Mary Katharine Ham

Posted October 02, 2007

It becomes very clear in listening to Thomas, and in reading his new book, what is really important to the Justice, and it is most certainly not the Anita Hill controversy that has come to define him for so many Americans. It is also not the fawning affection of media and D.C. elites: “Hey, I’d have to become a Middle Eastern dictator with nuclear weapons to be invited to Columbia. I’m just not interested in that.”

Posted September 25, 2007

Different decade, same idiots, just as useful as ever. Why is it that at our vaunted Ivy League schools, being Ivy-League-smart precludes the ability to recognize scum when you see it?

Posted September 18, 2007

It’s a canard of the hard anti-war Left that they all, without exception, hate the war, but support the troops.

Posted August 28, 2007

I must admit my outrage trigger is not as sensitive as some people’s. But, you would think, when it comes to child abuse, I’d get upset pretty quickly, right?

Posted July 31, 2007

“Tonight, instead of “Moonlight Serenade,” “Chattanooga Choo-Choo,” or “I’ve Got a Girl in Kalamazoo,” we’ve decided to bring you an anti-war medley of pacifist anthems and traditional German folk songs because we really wanted to do something that everyone can connect to, you know? Because, we’re all people, man, and no one’s pro-war, right? Who wants war?”

Posted July 17, 2007

I hereby publicly apologize to Michael Moore for it. I certainly did not wish to fudge the facts about Moore when talking about his own famous tendency to fudge the facts.

Posted June 19, 2007

Hablas Espanol? Jessica Alba doesn’t. Is there anything wrong with that? Apparently so.

Posted June 14, 2007

You want the perfect argument for the death tax? It’s blonde and sitting in a California jail cell. After all, had Conrad Hilton been unable to pass down his enormous wealth, the Hilton family line might never have turned so dramatically from driven to dilettante.

Posted June 05, 2007

I've always been skeptical of the idea that the Clinton machine could stomp its way to the Democratic nomination, crushing all comers underfoot like a stylishly pant-suited Godzilla. That is, until the juggernaut made me laugh. Now, I am concerned, indeed.

Posted May 20, 2007

Tinky Winky, the purple Teletubby, smiled and waved to the site’s celeb-salivating readers under a headline that read, “Jerry Falwell: 1933-2007.” The Baptist preacher and political activist had died in the early afternoon after being found unconscious in his office at Liberty University.

Posted April 20, 2007

Townhall.com's Mary Katharine Ham sat down with presidential candidate Mitt Romney to talk about the campaign trail, the Virginia Tech tragedy, the war in Iraq, partial birth abortion, and more.

Posted April 05, 2007

If you listened closely this week, you might have heard Rudy Giuliani’s presidential campaign crack.

Posted April 02, 2007

When Pelosi said she wanted to “seize” the future, she meant in a hand-cuffed, make-sure-you-have-a-safe-word kind of way.

Posted March 03, 2007

I just got back from CPAC. During these three days--just a little less than two years out of a presidential election-- prognosticators, pundits, and plain old people have been wandering the exhibit hall, rapt at speeches, and wrangling public opinion to try to glean some clue as to whom conservatives might throw their weight in the 2008 primary season.

Posted February 22, 2007

There's another Duke lacrosse legacy, one you won't hear as much about as the tainted and race-scarred one a corrupt D.A. left in his wake.