Clown Dresses As Obama At MO State Fair, Democrats Cry “Racism®” *UPDATED
A rodeo clown at the Missouri State Fair over the weekend donned an Obama mask instead of typical clown fare. The clown, a participant in the fair and not officially representative of the fair, broke the new golden rule: thou shalt not mock the President. [Show Me Progress photo] Senator Claire McCaskill called it “shameful.” “If what’s being reported is true, then it’s shameful and it’s unacceptable. | Read More »
Washington Post buries its allegation that Terry McAuliffe’s Greentech lied to VEDP.
There’s a good bit here of interest in this surprisingly hostile Washington Post article on Democratic gubernatorial candidate Terry McAuliffe* and his horrible, awful, no good kiddie electric car company GreenTech, but one particular bit jumps out: VEDP [Virginia Economic Development Partnership] officials were also uneasy about GreenTech’s heavy reliance on EB-5 financing. A top GreenTech executive told the VEDP that each year, 20,000 Chinese | Read More »
Bob Filner was actually quite representative of the incoming 2007 Democratic House leadership.
Breitbart may want to present this without comment… …but I have no intention of following suit. Let’s look at that list, shall we?
40% Growth in Oil and Gas Jobs Since 2007. #oilandgas
From FuelFix.com, the energy blog of the Houston Chronicle: Jobs in the oil and gas sector have grown 40 percent in the last five years, helping to counteract the tepid one percent increase in total U.S. employment. The oil and natural gas industry created more than 162,000 jobs from 2007 to 2012 in drilling, extraction and support services, according to a report by the Labor | Read More »
Quote of the Day, From The Mouth Of Terry McAuliffe’s Business Partner edition.
Greentech Automotive president Charles Wang, on the dubious joys of partnering with Virginia gubernatorial hopeful Terry McAuliffe: …there are days when Mr. Wang says he wishes he had never gone into business with a politically connected partner. “I learned a lot of things,” he said. “Politicians or people with political backgrounds are dangerous to business.” Bolding mine – and get that up on a campaign | Read More »
Democrats: Filner Magically Cured Of The Pervs In Less Than Two Weeks
Bob Filner has emerged early from the therapy it’s claimed he went to after his raging case of Pervs was cured, say Democrats. San Diego Mayor Bob Filner’s chief of staff confirmed to 10News that the mayor began his therapy a week early and has already completed the program. On Friday afternoon, Chief of Staff Lee Burdick told 10News reporter Allison Ash that Filner began | Read More »
The real class war
Somehow Marxist class theory has been written into American politics at the genetic level. It’s easy to understand why politicians, especially the dedicated Big Government types, want us to think this way. We never should have played along. But we did, so now Americans view themselves as a great, shapeless, saintly Middle Class, floating above a shadowy Lower Class from which we have no right | Read More »
Missouri Voters May Get The Right To Vote For Employee Choice
With more than 91% of its workforce union free, Missouri is still one of those states that allow unions to have employees fired from their jobs for refusing to pay union dues. However, that could change.
According to Missouri Lt. Gov. Peter Kinder, Missouri voters may soon get the chance to vote whether to give employees the right to decide for themselves whether or not to fund union bosses by putting so-called Right-to-Work legislation on the 2014 ballot.
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Japan’s Debt Tops One Quadrillion Yen
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss the new Japanese debt number of one quadrillion Yen, how they got to such an absurd debt level and if Bernanke policy has sent us on the same death spiral.
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Lamar Alexander’s Taxpayer-Funded Campaign Monument
[Update: It turns out that Senator Alexander inserted a $400,000 earmark for the Tennessee State Museum into the FY 2009 Interior Appropriations bill. This is a classic feature of the circuitous campaign finance operation the political class has perfected over the years. They funnel taxpayer money to institutions that, in turn, help them win reelection.] If you want to understand everything that is wrong with | Read More »
We Should Not Have to Hold Our Noses
Cory Gardner was a tea party hero. In the last 48 hours, he’s become a weasel. Gardner bailed on a Tea Party Express event to support Congressman Meadows and Senator Lee’s attempts to defund Obamacare. Cory Gardner caved to pressure from the GOP leadership.We sent him to Congress as a fighter and instead he’s become a lover of the establishment. It’s a fact and I | Read More »
Senator Brian Schatz (D, Hawaii): did you have carnal relations with that sheep?
No, I never thought that I’d have the opportunity to write that out, either. But apparently this is the world that we live in, now: Hawaii senator Brian Schatz involved in simulated sheep rape rituals U.S. Senator Brian Schatz once led a fraternity that got into trouble with the law and animal welfare groups for threatening to sodomize a sheep.
Have You Signed Up for Heritage Action’s Defund Obamacare Town Hall Tour?
“More Americans than ever want Obamacare repealed.” Lately, we’ve seen that kind of headline with increasing frequency because the American people know Obamacare is a failure. And it should not come as a surprise – we’ve been warning about the fallout from Obamcare for years. The question is, what will the Republican-controlled House do about it. Before we can make the goal of stopping Obamacare into reality, we | Read More »
Terry McAuliffe is Fundraising Off RedState & Abortion Barbie
HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA HA.Terry McAuliffe just sent out a fundraising email. He clearly does not like RedState readers or me. Sounds like he is jealous of what we did for Ken Cuccinelli. Let me provide you the text: Do you recognize the name Erick Erickson? I wouldn’t be surprised if your answer is “no.”He’s an ultra-conservative blogger who popped up | Read More »
Two questions for former President Bill Clinton about Bob Filner. #waronwomen
Question One (H/T: Instapundit): Was former President Bill Clinton aware of Bob Filner’s history of sexual predation when Clinton endorsed Filner in 2012 for Mayor of San Diego? Question Two – because we all know that, in the unlikely event that anybody in the Media ever has the nerve to actually ask that question of Bill Clinton, Bill Clinton will promptly say “No:” Why was | Read More »