A Fight at the Opera
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Francis Cianfrocca to discuss an abrupt resignation at the Vienna State Opera, Governor Cuomo’s primary challenger and corruption in New York politics.
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Guess who predicted the anti-Christian discrimination at Vanderbilt and Cal State?
A couple of weeks ago, an article appeared in Christianity Today which re-ignited the interest in the Vanderbilt University policy change in 2011 which removed official student group standing from Christian campus organizations such as the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship (IVCF)*. The piece was written by a student leader, Tish Harrison Warren, who described how she is apparently “the wrong kind of Christian”. This is how | Read More »
The Competitive Disadvantage of Principle
Filling in for Rush Limbaugh last week, I had a number of calls from angry members of the middle class who feel they cannot get ahead because the government stands in their way. It reminded me of something I wrote back in 2012, which I think still stands the test of time. There is a growing frustrating within the middle class that Washington is subsidizing | Read More »
Export-Import Bank fatcats fly first class on taxpayer money. YOUR money.
The Hill dryly noted that “[m]uch of the recent travel appears designed to build public support for the bank, which is in danger of seeing its charter lapse.”
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RedState Weekly Briefing: September 7 Obama’s Immigration Politics, A Likely Voter Poll, and an ISIS Strategy? #RSWB
Join us this week on the RedState Weekly Briefing as we discuss the Obama’s Immigration politics, the NBC/Marist likely voter poll, and the Administrations possible ISIS strategy. As always we have Joe Cunningham and Thomas LaDuke joining us. We should be live at about 7:05 Eastern. Enjoy!
Democrats: Immigration reform will kill us in the 2014 elections
Yesterday, Barack Obama decided that he would not undertake unilateral executive action on immigration: After saying he would overhaul the nation’s immigration system by the end of summer, President Obama has now decided to delay any action until after the November elections. The president told Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd in an interview airing Sunday that the surge of unaccompanied children at the Mexican border changed | Read More »
Tech at Night: This is why we need the NSA
We need the NSA. I know the new hotness is following after Rand Paul’s inane blathering, and finding reasons to complain about the NSA. But rather than old and busted, the NSA is actually an important thing to have and to defend.
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Obama assembles Coalition of the Useless to fight ISIS
Speaking at the closing of the NATO summit made another non-announcement about ISIS, the fundamentalist Islamic group rampaging through Iraq and Syria through the inaction of the Obama administration. Speaking at the closing of the Nato summit in Wales, the US president said the grouping, which also included Germany and Canada, “stood ready to confront this terrorist threat with military, intelligence, law enforcement as well as diplomatic | Read More »
Barack Obama chooses the worst possible partisan action on immigration issue.
I say this as a RiNO pro-amnesty squish: this decision is senseless. Abandoning his pledge to act by the end of summer, President Barack Obama has decided to delay any executive action on immigration until after the November congressional elections, White House officials said. The move instantly infuriated immigration advocates while offering relief to some vulnerable Democrats in tough Senate re-election contests. …in no small | Read More »
Barack Obama Admits Immigration Reform is a Political Issue
This morning, news broke that signaled the end of immigration reform attempts by the White House and pro-amnesty groups within Congress. This move by the White House shows everyone what you and I have known all along – immigration reform has never been about doing what’s morally right. It’s about building up a voting base. The funny thing is that the Republicans were suckered in | Read More »
Worst Case Scenario: Why I Believe The Internet Could Get Shut Down
Image Credit: (VALERY HACHE / AFP/Getty Images) Congressman Darrell Issa should be angry. He’s not the shy, retiring type. He likes acting on his anger and enjoys it when other folks watch. His latest source of ire is Marilyn Taverner. It turns out that the HHS IT system for Obamacare has been hacked and used as a platform for malware. He explains below. “Considering this | Read More »
Failing at Life
Police arrested a lady in Atlanta yesterday for blocking traffic as protested the minimum wage outside McDonalds. She told the WSB reporter who interviewed her that “without struggle there is no progress.” Then she said she wanted the government to force McDonalds to pay more “so I won’t have to struggle.” If you are working your tail off and doing the best you can and, | Read More »
Mark Begich: one of the 97%. Also, poised to lose in Alaska, at this point.
Actually, based on net worth the man’s almost certainly not part of the Occupy movement’s (remember them*?) vaunted 99%, but that number represents something much more relevant: … 97%. That’s the amount of time Mr. Begich voted with Obama priorities—from ObamaCare to the stimulus to the president’s nominees. Another key number is zero. That’s how many times in his six years he sponsored an amendment that the | Read More »
DNC Chair’s Latest Attack On Scott Walker Just More Progressive Projection
Earlier this week the Chair of the Democratic National Committee, Debbie Wassermann Schultz, portrayed Governor Scott Walker, along with conservatives, the Tea Party, and the Republican party as a whole, as abusive cavemen intent on dragging women back in time by their hair. While these comments can hardly be considered shocking when coming from one of the most foul attack dogs the left has under | Read More »