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Michael Medved: Democrats: Badly Out of the Mainstream on Israel

Marijuana

A survey of opinion on the Middle East brings good news to Israel and bad news for Democrats. The Pew Center asked the question: “In the dispute between Israel and the Palestinians, who do you sympathize with?” Among every gender, every racial or religious group, every age or educational level,...

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President Trump Gets High Marks on the State of the Union

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Hugh Hewitt opens by dissecting President Trump’s first State of the Union address with Lanhee Chen of the Hoover Institute. Dennis Prager tackles the shocking Democratic response to the president’s State of the Union speech. Michael Medved exposes the alarming body of growing misinformation on the controversial subject of immigration....

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Hugh Hewitt: Trump the Builder

FISA

President Trump’s opening words of his State of the Union Address were his entire message, “A clear vision, a righteous mission.” The speech was 100 percent pure Trump, because he was first, and remains primarily, a builder: first of towers, then of a television show, then of the most unorthodox campaign in American history, now...

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Michael Medved: Not as Fragmented as the Pessimists Presume

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A major study from the Pew Research Center should reassure those of us who worry about the fragmentation of America based on race and ethnicity. Among the 43 million U.S. adults with Hispanic ancestry, a full 5 million don’t identify themselves as “Hispanic” or “Latino” at all. Moreover, among families...

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David Davenport: Power to the States

One encouraging development is that power is leaving Washington, DC and heading to the states. Policy wonks call it devolution, I call it progress.   After 15 years of federalizing K-12 education, for example, Washington turned its back on No Child Left Behind and passed a bill returning power over schools...

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David Davenport: What Kind of Country Wants Media Stars for President?

Oprah Winfrey President

Social media blew up when it appeared that Oprah Winfrey might run for president.  Think of it:  two billionaire media stars who had never held political office running for president. Only in America. But the deeper question is why voters are turning in this direction?  Besides their obvious frustration with politicians, voters...

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Shutdown Fizzles — Dems Blink

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Townhall Review — January 27, 2018 Kevin McCullough invites Margo Cleveland of the Federalist to share the details concerning why government shutdown fizzles in favor for Republicans. Dennis Prager shares about the drastic differences in goals of the latest Women’s Marches across the country. While on with Hugh Hewitt , Oklahoma Senator James Lankford discusses his proposal...

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Hugh Hewitt: Time to Extend the Reid-Rule Reforms

U.S. Senate

Whether the decline began with the sliming of Robert Bork or the segregationist filibusters of civil rights legislation, the modern U.S. Senate has been on a downward spiral for some time. What the Senate needs now is an overhaul of its rules, one that preserves the rights of the minority in...

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Michael Medved: Focus on the State of the Union

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This is Michael Medved for Townhall.com, with a message to President Trump: congratulations, Mr. President, on your first year in office. In the upcoming State of the Union Address you should highlight our strong economy, progress against ISIS, cuts in taxes and regulation, judicial appointments and more. You should paraphrase Ronald Reagan by asking:...

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Lanhee Chen: Healthcare and the 2018 Agenda

Tax Reform

As the Republican-led Congress plans the 2018 legislative agenda, healthcare needs to continue to be a top priority.   Health premiums are soaring , and millions of people have little or no choice of health insurance. Millions of people who once could afford coverage no longer can, and many find that...

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David Davenport: Previewing Trump’s First State of the Union Speech

Oprah Winfrey President

A president’s first state of the union message is an important occasion. But in our era of political theater, there is some danger that this year the sideshow will overshadow the main attraction. Several Democratic members of Congress say they will boycott the event.  One Congresswoman is encouraging females who...

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Are Republicans Really in Danger in the 2018 Elections?

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Townhall Review — January 20, 2018 Hugh Hewitt invites Senate Foreign Relations Committee chairman Bob Goodlatte to explain the contentious issues on the DACA impasse in Washington, DC. Larry Elder and John Lott, the president of the Crime Prevention Center , dig into the data concerning the true record of illegal immigrants in his state, Arizona. Hugh...

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Michael Medved: The Oprah Infatuation: Dems Place Personality Over Policy

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The unbounded enthusiasm for Oprah Winfrey’s prospective presidential run illustrates the Democrats’ tendency to prioritize personality above policy. Nobody knows where Oprah stands on issues of the day, or what style of governance she’d favor, but Democrats know she is a popular personality and that’s enough for them. Barack Obama enjoyed similar...

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