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Hugh Hewitt: A Fighter And A Patriot
Jul 21 • 1 min
Late last week we got the sad news that Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with a brain tumor—a malignant brain tumor. I’ve been in this business a long time and it’s hard to remember a story about the U.S. Senate without McCain being a part of it.…
THR 7/22/17: Unpeeling the ‘Unified’ GOP Repeal and Replace Failure
Jul 20 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt shares a part of his column in The Washington Post on the GOP Healthcare failure. We also hear from Senator Majority Leader McConnell as he refocuses efforts to move forward in the aftermath. Mike Gallagher interviews Senator Lindsay Graham on…
Michael Medved: Messages from “Dunkirk”
Jul 20 • 1 min
The superb new movie “Dunkirk” conveys important messages about a fateful episode of World War II. In May, 1940, the rapid Nazi advance through France trapped a huge British army on the coast, offering easy targets for Luftwaffe bombers. The Royal Navy…
Michael Medved: Contrasting Views On Wealth And Poverty
Jul 19 • 1 min
A Pew Research study shows sharp contrasts between Republicans and Democrats in attitudes toward wealth and poverty. By more than three-to-one, Republicans say hard work, rather than a person’s advantages, explains why people are rich. Among Democrats,…
Lanhee Chen: Obamacare Enshrined
Jul 18 • 1 min
Over seven years ago, Democrats in Congress joined President Obama to create a massive expansion of Washington’s role in our health care system. And in the time since then, we’ve witnessed the many ways in which Obamacare has hurt the American health…
Michael Medved: The Only Solution to the Korean Crisis
Jul 17 • 1 min
North Korea’s recent rocket tests highlight this brutal regime’s ongoing threat to peace. A mere change of leadership won’t eliminate the dangers posed by the rogue state; the only long-term solution requires disappearance of the totalitarian nightmare in…
Michael Medved: Different Roles Divide the Party
Jul 14 • 1 min
As Republicans on Capitol Hill struggle to make progress on healthcare and tax reform, the loudest voices in conservative media rip the GOP’s Congressional leadership for their willingness to compromise on drafting legislation. Actually, Republicans in…
THR 7/15/17: A Prime Opportunity for the Ages: Trump’s Promise to Repeal and Replace Obamacare
Jul 13 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt interviews Politico’s Senior Washington Correspondent Anna Palmer about the Donald Trump Jr. email exchange with a Russian lawyer. Dennis Prager offers his insight into the Russian collusion controversy. Mike Gallagher invites Senator Ted Cruz…
David Davenport: Free Speech
Jul 13 • 1 min
This summer, Commentary magazine published a forum on the question: Is free speech under threat in the United States? Ironically, in a country where the Constitution and the courts carefully protect free speech, many people do not feel free to speak…
Michael Medved: Defying the “Success Sequence”
Jul 12 • 1 min
The New York Times recently acknowledged that some of the recent changes in marriage and childbearing have damaged our country. Noting that a big majority—55 percent—of first children born to millennial couples are now born outside of marriage, columnist…
Jerry Bowyer: The Impeachment Crusade Is Costly
Jul 11 • 1 min
Over the past six weeks or so, there has been a steady drumbeat of impeachment talk from the elite press and the opposition party. As a result: • Google searches on “impeachment” have spiked by 1,200 percent per day. • London odds makers have raised the…
Hugh Hewitt: Winning In Washington
Jul 10 • 1 min
What does it mean to “win” in Washington? I’ve long described “progress” as the ongoing, incremental expansion of liberty and literacy in a growing number stable regimes in or aligned with the West. And by that definition, much of the agenda of President…
Michael Medved: Double Standards In The War Between White House And Media
Jul 7 • 1 min
For all his vast power, the President of the United States is always at a structural disadvantage in a “war” with the media. The First Amendment protects press rights to criticize the government, and everyone expects such criticism. But if government—or…
THR 7/8/17: North Korea Goes Nuclear
Jul 6 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt interviews Richard Grennell concerning proposed actions that the U.S should take against North Korea. Then, Charles Krauthammer offers his solution to the potential nuclear crisis. Hewitt interviews an optimistic Senator Pat Toomey on what the…
Hugh Hewitt: Americans And Contact Sports
Jul 6 • 1 min
The United States of America isn’t defined by Beltway or Manhattan elites, nor by those in Los Angeles or Silicon Valley. The mainstream media gets its cues from the collective consciousness of these four isolated reserves of great power, wealth and fame.…
Michael Medved: Infatuation With Obama; Rage Against Trump
Jul 5 • 1 min
President Trump and his supporters are absolutely right that there’s a glaring contrast between the way media treat this president and way the press handled his predecessor, Barack Obama. With Obama, potentially devastating scandals—Benghazi, the IRS,…
THR 7/1/17: Trump Wins on Travel Ban
Jun 29 • 39 min
The Senate Republicans’ plan to repeal and replace has stalled and appears to be pushed out past the 4th of July Weekend. All it took was a few Republican holdouts. Avid Roy, co-founder and president of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity,…
THR 6/24/16: GA 6th District Race and Otto Warmbier’s Murder
Jun 23 • 39 min
Following the Georgia 6th district elections, in which Democrats pulled out all the stops from their massively funded campaign, Mike Gallagher spoke with William McGurn of the Wall Street Journal about the outcome of the wild election and the broader…
THR 6/17/17: VA Shooting and Prager’s Response to the Anti-Gun Crowd
Jun 15 • 39 min
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich joined the Mike Gallagher Show shortly after the shooting in Virginia. Dennis Prager has a response to the anti-gun crowd. Guy Benson, sitting in for Hugh Hewitt, interviewed columnist Byron York about fringe…
Lanhee Chen: Single-Payer for the Golden State?
Jun 13 • 1 min
The California State Senate recently passed legislation creating a government-run, single-payer health care system in the Golden State. The idea is so bad that even Governor Jerry Brown has expressed concerns about it. What’s wrong with the idea? It…
THR 6/10/17: Comey Testifies on His Tense Interactions with Trump
Jun 8 • 39 min
Michael Medved looks in depth at the recent terror attacks in London. Walid Phares, advisor on terrorism to both the Romney and Trump presidential campaigns, joined the Mike Gallagher show. Also, Medved analyzes former FBI Director James Comey’s written…
THR 6/3/17: Trump Withdraws America from Paris Climate Agreement
Jun 1 • 39 min
Townhall.com political editor Guy Benson covers the repeal and replace effort of Obamacare with Mike Gallagher. Michael Medved looks at the outcome of the high profile congressional race won by Greg Gianforte in Montana. The Heritage Foundation’s Brett…
THR 5/27/17: President Trump’s Triumphant Overseas Trip
May 25 • 39 min
Former London Bureau Chief for the NY Times John Fischer Burns talks with Hugh Hewitt about the terror attack in Manchester. Dennis Prager provides his perspective on the attack. Senior Editor at the Federalist Mollie Hemingway joins the Mike Gallagher…
THR 5/20/17: A Media Storm of Epic Proportions
May 18 • 39 min
Philip Rucker of The Washington Post joins the Hugh Hewitt Show to defend the WaPo story alleging that President Trump shared classified information with the Russians. Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse also joins Hugh Hewitt to discuss the allegation that Trump…
THR 5/13/17: “The President Was 100% Correct” to Fire James Comey
May 11 • 39 min
James Kallstrom, former FBI Assistant Director, says that Trump was “100% correct” to fire James Comey on the Mike Gallagher Show. Michael Medved looks at Sally Yates’ testimony in front of a Senate committee. Secretary Tom Price joins the Mike Gallagher…
THR 5/6/17: Trump’s Tax Cuts and Spending Plan
May 4 • 39 min
Economist Larry Kudlow praises Trump’s tax plan on the Michael Medved Show. Mike Gallagher and the Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore question whether Trump and the Republicans got steamrolled by the Democrats on the latest budget deal. North Korea…
THR 4/29/17: Trump’s First 100 Days Are an “Executive Success”
Apr 27 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt converses with WaPo’s White House Bureau Chief Philip Rucker about Trump’s first 100 days as president. The Washington Examiner’s Byron York explains why he calls Trump’s first 100 days “an executive success” on the Mike Gallagher Show. Larry…
THR 4/22/17: Tensions Rise over North Korea
Apr 20 • 39 min
Admiral James Stavridis joins the Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss the potentially explosive situation in North Korea. Mike Gallagher speaks with Fox News contributor Pete Hegseth about Trump’s foreign policy. Hewitt talks with Illinois Congressman Peter…
THR 4/15/17: Trump’s First 100 Days
Apr 13 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt talks with the Washington Post’s Robert Costa about President Trump’s first 100 days. Michael Medved is impressed with the confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch. Dennis Prager looks at how the Syria incident was treated by media and plays audio…
THR 4/8/17 Dems Last Effort to Stop Gorsuch
Apr 6 • 39 min
We look at the last effort by Democrats to stop the nomination of Judge Gorsuch. Also, Susan Rice is back in the news. And Hugh talks with the subject of the new movie, The Case for Christ.
