The World and Everything in It: November 23, 2022
On Washington Wednesday, a preview of the GOP agenda for the 118th Congress; on World Tour, the latest international news; and the hard task of caretaking. Plus: commentary from Janie B. Cheaney, and the Wednesday morning news.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: Good morning!
Republicans won back the house. Now that they’re in the majority, what’s their agenda?
NICK EICHER, HOST: That’s ahead on Washington Wednesday.
Also today, WORLD Tour.
Plus, this month is set aside to honor family caregivers. We’ll meet one of a growing number of millennials loving others in this way.
And WORLD commentator Janie B. Cheaney on longing, loss, and God’s love.
REICHARD: It’s Wednesday, November 23rd. This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Mary Reichard.
EICHER: And I’m Nick Eicher. Good morning!
REICHARD: Up next, Kent Covington with today’s news.
KENT COVINGTON, NEWS ANCHOR: Iran nukes » Iran says it’s closer than ever to being able to make a nuclear bomb.
State media reported Tuesday that the country has begun producing enriched uranium at 60% purity. That is one short technical step away from weapons-grade levels of 90%.
National Security Council spokesman John Kirby told reporters …
KIRBY: We certainly have not changed our view that we will not allow Iran to achieve a nuclear weapons capability.
Kirby said new sanctions against Iran are not off the table.
Trump taxes » The Supreme Court on Tuesday cleared the way for the Treasury Dept. to hand over former President Trump's tax returns to House Democrats after a three-year legal fight.
The court, with no noted dissents, rejected Trump's plea to halt the handover of six years of tax returns.
Lower courts ruled that the Democratic-controlled House Ways and Means Committee has broad authority to obtain tax returns.
Indonesia quake update » In Indonesia, the death toll has risen sharply from a powerful earthquake as rescue efforts continue. WORLD’s Kristen Flavin has more.
KRISTEN FLAVIN, REPORTER: Rescue crews used circular saws, jackhammers, and sometimes their bare hands on Tuesday to sift through the rubble of flattened buildings.
At least 268 people are confirmed dead after a 5.6 magnitude quake rocked the nation’s most populated island.
Many more remain missing and thousands of injured patients are overwhelming hospitals on the island of Java.
Many patients are hooked up to IV drips and lie on stretchers and cots in tents set up outside.
Reporting for WORLD, I’m Kristen Flavin.
Biden extends student loan pause » The courtroom battle continues over President Biden’s plan to erase large portions of federal student loan debt. But in the meantime, he announced on Tuesday…
BIDEN: The secretary of education is extending the pause on student loan payments while we seek relief from the courts, but no later than June 30, 2023.
The moratorium was slated to expire Jan. 1.
If the lawsuit has not been resolved by June 30th, payments will resume 60 days after that.
Biden said Tuesday he is confident his plan is legal.
But critics say he’s greatly overstepping his executive authority to erase billions of dollars owed to the government without consulting Congress.
Fauci » President Biden’s outgoing medical adviser Anthony Fauci made one last pitch for COVID-19 booster shots at the White House Tuesday.
FAUCI: Please, for your own safety and that of your family, get your updated COVID-19 shot as soon as you’re eligible to protect yourself, your family and your community.
Updated boosters have been a hard sell for many Americans as the pandemic wanes. Only about 13% of U.S. adults so far have gotten one.
Fauci also said he’s prepared to answer questions from a Republican-led House in January.
FAUCI: I have no trouble testifying. We can defend and explain and stand by everything that we’ve said.
Republicans have vowed to scrutinize the government’s response to COVID-19 as well the origins of the virus. Some lawmakers have accused Fauci of not being forthcoming about so-called “gain of function” research.
Title 42 » A coalition of Republican-led states is making an effort to keep a pandemic-era policy in place at the border. WORLD’s Josh Schumacher has that story.
JOSH SCHUMACHER, REPORTER: Fifteen states have filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit over Title 42. They argue that they will suffer irreparable harm if the policy is rescinded.
The Title 42 rule uses emergency public health authority to allow the government to more easily expel some migrants who cross the southern border illegally.
