Posted on August 19th, 2015

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Air Date: August 19, 2015

Host:  Jim Schneider

Guest: Dr. Katherine Albrecht

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On July 12 of this year an opinion piece was written in the Wall Street Journal entitled, 'Smart Cities Will Know Everything About You.' This sounds like everyone's personal privacy is at risk. Just how far have we come?


Appearing with Jim to discuss this was Katherine Albrecht. Katherine is an internationally known privacy researcher, consumer advocate, bestselling author and nationally syndicated radio host. She holds a Doctorate in Human Development and consumer Education from Harvard. She has authored pro-privacy legislation and has testified before the Federal Trade Commission and numerous state legislatures.


Katherine and Jim cover many points related to the issue of privacy including:


--The shocking privacy intrusion characteristics built into Windows 10.
--Google's new photo ap allegedly keeps uploading pictures to Google's servers
even after deleting the ap.
--Will the home of the future be embedded with receivers that pick up signals
(perhaps from your computer) and transmit the information into the mobile phone
network to be received by government agents, marketers, academic researchers
and/or medical authorities?
--Wireless remote accessibility to the features of your car.
--Toll road transponders that actually may be tracking you wherever you go.
--Toys with built-in recording devices.
--Drones that have password cracking technology.
--Eye scans at the airport.
--Are we any closer to being able to initiate the biblical 'mark of the beast'?




More Information:


www.katherinealbrecht.com

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www.startmail.com

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Posted on August 18th, 2015

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Air Date: August 18, 2015

Host:  Jim Schneider

Guest: Peter LaBarbera and Scott Lively

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Jim began by noting there is a massive push underway to undermine Christianity and to change the moral fabric of our nation. For example, this morning it was announced that for the first time in American history, the White House has hired a transgender individual (Raffi Freedman-Gurspan) for a staff post.


While this is going on, Christians are being purged from their posts as county clerks, judges and chaplains. Classroom teachers are being instructed to say 'friends' or 'students' rather than 'girls' or 'boys.' The Boy scouts have capitulated to now allow for openly homosexual scoutmasters. Courts are telling Christian bakers they cannot refuse to bake a wedding cake for so-called same-sex weddings. Even some churches are bowing to the tide of the times by ordaining homosexuals and transgenders.


Where is this headed and what are the ramifications? Jim sought answers from two guests. One was Peter LaBarbera. Peter is the founder and president of Americans for Truth about Homosexuality.


The second guest was Scott Lively. Scott is the president of Abiding Truth Ministries. He is a pastor, attorney, author, public speaker and pro-family defender. He is also the author of 'Pink Swastika.'


Scott sees the slippery slope leading to the recent Supreme Court same-sex marriage decision as going back to the start of cultural Marxism with Herbert Marcuse and the Frankfort School. He was the teacher of Saul Alinsky and laid out the radical agenda that gays have adopted as their own from the time of the Stonewall riots of 1969.


Scott believes what we're seeing today is the end of a very long march through the institutions where our opponents are 'mopping up.' Christians, on the other hand, are entering a new phase where we will be increasingly persecuted and punished.


Peter added to Scott's comments by noting that homosexuals are now attacking what they view as religious-based discrimination which they also see as unacceptable. This has placed religious freedom in a cultural battle with homosexual so-called 'rights' and the more 'rights' given by the government to homosexuals, the more gay power grows.


As this Crosstalk moves along you'll learn about:


--Scott's lawsuit involving an LGBT advocacy group in East Africa that is trying to charge him with crimes against humanity.


--A case where conversion therapy was deemed to be 'consumer fraud.'


--The guest's thoughts on the Raffi Freedman-Gurspan hiring.


--The 5-stage process that Scott believes the homosexual movement uses: tolerance, acceptance, celebration, forced participation in the culture and finally punishment of all dissenters.


--The Equality Act(Senate Bill 1858 & House Resolution-3185)that seeks to expand the 1964 Civil Rights Act to include sexual orientation in public education, public facilities, accommodations, employment, etc.


...and much more.




More Information:


Americans for Truth website:

​www.americansfortruth.com


www.defendthefamily.com

Posted on August 17th, 2015

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Air Date: August 17, 2015

Host:  Jim Schneider

Guest: Tom DeWeese

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From September 25th through the 27th, the United Nations will host a sustainable development summit in New York. This new agenda is said to be guided by the purposes and principles of the charter of the United Nations. It's called the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Specific goals of the plan are to begin implementation on January 1, 2016.


Joining Jim to discuss sustainable development and the 2030 Agenda was Tom DeWeese. Tom is the president of the American Policy Center. He is one of the nation's leading advocates of individual liberty, free enterprise, private property rights, personal privacy, back-to-basics education and American sovereignty and independence and protecting our Constitutionally guaranteed rights.


According to Tom, sustainable development is a comprehensive blueprint for changing human society while using the environment as the excuse to control consumption patterns and growth in our communities. Social justice is a major point as well. However, he believes social justice within the context of sustainable development involves redistribution of wealth and top-down control.