THR 4/1/17: Why the Health Care Bill Was Dead on Arrival
Mar 30 • 39 min
Dennis Prager questions the Wall Street Journal’s Daniel Henninger about who is to blame for the failure of the health care bill. Hugh Hewitt asks Senator Lindsey Graham if the Republican Party is ready to use the nuclear option if the Democrats…
THR 3/25/17: Judge Gorsuch Dazzles at Confirmation Hearings
Mar 23 • 39 min
Michael Medved plays clips from Judge Neil Gorsuch’s impressive performance during his Senate confirmation hearings. Hugh Hewitt talks with Speaker Paul Ryan about the state of the Obamacare repeal and replace bill. Mike Gallagher brings clarity to the…
THR 3/18/17: A Special Edition on the American Health Care Act
Mar 16 • 39 min
In this special edition of the Townhall Review, we take a closer look at the American Health Care Act—the Republican bill that will repeal significant portions of the failing Obamacare law and replace it with free market solutions. First up, the Hoover…
THR 3/11/17: The Nightmare of Obamacare Is About to End
Mar 9 • 39 min
On the Hugh Hewitt Show, Senator Ron Johnson calls the unknown person who leaked confidential CIA materials a traitor. Vice President Mike Pence joins the Mike Gallagher Show to explain what is in the health care bill that will replace Obamacare.…
THR 3/4/17: Trump’s Powerful, Stirring Speech
Mar 2 • 39 min
Michael Medved reflects on President Trump’s powerful and emotional address to Congress and the American people. Sheriff David Clarke examines Trump’s position and policies on immigration on the Mike Gallagher Show. Hugh Hewitt catches up with Andy…
THR 2/25/17: H.R. McMaster: A Legendary General
Feb 23 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt interviews Richard Haass, who serves as president of the Council on Foreign Relations, about the importance of the National Security Adviser role. Hewitt asks Senator Tom Cotton why he is pleased with President Trump’s pick of General McMaster…
THR 2/18/17: Intelligence Leaks Wreak Havoc on the Trump Administration
Feb 16 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt speaks with Senator Rob Portman about the illegal leaks that took down former National Security Advisor General Michael Flynn. Dennis Prager looks at the morality of the leaks and what this means for our nation. Larry Elder profiles a…
THR 2/11/17: The Left-wing Temper Tantrum at U.C. Berkeley
Feb 9 • 39 min
Michael Medved provides a play by play of Democrats going crazy over Betsy DeVos’ confirmation vote for secretary of Education. Dennis Prager takes a closer look at President Trump’s comments linking Russia’s Putin with America’s killers. Arthur Herman of…
THR 2/4/17: Trump’s Monumental Announcement of Judge Gorsuch
Feb 2 • 39 min
This week, President Donald Trump nominated Judge Neil Gorsuch of the Tenth Circuit to fill Justice Antonin Scalia’s seat on the Supreme Court. Hugh Hewitt speaks to Leonard Leo, senior adviser to President Trump on judicial selections, about Judge…
THR 1/28/17: Trump Already Making America Great Again
Jan 26 • 39 min
Dennis Prager shares why he is proud of Donald Trump’s inaugural address. Law professor Lanhee Chen joins the Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss how Trump has wasted no time in repealing and replacing Obamacare. Hewitt turns to Richard Fontaine, president of the…
THR 1/21/17: Obama Is Out; Trump Is In
Jan 19 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator John McCain about Barack Obama’s decision to commute Chelsea Manning’s prison sentence for leaking classified information. John Malcolm, Director of the Heritage Foundation’s Meese Center for Legal & Judicial Studies, also…
THR 1/14/17: Meryl Streep’s Anti-Trump Tirade
Jan 12 • 39 min
Michael Medved starts off the show looking at the chaos liberals injected into the Jeff Sessions’ hearing. Hugh Hewitt speaks with Senators Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) about how the rule change with the filibuster carried out by Harry Reid…
THR 1/7/17: Obama Fights to Preserve His Legacy
Jan 5 • 39 min
Michael Medved demolishes President Barack Obama’s self-professed accomplishments over the course of his presidency. Hugh Hewitt talks with House Speaker Paul Ryan about how the Republican Congress will be working with Donald Trump to make America great…
THR 12/31/16: Obama Abandons Israel Over U.N. Resolution
Dec 29, 2016 • 39 min
Michael Medved speaks with Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S., about the anti-Israel U.N. resolution backed by President Obama and Secretary Kerry. Hugh Hewitt brings Senator Tom Cotton on his show to gain his perspective on the Obama…
THR 12/24/16: A Christmas Story Special
Dec 22, 2016 • 39 min
In this special edition of the Townhall Review, Michael Medved tells the story of Christmas, from the humble beginnings of Jesus Christ’s birth to Saint Nicholas to Santa Clause. Medved shares how Christmas was both frowned upon and celebrated in colonial…
THR 12/17/16: Hillary Blames Fake News for Her Loss … What’s Next?
Dec 15, 2016 • 39 min
Mike Gallagher talks with former CIA agent Gary Berntsen about the Democrats’ claims that the Russians interfered with the presidential election. Dennis Prager looks at the left’s hysteria over fake news. Hugh Hewitt talks interviews Trump’s soon to be…
THR 12/10/16: America Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor
Dec 8, 2016 • 39 min
Author and seminary president Albert Mohler on his Briefing program gives his analysis of Pearl Harbor on its 75th anniversary. Dennis Prager argues that the war on Christmas is a war on joy itself. Michael Medved reports on Donald Trump’s “thank you”…
THR 12/3/16: Liberal Leaders and Media Express Deep Sorrow Over Castro’s Death
Dec 1, 2016 • 39 min
Politico’s Mike Allen joins Hugh Hewitt to discuss the dust up over Mitt Romney. Mike Gallagher goes straight to Trump’s communications director, Jason Miller, to learn more about Trump’s transition process and cabinet picks. Dennis Prager looks at the…
THR 11/26/16: The True Story Of The Pilgrims And Thanksgiving
Nov 23, 2016 • 39 min
This special edition of the Townhall Review features Michael Medved telling the compelling story of the Pilgrims: why they left Europe, how they made their way across the ocean, and how they fought to survive in the New World while preserving their…
THR 11/19/16: The Unflappable, Presidential Trump on 60 Minutes
Nov 17, 2016 • 39 min
After Donald Trump’s win, he sat down with Leslie Stahl on 60 Minutes for a wide-ranging interview covering his reaction to Election night, his Twitter account, and the call that he received from Bill Clinton. Michael Medved plays clips from the interview…
THR 11/12/16: The Deplorables Win
Nov 10, 2016 • 38 min
Hillary Clinton was supposed to crush The Donald in a landslide win. What happened? Hugh Hewitt talks with Chuck Todd of Meet the Press. Former Senator John DeMint speaks with Mike Gallagher about the historic win and what Trump should prioritize first as…
THR 11/5/16: FBI Probes Hillary—the October Thermonuclear Explosion
Nov 3, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt talks with John Burns about the U.K. perspective on the U.S. election and the downward trend toward corruption. Mike Gallagher and the RNC’s Sean Spicer discusss the media’s dishonesty in covering the presidential race. Hewitt and Speaker Paul…
THR 10/29/16: Obamacare’s Troubles and Hillary’s Dirty Deeds
Oct 27, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt speaks with vice presidential candidate Mike Pence about the prospects of winning on November 8 and the reliability of the polls. Larry Elder uncovers one particularly disturbing e-mail leaked by Wikileaks regarding Hillary Clinton. Hewitt and…
THR 10/22/16: Donald and Hillary Face Off One Last Time
Oct 20, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt talks with Chuck Todd, host of Meet the Press, about the third and final presidential debate. Donald Trump joins Mike Gallagher to rail on mainstream media bias. Dennis Prager is upset by the MSM bias that he sees as well. Michael Medved…
THR 10/15/16: Can The Donald Regain His Momentum and Win?
