Show notes Thursday 06/13/13
Islamists 'staking claim' with Maryland 'cultural center'
On his visit to a new Turkish-funded mosque in Lanham, Md., Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayip Erodogan said his government chose the site because of its location in “free territory.”
Airport garage now Muslim house of worship
Here’s a sign of the changing times — Muslim cabbies now have their very own place at San Francisco International Airport to wash their hands and feet before they pray.
Alleged Mexican cartel members admits to killing 30 people across US
Authorities in Central Florida said DNA from a cigarette butt found inside a soda can helped detectives solve a 2006 murder and possibly a slew of other murders after the suspect, Jose Martinez, admitted to the gruesome murder and as many as 30 more slayings.
Gang of eight seeks alternative to John Cornyn's amendment
Sen. Marco Rubio initially praised a border security proposal from Sen. John Cornyn, helping to make it the leading choice of conservatives demanding tighter enforcement measures.
The mega lie underlying our energy problems
The idea was that our ability to discover and produce higher amounts of hydrocarbon-based energy had peaked and would be forever in decline. This “inevitable” decline in energy production would, in turn, destroy the modern world, as all the luxuries and technologies that we enjoy today (such as cheap electricity and automobiles) rely on these fuels.
California town besieged by endangered birds
Residents of a small California town wish a certain endangered species would make itself scarce.Flocks of California condors have descended upon Bear Valley Springs. Residents, who are allowed to do little to chase them away, say the huge birds peck off roof shingles, damage air conditioners and leave porches coated in droppings.