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Jun 30, 2008

Show 231 Dennis Prager talks to Noah Feldman, professor at Harvard Law School, contributing writer for the "New York Times Magazine" and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. His latest book is The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State.  35 minutes 8MB

Perhaps no other Western writer has more deeply probed the bitter struggle in the Muslim world between the forces of religion and law and those of violence and lawlessness as Noah Feldman. His scholarship has defined the stakes in the Middle East today. Now, in this penetrating book, Feldman tells the story behind the increasingly popular call for the establishment of the shari'a--the law of the traditional Islamic state--in the modern Muslim world.

Western powers call it a threat to democracy. Islamist movements are winning elections on it. Terrorists use it to justify their crimes. What, then, is the shari'a? Given the severity of some of its provisions, why is it popular among Muslims? Can the Islamic state succeed--should it? Feldman reveals how the classical Islamic constitution governed through and was legitimated by law. He shows how executive power was balanced by the scholars who interpreted and administered the shari'a, and how this balance of power was finally destroyed by the tragically incomplete reforms of the modern era. The result has been the unchecked executive dominance that now distorts politics in so many Muslim states. Feldman argues that a modern Islamic state could provide political and legal justice to today's Muslims, but only if new institutions emerge that restore this constitutional balance of power.

The Fall and Rise of the Islamic State gives us the sweeping history of the traditional Islamic constitution--its noble beginnings, its downfall, and the renewed promise it could hold for Muslims and Westerners alike.

Noah Feldman is professor at Harvard Law School. He is a contributing writer for the New York Times Magazine and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is the author of Divided by God, What We Owe Iraq (Princeton), and After Jihad.

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Jun 27, 2008

Show 232 Makers and Takers. Michael Medved talks to author Peter Schweizer. 37 minutes 8MB . 

Book Description:  In Makers and Takers you will discover why:

* Seventy-one percent of conservatives say you have an obligation to care for a seriously injured spouse or parent versus less than half (46 percent) of liberals.

* Conservatives have a better work ethic and are much less likely to call in sick than their liberal counterparts.

* Liberals are 2½ times more likely to be resentful of others' success and 50 percent more likely to be jealous of other people"s good luck.

* Liberals are 2 times more likely to say it is okay to cheat the government out of welfare money you don't deserve.

* Conservatives are more likely than liberals to hug their children and "significantly more likely” to display positive nurturing emotions.

* Liberals are less trusting of family members and much less likely to stay in touch with their parents.

* Do you get satisfaction from putting someone else"s happiness ahead of your own? Fifty-five percent of conservatives said yes versus only 20 percent of liberals.

* Rush Limbaugh, Ronald Reagan, Bill O'Reilly and Dick Cheney have given large sums of money to people in need, while Ted Kennedy, Nancy Pelosi, Michael Moore, and Al Gore have not.

* Those who are "very liberal” are 3 times more likely than conservatives to throw things when they get angry.

The American left prides itself on being superior to conservatives: more generous, less materialistic, more tolerant, more intellectual, and more selfless. For years scholars have constructed—and the media has pushed—elaborate theories designed to demonstrate that conservatives suffer from a host of personality defects and character flaws. According to these supposedly unbiased studies, conservatives are mean-spirited, greedy, selfish malcontents with authoritarian tendencies. Far from the belief of a few cranks, prominent liberals from John Kenneth Galbraith to Hillary Clinton have succumbed to these prejudices. But what do the facts show?

Peter Schweizer has dug deep—through tax documents, scholarly data, primary opinion research surveys, and private records—and has discovered that these claims are a myth. Indeed, he shows that many of these claims actually apply more to liberals than conservatives. Much as he did in his bestseller Do as I Say (Not as I Do), he brings to light never-before-revealed facts that will upset conventional wisdom.

Conservatives such as Ronald Reagan and Robert Bork have long argued that liberal policies promote social decay. Schweizer, using the latest data and research, exposes how, in general:

* Liberals are more self-centered than conservatives.
* Conservatives are more generous and charitable than liberals.
* Liberals are more envious and less hardworking than conservatives.
* Conservatives value truth more than liberals, and are less prone to cheating and lying.
* Liberals are more angry than conservatives.
* Conservatives are actually more knowledgeable than liberals.
* Liberals are more dissatisfied and unhappy than conservatives.

