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Hugh Hewitt: Trump the Builder

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President Trump’s opening words of his State of the Union Address were his entire message, “A clear vision, a righteous mission.” The speech was 100 percent pure Trump, because he was first, and remains primarily, a builder: first of towers, then of a television show, then of the most unorthodox campaign in American history, now...

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Hugh Hewitt: Time to Extend the Reid-Rule Reforms

U.S. Senate

Whether the decline began with the sliming of Robert Bork or the segregationist filibusters of civil rights legislation, the modern U.S. Senate has been on a downward spiral for some time. What the Senate needs now is an overhaul of its rules, one that preserves the rights of the minority in...

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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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Hugh Hewitt: A Blockbuster Revelation At The FBI

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The Washington Post recently reported that a former top FBI official, Peter Strzok, who had previously been assigned to and then removed from special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s investigation, had “exchanged politically charged texts disparaging [President] Trump and supporting Democrat Hillary Clinton” and that Strzok was also “a key player...

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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...

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Michael Medved: A Great Movie’s Misleading Message

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The magnificent new Churchill movie, “ Darkest Hour ,” easily counts among the year’s best, but a crucial scene sends a message the real Sir Winston would have hated. In the movie, the Prime Minister wavers over starting peace talks with Hitler, and on the way to a cabinet meeting, he wanders...

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Michael Medved: Trump Deserves Credit For The Strong Economy

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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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Michael Medved: Appropriate Praise For The Trump – McConnell Team

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Some conservatives expressed dismay, and even a sense of betrayal, over the President’s recent press conference with Mitch McConnell, in which Trump praised the Senate Majority Leader for his loyalty and effectiveness. What did Trump have in mind, McConnell’s many right-wing critics seemed to wonder? Very likely, he appreciated the Kentucky Senator’s...

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Albert Mohler: The Acknowledgment Of Evil In The Wake Of Las Vegas Shooting

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President Trump made a very important point in his response to the recent shooting in Las Vegas when he called it an “act of pure evil.” The judgment of evil here, real evil, should be beyond dispute. Evil is a fact, too. The secular worldview cannot use the word with coherence...

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Albert Mohler: An Act Of Pure Evil

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The news from Las Vegas is heartbreaking. A lone killer staked out a position 32 floors above ground and then aimed powerful weapons at a massive crowd gathered for a music festival and then killed himself as police stormed his hotel room. More than 50 people are dead and hundreds...

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Michael Medved: Evangelicals for Trump: A Matter of Self Defense

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The sharpest divisions in politics today aren’t based on race or economic status, but on religion. Last year’s exit polls showed 26 percent who described themselves as Evangelical Christians, and they preferred Donald Trump by a crushing margin of 81 to 16 percent. Among the rest of the electorate—the 74...

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Hugh Hewitt: Time To Secure The Border

U.S. Senate

President Trump has ended DACA and given Congress six months to take action on the issue of illegal immigration. As Congress works to write and pass a bill, they must recognize the moral necessity of building a border wall—a border barrier—a border fence. In July alone, there were 18,000 arrests...

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Hugh Hewitt: An Opportunity After DACA

U.S. Senate

President Trump recently announced that he intends to end President Obama’s executive action called DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which prevents the deportation of persons brought illegally to the United States as children. The Trump Administration will renew DACA permits for the next six months in order to...

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Michael Medved: Unexpected Praise for Trump’s Turnaround

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One of history’s worst natural disasters produced one of the best weeks of Donald Trump’s presidency so far. The chief executive and his administration rose to the challenge of responding to Hurricane Harvey and even his implacable media critics praised his change in attitude. The normally hostile New York Times,...

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