Show Notes 01-07-2017

Sunday Show 01-07-17

Mississippi woman bags deer ahead of her 100th birthday
On Jan. 9, Bertha Vickers of Morgantown, Miss. will celebrate her 100th birthday, but she’s more surprised by all the attention she’s getting for her recent deer kill.
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Tobacco giant says it wants to give up cigarettes
The company, which makes Marlboro, L&M and Chesterfield brands among others, took out ads in newspapers in the United Kingdom that said its ambition for the new year is to build a smoke-free future and eventually stop selling cigarettes.
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‘It’s either fight or die’: How a Seattle woman fended off a machete-wielding man on New Year’s Day
When Lillian Germond walked into her Seattle apartment building early New Year’s Day, she didn’t know the man walking behind her was about to attack, armed with a machete.
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M27s and ‘Head-to-Toe’ Gear Overhaul on the Way for Marine Grunts
After more than a year of speculation, the word comes straight from the commandant of the Marine Corps: Grunts, including those outside the squad, are getting the M27 Infantry Automatic Rifle — and a whole lot of other goodies to boot.
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How to get your hands on a historic  from the US Army stockpile
Only American citizens can purchase one of these World War II combat pistols, the M1911, from the U.S. Army stockpile. And only one can be purchased a year by a qualified buyer.
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Flight attendants sue Delta Air Lines for anti-Jewish, anti-Israeli attitude
Four current and former flight attendants have filed a federal lawsuit against Delta Air Lines alleging that the company’s management has “an anti-Jewish, Hebrew and ethnic Israeli attitude.”
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Report: Religious Jews’ Ascent to Temple Mount Up 75%
The number of visits by religious Jews to the Temple Mount has increased by 75% in 2017, compared to 2016, according to the Yera’eh organization, which encourages Jewish ascent to the Temple Mount.
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Now 6 Bishops Challenge Pope Francis on His Divorce/Remarriage Teaching
Three more Catholic archbishops have signed on to a letter released by three bishops on Dec. 31, which publicly challenges Pope Francis’ teaching on Communion for the “divorced and remarried” and states that his instruction is “alien to the entire Tradition of the Catholic and Apostolic Faith.”
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Weed in sidewalk triggerrs $2500 penalty
Property owners in California have been handed a huge victory with a ruling by the California Court of Appeals ensuring that hearings for citizens who challenge tax assessments or penalty decisions be “fair.”
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Tech companies scramble to patch microchip security
Technology companies are playing down the severity of two recently discovered security problems with computer microchips, saying there will be no need for widespread hardware replacements to shield millions of devices from hackers.
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NHS hospitals ordered to cancel all routine operations in January as flu spike and bed shortages lead to A&E crisis
The instructions on Tuesday night – which will see result in around 50,000 operations being axed – followed claims by senior doctors that patients were being treated in “third world” conditions, as hospital chief executives warned of the worst winter crisis for three decades.
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Washington sets up winter quarters in Morristown
After two significant victories over the British in Trenton and Princeton, New Jersey, General George Washington marches north to Morristown, New Jersey, where he set up winter headquarters for himself and the men of the Continental Army on this day in 1777.
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Liberation Theology in Latin America
During the mid-20th century, disenchanted members of the clergy and the oppressed classes of Latin America united together to reinterpret the role of the Catholic Church in everyday society and to reclaim religion towards the pursuit of social justice
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Show Notes 11-12-15

Thursday show 11-12-15

Obama administration: Transgender boys must be allowed to shower with girls at school
When it rains it pours. This morning Howard Portnoy wrote about a landmark referendum vote in Houston to repeal that city’s LGBT-friendly Houston Equal Rights Ordinance, or HERO.
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School to homeschoolers: Sign up or face criminal charges
Read more at http://www.wnd.com/2015/11/school-to-homeschoolers-sign-up-or-face-criminal-charges/#urpd84O2J0h2ehye.99A number of homeschool parents in Florida have been ordered by a public school district to register their children in classes within three days or face “criminal prosecution” under state law.
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U.S. state draws line in sand against Islamization
A third South Carolina county has barred the door to any Third World refugees being resettled in their community, and at least two others are considering the same move.
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‘Free the Nipple’ is so yesterday; meet campaign advocating female bottomlessness
Back in the day, people who were squeamish about mothers breastfeeding in public were denounced as prudish. When a new generation of women came along and demanded “topless equality”  — the right to walk around bare-breasted in public — the prudish label was dropped in favor of sexist.
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Fema can’t account for up to $456 million in Sandy fuel funds
The Federal Emergency Management Agency can’t adequately account for more than 70 percent of the money spent on fuel for New York in the aftermath of superstorm Sandy, a federal audit released on Friday found.
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New Temple Mount restrictions: no feeding babies
Jewish visitors to the Jerusalem’s Temple Mount – the holiest site in Judaism – have long been subject to a list of restrictions demanded by Muslim authorities.
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$134,730 NIH-Funded Study Explores ‘Risk of Obesity in Food-Insecure Children’
The National Institutes of Health awarded $134,730 in taxpayer funding to the University of California San Francisco to understand the “risk of obesity in food-insecure children.
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