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  • “Too Christian GOP” vs. “Diverse Democrats”?

    “Too Christian GOP” vs. “Diverse Democrats”?

    Liberals regularly attack the Republican Party as too white, too rich, too male and too old. But the New York Times recently slammed Congressional Republicans as much too Christian. Of 293 Republicans in the House and Senate, 291 identify as Christians, with the two others saying they're Jewish. Meanwhile, the…

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  • Memo to the young DC job seeker

    So you want to join the Trump Administration? Be a special assistant to a Cabinet secretary? Carry a briefcase in the White House? I get it. I did too, out of law school and fresh from a clerkship in 1984. And I was lucky — very lucky — to work…

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  • Trump’s Singular Advantage

    Trump’s Singular Advantage

    Americans of every outlook can agree on President-elect Donald Trump's status as a singular political personality, but even some of his most ardent supporters fail to grasp the singular nature of the opportunity that awaits him. Of the last eleven presidents, Trump is the sixth Republican, but he's the only…

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  • Michael’s Top 10 Movies of 2016

    Michael’s Top 10 Movies of 2016

    La La Land (PG-13) Florence Foster Jenkins (PG-13) Sully (PG-13) Zootopia (PG) Fences (PG-13) Hacksaw Ridge (R) The BFG (PG) Moonlight (R) Hidden Figures (PG) Miracles from Heaven (PG) Brought to you by www.michaelmedved.com

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  • The Real “Two State Solution”: Eliminate Hamas

    The Real “Two State Solution”: Eliminate Hamas

    The Trump administration should provide strong, unequivocal support for the Palestinian people in conquering their most deadly enemy. No, that's not the Israelis. It's the gang of murderous thugs known as Hamas, the brutal Islamist fanatics who rule over Gaza. Hamas rejects all calls for negotiation, embraces terrorist violence as…

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  • Housing Construction vs. Human Destruction

    Housing Construction vs. Human Destruction

    The worst part of the new Obama-Kerry Middle Eastern initiative isn't that it punishes the Israelis—it's that it rewards the Palestinians by endorsing their false narrative, identifying Israeli communities in disputed territories as the chief obstacle to peace. What have the Palestinians done to deserve this support? Their corrupt, aging…

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  • Recognizing the “Invisible Hand”

    Recognizing the “Invisible Hand”

    So far, the main criticism of my new book “THE AMERICAN MIRACLE: DIVINE PROVIDENCE IN THE RISE OF THE REPUBLIC,” involves the claim that we're not unique in seeing God's special blessing for our country. Don't the British sing, “God Save the Queen” and don't many other nations believe in…

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  • Connected Celebrations

    Connected Celebrations

    This year, the ancient Jewish calendar and the modern secular calendar fall into rare alignment: the first night of Hanukah falls on Christmas Eve. It's a good time to note similarities between the messages of the Christian and Jewish holidays that begin on the same evening. Both festivals celebrate light—and…

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