ORly Radio Show 64 - #MarriageEquality, #LoveWins, What Else were we going to talk about?
Welcome to ORly Radio Show 64 for Friday June 26th, 2015 where we dismantle the current events for your edutainment through mostly rational conversations that make you go ‘Oh Really’! I’m your host Andy Cowen with my usual suspects; Michael, Jessica, Don, and David's disembodied voice..
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QUICK Headlines by Circa:
Circa has shuttered its service… SAD
Feds Order Federal Employee Health Plans To Cover Transgender Health Services http://www.buzzfeed.com/chrisgeidner/feds-order-federal-employee-health-plans-to-cover-transgende#.fpjQWqvmL
Google announced that its music streaming service would also jump on the free tier bandwagon, and that should be available now. http://music.google.com/
DARPA Is Supposedly Engineering Organisms to Make Mars Livable http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/d-brief/2015/06/26/darpa-is-engineering-organisms-to-make-mars-livable/#.VY3yx3pVgmi
Pope Francis Says You’re NOT Christian if You Support Gun Manufactures http://www.ammoland.com/2015/06/pope-francis-says-youre-not-christian-if-you-own-a-gun/#ixzz3eDlMy7YD
Pope Francis Says Divorce Can Be 'Morally Necessary' To Protect Kids http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/06/25/pope-francis-marital-separation_n_7657512.html
Pope Francis 184-page encyclical by the pope, who was a scientist in Argentina before serving in several positions in the Catholic Church, highlights the effects of climate change on the world's poorest people, who stand to lose the most from changes in the environment. http://www.dailydot.com/politics/pope-encyclical-climate-change-inequality/
Gelada monkeys over in Ethiopia possibly domesticating wolves. http://www.upworthy.com/sure-looks-like-these-monkeys-are-domesticating-wild-wolves-whats-the-deal
Confederate Flags are coming down all over the place!
Thursday, ACA was confirmed constitutional by the SCOTUS
Friday, Marriage Equality bans have been struck down as unconstitutional by the SCOTUS
Leagalese - "may" instead of "shall" http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2015/06/alabama_probate_office_closes.html
Obama is an excellent speaker, but really not the best singer as he broke into a heartwarming rendition of amazing grace at the end of his eulogy for the victims, particularly his friend the pastor and South Carolina State Senator, Clementa Pinckney. http://www.cnn.com/2015/06/26/politics/obama-charleston-eulogy-pastor/
Senate Republicans quickly pledged Thursday to fight to repeal ObamaCare in the wake of a SCOTUS 6-3 decision upholding the law's federal subsidies. http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/246120-gop-pledge-to-continue-obamacare-repeal-fight
Conservatives are SOOO PISSED OFF… But will do nothing but complain.
Bryan Fischer Loses It over SCOTUS Ruling: This Is Our 9/11 http://www.mediaite.com/online/bryan-fischer-loses-it-over-scotus-ruling-this-is-our-911/
Police Now More Worried About Right-Wing Extremists Than ISIS - http://www.occupydemocrats.com/its-official-police-now-more-worried-about-right-wing-extremists-than-isis/
Ted Cruz to Hannity: ‘Today Is Some of the Darkest 24 Hours in Our Nation’s History’ http://www.mediaite.com/online/ted-cruz-today-is-some-of-the-darkest-24-hours-in-our-nations-history/
Andy’s: I officiate weddings, and will do so for free for the rest of 2015, email me. Also the Justice Scalia Burn Generator. http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/low_concept/2015/06/justice_scalia_insult_generator_how_the_supreme_court_justice_would_mock.html
Jess’s: Forever And A Gay- www.foreverandagay.com https://www.facebook.com/pages/Forever-And-A-Gay
Music: "Rocket and Pamgaea” by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)
PSA: Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia - GSoW https://www.facebook.com/GSoWproject