Welcome to ORly Radio Show 80 for Friday October 9th, 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 suspect Ophelia Falls.
You can find Ophelia here: http://opheliainthedark.tumblr.com/
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RANT Segments & Headlines:
GOP presidential candidate Ted Cruz has to show his naturalization papers to keep his US Senate seat http://www.examiner.com/article/ted-cruz-must-show-naturalization-papers-to-keep-his-us-senate-seat
-BREAK- GSoW - PSA
Benghazi was a fraud and the Planned Parenthood thing was also made up.
The House is divided. Kevin McCarthy withdrew himself from the Speaker roll before the vote could take place. Now there is no clear person for the seat. The best choice, would be Paul Ryan, but he has seen the writing on the wall and declined nomination. Now the “Republican Freedom Caucus” is making rumblings of shutting down the government in November unless they get their way in a bid to defund medicare and Social Security.
An then… The strangest of all, Rep. Charlie Dent (R-PA) is suggesting that the way House Republicans will defeat the extremists in their party is to give Democrats power by forming a coalition to elect a bipartisan Speaker of the House.
Not one, but two school shootings TODAY…
The President has been making noises loud enough for congress to hear that he may take executive action on enforcing some gun control in the wake of the incident in Oregon last week.
The Guardian put out a lovely little infographic, that tallies up 994 mass shootings in 1,004 days, not including the 2 from today… It’s depressing…
Andy’s: Register to vote!!!
Ophelia’s: Hamlet - in Regal Theaters.October 15th encore to follow on about the 22nd.
Music: "Rocket and Pamgaea” by Kevin MacLeod (www.incompetech.com)
PSA: Guerrilla Skepticism on Wikipedia - GSoW https://www.facebook.com/GSoWproject