1. The “mother of all bombs”, a GBU-43 bomb, the largest non-nuclear bomb ever, was dropped on an ISIS target in Afghanistan on Thursday. Did President Trump make the right decision?
2. It’s time to Defend The Land. Hear Complete Cavs playoff coverage starting Saturday afternoon at 1 as Will Burge broadcasts courtside at The Q before game 1 of the Cavs-Pacers series. Tip off at 3 with John Michael and Jim Chones on your home of the defending champion Cavaliers….Newsradio WTAM 1100. What’s your prediction for the Cavs-Pacers series?
3. The 138-year-old tradition of having an Easter Egg Roll on the White House front lawn has come under scrutiny and whether the First Lady Melanie Trump and her staff can pull off the event on time. Wells Wood Turning, the company that supplies the commemorative eggs tweeted to the First Lady nearly two months ago that the deadline for placing the order was drawing near. The egg roll draws about 35,000 people annually to the south lawn the Monday after Easter. Mrs. Trump’s communications director Stephanie Grisham said, “our team has been working very hard to make this year’s event a success”. Has there been undue harsh criticism of the First Lady or is it warranted?
4. Many kids will be decorating Easter eggs this weekend. What came first? The chicken or the egg?
5. Every Who down in Whoville liked Christmas a lot, but the Grinch, who lived just north of Whoville did not. Dr. Seuss Enterprises and playwright Matthew Lombardo are in a legal battle over Lombardo’s play “Who’s Holiday” which is story about Cindy Lou, a 45-year-old woman who spent time in jail for murdering the Grinch, who had been her husband and father of her daughter. Dr. Seuss Enterprises says his play infringes on the copyright of “How The Grinch Stole Christmas”. Lombardo says it has nothing to do with Whoville and is seeking more than $130,000 in damages for having his Off-Broadway play put on hold. “Who’s” right?
6. Sunday is Easter. Does your family make an Easter ham? Does your wife wear a bonnet with all the thrills upon it?
7. The Greater Cleveland Sports Commission, the Cleveland Metroparks and the City of Cleveland announced the 2018 and 2019 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships are coming to Edgewater Park and the surrounding areas with about 5,000 athletes competing. The Olympic distance triathlon consists of a 1,500 meter swim, a 40-kilometer bike ride and a 10-kilometer run. Are you a swimmer, bike rider or runner?
8. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred is putting pressure on the Cleveland Indians to “transition away from Chief Wahoo logo” on all merchandise. In a statement to The New York Times, Pat Courtney, a spokesman for Major League Baseball said Manfred, in talks with Indians owners, had made clear his desire to phase out the logo. Should Manfred leave this issue up to the team to decide?
9. A female doctor in Detroit, Jumana Nagarwala, has been arrested for removing the clitoris on little girls six to eight years old which was most likely done for religious and cultural reasons. FGM or female genital mutilation is internationally recognized as a violation of the human rights of women and girls. If convicted, the female doctor faces up to ten years in prison. Should the parents of the children be charged as well?
10. Dazzmond Pratt of Akron got into a domestic dispute with his girlfriend throwing her through the front window screen and onto the front lawn and he also killed their four gold fish by pouring bleach into the tank. He’s been charged with domestic violence and cruelty to animals. What do you think of the cruelty to animals charge?