Saturday Show 10-22-16

Christian Bakery Sued by Lesbian Couple Closing
An Oregon bakery has been forced to close down after losing a legal battle brought by a lesbian couple who sued the owners for refusing to bake a cake for a gay wedding because of their Christian beliefs.
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Demolition of Controversial Migrant Camp in France to Go Ahead; Protests Continue
Demolition of a controversial camp for migrants on France’s Channel coast is imminent, but the plan to disperse inhabitants to reception centers around the country continues to draw a strong public response.
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Pope Francis denounces Christians who don’t want refugees
Roman Catholic Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia published a column slamming anti-Catholic emails exchanged by members of the Clinton campaign.
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Curt Schilling questions CNN’s Jake Tapper why Jews support Democrats
Days after the former Boston Red Sox pitcher expressed a desire to run for a Massachusetts Senate seat in 2018 opposite Elizabeth Warren, Schilling asked Jake Tapper on CNN’s The Lead why Jews support the Democratic Party.
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EPA Spends $10.8 Million for Teacher Training on ‘Environmental Education’
The Environmental Protection Agency is spending over $10 million in taxpayer dollars for a five-year program to train teachers to “deliver high-quality environmental education in formal and non-formal education settings.”
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What Time Warner-AT&T alliance means for you
Superman, Bugs Bunny, Larry David and Wolf Blitzer could have a new corporate home soon, and depending upon who you ask, that’s either really bad for consumers, or a golden opportunity.
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How your DVR was hijacked to help epic cyberattack
Technology experts warned for years that the millions of Internet-connected “smart” devices we use every day are weak, easily hijacked and could be turned against us.
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Here’s what the average American owes after college
In case you haven’t heard by now, there’s a major student loan crisis brewing, and the average American borrower is graduating with more debt than ever before. In fact, student debt is rising faster than inflation, and it doesn’t just affect recent graduates.
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Support for Higher Teacher Salaries Drops When People Find Out How Much Teachers Earn
Americans consistently underestimate how much is spent annually to educate children in the nation’s public schools, including how much teachers are being paid.
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U.S. Combat Casualties in Iraq Rise to 3,693
The U.S. serviceman killed by a roadside bomb north of Mosul Thursday is the fourth to be killed in action since the mission against the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS/ISIL) was launched in 2014 – and the 3,693rd American soldier, sailor, airman or Marine to be killed in combat in Iraq since the war there began in March 2003.
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Iraqi leader says no thanks to U.S. push for Turkish role in Mosul fight
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter arrived in Baghdad on an unannounced visit Saturday, hoping to push Iraq to allow Turkey to play a role in the battle against the Islamic State for Mosul, but Iraq’s prime minister said no thanks.
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Show Notes 08-30-2016

Tuesday Show 8-30-16

Anti-Terrorism Training Attended By San Diego Sheriff’s Deputies Draws Criticism
The San Diego County Sheriff’s Department this week sent deputies to a two-day symposium intended to prepare law enforcement officers for Islamic terrorist attacks.
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Caught between two allies, US makes a clear choice
For much of the Syrian civil war the United States has been walking one particularly fine line.It’s the one between Turkey and the Syrian Kurds. For the US, Turkey is a problematic but crucial NATO ally and a bridge between Europe and the East.
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General Says Obama & Clinton Ignored Reports on the Middle East
Because President Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wanted to maintain a “happy narrative” concerning the Middle East, they ignored reports from Lieutenant General Mike Flynn and did not make changes on how they handled radical Islamic terrorist groups.
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Oregon fair generates buzz
Living marijuana plants went on display last week at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it’s the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.
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Ten Immigration Questions for Hillary Clinton
Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has not been asked to detail her positions on a variety of immigration-related issues.
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State Dept. to foreigners: Here’s where free money
The poorest and least literate segments of Guatemala are about to get an education on labor and health-care entitlements they can pursue in the U.S., thanks to a media bombardment that the Obama administration is planning in that Central American nation.
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Eating a Mediterranean diet is better for the heart than taking Statins
Mediterranean diet better for the heart than taking statins, major study suggests
A Mediterranean diet could be better than statins at reducing the risk of an early death for millions of Britons, research suggests.
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Show Notes 07-24-2016

