Hugh Hewitt: After Healthcare

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The pulling of the GOP health-care bill last week was a big loss. But, President Trump had very good reason to shake off the rebuff from the Freedom Caucus, and he was loyal to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, as was Ryan to Trump. That bodes well for the party...

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Gorsuch: Eminently Qualified

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New York Senator Charles Schumer recently announced that he and his Democratic colleagues in the Senate will filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court. The reality is that if there is anyone qualified to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court, it is Judge Neil Gorsuch....

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Albert Mohler: Justice Alito’s Warning

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Justice Samuel Alito of the United States Supreme Court recently delivered a bracing message to a group of Catholic lawyers. Justice Alito said, “A wind is picking up that is hostile to those with traditional moral beliefs.” Referencing his minority opinion in the Obergefell decision, which legalized same-sex marriage nationwide,...

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Dan Proft: Silencing Dissent

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Allison Stanger, a self-identified liberal professor at Middlebury College actually suffered a concussion early this month after being assaulted by leftist students protesting the presence of eminent sociologist Dr. Charles Murray on campus. Her assault has forced the Left to address campus culture at America’s elite universities. What the safe...

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Trump: Pass AHCA Or I’m Moving On

From the story:  President Trump delivered an ultimatum to House Republicans on Thursday night: Vote to approve the measure to overhaul the nation’s health-care system on the House floor Friday, or reject it and the president will move on to his other legislative priorities (Washington Post). The senate is apparently...

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The Black Robe

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The nation is now engaged in a one of our most important democratic traditions: namely, the confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice. In this case, for Judge Neil Gorsuch, the first nominee of President Donald Trump. One of the most important observations came from Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska....

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THR 3/25/17: Judge Gorsuch Dazzles at Confirmation Hearings

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Michael Medved plays clips from Judge Neil Gorsuch’s impressive performance during his Senate confirmation hearings. Hugh Hewitt talks with Speaker Paul Ryan about the state of the Obamacare repeal and replace bill. Mike Gallagher brings clarity to the Trump surveillance issue with reporter Sharyl Attkisson. Lanhee Chen of the Hoover...

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Michael Medved: Losing Ground In The Happiness Rankings

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The Sustainable Development Solutions network, an initiative of the UN, is out with its yearly “World Happiness Report,” in which respondents around the globe were asked how close their current circumstances came to their “best possible life.” The United States placed 14th of the 155 surveyed nations—well ahead of Germany,...

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David Davenport: Young People Robbed Of Individualism

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America used to be a land of “rugged individualism.” People came to this country so that the key decisions about their lives would no longer be made by kings and queens, or the church, or their social class, but rather for themselves. Individual freedom was promised by the Declaration of...

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Democrats Gear Up for Gorsuch Hearing

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Gorsuch confirmation hearing begins today (PBS).  From another story:  While Democratic leaders have revived their public criticism of Neil Gorsuch in recent days, liberal advocacy groups have all but abandoned efforts to defeat his nomination through public opinion — with scant paid issue advertising or public rallies (Fox News). ...

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David Davenport: Bad News From the Index of Economic Freedom

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The 2017 Index of Economic Freedom has been released and it contains some bad news for Americans.  The U.S. dropped 6 positions in the ranking of economic freedom around the world to #17, its lowest level since these studies have been published.  While most nations of the world increased their...

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Media Help Tear Down AHCA

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From Ari Fleisher: Why are some press saying Ryan is trying to “ram” health bill through the House? It’s going through 4 committees. Worst “ram” I’ve ever seen (Twitter).  Some are offering an amendment to the current plan “focused on repealing Obamacare and bringing down the cost of premiums”...

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David Davenport: Trump’s Budget Asks: What Should Government Do?

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President Donald Trump’s first budget proposes some big changes. A much higher commitment to national defense is at the top of the list and, in order to fund that, less foreign aid, government regulation, and federal subsidies for research and the arts. What Trump is doing is returning to the...

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THR 3/18/17: Special Edition on the American Health Care Act

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In this special edition of the Townhall Review, we take a closer look at the American Health Care Act–the Republican bill that will repeal significant portions of the failing Obamacare law and replace it with free market solutions. First up, the Hoover Institution’s Lanhee Chen speaks with Michael Medved about...

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Rove: GOP Must Pass This AHCA Bill

From Karl Rove:  Yes, passing the bill to repeal and replace ObamaCare will cause political problems—but not doing so will create far bigger ones. Failure would demonstrate that Republicans don’t keep their promises and can’t govern. It would gravely wound the new administration (WSJ).  From Daniel Henninger: …if health-care...

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