Sunday show 01-10-16
Natural Born Citizen
There were three volumes of Emmerich de Vattel’s The Law of Nations at The Philadelphia/Constitutional Convention of 1787
*§ 212. Citizens and natives.*
The citizens are the members of the civil society; bound to this society by certain duties, and subject to its authority, they equally participate in its advantages. The natives, or natural-born citizens, are those born in the country, of parents who are citizens.
Oregon standoff elevates debate on Federal land ownership
Members of an Idaho militia group arrived at an Oregon refuge on Friday as armed occupiers refused to leave the federal building outside Burns. The 3% of Idaho group’s members will “secure a perimeter” around the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, which has been occupied by an armed militia led by Ammon Bundy for seven days.
Afghan forces struggle as ranks thinned by ‘ghost’ soldiers
Afghan forces are struggling to man the front lines against a resurgent Taliban, in part because of untold numbers of “ghost” troops who are paid salaries but only exist on paper.
Gas prices could drop toward $1 a gallon
In some gas stations around the country, the price of a gallon of regular has dropped below $1.42. AAA and GasBuddy, two organizations that follow gasoline prices, say that gasoline prices below $2 will not be unusual in most of the United States.
School official apologizes for response to rape allegations
A county school board chairman in Tennessee has apologized for officials’ response after three high school basketball players were charged with raping a teammate in an apparent hazing incident.
Conservatives Agree Standoff in Oregon Elevates Debate on Federal Land Ownership
As protesters continue to engage in a standoff against the government at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge, conservatives agree the events have elevated the debate over federal land ownership. But lawmakers stop short of endorsing the actions of the protesters occupying a federal building located south of Burns, Ore.
General Warns: Military Will Face ‘Great Pressure’ to Lower Standards for Women in Combat to Please ‘Agenda-Driven’ in D.C.
Marine Gen. John Kelly, commander of the U.S. Southern Command, said at a Pentagon press briefing on Friday that he believes that future generals will face “great pressure” to lower the standards for women in combat in order to get more women into combat roles.
2-year-old husky gets new set of 3-D printed prosthetic paws
A 2-year-old husky mutt can stand, sit and run like an ordinary dog for the first time in his life after receiving a custom-made set of prosthetic legs. Derby, who lives in New York with his owner, Sherry Portonva, was born with partially formed front paws that forced him to use his hind legs and chest to crawl and walk, KNS Radio reported.
Police dog dies after being shot breaking up burglary
An Ohio police dog who was shot several times during a weekend burglary died Sunday morning. The dog, Jethro, was shot around 1 a.m. Saturday as he approached a suspect attempting to rob Fisher Foods in Canton, WKYC reported.
Why crows hold funerals
Someone is dead. There’s a body, attended by a number of concerned and watchful figures, all in black. The lifeless corpse belongs to a crow, and the dark-garbed group congregating nearby is a gathering of its fellow crows, sometimes referred to as a “murder.”