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5/19/11 Are we making progress in protecting our kids? Christina Spudeas on what challenges lie ahead.
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Christina Spudeas- A Quiet Voice for Children Gets Loud
5/19/11 Are we making progress in protecting our kids? Christina Spudeas on what challenges lie ahead.
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Truths About Air Travel Today
What will the future of flying look like? Are we relying too much on automated navigational systems? How are airline mergers impacting the industry? With a TSA agent being gunned down at LAX, should agents now be armed? What impact will the privatization of drones have on air travel?
Mark Gerchick, former chief counsel of the FAA, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Transportation and Acting Assistant Secretary for Aviation and International Affairs knows something about air travel. His book Full Upright and Locked Position: Not-So-Comfortable Truths About Air Travel Today is a winner!
President Creates a Culture of Dependency
Congress and the President go head to head and toe to toe on unemployment benefits and food stamps... The Out Loud Truth is... most all Americans would agree with the president... if the country was not already in dire straits! If the country had the money, which it does not! If the President had not abused his spending privileges, which he has. Yes Mr. President Americans do care about other Americans... but not at the price of selling out future generations!! Read more-WITH AUDIO
Americans Outlook On America Diminishes
A majority of Americans believe the United States is less important around the world and that it should mind its own business... For the first time in nearly 40 years, a Pew Research Center poll finds that 53 percent of Americans believe that the U.S. is playing a less important role as a world leader than a decade ago! In the words of President John F. Kennedy, Domestic policy can only defeat us; foreign policy can kill us… Read more-WITH AUDIO
About Those Differences Between Men and Women
Scientists have long known that male and female brains are distinctly different, but just how much... By analyzing the MRIs of 949 people aged 8 to 22, scientists at the University of Pennsylvania found that male brains have more connections within each hemisphere, while female brains are more interconnected between hemispheres. The Out Loud Truth is... men and women compliment each other. Men may say…Read more-WITH AUDIO
Newtown Releases 911 Calls Against Families Will
911 calls are made for one reason and for one reason only... because there is an emergency. In most circumstances these calls are for private and personal matters. It is never good news! So let me ask you the question... if this was a 911 call that affected your personal family with very personal details - would you like the details to be aired all around the world? Of course you wouldn't! The bigger question is why is it necessary to make any of these very private and personal 911 calls public domain?… Read more-WITH AUDIO
War On Christmas Rages On!
Happy Holidays. Merry Xmas. Seasons Greetings. The war on Christmas rages on!! The Out Loud Truth is... America is exceptional because it is a Christian nation. Lets not forget that the official national motto is "In God We Trust." Atheists are loudest on this issue because they know their voices will be over shadowed by 90+ percent of Americans who believe that Christmas can only be Christmas with Christ in it! Read more-WITH AUDIO
Ride At Your Own Risk!!
Which brings me to my point... shouldn't the man in charge... Rockefeller be charged with manslaughter? It was after all his clear negligence. Sleeping on the job... on a train moving over twice the posted speed limit with 150 precious lives on board - yea I'd say that would fit into the negligent category!! Which brings me to my bigger point... Is public transportation just too risky today?! More and more we hear horror stories of the... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Is America Safer?
The Out Loud Truth is... America is up against a broader ideology. Success will come not when a single terrorist group is eliminated, but when a broader set of ideas associated with it are rejected and discarded. Chances of you being killed in a terrorist attack are about one in 20 million. You're at far greater risk from a car accident, a gun shot, or a simple bee sting even. Terrorism is meant to intimidate us, and for many, that is exactly what it does. Read more-WITH AUDIO
Late Comers or Early Birds... Deals Anyone?
