Feb. 20, 2014
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Proposed IRS changes, a warning against the scandal strategy, selections from the home video screening room, remembering Shirley Temple

Today’s news and a report on newly proposed IRS changes, plus: commentator Cal Thomas warns Republicans against depending on scandals for 2016, home video reviewer Phil Boatwright recommends Nicky’s Family and Grace Unplugged, remembering Shirley Temple, and more

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Thursday news

Ukrainian violence: Ukrainians are hoping today for an end to violent conflict in the capital city of Kiev as at least two-dozen people have been killed and hundreds injured as government forces cracked down on demonstrators. 

Presidential overreach: Republicans have a plan to stand up against what they see as a presidential power grab, Obama’s repeated promise to test the limits of his executive power and, as often as possible, work around what he calls a do-nothing Congress.

Marijuana accidents: As momentum builds for legalizing marijuana in more US states, a new study finds pot smokers are increasingly involved in traffic deaths. 

Free speech violation: An Indiana church says its free speech rights were violated when a federal judge blocked the city of Evansville from allowing 31 crosses decorated by Vacation Bible School students to be placed along the city’s public waterfront.

Business/economy: Major stock indexes were mixed on Wednesday, the second day in a row of lackluster performance.

A report on proposed IRS changes

TW&E reporter Jim Henry discusses comments from progressive groups who could be affected by the newly proposed IRS regulations.

Commentary: The scandal strategy

Commentator Cal Thomas warns against Republicans depending on bashing Hillary Clinton to win the 2016 election.

Home video screening room: ‘Nicky’s Family’ and ‘Grace Unplugged’

Reviewer Phil Boatwright is the editor of PreviewOnline.org.  Watch the trailers for Nicky’s Family and Grace Unplugged.

Remembering Shirley Temple

Commentator Paul Kengor is the executive director of the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College in Pennsylvania.

Feb. 20, 2014


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