News Round-Up and Comment

Date:  February 14, 2020  
Host:  Jim Schneider  
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From the coronavirus to presidential candidates, Jim had much to present on this week’s edition of the ‘Round-Up.’  Stories included:

–The number of coronavirus cases in China spiked by 15,000 in a single day with now over 60,000 infections.

–Chinese government authorities responding to the virus epidemic had allegedly ordered round-the-clock house to house police searches to take the temperatures of all residents in Wuhan and detain anyone found to be sick or suspected of being sick using force, if necessary, and then warehousing them in enormous quarantine centers. 

–Videos out of China have been described as ‘apocalyptic’ showing workers in Wuhan fighting the virus by spraying city streets with disinfectant.

–Chinese funeral home workers are struggling to keep up with the number of bodies that need to be cremated.

–An adult website is offering free X-rated, live streaming to quarantined cruise ship passengers on ships docked in Japan outside of Hong Kong. 

–The communist Chinese government continues to claim they have the coronavirus under control but a lack of transparency and leaked videos show otherwise.

–Chinese legislators from 2 cities have approved emergency measures that would enable officials to temporarily seize homes, commercial property, public venues and vehicles thought to be contaminated, as well as commanding private businesses to produce any materials deemed necessary in fighting the coronavirus. 

–U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents intercepted a package at Dulles International Airport in Virginia that was filled with small dead birds.

–In recent months, government officials within China have confiscated Bibles from churches and threatened fines as part of an intensified crackdown on Christianity in an effort to eradicate illegal publications.

–Virginia House Democrats complain about pastor who took a firm stand for life and marriage during his invocation.  

–The White House says President Trump is not bothered or deterred after Attorney General William Barr told ABC News that Trump’s ‘tweets’ make it impossible for him to do his job. 

–Nancy Pelosi is ‘hot under the collar’ concerning the president ‘tweeting’ about the long sentence that ‘deep state’ prosecutors suggested for Roger Stone.  She’s promising new investigations into President Trump.

–Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio said that Congress is not doing its job of redistributing income in a fair way.

–Iowa Democratic Party Chairman Troy Price resigned from his position after the fiasco that took place following the state’s caucuses.

–Senator Bernie Sanders won the New Hampshire primary, catapulting him to the front of the field of primary presidential candidates.

–President Trump complained that CNN and MSNBC were refusing to talk about his record-setting number of voters in New Hampshire and Iowa.

–President Trump took an unannounced trip to Dover Air Base to take part in a somber ‘dignified transfer ceremony’ for two 28 year old soldiers that were killed in Afghanistan.

–A Republican voter registration tent gets rammed in a Walmart parking lot and gets little attention from major media.

–Senator Bernie Sanders reiterated his abortion stance, pledging to enshrine abortion into federal law and give more taxpayer money to the abortion industry.

–If she’s elected, Elizabeth Warren has a plan to weed out the pro-life employees that President Trump appointed to federal agencies.

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