Rahm Emanuel on Townhall

Derek Hunter - Sun Jan 27

You have to give progressives credit. They’re nothing if not thorough. When an opportunity to limit the Second Amendment presented itself in the Sandy Hook massacre, regardless how tasteless it was to exploit that opportunity, they went full bore toward their goal. ... more

America - Mon Jan 14

Chicago already has some of the strictest gun laws in the nation. ... more

Bob Barr - Wed Jan 9

Chicago is known for good steaks, expensive stores and beautiful architecture. Unfortunately, the Windy City also enjoys a reputation for corrupt politics, violent crime, and some of the strictest gun control laws anywhere in the country. To rational people, the inverse relationship between the last two is obvious. Unfortunately for residents of and visitors to Chicago, the city is governed by officials who operate not in the real world, but in a virtual “Bizarro World,” where up is down, black is white, and good guys are to be punished. ... more

Chicago - Thu Dec 27

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel receives a "Godfather"-style portrait. "Oh my God. This is absolutely fabulous," he says as he opens the gift. ... more

Kyle Olson - Fri Dec 14

On the heels of the controversial California Federation of Teachers “Tax the Rich” video, the Chicago Teachers Union has produced its own class warfare-stoking cartoon, “Stand Up to the Fat Cats.” ... more

Katie Pavlich - Tue Oct 30

Kyle Olson - Sat Sep 29

Sound financial management clearly wasn’t a concern to any party involved in the recent contract negotiations in Chicago Public Schools. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Mon Sep 17

The true long-term impact of the Chicago teachers strike may be not be known for some time. But there is no mystery about its impact in the immediate term -- anxiety, panic, and disruption for myriad mothers and fathers left in the lurch when 30,000 members of the Chicago Teachers Union walked away from their classrooms last week just as a new school year was getting underway. ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Sep 17

“Government ’help’ to business is just as disastrous as government persecution... the only way a government can be of service to national prosperity is by keeping its hands off.” That is what Ayn Rand has to say about government involvement in the world of business, but the full extent of this practice is difficult to nail down. Tad DeHaven of the CATO Institute investigated the situation to determine exactly how deep the problem runs. ... more

Kevin Glass - Sun Sep 16

Cal Thomas - Thu Sep 13

"There is no right to strike against the public safety by anybody, anywhere, any time." -- Calvin Coolidge, responding to the 1919 Boston police strike. ... more

Chicago, IL - Tue Sep 11

The perfect man to be giving advice on education. ... more

Ken Connor - Wed Aug 29

Recently The Washington Post reported a story about Obama advisor, Zeke Emmanuel, brother of Rahm Emmanuel. Dr. Emmanuel, a bioethicist and devoted “foodie”, is an atheist who catches a lot of grief from his friends because of his devotion to the dietary laws set forth in Leviticus and Deuteronomy. Emannuel responds that Judaism and atheism are completely compatible. ... more

Michelle Malkin - Fri Aug 24

Breaking news: The Fishwrap of Record has finally discovered that the Obama administration gives its Chicago corporate pals special access to power and regulatory favoritism. On Thursday, The Not-So-New York Times published an A1 story titled "Ties to Obama Aided in Access for Big Utility." ... more

Casey Mattox - Sat Aug 18

That is the breadth and scope of the religious liberty you believe ought to be respected? Do you believe religious liberty stops where Planned Parenthood’s financial needs begin? Should Americans be forced to pay for that which violates their conscience and the tenets of their faith? ... more

Brian Darling - Mon Aug 13

Why do people run for office? Too many, it seems, do it for the sheer joy of throwing their weight—and other people’s money—around. Thus we have, at the local level, the sorry spectacle of tin pot politicians—apparently offended at the idea of traditional marriage—threatening to ban Chick-fil-A restaurant openings. ... more