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Medved: Blunting the Democrats “Youth Advantage” 6-1-15

The recent Democratic winning streak in presidential elections connects directly to the “youth advantage” enjoyed by Democratic candidates: the Democratic nominee has been younger than the GOP nominee in five of the last six of presidential contests, and the younger candidate each time won the popular vote. The only GOP...

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Medved: No, College Isn’t Right For Everyone 5-29-15

On my radio show, I’ve repeatedly made the controversial point that it’s a terrible mistake to push all students who graduate from high school to go on to college. A 2014 report showed that at public universities, an appalling 81 percent of full time students fail to graduate on time—and...

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Medved: Minimum Wage Fever Threatens Both Prosperity And Liberty 5-28-15

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to raise the city’s minimum wage from $9 to $15 an hour, ordering sharp raises every year between now and 2020. A New York Times editorial insists that business leaders need not worry, despite the fact that they’ll have to pay all their...

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Medved: New “Birthers” Attack Cruz, Rubio And Jindal 5-27-15

It looks like the birthers are back: The same misguided or unscrupulous activists who insisted that Barack Obama wasn’t eligible for the presidency because he was secretly born in Kenya, now claim that conservative champions Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz are also disqualified from the nation’s highest office....

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Hewitt: Khamenei’s Commencement 5-26-15

The Ayatollah Khamenei recently gave a charming commencement speech.  Here’s how The New York Times covered the Ayatollah’s speech at Imam Hussein Military University in Tehran: Iran’s supreme leader on Wednesday ruled out inspections of Iranian military sites and interviews of Iranian nuclear scientists in any potential deal on its...

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Hewitt: A Grateful Nation 5-25-15

The dangerous world we are looking at today serves as an appropriate backdrop for our expression of gratitude for those who have died in the service of our nation. From the time of our nation’s founding to today, well over 1.2 million Americans have paid the ultimate price in the...

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Mohler: “The New Culture War” 5-22-15

One of the world’s most influential magazines, The Economist, recently published an editorial entitled “The New Culture War”; the subtitle: “if gay marriage triumphs, liberals should take care not to rub it in.” In the editorial, The Economist makes the judgment that the Supreme Court is likely to declare that...

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Hewitt: President Obama’s Legacy 5-21-15

The growing likelihood of President Obama signing a deal with Iran that provides the mullahs with a pathway to nuclearization makes this the single most pressing issue of the day. A nuclear Iran will spawn a new sort of nuclear arms race that makes the cold war look like a...

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Medved: Insecure Parents And Ivy League Degrees 5-20-15

In this season of grads and dads, I’ll admit that if any of my three children had followed their father’s example and chosen to study at Yale, I would have somehow scraped together the money to pay for it. As it happens, they made other plans: graduating from a distinguished...

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Mohler: Ascendant Secularization 5-19-15

The secularization of America is one of the great facts of our time. A recent study from the Pew Research Center shows just how fast this secularization is taking place. Pew reports that, “Seventy-one percent of American adults were Christian in 2014.” Now that is clearly a majority, but it’s...

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Medved: Israel And “White Privilege” 5-18-15

In college campuses across the country, student activists for the “BDS” campaign demand that universities “boycott, divest, and sanction” to punish Israel. When defenders of the Jewish state resist this pressure, leftists often respond with the slogan “Check Your Privilege!”—insisting that Israel’s existence relies on discrimination by wealthy white people...

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Hewitt: Our Fragile World 5-15-15

The rising 20-somethings graduating this month look forward to a future of American national wealth and prosperity. Why should they not be optimistic? All around them are the astonishing complexes built by their grandparents and parents in the 70 years since Hitler’s defeat. It is hard, from where they stand,...

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Medved: Despite Cameron’s Win, No Need For Brit Envy 5-14-15

Some Americans watched recent elections in Britain with envy because so many parties competed for power. Conservatives, Labour, Liberal Democrats, Scottish National Party, UK Independence Party and Greens all contested seats in Parliament. The results brought victory to David Cameron’s Conservatives, but a split electorate only gave him 36 percent...

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Hewitt: Has The West Awakened? 5-13-15

The British people voted and a stunning result emerged: All the pollsters said that it would be a hung Parliament but in fact the Conservative Majority won a pure majority of seats in what most people found a stunning trump for Prime Minister David Cameron. Thus for the third time in six...

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Mohler: “Frozen Embryos Have A Right To Live” 5-12-15

Conservatives have long affirmed the sanctity and dignity of every single human life at every point of development. One of the most crucial points of development at which human dignity is now at risk is as an embryo. That’s what makes a recent article in the New York Times so...

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