Kevin Miller begins the show by continuing to cover the federal court mandating the state of Idaho paying for a male inmate's surgery to become woman.  Kevin takes calls nonstop from listeners who do not want their tax payer dollars to pay for the surgery.

Kevin Miller reports on a North Idaho man who is being tried by the state for a hate crime.  If convicted the man could serve five years in prison and a 5,000 dollar fine.  The story gained state and national attention last July.

Several Treasure Valley listeners called in to discuss whether or not the federal government will shut down over the border wall.  Kevin Miller shares the latest information from Capitol Hill that a deal may be close.  If both sides do not reach a deal, the federal government will run out of money.  Up to 25% of the workforce will be impacted by shutdown.