The New York Times Libels Steve Scalise
The layers and layers of fact checkers and editors that the media employs are often terrible at their jobs, but seldom do you see a failure as spectacular as this. I am not a huge fan of and would prefer that someone else be elected Majority Whip. But it now seems clear that the allegation that he spoke at a white supremacist rally is outright | Read More »
Fake Steve Scalise racism story shopped to blogger by vengeful Scalise opponent.
The Steve Scalise story is now becoming one of Don’t Trust Your Political Sources TOO Much, Folks.
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Ditch Scalise For Not being Conservative Enough, Not For A BS Racism Charge
Have you heard? 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 the token Conservative in leadership. Despite the fact | Read More »
New House GOP Spin: Scalise Hanging With Racists Helps Him Work With Conservatives
The House GOP will stand by , signaling they will hold their leadership to lesser standards than they would conservatives. Now they are just rubbing everybody’s nose in it. Their latest spin, courtesy of the Washington Post, is that Scalise’s ability to connect with racists makes him a bridge builder between conservatives and Speaker Boehner. I kid you not. From the article: Racist elements have | Read More »
Why it is important that Steve Scalise step down as Majority Whip
The news has broken that once and future GOP Whip, Louisiana Representative Steve Scalise, spoke at conference hosted by the group founded by Louisiana politician and egregious racist David Duke: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise spoke to a gathering of white nationalists in 2002, his office confirmed on Monday. Mr. Scalise, then a Louisiana state legislator, spoke to a suburban New Orleans conference of an organization founded by former | 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 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, it’s possible that Rep. Scalise gave a wink | 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, , 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 Rights Organization — Robert Costa (@costareports) December | Read More »
Lobbyist for AT&T and Sony Corp Helps Pick Steve Scalise’s Staff
As more and more Americans wise up to the fact that Wall Street values and Main Street values are not necessarily the same, the House Republican leadership’s new team is firmly planting its flag with big business against individuals and Main Street. Steve Scalise has let a lobbyist for major corporations play a role in hiring staff, according to the Politico. Scalise is now the | Read More »
People are policy: GOP Whip lets lobbyist choose his staff
After the untimely demise of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, deputy whip, Louisiana Congressman Steve Scalise was elevated to majority whip– the guy responsible for moving the GOP’s legislative agenda forward. Now we have an inkling of what we have to look forward to next session. Via Politico: House Majority Whip Steve Scalise got some help interviewing potential new hires for his press shop from | Read More »
Border bill moves to vote in the House
After a conservative revolt yesterday forced the GOP leadership’s border funding bill to be pulled from the floor, a new bill is ready to pass. The new legislation — described to GOP lawmakers in a closed-door meeting in the Capitol — uses new language from Texas Rep. John Carter and Alabama Rep. Robert Aderholt to change a 2008 trafficking law that made it harder to | Read More »
Boehner Has Time to Salvage a Ridiculous Farce Descended to Stupidity
House Republican leaders had a closed door meeting with their conference late yesterday where they blasted Senator Ted Cruz for obstructing their plans to hand more than $600 million of your tax dollars to the man they’re also suing for not doing his job, Barack Obama. As an aside, Senator Jeff Sessions deserves a great deal of praise, along with Senator Cruz, for his actions | Read More »
Rep. Marlin Stutzman Running for House Majority Whip
Less than nine months after being kicked off the House GOP whip team, Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) has thrown his hat into the race for Majority Whip. The GOP’s top whip post opened up as soon as current whip Rep. Kevin McCarthy made it clear he wants the newly open job of House Majority Leader. Outgoing majority leader Rep. Eric Cantor was dealt a stinging | Read More »
Tech at Night: Marsha Blackburn dings Obama on transparency. Just how secure is Tor against the US Government?
Funny how Bitcoin ATM installations get all that hype, but their later flops and removals get much less attention.
They’ve got to be so desperate for good news in the Bitcoin community. Imagine being one of those suckers who bought in at $1000 or even $800, only to get hit with the steady drumbeat of Bitcoin criminality and government attacks.
And don’t forget: Bitcoin mining is getting harder all the time. As time goes on, mining is going to get so hard that the pool will thin, making it easier for a well-off team to take over 51% of the network and hijack the whole thing. If that hasn’t already happened yet. Because if you had 51% of Bitcoin, wouldn’t you… hide some of your resources under an alias so as not to scare people off?
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