Joseph Rivers, an aspiring artist from Michigan, had his dreams shattered by federal agents. On a train to California, where he was going to start a video production business, he had his $16,000 in life savings seized by the Drug Enforcement Agency under the mere claimed suspicion that it was going to be used as drug money.
Right to work. The elimination of wage control laws. Voter ID laws. Defunding Planned Parenthood. Expanding school choice. These are some of the No. 1 priorities for Republican legislators around the country.
"Lottery," to you, might bring to mind ping-pong balls bouncing around in a glass tube, as millions anxiously wait to see if they'll win millions of dollars.
Progressives thought that President Bush was a reckless, dumb cowboy whose rich oil-money friends stole an election and whose entire presidency was illegitimate. Now they're trying to whitewash that derangement.
By shoehorning more and more students into schools they aren't prepared for, to obtain degrees they don't need, the federal government is undermining higher education in America.
A conundrum has arisen. An increasing body of research suggests that much of our academic research is unreliable.
Comedian Adam Carolla has never been one to censor what comes out of his mouth. The gift of gab took him from humble beginnings in economically destitute North Hollywood to dizzying heights inthe entertainment industry, where he could afford to move a few miles away.
The Congressional Budget Office released their analysis of the group of deficit-fighting policies known as the "fiscal cliff." The top-line analysis: completely averting the contraction that would occur in 2013 and 2014 would cost $1.16 trillion - entirely deficit-financed.
Senator Tom Coburn released the Wastebook 2012 today detailing the 100 most egregious wastes of taxpayer money. It's emblematic of the waste found everywhere in the federal budget.
Enthusiasm runs high amongst some of the younger official delegates to the GOP 2012 convention. They stand out in the crowd of predominantly older Republican activists by their brisk pace and infectious energy.
2011 has been an amazing year at Townhall, and you, the readers, have been amazingly loyal. Here are the top ten most-read articles that were on Townhall over the past year.
2011 was an amazing year for Townhall's Tipsheet blog, and here are the most popular pieces we had!
Do you call yourself a conservative but consider yourself to be centrist-curious? Looking for a little help on how your heresies from true conservatism fit in with the crop of mediocre GOP candidates? Well, fear no longer!
Buried within the Congressional Budget Office's most recent report on the progress of President Obama's American Recovery and Reinvestment Act was a surprising admission: the CBO now estimates the stimulus might have been only half as effective as previously thought.
Rep. Paul Ryan made a forceful case for his Path to Prosperity budget this morning and blasted the argument that President Obama outlined in a speech in downtown Washington, DC. He highlighted the irreconcilable differences between his plan and the President's, while admitting he'd been tricked into thinking that Democrats were ready to have a serious conversation about America's entitlement crisis and fiscal future.
Rep. Paul Ryan's "Path to Prosperity" spends $6.2 trillion less than the Obama budget and re-establishes the GOP as the party of fiscal responsibility.
Despite a lengthy debate that concluded last year with its passage, new details trickle out seemingly daily about the destructive impact of Obamacare.
A new survey out from the Association of Financial Professionals finds that business experts don't see a promising landscape in 2011.
Not Evil Just Wrong takes global warming alarmists head-on with a convincing narrative of the methods of environmentalist panic.
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