News Roundup 3-3-17

​​Date:         March 3, 2017
Host:         Jim Schneider
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​This news round-up broadcast featured details concerning the following stories:

–Attorney General Jeff Sessions held a press conference yesterday to state
his answers to a question that was put to him about his alleged Russian
involvement in the presidential campaign. He will recuse himself from any
existing or future investigations of any matter relating to the presidential
–Democrats aghast after learning that Sessions met twice as senator with Russia’s
ambassador to the U.S. without telling Congress at his confirmation hearing. As
it turns out, the Russian ambassador is no stranger to lawmakers on both sides
of the aisle.
–Former President Obama’s close confidant, Valerie Jarrett, is said to have moved
into the Obama’s new, D.C. home that is now alleged to be the ‘nerve center’ for
their plans to mastermind the insurgency against President Trump.
–Former President Obama has inked a 65 million dollar deal for his memoir in a
joint agreement that will include a book written by former first lady Michelle
–Some are trying to get former President Obama to run for president of France.
–New Democratic Party chair Tom Perez is said to be a pro-abortion radical as was
his predecessor.
–Pamela Geller believes that Tom Perez had a shameful record of pro-
Sharia initiatives.
–Representative Keith Ellison of Minnesota once boasted that the breaking of the
Muslim barrier on the ‘Hill’ would usher in dozens of other Muslim lawmakers
like him and that he had an election-by-election vision for increasing their
–A Muslim leader is now spiritual leader to 14,000 U.S. Army soldiers.
–An investigation uncovers that hundreds of non-U.S. citizens are registered to
vote in Ohio and dozens of them did vote illegally.
–An Oregon judge is being investigated after she allegedly helped an illegal
immigrant elude ICE agents in January by guiding the man through an employee
entrance/exit at the courthouse.
–Voces de la Frontera and the Mexican consulate are holding family defense
workshops around Wisconsin to discuss how they can organize against Trump’s
campaign of state terror against immigrant families.
–The Pentagon officially declares the terror group ISIS as the group they’ve been
fighting for years.
–Defense Secretary gives the White House a plan to rapidly defeat ISIS.
–U.S. government military and civilian units have warned for nearly 25 years
about a damaging cyber attack dubbed the electronic ‘Pearl Harbor’.
–Iran poised to go on a major military shopping spree in 2020.
–A video clip shows IRGC strategist threatening to unleash terror cells in the
U.S. targeting nuclear missile launch facilities.
–In late February Russian media was reporting that the nation signed an agreement
to sell a number of fighter jets to the United Arab Emirates.
–Sweden introduces a military draft for men and women.
–A former Black Lives Matter activist claims his comrades planned to burn down
the Minnesota State Capitol in St. Paul and the governor’s mansion if the police
officer who fatally shot a black man during a traffic stop had not been
–Coal mines now buzzing again in the central Appalachian region.
–A proposal to provide protections for religious or faith based adoption agencies
that deny child placement to unmarried or same-sex couples cleared a major
hurdle in the House of Representatives. They passed SB-149 on a 43-20 vote
after amending the proposal to require religious agencies to clearly outline
statements of faith.
–Controversial plans to enforce relationships education in primary schools
will include no right of withdrawal for parents across England.
–Disney’s upcoming remake of Beauty and the Beast will have a gay sub-plot,
thought to be the first in the company’s history.
–Husband and wife bakers in Oregon appealed their case after being ordered to pay
$135,000 in damages for declining to make a cake for a same-sex wedding.
–The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) says 122 members of Congress have signed on to a
letter that is urging President Trump to reinstate critical guidelines detailing
school obligations to transgender students under Title IX.
–Pro-life students protested a Planned Parenthood fund raiser that featured
Barbara Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush.
–The Susan B. Anthony list is announcing a new television ad buy that’s urging
Congress to redirect taxpayer funding from Planned Parenthood to other health
care facilities that do not promote abortion.
–The North Dakota Department of Emergency Services has reported that a Florida-
based cleanup company it hired to clean up the Dakota Access Pipeline protest
camp, has run up a bill of one-million dollars. That’s due to having to clean
up 24,000 tons of trash, garbage, rotting food, tents, teepees, sleeping bags,
dozens of empty propane tanks, human waste and several cars. New information
revealed indicates the bill will have to be picked up by taxpayers.
–When a home schooling mom discovered that several publicly funded libraries were
offering sex-ed classes for minors led by an LGBT activist, a prostitution
promoter and a self-proclaimed pole dancer, she became engaged and did something
about it. As a result, all but one class has been canceled.
–A Detroit area school system has branded itself a safe haven for refugees and
–A Somali man who came to the U.S. as a child refugee has jumped bail and remains
at large after being charged with attempted murder in Aberdeen, South Dakota.
–By the middle of the century, the worldwide Muslim population will roughly equal
that of Christians and by the end of the century will exceed it.
–A transgender girl who identifies as a boy wins girl’s wrestling tournament.
–The mayor of Seattle delivered his state-of-the-city address at a mosque instead
of at city hall.

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