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The Russ Cassell Show 12/9/2013 Hour 4

Dec 9, 2013|

Food stamp fraudsters charged; California bakery loses religious freedom case not to bake gay wedding cake; Student charged with burping in class; Woman glued to Home Depot toilet seat; Helicopters in Afghanistan; South Carolina importing garbage from New York and New Jersey

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This is the rust castle show our net charge my batteries specialists. Got blown into anyone at all and Merry Christmas. And so on Cheney gloomy Monday will try to brighten it up for an hour away from the Rush Limbaugh program will feature an airplane. With some compelling talk radio whatever -- on your mind is fine. Eagles advantage to -- numbers in -- 232. 9673. In Spartanburg. 5749673. WORD -- like number 71307. Are a couple of things should feel free -- talk about whatever you would like to talk about. First a couple of things. -- almost on this morning. -- -- the herald journal web site. And I I've read a headline that I don't believe. But I but I said I have to believe it. Actually this was published Saturday. Gaffney -- charged with food stamp fraud can you remember Chris can you remember. Any time recently. Where we actually had a story about somebody getting charged with food stamp fraud. Now -- there and we hear about it all the time but we never hear of them catching anybody now. So I thought well it's about time. Cherokee county sheriff's office charged two people with food stamp fraud. They hadn't been investigating this couple for six months ruby -- bracket. Charged with food stamp fraud less than 2000 dollars. And Mickey dean Allison junior. Charged with food stamp fraud more than 2000 dollars but less than 101000 dollars according to the arrest ports. There were arrested. Thanksgiving week November 26. Sheriff's office sent undercover officers into allison's produce. And then went allison's residents numerous times. With EV GA cards they were undercover. Those charge made bogus transactions. Then provided the undercover officers with cash. And then kept some of the money for themselves according to the statement. And all of this was captured on video. When they started this. First they caught him at the food stand. And -- counties on the chair -- says after that business closed down in the middle of October. Then it went to the front porch of mr. Allison wrote the residents. Investigators said the they captured as many as four people waiting in line. Well on the steps of this guy's porch waiting for him to give them cash. In exchange for swiping their cards as legitimate transactions. It meant something. Sheriff Steve -- said dubbed the cardholders could face additional penalties or expulsion. From the EBT card program. From its administrators yeah I've I've I'm not holding my breath on that. I don't see a lot of news stories about people having their EDT card take it away Obama said over the weekend. Here we go again wants to expand unemployment benefits Nancy Pelosi says that's the way quote to grow the economy -- -- if it's folks. Really how long's this been going on now to quote that famous they sought. Alone. Has this been going on. Is there anybody within the sound of my voice that actually believes. That unemployment benefits should just keep on going on for ever. When it means until somebody gets a drop. I don't. But apparently some of this country do a Colorado judge. Get this. We we told you months and months ago this was coming. A Colorado judge says that a baker. Who refused to make a wedding cake phrase same sex ceremony must serve gay couples. Despite his religious beliefs. It is being hailed as a victory for gay rights. Administrative law judge Robert Spencer ruled on Friday. That Jack Phillips the owner of the masterpiece cake shop in suburban Denver will face fines. If he continues to turn away gay couples who want to buy wedding cakes. He -- The undisputed facts show. That the respondents. But many mister Phillips discriminated against complaints. Because of their sexual orientation. By refusing to sell them a wedding cake for their same sex marriage. Western David Marlins in Charlie Craig visited the master piece cake shop. To order a -- for their upcoming wedding reception the couple planned to marry in Massachusetts. But there were gonna hold their reception in Colorado. Mr. Phillips told demand that he could not -- their cake because of his religious beliefs opposing same sex marriage he offered to make them any other -- item but not. They wedding cake. They immediately left filed a complaint. With the Colorado civil rights division. The ACLU has hailed the ruling says it serves as they warning. Staff attorney Amanda go get. Quote while we all agree. That religious freedom is important. No one's religious beliefs make it acceptable. To break the law by discriminating. Against prospective customers. No one is asking. The owners to change their beliefs. But treating gay people differently because of who they are is discrimination plain and simple. Let's just clear this