Watercooler 3/30 Open Thread: Easter Surprise, Troll-thumping
#NeverTrumpWelcome back to another installment of the Watercooler, RedState’s daily Open Thread! Today, we’ve got… Easter Surprise from Hollywood Gotta say I’ve never been real impressed with Chris Pratt as an actor or a person–frankly I’ve though he comes off as an insufferable prat, and when I heard he’d been cast in the fourth Jurassic Park movie I was rooting for his character to be | Read More »
Why Is The D.C. Madam Scandal Back In The News?
Today, slowly, stories are trickling out about the D.C. Madam scandal from the mid-2000s, trying to place it in the spotlight of the 2016 presidential election cycle.
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Have You Noticed that No One Ever Asks this Question About Trump?
Congratulations to Kirsten Powers! Today, she officially became the one millionth columnist to write a column asking who is to blame for Trump. If you’ll exit stage left, Kirsten, you can collect your kewpie doll. The ridiculously pretentious think piece about who is to blame for Trump (be it the Establishment, be it websites like RedState, be it Ted Cruz himself, be it the Democrats | Read More »
Is Donald Trump Smarter than a Fifth Grader?
Some years back there was a mercifully short lived television show featuring Jeff Foxworthy as a host, in which he would get a bunch of adults up on stage and ask them questions that were at least theoretically from elementary school textbooks. The show’s gag played off the same dynamic that basically animates every television game show other than perhaps Jeopardy – the innate desire | Read More »
New Innovation in Concealed Carry
File this one under, “I Need This in My Life.” Second Amendment stalwarts and concealed carry advocates everywhere have a new addition to their Christmas list. Ideal Conceal is a double barreled .380 caliber handgun, constructed to look like a cell phone. The list price is $395 and it is expected to be ready by October 2016. The creator of Ideal Conceal is Kirk Kjellberg, | Read More »
For A Republican, John Kasich Looks A Helluva Lot Like A Democrat
We owe a debt of gratitude to MSNBC for giving us this great graphic. When you look at it you realize that there is actually no daylight between Hillary Clinton and John Kasich on any of these issues.
Why Is Marco Rubio Keeping Control Of All Of His Delegates?
Usually when a candidate suspends their campaign they release their delegates. Rubio is not
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The Only Four Things Really Worth Knowing From Tuesday’s GOP Town Hall
Tuesday night was CNN’s GOP Town Hall, and while much was said, and there is plenty to talk about, there are only four things that are important to know going forward. Only four things that tell you something you didn’t already know. Four things worth knowing. Here they are.
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The Battle to Save America Begins, Once Again, in Wisconsin
Back in 2010, America was struggling with a financial crisis it could not resolve and state budgets were creaking under its load. States were unable to meet their obligations and the budgetary outlook for the future was even more bleak. For the sake of the long-term health of the country, something had to be done. You know the rest of the story. Scott Walker grabbed | Read More »
WATCH: Trump Stands By Lewandowski, Suggests Fields’ Pen Was A Threat, And Also Other Crazy Nonsense
Yeah for one the headline pretty much sums up the whole thing. At the CNN GOP Presidential Town Hall on Tuesday, Donald Trump quintupled down on Corey Lewandowski, standing by his man and saying … well some pretty wild stuff. Watch: “whether it’s a little bomb” … He says the Secret Service didn’t know if it was a bomb. Hey guess what? The Secret Service | Read More »
Donald Trump’s Amazing Technicolor Dream List of Government’s Functions from CNN’s Town Hall [VIDEO]
At CNN’s GOP Presidential Town Hall on Tuesday, Donald Trump was asked about what he thinks the top three legitimate functions of government are. His answer was, in exactly three words…
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Watch Jake Tapper Blast President Obama As A Hypocrite (VIDEO)
Has there ever been a President who has enjoyed a nearly eight year honeymoon with the media, outside of President Obama? For him to whine about the lack of tough media coverage is like Donald Trump whining about the lack of media coverage at all. P Here is what the President had to say: “A job well done is about more than just handing someone | Read More »
CNN Republican Presidential Town Hall Starts Now
Between wife-gate, grab-gate, and for some reason, Kasich’s persistent existence, there could be a lot of tough questions tonight from Anderson Cooper. Consider this an open thread.
Sarah Palin’s PAC Uses Ted Cruz As An Example Of Conservatives It Supports
Even though Sarah Palin says Trump is conservative and Cruz is an establishment sell out, her PAC is using Ted Cruz as an example of the candidates it wants to elect
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Trump Goes Insane Over Lewandowski Arrest, Questions Bruises on Fields (VIDEO)
Donald Trump looked practically unhinged this afternoon as he spoke with reporters about his campaign manager’s arrest. Watch him unravel as he blathers on about the legitimacy of Michelle Fields’ bruises and declares that she “should have screamed” if she was grabbed. Trump: “There’s not even a change of expression on her face…you take a look at her initial statement- it sounded like she got | Read More »