I Thought Sotomayor Was A Shoe In! So Why Is Leahy Calling Republicans Racists For Questioning Her Work In La Raza, (Translation: The Race)?
According to Politico, Pat Leahy has unleashed a screed against Republicans for daring to question Sotomayor’s commitment and participation in/to Racist Organizations like La Raza, (The Race). La Raza advocates taking back the western United States by using mass immigration, Patrick Leahy Hits GOP for “Racist” Comments. Aside from the obvious question, “If the Dems have the upper hand here and Sotomayor is a forgone | Read More »
Calling All Red Staters…You Have 1,018 Pages To Read: Some Progress And We Need Your Help! A follow up to Swamp Yankee’s Column
Several of us in a thread to an excellent diary by Swamp Yankee: “Dear House Republicans and Conservative Activists: You Have 1,018 Pages To Read” decided to form an informal committee to read parts of the recently released Health Care Bill and post relevant material so at least one bill making it’s way through cCongress this year will be read before it’s voted on even | Read More »
Senator Durbin…You are Simply *WRONG*WRONG*WRONG *WRONG*WRONG*
OK Folks…Time for a refresher in the fundamental difference between Liberal/Progressive philosophy and the Conservative principles I spend so much time beating Liberal/Moderate/Vichy Republicans with. As I write this I am listening to the hearings for Sotomayor on Fox news. Dick Durbin has just completed blowing the horn for Sotomayor. While listening, I’m smacked right between the eyes with his quote from Senator Paul Simon | Read More »
Congressional Republicans Are Not Powerless To Stop The Assaults On Our Freedom!
Let me start by saying, “I’m not a parliamentarian”. I’ve been reading House Rules for bringing Bills and Amendments to the Committee Of The Whole, (The House Floor) for Consideration. Interesting thing is this…These huge multi-thousand page bills that aren’t being written before consideration are required to be read before they can be voted on. It is custom in the House that a member stand | Read More »
Biden Resignation Watch
In a quote from George “Snuffleupagus” at ABC News, Biden: We ‘Misread the Economy’ I think ole Joe has really stepped in it this time and his early exit is sure to be in the engineering phase. “The truth is, we and everyone else misread the economy,” Biden told me during our exclusive “This Week” interview in Iraq. Biden acknowledged administration officials were too optimistic | Read More »
Rubio Picks Up Conservative Senator’s Endorsement; Gallup Poll Shows Self Identified Conservatives Largest Voting Block, and Other Tidbits.
Politico is reporting Conservative Senator and leader of the Conservative Steering Committee in the Senate Republican Caucus Jim DeMint is set to endorse Marco Rubio over the NRSC’s more liberal Charlie Crist. (I’ll note the headline currently reads Demint is backing Rubio in the Florida Governor’s race in an obvious typo). The move by DeMint shows increasing discontent and anger at the party establishment’s endorsement | Read More »
March Of The RINOs Part 2: Specter To Face Democrat Primary Challenge, NRSC Duplicity in PA
Probably the funniest thing today and falling into the poetic justice category is, (According to Talking Points Memo Sestak Intends To Run For Senate), Snarlen Arlen with all his double dealings and gyrating himself into the Democrat Party to save his own worthless hide will face a challenge in the Democrat Primary in the person of Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) (Sestak)…is privately telling supporters that | Read More »
Well Well Well, Americans Want A Check On Obama’s Agenda…Ohh And Cheney’s Approval Ratings Are Up
Well Wadda ya know! According to a new poll from McLaughlin & Associates, Americans Want A Check On Obama’s Agenda, Americans are looking to Republicans to provide a foil to Obama’s more radical policies. According to this poll a 51% majority now are willing to vote Republican so they can act as a check on Obama’s agenda. 47% are presumably fine with a socialist bent | Read More »
March Of The RINOs Part one: **UPDATED AND CORRECTED**
I didn’t check my facts before posting…Tom Davis is not NRCC Chair. Congressman Pete Sessions (TX32) is. So everyone underestands where I screwed up: From Politico: Good riddance? GOP relies on Specter-like recruits What’s happened is in these cases, the Democrats have screwed up,” said former NRCC Chairman Tom Davis, who has been a leading voice in arguing that the party needs to become more | Read More »
My Take On Losing, (Or NOT), The Culture Wars! Or…We Lost?! ARE YOU KIDDING ME?!!!
