Show Notes 03-26-15

Thursday show 03-26-15
Special Guest Green Beret Lieutenant Colonel Scott Mann
Scott Mann, a military advisor for Concerned Veterans for America, is a retired Green Beret Lieutenant Colonel with 23 years in the U.S. Army – 18 of that in Special Forces. He has deployed around the world in places like Peru, Colombia, Panama, Iraq and Afghanistan. Lieutenant Colonel Mann helped implement a program late in the Afghan war known as Village Stability that he believes could defeat violent extremists all over the world. He has an upcoming book entitled Game Changers that explains how going local into rough areas around the world can win this war. Scott is also the CEO and Founder of the Stability Institute, an on-line community that trains military and stability professionals and advocates for policy change in defeating extremists.
Twitter: @dscottmann
Student barred from class for disputing rape statistics
A student at Reed College has been banned from class for denying the existence of “rape culture” in the United States and arguing that the oft-repeated statistic that one in five women are raped at college is bogus
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Top 2 U.S. Jobs by Number Employed: Salespersons and Cashiers
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported Wednesday that retail sales clerk and cashier were the two largest occupations in the United States in May 2014, with their numbers increasing slightly since 2013.
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“I, for the most part, kept my silence, waiting … and waiting … and waiting for the GOP House leadership to circle back and fix their mess,” Stanek elaborated in a blog post titled “Why I’m protesting Speaker Boehner’s office on March 25.” “The GOP must have mistaken our silence for indifference.”
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Islam needs to reform or leave says Canadian leader of PEGIDA movement
Islam needs to change or it needs to leave. That’s the message from one of the leaders who has brought to Canada a controversial European movement that unites political conservatives, anti-immigration activists and neo-Nazis with the goal of beating back a perceived rising tide of Islamic fundamentalism.
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Homeland chief likens Quran to American values
Jeh Johnson, the secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, raised some eyebrows recently when he likened the Quran to American values and Martin Luther King.
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Show Notes 11/09/2014

Sunday Show 11/9/14
Veterans Day
On the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month of 1918, an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, was declared between the Allied nations and Germany in the First World War, then known as “the Great War.”
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John Muir
John Muir’s birthplace was a four-story stone house in Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland. His parents were Daniel Muir and Ann Gilrye. He was the third of eight children: Margaret, Sarah, David, Daniel, Ann and Mary (twins), and the American-born Joanna.
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US Unemployment Rate Falls for Younger Workers
Younger workers benefited from the October uptick in hiring. While still high, the unemployment rate for teenagers fell to 18.6 percent from 20 percent in September as 266,000 of them landed jobs. The jobless rate for workers in their early 20s declined to 10.5 percent from 11.4 percent.
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The government of Australia, which has been at the forefront of resisting international pressure of developed countries to manage their economies around the threat of climate change, is expected to resist more spending proposed at the summit for a “Green Climate Fund,” which would give money to underdeveloped countries with the intention of helping them reduce emissions.
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Pope Francis warns against becoming Pagan Christians
Not all those who claim to be Christians really are, said Pope Francis Friday morning. Some are Christians “in name only,” he said. “They bear the name of Christians but live a life of pagans.”
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From Brian’s Mexican Connection
Mexico City, November 7 (HOWEVER) .- Residents of the mountain town of Linda Vista, belonging the municipality of San Miguel Totolapan, Guerrero, took up arms to protest unsafe conditions with which, say, day face day and demanded that the government guarantees that no similar case happen to Iguala.
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Man chooses to be eaten alive by Anaconda
Naturalist Paul Rosolie believes “you have to go head first.” What he’s referring to is shoving his head into the mouth of an anaconda, letting it swallow him, and filming the experience for a Discovery Channel special called Eaten Alive, reports.
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In response to Discovery Channel’s upcoming special, Eaten Alive, which will feature author and naturist Paul Rosolie in a “snake-proof” suit while being eaten by a massive anaconda, People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals had something to say:
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GOP civil war
As most Republicans were taking a victory lap the morning after the elections, a group of conservatives huddled anxiously in a conference room not far from Capitol Hill and agreed that now is the time for confrontation, not compromise and conciliation.
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Fema asking disabled elderly residents to repay aid from Superstorm Sandy
The residents of Belle Harbor Manor spent four miserable months in emergency shelters after Superstorm Sandy’s floodwaters surged through their assisted-living center on New York City’s Rockaway peninsula.
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Giant sunspot mystifies scientists
The biggest sunspot to grace the face of the sun in more than two decades just rotated out of Earth’s view, but it was responsible for kicking up some truly amazing solar activity this week.
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NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover Finds Mineral Match
Reddish rock powder from the first hole drilled into a Martian mountain by NASA’s Curiosity rover has yielded the mission’s first confirmation of a mineral mapped from orbit.
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Korean war POW laid to rest 60 years after capture and death
A Korean War POW has been laid to rest near his mother’s grave in California with full military honors more than 60 years after he died of untreated wounds in enemy hands.
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Army Vet killed at Los Angeles party celebrating recent return from Afghanistan
An Army veteran who survived the treacherous battlefields of Afghanistan was gunned down Sunday in his old neighborhood in Los Angeles while celebrating his homecoming from the wartorn land.
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Show Notes 11/10/2013

Sunday Show 11/10/13
Special Guest; B. Davis Campbell Author of “A Place I Didn’t Want To Go: My Victory Over Cancer”
Davis became a registered nurse in 1983 and later a nurse practitioner in 2001. In 2004, at age 43, he was shocked to discover he had Stage III bladder cancer. He subsequently underwent total removal of his bladder and creation of a new bladder, a “neobladder”, out of twenty inches of his small intestine.
Out of fuel GOCE satellite to crash on earth Sunday afternoon
A 2,000-pound European satellite has run out of fuel and will plunge back to Earth sometime between 5:30 P.M. EST and 7:30 P.M., a spokesman for Europe’s Space Debris Office told
Unemployment among black youth 393% higher than national rate
The black youth unemployment rate for ages 16-19 is 393% higher than the national unemployment rate, according to data released today by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Melissa Joan Hart: These days there are more Republicans in Hollywood
FOX411: We love the story of you proudly announcing on the “Sabrina” set that you voted for [Bob] Dole and your co-stars being horrified.

Government pays 112,346 to develop strawberry harvest aiding robots
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has given an award of $1,123,463 to the University of California, Davis to develop “relatively small, inexpensive robots” to aid in harvesting strawberries.
The announcement was made in late October as part of a series of USDA awards “to spur the development and use of robots in American agriculture production,” according to a USDA press release.
United States Marines

Leading up to the American Revolution, a committee of the Continental Congress met to draft a resolution calling for two battalions of Marines able to fight for independence at sea and on shore. The resolution was approved on November 10, 1775, officially forming the Continental Marines.