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dbsnyder1 day ago

I always enjoy listening to Fred. It seems like its been a while, but maybe I haven't been paying attention. (and VDH is always interesting too)
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H2: 09/29/14: Fred Barnes, Ed Morrissey, Elisha Krauss
bumsteaddithers2 days ago

Yes, there could be an announcements page.
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H3: 09/26/14 Dr. Paul Rahe
bumsteaddithers2 days ago

Jamie somtimes reminds me of the Chowdah man when he struggles to clearly annunciate/speak clearly words I just mumble over. He certainly is getting good at hosting.
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H1: 09/25/14: Jamie Weinstein: Jonathan Spyer, Calls
carolines4 days ago in reply to tmrigsby

Well, there was no after show Tuesday because it was Generalissimo's birthday and Hugh had pre recorded Tuesday's show. Thursday, I don't remember but is was something to do with Hugh being away and schedules. Last night, Friday,Duane got the opportunity for date night with Tracey for a media preview of Knott's Berry Farm's Halloween celebration. Since I always cut myself slack for my birthday week (except this year when I I was at work from 9:15 to 7). It just occurred to me that I know this because something is usually mentioned in the chatroom. Seems to me that maybe those announcements need to be posted on the Hughniverse website as well. And Toni Maire we miss you too.
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H3: 09/26/14 Dr. Paul Rahe
mantikor4 days ago in reply to tmrigsby

Aftershow is kinda becoming a rarity these days. Frankly, it's the only reason I keep paying the subscription fee anymore. If they take it away I'll download someone else's podcast show.
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H3: 09/26/14 Dr. Paul Rahe
tmrigsby4 days ago

Due to the kiddos I care for I've become only a podcaster for the past 4 months. I miss the chat room very much. I hope I don't have to miss the Aftershow as well. There seemed to be only a couple of Aftershows this week. Will the Thursday and Friday Aftershows be downloaded or did they not take place?
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H3: 09/26/14 Dr. Paul Rahe
dpatterson5 days ago in reply to bumsteaddithers

patience, sir. you will find out about ed on Monday.
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H3: 09/24/14: Dexter Filkins, Bob Beauprez, Sen. John Cornyn
bumsteaddithers5 days ago

I just listened to an Aftershow from the 24th. One of the best since Duane explained his cancer-free time record is still going. And I hope the book gets going. There will be outlines to be done first. I'm still curious what Ed Morrissey of Salem/Townhall/HotAir is talking about when he says a major announcement will be coming in the next day or two (about two days ago). Here's hoping Eliana Johnson, Katie Pavlich or CPL get invited to election night coverage is the announcement.
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H3: 09/24/14: Dexter Filkins, Bob Beauprez, Sen. John Cornyn
bumsteaddithers6 days ago

Filkins was a pleasant interview. Gruesome topics but well-reasoned and thoughtful.
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H3: 09/24/14: Dexter Filkins, Bob Beauprez, Sen. John Cornyn
bumsteaddithers1 week ago

Hugh the guest host?
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H1: 09/22/14: Dr. Ben Carson, Rep. Rob Wittman
bumsteaddithers1 week ago

testin, testin and testing 1-2-3
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H4: 09/19//14 The Aftershow w/Generalissimo Duane
Worst in Popular Music2 weeks ago

NOBODY expects the Alger Hissquisition!
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H1: 09/16/14: Eddie Scarry, Eliana Johnson
Worst in Popular Music2 weeks ago in reply to bumsteaddithers

That's not stability. Needing to have an America carrier permanently on station in the Persian Gulf along with the Kuwait and Saudi bases to keep Hussein "in a box" is proof that HE wasn't the force for stability, the US forces constraining him were.
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H2: 09/12/14: Chuck Todd, Brian Wesbury, Mark Meckler, Tarzana Joe
bumsteaddithers2 weeks ago

Frank had on a guy who wrote a book with Doug Schoen. He was Melik Kaylan. Maybe Melik was a little throaty for the hhrs, but Doug Schoen is a good interview, i.e. voice. Very interesting on imperialistic Russia from a historical perspective. Keep this potential interview in your Go-To files.
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H3: 09/16/14: Frank Gaffney, James Hohmann
bumsteaddithers2 weeks ago

Tell that to the Saudis. Hussein and Iraq were the reasons Iran couldn't expand willy-nilly throughout the midEast. He also kept the Shiites in check. I can rant on Hussein and how crazy and evil he was as well as you. Don't forget the massacre of the Kurds. And why did Abu Nidal get assassinated just before Iraq 2? So, then, assuming your premise, why is Iraq falling apart? No strong leader? My big problem is the current administration on removing stable regimes by eliminating the evil Gaddafi, who had shown some signs of reforming- not much but some, and the bad guy Mubarak. In closing, I never said these were good men but their countries were relatively stable.
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H2: 09/12/14: Chuck Todd, Brian Wesbury, Mark Meckler, Tarzana Joe
Worst in Popular Music2 weeks ago in reply to bumsteaddithers

