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Hugh Hewitt On The Damning Revelations of the IG Report
Jun 18 • 33 min
If this report had come out before the 2016 presidential election, Trump would have had an even bigger electoral college win, and perhaps even the popular vote.
Mark Davis: Why We Need ‘Guarded Optimism’ on North Korea Summit
Jun 15 • 1 min
If the smiles and handshakes give way to the usual North Korean lies and delays, it could all amount to nothing. But there’s a sense this time that things are different. The American President is certainly of a different type.
Summit in Singapore and the North Korean Future
Jun 14 • 40 min
Townhall Review - June 16, 2018 Hugh Hewitt and Phillip Rucker, White House Bureau Chief at the Washington Post, talk about President Trump’s press conference following the U.S.- North Korea summit. Hugh Hewitt joins with South Carolina Senator Lindsay…
Mike Gallagher invites GOP Primary winner Katie Arrington
Jun 14 • 13 min
Katie Arrington on her defeat of Mark Sanford. Arrington pledged to fully support President Trump and his agenda, unlike Sanford who has recently gravitated into the ‘Never Trump” camp of legislators. What’s the lesson here?
Lanhee Chen: North Korean Summit A Significant Step on a Long Road
Jun 12 • 1 min
President Trump’s historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Un was a very significant step as the two leaders seek to bridge the wide chasm that has separated the two nations since the cessation of hostilities on the Korean Peninsula almost 65…
Dennis Prager On Why Young Evangelicals are Not Supporting Israel
Jun 12 • 6 min
Dennis Prager explains how young evangelicals are now more influenced by the ideology of the Left than the teachings of the Bible.
Michael Medved: Misleading Headline Displays Bias
Jun 11 • 1 min
A front-page headline in The New York Times distorted a bold new initiative of the Trump administration and displayed that paper’s long-standing grudge. Beneath a dramatic photo of a suspect being led away in handcuffs, the headline proclaimed: TRUMP…
Prager and Andrew McCarthy Discuss The Anti-Trump Origins of FBI investigation into Trump’s Campaign
Jun 11 • 9 min
Dennis Prager invites National Review’s Andrew McCarthy to discuss present developments in the Mueller investigation, the current focus on Stormy Daniels, and the anti-Trump origins of the FBI investigation into Trump’s campaign.
Medved on Bill Clinton, Woody Allen and the #MeToo Movement
Jun 8 • 12 min
Michael Medved comments on Clinton’s recent puzzling answer to a question on whether he had privately apologized to Monica Lewinsky. Plus other issues in the #MeToo movement.
Masterpiece Cakeshop Owner Talks Victory at Supreme Court
Jun 7 • 41 min
Townhall Review — June 09, 2018 Hugh Hewitt and Michael Medved speak with Jack Phillips, owner of The Masterpiece Cake Shop, and ADF lead council, Kristin Waggoner, to recount their six-year battle against the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and the…
Michael Medved: An American Victim of Terrorism
Jun 7 • 1 min
Fifty years ago, supporters of Robert Kennedy’s presidential campaign gathered for a victory party after a hard-fought California primary. For those of us who were there at LA’s Ambassador Hotel that fatal night, it became one of the most searing…
Medved with Jack Phillips and ADF’s Wagoner on Masterpiece SCOTUS ruling.
Jun 7 • 15 min
Michael Medved talks with the owner of Masterpiece Cakeshop, who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple and was sued for it. His case was represented all the way to the Supreme Court by the brave lawyers of Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF).
Hewitt with ADF on The Masterpiece Cakeshop SCOTUS ruling
Jun 6 • 5 min
Hewitt hosts ADF’s Wagoner and the owner of Masterpiece Cake Shop of Colorado, whose case went to the Supreme Court. Masterpiece Cake Shop had refused to bake a wedding cake for a gay couple.
Larry Elder: George Wallace Was Forgiven, But Not Whites Who Never Did Anything?
Jun 5 • 8 min
Larry Elder gives a thoughtful commentary on the misplaced focus of the anti-racist movement in America.
