Medved: Recognizing The Invisible Hand

So far, the main criticism of my new book “The American Miracle: Divine Provident in the Rise of the Republic,” involves the claim that we’re not unique in seeing God’s special blessing for our country. Don’t the British sing, “God Save the Queen” and don’t many other nations believe in...

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Thornbury: An Opportunity For Innovation

Greg Thornbury on WikiLeaks

The other day—here in Manhattan—leaders from Silicon Valley paid a call to President-elect at Trump Tower. With the notable exception of Peter Thiel, it was a group that had been roundly critical of Mr. Trump. But all of a sudden leaders from Apple, Google, Amazon, and Facebook were all making...

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Thornbury: A Pragmatic Pick

Greg Thornbury

The nomination former ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson for Secretary of State by President Elect Donald Trump caught most political observers off-guard. Some expressed “serious concerns” about the pick, citing Tillerson’s past business ties to Vladimir Putin. Others severely criticized the ex-CEO’s record on abortion and LGBT advocacy issues. There’s so...

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Mohler: Scott Pruitt Ought to Be Confirmed

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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House Republicans Plot Quick Obamacare Repeal

The story also notes “Aides … said Republicans are committed to using what is known as “regular order,” in which legislation is passed through committees instead of being crafted at the last minute behind closed doors” (Washington Examiner).  From Ed Morrissey on Democrats:  Facing perhaps the most daunting election in...

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THR 12/17/16: Hillary Blames Fake News for Her Loss … What’s Next?

Trump chooses General H.R. McMaster for NSA chief

Mike Gallagher talks with former CIA agent Gary Berntsen about the Democrats’ claims that the Russians interfered with the presidential election. Dennis Prager looks at the left’s hysteria over fake news. Hugh Hewitt talks interviews Trump’s soon to be Chief of Staff Reince Priebus about the president-elect’s top priorities once...

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Chen: Repeal And Deliver

Republicans in Washington are committed to repealing Obamacare right away.  What they’ve been less enthusiastic about is putting the same timetable on passing policies that would replace Obamacare with market-oriented reforms. An idea called “repeal and delay” has become quite popular with Republicans.  This would allow them to take a...

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Mohler: “We Don’t Get Religion”

The Executive Editor for the New York Times has made a most amazing revelation. Dean Baquet said: “We don’t get religion.” It was in an interview with Terry Gross on National Public Radio’s “Fresh Air” program. Listen carefully as he explains how they want to change in wake of the...

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Chen: Priority One

As Donald Trump prepares to take office in a few weeks, there’s been much discussion of his top priorities during the first 100 days of his presidency. Some have argued that repeal and replacement of Obamacare should be front and center; others have stressed repeal of Obama-era regulations that have...

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Angela Duckworth’s Book, “Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance”

Angela Duckworth joined the Michael Medved Show to discuss her latest book, “ Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance.” Amazon writes about the book: “In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed—be it parents, students, educators, athletes, or business people—that the secret to outstanding achievement is not...

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DeVos: You Can Kiss Common Core Goodbye

The likely future secretary of education Betsy DeVos said making education great again “means expanding choices and options to give every child the opportunity for a quality education regardless of their zip code or family circumstances. This means letting states set their own standards and finally putting an end to...

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