Sunday Show 11/23/14
Vet Launches Made-in-America E-Commerce Store
After leaving the military and joining the corporate world, Dan McCready said he felt like he was lacking a sense of purpose. The U.S. Marine Corps veteran had graduated from Harvard Business School and was working in consulting at McKinsey, traveling for about 80 hours a week.
Graham critical of new GOP House report on Benghazi, calls findings ‘garbage’
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday criticized a recently released House Republican report that concludes no intelligence lapses in connection with the fatal Benghazi attacks, saying congressional investigators did a “lousy job.”
Germ zapping robot could fight Ebola and other deadly viruses
Standing a little more than 5 feet tall, the robot nicknamed “Saul” uses pulses of high-intensity, high-energy ultraviolet rays to split open bacterial cell walls and kill dangerous pathogens, said Geri Genant, a health care services implementation manager with Xenex, the company that developed the robot.
Lawmaker calls out witness anti-Christian remarks about fundamentalist Christians
At a House Armed Services Committee’s Subcommittee on Military Personnel on Wednesday, Rep. Randy Forbes (R-Va.) confronted one witness with derogatory remarks he made about Christians, which the lawmaker said exemplifies the threat to religious liberty in the U.S. Armed Forces.
Cardinal’s demotion helps Pope Francis quell ‘conservative backlash’ — for now
Pope Francis is drawing rock star raves for softening the Vatican’s image on such issues as homosexuality, capitalism and divorce, but his celebrated tolerance doesn’t seem to extend to dissenters within the church, whose conservative revolt came to a halt when the pontiff exiled their de facto leader to obscurity.
Crisis in Mexico protesters storm National palace after massacre of 43 students
Protesters in Mexico City stormed Mexico’s National Palace Saturday night and set fire to the Palace’s ancient wooden doors before being repelled back by police, in protests over the deaths of 43 students by drug gang-affiliated police.
Swat team tasters and pepper sprays Homeschoolers
A Missouri homeschooling family is suing a sheriff and another officer who forcibly entered their home without a warrant, Tasered the father, pepper-sprayed the mother and put their children in the custody of social service workers.
Iran replicates US Drone
An Iranian replica of a US spy drone, seized by Iran in 2011, is inferior to the US version, which was initially captured by Iran, according to the Pentagon. Iran released a video of their similar design earlier this week.
Arms Trade Treaty takes effect December 24th
Gun Control: To some, concern over a U.N. Arms Trade Treaty set to take effect Dec. 24 is much ado about nothing. But a president unconstrained by Congress or the Constitution may try to impose severe limits on gun rights. All treaties must be ratified by two-thirds of the Senate, and that’s not about to happen in the case of the unratified Arms Trade Treaty (ATT), particularly after the 2014 election that gave the GOP Senate control.
Ohio school district mulls over giving teachers access to guns
The Dayton Daily News reported Sunday that the Riverside Local School board in central Ohio’s Logan County has held recent discussions on placing guns in schools and plans to revisit the issue Dec. 16. Superintendent Scott Mann said the goal is to protect children from potential threats involving weapons.
Conservatives celebrate the 50th anniversary of Barry Goldwater’s Presidential campaign
Conservatives and family members of former presidential candidate Barry Goldwater celebrated and reflected on Goldwater’s impact on politics and conservatism over the past 50 years at an anniversary dinner to honor his memory, held at the Liaison Capitol Hotel in Washington, D.C. on Nov. 18.