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  • The Rights of Persons with Disabilities

    Jul 22, 2014 | 35 min
    UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Recalling the principles proclaimed in the Charter of the United Nations which recognize the inherent dignity and worth and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family as the foundation of freedom, justice and peace in the world.Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. “I urge you to oppose the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This treaty surrenders U.S. sovereignty to unelected UN bureaucrats and will threaten parental care of children with disabilities. Our nation already has laws to protect Americans with disabilities." Mike Farris Bob Dole, U.N. Ambassador Samantha Powe...
  • Earthquakes and Fracturing in Oklahoma

    Jul 7, 2014 | 41 min
    "The number of earthquakes in Oklahoma is increasing with 226 magnitude 3.0 earthquakes occurring as of last week in the state just this year, Oklahoma is having more 3.0 magnitude earthquakes than the Western U.S. combined. The majority of them are occurring in central Oklahoma," Austin Holland research seismologist with the Oklahoma Geological Survey Edmond Sun USGS scientists have found that at some locations the increase in seismicity coincides with the injection of wastewater in deep disposal wells. Much of this wastewater is a byproduct of oil and gas production and is routinely disposed of by injection into wells specifically designed for this purpose.
  • Election Night June 2014

    Jun 24, 2014 | 14 min
  • No Confidence Vote in President Obama ?

    Jun 22, 2014 | 44 min
    That is an absolutely remarkable vote of no-confidence in Obama's ability to do the job he was elected to do. Yes, I know that Republicans are going to be against virtually everything Obama is for and that independents these days tend to be swollen with the ranks of disaffected GOPers. But, what Obama does have to do is be president for the next two and a half years. And he'd like to spend that time building some sort of second-term legacy for himself. The leadership numbers — if they sustain — badly complicate those efforts. Chris Cillizza, Washington Post The question was asked by the media and Not the public.According to Rasmussen president's approved is at 48%
  • Hard Choices by Hillary Clinton

    Jun 22, 2014 | 45 min
    The rollout of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s new book, “Hard Choices,” as a prelude to a possible 2016 run for the White House, has had all the subtlety of a military operation ramping up to full speed: the leak of the Benghazi chapter to Politico late last month , the cover story in the latest issue of People magazine, the wall-to-wall lineup of television interviews this week, a grueling cross-country book tour.New York Times Book Review Jerry Pippin the Redstate Liberal reviews Hard Choices and whats next for Hillary Clinton.
  • California Teachers' s Job Security

    Jun 12, 2014 | 31 min
    In Vergara vs. California Judge Rolf M. Treu ruled, in effect, that it was too easy for teachers to gain strong job protections and too difficult to dismiss those who performed poorly in the classroom."This decision today is an attack on teachers, which is a socially acceptable way to attack children, Instead of providing for smaller classes or more counselors, “you attack teacher and student rights.”Alex Caputo-Pearl, president-elect Los Angeles teachers union.Silicon Valley entrepreneur David Welch made his money creating breakthrough technology in fiber optic communication and building hardware to run the massive interenet networks of the future.He's spending it - at least some of it - on...
  • Jerad Miller the Joker in Las Vegas

    Jun 12, 2014 | 35 min
    They walked passed our officers, who were eating lunch in one of the booths, and immediately upon passing them, Jerad Miller pulled a handgun out and shot officer Soldo one time in the back of his head,” McMahill said. Officer Beck tried to engage the couple, but was shot in the throat before he could pull a trigger, McMahill said. The Millers then shot him several times more.The suspects pulled the officers from the booth and covered Beck with a Gadsen Flag, a yellow banner with a coiled snake above the words, “Don’t Tread on Me,” and threw a swastika on him. One of them then pinned a note to Soldo’s body that “basically stated that this is the beginning of a revolution,” McMahill said. Las...
  • Dr. Maya Angelou All-American Hero

    Jun 7, 2014 | 59 min
    "Dr Angelou taught all women that self-worth has nothing to do with what the world might say.For me, “that was the power of Maya Angelou’s words, words so powerful they carried a little black girl from the south side of Chicago all the way to the White House. She touched me, she touched all of you, she touched people all across the globe, including a young white woman from Kansas who named her daughter after Maya and raised her son to be the first African American president of the United States.She was the master. For at a time when there were such stifling constraints on how a black woman could exist in the world, she serenely disregarded all the rules with fiercely, passionate unapologetic...
  • The POW Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl

    Jun 4, 2014 | 39 min
    Sergeant Bergdahl, 26, America’s only known current prisoner of war. He was captured under still unclear circumstances in June 2009 by insurgents in the mountains of eastern Afghanistan New York Times Remaining steadfast and forever thankful that this American POW was released and continuing to keep Sgt Bergdahl & his family in my thoughts and prayers. There are so many challenges ahead and this military mom for one, continues to pray for Sgt Bergdahl & family, especially his mom, Jani, just as I have since learning of Sgt Bergdahl's capture a few years ago. There is only ONE BREATH DIFFERENCE between FEAR OF LOSING A CHILD AND LOSING A CHILD. ColoradoMilitaryMom
  • The Post Office

    Jun 1, 2014 | 45 min
    The USPS traces its roots to 1775 during the Second Continental Congress, where Benjamin Franklin was appointed the first postmaster general. The cabinet-level Post Office Department was created in 1792 from Franklin's operation and transformed into its current form in 1971 under the Postal Reorganization Act.The USPS employed 626,764 workers (as of January 2014) and operated 211,654 vehicles in 2013.[2] The USPS is the operator of the largest civilian vehicle fleet in the world. The USPS has exclusive access to letter boxes marked "U.S. Mail" and personal letterboxes in the United States.In the 1960s African Americans were appointed as postmasters of the nation’s three largest Post Offices ...
  • Remembering Sam Greenlee

    May 26, 2014 | 43 min
    Sam Greenlee was born in Chicago, attended the University of Wisconsin and the University of Chicago He is a member of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity. He served in the military (1952-4), earning the rank of first lieutenant, and subsequently worked for the United States Information Agency, serving in Iraq,Pakistan, Indonesia, and Greece between 1957 and 1965. Leaving the US foreign service after eight years, he stayed on in Greece. on the island of Mykonos, where he began to write his first novel published in 1969 as "The Spook Who sat by the Door", the story of a black man who is recruited as a CIA agent and having mastered the skills of a spy then uses them to lead a black guerrilla movement i...
  • Memorial Day 2014

    May 26, 2014 | 67 min
    Memorial Day 2014 is a special presentation hosted by Jerry Pippin. I thank you as your Commander-in-Chief because you inspire me," Your willingness to serve, to step forward at a time of war, and say 'send me,' is the reason the United States stays strong and free. Of all the honors that I have serving as President, nothing matches serving as your Commander-in-Chief."President Obama at Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan The Monday Morning Quarterback will return next week.
  • A Brownie Moment at the VA

    May 22, 2014 | 45 min
    “So, you know, if you ask me, you know, how do I think Ric Shinseki has performed overall?” I would say that on homelessness, on the 9/11 GI Bill, on working with us to reduce the backlog across the board, he has put his heart and soul into this thing and he has taken it very seriously.But I have said to Ric, and I said it to him today, I want to see, you know, what the results of these reports are, and there is going to be accountability.” President Obama on the problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs and his defence of General Eric Shinseki .General Eric Shinseki is no Brownie(Michael Brown) G. W. Bush’ made an ill-timed praise of his Federal Emergency Management Agency director, Mi...
  • Topeka ,Kansas USA

    May 19, 2014 | 43 min
    "A decade after the ruling, "Brown's moral guidance was translated into the enforcement measures of the Civil Rights Act and the Voting Rights Act.Yet, in an era where some de facto segregation remains, Obama said "the hope and promise of Brown remains unfulfilled in education.We must continue striving toward equal opportunities for all our children, from access to advanced classes to participation in the same extracurricular activities," Obama wrote. "Because when children learn and play together, they grow, build, and thrive together." President Obama A resident said she overheard Copeland use a slur at a restaurant in March and wrote to the town manager. Copeland, in an email to her, ackn...
  • The Politics of Technology

    May 16, 2014 | 53 min
    The Federal Communications Commission voted to release a net neutrality proposal and seek public comments?The FCC release a notice of proposed rulemaking, or NPRM, where the agency proposes new rules and asks for public comment on them. The release of the 99-page NPRM Thursday sets off a 120-day comment period on the proposed rules, with 60 days for initial comments and 60 days for comments that respond to the first round of discussion. FCC’s comment page, which a link to the proposal officially titled, “protecting and promoting the open Internet.” Clicking on the proceeding number, 14-28, takes you to a Web form where you can leave a comment.The FCC’s email box for the proceeding is also st...
  • Equal Protection Under Law in Arkansas

