You Do Not Mess With Their Pay
Dear Mr. Obama: There are two basics you would have learned in even the lowest ranks of military leadership. Perhaps your generals have expressed this advice. When dealing with troops, you don’t mess their mail, and you don’t mess with their pay.
Captain Disingenuous Strikes Again
As the latest demonstration of his lack of economic depth, President Obama put forth a series of falsehoods in the form of a press conference on Friday. Both Jazz Shaw at Hot Air and he indispensible Jeff Dunetz pointed out the tsunami of falsehoods, so Go Read Those. But the president also used his typically bad logic to push his green agenda.
Socrates no more.
Five years ago this month I began posting on Redstate. I think it was already redstate.com then, although I may have come in on the tail of redstate.org. Erick was just another user; talented, but no more than many others present. He was still practicing law then, you see. Everyone had these wicked cool usernames, like ‘Tacitus’, ‘Plato’ and ‘Nick Danger’. Since I loved the | Read More »
A Tenth of a Half Measure
The United States is in trouble. Here is a plan to fix it.
So Much Stupid in a Single Paragraph
Looking for the President’s FY2012 budget, I noticed right away the inanity dripping from the first paragraph on the White House propaganda page for it: Having emerged from the worst recession in generations, the President has put forward a plan to rebuild our economy and win the future by out-innovating, out-educating, and out-building our global competitors and creating the jobs and industries of tomorrow. But | Read More »
How To Tell If You’re Not A Conservative
If you make fun of conservatives on the basis of their conservative beliefs, chances are you ain’t one. If you identify yourself on the basis of a trait that you acknowledge not to be conservative, chances are you are not one, as well. If you actively encourage others to hold a viewpoint that you acknowledge not to be a conservative one, you’re really on thin | Read More »
We Are Yet To See Our Finest Hour
We said we want our country back, and we meant it.
Read More »
How To Save the GOP
Now it seems that John Boehner has endorsed Maria Cino for the Republican National Committee chairmanship. There is a problem with that endorsement. If others follow suit, it will destroy the Republican Party.
Illinois Governor Quinn, Speaker Madigan Backroom Deal Caught on Video
When Chicago voters returned Pat Quinn to his job as Governor of Chicago, they knew he wanted to increase their income taxes from 3% to 4%. That’s not much for most of his supporters, who accept a government check of one sort or another. But shortly after winning reelection, he let it be known that a 33% increase was not enough, if his public sector | Read More »
Quinn A-Tax Illinois
Democrats kept their grip on power in the Illinois Legislature and won the governorship by the slimmest of margins, and they are going to make voters pay for it. Emboldened by his reelection, Governor Quinn and legislative allies are seizing on the lame duck session to sneak through a radical tax and spending plan the voters did not expect and would not have accepted.