Michael Medved: Overruling the Anti-Business Left
Jun 4 • 1 min
Why would any city punish the biggest companies in town by imposing a tax on every job those businesses create? That’s the question raised by a bi-partisan coalition seeking to overturn the newly imposed “Head Tax” in Seattle. The effort to repeal this…
Mike Gallagher Discusses the Student “Die-In”
Jun 4 • 13 min
Mike Gallagher discusses the student “die-in” that changed a Florida grocery store chain’s political giving.
An Early Look at the 2018 Election
May 31 • 40 min
Townhall Review — June 02, 2018 Hugh Hewitt turns to Tim Alberta of Politico for clarity on the upcoming November midterm elections. Mike Gallagher discusses the recent Florida Publix “die-in” initiated by David Hogg has caused Publix to capitulate to…
Michael Medved: Freedom of Speech Doesn’t Mean Freedom From Consequences
May 31 • 1 min
When ABC canceled its top-rated Roseanne revival, Americans received another reminder that freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences. No, the government can’t stop you from saying stupid things but a private business can terminate your…
Medved and ADF’s Holcomb Discuss a Case of a Male Student Using Female Bathroom at a School
May 31 • 13 min
Should the rights of female students who need privacy from physiological males entering their bathrooms be protected?
Hewitt Asks Eric Hargan of HHS to Explain the ‘Lost’ Migrant Children Report
May 30 • 16 min
Eric Hargan, Deputy Secretary at HHS, clears the air over the misleading news reports about ‘lost’ migrant children in the US.
Jerry Bowyer:In the Laboratory of Democracy, New Jersey Is Failing
May 29 • 1 min
My clients are fleeing New Jersey like it’s on fire,” that’s what a financial consultant to wealthy individuals just told James Freeman of the Wall Street Journal. What is the fire driving them out? It’s the class warfare as expressed in the worst…
Metaxas and Terry Mattingly on Media Bias in Reporting on Religion
May 29 • 35 min
Mattingly delves deep into the increasingly conspicuous media bias with respect to religion.
Hugh Hewitt and Lindsey Graham Discuss “Spygate” and Trump on North Korea
May 28 • 14 min
Senator Graham reveals what he believes is the difference between him and the “Never Trumpers.”
Michael Medved and the Media’s Out of Context Headlines
May 25 • 12 min
Michael Medved looks at how the media and Nancy Pelosi took President Trump’s comments on immigrants out of context and how they are damaging their own credibility.
Dennis Prager Shares His Theory of Why We Have So Many Shootings
May 25 • 8 min
Dennis Prager’s thoughtful analysis of what change in American culture led to the the current levels of shootings. It’s not guns or mental illness, he says.
Former Hillary Advisor Calls for End to Mueller Investigation
May 24 • 41 min
Townhall Review - May 26, 2018 Hugh Hewitt sits down with Mark Peen, pollster and adviser to former President Bill Clinton about his op-ed piece calling for an end to the Mueller investigation. Mike Gallagher speaks with Mercedes Schlapp, White House…
Michael Medved: Message From the Royal Wedding
May 24 • 1 min
Media coverage of Britain’s royal wedding focused mostly on breaks with tradition—with a biracial, divorced, American bride and a couple that lived together before marriage. But the ceremony itself also sent some more traditional messages: in a nation…
Medved: Is a College Degree Really Worth It?
May 24 • 16 min
Medved comments on a New York Times article by a professor who posed some serious questions on the practical value of a college degree.
Gallagher and VP Mike Pence on Prison Fellowship, Gina Haspel, N Korea
May 23 • 12 min
Gallagher with VP Mike Pence on Prison Fellowship, Chuck Colson, then gets into employment numbers (more job openings than any point in U.S. history, more than 3 million jobs created since Trump took office), Gina Haspel being sworn in, North Korea talks.
Hugh Hewitt Asks Vicky Toensing To Explain Why the President Cannot Be Indicted
May 22 • 15 min
Toensing explains why the president cannot be indicted, for constitutional and practical purposes.
Phil Cowen and Jonathan Keller Discuss California AB 2943 Impact on Sexual Orientation Counseling
May 18 • 23 min
Phil Cowan invites Jonathan Keller, of the California Family Counsel to examine California AB 2943, “Unlawful business practices: Sexual Orientation Change Effort” that would ban the assistance of helping individuals with issues of sexual orientation.
