THR 1/21/17: Obama Is Out; Trump Is In

Trump chooses General H.R. McMaster for NSA chief

Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator John McCain about Barack Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence for leaking classified information. John Malcolm, Director of the Heritage Foundation’s Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies, also joins Hewitt to discuss the state of the federal courts and how Trump will...

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Mohler: A Miracle of American Democracy

Today marks one of the miracles of American democracy. A new President of the United States will be inaugurated. On the steps of the U.S. Capitol, Donald J. Trump will be sworn in as the nation’s 45th president. Do not miss the majesty of this moment. All Americans should celebrate...

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Media and Democrats Seek to Vilify the Charitable DeVos

She held her own (Weekly Standard).  From Rich Lowry:  The controversy over the nomination of Betsy DeVos as secretary of education has been, if nothing else, clarifying. We now know that working to give poor kids more educational opportunities is considered a disqualifying offense for the Left (RCP).  Media...

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No Pro-Life Women Allowed

The fact that abortion is the central article if not the only article of the feminist creed was made very clear this week in a controversy that erupted about the soon-to-take-place Women’s March on Washington. Alexandra DeSanctis reports in National Review, “The Women’s March on Washington has removed the pro-life...

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Hewitt: Deductions Worth Defending

This is Hugh Hewitt for Townhall.com. In a recent interchange on my radio show, Speaker Paul Ryan declined to debate with me the merits of eliminating or capping the tax deduction on home-mortgage interest. He did it with a chuckle, noting that he and I had crossed verbal swords on...

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Media Swoon Over Obama’s Farewell Address

Michael Medved looks at President Barack Obama’s farewell address in Chicago including his claim that to not combat global warming is to betray the Founding Fathers. Join Michael Medved’s premium content website at MedvedMedhead.com.  

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Puzder: Exactly the Type of Person We Want

It seems like Donald Trump has struck a nerve with liberals.  Some of his senior personnel appointments are causing them to scream bloody murder. But that’s how we know Trump is doing the right thing. Consider, for example, his nomination of CKE Restaurants CEO Andy Puzder as the next U.S....

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Medved: Taxpayers Fund a Murderer’s “Completeness”

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

In an outrageous abuse of the legal system, a convicted murderer serving a life sentence in California has successfully sued the state to get “gender reassignment surgery” costing taxpayers close to $100,000. Shiloh Heavenly Quine was convicted for his role in the brutal 1980 crime spree that included kidnapping, robbery,...

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Democrats Lost Enormous Ground Under Obama

From the story:  Democrats have lost 10 percent of their Senate seats from the 111th Congress, 19 percent of their House seats, and 20 percent of their seats in state legislatures during Obama’s time in office. On top of that, the party has lost more than a third of its...

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Davenport: A Tale Of Two Trumps?

Abraham Lincoln appointed three men who competed against him for the presidency to his cabinet, creating a talented and now famous “team of rivals.”  Donald Trump’s cabinet has its own unusual flavor, creating a kind of dual presidency.  On one hand, Donald Trump himself and appointees like businessman Rex Tillerson...

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THR 1/14/17: Meryl Streep’s Anti-Trump Tirade

Trump chooses General H.R. McMaster for NSA chief

Michael Medved starts off the show looking at the chaos liberals injected into the Jeff Sessions’ hearing. Hugh Hewitt speaks with Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) about how the rule change with the filibuster carried out by Harry Reid will affect the confirmation of Trump’s nominees. Michael...

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Mohler: Sowell’s Vision

Thomas Sowell—the economist and columnist and senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University—announced recently that he is retiring. He’s been writing a column since the early 1970s—and when it comes to thinking in terms of worldview Thomas Sowell, has been one of the most significant figures now alive....

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Medved: A Protest Without Purpose

False charges of anti-Semitism harm any serious effort by President Trump to unify the country

Columnist Maureen Dowd has coined a useful description of the left’s hysterical over-reaction to Donald Trump’s upcoming inauguration, calling it “Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder.” Determined to protest his presidency before it even begins, a group of activists secured commitments from more than 200,000 women who plan to march on Washington to...

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