Tag Archives: pandemic

A Triumph for Peace


Townhall Review – September 19, 2020

Hugh Hewitt and National Security Advisor Robert C. O’Brien talk about the diplomatic agreement just signed between Israel, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain.

Hugh Hewitt talks with retired Admiral James Stavridis talk about the strategic gains resulting from the agreement between Israel, the UAE, and Bahrain.

Larry Elder talks about the two Los Angeles County Sheriff deputies that were ambushed while sitting in their patrol car in Compton, California.

Seth Liebsohn and Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine Graduate School of Public Policy, look back at the 9/11 terrorist attack as witnessed by Pete, who was in New York City on that tragic day.

Sebastian Gorka talks with Peter Schweizer about his movie project about the Bidens, “Riding the Dragon.”

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with Johan Norberg, Swedish author, about Sweden’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dennis Prager talks with former White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee-Sanders about her experience inside the Trump White House and her book, “Speaking for Myself: Faith, Freedom and the Fight of our Lives Inside the Trump White House.”

Dennis Prager talks with Jim Daly, President of Focus on the Family, about their upcoming event in New York City’s Times Square to stand up for the unborn.

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Bowyer: Pro-Growth Policies Bring Record Recovery in Unemployment Rate


During the worst of the shutdown of our nation’s economy at the front end of the pandemic, America’s elite media outlets were quick to tell us about the largest increase in unemployment in American history.

But they seem far less interested in telling us about the largest decrease in unemployment ever recorded since the recovery has begun.

As of this week the unemployment rate has dropped from a peak of almost 15 percent to about 8 ½ percent. That puts unemployment at levels which we saw during most of Obama’s first term. After the great recession of 2007-2009, it took three years for the labor markets to bounce back to the levels we see now—only three months into a recovery from the pandemic.

Policy matters, and pro-growth policies make a country much more resilient—even in the face of horrendous setbacks.

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Albert Mohler: COVID-19 and the American Family

The COVID-19 pandemic has done a lot to reveal the importance of the family.

Over these past five months we’ve seen a fascinating and revealing debate about the education of our children—with new conversations about public and private schooling, and of course new attention paid to homeschooling.

We’re seeing a lot of talk as well about justice and equality, about the role of parents and the structure of families.

This revealing headline recently appeared in the New York Times: “Every Choice for Parents Contains Potential Risks or Unfair Advantages.”

Claire Cain Miller writes, “It’s the newest front in America’s parenting wars,”—and you can count on the fact now that parents are getting judged and criticized as she says, “on message boards and in backyard meetups and virtual PTA meetings.”

But our pandemic has served to reveal that there is no structure, no program, no government intervention that can ever replace a functioning intact family with a mom and a dad.

Family provides benefit.

For that we should be grateful—and not ashamed—and not ashamed to say it.

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President Trump Talks Election, Spygate and Debates

Townhall Review – August 15, 2020

Hugh Hewitt talks with President Donald Trump about the possibility of a late Supreme Court vacancy.

Seth Liebsohn looks at Joe Biden’s pick for Vice President, Senator Kamala Harris.

Hugh Hewitt talks with President Donald Trump about his relationship with Russia.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson about his role in trying to get James Comey, among others, to testify on their role in spying on Donald Trump.

Sebastian Gorka and U.S. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Ben Carson talk about how to keep unemployed families in their homes.

Dennis Prager looks at what he calls the damage and the idiocy of the lockdowns due to the pandemic.

Hugh Hewitt talks with President Donald Trump about the rebounding economy as something he’ll be able to take with him into the debates with Democrat Joe Biden.

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Violent Unrest and Coronavirus Concerns as Election Day Approaches


Townhall Review – July 25, 2020

Hugh Hewitt talks with NBC Correspondent Steve Kornacki about the COVID-19 effect on the 2020 Presidential Campaign.

Sebastian Gorka and Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Ken Cuccinelli talk about the makings of a real revolution going on today in some major American cities.

Mark Davis and Dr. (Admiral) Brett Giroir, Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, talk about how we are doing as a country to get ourselves free of the pandemic.

Sebastian Gorka turns to Victor Davis Hanson, Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, about the cultural revolution.

Kevin McCullough and Lanhee Chen talk about getting our kids back to school.

Steve Cortes talks with Steven Mosher, President of the Population Research Center, about China’s responsibility for the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dennis Prager and Bjorn Lomborg talk about global warming and his book, “False Alarm.”

Larry Elder looks at news coverage of local black police officers in the cities of Portland and Minneapolis.

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Joe Biden Is His Own Worst Enemy


Townhall Review – May 30, 2020

Hugh Hewitt and Byron York, of the Washington Examiner, talk about Joe Biden’s latest gaffe that might have hurt him with a voting block that most see as solidly Democrat.

Larry Elder talks about Joe Biden’s latest slip up that some say he simply said what other Democrats have been saying for some time.

Dennis Prager talks with Eric Eggers, research director at the Government Accountability Institute, about the Democrats push for all mail-in balloting.

Sebastian Gorka and Hogan Gidley, White House Deputy Press Secretary, talk about the post-pandemic economy.

Kevin McCullough talks with David Marcus, writer for The Federalist, about New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s heavy-handed lockdown.

Dennis Prager and investigative journalist Abigail Shrier talk about Connecticut girl track stars who are seeing their dreams crushed by boys who compete as girls.

Mike Gallagher reacts to the death of George Floyd, who died at the hands of a Minneapolis police officer.

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Jerry Bowyer: The Church and State in a Time of Pandemic

Should churches defy state shutdown orders in order to gather in person yet again?

This question goes to the heart of both America’s founding principles and the core convictions of Christianity. The early American position was strongly influenced by the Bible—and a disposition “to be subject to the governing authorities.”

But sometimes the state becomes tyrannical and forbids what God commands. What then? We reason with them, we exercise patience, we appeal to other authorities—as Paul appealed to Caesar.

When all other options have been exhausted, then we respectfully disobey.

The evangelical pastor John MacArthur recently quoted the Puritan Richard Baxter, “where he says, ‘If the magistrate, asks you to refrain from meeting because of a pestilence, you do not meet. On the other hand, if the magistrate tries to force you not to meet because of persecution of Christianity, you meet anyway.’”

That’s wisdom.

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