U.S. Fulfills Promise to Israel in Embassy Move to Jerusalem
May 17 • 40 min
Townhall Review - May 19, 2018 Hugh Hewitt and Lanhee Chen, of Stanford Law and the Hoover Institution, sit down to talk about the judicial confirmation process in the U.S. Senate. Phil Cowan invites Jonathan Keller, of the California Family Counsel to…
Larry Elder with the Fiery Travis Allen, Running for Gov of California
May 17 • 12 min
Travis Allen believes he can win Governorship of California if he can just bring out Trump’s supporters. Trump’s votes for president were more than Jerry Brown’s votes for governor in California.
Prager Exposes the Left’s Dishonest Reporting on Israeli-Palestinian Conflict
May 16 • 11 min
Dennis Prager deftly analyzes NPR’s misrepresentation of Palestinian sentiments in their recent tragic clashes with Israeli Defence forces.
Mike Gallagher with Meir Weingarten on Significance of US Embassy Shift to Jerusalem
May 15 • 8 min
Meir Weingarten: “There are two promise keepers in this story: President Trump… and God.”
Michael Medved: Topsy-Turvy Values Behind the Anti-Business “Head Tax”
May 15 • 1 min
A shockingly stupid proposal has outraged the business community here in Seattle, illustrating the topsy-turvy values of contemporary liberalism. The City plans to enact a punitive “head tax” on every business with revenues of more than 20 million…
Michael Medved Interviews Sara Rankin on Solving Homelessness
May 14 • 20 min
Medved asks Professor Sara Rankin to explain her organization’s proposals to solving the homelessness crisis in America. In this engaging exchange, Medved presses her to defend the long-term practicality of her solutions.
Dennis Prager and the Prom Dress Controversy
May 11 • 8 min
Dennis Prager offers his take on the prom dress controversy and how the young lady who posted innocent pictures of her dress had no idea the storm it would create.
Iran Deal, Hostage Release and Elections Give Trump a Big Week
May 10 • 40 min
Townhall Review - May 12, 2018 Congressman Mike Gallagher talks with Hugh Hewitt about President Trump’s decision to pull the United States out of the Iranian nuclear deal. New York Times columnist Bret Stephens and Hugh Hewitt look at the Iranian…
Michael Medved Interviews CNN’s Jake Tapper
May 10 • 13 min
Medved asks Jake Tapper about Trump’s presidency, Washington, DC culture, CNN’s coverage of Trump, media bias, Mueller, and other issues.
Hugh Hewitt and Susan Glasser Discuss What Will Happen After Iran Deal
May 9 • 10 min
Susan Glasser, staff writer at ‘The New Yorker,’ on Iran Deal, imposing new sanctions, burning flag in Iranian parliament, IRGC, Iran strike Israel? etc
Hewitt and Selena Zito Discuss Why Evangelical Support for Trump Doesn’t Waver Through the Storms!
May 9 • 6 min
Hugh Hewitt hosts Selena Zito, author of “The Great Revolt,” to discuss why the elite keep misunderstanding the roots of evangelical support for Trump.
Mark Davis Interviews David Cortman of Alliance Defending Freedom
May 8 • 13 min
Mark Davis interviews David Cortman of ADF about the strategic legal work they’ve been doing battling the increasingly vicious assault of the Left on free speech and religious freedom.
