FROM THURSDAY'S EDITION OF CHIP FRANKLIN MORNINGS...
Chris Dorner was hiding just steps from Dragnet's command center - did he do this on purpose?
And did the police intentionally burn the cabin down? Sheriffs say no: Cabin fire not set on purpose. "I really don't care - he [Dorner] is a crispy critter now, that's all that matters" - Chip
LAPD says some officers still live in fear despite Christopher Dorner is deceased. Can you blame them?!
The CIA still has an unknown budget - and the drone programs are just as secretive. The Senate is now considering slashing the program. But how can you if you don't know how much it costs? Ben Friedman provided some insight. He is an affiliate of the Security Studies Program and a Defense Politics Scholar at the Cato Institute. Also touched on: The civil liberties angle of drones.
On hiking minimum wage... "The irony police are out of the woodwork!" Chip says. "Giving you more money so you can lose your job later..." Steve Moore, economist and Wall Street Journal Economics Writer joined Chip to tell us why the president's fiscal sense is all washed up.
On going broke for higher education: "Don't let school get in the way of your education," Chip told Steve this morning.
Holy Heisenberg! A meth lab was found in a porta-potty in the middle of a golf course.
"I'm the lawmower, you're the grass, happy Valentine's Day!" - Chip to the WSJ's Patrice Sikora.
The American Family Association (AFA) believes gay partners of troops are unworthy of burial at Arlington. Chip delved into this story and their extreme logic with Brian Fisher, Director of Issues Analysis at the AFA.
You know the folks on Big Bear this week and last were REALLY hoping they had guns... California Democrats are trying to deter that. Sam Paredes, executive director of Gun Owners of California told us how he plans to fight against Di-Fi's bill. Chip made the point, "Gun control nuts only focus on the Adam Lanzas of the world. Last I checked, people like Ted Bundy didn't use a gun..."
Cruise ship passenger: There is raw sewage everywhere...
Couple held captive shares story of time spent with fugitive ex-cop...