Schweizer argues that the failure lies in modern liberal ideas, which foster a self-centered, "if it feels good do it” attitude that leads liberals to outsource their responsibilities to the government and focus instead on themselves and their own desires.

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Jun 23, 2008

Show 229 Jonah Goldberg  at the Heritage Foundation discussing his provocative and well-researched book, Liberal Fascism, exposing the origins, history & current state of modern Liberalism -- the polar opposite of classical liberalism. He dispels the Liberal mythology that socialism is somehow the opposite of national socialism (fascism), and walks us through the close knit relationships amongst Leftists; including FDR's administration, Communism, Socialism, Marxism, Fascism, Green, Progressivism and other such regressive, mystic-based beliefs.

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To purchase the book Liberal Fascism visit Amazon Liberal Fascism  

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Jun 20, 2008

Show 228 The Post American World. Michael Medved talks to author Fareed Zakaria. 37 minutes 8.5MB.

Synopsis- One of our most distinguished thinkers argues that the "rise of the rest” is the great story of our time. "This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else.” So begins Fareed Zakaria's important new work on the era we are now entering.

Following on the success of his best-selling The Future of Freedom, Zakaria describes with equal prescience a world in which the United States will no longer dominate the global economy, orchestrate geopolitics, or overwhelm cultures. He sees the "rise of the rest”—the growth of countries like China, India, Brazil, Russia, and many others—as the great story of our time, and one that will reshape the world.

The tallest buildings, biggest dams, largest-selling movies, and most advanced cell phones are all being built outside the United States. This economic growth is producing political confidence, national pride, and potentially international problems.

How should the United States understand and thrive in this rapidly changing international climate? What does it mean to live in a truly global era? Zakaria answers these questions with his customary lucidity, insight, and imagination.

The New York Times Book Review - Josef Joffe …make no mistake. This is a relentlessly intelligent book that eschews simple-minded projections from crisis to collapse. There is certainly plenty to bemoan—from the disappearing dollar to the subprime disaster, from rampant anti-Americanism to wars in Iraq and Afghanistan that will take years to win. Yet Zakaria"s is not another exercise in declinism. His point is not the demise of Gulliver, but the "rise of the rest.”

Biography- Fareed Zakaria is the editor of Newsweek International and writes a weekly column on international affairs. His previous book was the New York Times bestseller The Future of Freedom. He lives in New York City.

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Jun 19, 2008

Show 227 Newt Gingrich. National Security, Adolescence and Leadership. Three excerpts from Newt. 61minutes 14MB

This first speech was given by Newt Gingrich at the Business Executives for National Security Forum on 5/15/08.  To watch the video of this speech visit http://youtube.com/watch?v=vOHPUMYYPUc

In the second excerpt Newt describes how the 19th century concept of adolescence fails young adults by robbing them of engagement in the adult world. Instead you have 13 year olds imitating 17 year olds, all trapped in a system of forced boredom. Third excerpt Newt speaks to the Young Republican Convention in Washington D.C. on May 2, 2008 about leadership.

 

Jun 18, 2008

Show 226 Selections from the CATO Institute daily podcasts. Global warming, School choice, Globalization, Civil War era, Health care, Jobs and manufacturing and education. 54 minutes 12.5MB. For all of Cato Institute podcasts visit : http://www.cato.org/dailypodcast/podcast-archive.php

 Selection 1. A decade without warming featuring Patrick J. Michaels

Selection 2. School Choice Research: Apples to Lemons featuring John Merrifield.

 Selection 3. Boudreaux on Globalization featuring Donald J. Boudreaux.

Selection 4.  McDougall on the Civil War Era featuring Walter A. McDougall.

Selection 5 Globetrotting for a better health care system featuring Michael D. Tanner.

Selection 6 Jobs and American Manafacturing featuring Daniel J. Ikenson

Selecton 7 Apples to Apples to Education featuring Andrew J. Coulson.

