IRS Working to Stop Targeting Conservatives

From the story:  The report is a follow-up to the inspector general’s 2013 audit, which said agents had inappropriately singled out tea party and other conservative groups for extra scrutiny when they applied for tax-exempt status during the 2010 and 2012 elections (Fox News).

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Medved: The Wrong Candidate To Reform Big – Money Politics 5-4-15

In the rocky roll-out of her campaign, Hillary Clinton has listed four goals for her presidency: expanding opportunity for the middle class, strengthening families and communities, confronting foreign threats, and somehow breaking the connection between money and politics. “We can fix our dysfunctional political system and get unaccountable money out...

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Baltimore Burns, Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage 5-2-15

media, Gorsuch, Trump chooses General H.R. McMaster for NSA chief

Bill Bennett and Peter Kersanow on the riots in Baltimore. Michael Medved and Michael Steele on the riots. Bill Bennett and Heather MacDonald on the riots and how boys without fathers need role models. Mike Gallagher and Ryan Anderson on the Supreme Court case on same-sex marriage. Bennett and Matt...

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Jonah Goldberg on Baltimore & Prison Reform

On Thursday’s edition of Bill Bennett’s Morning in America , the always funny and insightful Jonah Goldberg talked about whether the Baltimore mom who publicly flogged her son should be considered a hero and whether we need changes in the prison system. Jonah Goldberg is the National Review senior editor....

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Mohler: Justice Scalia Warned Us 5-1-15

The recent arguments before the Supreme Court over same-sex marriage marked one of the most important days in the constitutional history of the United States of America. It was one of the most important days in the moral history of our nation as well. In their presentation of oral arguments...

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John Bolton on Iranian aggression: “It is a direct slap at the United States and there is effectively no American response.”

Former Ambassador to the United Nations John Bolton says that Iran’s seizure of a cargo ship in the Straight of Hormuz with a crew of 24 is a direct slap at the United States. For the full transcript and interview, go to HughHewitt.com.  

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Medved: Inequality Up, But So Is Happiness 4-30-15

A prominent researcher at Cal Tech reports surprising data contradicting common liberal assumptions that inequality brings misery. Gaps between rich and poor grew dramatically during the recession but Steven Quartz reports “the percentage of Americans who say they are thriving has actually increased.” What’s more, “happiness inequality” has gone down:...

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“There’s a good chance Kennedy will uphold male-female marriage”

Ryan Anderson joined Bill Bennett on his show on Wednesday to discuss his impressions of the SCOTUS oral arguments on same-sex marriage. Anderson came away from the arguments more energized about the prospect of Kennedy siding with traditional marriage. Ryan Anderson is William E. Simon Senior Research Fellow at the Heritage Foundation...

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US Flagged Ship Seized by Iran

From the story:  At this point, no U.S. military action is expected on the ship that was seized Tuesday aside from monitoring the situation. The U.S. believes that Iranians will “send the ship on its way,” the senior official said (CNN).  Obama’s State Department refused to condemn the action...

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Obama Blames Republicans for Baltimore

Claiming his left-wing policies would save the day (Breitbart).  But Baltimore is exactly what happens under Democratic policies (Breitbart) and the city already “has one of the most generous welfare systems in the nation” (NRO).  Another story notes “Baltimore has seen two Republicans sit in the mayor’s...

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Supreme Court Seen as Divided on Marriage

From the story:  Justice Anthony Kennedy, who often is seen as the swing vote, said gay marriage has been debated for only a decade and wondered aloud whether scholars and the public need more time. He said marriage has been understood as one man and one woman for “millennia-plus time.” “It’s...

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