Michael Medved: Korea as Key to Victory for Trump and GOP
May 4 • 1 min
Over-confident Democrats take comfort in the history of mid-term elections in a new president’s first term: for nearly two centuries, the party in power almost always loses seats in Congress. But Republicans should feel encouraged by the only exception to…
Two Huge Tests for Trump Diplomacy
May 3 • 40 min
Townhall Review – May 5, 2018 Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the United States, joins Hugh Hewitt to discuss how the possible Iranian duplicity during the brokering of the Iran Nuclear Deal recently uncovered by Israeli intelligence might…
Michael Medved: Impeachment Talk Can Only Damage Dems
May 3 • 1 min
Recent polls suggest 70 percent of Democrats support impeachment of President Trump—a preference ignoring obvious lessons from the recent past. Andrew Johnson was impeached in 1868 during his last months in office and he wasn’t running for re-election.…
Lanhee Chen: Encouraging Developments on North Korea
May 2 • 1 min
When it comes to North Korea, the old adage of “Trust, but verify” isn’t nearly enough. We should—absolutely—be skeptical of the rogue regime’s claims. And we should, of course, hold them accountable for whatever promises they might make. But we should…
Owen Strachan: Let’s Treat All Women With Respect
May 1 • 1 min
Here are the rules today: you must be pro-woman at all times—unless, that is, the woman you’re engaging is conservative or religious. We saw an example of this cultural double-standard at this past weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner. This dinner…
Albert Mohler: One Family’s Sacrifice for Liberty
Apr 30 • 1 min
The New York Times recently published a story entitled “Wreck of the Juneau Is Found.” It’s about the discovery of the U.S. Navy cruiser Juneau that was blasted apart by a Japanese torpedo in 1942. Even in the context of the millions and millions of…
Albert Mohler: California and the Future of Religious Liberty
Apr 27 • 1 min
The California Assembly has yet again adopted legislation that makes an undeniable infringement on religious liberty. Assembly Bill 2943 would make it fraudulent and illegal to offer in any way to have anything to do with a change in sexual orientation,…
Michael Medved: Is the New Cuban Government “Notably Diverse” or a Uniform Disaster?
Apr 26 • 1 min
The left cherishes a peculiar, pernicious concept of “diversity” as the New York Times demonstrated with its reporting on the new president of Cuba. The newspaper’s headline proclaimed “A Transition of Power in Cuba Sends a Signal on Diversity” and a…
A Look Back and a Look Ahead with Speaker Paul Ryan
Apr 26 • 40 min
Townhall Review – April 28, 2018 Retiring Speaker of the House Paul Ryan joins Hugh Hewitt looking on his accomplishments as Congressman and Speaker of the House. Michael Medved and Daily Beast columnist Gordon Chang discuss the evolving and historic…
Lanhee Chen: Paul Ryan One of the Conservative Movement’s Most Articulate and Thoughtful Leaders
Apr 25 • 1 min
Paul Ryan has announced that he won’t be running for reelection again this fall. He was first elected to Congress in 1998 and during his 20 years there, has served the citizens of the First District of Wisconsin well. Even as he rose to become one of the…
David Davenport: The Senate Is Broken
Apr 24 • 1 min
Former President James Buchanan called the United States Senate “the greatest deliberative body in the world.” But Sen. John Kennedy of Louisiana, recently complained that he hasn’t even been able to get a vote on a single legislative amendment in his…
Michael Medved: Striking a Blow for Decency
Apr 23 • 1 min
Carping criticism of the Trump administration’s handling of the targeted, allied air strikes against the Syrian dictator follows a long, sad tradition in debates on US foreign policy. The Nazis were profoundly evil in World War II, while Britain was noble…
Owen Strachan: California’s Effort to Silence Speech
Apr 20 • 1 min
The best way to overhaul a culture is to change the way it thinks. Here’s one major way to change cultural thinking: stifle the free exchange of ideas. This is what’s happening in California right now. Assembly Bill 2943 would make it an “unlawful…
Remembering a Great First Lady: Barbara Bush, and Comey’s “Revenge Tour”
Apr 19 • 40 min
Townhall Review — April 21, 2018 Remembering First Lady Barbara Bush, Bill Bennett, who served Barbara’s husband, George H. W. Bush, shares about her warm personality, as does Hugh Hewitt in his tribute to the late First Lady. Jim Daly, President of Focus…
Hugh Hewitt: Barbara Bush: 1925-2018
Apr 19 • 1 min
