Elizabeth Warren will raise taxes on the poor.
To set the scene: below is an annotated excerpt from the ‘independent’ video that is currently causing shortness of breath (and soon probably lightness of wallet) among the contingent of the Online Left who really and truly believe that their professional politician class is avoiding full-throated, Huey Long-style, Left-populist rants for no good reason. Well, Elizabeth Warren, new-minted sacrificial lamb Democratic candidate for MA-SEN, is | Read More »
Aw. John Tierney’s (D, MA-06) wife can’t go to a party!
Because of that pesky GPS bracelet on her calf. Those big meanies in Massachusetts, making her stay under the indignity of house arrest for one, itty-bitty conviction of “iding and abetting the filing of false tax returns by her brother, Robert Eremian, a fugitive from federal charges of racketeering, illegal gambling, money laundering and witness tampering.” I mean, she served a whole month of jail | Read More »
Another state legislature passes labor union reform.
Much like similar laws passed in states like Wisconsin and Ohio, the legislation will go after public sector union abuse of collective bargaining over health care. Let me refresh people about why that’s important: it’s important because the public perception of benefits packages has traditionally been that they are somehow fundamentally different than wages; this despite the fact that a person who used to have, | Read More »
New Tone: Union Thugs Assault Woman, Arbitrate ‘Badness’ of Jews, Berate Black Man
Yesterday, Massachusetts Democrat Representative Mike Capuano encouraged union members to go out in the streets and get a little bloody, as Guy Benson at TownHall reported earlier: A Democratic Congressman from Massachusetts is raising the stakes in the nation’s fight over the future of public employee unions, saying emails aren’t enough to show support and that it is time to “get a little bloody.” “I’m proud to be here with people | Read More »
, Mike Capuano
, Nancy Pelosi
, Service Employees International Union
, Tabitha Hale
, union thugs
Meet Marty Lamb (R CAND, MA).
Marty is running for Congress, just as soon as he knows which district he’s in. That’s because of redistricting; and Marty has some very interesting information on redistricting… and how it applies to the City of Boston. Hint: it’s not good news for the entrenched Democratic leadership. Marty’s kept his old site here; it’ll be updated in the future to reflect the current election cycle. | Read More »
Tolerance and Diversity: Teaching Girls That Misogyny And Beatings Are An Honor
“Allah honored wives by instating the punishment of beatings.” So said Cleric Sa’d Arafat earlier this year. Last month, a Wellesley, Massachusetts public school took a trip to a mosque, where the school children were taught to pray to that same Allah. The result is stunning: an unabashed exercise in Islamic dawa, the “call to Islam” and the manner by which the Brotherhood’s spiritual guide, | Read More »
Tags: cleric s'ad arafat
, conservative women
, George W Bush
, Muslim women
John Tierney’s (D, MA-06) wife to plead guilty to tax fraud.
It’s bad enough when Democratic politicians commit tax fraud on their own: now they’re having it show up among family members. What is this, contagious or something? Maybe we should make them start wearing face masks. Or biohazard suits. The executive summary of this story is that Tierney’s wife is going to plead guilty to “four counts of aiding and abetting the filing of false | Read More »
Meet Sean Bielat (R CAND, MA-04).
Sean is running against Barney Frank, and any other year that might be a daunting prospect. This being 2010, and it’s sufficiently worrisome to Frank that he’s bringing in Bill Clinton to campaign for him. We talked to Sean about this, and other aspects of the race: Sean’s website is here. Keep an eye on this race; it’s got the right combination of a serious | Read More »
Democratic 2012 Massachusetts strategy: Kennedy.
Kennedy Kennedy Kennedy. They’re trying to recruit Victoria Kennedy (Ted Kennedy’s widow) for the seat for 2012. They actually tried to get her to run in 2010, but she refused – and she’s supposedly refusing now, but apparently the possible challengers to Scott Brown have already been collectively weighed by the state party, and found wanting. So there seems to be no better options for | Read More »
Further Relegating The Constitution To Irrelevance One State Law At A Time
On reliable authority (from those much smarter than I) I’m told that this notion of abandoning the traditions of the Electoral College is well within the rights of the “some several States” as afforded them in the 12th Amendment to the US Constitution and that sending Electors from each of these “some several States” with specific instructions to cast their ballot for the person with | Read More »
At RedState we’ve hammered for a long time the idea that your local politics matter. We also give plenty of attention to federal elections for the House, the Senate, and of course the President. But governors matter, too. The next governor of South Carolina will affect us all. As will Georgia’s, Ohio’s, and Oregon’s. It doesn’t matter where you live. These Governors, as well as | Read More »
, new hampshire
, New Mexico
, New York
, Rhode Island
, South Carolina
A Shot Across the Bow from the Bay State
Let’s cut right to the chase: Scott Brown’s resounding defeat of Martha Coakley demonstrates many things. Chief among these is the vulnerability of every Democrat in the current election year, the impotence of the Democrats’ current leader and sitting President to sway public opinion in any vital race (Corzine, Deeds, Coakley….), and the true unpopularity of the health care monstrosity the Democratic supermajority has been | Read More »
Martha Coakley and the anti-American agenda.
If you read no further, support Scott Brown. In 1804, Thomas Jefferson wrote to Abigail Adams on the free exercise of individual conscience in America, and its indispensability to our freedoms. We may disagree, wrote the Founder, but that disagreement is to be welcomed, not crushed: “I tolerate with utmost latitude the right of others to differ with me in opinion without imputing to them | Read More »
DOOMWatch Another Poll with Brown Leading
h/t Steven Foley A Virginia polling firm [Crosstarget] has conducted a poll for the guys over at Pajamas Media, and the results are stunning. I know, I said the same thing last night, well this one is more stunning. Brown Leads by 15%which is well outside the margin of error of +/- 3.19%. Follow me for the details…
My Working Theory on Brown v. Coakley: Democrats Want Brown to Win
Clayton (you guys remember him, right?) suggested this and I think he is right. My working theory of the Massachusetts race is that a lot of Democrats desperately want Scott Brown to win. From Blanche Lincoln to Ben Nelson to Evan Bayh, they are privately praying Scott Brown cleans Martha Coakley‘s clock. Now they won’t admit it in public, but they know if Brown wins, | Read More »