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Our first guest on the show today is  author, Randy E. Barnett.  Barnett represented the National Federation of Independent Business in its constitutional challenge to Obamacare. He is the Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center. He discusses his book, Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People.

Our second hour guest is author and sought after speaker, Carol Kent. She tells us more about her book, Waiting Together: Hope and Healing for Families of Prisoners.

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Kerby Anderson has more than 30 years of experience in ministry and currently serves as the President of Probe Ministries as well as Host of Point of View Radio Talk Show. He graduated from Oregon State University and holds masters degrees from Yale University (science) and Georgetown University (government). He is the author of thirteen books including Signs of Warning…

Guests
Randy Barnett
Author, Professor of Legal Theory - Georgetown University Law Center
Randy Barnett represented the National Federation of Independent Business in its constitutional challenge to Obamacare (which he discusses in the Introduction). He is the
Carmack Waterhouse Professor of Legal Theory at the Georgetown University Law Center, where he teaches constitutional law and contracts, and directs the Georgetown Center for the Constitution. A recipient of both a Guggenheim Fellowship in Constitutional Studies and the Bradley Prize, Professor Barnett is the author of eleven books, including Restoring the Lost Constitution and The Structure of Liberty.
Our Republican Constitution: Securing the Liberty and Sovereignty of We the People
A concise history of the long struggle between two fundamentally opposing constitutional traditions, from one of the nation’s leading constitutional scholars—a manifesto for renewing our constitutional republic.

The Constitution of the United States begins with the words: “We the People.” But from the earliest days of the American republic, there have been two competing notions of “the People,” which lead to two very different visions of the Constitution.

Those who view “We the People” collectively think popular sovereignty resides in the people as a group, which leads them to favor a “democratic” constitution that allows the “will of the people” to be expressed by majority rule. In contrast, those who think popular sovereignty resides in the people as individuals contend that a “republican” constitution is needed to secure the pre-existing inalienable rights of “We the People,” each and every one, against abuses by the majority.
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Carol Kent
Author, Speaker
Carol Kent is a best-selling author and sought-after speaker who weaves humor, hope, and faith into every presentation. Carol’s only child is serving a life sentence in the state of Florida, and she is passionate about helping inmates and their families adjust to their “new normal.” She and her husband, Gene, founded the nonprofit organization Speak Up for Hope, with the goal of helping inmates and their families through resources and encouragement.
Waiting Together: Hope and Healing for Families of Prisoners
Due to events beyond your control, you find yourself with a loved one in prison. What now? Carol Kent has been there and knows what it’s like to have life flipped upside down. She writes Waiting Together from a heart that understands what it’s like to navigate a new normal, offering hope and healing from a Biblical perspective. This 90-day guide, filled with devotions, prayers, and Scripture, comforts hurting hearts and shows how God can bless families in similar situations.
Trump and the Republicans

What lies behind Donald Trump’s nomination victory? Received wisdom among conservatives is that he, the outsider, sensed, marshaled, and came to represent a massive revolt of the Republican rank and file against the “establishment.” This is …

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