Oct 13, 2016 • 39 min
Bill Bennett, sitting in for his friend Michael Medved, was joined by Robert Costa to discuss where Donald Trump is at in the polls and whether he can win. The infamous tape of Trump is causing a whole lot of unjustified hysteria, argues Dennis Prager.…
THR 10/8/16: Voters Find Hillary’s VP Also Unlikeable
Oct 6, 2016 • 39 min
The Washington Examiner’s Byron York joined Hugh Hewitt on his show to talk about Tim Kaine’s primary goal to interrupt Gov. Mike Pence at the Vice Presidential debate. Dennis Prager says that Kaine was like a wind-up toy. How will the GOP heal its…
THR 10/1/16: Donald and Hillary in Full Attack Mode at Debate
Sep 29, 2016 • 39 min
Dennis Prager provides his insight into the debate between Trump and Clinton. Hugh Hewitt talks with Ted Cruz and why he decided to finally back Trump. Medved offers his thoughts on the presidential debate. Mike Gallagher talks with Heather Mac Donald…
THR 9/24/16: Terror Attacks in U.S. Cause Problems for Democrats
Sep 22, 2016 • 39 min
Mike Gallagher discusses the Democratic response to the terror attacks in New Jersey and New York with national security expert Sebastian Gorka. Larry Elder explains how the liberal media tried to cover for Hillary Clinton in the aftermath of the attacks.…
THR 9/17/16: Hillary Takes a Fall
Sep 15, 2016 • 39 min
Hillary had tough week as she fell literally and in the polls. We also look at her insult to millions of Americans whom she declared “irredeemable.”
THR 9/10/16: Hillary Trouble Benefits Trump
Sep 8, 2016 • 39 min
Hillary’s scandals plus Trump’s immigration efforts helped pull the two into a virtual tie a month before the election
THR 9/3/16: ALT RIGHT, Breitbart and the Republican Party
Sep 2, 2016 • 39 min
Mike Gallagher turns to Donald Trump’s Chief Policy Advisor Sam Clovis to discuss immigration and Trump’s visit to Mexico. Hugh Hewitt speaks with CNN’s Jake Tapper about the continuing problems with Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation. Hewitt…
THR 8/27/16: Trump Makes His Pitch to the Black & Hispanic Communities
Aug 25, 2016 • 39 min
Mike Gallagher speaks with James Toranto of the Wall Street Journal about Donald Trump’s strategy of actively courting the black and Hispanic vote. Michael Medved takes a look at how Trump has been pursuing minority voters and how that could impact his…
THR 8/20/16: Trump Shakes Up His Campaign Staff
Aug 18, 2016 • 39 min
White House Correspondent for the New York Times Michael Shearer joins Hugh Hewitt to discuss Donald Trump’s shake up among his campaign staff. Larry Elder addresses the Milwaukee violence. Dennis Prager and the Wall Street Journal’s Daniel Henninger talk…
THR 8/13/16: Hillary Clinton’s Leftwing SCOTUS and John Kerry’s Deceit
Aug 11, 2016 • 38 min
Hugh Hewitt talks with Donald Trump about his chances of winning the election 90 days out from Election Day. Dennis Prager compares Trump’s likely policy positions and Hillary’s likely policy positions side by side. Hewitt has a candid conversation with…
THR 8/6/16: Obama Gives Iranian Mullahs $400 Million in Ransom for U.S. Hostages
Aug 4, 2016 • 39 min
Sam Malone, sitting in for Mike Gallagher, talked about the U.S.’s current worst economic recovery since the Great Depression with the Wall Street Journal’s Stephen Moore. Hugh Hewitt spoke with Governor Mike Pence about Donald Trump’s foreign policy…
THR 7/30/16: Boos and Chants Dominate the Democratic Convention
Jul 29, 2016 • 39 min
Larry Elder found the opening of the Democratic Convention particularly entertaining—he shares his views on his show. Democratic strategist used to be a Bernie Sanders supporter, but now he tells Mike Gallagher why he’s backing Donald Trump. RNC Chairman…
THR 7/23/16: The Donald Declares: “I am Your Voice!”
Jul 22, 2016 • 39 min
Lanhee Chen of Stanford Law and the Hoover Institution joins Hugh Hewitt on Radio Row at the GOP Convention to discuss the Pence pick and the dangers of electing Hillary. Sheriff David Clarke rocked the convention when he declared “blue lives matter!” He…
THR 7/16/16: Dallas Police Chief: Stop Protesting, Start Applying
Jul 14, 2016 • 39 min
Michael Medved looks at the leadership of Dallas Sheriff David Brown in the aftermath of the sniper who killed five police officers. Larry Elder invites Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clark on his program for an honest discussion of the facts regarding…
THR 7/9/16: Hillary Clinton’s Cache of Lies
Jul 7, 2016 • 39 min
Following the outcome of the FBI’s investigation in Hillary Clinton over her personal e-mail server, Hugh Hewitt spoke with Washington Post reporter Chris Cillizza. The National Review’s Andrew McCarthy sat down with Mike Gallagher to fire off his…
THR 7/2/16: “Hillary Clinton Put Politics Ahead of the Americans of Benghazi”
Jun 30, 2016 • 39 min
Dennis Prager honors Independence Day by sharing his thoughts on the inalienable rights: life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Mike Gallagher talks with New York senatorial candidate Wendy Long about the SCOTUS decision on abortion rights. Prager…
THR 6/25/16: Hugh Hewitt Gives Donald Trump Campaign Advice
Jun 23, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt turned to the Washington Post’s Robert Costa for his interpretation of Donald Trump’s meeting with evangelical leaders. Mike Gallagher spoke with John R. Lott, author of “The War on Guns”, about gun control. Hewitt gives Trump advice regarding…
THR 6/18/16: Radical Islamist Kills 49 in Orlando
Jun 16, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt hears from Senator Marco Rubio less than 24 hours after the Orlando terrorist attack. Michael Medved notes the mature response from Speaker Paul Ryan in the aftermath and the pathetic response from House Democrats. Michael Wiess, author of…
THR 6/11/16: Hillary Clinton Did Not Shatter Any Glass Ceilings
Jun 9, 2016 • 39 min
Michael Medved reviews the latest from Trump and Paul Ryan’s response. Hugh Hewitt talks with the Washington Post’s Phillip Rucker about Trump’s troubling antics. Larry Elder, a Trump supporter, has a few words of advice for the candidate regarding the…
THR 6/4/16: Obama Reignites His Apology Tour at Hiroshima
Jun 2, 2016 • 39 min
Dennis Prager and Michael Medved look at President Obama’s essentially pacifist view of an action that stopped the deadliest war in the history of mankind at Hiroshima. Mike Gallagher speaks with Tom Stalf, President and CEO of the Columbus Zoo, about the…
THR 5/28/16: NY City Demands Businesses Accommodate 31 Genders
May 26, 2016 • 39 min
Columnist Michael Barone breaks down the elections for Hugh Hewitt. New York City is forcing businesses to accommodate 31 genders … Dennis Prager reports. President of the American Enterprise Institute Arthur Brooks explains how the pitiful economy hurts…
THR 5/21/16: Feeling the Bern of a Democratic Civil War
May 19, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt calls on the Washington Post’s Dan Balz to learn more about the passionate disagreements within the GOP. Michael Medved takes a look at what’s happening within the chaotic Democratic ranks between Hillary supporters and Bernie supporters.…
THR 5/14/16: The Donald Meets with Speaker Ryan
May 12, 2016 • 39 min
Michael Medved spoke with Speaker Paul Ryan prior to his meeting with Donald Trump. Guest host Matt Lewis on the Hugh Hewitt Show talked with Henry Olson of the Ethics & Public Policy Center about what it will take for the GOP to unify. Mike Gallagher…
THR 5/7/16: Trump Seals the Deal: Can the GOP Now Unite?
