Matt Damon on Townhall

America - Fri Jan 11

“A New Hampshire lawmaker says her state needs to pass a law to keep conservatives from moving there. But they already have such laws—they’re called high tax rates.” ... more

John Hanlon - Sat Jan 5

Matt Damon’s latest film “Promised Land” arrived in theaters nationwide yesterday with a focus on the controversial issue of fracking. Written by Matt Damon (who won an Oscar for co-writing “Good Will Hunting”) and John Krasinski (“The Office),” the story focuses on a small community that is asked to debate the merits of the process when a large corporation arrives in town wanting to buy much of the local land. ... more

Dan Holler - Mon Dec 31

Matt Damon, the actor who once gave $2,000 to Dennis Kucinich, is giving up on politics. He told Playboy, “It’s easier now more than ever in my life to feel the fix is in, the game is rigged and no matter how hard you work to change things, it just doesn’t matter.” ... more

New York - Wed Dec 19

Damon caught red-handed in anti-fracking hypocrisy. ... more

Tony Katz - Wed Dec 12

Earlier this month, documentary filmmaker Philem McAleer asked questions to filmmakers Matt Damon and John Krasinski about their new anti-fracking film "Promised Land," regarding the funding the film got from Abu Dhabi. (Fracking is the extraction of natural gas from shale rock layers within the Earth, and can make the United States energy independent.) McAleer's question, and Damon's meek answer, were edited out of the podcast that was made available on iTunes. ... more

John Ransom - Fri Nov 23

Look, if people are going to talk seriously about taxing “the idle rich”, they should get serious about looking at the most idle members of our society- those who reside mostly in Los Angeles and Manhattan and make a living off of show business. ... more

Jason Mattera - Wed Mar 28

Rapper Cee Lo Green flipping off a crowd and dropping F-bombs at an Obama fundraiser wasn’t about, well, a famous American songwriter carpet bombing an audience with R-rated material at a presidential rally. ... more

AP News - Sat Oct 8

John Ransom - Mon Sep 19

So our love of idolizing the yappy captains of industry has come to the point where George Kaiser controls investments, Warren Buffett controls tax-policy, George Soros controls media and organizing, T. Boone Pickens controls our energy policy and TV pundits treat the Donald’s TV reality candidacy like it’s, um, reality. ... more

John Ransom - Mon Sep 5

Look, if people are going to talk seriously about taxing “the idle rich”, they should get serious about looking at the most idle members of our society- those who reside mostly in Los Angeles and Manhattan and make a living off of show business. ... more

Doug Giles - Sun Aug 7

How many of you have met the book smart 4.0 summa cum laude lady who, in regard to street smarts, is a summa dumb loopy chick? What about the poor honey who is neither book nor street smart? What a shame, eh? ... more

Michelle Malkin - Fri Aug 5

In Damon's world, all public school teachers are selfless angels. Government workers and Hollywood entertainers are impervious to economic incentives. And anyone who disagrees is a know-nothing, "corporate reformer" ingrate who hates education. ... more

Helen Whalen Cohen - Thu Aug 4

Kyle Olson - Tue Aug 2

The embarrassing attendance underlined one major truth - there is no mass movement to maintain the status quo in our nation's public schools. The only people defending the current system are those who profit from it, like the leaders of the nation's teachers unions. ... more

Carol Platt Liebau - Mon Mar 7

After the past few weeks, many GOP conservatives - and Tea Partiers - are beginning to understand how some of the Obamaphiles feel. ... more

Ben Shapiro - Wed Dec 29

If there is one element of American culture that seems to reflect our national psyche, it is box office receipts. ... more