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Townhall: Winning at the Polls, But Not in Governing

Republicans control both houses of Congress and the White House, with a majority of Supreme Court justices having been appointed by GOP presidents. Why so little progress? Well, during six of the eight years of George W. Bush’s presidency, Republicans controlled both the White House and Congress. And what did






Townhall: Arrogant Pols, Go Home!

Politicians! A few years in office are enough. Arrogance needs nipping in the bud. Click on over to Townhall. Come back for the complete context. YouTube: “Okie from Muskogee” by Merle Haggard Deseret News: “Sen. Hatch’s re-election bid proves the need for term limits” TPM: Hatch: “Sorry, Romney, Trump Is






Townhall: Government Burglars

The IRS doesn’t just seize money for reasons of taxation. The folks in that agency have another racket in their job description. Click on over to Townhall for the story, then come back here for background. Treasury.gov: “Criminal Investigation Enforced Structuring Laws Primarily Against Legal Source Funds and Compromised the






Townhall: Stupid Mandates to the D.C. Degree

At Townhall, Paul discusses the latest wonder of regulation in our imperial city. Click on over. Then come back here for more detail. Details such as…. The District has decreed that the directors of any licensed “Child Development Centers” or day care, in non-bureaucratic nomenclature, must have a “Bachelor of






Townhall: Lifetime Tenure — or Longer?

Expanding the case made on Friday, Paul provides for Townhall readers a timely take on term limits. Click on over. Then click back here. And consider — or reconsider, as the case may be. Washington Post: Democrats continue to press Gorsuch for answers, but Republicans’ confidence of confirmation grows Wikipedia:






Townhall: Red Venezuela, Pink Flamingos, and the New Hollywood Diet

The country of Venezuela has descended into the worst kind of chaos, with fighting over every last scrap of food. Even the rats fear for their lives. All walking food/near-food is. And some feathered food, too. Click on over to Townhall, then come back here. Common Sense: The Weight of






Townhall: Deep State, Shallow Media, and Meme Warfare

We like to think we have the facts on our side. When we are confused, or do not know what to do, we seek facts. The Fourth Estate says that it is ideally situated to find those facts for us, and disseminate them. But, as we all know now, “Fake






Townhall: Cowards Clapping for Courage

The new president delivered a fairly successful first address before Congress. But it was not without its problems. One big one serves as this weekend’s subject at Townhall. Click on over, then come back here. FEE: Why the Joint Session Standing Ovations Creeped Me Out Miami Herald: How Carryn Owens






Townhall: The Stars of Sexist and Racist Hollywood Shine Bright Tonight

On behalf of the Academy of Motions Pictures Arts and Sciences, we’d like to extend a little advice to Hollywood’s best and brightest. Click to Townhall; come back for more abuse. Salon: “Hollywood is a cesspool of misogyny and racism. Bring on the lawsuits” Newsweek: Daniel Radcliffe says Racism In






Townhall: Hate Is Our Business

As conflict grows week by week, month by month — left vs. right, black vs. white, insider vs. outsider — and as good will is quickly being abandoned for fear, hatred, and loathing, one American organization is dedicated solely to tracking “hate groups.” Or is it? Click on over to






Townhall: Paying and Paying and Paying for Politicians

The high cost of our public servants can be shown beyond their mere inflated paychecks. Click on over to Townhall, then come back here. Washington Post: This suburb spends more than $110,000 a year on cars for its lawmakers Fox-5 (D.C.): Prince George’s County Council Member Mel Franklin charged with






Townhall: Mob Violence and Its Defenders

The Bishop Berkeley (1685 – 1783) famously advanced strange notions about the nature of ideas and existence . . . and proof of the latter on the grounds of the former. This weekend’s column has nothing to do with that. It is about the Berkeley anti-Milo riots. And free speech






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