ORLY-EP0104 - No Starbucks for Rick Scott
Welcome to ORly Radio Show 104 for Friday April 8th, 2016 - 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, Fred Sims, Stephen Griffith, and David O’Connor.
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Bernie wasn’t the only late filed registration in Washington D.C.
On this Day in History: http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history
1935 - FDR SIgns Emergency Relief Appropriation Act: hoping to lift the country out of the midst of the Great Depression, FDR authorized almost $5 million to implement work relief programs. Congress allowed the president to use the funds at his discretion. The act was unprecedented and remains the largest system of public-assistance relief programs in the nation’s history. Its programs were extremely popular, though, and contributed significantly to Roosevelt’s landslide reelection in 1936.
1974 - Hank Aaron becomes baseball’s new home run king with 715th career home run: Broke the previous mark of 714 held by Babe Ruth. Home run hit in the 4th inning of a game against the LA Dodgers. Bittersweet moment as despite being a beloved player in Atlanta his pursuit of the record was met with racist hate mail and death threats
1994 - Kurt Cobain is found dead: famed frontman of the band Nirvana found dead with fresh injection marks in his arms and a fatal wound to the head from the 20-gauge shotgun found between his knees
2005 - Olympic Park Bomber Eric Rudolph agrees to plead guilty: plead guilty to avoid the death penalty. Responsible for 1996 Olympic bombing in Atlanta. Born in Merritt Island, FL, Rudolph was also responsible for 3 other bombings motivated by his anti abortion and anti- homosexual views.
2013 - Margaret Thatcher, Britain’s first female prime minister dies: Only female prime minister of Britain, served from 1979 to 1990 as the longest serving British PM of the 20th century
-BREAK- GSoW - PSA
SpaceX landed on the barge!!! http://www.nbcnews.com/tech/innovation/spacex-launches-first-space-station-re-supply-accident-n553241
What Evil Lurks...:
http://www.reuters.com/article/us-florida-abortion-idUSKCN0WR1HB Rick Scott signs anti-Planned Parenthood Bill
Stephen’s: http://www.celestialseasonings.com/products/black/fast-lane-caffeinated-black-tea Celestial Seasonings Fast Lane Tea
David’s: http://www.razerzone.com/comms Voice comms for gaming.