Hugh Hewitt talks with David Drucker of the Washington Examiner about potential damage to President Trump from the impeachment inquiry.Read More »
Hugh Hewitt talks with with former Utah Congressman Jason Chaffetz, author of, “Power Grab: The Liberal Scheme to Undermine Trump, the GOP, and Our Republic,” on House investigations of President Trump, charitable organizations that raise money to build voter lists, democrat allegations that Trump is an authoritarian, the IG report on FISA warrants and possible indictments for FISA abuses.Read More »
Townhall Review – August 24, 2019
Hugh Hewitt and Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton examine the turmoil and tension in Hong Kong.
Hugh Hewitt talks with Mike Allen of Axios about the negative press coverage of President Trump.
Hugh Hewitt and Congressman Mike Gallagher discuss the need for building up our Naval Fleet and the possible Chinese crackdown in Hong Kong.
Dennis Prager talks with Douglas Carswell, author and former British Member of Parliament about his book, “Progress Vs Parasites: A Brief History of the Conflict that’s Shaped our World.”
Sam Malone of Salem’s AM1070 The Answer in Houston talks about Jill Biden, wife of former Vice President Joe Biden, and her work to convince voters that Joe can beat Trump in 2020.Read More »
Recently our nation was traumatized by two mass shootings. Predictably, these acts of evil were immediately ransacked by media commentators, politicians and candidates in search of political ammunition. Left-of-center media started in immediately after the El Paso massacre, blaming President Trump and Fox News. But in less than 24 hours, another mass shooting occurred in Ohio which appears to have been committed by someone of the Left, and of course, conservative media was quick to point that out.
Let me suggest that instead of using this to point the finger at hyperbolic rhetoric from the “other side,” we’d do well it to point the finger at hyperbolic rhetoric in general.
You don’t have to look too long at cable news and social media to see our cultural affinity for overheated rhetoric.
Extremism mixed with mental illness is a toxic, and even lethal cocktail.
Let’s let the measured rhetoric start with us.Read More »
Bloomberg News and CNBC report that the Trump administration is seriously considering a rule change which would stop the IRS from taxing investors based on phantom gains from inflation.
Let’s say you buy an investment for a hundred dollars and sell it a few years later for 105 dollars, but inflation was 5 percent. You didn’t really make any money. In real purchasing power, you just broke even.
The way the system works now, you’d have to pay taxes on that five dollars. That’s not taxing income; that’s confiscating wealth.
Larry Kudlow, now the president’s chief economic advisor has long been a champion of the idea, and it looks like the president is on board. And: It looks like the president can do this without buy-in from Congress.
We should hope the president embraces this idea and moves forward with it.
It’s good economics—and it would be good politics as well.Read More »