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Let's Not Spend Money

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:35
The Maryland Alliance for the Poor released a 2014 poverty profile for Maryland. The Catholic Charities of Maryland hosts a copy on its website. According to the report, the 2012 median income in Baltimore was $39,788. The U.S. Census notes that from 2009 to 2013, the median income was roughly $41,385. 2015-05-01T00:01:00-04:00 2015-05-02T03:35:04Z Erick Erickson

Bruce Jenner: Sensationalized Sex Icon of our Confusing Times

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:35
In the age of the selfie, Bruce Jenner may be the icon of our time. He sustains two images of himself to mediate the feuding feminist and chauvinist attitudes at the center of today's battle of the sexes (should that be the "grind of the genders"?). 2015-05-01T00:01:00-04:00 2015-05-02T03:35:04Z Suzanne Fields

Businesses Cannot Thrive Under These Conditions

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 22:35
There was no question the economy is soft, but the advance release of the first quarter of the U.S. Gross Domestic Product (GDP) hit like a punch to the gut. 2015-05-01T00:01:00-04:00 2015-05-02T03:35:04Z Charles Payne

Krauthammer on Gray charges: 'It looks like appeasement of the mob'

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 19:26
Charles Krauthammer told viewers Friday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that the announcement of criminal charges against six officers involved in the arrest of Freddie Gray by Md. State Attorney Marilyn Mosby was problematic, saying “it looks like appeasement of the mob.”

State Dept. won't say whether US asking Iran to free seized cargo ship

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 18:44
The U.S. State Department would not say Friday if it is asking the government of Iran to release a Marshall Islands-flagged cargo ship it seized in the Strait of Hormuz earlier this week.

Analysis: In Baltimore unrest, liberalism on trial?

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 16:47
In systemic terms, one-party control is generally considered unhealthy and to many eyes the record of one-party government in Baltimore, measured in the usual societal metrics, demonstrates as much with crystalline clarity.

US reportedly in talks on keeping restrictions on ‘Taliban Five’ as deal set to lapse

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 16:36
The Obama administration reportedly has launched talks with Qatari officials about potentially extending security measures for the five Taliban leaders who were traded a year ago for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, with the agreement governing their supervised release soon set to expire.

US reportedly in talks on keeping restrictions on ‘Taliban Five’ as deal set to lapse

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 16:36
The Obama administration reportedly has launched talks with Qatari officials about potentially extending security measures for the five Taliban leaders who were traded a year ago for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, with the agreement governing their supervised release soon set to expire.

Six Years and Four Months After Obama Said He Would Put America Back to Work, the Economy Has Stopped Working

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 15:35
The Obama economy virtually stopped growing in the first three months of 2015 in another bleak sign of its persistent weakness over the last six years. The Commerce Department's report that the economic growth rate barely rose by a minuscule 0.2 percent in the first quarter was much worse than the 1 percent rise most forecasters expected. 2015-05-01T00:01:00-04:00 2015-05-01T20:35:04Z Donald Lambro

US Navy accompanies 4 US-flagged ships through Strait of Hormuz

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 15:01
The U.S. Navy accompanied four American-flagged ships and a British vessel moving through the Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf on Thursday, and officials said the U.S. will offer that aid to any other nation concerned about interference from Iranian vessels.

Hillary Blames the Cops

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 13:35
Had Freddie Gray been robbed, beaten and left to die in the streets of his Baltimore neighborhood, no one would be mourning him today. 2015-05-01T00:01:00-04:00 2015-05-01T18:35:05Z Pat Buchanan

Loyalty Rewards? Clinton donors, allies on Africa ‘safari’ with ex-president

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 13:25
Former President Bill Clinton and daughter Chelsea left earlier this week on a nine-day tour through Africa with a plane-full of family foundation donors and Hillary Clinton supporters in tow, adding jet fuel to accusations that contributors are getting rewarded -- and courted for even more money.

Harvard faculty backs Democrats 96% of the time, says school paper

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 13:16
Republicans running for president might as well skip any fundraisers at Ivy League universities like Harvard, where a new analysis shows 96 percent of faculty donations over the last three years went to Democrats.

A Thug by Any Other Name

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 12:35
For most Americans, including President Barack Obama, the term "thug" seemed an appropriate appellation for the rioters who destroyed businesses, homes and other property in Baltimore this week. Now liberals are crying foul. 2015-05-01T00:01:00-04:00 2015-05-01T17:35:02Z Linda Chavez

Obama: Truth about what happened in Baltimore must come out

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:43
President Obama says it's "absolutely vital" that the truth about what happened to Freddie Gray comes out.

George Soros reportedly could face up to $7B tax bill, after delaying payment for years

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:37
George Soros may soon face a monumental tax bill, after years of playing hard-to-get with the IRS.

GDPNext

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:35
Five weeks ago, we served notice that we were going to be taking on the world's best economic forecasters and the Federal Reserve in anticipating the level of GDP in the United States during the first quarter of 2015 (2015-Q1) and that we would win. 2015-05-01T00:01:00-04:00 2015-05-01T16:35:02Z Political Calculations

Pander bear: Hillary gets press pass on flip flops

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:11
Moving left in a hurry, Clinton gets away with decades-long track record of ideological flexibility and a penchant for political expediency.

Lawmakers fuming over report Capitol police left guns in bathrooms

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:07
Lawmakers are fuming over claims that Capitol Police officers left their service weapons in bathrooms and other spots across the Capitol complex three times this year.

When the First Fade

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 05/01/2015 - 10:35
Don't look now, but the New York Mets are in first place and while Chris Rock's friends never heard of a Met, so far this baseball season reminds us that things can, and do, change. 2015-04-30T16:28:00-04:00 2015-05-01T15:35:05Z Charles Payne

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