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VIDEO: Remembering Fouad Ajami

Thursday 2 July  2015  / Hour 1, Block A: Sam Tadros, Hudson Institute, in re: Fouad Ajami, deeply missed, a singular, lyrical writer an commentator. Believe Middle East problems were not imperialism or from outside, were the result of the deeds of those who live there.  In These Times, his most...
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VIDEO: Instability

Wednesday   1 July 2015  / Hour 1, Block A: Fraser Howie, co-author, Red Capitalism, in re: Chinese economy is at close to 0%  - it's deteriorated and the new PMI for June confirms that mfrg is contacting.  Shanghai & Shenzen markets:  detached from others, a sort of casino  - but the last week...
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VIDEO: Trump

Monday 29 July 2015 / Hour 2, Block A:  David M Drucker, Washington Examiner Senior Congressional correspondent, & John Fund, National Review Online, in re:  Predictable tragedy of the republican Party – when Mr Trump speaks. It depends on attracting a sizeable Latino vote in 2016; has two...

VIDEO: Income Inequality

Tuesday  30 June 2015 / Hour 1, Block A:  James Pethokoukis, columnist & AEI, in re: . . .  Plenty of mainstream Dem economists are talking about major tax increases.   See AEI table of real income, by group, for the last six Administrations.  Top 1% captures 58% of total, bottom percentages...
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VIDEO: The Roberts Court

Thursday  25 June 2015 / Hour 1, Block A:Mary Kissel, Wall Street Journal editorial board & host of OpinionJournal.com; in re:   careful discussion of King v Burwell ruling by SCOTUS.  James Freeman and Bobby Jindal: education and health-care sector.
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VIDEO: More Cops

Thursday  25 June 2015 / Hour 1, Block B:  Edward W Hayes, criminal defense attorney par excellence, in re: On Tuesday at 11:30 in the morning, a South Korean tourist who'd just finished a yoga class and was sitting on a bench in Bryant Park at the main library: a madman came up and hacked at her...
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VIDEO: Bubble Bloodbath

Monday  22 June 2015  / Hour 1, Block C: Gordon Chang, Forbes.com, in re:  Neither of us has any money invested in the Shanghai or Shenzen stock markets.  However, the military does and must be worried as the crest was achieved and it then sank – 6.3 % down on Friday, alone on Shanghai Composite....
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VIDEO: Waiting on the Supreme Court

Thursday  18 June 2015  / Hour 1, Block C: Lara M Brown, George Washington University, in re:  Gun laws around the country; the mass tragedy in Charleston, South Carolina.  "This kind of mass violence doesn’t occur in other countries"—Pres Obama.  Second Amendment rights, wrong-headed inferences;...
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VIDEO: The Martian

Wednesday   17 June  2015  / Hour 1, Block C: Hotel Mars, episode n; Andy Weir, author, The Martians, in re: Martian colonies, constructing habitats. A spectacular novelist. Knowledge of Mars, of NASA's operations, the story of Mr Watney.  (A major motion picture is en route.)  Watney's main...
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VIDEO: Stronger Numbers

Tuesday  16 June 2015  / Hour 1, Block A: Phil Izzo, WSJ lead editor, Real Time Economics blog, in re:LK: Donald Trump is an America First fellow [not quite accused of being an Amerca First member orAmerica Firster], who holds that bureaucrats, pols and most everybody else is in the way and...