Show Notes 04-07-2018

Saturday notes 04-07-18

Trump’s 2nd-year achievements for March
Military: President Trump issued an order banning most transgender troops from serving in the military except under “limited circumstances,” refocusing the military’s mission to emphasize “readiness and unit cohesion.”
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Passover
The seventh and eighth days of Passover are celebrated as Yom Tov, holidays, capping the week long celebration that begins with the first Seder. In Israel, only the seventh day is celebrated.
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Belgian Islamic Party Announces ‘100 Per Cent Islamic State’ as End Goal
The Belgian Islamic party Partij Islam is set to run candidates in 28 municipalities in the upcoming Belgian municipal elections, and have declared their intention to create an Islamic State in which women and men have to ride in separate buses.
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Megachurch pays off medical bills for 4,229 families
A Texas Megachurch has blessed more than 4,000 families within a 20-mile radius of each of its five campuses this Easter by paying off their medical debt totaling more than $10.5 million.
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Reports of ‘zombie-like’ raccoons puzzle police in Ohio
Youngstown police were busy this weekend fighting crime — and raccoons. Several scared homeowners called, saying the animals were in their yards, acting strangely. Police said it didn’t seem like rabies was the cause.
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Colonel, Stripped of Command for Refusing to ‘Appreciate’ Retiree’s Gay Spouse, Wins Appeal
Decorated Air Force combat pilot Col. Leland Bohannon, who was stripped of his command and denied promotion opportunity for refusing to sign a certificate of appreciation for a retiree’s gay spouse, has won an appeal affirming religious liberty.
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Virginia teen plans march for our guns rally
15-year-old Aidan Jackson said he was inspired to hold the rally after seeing recent rallies held around the country in support of tighter gun control. “When I saw the ‘March for Our Lives,’ I saw a lot of people for gun control. Not every youth believes that. Gun control is not the answer,” he said.
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NFL Player Credited with Thwarting a Potential School Shooting
New England Patriots player Julian Edelman is being hailed a hero for thwarting a potential school shooting via Instagram. Someone direct messaged Edelman alerting him to a comment threatening school violence.
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Student Govt prez demoted for backing gun rights
A Texas student alleges that he was demoted from his position as student government president for voicing support for the Second Amendment during a private conversation. Read More

Report: Europe’s Youth Abandoning Christianity
A new report, Europe’s Young Adults and Religion, reveals that European youth (ages 16-29) have abandoned the Christianity of their ancestors in large numbers, and now many young people, in some countries more than 50%, do not identify with any religion at all.
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Chinese government reinterpreting Bible for the masses
The Chinese government removed Bibles from online stores after announcing it is working on re-interpreting and translating the Bible so it conform to “Chinese-style Christianity.”
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Show Notes 11-10-2017

Friday Show Notes 11-10-17

Trump on Second Benghazi Suspect in Custody: ‘Our Memory Is Deep and Our Reach Is Long’
Weeks after the first trial in connection with the deadly 2012 attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi began in Washington, U.S. Special Forces have captured a second suspect in Libya, and Justice Department officials say he is on his way to the U.S. to face trial.
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Donna Brazole’s fear for her life reignites Seth Rich murder
It was just a botched robbery, they said. Move along, there’s nothing to see here, they said. Quit being paranoid and assuming there’s some conspiracy behind the random murder, they said.
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‘He was aiming at us to kill us’: I-35 shooting spree victim speaks out
Shots were fired across an 18-mile stretch of Interstate 35 from Wells Branch Parkway to Stassney Lane early Saturday morning. For the first time, we’re hearing from one of the victims in the I-35 shooting spree who dodged bullets on Austin’s busiest highway.
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U.S. Seeks Restrictions on Mexican Trucking Under Nafta
The U.S. has proposed another difficult change to the North American Free Trade Agreement that could eventually restrict long-haul Mexican truckers from operating in the country, according to people familiar with the discussions.
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Republicans who won’t be coming back to Congress after 2018 midterm elections
Rep. Jeb Hensarling, R-TX., announced Tuesday that he will not run for re-election in 2018.
The news comes after Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., an ardent critic of President Trump, announced earlier in October that he would not seek re-election – criticizing the president and the “flagrant disregard of truth and decency” as he made the announcement from the Senate floor.
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Why media, officials mistranslates Allahu Akbar 
As the horrific news broke that the driver of a Home Depot rental truck in New York City had mowed over pedestrians and bike riders, “terrorism” naturally came to the minds of most Americans.
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Show Notes 07-09-2017

