Friday Show Notes 11-24-17
Clinton mega-donor dies of gunshot wound to head
A wealthy Democratic mega-donor who co-founded the Ready for Hillary PAC, which helped launch Hillary Clinton’s 2016 campaign for the White House, has died of a gunshot wound to the head after “a sudden onset and battle with a mental health issue,” his family says.
Louisiana Sheriff Offers ‘First Gun Course’ for Kids Ahead of Christmas
On Christmas morning, a number of children will wake up to find their first gun, whether it be an air gun, a shotgun or a hunting rifle, nestled under the tree.
Uber Driver Shoots Attacker In The Leg
While violent crime is decreasing all across the nation, it’s not a time for people to take their personal safety for granted. It still behooves you to carry a firearm and be prepared to utilize it in self-defense should the need arise.
A Thanksgiving Proclamation by President George Washington
On Oct. 3, 1789, America’s first president, George Washington, issued a proclamation declaring Nov. 26, 1789 as “a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many signal favors of Almighty God.…”
US General in Afghanistan: From 2011 to 2016, ‘The Enemy Believed … We Had Lost Our Will’
Five years of “telegraphing” to the Taliban that U.S. and coalition forces were leaving Afghanistan prompted the enemy to believe “we had lost our will,” the top U.S. military officer leading the campaign there said Monday.
A Marine and his dog’s unconventional journey from Afghanistan to ‘stubborn positivity’
A Marine deployed to a remote part of Afghanistan, Grossi was well aware that he shouldn’t befriend the short-legged, white-furred, innately well-behaved dog. For safety reasons, Marines are warned against buddying up to animals; if caught, the pup could be put down.
Vietnam veteran keeps longtime promise to late fellow Marine
VA veteran and his fellow Marine made a pact while serving together in Vietnam — and kept it for nearly five decades. Master Sgt. William H. Cox said he and fellow Marine First Sgt. James T. Hollingsworth made a promise to one another in a bunker in the Marble Mountains of Vietnam in 1969, Greenville News reported.
Trump banishing Obama’s memos, regulations
Under the Obama administration, the White House, the Department of Justice and other federal agencies repeatedly circumvented Congress by using guidance memos to create de facto regulations, changing laws without going through the review process.