Show Notes 01-07-2016

Thursday show 01-07-16

CHINESE IMMIGRANT DEFIES OBAMA’S EXECUTIVE GUN GRAB: I WON’T BE A SLAVE HERE TOO
A Chinese immigrant took a bold stand against President Obama’s recent executive actions on gun control Tuesday in a viral message posted to social media.
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Americans skeptical of global warming can lose gun rights due to executive order
Americans skeptical of so-called “man-made climate change” could lose their Second Amendment rights under Obama’s latest executive order considering that psychologists have said “global warming” skeptics were “mentally ill.”
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Benghazi victims Dad dares Clinton to take a lie detector test
The father of one of the men killed in the 2012 Benghazi attacks has dared Hillary Clinton to a lie detector test. Charles Woods, father to former Navy SEAL Tyrone Woods, said Wednesday that the then-secretary of state told him that a YouTube video was the cause of the attacks, but now denies it.
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New dangers found in the latest Obama gun orders
Among the provisions of what Barack Obama calls “common sense” measures to stop “gun violence” – which critics condemn as the president’s latest unconstitutional end-runs around Congress – one controversial new rule empowers health-care providers to report the names of mentally ill patients to a FBI firearms background check system.
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Macy’s announces layoffs, lists 36 store closures
Capping a disappointing holiday season, Macy’s (M) will eliminate more than 4,500 positions as part of a restructuring plan to turn around the department store’s slumping sales, the company said Wednesday.
http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2016/01/06/macys-announces-layoffs-restructuring-after-disappointing-2015/78373358/

Mises: An Audacious Champion of Freedom
Ideas are all-important. Indeed, they are more powerful than armies, as Victor Hugo noted. But ideas are advanced by specific individuals, and inculcated in them, and historically tied to them. How blessed are we that we have not a criminal like Marx nor a monster, like Keynes to follow, but Ludwig von Mises, a hero as well as a genius.
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Top 10 states that rely most on federal aid
A new report by the Tax Foundation shows what percentage of each state’s revenue comes from the federal government through federal grants-in-aid, a sum that in total has reached $600 billion a year.
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Muslim sex mob cover up grows in Germany
Cologne Mayor Henriette Reker said Wednesday that women should adopt a “code of conduct” to discourage men from committing sexual assault. Gangs of migrants went on a crime spree last Friday night, which overwhelmed police and left scores of women at their attackers’ mercy.
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Jihadi technical college stuns security experts
 Some of the skills ISIS terrorists in Raqqa are learning include building remote-control vehicles and producing homemade thermal batteries for surface-to-air missiles. Sunni radicals also have the ability to engineer self-regulating thermostats that produce human-like heat signatures.
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Presidential election of 1789
In 1789, the first presidential election, George Washington was unanimously elected president of the United States. With 69 electoral votes, Washington won the support of each participating elector. No other president since has come into office with a universal mandate to lead.
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Show Notes 02-22-2014

Sunday show 02-22-15

George Washington
George Washington could trace his family’s presence in North America to his great-grandfather, John Washington, who migrated from England to Virginia. The family held some distinction in England and was granted land by Henry VIII.
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Moody’s downgrades Russia sovereign debt to junk
Moody’s Investors Service downgraded Russia’s sovereign debt to junk status on Friday, citing the crisis in Ukraine and the falling price of oil. Moody’s cut Russia’s rating to Ba1 from Baa3, with a negative outlook.
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Except for Oakland West Coast seaports in full operation
West Coast seaports were back at full operation Sunday, except in Oakland, California, which has seen another work disruption. It’s unclear what prompted the problems in Oakland. Work at the other 28 West Coast ports is back to normal, Pacific Maritime Association spokesman Steve Getzug said.
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DHS circulates report warning of sovereign citizen extremists
While the White House held a Countering Violent Extremism summit this week to talk about “extremist ideologies that radicalize” – not radical Islam in particular but myriad forms of extremism domestic and foreign – CNN reported that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has circulated an intelligence assessment on the “domestic terror threat from right-wing sovereign citizen extremists.
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Montanans fight to last drop over precious water rights
The American West’s history of conflict between Indians and settlers apparently isn’t over, as tribes in Montana are demanding title to water rights and lands that long have been privately
owned.
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Susan Rice: ‘Who Better Than a Mother to Spot Unusual Behavior in Her Child and Intervene?’
In a speech at the White House Summit to Counter Violent Extremism, National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Thursday said part of the strategy to combat terrorism is training women – especially mothers – to recognize the signs of recruitment and radicalization in their own families.
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Freedom From Religion Foundation says teacher’s memorial violates First Amendment
A West Virginia middle school took down the crosses from a memorial to a beloved teacher, but is standing firm on the angels etched into the stone, despite an atheist group’s threat to sue on constitutional grounds.
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SF archbishop answers disapproving letter from lawmakers
The archbishop of San Francisco sent a letter to California lawmakers on Thursday asking them to respect his right to hire people who uphold Catholic teachings.
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