Monthly Archives: December 2016

“The Curse(s) of 2016,” TODAY at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)

So many are of the opinion that 2016 was a uniquely terrible year, almost as if it were cursed. Let’s explore why in today’s show. See Program Notes, below, for all the stories, etc., I plan to discuss.

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Program Notes

Kerry Rebukes Israel, Calling Settlements a Threat to Peace

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Ayn Rand: “Extremism,” Or The Art of Smearing

Israel Postpones Vote on New Housing Ahead of Speech by John Kerry

New Zealand’s Settler Problem HT David Cohen

Islamic State arrests reveal jihadi threat near seat of U.S. government HT Mark Nitikman

Dad ran off with Liz Taylor, Cary Grant lectured me about drugs, George Lucas ruined my life: The extraordinary autobiography of CARRIE FISHER (2008) HT Robert Mayhew

HT Jeffrey Young

2016 Is Not Killing People HT Aurora LePort

The addiction habit HT Jeffrey Young

Libertarians, Opioids, Voters and Endorsements

Set Downey Free to Solve His Problems

The 2016 Year in Review at Gallup.com

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“Atop Obama’s Christmas Wishlist: A Legacy,” TODAY at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)

Obama is scrambling, in CNN’s words, to “calcify and protect” his “top agenda items” from Trump’s “wrecking ball.” Who is the wielder of the “wrecking ball,” really? Will Obama succeed in cementing a legacy of any value whatever? This and more on today’s show. See Program Notes, below, for all the stories, etc., I plan to discuss.

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Program Notes

Eclipsing the Truth HT Rob Ratterman

Tonight will be the darkest night of the past 500 years HT Someone Who Shall Remain Nameless, But Who Shall Be Teased Mercilessly for All Eternity 😉

Ben Bayer: The Sniff Test

Obama makes final push on key legacy areas

Obama will use his executive authority to impose new permanent bans on offshore drilling

Prioritizing the environment and jobs with Pruitt at the helm of EPA HT Rob Abiera

California’s coming $20 billion healthcare emergency

Trump Is Going After Health Care. Will Democrats Push Back?

Letter from Justin Amash and Walter Jones to Obama Re: Plans to Retaliate against Russians for Hacking HT Rob Abiera

President Obama Grants 153 Commutations and 78 Pardons to Individuals Deserving of a Second Chance

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California secession organizers say they’ve opened an embassy — in Moscow HT Mark Nitikman

Metallica’s James Hetfield Moved Out Of California Because He Was Sick of Liberal Elitists HT Robb Wolf

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“Live from the Clinton Archipelago,” TODAY at 3 p.m. ET (12 p.m. PT)

A selection of today’s top stories and more, on the day the Electoral College votes to confirm Trump as president-elect. See Program Notes, below, for all the stories, etc., I plan to discuss.

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The show can be accessed here.

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Program Notes

Russian Ambassador to Turkey Fatally Shot in Ankara Terrorist Attack, Russia Says

Muted U.S. Response to China’s Seizure of Drone Worries Asian Allies

Five myths about U.S.-China relations HT Lori Hopkins

China said it would return a seized U.S. naval drone. Trump told them to ‘keep it.’ HT Lori Hopkins

Clinton Archipelago (Map) HT Mark Nitikman

Jerry Brown: ‘California will launch its own damn satellite’ if Trump stops climate data collection HT Rob Abiera

George Will: Our Excellent Electoral Vote System

The electoral college has always been the wrong way to choose a president HT Couldn’t B Righter on Twitter

The Electors Vote: December 19, 2016 HT Rob Abiera

Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange goes on the offensive over claims Russia was behind Clinton email hack, saying Kremlin is NOT its source HT Glenn Jameson

‘I’m Here to Help,’ Trump Tells Tech Executives at Meeting
How Exercise Can Jog the Memory

OPEC Threatened by Tiny Oklahoma Town With Soaring Supplies HT Steve Richins on Twitter

Ellen Meets an Unforgettable Kid Surfer HT Michael Ferguson

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