HR 1 – What the Budget Deal Tells Americans

HR 1 – What the Budget Deal Tells Americans

HR 1 – What the Budget Deal Tells Americans about the Ruling Class; GOP Themes for 2018; Interview with North Korea Expert Gordon Chang; the FISA Scandal is Not Going Away


Listen to the first hour of our February 11, 2018 show here.


Guest interview – Gordon Chang, Internationally Renowned Expert on China, North Korea

Gordon G. Chang is the author of Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes On the World, released by Random House in January 2006.  Showdown focuses on nuclear proliferation in general and the North Korean crisis in particular.  His first book is The Coming Collapse of China (Random House, August 2001).

He is a columnist at The Daily Beast.

Chang lived and worked in China and Hong Kong for almost two decades, most recently in Shanghai, as Counsel to the American law firm Paul Weiss and earlier in Hong Kong as Partner in the international law firm Baker & McKenzie.

His writings on China and North Korea have appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, the Far Eastern Economic Review, the International Herald Tribune, Commentary, The Weekly Standard, National Review, and Barron’s.

Chang has appeared on CNN, Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network, CNBC, MSNBC, PBS, the BBC, and Bloomberg Television. He has appeared on The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and is a regular co-host and guest on The John Batchelor Show.

Outside the United States he has spoken in Beijing, Shanghai, Taipei, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Seoul, Singapore, Tokyo, The Hague, London, Ottawa, Toronto, and Vancouver.


Links to articles reviewed in preparation for the February 11 show:

Budget Deal 

Ted Cruz Explains WHY he voted for new Budget Bill when other conservatives balked at it

Vote Alert: Massive Spending, Debt Ceiling Raise, and Democrat Priorities Funded

Tax breaks for Hollywood?! Jim DeMint calls out GOP ‘budget busting’ hypocrites 


What the GOP should run on in 2018  

GOP should run on Tax Cuts, per Newt Gingrich

Most Think Obama White House Spied on Trump Campaign, Want Special Counsel: IBD/TIPP Poll


Gordon Chang – Olympics and Foreign Policy re China 

Pence, returning from Olympics, says U.S. and South Korea firmly allied against North Korea 

Trump Announces ‘America First’ National Strategy

Security strategy outlines new direction for countering China, Russia, North Korea, Iran, and ISIS

In the State of the Union, Trump Goes Where Kim Jong Un Fears Most: Human Rights 

At Olympics, Pence Faces South Korea’s appeasement and North Korea’s aggression


Cruise through the news

My Sister Kate: The Destructive Feminist Legacy of Kate Millett 

Falcon Heavy: Elon Musk’s giant SpaceX rocket makes triumphant launch 

Dr. Manny Alvarez: Gerber baby Lucas proves children with Down syndrome are just like you and me 

Nancy Pelosi says her grandson wishes he had brown hair and brown eyes like his friend 

In Praise of Elon Musk 

In California, a Christian Baker Wins Narrowly, on Free-Speech Grounds 

Passing Combat Endurance Test is no longer required for infantry officers

Marine Corps exonerates 7 officers wrongfully accused of killing women, children in Afghanistan 

Coast Guard rape conviction overturned after court’s scathing attack on women-packed jury


More on the Memo 

MSM eagerly collaborating with the Schiff-created memo redaction fake controversy

Why FISA-Gate is scarier than Watergate 

Grassley-Graham Memo Affirms Nunes Memo – Media Yawns