Boehner’s Two-Step Plan to Do Nothing About Amnesty
House Speaker Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) N/A% has no problem letting Obama have everything he wants, as long as the government doesn’t shut down. His “two step plan” is to first erect a billboard at the border on Obama’s road to amnesty. It will say “Stop. You can’t do this.” All the while the Obama convoy of undocumented aliens will continue to | Read More »
Mia Love and William Hurd should NOT join the Congressional Black Caucus
My original title for this piece was going to be posed as a question: “SHOULD MIA LOVE AND WILLIAM HURD JOIN THE BLACK CAUCUS?” I first decided to write it that way when I remembered that Alan West, whom I greatly admire and respect, joined the CBC when he was elected to the House. West explained his decision as the need to bring “intellectual debate | Read More »
Al Sharpton is Grima Wormtongue Speaking Lies to Power
Ferguson and the ghosts of Ferguson will continue to haunt us for many years, in no small part due to President Obama’s messianic aspirations and real failures, such as his continual association and dependence on self-aggrandizing charlatan race-baiters like Al Sharpton. President Obama sees himself as the racial healer and savior to our country. But his history, worldview, and actions are so disconnected from the | Read More »
What Happens When Benjamin Watson Preaches Jesus on CNN
New Orleans Saints (and Georgia Bulldog) tight end Benjamin Watson wrote a very truthful, introspective, and thoughtful piece on Facebook describing his thoughts on Ferguson. It’s one of the best analyses I have read. It ends with this: I’M ENCOURAGED, because ultimately the problem is not a SKIN problem, it is a SIN problem. SIN is the reason we rebel against authority. SIN is the | Read More »
Stop Govt Sponsored Human Trafficking. Cut Govt or Shut It Down
Larcenous Government in both parties will always hold us hostage to some destructive measure in order to spend more. The only cure is to cut government.
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…and she hasn’t learned a d*mn thing.
It’s hard to believe it has been over six and a half years since I, while still not fully awake on a Saturday morning, mistook FOX’s Dagan McDowell for a serious person and took to the RedState bandwidth to poke at her display of ignorance: “…she was really quite adamant that we (the United States) need to increase gas taxes “to the hilt”…presumably to encourage | Read More »
Combative Ministries Dreaming Of A Disputatious Christmas
An old adage warns that, the more you do for people, the more they you know what all over you. Actor turned evangelist Kirk Cameron may be becoming personally acquainted with that classic truism. Merging these divergent vocations, Cameron has produced a documentary examining the Christian origins or at least basis of Christmas. Surprisingly, some of the harshest criticisms are not coming from the militant | Read More »
Hacktivist group Anonymous crashes Fort Lauderdale governmental websites
In their trademark computer generated voice, an individual – wearing a Guy Fawkes mask – promised to crash the FortLauderdale.gov and related websites if the city did not rescind the homeless sleeping and feeding ordinances recently enacted.
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Obama provides incentives to hire illegals over Americans
When added to the disastrous Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare), Obama’s unconstitutional Executive Order granting amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants just made things a lot worse for Americans looking for a job—and even those who have a job—thanks to a loophole in the Obamacare law that creates an incentive for employers to hire illegals over legal citizens. According to an article in The New | Read More »
The last stand of the old line civil rights establishment: Ferguson as Selma
Virtually all of the black leadership in the country today came of age in the civil rights movement of the 60’s. From Jesse Jackson to Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) 14%, this was their launching pad as they began their ascent into national prominence. Simply put, it made them. For decades since, they have defined their importance in the civil rights hierarchy by | Read More »
Presenting ‘Common Ground On Common Core: Voices From Across The Political Spectrum’
A recently released book on Common Core has been received with acclaimed by Common Core critics across the political spectrum. The book is a compilation of ideologically diverse analyses from some of the top education activists and experts in the country. In one single volume, all of the issues arising from Common Core have been assembled, illuminating and making crystal clear its agenda. The name of | Read More »
We Have To Ban Hammers!
I’m just taking a page out of the songbook of the Brady Campaign and the rest of the leftist gun-grabbers out there. Public service notice for the humor deficient, there is sarcasm in this article. Yesterday, on the Lord’s Day of all days, a man was beaten to death with hammers. Police said [Zemir] Begic was in his vehicle about 1:15 a.m. in the 4200 | Read More »
Marita Noon: It’s time for tough love on tax credits for the mature wind industry
The PTC provides one of the best examples of the worst kind of taxpayer waste being considered in a tax-extenders deal. The largest benefactors of the credit (underwritten by U.S. taxpayers) are wind energy turbine manufacturers like General Electric (which purchased Enron’s wind turbine business in 2002), and investors like Warren Buffet, who, without apology, recently admitted: “We get a tax credit if we build a lot of wind farms. That’s the only reason to build them. They don’t make sense without the tax credit.”
