Jim covered Congress and The White House during the George W. Bush administration for The Washington Times, and worked as a reporter, editorial writer and columnist for newspapers in Pennsylvania, Virginia, and California. He has appeared on the Fox News Channel, CNN, MSNBC, C-Span, and many local and national talk radio shows to talk politics and policy.
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On Friday’s Heartland Daily Podcast, I talk with Senior Fellow for Legal Affairs Maureen Martin about the latest developments on the gun-control front. The discussion was prompted by her recent piece in the Daily Caller titled “The Truth About Armed Guards in Schools.”
We talk about the Newtown, Connecticut shooting; the recent Taft, California, shooting; the fact that armed guards protect the school of gun-grabbing Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel; Joe Biden’s fake “outreach” to the NRA; John Lott’s “More Guns, Less Crime” research; and more.
Listen to the podcast in the player below. Even better, subscribe to the Heartland Daily Podcast to hear great commentary from the leading lights of the freedom movement. And also watch our six-minute video about Otis McDonald, a Chicago man who forced the Supreme Court to ratify his right to own a firearm to protect himself from the criminal element.