Townhall Top Ten - May 13-19

Posted: May 20, 2007 11:22 PM

#1. The Anger of the Left
by Thomas Sowell
That people on the political left have a certain set of opinions, just as people do in other parts of the ideological spectrum, is not surprising. What is surprising, however, is how often the opinions of those on the left are accompanied by hostility and even hatred.

#2. Why Rudy is striking out...
by Kevin McCullough
Mayor Rudy Giuliani intended to use the chance to address students and faculty at Houston Baptist University on Friday to boost his image and clarify his position - particularly on abortion. He also hoped to energize what is beginning to look like a campaign that is in complete meltdown.

#3. Just Say "No" to Right-Wing Censorship
by Mike Adams
I am writing in response to your recent request to help you “do something” about a new homosexual student group that has been formed at your local public high school. Specifically, you have asked whether there is anything I can do to help shut the group down. The answer to your question is “yes” there is something I could do to help.

#4. Presumptions of The Left
by Thomas Sowell
Radically different conclusions about a whole range of issues have been common for centuries. Many have tried to explain these differences by differences in conflicting economic interests.

#5. Jerry Falwell -- Say Hello to Ronald Reagan!
by Ann Coulter
No man in the last century better illustrated Jesus' warning that "All men will hate you because of me" than the Rev. Jerry Falwell, who left this world on Tuesday. Separately, no man better illustrates my warning that it doesn't pay to be nice to liberals.

#6. But Who was Right -- Rudy or Ron?
by Patrick Buchanan
Hearing Rep. Ron Paul recite the reasons for Arab and Islamic resentment of the United States, including 10 years of bombing and sanctions that brought death to thousands of Iraqis after the Gulf War, Rudy Giuliani broke format and exploded:

#7. Republicans Really Are the Stupid Party
by John Hawkins
The "stupid party" moniker has often been applied to the GOP, but seldom has it been more applicable than it is to today's Republican Party.

#8. Mike Wallace -- You've got some nerve
by Carol Platt Liebau
Must everything be about sex – or at least have a sexual component – these days?

#9. Atheists Better Pray to God They’re Right
by Doug Giles
Paul (not the lead singer of the Beatles, but the apostle Paul) states that God has made Himself known, via creation, to all men. According to the apostle, God’s revealed Himself not just to Christians and to Jews, but to every one everywhere (see Romans 1:18-21).

#10. First Principles First
by Fred Thompson
One thing about folks knowing you are going to speak at the Council for National Policy, you get lots of advice as to what to say. A lot of good advice. Good talking points.