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VIDEO: Unaffordable Care

VIDEO: The Policing New York Needs

On February 16, 2015
Thursday  12 February 2015  / Hour 1, Block B:  Edward Hayes, Esq. criminal defense attorney par excellence, in re:   At the end of the movie Goodfellas, Mary Kissel on a plane sees Eddie Hayes as the lawyer. / Broken windows and DeBlasio's/Mark-Viverito's tale of 2 cities: does tolerating disorder in public spaces create a safer city? The broken windows theory of policing:  If you can control pubic order, you can reduce crime.

VIDEO: Bush Country

On February 13, 2015
Thursday  12 February 2015  / Hour 1, Block D: Rick Outzen, Pensacola Independent Daily News, in re:  The Florida Panhandle is Bush country, but Marco Rubio is very attractive- young, energetic, politically savvy, and not from the dominant [ethnic group].   Jeb Bush is very swiftly locking up a lot of the big money.  The Jeb Bush machine is already in New York; he's talking to big names, and not all Republicans. Marco Rubio, however is glamourous.  Rubio doesn’t have as much depth as Bush does.

VIDEO: Hollywood Goes to War

On February 12, 2015
Thursday  12 February 2015  / Hour 1, Block A: Mary Kissel, WSJ, in re:  This transcript has been automatically generated and may not be 100% accurate ... the Oscars are coming up later this month and one movie in particular ... is creating a lot of consternation with in the Academy ... arts in Review Editor Eric Kingston joins me Eric so American Sniper were all talking about it ... I in this is this issue when for a lot of awards ... well it's been nominated for gone for six or something like that but it's it's very gets ...

VIDEO: Asian Meetings Ahead

On February 11, 2015
Wednesday  5 February 2014 / Hour 2, Block A: Stephen Yates, chairman of the Idaho Republican Party, CEO of D.C. International Advisory, & former advisor to Vice President Dick Cheney, in re: Mssrs Putin, Poroshenko and Hollande, & Frau Merkel, are still in conference (at 4 in the morning) in Minsk.   PM Abe and Xi Jinping "do not see the world fro the same" perspective.  Talk of the Japanese Defense Force patrolling the South China Sea.  US: The WH is in the waning years of a second term looking to drape itself in the [velvets] of grand international meetings.

VIDEO: Borrowed Valor

On February 10, 2015
Monday  3 February 2014  / Hour 1, Block C: Mona Charen, NRO, in re: Borrowed Valor  The Left envies the heroism it defames.  People who know, don’t say. This includes veterans who've served under fire; this connects to general disdain for the military from one part of one party.  In a way,  he was paying tribute to people who truly deserve honor.

China's Military Parade

On February 05, 2015
Wednesday  4 February 2015  / Hour 1, Block A: Arthur Waldron, Lauder Professor of International Relations in the Department of History at the University of Pennsylvania, in re: China's 2015 military parade .  Xi Jinping has reorganized National Day, will have that parade instead on Sept 3 to memorialize "the War of Japanese Aggression," i.e., WWII.  This is Against Mao's policy, which was never to speak of WWII at all because he'd refused to let the Communists fight in that war.