News Round-Up and Comment

Date:  October 11, 2019  
Host:  Jim Schneider  
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Here’s a peak at some of the news items Jim presented on this week’s edition of the ‘Round-Up’:

–An Iranian oil tanker cruising off the coast of Saudi Arabia was rocked by a pair of missiles.

–An 8 page letter, written by White House Counsel, was sent to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi responding to the unprecedented, unconstitutional impeachment inquiry launched against President Trump.

–Ukraine’s president said President Trump did not seek to blackmail him during a phone call in July or during a meeting in September.

–Senator Lindsey Graham has invited President Trump’s personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, to appear before a committee to hear his concerns about Ukraine corruption

–At a ‘town hall’ gathering in Rochester, New Hampshire, former Vice President Joe Biden called for President Trump to be impeached.

–Freshman Representative Elissa Slotkin of Michigan was greeted with jeers for publicly backing the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

–A top psychology group in Australia is now saying children should undergo irreversible gender transition surgery without parental consent.

–Transgenders by the hundreds are fed up with the lifestyle choice and are wanting to return to living as their birth gender, prompting the creation of an advocacy network to help them.

–President Trump’s White House announced it would suspend entry into the country   for migrants that would financially burden the U.S. healthcare system and are seeking a visa.

–Representative Alexandria Occasio Cortez unveiled a 6-part bill package that would give federal benefits to illegal aliens.

–Alexandria Occasio Cortez is also promoting prison abolition.

–The anti-Semitic, Yom Kippur shooter was arrested after live-streaming himself killing two people near a German synagogue while ranting about the holocaust, feminism and immigration.

–Senator and presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren has proposed rolling back tax cuts implemented by the Trump administration in 2018 and also imposing an ‘ultra-milllionaire tax’ an ‘excessive lobbying tax’ and an increased tax on gun manufacturers. 

–Elizabeth Warren claims she was fired from a teaching job because she was pregnant.  Is she telling the truth?

–Former Vice President Joe Biden has to deal with the fact that for the first time during the 2020 Democrat presidential race, he’s not definitively ahead.

–The Human Rights Campaign Foundation and CNN co-hosted a ‘town-hall’ event called, ‘Power of Our Pride’ devoted to LGBTQ issues.

–Liberty Counsel is defending Sandra Merritt against Planned Parenthood’s multi-million dollar civil lawsuit as punishment for her undercover investigation that revealed and exposed the organization’s unethical and potential illegal profiting from human baby body parts.

–A new study shows that women who’ve had an abortion face an increased risk for mental health problems.

–New congressional legislation would require states to disclose the number of babies born after failed abortions

–Nancy Pelosi slams state lawmaker efforts to protect unborn babies as ‘dangerous.’ 

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