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  • [Ron Paul : ] All I Want for Christmas is a (Real) Government Shutdown

    12/15/2014 12:48:21 PM PST · by HomerBohn · 14 replies
    Town Hall ^ | 12/15/2014 | Ron Paul
    The political class breathed a sigh of relief Saturday when the US Senate averted a government shutdown by passing the $1.1 trillion omnibus spending bill. This year's omnibus resembles omnibuses of Christmas past in that it was drafted in secret, was full of special interest deals and disguised spending increases, and was voted on before most members could read it. The debate over the omnibus may have made for entertaining political theater, but the outcome was never in doubt. Most House and Senate members are so terrified of another government shutdown that they would rather vote for a 1,774-page bill...
  • A Republican Alternative to Obamacare

    12/14/2014 4:11:58 AM PST · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2014 | John C. Goodman
    Now that Republicans will control both houses of Congress, they will have an opportunity to deal with Obamacare. What should be done? They can begin by repealing the worst features of Obamacare. They can do that by keeping three promises many of them made to voters during the last election: Keep your job; keep your health insurance; and keep your doctor. The most direct way to get rid of all the anti-job provisions of ObamaCare is to repeal the employer mandate. The most direct way to insure that people can keep insurance they like is to repeal the individual mandate....
  • Press Release: Partnership Launches New Ad Campaign for Immigration Reform

    11/21/2014 12:58:04 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 7 replies
    The Partnership for a New American Economy today launched a new ad campaign calling on Congress to act on immigration reform this year. (SNIP) The ad will premiere tonight at the PNAE, FWD.us, and U.S. Chamber of Commerce event, “#iCodeImmigration: Accelerating Immigration Reform,” in Washington DC, featuring Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC-5).
  • Dear Black People: The Democrats Are About To Break Up With You

    11/16/2014 5:43:01 AM PST · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2014 | Derek Hunter
    For decades, the black vote in the United States almost uniformly has gone to Democrats. How’s that working out? Black unemployment is twice the national average, poverty rates are higher than before Democrats offered “help,” and the education system fails a disproportionate number of black children. That’s what 50-plus years of blind voting loyalty to Democrats has earned. And, thanks to those same Democrats and the nation’s first black president, it’s about to get a lot worse. President Obama is set to legalize upwards of 5 million illegal aliens, with the dream of granting amnesty and citizenship to 6 million...
  • UpState SC Town Hall: Restoring The Rule Of Law - Trey Gowdy, Mick Mulvaney...

    10/03/2014 6:26:45 AM PDT · by Resettozero · 4 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 30, 2014 | Evan Mulch (Videographer)
    VIDEO of a recent Upstate SC townhall, moderated by Josh Kimbrell, at Dickey's Barbecue Pit at the Village Greens Golf Course in Inman, South Carolina. The video was produced by the Mulch Tank Business and Leadership Center (www.MulchTank.com) located in Spartanburg, South Carolina
  • Obama Admin Takes Over #Ferguson Townhall: Orders ID Check, Shuts Windows, Ejects Reporter

    09/23/2014 9:44:19 AM PDT · by Nachum · 32 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 9/23/14 | Kristinn Taylor
    Local media is reporting that the Obama administration has taken control of access to two Ferguson, Missouri townhall meetings on the Mike Brown shooting being held Monday evening. The Department of Justice has limited attendance to Ferguson residents only and has ordered ID checks to gain entry. DOJ banned reporters. In a First Amendment irony, the meetings are being held in churches: Wellspring and Pour Lady of Guadalupe. The shooting of unarmed 18 year old black robber by white police officer Darren Wilson after a confrontation that occurred just minutes after Brown robbed a convenience store has stoked national controversy....
  • The Murrieta Rebellion

    07/06/2014 4:39:41 AM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 74 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 4 July 2014 | Editorial
    The Law: Residents of city proud to be called Reagan Country rose up last week to halt busloads of illegal immigrants being dumped into their neighorhoods, showing why they may have started a grassfire national movement. To get into the town hall meeting at California's Murietta Mesa High School, you had to work your way through 200 angry protesters. Many of them were in green and white Mexican soccer jerseys and bandanas and waved Mexican flags, at least one with "Viva Mexico" stamped on it. "Ci-ti-zen-ship! Ci-ti-zen-ship!" shouted one young woman, pumping her flag along as the crowd's rage sizzled....
  • Is U.S. Being Duped Into Funding Jihadist Startup?