Jun 17, 2008

Show 225 George Washington on Leadership. Michael Medved talks to author Richard Brookhiser. 37 minutes 8.6MB

Synopsis- FIRST IN WAR, FIRST IN PEACE, FIRST IN LEADERSHIP. Richard Brookhiser's revolutionary biography, Founding Father, took George Washington off the dollar bill and made him live. Now, with his trademark wit and precision, Brookhiser expertly examines the details of Washington"s life that fullscale biographies sweep over, to instruct us in true leadership. George Washington on Leadership is a textbook look at Washington's three spectacularly successful careers as an executive: general, president, and tycoon. Brookhiser explains how Washington maximized his strengths and overcame his flaws, and inspires us to do likewise. It shows how one man"s struggles and successes 200 years ago can be a model for leaders today. Washington oversaw two startups-the army and the presidency. He chaired the most important meeting in American history-the Constitutional Convention. Washington rose from being a third son who was a major in the militia, to one of the most famous men in the world. At every stage in his career, he had to deal with changing circumstances, from tobacco prices to geopolitics, and with wildly different classes of men, from frontiersmen to aristocrats. Washington’s example is so crucial because of the many firsts he is responsible for.

About the Author- Richard Brookhiser is the author of What Would the Founders Do?, Founding Father, Alexander Hamilton, American, and America’s First Dynasty: The Adamses, 1735-1918. He wrote and hosted the critically acclaimed PBS documentary Rediscovering George Washington, is a columnist for TIME magazine, and is a senior editor of National Review. He has written for The New Yorker and the New York Times. He lives in New York City.

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Jun 16, 2008

Show 224 Part 2 of 2 History of War special Memorial Day broadcast with legendary military historian and classicist, Victor Davis Hanson. Hugh Hewitt talks to Author. 51 minutes  11.7MB

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Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the author most recently of A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War (Random House).

He was named the Fellow in California Studies at the Claremont Institute on September 12th, 2002.

Dr. Hanson received his Ph.D. in Classics from Stanford University and is Professor of Classics at California State University at Fresno. Dr. Hanson is the author of more than 80 scholarly articles and editorials on classical and military history and contemporary culture. His latest book is A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, published by Random House. He has written for the Claremont Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Weekly Standard, and many other publications, and writes regular columns for National Review Online. He lives and works on a farm near Selma, California, with his wife and three children.

On Amazon.com:

·        A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War

·        Mexifornia: A State of Becoming

·        An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism

·        Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power

·        The Soul of Battle: From Ancient Times to the Present Day, How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny

·        The Other Greeks: The Family Farm and the Agrarian Roots of Western Civilization

·         Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece

 

Jun 13, 2008

Show 223 History of War special Memorial Day broadcast with legendary military historian and classicist, Victor Davis Hanson. Hugh Hewitt talks to Author. Part 1 of 2. 54 minutes  12MB

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Victor Davis Hanson is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and the author most recently of A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War (Random House).

He was named the Fellow in California Studies at the Claremont Institute on September 12th, 2002.

Dr. Hanson received his Ph.D. in Classics from Stanford University and is Professor of Classics at California State University at Fresno. Dr. Hanson is the author of more than 80 scholarly articles and editorials on classical and military history and contemporary culture. His latest book is A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War, published by Random House. He has written for the Claremont Review of Books, the Wall Street Journal, New York Times, The Weekly Standard, and many other publications, and writes regular columns for National Review Online. He lives and works on a farm near Selma, California, with his wife and three children.

On Amazon.com:

·        A War Like No Other: How the Athenians and Spartans Fought the Peloponnesian War

·        Mexifornia: A State of Becoming

·        An Autumn of War: What America Learned from September 11 and the War on Terrorism

·        Carnage and Culture: Landmark Battles in the Rise of Western Power

·        The Soul of Battle: From Ancient Times to the Present Day, How Three Great Liberators Vanquished Tyranny

·        The Other Greeks: The Family Farm and the Agrarian Roots of Western Civilization

·         Warfare and Agriculture in Classical Greece

Jun 12, 2008

Show 222 Dennis Prager talks to author Iain Murray about his book The Really Inconvenient Truths: Seven Environmental Catastrophes Liberals Don"t Want You to Know About - Because They Helped Cause Them.  34 minutes 7.8MB

For synopsis of book see ACU show # 218.

