Jim Schneider made listeners aware of the following news stories and provided time for comments:
--House leadership withdraws legislation to fund the government through December in response to growing criticism from conservatives that the measure didn't strip funding for Obamacare.
--AFLCIO slams Obamacare saying it will drive up costs of union sponsored health plans.
--IBM plans to move about 110,000 retirees off of its company sponsored health plan and instead give them a payment by coverage through the health insurance exchange.
--President Obama is pushing the nomination of pro-abortion advocate Nina Pillard for the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit.
--Recent sarin gas attack in Damascus was the work of the Assad regime however the Obama administration has downplayed or denied the possibility that Al-Qaida had anything to do with it.
-CIA delivering light machine guns and other small arms to Syrian rebels.
--A former assistant secretary for police at the Department of Homeland Security tells a Homeland Security and Government Affairs committee that the U.S. could be at an increased risk of a cyber-attack if we militarily intervene in Syria.
--Video from Syria shows quantities of Bibles as the narrator describes them as being more dangerous than chemical weapons.
--Florida pastor whose said he intended to burn nearly 3,000 Korans posts bond after being arrested.
--In 2011, more than 1,200 chemical weapons were used on babies in Ohio with the permission of the U.S. Supreme Court and the encouragement of politicians and the abortion lobby.
--California bill AB-154 would expand surgical abortions by allowing nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives and physician assistants to conduct suction abortions of the kind generally used in the first trimester of the pregnancy.
--Thousands of bikers denied park permit as they rolled into Washington, D.C. in response to the Million Muslim March.
--Big 3 network morning shows briefly noted the one-year anniversary of the Benghazi incident but not one pointed out that Secretary of State John Kerry told Congress he will not honor the request to make Benghazi survivors available for questioning.
--Global warming? Arctic ice up 60% in 2013 compared to 2012.
--Fox Sports announcer fired because of remarks made regarding homosexuality while on the campaign trail 2 years ago.
--San Antonio, Texas, approves changes to the city's non-discrimination policy making it illegal to show bias in word or deed against anyone in the lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender community.
--Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, schools to begin providing unisex restrooms to accommodate transgender students.
--An Air Force veteran who was relieved of his duties because he disagreed with his openly gay commander on the subject of gay marriage now faces a formal investigation.
--Tennessee mom seeks answers about her daughter's teacher who wouldn't let the girl write about God.
--CEO of Murray Energy says Central Appalachian coal production is down 43% from 2008 levels.
--Senator John McCain rebuked for abdicating GOP principles in helping Senate majority leader Harry Reid secure votes to approve several of President Obama's controversial nominees.
To contact the Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, school district regarding their desire to install unisex restrooms call 262-560-1115. The Superintendent of Schools can be reached at 262-560-2111.
To contact your senator regarding the nomination of Nina Pillard call 202-224-3121.
To comment concerning the Tennessee girl who wanted to write about God in school call the Shelby County Tennessee schools at 901-416-5300 or Lucy Elementary at 901-873-8175.