up. Yes it is discrimination plain and simple people discriminate all the time this gay couple. Discriminated. When they chose this particular shop. People don't understand the meaning of the word. And it's a bald face lie. When she says while we all agree that religious freedom is important she doesn't give. Two hoots about religious freedom. If you. Are person of faith. And you believe. That what gay people do and what they wanna do. It's against her religion why. Would anybody think that you should be made to make them in this case -- wedding cake. And we or don't know where that the next thing that will happen we predicted this. Is a pastor is going to be told that he cannot say anything remotely derogatory. Despite what the Bible says. Pastor can do that can't say anything about it. Because that it it it is deemed offensive hate speech. Toward gay couples now I'm actually gotten calls before. From gay people who agree. And say this is ridiculous this kind of activism in your face is is just ridiculous. Because how many different places can you go to get a wedding take a break your wedding cake. This plain and simple. Is the way the gay agenda works. Not just wanting to be left alone to live your own lives you wanna force other people to accept. And you just can't do that although discharge. Is threatening fines. A student has been arrested for burping during class. No tolerance I'm not kidding ABC is the source a thirteen year old and Albuquerque, New Mexico. Arrested for burping according to his lawsuit. After he quote blurb audibly. His teacher called -- the school resource officer who in turned called the authorities. To have him arrested for quote interfering with public education. And the boy's attorney -- Kennedy they are using. Petty misdemeanor charges to -- children in New Mexico. Seven greater Cleveland middle school. In the suit names his teacher principal and the police officer in this civil rights lawsuit claiming. That school authorities transported the boy from the school. To lead the detention facility. And didn't even notify his parents. No listen we've talked about. -- -- Zero tolerance is zero tolerance but come on. There's no better way to handle this. Them by calling the cops. For somebody broke bring in class. In Georgia. Banks county sheriff's office a woman found herself glued to the toilet and Home Depot. This last week at a place called bank's cross. There we go again somebody allegedly put glue and every toward that seed in the women's restroom. And this woman didn't realize it until she was already stark. Locked tight they got a picture of it here every there used locked tight Chris. I aid I don't know I don't but I think you want to leave -- their right blocked -- clear you so you can put that. Emergency. Medical Services personnel called in to help remove the woman from the toilet. And she was transported just down the interstate here to -- Gainesville hospital. Where she was treated to store manager. Found a brown paper sack in the restroom. Containing a bottle of locked tight GO two -- A product that not only boasts the -- ability but also versatility. That's pretty that's about as mean. As about as mean. Is -- that makes me wonder. What if you were glued to a toll this Home Depot and you've worked audibly I mean really didn't you would be in in big big trouble. -- -- about to Andersonville. And it says here on the screen element of talk to visit all month. Yes -- first thank you for taking my -- yes and thank you for calling. If I was a bit. Around parade in very North Carolina few weeks ago. And I just thought it was funny that when -- Well good Democrat. Vote came -- Nobody within my site. Even not for the waved and cheered. Not friendly gestures whatsoever. Ball and then. Nobody would have married Chris come on another. And then they knew I made the comment they look the democratic the democratic trade. Nobody would admit there and everybody within the sound of my voice broke out into laughter. Come on now where do. About it and listen I'm just you do what you want but I'm I'm gonna take this occasion right you're -- I want to wish. Democrats -- Merry Christmas. And I would wish them a better new year you know it's been a tough year for the Democrats. And I hope that I pray that somehow they will regain their sanity. -- try to -- a nice about it. Leo -- and that's very good at Europe want to do very -- -- you won't you join me in wishing them. Well. Well I -- I wish Democrats. I mean I have some issues with -- with the -- I -- I know what I think the idea I had it I mean you can't patent it's. I don't spend -- -- while wishing them a Merry Christmas spoke. -- -- Well I didn't take them -- Larry I didn't get out of that did I think that I might have thought about that I'm not quite sure. I'm here I'm just I'm just saying that just wouldn't if I wish them Merry Christmas I could be offending them right. That's certain is that there. I'm just so we can't -- we can work -- it and when it comes to Democrats so what do you think -- I got you man. So well in that parade there was a flow for the