BREAKING: White House Admits Democrats Will Lose the Senate
Put another way, Kathleen Sebelius has resigned and “Senior Administration Officials” are telling the media it is because of healthcare.gov. You do not have a celebration event last week to celebrate 7 million sign ups and have Sebelius there to get credit then this week throw her under the bus because of a screw up that happened last October. They have been standing with her | Read More »
Foxhole Conversions vs. Real Commitments
Politicians are no different than any other salesman trying to market a product or service. When they are challenged by competition and when voters are presented with choices, they begin to improve their representation. The latest example of election-year foxhole conversions took place today during the votes on competing budget proposals for FY 2015. As we noted last week, the problem with the Ryan budget | Read More »
New York ‘s Abortion Business Operates Without Regulation
In 2012 over 130,000 abortions were carried out in the 225 abortion facilities that operate in New York. These facilities are subject to inspection. When the pro-life Chiaroscuro Foundation asked the NY State Health Department for information on those inspections, information which is supposed to be public record, they were stonewalled. The Foundation sued under the state freedom of informations act and the results were | Read More »
Lois Lerner Held In Contempt Of Congress
The White House point creature in the coordinated attempt to suppress Tea Party and conservative organizations, former IRS director of exempt organizations Lois Lerner, has been held in contempt of Congress: A House committee voted Thursday to hold Lois Lerner in contempt of Congress, as Republicans escalated their bid to “get to the bottom” of the former IRS official’s role in the political targeting scandal. | Read More »
Eric Holder’s Hissy Fits
The irony was just too much. Last night Attorney General — and unindicted co-conspirator in the death of a US Border Patrol agent and a few hundred Mexican civilians — Eric Holder addressed a meeting of the ongoing RICO conspiracy founded by the “Reverend” Al Shaprton, the National Action Network. That Eric Holder would address a group devoted to racial grievance mongering is unremarkable. Eric | Read More »
So, About Those Obamacare Enrollment Numbers
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech discuss what the real Obamacare enrollment numbers may be, if there are enough young people to make the program work and if more employers will dump employs into the exchange.
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IRS and Congressional Democrats Worked Together Against Conservatives
Katie Pavlich did the reporting on this over at Townhall. It is quite an impressive scoop. New IRS emails released by the House Oversight Committee show staff working for Democratic Ranking Member Elijah Cummings communicated with the IRS multiple times between 2012 and 2013 about voter fraud prevention group True the Vote. True the Vote was targeted by the IRS after applying for tax exempt | Read More »
Tech at Night: A message to Mike Lee about Comcast.
Mike Lee, we’re your friends here at RedState. We backed you in the primary, and we’re sure to back you going forward. But please, lay off on his Comcast/Time Warner deal. The arguments you’re making, at least as portrayed by The Hill, are the same arguments that were used falsely to fool conservatives into backing the Net Neutrality power grab. Now they’re being used to trick us into backing an antitrust power grab.
First off, even if Net Neutrality wasn’t fixing an imaginary threat, the kind of discrimination you’re talking about is already banned by consent decree from the Comcast – NBC Universal deal. So your fears are doubly unfounded. But don’t take my word for it. Let the market work. Markets are how all of us speak, and we know better than government.
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Watch How The Left-Wing Smear Machine Does Dick Durbin’s Dirty Work
Watch how Dick Durbin launches a coordinated assault on a Republican with an egregious misquote that takes off after it gets laundered through the left-wing media. Yesterday afternoon, Sahil Kapur of TalkingPointsMemo wrote a piece quoting remarks from Mitch McConnell: “Instead of focusing on jobs, [Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid] launched into another confusing attack on the left’s latest bizarre obsession,” the Republican leader said | Read More »
Timeline of Targeting: The Evidence Mounts Against the IRS’s Lois Lerner
Today, the House Ways and Means Committee voted to recommend criminal charges against Lois Lerner. The Committee’s letter to the Justice Department documents in detail the nefarious character of Lois Lerner’s actions.
But maybe most shocking is the revelation that when she learned of the application of President Obama’s own campaign-committee-turned-advocacy-group, Organizing for America (OFA), she remarked, “Oh—maybe I can get the DC office job!”
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NRSC: Why aren’t Democratic Senators practicing what they preach on Equal Pay?
If the Democrats didn’t want to be judged by this standard, then they shouldn’t have tried to impose it in the first place.
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What Republicans Stand For
So what is it that Republicans stand for?
We stand for many things, to list them all out would be quite the task. But it all springs forth from our founding. We stand for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
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After Boehner, Cantor and McCarthy Are Not Options
With the primaries going as they are coupled with existing pledges from Republicans in the House of Representatives, it is becoming more and more certain that John Boehner will not remain as Speaker of the House after this year. A number of candidates ahead in primaries, including John Ratcliffe in Texas and others, have pledged to oppose Boehner as Speaker come 2015. Likewise, by my | Read More »
@Kickstarter Declines To Fund @GosnellMovie… And Lies About It
On the heels of Brendan Eich being hounded out of the company he founded because his views on marriage comported with those which have been inherent in Western Civilization for three thousand years of recorded history, we have another example of the totalitarian, fascistic left using their power to suppress viewpoints they don’t agree with. Two years ago, abortionist Kermit Gosnell was sentenced to life | Read More »