Saturday Show 01-13-17
Cliven Bundy case: How big a problem is prosecutorial misconduct?
Cliven Bundy wanted to walk out of the courtroom in his jail jumpsuit and ankle shackles. Deputy marshals blocked him from doing that. But if it hadn’t been for “flagrant misconduct” committed by federal prosecutors and investigators in the case, the Nevada cattleman may not have been walking out at all.
‘Pro-America’ Black Rifle Coffee becoming popular among conservatives, founder says
Black Rifle Coffee Company is not where you go to get your average cup of Joe. The Salt Lake City-based venture is making waves with high-quality coffee while taking a pro-Trump, pro-gun and pro-military stance.
Florida races to accommodate influx of Puerto Rican migrants
At Leslie Campbell’s office in the central Florida city of St. Cloud, the phone will not stop ringing. Director of special programs for the Osceola County School District, Ms. Campbell helps enroll students fleeing storm-ravaged Puerto Rico.
‘Stable genius’ is a merch windfall’
According to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, 3 people have already applied for rights to slap “stable genius” all over apparel. Problem is … only one can own the rights to put it on clothes.
Congress raises concerns over Florida drilling exemption
The Trump administration may have violated federal law by exempting Florida from a national plan to expand offshore drilling, a Democratic senator charged Thursday.
‘Give 3 good reasons for slavery:’ 4th-grade homework assignment sparks backlash, apology in Wauwatosa
A homework assignment asked fourth-graders at a private school in Wauwatosa to argue why slavery was a good thing. It prompted an apology from the principal of Our Redeemer Lutheran School, who said the question wasn’t supposed to have an answer because there are no good reasons for slavery.
Entire class punished for ‘microaggressive’ comments
A Columbia University professor recently described how an entire class was punished after some students used “microaggressive” language in an online chat.
San Diego State College Republicans out professors they say indoctrinate students
One professor gave her students a white privilege quiz. Another declared classrooms as tools for “civil resistance.” A third called John McCain a “war criminal.”
Veterans behind bars: US jails set aside special cellblocks
The military veterans playing cards in the Albany County jail wear the same orange uniforms as everyone else, with “INMATE” printed down the legs. But their service offers one distinct privilege: a special cellblock where they can work through problems they often share, such as substance use and post-traumatic stress disorder.
Senior Pentagon Soldier to ISIS: Surrender or Get Beaten with a Shovel
In a blunt warning to the remaining ISIS fighters, Army Command Sgt. Maj. John Wayne Troxell said the shrinking band of militants could either surrender to the U.S. military or face death.
VA Hospitals Could Be Left Vulnerable to Violence: Watchdog Report
The Department of Veterans Affairs isn’t following certain security standards at its hospitals and clinics that are required of all federal buildings, potentially putting patients and visitors at risk, the Government Accountability Office concluded in a report released Thursday.