In the interests of full disclosure; a lot of my diaries begin with a reply to a Diary written by someone which becomes so long, with so many points that I move it and change it to become a full fledged essay. No one has elicited these replies from me more than Mike (gamecock) DeVine. As such, This Diary begins as a reply to his | Read More »
***BREAKING*** April 15th Tea Party At The Alamo, Glenn Beck To Broadcast His Fox News Program Live
Remember the Alamo? For those of you who aren’t from Texas, the Alamo may not mean much to you but it has meant much to Texans and Americans alike in years gone by. “REMEMBER THE ALAMO” has been the hue and cry in time of war for Americans since Bowie, Crocket and Colonel Travis perished in her defense. They gave their lives to kindle a | Read More »
Miami Abortion Clinic Owner Who Threw Live Baby Out With Trash To Be Charged With Crime!
This is a follow up to a story that was posted and discussed at length a month or so ago. According to the AP at Miami Clinic Owner Threw Live Baby Out With Trash : As a review, from the Thomas Moore Law Center: Shanice’s mother, Sycloria Williams, learned she was pregnant early in July of 2006 when she went to the hospital complaining of | Read More »
Cutting The Plank In My Own Eye Down To Size
I guess I made a pretty good start with my post Removing The Plank From Our Own Eye since it made it to the top of the Recommend List, Thanks to all who put it there BTW…but it’s clear from many of the comments in the thread that as I am want to do, I covered too much ground and ended up obfuscating the message | Read More »
Removing The Plank From Our Own Eye
So, I’m reading Limbaugh & Movement Conservatives: Successfully Distracted by Democrats by Darvin_Dowdy this evening and if you read his post you can likely guess my initial reaction to it… basically that it was a load of Bull…But then I started chewing on it a little…I’ve been thinking for a while that all the writing here about Obama and the Democrats and how they are | Read More »
Congratulations to Micael Steele as our new RNC Chair!
Better late than never. I’m a day late in getting this out there so without further adieu I wish to congratulate Michael Steele for his nomination as Chairman of the RNC. It’s a well deserved victory and most important, Steele’s ascension means we are finally through with Mike Duncan!!! As most of you know, I’m one of those here who has his doubts about Steele | Read More »
If You’re Gonna Stay On The Reco List For 2 Months Do A Rewrite!
We, these RedState users, support Israel inre the Gaza offensive by E Pluribus Unum EPU has been supporting Israel in the Gaza Strip since Monday, December 29th! Dear Sen. McCain … Go Suck A Lemon. by Martin Knight Martin has been sucking lemons with McCain since Sunday, December 14th! Dear 52 by E Pluribus Unum There’s EPU again telling the 52% that we told you | Read More »
For Unto Us Is Born This Day A Savior Which Is Christ The Lord! Lest We Forget What This Is About!
With all the back and forth that goes in politics and all the acrimonious displays by those who are strong in their beliefs and strident in their defense of them, (Myself chief among them), it’s time to stop and remember what this season is all about. Let us never forget that there is one mighty in power and clothed in splendor who loved us enough | Read More »
Why Is It Always The SoCons Who Wear The Dunce Caps At The Front Of The Class? (A Correction of “Tilting At Windmills)
My first version of this story included quotes from an individual that I mistook to be pro life but advocated putting the Pro Life Issue on the back burner…It’s been pointed out that my reading if this person’s post could be…and most likely is wrong. As such I’ve edited this piece to remove comments from anyone else and added a few points. For those of | Read More »
Standing On Principle Or Tilting At Windmills On The Abortion Issue
So…here we are…it’s been two weeks and I’m kicking my next piece on the RMSP down the road again. I’m currently engaged in a job search since the credit crisis has been a disaster for the Commercial Real Estate market. “WHERE’S MY BAILOUT?” Anyway…I’ve learned how to use Feedly and Yoono to track front page and member posts while working on other things and at | Read More »