May 6, 2016 • 39 min
Mark Davis, sitting in for Hugh Hewitt, interviewed the Washington Post’s Robert Costa about Trump’s win in Indiana and whether Ted Cruz is laying the groundwork for a 2020 presidential run. Mike Gallagher and Matthew Spalding of Hillsdale College…
THR 4/30/16: Trump Crushes 5 States; Kasich/Cruz Form Pact to Stop Him
Apr 28, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt discussed what to look for next week in the Indiana primary with National Review’s Tim Alberta. Hewitt turned to National Review’s Jonah Goldberg and the National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar to analyze the Cruz-Kasich pact in Indiana to stop…
THR 4/23/16: Is the Republican Delegate System Rigged?
Apr 21, 2016 • 39 min
Guy Benson and Mary Katherine Ham invited Chief Strategist for the Republican National Committee Sean Spicer onto the Hugh Hewitt Show to discuss the delegate system. Is it fair that the man with the most votes may not win? Dennis Prager opines. Hewitt…
THR 4/16/16: Trump Attacks the RNC; Priebus Responds
Apr 14, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt turned to the Daily Caller’s Matt Lewis to talk about Trump’s recent struggle to secure delegates. RNC Chairman joined the Mike Gallagher Show to discuss the delegate process and rules. Ted Cruz talked to Michael Medved about a shadowy…
THR 4/9/16: Muslim Immigration and the European Soul
Apr 7, 2016 • 39 min
Columnist George Will talks with Hugh Hewitt about his thoughts on an open convention. Michael Medved shares why a path to the presidency for Donald Trump is very nearly an impossibility. Senator Tom Cotton and Hewitt discuss Obama’s feckless foreign…
THR 4/2/16: Wild Week for the GOP
Mar 31, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt spoke with the Weekly Standard’s Fred Barnes about the likely upcoming open convention. Hugh also talked with Ted Cruz about the all-important rules for the convention. Bill Bennett spoke with the National Review’s Andy McCarthy about the…
THR 3/26/16: Obama Attends a Baseball Game While Brussels Smolders
Mar 24, 2016 • 39 min
Terrorism expert Richard Miniter joined the Mike Gallagher Show to discuss the bombings in Brussels and Obama’s astounding reaction in Cuba. Michael Rubin discussed Europe’s rising terror problem with Bill Bennett. National Journal’s Josh Kraushaar went…
THR 3/19/16: Super Tuesday and Obama’s SCOTUS Pick
Mar 17, 2016 • 38 min
The Washington Examiner’s Byron York gave his analysis of the Super Tuesday results and the fight for the GOP nomination on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America. Hugh Hewitt talked with the Smart Guys, lawyers John Eastman and Erwin Chemerinsky about…
THR 3/12/16: Donald Trump: Unifier or Product Hawker?
Mar 10, 2016 • 39 min
Michael Medved looks at Donald Trump’s press conference where he hawked his own Trump products. Hugh Hewitt asks Carly Fiorina why she has endorsed Ted Cruz for president. John Kasich talks about his new-found momentum with Michael Medved. Bill Bennett…
THR 3/5/16: Trumpism and the Presidential Race
Mar 3, 2016 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt discusses with Senator John Cornyn the issue of Donald Trump waffling on the support he has received from David Duke and the KKK as seen on CNN with Jake Tapper. Washington Examiner Chief Correspondent Byron York sorts through the Super…
THR 2/27/16: Is Trump Really Going to Be the Nominee?
Feb 25, 2016 • 39 min
After the Nevada caucus, Weekly Standard executive director Fred Barnes joined Bill Bennett. Senator Ted Cruz spoke to Hugh Hewitt about controversy within his campaign. Former speech writer for George W. Bush, Marc Thiessen, talked with Bill Bennett…
THR 2/20/16: The Legacy of Antonin Scalia
Feb 18, 2016 • 39 min
Matt Franck of the Witherspoon Institute gave tribute to the legacy of Antonin Scalia on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America. Michael Medved asked former Federal Appeals Court Judge Michael McConnell if the Senate should approve of Obama’s upcoming nominee…
THR 2/13/16: Trump and Sanders Crush the New Hampshire Primary
Feb 11, 2016 • 39 min
National Review editor Rich Lowry looks at Donald Trump’s commanding win in all voter categories in New Hampshire on Bill Bennett’s Morning in America. Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol discusses the possibility of the Republican race going to a…
THR 2/6/16: What in the World Happened in Iowa?
Feb 4, 2016 • 39 min
What in the world happened in Iowa and why were all the pollsters wrong? Washington Examiner columnist Byron York, the Washington Post’s Chris Cillizza and Robert Costa all weigh in. Mike Gallagher spoke with Speaker Newt Gingrich about the appeal of…
THR 1/30/16: GOP Presidential Contenders Fight for First in Iowa
Jan 28, 2016 • 39 min
Strangely enough, columnist and commentator Byron York can’t find Donald Trump supporters in New Hampshire. He joined Bill Bennett on his show to talk about it. Governor Chris Christie is hitting the New Hampshire campaign trail hard. He talks with Hugh…
20160123 THR: “ISIS: Inside the Army of Terror”
Jan 22, 2016 • 39 min
Host Hugh Hewitt catches you up on the highlights and lowlights from the recent Democratic and Republican debates. In between those two debates, Senator Marco Rubio joined Hewitt on his show. Senator Rand Paul went on the Mike Gallagher Show to discuss…
THR 1/16/16: “Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS” by Joby Warrick
Jan 14, 2016 • 39 min
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Joby Warrick has written a new book, “Black Flags: The Rise of ISIS” that traces the roots of the terrorist state back several decades. He looks at the founder: Abu Musab al-Zarqawi and the current leader and caliphate Abu…
THR 1/9/16: Obama Seeks to Enact Anti-Gun Policies
Jan 7, 2016 • 39 min
President Obama has announced his intention to enact more anti-gun policies. Michael Medved looks at the timing of the message. Nicholas Johnson, professor of law at Fordham University, talks with Dennis Prager about the ramifications of Obama’s actions…
THR 1/2/16: Abraham Lincoln Special
Dec 31, 2015 • 39 min
Michael Medved takes us on an appreciative tour of Abraham Lincoln: the wartime president, phenomenal leader, a man with brilliant rhetorical gifts, and unparalleled political prowess.