Sunday show 7/9/17

Why you might want to think twice before going to law school
Whittier Law School in California is closing its doors for good next spring, and students and faculty are stunned. It is, after all, a shocking milestone – to be the first ever accredited law school to shut down.
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Activists scale Trump Tower, raise ‘Resist and Defend’ banner
Seven members of the environmental organization Greenpeace are in custody after unfurling an anti-Trump banner at Chicago’s Trump Tower. Activists raised a “Resist and Defend” message on the south side of the Trump International Hotel & Tower.
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Hundreds gather to help restore vandalized Colorado Freedom Memorial
Robert and Jean Terry stood looking up at the Colorado Freedom Memorial under a row of names.  “Your brother was 14th … I see him,” they said pointing above on the wall.
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Sessions Pledges to ‘Aggressively and Appropriately’ Enforce Hate Crime Laws Involving Transgender Victims
In a speech at the Justice Department’s 2017 Hate Crimes Summit, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said his department will “aggressively and appropriately” enforce hate crime laws “where transgendered individuals are victims.”
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Microsoft cuts thousands of jobs
Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) confirmed the move in a statement sent to CNN Tech, noting it is “taking steps to notify some employees that their jobs are under consideration or that their positions will be eliminated.”
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Pope Francis Says America Has ‘a Distorted Vision of the World’
Pope Francis told the Italian newspaper La Repubblica on Thursday that the United States of America—and Russia, China, North Korea and Bashar al Assad’s Syria—have “a distorted vision of the world”–(“una visione distorta del mondo,” as reportetd in Italian by La Repubblica).
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Germany: Chechen Sharia Police Terrorize Berlin
A hundred Islamists are now openly enforcing Sharia law on the streets of Berlin, according to local police who are investigating a recent string of violent assaults in the German capital.
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Bare shoulders, debate on dress code for female Hill reporters heats up
A story about a female Capitol Hill reporter unexpectedly barred from the House Speaker’s Lobby for wearing a sleeveless dress is emerging as Washington’s hottest controversy — with some veteran journalists now trying to take the blame off Speaker Paul Ryan and saying the rules have long been in place.
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WOMAN CONVICTED FOR FAKE RAPE CLAIMS AGAINST 15 INNOCENT MEN
A British woman who repeatedly claimed of being sexually assaulted and raped by 15 different men – leading one to be wrongly imprisoned – is now facing jail time of her own after she was convicted Thursday of lying about her claims.
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Report: Applicants for US Citizenship Surge; Mexicans Least Likely to Apply
The number of legal immigrants applying for U.S. citizenship has surged by more than 20 percent since 2015, according to a recent Pew Research study – with Mexicans the least likely to apply.
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Snortable Chocolate Claimed to Boost Energy: Is It Safe?
This chocolate isn’t for dessert: A new “snortable” chocolate product called Coco Loko is being marketed as a drug-free way to feel energized. But some health experts said they are wary about the effects of inhaling chocolate through your nostrils.
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Show Notes 04-29-2017

