OK, let us address Vincent Sheheen calling Nikki Haley a ‘wh*re.’
See, this is why we can’t have nice things. Background: Vincent Sheheen, the slowly-drowning Democratic nominee for South Carolina governor, had this to say yesterday about Governor Nikki Haley.
Politically, I am Through with Sarah Palin
It’s time for a break up. If you haven’t already seen, Sarah Palin has endorsed Bill Walker and Byron Mallott’s Independent-Democrat “Unity” ticket in the Alaska gubernatorial race over Republican incumbent Sean Parnell. She endorses the Independent-Democrat ticket over the man who was her own lieutenant governor. Because of this, as far as Republican politics are concerned, I’m finished with Sarah Palin. I have nothing but | Read More »
Federal Court Puts Road Block in the Way of Justice for Conservatives Targeted by the IRS
The fight for justice is never the easy road, and it doesn’t always win the first round.
Yesterday a federal district court dismissed two lawsuits (at least a majority of the claims) brought on behalf of conservative groups who were targeted by the IRS.
Unfortunately, the court’s ruling is based on what we believe is a mistaken interpretation of the law that would allow corruption to continue unfettered at the highest levels of federal government and deny justice to those who had their constitutional rights violated.
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Is Islam Compatible with Free Speech?
Via Eugene Volokh comes some welcome news for watchers of First Amendment jurisprudence, as the Sixth Circuit has decided to rehear a “heckler’s veto” case concerning an incident that happened a couple years ago in Michigan. Briefly summarized, the city of Dearborn, MI, which has a large Arab American population, annually holds an Arab International Festival that is free and open to the public. As | Read More »
Common Core Not State Led – Here’s Proof
Who’s Looking Out for Our Kids? Supporters of Common Core love claiming Common Core is a state led initiative. Proponents of the scheme will instantly label anyone who says otherwise a conspiracy nut and fit them for a tin foil hat. Jeb Bush recently called opponents of Common Core the Black Helicopter bunch. Obama’s Secretary of Education Arnie Duncan took a different tack, calling opponents | Read More »
What the Heck is Happening in Georgia?
Freak out!!!!!! At least that seems to be the GOP’s reaction to the polling in Georgia. Relax people. We are going into overtime for sure in the Senate race. That runoff will be in 2015. Georgians will have to endure two of the smuggest politicians ever to run for office for two more month. But hey! For those of us with radio shows in Atlanta, | Read More »
Bristol Palin, Chrissy Teigen, and the misogyny of the American Left
This week has provided an interesting example of how, in the left’s mind, the famed #WarOnWomen only pertains to women who are on the left or with whom they have sympathy. Earlier in the week, the infamous Palin family brawl that eventually saw 24 year old Bristol Palin knocked down, was a news item. This was a shameful incident by any standards. But what was | Read More »
Democrat Only Parking in Wisconsin Early Voting?
For the third time in four years voters in Wisconsin are casting their ballots to decide who will be the next governor. Gov. Scott Walker was first elected in 2010, and he overwhelmingly won a recall election forced by labor unions and Democrats in 2012. Now he’s asking for a second term. In Wisconsin’s dizzying succession of elections, recalls, and more elections, the Service Employees | Read More »
Ebola, Ottawa Attack and Amazon Earnings Hit Markets
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss Ebola’s arrival in NYC, the disappointing earnings from Amazon and the impact of recent events on the markets.
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New Ebola screening is an epic failure
It certainly didn’t take long for that system to break down. On Wednesday, CDC Director Tom Frieden announced new screening for all passengers traveling from one of the nations with an active Ebola outbreak: People arriving in the U.S. from Ebola-affected countries in West Africa will be actively monitored for symptoms for 21 days after they land. The new monitoring regime announced by Centers for | Read More »
Michelle Nunn Doesn’t Understand Basic Economics
Michelle Nunn has been getting a lot of traction on the “shipping jobs overseas” rhetoric in an effort to paint her opponent, David Purdue, as unsympathetic to American workers. It’s a tactic toward anyone who is in business to them demagogue for shipping jobs overseas, just like they did to Romney in 2012. Michelle’s cheap shots have lead her to create an ad campaign specifically | Read More »
Al Gore Lies; Ted Lewis Already Explained Why Mother Nature Could One Day Die
We all know that modern, industrial society has carelessly wounded the Earth’s environment. Sometimes we ask ourselves some fairly deep questions. What role did we have in creating this mess? What type of people cause it? What can be done? All of these questions have apocryphal answers. Ted Lewis, in one of the best noir fiction novels ever; gives us intelligent speculations. The novel Jack’s | Read More »
Wendy Davis is NOT running the worst campaign ever.
Many wise persons here at Red State have suggested often that Wendy Davis is running the WORST CAMPAIGN EVER. And yes, it’s true, she’s doing an admirably good (bad?) job of it. From the wheelchair bicycle ad, to the now-last-minute act of desperation “hail Mary”: the all-out embrace of the increasingly unpopular Obama; Davis and her campaign staff are truly putting on a how-not-to-do-it clinic. | Read More »
This is Horrifying
As you know by now, ISIS was able to capture a military shipment dropped into the Syrian/Iraq area that was meant for Kurds. The shipment of weapons and supplies for the Kurds was intended for use combatting ISIS. What is so horrifying about all this is why the Department of Defense says ISIS capturing the pallet of supplies is “not significant.” Here is Jim Sciutto | Read More »
#GASen: Obama Knows What a Michelle Nunn Victory Would Mean
The Georgia Senate race is one of the closest races this election cycle. Democrat Michelle Nunn has found herself in the complex situation faced by so many other red state Democrats this cycle of being a member of Obama’s political party while trying to get the votes of a conservative electorate greatly dissatisfied by the President’s performance in office.Thus far, the polls indicate that she has | Read More »