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 »
NYT upset about attacks on Bob Menendez. But they want him gone, too.
I have to agree with Hot Air Headlines, here: the New York Times seems more upset that a bunch of Republican and right-leaning groups have gotten Senator Bob Menendez (D, NJ) in trouble over his various and sundry shenanigans than it is in the shenanigans themselves. “We’ve never sent a Democrat to jail,” said Ken Boehm, the chairman of the group, the National Legal and | Read More »
Govs. Haley, McDonnell & McCrory Urge Drilling the Atlantic Offshore
In the end, there’s either oil and gas is the Atlantic OCS or there’s not. If there’s not, there’s virtually no environmental risk in drilling.
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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 »
Tech at Night: The bullies at Free Press can’t even keep their stories straight.
Ah, Free Press. One of my early favorite tech topics at RedState. One of the more visible George Soros-funded fronts, along with Public Knowledge. I have to say my early hits have been somewhat successful too, when Free Press completely gave up on Save the Internet as a fake left-right thing, instead fully integrating it with the Free Press extremist brand. Remember when they could fool solid groups like Gun Owners of America with their dishonest rhetoric?
I mean, they do still have language up that says “Organizations as diverse as the Christian Coalition for America, Moveon.org, the ACLU and the American Library Association have joined in support of Net Neutrality.” But, what? MoveOn, ACLU, and ALA are ‘diverse?’ Get real. Christian Coalition is the only right-wing fig leaf they have left, and Christian Coalition isn’t exactly known as a small-government group, nor a tech policy leader. Come on. I won, they lost. Net Neutrality was exposed as a single-party, left-wing effort, like so many others of the extremist Obama regulators. Time to… Move On.
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Tags: Ajit Pai
, Federal Research Public Access Act
, Free Press
, George Soros
, Georgia. South Carolina
, Internet Sales Tax
, IP Revolution
, John Cornyn
, Julius Genachowski
, Kevin Yoder
, Marsha Blackburn
, Mike Doyle
, Net Neutrality
, Open Society Institute
, Public Knowledge
, Regulatory-Industrial Complex
, Socialized Internet
, Tech at Night
ProgressNow Colorado Cries Foul, While Defending Gun Bill Based On A Lie
Alan Franklin, political director at ProgressNow Colorado, claimed that state Senator Mark Scheffel of Parker lied to his constituents in a February 12th, press release which defended state Representatives Rhonda Fields’ and Beth McCann’s legislation on universal background checks for all gun sales. What was not mentioned in the hyperventilating press release was that Fields and McCann, whose legislation would require background checks on private | 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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The Watercooler ~ Friday’s Open Thread
~ Promoted from the Diaries. Thank you Westcoastpatriette for providing these informative open threads to the community. – Aaron Gardner
The local television stations broadcast the funeral of Riverside Police Officer Michael Crain — one of the officers whose life was cut short by crazed ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner — in its entirety on Wednesday.
It was stunning. There was more than 8,000 people in attendance, 4,000 of whom were uniformed police officers from around the state and some from out of state. Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa and Governor Jerry Brown were also in attendance.
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Nancy Pelosi thinks a pay cut is below her ‘dignity.’
And this is why Nancy Pelosi will STAY House Minority Leader. It’s because of incredibly tin-eared statements like this. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that she opposes a cut in congressional pay because it would diminish the dignity of lawmakers’ jobs. “I don’t think we should do it; I think we should respect the work we do,” Pelosi told reporters in the | Read More »
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 »
Low-Skilled Workers and the Minimum Wage
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss disappointing retail sales for January, Obama’s call to raise the minimum wage and how the labor market hurts low-skilled workers.
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Economic-Liberty, Healthcare-Choice, Now Private Property?
In the classic Hobson’s choice, Maryland’s counties are told that if they “choose” to refrain from submitting a map, or submit a map that the state does not approve of, then the state will penalize them. The counties now must determine whether to submit a map and cede to the state enormous swaths of hard-to-reclaim liberty, or to refuse to submit a map, and have state planners force one upon them, ceding liberty and violating any semblance of subsidiary.
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Audacity of a Provocateur: Obama Re-Nominates Unconstitutional ‘Recess’ Appointees to the NLRB
With the constitutionality of Obama’s appointments yet to be resolved by the Supreme Court, his re-nomination of the same two individuals may indicate that the administration is not at all comfortable that Obama will win at the High Court.
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Martin Peretz, you ignorant slut.
This title/classical reference is an honor, in its way: RedState has traditionally reserved it for spectacularly exgregious cases of public stupidity. But this Martin Peretz complaint about what has happened to The New Republic (TNR) since he sold it certainly qualifies: Like many readers of the New Republic, I didn’t at first recognize the most recent issue of the magazine. The stark white cover was | 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 »