Sunday Show 7-24-16

AAA Rescued Record 32 Million Drivers in 2015; Blames New Technology for Breakdowns
Despite technological advances in newer vehicles, the American Automobile Association (AAA) rescued a record 32 million drivers nationwide in 2015, including 900,000 in the Washington, D.C. area alone, AAA announced Wednesday.
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Safe GOP convention boosts Cleveland’s image to the world
Cleveland’s safe and successful turn as host of the Republican National Convention has helped establish it as an ideal location for large events but also a city that people will consider when deciding where to live and do business, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said Friday.
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Kerry: Air conditioners as big a threat as ISIS
Secretary of State John Kerry said in Vienna on Friday that air conditioners and refrigerators are as big of a threat to life as the threat of terrorism posed by groups like the Islamic State.
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Hundreds honor teen suffering from fatal disease at prom themed party
More than 1,000 people converged on a Wisconsin town Friday to honor a 14-year-old girl with a fatal illness who has chosen end-of-life hospice care over surgery.
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ASEAN split on how to deal with China in South China Sea row
Southeast Asia’s main grouping opened a meeting of their foreign ministers Sunday, deeply divided on how to deal with China’s territorial expansion in the South China Sea that has impacted some of its members and whipped up an increasing diplomatic quagmire.
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Obama administration mun as Turkey’s post coup crackdown expands
The Obama administration’s relative silence on Turkey’s alarming crackdown following last week’s failed coup attempt is tantamount to a green light for President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to continue his assault on democracy in the NATO nation, experts said.
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Virginia high court strikes down Governors order giving felons right to vote
Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s action restoring the voting rights of more than 200,000 felons was unconstitutional, Virginia’s highest court ruled Friday, siding with Republican lawmakers who said the governor overstepped his authority.
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Dems open convention without Wasserman Schultz
Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she is stepping down as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee at the end of the party’s convention, which is set to begin here Monday.
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REP. BRAT TO CONGRESS: TIME TO FIGHT FOR AMERICA
Despite a Republican convention featuring public rules fights and Donald Trump being stiff-armed by his closest rival to the nomination, one of the leading conservative insurgents in Congress believes the party is unifying around core principles and could get a lot of good done for the American people if GOP congressional leaders would just do it.
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Show Notes 07-17-2016

Sunday Show 7-17-16

Washington state restaurant apologizes for asking cops not to eat there
Lucky’s Teriyaki is apologizing and is offering free meals to law enforcement officers after word spread that the restaurant in Washington state didn’t want law enforcement to dine there.
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Elderly Couple Facing Eviction After Grandson Allegedly Scams Them Out of Their Home
This elderly couple never imagined the day they would face eviction from their California home, or that such an ordeal would allegedly be the work of their beloved grandson.
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Pokémon players shot at in Palm Coast, Fla.
Pokémon Go has led to muggings, car crashes, cliff rescues — and now a shooting.
A 19-year-old man and his 16-year-old friend were sitting in a car on Primrose Lane playing Pokémon Go around 1:30 a.m., when a man walked out of his house nearby and fired shots at the car, according to a news release from the Flagler County Sheriff’s Office.
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State AGs, Green Groups Subpoenaed Over ‘Coordinated’ Attack on Climate Change Skeptics
The state attorneys general of New York and Massachusetts and eight environmental groups that have accused climate change skeptics of lying to the public are now themselves the subject of a congressional probe.
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U.S. air operations halted at Turkey air base
Political instability in Turkey, a NATO member and critical U.S. partner in the fight against terrorism, is already threatening to have an impact on the U.S.-led campaign against the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq.
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Beware the Soros zombies
Billionaire George Soros has funded liberal organizations intent on bringing confusion, disarray and trouble to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week. And they’ve already had some victories.
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Show Notes 07-10-2016

Sunday Show 07-10-16

Pesky geese to become food for the homeless
Pesky geese at two parks in Maryland will soon be turned into food for the homeless, after attempts to control their population by non-lethal methods over the years have failed.
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Justice Department Cuts Off Federal Law Enforcement Grants To Sanctuary Cities
In a surprise move on Thursday, the Obama Justice Department adopted new policies that will deny federal law enforcement grants to some “sanctuary cities.”Justice Department Cuts Off Federal Law Enforcement Grants To Sanctuary Cities
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Stock market shakes off  Brexit losses
The U.S. stock market has completely recovered from the shock of June’s Brexit vote. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed Friday up 250 points, putting it at a level above where the market stood before the British referendum upended the globe.
http://thehill.com/policy/finance/287059-stock-market-shakes-off-brexit-losses

Terminally Ill Teen Wants 10,000 Cards for His 14th Birthday: ‘They Make Me Feel Better’
The best medicine for this Arizona teen suffering from terminal illness is 10,000 cards, delivered to him in time for his birthday.
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Obama Pushes More Federal Oversight of Cops After Dallas Attack on Cops
President Barack Obama is harnessing the increasing attacks on police in Dallas — and the periodic shootings of people by stressed cops — to push his agenda to federalize state and local police forces.
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What does Dallas’s ‘bomb robot’ mean for the future of policing?
Police cornered a suspect, now known to be Micah Johnson, in a downtown parking garage around 11 p.m. As negotiators tried to talk him out of the parking deck over a series of hours, news came out that five of the officers had died.
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Kevin Sorbo: ‘Country is Falling Apart…Our Forefathers are Turning Over in Their Graves’
“It’s crazy what is going on in our country.” That’s the opinion of actor Kevin Sorbo, who recently spoke with CNSNews.com about culture, Christian films, and his newest project, playing Joseph the father of Jesus in the film “Joseph and Mary.”
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Early presidents knew perils of centralized banks
Economist Milton Friedman stated: “Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.” Over the objections of Thomas Jefferson, the nation’s first centralized bank was created.
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CRITICIZING HOMOSEXUALITY NOW ‘CRIME AGAINST HUMANITY’?
A motion for summary judgment has been filed in federal court in Massachusetts seeking the end to a lawsuit by a coalition of Ugandan “gays” who contend an American pastor was not protected by the First Amendment when he was speaking in the United States about homosexuality.
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Saying sorry: What’s behind Turkey’s new thaw with Russia
The diplomatic crisis moved fast last November when Turkey shot down a Russian jet fighter, accusing it of violating Turkish airspace during a bombing run in Syria.
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In message to Russia, U.S. will send 1,000 rotating troops to Poland
The United States will send about 1,000 troops to Poland as part of what the alliance says is the biggest deployment of NATO personnel since the end of the Cold War.
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US expels 2 Russians after US diplomat attacked in Moscow
The United States last month expelled two Russian officials in response to an attack on an American diplomat by a Russian policeman in Moscow, the State Department said Friday, in a development that was sure to further strain already tense bilateral relations.
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Show Notes 01-15-2015

