Show Notes 08-02-2018

Thursday show notes 08-02-18

Dinesh D’Souza’s New Film Makes Incendiary Claims About Democrats’ History
Death of a Nation’ premieres in Los Angeles on Tuesday where several prominent conservatives in Hollywood and in politics are expected to walk the red carpet.
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Vietnam vet killed by police after fighting off naked intruder who attacked his grandson
Army veteran who served in the Vietnam War was fatally shot by police in his home after he shot and killed a naked intruder who was attacking his grandson.
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TRUMP SURPRISES LIMBAUGH TO CELEBRATE 30 YEARS
On the 30th anniversary of the commencement of his national radio program, Rush Limbaugh took a high-priority call Wednesday that caught the veteran broadcaster off guard.
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Paul Kengor: ‘A Politically Incorrect Guide to Communism and Socialism’
Communism wanted to disrupt the social order, particularly when it comes to property, which is the opposite of the goal of conservatism, author and professor Paul Kengor said Wednesday at the Young America’s Foundation’s National Conservative Student Conference in Washington, D.C.
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More than 450 people in Florida ordered to give up guns under new law, report says
Hundreds of gun owners in Florida have been ordered to give up their guns under a new law that took effect after the deadly Parkland shooting in February, according to a report published Monday.
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Sen. Schumer on 3D Guns: Trump Administration ‘Enslaved by the NRA’
Commenting on President Donald Trump’s remarks about the private sector publishing the blueprints for printing 3D guns, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the administration is “enslaved” by the National Rifle Association (NRA), and when the NRA “says jump, they say, how high?
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Show notes 07-06-2018

Friday Show Notes 07-06-18

Flag Fight! Business Ordered to Remove Old Glory Following Complaint
The southeast Texas town of Port Neches is one of the most patriotic towns in America. So you can imagine the reaction when a local business owner was ordered to remove American flags posted outside their store.
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PETA Defends Extremist Group’s Illegal Activity
If you thought PETA had moderated itself since PETA provided money to an Animal Liberation Front member who burned down a university lab—think again.
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Texas mother shoots man trying to steal car with children inside
A mother in Texas shot a carjacker who was stealing her vehicle while her two young children were inside, police say. The woman jumped back into her SUV after the suspect got into the driver’s seat at a Dallas petrol station on Wednesday night, according to police
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Entire California ghost town for sale for under $1 million
A real-life California ghost town has hit the market, and an authentic piece of the Wild West can be yours for a cool $925,000.
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Dow jumps 200 points ahead of US tariffs on China, tech rises
Stocks closed higher on Thursday as technology shares rose, but investors remained on edge as the U.S. prepared to slap tariffs on goods imported from China.
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Is Christianity Shrinking in America? “Yes” and “No”
The number of self-proclaimed Christians is shrinking in America. Fewer people claim a Christian affiliation than ever before, and those who claim no religious affiliation are the fastest growing group in America.
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The 10 Commandments: let voters decide
Voters in Alabama will be asked this fall whether or not the Ten Commandments can be posted on state property.
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Las Vegas cop ‘terrified with fear’ as gunman murdered dozens, body camera footage shows
An armed, veteran police officer stood idle for several minutes last October as the Las Vegas gunman slaughtered dozens of concert goers from a perch one floor up, and now that cop’s actions — and inaction — are being reviewed by the Metropolitan Police Department.
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Show Notes 06-29-2018

