Commentary

Hewitt: Rubio Touched A Nerve 4-23-15

Last week Hillary Clinton declared for president and that part of the country that didn’t snicker at her van follies shrugged its shoulders and said, “So what else is new?” The next day, Florida Senator Marco Rubio announced his candidacy and it was like the Fourth of July in April....

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Mohler: Freedom Fight 4-22-15

This is Albert Mohler for Townhall.com. TIME magazine has come out with a very important cover story that examines the current religious “freedom fight.” The main article is by veteran journalist David Von Drehle who cites an attorney for the Beckett Fund, pointing out that religious liberty has curbs like...

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Davenport: A Lump Of Coal For Obama 4-21-15

This is David Davenport of the Hoover Institution for Townhall.com. With Congress and the President at odds, the President continues to use his executive power pen in powerful and unconstitutional ways. Now the executive branch’s Environmental Protection Agency wants to force coal plants to reduce carbon dioxide emissions by up...

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Mohler: A Worldview Divide With Consequences 4-20-15

This is Albert Mohler for Townhall.com. Shortly after he announced his candidacy for president, Senator Rand Paul made a campaign appearance in Milford, New Hampshire where a Democratic National Committee spokesperson posed a question about exceptions for a hypothetical abortion ban. Senator Paul shot back and said “Why don’t we...

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Mohler: Bowing to Modernity? 4-17-15

This is Albert Mohler for Townhall.com. The latest Ground Zero for the moral revolution has been the state of Indiana, where protests over the state version of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act elicited a revision that may well actually serve to weaken religious liberty in Indiana. Nevertheless, the real issue...

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Mohler: Targeting Christians 4-16-15

This is Albert Mohler for Townhall.com. The Muslim group al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for the recent massacre of 147 people, mostly college students, on a campus in Kenya. Christians were actively targeted for death by the attackers who required victims to recite an Islamic prayer—or be shot. We have learned the...

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Brooks: Why is Capitalism a Dirty Word 4-15-15

This is Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute for Townhall.com. The free enterprise system is certainly not perfect, but is has pulled two billion people away from starvation since I was a child in the 1970s. And yet, capitalism is still a dirty word all over the world. Why’s...

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Davenport: Religious Conscience vs. Gay Rights 4-14-15

This is David Davenport of the Hoover Institution for Townhall.com. It appears that in Indiana and eventually everywhere, we are about to throw out the baby with the bathwater. In the name of expanding and securing gay rights under the 14th Amendment, we are prepared to give up people’s religious...

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Hewitt: Kill the Deal 4-13-15

This is Hugh Hewitt for Townhall.com. It’s springtime and Americans have so many wonderful diversions from a world that horrifies far more often than it entertains. In recent days we’ve had the NCAA basketball championship, Opening Day for Major League Baseball and, after all, the Masters. This is also the...

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Davenport: A Liberty Moment 4-10-15

This is David Davenport of the Hoover Institution for Townhall.com. The controversy over religious rights in Indiana presents an important “liberty moment” when the lights come on and we recognize that big government is in fact out to take away our freedoms. Remember the promise about health care? If you...

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Mohler Religious Liberty: Defined Out 4-7-15

https://soundcloud.com/the-weekend-journal/hewitt-democracy-in-the-face-of-radical-islam This is Hugh Hewitt for Townhall.com Boko Haram is the arm of Islamist terror that strikes regularly in the African nation of Nigeria. It has killed more than 20,000 people in savage attacks over the last two years and destroyed countless lives as the terror it has sown has...

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Hewitt: Democracy in the Face of Radical Islam 4-8-15

https://soundcloud.com/the-weekend-journal/hewitt-democracy-in-the-face-of-radical-islam This is Hugh Hewitt for Townhall.com Boko Haram is the arm of Islamist terror that strikes regularly in the African nation of Nigeria. It has killed more than 20,000 people in savage attacks over the last two years and destroyed countless lives as the terror it has sown has...

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Hewitt: The First Freedom in the 21st Century 4-6-15

https://soundcloud.com/the-weekend-journal/hewitt-the-first-freedom-in-the-21st-century This is Hugh Hewitt for Townhall.com. Indiana’s Religious Freedom Restoration Act and its governor Mike Pence have been criticized by all the usual suspects using all the usual flawed arguments. Not a single case of discrimination has been cited nor can critics of the new law point to a...

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Mohler: Sacred Sunday 4-3-15

This is Albert Mohler for Townhall.com. This Sunday is Easter, a great celebration day for Christians. The Church bears a mandate to proclaim the truth that God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. The resurrected Lord gave the Church a sacred commission to take the gospel—the message of Christ’s victory...

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Brooks: We Abandon Family at Our Peril 4-2-15

This is Arthur Brooks of the American Enterprise Institute for Townhall.com. Marriage and family are in a state of crisis … Just consider this: Since my high school graduation—back in 1982—until today, the number of people living in permanent relationships (which is mostly married people but not entirely) has gone...

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