McCain wants Stand Your Ground laws “reviewed”
Senator John McCain on State of the Union this morning said he wanted to leave the Senate. I think. Maybe I misunderstood him. “I can also see that Stand Your Ground law may be something that needs to be reviewed by the Florida legislature or any other legislature that has passed such legislation.” And that’s pretty much the backstory. McCain wants the self defense laws “reviewed” | Read More »
Rand Paul: “Over My Dead Body”
Brietbart has up an exclusive interview with Senator Rand Paul and in it we are treated to this warning… “I basically say he [Obama] is bailing them out over my dead body because we don’t have any money in Washington.” – Paul was speaking, of course, over the Detroit debacle. The debacle which had people screaming for a bailout even back in December. “Our people in an overwhelming | Read More »
Professor Rachel Jeantel Provides a Lesson on Proper Use of the “N” Word
Unless you’ve been under a rock for the past week, you’ve probably seen or heard about Rachel Jeantel. Ms Jeantel was a friend of Trayvon Martin’s. She was speaking to him on the phone at the time of Martin’s and Zimmerman’s altercation. And she was a witness for the…well, you decide the last part as I’m still a little unsure quite frankly. Last night Piers Morgan did | Read More »
Protesters bring Urine, Feces, and more fun stuff to Texas State Capital
When protests didn’t work, Pro-Choicers in Austin unveiled a new way to get attention for their cause. Bring stuff to the State house and get ready to fling it. DPS gave out this press release. “The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) today received information that individuals planned to use a variety of items or props to disrupt legislative proceedings at the Texas Capitol. Therefore for | Read More »
Are we annexing the moon, or do we just declare dibs?
The Hill reports Dems Donna Apollo and Eddie Johnson of Texas are proposing House Resolution 2617 or as its affectionately known by its simple title The Apollo Lunar Landing Sites National Historical Park, which will be based on the moon. It will be where the Apollo missions landed between 1969 and 1972 and encompass where we landed on the moon and include all the stuff we | Read More »
Breaking: Rick Perry Not Seeking Gov Re-election update: sources claim he WILL run for Pres
He said he was going to announce something big, and this is it. No word on presidential plans…….yet. Will update if more becomes available. Otherwise just use it as an open thread. UPDATE: While Perry did not say he would run in 2016 for president, National Journal has talked to several ” sources” saying yeah, he’s running again. “Rick Perry is stepping down as the longest-serving | Read More »
Lois Lerner Seeks Immunity for Not Doing Anything Wrong
I’m confused. But before you break out into a chorus of “amen to that”, consider Ms. Lerner is more confused than I am. Last month she went before the House Oversight committee which is trying to get to the bottom of exactly why the IRS would want to slow walk requests from conservative organizations seeking non profit status. Last month, she went before the committee and invoked the fifth | Read More »
President of ICE union slams Corker-Hoeven. And doesn’t have nice words for Rubio either.
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council came out back in May (along with the union representing deportation agents) to publicly oppose the ’immigration reform’ bill. And since then the union has kept tabs on what the Gang of 8 has done and subsequent amendments. Carolyn May has up an article today at Daily Caller where the National ICE Council President Chris Crane is calling out senators to vote no on C-H. ICE | Read More »
The Rubio v West Diary
Depending on which rabbit holes on the net you fall into, you’re going to stumble on the Allen West/Marco Rubio thing. I call it a “thing” because at this point there’s not a lot to the story. More like a bunch of writers wanting to stir up something or, who knows, maybe wishful dreaming. In brief, Allen West went on a radio show this morning | Read More »
Get Ready to Welcome our Newest State…North Colorado! Secession talks getting underway.
“This is not a stunt. This is a very serious deliberative discussion that’s going on.” That’s the word from Weld County Colorado Commissioner Sean Conway. Apparently, the northern counties are strong in agriculture and energy, but over regulation in the energy industry is causing problems for the nor-Cols and they’re not getting a lot of support from the dem leaders in the legislature or the Governor’s | Read More »