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Steven Hayward brings you the Power Line Blog's perspective on the week's big headlines.

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Steven Hayward brings you the Power Line Blog's perspective on the week's big headlines.

    169. Berniemania: The Coronavirus of the Democratic Party

    169. Berniemania: The Coronavirus of the Democratic Party

    This week’s episode, featuring listener favorite Lucretia, Power Line’s International Woman of Mystery, was taped while the Nevada caucuses were in process, but now we know that Bernie Sanders has crushed it. He’s the Coronavirus of the Democratic Party—a long latency period that has now broken out into an unstoppable epidemic. It’s over: the only […]

    • 1 hr 2 min
    168. Fight! Fight! In the White House No Less!

    168. Fight! Fight! In the White House No Less!

    This week we violate the legendary first rule of Fight Club with Tevi Troy, author of the wonderfully gossipy new book Fight House: Rivalries in the White House from Truman to Trump. Troy, a veteran of the George W. Bush White House and author of several previous books about overlooked aspects of the presidency, takes […]

    • 42 min
    167. The Lost History of Western Civilization, with Stanley Kurtz

    167. The Lost History of Western Civilization, with Stanley Kurtz

    It is not news that the humanities and social sciences have been degraded by the sustained assault from the left for several decades now, but Stanley Kurtz of the Ethics and Public Policy Center provides illuminating new details and perspectives in his recent report for the National Association of Scholars entitled The Lost History of […]

    • 51 min
    166. America’s Revolutionary Mind, With C. Bradley Thompson

    166. America’s Revolutionary Mind, With C. Bradley Thompson

    Prof. C. Bradley Thompson of Clemson University has written a superb new book, the first of two volumes, about the American Founding, America’s Revolutionary Mind: A Moral History of the American Revolution and the Declaration That Defined It. In my opinion this book deserves to take its place alongside Bernard Bailyn’s Ideological Origins of the […]

    • 55 min
    164. A Primer on Impeachment

    164. A Primer on Impeachment

    This special edition of the Power Line Show offers a panel discussion on impeachment held this week at Berkeley Law School, which Steve moderated. Its purpose was not to rehash or thrash out the specific issues of the Trump impeachment as much as to illuminate what the founders had in mind when they wrote impeachment […]

    • 1 hr 13 min
    163. Martin Luther King Jr., Yesterday and Today

    163. Martin Luther King Jr., Yesterday and Today

    The Martin Luther King Jr. holiday is always a good occasion to ponder his legacy, which shifts with the lengthening of history and the dramatic changes in the racial politics of our moment. And who better to comment than “Lucretia,” Power Line’s international woman of mystery, along with special guest Peter C. Myers, who is […]

    • 1 hr 2 min

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