Class Warfare on Townhall

Charles Payne - Wed Jan 29

Roger Schlesinger - Sat Jan 4

Jack Kerwick - Sun Dec 15

Larry Kudlow - Sat Dec 7

Linda Chavez - Fri Dec 6

Daniel J. Mitchell - Mon Mar 11

My former grad school colleague, Steve Horwitz, makes the key argument that it is shoddy to compare changes over time for income quintiles without also measuring income mobility. ... more

Armstrong Williams - Tue Jan 15

Sometimes, looking at the political discourse in this country, I wonder if we really understand the ratchet effect of increasing government programs and power over time: unlike in business, unlike in nature, unlike in, well, real life, failure is not punished, but at best ignored, at worst rewarded. Once a program is in place, it is almost never repealed, even when Republicans obtain political power because voters become dependent on it. ... more

Terry Jeffrey - Wed Dec 12

President Barack Obama travelled to Michigan this week and made his case for class war in defense of the welfare state. ... more

Mona Charen - Tue Dec 11

I'm in the camp that believes Republicans have no choice but to agree to raise taxes on the top 2 percent of earners. The party has been successfully caricatured as the servant of the rich. This is unjust, yes, but justice is imperfect in this life. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Wed Nov 28

If everyone in America had read Stephen Moore's new book, "Who's The Fairest of Them All?", Barack Obama would have lost the election in a landslide. The point here is not to say, "Where was Stephen Moore when we needed him?" A more apt question might be, "Where was the whole economics profession when we needed them?" Where were the media? For that matter, where were the Republicans? ... more

S. E. Cupp - Fri Nov 16

Wednesday’s press conference marked the first occasion journalists have had to question the President directly – about anything – in eight months, and President Obama tipped his hat on his plans to confront the coming fiscal cliff with chastened House Republicans. ... more

Chuck Norris - Tue Oct 23

Have you noticed how the Obama campaign has stepped up its class warfare rhetoric as we draw closer to Election Day? President Barack Obama constantly resorts to this tactic because he's simply unable to defend his own record in office, as 23 million Americans are out of work or underemployed and the economy remains in distress. ... more

Peter Ferrara - Mon Sep 17

President Obama started his Democratic Convention nomination acceptance speech with one overriding truth: “But when all is said and done – when you pick up that ballot to vote – you will face the clearest choice of any time in a generation. It will be a choice between two different paths for America. A choice between two fundamentally different visions for the future.” ... more