Show Notes 02-25-2016

Saturday Show 2-25-17

NBC News video featuring kids terrified about Trump comes under fire
A pair of NBC News videos featuring kids expressing fears about Donald Trump’s presidency is coming under fire by conservatives who call it “propaganda.”
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Perez beats Ellison in race to run Democratic Party
Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison fell short Saturday in his campaign to run the Democratic National Committee, losing to former Labor Secretary Tom Perez. Following the vote, Ellison called on his supporters to unite behind their new leader.
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Officials in Legal Marijuana State Vow to Fight Federal Crackdown
Officials in Washington state, where recreational marijuana is legal, vow to fight any federal crackdown on the nascent industry after White House spokesman Sean Spicer said they should expect to see stepped-up enforcement of anti-pot laws.
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FRC: Trump’s Reversal of Bathroom/Shower Mandate Is a Victory for Parents, Kids
Action taken by the Trump administration to reverse an Obama administration mandate that public schools allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and showers that coincide with their “gender identity,” not their biological sex, is a “victory for parents, children and privacy,” said the Family Research Council (FRC) on Feb. 22.
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Hyperinflation renders Venezuela a nation of broke millionaires
Venezuela may now be the country in the world with the most millionaires. There is, however, a caveat. That money isn’t worth much anywhere else in the world.
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New Venezuelan VP’s alleged ties with Hezbollah, radicalism raise concerns
Tareck El Aissami, one of the most powerful men in Venezuela, just acquired more power. Last week the self-proclaimed “radically Chavista” became the country’s second in command after President Nicolas Maduro appointed him as vice president.
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Keys to life? Scientists explain how newly-discovered exoplanets could be habitable
About 40 light years from Earth, there is an intriguing system with a dim red star and seven alien worlds rapidly orbiting it. And what makes the find so exciting is that three of those planets are in the “Goldilocks zone” of the star: the just-right place where liquid water could exist on a planet’s rocky surface.Keys to life?
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San Diego Bishop Calls on Americans To Be ‘Disruptors’ To Aid Illegal Aliens
The very liberal Catholic bishop of San Diego, Robert McElroy, who supports giving Communion to the divorced and remarried, contrary to Church teaching, and embracing “LGBT families,” said that social justice activists must become “disrupters” to counter the efforts of the federal government to apprehend illegal aliens.
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Show Notes 02-10-2017

Friday Show 2-10-17

Triple treat: Eclipse, comet, full moon all coming Friday night
Skywatchers will enjoy a rare space triple-header Friday night and early Saturday morning: A “penumbral” lunar eclipse during the full “snow” moon — and the flyby of a comet.
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LL Bean offers employee buyouts, ends contributions to company pension plan
L.L. Bean announced on Thursday that it would offer voluntary buyouts to eligible employees in 2018, discontinue contributions to the company’s pension plan and expand its parental leave benefit.
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Fed board member Tarullo announces resignation
Federal Reserve board member Daniel Tarullo, a key official guiding bank regulation efforts, will resign this spring, the Fed said Friday.
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NY Times to launch finance probe unit looking at Trump White House
The New York Times is preparing to intensify its focus on the business ties and financial dealings of President Trump and his cabinet officials, sources inside the Trump administration told the FOX Business Network’s Charlie Gasparino.
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Venezuelans killing flamingos and anteaters to stave off hunger amid mounting food crisis
Venezuela’s food crisis has gotten so bad that people are apparently killing pink flamingos and other protected animals in order to stave off hunger.
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Venezuela, Russia cement ties during high-profile Moscow meetings
The Venezuelan government received a pat on the back from Russia Monday, with its foreign minister expressing the Kremlin’s strong support for Nicolas Maduro’s socialist rule and a willingness to expand the existing bilateral cooperation.
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Show Notes 05-21-2015

Thursday show 05-21-15
Which dangerous toxins are in your pot?
In 2004, California organic farm inspector Chris Van Hook submitted an unusual request to the US Department of Agriculture: He wanted permission to certify a medical marijuana farm as organic.
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Communist goals by Dr. Cleon Skousen
The following is a list of Current Communist Goals as revealed by Dr. Cleon Skousen in The Naked Communist, written in 1958 and read into the Congressional Record in1963.
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Turning Point USA mobilizing conservative votes
Since launching Turning Point USA three years ago, Eagle Scout 21-year-old Charlie Kirk—an Eagle Scout who still lives in his mom’s house—has built an organization that has a presence on 800 college campuses and registered thousands of voters in 2012.
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Rocket with secretive space plane aboard launched
The U.S. Air Force’s X-37B space plane blasted into Earth orbit today, kicking off the robotic vehicle’s clandestine fourth mission — as well as the first flight of a tiny solar-sailing spacecraft.
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Show Notes 08/10/2014

