Impeachment and Coups
Barack Obama is not a stupid man. One does not win the Presidency twice by being stupid. Looking at all of his foreign policy and national security blunders and pronouncements, I think there is only one rationale way to explain his foreign and national security policy without relying on him being stupid. Barack Obama has decided the best way to make the world a safer | Read More »
The best shot the establishment had at beating Chris McDaniel was a primary. But now they find themselves in a runoff where the most energized supporters show up. When their candidate lacks energy, it is hard for any of their voters to have energy. But Chris McDaniel has energy headed into a three week runoff. The only caveat is if overnight some mystery votes from | Read More »
From the diariesImmigration reform will be the hottest issue at the 2014 Texas GOP Convention this week in Fort Worth. Immigration issues are Texas GOP’s favorite sword to dive on and the Democrats are all too willing to sharpen the tip. The GOP’s latest Comprehensive Immigration Reform plan is known as “The Texas Solution.” Any time politicians say the word “Comprehensive,” be wary. Likewise, we’ve | Read More »
Obama: Congress was consulted on deserter-for-terrorist swap
While on a trip to Poland in an effort to further demoralize our already jittery allies, Barack Obama defended his swapping of five very seasoned Taliban guerrilla commanders ensconced at Club Gitmo for an American deserter. President Barack Obama defended his decision to release five detainees from Guantanamo Bay in exchange for U.S. Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl today, saying the country had an obligation to | Read More »
Jeffrey Murawsky, new VA Health Under Secretary connected to secret VA waiting lists
Back on May 21, when then VA Secretary Eric Shinseki fired the Under Secretary for Veterans Health, Robert Pelzer, for the mushrooming scandal in veterans health care, never mind that Dr. Pelzer had been planning to retire and his replacement has been nominated by Obama two weeks earlier, we pointed out that this was merely shifting the deck chairs on the Hindenberg. The replacement, Dr. | Read More »
It’s Hurricane Season. It’s Junk Science Season. [Updated]
Pretty much he same things in these days of Anthropogenic Global Warming. Female-named hurricanes kill more than male hurricanes because people don’t respect them, study finds Female-named storms have historically killed more because people neither consider them as risky nor take the same precautions, the study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences concludes. Researchers at the University of Illinois and Arizona | Read More »
Why is Hollywood Obsessed with Reboots and Remakes?
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson is joined by Scott Beggs and John Ross to discuss this year’s summer blockbusters, why Hollywood is obsessed with reboots and remakes and if Disney will screw up Star Wars.
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The Watercooler ~ Primary Elections Open Thread
We have primary elections in eight states today: Iowa, Mississippi, Alabama, California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico and South Dakota. In my state — California — voter turn-out is expected to be really low. If you live in one of these states, stop by and tell us about your voting experience. And in the spirit of Erick’s leading diary today:
What will the GOP do about the Latest Cap and Trade Scheme?
It is has been noted in recent years that a good percentage of Americans do not pay income taxes. However, we must remember that all Americans incur the cost of the hidden tax of regulations. According to the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), burdensome regulations drain $1.86 trillion from the private economy every year. The tab is $15,000 per family, more than many families pay in | Read More »
Mike Turner a clear choice in OK-05
The Republican choice could not be more clear in Oklahoma’s fifth congressional district. It’s more status quo versus Mike Turner, a consistent, next generation Conservative. Voters in the fifth congressional district must choose from a crowded field of candidates, but it really is cut and dry. Mike Turner, a 27-year-old engineer and state representative who has already a record of standing up for the Constitution | Read More »
Why Are You So Angry?
I have been in rural Louisiana the last few days spending time with family. This is the first time my children have been old enough to see and experience life where I grew up in the United States. Maybe one day they can go to Dubai, but it will be far different. Jackson, LA, in rural East Feliciana Parish, changes little. My parents now live | Read More »
The Annual Birthday Post
Here’s what I want you to do for my birthday. First, go read Steve Hayes. Second, register for the RedState Gathering. Third, consider contributing to one or more of the following: Senate Conservatives Fund Madison Project Heritage Action for America Club for Growth FreedomWorks And if you’re in Mississippi, go vote for Chris McDaniel today.
RGA slams Hawaii’s state #obamacare exchange, Neil Abercrombie.
Mind you, both the state Obamacare exchange AND the governor deserve it. The state Obamacare exchange for not working, and the governor for contributing to the general lack of function. For those who missed the original story: Hawaii, like many other Democratic controlled states*, produced its own state exchange. And, like many other Democratic-controlled states, the exchange has crashed, burned, exploded, sunk below the waves, | Read More »