Lanhee Chen: After Tax Reform: Return to Health Care

Tax Reform

Tax reform legislation signed into law by President Trump in December, which will lower taxes for most Americans this year, unfortunately did nothing to stop billions of dollars in new taxes under Obamacare from hitting millions of Americans in the wallet. One example is the Obamacare health insurance tax, which...

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Michael Medved: A New Monument to Black Confederates

Oprah

Two Republican legislators in South Carolina proposed a new monument on the state Capitol grounds to honor Confederate soldiers—this time commemorating black fighting men who went to battle for the South. This idea is both ill-considered and offensive. First, the estimated 6,000 African-Americans who did fight for the Confederacy were mostly slaves,...

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Hugh Hewitt: The Ongoing Carnival of Venom

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Addiction was the story of 2017. No: Not addiction to opioids , though of course tens of thousands of families are still mourning the death of a loved one to the scourge coursing through the United States.   No: Not addiction to the toxic combination of power and lust fueling the...

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A Cancer Growing on Congress

State of the Union

There is a cancer growing on Congress.  It is the curse of party-line voting.  The biggest legislation of the Trump administration is the tax bill , passed with only Republican votes.  And the biggest of the Obama administration:  Obamacare, again passed on a party-line vote with only Democrats. Party-line voting has grown...

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Time to Invoke the “Reid Rule” Again

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How did the United States end up without an ambassador to the most important non-nuclear nation in the world—Germany? Richard Grenell was  nominated  to be the U.S. ambassador in Berlin in September, but the New Year opens without a U.S. ambassador in Berlin, as there wasn’t enough time for a floor “debate”...

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Michael Medved: 2017: A Breakthrough Year for Hollywood Heroines?

Oprah

Hollywood’s so desperate to get past harassment scandals that industry insiders have proclaimed 2017 “the year of the strong woman.” Box office returns show that the three top moneymakers in America all featured female protagonists : “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” “Beauty and the Beast” and “Wonder Woman.” “Women truly emerged as...

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What the U.S. Must Do to Help the Citizens of Iran

Republican Elections

Townhall Review — January 6, 2018 Hugh Hewitt invites Admiral James Stavridis and Senator Tom Cotton to share what it takes to get the United States involved in a conflict like the one happening in Iran citizen protest.  Mike Gallagher speaks with Ben Shapiro about an article he wrote in support of...

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