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.
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.
Humanities / Religion/ Politics
Item: Pope issues statements on Climate Change
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.
Politics / Humanities / Politics
Item: The NYPD thows a fit, shows they are less necessary than they would like.
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.
Palestine then signed the ICC (International Criminal Court) Rome Charter to make it possible to try Israeli war crimes.
Potpourri / Politics / Flotsam & Jetsam
Item: GITMO NO GO POTUS P.O.ed
Item: Fox News: Dish Dropped them, Hashtags hate them, and their misogyny is off the chart.
Item: Florida to allow marriage equality, county clerks throw fit.
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