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 »
Loony Labor Leader Comes Unhinged [Again]: AFSCME boss threatens fiscally-responsible Dems
It’s become clear that today’s public-sector union bosses do not understand (or care) that their insanely irresponsible practices of demanding “more, more and more” from taxpayers can only result in bankrupting an already-broken system of tax and spend politics.
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Haley on HealthCare: Part Two
Previously, I covered the first portion of my interview with South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. In the next part of our discussion, Governor Haley relayed the efforts by South Carolina to improve health care in the state. “We are taking the lead in the country on payment reform. We had $40 million alone in payments and we tied it to performance. Which meant that we | Read More »
Google: The Democrats’ Private Intelligence Agency
Last week, Neil Stevens raised the alarm about Google selling out conservatives on policy issues. He’s right, but a number of conservatives and Republicans think there is an even bigger problem for GOP. Remember that enormous, sophisticated data operation the Obama campaign had? The one that gave them massive daily data on public opinion trends in almost every segment of potential voters. It’s almost as if Democrats | Read More »
Join the First Interactive State Of The Union With Bing Politics
This has the potential to be really cool and conservatives should consider taking advantage of it. Bing Politics is going to present a live stream of the State of the Union address tonight. You’ll be able to watch it live and, throughout the event, track your response as the speech progresses. Basically, it’ll be like the networks have done with personal people metering, showing the | Read More »
Verify Immigration Enforcement; Don’t Trust
There is an obvious reason why all promises to enforce our immigration laws in exchange for amnesty are vacuous. You need to listen carefully to the rationale offered in support of amnesty. One day, you will hear the old straw man bromide “we can’t possibly go door-to-door and deport everyone.” The implication of this argument is that amnesty is a necessary evil at this point, | Read More »