Here are just a few things in Chad’s Pile that you will hear on Lubbock’s First News this morning. Give Chad your feedback on the steaming topics.

1. Planned Parenthood will be defunded in Texas (link)

In a move that will surely anger many on the left, the state legislature approved a omnibus health bill that includes language that would defund abortion providers like Planned Parenthood. According to Politico:

On the Planned Parenthood provision, Nashed said, “The governor continues to champion the protection of unborn life in Texas, recently signing House Bill 15, which requires a woman to have a sonogram before electing to have an abortion to ensure she is fully informed before making such an impactful decision.”

2. The White House is for sale (link)

Maybe it's just me, but I don't like the fact that President Obama is using the White House in order to raise money. According to the Washington Post, the President is working hard to raise money and in doing so is using everything he can to raise money. That includes access to West Wing staff and even food tastings with the White House chef. To me, it's just going too far.

3. Malaysia Airlines: NO KIDS! (link)

In what could be some trend setting news, Malaysia Airlines has banned babies from flying in first class. Why? Because babies cry and it's pretty annoying on a flight. I like this piece of news and hope it will catch on. Maybe carriers will add baby free flights?

4. Governor Rick Perry blames Robert Duncan

Sanctuary Cities legislation and who's to blame? If you believe Governor Rick Perry, Sen. Robert Duncan is. Perry singled out Duncan in his statement about the legislation below:

AUSTIN – Gov. Rick Perry today released the following statement regarding sanctuary city legislation:

“As the special session appears to be winding down, I am disappointed the Legislature did not address sanctuary cities. Working with legislative leaders last weekend, we worked to include sanctuary city legislation in Senate Bill 1. Unfortunately, SB1 Conference Committee Chairman Robert Duncan ultimately refused to allow language related to the ban of sanctuary cities into the final version of Senate Bill 1. Because of this action, the special session will not provide our peace officers with the discretion they need to adequately keep Texans safe from those that would do them harm.”

We'll take your thoughts during LFN on Perry's statement.

These and many more topics coming up on Wednesday’s edition of Lubbock’s First News with Chad Hasty. Tune in mornings 6-9am on News/Talk 790 KFYO, streaming online at, and now on your iPhone and Android device with the radioPup App.