Prager H1: Fathers Day Plus One

Prager H1: Dennis spent Fathers Day in New York with his sons and his father. He also attended a wedding and marveled at the weak arguments made in a recent issue of Newsweek against marriage… Portugal defeated N Korea 7-0 in the World Cup. Note to N Korean team: don’t go home… SC Justice, Antonin Scalia, gives a speech to high school students that Dennis might have given. Does he listen to the show?

Prager H2: The NPR President

Prager H2: President Obama might give a good speech, but at heart he’s an academic – utopian ideas are more real to him the effective policy. Hillary Clinton criticizes Arizona during her tour of South America… Oliver Stone’s new documentary, a celebration of Hugo Chavez, bombs — in Venezuela.

Prager H3: Icarus Syndrome

Prager H3: Dennis debates liberal thinker, Peter Beinart, contributor to Time Magazine and a senior fellow at the New America Foundation. His new book is The Icarus Syndrome: A History of American Hubris.

Prager H1: Win a Championship, Have a Riot

Prager H1: Los Angeles Lakers win the NBA for the second consecutive year and a riot ensues. This is now an American tradition the President has handled the Gulf Oil Spill… Obama has a vision of a “Green Economy” and he wants to legislate it into existence. Too bad the real world doesn’t work that way… The former PM of Spain writes that as Israel goes, so goes the Western world.

Prager H3: Open Lines

Prager H3: Per usual, callers set the agenda. Issues raised include: is it okay to change your order in a restaurant; why do so many Jews seem to get married in country clubs; should one continue to support a liberal organization if one has become conservative; was Christianity forced on blacks; can America recapture its values or have we drifted too far from them; why is clarity so important; do Republicans have a utopian vision of America.

Prager H1: Big Government

Prager H1: The myth that Big Business controls Big Government has been shattered by the BP Oil Spill crisis. BP puts $20B in the collection plate and begs Big Government for forgiveness. So, who has the real power?… In NY a judge gives voters six votes to redress “racial imbalance” of local city council. The Obama Administration has managed to alienate two of our closest allies – the UK and Israel.

Prager H2: Closing of the Muslim Mind

Prager H2: Dennis talks to Robert Reilly, senior fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and a member of the board of the Middle East Media Research Institute. His new book is The Closing of the Muslim Mind: How Intellectual Suicide Created the Modern Islamist. In Denmark if you publicly criticize Islam you’ve committed a hate crime and will be prosecuted. Why is the Left more angry at the CEO of BP than the thugs who head Iran and Venezuela?

Prager H3: The Selling of the American Wedding

Prager H3: Dennis talks to Rebecca Mead, staff writer at The New Yorker and author of One Perfect Day: The Selling of the American Wedding. A Best of Prager Hour, originally broadcast on June 7, 2007.

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