Friday Show Notes 06-29-18

Trump to ‘Extremist’ Democrats: ‘We Will Not Tolerate Attacks’ on ‘Courageous’ ICE Agents, Border Patrol
President Trump called out “extremist Democrat politicians” during a rally in Fargo, North Dakota on Wednesday, blasting the recent attacks by open borders activists on Border Patrol and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents.
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Texas city to fly 40,000 American flags, one at every home, on 4th of July
A North Texas city will proudly display its patriotism by flying more than 40,000 American flags that will be displayed in front of every home, business and place of worship on the Fourth of July.
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United flight aborts takeoff at Phoenix airport: ‘Pilot slammed on the brakes,’Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport officials say no one was injured when a United aircraft aborted takeoff just seconds before departure. United Flight 1600, which was scheduled to fly from Phoenix to Newark, N.J., pulled off the runway on Friday morning after a possible issue with overheated brakes, airport officials confirmed to Fox 10.
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American money flowing back into America
Despite President Trump’s tit-for-tat trade barbs, America’s CEOs are not wasting anytime in taking advantage of his tax reform plan. Over $300 billion was repatriated to the U.S. in the first quarter, according to the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) — the most on record.
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Fine print on gun control petitions causes ruckus
A gun-rights organization has written to promoters of the new Initiative 1639 in Washington state warning the paper petitions they are asking voters to sign don’t comply with state law because of the “maze of fine print.”
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California Supreme Court Upholds ‘Impossible’ Gun Control Law
The Supreme Court of California upheld a micro-stamping requirement for semiautomatic handguns Thursday — even though the technology does not exist to allow manufacturers to comply.
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2nd Amendment Under Attack: Gun Manufacturer Targeted By Corporate America
Think the Second Amendment isn’t under attack? Think again. My buddy Gary Ramey and his gun business are proof.
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Father of Benghazi Victim: Terrorist’s ‘Light’ Sentence ‘Does Nothing to Discourage’ Future Attacks
The father of murdered CIA contract officer Tyrone Woods reacted to the Benghazi attack “mastermind” getting sentenced to only 22 years in prison.
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100-year-old Harley-Davidson returns from France to honor American WWI vets
Christophe de Goulaine presses a small button to prime the carburetor, then gives the starter a kick. It doesn’t work. Again, he thrusts his body up and down, foot on the lever.
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4 Things All Troops Hear When Going On Holiday Leave
Remember when going on leave for the holidays got you a hearty “have fun!” from your fellow military personnel or command? You sent that last email, powered down your computer and headed for the sweet, sweet, freedom of a few days out of uniform and away from work.
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Show Notes 05-29-2018

Tuesday Show 05-29-18

Butchers ‘living in fear’ as vegan attacks on the rise, says Countryside Alliance
Attacks on small businesses by vegan activists are on the rise, according to the Countryside Alliance. Death threats, stoked by social media and encouraged by international groups of activists, have caused butchers and farmers to “live in fear.”
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Facebook to Replace ‘Trending News’ with ‘Breaking News’, Limited to 80 Undisclosed Publications
Democrats attacked President Donald Trump over the weekend for a photo of migrant children being detained by immigration enforcement — even though the photo was actually taken in 2014, druing President Barack Obama’s term.
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Deported Illegal Alien Rapist, Kidnapper, Burglar Reenters U.S., Nabbed by Border Agents
Border Patrol agents patrolling the area of San Luis, Arizona arrested a Mexican national with previous felony convictions of first-degree rape, second-degree kidnapping, and first-degree burglary early Thursday evening, U.S. Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) announced Friday.
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NY Bill Aims to Ban Air Rifle and Archery Teams
A Democratic lawmaker in NY has proposed new legislation that would ban all school Air Rifle and Archery teams. This is the latest battle front in the Left’s never-ending battle against the 2nd Amendment.
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Most Media Did Not Report That Texas School Shooter Was an Atheist
The news media and the pundits are wading through another fog trying to figure out why the latest serial killer went on a rampage. As a sociologist who has written on this subject before, I can attest that serial killers have much in common, and this is especially true of young killers.
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US laundry business cleans, mends American flags for free
With the official start to the summer just around the corner, millions of Americans will be flying their Stars and Stripes high and mightily.
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‘Pro-business’ Wyoming changes cryptocurrency rules to entice entrepreneurs
Will the Cowboy State become the Blockchain State? Wyoming has passed legislation to attract the blockchain and cryptocurrency businesses to a state dominated by mining and tourism.
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China approves five new trademarks for Ivanka Trump’s business just days after Trump’s deal to drop US prohibitions against cellphone manufacturer ZTE
Ivanka Trump’s business has won approval from China for at least five new trademarks. The timing appears to be suspect with it coming just days after Donald Trump announced he was working on a controversial deal to drop U.S. prohibitions against China cellphone manufacturer ZTE.
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Trump to impose 25 percent tariffs on ‘industrially significant technology’ from China
The Trump administration on Tuesday moved forward with a plan to impose 25 percent tariffs on $50 billion of “industrially significant technology” from China ahead of a meeting to discuss a trade deal between the two countries that Trump says will be more fair to America.
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Show Notes 02-25-2018

