Feb. 12, 2014
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Losing public confidence, a newly passed debt limit bill, The Olasky Interview, an American classic celebrates its 90th anniversary

Today’s news and Cal Thomas talks about the consequences of presidents losing the trust of the American public, plus: a look at the newly passed debt limit bill, WORLD News Group editor in chief Marvin Olasky interviews author Christopher Yuan, the 90th anniversary of George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue,” and more

Program Segments

Wednesday news

International questions: President Obama and French President Francois Hollande faced a room of international press to answer questions

Obamacare and the workforce: The Treasury Department has issued a new rule telling small businesses they are not allowed to reduce their workforce because of Obamacare.

FCC regulations: FCC has launched a study of “Critical Information Needs” of communities across America. If your news provider doesn’t cover what the government decides your community needs, the FCC might have an excuse to force them to cover certain topics.

Business/economy: The markets finished strong as the DOW gained more than 180 points.

Commentary: Losing public confidence

Commentator Cal Thomas discusses the consequences of other presidents who lost the trust of the American public and how that’s playing out for President Obama. 

Cal Thomas is America’s most widely syndicated newspaper columnist. His work for WORLD News Group can be found here

The Clean Debt Limit bill

A look at a spending bill passed by the House of Representatives due to Washington maxing out the $17.3 trillion line of credit. 

The Olasky Interview: From gay to joyous

Christopher Yuan is the co-author of Out of a Far Country: A Gay Son’s Journey to God (2013, Waterbrook Multnomah). Marvin Olasky is the editor in chief of WORLD News Group. 

Read more excerpts from their conversation. A video of the full discussion is here

The 90th anniversary of an American classic

Watch a re-creation of the Feb. 12, 1924, premier of George Gershwin’s “Rhapsody in Blue.”

Feb. 12, 2014


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