I’ve been catching up on my reading of late. One book I’ve been making my way through in detail and contributed a quote on behalf of for publication is David Freddoso’s Spin Masters: How the Media Ignored the Real News and Helped Reelect Barack Obama published by RedState’s sister company, Regnery Publishing. It’s the book that needed to be written about 2012. A conservative criticism | Read More »
Dear Lotus King: I’ll see your minimum wage increase and raise you…
Though he may not consider himself an emperor (at least not yet), this last Tuesday, I came to the decisive conclusion that Barack Obama is King of the Lotus Eaters.
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Ted Cruz: The Paradigm Shift We Need
If a man is judged by the quality of his enemies, Ted Cruz should be a national hero. Over the past few days, The New York Times and Politico have run stories describing Cruz’s first 6 weeks in office as combative and McCarthy-like by his enemies. Let us use this as an opportunity to take a victory lap for helping to elect this great patriot. | Read More »
Missouri Gun Grabbers Feeling The Heat
As I first reported earlier this week, four Missouri Democrats are leading the charge to confiscate semiautomatic firearms from law-abiding citizens. Missourians are outraged and now these lawmakers are taking heat for their actions. Democratic Representatives Rory Ellinger of University City and Jill Schupp of Creve Coeur say they have been flooded with angry emails and calls, some with threatening tones. Some pro-gun websites are also displaying | Read More »
Democrats Seek to Ban Hunting Ammunition in Wisconsin
A Democratic state senator and three Democratic state representatives have circulated draft legislation that would ban civilian possession of hollow point or frangible ammunition in Wisconsin. According to existing Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources regulations, sportsmen and women in Wisconsin must use such ammunition when hunting deer or bear. The Democratic lawmakers, two of whom are freshman, all hail from urban districts in the City of Milwaukee.
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Haley on Healthcare: Part Three
In the final part of my three part interview with Governor Nikki Haley, we discussed how the subject of gun control found it’s way into the health care debate and the question of South Carolina’s role going forward in the fight against Obamacare. In the recent executive actions Obama signed, one was to “clarify that the Affordable Care Act does not prohibit doctors asking their | Read More »
Urge Your Senator to Filibuster Chuck Hagel’s Nomination
CLICK HERE TO TAKE ACTION. Senate Republicans currently have the votes to filibuster Chuck Hagel, but John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and others are going wobbly. There is no reason for Hagel to be Secretary of Defense and it is not just Republicans who should filibuster him, but Senators Pryor, Landrieu, and Senate Democrats from red states. CLICK HERE TO TAKE ACTION. Chuck Hagel is wrong | Read More »
Our Colorado News Edits Out Fact, Replaces With Union Propaganda
Jane Reuter, a reporter for Our Colorado News, wrote an article on February 8 which was favorable to the Douglas County School District (DCSD) board’s fiscal governance. Then, for reasons unknown, Reuter’s article content and title were edited three days after publication to include propaganda from a union front group which has actively opposed the DCSD board.
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Twenty years after I arrived and sixteen years after I graduated, I returned to my alma mater, Mercer University, to deliver their Founders Day address yesterday. It was a wonderful experience. Founders Day started in 1891, twenty years at Mercer moved its campus from Penfield, GA to Macon, GA. During the 1960′s the event declined in prominence until it stopped altogether. The year I started | Read More »
The GOP Waterloo
The time for equivocation over defunding Obamacare is over. The time for recalcitrance to fulfill the budgetary is long overdue. Now is the time for action. Over the past two years, we’ve heard a variety of excuses in defense of Republicans for failing to cut spending in any consequential way. Well, come March 1 those excuses are obsolete. The sequester is something that Republicans agreed | Read More »
I Endorse Mark Sanford for Congress
On June 23, 2009, I wrote a defense of Mark Sanford buying his story that he was on the Appalachian trail, when he was really chasing Argentinian tail. The next day it blew up in my face. There was a scandal. He had committed adultery. He had run off to Argentina in an irresponsible act. I wrote at the time What Mark Sanford did was | Read More »
Healthcare Paid for With Unicorn Farts
There will be many words from many people about much of the President’s State of the Union speech from last night. I will only focus on one line, which distinctly highlights again just how out to lunch the man is when it comes to real healthcare reforms in this country. During his speech the President said this: We’ll bring down costs by changing the way | Read More »
Sen. Rand Paul Gives the Tea Party Response to the State of the Union Address
The Tea Party Express has brought Sen. Rand Paul to provide a Tea Party response to the President’s State of the Union address. Consider this an open thread.
Live on the Radio and You Can Call In
That’s right RedStaters, you can call in to my radio show tonight. I’ll be on till midnight eastern time. We’ll be kicking off the show with “Highway to Hell” since Dorner is in the inferno and our debt is heading to $17 trillion. You can listen live tonight on the WSB live stream and call in at 1-800-WSB-TALK.
State of the Union Open Thread & a Preview of Rand Paul’s Speech
Tonight, use this thread to post your comments on the State of the Union and Marco Rubio’s response. Bing Politics is going to present a live stream of the State of the Union address tonight and you can participate in its interactive feature. Later, RedState will bring you a live stream of Senator Rand Paul’s speech. I’ve received tidbits about his speech tonight. It’s going | Read More »