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Who killed Mohsen Fakhrizadeh?

Monocle 24: The Foreign Desk

06:16 min | 7 months ago

Who killed Mohsen Fakhrizadeh?

"We start with breaking news. And iran's defense ministry has confirmed that one of the country's top nuclear scientists has been assassinated two diff- of muslim fucker. Saudi is very much proving to be one of those stories in which people will see whatever confirmations of their own prejudices and suspicions they wished to it might reasonably be argued that this description applies in the online epoch in particular to pretty much every story but it is especially the case with stories set in the middle east and which may would depending wh one prefers to believe may not involve israel. So it's best to start with what we know for certain. We know that molson fucker. Zodda was a renowned nuclear physicist a senior engineering of iran's nuclear program and a brigadier general in iran's islamic revolution regard core. He is believed to have been deleted of what was known as project amid the program. Iran established in the late nineteen eighty s to explore the prospects of iranian nuclear weapon and closed in two thousand three according to the international atomic energy agency. We know that he was killed. Last friday near absorbed a small town seventy kilometers east of tehran. And that he was buried with full state on. Who's on sunday law. Main hobby lobby. No optic not that big van owen ruling to the questions of precisely how he was killed by whom there is a bewildering smorgasbord of answers. While it seems clear enough that Was shot dead as the car in which he was. Travelling was the object of an ambush. There are conflicting reports of this assassination being conducted by a posse of live operators. Some of whom may or may not have died at the scene and or by some species of remote controlled weapon monotony iran bit who we bid and me. The enemies of iran have to know that the iranian nation and the country's officials a brave and intrepid enough to respond to this criminal action. As on a has dan in dommage in our yet caught on era by-pass off pigs around as to who might have done it. Iranian officialdom and iranian media have been quick to blame either israel or the mujahedeen e. Cock a curious cultish iranian rebel group which has been a persistent irritant to the islamic republic. And who currently appear to be based between iraq. France and albania. The has also been an amount of copy pasted umbrage directed at the united states or as president hassan rohani of iran prefers to address it the global arrogance on record. Israeli sources have feigned bafflement though the new york times has quoted an unnamed senior. Israeli official is suggesting that the world should thank israel. Four reside is demise. The mujahideen have been reticent. As of this broadcast the iran has yet to present any concrete evidence of their assertions. And if and when they do it will likely be impossible for any independent observers to verify them and iran does reflexively blame israel for pretty much anything it is only a couple of years since former head of iran's military major general signed fear is a body accused of running a network of spy lizards. But it's not like there isn't something of a circumstantial case to answer this year. Several sites in iran which might or might not have been related to iran's nuclear program was struck by explosions which did not appear coincidental and at least four other iranian. Nuclear scientists have met violent ends since two thousand ten to killed by car bombs one by a motorcycle. Bomb one shot dead. In most instances iran blamed israel and israel denied involvement while also making it as clear as it could be regarded even the faintest prospect of a nuclear armed iran as intolerable almost ziff inviting tehran to take the hint and a is at least arguable. Most infact saudis college was marked in two thousand eighteen when israeli intelligence highsted from a warehouse in tehran thousands of files pertaining to iran's nuclear program when israeli prime minister benjamin netanyahu announced his feet. He mentioned zadeh by name. A key. part of the plan was to form new organizations to continue the work. This is how dr moosa farkas the of project about put remember that name a day so along with the questions of who and how there is another why in particular wine now whoever killed most fuck resolve will have known that iran would feel obliged to retaliate or at least threatened to retaliate. And that this would make any kind of diplomacy with tehran difficult. Whoever killed muslims will also have understood that a window to such engagement might have been about to open interior. Vashon sean medicare dishman salvage assassination shows. The enemies are experiencing anxious weeks feeling. That the pressure's fading away. And the world circumstances a change a heart. The camby share shadow. It's johnny you're gonna with the swearing in of a new american president who has sounded keen on returning the us to the two thousand fifteen nuclear deal with iran out of which the current president flounced of the possible consequences. All fockers ought is death to seem reasonably certain one that iran's nuclear ambitions whatever they may actually be will have been hinted at least some ought to that. Compromise with iran will be less likely someone somewhere will be considering this a win win

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What we've learned about Barrett's views on abortion cases

Her Turn

08:11 min | 8 months ago

What we've learned about Barrett's views on abortion cases

"Judiciary Committee hearings in full swing this week. Arlene's outta wrote this report. For many feminists, it is the most painful, outrageous and sad irony that the Supreme Court seat once held by Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of the most staunch supporters of women's rights and civil rights, will soon be held by another woman. But one who seems to be the mirror opposite of R B, G and all her views the Senate Judiciary Committee hearings this week on the nomination of Amy Cockney Barrett to the Supreme Court. But her views on full display despite the fact that she repeatedly refused to answer questions about her opinions, questions on such settled issues as the right to birth control and the right to vote, including a peaceful transition of power. As the result of that vote, all got I cannot comment answers. When asked about her view opposing same sex marriage, she offhandedly used the term sexual preference when referring to the LGBT plus community, even though many activists say the term is offensive. One after another Democratic senators tried to press her on her record, such as the fact that she previously signed onto an ad describing abortion as barbaric and calling for the Roe v. Wade decision to be overturned. Her two dissenting opinions and abortion related cases, one of which involved allowing minors to get an abortion without notifying parents by way of judicial bypass, and another that would have required fetal remains to be formally buried. Observers say 17 cases related to abortion are one step away from the Supreme Court and three including a 15 week abortion ban from Mississippi could be taken up as early as its next session. And her only nod to any progressive opinion. Barrett seemed to support the idea of desegregation by calling the Brown v. Board of education decision a super precedent that isn't likely to ever be overturned. The Judiciary Committee is set to vote to approve barrettes nomination next week with a vote of the full Senate by the end of the month. Bang. With the nomination of Amy Cockney Barrett to the U. S. Supreme Court. Questions about her ties to the religious right have raised concerns about the fate of Roe v. Wade and a person's right to reproductive choices. Her turn. Reporter Ellen La Luzerne spoke with Karen Garst, who author to anthologies about the impact of religion on women. Women beyond belief, and women versus religion. Last received her PhD in curriculum and instruction from UW Madison and is a current resident in the state of Oregon. 2016 you published a book Women Beyond belief. In the book's introduction, You stated that you wrote the book after learning of the 2014 U. S. Supreme Court decision regarding Hobby lobby's denial of reproductive care for their employees. Your reaction was to question why a corporation can use its religious beliefs. To dictate the healthcare a woman could receive. Fast forward to today when we're witnessing the Supreme Court nomination process for a woman who is a valid Lee, a member of an extremist religious sect that believes that women should submit to their husbands What was your reaction when you heard about the nomination of Amy Clooney Barrett for the U. S Supreme Court. First of all, I wasn't surprised because Trump has already appointed people to the Supreme Court. I didn't watch quite a bit of the confirmation hearings of his previous nominees, so I wasn't surprised that he appointed someone who's conservative. He vowed when he was elected that he would appoint justices to the Supreme Court who would overturn Roe v. Wade. If Connie Bear is confirmed, What is your opinion about the impact that this might have for future cases such as the Affordable care act and a woman's right to choose? Well, I think it's going to have very dilatory ous impacts because now we're going to have a Supreme Court. That is considered very conservative. I believe six of the justices will be considered Catholic, and there are going to write decisions as they have for that have a conservative bent. I think it's very unfortunate that the Supreme Court has become so politicized. If we look in our history. One of the things that I was doing some research on was previous decisions and Brown vs the Board of Education. Which desegregated schools was fundamental change to the way this society was operating was a 9 to 0 decision, and people saw what was happening in society, and I talked to a friend of mine who is a lawyer there. Who said, you know, there's this public sentiment. That's how culture changes. And people were attuned to that, And now we're not appointing people to the Supreme Court who have an open view. They're very, very one sided, and I think it's totally tragic that she's going to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg. What do you think the consequences will be for Roe v. Wade and access to freedom of choice? An abortion? There will always be abortion. The question is whether it's going to be safe and whether it's going to be legal. There has been throughout time before Roe v. Wade. It was back alley abortions, and I think younger women today they don't know what it was like before then Roe v. Wade. If it were completely overturned, I think would have a revolution. It might take a while to put it together. Rather, I think what they'll do is just approved all these restrictions on it, making the doctors who on abortion clinics we associate with the hospital, whether it's making AA lot regulations on the clinic itself and what it can have and what it has to have delegating more. The authority of states and people are going to have to say I don't want to live in a state like this. If they overturn it completely and make abortion illegal. I just Hey, I'm ready to start the revolution. I don't think they're going to go that far. But who knows? What do you think, drives the women who are supporting people like Coney, Bharat and Support these types of efforts to keep women as subservient to men, such as the belief system of Annie Cockney Barrett. Religion is an indoctrination in a set of beliefs. I'm 70 when I was growing up in the fifties in Bismarck, North Dakota. Every person I knew went to a church or there were three Jewish families who went to a synagogue. But it was part of everybody's life. So you're indoctrinated in that It's your family. Everybody else around you is like that. Unless you're exposed to something different. This shapes who you are. And we know that Trump was elected by conservatives by people who identified as religion, particularly fundamentalist religion. That's too he appeals to, and it's unfortunate that the religion hasn't changed enough to deal with our society today. What is interesting to me? Is that this woman, Amy Cockney Barrett is very intelligent. She is ah, Notre Dame professor. She's an appellate court judge, and she has seven kids. I can't imagine trying to balance all that. But in spite of that conservative religion, it is pretty hard to say, Well, she's helped meat of her husband because she is Ted her own career. In your

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Hobby Lobby raising its minimum wage to $17 an hour

WBZ Afternoon News

00:23 sec | 9 months ago

Hobby Lobby raising its minimum wage to $17 an hour

"The ante on paying its employees what it considers an acceptable minimum wage. The company is going to start raising its hourly rate to $17 an hour next month. This move will blow away some state mandated minimums for its employees in all of the stores in New England. Hobby lobby runs 10 stores in New England. The move will top the $12 rate in Massachusetts and the upcoming weighs in Rhode Island as well in normal times

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Washington D.C. Museum Of The Bible To Return Looted Artifacts To Iraq

All Things Considered

01:31 min | 11 months ago

Washington D.C. Museum Of The Bible To Return Looted Artifacts To Iraq

"Opened around three years ago. The museum of the Bible here in Washington, D. C has faced several scandals over the way it obtained antiquities somewhere looted, even fake. The museum says it has corrected the problems, but it's been a complicated task. NPR's Jane Arraf reports. The museum now plans to send some artifacts back to Iraq that it didn't even know it had The Museum of the Bible was founded by billionaire Steve Green and evangelical Christian whose family owns the Hobby lobby Craft store chain. He wanted to show the book's history and impact. But he didn't know much about antiquities or the illegal market for them or show much concern. Three years ago, the US government find hobby lobby $3 million for lack of due diligence. The company returned to Iraq, thousands of clay tablets and other items. That had been shipped a hobby lobby from other countries. Some marked ceramic tile samples. Now, the museum's chief curator, Jeff Claudia, tells us they're packing up more pieces to return to Iraq because they can't tell whether they were looted his paperwork and very vague paperwork. So I don't know if he's purchased sight on scene or be reviewed before they were purchased. Flow has referring to what the museum now realizes, or more than 8000 clay tablets and other artefacts and acquired from dealers in the US, the UK and Israel. They're believed to have come from Iraq.

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Stephanie Fleming on organization, life hacks, and how she built 'The Happy Planner' and 'Me & My Big Ideas'

The Here for Her Podcast

51:55 min | 11 months ago

Stephanie Fleming on organization, life hacks, and how she built 'The Happy Planner' and 'Me & My Big Ideas'

