Annually, I like to use today, as the most appropriate day, to tell you all how thankful I am for each of you. I know many of you pray for me and this site, and I very much appreciate it. I appreciate the front page contributors here who make me look good and, day in and day out, provide some of the best commentary in | Read More »
How The Internet Would Have Covered The First Thanksgiving
These days, a thing hasn’t happened if it hasn’t happened to the internet. If you don’t read about a story online, does it exist? Here at RedState, we say absolutely not. So in order to make the first Thanksgiving more real, to bring it home for us all, we’ve compiled some screenshots that show …
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The Onion explains (obliquely) why Democrats should ignore #ofa’s #obamacare Thanksgiving advice.
Point (The Daily Caller): America’s families will soon get their turkey, potatoes and cranberries at Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners — but some will also get a tableside political pitch for the Obamacare insurance network. President Barack Obama’s deputies at Organizing for Action are urging supporters to give an Obamacare pitch to their relatives during the most iconic of American family and religious events. “Take advantage | Read More »
Not even on Thanksgiving morning do I get to sleep in. I have to get my Big Green Egg up to temperature, smear butter all over a turkey that I’ve had brining all night, shove a few fruits, vegetables, and herbs up its rear end, and get to smoking over some hickory and apple wood. Regular readers of the site know my wife is an | Read More »
I Believe and Am Thankful
Marco Rubio is getting beaten up by the press for not decisively and convincingly saying he thinks the world is billions of years old. The press gave Barack Obama a pass for largely the same answer. This issue has become the new litmus test in the media for conservative politicians. Believing what was believed to be literally true for a few thousand years is now | Read More »
Welcome to RedState at Thanksgiving
There is no morning briefing today. I’m filling in for Neil Boortz. You can listen live right here. There’ll be posts up today, just a bit slower than normal.
“The turkeys are hitting the ground like sacks of wet cement”
Yes, folks, the moment you’ve been waiting for … the annual “WKRP Turkey Drop Open Thread” “With God as my witness, I thought turkeys could fly” Happy Thanksgiving, my friends. Enjoy the day, and give thanks to God today for the many blessings in your lives. (Oh, and this is an open thread. Talk amongst yourselves…)
Thanksgiving reflections on the American political tradition.
Some months ago on a lively email list of which I am a member, a discussion of some controverted legal doctrines digressed into a debate over the status of the Preamble to the US Constitution. Several incisive lawyers insisted that its status, legally, is nil. They allowed that the phrase “We the People” establishes the legitimacy of the document as having been made by consent, | Read More »