federal employees on Townhall

Michael Barone - Mon Sep 19

Barack Obama has been at pains to convince voters that he cares about jobs. It seems to be a hard sell. But he certainly can demonstrate that he cares about certain jobs -- the 7 percent of private-sector jobs and 36 percent of public-sector jobs held by union members. ... more

Paul Jacob - Sun Aug 14

Ameria's oldest nation-wide business suffers from too much politics and not enough business. ... more

Rachel Alexander - Sat Jul 2

Since the U.S. is one of the wealthiest countries in the world, and uses more energy than any other country, it stands to lose the most from environmental regulations like those in Agenda 21. ... more

Pat Boone - Thu Jun 2

We are invested in saving Medicare, but we understand the senior health program is shackled by skyrocketing healthcare costs and overloaded by the approximately 10,000 seniors becoming eligible for Medicare daily. ... more

John Ransom - Fri May 13

The federal government has gone on an unprecedented spending spree since 2009, with the number of employees in the federal workforce going over over 2 million jobs. ... more

Ross Mackenzie - Thu Apr 28

With key institutions grown effete, standards of right and wrong descend into a moral miasma of relativistic goo. ... more

Terry Jeffrey - Wed Apr 27

On Feb. 12, 2010, President Barack Obama signed a law increasing the legal limit on the national debt from $12.394 trillion to $14.294 trillion. hat gave the U.S. Treasury the legal authority to go out and borrow an additional $1.9 trillion. ... more

Brent Bozell - Wed Apr 13

The ominous threat of a government shutdown dominated the news last week. The media weren't wrong to cover it as a dramatic debate, but all of the hype and horror looked a little bizarre by the weekend. ... more

Terry Paulson - Mon Apr 11

In 2006, Senator Obama wisely said, “Increasing America’s debt weakens us domestically and internationally. Leadership means that ‘the buck stops here.’" ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Thu Mar 3

If Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker were getting a dollar for every protester, politician, and pundit accusing him of union-busting, attacking public-sector employees, or waging a war on working people -- to say nothign of those likening him to Hosni Mubarak and Adolf Hitler -- it wouldn't be long before he could personally close his state's $137 million budget shortfall. ... more

Howard Rich - Thu Mar 3

A decade ago, when our national debt stood at a “mere” $5.6 trillion, the federal government was already dramatically overpaying its employees to perform all sorts of non-core functions. ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Feb 28

I have now read over 100 articles on the Federal budget, and what has become abundantly clear is that President Obama and his Democrat colleagues have no desire to reduce even a single expenditure. ... more

Larry Kudlow - Sat Feb 26

Larry Kudlow - Fri Feb 18

The Democratic/government-union days of rage in Madison, Wis., are a disgrace. Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan calls it Cairo coming to Madison. ... more

Hugh Hewitt - Thu Feb 10

The number of Republican Members of Congress who appeared on my radio show between their “thumpin’” in 2006 and their return to power in 2010 who admitted with apparent remorse that “We lost our way” is easily in double digits. ... more

Lurita Doan - Mon Jan 24

Lines are being drawn and the fight to reduce overly generous pay and benefits to government employees at the federal, state, and local level is underway. ... more

John Stossel - Wed Jan 19

The Republicans promise less intrusive, less expensive government. But will they deliver? In the past, they have said they would shrink the state, but then they came into power and spent more. ... more

Steve Chapman - Sun Jan 16

If two foreigners come here illegally and bear a child, the child automatically gains American citizenship. ... more

Lurita Doan - Mon Dec 13

Republicans in Congress have taken giant steps forward to restore American economic vitality but, as the current tax legislation, up for a cloture vote in the Senate on Monday proves the GOP has yet to prove that they are serious about cutting spending. ... more

Diana West - Thu Dec 9

WikiLeaks is exposing the way our government conducts "business." It is not a pretty process. Sometimes Uncle Sam limps along like a powerless giant, as when secretaries of State Condoleezza Rice and Hillary Clinton vainly plead with China to stop facilitating the military rise of Iran. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Thu Dec 2

It's not exactly news that businesses in this country have been cutting jobs and pay for a couple of years in hopes of staying solvent. Now the Obama administration may follow suit. ... more

Donald Lambro - Tue Nov 23

The budget-cutting, debt-slashing proposals from the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility have drawn big yawns from Congress, President Obama and the nightly news. ... more