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Jun 11, 2008

Show 221 Moment of Truth in Iraq: How a New 'Greatest Generation' of American Soldiers is Turning Defeat and Disaster into Victory and Hope. Michael Medved talks to author Michael Yon. 37 minutes 8.6MB Synopsis- Never underestimate the American soldier. That's the moral of former Green Beret Michael Yon's brilliant battle-by-battle, block-by-block tale of how America's new 'greatest generation' of soldiers is turning defeat and disaster into victory and hope in Iraq.

The American soldier is the reason General David Petraeus's brilliant strategy of moving our soldiers off isolated bases and out among the Iraqi people is working. Working to find and kill terrorists, reclaim neighborhoods, and help lead Iraq to democracy.

Yon is no cheerleader. According to the New York Times, he has logged more time in combat situations in Iraq than any other

U.S. reporter. When failed American leadership was driving Iraq into chaos and civil war, nobody told the story earlier or better than Michael Yon. The top brass was so mad that twice the U.S. military denied him access to Iraq.

So Yon has supreme credibility when he says that we are finally winning, not primarily with our overwhelming technology, not with shock and awe destruction, but with the even more powerful force of American values--with the courage and leadership, strength and compassion of our soldiers.

Moment of Truth in Iraq is packed with Yon's trademark thrilling and often heart-rending tales from the battlefield:

* The American commander fed up with phony Al Qaeda 'documentaries' that showed terrorists shooting at bombed out American vehicles as if they had beaten us in open battle. The commander and his men staged the "bombing" of a broken down truck, then when the terrorists came to put on their act, Navy SEAL snipers killed every one.

* Follow the exploits of the great "Deuce Four" battalion that becamethe center of a "warrior cult" dreaded by terrorists and revered by Iraqis.

*Think Iraqi soldiers can't fight? Read about the elite Iraqi SWAT team taking down a terror cell for the murder of four American soldiers and a brave Iraqi guide.

*Think Americans are occupiers, not liberators, of

Iraq? Tell that to the wounded Iraqi interpreter, who, convinced he was about to die, begged his U.S. commander to have his heart cut out and buried in America.

* Learn why so many Iraqi boys dream of becoming American soldiers.

* Brutalized by Saddam for decades, Iraqis hungered for strength entwined with justice and tempered by mercy. The American soldier delivered.

Here is the true, untold story of the American soldier and the courage and values that are bringing victory for America-and Iraq.

The New York Times rack[ed] up more time embedded with combat units than any other journalist

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Jun 9, 2008

Show 220 Hugh Hewitt spends time with America's preeminent war correspondent, Michael Yon, and talks about his wonderful new book, Moment Of Truth In Iraq. 34 minutes 8MB

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Jun 6, 2008

Show 219 A Conservative History of the American Left. Michael Medved interviews author Daniel Flynn. 34 minutes. 8MB

From Human Events books: Loony Leftism: it didn't start with Hillary Clinton"s comparison of marriage and family with slavery and the Indian reservation system. It didn't start when Thomas Frank wrote in What"s the Matter with Kansas about "the borderline criminality of capitalism." It didn't even start with the Sixties! It"s surprising but true: the loony but now -- sadly -- mainstream Left has its roots in some radical movements that are centuries old.

 Today, with the Left’s influence once again growing in American life, despite its utter intellectual and moral bankruptcy, it’s more important than ever for conservatives to be able to mount a clear-eyed, informed resistance -- and that’s why Daniel Flynn’s rollicking A Conservative History of the American Left is so eye-opening and timely. Here at last is the first book that dares to tear away the pious fictions surrounding the American Left, and to reveal the true origins of the loony Leftist ideas that leave conservatives frustrated, outraged, and amazed that anyone could think such insane things.

