2 great guests and 2 great segments:
Constitutional Sound Bites with David Shestokas
Today’s soundbites had to do with the historical influence of thinkers and philosophers on the development of a 3-branched government that shares power. Reaching back hundreds and hundreds of years, the ideas of Montesquieu were most significantly put in place by James Madison
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HausGuest – David Harsanyi
In David’s first return visit to the show, we had a GREAT conversation.
Firstly, we discussed the blowback over his recent op/ed suggestion that a civics test be required for those wishing to participate in the election process, because SO MANY Americans have no clue about the basic operations of government. He then followed that with this column, as a response:
We then talked about the increased notoriety that the Libertarian Party has enjoyed as a result of the dissatisfaction with both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. David is NOT a big fan of the candidates that the LP has served up:
- #Capitalism for the win:
— AEI (@AEI) May 25, 2016
- #SocialismKills by Matt Kibbe:
- The White House massively expanded the population of those who will get overtime pay for working more than 8 hours in a day (which will FURTHER hobble the economy as a result of more meddling and regulating private workforce employment arrangements).
- UCLA’s Daily Bruin just published an editorial criticizing the UC’s new illegal alien loan program as insufficient – creating uncertainty for students.
- Another TrumpFail – he didn’t raise $6 million for vets (although he said he did) and he JUST gave $1 million of his own money to them (although it was said to have been done weeks ago)
Thank you for reading and listening!
Thursday HausGuest – Thaddeus McCotter
BONUS: Independent Journal Review just published my latest column about crony capitalism:
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