Welcome to another edition of Ringside Politics with Jeff Crouere.
Today’s Hot Topics:
1) A knife attack yesterday morning at a local Pittsburgh area school injures 22 people. 16 year old Alex Hribal was captured by the police and carried two 8 to 10 inch knifes in the attack. Hribal has been charged with four counts of attempted murder plus 21 counts of aggravated assault. Should school officials be allowed to carry weapons to prevent or stop these attacks from happening?
2) Louisiana Republican Chairman Roger Villere is asking Rep. Vance McAllister to step down. McAllister is taking heat for the release of a video showing him kissing his former aide, Melissa Peacock. Should McAllister resign from office?
3) In an interview with USA Today, baseball legend Hank Aaron compared Republican opposition to President Obama to the “KKK.” Aaron is celebrating the 40th anniversary of breaking Babe Ruth’s homerun record back in 1974. It is really sad that a baseball legend made this crazy comment.
4) House Republicans are threatening to have former IRS official Lois Lerner arrested for her refusal to testify on the organization’s targeting of Tea Party members. Finally, Republicans is taking action on Lerner.
1) Charles Cassar, Cultural Arts Director for St. Tammany Parish, Charles talked about Chalmette High School’s production of “Gloves and Glitter.” To find out where to get tickets: visit www.stbernard.k12.la.us
2) John Guandolo, former FBI Special Agent and Counterrorism expert, founder of “Understanding the Threat”, www.understandingthethreat.com
3) Nick Varrechio, Ringside All-Star, local attorney, activist, and commentator.
4) David Ducorbier, host of “The Week in Geek” every Thursday on WGSO at 5 pm. David previewed his show and talk about the new Captain America movie.
5) Col. Rob Maness, Candidate for U.S. Senate, www.robmaness.com.
6) Shailey Tripp, co-author of “Boys Will Be Boys: Media, Morality and The Cover-up of the Todd Palin-Shailey Tripp Sex Scandal.” Visit www.shaileytripp.yolasite.com. Stephen James, producer of the upcoming movie “Boys Will Be Boys- The Movie.” www.boyswillbeboysmovie.com
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