"Are so excited to. To introduce incredible Stephanie Fleming. She is a creative entrepreneurs speaker of and wellness seeker. Most notably, she is the CO founder of me and my big ideas creator of the happy planner, and what began twenty years ago as a tiny garage business is now an industry leading lifestyle brand and offers a wide variety of products that inspire customers to live creatively and plan a happy life. Please welcome Stephanie to the show. Okay, we'll Stephanie. We are so excited to have you on the here for her podcast. Thank you so much for joining us. And we are so curious about everything that you've created and your and so I think. Our audience is going to be very very interested in the business aspect of. Everything that we're about to talk about some super excited cool. I'm so excited to be talking to you. Guys for those who don't know. Tell us a little bit about your health. I'm Stephanie. Fleming and I'm a creative entrepreneur. I actually call myself like an accidental entrepreneur. I started my business me and my big ideas with my mom twenty actually over twenty years ago started in my garage with an idea of just one idea for making stickers for the scrapbooking industry at that time and. And really just kind of wanted to do it too. I needed a creative outlet. Yes, but I needed to pay the bills like I. was you know a young mom and struggling to make ends meet, and just really wanting to like. Go out there and I would do anything because I you know I wanted a better life for myself, and for my kids and and so I was definitely you're. You're? The definition of a hustler like I was like I have no money, but I will put in the sweat equity so. We been hustling with me and my big ideas for. Over twenty years now, and we've created everything from paper stickers and now planner, so planners is our latest the happy planners, our latest product line and It's just been such a a wonderful thing for us to get into because we get to share a love for creativity for positively, and that's been kind of where I have fallen in the last probably five or six years which. Not only being an entrepreneur in a business person, but also being able to be the spokesperson for our product and our brand, and that's something that I've been totally passionate about. It's amazing. I'm curious. So, what did you do before you started your business? Were you a stay at home? Mom? Did you have have a job, so I was? I was pregnant when I was eighteen. Not Married had had a baby, and when immediately from high school to I need to find some way to take care of my son and I did in home daycare for eight years, and was daycare provider for six kids usually at one time and it was you know it's honest work? It's hard work. It's eleven hour days for you know for eight years and you know all I to do is be a good mom, and and so I didn't have a college education. I grew up in the craft industry though my. My parents had a manufacturing and distributing business so I grew up from picking orders in the warehouse. To you know watching my parents who are entrepreneurs basically navigate the craft industry and come along with them to trade shows and things like that so I always had that creative bug, and and even as an entrepreneur as a kid I was making little catalog, so you can buy these cards here, my designs and so, but then life hits, and then you have to go out, and you know and do the best you can and and so at the time. In one, thousand, nine, hundred eight. My mom and my mom had sold that business, she and my stepdad divorced and they sold their business, and so she was kind of at this place in her life where she was like okay. I'm ready to start over, I need. She was probably my age now, and it was like thinking I need to start over and figure out what life looks like for me. Now and I was saying I just I want to start something something I want to do anything and so my mom had some seed money and. Like I said I would do. You know so. I stayed up all night trying to find just hustling to find hair. Competitors are advertising in this trade magazine. So that's a potential a mailing list for so anything possible. I was willing to do so. Yeah so it was not like I had this pedigree of an MBA, and I'm going. Go start a business, and that's why I say I'm definitely. An accidental entrepreneur, but I've I've loved it. We'll story. It is very very cool. It seems like you had it in your blood like raped in the beginning. Though like it was something that you're meant to do. I, think so. I think without knowing that that's what it was like. I was just cleaning out. One of the things we've done in quarantine is cleaning out our garage and so all my memorabilia. That's where I found my card. Catalogue of here are the things you combine I'm like I always was. Experiencing entrepreneurship right in front of my is growing up but I never really knew it. In fact, my mom was in charge of all of the creative side of the business, and was the one in charge of new products, and out there trying to find out what creative women were doing next, and so when my mom would go on an rnd shopping trip and take all of us with her. We didn't realize what we were doing was watching her shopping trends and seeing what was out in fashion, and how we can bring that into the craft and creative industries, so when it just seemed like something natural, and now I'm trying to identify people go. Where do you find your trend Mic-? Just Watch I. Just look and so yeah. We were Kinda groomed without knowing that that's what was happening. So cool and so. You had your first business you? You began doing that twenty years ago. And then you landed to the happy planner, which has been a huge success and It's a it's a beautiful book. It's something that you want to. Hold in your hand, and just like carry with you all the time. It's so cute and fashionable. Where did that idea come from? And how? How did you of get to that point? Where like I want to be in this market of making planners? Happy like honestly we've had a lot of great products that of sold weller mckellen's pretty cool, but the happy planner is like it's so me. It's totally me so the the way we came up with. It was pretty much the same process that we did it with anything. As we and my sister is heavily involved in product about men in our company as well, but we watch in decide okay. scrapbooking was huge for a while, and so we were able to kind of ride that. That wave and we've kept coming out with products and line extensions and and then you kind of see that it was kind of starting to taper off. It was not as popular and the products weren't as weren't selling and going doing the having the sell through that they did before, so we're like okay. We need to know what creative women are doing next. which is what my mom did, so we would always be looking for what. What what do i WanNa do what is something that's interesting for me. and and then also kind of searching pinterest looking around water, creative women doing so for some reason on pinterest people were taking just regular planners from staples, or whatever and they were putting our scrapbooking products, stickers and things and making them cute but the scrapbooking don't really fit like they don't fit size-wise. They didn't fit if you're you know the stickers we were. Were to commemorate memories and things, and that's not necessarily the things that you need for planning so I kind of just you know, and they were boring to staples like office supply things. They have black brown different color bays. You know really great. You know what I think. Someone would would think the businessmen would like. And then there was like three designs that were like purple. Paisley or some ugly grandma color. You know I'm a woman, I. I don't want that, so we thought definitely we could do better in design. We could get them more affordable. We could create accessories that would go specifically for them, and then you could put in those accessories like things that are positive so that every single day when you're planning when you're having fun putting stickers out ever, there's this creative positive message that makes you happy that keeps you going, and so it was just a kind of another. Offshoot into what we normally do. What are creative women doing? And at this point? It was like people are busy, and they want to be creative, but they need that little bit of licensed to say it's okay when you're planning your schedule. You can kind of put a sticker downer. Says you can do it or just. Those little positive affirmations make a make a big difference. I love that so much were all about positive affirmations and There's something that I still love about having a planner in front of me like an organizational planner. Where where I. Can you know touch the pages and I can mark things off. It's so different than a calendar on Google you know and I've always I've i. still have a planner, so I love that, but I'm curious because you have built such a successful brand and obviously. You've separated yourself in so many ways by having something very unique You offer as something that's very I would say year to the millennial woman. But how how have you separated yourself with your branding? I'm just so curious about like where your sales come from utilizing social media, you have a huge social media following. So, how what kind of what was your? What was the method to your madness at that point when you started thinking ahead? Yeah, so at that point. We had we had a very successful company in the craft industry and up? Until that point, we had what I figured successful products. We didn't really have necessarily like brand. Following social media was just coming up, but you know there was something about the happy, and I think my own personal passion for the product helped in planning it. No Pun intended. because. I feel like we got to this place or like this product line. I just feel like we need to be able to have a brand. There's gotta be a message behind because the message of the product is so powerful and so really. What happened I mean there wasn't? A Master Plan I love this product so much. That I just started talking about it and sharing on social media back in the periscope days. You remember, periscope yeah. Remember. About it and I just said you know what I would anytime we would come up with something, or we had something new exciting happening in office. I'd like I'm just GONNA share. It's just going to be I wanted to our product and the brand to feel like like we were just friends sharing like. If I was you know to call you up and say Oh, my Gosh I'm so excited. We just got this prototype in, and here's what it looks like. Here's how I'm going to use it and every. Every new products came in. We previewed it on periscope did live Q. and A. is, and and that's before people really doing that and we were sharing the process and the product, and sharing my excitement, geeking out over stickers and a paper planner you know, so. It became I thought there was really no plan other than to share authentically, and that was really before, but you know everything authenticity be authentic was just such a overused catchphrase, but that's what it was because I didn't actually want to be the spokesperson. For our company, and because it's such a team effort, and so I'm not. I'm not maybe maybe I wouldn't had the idea for. Let's let's look into to paper planners, but I didn't create designs, and I not the artist, and I'm not the one who source the product and sold it in such a team so but. In order I felt so passionately that. Don't have relationships with companies. They don't have relationships with products, but they have relationships with people and brands, and if I could be that conduit. To Give A. Personality to our land our company then. I'm like all right. I'm willing to do because I was the one before it was like no, I don't really want to know I'm just I'm fine to not do it, but when I was sharing something, I was so passionate about the following just came. We did not say hey. We want to get to I. Think we're over six hundred thousand on instagram. We didn't have a plan for that. I mean eventually to grow. It takes you get to a certain point. It's like okay now. You have to plan, but we grew our numbers very very organically, and by just engaging with them. You know true engagement and it's. It's not even just the number in the plan, but it's like. Are you engaged? Do you care about your followers? Do you care about your customers and deal you know? Are you engaging that way? Are you doing it for the rise near following? Are you doing it for the sale? Are you doing? Are you doing it because this? Just feel so right to you know. Yeah while you're on that topic, too. Because so cool that you grew organically because. I mean it's such an easily marketable product, but also like how how do you stand out amongst your competitors are? There's other planner companies out there. So what's your differentiating factor with your product? So at the beginning? We were the only ones pretty much doing what we did, so we stood out really quick, and it's almost like I. Always say like it was like. Like when I had my first when I said WHO's very well behaved typical. I am such a good mom. And then my daughter came a second, and she is like great, but she's you know totally like wild spirit and I'm like oh my gosh. I need to to work at this little more. So when we did when all of a sudden you're like It's growing and you're thinking. Oh, my gosh is great. People are just listening, and then all of a sudden when you're onto something, people and other brands and other companies go. They're onto something I. Think I'm going to try that, too. And then what you were doing so authentically is being duplicated right so. So what we have always done I think and even back in the scrapbooking and paper. Crafting days was just advice. My mom gave me is just really don't worry too much about what other people are doing. Find out what you uniquely do. What is it that your company or your brand do what do you? How do you stand out and for US There's a lot of people who have high end stationary and people. People that are saying a professional and I want it to look like this or I. Don't like this about your as well. This is who we are. We are colorful and fun and were affordable. We have a disc bound system where you can change things in and out, and those are some things honestly and with the brand that will turn people off when you really claim like who you are. Some people are going to say. Well, I. Don't know but I. don't like that well, but this is who we are when you can really find that those are the things that just kind of narrowed down, and you nail it down so much that these are the things that make us unique, and so for us. We embraced all of that. That is who we are fun and colorful, positive and an interchangeable, and all these things about the product and about our messaging. That's what we focused on, and I think even especially going forward when it becomes harder and you. Maybe at this point, we're going like you see a slowing in not just gaining followers as fast when you get up high. And there's more people in the space so for us it's how can we find? What, we, what is it that we offer? That's unique whether it's the message product. And, you kind of have those pillars of our being authentic. Is it something that's different or are we just white noise in the space? Should we be making a change? We be pivoting. Right now do. Is there something we need to be doing to be more aware of the surroundings of the economy of this of society so You're constantly looking for you have to just be aware. Of who you are where you're going and not being paying too much attention to. The competitors and the people aside. It's really hard though it's hard to do because you find yourself looking. They're doing so good over there. Maybe I should change and go that way so knowing who you are is a huge part of that success for us. And, I love how you really made an emphasis on. Being okay with not being a good fit for everyone, and you know we talk about this even on social media. How you know people always give us questions on. You know my Gosh I I lost if I don't post for three days. I'll lose one hundred followers well if those people want on, follow you because you haven't posted three days. They're not your people. Like they were never people anyway, so I love that you have you have a focus and you understand your branch so well. The you know who you're catering to, and also you mentioned pivoting when you need to because. You know I think that people get so focused on the end goal, and if it's not if it doesn't turn out exactly how they anticipated that it would be, they give up right, so I think that's I. Love that so much and it kind of brings me to my next question on. The hardships entrepreneurship because I think that when people look from the outside, they see this beautiful brand that you've built a successful mom who's who's doing it all, but it takes so much work and behind the scenes that the people don't see. Can you walk us through some of those hardships that you faced in how you've kind of gotten through them? Oh yeah and I think. I'm so glad you brought that up because you especially on social media, people will see their, so they'll say. Where were you because I'm pretty active on my own, and then also I with the happy planner, but it like where were you? We Miss John there. I'm like you guys like if I would have shown. What I was doing for the past seven days, it was get up in the morning. Go to work. Stay there till seven o'clock have like meetings altay come home barely figure how I'm going to get the door dash before I wanna fall asleep, and then you know over it over and over again and I'm like it's not glamorous. It's hard There's a lot that goes into it. You know and you have to love it if you are somebody who has your own business or your own brand? You have to love it because it is not I mean I would say. Ninety, eight percent of it's not glamorous, but it's rewarding. You know it's something that you love, but you're GONNA have failures. You can't be afraid to work hard and fail. Because, you're GONNA. Do both of those all the time? And you know and learning from your from your failures for me. It's like you know we've had products that the ones that you've mentioned like happy planner that quadrupled the size of our business in the matter of two years But in the in between, and we had already had like a pretty successful company, and we were like well, but what you don't see, are all of the things where you come out with the product and you're like that's a dog. You Know Kate next. What do we? Can we learn from that? You know that's what you can't. You can't shy away from it, but nobody wants to see that nobody, but those are the lessons. Are you know what you're seeing? When when you see the happy planner is our success of you know Gosh over twenty we did that. It was fifteen years. I think into the our business before we hit that like Grand Slam, we'd had several. You know that was. This product was a triple. This one was a strikeout. This one was a base hit. And then you know, we never know we not. Even we're not even. Promise that we were going to have that big of a success that we just kept going and every time we did we learned something like Oh we didn't do. The packaging wasn't right or you know. Maybe we rent to too early into that trend, or maybe we didn't research it enough or maybe we learned something every time but I mean we've had. We've had product failures. We've had really difficult times in the economy I've been around here through September eleventh through the two thousand eight crash where the business was doing great, and then all of a sudden we've had were having to like have layoffs and figure out how to make the hard decisions. To keep your business healthy and around and surviving, and that's really hard. I mean that's something that right now we're going through. You know we have. Luckily we've got a great basin. We've had a very successful business, but this is a gut punch, and for a healthy business like ours. This has been really difficult and I can only imagine if you're struggling before this, but you just have to figure out you. It's almost like a business as almost like being a parent. You've got to make those tough decisions. Decisions you know that not everyone's going to understand. That's going to be hard. It's going to keep you up at night. and those those you don't see those on social media. No one's sharing like we had to really hard today and or have been meetings all day, and if they are, they're showing you the picture of themselves looking really cute, and you know here I am with my thing and it's. It's just not always like that victims hardly ever like that, so I think it's sometimes i. I've shared lots more real version especially on my own personal social media on instagram. Especially because I, think we do a disservice to. Everybody but to women's in general specifically where it's like if you're trying to be an inspiration and trying to share with other women, this is what if I can, we can all be here for each other. You, know in business, and this is how we can succeed. We are doing a disservice if we are just showing what our lives really never looked like And how how then do those? How'd you push through? How do you push through at the worst times for people that are listening that are entrepreneurs have launched their business or not seeing success right away. Like what have you learned to cut has kept you going. I think i. mean this sounds like something that my husband would go. No, if you can't measure it, you can't manage it because he's. My husband was our CFO CEO and. But for me, I, it's so much into an instinct. And then pushed through because I believe in my instinct very strongly. There's a thing like I feel like you know for us. We were very fortunate that the business that we started stayed healthy, and was viable forever, however I. Kind of look at our product launches in our product releases and different product types almost like many businesses, because there comes a time when you know this isn't working, you know there comes a time when you're like. We just need to let this keep going. We need to work at market. We need and you just you kind of. If you're really being honest with yourself, you know when it's like am I pushing too hard for something. That's not really making. Any headway or do I just need to keep working harder and I feel like You know if we ask ourselves how we done everything. HAVE WE EXHAUSTED EVERY OPTION? That's what I think. We need to kind of listeners, though because I just feel like if you are sitting here like. With a struggling business, let's say whether it's from the economy or just like I'm just not going anywhere It's hard because some people will say just keep going. Just keep going all the time. I don't think you should do that all the time. Sometimes you want maybe need to move onto. Something different doesn't mean you're not going to be. In business or start your own company, or but maybe this, isn't it? Maybe it is? Maybe you're just sitting there going. You know what this is going to be tough times, but I believe in this business i. know we have and we're going to keep going, so you kind of have to listen to that. You know you're got to say. Where are you? Are you? You know? Do I need to keep pushing through this, or is there something else that I need to be? Doing are exploring. It's such a weird time to because with everything going on I. Mean People are obviously doing less news less really to plan but I think there's still an opportunity and it's great that the product isn't just a manner planning out your daily activities that can also be used for intentional set goal setting in just writing down thoughts that you have journaling so I love that it's it's I town that regard Have you guys thought of ways to during this tough time? Kind of still sell your product in different ways or maybe thinking about different product lunches. Were you know what kind of has been brewing in the last few weeks, so it's like a perfect example of. Of evolving and pivoting right so like. Yes, when you're when we're looking at people that are planning your days just filled. My days were just like I couldn't even have the whole damn thinking. How tiny can I right because there's so much going on, but you know one of the other things we have in our product, minus positively journaling and guided journals, and then when you you know for us, it would be so tone deaf to be talking. Talking about we know you're busy. Let's just talk about busy busy busy schedule Hustle. Let's go because this is not the time for that, so we had to look at. What do we have in? You know in our offering. And what do we have What do we think is important or is there something else we can offer so for us? you know slowing down journaling 'cause for me. It's all about putting the pen to paper. I Love I love my. Technology and I. On my computer as well, but there's something to me about writing stuff down whether it's my schedule and prioritizing key efficient or whether it's like you know just journaling what I'm grateful for writing that down I did a whole like wellness like year in two thousand eighteen, where every single day for the entire year I journal. Like what am I feeling I thought it was going to be like more. Of a fitness thinks I like. My cholesterol is high, and I needed to lose weight, and I was going to do all these things I'm going to travel the stuff and what it became was. Oh my gosh, I'm realizing that I'm tagging my emotions now like when I would write things down the journaling became the biggest part for me is what I was feeling like I was really I felt very marginalized that meeting today, and I came home, and I think like I was going into hibernation. You know and I was angry and I was, but I was identifying my feelings. Why was I instead of just going like writing down my food log? You know it's like it wasn't helpful for me. I. Know How to eat healthy. But to realize that when I feel angry, I don't