    07/02/2014 3:47:25 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 2, 2014 | Rachel Marsden
    The Islamic terrorist army often referred to as the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) has made a faster womb-to-superstardom ascension than Justin Bieber. Largely unheard of just a few weeks ago, the group is now the self-proclaimed new ruler of an Islamic caliphate, or republic, extending across Iraq and Syria. These countries currently have internationally recognized heads of state -- but, you know, whatever, man. It's not like U.S. President Barack Obama is going to stop ISIL. In fact, he's asking Congress to give it $500 million, under the guise of funding the "Syrian opposition." Recipients...
  • At CNN's Clinton Town Hall, audience coached to cheer for Hillary

    06/22/2014 10:21:59 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 06/22/2014 | Rick Moran
    Erik Wemple of the Washington Post media blog attended Hillary Clinton's town hall meeting staged by CNN and reports that prior to the show, a stage manager coached the audience to cheer and whoop it up for the former secretary of state: The event took place at the Newseum, which is on Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington between the Capitol and the White House. The District is a blue jurisdiction that turned out 91 percent for President Obama in the 2012 election, and it’s surrounded by places like Arlington County, Va., and Montgomery County, Md. — also very blue spots. When...
  • Leave Business-Bashing to the Liberals

    06/17/2014 1:59:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 17, 2014 | Bill Murchison
    The Eric Cantor debacle in Virginia last week demanded a storyline, which was no heavy lifting. In the GOP primary a political newbie had wiped the floor with the majority leader of the U.S. House of Representatives. Bring on the analysts to find the narrative in the rebuke administered, a rather remote if hard-working political power broker linked more frequently -- here comes the dichotomy -- with Wall Street than Main Street. Cantor, on these terms, updated Cardinal Wolsey's Shakespearean lament from "Henry VIII": "Had I but served my district with half the zeal/I served the Chamber of Commerce...
  • Mick Mulvaney's Summer Of Apostasy

    There's only a few weeks left until the summer recess swallows Congress' legislative agenda for 2014, but a group of key Republicans haven't given up immigration quite yet. Helping guide a secretive effort to informally gauge support for legislative action on the issue before August are two expected names: Reps. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL) and Paul Ryan (R-WI). But joining them is a young conservative lawmaker whose efforts on the issue have shocked conservative power brokers and prompted a behind-the-scenes backlash. “Absolutely,” Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) told Breitbart News, “I have been talking about immigration with my colleagues for months. Talking...
  • Partnership Launches New Ad Campaign for Immigration Reform in DC Taxis, TV and Online

    06/06/2014 7:09:51 PM PDT · by ObamahatesPACoal · 3 replies
    Renew Our Economy ^ | April 30, 2014
    First Ad Showcasing Immigrant Inventions Released Today at Event Featuring Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (R-FL-25) and Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC-5). Watch the new ad: www.immigrantmade.org New York, NY — The Partnership for a New American Economy today launched a new ad campaign calling on Congress to act on immigration reform this year. The campaign includes a series of ads that highlight the need for immigration reform across broad sectors of the economy, including technology, business, and agriculture. The first ad – released today on DC Taxi TV, on television, and online – showcases the role of immigrant-led innovation in the creation...
  • Opposing Common Core: A Losing Issue, Even in GOP Primaries

    05/25/2014 8:28:38 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 25, 2014 | Michael Brickman
    Editor's Note: This column was co-authored by Michael Petrilli. Ever since election results from May 5th were finalized, a number of voices have loudly touted cherry-picked upsets—namely, the primary defeats of two incumbent Republicans in the Indiana legislature—to build what they want to present as a larger narrative of rising opposition to Common Core. This narrative is misleading. In fact, the GOP primary results from throughout this month showed, if anything, that opposing Common Core is not a ticket to office for a right-flank challenge to an incumbent, and the efficacy of attempts to take out Republicans from the right...
  • Another Bite At The For-Profit Education Apple

