Tuesday, November 16, 2021

FORMER NEW JERSEY GOVERNOR CHRIS CHRISTIE

Former two-term New Jersey Governor, and former presidential candidate who chaired Donald Trump’s transition to the White House, CHRIS  CHRISTIE, is our guest to talk about his new book:

REPUBLICAN RESCUE: SAVING THE PARTY FROM TRUTH DENIERS, CONSPIRACY THEORISTS, AND THE DANGEROUS POLICIES OF JOE BIDEN, by Chris Christie (Author)

Publisher: Threshold Editions (November 16, 2021)

Enough with the infighting, the truth-denying, the wild conspiracy claims, the looking backward, and the refusal to focus on the dangerous Biden agenda. Here’s Chris Christie’s urgent guide for recapturing Republican glory and winning elections again, told with all the New Jersey frankness and news-breaking insights that have made the two-term governor, Trump early endorser, and presidential candidate an indispensable voice and instant New York Times bestselling author.

As governor of New Jersey and a key Trump insider and longtime friend, Chris Christie has always been known for speaking his mind. Now that the depressing 2020 election is finally behind us, he shares his bold insights on how a battered Republican Party can soar into the future and start winning big elections again. The wrong answers are everywhere. Dangerous conspiracy theorists. A tired establishment. Truth deniers and political cowards. In Republican Rescue, Christie reveals exactly how absurd grievances and self-inflicted wounds sabotaged Donald Trump’s many successes and allowed Democrats to capture the White House, the House, and Senate in two years—a first for the GOP since the days of Herbert Hoover. In his frank and compelling voice, Christie dissects the last year of the Trump administration—which provoked nothing but conspiracy theories and infighting—and he lays out an honest and hopeful vision, explaining how Republicans can capture the future and save America from today’s damaging Democratic excesses.The core Republican values of Abraham Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, and Ronald Reagan are as relevant now as they’ve ever been, Christie writes. Opportunity for all. A strong national defense. Leaders we can all be proud of. Americans in charge of their own lives. A federal government that answers to the people—not the other way around. But these Republican ideals need to be reinvigorated with fresh clarity and open arms. Christie watched in horror as some in his beloved party embraced paranoia and explained away violence. Determined to restore the party’s integrity and success, he shows how to build a movement voters will flock to again, a Republicanism that’s blunt, smart, conservative, potent, and perfectly suited for the 21st century.

CHRIS CHRISTIE served two terms as the 55th governor of New Jersey, ran for president in 2016, and chaired Donald Trump’s transition to the White House. Prior to that, he was United States Attorney for the District of New Jersey. He has chaired the Republican Governors Association and President Trump’s Opioid and Drug Abuse Commission. Since leaving office, he’s been a regular commentator on ABC News.

THE DYING CITIZEN: HOW PROGRESSIVE ELITES, TRIBALISM, AND GLOBALIZATION ARE DESTROYING THE IDEA OF AMERICA, by Victor Davis Hanson  (Author)

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Basic Books (October 5, 2021)          

The New York Times bestselling author of The Case for Trump explains the decline and fall of the once cherished idea of American citizenship.

Human history is full of the stories of peasants, subjects, and tribes. Yet the concept of the “citizen” is historically rare—and was among America’s most valued ideals for over two centuries. But without shock treatment, warns historian Victor Davis Hanson, American citizenship as we have known it may soon vanish.

In The Dying Citizen, Hanson outlines the historical forces that led to this crisis. The evisceration of the middle class over the last fifty years has made many Americans dependent on the federal government. Open borders have undermined the idea of allegiance to a particular place. Identity politics have eradicated our collective civic sense of self. And a top-heavy administrative state has endangered personal liberty, along with formal efforts to weaken the Constitution.

As in the revolutionary years of 1848, 1917, and 1968, 2020 ripped away our complacency about the future. But in the aftermath, we as Americans can rebuild and recover what we have lost. The choice is ours.

VICTOR DAVIS HANSON is a senior fellow in military history at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and a professor emeritus of classics at California State University, Fresno.

WEBSITE: https://victorhanson.com/

He is the author of over two dozen books. Hanson is the author of hundreds of articles, book reviews, scholarly papers, and newspaper editorials on matters ranging from ancient Greek, agrarian and military history to foreign affairs, domestic politics, and contemporary culture.

A NEW DOCUMENTARY: “DEAN MARTIN: KING OF COOL”

DEANA MARTIN, singer, actor, author, performer and daughter of well-known entertainer, Dean Martin is back to talk about a new documentary on the life of Dean Martin called “Dean Martin: King of Cool,” premiering Friday (Nov. 19) at 8 p.m. on TCM. The new documentary features interviews with Martin’s friends and family, including his daughter, Deana Martin.