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School Shooting Stuns America, Betsy DeVos Responds

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Following the Florida school shooting,  U.S Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, sits in with Hugh Hewitt to discuss what can and should not be done about it. Mike Gallagher invites Byron York, columnist for the Washington Examiner, to share about the ongoing controversy surrounding the Justice Department and Michael Flynn. Bill Kristol, the founder of The Weekly Standard, highlights the cascading crises happening in the Middle East, some involving the U.S, and many involving Israel. Larry Elder showcases the propaganda surrounding North Korea involvment in the Olympics. Dennis Prager defends talk radio hosts from the likes of liberal talk show hosts like Jimmy Kimmel, who believes that almost every talk show hosts are liberal because it requires intelligence. Hugh Hewitt invites media and marketing experts Phil Cooke and Jonathan Bock to discuss their book, The Way Back: How Christians Blew Our Credibility and How We Get It Back. Michael Medved discusses how figure skater Adam Rippon rips into VP Pence just before the Winter Olympic ceremonies began.

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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. Meanwhile, threats loomed in hot spots around the world, and the hottest of all was North Korea.

 

Controversy in U.S. sports centered on who did and who didn’t stand for the national anthem.

 

Harvey Weinstein was toppled in a sex abuse scandal, and was then followed by over 100 others, including a U.S. senator and several congressmen.

 

Those who died in 2017 included Charles Manson, Helmut Kohl, Glenn Campbell, Mary Tyler Moore, David Rockefeller, and R. C. Sproul. Meanwhile, just in the U.S., a new baby was born every 8 seconds.

 

May your house celebrate a happy New Year, in 2018.

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More Heads Roll as Claims of Harassment Continue

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Townhall Review — December 2, 2017

Hugh Hewitt speaks with Congressman Mike Gallagher, former intelligence officer for the Marines, on what to do about North Korea in light of their latest missile launch.  Salem host Mike Gallagher invites Vice President Mike Pence to also discuss the situation with North Korea. Bill Kristol, editor of the Weekly Standard, discusses the latest sexual harassment allegations concerning Matt Lauer, while Michael Medved and Tim Alberta share the news about Congressman John Conyers and Senator Al Franken and how evidence needs to be corroborated before the media publishes anything. Christina Hoff Sommers, author of “The War Against Boys: How Misguided Feminism is Harming our Young Men,” joins Michael Medved to discuss how false allegations and claims can quickly destroy people’s lives. Sean Trende, Senior Elections Analyst at RealClearPolitics, discusses trends in elections and the implications they have in the upcoming Alabama election. Dennis Prager shares how the media, in particular the New York Times, has it out for men.

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Michael Medved: The Nobel Prize Encourages A Dangerous Fantasy

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In another inane choice for the prestigious Nobel Peace Prize, the Norwegian Nobel Committee selected an organization known as ICAN—the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons. The idea of “abolishing” nuclear weapons is absurd, of course: if the world enacted the restrictive treaties proposed by the campaign, then decent, law-abiding nations would be disarmed while rogue states like North Korea and Iran would continue developing the nuclear weapons they might use with impunity.

Similar flawed logic underlies the current gun debate: just as they wish nukes had never been invented, so too many liberals passionately wish that firearms had never been designed or manufactured. But that’s a childish fantasy, since you can’t magically “abolish” a familiar, well-established technology, or prevent destructive forces from accessing it. As with dreams of “abolishing” nuclear weapons, attempts to regulate guns out of existence will leave the bad guys much stronger while the good guys became vastly more vulnerable.

 

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Trump Talks Tough at United Nations

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Townhall Review – September 21, 2017

President Trump gives a speech of a lifetime at the UN General Council. Mike Gallagher invites North Korea expert Gordon Chang on his show to weigh in on Trump’s comments about the dangerous North Korean regime. Dennis Prager also looks at a few of the great moments of President Trump’s speech. Mark Davis invites Michael Anton, senior national security official in the Trump administration, to discuss how diplomatic and economic pressures are being applied to North Korea. Ben Shapiro shares with Michael Medved his disturbing experience while speaking at UC Berkeley. Mark Davis speaks with James Hohmann, a national political correspondent for the Washington Post, about Hillary Clinton’s new book. Jake Tapper, Chief Washington Correspondent for CNN, shares with Michael Medved about what cultural bias that hurts people on the Left. Dennis Prager laments about the breakdown of order which leads to a humanity that can’t figure out what gender actually is.

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Trump Makes a Deal With Dems

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The Townhall Review – September 16, 2017

Michael Medved takes a close look at the 60 Minutes interview between Steve Bannon, the former White House Chief Strategist and executive chairman of Breitbart News, and Charlie Rose of CBS. Mike Gallagher invited former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich on his show to explain the prospect of Trump betraying his own to help fund the recovery efforts, post Hurricane Harvey and Irma. Mark Lilla of Columbia University and author of, “The Once and Future Liberal,” joined Michael Medved to discuss varying political identities and how they can become a way of looking at the world. Guy Benson of Townhall.com turned to David French of the National Review to discuss sexual assault and the abandonment of due process on the college campus. Dennis Prager speaks with Evergreen State College Biology Professor Bret Weinstein about the joke college campuses are making themselves out to be. Ben Shapiro, Founder of the Daily Wire, shares with Mike Gallagher about his upcoming event at Cal Berkley’s chapter of the “Young America’s Foundation.” Michael Medved invites Douglas Murray to answer questions from his new book, “The Strange Death of Europe.” Finally, Hugh Hewitt interviews a special consultant in nuclear security, Jim Talent, about the miniature nuclear warheads that North Korea now processes.

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Michael Medved: Big Events Demand Big—and Cooperative—Responses

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At key turning points in history, dramatic events seem to come together to force cooperation between even the most reluctant partisans. In the face of devastation from Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, for instance, even a brief governmental shutdown would have been unthinkable, so Republicans and Democrats came together to provide disaster relief, to pass a budget, and to raise the debt ceiling.

Meanwhile, the H-bomb explosion by North Korea means that all sides should rally behind the President in his strong economic or military response to the brutal regime in Pyongyang, and to build-up our armed forces.

Finally, there’s the new six-month deadline for so-called “Dreamers”: the prospect of deportation of 800,000 gainfully employed young Americans who’ve been raised since childhood in the US, would do major economic and social damage, so liberals must work with conservatives for meaningful immigration reform and enhanced border security.

Big challenges require big and bi-partisan responses, including better coordination between Congress and the President.

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