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Archives for Matt Towery - 2/13 - Commentary

Towery: Proposed Response to Syria Mismanaged and Unpopular

Let's get this right. Sen. John McCain supported a military response to Syria. Then he withdrew it. That was after he played poker on his cellphone during a crucial Senate hearing on the matter because he was bored. And his view will likely change ag ...

Towery: History Repeats Itself as GOP Eats Its Young

A saying that has haunted Republicans for decades appears to be one that will be repeated often in the next few years -- that being, "Republicans eat their young." Consider this fact: Since 1988, the few rising "younger" names who have received the G ...

Towery: Government inflation rates vs reality

I find it amazing when I read that inflation continues to be so low, as defined by the government, that leaders actually hope for a little higher inflation rate in the future. It's as if they don't ever go grocery shopping, don't fill up their own ga ...

Towery: Too Many Opinions, Not Enough Knowledge

I think by now we have all had it with the endless rounds of opinion about the George Zimmerman case. Most recently, Jimmy Carter, of all people, basically said the jury reached the correct decision based on the law, while Hillary Clinton seemed less ...

Towery: Tea Party Movement Must Stay on Course

When it first came to life, the tea party movement burst on the scene with energy and pure direction that seared many a mind with images of huge crowds waving the red, white and blue. It was all about taxes, and curtailing government spending, and li ...

Towery: Silver Linings in Court Decisions

As I often say, "OK, I get it." People have very passionate views both on the value of the Voting Rights Act and its past requirements of certain states and on the issue of same-sex marriage. Polls show people split on the issues. Delving into the me ...

Towery: Palin Is Right - Let Someone Else Determine Syria's Fate

Sarah Palin is often criticized for misstatements or controversial comments. Of course, were she a female Democrat with a flamboyant style, she would be labeled "brave" and "courageous" by the press. And Palin has once again made a bold statement, on ...

Towery: When the Messenger Gets Shot, Others Are Sure to Follow

In the world of White House politics and the politics of handling the White House press corps, the president's press secretary is the most visible target and often the first to fall when the media turns on an administration. And it appears that press ...

Towery: Americans support death penalty for bomber

An ABC News-Washington Post survey shows that well over 70 percent of Americans want the surviving accused bomber of the Boston Marathon to be executed if found guilty in a court of law. Executed, as in the vicious manner in which he and his brother ...

Redistribution of Wealth Poll Not to Be Taken Lightly

A Gallup poll released this week shows that almost 60 percent of adults in America believe that wealth is distributed unfairly, with over 50 percent saying that "the rich" should be taxed heavily to accomplish a fair distribution of resources. This n ...


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