The Dana Pretzer Show – Tuesday, August 25, 2015 – With Special Guest True Crime Journalist and Authur Dawna Kaufmann


  • Dawna Kaufman will join us for the whole show discussing what’s been happening in the news with Cosby, Jared from Subway and Much more


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Three Americans & One Brit Receive France’s Highest Honor, the Legion of Honor, for Thwarting Train Terror Attack (VIDEO)

President François Hollande of France awarded the Legion of Honor, France’s highest award, to 23 year old Airman First Class Spencer Stone, 22 year old Alek Skarlatos, a specialist in the Oregon National Guard, and their friend 23 year old Anthony Sadler for their role in stopping a gunman on a high-speed train traveling to Paris from Amsterdam on Friday.  Also receiving the honor was 62 year old Chris Norman, a British consultant who helped subdue the gunman.  President François Hollande praised the men as heroes and “an example for many and a source of inspiration”.

“One need only know that Ayoub El Kahzani was in possession of 300 rounds of ammunition and firearms to understand what we narrowly avoided, a tragedy, a massacre,” Mr. Hollande said at the ceremony, referring to the suspect in the attack, a Moroccan who is in police custody and denies that he had planned to stage a terrorist attack.

“Your heroism must be an example for many and a source of inspiration,” Mr. Hollande added. “Faced with the evil of terrorism, there is a good, that of humanity. You are the incarnation of that.”


They grew up together, fought off an attacker together and accepted a nation’s honor together.

Three days after they pounced and subdued a gunman aboard a packed train, American childhood friends Anthony Sadler, Spencer Stone and Alek Skarlatos got the Legion of Honor — France’s highest recognition.

Fellow British passenger Chris Norman, who helped tackle the gunman, also received the award during Monday’s ceremony at the Élysée Palace.

“By their courage, they saved lives,” President François Hollande said. “They gave us an example of what is possible to do in these kinds of situations.”

The four stopped a potential massacre Friday aboard the high-speed train headed from Amsterdam, Netherlands, to Paris.

“Three Americans and one Englishman … you risked your lives to defend an ideal, the ideal of liberty and freedom,” Hollande said.

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Daily Commentary – Friday, August 21, 2015 – Looks Like The Reality Show “I Am Cait”, Isn’t Doing So Well

  • Caitlyn Jenner’s show about the struggles of the transgender community is struggling itself in viewership

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Daily Commentary – Monday, August 17, 2015 – It’s Hard To Understand All This American Election Stuff

  • Should be an interesting 16 months if things continue the way they are with all the candidates running

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Daily Commentary – Friday, August 14, 2015 – California Fires Burning Up Some Medical Marijuana Farms

  • Cannabis plants that are growing around some of state’s fires, especially the Rocky Fire near Clear Lake are in jeopardy of being destroyed in the fires

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2 People Killed & 15 Injured in Circus Tent collapse at Fairgrounds in Lancaster, NH


Two people are dead and many injured following a circus tent collapse at the Lancaster fairgrounds following severe weather that tore through the area with one-inch hail, 60-mph winds and frequent lightning. The terrible incident took place at approximately 5:30 p.m in Lancaster, NH.

Two people were killed when a circus tent collapsed at the Lancaster fairgrounds as severe weather moved through the area Monday evening.

Approximately 15 people were injured and taken to four regional hospitals, the state fire marshal’s office said. There was no word on the extent of their injuries.

About 100 people were inside the tent at the time of the collapse, which occurred after 5:30 p.m.

UPDATE I: Officials said a father and his daughter were killed and at least 22 others were injured.

UPDATE II: Officials probe New Hampshire circus tent collapse that killed father, daughter; 22 injured.

Safety officials in New Hampshire are investigating the collapse of a circus tent during a severe storm that killed a father and daughter and injured about 22 others.

“We all this morning have heavy hearts,” Gov. Maggie Hassan told WMUR-TV early Tuesday. “We lost two lives — a father and a daughter — at an event that was supposed to be fun.”

Authorities were looking at how the tent was put up at the Lancaster Fairgrounds, about 90 miles north of the capital of Concord. They also were talking to survivors and witnesses.

Heidi Medeiros, who was at the circus with her 3-year-old son, said it suddenly went dark and she heard someone screaming, “Get out, get out.”

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Daily Commentary – Wednesday, July 29, 2015 – Fiat Chrysler Has Been Ordered to Buy Back Hundreds of Thousands of Ram Pickups

  • Hit with a record $105 million dollar fine. This on top of the recent hacking into the Jeep software.

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Daily Commentary – Tuesday, July 28, 2015 – Commedian Jackie Mason is No Fan of the Iran Nuclear Deal

  • Joked that NYC restaurants are subject to harsher inspections than Iran in the nuclear deal

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Daily Commentary – Friday, July 24, 2015 – Washington Post is Appealing to the United Nations To Help Free Reporter

  • Jason Rezaian, Washington Post’s Tehran reporter, has been jailed in Iran for a year on espionage charges

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Daily Commentary – Thursday, July 23, 2015 – Are You Like Me And Sick And Tired of Republican Candidates Sniping At Each Other?

  • After Lindsey Graham calls Trump a “jack ass”, Trump retaliates by reading Graham’s personal phone number on air. Very juvenile.

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