Big Oil on Townhall

Jeff Carter - Tue Aug 30

The documentary shows film of agents descending on various organic farms and outlets, guns drawn, SWAT teams present. It’s straight out of science fiction and something that you can’t believe happens in America. I can understand a huge police presence when going after a drug lord, but a family farmer? ... more

Paul Driessen - Fri Aug 26

Every American manufacturing company gets tax deductions that help it create jobs and strengthen our economy – whether it produces newspapers, furniture, cars or fuel. Eliminating those deductions would increase unemployment and further slow our nation’s desperately needed economic recovery. ... more

Elisabeth Meinecke - Fri Aug 12

Cal Thomas - Tue Jul 5

At first he didn't want to do any national media, preferring to focus on Florida issues. He didn't make his maiden speech on the Senate floor until June 14, five months after being sworn-in. ... more

Elisabeth Meinecke - Mon Jun 6

New Sarah Palin documentary "The Undefeated" impressively details the popular Republican's time as governor in Alaska, including a lot that even liberals can find to admire. ... more

Paul Driessen - Sat May 21

Think repealing oil industry tax incentives will increase federal revenues? Think again. ... more

Andrew Moylan - Thu May 19

Politics often mimics theater. And this month’s elaborate production by Democrats to frame oil companies as the reason for high gas prices merits a Tony nomination. ... more

Rachel Alexander - Mon May 16

Until Congress expands drilling near our shores, prices will be subject to fluctuations caused by other countries. ... more

Ken Connor - Fri Apr 29

Let's not kid ourselves: The policy train in American government has largely been driven by powerful special interests. These enterprises invest enormous amounts of time and money in political campaigns in order to ensure that their agenda is advanced on Capitol Hill. ... more

Paul Jacob - Sun Apr 3

Energy independence. The belief that, when it comes the energy upon which our civization rests, the benefits of free trade and the very laws of reality mean nothing. ... more

John Ransom - Sat Apr 2

We discovered once again, as Lincoln once said of a contemporary, that Obama can squeeze the smallest idea into the greatest number of words of anyone who has ever been president. We also learned that when things get really tough and leadership is called for, Obama takes his cues from Hillary, just like the 3AM video from Saturday Night Live. ... more

Bill Murchison - Tue Feb 15

Something there is -- to paraphrase Robert Frost -- that doesn't love an oil company. That, in fact, wants to Shake Fat Cat Oilmen Till Their Teeth Rattle, then Make 'Em Pay for Polluting the Skies and the Oceans!! Then ... ah, well, that'll do for starters. ... more

Larry Elder - Thu Jan 6

The biggest political "lie" of 2010? ... more

Larry Elder - Thu Dec 30

Obama, who currently squanders hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars by "investing" in alternative energy, possesses no more control over the law of supply-and-demand than did "evil" Oilman Bush. ... more