LIVE BLOG – Aug 9, 2018

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Welcome to the Todd Starnes Radio Show Live Blog! We’ll post links to stories, guests and other items of interest that Todd discusses during the show. And be sure to leave your comments on the conversation. Todd just might read your comment on-air!


THE FIRST HOUR OF THE TODD STARNES SHOW

12:05Banning NRA shirts? A teacher at Lodi High School in California’s Central Valley last week sent a sophomore to the principal’s office because he thought the shirt violated dress code by advertising the National Rifle Association. The school district said it did not. Now the school is apologizing for their actions. Why can’t students advertise who they support?

12:20 – Banning NRA Shirts/In God We Trust

12:35 – Banning The Pledge? Students at an Atlanta school will no longer say the Pledge of Allegiance to start their school day. Elementary campus president Lara Zelski told parents it has become “increasingly obvious” during the past couple of years that more people were choosing not to stand or recite the pledge. Also, teachers will work with students to create a school pledge that will focus on civic responsibility to the students’ “school family, community, country and our global society.” What is wrong with showing pride for the United States?

GUEST – Joel Williams, Co-host of  “Morning News with Bill & Joel” on WDUN AM550/FM102.9

TWITTER: @WDUN_TheLake

12:50 – Banning NRA shirts?/In God We Trust


THE SECOND HOUR OF THE TODD STARNES SHOW

1:05 Fighting Mueller! Jay Sekulow, an attorney for President Trump, said Wednesday that the president’s legal team turned down the latest interview proposal from Special Counsel Robert Mueller and promised to not allow the president to “walk into a perjury trap.” Mueller’s team has put forward dozens of potential questions for Trump, including some about his firing of FBI Director James Comey. Trump’s lawyers have argued that prosecutors can’t ask Trump about actions he’s taken while in office. Shouldn’t Mueller respect the office of the President?

1:20 – Too Close To Call Still in OH and KS

1:35 – Attacking Mike Pence’s Faith…AGAIN?  In an op-ed in the New York Times, Frank Bruni described Vice President Mike Pence as a “holy terror waiting in the wings” if President Trump is impeached, as well as“a bigot, also a liar. also cruel.” But Focus on the Family’s Glenn Stanton makes the case that “he’s a Christian who actually believes what Christians actually believe. Imagine that.” What’s wrong with having a man of faith as the Vice President of the United States?

GUEST – Glenn Stanton, Director of Family Formation Studies at Focus on the Family

TWITTER: @GlennStanton

The New York Times’ Hit Piece On Mike Pence Is Anti-Christian Bigotry, Plain And Simple (by Glenn T. Stanton)

1:50 – Brady Bunch House/Oscars New Category


THE THIRD HOUR OF THE TODD STARNES SHOW

2:05 – GUESTS – Tony Dungy and Lauren Dungy, Co-Authors of  “Austin Plays Fair: A Team Dungy Story About Football”  and “Maria Finds Courage: A Team Dungy Story About Soccer

TWITTER: @TonyDungy

TWITTER: @LaurenDungy

2:20 –  Jim Acosta Likes Jim Acosta

2:35 –  ASK THE DOCTOR w/Dr. Marc Siegel, Fox News Chief Medical Correspondent