Mark Levin Audio Rewind
On Tuesday's Mark Levin Show, yesterday we said the President deserved criticism but that's not what he got from the media; he got 'Pearl Harbor'. 'Kristallnacht', and 'Treason'. Trump's critics have gone way further than anything Trump ever said. But if we look back at history, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt sold us out in the Helsinki Accord and his closest advisor Vasili Mitrokhin was a Soviet spy, yet the Democrats love FDR. Ford and Carter also had embarrassing moments with the Kremlin as well. Professor Paul Kengor of Grove City College, weighs in on the historical perspective of the US and Russia. He explains how the Left has always been weak on Russia and sometimes cozy with its communist ideology during the time of the Soviet Union. Also, the Democrats are in no position to criticize Trump, and of course Trump’s actions on Russia stand head and shoulders above Barack Obama's efforts. He’s arming the Ukrainians, which Obama refused to do. The Poles and the Czechs are getting their defense equipment and Patriot missiles, which Obama pulled. Crimea wasn’t annexed when Trump was president. It was annexed when Obama was president. Finally, Fox News Host and Author Judge Jeanine Pirro discusses her new book "Liars, Leakers, and Liberals: The Case Against the Anti-Trump Conspiracy."
On Monday’s Mark Levin Show, Russia did interfere with the 2016 election under the Obama administration, so why is President Trump taking more heat than Obama? The left is attacking Trump for not confronting Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, but was fine with Obama knowing about Russian interference and not doing anything about it. Trump is a victim of Russian interference, yet he is the target of a special counsel for collusion when the Obama administration should be investigated. President Trump has been tougher on Russia than Obama, Clinton, or either Bush yet he’s called weak by the media for not attacking Putin – is this a joke? Also, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez called Israel the occupier of Palestine, only to later admit she knows nothing about the issue. This is the new face of the Democrat party according to Tom Perez. Later, Shelby Steele joined Mark on Live, Liberty, and Levin to discuss racial tension in America.
On Friday's Mark Levin Show, if we want to be free we need to have a free press and a free economic system. Who is damaging freedom of the press? The media or the President? The President is not compelled to take questions from a press that is ideologically hostile to him, like CNN and Jim Acosta. CNN has an obligation to reveal itself as an outlet of the Democrat party. CNN has surrendered its news operation yet they still pretend to be one. George Bush and Ronald Reagan, were trashed by the likes of Walter Cronkite, Dan Rather, and others of the same ilk. The press has never been freer than today, that’s why we have the conga line of pundits on cable news pretending to be journalists. Then, Robert Mueller indicted 12 Russians today. This should be handled as a counterintelligence matter not a criminal matter, because we can't get our hands of these former Putin operatives. Will Mueller be indicting Barack Obama for interfering in the Israeli election? This Russian indictment is dumb, these 12 conspirators will never see the inside of an American Court. Afterwards, we're talking trade which is as relevant as the media. Raising the price of toasters and washing machines for Americans will only allow for less of them to be sold in the US. Blue Collar workers will be affected negatively by this. We are subsidizing price gouging and losing 100k jobs to protect 25k jobs. It’s not America first to raise taxes on American citizens!
On Thursday's Mark Levin Show, What do you do when one political party in our country is hungry for power and will do anything for it? Republicans were heckled, disrespected, and ridiculed today for trying to get information from FBI Agent Peter Strzok. Not only did the Democrats obstruct the hearing, but they praised Strzok. This is our Congress holding a public hearing of our government officials that are accountable to us. Gone are the days where Democrats were patriotic and would be appalled by this kind of behavior. There was once a time when the media would be repulsed by the texts that Strzok sent. Despite being condemned by the IG and removed from the Russia investigation by Robert Mueller, Strzok claims he did nothing wrong because his opinions did not bias his work. Then, calling attention to the FBI ethics handbook: employees should avoid even the appearance of bias, a conflict or that they are violating the law. Strzok targeting of the Trump campaign while ignoring the wrongdoings of the Clinton campaign that appears biased. What did Strzok do to stop Russia do from interfering in our election? What did Barack Obama do, or John Brennan? Later, When "We The People" go to court we expect that the judge hearing our case does not have bias or even the appearance of bias so that justice can prevail, the Trump Campaign was not afforded this opportunity. The man who should be testifying today is Obama because Russia attacked our campaign while he was president. What took place at the highest levels of the FBI was an attempt to select the next President of the US and we can't have an effective hearing on this until we the facts from him. Afterwards, Congressman Ron DeSantis calls in to break down today's Peter Strzok hearing and his Q & A.
