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| Posted: Feb 22, 2019 10:24 AM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. Democrats are pitching a “wealth tax” as a way of financing their outrageous spending demands. The problem is that even America’s wealthiest people don’t have that much money. Senator and presidential candidate [...]

Why Racial Hoaxes Are So Dangerous

| Posted: Feb 22, 2019 12:01 AM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. Jussie Smollett has now been charged with filing a false police report in an alleged hate crime incident that it appears Smollett orchestrated on himself. The actor, according to the head of [...]



What Dallas' Sixth Floor Teaches Us

| Posted: Feb 22, 2019 12:01 AM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. This week a museum at one of the most infamous sites in America turned thirty years old.  The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, in Dallas, shows that a tragic event can [...]

| Posted: Feb 22, 2019 12:01 AM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. “The Green New Deal is the only way to save the earth from utter extinction. If you keep standing in the way, troglodytes, we are doomed.” “OK, Democrats, let’s vote on your [...]

Compromise reached. Donald Trump is going to build — his administration is said to be building already, with appropriated funds — the wall, er, barrier. Congressional Democrats have reportedly inserted provisions that make it easier for purported asylum seekers arriving with children to disappear and augment the illegal population.Compromise unreached. Recipients of the Deferred Action [...]



On to Caracas and Tehran!

To Caracas and Tehran!In the Venezuelan crisis, said President Donald Trump in Florida, “All options are on the table.” And if Venezuela’s generals persist in their refusal to break with Nicolas Maduro, they could “lose everything.” Another example of Yankee bluster and bluff? Or is Trump prepared to use military force to bring down Maduro [...]

| Posted: Feb 22, 2019 12:01 AM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. “Ah, women” doesn’t quite have the resonance or ancient history of “Amen,” but if women had been as dominant in biblical times as they are today, that might’ve been how we would [...]



I’m old enough to remember a time when an independent secular Jewish socialist with a long record of support for communist regimes would be considered a force for diversity in a typical field of Democratic candidates. Think back to years past, when the likes of Walter Mondale, Gary Hart, Dick Gephardt, Al Gore and other [...]

What Is in the Pope's Hand?

| Posted: Feb 21, 2019 12:01 AM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. WASHINGTON — Pope Francis is increasingly showing his hand. He came into the papacy promising to clean up the Catholic Church, especially on matters of sexual abuse. In doing so, he raised [...]



| Posted: Feb 21, 2019 12:01 AM The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com. Democratic Sen. Bernie Sanders is running for president again. Fresh on the heels of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s triumph as an avowedly socialist candidate for Congress, Sanders boasts that ideas he first proposed [...]

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