Sustainable development is the policy of Agenda 21. Agenda 21 was first introduced to the world at the Earth Summit of 1992 in Rio de Janeiro. It called for every nation on earth to implement these ideas in order to change human society.


Tom described the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development as Agenda 21 on steroids. Those promoting this new effort are not only involving the environment, they're also getting involved in health care, economics and even gender equality.


This program will also look at how this agenda helps show the U.N.'s contradiction between controlling mortality rates while allowing abortion; their desire to empower women and girls; how the production and consumption of products and international trade agreements will be affected; global solidarity; legal identity for all including birth registration and more.




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www.americanpolicy.org

Posted on August 14th, 2015

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Air Date: August 14, 2015

Host : Jim Schneider

Guest: Usama Dakdok

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Usama Dakdok is the founder of the Straight Way of Grace Ministry. He was born and raised in Egypt in a Christian home. He learned Islam in the schools and also studied Shariah. He speaks fluent Arabic. He began the Straight Way of Grace Ministry as he travels across the country revealing the truth about Islam. He has translated the Qur'an and has authored the books, 'Exposing the Truth About the Qur'an.' He hosts a daily radio program on VCY America entitled, 'Revealing the Truth About Islam.'


Some people around the nation are receiving hard-bound copies of 'The Holy Qur'an—Color Coded Translation with Arabic Text.' Why is this happening? Usama believes Muslims are trying to convince Americans that the Qur'an is holy when it's not.


Usama went on to describe how liberal, wicked, ungodly churches are welcoming Muslims. Since such churches are proud to have the Qur'an in the church, Muslims are thinking that perhaps they can get others like Vic Eliason and Jim Schneider to read the Qur'an, hence the wider distribution of their alleged holy book.


Interestingly, Usama noted how these Muslims haven't even read the Qur'an they are sending out, either in Arabic or English. He began his defense of this point by having Jim open the Qur'an to chapter 5 verse 51 where it says:


'Oh ye who believe, take not the Jews and the Christians for your friends and protectors.'


Then Usama had Jim move to verses 72 and 73:


'They do blaspheme who say, 'Allah is Christ the son of Mary.' They do blaspheme who say, 'Allah is one of three in a trinity.'


What is the punishment for 'blasphemers' who believe that Christ is the son of Mary and who believe in the trinitarian aspect of the Godhead? Usama had Jim read the following in chapter 47 verse 4:


'Therefore when ye meet the unbelievers in fight, smite at their necks.'


Usama noted that the phrase 'in fight' is not in the original Arabic but the meaning is the same. When you meet the Christians who believe the things noted above, cut off their heads.


Jim then read what it says in the cover letter received with the copy of the Qur'an that was mailed to VCY America. It describes Islam as bringing together faith in one God and then noted that this faith is:


'A virtuous character imbued with humbleness, integrity and compassion and the establishment of peace and social justice in the world.'


How can Islam claim to nurture such characteristics in people when its holy book calls for the beheading of what it describes as blasphemers? This contradiction becomes even more apparent as this program moves along with Jim and Usama also discussing the following points:


--The danger of Shariah finance.
--Islam's view of divorce.
--Does Louis Farrakhan of the Nation of Islam accurately teach the Qur'an?
--Islamic man in Dubai lets his daughter drown rather than let her be touched by
strangers.
--A 10 year old boy was beaten for wrongly reciting the Qur'an.
--Why the attraction by some to want to join ISIS?
--What is Chrislam?


...and much more.

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www.thestraightway.org

941-223-1703

Posted on August 13th, 2015

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Air Date: August 13, 2015

Host : Jim Schneider

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Jim Schneider once again presented Crosstalk listeners with a round-up of news items of importance to the Christian community.


Stories featured on this broadcast included:


