Tag Archives: President Trump

Hugh Hewitt: The Ongoing Carnival of Venom

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Addiction was the story of 2017. No: Not addiction to opioids , though of course tens of thousands of families are still mourning the death of a loved one to the scourge coursing through the United States.   No: Not addiction to the toxic combination of power and lust fueling the...

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Hugh Hewitt: The Iranian People Take to the Streets

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The Iranian people have taken to the streets in the largest mass protests since 2009, demanding freedom and economic change. There simply is no bigger story in the world right now-and the media establishments ought to covering it more extensively. There are several options available to the United States as...

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The Tax Bill Needs Follow-On Spending Cuts

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Although a tax cut may have been a nice Christmas gift, it needs some follow-on spending cuts to work.  At best, Republicans have eaten their dessert first, waiting to eat their spending cut vegetables later; at worst, they will have increased the federal deficit by another trillion dollars or more.   By...

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Trump’s First Year

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Townhall Review – December 30, 2017 Hugh Hewitt invites Deputy National Security Director Nadia Schadlow, one of the principle architects of the recently released National Security Strategy document , to share some of the details surrounding this very important document. Dennis Prager identifies the opponents of the tax reform that was signed into law by President Trump. Hugh...

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Michael Medved: Hanukkah Affirms History Over Fantasy

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During the eight-day festival of Hanukkah, it’s worthwhile to connect the holiday to recent controversies surrounding Jerusalem. The joyous holiday celebrates the purification and re-dedication of Jerusalem’s Second Temple in 164 BC, but today the official Palestinian position denies that this Temple ever even existed. That absurd notion not only contradicts...

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Lanhee Chen: Confirm Azar as New Secretary for Health and Human Services

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President Trump has nominated Alex Azar to be the next Secretary of Health and Human Services. It’s an important job, as the future of Obamacare hangs in the balance and Republicans continue to express their desire to repeal and replace the law. Azar is highly qualified for the post: He served as...

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Jerry Bowyer: ‘ Trump Trade ’ Will Be Over Without Tax Cuts

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The stock market had a great run after the election of Donald J. Trump as president. This put egg on the face of many elite commentators who predicted that a Trump victory would be disastrous for the economy. Indicators of economic optimism also improved, and some business activity indicators improved...

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Hugh Hewitt: No GOP Civil War

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There’s been a lot of chatter about it, but: there is no GOP civil war. The meme of such a conflict is currently off the front pages, but it will return. When it does, recall that it just isn’t true. Yes, there’s a loud, persistent group of Never Trump critics...

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Michael Medved: Winning The War Of Ideas?

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The liberal author of a recent book praising “The Naughty Nineties” and the influence of the Clintons, came to a surprising conclusion about our ongoing battle of ideas. “I thought the left had triumphed,” David Friend told The New York Times. “I was wrong. The more research I did, I...

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Hugh Hewitt: Masterpiece Cakeshop, Secular Absolutism And Religious Liberty

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President Trump’s enduring support among evangelical Christians and Mass-attending Catholics befuddles many of his critics. The genuinely confused, instead of those who merely arch their eyebrows, should realize that for millions of voters, religious liberty remains the overarching issue of the day. And most of those voters are very well...

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Salem Media at the White House As Tax Reform Effort Begins

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Townhall Review – September 21, 2017 Mike Gallagher and Hugh Hewitt are invited to the White House to interview President Trump and Vice President Pence. President Trump discusses healthcare and media bias, while VP Pence discusses the administration’s focus on tax cuts and foreign relations. Sally Pipes, president of the...

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California’s Napa Valley Burns and Hollywood is Exposed

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Townhall Review – October 14, 2017 Hugh Hewitt turns to Polito ’s Jake Sherman to discuss President Trump’s tweet barrage in light of disasters of the past six weeks. Michael Medved explains why Harvey Weinstein ’s success as a film producer doesn’t excuse him from common decency. Hugh Hewitt speaks with Wisconsin Congressman Mike Gallager,...

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Michael Medved: When Political Correctness Tops Personal Decency

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The New York Times recently reported on allegations of shameless sexual harassment by Oscar-winning movie mogul Harvey Weinstein from dozens of young women. In his bizarre response, Weinstein acknowledged that he “caused a lot of pain” and planned to temporarily step back from corporate power in order to concentrate on therapy....

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Albert Mohler: The Acknowledgment Of Evil In The Wake Of Las Vegas Shooting

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President Trump made a very important point in his response to the recent shooting in Las Vegas when he called it an “act of pure evil.” The judgment of evil here, real evil, should be beyond dispute. Evil is a fact, too. The secular worldview cannot use the word with coherence...

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Albert Mohler: An Act Of Pure Evil

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The news from Las Vegas is heartbreaking. A lone killer staked out a position 32 floors above ground and then aimed powerful weapons at a massive crowd gathered for a music festival and then killed himself as police stormed his hotel room. More than 50 people are dead and hundreds...

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