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Hewitt: Terror In Brussels

Tuesday’s attacks in Brussels provide only the latest example of the real and growing threat from radical Islam. Our hearts go out to the injured and the families of the dead and of all those impacted by what appears to be only the latest act of barbarism from the Islamic...

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Medved: Blame Uncertainty, Not “Amnesty,” for Rubio’s Fall

Conventional wisdom says Marco Rubio’s co-sponsorship of immigration reform in 2013 doomed his presidential candidacy, allowing opponents to smear him as advocating “amnesty.” Well actually, that reform bill never authorized amnesty but it did provide a difficult path to legal status—a position that most Republicans, and even bigger majorities of...

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Medved: Why Do We Choose the Leaders We Hate the Most?

Major polls seem to agree that the two most unpopular politicians in the country are Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. The latest Wall Street Journal poll shows 49 percent of Americans holding “strongly negative” views of Mr. Trump—with only 11 percent who feel “strongly positive.” In other words, by a...

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Mohler: A Moral Universe Turned Upside Down

The growing gap between the Judeo-Christian worldview and the operational worldview of the secular world around us was made graphically clear in a headline article that appeared in Saturday’s edition of the Los Angeles Times. Patrick McGreevy writes: “Aid-in-dying law to take effect June 9 in California.” The headline news...

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Tommy, You’ve Got to Leave

The New York Times recently released an article headlined, “The Parent-Child Discussion That So Many Dread.” No, it’s not the one you are thinking about. The subheading explains, “Making sense of Donald Trump’s behavior in terms a 10-year-old can grasp.” Sarah Lyall reported on one set of parents in Sacramento...

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Hewitt: Statesmen

In a week of spectacle and rising rhetoric and temperatures, the image of two quiet men sitting stands out for me. Former United States Secretary of State George Schultz and former California Governor and United States Senator Pete Wilson sat stoically at the funeral for Nancy Reagan. Schultz and Wilson...

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Thornbury: Trading Insults

Greg Thornbury

In an interview with MSNBC Wednesday night, Marco Rubio expressed regret over his recent mockery of Donald Trump in the ramp up to Super Tuesday. In the space of just a couple of days, he managed to make fun of the GOP front-runner’s hair, his tan and, well, his manhood....

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Thornbury: Rough Justice

Greg Thornbury

Mark it down. This is the week that Donald Trump decided that journalists deserve rough justice. After his remarks last Saturday night after his primary victories, Trump called upon those he called “the most dishonest people God ever created.” The media. Unlike a typical press conference, however, Trump deleted an...

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Medved: Could Anyone Replace Trump?

A quick thought experiment reveals the real nature of the movement Donald Trump has inspired. Imagine that Mr. Trump, who turns 70 in June, suffered a sudden health crisis and became incapacitated. Could anyone possibly replace him as head of his movement? From the beginning, the campaign has been about...

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Mohler: Into The Sewer

There is one thing that we can say for sure about this year’s race for the GOP presidential nomination: It’s taking us into the sewer. In fact, it’s nothing less than a coarsening of American culture, delivering discourse that would have been unthinkable, unhearable, and unimaginable only last presidential cycle....

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Hewitt: The Open Convention

Who will be the winner of the GOP nomination is of course beyond guessing, especially after the recent wins from Senator Ted Cruz in Maine and Kansas. But right now the GOP convention in Cleveland appears almost certain to be “open,” that is, without any of the would-be nominees possessing...

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Medved: Nancy Reagan Represented a Better Era for Conservatives

The death of Nancy Reagan at age 94 reminds everyone of a better, more inspiring era of American conservatism. Yes, the Reagans both worked in Hollywood and they established themselves as popular celebrities long before they ever ran for office. But they used their celebrity status on behalf of numerous...

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Medved: Misleading Chatter About a “Brokered Convention”

Commentators in mainstream media have begun speaking obsessively about a so-called “brokered convention”—acknowledging the possibility that no candidate will come to Cleveland with a majority of first ballot votes. This is a misleading term, since there are no potential “brokers” who could dictate the outcome. The candidates themselves won’t exercise...

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Mohler: Trump’s Evangelicals Not So Evangelical After All

Donald Trump, who has claimed a largely secular identity throughout virtually all of his adult life and who has been associated with enterprise that would’ve scandalized Republicans in years past, is now gaining a plurality of Republican primary votes in states even with a strong “evangelical” electorate. This raises a...

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Mohler: Initials That Should Strike Moral Terror and Revulsion

Evangelicals who have recently voted for Donald Trump or even those who plan to vote for him are going to have to face some very difficult questions raised by a headline that he made over the weekend, “Donald Trump stumbles on David Duke, KKK.” In an interview on CNN, Donald...

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