Senior Citizens on Townhall

Ken Connor - Mon Sep 5

They say there are only two sure things in life: death and taxes. Thanks to unbelievable gains in medical technology in recent years however, most Americans are now able to delay the former inevitability for decades longer than their ancestors. ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Aug 24

The federal appeals court ruling that struck down the centerpiece of Obamacare has dealt a massive, possibly fatal, blow to the government-imposed health care system passed by a Democrat-controlled Congress over bitter public opposition. ... more

Jeff Carter - Wed Aug 24

99% of people’s eyes glaze over when you bring up regulation of the banks and trading. It doesn’t seem important. It’s not glamorous. But the way they are regulated sets the wheels in motion for favoritism in the marketplace. ... more

Armstrong Williams - Tue Aug 16

Now that the debt ceiling charade is over (for now) and the politicians have smugly retreated to their lavish homes and offices, the average American is faced with the stark reality. How are we going to get back to work to rebuild the wealth that was lost over the past few years? ... more

Rich Galen - Mon Jul 25

We need a new way of keeping score when it comes to government spending. ... more

John Hawkins - Tue Jul 19

Like Douglas Adams' description of space, the economic issues in this country have become quite big. In fact, most people are, in a very real way, unable to comprehend how "vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big" our problems have become. ... more

Derek Hunter - Sun Jul 17

Are you a Republican? If so, I’d like to congratulate you on your 8 point lead in the polls over President Obama in the 2012 race. Man, November 2012 can’t come fast enough... ... more

John C. Goodman - Sun Jul 3

How many people do you know who pay three health insurance premiums to three plans? The only ones I know have gray hair. They pay one premium to Medicare itself, another for Medigap insurance (to plug many of the holes in Medicare), and a third for drug coverage (Part D). ... more

Mike Shedlock - Thu Jun 30

One of the many consequences of boomer demographics is the longer the US opus of reform of Medicare, and Social Security, the more difficult it will become because of voting demographics. ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Jun 22

All the talk here is about the slowing economy, the threat of a continuing recession, the government's growing debts, and the looming insolvency of Social Security and Medicare. ... more

Hugh Hewitt - Fri Jun 17

Four years ago the Fair Tax movement helped power Mike Huckabee to a win in the Iowa caucuses. The former Arkansas governor embraced the scheme and all of its absurd assumptions –the Constitution could be amended to repeal the 17thAmendment, senior citizens wouldn’t mind having many of their assets devalued overnight etc—and reaped the political benefits. ... more

John C. Goodman - Sat Jun 4

So what does ObamaCare mean for senior citizens who rely on Medicare? No one knows for sure. But it almost certainly means they will get less health care. ... more

Mike Needham - Mon May 30

Give former Governor Tim Pawlenty credit for having picked a campaign theme that rises to the level of our nation’s challenges: A Time for Truth. ... more

Terry Savage - Sat Apr 30

Judging by the number of words it took the Fed chairman to get his message across in his first live press conference after a Fed meeting, it's no wonder some are a little confused. ... more

Donald Lambro - Wed Apr 27

Reports coming in from congressional town hall meetings during the Easter recess say that Republican lawmakers were peppered with angry questions about cutting Medicare. ... more

John Ransom - Fri Apr 22

Since Friday for me- at least this week- is the new Saturday, here’s a bonus edition of Email, Hate Mail and Comments from Readers. And thanks for doing the hard work of freedom. ... more

Walter E. Williams - Wed Jan 12

John Adams warned, "A Constitution of Government once changed from Freedom, can never be restored. Liberty, once lost, is lost forever." I am all too afraid that's where our nation stands today and the blame lies with the American people. ... more

John Hawkins - Tue Jan 11

Honorable Mentions: Al Franken, Al Gore, Al Sharpton, Anthony Weiner, Arianna Huffington, Bill Clinton, Bob Beckel, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Dylan Ratigan, Eric Holder, Ezra Klein, Geraldo, Hillary Clinton, James Cameron, James Clyburn, John Edwards, Jesse Jackson, Jimmy Carter, John Conyers, John Kerry, John Lewis, Kathy Griffin, Lawrence O'Donnell, Markos Moulitsas Zúñiga, Matthew Ygliesias, Maxine Waters, Michael Moore, Mike Malloy, Rachel Maddow, Roger Ebert, Roseanne Barr ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Tue Oct 20

It's hard to instill confidence in the U.S. economy when Washington keeps finding new and creative ways to spend money it doesn't have. ... more