know what to do with those feelings and to eat them you know, or and I'm like an eye stuff them and I. Try and do anything in Canton. and that was like a realization for me, so we're kind of leaning into that and saying hey, right now when you're stressed or you're afraid or whatever it is that you're going through. What can you lean into? And how can you get in touch with your feelings whether it's do journaling or if you really do maybe you're a mom who is trying to work fulltime at home and also. Also home school your kids to the distance learning the. Maybe you need to be really efficient, so you need to you know. What is it that you need and listening to that? Do you need to be productive? Do you need to be kind of moving a little more inward, and then just writing it down and really getting out of your head and onto paper, so you can help process it. Yeah I need to start journaling. That is something that. I know he's for the whole year. Did you notice that it had a huge impact on? It changed the way I thought it totally and I'm the same way because I'm like I'm so famous for starting a journal. And then it's really good for like a couple weeks, and then it's empty, and I keep it and all these like you know journals that have a little bit done in the beginning, and then like I wish I could combine them all. And are they now? It's like so I just said I have never made like a year long commitment to myself I. Will I mean I will do anything for my kids. My husband, my family, my, you know the team of me me and my big ideas, but for me. It'd be like I'm always the first one to get shoved off the list and so I, said I need I was stressed because just like what you were saying. Our business was. Wildly successful that year, and the year before that but I was so stressed out. Because when you quadruple the size of your company, and you're trying to do the same things that you did before scaling it and learning how to do that so quickly is really stressful for a for a creative person who likes to do things like. As I'm inspired. And so. So dealing with that was huge, so all of these things that I saw which were gaining weight having high cholesterol, not sleeping at night, having hiring Zaidi I was thinking, it was because I'm out of shape or this and I didn't really realize accepted the journaling. which that's not what I started to do. That it was more than just that and so this journaling process just gave me. Such clarity and insight into my own feelings that I had no idea and I don't think if I if I just tried to do that at the very beginning for just a little bit I, don't think I would have. Gotten as deep because like doing it every single year someday the destroy today sucked. He knows the worst day ever and I didn't know how to see it through, but then as I got used to journaling just as an exercise every day. I learned to go. You know to just kind of. I guess like look a little deeper. Really. Shed light on stuff that I had no idea I was looking for. I feel like now. I'M GONNA. Go buy one of your journals because I'm so inspired by that by just what you said and I think that I'm someone that just keeps everything in my head and I talked to myself all day every day just. All the things that have to do all the things that should you know that are behind me? That I should have done yesterday it's that's great. I love that with you. You know you don't realize that when you're not like kind of emptying out. It's like for me I was not able to. I was not able to like think of I was kind of creatively blocked, and then I was like even motion. Lee blocked and they just didn't realize because I'm the same. I am an over thinker. I like I process everything and I just I kinda hold onto it and I get very wrapped up in my own head, and so it was just almost like an emptying of it and helps me sleep. Helped me do all that stuff, so my guys. I think you'll love it. Okay. I'm sold. journaling. Borsch, now let's talk a little bit about living intentionally, which is very much related to what we're talking about now, bite. What does it mean for you to live intentionally? And how can people cultivate a more meaningful life? Because obviously you found your passion, you work really hard at you. Know keeping your mind rate, and it seems like you're a very self, reflective person, but how how have you gotten there? I think. I've always been somebody who really likes. Growing looking inside I ask a Lotta questions of myself and. Other people like I. Try and tell my husband like I'm not really trying to psychoanalyze you. Even I would love to just get into everybody's head, but I think that there's so much we can learn. And one of the things that I have learned just by trying to grow as a person and being teachable. Has Been You. Know there's nobody in the world that is going to take charge of my life, my happiness, the things that I want that me. Matt what happens around me it doesn't you know we can all we can all be complaining about what's happening in the world with your job with your relationship, but when it really comes down to it, you're the one that's responsible for what it is. You want in your life and how happy you are. And so for me, it started with number one. I needed to. Learn how to love myself because I didn't love and accept yourself believe you're worthy of all those things, and then once you believe that those things started kind of coming into my life and a realize it's like you know. That was something that I had to really focus on. I had to work on with myself I am. We're a project, so if you go out there, and you really want a job, or you really want to start a business, or you want a relationship. You have to almost I think. Go for the life that you want with that same passion and I mean for me. It's just been about really starting to identify. What is it that you want? What is it that makes you happy? And how do you need to get that? I think that's why I'm a planner at heart, because living intentionally as really planning, you're trying to like you have to identify something first and then figure out how you're going to get it right, so it's like for me. Identifying. What makes me happy? What the name of our podcast plan? Happy Life at the Tagline for our company. Or for the for the happy planner, because really feel like you know if if for me, I need to identify what it is, that makes me happy right, and so I'm not somebody who is an Adrenalin Junkie I'm not someone who needs a lot of activity in my life, I need I need serenity a need. Calm I need a place to be creative I want to go travel I want to be with my family so when I. Start to really identify Granular Li, like what it is, that makes me happy and what I want I can easily say you know okay well. Then I am intentionally going to make the choices that get me closer to those things that I want and. It's really a responsibility. You know it's really taking responsibility for For the actions that we take and you know and I think it's empowering I actually feel like instead of going like Oh. My Gosh I'm responsible for all of these things in my life and no one's going to do about me that makes me. I think it just gives it gives me the power back to say you know. Stuff can happen all around me. Crap can just be going on like everywhere and internally I can live intentionally with what makes me happy, which what? And I can be. Responsible for especially this stuff that's going on in my head. You know so setting intentions of you know whether it's daily whether it's setting an intention for a year or whenever you're feeling like you need a little more clarity into. What am I working for I think it's a really powerful thing to do and I know sometimes when things get more popularity. They gained that whole like people in Oh. Yeah, okay. Setting intentions are doing all this, and it sounds a little Wu, and all that and I'm like it, but it really really makes a difference in how we live our lives, and the decisions that we make yeah, and it's all it all goes back to taking accountability, right and totally nine I. always talk about this on the podcast where a lot of people struggle with that I. Think they kind of have this. Poor me, mentality or you know I could never accomplish that I'm not ex- enough. I'm not educated. Enough I'm not. You know fast enough smart enough pretty enough whatever it is, and I just do I. Hope that if pe- when people listen to this episode, they really if they take anything from it. I really hope that they listen to what you just said. Because it's so powerful, that's such a like. I can't I've had a lot of things. People will ask me like well. Of course, it's easy for you to be happy because where you are today, you know and I said, but but here's what you don't understand is that? The reason I'm happy is not because I have all the things that I have the reason I have all the things that I have is because a happy positive person who believes that I have. that. What happens in my life is a result of you know of the way that I go about it and what I believe I deserve and how and then I can have those things I'm happy. And I'm positive period. Doesn't necessarily. Happy happy I just mean like I'm going to be content and positive and optimistic in my life. No matter what is going on and I have lived through a lot of things I've had like I said I shared with you. Guys had some traumatic things in my childhood that have happened I was had a child eighteen I had a lot of money issues. I'm growing up. I was in an abusive relationship with physically and mentally, and there's a have been drug abuse them I mean lots of things that I've had to deal with and. I could very easily any of those instances been. Why did this happen to me? I could never start a business because I don't have a college education and they don't have any money, and they don't have this and you know. What will people think of me and you know a? Growing and believing that you can do something, no matter what like having that resilience and having that. Like I'm just going to figure it out like I said I. It pretty much anything now I'm probably going to be more of a of a jack-of-all-trades master of none but that's okay. That's who I am, and that's really has gotten me where I'm at, but yeah. I just I think if anything I totally agree with you. If I share anything, it would be that no matter what your circumstances are in life. I think optimism and. And believing that no matter what happens to you, you will get through this, and you make something of yourself, and you can get the things that you want in life If you know if you're working, you work hard. You have to be willing to work hard. You have to be teachable if to learn to be confident, but all those things are things you can control. And it doesn't really matter what your circumstances are. So that would be something I mean. Yes. I love the product. Yes, I love our brand. Yes, I love all these other things, but that's just something that I think everyone can take with them throughout their lives. Such great life advice, and it's so true I feel like there's been looking back and reflecting on my own experiences to and the hardships that you know everyone has different forms of adversity, but how you respond and react to that is I think all the difference and I think it was a murray furlough that said everything is figure out. That just. When you said that because it's true like if you have that drive and that hustle enough to do what it is that you WanNa, do you can figure that all out and I think Alex also reiterated several times. There's this concept of just start now. Figure everything else out along the way as you go. Otherwise, you're never gonNA start. You're never going to achieve those goals but in terms of goal, setting and just organizational tips. I mean I feel like the ideal buyer of the happy planner is a very organized individual, or maybe they're aspiring to be more organized. So what are some good organizational tips just in general that people can start practicing and then apply to the happy planner. And I am not a naturally organized person. At like what you see back there on this video that we're recording over is not what it normally looks like I'm a creative person so I'm very like. Just kind of scattered and I will follow an idea like if I have an idea, I'm like I'm down that rabbit hole and. There's a chaos and mastic usually follows so being organized and using happy planner and using organizational tools is actually been essential for me to be like a productive society member of society or running a business, so one of my favorite tools and I think we kind of alluded to this a little earlier was getting things out of your head in getting him down I use a master What I call him Master Action Item List, so it doesn't matter if like you are thinking of I've gotTa. GotTa do cupcakes the Kids School I've got empty. The dishwasher I have a huge project that I'm working on. That's do every little thing. Take space up in your head and It doesn't really you know you're not really. They all have the same weight, so you're thinking constantly of the Dishwasher, the cupcakes and all of these things and you don't have the space to really think about Give yourself like. Hey, now. I'm really focusing on the project because there's so much stuff spinning in your head. And, so I think David Allen I think is his name he said you're. You're headed for having ideas, not storing them so like for me. It's like Oh, my gosh, that is so perfect so I take and had this one massive list actually I have to, but it's ones home in one's work, but usually for most people one will do and. If everything that comes out of my head is something that I have to do if it's an action item. I put it on my list and then I work from that list. Would plan my weeks when I plan my days, so I look at Monday and I think okay. I've got five meetings not lot. Stuff's going to be coming off that to do list, but on Tuesday I have one meeting in the morning and I had the whole day that I. have so I'll go off of my master list and then start working from there. I'M NOT GONNA forget my tasks that way. It's not going to be like oh shoot cupcake sting it. You have your your things that have due dates and everything so when I'm working from it I don't have fifteen sticky notes everywhere and a piece of paper that I wrote over there. That I got lost cause. I left it in my car and you're constantly then figuring out. How do I remember where it was that thing so keeping everything kind of in one place has been a big tip for me. the second organizational tip that I use I plan every Sunday I plan my week out every Sunday so or whatever the day before the start of week.' In for me. Mondays the start, so I sit down I. Take a look at what are all of the to the must do's appointments. The the deadlines that have to happen that week and get all those things in there and I. I plan everything out from date night with my husband every week. we're putting that in their first wins the time that I need one of my GonNa. Go exercise. When am I going to those put in appointments, and then I start to fill in again with things from that master to do. If I don't do that, then you know, there's things that come up and they're just time. Thief's and they come in to take in all of a sudden. You look and you've spent. Monday and you're thinking I've done nothing you know. It could be a week and you're going like shoot. There's nothing off my list. conversely you can take a look at that, and if you've been really productive, there've been times. I had no idea I could get that much done. So those are two tips for me to stay on and just to contend me. Being organized means being productive, because if I'm not productive, my stuff's all over the place. I get very easily overwhelmed, and that is not a good place for me to be. I was GONNA ask as well with with your master. Master list you add everything from like emptying the dishwasher doing laundry like every task so usually I have like if those are ongoing I will have just started doing this, which helped a lot, but all I kind of assign like if something that occurs every week for me I have a list. That's basically recurring tasks, so if you're if it's a cleaning thing, it's like an you know you've got changes sheets. You know the bathrooms or whatever I've got empty Roomba. because. Just, all those little things that are like take the trash out. Those are of things that I put off to the side which are more recurring tasks. And then when I sit down. Unday, I think you know empty room by the today's the in the evenings and do my meal planning here and those things happen all the time. The the Master List for me is you know the things that are their projects or their like like for me for my work one. It's like every time like I need to talk to him about this Call up this person and make sure I return this thing and check out on. All of the let's marketing meetings scheduled out. Make sure to reach out and so then I can cross them off. On Cross them off. And then when they're done, they're done, and of course you know once it gets to about halfway marked off at create a new list because it's prettier. And I like doing that, but yeah, the reoccurred things I keep separately. Of It, so we're GONNA. Get this all in. Your home about really what you're saying is it comes down to time management skills right, and yes, you know like you said there are some days ago by and I'm like. How did I just spent two hours scrolling through instagram? Checking emails bearing bearing myself in emails that really don't I don't need to get back to these people right away and you self reflect and go like that I see I'm busy, but to hours of that time was wasted. Time management is huge, and that was another thing that I uncovered in my memorabilia box that said think I was in like fourth grade and the teacher says like Stephanie needs to learn time management. Because it is true, because I do the same thing and I feel like there's so many times when people say I just don't have enough time and I'm thinking i. just spent four hours binge-watching. Whatever I. We. Do have the time and that's okay. If you're going, you know what I'm going to. It's going to be a binge party like I am going to be watching and It's fine but I think we need to be aware like you don't WanNa miss out on the things that you either want to be doing our need to be doing because you're not managing your time well and like I said it's a constant struggle. This is going to be something that I'm GonNa be. Be doing for my whole life. Because you know because I'm just not naturally inclined to be that way even, but it's a habit you know, and it's easier for me now, but managing your time well and scheduling it out is is a habit that we form you know, and it's just like it just becomes easier and then yeah, you find him. There's nothing to me like when I look at a list I'm like. Oh, my gosh look! How productive I was this week! That is such a good feeling when you even when you finish the day, and you're like man I was on point today like I knocked this off the list and I. Did this and you just feel good? There's just this feeling it brings. There's something about they say like an actual like I don't know what gets release, dopamine, or whatever that when you cross things off your list. That, yes, go. It is what? What are some other resources that you? You've enjoyed yourself or that? You would recommend to listeners in terms of time, management or building, good habits, organizational tools and practices. I think that like to meet. Okay decluttering. Making sure that you like you don't have because again. The more clutter at the worst and I know they say you know a messy desk or whatever they say, but the MESSI dozen. Beans or whatever and it is, but it's probably one who's just driving themselves crazy 'cause they can't find anything so developing somewhat of. Of A protocol for how you're GONNA. Plan your weeks and then also. One of the things I don't know if it's not really a resource, but it's something that I learned that. I kind of tend to first thing in the morning. I want to like answer all like you're saying I. Want to answer all my emails, and then of course I go down. Somebody's asking you know unsubscribe to all these things now and then I started subscribing, and then I go down, and so somebody told me to block off your days and at the beginning. Do the most important thing for you that you need to. To get done in the morning or whenever it is that you work I work best in the morning and freshest van, and then about three o'clock, I'm looking for anything else. I'm looking for something to snack on or any distraction and it, but some people are not also if you're like going, this is when I do my best work. Then make sure you can identify those times because you're gonNA. Find that you have. You're going to get more done. You'RE GONNA feel more efficient more. More productive and I think that's going to help I. Definitely, figure think that if you can figure out how technology and productivity work for you. I am kind of a hybrid between outlook and all of the technology that we can't. We have that really does keep us I've got when I have meetings. All my stuff is stored. I, don't WanNa. Right down the zoom. Call Identification Number and the password, and all these things you know, that's all stored in my outlook and I have a really good relationship between paper planning and my tech, you know. And then but I have a process every time I have like a nice system. I think I think that works I've been I've used a lot of productivity tools into honest with you. Nothing's really kept me more productive than just keeping it simple and planning things out and getting stuff done I mean it. It starts off great, but then it's just something else for me to. Keep track of so having something just right in my face whether it's my outlook, calendar or or my paper planner I just like I, said I've tried I've tried them all I've tried. And I know they were really well for some people, but for me it's just all about keeping it really simple and just getting stuff done. Yeah, and you know what I love the realness because we get questions, sometimes of like. How do you have a business and you work fulltime in your mind like? How do you do all the things? And I always kind of self reflect in its and I always think you know. You make time for what's important to you. That's the bottom line. We all have twenty four hours a day. I think that that hustle mentality isn't always helpful and isn't always positive, but at the same time if you have something that you want to accomplish. You just have to do it. You have to figure it out and do it. That's the bottom line. So Yeah? I love what you said on that. You know what I'd like to ask you Stephanie. If there's some sort of book or podcast or resource that you'd recommend for our followers, I don't know if you have any in mind that something that is is really impacted you in some way. Yes, so two different two different things so a book that basically just changed my life completely were was the gifts of imperfection by Bernard Brown. And it was one of those things where I just realized I don't have to be perfect I'm worthy of just the way I am, and that just really kind of just her whole. I love her so much that book. When I started to believe those things about myself, things change. They think changed in my life. They changed in my business That's why I think that no matter what you're looking at doing that. Inner work is I. Don't don't try and like. Get the promotion or getting the relationship, because you think that's GonNa make you more successful or happier, or whatever, because if you're not okay with that first step I it's all going to be empty. You know you're going to get the promotion, but it's not gonNA. Feel as great as you thought it was. Because you're. There's there's that whole in there that you're trying to fill so. That personally was amazing for me and then I love how I built this by Cairo's and. The podcast and for business. That's something that I listened to and I just. If, you're ever wanting to start a business and you think well I don't fit the typical either entrepreneur or business owner, or whatever I don't fit that mold listen to those stories there from every walk of life and every kind of story. It's so empowering to listen to them, but it's also really interesting to see how some of those people dealt with you know the setbacks, and how they how they innovated, and how they funded their businesses, and it's really interesting, and so, and they've covered just about like every aspect of business so I love those, too. Such third-rate episode actually heard how I built. This I've never listened to it, but I've heard it is great good, so that'll be one that'll that'll be added to my podcast list. podcasts our life right now in quarantine. Basically do anything and just have headphones on and listen to podcasts. For sure so good. Well this has been great. We are so happy that we have had the chance to chat with you and an answer all of our questions. Where can people find you on on social media? And where can they purchase happy planner? So they can find a me personally and INSTAGRAM's. Where is my John? That's what I love the most. People over it Instagram, so you can find me at Stephanie Score, Fleming. And then you can find the happy planner, which on Instagram, as the underscore happy, underscore planner or the happy planet Dot Com. I also have a podcast called planet. Happy Life that host with my daughter, sharing tips about how you can choose to be happier and planned to be happier and. And we love that, so that is planned a happy life. You can find that. At Planet Happy Life Dot Com so and then the happy planner you can buy at craft stores all over Michael's Joanne. Hobby Lobby Walmart and that'd be planner DOT COM, so we're all over. Love it. It's awesome. That is so great. We will link everything in the show notes, and it has been such a pleasure Stephanie you offer so much wisdom. As it relates to not only business but life so thank you for sitting down with us today. Thank you appreciate it. It's been fun talking to you.

