Mohler: The True History Of The Holiday

This is Albert Mohler for Townhall.com. As Americans prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving Day, it’s a good time to be reminded about the true history of the holiday. Perhaps we should not be surprised that in an increasingly secular America, there’s confusion about the origins of Thanksgiving. Some kids are now...

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LaBerge: An Opportunity In The Holidays

This is Carmen LaBerge of “The Reconnect” for Townhall.com In the wake of the 2016 election, I think it’s time to talk with people instead of about them. Across the country, divisiveness deepens as protestors denounce President-elect Donald Trump. Universities are creating “safe spaces” for people to gather with those just...

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U.S. Education Secretary Confuses Spanking with Violence

In his call for schools to stop paddling.  He also claims paddling is “often disproportionately applied to students of color and students with disabilities.”  The story later uses this twisted sentence to make their point: African-American children in a few southern school districts [are] about 50% more likely than white...

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Media Attacks Sessions with Past Allegations

CNN warns us “old allegations of racism against the Alabama Republican are sure to haunt him.”  Funny to see them fulfilling their own prophesy (CNN).  Byron York says of Democrats: “…as they oppose Trump at nearly every turn, they’ve turned to race again” (Washington Examiner).   From the Weekly Standard: ...

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Davenport: Trump’s Forgotten Man

In his first tweet as president-elect, Donald Trump echoed a theme from his campaign, promising that “the forgotten man and woman will never be forgotten again.” Funny, but in one of his first radio addresses to the nation in 1932, President Franklin Roosevelt introduced us to “the forgotten man.”  His...

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THR 11/19/16: The Unflappable Trump and His Cabinet Picks

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

After Donald Trump’s win, he sat down with Leslie Stahl on 60 Minutes for a wide-ranging interview covering his reaction to Election night, his Twitter account, and the call that he received from Bill Clinton. Michael Medved plays clips from the interview and provides analysis. Trump is in the process...

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Chen: A Repudiation Election

Last week’s elections can be viewed as many things: The victory of the outsider over the establishment; an expression of continued economic anxiety; or a statement of frustration about “business as usual” in Washington, D.C. Above all, we should see the election results as a repudiation of the Obama policy...

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Hewitt: The Prospect of a “Constitution Spring”

Long-time residents of California know what the aftermath of a major quake is like. Even those completely uninjured are jittery for weeks. So it is with political earthquakes too and the election of Donald Trump was a 7.0 and everyone is twitchy. Lots of Americans are worried now that the...

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Medved: The Priebus Pick

Donald Trump’s selection of a new chief of staff seems to follow recommendations from the only book that tells the full story of all presidents and their top aides.  I’m partial to “The Shadow Presidents” because I wrote it, and urged: Number one, that a successful chief of staff must...

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Hugh Ross: “Improbable Planet: How Earth Became Humanity’s Home”

Hugh Ross, astrophysicist and president of Reasons to Believe, joined the Dennis Prager to discuss his latest book “ Improbable Planet: How Earth Became Humanity’s Home.” The Amazon description of Ross’s book: “Most of us remember the basics from science classes about how Earth came to be the only known planet that sustains complex life. But...

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Trump’s Strong Performance on 60 Minutes

Donald Trump appeared on 60 Minutes with Leslie Stahl to talk about his election win, his calls from Bill and Hillary Clinton, some of the protestors who are upset with his victory, his agenda for when he takes office, whether his Twitter account will remain active as president, and whether...

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Mohler: A Repudiation Of The Elites

In a stunning reversal of political expectation, Donald Trump has been elected the 45th President of the United States. This election was a repudiation of the elites in both political parties. It’s easy to understand the repudiation of the Democratic Party elites. It’s hard to imagine how anyone could better...

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Dinesh D’Souza on Whether Trump Should Pursue Hillary’s Ethical Problems

Filmmaker and author Dinesh D’Souza joined the Mike Gallagher Show to discuss Donald Trump’s win and whether President Trump should use the powers of the executive branch to look into Hillary Clinton’s ethical dilemmas regarding her e-mail server and the Clinton Foundation. The conversation shifts to D’Souza’s view on the best way to kick off...

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Mohler: Pageant Of American Democracy

The pageant of American democracy was on full display in the concessions statements delivered by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and President Obama. Democracy requires certain habits of government and habits of democracy that allow us to understand how the peaceful transfer of power can take place. We’re looking...

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