- Chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, Buck McKeon, Joins Jerry to Discuss Closed Door Hearing on Action in Syria
- When is a Coup not a Coup? When Someone Who is Friendly With Congress Has a Lot of Money to Lose
- Jerry is Going GREEN?! After Talking to Jonathan Bass of Solar City He Can’t Wait…
- Senator Rand Paul on Getting Rid of Mandatory Minimum Sentences for Low-Level Drug Offenders
Jerry Doyle talks about his longtime friend battling cancer who has endured 115 different procedures, 34 surgeries, bone marrow transplants, lost his business and calls Jerry Doyle this morning with news...
Today's Topics 5/17/12: Kurt Loder Reviews Movie 'The Dictator', Pets are People Movement, Nichole Gelinas, Karin Agness, Scott Shackford
Kurt Loder, MTV and Rolling Stone icon to millions of “Gen-Xers” will be on the show today for his first in a weekly series of movie reviews. Today he’ll give us his thoughts on the latest Sacha Baron Cohen offering: “The Dictator”. If you like his reviews for Reason Magazine (www.reason.com) then you’ll love his latest book: “The Good, the Bad and the Godawful: 21st Century Movie Reviews”.
Nichole Gelinas from the Manhattan Institute (www.manhattan-institute.org) joins us to talk a little free market economy, Karin Agness from American Enterprise Institute (www.aei.org) will be here to bring a little reality check to the millions of soon-to-be college grads and Scott Shackford has uncovered some pretty upsetting facts about where hundreds of millions of dollars from the federal foreclosure settlement is going. You may not want to be behind the wheel of a car when you hear what he’s dug up.
PLUS: The new movement by celebrities to think of your pets as your children and spay or neuter them at 4 months old. Wait a minute, that didn’t come out right.
All this and millions and millions of dog bites on the Thursday edition of the Jerry Doyle Show!
In-Flight calling is being rolled out on Virgin Airlines new A330 aircraft. Besides phone calls, customers will be able to access text messages & email. In-flight phone calls? You say?
Great Idea - Long Overdue
"Talking Only" Section On Plane
No! No! No! No! No!
Terrorists Are Doing Cartwheels!
Today's Topics 5/16/12: Rand Paul on Debt Ceiling, Dr. Jean Twenge on Facebook, Rep. Kinzinger on F22 and More!
The debt ceiling again? Really? Senator Rand Paul (www.paul.senate.gov) will join us in the third hour to talk with us about the proposed GOP budget that might help us avoid another debt ceiling summer.
Facebook is the headquarters for narcissists yet 50% of Americans think Facebook a fad. Does that mean that narcissism is on its way out? Dr. Jean Twenge (www.jeantwenge.com), an expert in narcissism (and getting pregnant; check out her new book; “The Impatient Woman’s Guide to Getting Pregnant”), is going to answer all in the second hour.
And in the first hour of the show today Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) (www.kinzinger.house.gov) will stop by to talk about the trouble with the F-22 fighter jet and what’s being done about it.
It’s a bicameral hump-day edition of The Jerry Doyle Show
- Financial Intelligence: How to Make Smart, Values-Based Decisions with Your Money and Your Life
- Babylon Confidential: A Memoir of Love, Sex, and Addiction
- Stop Playing Safe: Rethink Risk. Unlock the Power of Courage. Achieve Outstanding Success
When Welfare Pays Better than Work
CATO INSTITUTE: By Michael D. Tanner - The federal government funds 126 separate programs targeted towards low-income people, 72 of which provide either cash or in-kind benefits to individuals. (The rest fund community-wide programs for low-income neighborhoods, with no direct benefits to individuals.) State and local governments operate more welfare programs.Of course, no individual or family gets benefits from all 72 programs, but many do get aid from a number of them at any point in time. - Read more...
Startups Aiming To Improve The World
Many organizations and individuals have found technology to be a great medium in order to change the world for the better. With the work of foundations such as the Gates Foundation, support from initiatives such as social enterprise accelerator Wayra UnLtd and the Nominet Trust… - Read more...
Is Your Toaster Spying On You?
For Americans concerned about their privacy, the NSA data grabs are daunting, but what about the data grabs happening inside your own home, perpetrated not by the government, but by your coffee machine? - Read more...
Me and My Obamaphones: Not on welfare or below the poverty line? Never mind — here’s your free phone
NATIONAL REVIEW ONLINE: By Jillian Kay Melchior - Confession: You’re paying my phone bill. In the past month, I have received three shiny new cell phones, courtesy of American taxpayers, that should never have fallen into my hands. - Read more...
Eye-popping excuses in American political scandals
WASHINGTON TIMES: Delaware state officials have told Congress they likely destroyed the computer records that would show when and how often they accessed Christine O'Donnell's personal tax records. Larry Craig had a wide stance, Mark Sanford was hiking and Patrick Kennedy was rushing for a vote. Here are some head-scratching explanations for political scandals. - Read more...