If you can tolerate the long lines, jammed parking lots and the fisticuffs at the doorways... and you've missed Black Friday - not to worry the next biggest shopping day of the year is Super Saturday. Statistics show that late comers will score better in the price department than the early bird shoppers. But if you want to avoid the noise altogether, then you're in luck as Cyber Monday is the biggest online shopping day of the year. Read more-WITH AUDIO
Biggest Upswing In Christianity In 40 Years
The trend is predicted to continue to 2020 and perhaps beyond. The year 1970 was the symbolic height of the world’s agnostic and atheist populations, which at that time together claimed 19.2% of the total population. While secularization had been slowly in progress around the world, especially in Europe, the numbers of agnostics and atheists increased greatly under Communism in Eastern Europe and China. Read more-WITH AUDIO
100 Million Americans Could Lose Their Health Insurance
As many as 100 million Americans could lose their health insurance through their employers next fall because the plans do not meet the standards of Obamacare, says a study released by the American Enterprise Institute. The cancellations would fall just before next year's mid-term elections - when Americans can decide to keep their politicians if they like their politicians! Read more-WITH AUDIO
FAA Warns Of AutoPilot Danger
Are commercial airline pilots relying too much on automation in the cockpit? The highly automated cockpits of today's high-tech commercial airlines, could pose safety risks and may actually be jeopardizing basic flying skills. This is according to a 200-plus page report commissioned by the FAA and written by industry, labor, academic and government experts. Read more-WITH AUDIO
Russian Monitoring Stations On U.S. Soil?
Russia is attempting to build a series of monitoring stations to perfect their global positioning systems. Doesn't sound much like a big news story... that is until you know that the Russians want to build these monitoring stations in the United States. The CIA and the Pentagon oppose the idea of Russian monitoring stations in the U.S. and have been campaigning to stop the State Department from allowing the project to move forward. I have an idea... Read more-WITH AUDIO
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Mayor Rob Ford Isn't The Only One Losing It These Days!
Oprah Winfrey... who thinks that President Obama has been disrespected because he is black... may also be high. DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz for believing that Democrats will be running on ObamaCare for the midterm elections in 2014 is in dire need of help. Senator Rand Paul for plagiarizing and then challenging Rachael Maddow in a toe-to-toe dueling contest. The ultimate space cadet has to be… Read more-WITH AUDIO
One WTC Symbol Of Democracy, Freedom & 1776
One WTC replaces the twin towers destroyed in the 9/11 terrorism attacks... The Tower will measure 1,776 feet upon completion making it the world's third-tallest building. One World Trade Center will be the tallest building in the U.S. upon completion, the Willis Tower in Chicago will be second tallest. Find out more on the incredible security features and facts... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Get Ready For The Invasion Of The Drones
The skies are predicted to become vastly overcrowded with as many as 7,500 commercial drones competing for airspace. The FAA’s announcement is the latest step in the march toward transitioning drones from the military use in the war on terrorism to civilian applications. The Out Loud Truth is Americans are already on hyper-alert with the use of drones. Privacy and security issues have… Read more-WITH AUDIO
The Answer Is Quite Simple ... Patriotism And Love Of Country
My friends there is something truly amazing about the spirit, the will, the determination of a young American ... willing to jump into harms way ... at a moments notice ... and place their life on the line. Is there anything more heroic? The answer is quite simple ... patriotism and love of country... there is nothing more pure, more symbolic, more worthy, more unique, more righteous, more genuine. Read more-WITH AUDIO
Exclusive: The REAL Obama Apology
My intentions were honorable, believe me. A national socialist health plan where the government dictates all the parameters was essential to the "Socialization of America" for which I am truly sorry. I also misspoke when I said that you would save money and that you would have many choices, policies will cost you two, three, even four times more that your earlier policies. The Obamacare website I can not apologize for however! Read more-WITH AUDIO
Air Pollution Causes Cancer, says WHO
Air pollution now falls under the same classification as tobacco smoke, asbestos, plutonium, silica dust, and ultraviolet radiation. Outdoor air pollution is carcinogenic to humans and is a leading cause of cancer worldwide, states The World Health Organization. The agency drew its conclusions after reviewing thousands of pollution studies. I wonder what all that hot air coming out of Washington causes! Read more-WITH AUDIO
NSA Spying Scandal Far Reaching
The United States is facing criticism over its global surveillance activities as the Snowden fallout continues! The NSA has secretly broken into the main communications links of Yahoo and Google... raising legalities and questioning federal wiretap laws. President Obama acknowledged that a review is necessary to insure the NSA is kept under control. The question is who is going to keep the White House under control? Read more-WITH AUDIO
Wine Shortage? (Say it isn't so!)
