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Hugh Hewitt: The Court, the Culture and the Meaning of Sex


Back in 1964 Congress passed and LBJ signed the Civil Rights Act.

It was landmark legislation. It hastened the end of dark era of our nation’s history and secured equal access for blacks and women to public facilities and any place of public accommodation.

Title VII of that Act prohibited employment discrimination on the basis of, “race, color, religion, national origin, or sex.”

In our contemporary politics, there’s an effort to redefine and re-load what that word “sex” means. Is it something objective?—grounded in biological realties? Or is it simply what an individual says it is?

ADF—the Alliance Defending Freedom—is fighting a case in Michigan that could soon be before the nation’s highest court based on exactly this: Can we take away an objective grounds of “sex”—“male” and “female”—without an act of Congress?

The stakes in the law and in the culture couldn’t be higher.

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Michael Medved: Dems Deeply Damaged Themselves in Kavanaugh Fight


For three reasons, confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh has been a damaging disaster for Democrats.

First, those Democrats have been indignant in defeat, and America hates sore losers. New talk of impeaching Kavanaugh, or continuing to smear him, only makes the Democrats look extreme and vicious.

Second, the whole Kavanaugh fight united Republicans more than ever before, with even Trump skeptics appreciating his strong defense of a good man and outstanding judge.

Third, the Democrats’ implacable and irrational hysteria toward Kavanaugh shows that Trump’s not the only one to blame for our present polarization.

The president may be rude and crude, but even the most main-stream, polished conservative – like Kavanaugh – will draw the irrational wrath of the apocalyptic left. Republicans learned we can only survive by working together– and fighting back.

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Hugh Hewitt: Brett Kavanaugh and the Shifting Calculus for the 2018 Election


The national scalding of the confirmation proceedings around Judge Brett Kavanaugh has changed the election calculus for many.  We already knew – Democrats told us -that if they took back the House they’d move to impeach President Trump. Now we know courtesy of the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee – New York City’s Jerry Nadler – that he intends hearings going after Brett Kavanaugh if he gets the gavel.

Democrats seeking revenge for 2016’s still unthinkable-to-them defeat of Hillary Clinton are not hiding their agenda. Vote for a Democrat and you are imperiling the magnificent economic boom, the re-armament of America, and the re-stocking of the federal judiciary with judges who are not political actors.  A vote for any Democrat for any House seat is a vote for Nancy Pelosi.

It’s that simple.

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The Kavanaugh Nomination and the New Face of McCarthyism


Townhall Review – October 6, 2018

Dennis Prager takes a close look at life-long liberal Alan Dershowitz’s examination of the Democrat’s conduct during the Kavanaugh confirmation process. Hugh Hewitt talks with Judiciary Committee member John Cornyn about the Kavanaugh FBI investigation. The American Bar Association now says they still support the Kavanaugh nomination regardless of a letter written by ABA President Robert Carlson. Larry Elder comments. Hugh Hewitt asks Senator Joni Ernst if principles, like the presumption of innocence, are now at risk in political discourse. Larry Elder interviews Stephen Moore of the Heritage Foundation about the new trade deal with Canada and Mexico. Ed Martin talks to Adam Andrzejewski about his work showcasing and exposing wasteful government spending at all levels. Mike Gallagher takes issue with Senator Cory Booker’s comment that “it doesn’t matter if Kavanaugh is guilty or innocent.” Joe Walsh talks with Jim Daly of Focus on the Family about Bring Your Bible to School Day.

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