THR 12/26/15: The Gloves Come off at the GOP Debate
Dec 17, 2015 • 39 min
Michael Medved explains why he found Ted Cruz’s carpet bombing remark at the GOP debate in Las Vegas troubling. Bill Bennett discusses with former assistant secretary of defense, Bing West, the lessons that we should learn from prior wars to fight today’s…
THR 12/19/15: A Christmas Story Special
Dec 16, 2015 • 39 min
In this special edition of the Townhall Review, Michael Medved tells the story of Christmas, from the humble beginnings of Jesus Christ’s birth to Saint Nicholas to Santa Clause. Medved shares how Christmas was both frowned upon and celebrated in colonial…
THR 12/12/15: Obama’s Willful Ignorance and the Rise of ISIS
Dec 10, 2015 • 39 min
Shortly after the San Bernardino attack, Joe Scarborough, host of “Morning Joe” joined Hugh Hewitt to launch his criticism of Obama. Bret Stephens of the Wall Street Journal spoke out about political correctness in light of the terrorist attack in…
THR 12/5/15: Obama Battles Islamic Radicalism by Focusing on Carbon Emissions
Dec 3, 2015 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt talked with columnist of the world, Mark Steyn, in the aftermath of the San Bernardino shooting. Bill Bennett turned to Steven Hayward of Pepperdine University to discuss Obama’s attendance at the climate conference in Paris. British…
THR 11/28/15: The Story of Thanksgiving
Nov 25, 2015 • 39 min
This special edition of the Townhall Review features Michael Medved telling the compelling story of the Pilgrims: why they left Europe, how they made their way across the ocean, and how they fought to survive in the New World while preserving their…
20151121 THR: Islamist Terror in Paris
Nov 19, 2015 • 39 min
How did the Paris attacks happen? How can future attacks be stopped? Bill Bennett talks with Bing West, former assistant secretary of defense. Counter-terrorism expert and author Daveed Gartenstein joins Dennis Prager. New Speaker of the House Paul Ryan…
THR 11/14/15: THR 11/14/15: Marco Rubio Smacks Rand Paul’s Isolationism
Nov 12, 2015 • 39 min
After the most important clips from the latest GOP debate, Larry Elder challenged the merits of the minimum wage. Dennis Prager discussed the GOP victory in Kentucky and the difficulty of polling with John Fund of the American Spectator. Bill Bennett…
THR 11/7/15: Ted Cruz Unveils His Flat Tax Plan
Nov 5, 2015 • 39 min
Ted Cruz unveiled his tax plan that includes a flat tax. He discussed the details on the Hugh Hewitt Show. Carly Fiorina tackled the issue of immigration with Bill Bennett. Michael Medved talked about the election season with columnist Peggy Noonan. The…
THR 10/31/15: GOP Presidential Candidates Hit Back at Biased CNBC Moderators
Oct 29, 2015 • 39 min
The Weekly Standard’s Bill Kristol and columnist Mark Steyn both check in with Bill Bennett to discuss the GOP debate hosted by the heavily biased CNBC moderators. Hugh Hewitt spoke with Senator Tom Cotton about Obama’s budget deal that leaves national…
THR 10/24/15: Hillary Cackles While Benghazi Questions Loom
Oct 22, 2015 • 39 min
After Hillary Clinton appeared before the House Committee on Benghazi, Hugh Hewitt caught up with Senator Lindsey Graham for his impressions. Before the hearing, Hugh spoke with CNN’s Jake Tapper about Hillary’s strange and loud cackle while Tapper tried…
Townhall Review 10/17/15: Hillary Is the Only Sane One of the Bunch … Just Barely
Oct 15, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett catches up with The Washington Post’s Jennifer Rubin to discuss the Democratic debate. Dennis Prager talks about the radical leftist positions of the Democratic candidates for president. Michael Medved reflects on the lackluster debate.…
Townhall Review 10/10/15: Has Putin Bitten Off More Than He Can Chew?
Oct 8, 2015 • 39 min
Morning in America’s Bill Bennett spoke with retired four-star general Jack Keane about Obama’s fecklessness in the Middle East. Columnist George Will talked with Hugh Hewitt about the troubles in Syria. Michael Medved looked at Prime Minister Benjamin…
Vladimir Putin Boldly Bombs Syria While Obama Sits on the Sidelines
Oct 2, 2015 • 39 min
On this week’s edition of the Townhall Review: Hugh Hewitt discussed the defense budget with Arkansas Senator Tom Cotton. U.S. Ambassador to Syria during much of Obama’s second term joined Morning in America’s Bill Bennett. Hugh Hewitt spoke with Senator…
Scott Walker’s Departure Demonstrates Patriotic Grace
Sep 24, 2015 • 39 min
Governor Scott Walker dropped out of the presidential race. Why? And was it a good move? Hugh Hewitt speaks with Fox News political reporter Chris Stirewalt. Why are Republican voters furious? Hewitt talks to pollster Frank Luntz. Jonathan Last of the…
Fiorina Battles Trump, Wins the GOP Debate
Sep 17, 2015 • 39 min
Carly Fiorina had a big night at the CNN debate. How did Trump, Rubio, Bush and others fare? We have post-debate analysis from Bill Bennett and guest Marc Thiessen. Hugh Hewitt spoke with Senator Marco Rubio about Iran, as did Mike Gallagher with Governor…
Hillary Clinton’s Desperate Campaign Reboot
Sep 10, 2015 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt looks at Hillary Clinton’s address to the Brookings Institution. Kansas Congressman Mike Pompeo talks about how to stop Obama’s Iran nuke deal. Mike Gallagher turns to Pete Wehner of the Ethics and Public Policy Center to discuss the county…
Hillary Clinton Is “One E-mail Away From Being One and Done”
Sep 3, 2015 • 39 min
Morning in America’s Bill Bennett spoke with Sean Trende, senior elections analyst for Real Clear Politics. Another poll made headlines for its unique question about Hillary and not-so-surprising results. Salem host Michael Medved explains. Democratic…
China Is Tanking and the Dawn of the Second Nuclear Age
Aug 27, 2015 • 39 min
Michael Medved talks with the Heritage Foundation’s Steve Moore about China’s financial woes and how they affect America. Gordon Chang, author of “The Coming Collapse of China,” speaks with Bill Bennett. Tom Cotton fears that the path America is taking…
Hillary Clinton: A Verifiable Liar
Aug 20, 2015 • 39 min
Townhall’s Guy Benson talks to Hugh Hewitt about Hillary’s six lies involving her e-mail server. AEI’s Michael Rubin talks to Bill Bennett about the server. Governor Chris Christie thinks that Hillary may have obstructed justice and definitely has…
Marco Rubio Slams Hillary Clinton’s Judgment Over Her Secret Computer Server
Aug 13, 2015 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt talks with Senator Marco Rubio and National Review’s Eliana Johnson about Hillary Clinton’s secret server. Mike Gallagher speaks with Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin about how Obama has given Iran an enormous gift. Vice President of…
Obama: Iranian Hardliners Are Making Common Cause with the Republican Caucus
Aug 6, 2015 • 43 min
Michael Medved talks with Alan Dershowitz, author of “The Case Against the Iran Deal.” Bill Bennett turns to Weekly Standard columnist and Fox contributor Stephen Hayes for analysis on the Iran nuke deal. Casey Mattox, Sr. Counsel for Alliance Defending…
John Kerry Fails to Read the Secret Nuke Agreements Between Iran and the IAEA
Jul 30, 2015 • 39 min
Senator Tom Cotton grills Secretary of State John Kerry and then talks to Bill Bennett about it. Bill Kristol also talks to Bennett about the nuke deal. Medved and Darrel Issa discuss how you just can’t trust Hillary Clinton. Fred Barnes talks with Bill…
GOP’s Sweet…And Sour, 16 [7-25-15]
Jul 24, 2015 • 39 min
GOP’s Sweet…And Sour, 16 [7-25-15] by Hugh Hewitt
ALL Democrat Candidates Support Sanctuary Cities 7-11-15
Jul 10, 2015 • 39 min
ALL Democrat Candidates Support Sanctuary Cities 7-11-15 by Hugh Hewitt
Gay Marriage: The Left’s Blurred Lines Continues…
Jul 2, 2015 • 39 min
Gay Marriage: The Left’s Blurred Lines Continues… by Hugh Hewitt
SCOTUScare “Does Real Violence to the Rule of Law”
Jun 25, 2015 • 39 min
