Kresta in the Afternoon – June 19, 2014 – Hour 1

+  Is Meaningful Immigration Reform Without Amnesty Possible?

  • Description: Various factions of the GOP continue to rummage through House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s astonishing primary loss for confirmation of their pre-existing views. Many Republicans have declared immigration reform to be really, honestly, finally dead. According to the talk radio right, Cantor lost for supporting “amnesty,” which he had actually rejected. But is meaningful, much-needed, comprehensive immigration reform possible without amnesty? We ask that question of Kelly Monroe Kullberg of The Veritas Forum.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Kelly Monroe Kullberg
      Developer of the Nation Conservancy. Founder and Board Member of the Veritas Forum. President of Christians for a Sustainable Economy. Editor and Co-Author of Finding God at Harvard

+  The State in Catholic Thought

  • Description: Dr Ken Grasso is here to examine where the State fits into Catholic thought and the role of subsidiarity.
  • Segment Guests:
    • Dr. Kenneth Grasso
      Professor of political science at Texas State University. He has written extensively on Catholic social thought, the liberal tradition, and democratic theory.Second Vice-President of the Society of Catholic Social Scientists. He has edited several books including Catholicism, Liberalism and Communitarianism; Catholicism and Religious Freedom: Contemporary Reflections on Vatican II’s Declaration on Religious Liberty; Rethinking Rights: Historical, Political, and Philosophical Perspectives
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+  Iraq: US weighs options, including pressing al-Maliki to step down

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