Prager H3: Dennis talks to Ross Douthat, NY Times columnist, about his new book, Bad Religion: How We Became a Nation of Heretics.
Prager H2: One of the President’s earliest supporters becomes a Republican… Dennis talks to Charlie Sykes, popular Milwaukee talk show host, about the Scott Walker recall in Wisconsin.
Prager H1: An army general made some tough comments last week about soldiers committing suicide. Of course, he had to retract his statements. Can anyone make any statement that might hurt someone’s feelings? Maybe what he said will prevent soldier suicides. Shouldn’t that be the issue?
Prager H3: A philosophy student in Brazil just wants to be known as “trans.” Some days she wants to be known as a man, other days as a woman and some days neither… London is now the 6th largest city in France… Taxpayers are fleeing California. Governor Brown’s answer: raise taxes.
Prager H2: Dennis asks listeners if they could have one wish for their marriage, what would it be.
Prager H1: Barbara Walters insists to the First Lady that racism must be a part of Republican campaign. When the First Lady ducks the question, Walters comes back to it… The Sierra Club has set its sights on natural gas. If it’s not solar or switch grass, they’re against it… In Pakistan, throwing acid in the faces of women who you’re angry at is not uncommon. Literal eye for eye justice is required to correct this problem.
Prager H3: There are two types of relationships – horizontal and vertical. Horizontal is your relationship between you and your friends, and you and your spouse. Almost all other relationships are vertical – parent/child, employer/employee, teacher/student, and so on. You should seek to be loved in your horizontal relationships, but not in vertical ones. Best of Prager Hour. Originally broadcast on January 29, 2008.
Prager H2: New Zealand wants to become the first smoke free country… Spain’s financial structure is collapsing. It’s all set to go “Greece.”… Why would a young person vote for Barack Obama?
Prager H1: Oregon has banned all the use of Indian mascot names, even at Indian schools… Even the liberal Boston Globe is looking into Elizabeth Warren’s Cherokee background.
Prager H3: When Whitney Houston died, there was a non-stop media blitz for three days. When Major Dick Winters died, it took eight days for someone to write an article about him. Rarely does a true hero receive the accolades they deserve, and maybe that’s the way they prefer it.
Prager H2: A veteran friend of Lee Habeeb gave him an article, and reminded him not to be too morose today, but to also talk about some of the reason the soldiers fight. The article, on banning college football, Lee explains how football is one of those things that soldiers fight for.