Show Notes 10-25-2018

Thursday show notes 10-25-18

Politicians stoke voter fears every Halloween season>

Man orders 2 waters at Greenville hot dog joint, leaves $10,000 tip

Now drinking milk a symbol of ‘white supremacy’

Some Parents Outraged After Drag Queen Speaks At School Career Day

Painting of Jesus miraculously survives inferno at historic Massachusetts church

Cinemas drop ‘Gosnell’ film despite success

Show Notes 08-04-2016

Thursday Show 8-4-16

Clinton One Day After Benghazi: ‘We Know That the Attack … Had Nothing to Do With the Film’
In their “Additional Views” supplement to the House Select Committee on Benghazi report, Reps. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) and Mike Pompeo (R-Kansas) conclude that “the administration misled the public about the Benghazi attack,” which occurred on Sept. 11, 2012.
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Police shootings strike nerve among Marine Vets
Back-to-back attacks on police in Texas and Louisiana by former military men have touched a nerve among veterans who traditionally share a close bond with law enforcement.
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Sharing Military Health Records Between VA and DOD Won’t Work, VA Official Says
A top IT official from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) told Congress that the VA is currently unable to maintain military health records on one system shared by the Department of Defense (DOD).
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Expert on Military Readiness: ‘Geriatric Air Force’ Is ‘Least Ready in History’
A military expert said on Friday that the United States Air Force’s readiness is at stake because of aging equipment, decades of engagement and a lack of effort to modernize the country’s military.
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Twitter stock plunges as Conservatives purged
The social networking giant Twitter is facing serious problems as it is reporting disappointing earnings to stockholders even as it struggles to grow, or even maintain, its user base.
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Libertarian Candidates Expose Themselves as Anti-Trump Shills for Hillary Clinton
Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson and his running mate William Weld exposed themselves as shills for Democrat Hillary Clinton during an extensive primetime town hall with CNN’s Anderson Cooper.
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‘Socialist experiment’ Venezuela in ruins as soldiers delete videos of 12-hour food queues
VENEZUELANS face 12-hour queues for food as the Latin American nation’s economic and political crisis has lead to a severe shortage of essential resources.
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Feds Spend Over $2M for ‘Developing an Eastern Broccoli Industry’
Over $2 million in taxpayer funds are going to “Developing an Eastern Broccoli Industry” through a U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Grant. “Eastern consumers’ demand for local broccoli is high, but that demand cannot be met until sufficiently adapted varieties are available and the distribution network is expanded,” the non-technical summary for the project explains.
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Show Notes 04-22-2015

Thursday show 04-22-15

Census: Record 51 million immigrants in 8 years, will account for 82% of U.S. growth
Legal and illegal immigrants will hit a record high of 51 million in just eight years and eventually account for an astounding 82 percent of all population growth in America, according to new U.S. Census figures.
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ACLU demands Catholic groups pay for illegal’s abortions
The American Civil Liberties Union has launched a lawsuit against the federal government to force Catholic groups that take taxpayer dollars to provide birth control and abortions for illegal immigrants.
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European man sets up his own Libertarian nation
Czech man Vit Jedlicka has claimed a 7km2 stretch of land on the west bank of the Danube river as the Free Republic of Liberland, after disputes between Serbia and Croatia rendered it technically no man’s land.
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Obama: ‘I’ve Set Aside More Public Lands and Waters Than Any Administration in History’
In an Earth Day speech delivered today in the Florida Everglades, President Barack Obama boasted the he has set aside more “public land and waters” than any president in the history of the country.
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Cesar Chavez receives Navy honors 22 years after death
Hundreds gathered Thursday to see military honors rendered belatedly for Cesar Chavez, the legendary rights and labor leader but also a Navy veteran.
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Mass. Stuck With $113M Marine Terminal Built for Failed Offshore Wind Farm
Massachusetts taxpayers are stuck with a $113 million marine terminal started by former Gov. Deval Patrick as a construction staging area for a failed wind farm project that was supposed to provide clean energy and hundreds of jobs for the state’s residents.
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‘Certain variables’ may cause Benghazi probe to last into 2016, Gowdy says
The chairman of the House select committee probing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s response to the Benghazi terror attacks signaled Wednesday that the release of a final report could slip to just months before the 2016 presidential election if the Obama administration delays producing documents and witnesses.
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Phoenix woman in arranged Muslim marriage allegedly raped and beaten by groom to be
A Muslim woman expected to enter an arranged marriage in Phoenix was raped, beaten and sexually assaulted by her groom-to-be after she refused to marry the man, Fox 10 News Phoenix reported on Wednesday.
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“Real” ripped by council on American Islamic relations
Daytime show “The Real” has been slammed by the Council on American-Islamic Relations for alleged discrimination against Muslim women.
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White House: American, Italian hostages killed in US strike
An American and an Italian held hostage by Al Qaeda were accidentally killed in a U.S. counterterrorism operation earlier this year, the White House said Thursday, in a stunning and tragic admission.
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IG: ‘Notable Security Deficiencies’ Persist at U.S. Diplomatic Posts
“Protecting people who work in the department is our top priority,” State Department Inspector General Steve Linick told Congress on Tuesday. Although his office has “stepped up” its security efforts after the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, “challenges still remain,” he said.
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Show Notes 01-01-2015

Thursday Show 01-01-2015

A History of the New Year
The celebration of the new year on January 1st is a relatively new phenomenon. The earliest recording of a new year celebration is believed to have been in Mesopotamia, c. 2000 B.C. and was celebrated around the time of the vernal equinox, in mid-March. Rea
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Washington at Valley Forge
American spirits reached a low point during the harsh winter of 1777-78.
British troops had marched triumphantly into Philadelphia the previous autumn. Philadelphia was the largest city in the Colonies and the seat of political power. After the British swept into Philadelphia, the Continental Congress had flee to west, first to Lancaster then to York.
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Baron Von Steuben
Von Steuben was born in Magdeburg fortress where his father was an engineer lieutenant in the military in 1730. Most of his adolescent years were spent in Russia, but with his father at the age of 10, they returned to Germany. He was schooled in Breslau by Jesuits and by the age of 17…was a Prussian officer in the military.
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California’s chicken-cage size law expected to increase egg prices
The new year is expected to bring rising chicken egg prices across the U.S. as California starts requiring farmers to house hens in cages with enough space to move around and stretch their wings.
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U.S. publishing giant erases Israel off map
A Middle East with no Israel? That’s what students in that region of the world will see when they open their new world atlases as provided by the American-based mega-corporation HarperCollins. The Telegraph of London has reported the global publishing house sells English-language altlases to schools in the Middle East that show Syria and Jordan extending to the Mediterranean Sea. The West Bank and Gaza Strip are also shown, but Israel is nowhere to be found on the map.
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Judge allows Libertarians’ court challenge in New Hampshire to proceed
A federal judge has ruled that the Libertarian Party can proceed with its challenge to a New Hampshire law it claims could prevent its candidates from getting on the ballot.

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