Hugh Hewitt discussed the Ukraine problem with former Senator from Missouri, Jim Talent. Hewitt guest, Arkansas Rep. Tom Cotton is challenging Mark Pryor for the senate seat in his state. Salem radio host Michael Medved spoke with Gov. Bobby Jindal about O’care. Dennis Prager spoke with Wall Street Journal reporter Russell Gold who wrote the book “The Boom, How Fracking ignited the American energy revolution and changed the world,” they discussed the topic of fracking. Hewitt talked about the midterm election candidates with Fred Barnes, executive editor of the Weekly Standard. Dennis Prager on legendary baseball great Henry Aaron, admired by millions of fans, many of them Republican, comparing those who disagree with Obama with members of the KKK.Read More »
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Michael Medved on Mozilla CEO, Brandon Eich getting fired over his $1,000 contribution to Prop 8. Dennis Prager sees a new sort of McCarthyism with Eich’s ousting. Paul Kenger—From Grove City College—discussed with Bill Bennett how one of the Pope’s gifts to the president ended up being re-gifted it to current recipient of the Margaret Sanger award, Nancy Pelosi. Bret Stephens from the Wall Street Journal and Hugh Hewitt on Putin’s movement. Bill Bennett turned to K.T. McFarland—a national security veteran with service to Presidents Nixon, Ford and Reagan to discuss American decline-ism. The South China Sea is the geographical centerpiece of the new book from Robert Kaplan—titled “Asia’s Cauldron.” Kaplan was on with Hewitt to discuss.
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Obama’s speech on ISIS.
This is Michael Medved for Townhall.com.
Since her disastrous showing in the Iowa caucuses six years ago, Hillary Clinton has stayed away from the Hawkeye State—until a recent visit viewed by many as the unofficial kickoff of her new presidential campaign.
Speaking to more than 5,000 at a “Steak Fry” in Indianola, the former Secretary of State got by far her biggest applause with a ringing declaration that women deserve “equal pay and that means you should get equal pay for equal work.”
Unfortunately, Clinton arrived about 40 years late on this issue: in 1963, President Kennedy signed legislation guaranteeing equal pay for equal work and punishing any businesses that knowingly discriminate against women.
The “equal pay” legislation Democrats push today would merely make it easier for lawyers to file suits, rather than protecting ordinary working women. It’s not a pro-female reform—just procedural change that’s pro-lawyer and anti-business.
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From the story: The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of relief to the British political establishment. Scots voted 55 percent to 45 percent against independence in a vote that saw an unprecedented turnout (Fox News). Some say the call for independence is growing in Europe (Washington Post). David Cameron’s statement (BBC).Read More »