Show Prep: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

The Obama administration is moving to shut down nine stations across four states, triggering a backlash from local law enforcement, members of Congress and Border Patrol agents themselves. 

Joe Biden takes a swipe at Romney on immigration, personal finances –

“He wants you to show your papers, but he won’t show us his.”

This is so funny it’s ridiculous.

Former Media Matters President’s Video: Romney ‘Too White’ for Black Voters

Who is using the race card in this presidential campaign again?

DNC Chair: ‘We Don’t Know’ If Romney Broke Laws


Romney hits Obama tax plan, calls president ‘outsourcer-in-chief’ –

“This president has been outsourcing a good deal of American jobs himself by putting money into energy companies, solar and wind energy companies that end up making their products outside the United States,” he said. “If there is an outsourcer in chief, it’s the president of the United States, not the guy who’s running to replace him.”

Obama’s record on outsourcing draws criticism from the left – The Washington Post

While White House officials say they have been waiting on Congress to act, Obama’s critics, primarily on the political left, say he has repeatedly failed in other ways to protect American jobs from being moved overseas.

US Army Sponsor Leaving NASCAR « FOX News Radio

The US Army is leaving at the end of the season, terminating its sponsorship of Stewart-Haas Racing, citing reallocation of its marketing budget.

House GOP to Vote (Again) to Repeal Health Care

House Republicans aren’t giving the health care law debate a breather. Instead, the approach seems to be: If you don’t at first succeed, try … try more than 30 times. The latest attempt has the bill in front of the House.

Dad tells authorities he thought 4 kids would enjoy being strapped to car hood in joyride | Fox News

Police say Stefanski told officers he thought the children ages 4 to 7 would enjoy the ride and that he was only driving around the corner.

Anti-Smoking Ads: Judge Rules New York City Can’t Scare Cigarette Smokers With Gruesome Images

The city cannot try to scare smokers by requiring grotesque images of diseased lungs and decaying teeth at stores that sell cigarettes because the federal government gets to decide how to warn people about the dangers of smoking tobacco, an appeals court ruled Tuesday.

Man Defends Buying Cigarettes with Government Assistance – Hit & Run :

A sixty-five year old store clerk in New Hampshire was fired last month for refusing to sell cigarettes to a twenty year old using an EBT card.

Massachusetts Gov. Vetoes Bill That Would Ban Purchase of Porn and Tattoos With Food Stamps

The bill Patrick vetoed would have banned EBT cards from being used for “tattoos, guns, porn, body piercings, jewelry, fines, and bail,”

Comedy Central, MTV, VH1, other Viacom channels come off DirecTV –

Unable to reach a deal with Viacom, parent of several popular cable channels, including MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and VH1, DirecTV is no longer carrying the media giant’s networks. DirecTV has almost 20 million subscribers around the nation.

Consumer group: Elderly, vulnerable losing homes over just few hundred dollars in back taxes – CBS News

The elderly and other vulnerable homeowners are losing their homes because they owe as little as a few hundred dollars in back , according to a report from a consumer group.

Indiana Ranks As The Most Affordable Place To Get Your Car Repaired – The Burning Truth | The Burning Truth

Michigan is ranked #46.  Not bad Michiana.

Olympic Athletes Banned From Having Cup Of Coffee, But Allowed To Have Bionic Limbs? – The Burning Truth | The Burning Truth

So let me get this straight, an Olympic athlete can’t consume caffeine or a diuretic, but they can have bionic limbs?

GOP State Senator Introduces Bill To Brand Single Parenthood As Child Abuse Factor | Mediaite

Non-married parents are under attack in Wisconsin as a bill labeling single parenthood as a “contributing factor to child and neglect” was introduced.

Outlaws Motorcycle Club Raided by FBI Agents | Indiana’s NewsCenter: News, Sports, Weather, Fort Wayne WPTA-TV, WISE-TV, CW, and MyFOX | Local

FBI agents raided the Outlaws Motorcycle Club located in Fort Wayne. The raid may be a part of statewide operation.