Thursday show notes 07-05-18
The Fact You Can Vote Doesn’t Make Government Abuse OK
One of the most problematic aspects of the American Revolution — problematic for the state — is the fact that the American war for independence was illegal. According to British law, the secession movement announced at Philadelphia in 1776, and the war fought to defend it, were criminal acts instigated by criminals.
Senate panel upholds finding that Russia backed Trump, contradicting House
The Senate Intelligence Committee has unequivocally upheld the conclusion of the intelligence community that Russia developed a “clear preference” for then-candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 election and sought to help him win the White House.
Campos-Duffy: Liberal Media Targeting Potential SCOTUS Pick’s Faith Shows ‘Religious Intolerance’
Liberal media outlets are already targeting a potential nominee to replace Associate Justice Anthony Kennedy on the Supreme Court as President Trump eyes potential picks.
‘Their Party Has No Future’: Former Democrat Urges Liberals to ‘Walk Away’ From Democratic Party
The creator of a social media campaign urging liberals to detach themselves from the Democratic Party said that the future of the party is over. Brandon Straka started the “#WalkAway Campaign,” which shares video stories of people who decide to dissociate themselves from liberalism.
Monday show notes 06-25-18
Russian-funded environmental group gave millions to anti-fracking groups
There is plenty of evidence in the form of a tangible money trail that links Vladimir Putin’s Russian government with U.S. environmental groups. In fact, the source of this funding has been subject of two congressional committee inquiries.
‘If You Have a Cheese Pizza…’: Mulvaney Amazes Trump With Explanation of ‘Ridiculous’ Gov’t Bureaucracy
Office of Management & Budget Director Mick Mulvaney gave an intricate and often eccentric explanation of redundancy and overlap in federal bureaucracy in a presentation that stunned the president and the press.
South Carolina steel plant reopened by UK industrialist, avoiding tariffs
British industrialist Sanjeev Gupta’s GFG Industrials on Monday reopened a shuttered South Carolina steel plant in a move that will allow his U.K.-based firm to circumvent the Trump administration’s 25% tariffs on steel imports.
The Army Took Over the Spigots, Forcing Thirsty Venezuelans to Pay
To arrive at the El Paraiso water-filling station in Caracas by sunrise, Rigoberto Sanchez wakes before 4 a.m. Hours later, his tanker is in a slow-moving line with a dozen others. Only two of the 10 pumps work and Sanchez will have time for a couple of deliveries if he’s lucky.
We start the show with The Pledge of Allegiance. Then, Ups and Downs for the week, the News Behind the News and to Russia with love!