Michael Medved

Michael Medved

Michael Medved is a nationally syndicated talk show host heard weekdays on KTTH from noon - 3pm.

The left’s fanatical substitute for faith

Michael Medved argues that so-called “social justice activism” has become a substitute religion for secular progressives.
1 year ago

What will history say?

If our health suffers, the economy suffers with it, but if the pandemic comes under control, business can begin to recover.
1 year ago

God’s playlist

During this period of home isolation, I’ve looked more deeply into messages in the traditional prayers I recite every morning. For instance, a key passage in ancient Jewish liturgy is Yishtabach—or the “God Be Praised” prayer.
1 year ago

Re-engaging the educated

While Republican strategists concentrate on mobilizing the white, working class voters that gave President Trump his crucial swing state victories last time, they face a real danger of mass defection from the best-educated segment of the electorate.
1 year ago

Joe Biden’s the right target – not Barack Obama

Everyone expects President Trump to use his record-breaking campaign war chest to launch vigorous attacks on his November opponent, Joe Biden, but the President’s recent verbal assaults on Barack Obama do nothing to enhance his re-election prospects.
1 year ago

An intimate view of a great American

Based on 30 hours of intimate interviews, the new PBS documentary "Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words" allows the Supreme Court Justice to tell his remarkable story.
1 year ago

The pandemic unequal impact: not just a matter of race

We must resist the temptation to explain some of these grim coronavirus numbers by automatically blaming discrimination and racism.
1 year ago

Making sense of a localized crisis

All Americans must care about New York’s coronavirus losses, but the restrictions applied to citizens in much less afflicted regions don’t need to follow the New York model forever.
1 year ago

Tiger King’s unsavory portrait and typical blindspot

The Netflix series "Tiger King" drew 35 million viewers in its first 10 days, but displays the typical Hollywood blindspot to the enduring force of faith.
2 years ago

A necessary message from a past pandemic

Imagine a pandemic ten times more deadly and devastating than COVID-19, while the President of the United States never once makes a public statement.
2 years ago

Walking for life and health

Many of us who shelter at home find the best chance for exercise and escape through long walks in our own neighborhoods.
2 years ago

A dog named ‘Fauci’

His brilliance and tireless efforts have indeed made Dr. Fauci a folk-hero, but he’s hardly alone among indispensable public servants at this time of crisis.
2 years ago

After the pandemic, less dinner party prejudice?

Perhaps, when “social distancing” is just a sad memory, we’ll be so grateful for the return of normal mealtime interchanges.
2 years ago

Be frank on what to expect

Michael Medved argues that officials should be more frank with the public on what to expect of coronavirus.
2 years ago

Passover in a pandemic

In place of Seder tables packed with family and friends, most of us will dine alone—sitting down only with those who share the same domicile.
2 years ago

Are presidential nominations for ‘preppies’ only?

11 of the 12 candidates nominated for president this century graduated from exclusive prep schools, not public high schools.
2 years ago

Israel’s emergency ‘national unity’ compromise

The coronavirus forced a resolution of Israel’s polarizing, paralyzing political stalemate.
2 years ago

Potential protection from a plague

The grave Coronavirus Crisis may yet uplift America, providing perspective on home, school, work and faith that encourage timeless and constructive values.
2 years ago

Message from a virus-ridden year: Bye-bye boomers

Is it merely a coincidence that a terrible pandemic that strikes especially hard against those over 70, appeared in the very midst of a presidential campaign exclusively dominated by just such targeted oldsters?
2 years ago

For one industry, pandemic damage may be permanent

Many movie theaters have shut down temporarily, others limit ticket sales to ensure that empty seats separate the customers.
2 years ago

Could it be we’re overreacting?

A new poll from NPR and the PBS News Hour shows only 40% of Republicans and half of Independents believing coronavirus is a “real threat”.
2 years ago

‘The Hunt’ isn’t anti-Trump or anti-Hollywood, it’s anti-America

"The Hunt" is a disturbing film that may just have people walking out of the theaters.
2 years ago

Bernie’s shrinking base

Not only did Joe Biden crush Sanders by more than two to one, but Bernie’s bust confirmed a pattern of shrinking support in state after state.
2 years ago

Nothing partisan about coronavirus

If nothing else, coronavirus should force elected representatives into more cooperation across party lines, along with recognition that politicos can’t control contagious diseases.
2 years ago