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Michelle Malkin - Wed Mar 20

Will President Obama really nominate billionaire Chicago gal pal Penny Pritzker to head his Commerce Department? "It's a done deal," according to a White House source close to the Chicago Tribune. As further confirmation, Pritzker resigned abruptly from the Windy City's school board late last week. The crony fix seems to be in. ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Jan 10

As a senator and presidential candidate, Barack Obama said that he detested budget deficits. In 2006, when the aggregate national debt was almost $8 trillion less than today, he blasted George W. Bush's chronic borrowing and refused to vote for upping the debt ceiling: "Increasing America's debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that 'the buck stops here.'" ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed Aug 29

If you listen to America's political hacks, mainstream media talking heads and their socialist allies, you can't help but reach the conclusion that the nation's tax burden is borne by the poor and middleclass while the rich get off scot-free. ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed May 2

President Barack Obama and Wall Street occupiers, along with their allies in the mainstream media and on college campuses, have maintained an ongoing attack on high-income earners, people they call 1 percenters. Listening to their deceitful demagoguery, you would naturally think of them as 99 percenters, but you'd be dead-wrong. ... more

Bill O'Reilly - Sat Apr 28

Mitt Romney says he will not apologize for being a rich guy who lives large and can buy whatever he wants by writing checks from his offshore bank account in the Caymans. The former governor of Massachusetts believes that what he and his father before him accomplished -- that is, raking in the big bucks -- is to be celebrated. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Fri Mar 30

Scott Rasmussen - Fri Feb 24

As a candidate in 2008, Barack Obama declared his support for green energy development. "For the sake of our economy, our security and the future of our planet," he said, "we must end the age of oil in our time." ... more

Bill O'Reilly - Sat Jan 21

Growing up in Levittown out on Long Island, I remember my father buying pants through the mail. This seemed strange to me. There was a Robert Hall clothing store nearby, and it had pants all over the place. But my dad said he could buy two pair for the price of one from some guy in South Dakota. One problem: The pants never fit. ... more

America - Tue Jan 10

Johnny Depp, Tim Burton among guests. ... more

Kyle Olson - Thu Jan 5

Earlier this week, a Virginia-based organization came under fire for leading 3rd grade students at Woodbrook Elementary in Charlottesville to write a song titled "We Are Part of the 99." ... more

Brent Bozell - Wed Jan 4

The Occupy Wall Street movement has hit several huge roadblocks. First it was the cold temperatures that sent many home. Next was the long-overdue decision to evacuate them out of public parks by liberal Democrat mayors. But another huge roadblock that's emerging: their enormous hypocrisy on wealth. ... more

Virginia - Wed Jan 4

"They want more money, a faster ride, they're not content -- never satisfied. Yes, they're the 1 percent." ... more

Pasadena - Tue Jan 3

Or, at least, that's what she yelled to a cheering Occupy Rose Parade crowd. ... more

New York - Fri Dec 30

Try to contain your excitement. ... more

America - Fri Dec 16

"You talk about the 1 percent as if they are the only group affected by your actions." ... more

Kyle Olson - Fri Dec 9

We have come to appreciate the Occupiers for their fundamental misunderstanding of economics. We’ve also come to look forward to the latest arrest statistics or video of delusional protesters weeping for their Lost Tent City. ... more