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.
Latest posts by Jim Lakely (see all)
- And the Award for Media Hackery Goes to … The Weather Channel - April 18, 2019
- The Insanity Begins - February 13, 2019
- ‘Incredibles 2’ Ruined the Magic of the Original, Mostly Because it Couldn’t Hide the Woke Agenda - December 26, 2018
Brian Kilmeade, co-host of Fox & Friends on the Fox News Channel and nationally syndicated host of The Brian Kilmeade Show, joins the Heartland Daily Podcast to talk about his new book Andrew Jackson and The Miracle Of New Orleans. The Heartland Institute’s Jim Lakely and Kilmeade talk about the recent midterm election, Donald Trump and his stem-winder of a post-election press conference, and then get into the history of our seventh president.
Why are “popular history” books so important to our national conversation about what it means to be an American? Why has “Old Hickory” fallen into disrepute among modern historians and academia? Why was the United States and Britain again at war fewer than 30 years after the end of the American Revolution? What would have happened if America lost? Why was the Battle of New Orleans a “miracle”? What influence has Andrew Jackson had on American history, world history, and the presidents who followed him?
Get Andrew Jackson and The Miracle Of New Orleans at Amazon.com.
Learn more about author Brian Kilmeade and where to meet him on his national book tour.