Bullying on Townhall

Mark Davis - Fri Apr 12

It is hard to imagine a more inspiring occasion. The graduation ceremony for Johns Hopkins University Medical School was set to welcome the man who has brought it so much attention lately-- Dr. Ben Carson, the Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery whose observations on culture and politics have earned him millions of new fans in recent months. ... more

Todd Starnes - Thu Apr 4

A Wisconsin school district has launched an investigation into accusations that teachers have bullied and harassed a politically active student. ... more

Todd Starnes - Fri Mar 29

A group of nearly two dozen Republican lawmakers is threatening to pull state funding from an Iowa community college unless they defund an anti-bullying program that the lawmakers say bullies Christians and conservatives. ... more

Tony Perkins - Tue Feb 26

Bullying knows no boundaries. It’s not just boys on the playground or people at work; it can even be organizations on the national stage as was revealed in a federal court room on February 6th. ... more

Kyle Olson - Fri Jan 18

Among his 23 gun control executive orders, President Obama authorized the spending of $150 million to hire “up to 1,000” armed resource officers and school counselors. ... more

Kyle Olson - Fri Dec 21

Parents in the Missoula County, Montana school district have taken bullying accusations to a whole new level. They’re claiming Christmas songs that refer to “our Lord” are “unfair, unconstitutional and [are] a form of bullying,” according to the Billings Gazette. ... more

America - Fri Dec 14

Jonathan Alter accuses Sens. McCain and Graham of acting "like bullies." ... more

Kyle Olson - Wed Nov 28

California-based educator Thea Blair has just the solution to school bullying: peer massages. Or more specifically, “massage of children by classmates on the upper body while clothed and with consent,” EAGnews.org reported. ... more

Fred Wszolek - Fri Oct 26

Irony in politics is nothing new, but this may take the prize: Mary Kay Henry, the president of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), keynoted last week the “Freedom from Workplace Bullies Week,” an anti-workplace intimidation symposium in the nation’s capital. ... more

Kevin McCullough - Sun May 27

Much has been said about the bullying history of both of the presumed presidential nominees for 2012. ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Wed May 16

Perhaps Mitt Romney played it right when he was meek and contrite in response to the Washington Post's front-page allegations that he bullied a kid half a century ago in high school. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Tue May 15

Last week, the Washington Post produced a front-page story intended to shock readers with the news of Mitt Romney’s leading fellow preppies in cutting the bleach-blond hair of a student at their school. The incident in question took place in 1965, some 47 years ago. ... more

Crystal Wright - Fri May 11

“Losing it” should be President Obama’s re-election slogan. In trying to clean up after loose lips Vice-President Joe Biden’s gay marriage fumble, President Obama looks like the master of an undisciplined operation that should be dubbed clueless in the White House. ... more

Rebecca Hagelin - Fri May 11

It’s a story that’s been largely ignored by the mainstream press--perhaps because it challenges the politically correct storyline that it’s gay teens who are persecuted and bullied. ... more

America - Thu May 10

Romney: "It was about 48 years ago..." ... more

Susan Brown - Fri May 4

"The mind of a bigot," wrote Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., "is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour upon it, the more it will contract." In other words, bigots tend to shrink in size and weight the closer they get to the truth. ... more

Marybeth Hicks - Thu May 3

In my book, “Don’t Let the Kids Drink the Kool-Aid,” I posited that radicals within the gay lobby are using the important issue of bullying to indoctrinate America’s children with leftist dogma about homosexuality. ... more