On Tuesday night this week Barbara Bush, the beloved First Lady and wife of our 41st president, George H.W. Bush, and mother to our 43rd president, George W. Bush, died at the age of 92. And what a wonderful woman she was. What a terrific American. She…
Michael Medved: Ryan’s Retirement Refocuses the Election
Apr 18 • 1 min
Paul Ryan, a leader of exceptional decency and diligence, is leaving the House of Representatives, but his departure may help his party by refocusing the election in November. With Ryan’s retirement, the vote in November won’t be about his record of…
Albert Mohler: The Moral Vacuity of Our Cultural Elites
Apr 17 • 1 min
New York Magazine recently published an article entitled “180 Minutes with Desmond is Amazing. He’s a ten year old drag performer and he’s cooler than you.” This was accompanied by a full page photograph of a ten year old boy dressed out in drag; a…
David Davenport: The Coming War In Data Privacy Is From Europe Not Washington
Apr 16 • 1 min
While Mark Zuckerberg has been busy defending Facebook over data collection and privacy, a much more ominous threat is quietly coming from Europe. The European Union is implementing tough new standards on data privacy with stiff fines for violators. What…
Hugh Hewitt: It’s Time for the GOP to Push Some Nominees
Apr 13 • 1 min
The United States Senate returns to work this week and it’s time to talk about President Trump’s nominations again—especially those to the federal courts. With the recent death of “Liberal Lion” Judge Stephen Reinhardt, the U.S. Court of Appeals for 9th…
Gassing of Civilians Puts Syria in the Crosshairs
Apr 12 • 40 min
Townhall Review – April 14, 2018 Senator Joni Ernst, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee, joins Hugh Hewitt to discuss the United States response to the deadly chemical attack by the Syrian regime leader Bashar al-Assad on the rebel-held town…
Michael Medved: “Chappaquiddick”: A Powerful Reminder of Arrogance and Corruption
Apr 12 • 1 min
The new film “Chappaquiddick” depicts a searing scandal that changed the course of political history. As the only surviving brother in a storied dynasty, 37-year-old Senator Ted Kennedy looked like a sure bet for the Presidency in the Summer of 1969. But…
Jerry Bowyer: Trouble for Silicon Valley
Apr 11 • 1 min
The investor who bet on PayPal, bet on Facebook, and bet on Trump is now betting against Silicon Valley. I’m talking about Peter Thiel and his announcement that he’s leaving the Valley for Los Angeles. For years, Thiel has been ahead of the curve when it…
Albert Mohler: Bashar al-Assad’s Abhorrent Efforts to Break the Will of His Own People
Apr 10 • 1 min
On Saturday night, dozens of citizens in Syria choked to death after what’s been reported as a suspected chemical attack by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Assad’s way of breaking the will of this community that still opposes his rule was to use a…
David Davenport: Questions About Walls
Apr 9 • 1 min
President Trump loves walls—besides a border wall with Mexico, he wants to erect trade walls to protect American steel and aluminum with tariffs of 25 and 10 percent, respectively. In his famous poem about walls, Robert Frost said, “Something there is…
Albert Mohler: Even More Secular Than We Knew
Apr 6 • 1 min
One of the most well-documented irrefutable trends of our times is the continued secularization of Western societies. A new study has come out about young people in Europe indicating that the future may be even more secular than we knew. Commenting on the…
Violence in the Middle East and 50 Years After the Violent Death of Martin Luther King, Jr.
Apr 5 • 40 min
Townhall Review – April 7, 2018 Hugh Hewitt talks with Michael Oren, former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S about the upcoming 70th anniversary of Israel’s independence and the bloody Palestinian protest at Israel’s border. Hugh Hewitt and Jeffrey Goldberg,…
Lanhee Chen: The “Liberal Lion” and the Future of the Courts
Apr 5 • 1 min
Stephen Reinhardt, who was called the “liberal lion” of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, passed away on March 29th in Los Angeles. During his almost 40 years on the appeals court bench, Reinhardt wrote opinions that struck down the constitutionality of…
Hugh Hewitt: Gina Haspel Ought to Be Confirmed
Apr 4 • 1 min
While CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s confirmation as the next secretary of state looks to be a done deal, whether his deputy, Gina Haspel, will be confirmed as the first female director of “the Agency” is less certain. Haspel has dedicated her adult life to…
David Davenport: Will the U.S. Be Prosecuted in the International Criminal Court?
