News Roundup 4-21-17

​Date:        April 21, 2017
Host:         Jim Schneider
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​The following stories made the cut on this edition of the ‘Round-Up’:

–The Special Court of retired judges has affirmed the removal of Chief Justice
Roy Moore from the Supreme Court of the State of Alabama. Ironically, this has
made him so popular in terms of name recognition, that there’s speculation he
may run for governor.
–Russian President Vladimir Putin orders troops and military resources toward the
border with North Korea over fears that war could trigger a refugee crisis.
–Russian ‘Bear’ bombers and spy planes fly near Alaska and Canada.
–Syria is moving its remaining planes to an airfield adjacent to a Russian air
–North Korea’s state media threatened to launch a super, mighty preemptive strike
that would reduce South Korea and the U.S. to ashes.
–Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the U.S.
–The Pentagon has announced that it will begin a new review of its nuclear
posture at the direction of President Trump amid rising tensions on the Korean
–Hawaii lawmakers dusting off their state’s emergency plans in case of attack on
the islands.
–North Korean officials have not responded to any requests from China’s
government to have diplomatic talks over tensions with the U.S.
–According to a defector, the North Korean director has a diabolic plan should
tensions with the U.S. escalate. If the U.S. attacks, diplomats, tourists and
foreign businessmen in South Korea will be at risk of being kidnapped, bringing
them back to the North and killing them.
–After slandering the North Korean dictator with jokes, a group of North Korean
soldiers and officers have been arrested and investigated and will be severely
punished possibly with the death penalty.
–North Korea’s vice foreign minister says he believes President Donald Trump’s
administration is more vicious and aggressive than that of former President
Barack Obama.
–The same Navy Seal team that killed Osama bin Laden is undergoing special
training in South Korea.
–President Trump’s White House has released the text of his new Hire American
executive order that orders a multi-agency reform of the nation’s many guest
worker programs to help raise the salaries and wages of American workers.
–Legislation has been introduced in Congress to defund and overturn a
controversial Obama administration decree from the U.S. Department of Housing
and Urban Development that would transform or diversify U.S. neighborhoods under
the direction of ‘big brother’.
–Deep state bureaucrats embedded with the Environmental Protection Agency are
reportedly using an encrypted smart phone app to covertly share secret messages
to block government oversight and undermine President Trump and the rule of law.
–The British spy agency known as GCHQ was digitally wiretapping Trump associates
going back to late 2015.
–Trump’s ratings have surged to 50% in latest Rasmussen poll.
–An MSNBC contributor sent out a Tweet hoping that ISIS would bomb President
Trump’s property in Turkey.
–America’s first Somali legislator says there should be life insurance for
–Abdullah Rashid says his group, General Presidency of the Religious Affairs and
Welfare of the Ummah, is trying to enforce the civil part of Sharia law in the
–President Trump is due to deport thousands of Somali nationals.
–Ontario’s accommodation to Muslim student demands for religious education
causing controversy among non-Muslim students.
–A police officer was shot dead and two others seriously wounded Thursday in
Paris. ISIS is claiming responsibility.
–According to newly released statistics by Immigration and Customs Enforcement,
the arrest of illegal aliens has increased 32.6% during the first several weeks
of the Trump administration.
–Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach announced that he has obtained the first
conviction of a non-U.S. citizen who illegally voted in a Kansas election.
–Congress must pass an emergency funding bill or face a government shutdown.
–Alabama state senators advance a bill that would add the right to life for
unborn babies in the Alabama constitution.
–Iowa lawmakers approve a bill to prohibit abortions after 20 weeks.
–A federal judge announced that he will issue a ruling striking down long-
standing provisions of Missouri law that establish health and safety standards
for abortion clinics.
–An Oklahoma bill that would prohibit abortions on unborn babies with Downs
Syndrome and other special needs will not get a hearing because a state
Republican refused to hear it in his committee.
–State senate committee in California passed legislation that would expand
abortions by requiring state universities to provide abortion pills on campus.
–Euthanasia deaths in the Netherlands rose by 10% last year.
–A Florida public high school math teacher punishes students who don’t agree with
her LGBT propaganda.
–The LGBT movement’s other goal is to reduce the age of consent to 10 years old
for psychiatric therapy without parental knowledge or consent. It passed in
Colorado on Tuesday.
–United Methodist Church Judicial Council will be ruling next week if gay and
lesbian members of the clergy can retain their pastoral roles.
–Plans are in the works in the U.K. for an equality oath in which teachers,
doctors and other public officials would be forced to swear.
–Judge Neil Gorsuch waited only 15 minutes before asking his first question in a
case dealing with employment discrimination on Monday.
–Michael Newdow is at it again with his belief that ‘In God We Trust’ must be
removed from our currency.
–Scientists and climate activists opposed to the Trump administration to bring
their message to D.C. via a ‘March for Science’.

More Information:

To contact your legislators concerning the possible continuance of President Obama’s budget that would allow funding to remain for Planned Parenthood, call 202-224-3121 or 202-225-3121.

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