Another GOP Strategist Working Against the GOP
Ken Cuccinelli is leading an aggressive, populist, small government campaign. His latest television ad hits squarely on the theme of big companies hiring lobbyists and consultants in a bipartisan fashion and getting both sides to carve out loopholes and benefits for those big companies. The little guy is left paying for those loopholes in his taxes.The consultants in the GOP, who’ve been profiting heavily from | Read More »
Oregon To “Rehabilitate” Businesses Opposed To Gay Marriage
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A family owned bakery in Oregon declines to provide a cake to celebrate the corruption of the institution of marriage and the state labor commissioner declares his goal is to “rehabilitate” them. If this sounds familiar, it is because it has happened before.
Congressman Bob Goodlatte: We Need More Transparency in NSA Programs
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Congressman Bob Goodlatte to discuss how Congress can develop better oversight on NSA programs, the trouble with the farm bill and if the House can draft an immigration bill that many Republicans can support.
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How pathetic is the Christian Nation alt-history?
This pathe… what’s that? Oh, Christian Nation is this new, steadily-bombing alternate history that’s been out that takes as its change point John McCain winning the election (yeah, I know), then conveniently dying in Russia two months into his administration (yeah, I know) and leaving Sarah Palin to somehow idiot-savant, evil-genius her way into creating an American theocracy (YEAH, I KNOW) over the next twenty | Read More »
We Have a Plan. They Don’t.
RedState’s Action Center is active. Call your Senators and Congressman and tell them to defund Obamacare in the continuing resolution. Tell them all to hold the line and don’t blink. They must defund Obamacare. If they fund it, they own it.The Speaker of the House of Representatives, John Boehner, and the Republican Leader in the United States Senate, Mitch McConnell, want you to know they | Read More »
Tech at Night: The Grand Return
So I’ve been gone a while. Sorry about that. After Summer Games Done Quick and the Redstate Gathering, I was supposed to be back in action. But a case of the shingles took me down fast. I was a sleepless zombie in pain for a week. No fun. Was actually alright on Friday, but I had so much reading to do I couldn’t catch up in time to post on Friday, so here we are. Hang on.
So let’s start with Time-Warner and CBS. The two had their negotiations fall through with respect to carrying CBS on Cable, and so a blackout began. The left wants this as the pretext to more government, but let’s be clear about this. Government created this pickle. The way out of it was proposed way back when, and backed in Tech at Night, when Jim DeMint and Steve Scalise proposed legislation. It’s still the right answer.
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Bloomberg Fail: Mayor’s Presser Aims Guns At Audience, Literally
Mayor Michael Bloomberg for the past several years has lectured law-abiding gun owners about crime rates and responsible firearm ownership while himself violating the cardinal rules of Gun Ownership 101 via Mayors Against Illegal Guns, and he’s done it again: It’s pretty insane that no one at this press conference is the least bit uncomfortable with the direction these guns are pointing, save perhaps for | Read More »
NLRB employee, Democrat Activist charged with photographing young boy in Disney restroom
Cross-posted from The Quinton Report. Lansdale Patch A Lansdale man is sitting in prison, waiting for extradition to Florida to answer a charge of felony video voyeurism of a child under the age of 16, for allegedly photographing an 8-year-old boy in a bathroom stall at Disney’s Animal Kingdom at Walt Disney World. Joseph Cionzynski, 59, of the 300 block of Perkiomen Avenue, was taken | Read More »
The ruling class war against voter ID
It’s funny how majority support is supposed to be decisive for some issues, but completely irrelevant for others. Voter ID laws are enormously popular with the general public, routinely scoring 70 to 80 percent approval. That stacks up pretty well against the most popular gun-control measures you could name. But the political class and its media allies will never portray voter ID as an urgent | Read More »
Chicago Tribune calls for a delay in implementating #obamacare.
The Chicago Tribune has finally reverted away from home-town boosterism of the President and is now telling him to, essentially, admit that his signature ‘achievement’ is toast: [President Barack Obama] crusaded for [obamacare] and has embraced its nickname. But he did not write the law. Congress did. Major changes are necessary — he has stipulated by his actions that this law as constituted cannot work | Read More »
Debunking the Defund Obamacare Myths
Many of the critics of defunding Obamacare on the right are in favor of delaying Obamacare. Delaying just gives the bureaucrats more time to write regulations and get infrastructure in place that will be harder and harder to get rid of later.Defunding Obamacare actually shuts it down. The Heritage Foundation has a great video out on debunking the defunding myths.Our own Ben Howe put it | Read More »
The Great Debate
The RNC has a plan to limit debates and, in order to make the case and distract from one key issues, the RNC is using CNN and NBC as its whipping boys. Contrary to a lot of reports, it is not actually CNN’s news gathering division that would be producing a Hillary Clinton documentary, but a separate unit. Nonetheless, the two are intrinsically linked, Jeff | Read More »
Obama’s Work to Welfare Program
Poor people are not stupid. When given the choice of working at a minimum wage job and not working and receiving at least the same quality of life… probably better as your leisure time goes way up… there is small wonder at the seeming contradiction between the intractable unemployment rate and the availability of jobs.
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Gov. Chris Christie signs gay conversion therapy ban
Gov. Chris Christie signs gay conversion therapy ban New Jersey’s Gov. Chris Christie has signed legislation barring licensed therapists from trying to turn gay teenagers straight. According to the Associated Press, in a signing note Christie said the health risks of trying to change a child’s sexual orientation outweigh concerns over the government setting limits on parental choice: Government should tread carefully into this area | Read More »
Rick Perry at the RedState Gathering #RSG13
Govenor Rick Perry started the tradition of a Governor’s Party at the RedState Gathering. He also thinks we should bring it back to Texas. Here’s his speed at the Gathering. Video streaming by UstreamLINK