 Sunday notes 02-25-18

Officers were ‘stunned and upset’ at what they saw Broward deputies do at Florida shooting
Outrage ensued when it was reported Thursday that one armed school resource officer allowed Nikolas Cruz to continue his massacre, but it turns out he wasn’t the only one – there were three other officers who responded but didn’t enter the school.
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Rev. Billy Graham to lie in honor at US Capitol Rotunda
The body of the late Rev. Billy Graham will lie in repose in the rotunda of the U.S. Capitol where the public and members of the Capitol Hill community will pay their respects to the man who became known as “America’s pastor.”
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Trump: ‘In America, We Don’t Worship Government, We Worship God!’
President Donald Trump told the CPAC conference today that in America we do not worship government, we worship God. Here is the passage from Trump’s speech when he talked about America’s devotion to God.
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Trump threatens to yank immigration enforcement from California
President Donald Trump angrily said Thursday that he is considering withdrawing immigration and border control enforcement agencies from California because of what he called the state’s “protection of horrible criminals.”
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Student Faces Expulsion After Saying a Math Symbol Looks Like a Gun
Students at the Oberlin High School in Oberlin, La., caused an uproar when they spread rumors about a boy who had joked about a square root symbol looking like a gun. A joke quickly became a tall tale that claimed this boy had planned to attack the school with guns and bombs.
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Durbin banned from communion until he repents
Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.) is banned from receiving communion by the bishop of Durbin’s Catholic diocese in Springfield, Illinois, until the senator “repents” of his pro-abortion “sin.”
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U.S. to move embassy to Jerusalem in May
Reacting to the news Friday, PLO Secretary-General Saeb Erekat called the move a “flagrant violation of international law and agreements” signed between the Palestinians and Israel that will “destroy” the two-state solution, the Times of Israel reported.
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2 U.S. Congressmen detained on Temple Mount
Those olive twigs on the Temple Mount in Jerusalem must have amazing power. After all, one American visitor, a U.S. congressman, picked one up, and he and a companion congressman were immediately confronted by police and detained.
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Feds Fund Clown School in San Francisco
The federal government is funding a clown school located in House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi’s San Francisco-based congressional district that has classes and workshops on “Precision Idiocy” and how to act like a “Buffoon.”
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FBI ‘investigating whether Russian money went to NRA’s campaign to help elect Donald Trump
Activists are demanding the National Rifle Association (NRA) reveal if it received donations from Russia, after it was reported the FBI is investigating whether a Kremlin-linked Moscow businessman channeled money to the group’s campaign to help Donald Trump win the election.
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If we receive a message from aliens , should we delete it without reading it?
Roughly half a century ago, Cornell astronomer Frank Drake conducted Project Ozma, the first systematic SETI survey at the National Radio Astronomy Observatory in Green Bank, West Virginia.
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Show Notes 02-24-2018

Show Notes 02-24-18

The First Barbary War
When Thomas Jefferson was inaugurated in March of 1801, he inherited troubled relations with the Barbary states — the Ottoman Regencies of Algiers, Tunis, and Tripoli, along with independent Morocco. The United States had treaties with all four, but tension was high and rising.
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MetLife, rental car agencies dump NRA discounts
Several businesses with ties to the National Rifle Association are breaking up with the group amid mounting pressure from gun-control proponents following the Parkland, Fla. school shooting.
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Fla. Gov. Rick Scott Announces $500M School Safety Plan, But No Gun Ban
Gov. Rick Scott (R) on Friday announced a “major action plan” to prevent mass shootings like the one in Parkland. He said he will work “aggressively” to get it through the state legislature in the next two weeks.
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Show Notes 02-16-2018

Friday Show Notes 02-16-18

No, There Haven’t Been 18 School Shootings This Year — Not Even Close
The latest mass shooting, which claimed 17 lives at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school in Florida, was a horrible tragedy. But that’s no excuse for the flurry of stories parroting a gun control advocacy group’s false claims about school shootings.
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Richmond-based federal appeals court finds Trump Muslim travel ban unconstitutional – again
A divided 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday held as unconstitutional President Donald Trump’s anti-terrorist travel ban from eight countries, six of them majority-Muslim with a total population of 150 million.
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Exclusive: Dozens of refugee resettlement offices to close as Trump downsizes program
Refugee resettlement agencies are preparing to shutter more than 20 offices across the United States and cut back operations in more than 40 others after the State Department told them to pare their operations, according to plans seen by Reuters.
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UN aid workers carried out 60,000 rapes in a decade
Andrew MacLeod, who was chief of operations at the UN’s Emergency Co-ordination Centre, warned that ‘predatory’ abusers used aid jobs to prey on vulnerable girls. The claim was made in a dossier passed to the former secretary for international development Priti Patel last year, according to The Sun newspaper.
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Haley calls for UN to act after report finds Iranian weapons in Yemen
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is demanding the U.N. act in the wake of a report showing Iranian weapons and ballistic missile were taken into Yemen even after a 2015 arms embargo — the latest evidence of Iran’s broader disregard for U.N. resolutions.
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FCC Chair Ajit Pai Under Investigation By Inspector General
Ajit Pai, the chairman of the United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC), is reportedly under investigation by the FCC’s inspector general for potential wrongdoing regarding the chairman’s decision to change broadcast TV ownership rules.
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With new judge on case, Flynn’s guilty plea up in air
In ordinary circumstances when a defendant pleads guilty to a charge, the prosecutor’s work largely is done, except for making a sentencing recommendation.
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