After horrible tragedies, like the shooting at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, most partisan politicians give some daylight between the tragedy and their own agenda. Not Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. Michael Medved explains. Mike…
“We’ve Reached A New Stage In Donaldism” 6-20-15
Jun 18, 2015 • 39 min
“We’ve Reached A New Stage In Donaldism” 6-20-15 by Hugh Hewitt
Obama 9 Months Later: “We Do Not Yet Have A Complete [ISIS] Strategy” 6-13-15
Jun 12, 2015 • 39 min
Obama 9 Months Later: “We Do Not Yet Have A Complete [ISIS] Strategy” 6-13-15 by Hugh Hewitt
Prager: Feelings Trump Reality, Truth, and Now…Biology 6-6-15
Jun 5, 2015 • 39 min
Prager: Feelings Trump Reality, Truth, and Now…Biology 6-6-15 by Hugh Hewitt
So, What’s Become of Colorado’s Pot Legalization? 5-30-15
May 29, 2015 • 39 min
So, What’s Become of Colorado’s Pot Legalization? 5-30-15 by Hugh Hewitt
Islamic State Takes Ramadi, Obama Preaches Climate 5-23-15
May 22, 2015 • 39 min
Islamic State Takes Ramadi, Obama Preaches Climate 5-23-15 by Hugh Hewitt
Arthur Brooks Unpacks His Debate with Obama 5-16-15
May 14, 2015 • 39 min
Arthur Brooks Unpacks His Debate with Obama 5-16-15 by Hugh Hewitt
Carly Keeps Crushing It 5-9-15
May 8, 2015 • 39 min
Carly Fiorina discusses her campaign launch and Hillary with Hugh Hewitt. Michael Medved has Mike Huckabee on to talk about his presidential announcement. Paul Ryan and Hewitt on the up-and-coming presidential campaign and the Clinton bubble. Mike…
Baltimore Burns, Supreme Court Hears Same-Sex Marriage 5-2-15
May 1, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and Peter Kersanow on the riots in Baltimore. Michael Medved and Michael Steele on the riots. Bill Bennett and Heather MacDonald on the riots and how boys without fathers need role models. Mike Gallagher and Ryan Anderson on the Supreme Court…
GOP Hopefuls Begin To Make Their Case 4-25-15
Apr 27, 2015 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt and Ted Cruz on Obama’s non-deal with Iran. Michael Medved on Obama squaring Iran’s “death to America” mantra. Bill Bennett and and Bing West on Obama’s inability to deal with aggressive Iranian war ships. Hewitt and John Kasich on Kasich’s…
Rubio Running 4-18-15
Apr 17, 2015 • 39 min
Dennis Prager on Hillary Announcement. Michael Medved on Hillary announcing. Hugh Hewitt with Carly Fiorina on Hillary running. Bill Bennett with Steve Hayes on Rubio running. Hugh Hewitt with presidential candidate, Marco Rubio. Bill Bennett and Pete…
Leftist Zeitgeist: Give Me EQUALITY or Give Me Death! 4-11-15
Apr 10, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and Max Boot on the Iran/U.S. mess. Hugh Hewitt and Bret Stephens the future of the Middle East. Bennett and Nina Shea on the 147 college Christians being slaughtered in Kenya by radical Muslims. Bennett and Robert Costa on the Rand Paul…
FeIgned Outrage and Polical Theater From Democrats in Indiana/Arkansas 4-4-15
Apr 8, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and Matt Franck on Indiana’s political theater, aka the Religious Freedom Restoration Act. Jeb Bush blasts the Democrats feigned outrage towards Indiana and Arkansas. Mike Gallagher and Dennis Prager discuss the liberal common core value seen…
Obama’s True Enemy is Netanyahu, Not ISIS Nor Iran 3-28-15
Apr 8, 2015 • 38 min
Gallagher and Erick Stakelbeck on ISIS. Bill Bennett and Max Boot on Obama’s true enemy being Netanyahu, not Iran or ISIS. Hugh Hewitt with Marco Rubio on Obama’s decline in military spending. Hewitt and John McCain on military spending caps. Dennis…
Obama Invests in Israel’s Election…Loses 3-21-15
Apr 8, 2015 • 39 min
Dennis Prager with Michael Friedson from Jerusalem on Benjamin Netanyahu’s election victory. Hugh Hewitt with Peter Berkowitz from Tel Aviv on Netanyahu’s win. Prager summarizes and clairifies Israel’s election and how it relates to Obama. Bill Bennett…
What Difference Does A Staged Press Conference Make? 3-13-15
Mar 13, 2015 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt and guest David Drucker, Sr. Congressional Correspondent at the Washington Examiner discuss Hillary’s emails. Dennis Prager and Frank Luntz respond to Hillary’s email press conference. Hewitt and Sen. Tom Cotton on the GOP congress open letter…
Will The Clinton Teflon Remain Impenetrable? 3-6-15
Mar 6, 2015 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt and Peter Robinson on PM Netanyahu’s speech to the U.S. Congress. Dennis Prager reacts to Netanyahu’s speech. Bill Bennett and Carly Fiorina on last weekend’s murder of Russian Boris Nemtsov. Hugh Hewitt and liberal Democrat/fellow law school…
RNC’s Priebus on GOP Debates: Conservatives Will Interview, Liberal Media Is Done 2-27-15
Mar 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and AEI’s Michael Rubin on Obama’s remarks that “no religion is responsible for terrorism” remark. Hugh Hewitt and Donald Rumsfeld on the President’s handling of Islamic terror. Dennis Prager responds to a CNN column written by Cornel…
Obama Confusion: Extremists Killed “Folks” at Kosher Deli—Global Warming Trumps Terrorism 2-13-15
Mar 6, 2015 • 39 min
Dennis Prager analyzes Obama’s interview with Vox and his comments on “folks” being murdered at Paris Kosher deli. Hugh Hewitt on Jonathan Carl’s grilling WH on Obama’s Kosher deli comments. Bill Bennett and Rep. Cotton on Obama’s Gitmo policy. Hewitt and…
Obama Decrees: “No Religion Is Responsible for Terrorism” 2-20-15
Mar 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett spoke with Samuel Tadros, a Coptic Christian who is a member of the Islamism and International Order Working Group at Stanford’s Hoover Institution—then Bennett turns to former Assistant Secretary of Defense, Francis “Bing” West. Hugh Hewitt…
Islamic State Burns Infidel, Obama Chars Christianity 2-6-15
Feb 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and Marc Thiessen on Jordan now waging war on Islamic State. Dennis Prager with David Pryce Jones on what is driving Islamic State to use such evil tactics. Hugh Hewitt and Jim Talent on the Obama Administration’s bungling Middle East agenda.…
“We Are Shocked by Spectacular Evil—When It Continues We are Less Shocked” 1-30-15
Feb 6, 2015 • 39 min
Senator Tom Cotton and Hugh Hewitt discuss Netanyahu’s up-and-coming visit to speak to the U.S. Congress. Bill Bennett and former Pentagon official, Michael Rubin on the turmoil in Yemen. Bill Kristol and Hugh Hewitt on the Middle East mess, beginning…
SOTU: Obama Believes in Consequences ONLY When He Wins 1-23-15
Feb 6, 2015 • 39 min
Michael Medved and Bobby Jindal on Obama’s SOTU. Hugh Hewitt and Rick Santorum on SOTU. Steven Hayward and Pete Weyner on SOTU. Dennis Prager and Michael Medved also discuss the SOTU. Prager covers the so-called lack of diversity with the Oscar-nominated…
It’s Not About the Cartoon 1-16-15
Feb 6, 2015 • 39 min
Dennis Prager on Obama’s absence from the Paris rally. Michael Medved on the Paris rally. Bill Bennett and Alan Dershowitz on France’s Muslim problem. Prager on Muslim students in France not standing during the moment of silence. Bennett and Michael Rubin…
Islamic Terror Strikes Paris 1-10-15
Jan 14, 2015 • 39 min
Michael Medved on the Islamic terrorist attack in Paris. Hugh Hewitt with NYT’s John Burns on Paris attack. Hewitt with Newt Gingrich on the new Congress and the ‘16 election. Bill Bennett and Heather MacDonald on the NYPD vs. De Blasio dust-up. Bill…
“Unbroken’s” Real-Life Zamperini Gives Interview with Hugh Hewitt 1-2-15
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt with Larry Sabato on the 2016 presidential race. Hewitt and Robert Costa on Jeb Bush running in ‘16. Hewitt and Charles Krauthammer on a Rubio run in ‘16. On the big screen right now is the film “Unbroken”—the life story of one of the heroes…
Moral Reason Why Free Enterprise Matters: An Arthur Brooks Special 12-26-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
This Townhall Weekend Journal is hosted by Hugh Hewitt with AEI guest, Arthur Brooks.
