Show Notes 04-14-2017

Friday Show 4-14-17

Trump gives states power to cut off Planned Parenthood money
President Trump signed a bill Thursday freeing states to withhold federal family planning grant money from Planned Parenthood, marking the first major pro-life legislation to be signed into law in more than a decade.
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Man suspected of shooting US border agent arrested in Mexico
A fugitive accused of pulling the trigger to kill a U.S. Border Patrol agent was captured in Mexico more than six years after a slaying that exposed a bungled gun-tracking operation by the U.S. government.
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Secretary of State Kris Kobach announces first conviction of noncitizen voting in Kansas
Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach said Wednesday that he has obtained his first conviction of a person who illegally voted in a Kansas election without being a U.S. citizen. Kobach, who has advised President Donald Trump on immigration and voter fraud, said that Victor David Garcia Bebek has pleaded guilty to voter fraud.
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A look at the types of aid US provides Mexico
President Donald Trump has ordered the federal government to account for all U.S. assistance to Mexico over the past five years, as part of his effort to shore up security along the U.S.-Mexico border.
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Hawaiian fisherman asks to restrict foreign fishing licenses
A Native Hawaiian fisherman is asking a state board to declare that only people who are lawfully admitted to the United States can get commercial fishing licenses.
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‘Shariah cop’ cracks down on Minnesota Muslims
A 22-year-old Muslim convert has been denounced for trying to enforce Shariah law on Somali refugees living in Minneapolis, but he says he’s just trying to be a good Muslim and please Allah.
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Police Call Qurans Found in Toilet at UTD ‘Shocking and Unusual’
Police at the University of Texas at Dallas say they’re searching for the person who dumped several copies of the Quran in campus toilets. They call the incident “shocking” and “unusual.”
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Substitute teacher shortage adds to strain on struggling schools
It’s 7 a.m. on a Friday and Teresa Kurilovitch already knows it’s going to be a rough day. Twenty-one teachers are absent, and as a veteran secretary in the Niagara Falls High School office, she takes the first stab at finding replacements.
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Dog escapes Virginia boarding facility with superior door-opening skills
A dog staying at a Virginia boarding facility proved to be quite an escape artist and found his way to freedom. The Great Pyrenees named “General” managed to escape the facility by opening multiple doors.
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Oddly, Penguins Keep Coming Back to Erupting Volcano
It took hundreds of years for one of the oldest and largest penguin colonies in Antarctica to recover after three separate volcanic eruptions nearly wiped the seabird colony off the map, a new study finds.
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Show Notes 01-28-2017

Saturday Show 1-28-17

Mexicans launch boycotts of US companies
The digital image shows a clenched fist bathed in the red, white and green of Mexico’s flag and decorated with the nation’s emblematic eagle. “Consumers, to the Shout of War,” it says in Spanish above the fist. “Consume products made in country…Use your buying power to punish the companies that favor the politics of the new U.S. government.”
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Trump aide hits back at AFT president over secretary of educational Top Donald Trump aide 
Kellyanne Conway on Thursday hit back at Randi Weingarten, the president of the American Federation of Teachers, for criticizing the selection of Betsy DeVos for Education secretary. Weingarten on Wednesday called DeVos, a wealthy school-choice advocate, “ideological” and “anti-public ed.”
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California lawmakers want third option for Id’s
Democratic lawmakers on Thursday introduced a bill supporters say would make California the first state to add a third gender option on state identifying documents.
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FedEx driver saves American Flag from protesters trying to burn it
A FedEx driver saved an American Flag from protesters who were trying to burn it on Thursday. The protesters had gathered at the pedestrian mall in Iowa City, Iowa.
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Establishment in full meltdown over Trump refugee orders
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Friday that will pause the resettlement of Third World refugees in the United States for 120 days while a system of “extreme vetting” is put in place.
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New U.S. U.N. envoy warns allies: back us or we’ll take names
The new U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, pledged on Friday to overhaul the world body and warned U.S. allies that if they do not support Washington, then she is “taking names” and will respond.
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Record number of people caught trying to bring guns on planes
The Transportation Security Administration found a record number of guns in carry-on baggage in 2016, and a staggering 83 percent of them were loaded. According to the TSA, which released its annual review on Thursday, 3,391 guns were found in checked bags in 2016.
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Hill Republicans try to ease purchase of gun ‘silencers,’ as NRA-backed Trump arrives
Congressional Republicans are trying to change federal guns regulations to make buying a silencer, or suppressor, easier. But critics don’t agree with the argument that the proposed legislation is a safety measure to prevent hearing injuries.
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Pope Francis: ‘Liberation Theology Was Good for Latin America
In a controversial interview, Pope Francis has publicly defended Liberation Theology, calling it a “positive thing” in Latin America. In his lengthy interview last week with the leftist Spanish daily El País, the Pope said that “Liberation Theology was a good thing for Latin America,”
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Feds Still in Cover-up Mode: Ft. Lauderdale Airport Shooter Indictment Omits Terrorism
A grand jury in south Florida just indicted the Ft. Lauderdale Airport shooter, but the feds are still in cover-up mode so terrorism isn’t even mentioned though an FBI agent testified in court that the attack was carried out on behalf of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
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Show Notes 11-25-2016

