State Government on Townhall

Paul Driessen - Tue Aug 23

Put these guys on Comedy Central. Put ‘em in an asylum … a mandatory restitution program … jail perhaps … or a witness protection program, if they turn state’s evidence on other perpetrators. But keep them away from our money – and our energy, economic, healthcare and education policies. ... more

Kyle Olson - Sat Aug 20

If teachers really supported their union, they would pay their dues. If they don’t support their union, should they be forced to be members and pay dues? ... more

Robert Knight - Tue Aug 16

Recall began as a progressive idea around the turn of the 20th Century, when the villains were law makers in the pockets of the “robber barons” who controlled large banks, railroads and oil. Today’s robber baron is the massive government/union axis that sucks money from the private sector and which always –always--wants more. ... more

Jeff Jacoby - Thu Aug 11

It is one thing to curb freedom to prevent fraud or widespread social harm. But in a free society, there is no guarantee your feelings will never be hurt. ... 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

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Jul 6

Mike Shedlock - Sun Jul 3

In what we should all hope happens at the national level, Minnesota shuts down after failing to pass a balanced budget by the June 30 deadline. ... more

New York - Fri Jul 1

Some state governments require licenses for professional hair-braiding, stifling economic growth and smothering small businesses. ... more

Townhall.com Staff - Wed Jun 29

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Jeff Jacoby - Mon Jun 13

SO NOW it's the video game industry that wants to be bribed to do business in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ... more

Kyle Olson - Wed Jun 8

Public sector unions moved rapidly this year to teach Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker a lesson for his “attack” on collective bargaining. ... more

Jeff Stier - Wed Jun 1

Taxing any disfavored behavior takes us down a slippery slope leading to government intervention into every decision we make. Such a scheme could never be fair and effective. ... more

Paul Jacob - Sun May 29

In America, and now especially in the Rocky Mountain State, "who" serves "whom" has become a live political -- and legal -- issue. ... more

Richmond, VA - Thu May 19

"David was just flat wrong" says Gov. Bob McDonnell about David Axelrod's recent accusations. ... more

New Jersey - Thu May 19

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