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THR 5/20/17: A Media Storm of Epic Proportions

Philip Rucker of The Washington Post joins the Hugh Hewitt Show to defend the WaPo story alleging that President Trump shared classified information with the Russians. Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse also joins Hugh Hewitt to discuss the allegation that Trump asked disgraced former FBI Director James Comey to end 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: 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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Michael Medved: Jerusalem’s Anniversary: Time to Face the Truth

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This June marks the 50th anniversary of the re-unification of Jerusalem following Israel’s victory in the Six Day War. Many Americans mistakenly believe that only then, in 1967, did Jerusalem become Israel’s capital with a clear Jewish majority. But it has always been the seat of Israel’s parliament; two-thirds of...

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THR 5/6/17: Trump’s Tax Cuts and Spending Plan

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Economist Larry Kudlow praises Trump’s tax plan on the Michael Medved Show. Mike Gallagher and the Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore question whether Trump and the Republicans got steamrolled by the Democrats on the latest budget deal. North Korea expert Gordon Chang talks to Michael Medved about the high tensions on...

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Michael Medved: Democrats Repeat The Same Bad Mistakes

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Amid all the evaluations of the first hundred days of President Trump, what about considering the first hundred days of Democrats as the party of opposition? So far, they’ve shown a destructive tendency to repeat the same mistakes that cost them the election in November. • First, they focus exclusively...

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Michael Medved: France and the Collapse of the Left

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French voters won’t pick a new president until May 7th, but the first round of balloting highlights an important international trend, the dramatic decline of the left: •    The candidate of the ruling Socialists finished a pathetic fifth in France, not coming close to the run-off. •    In the most...

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Michael Medved: Commitment Over Feeling Can Save And Enhance Marriage

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Profound changes in the institution of matrimony go far beyond the push for same-sex marriage. After many years as a clinical psychologist, Dr. Diane Medved notes a shift in marital priorities from commitment to feelings. “Do your duty” has been replaced with “follow your heart.” In response, my wife has...

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Michael Medved: “The Choosing People” of Passover

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As Jewish people around the world celebrate Passover, it’s worth recalling an often-ignored aspect of the Exodus story. The Midrash, a nearly-2,000-year-old collection of elucidations of the Biblical text, suggests most of the Hebrew slaves, despite the miracles around them, felt too fearful to follow Moses out of Egypt. In...

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Michael Medved: Honor The Law, Not Feelings Or Favoritism

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Democrats opposed to the Supreme Court nomination of Neal Gorsuch cite his “legalistic” failure to show consistent favor to “the little guy” against big corporations. But Gorsuch defenders insist that an impartial judge can’t allow emotion to tilt the scales of justice. In this, Gorsuch echoes both his mentor, Justice...

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