Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich appeared on the Bill LuMaye Show on WPTF radio in Raleigh, NC. Halbrook talks about the history of gun registration in the Weimar Republic in 1931 and warned that the records not wind up "in the wrong hands." Two years later, when the Nazi party assumed power in Germany, the "wrong hands" were indeed in charge of those records and law abiding Jews and other "Enemies of the State" were disarmed by the Nazis.
Research Fellow and author Stephen P. Halbrook appeared on the WGSO radio show "Ringside Politics" with Jeff Crouere in New Orleans. Halbrook speaks about his new book; Gun Control in the Third Reich, and how the Nazi party disarmed Jews and "Enemies of the State" in order to consolidate power. He talks of the dangers of firearms records falling into the wrong hands and about gun confiscation such as what occurred in New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
John C. Goodman, author of Priceless: Curing the Healthcare Crisis, appeared on the Sean Hannity radio program on Thursday, October 31. Goodman discusses alternatives to Obamacare, as outlined in his book "Priceless." If patients control their healthcare, then providers can compete on quality and price, instead of government bureaucracies dictating healthcare choices to consumers. Jay Sekulow of the American Center for Law and Justice also joined the discussion.
In a cold war of words, President Barack Obama told Russian President Vladimir Putin he wouldnt attend a Moscow summit in September. Research Fellow Anthony Gregory compares the two leaders record on human rights and asks why they would even meet in the first place.
Presidential candidate Barack Obama promised to protect government whistle-blowers in an effort to be more transparent. When U.S. Army private Bradley Manning was convicted of espionage, Independent Institute Research Fellow Anthony Gregory said it's time to make a choice.