Michele Bachmann Columns on Townhall

  • Matt Towery - Latest Poll Shows Bachmann a Potential Player in GOP Race

    Latest Poll Shows Bachmann a Potential Player in GOP Race

    Matt Towery
    Posted: 5/25/2011 6:33:00 PM EST
    The latest InsiderAdvantage survey of potential and announced Republican candidates for president suggests that two figures mainly ignored up to now, Rep. Michele Bachmann and businessman Herman Cain, are, for at least the moment, capturing a reasonably strong share of the vote among those who say they plan to vote in their states' primaries or caucuses.
  • Ann Coulter - Why Larry King Will Never Be President

    Why Larry King Will Never Be President

    Ann Coulter
    Posted: 5/25/2011 5:20:00 PM EST
    Like would-be yentas trying to set you up on dates with their divorced friends, the political class is constantly trying to foist divorced candidates on the Republican Party, authoritatively assuring us that Americans don't have a problem with divorce anymore.
  • Robert Knight - The Wages of Envy

    The Wages of Envy

    Robert Knight
    Posted: 5/24/2011 11:12:00 AM EST
    The gap between the rhetoric of "fairness" and "equality" and the actual behavior of the ruling elites is becoming too stark to cover up, even for the elitist media.
  • Robert Knight - The Wages of Envy

    The Wages of Envy

    Robert Knight
    Posted: 5/23/2011 12:35:00 AM EST
    Every so often, a single incident epitomizes larger truths. One of these is that all issues, whether social or fiscal, are moral issues.
  • Donald Lambro - The Real Deal Republican Candidates

    The Real Deal Republican Candidates

    Donald Lambro
    Posted: 5/18/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Seventeen months before Americans go to the polls to elect their next president, the field of Republican candidates is rapidly being winnowed down to its strongest contenders.
  • Brent Bozell - David Brooks, You're Fired

    David Brooks, You're Fired

    Brent Bozell
    Posted: 4/20/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Conservatives who really wanted to see at least a spending "haircut" for NPR or public broadcasting in the underwhelming budget deal for 2011 might have suggested at least some symbolic victory for conservatives.
  • Rachel Alexander - New Tea Party and Boehner Alliance Triumphs in Government Shutdown Showdown

    New Tea Party and Boehner Alliance Triumphs in Government Shutdown Showdown

    Rachel Alexander
    Posted: 4/12/2011 1:17:00 PM EST
    Some conservatives and Tea Parties are criticizing the budget deal Republicans agreed to with Democrats and the Obama administration on Friday. Should they be?
  • Michael Gerson - Cornered By Obama

    Cornered By Obama

    Michael Gerson
    Posted: 4/4/2011 8:01:00 PM EST
    If there were any doubts about the political skills of the new White House team under Chief of Staff William Daley, they have now been satisfied.
  • Frank Gaffney - Conservative Crossroads

    Conservative Crossroads

    Frank Gaffney
    Posted: 2/14/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    To all outward appearances, the just-concluded Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) was a huge success. It was attended by a large, boisterous crowd, a substantial part of which was student-age - a promising indicator of the movement’s appeal to the coming generation.
  • Helen Whalen Cohen - Babies Go to Congress

    Babies Go to Congress

    Helen Whalen Cohen
    Posted: 2/10/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    When someone goes to Capitol Hill, it’s usually to ask for a favor. But Babies Go to Congress, an event sponsored by Heartbeat International, is about bringing a message to lawmakers-that pregnancy centers are good for America.
  • Armstrong Williams - Playing Chicken with the Debt Ceiling

    Playing Chicken with the Debt Ceiling

    Armstrong Williams
    Posted: 2/1/2011 9:08:01 AM EST
    While Congress prepares its budget for this year, threatening deep cuts to a $14 trillion debt, the first real test of the GOP's fiscal constitution is shaping up to come in the form of whether to raise the debt ceiling.
  • Suzanne Fields - A New Flavor of Tea

    A New Flavor of Tea

    Suzanne Fields
    Posted: 1/28/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Rep. Michele Bachmann, founder of the tea party caucus in the new Congress, gave more than a response to President Obama's State of the Union speech Tuesday night.
  • Matt Towery - Wrong Moves by GOP Could Re-elect Obama

    Wrong Moves by GOP Could Re-elect Obama

    Matt Towery
    Posted: 1/28/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    With the celebration of Ronald Reagan's 100th birthday now in full swing, I find myself reflecting on the despair that so many of us felt at the midpoint of his first term in office.
  • Linda Chavez - Why History Matters

    Why History Matters

    Linda Chavez
    Posted: 1/28/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    Conservatives should not sugarcoat our history any more than liberals sometimes denigrate it.
  • Hugh Hewitt - Debating the GOP Debates: John Thune Weighs In

    Debating the GOP Debates: John Thune Weighs In

    Hugh Hewitt
    Posted: 1/27/2011 9:31:36 AM EST
    NBC and Politico.com want the ratings bump that will come from hosting the first debate among Republican presidential contenders.
  • Michelle Malkin - Blame Righty: A Condensed History

    Blame Righty: A Condensed History

    Michelle Malkin
    Posted: 1/14/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    I agree with President Obama. When it comes to politicizing random violence, he and his supporters have been "far too eager to lay the blame for all that ails the world at the feet of those who think differently than" they do.
  • Emmett Tyrrell - Reinforcements Are Here

    Reinforcements Are Here

    Emmett Tyrrell
    Posted: 1/6/2011 12:01:00 AM EST
    The modern tea party movement has no leader. It has no organization. Rep. Michele Bachmann tells us that an organization is in place, but it had better be awfully good.
  • Floyd and Mary Beth Brown - A New Year of Republican Mistakes

    A New Year of Republican Mistakes

    Floyd and Mary Beth Brown
    Posted: 12/25/2010 12:01:00 AM EST
    When it's nearly time to flip the calendar to January, we take stock of the past 52 weeks and look ahead. It is an annual tradition we encourage all to adopt. Why? It helps you to plan and live intentionally.
  • Cliff May - Is a Slow START Good or Bad?

    Is a Slow START Good or Bad?

    Cliff May
    Posted: 11/18/2010 9:08:05 AM EST
    Should a lame-duck Congress ratify a treaty with Russia? Should the Tea Party should weigh in?