This week on Need To Know, Jay is on the scene in Texas at the Bush Library dedication with an inside look at the praise and the politics occurring there. Then, the coming reckoning on entitlements, ObamaCare and abortion, the continuing curious case of John Kerry, sequestration is not a walk in the park (or a swim), and Jay pays tribute to the conductor Sir Colin Davis.

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  1. Profile photo of Duane Oyen Member

    Download link? Maybe we’re just too fast for Blue Yeti….

    OK, there it is. Nevermind….

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    • April 27, 2013 at 1:12 am
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  2. Profile photo of Benjamin Glaser Member

    E.J. Hill some weeks just outdoes himself. Between this one and the GLOP Elephant piece he is just awesome. 

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    • April 27, 2013 at 1:23 am
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  3. Profile photo of EJHill Contributor

    Thanks for the compliment, Benjamin. I have my moments.

    Anyone else but me think that hairdo makes Mona look like Mary Martin?

    Could Mona be the mother of JR Ewing?

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    • April 27, 2013 at 1:47 am
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  4. Profile photo of Peter Robinson Founder

    Just when I suppose EJHill can’t possibly top himself, he pulls off Mona and Jay as Dale and Roy. Just brilliant.

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    • April 27, 2013 at 3:07 am
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  5. Profile photo of Allan Trojan Inactive

    Mona: Prime Minister Erdoğan’s name is pronounced

    ER-DOH-AHN

    the ğ with the little accent is not pronounced it just lengthens the syllable.

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    • April 27, 2013 at 3:55 am
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  6. Profile photo of Indaba Inactive

    Quite the event with all the Presidents and we are fortunate to have Jay and Mona to share it with us.

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    • April 27, 2013 at 4:02 am
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  7. Profile photo of Mona Charen Contributor

    Yikes! That pic . . . Re, the villainous PM of Turkey: A little voice in the back of my mind was whispering, “you may be mispronouncing his name” and another voice thought, “heck, just as G.H.W. Bush serenely mispronounced ‘Saddam’ I won’t fret too much about Erdogan.” Some people don’t deserve to be honored by us bothering to get it right! (Or that’s my excuse anyway.)

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    • April 27, 2013 at 5:59 am
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  8. Profile photo of Horace Svácz Inactive

    EJHill, this is outstanding. Peter is right, just brilliant.

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    • April 27, 2013 at 8:38 am
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  9. Profile photo of Allan Trojan Inactive

    I agree with your opinion about Erdoğan.

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    • April 28, 2013 at 11:16 am
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  10. Profile photo of Hartmann von Aue Member

    “Neo-Ottomanism” is a great neologism, Jay. Use it often. And I completely agree with y’alls assessment of that inane apology to Turkey.

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    • April 29, 2013 at 11:06 am
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  11. Profile photo of tabula rasa Member

    The last ten minutes of the podcast was deeply moving.

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    • April 29, 2013 at 11:41 am
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