Michael Medved

Michael Medved

Michael Medved (born October 3, 1948) is an American radio host, author, political commentator and film critic. His Seattle, Washington-based ... More »Michael Medved (born October 3, 1948) is an American radio host, author, political commentator and film critic. His Seattle, Washington-based nationally syndicated talk show, The Michael Medved Show, airs throughout the U.S. on Salem Radio Network. Medved was born into a Jewish family in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and was raised in San Diego, California, where his scientist father, David Medved, worked for the defense contractor Convair and later for NASA. Medved attended Palisades High School when the family moved to Los Angeles, California. He entered Yale University, located in New Haven, Connecticut, as a 16-year-old undergraduate, and graduated with honors in 1969, and then entered Yale Law School. After his first year of law school, he left to work as a head speech writer for Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Joseph Duffey, and then for four years as a speech writer and political consultant. After political campaign work, including a position as an aide to Congressman Ron... [ Wikipedia ]

Michael Medved Takes On Ed Show Panel On Racist Charge Against Daily Caller Obama Heckler

Conservative talk radio host Michael Medved agreed that Munro’s behavior was “inappropriate” and that The Daily Caller should take him out of the White House press pool. But “to say it’s racist is way over the top,” he said, adding that it’s “the wrong thing to do” no matter the race of ...

That Time The House Of Representatives Actually Had A Vote About The 'War On Christmas'

According to a Lexis-Nexis search, the first mention of a "War on Christmas" or "War Against Christmas" came in 2001, when conservative columnist Michael Medved warned that "busy bureaucrats across the country can find nothing better to do with their time than make war on Christmas. " It ...

Conservative radio host: It’s “a liberal lie” to say some states ban gay marriage

Speaking during a frequently weird Friday afternoon CPAC panel on whether social conservatives and libertarians can find common cause (spoiler from the last 40-plus years of American politics: yes, they can) right-wing radio host Michael Medved made a real head-scratcher of a statement...

Gay Marriage Debate Dominates 'Can Libertarians and Social Conservatives Get Along?' Panel

The panel, which also featured Matt Welch, editor in chief at Reason Magazine, and Michael Medved, conservative radio talk show host, also acknowledged that a greater ideological opponent could be found with the policies of the current administration. "Right now we have a common foe," ...

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At CPAC, social issues are suddenly libertarian issues

... recognized or decided that those states should sponsor gay marriage doesn't mean that Texas should be compelled by overreaching courts or anyone else to sponsor gay marriage,” said conservative radio host Michael Medved during a panel on whether social conservatives and libertarians can get along...

U.S. Sherrod Brown lobbies for his bill that would expand Earned Income Tax Credits for the working...

A day after Obama's speech to the nation, Rubio went on Michael Medved's syndicated radio show and said he agrees that it is important to help people, but he wants to do it by replacing the EITC with what he called "wage enhancement. " That means, essentially, offering a subsidy for ...

Richard Dawkins Is Wrong About Religion

Recently, he appeared on the Michael Medved Show. The host, who is a friend of mine, is also an adherent of Orthodox Judaism, so perhaps because of this Mr. Dawkins was more well-behaved than usual. During the interview, Mr. Medved asked, "Do you think it is appropriate and in ...

Mediaite’s Joe Concha Clashes With CNN’s LZ Granderson Over Redskins Name Change: Fans Don’t Want It...

Concha clashed with CNN contributor LZ Granderson and radio host Michael Medved over whether the team should change the name, touting how a majority of Redskins fans don’t want the name change, saying, “If the fans are voting right now, they’re saying, ‘Don’t touch a thing.’” Granderson ...

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Mediaite’s Joe Concha On Obama’s HuffPo Slam: He’s ‘More Thin-Skinned Than Alec Baldwin!’

Burnett brought up HuffPo’s “pretty nasty articles” on Summers, while conservative radio host Michael Medved admitted even though he doesn’t like any of Obama’s nominees, he’s the president and gets to choose who he wants for the post. And on the gender controversy that’s emerged over ...

Ralph Reed’s Faith and Freedom Coalition conference: Republicans fret about birthrates and immigrati...

“The other side isn’t producing that many young people,” said the radio host Michael Medved, who spoke shortly after Bush. By “the other side,” he meant liberals. “Children are being brought up, disproportionately, by those who are more conservative, those who understand that a baby is ...

Paul Ryan, Michele Bachmann: 'Teavangelicals' Are Back

Michael Medved, a conservative talk show host, told delegates at the conference that "teavangelicals" had only lost the 2012 presidential election because of "lopsided" demographics. "We lost because Barack Obama won crushing lopsided majorities among Americans who are single, poor...

How the National Organization for Marriage Was Banished to the Basement at CPAC 2014 | Michelangelo...

There's been a lot of focus on right-wing radio host Michael Medved's idiotic outburst on the panel, in which he claimed that it is "a liberal lie" that many states have banned gay marriage. But what was perhaps more startling was the actual presence of two panelists who support marriage ...

A Sea of White: Day Two at CPAC

" Conversely, around the same time today, crowds packed into the ballroom for a talk on "Can Libertarians and Social Conservatives Ever Get Along," where Michael Medved helpfully debunked the "liberal lie" that any state has ever tried to ban gay marriage. I asked a few people walking ...

'Catch An Illegal Immigrant' Game Is Actually Happening At Texas School

They've featured guest speakers such as U.S. Ambassador Jean Kirkpatrick, former Vice President Dan Quayle and pundit Michael Medved on campus. Photo <a href="http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=178235718131 ...

Atheist Student Eric Fromm Allowed To Be Student President At Northwest Christian University

They've featured guest speakers such as U.S. Ambassador Jean Kirkpatrick, former Vice President Dan Quayle and pundit Michael Medved on campus. Photo <a href="http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=178235718131 ...

Lord of the Rings star Sean Astin makes Kickstarter plea for $30,000 to fund political talk show

The online bid claims that, "with virtually no actual dollars invested," he has managed to book "high calibre influencers such as Noam Chomsky and Michael Medved". After raising one fifth of the funds within 24 hours of posting the project on Kickstarter, Astin posted a YouTube video ...

FBI Thinks 'New World Order' Theory May Have Motivated LAX Shooter

My jousting partner in the exchange was Michael Medved, a conservative radio show host, frequent television commentator and columnist. Medved told the audience that my comments were "very dangerous" and "unforgiveable," that I was "completely unfair" to use the word "Patriot" in ...

The Man, the Myth, and the Legend: How Admirers (And Detractors) Remember JFK

People like author and syndicated radio host Michael Medved, who once adored John Kennedy. But after researching his book, The Shadow Presidents, Medved became disillusioned. I don't think Jack Kennedy deserved the adulation he received - and still receives - from the American ...

Why the war on Christian athletes gesturing to God?: Michael Medved

Nationally syndicated talk radio host Michael Medved, a member of USA Today's Board of Contributors, is author of "The 5 Big Lies About American Business. " This was distributed by Religious News Service...

Shutdown looms over ObamaCare The Hill covering Congress, Politics, Political Campaigns and Capi

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) criticized his colleagues’ strategy in a Friday interview with conservative talk show host Michael Medved. “Some of my Republican colleagues are already saying we won’t raise the debt limit unless there’s repeal of ObamaCare. I’d love to repeal ObamaCare, but I ...

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