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Albert Mohler: And What a Year it Was!

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It was the year that Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, and the year that Democrats declared “the Resistance.” The stock market continued to soar and the winds roared—it was the year of three devastating hurricanes.   Neil Gorsuch became the newest justice on the Supreme Court....

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Michael Medved: Trump Deserves Credit For The Strong Economy

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

Why do public opinion surveys show discontent with President Trump’s handling of the economy at a time of record highs in the stock market and record lows in unemployment? The new Gallup Poll gives Trump his highest ratings on the economy, but still shows a clear majority of voters disapproving...

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Albert Mohler: Thoughts And Prayers

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In the wake of tragedy, we are accustomed to hearing calls for “ thoughts and prayers.” We have heard them from prominent political figures, both Democrats and Republicans. But more recently, such calls have drawn harsh criticism from the Left. What does it mean when a political leader says that...

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Jerry Bowyer: On Tax Reform: Businesses Take “Wait and See” Approach

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Republican leaders are now out with their proposal for tax reform. The good news is the plan is pro-growth. It really could get us out of the lurch, giving corporations a mechanism to bring almost 3 trillion dollars home from abroad, and to reinvest that money right here … in America....

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Hugh Hewitt: Swing for the Fences

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and House Speaker Paul Ryan face a very difficult choice as they survey the smoking ruins of their “unified GOP government” after nearly six months in office. They could decide to pivot from health care to racking up small victories and awaiting reinforcements from the...

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Michael Medved: Contrasting Views On Wealth And Poverty

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A Pew Research study shows sharp contrasts between Republicans and Democrats in attitudes toward wealth and poverty. By more than three-to-one, Republicans say hard work, rather than a person’s advantages, explains why people are rich. Among Democrats, only 29 percent agree about the value of hard work, while 60 percent...

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Michael Medved: Different Roles Divide the Party

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As Republicans on Capitol Hill struggle to make progress on healthcare and tax reform, the loudest voices in conservative media rip the GOP’s Congressional leadership for their willingness to compromise on drafting legislation. Actually, Republicans in the House and Senate are doing what they need to do to succeed at...

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Albert Mohler: The Left—Moving Further Left

Handmaid’s Tale

Since the inauguration of President Donald Trump, the Democrats have lost five special elections, most recently in the state of Georgia where they had poured 30 million dollars into Jon Ossoff’s congressional campaign in the 6th district. This is leading to a great deal of reconsideration of party identity and...

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Michael Medved: Putting Personality Above Policy

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Leaders of both political parties and the most prominent voices in media, all make the same mistake that poisons our politics: concentrating on the president’s personality, not his policies. Debates always seem to center on Trump’s character: is he a breath of fresh air who’s appropriately shaking the system, or...

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Lanhee Chen: Karen Handel’s Victory

Tax Reform

Republican Karen Handel’s victory in the special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District will generate a lot of punditry and spin. Democrats will argue that they got a lot closer than they should have in a district that Republican Tom Price, now the Secretary of Health and Human Services, won...

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Hugh Hewitt: Wait Upon The Facts

GOP civil war, blue slips, religious liberty, ISIS, border, DACA, hurricane, Charlottesville, mulligans, troops, fire and fury, nuclear, Maduro, depleted, judiciary, swing for the fences, fighter, Washington, contact sports, Fourth of July, wait upon the facts, Navy, grateful, slaughter, admiral, Congressional Review Act, sea change, Blue Slip, tax reform, EPA

Former FBI director Robert Mueller enjoys deep and wide respect inside and outside of the Beltway, among Republicans, Democrats, and Independents. Of course: Now he’s Special Counsel with unique independence in addition to his formal authority that comes from the Department of Justice’s regulations. For purposes of the investigation into...

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Michael Medved: Stop The Impeachment Daydreams

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Democrats who prattle endlessly about impeaching President Trump are deluding themselves and damaging the country. Not only do they lack convincing evidence of impeachable “high crimes and misdemeanors” but they also possess no understanding of the lessons of history. Only three presidents have ever confronted serious impeachment proceedings: Andrew Johnson,...

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Davenport: Congress Needs to Step Up Its Game

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While everyone was evaluating Donald Trump at 100 days, we also should have been grading Congress.  With significantly lower approval ratings than the president, Congress has done very little. With the same political party controlling the White House and Congress, how can that be?  The answer is that Republicans in...

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Michael Medved: Contrasting Views On Wealth And Poverty

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A Pew Research study shows sharp contrasts between Republicans and Democrats in attitudes toward wealth and poverty. By more than three-to-one, Republicans say hard work, rather than a person’s advantages, explains why people are rich. Among Democrats, only 29 percent agree about the value of hard work, while 60 percent...

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Michael Medved: Dem’s Gloom May Seal Their Doom

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The Democrats used to bill themselves as the party of unshakable optimism with jaunty, confident presidents like FDR or JFK, or the “Man from Hope” himself, Bill Clinton. But a new Pew Research study shows the party of “Happy Days Are Here Again” and “High Hopes” is now the party...

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