Observer Radio Episode 80: A Texas Militiaman Has a Change of Heart

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In this episode, Observer staff writer Melissa del Bosque explains why nurses have asked President Obama for assistance in preparing them to deal with Ebola. Associate editor Forrest Wilder recounts the tale of Texas militiaman Charles Gilbert, who joined up with the Texas Border Volunteers to “kick some ass,” but reconsidered when he saw what the group was really up to.

Our guest this week is freelance writer Michael Agresta, who has a solution for those hoping to increase their reading retention and comprehension: Stop reading online.

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