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Kresta in the Afternoon – December 10, 2020

Kresta in the Afternoon – December 10, 2020

Talking about the Things That Matter Most 

4:00 – Kresta Comments

4:20 – The Election is Over and Covid continues – how is the economy doing?

When historians look back at the 2020 election, they will likely point to the pandemic’s devastating effects on the economy as one of the biggest challenges President Trump faced. What is the state of the economy now? We’ll talk about it with Adam Gaglio, who also weighs in on the potential next Secretary of the Treasury.

4:40 – The Thought of Solzhenitsyn

5:00 – Supreme Court Rejects PA Election Overturn; Other Lawsuits Filed

The Supreme Court has rejected a bid to decertify Joe Biden’s electoral victory in Pennsylvania. Meanwhile, 17 states have joined Texas in filing lawsuits against Pennsylvania and four other states on the grounds that these states improperly changed their election laws. Lee Strang has the latest on what’s been going on.

5:20 – Catholic high schools in Michigan sue over coronavirus order keeping them closed

Two high schools in the Diocese of Lansing have joined a lawsuit against a public health order keeping schools in Michigan closed for in-person learning, calling the order “scientifically, educationally and constitutionally unjustified.” John Dejak and Tom Maloney join us.

5:40 – Pope Francis Proclaims Year of St Joseph

It’s been 150 years since St Joseph was recognized as the patron of the Universal Church. In honor of this, Pope Francis has proclaimed a Year of St Joseph, beginning this week and continuing through next December. What makes St. Joseph such an appropriate figure to turn to during these times? We’ll talk about it with Fr Matthew Spencer of the Oblates of St Joseph