Democrats. There was. There was a bunch of Democrats walking carrying the standard that it did dump. Tom McDowell county. Democrat party and and there were waving and then there wouldn't know but it was well -- Beckham right I was glad to see nobody waving back -- you know -- they've been a bit. This time it's confident. Take responsibility for the -- had done in this country and then you know maybe the start seeing that with with more reaction to the party like that. Did any of them look like -- Look what quote Elvis. They were they were dressed and some Democrats fear all their OK you know they and it's -- but that's certainly do appreciate you taking my problems. Thank you -- Merry Christmas to you OK okay. See if I wish a Merry Christmas Chris that I might be offending them. I'm not gonna worry about it -- Merry Christmas anyway. Maybe they'll there's always a chance to bring Christmas is a time of hope right peace goodwill toward all. Where you can say just me in any board you'll be accused of being sexist. Bob isn't Spartanburg. Merry Christmas to you Bob I hope I didn't offend you. I called Larry at the gauntlet. That you -- herald journal and they're right back so we are. Pouring huge -- to -- -- would be at an army. And they were going to be. American helicopters but they wonder what a couple of at a price of one billion dollar age yes. -- The only -- and no Christmas can't. And Karzai apparently just made a deal with they run. I mean but you're right you're the second person to bring this up so and I haven't had a chance to covered so let me -- folks in here thank you Bob. No this is the what is this Christian Science Monitor version of this. And it was out over the weekend. To outfit Afghanistan's security forces with new helicopters. The Pentagon bypassed. US companies and turned instead to Moscow. For dozens of Russian. In my seventeen rotor craft at a cost of more than one billion dollars. Senior pentagon officials assured skeptical members of congress. That the Defense Department -- may lead the right call. They repeatedly -- a top secret 2010 study. They said that named the -- eyes seventeen Russian helicopter. And superior. Turns out the study tells a very different story according to unclassified -- Serbs that have been obtained by the Associated Press an American made helicopter. The US army you work or should look for example built by Boeing up in Pennsylvania. Found to be quote the most cost effective single platform -- fleet. For the Afghan air force over age forty year period. According to those excerpts obtained. By the AP lawmakers who closely have followed this -- deal stunned. Senator John Cornyn of Texas senate's number two GOP leader what do most vocal critics of the contracts said. Then the Department of Defense quote repeatedly and disingenuous. Way he used this study to prove the necessity. A buying the doctors from the Russians. So. I'm surprised anybody in government lies about a study of that means. What western government actually told the truth about anything. -- yes the Republicans complain. And even though. The congress controls the purse strings you think anybody's. Anybody gonna stop this again set and a thousand times Obama's gonna do whatever he had it wants to do. Until somebody stands up and goes to corner. Figures out a way to say in no mister president you can't. -- Ross in Spartanburg hi Ross. -- -- those involved -- allow. I have a question. The -- father and I -- well or you can argue a lot of talent coming you know you to hear him do a good target revenue Walgreens for years. -- -- -- actually pro overweight now McCain and Obama storm do you protect their content of your being don't. How many of them all of a sudden I'm mark in many tech is very -- so let me know what my medicine and spread him out lately my arm. And bank can't figure out our market impact -- your training thank you rob never. You know I haven't -- bit happened tomato or amount does wonder. About totally out of well that might be Indiana State don't want. I'll go to outlook Paramount have played very apparent he had any calls about. Cutler Derek curry are improbable -- is finally could soon. No but I am curious now if you're legally Bly and how do you read a text message. While Korea and doctors still -- the amount -- maverick straight talk on the values. He yeah. Thought OK okay and -- very prepared where it kinda. I got you so Walgreens -- no. Why it's doing this is that what they told her. Economic team ready they're excited about that have you blog -- you do it always started I'm an independent -- And now I've -- amount don't know how well they have broke the my medicine come about Bennett. Welcome back you know my movement -- the -- well. I mean I mean. You know I don't know your situation but tension is called in to find that when your prescriptions are ready. You are -- and David have but it just give it. