White House admits lying to Congress and America on Iran deal
Since announcing the nuclear weapons deal with Iran, we’ve documented numerous instances where Obama blatantly and callously lied about the substance of the deal in communications to Congress and the American people (see, for instance, here|here|here). In the past three days other developments have taken place that demonstrate the extent to which Obama has lied about what the deal says. The Iranian Defense Minister has | Read More »
Democrats: Save us, Lincoln Chafee, you’re ou… no, they’d probably prefer even Martin O’Malley.
Lincoln Chafee is the sort of candidate that runs when your party’s basic electoral strategy can be best described as ‘YOLO.’
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Rand Paul leads Hillary in Iowa polling
This is actually incredible and is horrible news for the Clinton campaign. And it isn’t only Paul. Clinton is in a free fall against other GOP possibles: Democrat Hillary Clinton has slipped against leading 2016 Republican candidates in Colorado, Iowa and Virginia, according to a poll released on Thursday that cited damage from the furor over the former secretary of state’s emails. The Quinnipiac University | Read More »
Follow the Money: CSGV-NRA 2015
If you don’t know the name Emily Miller yet, it’s time to start paying attention, especially as anti-gun groups have chosen her as their next target to bully. Miller is the chief investigative reporter for the television station WTTG FOX 5 in Washington, DC. In addition to being an award-winning journalist with an impressive background, she is an accomplished author. Her book “Emily Gets Her | Read More »
Bobby Jindal takes up the cause of religious liberty
Despite Mike Pence and Asa Hutchinson folding like cheap suits, not everyone has given up on the cause of religious freedom. Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal is hitting the problem head on. A bill called the Marriage and Conscience Act is now working its way through the Louisiana legislature and Jindal has said he will sign it. This bill is a significant and welcome departure from | Read More »
Marriage does work
Sometimes you stumble across things that you just can’t let pass. Yesterday one of those moments happened when I found this:5 reasons marriage doesn’t work anymore. The article is by a 29-year old self proclaimed sex and relationship advisor named Anthony D’Ambrosio. I must confess I’ve never heard of him and as far as I can tell his relationship advice — based on his own | Read More »
University of Michigan cancels “American Sniper” screening
A couple of days ago Kimberly Ross wrote a diary here on RedState titled “Generation Wuss.” She was talking about the pervasive mindset among a large swath of Americans that they have the right to be sheltered from any opinion that might make them feel uncomfortable: This really is Generation Wuss. A generation unable to deal with those whose mindsets differ, and whose reaction is either | Read More »
Tech at Night: The Internet’s dangerous, but the NSA is there to help
I’ve said it pretty regularly in this space: the Internet isn’t for kids. However the scary thing is that even if you don’t realize you’re putting your kids online, you really might be, as those parents with an online service-based nanny cam found out. Be careful out there. NSA does the dirty work, but there’s only so much they can do.
My Friend Lucy
You will have to humor me in this as I take up the front page of RedState for a personal post and some language that does not normally appear here at RedState. I was supposed to be in Washington last night for a party. But we had a family matter come up, then I got put in a cast for daring to walk barefoot over | Read More »
April 8, 1865. On the eve of surrender
continued from yesterday Grant received Lee’s message after midnight and replied early in the morning giving his terms for surrender: General R.E. Lee, Commanding C.S.A.: Your note of last evening in reply to mine of the same date, asking the conditions on which I will accept the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, is just received. In reply I would say that, peace being | Read More »
Kissinger and Schultz: Iran deal brings region closer to nuclear war
If there was ever a sign that the foreign policy establishment is beginning to look askance at Obama’s nuclear deal, one need look no further than today’s Wall Street Journal. Two former secretaries of state and foreign policy icons, Henry Kissinger and George Schultz, join forces in pointing out the danger Obama is courting in this deal. While giving Obama credit for the best intentions | Read More »
More on the California Water Waster Fink Squads.
Get used to the phrase ‘water waster.’ California is going to be using that a lot.
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You Will Be Made To Worship Their god
The opponents of RFRA are still quick to deploy their “separation of church and state cliché, but one side is demanding that the state fine people for declining to participate in a religious service. It isn’t mine. It’s the ACLU and its allies who are ready to use the power of the state to compel unwilling people to participate in religious services.
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Why Do Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s Rape Stories Keep Falling Apart?
As of this moment, we are now up to three stories about rape that Sabrina Rubin Erdely has written that would not pass responsible journalistic muster. The most prominent, of course, being the now-withdrawn and discredited UVA hoax, the second being this story about “Billy Doe” in Philadelphia, and the third being her story about Petty Officer Rebecca Blumer. Sabrina Rubin Erdely is trying to | Read More »
Ted Cruz will have the money to compete.
There are only four words we need to take away from this Bloomberg report about Ted Cruz SuperPAC fundraising: Thirty one million dollars. I don’t know whether he will win or not, but Ted Cruz will be able to raise the money to compete in this Presidential primary season.