The policy is set to end Dec. 21st with officials already overwhelmed by a record-high traffic at the border.
Reporting for WORLD, I’m Josh Schumacher.
I’m Kent Covington. Straight ahead: The incoming GOP House majority’s plans for the new Congress.
Plus, World Tour.
This is The World and Everything in It.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: It’s Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022. Glad to have you along for today’s edition of The World and Everything in It. Good morning, I’m Mary Reichard.
NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. It’s time for Washington Wednesday. Today, a preview of the GOP agenda for the 118th Congress.
After Republicans reclaimed control of the House, leaders promised major changes. But their majority will be a slim one, and Democrats do retain control of the Senate. So how much can a GOP-led House accomplish and what can we expect?
Joining us now with answers is Marc Clauson. He is a professor of History and Law at Cedarville University.
REICHARD: Professor, good morning!
MARC CLAUSON, GUEST: Thank you. Good to be with you.
REICHARD: Well, Marc, I want to first ask you about who will be leading Republicans in the next Congress. GOP lawmakers voted to nominate Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy to take over a speaker of the House.
But he still faces a vote in the full House and there’s some speculation that there may be enough Republicans opposed to McCarthy to deny him the gavel. How do you see that playing out?
CLAUSON: Well, I think it's still highly likely that he is elected as speaker. Now it's true, he has a pretty slim margin to work with and if a couple of Republicans peeled off, or three peeled off and voted against him along with all the Democrats who will undoubtedly vote against him, then he could lose. But I don't expect that to happen. It normally doesn't. And in fact, the mere nomination seems to suggest that he's going to be the next speaker to me at least.
REICHARD: So assuming McCarthy does become the next speaker, he’s vowed to remove a few controversial Democrats from key committees. What can you tell us about that?
CLAUSON: Well, that actually happens anytime that the House changes parties. The majority party will decide that they don't want certain people on their committees or certain people as chairs of their committees, and they have the authority to do that under the rules of the House. Now, they can't go infinitely. They still have to have members of both parties, according to the rules of the House. But they still can remove members of those committees from them, if they so vote to do that.
REICHARD: Okay, so again, when Republicans reclaim the majority in January, their majority will be a slim one. But Republicans have promised investigations into many different matters, including the business dealings of the president’s son, Hunter Biden and alleged FBI corruption. What do you expect there?
CLAUSON: Well, I think here’s where you get down to brass tacks. I think that the Republicans have to be really careful in their investigations. If they choose a person or an issue that doesn't resonate with the American people, it might hurt them in the run up to the next election. It also would garner a lot of bad publicity for them. So for example, and this may be my own opinion on this, but perhaps they might choose to investigate Hunter Biden's laptop issue. Okay, that's something to be done in the future, but if they did it now, I would suspect that they would come under a bit of fire from both sides in saying, look, you need to be focusing on the more important issues that resonate with the American people: the border crisis, the Justice Department, energy issues, all that kind of thing, actual issues, rather than getting into the personal issues of Hunter Biden now. If you want to do that later, then maybe later after you've cleared away all the other issues, but not right now, I would say.
REICHARD: Republicans have also promised more oversight of the Biden administration agenda in general and to rein in spending. Tell us what their powers will be in that regard as they reclaim the majority.
CLAUSON: Well, the major power they have—and this is crucial power—is they have the power of the purse. All spending measures start in the House of the House can refuse any spending measures and that will put a damper on any spending that is going to have to be approved during the next two years. Beyond that, however, they have the oversight role. That is, their committees can exercise oversight over various agencies and their actions. But can they actually force agencies to listen to what they say? The answer there is no, because the president has the direct power or authority over those agencies. So they’re not gonna be able to do much there. Furthermore, I don't think they're going to be able to accomplish much in the way of any legislation of any importance. They might be able to do the usual things like declare a day, special day or something like this. They do that all the time. But when it comes to real issues, such as, again, dealing with the border crisis, with the energy problems with the Justice Department and so forth, there's virtually nothing that can do, because the Senate will simply say no, even if all the Republicans agreed in the House. So with the Senate controlled by the Democrats, I think it's pretty much a no-go from almost all legislation.
