• Understanding Problems and Solutions

    Dennis Prager begins a series on understanding the differences between Left and Right in National Review: Material poverty doesn't cause murder, rape, or terror. Moral poverty does. That's one of the great divides between Left and Right. And it largely emanates from their differing views about whether human nature is…

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  • GOP House Leader Kevin McCarthy On USA Freedom Act

    House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy joined me to open the show to discuss whether the Patriot Act would lapse: Audio: 05-26hhs-mccarthy Transcript: HH: We begin today's program with a special shout-out to our special friends listening on AM1070, KNTH in Houston, and to our friends at KLUP, AM930 in San…

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  • How We Think About Things

    Hugh interviewed the author, and I have mentioned the books several times, “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.” Then, just this morning, this headline appeared in the Telegraph, “Social mobility has come to a halt.” The book discusses class differentiation in America and the article discusses how Cameron will…

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  • Calling Tom Steyer, Or Anyone Not Named “Hillary”

    My Monday Washington Examiner column asks whether within the entire Democratic Party there is anyone willing to step up to run against Hillary Clinton, an individual whose reckless disregard for the national security as evidenced by her private server makes her manifestly disqualified from the job of Commander-in-Chief. Not one…

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  • To Win or To Destroy?

    The results remain outstanding, but as I write it looks like Ireland is going to approve same sex marriage in a national referendum. Responding to the polling and early returns, a columnist in The Telegraph had this to say: Never mind that both stories crumbled under scrutiny – the popularity…

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  • Punting On Justice

    For personal reasons, I have been thinking a lot about end of life issues of late. It is an extraordinary thing how the law has evolved on this subject in recent decades. As life spans have increased and medical technology advanced we find ourselves increasingly confronted with issues regarding the…

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  • “First Ladies” by Susan Swain and C-SPAN

    “First Ladies” by Susan Swain and C-SPAN

    Susan Swain was the moderator for C-SPAN's wonderful two-year series on the First ladies, and has now brought the television series into book form. A wonderful read for anyone who loves American history, and especially the genuinely “inside story” of the various presidencies.

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