News Round-Up and Comment

Date:  January 03, 2020  
Host:  Jim Schneider  
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Jim’s ‘Round-Up’ mentioned these and many other stories:

–The Pentagon has confirmed that President Trump ordered the attack that killed Iranian General Qassim Soleimani and other military officials at the Baghdad International Airport.

–The U.S. State Department indicated that General Soleimani was actively developing plans to attack American diplomats and service members throughout Iraq and the region.

–The Supreme Leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, warned that harsh retaliation is waiting for the United States.

–The siege outside the U.S. embassy in Baghdad came to an end Wednesday afternoon after dozens of pro-Iranian militia men and their supporters withdrew from the compound.

–The liberal left media put forth a false narrative that President Trump was golfing while our embassy in Iraq was under attack.

–Sanctions imposed by President Trump on Iran have now more than erased the benefits given them by President Barack Obama under the nuclear deal.

–The Marine Corps is authorizing marines and civilians in Marine Corps law enforcement roles to carry personal firearms while on base.

–A Christmas card by a notorious magazine wished members of Congress a merry Christmas yet when you open the card, it showed an image of a dead Donald Trump. 

–The editor-in-chief of Christianity Today magazine, who called for President Trump’s removal from office, is stepping down at the end of this week.

–Former Vice President Joe Biden tried to walk back comments that he would not comply with a Senate subpoena in President Trump’s impeachment trial.

–Joe Biden said that if elected president, he would nominate former President Barack Obama for the U.S. Supreme Court, if he wants the job.

–Julian Castro, former Obama housing secretary, is out of the race for president.

–Congressman John Lewis of Georgia announced that he’s undergoing treatment for pancreatic cancer.

–Panasonic and Sharp corporation plants go Sharia compliant so that their products meet halal standards.  

–The first Muslim woman to be elected to the Pennsylvania State Legislature pleads guilty to charges of perjury, record tampering, and embezzling over $500,000 in Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security disability funds and donations to a non-profit facility that she established, to allegedly serve low-income mentally ill and drug addicted people in her district.

–Israel has set an all-time record of 4.5 million visitors in 2019.

–The Jewish fertility rate overtook the Arab rate in 2018 for the first time in the history of State of Israel.

–Taxpayers are stuck paying out over $42,000 for police protection at Drag Queen Story Hours in Chula Vista, California.

–Public school officials and ACLU attorneys in the Golden State are battling parents over a legally mandated opt-out allowance for sex-ed which allows disapproving parents to shield their children from such lessons.

–A Colorado high school under fire for assigning sexually explicit material which contained vulgar language and passages about sexting with minors without parental consent.

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