Sr. Fellow Lawrence McQuillan was a guest on the Jason Lewis radio show. He discussed the economics and history of totalitarianism vs capitalism in terms of policies such as higher taxes for corporations, farm subsidies, price and rent controls and endless money supply and how history can show us which of these stifle prosperity. Private property and individualism are the foundations of freedom, argues McQuillan.
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich appeared on the Jason Lewis radio show to talk about his new book. Using the lessons of the past, Halbrook warns of government bureaucrats who pursue a national gun database and how those records have been used to unarm citizens. With today's technology, those records can fall into the wrong hands, as happened in Germany in the 1930s.
Gun Control in the Third Reich author and Research Fellow Stephen Halbrook appeared on the Ed Morrissey radio show. Halbrook describes in detail, the events leading up to the disarming of law-abiding Jewish citizens in Germany before and during World War II.
Sr. Fellow Ivan Eland appeared on CCTV discussing the potential for success in new Mid East peace negotiations. With Egypt and Syria in turmoil, Israel might feel more secure than usual, but with Iran's sword rattling, the region is volatile.
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on The What's Up Radio Program with Terry Lowry. Halbrook discusses the lead up to the disarming of Jews and other "Enemies of the State" by the Nazi party.
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on The Peter Boyles radio show on KNUS in Colorado. Halbrook, who is also a Second Amendment attorney speaks of the history of liberty in this country compared to Europe in the 1930s. The author provides historical perspective on the events leading up to the confiscation of guns from German Jews and other so called "Enemies of the State."
Research Fellow Stephen P. Halbrook, author of Gun Control in the Third Reich, appeared on The Peter Boyles radio show on KNUS in Colorado. Halbrook talks about what led to the confiscation of citizens guns in Germany during World War II. In particular, the author outlines how the Nazis used the laws of the previous government (the Weimar Republic) which may have been well intentioned, but turned out to be disastrous for Jews in Germany and other Enemies of the State who were simply obeying the law by registering their weapons.