Davenport: A Tale Of Two Trumps?

Abraham Lincoln appointed three men who competed against him for the presidency to his cabinet, creating a talented and now famous “team of rivals.”  Donald Trump’s cabinet has its own unusual flavor, creating a kind of dual presidency.  On one hand, Donald Trump himself and appointees like businessman Rex Tillerson...

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THR 1/14/17: Meryl Streep’s Anti-Trump Tirade

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

Michael Medved starts off the show looking at the chaos liberals injected into the Jeff Sessions’ hearing. Hugh Hewitt speaks with Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) about how the rule change with the filibuster carried out by Harry Reid will affect the confirmation of Trump’s nominees. Michael...

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Mohler: Sowell’s Vision

Thomas Sowell—the economist and columnist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University—announced recently that he is retiring. He’s been writing a column since the early 1970s—and when it comes to thinking in terms of worldview Thomas Sowell, has been one of the most significant figures now alive....

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Medved: A Protest Without Purpose

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

Columnist Maureen Dowd has coined a useful description of the left’s hysterical over-reaction to Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration, calling it “Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Determined to protest his presidency before it even begins, a group of activists secured commitments from more than 200,000 women who plan to march on Washington to...

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Mohler: Scott Pruitt

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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Medved: Is Congress Unfairly Dominated by Christians?

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

A recent New York Times headline clearly intended to alarm readers. “The New Congress is 91% Christian,” the newspaper declared. “That’s barely budged since 1961.” Since “the percentage of Christians among the United States population is declining,” the article suggested, it’s inappropriate that the percentage of Christians in Congress remains...

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Torture of Trump Supporter Now Considered a Hate Crime

From the story:  A Fox News analyst noted on Thursday that the teens could face up to 30 years in prison (Townhall).  The White House struggled with the hate crime concept (NTK).  And an investigator said they will “determine whether or not this is sincere or just stupid...

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Davenport: Fear More Federal Deficits

One topic that has pretty much been dropped from the political conversation is the federal debt. Under President Obama, the federal debt has nearly doubled, from around $10 trillion to $20 trillion. Unfortunately, it could grow even more under President Donald Trump. In the campaign, Trump said he loved debt,...

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THR 1/7/17: Obama Fights to Preserve His Legacy

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

Michael Medved demolishes President Barack Obama’s self-professed accomplishments over the course of his failed presidency. Hugh Hewitt talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan about how the Republican Congress will be working with Donald Trump to make America great again. Dennis Prager asks Executive Editor of The Media Line Michael Friedson...

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Mark Davis: Prospects for 2017

With the holiday season behind us and—we feel it—the new year quickly getting started we wonder: what’s in store for 2017? A year is best defined by events in our families, our friendships, our faith and our livelihoods—and not as much by events in the news, even elections. Many of...

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Hewitt: Democrat Party In Free Fall

President Obama gave a so called exit interview to his long-time friend and political advisor David Axelrod which is fascinating. In it President Obama implicitly blasts Secretary Clinton’s campaign strategy and says he would have beaten President-elect Trump. President-elect Trump quickly replied that he didn’t think so. And so we...

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