Think that the wild ideas propagated by the Left today are newly minted? Think again. Flynn (author of the acclaimed Intellectual Morons and Why the Left Hates America) shows that many of them date back to the earliest days of America. And that even includes the Left’s hatred for Christianity, its moral relativism, and its calls for government to solve all of our problems. All that and more can be traced back into the 19th century.

Flynn demonstrates that the Left’s arguments have been refuted, rejected, and discarded again and again, but generation after generation liberals trot them out again. Even liberal anti-Americanism is nothing new: Flynn notes that the famed abolitionist crusader William Lloyd Garrison, in 1848 published a piece in his newspaper, The Liberator, that read: "We only hope that, if blood has had to flow, that it has been that of the Americans."

And Garrison is not the only forefather of the loony Left who ever haunted the American scene. Flynn introduces you to a rogue’s gallery of Leftist loons, hacks and psychopaths who were, paradoxically enough, taken seriously in their day, and left their mark on the Leftist movement ever after. These include Mary Gove Nichols, a free love advocate and anti-marriage activist who compared matrimony to slavery and prostitution, becoming the Betty Friedan of the antebellum era -- until she horrified her followers by getting married and converting to Catholicism!

Then there’s Victoria Claflin Woodhull, who ran for president on the Equal Rights Party ticket in 1872, 48 years before women could vote in presidential elections. An early hero of the feminist movement? Sure -- and also an advocate of far-out "scientific" religion featuring spirit rappings and the appearances of ghosts. And don’t forget the grim and humorless Leftist ideologue Mike Gold, who denounced Gilbert and Sullivan as "the cultural pioneers of fascism" and proclaimed that "the Russian Bolsheviks will leave the world a better place than Jesus left it."

An enthralling account of the nutty origins of the loony Left, A Conservative History of the American Left enables conservatives to understand and more effectively combat the Left today.

Meet the old Leftists, same as the new Leftists:

*       John Humphrey Noyes and the Perfectionists: a 19th-century utopian community that anticipated the Left’s "new," "cutting-edge" ideas of today -- including economic collectivism, free love, hostility to the nuclear family, pacifism, anti-Americanism, and passion for eugenics

*       Robert Owen, the rags-to-riches Welsh industrialist who identified private property, religion, and marriage as "the most monstrous evils" almost two centuries ago

*       Michael Moore’s forefather: the crusading early twentieth century Leftist journalist who announced that he wanted to "destroy the facts"

*       The presidential administration that brought top-down reform by liberal technocrats, fast-paced centralization, and constitutional disposability to Washington long before Hillary Clinton was even born

*       The American Communist dupe who, with his propaganda, paved the way for the blood and violence of the Russian Revolution, and the terror of its aftermath

*       Why the American Socialist Party gets the lion’s share of attention from historians despite being far smaller and less influential than many other American third-party movements

*       The open racism of many of the most prominent Leftists of the nineteenth and earlier twentieth century -- foreshadowing the racial paternalism of today’s Left

*       Why Karl Marx’s violent, one-size-fits-all, industry-centered ideology meshed better with the post-Civil War American Left than did the gradualist, experimental, agrarian-centered Communist movements of the prewar years

*       The Democratic demagogue who secured a presidential nomination by preaching class resentment

*       Whitewashing the Reds: the non-Communist American historian of China who willingly altered his account in order to please China’s new Communist masters

*       The muddleheaded charlatan who suckered thousands of Americans -- including the best and brightest of the nineteenth-century American Left -- into believing him a political genius and spiritual luminary

*       Christianity should "redeem society as well as the individual from all sin": how the Social Gospel movement was born, and quickly left behind any trace of the Gospel at all

*       The Single Tax advocate who called for a draconian land tax that would, in effect, have forced property holders to rent land from the state

"A tour de force. A Conservative History of the American Left is a compelling read, supported by an enormous amount of research. Even those on the Left will learn something about their movement by reading this book, although they are unlikely to enjoy reading Flynn’s many revelations and poignant insights." —- Peter Schweizer, bestselling author of Do As I Say (Not As I Do)

"Witty, insightful, and informed, Dan Flynn’s A Conservative History of the American Left is the best introduction I know to this destructive and unavoidable social phenomenon." —-David Horowitz, bestselling author of The Professors, editor-in-chief of FrontPage Magazine

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Jun 4, 2008

Show 218 The Really Inconvenient Truths: Seven Environmental Catastrophes Liberals Don"t Want You to Know About - Because They Helped Cause Them. Michael Medved talks to author Iain Murray.