On Wednesday's Mark Levin Show, NRA TV host Dan Bongino fills in for Mark. For decades Presidents on both sides of the aisle have kissed up to foreign leaders and nothing ever really changed. But today President Trump sat at the table and called out our NATO allies for supporting Russian aggression. Trump definitely plays by his own rules. He cares about results, not the structured rules of diplomacy and the media can’t accept this. He’s always under attack because of his Queens, NY bravado. New Yorkers from Queens don’t get the same respect as kids from Brooklyn and the Bronx, so you have to puff your chest a bit and prove that you're tough to earn respect. This is why his personality is always focused on the superlative tense. Then, liberalism sucks for liberals too. There is no popular mandate for liberal idiocy and their ignorance is what allows liberal ideology to thrive. There is no public mandate for liberalism so all they need to do is convince one judge, or politician in a black robe, and they get their legislation from the court. If Dems believed that Roe v. Wade was actually settled law they wouldn't be scared. If there was a popular mandate for any of their ideas they wouldn't use fear tactics. To think that any Supreme Court justice would reverse that decision is absurd. That's because there is a popular mandate for this unlike abortion which scares the Democrats.
On Tuesdays Mark Levin Show, there have been 113 Supreme Court justices in the entire history of the US and as much as we respect the President, we can't sit on our hands and refrain from asking tough questions about Judge Brett Kavanaugh. The gold standard of a justice is never a risky pick because you know well in advance what you're getting, Kavanaugh wasn’t that standard. Risky appointments have historically taken several years to prove badly. When we make concessions on Supreme Court nominations the nation suffers. We hope that Kavanaugh will be as impeccable as Justices Scalia, Thomas, or Gorsuch. There's no question he's of good moral character, but he's not up for the priesthood - he's up for the Supreme Court. Then, Chief Justice Roberts' decision fined citizens $1500 in additional taxes for failing to buy Obamacare health insurance. The government saying you shall have health insurance is an example of the coercive power of the government. Congress never called Obamacare a tax, the Court did, and Kavanaugh agreed. Kavanaugh rewrote the statute and argued that the anti-injunction act was his justification because the tax penalty had not been applied to anyone yet. Also, Kavanaugh's view of impeachment is absurd; "dastardly" behavior doesn't meet the standard for impeachment. Kavanaugh is good on issues of the administrative state. This is good because most cases that come before the Supreme Court don’t have broad-based impact on each of us, they're isolated to the parties of those particular cases. Kavanaugh is not Ginsberg or Sotomayor but we don't know him so it’s risky. If he turns into the next Scalia, that’s great, but we're not here to sabotage him, this is an important process and we just want to ask questions of him.
On Monday's Mark Levin Show, The key for a Supreme Court nominee is to pick a constitutionalist - not a leftist, or a rightist and hope that a constitutionalist will do the right thing whatever the issue is. The Supreme Court decides cases on all types of law so it’s important that we get a Constitutionalist on the Court. Now, if President Trump nominates a left-leaning judge it’s not a game-changer. This is not the most conservative court in a generation. This court is not even close to being a constitutionalist court; this is the court that upheld Obamacare and nationalized gay marriage. Also, the Left has become increasingly extremist. Chuck Schumer used the term far right to describe conservative organizations that helped the Trump administration put together its shortlist of nominees. Schumer is paid for by the radical socialist left of the Democrat party. We must make it abundantly clear that the statist progressives on the left now consider anyone who supports the Constitution to be on the far right. Then, as written in "Men in Black" the Supreme Court, and federal courts, gained power through the Judiciary Act of 1801 which was repealed by Congress whom then introduced the Judiciary Act of 1802 including the practice known as 'judicial review. Judicial review is an implied power, not an explicit power of the Court and thus we sit at the edge of our seats each summer waiting for a majority of justices to define what is law and what's not -- this is not well and this is not good. Otherwise, we will continue to rely on a single judge to decide on the legality of issues in our republic.
