Jim brought listeners up-to-date with what’s happening in the news with this Wednesday edition of the ‘Round-Up’. Stories included:
–After memorializing Fidel Castro, U.N. member states consider, ‘The Question of
–Islamic State claims responsibility for brutal terrorist attack at Ohio State
–House Speaker Nancy Pelosi fends off challenge to her leadership reign by
defeating Democrat opponent Tim Ryan of Ohio.
–President-elect Donald Trump tabs Congressman Tom Price to be Secretary of
Health and Human Services.
–Planned Parenthood outraged at the nomination of Price.
–Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio threatens violence if Trump tries to defund Planned
–Steve Mnuchin and Wilbur Ross confirmed their nominations to lead the U.S.
Treasury and Commerce Departments respectively.
–The federal debt moved above the 19.9 trillion mark for the first time as of the
close of business November 22.
–Trump nominated Elaine Chao to hold the post of Transportation Secretary.
–Governor Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina, accepts nomination to the post
of ambassador to the United Nations.
–Trump selects Betsy DeVos to head the U.S. Department of Education.
–Trump tweeted that he plans to move completely out of his personal businesses to
concentrate on running the nation.
–Carrier (air conditioner company) reaches an agreement with President-elect
Trump to keep 1,000 jobs in Indianapolis.
–Trump can recast the direction of the federal court from the earliest days of
–Wisconsin, Michigan and Pennsylvania presidential recount efforts underway.
–The Department of Health and Human Services is raiding some of its accounts to
cover a shortfall in housing those who are illegally coming over the border.
–During a recent speech, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito gave the opinion
that religious freedom might be in greater danger than the right to free speech.
–Washington Republican State Senator Doug Ericksen is working on a bill that
would create a new type of crime known as ‘economic terrorism’.
–Google Maps temporarily re-named President-elect Donald Trump’s headquarters
–The Judiciary Committee is pushing a human tracking chip law. (HR4919)
–Globalists demanding the surrender of vast new powers over taxation and
national policy to the United Nations.
–Hampshire College in Massachusetts will no longer fly the American flag.
–The Obama administration is warning Americans not to cast blame on Muslims after
the Ohio State attack.
–Representative Peter King of New York said the Ohio State attack has all the
indicators of terrorism.
–Ohio State attack causes some to call for more gun control in spite of the fact
that the suspect struck with a knife.
–An appeals court upholds a lower court ruling siding with the New York School
District that instructed a teacher to cleanse Christianity from her classroom.
–The U.S. Supreme Court refuses to hear the case of Kansas parents concerning
state science standards that are promoting atheism.
–Abortionist LeRoy Carhart will no longer be performing abortions at a facility
in Germantown, Maryland.
–Although black Americans make up 13.3% of the population, they are responsible
for 35% of the total reported abortions.
–A pro-family group is assailing the jeweler known as Zales for normalizing sin
due to an ad featuring a lesbian wedding.