Blogs

  • Ambassador John Bolton On Cuba and 2016

    Former U.N. Ambassador John Bolton joined me today to discuss the president's moves on Cuba and his plans for 2016: Audio: 12-17hhs-bolton Transcript: HH: On a day of huge news, I am in Hawaii at AM690, the Answer, but I'm joined from New York by former United Nations Ambassador John…

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  • Gun Control and the Sydney Siege

    Advocates of strict gun control often point to nations like Australia as examples of enlightened policy toward firearms. But all of the regulation didn't prevent a violent criminal with multiple charges against him—and with known sympathies to Islamic terrorists—from using a shotgun to hold a score of hostages in a…

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  • The Right Answer on How We’re Different

    Brian Williams, the anchorman of NBC news, confronted former CIA director Michael Hayden on the day the Senate released its report on enhanced interrogation techniques. “How are we better than our enemies, morally, in light of what we all read about today?” the TV journalist demanded. General Hayden gave a…

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  • Ohio Governor John Kasich on 2016

    Ohio's ebullient Governor John Kasich joined me to start today's show. Audio: 12-16hhs-kasich Transcript: HH: I'm pleased to welcome back to the program the governor of the Buckeye State, Governor John Kasich. Governor, Merry Christmas to you. JK: Merry Christmas to you, Hugh. HH: You snuck in and out of…

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  • Correcting Mistakes About Hanukkah

    Correcting Mistakes About Hanukkah

    Despite extensive media coverage and rising levels of public partying, the upcoming holiday of Hanukkah (that begins Tuesday night, December 16th) still causes confusion among both Jewish and non-Jewish Americans. No, it's not a festival of tolerance or a good-natured celebration of freedom of religion. In fact, the authentic meaning…

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  • Jeb, Ted, and the 2016 GOP Demolition Derby

    Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush formed his exploratory committee today, and as both Eliana Johnson at National Review and Tim Alberta at National Journal reported yesterday, Senator Ted Cruz has all but entered the lists. (The diner conversation I moderated for the group that met with Senator Cruz was off-the-record,…

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  • Ph.D.’s and other False Gods

    I have been devoting my columns this month to the Ten Commandments because we need a fixed moral anchor to solve the problem of evil. And nothing is as effective as the Ten Commandments. Two weeks ago PragerUniversity.com released 11 five-minute video courses — one for each Commandment and an…

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