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Mark Davis: Presidential Trump

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It was something to behold.  We’ve seen many Donald Trump speeches, but never anything quite like his address to a Joint Session of Congress. It had a State of the Union feel, but with more people paying attention.  There was suspense—would this be campaign-rally Trump filled with self-praise? Inaugural Trump...

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Michael Medved: Trump’s Habit: Turning Obstacles Into Advantages

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

Even his harshest critics recognize President Trump’s habit of turning obstacles into advantages. In the primary campaign, the fact that 17 well-qualified Republicans ran against him was supposed to make his victory impossible. But it served to divide more cautious, mainstream voters while giving Trump an unbeatable edge among all...

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Albert Mohler: A Loss For Every American Citizen

The state of Washington’s Supreme Court recently handed down a ruling that puts the religious liberty of all Americans at risk. As the Associated Press reports, “The Washington Supreme Court ruled unanimously … that a florist who refused to provide services for a same-sex wedding broke the state’s anti-discrimination law.”...

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Dan Proft: Deadly Leftist Xenophobia

Students assult Allison Stranger

There is a Christian genocide occurring in Iraq and Syria. But the Left is preventing America from providing asylum for the religiously persecuted. ISIS targets both the Shia and Sunni Muslims who refuse to join its terrorist ranks. But the Left is preventing America from providing a safe haven to...

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Michael Medved: False Charges of Anti-Semitism

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

The bitter divisions in American life currently stem from politics as much as from differences in race, religion or economic status. Even tightly connected subgroups endure internal conflicts over President Trump and his policies. Jewish Americans, for instance, represent less than 2 percent of the national population but that community...

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Albert Mohler: Haunted By The Laughter

This past Saturday, Norma McCorvey passed away at the age of 69 in Texas. She was better known by her pseudonym, Jane Roe. McCorvey was the lead plaintiff in the infamous Supreme Court case Roe v. Wade which legalized abortion in the United States. The reality is that pro-abortion forces...

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Mohler: People with Congenital Disabilities are Facing Extinction

Lord Kevin Shinkwin of the British Parliament recently shed light on the horrifying practice in Great Britain of allowing an abortion up until moments before birth if the baby is found to have a disability. Lord Shinkwin himself has a disability and boldly asserted that “people with congenital disabilities are...

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Michael Medved: Whatever Happened to “The Party of the Little Guy”?

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

Democrats have always identified themselves as “the party of the little guy,” but in 2016 they lost tens-of-millions of aggrieved, out-of-luck voters to a boisterous billionaire named Donald Trump. Why? Because of the party’s self-destructive obsession with race and gender. The real dividing line between families that are forging ahead...

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Michael Medved: A Lesson from Lincoln on President’s Day

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

On the eve of Civil War, Abraham Lincoln concluded his First Inaugural Address with two sentences of incandescent eloquence: “Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone...

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Albert Mohler: Time to Protect our First Freedom

Religious liberty, it seems, is in the headlines almost every single day. One of the biggest issues now pending is whether or not the President of the United States will sign a new set of executive orders recognizing the religious liberty of Americans who cannot in conscience join the LGBT...

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David Davenport: Religious Liberty Questions Are in the Courts and Agencies

Some churches took heart when President Trump said he would work to do away with the Johnson Amendment, part of the tax code that prohibits churches from endorsing political candidates. But the really difficult and important issues of religious liberty lie elsewhere in the courts and federal agencies. And the...

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David Davenport: The Trump Flurry

Not since the days of Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, under the pressures of the Great Depression, have we seen an opening presidential act like Donald Trump’s. We have sent special forces to Yemen, left the Trans Pacific Trade Agreement, reopened major pipeline projects, nominated a Supreme Court justice, and changed...

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David Davenport: The Power and Peril of Executive Orders and Party-Line Votes

In his first week in office, President Donald Trump managed to undo much of President Obama’s legacy via executive orders. This is a cautionary tale that presidents who lead by unilateral action, and pass important laws with party-line votes, can see their legacy quickly undone by the next president using...

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Lanhee Chen: California Adrift

In a pre-Super Bowl interview, President Trump said that California “in many ways, is out of control.” California’s leaders don’t want to admit it, but he’s right on this one. The president was making specific reference to legislation written by the top Democrat in the California State Senate, which would...

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Lanhee Chen: Tom Price: The Right Man for HHS

Later this week, the Senate will take up the nomination of Dr. Tom Price to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. Dr. Price is uniquely qualified for the job—he’s a physician with real-world experience who also has an excellent understanding of the health policy challenges facing our...

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