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Supreme Court upholds exemptions to Obamacare contraceptive mandate

"Provision of Obama care in a seven to vote, the justices ruled the Trump Administration is allowed to give employers exemptions from covering women's birth control. If they have religious or moral objections. That coverage had been mandated under the affordable care act Well, joining us to talk about it's Robert Barnes, Supreme Court reporter for The Washington Post. Always good to talk to you. Thanks so much for being here. Thank you elaborate here on what the justices have ruled. Well, this is about whether employers have to provide no cost contraceptive care to their female employees, and this has been a long running legal battle. Nine years in the making. With at one point the Obama administration on one side saying yes, they do and making very limited exceptions for churches and other religious organizations. The court has been involved in this without making very many decisions. And now when the Trump administration came in, it reversed that and broaden the exemptions to include more religious organizations and those who have moral Objections to providing this kind of contraceptive care, and our listeners may remember the high profile hobby lobby case from a few years back. So how did this different? This goes beyond that because the administration went beyond that, saying that Maura organizations can apply for this exemption, and it adds this idea of moral Objection rather than just religious and but the majority of the court said, you know, the agency is charged under Obamacare, with both saying what employers have to provide and With giving these exemptions and so it is up to the administration to make those decisions. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg wrote the descent here. What did she have to say?

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Supreme Court upholds exemptions to Obamacare contraceptive mandate

Forum

04:15 min | 1 year ago

Supreme Court upholds exemptions to Obamacare contraceptive mandate

"And now as promised, we're going to talk about these two Supreme court decisions that were rendered Earlier this morning and a 7 to 2 vote. The Supreme Court ruled this morning in favor of two California churches, arguing they should not have to face employment discrimination lawsuits brought by former teachers. The ruling makes it so that religious schools are exempt from most employment discrimination claims, expanding religious freedom, and the Supreme Court today also cleared the way for the Trump administration to expand exemptions for employers who have religious or moral objections to Complying with Obama's care, Obamacare's contraceptive mandate and we're going to talk with David Levin, Professor. You see Hastings College of the law about these rulings and other Supreme Court decision is expected to come. Welcome David Levin. Always good to have you with us. Good morning. Good morning to you and well, we got a couple of examples here. The court, citing with religious groups and religious liberty, don't wait. We sure do. I think this is gonna end up being a trilogy with one from a couple weeks ago involving those private schools in Montana, where the Supreme Court said that Montana and many other states could not limit public school funds. That school's off school funds to go to religious schools and in these two as you, said, the one involving two schools down in Southern California, where 11 plaintiff alleged that she was the victim of a discrimination. The other plaintiff alleges that she was Victim of disability discrimination because she had told the school that she had breast cancer in both cases is to teachers were not given new contracts well, the Supreme Court said that under was called the Ministerial Exception. The's teachers who are primarily secular teachers. They teach things like English math spelling to fifth and sixth graders, but they also letter daily prayer. They also at least from a workbook did some religious instruction that that was enough for them to come within the ministerial exception. And basically, it's for this for the institution. In this case, the Catholic schools to say who it is, who is responsible for inculcating students with faith, etcetera, and that the government shouldn't second guess that opinion by seven to to the Supreme Court agreed with that idea, so it blows a huge hole. Ian Discrimination Law your number earlier in the term. That was the case about protection of lesbian and gays in transgender under title seven well in the religious school contacts that's gone this morning. And then if you want to go into the second, we're going to the 2nd 1 I want to. I want to break them down with you. But okay, we'll come back. Alright. The other one's called litter Sisters of the poor, and this has to do with the contraception mandate in the affordable care act and this causes. The statute requires contraception to be included among the health. The kind of Procedures that are available under the affordable health care under Obamacare, and that's caused some consternation. We've had other cases the famous hobby lobby case, saying that well if a privately held corporation and religious scruples they didn't have to offer contraception and then the Supreme Court in the year that Justice Scalia died. I asked the parties, the Obama administration and the parties, including the Little Sisters of the Poor, the lead plaintiff here to try and come up with some accommodation because the little sisters even objected to the idea that they would have to tell their health insurers that they didn't want to give the contraception. Coverage. And so instead, the by this point in the Trump administration was involved because of the change of administration in the Trump administration, came up with a very broad exemption was for religious and moral reasons that you could just as an employer. You could just say we don't want to provide contraceptive. Coverage. And while there's some nuance to it, basically as you stand by 70 to Justice Thomas for the majority said that was okay that we could have this big big exception. In the affordable care act both for religion and for moral

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on 5-4

5-4

03:15 min | 1 year ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on 5-4

"Yeah, yeah I think that's right, but after that opinion is issued, lots of people are Super Big Mad, so a bunch of groups get together including the ACLU the National Association of Evangelicals which I think. There's a whole podcast episode. Maybe, not this podcast that's like a critique of the new, and like what it means if the ACLU is partnering with the National Association of Evangelical but whatever. Else I right. Okay anyways! So the a bunch of groups get together, they're screaming about religious freedom. Saying the government shouldn't be able to substantially burden an individual's free exercise of their faith in this way, and so like as a direct response Congress passes Riffa in Nineteen ninety-three. So what Riffa says is that the government may substantially burden a person's exercise of religion, only if the government demonstrates that application of the burden to the person is the least restrictive means of furthering a compelling governmental interest in other words, if someone's exercise of religion is substantially burdened by a law, the government has to show that it has a really good reason for that law, and that it used the least burdensome method it possibly could so for. For example there was a case that came up under Riffa called Gonzales versus Oh Centro, and in that case of the Supreme Court said that members of a church could not be prosecuted. After the feds seized a Sacramento teeth that contained to schedule one legal substance, and in that case, the court said that the government didn't have a compelling interest. They hadn't shown a good enough reason for banning that specific drug, and so it failed under Riffa. These are my religion. Mental with, schedule one drugs in it. Behind us. Yeah, I'm finding religion as this bad guest goes along. I just WanNa note really quickly that there's like some debate in this case between the majority and the dissent and I think Ginsburg, and dissent gets the better of it. which is that like this law? The were describing it might sound like very sort of expansive, but it's about establishing what the status quo was. Before this Peyote case, there was a line of cases that had used basically this test in the legislative history and the language with the lot self references, those cases and it's supposed to be like. A pretty low key like we're just going back to how the were the same protections as they are yeah, but as we'll discuss, the majority instead uses that language like fucking, you know. Drive a truck through this tiny little pinhole accepts. Yes, so that's a good point. Yup, so we get refresh in nineteen ninety-three, and then like Peter set up top. The affordable care act is passed in two thousand ten and one result of Obamacare is that all twenty contraceptive methods approved by the FDA are now fully covered by most employer based healthcare plans now. Hobby lobby, how do they get involved? Hobby? Lobby is of course, Big Arts and crafts.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on 5-4

5-4

02:55 min | 1 year ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on 5-4

"On today's episode of five to four Peter. and Michael are talking about religious freedom. In two thousand fourteen, the supreme. Court ruled in Burwell V. Hobby lobby that for profit, corporations may be exempt from laws and regulations. They object to on religious grounds. The ruling came just a short time ago. The Arts and crafts retail chain will not be forced to pay to cover certain forms of contraceptives for their employees issues combining abortion religious liberty, obamacare, a corporate rights all into this one ruling today a we heard the ruling from the five conservative justices ruin in favor of hobby lobby. This is five to four podcast about how much the Supreme Court sucks. Welcome to five to four where we dissect and analyze the supreme court cases that have undermined America's integrity like water seeping into our homes foundation. I am Peter Twitter's the law boy I'm here with reaction. What a Pie! and Michael Everybody. And today we're talking about Burwell v Hobby, lobby stores. Aka Hobby lobby as it is better known hobby lobby. Hobby lobby all right, let's. Team I told you guys this right that I cannot stop like seeing that in my head. It's a Hurricane Chris Song about Halle Berry. Say? Go on in our citizens united episode we discussed the inherent absurdity of corporations having the right to political speech. Hobby lobby takes that issue digs a little deeper and asks us can afford profit corporation have a religion Kenneth Company, that sells arts and crafts supplies sincerely believe that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ prohibits ladies from using contraception. The answer is yes. Of course it is. What else could? This. This actually isn't a First Amendment case. This is a case about two laws the affordable, Care Act Aka obamacare requires employers to cover certain basic contraception in their employer provided health care plans, but hobby lobby argues that this violates the religious. Freedom Restoration. Act, better known as Riffa which requires that laws accommodate the exercise of religious beliefs. They are religiously opposed to contraception, and so they claim they shouldn't have to provide it. The real bottom line of this case is that the court has endorsed a theory of corporations whereby these legal entities which are basically just stacks of paperwork can have their own beliefs, and that has led us down this path of increasing absurdity..

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Supreme Court hears case on "Obamacare" birth control coverage changes

Bloomberg Law

05:20 min | 1 year ago

Supreme Court hears case on "Obamacare" birth control coverage changes

"The Supreme Court appears divided over trump's rollback of contraceptive coverage under obamacare and the court considers a challenge to the ban on robo calls this a bream quartered oral arguments today over the trump administration's giving employees in universities abroad religious opt out from the obamacare requirement that they offer free birth control coverage through their health plans from the first question Chief Justice John Roberts the possible pivotal vote suggested the administration had gone too far but being a refer exemption reaches far beyond that in other words not everybody who seeks the protection from coverage has those same objections so I wonder if and your reliance on refresh is too broad to use Richard Garnett a professor at the university of Notre Dame law school explained the issue here the real issue what the fun part of the P. the real issue in this case is probably not what a lot of people think it is a much a layer so one question will meet me decide to step back the issue here is whether the administrative agency and questioned HHS has the authority to create the accommodation that it created a lot of help of what the issue was not the issue is not whether the constitution requires that the combination it's not whether the religious freedom restoration act requires this accommodation it's really a question of administrative law did the agency create accommodation in the correct way and what the acting within its authority when it did during the oral argument hi I thought that the some of the justices seem to be talking about trying to re litigate questions that I I don't really think are the ones that are presented unification people could be about whether the contraception coverage mandate is a good idea or whether the hobby lobby case was correctly decided you know what what happened here the the federal agency determined to change its own rules and then some state the card is that because he didn't like that changing the rules they were going to say that they lack the power to change them and I act that the court is not going to agree with that claim some other additional fun kind of log geek technical question like the federal District Court have the power to issue a nationwide injunction on a policy or does it have the power only issue an injunction within its jurisdiction and do they have what's called standing to challenge changes to federal regulations we because they predicted those changes will result in some cost to them I'm a law professor or you know log each perspective and all kinds of things falling around in this case but it's not really about whether or not one believes that contraception coverage mandate is a good idea or whether one believes that the hobby lobby case was rightly divided some of the justices seem to be talking to a broader audience perhaps and yeah justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who by the way was participating from the Johns Hopkins hospital after undergoing gallbladder treatment yesterday she kept coming back to the cost of exemptions to women saying that this would be tossing to the winds Congress's intent that women have seamless and no cost coverage yes the popping to the wind damage I think three different times that might be a good example of what I'm talking about I mean it's clear that doesn't convert think that the change in regulations that the HHS adopted are are are bad policy but you know the question of what Congress's intent was that is I think a little more complicated I mean after all the portable character self didn't contain a contraception coverage mandate that was created by the administrative agencies have now decided to re craft the accommodation in the agency is changing it you don't roll the clock going against what Congress actually Anderman exemption from the coverage mandate from the very beginning that it is never been a blanket requirement there always been employers who are exempt in a balancing act so I think the claim that the latest regulations are a dramatic departure from what Congress did it difficult to maintain the better complaint it seems to me you know the kind of administrative law complaint that the agency crafted the new accommodation in a way that might not have followed the strict requirements for notice and comment on the outside complication and so on but it came time to in which state that so long as the agency does get that input at some point it's permissible but you were I think you're exactly right to pick up on the fact that we just didn't Berg was speaking to a larger audience about the broader policy question but I don't really think that broader policy questions the legal question before the court in this particular