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Executive Orders? Not So Much…
Much has been said and little can be added to the criticism of our current president and his hundreds of “executive orders”–clearly against the will of Congress and the American people and even his own talking points in the recent past. Though oft ignored, the Constitution does NOT give him or any other president legislative powers. A quick read of Article II reveals not one | Read More »
D.A. KING: Will the Republican-controlled House stop Obama’s executive amnesty with “the Price Plan?”
“This is an article written by D.A. King from the Dustin Inman Society of Georgia, He requested I post this on RedState for him. It’s in regard to ‘The Price Plan’. ” December 1, 2014 Ten Days in December Will the Republican-controlled House stop Obama’s executive amnesty with “the Price Plan?” D.A. King The next ten days will provide a great deal of insight into the backbone of | Read More »
Missouri State Rep Courtney Curtis Turns to Change.org to Require Vest Cameras
Ferguson native and Missouri State Representative (Democrat, District 073) Courtney Curtis started a petition on change.org, the McDonalds drive-through of hassle-free activism, to require Ferguson PD officers to wear body cameras. …I’m still a young black man who has encountered problems with the police. Five years ago, while waiting for a college friend of mine in his gated community in Kansas City, I was handcuffed, | Read More »
The EPA and How to Stop It
The Obama Administration is finalizing a series of regulations through the EPA that are possibly the most damaging of his presidency- to individuals, to the economy, and to the country. Those regulations are designed to decrease greenhouse gases from power plants. The impetus for this power grab by the EPA- an executive branch agency- is predicated on a series of deceptions by the administration. They | Read More »
The Cross and the Lynching Tree Are All Too Real to Some
I don’t have to drive too far from my home to find real racists. Within an hour’s drive, I can find true white-sheet-wearing KKK members, and I can find Black Panthers. Their mutual, seething hatred of each other based on skin color would, in a simple physics equation, cancel each other out. But in matters of race, these groups simply feed one another’s fire, and | Read More »
Ferguson, MO – and a community in denial
The shooting of Michael Brown, Jr. should never have happened. That it did is a tragedy that has been decades in the making. Since the beginning of Lyndon Johnson’s “Great Society”, we have witnessed the onset of federal government largesse to a socio-economic demographic, and while the intent was well-meaning, the results have been just the opposite. We have witnessed, and still are, the | Read More »
Ferguson: The Laws of Man versus the Man of Laws
The Soviet Union defined criminal behavior as action that would threaten the State. Because the State was represented by the Politburo, whomever ran the Politburo was thus the protected party in all laws. As noted by the fair-and-balanced State newspaper Pravda, Josef Stalin was the “genius of the new world, the wisest man of the epoch, the great leader of communism.” In every despotic community | Read More »
Yet Another Commentary on Ferguson, Missouri
Yes- the rhetoric here and elsewhere has reached a fever pitch since the grand jury refused to bring charges against Officer Darren Wilson in the Michael Brown shooting case. I confess to not knowing the nuances of Missouri grand jury procedures or whether or not Missouri law is slanted towards law enforcement officers- a presumption of innocence + if you will. But, I do have | Read More »
BREAKING: Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson Resigns
This just crossed my desk: The police officer who fatally shot teenager Michael Brown has resigned from the Ferguson Police Department. Darren Wilson, who has been on administrative leave since the August shooting, announced his resignation effective immediately on Saturday, one of his attorneys told the Associated Press. The announcement comes days after a local prosecutor announced that a grand jury would not seek charges | Read More »
Poor Old Justice Ginsburg
With the well now poisoned with the stroke of the presidential pen, the chances of Obama to remake the federal judiciary- particularly the Supreme Court- take on a more serious tone. This single action coupled with the midterm elections and a Senate with a Republican majority make Obama’s job that much more difficult. Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) 14%‘s rule change affects lower | Read More »
Big Business May Pull Obamacare Support
Seems it’s time for another winter of discontent about Obamacare. Leading U.S. CEOs, angered by the Obama administration’s challenge to certain “workplace wellness” programs, are threatening to side with anti-Obamacare forces unless the government backs off, according to people familiar with the matter. Major U.S. corporations have broadly supported President Barack Obama’s healthcare reform despite concerns over several of its elements, largely because it included | Read More »
BIG Oopsie! Mary Landrieu’s chief of staff tells a black audience if re-elected she will “continue to vote 97% of the time with Obama”
Just came across this little gem from the Black Conservatives Fund: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9kmmpWSXNsA Let’s see now. Romney’s “47%” comment may well have cost him the presidency. This one should bury any slim/nil chance Mary thought she had. Seems conservatives, after “macaca” are finally learning how to play the game.
