Hugh Hewitt speaks with Jim Sciutto, Chief National Security Correspondent for CNN, about his new book, “The Shadow War: Inside Russia’s and China’s Secret Operations to Defeat America.”Read More »
Those in the grip of an obsessive, irrational hatred can’t keep themselves from expressing it, even when they damage their own interests in the process.
For Louis Farrakhan, recently kicked off of Facebook for his bigotry, it clearly hurt him to denounce “satanic Jews” to a Catholic congregation in his latest unhinged diatribe.
For Rashida Tlaib, saying she always gets “kind of a calming feeling” when she thinks of the Holocaust, and suggesting that Palestinians created a “safe haven” for Jews in the Middle East, obviously undermined her already shaky position with her House colleagues. For Tlaib, she wasn’t even asked about the Holocaust, but brought it up in the context of her one-state opposition to any Jewish homeland, anywhere on earth.
Irrational anti-Semitic outbursts not only threaten Jewish people, but simultaneously menace the blighted obsessives who can’t stop themselves from uttering them.Read More »
The leftward lurch of the Democratic contenders for the presidency continues. The latest idea? California Senator Kamala Harris has called for repeal of the Trump tax cuts. Not some of them. Or just the “tax cuts for the rich.” But all of them.
Millions of middle-income families have benefited from these tax cuts. And our economy is zooming, while unemployment is low and wages are rising. Repealing the Trump tax cuts would imperil the economic progress that we’ve made over the last several years, slowing job creation and threatening to put us back into economic malaise.
Democrats want to raise taxes to pay for their costly social spending plans, like free college tuition and government-run health care. But the tax hikes they are proposing won’t pay for even a fraction of their plans. And their policy proposals look a lot less attractive when you dig beneath the surface.
It’s up to all of us, the voters, to hold them accountable.Read More »
Townhall Review – May 18, 2019
Mike Gallagher looks at the disturbing trend toward anti-Semitism in the U. S. House of Representatives.
Hugh Hewitt and Townhall journalist Katie Pavlich talk about her recent trip with U. S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and the impromptu stop in Baghdad.
Mike Gallagher comments on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden’s campaign promise to repeal President Trump’s tax cut.
Hugh Hewitt talks with CNN’s Jim Sciutto about his book, “The Shadow War – Inside Russia’s and China’s Secret Operations to Defeat America.”
Mike Gallagher talks to Dennis Prager about his battle with Google, Facebook, and others over censorship of PragerU.
Dennis Prager comments on an elementary school principal in Pennsylvania who was pressured to stop saying “God Bless America” after the Pledge of Allegiance.Read More »
Hugh Hewitt with Ted McAllister, Associate Professor of Public Policy at Pepperdine University’s School of Public Policy, on “Coming Home: Reclaiming America’s Conservative Soul” McAllister emphasizes the importance of Americans understanding their country’s history and the institutional changes that have transformed their lives as Americans.Read More »
The fetal heartbeat bills recently adopted in several states are strategic efforts intended to provoke the attention of the United States Supreme Court to confront the logic of the Roe v. Wade decision.
The passage of these bills has also provoked a very revealing public conversation. Notably, Christine Quinn—active in New York city politics over the years, said on CNN, “When a woman is pregnant, that is not a human being inside of her.”
Whatever the inhabitant of the womb is, according to Christine Quinn, “it’s not a human being.”
Because, if it were, pro-abortion advocates would then have to recognize the personhood of that being and recognize his or her rights.
The only significant moral agent when it comes to those who are representing the pro-choice position is the woman. The baby simply doesn’t exist.
Christine Quinn’s horrifying comment has at least achieved one thing, moral clarity, and we should at least note that.Read More »
Representative Rashida Tlaib, Democrat of Michigan, has delivered some of the most ignorant and incoherent statements ever made about the Israeli-Palestinian dispute.
She claims that the re-emergence of the Jewish State “was in the name of trying to create a safe haven for Jews” and then adds “and I love the fact that it was my ancestors, Palestinians, that provided that right.”
Of course, this ignores the genocidal riots by Palestinians that killed thousands of Jewish civilians in the 1920s and ’30s. Palestinians never “provided” a safe haven for Jews, but in fact supported Nazis and encouraged the Holocaust, while doing their level best to shut all routes of escape from Hitler’s inferno.
What’s most striking about Representative Tlaib’s indefensible, anti-Semitic gibberish isn’t its malevolence but, rather, its breathtaking stupidity.Read More »