Why environmentalists are the environment's worst enemy And why effective environmental stewardship depends on free enterprise and property rights

The liberal environmental movement takes for granted that strict government regulation and public ownership is necessary for the preservation of the environment. Yet who, in the end, is responsible for the great environmental catastrophes of the recent past? According to Iain Murray of the Competitive Enterprise Institute, the real answer is: environmentalists themselves. "The dogmatic ideologies and restrictive policies pushed on us by the environmental Left have harmed nature more than helped it,” argues Murray, "but the environmentalists have never borne the blame.” Now, in The REALLY Inconvenient Truths: Seven Environmental Catastrophes Liberals Don"t Want You to Know About - Because They Helped Cause Them, Murray reveals just how often and gravely liberal environmentalists have harmed the environment, how they have covered up this fact, and how conservatives can reclaim the environmental issue by stressing free-enterprise, private-property solutions.

To make his case, Murray focuses on seven major modern environmental catastrophes that illustrate the failure of the liberal approach. All had tragic consequences for humans or the environment. All could have been avoided or mitigated by alternative approaches based on conservative thinking. Yet, in each case, the liberal approach was not to admit failure—but to condemn the alternative approach, deny the problem exists, blame it on something else or even to claim it as a victory.

The REALLY Inconvenient Truths reveals:

*       The origins of the modern liberal environmental movement in the campaign to ban DDT—and how that led to the resurgence of malaria in the poorest countries, with devastatingly fatal consequences

*       How the government-dictated preference for corn-based ethanol and other biofuels is causing massive land overuse, soaring food prices, and increased hunger in the poorest places

*       How a single SUV tank of ethanol-based gasoline burns enough food to feed a starving African for a year

*       How public ownership of waterways causes pollution—and was the real reason Cleveland's Cuyahoga River "caught fire” in 1969 (a founding myth of environmentalism)

*       How hormones from contraceptive and "morning after” pills are literally being flushed into rivers and causing bizarre sexual malformations in fish—and why, for once, there has been no outcry from liberals

*       Yellowstone in flames: How liberal-inspired management programs in the Forest Service and the National Parks have led to major wildfires—including a near-castrophic one in the nation"s crown jewel, Yellowstone Park

*       How the Endangered Species Act actually increases the threat of wildlife extinction—while private approaches have helped species recover all over the world

*       Getting the Green: how the environmental movement is funded by industries that reap enormous profits from environmental laws and regulations

*       How overfishing of the oceans results directly from liberal opposition to property rights in the oceans, as embodied in the Law of the Sea Treaty (LOST)

*       Shut Up, He Explained: how censorship, manufactured outrage, and even phony “science” are being used to cut short the debate over global warming

*       The Lost Sea: how the last attempt to “scientifically manage” an economy, in Soviet Russia, caused the destruction of the Aral Sea—which Al Gore and others now wrongly blame on global warming

*       What history demonstrates about the importance of property rights in protecting the environment

In this election year, Republican politicians tell us that conservatives need to adapt and develop an “environmental” policy to compete with liberal Democrats. In truth, no adaptation is needed. As The REALLY Inconvenient Truths demonstrates, liberal laws and policies that were introduced in the name of saving the environment are hurting it—whereas conservative principles such as freedom and property rights help to preserve and protect the environment whenever they are allowed to work

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Jun 2, 2008


Show 217 Dennis Prager talks to historian and author, Arthur Herman, about the lessons learned from the Viet Nam War. The conventional wisdom regarding this war has warped American thinking for forty years and threatens, even now, to derail our best efforts in Iraq. 34 minutes 7.8MB

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