Medved: Hillary’s Dubious Popular Vote Victory

This is Michael Medved for Townhall.com. Defeated, desperate Democrats try to console themselves by emphasizing that Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by more than 1.5 million, but this fact hardly suggests a national preference for liberal policies or personalities. Hillary’s advantage was based entirely on a single state, which...

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THR 11/26/16: The True Story of the Pilgrims and Thanksgiving

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This special edition of the Townhall Review features Michael Medved telling the compelling story of the Pilgrims: why they left Europe, how they made their way across the ocean, and how they fought to survive in the New World while preserving their religious devotion to God.

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Nikki Haley Chosen as Ambassador to UN

Once again, Trump shows he is willing to reach out to someone who formerly blistered him.  The current South Carolina governor said “I was moved to accept this new assignment for two reasons. The first is a sense of duty. When the President believes you have a major contribution to make...

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Mohler: A Thankful People

This is Albert Mohler for Townhall.com. In the year 1620, the brave souls known to us as the Pilgrims reached the shores of North America. They were fleeing persecution and seeking a land where they could worship God freely. In the words of their chronicler, “they had now no friends...

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Some STILL Hold Out Hope for Hillary

This CNN story looks at a call for a recount (CNN).  Over at the Huffington Post, the hysteria is amped up (Huffington Post).  The media is still upset over the electoral college (ABC News).  Charles Rangel is working to abolish it (Rangel).  Meanwhile, from George Will on the...

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A Green Wave Swept The Country On Election Day

With the exception of Arizona, every state that had a measure to legalize recreational marijuana on the ballot passed it. Michael Medved asks if this is something that should be celebrated by Republicans. Isn’t it strange that the mainstream media does not allow ads for strong alcohol or tobacco, but...

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LA Times: Trump Will Destroy All Mankind

Not just the US.  Not just any group of people.  ALL OF US.  The editorial board of the Times may have topped all paranoia with this climate change fear mongering.  They are going to be fun for the next four years.   LA Times

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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

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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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