Progressives on Townhall

Thomas Sowell - Tue Mar 12

There are so many fallacies about race that it would be hard to say which is the most ridiculous. However, one fallacy behind many other fallacies is the notion that there is something unusual about different races being unequally represented in various institutions, careers or at different income or achievement levels. ... more

Rich Galen - Mon Mar 4

For the next 1,418 days the top issue on the mind of President Barack Obama and his ever-tightening inner circle will involve the six letters: L.E.G.A.C.Y. ... more

John C. Goodman - Sat Feb 23

President Obama is said to have made the case for a liberal public policy agenda in his State of the Union speech the other night. But what is liberalism? ... more

Neal Boortz - Thu Feb 21

Sit down. I’m truly sorry about this, but we really need to take another trip into the dark recesses of the liberal mind. A dangerous journey to a world where it is greedy to want to keep your own money, but not to covet the money or property of others; a world where earning 17% of the income, but paying 38% of the income taxes means you’re not paying your fair share; a world where any expression of disagreement with any utterance, no matter how ignorant, from the mouth of someone-not-white makes you a racist. ... more

Matt Barber - Mon Feb 18

The term “moronic” is defined as “notably stupid or lacking in good judgment.” It is frequently used as an insult. ... more

Neal Boortz - Wed Feb 13

You’re snug in your cabin in the mountains outside of Big Bear, California. Snug, but fearful. They’re searching for a killer near you. A terrifying, heavily armed former cop from Los Angeles who has gone on a killing rampage. ... more

Susan Brown - Wed Jan 16

Once again, conservatives have latched onto the bait tossed out by progressives in their never-ending campaign to grab guns from the hands of law-abiding citizens. Gun control is just one aspect of the Progressive agenda; in essence, they want control of everyone and everything any way they can. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Tue Jan 15

There is no question that liberals do an impressive job of expressing concern for blacks. But do the intentions expressed in their words match the actual consequences of their deeds? ... more

Kurt Schlichter - Wed Dec 26

When you argue for a living, you can tell how an argument is going for you. The evidence and my gut both tell me that the liberals have lost control of the gun control narrative. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Tue Dec 25

Behind the mist of their lofty words, modern liberals' totalitarian mindset shows through. ... more

Derek Hunter - Sun Dec 16

I’ll leave it to others better suited to comment on the horror of Friday afternoon in Newtown, Conn. I am not yet a parent and would not presume to understand the emotions involved in something like this. ... more

John Hawkins - Tue Dec 11

Liberalism is like a restaurant with ugly decor, terrible food, overflowing toilets and roaches scurrying across the floor -- that stays packed every night. ... more

Jacob Sullum - Wed Dec 5

Since Republicans are pushing entitlement reform and Democrats like taking money from rich people, you might think they could agree on means-testing Medicare and Social Security as part of a deficit reduction deal. ... more

Derek Hunter - Sun Nov 18

During the Los Angeles riots of 1992, Rodney King famously asked, “Can’t we all just get along?” The answer should be an easy and unequivocal “yes,” but it seems less and less likely these days. ... more

Linda Chavez - Fri Nov 16

Two weeks after the election, conservatives are still asking why Mitt Romney lost. That, however, is the wrong first question argues Charles R. Kesler in his new book "I am the Change: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism." ... more

Jonah Goldberg - Fri Nov 9

The Progressives won on Tuesday. ... more

Brian Birdnow - Sat Nov 3

It is all the fashion today for left-leaning politicians, journalists, academics and vapid celebrities to describe themselves and their leftwing proclivities as “Progressive”. In fact, anything associated with modern liberalism is now characterized as “Progressive”. ... more

Bill Murchison - Tue Oct 9

The big government liberalism that Republicans denounce and Democrats, in election years especially, portray as deep compassion, is again on national display, looking fossilized. ... more

Matt Barber - Mon Sep 24

The upcoming elections aren’t about Republican vs. Democrat; conservative vs. liberal; Romney vs. Obama. Not entirely, at least. They’re much bigger than all that. ... more

John Ransom - Thu Aug 30

Good to see however that you all admit that about the only things you progressives support as patriotic are: 1) Spending taxes; and 2) Raising taxes; and 3) Occasionally killing American citizens without trial when it suits you. ... more

Matt Barber - Mon Aug 27

There’s evidently a fine line between a “hate crime” and a BLT. The Reuters headline screamed: “Bacon found at NY Muslim celebration probed as possible hate crime.” I was expecting the subtitle: “Cops bring lettuce & tomato, dispose of evidence,” but to no avail. (Pork, of course, is verboten in Islamic culture. Don’t knock it, I say.) ... more

Katie Pavlich - Fri Aug 17

Austin Hill - Sun Aug 12

Something exciting just happened in San Francisco. And it should pose an intellectual challenge for those who call themselves “progressives.” ... more

Katie Pavlich - Thu Aug 9

Walter E. Williams - Wed Aug 8

In Europe, especially in Germany, hoisting a swastika-emblazoned Nazi flag is a crime. For decades after World War II, people have hunted down and sought punishment for Nazi murderers, who were responsible for the deaths of more than 20 million people. Here's my question: Why are the horrors of Nazism so well-known and widely condemned but not those of socialism and communism? ... more

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