Erick Erickson with a Preview of the RedState Gathering
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Erick Erickson to discuss next weekend’s RedState Gathering in Texas, why you should attend and who will be speaking.
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Surprise outcome. Incompetent ATF accepts incompetence as the norm
While nearly everyone is familiar with Operation Fast & Furious, the failed Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF) scheme to create facts that would lead to gun control laws in the United States, fewer are familiar with a similar program run in Milwaukee, WI called Operation Fearless. Where Fast & Furious was a combination of maliciousness and epic incompetence that has led to | Read More »
Rasmussen: Americans No Longer Believe We’re Winning the War on Terror
Rasmussen might have gone downhill over the past couple of years, but this poll is still noteworthy regardless. The number of Americans who believe we’re winning the War on Terror has dropped to its lowest point in the company’s 10 years of opinion tracking. As the poll notes: A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 27% of Likely U.S. Voters now believe | Read More »
This is Inexcusable
House Republican Leaders have a deal for conservatives. After giving Barack Obama a blank check with the debt ceiling, if they will now give him $659 million then and only then will John Boehner give conservatives a vote on shutting down DACA. This really is inexcusable. DACA is the chief incentive inspiring people to cross the border. The administration intends to expand DACA. The House | Read More »
Tech at Night: Your periodic reminder that the FCC is out of control
It’s been a while since I just said it: The Obama FCC is recklessly grabbing power, out of any statutory or Constitutional controls. It does what it wants, when it wants, with the goal of taking as much power as it can, in order to establish greater state control of the digital economy.
Under FCC, we’re not under the rule of law, we’re under the rule of man.
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Obama Peddles Impeachment Conspiracy Theories To Raise Money
The definition of a conspiracy theory is that it requires belief in a secret agreement among other people in the absence of of any evidence of such an agreement. President Obama and the Democratic Party are presently peddling a conspiracy theory that Republicans have a secret plan to impeach him from office. Their reason for selling this theory is nakedly self-interested: to raise money from | Read More »
The Dim Bulb
Matthew Yglesias is the Editor of Vox.com, the site that runs pro-Palestinian and Hamas propaganda and other liberal drivel subsidized by General Electric. I do hope the Israelis pay attention to the screeds General Electric subsidizes over there. Vox has even basically accused Israel of blood libel. In any event, as I’ve noted before, my friend Pejman Yousefzadeh has well documented, Yglesias is just not | Read More »
Venezuela demonstrates the nadir of American power
It should have been a pretty straightforward case. Retired Venezeulan general Hugo Carvajal, who was a close confidant of the late Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez and head of Venezuela’s intelligence service, was indicted in Miami on federal charges of drug trafficking. Via the Wall Street Journal: In the Miami indictment unsealed Thursday, Mr. Carvajal is accused of taking bribes from late Colombian kingpin Wilber Varela, | Read More »