Jim Schneider cleared the newswire and presented Crosstalk listeners with
numerous stories. Here’s a sample of what you’ll hear:
--Judicial Watch files lawsuit over the refusal of the federal government to
disclose how much taxpayers spent to send Michelle Obama on a family
outing that included a safari in Africa.
--Warren Buffet to be holding an economic forum fundraising dinner for
President Barack Obama.
--Planned Parenthood Wisconsin experienced a significant increase in the
number of new donors this year but that wasn’t enough to overcome the gap
left by the state budget cut that slashed more than one million from Planned
--18 Susan G. Komen for the Cure affiliates gave $569,159 to Planned
Parenthood in 2010.
--The Susan B. Anthony list announced that Republican presidential
candidate, Governor Rick Perry, has signed its pro-life presidential
--Rick Perry has good ties with Muslims.
--Mitt Romney has tweaked his position on global warming.
--Michelle Bachmann says that if elected president, gas prices will fall back
to less than $2 per gallon.
--Elmhurst College in Illinois is now asking prospective students if they
would consider themselves to be a member of the LGBT community.
--In spite of the fact that they only make up about 2% of the population,
homosexual men account for 61% of new HIV infections in the U.S.
--The Pentagon warns that China’s military is growing rapidly.
--New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is being criticized by political and
religious leaders for not offering clergy members a role in the high profile
ceremonies marking 10 years since 9-11.
--H.R.-2497 and S.-1380—The H.A.L.T. Act (Hinder the Administration’s
Legalization Temptation Act) suspends until January 21, 2013, certain
provisions of federal immigration law such as amnesty.