Ditch Scalise For Not being Conservative Enough, Not For A BS Racism Charge
Have you heard? Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) 56% burned a cross on MLK Jr. day while riding on David Duke’s shoulders waving a Confederate flag soaked in African American and Jewish blood. Oh, and he is in the Republican Leadership as the token Conservative. Actually, everything in that first paragraph was a lie. Well, all except for the part about Scalise being | Read More »
Quiz for the Media: David Duke or Louis Farrakhan?
Greetings, members of the media who might be stopping by to see how RedState is responding to the news that Republican Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) 56% spoke to a group that is aligned with David Duke. We understand that it is a slow news day, but that doesn’t mean it’s ever the wrong day to broad brush all Republicans as racist! So, | Read More »
In Defense of Steve Scalise
“And maybe he did something he shouldn’t have done come and he spent the rest of his life making it up. And that’s what a good person does. There are no perfect people. There are certainly no perfect politicians.” Those are the words of one politician attempting to justify another’s allegiance with a known hate group. If you followed anything in the media this evening, | Read More »
Steve Scalise, David Duke, and Electability Over Principle
I do not think Steve Scalise is a racist. I may disagree with him on a lot of policy, but I do not think he is a bad or indecent person. In fact, he is a very nice person and there is bipartisan agreement on that front. My problem with Steve Scalise is judgment. He, like much of the Republican leadership, is so focused on | Read More »
How Do You Show Up at a David Duke Event and Not Know What It Is?
In 2002, a year after not long before Trent Lott was driven from office in December of 2002, for his statements about support Strom Thurmond, Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) 56%, now the number three Republican in the House of Representatives, went to a David Duke organized event. The gathering was in 2002, hosted by David Duke outfit called the European-American Unity and | Read More »
PURITY! They Were Never Part of the Coalition Anyway
Jimmy LaSalvia of or formerly of GOProud is on Facebook letting everyone know Ken Cuccinelli is the 2013 equivalent of David Duke. Because two dudes not being able to buy a china pattern together is the same as not being able to vote, being forced to use separate bathrooms, and being attacked by fire hoses and dogs in the streets.His GOProud partner, Chris Barron went | Read More »
NY Democrats Not Entirely Insane, but Still Love Corruption
As Moe alluded to earlier, the New York primaries were tonight. NY Democrats have managed to avoid completely embarrassing themselves, but being Democrats, they still managed to avoid fully following common sense. Yes, they managed to send Charlie Rangel back, despite a strong challenge from State Sen. Adriano Espillat. Of course, his arrogance was on full display: Earlier in the day, Rangel said he’s still | Read More »