The right to purchase wine at an affordable price may be in jeopardy if predictions of a wine shortage are accurate. According to a recent report by Morgan Stanley Research... consumption and demand for wine continues to climb while total production is in decline. I wonder if escalating wine prices will require the US to establish a federal wine exchange and if so, can we qualify for a federal subsidy?… Read more-WITH AUDIO
Confusion And Delusion Behind Obamacare
As Obamacare was being swept into law, the President was on a national campaign to convince Americans that the new health care law would not interrupt their current status, and they'd save money in the process! "If you like your plan you can keep your plan" If you like your doctor you can keep your doctor." "Obamacare will cut the annual cost of health insurance by $2,500." ... all promises made by President Obama to the American people! The icing on the cake... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Feed Your Mind
You read the same magazines and browse the same websites on the internet. You’ll find that by doing this, you are guaranteeing yourself the same steady flow of thoughts and opinions that flow into your mind. Try watching and reading the opposing viewpoint, just to take it in and understand the other side. You don’t have to agree, but you might come away with a better understanding. The three most important concepts to Breaking Through Boundaries… Read more-WITH AUDIO
Bank of America's Rabbit Hole Defined
A Manhattan jury returned its verdict against Bank of America for fraud in a civil case the government said captured the frenzied pursuit of profits at all costs. The government accused the financial institution of urging workers to churn out loans, accept fudged applications and hide ballooning defaults. Bank of America lawyer Brendan Sullivan Jr. said there was no fraud. "We have been dragged down the rabbit hole into Alice in Wonderland,"... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Phishing Attacks, Shoulder Surfing, Dumpster Diving
Identify theft is expected to surpass traditional theft as the leading form of crime within the next five years. The number of malicious programs set to steal your information has grown exponentially to an estimated 130 million today from about 1 million in 2007. The numbers tell the story... Average number of U.S. identity fraud victims annually: almost 12 million Americans. Average financial loss per identity theft incident: almost... Read more-WITH AUDIO
How Can These Activities Be Considered Legal?
The latest revelations show NSA spying was broader, violated restrictions on domestic surveillance more often, and overstepped "its legal authority" thousands of times each year as it collected online and phone data on Americans without a warrant or due process. The NSA defended its surveillance activities as legal and respectful of privacy rights. The question you need to ask yourself.... how can these activities be considered legal? Read more-WITH AUDIO
Third-leading Cause of Death in America Completely Preventable
Heart disease is the number one killer in America, cancer is second... The Journal of Patient Safety reports that every year between 210,000 and 440,000 patients go to the hospital - and in the process the care they receive contributes to their death. This makes medical mistakes the third leading cause of death in America. The Out Loud Truth is far too many people are being killed by medical malpractice... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Resignations? Oil Flows. Snowden Denies. Obama's 3 Wishes.
President Obama has set three goals for the remainder of 2013. A balanced approach to a responsible, long-term budget. Fixing the “broken immigration system.” Pass a farm bill. I wouldn't hold your breath Mr. President. Your three wishes might come true... if you can find a magic genie who will grant them!! And here is the rest of your news... Read more-WITH AUDIO
The Out Loud Truth About The Tea Party
Are we watching the destruction or possible resurrection of the Republican party? The budget standoff appears to be a war between Republicans and Democrats. However, according to Forbes, the real war is being fought inside the Republican Party, between the Tea Party and the Establishment right and the continued growth of government. So who exactly is this Tea Party? If you listen in to the mainstream media, this is what you'll hear... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Is The American Model Of Democracy In Jeopardy?