REICHARD: During their campaigns, many House Republicans talked about addressing issues like rising crime and securing the southern border. But how much can they really do without the Senate or the white House?
CLAUSON: Like I say, they can’t really do a whole lot. Now they can withhold money, but they can't actually spend money, because even if they approve a spending measure, it has to go to the Senate. And so you still have to have a vote. If the Democrats say no, then they can stymie the Republicans in the House. Now, one thing they can do, for example, crime. They can make it a very public issue out of it in their committees and subcommittees. And hopefully, by doing that they'll get enough publicity that the American people can get an idea of what's really happening. Same way with the border crisis, same way with energy. Now, on that end, you’ve got to be careful because will you get the publicity you want from the media. And if the media tends to lean left, then the media is not going to report that at all or not report it favorably. So, even there, they may be stymied. So there's not a whole lot they can do. Now, they can keep things from being done, but they can't really do very much.
REICHARD: Marc, do you think there will continue to be robust support for Ukraine in the war against Russia when Republicans take the lead in the House?
CLAUSON: I think pretty much so. I haven't seen a whole lot of opposition. There's been some opposition to the war, but I don't think you’ll see significant opposition to the war. Now, they might want to appropriate less money to Ukraine. That's possible. But even there, I tend to think that they'll continue to escalate the help that they give to Ukraine, within limits. They're not going to go beyond a certain point, I don't think, to appropriate money or vote for appropriating money, but I think they will continue to support Ukraine.
REICHARD: Let’s move to the upper chamber for a moment and let me ask you a Senate-related question. There is one seat still to be decided in Georgia’s runoff. But Democrats already have 50 seats and the tie-breaking vote of course is in the person of Vice President Kamala Harris.
So what is the significance of this Georgia Senate seat? How important is it for Republicans to claim it or for Democrats to hold it?
CLAUSON: Well, to use an interesting example, the difference is Joe Manchin to take but one. He's a Democrat, obviously. But he's a Democrat who can throw a fly in the ointment of the Democrats’ policy proposals and laws. Which means that if anything's proposed that he doesn't like he can go with the Republicans and the tie vote is not going to work. The tie vote breaker isn't going to work. Now, again, will it make any difference if the Senate doesn't pass it because the House wouldn't have passed it anyway? That's probably the case. But still it does give the Senate some ability to keep the Democrats from doing what they want to do even if they can't accomplish it by way of the House, they can still stop it in the Senate itself. So it does make a difference. And it made a difference even before the Republicans took the House, because in several legislative measures, Joe Manchin said no, I'm not going to go there. I'm not going with you. And the Democrats couldn't get the laws passed.
REICHARD: We’ve been talking with Professor Marc Clauson. Professor, thanks so much!
CLAUSON: Thank you. Good to be with you.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: Coming up next on The World and Everything in It: WORLD Tour with our reporter in Africa, Onize Ohikere.
ONIZE OHIKERE, REPORTER: Equatorial Guinea vote — We take off today in Central Africa.
AUDIO: [Vote counting process]
The president of Equatorial Guinea is on track to win a sixth term in office. That’s after voters lined up at the polls in elections on Sunday.
President Teodoro Obiang Nguema is running against two other candidates, but is widely expected to win.
The 80-year-old has served for more than 43 years. That makes him the longest-serving head of state today, excluding monarchs. He has never received less than 90 percent of the vote in previous elections.
Peru protest — Next, to protests in Peru.
AUDIO: [Chanting protesters]
Hundreds of demonstrators chanting and waving flags marched through the streets of the capital on Sunday. Police fired tear gas at protesters who tried to remove barriers blocking off the Government Palace.
They are protesting the government of President Pedro Castillo.
Castillo is a former teacher who emerged as the country’s leader last year, promising to improve education, health care and other services.
But his first year has been riddled with problems—from surviving two attempted impeachments to his changing Cabinet members. He is also facing corruption investigations.
The protests came ahead of a government-requested visit this week by a high mission from the Organization of American States. The regional group is tasked with analyzing Peru’s political crisis.
Lourdes Flores is the former leader of Peru’s Christian Popular Party. She attended the protests on Sunday.
