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Hewitt: Groundhog Day Redux

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton faces a showdown on February 1 when the Democratic Iowa caucuses pit her against Bernie Sanders—the Senator from Vermont. If the next morning brings a Clinton loss, Hillary will be facing her own version of the famous Bill Murray film “Groundhog Day.” She lost...

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Thornbury: Silencing Debate

Greg Thornbury

Across the nation, students are returning to college campuses for the Spring semester. For the rest of the country, people will likely not be looking at universities the same way again. That’s because the campus protest events of last Fall removed all doubt that the vast majority of our universities...

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Medved: Public Responds to Clear-Cut Conflicts of Good vs. Evil

The phenomenal success of the new Star Wars movie, “The Force Awakens,” highlights an awakening force among the American people: a hunger for stirring stories of good vs. evil. Two Oscar front-runners advanced similar themes: “The Revenant” and “Spotlight” focus on good people defying the odds to fight corruption and...

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Thornbury: David Bowie’s Stand for Freedom

Greg Thornbury

This past Sunday night, breaking news interrupted the revelry of Hollywood stars just getting to their after parties after the Golden Globes had finished: rock, film, and art icon David Bowie was dead at age 69, from cancer. Although Bowie is being celebrated for his artistic genius, and while much...

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Mohler: A Revealing Endorsement

For the first time in its 100-year history, Planned Parenthood has endorsed a presidential nominee candidate, in this case, former Senator and former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. There’s no question that Planned Parenthood would endorse the eventual Democratic nominee. But why would Planned Parenthood step in now? The...

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Mohler: Powerball: The Lies We Tell Ourselves

There are reports from Reuters that the jackpot for the Powerball game in the United States may now exceed $1.3 billion. The problems in this lottery are legion. Back in 2012 and 2013, the odds of winning the Powerball lottery then were less than the chance of being killed by...

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Davenport: Gay Marriage: Can’t Have It Both Ways

A Bermuda hotel recently cancelled talks by a scholar defending traditional marriage on the ground that the hotel “is not a venue for anti-diversity discussions.”  So many interesting questions are raised: Since Bermuda has not legalized gay marriage, is it not even a proper topic for discussion?  Is there no...

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Brooks: The Best Way To Fight Poverty

I bet you didn’t know that since 1970, the percentage of people in the world living on a dollar a day or less—a traditional measure of starvation-level poverty—has fallen by 80 percent. Billions of souls have been able to pull themselves out of poverty thanks to five conservative principles: globalization,...

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Medved: The Moral Bankruptcy of a Pro-Abortion Stunt

A tasteless political stunt by a South Carolina Democrat highlights the moral bankruptcy of pro-abortion extremists. State representative Mia McLeod wants to “send a message to Republicans in the General Assembly about laws governing the bodies of South Carolinians.” Her legislation would restrict access to medication like Viagra by requiring...

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Medved: An Uphill, Narrow Path to November Victory

As voters prepare at last to choose their presidential nominees, Republicans face an uncomfortable question: can any GOP candidate conceivably win an Electoral College majority this November? The answer is “yes,” but it will be an uphill struggle. Wall Street Journal analysis shows that genuine “swing states” have all but...

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Brooks: A Common Misconception

There is a common misconception in America today that conservatives are materialistic. The truth is they aren’t, and this confusion is a central political irony of our time. Progressives truly want to help the poor but have tried to solve poverty primarily with government money. On the other hand, though...

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Medved: Housing Construction vs. Human Destruction

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

The worst part of the new Obama-Kerry Middle Eastern initiative isn’t that it punishes the Israelis—it’s that it rewards the Palestinians by endorsing their false narrative, identifying Israeli communities in disputed territories as the chief obstacle to peace. What have the Palestinians done to deserve this support? Their corrupt, aging...

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Mohler: A Prayer For The New Year

Every New Year brings incalculable promise, and immense challenges. Let us pray that 2017 will bring great blessings to this nation and to the world. We dare to pray for peace on earth and good will to all peoples everywhere. We pray for those who even now are fighting forces...

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Mohler: Hoping For Better Headlines in 2016

2015 comes to a close as most years do, with barely enough time to look back even as we look ahead. 2015 was, in so many evil ways, the year of terrorism, with murderous strikes by the Islamic State in Paris and by friends of ISIS in San Bernardino. These...

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Medved: Terrorists, Like Other Criminals, Defy the Rules

Donald Trump supports the idea that immigration and customs officials should ask any migrants or visitors to our shores whether they’re Muslim, and if they are Muslims, they should be denied entry. Why would this make us safer against potential terrorists? If an extremist plans to perpetrate violence against America...

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