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Hobby Lobby closes its stores after defying coronavirus stay-at-home orders

America First with Sebastian Gorka

00:28 sec | 1 year ago

Hobby Lobby closes its stores after defying coronavirus stay-at-home orders

"Hobby lobby says the ongoing threat the coronaviruses forced it to close its doors until further notice the Oklahoma City based arts and crafts chain says it's for allowing all of its store employees in many of its corporate and distribution workers many state and local governments have issued orders to close all nonessential businesses to curb the spread of covert nineteen hobby lobby initially resisted those efforts saying the sale of fabric was essential but citations issued in Colorado and Texas push the retail chain to change its

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Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

AP News Radio

00:48 sec | 1 year ago

Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

"The spread of the new coronavirus is bringing big changes to the business and shopping environment Walmart has announced new social distancing guidelines the world's largest retailer will be setting up lines for customers to ensure there are no more than five customers for every one thousand square foot of store craft store hobby lobby is bowing to pressure and closing its doors several major US airlines have filed for federal relief grants air travel measured Thursday is ninety percent lower than the same time last year even corona beer is being shut down by the new coronavirus most breweries in Mexico suspended operations but in the U. S. gun sales are up eighty five percent higher than this time last year I am Jackie Quinn

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Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

AP News Radio

00:48 sec | 1 year ago

Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

"The spread of the new coronavirus is bringing big changes to the business and shopping environment Walmart has announced new social distancing guidelines the world's largest retailer will be setting up lines for customers to ensure there are no more than five customers for every one thousand square foot of store craft store hobby lobby is bowing to pressure and closing its doors several major US airlines have filed for federal relief grants air travel measured Thursday is ninety percent lower than the same time last year even corona beer is being shut down by the new coronavirus most breweries in Mexico suspended operations but in the U. S. gun sales are up eighty five percent higher than this time last year I am Jackie Quinn

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Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

AP News Radio

00:48 sec | 1 year ago

Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up for grants

"The spread of the new coronavirus is bringing big changes to the business and shopping environment Walmart has announced new social distancing guidelines the world's largest retailer will be setting up lines for customers to ensure there are no more than five customers for every one thousand square foot of store craft store hobby lobby is bowing to pressure and closing its doors several major US airlines have filed for federal relief grants air travel measured Thursday is ninety percent lower than the same time last year even corona beer is being shut down by the new coronavirus most breweries in Mexico suspended operations but in the U. S. gun sales are up eighty five percent higher than this time last year I am Jackie Quinn

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Paint-by-Number Kits, The Tonight Show, Dots Homestyle Pretzels

Parenting Roundabout

05:19 min | 1 year ago

Paint-by-Number Kits, The Tonight Show, Dots Homestyle Pretzels

"We'll take a break from talking in complaining obsessing and instead shouting out things other people are doing that. We think you'll find useful ever as enjoyable as we do with all this around about roundup. I just wanted to start by shouting out. An activity not necessarily a brand work a specific company but an activity that has been keeping my family somewhat busy over the last couple of days. One that We hadn't done since my kids were a lot younger but My daughter has bought herself a big paint by number. You know painting right not the the ones that are kids when they're younger but kind of a more complicated one and she's been working on that and every once in a while somebody will stop by and add to it and just kind of sitting on our kitchen table so if you're looking for something to do says she ended at. Hobby lobby if it still or you can order online. But she's been doing this paper numbers thing. She's doing it passing the time fun on bed. It's a real be able to cover the walls of your whole house. We'll have a gallery by the end of US right so you're looking for something to do. Yeah bickers the paint by numbers. Give happy you. Terry well it. It's probably a risk to mention a a corona virus related entertainment options because things are changing so quickly. Who knows where things will be by the time you actually listen to this podcast? If things will still be available in going but I wanted to mention we mentioned earlier in the week that Laura had invited kids to share their council high school musical performances and other performances on her instagram page. And that is a really fun thing to sift your way through. Especially if you're someone like me who cries when you see young people Doing you know singing and dancing. It's very emotional. But that's very sweet. Jennifer Garner did a similar thing. So you can look at her I think that Laura Bananas is Hashtag Sunshine Stories and Jennifer Garner is. Hey Jen look at me. But we'll have the correct ones in the show notes if those wrong But also I've been enjoying all the late night shows. I guess if shut down because they don't have to have audiences and they don't have to have their crew and all the large number of people together to do that but various of them are putting things online and Jimmy Fallon is doing the tonight show from home with you. Know graphics drawn by his kids who actually has two daughters are very much you know. He's sitting trying to tell a joke in their crawling all over him and you know laughing in jumping around and doing stuff. His wife is filming it And he's then a face timing with his guests so on one of them Lhamo. Verandah was on it and on another one. Jennifer Garner was on it. So you know talking from their homes and it's just very loose and very of looks sort of like if you were trying to do something like this it would look about the same and it's just a very fun thing to look at your trying to kill some time in our long national period of urine boredom. And HAVE YOU CATHERINE. Well something to eat while while you're watching This these are the I know this. These things that came out of nowhere. I guess there from from Maryland or something but a- I think either my daughter or my husband I discovered these dots homestyle pretzels. On't yes which you know last week. Terry recommended Pretzel Pop tarts which I can now second So these they have a flavoring they it. It's not like it's not like honey mustard. It's not really ranch but it's not super spicy is just like this really nice. Savory flavor that comes on these these home style pretzels. They're like little twists and they're so good and then when I was in the store the other day I actually saw that they have candy bars with these things in is this. I did resist the urge to pick one up but that may change the next time. I brave the grocery store. Well this whole thing is excellent. Excuse for snacking. 'cause yes you know. You don't have to avoid that stuff under stressful situations such as this anything goes. Yes yes I should have. Just gone ahead thinking of ditching weight watchers membership but they are very trying times and you might need some pretzels to get yum. I will be looking those up now. Yes so along with your painting and your fun things to watch have some missiles and that'll do it for another week of parenting

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on Behind the Bastards

Behind the Bastards

08:17 min | 1 year ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on Behind the Bastards

"Billion dollars which is obviously an incredibly wide possible rage. Isis is department of Natural Resources. This antiquated division charged a twenty percent tax on saleable antiquities and most experts seem to think the group probably didn't make more than a few million dollars from its looting program but that is plenty the of money to carry out horrific attacks the November two thousand fifteen Paris attacks for example killed one hundred thirty people in cost roughly ten thousand dollars. It is worth noting. Of course course that in two thousand ten and eleven isis was not really a thing. But it's precursors did exist and so did other extremist groups like Al Qaeda who profited from the sale of antiquities in Iraq. Back the simple reality of the situation that people who buy antiquities in Iraq have at that and at that point had no way of knowing that who they would support with their purchases. Most experts simply advise people not to make these kind of purchases since it's impossible to do so in not fund terrorists and the illegal theft and destruction of cultural artifacts but the green family didn't care about any of that that they wanted fancy old Bible Shit for their music as I mentioned earlier. Steve Green traveled to the UAE meeting with an antiquities expert. She advised him not to the purchase. Any of the clearly shady artifacts offer her exact quote was I would regard the acquisitions of any artifact likely from Iraq as carrying considerable risk and and I found an interview with this expert conducted later on a blog dedicated antiquities research and study. Here's how she described the reaction to her warning. I can't say they reacted one way or the other they. They didn't seem surprised or upset. which in hindsight is kind of surprising? The impression I had at the time is that they were only considering buying antiquities. I had no idea until I read the complaint release later last tweak. This was already in process. They already earlier in July before I talked to them looked at cuneiform tablets. You would think if I'm talking about you have to do this. And that. And they're already in negotiations they would have had at some reaction to what I said. I'm pretty mystified as to why they bothered to have me do this for them. What do you think they had her for them? Reason just like they're interested in the history and the WII became clear later. Hobby lobby wired one point. Six million dollars to seven different bank accounts accounts associated with five separate people to buy the items the the artifacts shipped to the United States and numerous packages with fake labels identifying them as tile samples the packages were also shipped to multiple locations in doing so hobby lobby in the green family followed well established procedures for smuggling illegally obtained cultural antiquities in that interview with the antiquities expert at quoted from earlier. The interviewer asks her if she thinks the Greens might have just consulted her to learn how the legal process for importing artifacts works so they could more easily devise a scheme to break the law. Aw here's her response. I suppose one can't rule that out which would be very upsetting to me. I can't rule that out. My goal was to discourage them from doing the wrong thing by telling them all the wrong things they could do do. I thought they would not want to do those things. I can't rule out. It was all the opposite that they used my advice to evade the law as opposed to follow the law can't run out Christian and this is where religious we believe in morality. Yeah they have very consistent morality. Yeah which is that. All that matters is what they think of the Bible Bowl and not preserving historical antiquities or avoiding funding terrorism and foreign countries. Because that has nothing to do with Christianity in America. There's nothing to do. which is all that matters to them? Yeah which which is like. It's disgust like like. There were a lot of like groups like the Free Burma Rangers which are like a heavily Christian organization dedicated to providing like emergency medical care in war zones and stuff and so these are like very religious people who would like go get shot in order to provide emergency first aid to people fighting and dying and Mozell at the same time. Time is these billionaires who call themselves. Christians are like funding violence around the world in order to Fancy Museum. Yeah it's sickening. Yeah I like that I talked about it. Seems like a real Christian thing to do. Yeah Yeah it's providing emergency medical to vulnerable people that does let's see more Christian than funding Al Qaeda by stealing artifacts. It seems like it but maybe it's not I'm not I'm not but we're forgetting Mark Twenty three thirty when Jesus stole the Statue of Liberty in order to hide it in his underground lair. You actually had a Bible verse in your head our quoting. That's the one that's right next to his his giant coin and Yeah his giant coin and his Mona Lisa. He has the original course. Yes yeah. It's got that one painting that got cleaned wrong. And now Samir. Yeah that's his. That's his piece. Like the center center of his whole. His whole life has been leading up to getting that. Yeah the nonstick versus who just about Jesus stealing art. That's the way the church had to suppress them. Yeah I'm well well versed in history and religion so I know exactly what you're talking about now fortunately the Greens were I smuggling artifacts than they are imposing religious law on the United States. Customs caught them in January of two thousand eleven a Border Patrol Begin. Seizing objects. Roughly three thousand four hundred fifty in total that hobby lobby had illegally imported the resulting civil asset. Forfeiture case bore a hilarious name the the United States of America versus approximately four hundred and fifty ancient cuneiform tablets and approximately three thousand ancient clay. July that's amazing. That was that was down. Yeah that's the name of the case. Yeah that is good stuff now. Hobby Bobby Lovey was caught red-handed and they didn't even really try that hard to defend themselves ob. The company claims to have accepted responsibility for its past conduct promised to revise its internal procedures which is meaningless because their employees were warned by an expert not to do what they did before the acquisition process began but David Green Light and claimed that this is all the result of hobby lobby being new to the antiquities business. I'm making rookie mistakes on the hobby lobby website. He wrote this. We should have exercised more oversight and carefully questioned how the acquisitions musicians were handled. Hobby lobby has cooperated with the government throughout its investigation and with the announcement of today's settlement program. It is pleased that the matter has been resolved. The settlement summit involving hobby lobby returning all the gotten artifacts and paying a fine but they are left in possession of more than forty thousand ancient relics. Some of which will be displayed in their Bible Museum and only a small fraction of which will ever be made available for serious scholars to study. I spent a lot of time reading the blogs of different. Archaeologists antiquities researchers and they all seemed pretty uniformly to agree the the green collection basically kept important historical objects hidden from everyone but a small coterie of experts that the green family personally likes there. Were also in agreement about the fact. The Bible Museum and the Green Collection is almost certainly filled with other stolen and looted items. And I'm going to quote now from one of the more prominent blogs in that ecosystem anonymous Swiss collector quote quote. You can't collect antiquities without risking buying looted ones every purchases or risk. Best just not to do it. You can't collect antiquities on the scale of the Greene's massive scale without certainly buying a lot of loot this is common knowledge held by everyone in the trade. The antiquity business runs on layers of plausible deniability. Not Not asking too many questions leaving things implied but not set opaque business practices lack of regulation claims of not understanding. Law are not an excuse for breaking it. Don't be fooled by this. In in this case the Greens had advisors and independent experts. Who told them flat out that these purchases were wrong? They did it anyway. Why do it then will? We have a lot of research on the topic. Basically the Greens probably able to neutralize their actions by convincing themselves that they were above the law because they were buying me antiquities for magical evangelical purposes sitting them from the darkness obscurity in a non-christian country. Sorry I mean that is speculation there neutralization technique night be a bit different. But it'll be something along those lines. It always is yes. I do think there are looted antiquities in the Museum of the Bible. I think there are lots and lots of looted antiquities in there. I can't prove it to an extent that would let some country make a return claim but police understand there is no legitimate jibbidy source of these kinds of artifacts not on that scale looting as the source and lack of providence is the proof but counterpoint. uh-huh the magic.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on Behind the Bastards

Behind the Bastards

10:59 min | 1 year ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on Behind the Bastards

