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Laura Ingraham: "We are going to lose every f--King station we have"



LISTEN: Radio host Laura Ingraham melts down on open mic: ‘We’re gonna lose every f*cking station we have’

TOM BOGGIONI
16 APR 2016 AT 11:31 ET

Laura Ingraham speaks to Fox News (screen grab)
Radio host Laura Ingraham treated her listeners to some of her unfiltered opinions on Friday’s program, blurting out “We’re gonna lose every f*cking station we have,” when technical difficulties sprang up.

Unfortunately for her, her microphone was on.


“What’s going on? What do I do guys? I can’t hear anything,” Ingraham can be heard saying. “What do I do? Drew can you hear something in yours? No, right?”

“Are you on “Best of?” Are you on “Best of?” she kept asking her engineers. “We have dead air?”

“We’ve got to put a “Best of” on, Drew,” she tells her producer as the bumper song “Proud Mary” begins playing. “We’re gonna lose every f*cking station we have. This is unbelievable.”


http://www.rawstory.com/2016/04/listen-radio-host-laura-ingraham-melts-down-on-open-mic-were-gonna-lose-every-fcking-station-we-have/

Emails Show Museum Closed Green Energy Exhibit After Complaints From Fossil Fuel Industry

It’s hard not to notice the influence of the oil and coal industries at the North Dakota Heritage Center in Bismarck. Inside the Continental Resources-sponsored Inspiration Gallery you can learn about coal reclamation, touch the Bakken shale, and guess which everyday products are made of petroleum. You can buy oil-themed chocolate at the gift store. Fossil fuel companies are some of the largest donors to this museum, which reopened in 2014 after a $52 million expansion and renovation.

That’s why a traveling Smithsonian exhibit called Green Revolution that talked about climate change and renewable energy seemed like an odd fit. In fact, it was closed just four months after it opened, and just over a week after a series of complaints from the oil and coal industry groups that helped the museum expand.

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According to an open records request made by Inside Energy, no one from the coal or oil and gas industries asked explicitly for the exhibit to be taken down. But in an email dated Monday, February 29, the North Dakota Petroleum Council – which has given over $200,000 to the museum – said the placement of the exhibit, right across from the North Dakota Petroleum Council Gallery, seemed “inappropriate.”



inappropriate, my ass:
http://insideenergy.org/2016/04/10/emails-show-museum-closed-green-energy-exhibit-after-complaints-from-fossil-fuel-industry/

President Obama set as weeklong guest host for Science Channel nightly news segment



Science Channel's nightly news series is getting a high-profile visitor this week.

Mashable has learned that President Barack Obama is set to act as a guest presenter for five editions of the network's evening news program, Science Presents DNews, starting Monday night.

In the short segments, Obama will deliver updates on a wide range of timely topics, including innovations in public health, space, and technology.

His appearance in the news segments, which air every weeknight at 9 p.m. ET on the Science Channel, comes during a week that will see many science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) related-activities — including the 2016 White House Science Fair (taking place April 13) and the USA Science & Engineering Festival.





http://mashable.com/2016/04/11/president-obama-science-channel/?utm_cid=mash-com-Tw-main-link#DOaD1_l0hgqL

Trump Is the Weakest GOP Frontrunner of the Modern Era


April 11, 2016By Taegan Goddard0 Comments

Harry Enten: “Trump’s 37 percent of the cumulative primary vote and 46 percent of delegates won so far may sound impressive, but his percentages make him the weakest Republican front-runner, at this point in the process, in decades. Of course, a front-runner is still a front-runner, but by historical standards Trump is limping along — hence the increased chances of a contested convention.”

“Past GOP nominees such as George H.W. Bush in 1988, George W. Bush in 2000, Bob Dole in 1996 and Ronald Reagan in 1980 had bigger shares of the vote at this point, even if they started out slowly. You’ll also note, however, that the two most recent Republican nominees, John McCain and Mitt Romney, weren’t doing too much better than Trump is now. McCain and Romney, though, were far ahead of Trump at this point in the delegate race.”

https://politicalwire.com/2016/04/11/trump-is-the-weakest-gop-frontrunner-of-the-modern-era/
http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/trump-is-the-weakest-gop-front-runner-in-the-modern-era/

Exclusive: Inside Erik Prince’s secret plan to create a private air force

Exclusive: Inside Erik Prince’s secret plan to create a private air force

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The conversion of crop dusters into light attack aircraft had long been part of Prince’s vision for defeating terrorists and insurgencies in Africa and the Middle East. In Prince’s view, these single-engine fixed-wing planes, retrofitted for war zones, would revolutionize the way small wars were fought. They would also turn a substantial profit. The Thrush in Airborne’s hangar, one of two crop dusters he intended to weaponize, was Prince’s initial step in achieving what one colleague called his “obsession” with building his own private air force.

The story of how Prince secretly plotted to transform the two aircraft for his arsenal of mercenary services is based on interviews with nearly a dozen people who have worked with Prince over the years, including current and former business partners, as well as internal documents, memos, and emails. Over a two-year period, Prince exploited front companies and cutouts, hidden corporate ownership, a meeting with Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout’s weapons supplier, and at least one civil war in an effort to manufacture and ultimately sell his customized armed counterinsurgency aircraft. If he succeeded, Prince would possess two prototypes that would lay the foundation for a low-cost, high-powered air force capable of generating healthy profits while fulfilling his dream of privatized warfare.

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tons of info:
https://theintercept.com/2016/04/11/blackwater-founder-erik-prince-drive-to-build-private-air-force/

A portrait of Trump the donor: Free rounds of golf, but no personal cash





https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/a-portrait-of-trump-the-donor-free-rounds-of-golf-but-no-personal-cash/2016/04/10/373b9b92-fb40-11e5-9140-e61d062438bb_story.html?tid=ss_tw

Eric and Ivanka Trump will not be voting for their father


https://www.conservativereview.com/commentary/2016/04/trump-kids-cant-vote-for-dad

Senator Ted Cruz apparently likes to pretend.....


https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2015/11/15/cruz-no-meaningful-risk-of-christians-committing-terrorism/
http://www.alternet.org/tea-party-and-right/10-worst-terror-attacks-extreme-christians-and-far-right-white-men
http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2015/12/10/3730520/americans-prri-statistics-christian-muslim/

As Simple As That

compare & contrast

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