    05/08/2014 4:32:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 8, 2014 | Derek Hunter
    President Obama is passionate about education, especially for underprivileged kids … or so he says. An ardent opponent of school choice, except when it comes to his own kids, one of his first acts was to try to kill the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship that provides poor kids in the nation’s capital the chance to escape failing schools. He’s repeatedly tried to ax the program, only to be blocked by Republicans. But the President’s assault on education doesn’t end with just young kids, it continues throughout the entire education system. For the last few years, the Obama administration has waged a...
  • UCLA Professor Blows Whistle on Illegal Admissions Practices at University

    05/08/2014 4:38:21 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 8, 2014 | Larry Elder
    In 1996 California voters passed Proposition 209, which prohibited discrimination or preferential treatment based on race, ethnicity or sex in admissions to public college and universities. But the moment 209 passed, UCLA, according to a new book, set about figuring ways around it. "Cheating: An Insider's Report on the Use of Race in Admissions at UCLA," by Professor Tim Groseclose, describes what the author insists are illegal admissions practices that he witnessed at UCLA. Groseclose's story begins in 2008 when, as a member of a faculty oversight committee for admissions, he asked for a random set of application files. He...
  • Government Will Control You Before It Controls Climate

    05/07/2014 10:23:07 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 7, 2014 | Terry Jeffrey
    Ultimately, it will not matter if people in government cynically promote the theory that human activity is destroying the global climate as a means of taking control of your life, or if they take control of your life because they sincerely believe human activity is destroying the global climate. Either way, government will control of your life. The National Climate Assessment the Obama administration released this week describes in Sisyphean terms the task government faces in limiting carbon dioxide emissions, which the assessment says make up 84 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions it holds guilty of artificially warming our...
  • Benghazi. Again. Still.

    05/05/2014 9:21:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 5, 2014 | Rich Galen
    I am not generally a conspiracy believer, but last week, as the result of a Freedom of Information action by Judicial Watch - a conservative legal organization - at least one email was released that directly linked the White House to the immediate reaction to the attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi that killed four Americans, including the American Ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens. The Benghazi attacks took place on September 11, 2012. The Obama Administration's first response - and it was a significant response - was that the attack on the American compound in Benghazi was a reaction...
  • Nebraska 3rd District Townhall from April 30, 2014

    05/03/2014 7:32:08 AM PDT · by SolidRedState
    You Tube ^ | May 2, 2014 | Marvin Hughes
    On April 30, 2014, we invited Adrian Smith, Tom Brewer and Mark Sullivan to attend a Townhall type meeting. Tyson Havranek was our moderator. Adrian Smith could not be present but sent his campaign manager to give a short statement at the beginning. This is the full 1 hour and 29 minute video. For your convenience this video is available in 6 parts also for those who wish to split up their viewing.
  • GOP Senate Candidate: I Think I Know More About Women Than My Democratic Male Opponent

    04/22/2014 5:49:00 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 21 replies
    townhall.com ^ | 4/22/14 | Katie Pavlich
    Former Michigan Secretary of State Terri Lynn Land is running for the U.S. Senate as a Republican and shockingly, her Democratic opponent Rep. Gary Peters is accusing her of waging a war on women (Democrats are being really original with their attack strategy this year). Now, Land is taking on the issue directly with her first campaign ad openly mocking Peters for accusing her, a woman, of waging a war on women. "I'm Terri Lynn Land and I approve this message because as a woman, I might know a little bit more about women than Gary Peters." The ad is...
  • IRS Revokes Tax-Exempt Status of Conservative Group

    04/21/2014 1:52:13 PM PDT · by Siegfried X · 40 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 02/21/2014 | Alana Goodman
    The Internal Revenue Service has revoked the tax-exemption for a conservative charity, saying the group’s criticism of Hillary Clinton and John Kerry violated rules against political activity. The Patrick Henry Center for Individual Liberty engaged in “deliberate and consistent intervention in political campaigns,” according to the IRS decision released Friday and first reported by USA Today... Tax-exempt groups are restricted from engaging in certain political activity, including participating in partisan campaigns in support or opposition to a candidate. The IRS said the Patrick Henry Center violated this rule, in part, by publishing “alerts” on its website that highlighted columns by...
  • Snitchgate -- Sharpton Is Still Lying

