Secretary Hillary Clinton To Congress On Libya: Pound Sand!
Clearly, this is a simple case of IOKIYOA*: The White House would forge ahead with military action in Libya even if Congress passed a resolution constraining the mission, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said during a classified briefing to House members Wednesday afternoon.
Florida Redistricting (Part Two)
An important update on Florida’s Redistricting: Republican leaders in the Florida Legislature on Tuesday asked the federal government to sign off on a pair of voter-approved constitutional amendments requiring lawmakers to draw nonpartisan political districts. The move comes three months after Gov. Rick Scott drew partisan criticism – and was quickly sued – for quietly withdrawing the application submitted by former Gov. Charlie Crist.
Mahmoud Abbas’ Adviser: We’re Going With Hamas
(Via Hot Air) Unintended consequences: Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas is willing to give up hundreds of millions of dollars of US aid if that is what is necessary to forge a reconciliation deal with Hamas, the Associated Press quoted his adviser as saying on Monday.
New Donald “Birther” Trump Has Lost Me
*sigh* Come, I will hide nothing from you. I was snooker into this whole “Birther” movement for all of two minutes. Then I remember that even if you were born outside the US, if one or more of your parents was a US Citizen and under the right conditions, then you are yourself a US Citizen.
Robert Gates: Yemen Government Collapse A Big Deal
Well hell, I could have told you that. I will dispute his claim later in this article, but clearly we need to have Defense Secretary Robert Gates make the headline that a fall in Yemen is a big f’n deal: Secretary of Defense Robert Gates expressed worry in an interview on “This Week” about Yemen, after that middle eastern country’s long-time President, Ali Abdullah Saleh, | Read More »
, Ali Abdullah Saleh
, Robert Gates
, Saudi Arabia
, War On Terror
BREAKING: VP Joe Biden’s Staff Kidnapped And Then Imprisoned Reporter During Sen. Bill Nelson’s Fundraiser
(Via Unified Patriots) Welcome my friends, to the Thugocracy: Staffers with Vice President Joe Biden confined an Orlando Sentinel reporter in a closet this week to keep him from mingling with high-powered guests gathered for a Democratic fundraiser. Reporter Scott Powers was the designated “pool reporter” for the vice president’s Wednesday visit to the massive Winter Park, Fla., home of developer and philanthropist Alan Ginsburg. | Read More »
Short Chat With Rep. Richard Nugent (R-FL-05)
Promoted from diaries. – Moe Lane Full disclosure. I did not support Richard Nugent during the primary of 2010. I spoke out against him and supported Jason Sager. However he won. The voters spoke. Half-way between the primary and general election, we got to meet face-to-face and we buried the hachet like two adult men (or at least I did). I knew he was going | Read More »
Tags: Congress Is Not A Career Act
, Fair Tax
, Offshore Oil Drilling
, Oil Drilling Moratorium
, Paul Ryan
, Richard Nugent
, Roadmap For America's Future
Anthony Weiner: Maybe NYC Should Get An ObamaCare Waiver
(Via Ace Of Spades) Alternate Headline: Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-NY) Makes Best Case Against ObamaCare: Weiner, who is likely to run for mayor of New York, said that because of the city’s special health care infrastructure, his office was looking into alternatives that might make more sense. Weiner is one of the health care law’s biggest supporters; during the debate leading up to reform, he | Read More »
Glenn Beck TV?
Yes, YES!! A million times YES!!! The possibility that Glenn Beck will exit the Fox News Channel at the end of the year has prompted a big question in media circles: if he leaves, how will he bring his considerable audience with him? Two of the options Mr. Beck has contemplated, according to people who have spoken about it with him, are a partial or | Read More »
Farrakhan To Obama On Libya: Who The Hell Do You Think You Are?
(Via The Other McCain*) Yikes. When Barack Obama has lost Louis Farrakhan- Well, you know the rest: “I warn my brother do you let these wicked demons move you in a direction that will absolutely ruin your future with your people in Africa and throughout the world… You can’t order [Qaddafi] to step down and get out. Who the hell do you think you are?” | Read More »
Juan Williams: Defund NPR
(Via The Daily Caller) Juan Williams, having avoided calling for NPR’s defunding, now supports the move: Even after they fired me, called me a bigot and publicly advised me to only share my thoughts with a psychiatrist, I did not call for defunding NPR. I am a journalist and NPR is an important platform for journalism.
Gov. Rick Scott Will Sign Teacher Tenure Reform And Merit Pay Law
The law does not so much reform tenure, it just ends tenure: Florida lawmakers gave final legislative approval Wednesday to a bill aimed at replacing teacher tenure with a merit-based system, in the latest clash between a U.S. state government and public employee unions.
White House Applauds CAIR For, Get This, Anti-Bullying Efforts
Just when you think you can’t go any deeper into that rabbit-hole, the bottom opens up: CAIR was publicly applauded at a Mar. 10 White House event by Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor and assistant to the president for intergovernmental affairs and public engagement, for its work with MTV to counter “bullying.” “Bullying can be prevented if we all take action,” said Jarrett, as she cited | Read More »
Obama Administration: Shock And Awe In Libya
(Via Stop The ACLU) Repeat after me: Ooooh! Awwww! The US is pushing the UN to authorise not just a no-fly zone over Libya, but also the use of air strikes to stop the advance of forces loyal to Muammar Gaddafi.
On St. Patrick, We Are Drunk On Red Ink
(Title Inspired By Daniel Hannan*) Happy St. Patrick’s Day, my friends! Better drink up that green beer, because we are drowning in red ink. I know is called “RedState” but that doesn’t mean we like the idea of government turning out red ink everywhere it goes.
Union Thugs Destroy Recall Petitions
(Via Unified Patriots) Welcome my friends, to the new civility. Gabrielle Giffords would be proud:
((UPDATE)) Marco Rubio: No More Short-Term Budget Fixes
((UPDATE: 3/17/2011 14:55)) Watching the vote and Senator Rubio does indeed walk the walk, votes “NO” on this three-week short term continuing resolution. Good for him. It still might pass, but at least he took a stand. I knew there was a reason I liked him:
Elect The Dodge – The Interview!
Last week, Andrew Ian Dodge came to my attention through Twitter. Apparently, he is running to replace Sen. Olympia Snowe in Maine through the Republican Primary. Yes, that’s right, Andrew Dodge is one of the “Tea Party Candidate” running for Maine’s US Senate and challenging Sen. Olympia Snowe for the seat. So, in order to find out more about Mr. Dodge and where he stands, | Read More »
Black Panther Leader: That 11-Year-Old Hispanic Girl Deserved It
(Via Unified Patriots) “Black Power, To Rape 11-Year-Old Hispanic Girls!” Well, he didn’t go that far. However Quanell X has crossed a line that he will never be able to undo:
((Author’s Note: According to the comments below, this article is nothing more than the nonsensical ravings of a lunatic mind, everything is totally inaccurate, and fusion power is a complete waste of time. Just thought I save you the time.)) In light of the meltdown of the fission nuclear reactor at Fukushima, I thought I talk about Nuclear Fusion power. I wish I could talk | Read More »