RGA slams Hawaii’s state #obamacare exchange, Neil Abercrombie.
Mind you, both the state Obamacare exchange AND the governor deserve it. The state Obamacare exchange for not working, and the governor for contributing to the general lack of function. For those who missed the original story: Hawaii, like many other Democratic controlled states*, produced its own state exchange. And, like many other Democratic-controlled states, the exchange has crashed, burned, exploded, sunk below the waves, | Read More »
Tech at Night: The FCC’s version of Hide the Decline.
The Global Warming fraudsters have to cheat their data in order to ‘hide the decline’ of temperatures. Likewise, it’s turning out that the left is going to have to cheat in order to make it look like American Internet competition is terrible. they’re going to do this by cheating the definitions by changing them mid-stream, in order to create a decline. Liars all, the Net Neturality/Universal Broadband left.
If you want to see the truth though, it’s Net Neutrality that actually harms Internet access, as seen in Chile.
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, Edward Snowden
, Net Neutrality
, Peter Sunde
, Pirate Bay
, Tech at Night
, Эдвард Сноуден
Will the last person leaving Seattle please turn off the lights?
Seattle’s city council (led by socialist Alternative City Councilmember Kshama Sawant, union bosses and Democratic Mayor Ed Murray) just preliminarily voted to increase the minimum wage (in phases) to the highest minimum wage in the world. Now, as the Emerald City embarks on its merry way into uncharted economic territory, it may be worthwhile to look at its little neighbor, the tiny town of SeaTac, | Read More »
Bowe Bergdahl’s story stinks and demands a full investigation
The story surrounding the return of Bowe Bergdahl to US custody is still developing but the more we learn the more it seems like Bergdahl willfully deserted his post and comrades and sought some type of refuge among the Haqqani Network in Afghanistan. All the major media are leading with the story line of Bergdahl as a potential deserter rather than a freed prisoner (CNN | Read More »
Welcome to The Vine, where every week I strive to bring you updates from around the pro-life community to help you keep up with the ever constant battle to save lives. If you aren’t plugged-in, it is my sincere hope that The Vine will allow you to get familiar with those on the front lines and find your place among them. Why did Rome fall? | Read More »
New Money Super PAC to Build GOTV Army for Conservatives
New SuperPACs seem to sprout up all the time, but one that brings new money to the conservative movement, and has a focus on ground operations rather than campaign ad wars, is worth noting. Vote 2 Reduce Debt (V2RD) announced they will be targeting 11 United States Senate races this fall and they are already actively engaged in three states prior to tomorrow’s June 3rd | Read More »
How I Was Compelled To Endorse A Dem – Parker Griffith Runs For Alabama Governor
I normally avoid doing Democrats any favors if I can help it. Unforced errors do not help the good guys consistantly win. However, I am moved to make an exception for tommorrow’s Alabama State Democratic Party. For the good of my home state and The United States of America, I am switching sides and endorsing Mr. Kevin Bass for The Gubernatorial Nomination of The Alabama | Read More »
Distractions and Focus
Eric Shinseki is gone. It happened on Friday. News like this happens on a Friday. Jay Carney followed shortly thereafter on Friday. But then there was the other story. We have gotten back Bowe Bergdahl from the Taliban. The Administration is focusing on this and distracting the press, most likely willingly, from a few issues that require focus. First is the ongoing V.A. scandal. The | Read More »
Time for Eric Cantor to Put Up or Shut Up
It is now safe to say that Eric Cantor wins the award for the most dishonest campaign of the election cycle. And given the fact that every establishment candidate has run a campaign based on distorting their own record or issue positions, that is saying a lot. After sending out a series of shockingly dishonest mailers and appallingly deceitful TV ads, Cantor blasted out an | Read More »
Barack Obama hides behind signing statements to justify #Bergdahl / Taliban swap.
So, it turns out that the Obama administration was legally required to at least notify Congress before it actually traded Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five Taliban terrorist commanders*: Lawmakers were not notified of the Guantanamo detainees’ transfer until after it occurred. The law requires the defense secretary to notify relevant congressional committees at least 30 days before making any transfers of prisoners, to explain the | Read More »
Why Thad Cochran is Unfit to Serve
As the Mississippi primary ticks down to its closing hours, Senator Thad Cochran finally came out of his witness protection program to give an interview with the Washington Post. But in that interview, he clearly shows why he is unfit to represent Republicans in the state of Mississippi: During his campaign stop at the hospital, Cochran had not mentioned the Affordable Care Act, a flash | Read More »
Three things about this Bowe Bergdahl / Taliban prisoners swap.
It’s a heck of a thing when your only hope is “Maybe they put a remote tracker in one guy’s gut.”
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Union Ain’t Wanted: Pro-union Workers Want UAW To Leave Mercedes
Question: When do you know a union trying to unionize a group of workers has worn out its welcome? Answer: When the union’s supporters tell the union to go away. A mere four months after the United Auto Workers’ devastating defeat at Volkswagen’s plant in Chattanooga, pro-union workers at Mercedes-Benz’s plant in Alabama want the UAW to go away. While the UAW had had more | Read More »
Tech at Night: FCC is still a problem. GOP vs UN-run Internet. Snowden complains ironically.
I know, I’m late again. Turns out after being sick my body’s just been exhausted recovering. We’ll be better off next week.
Ajit Pai came to RedState on Friday to tell us about the Zapple Doctrine was being used by the FCC to stifle freedom of speech, specifically to try to hinder Scott Walker. The Zapple Doctrine is now dead, but we need to check the FCC to keep it from returning.
Broadcasters also want to check the FCC but they’re going to the courts, the same way ISPs had to over Net Neutrality.
And House Republicans are hard at work to shut Net Neutrality down again, after the courts already had to slap it down twice before.
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Tags: Ajit Pai
, Edward Snowden
, Net Neutrality
, Patent Trolls
, Scott Walker
, Tech at Night
, Zapple Doctrine
Elizabeth Esty (D, Connecticut-05) seems… worried… about her electoral chances.
You have to wonder. First off, the DCCC is planning to dump about three quarters of a million dollars in ad buys for Esty’s campaign. This is a little surprising, because the actual Republican candidate for that district is still kind of up in the air. There’s also more than a touch of scandal potentially looming over Esty’s general campaign this year: back in 2013 | Read More »