LIVE BLOG: Todd Starnes Show – Oct 30
THE THIRD HOUR OF THE TODD STARNES SHOW:
2:05pm – Patriotic! A private Christian school in Missouri is sending a clear message to freshmen: respect the military and everything it stands for. New students at College of the Ozarks are now being required to take the school’s Patriotic Education and Fitness class, which covers military customs, American flag protocol, map reading and marksmanship, among other subjects, its president told Fox News. “There is too much of an indifference toward the military in this country, and people seem to have forgotten that people in the military are the ones that continue to make the sacrifices for the rest of us,” Jerry Davis said. Davis said the course is unusual for a non-military institution, but it “helps support the college’s patriotic goal” and would count toward ROTC fulfillments if interested students wanted to pursue that program.
2:10pmET Guest: President Jerry Davis, College of the Ozark’s
2:30pm- Still Kneeling! A majority of Houston Texans players took a knee Sunday during the national anthem ahead of their game against the Seattle Seahawks in protest against controversial remarks made by the team’s owner. Texans owner Bob McNair had met with the team Saturday morning and apologized for his previous comments that “we can’t have the inmates running the prison” during a meeting of NFL owners. Even after the meeting with McNair, the Texans held a players meeting in Seattle to decide how to game the game Sunday, ESPN reported, citing a league source.
Plus: Thousands of Young Farmers Celebrate America
THE SECOND HOUR OF THE TODD STARNES SHOW:
1:05pm- (Manafort Continued) Guest: Edward Klein is the former foreign editor of Newsweek and former editor of The New York Times Magazine. He is the author of the upcoming book All Out War, the Plot to Destroy Trump.
1:20pm- Unchained! Former House Speaker John Boehner, who retired in October 2015, is no longer holding back his anger against several of his former colleagues in Congress. The Ohio Republican talked to Politico Magazine in a lengthy profile Sunday about the widening political divide in America. But he saved his harshest words for conservatives who worked alongside him. Among them: Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-S.C., who became the chairman of the House Oversight Committee after Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, announced his resignation from Congress, and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, who helped found the House’s Freedom Caucus, which frequently clashed with Boehner. “Gowdy — that’s my guy, even though he doesn’t know how to dress,” Boehner said. “F— Jordan. F— [Jason] Chaffetz. They’re both a–holes.” Todd reviews.
1:30pm- Take Down! A historic Episcopal church in northern Virginia has decided to relocate two plaques in its sanctuary that honor George Washington and Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, who worshipped there. Leaders of Christ Church in Alexandria sent a letter to congregation members last week explaining the decision, and announcements were made during Sunday services. “The plaques in our sanctuary make some in our presence feel unsafe or unwelcome. Some visitors and guests who worship with us choose not to return because they receive an unintended message from the prominent presence of the plaques,” the letter to church members said. The memorials, which were erected in 1870, two months after Lee’s death, are currently affixed to the wall on either side of the altar. Church leaders will create a committee of parishioners to explore options for displaying the plaques “prominently and with appropriate historical context on our campus,” the letter says. The Rev. Noelle York-Simmons, rector of the church, told The Associated Press Sunday that conversations had been going on about the plaques for at least a few years. But after white nationalists descended on Charlottesville, it was clear the church “needed to address it more quickly and in a more thorough, parish-involved way,” she said.
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12:05pm- Indicted!! Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort and his associate Rick Gates have been indicted by a federal grand jury Monday on 12 counts, according to the special counsel’s office. The special counsel’s office told Fox News that the counts include conspiracy against the United States, conspiracy to launder money, unregistered agent of a foreign principal, false and misleading Foreign Agent Registration (FARA) statements, false statements and seven counts of failure to file reports of foreign banks and financial accounts. The case was unsealed Monday, after Manafort and Gates were permitted to surrender themselves to the custody of the FBI, the special counsel’s office told Fox News. Manafort and Gates face the first charges in the special counsel’s investigation. This is also the first time the special counsel’s office has confirmed that a grand jury has been impaneled. According to the indictment, reviewed by Fox News, between at least 2006 and 2015, Manafort and Gates acted as unregistered agents of the Government of Ukraine, the Party of Regions, a Ukrainian political party whose leader Victor Yanukovych was president from 2010 to 2014, and the Opposition Bloc. Manafort and Gates generated tens of millions of dollars in income as a result of their work in Ukraine.
12:20pm- Should Trump fire Mueller? Is this just a witch hunt against Trump? 888-788-9910
12:30pm– Guest: James Rosen, Chief Washington Correspondent
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