Friday Show 11-25-16

Mexican beer industry already feeling effects of Trump’s proposed policies
Donald Trump won’t be inaugurated until January, but news of his presidential election victory has already shaken up the Mexican beer industry with the New York businessman’s proposal to build a southern border wall looming closer.
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Restaurant industry divided over Trump’s proposed policies
After declaring himself a big fan of fast food during the 2016 presidential campaign, now President-elect Donald Trump attempted to convince us all that he’s just an average blue collar billionaire who loves tucking into taco bowls, pork chops and KFC—while flying on his private jet.
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Margaret Sanger
Sanger was born Margaret Louise Higgins in 1879 in Corning, New York, to Michael Hennessey Higgins, an Irish-born stonemason and free-thinker, and Anne Purcell Higgins, a Catholic Irish-American. Michael Hennessey Higgins had emigrated to the USA at age 14 and joined the U.S. Army as a drummer at age 15, during the Civil War.
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Saul Alinsky
Saul David Alinsky was born in 1909 in Chicago, Illinois, to Russian Jewish immigrant parents, the only surviving son of Benjamin Alinsky’s marriage to his second wife, Sarah Tannenbaum Alinsky. Read More

Saul Alinsky policies
Born to Russian-Jewish parents in Chicago in 1909, Saul Alinsky was a Communist/Marxist fellow-traveler who helped establish the tactics of infiltration — coupled with a measure of confrontation — that have been central to revolutionary political movements in the United States in recent decades. He never joined the Communist Party but instead, as David Horowitz puts it, became an avatar of the post-modern left.
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Obama claims he is proud of his scandal free presidency: here are 11 of his top scandals.
 This egregious example of a reckless government endangering lives and then scrambling to cover it up has haunted Obama for years.
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Show Notes 10-14-2016

Friday Show 10-14-16

This changarro is a little piece of home for Haitian immigrants stranded in Mexico
Haitian immigrants changed the kitchen of Lonchería sweet, a changarro in downtown Tijuana, known for their quesadillas and your delicious steak ranchero.
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Former Senator spills beans on Hillary’s anti-gun strategy
Russ Feingold, a Democrat from Wisconsin who is trying to win back his old seat in the U.S. Senate, has spilled the beans on Hillary Clinton’s strategy to remove guns from the hands of law-abiding Americans.
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Russia is ordering all of its officials to fly home any relatives living abroad amid heightened tensions 
Politicians and high-ranking figures are said to have received a warning from president Vladimir Putin to bring their loved-ones home to the ‘Motherland’, according to local media.
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WIKILEAKS RELEASE : Bill Clinton’s 3rd Cousin Claims She was Assaulted by Bill While Babysitting Chelsea
Accused rapist and infamous womanizing pig Bill Clinton’s past perversions have come under renewed interest this election cycle. At the second presidential debate, Donald Trump invited 4 Clinton victims to sit in the front row.
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Exposed: FBI Director James Comey’s Clinton Foundation Connection
How much money did James Comey make from Lockheed Martin in his last year with the company, which he left in 2010? More than $6 million in compensation. Lockheed Martin is a Clinton Foundation donor.
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More Car Jobs Shift to Mexico
The Obama Administration spent more than $80 billion last year to prop up General Motors and Chrysler in a controversial effort to save millions of American manufacturing jobs. Both car companies have since stabilized, and business is also looking up at Ford Motor.
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Show Notes 08-25-2016

