In this issue: COMMENT´´The Ungreat Debate´´, by Hendrik Hertzberg: The first presidential face-off. THE TALK OF THE TOWN´´Doppelgangers´´, by Andrew Marantz: Impersonating the candidates.´´Trial and Error´´, by Mark Singer: Errol Morris, Joe McGinniss, and Sarah Palin. ANNALS OF AUTHORSHIP´´Lives of the Saints´´, by Ariel Levy: The religious right’s leading ghostwriter. A REPORTER AT LARGE´´The Hit Man’s Table´´, by Nadya Labi: How an honors student became a hired killer. THE CURRENT CINEMA´´Film Within a Film´´, by Anthony Lane: Reviews of Argo and Sinister. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Dan Bernard, Christine Marshall. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/pe/nyer/121010/pe_nyer_121010_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
David Boaz and David Kirby discuss the Libertarian vote. Robert A. Levy on the cornerstones of the U.S. Constitution. Brian Domitrovic on inequality research and its fatal flaw. Christopher Preble on the Founders´ ambivalent view of military power. David Lampo on why voters should support gay rights. Robert McDonald on the power of George Washington´s restraint. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/cato/121010/sp_cato_121010_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Tim Lynch and Ian Vasquez on the failed War on Drugs. Richard Lindzen on the misrepresentations of climate change. David E. Bernstein on the myths surrounding Lochner v. New York. Stanley Kober on the uprising in Egypt. Theodore B. Olson, David Boies, and Robert A. Levy on the case for marriage equality. 1. Language: English. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/cato/110710/sp_cato_110710_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
IntroductionRobert Levy, Alan Gura and Clark Neily on the Heller decision five years later. Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ) on the unconstitutionality of Dodd-Frank. Kevin Williamson on how going broke will leave the U.S. better off. Tim Kane on the benefits of immigration. Spencer Ackerman on the technology behind drones. David Stockman on his new book, The Great Deformation. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Caleb Brown. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/cato/130710/sp_cato_130710_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Roundtable: Jerry Taylor, Peter Van Doren, and Alan Reynolds on what´s driving oil prices. Gov. Mark Sanford on how REAL ID will result in a National ID system. Sen. Jon Tester on why REAL ID won´t prevent terrorism. Alvin Rabushka on the days when Americans were taxed at 1 percent. Bill Kauffman on how war is the health of the state. Finally, Robert Levy on the 12 worst Supreme Court decisions in history. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Caleb Brown. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/sp/cato/080701/sp_cato_080701_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Looking for an alternative to the seriously reliable, soothing yet informative sound of NPR? Try NPR! Prepare to be surprised by this collection of interviews with some of the funniest personalities on the planet, and by the memorable, unbelievable news that delights NPR listeners on the 1st of April each year. Featuring comedy legends and NPR favorites: Introduction by Peter Sagal The World According to Stephen Colbert OK Go’s Damian Kulash Crafts Pro Dial-Up Anthem An Anthropologist Walks Into a Bar Drew Carey Plays Not My Job Roaches Drive Comedian to Bunk at Ikea The Ups and Downs of Paula Poundstone Phyllis Diller: Still Out for a Laugh Starbucks’ Coffee Pipeline Joan Rivers Hates You, Herself, and Everyone Else New York City Preschool Starts DNA Testing for Admission Mo Rocca’s Hard Hitting Look at Presidential Pets Which Supreme Court Justice Cracks the Most Jokes? Backstage With Fred Willard and Martin Mull Dog Talk Eugene Levy Stays Smart, Even in the Cheapest Gag Lunacorp to Project Images on the Moon Mel Brooks, ´´Unhinged” and Loving It 1. Language: English. Narrator: Peter Sagal. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/high/000740/bk_high_000740_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.