Saturday Show 4-29-17

Trump Signs Order on National Monuments, Giving Power ‘Back to the People’
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Wednesday at the Interior Department to review designations of national monuments under the Antiquities Act of 1906, saying the order puts an end to the “egregious abuse of federal power” and gives the power “back to the states and to the people, where it belongs.”
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Red Bull’s CEO reportedly launching news platform
Red Bull has become much more than just an energy drink company over the past two decades. The Austrian company has held the electronic music-focused Red Bull Music Academy event series annually since 1998 and has built upon this cultural platform with radio programming, an exhibition space in New York City, and an artist residency program in Detroit.
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Heineken’s politically charged ad earns praise on social media
As part of their new #OpenYourWorld ad campaign, Heineken conducted a social experiment that could’ve gone horribly, horribly wrong.
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Report: Israel attacked Iranian arms depot near Damascus airport
The Israel Air Force reportedly attacked an Iranian arms depot near the Damascus International Airport early Thursday morning, according to the Hezbollah-affiliated al-Manar television station. According to various reports, a series of explosions at fuel tanks and warehouses near the airport rocked eastern Damascus at around 3:20am.
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Quran blamed in new U.S. disease outbreak
An outbreak of measles is sweeping through a community of Somali refugees in Minnesota and the growing number of cases may be starting to test the limits of the Hennepin County healthcare system.
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President Trump Names Pro-Life Leader to Key HHS Post, Replacing a Planned Parenthood Activist
President Donald Trump has named a pro-life leader to a top post at the Department of Health and Human Services, which often oversees and implements policies related to abortion.
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What happens if a drone hits you in the head?
What happens if a drone hits you in the head? The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) wants to know, so they conducted a study to understand and mitigate the risks of drones flying over people, and what happens if a drone loses connection to its pilot or just crashes to the ground.
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Trump at NRA convention: ‘8-year assault’ on gun rights over
On the eve of his 100th day in office, President Trump rallied a convention of the National Rifle Association by vowing to “never, ever infringe” on Second Amendment rights and declaring his predecessor’s alleged “assault” on those freedoms is over.
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As Trump addresses NRA, some gun owners concerned about going too far
Jesse Nolte once had a federal firearms license so he could legally sell guns. As a younger man, he competed in cowboy action shooting contests – shooting pistol, rifle, and shotgun in quick succession – which he calls “lots of fun.”
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DEMS ADOPT NEW TACTIC FOR GUN CONFISCATION
Democrats have come up with a creative way of selectively confiscating guns from certain residents, and several Second Amendment watchdogs say the strategy could soon be coming to a state near you.
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John Locke
John Locke was born in 1632 in Wrighton, Somerset. His father was a lawyer and small landowner who had fought on the Parliamentarian side during the English Civil War of the 1640s.
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John Locke
Locke’s most important work of political philosophy was the Two Treatises on Government, especially the Second Treatise of Civil Government.
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Show Notes 03-31-2017

Friday Show 3-31-17

J Scott Armstrong: Fewer Than 1 Percent Of Papers in Scientific Journals Follow Scientific Method
Fewer than 1 percent of papers published in scientific journals follow the scientific method, according to research by Wharton School professor and forecasting expert J. Scott Armstrong.
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ABORTIONISTS FUNDED AG WHO CHARGED PRO-LIFERS FOR BABY BODY-PARTS VIDEOS
The California official who filed felony charges against two pro-lifers who went undercover to report on Planned Parenthood’s baby body-parts trade received thousands of dollars over the years from the abortion provider.
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VP Mike Pence casts tie-breaking vote to allow states to defund Planned Parenthood
Republican legislation letting states deny federal family planning money to Planned Parenthood and other abortion providers squeezed narrowly through the Senate Thursday, rescued by an ailing GOP senator who returned to the Capitol after back surgery and a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Mike Pence.
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Here is every executive order Trump has signed
Minimizing the economic burden of the patient protection and Affordable Care Act pending repeal. His first order gives agencies authority to grant waivers, exemptions and delays of provisions in the Affordable Care Act. Read the full text of the order.
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Trump signs executive orders to crack down on trade abuses, increase enforcement
One week before he hosts a meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, President Trump on Friday signed a pair of executive orders aimed at cracking down on trade abuses and identifying the causes of America’s massive trade deficit.
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MOMS DECLARE HOLY WAR AFTER SCHOOL TEACHES ISLAM ‘TRUE FAITH’
A middle school in Chatham, New Jersey, is using a cartoon video to teach the Five Pillars of Islam to seventh-grade students, and now two parents have obtained legal services to fight the school district which has ignored their concerns.
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