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Jerry Bowyer: A Necessary Fix On Tax Reform

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The Senate version of tax reform has a hidden problem which needs to be addressed. It would greatly increase the tax burden on companies which are in debt. When a company expands operations, by say, building a factory, they usually borrow money to do it. The tax code has always allowed business to take...

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Albert Mohler: Masterpiece Cake Shop And The Future Of Religious Liberty

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This past Tuesday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case formally known as “Masterpiece Cake Shop vs. The Colorado Civil Rights Commission.” In terms of religious liberty , there has been no recent case before the Supreme Court more important than this one. The backstory is that in 2012, Jack Phillips,...

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Hugh Hewitt: Our Culture And The Sexual Misconduct Crisis

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Sometimes we have to remind ourselves of the good thing that can come when a bad thing happens. The recent wave of sexual misconduct is very disturbing. We can probably call this “the Great Purge,” how American society woke up and rid itself of bad and boorish behavior—sometimes worse than...

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Home Stretch for GOP Tax Plan!

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Townhall Review — December 09, 2017 Hugh Hewitt asks Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when the tax bill is expected to be delivered to the President and what the outcome will be for America. Michael Medved speaks with Stephen Moore, Chief Economist at the Heritage Foundation , on how he reviews the tax reform efforts so...

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Michael Medved: A Great Movie’s Misleading Message

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The magnificent new Churchill movie, “ Darkest Hour ,” easily counts among the year’s best, but a crucial scene sends a message the real Sir Winston would have hated. In the movie, the Prime Minister wavers over starting peace talks with Hitler, and on the way to a cabinet meeting, he wanders...

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Lanhee Chen: Confirm Azar as New Secretary for Health and Human Services

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President Trump has nominated Alex Azar to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. It’s an important job, as the future of Obamacare hangs in the balance and Republicans continue to express their desire to repeal and replace the law. Azar is highly qualified for the post: He served as...

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Albert Mohler: The Truth About The American Bar Association

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The American Bar Association has recently tipped its hand, showing how very partisan it has become. Joe Palazzolo, writing at the Wall Street Journal, reports that “tensions between Senate Republicans and the bar association, the largest organization of lawyers in the nation, have escalated in recent weeks after the ABA...

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Albert Mohler: Theology: Back in the Headlines

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Theology roared back into the headlines recently but in this case it wasn’t Christian theology but Islamic theology. This has to do with the tragic attack that took place at a mosque in the Sinai Peninsula , where Egyptian officials report that over 300 persons were killed in a mass attack. What...

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Hugh Hewitt: An Opportunity To Uphold A New Standard on Sexual Harassment

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As the waves of allegations on sexual harassment and sexual assault continue to roll in and as we watch various high profile figures fall, we are facing what could well be a dramatic and positive long-term shift in our culture. I will admit this: While I had always assumed that...

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More Heads Roll as Claims of Harassment Continue

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Townhall Review — December 2, 2017 Hugh Hewitt speaks with Congressman Mike Gallagher, former intelligence officer for the Marines, on what to do about North Korea in light of their latest missile launch.  Salem host Mike Gallagher invites Vice President Mike Pence to also discuss the situation with North Korea....

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Albert Mohler: Robert Mugabe – An Experiment Of The Left

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Robert Mugabe, the strongman of Zimbabwe for the last 37 years, has finally fallen from power. Although he was seen as a liberator when he toppled the government of Rhodesia in 1980, he quickly became the de facto dictator, ultimately killing 20,000 people from an opposing tribe. Several Western universities...

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Michael Medved: Trump Deserves Credit For The Strong Economy

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Why do public opinion surveys show discontent with President Trump’s handling of the economy at a time of record highs in the stock market and record lows in unemployment? The new Gallup Poll gives Trump his highest ratings on the economy, but still shows a clear majority of voters disapproving...

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David Davenport: Free Speech On The Decline

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One reason to be concerned about the future of America is the reduced commitment of its young people to freedom, starting with free speech. A recent survey from the Brookings Institution indicates that 44 percent of millennials do not believe hate speech is protected by the Constitution. Moreover, 51 percent believe...

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Albert Mohler: The Growing Willingness To Sacrifice Religious Liberty

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The nation of Australia recently voted by a wide margin to legalize same-sex marriage. The question turns swiftly now to the issue of religious liberty. Already, the major bill is inadequate when it comes to protecting religious freedom. The Attorney General of Australia, noting this fact, has suggested that the...

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