    04/17/2014 5:26:01 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 17, 2014 | Larry Elder
    <p>If the Rev. Al Sharpton, the bigoted, anti-Semitic, non-tax paying race-hustling poverty pimp, had any credibility left, it just vanished.</p> <p>The beneficiary of a lifetime of passes from our race-conscious mainscream media, Sharpton ran into an outlet not afraid of him -- The Smoking Gun. They obtained material that exposed Sharpton as an FBI "informant." Sharpton, of course, denies that this constitutes "snitching." No, he says he "volunteered" to "cooperate" with the FBI -- and for the most honorable of motives.</p>
  • The Best Matching Group Fashions Seen at the March for Life

    01/22/2014 7:18:42 PM PST · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2014 | Christine Rousselle
    The March for Life attracts hundreds of thousands of people to Washington, DC each January. A large percentage of these people come in groups, and if there's one things groups love, it’s matching apparel. Here’s a quick look* at of some of the best-dressed matching marchers at the March for Life: *In no particular order as everyone looked fabulous. 1. These students from Illinois looked pretty stylin’ in their yellow-orange scarves. 2. These bright orange hats traveled to DC all the way from Kansas! 3. Waldo’s been found. He’s at the March for Life. 4. These marchers from Richmond braved...
  • A new power in conservative media

    01/04/2014 5:13:01 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 23 replies
    A new power in conservative media By: Hadas Gold January 4, 2014 05:59 PM EST A player in Christian and talk radio stations is buying up popular conservative websites — moves that could make Salem Communications the next big thing in right-wing media. The California-based company has recently gobbled up sites that reach millions of readers, like Michelle Malkin’s Twitchy.com, the Eagle Publishing group which is home to RedState.com, HumanEvents.com and the conservative publishing house Regnery. The Salem empire already includes more than 100 Christian and conservative talk-radio stations and several Christian-themed websites, as well as HotAir.com and TownHall.com. Though...
  • McCain still hopeful immigration reform is a political priority

    10/24/2013 8:32:55 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 20 replies
    The Arizona Daily Star ^ | October 23, 2013 | Perla Trevizo
    Passing immigration reform is a way for Republicans to get on a positive agenda and regain some of the approval of the American people, Sen. John McCain said Tuesday during a town hall in Tucson. He said the prospects of passing comprehensive immigration reform this year are still strong despite some Republicans saying the government shutdown and the way it was handled by President Obama affected any chance for compromise. But “the same people that said that are the people that oppose immigration reform. They are just trying to find another reason,” McCain said after the town hall meeting attended...
  • One Wide Awake Black Lady [must-view video]

    09/08/2013 5:42:36 PM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Moonbattery ^ | 9/8/2013
    John McCain’s handlers should do a better job of screening participants in his town hall events: Kudos ma’am. McLame’s nervous laughter at the end acknowledges that he won’t sit down for a week.
  • John McCain "intimidated" by African-American woman at town hall meeting (You Tube Video)

    09/07/2013 11:55:32 PM PDT · by beaversmom · 54 replies
    You Tube ^ | September 7, 2013 | mfprex·
    Excuse me if this has been posted prior. I did do two different searches and didn't see this title pop up. It was new to me so might be new to others, too.
  • Both sides rally as Obamacare’s effects draw near

    08/28/2013 8:01:17 AM PDT · by Deadeye Division · 9 replies
    The Columbus Dispatch ^ | August 28, 2013 | Catherine Candisky
    Conservatives such as Larry Holland say President Barack Obama’s health-care law will doom the nation and are urging Republican leaders to not abandon the fight against it. The 57-year-old retired firefighter was among about 650 people to pack a town-hall meeting in Columbus last night, calling on Congress to withhold funding in a last-ditch effort to block implementation of the law. “I want (House Speaker John) Boehner to defund it, but he doesn’t have the guts,” said Holland, of Mt. Vernon. “Our country is going down the tubes, and Obamacare is going to put companies out of business.”As implementation of...
  • Townhall Report with Congressman Dan Benishek (R Mich)

    08/23/2013 4:33:30 PM PDT · by Lakeshark · 23 replies
    Me ^ | 6/23/13 | Lakeshark
    We arrived precisely at one o'clock, the scheduled time for the meeting, following a giant Harley decorated with American flags in to the parking lot. We were surprised to have to wait in line for ten minutes to get in to the hall as they had underestimated the turn out. There was a member of some lefty alliance with a table sporting enviro-weenie stuff that we (conveniently for them) had to pass by, but once we got in it was standing room only, about two hundred of us standing. Dr. Benishek was giving a canned summary of his activities when...
  • Focus