Saddam Hussein was NOT a force of stability. The Iran-Iraq war lasted from Sept. 1980 to Aug. 1988. Two years later he invades Kuwait. After that, while the US and UK sit on him to prevent any further plans for territorial expansion he continues to fund terrorists including bonuses paid to the families of Palestinian suicide bombers. The "stability" during the Clinton administration and early GW Bush administration was that of a spree killer strapped to a gurney struggling to find a way to hurt whomever he can reach.
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H2: 09/12/14: Chuck Todd, Brian Wesbury, Mark Meckler, Tarzana Joe
bumsteaddithers2 weeks ago

Saddam was a force of stability. However, my biggest worry were the two vicious, brutal boys who would have taken over. To be perfectly honest, I would have preferred an Iran invasion over an Iraq. And lastly, whatever we do now, it must pass the "have a clue" test. That is, have a clue on what you are doing and have a clue on the outcome.
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H2: 09/12/14: Chuck Todd, Brian Wesbury, Mark Meckler, Tarzana Joe
bumsteaddithers2 weeks ago

1600 soldiers in Iraq seems that a few are "boots on the ground", wouldn't you say? These so-called advisors are soldiers and their support. Let me be perfectly clear, the U.S. has boots on the ground in Iraq fighting the terrorists. Let's not let Obama off the hook.
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H4: 09/12/14 The Aftershow w/Generalissimo Duane and James Lileks
bumsteaddithers2 weeks ago

To further clarify, I and people are not first person. 'I believe or I think' when asked what is that individual's opinion were appropriate and expected answers. Instead, Brooks went into the 'people say or the people have' implying there is data out there that confirms stated opinion of the third person.
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H1: 09/11/14: Arthur Brooks, Audio, Calls
dpatterson2 weeks ago in reply to littlefirefly

My sincere pleasure.
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H4: 09/12/14 The Aftershow w/Generalissimo Duane and James Lileks
littlefirefly2 weeks ago

Thank you Duane for the Netanyahu speech on 9/12. I never miss your show. I think you pick up the missing pieces better than anyone. Thank you for your service to us, the otherwise uninformed.
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H4: 09/12/14 The Aftershow w/Generalissimo Duane and James Lileks
Worst in Popular Music3 weeks ago

Chuck Todd is just jaw-droppingly obtuse. He said he wanted more fantasy and then he delivered it. From saying that James Baker formed the last coalition to fight in the Middle East (buying into the 'Bush is fighting alone in Iraq' narrative) to the double whammy of Saddam was a force of stability in the Middle East and the problem wasn't leaving him in place in '91 but removing him in '03, Mr. Todd takes us on a wild ride of the center-left imagination. Great job, Hugh, in just staying out of his way as he careened across the landscape.
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H2: 09/12/14: Chuck Todd, Brian Wesbury, Mark Meckler, Tarzana Joe
dpatterson3 weeks ago in reply to lifesaver

And thanks for the kind words. It's appreciated.
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Duane FM, Volume CCXX
dpatterson3 weeks ago in reply to lifesaver

I found it on Grabien.com. here's the direct link. https://grabien.com/story.php?id=14107. It is a subscription site as well, but you can watch it for free. It just has watermarks in it on the free side. It has to be available in other places, though.
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Duane FM, Volume CCXX
lifesaver3 weeks ago

Great job. Hate politics, love the clarity. How do I get the audio clip file (to pass along) of Benjamin Netanyahu's speech you played on after show 9/12? Also, happy to pay for services. Keep trying to preserve our country! John Dvorak / Lifesaver Johntdvorak@gmail.com
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Duane FM, Volume CCXX
bumsteaddithers3 weeks ago

My thoughts on Arthur Brooks, and BTW, doesn't he have a voice made for radio, are as follows: 1. When asked his opinion, he said the people believe this or the people believe that. He said it two times but he never attributed any data or polls that support those comments regarding people's beliefs. While I agree with his conclusion, I am always looking for sources for these broad generalizations, especially those coming from the echo chambers of D.C.. Like with the kids on presidential candidates, the answers from these Beltway types seemed rote and not thought out by each and every.
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H1: 09/11/14: Arthur Brooks, Audio, Calls
bumsteaddithers3 weeks ago in reply to Worst in Popular Music

Sounds like you were the editor and Lileks let you throw in a couple of names for good measure.
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H2: 09/11/14: Rick Santorum, Fred Barnes, James Lileks
bumsteaddithers3 weeks ago

Lileks is the first pundit to express my exact interests with respect to the nonsensical and whimsical Obama wish to go to war. Certainly we need to know the expected result, who we are fighting and what constitutes victory. Obama wants to go in 'shooting from the hip' like Paladin and Wyatt Earp. Only we know he doesn't have a clue what he wants except he wants to bomb, bomb and bomb some more. He isn't clear what happens when after the first 15 minutes war plans change. I mean the enemy isn't going to sit out there like sitting ducks. They are going to scatter and park their vehicles in people's houses so to bomb them they are bombing civilians. How is Obama going to handle this strategy?
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H2: 09/11/14: Rick Santorum, Fred Barnes, James Lileks
Worst in Popular Music3 weeks ago

I suppose I'm the only one to here 10cc "I'm Not In Love" when the administration talks about it's efforts against ISIS. "We're not at war, no, no, it's because."
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H4: 09/11/14: The Aftershow w/Generalissimo Duane
Worst in Popular Music3 weeks ago

Why didn't Lileks mention Hugh's cameo in Casablanca Tango?
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H2: 09/11/14: Rick Santorum, Fred Barnes, James Lileks
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