"Would never see that case at the Supreme Court because it would be stated arbitration so ironically hobby lobby gets to go to the Supreme Court because they want to challenge this but their own employees. Don't get to go to court. That is ironic isn't it and I would. I was GONNA use the Word Fair but Very fair very eric cool morally consistent to enter more ancient while the craft store chain apparently considered the morning morning after pill a clear and present danger to their faith. They did not have the same issue with supporting the Chinese government. The vast majority of hobby lobby's products are made in China. They spend billions thousands of dollars a year importing from that country and up until two thousand sixteen. The Chinese government enforced their one child policy by in part mandatory abortions for pregnant women. David Greene decide. This mattered less than maximizing the profit margins on his knickknacks by having the made in China. So it just like the these beliefs are only ironclad up until they're not As profitable matter. Yeah I mean that's again totally unsurprising But at least they can Deny their employees care that seems go. Yes their employees that they make memorize all the price because barcodes the devil. Of course cody. Oh of course we. I can understand in our society how you might have to deny employees access to certain medicines because the way that they deal with eggs and stuff is against your poorly understood religious beliefs while also being like but we're still going to buy a bunch of stuff from China because that's just the only way to get enough styrofoam roosters. Yeah Yeah but but I can guarantee hobby lobby wouldn't do something like invest millions of dollars in the same drug firms that produce the pills that they say are against their religious beliefs. That would of course be a massive violation elation of what they believe right. Yeah I agree I choose to leave this podcast uh-huh before you make your next point hobby. Lobby's 401K plan for employees. Include some seventy-three million dollars in mutual funds that are heavily invested the very same drug firms that produce emergency contraceptive pills intrauterine devices and drugs commonly used in abortions. It's also worth noting that prior to the ACA hobby be lobbies health. Insurance plan covered all these devices. It's almost as if what really matters to. David was establishing the legal precedent that corporations could discriminate against employees based on religious religious beliefs. It is almost exactly like that. It is almost exactly like that. That's a holy unsurprising thing. Holy Cool and unsurprising and boy howdy. Have the implications of the hobby lobby decision been vast terrifying in her dissent to the two thousand fourteen ruling Justice Ruth Bader GINSBURG declared the court fear has ventured into a minefield. Two years later in two thousand and sixteen the Los Angeles Times evaluated the impact of the ruling. So far. You're like this quote the minefield Ginsburg warned about has now detonated on Thursday. US District Attorney. Sean F Cox Detroit ruled that a local funeral home was well within its rights to fire or a transgender employee because its owner religious belief that gender transition violated biblical teachings Cox's ruling puts the light of Justice Samuel Alito denial in his majority opinion and Hobby lobby lobby at the ruling would provide a shield for a wide range of discriminatory practices by allowing them to masquerade as religious scruples. Our decision today provides no such shield Alito wrote Ginsberg who was on the short the end of the five four decision new better. She said there could be little doubt. That religious claims would proliferate because the courts expansion of religious freedom to corporations invites for profit entities to seek religious based exemptions from regulations. They deem offensive to their faith she asked whereas the stopping point suppose. An employer sincerely held religious. Belief is offended by health coverage of vaccines are paying the minimum wage age or according women equal pay for substantially similar work. Within days of the ruling. There were already forty nine cases from for profit organizations claiming religious objections to the ACA and the ruling is increasingly used to cloak legal discrimination in the robes of religion. Weeden college even argued that the ruling meant they could refuse to fill out medical paperwork stating that they would not pay for contraceptive coverage average. Because doing so was one step in a process that would lead to other entities paying for that coverage well within their rights with employees private lives even if their money wasn't on the line. Fine that's awesome stuff so sneaky. It's still too early to say precisely what the long term impact of the hobby lobby ruling will be but it is clear that it has fundamentally changed the game as regards religious freedom of speech there is now established legal precedent pressed into protect wealthy individual religious extremists from abusing people. They disagree with an almost any conceivable manner. You might note that this is basically a slower less bloody but ultimately just as violent onto way of achieving the same basic goal that Isis set a state completely dominated by extreme religious law with no freedom or ability to dissent. I just wanted to talk about Isis. Cody slip. I have some good news for you because now we're going to get to the part of the story. We're hobby lobby helps to fund the precursor to Isis. I guess that's later is that is that. Lighter Cody Leah. Really sad as is bumming me out. It's a good story. Everybody loves a Happy Story. Yeah everybody does love a happy story a happy. Happy Cody. Yes yes you know. What won't lead to the establishment of a theocracy in the United States that strips people of very basic fundamental human rights in order to maximize as corporate profits IT products and services? That's exactly fresh. I knew it. Yeah I knew how to save the Republic public products and services. That's the problem. There just weren't enough products and services in two thousand fourteen we'll products they don't have services exactly and and this is why podcast will save. The Republic is sheer the sheer deluge of products and services that we can bring in to to to rescue our fellow Americans from this encroaching nightmare. 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This time tomorrow presented by team about for business is now available on on the iheartradio APP or wherever you listen to podcasts. We're back so cody. We just talked about how David Greens goal is basically the establishment of a religious State along the same lines as isis but slower and more profitable of Islamiyah terrorists. David Greene helped to put piles of money in the pockets of Islamic terrorists so he could have a fancy museum. ooh Rent around the same sometime. Hobby lobby won. Its case in the Supreme Court Stories on the company started spreading the word that David Greene was creating a Bible Museum in Washington. DC Politico reported that the museum would likely weekly cost the family more than eight hundred million dollars and involve a repository of tens of thousands of biblical antiquities. The family had recently acquired the mission of the Bible Museum Liam was at first to inspire confidence in the absolute authority and reliability of the Bible Green later modified the slightly to invite people to engage with. Yeah you know what he's doing. Yeah he really does smart cookie in two thousand ten hobby lobby president and Davidson Steve Green visited the United Arab Emirates with an an anti quickies consultant. There they inspected five thousand five hundred. Forty eight artifacts these objects according to a leader legal complaint. We're displayed informally spread on the floor arranged in layers on a coffee offi table and packed loosely in cardboard boxes in many instances with little or no protective material between them. That's how you're supposed to take you to the garage unleash it. Here's the quarter of this. We sell the heroin to now. These antiquities mostly consisted of cuneiform tablets and balls of clay imprinted with ancient seals. The whole situation seemed very shady. And it was the dealers dealers provided. What's called a statement of Providence? See antiquities theft is a major problem particularly in the Middle East since the early nineteen nineties between two hundred and five hundred thousand objects have been looted. It'd from archaeological sites in Iraq alone cylinder seals and cuneiform tablets the same kind of objects that were displayed by Steve Green in the UAE are the most frequently looted items since nineteen ninety cultural objects for Kerry special import restrictions that include criminal penalties. That's not just because the. US government wants to stop. These items from being looted in in fact has much more to do with the worry that the items are being looted by terrorist organizations and used to fund violent attacks across the world during the height of the Islamic state illegal antiquities looted. It'd within its lands were estimated to have been valued at between four billion and seven.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on Behind the Bastards

Behind the Bastards

08:39 min | 1 year ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on Behind the Bastards

"Have the Knicks which is as useless sports team as a tiny picture frame get the knack? I don't know what the neck is so album. Robert Sports dislike national liked it. Yes yeah we will not go into any more detail about why. The Knicks are terrible but terrible longtime listeners will know how waiting for that episode trump. Oh it has has now. There are different opinions on why Hobby Lobby became a huge success the CFO John cargo credits. David Greens brilliant said merchandising sizing he says the green basically realized that cheap crap like Styrofoam roosters fake books in plastic plants could be produced for pennies overseas and then sold for dollars to American customers customers and they're turned out to be an endless appetite. Among realtors setting up show homes hotels looking to decorate on the cheap and little old ladies with a love of knickknacks and so David's business exploded from selling cheap poorly decorative crap in mass. So that's I mean. Yeah that's that yeah there you go. That's that's all. Oh Wow what a good good idea. I think at times about like how when the world is like dying and I'm like sitting upon one of the last bits of land that like peaks above the the the boiling oceans choking the last remaining life on the surface. How I will explain to children why we let this happen and I am excited to talk with them about about hobby lobby all right? Here's the first well. The oceans had to die because we needed Styrofoam roosters to put up in corners of the house. That didn't have decorations. Yes and I'd like to. I'd like to see that scene gathering around the fire That you actually don't need like you said the boiling oceans yeah. The oceans are boiling injured in soot treating treating wounds Arguing wounds with Styrofoam. Bruce Argue over. WHO IS GONNA eat who I like? WHO's the first to go? Oh that's going to be good. But then the tail of hobby lobby so one. Major reason for the success of Hobby be lobby. Came down to luck and good timing right around the time. His first store opened The hippies of the United States became enthralled with beads. The bead buying craze started right at the the same time that green began expanding his business and it fueled hobby lobby spread to a second six thousand square foot location green was able to quit his job at TJ and why he recalls that his wife wife was not happy with this she was real comfortable with me working at Tj and why they were doing two billion a year in sales one hundred thousand dollars. Of course they're gone now and we're making three billion. He's not wrong. Wait are you still married. Oh yeah okay so. This isn't just like a resentful. She said this but actually where it's is billions of dollars now. No no it's more like a My my my wife. You know this is why the man is the business sense in the family because my wife would have had us yeah working for doom dinner prize instead of selling Styrofoam Rooster stall in sundry. Yeah yeah now. We're doing great because of the good work that we do because as of the good work that we do Hobby lobby today is one of the largest businesses of its kind in the World Operating Five hundred twenty stores in thirty two states David Green and his family are the sole owners of the business and over the course of his career. Greens net worth has soared to more than four and a half billion. I think it's even more than that now. because there are no shareholders or co owners. David gets run hobby lobby exactly the way he wants. And since he is an evangelical Christian that's been woven into the character of the business. Sometimes this manifest itself and wacky ways for example products and hobby lobby do not have barcodes. There's two explanations for this. Yeah it should be. The official explanation from David. Green is that computerized point of sale systems. Make his employees less knowledgeable about inventory because they rely on a computer to tell them where things go and what things cost and well. It costs more money for the business to have employees like updating prices by hand and it leads to better staff because they know where everything is and what it costs and they have an understanding. That's deeper of the inventory which makes sense. That's not an illogical vehicle theory to bum me out but that's actually a good answer. That's a very good answer. However some suggest this hard line against barcodes has more to do with the fact that large chunks of the Evangelical Christian population belief that bar codes are the mark of the beast? This rumor is largely perpetuated. Weighted by folks in Blogs Barcode conspiracies. And I really have no idea what the truth is but hobby lobby. Employees regularly talk about the idea that the barcodes there are no bar codes in the business. Because it's the mark of the devil. There's a whole like like they're you could find in the era of VHS like whole VHS tapes explaining how like the Bar Code is the mark of the beast and like all of the different dashes. Really stand for six six and it's the devils way of getting into capitalism. Yeah so okay. So the conspiracy stuff like the blogs that are talking about. This aren't people being like making up a wild accusation. It's based show people who evolved numbers of people. Yeah and they believe that the barcodes are evil so is a belief yes and it. Just the conspiracy is that that's why they don't do it at hobby lobby specifically but it exactly that is the that belief leaf is a thing that at least a couple of million Americans believe. Oh that's too many David. David has a reasonable explanation for why hobby lobby doesn't use barcodes. But there's a lot of people you better like come on. No I answer was so good. Yeah it's a really good answer. Yeah it's one of those things where it's like. Oh that makes complete sense at no point over. There used to be this amount because I did it my hand. Yeah Oh okay so yeah now David Greens choice to not use. Barcodes Is is fine regardless avoid does it. You know he has that right. He proprietor of what's less fine. In my opinion of the ways in which he's chosen to spend his fortune and interviews. David will frequently claim that God is the real manager of his three billion dollar per year empire. He told Forbes this this if you have anything where I have anything. It's because it's been given to us by our Creator so I've learned to say look. This is yours God. It's all yours I'm going to give it to you. And when he talks about how he uses his wealth and interviews. David tends to say things like this. I want to know that I have affected people for eternity. I believe leave I am. I believe what someone knows Christ as their personal savior. I've affected eternity. I matter ten billion years from now. Yeah this is. We're going to okay. Yeah so too much care for that. You don't affect people for eternity by selling them colored mirrors bookings and also the fact that the phrasing affect people. Yeah settling it's unsettling it's like weirdly clinical and like specify what you mean. It's not great. It's not great it's it's not great Billions of euro. That's billion ten billion years power. That's that's some scientology it is. Delusions right there. Yeah so David. Green is currently the largest individual donor to evangelical causes in the United States in nineteen ninety nine nine he bought an old. Va Hospital in Little Rock Arkansas and turned it into a church. This proved to be the start of more than three hundred million dollars in donations to establish churches on fifty different properties. Other the Christian leaders have come to see Green as something of Venture Capital Fund for their religion. He receives proposals on a daily basis for churches and religious schools that need his support and some four. He gave eighteen million dollar building to Jerry. Falwell's Liberty University a few years later you paid off yeah This is going in so much worse if a direction a few years later he paid off the numerous debts for Oral Roberts University. He founded numerous Christian foundations through which is distributed attributed one point four billion copies of Christian literature in more than one hundred countries. The one hope foundation focuses on providing scripture to children aged four to fourteen the every home for Christ Rice Foundation sends missionaries with Bible booklets door to door in the global south when people suggest that maybe delivering food or medicine might be more useful than bibles in many of these countries. Green has a prepared pared response. It's.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on The Big 98

The Big 98

02:48 min | 1 year ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on The Big 98

"A bold work retail and work to hobby lobby and more uniform the phone to be like a hobby lobby this is Bobby I didn't get any girls and so I wrote the song is called hobby lobby Bobby sometimes when you itself can structure paper and some you'll need some glitter and some macaroni for the make some planets out of I played a replica paper mache my name is if you my name is there's a poster board Hey my name is my name is he is if you just call me my name is it coming up Lena.

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US top court divided as it ponders LGBT rights

Leland Conway

05:34 min | 1 year ago

US top court divided as it ponders LGBT rights

"The United States Supreme Court appeared it deeply divided yesterday according to a USA today on a major civil rights question whether gay and transgender people are covered by federal law barring employment discrimination on the basis of sex the court's ruling in three cases which are not expected until next year seem to hands on president Donald Trump two nominees associate justice Neil Gorsuch called the dispute over transgender rights close but more likely an issue for Congress to address associate justice Brett Kavanaugh directed his only question to a lawyer for to employers that fire gay workers leaving his position in doubt about Byron Henry is a constitutional legal expert he joins us now on news radio eight forty WHAS brought Byron thanks for coming on what do you make of this it seems as though gay and transgender people would be covered but I guess the question is who would this also it enter the arena of affecting religious rights where like say a church doesn't want to hire somebody who lives a life style that goes against the biblical beliefs what to bring their Leyland first of all when the statute was passed in nineteen sixty four most believe that the word sex because of sex gender meaning if you take action one into discrimination male or female that's right and Congress has actually gone back on multiple occasions and attempted to abandon the civil rights bill to include sexual orientation is a fail so there's a strong argument that Donald this because of gender not include sexual orientation but the Congress didn't intended to otherwise they would have tried to change the statute that being said we corkage pointed out justice Gorsuch pointed out that there are textual argument for including trans gendered sexual orientation under the term because of sex with respect your second question I would say that there's already exemption in the law for religious organizations such as churches that don't hire female pastors that technically discrimination based on sex the third step based on religious beliefs so I believe that this would not affect core religious organizations such as churches and church schools and what not we may have computer for litigation on what the religious organizations as we did in the hobby lobby based on religious freedom but it would not affect the ability of churches and church schools in real what we what I would consider a religious organization they continue to practice their faith based on the law that exists today yeah it seems pretty clear to me I mean as long as there's an exemption for churches and church organizations I II people that are in a position of upholding doctrine they need to be selective that's just that's just based on like you know from the state for the same reason you would need to hire a CEO who had an expertise that running businesses and and expertise in whatever it is that your company is selling yet to be selective of that because of the doctrine but outside of that like in the case of hobby lobby or some other company that's Christian own if you're if you're open for business you got a higher all employees treat all employs the same doesn't matter what their sexual orientation is or or what they identify as so it feels like this is kind of a cut and dry thing why would the Supreme Court be struggling with this decision as long as there's religious exemptions because it's a policy decision to what the court probably thinking is there's no way when Congress wrote this fall they intended to protect sexual orientation and bike but for a patient as a couple of pointed out what's considered a mental illness even even though that has progressed obviously that's not still the case it was considered a mental illness at the time that Congress what was that the F. M. bank so I think recorded voice one academic are just out there okay all of the I don't think it's not good policy they're just saying you're still Gorsuch yet we don't abandon update statute cargo hold Congress amends got you we just tell you what the statute says selling or other academic exercise right let me predict what happens here trump is a nominated to construction is judges who recognize the limits of the power of the Supreme Court they're gonna go Hey Congress you need to fix this and then the left is gonna go absolutely not saying look what trump did he hates gays that's what's gonna happen but that that's probably what's going to happen that would say that if if but justice Gorsuch does turn and go with the administer of girl get fit the distribution and and determine that this that they are protected the L. G. B. T. are protected as well as sexual orientation under this law then you might have another chance to to to like Robert or Kevin all come along board and be in the majority would say if they know that that would be the majority opinion and just come along with it and and basically make it not even close well that's a possibility but I think this is going to be a close call though because Gorsuch has been very staunch in his views it is forced him to vote it's an integration cases and some criminal cases with the liberals because he he basically take take very eccentric libertarian have very strict textual regional public meaning kite view and and I don't think he's likely to strike back all of right in but it but but the having that viewpoint in this case would have been voting against this and saying it goes back to the Congress right right you're exactly right and so what he is he may think it's good policy in the United States is ready for the right to protection it should already have it doesn't seem to be able to persuade Neil Gorsuch in the other cases we discussed when he had a few of the constitution it doesn't matter what he has to vote for or against the exponent of statutory construction the way you believe that you have read it Congress you get

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Is the Popeye's Chicken Sandwich Here to Save America?