--Planned Parenthood allegedly would regularly steal aborted baby organs without
obtaining consent of the mother.
--A new report shows that the University of Wisconsin is caught up in the aborted
baby parts controversy.
--2 legislators have introduced legislation that would ban the sale of fetal body
parts in Wisconsin. UW-Madison Dean Dr. Robert Golden spoke against this bill.
--A company plans to harvest parts from aborted babies, transfer them into
animals and get them to grow large enough to use as a replacement organ for
needy patients.
--A prosecutor in the Harris County, Texas, DA's office that is currently
investigating a Houston Planned Parenthood abortion clinic for selling aborted
baby parts, serves on the board of directors for Planned Parenthood.
--The White House warns states that they could be violating federal law if they
cut Planned Parenthood out of their state's Medicaid program.
--The Governor of Indiana signs into law a new measure mandating that aborted
babies must be buried or cremated.
--Donald Trump says that Planned Parenthood is an abortion factory but that he may
continue funding the non-abortion aspects of their business if elected to the
presidency.
--Donald Trump claims to be strongly pro-life but did not say specifically when a
baby becomes a person.
--Ben Carson says that the argument that abortion is necessary in order to save
the life of the mother is spurious. In the case of rape and incest he believes
that he would hope a woman would go to the hospital and obtain the RU-486
abortion drug.
--A federal judge's order that a county clerk must violate her Christian faith
and issue a marriage license to a same-sex couple is now under challenge at the
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.
--Senate Bill 1858 (the Equality Act) would essentially wipe out free speech and
religious liberty on the issues of homosexuality and gender change by declaring
these behaviors to be civil rights in America.
--A Toledo judge who cited his religious faith in declining to perform same-sex
marriages has now agreed to allow an advisory body's decision that he and all
judges in Ohio must do so to remain impartial.
--Target stores are phasing out gender based signs except in the apparel
departments.
--Pro-gay cartoons on the rise.
--Rodney James Quine, convicted of 1st degree murder, kidnapping and robbery and
serving a life sentence in the California prison system, has sued the federal
government to pay for transgender surgery.
--Liberty Counsel is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to review New Jersey Assembly
Bill 3371 that prohibits minors from receiving any form of counseling to reduce
or eliminate unwanted same sex attractions, behaviors or identity.
--A lesbian couple committed a fake 'hate crime' by setting fire to their
Tennessee home and blamed their neighbor in order to collect the insurance
money.
--2 of the 4 classified e-mails found on Hillary Clinton's private e-mail server
were top secret.
--The latest revelations concerning this top secret information has triggered
accusations that someone in her inner circle likely stripped the classification
markings illegally.
--Trey Gowdy, investigator of the Benghazi matter, says that the same prosecutors
who investigated CIA Director David Petraeus are now investigating Hillary
Clinton's e-mail issues.
--An attempt to clean up pollutants at a Colorado goldmine closed in 1994 ends up
in the release of 3 million gallons of highly contaminated waste water that
flowed into a local river.
--Residents of 3 New Mexico towns have been forced into emergency water rations
after the disastrous Colorado spill.
--British police and intelligence services are working to unravel a reported plot
by ISIS terrorists to detonate a pressure-cooker bomb at VJ Day commemoration
ceremonies in London this weekend.
--ISIS claims responsibility for a truck bomb in Baghdad that killed at least 67
people.
--Secretary of State John Kerry admitted that Iran can purchase conventional
weapons in violation of the current U.N. embargo without triggering snap-back
sanctions under the nuclear deal.
--Kerry also warned that the U.S. dollar may cease to be the world's reserve
currency if Congress would vote to reapply sanctions to the regime in Tehran.
--Under the nuclear deal international sanctions will be removed on Iran's
banking, trade and energy sectors if Tehran agrees to certain curbs on its
nuclear program. The lifting of these provides a new market—80 million
consumers creating the potential for staggering business opportunities and
Europeans are rushing to profit from this.
--Iran's prayer leader called on the Muslim nations of the world to unite and
expel the Zionists from the region.
--President Obama vows he will not be defeated in passing the Iran nuclear deal.
--Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer has spoken out in opposition to the nuclear
deal.
--A tight knit group of ISIS fighters claims it has again hacked the computers of
U.S. military personnel.

Posted on August 12th, 2015

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Air Date: August 12, 2015

Host : Jim Schneider

Guest: Michael Oard

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The weather always seems to be a topic of interest among people. When there's severe weather, media programming is suspended so that the public can be kept safe. Many people watch or listen to late day newscasts for the sole purpose of finding out what the weather will be like for the upcoming day.


Tied in with the weather is the subject of global warming. In fact, our government continues to try and convince us that global warming is the greatest threat to mankind. However, from Genesis 8:22 we know that the seasons will continue and day and night will not cease.


Joining Jim to discuss weather was Michael Oard. Michael is a retired meteorologist with the National Weather Service who served as a lead forecaster for 20 years in Great Falls, Montana. He has both his bachelors and masters in Atmospheric Science. He's published numerous articles in support of biblical creation and has authored several books including 'The New Weather Book' a part of the 'Wonders of Creation Series.'


Michael's book begins by establishing the fact that Jesus is the creator of the world which includes the weather. Does this mean he created dangerous weather? Michael believes he didn't at the beginning because God said that the creation was very good. Dangerous weather came about because of man's willful sin (Genesis 3) yet this kind of weather not only shows that the earth has been cursed by sin but it demonstrates the power of God acting in nature.


Beginning with some interesting facts about thunderstorms and lightning, this program answers numerous weather related questions, including some that deal with the creation of the earth. For example:


--Why is the sun the ultimate cause of weather?
--What do red skies in the morning mean? In the evening?
--Does the amount of salt in the oceans provide a clue as to the age of the earth?
--Why is the color of snow white?
--What is the largest recorded hailstone?
--Why have warm climate fossils been found in the north?
--What should we know about climate change?




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To obtain a copy of 'The New Weather Book' for a donation of $20 or more to Crosstalk, call 1-800-729-9829 or go to www.vcyamerica.org


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