Sunday Show 8/10/14

New Jersey church orders bats in their attic to leave
The bats in the attic of a historic church in New Jersey are being evicted. The creatures have made Tranquility United Methodist Church in Green Township their bat cave for years. But church officials have wanted to do something about them since replacing a porous slate roof damaged by Tropical Storm Irene and Hurricane Sandy, the Newark Star-Ledger reported Sunday.
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HS bibble banner lawsuit heads to Texas Supreme Court
A group of high school cheerleaders from southeast Texas asked the state Supreme Court on Wednesday to rule on whether banners emblazoned with Bible verses that they display at football games is protected free speech. 
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California school district shelves sex education text that prompted parents outrage
A Northern California school district is shelving a controversial sex education textbook with racy references to masturbation, sex toys and bondage.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles tops box office
Studio estimates say “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” sliced off $65 million at the weekend box office. The Paramount comic-book adaptation featuring Megan Fox alongside computer-generated renditions of the pizza-eating, sewer-dwelling superheroes lunged into first place in its debut weekend.
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Nixon resigns Presidency
On August 9th 1974, President Richard M. Nixon resigned in the wake of the Watergate burglary scandal. He was the first president in American history to resign.
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Ford is inaugurated
On this day in 1974, one day after the resignation of President Richard M. Nixon, Gerald R. Ford is sworn in as president, making him the first man to assume the presidency upon his predecessor’s resignation.
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Major player in Obama eligibility booted from office
In an election-year stunner, Gov. Neil Abercrombie of Hawaii was ousted from office Saturday by state Sen. David Ige, who crushed the incumbent in the Democratic primary, despite a last-minute push for Abercrombie by President Barack Obama. Although he has been outspent by about 10 to 1, Ige defeated Abercrombie by a margin of 67 to 32 percent.
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Feminists declare war on transgenders
Women are not the same as men. That’s obvious to most. But a stunning conveyor of that message is radical feminists, who according to the New Yorker, are objecting to claims to womanhood made by men, otherwise known as transgenders.
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Former postmaster blasts USPS stamp choices
A former postmaster general and prominent stamp collector is accusing the U.S. Postal Service of “prostituting” its stamp program, sacrificing cultural icons for pop culture in a wrongheaded search for “illusory profits.”
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Smartphone App to help you avoid dangerous areas is obviously racist or something
What if you were moving to – or visiting – a city where you didn’t know your way around? And what if you were worried about wandering into a high crime area, but didn’t know the layout of the city?
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11 year old Cancer survivor invents chemo backpack for pediatric patients
An 11-year-old cancer survivor has used her own experience to invent a device that she hopes will make chemo treatments a little easier for other kids battling the disease, KDVR.com reported.
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Great Gift for Grandma? Retirees Love Tablets
Figures just out from communications regulator Ofcom suggest that tablets are becoming increasingly popular among the over-55s. It seems 28% of this group own one and for many, it has become a go-to main device.
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Astronauts cannot sleep properly in space
A new study by Harvard Medical School has found many astronauts suffer serious levels of sleep deprivation that could be putting their lives in danger. Scientists studied the sleep patterns of 64 astronauts on 80 space shuttle missions and 21 International Space Station (ISS) crew members before, during and after spaceflight.
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Show Notes 07/17/2014