Markley and Van Camp

03:16 min | 1 year ago

Is the Popeye's Chicken Sandwich Here to Save America?

"Popeye's has this new chicken sandwich and apparently it's supposed to be really good I haven't had one yet okay but that's not enough in these troubled times in which we live of course now the chicken you eat has to be a social statement for what you believe it has to be a statement against chick fillet because these evil people have the audacity to donate to the salvation army our whole big it's at home there is a New Yorker piece so there has been some reaction saying oh wow it's like this in which is so good it's like going to kick fully but without the hate there's a New Yorker piece for some special sauce you for little hate on there can I get to to package the honey mustard and one packet of hate extra spicy unreal these days so so I thought the story hop in a couple days ago it was just a few people on Twitter so I thought I don't know if this is really newsworthy at the New Yorker published a piece this week called the Popeye's chicken sandwich is here to save America save America I'll just read one paragraph from it for some dieters put off by chick fillet is right leaning corporate politics and widely known funding of anti gay activism Popeye's appeals as a chicken sandwich with less overt moral compromise the advocate the LGBT interest magazine ran a story about the sandwich under the headline more flavor less homophobia boy that narrative man is so tired what is anti gay about chick fillet what it goes on and on and on my gosh because the owners a Christian he's given to different Christian organizations the end with his money and ask you to give any money either way well right and in fairness I mean whenever you walk into a chick fillet they ask you DO idea if you're a guy they ask you if you like guys are you like women and if you say you like guys they will serve you a way that doesn't happen our records if you start dancing a kicked out I mean my it's crazy it's ridiculous Dan then again the Twitter war right back and forth yeah there is a back and forth and then when he signed in and says I mean I don't know what you're even talking about we have the best chicken sandwich well when when the full the Larry Bird the all out here fight about which of these fools as a second best chicken sandwich when these okay so you got you got an owner of a fast food restaurant chain that gives the Planned Parenthood going out you know what I just like my delicious sandwich without the dead babies what is that offensive what what my gosh man shut the heck up so stupid was that over the line what now I I I've I'm a bit stunned them trying to shake myself loose from that one in there no because if you did that day in the narrative would be conservatives outraged at chicken restaurant they would be exposed for as silly as this whole thing about chick fillet really is yeah that is true that is true then it builds chick fillet is inside a hobby lobby to make it really

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Does the Military Teach a Sleep Meditation Technique?

BrainStuff

05:37 min | 2 years ago

Does the Military Teach a Sleep Meditation Technique?

"Today's episode is brought to you by IBM. SMART is open open is smart i._B._M.'s combining their industry expertise with open source leadership of Red Hat. Let's unlock the world's potential. Let's put smart to work learn more at I._B._M.. Dot Com slash slash red hat welcome to brain stuff production of iheartradio. Hey brain stuff lauren Boban here getting good sleep is important for everyone. It's essential for optimal cognitive performance physiological Michael Processes emotional regulation and quality of life but the National Sleep Foundation founded. It's two thousand eighteen annual sleep index study that just ten percent of American adults prioritize sleep over other things in their daily lives such as fitness nutrition work social life and hobbies. Lobbies and personal interests in the study just thirty five percent of those surveyed describe their sleep. Quality is good while twenty two percent said it was fair and twelve percent rated their sleep quality as poor. Most adults should get between seven and nine hours of sleep per night and the effects of sleep deprivation when you don't get enough sleep can be serious so what's one to do when they either can't fall asleep or simply. Don't get good quality of sleep when they do a pop culture legend of sorts suggests that the military might have the answer the members of the armed forces do have to sleep in dangerous and stressful environments all the time and the consequences of Parsley for soldiers on missions can be catastrophic soldiers on deployment often have unpredictable schedules that conflict with their natural circadian rhythms and they have small sleep quarters that double is personal and leisure space. That's why soldiers reportedly use a meditation technique that helps them or anyone fall into restful sleep in two minutes according to a November two thousand fifteen report from the U._S.. Army a metric called. The performance triad is used to assess and improve soldiers readiness in the areas of physical activity nutrition and sleep. The report revealed that almost one third of soldiers get less than five hours of sleep per night one out of every twenty active duty soldiers takes prescription sleep medication and sleep deprivation can increase the risk of soldiers developing post traumatic stress disorder the report includes the performance triad course offered to soldiers provides technical sleep techniques to help them get as much rest as possible while on deployment it also suggests soldiers aim to get eight hours of sleep in a twenty four hour period and avoid caffeine six hours before bedtime includes advice on how to use caffeine or energy drinks to improve performance while minimizing their impact on sleep. Although this report demonstrates the army's understanding of the importance of sleep it includes no mention of Meditation Asleep Tool. So where did this oft-cited technique come from the technique was developed in the U._S.. Navy pre flight school. It appears to have entered entered popular culture by way of Nineteen eighty-one self-help book. That's now out of print called relax and win championship performance. The author Lloyd Bud Winter was by then a well known track and field coach. The book is actually based on research that winter conducted as as a naval ensign after World War Two years before the book's publication winters technique was tested on two groups and winters navy pre flight academy to teach naval aviators how to properly relax and fall asleep faster the test group outperformed the control group in numerous. I tests and drills and after six weeks ninety six percent of the group could fall asleep practically on command so while the technique has seen a resurgence lately thanks to some mentions in the press. It's definitely not new but it is courtesy of the military. Winter described the process of this book to physically relaxed quickly in short his technique leads you through full body relaxation and then helps you clear your mind you start by slowly relaxing the muscles in your face including your tongue and lips then moved onto your shoulders arms and torso let each muscle go limp and breathe slowly as you concentrate on relaxing focus on your chest while you take deep breaths and exhale releasing your tension with your breaths once your upper body muscles feel relaxed move down to your thighs calves and feet consider them dead weight finally take three deep breaths and when you let them out blow out all of your remaining tension the process should take about a minute and a half it takes practice to relax your body on command so the trick is to I tense up each area. Area and then relax it clear your mind by concentrating on a calming mental image in theory. You should fall asleep pretty quickly based on recent military publications. It's unclear if this technique is still taught or widely used but if you haven't insomnia or just aren't getting a good night's rest. There's certainly no harm in trying it. Today's episode was written by series three and produced by Tyler claim. Breen stuff is a production of iheartradio's. How stuff works more than this and lots of other relaxing topics visit our home planet? How stuff works dot com and for more podcast from IHEART radio is iheartradio APP apple podcasts or wherever you listen to your favorite shows I'm Dana Schwartz and I'm the host of noble blood a new history podcast from iheart Radio Aaron Minke that focuses on the stories?

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Zuckerberg seems to suggest Holocaust deniers have a place on Facebook

Bill Handel

04:47 min | 3 years ago

Zuckerberg seems to suggest Holocaust deniers have a place on Facebook

"Handle here and the morning brew and we, continue with handle on. The, news Jennifer, Jones Lee Wayne Resnick and me well later today this is, going, to be big, protests outside Maxine Waters office It's a group called the oath keepers they are described well they, call themselves a patriotic organization the southern poverty Law Center calls them one of the largest anti-government groups, in the US for. The, southern poverty, Law Center is not necessarily percent credible or unbiased on but They say oh you told people to harass the Trump administration so we're gonna come. Right protests your office except, here is the problem with the premise that those people that are arguing that she said, to harm individuals in the. Trump, administration she never did, what she said is confront them at, restaurants and movie theaters confront them and let them know she never said harm. Them and now it's being portrayed as, she somehow it, says, you go and hurt those people, which is simply not true now I. Think she's despicable but I've always thought Maxine Waters despicable but she didn't say what their accuser of Saint and thereby be counter, protests Side crossed it does turn violent, oh yeah, well speaking of clarifying what they said, Mark Zuckerberg, is trying to clarify what he. Said about, holocaust, deniers I'll make sure we follow up and. Get you answers to let's put that within context so he said in an interview Wednesday that he would not automatically remove denials that the holocaust took place from Facebook and he's. Saying look I find this terribly offensive but he's looking at the first amendment on this one anything I'm not. Going to take it down, immediately if basically just because I'm offended by it does not mean necessarily have to take, and he has a point. Now, what he is saying, of course against individuals he said when, it comes to an individual attack for example the sandy hook parents that's different People are going. On the internet saying you're liars your liars your, liars he, said that is appropriate take however when, you're talking, about a general concept of history What it's how do. You stop, holocaust deniers from going, on the internet the internet is a platform of free speech and who didn't and who decides how far you, go with, that for example what if someone said only three million Jews were killed in the. Holocaust as? Opposed to the six and therefore you? Holocaust you experts quote experts and those, that are proclaiming that, six billion. You guys are a bunch. Of. Liars, does that does that not go on the internet Private company, so he he's got a decide where he wants to draw the line for his. Own best? Interests first of all it's public company Well. I mean it's, it's not the Right it is. But it's it's an. Issue of respect it's your free speech let me tell you, when you talk about these major platforms. You cannot argue these are private companies they are the basis of information. Now, that everybody in the world gets well that's an interesting thing you bring up because of the, next step in that line of thinking is they start to encumber the same obligation that? The. Government, has to, not censor speech yeah And I think it's not a hobby lobby for? Example A private organization that says. It will not provide insurance for. Its people for contraception it's this. Is I don't know that's. It's, just a stupid analogy I take, that back lease gentlemen the jury disregard that, last statement Wow Harvey Weinstein's lawyers. Want federal judge to dismiss. The, defamation lawsuit brought by Ashley Judd One All, right that, John you want to do it. Again and one of the things that they're alleging seems pretty crazy It's not that crazy well it. Depends on how you look at it they yeah they say That Ashley Judd and Harvey, Weinstein had a deal. Right. That if she won. An, Academy Award in one of his films he. Could? Touch, her right Now of course sounds, like an outrageous way, to try to slam, her she admitted that..

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

WMAL 630AM

04:49 min | 3 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on WMAL 630AM

"Way i took this hobby lobby decision and in this situation and talking about about how the government has a compelling interest to facilitate access to contraception for the employees of these religious organizations coupled with the first point made in the decision in the right would be that if congress creates the law saying it must be done however in the courts there is this exemption found for companies like hobby lobby and remember these were the closely held companies smaller companies they have a right to have their their their religion essentially right and their moral beliefs as a company and so they were granted essentially that exemption in that case however if the government has created law that says you know that it it is congress has i'm sorry yes if congress has created the law which governs hi laws created but if congress creates law the law is still the law of the land then and and and again we could be splitting hairs here then i could see why he says the government does have a compelling interest in this case if hobby lobby is giving the exemption and hobby lobby isn't you know the isn't held to that standard to provide that contraception or actually facilitate access to contraception i would by the way have a question as to what that phrase actually means are we talking about paying for or are we talking about making it available because there's there's more or is he just a is is the acknowledging that is the this is the whole point is is he acknowledging that since congress passed a law and the law right of of course congress has a compelling interest yes but hobby in writing facilitating access but hobby lobby can still stay you know stay out of debt at night but i would ask david french then is is david french thing is is david french opinion the fact that congress should never pass a law stating that we will pay for contraceptives right through general tax dollars right yeah yeah i mean because i i i'm sure most conservatives would say yeah that that's not the that's not the role of government that's i guess my point is is that david french's point right right that that that is because he doesn't get specific enough in the in in the actual article because the term is you know again compelling interest in facilitating access to contraception but i could again you know as we were discussing during the break the way i'd take that coupled with the other parts of that opinion is that if the government if the if the federal government through congress creates the law and that is the law of the land but hobby lobby is an employer or any other employers exempt from having to provide that and pay for it then there is compelling interest that the government has to provide access or facilitate access to it again that's a this these are broad terms and we've got a lot of questions behind them but i could kind of see the logic as to why cavenaugh would decide that if that's again if if it's if it's going down the road i think it was in terms of the the thought behind that if congress is going to create that law at and the courts decide those companies are exempt from that i don't a compelling there is a compelling my point and i'm still not sure cavenaugh just stating what he viewed as the obvious or was he approving that congress should be doing what they're doing right that that that is the role of of congress or that is the should be the role of the taxpayer right i i know what you're asking yeah okay yeah and and i don't know either i don't know what what kavanagh's point was in that opinion ultimately because and this could be and hopefully we'll be asked by at least one or two senators about okay tell us about this decision here you know do you believe it's the role of government i mean we go back to elena kagan's confirmation process yeah wow and and people don't remember it yeah and it was you know it was during the obamacare thing do you believe that the government should force you to buy a vegetables are or should be able to tell you what vegetables to eat or something along those lines what you have to buy what you have to buy in that would that be unconstitutional right.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on 850 WFTL

850 WFTL

04:54 min | 3 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on 850 WFTL

"You're going to disagree with an scratch your head on basically i'm i'm paraphrasing but the way i took his hobby lobby the decision and in this situation and talking about how the government has a compelling interest to facilitate access to contraception for the employees of these religious organizations coupled with the first point made in the decision in the right would be that if congress creates the law saying it must be done however in the courts there is this exemption found for companies like hobby lobby and remember these really closely held companies smaller companies they have a right to have their their their religion essentially right and and their moral beliefs as a company and so they were granted essentially that exemption in that case however if the government has created law that says you know that it it was congress yes if congress has created the law which but laws created but if congress creates law the law is still the law of the land then and and again we could be splitting hairs here then i could see why he says the government does have a compelling interest in this case if hobby lobby has given the exemption and hobby lobby isn't you know the isn't held to that standard to provide that contraception or actually facilitate access to contraception i would by the way have a question as to what that phrase actually means are we talking about paying for or are we talking about making it available because there's a there's a article why or is he just is is the acknowledging that is that this is the whole point is is he acknowledging that since congress passed a law and the law of course congress has a compelling interest yes but hobby lobby still in right in facilitating access but hobby lobby can still stay you know stay out of that one but i would ask david french then we is is david french thing is is david french opinion the fact that congress should never pass a law stating that we will pay for contraceptives right through general tax dollars right yeah yeah i mean because i i i'm sure most conservatives would say yeah that that's not the that's not the role of government that's why i guess my point is is that david french's point right right right and i don't know that that that is because he doesn't get specific enough in the in the actual article right because the term is you know again compelling interest in facilitating access to contraception but i could again you know as we were discussing during the break the way i take that coupled with the other parts of that opinion is that if the government if the if the federal government through congress creates the law and that is the law of the land but hobby lobby is an employer or any other employers exempt from having to provide that and pay for it then there is compelling interest that the government has to provide access or facilitate access to it again that's a bird this these are broad terms and we've got a lot of questions is behind them but i could kind of see the logic as to why cavenaugh would decide that if that's again if if it's if it's going down the road i think it was in terms of the the thought if congress is going to create that law and the courts decide those companies are exempt from that i don't compelling there is compatible mon mike point and i'm still not sure was cavenaugh just stating what he viewed as the obvious or was he approving that congress should be doing what they're doing right that that that is the role of of congress were that is the should be the role of the taxpayer right i i know draft yeah okay yeah and and i don't know either i don't know what what kavanagh's point was in that opinion ultimately because and this could be and hopefully we'll be asked by at least one or two senators about okay tell us about this decision here do you believe it's the role of government i mean we go back two elena kagan's confirmation problems yeah wow and and people don't remember it yeah and it was you know it was during the obamacare thing do you believe that the government should force you to buy a vegetables or should be able to tell you what vegetables to eat or something along those lines what you have to buy what you have to buy in that yes sir would that be unconstitutional right.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio

