Show Notes 11-24-2017

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.
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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.
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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.
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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.…”
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Show Notes 05-27-2017

Saturday Show 5-27-17

FOR SUCH A BUMBLING EXPLORER, HE SURE MADE AN IMPACT
William Lawson Grant, Professor of Colonial History at Queens University, Kingston, Ontario, wrote in the introduction to “Voyages and Explorations” (Toronto, The Courier Press, Limited, 1911, A.S. Barnes Company): “The history of Western Civilization begins in a conflict with the Orient, a conflict of which it may be the end is not yet.
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He plowed his field; now he faces a $2.8 million fine
Duarte sued the Army Corps and the state, alleging they violated his constitutional right of due process by issuing the cease and desist orders without a hearing. The U.S. Attorney’s Office counter-sued Duarte Nursery to enforce the Clean Water Act violation.
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Able-Bodied Required to Work Under Trump’s New Food Stamp Reform?
President Donald Trump’s newly released budget contains a proposed food stamp reform, which the left has denounced as a “horror” that arbitrarily cuts food stamp benefits by 25 percent.
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One-third of American 8th graders think Canada is a dictatorship, report reveals
The days of politically frustrated Americans declaring “That’s it, I’m moving to Canada!” could soon be coming to an end — at least among teenagers who value freedom and equality.
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Hillary Gets Choked Up At Wellesley Commencement — Blames Allergies
Hillary Clinton struggled to speak shortly after beginning her speech at the Wellesley College commencement ceremony Friday. A college official rushed to deliver her a lozenge and water bottle as she choked on her words.
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The Royal American Regiment
During the struggle between France and Britain for control of North America, in the conflict known to Americans as the French and Indian War, the British forces had met with some early disasters that made it clear that some new military units with special skills would be needed to fight this war.
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Show Notes 08-30-2016

Tuesday Show 8-30-16

Anti-Terrorism Training Attended By San Diego Sheriff’s Deputies Draws Criticism
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department this week sent deputies to a two-day symposium intended to prepare law enforcement officers for Islamic terrorist attacks.
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Caught between two allies, US makes a clear choice
For much of the Syrian civil war the United States has been walking one particularly fine line.It’s the one between Turkey and the Syrian Kurds. For the US, Turkey is a problematic but crucial NATO ally and a bridge between Europe and the East.
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General Says Obama & Clinton Ignored Reports on the Middle East
Because President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wanted to maintain a “happy narrative” concerning the Middle East, they ignored reports from Lieutenant General Mike Flynn and did not make changes on how they handled radical Islamic terrorist groups.
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Oregon fair generates buzz
Living marijuana plants went on display last week at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it’s the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.
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Ten Immigration Questions for Hillary Clinton
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has not been asked to detail her positions on a variety of immigration-related issues.
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State Dept. to foreigners: Here’s where free money
The poorest and least literate segments of Guatemala are about to get an education on labor and health-care entitlements they can pursue in the U.S., thanks to a media bombardment that the Obama administration is planning in that Central American nation.
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Eating a Mediterranean diet is better for the heart than taking Statins
Mediterranean diet better for the heart than taking statins, major study suggests
A Mediterranean diet could be better than statins at reducing the risk of an early death for millions of Britons, research suggests.
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Show Notes 04-04-06

