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Let Freedom Ring


Let Freedom Ring

If Sean Hannity is not the new King of All Media, he is certainly
the Crown Prince of it. Hannity has the number one radio show
nationally for the 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. time slot; he has the
number one cable news-rated show for the 9:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
time slot, wherein he plays Buffalo Bob Smith to his co-host's
Howdy Doody; and now, with LET FREEDOM RING, he has the opportunity
to expound on the matters that give sum and substance to his radio
and television programs.

Hannity's first radio show was broadcast live from WABC in New York
City on September 10, 2001. He had plenty to talk about that day.
As he relates it, the first show dealt with topics such as cutting
taxes, education reform, strengthening the military, and defending
Judeo-Christian values. Little did he dream how horribly momentous
the following day would be.

The attack on America on September 11, 2001 was the ultimate
impetus behind LET FREEDOM RING. While Hannity discusses taxes,
education, the military, and values at length in LET FREEDOM RING,
he also reviews the Congressional policies and errors of the late
1970s and early 1980s that resulted in the emasculation of United
States intelligence forces, a process that reached its zenith as
the result of the executive policies and omissions of the 1990s ---
and which directly and proximately resulted in the effectiveness of
the attack on the United States in 2001. Hannity also takes a
well-aimed swing at illegal immigration. Hannity notes that his
grandparents were legal immigrants who followed the rules and
procedures necessary to come to this country and to become a part
of it, and that thousands of people continue to do so. For their
benefit, as well as for the benefit of those who have come before,
the laws that permit entrance to this country must be enforced, and
not sacrificed on the altar of political expedience.

If there is one common thread that runs throughout LET FREEDOM
RING, it is that the right of self-defense, whether for an
individual or for a nation, is a paramount right; if one cannot
defend their person or their home, or a nation its borders, then
their life, home, and nation will be lost. Hannity's message is not
lost in his writing style; rather, his way with words enhances his
argument. LET FREEDOM RING reads less like a treatise and more like
a transcript of a conversation. It does not contain any new
revelations for those who have been paying attention to the errors
of commission and omission that were so underreported during the

LET FREEDOM RING may be ignored by the very audience that needs it
the most, but for the choir to which Hannity preaches, his ability
to clearly and concisely make his arguments will shine like a
beacon. Hannity has recently been urged to make a run for political
office; while his inclination toward that particular arena is not
known at this point, it is rapidly becoming self-evident that his
intelligence, articulate style, and physical and emotional charisma
will enable him to be successful at any task he might choose to
undertake. Hannity is a man to watch, and LET FREEDOM RING is a
book to be read, studied, and pondered.

Reviewed by Joe Hartlaub on January 22, 2011

Let Freedom Ring
by Sean Hannity

  • Publication Date: November 30, -0001
  • Genres: Nonfiction
  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Harper Paperbacks
  • ISBN-10: 0060735651
  • ISBN-13: 9780060735654