News Roundup & Comment

Date: February 4, 2022
Host: Dalton Windsor
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–For the second time in less than a week, police officers converged on St. Patrick’s Cathedral Wednesday morning as they gave a solemn farewell to slain officer Wilber Mora.

–Crime in New York City surged 38.5% overall in the first month of 2022.

–A substitute teacher in Grass Valley, California, upbraided a 13 year old student for wearing a mask that had the image of “The Thin Blue Line” flag.

–Guests strolling through Orlando’s theme parks might soon find themselves walking alongside robotic security guards that stand 6-1/2 feet tall and weigh 750 lbs. 

–A localized trucker protest in Canada has evolved into a worldwide demonstration as they protest over vaccine mandates.

–Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, breaks his silence over trucker protest.

–Ottawa’s police chief said they may request aid from the armed forces to stop the ongoing trucker protest but the Defense Ministry said they have no plans to get involved in the situation.

–American truck drivers reportedly planning to stage a coast-to-coast convoy from California to Washington, DC, to protest lock-downs and mandatory COVID-19 vaccines. 

–The Biden administration is in possession of nearly one billion records detailing the firearm purchases of American citizens, far more than Congress and the public has been aware of.

–The leader of ISIS blew himself up as American special forces approached during an overnight raid on Wednesday.

–Afghanistan’s opium production skyrocketed in 2021 potentially providing the Taliban government a source of revenue between 1.8 and 2.7 billion.

–The Pentagon announced Wednesday that U.S. troops will deploy in the coming days  after President Joe Biden formally approved additional U.S. military deployments to Eastern Europe.

In addition, there’s news concerning Israel, Iran, the Olympics and more, along with comments from listeners.

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