• VOTER I.D.: Racist and Unconstitutional?

    VOTER I.D.: Racist and Unconstitutional?

    Leftist judges and Democratic activists increasingly embrace the ludicrous idea that requiring voters to show picture ID constitutes a form of unconstitutional racism. This is absurd and groundless: the Constitution explicitly guarantees a right to bear arms, but liberals never question background checks or photo identification before you get guns.…

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  • Losses Aren’t Always Insulting “Snubs”

    Losses Aren’t Always Insulting “Snubs”

    After the announcement of Academy Award nominations, countless commentators focused on unexpected Oscar “snubs.” For instance, the Coen Brothers' over-praised movie INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS got no major nominations, and Tom Hanks, Robert Redford, Emma Thompson and Oprah Winfrey won't be finalists for acting awards. But these aren't “snubs”—any more than…

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  • Are Women Better at “Moving Dirt”?

    Are Women Better at “Moving Dirt”?

    An astonishing story in the Seattle Times illustrated the deranged priorities of the big government left. “STATE: TOO FEW WOMEN, MINORITIES ON TUNNEL JOB.” On a multi-billion dollar project to replace an aging elevated highway with a new underground passage, one minority contractor sued because he hadn't won a contract…

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  • More Kids in College, but Most Don’t Graduate

    More Kids in College, but Most Don’t Graduate

    President Obama proposes to fight poverty and inequality with a new government program to send more students to college. But what use is getting kids to start college if most them won't graduate? Figures show 66 percent of all high school graduates already going directly to college, but less than…

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  • Top 10 Conspiracies

    Top 10 Conspiracies

    Almost every month on The Michael Medved Show we offer Conspiracy Day when the moon is full—opening the lines to impassioned callers who seek to expose deep secrets and hidden forces behind perplexing, painful present events. After 15 years of featuring these calls on our show, we can compiled a…

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  • Ted Cruz and the “Birther” Obsession

    Ted Cruz and the “Birther” Obsession

    If Senator Ted Cruz makes the decision to run for president, there should be no doubt that he's eligible for the office – despite renewed criticism of his dual citizenship in the U.S. and Canada. Cruz was born in Calgary, and his Cuban-born father didn't become a US citizen until…

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  • The Boeing Deal and Common Sense

    The Boeing Deal and Common Sense

    A major labor union delivered a rare victory for common sense that points the way for more rational behavior by our political leaders. The International Association of Machinists had overwhelmingly rejected a Boeing contract to produce the new 777X in the Seattle area, and when the company came back with…

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  • Michael Medved’s Favorite Books of 2013

    Crisis Tales: Five Rules for Coping with Crises in Business, Politics, and Life by Lanny J. Davis Purchase on Amazon Like Dreamers: The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation by Yossi Klein Halevi Purchase on Amazon Breakout: Pioneers of the Future, Prison Guards of…

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  • The Difference Between Outrageous and Controversial

    Russian television star Ivan Okhlobystin told a Siberian rally he would like to see all gay people “burned alive in ovens,” offering a useful contrast with the raging American controversy over Duck Dynasty. Media executives might reasonably distance themselves from the Russian actor’s cruel remarks, but Duck Dynasty patriarch Phil…

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