I’m very tired of the actions of politicians to enhance their “lagacy” with history. History has it’s own way of judging actions and we will all be long-gone before the actual “legacy” is determined. If politicians acted in the best interests of the country and their constituency, then the “legacy” will take care of itself. I don’t care about your legacy, Mr/Ms Politician. I care | Read More »
Three Steps To Fundamentally Change America
Each time there’s a national election we hear a lot of talk about change. Given current all-time low approval ratings for the House, Senate and President, you’d think voters would implement a lot of change via the ballot box. But they don’t. The vast majority of voters just keep punching the party ticket and send back to Washington the same corrupt and/or incompetent hucksters that earned those | Read More »
Now that BHO has decreed that deportations will cease and work permits and other privileges of legal immigration will be granted to those who chose to enter our country illegally what’s next? In less time than it takes to say “Fundamentally transform America” the chorus of usual suspects, Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) 12%, Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) 16%, [mc_name | Read More »
The Hill Goes All In for An Establishment GOP Candidate in 2016
This morning, the first update from The Hill that landed in my inbox was this story: “13 Republicans Most Likely to Win the White House.” And, after talking to “more than a half-dozen Republican strategists” (the same people that gave us Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) 53%, and Mitt Romney as candidates), their top three are… [mc_name name=’Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)’ chamber=’senate’ mcid=’P000603′ | Read More »
Seeking Carbon Energy Stats
I have recently tried to relocate my sources on a number of energy sources, coal, oil, natural gas, etc. However the USGS site seems to be hiding any summaries that do not include proven reserves and what not, and the IEA is definitely playing games. I was wondering if any here have a reliable source of data regarding current oil/nat gas/coal resources including | Read More »
Is ObamaCare working in your state?
Kentucky’s ObamaCare “exchange” quietly announced in the holiday haze that 806,783 state residents have signed up for Medicaid under the ObamaCare mandate since October 1, 2013. That’s interesting, because when ObamaCare started the same bureaucrats’ official count of uninsured Kentuckians was 640,000. Meanwhile, they also tout a Gallup poll claiming more than 500,000 of Kentucky’s 4.4 million population remains uninsured. So by their own numbers, | Read More »
I was wrong about Black Thanksgiving: The Unbridled Spirit of Mammon
I was wrong about Black Thanksgiving. All my arguments were correct, but I was so wrong because I totally missed the picture. If you’re caught up in the frenzy, think about it. Is it really necessary? Is it really good? Do you need this? In a twelve-step program, like AA, the first step is admitting you have a problem. America has a problem with Black Friday, and Black Thanksgiving, and frenzied binge shopping at Christmastime.
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The December Supreme Court Docket
In December, the Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in 12 cases. The following is a summary of cases: 1. Perez vs. Mortgage Bankers- This case is consolidated with a sister case, Nickols vs. Mortgage Bankers. In a continuing effort to define the parameters of rule-making powers of executive branch agencies, this case asks whether those agencies must engage in notice-and-comment periods (which is required under the | Read More »
Secretary Hagel’s Sacking: Two Views
Monday, November 24, was a momentous day. Judging from CNN and Fox News the decision to not prosecute Officer Wilson in Ferguson was the only thing that happened that day. In Boston, it was the signing of free agents Hanley Ramirez and Pablo Sandoval to long term Red Sox contracts. Viewed from Moscow or the Islamic State, the big news was the forced resignation of Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. I. | Read More »
President Lincoln’s 1863 Thanksgiving Proclamation
Promoted from the diaries by Jake It’s a tradition of mine to re-read the first Presidential proclamation declaring a day of Thanksgiving, so I figured I’d share with all of you. The proclamation was actually written by SecState William H. Seward, and is in his handwriting. Washington, D.C. October 3, 1863 By the President of the United States of America. A Proclamation. The year that | Read More »
A Ferguson Thought Experiment: Please play along
We know Michael Brown, a huge guy, roughed up a convenience store owner to steal some trivial merchandise from him, and at least bodily threatened to attack him again and seriously hurt him. That much was caught on video. In addition to that, imagine all of the following were also recorded with clear video and audio and any other relevant evidence: Officer Wilson is informed | Read More »
EPA Proposes Its Most Expensive Regulation to Date
The strategy of publicly releasing bad news late on a Friday afternoon in order to avoid significant media scrutiny is well established and commonly employed by a variety of institutions. For example, corporations may elect to bury a bad earnings report or government bodies may release unflattering documents just before the weekend when people are paying the least amount of attention. The popular television show The | Read More »
Snoopy, Nehemiah, and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade
This Thanksgiving Day, put down your divisions and join together as Americans and give thanks for your many blessings. Snoopy will thank you for it.
