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Govern America | May 23, 2015 | Knock and Talk

Hosts: Darren Weeks, Nancy Levant

Eating "federal food" and healthcare issues. Broadcasting industry buried under mounting regulations. Big banks face criminal charges for market rigging, but will anyone actually go to jail? U.S. Senate passes Fast Track Authority for the president, while Japanese file lawsuit over Trans-Pacific Partnership. We hear more from Penny Pritzker, U.S. Commerce Secretary on Fast Track legislation. Waco biker gang shootout and its connection with the Mexican drug cartel. Congress tries to renew NSA spying provisions in the Patriot Act. Recent derailments raise questions about America's decaying infrastructure. The FBI begins home visitations for people who question Jade Helm 15 drills, and more. Phone calls in the final half hour.


Show Notes

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Another FCC Deadline on Horizon: SAP requirement kicks in May 26

Five big banks face criminal charges and $6b fine over currency rigging

Jobless claims climb to 4-week high of 274,000

Jobless Claims Rise: Survey Finds 40% Of Unemployed Quit Looking For Work

Many Jobless (Still) Giving Up Looking For Work

Americans Not In The Labor Force Rise To Record 93,194,000

More than 1,000 plaintiffs file lawsuit to keep Japan out of TPP

Senate clears hurdle on bill to give Obama fast-track authority on Pacific Rim trade deal


Penny Pritzker Bio

Pritzker family (showing her business connections — conflicts-of-interest)

I’ve Read Obama’s Secret Trade Deal. Elizabeth Warren Is Right to Be Concerned

6 Chinese nationals accused of stealing US firms' technology

Video: FBI Now Going Door-To-Door Interrogating Americans About Jade Helm Military Exercises: “We Follow Up With Anything Like That”




Turf, Drugs, Blood: Behind the Waco Biker Gang Brawl

FBI Report: Bandidos Biker Gang Allied with Los Zetas Cartel

FBI National Gang Intelligence Center 2013 (Page 22 of the report, which shows as Page 15 in the Adobe pdf reader)

FOI Commission: State Police Must Turn Over Lanzas' Papers

Freddie Gray death: Grand jury indicts police officers

Baltimore's mayor: Spike in crime 'disheartening'

ANTHONY BATTS - POLICE COMMISSIONER BALTIMORE  Discussing how difficult it’s been for the cops there to do their job.

Obama signs 'Blue Alert' law to protect police

S. 665: Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu National Blue Alert Act of 2015

Senate scrambles to save Patriot Act

FBI admits no major cases cracked with Patriot Act snooping powers

What happens if the PATRIOT Act expires?

US declassifies Osama Bin Laden compound documents (Just in time for Patriot Act vote)

Amtrak Engineer Investigated After Derailment

Is there a criminal case in Amtrak crash?

4 chemical tanker cars derail in La.; precautionary evacuation ordered; no injuries reported

U.S. Infrastructure Has Been Neglected for Decades

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