Bobby Jindal Launches His Energy Plan
On Tuesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal announced his energy plan. It was the second such plan to come out of America Next, Jindal’s policy shop that is plainly developing a national policy agenda ahead of the presidential campaign that Jindal is obviously preparing (like all potential candidates, Jindal merely says he’s considering a run but hasn’t finally decided yet). The plan is less new and | Read More »
RedState Weekly Briefing: September 21, General Election DOOM? ISIS WAR & Undocumented WH Guests #RSWB
This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Caleb Howe, Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, and I are joined by our very own Moe Lane to discuss General Election DOOM!!(??), the War on ISIS/ISIL, and the White House fence jumpers. All that and more on tonight’s show. We should be live just after 7 pm Eastern. And for those who miss out, you can catch the replay | Read More »
Americans for Shared Prosperity’s ‘Barack Obama as dysfunctional man-child boyfriend’ ad.
Barack Obama is a lying, cheating, no-good, paranoid manipulator who keeps telling you that he’s going to change, but never does. And his friends are just as bad… but you can do something about his friends.
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Tech at Night: This industry is getting faster-than-inflation gains due to regulation
I do apologize for this post being late and shorter than usual but work was really rough this week and I’m kind of catching up with myself this weekend.
The biggest hidden part of your cable bill is the bill you pay for your local channels. So-called Retransmission Consent fees are huge, and growing every year, becoming an ever-more important part of the revenue for the major networks, and the local channels.
Free, over the air channels never got so expensive.
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Paul Davis’ “Kansas Values”: Busted Getting A Strip Club Lap Dance
Kansas Democrats have not had a great year. They had to go to court to get their own Senate candidate thrown off the ballot. Now comes news that their gubernatorial candidate, Paul Davis, got busted in a strip club in 1998 while getting a lap dance. Politico has the story: In [1998, Davis] was getting a lap dance at a strip club when cops raided | Read More »
Pre-game prayer ban defied in Tennessee
For nearly eighty years the Oneida (Tennessee) High School football team had opened its games with a prayer. Naturally, such an act could not be allowed to stand. The comically misnamed American Civil Liberties Union and the bigots of the Freedom from Religion Foundation objected and sent a letter to the Oneida Special School District promising the usual bouts of litigation, an activity that is | Read More »
Nationalism “Yes!” Separatism “No!”
The Scots rose up yet again against the oppressors from London. They held a vote to decide whether or not to dissolve their ties with the United Kingdom yesterday. The bag-pipes wailed and the claymores were sharpened. In Glasgow they appeared set to Caber Toss about 3 centuries of membership in the UK and strike out on their own. Alas, me Laddies! When the votes | Read More »
#TXGov: Wendy Davis asks Greg Abbott to ignore a law she voted for
If you were hoping for a doozy of a debate Friday night, the Texas Gubernatorial debate proved to be a wonderful experience for us all, and definitely a learning experience as Wendy Davis was shut down in an argument she was making, then proceeded to lose her mind. In case you missed it, here’s the highlight: Davis: Will you drop your appeals in this case? | Read More »
Why The Mary Burke “Plagiarism” Story Matters
Andrew Kaczynski at Buzzfeed has a detailed analysis of how Wisconsin’s Democratic candidate for governor, Mary Burke, “plagiarized” the “jobs plan” on her website from three prior Democratic gubernatorial candidates. As Moe Lane noted earlier today, the really hilarious part of this story is that two of these three candidates lost, and the third won in blue Delaware in 2008. But there’s another reason why | Read More »
Joe Biden praises Bob Packwood at Democrat women’s conference
Joe Biden has had a tough week. Earlier in the week he used the anti-Semitic slur “Shylock” to refer to unethical bankers and was forced to issue an apology. Today he was speaking at the Democratic National Committee’s Women’s Leadership forum and decided to wax nostalgic about how the Republican party used to be: According to attendees, Biden singled out former Sen. Bob Packwood of Oregon as | Read More »
Ninth Circuit agrees school can ban American flag
Yesterday, the US Ninth Circuit confirmed a February decision by a panel of that court that school officials can forbid students who are American citizens from wearing American flag themed clothing to school because of the threats made against those students (see earlier RedState coverage here and here). Rejecting free speech arguments from parents, Republican lawmakers and conservative groups, a federal appeals court on Wednesday refused | Read More »
The dishonesty of assault weapon laws
Last week an op-ed from left wing “investigative jounalism” non-profit, ProPublica appeared in the New York Times. Surprisingly, it laid out the fraudulent nature of the legal attacks on “assault weapons” and showed the actual damage it is doing to the reduction of attacks committed with the use of firearms. Over the past two decades, the majority of Americans in a country deeply divided over | Read More »
The GOP’s Era of No Feelings
A look at almost all the polling shows that this is supposed to be the GOP’s year. The Republican Party has everything to gain – control of the Senate, greater control of the House, an effective means of stopping the President Barack Obama’s agenda. It is difficult – though not entirely impossible – to imagine the GOP not meeting at least their goal for the Senate. | Read More »