Apr 3 • 1 min
As if President Trump did not face enough legal challenges, there are now two threatened prosecutions of Americans at the International Criminal Court. First, the Palestinian territories have filed a complaint against both President Trump and Prime…
Michael Medved: Over-Heated Gun Rhetoric Works Against Reform
Apr 2 • 1 min
If pro-life conservatives ever claimed that supporters of Planned Parenthood had “blood on their hands”, the mainstream media would howl in protest. Why, then, do anti-gun activists who make precisely such claims about supporters of the NRA draw…
Jim Caviezel, Star of “Paul, Apostle of Christ,” Issues Challenge to Moviegoers
Mar 29 • 40 min
Townhall Review – March 31, 2018 Hugh Hewitt talks with Lanhee Chen, policy expert and Research Fellow at the Hoover Institution, about President Donald Trump naming former United Nations ambassador John Bolton as his next National Security Advisor, which…
Jerry Bowyer: Larry Kudlow the God Question
Mar 29 • 1 min
Larry Kudlow has been subject to unending attacks from the mainstream media since being announced as Trump’s chief economic advisor. Kudlow is a devout Catholic who credits God for getting him through his years of substance abuse. On CNBC, Kudlow said…
Albert Mohler: The Promise Of Easter
Mar 29 • 1 min
This Sunday is Easter, a great celebration day for Christians. The Church bears a mandate to proclaim the truth that God raised Jesus Christ from the dead. The resurrected Lord gave the Church a sacred commission to take the gospel—the message of Christ’s…
Albert Mohler: Social Media and Our Brave New World
Mar 28 • 0 min
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg has acknowledged that an app was able to gain and then to manipulate the personal data of about 50 million Facebook users for a political purpose. Zuckerberg said, “We will learn from this experience to secure our platform…
Hugh Hewitt: What Bolton Brings to the West Wing
Mar 27 • 1 min
The Beltway establishment has reacted with horror to President Trump’s appointment of John Bolton as national security adviser. Ambassador Bolton, they claim, is a dangerous warmonger unfit for the office. That’s wrong. As the president’s top security…
Michael Medved: For Dems, Hunting Is Worse Than Abortion
Mar 26 • 1 min
A new poll by the Economist/YouGov organization shows glaring contradictions in the way Democrats define morality, with big majorities saying they accept abortion, divorce, gambling, drinking alcohol, gay sex, pre-marital sex and doctor-assisted suicide.…
Michael Medved: Why Democrats Are Suddenly Unforgiving Moralists
Mar 23 • 1 min
An Economist/YouGov poll asks respondents if they’d back “a presidential candidate who has done immoral acts in private life.” A full 48 percent of Republicans find it acceptable, but only 19 percent of Democrats agree. After three-decades of Democratic…
A Terrifying Chapter in Austin and a First Amendment Battle at the Supreme Court
Mar 22 • 40 min
Townhall Review — March 24, 2018 Mike Gallagher talks about the Austin, TX bombing as well as this week’s shooting incident at a Great Mills, Maryland school that was minimized by a fast-acting, courageous officer. Veteran FBI profiler James Fitzgerald,…
Albert Mohler: A Law Compelling Speech
Mar 22 • 1 min
An important case before the Supreme Court this week points back to 2015, when the legislature in California adopted a law requiring crisis pregnancy centers to articulate an explicitly pro-abortion message right down to how women could contact the state…
David Davenport: Another Shot Fired in California’s Civil War
Mar 21 • 1 min
California is stepping closer to a civil war with the federal government over immigration. In the latest round, one day after President Trump visited the state to see prototypes of his border wall, the state senate appointed an illegal immigrant to serve…
Jerry Bowyer: Poland on the Verge of a Big Mistake
Mar 20 • 1 min
I’m a huge admirer of Poland. I love the way they have embraced their national identity, including their Christian heritage. As an investor in Poland, I have admired their embrace of human productivity which helped to make Poland the best performing…
David Davenport: The Rise of Millennial Voters
Mar 19 • 1 min
A wave of change is coming in the 2018 and 2020 elections: the rise of millennial voters. In those elections, millennials, born between 1980-2000, will finally pass baby boomers as the largest voting generation. What we know is that millennials hold…
Michael Medved: Partisanship Trumps Policy in Reacting to North Korea
Mar 16 • 1 min
