May 15, 2014
The World and Everything in It

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The marriage battle, the cultural third rail, a conversation with David Benham, towns with strange names

Today’s news and legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard details the decisions of the Supreme Court in recent marriage law changes, plus: commentary from Cal Thomas over the untouchable nature of homosexuality in the culture, a conversation with David Benham about the issues that led to his HGTV show being cancelled, Albin Sadar profiles American towns with strange names, and more

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Thursday news

IRS: New IRS emails reveal that officials in Washington directed political targeting of conservative groups.

VA scandal: The Justice Department is NOT yet considering criminal charges in the VA scandal.

Abortion contributions: Billionaire investment mogul Warren Buffett has contributed more than a billion dollars to the abortion industry according to the Media Research Center. 

Foreign policy: Florida senator and likely White House hopeful Marco Rubio had strong words about foreign policy for the Democratic presidential frontrunner.

Business/economy: Stocks fell Wednesday as the Dow and S&P 500 dipped from Tuesday’s record levels.

Constitutional or unconstitutional?

Legal-affairs correspondent Mary Reichard discusses the varied decisions of the Supreme Court in the marriage battle.

Commentary: The third rail

Commentator Cal Thomas suggests that homosexuality has replaced Social Security as the untouchable subject in the culture.

A conversation with David Benham

Twin brothers David and Jason Benham were scheduled to host a new home-renovation reality show on HGTV this fall. The show, Flip it Forward, was canceled after the website Right Wing Watch criticized the Benhams’ stance against abortion and the normalization of homosexuality. The organization Faith Driven Consumer is hosting an online petition to have the program restored. Learn more at

American towns with strange-sounding names

Albin Sadar is TW&E’s “offbeat newsbeat” reporter.

May 15, 2014


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