News Roundup and Comment

Date:  April 05, 2019  
Host:   Jim Schneider  
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Stories from this week’s edition of the ‘Round-Up’ included:

  • Louis Farrakhan claims Jesus came 2,000 years too early and that he is Jesus.
  • The Council on American/Islamic Relations (C.A.I.R) co-founder and long-time board member Omar Ahmad and its chief spokesman Ibrahim Hooper have made Islamic supremacist statements about how Islamic law should be imposed in the U.S.
  • When speaking to C.A.I.R.-Minnesota, the Governor of Minnesota, Tim Walz, said that when Minnesota’s Muslim communities thrive, Minnesota thrives.
  • Minnesota legislation HF-2587 creates a task force on Islamophobia and anti-Semitism.
  • A Muslim sociologist demonstrated the proper way to beat a wife.
  • Representative Ilhan Omar of Minnesota is appealing for the release of a senior member of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood, the organization seeking to establish a global caliphate that spawned groups such as Al Qaeda and Hamas.
  • Representative Omar will soon learn the conclusions of an investigation into allegations that she violated campaign spending laws during her time as a state lawmaker, including accusations that she used campaign money to pay for her divorce attorney and personal travel.
  • The recently organized Utah Muslim Civic League hopes to one day have Muslim candidates for office and before that to have Islamic congressional staffers who can begin to build a network of support.
  • The Council on American/Islamic Relations (C.A.I.R.) had 500 plus delegates take part in the National Muslim Advocacy Day on Capital Hill in Washington, D.C.
  • 2 Islamists have been arrested by police in Paris after allegedly plotting to massacre a Kindergarten full of children.
  • Senate Republicans deployed the nuclear option to drastically reduce the time it takes to confirm hundreds of President Trump’s nominees.
  • NATO’s Secretary General declared that President Trump’s push for NATO allies to increase their defense spending had an impact and made the alliance stronger.
  • President Trump signed an executive order authorizing the construction of the  Keystone Pipeline at the northwest border.
  • The number of Americans who identify as having no religion has risen 266% since 1991 which ties statistically with the number of Catholics and Evangelicals.
  • Yale Law School has reportedly excluded students who work at organizations that stand by biblical teachings on homosexuality from several financial support programs.
  • Just five days after WND went public with the news that its founder, editor and CEO, Joseph Farah, had suffered a devastating stroke, the Washington Post has published a lengthy article that attacks Farah, his wife and WND.   
  • President Trump confirmed that he has pulled the nomination of his pick to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement.
  • Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said that the Trump administration is treating the immigration crisis as a Category 5 hurricane disaster.
  • A workplace raid in Allen, Texas, by I.C.E led to the arrest of 280 workers suspected of illegally working in the U.S.
  • Mexico is facing a potential 25% tariff on it’s auto imports to the U.S. if it does not do enough to stop illegal immigration and drug trafficking.

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