Tuesday, January 13, 2004 Radio Show
Shipping Weight: 0.20 pounds
Dennis asks a question which he sees as a cultural test: how many people would leave a note if they hit a parked car? Listeners contribute their "smashed fender" stories - the good, the bad and the ugly.
Guest: Abigail Thernstrom, senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute and co-author with her husband, Harvard professor, Stephen Thernstrom, of No Excuses: Closing the Racial Gap in Learning.
Personal Responsibility Bias
The American Trial Lawyers Association has advised its members that individuals with "a keen sense of responsibility" are not the kind of people you want on your tort lawsuit jury. This is exhibit #32 in a long list of proofs that illustrate how a life in law will, in most cases, make you a worse person... Also, Dennis considers, with the aid of callers, how politically incorrect he could appear one photo.