So Long, and Thanks for All The Fish

    I took a break from RedState awhile back, because I felt that folks were savaging each other, instead of engaging in good-natured, crossed swords in argument. I’ve come back to a community where I’m told to ‘shut up and stay silent’, because I’m of the opinion that the misapplication of ‘turn the other cheek’ , will ultimately surrender our core freedoms. If disagreeing on the approach we | Read More »

    The Rubio Misfire: When Conservative Principles – Ain’t

    Senator Rubio took on an ambitious task in his recent RedState post:  Applying Conservative Principles to Immigration I don’t believe Senator Rubio achieved what he set out to do. This piece was clearly positioned to reinforce his conservative bona fides and provide a measured argument for his position. Instead, Senator Rubio has employed rhetorical elisons, misdirection, and unfortunately, outright misstatements to advance his end.   These | Read More »

    “Going Rogue” doesn’t give one a free pass

    We’ve had a great deal of deserved fun with the ethical blindness of the Democratic party.  That makes it incumbent upon us to hold our own to a higher standard.  When our own publicly embrace the higher standard, and fall short, it’s doubly disappointing; to wit: Bristol Palin, the eldest daughter of former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, has set up her own public relations firm, | Read More »

    Big Pharma Gets Rolled

    Well, this didn’t take long: Caught between a pivotal industry ally and the protests of Congressional Democrats, the Obama administration on Friday backed away from what drug industry lobbyists had said this week was a firm White House promise to exclude from a proposed health care overhaul the possibility of allowing the government to negotiate lower drug prices under Medicare. …Pressed by drug industry lobbyists, | Read More »

    This is the way the world ends. Not with a bang…

    …but with an extended warranty : It is my hope that the steps I am announcing today will go a long way towards answering many of the questions people may have about the future of GM and Chrysler. But just in case there are still nagging doubts, let me say it as plainly as I can — if you buy a car from Chrysler or | Read More »

    Michael Halperin Wants To Have Obama’s Baby

    Our old friend Mark Halperin is at it again. After spending much of the 2004 campaign with his eyes locked on Democrat talking points as firmly as his lips were bonded to John Kerry’s posterior, Halp-less has released his ‘analysis’ of last night’s debate. (see,8816,1845106,00.html) There are echoes throughout of the infamous October 2004 memo, where young Mark directed the ABC news organization to | Read More »