Mohler: The Challenges of the New Marine Corps

This is Albert Mohler for Townhall.com. The Associated Press recently announced that the Marine Corps is going to try to reach a ratio of 1 to 10 in terms of female to male. On the same day, CNN reported that “the only female officer enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Infantry...

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Chen: As Health Care Costs Keep Rising

I’m Lanhee Chen of the Hoover Institution, for Townhall.com. Health care costs keep rising, and it’s the middle class in America that’s feeling the squeeze. While Obamacare has given coverage to low-income Americas through expansions in government coverage or generous subsidies for private insurance, middle-class families have been left to...

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Thornbury: Phyllis Schlafly’s Legacy

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On Sunday, one of the conservative movement’s most vocal and effective leaders went on to her eternal reward. Phyllis Schlafly, founder of the Eagle Forum and one of the principal boosters of the Reagan Revolution, died at 92. Behind her, she left a legacy of women who championed traditional views...

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Davenport: Why Isn’t Anyone Talking About the National Debt?

In a presidential campaign, it’s amazing that no one is talking about the national debt. Well, actually someone is:  the Congressional Budget Office issued a report this summer and we should be shocked. Here are the top 2 things the nonpartisan CBO concluded: 1)     Deficits are growing because spending—primarily...

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THR 9/3/16: ALT RIGHT, Breitbart and the Republican Party

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Mike Gallagher turns to Donald Trump’s Chief Policy Advisor Sam Clovis to discuss immigration and Trump’s visit to Mexico. Hugh Hewitt speaks with CNN’s Jake Tapper about the continuing problems with Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation. Hewitt continues this line of conversation about the controversial dealings of the Clinton...

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Mohler: Secular Absolutism

Last week, shocking images came streaming from the beaches of France. As Alissa Rubin reported for the New York Times, the photos showed “armed police surrounding Muslim women on beaches and ordering them to remove their modest clothes or leave.” Many mayors on the Mediterranean coast have adopted legislation making...

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Hewitt: The Resentment Election

Throughout American history some elections have been driven by resentment and revenge. 2016 seems to me to be one of those. Only a relatively few voters are marching door to door this year inspired by Hillary Clinton’s or Donald Trump’s personal stories of triumph over long odds or their promises...

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Chen: Bailing On Obamacare

It’s another day, and we have more bad news about Obamacare. Some of the nation’s largest insurers have decided they don’t want to sell insurance on the law’s health insurance exchanges. The latest? Aetna recently announced it would no longer offer plans on Obamacare’s marketplaces in almost all of the...

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Mohler: Challenges Of The New Marine Corps

The Associated Press recently announced that the Marine Corps is going to try to reach a ratio of 1 to 10 in terms of female to male. In the same day, CNN reported that “the only female officer enrolled in the Marine Corps’ Infantry Officer’s Course has dropped out after...

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THR 8/27/16: Trump Makes His Pitch to the Black & Hispanic Communities

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Mike Gallagher speaks with James Toranto of the Wall Street Journal about Donald Trump’s strategy of actively courting the black and Hispanic vote. Michael Medved takes a look at how Trump has been pursuing minority voters and how that could impact his campaign. Hugh Hewitt talks with Tony Perkins, president...

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Mohler: Confusion At The Olympics

The recently-completed Olympic games in Rio raised the question of whether transgender athletes will be permitted to compete in their designated gender category in future games. Diana Nyad, a famous long-distance female swimmer, addressed the issue for NPR. She points to Renee Richards, the most famous of the transgender pioneers...

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Medved: When Politics Trumps Faith, Marriage Suffers

The New York Times Style Section recently ran a report called “Uneasy Bedfellows,” describing marriages that reached the point of dissolution because of arguments concerning Donald Trump. When I discussed the subject on the air, one astute caller noted that none of the couples featured in the story seemed to...

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Mohler: The Value of Human Life

Sometimes the story or image goes right through the mind and into the heart. This was the case last week with the photo of a little boy in Syria. He was covered in blood and debris, sitting in an ambulance—and he became the focus of worldwide conversation. Nicholas Kristof, writing...

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Trump and the Black Vote

The Wall Street Journal’s James Taranto joined the Mike Gallagher Show to discuss Donald Trump’s chances of winning over some of the black vote. Many polls have him winning 0-1% of the black vote, but a recent poll puts that percentage much higher. Will Trump’s new, apologetic and softer tone...

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