Prager H3: The NY Times writes yet another editorial opposing capital punishment. This time they rely on retired Justice John Stevens to back up their arguments. But Stevens’ arguments, for all the certainty with which he makes them, are also unconvincing. The Left and Right live in different worlds on this issue. BBC Radio plans a full day of uninterrupted reading of the King James Bible to celebrate the 400th year of its publication. Naturally, the secular crowd is very upset.
Prager H2: Minnesota Governor and possible presidential candidate, Tim Pawlenty, writes a powerful piece in the Wall Street Journal describing how the public service unions are wreaking havoc on state and federal budgets. Dennis talks to Rabbi Naomi Levy. Her compelling new book is Hope Will Find You: My Search for the Wisdom to Stop Waiting and Start Living.
Prager H1: A Muslim immigrant blew himself up in Stockholm in failed attempt to murder as many Swedes as possible. He had lived in Sweden for more than half his life. What kind of the theology would compel him to want to kill and maim his adopted countrymen? . Bernard Madoff’s son, Mark, committed suicide. This is a Greek tragedy playing out before our eyes. The “science” behind the famous movie, “Erin Brokovich” turns out to be a fraud.