760 KFMB Radio

04:54 min | 3 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on 760 KFMB Radio

"To be plenty of decisions that you're gonna disagree with scratch your head on basically i'm paraphrasing but the way i took this hobby lobby decision and in this situation and talking about how the government has a compelling interest to facilitate access to contraception for the employee's of these religious organizations coupled with the first point made in the decision and the right would be that if congress creates the law saying it must be done however in the courts there is this exemption found for companies like hobby lobby and remember these were the closely held companies smaller companies they have a right to have their their their religion essentially right and and their moral beliefs as a company and so they were granted essentially that exemption in that case however if the government is created law that says you know that it it is congress has created i'm sorry yes if congress has created the law which governs laws created but if congress creates law the law is still the law of the land then and and again we could be splitting hairs here then i could see why he says the government does have a compelling interest in this case if hobby lobby is given the exemption and hobby lobby isn't you know the isn't held to that standard to provide that contraception or actually facilitate access to contraception i would by the way have a question as to what that phrase actually means are we talking about paying for or we talking about making it available because there's a there's a article why or is he just is is the acknowledging that is the this is the whole point is is he acknowledging that since congress passed a law and the law enforcement of of course congress has a compelling interest yes but hobby in writing facilitating access but hobby lobby can still stay you know stay out of debt but i would ask david french then is is david french thing is is david french opinion the fact that congress should never pass a law stating that we will pay for contraceptives right through general tax dollars right yeah yeah i mean because i i i'm sure most conservatives would say yeah that that's not the that's not the role of government that's why i guess my point is is that david french's point right right right and i don't know that that that is is because he doesn't get specific enough in the in in the actual article right because the term is you know again compelling interest in facilitating access to contraception but i could again you know as we were discussing during the break the way i'd take that coupled with the other parts of that opinion is that if the government if the if the feds government through congress creates the law and that is the law of the land but hobby lobby is an employer or any other employers exempt from having to provide that and pay for it then there is compelling interest that the government has to provide access or facilitate access to it again that's a bird this these are broad terms and we've got a lot of questions behind them but i could kind of see the logic as to why cavenaugh would decide that if that's again if if it's if it's going down the road i think it was in terms of the the thought behind that if if congress is going to create that law at and the courts decide those companies are exempt from that i don't know where it's compelling there is a compelling my point and i'm still not sure was cavenaugh just stating what he viewed as the obvious or was he approving that congress should be doing what they're doing right that that that is the role of of congress were that is the should be the role of the taxpayer right i i know what you're asking yeah okay yeah and and i don't know either i don't know what what kavanagh's point was in that opinion ultimately because and this could be and hopefully we'll be asked by at least one or two senators about okay tell us about this decision here do you believe it's the role of government i mean we go back to elena kagan's confirmation process yeah yeah wow and and and people don't remember it yeah and it was you know it was during the obamacare thing do you believe that the government should force you to buy a vegetables or should be able to tell you what vegetables to eat or something along those lines what you have to buy yeah what you have to buy especially in that big yes sir would that.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on The Majority Report with Sam Seder

The Majority Report with Sam Seder

02:01 min | 3 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on The Majority Report with Sam Seder

"Yeah hobby lobby has one big difference from the cases i talk about mostly in my book because it's about a federal statute on religious liberty and not about the constitution and so my books mostly about constitutional rights but hobby lobby otherwise very good embodiment of the principles that we've seen in these corporate rights cases the supreme court number one extends a fundamental right to corporations in this case religious liberty that might be thought to be the kind of right only individuals could have and number two the court does so not because corporations are people but because corporations are pass throughs or corporations are associations of people and ultimately the court says that the the law at issue in the hobby lobby case law that required the national chain of craft stores to include birth control in employee health plans the court said that law was a burden on the religious liberty rights of hobby lobby's owners the green family the problem with that that idea thea is that of course if someone were to slip and fall in a hobby lobby store today the green family would be the first ones to say hey we're totally separate legal persons with separately goal writes from our corporation yet when it came to religious liberty the green family wanted to break through that barrier and impose their own religious beliefs on the entity itself or we just waiting an in in that dynamic though even in the context of constitutional law right that's the dynamic that has been going on is that corporations are assuming these rights that are given to their owners but they're not assuming the the the the obligations or the liabilities that's absolutely right and if we think about this hobby lobby case involved a real balance between the religious liberty rights of hobby lobby's owners perhaps but sort of left out of the equation seems to be the twelve or thirteen thousand women employees of hobby lobby for whom health care.

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Mike Rossier, California and Utah discussed on 24 Hour News

24 Hour News

01:11 min | 3 years ago

Mike Rossier, California and Utah discussed on 24 Hour News

"And turns deadly mike rossier has details on death is now attributed to the coli outbreaks linked to romaine lettuce the death was reported in california but no details were immediately provided by state or federal health officials in an update of its numbers the centers for disease control and prevention reports one hundred twenty one people in twenty four states have now been sick and in the outbreak with at least fifty two people hospitalized fourteen people were treated for kidney failure the cdc has added kentucky massachusetts and utah to the list of states reporting illnesses ecoli outbreak has been linked to romaine lettuce grown in yuma arizona mike rossier washington foulland's of ancient iraqi archaeological objects that were smuggled into the us to the head of hobby lobby had been returned to the iraqi government the company also has had to pay a three million dollar fine for its role in small smuggling the artifacts into the us i'm tim maguire ap radio news from the movie hughley poet you always have so much energy do they drink before they come here i'm not sure what happens to the nbc four.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on Slate's The Gist

Slate's The Gist

01:43 min | 3 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on Slate's The Gist

"This is a religious calling for them so how could they possibly see might think i'm just going to go to museum of the bible but i think we wanted to show in the book is despite that pr they really are the religious equivalence of the cook brothers young surfie worry about them and especially if you have children to educate you should worry about the green family and and i just want to make this clear the engine for all of this is the profitability of their stores so shopping there you're giving via a couple of steps nor directly giving through these efforts yeah as he wa when you buy any product us associated with political all religious legislation with which he done agree yes but i would say with hobby lobby it's a little bit more even though chickfila has similar religious beliefs they're not out there trying to affect for culture to quite the degree that hobby lobbies that's very they're not as good a yes if you were unwilling to eat food from chickfila because the religious positions of its own as you certainly shouldn't wanna buy from ability so during the bush administration i think a lot of people learned about the power of the religious right and then the obama was president for eight years seems to have quieted that concern and then comes donald trump who you know claims to be a christian and i know that many christian groups endorsed him but he just seems to be a repudiation of what the evangelical community espouses how does hobby lobby or what does the rise of hobby lobby to say about the fact that trump is the man who won the presidency.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on Slate's The Gist

Slate's The Gist

02:00 min | 3 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on Slate's The Gist

"News of the federal investigation he admitted that they're probably wa he didn't admitted that there was an investigation and then when he tried to explain how this had happened he said well this is like this one time that whole below be inadvertently infringed on copyright and we had to pay a fine and we learned our lesson and now we have a design company within the hobby lobby network it's just like that well it isn't it isn't like that um because people actually die when it comes to black market antiquities and you can never actually just like replace the history of the pulse wants is destroyed is destroyed when every you do this you are perpetuating the market and no one has done more to perpetuate that market than the greens and just because they think it's a business decision doesn't mean that it's not a very serious legal issue so how powerful or the greens and the secular world fide dig do whatever they want with their socalled tablets or dead sea scrolls but how might they affect my life yeah you might think of are just don't go to the museum endure read that book at charlotte michaels water light larry well you should care because this is the family that has changed the way we look at contraception this is the family this trying to put their bible curriculum in to public schools in america doing any toehold as far as our they haven't given out but you will notice if you go back and you look at the republican party platform that for the first time the republican party was talking about doing this in the law selection so that was it seems like now under the current administration they might get further with that and they are rolling out that bible curriculum around the world as we speak to private schools in the uk to schools in israel and they plan will bible museums and they also multinationally funding a lot of legislative activity that wants to roll back the clock on things like prayer in public schools uh marriage equality things like that and then not gonna give up um because.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on Slate's The Gist

Slate's The Gist

02:02 min | 3 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on Slate's The Gist

"Them that they're right in gaza on their side that's right and if you look at the hobby lobby family the greens they've been enormously successful they again from nothing they came from nothing they won this incredible lawsuit that i think a lot of people thought was not going to poss and that they happen tremendously financially successful despite doing things like closing the stores so you could see why they think that they are being guided by god and so you could see why when it comes to influencing religion in america they would think that they will well position for that so what is their brand or branch of evangelical christianity la in terms of what kind of christians are they evangelical is that also fundamentalists which means that they think that everything in the bible is accurate and true they read the king chains version they are also social conservatives they give a lot of money to protect socalled traditional marriage and they do that behind the scenes and that exactly what people think called when they think of conservative evangelical in america they certainly don't heat manga but they hold all the kinds of religious and political positions you might expect new green is not a minister he's not he's a son of menaces any apparently assault really bad that he didn't become minister and this is all about him sort of the filling that goal that he never personally took on when did they store trying to influence public policy is an interesting question so the way that they tell it in that pr campaign surrounding the lawsuit they only saw dead on when they were dragged into the public eye by the big bad government but actually if you go back and look at what they were doing they certainly sodded in the mid2000s that political activism has started with the rising popularity and so in the last election every single potential republican candidate for president except trump went to oklahoma city to try.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on KSFO-AM

KSFO-AM

02:04 min | 4 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on KSFO-AM

"Dot com now and get registered for the five care twelve k race enjoy spectacular views at the baybridge the golden gate bridge and everything in between all of benefiting the special olympics of northern california book kias of old warning show continues dome would brian says look here's what happens now you ready for this is just what what is going on in this country friends plays romans romans codriven plays we have so you have you ever been to a hobby lobby yes i love walking around the hobby lobby of course hobby lobby the the left hates the hobby lobby anyway because of these are christian people there there are authentic christian people and they do a lotta great things with the money that they make off habla hobby lobby very very charitable but i think they came out also or they were they were big against obamacare because of the various mandates involving health insurance including abortions so a hobby always no no no no no no no no no no or contraceptives or some physicist this does not fit with our our companies ideology so anyway they became a target of the left as a result of that that list listen to this okay so you got to a hobby lobby there's just for those of you have never been there any craft project you could ever think of undertake oh absolutely anything you can get the supplies there that's the place to go any thing and so i'm looking at this one display its it's of these are decorative branches from a cotton bush cotton bush i don't know what you call cotton plant okay led and its raw cotton left on the the bridge yeah i mean there some people say let's really pretty hey i could use that for decorated.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on Focus On the Family Daily Broadcast

Focus On the Family Daily Broadcast

02:01 min | 4 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on Focus On the Family Daily Broadcast

"A wake of destruction usually their kids i think i know you well enough that if you were to say if all of this material wealth had come my way at the cost of my kids my marriage i would not want it and there are men particularly her listening right now who you know they've laid it all out there they have worked really hard to try to do well financially and it's come with a price because perhaps they've ignored their primary mission what would you say about that equation i have you may have gained everything in lost the exactly gain yeah i made that statement if i had lost one of my kids um to satan i would give up all all hobby lobby so it's not about that is the least as i said even earlier least blessings that god can give me as finance there are so many other blessings that we need but i think it has to do with our marriage my marriage is more important than my business my children serving the god the lord so i think the most and thing most important thing to me as our legacy we're going to have a legacy here and i think my mother when she passed away a sheep the passed away is a from this world standpoint is nobody but she was in the arms of her daughter and she's the dc them dc them sinn what is it she's angels so that's how important my mother was anti died with the marriage lasted till death she had children were serving god and grandchildren serving god i promise you a billionaire in his deathbed would trade with my mother so those are the things it's we need to look at first so many times on on speaking i will talk about marriage and raising children the same things you're doing more than i will about being successful in business which is important to be good at what you do god is ask us to be.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on WAXE 1370

WAXE 1370

01:37 min | 4 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on WAXE 1370

"Only reason i bring this up folks his to inspire you it's the only place where he says s b now right have you done that mona we i yeah i could tell countless stories about how miraculous things happen then an and the the beauty of that is that there's never been a time where my foot my mindset meant to gosh if i just give that i'll get this it's just never know at my my mindset immediately goes to you know look god says that he's our supply he doesn't he is not even what he gives us it's him 'nother he says in matthew 633 a says seek me i at all these other things of atas it is not about seek in the stuff the stuff is the stuff if we noted he'll send that is not even looking for stuff it's it's looking for him as he then and then above that is the love 'cause he does what your motivation is when i help the girl i wasn't helping you now wasn't giving to some church or something pray it was just a one little human being and i and then it old enough to tell people to keep secret because and then after i did it i was so overcome that afternoon with joy thought oak please give me a billion dollars please i just wanna garage giving it's such a joy to give anywhere walk into hobby lobby aci i walk in the hobby lobby and you know happy lobby store right right there's the guys book it's only 1090 that's hardcover and it says everything i gave i got back and it's all about giving are brought the book but i mean i just i let interview that man there uh but it's just amazing i walk in the hobby lobby after doing that so you know i'm not i don't bring this up on that some great guy in i.

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"hobby lobby" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

As It Happens from CBC Radio

01:45 min | 4 years ago

"hobby lobby" Discussed on As It Happens from CBC Radio

"About2010 hobby lobby was in the process of importing some cuneiform antiquities from iraquh that they were getting from some israeli dealers and some of the shipments of those artefacts were improperly filled out when it comes to their paperwork that their their import paperwork was essentially uh not factual and uh some of these shipments were seized by us customs thus beginning a federal investigation into these illegally imported antiquities and that investigation lasted from 2011 until just yet day has hobby lobby then admitted that it did something wrong it and what and what is the penalty it is being made to pay technically this complaint is not against hobby lobby this is a civil forfeiture and those are somewhat odd in that the complaint is technically made against the object themselves the accused in this case as it were are the form tablets a hobby lobby technically is not being charged with anything and in part that's because it was dealers for whom they had purchased them that shift them with their illegal paperwork so hobby lobby is simply admitting that these items were illegally brought into the country and are giving them up to the us government as effectively contraband and a are they also paying a fine uh they are paying us three million dollars it's not quite a fine uh it is intended to cover other items that they may have a shift in a similar manner what sort of artefacts had hoppy lobby purchased.

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