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  • Just In Case You Are Wondering…

    Just In Case You Are Wondering…

    Friday's third hour, Hugh's interview with Fred Barnes, in which Hugh said something about some team from somewhere in the state just east of Indiana, and referred to the mighty Bulldogs of Butler as “puppies,” is proof that what Hugh knows about college basketball can be contained the smallest thimble…

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  • WORKING TOWARD RECOVERY

    WORKING TOWARD RECOVERY

    On January 31st, I sent an open letter to my “radio family” about my throat cancer and the course of treatments that would take me off the air for some time as I recovered. The response from listeners was overwhelming and deeply touching: we heard from literally thousands of people,…

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  • Tom Ricks On Reforming Defense Spending

    Foreign Policy's Tom Ricks joined me to talk defense spending on today's show: Audio: 03-19hhs-ricks Transcript: HH: So pleased to welcome back Thomas E. Ricks. He's covered the United States Military for 20 years for the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, the author of five books. In fact,…

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  • Malcolm “Steve” Forbes – Rebecca Costa

    Malcolm “Steve” Forbes – Rebecca Costa

    Malcolm Stevenson “Steve” Forbes Jr. is an American publishing executive who was a candidate for the nomination of the Republican Party for president in 1996 and 2000. He is Chairman and Editor-in-Chief of Forbes, the nation's leading business magazine, which has a circulation of more than 900,000. Forbes is the…

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  • One Down, Five To Go

    One Down, Five To Go

    Butler 56, Texas 48 Did Hugh say something about Ohio State on air? I think so, but who really pays attention when the word “Ohio” leaves his lips? Just a couple of questions, 1) Where did Ohio State's head coach attend and play his own college basketball?; 2) Where did…

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  • A GOP Rising Star Victimized by Lavish Decor

    A GOP Rising Star Victimized by Lavish Decor

    Aaron Schock has always been considered something of a prodigy. At age 19, he became the youngest elected school board member in Illinois history. At age 23, he set another record when he won election to the legislature as the youngest member ever of the Illinois General Assembly. Four years…

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  • The West Wins A Round In Israel

    Prime Minister Netanyahu's very decisive win –meh on exit polls everywhere and forever, until we eagerly await their release mid-day on Election day 2016– was a much needed tonic for everyone in the West who prefers a robust national defense policy in every state of the coalition of free and…

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  • Solving The Ugly Left

    Three stories caught my eye yesterday. They are stories of utter failure to recognize that is is possible to do bad in the pursuit of a good. They are stories where the pursuit of self-justification, even with altruistic desires, can result in the most uncharitable of outcomes. They are stories…

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