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Violent Protestors Breach the Capitol


Townhall Review for January 9, 2021

Hugh Hewitt talks with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton about the protest near the Capitol that turned into a riot.

Hugh Hewitt and former Missouri Senator Jim Talent talk about what caused the violent protest at the Capitol building.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Eliana Johnson, of the Washington Free Beacon, about the Democrat agenda now that they control Congress and the White House.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallagher about what happened in the Senate run off race in Georgia.

Seth Leibsohn and Dr. Donald Siegel, author of the article titled “Pandemic Response is Our Vietnam”, talk about the way government uses statistics to keep us engaged.

Kevin McCullough talks with Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about the pandemic’s effects and healthcare.

Charlie Kirk talks about Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and the “fudging” of her resume and other tales.

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Owen Strachan: A Republican Agenda for the Future

The recent unveiling of the Republican agenda for a second term gave much encouragement to many who need it. Defeat COVID; create jobs; disentangle from China; provide school choice; teach American exceptionalism unapologetically; defend the police as an institution; oppose human trafficking—these and other measures offer sanity, flourishing, and hope to an embattled country.

No agenda can cover every issue. Two outstanding issues need platforming, however: religious liberty and abortion. The Trump administration has taken stands on both of these momentous matters and to good effect. In days ahead, though, supporters of religious liberty and the unerasable humanity of the unborn need more support, not less.

Religious liberty, after all, is for this gloriously free society the first freedom. Among other righteous ends, it enables a diverse coalition of many voices to speak on behalf of the unborn until the murderous abomination of abortion is a distant memory.

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Jerry Bowyer: A Necessary Fix On Tax Reform

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The Senate version of tax reform has a hidden problem which needs to be addressed. It would greatly increase the tax burden on companies which are in debt. When a company expands operations, by say, building a factory, they usually borrow money to do it.

The tax code has always allowed business to take the cost of that borrowing into account when they calculate their profit for the sensible reason that it is a cost of doing business. Tax reform is cutting that back, and the Senate version is cutting it back severely, especially for companies that own a lot of heavy equipment such as miners and manufacturers, exactly the type of companies that we’re trying to revive as part of the Trump growth agenda.

If we get this wrong, during the next downturn, we may well see an epidemic of high growth and heavy equipment companies driven into bankruptcy by their inability to pay their old debt and their new taxes on it at the same time.

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