Join CFIF Corporate Counsel and Senior Vice President Renee Giachino today from 4:00 p.m. CDT to 6:00 p.m. CDT (that’s 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. EDT) on Northwest Florida’s 1330 AM WEBY, as she hosts her radio show, “Your Turn: Meeting Nonsense with Commonsense.” Today’s guest lineup includes:
4:00 CDT/5:00 pm EDT: Timothy Lee, CFIF's Senior Vice President for Legal and Public Affairs - Net Neutrality, the Second Amendment and other Current Issues;
4:30 CDT/5:30 pm EDT: Daniel Kochis, Research Fellow in the Margaret Thatcher Center for Freedom - Brexit Vote, Now What?;
5:00 CDT/6:00 pm EDT: Diego Echeverri, U.S. Army Veteran and Florida State Director for Concerned Veterans of America - "Caring for Our Heroes in the 21st Century Act"; and
The so-called "debates," among too many Republicans to have a debate, are yet another painful sign of how much words and ideas have degenerated in our times.
No one expects these televised sound bites and "gotcha" questions to be anything like the historic Lincoln-Douglas debates on the momentous national issue of slavery.
But the mob scene of candidates on stage that began with the 2012 campaign, and is now being repeated, is a big step down from the modern one-on-one debates between presidential candidates that began with John F. Kennedy versus Richard Nixon in 1960.
"The Spanish Armada, Waterloo, the Battle of Britain and Brexit: Once again 'Little England' boldly defied a European tyranny. ... This was a triumph of democracy over bureaucracy, of the average citizen over a new aristocracy, of cherished identity over the left's dreams of a global meta-state. For now, economic hysteria reigns, irrational, vindictive and bewildered. But just as things never turn…[more]
—Ralph Peters, LTC, USA-Ret., Author, Columnist and Commentator
— Ralph Peters, LTC, USA-Ret., Author, Columnist and Commentator