Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, Andy Ferguson and Adam Rubenstein discuss “white and black,” the craziness raging on college campuses, identity politics, and manufactured controversy targeting Bari Weiss.More
David and Alexandra talk about social justice pile-ons and capitulating Christians—including how Americans lose religious liberty even when the government doesn’t act. They wind up with a discussion of the ever-shifting “Overton Window.”More
Rich, Reihan, Michael Brendan Dougherty, and Dan McLaughlin discuss the shooting in South Florida, Congress’s immigration debate, and the turmoil in which John Kelly now finds himself embroiled.
Broward Sheriff Scott Israel says armed police can do little to stop school violence….so he wants the cops to detain people for troublesome Facebook posts instead. We discuss this idea with Robby Soave, editor of Reason.com.
Plus–The Confession Hotline!More
Elisha, Emily, and Amelia talk 2018 Olympics. Emily ponders fielding her own team and Elisha and uses the “aging” athletes as motivation. All three are obsessed with curling, but only Amelia pretends to be part of the sport’s first family.More
Tonight on the show Erick reacts to many of the side stories being ignored or completely misreported regarding the school shooting in Florida.More
The Heritage Foundation’s John Malcolm joins us to discuss the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida. Democrats are already pushing for gun laws, and people are questioning why the FBI didn’t do more after a person with the same name as the shooter posted online about school shootings. Plus: some things you shouldn’t give up for Lent.More
Sports Illustrated claims that they are doing charity work by encouraging sexual assault survivors to take their clothes off, leading to larger dialogue about what empowerment means. The media has a love-fest with North Korea and its regime to kickstart the Olympics – while taking shots at Vice President Mike Pence.
We also discuss the underreported, ongoing situation in Iran, where heroic women are continuing to fight for freedom – at the risk of serious consequences. Kelsey Harkness recently wrote about this for The Federalist, learn more here.More
Is there some new way to look at the latest atrocity? Plus Douglas Murray discusses his book ‘The Strange Death of Europe: Immigration, Identity, Islam.’More
Welcome to the Harvard Lunch Club Political Podcast for February 16, 2018, it’s number 162, the Liz Warren 2020! edition of the show with your humble hosts, Todd Feinburg, radio guy and Mike Stopa nanophysicist. This week, in anticipation of her nomination, election and coronation in 2020, is our all Liz week! What’s the point of swimming upstream? Socialism is nigh. We didn’t build it! Who doesn’t need a shrill school marm to keep us all in line? Who doesn’t yearn for that Patron Saint of people who can’t read the fine print on their credit card application?
We will reveal some things you never knew about Granny Warren and discuss some things you know only too well.More
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President Trump gave remarks today about yesterday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.More
Richard Epstein describes a potentially groundbreaking healthcare case out of Idaho, where insurers are looking to give consumers more options than are currently allowed under the Affordable Care Act.More
David French of National Review and Greg Corombos of Radio America wade through the details of another horrific school shooting. This time 17 people are dead at a high school in Florida. They honor the heroes who saved students’ lives, including a football coach who died shielding kids from the gunfire. They’re also frustrated that warning signs about this shooter were abundant, including expulsion and a ban from campus, yet little was done by law enforcement to address the problem. And they discuss the tiresome Twitter rage in the wake of tragedies like this, with David pointing out that Twitter often proves that the supposed experts on an issue are actually quite clueless in their supposed area of expertise.More
For those who want radical changes in the way the United States handles guns and shooters, what else can be done but amending the Constitution to supplant the Second Amendment? That’s the question John Podhoretz asks Noah Rothman and Abe Greenwald on this edition of the COMMENTARY Magazine podcast, which also addresses rising Republican fortunes in national polling. Give a listen.More
On this week’s episode of Banter, AEI visiting scholar Mark Jamison joins the show to discuss how cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin work and how they are different from government-backed currency. At AEI, Dr. Jamison’s work focuses on how technology affects the economy, and on telecommunications and Federal Communications Commission issues. He has written several pieces on cryptocurrencies including how policymakers should approach this technology.
Today on the Daily Standard Podcast, senior writer Michael Warren and deputy online editor Jim Swift discuss gun control efforts in the wake of the Parkland school shooting, whether or not the Senate’s open-ended immigration debate will yield any results, the White House’s security clearance problem, and Mitt Romney and the future of the Senate GOP caucus.More
On this week’s episode, the Substandard discusses the Clint Eastwood oeuvre. Sonny reviews The 15:17 to Paris and finds himself strangely drawn to it. JVL tears into the coverage of North Korea at the Olympics. Why is Vic wearing a trenchcoat to the theater?More
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On this episode of the Bill Bennett Podcast, Gordon Chang discussed what seems to be a nicer, more gentle North Korea. Are things changing with North Korea or is this just a front for the Olympics? Also Howard Kurtz, host of Media Buzz on Fox News, talked about his new book, Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press and the War over the Truth.More
Another horrific school shooting, and another news cycle filled with the same old cliches. Is there a way out?
Jay Caruso of the Dallas Morning News stops liberal talking points with a simple two-word tweetMore