Obama’s to “start going on some offense” with ISIS
Wednesday Obama is supposed to address the nation on his plan for combating ISIS. The signs are not hopeful: President Barack Obama will address the country Wednesday to explain to the nation “what our game plan is going forward” in the fight against ISIS. In an interview that aired Sunday on NBC’s “Meet the Press,” Obama expressed confidence that the United States, with help from | Read More »
The Blue States’ Economic Paradox
Blue states have a problem. Although there are some recently notable exceptions, most vehemently oppose cutting taxes, favoring instead a tax-and-spend or top-down redistribution approach. They require high taxes to finance the pet projects they believe the market is too short-sighted to support, like Solyndra. At the same time, however, these big government states try to pursue goals of economic growth, even if they believe | Read More »
Ray Rice, Abortion, and Being Led About by the Viscera
The gossip web rag TMZ released video this morning of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee Janay Palmer in the elevator of the Revel Casino in Atlantic City. I’m not going to embed the video in this post; if you are curious enough to actually see it you can Google it and see several versions of it that are variously enhanced. It appears to Palmer and | Read More »
Dan Bongino’s campaign (MD-06) ignored by the media
I rarely write about local issues but this particular one has a resonance beyond the immediate area. By way of background, I live in Maryland’s Sixth Congressional District which is one of the few sane places in that godforsaken socialist republic. Historically, Maryland Six had been a Republican district represented since the time of Augustus Caesar by Roscoe Bartlett. After the 2010 Census, Maryland Six | Read More »
Bruce Braley (D CAND, Iowa-SEN): loves fundraisers, shrugs off veterans.
You’d think that Bruce Braley could have done his duty at least a little. If only to show some basic respect for those folks who did theirs.
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Rotherham and the failure of multiculturalism
The news from Rotherham, UK, has been chilling. Gang rape of vulnerable teens and pre-teens was endemic: No one knows the true scale of child sexual exploitation (CSE) in Rotherham over the years. Our conservative estimate is that approximately 1400 children were sexually exploited over the full Inquiry period, from 1997 to 2013. In just over a third of cases, children affected by sexual exploitation | Read More »
Tom Udall vs. The First Amendment
Pretend moderate Tom* Udall (D-NM) has teamed up with avowed socialist Bernie Sanders (Socialist-VT) to pen a lengthy, meandering, hypocritical, and logically challenged piece in Politico describing a constitutional amendment they have submitted that is designed to ensure that only Democrats and socialists can participate fully in the Democratic process. But today, those improvements are in serious jeopardy. The Supreme Court struck down a major | Read More »
Guess who predicted the anti-Christian discrimination at Vanderbilt and Cal State?
A couple of weeks ago, an article appeared in Christianity Today which re-ignited the interest in the Vanderbilt University policy change in 2011 which removed official student group standing from Christian campus organizations such as the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF)*. The piece was written by a student leader, Tish Harrison Warren, who described how she is apparently “the wrong kind of Christian”. This is how | Read More »
The Competitive Disadvantage of Principle
Filling in for Rush Limbaugh last week, I had a number of calls from angry members of the middle class who feel they cannot get ahead because the government stands in their way. It reminded me of something I wrote back in 2012, which I think still stands the test of time. There is a growing frustrating within the middle class that Washington is subsidizing | Read More »
Export-Import Bank fatcats fly first class on taxpayer money. YOUR money.
The Hill dryly noted that “[m]uch of the recent travel appears designed to build public support for the bank, which is in danger of seeing its charter lapse.”
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RedState Weekly Briefing: September 7 Obama’s Immigration Politics, A Likely Voter Poll, and an ISIS Strategy? #RSWB
Join us this week on the RedState Weekly Briefing as we discuss the Obama’s Immigration politics, the NBC/Marist likely voter poll, and the Administrations possible ISIS strategy. As always we have Joe Cunningham and Thomas LaDuke joining us. We should be live at about 7:05 Eastern. Enjoy!
Democrats: Immigration reform will kill us in the 2014 elections
Yesterday, Barack Obama decided that he would not undertake unilateral executive action on immigration: After saying he would overhaul the nation’s immigration system by the end of summer, President Obama has now decided to delay any action until after the November elections. The president told Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd in an interview airing Sunday that the surge of unaccompanied children at the Mexican border changed | Read More »
Tech at Night: This is why we need the NSA
We need the NSA. I know the new hotness is following after Rand Paul’s inane blathering, and finding reasons to complain about the NSA. But rather than old and busted, the NSA is actually an important thing to have and to defend.
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Obama assembles Coalition of the Useless to fight ISIS
Speaking at the closing of the NATO summit made another non-announcement about ISIS, the fundamentalist Islamic group rampaging through Iraq and Syria through the inaction of the Obama administration. Speaking at the closing of the Nato summit in Wales, the US president said the grouping, which also included Germany and Canada, “stood ready to confront this terrorist threat with military, intelligence, law enforcement as well as diplomatic | Read More »