Hobby Lobby Wins
In a beat down of the Obama Administration, the Supreme Court has ruled that privately held corporations can practice the faith of the owners. Hobby Lobby will not have to comply with the birth control mandate in Obamacare. This is a huge win for religious liberty with Justice Alito writing the decision. The decision does not apply to apply to all businesses, just closely held | Read More »
Is it Time to Put the Brakes on Big Mergers?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss big mergers in the telecom, airline and pharma industries, what they mean for consumers and why it might be time to halt consolidation.
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Thad Cochran or Someone at his Behest Illegally Paid for Votes, Probably
Let’s start with what we know. FiveThirtyEight has done an analysis that shows that Thad Cochran’s campaign benefited from around 30,000 additional black votes in the runoff election as compared to the initial primary. If you were given only this piece of information and knew nothing of how politics works in the deep South, you might well sound like credulous naif and establishment stooge Rand | Read More »
Come Meet Ted Cruz
Want to meet Ted Cruz? He’s going to be speaking at the RedState Gathering in Fort Worth, TX. Now’s the time to register for the RedState Gathering. Senator Cruz is going to be joined by other senators, congressmen, governors, and others. Also, Governor Perry, Senator Cruz, and Texas Attorney General Abbott are throwing some killer parties at the Gathering this year. You’ll want to get | Read More »
Help Chris McDaniel Investigate Election Fraud
I hope you might consider donating to Chris McDaniel to help his campaign investigate the possibility that the election was stolen. There appear to be documented irregularities of, for example, Democrats who voted in the Democratic primary voting in the Republican runoff. That’s against the rules. Photographic evidence of the ballot books suggest it happened. We need to help Chris. We know the GOP Establishment | Read More »
RedState Weekly Briefing – June 29 2014
Tonight on the RedState Weekly Briefing we have a special guest to fill us in on all the happenings in the Mississippi GOP Senate runoff, Charles C. Johnson joins Thomas LaDuke, Caleb Howe, Joe Conningham, and myself to talk about the politics of the week and the stories that matter to conservative activists. Watch the show below, and use the #RSWB hashtag on twitter to | Read More »
Slow bleeding the GOP Establishment
Most of the 2014 primaries are behind us and the GOP establishment is crowing about its victory of conservatives. Lest you think it is unusual for a party establishment to celebrate winning the primary elections in its own party, you have to realize that the GOP establishment has become essentially the same as the Democrats: same goals, just different paymasters. As Ace says: The difference | Read More »
Obama’s excellent YOLO presidency continues
In a rather stunning interview with Bill Clinton political strategist and totally unbiased newsman, George Stephanopoulous, Barack Obama revealed that it is the World Cup, not events, driving his foreign policy agenda: On his way to Minnesota today, President Obama took a break from his day job to watch one of the most anticipated World Cup matches so far — the U.S. vs. Germany — | Read More »
Mary Burke’s poor (in many senses*) gubernatorial campaign against Scott Walker.
While this is a very interesting article written about Democratic Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke (who will likely to face Scott Walker in November), this is the most important sentence in the whole thing: So far, neither the Democratic Governors Association nor EMILY’s List (which spent $3.5 million to help elect Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin in 2012) has launched ads on Burke’s behalf, and both | Read More »
Obama blames GOP for his failed presidency
If ever one needed proof of the unsuitability of Barack Obama for the presidency, that proof was visible for the world to see today in Minneapolis. Accusing the GOP of a “block me and call me names strategy,” Obama may have thought he was “going Bulworth” but he was really unleashing his spoiled, petulant two year old. President Obama says he’s been itching to “say | Read More »
MAILBAG: Unintentional Libertarian Irony
We get a lot of mail here at RedState. Sometimes it is praise, sometimes it is complaints. Rarely is it so unintentionally funny as when a disgruntled libertarian decides his or her rights were violated and proceeds to preach of sermon. Fortunately for our readers, that is indeed the case we have for you today. Annotated: From: “Linda-Aaron38“ Subject: Red State bans a Libertarian and loses an | Read More »
They might be giants, or they might be boneheads
During the one thousandth performance of his “Nothing Is My Fault” cross-country tour, President Obama tried to laugh off the VA scandal, the IRS scandal, the crash of ObamaCare, and all the other problems you little citizens keep worrying your pretty little heads about by saying “that whole idea that government is the problem or the enemy is just not true,” but “some federal workers | Read More »
Hope or Despair… Your Choice.
After this week’s primary loss in Mississippi many conservative activists, who have tried to work within the GOP system, have begun to question the utility of voting for the GOP candidate in the General Election. We’ve already seen calls to back Travis Childers in Mississippi, as well as open debate as to whether conservatives will support Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. Unfortunately, these discussions are justified | Read More »