Thursday show 01-15-15
1,000 Alien Planets! NASA’s Kepler Space Telescope Hits Big Milestone
The Hubble Space Telescope revisited the so-called “Pillars of Creation,” which the space agency describes as “three giant columns of cold gas bathed in the scorching ultraviolet light from a cluster of young, massive stars in a small region of the Eagle Nebula, or M16.”
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Firestorm: U.S. school makes girls follow Islam dress code
The Douglas County School District in Colorado, is under fire for saying that schoolgirls might have to cover up from head to ankle for a field trip to a Muslim mosque, has confirmed that such Shariah requirements will be enforced on the outing.Firestorm: U.S. school makes girls follow Islam dress code.
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School with $160.00 annual budget sees kindness from strangers
First came the calls. Then the reams of paper, more precious in a cash-strapped public school than gold. Finally, the checks arrived. Anna Lane Lingelbach Elementary, a public school in Germantown, began the academic year with a discretionary budget of $160: 40 cents to spend on each needy student.
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Now, Israel gets wiped off many maps
WND reported last week that HarperCollins, one of the largest publishers in the world, filled orders from Arab countries to provide maps for school children in the Middle East that erase Israel. The U.S.-based publishing giant apologized and canceled all future sales of its Collins Middle East Atlas after published reports by WND and several other media outlets exposed the defective maps.
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Anti-Islamist Rallies in Germany Condemned by U.N., Turkey’s President
A spate of anti-Islamist rallies in Germany drew the condemnation Tuesday of U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, while Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan cited what he called growing “Islamophobia” to mount a new verbal attack on the European Union.
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Gun owners fear Maryland cops target them for traffic stops
A year ago this New Year’s Eve, John Filippidis of Florida was driving south with his family on Interstate 95 when the Maryland Transportation Authority Police pulled over his black Ford Expedition and proceeded to raid it while his twins, wife and daughter looked on — separated in the back seats of different police cruisers.
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Show Notes 12/14/2014

Sunday Show 12/14/14
History of Bill Of Rights December 15th 1791
On this day in 1791, Virginia becomes the last state to ratify the Bill of Rights, making the first ten amendments to the Constitution law and completing the revolutionary reforms begun by the Declaration of Independence.
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A Greek island is yours for the price of a London flat
Fed up with Britain’s icy blasts and soaring house prices? Then why not bask in the sun and paddle the azure seas from the shores of your own Greek island. You may have to share living space with goats, but with more than 20 Greek islands for sale, Brits can live out their Mamma Mia! fantasies for the price of a central London flat.
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Exodus land no. 1 with 24.5 million
Exodus: Gods and Kings easily topped the U.S. box office this weekend with a $24.5 million debut, dethroning The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part 1, which had held No. 1 for the past three weeks.
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NATO ally launches mandatory Islam training for 6 year olds
NATO ally Turkey has defiantly responded to a European Court of Human Rights ruling that it must scrap its compulsory religious eduction by imposing mandatory Quran training on its 6-year-olds.
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Cheney: ‘I’d do it again in a minute’
Former Vice President Dick Cheney unapologetically pressed his defense of the CIA’s use of harsh interrogation techniques Sunday, insisting that waterboarding and other such tactics did not amount to torture and that the spy agency’s actions paled in comparison to those of terrorists targeting Americans.
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Sheriff Joe scores victory against Obama’s amnesty
A judge has sided with Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio in the first clash in what is expected to be a major court fight over the legality – or not – of Barack Obama’s looming amnesty program, ordering a fast track for case arguments and hearings.
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Drug smuggler sues US over dog bite
A man transporting marijuana over the border with Mexico says a Border Patrol dog mauled him—and the U.S. needs to pay.
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Schools warned of lawsuits over gender accommodations
Headlines such as “State OKs transgender policy,” “Court backs transgender teen” and “Pentagon cozies up to transgender troops” are becoming more common as the next battle over rights based on “sexual orientation” builds.
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