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Lanhee Chen: Time To Deliver

deliver, America leads,

It can be tempting to try to draw far-reaching conclusions about the 2018 midterm elections from the special election results in Georgia’s 6th congressional district, where Democrat Jon Ossoff came close to winning the 50 percent of the vote he needed to capture the longtime conservative seat. But those midterms...

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Hugh Hewitt: End The “Blue Slip” Tradition

Blue Slip, tax reform, EPA

The appointment of Justice Neil Gorsuch to the United States Supreme Court was President Trump’s greatest achievement in his first 100 days in office. Now there are 20 vacancies on the federal circuit courts of appeals and hundreds on the district and special courts, but a huge obstacle stands in...

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Lanhee Chen: When America Leads

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Last week, the Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad likely launched a chemical weapons attack that killed over seventy of his own people and injured many others. Assad is guilty of many heinous acts against the Syrian people, which together have triggered one of the great refugee and humanitarian crises in modern...

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Albert Mohler: Syria Crosses The Red Line

Turkey, Coptic, Easter, Syrian Attack, California, Gorsuch is qualified, Alito Warns Us, Schumer's Deceit. Black Robe

The U.S. sent an unmistakable signal Thursday night—and it was sent late, and it was sent in the form of 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired from two U.S. Navy destroyers in the Mediterranean sea. They were fired at the very same Syrian air base from which it is now believed...

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Hugh Hewitt: A New Day At EPA

Blue Slip, tax reform, EPA

President Trump’s new EPA administrator, Scott Pruitt, is bringing the rule of law back to the Environmental Protection Agency. The core mission of the EPA is very important. There are air and water quality issues that cross state lines. But the previous administration reimagined its authority under the Clean Air...

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Hillary: Women are Needed for Peace

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But she didn’t specify if the person must be born a woman. Can Trump declare himself a woman during negotiations?  What if he negotiates like a woman? Hillary claims “when women are included in peace negotiations, agreements are less likely to fail and more likely to last…We also know that...

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Michael Medved: No Quick Fix On Health Care

France, marriage, Passover, happiness, health care, favoritism

President Trump and Speaker Ryan failed to notch a GOP victory by repealing and replacing Obamacare, but the defeat did highlight an important conservative principle. Conservatism has always emphasized incremental, pragmatic change, based on the will of a majority; it’s progressives who favor sweeping, radical, top-down decrees that ignore the...

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Hugh Hewitt: After Healthcare

Blue Slip, tax reform, EPA

The pulling of the GOP health-care bill last week was a big loss. But, President Trump had very good reason to shake off the rebuff from the Freedom Caucus, and he was loyal to House Speaker Paul D. Ryan, as was Ryan to Trump. That bodes well for the party...

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Trump: Pass AHCA Or I’m Moving On

From the story:  President Trump delivered an ultimatum to House Republicans on Thursday night: Vote to approve the measure to overhaul the nation’s health-care system on the House floor Friday, or reject it and the president will move on to his other legislative priorities (Washington Post). The senate is apparently...

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The Black Robe

Turkey, Coptic, Easter, Syrian Attack, California, Gorsuch is qualified, Alito Warns Us, Schumer's Deceit. Black Robe

The nation is now engaged in a one of our most important democratic traditions: namely, the confirmation hearings for a Supreme Court justice. In this case, for Judge Neil Gorsuch, the first nominee of President Donald Trump. One of the most important observations came from Senator Ben Sasse of Nebraska....

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David Davenport: Trump’s Budget Asks: What Should Government Do?

Trump, international law, rugged individualism, economic freedom

President Donald Trump’s first budget proposes some big changes. A much higher commitment to national defense is at the top of the list and, in order to fund that, less foreign aid, government regulation, and federal subsidies for research and the arts. What Trump is doing is returning to the...

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Lanhee Chen: A Choice

deliver, America leads,

Liberals and many voices in elite media have touted the recent Congressional Budget Office analysis of the House Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare as a reason to oppose it. But let’s be clear: The CBO estimates show that the legislation is fundamentally conservative. And while it’s not perfect,...

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Greg Thornbury: Nothing New Under The Sun

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When President Trump informed the media via Twitter that he would not be attending the White House Correspondents’ Dinner, he became the first Commander in Chief not to do so in 36 years. This followed on the heels of Mr. Trump saying that the media was the enemy of the...

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Owen Strachan: A Reasonable Step in the Right Direction

parental, generosity and respect. Vice President Pence

The decision of the Trump administration to overturn President Obama’s “transgender bathroom policy” and instead to correlate bathroom usage with one’s biological sex is not a victory for any political group. It is a victory for common sense. It is an affirmation of basic human sanity. There are many celebrities...

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