Patriotism on Townhall

Daniel J. Mitchell - Sat Sep 29

I hope people understood the moral point I made about how it’s not our business what private citizens do with their own money, but it is our business when politicians squander taxpayer money. ... more

Chuck Norris - Tue Sep 4

"One by one, we have lost the freedoms that our forefathers, our brothers in arms and my son died for," says the main character in a movie that my wife, Gena, and I have been waiting eagerly to see in theaters. It opens nationwide Friday, Sept. 14, coinciding with the Sept. 11 commemoration of Patriot Day. We are very excited to announce that "Last Ounce of Courage" is the first theatrical motion picture to be awarded with my "Chuck Norris Seal of Approval," in promotion of this independent film. ... more

John Hawkins - Tue Jul 24

We like to think of children as innocent little angels. ... more

Steve Chapman - Thu Jul 5

On a recent visit to Shanghai, I stopped along the grand riverfront promenade that runs through the city's downtown and, from that single vantage point, counted 31 Chinese flags visible at various places. The Chinese love their national flag, a handsome red rectangle with one large gold star and four smaller ones. ... more

Elisabeth Meinecke - Wed Jul 4

Armstrong Williams - Wed Jul 4

On July 2nd, 1776, John Adams wrote his wife Abigail that July 2nd will be “celebrated, by succeeding generations, as the great anniversary festival” and that the celebration would include everything from bonfires, sports, fireworks, and a spirit of liberty throughout the land. ... more

Katie Pavlich - Fri Jun 22

Oliver North - Fri Jun 8

The classical definition of a hero is a person who puts himself at risk for the benefit of others. That certainly describes Adolfo Calero, who died June 2 at the age of 80. ... more

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu May 31

An 8-year-old boy loses his father to an execution squad. Imagine the shock, questions and hurt at losing his father at such a young age. Why did his father have to die? Could his death been avoided? Why did he have to lose his father? ... more

Gary Shapiro - Tue Apr 10

Without a clear enemy to unify us, like the Soviet Union or the terrorists who attacked us on September 11, America is at war with itself. The result: our nation lacks the national consensus needed to choose priorities and make tough decisions – or even dump bad laws based on good intentions. ... more

John Hawkins - Tue Apr 10

1) Only in America could politicians talk about the greed of the rich at a $35,000 a plate campaign fund raising event. ... more

Michael Medved - Wed Feb 29

For conservatives and traditionalists, unusual good news from Hollywood—in terms of both weekend box-office results and, amazingly enough, the Oscar ceremonies. ... more

Paul Kengor - Mon Dec 19

Vaclav Havel is dead. Among other forces and powers, he is among the seven individuals most responsible for peacefully ending the Cold War; the great liberators who brought freedom and democracy. They are Ronald Reagan, Pope John Paul II, Mikhail Gorbachev, Boris Yeltsin, Margaret Thatcher, Lech Walesa, and Havel. ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Wed Nov 9

You know who I blame for the terrible tone in American politics? Tom Brokaw. No, not the man himself, but what he represents. ... more

New York - Wed Nov 2

"In spite of his longtime identification with the Democratic Party, country music superstar Toby Keith donated $2500 to Rick Perry last quarter according to FEC records." ... more

Michael Brown - Thu Sep 29

Can we hope for positive change? Absolutely. Can we expect national transformation? That will come from the nation, not just the president. ... more