    May 12, 2014 | 35 min
    Circuit Judge Chris Piazza said: "Arkansas's marriage laws discriminate against same-sex couples in violation of the Equal Protection Clause ...." "Although marriage is not expressly identified as a fundamental right in the Constitution, the United States Supreme Court has repeatedly recognized it as such," EUREKA SPRINGS — Two women from Fort Smith became the first same-sex couple in Arkansas ever to receive a marriage license.Kristin Seaton, 27, and Jennifer Rambo, 26, got the license at about 10 a.m. Saturday at the Carroll County courthouse in Eureka Springs, which normally issues marriage licenses for four hours every Saturday. Arkansas online
  • The Week that Was 09 May 2014

    May 9, 2014 | 48 min
    The past week's political events that help shape the American politics with co-host Jerry Pippin(jerrypippin.com). Jerry has been in radio over 50 years and on the Internet since the 1998. Acontecimientos políticos del pasado semanas que ayudan a dar forma a la política estadounidense con el co-anfitrión Jerry Pippin (jerrypippin.com). Jerry ha estado en la radio durante 50 años y en Internet desde el 1998.
  • Monica Lewinsky

    May 7, 2014 | 37 min
    After the scandal, writes Lewinsky, “I turned down offers that would have earned me more than $10 million, because they didn’t feel like the right thing to do.” After moving between London (where she got her master’s degree in social psychology at the London School of Economics), Los Angeles, New York, and Portland, Oregon, she interviewed for numerous jobs in communications and branding with an emphasis on charity campaigns, but, “because of what potential employers so tactfully referred to as my ‘history,’” she writes, “I was never ‘quite right’ for the position. In some cases, I was right for all the wrong reasons, as in ‘Of course, your job would require you to attend our events.’ And, o...
  • Friday Java 03 May 2014

    May 5, 2014 | 33 min
    The political magazine with a full cup of Coffee and a few polling numbers in between the refills. La revista política con una taza llena de café y algunos números de las encuestas entre las recargas.
  • Barbarity in Oklahoma

    May 1, 2014 | 46 min
    The Oklahoma Department of Corrections botched the execution of convicted killer Clayton Lockett Tuesday night, claiming the execution didn't go as planned because of a blown vein. It was determined he was sedated approximately seven minutes into the execution," DOC Director Robert Patton said. "At that time we began pushing the second and third drugs in the protocol. There was some concern at that time that the drugs were not having the effect, so the doctor observed the line and determined that the line had blown."The second drug in the protocol was vecuronium bromide, which is a paralytic used to stop Lockett's breathing. The third drug in the protocol was potassium chloride, which was us...
  • Bob Dole's Kansas

    Apr 23, 2014 | 33 min
    The former senator Bob Dole started a three-day tour Monday afternoon in Overland Park and Olathe. He plans to be in Kansas through Wednesday, including a visit Tuesday to the political institute named after him at the University of Kansas.Dole wants to visit each of the state’s 105 counties. Whether he makes it to every county is an open question that he acknowledges with a dose of trademark dry humor. “When you’re 90, you don’t order room service or green bananas,” he said. Kansas City Star
  • Boston

    Apr 16, 2014 | 42 min
    "This day will always be hard, it will never be easy to be close to that place where our lives broke apart. You are strong at this broken place. Compassion took hold of this city, and it was “a mighty force.Our support and love for you will never waver,promised the victims. We will never forget what this day means to you.”Former Mayor Thomas Menino "The city’s recovery during the past year was “an enduring example of the power of the common cause, indeed, the power of love itself, That’s what community is . . . and I am so proud to be a part of this one.”Governor Deval Patrick
  • Science Comprehension Thesis

    Apr 8, 2014 | 44 min
    The Science Comprehension Thesis, which says the problem is that the public doesn’t know enough about science to judge the debate. It’s a version of the More Information Hypothesis: a smarter, better educated citizenry wouldn’t have all these problems reading the science and accepting its clear conclusion on climate change. But Kahan and his team had an alternative hypothesis. Perhaps people aren’t held back by a lack of knowledge. After all, they don’t typically doubt the findings of oceanographers or the existence of other galaxies. Perhaps there are some kinds of debates where people don’t want to find the right answer so much as they want to win the argument. Perhaps humans reason for pu...

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