Battle-lines have been drawn and heels are dug in… we can all agree that the blame clearly lies with President Barack Obama and his big government initiative. On further thought the blame must be attributed to Speaker John Boehner. Even further thought leads me to believe that Senator Ted Cruz is to blame. Some would say the debacle is squarely on the head of Senate President Harry Reid. Are these the intended consequences of a two party political system that have varying ideologies?... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Death Benefits Denied During Government Shutdown
Relatives of four soldiers killed by a Taliban bomb in Afghanistan gathered at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware at a ceremony commemorating the return of the remains of their loved ones. Families are paid $100,000 within three days of a service member's death, but officials say the shutdown was preventing those benefits from being paid. The failure to make the payments to families of our fallen heroes has... Read more-WITH AUDIO
A Political Shakespearean Tragedy
Name calling. Road blocking. Politicians protesting. Emotions are high. Patience is low. Media reports that a caravan of truck drivers are headed to the Capital Beltway to shut down traffic around Washington. Extortionists. Hostage-Takers. Terrorists. Arsonists. Even Murderers. Political name calling has become an everyday event in Washington! All of these antics would be perfect for a Comedy Central script... sadly as the… Read more-WITH AUDIO
Is Default A Mirage? And China Sounds Off!
The U.S. took in more revenue last month than ever before, yet still finds itself short of cash to pay the bills. Does the U.S. go into default - and is it necessary for the U.S. to go into default? Experts say that the 'default' scare can and should be taken off the table - that there is sufficient revenue to service debt and keep the country running. China, U.S.’s biggest foreign creditor expresses deep concern over the debt deal deadlock. Read more-WITH AUDIO
Special Forces Score Big... Shutdown of National Parks Backfires
U.S. forces have captured Abu Anas el-Liby, an al-Qaida leader responsible for the 1998 embassy bombings. U.S. Navy SEALs were also involved in an operation in Somalia that targeted a leader of al-Shabab. Latest on the shutdown... The House has passed a bill granting back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed by a margin of 407 to zero. The National Park Service has come under fire… Read more-WITH AUDIO
Immigration By App
A group of immigration advocates have created an app to help illegal immigrants take advantage of the new non-deportation policy. The app is called Pocket DACA, a reference to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It's a free app that offers advice on how to apply to the program and groups that can provide assistants for immigrants. The app is for prescreening interviews, which allow participants to check if they are qualified, gives tips on how to... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Obamacare Attracts Hackers (who are looking for more than health insurance)
Cybersecurity experts are warning Americans to exercise extreme caution when using the Obamacare online exchanges this week as hackers may be trying to steal your personal information through phishing attacks. Through phishing, hackers seek to dupe consumers into revealing confidential information like your credit-card numbers and social security numbers via phony links or attachments in emails and messages. Read more-WITH AUDIO
Debt Crisis Obamacare Showdown
Extortionists. Hostage-Takers. Terrorists. Arsonists. Squealing Political Pigs. Even Murderers. Sounds like the training theme of al Qaeda convention.... truth is it's the love and affection being tossed back and forth between members of Congress! If you've been following the debt crisis obamacare showdown... then you know that these are just a handful of the terms being tossed back and forth in the halls of Congress. Look at it this way... Read more-WITH AUDIO
The American Dream Revisited
According to the non-profit organization Public Agenda... almost 30% say it's the opportunity for people with modest beginnings to live a secure, middle class life, while only 9% say it's achieving great wealth and fame. The consensus is that a strong work ethic, values, and a good education are absolutely essential in order to achieve the American dream! The difference is in government's role in achieving that dream. More... Read more-WITH AUDIO
Two Roads Diverged Both Lined With Debt
Congress and the President are about to clash on raising the debt ceiling, again. Difficult times require difficult choices. To mark the occasion, here is my version of 'The Road Not Taken' Two roads diverged both lined with debt.. And sorry I had to pick either.. The treasurer has exhausted the borrowing limit.. If Congress suspends the checkbook now.. The result may be catastrophic.. On the other hand we may be doomed... Read more-WITH AUDIO
"The Suspicions Run Too Deep"
Three decades plus after the Iranian hostage crisis, U.S. and Iranian leadership opened the door to improved relations. President Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani exchanged barbs, talked rhetoric, and systematically lied to each other at the UN General Assembly. Rouhani expressed hope that President Obama would not be swayed by "war-mongering pressure groups" at home! To which Obama stated: "I don't believe this difficult history can be overcome overnight.. Read more-WITH AUDIO
America’s Infrastructure FAILS With a Grade of D+
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