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Jun 29, 2014

Diplomat Peter Galbraith says Obama is on the right course in Iraq. Professor Danielle Allen explains the meaning of the Declaration of Independence. And Bill Press interviews author Jonathan Allen about Hillary Clinton’s wealth.

 

What went wrong in Iraq? Former diplomat Peter Galbraith says it was the Bush fantasy that we could establish a national army -- where there was no nation. What’s the meaning of the Declaration of Independence? Professor Danielle Allen explains it is the explicit link between liberty and equality. And Bill Press talks with Hillary Clinton expert Jonathan Allen.

 

Peter Galbraith

Diplomat Peter Galbraith says there is nothing we can do to put Iraq back together again.

http://armscontrolcenter.org/about/staff/pgalbraith/

Danielle Allen

Professor Danielle Allen has written a book about our most sacred political document, the Declaration of Independence, which intertwines both liberty AND equality.

https://www.ias.edu/people/faculty-and-emeriti/allen

 

Jonathan Allen

Bill Press and his guest, Bloomberg News Washington Bureau Chief Jonathan Allen

https://twitter.com/jonallendc

Jim Hightower

The deep goofiness of Speaker Boehner.