    08/16/2013 1:03:52 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 12 replies
    Redstate ^ | 8/16/2013 | Erick Erickson
    At the bottom of this post you will find a list of congressional town halls for the next week. It is important that you stay focused because Republican leaders are about to dangle shiny objects in front of you knowing that, like with a sardine dangling in the spotlight of a circus big tent, the GOP leaders can get you to clap like a seal. Republican Leaders are preparing a series of shiny objects to distract you. You must stay focused. Shiny object number one will be the GOP grandstanding to get Planned Parenthood’s navigator grant rescinded. The Administration gave...
  • Lindsey Graham Spoiled My Dinner

    08/16/2013 8:18:09 AM PDT · by The_Media_never_lie · 18 replies
    Telephone Town Hall Meeting | August 16, 2013 | self
    Last night at 6:00 pm the phone rang and it was my Senator, Lindsey Graham hosting a "townhall" telephone meeting sponsored by Townhall (I think this was Townhall.com, but I am not sure). The purpose of this meeting was for Lindsey to answer questions from his constituents in a live format.
  • Congressional Outreach for Today and Tomorrow

    08/14/2013 8:07:47 AM PDT · by JSDude1
    Redstate.com ^ | 8/14/2013 | Erick Erickson
    Accountable Congress has done amazing work chronicling all the town halls and opportunities to reach out to members of Congress over August. Few groups have performed as well as them in documenting activities. They should serve as a model for every other group out there in getting this data out to Americans. It is very clear that members of Congress, regardless of party, do not want you to know where they will be this August. Well, because of Accountable Congress and groups like FreedomWorks and Tea Party Patriots, we can tell you. Over the next several weeks I’m going to...
  • Gunfire kills 2, wounds 4 at Pennsylvania town hall

    08/05/2013 6:42:53 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | August 5, 2013
    Two people were killed and four were wounded in a shooting at a town supervisor's meeting in eastern Pennsylvania, a county official reported Monday. The shooting broke out shortly after 7:30 p.m. ET at the Ross Township building in Saylorsburg, about 75 miles north of Philadelphia, Monroe County Emergency Management Director Guy Miller told CNN. A suspected gunman was in custody, and the wounded were being taken to various hospitals nearby, he said.
  • Townhall.com Membership Rolls - Purged?

    06/01/2013 9:04:05 AM PDT · by fwdude · 24 replies
    Self Vanity | June 1, 2013 | FWKeith
    Wondering if any other TH-using FReepers have been having this problem. I had been a regular on Townhall.com, with a valid user name and log-in for over 8 years. Recently I found I had been logged off, and the website didn't recognize the username/password combination when I tried to log back in. I tried the "forgot password" link, which sent a reset e-mail to me, and the link seemed to accept a new password. But it still doesn't work. I even tried the "Sign up" link, but get this error message: "Signup is temporary disabled, please try again later." I've...
  • This article was a follow up to the Foxnews Black Conservative Townhall

    04/11/2013 8:12:13 AM PDT · by Trueblackman · 14 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11 April 2013 | Trueblackman
    The article is a bit of a long read, but I tried to fit it all in at the end of the day.
  • Congressman Jim Moran Hosts Anti-Gun Townhall, Gets Grilled By Gun Owners

    03/12/2013 11:21:26 PM PDT · by Nachum · 16 replies
    Viral Read ^ | 3/11/13 | Gabriella Hoffman
    Last night, Congressman Jim Moran (D-VA) hosted an anti-gun townhall panel event at Washington-Lee High School in Arlington, VA. With the help of the Arlington Falls Church Young Republicans club, hundreds of constituents from Virginia’s 8th congressional district-mostly Second Amendment activists-came to the event to express their dismay with Congressman Moran’s support for anti-gun policies. The event, “Preventing Another Newtown: A Conversation on Gun Violence in America,” featured five gun control speakers: Omar Samaha – Advocate with the Coalition to Stop Gun Violence; family member of gun violence victim in Virginia Tech tragedy David Chipman – ATF Special Agent (retired),...
  • Saturday Night Live Cold Opening: Town Hall Debate

