Open Thread: Chris Christie’s Powerful Comments on Drug Abuse
Chris Christie is not my first choice for 2016, but I have to give credit where it is due. He is a talented politician who excels in handling town hall meetings. He is also an advocate of reforming how we handle drug addiction and those who suffer from it. It appears to be one of the signature issues of his campaign for the Presidency, and | Read More »
Open Thread: College Students Want Boehner to Resign…Over Deflategate
For a weekend open thread, I give you more evidence of the sad state of both media reporting and education in America. Doubtless, most RedState Contributors and readers would love to see resign the Speakership, but among his many mistakes, causing Deflategate is not one of them. To test how aware college students are of current events, the folks over at the Centennial Institute went | Read More »
Friday Open Thread: Questionable School Lunches Edition
Alright everyone, it’s Friday. We’re almost at the end of the week. We’ve managed to make it through tax day–or at least I hope you have, but we can never be to sure with the IRS–and can no focus on the rest of our lives for the next few months. Right now, though, it’s close to lunch time if you live on the East Coast, | Read More »
The ‘Anything political besides Hillary Clinton’ Overnight Sunday Open Thread.
Because I can’t imagine that all of you are any less tired of that woman than I am right now. It’s been a horribly slow Sunday in the news, and honestly I will start gibbering at the moon* if I don’t have other news to pontificate about. It’s all no doubt necessary that we have the current tawdry round of stories play out – as | Read More »
New Year’s Eve Open Thread
For many people, today is a day of big celebrations–which inevitably bleed into tomorrow morning–of the old year passing and the new one beginning. I’m sure many of our RedState readers will be doing something to commemorate the occasion. It might be a party with friends, or it could just be as simple as ringing in the new year with your family. Some of you | Read More »
The ‘This LA-SEN Runoff race is turning into a bloodbath’ open thread.
The Louisiana Senate race got called three minutes in, which was two minutes too slow. The map looks hysterical. It’s a bad day for Louisiana Democrats, period. Time for the song. Open thread.
UPDATE: It’s Over. “No” Wins; Open Thread: Scottish Independence Referendum Results
The polls have closed in Scotland, and the results will soon be coming in. The time of reckoning for the United Kingdom is upon us, and a 307 year old union is at risk of breaking up. The BBC is tracking the results of the referendum on their website. The Guardian will be liveblogging the results throughout the evening. The Daily Mail has an amazing heatmap tracking social | Read More »
Centennial of Britain Entering WWI Open Thread
On August 4, 1914, at 11pm London time (6pm EST here in the United States), the British Parliament’s House of Commons voted to declare war on Germany. The UK’s Telegraph has an excellent series of articles detailing, hour by hour, the events leading up to the declaration. Here is their recounting of what happened today 100 years ago. The decision was not an easy one for | Read More »
Tuesday Night Primaries Open Thread.
Well, there’s Georgia, and Kentucky, and Oregon’s: also, Idaho? – Anyway, here’s a thread for all of those. As usual, AoSHQDD is covering the close ones. Moe Lane PS: Folks? Just… stay frosty, OK? Look at what happened to the anti-war, Bush-hating Left; some of them are still trapped inside their own personal Hell-space, and it’s been going on six years now. You don’t want | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ An Open Thread
Found this picture to depict the excitement I feel with the progress we are making. There’s nothing like gushing, falling water to create a sense of breakthrough and refreshing. I don’t have time to do a lot of research for a lengthy article, today. I just moved and am very busy getting settled in but forced myself to stop and get up an open thread. | Read More »
The Watercooler ~ An Open Thread
Found this picture to depict the excitement I feel with the progress we are making. There’s nothing like gushing, falling water to create a sense of breakthrough and refreshing. I don’t have time to do a lot of research for a lengthy article, today. I just moved and am very busy getting settled in but forced myself to stop and get an open thread up. | Read More »
MAILBAG: I shall contact the Attorney General
Every day we get hundreds of emails to our contact address, many of these emails are generally supportive, but occasionally there are complaints. When the complaint come, it is my job to assess the complaint and take appropriate action to resolve the same. Today, I received two emails which asked me to unsubscribe two individuals from our Morning Briefing mailing list. I have attached the | Read More »
OPEN THREAD: Mitch McConnell – HARDCORE!!
This morning Team Mitch released a campaign video. The video didn’t address the many betrayals committed by the Senate Minority Leader, as detailed by Erick this morning. Instead it attempted to paint McConnell as working hard for America. But what it really did is give off the feeling that I shouldn’t trust this guy to run the carpool for school.
Our own Ben Howe was taken a bit aback by the horribleness of the Team Mitch ad and decided to improve upon it greatly.
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