Individual Liberty on Townhall

Marjorie Dannenfelser - Fri Aug 19

Some Republicans in recent months have suggested that social issues, including the issue of protecting innocent, unborn children, will take a back seat during the 2012 election cycle. The nation’s unemployment rates, foreclosure rate, and credit rating, are all worse than they were when Obama took office in 2009. ... more

Hugh Hewitt - Fri Jul 1

Anaheim, California is a city of more than 330,000 people, the 10th largest in California, and known the world over as the home of Disneyland. On Friday July 1 it also becomes the home of Ronald Reagan Park. ... more

Robert Knight - Tue Jun 28

Public exposure and outrage is the best medicine for curbing overzealous bureaucrats. From kid searches to lemonade stand shakedowns, bunny busts and EPA and NLRB goons, an informed, active citizenry and media exposure are crucial to thwarting tyranny. ... more

USA - Tue Jun 14

"Government is a great fiction when everyone seeks to live at the expense of everybody else." ... more

Louisiana - Wed Jun 8

Louisiana monks don't have license to make and sell simple wooden caskets, so the Louisiana government says they must stop or face jail time. ... more

Armstrong Williams - Tue Jun 7

The recent Supreme Court Ruling in Chamber of Commerce vs. Whiting highlights a fundamental and before now underappreciated factor in the immigration debate: immigrants come here illegally because they know that U.S. companies will hire them. ... more

Mike Needham - Mon May 30

Give former Governor Tim Pawlenty credit for having picked a campaign theme that rises to the level of our nation’s challenges: A Time for Truth. ... more

Austin Hill - Sun Apr 17

President Barack Obama appears to be clinging not to his lyre, as Nero allegedly did, but to his rigid, narrow, very limited worldview, despite the fact this behavior seems to work against his own self-interests. ... more

Caroline Glick - Fri Apr 15

Ever since Turkey’s Islamist Justice and Development AKP party under Recip Tayip Erdogan won the November 2002 elections, Western officials have upheld the AKP, Erdogan and his colleagues as proof that political Islam is consonant with democratic values. ... more

Jon Sanders - Tue Feb 22

To his credit, Nir Rosen has expressed shame and apologized for his callous jokes on Twitter about CBS News Chief Foreign Correspondent Lara Logan's sexual assault by an Egyptian mob. ... more

Terry Paulson - Mon Feb 14

Rep. Paul Ryan’s response to President Obama’s State of the Union provides a clue to the political battle that is coming. ... more

Salena Zito - Sun Feb 13

Today we are in the midst of a cultural U-turn away from a Hamiltonian meritocratic-elitist, centralized-power society to a more Jeffersonian Main Street focus, with state and local governments as the primary powerbrokers. ... more

Howard Rich - Thu Feb 10

Have recent elections taught Republicans nothing? ... more

Kathryn Lopez - Sat Jan 29

Is the party of Lincoln the party of civil rights? Are Republican conservatives the new civil-rights leaders? These are far from the most frequently asked questions in American politics, but they're worth raising. ... more

Mike Adams - Mon Jan 17

Two-thirds of the nation's colleges maintain policies that clearly and substantially restrict freedom of speech. But now, UVA is an exception to the rule having fully reformed four speech codes over the course of the last year. ... more

Mona Charen - Fri Jan 14

Some good has come of the tragedy in Tucson. President Obama has issued a de facto rebuke to those in his camp who attempted to use the murders to discredit and smear their political opponents. ... more

Terry Paulson - Mon Apr 12

Dennis Prager has recently added a pearl of wisdom to his repertoire of truths—“The larger the government, the smaller the individual.” The biggest danger from President Obama’s march to bigger government rests in what this means to the grounding principles that have made America great. ... more