Bill Bennett and WaPo’s Robert Costa on the primary election results. Michael Medved was encouraged by the primary election results. Pete Wehner calls the VA scandal “Epic Incompetence,” he was a guest on Bennett’s show. Dennis Prager describes Obama’s 4-point patented response to scandal in his administration. Middle East expert and AEI Scholar Michael Rubin recently brought Bennett up-to-date on the distressing developments in Libya. Medved and guest Phillip K. Howard on how the machinery of law, regulation and government has grown and now–instead of progress—gridlock and frustration are growing, even at the local level.Read More »
Bill Bennett talked about the VA scandal with healthcare expert and Forbes’ “Apothecary” blogger, Avik Roy. Hugh Hewitt with Michael Bender of Bloomberg who on whether the Dems attempt to exploit “income inequality” would backfire on them. Dennis Prager on the growing number of American businesses that FAIL.Hewitt and National Review’s Eliana Johnson on Rubio’s Resurgence. Hewitt and Frank Gaffne discuss Boko Haram. Bill Bennett and Attorney David Rivkin on Russia being the first sovereign state to violate its Geneva Convention commitment. Prager guest Timothy Groseclose was a tenured Political Science Professor at UCLA is out with a bold and provocative book: “Cheating: An Insider’s report in Use of Race in Admissions at UCLA.” Michael Medved compared President’s typically timid statement regarding Boko Haram with British Prime Minister Cameron’s vocal outrage.Read More »
Dennis Prager on the 5 to 4 Supreme Court deciding sectarian prayer at a government meeting can continue. Immediately following the Gowdy-to-be-head-of-Benghazi-Select-Committee announcement, Hugh Hewitt was joined by Paul Ryan to discuss Gowdy’s Benghazi committee. Congressman Trey Gowdy, a fine appointment to Chair the Committee, was a guest on Bill Bennett’s show. Hewitt with National Review’s Andrew McCarthy, a former terrorist prosecuting U.S. Attorney in the Southern District of New York on Gowdy’s Select Committee. Michael Medved spoke to one more-than-gifted woman on the war-on-boys subject: AEI’s Christina Hoff-Sommers—who published “The War Against Boys.” Bill Bennett turned to Tom Jocselyn, a fellow at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and senior editor of TheLongWarJournal.com–they discussed the Boko Haram situation. Medved on the USA Today poll on the U.S. electorate–it looks good for the GOP.Read More »
Michael Medved and Karl Rove discuss the latest revelation from the Benghazi scandal. Columnist Byron York spoke with K.T. McFarland who served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs under President Ronald Reagan–they discussed the latest on Putin’s move in Ukraine. Medved on the NBA/Sterling fallout. Prager on NBA/Sterling fears America’s unconcern with private conversations being subject to our employment status. Hugh Hewitt and Focus on the Family’s, Jim Daly discuss their absolutely wonderful movie/documentary stressing the importance of fathers–it’s titled “Irreplaceable,” and it’s coming out on Tuesday. Rick Santorum talks his new book “Blue Collar Conservatives,” with Medved. Dennis Prager on the latest in marriage aberration: the “thruple.”Read More »
Hugh Hewitt turned to Frank Dowse: a former military attaché to Ukraine and member of the Naval Special Warfare Command. Bill Bennett sorted through the incoherence in U.S. foreign policy regarding Al Qaeda with National Review’s Andrew McCarthy. A very influential money man has now emerged who might help explain the President’s Keystone Pipeline delay. Tom Steyer is a San Francisco-based billionaire who has pledged $100 million dollars supporting Democratic candidates who are opposed to Keystone. Bill Bennett’s guest, John Hinderaker of Powerline Blog has been leading the way in exposing Steyer. Bill Bennett spoke about the startling development regarding NYC welfare with one of its originators, former New York City Commissioner, Robert Doar, now a scholar at AEI. Dennis Prager on how doctors themselves are now discouraging younger doctors from coming into the field. Michael Medved uncovered a recent study on the effects of marijuana use, as reported in USA Today.Read More »
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.