FLORES: [Speaking Spanish]
She says here she hopes the mission listens to the people’s complaints and demands for change.
Turkey airstrikes — Next, to Turkey.
AUDIO: [Fighter jets taking off]
Turkey and suspected Kurdish militants traded rocket fire after a deadly bombing earlier this month in Istanbul.
The militants fired four rockets on Monday that hit a school, two houses, and a border gate in Turkey’s Gaziantep province, which borders Syria. At least three people died and 10 others sustained injuries.
Turkey launched airstrikes on Kurdish targets in northern Syria and Iraq over the weekend.
Turkey has claimed its right to self-defense under the United Nations Charter. It blamed the militants for an explosion in a bustling avenue of Istanbul that killed six people and injured more than 80 others.
The militants have denied any involvement.
Kherson reopens — We wrap up in the recently liberated Ukrainian city of Kherson.
Shoppers formed long queues that extended outside a supermarket.
AUDIO: [Shoppers paying]
Some buyers purchased bread, bananas, and diapers as others waited their turn to pay. The supermarket reopened fully stocked this weekend for the first time in months.
Ukrainian forces recaptured the city from Russian troops this month.
AUDIO: [Incoming train]
In more signs of some normalcy, Ukrainians welcomed a decorated train from the capital of Kyiv into Kherson over the weekend.
Thousands of people also gathered in Kherson’s main square last week to receive humanitarian aid.
AUDIO: [Speaking Ukrainian]
This resident who queued inside the supermarket said he’d rather leave the aid for those who can’t afford to buy what they need.
That’s it for this week’s World Tour. Reporting for WORLD, I’m Onize Ohikere in Abuja, Nigeria.
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NICK EICHER, HOST: If you’re in the market for a coastal home in Oregon, here’s an option.
It’s an old Victorian house in Astoria. It has sweeping views of the Columbia River flowing into the Pacific Ocean.
But that’s not all. The listing describes it as… “fully loaded with history, nostalgia and [an] iconic level of fame.”
The asking price is $1.7 million dollars. That’s in no small part because the house was featured prominently in a 1985 Stephen Spielberg film.
CLIP: I’m locked inside the Frateli’s basement with this guy … rocky road?
Yep, The Goonies. Like 40 years ago and ever since, fans have flocked to the house.
So if you’re thinking of making an offer, hey, look at the bright side: you can sell tickets, if you don’t mind the crowds!
It’s The World and Everything in It.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: Today is Wednesday, November 23rd.
Thank you for turning to WORLD Radio to help start your day.
Good morning. I’m Mary Reichard.
NICK EICHER, HOST: And I’m Nick Eicher. Coming next on The World and Everything in It: Caregivers.
November is National Family Caregivers Month. In 2020, more than 50-million people were providing unpaid care or regular assistance to an ailing family member. That’s nearly one in five people.
REICHARD: Who are these hard-working, often unseen caregivers? Well, most are women, my age! But there’s an emerging group in a different demographic.
A recent college graduate gave us complete access to a 12-hour chunk of her life as a caregiver. WORLD’s Myrna Brown has her story.
AUDIO: [ALARM GOING OFF] Hey Google, snooze…
MYRNA BROWN CORRESPONDENT: It’s a little past 6 a.m. The walls are paper thin inside Vera Oberg’s house….
VERA: Google…. Hey Google, snooze
…who, by the way, isn’t a morning person.
VERA: Google… stop
Vera is a 24-year-old with a master’s degree in public administration and policy. She’s engaged to be married. But right now, Vera lives in a two-story brick house, with her father, a dog, and two cats.
KNOCK ON DOOR …Good Morning.. Good Morning…..
It’s 6:20 and they’re all up. Vera hurries down the stairs to let the dog out, start the coffee, and feed the felines.
VERA OBERG: Normally my dad feeds the cats.
Vernon Oberg is an Air Force veteran. In 2020, he had a stroke. While recuperating, doctors gave Vernon medication that inadvertently caused the muscles in his legs to atrophy. He’s spent the last few weeks away from home, learning to rebuild those muscles. Vera has been his caregiver since his stroke.
