03 Jul July 3, 2016
The First Five
Debbie uses this July 4th weekend to introduce the new name for the show, “America, Can We Talk?” and focus on the meaning of American liberty in 2016.
Quotes from the founders and other prominent Americans are included throughout the show.
Lt. Col. Allen West (US Army, ret’d) joins Debbie in studio for a wide-ranging interview on liberty in America, including his reflections on the state ofN& military readiness to defend liberty, the need to check Islamic infiltration of America, and the Democrats’ constant drumbeat of gun control in the wake of terrorist shootings.
In the second hour…
Leading lady Lorie Medina joined Debbie for the second hour roundtable.
The Rapid Fire question: what is the greatest threat to liberty in America today?
Lorie says it is the attacks on our Constitutional framework of three equal branches of government—specifically, the runaway assertion of power from the executive branch and its federal agencies.
Debbie points to the many liberty-undermining tentacles of Obamacare—never resisted by Congress.
Author and social commentator Star Parker called in to talk about the importance of liberty as an enabling power for all people to emerge from poverty. Star’s life and perspective is a triumph of the meaning of liberty.
Debbie turns the show’s focus to liberty and equal rights among men and women.
Links to articles reviewed in preparation for the July 3rd show celebrating American liberty: