Public Employees on Townhall

Chicago - Mon Jul 18

Does he finally get it? "Emanuel said he intends to get private companies to clean the city’s airports and libraries, work now done by city employees. Operators at the city’s water-bill call center and employee benefit managers also will see their jobs outsourced. Those union workers will receive 30- and 45-day layoff notices." ... more

John Ransom - Sat Jul 16

Now that I’ve done the math, Obama's tax policy makes sense to me. It’s because while Obama talks about investment what he’s really interested in is addiction. And tax increases. ... more

Douglas MacKinnon - Thu Jul 14

Even as Mitt Romney inexplicably flip-flops on his past very accurate observation that President Obama has made the economy worse, liberals in the mainstream media are now underscoring the former Massachusetts governor's initial charge. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Jun 29

New York/Washington DC - Mon Jun 27

Even some Tea Party Caucus members have added to the $6 million price tag on last year's congressional staffers bonuses. ... more

San Francisco - Mon Jun 20

San Francisco city employees‘ pensions are higher than the average non-government worker's earnings. ... more

John Ransom - Thu Jun 16

The problem of course is that the 2 million advanced manufacturing job openings that Obama, Immelt and Chenault are talking about really don’t exist. Why doesn’t it surprise me that these guys would feel perfectly comfortable lying to the American people about job openings that don’t actually exist? ... more

Kyle Olson - Sat Jun 11

Michigan Union Targets Legislator’s Business ... more

New Jersey - Thu May 19

NJ Gov. Christie on the absurdity of government "sick day payouts". ... more

Michael Medved - Wed May 18

As conservatives suffer endless repetitions of the solemn, soggy Democratic mantra of “shared sacrifice,” they need to resist the powerful temptation to snarl back, “I’m already sacrificing more than enough, thank you very much!” ... more

Katie Pavlich - Thu May 12

Ed Feulner - Thu Apr 28

“Raise our taxes!” Can you imagine chanting such a slogan at a public rally? Neither could most Americans. There is one notable exception, however: government-union activists. ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Apr 18

Many politicians envision themselves in an exalted roll and then act accordingly. Some imagine themselves as a benevolent father figure, others as a populist folk hero, but the most nausea-inducing usually see themselves as the savior of mankind. ... more

Mike Adams - Mon Apr 11

Some told us we should just give up. Others told us we should simply accept the federal judge’s decision and resign ourselves to the fact that the First Amendment is now dead on our college campuses. ... more

David Stokes - Sun Mar 27

On March 25, 1911—exactly 100 years ago—approximately 500 workers were crafting “shirtwaists,” blouses with puffy sleeves and tight waists. ... more

Sandy Rios - Tue Mar 22

“It’s time to get even,” declares a union letter to Wisconsin Teachers. An April 5th election for a seat on the Wisconsin Supreme Court could be their chance for revenge. ... more

Byron York - Tue Mar 22

"Madison is just the beginning!" AFL-CIO chief Richard Trumka told a union rally in Annapolis, Md., recently. "Like that old song goes, 'You ain't seen n-n-n-n-nothing yet!'" ... more

Robert Knight - Thu Mar 17

"I’m not going to lie to you, this is going to get ugly.” So predicts “Goldfish,” a Daily Kos blogger... ... more

Mona Charen - Tue Mar 15

Who won the battle of Wisconsin? Republican Gov. Scott Walker got a legislative victory. On the other hand, Democrats, with a wary eye on 2012 and noting the worrying drop in support for President Obama in union-heavy states like Pennsylvania and Michigan, claim to be delighted that Walker has picked this fight. ... more

Austin Hill - Sun Mar 13

We live at a time when all Americans must sacrifice. All, that is, except those of us who can be politically helpful to our President as he seeks re-election. ... more