The Last Week
This is, thankfully, the final week in the run up to the general election. The day after, I’ll have a post-election call. You can sign up for it here. This week, the Democrats are going to pull out all the stops. In North Carolina, they’re focusing on Trayvon Martin to scare black voters. In Georgia, they are focused on Ferguson for the same thing. More | Read More »
RedState Weekly Briefing: GOP Wave?? Ebola Quarantine, Religious Assault, and More! #RSWB
This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, Caleb Howe, and I discuss the developing GOP wave, the Ebola quarantine and the White House push back, the Democratic assault on religious liberty and religion itself, and more. We should be live just after 7 pm Eastern. If you would like to join in the discussion, ask questions, or get to the links | Read More »
White House pretends that not trusting them on immigration is crazy-talk.
There are times when I don’t really get this administration’s messaging strategy. The White House said Wednesday it was “crazy” to attempt to divine the president’s post-election plans for an immigration executive order based on a procurement request issued by the Department of Homeland Security. “I mean, this is crazy,” White House press secretary Josh Earnest said, adding he would caution reporters against “making assumptions” based on | Read More »
Somebody at @TexasAFP has a truly VICIOUS sense of humor.
I approve. Get a head start by voting early this year! Early voting in Texas starts October 20th and ends October 31st. pic.twitter.com/b6LMyUIpmy — AFP – Texas (@TexasAFP) October 20, 2014 Moe Lane (crosspost) PS: It occurs to me that people who were never Democrats may not get the full effect of that poster. Trust me: the iconography and style is deliberately designed to send | Read More »
RedState Weekly Briefing: September 28, 2014 Horse Race Update, Islamic Beheading in the USA & The People’s Climate March #RSWB
This week on the RedState Weekly Briefing Caleb Howe, Thomas LaDuke, Joe Cunningham, and I discuss the 2014 Horse Race Update, an Islamic beheading in Oklahoma, which I should point out Caleb did real journalism on, and The People’s Climate March. We should be live just after 7 pm Eastern. Don’t miss out!! And for those who miss out, you can catch the replay above | Read More »
A Question of Optics: Rand Paul vs. Barack Obama
What They Did On Summer Vacation If you think that President Obama can provide you with health care, let him take a scalpel to your eye. I dare you – Kevin Williamson, NRO There is something genuinely tiresome about the tone of a lot of political commentary regarding how medical doctors spend their time caring for people in other countries. There | Read More »
The Hill more or less publishes its ‘Democratic candidates in 2016′ list.
Much like Republicans in 2008, Democrats in 2016 have no second page of good candidates in reserve.
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RSC Tried To Solve GOP’s Women Problem
Single women could be a deciding factor in the 2014 midterms. Democrats know they’re the key to keeping the majority in the Senate, so how do conservatives push back against war on women narratives? The Republican Study Committee hosted a panel about these issues facing conservative women earlier this month. The Wall Street Journal Kimberley Strassel, who moderated the panel, said reaching women voters is | Read More »
Illegal Border Crossings Have To Be Bad Omen For November
From a simple list on Drudge, one has to believe that the situation in the border states has got to be looming quite large on the minds and nightmares of many of our illustrious Representatives and Senator. prayer rug found on AZ border… Volunteers work to identify bodies of dead children… PROTESTS SPREAD: MI RESIDENTS FIGHT PLANS TO HOUSE ILLEGALS… Shipment to San Diego halted… | Read More »
Mary Burke’s poor (in many senses*) gubernatorial campaign against Scott Walker.
While this is a very interesting article written about Democratic Wisconsin gubernatorial candidate Mary Burke (who will likely to face Scott Walker in November), this is the most important sentence in the whole thing: So far, neither the Democratic Governors Association nor EMILY’s List (which spent $3.5 million to help elect Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin in 2012) has launched ads on Burke’s behalf, and both | Read More »
Employees Behind Failed Cover Oregon Website Getting Nice Bonuses
My fellow Contributor Moe Lane has spent a lot of time covering the absolute fiasco that is Oregon’s Obamacare Exchange. Here’s one more story for the long list of problems: in yet another case of “so tone deaf it has to involve government”, the employees responsible for the Cover Oregon website, unarguably the worst among all state exchanges and so bad that the state has | Read More »
Obamacare Causes 2,130 More Insurance Cancellations in Colorado
Today’s bad news for Obamacare comes from Colorado. Thanks to the state GOP’s Tumblr (yes that platform has a real use), we now know that the ACA has caused the cancellation of 2,130 more insurance policies in the state. They note: Colorado’s Department of Insurance (DOI) announced today in a letter to Colorado Senate Republicans that 2,320 more insurance policies in Colorado will be canceled due to | Read More »