Show Notes 03-01-2015

Sunday show 03-01-15

Republican rebels stand fast against Boehner and amnesty
In the contentious voting over a Homeland Security funding bill Friday night, nearly 50 mostly conservative Republicans openly defied House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio – not once, but twice.
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Egyptian court declares Hamas terrorist organization
An Egyptian court declared Hamas a “terrorist organization” on Saturday, further isolating the blockaded rulers of the Gaza Strip once openly welcomed by the country’s toppled Islamist-dominated government.
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Feds Raid Texas Political Meeting; Fingerprint And Photograph All Attendees, Seize Phones
BRYAN, TX: Federal and local police forces raided a political meeting, taking unusual measures to document every attendee by taking fingerprints and photographs, and seizing every cell phone and all recording equipment in the meeting hall.
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Daughters of Liberty
The Revolutionary War brought women into many new causes. Although women’s organizations had begun to appear in the late 1600s, it was not until the mid 1700s that these organizations involved politics. The Daughters of Liberty proved that women’s involvement in politics could be beneficial to the country. They were relevant in the shaping of our American history.
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Survey: Dems much more likely to talk about their guns
A new poll reveals that Democrats are far more likely to be willing to talk about their guns than Republicans or independents. The revelation comes just as the American Academy of Family Physicians is launching a campaign to emphasize just that – talking about guns. Specifically the doctors say they oppose any restrictions on their discussions about guns with their patients, and they want to take a “public health approach” on the issue of weapons.
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Ted Cruz spill secret of GOP amnesty sabotage
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, strongly suggested the fix was in from the beginning by GOP leaders to sabotage the fight against Obama’s amnesty, saying, “The cake was baked from the start.”
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Kerry: Israel safer after interim Iran deal
“Israel is safer today because of the interim agreement we created,” Kerry said on ABC’s This Week. “It is to guarantee that we will know that Iran cannot develop a nuclear weapon under the procedure that we’re putting in place.” Kerry’s comments come amid grave concerns in Israel over Tehran’s nuclear ambitions. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu landed in Washington, D.C. on Sunday and will address the issue before a joint session of Congress on Tuesday.
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Show Notes 07/28/2013

Show Notes Sunday 07/28/13
Proposed new state in northern Colorado gains traction
A proposal backed by several Colorado counties to form a new state called North Colorado is getting public support. More than four dozen people showed up Thursday at the first public meeting to discuss a proposal to form a 51st state.
Student sues college after suspending her for requesting lessons in English
Fifty-year-old student Terri Bennett is suing Pima Community College (PCC) in Pima County, Arizona for allegedly labeling her a “bigot” and suspending her from school for asking if her nursing studies curriculum could be taught in English to make it easier to learn.
Feds tell web firms to turn over user account passwords
A Microsoft spokesperson would not say whether the company has received such requests from the government. But when asked whether Microsoft would divulge passwords, salts, or algorithms, the spokesperson replied: “No, we don’t, and we can’t see a circumstance in which we would provide it.”
AP NewsBreak: Mo. GOP to get Democratic help to enact bill seeking to nullify federal gun laws
With the help of a few Democrats, Missouri’s Republican-led Legislature appears to be positioned to override Gov. Jay Nixon’s veto of a high-profile bill that seeks to nullify federal gun-control laws in the state and make criminals out of federal agents who attempt to enforce them.
The five fogotten facts you should know about the Korean War
July 27, 2013, marks the 60th anniversary of the Korean Armistice Agreement, which ended the three-year-long Korean War. Although the conflict claimed some 36,000 American lives, it is sometimes referred to as the Forgotten War.

Show Notes 06/06/2013

Uncooperative Radio Show Notes: Thursday 06/06/2013
Monsanto Says Rogue Wheat in Oregon May Be Sabotage
The world’s largest seed company, said experimental wheat engineered to survive Roundup weedkiller may have gotten into an Oregon field through an “accidental or purposeful” act.
IMF Concedes It Made Mistakes on Greece
The International Monetary Fund has admitted to major missteps over the past three years in its handling of the bailout of Greece, the first spark in a debt crisis that spread across Europe.
The Hartford Convention
The Hartford Convention was an event spanning from December 15, 1814–January 4, 1815 in the United States during the War of 1812 in which New England’s opposition to the war reached the point where secession from the United States was discussed.