MYRNA TO VERA: Is this his room? This is his room…
His first floor bedroom and bathroom are open spaces retrofitted for his wheelchair. A flat-screen TV occupies one wall and a large, white board takes up the other.
VERA OBERG: I drilled this in early this year. Everything goes up on here. Every week I try to put in my Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday. So this is work. If I’m working at this time, he can look at it.
Vera has been working as a nanny because the hours are flexible. She needs that flexibility, especially on days like today. The cats need to see the veterinarian, her dad has two doctor’s appointments, and he and Vera both have evening obligations.
AUDIO: [GARAGE DOOR OPENING]
It’s 7:30. Sipping coffee and listening to Christmas music, Vera pulls out of her subdivision and begins the 40 minute drive through Atlanta’s notorious rush hour traffic.
MYRNA TO OBERG: So, we are headed where. We are on our way to Nurse Care of Buckhead to pick up my dad. I actually need to call him.
VERA TO DAD: Hello… hello. I’m on my way…
Vernon is 77 years old. Growing up with an older father, Vera says she always knew she’d one day take care of him. It’s part of her culture. Vera is a Filipino-American. Her parents are divorced now, but they raised her in the Philippines.
VERA: There was never this, oh you’re going to have to save money and find a place of your own. I mean, you can be married and still living with your parents. That’s the norm. For me it was just a daughter being a daughter for a dad who was sick. And my mom modeled that really well when her mom got sick.
While caregiving may come naturally for Vera, parts of it haven’t been easy. She’s struggled with understanding her father’s various medications, paying his bills, being his advocate in the middle of I-85.
PHONE CONVO WITH AGENCY: I need to know which one… he prefers a rollator. It just needs to be tall enough.
Vera is also Vernon’s cook, confidant…
AUDIO: [STARTING CHAIR LIFT]
…and chauffeur. She’s had to learn her way around a wheelchair lift. It’s 8:50. Vera is parked outside the rehab facility. She readies the lift on the back of her SUV. Vernon wheels out of the rehab center and heads to the car, then stands up out of his wheelchair. He turns his 6 foot 5, 300-pound body towards the car and plops down in the passenger’s seat with a smile.
VERA: Good job! Look at you!
Vera then takes over his wheelchair. She hops on, wheels it to the back of the SUV, and connects it to the lift. It’s a process she’ll repeat at least a half a dozen times today.
After a friendly power struggle through the drive through…
VERA & VERNON: You can get the egg white grill…it’s a grilled chicken with egg white, no cheese… I’d like the hashbrowns…
…They’re back on the interstate. By 10:15 they’re pulling into the driveway.
VERA & VERNON: Look who’s home! Hello doggie, hello boy..
Once inside, Vera helps get Vernon settled, then scoops up the cats for their 11am vet appointment. While she’s away, Vernon talks freely about his daughter, his gratitude, and the transition from self-sufficiency to dependence.
VERNON: Well I call her my pit bull. Once she gets her teeth into something, she just won’t let go of it. I think the biggest problem that I had was letting go of control. She’s given up a lot just to take care of me. I kind of wish that I was stronger and wasn’t such a burden on her.
Soon, Vera is back with vaccinated kitties and an update on Vernon’s 12:45 pm doctor’s appointment.
VERA: So because he’s in surgery, they pushed your appointment back to 1:30. But if we go there for the 1:30, we would be pushing it to make it to your urology.
VERA TO DOCTOR’S OFFICE: I think we’re just going to cancel….
Vera reschedules while making coffee and whipping up two peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch.
AUDIO: [WHEELCHAIR LIFT]
2:30 pm: Vera activates the wheelchair lift, and they’re back on the road.
VERNON TO VERA: You’re going to be there with me right? Who? You. Yeah. No, I’m going to drop you off at the front door. She always goes with me to my appointments because there’s a lot of things that I forget to tell them and she’s always right there…. My pit bull. What can I say, my pit bull.
By 3pm, they’re headed to the urologist office. One hour later…
VERA: So, they wanted him to give a urine sample and he wasn’t able to go. I know he’s frustrated and he’s probably more frustrated because he thinks I’m frustrated, which I’m not frustrated at him. I’m frustrated by the fact that they let us go for an hour before telling us that he doesn’t actually need it.
