My Friend Lucy
You will have to humor me in this as I take up the front page of RedState for a personal post and some language that does not normally appear here at RedState. I was supposed to be in Washington last night for a party. But we had a family matter come up, then I got put in a cast for daring to walk barefoot over | Read More »
April 8, 1865. On the eve of surrender
continued from yesterday Grant received Lee’s message after midnight and replied early in the morning giving his terms for surrender: General R.E. Lee, Commanding C.S.A.: Your note of last evening in reply to mine of the same date, asking the conditions on which I will accept the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia, is just received. In reply I would say that, peace being | Read More »
Kissinger and Schultz: Iran deal brings region closer to nuclear war
If there was ever a sign that the foreign policy establishment is beginning to look askance at Obama’s nuclear deal, one need look no further than today’s Wall Street Journal. Two former secretaries of state and foreign policy icons, Henry Kissinger and George Schultz, join forces in pointing out the danger Obama is courting in this deal. While giving Obama credit for the best intentions | Read More »
Mother Jones(!) warns us of the ecological evils of… marijuana production.
Mother Jones apparently does not like what unregulated marijuana production does to the environment. Go figure.
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More on the California Water Waster Fink Squads.
Get used to the phrase ‘water waster.’ California is going to be using that a lot.
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You Will Be Made To Worship Their god
The opponents of RFRA are still quick to deploy their “separation of church and state cliché, but one side is demanding that the state fine people for declining to participate in a religious service. It isn’t mine. It’s the ACLU and its allies who are ready to use the power of the state to compel unwilling people to participate in religious services.
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Why Do Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s Rape Stories Keep Falling Apart?
As of this moment, we are now up to three stories about rape that Sabrina Rubin Erdely has written that would not pass responsible journalistic muster. The most prominent, of course, being the now-withdrawn and discredited UVA hoax, the second being this story about “Billy Doe” in Philadelphia, and the third being her story about Petty Officer Rebecca Blumer. Sabrina Rubin Erdely is trying to | Read More »
President Obama’s “Less-Than-Loving” Easter Attack on Christians Should “Concern” You
President Obama, who won’t call out radical Islam for beheading Christians, is spewing verbal vitriol against Christians.
President Obama began his remarks at an Easter Prayer Breakfast this week saying he is “concerned” about “less-than-loving” Christians.
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Ted Cruz will have the money to compete.
There are only four words we need to take away from this Bloomberg report about Ted Cruz SuperPAC fundraising: Thirty one million dollars. I don’t know whether he will win or not, but Ted Cruz will be able to raise the money to compete in this Presidential primary season.
The Hidden Misogyny of Planned Parenthood
Hates Ladies. You Can Just Tell. We’ve all made a certain mistake. I have also. We’ve each, at one sad turn in our lives, ridden in a car to lunch with the biggest Bunghole that God ever had the warped sense of humor to allow continued survival. I rarely, you could almost make that never; sympathize with women who self-identify as | Read More »
South Carolina Police Officer Charged with Murder After Shooting Unarmed Man in the Back
Here is a story that once again demonstrates that the most important public service you can perform is to record the police at every opportunity. I was first alerted to this story by Ace, who has a portion of the video at his site. A longer version of the video is available at the New York Times, who apparently were the original recipients of the | Read More »
Hunter Baker on Christianity, Liberty, and Political Life
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Allysen Efferson are joined by Hunter Baker to discuss his new book The System Has a Soul: Essays on Christianity, Liberty, and Political Life, Christ as a conscience for society, and freedom of worship vs. freedom of religion.
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The Cavaliers Sue The Roundheads
Says it all about fake rape charges. CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — A fraternity at the University of Virginia announced Monday that it will “pursue all available legal action” against Rolling Stone, saying a Columbia Journalism School review shows the magazine acted recklessly and defamed its members by publishing an article that falsely accused them of gang rape. “The Rolling Stone article | Read More »
Though not yet announcing a Presidential campaign, Governor Mike Huckabee of Arkansas is coming out pretty forcefully on dealing with national security and Islamic terrorism. He has a piece here at RedState this morning on the very issue. He’s also out with a new video on the subject — one that I think resonates. As someone who hates snakes, I’ll have nightmares from the video, | Read More »
Crisis management is not a strategy- neither is isolationism
From Christian decapitations to radical Islamist victory marches, crisis and chaos is erupting across the world. The Obama Administration’s “crisis management” foreign policy has produced one thing: anarchy. In Syria, President Obama drew a “red-line.” President Bashar al-Assad responded by launching chemical attacks against women and children. In Egypt, our longtime ally, Obama’s team willingly accepted the disastrous power grab by the Muslim Brotherhood. Instead | Read More »