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Albert Mohler: Yet Another Lesson From California

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The Attorney General of California recently announced that he is filing 15 felony counts against the two undercover filmmakers from the Center for Medical Progress who have exposed Planned Parenthood in a series of videos. David French, writing at National Review, points out that this is a case of selective...

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Hugh Hewitt: A New Day At EPA

Blue Slip, tax reform, EPA

President Trump’s new EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, is bringing the rule of law back to the Environmental Protection Agency. The core mission of the EPA is very important. There are air and water quality issues that cross state lines. But the previous administration reimagined its authority under the Clean Air...

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Michael Medved: Honor The Law, Not Feelings Or Favoritism

France, marriage, Passover, happiness, health care, favoritism

Democrats opposed to the Supreme Court nomination of Neal Gorsuch cite his “legalistic” failure to show consistent favor to “the little guy” against big corporations. But Gorsuch defenders insist that an impartial judge can’t allow emotion to tilt the scales of justice. In this, Gorsuch echoes both his mentor, Justice...

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Michael Medved: No Quick Fix On Health Care

France, marriage, Passover, happiness, health care, favoritism

President Trump and Speaker Ryan failed to notch a GOP victory by repealing and replacing Obamacare, but the defeat did highlight an important conservative principle. Conservatism has always emphasized incremental, pragmatic change, based on the will of a majority; it’s progressives who favor sweeping, radical, top-down decrees that ignore the...

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Owen Strachan: “Generosity And Respect” From Princeton

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Princeton seminary recently announced it would honor Manhattan Pastor Tim Keller for his spiritual leadership. But that announcement from the seminary drew furious criticism from their community of faculty and alumni who long ago left conservative Christian faith. Keller’s commitment to the Bible’s very clear teaching on marriage, the sexes...

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Hugh Hewitt: After Healthcare

Blue Slip, tax reform, EPA

The pulling of the GOP health-care bill last week was a big loss. But, President Trump had very good reason to shake off the rebuff from the Freedom Caucus, and he was loyal to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, as was Ryan to Trump. That bodes well for the party...

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Gorsuch: Eminently Qualified

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New York Senator Charles Schumer recently announced that he and his Democratic colleagues in the Senate will filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. The reality is that if there is anyone qualified to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, it is Judge Neil Gorsuch....

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Albert Mohler: Justice Alito’s Warning

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Justice Samuel Alito of the United States Supreme Court recently delivered a bracing message to a group of Catholic lawyers. Justice Alito said, “A wind is picking up that is hostile to those with traditional moral beliefs.” Referencing his minority opinion in the Obergefell decision, which legalized same-sex marriage nationwide,...

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Dan Proft: Silencing Dissent

Students assult Allison Stranger

Allison Stanger, a self-identified liberal professor at Middlebury College actually suffered a concussion early this month after being assaulted by leftist students protesting the presence of eminent sociologist Dr. Charles Murray on campus. Her assault has forced the Left to address campus culture at America’s elite universities. What the safe...

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The Black Robe

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The nation is now engaged in a one of our most important democratic traditions: namely, the confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice. In this case, for Judge Neil Gorsuch, the first nominee of President Donald Trump. One of the most important observations came from Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska....

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Michael Medved: Losing Ground In The Happiness Rankings

France, marriage, Passover, happiness, health care, favoritism

The Sustainable Development Solutions network, an initiative of the UN, is out with its yearly “World Happiness Report,” in which respondents around the globe were asked how close their current circumstances came to their “best possible life.” The United States placed 14th of the 155 surveyed nations—well ahead of Germany,...

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David Davenport: Young People Robbed Of Individualism

Trump Doctorine, Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

America used to be a land of “rugged individualism.” People came to this country so that the key decisions about their lives would no longer be made by kings and queens, or the church, or their social class, but rather for themselves. Individual freedom was promised by the Declaration of...

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David Davenport: Bad News From the Index of Economic Freedom

Trump Doctorine, Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

The 2017 Index of Economic Freedom has been released and it contains some bad news for Americans.  The U.S. dropped 6 positions in the ranking of economic freedom around the world to #17, its lowest level since these studies have been published.  While most nations of the world increased their...

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David Davenport: Trump’s Budget Asks: What Should Government Do?

Trump Doctorine, Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposes some big changes. A much higher commitment to national defense is at the top of the list and, in order to fund that, less foreign aid, government regulation, and federal subsidies for research and the arts. What Trump is doing is returning to the...

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Lanhee Chen: A Choice

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Liberals and many voices in elite media have touted the recent Congressional Budget Office analysis of the House Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare as a reason to oppose it. But let’s be clear: The CBO estimates show that the legislation is fundamentally conservative. And while it’s not perfect,...

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