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Hewitt: “I Tremble for My Country”

January 22 marked yet another anniversary of the Supreme Court’s 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. The legacy of that decision is a startling number: 58,586,256 million abortions. Shame, shame, shame on America. Over 58 million lives that were not led. 58 million lives of joy and promise, sorrow and triumph,...

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Mohler: A Miracle of American Democracy

Today marks one of the miracles of American democracy. A new President of the United States will be inaugurated. On the steps of the U.S. Capitol, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. Do not miss the majesty of this moment. All Americans should celebrate...

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No Pro-Life Women Allowed

The fact that abortion is the central article if not the only article of the feminist creed was made very clear this week in a controversy that erupted about the soon-to-take-place Women’s March on Washington. Alexandra DeSanctis reports in National Review, “The Women’s March on Washington has removed the pro-life...

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Hewitt: Deductions Worth Defending

This is Hugh Hewitt for Townhall.com. In a recent interchange on my radio show, Speaker Paul Ryan declined to debate with me the merits of eliminating or capping the tax deduction on home-mortgage interest. He did it with a chuckle, noting that he and I had crossed verbal swords on...

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Puzder: Exactly the Type of Person We Want

It seems like Donald Trump has struck a nerve with liberals.  Some of his senior personnel appointments are causing them to scream bloody murder. But that’s how we know Trump is doing the right thing. Consider, for example, his nomination of CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder as the next U.S....

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Medved: Taxpayers Fund a Murderer’s “Completeness”

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

In an outrageous abuse of the legal system, a convicted murderer serving a life sentence in California has successfully sued the state to get “gender reassignment surgery” costing taxpayers close to $100,000. Shiloh Heavenly Quine was convicted for his role in the brutal 1980 crime spree that included kidnapping, robbery,...

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Davenport: A Tale Of Two Trumps?

Abraham Lincoln appointed three men who competed against him for the presidency to his cabinet, creating a talented and now famous “team of rivals.”  Donald Trump’s cabinet has its own unusual flavor, creating a kind of dual presidency.  On one hand, Donald Trump himself and appointees like businessman Rex Tillerson...

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Mohler: Sowell’s Vision

Thomas Sowell—the economist and columnist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University—announced recently that he is retiring. He’s been writing a column since the early 1970s—and when it comes to thinking in terms of worldview Thomas Sowell, has been one of the most significant figures now alive....

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Medved: A Protest Without Purpose

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

Columnist Maureen Dowd has coined a useful description of the left’s hysterical over-reaction to Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration, calling it “Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Determined to protest his presidency before it even begins, a group of activists secured commitments from more than 200,000 women who plan to march on Washington to...

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Mohler: Scott Pruitt

President-elect Donald Trump continues to make news with his announcements for positions within his administration. One confirmation battle to watch is that of current Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt selected by Trump as the new administrator for the EPA—the Environmental Protection Agency. The Washington Post made the case against Pruitt...

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Medved: Is Congress Unfairly Dominated by Christians?

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

A recent New York Times headline clearly intended to alarm readers. “The New Congress is 91% Christian,” the newspaper declared. “That’s barely budged since 1961.” Since “the percentage of Christians among the United States population is declining,” the article suggested, it’s inappropriate that the percentage of Christians in Congress remains...

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Davenport: Fear More Federal Deficits

One topic that has pretty much been dropped from the political conversation is the federal debt. Under President Obama, the federal debt has nearly doubled, from around $10 trillion to $20 trillion. Unfortunately, it could grow even more under President Donald Trump. In the campaign, Trump said he loved debt,...

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Mark Davis: Prospects for 2017

With the holiday season behind us and—we feel it—the new year quickly getting started we wonder: what’s in store for 2017? A year is best defined by events in our families, our friendships, our faith and our livelihoods—and not as much by events in the news, even elections. Many of...

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Hewitt: Democrat Party In Free Fall

President Obama gave a so called exit interview to his long-time friend and political advisor David Axelrod which is fascinating. In it President Obama implicitly blasts Secretary Clinton’s campaign strategy and says he would have beaten President-elect Trump. President-elect Trump quickly replied that he didn’t think so. And so we...

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Mohler: Reflections On 2016

Every year brings surprises, but 2016 may set a record. In the biggest news of the year, Hillary Clinton wasn’t elected president of the United States and Donald Trump was, thus reshaping our nation’s entire political landscape. It was a year of populist uprisings around the world and the year...

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