China has decided "herd immunity" is the way to go as opposed to their "zero COVID" lockdown policy. The Philadelphia Eagles snag the #1 seed heading into the NFL playoffs. Kevin McCarthy wins the gavel and is selected Speaker of the House after 15 rounds of voting late into Friday night/Saturday morning. Chris shares his thoughts on the fight for Speaker and what McCarthy had to ultimately concede to "The 20" Republican congress-members who refused to vote for him.
Chris is also celebrating Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and thanks the men and women in blue for they're tireless effort to keep citizens safe.
- ROB O’DONNELL – Retired NYPD Detective, Senior National Law Enforcement Contributor for Law Enforcement Today (LawEnforcementToday.com) | @odonnell_r | The victims in the Idaho Murders: Ethan Chapin, 20, Madison Mogen, 21; Xana Kernodle, 20, and Kaylee Goncalves, 21—three of whom lived in the home— were killed early morning hours of Nov. 13 in what police initially called a “targeted attack.” After weeks of investigations and at least 19,000 tips from the community, Bryan Kohberger, a 28-year-old Ph.D student of criminology at Washington State University, was arrested as a primary suspect in late December. He was apprehended in Pennsylvania and extradited to Idaho to stand trial.
- RYAN BOMBERGER – Co-founder and Chief Creative Officer of The Radiance Foundation (www.radiance.life). Co-author of the new book “She is She”(www.SheIsShe.com) | A recent Breitbart article that uncovered how pro-trans organization GLSEN embeds gender ideology in schools through books and in particular the “Rainbow Library.” Additionally, a Bucks County “grassroots parental rights advocate” revealed that a Bucks County education provider paid $10K for multiple Rainbow Libraries and distributed them throughout Pennsylvania. Unlike the “Rainbow Library” which is targeting children with political propaganda, The Radiance Foundation will be preserving the innocence of children and promoting truth through its new, age-appropriate children’s book “She is She”.
- JOHN MCNESBY – President of FOP Lodge 5 (FOP5.org) | @john_mcnesby | Washington D.C.’s police department is recruiting in Philly, offering a $20k hiring bonus. The Philadelphia Police Department isn’t worried according to the Philadelphia Inquirer. The Philadelphia police are sending more officers to the city's most violent areas; Starting TODAY, the Philadelphia Police Department will disperse more than 100 officers in four different districts that cover North Philadelphia, Kensington and Tioga-Nicetown -- The aggressive strategy to attack gun violence at the source is backed by McNesby, who called the move a "safety issue" to give officers more backup.
- RAY DIDINGER – Pro Football Hall of Fame Sportswriter, Temple University Grad, first print journalist inducted into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame | Inquirer: Eagles clinch the NFC’s No. 1 seed and a first-round bye with an ugly 22-16 win over the NY Giants to finish the season 14-3 and becoming NFC East Champions for the first time since 2019. Also, with the league unified in their support, Damar Hamlin awakes in his hospital bed after suffering a serious cardiac event on Monday Night Football last week. Hamlin is still in critical condition, but is in good spirits and seems to be on the path to recovery.