Liberty RoundTable Podcast, 1/11/2017

Hour 1

Guest: Larry Pratt - Gun Owners of America - * Several anarchist groups are expected to descend on Washington D.C. for the Jan. 20 inauguration - Reuters * Roughly 3,000 police officers from around the country will come to the nation's capital to assist with Metropolitan Police, as will 5,000 National Guard troops * A federal district court jury sentenced Dylann Roof to death for his June 2015 attack on a black church's Bible study group after the panel found that life in prison offered no possibility of redemption * 'Yes, We Can' - 'Yes, We Did' * not to shrink from the challenges of economic inequality, racial strife, political isolation and voter apathy that still threaten its ideal of democracy * The Obama administration, has increased protection for a humble bumblebee. The rusty-patched bumblebee, once common across the continental United States, has been designated an endangered species by the Fish and Wildlife Service * MTV Host Mocks Jeff Sessions’ Asian Grandchildren - Kevin Daley * Madison accused Sessions of stealing his grandchildren from Toys “R” Us for the hearing. He went on to call his grandchildren a “prop,” brought to mitigate accusations of racism. * HarperCollins is withdrawing the digital edition of Monica Crowley's 2012 book 'What the (Bleep) Just Happened? from retailers, after evidence of plagiarism *

Hour 2

Trump asked Robert F. Kennedy Jr., an environmental activist and skeptic of vaccines, to chair a presidential commission on vaccine safety * The Internal Revenue Service should shift its focus from tax enforcement to taxpayer service in an effort to build trust and confidence, a new government report says * U.S. Small-Business Optimism Index Surges by Most Since 1980 - NFIB gauge jumps to 105.8 after presidential election - Vince Golle * Trump Tax Cuts Could Jump- Start Global Economy, World Bank Says - Andrew Mayeda * The FBI Is Apparently Paying Geek Squad Members To Dig Around In Computers For Evidence Of Criminal Activity * Unsurprisingly, the FBI also has a number of paid informants Some work at Best Buy * -- Geek Squad by day, government informants by… well, also by day * Exclusive: Regulators criticize banks over Uber loan - sources - Olivia Oran * BUST OF FRIENDS Donald Trump has asked for bust of Winston Churchill to be put back in the Oval Office after Obama replaced it with Martin Luther King - Tom Newton Dunn * Brainwash Children Against Trump and Brexit, Top Education Mag Tells Teachers * Fish on a treadmill and other government waste, according to Sen. Jeff Flake - Roll Call * Degenerate Agitprop “Art” Displayed at US Capitol * US Government Waging Global War on Cash * The rise of the cashless city: 'There is this real danger of exclusion' * Police Union Chief Puzzled that Citizens Resent Seeing Cops Act like Robbers * Obama’s “Napoleon Moment” *