Tax the Rich on Townhall

Kyle Olson - Wed Dec 5

A new video produced by the California Federation of Teachers – which could be playing in your child’s classroom as we speak – drums up the typical class warfare images we've come to expect from Big Labor. ... more

Thomas Sowell - Tue Dec 4

Amid all the political and media hoopla about the "fiscal cliff" crisis, there are a few facts that are worth noting. ... more

Sacramento, CA - Tue Dec 4

In a disgusting animated video put out by the California Federation of Teachers, the rich are depicted urinating on the poor. ... more

John Ransom - Sat Nov 10

In the interest of fairness, there is one guy who needs to be taxed, and taxed at the same rate they he has taxed our patience for nearly four years long. ... more

John Ransom - Sat Oct 20

It’s not surprising either that Obama’s version of fiscal responsibility would be touted by federally-subsidized puppets- and I’m not talking about Big Bird and company. ... more

Paris, France - Tue Sep 11

But, spending cuts come with a 75% tax on the rich (he is, after all, a Socialist). ... more

Austin Hill - Sun Apr 22

A question for the rich: if President Obama successfully breaks the backs of the working middle class, is that really good for you? ... more

Rachel Alexander - Tue Apr 10

Obama is shrewdly characterizing the recession in a way that breeds resentment towards the wealthy, diverting dissatisfaction away from himself. Most of his recent speeches include assertions that there are a few Americans getting rich, while everyone else is suffering. ... more

Elisabeth Meinecke - Thu Mar 1

Austin Hill - Sat Feb 4

“Jesus would back my tax-the-rich policy.” ... more

Steve Chapman - Thu Dec 8

Someday, when today's adults are old and gray, their grandchildren will sit down and ask, "What did you do in the class war?" You may not have noticed, but it seems we are in the midst of one. ... more

Debra J. Saunders - Thu Dec 8

In his big economics speech in Osawatomie, Kan., Tuesday, President Barack Obama asserted, "This is a make-or-break moment for the middle class." ... more

Austin Hill - Sun Dec 4

“Tax breaks for the wealthy!” ... more

Victor Davis Hanson - Thu Nov 3

First lady Michelle Obama the other day railed at "the few at the top," who do all sorts of bad things. A few months ago, we began hearing of the "1 percent" who are responsible for the current economic mess. "They" apparently make all their money at the expense of the other 99 percent. Are they the same as last year's villains, who had not paid "their fair share" in making over $200,000 in annual income? ... more

Portland, Ohio - Tue Nov 1

Michael Moore calls that the rich give back, then refuses to respond when he's challenged to put his money where his mouth is. ... more

USA - Fri Oct 28

Bill Whittle advocates that we "soak the rich" of all their he illustrates the failure of such a scheme. ... more

Jeff Carter - Sat Oct 22

"I say right now that the Democratic agenda of spend and bribe the public has bankrupt this country, and until it stops, the citizens of this country are in for more hard times. And fancy speeches aren’t going to change that." ... more

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Oct 10

There have been many attempts – from every part of the political spectrum – to assign blame for the financial turmoil of late 2008. Judging from the recent New York protests and the reaction to the introduction of monthly fees for debit cards, there are still many people angry with bankers. ... more

Paul Kengor - Sun Oct 9

“Steve Jobs has passed away,” I heard a DJ remark. “That’s a shame.” Yes, it is a shame. I was saddened to hear that. I was equally shocked as I turned the dial and heard something even more deadly. It was a comment from actress/comedienne Roseanne Barr, literally calling for the death of certain wealthy Americans. ... more

Peter Ferrara - Mon Sep 26

If you work hard, play by the rules, save your money, create jobs, and make a success out of yourself, President Obama and the Democrat party will plunder everything you have worked so hard for, because in their view that is only fair. ... more

Austin Hill - Sun Sep 25

If you were posting a Facebook relationship status update about President Obama and rich people, you'd have to check "it's complicated." ... more

Mona Charen - Tue Sep 20

President Obama and the Democrats are finally happy. Liberated from thoughts of compromise with Republicans, they can fully indulge their most lascivious pleasure -- trashing rich people. ... more