Monday Show 04-4-16

State Department suspends review of top secret Clinton e-mails.
The State Department has suspended its internal review into whether former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton or her top aides mishandled emails containing information now deemed ‘top secret.”
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Trump Doubles Down on NATO Criticism: ‘Doesn’t Cover Terrorism, Okay?’
Reiterating his recent criticisms of NATO, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump said Tuesday the transatlantic alliance was “obsolete,” does not deal with terrorism, gets too much U.S. funding, and should be “rejiggered.”
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20 ICE Managers Complete Sensitivity Training Course at LA’s Museum of Tolerance
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agency (ICE) says 20 of its “high-level” managers have just completed a training program at the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, making ICE the first federal law enforcement agency to partner with the museum on training of this type.
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American College of Pediatricians: Gender Ideology Harms Children
The American College of Pediatricians issued a position statement last month entitled “Gender Ideology Harms Children,” which will be followed by a peer-reviewed statement on the subject that’s expected to be released by summer, the college told CNSNews.com.
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Lab-Grown Skin Sweats and Sprouts Hair
In a lab in Japan, researchers have grown complex skin tissue, complete with hair follicles and sweat glands, according to a new study.
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Axe-wielding Attacker Taken Down by 60-year-Old Concealed Carry Citizen
In another display of heroism and the need for citizens to be armed and able to use their arms, a 60-year-old man who carries his gun concealed stopped an axe-wielding man at a 7-Eleven in Washington.
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Concealed carry gun looks like a smartphone
A concealed carry gun is coming out this year that can be folded into a box resembling a smartphone … a feature that makes cops nervous. Ideal Conceal, a Minnesota startup, is developing a two-shot pistol that folds into a palm-sized square. It can be slipped into a back pocket or displayed openly in a coffee shop with no one the wiser.
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Smith & Wesson sales surge 61.5%
Smith & Wesson sales surged during the same quarter as the San Bernardino mass shooting. Sales of handguns used in self defense were a particular standout.
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Show Notes 01-24-2016

Show Notes 01-24-16

New Mexico rancher renounces Federal grazing contract at Bundy event
A rancher from New Mexico renounced his U.S. Forest Service grazing contract at an event held by an armed group occupying a national wildlife refuge in Oregon to protest federal land use policies.
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Shutdown: House Will Hold No Votes This Week Because of Storm That Has Passed
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has announced that the U.S. House of Representatives is postponing votes it had expected to hold on Tuesday and Wednesday of this week and will not hold votes until Monday, Feb. 1–as a result of the heavy snowstorm that hit Washington, D.C. on Friday and Saturday.
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Girls basketball team gets booted from league for being to good
A Minnesota youth basketball team has been ejected from a league for being too good and now the coach, parents and players are crying foul.
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WH: ‘We’ve Gone to Great Lengths…to Shut Down the Flow of Arms’ Between US, Mexico
“We’ve been quite concerned about the ease with which arms…tend to flow across the border between the United States and Mexico,” White House spokesman Josh Earnest said on Thursday.
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Request to delay January release of Clinton emails blames snow, Republicans say ask political, tied to early primaries
The State Department is asking a federal court for a one-month extension for the January 29 release of emails from former agency secretary Hillary Clinton, citing in part problems from this weekend’s snow storm and sparking outrage from Republicans about the delay influencing early voting in the White House race.
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BENGHAZI STORY HILLARY CLINTON DOESN’T WANT YOU TO KNOW
New York Times bestselling author Aaron Klein’s book, “The REAL Benghazi Story: What the White House and Hillary Don’t Want You to Know,” is a groundbreaking investigative work that finally exposes some of the most significant issues related to the murderous attack – information with current national security implications.
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Blizzard Conditions Shut Down D.C., But Check Out The Tomb Of The Unknown Soldier…Washington, D.C. is shut down as a winter storm continued to cover the nation’s capital in snow. But as the winds pick up speed and the snow piles up, the men who guard the Tomb of the Unknown  never stop keeping watch.
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
On Memorial Day, 1921, four unknowns were exhumed from four World War I American cemeteries in France. U.S. Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger, who was wounded in combat, highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Medal in “The Great War, the war to end all wars,” selected the Unknown Soldier of World War I from four identical caskets at the city hall in Chalons-sur-Marne, France, Oct. 24, 1921.
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FBI belies Air Force claim that open carry stops shooters
FBI data on the number of active shootings thwarted by armed citizens appears to contradict an Air Force argument for authorizing off-duty airman to open-carry and conceal-carry weapons while on base.
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H. RES. 569
Condemning violence, bigotry, and hateful rhetoric towards Muslims in the United States. Whereas the victims of anti-Muslim hate crimes and rhetoric have faced physical, verbal, and emotional abuse because they were Muslim or believed to be Muslim.
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‘Act of God’: Ayatollah Claims Divine Intervention Led to US Sailors’ Detention at Gunpoint
“An act of God” was responsible for U.S. Navy sailors entering Iranian waters, leading to their arrest at gunpoint, Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Sunday told Islamic Revolu-tionary Guard Corps (IRGC) members who detained the Americans.
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Refugee crisis as seen from Davos
The influx of refugees into Europe and how countries can deal with the crisis was a major topic at the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. Still, the grand plan remains elusive.
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Show Notes 09-10-15