Thursday Show 7/17/14

Supreme Court limits EPA global warming rules
The Supreme Court delivered a setback to the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday, placing limits on the sole Obama administration program already in place to deal with power plant and factory emissions of gases blamed for global warming.
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Jack in the box robbed again
Police agencies in two states launched investigations Monday into armed robberies at local outlets of chains that have declared their properties are gun-free zones.
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“Beyond BS”: Attorney erupts over mom’s shooting
Eric Sanders has been extraordinarily patient while waiting more than nine long months for investigators to release the official police report into the shooting death of the unarmed suburban mother, after she apparently made a wrong turn into a White House entrance on Oct. 3, 2013.
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Armed Homeland Security Agents in ‘Community Outreach’ to “Let People Know They’re in the Area”
News channel WNCT 9 received calls from alarmed residents in response to reports of numerous DHS vehicles parked outside a bankruptcy court in Greenville, North Carolina. However, the “heavy presence” was not because of any specific threat associated with the building.
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Boehner: House Has No Plans to Defund Unconstitutional Acts by Obama
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) indicated today that if President Barack Obama takes actions that exceed his constitutional authority, the House of Representatives has no plans to use its own constitutional authority to withhold funding from those actions.
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Bipartisan Bill Would Promote Commercial Mining–of Asteroids
A bipartisan bill introduced in Congress last week would ensure that U.S. companies are able to mine resources from asteroids free from “harmful interference.”
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Show Notes 04/10/2014

Thursday Show 4/10/14
Under attack: Depth of federal arms race should surprise, shock citizenry
It may come as a surprise to many U.S. taxpayers, but a slew of federal agencies — some whose responsibilities seem to have little to do with combating crime — carry active law enforcement operations.
Nevada officials blast Feds over treatment of cattle rancher Cliven Bundy
Two of Nevada’s top elected leaders are riding to the rescue of a rancher whose decades-long range war with the federal government has reached a boiling point in recent days.
North Korea names space agency NADA
North Korea marked the one-year anniversary of its space agency’s founding this week by naming it the National Aerospace Development Administration (NADA).
Earth’s magnetic field source: sebra stripes
Strange stripelike features in Earth’s magnetic field are caused by the planet’s spin, and not by the constant bombardment of solar particles as previously thought, scientists say.
Angry motorists prompt nationwide camera backlash
Angry motorists are fed up with having to shell out big bucks to pay fines generated by red light cameras and speed cameras.
Lesson has schoolkids comparing Martin Luther King to cop killer Mumia Abu-Jamal

A lesson plan asking students to draw parallels between late civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. and convicted cop-killer Mumia Abu-Jamal is an “absolute disgrace,” the widow of the fallen officer told FoxNews.com.

Show Notes 12/12/2013

Sunday Show 12/15/13

FDA takes steps to phase out antibiotics in meat
Citing a potential threat to public health, the Food and Drug Administration is taking steps toward phasing out the use of some antibiotics in animals processed for meat.
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/fda-takes-steps-phase-out-antibiotics-meat#sthash.chUIgu8L.dpuf

Hobbit: Desolation Smaug takes top spot aat box office
Per studio estimates Sunday, Warner Bros. “Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” was No. 1 at the weekend box office with $73.7 million.
http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2013/12/15/hobbit-desolation-smaug-takes-top-spot-at-box-office/?intcmp=features

Sister wives judge rules key parts of Utah anit-polygamy law unconstitutional
Advocacy groups for polygamy and individual liberties on Saturday hailed a federal judge’s ruling that key parts of Utah’s polygamy laws are unconstitutional, saying it will remove the threat of arrest for those families.
http://cnsnews.com/news/article/sister-wives-judge-rules-key-parts-utah-anti-polygamy-law-unconstitutional#sthash.gRIBpzZw.dpuf

Reid files cloture on budget deal
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) started the procedural process Sunday so that the Senate can debate and pass the budget and the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) before leaving from the Christmas holiday.
http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/193189-reid-starts-process-on-budget-ndaa

Mandela lied; communism never died
Bill Keller of The New York Times admits Nelson Mandela was a communist, but suggests it doesn’t really matter because communism collapsed. But communism never died in South Africa. Mandela lied about his party membership, for the obvious purpose of confusing and deceiving people about what is really going on in South Africa.
http://www.westernjournalism.com/mandela-lied-communism-never-died/#E1s67TRQsXGlGEOV.99

Element Essential for Life Found in Supernova Remains
Phosphorous — one of the essential elements for life — has been discovered in the cosmic leftovers from a star explosion for the first time, scientists say.
http://www.livescience.com/41939-supernova-elements-life-chemicals.html

Comtech Shaking Off the Army Blues, Taking Comfort in Wave of Commercial Orders
Satellite ground equipment manufacturer Comtech Telecommunications Corp. reported increased orders for the three months ending Oct. 31 and told investors that three years of downward revenue spiral will end this year.
http://www.spacenews.com/article/financial-report/38652comtech-shaking-off-the-army-blues-taking-comfort-in-wave-of