New Cook PVIs Show Big Opportunities for Conservatives in the House
For all you political junkies, this is the type of news that will brighten up your day. Charlie Cook has finally revised his partisan rating index for House districts to reflect the new congressional districts post-redistricting. The index factors in the average vote totals for the Republican and Democrat presidential nominees during the past two election cycles in each district and compares them against the | Read More »
Obama Campaign Official Stephanie Cutter: Benghazi Terrorist Attack ‘Only an Issue because of Romney and Ryan’
Here’s the video (transcript below): STEPHANIE CUTTER: In terms of the politicization of this — you know, we are here at a debate, and I hope we get to talk about the debate — but the entire reason this has become the political topic it is, is because of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. It’s a big part of their stump speech. And it’s reckless | Read More »
The Real Joe Biden: The Wrongest Man To Ever Utter Wrong Things
The Obama campaign keeps claiming that Mitt Romney did not really show up last Wednesday. Apparently it was ManBearPig, which is why Al Gore decided to raise his voice with the altitude conspiracy. I wonder if the real Joe Biden will show up tonight. Biden, who considers himself an expert on all things foreign policy, famously admitted to opposing Obama going after Osama. He’s like | Read More »
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by Andrew Marcus to discuss “Hating Breitbart,” his documentary about Andrew Breitbart, the hatred he produced among the left, and his lasting legacy.
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The Spanking The Media Didn’t Cover
What else is there to do when you get beat like that, besides start calling names and politicizing Big Bird? It is time for SOMEONE to pull up and his big boy pants and get ready for round two.
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Send 2016 to Undecided Voters in Swing States
Many RedState readers have seen Dinesh D’Souza’s film 2016. Our sister publication, Human Events, is today launching a project to send copies of 2016 to undecided voters in swing states. But they need your financial support to make it happen. For each donation of $20.16, Human Events will send one copy of 2016 to a self-described “undecided” voter or household of voters in Ohio, Florida, | Read More »
Tech at Night: FCC’s own snooping scandal? Also, Collins turns on Obama on cybersecurity
Remember the Google Wi-Spy Street View scandal? A seemingly-harmless survey of the country turned into a massive snooping operation, and the FTC smacked them for over 20 million dollars. Well, not only is FCC now wasting money with a survey of Internet speeds, but it turns out that the FCC program runs the risk of warrantless snooping of its own!
We need strong, reformist regulators to be appointed in the next administration to stop stuff like this.
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The American Political Press’s Psycho Moment
I was too hard on Chuck Todd in my earlier post. I apologize to him for it. My point was not to brow beat Chuck Todd, but many people took it as such. I have to conclude I failed to convey the extent of my point because in focusing as I did on Chuck Todd and his remark, I overshadowed the substance of his remark. | Read More »
What To Look For In The VP Debate
Thursday’s VP debate in Louisville – Muhammad Ali’s old home town – promises to be riveting TV, even if the absence of Sarah Palin means that, unlike in 2008, it’s unlikely that the VP debate will outdraw the presidential debates for ratings. On the Republican side, expectations are running high: Paul Ryan is a master of verbal combat, and hopes are high that he can | Read More »
President Obama promises to be incompetently nasty at next debate.
I’m paraphrasing: the exact line from the ABC article was “President Obama says he was “just too polite” and that voters should expect “a little more activity” next week in round two.” How is this funny? Let me count the ways: ‘Too polite’ is not actually semantically equivalent to ‘walked into an ambush fat, dumb, and happy.’ Which is what happened. And while ‘a little | Read More »
Hollywood’s Newest Scandal
Actress Stacey Dash just dropped a bombshell. She has shocked the world. She has peed voluminously upon the pieties of the Tinseltown Apostates. She has audaciously and egregiously thought for herself, and endorsed Mitt Romney for President.
In Hollywood, they like their creativity vapidly unoriginal and their diversity homogenous. There must be blood. (Or at least a gaggle of idiots auto-beclowning on Twitter). Piers Morgan of CNN samples some of the idiots below.
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Donald Rumsfeld: Obama’s Handling Of Libya “Embarrassing”
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson, Ben Domenech and Allysen Efferson are joined by Donald Rumsfeld to discuss the Obama Administration’s handling of the attack in Libya, the influence of partisan politics on their response to the attack, and the inherent tensions that exist between the State Department and the Pentagon.
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U.S. With Highest Corporate Tax Rate
Well, it’s official. The socialist country of Sweden plans to cut its corporate tax rate from 26.3% to 22% to improve prospects for new jobs and investment. So where does America – the beacon of freedom – stand in the rankings of corporate tax rates? We’re dead last among industrialized nations, checking in at 35% with another 5% on average for state taxes. Yes, we | Read More »
A Look at Chuck Todd and Conspiratorial Media Incest
I got a great laugh out of this Chuck Todd near meltdown on Meet the Depressed the other day. His voice quivered in moral outrage over Jack Welch suggesting something was up with the unemployment numbers last Friday. Chuck Todd proclaimed, “What we’re doing, we’re corroding trust in our government in a way, and one time responsible people are doing to control it. And the | Read More »
The “It’s Party Time, Chumps” Tuesday Memorial Open Thread.
This may be the single best Bad Lip Reading video EVER. Particularly since there may be just the faintest sound of grinding teeth from the people who put it together. Admittedly; it’s pretty much impossibly hard for them to have made Mitt Romney look worse than Barack Obama, given that Romney spent pretty much the entire debate looking remarkably better. Open thread. Eye of the | Read More »