Bully Pulpit on Townhall

Janet M. LaRue - Mon Oct 24

Who can say “gay” isn’t okay in New Jersey? Judging by Gov. Chris Christie’s actions, teachers can't. ... more

Steve Chapman - Sun Sep 11

In the summer of 1971, the nation was in the doldrums. Inflation was rising, and unemployment was uncomfortably high. The stock market was sinking. Polls indicated President Richard Nixon could lose his 1972 re-election bid. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Fri Aug 19

“George W. Bush, forty-third president—forty-third president to not kill bin Laden, that is.” That’s the way the funsters on Saturday Night Live lampooned President Obama’s imaginary victory lap after Osama bin Laden was taken out by U.S. forces last May. ... more

Jeff Carter - Wed Aug 10

Obama is out of any meaningful ideas. When the debt crisis came to a head, the world saw that. Now that the entire international economy is toppling over, the market knows it. ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Fri Jul 15

"Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has introduced a complicated plan that would truly call Obama's fundamental bluff: that the White House honestly favors a courageous "grand bargain" that would make serious and steep cuts to entitlements in exchange for tax "revenue" increases (i.e., tax hikes)." ... more

Armstrong Williams - Wed Jul 6

"To hold reign over the bully pulpit and not use it to cry out against even basic injustices is to neglect a key mission of the one who holds the Office of the President." ... more

Mike Needham - Mon Apr 11

Late Friday night, Congress agreed to a framework to fund the government for the rest of the fiscal year. They quickly passed a stopgap measure to keep the government open while they turn the framework into legislative text, which is expected to pass both chambers of Congress. ... more

Dan Lips - Mon Apr 4

How much should a college education cost? According to the College Board, the average cost of earning a degree at a private, 4-year university is now more than $100,000. If tuition prices continue to rise as quickly as they did during the past decade, a college degree will cost more than $200,000 by the time today’s third-graders are applying. ... more

Caroline Glick - Mon Mar 28

Amidst the many dangers posed by the political conflagration now engulfing the Arab world, we are presented with a unique opportunity in Syria. ... more

Julie Gunlock - Tue Mar 8

The media is swooning: Republican Governors Mike Huckabee and Chris Christie recently defended First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let's Move! campaign. ... more

David Limbaugh - Fri Jan 14

I'm willing to praise Obama for a fine speech. But will he follow his own words and lead his party away from its destructive efforts to silence its opponents? ... more

Matt Towery - Fri Dec 31

The army of newly elected Republican members of the U.S. House of Representatives will be arriving here this coming week. ... more

Michelle Malkin - Wed Dec 29

It was a nefarious year for nettlesome nosy-bodies employed by the Nanny State. Here are the top power-grabbers of 2010 who just can't leave us alone. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Thu Dec 9

Liberals (or Progressives, if you prefer) have been raging at President Obama for months. ... more

David Limbaugh - Fri Dec 3

If White House press secretaries are windows to the presidential mindset, Robert Gibbs continues to reflect President Obama in an unpresidential light. ... more

David Limbaugh - Tue Mar 10

he president brazenly sermonizes against scientifically challenged conservatives while triggering federal funding of research that is scientifically controversial. ... more