History of Christmas Special 12-19-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Hosted by Michael Medved and Dennis Prager.
When Defining “Torture” [and Rape] Becomes Elastic 12-12-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and Marc Thiessen on the so-called “Torture Report.” Former Director of the CIA’s “Clandestine Services,” Jose Rodriguez, was in charge of most of the activities implicated in the report—he appeared on Bill Bennett’s show to discuss. Max Boot…
Liberals Dust Off “Blame Whitey” Card 12-5-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett spoke with former Philadelphia police officer Mike Tremoglie, author of “Sense of Duty,” about Ferguson. Michael Medved on the Ferguson take by NBA-great Charles Barkley. Concerning Ferguson, Dennis Prager doesn’t think law AND order won.…
The Origins of Thanksgiving 11-28-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
This special Townhall Weekend Journal is presented by Michael Medved.
Allah is the Greatest…The Greatest What?! 11-21-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Michael Medved spoke with his brother Jonathan, a resident of Israel, about the recent deadly attacks by Palestinians. Dennis Prager on Palestinians who delight in murder, but others call it what it is: evil. Alan Dershowitz was particularly struck by the…
Stupid, Lied To, or Both? 11-14-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett spoke with China expert Gordon Chang about Obama’s visit to China. Bennett and Middle East expert/AEI scholar Michael Rubin on Iran’s nuclear ambitions and their threat to Israel. Hugh Hewitt with RNC chair Reince Priebus unpack the election…
Obama’s Election Take: I Hear You Non-Voters 11-7-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett with Rober Costa on the election results. Mike Gallagher and Newt Gingrich discuss the election. Dennis Prager and John Fund on moving forward after the election. Michael Medved on the disenfranchising impact of third-party candidates. Prager…
Corporations DO Create Jobs…Don’t They? 10-31-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and Bill Kristol on the potential loss of the Senate to the Republicans. Hugh Hewitt and CNN’s Jake Tapper on the election. Prager and Ann Coulter discuss Christian’s and their reluctance to engage in the voting process—they also discuss how…
Islamic Terror In Canada: Obama Yawns, Sends A Shout-Out 10-24-14
Jan 6, 2015 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and election expert, Sean Trende of Real Clear Politics break down the races. Michael Medved on Tavis Smiley’s remarkably transparent comment regarding the black vote. Hugh Hewitt with U.S. Federal Prosecutor Andrew McCarthy, then with Victor…
Africa: A Forest Fire Throwing Out Sparks Weekend Journal 10-18-14
Oct 21, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett talks Ebola with Michael Osterholm, director of the Center for Infectious Disease Research and Policy at the University of Minnesota. Michael Medved talks with Gordon Chang—author of “Nuclear Showdown: North Korea Takes on the World.” Hugh…
Dear Obama: Being “On The Wrong Side Of History” Is Worse Than Meaningless 10-11-14
Oct 14, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett turned to AEI Scholar and Mideast expert Michael Rubin to discuss ISIS laying siege to the Turkish city of Kobani. Hugh Hewitt spoke to Mideast expert—Christian Sahner—whose new must-read book, “Among the Ruins: Syria Past and Present”, takes…
Are Islamic State Beheadings Sanctioned By The Koran? 10-4-14
Oct 14, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett with China expert Gordon Chang discuss the protests in Hong Kong. Hugh Hewitt with John Fischer Burns, London Bureau Chief for the New York Times who was one of the first western journalists to cover the Cultural Revolution in China. Hewitt…
Media Scatters After Gov. Christie Fully Cleared of Bridgegate 9-27-14
Oct 14, 2014 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt and Ryan Crocker (former Ambassador to Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait and Lebanon), on Middle East. Michael Medved and Bobby Jindal on whether terrorism will strike again on U.S. soil. Dennis Prager unsettles the “settled science”…
“Obama Lives in a Cocoon Surrounded by Sycophants” 9-20-14
Sep 19, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett interviews Marc Thiessen on why we need American troops fighting the Islamic State. Medved talks with John McCain about the best strategy moving forward in Iraq. Krauthammer tells Hugh Hewitt that Obama lives in a cocoon surrounded by…
Obama Decrees: Islamic State is NOT Islamic! 9-12-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt and Rep. Pompeo on the President’s Islamic State address. Bill Bennett and Michael Rubin on the fight with the Islamic State. Mike Gallagher and Andy McCarthy on the war with radical Islamists. Bill Bennett and Sean Trende on the possible…
Obama on ISIS: From “Destroy” to “Manage”…in the SAME DAY! 9-5-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Michael Medved on the Obama/Biden uncoordinated, pathetic, confusing response to Islamic State. Bill Bennett and Professor Robert George of Princeton University (covering constitutional interpretation, civil liberties and philosophy of law) discuss…
The Left-Wing Credo: Poverty Causes Crime—Unemployment Produces Terrorists 8-29-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and military historian Max Boot discuss what should be the U.S. plan of action towards Islamic State. Dennis Prager spoke with national security expert Steven Emerson, who explained the details surrounding the Obama-termed “JV” team called…
ISIS Beheads an American, Obama Goes Golfing 8-22-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Terrorism expert Steven Emerson on the threat of Islamist terrorism. MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough says that Obama has checked out. The Wall Street Journal’s Jason Riley talks about black on black violence and Ferguson. Former Federal Prosecutor and Judge…
ISIS “JV” Continues to Massacre 8-15-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt and Dick Cheney on how much worse ISIS are than al Qaeda. Bill Bennett spoke with Nina Shea of the Hudson Institute, where she directs the Center for Religious Freedom—they discuss the humanitarian crisis in Iraq. Bill Bennett turned to Tom…
Obama: Speaking Loudly and Carrying a Small Stick 8-8-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and combat vet Bing West on the assassination of U.S. General Greene in Iraq. Dennis Prager on the potential Kurdistan target from ISIS. Mark Larson and Israeli Ambassador to the U.S.—Ron Dermer. Israel PM Netanyahu’s defends his country’s…
Israel vs. Hamas…and the Media, and Hollywood, and Europe, and… 8-1-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Dennis Prager comments on Israel’s U.S. ambassador’s (Ron Dermer) take-down of CNN’s Israel/Hamas reporting while being interviewed on their network. Dermer made an appearance on Michael Medved’s show to discuss. Prager on John Kerry’s moral equivalency…
Hamas: A Baby in One Arm, A Kalashnikov In The Other 7-25-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 53 min
