News Round-Up and Comment

Date:  July 24, 2020  
Host:  Jim Schneider  
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Here’s a sample of the stories that Jim rolled out for this week’s edition of the ‘Round-Up’:

–The U.S. government ordered China to shut down its consulate in Houston over spying issues.

–Chinese diplomats recorded burning documents after the State Department ordered  the closure of the consulate in Houston.  Documents were spotted being burned in the consulate courtyard.

–China has ordered the closure of the U.S. consulate in the western city of Chengdu.

–A U.S. Senate panel has approved a ban on use of the Chinese owned Tik-Tok app on government devices.

–Tik-Tok announced a plan to create thousands of American jobs amid scrutiny from lawmakers who believe the company is linked to the Chinese Communist Party.

–Secretary of State Mike Pompeo identified China as the world’s greatest threat and called on Western nations to unite against Beijing as part of a global effort to eradicate the Communist Party’s growing control of the international order.

–The family that owns the New York Times report they were slave holders.

–House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that fumigation may be needed to remove President Trump from the White House if he loses the election in November.

–Portland protesters, led by the anti-fascist group Pacific Northwest Youth Liberation Front, threatened police and set a number of fires in the city’s downtown Saturday evening.

–President Trump deployed an elite force of federal agents to handle ongoing riots in Portland Sunday.

–3 federal officers injured Monday in Portland may not recover their sight. 

–A board member of a Black Lives Matter affiliated organization, in charge of tens of millions of dollars raised by the organization, is a convicted terrorist that was pardoned by the Clinton administration.

–Black Lives Matter and Antifa mob activists attacked conservative columnist and author Michelle Malkin.

–A Black Lives Matter member arrested for kneeling on the neck of a 2 year old white child.

–President Donald Trump suggested he will dispatch federal agents to more major cities to protect federal property and to suppress violent riots.

–Chicago police have linked armed children (10-17 year olds) to at least 16 car jackings since the end of June in the city’s south-side. 

–The Seattle City Council finds that the slashing of the police budget would require firing police officers according to seniority and many of the junior officers that would be let go are blacks.  One City Council member suggested to fire only white officers. 

–Black Lives Matter organizer charged on six counts of possession of child pornography.

–The far left Black Lives Matter movement has risen to unprecedented levels of mainstream acceptance over the past few months thanks to the overwhelming number of endorsements at times accompanied by significant donations received from major brands and corporations.

–Senator Tom Cotton has introduced a new bill that would prohibit federal funds from being used to teach the 1619 Project at K-12 schools.

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