Civil War on Townhall

Night Watch - Fri May 24

The concluding paragraph of the Chinese statement is a strong indicator that the conversation was probably "heated", not just "warm." The next round of appointments Choe makes or does not make will provide important insights as to the state of China's relations with North Korea. ... more

John Hawkins - Sat Feb 23

For example, one will virtually never hear that the Palmer Raids, Prohibition, or American eugenics were thoroughly progressive phenomena. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Thu Jan 17

They introduce themselves politely in restaurants or diners, in a movie lobby or at some civic event, even in front of the Little Rock gate in Atlanta, which has become a kind of Arkansas crossroads. ("You don't know me, but . . .") Then they thank me for remembering Robert E. Lee every January 19th with a column on his birthday. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Wed Dec 5

In the American experience, anti-Semitic decrees have been virtually unthinkable. Religious liberty is enshrined in the Constitution, and early in his presidency George Washington went out of his way to assure the young nation's Jews that "the Government of the United States … gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance." During the long centuries of Jewish exile, powerful officials had often promulgated sweeping edicts depriving Jews of their rights or driving them from their homes. In America, that could never happen. But 150 years ago this month, it did. ... more

Pat Buchanan - Fri Nov 30

"When in the course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another ..." So begins the Declaration of Independence of the 13 colonies from the king and country to which they had given allegiance since the settlers first came to Jamestown and Plymouth Rock. ... more

Ken Blackwell - Mon Oct 15

During last week's vice presidential debate, the candidates clashed over whose team would be better able to impose "crippling" sanctions on Iran. The problem of sanctions is an old one. ... more

Salena Zito - Sun Oct 7

Just past dawn on a brisk September morning, a couple in their 30s walked along the sunken road known as “Bloody Lane” with a toddler sleeping soundly in her stroller and a newborn snuggled against his father. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Thu Sep 27

I would be late, I would be late, for a very important date. Here it was already 2012 and the war, The War, had started in 1861. ... more

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Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Fri May 11

For mothers with children at home and in school, May can bring madness. It's a month that tends to be filled with end-of-the-school-year projects, performances, concerts, dress rehearsals, parties and more. ... more

AP News - Fri May 11