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- And I I I don't know I I guess it could be the NSA. Were a Ross I I just don't know. By the way. Limbaugh Glenn Beck the blaze dot com. This is gonna get -- started Chris. Ex official says FBI can secretly activate and individuals webcam. Without the indicator light coming to -- -- remember when this came up oh yes and people were calling for days about this because I didn't believe that I didn't believe it. I didn't -- but there are people -- saying listen. I know that web cam comes on -- I know for a fact it comes on in the middle of the night what whenever. I remember one person says you can just I was just felt like I was being watched. Well there it is the FBI can secretly activate a computer's webcam. To spy on an individual. Without turning on the indicator light a former official revealed to the Washington Post in an article on Friday. This is a problem solved by a simple piece of -- masking tape. Over the Afghan war or I got an idea -- whatever you're not you don't put the web cam. Yes if you if he would make the choice not to have a webcam I mean that's that's -- but if you wanna use the technology to did converse with people you know video chat with people might have got some friends. Who's. Who have a three year old son right there you know his grandparents with -- New Jersey -- that and they Skype a lot. So I'd really easy to do this just. Just put a piece of something opaque or over the analysis is just one plug. Short unplug it and delegates that justice -- unless unless sometimes you got to reach around lets me know what better way. Unless the FBI has figured out a way to turn on your webcam even if it's unplug. That would be feet behind -- impressed that they all like -- scared myself. Are in German -- go quickly hi Jim. Similar outlook show web. I look a truck driver. Every -- bird -- -- -- what every 103 -- you got a little static -- and they're like turn it over -- Gallagher show well. The 42 shot that you -- the patient. -- So what a triple a new -- I mean like I care. But anyway. Thank you for the call 1126. Now. This is -- Russ castle show and -- and charge my batteries specialists exactly 1130 fives. Yeah Merry Christmas to you and yours. The ancient Atkins but it's no. Certainly -- that up and down the East Coast. Parent -- got rain. And it's a chilling. -- advantage talk like numbers available for what ever is on your mind on this Monday -- 2329673. Spartanburg 5749673. WORD. Text line number 71307. For us about the woman at Home Depot. First of all just don't sit on a public toilet problem solved the second. What would have happened to that kid if he had passed gas rather than just birth to the world has simply gone insane. Tracy in people. -- Aren't your gay people in food service who would be glad. To make a gay wedding cake. Yeah I asked the thing. Just proves. It's not about just being left alone and being able live your life the way you want to. It's about. Forced acceptance. Jeans on a cell phone hygiene. No G Carroll -- are you fine thanks. I try hard -- -- -- and to eliminate the religious discussion of something you merger slowed and it. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Retired attorney Chris what's unusual here is integrated in Colorado -- -- -- illegal. So this couple would get to at least to me and went to my attitude so I got married right there exemption and a whole lot so now the problem debris at this gold owns only -- Is this giant which has raised himself a ball go all -- call Lotto. And -- and -- -- this banker to get involved in illegal activity. From a Colorado lands to promote you know from Colorado -- -- Now -- wouldn't let me think about that so yeah by mid eighteen. This. How they handled and how hated you you waited and granted. Like if you don't somewhere and -- and I -- -- you'll never know it's not aiding and abetting I don't have to have a cake well accord to be a wedding. That's exactly right and you don't have to have a kick to have a reception but the point here is this you know bill we can go back to Rick just started -- -- PM. Why would this. My business owner have to -- -- -- -- it -- somebody who married bird -- little yield -- you don't go celebrate more shouldn't bear the baker had to -- the site nobody in this specific case where this. It's illegal to be married gays to marry in Colorado school. The first thing again I I've tried over the you're exactly right -- but I try to over the years to try to educate people because people automatically assume. When you say the word discrimination that you -- that -- doing something illegal people ask. -- Every -- of their use a little bit and hope this Google wrote this certainly not my connect all over a sexual activity that does not competent I could have chosen not. What are right -- just out of conscience. Into this person doesn't wanna do this and be a part of this now they're the key question. Should should they be forced to be a part of something. That they don't agree wit as when there are so many other options again argue might be different Jane if -- the all business. In Colorado that made wedding -- We -- -- 100% agree be just like here and I don't know how do you go into the communism play nobody told why they got this the dumbing down until Hadi everybody's -- -- just normal but that's going to prejudge in my opinion. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Understand what you're complain about it that's what you can you do go to Colorado State they're trying to -- alternate card where this -- compete more make UK. Here's the thing we knew this was comic this with your predict now this was just an administrative law judge. Seoul. Yeah. -- -- they are going to be one our wedding reception in a church and the church so no we don't. Wrote it that's exactly right the next thing will be an and you can you can you can write all this down on the piece of paper if it comes in steps. You're the next thing will be. What happens if -- church. Says you know what you you can have your wedding here. Are you cannot have a reception here what happens to a pastor for example. Who says you know what. I I did I can't in good conscience do your wedding ceremony are eager what are you tortured or were worried the -- our ability to think about that again. And I given credit. I -- gay people email me text me when this is come up. Because again this is also predictable. And they said listen. Don't agree with you on anything announcement on this this what you're right. And one person I remember this specifically -- really long email and said these are the type of gay couples. That really mess up what many of -- feel is fair and equitable. In other words this self identified gay person was saying that is wrong. To walk into in this case. Of a a bakery. And and detonate it and that somebody of all things make you -- Joseph wouldn't it just because they disagree with -- -- -- marriage. What is it about the use of four is it's forced acceptance. You're never going to be able to force people. To exec to accept things like this you're just not. Or should you be able to force. Using the power of the judge come off. Let's get real about this. We have the anonymous caller from travelers rest -- Yes I wanted to answer that -- -- Clinton -- on your radio station that we take this sewage sludge in the garbage from New York. How much didn't get paid to a bed and there is -- deposited. Into Canada and the kind of commitment. Yes ma'am I I can't I don't know that I'll be able to find out today before the programs over so she hung up. It's funny that's she regrets a good call because she reminded me every time I hear this and and they mentioned the specific build number. I I keep telling myself I've got to look that up because two of the -- my head. I don't know what it's about but. But I will look it -- I promise you thanks for that call all right 1142. You're listening to the Ross castle show. All right here's what I found out. AP story CNN and costs. This was out in early November. Conservation groups and county governments are fighting legislation. They contend. Will eventually lead to more out of state trash. Being dumped in South Carolina. Stinking up the state and polluting the environment. Business groups argue the proposal does no such thing. They contend the bill bans a government monopoly on trash. Insuring businesses have choices when it comes to waste disposal. And here's the part of the debate picks up when the legislature. Returns just few weeks here in January the bitter old. Limits county control over trash. Within their borders. Quickly passed the house last January by a vote of 89 to 28. Before getting hung up in the South Carolina senate. As part of an effort to prevent its passage. A coalition that calls itself don't dump on SE. Has launched a statewide campaign of radio and TV ads. That run her. Who are running now the group's members. Include the coastal conservation league this Sierra Club. Conservation voters of south Caro Carolina. And the association of counties. So -- I didn't know that that. For example the Sierra club's behind this. Quote this is about putting South Carolina first said and Timberlake. Executive director of the coastal conservation. Quote trash should not be a growth industry in South Carolina. The bill bars counties from requiring big garbage. Go to public landfills. 'cause there there are private. Even in the song -- You know you have. The county folks that come along pick up the trash and many -- -- this -- people have to pay for a private company. To do their their trash anyway currently in South Carolina. There -- nine public landfills owned by local governments. And their eight privately owned commercial landfills. That do except household garbage so supporters say. The bill stems from Horry county's 2009 ordinance. That would mandate that all trash generated inside that county go to the county on landfill. That -- always stood a court challenge in 2011. As the State Supreme Court sided with the county against the owner of a private landfills. Across the border Bennett Horry county Marion County. And a company that holds trashed of that landfill. Bonus for -- president of the state chamber of commerce said. The bill is about undoing that ordinance and stopping its spread quote it's about our business is being able to choose. And get competitive. Prices. So that