On Friday's Mark Levin Show, Brian Mudd from WJNO fills in. Are we stuck on stupid, regarding the border and updated immigration info? In 2006 we had the proliferation of the border wall and 600 miles were constructed, then came Barack Obama and the wall went awry but the media never mentions that. The most pervasive media bias is omission and if you don’t know you can’t appreciate how screwed up politicians are. Then, the real story of Anthony Kennedy and myth of swing justices. Anthony Kennedy's record is actually more conservative than Sen. Marco Rubio's. Kennedy has voted with Chief Justice Roberts , Justice Alito and former Justice Scalia more than 80% of the time. Afterwards, Facebook's Declaration of Independence error and apology & the new threat of big tech. Finally, American defectors renouncing their citizenship is on the decline, in part, because of the Trump tax cuts.
On Thursday's Mark Levin Show, WMAL Radio Host Larry O'Connor fills in. Has President Trump taken on Andrew Breitbart's “war” on the left and the mainstream media? This “war” was in response to the left's tactics and the media's bias for attacking the conservative movement. Today Trump is engaged in this same war. He fights and he won’t let go and he won’t stop tweeting because he’s fighting for us and pushing back against the media in defense of all of us. Later, there’s a concerted effort to make Brett Kavanaugh the Supreme Court nominee. Why is this? Brett Kavanaugh doesn’t fit Trump’s pattern of picks for his White House. He likes to make bold moves and Kavanaugh isn’t that. Anthony Kennedy might be retiring to protect his legacy as the deciding vote on the Court's gay marriage decision and Kennedy may have said I will drop out if you nominate Brett Kavanaugh.
On Wednesday’s Mark Levin show, we bring you the best of Mark Levin! On this July 4th, we take a look at the article V Convention of States to prevent instrumentalities of the federal government like the Supreme Court from reshaping the Constitution. The federal government is a creation of the states and hence the states should have control, not a countercultural ideology that opposes the founders' intent in our Constitution. Then, we step back and look at the state of our government today and how it has become completely unmoored from the people through its massive size, taxes and issues with the separation of powers. What’s happened here is that a poison has been let loose into the body politic a poison known as collectivism or statism. Hegelism and Marxism have evolved today into progressivism and it completely and utterly rejects Americanism as our Founders intended. Kamala Harris, Chuck Schumer and others might not recognize that their thinking is Hegelian, but Bernie Sanders knows. Our Founding Fathers reject everything with the philosophy that is progressivism, this movement seeks to alter the history of the Founding. Today’s progressives look to radicals like Karl Marx and Georg Hegel for their ideological guidance. This is one of the reasons Bernie Sanders will not debate Mark on any of his media platforms because Mark knows what he knows. He knows what Mark knows. If they sat down for a discussion Mark would thoroughly and completely expose him. Later, the Supreme Court has done some horrific things that have led to horrific outcomes, and yet the Left wants you to believe the Court is better than the other branches of government. Sen Susan Collins says she would not support certain potential Supreme Court nominees because they have demonstrated a disrespect for the vital principle of stare decisis. She is an absolute radical on the issue. If Collins believes in stare decisis and legal precedent, does she believe in the precedent in the Dred Scott case or Plessy v Ferguson? They were abominations. We’ve had judicial precedent in slavery and segregation in the past that lasted longer than Roe v Wade. Activist Supreme Courts in the past have justified slavery, segregation, and racism, and rather than learn the painful lessons of the past we have several current Justices who are committed to the same kind of judicial activism.