Thursday Show 8-25-16

Mega military base breaks silence on martial law memo
U.S. military drills on American streets and roads, on public lands and in cities and towns long have prompted fears that the federal government is preparing to impose martial law.
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Army general testifies no one swayed him in Bergdahl case
The Army general who ordered Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s court martial testified Wednesday that he wasn’t swayed by negative comments from a powerful U.S. senator, saying that he takes his duty “very, very seriously.”
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WW11 Veteran gets surprise and honored at his home
KTLA reports a World War II veteran had one of the best days of his life after being honored by chief selects in front of his California home recently.
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Park Service celebrates 100 years, seeks minorities’ support
When Asha Jones and other Grand Canyon interns arrived for their summer at the national park, they were struck by its sheer immensity, beauty and world-class hiking trails. Soon, they noticed something else.
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Texas college students rally against gun laws with sex toys
Hundreds of University of Texas students waved sex toys at a campus rally during the first day of classes, protesting a new state law that allows concealed handguns in college classrooms, buildings and dorms.
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Preparing kids to say pledge to Mexican flag
The U.S. Supreme Court in 1943 ruled that schools cannot force students to participate in the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance to Old Glory.
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Faith based colleges win mafor religious freedom battle for now
Faith-based colleges and universities in California dodged a major threat to their existence from Democrat state lawmakers, but the leader of an effort to block financial aid from the state to schools that do not adhere to the left’s position on sexuality vows to bring the matter back next year.
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Feds Spend $1 Million for Refugees to Become Farmers
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is spending nearly $1 million to teach refugees how to farm. New grants announced last week include two projects in Idaho and Kansas to “cultivate the next generation of farmers” by helping refugees get land leases to start their own farms.
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Show Notes 05-19-2016

Sunday Show 05-19-16

Blue lives matter display defaced at Dartmouth College
A display at Dartmouth College honoring law enforcement officers was removed Friday and replaced with Black Lives Matter signs after just one day, members of the Dartmouth College Republicans said.
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Saved by fate, classmate of 43 missing Mexican students seeks asylum in U.S.
Carmelo Ramirez Morales could very well have been the 44th missing student from the Iguala, Mexico kidnapping a year and a half ago, had fate not intervened.
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Michelle Obama: “So many communities are becoming play deserts
At a summit by the Aspen Institute’s Project Play, first lady Michelle Obama said Tuesday that some U.S. communities are “play deserts,” because they don’t have sufficient opportunities for kids to participate in sports and other outdoor activities, compared to wealthy communities.
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Federal Judge clears US Border Patrol agent of fatal shooting in 2011
A federal judge has found that a U.S. Border Patrol agent was justified in the 2011 fatal shooting of a suspect who was caught in the line of fire while fleeing in southern Arizona.
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New forfeiture bill would help keep cops from simply taking peoples stuff
A bipartisan group of Congressmen are calling for the passage of the “Deterring Undue Enforcement by Protecting Rights of Citizens from Excessive Searches and Seizures (DUE PROCESS) Act”.
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Oklahoma governor vetoes bill criminalizing performing abortions 
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin on Friday vetoed legislation to make it a felony for doctors to perform an abortion, a measure that would have effectively outlawed the procedure in the state.
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Mississippi superintendent backtracks on transgender policy
Under fire from the governor and many Republican legislators, the Mississippi Department of Education now says it won’t follow new federal guidance on use of bathrooms and locker rooms by transgender students.
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USDA awards 740k program to improve fruit shopping practices of adolescents
Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack announced Thursday six universities have been awarded nearly $3.8 million in funding by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) for programs designed to help fight obesity.
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Show Notes 12/04/2014

Thursday Show 12/4/14

History of the Statue of Liberty
America probably could not have won its freedom from the British during the American Revolution without the help of the French. France provided arms, ships, money and men to the American colonies.
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Symbols of Statue of Liberty
Torch : The torch is the strongest symbol that Bartholdi incorporated into the Statue. In fact the Statue’s real name reflects its true meaning: “Liberty Enlightening the World”.
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Bus drivers say students at Mexican teachers’ college have kidnapped them
The men are holed up with their buses on the college’s soccer field, sleeping in the compartments that once held passenger luggage and hanging the clothes they’ve hand-washed from the windshields.
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Fort Hood shooting victims will soon be eligible for the Purple Heart
Victims of the Fort Hood shooting will soon be eligible to receive the Purple Heart, with Congress pushing ahead with a policy change that would officially recognize domestic terrorism as an issue, rather than the “workplace violence” designation the Obama administration had used.
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Lesbian judge takes on Jesus in court
An openly lesbian federal judge whose appointment was opposed by dozens of U.S. senators has ruled against a Christian former Navy chaplain who alleged his superiors engineered his dismissal from the service because he was not “ecumenical.”
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McDonald palm oil policy poorly protects climate
McDonald’s is the world’s most profitable fast-food chain. In 2012, its 12,600 U.S.-based restaurants alone boasted $35.6 billion in sales — nearly three times more than its nearest competitor, Subway, which has twice the number of U.S. outlets.

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