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My Turn at the Bully Pulpit Audiobook

My Turn at the Bully Pulpit

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Publisher's Summary

Welcome to the bully pulpit where opinions fly but common sense rules. Here's where you'll find straight talk about the most pressing issues of the day, all delivered in the trademark commonsense style of one of America's most popular and admired television news anchors. Always resisting the political label that attempts to place people in one ideological camp or another, Greta Van Susteren speaks from the mind and the heart, not as a liberal or a conservative, but as a right-thinking, sensible citizen. "Our country is at a critical juncture," she writes, and "too many of us are caught up in old definitions of left and right that no longer apply. If I favor the death penalty in some cases, does that make me right-wing? If I think hate crimes legislation is stupid, does that make me a conservative? If I happen to like and enjoy Ozzy Osbourne and have him on my show, does that make me a liberal? And if I believe that corporations should be held accountable if their products harm citizens and they should be subject to the rulings of a jury - ditto for doctors who commit medical malpractice - does that make me a lefty trial lawyer?"

Here's more of Greta in her own words:

On the military: Liberty isn't free. As a nation, we must provide for the men and women who put their lives on the line for us. That means good pay, adequate funding for defense, and our heartfelt support.

On the Supreme Court: There should be a litmus test for Supreme Court and federal court judges, and that test should be their opinion about allowing public access to court proceedings. Let cameras inside the courthouse, or at least allow an audio feed to radio. What are they hiding?

In Greta's company you're guaranteed to get a fresh dose of common sense and a good hearty rant on many of the most important issues we face today. One more guarantee: you'll have some good fun while you're at it.

©2003 Greta Van Susteren; (P)2003 Random House, Inc. Random House Audio, A Division of Random House, Inc.

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    "Enlightening"

    I have to admit that I didnt care for the author when she was at CNN and frankly didnt watch her much on FOX News either. I felt that she was liberal and thus, did not appeal to me. However, upon 'reading' this book, I have decided that I was wrong (and too quick) to judge her. In fact, I have begun to watch her program on Fox and find that I definately view her in a different light. I would definately recommend this book.

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    after listening to this audio book i realized why bill o'reilly mentioned her name lots of times on his program.what she says is to the point and convincing.fair and balanced is the word i would choose to describe her.

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    "An enjoyable read."

    I'm a Fox News fan, so I am a little biased. But enjoyed the book greatly. Learned a bit about Greta, and about lawyers and law. If you like Greta's show, you will enjoy this book.

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