Reactions to White House plans to meet with Kim Jong-Un highlight the damaging impact of partisan polarization and obsessive Trump hatred. Had Barack Obama arranged to negotiate with the brutal North Korean dictator, some of the same Democrats now…
Tillerson Out, Pompeo In: The Right Move
Mar 15 • 40 min
Townhall Review — March 17, 2018 Mike Gallagher discussed with Byron York, a columnist for the Washington Examiner, Mike Pompeo replacing Rex Tillerson as Secretary of State. Michael Medved looks at the development of the future meeting of President Trump…
Hugh Hewitt: Pompeo Nomination is Good News for State Department
Mar 15 • 1 min
On my first show for MSNBC last June, I sat down with CIA Director Mike Pompeo, now President Trump’s nominee for secretary of state. A quick read of the transcript will reassure any fair-minded person that a much-needed infusion of talent and…
Lanhee Chen: A Potential of Breakthrough on North Korea
Mar 14 • 1 min
President Trump shocked the world when he agreed to meet with North Korean dictator Kim-Jong Un. While there’s reason to be skeptical of Kim’s motives and tactics, we should all acknowledge that the President has managed to secure a major diplomatic…
Albert Mohler: Turning the Civil Rights Act on Its Head
Mar 13 • 1 min
Last week, the Sixth US Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously ruled that Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 covers transgender persons even though they do not appear in the legislation. The opinion was written by Circuit Judge Karen Nelson Moore who…
Hugh Hewitt: What to Hope for From a North Korea Summit
Mar 12 • 1 min
President Trump has agreed to go to a summit with the dictator of North Korea, Kim Jung Un. Those who have watched three previous administrations fail to curb the North Korean nuclear program are stunned and wondering outl loud what could possibly come of…
Hugh Hewitt: The “Two Rivers” of U.S. Media
Mar 9 • 1 min
In late 1811 and early 1812, the town of New Madrid in the Missouri territory was hammered by three major earthquakes. “The ground heaved and pitched, hurling furniture, snapping trees and destroying barns and homesteads,” wrote Elizabeth Rusch in…
Michael Medved: “Lessons Learned” on Oscar Night
Mar 8 • 1 min
The over-riding message from this year’s Academy Awards? “We’ve Learned Our Lesson!” Responding to the #MeToo movement and reports of erotic exploitation and sexism, presenters and Oscar winners frequently alluded to the scandal and made sanctimonious…
The Scourge of Opioids and the Looming Battle Over Trade
Mar 8 • 39 min
Townhall Review — March 10, 2018 President Trump cracks down on a growing epidemic, opioids. Andrew Sullivan sits in with Michael Medved to discuss the deadly depths of this powerful and all too available drug. Hugh Hewitt invites Ohio Senator Rob Portman…
Lanhee Chen Obamacare in the Courts (Again)
Mar 7 • 1 min
Over twenty states filed a lawsuit last week targeted squarely at the heart of Obamacare. The battle is being led by the Attorney General of Texas, Ken Paxton. He argues that because Congress—in the tax reform bill passed into law late last…
Jerry Bowyer: Fruits of the Protests After Shooting in Florida
Mar 6 • 1 min
In the wake of the horrific school shooting in Florida, well organized activists have embarked on a strategy of attacks against the NRA. Some have attempted to brand the NRA as a terrorist organization, and companies have been bullied into dropping…
Michael Medved: Poll Shows Conservatives Outnumbering Liberals
Mar 5 • 1 min
A new Gallup Poll offers encouragement and challenges for Republicans. In the national survey, Americans who describe themselves as “conservatives” still outnumber self-defined “liberals” by significant margins—35 percent to 26 percent. What’s more, in 39…
Michael Medved: Destroying a Gun Won’t Protect a Child
Mar 2 • 1 min
When I was a kid, my late mother used to urge her four boys to consume whatever unappetizing vegetables we left on our plates by reminding us that, “There are starving kids in India.” Well, I recalled those long-ago arguments when watching a…
Dennis Prager on Mindset of Florida Shooter and the Left [Full Monologue]
Mar 2 • 6 min
Dennis Prager examines the mindset behind the Florida shooter as well as the Left demanding gun legislation that would have stopped nothing.
Albert Mohler: In Honor of Billy Graham
Mar 1 • 1 min
As we commemorate the life and ministry of the Reverend Billy Graham today, there is much that can and should be said about his legacy. But I also have to speak about him in a very personal way. In 1993—when I was elected President of the Southern Baptist…