Fiscal Responsibility on Townhall

Emmett Tyrrell - Thu Jan 24

A couple of weeks ago, I elaborated on how Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had at the time failed for three straight years to write up a budget in the Senate, thereby breaking the law three -- now four -- years running. ... more

David Harsanyi - Thu Jan 10

If Republicans do happen to force a shutdown in Washington, it's very possible they'll be embracing a political loser while doing the rest of us an immense favor. ... more

Elisabeth Meinecke - Sat Nov 24

Rebecca Hagelin - Thu Oct 11

“Mom, can I borrow some money?” Every parent has heard this question from a son or daughter---perhaps many times. ... more

Burlington, VT - Mon Jul 23

Former DNC Chair, Howard Dean, on our economy. ... more

Ben Shapiro - Wed Jun 13

In California, the mayor of a major city has decided that it's time to renegotiate union pensions, which are bankrupting the municipality; more specifically, he wants to raise the retirement age. ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Jun 11

The battle is over for now, but the war has just begun. Scott Walker has responsibly and successfully led duly-elected officials in an historic effort to permanently change this nation’s course. ... more

Mark W. Hendrickson - Sat May 12

The election of Socialist Party candidate Francois Hollande to the presidency of France epitomizes the sorry state of contemporary democracy. By that, I don’t mean to imply that the French people should have voted for the incumbent, Nicolas Sarkozy. Neither would be capable of solving France’s intractable problems in a way acceptable to French voters, nor are the problems with democracy unique to France. ... more

Brian McNicoll - Sat May 5

A few months ago, I was golfing in Maryland, and I happened to get paired with a member of the Maryland General Assembly. ... more Staff - Wed Mar 28

The House Republican Study Committee (RSC) has proposed a federal budget that not only can America live with – it cannot live without it. ... more

Terry Paulson - Mon Dec 19

Conservatives must be taking the wrong approach in getting the attention of American voters when comedians find that half of the people they interview on the street can't even name one Republican presidential candidate. ... more

Carrie Lukas - Tue Nov 8

Cutting $1.5 trillion from the federal budget, supposedly the goal of the Super Committee, sounds daunting. When you put those numbers into the context of the total federal budget and our exploding national debt, however, you realize it shouldn't be so hard. The Committee's real challenge—and it's a doozy—is a political system that discourages common sense. ... more

Star Parker - Fri Oct 21

Last week the House passed with bi-partisan support the Protect Life Act, which amends the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) to assure that no taxpayer dollars will be used to fund abortion. It also assures that health care providers which do not wish to provide abortions are not forced to by government. ... more

Jack Bouroudjian - Mon Oct 10

This president’s dangerous lack of fiscal responsibility and the anti-business, anti-job-creation, anti-growth policies he continues to insist upon have not only crippled Americans, ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed Oct 5

Politicians who are principled enough to point out the fraud of Social Security, referring to it as a lie and Ponzi scheme, are under siege. Acknowledgment of Social Security's problems is not the same as calling for the abandonment of its recipients. Instead, it's a call to take actions now, while there's time to avert a disaster. ... more Staff - Mon Oct 3

The amount of money our federal government borrows and spends is truly hard to comprehend. Just how many zero’s are in a trillion anyway? Twelve. ... more

John Ransom - Tue Sep 13

The House Energy Committee has been investigating the loan for months. Sources with knowledge of the intentions of the House Energy Committee have said that the investigation into Solyndra has been the committee’s “number one priority” since February of 2011. Their focus shows that they believe some level of wrong-doing was committed high up in the administration in regard to the loans. ... more

Brian McNicoll - Sun Sep 11

Our most-pro-abortion president ever is at it again. ... more

Craig Steiner - Tue Aug 23

Citizens that hear about the Clinton "surplus" but also know the national debt never went down may legitimately ask, "How can the national debt increase even when the government supposedly has a surplus?" This article will provide a detailed explanation of how Clinton claimed a surplus even when the government borrowed $18 billion more the same year. ... more

Steve Chapman - Sun Aug 21

If the national fiscal crisis has accomplished nothing else, it has finally restored the good name of Ebenezer Scrooge. Frugal government, traditionally a contradiction in terms, has become a national ideal -- as well as a national necessity. ... more

New Hampshire - Fri Aug 19

Ron Paul solicits votes in the Granite State. ... more

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