Wednesday show notes 09-12-18
Hurricane Maria victims never received huge stockpile of water bottles, viral photos show
As Hurricane Florence barrels towards the Carolina coast, photos purportedly showing millions of undistributed water bottles meant for Hurricane Maria victims that have been sitting on an airstrip in Puerto Rico for over a year have gone viral on social media.
Coast Guard Led 9-11 Water Evacuation Was ‘Bigger Than Dunkirk’
The U.S. Coast Guard led a water evacuation of more than 500,000 people from Manhattan following the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks on the World Trade Center towers in an action that moved more people from the island than the 1940 evacuation of Allied troops from France, according to a new oral history of former USCG commandant, Adm. James Loy.
MUSLIMS ‘PROSELYTIZING’ AT U.S. SCHOOL ASSEMBLIES
The Freedom of Conscience Defense Fund dispatched a records request to the Gilroy Unified School District because of a possible constitutional violation for letting the Muslim groups indoctrinate students.
The Department of Education is scaring parents with wildly exaggerated school shooting stats
It’s easy to get spooked when you see news of school shootings on television and social media. It often seems like these incidents are on the rise. But how prevalent are they really?
College pays out $12,000 after rejecting pro-lifers’ request for $300
A lawsuit against Ball State University’s restriction of funding to student groups with which it disagrees has been dropped in response to a change in policy.
The Top Five Ways Obama Attacked the Free Press
It’s been over a year and a half since Obama left office, but it still bothers me hearing him speak. Between his trying to take credit for the Trump economy and his claim that he, unlike Trump, didn’t “threaten the freedom of the press,” it’s hard not to get angry when he speaks because virtually everything he says is a lie.
Trump Disputes ‘Gutless’ NYT Op-Ed: ‘They Had Me Screaming, Shouting Like a Lunatic
President Trump last Thursday challenged media depictions of him having hysterical tantrums in the White House over the New York Times op-ed by an anonymous “senior administration official” claiming to be “part of the resistance inside the Trump administration.”
New spray for laundry-averse millennials makes dirty clothes smell fresh
A spray has been developed that makes dirty clothes smell fresh and appear crease-free — as millennials can’t be bothered to wash or hang them. About 60 percent of 22 to 37-year-olds say they are too tired to do the washing.