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Why Political Oscar Speeches Stink

TownHall Latest columns - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:35
The media noticed that this year's Oscars ceremony contained a lot of political tub-thumping, but they didn't notice that these speeches were predictable and obnoxious left-wing screeds. 2015-02-27T00:01:00-05:00 2015-02-27T13:35:14Z Brent Bozell

Unions gave $575G to Wisconsin Democratic senators voting against right-to-work bill

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:33
Labor unions have contributed about $575,000 to the 14 Democratic senators who voted Wednesday against right-to-work legislation being fast-tracked through the state Legislature, according to a Wisconsin Reporter  review of campaign finance records.

Bush touts conservative credentials to anti-tax group

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 08:25
In an impassioned speech to an influential anti-tax group, Jeb Bush ticked through eight years of tax cuts and economic growth during his time as Florida governor, and said it could be done nationally.

Trump’s tantalizing talk of running: Why the media aren’t buying

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 05:00
Donald Trump is riding to the rescue — of the country (as he sees it), of the Republicans (as few see it), of the media (as I see it).

No deal? House eyes stopgap to buy time as DHS funding deadline nears

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 03:00
House Republican leaders are looking at passing a stopgap funding bill to prevent an imminent partial shutdown of the Homeland Security Department, Fox News is told, as lawmakers struggle to reach a long-term deal.

Indiana bill would allow baby boxes for surrendering infants

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 02:22
Indiana could be the first state to allow the use of baby boxes in an attempt to prevent the abandonments of newborn babies.

Hackers forced State Department to replace 30,000 employee credentials in 2014

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 02:14
Log-in credentials for an estimated 30,000 State Department employees had to be replaced after unidentified hackers breached the agency's unclassified communications network last November.

32,000 emails recovered in IRS targeting probe amid allegations agency chief may have lied

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 00:00
Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails in backup tapes related to the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative organizations.

Walker draws standing ovation in CPAC address

Fox News (Politics) - Fri, 02/27/2015 - 00:00
Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker rolled up his sleeves on Thursday and picked up where he left off last month in Iowa -- trying to win over his party’s conservative base on the way to a potential 2016 White House run.

EXPOSED: New York Times’ 2000 Editorial Pleaded Against Amnesty

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
At the turn of the 21st century, the editorial board at the New York Times published an editorial on amnesty for illegal aliens. That the paper would print a piece on that topic comes as no surprise, but the angle the editors took in 2000 would surely be dismissed by todays editorial staff. 2015-02-26T18:42:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Anna Giaritelli

Answer The Questions. All of Them. Often.

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
Rule One: If you want to sell anything --a candidacy, a message, a byline (and especially books)-- accept as many interviews as possible, giving priority to those settings with the largest audience, but understanding that ultimate audience often depends upon amplification of the first interview by social media. 2015-02-26T10:52:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Hugh Hewitt

The Clintons - Up to Their Old Tricks

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
The new, improved Hillary Clinton gave a speech that was treated as if it was the official opening of the Hillary for President campaign. 2015-02-26T09:45:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Rich Galen

Walker v. Congress (on Act 10 Reforms)

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
In the last two months, Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker has gone from marginal to mainstream, failed to fascinating in the eyes of prospective voters, and inconsequential to intriguing to the ears and mouths of talking heads looking for another Republican Presidential contender to dissect then disintegrate. 2015-02-26T09:24:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Arthur Schaper

Truth Matters

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
A New York Times article this past Tuesday titled, "Teenage Girl Leaves for ISIS, and Others Follow," by Kimiko[1] de Freytas-Tamura, struck close to home for me. The three young women who left London to enlist in ISIS in Syria were 16, 15 and 15. 2015-02-26T00:02:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Jackie Gingrich Cushman

Religious Cleansing, Obama-Style

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
Well, we can put to rest the notion that State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf committed a gaffe when she said that more jobs would keep Islamic militants from their genocidal mission. 2015-02-26T00:01:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Robert Knight

Stop The Immigration Flood

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
Washington is such a phony city. Maybe that's why it has such a good relationship with Hollywood 2015-02-26T00:01:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Cal Thomas

Myth America

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
As a professional workplace expert, I have a problem with people who tell you they're professional workplace experts. Unfortunately, for me, there are lots them around. Unfortunately for you, they always seem to pop up when you need them least. That is to say -- when you're feeling most desperate about looking for a job. 2015-02-26T00:01:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Bob Goldman

Five things to Know about the Fed Raising Interest Rates

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
Since 2008, the Federal Reserve has been giving banks virtually free money by keeping their short term borrowing rates near zero. 2015-02-26T00:01:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Peter Morici

What if the Government Fears Freedom?

TownHall Latest columns - Thu, 02/26/2015 - 23:35
What if the current massive spying on Americans began with an innocent secret executive order signed by President Reagan in 1986? What if Reagan contemplated that he was only authorizing American spies to spy on foreign spies unlawfully present in the U.S.? 2015-02-26T00:01:00-05:00 2015-02-27T04:35:12Z Judge Andrew Napolitano

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