in a nutshell it's what it's all about. So -- pretty simple. And should the county. Should any county be able have a law. That says you have to take your trash. To the county landfill or should people have the choice. The saying you know if I wanted to get to the counting Angela Campbell if I wanted to get to a private. Through a private company. I should be able to do that too. I can elect I feel like the freedom of that so it it if that's what this is all about. Then I think the ads are very misleading. -- you think about the -- Chairman here well we run those ads. Does it make it sound like. That we're just getting all of New York's garbage I mean they -- though the actors with the New York accent he I think you've dig you know what I god age. It makes it sound like yes we're getting we're getting all of Manhattan's garbage -- here in South Carolina. Sort of makes it sound like. I wonder how I can become a garbage broker. What both import and export garbage from various states there -- ago yeah I mean obviously there's a lot of money in that. You know people get all upset this is she has a long history here in south Caroline about landfills are breathing heavily and -- where you can't wait art in Spartanburg is called in about this. Do you -- -- -- first time caller -- it will. -- wondered 200 years at Saint George put 3230 bill. Now that I don't know I don't know what legislator. Is behind that but maybe I'm looked Chris looked it up for mayoral quick. Age it what what's the -- the number of the bill art is it 9230. Our. -- -- just Google anchors and see if it whose name is checking OK okay all right thank you. Are trying to already thank you sir I appreciate that -- -- -- -- thank you sir very much are Charlie's in Greer -- Charlie. -- -- I -- -- torture of my wife fortunately major. Hospital here in more than Greenville area. And she came home the other night instead. You know that we are going to be installing pol PLM -- standards. In the hospital. So what -- patients -- actually -- they put their power barbaric and it takes any image of their problem. And I should your kid and he should know. She's supposed to go in in January. And dash Y all should. Thanking you force here we are. So I just ordered everybody out there -- had heard about editor rob whatever back. -- -- than -- -- here are so this isn't it now it is your understanding is this only when your checking into the hospital. Percentage given a hospital or is it stretched. That's what my board stylesheet and somebody. Shot up twelve procedure should -- the water that comes in the chairs okay. Jane your match you know and -- And you go and a little Booth and you talk about insurance and all that kind of stuff right exactly strong kid and so -- you would have to. You and I have you had a little bit taller. But yeah a lot of short order not yet but I -- That shot that you don't actually try outs for pollution gonna be -- or not -- jumps into your head Charlie when you hear that you're. What do you think you mark of the beast. I'm Jacob no I think they're not just another Obama -- Give everybody. In the restroom you know charmed up shall we know anything and everything about everybody. Then all we'll bat that makes you think it's legitimate need. You know we didn't get along just fine with you know the wrist bands and OK this is who you are going to have a white pushing -- procedure. -- I know recently with my wife you know it it occurred to me one day about. Because they do this religiously. Before they can for example give you medication. Or even even when the nurse I mean you may have seen the nurse ten times and the nurse will still come in and say I need to see your bracelet I'd need to scan your bracelet. Am I -- and I kind of laughed out loud just like what you think we we changed -- you know from last hour when you were in here. It I mean but but that's what they're told to do it's all about that bracelet so I guess this would be the next logical step at that -- Now maybe benched hopes something very personal to give up in the printer and a prompt for it just short. So sorry to -- and let me -- general zest let's suppose god forbid some terrible happen to you Charlie. And -- -- over there in the hospital and I admit they say Charlie listen. We we think we need to do this we needed that we need to give you some medicine but we we cannot do that until we do upon skin what are you go negative. They better -- in rural life threatening. A little bit aboard the mother bought a actor are OK yeah so much like did he loves life threatening you would do it. I have to. Get your current -- out here they're here under the -- and so well I just. I'm literally what good generally comes around a casino I'd do it. Yeah yeah what all the details just Paul -- -- she -- -- she gives me the deep shock -- QB but he could also are. Charlie legitimate so much thank you thank you 1154. Does this tell Russell sounded more like Graham Paul McCoy instead of a New Yorkers. Know why did guys. Walter Brennan I know what -- sounds like anyway gotta go -- stay tuned Rush Limbaugh coming up next.