Book Discussion on The Death of Common Sense

Mr. Howard discussed his recent book, The Death of Common Sense: How Law is Suffocating America, published by Random House, which… read more

Mr. Howard discussed his recent book, The Death of Common Sense: How Law is Suffocating America, published by Random House, which describes a plethora of nonsensical laws and regulations that are overwhelming American society. He emphasized that the idea of “rights” as we define it today, in reference to such groups as the physically challenged, makes no sense in a democracy as a way of harmonizing competing interests and that such notions of “rights” were nonexistent until very recently in U.S. history. close

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Book Discussion on The Death of Common Sense

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Feb 12, 1995
Last Aired:
Jul 16, 2011

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  • Feb 12, 1995 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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