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If “feeling” and “fact” disagree, flush the fact
A great deal of the media message addressing Ferguson seems to support the idea that the rioting and violence of protestors is understandable and should be tolerated. This message is just one result of 50 years of subordinating thought and reason to “feelings,” and asserting that all “feelings” are created equal. The thugs that looted and burned Ferguson were ostensibly troubled by the grand jury | Read More »
Another Reason for Obama’s Immigration Amnesty
While I believe increasing the number of Democrat voters was his prime motivation, I also think raising Obamacare numbers played a part in this action. Of course, that makes the amnesty even more cynical and deplorable.
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Schumer: Stimulus “Was a Mistake,” ObamaCare Addressed “Wrong Problem”; But Still Doesn’t Get It
Yesterday, liberal Democrat Senator Chuck Schumer lambasted Democrats for the political failure of both ObamaCare and the stimulus.
While he certainly has not changed his core belief that government can solve all the people’s ills (and said as much), he slammed his party for its political failures.
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Should Churches Be Subsidized For Preaching Politically Correct Propaganda?
In compliance with the state mandate to curb storm water run off, the Prince George’s County Department of the Environment is considering a proposal that would waive the unpopular impervious surface property tax assessment for their properties if churches agree to preach environmentally friendly sermons or engage in other forms of mental conditioning. What’s the big deal, some will ask. After all, does the Bible | Read More »
Senator Charles Schumer’s Seller’s Remorse
Normally politicians only express remorse when they’re either leaving office after a bruising election defeat, are on their way to the federal pen, on their deathbeds or have penned a memoir where a little mea culpa might hopefully elicit a fonder place in historic annals, not to mention more copies sold and $$$. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaking at the National | Read More »
The Amazing Invisible Police Brutality
Michael Brown was gunned down in cold blood, they say. Officer Darren Wilson shot the unarmed gentle giant multiple times even as he was trying to surrender. Brown was a victim of rampant police violence caused by endemic racism, and only a racist would say otherwise. The grand jury was given the evidence, listened to hours and hours of testimony, reviewed forensics reports, and concluded…. | Read More »
Escape from Leftism
Living in California I can’t help but feel that I exist as anomaly. Being 22 and a staunch conservative on pretty much every issue I feel out of place. Even in the small town area of the Antelope Valley where I reside there seems to be a prevailing theme of big government and social progressivism/leftism. I can take solace though in the fact conservatives across | Read More »
Australia Embraces the Less Government-Free Trade Model – We Should Too
We recently referenced the very good news to come from an otherwise very bad President Barack Obama China trip. U.S., China to Drop Tariffs on Range of Tech Products The U.S. and China reached an agreement to drop tariffs on a wide range of technology products, in a deal that its backers say could cover $1 trillion in trade and that marks a significant accomplishment | Read More »
Failure in Ferguson Rooted In “God Damn America”
In Ferguson, we see the fruits of Obama’s failure: violence, distrust, subversion of the legal system. This will never be healed as long as our president holds to the doctrine of “God damn America”.
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The Making of a Dictator
Dictators do not spring up on their own accord. No human being possesses the power to subdue an entire nation through their own devices. The rise of a dictator has three primary ingredients. First, an individual emerges who has the perfect mix of ambition, charisma, and cunning. Richard Nixon had the ambition of a dictator but not the charisma. Ronald Reagan had charisma, but did | Read More »
Pastor Badgers Congregation To Boycott C.S. Lewis
In a series of sermons against C.S. Lewis posted at SermonAudio.com, Pastor Jason Cooley creates the impression that it is wrong to read that particular author’s works because of areas in which the famed scholar’s theology was deficient by the standard of Biblical orthodoxy. So why is it not wrong for the pastor to have either read these works or to have familiarized himself with | Read More »