Show Notes 04-07-2019

Sunday show notes 04-07-19

Dad arrested for breaking traffic laws in rushing daughter to hospital; nurses bond him out

Ocasio-Cortez links threats against Omar to Pirro’s comments about hijab


Uber bars driver after he cancels passengers’ journey saying ‘I don’t take Jews

Thousands March at Virginia Capital to Protest Abortion

Appeals court upholds Ky. abortion law requiring ultrasounds


Drivers threatened with $250 fine for sleeping in car


New Jersey judge who told alleged rape victim to ‘close your legs’ faces 3-month suspension, ethics panel says

PayPal to reject essay-writing firms

Show Notes 03-19-2019

Tuesday show notes 03-19-19

Nigerian Muslim Militants Kill 120 Christians in Three Weeks

Jewish voters are furious at Dems’ defense of Ilhan Omar

Former ‘Prince of ISIS’ Turns to Christ After a God Dream: ‘I Saw a Love That Didn’t Exist in Islam’

9th Circuit rebuffs U.S. government in Bundy case

Show Notes 02-15-15

Sunday show 02-15-15

Ash Wednesday
Ash Wednesday is the name given to the first day of the season of Lent, in which the Pastor applies ashes to the foreheads of Christians to signify an inner repentance.
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State-led push to force convention to amend Constitution gains steam, with high-profile Republican support
A state-level campaign to rein in the federal government by calling an unprecedented convention to amend the U.S. Constitution is gaining steam, picking up support from two high-profile Republicans as more states explore the idea.
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‘Arm yourselves’ rabbi: Europe not protecting its Jews
A prominent rabbi and Jewish leader who made headlines last month when he called for the arming of Jewish institutions in Europe is now criticizing European governments for failing to adequately protect their Jewish citizens.
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It’s a bird, it’s a plane … no, it’s a bird! Signs in Oregon capital to warn of angry owl
MSNBC host Rachel Maddow inspired Oregon’s capital to post new warning signs in a park where four runners reported attacks from an angry owl likely defending its nest against perceived threats.
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Obama administration proposes regulations for commercial drone use
President Obama on Sunday announced plans to regulate the use of small, commercial drones — attempting to get ahead of safety, privacy and economic issues as the unmanned aircraft quickly become more a part of everyday American life.
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Plant extract fights brain tumor
Cushing Disease, not to be confused with Cushing’s Syndrome, is caused by a tumour in the pituitary gland in the brain. The tumour secrets increased amounts of the stress hormone adrenocorticotropin (ACTH) followed by cortisol release from the adrenal glands leading to rapid weight gain, elevated blood pressure and muscular weakness.
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This Drink Will Substantially Reduce Your Cancer Risk
Attention, ladies: Science says it’s time to put the kettle on. A new study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that women who consumed the most flavonoids, a type of antioxidant abundant in tea, were significantly less likely to develop endothelial ovarian cancer—the fifth leading cause of cancer death among women.
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Weight Loss or Not, Exercise Yields Benefits
Mary The Trieu does hourlong workouts at a CrossFit gym three to five days a week. She is also 5-foot-3 and weighs 205 pounds. Ms. Trieu avoids junk food and eats balanced meals, but she’s not on a diet. She works out to keep her weight stable and because she enjoys it.
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Hoyer Opposes Overturning D.C. Law That Forces Christian Organizations to Employ Abortion Advocates
House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) stated that “freedom of religion is a constitutional guarantee,” but said he would not vote to overturn a D.C. law forcing Christian organizations to employ people who advocate abortion.
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Show Notes 01-29-2015

Thursday show 01-29-15
Brook Farm
Brook Farm, the most famous utopian community in America, was founded by Unitarian minister and author George Ripley and his wife Sophia in rural West Roxbury, Massachusetts in 1841. The Ripleys were interested in a more balanced society where equality was the norm and class distinction and wage discrepancy were not.
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Colorado to California: Hands off our water
Colorado is moving to keep tighter control over its own water supply, rankling drought-stricken western states like California. n the process, Colorado is learning a valuable lesson in interstate diplomacy.
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Gun ban on Muslims draws fire
In the five months since Jan Morgan banned Muslims from her gun range in Hot Springs, Ark., business has boomed and predictions of a lawsuit brought by federal civil rights enforcers have so far proved inaccurate.
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The American Jewish Experience through the Nineteenth Century: Immigration and Acculturation
American Jewish history commenced in 1492 with the expulsion of Jews from Spain. This action set off a period of intense Jewish migration. Seeking to escape the clutches of the Holy Inquisition, some Jews in the sixteenth century sought refuge in the young Calvinist republic of The Netherlands. A century later, hundreds of their descendants crossed the ocean to settle in the new Dutch colony of Recife in Brazil, where Jewish communal life became possible for the first time in the New World.
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Illegal Experiments on Children Reminisent of Josef Mengele
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency paid the University of Southern California and the University of California, Los Angeles to conduct experiments on children, to determine whether exposure to diesel exhaust harms humans. These experiments are illegal under the Nuremberg Code, California state law, and federal regulations, concerning the protection of human subjects in medical research, according to Energy and Environmental Legal Institute attorney David Schnare.
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