Commentary

Jerry Bowyer: On Tax Reform: Businesses Take “Wait and See” Approach

Luther, tax reform, Impeachment

Republican leaders are now out with their proposal for tax reform. The good news is the plan is pro-growth. It really could get us out of the lurch, giving corporations a mechanism to bring almost 3 trillion dollars home from abroad, and to reinvest that money right here … in America....

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Albert Mohler: Marriage For “Most Privileged” Americans

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Something is happening to the American family. Claire Cain Miller, writing at the New York Times , reports that—quote: “Marriage, which used to be the default way to form a family in the United States, regardless of income or education, has become yet another part of American life reserved for those who are...

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Jerry Bowyer: Tax Reform and a Chance to Make up for Lost Decade

Luther, tax reform, Impeachment

Last week, Republican leaders announced their tax reform plans. The good news is that they’re pro-growth: US corporate tax rates are today the highest in the developed world, and our current system perversely punishes American companies for bringing profits back from their foreign sales. The GOP plan fixes that problem....

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Albert Mohler: The Acknowledgment Of Evil In The Wake Of Las Vegas Shooting

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President Trump made a very important point in his response to the recent shooting in Las Vegas when he called it an “act of pure evil.” The judgment of evil here, real evil, should be beyond dispute. Evil is a fact, too. The secular worldview cannot use the word with coherence...

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Michael Medved: Ignoring The Vegas Killer’s Obvious Addiction

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While motives behind the Las Vegas massacre remained very much in doubt, liberal pundits still rushed to blame the killer’s fascination with firearms for pushing an ordinary man to mass murder. Actually, Stephen Paddock nursed another obsession far longer, and far more intensively, than he ever indulged an interest in...

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Albert Mohler: Hugh Hefner and a New Sort of Enslavement

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If there were to be a single, most powerful symbol of the sexual revolution in the 20th century, that symbol as an individual would’ve been Hugh Hefner — the founder of Playboy magazine who died recently at age 91. The 20th century was the great century of sexual revolution. One...

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Albert Mohler: An Act Of Pure Evil

abortion, thoughts and prayers, act of evil, Alabama, act of pure evil

The news from Las Vegas is heartbreaking. A lone killer staked out a position 32 floors above ground and then aimed powerful weapons at a massive crowd gathered for a music festival and then killed himself as police stormed his hotel room. More than 50 people are dead and hundreds...

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Michael Medved: “Zero Sum Game” Distorts Thinking on Tax Cuts, Foreign Affairs

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As Congress debates immediate, substantial cuts in federal tax rates, liberal opponents invoke the discredited concept of a “zero sum game”—the idea that if one citizen gains, then another must lose, because they believe that one individual’s good fortune must always mean someone else’s misfortune. This thinking ignores the way...

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Albert Mohler: The Intrusion of Politics Into Virtually Everything

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For the better part of the last century or more there has been something of an unspoken compact between the sphere of politics and the sphere of sports; they have basically stayed out of one another’s way. This compact—already deteriorating—has been shattered as President Donald Trump went head to head...

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Michael Medved: Real Life Losses, Abstract Gains

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To understand why right-wing activists make a mistake in pushing deportation of so-called “Dreamers” we should consider the reasons for our consistent victories in defending gun rights. For gun-owners, this is a personal issue—restrictive regulations are an interference, or an annoyance, with real-world impact. For those who choose not to...

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Mike Gallagher: You’ve Got To Be Carefully Taught

carefully taught, good

Just a couple weekends ago in Belleville, Illinois, every single player on a football team of youngsters—eight years old and under—took a knee during the national anthem. The coach, Orlando Goodin, said his kids knew all about why people were protesting in the streets of St. Louis over the acquittal...

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Albert Mohler: Childlessness And The Future Of Europe

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The rise of childlessness is reaching increasingly alarming levels in Europe. The Economist recently noted that “just 9 percent of English and Welsh women born in 1946 had no children. But, for the cohort born in 1970, the proportion is 17 percent. But now in Germany, 22 percent of women reach...

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Lanhee Chen: The Bernie Plan: Too Good to Be True

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Senator Bernie Sanders has recently introduced “ Medic are for all” legislation, which would enroll all Americans into the nation’s Medicare program within four years. Senator Sanders argues that his proposal would create a system that “works not just for millionaires and billionaires, but for all of us.” As Democrats and...

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Albert Mohler: Death And Down Syndrome In Iceland

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CBS News recently reported that the country of Iceland has almost completely eradicated Down syndrome. What they really mean is that Iceland has almost completely eradicated people with Down syndrome. The story explains, “Since prenatal screening tests were introduced in Iceland in the early 2000s, the vast majority of women—close...

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Lanhee Chen: One More Opportunity For Health Care Reform

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After several unsuccessful attempts this year, Republicans have one last chance to deliver on their seven-year old promise to repeal and replace ObamaCare. Legislation recently introduced by Senators Lindsey Graham, Bill Cassidy, Dean Heller and Ron Johnson eliminates some of ObamaCare’s most unpopular provisions and enacts reforms that will help...

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