Tag Archives: Virginia

Democrats Take Show on the Road in Senate Impeachment Trial

Townhall Review – January 25, 2020

Hugh Hewitt and Senator Mike Braun, Indiana, talk about how the impeachment effort is all about the upcoming election.

Sebastian Gorka talks with Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise about the President’s impeachment defense team.

Chris Stigall and National Review columnist Andrew McCarthy talk about the history of impeachment.

Hugh Hewitt and retired Admiral James Stavridis about the outbreak of the coronavirus in China and that country’s effort to contain it.

Dennis Prager, cigar aficionado, lauds the Louisiana State football team for celebrating by smoking cigars in the locker room after their victory over Clemson.

Mike Gallagher talks with John Lott, author of “The War on Guns,” about the State of Virginia’s efforts at gun control and the recent pro-gun rally in Richmond.

Dennis Prager talks with Arizona Senator Martha McSally about her encounter with a CNN “liberal hack.”

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Albert Mohler: The Abortion Rights Lobby Revealed

The horrible reality of late-term abortion points to the horrible reality of abortion, period. The abortion-related legislation in the news in recent weeks reveals a progression in pro-abortion thinking: Late-term abortion is becoming a basic principle of the pro-abortion movement.

From the State of New York, to Rhode Island, Virginia and now Illinois, we are seeing legislation put forward that reveals the truth about abortion—the mask taken off, as it were.

We’re seeing the determination that abortion be available to any woman at any time for any reason or for no reason—even to the point that the advocates of abortion, who had basically tried to indicate that they understood third-trimester abortions to be different, now they’re saying they’re not different at all.

And we also have to acknowledge this follows their own deadly logic.

Either life is sacred and worth protecting … or it’s not.

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Michael Medved: Democratic Push for Late-Term Abortion is Repulsive and Suicidal

Democrats across the country seem insanely determined to pursue a repulsive political strategy to expand access to late-term abortions, despite overwhelming opposition to the gruesome practice.

In Virginia, for instance, the law already allows women to get-late term abortions if giving birth would “result in the death of the woman or substantially and irreparably impair the mental or physical health of the woman.”

The proposed new law would remove the words “substantially and irreparably” and allow abortion with the certification of a single doctor, not three as currently required- meaning one doctor, citing concerns for his patient’s mental health, could abort the baby at the very moment of birth.

This is extreme, radical and it’s outrageous—and it’s guaranteed to unite Republicans in opposition and damage Democratic prospects for 2020 and beyond.

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Democrats Feel the Heat at the State of the Union

Townhall Review – February 9, 2019

Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator Marco Rubio about President Trump’s State of the Union address.

Kevin McCullough speaks with The Wall Street Journal’s Kimberly Strassel about the Democrat’s reactions during the State of the Union.

Hugh Hewitt talks with John Bolton, National Security Advisor to President Trump, about the situation in Venezuela.

Mike Gallagher talks about a Victor Davis Hanson article titled “The Progressive Race to the Bottom.”

Hugh Hewitt talks with Chris Christie about the 2016 presidential campaign and his book Let Me Finish: Trump, the Kushners, Bannon, New Jersey, and the Power of In-Your-Face Politics.

Sebastian Gorka discusses the Virginia abortion law with investigative reporter Sara Carter.

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Michael Medved: The Overhyped “Dangerous Divisions”

Opioid

Following the horrible events in Charlottesville, Virginia, the public seems deeply alarmed at the deep and dangerous divisions in the country.

But what are the substantive issues that actually divide the country? When it comes to hate festivals staged by neo-Nazis and the KKK, there is virtually no disagreement: nearly every American, left or right, and certainly including President Trump, strongly condemns the racial extremism of such fringe groups.

But all sides also agree they have a right to rally if they avoid encouraging or practicing violence. Meanwhile, overwhelming majorities of Americans support more economic growth, tax reform that lowers rates, better border security, health care reform that maximizes choice and slows the rise in premiums, a stronger military and a cautious foreign policy.

While the media love to dramatize bitter feuds over the president’s personality, on more substantive questions of policy, Republicans and Democrats, conservatives and leftists, are hardly as polarized are the most hysterical voices on all sides love to suggest.

 

 

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Lanhee Chen: Americans

Tax Reform

As Americans, we are drawn together by so much more than what divides us. We have a common sense of purpose and destiny. And we wake up each day knowing how blessed we are to live in this remarkable country.

Even as we are saddened by news of the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and four others, including two Capitol Police officers who were wounded while doing their jobs, we recognize that we, as Americans, must be about so much more than what separates us.

We come together to celebrate the bravery of our first responders and marvel at those who place their lives on the line each day to protect the things we hold dear. And we come together, in spite of the pettiness and politics, to honor those who serve the public each day, selflessly and courageously.

Now is a time for us to rise above our differences. Now is a time to elevate the tone of our public discussions—and to remember that our fates are tied together, as Americans.

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