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VIDEO: The Trouble with Trump

Monday 6 June 2016 / Hour 2, Block A:  David Drucker, Senior Congressional correspondent, Washington Examiner; and John Fund, NRO, in re: June 6, 1944, CBS radio, middle of the night, German radio reports invasion; London: Seem to have RAF over the French coast, Seine estuary to Cherbourg. Dwight...
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VIDEO: Campus Intolerance

Friday  3 June 2016 / Hour 1, Block C:  Liz Peek,  Fiscal Times & Fox, in re:  Forget ‘Great.’ Trump Should Just Promise to Make America Work Again
Let’s be clear: There are no excuses for the incompetence that Americans routinely experience from the federal government.     There is no excuse...
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VIDEO: Chinese Propaganda

Wednesday   1 June  2016 / Hour 1, Block A:Charles Burton, professor at Brock University, in re: Chinese are largely funding US private education.  When the Chinese students study here, do they adopt US values? Not much, but a little.  As for Australia, the financially-pressed newspapers are...
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VIDEO: Energy Policy

Tuesday  31 May 2016   / Hour 1, Block A: Steve Moore, in re: Steve has just left University of Chicago (where he debated Austan Goolsbee) and got to airport: We could increase our output 0f gas and coal by $200 bil PA.  Historically, the Democratic Party really cared foremost about working-class...
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VIDEO: Failure of Governance

Thursday  26 May 2016 / Hour 1, Block A:     Francis Rose, (WMAL) and, and now Channel 7 in Washington; and Channel 8 daily: "Government matters";  in re: Fed Dept of Education is sending out “guidance letters” nationally: demanding that schools punish people...
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VIDEO: Cyberinsecurity

Wednesday   11 May 2016 / Hour 2, Block A:  Bill Gertz, senior editor of the Washington Free Beacon, in re: Gucifer hacked in to John Kerry’s accounts. The Obama Adm cybersecurity, etc., so far: and incomplete response.    . . .  Gucifer wasn't an enemy; he was just fooling around.  The problem is...
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VIDEO: Trump on Trade

Tuesday  10 May 2016   / Hour 1, Block B:  James Pethokoukis, columnist & AEI, in re:  For every one American who’s lost a job in the US, ten or twenty people have gained economically from global trade. Is Trump a mercantilist – a Nineteenth Century promoter of local production?  No, what he...
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VIDEO: Ben Rhodes

Monday 9 May 2016 / Hour 1, Block C:  Claudia Rosett, FDD, Thaddeus McCotter,and Gordon G. Chang, Daily Beast &, in re: Ben Rhodes. Pres Obama’s spokesman, works for Natl Security Council, said, “Foreign policy is treated as a parlor game in which you give your opponents bad info,...
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Thursday  5 May 2016 / Hour 1, Block A: Henry Miller, M.D.; Robert Wesson Fellow in Scientific Philosophy  & Public Policy; Hoover Institution; in re: there are possible remedies for Zika virus; there’s blood on the hands of the [slowpoke] regulators.  The mosquitos have a mutation such that...
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VIDEO: Party Turmoil

Wednesday   4 May 2016 / Hour 1, Block A: Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, in re:   In China, Capo No. 1 (Xi Jinping) seems to be trying to kill Capo No. 2 (Li Keqiang); which leaves No. 2 with little chance...