1,351 Days With No Budget
"It's pretty arrogant for 1,351 days for the U.S. Senate not to do what, by law, they are constitutionally obligated to do - pass a budget," Sean said starting off Tuesday's show. "They haven't done it. Why haven't they done it? Because they don't want you to see what it is they're spending money on. They don't want the scrutiny. So instead they just bypass the law, the Constitution, and we go ahead and have been living without a budget. The president certainly hasn't called them out on it. If it was Republicans [responsible for passing the budget] you can bet your bottom dollar that the media would be having fits!" Sean continued. "The House is doing their job. They laid out their plan for preventing the country from going bankrupt and they get the hell beat out of them!" added Sean. Sean expressed his frustration with the Republicans and their apparent lack of negotiating skills. "This is 101!" Sean exclaimed. "We're in trouble if Republicans don't manage this debt ceiling issue well in which they have an advantage. If they don't have the stomach to fight, then why are they there? This is supposed to be a position of leadership - so lead! They've got another opportunity coming up, and it will be interesting to see what they do with it."
Editor-at-large Ben Shapiro joined Sean in the show's second hour to talk about his new book, "Bullies." Bullies takes an alarming look at the strategy and tactics of leftist thuggery. While President Obama and the left like to pretend that they oppose bullying with all their hearts and souls, the truth is far darker: the left is the greatest purveyor of bullying in modern American history. Bullying has morphed into the left's go-to tactic, as they attempt to quash their opponents through fear, threat of force, violence, and rhetorical intimidation on every major issue facing America today. Ben Shapiro uncovers the simple strategy used by liberals and their friends in the media: bully the living hell out of conservatives. Play the race card, the class card, the sexism card. Use any and every means at your disposal to demonize your opposition - to shut them up. Then pretend that such bullying is justified, because, after all, conservatives are the true bullies, and need to be taught a lesson for their intolerance. Hidden beneath the left's supposed hatred of bullying lies a passionate love of its vulgar tactics. For more information on "Bullies" or to pick up your own copy, please click here.
Williams regularly appears on major radio and television programs, notably National Public Radio and the Fox News Channel. He also writes for leading newspapers including The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, and has been published in magazines including The Atlantic Monthly and Time.