Michael Medved’s brother Jonathan, has lived in Israel for over 30 years, and his sons have now been called up. Elliott Abrams, a U.S. foreign policy expert who served under both Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush on Israel. Jamie Weinstein with Noah…
Israel Uses Rockets To Protect People, Hamas Uses People To Protect Their Rockets 7-18-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Mike Gallagher turned to Meir [mayor] Weingarten, President of Ariel Tours to discuss events in Israel. Hugh Hewitt spoke with Israel’s Ambassador to the U.S., Ron Dermer. Dennis Prager on the disturbing worldview of Hamas. Bill Bennett gained a…
Would Burger King Make A Wrapper Celebrating Husbands and Wives? 7-11-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Michael Medved spoke with Michael Oren, former Israeli ambassador to the U.S. Tom Cotton with Hugh Hewitt on Obama’s national security. Historian and all-around ridiculously smart guy Sam Tanenhaus with Hewitt on the production and distribution of…
SCOTUS Hobby Lobby Ruling: Broad or Narrow? 7-4-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt and John Eastman on the SCOTUS Hobby Lobby decision. On Hobby Lobby: Hewitt with David Cortman, senior counsel and vice-president of religious liberty with Alliance Defending Freedom. Michael Medved spoke with Jonathan Medved, brother of…
Issa & Gowdey Skewer the IRS Chief 6-27-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Michael Medved plays clips from Rep. Gowdey’s skewering of the IRS Chief. Bill Bennett talks with John Eastman, whose organization was unlawfully treated by the IRS. Elliot Abrams tells Dennis Prager that Barack Obama broke the Middle East. Vice President…
IRS Scandal Not Watergate…It’s Worse! 6-20-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett spoke with a man who served in Iraq: Florida Congressman Ron DeSantis. Dennis Prager sought answers regarding the Iraq situation from military expert Max Boot. Bennett turned to Tom Jocelyn of LongWarJournal.org. John Hinderacker of…
Obama’s Iraq: Mission Accomplished 6-13-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Dennis Prager with John Fund on Cantor’s defeat. Joe Scarborough and Hugh Hewitt on Cantor. David Drucker and Hewitt on who will replace Cantor as Majority Leader. Bill Bennett and Oliver North on Obama’s Iraq failure. Bennett spoke to Chester Finn, his…
Obama’s Bergdahl Blunder 6-6-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Michael Medved with Colonel Ralph Peters on the Taliban’s Bergdahl release. Bill Bennett spoke with military historian Max Boot about the Bergdahl situation. Michael Medved and Senator Marco Rubio discussed Obama’s unilateral decision to release 5 Gitmo…
On Santa Barbara Killer: Perceived Victimhood Leads To Most Evil 5-30-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Dennis Prager on the Santa Barbara massacre. Michael Medved on massacre. Hugh Hewitt and Gov. John Kasich on the VA scandal. Medved and Bobby Jindal on the VA/Obamacare relation. Prager on the marriage battle. Hugh Hewitt and Pete Wehner on Obama lousy…
The VA: Obama’s Patented 4-Point Response To Scandal 5-23-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett and WaPo’s Robert Costa on the primary election results. Michael Medved was encouraged by the primary election results. Pete Wehner calls the VA scandal “Epic Incompetence,” he was a guest on Bennett’s show. Dennis Prager describes Obama’s…
Obama Vs. Cameron on Boko Haram: Who’s REALLY #TakingAction? 5-16-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett talked about the VA scandal with healthcare expert and Forbes’ “Apothecary” blogger, Avik Roy. Hugh Hewitt with Michael Bender of Bloomberg who on whether the Dems attempt to exploit “income inequality” would backfire on them. Dennis Prager…
Coming Soon: Trey Gowdy Vs. Obama’s Benghazi Cover-Up 5-9-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Dennis Prager on the 5 to 4 Supreme Court deciding sectarian prayer at a government meeting can continue. Immediately following the Gowdy-to-be-head-of-Benghazi-Select-Committee announcement, Hugh Hewitt was joined by Paul Ryan to discuss Gowdy’s Benghazi…
Privacy No Longer Guaranteed If You Break Culture’s Moral Code? 5-2-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Michael Medved and Karl Rove discuss the latest revelation from the Benghazi scandal. Columnist Byron York spoke with K.T. McFarland who served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs under President Ronald Reagan—they discussed the…
Koch’s Who? Billionaire Pledges $100M To Candidates Who Oppose Keystone Pipeline 4-25-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt turned to Frank Dowse: a former military attaché to Ukraine and member of the Naval Special Warfare Command. Bill Bennett sorted through the incoherence in U.S. foreign policy regarding Al Qaeda with National Review’s Andrew McCarthy. A very…
Hank Aaron: Disagree with Obama and You’re Worse Than KKK 4-18-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt discussed the Ukraine problem with former Senator from Missouri, Jim Talent. Hewitt guest, Arkansas Rep. Tom Cotton is challenging Mark Pryor for the senate seat in his state. Salem radio host Michael Medved spoke with Gov. Bobby Jindal about…
Liberty or Firefox…You Choose! 4-11-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Michael Medved on Mozilla CEO, Brandon Eich getting fired over his $1,000 contribution to Prop 8. Dennis Prager sees a new sort of McCarthyism with Eich’s ousting. Paul Kenger—From Grove City College—discussed with Bill Bennett how one of the Pope’s gifts…
The Left’s Latest PC Attempt: Eliminate the Phrase BE A MAN 4-4-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Mike Gallagher spoke with Florida Senator Marco Rubio about Obama’s declaration that 7.1M people signed-up for Obamacare. Bill Bennett examined the numbers—that magical 7.1 million figure—with Avik Roy, opinion editor for Forbes. Michael Medved called…
Obamacare Success: 1.5M of the 47M Uninsured Have Signed Up! 4-28-14
Sep 16, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett sorted through the Hobby Lobby case with Matt Franck of the Witherspoon Institute. National Review’s Carrie Severino was in the court for the Hobby Lobby arguments. She spoke about it to Guy Benson. Michael Medved compared notes on our weak…
Ukraine and Obama’s UN Diploma 3-21-14
Sep 15, 2014 • 39 min
Bill Bennett spoke with former Pentagon official and AEI scholar Michael Rubin about what is driving Russia’s aggression. Dennis Prager called out NBC’s David Gregory for another episode of moral equivalence on last week’s “Meet the Press”—Gregory thought…
Liberty or Firefox…You Choose! Weekend Journal
Apr 24, 2014 • 39 min
Michael Medved on Mozilla CEO, Brandon Eich getting fired over his $1,000 contribution to Prop 8. Dennis Prager sees a new sort of McCarthyism with Eich’s ousting. Paul Kenger—From Grove City College—discussed with Bill Bennett how one of the Pope’s gifts…
Hank Aaron: Disagree with Obam
Apr 22, 2014 • 39 min
Hugh Hewitt discussed the Ukraine problem with former Senator from Missouri, Jim Talent. Hewitt guest, Arkansas Rep. Tom Cotton is challenging Mark Pryor for the senate seat in his state. Salem radio host Michael Medved spoke with Gov. Bobby Jindal about…