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Brooks: What Can America Learn From Greece? 8-3-15

Greece and the European Union may have temporarily staved off disaster but many worry that austerity will impose considerable short-term pain on Greek citizens and further depress the country’s struggling economy. What can America learn from this? At first glance, liberals and conservatives seem to draw opposite lessons. The left...

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Hewitt: Clearing The Haze 7-31-15

The Colorado Springs Gazette has published a special report on the impact of marijuana legalization on the Centennial State—a special section, called “Clearing the Haze” piloted by their editorial page editor Wayne Laugesen. The results are not pretty: Legal marijuana has not raised a penny for the schools as promised...

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Medved: Why They Can’t Hide 20 Million Illegals 7-29-15

Any constructive discussion of immigration issues must rely on facts, not just feelings. Unfortunately, some of the loudest voices in this debate frequently cite a number with no basis in reality, claiming 30 million illegal immigrants in the United States. The actual number, according to all credible sources, is 11...

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Brooks: Enough Of The Outrage 7-29-15

Most of us would say we dislike the destructive rhetoric that accompanies political discourse today. In the last election cycle at least half of American adults felt the presidential campaign was too negative. In reality, we often don’t realize when we participate in political hatred because it comes in roughly...

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Mohler: A Turning Point In Our Nation’s Conscience 7-28-15

The recent release of a series of videos showing the senior staff of Planned Parenthood casually discussing the sale of organs from aborted babies is a moral challenge thrown right in the face of all Americans. The initially-released video reveals Dr. Deborah Nucatola, senior director of medical services for Planned...

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Medved: Some Fights Aren’t Worth Having 7-27-15

Americans who admire Donald Trump say they like the fact that he’s a “fighter” but they ought to realize that some fights aren’t worth having. Why, for instance, get involved in a major brawl with John McCain? The Arizona Senator is one of the few prominent Republicans, it seems, who...

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Medved: Partisan Politics And The Dubious Deal With Iran 7-24-15

In the ongoing debate over the pending nuclear deal with Iran, one side is practicing purely partisan politics—and no, it’s not the Republicans. Democrats are deeply divided on this issue, and many of those supporting the president have admitted, privately, that they’re doing so out of loyalty to Mr. Obama,...

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Thornbury: Scalia Is Unfit To Serve 7-23-15

Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia is unfit to serve and must be removed from serving henceforth on the nation’s highest court. That’s according to Jeffrey Tayler, writing recently for Salon.com. So why is it that the conservative Justice Scalia must be removed? Tayler argues that he suffers from an acute...

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Hewitt: Desperately Dangerous Appeasement 7-21-15

The announcement of a so-called deal with Iran is in fact the opening of the curtain on a new and desperately dangerous phase of the appeasement policies of President Obama and Hillary Clinton which have marked the last six-plus years of American foreign policy. This latest episode is truly the...

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Thornbury: A Lone Gunman”? 7-20-15

The attack at two Chattanooga military facilities that left four Marines dead at and critically injured another Marine, a sailor, and a police officer at a Naval facility has riveted the nation. The gunman, Kuwaiti born Mohammad Youssuf Abdulazeez, was fatally shot himself. But what’s even more incredible about this...

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Mohler: Heartbreaking 7-17-15

The transgender movement has reached a new level of heartbreaking. The headline in a recent edition of the New York Times reads, “The New Girl in School: Transgender Surgery at 18.” Anemona Hartocollis writes about a young person identified as Katherine Boone recovering from an operation “that had changed her,...

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Medved: The Fight For Independence Vs. The Secession Mistake 7-16-15

During the Fourth of July holiday some supporters of the Confederate battle flag asked why Americans celebrate the colonists breaking away from Britain, but condemn the attempt by Southerners to separate from the federal government. Actually, a key slogan of the Revolution was “no taxation without representation”—Parliament had full taxing...

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Davenport: California Raisins and the New Deal 7-15-15

For those discouraged over other late-term Supreme Court decisions, you might have missed one they got right.  The Court held that taking a farmer’s raisins as part of a New Deal-era price support and subsidy program was a “taking” under the 5th amendment of the Constitution and had to be...

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Hewitt: Assessing Jeb 7-14-15

In my new book “The Queen,” I write brutally frank assessments of the strengths and weaknesses of each of the potential GOP nominees.  In this and future radio commentaries, I’ll summarize some of my key points, beginning today with the man Irish book makers—people who chart real odds and take...

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Hewitt: Prepare Now 7-13-15

No sooner had the Supreme Court issued its gay marriage decision that voices began calling for the end of tax-exempt status for churches, colleges and other organizations that hold to a Judeo-Christian view of sexual morality. There is a new law in the land, but not a new morality, and...

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