ORly Radio Show 39 - A Dish Network Best Served Cold

ORly Radio Show 39 for Friday January 2nd, 2015! - A Dish Network Best Served Cold

Hosts: Andy & the Usual Suspects: Mike and Don!!!
Music: "Rocket and Pamgaea” by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)

Science / Technology / Politics

Item: The Pentagon’s newest stealth jet, the nearly $400 billion Joint Strike Fighter, won’t be able to fire its gun during operational missions until 2019, three to four years after it becomes operational.

Even though the Joint Strike Fighter, or F-35, is supposed to join frontline U.S. Marine Corps fighter squadrons next year and Air Force units in 2016, the jet’s software does not yet have the ability to shoot its 25mm cannon.

URLs: http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/12/31/new-u-s-stealth-jet-can-t-fire-its-gun-until-2019.html
Item: The FDA plans to allow gay and bisexual men to donate blood, but only if they have abstained from gay sex for a year, ending the lifetime ban enacted in 1983.
URLs: http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/fda-reconsiders-ban-gays-donating-blood-n260311

Humanities / Religion/ Politics

Item: Pope issues statements on Climate Change    

URLs: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/pope-to-issue-2015-edict-on-climate-change-guaranteed-to-anger-deniers/

And the angry deniers: http://mediamatters.org/blog/2015/01/02/how-fox-news-covered-pope-francis-action-on-cli/201994
Item: Ex Pastor Ryan Bell’s Year without God experiment ends. Label: weak atheist.

URLs: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/yearwithoutgod/

Politics / Humanities / Politics

Item: The NYPD thows a fit, shows they are less necessary than they would like.

URLs: http://nypost.com/2014/12/29/arrests-plummet-following-execution-of-two-cops/

Item: UN Security Council failed Tuesday to adopt a resolution on Palestinian statehood that was strongly opposed by the United States. US now being painted an enemy of Palestine.

URLs: http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2014/12/un-security-council-rejects-resolution-on-palestinian-statehood/

Palestine then signed the ICC (International Criminal Court) Rome Charter to make it possible to try Israeli war crimes.

Potpourri / Politics / Flotsam & Jetsam

URLs: http://www.politicususa.com/2014/12/20/obama-rips-congress-violating-constitution-blocking-closing-gitmo.html
Item: Fox News: Dish Dropped them, Hashtags hate them, and their misogyny is off the chart.
URLs:  http://fortune.com/2014/12/22/dish-fox-contract-dispute/

http://www.cnet.com/news/fox-news-creates-new-years-hashtag-gets-old-old-problems/ #OverIt2014


Oh, Florida...

Item: Florida to allow marriage equality, county clerks throw fit.
URLs: http://m.local10.com/news/breaking-news-federal-judge-says-all-counties-must-issue-gay-marriage-licenses/30490052
Item: Florida man charged with beheading mother because she wouldn’t stop ‘nagging’ him


Mike’s: A very Scary Solstice http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/A_Very_Scary_Solstice