Summer Meals Programs to Sites Outside of School
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced the expansion of its summer meal programs beyond the $500 million of taxpayer dollars used to pay for last year’s effort, with a goal of serving an unprecedented 200 million meals to “children” 18 or younger, not only on school campuses, but at other sites, including at home.
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