News Round-Up

Air Date: November 21, 2014

Host: Jim Schneider

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From the latest on immigration to the happenings in Ferguson, Missouri, and more, Jim Schneider hosted this news round-up and comment program that featured many stories of interest to Crosstalk listeners. Stories included:

--During a press conference at the White House earlier this week, an ABC reporter asked if President Obama still stands by his quote that he's not the emperor of the United States.

--Last evening, President Obama declared that he will unilaterally halt deportations of millions of illegal aliens despite strong objections from numerous members of Congress and widespread opposition from the American public. Jim quoted scathing criticism from Senator elect James Lankford of Oklahoma, Louie Gohmert of Texas, Representative Trey Gowdy, Senator Rand Paul, Jim Jordan of Ohio and Lamar Smith, former chairman of the House Judiciary Committee.

--President Obama heading to Las Vegas for a rally in support of his immigration overhaul where he will be signing his executive order.

--President Obama's unilateral amnesty will gut the long standing 'Secure Communities' program. This program allows state officials to transfer illegal immigrants to federal agencies.

--Sheriff Joe Arpaio is suing President Obama over the President's immigration executive order.

--Sheriffs across the nation planning to march on Washington, D.C. in December.

--Mexico has reported its first domestic case of the mosquito-borne disease known as chikungunya.

--Violence spikes at school for illegal alien students.

--The chief architect of Obamacare, Jonathan Gruber, raked in 5.9 million in taxpayer dollars through federal and state contracts between 2008 and 2014 by agencies such as The Departmet of Health and Human Services, the National Institutes of Health, the Department of Justice, the Department of State and state contracts from Michigan, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin.

--President Obama layed out his plan for the freedom of the Internet, reclassifying broadband Internet as a utility.

--Another high profile gay activist arrested for alleged sex abuse/sodomy with a teenage boy.

--Newly elected Republican congressman faces criticism after hiring a same-sex marriage supporter as his first chief of staff.

--Proctor and Gamble publicly supports same-sex marriage.

--Kansas City emergency shelter will not house same-sex couples together.

--Missouri governor declares state of emergency for 30 days.

--While Ferguson, Missouri, and the nation wait for the grand jury's announcement pertaining to the investigation of officer Darren Wilson and his incident with teenager Michael Brown, a non-partison group that investigates government corruption announced yesterday the release of Justice Department records regarding alleged interference into the Ferguson investigation by President Obama and Attorney General Eric Holder.

--Attorney General Eric Holder visits the home of Michael Brown's family stoking resentment by telling them about his experience with police officers that left him angry and upset.

--Many outsiders have gathered around St. Louis to plan their reponse to the grand jury outcome in the Ferguson case.

--It's been revealed that on November 5th, high-profile protestors met secretly with President Obama and Al Sharpton.

--A 'Militant Resistance' group has offered $5,000 for details of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson's whereabouts.

--Protestors have been holding training sessions, training activists in preparation for the day that the grand jury makes their decision in the Ferguson case.

--Muslims attempting to bring Islamic component to the Ferguson protests.

--Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi blames the Jews for plundering Muslim economies and installing corrupt dictators to run Islamic lands.

--U.S. Muslim party being formed for the next presidential race.

--Partners of the national 'popular vote' effort that seeks to bypass the electoral college have announced a possible December surprise that could change the nation's electoral system by 2016.

--Obama administration releases five Guantanamo prisoners.

--Head of the NSA says China can 'shut down' parts of our nation's electric power grid via cyber attack.

--Hackers from China breach the federal weather network.

--Athens County, Ohio, courthouse has been displaying a church directory. It's being recommended that it be removed.

--NFL and event organizers are set to announce for the first time that the league will expand its outreach on contracting opportunities for the 50th anniversary Super Bowl to businesses owned by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

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