Medved: Too Late For President Paul D. Ryan?

With just three months till the Iowa Caucuses, experts cite the real possibility that the GOP convention in Cleveland won’t be decided on the first ballot, creating a fluid, unpredictable situation. Most of the delegates—60 percent—will be selected proportionally; only 40 percent will be awarded on a winner-take-all basis. That...

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THR 11/14/15: Marco Rubio Smacks Rand Paul’s Isolationism

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After the most important clips from the latest GOP debate, Larry Elder challenged the merits of the minimum wage. Dennis Prager discussed the GOP victory in Kentucky and the difficulty of polling with John Fund of the American Spectator. Bill Bennett spoke with Pastor Ed Young about a bill that...

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Medved: A Proud Parade of Political Pros

Widespread public disgust with petty bickering and corruption in Washington has led to popular preference for an “outsider candidate” for president, not a professional politician. Americans long for another Lincoln—someone who’s wise and idealistic—and untainted by political machinations. The only problem is that the real Lincoln was a proud professional...

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Medved: The Presidency: No Laughing Matter

Donald Trump’s appearance as host of Saturday Night Live generated big ratings, but did it help his pursuit of the presidency? If you believe his top priority must be to convince the public that he’s serious about the world’s biggest job, the answer is that SNL probably hurt more than...

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Mohler: In Defense of Christendom

Bret Stephens recently wrote a very courageous and important article in the Wall Street Journal entitled “In Defense of Christendom.” In it, he explains that “the death of Europe is in sight.” Europeans hold shallow beliefs shallowly and “no longer believe in are the things from which their beliefs spring:...

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Missouri President Resigns, Protest Becomes Controversial

More on the resignation (USA Today). The protestors have other demands (ABC News). School officials were part of a rather hostile group. From the story: One school administrator, identified as Janna Basler, the school’s director of Greek life and leadership, is seen on the video confronting Tai. When he asks...

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Are Europeans Acting Like Neo-Nazis?

Immigrants from the Middle East are flooding into Europe looking for sanctuary. Germany’s Prime Minister is welcoming hundreds of thousands of them into her country, but many Germans and other countries oppose the plan. Ian Bremmer, the president of the Eurasia Group, joined Bill Bennett on his show Monday to...

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Thornbury: A Revealing News Story at the U.N.

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Few Americans keep up with the arcane politics of the United Nations. So it shouldn’t surprise us that the disposition of membership applications to the U.N.’s Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Affairs went underreported recently. But it’s actually a very revealing news story. Here’s why: The state...

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Hewitt: A New Speaker Determined to Sell Ideas

Last week the new Speaker of the House joined my program for his first radio interview since becoming Speaker of the House. Speaker Ryan promised a much-needed, night-and-day change for the chamber, one that foreshadows crucial differences in the way Congress will operate: Clip: “Look, I see the whole shooting...

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THR 11/7/15: Ted Cruz Unveils His Flat Tax Plan

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Ted Cruz unveiled his tax plan that includes a flat tax. He discussed the details on the Hugh Hewitt Show. Carly Fiorina tackled the issue of immigration with Bill Bennett. Michael Medved talked about the election season with columnist Peggy Noonan. The new Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan, sat...

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Medved: “Bridge of Spies” Provides Missing Context

Steven Spielberg’s remarkable, refreshing historical epic “Bridge of Spies” provides crucial context missing from most movies about the Cold War era. Those prior films emphasize anti-Communist hysteria in America, without showing the tyrannical excesses of the Soviet system that inspired our fears. “Bridge of Spies” is different: Tom Hanks plays...

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Mohler: Not Nearly Good Enough

A surprising announcement recently came from the Communist Party in China, indicating that the party’s leadership will rescind the nation’s infamous one child only policy and replace it with, what’s in effect, a two-child policy. Adam Taylor in the Washington Post explains, “The decision appears to have been driven by...

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Researchers: Mini Ice Age Coming

In about 15 years (Express). At the same time, environmentalists want you to ignore the growing Antarctic ice and fear their doomsday projections instead (USA Today). Global warming is a big business pretending to be all heart (Daily Caller).

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