AUDIO: [WHEELCHAIR LIFT]
4:20 pm: Vernon says he needs a nap and decides he’ll pass on the invitation to join fellow veterans for a church dinner. But like most of her days, it’s not so easy for Vera.
VERA: I’ve got to go to Grace New Hope and do childcare for an hour. And then when I come home, I’ll bring you dinner from them.
But she’s not complaining.
VERA: For families and children and parents that have that loving relationship or that God-centered relationship, caregiving is one of the most important things you could do.
Reporting for WORLD, I’m Myrna Brown in Metro Atlanta, Georgia.
EICHER: Myrna produced a companion piece on Vernon and Vera Oberg that also airs today on WORLD Watch. That’s our video news program for students. We’ll post a link to that story in today’s transcript.
NICK EICHER, HOST: Today is Wednesday, November 23rd. Good morning! This is The World and Everything in It from listener-supported WORLD Radio. I’m Nick Eicher.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard. This week, many of us will thank God for meeting so many of our wants and needs this year. But what do those wants and needs reveal about us and the God who made us? Here’s WORLD commentator Janie B. Cheaney.
JANIE B. CHEANEY, COMMENTATOR: Why do babies cry?
Maybe it’s because they come into the world as little bundles of want. And need, certainly—they need everything. We understand that first cry of shock over delivery into a world of light, space, and noise; we probably cried too. And we may have wailed with surprise when a sudden move met empty air—and craving for food met an empty stomach.
But after a few weeks with their new baby, many new parents discover that their greatest source of frustration is crying for what appears to be no reason. “She’s just been fed, so I know she’s not hungry. She’s warm and dry. She’s surrounded with love. What more could she want?”
It’s possible baby is just being human. Like us.
Even after receiving everything we need, we can still feel empty, as though, somehow, our wants are not being met. Like a heat-seeking missile, desire patrols our world, wandering the mall or scrolling Amazon.com. It may seize on one big thing, or a host of small things: a country estate or a birthday wish list. Cash or card in hand, we order that thing or make that down payment, and after a few weeks or months, we’re restlessly turning pages in a mail-order catalog again.
Desire in itself is not a bad thing. Any way that God makes us is not bad, and he made us to want. We are born unsettled, as Augustine said: “Our hearts are restless until they rest in thee.”
When C.S. Lewis was a child, his brother showed him a miniature garden created in the lid of a biscuit tin. The arrangement of moss and sticks and tiny blossoms was only an imitation of the hills and meadows the boys could have visited after a short train ride. But that little glimpse of beauty, Lewis says, “taught me longing.”
For much of his early life he chased a vision of paradise through music and books and romance and sex. Every time it came within his grasp, the thing he imagined would satisfy him brought disillusion instead. Much later he realized that a desire with no earthly satisfaction must have a heavenly object—an epiphany that, as much as anything else, led him to Christ.
There are only two other solutions for thwarted desire. The American way is to keep chasing it: more goods, more sensation, more virtue, more righteous causes. We’re healthier, wealthier, and more comfortable than any society in history. But oddly, more of everything means more discontent, as though we were deliberately sabotaging our own happiness.
The way of eastern religions is to choke off desire or put it off, Buddhist denial or Hindu karma. Pursuing resignation rather than goods sounds noble, but the goal is empty. The goal is emptiness itself.
Only One being can settle our restless hearts. As the Psalmist says, “He satisfies you with good, so that your youth is renewed like the eagles.”
Happy Thanksgiving, in Him.
I’m Janie B. Cheaney.
NICK EICHER, HOST: Tomorrow: we’re headed back to the Southern border. This time, a ministry to asylum seekers.
Plus, if you’re up to your elbows in Thanksgiving prep and you have a cooking crisis, we’ll have some last minute tips from an SOS line for turkey troubles.
And, reflections on Thanksgiving from your friends here at WORLD.
That and more tomorrow.
I’m Nick Eicher.
MARY REICHARD, HOST: And I’m Mary Reichard.
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