Tag Archives: pandemic

Democrats’ $1.9 Trillion Spending Nightmare


Townhall Review for February 27, 2021

Hugh Hewitt talks with Texas Senator Ted Cruz about the Democrats $1.9 trillion dollar so-called relief package.

Bob Frantz and Jerry Bowyer talk about the COVID-19 relief package.

Hugh Hewitt talks with columnist Selena Zito about Joe Biden working to enact what he calls “common sense gun laws.”

Larry Elder talks about Jodi Shaw, a recent graduate and staffer at Smith College in Pine Grove MA about how being white caused her to resign.

Mike Gallagher talks about Naomi Wolf, liberal feminist author, who is speaking out against the alarmingly heavy-handed moved of the current administration.

Seth Leibsohn and David Harsanyi, of National Review, talk about the impact the pandemic restrictions have had on Americans.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Texas Senator Ted Cruz about the media fixation regarding his family trip to Cancun during the once-in-a-lifetime winter storm in Texas.

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Ed Morrissey: Governor Cuomo’s Deadly COVID Secret Exposed

Few politicians have received the level of adulation of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo over the course of this pandemic. National media painted him as a hero, Hollywood gave him an Emmy for his press conferences, and his publisher released Cuomo’s self-congratulatory book hailing his own leadership. All of this idolization deliberately distracted from a deadly secret: Cuomo’s policy forcing nursing homes to admit COVID-19 positive patients resulted in thousands of deaths, and Cuomo’s administration hid it for months to avoid potential prosecution.

Now that this secret has been exposed, the New York legislature has no choice but to demand accountability from Governor Cuomo. Thousands of elderly New Yorkers died as a result Cuomo’s policies—his own top aide has admitted as much. Legacy media outlets should also be held accountable. They lionized Cuomo even while questions about this policy and its deadly effects were being asked.

The nation should demand more from our public servants than entertainment awards and deception.

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Carol Platt Liebau : A Plea for Fairness

When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail. With no new ideas to address poverty in the wake of the pandemic, left wing politicians are once again calling for tax increases, claiming it’s a matter of “fairness.”

Where were these “pro-fairness” legislators last year, when it was fine to shop at Costco or Wal-Mart, but small businesses were shuttered.

And what about the injustice to our children? Many students haven’t been inside a classroom for almost a year. It’s estimated that existing achievement gaps will be worsened by 15-20 percent because of school shutdowns.

Virtually every major policy chosen to address the pandemic has only empowered government and weakened the individual rights of Americans.

It’s ironic that under the guise of “fairness,” politicians would seek to advance measures that will only expand government still further.

Truly, that’s not fair.

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Violent Protestors Breach the Capitol


Townhall Review for January 9, 2021

Hugh Hewitt talks with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton about the protest near the Capitol that turned into a riot.

Hugh Hewitt and former Missouri Senator Jim Talent talk about what caused the violent protest at the Capitol building.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Eliana Johnson, of the Washington Free Beacon, about the Democrat agenda now that they control Congress and the White House.

Hugh Hewitt talks with Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallagher about what happened in the Senate run off race in Georgia.

Seth Leibsohn and Dr. Donald Siegel, author of the article titled “Pandemic Response is Our Vietnam”, talk about the way government uses statistics to keep us engaged.

Kevin McCullough talks with Dr. Ben Carson, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, about the pandemic’s effects and healthcare.

Charlie Kirk talks about Vice President-elect Kamala Harris and the “fudging” of her resume and other tales.

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Lanhee Chen: “Dysfunctional” Doesn’t Adequately Describe the Golden State

Want to know how dysfunctional things have gotten in California?

Senator Dianne Feinstein applied for unemployment insurance.

Well, not exactly. It was a fraudster—a former employee at California’s Employment Development Department, which administers the state’s unemployment insurance program posing as Feinstein—who bilked taxpayers for over $200,000 in benefits that were targeted at gig workers, independent contractors, and others who’ve been out of work because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

And this isn’t an isolated incident. Additional examples of fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in California are plentiful. And, unfortunately, it’s those who most need the aid during the recent economic slowdown who have been hurt the worst because Governor Gavin Newsom and his cronies have been asleep at the switch.

Sometime, California voters will say, “enough is enough” with the incompetence, arrogance, and hypocrisy that has marked one-party rule in the state.

Let’s hope that “sometime” is soon.

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Georgia Special Election That Will Determine Control of Senate Just Weeks Away


Townhall Review for December 26, 2020

Hugh Hewitt talks with John Harris, co-founder of Politico, about the Georgia Senator runoff race and comments made by Democrat candidate Raphael Warnock.

Hugh Hewitt and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich talk about President Trump’s reluctance to concede the race and what comes next for the GOP.

Hugh Hewitt talks with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie about his presidential ambitions and how he helped President Trump prepare for the debates.

Hugh Hewitt and columnist Selena Zito talk about how government reaction to the pandemic has destroyed lives and businesses.

Charlie Kirk talks with self-proclaimed liberal James Lindsay and Sean Davis, of The Federalist, about big tech censorship.

Dennis Prager talks with Peter Wood, president of the National Association of Scholars, about his book, “1620: A Critical Response to the 1619 Project.”

Trish Regan and businessman Andy Puzder talk about the economy under President Trump.

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A Dead Nuclear Scientist, A Dangerous Iran and a New Administration


Townhall Review – December 5, 2020

Dennis Prager examines reports that Iran’s top nuclear scientist was assassinated and who was responsible.

Hugh Hewitt talks with retired Admiral James Stavridis about who President-elect Biden will pick as his Secretary of Defense.

Hugh Hewitt and Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallagher talk about future of relations with Iran under the new administration.

Dan Proft and Amy Jacobson talk with Daniel Turner, of Power the Future, about U.S. energy policy under the new Biden administration and John Kerry as special presidential envoy for climate.

Larry Elder looks at the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact on the election and a short-lived research paper from Johns Hopkins.

Dennis Prager talks with Dr. Beau Briese, an emergency room physician in Houston, about the pandemic’s impact on Houston hospitals.

Dennis Prager and Shelby Steele, of the Hoover Institution, talk about his recently produced documentary, “What Killed Michael Brown?

Mike Gallagher talks about the pandemic leadership of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

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