The Top Stories – Crisis in the Middle East, Iranian General Qasem Soleimani assassinated after militia attacks | Iran fires missiles at US bases in response | Speaker Pelosi wants to influence a Senate trial on Impeachment, insists she will send papers over this week | Pelosi calls for a War Powers “Non Binding” resolution to restrict President Trump’s actions against Iran | Economy keeps rolling along as all market indicators reach new record highs | Jim McCay is a Political Analyst, Radio Producer, with a 30 year background in global technology & telecommunications.
Guest Host this week: Lt. Joseph Pangaro, is a retired police lieutenant, Director of School Security, he is a Master Trainer and the owner of Tru Security Design and host of Chasing Justice.
Separation of Powers – Constitutional Crisis – Has President Trump overstepped his authority as commander-in-chief and the actions he is taken in the Middle East? Discussion of War Power and role of Commander and Chief. Does Congress have the authority to limit the powers of the commander-in-chief and what would they be? Congressional oversight? Where does that start and stop, what does the law say? Conflict between Congress and the executive, how should that be settled? Where are the lines drawn between the three branches of government? How have they been blurred in the last 75 years? Loss of Our Moral Compass: Causes and Effects – Is this moral decay something new or are we just hearing more about it during a 24 hour news cycle? What’s behind the rise in violent crime and what seems like a reluctance to fight it? Has political correctness replaced basic values of right and wrong? Where have we lost our moral compass, absence of religion, breakdown of families breakdown of government institutions? Del Wilber is a former CIA and Department of Defense Intelligence and Counterterrorism Officer. Ava Armstrong is a political commentator, radio personality, and an extraordinary author who writes about America’s heroes.
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