Public Opinion on Townhall

Rich Galen - Fri Dec 2

We can say this about our friend Newt Gingrich: He has never suffered from public self-doubt. ... more

New York, New York - Thu Dec 1

CNN analyzes Obama's re-election chances with James Carville and Ron Brownstein. ... more

Donald Lambro - Thu Nov 24

Abraham Lincoln acknowledged in his 1863 proclamation for a day of Thanksgiving that it was hard for many Americans to be thankful "in the midst of a civil war of unequalled magnitude and severity." ... more

Marybeth Hicks - Wed Nov 23

We ought not ask ourselves if we have more or less to be thankful for. It’s the same year in, year out, from beginning to end: we’re meant to be thankful for life, marked by every kind of human experience, and devised for gratitude to the One who created us. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Nov 16

Rich Galen - Mon Nov 7

On November 6 next year - 52 weeks from tomorrow - those of us who haven't availed ourselves of early voting, absentee voting, mail-in voting or some other form of not standing in line on election day will, in fact, be stepping into a voting booth to vote for President and Congress and for about a third of the population, for U.S. Senator. ... more

Michael Medved - Wed Nov 2

With Rick Perry suddenly pushing a flat tax and Herman Cain substantively revising his popular 9-9-9 revenue plan, GOP candidates may finally refocus their feverish, fatuous immigration obsession, dropping an issue emphasis that’s destructive, distracting, demented and downright dumb. ... more

Bob Beauprez - Tue Nov 1

Barack Obama has a problem with numbers. Sometimes he just gets them wrong, and sometimes the numbers aren't very nice to him. ... more

Caroline Glick - Fri Oct 21

Gilad Schalit is home. And that is wonderful. The terrorists Israel released in exchange for the IDF soldier held hostage by Hamas for more than five years are running around Judea, Samaria and Gaza promising to return to terror. And that is a nightmare. ... more

Mona Charen - Fri Oct 21

By all means talk about jobs. Focus on the consequences of fiscal Armageddon. But Republicans should never discuss illegal immigration without first praising the contributions that legal Hispanic and other immigrants have made to American society. ... more

Steve Chapman - Thu Oct 20

Candidates running for president can easily wreck their campaigns with one serious misstep. Back in 1976, one Democrat said he favored getting rid of criminal penalties for marijuana use. Can you imagine how Americans of that primitive era reacted to his blunder? They elected him. ... more

New York, New York - Thu Oct 20

Bill O'Reilly engages Micheal Daly of Newsweek, to explore the notion that the Occupy Movement represents America. ... more