    10/21/2012 8:03:51 AM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 36 replies
    Hulu via NBC ^ | 10/21/2012 | Saturday Night Live
    Saturday Night Live Cold Opening: Town Hall Debate
  • A reminder about the last plant-infested, CNN-run town hall debate

    10/16/2012 9:58:31 PM PDT · by TBBT · 6 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 10/15/2012 | Michelle Malkin
    Do you remember what happened the last time CNN was in charge of a high-stakes “town hall” style campaign debate? I do. Flashback: CNN/YouTube/plant debacle. Refresher: Concerned Young Undecided Person “Journey” = John Edwards supporter “Journey” Concerned Undecided Log Cabin Republican supporter David Cercone = Obama supporter David Cercone Concerned Undecided Mom LeeAnn Anderson = Activist for the John Edwards-endorsing United Steelworkers union LeeAnn Anderson Concerned Undecided Gay Military Retiree Brig. Gen. Keith H. Kerr = Hillary/Kerry supporter and anti-”Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” activist Keith H. Kerr
  • The town hall debate will favor Obama

    10/16/2012 10:06:28 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 38 replies
    Rich Noyes of the Media Research Center penned an analysis today, which detailed how liberal questions are favored in such debates by a 2-to-1 margin. The MRC has analyzed every townhall style debate since it debuted twenty years ago.
  • Phony Town Halls and Candy Crowley’s Ego (Moderator who calls Romney/Ryan ticket a "Death Wish")

    10/15/2012 1:07:38 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/15/2012 | Roger Simon
    The U.S. population clock is currently showing 314,583,682 [1] residents as of October 2012 and yet we are about to hold a “town hall” debate for our presidential candidates.How quaint. (The first town hall meeting was held in Dorchester, Massachusetts, in 1633.)How completely and utterly phony.Let’s begin with how the audience–those town hallers–are chosen. According to Gallup, the organization that selects them, they are “uncommitted” voters. But how do we know that is true? And to what degree are they really uncommitted? What finally does “uncommitted”–the term used by Gallup Editor-in-Chief Frank Newport [2] on this video–mean anyway? How...
  • The Most Important Event At Either Convention

    09/11/2012 6:10:20 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 11, 2012 | Dennis Prager
    The most important event at either national convention was the "vote" taken by the Democratic delegates on a last-minute resolution to reinsert the words "God" and "Jerusalem" into the Democratic Party platform. Regarding God, since Karl Marx, the aim of the left, everywhere on Earth, has been a godless society. And the Democratic Party has evolved over the last half century from a liberal party into a leftist one -- so much so that it is now indistinguishable from any of the leftist parties in Western Europe. Yes, Franklin D. Roosevelt was a left-wing president -- as concerned the size...
  • Big Town Hall Meeting on ObamaCare in the Sacramento/Nor Cal area.

    08/09/2012 10:40:57 AM PDT · by Jayster · 16 replies
    ObamaCare Town Hall Meeting, Aug 15 at 7PM This meeting will focus on the effects of ObamaCare on taxes, spending and medicare. We’ve lined up health care experts, legal experts from the Pacific Legal Foundation and Igor Birman, Chief of Staff for Congressman Tom McClintock to help you understand this massive takeover of our healthcare system. Mr. Birman emigrated from Russia and will speak about his experience with government controlled heath care programs. There will be plenty of time for Q&A after the panel discussion. Location: Lakehills Covenant Church Address: 7000 Rossmore Lane El Dorado Hills, CA Date: August 15...
  • Going to Governor Christie's Townhall meeting today

    06/26/2012 8:36:31 AM PDT · by JimRed · 18 replies
    Self | 6/26/2012 | Self
    Governor Christie is holding a townhall in Brick, NJ today at 3 PM. I signed up to go, and got a confirming call from the Governor's office yesterday.
  • Mayhem turns to shoving at Allen West townhall

    05/30/2012 12:55:28 PM PDT · by T.O.K. · 21 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | May 30, 2012 | Michele Kirk
    Mayhem is the best word to describe what happened at the latest townhall meeting held by Allen West at the Mae Volen senior center in Boca Raton. Protesters, who West addressed at the onset of his presentation, were told that they would be leaving Florida with a “gator whooping.” Although some of the protesters making a scene were escorted out in the middle of the event, others stayed and picked fights with West and his supporters when it was over. Not one to back down from a fight, West said, as he was surrounded, “I’m gonna stand right here.”
  • Allen West: 'Let's talk about the president doing blow'

