Welfare on Townhall

Austin Hill - Sun Nov 25

How do companies make millions of dollars with a really bad idea? They advise state governments on how to comply with federal Obamacare mandates, and then help the states build new websites. ... more

New York - Sat Nov 24

Is this the new American Dream? ... more

Star Parker - Mon Nov 19

Here’s an excerpt from a letter I received the other day from a college professor ... more

America - Fri Nov 16

Watch Cupp go head-to-head with Sister Simone Campbell on the issues of poverty and welfare in America ... more

America - Fri Nov 9

AEI: "In "A Nation of Takers," author Nicholas Eberstadt of the American Enterprise Institute draws on an impressive array of data to detail the exponential growth in America's entitlement spending..." ... more

Larry Kudlow - Sat Oct 20

Remember Harry Hopkins, Franklin Roosevelt's close aid? It was Hopkins who argued tax and tax, spend and spend, elect and elect. Sound familiar? ... more

Heather Ginsberg - Thu Oct 18

Bruce Bialosky - Mon Oct 8

Have you heard the rumor that the number of food stamp recipients has increased during President Obama’s term from 28.2 million to 46.6 million? Have you heard that in only three years, the annual cost of the program, which was already astronomical at $35 billion, has soared to $76 billion? ... more

Ed Feulner - Sat Oct 6

“Marriage is a wonderful institution,” H.L. Mencken once quipped, “but who would want to live in an institution?” Great line. But in the real world, the more we learn about marriage, the more we realize how vital it is. ... more

Daniel J. Mitchell - Fri Oct 5

I was irked by Obama’s illiteracy on the matter of business deductions for corporate jets, oil companies, and firms that “ship jobs overseas.” ... more

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Sep 27

The Obama administration's policies are bad. Bad in the sense that the policies are morally corrupting. They take money and control away from people and give them to government bureaucrats, who then decide what should be done. The policies encourage people to be less responsible personally and to rely more on the government. ... more

Pat Buchanan - Fri Sep 21

Mitt Romney has conceded that his thoughts, expressed at that Boca Raton, Fla., fundraiser, were "not elegantly" stated. Those mocking him might concede he has tabled one of the mega-issues of our time. ... more

Paul Greenberg - Fri Sep 21

Americans keep saying we want our politicians to level with us, tell us what they truly think, not just go down the familiar list of talking points, giving us the usual collection of platitudes and hoping to be all things to all people. But when a presidential candidate does come right out with it, and tell it with the bark off, we are shocked, shocked. ... more

David Limbaugh - Fri Sep 21

So what about the Democrats' would-be tempest about Mitt Romney's alleged 47 percent gaffe? Is there any "there" there? ... more

Judge Andrew Napolitano - Thu Sep 20

As readers of this column and viewers of Fox News Channel may know, I have not hesitated to criticize Gov. Mitt Romney's presidential campaign and the governor himself. I have argued that his message is muddled and his values are unknown beyond his ardent wish to improve economic conditions through the use of free market mechanisms rather than central economic planning, a position with which I agree entirely. ... more

Jackie Gingrich Cushman - Thu Sep 20

The challenge for modern-day campaigns is that the rapid speed of the news cycle ensures that new news is created on a daily basis, even when it is not really news. Blame the hunger for something novel and fresh that can eat up time on the 24-hour cable news channels. ... more

Cal Thomas - Thu Sep 20

There's another video, this one of Mitt Romney speaking to donors at a fundraiser in Boca Raton. ... more