Hour 1: Weekend in Review
7000 People Pose Nude on a street in Barcelona. This is art? A Lutheran Priest in Denmark Declares There is No God. But he may not be defrocked because the government, not the Lutheran church decides who stays and goes; Florida Woman Has to Unveil to Get Her Driver's License. ACLU rails, but common sense prevails; The Decline of Teachers. A dean at City College in NYC explains that the breakdown of boundaries between teacher and student are largely responsible for poor schools; Convicted Killer Escapes from New Hampshire prison. What if he murders someone while loose? Would the anti-capital punishment crowd acknowledge that they would be blood on their hands if he did? Episcopalians Appoint a Gay Bishop. He was married and has two kids, but prefers the gay life style.
Hour 2: Who is a True Hero
Guest: Shmuley Boteach, author of Private Adam: Becoming a Hero in a Selfish Age.
Hour 3: Why America Outpaces Europe
The answer, according to an NYU professor of finance writing in the NY Times, is that Americans are more religious. Dennis explains that the Judeo-Christian tradition attaches great dignity to work and self-reliance. Europeans have lost that tradition. They prefer to have the state look after them.