Democrats Are Playing Politics With National Security

Senator Tom Cotton joined Hugh Hewitt to discuss defense spending. He argued that when it comes to defense, strategy should decide the budget as opposed to budget deciding the strategy. Countries around the world are eager for the U.S. to increase their leadership, but if the U.S. won’t step up,...

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Obama’s Ability to Say Nothing (But Say It Very Well) Is Unparalleled

In his speech to the United Nations, President Obama praises the UN for providing an international order of rules and norms that “has underwritten unparalleled advances in human liberty and prosperity.” Dennis Prager asks, can he name one? “The advances in human liberty have taken place overwhelmingly thanks to the...

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Shakira Sings “Imagine” for Pope, Clueless Media Misses the Problem

The pop singer performed one of the most anti-Christian songs ever written, one that touts a perfect world where nobody believes in God (Billboard).  Several media outlets reacted with praise for her choice.  Singing at the U.N. in front of the Pope, she dedicated a song that takes away all hope...

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Hewitt: Enormous Interest in Election 2016

As the race for the Republican presidential nomination continues, I now see four types of GOP primary voters, and not all of them are conservatives … or even Republicans. There are the “True Believers,” to use Eric Hoffer’s term, and they have picked a candidate and are sticking to him...

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Fiorina: I Hope The House Will Select A Leader Who Will Get Things Done

Carly Fiorina joined Hugh Hewitt to discuss the departure of John Boehner: “I applaud Boehner for his service to his nation. I hope the House will select a conservative leaders who will actually get some things done... But I also think ultimately real change will not come...

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UN: Fighting Carbon Emissions Instead Of The Islamic State

Dennis Prager decries the moral compass of the United Nations: “You stand in front of these people who were tortured and raped and tell them, ‘I’m sorry, I didn’t have time for you because I was too busy fighting big oil companies.’” Join Dennis Prager’s premium content website at Pragertopia.com...

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Pope Never Mentions Abortion By Name In Speech To Congress

Dennis Prager takes issue with Pope Francis’ stance on the death penalty as expressed in his speech to Congress. He points out that “it is instructive that the pope did speak about the death penalty at length, but never mentioned abortion by name... the only example he...

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Pope Gets Good and Bad Reaction

But, oddly, never mentions Jesus (Federalist). From Dr. Albert Mohler: You can’t claim to bear witness to Christ and not mention his name (Twitter). Highlights (Townhall). According to Reuters, the Pope also indicated “people who manufacture weapons or invest in weapons industries are hypocrites if they call themselves...

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Brooks: Conservatives Who Care

A recent poll from Gallup showed that three out of four Americans are dissatisfied with the United States. Yes, you heard me right—three quarters of our fellow citizens. The basic bargain in America is supposed to be that no matter where you start out, if you work hard and play...

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Scott Walker’s Departure Demonstrates Patriotic Grace

media, Gorsuch, Trump chooses General H.R. McMaster for NSA chief

Governor Scott Walker dropped out of the presidential race. Why? And was it a good move? Hugh Hewitt speaks with Fox News political reporter Chris Stirewalt. Why are Republican voters furious? Hewitt talks to pollster Frank Luntz. Jonathan Last of the Weekly Standard explains how many of Pope Francis’ comments...

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New Film “Captive” Is A Message Of Faith And Hope

Hugh Hewitt interviews the producer of the just-released film, Captive, starring David Oyelowo and Kate Mara. From the film’s website : CAPTIVE, based on a miraculous true story that drew the attention of the entire nation, is a thrilling drama about the spiritual collision of two broken lives. When Brian Nichols –...

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Paradise Lost in Crimea: How Russia Is Paying for the Annexation

Vice President of the American Foreign Policy Council Ilan Berman joined Bill Bennett to talk about Russia’s military escalation in Syria. Berman also shares that Russia’s seizure of the Crimea has not been a success because it costs them about $10 billion a year to maintain it. Read about it...

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Medved: Suicidal Strategies Lead to Self-Destruction

Shutting down the government to score political points isn’t illegal or immoral, but it’s a suicidal strategy when failure is guaranteed. As Senator Kelly Ayotte points out, even if all 54 Republican Senators vote to defund Planned Parenthood, they’d still need 13 Democrats to side with them to overcome the...

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