Show Notes 02-03-2018

Saturday Show 02-3-18 

Nunes memo aims at Russia probe, backfires on Trump and GOP
When the House Intelligence Committee finally did its dramatic reveal of the so-called Nunes memo, several things were immediately clear — and all were bad for committee chairman Devin Nunes and President Trump , the man his efforts were ultimately intended to benefit.
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K is for ‘Kink’: Some gay-rights activists push to add letter to expanding LGBTQ acronym
Some members of the gay-rights community are adding the letter ‘K,’ for “kink,” to the ever-expanding acronym of identities.
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Not every high-paying job requires a four-year college degree
That’s an idea that many companies have been slow to embrace but it’s one that has gained acceptance since IBM (NYSE: IBM) CEO Ginni Rometty wrote an open letter on the subject in November 2016.
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Fed orders Wells Fargo to halt ‘growth’ over compliance issues
The Federal Reserve Board said in a statement that it “would restrict the growth of the firm until it sufficiently improves its governance and controls. Concurrently with the Board’s action, Wells Fargo will replace three current board members by April and a fourth board member by the end of the year.”
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Moscow to US: If You Don’t Like Being Buzzed by Our Fighters, Stay Away From ‘Russia’s Borders’
Russia’s foreign ministry accused the United States Thursday of deliberately stirring up “Russophobic” sentiment by making a “fuss” about a U.S. Navy surveillance plane being buzzed over the Black Sea, while the defense ministry advised U.S. military aircraft to steer clear of Russia’s purported borders.
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MAXINE WATERS: Russia is out to get me!
Maxine Waters now sees a Russian behind every mailbox and lamp post. During an anti-Trump tirade at an urban housing event, the California congresswoman went on a stem winder about Russia and the Kremlin’s alleged love for the American president.
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Trump grants 6,900 Syrians temporary permission to stay
The Trump administration has extended temporary protection for nearly 7,000 Syrians in living in the US as war continues to ravage their country. They were shielded from deportation under a humanitarian programme, Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
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CAIR Slams Trump’s Move to Keep Gitmo Open; ‘Exclusively Muslim-Populated Military Prison’
The Trump administration has designated the leader of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, as a “specially designated global terrorist” (SDGT), targeting the head of a violent Palestinian group that has been trying to clean up its image.
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Hamas Cries Foul After US Designates Its Leader as ‘Global Terrorist’
The Trump administration has designated the leader of Hamas, Ismail Haniyeh, as a “specially designated global terrorist” (SDGT), targeting the head of a violent Palestinian group that has been trying to clean up its image.
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Will the Next Cold War Be Powered by Artificial Intelligence?
It is easy to confuse the current geopolitical situation with that of the 1980s. The United States and Russia each accuse the other of interfering in domestic affairs. Russia has annexed territory over U.S. objections, raising concerns about military conflict.
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New ‘Hologram’ Device Levitates Particles to Create 3D Objects in Thin Air
In the real world, though, looking at a hologram isn’t so much like looking at a physical object. Lasers need to be used to project the image onto some medium, like a sheet of plastic and glass, which bends and reflects the light so the image appears three dimensional to a viewer.
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The Race to the Dan – January 18th to February 15th, 1781
Immediately after the embarrassing defeat at Cowpens (SC) on January 17th, British Lt. General Charles, Lord Cornwallis decided that he wanted his captured men back, and he wanted to teach the upstart Patriots a lesson about “messing with the British Army.”
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Show Notes 07-22-2017

Saturday Show 7-22-17

Tea Party wins 8-year battle with IRS
It took eight years of frustration, court battles and waiting. It took the complete change of a presidential administration. And it took the persistent fighting of a top-level team of lawyers.
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Wells Fargo to shut down 450 branches
Wells Fargo has long been known among analysts and commentators as one of the nation’s most efficient banks. As a result, when its efficiency started to slip recently, the bank responded by announcing an initiative to cut annual expenses by $2 billion by the end of 2019.
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Shock News: US Post Office Broke the Hatch Act to Help the Clinton Campaign
Yesterday the Washington Post posted a story about a senate hearing that revealed that during the 2016 presidential campaign the USPS broke law by giving time off for postal workers to campaign for Clinton, but if you watched the mainstream media news you would never know about it.
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Budget boss Mulvaney claims Obama had ‘secret list’ of proposed regulations
At a news briefing this week, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney continued to push the Trump administration’s goal of cutting back on Obama-era regulations.
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Shock News: US Post Office Broke the Hatch Act to Help the Clinton Campaign
It seems that the democrats sunk every egg they had into the Hillary Clinton basket in 2016, and now the party and its leadership are irrevocably doomed.
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VA has fired 500 employees since Trump took office, report shows
The Department of Veterans Affairs has fired more than 500 employees since Jan. 20, when President Trump took office, according to a list of job categories of employees recently disciplined or fired.
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Why US may slash military aid to an ally it helped build up in Lebanon
From the imposing ramparts of a newly constructed military base, fortified by rock-filled blast barriers and an armor-plated watchtower, Lebanese soldiers keep a careful eye on the adjacent border area with Syria, which until not long ago was home to Syrian rebel groups and extremist militants.
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Ohio veteran can keep ducks to relieve PTSD, depression
An Ohio veteran who sought to defy local law and keep pet ducks, that he says help relieve his post-traumatic stress disorder and depression, can now keep them.
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NRA, eschewing talk of guns, ratchets up rhetoric
Buoyed by soaring gun sales and a White House supportive of its efforts, the National Rifle Association has charted a new course in its messaging, employing the group’s sophisticated communications apparatus to attack liberal politicians and activist groups, as well as mainstream news outlets, without ever mentioning guns, rifles, or the Second Amendment.
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TV Station Credits Cows, NOT Armed Citizens for Capturing Armed Carjacker
WUSA, a CBS affiliate station in Washington, D.C., cunningly credited a herd of brave bovine for helping deputies catch a suspected armed carjacker in Berryville, VA.
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The day Communion was served on the Moon
“One small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind,” stated Astronaut Neil Armstrong, July 20, 1969, as he became the first man to walk on the moon. The second man on the moon was Colonel Buzz Aldrin.
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