Friday, February 28, 2014

U.S. Navy exposed sailors to Fukushima radiation

February 28, 2014

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Nearly three years ago reactors at Fukushima in Japan melted down sending radioactivity into the air and water. Sailors on board the USS Reagan were sent to help but turned back as radiation from the nuclear power plants and a metallic taste in their mouths worried them. Sailors are now suing TEPCO and the US Navy. Tune in today live at five on Occupy The Microphone for this story and more.

Thursday, February 27, 2014

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February 27, 2014 

Is Sen. Lindsey Graham blowing smoke to protect rapist in the military? Is the former Air Force judge advocate allowing military tradition to override justice? Why is the Senator from South Carolina against military prosecutors taking company commanders out of the military rape equation? Tune in Live at Five to Occupy The Microphone for this story and more, your News Source for the 99%

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Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The Intercept is blowing the lid off U.S. covert activities

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A New Media outlet called "The Intercept" funded by the founder of Ebay, is making waves reporting on the secrets of the national security state. Laura Poitras, Glen Greenwald and Jeremy Scahill are some of its key reporters. In just over two weeks they have published over a dozen groundbreaking stories. Tune in today Live at Five to Occupy The Microphone and be informed.

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Why does Republican Todd Kincannon still have a state job?

February 25-2014

Todd Kincannon is the Chairman of the Simpsonville Election Commission and a former GOP state leader, last year tweeted that transgender people should be put in camps, tweeted the super bowl sucked worse than Trayvon Martin trying to score some crack and allegedly tweeted someone a picture of his Anthony Wiener. Tune in Live at Five today to Occupy The Microphone as they try to make sense of the senseless.

Monday, February 24, 2014

SC Gov Haley can not make up mind about taking federal aid for state

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Governor Nikki Haley’s administration sought federal disaster assistance dollars during the ice storms of February but Haley and other Republican Governors have turned away federal dollars meant to extend health care coverage to the poor through Medicaid expansion. Is this hypocrisy or something else? This news and more Live at Five on Occupy The Microphone.

Friday, February 21, 2014

Governor Nikki Haley says its her job to keep jobs out of South Carolina

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February 21, 2014 - 5:00PM EST

Governor Nikki Haley says American car companies are not welcome in the state, A State Senator from Beaufort says he wants to legalize cannabis oil in South Carolina and a former U.S. Lieutenant General said Jesus will be armed with a AR-15 during the second coming. This news and more live at five on Occupy The Microphone!

Thursday, February 20, 2014

Nikki Haley, Keystone XL & Ted Nugent

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South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley settles Occupy Columbia's 1st amendment lawsuit, stumping for Texas candidate for Governor Ted Nugent uses 1st amendment to call President Obama a "subhuman mongrel" and Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman has Keystone XL project approval blocked. This and more today live at five on Occupy The Microphone!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

84 yr-old nun sentenced for breaking into nuclear weapons facility

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An 84 year old woman has been sent to jail for almost three years, and her two co-defendants, both nearing retirement age, were sentenced to more than five years. They were convicted of breaking into a high-security nuclear weapons facility in Tennessee to call for peace. Do people who break the law like this deserve jail time? Let us know what you think Wednesday Live at Five on Occupy the Microphone

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Can you put faith in crime lab results?

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Lewis Thomas was stopped by Spartanburg County sheriff's deputies on a traffic violation. He was arrested and his car was searched and a pound and a half of white powder was found. A drug field test was done and Thomas was arrested and charged with distributing cocaine but there is a twist to this story. Tune in to Occupy The Microphone for this and more live at five!

Monday, February 17, 2014

Willie Earl lynching memorial, Dunn Murder trial and PBS media corruption

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A memorial has been set up for lynching victim Willie Earl who was killed by a white mob in South Carolina 64 years ago, many people are confused about the Michael Dunn murder trial’s non-verdict and PBS taken to task for media corruption! Tune in for these stories and more on Occupy The Microphone today live at five!"

Friday, February 14, 2014

Investment banker Tom Perkins does not want poor people to have a vote

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Now that the weather seems to have gotten back to normal, Occupy the Microphone is back on the air. Join us Live at Five as we talk about a proposal to give rich people more votes than poor people, Black History Month, the latest news, and of course, the weather! Tune in to Talk radio for the 99% on Occupy the Microphone!

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

South Carolina judges getting paid twice for the same job

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The Chief Justice of South Carolina's Supreme Court started drawing her retirement in 2010, even though she continues to be paid a state salary. She and at least one other South Carolina judge are being paid over a quarter of a million dollars in retirement benefits between the two of them, even though they are not retired. We know corruption is a problem in the state legislature and in the executive branch, but is it a problem in the courts too? Join us today Live at Five and we'll talk it out on Occupy The Microphone.

Monday, February 10, 2014

NATO 3 found not guilty as Moral Mondays turn out tens of thousands in North Carolina

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In September 2011, Occupy Wall Street exploded across America and police began making arrests nationwide. Three men involved in Occupy were recently found innocent of "terrorism" charges; one woman is just now going to trial two years after her arrest. Moral Monday protests in North Carolina kicked off with tens of thousands in the streets. Tune in today to Occupy The Microphone as they discuss this and more live at five.

Friday, February 7, 2014

Why did Bob Jones University terminate sexual assault investigation?

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Bob Jones University has been embroiled in scandal over mishandling investigations of sexual assaults on campus. They then hired GRACE, an independent Christian organization to investigate. Now BJU has fired GRACE stating “we grew concerned about how GRACE was pursuing our objectives” Join Occupy The Microphone today Live at Five as they discuss this and more.

Thursday, February 6, 2014

Are Terminator drones now a reality?

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Drones take the pilot out of the cockpit and now there are plans to take pilots out of the process completely with killer robot drones deciding which human beings to kill. Is this our future? Do we now have to worry about terminators taking over like in the Arnold Schwarzenegger movies? Tune in today live at five to Occupy The Microphone sponsored in part by Our History"

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Does music contribute to a culture of violence?

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What role does music play if any, in creating an atmosphere of violence in a community? Do radio stations have a moral obligation to the communities they broadcast in? Special guest host Traci Fant and three gifted local artists will be on Occupy the Microphone today Live at Five ! Sponsored in part by

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

How did a school teacher accumulate a $8 2 million estate?

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When former Special Education teacher Margaret Southern died recently she left 8.4 million dollars to an upstate charity. This money will be used to benefit children and animals. How does a teacher leave an estate of 8.4 million dollars? Learn how she did it today, Live at Five, on Occupy The Microphone.

Monday, February 3, 2014

Killing Edward Snowden

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Edward Snowden said his biggest concern when he leaked NSA documents was that nothing would change. Now the website Buzz Feed is reporting that high government officials have said they want to kill Snowden. Will the NSA, CIA or someone else murder Edward Snowden? Are we going back to the days of Cointelpro where the US government used assassination to silence dissent or is this something that never stopped with the death of FBI director J Edgar Hoover? Join Occupy the Microphone today Live at Five as this discuss this news and more.