Thursday show 09-10-15

Court strips lesser prairie chicken from federal protection
A federal court in Texas has stripped the lesser prairie chicken of Endangered Species Act protections, a victory for oil and gas companies that argued conservation efforts are working.
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Colorado mine owner: EPA lied in congressional hearing
An Environmental Protection Agency official lied during a congressional hearing Wednesday when he said the agency responded to a Gold King Mine “cave-in” when in fact EPA contractors created the disaster by barricading the mine last summer, the owner of the mine has charged.
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VA fires Veteran for talking to Congress
After a disabled VA employee and Army veteran reached out to Congress for help locating his lost benefits folder, the VA fired him out of retaliation.
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Marine study finds all-male infantry units outperformed teams with women
A Marine Corps study that found all-male ground combat units more effective than teams that included women has raised new concerns about the Pentagon’s push to open all jobs to women next year.
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Cash prizes may convince kids to eat more fruits and veggies
Researchers conducted an experiment in six Utah elementary schools, offering some kids cash and others praise for eating these healthy foods, while a third group of children got no incentives at all. Fruit and vegetable consumption was significantly higher in the group of students who got cash rewards.
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Donald Trump Just Did Something To Hillary No One Else Has EVER Done… It Finally Happened
Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has been the front-running Republican presidential candidate for most of the summer in poll after poll. However, when matched up one-on-one with Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democrat nominee for president, he usually trailed by a few percentage points … until now.
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The Weather Channel cuts Al Roker’s show
The Weather Channel says it is getting rid of its reality TV shows, along with morning shows led by Sam Champion and Al Roker.
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Russian military build up in Syria unprecedented officials say
U.S. officials are expressing growing concern about Russia’s military build-up in Assad-controlled Syria, calling it “unprecedented” — with one telling Fox News it compares in scope to Vladimir Putin’s incursion into Crimea.
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Show Notes 09-03-2015

Thursday show 09-03-15 

 New Robotic Exoskeleton Is Controlled by Human Thoughts 
One big, robotic foot and then the other; that’s how a man wearing a clunky-looking exoskeleton makes his way across the room. The machine’s motors are noisy and its movements are painfully slow, but these details seem to fade into the background when you realize how the man is controlling the cumbersome contraption: He’s doing it with his mind.
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Ruling could ease way for unionizing at fast-food chains
It could be easier for unions to bargain for better pay and working conditions on behalf of millions of workers at McDonald’s, Burger King and other fast-food chains after a National Labor Relations Board ruling on Thursday.
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Girls take action over transgender in locker room 
Almost 200 students at a Missouri high school don’t care if transgender student Lila Perry identifies as a female — they want the senior to use the boys locker room.
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Author defends black lives matter textbook for 6th graders 
ABDO, a Minnesota-based book publisher, is set to release a middle school textbook written by Professor Duchess Harris and Sue Bradford Edwards about the anti-police movement Black Lives Matter.
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School district investigating mass Baptism at football practice
The video, posted by First Baptist Villa Rica, was shot on school grounds just before football practice. “We had the privilege of baptizing a bunch of football players and a coach on the field of Villa Rica High School!
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World War ll
World War Two began in September 1939 when Britain and France declared war on Germany following Germany’s invasion of Poland. Although the outbreak of war was triggered by Germany’s invasion of Poland, the causes of the war are more complex.
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Ex State Dept staffer who set up Clinton home server to take 5th Amendment before Congress
The Washington Post reported Wednesday night that a former Hillary Clinton State Department staffer who reportedly set up her home brew server will invoke his Fifth Amendment rights and refuse to testify to Congressional committees investigating Clinton’s home email system.
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Chris Christie Yells At Town Hall Attendee For Quoting His Own Comments On Climate Republican presidential candidate and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie thinks that human exhalation is a cause of climate change. Or he thinks that statement is “ridiculous.” Either might be true.
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Judge jails Christian clerk
A federal judge who previously has sided with arguments for partial-birth abortion and homosexual clubs in public schools ordered jail on Thursday for a Kentucky county clerk who refused to violate her faith and issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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