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Michael Medved: Trump Wins as a Mainstream Conservative

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Donald Trump’s first year in office delivered an array of important achievements: confirmation of conservative judges, including Neil Gorsuch; more support for oil pipelines and oil drilling; dramatic progress against ISIS; deregulation and enhanced border security; the end of meddlesome net neutrality; the recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital; and, most importantly,...

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Lanhee Chen: Significant Accomplishments For GOP And Trump In 2017

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It’s been an eventful year in American politics, but don’t let the hype distract from the reality. It’s also been a year of significant accomplishments for the Republican Congress and, yes, President Donald Trump. Congress passed significant legislation to cut taxes for many middle-class taxpayers, make our economy more competitive,...

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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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Home Stretch for GOP Tax Plan!

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Townhall Review — December 09, 2017 Hugh Hewitt asks Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell when the tax bill is expected to be delivered to the President and what the outcome will be for America. Michael Medved speaks with Stephen Moore, Chief Economist at the Heritage Foundation , on how he reviews the tax reform efforts so...

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Albert Mohler: Thoughts And Prayers

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In the wake of tragedy, we are accustomed to hearing calls for “ thoughts and prayers.” We have heard them from prominent political figures, both Democrats and Republicans. But more recently, such calls have drawn harsh criticism from the Left. What does it mean when a political leader says that...

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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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Hugh Hewitt: Senate Republicans And The Logjam On Judicial Nominees

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President Trump recently decried the inability of Congress to approve his court nominees. “We have some of the most qualified people,” he said. “They’re waiting forever on line... it’s not fair.” More than anyone else, Sen. Charles E. Grassley, chair of the Judiciary Committee, methodically frustrates the...

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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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Hugh Hewitt: With Honor To Our Troops Upon The Defeat Of Isis

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The defeat of ISIS in its self-proclaimed capital of Raqqa—and its self-proclaimed caliphate—is a huge victory for the West and for the U.S.-backed forces that cleared that Syrian city of its remaining ISIS killers. Those self-proclaimed martyrs surrendered, by the way, refusing to fight to the death as ISIS propaganda...

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Lanhee Chen: A Step In The Right Direction On Health Care

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So far this year, Republicans in Washington have been unable to fulfill their promise to repeal and replace Obamacare. It’s been a source of great frustration to those around the country who have suffered under the weight of higher health insurance premiums, and fewer health care choices. To help address...

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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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Trump Talks Tough at United Nations

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Townhall Review – September 21, 2017 President Trump gives a speech of a lifetime at the UN General Council. Mike Gallagher invites North Korea expert Gordon Chang on his show to weigh in on Trump’s comments about the dangerous North Korean regime. Dennis Prager also looks at a few of the great moments of President...

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Albert Mohler: An Opportunity for Congress After DACA

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Since the Trump Administration announced the end of President Obama’s DACA policy, the nation now turns to Congress to determine what should be done about the “dreamers,” those 800,000 young people brought illegally to the U.S. as children who are now hoping for a future in America. It is vital that...

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Hugh Hewitt: An Opportunity After DACA

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President Trump recently announced that he intends to end President Obama’s executive action called DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, which prevents the deportation of persons brought illegally to the United States as children. The Trump Administration will renew DACA permits for the next six months in order to...

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