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Davenport: Must God Modernize 6-18-15

Amid the heated rhetoric about gay marriage comes the absurd and dangerous claim that God needs to change with the times.  New York Times columnist Frank Bruni wrote that Christians should rightly bow to “the enlightenments of modernity.”  Speaking of reproductive rights, Hillary Clinton said deep-seated religious beliefs “have to...

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Medved: Key Target Of Hillary’s Campaign: White Women 6-17-15

Despite recent setbacks, Hillary Clinton’s campaign remains serenely confident of victory because of their candidate’s strength among one crucial group in the electorate: white women. Actually, Hillary doesn’t even need a majority of this group; she just needs to come within ten points of the GOP candidate. In 2012, Romney...

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Thornbury: A Massive Data Breach 5-16-15

The recent disclosure that computer hackers from China have successfully hacked the system of the federal government and may have obtained personnel date on all 2.1 million federal employees provides for us a lesson we really ought to pay attention to. Remember, this is the government that wants to control...

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Mohler: The Latest Books Targeted At Your Kids 6-15-15

The New York Times recently published a story by Alexandra Alter. Here’s the headline: “Transgender Children’s Books Fill a Void and Break a Taboo.” The most important takeaway for parents is to understand that the transgender ideology is now very much aimed at children. Alter reports, “This year, children’s publishers...

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Davenport: U.S. Foreign Policy Should “Lean In” 6-12-15

My prescription for U.S. foreign policy comes from Sheryl Sandberg’s best-selling book about women:  it’s time for the U.S. to lean in. America has always had an isolationist tendency, and we have been leaning back since Iraq, Afghanistan and the great recession.  This has been the Obama Doctrine: “lead from...

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Medved: Media Distortions Fuel Spike In Murders 6-10-15

The month of May saw tragic spikes in murder rates in Baltimore, New York, Chicago and other big cities—an alarming reversal of nearly 30 years of progress in reducing violent crime. Irresponsible media coverage of police-tensions with the black community combined with demagogic posing by leftist politicians and agitators to...

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Davenport: Supreme Court Decision Time 6-9-15

June is bustin’ out all over, the song says, and it will soon bust out at the U.S. Supreme Court. June is the month when many of the Court’s decisions in cases heard over the last 9 months will be announced. Obamacare has been in court since the day it...

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Mohler: A Social Revolution 6-8-15

The nation of Ireland recently became the very first on the planet to legalize same-sex marriage by vote. In this case by a vote of the people, by a referendum. As the Associated Press reported, “Ireland’s citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage... a...

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Medved: GOP Debates Shouldn’t Be Limited To 10 6-5-15

Fox News made the unfortunate decision to limit the first Republican debate, scheduled for two months from now, to 10 participants, based on their standing in national polls. This will exclude some worthy contenders on a flimsy basis – including a candidate with 4 percent support, while a rival with...

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Brooks: Genuine Care For The Poor 6-4-15

This might come as a surprise to some of you, but I joined the free enterprise movement because poverty is the thing I care about the most. As we seek to alleviate poverty, I have summed up three policy principles that conservatives should seek to advance: First: It’s time to...

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Hewitt: “Clearing The Haze” 6-3-15

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...

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Mohler: A Social Revolution 6-2-15

The nation of Ireland recently became the very first on the planet to legalize same-sex marriage by vote. In this case by a vote of the people, by a referendum. As the Associated Press reported, “Ireland’s citizens have voted in a landslide to legalize gay marriage... a...

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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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