Date: March 24, 2016
Host: Jim Schneider
Jim opened the floodgates and presented many stories of interest to Crosstalk listeners. Stories included:
–Millions of Muslims worldwide are are sympathizing with and supporting the
objectives of ISIS.
–Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu says that what happened in Europe is
part of one continuous attack on us all.
–Brussels terrorists were preparing an attack on a nuclear power plant and had
recorded 12 hours of reconnaissance footage.
–Devout Muslim jihad killers tried to maximize the pain and suffering in the
Brussels event with nails, bolts and glass in their bombs.
–ISIS claiming responsibility for multiple bombings in Belgium that left dozens
dead and hundreds injured. Some locations chosen were meant to send a message
to the U.S.
–President Obama comes under attack for doing the tango and taking in other
pleasures on his visits to Cuba and Argentina amid the deadly terror attacks in
–President Obama compared the relationship between the U.S. and Cuba to that of
–President Obama said groups like ISIL can’t defeat or destroy us. Instead he
described climate change as a major problem.
–A number of cyber terrorist/hackers who claim they are affiliated with ISIS
reportedly posted a hit list that provides the name of not only 36 Minnesota law
enforcement officers but also personal details about the targeted officers.
–Donald Trump called for surveillance of radical Islam’s tentacles in the U.S.
–Ted Cruz blames the Brussels incident on failed leadership both at home and
–Muslim police in France are refusing to protect synagogues.
–Muslim taxi drivers accused of allegedly assaulting female passengers.
–The Obama administration has spent 3 years engaging in secret talks with Iran
that has resulted in the payment of nearly 2 billion dollars.
–The Department of Justice announced charges against 7 people with ties to the
Iranian government for computer hacking related crimes in connection with the
2013 hacking of a New York dam.
–Iran planning to erect a statue of the captured U.S. sailors.
–Lawmakers are gearing up for a new fight to slow the flow of refugees to the
U.S. saying Americans are compassionate by nature but politicians with personal
agendas and amnesty dreams should not be allowed to take advantage of that
kindheartedness and open the doors to security risks.
–Top homeland security official told border patrol agents that the Obama
administration has no intention of deporting many of the illegal immigrants
caught trying to sneak into the U.S. ordering instead that they be released so
they don’t clog up our courts.
–A 50 year old Chinese man has pleaded guilty to being involved in a plot to hack
into systems containing sensitive U.S. military data.
–An Australian port is being leased to a Chinese company for 361 million so that
they can raise money for local infrastructure projects. The problem is, the
Chinese could use the port to spy on nearby Australian and U.S. military forces.
–U.S. to be sending a rocket launcher to the Philippines for military exercises.
–All Marines are forced to undergo training to erase unconscious bias as women
begin to enter all combat roles for the first time.
–After coming under fire from atheist groups for the distribution of free Bibles,
the Delta County School District has approved the circulation of atheistic,
secular, and satanic literature to middle and high school students.
–Students in a Missouri school district are pushing back after an atheist
organization recently sent a letter to local officials demanding that an area
youth pastor be prohibited from leading prayers during a lunch period.
–North Carolina legislators decided to rein-in local government by approving a
bill that prevents cities and counties from passing their own anti-
–Michigan’s Department/Board of Education has drafted a set of guidelines that
asks schools to allow students to make their own decisions regarding which
bathroom they wish to use, the gender by which they want to be identified and
the names by which they want to be called.
–The Human Rights Campaign is outraged by costs related to legislation that
stands up for decency and morality.
–Little boy who stood beside President Obama as he signed the Affordable Care Act
has come out as a transgender.
–Last week 43 House and 4 Senate members co-authored legislation that seeks to
protect the privacy, modesty and safety concerns of the public. In Minnesota
the legislation is HF3396, HF3395 & SF3002.
–The NFL warned the State of Georgia over religious freedom bill.
–Disney/Marvel Studios threatens to boycott the State of Georgia if the governor
doesn’t veto a religious freedom bill.
–Bill Clinton told a campaign rally that Hillary can help America rise together
and put the awful legacy of the last 8 years behind us.
–The son of George Soros has donated 1 million to the political arm of Planned
–John Bolton, former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. stated that he believes that the
FBI will explode if Hillary Clinton ultimately is not indicted for her e-mail
–John Kasic said he would consider nominating Merrick Garland for the Supreme
–Last week’s final approval of Indiana’s new abortion law is causing a nationwide
Michigan Department/Board of Education-Staff Superintendent