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Tony Blankley

Matt Miller Pays Tribute to Tony Blankley

Warren Olney | Posted 03.11.2012 | Los Angeles
Warren Olney

Here is my interview of Matt Miller about Tony Blankley, a colleague of ours here at KCRW in Santa Monica. Blankley died this weekend at the age of 62.

Tony Blankley: Friends And Colleagues Rememember Late Columnist And Aide

Posted 03.10.2012 | Media

Some remembrances of the late Tony Blankley, the columnist, commentator, former press secretary to Newt Gingrich and longtime friend of The Huffington...

Conservative Commentator Tony Blankley Dies At 63

AP | Posted 03.09.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — Tony Blankley, a conservative author and commentator who served as press secretary to Newt Gingrich during the 1990s, when Republic...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Newt Gingrich Responds To Death Of Former Aide

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Newt Gingrich paid tribute to his former congressional press secretary Tony Blankley, who died Sunday after a battle with stomach ...

Former Gingrich Staffer Dead At 63

Posted 03.09.2012 | Media

Tony Blankley, a conservative author and Newt Gingrich's former press secretary, passed away on Sunday, according to the Washington Times. The 63-yea...

Which Party Dies? 2011's Uncharted Political Waters

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Blankley

I have a sense that we Republicans may be in the early stages of a similar transformation of our party system as happened 155 years ago, when the Jacksonian party system failed.

Wishful Thinking on Iran

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tony Blankley

The question today is not whether to appease Iran or not -- but whether Iran is appeasable. And if not appeasable, whether its threat can be defeated with acceptable costs.

Summertime 2010

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Blankley

The Democrats seem to be quite sure that Nancy Pelosi's approach to leadership will appeal to the common man and woman of 2010. Just keep blaming the past and all will improve.

Is it Enough for the GOP To Just Say No?

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Blankley

By balancing a stern demand for constitutional, limited government with a strong, positive, active commitment to voluntary betterment, the GOP can confidently ask for the privilege of leading America back to greatness.

Left, Right & Center: Financial Regulation, Goldman's Deal, And The Midterm Elections

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

The Financial Regulation bill that passed has many flaws, chief among them, says Arianna, that it doesn't prevent "too big to fail." Tony and Bob agree for different reasons that "the people" lose, in that the lobbyists will get to make the rules.

Lincoln or Kagan: Our Rights Have Deeper Roots Than the Constitution

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Tony Blankley

No one can rightly be called an American legal scholar who does not understand that the unalienable rights to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness are the animating purposes of all our laws -- of the law.

Obama the Isolationist?

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Tony Blankley

Whether intentional or accidental, President Obama's increasing isolationism will create a world no longer guided by a powerful, benign hand, but rather a world that is the target of malignant grabbing hands and pounding fists.

Left, Right & Center: The Gulf Oil Spill And The Role Of Government

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Obama did some arm twisting this week, resulting in BP's $20 billion escrow fund for victims of the Gulf Oil Spill disaster. Was he right to do it the way he did?

Tony Blankley's Neo-Secessionism

Linda R. Monk, J.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Linda R. Monk, J.D.

In no responsible way can the liberation of 4 million people in human bondage be compared to regulation of the insurance industry.

Sam Stein Goes Rapid-Fire On 'The Ed Show': Gingrich And Kagan, Palin And Immigration, Giuliani 2012 (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

HuffPost reporter Sam Stein stopped by "The Ed Show" on Monday along with columnist and former Newt Gingrich press secretary Tony Blankley. Their "Ra...

Placing Our Faith in Economic Oracles

Tony Blankley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Tony Blankley

In the end, the call for a systemic-risk regulator is yet another futile expression of faith in the power of government to out-think the markets. It is just another foolish bet.

Jason Linkins

Further Adventures In Torture Equivalencies

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The recently declassified torture documents have yielded ample food for thought, if you can stomach it. One of the more difficult revelations appears...

Arianna Discusses Iranian Presidential Election, Sarah Palin On CNN (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on CNN along with conservative columnist Tony Blankley to discuss the turbulent Iranian presidential election and the recent events s...

Left, Right & Center: Sotomayor, North Korea and GM

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Is Sonia Sotomayor a judicial activist? A racist? Is empathy a good or bad thing in a judge? Should the court lead or follow society's direction?

Arianna On CNN, Discusses GOP Attacks On Sotomayor

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on CNN's "The Situation Room" alongside Tony Blankley to discuss the Clinton/Bush debate and what she termed the "self-destructive" G...

KCRW's Left Right & Center 4.10.09

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
HuffPost Radio

A glimmer of hope, says President Obama - have we turned the corner on the economy? Arianna says there's nothing like enough transparency, and let's...

KCRW'S Left Right & Center 1.31.09

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

Slipping into Socialism or Sliding into Protectionism?

KCRW'S Left Right & Center 12.12.08

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

The Senate GOP rejection of the House deal is top of the news. All believe that W's "kick the can down the road," taking part of the banks' TARP and applying it to the auto bailout is inevitable.

Huffington Post Hosts Panel Discussion On New Media And The '08 Election

Huffington Post | Staff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This week at the Republican National Convention, the Huffington Post hosted a panel discussion on how the new media are impacting the '08 race. Modera...

KCRW'S Left Right and Center 12.5.08

HuffPost Radio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

530,000 jobs lost - in November alone - as the Auto company execs change their tin ears and corporate jets to tin cups and a hybrid car ride to DC... is it policy making or a morality play?