Kavanaugh Responds As Senate Weighs Vote

Townhall Review – September 29, 2018

Hugh Hewitt looks at and comments on the Democrat’s last-minute desperate attacks aimed at derailing, if not ending, the nomination of Judge Kavanaugh to the U. S. Supreme Court. Michael Medved’s guest, Yale professor Akhil Reed Amar, tries to answer the question if there is any hope of de-escalating the madness stemming from the unbelievable level of partisan politics. Hugh Hewitt talks to ADF Senior Counsel David Cortman and Atlanta fire chief Kelvin Cochran who was fired from his job because of his belief in traditional marriage. Larry Elder wonders why golf fans, composed mainly of older white males, are so excited and supportive of Tiger Woods and his recent PGA tournament win, when so many claim that racism is rampant. Dennis Prager comments on left-wing extremist’s harassment of Ted Cruz and his wife while they were dining at a restaurant.


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Albert Mohler on Kavanaugh Allegations: When the Truth No Longer Matters

Many of you have been tracking with the allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the president’s nominee to the Supreme court.

A number of voices have said—some even explicitly—that Judge Kavanaugh should step aside even if the allegations are not true, if these events just plausibly could have happened.

If—as a society—we begin to accept that it really doesn’t matter if an allegation is truthful, then we are just going to destroy one another with claim and counterclaim in which the only issue is the effect of the claim, not the truth of the claim.

In fact: Everything does hinge—or should hinge, anyway—on whether or not something did or didn’t happen.

A society that gives up on the objectivity and the knowability of truth and the mandate of truth is a society bent on moral and intellectual suicide.

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Jim Daly: Leave Jack Phillips Alone

Hi this is Jim Daly with Focus on the Family.

You know, a couple of years ago I had lunch with Jack Phillips, the owner of the now famous Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver. I found Jack to be a terrific person—not the controversial character the media has portrayed him to be.

Now Jack’s been under attack because his deeply held religious convictions prevented him from making a cake for a same-sex couple’s wedding. You can agree or disagree with Jack, but the Supreme Court eventually ruled in his favor.

However, that same Human Rights Commission has brought another charge against him, demanding that he now make a cake for a so-called gender transition celebration. I’m sure he was targeted.

Why do good people get beaten down in our culture for what they believe? That’s not the kind of nation we want to live in.

Don’t stick your finger in the other guy’s eye. Let them live their life according to their convictions. 

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Jerry Bowyer: The Child Abuse Crisis in the Catholic Church

The current crisis in the Catholic church demands a very brief history lesson.

In the ancient world, same-sex relations between men and boys was an accepted norm—among the Greeks and among Roman citizens these relations were, even celebrated. Jesus upended that, threatening child abusers with terrible punishments saying that, “It would be better for those men to have a large stone hung around their necks and to be thrown into the sea.”

Christianity ended the cultural acceptance of pedophilia.

But now, 2 thousand years later, a number of leaders who claim to act serve in Jesus name are in a scandal over exactly this.

It’s time to go back to the words of Jesus, to provide no hindrance for the children as they look to come to Him.

That will take repentance. And—only after that—a restoration of trust.

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Accusations Against Kavanaugh and Prospects for Confirmation

Townhall Review – September 22, 2018

As the Democrats launch a last-minute effort to derail the Kavanaugh confirmation, Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator Grassley about the possible testimony of Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Ford. Mike Gallagher and Ed Morrissey examine the latest details. Hugh Hewitt solicits the opinion of Congresswoman Martha McSally of Arizona on the hearing and talks about the congresswoman’s campaign for the U.S. Senate. Michael Medved looks at Seattle’s rampant homelessness and the direction Seattle’s government is heading to address the problem. Mike Gallagher looks at job growth among the “underclass” with Alfredo Ortiz, President of the Job Creators Network. Hugh Hewitt talks with Bob Woodward about his new book, Fear on the Trump Administration. Michael Medved talks with journalist James Robbins about his new book, Erasing America: Losing our Future by Destroying our Past. Larry Elder reacts to a leaked video of a Google “all-hands” meeting shortly after President Trump’s election victory.

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