    05/30/2012 7:58:29 AM PDT · by T.O.K. · 56 replies
    BizPacReview.com ^ | May 29, 2012 | Michele Kirk
    It was a chaotic scene with tempers flaring at the latest town hall meeting presented by Congressman Allen West. Driving into the Mae Volen senior center in Boca Raton, you got a sense of what was coming as the driveway was lined with protest signs against the outspoken freshman. Inside the building were the people behind the signs, and before West even began to speak, the arguing between West supporters and protesters began. (video)
  • Don’t Like Facebook

    05/18/2012 3:46:10 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 18, 2012 | John Ransom
    Since it’s Friday, and there is a Facebook IPO scheduled to go off today, I feel obliged to write the standard “Why I hate the latest IPO” column. Don’t get me wrong. I think IPOs are great. They are great job creators, first of all. Lots of the money raised by IPOs goes into hiring lots more people. And an IPO’s liquidity event- where early stage investors get to cash in on the open market- is the reason why those investors took the risk in the first place. One of the major benefits of having stock markets like the New...
  • Newt Gingrich Town Hall, Ruston, Louisiana – March 20 2012

    03/20/2012 4:38:38 PM PDT · by Marguerite · 64 replies · 1+ views
    electad ^ | March 20, 2012 | Newt Gingrich
    Newt Gingrich held A Town Hall style event at Louisiana Tech Student Center, Louisiana Tech University, Ruston, Louisiana.
  • Townhall Yanks Column on Arpaio's Findings

    03/06/2012 12:40:09 PM PST · by epicurious · 49 replies · 1+ views
    WND ^ | March 5, 2012 | Drew Zahn
    A popular column on Townhall.com – the self-described “leading conservative and political opinion website” – discussing Barack Obama’s eligibility to serve as president has unexplainably disappeared. Earlier today, the column “Sheriff Joe Exposes Forgery of Obama’s Selective Service Registration” by Floyd and Mary Beth Brown of The Western Center For Journalism was Townhall.com’s most emailed and eighth most read column. But then … it was gone. Even after WND alerted Townhall.com’s managing editor that the column had been deleted from its site, it remained listed as “cannot be found.” And despite multiple contacts with the site’s editorial staff, no one...
  • The 99% That’s Not You Gets a $7,000 Cash Bailout Bonus

    02/27/2012 5:15:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | February 27, 2012 | John Ransom
    Hey, good news everybody. Remember that $23 billion that the US government –a.k.a. you- is never going to see back from General Motors? Well, General Motors has done so well this year- in fact, they have enjoyed record-breaking $9 billion profits- that next week they’ll be giving out $7,000 in bonus checks to 47,500 UAW workers who already make about $116,000 dollars per year in total wages and benefits (with about $58,000 of that in just wages and the rest in benefits). It’s good to be the 99%: You get a fat $7k bonus, plus $100k+ a year. Too bad...
  • Obama’s Phony Theology Offers Phony Financing on Everything

    02/20/2012 4:16:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 20, 2012 | John Ransom
    Rick Santorum struck the right note with conservatives when he attacked Obama on his phony liberal theology. This is the red meat that conservatives have been waiting for. They want someone who will take the fight to the enemy, exposing the false religiosity of the liberal left. “I just said that when you have a world view that elevates the Earth above man and says that, we can't take those [energy] resources because we're going to harm the Earth by things that frankly are just not scientifically proven- for example, that politicization of the whole global warming debate,” Santorum told...
  • Obama's War on Religious Liberty

    02/20/2012 5:05:35 AM PST · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 20, 2012 | Phyllis Schlafly
    Welcome to the real ObamaCare, whereby a handful of leftists in Washington, D.C., impose the views of their big-money donors on more than 300 million Americans. If the Obama mandate for contraception remains intact, then liberals will next demand that Americans pay for other objectionable items that are not really medical care. We can expect future mandates, under the guise of "health care," to include sex-change operations, late-term abortions, embryonic stem-cell use and a variety of other procedures that many Americans do not support and certainly do not want to be compelled to foot the bill for. Obama's directive for...