Fracking Rift Threatens to Sink Udall, Hickenlooper
Fracking has been good for the State of Colorado and its economy, and therefore a large majority of Coloradans support fracking. However, the Democrat base, particularly in Colorado, is not so much with the whole science thing, and therefore they are vehemently opposed to fracking. Uber environmentalist wacko Jared Polis (D-CO), has decided to score an own goal on two vulnerable Democrats who are up | Read More »
#TheBearIsLoose and Obama abdication of responsibility
In an administration that is intellectually adrift and morally bereft, the hashtag has become substitute for policy. When Vladimir Putin began his attempt to dismantle Ukraine, the utter feckless Jen Psaki and our State Department resorted to: When Boko Haram kidnapped several hundred Christian children we got the odious First Linebacker: As the clock runs out on the most inept administration in living memory, and | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ The Awesomeness of Salvation
Our pseudo-Christian president, as well as the Democrat Party whose base is now primarily comprised of progressives, hate God. They would vehemently deny such statements, but those of us who know and love Him can say it boldly because we feel and witness daily how their deeds and their belief system betray His true nature. After suffering now for nearly six years under the leadership | Read More »
Obama moves deadline for Iran nuke deal past midterm elections
We wrote last week about how the Iran nuclear negotiations seemed at an impasse despite (or because of) airdropping secretary of State John Kerry into the negotiations. Iran has successfully split the nominal alliance seeking to thwart its nuclear ambitions, peeling off both Russia and China. Iran and Russia are allied militarily in Syria and Iraq making it very unlikely that the Russians are going | Read More »
Netherlands held liable for the Srebrenica massacre
One of the iconic photos of the ill-considered UN effort during the Götterdämmerung of Yugoslavia’s dissolution is that of Dutch Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Karremans sharing a drink with Serb commander, psychopath and war criminal Ratko Mladic after the surrender of Dutchbat, or the Dutch peacekeeping battalion at Srebrenica on July 11, 1995. Even as this photograph was taken, Serbs had begun the massacre of the first | Read More »
Ron Paul: Moral Cretin
On Friday, former Representative Ron Paul was a guest on Newsmax TV. The subject of the shootdown of Malaysia Air flight MH-17 came up. This exchange ensued with host John Bachman, via Mediaite: Speaking with Newsmax TV’s John Bachman earlier today, Paul said “Putin is a little bit smarter than that. I don’t think he would ever come close to participating in an act like this.” “At | Read More »
Hugo Chavez Still Haunts Venezuela
Image Credit: The Economist Magazine. To understand why Senator Elizabeth Warren’s 11 Principles of Progressivism might as well have come chapter and verse from one of Anton LeVay’s Satanic Bibles, it helps to look at what life is like in a place that is governed by an unabashed cleric of the Progressive Religion. Venezuela bore the weight of living under Hugo Chavez from 1999 to | Read More »
Tech at Night: The big misconception about cable internet
Time and again I’m seeing analyses from the left about broadband competition in America, that show a complete lack of awareness about how wired broadband actually works in America.
Not all markets are created equal, and you have to understand how those markets work if you’re going to try to sound intelligent about the effects of mergers on competition.
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Could Elizabeth Warren Face Ted Cruz In 2016?
Should the Democrats nominate Elizabeth Warren for President in 2016, as a draft-Warren movement, some liberal pundits and enthusiasts at this week’s Netroots Nation convention believe? Should Republicans nominate Ted Cruz, who has kept his options open with frequent trips to Iowa and New Hampshire? In some ways, Cruz and Warren are mirror images, and the cases for and against them are surprisingly similar. But | Read More »
Fauxcahontas and the eleven commandments of progressivism
In a speech today to the Nutroots Nation, held befittingly in dystopic liberal paradise of downtown Detroit, non-candidate and American Indian princess Elizabeth Warren brought down the house. The theme of her speech were the economic issues that Democrats should run on in 2016. The National Journal calls them the eleven commandments of progressivism: In her speech, Warren outlined more clearly than other Democrats the social | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ Recommend it, baby!
Before RedState redesigned their website (in July of 2012 I believe), we had an awesome feature that was lost in the transition. Some readers may only read the front page and do not realize that we have an active membership community where members can just read and lurk, make comments (the place where great discussions sometimes turn into flame wars) and write member diaries. Prior | Read More »
The deep waters of entitlement
If you live in Detroit, you’ve got (at least) 99 problems, and water might be one of them. Nolan Finley at Detroit News explains that people haven’t been paying their water bills, but liberals see no reason that should prevent them from getting water: The legion of lefties in town for the Netroots Nation gathering have scheduled a march to protest the water shut-offs underway in Detroit | Read More »
An electric bike? What is Harley-Davidson thinking?
There are at least two of the Redstate contributors, including myself, who own and ride Harley-Davidson motorcycles. When I bought my Softail Slim, the salesman said “Welcome to the family.” And that is what it is. It’s a family, a culture, and in some cases a lifestyle. Harley owners spend many thousands of dollars for their bikes and thousands more to customize them…new (louder) exhausts, | Read More »