A well-designed constitution protects individual freedoms by preventing the abuse of power by the government. Each branch of government acts to check and balance the other branches of government. The real protection of our freedoms is the prevention of abuses of power through the wise structure of the legislature, the executive, and the judiciary.
Guests: Peter Berkowitz, Real Clear Politics. : Henry I Miller, M.D., Hoover & Forbes.com. Gregory Copley, author, UnCivilization.
Guests: Peter Berkowitz, Hoover. Ken Croswell, Scientific American. Gregory Copley, author, UnCivilization.
Guests: Ben Protess, NYT. Ty Rogoway, AviationIntel. Mary Anastasia O'Grady, WSJ. Peter Berkowitz, Hoover.
Guests: Michael Ledeen, FDD. Paul R. Gregory, Forbes.com. Yochi Dreazen, Foreign Policy magazine. Peter Berkowitz, Hoover & Real Clear Politics.
Victor Davis Hanson is a classicist and military historian, professor of classics, and the Martin and Illie Anderson Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is the author of numerous books, the most recent of which are Makers of Ancient Strategy: From the Persian Wars to the Fall of Rome, which Professor Hanson edited, and The Father of Us All: War and History, Ancient and Modern, a volume of his essays.
His reading list focuses on how liberty is won, lost, and neglected. By Jonathan Rauch.
Peter Berkowitz, Hoover. Robert Zimmerman, behindtheblack. Matt Viser, Boston Globe. Paul Floyd, Stratfor.