News Round-up & Comment

Date:  August 30, 2019  
Host:  Jim Schneider  
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Some of the many stories Jim covered on today’s broadcast … 

–Hurricane Dorian became a Category 3 storm and could move to Category 4 as it approaches southeast Florida.

–Outrage flowed freely at the Democratic National Committee’s rules this week to only allow 10 of the current 20 presidential candidates making the cut for the next debate being held September 12th.

–Wednesday Senator Ted Cruz took issue with Senator Bernie Sanders when Sanders heaped praise on Communist China in which he communicated that the nation has made more progress in addressing extreme poverty than any country in the history of civilization.

–A man at an event in South Carolina for 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke was booed for urging America to return to God and prayer in schools in response to an epidemic of mass shootings.

–Pro-abortion Senator Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of the race for president.

–CNN hosted former Duke University Psychiatry Department Chair Dr. Allen Frances to comment on President Trump’s mental health.  He proceeded to claim that the president is as destructive in this century as Hitler, Mao and Stalin were in the last.  

–Former Congressman Joe Walsh has announced his candidacy for the 2020 GOP  nomination as he vows to defeat President Trump. 

–The Cherokee Nation has announced that it will, for the first time, appoint a delegate to Congress. 

–Minnesota Democratic Representative Ilhan Omar is refuting an allegation that she’s having an affair with a Washington, D.C., area political consultant whose firm has received thousands of dollars from the campaign.

–Ilhan Omar demanded this week that the U.S. bring in the United Nations to handle the border crisis at the U.S/Mexico border.

–Joe Arpaio announced his 2020 bid for a 7th term as sheriff of Maricopa County, Arizona.

–Catalina Lauf, a 26 year old Latina conservative, announced last week that she’s running for the 14th Congressional District seat in Illinois.

–Republican Senator Johnny Isakson, the chair of the Senate Veterans’ Affairs Committee and a long-time Georgia lawmaker, has announced he will resign at the end of the year.

–Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy will resign to focus on his family.

–President Trump’s administration is rallying pro-life nations to stand up to the U.N.’s pro-abortion agenda.

–A remarkable cutting edge medical intervention has given joy to a family and life to their baby boy who was threatened by a rare illness inside the womb.

–For the time being, Missouri cannot enforce a law enacted in May banning abortion on babies with beating hearts according to a temporary injunction that was issued Tuesday.  

–Some state legislatures around the nation are attempting to make it legal for minor children to get vaccinated, in particular with the controversial HPV shot, without the consent of their parents.

–A 20 year old former star high school athlete from Wisconsin was hospitalized in Florida with severe lung injuries that his family believes is linked to vaping.

–Americans spent on the order of 150 billion dollars on cocaine, marijuana, heroine and meth in 2016.

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