Blogs

  • Dr. Ben Carson On Ferguson

    Dr. Ben Carson, a likely candidate for the GOP nomination for president in 2016, joined me at the start of my program today. Audio: 11-25hhs-carson Transcript: HH: I am joined by Dr. Ben Carson, www.realbencarson.com is his website. Of course, Dr. Carson can be followed on Twitter, @RealBenCarson. Dr. Carson,…

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  • Mrs. Bennett’s Basic Table Manners

    Mrs. Bennett's Basic Table Manners 1. Napkin in the lap. 2. Drink from the glass or glasses to the right over the knife. 3. Your bread and butter plate and salad plate is to the left over the fork. (The memory trick for this is “BMW”: Bread, Meal, Water.) 4.…

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  • We Have a Moral Divide, Not a Racial One

    As we await protests and riots scheduled for Ferguson, Missouri, and elsewhere if a grand jury in Missouri does not indict the white officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, a black teenager, a little moral clarity is called for. For decades now, we have been told that there is…

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  • BEWARE THE STATUS QUO

    President Obama's proclamation of executive amnesty for illegal immigrants amounts to an outrageous power-grab and sets a dangerous trap for the GOP. Republicans can't come across as stubborn defenders of the dysfunctional status quo: even if they rolled back every detail of the new White House initiative, our broken immigration…

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  • WHEN DISCRIMINATION IS APPROPRIATE

    Islamic extremists in Kenya complain about harsh treatment from the government, even as they perpetrate horrific attacks that make such discrimination logical and necessary. In late November, militants fired on a bus with bullets and rocket propelled grenades. They then separated non-Muslim passengers and forced them to lie on the…

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  • Ivo Daalder – Rebecca Costa

    Ivo Daalder – Rebecca Costa

    Ivo H. Daalder is currently the President of The Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Prior to this, he was appointed United States Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary by President Barack Obama in May 2009.…

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