News Round-Up and Comment 10-22

​​Show Information:

Air date: October 22, 2015

Host:  Jim Schneider

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Jim Schneider manned the microphone to present Crosstalk listeners with details regarding the following news stories:

–U.S. Army special operator killed in a rescue mission that freed ISIS hostages n Iraq.
–A New York police officer is murdered and the man accused of the crime has been arrested 28 times since age 13.
–Hillary Clinton presenting testimony before Benghazi committee.
–Paul Ryan moving a step closer to the position of Speaker of the House.  (Jim went through numerous aspects of his voting record.)
–New poll released puts Ben Carson ahead of Donald Trump in Iowa.
–Ben Carson receiving Secret Service protection due in part to online threats after Carson commented that he doesn’t believe a Muslim should be president.
–Carly Fiorina’s stop at a Carolina pregnancy center last month made her the 5th Republican presidential candidate to visit the center over the past year.
–Former Virginia Senator Jim Webb drops out of the presidential race.
–The House to vote tomorrow to defund Planned Parenthood for one year.
–A Libertarian Party candidate in Florida admits to sacrificing a goat and drinking its blood 2 years ago as part of a pagan ritual.
–New Prime Minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau, said to be the ‘Obama’ of that nation.
–Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s defeat in Canada said to deprive Israel of arguably its strongest ally in the international arena. 
–The next 4 years may be ‘setback’ years in Canada when it comes to pro-life/pro-family issues under the Trudeau administration.
–Liberal professor compares law-abiding gun owners to slave owners and says they should be shot.
–Abortion clinic escort is impersonating Jesus Christ outside an Alabama abortion clinic.  He’s mocking God by calling himself, ‘Jesus Choice’ to promote child killing in the womb.
–Ohio rolling out new legislation to defund Planned Parenthood.
–Marijuana finding favor among Americans.
–Last week the ACLU filed multiple lawsuits in Missouri on behalf of 3 college students who claim they were wrongfully barred from receiving in-state tuition  because of their immigration status.
–An attempt to rename the Western Wall as a Muslim holy site fails.
–81 major corporations with operations in the U.S. have taken a White House pledge to demonstrate their support for action on climate change and the conclusion of a climate change agreement in Paris that takes a strong step forward    toward a low carbon sustainable future.
–Nearly 2 years into its implementation, the Obama administration is projecting 10 million fewer people enrolling in Obamacare in 2016 than originally expected.
–2 golf outings taken earlier this year by the President cost taxpayers nearly 2 million dollars in air transportation alone.
–Pro-Palestinian online video shows a young child wielding a carving knife and saying that she wants to stab a Jew.
–Muslim migrants set fire to a refugee camp taking ‘selfies’ while the flames burn in the background.
–12 year old Down-Syndrome girl saves her sister from drowning.

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