Jim's Round-Up for this Friday dealt with the following stories that came across the Crosstalk news desk:
--The U.S. Navy announces that they have reversed their decision and now will not
be removing Bible's from Navy hotel rooms.
--Mississippi adds the words 'In God We Trust' to their state seal.
--Ferguson, Missouri, police chief identifies officer alleged to have killed an
unarmed, black teen.
--The news media is being accused of stoking the emotions of rioters and looters
in the Missouri incident.
--Times Square shut down as protestors take to the streets.
--The U.S. Justice Department has dispatched its Community Relations Service to
the scene in Missouri.
--Executive Director of the Fraternal Order of Police criticizes President Obama
for his remarks about the enforcement in Ferguson.
--Representative John Lewis feels that President Obama should use the authority of
his office to declare Martial Law in the Ferguson case.
--Thousands of unaccompanied illegal alien minors have been transferred to
Baltimore, Los Angeles, New York City, Houston and the Washington, DC area.
--A scathing report by the Inspector General of the Department of Homeland
Security revealed that President Obama and his administration broke federal law
when thousands of illegal aliens were released.
--Senator Jeff Sessions calls on every citizen to call their senators and demand
to know where they stand on President Obama's planned executive amnesty.
--Thousands of unaccompanied Central American teens that can't speak English will
enter U.S. schools this Fall. Some will also have no school experience.
--Thousands of kids who have crossed the border are having their expedited cases
coming before New York City immigration judges.
--A Rwandan man wanted for his alleged role in the Rwanda 1994 genocide was
apprehended in Northeastern Maine after illegally crossing the U.S./Canadian
--The wife of former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi is the latest 'insider'
from the Muslim Brotherhood to threaten to expose the special relationship
between Morsi and the Obama administration.
--Sydney, Australia man stabs his wife to death just weeks after converting to
Islam alleging that Allah told him to do it.
--ISIS threatens the life of Pastor Saeed Abedini.
--Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel addressed Marines in California and said that
the world is exploding all over.
--John Kerry says the biggest challenge we face is global climate change.
--A German officer is appointed to a key command post over the U.S. Army in
--Federal Appeals Court rules same-sex marriages can begin in the State of
--President Obama makes a surprise video appearance at the opening ceremonies of
the International Gay Games in Cleveland.
--Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, bridal shop owner under fire for turning down female
couple for same-sex marriage attire.
--Gay bingo homework project for students in the U.K.
--New Hampshire governor declares state of emergency over drug overdoses of
--U.S. District judge orders the IRS to come up with new answers after IRS
employees contradicted sworn testimony about damage to Lois Lerner's hard drive.
--A key official overseeing the launch of Obamacare asked a subordinate to delete
an e-mail exchange on the matter according to newly released records touching
off Republican concerns that the administrator may be hiding internal
discussions from Congress.
--A new report released by the Treasury Inspector for General for Tax
Administration, finds that some contract employees for the IRS didn't have the
required background checks yet did have access to taxpayer data.
--Attorney General Eric Holder, his daughters, their boyfriends and 2 security
officers boarded a government owned Gulf Stream jet and headed off for New York
for the Belmont Stakes horse race.
--A majority of federal government inspector generals claim that the Obama
administration is obstructing their investigations into mismanagement and
corruption by government.
--Acting without the knowledge or approval of Congress, the Obama administration
is allowing Libyan nationals to come to the U.S. to sign up for flight school or
to attend U.S. universities to train as nuclear scientists.
--A noted trans-humanist author cautiously supports the idea of having a world
government body forcibly sterilizing anyone deemed unworthy of parenthood by
using implanted microchips.