News Roundup & Comment

Date: June 11, 2021  
Host: Jim Schneider
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Here’s a sample of what Jim presented to listeners on this News Round-Up & Comment broadcast:

–Concerning the “For the People Act” (HR-1), West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin says he will not vote for a bill that delivers a partisan advantage in elections.

–A unanimous Supreme Court Ruling Monday indicates that thousands of immigrants living in the U.S. due to humanitarian reasons are ineligible to apply to become permanent residents if they entered the country illegally.

–Democrats and much of the media are pushing to make permanent the pandemic-driven measures to relax voting rules during the 2020 elections.

–Vice President Kamala Harris claims that the current crisis on the U.S./Mexico border is largely the result of climate change and the economy.

–V.P. Harris slammed by AOC for telling Guatemalans not to come to the U.S. border.

–The number of migrants coming to the U.S./Mexico border reached a record high in May, but the number of unaccompanied children and families continues to go down.

–Texas Governor Greg Abbott is directing his state to immediately begin building border barriers in areas where migrants have been pouring over the U.S./Mexican border.

–Republicans are sweeping mayoral elections in Texas.

–The U.S. Senate has confirmed its first Muslim federal district court judge.

–St. Mark United Methodist Church has a message board that quotes the Qur’an.

–AOC gave a speech in which she provided the answer to crime.  She believes we need to stop building jails.

–President Biden is attempting to open an official consulate for the Palestinian Authority in Israel’s capital.

–House Democrats released a statement condemning Representative Ilhan Omar for comparing the U.S. and Israel to an Islamic terrorist organization.  

–Sunday, Israel’s parliament will be voting on the formation of a government  that could and would end Benjamin Netanyahu’s 12 year rule as Prime Minister.

–The Biden administration is warning Venezuela and Cuba to turn away Iranian ships believed to be carrying arms to Caracas, vowing to take appropriate measures to deter the threat to America and its allies in the West.

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