Obama Economy on Townhall

Paul Greenberg - Fri Sep 14

How to make a silk purse: First you hand Barack Obama a sow's ear. He'll explain it may look pretty bad, but it's really pretty good. Like the latest jobs report, which only an incumbent president could profess to love. Here's how this president presents it: "Today we learned that after losing around 800,000 jobs a month when I took office, business once again added jobs for the 30th month in a row, a total of 4.6 million jobs." ... more

Susan Brown - Wed May 23

It could be said a narcissist’s best friend is the reflection he sees of himself in the mirror. No other relationship comes close -- unless the narcissist has the unique opportunity to meet another version of himself, which happened last week, during the recent Group of Eight (G-8) summit at Camp David. ... more

Donald Lambro - Fri May 11

President Obama sent a warmed-over, five-point "to-do list" to Congress this week that he said will create jobs and spur growth. ... more

AP News - Thu May 10

Paul Greenberg - Fri Apr 27

The old man in a rumpled linen suit at the end of the bar stood out like a weed at a garden show. All around him the young couples and swinging singles, so impressionable and so eager to impress, went on laughing and talking about whatever they laugh and talk about. ... more

Michael Barone - Mon Apr 23

I don't know how many times I've seen liberal commentators look back with nostalgia to the days when a young man fresh out of high school or military service could get a well-paying job on an assembly line at a unionized auto factory that could carry him through to a comfortable retirement. ... more

Star Parker - Fri Apr 13

President Obama has laid out the core message of his reelection campaign. It is a message whose claims are blatantly false and whose point is irrelevant to what is of greatest concern to Americans today. ... more

Donald Lambro - Fri Apr 6

President Obama's all out class warfare attack against Republicans Tuesday was a shameful litany of excuses that included blaming all of his fiscal failures on George W. Bush. ... more

Steve Chapman - Sun Apr 1

Whenever you hear about a psychic being arrested, the natural question is: Why didn't she see that coming? Conservatives who raise dire alarms about what will happen in Barack Obama's second term face a similar problem. ... more

Salena Zito - Sun Mar 25

VAN METER, Pa. -- Unless you happen upon the chunk of coal marking where 239 men died in the old Darr Mine, now along the Great Allegheny Passageway trail, you’d never know you passed over one of the worst U.S. coal-mining disasters. ... more

Austin Hill - Sun Mar 25

You’ve probably seen the headlines - the J.O.B.S. bill passed in the Senate. ... more

Donald Lambro - Fri Feb 17

In the high stakes of political combat, perceptions can matter as much as, or more than, reality. Maybe that's why Barack Obama's numbers are creeping up in some polls. ... more

Donald Lambro - Fri Dec 30

Voters go to the polls next month to begin choosing a candidate who can put America back to work and that means preventing Barack Obama from winning a second term. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Tue Nov 22

"Alice in Wonderland" was written by a professor who also wrote a book on symbolic logic. So it is not surprising that Alice encountered not only strange behavior in Wonderland, but also strange and illogical reasoning -- of a sort too often found in the real world, and which a logician would be very much aware of. ... more

Cal Thomas - Thu Nov 17

Since the congressional super committee appears unable, or unwilling, to take a lesson from Indiana or Virginia -- where Republican governors have made spending cuts and delivered budget surpluses without damaging the social safety net -- members might wish to consider Puerto Rico and what its governor, Luis Fortuno is doing. ... more

Lurita Doan - Mon Nov 14

Obama is a national embarrassment and each day proves himself even more incapable of honestly confronting the nation’s urgent issues. Just days ago, Americans were once again left gob-smacked as Obama beat the drums for the SAVE awards, his signature effort to cut the $1.4 trillion annual deficit. This Obama initiative hopes to demonstrate the president’s commitment to fiscal sanity by cutting wasteful spending. ... more