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My Tenth Annual Christmas Podcast

I wrote this during the amazing Summer and Fall of 1986, when I wrote two books, two screenplays and a slew of short stories and essays in my Hollywood office on Kingswell, in what turned out to be Walt Disney's original studio. In 2005 we produced it for KOPT-AM radio in Eugene. Continue reading ?

My Tenth Annual Christmas Podcast

I wrote this during the amazing Summer and Fall of 1986, when I wrote two books, two screenplays and a slew of short stories and essays in my Hollywood office on Kingswell, in what turned out to be Walt Disney's original studio. There, he produced silent "Alice in Cartoonland" one- and two-reelers. The post My Tenth Annual Christmas Podcast appeared first on The Moderate Voice.

Marco Rubio on Cuba

(John Hinderaker) This morning on the Laura Ingraham show, I talked with Senator Marco Rubio about the Obama administration’s overture toward Castro’s Cuban dictatorship. It is a good interview, I think. Among other things, it focuses...Show More Summary

Terrorism's Tour de Farce: Sony and Cheney

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Shrum and Lowry discuss North Korea's film fatwa and Cheney's eagerness to become Mr. Torture. Then: If Nixon recognized China 25 years after its Communist Revolution, why shouldn't Obama do so with Cuba 50 years later? And can the third Bush beat the first woman? On Obama and Cuba. Show More Summary

Podcast: The ‘Cuban Five’ — On Their Case & Release from US Prison as Part of a Prisoner Swap

The release of the last three members of the “Cuban Five” as part of a prisoner swap marking a shift in United States policy toward Cuba was a victory for people all over the world, who had been seeking justice and freedom for them. The “Cuban Five” are five men, who were sent to Miami [...]

Will Durst: Bush 3, U.S. 0

In which our intrepid correspondent gets a rash from rubbing up against more strange bushes. Now read this:Bush Is Not A Word; It Is a Sentence (Dec 17, 2014) Jeb Bush’s 6 Greatest Gaffes (Dec 17, 2014) Jon Huntsman Claims Jeb Bush Evokes GOP Nostalgia (Dec 17, 2014) Terri Schiavo’s Husband Speaks Out On Jeb [...]

Economics Daily Digest: Sharing economy, CEO pay, pension cuts

By Rachel Goldfarb, originally published on Next New Deal Click here to subscribe to Roosevelt First, our weekday morning email featuring the Daily Digest. The Bloomberg Advantage: Konczal on Uber (Bloomberg) Roosevelt Institute Fellow...Show More Summary

Podcast: The Torture Report, Its Ramifications & the Torture That Continues Under Obama

The Senate intelligence committee finally released the summary of its report on the CIA’s rendition, detention and interrogation program this past week. It detailed a criminal conspiracy involving the torture the CIA used against detainees in the global “war on terrorism” and the lengths to which CIA officials and interrogators had gone to cover up [...]

Will Durst: Snow Good, Water Bad

In which our intrepid correspondent is shocked, shocked, he says, to find out the CIA was lying.

Podcast: Chicago Police & Why the US Needs a Domestic Law Specifically Criminalizing Torture

There currently is no law in the United States, which specifically criminalizes law enforcement who engage in torture. The United Nations Committee Against Torture has protested the fact that there is no law in the United States, however, three times now the US government has maintained that such a law is not required because there [...]

Will Durst: Top Ten Comedic News Stories Of 2014

In which our intrepid correspondent looks back over the most recent annus horriblus and mocks. As is his way.

Podcast: Geeks vs spooks, a three-way Tory split and Theresa May’s manoeuvrings

Are the nerds of Silicon Valley responsible for harbouring terrorists? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Hugo Rifkind and James Forsyth debate their articles on the battle between the geeks and… Continue reading The post Podcast: Geeks vs spooks, a three-way Tory split and Theresa May’s manoeuvrings appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Dana Carvey: Dennis Miller Got 'Brutalized' for Embracing Conservatism

Comedian Dana Carvey understands why comedians initially tread carefully when joking about President Barack Obama, the nation's first black Commander in Chief. What the former Saturday Night Live standout can't fathom is why fellow comic Dennis Miller got taken to the pop culture woodshed for embracing conservatism. Show More Summary

Will Durst: Thanksgiving 2014

In which our intrepid correspondent, in the spirit of the season, gives back. Now read this:Will Durst: The Guiltiest Holiday (Nov 14, 2014) Will Durst: How I Spent My Summer Vacation (Sep 7, 2014) Will Durst: Tumbling Dumpsters (Aug 15, 2014) Will Durst: Slacker Congress (Aug 8, 2014) Will Durst: Stuck On Stuck (Jul 18, [...]

Podcast: Brendan O’Neill on Oxford’s Stepford Students and Scotland’s new first minister

Do today’s students care about free speech? On this week’s View from 22 podcast, Brendan O’Neill and Harriet Brown from the University of Oxford debate this week’s cover feature on… Continue reading The post Podcast: Brendan O’Neill on Oxford’s Stepford Students and Scotland’s new first minister appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

Are Democrats Losing the Jews?

In this year's midterms, Jews voted for Republican candidates more than they have in any election in the last decade.

Podcast: the death of the left, Rochester and Strood and equality in marriage

Has Ed Miliband found himself on the wrong side of history? In this week’s View from 22 podcast, James Forsyth discusses his Spectator cover feature on the plight of progressives with John… Continue reading The post Podcast: the death of the left, Rochester and Strood and equality in marriage appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

After GOP Pins Blame on Donkey, Can Dems Find Their Inner TR by '16?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Corn and Christie debate if Republicans won a wave election but not mandate since they campaigned only on "Obama Sucks". Q: How did Dems get blamed for gridlock and the economy by a GOP responsible for the Shutdown and Recession? A: Political malpractice. Show More Summary

Will Durst: Obama And The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

In which our intrepid correspondent drowns his sorrows with snark. Now read this:Candidate For Governor Got 22 Percent Of The Vote And Only Spent $35 (Nov 6, 2014) Don’t Look For Compromise (And Other Midterm Thoughts) (Nov 6, 2014) GOP Gerrymandering: Dems Never Had A Chance (Nov 6, 2014) Dennis Kucinich: Democrats Blew An ‘Historic [...]

Keep your hair on! Seven tips for doing so, past Movember

Some men are growing facial hair for Movember but lots of people are just trying not to go bald. Male pattern baldness affects half of men over the age of… Continue reading The post Keep your hair on! Seven tips for doing so, past Movember appeared first on Spectator Blogs.

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