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LAUSD Under Fire for English Only Cafeteria Rule [AUDIO]

Unions are in an uproar at the Los Angeles Unified School District after cafeteria workers at Harvard Elementary School were instructed to only speak English.  In an exclusive story, CBS Los Angeles reported that a sign posted in the cafeteria read “During works hrs we the cafe have a English only rule for safety reasons.”  Union leaders say the exact opposite – that having workers struggle to speak English could actually be more of a safety issue in an emergency. Read more...

Pete Peterson: Current County-by-County Rolls Lead to 1 Million Out-of-Date Voter Files, Voter Fraud [AUDIO]

Just 6 days away until the mid-term elections and one of the Republicans running for office is Pete Peterson.  He hopes to be the next Secretary of State and he joined Brian Whitman, Ben Shapiro and Elisha Krauss on The Morning Answer to discuss his campaign and explain more about what it would mean if he won the office. Read more...

CNN's Carol Costello Gets Excited Over Palin Brawl Audio [AUDIO]

CNN’s Carol Costello could hardly control her glee after playing “possibly the best” audio that CNN has been ever able to hear, which was Sarah Palin’s daughter Bristol describing being assaulted. Since then she has made a timid apology in Politico, saying that “Over the past few days I have been roundly criticized for joking about a brawl involving the Palin family. In retrospect, I deserve such criticism and would like to apologize.” Read more...

Ebola Nurse Released from New Jersey Quarantine [AUDIO]

Governor Chris Christie has caved to pressure and will release a quarantined nurse.  Kaci Hickox will be moved by private transportation to her home in Maine where officials there will have to come up with a plan for her quarantine.    The nurse had planned to file a lawsuit challenging her confinement. Read more...

Feminists Use 6-Year-Old Girls to Drop F-Bombs [AUDIO]

Feminists are now featuring 6-year-olds girls dropping F-bombs as a way to somehow advance their cause.  A video from a group that almost spells the “F-word”h8.com features potty mouthed princesses mocking their attire while spewing out obscenities.   It’s all so very disturbing, most people can’t even get through 10 or 15 seconds of the video.   Ben Shapiro and Jennifer Horn were cringing as well. Read more...

California Forces Churches to Fund Abortion [AUDIO]

California is forcing churches now to pay for abortions.  This summer, California quietly changed the meaning of “basic health services” to include elective abortions.  That requires all health care plans, including those paid for by churches, to cover pregnancy termination.  Read more...

Why You Should Vote 'No' on California Proposition 45 [AUDIO]

Usually the safe thing to do is vote “no” on any Proposition on the California Ballot.  According to Morning Answer host Ben Shapiro, one that should definitely get your “no” vote is Proposition 45.  Neil Crosby is the Vice President for Public Affairs for the California Association of Health Underwriters and he’s an expert on Proposition 45.  He joined Ben and Elisha on The Morning Answer to discuss how detrimental this law could be if passed. Read more...

DHS Places Travel Restrictions on West African Trips [AUDIO]

While a full travel ban for passengers from West Africa is not “on the table,”  the Department of Homeland Security will be restricting passengers from Ebola areas to the five airports set up for screening.  Travellers will have their temperatures taken and be examined for other symptoms of Ebola at JFK, Newark, Dulles, Atlanta and Chicago airports.   Brian, Ben and Elisha took calls from listeners to The Morning Answer on their thoughts and ideas to keep Ebola from becoming a problem in the country.  Read more...

John Deasey May Run for Office [AUDIO]

Ramon C. Cortines takes over today for former LAUSD Superintendent John “Easy Brezzy” Deasey after his resignation.  The 82 year old man will serve in an interim capacity until a permanent replacement can be found.    Read more...

Obama Appoints Ebola Czar [AUDIO]

As the Ebola crisis continues in the United States, President Obama has decided to appoint an “Ebola Czar.”  Veteran Democratic political aide Ron Klain will assume the role and many are criticizing the decision.  Klain has no medical background and has no relationships in the medical community.  “This appointment is both shocking an frankly tone deaf to what the American people are concerned about,” wrote Republican representative in a written statement. Read more...