Liberty RoundTable Podcast, 1/5/2017

Hour 1

In the technology industry, the sharks have never long been safe from the minnows * Expecting Trouble, California Picks Up Some Legal Muscle. Democratic leaders of the California Legislature announced Wednesday that they had hired Eric H. Holder Jr., who was attorney general under President Obama, to represent them in any legal fights against the new Republican White House. * The police were questioning four black people as video circulated online showing a white teenager tied up and beaten as a group of young African-Americans thugs shouted antiwhite messages and insulted President-elect Donald J. Trump. '*

Hour 2

Reports reveal mishaps with deadly germs - Alison Young, USA TODAY * Federal scientists in charge of guarding the nation against infectious diseases apparently lost a box of deadly and highly regulated influenza specimens. * Safety equipment failed multiple times in recent years during work with some of the world's most dangerous pathogens. * In one case, a scientist wearing full-body gear had a purified air hose suddenly disconnect -- "again" -- in one the world's most advanced biosafety level 4 labs. * Senator Rand Paul uses ACA repeal vote to protest nations debt - Paul was the only GOP senator opposed * Trump picks attorney Jay Clayton Clayton for SEC * Macy's to slash more than 10,000 jobs, close 68 stores * Macy's plunge: 'Cutting 10,000 jobs,' closing stores since dissing Trump - America's big businesspeople just don't get it. - * Going to war with Donald Trump is not the way to grow your company. * 35 of the coolest new tech in '17 - USA Today *